The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Market Risk in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Market Risk over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Market Risk
Rank 135 156 160
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +4
Permanent jobs citing Market Risk 26 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.88% 0.23% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.92% 0.62% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 11
Average salary £45,000 £62,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,750 £62,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -22.00%
Market Risk
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
1357 1131 1226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.75% 36.40% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 804 685 737
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,668 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Market Risk
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Market Risk across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Market Risk Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Market Risk
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Market Risk across the Scotland region.

Market Risk Salary Trend in Scotland

Market Risk
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Market Risk within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 -2 26 £45,000 -28.00%
Market Risk
UK

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Market Risk 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 Market Risk.

1 36 (94.74%) Java
2 34 (89.47%) OO
2 34 (89.47%) Python
2 34 (89.47%) Risk Management
2 34 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (84.21%) C#
4 30 (78.95%) C++
5 27 (71.05%) SQL
5 27 (71.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 27 (71.05%) Fixed Income
6 26 (68.42%) Banking
7 23 (60.53%) NoSQL
8 19 (50.00%) Investment Banking
9 16 (42.11%) Low Latency
10 15 (39.47%) System Testing
10 15 (39.47%) Derivative
10 15 (39.47%) Finance
11 11 (28.95%) TDD
11 11 (28.95%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (28.95%) XML Schema
11 11 (28.95%) Middleware
11 11 (28.95%) MQSeries
11 11 (28.95%) XML
11 11 (28.95%) XPath
11 11 (28.95%) Refactoring
11 11 (28.95%) FIX Protocol
11 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
11 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (28.95%) Electronic Trading
11 11 (28.95%) Back Office

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Market Risk 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 Market Risk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (28.95%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (60.53%) NoSQL
2 11 (28.95%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (28.95%) BigTable
2 11 (28.95%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (28.95%) Relational Database
General
1 26 (68.42%) Banking
2 19 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 15 (39.47%) Finance
4 11 (28.95%) Back Office
5 8 (21.05%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 38 (100.00%) Developer
2 26 (68.42%) Python Developer
3 13 (34.21%) Applications Developer
3 13 (34.21%) C++ Developer
4 9 (23.68%) C++ Applications Developer
5 8 (21.05%) C# Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Java Developer
5 8 (21.05%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (10.53%) C# Application Developer
6 4 (10.53%) C++/C# Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Java Applications Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior C++ Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Python Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Smalltalk Developer
6 4 (10.53%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) FIX Protocol
1 11 (28.95%) Middleware
1 11 (28.95%) XML
1 11 (28.95%) XML Schema
2 4 (10.53%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (71.05%) Fixed Income
1 27 (71.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (39.47%) Derivative
3 7 (18.42%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.53%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (89.47%) OO
1 34 (89.47%) Risk Management
2 16 (42.11%) Low Latency
3 15 (39.47%) System Testing
4 11 (28.95%) Analytics
4 11 (28.95%) BDD
4 11 (28.95%) Complex Event Processing
4 11 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (28.95%) Electronic Trading
4 11 (28.95%) Refactoring
4 11 (28.95%) Risk Analytics
4 11 (28.95%) TDD
4 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Market Making
6 4 (10.53%) Coaching
6 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.53%) Pair Programming
6 4 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (94.74%) Java
2 34 (89.47%) Python
3 32 (84.21%) C#
4 30 (78.95%) C++
5 27 (71.05%) SQL
6 11 (28.95%) Ruby
6 11 (28.95%) XPath
7 8 (21.05%) Smalltalk
8 7 (18.42%) Perl
9 4 (10.53%) Shell Script
9 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Sybase