The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 144 150
Permanent jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 0 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.58% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.33% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Median salary - £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76%  

Foreign Exchange (FX) is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 858 1277 1113
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 36.93% 43.54% 35.78%
Number of salaries quoted 551 767 657
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,345 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) 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) in Scotland.

Salary trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) DirectX
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) GLSL
1 1 (100.00%) HLSL
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
1 1 (100.00%) CryEngine
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Effects

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Co-occurring 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Python Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Real Time Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CryEngine
1 1 (100.00%) DirectX
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (100.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) GLSL
1 1 (100.00%) HLSL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) R
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £90,000-110,000
Posted: 6 days ago