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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 103 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 3 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% - 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.60% - 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
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
497 507 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.22% 34.92% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 321 315 249
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 19 December 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 4 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) Equities
2 3 (75.00%) Derivative
2 3 (75.00%) Front Office
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) VBA
3 2 (50.00%) F#
3 2 (50.00%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Markit EDM
4 1 (25.00%) Postgraduate
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) Java EE
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) Hedge funds
4 1 (25.00%) Exotic Derivative
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Front Office
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Quantitative Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Quantitative Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) J2EE
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Equities
1 3 (75.00%) Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (25.00%) Exotic Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Fund Management
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (50.00%) F#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Postgraduate
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Fidessa
1 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (25.00%) thinkFolio