The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
UK / Scotland
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 691 820 1055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 30.37% 28.27% 33.72%
As % of the General category 71.02% 61.47% 70.10%
Number of salaries quoted 452 435 651
Median salary £45,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,800 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,200 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

General Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
973 1334 1505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 42.77% 45.98% 48.10%
Number of salaries quoted 661 745 910
Median salary £45,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Finance
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Finance Salary Trend in Scotland

Finance
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Finance Salary Histogram in Scotland

Finance
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh 0 382 £45,000 -6.25% 76
Glasgow +1 272 £43,250 -10.82% 33
West Lothian -3 9 £26,750 -25.17% 1
Aberdeen -1 4 £60,000 +33.33%
Stirling -1 4 £65,000 +18.18% 1
South Lanarkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Fife +5 2 £26,500 -3.63% 1
North Lanarkshire - 2 £35,500 -
Dundee +20 1 - -
Highlands -1 1 - -
Perth and Kinross -3 1 - -
Renfrewshire -3 1 £50,375 - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £42,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £45,000 - 1
Finance
UK

Finance
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1 411 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (21.46%) SQL
3 250 (19.23%) Java
4 203 (15.62%) C#
4 203 (15.62%) Degree
5 202 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
6 194 (14.92%) Microsoft
7 192 (14.77%) Project Management
7 192 (14.77%) Banking
8 182 (14.00%) .NET
9 173 (13.31%) SQL Server
10 159 (12.23%) Oracle
11 140 (10.77%) MS Excel
12 139 (10.69%) JavaScript
13 136 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
14 117 (9.00%) Scrum
15 116 (8.92%) HTML
16 105 (8.08%) CSS
16 105 (8.08%) MVC
17 103 (7.92%) TDD
18 100 (7.69%) Analytics
19 98 (7.54%) Linux
19 98 (7.54%) AngularJS
20 94 (7.23%) ASP.NET
21 92 (7.08%) Relational Database
22 91 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
23 89 (6.85%) Windows
24 83 (6.38%) Git (software)
25 82 (6.31%) Python
25 82 (6.31%) Retail

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (3.54%) SAS
2 22 (1.69%) Apache Pig
3 21 (1.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (1.00%) CMS
4 13 (1.00%) JBoss
5 11 (0.85%) Apache Spark
5 11 (0.85%) MS Exchange
5 11 (0.85%) SharePoint
6 9 (0.69%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.62%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.54%) IIS
8 7 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.46%) Apache
10 5 (0.38%) ArcGIS
10 5 (0.38%) CICS
10 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.31%) Drupal
11 4 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 140 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.62%) MS Office
3 18 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.62%) MS Visio
7 7 (0.54%) MS Project
8 1 (0.077%) Maya
8 1 (0.077%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.00%) SAP CO
1 13 (1.00%) SAP FI
1 13 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 11 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (0.77%) Sonata
4 9 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
5 7 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.46%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.38%) assyst
7 5 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
7 5 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (0.38%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (0.31%) HFM
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 4 (0.31%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 30 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.69%) IaaS
3 9 (0.69%) SaaS
4 8 (0.62%) PaaS
5 7 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.46%) iPaaS
6 6 (0.46%) Office 365
7 5 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.31%) GitHub
9 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.077%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.077%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 69 (5.31%) Firewall
2 32 (2.46%) Network Security
3 26 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 24 (1.85%) Internet
5 18 (1.38%) LAN
5 18 (1.38%) WAN
6 17 (1.31%) DNS
6 17 (1.31%) GoToMeeting
7 16 (1.23%) SAN
8 15 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (1.00%) BGP
9 13 (1.00%) OSPF
10 12 (0.92%) Wireless
11 11 (0.85%) DHCP
11 11 (0.85%) EIGRP
11 11 (0.85%) MPLS
12 8 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (0.62%) DMVPN
12 8 (0.62%) SNA
13 7 (0.54%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (13.31%) SQL Server
2 92 (7.08%) Relational Database
3 76 (5.85%) Data Warehouse
4 56 (4.31%) RDBMS
5 47 (3.62%) Hadoop
6 43 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 42 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 37 (2.85%) Big Data
8 37 (2.85%) Oracle Database
9 32 (2.46%) Apache Hive
10 24 (1.85%) DB2
11 23 (1.77%) Data Mining
12 18 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
13 17 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
15 15 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
16 14 (1.08%) NoSQL
17 11 (0.85%) Data Mart
18 10 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
19 9 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 83 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 50 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (3.38%) Visual Studio
4 43 (3.31%) JIRA
5 39 (3.00%) Selenium
6 32 (2.46%) Axure RP
7 29 (2.23%) Jenkins
8 24 (1.85%) PowerBuilder
9 20 (1.54%) Bitbucket
10 18 (1.38%) SpecFlow
10 18 (1.38%) Subversion
11 16 (1.23%) ERwin
12 15 (1.15%) Bower
12 15 (1.15%) gulp
12 15 (1.15%) WebDriver
13 14 (1.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 13 (1.00%) Cucumber
14 13 (1.00%) NUnit
15 12 (0.92%) Grunt
15 12 (0.92%) Maven
General
1 192 (14.77%) Banking
2 82 (6.31%) Retail
3 40 (3.08%) Retail Banking
4 38 (2.92%) Legal
5 36 (2.77%) Telecoms
6 35 (2.69%) Games
7 28 (2.15%) Marketing
8 18 (1.38%) Back Office
9 17 (1.31%) Law
10 16 (1.23%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (0.85%) Advertising
12 11 (0.85%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.69%) Investment Banking
14 8 (0.62%) Billing
15 6 (0.46%) Local Government
16 5 (0.38%) Publishing
17 4 (0.31%) General Ledger
17 4 (0.31%) Private Banking
18 3 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 367 (28.23%) Developer
2 212 (16.31%) Analyst
3 99 (7.62%) Project Manager
4 97 (7.46%) Java Developer
5 92 (7.08%) Consultant
6 79 (6.08%) Senior Developer
7 69 (5.31%) Architect
8 60 (4.62%) C# Developer
9 55 (4.23%) Designer
10 49 (3.77%) .NET Developer
11 43 (3.31%) Business Analyst
11 43 (3.31%) IT Manager
11 43 (3.31%) SQL Developer
12 38 (2.92%) Infrastructure Manager
13 36 (2.77%) UX Designer
14 33 (2.54%) IT Analyst
15 30 (2.31%) Software Developer
16 29 (2.23%) Oracle Developer
17 28 (2.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
18 27 (2.08%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (14.00%) .NET
2 116 (8.92%) HTML
3 105 (8.08%) CSS
4 98 (7.54%) AngularJS
5 94 (7.23%) ASP.NET
6 73 (5.62%) XML
7 46 (3.54%) Web Services
8 45 (3.46%) HTML5
9 43 (3.31%) .NET Framework
10 37 (2.85%) Spring
11 31 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 29 (2.23%) Ember.js
13 28 (2.15%) CSS3
14 27 (2.08%) Middleware
14 27 (2.08%) RESTful
15 26 (2.00%) JSON
16 23 (1.77%) J2EE
16 23 (1.77%) jQuery
16 23 (1.77%) Node.js
16 23 (1.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 202 (15.54%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (5.15%) User Experience
3 47 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
4 42 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 34 (2.62%) Data Centre
6 29 (2.23%) Management Information System
7 26 (2.00%) Credit Risk
7 26 (2.00%) Fintech
8 20 (1.54%) Hedge funds
9 19 (1.46%) Cyberthreat
10 18 (1.38%) Virtual Team
11 15 (1.15%) Client/Server
12 13 (1.00%) Mainframe
13 12 (0.92%) Mobile App
13 12 (0.92%) Reference Data
14 11 (0.85%) Data Structures
15 9 (0.69%) Market Risk
15 9 (0.69%) Taxonomies
16 8 (0.62%) Derivative
16 8 (0.62%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 98 (7.54%) Linux
2 89 (6.85%) Windows
3 71 (5.46%) Unix
4 31 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.62%) AIX
7 8 (0.62%) Solaris
8 6 (0.46%) Android
8 6 (0.46%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.46%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.46%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.46%) zOS
9 5 (0.38%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.15%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.077%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.077%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.077%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (14.77%) Project Management
3 136 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 117 (9.00%) Scrum
5 105 (8.08%) MVC
6 103 (7.92%) TDD
7 100 (7.69%) Analytics
8 91 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
9 76 (5.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 69 (5.31%) Risk Management
10 69 (5.31%) SDLC
11 68 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
12 59 (4.54%) ITIL
12 59 (4.54%) OO
13 56 (4.31%) Data Modelling
14 55 (4.23%) Waterfall
15 53 (4.08%) Change Management
16 52 (4.00%) Business Analysis
17 49 (3.77%) SOA
18 46 (3.54%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 279 (21.46%) SQL
2 250 (19.23%) Java
3 203 (15.62%) C#
4 139 (10.69%) JavaScript
5 82 (6.31%) Python
6 79 (6.08%) PL/SQL
7 38 (2.92%) PowerShell
8 31 (2.38%) VBA
9 29 (2.23%) VB.NET
10 28 (2.15%) Perl
11 24 (1.85%) C++
12 23 (1.77%) Shell Script
13 20 (1.54%) R
14 18 (1.38%) T-SQL
15 14 (1.08%) Ruby
16 13 (1.00%) Clojure
17 12 (0.92%) PHP
18 11 (0.85%) C
19 9 (0.69%) Scala
20 8 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 203 (15.62%) Degree
2 31 (2.38%) ISEB
3 26 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (1.92%) CCNP
5 18 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (1.15%) CISSP
7 14 (1.08%) ISTQB
8 12 (0.92%) CCIE
8 12 (0.92%) CCSE
9 11 (0.85%) CCSA
9 11 (0.85%) CCSP
10 10 (0.77%) CISA
10 10 (0.77%) CISM
11 9 (0.69%) CCNA
12 7 (0.54%) IIBA
13 6 (0.46%) CBAP
14 5 (0.38%) MCSE
14 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.31%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.46%) QA
2 43 (3.31%) PMO
3 20 (1.54%) Basel III
4 18 (1.38%) SLA
5 15 (1.15%) COBIT
5 15 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.54%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.15%) MiFID
9 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.077%) EMIR
10 1 (0.077%) GDPR
10 1 (0.077%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.077%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.077%) UCITS
System Software
1 37 (2.85%) Active Directory
2 29 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.69%) Hyper-V
3 9 (0.69%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.54%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 6 (0.46%) Docker
6 5 (0.38%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.31%) NFS
7 4 (0.31%) Samba
7 4 (0.31%) Time Sharing Option
8 3 (0.23%) Firmware
8 3 (0.23%) HDFS
8 3 (0.23%) RHEV
8 3 (0.23%) XenApp
9 2 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.15%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 2 (0.15%) RACF
9 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.08%) Ambari
3 13 (1.00%) SCCM
4 11 (0.85%) FortiGate
5 10 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.77%) Puppet
6 5 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (0.38%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.38%) Mesos
7 4 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.23%) Ansible
8 3 (0.23%) Cacti
8 3 (0.23%) Nagios
8 3 (0.23%) Oozie
9 2 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.15%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 2 (0.15%) OMEGAMON
10 1 (0.077%) SCOM
10 1 (0.077%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.077%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 194 (14.92%) Microsoft
2 159 (12.23%) Oracle
3 41 (3.15%) Cisco
4 38 (2.92%) VMware
5 36 (2.77%) SAP
6 32 (2.46%) CheckPoint
7 30 (2.31%) Adobe
7 30 (2.31%) Splunk
8 23 (1.77%) IBM
9 21 (1.62%) HP
9 21 (1.62%) Perforce
9 21 (1.62%) Red Hat
10 20 (1.54%) Fortinet
10 20 (1.54%) Tableau
11 19 (1.46%) Teradata
12 17 (1.31%) F5
13 13 (1.00%) Cognos
13 13 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
14 11 (0.85%) Citrix
15 10 (0.77%) Sybase
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