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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 129 133 121
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 38 19 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.02% 0.61% 1.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.65% 2.05% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 26
Average salary £70,000 £43,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
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
1042 926 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.90% 29.93% 27.37%
Number of salaries quoted 660 598 544
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,207 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +3 31 £70,000 +60.00% 3
Stirling - 4 £50,000 - 1
Edinburgh -6 1 £37,500 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 65 (73.03%) Java
2 64 (71.91%) Derivative
3 57 (64.04%) XML
4 54 (60.67%) Relational Database
5 50 (56.18%) OO
6 47 (52.81%) RDBMS
6 47 (52.81%) OOP
6 47 (52.81%) Data Modelling
6 47 (52.81%) Back Office
6 47 (52.81%) XML Messaging
6 47 (52.81%) Scrum
6 47 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (52.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 47 (52.81%) Multithreading
7 25 (28.09%) Change Management
8 20 (22.47%) Equities
9 19 (21.35%) Front Office
10 18 (20.22%) Banking
11 17 (19.10%) SQL
12 16 (17.98%) Investment Banking
13 14 (15.73%) HTML
14 13 (14.61%) C++
14 13 (14.61%) Finance
15 12 (13.48%) Python
15 12 (13.48%) HTML5
16 10 (11.24%) UNIX
16 10 (11.24%) Perl
17 8 (8.99%) C#
17 8 (8.99%) WPF
18 7 (7.87%) KDB

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) FTP
1 1 (1.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (60.67%) Relational Database
2 47 (52.81%) RDBMS
3 7 (7.87%) KDB
4 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Selenium
1 4 (4.49%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.37%) Concordion
3 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.12%) JUnit
3 1 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.12%) JMeter
3 1 (1.12%) Subversion
General
1 47 (52.81%) Back Office
2 19 (21.35%) Front Office
3 18 (20.22%) Banking
4 16 (17.98%) Investment Banking
5 13 (14.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 72 (80.90%) Developer
2 25 (28.09%) Lead Developer
3 11 (12.36%) Analyst
4 9 (10.11%) Java Developer
5 8 (8.99%) Business Analyst
5 8 (8.99%) C# Developer
5 8 (8.99%) WPF Developer
6 7 (7.87%) UI Programmer
6 7 (7.87%) UI Developer
7 4 (4.49%) FX Business Analyst
8 3 (3.37%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Development Specialist
9 2 (2.25%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.25%) Front Office Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (2.25%) Python Developer
9 2 (2.25%) Banking Business Analyst
10 1 (1.12%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (64.04%) XML
2 47 (52.81%) XML Messaging
3 14 (15.73%) HTML
4 12 (13.48%) HTML5
5 8 (8.99%) WPF
6 6 (6.74%) Spring
6 6 (6.74%) .NET
6 6 (6.74%) Task Parallel Library
7 3 (3.37%) Spring Integration
7 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.37%) REST
7 3 (3.37%) XSLT
7 3 (3.37%) JMS
7 3 (3.37%) Java SE
7 3 (3.37%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (2.25%) Apache Flex
8 2 (2.25%) WCF
8 2 (2.25%) LINQ
8 2 (2.25%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (71.91%) Derivative
2 20 (22.47%) Equities
3 1 (1.12%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.12%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (1.12%) Statistical Arbitrage
3 1 (1.12%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.12%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.24%) UNIX
2 7 (7.87%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (56.18%) OO
2 47 (52.81%) Data Modelling
2 47 (52.81%) Scrum
2 47 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (52.81%) OOP
2 47 (52.81%) Multithreading
2 47 (52.81%) Continuous Improvement
3 25 (28.09%) Change Management
4 6 (6.74%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (5.62%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (4.49%) Risk Management
6 4 (4.49%) SOA
6 4 (4.49%) Business Analysis
7 3 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.37%) Test Automation
8 2 (2.25%) Functional Programming
8 2 (2.25%) Low Latency
8 2 (2.25%) Project Management
8 2 (2.25%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 65 (73.03%) Java
2 17 (19.10%) SQL
3 13 (14.61%) C++
4 12 (13.48%) Python
5 10 (11.24%) Perl
6 8 (8.99%) C#
7 3 (3.37%) Clojure
8 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.12%) ClojureScript
9 1 (1.12%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 6 (6.74%) Murex
1 6 (6.74%) Calypso
2 5 (5.62%) Oracle
3 3 (3.37%) Sybase
4 1 (1.12%) Cognos
4 1 (1.12%) Fidessa
4 1 (1.12%) CA
4 1 (1.12%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.12%) thinkFolio
4 1 (1.12%) Wall Street Systems
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