The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 95 101 87
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.14% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 0.41% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £55,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
465 490 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.80% 35.23% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 270 292 258
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 5 (100.00%) Derivative
2 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (80.00%) Equities
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) VBA
3 3 (60.00%) Front Office
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) FINCAD Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) F#
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (40.00%) Fund Management
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Exotic Derivative
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) Postgraduate
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Murex
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) J2EE
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) Risk Management

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Foreign Exchange (FX). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Front Office
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Quantitative Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) Java EE
1 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Derivative
2 4 (80.00%) Equities
3 2 (40.00%) Exotic Derivative
3 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (20.00%) Market Risk
4 1 (20.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Fund Management
3 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) VBA
2 3 (60.00%) F#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Postgraduate
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) MiFID
1 1 (20.00%) EMIR
1 1 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Murex