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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 511 499 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.43% 33.63% 36.80%
As % of the General category 66.19% 69.60% 74.09%
Number of salaries quoted 303 321 225
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £29,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,900
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
772 717 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.02% 48.32% 49.67%
Number of salaries quoted 450 471 340
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £61,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 31 July 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 380 (36.50%) Banking
2 210 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (17.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 169 (16.23%) SQL
5 168 (16.14%) Project Management
6 145 (13.93%) Degree
7 131 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
7 131 (12.58%) Retail
8 126 (12.10%) Java
9 113 (10.85%) Telecoms
10 99 (9.51%) Microsoft
11 98 (9.41%) Oracle
12 84 (8.07%) JavaScript
13 81 (7.78%) Linux
14 72 (6.92%) SQL Server
15 71 (6.82%) PRINCE2
16 68 (6.53%) Windows
16 68 (6.53%) Business Analysis
17 67 (6.44%) Python
18 64 (6.15%) .NET
19 63 (6.05%) Change Management
20 62 (5.96%) MS Excel
21 61 (5.86%) QA
22 57 (5.48%) Migration
23 56 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
24 55 (5.28%) SDLC
24 55 (5.28%) Software Testing
24 55 (5.28%) TDD
24 55 (5.28%) HTML
25 52 (5.00%) Mentoring

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 40 (3.84%) SAS
2 19 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 18 (1.73%) CMS
4 17 (1.63%) Apache
5 16 (1.54%) WebSphere
6 14 (1.34%) MS Exchange
7 11 (1.06%) IIS
7 11 (1.06%) Apache Pig
8 10 (0.96%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 10 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (0.96%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.86%) Lync
10 6 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.29%) JBoss
13 2 (0.19%) CICS
14 1 (0.096%) PowerExchange
14 1 (0.096%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.096%) WorkSite
14 1 (0.096%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 62 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 37 (3.55%) MS Office
3 27 (2.59%) MS Visio
3 27 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.86%) MS Project
4 9 (0.86%) SPSS
5 4 (0.38%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (2.59%) Markit EDM
2 14 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
3 10 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.96%) thinkFolio
4 5 (0.48%) Hyperion Planning
4 5 (0.48%) HFM
4 5 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
4 5 (0.48%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.48%) HiPortfolio
4 5 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.48%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.48%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.29%) LatentZero
5 3 (0.29%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.096%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 38 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (1.06%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (0.38%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.19%) Office 365
8 1 (0.096%) SaaS
8 1 (0.096%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.50%) Firewall
2 19 (1.83%) Intranet
3 16 (1.54%) Internet
4 12 (1.15%) SAN
5 9 (0.86%) LAN
5 9 (0.86%) WAN
6 8 (0.77%) DNS
6 8 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (0.58%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.58%) WLAN
8 5 (0.48%) LDAP
9 4 (0.38%) VoIP
9 4 (0.38%) DHCP
9 4 (0.38%) FTP
9 4 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (0.38%) Network Security
9 4 (0.38%) IPsec
10 3 (0.29%) HTTP
11 2 (0.19%) SSL
11 2 (0.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
2 42 (4.03%) Relational Database
3 33 (3.17%) DB2
4 15 (1.44%) RDBMS
4 15 (1.44%) MySQL
5 14 (1.34%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (1.34%) Oracle Database
6 12 (1.15%) Oracle BI EE
6 12 (1.15%) Hadoop
6 12 (1.15%) Apache Hive
7 11 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (0.96%) NoSQL
8 10 (0.96%) Big Data
9 9 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (0.86%) QlikView
10 8 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.58%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (2.40%) Cucumber
2 24 (2.31%) Git (software)
3 20 (1.92%) HP UFT
4 19 (1.83%) Selenium
5 14 (1.34%) Subversion
6 11 (1.06%) Visual Studio
7 10 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (0.96%) FitNesse
8 9 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (0.77%) WebDriver
10 7 (0.67%) SpecFlow
10 7 (0.67%) Jenkins
11 6 (0.58%) JIRA
11 6 (0.58%) Ant
12 5 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
13 4 (0.38%) Maven
13 4 (0.38%) Toad
13 4 (0.38%) Axure RP
14 3 (0.29%) Eclipse
15 2 (0.19%) JUnit
General
1 380 (36.50%) Banking
2 131 (12.58%) Retail
3 113 (10.85%) Telecoms
4 49 (4.71%) Retail Banking
5 34 (3.27%) Marketing
6 33 (3.17%) Games
7 31 (2.98%) Financial Institution
8 23 (2.21%) Investment Banking
9 20 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 16 (1.54%) Front Office
11 15 (1.44%) Corporate Banking
12 12 (1.15%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.86%) General Ledger
14 8 (0.77%) Law
15 7 (0.67%) Back Office
15 7 (0.67%) Electronics
16 3 (0.29%) Legal
16 3 (0.29%) German Language
17 2 (0.19%) Private Banking
17 2 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 310 (29.78%) Analyst
2 123 (11.82%) Project Manager
3 119 (11.43%) Developer
4 102 (9.80%) Business Analyst
5 67 (6.44%) Test Analyst
5 67 (6.44%) Consultant
6 54 (5.19%) Architect
7 31 (2.98%) Java Developer
8 27 (2.59%) Technical Specialist
9 26 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
10 25 (2.40%) Web Developer
10 25 (2.40%) Test Manager
10 25 (2.40%) Senior Manager
10 25 (2.40%) Security Analyst
11 24 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
12 23 (2.21%) Senior Analyst
12 23 (2.21%) Technical Analyst
13 20 (1.92%) Administrator
13 20 (1.92%) Test Leader
14 19 (1.83%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (6.15%) .NET
2 55 (5.28%) HTML
3 48 (4.61%) CSS
4 42 (4.03%) Web Services
5 31 (2.98%) HTML5
6 25 (2.40%) jQuery
7 23 (2.21%) AngularJS
8 22 (2.11%) XML
9 21 (2.02%) RESTful
10 17 (1.63%) Sass
10 17 (1.63%) LESS
11 15 (1.44%) J2EE
11 15 (1.44%) Middleware
12 14 (1.34%) JSP
12 14 (1.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (1.25%) ASP.NET
14 12 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
14 12 (1.15%) WebSockets
15 11 (1.06%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 11 (1.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 131 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (3.46%) Data Centre
3 30 (2.88%) Computer Science
4 23 (2.21%) PMI
5 22 (2.11%) Data Integration
6 17 (1.63%) Mainframe
7 14 (1.34%) Management Information System
8 12 (1.15%) Online Banking
9 11 (1.06%) SCADA
9 11 (1.06%) Cryptography
9 11 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
10 10 (0.96%) Client/Server
11 9 (0.86%) User Experience
11 9 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.77%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.67%) Statistics
13 7 (0.67%) SWIFT
13 7 (0.67%) Visualisation
13 7 (0.67%) DTV
13 7 (0.67%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 81 (7.78%) Linux
2 68 (6.53%) Windows
3 45 (4.32%) UNIX
4 10 (0.96%) Windows 7
5 7 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.58%) AIX
7 5 (0.48%) Solaris
7 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.48%) Windows 2000
8 4 (0.38%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.38%) Android
8 4 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.29%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.19%) zOS
11 1 (0.096%) Debian
11 1 (0.096%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (20.17%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (17.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 168 (16.14%) Project Management
4 71 (6.82%) PRINCE2
5 68 (6.53%) Business Analysis
6 63 (6.05%) Change Management
7 57 (5.48%) Migration
8 56 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 55 (5.28%) SDLC
9 55 (5.28%) TDD
9 55 (5.28%) Software Testing
10 52 (5.00%) Investment Management
10 52 (5.00%) Mentoring
11 51 (4.90%) ITIL
12 50 (4.80%) Scrum
13 49 (4.71%) Asset Management
13 49 (4.71%) Information Security
14 48 (4.61%) Programme Management
14 48 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
15 41 (3.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 169 (16.23%) SQL
2 126 (12.10%) Java
3 84 (8.07%) JavaScript
4 67 (6.44%) Python
5 48 (4.61%) C#
6 25 (2.40%) PL/SQL
7 23 (2.21%) Perl
8 18 (1.73%) PHP
9 13 (1.25%) T-SQL
9 13 (1.25%) VB
10 12 (1.15%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.06%) Ruby
12 9 (0.86%) VBA
13 8 (0.77%) R
14 6 (0.58%) XPath
14 6 (0.58%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.48%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.38%) C++
17 3 (0.29%) C
17 3 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 145 (13.93%) Degree
2 40 (3.84%) ISEB
2 40 (3.84%) CISSP
3 28 (2.69%) PMI Certification
4 27 (2.59%) CISM
5 26 (2.50%) ISTQB
6 25 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 18 (1.73%) Security Cleared
8 17 (1.63%) CISMP
8 17 (1.63%) CISA
9 14 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (0.96%) CCSA
11 10 (0.96%) CCSE
12 7 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.58%) ISEB Practitioner
13 6 (0.58%) PMP
13 6 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (0.58%) MBA
14 5 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (5.86%) QA
2 38 (3.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (2.02%) SLA
4 18 (1.73%) COBIT
5 17 (1.63%) PCI DSS
5 17 (1.63%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.77%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.77%) FATCA
7 6 (0.58%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.29%) Basel II
10 2 (0.19%) MiFID
11 1 (0.096%) Basel III
11 1 (0.096%) EMIR
11 1 (0.096%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.096%) AIFMD
System Software
1 27 (2.59%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.96%) VMware ESX
2 10 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 5 (0.48%) MetaFrame
3 5 (0.48%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.38%) DFS Replication
4 4 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.19%) XenApp
5 2 (0.19%) vSphere
6 1 (0.096%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 29 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (2.31%) Puppet
3 15 (1.44%) Nagios
4 13 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (0.67%) SCCM
6 6 (0.58%) Data Guard
6 6 (0.58%) Munin
6 6 (0.58%) TeamSite
6 6 (0.58%) Graphite
7 5 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.096%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.096%) Oracle Flashback
8 1 (0.096%) Control-M
8 1 (0.096%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.096%) SCOM
Vendors
1 99 (9.51%) Microsoft
2 98 (9.41%) Oracle
3 26 (2.50%) VMware
4 25 (2.40%) SAP
5 24 (2.31%) Charles River
6 21 (2.02%) Cisco
7 19 (1.83%) Informatica
8 16 (1.54%) IBM
8 16 (1.54%) Citrix
9 15 (1.44%) Teradata
10 13 (1.25%) Cognos
11 11 (1.06%) CheckPoint
12 10 (0.96%) HP
13 9 (0.86%) Splunk
14 7 (0.67%) Google
14 7 (0.67%) Websense
14 7 (0.67%) Sophos
14 7 (0.67%) Symantec
15 6 (0.58%) Hyperion
15 6 (0.58%) MicroStrategy
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28k - 48k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £50000.00 - £56000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Churchill Frank
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus attractive benefits, 30 days holiday and extensive ca
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £84,000
Posted: 4 days ago