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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 553 472 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.57% 35.01% 35.34%
As % of the General category 73.25% 71.62% 72.44%
Number of salaries quoted 342 313 280
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,850 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
755 659 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 55.39% 48.89% 48.79%
Number of salaries quoted 451 447 383
Average salary £47,000 £43,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.04% -8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 30 January 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 302 (26.42%) Banking
2 198 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (16.36%) Microsoft
4 184 (16.10%) SQL
5 178 (15.57%) Project Management
6 168 (14.70%) Degree
7 148 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
8 137 (11.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 129 (11.29%) Windows
10 127 (11.11%) Retail
11 121 (10.59%) Oracle
12 117 (10.24%) SQL Server
13 108 (9.45%) Java
14 106 (9.27%) .NET
15 100 (8.75%) C#
16 89 (7.79%) MS Excel
17 88 (7.70%) PRINCE2
18 76 (6.65%) Linux
19 75 (6.56%) Business Analysis
20 74 (6.47%) Change Management
21 73 (6.39%) UNIX
22 71 (6.21%) JavaScript
22 71 (6.21%) QA
23 66 (5.77%) Analytics
24 65 (5.69%) VMware
25 63 (5.51%) Retail Banking
26 61 (5.34%) XML
27 60 (5.25%) Continuous Improvement
28 59 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
28 59 (5.16%) PMI Certification

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 51 (4.46%) SAS
2 33 (2.89%) MS Exchange
3 25 (2.19%) SharePoint
4 19 (1.66%) WebLogic
5 18 (1.57%) CMS
6 14 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 13 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (0.87%) CICS
9 10 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (0.70%) IIS
10 8 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.70%) NServiceBus
11 7 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 7 (0.61%) Apache
11 7 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (0.52%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.52%) JBoss
12 6 (0.52%) TeamSite
Applications
1 89 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 54 (4.72%) MS Office
3 33 (2.89%) MS Project
4 12 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.26%) SPSS
6 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.087%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.22%) Markit EDM
2 12 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.87%) SAP FI
4 9 (0.79%) SAP CO
4 9 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (0.52%) Google Analytics
5 6 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
6 5 (0.44%) WebTrends
7 4 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.26%) Finacle
8 3 (0.26%) Temenos T24
8 3 (0.26%) FRx
8 3 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (0.26%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (0.70%) SaaS
4 8 (0.70%) Office 365
5 7 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.44%) Yammer
7 1 (0.087%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 48 (4.20%) WAN
1 48 (4.20%) LAN
2 43 (3.76%) Wi-Fi
3 32 (2.80%) Firewall
4 18 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (1.31%) Internet
5 15 (1.31%) SAN
5 15 (1.31%) HTTP
6 12 (1.05%) DNS
7 10 (0.87%) MPLS
8 8 (0.70%) Ethernet
8 8 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (0.61%) NetScaler
9 7 (0.61%) DMZ
10 6 (0.52%) ATM
10 6 (0.52%) FTP
10 6 (0.52%) SMTP
10 6 (0.52%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.52%) FCoE
11 5 (0.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (2.89%) Relational Database
4 33 (2.89%) Oracle Database
5 20 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (1.49%) DB2
7 15 (1.31%) RDBMS
8 14 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
9 12 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
10 10 (0.87%) Data Mining
10 10 (0.87%) Base SAS
10 10 (0.87%) Oracle ODI
11 9 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
11 9 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (0.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 8 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.44%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 33 (2.89%) Visual Studio
2 22 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (1.49%) Selenium
4 16 (1.40%) JIRA
5 11 (0.96%) SpecFlow
6 9 (0.79%) Appium
7 8 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (0.52%) NUnit
8 6 (0.52%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.44%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.44%) Moq
9 5 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.44%) Subversion
10 4 (0.35%) ERwin
11 3 (0.26%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.26%) Mercurial
11 3 (0.26%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.26%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.26%) Bugzilla
General
1 302 (26.42%) Banking
2 127 (11.11%) Retail
3 63 (5.51%) Retail Banking
4 56 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 46 (4.02%) Back Office
6 31 (2.71%) Marketing
7 20 (1.75%) Financial Institution
8 19 (1.66%) Games
9 15 (1.31%) Law
10 12 (1.05%) Investment Banking
11 11 (0.96%) Legal
12 9 (0.79%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.44%) Front Office
14 4 (0.35%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.26%) French Language
15 3 (0.26%) Billing
15 3 (0.26%) Publishing
16 2 (0.17%) Manufacturing
17 1 (0.087%) German Language
17 1 (0.087%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 338 (29.57%) Analyst
2 177 (15.49%) Developer
3 153 (13.39%) Project Manager
4 103 (9.01%) Business Analyst
5 72 (6.30%) Consultant
6 59 (5.16%) Architect
7 46 (4.02%) Support Analyst
8 43 (3.76%) Senior Developer
9 38 (3.32%) Test Manager
10 34 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
11 31 (2.71%) Administrator
12 29 (2.54%) IT Project Manager
12 29 (2.54%) Systems Analyst
13 27 (2.36%) Java Developer
14 26 (2.27%) Data Analyst
15 25 (2.19%) C# Developer
15 25 (2.19%) Infrastructure Manager
16 23 (2.01%) PMO Analyst
16 23 (2.01%) IT Support
16 23 (2.01%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (9.27%) .NET
2 61 (5.34%) XML
3 50 (4.37%) Web Services
4 47 (4.11%) HTML
5 40 (3.50%) ASP.NET
6 30 (2.62%) .NET Framework
7 29 (2.54%) CSS
8 27 (2.36%) jQuery
9 25 (2.19%) J2EE
9 25 (2.19%) WCF
10 20 (1.75%) HTML5
11 16 (1.40%) Middleware
12 14 (1.22%) AngularJS
13 13 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (1.14%) NHibernate
14 12 (1.05%) XSLT
14 12 (1.05%) Regular Expression
14 12 (1.05%) Sass
15 11 (0.96%) XML Schema
16 10 (0.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 148 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (4.02%) PMI
3 39 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 28 (2.45%) Mathematics
5 25 (2.19%) Mainframe
6 22 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 17 (1.49%) Credit Risk
7 17 (1.49%) Physics
8 14 (1.22%) Blackberry
9 12 (1.05%) Replication
9 12 (1.05%) Open Source
10 11 (0.96%) Mobile App
10 11 (0.96%) Social Media
10 11 (0.96%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.87%) User Experience
12 9 (0.79%) Visualisation
12 9 (0.79%) SWIFT
13 8 (0.70%) Economics
13 8 (0.70%) Statistics
13 8 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 129 (11.29%) Windows
2 76 (6.65%) Linux
3 73 (6.39%) UNIX
4 37 (3.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (1.84%) Windows 2000
6 19 (1.66%) Windows 7
7 17 (1.49%) AIX
8 16 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
8 16 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.70%) Solaris
10 7 (0.61%) HPUX
11 6 (0.52%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.44%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.17%) zOS
13 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.17%) Android
13 2 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (15.57%) Project Management
3 137 (11.99%) Stakeholder Management
4 88 (7.70%) PRINCE2
5 75 (6.56%) Business Analysis
6 74 (6.47%) Change Management
7 66 (5.77%) Analytics
8 60 (5.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 58 (5.07%) Risk Management
9 58 (5.07%) Mentoring
10 54 (4.72%) ITIL
10 54 (4.72%) Coaching
11 52 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
12 50 (4.37%) Scrum
13 49 (4.29%) Business Intelligence
14 48 (4.20%) Service Delivery
14 48 (4.20%) Investment Management
15 47 (4.11%) Wealth Management
15 47 (4.11%) Migration
16 45 (3.94%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 184 (16.10%) SQL
2 108 (9.45%) Java
3 100 (8.75%) C#
4 71 (6.21%) JavaScript
5 48 (4.20%) Python
6 42 (3.67%) PL/SQL
7 18 (1.57%) PHP
8 16 (1.40%) Ruby
9 15 (1.31%) PowerShell
9 15 (1.31%) C
10 14 (1.22%) Perl
11 13 (1.14%) Shell Script
11 13 (1.14%) VBA
12 11 (0.96%) XPath
12 11 (0.96%) COBOL
13 9 (0.79%) VB.NET
13 9 (0.79%) Objective-C
14 8 (0.70%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.70%) REXX
15 7 (0.61%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 168 (14.70%) Degree
2 59 (5.16%) PMI Certification
3 44 (3.85%) ISEB
4 39 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 28 (2.45%) ISTQB
6 26 (2.27%) CISSP
7 25 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (1.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (1.31%) PMP
10 14 (1.22%) MCSE
11 12 (1.05%) APMP
12 11 (0.96%) CEH
13 9 (0.79%) SSCP
13 9 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
13 9 (0.79%) GIAC
14 6 (0.52%) MCITP
15 5 (0.44%) CISA
16 4 (0.35%) CISM
16 4 (0.35%) CCA
16 4 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.21%) QA
2 57 (4.99%) SLA
3 19 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.87%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.52%) COBIT
7 6 (0.52%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.35%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.35%) Basel II
8 4 (0.35%) MiFID
8 4 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.35%) FATCA
9 1 (0.087%) P3O
9 1 (0.087%) AIFMD
System Software
1 59 (5.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (4.20%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.22%) XenApp
4 8 (0.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (0.70%) Firmware
5 7 (0.61%) MetaFrame
6 6 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (0.52%) XenDesktop
6 6 (0.52%) vSphere
7 5 (0.44%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.26%) Docker
8 3 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.17%) RACF
9 2 (0.17%) Xen
9 2 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.17%) vCloud
9 2 (0.17%) KVM
10 1 (0.087%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.087%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.087%) Squid
Systems Management
1 15 (1.31%) SCCM
2 14 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (1.22%) Puppet
3 9 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.70%) CA Endevor
4 8 (0.70%) Data Guard
5 7 (0.61%) Graphite
5 7 (0.61%) Munin
5 7 (0.61%) Nagios
6 6 (0.52%) Tivoli
6 6 (0.52%) SCOM
7 4 (0.35%) Control-M
7 4 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.26%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.17%) Foglight
9 2 (0.17%) OMEGAMON
9 2 (0.17%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.087%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.087%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 187 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 121 (10.59%) Oracle
3 65 (5.69%) VMware
4 33 (2.89%) HP
5 28 (2.45%) Cisco
6 22 (1.92%) Citrix
6 22 (1.92%) IBM
6 22 (1.92%) SAP
7 18 (1.57%) Red Hat
8 13 (1.14%) Business Objects
9 12 (1.05%) Sybase
9 12 (1.05%) Cognos
9 12 (1.05%) Google
9 12 (1.05%) Fujitsu
10 11 (0.96%) Twitter
10 11 (0.96%) Brocade
10 11 (0.96%) Informatica
11 8 (0.70%) PeopleSoft
12 7 (0.61%) Juniper
12 7 (0.61%) Avaya
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