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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 550 526 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.59% 35.14% 38.20%
As % of the General category 65.55% 70.99% 75.33%
Number of salaries quoted 312 327 248
Average salary £48,300 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,500 £32,280
10% offered a salary of more than £67,700 £65,000 £65,000
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 Edinburgh region.

General Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
839 741 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.77% 49.50% 50.71%
Number of salaries quoted 470 475 366
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 1 September 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 417 (38.58%) Banking
2 213 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
3 196 (18.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 173 (16.00%) SQL
5 168 (15.54%) Retail
6 164 (15.17%) Project Management
7 146 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
8 145 (13.41%) Degree
9 136 (12.58%) Java
10 112 (10.36%) Oracle
11 106 (9.81%) Telecoms
12 100 (9.25%) Microsoft
13 84 (7.77%) Linux
14 80 (7.40%) Business Analysis
15 79 (7.31%) JavaScript
16 78 (7.22%) QA
17 77 (7.12%) SQL Server
18 71 (6.57%) SDLC
19 69 (6.38%) Windows
20 68 (6.29%) MS Excel
21 64 (5.92%) Change Management
22 63 (5.83%) Python
23 62 (5.74%) ITIL
23 62 (5.74%) PRINCE2
23 62 (5.74%) Mentoring
24 60 (5.55%) Migration
25 59 (5.46%) HTML
26 58 (5.37%) .NET
27 57 (5.27%) Asset Management
27 57 (5.27%) Continuous Improvement

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 44 (4.07%) SAS
2 23 (2.13%) WebSphere
3 21 (1.94%) Apache
4 19 (1.76%) SharePoint
5 18 (1.67%) CMS
6 16 (1.48%) MS Exchange
7 13 (1.20%) Tomcat
8 12 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
9 11 (1.02%) IIS
9 11 (1.02%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 10 (0.93%) Lync
10 10 (0.93%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.37%) JBoss
12 4 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.28%) CICS
14 2 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
15 1 (0.093%) Exchange Server 2007
15 1 (0.093%) Umbraco
Applications
1 68 (6.29%) MS Excel
2 43 (3.98%) MS Office
3 29 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 29 (2.68%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.02%) MS Project
5 9 (0.83%) SPSS
6 4 (0.37%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 29 (2.68%) Markit EDM
2 13 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
3 10 (0.93%) thinkFolio
4 9 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.65%) SAP BPC
6 5 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.46%) Cognos TM1
6 5 (0.46%) Hyperion Planning
6 5 (0.46%) HiPortfolio
6 5 (0.46%) HFM
7 3 (0.28%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.19%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.19%) MultiFonds
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.093%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.093%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
4 8 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (0.46%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.19%) Office 365
9 1 (0.093%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.22%) Firewall
2 14 (1.30%) SAN
2 14 (1.30%) Internet
3 12 (1.11%) Intranet
4 10 (0.93%) WAN
5 8 (0.74%) DNS
6 7 (0.65%) LAN
6 7 (0.65%) VoIP
6 7 (0.65%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.56%) Network Security
8 5 (0.46%) LDAP
9 4 (0.37%) IPsec
9 4 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (0.37%) DHCP
9 4 (0.37%) FTP
10 3 (0.28%) HTTP
10 3 (0.28%) WLAN
10 3 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.19%) Wireless
11 2 (0.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (7.12%) SQL Server
2 47 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 38 (3.52%) DB2
3 38 (3.52%) Relational Database
4 19 (1.76%) MySQL
5 17 (1.57%) RDBMS
5 17 (1.57%) Oracle Database
6 13 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
8 11 (1.02%) Hadoop
8 11 (1.02%) Apache Hive
9 10 (0.93%) NoSQL
9 10 (0.93%) Big Data
10 9 (0.83%) QlikView
11 8 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (2.87%) Git (software)
2 24 (2.22%) Cucumber
3 22 (2.04%) HP UFT
4 18 (1.67%) Selenium
5 13 (1.20%) Subversion
5 13 (1.20%) Visual Studio
6 12 (1.11%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (0.93%) FitNesse
7 10 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (0.74%) WebDriver
8 8 (0.74%) JIRA
9 7 (0.65%) SpecFlow
9 7 (0.65%) Jenkins
10 6 (0.56%) Ant
11 5 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (0.37%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.37%) Toad
12 4 (0.37%) Axure RP
13 3 (0.28%) Maven
13 3 (0.28%) Eclipse
General
1 417 (38.58%) Banking
2 168 (15.54%) Retail
3 106 (9.81%) Telecoms
4 50 (4.63%) Retail Banking
5 40 (3.70%) Marketing
6 35 (3.24%) Financial Institution
7 33 (3.05%) Games
8 31 (2.87%) Pharmaceutical
9 25 (2.31%) Investment Banking
10 24 (2.22%) Corporate Banking
11 15 (1.39%) Front Office
12 11 (1.02%) Legal
12 11 (1.02%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.83%) Electronics
14 6 (0.56%) Back Office
15 3 (0.28%) Law
15 3 (0.28%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.28%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.19%) Military
16 2 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 315 (29.14%) Analyst
2 126 (11.66%) Developer
3 111 (10.27%) Business Analyst
4 109 (10.08%) Project Manager
5 62 (5.74%) Architect
6 60 (5.55%) Test Analyst
6 60 (5.55%) Consultant
7 37 (3.42%) Technical Specialist
8 30 (2.78%) Java Developer
9 29 (2.68%) Systems Analyst
9 29 (2.68%) Test Manager
10 26 (2.41%) Web Developer
10 26 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
11 24 (2.22%) Technical Analyst
12 22 (2.04%) Senior Manager
12 22 (2.04%) Senior Analyst
13 21 (1.94%) Data Analyst
14 20 (1.85%) PMO Analyst
15 19 (1.76%) Administrator
16 18 (1.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (5.46%) HTML
2 58 (5.37%) .NET
3 52 (4.81%) CSS
4 43 (3.98%) Web Services
5 34 (3.15%) HTML5
6 29 (2.68%) AngularJS
7 27 (2.50%) jQuery
8 20 (1.85%) RESTful
8 20 (1.85%) XML
9 17 (1.57%) J2EE
9 17 (1.57%) WebSphere MQ
9 17 (1.57%) Middleware
10 16 (1.48%) Sass
10 16 (1.48%) LESS
11 15 (1.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (1.20%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 13 (1.20%) JSP
13 12 (1.11%) ASP.NET
14 11 (1.02%) CSS3
15 9 (0.83%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 146 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 30 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 24 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 23 (2.13%) PMI
6 22 (2.04%) Online Banking
7 19 (1.76%) Data Integration
8 16 (1.48%) SWIFT
8 16 (1.48%) Mainframe
9 11 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (0.93%) Replication
10 10 (0.93%) Cryptography
11 9 (0.83%) DTV
11 9 (0.83%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.83%) User Experience
11 9 (0.83%) Visualisation
12 8 (0.74%) Mobile Payment
12 8 (0.74%) SCADA
13 7 (0.65%) Statistics
13 7 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 84 (7.77%) Linux
2 69 (6.38%) Windows
3 51 (4.72%) UNIX
4 13 (1.20%) Solaris
5 10 (0.93%) Windows 7
6 9 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (0.74%) AIX
8 7 (0.65%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.46%) zOS
10 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.37%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (0.37%) Android
11 3 (0.28%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.093%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.093%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (18.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 164 (15.17%) Project Management
4 80 (7.40%) Business Analysis
5 71 (6.57%) SDLC
6 64 (5.92%) Change Management
7 62 (5.74%) ITIL
7 62 (5.74%) PRINCE2
7 62 (5.74%) Mentoring
8 60 (5.55%) Migration
9 57 (5.27%) Asset Management
9 57 (5.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 56 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
11 54 (5.00%) Scrum
12 53 (4.90%) TDD
13 52 (4.81%) Analytics
13 52 (4.81%) Coaching
14 49 (4.53%) Information Security
15 46 (4.26%) Programme Management
15 46 (4.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 173 (16.00%) SQL
2 136 (12.58%) Java
3 79 (7.31%) JavaScript
4 63 (5.83%) Python
5 44 (4.07%) C#
6 30 (2.78%) PL/SQL
7 25 (2.31%) Perl
8 18 (1.67%) PHP
9 16 (1.48%) VB
10 15 (1.39%) T-SQL
11 14 (1.30%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.11%) Ruby
13 10 (0.93%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.74%) VBA
15 7 (0.65%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.65%) R
16 3 (0.28%) XPath
16 3 (0.28%) JCL
16 3 (0.28%) COBOL
17 2 (0.19%) C++
Qualifications
1 145 (13.41%) Degree
2 41 (3.79%) CISSP
3 39 (3.61%) ISEB
4 29 (2.68%) PMI Certification
4 29 (2.68%) CISM
5 28 (2.59%) CISA
6 27 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (1.94%) ISTQB
7 21 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 19 (1.76%) Security Cleared
9 15 (1.39%) CCSA
9 15 (1.39%) CCSE
10 13 (1.20%) CISMP
11 10 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (0.65%) PMP
13 7 (0.65%) ACCA
14 6 (0.56%) CCNP
14 6 (0.56%) CCNA
14 6 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (7.22%) QA
2 29 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (1.76%) SLA
4 16 (1.48%) COBIT
5 15 (1.39%) PCI DSS
6 13 (1.20%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.93%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.56%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.37%) Basel II
11 2 (0.19%) FATCA
12 1 (0.093%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.093%) MiFID
12 1 (0.093%) Basel III
System Software
1 30 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.83%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.46%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.37%) DFS Replication
5 4 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.37%) XenApp
6 3 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (0.28%) MetaFrame
7 2 (0.19%) vSphere
7 2 (0.19%) zsh
8 1 (0.093%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.093%) Veritas File System
8 1 (0.093%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 32 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (2.59%) Puppet
3 13 (1.20%) Nagios
4 12 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.65%) SCCM
6 6 (0.56%) Data Guard
6 6 (0.56%) TeamSite
7 5 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.37%) Munin
8 4 (0.37%) Graphite
9 2 (0.19%) SCOM
10 1 (0.093%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.093%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.093%) Oracle Flashback
10 1 (0.093%) CA LISA
10 1 (0.093%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 112 (10.36%) Oracle
2 100 (9.25%) Microsoft
3 29 (2.68%) IBM
4 28 (2.59%) Cisco
5 27 (2.50%) VMware
6 25 (2.31%) Charles River
7 23 (2.13%) Informatica
7 23 (2.13%) SAP
8 20 (1.85%) Teradata
9 19 (1.76%) Citrix
10 16 (1.48%) CheckPoint
11 13 (1.20%) Cognos
12 11 (1.02%) Google
13 9 (0.83%) Fundtech
13 9 (0.83%) Splunk
13 9 (0.83%) HP
14 8 (0.74%) Symantec
15 7 (0.65%) Websense
15 7 (0.65%) Tableau
15 7 (0.65%) Sophos
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £50000.00 - £56000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Uncapped commission
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh
The People Network
Salary: Competitive Salary, Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Limited
Salary: Good Career Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
GreySpark Partners Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
GreySpark Partners LTD
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
GreySpark Partners LTD
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
GreySpark Partners LTD
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
GreySpark Partners LTD
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: Competitive Salary, Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Incredible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago