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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 80 80 77
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 31 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.23% 1.61% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.85% 5.08% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 3
Average salary £70,000 £43,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -20.45%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
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
395 354 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 28.40% 31.64% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 231 213 135
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 28 August 2014, 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 57 (81.43%) Java
2 52 (74.29%) Derivative
3 50 (71.43%) XML
3 50 (71.43%) OO
3 50 (71.43%) Relational Database
4 47 (67.14%) RDBMS
4 47 (67.14%) Back Office
4 47 (67.14%) XML Messaging
4 47 (67.14%) Scrum
4 47 (67.14%) OOP
4 47 (67.14%) Data Modelling
4 47 (67.14%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (67.14%) Multithreading
4 47 (67.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 25 (35.71%) Change Management
6 16 (22.86%) Equities
7 13 (18.57%) C++
8 10 (14.29%) Perl
8 10 (14.29%) Python
9 8 (11.43%) C#
9 8 (11.43%) HTML
9 8 (11.43%) Banking
9 8 (11.43%) Investment Banking
9 8 (11.43%) WPF
10 7 (10.00%) KDB
10 7 (10.00%) HTML5
10 7 (10.00%) Linux
10 7 (10.00%) Front Office
11 6 (8.57%) .NET
11 6 (8.57%) Task Parallel Library

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (71.43%) Relational Database
2 47 (67.14%) RDBMS
3 7 (10.00%) KDB
General
1 47 (67.14%) Back Office
2 8 (11.43%) Banking
2 8 (11.43%) Investment Banking
3 7 (10.00%) Front Office
4 5 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 68 (97.14%) Developer
2 25 (35.71%) Lead Developer
3 8 (11.43%) C# Developer
3 8 (11.43%) WPF Developer
4 7 (10.00%) UI Developer
4 7 (10.00%) UI Programmer
5 5 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Python Developer
7 2 (2.86%) C++ Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Front Office Developer
8 1 (1.43%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.43%) Software Support Analyst
8 1 (1.43%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.43%) Integration Analyst
8 1 (1.43%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (71.43%) XML
2 47 (67.14%) XML Messaging
3 8 (11.43%) HTML
3 8 (11.43%) WPF
4 7 (10.00%) HTML5
5 6 (8.57%) .NET
5 6 (8.57%) Task Parallel Library
6 3 (4.29%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (2.86%) LINQ
7 2 (2.86%) Apache Flex
7 2 (2.86%) WCF
8 1 (1.43%) Reactive Extensions
8 1 (1.43%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 52 (74.29%) Derivative
2 16 (22.86%) Equities
3 1 (1.43%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.43%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (1.43%) Statistical Arbitrage
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Linux
2 4 (5.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (71.43%) OO
2 47 (67.14%) Scrum
2 47 (67.14%) OOP
2 47 (67.14%) Data Modelling
2 47 (67.14%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (67.14%) Multithreading
2 47 (67.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 25 (35.71%) Change Management
4 6 (8.57%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (7.14%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (4.29%) SOA
7 2 (2.86%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.86%) TDD
7 2 (2.86%) Low Latency
8 1 (1.43%) Project Management
8 1 (1.43%) Regression Testing
8 1 (1.43%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.43%) Use Case
8 1 (1.43%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 57 (81.43%) Java
2 13 (18.57%) C++
3 10 (14.29%) Perl
3 10 (14.29%) Python
4 8 (11.43%) C#
5 5 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.43%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.43%) Wall Street Systems
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
J.P. Morgan TS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Generous Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago