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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 252 238 251
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.054% 0.015% 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.048% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -56.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +4.57%
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
2410 2084 2310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.49% 31.39% 32.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1915 1707 1964
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,450 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 3 £37,500 +36.36%
Merseyside - 1 £62,500 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 12 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (91.67%) 3D Graphics
2 11 (91.67%) Python
3 6 (50.00%) OO
4 5 (41.67%) Linux
4 5 (41.67%) OOD
4 5 (41.67%) OpenGL
4 5 (41.67%) DirectX
4 5 (41.67%) CAD
4 5 (41.67%) Games
4 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
4 5 (41.67%) Image Processing
4 5 (41.67%) CUDA
4 5 (41.67%) OpenCL
5 1 (8.33%) User Experience
5 1 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (8.33%) Mason
5 1 (8.33%) Banking
5 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) VC++
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) MFC
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (41.67%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
1 12 (100.00%) C++ Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Software Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) OpenGL
1 5 (41.67%) DirectX
1 5 (41.67%) OpenCL
2 1 (8.33%) Mason
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) MFC
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (41.67%) CUDA
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (41.67%) OOD
2 5 (41.67%) CAD
2 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
2 5 (41.67%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (91.67%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) VC++