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

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 595 568 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.29% 38.61% 36.05%
As % of the General category 73.55% 73.86% 73.14%
Number of salaries quoted 391 360 300
Average salary £45,000 £47,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +11.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
809 769 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 56.14% 52.28% 49.29%
Number of salaries quoted 489 500 398
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 17 December 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 297 (26.12%) Banking
2 206 (18.12%) SQL
3 187 (16.45%) Microsoft
4 178 (15.66%) Project Management
5 174 (15.30%) Agile Software Development
6 168 (14.78%) Degree
7 164 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
8 146 (12.84%) Windows
9 137 (12.05%) Oracle
10 133 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 124 (10.91%) Retail
12 118 (10.38%) SQL Server
13 115 (10.11%) C#
14 110 (9.67%) MS Excel
15 109 (9.59%) .NET
16 103 (9.06%) Business Analysis
17 98 (8.62%) Java
18 81 (7.12%) PRINCE2
19 78 (6.86%) Retail Banking
20 76 (6.68%) Change Management
21 72 (6.33%) Linux
22 69 (6.07%) XML
22 69 (6.07%) UNIX
23 66 (5.80%) JavaScript
24 64 (5.63%) QA
25 63 (5.54%) Scrum
25 63 (5.54%) Continuous Improvement
25 63 (5.54%) Analytics
26 62 (5.45%) PMI Certification
26 62 (5.45%) Risk Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 58 (5.10%) SAS
2 28 (2.46%) MS Exchange
3 25 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 20 (1.76%) WebLogic
4 20 (1.76%) CMS
5 13 (1.14%) NServiceBus
6 12 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
6 12 (1.06%) WebSphere
7 11 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (0.88%) CICS
8 10 (0.88%) IIS
9 7 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (0.62%) IBM Notes
9 7 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.53%) TeamSite
10 6 (0.53%) Apache
10 6 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (0.44%) Oracle Beehive
11 5 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 110 (9.67%) MS Excel
2 59 (5.19%) MS Office
3 37 (3.25%) MS Project
4 14 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.35%) SPSS
7 1 (0.088%) FastStats
7 1 (0.088%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.088%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (1.93%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (1.50%) Markit EDM
2 17 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (1.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 13 (1.14%) Oracle Receivables
4 13 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
6 9 (0.79%) Oracle 11i
7 7 (0.62%) Oracle iProcurement
7 7 (0.62%) WebTrends
8 6 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
8 6 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
9 5 (0.44%) Finacle
9 5 (0.44%) Temenos T24
9 5 (0.44%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.44%) Oracle iRecruitment
10 4 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
11 3 (0.26%) FRx
11 3 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
11 3 (0.26%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.79%) Office 365
4 8 (0.70%) SaaS
5 7 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.088%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.87%) LAN
1 44 (3.87%) WAN
2 40 (3.52%) Wi-Fi
3 31 (2.73%) Firewall
4 25 (2.20%) DNS
5 15 (1.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (1.32%) HTTP
6 14 (1.23%) SAN
7 11 (0.97%) NetScaler
7 11 (0.97%) Internet
8 8 (0.70%) MPLS
8 8 (0.70%) Ethernet
8 8 (0.70%) FTP
8 8 (0.70%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.70%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (0.62%) DMZ
10 6 (0.53%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.53%) SMTP
10 6 (0.53%) FCoE
11 5 (0.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
4 35 (3.08%) Oracle Database
5 34 (2.99%) Relational Database
6 22 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (1.41%) RDBMS
8 13 (1.14%) DB2
9 12 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
10 11 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 10 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (0.79%) Oracle ODI
12 9 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
12 9 (0.79%) Data Mining
12 9 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
13 8 (0.70%) Base SAS
14 7 (0.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 7 (0.62%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 38 (3.34%) Visual Studio
2 24 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (1.85%) JIRA
4 16 (1.41%) SpecFlow
5 13 (1.14%) Selenium
6 10 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
6 10 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
7 8 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (0.62%) Git (software)
8 7 (0.62%) Appium
9 6 (0.53%) NUnit
9 6 (0.53%) Subversion
10 5 (0.44%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.44%) Moq
11 4 (0.35%) ERwin
11 4 (0.35%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.26%) Bugzilla
13 2 (0.18%) PowerDesigner
13 2 (0.18%) LoadRunner
13 2 (0.18%) MSI
General
1 297 (26.12%) Banking
2 124 (10.91%) Retail
3 78 (6.86%) Retail Banking
4 46 (4.05%) Back Office
5 40 (3.52%) Marketing
6 35 (3.08%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.93%) Financial Institution
8 13 (1.14%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.14%) Games
9 11 (0.97%) Legal
10 9 (0.79%) General Ledger
11 7 (0.62%) French Language
11 7 (0.62%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.53%) Billing
12 6 (0.53%) Law
13 5 (0.44%) International Banking
14 4 (0.35%) Front Office
14 4 (0.35%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.088%) German Language
15 1 (0.088%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 371 (32.63%) Analyst
2 165 (14.51%) Developer
3 147 (12.93%) Project Manager
4 126 (11.08%) Business Analyst
5 64 (5.63%) Consultant
6 49 (4.31%) Architect
7 41 (3.61%) Support Analyst
8 38 (3.34%) Systems Analyst
9 37 (3.25%) Senior Analyst
10 35 (3.08%) Test Manager
10 35 (3.08%) Senior Developer
10 35 (3.08%) IT Project Manager
11 34 (2.99%) Administrator
12 29 (2.55%) Applications Support
13 27 (2.37%) Java Developer
14 24 (2.11%) Test Analyst
14 24 (2.11%) Data Analyst
14 24 (2.11%) Programmer
15 23 (2.02%) PMO Analyst
15 23 (2.02%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (9.59%) .NET
2 69 (6.07%) XML
3 48 (4.22%) HTML
4 41 (3.61%) ASP.NET
5 36 (3.17%) jQuery
6 34 (2.99%) Web Services
7 32 (2.81%) .NET Framework
8 31 (2.73%) WCF
9 30 (2.64%) CSS
10 22 (1.93%) J2EE
11 21 (1.85%) HTML5
12 18 (1.58%) AngularJS
13 17 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (1.41%) Middleware
15 15 (1.32%) NHibernate
16 14 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 14 (1.23%) Sass
17 13 (1.14%) Castle Windsor
18 12 (1.06%) Regular Expression
19 9 (0.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 164 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (4.31%) Computer Science
3 48 (4.22%) PMI
4 28 (2.46%) Mainframe
5 25 (2.20%) Mathematics
6 23 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 19 (1.67%) Open Source
8 18 (1.58%) Credit Risk
9 16 (1.41%) Client/Server
9 16 (1.41%) Physics
10 12 (1.06%) Blackberry
10 12 (1.06%) Replication
10 12 (1.06%) SWIFT
10 12 (1.06%) Mobile App
11 11 (0.97%) Social Media
12 10 (0.88%) Visualisation
12 10 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.70%) Clustering
13 8 (0.70%) Economics
13 8 (0.70%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 146 (12.84%) Windows
2 72 (6.33%) Linux
3 69 (6.07%) UNIX
4 47 (4.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (3.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (2.37%) Windows 2000
7 15 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
7 15 (1.32%) AIX
8 9 (0.79%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.79%) Solaris
9 7 (0.62%) HPUX
10 6 (0.53%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.35%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.26%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.26%) Android
13 2 (0.18%) zOS
13 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (15.66%) Project Management
2 174 (15.30%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (11.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 103 (9.06%) Business Analysis
5 81 (7.12%) PRINCE2
6 76 (6.68%) Change Management
7 63 (5.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 63 (5.54%) Analytics
7 63 (5.54%) Scrum
8 62 (5.45%) Risk Management
9 57 (5.01%) ITIL
10 56 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
10 56 (4.93%) Asset Management
11 51 (4.49%) Mentoring
12 49 (4.31%) Service Delivery
13 48 (4.22%) Migration
14 47 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
15 42 (3.69%) Workflow
16 41 (3.61%) Information Security
16 41 (3.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 206 (18.12%) SQL
2 115 (10.11%) C#
3 98 (8.62%) Java
4 66 (5.80%) JavaScript
5 53 (4.66%) PL/SQL
6 30 (2.64%) Python
7 17 (1.50%) PowerShell
7 17 (1.50%) Shell Script
8 16 (1.41%) Perl
9 12 (1.06%) PHP
9 12 (1.06%) C
9 12 (1.06%) COBOL
9 12 (1.06%) Ruby
10 10 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 10 (0.88%) VBA
11 8 (0.70%) REXX
11 8 (0.70%) VB.NET
11 8 (0.70%) XPath
12 7 (0.62%) Objective-C
12 7 (0.62%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 168 (14.78%) Degree
2 62 (5.45%) PMI Certification
3 45 (3.96%) ISEB
4 35 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 32 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (2.11%) CISSP
6 24 (2.11%) ISTQB
7 18 (1.58%) CEH
8 17 (1.50%) MCSE
9 16 (1.41%) PMP
9 16 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (0.97%) APMP
11 10 (0.88%) CCA
11 10 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (0.88%) SSCP
12 9 (0.79%) GIAC
13 8 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.62%) MCITP
14 7 (0.62%) CISA
15 6 (0.53%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.63%) QA
2 48 (4.22%) SLA
3 11 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (0.88%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.53%) COBIT
6 4 (0.35%) MiFID
6 4 (0.35%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.35%) FATCA
7 3 (0.26%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.26%) Basel II
8 1 (0.088%) P3O
System Software
1 56 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (4.84%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.32%) XenApp
4 12 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
5 11 (0.97%) MetaFrame
6 10 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (0.70%) Firmware
8 4 (0.35%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.35%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.35%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.35%) vSphere
9 3 (0.26%) Docker
10 2 (0.18%) RACF
10 2 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.18%) Xen
10 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.18%) XenServer
10 2 (0.18%) vCloud
10 2 (0.18%) KVM
11 1 (0.088%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (1.06%) SCCM
1 12 (1.06%) Data Guard
2 8 (0.70%) CA Endevor
2 8 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.53%) Tivoli
3 6 (0.53%) Puppet
3 6 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.44%) SCOM
5 3 (0.26%) Graphite
5 3 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.26%) Munin
5 3 (0.26%) Nagios
6 2 (0.18%) Control-M
6 2 (0.18%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.18%) Foglight
6 2 (0.18%) WSUS
6 2 (0.18%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.088%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.088%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 187 (16.45%) Microsoft
2 137 (12.05%) Oracle
3 60 (5.28%) VMware
4 38 (3.34%) HP
5 36 (3.17%) Citrix
6 28 (2.46%) Cisco
7 22 (1.93%) IBM
8 19 (1.67%) Red Hat
9 16 (1.41%) Twitter
10 15 (1.32%) Sybase
11 14 (1.23%) SAP
11 14 (1.23%) Google
12 11 (0.97%) Brocade
13 9 (0.79%) Business Objects
13 9 (0.79%) Informatica
14 8 (0.70%) Cognos
15 7 (0.62%) Fujitsu
15 7 (0.62%) Teradata
15 7 (0.62%) Lotus
15 7 (0.62%) Avaya
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Esum
Salary: Unspecified Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £46000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Muse Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 8 days ago