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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 119 135 115
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 45 26 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.24% 0.81% 1.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.31% 2.63% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 36
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 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £46,250 £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
1043 988 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.65% 30.65% 29.46%
Number of salaries quoted 664 636 612
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,500
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 31 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 31 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 36 £70,000 +55.55% 4
Stirling - 7 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £37,500 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (72.94%) Derivative
2 61 (71.76%) Java
3 47 (55.29%) XML
4 45 (52.94%) Scrum
4 45 (52.94%) Relational Database
5 43 (50.59%) OO
6 41 (48.24%) Data Modelling
6 41 (48.24%) RDBMS
6 41 (48.24%) OOP
6 41 (48.24%) XML Messaging
6 41 (48.24%) Back Office
6 41 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (48.24%) Multithreading
6 41 (48.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 23 (27.06%) Equities
7 23 (27.06%) Change Management
8 21 (24.71%) Front Office
9 16 (18.82%) Finance
9 16 (18.82%) Banking
10 15 (17.65%) Investment Banking
11 14 (16.47%) C++
11 14 (16.47%) SQL
12 13 (15.29%) HTML
13 12 (14.12%) Python
14 11 (12.94%) HTML5
15 10 (11.76%) WPF
15 10 (11.76%) C#
16 9 (10.59%) Perl
16 9 (10.59%) UNIX
16 9 (10.59%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 4 (4.71%) Node.js
2 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (52.94%) Relational Database
2 41 (48.24%) RDBMS
3 7 (8.24%) KDB
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Maven
1 4 (4.71%) Jasmine
1 4 (4.71%) Mocha
1 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.71%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (3.53%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.53%) Concordion
2 3 (3.53%) Selenium
3 1 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 41 (48.24%) Back Office
2 21 (24.71%) Front Office
3 16 (18.82%) Finance
3 16 (18.82%) Banking
4 15 (17.65%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (77.65%) Developer
2 23 (27.06%) Lead Developer
3 12 (14.12%) Analyst
4 10 (11.76%) WPF Developer
4 10 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Front Office Developer
7 4 (4.71%) FX Business Analyst
8 3 (3.53%) Development Specialist
8 3 (3.53%) UI Developer
8 3 (3.53%) UI Programmer
8 3 (3.53%) Python Developer
9 2 (2.35%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.35%) Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (2.35%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (2.35%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.35%) Project Manager
9 2 (2.35%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (55.29%) XML
2 41 (48.24%) XML Messaging
3 13 (15.29%) HTML
4 11 (12.94%) HTML5
5 10 (11.76%) WPF
6 9 (10.59%) Spring
7 6 (7.06%) Task Parallel Library
7 6 (7.06%) JMS
7 6 (7.06%) .NET
7 6 (7.06%) AngularJS
8 5 (5.88%) Ajax
9 4 (4.71%) Apache Flex
9 4 (4.71%) LINQ
9 4 (4.71%) JSON
9 4 (4.71%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (4.71%) Sass
9 4 (4.71%) LESS
9 4 (4.71%) Ember.js
9 4 (4.71%) CSS3
9 4 (4.71%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 62 (72.94%) Derivative
2 23 (27.06%) Equities
3 3 (3.53%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.35%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.35%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.18%) PMI
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Statistical Arbitrage
5 1 (1.18%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) UNIX
2 6 (7.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (52.94%) Scrum
2 43 (50.59%) OO
3 41 (48.24%) Data Modelling
3 41 (48.24%) OOP
3 41 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (48.24%) Multithreading
3 41 (48.24%) Continuous Improvement
4 23 (27.06%) Change Management
5 7 (8.24%) Electronic Trading
6 6 (7.06%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (4.71%) Business Analysis
7 4 (4.71%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.71%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.71%) TDD
7 4 (4.71%) Low Latency
8 3 (3.53%) Project Management
8 3 (3.53%) Risk Management
8 3 (3.53%) Test Automation
9 2 (2.35%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (71.76%) Java
2 14 (16.47%) C++
2 14 (16.47%) SQL
3 12 (14.12%) Python
4 10 (11.76%) C#
5 9 (10.59%) Perl
6 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.71%) ECMAScript
8 2 (2.35%) Clojure
9 1 (1.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) EMIR
2 1 (1.18%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 6 (7.06%) Murex
1 6 (7.06%) Calypso
2 5 (5.88%) Oracle
3 3 (3.53%) Sybase
4 2 (2.35%) Charles River
5 1 (1.18%) Cognos
5 1 (1.18%) Fidessa
5 1 (1.18%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.18%) Wall Street Systems
5 1 (1.18%) Tradeweb
5 1 (1.18%) thinkFolio
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