The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 201 - 213
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 24 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% - 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.22% - 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 3
Average salary £67,500 - £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 - £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1974 1756 1525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 34.03% 32.63% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1607 1490 1263
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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)
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Dorset - 12 - -
Wiltshire - 7 £67,500 -
Bristol - 4 £75,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £120,000 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 25 (69.44%) Scrum
2 18 (50.00%) Back Office
3 13 (36.11%) C#
3 13 (36.11%) Java
3 13 (36.11%) .NET
3 13 (36.11%) OO
3 13 (36.11%) Derivative
3 13 (36.11%) Waterfall
4 12 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 12 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 12 (33.33%) XML
4 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 12 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 12 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 12 (33.33%) OOP
4 12 (33.33%) MVC
4 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (33.33%) XML Messaging
5 11 (30.56%) Finance
5 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (27.78%) SOA
7 9 (25.00%) C
8 7 (19.44%) VMware
8 7 (19.44%) ITIL
8 7 (19.44%) Windows
8 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
8 7 (19.44%) SLA
8 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (16.67%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 12 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.56%) Big Data
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (50.00%) Back Office
2 11 (30.56%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 4 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Architect
2 9 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 9 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 7 (19.44%) .NET Architect
4 6 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Operations Manager
5 5 (13.89%) IT Operations Manager
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Architect
6 4 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Technical Manager
6 4 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior .NET Architect
6 4 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) .NET
2 12 (33.33%) XML
2 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 12 (33.33%) XML Messaging
3 11 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.56%) HTML5
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 2 (5.56%) CSS3
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (5.56%) HTML
5 2 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Derivative
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.78%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Scrum
2 13 (36.11%) OO
2 13 (36.11%) Waterfall
3 12 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 12 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 12 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 12 (33.33%) OOP
3 12 (33.33%) MVC
3 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.78%) SOA
5 7 (19.44%) ITIL
6 6 (16.67%) Change Management
7 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (11.11%) Information Security
7 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 4 (11.11%) RUP
8 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) C#
1 13 (36.11%) Java
2 9 (25.00%) C
3 4 (11.11%) SQL
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) VMware