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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 286 380 328
Rank change year-on-year +94 -52  
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 943 723 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.13% 0.78% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.65% 1.88% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 423 582 838
Median salary £80,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £104,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00%  

Foreign Exchange (FX) is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35572 38430 42164
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 42.46% 41.55% 41.09%
Number of salaries quoted 27894 31979 33989
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +69 855 £80,000 +6.66% 107
East of England +33 57 £25,000 -38.27% 13
South East +21 8 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands +10 6 - -
West Midlands +4 6 - - 1
North West -40 6 £60,000 +169.66% 1
South West -5 5 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1009 (64.02%) Finance
2 725 (46.00%) Banking
3 563 (35.72%) Java
4 557 (35.34%) Investment Banking
5 540 (34.26%) Front Office
6 533 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
7 428 (27.16%) Derivative
8 376 (23.86%) Fixed Income
9 373 (23.67%) Retail
10 357 (22.65%) SQL
11 351 (22.27%) Equities
12 325 (20.62%) Asset Management
13 315 (19.99%) Wealth Management
14 306 (19.42%) Multithreading
15 305 (19.35%) Degree
16 295 (18.72%) Retail Banking
17 279 (17.70%) Low Latency
18 242 (15.36%) C#
19 227 (14.40%) Analytics
20 213 (13.52%) C++
20 213 (13.52%) Linux
21 209 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
22 198 (12.56%) Risk Management
23 194 (12.31%) Electronic Trading
24 177 (11.23%) QA
25 176 (11.17%) Unix
26 173 (10.98%) SDLC
27 170 (10.79%) Python
28 157 (9.96%) SQL Server
29 156 (9.90%) 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 72 (4.57%) Apache Spark
2 40 (2.54%) Apache
3 26 (1.65%) JBoss
4 25 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 21 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (1.21%) WebSphere
7 17 (1.08%) OpenStack
8 15 (0.95%) WebLogic
9 14 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (0.76%) Apache Solr
10 12 (0.76%) Confluence
11 11 (0.70%) CMS
11 11 (0.70%) nginx
12 9 (0.57%) Jetty
13 8 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
14 7 (0.44%) SAS
15 6 (0.38%) WordPress
16 5 (0.32%) MS Exchange
17 4 (0.25%) Mule
17 4 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 69 (4.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (1.46%) Photoshop
4 16 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.063%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.063%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.063%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.063%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 30 (1.90%) ION MarketView
2 23 (1.46%) Actimize
3 14 (0.89%) Pega PRPC
4 10 (0.63%) MetaTrader
5 7 (0.44%) SAP CO
5 7 (0.44%) SAP FI
5 7 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (0.38%) Unica
7 5 (0.32%) SAP Hybris
8 4 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.25%) Endur
8 4 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.19%) Data Workbench
9 3 (0.19%) thinkFolio
10 2 (0.13%) BondVision
10 2 (0.13%) LatentZero
10 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.13%) RMDS
11 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.063%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 51 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.21%) Google Play
3 16 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (0.63%) GitHub
5 8 (0.51%) Amazon S3
5 8 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (0.38%) Bluemix
6 6 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
7 5 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
7 5 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (0.32%) Office 365
7 5 (0.32%) Silverpop
8 3 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.19%) Datadog
8 3 (0.19%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.19%) IaaS
8 3 (0.19%) PaaS
8 3 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.40%) TCP/IP
2 19 (1.21%) DNS
3 18 (1.14%) Firewall
4 14 (0.89%) FIX Connectivity
5 13 (0.82%) Multicast
6 11 (0.70%) DHCP
6 11 (0.70%) LAN
6 11 (0.70%) SSH
7 8 (0.51%) tcpdump
7 8 (0.51%) VLAN
8 6 (0.38%) SAN
9 5 (0.32%) SSL
10 4 (0.25%) LDAP
10 4 (0.25%) Network Security
11 3 (0.19%) BGP
12 2 (0.13%) HTTP
12 2 (0.13%) Intranet
12 2 (0.13%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.13%) MPLS
12 2 (0.13%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (9.96%) SQL Server
2 69 (4.38%) Big Data
3 66 (4.19%) Hadoop
4 64 (4.06%) Relational Database
5 48 (3.05%) MySQL
6 46 (2.92%) NoSQL
7 42 (2.66%) RDBMS
8 38 (2.41%) MongoDB
9 35 (2.22%) Oracle Database
10 33 (2.09%) Apache Cassandra
11 32 (2.03%) KDB
12 15 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (0.89%) Redis
14 13 (0.82%) Kdb+
14 13 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (0.76%) Apache Hive
15 12 (0.76%) Impala
15 12 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (0.70%) HBase
16 11 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 82 (5.20%) JIRA
2 67 (4.25%) Maven
3 61 (3.87%) Git (software)
4 52 (3.30%) Jenkins
5 47 (2.98%) Selenium
6 34 (2.16%) HP UFT
7 30 (1.90%) Gradle
8 29 (1.84%) Visual Studio
9 28 (1.78%) Subversion
10 23 (1.46%) TeamCity
11 19 (1.21%) JUnit
12 18 (1.14%) Gerrit
12 18 (1.14%) SpecFlow
13 17 (1.08%) FitNesse
14 16 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (0.89%) Ant
16 12 (0.76%) Xcode
17 9 (0.57%) Bugzilla
18 8 (0.51%) JMeter
18 8 (0.51%) Testopia
General
1 1009 (64.02%) Finance
2 725 (46.00%) Banking
3 557 (35.34%) Investment Banking
4 540 (34.26%) Front Office
5 373 (23.67%) Retail
6 295 (18.72%) Retail Banking
7 76 (4.82%) Back Office
8 46 (2.92%) Financial Institution
9 42 (2.66%) Marketing
10 16 (1.02%) Advertising
10 16 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
11 15 (0.95%) Private Banking
12 14 (0.89%) Telecoms
13 11 (0.70%) Publishing
14 7 (0.44%) Legal
15 5 (0.32%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.25%) Billing
16 4 (0.25%) Games
16 4 (0.25%) International Banking
17 3 (0.19%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 699 (44.35%) Developer
2 367 (23.29%) Java Developer
3 334 (21.19%) Analyst
4 160 (10.15%) Business Analyst
5 128 (8.12%) Senior Developer
6 108 (6.85%) C# Developer
7 82 (5.20%) C++ Developer
8 74 (4.70%) Support Analyst
9 65 (4.12%) Quantitative Developer
10 56 (3.55%) Senior Java Developer
11 55 (3.49%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
12 52 (3.30%) Consultant
12 52 (3.30%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 48 (3.05%) Applications Support
14 46 (2.92%) Project Leader
15 44 (2.79%) Senior Analyst
16 42 (2.66%) Credit Analyst
16 42 (2.66%) Investment Banking Java Developer
17 41 (2.60%) FX Support Analyst
18 38 (2.41%) Core Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (9.90%) FIX Protocol
2 123 (7.80%) .NET
3 99 (6.28%) Spring
4 84 (5.33%) HTML
5 79 (5.01%) AngularJS
6 74 (4.70%) XML
7 60 (3.81%) JMS
8 59 (3.74%) Web Services
9 56 (3.55%) J2SE
9 56 (3.55%) WPF
10 53 (3.36%) CSS
10 53 (3.36%) HTML5
11 52 (3.30%) Hibernate
11 52 (3.30%) REST
12 50 (3.17%) ASP.NET
13 49 (3.11%) JSON
14 37 (2.35%) J2EE
14 37 (2.35%) Swing
15 36 (2.28%) React
16 34 (2.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 428 (27.16%) Derivative
2 376 (23.86%) Fixed Income
3 351 (22.27%) Equities
4 209 (13.26%) Analytical Skills
5 122 (7.74%) Computer Science
6 81 (5.14%) User Experience
7 80 (5.08%) Fintech
8 65 (4.12%) Credit Risk
9 56 (3.55%) OTC Derivatives
10 51 (3.24%) Algorithms
11 47 (2.98%) Data Structures
11 47 (2.98%) Hedge funds
12 44 (2.79%) Management Information System
13 42 (2.66%) Credit Derivative
14 41 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
15 40 (2.54%) Equity Derivative
16 39 (2.47%) Market Risk
17 31 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
18 22 (1.40%) Virtual Team
19 16 (1.02%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 213 (13.52%) Linux
2 176 (11.17%) Unix
3 133 (8.44%) Windows
4 35 (2.22%) Android
5 29 (1.84%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.63%) Debian
7 10 (0.63%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.57%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.51%) CentOS
10 6 (0.38%) Solaris
11 3 (0.19%) AIX
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.063%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (20.62%) Asset Management
3 315 (19.99%) Wealth Management
4 306 (19.42%) Multithreading
5 279 (17.70%) Low Latency
6 227 (14.40%) Analytics
7 198 (12.56%) Risk Management
8 194 (12.31%) Electronic Trading
9 173 (10.98%) SDLC
10 139 (8.82%) TDD
11 131 (8.31%) OO
11 131 (8.31%) Scrum
12 129 (8.19%) Project Management
13 124 (7.87%) Test Automation
14 121 (7.68%) E-Commerce
15 119 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
16 97 (6.15%) Business Analysis
17 93 (5.90%) Concurrent Programming
18 90 (5.71%) Configuration Management
19 88 (5.58%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 563 (35.72%) Java
2 357 (22.65%) SQL
3 242 (15.36%) C#
4 213 (13.52%) C++
5 170 (10.79%) Python
6 117 (7.42%) JavaScript
7 50 (3.17%) VBA
8 48 (3.05%) Perl
9 37 (2.35%) C
10 36 (2.28%) R
11 33 (2.09%) Scala
12 29 (1.84%) Shell Script
13 27 (1.71%) PL/SQL
14 26 (1.65%) Bash Shell
14 26 (1.65%) MATLAB
15 22 (1.40%) PHP
16 20 (1.27%) Ruby
17 17 (1.08%) T-SQL
18 15 (0.95%) Apple Swift
18 15 (0.95%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 305 (19.35%) Degree
2 56 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (1.90%) Master's Degree
4 29 (1.84%) Numerate Degree
5 28 (1.78%) PhD
6 22 (1.40%) ISEB
7 10 (0.63%) HND
7 10 (0.63%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.38%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.32%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.25%) ACCA
10 4 (0.25%) CISA
10 4 (0.25%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.25%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.19%) CFA
11 3 (0.19%) CISM
11 3 (0.19%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.13%) HNC
12 2 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (11.23%) QA
2 64 (4.06%) MiFID
3 24 (1.52%) Basel III
4 21 (1.33%) Data Quality
5 17 (1.08%) EMIR
6 15 (0.95%) SLA
7 14 (0.89%) FATCA
8 12 (0.76%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (0.38%) PMO
10 4 (0.25%) IFRS
10 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.13%) SEPA
12 1 (0.063%) GMP
System Software
1 26 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.08%) Docker
3 9 (0.57%) HDFS
4 8 (0.51%) Varnish
5 7 (0.44%) Apache Flume
6 6 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.32%) vSphere
8 4 (0.25%) NFS
9 3 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.13%) ClearTrust
10 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (0.063%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.063%) LXC
11 1 (0.063%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.063%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.063%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.063%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 45 (2.86%) Puppet
2 28 (1.78%) ITRS Geneos
3 24 (1.52%) Ansible
4 16 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.57%) Kibana
5 9 (0.57%) logstash
5 9 (0.57%) Salt
6 8 (0.51%) Nmap
7 6 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.38%) vCenter Server
8 5 (0.32%) Nagios
8 5 (0.32%) vMotion
9 3 (0.19%) Consul
9 3 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.19%) Graphite
9 3 (0.19%) Graylog
9 3 (0.19%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.19%) Terraform
9 3 (0.19%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.13%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 133 (8.44%) Murex
2 131 (8.31%) Oracle
3 87 (5.52%) TIBCO
4 85 (5.39%) Microsoft
5 47 (2.98%) Bloomberg
6 46 (2.92%) ION Trading
7 39 (2.47%) Reuters
8 35 (2.22%) IBM
9 34 (2.16%) Google
10 30 (1.90%) Sybase
11 26 (1.65%) Adobe
12 23 (1.46%) StreamBase
13 21 (1.33%) SAP
14 20 (1.27%) Splunk
15 19 (1.21%) Pega
15 19 (1.21%) Tableau
16 16 (1.02%) CA Agile Central
17 15 (0.95%) Red Hat
18 14 (0.89%) Cisco
18 14 (0.89%) Citrix
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + 2 Days Remote Working + 15% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 40% night shift allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £115000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Empiric
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bloomberg
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago