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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 115 108 97
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 12 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.59% 0.76% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.19% 2.27% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 11
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
547 618 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.72% 33.35% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 486 562 386
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £24,745
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £63,500
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)
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 22 December 2014.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 19 (86.36%) UNIX
1 19 (86.36%) SQL
1 19 (86.36%) Finance
2 17 (77.27%) Banking
3 16 (72.73%) Derivative
4 15 (68.18%) Equities
5 14 (63.64%) Shell Script
5 14 (63.64%) Fixed Income
5 14 (63.64%) Investment Banking
6 7 (31.82%) Corporate Banking
7 5 (22.73%) Back Office
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 4 (18.18%) Degree
8 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (13.64%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (13.64%) Front Office
9 3 (13.64%) Legal
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle
10 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
10 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (9.09%) Nagios
10 2 (9.09%) Project Management
10 2 (9.09%) JMS
10 2 (9.09%) Murex
10 2 (9.09%) Netcool
10 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
10 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
10 2 (9.09%) Analytics
10 2 (9.09%) ITRS Geneos

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 2 (9.09%) KDB
General
1 19 (86.36%) Finance
2 17 (77.27%) Banking
3 14 (63.64%) Investment Banking
4 7 (31.82%) Corporate Banking
5 5 (22.73%) Back Office
6 3 (13.64%) Front Office
6 3 (13.64%) Legal
7 1 (4.55%) International Banking
7 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Applications Support
2 6 (27.27%) Support Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Support Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Applications Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.55%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (72.73%) Derivative
2 15 (68.18%) Equities
3 14 (63.64%) Fixed Income
4 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (9.09%) Credit Risk
5 2 (9.09%) Market Risk
6 1 (4.55%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Project Management
2 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.09%) Wealth Management
2 2 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 2 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (4.55%) People Management
3 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (4.55%) Change Control
3 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.55%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (4.55%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (4.55%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) SQL
2 14 (63.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (9.09%) MiFID
2 2 (9.09%) EMIR
3 1 (4.55%) FATCA
3 1 (4.55%) AIFMD
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Netcool
1 2 (9.09%) Nagios
1 2 (9.09%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Murex
3 1 (4.55%) Sybase