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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England / West Midlands
Rank 206 239 -
Rank change year-on-year +33 -  
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.065% 0.033% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.092% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £36,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £48,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  

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 West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1636 2166 1649
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 35.21% 35.64% 32.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1611 1400
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +6.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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
Birmingham +19 3 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 8 (88.89%) SAP
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Data Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Fixed Income
4 4 (44.44%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (44.44%) SAP CO
4 4 (44.44%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) SAP FI
4 4 (44.44%) Derivative
4 4 (44.44%) Requirements Management
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
4 4 (44.44%) System Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Data Mapping
4 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (44.44%) Business Process Mapping
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (44.44%) Legacy Data Mapping
4 4 (44.44%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (44.44%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 3 (33.33%) EDI
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Retail

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related 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 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) SAP CO
1 4 (44.44%) SAP FI
1 4 (44.44%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MS Access
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Publishing
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) SAP CO Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) SAP FI Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (44.44%) Derivative
1 4 (44.44%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Data Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Business Process Mapping
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (44.44%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (44.44%) Data Mapping
2 4 (44.44%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Legacy Data Mapping
2 4 (44.44%) Requirements Management
2 4 (44.44%) System Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Translating Business Requirements
2 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Client Onboarding
4 1 (11.11%) Contract Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) KYC
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) SAP
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft