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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 7 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Finance 4 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 10.00% 2.08% 12.50%
As % of the General category 44.44% 20.00% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 7
Average salary £47,500 £25,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.00% -7.40%
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
9 5 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Fife 22.50% 10.42% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 17
Average salary £31,500 £17,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £17,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £23,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +7 3 £47,500 +90.00%
Glenrothes - 1 £33,000 -
Finance
Scotland

Finance
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) QA
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Sage
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Management
2 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Software Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (16.67%) Coaching
1 1 (16.67%) Workflow
1 1 (16.67%) Operations Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Sage
1 1 (16.67%) Fujitsu