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 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 193 198 191
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 4 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.081% 0.080% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.34% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Average salary £50,000 £67,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1232 1177 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.91% 23.50% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1037 1006 935
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 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 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 3 £50,000 -25.92%
Coventry - 1 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (80.00%) Equities
2 11 (73.33%) Front Office
2 11 (73.33%) UNIX
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) Oracle
2 11 (73.33%) Sybase
3 10 (66.67%) Algorithmic Trading
3 10 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
3 10 (66.67%) Capacity Management
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) Banking
6 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Derivative
6 1 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
6 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.67%) XenApp
6 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
6 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Release Management
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) SAP
6 1 (6.67%) XML
6 1 (6.67%) Windows
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris
6 1 (6.67%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
General
1 11 (73.33%) Front Office
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
1 10 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (6.67%) Administrator
2 1 (6.67%) Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Equities
2 1 (6.67%) Derivative
2 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Algorithmic Trading
1 10 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
1 10 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Release Management
2 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.67%) ERP
2 1 (6.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) XenApp
1 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Control-M
1 1 (6.67%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle
1 11 (73.33%) Sybase
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix