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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 11 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 25.00% 17.24% 8.33%
As % of the General category 84.62% 62.50% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 3
Average salary £49,250 £39,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.28% -4.87%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
13 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 29.55% 27.59% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 6
Average salary £62,500 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -8.53%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Livingston

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Livingston region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Finance Salary Histogram in Livingston

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Automated Testing
2 7 (31.82%) QA
2 7 (31.82%) Selenium
2 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
3 6 (27.27%) Cash Management
3 6 (27.27%) Performance Testing
3 6 (27.27%) System Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 6 (27.27%) Banking
3 6 (27.27%) Retail
3 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
3 6 (27.27%) Python
4 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
5 4 (18.18%) SMS
5 4 (18.18%) Flash
5 4 (18.18%) .NET
5 4 (18.18%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (18.18%) SLA
5 4 (18.18%) ISEB
5 4 (18.18%) Cadence
5 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Management
5 4 (18.18%) Taleo
5 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (18.18%) Statistics
5 4 (18.18%) Business Development

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Taleo
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Selenium
General
1 6 (27.27%) Banking
1 6 (27.27%) Retail
1 6 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Test Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (18.18%) HR Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Service Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Strategy Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Server Support
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
1 4 (18.18%) Flash
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) Ajax
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) CSS3
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) Statistics
3 2 (9.09%) Life Science
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Automated Testing
2 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 6 (27.27%) Cash Management
3 6 (27.27%) Performance Testing
3 6 (27.27%) System Testing
4 5 (22.73%) E-Commerce
5 4 (18.18%) Business Development
5 4 (18.18%) Coaching
5 4 (18.18%) Critical Success Factor
5 4 (18.18%) Financial Modelling
5 4 (18.18%) ITSM
5 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Management
5 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Python
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (9.09%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
2 4 (18.18%) SLA
3 2 (9.09%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Cadence
1 4 (18.18%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (4.55%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 1 (4.55%) IFS
2 1 (4.55%) VMware