Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 352 315 379
Rank change year-on-year -37 +64 -70
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1,267 1,663 1,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.90% 1.03% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.15% 2.52% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,012 858 1,046
England median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,025 £44,277
90th Percentile £110,000 £116,250 £112,500
UK median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% - +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 59,050 65,943 65,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.02% 40.86% 39.78%
Number of salaries quoted 45,703 51,092 54,111
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 -26 1,232 £72,500 -3.33% 134
South East +32 24 £72,500 +61.11% 7
North of England +31 5 £37,500 -11.76% 2
East of England +26 4 £50,000 -23.08% 3
North West +26 4 £25,000 -41.18% 1
South West -19 2 £55,000 -21.43% 1
Yorkshire +30 1 £50,000 +30.72% 1
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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).

1 809 (63.85%) Finance
2 714 (56.35%) Equities
3 632 (49.88%) Fixed Income
4 557 (43.96%) Banking
5 548 (43.25%) Derivative
6 543 (42.86%) SQL
7 534 (42.15%) Front Office
8 478 (37.73%) Java
9 371 (29.28%) Asset Management
10 354 (27.94%) C#
11 330 (26.05%) Agile Software Development
11 330 (26.05%) Hedge funds
12 301 (23.76%) Degree
13 274 (21.63%) Python
14 257 (20.28%) FIX Protocol
15 252 (19.89%) Investment Management
16 249 (19.65%) Software Engineering
17 246 (19.42%) C++
18 232 (18.31%) Investment Banking
19 207 (16.34%) thinkFolio
20 199 (15.71%) Oracle
21 191 (15.07%) Fintech
22 188 (14.84%) Linux
23 185 (14.60%) Unix
24 184 (14.52%) .NET
25 181 (14.29%) Wealth Management
25 181 (14.29%) Computer Science
26 169 (13.34%) Charles River
27 166 (13.10%) SQL Server
28 131 (10.34%) Perl

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 78 (6.16%) Oracle Workflow
2 60 (4.74%) Apache
3 48 (3.79%) Tomcat
4 11 (0.87%) Ethereum
5 10 (0.79%) CMS
5 10 (0.79%) Confluence
6 8 (0.63%) IIS
7 7 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.55%) JBoss
8 2 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.079%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.079%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.079%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.079%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 207 (16.34%) thinkFolio
2 64 (5.05%) Markit EDM
3 59 (4.66%) Front Arena
4 53 (4.18%) Temenos T24
5 15 (1.18%) Eagle PACE
6 11 (0.87%) Ripple
7 10 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (0.79%) Misys Midas
7 10 (0.79%) SunGard GMI
8 7 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (0.55%) LatentZero
8 7 (0.55%) MetaTrader
9 5 (0.39%) Bloomberg AIM
10 4 (0.32%) Eze OMS
11 3 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
12 2 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
12 2 (0.16%) Kondor
12 2 (0.16%) Rolfe and Nolan
12 2 (0.16%) Salerio
12 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 95 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (4.42%) SaaS
3 48 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (2.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 26 (2.05%) PaaS
6 5 (0.39%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.39%) Office 365
6 5 (0.39%) Serverless
7 4 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.32%) Cloudflare
7 4 (0.32%) G Suite
8 2 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
8 2 (0.16%) Slack
9 1 (0.079%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.079%) GitHub
9 1 (0.079%) IaaS
9 1 (0.079%) npm
9 1 (0.079%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 67 (5.29%) FIX Connectivity
2 10 (0.79%) DNS
3 8 (0.63%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.63%) VPN
4 6 (0.47%) DHCP
4 6 (0.47%) Internet
5 4 (0.32%) Firewall
5 4 (0.32%) VLAN
5 4 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.16%) LAN
6 2 (0.16%) NAS
6 2 (0.16%) WAN
7 1 (0.079%) ATM
7 1 (0.079%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.079%) Extranet
7 1 (0.079%) FTP
7 1 (0.079%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.079%) SAN
7 1 (0.079%) SNMP
7 1 (0.079%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.53%) Big Data
3 31 (2.45%) Crystal Reports
4 29 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (2.05%) MS Access
7 25 (1.97%) Relational Database
8 23 (1.82%) NoSQL
9 16 (1.26%) RDBMS
10 15 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (0.95%) Blockchain
11 12 (0.95%) KDB
12 9 (0.71%) Hadoop
12 9 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (0.55%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (0.47%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.47%) MySQL
14 6 (0.47%) Tick Data
15 5 (0.39%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 51 (4.03%) JIRA
2 46 (3.63%) Git (software)
3 45 (3.55%) Visual Studio
4 41 (3.24%) TeamCity
5 39 (3.08%) Maven
6 34 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
8 20 (1.58%) Oracle Forms
9 19 (1.50%) Gradle
10 17 (1.34%) MSBuild
11 15 (1.18%) Jenkins
12 11 (0.87%) HP UFT
13 10 (0.79%) Cucumber
13 10 (0.79%) Selenium
14 9 (0.71%) JUnit
15 8 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (0.47%) Hudson
16 6 (0.47%) Subversion
16 6 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
17 5 (0.39%) Ant
General
1 809 (63.85%) Finance
2 557 (43.96%) Banking
3 534 (42.15%) Front Office
4 232 (18.31%) Investment Banking
5 94 (7.42%) Games
6 68 (5.37%) Back Office
7 47 (3.71%) French Language
8 46 (3.63%) German Language
8 46 (3.63%) Italian Language
9 45 (3.55%) Spanish Language
10 20 (1.58%) Advertising
11 16 (1.26%) Financial Institution
12 15 (1.18%) Marketing
13 11 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
14 10 (0.79%) General Ledger
15 9 (0.71%) Retail
16 7 (0.55%) Legal
17 4 (0.32%) Electronics
18 3 (0.24%) Law
19 2 (0.16%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 548 (43.25%) Developer
2 267 (21.07%) Analyst
3 174 (13.73%) Java Developer
4 137 (10.81%) Applications Support
5 135 (10.66%) Business Analyst
6 133 (10.50%) C# Developer
7 113 (8.92%) Support Engineer
8 85 (6.71%) Senior Developer
9 80 (6.31%) Applications Engineer
10 73 (5.76%) .NET Developer
11 71 (5.60%) Python Developer
12 70 (5.52%) Applications Support Engineer
12 70 (5.52%) Support Analyst
13 68 (5.37%) SQL Developer
14 63 (4.97%) Software Engineer
15 58 (4.58%) C++ Developer
16 57 (4.50%) Front Office Developer
17 56 (4.42%) Java Engineer
18 51 (4.03%) C# .NET Developer
19 44 (3.47%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (20.28%) FIX Protocol
2 184 (14.52%) .NET
3 127 (10.02%) AngularJS
4 126 (9.94%) React
5 89 (7.02%) XML
6 80 (6.31%) WPF
7 73 (5.76%) ASP.NET
8 72 (5.68%) HTML
9 59 (4.66%) REST
10 56 (4.42%) Vue.js
11 53 (4.18%) WCF
12 49 (3.87%) J2EE
12 49 (3.87%) J2SE
12 49 (3.87%) Web Services
13 39 (3.08%) HTML5
14 33 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (2.05%) Middleware
16 24 (1.89%) CSS
17 19 (1.50%) Reactive Extensions
17 19 (1.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 714 (56.35%) Equities
2 632 (49.88%) Fixed Income
3 548 (43.25%) Derivative
4 330 (26.05%) Hedge funds
5 191 (15.07%) Fintech
6 102 (8.05%) Management Information System
7 75 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
8 70 (5.52%) Algorithms
9 46 (3.63%) Credit Derivative
10 40 (3.16%) Equity Derivative
10 40 (3.16%) Market Risk
11 37 (2.92%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 35 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
13 34 (2.68%) OTC Derivatives
14 32 (2.53%) Exotic Derivative
15 25 (1.97%) Mobile App
16 24 (1.89%) SWIFT
17 23 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
17 23 (1.82%) Virtual Team
18 22 (1.74%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 188 (14.84%) Linux
2 185 (14.60%) Unix
3 116 (9.16%) Windows
4 33 (2.60%) Fedora
5 30 (2.37%) CentOS
6 28 (2.21%) Solaris
7 26 (2.05%) SUSE
8 25 (1.97%) Ubuntu
9 13 (1.03%) Windows Server
10 10 (0.79%) AIX
11 8 (0.63%) HPUX
12 6 (0.47%) Windows NT
13 5 (0.39%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.39%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.16%) Debian
16 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
17 1 (0.079%) Android
17 1 (0.079%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 371 (29.28%) Asset Management
2 330 (26.05%) Agile Software Development
3 252 (19.89%) Investment Management
4 249 (19.65%) Software Engineering
5 181 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 181 (14.29%) Wealth Management
6 124 (9.79%) Decision-Making
7 116 (9.16%) Change Management
8 112 (8.84%) Low Latency
9 109 (8.60%) Microservices
9 109 (8.60%) Multithreading
10 103 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
11 101 (7.97%) Business Analysis
12 100 (7.89%) Algorithmic Trading
13 98 (7.73%) Portfolio Management
14 97 (7.66%) Test Automation
15 93 (7.34%) Workflow
16 92 (7.26%) Information Security
17 91 (7.18%) Continuous Improvement
18 90 (7.10%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 543 (42.86%) SQL
2 478 (37.73%) Java
3 354 (27.94%) C#
4 274 (21.63%) Python
5 246 (19.42%) C++
6 131 (10.34%) Perl
7 94 (7.42%) Bash Shell
8 84 (6.63%) Ruby
9 76 (6.00%) JavaScript
10 62 (4.89%) Korn
11 61 (4.81%) Bourne shell
12 60 (4.74%) R
13 46 (3.63%) MATLAB
14 43 (3.39%) Java 8
15 39 (3.08%) T-SQL
16 32 (2.53%) C
16 32 (2.53%) Scala
17 28 (2.21%) PowerShell
18 23 (1.82%) PL/SQL
19 17 (1.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 301 (23.76%) Degree
2 21 (1.66%) Master's Degree
3 20 (1.58%) PhD
4 18 (1.42%) SAFe Agilist
5 17 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (0.47%) CFA
8 5 (0.39%) CISSP
8 5 (0.39%) ISEB
8 5 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.39%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.39%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.32%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.24%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 3 (0.24%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 1 (0.079%) CCNA
11 1 (0.079%) CCNP
11 1 (0.079%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.079%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (9.71%) QA
2 43 (3.39%) MiFID
3 23 (1.82%) EMIR
4 13 (1.03%) Dodd-Frank
5 10 (0.79%) ISO 20022
5 10 (0.79%) ISO 8583
6 9 (0.71%) PMO
7 6 (0.47%) FATCA
8 5 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.39%) SEPA
9 4 (0.32%) SLA
10 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.079%) Basel III
11 1 (0.079%) GAAP
11 1 (0.079%) GDPR
11 1 (0.079%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (2.45%) Docker
2 11 (0.87%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.24%) zsh
4 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.079%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.079%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.079%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.079%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.079%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (2.29%) Kubernetes
2 19 (1.50%) Nagios
3 16 (1.26%) Icinga
3 16 (1.26%) ZABBIX
4 14 (1.10%) Terraform
5 11 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (0.79%) Ansible
7 9 (0.71%) Control-M
8 6 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.39%) Automic
9 5 (0.39%) CA Spectrum
9 5 (0.39%) Dollar Universe
10 4 (0.32%) Ganglia
11 3 (0.24%) Puppet
11 3 (0.24%) SCCM
12 2 (0.16%) logstash
13 1 (0.079%) Cacti
13 1 (0.079%) Grafana
13 1 (0.079%) Opscode Chef
13 1 (0.079%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 199 (15.71%) Oracle
2 169 (13.34%) Charles River
3 95 (7.50%) Bloomberg
4 88 (6.95%) Reuters
5 86 (6.79%) Calypso
6 67 (5.29%) FXall
7 59 (4.66%) SimCorp
7 59 (4.66%) Tradeweb
8 56 (4.42%) MarketAxess
9 54 (4.26%) Microsoft
10 45 (3.55%) TIBCO
11 37 (2.92%) Red Hat
12 33 (2.60%) ION Trading
13 31 (2.45%) Eze Software Group
14 27 (2.13%) Murex
14 27 (2.13%) Sybase
15 25 (1.97%) Google
16 21 (1.66%) Fidessa
17 20 (1.58%) FIS
18 18 (1.42%) StreamBase