Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 262 383 294
Rank change year-on-year +121 -89 +19
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 2188 1442 2265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.30% 0.80% 1.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.00% 1.96% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 882 1125 1868
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38% -6.81%
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £116,250 £112,500 £102,500
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -7.14%

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 72952 73726 86280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.22% 41.16% 42.17%
Number of salaries quoted 55396 61108 69881
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +83 2061 £75,000 - 89
East of England +24 54 £25,000 -60.00% 1
South East -13 25 £45,000 - 2
Midlands +14 18 £37,500 -37.50% 2
South West +1 18 £70,000 +7.69% 1
North of England +12 13 £42,500 +6.25% 1
North West -15 11 £42,500 +6.25% 1
East Midlands +33 9 £39,000 -35.00%
West Midlands +4 9 £37,500 -37.50% 2
Yorkshire - 2 £38,250 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 1689 (77.19%) Finance
2 1375 (62.84%) Banking
3 1192 (54.48%) Investment Banking
4 982 (44.88%) Asset Management
5 969 (44.29%) Wealth Management
6 949 (43.37%) Retail Banking
7 806 (36.84%) Derivative
8 768 (35.10%) Java
9 701 (32.04%) Front Office
10 643 (29.39%) Agile Software Development
11 609 (27.83%) Equities
12 574 (26.23%) Fixed Income
13 542 (24.77%) SQL
14 444 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
15 428 (19.56%) Low Latency
16 420 (19.20%) Linux
17 385 (17.60%) Multithreading
18 371 (16.96%) SDLC
19 346 (15.81%) Risk Management
20 332 (15.17%) Electronic Trading
21 323 (14.76%) C++
22 317 (14.49%) Project Management
23 285 (13.03%) Degree
24 258 (11.79%) Business Analysis
25 249 (11.38%) C#
26 244 (11.15%) Unix
27 242 (11.06%) Analytics
28 240 (10.97%) Murex
29 239 (10.92%) Test Automation
30 215 (9.83%) FIX Protocol

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 99 (4.52%) Apache
2 59 (2.70%) Confluence
3 49 (2.24%) Tomcat
4 46 (2.10%) DataSynapse
5 28 (1.28%) Apache Spark
6 24 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
7 16 (0.73%) CMS
8 13 (0.59%) SAS
9 8 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.27%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.18%) IIS
11 4 (0.18%) JBoss
11 4 (0.18%) nginx
12 3 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.091%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.091%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.046%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.046%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.046%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 139 (6.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.32%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.14%) Mathematica
4 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.091%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (0.091%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.046%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.046%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.046%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.046%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 71 (3.24%) ION MarketView
2 60 (2.74%) Actimize
3 22 (1.01%) MetaTrader
4 20 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
5 18 (0.82%) SAP CO
5 18 (0.82%) SAP FI
5 18 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
5 18 (0.82%) SAP S/4HANA
6 7 (0.32%) Unica
7 5 (0.23%) thinkFolio
8 4 (0.18%) LatentZero
9 3 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.14%) Endur
9 3 (0.14%) Kondor
9 3 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (0.14%) Summit
10 2 (0.091%) Cognos Planning
10 2 (0.091%) RMDS
11 1 (0.046%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 84 (3.84%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 10 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.37%) Google Play
5 8 (0.37%) OpenShift
6 7 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
6 7 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
6 7 (0.32%) Office 365
7 6 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.27%) SaaS
8 5 (0.23%) iTunes
8 5 (0.23%) Yarn
9 4 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.18%) IaaS
9 4 (0.18%) Silverpop
10 3 (0.14%) Lucidchart
11 2 (0.091%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.091%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.10%) WAN
2 20 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 17 (0.78%) LAN
4 14 (0.64%) DNS
5 13 (0.59%) FIX Connectivity
6 11 (0.50%) DHCP
6 11 (0.50%) Firewall
6 11 (0.50%) VPN
7 10 (0.46%) Multicast
8 9 (0.41%) NetScaler
8 9 (0.41%) tcpdump
9 8 (0.37%) BGP
9 8 (0.37%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (0.37%) MPLS
9 8 (0.37%) OSPF
9 8 (0.37%) Wireless
9 8 (0.37%) Wireshark
10 7 (0.32%) EIGRP
10 7 (0.32%) IPsec
10 7 (0.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (5.44%) SQL Server
2 81 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 62 (2.83%) Oracle Database
4 47 (2.15%) RDBMS
5 40 (1.83%) KDB
6 36 (1.65%) Big Data
7 29 (1.33%) Hadoop
7 29 (1.33%) MySQL
8 23 (1.05%) Blockchain
9 18 (0.82%) Apache Hive
9 18 (0.82%) Impala
9 18 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (0.55%) MongoDB
10 12 (0.55%) NoSQL
11 10 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (0.37%) Sybase ASE
13 7 (0.32%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (0.32%) OLAP
13 7 (0.32%) Redis
14 6 (0.27%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 193 (8.82%) JIRA
2 91 (4.16%) Git (software)
3 57 (2.61%) TeamCity
4 47 (2.15%) Jenkins
4 47 (2.15%) Maven
5 46 (2.10%) GCC
6 28 (1.28%) JUnit
7 26 (1.19%) Cucumber
8 22 (1.01%) Selenium
9 21 (0.96%) SoapUI
10 19 (0.87%) Gradle
11 18 (0.82%) Subversion
12 15 (0.69%) Artifactory
12 15 (0.69%) Visual Studio
13 14 (0.64%) GoogleTest
14 12 (0.55%) Jasmine
15 8 (0.37%) Protractor
16 7 (0.32%) FitNesse
16 7 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (0.32%) webpack
General
1 1689 (77.19%) Finance
2 1375 (62.84%) Banking
3 1192 (54.48%) Investment Banking
4 949 (43.37%) Retail Banking
5 701 (32.04%) Front Office
6 118 (5.39%) Back Office
7 73 (3.34%) Retail
8 43 (1.97%) Financial Institution
9 30 (1.37%) Advertising
10 22 (1.01%) Marketing
11 20 (0.91%) Legal
12 13 (0.59%) Games
13 12 (0.55%) Telecoms
14 11 (0.50%) Publishing
15 7 (0.32%) International Banking
16 5 (0.23%) Billing
16 5 (0.23%) French Language
17 4 (0.18%) Spanish Language
18 3 (0.14%) German Language
19 2 (0.091%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 890 (40.68%) Developer
2 571 (26.10%) Analyst
3 370 (16.91%) Java Developer
4 330 (15.08%) Business Analyst
5 183 (8.36%) Senior Developer
6 143 (6.54%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 131 (5.99%) Support Analyst
8 106 (4.84%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 101 (4.62%) C# Developer
10 99 (4.52%) Quantitative Developer
11 94 (4.30%) Credit Analyst
12 93 (4.25%) Market Data Developer
13 89 (4.07%) C++ Developer
14 88 (4.02%) Project Manager
15 75 (3.43%) FX Support Analyst
16 73 (3.34%) Consultant
17 69 (3.15%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
17 69 (3.15%) IT Analyst
18 67 (3.06%) IT Support
19 64 (2.93%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (9.83%) FIX Protocol
2 135 (6.17%) HTML
3 116 (5.30%) REST
4 115 (5.26%) HTML5
5 97 (4.43%) .NET
6 95 (4.34%) React
7 93 (4.25%) JSON
8 92 (4.20%) AngularJS
9 83 (3.79%) CSS
10 58 (2.65%) Akka
11 53 (2.42%) XML
12 52 (2.38%) Swing
13 50 (2.29%) Spring MVC
13 50 (2.29%) Web Services
14 49 (2.24%) Spring
14 49 (2.24%) WPF
15 47 (2.15%) WebSockets
16 46 (2.10%) CORBA
17 43 (1.97%) CSS3
18 38 (1.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 806 (36.84%) Derivative
2 609 (27.83%) Equities
3 574 (26.23%) Fixed Income
4 444 (20.29%) Analytical Skills
5 198 (9.05%) Credit Risk
6 155 (7.08%) Fintech
7 137 (6.26%) OTC Derivatives
8 111 (5.07%) Market Risk
9 102 (4.66%) Computer Science
10 91 (4.16%) Equity Derivative
11 87 (3.98%) Eurex
12 86 (3.93%) Data Structures
13 74 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
14 65 (2.97%) Linux Command Line
15 62 (2.83%) Credit Derivative
15 62 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
16 57 (2.61%) Algorithms
17 56 (2.56%) Client/Server
18 47 (2.15%) Exotic Derivative
19 44 (2.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 420 (19.20%) Linux
2 244 (11.15%) Unix
3 157 (7.18%) Windows
4 31 (1.42%) Solaris
5 30 (1.37%) Android
6 27 (1.23%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.27%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.18%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.18%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.091%) CentOS
10 2 (0.091%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.046%) AIX
11 1 (0.046%) Debian
11 1 (0.046%) Fedora
11 1 (0.046%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.046%) VMS
11 1 (0.046%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.046%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 982 (44.88%) Asset Management
2 969 (44.29%) Wealth Management
3 643 (29.39%) Agile Software Development
4 428 (19.56%) Low Latency
5 385 (17.60%) Multithreading
6 371 (16.96%) SDLC
7 346 (15.81%) Risk Management
8 332 (15.17%) Electronic Trading
9 317 (14.49%) Project Management
10 258 (11.79%) Business Analysis
11 242 (11.06%) Analytics
12 239 (10.92%) Test Automation
13 177 (8.09%) OO
14 174 (7.95%) Strategic Thinking
15 169 (7.72%) ITIL
16 167 (7.63%) Software Delivery
17 161 (7.36%) TDD
18 156 (7.13%) Continuous Integration
19 151 (6.90%) Algorithmic Trading
20 147 (6.72%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 768 (35.10%) Java
2 542 (24.77%) SQL
3 323 (14.76%) C++
4 249 (11.38%) C#
5 206 (9.41%) Python
6 162 (7.40%) JavaScript
7 91 (4.16%) C
8 85 (3.88%) Shell Script
9 57 (2.61%) VBA
10 45 (2.06%) T-SQL
11 43 (1.97%) MATLAB
12 37 (1.69%) Perl
13 34 (1.55%) R
14 32 (1.46%) Scala
15 29 (1.33%) PL/SQL
16 27 (1.23%) Bash Shell
17 25 (1.14%) PHP
18 17 (0.78%) Groovy
18 17 (0.78%) TypeScript
19 13 (0.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 285 (13.03%) Degree
2 48 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (1.37%) ISEB
4 23 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
5 19 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 17 (0.78%) Master's Degree
7 14 (0.64%) PhD
8 10 (0.46%) CISSP
9 8 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.32%) CCIE
10 7 (0.32%) CCNP
11 6 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.14%) CISA
12 3 (0.14%) CISM
12 3 (0.14%) HNC
12 3 (0.14%) HND
12 3 (0.14%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.14%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (0.091%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (7.40%) QA
2 92 (4.20%) Basel III
3 58 (2.65%) MiFID
4 20 (0.91%) EMIR
5 16 (0.73%) Data Quality
6 15 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
7 10 (0.46%) FATCA
8 7 (0.32%) PMO
8 7 (0.32%) SLA
9 6 (0.27%) IFRS
10 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (0.14%) GMP
12 2 (0.091%) FINRA
12 2 (0.091%) GDPR
12 2 (0.091%) UCITS
13 1 (0.046%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.046%) PSD2
13 1 (0.046%) SEPA
13 1 (0.046%) TARGET2
System Software
1 29 (1.33%) Docker
2 11 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.50%) Apache Flume
3 6 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.091%) Corosync
6 2 (0.091%) HDFS
6 2 (0.091%) NFS
6 2 (0.091%) PowerDNS
6 2 (0.091%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.046%) KVM
7 1 (0.046%) LXC
7 1 (0.046%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.046%) Varnish
7 1 (0.046%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.046%) vSphere
7 1 (0.046%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
2 12 (0.55%) Ansible
3 11 (0.50%) Kubernetes
3 11 (0.50%) Puppet
4 10 (0.46%) Nagios
5 7 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.32%) SCCM
6 4 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.18%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.14%) Galera Cluster
7 3 (0.14%) Pacemaker
7 3 (0.14%) Terraform
8 2 (0.091%) Check_MK
8 2 (0.091%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.091%) logstash
8 2 (0.091%) Netcool
8 2 (0.091%) Packer
9 1 (0.046%) Cacti
9 1 (0.046%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.046%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 240 (10.97%) Murex
2 170 (7.77%) Microsoft
3 153 (6.99%) Oracle
4 83 (3.79%) ION Trading
5 61 (2.79%) Sybase
6 52 (2.38%) TIBCO
7 33 (1.51%) Splunk
8 30 (1.37%) Google
9 28 (1.28%) SAP
10 27 (1.23%) Bloomberg
11 25 (1.14%) Calypso
12 21 (0.96%) Reuters
13 19 (0.87%) AppDynamics
13 19 (0.87%) Tableau
14 18 (0.82%) Citrix
15 16 (0.73%) StreamBase
15 16 (0.73%) Zend
16 15 (0.69%) Cisco
17 13 (0.59%) Charles River
18 12 (0.55%) Sun