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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 890 1068 1059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.28% 32.99% 28.78%
As % of the General category 71.09% 68.68% 63.00%
Number of salaries quoted 472 610 646
Median salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
1252 1555 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.41% 48.04% 45.68%
Number of salaries quoted 671 896 1044
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £62,500 £68,000
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 30 August 2016.

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 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 489 £51,000 +4.50% 54
Glasgow 0 355 £45,000 - 12
Aberdeenshire - 12 - -
Aberdeen +7 11 £45,000 - 2
West Lothian -1 9 £28,500 -28.75% 2
Renfrewshire -2 4 £22,750 -
Stirling -11 3 £50,000 -9.09% 7
Dundee +14 1 £40,000 -5.88%
North Lanarkshire 0 1 £37,500 - 2
Fife -10 1 £32,500 -24.28%
Midlothian - 1 £35,000 -
Inverclyde - 1 £65,000 -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Finance.

1 597 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
2 441 (24.03%) Banking
3 415 (22.62%) Java
4 326 (17.77%) Oracle
5 324 (17.66%) SQL
6 305 (16.62%) Project Management
7 293 (15.97%) Degree
8 290 (15.80%) Analytical Skills
9 255 (13.90%) Retail
10 253 (13.79%) JavaScript
11 230 (12.53%) SQL Server
12 225 (12.26%) C#
13 223 (12.15%) HTML
14 220 (11.99%) SDLC
15 212 (11.55%) .NET
16 204 (11.12%) Stakeholder Management
17 198 (10.79%) Scrum
18 193 (10.52%) CSS
19 189 (10.30%) Microsoft
20 188 (10.25%) Business Intelligence
21 168 (9.16%) Unix
22 167 (9.10%) TDD
23 156 (8.50%) Python
24 152 (8.28%) Linux
25 142 (7.74%) MS Excel
25 142 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
26 141 (7.68%) Software Engineering
27 130 (7.08%) Relational Database
28 128 (6.98%) Windows
29 126 (6.87%) Data Centre

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 49 (2.67%) SAS
2 40 (2.18%) Tomcat
3 31 (1.69%) CMS
4 29 (1.58%) Apache Spark
5 22 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 21 (1.14%) IIS
7 20 (1.09%) Apache Qpid
8 16 (0.87%) Apache
9 14 (0.76%) GemFire
10 13 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
11 12 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
11 12 (0.65%) Confluence
12 11 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (0.60%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.54%) CICS
13 10 (0.54%) Documentum
13 10 (0.54%) MQSeries
14 9 (0.49%) JBoss
14 9 (0.49%) Mule
14 9 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 142 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 56 (3.05%) MS Office
3 44 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (0.87%) MS Project
4 16 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.11%) Open Workbench
6 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.11%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 24 (1.31%) Cognos TM1
2 20 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 18 (0.98%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 18 (0.98%) Cognos Controller
4 13 (0.71%) Markit EDM
5 11 (0.60%) SAP BPC
5 11 (0.60%) SAP CO
5 11 (0.60%) SAP FI
5 11 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
6 10 (0.54%) Hyperion Planning
6 10 (0.54%) SAP HCM
6 10 (0.54%) SAP HR
6 10 (0.54%) Sonata
7 9 (0.49%) HFM
8 7 (0.38%) MultiFonds
8 7 (0.38%) thinkFolio
9 6 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
9 6 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
10 5 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 56 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (2.72%) PaaS
3 44 (2.40%) IaaS
4 41 (2.23%) SaaS
5 31 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 31 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
5 31 (1.69%) Amazon S3
6 15 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (0.65%) GitHub
7 12 (0.65%) Google App Engine
7 12 (0.65%) Google Compute Engine
7 12 (0.65%) Heroku
8 8 (0.44%) Office 365
9 4 (0.22%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.11%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (0.054%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 80 (4.36%) Firewall
2 43 (2.34%) TCP/IP
3 33 (1.80%) DNS
4 30 (1.63%) LAN
4 30 (1.63%) WAN
5 27 (1.47%) BGP
5 27 (1.47%) EIGRP
6 23 (1.25%) DHCP
6 23 (1.25%) Internet
6 23 (1.25%) Network Security
7 22 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
7 22 (1.20%) DMVPN
7 22 (1.20%) MPLS
7 22 (1.20%) OSPF
7 22 (1.20%) SNA
7 22 (1.20%) Wireless
8 18 (0.98%) HTTP
9 14 (0.76%) LDAP
10 12 (0.65%) AMQP
10 12 (0.65%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (12.53%) SQL Server
2 130 (7.08%) Relational Database
3 93 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
4 85 (4.63%) RDBMS
5 72 (3.92%) Big Data
6 56 (3.05%) NoSQL
7 55 (3.00%) Hadoop
8 50 (2.72%) MongoDB
9 43 (2.34%) Oracle Database
10 42 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
11 35 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 31 (1.69%) MySQL
13 30 (1.63%) Oracle BI EE
14 25 (1.36%) Apache Hive
15 24 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 22 (1.20%) OLAP
16 22 (1.20%) QlikView
17 20 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
18 19 (1.04%) DB2
19 18 (0.98%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 114 (6.21%) Git (software)
2 82 (4.47%) Jenkins
3 80 (4.36%) Maven
4 72 (3.92%) JIRA
5 68 (3.71%) Subversion
6 61 (3.32%) Selenium
7 48 (2.62%) Cucumber
8 41 (2.23%) Ant
9 40 (2.18%) gulp
10 36 (1.96%) Grunt
11 33 (1.80%) Visual Studio
12 26 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (1.36%) Bower
13 25 (1.36%) TeamCity
14 23 (1.25%) JUnit
15 22 (1.20%) Eclipse
16 16 (0.87%) HP UFT
17 15 (0.82%) PowerBuilder
18 14 (0.76%) IntelliJ
19 12 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 441 (24.03%) Banking
2 255 (13.90%) Retail
3 107 (5.83%) Investment Banking
4 98 (5.34%) Telecoms
5 67 (3.65%) Marketing
6 62 (3.38%) Retail Banking
7 61 (3.32%) Games
8 54 (2.94%) Financial Institution
9 43 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 30 (1.63%) Billing
10 30 (1.63%) Manufacturing
11 27 (1.47%) Local Government
12 24 (1.31%) Back Office
13 23 (1.25%) Law
14 20 (1.09%) Electronics
14 20 (1.09%) Private Banking
15 18 (0.98%) Front Office
16 17 (0.93%) Legal
17 12 (0.65%) General Ledger
17 12 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 478 (26.05%) Developer
2 338 (18.42%) Analyst
3 169 (9.21%) Project Manager
4 138 (7.52%) Consultant
5 132 (7.19%) Java Developer
6 123 (6.70%) Architect
7 86 (4.69%) Business Analyst
8 76 (4.14%) Senior Analyst
9 74 (4.03%) C# Developer
10 71 (3.87%) Senior Developer
11 67 (3.65%) IT Manager
12 63 (3.43%) .NET Developer
13 54 (2.94%) IT Analyst
13 54 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
14 49 (2.67%) Software Developer
15 46 (2.51%) Infrastructure Manager
16 43 (2.34%) Infrastructure Project Manager
17 42 (2.29%) Development Manager
18 41 (2.23%) Web Developer
19 40 (2.18%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (12.15%) HTML
2 212 (11.55%) .NET
3 193 (10.52%) CSS
4 123 (6.70%) HTML5
5 99 (5.40%) Spring
6 98 (5.34%) AngularJS
7 95 (5.18%) REST
8 94 (5.12%) jQuery
9 88 (4.80%) ASP.NET
10 79 (4.31%) CSS3
11 72 (3.92%) XML
12 64 (3.49%) Web Services
13 58 (3.16%) Hibernate
14 57 (3.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 52 (2.83%) .NET Framework
16 47 (2.56%) JMS
17 41 (2.23%) J2EE
18 39 (2.13%) JSON
19 38 (2.07%) Sass
20 37 (2.02%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 290 (15.80%) Analytical Skills
2 126 (6.87%) Data Centre
3 110 (5.99%) User Experience
4 92 (5.01%) Computer Science
5 62 (3.38%) Visualisation
6 49 (2.67%) Virtual Team
7 48 (2.62%) Management Information System
8 42 (2.29%) Derivative
9 41 (2.23%) Fixed Income
9 41 (2.23%) Market Risk
10 40 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
11 33 (1.80%) Data Integration
12 32 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
13 30 (1.63%) Mathematics
14 25 (1.36%) Client/Server
14 25 (1.36%) Mainframe
14 25 (1.36%) Social Media
15 24 (1.31%) Reference Data
16 21 (1.14%) Equities
17 17 (0.93%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 168 (9.16%) Unix
2 152 (8.28%) Linux
3 128 (6.98%) Windows
4 30 (1.63%) Windows Server
5 27 (1.47%) Solaris
6 26 (1.42%) Android
7 24 (1.31%) Apple iOS
8 13 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.54%) AIX
9 10 (0.54%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.49%) zOS
11 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.11%) MVS
12 2 (0.11%) OS/400
13 1 (0.054%) Debian
13 1 (0.054%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.054%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 597 (32.53%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (16.62%) Project Management
3 220 (11.99%) SDLC
4 204 (11.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 198 (10.79%) Scrum
6 188 (10.25%) Business Intelligence
7 167 (9.10%) TDD
8 142 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
9 141 (7.68%) Software Engineering
10 123 (6.70%) Business Analysis
11 119 (6.49%) Analytics
12 103 (5.61%) OO
13 101 (5.50%) Web Development
14 98 (5.34%) Asset Management
15 96 (5.23%) Continuous Improvement
16 92 (5.01%) Mentoring
17 80 (4.36%) ITIL
17 80 (4.36%) Service Delivery
18 79 (4.31%) Data Management
18 79 (4.31%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 415 (22.62%) Java
2 324 (17.66%) SQL
3 253 (13.79%) JavaScript
4 225 (12.26%) C#
5 156 (8.50%) Python
6 99 (5.40%) Perl
7 59 (3.22%) PL/SQL
8 58 (3.16%) C++
9 48 (2.62%) Shell Script
10 37 (2.02%) Ruby
11 34 (1.85%) PowerShell
12 31 (1.69%) VBA
13 30 (1.63%) Scala
14 21 (1.14%) T-SQL
15 19 (1.04%) Bash Shell
16 15 (0.82%) VBScript
17 13 (0.71%) C
18 12 (0.65%) Groovy
18 12 (0.65%) R
18 12 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 293 (15.97%) Degree
2 44 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (2.29%) CCNP
4 28 (1.53%) CCNA
5 24 (1.31%) CCIE
5 24 (1.31%) CISSP
6 23 (1.25%) CISM
7 19 (1.04%) ISTQB
8 17 (0.93%) CISA
9 16 (0.87%) PMI Certification
10 12 (0.65%) ISEB
11 11 (0.60%) CCSA
11 11 (0.60%) CCSE
11 11 (0.60%) CCSP
11 11 (0.60%) CRISC
11 11 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (0.60%) PMP
11 11 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 10 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (0.49%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (4.80%) QA
2 33 (1.80%) SLA
3 29 (1.58%) COBIT
3 29 (1.58%) Data Quality
4 16 (0.87%) MiFID
5 12 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.49%) Basel II
7 5 (0.27%) Basel III
7 5 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.27%) EMIR
7 5 (0.27%) PMBOK
7 5 (0.27%) UCITS
8 4 (0.22%) IAS 39
9 3 (0.16%) ISO 8583
9 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 7816
9 3 (0.16%) P3O
9 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 60 (3.27%) Docker
2 30 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.42%) Active Directory
4 16 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.54%) RACF
6 9 (0.49%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 9 (0.49%) Time Sharing Option
7 6 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.27%) Firmware
8 5 (0.27%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.22%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.16%) vSphere
11 2 (0.11%) HDFS
11 2 (0.11%) Squid
12 1 (0.054%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.054%) MetaFrame
12 1 (0.054%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.054%) Veritas File System
12 1 (0.054%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.054%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 42 (2.29%) Mesos
2 39 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 39 (2.13%) Puppet
3 31 (1.69%) Kubernetes
4 20 (1.09%) Rundeck
5 14 (0.76%) SCCM
6 12 (0.65%) CFEngine
6 12 (0.65%) Oozie
7 11 (0.60%) Capistrano
7 11 (0.60%) FortiGate
8 8 (0.44%) Ansible
8 8 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.38%) zSecure
10 5 (0.27%) SCOM
11 4 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.22%) QRadar
12 3 (0.16%) Fluentd
12 3 (0.16%) MOM
12 3 (0.16%) Nagios
12 3 (0.16%) Nessus
Vendors
1 326 (17.77%) Oracle
2 189 (10.30%) Microsoft
3 92 (5.01%) Sybase
4 79 (4.31%) SAP
5 66 (3.60%) IBM
6 55 (3.00%) Cognos
7 49 (2.67%) VMware
8 46 (2.51%) Informatica
9 43 (2.34%) Tableau
10 42 (2.29%) CheckPoint
10 42 (2.29%) Cisco
11 33 (1.80%) Fortinet
12 31 (1.69%) HP
13 24 (1.31%) Hyperion
14 22 (1.20%) Charles River
15 18 (0.98%) Google
16 17 (0.93%) EMC
16 17 (0.93%) Sitecore
17 16 (0.87%) Citrix
17 16 (0.87%) Veritas
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