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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 134 124 130
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 13 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.55% 0.25% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 0.75% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 2
Median salary £60,000 £54,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.20%
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+35.29% -3.40%
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
964 668 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.09% 33.94% 42.56%
Number of salaries quoted 613 524 739
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (83.33%) Oracle
3 13 (72.22%) Banking
4 12 (66.67%) Data Analysis
4 12 (66.67%) Fixed Income
4 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (66.67%) SAP
4 12 (66.67%) Finance
4 12 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (66.67%) Waterfall
4 12 (66.67%) Business Process Mapping
5 10 (55.56%) Mentoring
5 10 (55.56%) Coaching
5 10 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (50.00%) Investment Banking
7 4 (22.22%) Front Office
8 3 (16.67%) Collateral Management
8 3 (16.67%) OTC Derivatives
8 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
8 3 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (16.67%) Derivative
8 3 (16.67%) Algorithmic Trading
8 3 (16.67%) Credit Risk
8 3 (16.67%) Market Risk
8 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 3 (16.67%) Validation
8 3 (16.67%) Unix
8 3 (16.67%) Sybase
8 3 (16.67%) VBA
8 3 (16.67%) Equities

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
General
1 13 (72.22%) Banking
2 12 (66.67%) Finance
3 9 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (22.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Analyst
2 12 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Excel Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Unix Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Unix Support
4 3 (16.67%) Unix Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Electronic Trading Support
5 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Fixed Income
2 3 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 3 (16.67%) Derivative
2 3 (16.67%) Equities
2 3 (16.67%) Market Risk
2 3 (16.67%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (66.67%) Business Process Mapping
1 12 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 12 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 12 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 10 (55.56%) Coaching
2 10 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 10 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Algorithmic Trading
3 3 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 3 (16.67%) Collateral Management
3 3 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 3 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Requirements Management
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) VBA
3 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Oracle
2 12 (66.67%) SAP
3 3 (16.67%) Sybase