The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Livingston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 5 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Finance 11 1 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 28.95% 1.59% 19.33%
As % of the General category 64.71% 3.70% 92.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 13
Average salary £41,500 - £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Finance
West Lothian

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Livingston region.

General Category
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
17 27 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 44.74% 42.86% 21.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12 26 13
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

Finance
Salary Trend in Livingston

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

Finance Salary Trend in Livingston

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Livingston 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 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) QA
3 6 (37.50%) Selenium
3 6 (37.50%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Security Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) System Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Software Delivery
5 4 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) IIS
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (25.00%) Release Management
5 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Local Government
6 3 (18.75%) Telerik
6 3 (18.75%) jQuery
6 3 (18.75%) LINQ
6 3 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (18.75%) OO
6 3 (18.75%) CSS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Livingston 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 4 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Tester
2 5 (31.25%) Automation Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) QA Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior QA Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior QA Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (18.75%) jQuery
3 3 (18.75%) LINQ
3 3 (18.75%) CSS
3 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (18.75%) HTML5
3 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
3 3 (18.75%) CSS3
4 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Security Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (25.00%) System Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (25.00%) Release Management
3 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (18.75%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) Project Governance
5 2 (12.50%) Change Control
5 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Coaching
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Telerik
3 1 (6.25%) ICL
Livingston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Livingston
Computer Futures
Salary: £39999 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago