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

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 513 466 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.63% 32.86% 37.95%
As % of the General category 70.86% 70.50% 75.97%
Number of salaries quoted 290 312 287
Average salary £45,500 £44,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.40% -5.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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
724 661 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 54.52% 46.61% 49.96%
Number of salaries quoted 397 449 376
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 26 February 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 328 (28.95%) Banking
2 207 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (15.62%) SQL
4 175 (15.45%) Degree
5 170 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 167 (14.74%) Project Management
7 135 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
8 134 (11.83%) Retail
9 126 (11.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 123 (10.86%) Windows
11 112 (9.89%) Java
11 112 (9.89%) Oracle
12 104 (9.18%) SQL Server
13 95 (8.38%) .NET
14 88 (7.77%) PRINCE2
15 87 (7.68%) C#
16 84 (7.41%) MS Excel
17 81 (7.15%) Linux
18 78 (6.88%) UNIX
18 78 (6.88%) JavaScript
19 76 (6.71%) Telecoms
20 75 (6.62%) Change Management
21 64 (5.65%) Analytics
21 64 (5.65%) QA
22 60 (5.30%) Business Analysis
22 60 (5.30%) Python
23 59 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
24 58 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
24 58 (5.12%) Web Services
24 58 (5.12%) VMware

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 57 (5.03%) SAS
2 31 (2.74%) MS Exchange
3 23 (2.03%) SharePoint
4 18 (1.59%) WebSphere
5 15 (1.32%) WebLogic
6 12 (1.06%) CMS
7 10 (0.88%) CICS
7 10 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (0.79%) Apache
9 8 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.62%) Drupal
10 7 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (0.62%) IIS
10 7 (0.62%) JBoss
10 7 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 6 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.53%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 84 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 54 (4.77%) MS Office
3 30 (2.65%) MS Project
4 11 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.26%) SPSS
6 1 (0.088%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.32%) SAP FI
2 14 (1.24%) SAP FI/CO
2 14 (1.24%) SAP CO
3 11 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.97%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.53%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.35%) WebTrends
6 4 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (0.26%) Finacle
7 3 (0.26%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.26%) FLEXCUBE
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.18%) FINCAD Analytics
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.088%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 41 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.71%) SaaS
5 4 (0.35%) Office 365
6 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.088%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.088%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.088%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.088%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 49 (4.32%) LAN
2 46 (4.06%) WAN
3 37 (3.27%) Firewall
3 37 (3.27%) Wi-Fi
4 23 (2.03%) Intrusion Detection
5 19 (1.68%) Internet
6 13 (1.15%) HTTP
7 11 (0.97%) SAN
8 9 (0.79%) Intranet
8 9 (0.79%) DNS
9 7 (0.62%) MPLS
10 6 (0.53%) ATM
11 5 (0.44%) SMS
11 5 (0.44%) Ethernet
11 5 (0.44%) Network Security
11 5 (0.44%) NAS
12 4 (0.35%) FTP
12 4 (0.35%) SMTP
12 4 (0.35%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.35%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (9.18%) SQL Server
2 50 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (3.09%) Relational Database
4 34 (3.00%) Oracle Database
5 28 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (1.85%) DB2
7 17 (1.50%) Oracle BI EE
8 13 (1.15%) Base SAS
8 13 (1.15%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (1.06%) Oracle ODI
10 11 (0.97%) Data Mining
10 11 (0.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 9 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
12 7 (0.62%) Oracle OWB
12 7 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 25 (2.21%) Visual Studio
2 20 (1.77%) Selenium
3 17 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (1.41%) JIRA
5 10 (0.88%) Appium
6 9 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
7 8 (0.71%) SpecFlow
8 6 (0.53%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.44%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.35%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.35%) Ant
10 4 (0.35%) ERwin
10 4 (0.35%) NUnit
10 4 (0.35%) Subversion
10 4 (0.35%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.26%) Maven
11 3 (0.26%) JUnit
11 3 (0.26%) Bugzilla
General
1 328 (28.95%) Banking
2 134 (11.83%) Retail
3 76 (6.71%) Telecoms
4 57 (5.03%) Retail Banking
5 41 (3.62%) Back Office
6 25 (2.21%) Marketing
7 22 (1.94%) Games
8 19 (1.68%) Law
9 16 (1.41%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.15%) Legal
10 13 (1.15%) Investment Banking
11 12 (1.06%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.53%) Front Office
13 5 (0.44%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.35%) Billing
14 4 (0.35%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.26%) Publishing
15 3 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.18%) International Banking
17 1 (0.088%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 327 (28.86%) Analyst
2 173 (15.27%) Developer
3 157 (13.86%) Project Manager
4 94 (8.30%) Business Analyst
5 83 (7.33%) Consultant
6 64 (5.65%) Architect
7 42 (3.71%) Senior Developer
8 40 (3.53%) Support Analyst
9 36 (3.18%) Senior Analyst
10 34 (3.00%) Test Manager
11 28 (2.47%) Java Developer
11 28 (2.47%) Infrastructure Manager
12 26 (2.29%) Test Analyst
12 26 (2.29%) Systems Analyst
12 26 (2.29%) Administrator
13 24 (2.12%) Data Analyst
13 24 (2.12%) IT Support
14 23 (2.03%) Senior Manager
14 23 (2.03%) PMO Analyst
15 22 (1.94%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (8.38%) .NET
2 58 (5.12%) Web Services
3 53 (4.68%) XML
4 48 (4.24%) HTML
5 35 (3.09%) ASP.NET
6 30 (2.65%) CSS
7 25 (2.21%) .NET Framework
8 23 (2.03%) Middleware
8 23 (2.03%) HTML5
9 22 (1.94%) WCF
9 22 (1.94%) J2EE
10 20 (1.77%) jQuery
11 13 (1.15%) Regular Expression
11 13 (1.15%) Sass
11 13 (1.15%) XML Schema
12 12 (1.06%) XSLT
12 12 (1.06%) Apache Flex
13 11 (0.97%) RESTful
13 11 (0.97%) REST
13 11 (0.97%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 135 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (3.27%) Computer Science
3 36 (3.18%) PMI
4 27 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 23 (2.03%) Mainframe
6 19 (1.68%) Management Information System
7 17 (1.50%) Physics
7 17 (1.50%) Credit Risk
8 12 (1.06%) Blackberry
9 11 (0.97%) Open Source
9 11 (0.97%) Social Media
9 11 (0.97%) User Experience
10 9 (0.79%) Visualisation
10 9 (0.79%) SWIFT
10 9 (0.79%) Client/Server
10 9 (0.79%) Replication
10 9 (0.79%) Data Integration
11 8 (0.71%) Statistics
11 8 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
12 7 (0.62%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 123 (10.86%) Windows
2 81 (7.15%) Linux
3 78 (6.88%) UNIX
4 35 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (1.77%) Windows 7
7 15 (1.32%) AIX
7 15 (1.32%) Windows 2000
8 12 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
9 11 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.79%) Solaris
11 6 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.35%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.35%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.26%) HPUX
14 2 (0.18%) zOS
14 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.18%) Android
14 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (14.74%) Project Management
3 126 (11.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 88 (7.77%) PRINCE2
5 75 (6.62%) Change Management
6 64 (5.65%) Analytics
7 60 (5.30%) Business Analysis
8 59 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 58 (5.12%) Business Intelligence
10 54 (4.77%) ITIL
10 54 (4.77%) Risk Management
10 54 (4.77%) Coaching
11 53 (4.68%) Investment Management
12 52 (4.59%) Mentoring
13 50 (4.41%) Information Security
14 46 (4.06%) Disaster Recovery
15 45 (3.97%) Migration
15 45 (3.97%) Wealth Management
16 44 (3.88%) TDD
16 44 (3.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 177 (15.62%) SQL
2 112 (9.89%) Java
3 87 (7.68%) C#
4 78 (6.88%) JavaScript
5 60 (5.30%) Python
6 35 (3.09%) PL/SQL
7 21 (1.85%) PHP
8 16 (1.41%) Ruby
9 13 (1.15%) Shell Script
9 13 (1.15%) XPath
9 13 (1.15%) PowerShell
9 13 (1.15%) Perl
9 13 (1.15%) VBA
10 10 (0.88%) C
10 10 (0.88%) COBOL
10 10 (0.88%) Objective-C
11 9 (0.79%) VB.NET
12 8 (0.71%) REXX
13 7 (0.62%) Assembly Language
13 7 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 175 (15.45%) Degree
2 51 (4.50%) ISEB
3 47 (4.15%) PMI Certification
4 37 (3.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 33 (2.91%) CISSP
6 32 (2.82%) ISTQB
7 20 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 13 (1.15%) PMP
9 12 (1.06%) MCSE
10 10 (0.88%) SSCP
10 10 (0.88%) CEH
11 9 (0.79%) GIAC
11 9 (0.79%) CISM
12 8 (0.71%) CISA
12 8 (0.71%) ISEB Practitioner
13 7 (0.62%) VCP4
14 6 (0.53%) APMP
14 6 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.65%) QA
2 57 (5.03%) SLA
3 26 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (1.41%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.06%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.88%) FATCA
7 9 (0.79%) COBIT
8 7 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.62%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.44%) Basel II
9 5 (0.44%) MiFID
10 4 (0.35%) ISO 9000
11 3 (0.26%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.26%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.088%) P3O
12 1 (0.088%) EMIR
12 1 (0.088%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.088%) AIFMD
System Software
1 52 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (4.15%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.97%) XenApp
4 8 (0.71%) Firmware
4 8 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (0.53%) MetaFrame
5 6 (0.53%) XenDesktop
5 6 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.44%) vSphere
6 5 (0.44%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.26%) Docker
9 2 (0.18%) vCloud
9 2 (0.18%) KVM
9 2 (0.18%) Xen
9 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.18%) RACF
10 1 (0.088%) Squid
10 1 (0.088%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (1.50%) Puppet
1 17 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (1.15%) SCCM
3 11 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.71%) Data Guard
4 8 (0.71%) Munin
4 8 (0.71%) CA Endevor
4 8 (0.71%) Nagios
4 8 (0.71%) Graphite
5 6 (0.53%) Tivoli
5 6 (0.53%) SCOM
6 5 (0.44%) Control-M
7 4 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.26%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.26%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.18%) Foglight
9 2 (0.18%) OMEGAMON
10 1 (0.088%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 170 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 112 (9.89%) Oracle
3 58 (5.12%) VMware
4 29 (2.56%) HP
5 28 (2.47%) SAP
6 23 (2.03%) Cisco
7 21 (1.85%) Citrix
8 18 (1.59%) Red Hat
8 18 (1.59%) IBM
8 18 (1.59%) Business Objects
9 14 (1.24%) Informatica
10 12 (1.06%) Cognos
11 11 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
11 11 (0.97%) Sybase
11 11 (0.97%) Fujitsu
12 9 (0.79%) Google
13 7 (0.62%) Brocade
13 7 (0.62%) Teradata
14 6 (0.53%) SolarWinds
15 5 (0.44%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £56600 - £68700 per annum + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £54000 - £68000 per annum + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Volaris Exec
Salary: £80k - £120k per annum + 100% OTE + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £17000 per annum + Uncapped commission, company car
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £68000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago