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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 103 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.067% - 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% - 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £37,500 - £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -15.00%
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
480 363 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.02% 29.73% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 311 231 228
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Fidessa
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) thinkFolio
1 1 (100.00%) Markit EDM

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Markit EDM
General
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Fidessa
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) thinkFolio