Period
to 17 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 6 months to 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 348 340 349
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 +24
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 12 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.094% 0.11% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 11
North West median annual salary £47,500 £22,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +111.11% -59.09% +46.67%
10th Percentile £33,500 £21,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% -7.14%

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5069 4888 4726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.66% 40.15% 36.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3981 4117 3763
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,512 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in the North West

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in the North West

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) in the North West over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Foreign Exchange (FX) in the North West

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 17 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -24 10 £47,500 -40.63%
Manchester -11 1 - - 2
Merseyside - 1 £47,500 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 North West region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 10 (83.33%) Finance
1 10 (83.33%) Banking
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) SDLC
4 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (58.33%) Java
4 7 (58.33%) TDD
4 7 (58.33%) Scrum
5 6 (50.00%) Advertising
5 6 (50.00%) Google
5 6 (50.00%) JSON
5 6 (50.00%) Android
5 6 (50.00%) Mobile First
5 6 (50.00%) UIKit
5 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
5 6 (50.00%) Android Development
6 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (41.67%) HTML
6 5 (41.67%) XML
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (33.33%) OO
7 4 (33.33%) Android Studio
7 4 (33.33%) RESTful
7 4 (33.33%) HTML5
7 4 (33.33%) Core Data
7 4 (33.33%) Android SDK
8 3 (25.00%) REST
8 3 (25.00%) Web Services
8 3 (25.00%) IBM
8 3 (25.00%) Project Management

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) MQSeries
1 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Android Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (16.67%) Xcode
3 1 (8.33%) Lombardi
General
1 10 (83.33%) Banking
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Advertising
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Android Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (16.67%) iOS Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Android Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Operations Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Product Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Product Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) JSON
1 6 (50.00%) UIKit
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) Android SDK
3 4 (33.33%) Core Data
3 4 (33.33%) HTML5
3 4 (33.33%) RESTful
4 3 (25.00%) REST
4 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) Cocoa
5 2 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
5 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (25.00%) Derivative
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (8.33%) Online Banking
4 1 (8.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) SDLC
3 7 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) TDD
4 6 (50.00%) Android Development
4 6 (50.00%) Mobile First
5 4 (33.33%) OO
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
7 2 (16.67%) iOS Development
7 2 (16.67%) MVC
7 2 (16.67%) People Management
7 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 1 (8.33%) BDD
8 1 (8.33%) Migration
8 1 (8.33%) RUP
8 1 (8.33%) SOA
8 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (8.33%) Validation
8 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Apple Swift
3 2 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) MiFID
2 1 (8.33%) EMIR
2 1 (8.33%) FATCA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Google
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Sybase
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle