Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 360 256 385
Rank change year-on-year -104 +129 -70
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1,344 2,286 1,454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.87% 1.39% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.97% 3.11% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,118 868 1,158
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £45,525 £48,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £117,500 £116,250 £112,500
UK median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year -3.33% +3.45% +11.54%

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 68,334 73,392 77,994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.99% 44.76% 42.88%
Number of salaries quoted 53,156 55,520 64,758
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -72 1,320 £75,000 -6.25% 103
South East -3 15 £75,000 +66.67% 5
North of England +14 5 £25,000 -42.86% 3
North West +6 5 £25,000 -44.44% 2
East of England -68 3 £43,750 +75.00% 4
West Midlands +15 1 £37,500 - 1
Midlands +3 1 £37,500 - 1
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 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).

1 967 (71.95%) Finance
2 623 (46.35%) Equities
3 589 (43.82%) Front Office
4 583 (43.38%) SQL
5 557 (41.44%) Fixed Income
6 554 (41.22%) Derivative
7 453 (33.71%) Banking
8 444 (33.04%) Java
9 362 (26.93%) C#
10 353 (26.26%) Degree
11 317 (23.59%) Asset Management
12 308 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
13 285 (21.21%) Python
14 259 (19.27%) Investment Banking
15 251 (18.68%) Hedge funds
16 236 (17.56%) FIX Protocol
17 230 (17.11%) C++
18 227 (16.89%) Fintech
19 224 (16.67%) Investment Management
20 219 (16.29%) Linux
21 212 (15.77%) .NET
22 204 (15.18%) Software Engineering
23 194 (14.43%) SQL Server
24 156 (11.61%) Low Latency
25 154 (11.46%) Unix
25 154 (11.46%) Mathematics
26 152 (11.31%) Oracle
27 149 (11.09%) Multithreading
28 147 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
29 145 (10.79%) thinkFolio

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 62 (4.61%) Apache
2 45 (3.35%) Tomcat
3 24 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
4 20 (1.49%) Apache Spark
5 19 (1.41%) Ethereum
6 14 (1.04%) Confluence
7 12 (0.89%) IIS
8 9 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (0.37%) GemFire
10 4 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.30%) JBoss
10 4 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.15%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.074%) CMS
12 1 (0.074%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.074%) Tornado
12 1 (0.074%) Umbraco
Applications
1 58 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 145 (10.79%) thinkFolio
2 94 (6.99%) Front Arena
3 87 (6.47%) Markit EDM
4 43 (3.20%) Eagle PACE
5 24 (1.79%) Bloomberg AIM
6 19 (1.41%) Ripple
7 12 (0.89%) SunGard GMI
8 8 (0.60%) MetaTrader
9 4 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.22%) Endur
11 2 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
11 2 (0.15%) Kondor
11 2 (0.15%) LatentZero
11 2 (0.15%) Rolfe and Nolan
11 2 (0.15%) Sentinel
12 1 (0.074%) Eikon
12 1 (0.074%) Payment Gateway
12 1 (0.074%) Sage 200
12 1 (0.074%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 99 (7.37%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (3.13%) SaaS
3 37 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (1.04%) Office 365
5 8 (0.60%) GitHub
5 8 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.45%) Serverless
7 5 (0.37%) PaaS
8 4 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.30%) Azure Functions
8 4 (0.30%) G Suite
9 3 (0.22%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.22%) npm
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.15%) IaaS
10 2 (0.15%) NuGet
10 2 (0.15%) Slack
10 2 (0.15%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.68%) FIX Connectivity
2 15 (1.12%) VPN
3 14 (1.04%) Internet
3 14 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.97%) DNS
4 13 (0.97%) Firewall
5 12 (0.89%) DHCP
6 9 (0.67%) LAN
6 9 (0.67%) WAN
7 8 (0.60%) Intranet
8 7 (0.52%) Broadband
9 6 (0.45%) FTP
10 4 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.22%) HTTP
11 3 (0.22%) NAS
12 2 (0.15%) Multicast
12 2 (0.15%) SAN
12 2 (0.15%) SMS
13 1 (0.074%) SNMP
13 1 (0.074%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 49 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (3.27%) Big Data
4 39 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 34 (2.53%) Blockchain
5 34 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 30 (2.23%) Hadoop
8 28 (2.08%) MySQL
9 25 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
10 17 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 16 (1.19%) MongoDB
12 15 (1.12%) MS Access
13 14 (1.04%) DB2
13 14 (1.04%) Oracle Database
14 13 (0.97%) KDB
15 12 (0.89%) NoSQL
16 10 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
16 10 (0.74%) RDBMS
17 9 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 105 (7.81%) TeamCity
2 82 (6.10%) Git (software)
3 69 (5.13%) Jenkins
4 66 (4.91%) Maven
5 64 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 56 (4.17%) JIRA
7 52 (3.87%) Octopus Deploy
8 38 (2.83%) MSBuild
8 38 (2.83%) Visual Studio
8 38 (2.83%) Visual Studio Team System
9 32 (2.38%) Gradle
10 29 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (1.64%) Selenium
12 16 (1.19%) Subversion
13 14 (1.04%) Eclipse
13 14 (1.04%) JUnit
14 11 (0.82%) IntelliJ
15 10 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
15 10 (0.74%) Toad
16 9 (0.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 967 (71.95%) Finance
2 589 (43.82%) Front Office
3 453 (33.71%) Banking
4 259 (19.27%) Investment Banking
5 107 (7.96%) Back Office
6 58 (4.32%) Financial Institution
7 46 (3.42%) French Language
8 45 (3.35%) German Language
8 45 (3.35%) Italian Language
9 22 (1.64%) Marketing
10 20 (1.49%) Advertising
10 20 (1.49%) Games
10 20 (1.49%) Spanish Language
11 16 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
11 16 (1.19%) Legal
12 7 (0.52%) Retail
13 4 (0.30%) Electronics
14 3 (0.22%) Law
14 3 (0.22%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.15%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 586 (43.60%) Developer
2 302 (22.47%) Analyst
3 187 (13.91%) Java Developer
4 123 (9.15%) Applications Support
5 119 (8.85%) C# Developer
6 110 (8.18%) Business Analyst
7 95 (7.07%) Senior Developer
8 77 (5.73%) Support Analyst
9 72 (5.36%) Support Engineer
10 65 (4.84%) Python Developer
11 59 (4.39%) Banking Analyst
11 59 (4.39%) C++ Developer
12 58 (4.32%) .NET Developer
13 57 (4.24%) Consultant
14 55 (4.09%) Software Engineer
15 54 (4.02%) Quantitative Developer
16 52 (3.87%) Applications Support Analyst
17 49 (3.65%) Financial Analyst
17 49 (3.65%) Front Office Developer
18 47 (3.50%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (17.56%) FIX Protocol
2 212 (15.77%) .NET
3 102 (7.59%) React
4 87 (6.47%) WPF
5 83 (6.18%) HTML
6 77 (5.73%) Web Services
7 75 (5.58%) AngularJS
8 61 (4.54%) HTML5
9 55 (4.09%) WCF
10 50 (3.72%) Spring
11 49 (3.65%) .NET Framework
11 49 (3.65%) J2SE
12 46 (3.42%) ASP.NET
12 46 (3.42%) J2EE
13 45 (3.35%) Middleware
14 38 (2.83%) RESTful
15 28 (2.08%) jQuery
15 28 (2.08%) XML
16 26 (1.93%) CSS
16 26 (1.93%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 623 (46.35%) Equities
2 557 (41.44%) Fixed Income
3 554 (41.22%) Derivative
4 251 (18.68%) Hedge funds
5 227 (16.89%) Fintech
6 141 (10.49%) Computer Science
7 104 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
8 78 (5.80%) Exotic Derivative
9 65 (4.84%) OTC Derivatives
10 61 (4.54%) Greenfield Project
11 51 (3.79%) Algorithms
12 50 (3.72%) Credit Derivative
13 48 (3.57%) Market Risk
14 45 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
15 40 (2.98%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 38 (2.83%) Equity Derivative
17 35 (2.60%) Mobile App
18 31 (2.31%) Management Information System
19 30 (2.23%) Virtual Team
20 28 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 219 (16.29%) Linux
2 154 (11.46%) Unix
3 110 (8.18%) Windows
4 13 (0.97%) SUSE
5 12 (0.89%) Fedora
5 12 (0.89%) Solaris
5 12 (0.89%) Ubuntu
6 11 (0.82%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.67%) Android
7 9 (0.67%) CentOS
7 9 (0.67%) Windows 10
7 9 (0.67%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.22%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.15%) AIX
10 2 (0.15%) Debian
10 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.074%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (23.59%) Asset Management
2 308 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 204 (15.18%) Software Engineering
5 156 (11.61%) Low Latency
6 154 (11.46%) Mathematics
7 149 (11.09%) Multithreading
8 147 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
9 135 (10.04%) DevOps
10 120 (8.93%) Algorithmic Trading
11 115 (8.56%) Risk Management
11 115 (8.56%) TDD
12 113 (8.41%) OO
13 112 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
14 107 (7.96%) Analytics
15 105 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
16 102 (7.59%) Microservices
17 98 (7.29%) Business Analysis
18 92 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
19 86 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 583 (43.38%) SQL
2 444 (33.04%) Java
3 362 (26.93%) C#
4 285 (21.21%) Python
5 230 (17.11%) C++
6 104 (7.74%) Perl
7 100 (7.44%) JavaScript
8 95 (7.07%) Bash Shell
9 78 (5.80%) Ruby
10 75 (5.58%) Korn
11 67 (4.99%) T-SQL
12 65 (4.84%) Java 8
13 56 (4.17%) Bourne shell
13 56 (4.17%) Scala
14 54 (4.02%) PowerShell
15 53 (3.94%) R
16 36 (2.68%) VBA
17 31 (2.31%) MATLAB
18 29 (2.16%) PL/SQL
19 26 (1.93%) C
Qualifications
1 353 (26.26%) Degree
2 56 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
3 43 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 39 (2.90%) Master's Degree
5 30 (2.23%) PhD
6 19 (1.41%) ISEB
7 6 (0.45%) CFA
8 5 (0.37%) CISSP
8 5 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.37%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.15%) ACCA
9 2 (0.15%) CCNP
9 2 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.15%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.15%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.15%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 1 (0.074%) CCNA
10 1 (0.074%) PMP
10 1 (0.074%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (4.02%) MiFID
2 49 (3.65%) QA
3 22 (1.64%) EMIR
4 9 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (0.60%) FATCA
5 8 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.45%) PMO
7 5 (0.37%) GDPR
8 3 (0.22%) Basel III
8 3 (0.22%) IFRS
8 3 (0.22%) SEPA
8 3 (0.22%) SLA
9 2 (0.15%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.074%) Basel II
10 1 (0.074%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.074%) PSD2
System Software
1 60 (4.46%) Docker
2 15 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (0.52%) Terminal Server
4 3 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (2.68%) Kubernetes
2 21 (1.56%) Terraform
3 18 (1.34%) Automic
3 18 (1.34%) Dollar Universe
4 12 (0.89%) Control-M
5 8 (0.60%) Ansible
5 8 (0.60%) SCCM
6 7 (0.52%) CA Spectrum
7 6 (0.45%) Ganglia
7 6 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
9 3 (0.22%) Puppet
10 2 (0.15%) Grafana
10 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.074%) Apache Shiro
11 1 (0.074%) Cacti
11 1 (0.074%) Consul
11 1 (0.074%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.074%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 152 (11.31%) Oracle
2 124 (9.23%) Calypso
3 114 (8.48%) Charles River
4 101 (7.51%) Bloomberg
5 99 (7.37%) FXall
6 93 (6.92%) SimCorp
7 70 (5.21%) Reuters
8 67 (4.99%) Microsoft
9 61 (4.54%) Tradeweb
10 52 (3.87%) TIBCO
11 50 (3.72%) MarketAxess
12 46 (3.42%) Murex
13 41 (3.05%) Sybase
14 34 (2.53%) Google
15 24 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
16 23 (1.71%) StreamBase
16 23 (1.71%) Zend
17 20 (1.49%) Red Hat
18 19 (1.41%) Citrix
18 19 (1.41%) Fidessa