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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 136 132
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.051% 0.38% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.88% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 1
Median salary - £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00%  

Foreign Exchange (FX) is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 759 1021 694
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 38.63% 42.56% 34.41%
Number of salaries quoted 558 626 567
Median salary £42,500 £41,333 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.82% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 22 June 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 3 (75.00%) SAP
1 3 (75.00%) SAP FI
1 3 (75.00%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (75.00%) SAP CO
1 3 (75.00%) Derivative
1 3 (75.00%) System Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Data Mapping
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Legacy Data Mapping
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) EDI
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Contract Management
3 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) MiFID
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Banking

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 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SAP CO
1 3 (75.00%) SAP FI
1 3 (75.00%) SAP FI/CO
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP CO Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (75.00%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (75.00%) Data Mapping
1 3 (75.00%) GAP Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Legacy Data Mapping
1 3 (75.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Contract Management
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Master Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) VB
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP