The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 556 474 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.24% 37.47% 37.74%
As % of the General category 71.10% 71.71% 76.79%
Number of salaries quoted 334 279 285
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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 Edinburgh region.

General Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
782 661 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.38% 52.25% 49.14%
Number of salaries quoted 489 425 405
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,200 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Finance
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Finance Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Finance
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

1 255 (24.45%) Banking
2 196 (18.79%) SQL
3 182 (17.45%) Analytical Skills
4 150 (14.38%) Microsoft
5 148 (14.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 146 (14.00%) Project Management
7 136 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 134 (12.85%) Business Analysis
9 133 (12.75%) Oracle
10 128 (12.27%) Windows
11 122 (11.70%) Degree
12 112 (10.74%) Retail
13 101 (9.68%) MS Excel
14 89 (8.53%) C#
15 86 (8.25%) SQL Server
16 80 (7.67%) Java
17 76 (7.29%) ITIL
17 76 (7.29%) Retail Banking
18 74 (7.09%) .NET
19 72 (6.90%) UNIX
20 69 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
21 68 (6.52%) PRINCE2
21 68 (6.52%) MS Office
21 68 (6.52%) Asset Management
22 67 (6.42%) MS Project
23 63 (6.04%) QA
24 62 (5.94%) XML
25 61 (5.85%) SAS
25 61 (5.85%) VMware
25 61 (5.85%) Risk Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 61 (5.85%) SAS
2 29 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 19 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 18 (1.73%) CMS
5 16 (1.53%) IBM Notes
6 15 (1.44%) WebLogic
7 12 (1.15%) IIS
7 12 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
7 12 (1.15%) NServiceBus
8 10 (0.96%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.67%) CICS
10 6 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.38%) Apache
12 4 (0.38%) TeamSite
13 3 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 101 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 68 (6.52%) MS Office
3 67 (6.42%) MS Project
4 20 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.19%) SPSS
7 1 (0.096%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.096%) FastStats
7 1 (0.096%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 52 (4.99%) Oracle EBS
2 35 (3.36%) Oracle EBS R12
3 25 (2.40%) Oracle General Ledger
3 25 (2.40%) Oracle Receivables
3 25 (2.40%) Oracle Payables
4 17 (1.63%) Oracle Financials
5 16 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
6 14 (1.34%) Oracle Cash Management
6 14 (1.34%) Oracle iProcurement
7 13 (1.25%) Oracle 11i
8 12 (1.15%) Oracle Assets
9 11 (1.05%) Markit EDM
9 11 (1.05%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 7 (0.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 7 (0.67%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 5 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
11 5 (0.48%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.48%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 5 (0.48%) WebTrends
12 4 (0.38%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.67%) Office 365
3 6 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.38%) SaaS
5 1 (0.096%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.88%) DNS
2 27 (2.59%) WAN
3 24 (2.30%) LAN
4 21 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
5 20 (1.92%) Firewall
6 17 (1.63%) SAN
7 16 (1.53%) Internet
8 12 (1.15%) NetScaler
9 9 (0.86%) VoIP
10 8 (0.77%) Ethernet
10 8 (0.77%) HTTP
11 7 (0.67%) TCP/IP
11 7 (0.67%) WLAN
11 7 (0.67%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (0.58%) FTP
12 6 (0.58%) MPLS
13 5 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (0.48%) FCoE
13 5 (0.48%) DMZ
13 5 (0.48%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 57 (5.47%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 21 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 19 (1.82%) RDBMS
8 14 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
9 13 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
11 10 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (0.86%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 9 (0.86%) MySQL
13 8 (0.77%) Big Data
13 8 (0.77%) SQLPlus
14 7 (0.67%) Oracle OWB
14 7 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.67%) Oracle ODI
14 7 (0.67%) DB2
14 7 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 29 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 19 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.34%) SpecFlow
4 9 (0.86%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.77%) JIRA
5 8 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (0.67%) Subversion
7 6 (0.58%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
7 6 (0.58%) Selenium
8 5 (0.48%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.38%) Maven
9 4 (0.38%) Toad
9 4 (0.38%) Ant
9 4 (0.38%) ERwin
9 4 (0.38%) InstallShield
10 3 (0.29%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (0.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 3 (0.29%) MSBuild
General
1 255 (24.45%) Banking
2 112 (10.74%) Retail
3 76 (7.29%) Retail Banking
4 45 (4.31%) Marketing
5 26 (2.49%) Back Office
6 21 (2.01%) Financial Institution
6 21 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.53%) General Ledger
8 15 (1.44%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.25%) Legal
10 11 (1.05%) Billing
10 11 (1.05%) French Language
11 8 (0.77%) Front Office
12 7 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.67%) Advertising
12 7 (0.67%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.48%) Law
14 4 (0.38%) International Banking
15 3 (0.29%) Publishing
16 1 (0.096%) Games
Job Titles
1 356 (34.13%) Analyst
2 137 (13.14%) Project Manager
3 133 (12.75%) Developer
4 103 (9.88%) Business Analyst
5 65 (6.23%) Consultant
6 46 (4.41%) Architect
7 45 (4.31%) Systems Analyst
7 45 (4.31%) IT Project Manager
8 36 (3.45%) PMO Analyst
9 33 (3.16%) Support Analyst
9 33 (3.16%) Administrator
9 33 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
10 31 (2.97%) Java Developer
11 29 (2.78%) Applications Support
12 26 (2.49%) Test Analyst
13 25 (2.40%) Programmer
14 23 (2.21%) Test Manager
15 22 (2.11%) Senior Developer
15 22 (2.11%) Infrastructure Manager
16 19 (1.82%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (7.09%) .NET
2 62 (5.94%) XML
3 47 (4.51%) HTML
4 30 (2.88%) jQuery
5 27 (2.59%) CSS
6 26 (2.49%) ASP.NET
7 25 (2.40%) J2EE
8 20 (1.92%) Middleware
8 20 (1.92%) .NET Framework
9 19 (1.82%) Web Services
10 17 (1.63%) SOAP
10 17 (1.63%) HTML5
10 17 (1.63%) WCF
11 15 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (1.44%) AngularJS
12 13 (1.25%) Sass
13 12 (1.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (1.15%) Castle Windsor
13 12 (1.15%) RESTful
13 12 (1.15%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 182 (17.45%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (4.70%) PMI
3 34 (3.26%) Computer Science
4 26 (2.49%) Mainframe
5 24 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 19 (1.82%) Clustering
7 18 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (1.63%) Open Source
9 16 (1.53%) Client/Server
10 14 (1.34%) Replication
10 14 (1.34%) Credit Risk
11 11 (1.05%) Blackberry
11 11 (1.05%) Mobile App
12 10 (0.96%) Statistics
13 9 (0.86%) N-Tier
14 8 (0.77%) Mathematics
15 7 (0.67%) Reference Data
15 7 (0.67%) User Experience
16 5 (0.48%) Social Media
16 5 (0.48%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 128 (12.27%) Windows
2 72 (6.90%) UNIX
3 54 (5.18%) Linux
4 42 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (1.92%) Windows 2000
7 16 (1.53%) AIX
8 15 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (1.15%) Windows 2000 Server
10 8 (0.77%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.67%) Solaris
12 6 (0.58%) HPUX
13 5 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.48%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.48%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.29%) zOS
14 3 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.19%) Android
15 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (14.19%) Stakeholder Management
2 146 (14.00%) Project Management
3 136 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (12.85%) Business Analysis
5 76 (7.29%) ITIL
6 69 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
7 68 (6.52%) PRINCE2
7 68 (6.52%) Asset Management
8 61 (5.85%) Risk Management
9 59 (5.66%) Scrum
10 50 (4.79%) Change Management
10 50 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 46 (4.41%) PRINCE
12 43 (4.12%) Workflow
13 42 (4.03%) Analytics
14 39 (3.74%) Service Delivery
15 37 (3.55%) Information Security
15 37 (3.55%) Line Management
16 34 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
17 32 (3.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 196 (18.79%) SQL
2 89 (8.53%) C#
3 80 (7.67%) Java
4 58 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 49 (4.70%) JavaScript
6 15 (1.44%) Shell Script
6 15 (1.44%) PowerShell
7 13 (1.25%) Perl
7 13 (1.25%) C
8 10 (0.96%) VBA
9 9 (0.86%) T-SQL
9 9 (0.86%) C++
9 9 (0.86%) COBOL
10 8 (0.77%) Python
11 6 (0.58%) Assembly Language
11 6 (0.58%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.38%) ABAP
12 4 (0.38%) REXX
12 4 (0.38%) PHP
12 4 (0.38%) JCL
Qualifications
1 122 (11.70%) Degree
2 53 (5.08%) PMI Certification
3 37 (3.55%) ISEB
4 36 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 33 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (2.30%) CISSP
7 21 (2.01%) MCSE
8 20 (1.92%) ISTQB
9 18 (1.73%) CEH
10 16 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (1.15%) MCITP
12 11 (1.05%) CCA
12 11 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
12 11 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.86%) CISM
13 9 (0.86%) APMP
14 8 (0.77%) IIBA
15 7 (0.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 6 (0.58%) CBAP
16 6 (0.58%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.04%) QA
2 31 (2.97%) SLA
3 12 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (0.96%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.67%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.19%) COBIT
7 2 (0.19%) Basel II
7 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.096%) Basel III
8 1 (0.096%) FATCA
8 1 (0.096%) COREP
System Software
1 57 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 47 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.34%) XenApp
4 9 (0.86%) XenServer
4 9 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (0.86%) MetaFrame
5 5 (0.48%) vSphere
6 4 (0.38%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.29%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.19%) vCloud
8 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.19%) Docker
9 1 (0.096%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.096%) KVM
9 1 (0.096%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 12 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.58%) SCCM
3 4 (0.38%) Data Guard
3 4 (0.38%) CA Endevor
4 3 (0.29%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.29%) Puppet
4 3 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.29%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.19%) WSUS
6 1 (0.096%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 150 (14.38%) Microsoft
2 133 (12.75%) Oracle
3 61 (5.85%) VMware
4 45 (4.31%) Citrix
5 36 (3.45%) HP
6 20 (1.92%) Cisco
7 17 (1.63%) Twitter
8 16 (1.53%) Lotus
9 15 (1.44%) Informatica
9 15 (1.44%) IBM
10 13 (1.25%) SAP
10 13 (1.25%) Google
11 10 (0.96%) EMC
12 9 (0.86%) Brocade
13 8 (0.77%) GoldenSource
13 8 (0.77%) CheckPoint
14 7 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
14 7 (0.67%) F5
15 6 (0.58%) Fujitsu
15 6 (0.58%) BT
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