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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 138 133 114
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 5 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.21% 0.056% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.15% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 6
Median salary £50,000 £65,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +52.94%
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.54% -8.33%
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
1012 662 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.25% 37.13% 38.11%
Number of salaries quoted 613 533 641
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,800 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
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)
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 26 May 2016.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Histogram in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Equities
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Retail
3 5 (50.00%) Derivative
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) Front Office
4 4 (40.00%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (30.00%) Algorithmic Trading
5 3 (30.00%) Sybase
5 3 (30.00%) SAP
5 3 (30.00%) Unix
6 2 (20.00%) Apache
6 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (20.00%) IIS
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping

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 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Retail
4 4 (40.00%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Front Office
5 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Quantitative Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Unix Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Unix Support
3 3 (30.00%) Unix Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading Support
5 1 (10.00%) SAP CO Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) SAP FI Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Equities
2 5 (50.00%) Derivative
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (30.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 3 (30.00%) Capacity Management
2 3 (30.00%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Legacy Data Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 3 (30.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft