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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 123 118 108
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 3 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.14% 0.47% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 1.85% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 5
Average salary £49,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
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
577 540 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.49% 25.26% 22.76%
Number of salaries quoted 463 504 343
Average salary £42,375 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.29% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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)
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
1 8 (100.00%) Equities
2 7 (87.50%) Front Office
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
3 6 (75.00%) Sybase
3 6 (75.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 6 (75.00%) Electronic Trading
3 6 (75.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (25.00%) Derivative
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) JMS
5 1 (12.50%) Netcool
5 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (12.50%) Nagios
5 1 (12.50%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) KDB
5 1 (12.50%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) KDB
General
1 7 (87.50%) Front Office
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Equities
2 2 (25.00%) Derivative
2 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Algorithmic Trading
1 6 (75.00%) Electronic Trading
1 6 (75.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Netcool
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Sybase
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