The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs citing Finance 16 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 27.59% 12.16% 2.00%
As % of the General category 61.54% 52.94% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 0
Average salary £42,926 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
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 Fife region.

General Category
Fife
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
26 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 44.83% 22.97% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 18
Average salary £42,926 £45,000 £150,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% -70.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,740 £32,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £150,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Finance
Salary Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Fife region.

Finance Salary Trend in Fife

Finance
Salary Histogram in Fife

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Fife region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Fife

Finance
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Fife region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline +4 11 £42,926 -4.61%
Glenrothes - 2 £45,000 -
Finance
Scotland

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Fife 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 14 (40.00%) ERP
1 14 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 12 (34.29%) Test Scripting
2 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
2 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
3 8 (22.86%) Marketing
4 6 (17.14%) QA
5 3 (8.57%) ABAP
5 3 (8.57%) .NET
5 3 (8.57%) SAP
5 3 (8.57%) SWIFT
6 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Coaching
6 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.71%) SAP ERP
6 2 (5.71%) Business Development
6 2 (5.71%) Time Management
6 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.71%) NVQ Level 4
6 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.71%) Banking
6 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
6 2 (5.71%) VB
6 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.86%) ATM
7 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.86%) C

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Fife 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 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (22.86%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Systems Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (31.43%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 6 (17.14%) Product Manager
5 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Architect
6 3 (8.57%) ABAP Developer
6 3 (8.57%) SAP Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Business Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Business Development Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Trainer
7 2 (5.71%) Development Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Tester
8 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Systems Developer
8 1 (2.86%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) SWIFT
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) ERP
2 12 (34.29%) Test Scripting
2 12 (34.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (5.71%) Business Development
3 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (5.71%) Coaching
3 2 (5.71%) Time Management
3 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
3 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
3 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.86%) Product Management
4 1 (2.86%) Software Delivery
4 1 (2.86%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) ABAP
3 2 (5.71%) VB
4 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
1 12 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) NVQ Level 4
3 1 (2.86%) HND
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) SAP