The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 28 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 4 0 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 2.41% - 22.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.33% - 60.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 22
Average salary £50,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.11%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Miscellaneous Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
30 12 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 18.07% 38.71% 36.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 36
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +15.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,500 £31,389
10% offered a salary of more than £77,100 £60,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Salary Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Stirling region.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Salary Trend in Stirling

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 10 (76.92%) Derivative
2 9 (69.23%) Front Office
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) Banking
4 6 (46.15%) Investment Banking
5 5 (38.46%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) Java
5 5 (38.46%) Spring
5 5 (38.46%) HTML5
6 4 (30.77%) Selenium
6 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
6 4 (30.77%) XML
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) UNIX
6 4 (30.77%) Murex
6 4 (30.77%) Calypso
6 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
6 4 (30.77%) Equities
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (23.08%) JMS
7 3 (23.08%) XSLT
7 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
7 3 (23.08%) Clojure
7 3 (23.08%) Java SE
7 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 3 (23.08%) REST
7 3 (23.08%) Concordion
7 3 (23.08%) Spring Integration
7 3 (23.08%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
1 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
2 3 (23.08%) Concordion
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.69%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (7.69%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 9 (69.23%) Front Office
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) Investment Banking
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Business Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) FX Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Development Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) Spring
1 5 (38.46%) HTML5
2 4 (30.77%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) XSLT
3 3 (23.08%) JMS
3 3 (23.08%) REST
3 3 (23.08%) Spring Integration
3 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
3 3 (23.08%) Java SE
4 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Derivative
2 4 (30.77%) Equities
3 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
3 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Functional Programming
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Clojure
4 2 (15.38%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) ClojureScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
1 4 (30.77%) Murex
1 4 (30.77%) Calypso
2 2 (15.38%) Sybase
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos
3 1 (7.69%) CA