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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 101 83 81
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 10 31 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.78% 2.21% 1.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.00% 5.93% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 6
Average salary - £70,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.84% +10.00%
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 Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
499 523 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 38.77% 37.25% 36.10%
Number of salaries quoted 316 349 252
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 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 12 (92.31%) Java
2 11 (84.62%) Finance
3 9 (69.23%) Banking
4 8 (61.54%) Python
5 7 (53.85%) OO
5 7 (53.85%) C++
5 7 (53.85%) SQL
6 5 (38.46%) C#
6 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
6 5 (38.46%) Fixed Income
6 5 (38.46%) Equities
6 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) Derivative
7 4 (30.77%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (30.77%) Market Risk
7 4 (30.77%) jQuery
7 4 (30.77%) KDB
7 4 (30.77%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
7 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
7 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
7 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
7 4 (30.77%) Front Office
7 4 (30.77%) RAD
7 4 (30.77%) HTML
7 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 4 (30.77%) Perl
7 4 (30.77%) Open Source
7 4 (30.77%) HTML5
7 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) KDB
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) Banking
3 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
3 4 (30.77%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Applications Developer
3 2 (15.38%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) WPF Developer
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) FIX Protocol
1 4 (30.77%) jQuery
1 4 (30.77%) HTML5
2 3 (23.08%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Fixed Income
1 5 (38.46%) Equities
1 5 (38.46%) Derivative
2 4 (30.77%) Market Risk
3 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (7.69%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) OO
2 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
3 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (30.77%) Open Source
3 4 (30.77%) Capacity Management
3 4 (30.77%) RAD
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Market Making
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) Python
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) C++
4 5 (38.46%) C#
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) Perl
5 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
6 3 (23.08%) Tcl