Period
to 24 July 2017

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 6 months to 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
England > South West
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 319 331 357
Rank change year-on-year +12 +26 -67
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 13 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.16% 0.041%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.41% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 3
South West median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £110,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% -40.91% +62.96%
10th Percentile £48,000 £65,000 £53,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £93,750 £120,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -3.57%

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 4056 4367 4201
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 38.63% 39.17% 34.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3244 3523 3315
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,975 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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

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

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 6 months to 24 July 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
Dorset +16 5 - -
Bristol -13 5 £55,000 -15.38%
Cornwall - 3 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 10 (76.92%) OO
1 10 (76.92%) Scrum
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) TDD
1 10 (76.92%) Multithreading
1 10 (76.92%) Mentoring
1 10 (76.92%) Coaching
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (61.54%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
3 5 (38.46%) RDBMS
3 5 (38.46%) JBoss
3 5 (38.46%) RUP
3 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
3 5 (38.46%) DSDM
3 5 (38.46%) J2EE
3 5 (38.46%) MySQL
3 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
3 5 (38.46%) XML
3 5 (38.46%) UML
3 5 (38.46%) OOP
3 5 (38.46%) Change Management
3 5 (38.46%) Back Office
3 5 (38.46%) XML Messaging
3 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
3 5 (38.46%) Redis
3 5 (38.46%) Riak

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 5 (38.46%) Apache Solr
1 5 (38.46%) Apache Spark
1 5 (38.46%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (38.46%) JBoss
1 5 (38.46%) Jetty
1 5 (38.46%) OpenStack
1 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
1 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
1 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (38.46%) Big Data
1 5 (38.46%) Couchbase
1 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
1 5 (38.46%) MongoDB
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
1 5 (38.46%) NoSQL
1 5 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (38.46%) RDBMS
1 5 (38.46%) Redis
1 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
1 5 (38.46%) Riak
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (38.46%) Back Office
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Java Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) IT Director
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Services Director
5 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
1 5 (38.46%) Elastic Stack
1 5 (38.46%) Hibernate
1 5 (38.46%) J2EE
1 5 (38.46%) Lucene
1 5 (38.46%) React
1 5 (38.46%) Spring
1 5 (38.46%) XML
1 5 (38.46%) XML Messaging
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Derivative
2 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Android
1 5 (38.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) Coaching
1 10 (76.92%) Mentoring
1 10 (76.92%) Multithreading
1 10 (76.92%) OO
1 10 (76.92%) Scrum
1 10 (76.92%) TDD
2 8 (61.54%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (38.46%) Change Management
3 5 (38.46%) Concurrent Programming
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) Data Modelling
3 5 (38.46%) DSDM
3 5 (38.46%) Kanban
3 5 (38.46%) Mobile Development
3 5 (38.46%) OOP
3 5 (38.46%) RUP
3 5 (38.46%) Software Delivery
3 5 (38.46%) UML
3 5 (38.46%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) C#
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Ansible
1 5 (38.46%) Kibana
1 5 (38.46%) logstash
1 5 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (38.46%) Puppet
1 5 (38.46%) Salt
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle