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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 11 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 25.58% - 34.09%
As % of the General category 52.38% - 65.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 8
Average salary £40,000 - £36,000
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
21 5 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Livingston 48.84% 20.83% 52.27%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 8
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -2.77%
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 3 September 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Livingston

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (50.00%) Web Services
3 10 (41.67%) ITIL
4 9 (37.50%) IIS
4 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Security Testing
4 9 (37.50%) System Testing
4 9 (37.50%) QA
5 8 (33.33%) Selenium
5 8 (33.33%) Release Management
5 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 8 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 8 (33.33%) Software Delivery
5 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 8 (33.33%) SDLC
6 6 (25.00%) Python
6 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (20.83%) Retail
7 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
8 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 4 (16.67%) SAN
8 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle
8 4 (16.67%) Project Planning
9 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 3 (12.50%) Life Science

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 9 (37.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.83%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (20.83%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Online Betting
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 8 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) QA Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Senior Test Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Senior QA Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) Senior QA Test Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) Senior QA Tester
5 5 (20.83%) Automation Tester
5 5 (20.83%) Senior Automation Tester
5 5 (20.83%) Tester
5 5 (20.83%) Senior Tester
5 5 (20.83%) QA Tester
6 4 (16.67%) Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
7 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (12.50%) LINQ
2 3 (12.50%) jQuery
2 3 (12.50%) HTML5
2 3 (12.50%) Entity Framework
2 3 (12.50%) CSS3
2 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Life Science
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.33%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (8.33%) IPTV
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 9 (37.50%) Security Testing
2 9 (37.50%) System Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 8 (33.33%) Release Management
3 8 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 8 (33.33%) SDLC
4 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.67%) Project Planning
5 3 (12.50%) MVC
5 3 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (12.50%) OO
5 3 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) APMP
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Telerik