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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 6 months to 11 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
11 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 460 438 277
Rank change year-on-year -22 -161 +67
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 501 210 29
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.66% 0.52% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 1.30% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 315 159 25
10th Percentile £65,000 £64,250 £58,000
25th Percentile £79,799 £77,500 £67,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £100,000 £100,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year - +25.00% +14.29%
75th Percentile £134,375 £130,000 £88,750
90th Percentile £162,500 £137,500 £127,000
UK median annual salary £100,000 £100,000 £102,500
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +36.67%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34,165 16,124 3,178
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 45.05% 39.57% 35.99%
Number of salaries quoted 17,448 11,211 2,673
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% - -
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Foreign Exchange (FX) trend for jobs with a WFH option

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Foreign Exchange (FX).

Foreign Exchange (FX) salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 6 months to 11 August 2022.

Foreign Exchange (FX) salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 11 August 2022, Foreign Exchange (FX) job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 414 (82.63%) Finance
2 215 (42.91%) Software Engineering
3 207 (41.32%) Java
4 205 (40.92%) Agile
5 161 (32.14%) AWS
6 157 (31.34%) Social Skills
7 155 (30.94%) JavaScript
8 153 (30.54%) Equities
9 151 (30.14%) Derivative
10 149 (29.74%) Front Office
11 146 (29.14%) Fixed Income
12 140 (27.94%) Python
13 127 (25.35%) Analytics
14 117 (23.35%) Games
15 106 (21.16%) TypeScript
16 102 (20.36%) QA
17 101 (20.16%) React
18 100 (19.96%) C#
19 99 (19.76%) SQL
19 99 (19.76%) Investment Management
20 96 (19.16%) Hedge funds
21 94 (18.76%) User Experience
22 93 (18.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
23 90 (17.96%) Microservices
23 90 (17.96%) Banking
24 86 (17.17%) Apple
25 85 (16.97%) Problem-Solving
26 82 (16.37%) Fintech
26 82 (16.37%) .NET
26 82 (16.37%) Test Automation

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 31 (6.19%) Apache Airflow
2 28 (5.59%) Apache
3 18 (3.59%) Confluence
4 11 (2.20%) Jupyter
5 9 (1.80%) CMS
6 7 (1.40%) Ethereum
7 5 (1.00%) WordPress
8 4 (0.80%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.40%) MetaTrader
1 7 (1.40%) Ripple
1 7 (1.40%) Ripple XRP
Cloud Services
1 161 (32.14%) AWS
2 68 (13.57%) Azure
3 40 (7.98%) Amazon S3
4 38 (7.58%) GCP
5 34 (6.79%) npm
5 34 (6.79%) Yarn
6 32 (6.39%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (5.59%) AWS Lambda
7 28 (5.59%) Serverless
8 23 (4.59%) Miro
9 22 (4.39%) Slack
10 21 (4.19%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 21 (4.19%) Azure Event Grid
10 21 (4.19%) Azure Service Bus
11 20 (3.99%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (3.19%) Figma
13 11 (2.20%) Amazon ECS
13 11 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (1.60%) Azure Service Fabric
14 8 (1.60%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.99%) HTTP
2 13 (2.59%) FIX Connectivity
3 4 (0.80%) DSL
3 4 (0.80%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.20%) DNS
5 1 (0.20%) Multicast
5 1 (0.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.59%) Amazon Athena
1 28 (5.59%) Apache Ignite
2 23 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (4.19%) Azure SQL Database
4 17 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (2.79%) SQL Server
6 13 (2.59%) MySQL
7 7 (1.40%) Amazon Aurora
7 7 (1.40%) Parquet
8 6 (1.20%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.20%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.00%) Big Data
9 5 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.00%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.60%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.40%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.40%) Redis
12 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.40%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 57 (11.38%) GitLab
2 55 (10.98%) Git (software)
3 49 (9.78%) JIRA
4 43 (8.58%) git-flow
5 29 (5.79%) Jenkins
6 17 (3.39%) Maven
7 14 (2.79%) Gradle
7 14 (2.79%) gulp
8 13 (2.59%) Selenium
9 11 (2.20%) IntelliJ
9 11 (2.20%) JUnit
10 9 (1.80%) Jasmine
10 9 (1.80%) Postman
10 9 (1.80%) Travis CI
11 8 (1.60%) Mockito
12 7 (1.40%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.40%) webpack
13 6 (1.20%) Appium
13 6 (1.20%) Charles Proxy
14 5 (1.00%) PostCSS
General
1 414 (82.63%) Finance
2 157 (31.34%) Social Skills
3 149 (29.74%) Front Office
4 117 (23.35%) Games
5 93 (18.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 90 (17.96%) Banking
7 62 (12.38%) Analytical Skills
8 41 (8.18%) Financial Institution
8 41 (8.18%) Marketing
9 26 (5.19%) Investment Banking
10 17 (3.39%) Presentation Skills
11 7 (1.40%) Prime Brokerage
12 6 (1.20%) Organisational Skills
13 5 (1.00%) Advertising
14 3 (0.60%) Documentation Skills
15 2 (0.40%) Mandarin Language
15 2 (0.40%) Retail
16 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.20%) Legal
16 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 255 (50.90%) Developer
2 134 (26.75%) Software Engineer
3 84 (16.77%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 72 (14.37%) C# Developer
5 65 (12.97%) Java Developer
6 61 (12.18%) Analyst
7 44 (8.78%) .NET Developer
7 44 (8.78%) C# .NET Developer
8 43 (8.58%) Senior Developer
9 41 (8.18%) AWS Developer
9 41 (8.18%) React Developer
10 40 (7.98%) AWS Engineer
10 40 (7.98%) AWS Software Engineer
11 39 (7.78%) Senior Software Engineer
12 37 (7.39%) Python Engineer
12 37 (7.39%) Python Software Engineer
13 34 (6.79%) Java Engineer
14 31 (6.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 29 (5.79%) Python Developer
16 28 (5.59%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (20.16%) React
2 82 (16.37%) .NET
3 58 (11.58%) HTML
4 52 (10.38%) RESTful
5 47 (9.38%) FIX Protocol
6 44 (8.78%) .NET Core
7 43 (8.58%) React Native
8 41 (8.18%) CSS
8 41 (8.18%) Pandas
9 37 (7.39%) SciPy
10 35 (6.99%) Spring
11 32 (6.39%) Node.js
11 32 (6.39%) NumPy
12 27 (5.39%) GraphQL
12 27 (5.39%) REST
13 26 (5.19%) AngularJS
14 25 (4.99%) WebSockets
15 24 (4.79%) Spring Boot
16 22 (4.39%) D3.js
16 22 (4.39%) gRPC
Miscellaneous
1 153 (30.54%) Equities
2 151 (30.14%) Derivative
3 146 (29.14%) Fixed Income
4 96 (19.16%) Hedge funds
5 94 (18.76%) User Experience
6 79 (15.77%) BBC
6 79 (15.77%) Over-the-Top Content
7 35 (6.99%) Greenfield Project
8 31 (6.19%) Legacy Systems
9 28 (5.59%) Reference Data
10 27 (5.39%) OTC Derivatives
11 20 (3.99%) Algorithms
12 18 (3.59%) Data Structures
12 18 (3.59%) Mobile App
13 15 (2.99%) PlayStation
13 15 (2.99%) Xbox
14 14 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
15 12 (2.40%) Client/Server
15 12 (2.40%) Low-Code
16 11 (2.20%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 46 (9.18%) Linux
2 27 (5.39%) CentOS
3 25 (4.99%) Unix
4 7 (1.40%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.20%) Android
6 5 (1.00%) Windows
7 3 (0.60%) VMS
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (42.91%) Software Engineering
2 205 (40.92%) Agile
3 127 (25.35%) Analytics
4 99 (19.76%) Investment Management
5 90 (17.96%) Microservices
6 85 (16.97%) Problem-Solving
7 82 (16.37%) Fintech
7 82 (16.37%) Test Automation
8 80 (15.97%) Computer Science
9 79 (15.77%) Asset Management
9 79 (15.77%) Coaching
9 79 (15.77%) UX Design
10 74 (14.77%) CI/CD
11 56 (11.18%) Migration
12 53 (10.58%) TDD
13 51 (10.18%) Data Analytics
14 50 (9.98%) Front End Development
14 50 (9.98%) SDLC
14 50 (9.98%) Unit Testing
15 48 (9.58%) Epics
Programming Languages
1 207 (41.32%) Java
2 155 (30.94%) JavaScript
3 140 (27.94%) Python
4 106 (21.16%) TypeScript
5 100 (19.96%) C#
6 99 (19.76%) SQL
7 51 (10.18%) C++
8 25 (4.99%) Kotlin
9 15 (2.99%) C
10 11 (2.20%) Bash
10 11 (2.20%) Groovy
11 7 (1.40%) ES6
12 5 (1.00%) Scala
13 4 (0.80%) BrightScript
14 3 (0.60%) PHP
15 2 (0.40%) Go
15 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.40%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.40%) VBA
15 2 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 56 (11.18%) Degree
2 51 (10.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.59%) PhD
4 6 (1.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (20.36%) QA
2 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.20%) EMIR
3 1 (0.20%) MiFID
3 1 (0.20%) SEPA
System Software
1 37 (7.39%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 21 (4.19%) Terraform
2 17 (3.39%) Kubernetes
3 12 (2.40%) Prometheus
4 3 (0.60%) Ansible
5 1 (0.20%) Grafana
5 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 86 (17.17%) Apple
2 31 (6.19%) Bloomberg
3 24 (4.79%) Charles River
4 16 (3.19%) Microsoft
5 14 (2.79%) BISAM
6 12 (2.40%) Oracle
6 12 (2.40%) Red Hat
7 9 (1.80%) Google
8 7 (1.40%) Klarna
8 7 (1.40%) Xero
9 6 (1.20%) Sun
10 4 (0.80%) Roku
11 2 (0.40%) ForgeRock
11 2 (0.40%) MarketAxess
11 2 (0.40%) Sybase
11 2 (0.40%) Tradeweb
12 1 (0.20%) FXall
12 1 (0.20%) Murex
12 1 (0.20%) Reuters
12 1 (0.20%) ServiceNow