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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 456 556 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.79% 40.14% 34.28%
As % of the General category 63.16% 72.58% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 253 326 328
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,250 £67,500
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
722 766 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 56.67% 55.31% 47.99%
Number of salaries quoted 441 439 469
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,450 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
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 10 February 2016.

Finance Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 439 (42.21%) Banking
2 234 (22.50%) Project Management
3 230 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
4 210 (20.19%) Retail
5 194 (18.65%) SQL
6 192 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 162 (15.58%) Oracle
8 147 (14.13%) Data Centre
9 140 (13.46%) Degree
10 134 (12.88%) Java
11 133 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
12 118 (11.35%) Business Intelligence
13 101 (9.71%) Line Management
14 93 (8.94%) Data Warehouse
15 92 (8.85%) Windows
16 87 (8.37%) Unix
17 79 (7.60%) SDLC
18 78 (7.50%) Telecoms
19 77 (7.40%) Pharmaceutical
20 75 (7.21%) Microsoft
21 74 (7.12%) Change Management
22 73 (7.02%) Scrum
23 67 (6.44%) SAS
24 66 (6.35%) Analytics
25 65 (6.25%) SQL Server
26 63 (6.06%) Linux
27 61 (5.87%) Business Analysis
28 59 (5.67%) Matrix Management
29 58 (5.58%) .NET
30 57 (5.48%) Migration

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 67 (6.44%) SAS
2 37 (3.56%) WebSphere
3 21 (2.02%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (1.15%) Apache
5 12 (1.15%) JBoss
6 11 (1.06%) Tomcat
7 9 (0.87%) CMS
8 7 (0.67%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.58%) Node.js
9 6 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.48%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.38%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (0.29%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.29%) IIS
12 3 (0.29%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 2 (0.19%) CICS
13 2 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 56 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 27 (2.60%) MS Office
3 19 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.67%) MS Project
4 7 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.096%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.096%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 15 (1.44%) Markit EDM
2 14 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (1.06%) MultiFonds
3 11 (1.06%) thinkFolio
4 9 (0.87%) Oracle 11i
5 8 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle FAH
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.19%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.096%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.096%) Primavera
10 1 (0.096%) SAP PS
10 1 (0.096%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.06%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.58%) DigitalOcean
4 6 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.29%) Office 365
7 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.096%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.50%) SAN
2 20 (1.92%) WAN
3 18 (1.73%) Firewall
4 17 (1.63%) LAN
5 16 (1.54%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.15%) Intranet
7 11 (1.06%) Internet
7 11 (1.06%) Multicast
7 11 (1.06%) Network Security
7 11 (1.06%) VoIP
8 5 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.38%) ATM
9 4 (0.38%) EIGRP
9 4 (0.38%) HSRP
9 4 (0.38%) ISDN
9 4 (0.38%) OSPF
9 4 (0.38%) PPP
9 4 (0.38%) SSL
9 4 (0.38%) VLAN
9 4 (0.38%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (8.94%) Data Warehouse
2 65 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 42 (4.04%) Relational Database
4 40 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 38 (3.65%) BusinessObjects
6 33 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 33 (3.17%) RDBMS
7 29 (2.79%) MySQL
7 29 (2.79%) Oracle Database 11g
7 29 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (2.69%) PowerCenter
9 24 (2.31%) Data Mining
10 21 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (1.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 18 (1.73%) Oracle BI EE
13 17 (1.63%) DB2
13 17 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
15 15 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
16 14 (1.35%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 26 (2.50%) JIRA
2 17 (1.63%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (0.96%) Selenium
4 10 (0.96%) TeamCity
5 8 (0.77%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.67%) HP UFT
6 7 (0.67%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.58%) Ant
7 6 (0.58%) PowerBuilder
8 5 (0.48%) Axure RP
8 5 (0.48%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.48%) MSBuild
9 4 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.29%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.19%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.19%) Robolectric
11 2 (0.19%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.19%) Subversion
General
1 439 (42.21%) Banking
2 210 (20.19%) Retail
3 78 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 77 (7.40%) Pharmaceutical
5 41 (3.94%) Retail Banking
6 39 (3.75%) Marketing
7 37 (3.56%) Financial Institution
8 33 (3.17%) Investment Banking
9 22 (2.12%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.63%) Games
11 15 (1.44%) Legal
12 14 (1.35%) Electronics
13 13 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
14 12 (1.15%) Private Banking
15 10 (0.96%) Law
16 7 (0.67%) Front Office
17 6 (0.58%) Back Office
18 5 (0.48%) Billing
19 4 (0.38%) General Ledger
20 2 (0.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 251 (24.13%) Analyst
2 154 (14.81%) Project Manager
3 126 (12.12%) Consultant
4 88 (8.46%) Business Analyst
4 88 (8.46%) Developer
5 62 (5.96%) Architect
6 50 (4.81%) IT Manager
7 40 (3.85%) IT Analyst
8 38 (3.65%) Senior Analyst
9 29 (2.79%) Technical Specialist
10 28 (2.69%) IT Project Manager
10 28 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
11 27 (2.60%) Financial Services Project Manager
11 27 (2.60%) Technical Analyst
12 26 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
13 25 (2.40%) IT Services Manager
13 25 (2.40%) PMO Analyst
14 23 (2.21%) Test Analyst
15 22 (2.12%) Administrator
15 22 (2.12%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (5.58%) .NET
2 52 (5.00%) Web Services
3 37 (3.56%) HTML
4 34 (3.27%) Middleware
5 31 (2.98%) XML
6 28 (2.69%) CSS
7 19 (1.83%) HTML5
8 17 (1.63%) AngularJS
9 14 (1.35%) JSON
10 10 (0.96%) jQuery
10 10 (0.96%) Spring
11 8 (0.77%) CSS3
11 8 (0.77%) SOAP
11 8 (0.77%) WebSphere MQ
12 7 (0.67%) ASP.NET
12 7 (0.67%) J2EE
12 7 (0.67%) Velocity
13 6 (0.58%) LESS
13 6 (0.58%) REST
13 6 (0.58%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 147 (14.13%) Data Centre
2 133 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 27 (2.60%) Clustering
4 27 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 25 (2.40%) Mainframe
6 23 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 23 (2.21%) Data Integration
7 17 (1.63%) Replication
7 17 (1.63%) SWIFT
8 15 (1.44%) Mobile Banking
9 14 (1.35%) User Experience
10 13 (1.25%) Credit Risk
10 13 (1.25%) Statistics
11 11 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.06%) Grid Computing
12 10 (0.96%) Online Banking
13 9 (0.87%) Mathematics
14 7 (0.67%) Fintech
14 7 (0.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 92 (8.85%) Windows
2 87 (8.37%) Unix
3 63 (6.06%) Linux
4 40 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 31 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (2.02%) Solaris
7 18 (1.73%) Android
8 17 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (1.44%) AIX
10 12 (1.15%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.87%) Windows 2000
13 7 (0.67%) zOS
14 6 (0.58%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.38%) VMS
15 4 (0.38%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.29%) Windows NT
17 2 (0.19%) Debian
17 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (22.50%) Project Management
2 230 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
3 192 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 118 (11.35%) Business Intelligence
5 101 (9.71%) Line Management
6 79 (7.60%) SDLC
7 74 (7.12%) Change Management
8 73 (7.02%) Scrum
9 66 (6.35%) Analytics
10 61 (5.87%) Business Analysis
11 59 (5.67%) Matrix Management
12 57 (5.48%) Migration
13 55 (5.29%) Asset Management
14 51 (4.90%) ITIL
14 51 (4.90%) Risk Management
15 50 (4.81%) ETL
16 49 (4.71%) Mentoring
17 45 (4.33%) Data Analysis
18 42 (4.04%) Service Management
18 42 (4.04%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 194 (18.65%) SQL
2 134 (12.88%) Java
3 54 (5.19%) C#
4 49 (4.71%) Python
5 47 (4.52%) JavaScript
6 44 (4.23%) PL/SQL
7 22 (2.12%) VB.NET
8 16 (1.54%) Shell Script
9 15 (1.44%) Perl
10 13 (1.25%) VB
11 12 (1.15%) Ruby
11 12 (1.15%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.06%) PHP
13 10 (0.96%) C++
13 10 (0.96%) PowerShell
14 7 (0.67%) C
15 6 (0.58%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.58%) XPath
16 5 (0.48%) VBScript
17 4 (0.38%) sed
Qualifications
1 140 (13.46%) Degree
2 35 (3.37%) ISEB
3 26 (2.50%) CISSP
4 24 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
5 18 (1.73%) CISA
6 17 (1.63%) CISM
7 16 (1.54%) PMI Certification
8 14 (1.35%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.87%) CCNP
10 9 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.87%) MCITP
10 9 (0.87%) MCSE
10 9 (0.87%) PMP
10 9 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (0.77%) CCIE
11 8 (0.77%) CCNA
11 8 (0.77%) CIMA
12 7 (0.67%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.10%) QA
2 24 (2.31%) Data Quality
3 16 (1.54%) Basel II
4 13 (1.25%) SLA
5 12 (1.15%) Solvency II
6 9 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.67%) COBIT
8 5 (0.48%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.29%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.29%) SEPA
10 2 (0.19%) ISO27002
11 1 (0.096%) Basel III
11 1 (0.096%) DO-254
11 1 (0.096%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.096%) EMIR
11 1 (0.096%) MiFID
11 1 (0.096%) UCITS
System Software
1 19 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 9 (0.87%) Veritas File System
3 9 (0.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (0.58%) Squid
5 3 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.19%) Firmware
6 2 (0.19%) NFS
6 2 (0.19%) XenApp
6 2 (0.19%) zsh
7 1 (0.096%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.096%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.096%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.096%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.096%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (1.83%) Puppet
3 10 (0.96%) SCCM
4 8 (0.77%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 8 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.58%) HP UCMDB
6 4 (0.38%) FortiGate
6 4 (0.38%) SCOM
6 4 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (0.29%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.29%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.19%) Ansible
8 2 (0.19%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.096%) CA Service Virtualization
9 1 (0.096%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.096%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.096%) Netcool
9 1 (0.096%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.096%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.096%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 162 (15.58%) Oracle
2 75 (7.21%) Microsoft
3 46 (4.42%) IBM
4 40 (3.85%) Informatica
5 29 (2.79%) HP
6 28 (2.69%) Teradata
7 27 (2.60%) SAP
8 23 (2.21%) VMware
9 20 (1.92%) Tableau
10 19 (1.83%) Google
11 17 (1.63%) Cisco
11 17 (1.63%) Citrix
12 16 (1.54%) Bloomberg
13 15 (1.44%) Cognos
13 15 (1.44%) Fundtech
14 14 (1.35%) Fidessa
14 14 (1.35%) Reuters
14 14 (1.35%) Sybase
15 13 (1.25%) Charles River
16 12 (1.15%) Red Hat
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Cognizant
Salary: Market competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Bright Purple Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
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Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
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Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
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Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
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McGregor Boyall
Salary: £38000 - £47500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
TSB
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £DOE + uncapped commission, pension, medical, ins
Posted: 5 days ago
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Highams
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus, pension and further benefit
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £25,000 - £55,000+ excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + sign on bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + sign on bonus & great benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £33000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
greyspark
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £48000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £120,000 - £170,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 13 days ago