The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 322 311 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 31.35% 27.07% 31.15%
As % of the General category 75.59% 57.81% 71.08%
Number of salaries quoted 159 200 210
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 Glasgow region.

General Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
426 538 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.48% 46.82% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 235 321 277
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Finance
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Finance Salary Trend in Glasgow

Finance
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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.

1 246 (37.39%) SQL
2 209 (31.76%) Java
3 202 (30.70%) Banking
4 170 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
5 167 (25.38%) Oracle
6 106 (16.11%) UNIX
7 105 (15.96%) Linux
8 102 (15.50%) Project Management
8 102 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
9 98 (14.89%) Investment Banking
9 98 (14.89%) Degree
9 98 (14.89%) Relational Database
10 87 (13.22%) SQL Server
11 78 (11.85%) JavaScript
12 73 (11.09%) HTML
13 72 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
14 71 (10.79%) Python
15 67 (10.18%) Web Services
16 64 (9.73%) OO
17 63 (9.57%) Investment Management
18 62 (9.42%) XML
18 62 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
19 59 (8.97%) C#
19 59 (8.97%) Spring
20 57 (8.66%) CSS
21 56 (8.51%) Sybase
22 53 (8.05%) TDD
22 53 (8.05%) Retail
23 52 (7.90%) jQuery
24 51 (7.75%) Risk Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 48 (7.29%) Tomcat
2 23 (3.50%) JBoss
3 22 (3.34%) WebSphere
4 21 (3.19%) WebLogic
5 18 (2.74%) SharePoint
6 15 (2.28%) Mule
7 11 (1.67%) Apache
8 9 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (1.22%) IIS
10 7 (1.06%) SAS
11 6 (0.91%) SugarCRM
11 6 (0.91%) Node.js
11 6 (0.91%) NetWeaver
11 6 (0.91%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.61%) CMS
13 3 (0.46%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.46%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.30%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.30%) CICS
14 2 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 50 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.26%) MS Office
3 19 (2.89%) MS Project
4 17 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (2.28%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.30%) SPSS
8 1 (0.15%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 12 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.06%) SAP BPC
3 4 (0.61%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.61%) SAP LE
3 4 (0.61%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.61%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.30%) Agresso
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.15%) Epicor Tropos
6 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.15%) Movex
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.15%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.06%) Google Compute Engine
2 7 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (0.91%) Heroku
3 6 (0.91%) OpenShift
3 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.61%) SaaS
4 4 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.13%) Firewall
2 13 (1.98%) DMZ
3 12 (1.82%) Internet
4 7 (1.06%) Wireless
4 7 (1.06%) HTTP
5 6 (0.91%) SAN
6 4 (0.61%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.46%) DNS
8 2 (0.30%) Intranet
8 2 (0.30%) DHCP
8 2 (0.30%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.30%) Network Security
9 1 (0.15%) FTP
9 1 (0.15%) VLAN
9 1 (0.15%) X.25
9 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.15%) SSL
9 1 (0.15%) LDAP
9 1 (0.15%) LAN
9 1 (0.15%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (14.89%) Relational Database
2 87 (13.22%) SQL Server
3 45 (6.84%) RDBMS
4 33 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (4.56%) Oracle Database
6 19 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (2.43%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.67%) Pentaho
8 11 (1.67%) MS Access
9 9 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (1.37%) Big Data
10 7 (1.06%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.06%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (0.91%) Apache Hive
11 6 (0.91%) SQLite
11 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.91%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 41 (6.23%) JUnit
2 22 (3.34%) Subversion
3 18 (2.74%) Git (software)
4 16 (2.43%) Selenium
5 15 (2.28%) Jenkins
6 14 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
7 12 (1.82%) Maven
8 10 (1.52%) Cucumber
9 9 (1.37%) JIRA
10 7 (1.06%) Ant
10 7 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
11 6 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.91%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.76%) Mockito
12 5 (0.76%) RSpec
12 5 (0.76%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.61%) FitNesse
13 4 (0.61%) Appium
14 3 (0.46%) SoapUI
General
1 202 (30.70%) Banking
2 98 (14.89%) Investment Banking
3 53 (8.05%) Retail
4 45 (6.84%) Telecoms
5 34 (5.17%) Private Banking
6 27 (4.10%) Retail Banking
7 26 (3.95%) Front Office
8 25 (3.80%) Financial Institution
9 22 (3.34%) Manufacturing
10 14 (2.13%) Marketing
11 12 (1.82%) Electronics
12 10 (1.52%) Back Office
13 9 (1.37%) Games
14 6 (0.91%) Legal
14 6 (0.91%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
15 4 (0.61%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.30%) Advertising
16 2 (0.30%) Publishing
17 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 234 (35.56%) Developer
2 152 (23.10%) Analyst
3 87 (13.22%) Java Developer
4 60 (9.12%) Senior Developer
5 55 (8.36%) Business Analyst
6 46 (6.99%) Architect
7 35 (5.32%) Support Analyst
8 32 (4.86%) Project Manager
9 30 (4.56%) Consultant
9 30 (4.56%) Senior Java Developer
10 24 (3.65%) Applications Support
11 21 (3.19%) Web Developer
12 20 (3.04%) Python Developer
13 18 (2.74%) Technical Business Analyst
13 18 (2.74%) Test Analyst
13 18 (2.74%) Technical Analyst
14 17 (2.58%) Applications Support Analyst
14 17 (2.58%) Senior Analyst
15 16 (2.43%) Junior
16 13 (1.98%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (11.09%) HTML
2 67 (10.18%) Web Services
3 62 (9.42%) XML
4 59 (8.97%) Spring
5 57 (8.66%) CSS
6 52 (7.90%) jQuery
7 43 (6.53%) .NET
8 39 (5.93%) Middleware
8 39 (5.93%) Hibernate
8 39 (5.93%) REST
9 37 (5.62%) JMS
10 30 (4.56%) SOAP
11 28 (4.26%) HTML5
12 25 (3.80%) JAX-RS
12 25 (3.80%) J2EE
13 24 (3.65%) ASP.NET
14 23 (3.50%) FIX Protocol
15 22 (3.34%) JSP
15 22 (3.34%) Struts
15 22 (3.34%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 102 (15.50%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (5.62%) Computer Science
3 27 (4.10%) Derivative
4 23 (3.50%) Equities
5 22 (3.34%) Mathematics
5 22 (3.34%) Market Risk
6 20 (3.04%) Physics
6 20 (3.04%) Grid Computing
7 17 (2.58%) Data Integration
8 16 (2.43%) Open Source
9 14 (2.13%) Credit Risk
9 14 (2.13%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.98%) Mobile App
11 12 (1.82%) User Experience
11 12 (1.82%) DTV
12 9 (1.37%) Fixed Income
12 9 (1.37%) SWIFT
13 8 (1.22%) iPad
14 7 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (1.06%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 106 (16.11%) UNIX
2 105 (15.96%) Linux
3 30 (4.56%) Windows
4 23 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (1.67%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.76%) Solaris
7 4 (0.61%) Android
7 4 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.61%) AIX
8 3 (0.46%) SUSE
8 3 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.46%) CentOS
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.15%) Fedora
10 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.15%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (15.50%) Project Management
3 72 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 64 (9.73%) OO
5 63 (9.57%) Investment Management
6 62 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
7 53 (8.05%) TDD
8 51 (7.75%) Risk Management
9 48 (7.29%) Business Analysis
10 47 (7.14%) Data Modelling
10 47 (7.14%) OOD
11 46 (6.99%) ETL
12 41 (6.23%) ITIL
13 39 (5.93%) Scrum
14 37 (5.62%) Wealth Management
14 37 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
15 36 (5.47%) Analytics
16 34 (5.17%) Programme Management
16 34 (5.17%) PRINCE2
17 32 (4.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 246 (37.39%) SQL
2 209 (31.76%) Java
3 78 (11.85%) JavaScript
4 71 (10.79%) Python
5 59 (8.97%) C#
6 47 (7.14%) C++
6 47 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 34 (5.17%) VBA
8 32 (4.86%) Perl
8 32 (4.86%) Shell Script
9 19 (2.89%) VB
10 17 (2.58%) T-SQL
11 11 (1.67%) PHP
12 10 (1.52%) Ruby
12 10 (1.52%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.06%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.06%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.91%) XQuery
14 6 (0.91%) XPath
14 6 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 98 (14.89%) Degree
2 19 (2.89%) ISEB
3 17 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 16 (2.43%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.52%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.52%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.37%) PMP
6 9 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.06%) CRISC
7 7 (1.06%) CISM
8 5 (0.76%) CISA
8 5 (0.76%) HND
9 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.30%) MCITP
11 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.30%) MCSE
11 2 (0.30%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.08%) QA
2 8 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.06%) SLA
4 5 (0.76%) COBIT
5 4 (0.61%) Basel III
6 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (0.91%) Docker
2 4 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (0.61%) vSphere
2 4 (0.61%) PowerHA
3 3 (0.46%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.30%) XenApp
4 2 (0.30%) RACF
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.15%) RHEV
5 1 (0.15%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.15%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
1 13 (1.98%) Puppet
2 10 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.06%) CFEngine
4 4 (0.61%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 4 (0.61%) NetBackup
4 4 (0.61%) Ganglia
5 2 (0.30%) MOM
5 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (0.30%) CA Wily
5 2 (0.30%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 167 (25.38%) Oracle
2 56 (8.51%) Sybase
3 50 (7.60%) SAP
3 50 (7.60%) Microsoft
4 42 (6.38%) IBM
5 26 (3.95%) Informatica
6 23 (3.50%) Cognos
6 23 (3.50%) Red Hat
7 15 (2.28%) Business Objects
8 14 (2.13%) HP
9 7 (1.06%) MicroStrategy
9 7 (1.06%) Google
9 7 (1.06%) Talend
10 5 (0.76%) VMware
10 5 (0.76%) Sun
11 4 (0.61%) Dell
11 4 (0.61%) EMC
11 4 (0.61%) Actimize
11 4 (0.61%) Symantec
11 4 (0.61%) Netezza
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