Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 204 185
Rank change year-on-year +15 -19 -3
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 5 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.13% 0.42% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.96% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 2
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £60,000 £59,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.50% +0.84% +19.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £57,500 £52,550
90th Percentile £41,250 £71,250 £70,850
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £60,000 £59,500
% change year-on-year -37.50% +0.84% +19.00%

Foreign Exchange (FX) is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1617 2073 1287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.02% 43.55% 32.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1195 1332 1041
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,364 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in Birmingham

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
1 4 (80.00%) Equities
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Derivative
2 3 (60.00%) Front Office
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) JMS
3 2 (40.00%) Netcool
3 2 (40.00%) Nagios
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Sybase
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 2 (40.00%) KDB
3 2 (40.00%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (20.00%) MiFID

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Front Office
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Support
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (20.00%) Production Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Equities
2 3 (60.00%) Derivative
2 3 (60.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithmic Trading
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
1 2 (40.00%) Electronic Trading
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITRS Geneos
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
1 2 (40.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Sybase