The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 9 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 5 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 8.77% 3.70% 7.48%
As % of the General category 71.43% 24.39% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 23
Average salary - £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
Scotland

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

General Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
7 41 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 12.28% 15.19% 20.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 24 60
Average salary £23,500 £55,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.27% +18.91%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Finance
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Finance Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Finance 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 Finance.

1 6 (35.29%) CISSP
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
1 6 (35.29%) Security Management
1 6 (35.29%) Risk Assessment
1 6 (35.29%) Information Security
1 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (35.29%) Investment Management
2 5 (29.41%) Asset Management
2 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
4 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
4 3 (17.65%) Intranet
5 2 (11.76%) Sage
5 2 (11.76%) Process Management
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (11.76%) MKS
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.76%) ERP
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) OLAP
5 2 (11.76%) SAP
5 2 (11.76%) Document Management
5 2 (11.76%) Advertising
5 2 (11.76%) MDX
5 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Finance 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 Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Intranet
2 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) OLAP
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 2 (11.76%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
1 6 (35.29%) Information Security Officer
1 6 (35.29%) Security Officer
2 5 (29.41%) Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Business Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Strategy Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Strategy Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.88%) iPhone
1 1 (5.88%) CMDB
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
1 6 (35.29%) Security Management
1 6 (35.29%) Risk Assessment
1 6 (35.29%) Information Security
1 6 (35.29%) Investment Management
2 5 (29.41%) Asset Management
2 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Process Management
3 2 (11.76%) ERP
3 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Document Management
3 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Coaching
4 1 (5.88%) Business Development
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CISSP
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Sage
3 2 (11.76%) MKS
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.88%) HP