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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England / West Midlands
Rank 206 233 219
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -14
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 3 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.064% 0.10% 0.059%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.30% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -5.50%

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
1643 2022 1628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.93% 34.10% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1232 1566 1395
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,888 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands 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 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Birmingham +7 3 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 10 (90.91%) SAP
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) Data Analysis
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) Fixed Income
4 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
4 6 (54.55%) Business Process Mapping
5 5 (45.45%) Requirements Management
5 5 (45.45%) Degree
5 5 (45.45%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
6 4 (36.36%) SAP CO
6 4 (36.36%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (36.36%) SAP FI
6 4 (36.36%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (36.36%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
6 4 (36.36%) System Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Data Mapping
6 4 (36.36%) Derivative
6 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (36.36%) Legacy Data Mapping
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
7 3 (27.27%) EDI
8 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) Banking

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

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SAP CO
1 4 (36.36%) SAP FI
1 4 (36.36%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MS Access
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Publishing
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Business Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Consultant
3 4 (36.36%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) SAP CO Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) SAP FI Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Fixed Income
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Data Analysis
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Business Process Mapping
2 6 (54.55%) Waterfall
3 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
3 5 (45.45%) Requirements Management
3 5 (45.45%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (36.36%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (36.36%) Data Mapping
4 4 (36.36%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Legacy Data Mapping
4 4 (36.36%) System Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
6 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) SAP
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft