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

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 140 156 138
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 12 14 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 0.43% 1.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 1.04% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 8
Median salary - £47,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -32.14%
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -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
1151 1350 1353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.33% 41.21% 36.59%
Number of salaries quoted 601 836 880
Median salary £43,000 £41,250 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.24% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 August 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 -1 9 - -
Edinburgh - 3 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 17 (73.91%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) OO
2 15 (65.22%) Finance
3 14 (60.87%) Fixed Income
3 14 (60.87%) Equities
4 13 (56.52%) Derivative
4 13 (56.52%) Python
5 10 (43.48%) Reference Data
6 9 (39.13%) Market Risk
6 9 (39.13%) OTC Derivatives
6 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (39.13%) Risk Management
7 6 (26.09%) HTML
7 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
8 5 (21.74%) C#
9 4 (17.39%) C++
9 4 (17.39%) .NET
9 4 (17.39%) XML
9 4 (17.39%) Middleware
9 4 (17.39%) Front Office
9 4 (17.39%) Virtual Team
9 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (17.39%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (17.39%) HTML5
10 3 (13.04%) Eclipse RCP
10 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
10 3 (13.04%) Artifactory
10 3 (13.04%) Low Latency
10 3 (13.04%) Degree
10 3 (13.04%) Project Planning

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 (4.35%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) KDB
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Artifactory
1 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
1 3 (13.04%) Eclipse RCP
1 3 (13.04%) JUnit
1 3 (13.04%) Maven
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 15 (65.22%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Front Office
3 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Automotive
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Java Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Python Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Core Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Platform Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Pricing Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Transformation Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Qualitative Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Tools Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (17.39%) HTML5
2 4 (17.39%) Middleware
2 4 (17.39%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
3 3 (13.04%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) Spring
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) XSLT
4 2 (8.70%) JMS
4 2 (8.70%) jQuery
4 2 (8.70%) REST
4 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
4 2 (8.70%) Swing
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.35%) J2EE
5 1 (4.35%) Java EE
5 1 (4.35%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (60.87%) Equities
1 14 (60.87%) Fixed Income
2 13 (56.52%) Derivative
3 10 (43.48%) Reference Data
4 9 (39.13%) Market Risk
4 9 (39.13%) OTC Derivatives
5 4 (17.39%) Virtual Team
6 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
7 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.70%) Pricing Data
8 1 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (4.35%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) OO
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Risk Management
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) Low Latency
4 3 (13.04%) Market Making
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
4 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Investment Management
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) Python
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) C#
5 4 (17.39%) C++
6 3 (13.04%) Ruby
7 1 (4.35%) F#
7 1 (4.35%) Perl
7 1 (4.35%) SQL
7 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Bloomberg
1 2 (8.70%) Charles River
1 2 (8.70%) Reuters
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Sybase