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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 804 1039 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.96% 34.07% 27.97%
As % of the General category 59.34% 71.21% 61.37%
Number of salaries quoted 450 626 626
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,350 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
UK

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
1355 1459 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.44% 47.84% 45.58%
Number of salaries quoted 772 873 988
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016.

Finance Salary Histogram in Scotland

Finance
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh 0 449 £47,500 - 100
Glasgow -2 306 £45,750 -3.68% 42
Stirling 0 26 £60,000 +26.31% 2
West Lothian +11 14 £48,750 +25.00% 1
Aberdeen 0 7 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Highlands +3 6 £50,852 -
East Lothian - 3 - -
Renfrewshire -3 1 - - 1
Perth and Kinross - 1 - - 1
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 599 (31.71%) Banking
2 500 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 386 (20.43%) SQL
4 376 (19.90%) Project Management
5 329 (17.42%) Java
6 299 (15.83%) Oracle
7 255 (13.50%) Retail
8 253 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
9 236 (12.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 232 (12.28%) Degree
11 205 (10.85%) Unix
12 179 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
13 174 (9.21%) Data Centre
14 172 (9.11%) Windows
15 155 (8.21%) SDLC
16 152 (8.05%) Telecoms
17 149 (7.89%) Python
18 146 (7.73%) Scrum
19 143 (7.57%) Linux
20 141 (7.46%) SQL Server
21 139 (7.36%) Business Analysis
21 139 (7.36%) Analytics
22 134 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
22 134 (7.09%) Microsoft
23 121 (6.41%) C#
24 118 (6.25%) TDD
25 116 (6.14%) Line Management
26 109 (5.77%) JavaScript
27 105 (5.56%) Change Management
28 104 (5.51%) Web Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 75 (3.97%) SAS
2 66 (3.49%) WebSphere
3 40 (2.12%) JBoss
4 28 (1.48%) SharePoint
5 26 (1.38%) Tomcat
6 24 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
7 22 (1.16%) Apache
8 20 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
9 16 (0.85%) Node.js
10 13 (0.69%) CMS
11 12 (0.64%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.53%) IBM Notes
13 9 (0.48%) MS Exchange
13 9 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
14 7 (0.37%) Apache Spark
14 7 (0.37%) IIS
14 7 (0.37%) Lync
15 6 (0.32%) NetWeaver
16 5 (0.26%) CICS
16 5 (0.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 88 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 41 (2.17%) MS Office
3 27 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (0.95%) MS Project
5 10 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.053%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 30 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 27 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
3 21 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
4 20 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
5 14 (0.74%) Markit EDM
5 14 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
5 14 (0.74%) Oracle iProcurement
5 14 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
6 12 (0.64%) Oracle 11i
6 12 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
7 10 (0.53%) MultiFonds
7 10 (0.53%) thinkFolio
8 9 (0.48%) Oracle Receivables
8 9 (0.48%) Oracle SCM
9 8 (0.42%) SAP PM
10 7 (0.37%) Oracle Cash Management
11 6 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
11 6 (0.32%) SAP cProjects
12 5 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 53 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.69%) Google Analytics
4 10 (0.53%) DigitalOcean
4 10 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (0.32%) Office 365
6 5 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.21%) PaaS
7 4 (0.21%) Taleo
8 3 (0.16%) SaaS
9 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.11%) IaaS
10 1 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.65%) Firewall
2 45 (2.38%) SAN
3 34 (1.80%) Network Security
4 24 (1.27%) WAN
5 22 (1.16%) LAN
5 22 (1.16%) TCP/IP
6 20 (1.06%) Internet
7 13 (0.69%) Intranet
8 11 (0.58%) HTTP
8 11 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (0.58%) SSL
8 11 (0.58%) VoIP
9 10 (0.53%) Multicast
10 9 (0.48%) FTP
10 9 (0.48%) Wireless
11 8 (0.42%) VPN
12 7 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (0.32%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (0.32%) SMS
14 5 (0.26%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 134 (7.09%) Data Warehouse
3 97 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 84 (4.45%) Oracle Database
5 72 (3.81%) RDBMS
6 61 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 54 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
8 43 (2.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 43 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 39 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
10 34 (1.80%) MySQL
11 30 (1.59%) Hadoop
12 29 (1.54%) DB2
12 29 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
13 27 (1.43%) MongoDB
14 26 (1.38%) PowerCenter
15 25 (1.32%) Data Mining
16 21 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
16 21 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
17 20 (1.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (2.59%) Maven
2 41 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 38 (2.01%) Selenium
4 36 (1.91%) Git (software)
5 31 (1.64%) JIRA
6 21 (1.11%) FitNesse
6 21 (1.11%) Subversion
7 18 (0.95%) Cucumber
8 17 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (0.85%) Ant
10 13 (0.69%) JUnit
11 11 (0.58%) Visual Studio
12 10 (0.53%) JSUnit
12 10 (0.53%) TeamCity
12 10 (0.53%) WebDriver
13 9 (0.48%) Eclipse
14 8 (0.42%) gulp
14 8 (0.42%) HP UFT
15 6 (0.32%) Grunt
15 6 (0.32%) SAP CE
General
1 599 (31.71%) Banking
2 255 (13.50%) Retail
3 152 (8.05%) Telecoms
4 81 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 76 (4.02%) Marketing
6 61 (3.23%) Financial Institution
7 53 (2.81%) Investment Banking
8 52 (2.75%) Retail Banking
9 43 (2.28%) Manufacturing
10 39 (2.06%) Billing
11 33 (1.75%) Electronics
12 28 (1.48%) Spanish Language
13 27 (1.43%) Front Office
13 27 (1.43%) Games
14 25 (1.32%) Legal
15 17 (0.90%) Law
16 13 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
17 11 (0.58%) Private Banking
18 10 (0.53%) Back Office
19 7 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 432 (22.87%) Analyst
2 274 (14.51%) Developer
3 215 (11.38%) Project Manager
4 202 (10.69%) Consultant
5 158 (8.36%) Business Analyst
6 114 (6.03%) Architect
7 95 (5.03%) Java Developer
8 63 (3.34%) IT Manager
9 58 (3.07%) Senior Analyst
10 53 (2.81%) Senior Manager
11 50 (2.65%) Technical Analyst
12 46 (2.44%) DBA
12 46 (2.44%) IT Analyst
13 44 (2.33%) Test Analyst
14 41 (2.17%) Technical Specialist
15 39 (2.06%) Systems Analyst
16 36 (1.91%) IT Project Manager
16 36 (1.91%) Solutions Architect
17 33 (1.75%) Technical Business Analyst
18 32 (1.69%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (5.51%) Web Services
2 99 (5.24%) HTML
3 97 (5.13%) .NET
4 82 (4.34%) Spring
5 76 (4.02%) CSS
6 71 (3.76%) XML
7 54 (2.86%) HTML5
8 53 (2.81%) Hibernate
9 44 (2.33%) Middleware
10 36 (1.91%) AngularJS
11 35 (1.85%) RESTful
12 33 (1.75%) JSON
13 31 (1.64%) CSS3
14 30 (1.59%) jQuery
15 25 (1.32%) Drools
15 25 (1.32%) J2EE
16 24 (1.27%) JMS
17 22 (1.16%) ASP.NET
17 22 (1.16%) REST
17 22 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 253 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
2 174 (9.21%) Data Centre
3 81 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 81 (4.29%) User Experience
4 44 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 43 (2.28%) Data Integration
6 42 (2.22%) Clustering
7 31 (1.64%) Mainframe
7 31 (1.64%) Smart Meter
8 29 (1.54%) Mobile App
9 24 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
10 23 (1.22%) Derivative
10 23 (1.22%) Replication
11 20 (1.06%) Credit Risk
11 20 (1.06%) Statistics
12 19 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (0.95%) SWIFT
14 17 (0.90%) Data Structures
15 16 (0.85%) Market Risk
16 15 (0.79%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 205 (10.85%) Unix
2 172 (9.11%) Windows
3 143 (7.57%) Linux
4 56 (2.96%) Windows Server
5 40 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (1.85%) Solaris
7 26 (1.38%) AIX
8 25 (1.32%) Android
9 18 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (0.90%) Apple iOS
11 16 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (0.69%) Windows 7
13 11 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.48%) Windows 2000
14 9 (0.48%) zOS
15 4 (0.21%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.21%) VMS
15 4 (0.21%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.16%) Windows NT
17 2 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 500 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 376 (19.90%) Project Management
3 236 (12.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 179 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
5 155 (8.21%) SDLC
6 146 (7.73%) Scrum
7 139 (7.36%) Analytics
7 139 (7.36%) Business Analysis
8 118 (6.25%) TDD
9 116 (6.14%) Line Management
10 105 (5.56%) Change Management
11 100 (5.29%) Information Security
12 96 (5.08%) PRINCE2
13 95 (5.03%) Mentoring
14 90 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
15 83 (4.39%) Risk Management
16 82 (4.34%) ITIL
17 81 (4.29%) Coaching
18 80 (4.24%) Migration
19 79 (4.18%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 386 (20.43%) SQL
2 329 (17.42%) Java
3 149 (7.89%) Python
4 121 (6.41%) C#
5 109 (5.77%) JavaScript
6 93 (4.92%) PL/SQL
7 58 (3.07%) Shell Script
8 42 (2.22%) Perl
9 41 (2.17%) C++
10 32 (1.69%) PowerShell
11 29 (1.54%) VB.NET
12 26 (1.38%) PHP
13 25 (1.32%) Ruby
14 24 (1.27%) T-SQL
15 21 (1.11%) Groovy
16 17 (0.90%) VBScript
17 15 (0.79%) VB
18 11 (0.58%) C
19 10 (0.53%) Bash Shell
20 8 (0.42%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 232 (12.28%) Degree
2 63 (3.34%) ISEB
3 37 (1.96%) CISSP
4 34 (1.80%) PMI Certification
5 27 (1.43%) PMP
6 25 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
7 24 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 23 (1.22%) CEH
8 23 (1.22%) GIAC
8 23 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 21 (1.11%) MCSE
10 20 (1.06%) CISA
10 20 (1.06%) Security Cleared
11 19 (1.01%) ISTQB
12 18 (0.95%) CISM
13 13 (0.69%) CBAP
13 13 (0.69%) IIBA
13 13 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 12 (0.64%) CIMA
14 12 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (4.92%) QA
2 42 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 28 (1.48%) SLA
4 16 (0.85%) Basel II
5 12 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (0.64%) Solvency II
6 7 (0.37%) COBIT
6 7 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.16%) FINREP
7 3 (0.16%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.16%) SEPA
8 2 (0.11%) COREP
8 2 (0.11%) FATCA
8 2 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.11%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.11%) MiFID
8 2 (0.11%) P3O
8 2 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 41 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 37 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 9 (0.48%) XenDesktop
5 8 (0.42%) Veritas File System
5 8 (0.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 8 (0.42%) XenApp
6 6 (0.32%) Squid
6 6 (0.32%) vSphere
7 5 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.21%) Docker
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.21%) RACF
8 4 (0.21%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.16%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.11%) NFS
10 2 (0.11%) UAG
10 2 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (1.91%) Puppet
3 23 (1.22%) SCCM
4 11 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
5 9 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (0.48%) SCOM
6 8 (0.42%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 6 (0.32%) HP UCMDB
7 6 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (0.26%) Ansible
8 5 (0.26%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.21%) FortiGate
9 4 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.21%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 3 (0.16%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.11%) EdgeSight
11 2 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.11%) TeamSite
11 2 (0.11%) zSecure
Vendors
1 299 (15.83%) Oracle
2 134 (7.09%) Microsoft
3 68 (3.60%) SAP
4 67 (3.55%) Informatica
5 65 (3.44%) IBM
5 65 (3.44%) VMware
6 39 (2.06%) HP
6 39 (2.06%) Sybase
7 38 (2.01%) Citrix
8 30 (1.59%) Cisco
8 30 (1.59%) Cognos
8 30 (1.59%) Teradata
9 28 (1.48%) Google
10 25 (1.32%) Red Hat
11 19 (1.01%) Tableau
12 18 (0.95%) Adobe
12 18 (0.95%) Bloomberg
13 17 (0.90%) Symantec
14 16 (0.85%) Fundtech
14 16 (0.85%) Reuters
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