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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 209 164
Rank change year-on-year +59 -45  
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 857 644 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.34% 1.61% 2.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.94% 3.48% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 412 514 775
Median salary £80,000 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £105,000 £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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17357 18507 20479
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.35% 46.21% 46.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13156 15733 16783
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,929
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £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 28 June 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 28 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
City of London -1 94 £85,000 +30.76% 22
Surbiton - 12 - - 2
Brentford - 1 £55,000 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 977 (70.39%) Finance
2 707 (50.94%) Banking
3 561 (40.42%) Investment Banking
4 537 (38.69%) Front Office
5 514 (37.03%) Java
6 449 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
7 413 (29.76%) Derivative
8 369 (26.59%) Fixed Income
9 344 (24.78%) Equities
10 323 (23.27%) Asset Management
11 318 (22.91%) Wealth Management
12 317 (22.84%) SQL
13 315 (22.69%) Retail
14 298 (21.47%) Retail Banking
15 288 (20.75%) Multithreading
16 277 (19.96%) Low Latency
17 261 (18.80%) Degree
18 229 (16.50%) C#
19 210 (15.13%) C++
20 201 (14.48%) Linux
21 193 (13.90%) Electronic Trading
22 192 (13.83%) Risk Management
23 184 (13.26%) Analytics
24 166 (11.96%) Unix
25 156 (11.24%) FIX Protocol
26 154 (11.10%) Python
27 152 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
27 152 (10.95%) QA
28 148 (10.66%) SDLC
29 133 (9.58%) Murex

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Co-occurring 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 53 (3.82%) Apache Spark
2 30 (2.16%) Apache
3 17 (1.22%) Tomcat
4 12 (0.86%) OpenStack
5 11 (0.79%) Confluence
5 11 (0.79%) nginx
5 11 (0.79%) WebSphere
6 10 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.36%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.29%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.29%) JBoss
9 4 (0.29%) Jetty
9 4 (0.29%) Mule
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (0.29%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.22%) CMS
10 3 (0.22%) DataSynapse
11 2 (0.14%) MTS
11 2 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 64 (4.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (1.30%) Photoshop
4 15 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.072%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.072%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 30 (2.16%) ION MarketView
2 23 (1.66%) Actimize
3 14 (1.01%) Pega PRPC
4 10 (0.72%) MetaTrader
5 4 (0.29%) Endur
5 4 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.22%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.14%) BondVision
7 2 (0.14%) LatentZero
7 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.14%) RMDS
8 1 (0.072%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.072%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.072%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.072%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.072%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.072%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.072%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.072%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.072%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.37%) Google Play
3 11 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.72%) GitHub
5 8 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.58%) Amazon S3
5 8 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (0.22%) Bluemix
6 3 (0.22%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.22%) IaaS
6 3 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (0.22%) iTunes
6 3 (0.22%) PaaS
6 3 (0.22%) SaaS
7 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.14%) Heroku
8 1 (0.072%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.30%) TCP/IP
2 16 (1.15%) DNS
3 14 (1.01%) FIX Connectivity
4 13 (0.94%) Multicast
5 12 (0.86%) Firewall
6 11 (0.79%) DHCP
6 11 (0.79%) LAN
7 10 (0.72%) SSH
8 8 (0.58%) tcpdump
8 8 (0.58%) VLAN
9 6 (0.43%) SAN
10 4 (0.29%) LDAP
11 2 (0.14%) BGP
11 2 (0.14%) Intranet
11 2 (0.14%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.14%) MPLS
11 2 (0.14%) OSPF
11 2 (0.14%) SSL
11 2 (0.14%) VPN
12 1 (0.072%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 53 (3.82%) Big Data
3 47 (3.39%) Hadoop
4 38 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 33 (2.38%) MySQL
6 32 (2.31%) KDB
7 28 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
8 24 (1.73%) Oracle Database
9 21 (1.51%) NoSQL
10 17 (1.22%) MongoDB
10 17 (1.22%) RDBMS
11 13 (0.94%) Kdb+
12 11 (0.79%) HBase
12 11 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
15 8 (0.58%) DB2
15 8 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
16 7 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 66 (4.76%) JIRA
2 59 (4.25%) Git (software)
3 58 (4.18%) Maven
4 38 (2.74%) Jenkins
4 38 (2.74%) Selenium
5 34 (2.45%) HP UFT
6 29 (2.09%) Gradle
7 26 (1.87%) Visual Studio
8 25 (1.80%) Subversion
9 18 (1.30%) Gerrit
10 17 (1.22%) SpecFlow
10 17 (1.22%) TeamCity
11 16 (1.15%) FitNesse
11 16 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
12 12 (0.86%) JUnit
12 12 (0.86%) Xcode
13 8 (0.58%) Ant
14 6 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (0.43%) GoogleTest
15 5 (0.36%) GCC
General
1 977 (70.39%) Finance
2 707 (50.94%) Banking
3 561 (40.42%) Investment Banking
4 537 (38.69%) Front Office
5 315 (22.69%) Retail
6 298 (21.47%) Retail Banking
7 68 (4.90%) Back Office
8 44 (3.17%) Financial Institution
9 22 (1.59%) Marketing
10 16 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
11 15 (1.08%) Private Banking
12 13 (0.94%) Advertising
13 10 (0.72%) Publishing
14 6 (0.43%) Telecoms
15 4 (0.29%) Games
15 4 (0.29%) International Banking
16 3 (0.22%) Billing
16 3 (0.22%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.22%) Prime Brokerage
17 2 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 667 (48.05%) Developer
2 348 (25.07%) Java Developer
3 290 (20.89%) Analyst
4 144 (10.37%) Business Analyst
5 120 (8.65%) Senior Developer
6 106 (7.64%) C# Developer
7 81 (5.84%) C++ Developer
8 72 (5.19%) Support Analyst
9 66 (4.76%) Quantitative Developer
10 55 (3.96%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
11 52 (3.75%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 51 (3.67%) Senior Java Developer
13 48 (3.46%) Applications Support
14 46 (3.31%) Project Leader
15 42 (3.03%) Credit Analyst
15 42 (3.03%) FX Support Analyst
15 42 (3.03%) Investment Banking Java Developer
16 37 (2.67%) Core Java Developer
17 36 (2.59%) Murex Analyst
17 36 (2.59%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (11.24%) FIX Protocol
2 110 (7.93%) .NET
3 71 (5.12%) Spring
4 70 (5.04%) HTML
5 66 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 64 (4.61%) XML
7 56 (4.03%) J2SE
8 54 (3.89%) WPF
9 44 (3.17%) ASP.NET
9 44 (3.17%) HTML5
10 43 (3.10%) JMS
11 36 (2.59%) CSS
11 36 (2.59%) Hibernate
12 35 (2.52%) JSON
13 32 (2.31%) Swing
13 32 (2.31%) WCF
14 31 (2.23%) REST
14 31 (2.23%) Web Services
15 28 (2.02%) React
16 27 (1.95%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 413 (29.76%) Derivative
2 369 (26.59%) Fixed Income
3 344 (24.78%) Equities
4 152 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
5 98 (7.06%) Computer Science
6 78 (5.62%) Fintech
7 66 (4.76%) User Experience
8 65 (4.68%) Credit Risk
9 56 (4.03%) OTC Derivatives
10 46 (3.31%) Algorithms
10 46 (3.31%) Data Structures
10 46 (3.31%) Hedge funds
11 42 (3.03%) Credit Derivative
12 41 (2.95%) Greenfield Project
13 40 (2.88%) Equity Derivative
13 40 (2.88%) Market Risk
14 37 (2.67%) Management Information System
15 25 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
16 16 (1.15%) Eurex
17 15 (1.08%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 201 (14.48%) Linux
2 166 (11.96%) Unix
3 122 (8.79%) Windows
4 28 (2.02%) Android
5 24 (1.73%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.72%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.65%) Debian
8 9 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.58%) CentOS
10 6 (0.43%) Solaris
11 3 (0.22%) AIX
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.072%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 449 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (23.27%) Asset Management
3 318 (22.91%) Wealth Management
4 288 (20.75%) Multithreading
5 277 (19.96%) Low Latency
6 193 (13.90%) Electronic Trading
7 192 (13.83%) Risk Management
8 184 (13.26%) Analytics
9 148 (10.66%) SDLC
10 125 (9.01%) Project Management
11 118 (8.50%) TDD
12 110 (7.93%) OO
12 110 (7.93%) Test Automation
13 102 (7.35%) Scrum
14 94 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
15 89 (6.41%) Algorithmic Trading
16 86 (6.20%) Concurrent Programming
16 86 (6.20%) E-Commerce
17 82 (5.91%) Business Analysis
18 77 (5.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 514 (37.03%) Java
2 317 (22.84%) SQL
3 229 (16.50%) C#
4 210 (15.13%) C++
5 154 (11.10%) Python
6 98 (7.06%) JavaScript
7 47 (3.39%) VBA
8 46 (3.31%) Perl
9 32 (2.31%) C
10 31 (2.23%) Scala
11 27 (1.95%) R
11 27 (1.95%) Shell Script
12 23 (1.66%) Bash Shell
13 20 (1.44%) MATLAB
13 20 (1.44%) PHP
14 18 (1.30%) PL/SQL
15 17 (1.22%) Ruby
15 17 (1.22%) T-SQL
16 15 (1.08%) Apple Swift
16 15 (1.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 261 (18.80%) Degree
2 41 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (2.16%) Master's Degree
4 28 (2.02%) PhD
5 23 (1.66%) Numerate Degree
6 8 (0.58%) HND
7 5 (0.36%) ISEB
8 4 (0.29%) ACCA
8 4 (0.29%) CISA
9 3 (0.22%) CFA
9 3 (0.22%) CISM
9 3 (0.22%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.14%) RHCE
11 1 (0.072%) CIMA
11 1 (0.072%) CISSP
11 1 (0.072%) MBA
11 1 (0.072%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.072%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (10.95%) QA
2 62 (4.47%) MiFID
3 24 (1.73%) Basel III
4 16 (1.15%) EMIR
5 15 (1.08%) Data Quality
6 14 (1.01%) FATCA
6 14 (1.01%) SLA
7 12 (0.86%) Dodd-Frank
8 4 (0.29%) IFRS
9 2 (0.14%) SEPA
10 1 (0.072%) PMO
10 1 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.65%) Docker
2 9 (0.65%) HDFS
3 8 (0.58%) Varnish
4 3 (0.22%) NFS
4 3 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.14%) ClearTrust
5 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.072%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.072%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.072%) LXC
6 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.072%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.072%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.072%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (2.67%) Puppet
2 29 (2.09%) ITRS Geneos
3 11 (0.79%) Ansible
4 8 (0.58%) Nmap
4 8 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.29%) Kibana
6 4 (0.29%) logstash
6 4 (0.29%) Salt
7 3 (0.22%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.14%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.14%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.14%) Nagios
9 1 (0.072%) Oozie
9 1 (0.072%) SCCM
9 1 (0.072%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.072%) WSUS
Vendors
1 133 (9.58%) Murex
2 97 (6.99%) Oracle
3 75 (5.40%) Microsoft
4 73 (5.26%) TIBCO
5 47 (3.39%) Bloomberg
6 46 (3.31%) ION Trading
7 38 (2.74%) Reuters
8 28 (2.02%) Sybase
9 24 (1.73%) IBM
10 23 (1.66%) StreamBase
11 22 (1.59%) Google
12 17 (1.22%) Splunk
13 15 (1.08%) Adobe
14 14 (1.01%) Citrix
14 14 (1.01%) Pega
14 14 (1.01%) Red Hat
15 13 (0.94%) FXall
16 10 (0.72%) Calypso
16 10 (0.72%) Solace
17 8 (0.58%) Tableau
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Empiric
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus (10-15%) + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Cititec
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + beenfits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £105000 per annum + 2 Days Remote Working + 15% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum plus bonus & bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 40% night shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £115000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bloomberg
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 6 days ago