The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England / London
Rank 209 175 155
Rank change year-on-year -34 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 539 810 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.60% 1.94% 2.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.70% 4.30% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 408 648 758
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £45,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76%  

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14549 18834 18406
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 43.26% 45.18% 43.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11937 15710 14928
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) in London.

Salary trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Foreign Exchange (FX) in London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
City of London -18 109 £77,500 +5.08% 22
Surbiton - 7 - - 2
Brentford +2 3 £55,000 +10.00%
Canary Wharf -13 3 £115,000 +155.55%
West End of London +6 2 £53,750 -10.41%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Mayfair - 1 £90,000 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 London region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 687 (60.42%) Finance
2 474 (41.69%) Java
3 385 (33.86%) Banking
4 363 (31.93%) Front Office
5 334 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
6 316 (27.79%) SQL
7 313 (27.53%) Multithreading
8 311 (27.35%) Derivative
9 289 (25.42%) Fixed Income
10 272 (23.92%) Equities
11 269 (23.66%) Low Latency
12 268 (23.57%) Degree
13 221 (19.44%) Linux
14 214 (18.82%) Unix
15 197 (17.33%) C++
16 193 (16.97%) Investment Banking
17 188 (16.53%) Electronic Trading
18 166 (14.60%) C#
19 165 (14.51%) Python
20 130 (11.43%) FIX Protocol
21 115 (10.11%) TIBCO
22 114 (10.03%) Concurrent Programming
23 113 (9.94%) QA
24 111 (9.76%) OO
24 111 (9.76%) Windows
25 100 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
26 99 (8.71%) JavaScript
26 99 (8.71%) Oracle
27 98 (8.62%) Computer Science
28 95 (8.36%) SQL Server

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 23 (2.02%) WebSphere
2 21 (1.85%) Tomcat
3 20 (1.76%) Apache Spark
4 18 (1.58%) Oracle Workflow
5 17 (1.50%) JBoss
6 16 (1.41%) Mule
7 15 (1.32%) Jetty
7 15 (1.32%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.23%) Apache
9 12 (1.06%) Mule ESB
10 11 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.79%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.70%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.53%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.35%) IIS
14 4 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
15 3 (0.26%) Confluence
15 3 (0.26%) DataSynapse
15 3 (0.26%) nginx
15 3 (0.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 26 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (1.06%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.88%) MS Office
5 5 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.18%) InVision
6 2 (0.18%) MS Project
6 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.088%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 7 (0.62%) Temenos T24
2 4 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (0.35%) RMDS
3 3 (0.26%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.18%) EQXanite
4 2 (0.18%) Eze OMS
5 1 (0.088%) BondVision
5 1 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.088%) FINCAD Analytics
5 1 (0.088%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.088%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 28 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.32%) Google Play
4 9 (0.79%) GitHub
5 3 (0.26%) Heroku
5 3 (0.26%) SaaS
6 1 (0.088%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.088%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.088%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.088%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.088%) Office 365
6 1 (0.088%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.02%) LAN
1 23 (2.02%) TCP/IP
2 21 (1.85%) FIX Connectivity
3 18 (1.58%) Multicast
4 15 (1.32%) DNS
5 10 (0.88%) DHCP
6 6 (0.53%) Firewall
7 5 (0.44%) HTTP
8 4 (0.35%) BGP
9 3 (0.26%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.26%) MPLS
9 3 (0.26%) OSPF
9 3 (0.26%) SAN
9 3 (0.26%) SSH
9 3 (0.26%) SSL
9 3 (0.26%) WAN
10 2 (0.18%) Internet
10 2 (0.18%) Intranet
10 2 (0.18%) LDAP
10 2 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (8.36%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.10%) NoSQL
3 55 (4.84%) Relational Database
4 44 (3.87%) KDB
5 35 (3.08%) MySQL
6 28 (2.46%) Big Data
7 27 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
7 27 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
8 26 (2.29%) Hadoop
8 26 (2.29%) MongoDB
9 24 (2.11%) Oracle Database
10 21 (1.85%) RDBMS
11 11 (0.97%) Data Mart
12 10 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.79%) Kdb+
13 9 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.70%) Couchbase
14 8 (0.70%) QlikView
14 8 (0.70%) Redis
14 8 (0.70%) Riak
Development Applications
1 53 (4.66%) JIRA
2 35 (3.08%) Maven
3 29 (2.55%) Git (software)
4 25 (2.20%) Gradle
4 25 (2.20%) Selenium
5 24 (2.11%) Subversion
6 17 (1.50%) HP UFT
6 17 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (1.50%) Visual Studio
7 16 (1.41%) SpecFlow
8 14 (1.23%) FitNesse
8 14 (1.23%) TeamCity
9 12 (1.06%) Cucumber
9 12 (1.06%) JUnit
10 9 (0.79%) Jenkins
11 8 (0.70%) Ant
12 6 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.53%) SoapUI
12 6 (0.53%) WebDriver
12 6 (0.53%) Xcode
General
1 687 (60.42%) Finance
2 385 (33.86%) Banking
3 363 (31.93%) Front Office
4 193 (16.97%) Investment Banking
5 57 (5.01%) Back Office
6 39 (3.43%) Financial Institution
7 36 (3.17%) Retail
8 19 (1.67%) Marketing
9 15 (1.32%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.14%) Retail Banking
11 11 (0.97%) Advertising
11 11 (0.97%) Private Banking
12 10 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
13 7 (0.62%) Danish Language
13 7 (0.62%) Games
14 5 (0.44%) French Language
15 4 (0.35%) Prime Brokerage
16 1 (0.088%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.088%) Japanese Language
16 1 (0.088%) Malay Language
Job Titles
1 612 (53.83%) Developer
2 334 (29.38%) Java Developer
3 250 (21.99%) Analyst
4 128 (11.26%) Senior Developer
5 105 (9.23%) C++ Developer
6 101 (8.88%) Business Analyst
7 71 (6.24%) Senior Java Developer
8 66 (5.80%) C# Developer
9 65 (5.72%) Support Analyst
10 47 (4.13%) Applications Support
11 42 (3.69%) Murex Analyst
11 42 (3.69%) Team Leader
12 41 (3.61%) Murex Business Analyst
13 40 (3.52%) Quantitative Developer
14 39 (3.43%) Investment Banking Java Developer
15 37 (3.25%) Core Java Developer
15 37 (3.25%) Lead Developer
16 35 (3.08%) Applications Support Analyst
17 32 (2.81%) Consultant
18 31 (2.73%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (11.43%) FIX Protocol
2 91 (8.00%) .NET
3 77 (6.77%) HTML
4 76 (6.68%) JMS
5 71 (6.24%) J2SE
6 61 (5.36%) Spring
7 56 (4.93%) AngularJS
8 52 (4.57%) TIBCO EMS
9 48 (4.22%) XML
10 47 (4.13%) Swing
11 44 (3.87%) ASP.NET
12 42 (3.69%) HTML5
12 42 (3.69%) Middleware
13 40 (3.52%) Ultra Messaging
14 37 (3.25%) Rendezvous
15 36 (3.17%) WPF
16 34 (2.99%) React
17 32 (2.81%) REST
18 31 (2.73%) Java SE
18 31 (2.73%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 311 (27.35%) Derivative
2 289 (25.42%) Fixed Income
3 272 (23.92%) Equities
4 100 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
5 98 (8.62%) Computer Science
6 80 (7.04%) Algorithms
7 67 (5.89%) User Experience
8 66 (5.80%) Hedge funds
9 65 (5.72%) Data Structures
10 60 (5.28%) Fintech
11 56 (4.93%) OTC Derivatives
12 42 (3.69%) Credit Derivative
13 34 (2.99%) Equity Derivative
14 25 (2.20%) Credit Risk
15 24 (2.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 20 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
17 16 (1.41%) Market Risk
18 12 (1.06%) Mobile App
18 12 (1.06%) SWIFT
19 11 (0.97%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 221 (19.44%) Linux
2 214 (18.82%) Unix
3 111 (9.76%) Windows
4 46 (4.05%) Android
5 40 (3.52%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.06%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.62%) Solaris
8 4 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.26%) Debian
9 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.088%) CentOS
10 1 (0.088%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.088%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (27.53%) Multithreading
3 269 (23.66%) Low Latency
4 188 (16.53%) Electronic Trading
5 114 (10.03%) Concurrent Programming
6 111 (9.76%) OO
7 92 (8.09%) TDD
8 91 (8.00%) Mathematics
9 90 (7.92%) E-Commerce
10 80 (7.04%) Algorithmic Trading
11 79 (6.95%) Scrum
12 77 (6.77%) Software Engineering
13 74 (6.51%) SDLC
14 66 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
15 62 (5.45%) Analytics
16 55 (4.84%) Business Analysis
17 54 (4.75%) User Acceptance Testing
18 53 (4.66%) Risk Management
19 49 (4.31%) OOP
20 48 (4.22%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 474 (41.69%) Java
2 316 (27.79%) SQL
3 197 (17.33%) C++
4 166 (14.60%) C#
5 165 (14.51%) Python
6 99 (8.71%) JavaScript
7 69 (6.07%) Perl
8 51 (4.49%) Scala
9 43 (3.78%) Shell Script
10 27 (2.37%) MATLAB
10 27 (2.37%) VBA
11 24 (2.11%) Bash Shell
11 24 (2.11%) R
12 16 (1.41%) Ruby
13 15 (1.32%) Groovy
14 14 (1.23%) PL/SQL
15 13 (1.14%) Clojure
15 13 (1.14%) VB
16 12 (1.06%) C
16 12 (1.06%) Go
Qualifications
1 268 (23.57%) Degree
2 15 (1.32%) PhD
3 8 (0.70%) HND
4 6 (0.53%) ISEB
5 5 (0.44%) CFA
5 5 (0.44%) Postgraduate
6 3 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.088%) CCIE
8 1 (0.088%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.088%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.088%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.088%) MBA
8 1 (0.088%) MCITP
8 1 (0.088%) MCSE
8 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.088%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (9.94%) QA
2 42 (3.69%) MiFID
3 24 (2.11%) EMIR
4 20 (1.76%) Dodd-Frank
5 15 (1.32%) SLA
6 6 (0.53%) FATCA
7 4 (0.35%) Basel III
8 2 (0.18%) SEPA
9 1 (0.088%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.088%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (1.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.44%) NFS
3 4 (0.35%) Docker
4 3 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.088%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.088%) HDFS
6 1 (0.088%) SRDF
6 1 (0.088%) Varnish
6 1 (0.088%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (1.58%) ITRS Geneos
1 18 (1.58%) Puppet
2 14 (1.23%) Ansible
2 14 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (0.97%) Salt
5 8 (0.70%) Kibana
5 8 (0.70%) logstash
6 3 (0.26%) Capistrano
6 3 (0.26%) Control-M
6 3 (0.26%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.18%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.18%) Nagios
8 1 (0.088%) Nmap
8 1 (0.088%) Oozie
8 1 (0.088%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.088%) SCOM
Vendors
1 115 (10.11%) TIBCO
2 99 (8.71%) Oracle
3 77 (6.77%) Sybase
4 75 (6.60%) Murex
5 63 (5.54%) Microsoft
6 41 (3.61%) Bloomberg
7 29 (2.55%) Reuters
8 25 (2.20%) ION Trading
8 25 (2.20%) Solace
9 21 (1.85%) Calypso
10 19 (1.67%) IBM
11 16 (1.41%) FXall
11 16 (1.41%) MuleSoft
12 15 (1.32%) Google
13 14 (1.23%) Charles River
13 14 (1.23%) Cisco
13 14 (1.23%) StreamBase
14 11 (0.97%) HP
14 11 (0.97%) Tableau
15 9 (0.79%) Adobe
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 50% bonus + Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £550 - £650 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £200000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £58,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000-110,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday