The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Livingston region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 14 12 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 1.72% 18.25% 10.75%
As % of the General category 4.35% 88.46% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 5
Average salary - £36,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +71.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
General Category
Livingston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
23 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 39.66% 20.63% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 12
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Finance
West Lothian

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 28 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (80.00%) CRM
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) PMI
1 4 (80.00%) PMI Certification
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Billing
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) VSAM
2 1 (20.00%) ISPF
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) JCL
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) CICS
2 1 (20.00%) REXX
2 1 (20.00%) zOS

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) PMI
1 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (80.00%) CRM
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) COBOL
1 1 (20.00%) JCL
1 1 (20.00%) REXX
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) PMI Certification