The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 117 114 105
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 5 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.44% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.03% 1.79% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 6
Average salary £42,500 £48,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.82% +14.70%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
485 504 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.87% 24.91% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 397 463 367
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
West Midlands

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 17 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Equities
2 5 (83.33%) Algorithmic Trading
2 5 (83.33%) Electronic Trading
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Sybase
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Front Office
2 5 (83.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Derivative
3 1 (16.67%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (83.33%) Front Office
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Equities
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Algorithmic Trading
1 5 (83.33%) Electronic Trading
1 5 (83.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
1 5 (83.33%) Sybase