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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 92 79 72
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 8 36 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.67% 2.55% 2.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.90% 6.77% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 16
Average salary £47,500 £70,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.14% +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
421 532 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 35.41% 37.68% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 284 356 321
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 July 2015, 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 8 (72.73%) Equities
1 8 (72.73%) Banking
2 7 (63.64%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 4 (36.36%) Front Office
3 4 (36.36%) Open Source
3 4 (36.36%) HTML5
3 4 (36.36%) Capacity Management
3 4 (36.36%) Derivative
3 4 (36.36%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (36.36%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) KDB
3 4 (36.36%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) RAD
3 4 (36.36%) Python
4 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
4 3 (27.27%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) Tcl
4 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 3 (27.27%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) UNIX
4 3 (27.27%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) KDB
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (72.73%) Banking
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Front Office
4 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Banking Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (36.36%) jQuery
1 4 (36.36%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Equities
2 4 (36.36%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) RAD
1 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
1 4 (36.36%) Electronic Trading
1 4 (36.36%) Open Source
1 4 (36.36%) Capacity Management
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) Time Management
2 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) SOA
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) Perl
2 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) Tcl
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center