Period
to 20 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 379 388 318
Rank change year-on-year +9 -70 +27
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1,347 1,313 1,999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.81% 0.80% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.94% 1.95% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 905 993 1,644
England median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £117,500 £112,500 £107,500
UK median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +3.70%

Foreign Exchange (FX) is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 69,378 67,329 83,686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.94% 40.83% 42.45%
Number of salaries quoted 54,909 55,390 68,080
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) in England.

Salary trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) in England over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Foreign Exchange (FX) in England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the England region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +16 1,286 £75,000 - 138
South West 0 19 £70,000 -20.00% 3
South East -8 18 £49,000 -2.00% 5
Midlands +9 16 £39,000 -35.00% 2
East Midlands +17 12 £45,000 -25.00% 2
North of England -14 6 £43,750 +9.38% 1
West Midlands -8 4 £37,500 -37.50%
North West -24 4 £45,000 +12.50%
East of England -52 2 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £38,250 - 1
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 965 (71.64%) Finance
2 611 (45.36%) Banking
3 516 (38.31%) Java
4 474 (35.19%) Front Office
5 420 (31.18%) Investment Banking
6 391 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
7 365 (27.10%) Derivative
8 355 (26.35%) SQL
9 320 (23.76%) Equities
10 316 (23.46%) Fixed Income
11 285 (21.16%) Linux
12 248 (18.41%) Degree
13 247 (18.34%) Asset Management
14 235 (17.45%) Unix
15 229 (17.00%) Multithreading
16 219 (16.26%) C#
17 215 (15.96%) C++
17 215 (15.96%) Electronic Trading
18 210 (15.59%) Wealth Management
19 207 (15.37%) Retail Banking
20 199 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
21 196 (14.55%) Fintech
22 184 (13.66%) Low Latency
23 178 (13.21%) Risk Management
24 170 (12.62%) Python
25 164 (12.18%) Test Automation
26 160 (11.88%) OO
27 147 (10.91%) Mathematics
28 137 (10.17%) JavaScript
29 126 (9.35%) SDLC

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (2.82%) Confluence
2 36 (2.67%) Apache
3 17 (1.26%) Tomcat
4 13 (0.97%) Apache Spark
4 13 (0.97%) Apache Synapse
4 13 (0.97%) DataSynapse
5 9 (0.67%) CMS
5 9 (0.67%) JBoss
5 9 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
6 6 (0.45%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.30%) IIS
8 3 (0.22%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.15%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.15%) nginx
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.074%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.074%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.074%) SAS
Applications
1 36 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.67%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.074%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 24 (1.78%) ION MarketView
2 22 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (1.11%) MetaTrader
4 14 (1.04%) Actimize
5 11 (0.82%) SAP CO
5 11 (0.82%) SAP FI
5 11 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
5 11 (0.82%) SAP S/4HANA
6 8 (0.59%) RMDS
7 7 (0.52%) Kondor
7 7 (0.52%) thinkFolio
7 7 (0.52%) Workfront
8 4 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.30%) LatentZero
9 3 (0.22%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 3 (0.22%) Summit
10 2 (0.15%) Cognos Planning
10 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.15%) Elite 3E
10 2 (0.15%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 60 (4.45%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.41%) Office 365
3 13 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (0.67%) Yarn
5 8 (0.59%) OpenShift
6 5 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (0.37%) SaaS
6 5 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (0.30%) IaaS
8 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.22%) CloudFront
8 3 (0.22%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.15%) Akamai
9 2 (0.15%) Force.com
9 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.15%) Lucidchart
9 2 (0.15%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 22 (1.63%) FIX Connectivity
3 16 (1.19%) DNS
4 14 (1.04%) DHCP
4 14 (1.04%) WAN
5 12 (0.89%) LAN
5 12 (0.89%) Multicast
6 5 (0.37%) ATM
6 5 (0.37%) Internet
6 5 (0.37%) VPN
7 4 (0.30%) Firewall
7 4 (0.30%) NetScaler
7 4 (0.30%) Skype
8 3 (0.22%) BGP
8 3 (0.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.22%) HTTP
8 3 (0.22%) MPLS
8 3 (0.22%) OSPF
8 3 (0.22%) tcpdump
8 3 (0.22%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 57 (4.23%) Relational Database
3 54 (4.01%) Blockchain
4 36 (2.67%) Oracle Database
5 35 (2.60%) Big Data
6 27 (2.00%) RDBMS
6 27 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 26 (1.93%) KDB
8 22 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (1.04%) MySQL
10 12 (0.89%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (0.67%) SQLPlus
12 8 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.52%) HBase
13 7 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (0.45%) Data Mart
14 6 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (0.37%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 91 (6.76%) JIRA
2 78 (5.79%) Git (software)
3 53 (3.93%) Maven
4 52 (3.86%) Jenkins
5 36 (2.67%) JUnit
6 31 (2.30%) Selenium
7 29 (2.15%) Cucumber
8 25 (1.86%) TeamCity
9 22 (1.63%) SoapUI
10 21 (1.56%) Subversion
11 18 (1.34%) Gradle
12 15 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (0.97%) GCC
14 12 (0.89%) IntelliJ
15 10 (0.74%) Artifactory
15 10 (0.74%) Visual Studio
15 10 (0.74%) webpack
16 9 (0.67%) NUnit
16 9 (0.67%) Protractor
16 9 (0.67%) Toad
General
1 965 (71.64%) Finance
2 611 (45.36%) Banking
3 474 (35.19%) Front Office
4 420 (31.18%) Investment Banking
5 207 (15.37%) Retail Banking
6 122 (9.06%) Back Office
7 52 (3.86%) Financial Institution
8 27 (2.00%) Advertising
9 14 (1.04%) French Language
10 11 (0.82%) Games
10 11 (0.82%) Legal
11 10 (0.74%) Retail
12 8 (0.59%) Spanish Language
13 7 (0.52%) Italian Language
13 7 (0.52%) Marketing
13 7 (0.52%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.22%) Billing
14 3 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.22%) German Language
14 3 (0.22%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 600 (44.54%) Developer
2 338 (25.09%) Analyst
3 233 (17.30%) Java Developer
4 155 (11.51%) Business Analyst
5 112 (8.31%) Senior Developer
6 84 (6.24%) C# Developer
7 81 (6.01%) Support Analyst
8 79 (5.86%) C++ Developer
9 76 (5.64%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 66 (4.90%) Applications Support
11 62 (4.60%) Consultant
12 61 (4.53%) Banking Analyst
13 57 (4.23%) Python Developer
14 54 (4.01%) .NET Developer
15 53 (3.93%) Business Consultant
16 50 (3.71%) Quantitative Developer
17 46 (3.41%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
17 46 (3.41%) Project Manager
18 39 (2.90%) Front Office Developer
19 38 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (8.76%) FIX Protocol
2 112 (8.31%) HTML
3 101 (7.50%) .NET
3 101 (7.50%) HTML5
4 70 (5.20%) React
5 68 (5.05%) AngularJS
6 65 (4.83%) REST
7 61 (4.53%) CSS
8 41 (3.04%) WPF
9 38 (2.82%) Web Services
10 37 (2.75%) XML
11 35 (2.60%) Spring
12 34 (2.52%) WCF
13 31 (2.30%) JSON
14 30 (2.23%) jQuery
14 30 (2.23%) Redux
15 28 (2.08%) Akka
15 28 (2.08%) CSS3
15 28 (2.08%) Middleware
15 28 (2.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 365 (27.10%) Derivative
2 320 (23.76%) Equities
3 316 (23.46%) Fixed Income
4 199 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
5 196 (14.55%) Fintech
6 98 (7.28%) Computer Science
7 65 (4.83%) Algorithms
8 60 (4.45%) Credit Derivative
9 58 (4.31%) Greenfield Project
10 52 (3.86%) Hedge funds
11 46 (3.41%) OTC Derivatives
12 44 (3.27%) Market Risk
13 42 (3.12%) Credit Risk
14 38 (2.82%) Equity Derivative
15 35 (2.60%) Data Structures
16 34 (2.52%) Virtual Team
17 31 (2.30%) User Experience
18 29 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
19 27 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
20 23 (1.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 285 (21.16%) Linux
2 235 (17.45%) Unix
3 114 (8.46%) Windows
4 42 (3.12%) Solaris
5 13 (0.97%) Android
6 12 (0.89%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.89%) Windows 10
7 10 (0.74%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.67%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.074%) CentOS
11 1 (0.074%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (18.34%) Asset Management
3 229 (17.00%) Multithreading
4 215 (15.96%) Electronic Trading
5 210 (15.59%) Wealth Management
6 184 (13.66%) Low Latency
7 178 (13.21%) Risk Management
8 164 (12.18%) Test Automation
9 160 (11.88%) OO
10 147 (10.91%) Mathematics
11 126 (9.35%) SDLC
12 117 (8.69%) TDD
13 110 (8.17%) Project Management
14 90 (6.68%) Scrum
15 89 (6.61%) Change Management
16 87 (6.46%) Continuous Integration
17 82 (6.09%) Algorithmic Trading
18 81 (6.01%) Business Analysis
19 76 (5.64%) GAP Analysis
19 76 (5.64%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 516 (38.31%) Java
2 355 (26.35%) SQL
3 219 (16.26%) C#
4 215 (15.96%) C++
5 170 (12.62%) Python
6 137 (10.17%) JavaScript
7 51 (3.79%) Shell Script
8 48 (3.56%) C
9 39 (2.90%) Perl
10 37 (2.75%) T-SQL
11 34 (2.52%) MATLAB
12 29 (2.15%) R
12 29 (2.15%) Scala
13 26 (1.93%) PL/SQL
14 21 (1.56%) Bash Shell
14 21 (1.56%) VBA
15 20 (1.48%) PHP
16 19 (1.41%) TypeScript
17 16 (1.19%) PowerShell
18 15 (1.11%) ES6
Qualifications
1 248 (18.41%) Degree
2 35 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (1.63%) ISEB
4 20 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (1.04%) PhD
6 12 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
7 10 (0.74%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.30%) CISSP
9 4 (0.30%) PMP
9 4 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.22%) CISA
10 3 (0.22%) CISM
11 2 (0.15%) CCIE
11 2 (0.15%) CCNP
11 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.15%) MCSE
11 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.15%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.15%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (7.13%) QA
2 54 (4.01%) MiFID
3 23 (1.71%) EMIR
4 19 (1.41%) Dodd-Frank
5 12 (0.89%) PMO
6 10 (0.74%) Basel III
7 7 (0.52%) SLA
8 5 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.30%) FATCA
10 3 (0.22%) SEPA
11 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.15%) GDPR
11 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.074%) FINRA
12 1 (0.074%) PSD2
12 1 (0.074%) TARGET2
12 1 (0.074%) UCITS
System Software
1 26 (1.93%) Docker
2 21 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.22%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.15%) Corosync
7 2 (0.15%) NFS
7 2 (0.15%) PowerDNS
7 2 (0.15%) XenApp
8 1 (0.074%) HDFS
8 1 (0.074%) KVM
8 1 (0.074%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.074%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.074%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (1.34%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.04%) SCCM
3 12 (0.89%) ITRS Geneos
4 9 (0.67%) Ansible
5 7 (0.52%) Puppet
6 6 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.45%) Nagios
7 5 (0.37%) Control-M
7 5 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.30%) Terraform
9 3 (0.22%) Galera Cluster
9 3 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.22%) Pacemaker
10 2 (0.15%) Check_MK
10 2 (0.15%) Consul
10 2 (0.15%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.15%) logstash
10 2 (0.15%) Netcool
10 2 (0.15%) Packer
10 2 (0.15%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 114 (8.46%) Oracle
2 108 (8.02%) Murex
3 77 (5.72%) Microsoft
4 54 (4.01%) Sybase
5 40 (2.97%) TIBCO
6 36 (2.67%) Calypso
6 36 (2.67%) Reuters
7 33 (2.45%) ION Trading
8 31 (2.30%) Bloomberg
9 21 (1.56%) Splunk
10 17 (1.26%) Charles River
10 17 (1.26%) FXall
11 16 (1.19%) Citrix
11 16 (1.19%) Google
11 16 (1.19%) StreamBase
11 16 (1.19%) Wallstreet Suite
12 15 (1.11%) Tradeweb
13 14 (1.04%) AppDynamics
14 13 (0.97%) SAP
15 12 (0.89%) Zend