Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 368 302 372
Rank change year-on-year -66 +70 -29
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1,384 1,854 1,635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.84% 1.11% 0.85%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.93% 2.54% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,128 870 1,257
England median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £115,125 £111,250
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 71,742 72,918 84,022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.64% 43.64% 43.89%
Number of salaries quoted 55,752 57,333 69,239
England median annual salary £52,306 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.61% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +5.26%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -32 1,337 £72,500 -3.33% 118
East of England -111 18 £43,750 -7.89% 3
South East -18 11 £60,000 +26.32% 4
Midlands -2 8 £52,500 +50.00%
East Midlands -1 7 £52,500 +50.00%
North of England +19 5 £25,000 -58.33%
North West +4 5 £25,000 -58.33%
South West -18 5 £48,750 -11.36% 2
West Midlands +12 1 £37,500 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

For the 6 months to 16 July 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).

1 984 (71.10%) Finance
2 564 (40.75%) Front Office
3 552 (39.88%) Equities
4 549 (39.67%) SQL
5 509 (36.78%) Derivative
6 498 (35.98%) Fixed Income
7 479 (34.61%) Java
8 466 (33.67%) Banking
9 401 (28.97%) Degree
10 354 (25.58%) C#
11 325 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
12 256 (18.50%) Investment Banking
13 249 (17.99%) Python
14 248 (17.92%) Linux
14 248 (17.92%) C++
15 247 (17.85%) Asset Management
16 219 (15.82%) Fintech
17 207 (14.96%) Hedge funds
18 201 (14.52%) FIX Protocol
19 200 (14.45%) .NET
20 188 (13.58%) Multithreading
21 186 (13.44%) Mathematics
22 182 (13.15%) SQL Server
23 174 (12.57%) Unix
24 168 (12.14%) Low Latency
25 164 (11.85%) Software Engineering
26 158 (11.42%) Computer Science
27 156 (11.27%) Investment Management
28 152 (10.98%) Electronic Trading
29 148 (10.69%) Continuous Integration

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 47 (3.40%) Apache
2 37 (2.67%) Tomcat
3 26 (1.88%) Apache Spark
4 24 (1.73%) Confluence
5 16 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
6 11 (0.79%) JBoss
7 8 (0.58%) Ethereum
7 8 (0.58%) IIS
8 7 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.36%) CMS
9 5 (0.36%) GemFire
9 5 (0.36%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.14%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.072%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.072%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.072%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.072%) Tornado
Applications
1 69 (4.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 122 (8.82%) thinkFolio
2 85 (6.14%) Front Arena
3 67 (4.84%) Markit EDM
4 47 (3.40%) Eagle PACE
5 19 (1.37%) Bloomberg AIM
6 12 (0.87%) MetaTrader
7 8 (0.58%) Ripple
7 8 (0.58%) Summit
8 7 (0.51%) Workfront
9 4 (0.29%) Kondor
9 4 (0.29%) SunGard GMI
10 3 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.22%) Endur
10 3 (0.22%) RMDS
10 3 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.14%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 2 (0.14%) ION MarketView
11 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
12 1 (0.072%) FLEXCUBE
12 1 (0.072%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 80 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (2.31%) SaaS
4 19 (1.37%) Office 365
5 10 (0.72%) GitHub
6 5 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.36%) Serverless
7 4 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.29%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.29%) PaaS
8 3 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.22%) G Suite
8 3 (0.22%) Yarn
9 2 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.14%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.14%) IaaS
9 2 (0.14%) npm
9 2 (0.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.46%) FIX Connectivity
2 28 (2.02%) TCP/IP
3 17 (1.23%) DNS
4 16 (1.16%) DHCP
4 16 (1.16%) VPN
5 12 (0.87%) LAN
6 11 (0.79%) Internet
6 11 (0.79%) Intranet
6 11 (0.79%) WAN
7 10 (0.72%) Broadband
7 10 (0.72%) Firewall
8 6 (0.43%) FTP
9 5 (0.36%) HTTP
9 5 (0.36%) Multicast
10 3 (0.22%) SMS
10 3 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.14%) NAS
11 2 (0.14%) SAN
12 1 (0.072%) 3G
12 1 (0.072%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 59 (4.26%) Big Data
3 44 (3.18%) Blockchain
4 41 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 39 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 31 (2.24%) Hadoop
7 30 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (2.10%) MySQL
9 27 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (1.52%) KDB
11 20 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
12 17 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
13 16 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 15 (1.08%) MongoDB
15 14 (1.01%) DB2
15 14 (1.01%) Oracle Database
16 13 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
17 12 (0.87%) RDBMS
18 10 (0.72%) NoSQL
18 10 (0.72%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 85 (6.14%) Git (software)
2 77 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 74 (5.35%) Maven
4 72 (5.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 70 (5.06%) JIRA
6 69 (4.99%) TeamCity
7 37 (2.67%) Selenium
8 35 (2.53%) Subversion
8 35 (2.53%) Visual Studio Team System
9 30 (2.17%) Gradle
10 25 (1.81%) JUnit
11 24 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
12 21 (1.52%) MSBuild
12 21 (1.52%) Visual Studio
13 18 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (1.23%) IntelliJ
14 17 (1.23%) Toad
15 14 (1.01%) Eclipse
15 14 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
16 13 (0.94%) NUnit
General
1 984 (71.10%) Finance
2 564 (40.75%) Front Office
3 466 (33.67%) Banking
4 256 (18.50%) Investment Banking
5 109 (7.88%) Back Office
6 77 (5.56%) Financial Institution
7 41 (2.96%) French Language
8 39 (2.82%) German Language
8 39 (2.82%) Italian Language
9 23 (1.66%) Retail
10 22 (1.59%) Advertising
11 20 (1.45%) Games
12 17 (1.23%) Legal
13 15 (1.08%) Marketing
14 6 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
15 5 (0.36%) Telecoms
16 4 (0.29%) Electronics
16 4 (0.29%) Law
16 4 (0.29%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.14%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 620 (44.80%) Developer
2 315 (22.76%) Analyst
3 223 (16.11%) Java Developer
4 125 (9.03%) Business Analyst
5 112 (8.09%) Applications Support
6 109 (7.88%) C# Developer
7 78 (5.64%) C++ Developer
8 77 (5.56%) Consultant
9 68 (4.91%) Banking Analyst
10 67 (4.84%) Support Analyst
11 64 (4.62%) Senior Developer
12 59 (4.26%) Front Office Developer
13 58 (4.19%) Quantitative Developer
14 57 (4.12%) Support Engineer
15 54 (3.90%) Business Consultant
16 51 (3.68%) Python Developer
17 50 (3.61%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
18 48 (3.47%) .NET Developer
19 45 (3.25%) Financial Analyst
19 45 (3.25%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (14.52%) FIX Protocol
2 200 (14.45%) .NET
3 88 (6.36%) HTML
4 83 (6.00%) React
5 72 (5.20%) WPF
6 70 (5.06%) AngularJS
7 69 (4.99%) HTML5
8 55 (3.97%) .NET Framework
8 55 (3.97%) Web Services
9 52 (3.76%) ASP.NET
10 48 (3.47%) WCF
11 46 (3.32%) Spring
12 43 (3.11%) Middleware
13 40 (2.89%) J2SE
14 39 (2.82%) CSS
14 39 (2.82%) RESTful
15 38 (2.75%) XML
16 33 (2.38%) jQuery
17 32 (2.31%) J2EE
18 29 (2.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 552 (39.88%) Equities
2 509 (36.78%) Derivative
3 498 (35.98%) Fixed Income
4 219 (15.82%) Fintech
5 207 (14.96%) Hedge funds
6 158 (11.42%) Computer Science
7 125 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
8 70 (5.06%) Exotic Derivative
9 62 (4.48%) Credit Derivative
10 59 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
11 57 (4.12%) OTC Derivatives
12 44 (3.18%) Algorithms
13 43 (3.11%) Market Risk
14 42 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
15 35 (2.53%) Management Information System
16 33 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
17 30 (2.17%) Mobile App
18 28 (2.02%) Cyberthreat
19 27 (1.95%) Interest Rate Derivative
19 27 (1.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 248 (17.92%) Linux
2 174 (12.57%) Unix
3 106 (7.66%) Windows
4 15 (1.08%) Windows Server
5 13 (0.94%) Solaris
6 12 (0.87%) Android
6 12 (0.87%) Windows 10
6 12 (0.87%) Windows 7
7 11 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.22%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (17.85%) Asset Management
3 188 (13.58%) Multithreading
4 186 (13.44%) Mathematics
5 168 (12.14%) Low Latency
6 164 (11.85%) Software Engineering
7 156 (11.27%) Investment Management
8 152 (10.98%) Electronic Trading
9 148 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
10 145 (10.48%) Risk Management
11 140 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
12 134 (9.68%) DevOps
13 117 (8.45%) TDD
14 107 (7.73%) Analytics
15 101 (7.30%) Algorithmic Trading
16 100 (7.23%) OO
17 88 (6.36%) Test Automation
18 87 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
18 87 (6.29%) Microservices
19 85 (6.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 549 (39.67%) SQL
2 479 (34.61%) Java
3 354 (25.58%) C#
4 249 (17.99%) Python
5 248 (17.92%) C++
6 131 (9.47%) JavaScript
7 88 (6.36%) Perl
8 72 (5.20%) Bash Shell
8 72 (5.20%) Java 8
9 59 (4.26%) Korn
10 57 (4.12%) Ruby
11 53 (3.83%) T-SQL
12 47 (3.40%) VBA
13 42 (3.03%) Bourne shell
13 42 (3.03%) Scala
14 39 (2.82%) PL/SQL
14 39 (2.82%) PowerShell
15 31 (2.24%) R
15 31 (2.24%) Shell Script
16 29 (2.10%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 401 (28.97%) Degree
2 63 (4.55%) Numerate Degree
3 38 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 36 (2.60%) Master's Degree
5 25 (1.81%) PhD
6 18 (1.30%) ISEB
7 5 (0.36%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.22%) ACCA
8 3 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.14%) PMP
10 1 (0.072%) CCNP
10 1 (0.072%) CIMA
10 1 (0.072%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.072%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.072%) MBA
10 1 (0.072%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.072%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.072%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.06%) QA
2 46 (3.32%) MiFID
3 15 (1.08%) EMIR
4 9 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (0.58%) PMO
6 5 (0.36%) GDPR
6 5 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.36%) SLA
7 4 (0.29%) FATCA
8 3 (0.22%) IFRS
8 3 (0.22%) SEPA
9 2 (0.14%) Basel III
9 2 (0.14%) GCP
9 2 (0.14%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.072%) Basel II
10 1 (0.072%) PSD2
System Software
1 41 (2.96%) Docker
2 18 (1.30%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (0.72%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (1.66%) Kubernetes
2 16 (1.16%) Automic
2 16 (1.16%) Dollar Universe
3 12 (0.87%) SCCM
4 11 (0.79%) Terraform
5 10 (0.72%) Control-M
6 6 (0.43%) Ansible
7 5 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (0.22%) Consul
9 3 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.14%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.14%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.14%) Puppet
11 1 (0.072%) Apache Shiro
11 1 (0.072%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.072%) Grafana
Vendors
1 126 (9.10%) Oracle
2 124 (8.96%) Calypso
3 94 (6.79%) Bloomberg
4 93 (6.72%) FXall
5 92 (6.65%) Charles River
6 84 (6.07%) SimCorp
7 69 (4.99%) Murex
8 67 (4.84%) Microsoft
9 62 (4.48%) Reuters
9 62 (4.48%) Tradeweb
10 47 (3.40%) MarketAxess
11 41 (2.96%) TIBCO
12 38 (2.75%) Sybase
13 27 (1.95%) Citrix
14 23 (1.66%) Google
15 22 (1.59%) StreamBase
16 18 (1.30%) Zend
17 16 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
17 16 (1.16%) Tableau
18 12 (0.87%) Wallstreet Suite