UK salaries outpace Wall St

"The job market is much more liquid, young talent and quantitative skills are very much in demand, and guarantees and financial inducements to move are re-emerging," said Napier Scott’s Simon Jaquiss, who compiled the FX results.

The biggest salaries were among those trading exotic derivatives, with an average head of exotic FX options trading seeing a total package of about £525,000 ($933,000) at a top 10 bank and £450,000 ($800,000) and £370,000 ($658,000) at second- and third-tier banks

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