The first 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 244 255 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 11 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.014% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% 0.050% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 0
Average salary £35,750 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1846 2010 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.73% 27.28% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1421 1665 1494
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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)
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Histogram in the North West

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester +13 9 £36,500 +4.28% 1
Lancashire - 1 £26,000 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 10 (62.50%) C++
1 10 (62.50%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
3 7 (43.75%) Animation
4 5 (31.25%) QA
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) OO
6 3 (18.75%) HP
6 3 (18.75%) ISEB
6 3 (18.75%) C
6 3 (18.75%) C#
6 3 (18.75%) VB
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
6 3 (18.75%) Time Management
6 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Workflow
8 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
8 1 (6.25%) Banking
8 1 (6.25%) Flash
8 1 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (6.25%) Adobe
8 1 (6.25%) Photoshop

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Design Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
3 3 (18.75%) C++ Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Testing Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Software Design Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) QA Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Web Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Python Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
2 7 (43.75%) Animation
3 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) OO
1 3 (18.75%) Scrum
1 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
1 3 (18.75%) Time Management
2 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C++
1 10 (62.50%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) VB
2 3 (18.75%) C
2 3 (18.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) FATCA
2 1 (6.25%) EMIR
2 1 (6.25%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe
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