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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 130 154 155
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +1
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 2 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.085% 0.29% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.70% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £46,250 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £52,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.00%
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
776 1283 1160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.11% 41.53% 35.65%
Number of salaries quoted 481 750 740
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £58,867
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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 2 £46,250 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) Equities
2 9 (75.00%) Derivative
3 8 (66.67%) Java
4 7 (58.33%) Finance
5 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (50.00%) Python
6 5 (41.67%) OO
6 5 (41.67%) Front Office
6 5 (41.67%) OTC Derivatives
7 4 (33.33%) Market Risk
7 4 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (33.33%) Reference Data
7 4 (33.33%) Low Latency
7 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 4 (33.33%) Fixed Income
7 4 (33.33%) Unix
7 4 (33.33%) Linux
8 3 (25.00%) Middleware
8 3 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
8 3 (25.00%) Swing
8 3 (25.00%) Market Making
9 2 (16.67%) Systematic Trading
9 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
9 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
9 2 (16.67%) KDB
9 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
9 2 (16.67%) Charles River
9 2 (16.67%) C#

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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) KDB
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Front Office
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Python Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Platform Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Transformation Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Qualitative Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Quantitative Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Quantitative Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Real Time Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (25.00%) Middleware
2 3 (25.00%) Swing
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (8.33%) CryEngine
3 1 (8.33%) DirectX
3 1 (8.33%) OpenGL
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (8.33%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Equities
2 9 (75.00%) Derivative
3 5 (41.67%) OTC Derivatives
4 4 (33.33%) Fixed Income
4 4 (33.33%) Market Risk
4 4 (33.33%) Reference Data
5 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (8.33%) Animation
6 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (8.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 3 (25.00%) Market Making
5 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
5 2 (16.67%) Systematic Trading
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (8.33%) Functional Programming
6 1 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) F#
4 1 (8.33%) GLSL
4 1 (8.33%) HLSL
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) R
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Charles River
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase