Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 319 311 315
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 9 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.089% 0.18% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.50% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 19 2
West Midlands 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
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -3.70%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3789 4200 3471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.26% 36.57% 32.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3003 3095 2774
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,826 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
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 West Midlands

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

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

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

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

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Birmingham +2 5 £37,500 -37.50%
Herefordshire - 4 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 4 (44.44%) Equities
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) HNC
3 3 (33.33%) HND
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) Front Office
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 3 (33.33%) Decision Table
3 3 (33.33%) Derivative
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Data Flow Diagram
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (22.22%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
4 2 (22.22%) Algorithmic Trading
4 2 (22.22%) KDB
4 2 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 2 (22.22%) Java

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Unix Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Unix Support
3 2 (22.22%) Unix Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 1 (11.11%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL Service Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Production Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Equities
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Derivative
2 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
1 3 (33.33%) Data Flow Diagram
1 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 3 (33.33%) Decision Table
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) SDLC
1 3 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (22.22%) Algorithmic Trading
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 2 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (33.33%) HNC
2 3 (33.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) ITRS Geneos
1 2 (22.22%) Nagios
1 2 (22.22%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) Sybase