The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
England / South West
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 244 249
Rank change year-on-year +26 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 13 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.25% 0.19% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.47% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 2
Median salary £55,000 £87,500 £76,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.14% +14.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50%  

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 the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1957 2327 2079
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 38.04% 41.00% 33.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1581 1861 1583
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,597 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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 the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend in the South West

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

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

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Dorset +13 5 - -
Bristol +8 5 £55,000 -
Cornwall - 3 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 South West region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) Java
2 19 (73.08%) Multithreading
3 13 (50.00%) OO
4 12 (46.15%) TDD
4 12 (46.15%) Scrum
4 12 (46.15%) Derivative
4 12 (46.15%) Mentoring
4 12 (46.15%) Coaching
5 9 (34.62%) Finance
5 9 (34.62%) Retail
5 9 (34.62%) JBoss
5 9 (34.62%) JMS
6 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (26.92%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (26.92%) Redis
7 7 (26.92%) Riak
7 7 (26.92%) OpenStack
7 7 (26.92%) Big Data
7 7 (26.92%) Couchbase
7 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
7 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (26.92%) Ansible
7 7 (26.92%) logstash
7 7 (26.92%) Salt
7 7 (26.92%) Kibana
7 7 (26.92%) Apache Spark
7 7 (26.92%) React
7 7 (26.92%) Mobile Development

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 9 (34.62%) JBoss
2 7 (26.92%) Apache Solr
2 7 (26.92%) Apache Spark
2 7 (26.92%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (26.92%) Jetty
2 7 (26.92%) OpenStack
2 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
2 7 (26.92%) WebLogic
2 7 (26.92%) WebSphere
3 2 (7.69%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (26.92%) Big Data
1 7 (26.92%) Couchbase
1 7 (26.92%) Hadoop
1 7 (26.92%) MongoDB
1 7 (26.92%) MySQL
1 7 (26.92%) NoSQL
1 7 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (26.92%) Redis
1 7 (26.92%) Riak
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) RDBMS
2 6 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.69%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Ant
1 2 (7.69%) JUnit
1 2 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
1 9 (34.62%) Retail
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
2 7 (26.92%) Financial Institution
3 5 (19.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 17 (65.38%) Java Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Lead Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Technical Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Technical Leader
4 6 (23.08%) Senior Developer
5 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
6 3 (11.54%) IT Director
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Services Director
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL Service Delivery Manager
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL Service Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) JMS
2 7 (26.92%) AngularJS
2 7 (26.92%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (26.92%) Hibernate
2 7 (26.92%) Lucene
2 7 (26.92%) React
2 7 (26.92%) Rendezvous
2 7 (26.92%) Spring
2 7 (26.92%) TIBCO EMS
3 5 (19.23%) J2EE
3 5 (19.23%) XML
3 5 (19.23%) XML Messaging
4 2 (7.69%) .NET
4 2 (7.69%) Ajax
4 2 (7.69%) AWT
4 2 (7.69%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) JSON
4 2 (7.69%) REST
4 2 (7.69%) Swing
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Derivative
2 7 (26.92%) Equities
2 7 (26.92%) Fixed Income
3 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Android
1 7 (26.92%) Apple iOS
1 7 (26.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) Multithreading
3 13 (50.00%) OO
4 12 (46.15%) Coaching
4 12 (46.15%) Mentoring
4 12 (46.15%) Scrum
4 12 (46.15%) TDD
5 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (26.92%) Concurrent Programming
6 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (26.92%) DSDM
6 7 (26.92%) Kanban
6 7 (26.92%) Mobile Development
6 7 (26.92%) Multithreaded Programming
6 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (26.92%) RUP
6 7 (26.92%) SDLC
6 7 (26.92%) Software Delivery
6 7 (26.92%) UML
6 7 (26.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.69%) Go
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
3 2 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Ansible
1 7 (26.92%) Kibana
1 7 (26.92%) logstash
1 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (26.92%) Puppet
1 7 (26.92%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
1 7 (26.92%) TIBCO
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe
2 2 (7.69%) Google