The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK / Scotland
Rank 129 132 148
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.045% 0.82% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 1.83% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £66,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-9.43% +47.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
834 1312 1098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.30% 44.95% 36.23%
Number of salaries quoted 521 763 720
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Trend in Scotland

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +5 1 £45,000 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Equities
2 2 (66.67%) Front Office
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Swing
2 2 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (66.67%) KDB
2 2 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Derivative
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Animation
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Effects
3 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (33.33%) CryEngine
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Market Making
3 1 (33.33%) Systematic Trading
3 1 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (33.33%) R
3 1 (33.33%) GLSL
3 1 (33.33%) HLSL
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Physics

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) KDB
General
1 2 (66.67%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Real Time Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (66.67%) Swing
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) CryEngine
2 1 (33.33%) DirectX
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
2 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Derivative
1 2 (66.67%) Equities
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Animation
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Low Latency
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (33.33%) Market Making
3 1 (33.33%) Systematic Trading
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Effects
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) GLSL
2 1 (33.33%) HLSL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) R