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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 517 503 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.55% 30.32% 42.14%
As % of the General category 70.24% 69.19% 78.80%
Number of salaries quoted 281 318 245
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £66,000 £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
736 727 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.45% 43.82% 53.48%
Number of salaries quoted 395 463 313
Average salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 17 April 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 339 (31.95%) Banking
2 195 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
3 170 (16.02%) Degree
4 169 (15.93%) Project Management
5 154 (14.51%) SQL
6 148 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 136 (12.82%) Retail
8 133 (12.54%) Microsoft
9 120 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
10 111 (10.46%) Java
11 103 (9.71%) Oracle
12 93 (8.77%) Telecoms
13 89 (8.39%) Windows
14 88 (8.29%) .NET
15 83 (7.82%) Linux
16 80 (7.54%) SQL Server
17 79 (7.45%) PRINCE2
18 77 (7.26%) JavaScript
19 74 (6.97%) Change Management
20 71 (6.69%) C#
21 70 (6.60%) MS Excel
22 64 (6.03%) UNIX
23 63 (5.94%) Continuous Improvement
24 62 (5.84%) Investment Management
24 62 (5.84%) Python
25 60 (5.66%) Web Services
26 59 (5.56%) ITIL
27 58 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
28 54 (5.09%) Business Analysis
29 53 (5.00%) Information Security

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 36 (3.39%) SAS
2 28 (2.64%) MS Exchange
3 19 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 15 (1.41%) WebSphere
5 12 (1.13%) CMS
6 9 (0.85%) IIS
7 8 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (0.66%) Apache
8 7 (0.66%) Drupal
9 6 (0.57%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 6 (0.57%) JBoss
10 5 (0.47%) Lync
10 5 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.38%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 70 (6.60%) MS Excel
2 41 (3.86%) MS Office
3 18 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.41%) MS Project
5 8 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.28%) SPSS
7 1 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (2.07%) Markit EDM
2 15 (1.41%) SAP FI
3 14 (1.32%) SAP FI/CO
3 14 (1.32%) SAP CO
4 10 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.38%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.28%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.28%) FLEXCUBE
7 3 (0.28%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.28%) HiPortfolio
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.28%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.28%) Finacle
7 3 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.19%) FINCAD Analytics
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 58 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.38%) SaaS
5 1 (0.094%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.094%) Office 365
5 1 (0.094%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.094%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.094%) Symantec.cloud
5 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.20%) Firewall
2 33 (3.11%) LAN
3 28 (2.64%) WAN
4 22 (2.07%) Internet
5 20 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (1.41%) Intranet
6 15 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (1.23%) SAN
8 9 (0.85%) DNS
9 7 (0.66%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.57%) HTTP
10 6 (0.57%) WLAN
10 6 (0.57%) NAS
11 4 (0.38%) Network Security
11 4 (0.38%) MPLS
12 3 (0.28%) SSL
12 3 (0.28%) VoIP
12 3 (0.28%) WAAS
12 3 (0.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (0.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (7.54%) SQL Server
2 46 (4.34%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (3.39%) Relational Database
4 27 (2.54%) Oracle Database
5 18 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (1.51%) DB2
7 13 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
8 11 (1.04%) RDBMS
8 11 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (0.94%) DataStage
10 9 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (0.85%) Base SAS
11 8 (0.75%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.66%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 5 (0.47%) JasperReports
13 5 (0.47%) QlikView
13 5 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.47%) Oracle ODI
14 4 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (1.51%) Selenium
2 11 (1.04%) Cucumber
2 11 (1.04%) Visual Studio
3 10 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (0.94%) JIRA
4 8 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.57%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.57%) Subversion
5 6 (0.57%) Appium
6 5 (0.47%) Ant
6 5 (0.47%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.38%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.28%) JUnit
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.28%) Maven
8 3 (0.28%) ERwin
8 3 (0.28%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.28%) Mockito
9 2 (0.19%) MSTest
9 2 (0.19%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 339 (31.95%) Banking
2 136 (12.82%) Retail
3 93 (8.77%) Telecoms
4 45 (4.24%) Retail Banking
5 26 (2.45%) Marketing
6 23 (2.17%) Games
6 23 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 23 (2.17%) Back Office
7 16 (1.51%) Law
8 13 (1.23%) Investment Banking
9 12 (1.13%) General Ledger
10 11 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
10 11 (1.04%) Front Office
11 7 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.66%) Legal
12 5 (0.47%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.19%) Advertising
13 2 (0.19%) Publishing
13 2 (0.19%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.094%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 288 (27.14%) Analyst
2 137 (12.91%) Developer
3 133 (12.54%) Project Manager
4 86 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 69 (6.50%) Architect
6 67 (6.31%) Consultant
7 36 (3.39%) Test Manager
8 34 (3.20%) Test Analyst
9 33 (3.11%) Support Analyst
10 29 (2.73%) Senior Developer
11 28 (2.64%) Senior Manager
12 26 (2.45%) Administrator
12 26 (2.45%) Systems Analyst
13 25 (2.36%) Technical Specialist
14 24 (2.26%) Infrastructure Manager
15 23 (2.17%) Data Analyst
15 23 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
16 21 (1.98%) Java Developer
17 19 (1.79%) Technical Manager
17 19 (1.79%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (8.29%) .NET
2 60 (5.66%) Web Services
3 41 (3.86%) HTML
4 36 (3.39%) XML
5 34 (3.20%) CSS
6 28 (2.64%) ASP.NET
7 23 (2.17%) Middleware
8 22 (2.07%) HTML5
9 21 (1.98%) J2EE
10 17 (1.60%) WCF
11 16 (1.51%) jQuery
11 16 (1.51%) XSLT
11 16 (1.51%) .NET Framework
12 14 (1.32%) XML Schema
13 13 (1.23%) RESTful
14 12 (1.13%) Apache Flex
14 12 (1.13%) WPF
15 10 (0.94%) Sass
15 10 (0.94%) LESS
15 10 (0.94%) XForms
Miscellaneous
1 120 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (3.39%) Computer Science
3 22 (2.07%) Mathematics
3 22 (2.07%) PMI
4 21 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 19 (1.79%) Data Integration
6 13 (1.23%) Physics
7 11 (1.04%) Blackberry
7 11 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (0.94%) Mainframe
9 9 (0.85%) User Experience
9 9 (0.85%) SWIFT
10 8 (0.75%) Mobile App
10 8 (0.75%) Online Banking
11 7 (0.66%) SCADA
11 7 (0.66%) Statistics
11 7 (0.66%) Credit Risk
11 7 (0.66%) Visualisation
11 7 (0.66%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.66%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 89 (8.39%) Windows
2 83 (7.82%) Linux
3 64 (6.03%) UNIX
4 27 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (1.79%) Windows 7
5 19 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (1.13%) AIX
7 8 (0.75%) Solaris
8 7 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.47%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.47%) Windows 2000
9 5 (0.47%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.38%) Android
11 3 (0.28%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.094%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.094%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.094%) zOS
12 1 (0.094%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (15.93%) Project Management
3 148 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 79 (7.45%) PRINCE2
5 74 (6.97%) Change Management
6 63 (5.94%) Continuous Improvement
7 62 (5.84%) Investment Management
8 59 (5.56%) ITIL
9 54 (5.09%) Business Analysis
10 53 (5.00%) Information Security
10 53 (5.00%) Analytics
11 51 (4.81%) Mentoring
11 51 (4.81%) Coaching
12 48 (4.52%) Migration
13 46 (4.34%) TDD
14 44 (4.15%) Software Engineering
15 43 (4.05%) Business Intelligence
16 42 (3.96%) Asset Management
16 42 (3.96%) Risk Management
17 40 (3.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 154 (14.51%) SQL
2 111 (10.46%) Java
3 77 (7.26%) JavaScript
4 71 (6.69%) C#
5 62 (5.84%) Python
6 25 (2.36%) PL/SQL
7 20 (1.89%) PHP
8 16 (1.51%) T-SQL
9 15 (1.41%) XPath
10 13 (1.23%) Ruby
10 13 (1.23%) Perl
10 13 (1.23%) VBA
11 9 (0.85%) C
11 9 (0.85%) PowerShell
12 8 (0.75%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.66%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.57%) Objective-C
14 6 (0.57%) VB
15 5 (0.47%) C++
16 4 (0.38%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 170 (16.02%) Degree
2 49 (4.62%) ISEB
3 37 (3.49%) CISSP
4 35 (3.30%) PMI Certification
5 34 (3.20%) ISTQB
6 30 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 21 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 17 (1.60%) CISM
9 13 (1.23%) PMP
9 13 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (1.04%) ISEB Practitioner
11 10 (0.94%) CISA
12 9 (0.85%) MCSE
13 8 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.75%) CCSA
13 8 (0.75%) CCSE
13 8 (0.75%) CISMP
14 7 (0.66%) Security Cleared
15 6 (0.57%) MBA
16 5 (0.47%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.71%) QA
2 49 (4.62%) SLA
3 37 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.98%) ISO 9001
5 20 (1.89%) PCI DSS
6 17 (1.60%) COBIT
7 10 (0.94%) FATCA
8 7 (0.66%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.57%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.38%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.28%) MiFID
11 3 (0.28%) Basel II
11 3 (0.28%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.094%) P3O
12 1 (0.094%) EMIR
12 1 (0.094%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.094%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.094%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 47 (4.43%) Active Directory
2 34 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.94%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.66%) XenApp
4 7 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 6 (0.57%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.47%) vSphere
6 5 (0.47%) MetaFrame
7 4 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.19%) KVM
9 2 (0.19%) Xen
9 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.19%) Firmware
10 1 (0.094%) RACF
10 1 (0.094%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (2.07%) Puppet
1 22 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (1.51%) Nagios
3 10 (0.94%) Munin
3 10 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.94%) Graphite
4 9 (0.85%) SCCM
5 6 (0.57%) SCOM
5 6 (0.57%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.47%) Control-M
7 4 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.28%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.28%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.28%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.094%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.094%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.094%) Ansible
10 1 (0.094%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 133 (12.54%) Microsoft
2 103 (9.71%) Oracle
3 46 (4.34%) VMware
4 25 (2.36%) SAP
5 21 (1.98%) Cisco
5 21 (1.98%) Citrix
6 19 (1.79%) Business Objects
7 17 (1.60%) IBM
8 13 (1.23%) HP
9 12 (1.13%) CheckPoint
10 11 (1.04%) Cognos
10 11 (1.04%) Sybase
10 11 (1.04%) Charles River
11 10 (0.94%) Misys
11 10 (0.94%) Informatica
12 8 (0.75%) PeopleSoft
12 8 (0.75%) Red Hat
12 8 (0.75%) Fujitsu
12 8 (0.75%) F5
13 7 (0.66%) Splunk
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