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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 142 152 139
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 13 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 0.43% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 1.06% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 9
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.40%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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
1001 1318 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.54% 40.29% 32.45%
Number of salaries quoted 667 779 614
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +8 9 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Edinburgh - 3 - - 1
Stirling - 1 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 30 (73.17%) Java
2 29 (70.73%) XML
3 28 (68.29%) OO
4 27 (65.85%) Derivative
4 27 (65.85%) Relational Database
5 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (58.54%) OOP
7 23 (56.10%) Data Modelling
7 23 (56.10%) RDBMS
7 23 (56.10%) Back Office
7 23 (56.10%) XML Messaging
7 23 (56.10%) Scrum
7 23 (56.10%) Multithreading
7 23 (56.10%) Continuous Improvement
8 15 (36.59%) Mentoring
9 14 (34.15%) Coaching
10 13 (31.71%) Change Management
11 12 (29.27%) Banking
12 11 (26.83%) Equities
13 9 (21.95%) HTML
13 9 (21.95%) Investment Banking
13 9 (21.95%) HTML5
14 7 (17.07%) Finance
15 5 (12.20%) Front Office
16 4 (9.76%) SQL
16 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
17 3 (7.32%) C#
17 3 (7.32%) Clojure
17 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
18 2 (4.88%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (2.44%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (65.85%) Relational Database
2 23 (56.10%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JUnit
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.44%) JMeter
1 1 (2.44%) Selenium
1 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (56.10%) Back Office
2 12 (29.27%) Banking
3 9 (21.95%) Investment Banking
4 7 (17.07%) Finance
5 5 (12.20%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 34 (82.93%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Lead Developer
3 7 (17.07%) UI Developer
3 7 (17.07%) UI Programmer
4 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Development Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Quantitative Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Quantitative Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (70.73%) XML
2 23 (56.10%) XML Messaging
3 9 (21.95%) HTML
3 9 (21.95%) HTML5
4 2 (4.88%) REST
4 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.88%) XSLT
4 2 (4.88%) JMS
4 2 (4.88%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (4.88%) Apache Flex
4 2 (4.88%) J2EE
4 2 (4.88%) Spring
4 2 (4.88%) Java SE
5 1 (2.44%) Java EE
5 1 (2.44%) SOAP
5 1 (2.44%) .NET
5 1 (2.44%) WPF
5 1 (2.44%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 27 (65.85%) Derivative
2 11 (26.83%) Equities
3 1 (2.44%) Exotic Derivative
3 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.44%) Social Media
3 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) UNIX
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) OO
2 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (58.54%) OOP
4 23 (56.10%) Scrum
4 23 (56.10%) Data Modelling
4 23 (56.10%) Multithreading
4 23 (56.10%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (36.59%) Mentoring
6 14 (34.15%) Coaching
7 13 (31.71%) Change Management
8 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.88%) Functional Programming
9 2 (4.88%) SOA
10 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
10 1 (2.44%) TDD
10 1 (2.44%) Line Management
10 1 (2.44%) Investment Management
10 1 (2.44%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.44%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (73.17%) Java
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) C#
3 3 (7.32%) Clojure
4 2 (4.88%) VBA
4 2 (4.88%) Python
4 2 (4.88%) F#
5 1 (2.44%) C++
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) Perl
5 1 (2.44%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Postgraduate
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle
1 1 (2.44%) Sybase
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.44%) Fidessa
1 1 (2.44%) CA
1 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
1 1 (2.44%) thinkFolio
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