The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 127 125 105
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -20
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 45 27 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.24% 0.83% 1.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.34% 2.75% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 39
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £51,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -15.00%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1037 981 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.60% 30.17% 30.15%
Number of salaries quoted 668 641 645
Average salary £42,000 £40,995 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.45% +2.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,045
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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)
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Histogram 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 22 July 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 -5 35 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Stirling - 7 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £37,500 - 1
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 62 (73.81%) Derivative
2 61 (72.62%) Java
3 45 (53.57%) XML
4 44 (52.38%) Scrum
5 43 (51.19%) Relational Database
6 42 (50.00%) OO
7 40 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (46.43%) Multithreading
8 39 (46.43%) OOP
8 39 (46.43%) Data Modelling
8 39 (46.43%) RDBMS
8 39 (46.43%) XML Messaging
8 39 (46.43%) Back Office
8 39 (46.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (26.19%) Front Office
10 21 (25.00%) Change Management
10 21 (25.00%) Equities
11 18 (21.43%) Finance
12 16 (19.05%) C++
13 14 (16.67%) SQL
13 14 (16.67%) Python
13 14 (16.67%) Banking
14 13 (15.48%) Investment Banking
15 12 (14.29%) HTML
16 11 (13.10%) C#
16 11 (13.10%) WPF
17 10 (11.90%) HTML5
17 10 (11.90%) Spring
17 10 (11.90%) UNIX
18 9 (10.71%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.95%) Node.js
2 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (51.19%) Relational Database
2 39 (46.43%) RDBMS
3 7 (8.33%) KDB
4 3 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.19%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Mocha
1 4 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.76%) Maven
1 4 (4.76%) Jasmine
1 4 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (3.57%) Concordion
2 3 (3.57%) Selenium
2 3 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 39 (46.43%) Back Office
2 22 (26.19%) Front Office
3 18 (21.43%) Finance
4 14 (16.67%) Banking
5 13 (15.48%) Investment Banking
6 5 (5.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (77.38%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 12 (14.29%) Analyst
4 11 (13.10%) C# Developer
4 11 (13.10%) WPF Developer
5 9 (10.71%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Front Office Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Python Developer
7 4 (4.76%) FX Business Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Development Specialist
9 2 (2.38%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.38%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (2.38%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Banking Business Analyst
10 1 (1.19%) UI Programmer
10 1 (1.19%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (53.57%) XML
2 39 (46.43%) XML Messaging
3 12 (14.29%) HTML
4 11 (13.10%) WPF
5 10 (11.90%) HTML5
5 10 (11.90%) Spring
6 7 (8.33%) JMS
7 6 (7.14%) .NET
7 6 (7.14%) Task Parallel Library
7 6 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 5 (5.95%) WCF
8 5 (5.95%) Ajax
8 5 (5.95%) CSS3
8 5 (5.95%) LINQ
8 5 (5.95%) CSS
9 4 (4.76%) DOM
9 4 (4.76%) jQuery
9 4 (4.76%) WebSockets
9 4 (4.76%) Apache Flex
9 4 (4.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 62 (73.81%) Derivative
2 21 (25.00%) Equities
3 3 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.38%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.38%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.19%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.19%) Statistical Arbitrage
5 1 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.19%) PMI
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.90%) UNIX
2 7 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (52.38%) Scrum
2 42 (50.00%) OO
3 40 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (46.43%) Multithreading
4 39 (46.43%) OOP
4 39 (46.43%) Data Modelling
4 39 (46.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 21 (25.00%) Change Management
6 8 (9.52%) Electronic Trading
7 6 (7.14%) TDD
7 6 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
8 5 (5.95%) Low Latency
8 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (4.76%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.76%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.57%) Test Automation
10 3 (3.57%) Project Management
10 3 (3.57%) Risk Management
11 2 (2.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 61 (72.62%) Java
2 16 (19.05%) C++
3 14 (16.67%) SQL
3 14 (16.67%) Python
4 11 (13.10%) C#
5 9 (10.71%) Perl
6 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.76%) ECMAScript
8 2 (2.38%) Scala
8 2 (2.38%) Clojure
9 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) EMIR
2 1 (1.19%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 6 (7.14%) Oracle
1 6 (7.14%) Murex
1 6 (7.14%) Calypso
2 3 (3.57%) Sybase
3 2 (2.38%) Charles River
4 1 (1.19%) Google
4 1 (1.19%) Wall Street Systems
4 1 (1.19%) Tradeweb
4 1 (1.19%) thinkFolio
4 1 (1.19%) Cognos
4 1 (1.19%) Fidessa
4 1 (1.19%) Bloomberg
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
J.P. Morgan TS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
J.P. Morgan TS
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 20 days ago