The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT jobs advertised for the South 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 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 238 199 199
Rank change year-on-year
-39 0
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 2 30 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% 0.49% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.094% 1.38% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 17
Average salary - £62,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +78.57%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2130 2170 2051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.25% 35.31% 39.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1738 1752 1710
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

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

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

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Trend in the South West

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Locations in the South 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 South West 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
Bristol -10 2 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) HFM
3 2 (40.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (20.00%) Metadata Management
4 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (20.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Mason
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) MFC
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

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

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

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) HFM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) MFC
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) Mason
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (20.00%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 2 (40.00%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Metadata Management
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (20.00%) DRM
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VC++
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Hyperion