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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 512 473 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.64% 38.61% 37.10%
As % of the General category 70.72% 75.92% 76.76%
Number of salaries quoted 322 256 267
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,500 £60,000
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
724 623 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 48.99% 50.86% 48.34%
Number of salaries quoted 464 372 380
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £61,500
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 20 August 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 237 (23.82%) Banking
2 180 (18.09%) SQL
3 143 (14.37%) Project Management
4 142 (14.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 141 (14.17%) Microsoft
6 137 (13.77%) Oracle
7 116 (11.66%) Business Analysis
7 116 (11.66%) Degree
8 112 (11.26%) Windows
9 104 (10.45%) Retail
10 102 (10.25%) MS Excel
11 84 (8.44%) ITIL
12 79 (7.94%) C#
13 75 (7.54%) SQL Server
14 74 (7.44%) Java
15 72 (7.24%) Agile Software Development
15 72 (7.24%) Retail Banking
16 68 (6.83%) Asset Management
17 66 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
18 65 (6.53%) .NET
19 64 (6.43%) MS Office
19 64 (6.43%) Data Warehouse
20 63 (6.33%) PRINCE2
21 62 (6.23%) UNIX
21 62 (6.23%) MS Project
22 60 (6.03%) Scrum
22 60 (6.03%) Oracle EBS
23 58 (5.83%) VMware
24 57 (5.73%) Risk Management
25 56 (5.63%) QA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 50 (5.03%) SAS
2 29 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 26 (2.61%) MS Exchange
4 16 (1.61%) IBM Notes
4 16 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
5 15 (1.51%) CMS
6 12 (1.21%) WebSphere
6 12 (1.21%) IIS
7 11 (1.11%) WebLogic
8 9 (0.90%) NServiceBus
9 7 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.40%) Apache
12 4 (0.40%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.30%) TeamSite
13 3 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 102 (10.25%) MS Excel
2 64 (6.43%) MS Office
3 62 (6.23%) MS Project
4 21 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.20%) SPSS
7 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.10%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 60 (6.03%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (3.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 25 (2.51%) Oracle Receivables
3 25 (2.51%) Oracle General Ledger
4 24 (2.41%) Oracle Payables
5 17 (1.71%) Oracle Financials
5 17 (1.71%) Oracle Applications
6 15 (1.51%) Oracle Cash Management
6 15 (1.51%) Oracle iProcurement
7 14 (1.41%) Oracle 11i
8 12 (1.21%) Oracle Assets
9 11 (1.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 8 (0.80%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 7 (0.70%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 7 (0.70%) Markit EDM
12 6 (0.60%) Oracle Payroll
13 5 (0.50%) Oracle iRecruitment
13 5 (0.50%) WebTrends
13 5 (0.50%) Oracle E-Business Tax
13 5 (0.50%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.50%) Office 365
3 4 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.10%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.91%) DNS
2 17 (1.71%) Internet
3 15 (1.51%) WAN
4 14 (1.41%) SAN
4 14 (1.41%) Firewall
5 13 (1.31%) NetScaler
6 12 (1.21%) LAN
6 12 (1.21%) VoIP
7 10 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (0.70%) WLAN
9 6 (0.60%) LDAP
9 6 (0.60%) HTTP
9 6 (0.60%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.50%) FTP
10 5 (0.50%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (0.40%) DHCP
11 4 (0.40%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.40%) MPLS
12 3 (0.30%) FCoE
12 3 (0.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (7.54%) SQL Server
2 64 (6.43%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (3.42%) Relational Database
4 31 (3.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (2.11%) RDBMS
6 19 (1.91%) Oracle Database
7 18 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (1.21%) Oracle BI EE
11 10 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (0.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 8 (0.80%) SQLPlus
13 8 (0.80%) MySQL
14 7 (0.70%) OLAP
14 7 (0.70%) Big Data
15 6 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
16 5 (0.50%) Oracle OWB
16 5 (0.50%) MS Access
16 5 (0.50%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 24 (2.41%) Visual Studio
2 17 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (0.90%) SpecFlow
4 8 (0.80%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (0.80%) JIRA
5 7 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (0.60%) Subversion
7 5 (0.50%) Maven
7 5 (0.50%) ERwin
7 5 (0.50%) InstallShield
7 5 (0.50%) Ant
7 5 (0.50%) MSBuild
7 5 (0.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 5 (0.50%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (0.40%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.40%) JUnit
8 4 (0.40%) Toad
8 4 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 237 (23.82%) Banking
2 104 (10.45%) Retail
3 72 (7.24%) Retail Banking
4 47 (4.72%) Marketing
5 24 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 22 (2.21%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.71%) Back Office
8 15 (1.51%) Legal
8 15 (1.51%) General Ledger
9 11 (1.11%) French Language
9 11 (1.11%) Billing
9 11 (1.11%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.01%) Aerospace
11 9 (0.90%) Front Office
11 9 (0.90%) Advertising
12 7 (0.70%) Law
12 7 (0.70%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.40%) International Banking
14 2 (0.20%) Publishing
14 2 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 321 (32.26%) Analyst
2 131 (13.17%) Project Manager
3 125 (12.56%) Developer
4 91 (9.15%) Business Analyst
5 59 (5.93%) Consultant
6 48 (4.82%) Architect
7 44 (4.42%) IT Project Manager
8 43 (4.32%) Systems Analyst
9 35 (3.52%) PMO Analyst
10 29 (2.91%) Java Developer
11 27 (2.71%) Support Analyst
11 27 (2.71%) Administrator
12 24 (2.41%) Senior Analyst
12 24 (2.41%) Test Analyst
13 23 (2.31%) Applications Support
13 23 (2.31%) Programmer
13 23 (2.31%) Infrastructure Manager
14 22 (2.21%) Test Manager
15 20 (2.01%) Oracle Consultant
16 19 (1.91%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (6.53%) .NET
2 55 (5.53%) XML
3 43 (4.32%) HTML
4 34 (3.42%) jQuery
5 32 (3.22%) CSS
6 31 (3.12%) ASP.NET
7 25 (2.51%) J2EE
8 22 (2.21%) SOAP
8 22 (2.21%) Middleware
9 19 (1.91%) Web Services
10 17 (1.71%) XSLT
11 16 (1.61%) Hibernate
11 16 (1.61%) .NET Framework
11 16 (1.61%) HTML5
12 15 (1.51%) WCF
13 14 (1.41%) RESTful
13 14 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (1.31%) Spring
15 12 (1.21%) AngularJS
16 11 (1.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 41 (4.12%) PMI
2 36 (3.62%) Computer Science
3 23 (2.31%) Management Information System
4 21 (2.11%) Client/Server
5 19 (1.91%) Clustering
6 18 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (1.61%) Open Source
8 14 (1.41%) Mainframe
9 12 (1.21%) N-Tier
10 10 (1.01%) Replication
10 10 (1.01%) Statistics
10 10 (1.01%) Mobile App
11 9 (0.90%) Blackberry
12 7 (0.70%) Mathematics
12 7 (0.70%) Reference Data
12 7 (0.70%) Credit Risk
13 5 (0.50%) DataPower
13 5 (0.50%) Data Extraction
13 5 (0.50%) Data Integration
13 5 (0.50%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 112 (11.26%) Windows
2 62 (6.23%) UNIX
3 50 (5.03%) Linux
4 36 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.51%) AIX
8 13 (1.31%) Windows 2000
9 10 (1.01%) Windows XP
10 9 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (0.70%) Solaris
12 6 (0.60%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.60%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.40%) zOS
13 4 (0.40%) HPUX
14 3 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.20%) Debian
15 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (14.37%) Project Management
2 142 (14.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 116 (11.66%) Business Analysis
4 84 (8.44%) ITIL
5 72 (7.24%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (6.83%) Asset Management
7 66 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
8 63 (6.33%) PRINCE2
9 60 (6.03%) Scrum
10 57 (5.73%) Risk Management
11 47 (4.72%) Change Management
12 46 (4.62%) PRINCE
12 46 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
13 45 (4.52%) Service Delivery
14 39 (3.92%) Workflow
14 39 (3.92%) Information Security
15 37 (3.72%) Incident Management
15 37 (3.72%) Analytics
16 32 (3.22%) Disaster Recovery
17 31 (3.12%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 180 (18.09%) SQL
2 79 (7.94%) C#
3 74 (7.44%) Java
4 53 (5.33%) PL/SQL
5 49 (4.92%) JavaScript
6 19 (1.91%) PowerShell
7 15 (1.51%) Perl
8 14 (1.41%) Shell Script
9 11 (1.11%) VB
10 10 (1.01%) VB.NET
10 10 (1.01%) VBA
10 10 (1.01%) C
11 9 (0.90%) C++
11 9 (0.90%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.60%) Python
13 5 (0.50%) XQuery
14 3 (0.30%) ABAP
14 3 (0.30%) PHP
14 3 (0.30%) F#
15 2 (0.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 116 (11.66%) Degree
2 49 (4.92%) PMI Certification
3 34 (3.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 32 (3.22%) ISEB
5 30 (3.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (2.51%) CISSP
7 19 (1.91%) MCSE
8 18 (1.81%) ISTQB
9 15 (1.51%) CEH
10 14 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 13 (1.31%) CCA
11 13 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (1.21%) MCITP
13 11 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (0.90%) CISM
15 8 (0.80%) IIBA
15 8 (0.80%) PMP
16 7 (0.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 6 (0.60%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.63%) QA
2 24 (2.41%) SLA
3 10 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (1.01%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.80%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.10%) COBIT
6 1 (0.10%) FATCA
6 1 (0.10%) COREP
6 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.10%) Basel III
System Software
1 54 (5.43%) Active Directory
2 37 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.61%) XenApp
4 13 (1.31%) XenServer
5 9 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.80%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.70%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.60%) MetaFrame
9 4 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.30%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.20%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.20%) vSphere
12 1 (0.10%) Gluster
12 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.10%) KVM
12 1 (0.10%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.10%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.70%) XenMobile
2 7 (0.70%) Tivoli
3 6 (0.60%) SCCM
4 4 (0.40%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.20%) SCOM
5 2 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.10%) WSUS
6 1 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.10%) Puppet
6 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 141 (14.17%) Microsoft
2 137 (13.77%) Oracle
3 58 (5.83%) VMware
4 46 (4.62%) Citrix
5 30 (3.02%) HP
6 18 (1.81%) Informatica
7 16 (1.61%) Lotus
8 15 (1.51%) Cisco
8 15 (1.51%) Twitter
9 13 (1.31%) SAP
10 12 (1.21%) IBM
10 12 (1.21%) Google
11 8 (0.80%) Fujitsu
11 8 (0.80%) F5
11 8 (0.80%) EMC
11 8 (0.80%) CheckPoint
11 8 (0.80%) Charles River
12 7 (0.70%) Reuters
12 7 (0.70%) BT
13 6 (0.60%) Perforce
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