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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 224 218 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 19 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 0.25% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 0.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 0
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
2204 2195 2072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 34.20% 38.64% 36.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1708 1842 1742
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,354 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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
(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
Dorset - 16 - -
Somerset - 2 £45,000 -
Wiltshire -22 1 £30,000 -29.41%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 44 (93.62%) Java
1 44 (93.62%) Scrum
1 44 (93.62%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (91.49%) XML
3 42 (89.36%) OOP
3 42 (89.36%) OO
3 42 (89.36%) Back Office
3 42 (89.36%) Data Modelling
3 42 (89.36%) RDBMS
3 42 (89.36%) XML Messaging
3 42 (89.36%) Derivative
3 42 (89.36%) Multithreading
3 42 (89.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 42 (89.36%) Relational Database
4 21 (44.68%) Mentoring
4 21 (44.68%) Coaching
4 21 (44.68%) Change Management
5 4 (8.51%) C#
6 3 (6.38%) C++
6 3 (6.38%) HTML
6 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
6 3 (6.38%) Banking
6 3 (6.38%) Mason
6 3 (6.38%) HTML5
7 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.26%) QA
7 2 (4.26%) jQuery
7 2 (4.26%) Finance
7 2 (4.26%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 2 (4.26%) Node.js
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (89.36%) RDBMS
1 42 (89.36%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (89.36%) Back Office
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
2 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (95.74%) Developer
2 21 (44.68%) Lead Developer
3 1 (2.13%) Procurement Manager
3 1 (2.13%) Java Developer
3 1 (2.13%) C++ Developer
3 1 (2.13%) C# Developer
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (2.13%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (2.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (2.13%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (2.13%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (2.13%) Support Engineer
3 1 (2.13%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (91.49%) XML
2 42 (89.36%) XML Messaging
3 3 (6.38%) Mason
3 3 (6.38%) HTML5
3 3 (6.38%) HTML
4 2 (4.26%) .NET
4 2 (4.26%) MSMQ
4 2 (4.26%) JMS
4 2 (4.26%) Middleware
4 2 (4.26%) WebSockets
4 2 (4.26%) Backbone.js
4 2 (4.26%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.26%) jQuery
5 1 (2.13%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.13%) MFC
5 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 42 (89.36%) Derivative
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (93.62%) Scrum
1 44 (93.62%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (89.36%) OOP
2 42 (89.36%) OO
2 42 (89.36%) Data Modelling
2 42 (89.36%) Multithreading
2 42 (89.36%) Continuous Improvement
3 21 (44.68%) Mentoring
3 21 (44.68%) Coaching
3 21 (44.68%) Change Management
4 2 (4.26%) Kanban
4 2 (4.26%) TDD
4 2 (4.26%) Pair Programming
5 1 (2.13%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.13%) MSF
5 1 (2.13%) MVC
5 1 (2.13%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 44 (93.62%) Java
2 4 (8.51%) C#
3 3 (6.38%) C++
3 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.26%) Python
4 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.26%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.13%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) VB
5 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.26%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.13%) VMware