The 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 237 - 207
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.064% - 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £50,000 - £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
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 West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2317 1864 1698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.10% 34.95% 34.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1666 1578 1453
Average salary £40,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.19% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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)
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Histogram 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 30 April 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
(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 - 4 £50,000 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Banking
3 6 (66.67%) Retail
3 6 (66.67%) Derivative
3 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 6 (66.67%) Equities
3 6 (66.67%) Risk Management
4 5 (55.56%) C++
4 5 (55.56%) Python
4 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (55.56%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (33.33%) SAP
5 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) Front Office
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
6 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 2 (22.22%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 1 (11.11%) Coaching
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
7 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (11.11%) System Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
7 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CO
1 1 (11.11%) SAP FI
1 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Banking
3 6 (66.67%) Retail
4 5 (55.56%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Front Office
6 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Quantitative Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading Support
4 1 (11.11%) SAP CO Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAP FI Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Support
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Derivative
1 6 (66.67%) Equities
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Legacy Data Mapping
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C++
1 5 (55.56%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase