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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 115 100 106
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 5 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 0.66% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.07% 1.98% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 7
Average salary £65,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
468 504 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.87% 33.27% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 415 447 400
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,000
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 30 January 2015.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Histogram in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 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 30 January 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 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%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Support Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Support 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%) Credit Risk
5 2 (9.09%) Market Risk
5 2 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (4.55%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.09%) Project Management
2 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 2 (9.09%) Analytics
2 2 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (9.09%) Wealth Management
3 1 (4.55%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (4.55%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (4.55%) Change Control
3 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.55%) People Management
3 1 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
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%) EMIR
2 2 (9.09%) MiFID
3 1 (4.55%) FATCA
3 1 (4.55%) AIFMD
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Nagios
1 2 (9.09%) Netcool
1 2 (9.09%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Murex
3 1 (4.55%) Sybase