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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 373 455 441
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -14
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 47 12 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.057% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.14% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 42 9 25
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +39.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+30.68% -2.22%
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
6740 8606 8546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 38.86% 40.68% 38.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5508 7002 6485
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +43 19 £45,000 -5.26%
Surrey - 12 £57,500 - 2
West Sussex +23 6 £60,000 -
East Sussex +16 6 £45,000 +4.65% 1
Oxfordshire -1 3 £85,000 -12.82% 1
Hampshire - 2 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 54 (72.00%) Finance
2 48 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (57.33%) QA
4 39 (52.00%) Selenium
4 39 (52.00%) Degree
4 39 (52.00%) JMeter
4 39 (52.00%) Java
5 37 (49.33%) Ajax
5 37 (49.33%) Functional Testing
6 36 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (46.67%) ISEB
8 30 (40.00%) Performance Testing
9 24 (32.00%) TDD
10 23 (30.67%) Atlassian
10 23 (30.67%) JIRA
10 23 (30.67%) Internet
10 23 (30.67%) Scrum
10 23 (30.67%) Confluence
11 22 (29.33%) BDD
12 21 (28.00%) SDLC
12 21 (28.00%) Web Services
13 20 (26.67%) JUnit
13 20 (26.67%) JMS
13 20 (26.67%) Firewall
13 20 (26.67%) WebSphere MQ
13 20 (26.67%) Regression Testing
13 20 (26.67%) jMock
13 20 (26.67%) Compatibility Testing
13 20 (26.67%) Unit Testing
13 20 (26.67%) Integration Testing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (30.67%) Confluence
2 18 (24.00%) IIS
3 17 (22.67%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MetaTrader
2 2 (2.67%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.67%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (2.67%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (30.67%) Internet
2 20 (26.67%) Firewall
3 17 (22.67%) DNS
3 17 (22.67%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.33%) Skype
5 3 (4.00%) Intranet
5 3 (4.00%) LAN
5 3 (4.00%) WAN
5 3 (4.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 39 (52.00%) JMeter
1 39 (52.00%) Selenium
2 23 (30.67%) JIRA
3 20 (26.67%) Cucumber
3 20 (26.67%) jMock
3 20 (26.67%) JUnit
3 20 (26.67%) SoapUI
3 20 (26.67%) WebDriver
4 19 (25.33%) Ant
4 19 (25.33%) Gradle
4 19 (25.33%) Hudson
4 19 (25.33%) Jenkins
4 19 (25.33%) Maven
5 17 (22.67%) Gatling
5 17 (22.67%) LoadRunner
5 17 (22.67%) TestNG
5 17 (22.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (72.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.67%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Front Office
4 2 (2.67%) Back Office
4 2 (2.67%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (37.33%) Analyst
2 18 (24.00%) Business Analyst
3 17 (22.67%) Automation Tester
3 17 (22.67%) Java Automation Tester
3 17 (22.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 17 (22.67%) Selenium Tester
3 17 (22.67%) Senior Automation Tester
3 17 (22.67%) Senior Tester
3 17 (22.67%) Tester
4 9 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 9 (12.00%) QA Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Test Analyst
5 8 (10.67%) Treasury Business Analyst
6 7 (9.33%) Java Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (49.33%) Ajax
2 21 (28.00%) Web Services
3 20 (26.67%) Hibernate
3 20 (26.67%) Java EE
3 20 (26.67%) JMS
3 20 (26.67%) REST
3 20 (26.67%) Spring
3 20 (26.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 17 (22.67%) .NET
4 17 (22.67%) ASP.NET
4 17 (22.67%) HTML
5 2 (2.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (16.00%) SWIFT
3 8 (10.67%) Data Integration
3 8 (10.67%) Taxonomies
4 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.33%) Equities
6 3 (4.00%) Derivative
6 3 (4.00%) Statistics
7 2 (2.67%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (2.67%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Windows
2 3 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (49.33%) Functional Testing
3 36 (48.00%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (40.00%) Performance Testing
5 24 (32.00%) TDD
6 23 (30.67%) Scrum
7 22 (29.33%) BDD
8 21 (28.00%) SDLC
9 20 (26.67%) Compatibility Testing
9 20 (26.67%) Domain-Driven Design
9 20 (26.67%) Integration Testing
9 20 (26.67%) Regression Testing
9 20 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
9 20 (26.67%) Unit Testing
10 18 (24.00%) Test Automation
10 18 (24.00%) User Stories
11 17 (22.67%) Agile Testing
11 17 (22.67%) Defect Management
11 17 (22.67%) DevOps
11 17 (22.67%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (52.00%) Java
2 20 (26.67%) Groovy
3 18 (24.00%) VB
4 17 (22.67%) JavaScript
4 17 (22.67%) Perl
4 17 (22.67%) VBScript
5 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (52.00%) Degree
2 35 (46.67%) ISEB
3 18 (24.00%) ISTQB
4 17 (22.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.00%) CCNA
5 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.00%) RHCA
5 3 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (57.33%) QA
2 4 (5.33%) ISO20022
2 4 (5.33%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 23 (30.67%) Atlassian
2 19 (25.33%) Rally
3 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (12.00%) VMware
5 6 (8.00%) Cisco
6 3 (4.00%) Symantec
7 2 (2.67%) Charles River
7 2 (2.67%) SAP
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