The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 419 414 426
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 24 30 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.13% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.36% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 14
Average salary £47,500 £38,750 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% +34.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7879 8443 8183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.99% 37.28% 37.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6230 6495 6695
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Trend in the South East

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Histogram in the South East

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Berkshire +4 10 £43,750 +65.09% 4
Oxfordshire +13 3 £97,500 +95.00%
Hampshire +3 3 £28,500 -28.75%
East Sussex - 3 £43,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 22 (56.41%) Finance
2 12 (30.77%) Java
3 10 (25.64%) Oracle
3 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.08%) .NET
5 8 (20.51%) VMware
5 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
5 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (17.95%) QA
6 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (17.95%) Ajax
6 7 (17.95%) JIRA
6 7 (17.95%) JUnit
7 6 (15.38%) JMS
7 6 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (15.38%) Project Management
7 6 (15.38%) Requirements Management
7 6 (15.38%) Spring
7 6 (15.38%) Hibernate
7 6 (15.38%) Firewall
7 6 (15.38%) Java EE
7 6 (15.38%) jMock
7 6 (15.38%) Atlassian
7 6 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
7 6 (15.38%) REST
7 6 (15.38%) Gradle
8 5 (12.82%) Product Management
8 5 (12.82%) Low Latency
8 5 (12.82%) Relational Database

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.26%) CMS
2 3 (7.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.56%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.69%) Mingle
2 2 (5.13%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP FI
1 2 (5.13%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (5.13%) SAP CO
1 2 (5.13%) LatentZero
1 2 (5.13%) thinkFolio
2 1 (2.56%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.13%) DB2
2 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
2 7 (17.95%) JUnit
2 7 (17.95%) JIRA
3 6 (15.38%) jMock
3 6 (15.38%) Gradle
3 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 5 (12.82%) Ant
4 5 (12.82%) Maven
5 4 (10.26%) Hudson
6 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.13%) Selenium
8 1 (2.56%) Firebug
8 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.56%) NUnit
8 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.56%) Moq
General
1 22 (56.41%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Marketing
3 3 (7.69%) Front Office
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Developer
2 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Architect
2 5 (12.82%) Technical Architect
2 5 (12.82%) QA Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 3 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (7.69%) Help Desk Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Web Designer
4 3 (7.69%) IT Support
4 3 (7.69%) Designer
5 2 (5.13%) Lead Architect
5 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) DSP Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Lead Technical Architect
5 2 (5.13%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 7 (17.95%) Ajax
3 6 (15.38%) Java EE
3 6 (15.38%) JMS
3 6 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (15.38%) Hibernate
3 6 (15.38%) Spring
3 6 (15.38%) REST
4 5 (12.82%) HTML
4 5 (12.82%) J2EE
5 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
5 4 (10.26%) CSS
6 3 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 3 (7.69%) CSS3
6 3 (7.69%) jQuery
6 3 (7.69%) HTML5
7 2 (5.13%) STL
8 1 (2.56%) Struts
8 1 (2.56%) XML
8 1 (2.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 2 (5.13%) Equities
3 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.13%) Bitcoin
3 2 (5.13%) Derivative
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.56%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (15.38%) Requirements Management
3 6 (15.38%) Project Management
3 6 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (12.82%) Low Latency
4 5 (12.82%) Product Management
4 5 (12.82%) Extreme Programming
4 5 (12.82%) TOGAF
4 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Automated Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Scrum
6 3 (7.69%) SEO
6 3 (7.69%) Web Design
6 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.69%) OO
6 3 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) Java
2 5 (12.82%) C#
2 5 (12.82%) C++
2 5 (12.82%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.26%) Python
4 2 (5.13%) MATLAB
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby
4 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.13%) C
4 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) VBScript
5 1 (2.56%) VB
5 1 (2.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (12.82%) CCNA
1 5 (12.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (10.26%) Degree
3 3 (7.69%) MCITP
3 3 (7.69%) RHCSA
3 3 (7.69%) MCSE
3 3 (7.69%) RHCA
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.56%) CIMA
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Capistrano
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
1 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.13%) Ansible
1 2 (5.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle
2 8 (20.51%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) Atlassian
4 5 (12.82%) Cisco
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 3 (7.69%) Sitecore
5 3 (7.69%) SAP
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