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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 145 132 112
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 9 40 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 1.00% 1.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 3.01% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 25
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1157 1327 1208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.88% 33.06% 38.08%
Number of salaries quoted 708 834 659
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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)
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 4 May 2015. 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
Stirling -5 5 £50,000 -
Glasgow -17 2 £60,000 +20.00%
Edinburgh +20 1 £50,000 -9.90%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 15 (78.95%) Equities
2 13 (68.42%) Banking
3 12 (63.16%) Derivative
4 11 (57.89%) Investment Banking
5 9 (47.37%) Finance
6 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (36.84%) OO
6 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
7 6 (31.58%) Reference Data
7 6 (31.58%) Asset Management
7 6 (31.58%) Business Analysis
8 5 (26.32%) Fixed Income
8 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
9 4 (21.05%) C#
9 4 (21.05%) Java
9 4 (21.05%) Reuters
9 4 (21.05%) Bloomberg
9 4 (21.05%) OOP
9 4 (21.05%) Validation
9 4 (21.05%) Migration
9 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (21.05%) Software Delivery
10 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
10 3 (15.79%) Coaching
10 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
10 3 (15.79%) F#
10 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (15.79%) FINCAD Analytics
10 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (15.79%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
1 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (68.42%) Banking
2 11 (57.89%) Investment Banking
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 3 (15.79%) Front Office
4 3 (15.79%) Back Office
5 2 (10.53%) Legal
6 1 (5.26%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Business Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Quantitative Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Development Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) XML Messaging
1 3 (15.79%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) Java EE
2 1 (5.26%) WPF
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) Equities
2 12 (63.16%) Derivative
3 6 (31.58%) Reference Data
4 5 (26.32%) Fixed Income
5 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
5 2 (10.53%) Exotic Derivative
6 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
6 1 (5.26%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
6 1 (5.26%) Market Risk
6 1 (5.26%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (36.84%) OO
1 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
2 6 (31.58%) Asset Management
2 6 (31.58%) Business Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) OOP
3 4 (21.05%) Validation
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 4 (21.05%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Software Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.79%) Coaching
4 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
4 3 (15.79%) Time Management
4 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C#
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) F#
2 3 (15.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Postgraduate
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) EMIR
1 1 (5.26%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (5.26%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Reuters
1 4 (21.05%) Bloomberg
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Murex