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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK / Scotland
Rank - 134 147
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 0 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.88% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.04% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Median salary - £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -5.50%

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
863 1277 1112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 38.00% 43.29% 34.79%
Number of salaries quoted 565 753 673
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,100 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Equities
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Swing
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (50.00%) DirectX
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) Animation
2 1 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (50.00%) KDB
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) GLSL
2 1 (50.00%) HLSL
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (50.00%) Unreal Engine

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) KDB
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Real Time Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CryEngine
1 1 (50.00%) DirectX
1 1 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (50.00%) Swing
1 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Animation
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
1 1 (50.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Market Making
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Systematic Trading
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Effects
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) GLSL
1 1 (50.00%) HLSL
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) R