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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 229 251 213
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -38
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 6 4 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% 0.068% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.19% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Median salary £65,000 £42,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% -32.00%
UK excluding London median 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
2017 2142 2182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.50% 36.32% 35.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1664 1734 1754
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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

The demand trend of job ads across the South West 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 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Bristol +16 4 £65,000 +52.94%
Devon - 2 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 West region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 16 (88.89%) Java
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) Finance
3 14 (77.78%) Oracle
4 13 (72.22%) AngularJS
5 11 (61.11%) Relational Database
5 11 (61.11%) Banking
5 11 (61.11%) Investment Banking
6 10 (55.56%) Scrum
7 9 (50.00%) Spring
7 9 (50.00%) Kanban
7 9 (50.00%) Degree
7 9 (50.00%) Load Balancing
7 9 (50.00%) Wealth Management
7 9 (50.00%) Project Management
7 9 (50.00%) SOA
7 9 (50.00%) DB2
7 9 (50.00%) User Experience
7 9 (50.00%) People Management
7 9 (50.00%) Virtual Team
8 6 (33.33%) C#
8 6 (33.33%) SQL
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
9 5 (27.78%) OO
10 4 (22.22%) JBoss
10 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
10 4 (22.22%) Perl
10 4 (22.22%) MySQL
10 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
10 4 (22.22%) Python

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (22.22%) JBoss
1 4 (22.22%) Jetty
1 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) Relational Database
2 9 (50.00%) DB2
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 4 (22.22%) Big Data
4 4 (22.22%) MySQL
4 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
4 4 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
General
1 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 11 (61.11%) Banking
2 11 (61.11%) Investment Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Lead Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Technical Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Technical Leader
3 9 (50.00%) Applications Developer
3 9 (50.00%) Technical Design Authority
3 9 (50.00%) Technical Design Leader
4 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C++/C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Developer in Test
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) AngularJS
2 9 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (22.22%) Node.js
3 4 (22.22%) React
4 3 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (11.11%) JMS
5 2 (11.11%) Rendezvous
5 2 (11.11%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (5.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) User Experience
1 9 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 4 (22.22%) Fixed Income
3 3 (16.67%) Equities
4 2 (11.11%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Android
1 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Scrum
3 9 (50.00%) Kanban
3 9 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 9 (50.00%) People Management
3 9 (50.00%) Project Management
3 9 (50.00%) SOA
3 9 (50.00%) Wealth Management
4 5 (27.78%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) Android Development
5 4 (22.22%) iOS Development
5 4 (22.22%) Mobile Development
5 4 (22.22%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
7 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
7 1 (5.56%) UML
7 1 (5.56%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 4 (22.22%) Go
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
3 4 (22.22%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) TIBCO