The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 86 90 92
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 25 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.84% 0.28% 1.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.35% 0.75% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 9
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
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 Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
575 399 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 42.25% 36.74% 39.70%
Number of salaries quoted 299 263 274
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 29 (90.63%) Fixed Income
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (87.50%) Market Risk
2 28 (87.50%) Risk Management
2 28 (87.50%) C++
2 28 (87.50%) OO
2 28 (87.50%) Python
3 27 (84.38%) Java
3 27 (84.38%) C#
4 26 (81.25%) SQL
5 24 (75.00%) Banking
6 23 (71.88%) NoSQL
7 17 (53.13%) Investment Banking
8 16 (50.00%) Low Latency
9 15 (46.88%) Derivative
10 12 (37.50%) Unit Testing
10 12 (37.50%) Analytics
11 11 (34.38%) BigTable
11 11 (34.38%) Relational Database
11 11 (34.38%) Risk Analytics
11 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (34.38%) Electronic Trading
11 11 (34.38%) System Testing
11 11 (34.38%) Complex Event Processing
11 11 (34.38%) BDD
11 11 (34.38%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (34.38%) XPath
11 11 (34.38%) Refactoring
11 11 (34.38%) FIX Protocol
11 11 (34.38%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (34.38%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (71.88%) NoSQL
2 11 (34.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (34.38%) BigTable
2 11 (34.38%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (34.38%) Relational Database
General
1 24 (75.00%) Banking
2 17 (53.13%) Investment Banking
3 11 (34.38%) Back Office
4 5 (15.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (90.63%) Developer
2 20 (62.50%) Python Developer
3 14 (43.75%) C++ Developer
4 10 (31.25%) Applications Developer
4 10 (31.25%) C++ Applications Developer
5 8 (25.00%) Senior Developer
6 7 (21.88%) Analyst
7 5 (15.63%) C# Developer
8 4 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (12.50%) C++/C# Developer
8 4 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
8 4 (12.50%) Senior C++ Developer
8 4 (12.50%) Senior Python Developer
9 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
10 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
10 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (3.13%) C# WPF Developer
10 1 (3.13%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) FIX Protocol
1 11 (34.38%) Middleware
1 11 (34.38%) XML
1 11 (34.38%) XML Schema
2 4 (12.50%) ZeroMQ
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (90.63%) Fixed Income
2 28 (87.50%) Market Risk
3 15 (46.88%) Derivative
4 7 (21.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (9.38%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (3.13%) Contract for Difference
6 1 (3.13%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (3.13%) User Experience
6 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
1 3 (9.38%) Unix
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
1 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (87.50%) OO
2 28 (87.50%) Risk Management
3 16 (50.00%) Low Latency
4 12 (37.50%) Analytics
4 12 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 11 (34.38%) BDD
5 11 (34.38%) Complex Event Processing
5 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (34.38%) Electronic Trading
5 11 (34.38%) Refactoring
5 11 (34.38%) Risk Analytics
5 11 (34.38%) System Testing
5 11 (34.38%) TDD
6 8 (25.00%) Market Making
7 4 (12.50%) Coaching
7 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.50%) Pair Programming
8 3 (9.38%) Change Management
8 3 (9.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) C++
1 28 (87.50%) Python
2 27 (84.38%) C#
2 27 (84.38%) Java
3 26 (81.25%) SQL
4 11 (34.38%) Ruby
4 11 (34.38%) XPath
5 7 (21.88%) Perl
6 4 (12.50%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Control-M
1 3 (9.38%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Informatica
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
1 3 (9.38%) Sun
1 3 (9.38%) Sybase