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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 537 483 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.68% 30.63% 39.27%
As % of the General category 70.29% 65.89% 76.07%
Number of salaries quoted 326 297 220
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
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
764 733 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.61% 46.48% 51.62%
Number of salaries quoted 462 464 319
Average salary £49,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.36% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.23%

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 2 July 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 358 (33.93%) Banking
2 212 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (16.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 169 (16.02%) Project Management
5 164 (15.55%) SQL
6 159 (15.07%) Degree
7 135 (12.80%) Retail
8 131 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
9 117 (11.09%) Java
10 115 (10.90%) Telecoms
11 104 (9.86%) Microsoft
12 90 (8.53%) Oracle
13 87 (8.25%) JavaScript
14 76 (7.20%) Linux
15 75 (7.11%) Windows
15 75 (7.11%) PRINCE2
16 73 (6.92%) SQL Server
17 69 (6.54%) .NET
18 67 (6.35%) QA
19 66 (6.26%) Python
20 62 (5.88%) Change Management
21 61 (5.78%) Business Analysis
22 59 (5.59%) MS Excel
22 59 (5.59%) SDLC
23 58 (5.50%) Mentoring
23 58 (5.50%) Investment Management
24 56 (5.31%) Information Security
25 54 (5.12%) Migration
25 54 (5.12%) Continuous Improvement
26 53 (5.02%) TDD

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 35 (3.32%) SAS
2 18 (1.71%) CMS
2 18 (1.71%) MS Exchange
3 15 (1.42%) WebSphere
4 13 (1.23%) IIS
5 12 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.14%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 11 (1.04%) Apache
7 8 (0.76%) Apache Pig
8 7 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.57%) Lync
10 5 (0.47%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.28%) JBoss
13 2 (0.19%) CICS
13 2 (0.19%) WorkSite
13 2 (0.19%) Drupal
Applications
1 59 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 40 (3.79%) MS Office
3 24 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.80%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.57%) SPSS
5 6 (0.57%) MS Project
6 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.19%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (2.56%) Markit EDM
2 14 (1.33%) SAP FI
3 13 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
3 13 (1.23%) SAP CO
4 12 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.95%) thinkFolio
6 9 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (0.47%) HiPortfolio
7 5 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
7 5 (0.47%) HFM
7 5 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
7 5 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.47%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.28%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.28%) LatentZero
9 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.89%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (0.76%) Amazon EMR
4 7 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.57%) Amazon Kinesis
6 4 (0.38%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.095%) SaaS
7 1 (0.095%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.095%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.75%) Firewall
2 20 (1.90%) Internet
3 17 (1.61%) Intranet
4 12 (1.14%) SAN
4 12 (1.14%) LAN
5 9 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (0.76%) WAN
7 7 (0.66%) DNS
8 6 (0.57%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.57%) WLAN
9 4 (0.38%) VoIP
9 4 (0.38%) Wireless
9 4 (0.38%) NAS
9 4 (0.38%) Network Security
10 3 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.19%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.19%) LDAP
11 2 (0.19%) HTTP
11 2 (0.19%) VPN
11 2 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 42 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
3 40 (3.79%) Relational Database
4 29 (2.75%) DB2
5 15 (1.42%) Oracle Database
6 13 (1.23%) RDBMS
6 13 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
7 9 (0.85%) Hadoop
7 9 (0.85%) Apache Hive
7 9 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (0.85%) QlikView
7 9 (0.85%) MySQL
7 9 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (0.66%) DataStage
9 7 (0.66%) NoSQL
10 6 (0.57%) Big Data
10 6 (0.57%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 21 (1.99%) Git (software)
1 21 (1.99%) Cucumber
2 20 (1.90%) HP UFT
3 18 (1.71%) Selenium
4 14 (1.33%) Subversion
5 10 (0.95%) Visual Studio
6 9 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (0.66%) SpecFlow
9 6 (0.57%) Jenkins
9 6 (0.57%) Ant
9 6 (0.57%) FitNesse
10 4 (0.38%) Toad
10 4 (0.38%) WebDriver
10 4 (0.38%) Axure RP
11 3 (0.28%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.28%) Maven
12 2 (0.19%) TestDirector
12 2 (0.19%) JMeter
12 2 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 358 (33.93%) Banking
2 135 (12.80%) Retail
3 115 (10.90%) Telecoms
4 47 (4.45%) Retail Banking
5 29 (2.75%) Games
6 28 (2.65%) Marketing
7 27 (2.56%) Financial Institution
8 18 (1.71%) Front Office
9 16 (1.52%) Investment Banking
10 15 (1.42%) Corporate Banking
11 14 (1.33%) General Ledger
11 14 (1.33%) Law
12 13 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.85%) Back Office
14 6 (0.57%) Legal
14 6 (0.57%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.28%) German Language
16 2 (0.19%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.19%) Billing
17 1 (0.095%) Military
Job Titles
1 296 (28.06%) Analyst
2 124 (11.75%) Project Manager
3 121 (11.47%) Developer
4 91 (8.63%) Business Analyst
5 74 (7.01%) Consultant
6 61 (5.78%) Test Analyst
7 59 (5.59%) Architect
8 32 (3.03%) Test Manager
9 29 (2.75%) Systems Analyst
10 28 (2.65%) Technical Specialist
11 27 (2.56%) Java Developer
12 26 (2.46%) Infrastructure Manager
13 25 (2.37%) Web Developer
13 25 (2.37%) Senior Analyst
13 25 (2.37%) Security Analyst
14 24 (2.27%) Senior Manager
15 23 (2.18%) Test Leader
16 20 (1.90%) Support Analyst
17 19 (1.80%) Solutions Architect
18 18 (1.71%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (6.54%) .NET
2 53 (5.02%) HTML
3 46 (4.36%) CSS
4 43 (4.08%) Web Services
5 30 (2.84%) HTML5
6 22 (2.09%) jQuery
6 22 (2.09%) AngularJS
7 21 (1.99%) XML
8 20 (1.90%) RESTful
9 19 (1.80%) Middleware
10 18 (1.71%) Sass
10 18 (1.71%) LESS
11 15 (1.42%) JSP
11 15 (1.42%) J2EE
12 14 (1.33%) ASP.NET
12 14 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (1.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 13 (1.23%) XSLT
13 13 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
13 13 (1.23%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 131 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (3.89%) Data Centre
3 31 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 25 (2.37%) Data Integration
5 21 (1.99%) PMI
6 15 (1.42%) Mainframe
6 15 (1.42%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.23%) User Experience
8 12 (1.14%) Online Banking
9 11 (1.04%) SCADA
9 11 (1.04%) Cryptography
9 11 (1.04%) Mobile Payment
10 10 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.76%) Statistics
11 8 (0.76%) Mobile App
11 8 (0.76%) SWIFT
11 8 (0.76%) Mathematics
12 7 (0.66%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.57%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.57%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 76 (7.20%) Linux
2 75 (7.11%) Windows
3 44 (4.17%) UNIX
4 17 (1.61%) Windows 7
5 15 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (0.76%) Solaris
8 7 (0.66%) AIX
9 5 (0.47%) Windows 2000
9 5 (0.47%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (0.38%) Android
11 3 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.28%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.28%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.095%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.095%) Debian
13 1 (0.095%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.095%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
2 175 (16.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 169 (16.02%) Project Management
4 75 (7.11%) PRINCE2
5 62 (5.88%) Change Management
6 61 (5.78%) Business Analysis
7 59 (5.59%) SDLC
8 58 (5.50%) Mentoring
8 58 (5.50%) Investment Management
9 56 (5.31%) Information Security
10 54 (5.12%) Migration
10 54 (5.12%) Continuous Improvement
11 53 (5.02%) TDD
12 51 (4.83%) Software Testing
13 50 (4.74%) Asset Management
14 48 (4.55%) ITIL
14 48 (4.55%) Coaching
15 45 (4.27%) Analytics
16 43 (4.08%) Programme Management
17 41 (3.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 164 (15.55%) SQL
2 117 (11.09%) Java
3 87 (8.25%) JavaScript
4 66 (6.26%) Python
5 49 (4.64%) C#
6 23 (2.18%) PL/SQL
7 17 (1.61%) Perl
7 17 (1.61%) PHP
8 15 (1.42%) T-SQL
9 14 (1.33%) VB
10 11 (1.04%) Ruby
11 10 (0.95%) PowerShell
12 9 (0.85%) VBA
13 8 (0.76%) XPath
14 6 (0.57%) C
15 5 (0.47%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.47%) R
16 4 (0.38%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.38%) C++
17 2 (0.19%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 159 (15.07%) Degree
2 44 (4.17%) CISSP
3 42 (3.98%) ISEB
4 30 (2.84%) ISTQB
5 29 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 25 (2.37%) PMI Certification
7 24 (2.27%) CISM
8 17 (1.61%) CISMP
9 15 (1.42%) CISA
9 15 (1.42%) Security Cleared
10 13 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 12 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.95%) CCSA
12 10 (0.95%) CCSE
13 8 (0.76%) ISEB Practitioner
14 7 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 6 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.57%) MCSE
15 6 (0.57%) MBA
16 5 (0.47%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.35%) QA
2 45 (4.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (3.03%) SLA
4 18 (1.71%) COBIT
4 18 (1.71%) PCI DSS
5 17 (1.61%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.76%) FATCA
7 7 (0.66%) Solvency II
8 6 (0.57%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.28%) Basel II
10 2 (0.19%) MiFID
10 2 (0.19%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.095%) EMIR
11 1 (0.095%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 34 (3.22%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.04%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.47%) MetaFrame
4 5 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.28%) vSphere
7 2 (0.19%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.19%) XenApp
8 1 (0.095%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.095%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.095%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 30 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (2.65%) Puppet
3 18 (1.71%) Nagios
4 15 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (0.85%) Graphite
5 9 (0.85%) Munin
6 5 (0.47%) Data Guard
6 5 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (0.47%) SCCM
7 4 (0.38%) TeamSite
8 2 (0.19%) Control-M
8 2 (0.19%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.095%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.095%) Oracle Flashback
9 1 (0.095%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.095%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.095%) SCOM
Vendors
1 104 (9.86%) Microsoft
2 90 (8.53%) Oracle
3 29 (2.75%) VMware
4 28 (2.65%) SAP
5 23 (2.18%) Charles River
6 18 (1.71%) Cisco
7 17 (1.61%) Citrix
8 16 (1.52%) Informatica
8 16 (1.52%) Business Objects
9 14 (1.33%) IBM
10 12 (1.14%) Cognos
10 12 (1.14%) CheckPoint
11 11 (1.04%) HP
11 11 (1.04%) Teradata
12 9 (0.85%) Splunk
13 8 (0.76%) Symantec
14 7 (0.66%) Misys
14 7 (0.66%) Websense
14 7 (0.66%) Sophos
14 7 (0.66%) Fujitsu
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