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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank - 232 250
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 0 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.089% 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.26% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Average salary - £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
2196 2305 2410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 36.04% 34.12% 33.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1754 1795 1995
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,280 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) MFC
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) VC++
1 1 (33.33%) Murex
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
1 1 (33.33%) Equities
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Derivative
1 1 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (33.33%) Corporate Banking
1 1 (33.33%) MiFID
1 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
1 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
1 1 (33.33%) Market Risk
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) Mason

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Development Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Development Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Software Development Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Development Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Development Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Development Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) MFC
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) Mason
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
1 1 (33.33%) Equities
1 1 (33.33%) Derivative
1 1 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
1 1 (33.33%) Market Risk
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
1 1 (33.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) VC++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (33.33%) MiFID
1 1 (33.33%) EMIR
1 1 (33.33%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Murex