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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 594 493 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 39.08% 37.21% 37.88%
As % of the General category 71.91% 70.94% 77.65%
Number of salaries quoted 352 294 292
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
826 695 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 54.34% 52.45% 48.79%
Number of salaries quoted 499 452 403
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 2 October 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 266 (24.88%) Banking
2 204 (19.08%) SQL
3 181 (16.93%) Analytical Skills
4 155 (14.50%) Microsoft
5 145 (13.56%) Windows
5 145 (13.56%) Project Management
5 145 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 142 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
7 136 (12.72%) Oracle
8 128 (11.97%) Business Analysis
9 121 (11.32%) Degree
9 121 (11.32%) Retail
10 101 (9.45%) MS Excel
11 97 (9.07%) C#
12 93 (8.70%) SQL Server
13 83 (7.76%) .NET
14 82 (7.67%) Retail Banking
15 81 (7.58%) Java
16 76 (7.11%) ITIL
17 73 (6.83%) Asset Management
18 72 (6.74%) UNIX
19 71 (6.64%) PRINCE2
20 67 (6.27%) XML
20 67 (6.27%) QA
21 65 (6.08%) SAS
21 65 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
22 62 (5.80%) PL/SQL
22 62 (5.80%) MS Office
23 61 (5.71%) MS Project
24 60 (5.61%) Active Directory

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 65 (6.08%) SAS
2 30 (2.81%) MS Exchange
3 20 (1.87%) CMS
4 19 (1.78%) SharePoint
5 18 (1.68%) WebLogic
6 16 (1.50%) IBM Notes
7 14 (1.31%) NServiceBus
8 11 (1.03%) IIS
9 10 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
10 9 (0.84%) CICS
10 9 (0.84%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.47%) TeamSite
13 5 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.37%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.28%) Apache
Applications
1 101 (9.45%) MS Excel
2 62 (5.80%) MS Office
3 61 (5.71%) MS Project
4 17 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.19%) SPSS
7 1 (0.094%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.094%) FastStats
7 1 (0.094%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 50 (4.68%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (3.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 25 (2.34%) Oracle General Ledger
3 25 (2.34%) Oracle Payables
3 25 (2.34%) Oracle Receivables
4 17 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
5 16 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
6 14 (1.31%) Oracle Cash Management
6 14 (1.31%) Oracle iProcurement
7 13 (1.22%) Oracle 11i
8 12 (1.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 12 (1.12%) Oracle Assets
9 11 (1.03%) Markit EDM
10 7 (0.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 7 (0.65%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 6 (0.56%) WebTrends
11 6 (0.56%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.47%) Oracle iRecruitment
13 4 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
13 4 (0.37%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (0.84%) Office 365
3 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.37%) SaaS
5 1 (0.094%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.90%) DNS
2 27 (2.53%) WAN
3 25 (2.34%) LAN
4 23 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
5 22 (2.06%) Firewall
6 16 (1.50%) SAN
7 13 (1.22%) Internet
8 12 (1.12%) HTTP
9 11 (1.03%) NetScaler
10 9 (0.84%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (0.84%) Ethernet
10 9 (0.84%) VoIP
11 8 (0.75%) FTP
11 8 (0.75%) MPLS
12 7 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
12 7 (0.65%) TCP/IP
13 6 (0.56%) DMZ
13 6 (0.56%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.56%) SMTP
13 6 (0.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 55 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (3.09%) Relational Database
4 32 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (2.15%) RDBMS
6 21 (1.96%) Oracle Database
7 19 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (1.50%) Oracle BI EE
9 13 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
9 13 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (0.84%) DB2
11 9 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (0.84%) MySQL
11 9 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.84%) Oracle ODI
11 9 (0.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 8 (0.75%) Big Data
12 8 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (0.75%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 31 (2.90%) Visual Studio
2 22 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (1.59%) SpecFlow
4 11 (1.03%) JIRA
5 9 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
6 8 (0.75%) Selenium
6 8 (0.75%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (0.56%) Subversion
9 5 (0.47%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.47%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.37%) Moq
10 4 (0.37%) Appium
10 4 (0.37%) Maven
10 4 (0.37%) Toad
10 4 (0.37%) Ant
10 4 (0.37%) NUnit
11 3 (0.28%) ERwin
11 3 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 266 (24.88%) Banking
2 121 (11.32%) Retail
3 82 (7.67%) Retail Banking
4 44 (4.12%) Marketing
5 31 (2.90%) Back Office
6 23 (2.15%) Financial Institution
7 19 (1.78%) Investment Banking
7 19 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.50%) General Ledger
9 14 (1.31%) Legal
10 12 (1.12%) Billing
11 11 (1.03%) French Language
12 7 (0.65%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.65%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.56%) Advertising
13 6 (0.56%) Front Office
14 5 (0.47%) International Banking
15 4 (0.37%) Law
16 3 (0.28%) Games
17 2 (0.19%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 366 (34.24%) Analyst
2 145 (13.56%) Developer
3 143 (13.38%) Project Manager
4 111 (10.38%) Business Analyst
5 66 (6.17%) Consultant
6 46 (4.30%) Systems Analyst
7 45 (4.21%) IT Project Manager
8 42 (3.93%) Architect
9 35 (3.27%) Support Analyst
9 35 (3.27%) Senior Analyst
10 34 (3.18%) Administrator
10 34 (3.18%) Java Developer
10 34 (3.18%) PMO Analyst
11 31 (2.90%) Applications Support
12 28 (2.62%) Senior Developer
12 28 (2.62%) Test Analyst
13 26 (2.43%) Programmer
14 24 (2.25%) Test Manager
15 21 (1.96%) Applications Developer
16 20 (1.87%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (7.76%) .NET
2 67 (6.27%) XML
3 49 (4.58%) HTML
4 31 (2.90%) jQuery
5 28 (2.62%) ASP.NET
6 25 (2.34%) CSS
7 24 (2.25%) J2EE
8 21 (1.96%) .NET Framework
9 20 (1.87%) Web Services
9 20 (1.87%) WCF
10 19 (1.78%) AngularJS
10 19 (1.78%) Middleware
11 18 (1.68%) HTML5
12 17 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 16 (1.50%) SOAP
14 15 (1.40%) NHibernate
14 15 (1.40%) Sass
14 15 (1.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (1.31%) Castle Windsor
16 12 (1.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 181 (16.93%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (4.77%) PMI
3 34 (3.18%) Computer Science
4 31 (2.90%) Mainframe
5 23 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 20 (1.87%) Clustering
6 20 (1.87%) Open Source
7 17 (1.59%) Credit Risk
8 16 (1.50%) Replication
9 15 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
10 14 (1.31%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.22%) Blackberry
12 12 (1.12%) Mobile App
13 11 (1.03%) Statistics
14 10 (0.94%) Mathematics
15 8 (0.75%) N-Tier
16 7 (0.65%) IBM Mainframe
16 7 (0.65%) User Experience
16 7 (0.65%) Social Media
17 6 (0.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 145 (13.56%) Windows
2 72 (6.74%) UNIX
3 59 (5.52%) Linux
4 45 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (2.34%) Windows 2000
7 17 (1.59%) AIX
8 15 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
9 13 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.94%) Solaris
11 8 (0.75%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.65%) HPUX
13 6 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (0.47%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.47%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.28%) Android
16 3 (0.28%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.19%) Debian
17 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (13.56%) Project Management
1 145 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 142 (13.28%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (11.97%) Business Analysis
4 76 (7.11%) ITIL
5 73 (6.83%) Asset Management
6 71 (6.64%) PRINCE2
7 65 (6.08%) Business Intelligence
8 59 (5.52%) Risk Management
9 56 (5.24%) Scrum
10 55 (5.14%) Change Management
11 51 (4.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 43 (4.02%) PRINCE
12 43 (4.02%) Analytics
13 42 (3.93%) Workflow
14 39 (3.65%) Information Security
14 39 (3.65%) Line Management
15 38 (3.55%) Mentoring
15 38 (3.55%) Service Delivery
16 36 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 204 (19.08%) SQL
2 97 (9.07%) C#
3 81 (7.58%) Java
4 62 (5.80%) PL/SQL
5 53 (4.96%) JavaScript
6 17 (1.59%) Shell Script
7 16 (1.50%) PowerShell
7 16 (1.50%) Perl
8 13 (1.22%) C
9 12 (1.12%) VBA
10 11 (1.03%) Python
10 11 (1.03%) COBOL
11 8 (0.75%) C++
11 8 (0.75%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.65%) Assembly Language
12 7 (0.65%) REXX
13 6 (0.56%) JCL
13 6 (0.56%) Ruby
13 6 (0.56%) VB.NET
14 5 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 121 (11.32%) Degree
2 54 (5.05%) PMI Certification
3 37 (3.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 37 (3.46%) ISEB
4 34 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (2.43%) CISSP
6 22 (2.06%) MCSE
7 21 (1.96%) ISTQB
8 20 (1.87%) CEH
9 16 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (1.12%) MCITP
11 11 (1.03%) APMP
11 11 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (0.94%) CCA
12 10 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
13 9 (0.84%) CISM
14 6 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (0.56%) IIBA
14 6 (0.56%) CBAP
15 5 (0.47%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.27%) QA
2 32 (2.99%) SLA
3 14 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (0.84%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.65%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.28%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.28%) FATCA
8 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.19%) COBIT
8 2 (0.19%) MiFID
8 2 (0.19%) Basel II
9 1 (0.094%) Basel III
9 1 (0.094%) COREP
System Software
1 60 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 49 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.22%) XenApp
4 12 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (1.03%) MetaFrame
6 8 (0.75%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (0.47%) XenServer
8 4 (0.37%) vSphere
8 4 (0.37%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.28%) Firmware
9 3 (0.28%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.19%) Docker
10 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.19%) vCloud
11 1 (0.094%) KVM
11 1 (0.094%) Gluster
11 1 (0.094%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.094%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.094%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.094%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 13 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.75%) Data Guard
3 7 (0.65%) CA Endevor
3 7 (0.65%) SCCM
4 3 (0.28%) Puppet
4 3 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.19%) WSUS
6 1 (0.094%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.094%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.094%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.094%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.094%) Foglight
6 1 (0.094%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 155 (14.50%) Microsoft
2 136 (12.72%) Oracle
3 57 (5.33%) VMware
4 42 (3.93%) Citrix
5 40 (3.74%) HP
6 23 (2.15%) Cisco
7 19 (1.78%) Twitter
8 17 (1.59%) IBM
9 16 (1.50%) Lotus
10 15 (1.40%) Google
11 13 (1.22%) Informatica
11 13 (1.22%) SAP
12 10 (0.94%) Brocade
13 9 (0.84%) Red Hat
14 8 (0.75%) EMC
14 8 (0.75%) GoldenSource
15 7 (0.65%) Fujitsu
15 7 (0.65%) Nortel
15 7 (0.65%) Avaya
15 7 (0.65%) Juniper
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Churchill Frank
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: Competitive salary based on experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Standard Life
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Tesco Bank
Salary: benefits dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £54000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £74000 - £79000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago