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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 593 551 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.69% 39.00% 37.81%
As % of the General category 71.19% 72.31% 75.81%
Number of salaries quoted 359 327 299
Average salary £44,500 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.30% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%
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
833 762 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 55.76% 53.93% 49.88%
Number of salaries quoted 491 495 406
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
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 22 October 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 253 (23.49%) Banking
2 206 (19.13%) SQL
3 166 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
4 163 (15.13%) Microsoft
5 145 (13.46%) Oracle
6 144 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
7 143 (13.28%) Windows
7 143 (13.28%) Project Management
8 134 (12.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 133 (12.35%) Degree
10 120 (11.14%) Business Analysis
11 113 (10.49%) Retail
12 107 (9.94%) SQL Server
13 101 (9.38%) C#
13 101 (9.38%) MS Excel
14 90 (8.36%) .NET
15 80 (7.43%) Java
16 75 (6.96%) Retail Banking
17 72 (6.69%) Asset Management
18 71 (6.59%) PRINCE2
19 69 (6.41%) UNIX
19 69 (6.41%) XML
20 66 (6.13%) QA
21 65 (6.04%) ITIL
22 64 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
23 63 (5.85%) MS Office
24 62 (5.76%) PL/SQL
24 62 (5.76%) Change Management
25 61 (5.66%) Linux
25 61 (5.66%) SAS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (5.66%) SAS
2 32 (2.97%) MS Exchange
3 22 (2.04%) WebLogic
4 20 (1.86%) CMS
4 20 (1.86%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.49%) IBM Notes
6 15 (1.39%) NServiceBus
7 9 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
7 9 (0.84%) CICS
8 8 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (0.74%) IIS
9 7 (0.65%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 5 (0.46%) TeamSite
11 5 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.46%) Oracle Beehive
Applications
1 101 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 63 (5.85%) MS Office
3 55 (5.11%) MS Project
4 14 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.56%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.28%) SPSS
7 1 (0.093%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.093%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.093%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 46 (4.27%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (2.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 25 (2.32%) Oracle Receivables
3 25 (2.32%) Oracle Payables
3 25 (2.32%) Oracle General Ledger
4 17 (1.58%) Oracle Financials
5 16 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
6 14 (1.30%) Oracle iProcurement
6 14 (1.30%) Oracle Cash Management
7 13 (1.21%) Oracle 11i
7 13 (1.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 13 (1.21%) Markit EDM
8 12 (1.11%) Oracle Assets
9 7 (0.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 7 (0.65%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 7 (0.65%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.56%) WebTrends
11 5 (0.46%) Oracle iRecruitment
12 4 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
12 4 (0.37%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (0.84%) Office 365
3 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.37%) SaaS
5 1 (0.093%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.97%) WAN
2 30 (2.79%) LAN
3 29 (2.69%) Wi-Fi
4 28 (2.60%) DNS
5 25 (2.32%) Firewall
6 15 (1.39%) SAN
6 15 (1.39%) HTTP
7 13 (1.21%) Internet
8 11 (1.02%) NetScaler
9 10 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (0.84%) Ethernet
10 9 (0.84%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (0.74%) MPLS
11 8 (0.74%) FTP
11 8 (0.74%) VoIP
12 7 (0.65%) TCP/IP
13 6 (0.56%) FCoE
13 6 (0.56%) DMZ
13 6 (0.56%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (9.94%) SQL Server
2 52 (4.83%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (2.79%) Relational Database
5 26 (2.41%) Oracle Database
6 23 (2.14%) RDBMS
7 21 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 19 (1.76%) Oracle BI EE
9 13 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
9 13 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
10 12 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (0.93%) DB2
13 9 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (0.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 8 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (0.74%) SQLPlus
14 8 (0.74%) Oracle9i Database
15 7 (0.65%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 35 (3.25%) Visual Studio
2 23 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (1.67%) SpecFlow
4 15 (1.39%) JIRA
5 11 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
6 9 (0.84%) Selenium
7 8 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (0.65%) Git (software)
9 6 (0.56%) Subversion
10 5 (0.46%) Appium
10 5 (0.46%) TeamCity
11 4 (0.37%) Moq
11 4 (0.37%) ERwin
11 4 (0.37%) Toad
11 4 (0.37%) NUnit
12 3 (0.28%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
13 2 (0.19%) FogBugz
13 2 (0.19%) Jenkins
General
1 253 (23.49%) Banking
2 113 (10.49%) Retail
3 75 (6.96%) Retail Banking
4 44 (4.09%) Marketing
5 35 (3.25%) Back Office
6 23 (2.14%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.58%) Investment Banking
7 17 (1.58%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.49%) General Ledger
9 12 (1.11%) Legal
9 12 (1.11%) Billing
10 8 (0.74%) French Language
11 7 (0.65%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.65%) Front Office
12 6 (0.56%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.46%) Advertising
13 5 (0.46%) International Banking
14 4 (0.37%) Games
14 4 (0.37%) Law
15 2 (0.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 373 (34.63%) Analyst
2 156 (14.48%) Developer
3 138 (12.81%) Project Manager
4 116 (10.77%) Business Analyst
5 64 (5.94%) Consultant
6 45 (4.18%) Systems Analyst
7 42 (3.90%) IT Project Manager
7 42 (3.90%) Architect
8 37 (3.44%) Support Analyst
9 34 (3.16%) Administrator
10 33 (3.06%) Java Developer
10 33 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
10 33 (3.06%) PMO Analyst
11 31 (2.88%) Applications Support
12 29 (2.69%) Senior Developer
13 27 (2.51%) Test Analyst
14 25 (2.32%) Programmer
15 22 (2.04%) Analyst Programmer
16 21 (1.95%) Applications Developer
16 21 (1.95%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (8.36%) .NET
2 69 (6.41%) XML
3 45 (4.18%) HTML
4 31 (2.88%) ASP.NET
4 31 (2.88%) jQuery
5 25 (2.32%) .NET Framework
6 24 (2.23%) CSS
7 23 (2.14%) WCF
8 21 (1.95%) Middleware
8 21 (1.95%) J2EE
9 20 (1.86%) AngularJS
10 19 (1.76%) HTML5
11 18 (1.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (1.67%) Web Services
12 16 (1.49%) NHibernate
12 16 (1.49%) Sass
12 16 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (1.39%) Castle Windsor
14 12 (1.11%) WPF
15 11 (1.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 166 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (4.74%) PMI
3 38 (3.53%) Computer Science
4 29 (2.69%) Mainframe
5 23 (2.14%) Management Information System
6 21 (1.95%) Open Source
7 19 (1.76%) Credit Risk
8 16 (1.49%) Clustering
9 15 (1.39%) Replication
10 14 (1.30%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.21%) Blackberry
11 13 (1.21%) Mathematics
12 12 (1.11%) Mobile App
12 12 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (0.93%) Statistics
14 8 (0.74%) User Experience
14 8 (0.74%) Social Media
15 7 (0.65%) Visualisation
15 7 (0.65%) IBM Mainframe
16 6 (0.56%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 143 (13.28%) Windows
2 69 (6.41%) UNIX
3 61 (5.66%) Linux
4 44 (4.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (2.51%) Windows 2000
7 17 (1.58%) AIX
8 15 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
9 12 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.93%) Solaris
11 7 (0.65%) HPUX
12 6 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.46%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.46%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.28%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.28%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.28%) Android
16 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (13.37%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (13.28%) Project Management
3 134 (12.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 120 (11.14%) Business Analysis
5 72 (6.69%) Asset Management
6 71 (6.59%) PRINCE2
7 65 (6.04%) ITIL
8 64 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
9 62 (5.76%) Change Management
10 56 (5.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 55 (5.11%) Risk Management
11 55 (5.11%) Scrum
12 49 (4.55%) Analytics
13 43 (3.99%) Workflow
14 41 (3.81%) Service Delivery
15 39 (3.62%) Mentoring
16 38 (3.53%) User Acceptance Testing
16 38 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
16 38 (3.53%) Information Security
17 37 (3.44%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 206 (19.13%) SQL
2 101 (9.38%) C#
3 80 (7.43%) Java
4 62 (5.76%) PL/SQL
5 52 (4.83%) JavaScript
6 21 (1.95%) Shell Script
7 15 (1.39%) Perl
7 15 (1.39%) PowerShell
8 13 (1.21%) Python
9 12 (1.11%) VBA
9 12 (1.11%) C
10 11 (1.02%) C++
10 11 (1.02%) COBOL
11 8 (0.74%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.65%) REXX
12 7 (0.65%) Assembly Language
12 7 (0.65%) Ruby
13 6 (0.56%) JCL
13 6 (0.56%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 133 (12.35%) Degree
2 54 (5.01%) PMI Certification
3 38 (3.53%) ISEB
4 37 (3.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 30 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (2.60%) CISSP
7 22 (2.04%) CEH
8 19 (1.76%) MCSE
8 19 (1.76%) ISTQB
9 14 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (1.02%) APMP
11 10 (0.93%) CCA
11 10 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.84%) MCITP
13 8 (0.74%) CISM
14 7 (0.65%) GIAC
14 7 (0.65%) SSCP
15 6 (0.56%) CBAP
15 6 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.13%) QA
2 36 (3.34%) SLA
3 14 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (0.74%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.28%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.28%) FATCA
7 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.19%) COBIT
8 2 (0.19%) MiFID
8 2 (0.19%) Basel II
9 1 (0.093%) Basel III
9 1 (0.093%) COREP
System Software
1 58 (5.39%) Active Directory
2 49 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.21%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (1.11%) XenApp
4 12 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
5 11 (1.02%) MetaFrame
6 7 (0.65%) Firmware
7 4 (0.37%) XenServer
7 4 (0.37%) vSphere
7 4 (0.37%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.28%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.19%) Docker
9 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.19%) vCloud
10 1 (0.093%) RACF
10 1 (0.093%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.093%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.093%) Gluster
10 1 (0.093%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.093%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (1.11%) Data Guard
1 12 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.74%) SCCM
3 7 (0.65%) CA Endevor
4 3 (0.28%) Puppet
4 3 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.19%) WSUS
5 2 (0.19%) Foglight
6 1 (0.093%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.093%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.093%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.093%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 163 (15.13%) Microsoft
2 145 (13.46%) Oracle
3 55 (5.11%) VMware
4 40 (3.71%) HP
5 37 (3.44%) Citrix
6 25 (2.32%) Cisco
7 20 (1.86%) Twitter
8 17 (1.58%) IBM
9 16 (1.49%) Google
9 16 (1.49%) Lotus
10 15 (1.39%) SAP
11 14 (1.30%) Informatica
12 12 (1.11%) Red Hat
13 10 (0.93%) Brocade
14 9 (0.84%) Sybase
15 7 (0.65%) GoldenSource
15 7 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
15 7 (0.65%) Avaya
15 7 (0.65%) Juniper
15 7 (0.65%) EMC
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £79000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £56000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £39355 - £55560 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: Competitive salary based on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £58000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + pension, bonus, flexible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago