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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 210 209 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 26 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.12% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.21% 0.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £62,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
2141 1895 2065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 34.75% 37.52% 35.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1740 1593 1760
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 16 September 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 - 24 - -
Somerset - 1 £62,500 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 53 (91.38%) Back Office
1 53 (91.38%) Scrum
1 53 (91.38%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (87.93%) XML
3 50 (86.21%) Data Modelling
3 50 (86.21%) OOP
3 50 (86.21%) OO
3 50 (86.21%) Java
3 50 (86.21%) RDBMS
3 50 (86.21%) XML Messaging
3 50 (86.21%) Derivative
3 50 (86.21%) Multithreading
3 50 (86.21%) Continuous Improvement
3 50 (86.21%) Relational Database
4 25 (43.10%) Mentoring
4 25 (43.10%) Coaching
4 25 (43.10%) Change Management
5 3 (5.17%) Firewall
5 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.17%) SLA
5 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.17%) .NET
5 3 (5.17%) C#
5 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.17%) ITIL
5 3 (5.17%) Windows
5 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.17%) VMware
5 3 (5.17%) Information Security
5 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (86.21%) RDBMS
1 50 (86.21%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
General
1 53 (91.38%) Back Office
2 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
2 2 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (91.38%) Developer
2 25 (43.10%) Lead Developer
3 3 (5.17%) Operations Manager
3 3 (5.17%) Security Manager
3 3 (5.17%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (3.45%) Senior Architect
4 2 (3.45%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (3.45%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (3.45%) Senior Developer
4 2 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (3.45%) Senior .NET Architect
4 2 (3.45%) .NET Architect
4 2 (3.45%) .NET Developer
4 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
4 2 (3.45%) Architect
5 1 (1.72%) Project Manager
5 1 (1.72%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (1.72%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (87.93%) XML
2 50 (86.21%) XML Messaging
3 3 (5.17%) .NET
3 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.72%) HTML
5 1 (1.72%) MFC
5 1 (1.72%) Mason
5 1 (1.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 50 (86.21%) Derivative
2 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
3 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (91.38%) Scrum
1 53 (91.38%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (86.21%) Data Modelling
2 50 (86.21%) OOP
2 50 (86.21%) OO
2 50 (86.21%) Multithreading
2 50 (86.21%) Continuous Improvement
3 25 (43.10%) Mentoring
3 25 (43.10%) Coaching
3 25 (43.10%) Change Management
4 3 (5.17%) ITIL
4 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.17%) Information Security
4 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (5.17%) Waterfall
5 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.45%) SOA
5 2 (3.45%) MVC
6 1 (1.72%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 50 (86.21%) Java
2 3 (5.17%) C#
3 2 (3.45%) C
4 1 (1.72%) C++
4 1 (1.72%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (5.17%) VMware
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft