The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 1 August 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 206 207 184
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 4 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.074% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.57% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 6
Average salary £42,500 £48,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.82% +14.70%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1227 1574 1221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.80% 28.27% 25.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1018 1337 1065
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,700 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

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

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

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Birmingham +6 3 £42,500 -12.82%
Coventry - 1 £47,500 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) Equities
2 5 (62.50%) Front Office
2 5 (62.50%) Algorithmic Trading
2 5 (62.50%) Electronic Trading
2 5 (62.50%) Capacity Management
2 5 (62.50%) Sybase
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (12.50%) FTP
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) webMethods
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (62.50%) Front Office
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Equities
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Algorithmic Trading
1 5 (62.50%) Electronic Trading
1 5 (62.50%) Capacity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Sybase
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) webMethods