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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 120 94 104
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +10
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 2 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.11% 0.47% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 1.44% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 6
Average salary £68,750 £42,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.76% -37.03%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
496 486 439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.85% 32.53% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 411 423 380
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 17 (89.47%) Finance
2 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 16 (84.21%) UNIX
3 15 (78.95%) Banking
4 14 (73.68%) Derivative
5 13 (68.42%) Investment Banking
5 13 (68.42%) Shell Script
6 12 (63.16%) Fixed Income
6 12 (63.16%) Equities
7 6 (31.58%) Corporate Banking
8 5 (26.32%) Back Office
9 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (15.79%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (15.79%) Degree
10 3 (15.79%) ITIL
10 3 (15.79%) Legal
11 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
11 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
11 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
11 2 (10.53%) Project Management
11 2 (10.53%) Murex
11 2 (10.53%) EMIR
11 2 (10.53%) Analytics
11 2 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
11 2 (10.53%) MiFID
11 2 (10.53%) Wealth Management
11 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk
11 2 (10.53%) Market Risk
11 2 (10.53%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (5.26%) International Banking

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) KDB
General
1 17 (89.47%) Finance
2 15 (78.95%) Banking
3 13 (68.42%) Investment Banking
4 6 (31.58%) Corporate Banking
5 5 (26.32%) Back Office
6 3 (15.79%) Legal
7 1 (5.26%) International Banking
7 1 (5.26%) Front Office
7 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Applications Support
2 6 (31.58%) Support Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Applications Support Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Applications Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Derivative
2 12 (63.16%) Fixed Income
2 12 (63.16%) Equities
3 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk
4 2 (10.53%) Market Risk
4 2 (10.53%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
2 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
2 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Analytics
2 2 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (10.53%) Wealth Management
3 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Change Control
3 1 (5.26%) People Management
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Data Security
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) SQL
2 13 (68.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (10.53%) EMIR
2 2 (10.53%) MiFID
3 1 (5.26%) FATCA
3 1 (5.26%) AIFMD
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (5.26%) Netcool
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Murex
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle