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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 6 months to 29 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
England > London
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 272 218 161
Rank change year-on-year -54 -57 +39
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1,137 710 751
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.50% 1.73% 2.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.98% 3.93% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 864 581 644
10th Percentile £68,225 £65,000 £60,000
25th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £75,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £105,000 £100,000 £100,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +37.93%
75th Percentile £132,500 £126,250 £122,500
90th Percentile £148,125 £142,500 £135,000
England median annual salary £105,000 £100,000 £100,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +37.93%

Foreign Exchange (FX) is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 38,142 18,068 13,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 50.39% 43.94% 40.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15,224 11,119 10,632
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £112,500 £115,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) in London.

Salary trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) in London over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

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 6 months to 29 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -25 131 £90,000 -5.26% 35
East London -48 5 £130,000 +136.36% 5
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 870 (76.52%) Finance
2 545 (47.93%) Front Office
3 543 (47.76%) Equities
4 527 (46.35%) Fixed Income
5 494 (43.45%) Agile
6 486 (42.74%) Software Engineering
7 445 (39.14%) JavaScript
8 430 (37.82%) Java
9 412 (36.24%) Derivative
10 401 (35.27%) AWS
11 396 (34.83%) Asset Management
12 395 (34.74%) React
13 369 (32.45%) Investment Management
14 315 (27.70%) Python
15 310 (27.26%) C#
16 298 (26.21%) Analytics
17 293 (25.77%) Hedge funds
18 269 (23.66%) .NET
19 261 (22.96%) Azure
20 260 (22.87%) CI/CD
21 258 (22.69%) Microservices
22 253 (22.25%) TypeScript
23 221 (19.44%) Social Skills
24 208 (18.29%) GCP
24 208 (18.29%) Fintech
24 208 (18.29%) .NET Core
25 204 (17.94%) QA
26 190 (16.71%) Banking
27 182 (16.01%) SQL
28 157 (13.81%) Greenfield Project

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 28 (2.46%) Confluence
2 20 (1.76%) Apache
2 20 (1.76%) Apache Airflow
3 14 (1.23%) Jupyter
4 11 (0.97%) Jetty
5 7 (0.62%) Ethereum
5 7 (0.62%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.44%) CMS
7 4 (0.35%) NServiceBus
7 4 (0.35%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.18%) WordPress
9 1 (0.088%) Headless CMS
9 1 (0.088%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (3.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (1.14%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (1.06%) Markit EDM
2 12 (1.06%) SimCorp Dimension
3 7 (0.62%) Ripple
3 7 (0.62%) Ripple XRP
4 5 (0.44%) MetaTrader
5 3 (0.26%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.088%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.088%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 401 (35.27%) AWS
2 261 (22.96%) Azure
3 208 (18.29%) GCP
4 41 (3.61%) GitHub
5 36 (3.17%) npm
6 35 (3.08%) Yarn
7 34 (2.99%) Amazon S3
8 28 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (2.20%) Serverless
10 21 (1.85%) Miro
11 20 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
11 20 (1.76%) Slack
12 19 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
13 15 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
14 14 (1.23%) Amazon ECS
14 14 (1.23%) Figma
15 10 (0.88%) Azure Service Bus
16 9 (0.79%) CloudFront
17 8 (0.70%) Power Platform
18 7 (0.62%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.20%) HTTP
2 13 (1.14%) FIX Connectivity
3 7 (0.62%) Wireshark
4 5 (0.44%) DNS
4 5 (0.44%) SSL
5 4 (0.35%) DSL
6 3 (0.26%) Firewall
6 3 (0.26%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.18%) Multicast
7 2 (0.18%) Telnet
8 1 (0.088%) DHCP
8 1 (0.088%) SSH
8 1 (0.088%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
2 53 (4.66%) SQL Server
3 25 (2.20%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (1.76%) Apache Ignite
4 20 (1.76%) Relational Database
5 18 (1.58%) KDB
6 16 (1.41%) Amazon Athena
7 14 (1.23%) MySQL
8 12 (1.06%) NoSQL
9 11 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (0.70%) Power BI
11 7 (0.62%) Amazon Aurora
11 7 (0.62%) Big Data
11 7 (0.62%) Parquet
12 6 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (0.53%) Tableau
13 5 (0.44%) MongoDB
13 5 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 116 (10.20%) Git (software)
2 83 (7.30%) JIRA
3 62 (5.45%) GitLab
4 58 (5.10%) Jenkins
5 47 (4.13%) git-flow
6 42 (3.69%) JUnit
7 32 (2.81%) Maven
8 31 (2.73%) Cucumber
9 28 (2.46%) Gradle
10 20 (1.76%) Selenium
11 19 (1.67%) webpack
12 18 (1.58%) Mockito
13 17 (1.50%) gulp
14 16 (1.41%) TeamCity
15 15 (1.32%) Postman
16 12 (1.06%) Jasmine
16 12 (1.06%) Travis CI
17 11 (0.97%) Ant
17 11 (0.97%) Bitbucket
17 11 (0.97%) Concordion
General
1 870 (76.52%) Finance
2 545 (47.93%) Front Office
3 221 (19.44%) Social Skills
4 190 (16.71%) Banking
5 120 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
6 114 (10.03%) Games
7 105 (9.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 69 (6.07%) Investment Banking
9 47 (4.13%) Marketing
10 32 (2.81%) Financial Institution
11 28 (2.46%) Advertising
12 18 (1.58%) Presentation Skills
13 14 (1.23%) Back Office
14 12 (1.06%) Organisational Skills
15 11 (0.97%) Prime Brokerage
16 8 (0.70%) Influencing Skills
16 8 (0.70%) Legal
17 5 (0.44%) Retail
18 4 (0.35%) Electronics
18 4 (0.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 637 (56.02%) Developer
2 323 (28.41%) Software Engineer
3 254 (22.34%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 215 (18.91%) Java Developer
5 169 (14.86%) Senior Developer
6 159 (13.98%) AWS Developer
7 156 (13.72%) .NET Developer
8 152 (13.37%) AWS Engineer
9 145 (12.75%) Analyst
10 143 (12.58%) AWS Software Engineer
11 122 (10.73%) Senior Software Engineer
12 117 (10.29%) Finance Manager
13 110 (9.67%) Java Engineer
14 103 (9.06%) Java Software Engineer
15 97 (8.53%) React Developer
16 93 (8.18%) .NET Software Developer
17 92 (8.09%) .NET Software Engineer
17 92 (8.09%) Java Software Developer
18 91 (8.00%) Senior Software Developer
19 81 (7.12%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 395 (34.74%) React
2 269 (23.66%) .NET
3 208 (18.29%) .NET Core
4 122 (10.73%) HTML
5 101 (8.88%) ASP.NET
6 99 (8.71%) ASP.NET Core
7 85 (7.48%) FIX Protocol
8 84 (7.39%) ASP.NET Web API
9 82 (7.21%) AngularJS
10 71 (6.24%) HTML5
11 70 (6.16%) RESTful
12 65 (5.72%) gRPC
13 60 (5.28%) Vue.js
14 59 (5.19%) CSS
15 54 (4.75%) Redux
16 51 (4.49%) Node.js
17 49 (4.31%) Protocol Buffers
18 47 (4.13%) React Native
19 46 (4.05%) Pandas
20 41 (3.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 543 (47.76%) Equities
2 527 (46.35%) Fixed Income
3 412 (36.24%) Derivative
4 293 (25.77%) Hedge funds
5 157 (13.81%) Greenfield Project
6 116 (10.20%) User Experience
7 78 (6.86%) BBC
7 78 (6.86%) Over-the-Top Content
8 45 (3.96%) Virtual Team
9 38 (3.34%) Exotic Derivative
10 36 (3.17%) Algorithms
11 31 (2.73%) Mobile App
12 30 (2.64%) Reference Data
13 28 (2.46%) Legacy Systems
14 27 (2.37%) Data Structures
15 26 (2.29%) OTC Derivatives
16 21 (1.85%) Market Risk
17 20 (1.76%) Equity Derivative
17 20 (1.76%) PlayStation
17 20 (1.76%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 97 (8.53%) Linux
2 51 (4.49%) Unix
3 25 (2.20%) CentOS
4 24 (2.11%) Windows
5 12 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.88%) Android
7 4 (0.35%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.26%) VMS
9 2 (0.18%) Fedora
9 2 (0.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (43.45%) Agile
2 486 (42.74%) Software Engineering
3 396 (34.83%) Asset Management
4 369 (32.45%) Investment Management
5 298 (26.21%) Analytics
6 260 (22.87%) CI/CD
7 258 (22.69%) Microservices
8 208 (18.29%) Fintech
9 156 (13.72%) TDD
10 147 (12.93%) DevOps
11 134 (11.79%) Front End Development
11 134 (11.79%) Problem-Solving
12 121 (10.64%) Low Latency
12 121 (10.64%) Test Automation
13 112 (9.85%) Computer Science
14 105 (9.23%) Multithreading
15 104 (9.15%) Full Stack Development
16 102 (8.97%) Data Analytics
17 101 (8.88%) Migration
18 100 (8.80%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 445 (39.14%) JavaScript
2 430 (37.82%) Java
3 315 (27.70%) Python
4 310 (27.26%) C#
5 253 (22.25%) TypeScript
6 182 (16.01%) SQL
7 118 (10.38%) C++
8 32 (2.81%) ES6
9 30 (2.64%) C
10 25 (2.20%) Kotlin
11 11 (0.97%) Groovy
12 8 (0.70%) Bash
12 8 (0.70%) VBA
13 7 (0.62%) Perl
13 7 (0.62%) Scala
13 7 (0.62%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.62%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.44%) XPath
15 4 (0.35%) BrightScript
15 4 (0.35%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 93 (8.18%) Degree
2 59 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (3.61%) PhD
4 12 (1.06%) Master's Degree
5 11 (0.97%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.26%) CFA
7 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.088%) MCDST
8 1 (0.088%) MCITP
8 1 (0.088%) MCP
8 1 (0.088%) MCSA
8 1 (0.088%) MCSE
8 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.088%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (17.94%) QA
2 13 (1.14%) EMIR
2 13 (1.14%) MiFID
3 9 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (0.62%) SLA
5 5 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.18%) Accessibility
7 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.088%) NIST
7 1 (0.088%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.088%) SEPA
System Software
1 135 (11.87%) Docker
2 4 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.088%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 69 (6.07%) Terraform
2 54 (4.75%) Kubernetes
3 11 (0.97%) Prometheus
4 8 (0.70%) Ansible
5 2 (0.18%) Grafana
5 2 (0.18%) Puppet
5 2 (0.18%) SCCM
6 1 (0.088%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 85 (7.48%) Apple
2 42 (3.69%) Charles River
3 36 (3.17%) Bloomberg
3 36 (3.17%) Microsoft
4 29 (2.55%) BISAM
5 28 (2.46%) Oracle
6 17 (1.50%) Calypso
7 15 (1.32%) Murex
8 13 (1.14%) Red Hat
9 12 (1.06%) SimCorp
10 11 (0.97%) Klarna
10 11 (0.97%) Sun
11 7 (0.62%) Tradeweb
11 7 (0.62%) Xero
12 5 (0.44%) MarketAxess
13 4 (0.35%) Roku
13 4 (0.35%) Sony
13 4 (0.35%) Sybase
13 4 (0.35%) TIBCO
14 3 (0.26%) Solace