The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 123 121 103
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 5 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.24% 0.22% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.65% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 9
Average salary - £68,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +61.76%
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-0.52% +5.55%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
735 617 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.54% 34.11% 36.69%
Number of salaries quoted 552 544 466
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Trend in Birmingham

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Equities
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
1 5 (100.00%) Derivative
1 5 (100.00%) Corporate Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Foreign Exchange (FX). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Corporate Banking
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Quantitative Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (100.00%) Derivative
1 5 (100.00%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree