The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank - - 233
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 0 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Average salary - - £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+30.00% +11.11%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2161 2492 2190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.93% 36.06% 33.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1729 2141 1731
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the North West region.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Trend in the North West

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Investment Banking
1 4 (80.00%) QA
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) SEPA
2 1 (20.00%) Cash Management
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) German Language
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FI

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FI/CO
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Banking Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) FX Test Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) QA Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Leader
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Project Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Cash Management
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) SEPA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) SAP