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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 954 1039 1042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.02% 33.03% 28.00%
As % of the General category 72.44% 68.36% 62.10%
Number of salaries quoted 460 633 680
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,200 £65,000 £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
1317 1520 1678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.59% 48.32% 45.10%
Number of salaries quoted 653 910 1099
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,200 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 0 513 £50,000 +5.26% 87
Glasgow -1 405 £47,500 +7.95% 40
West Lothian -1 8 £31,750 -20.62% 3
Aberdeen 0 5 £45,000 - 1
Aberdeenshire - 5 - -
Renfrewshire -5 4 £22,750 -54.50% 1
Stirling -8 3 £56,000 +14.87% 8
Midlothian +4 1 £35,000 -
North Lanarkshire -1 1 £37,500 +19.04%
Inverclyde -5 1 - -
Falkirk - 1 £55,000 -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 580 (30.79%) Agile Software Development
2 476 (25.27%) Banking
3 401 (21.28%) Java
4 346 (18.37%) Oracle
5 335 (17.78%) SQL
6 327 (17.36%) Project Management
7 299 (15.87%) Degree
8 290 (15.39%) Analytical Skills
9 245 (13.00%) SQL Server
10 241 (12.79%) Retail
11 233 (12.37%) .NET
11 233 (12.37%) C#
12 225 (11.94%) SDLC
13 224 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management
14 222 (11.78%) JavaScript
15 199 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
16 197 (10.46%) Microsoft
17 195 (10.35%) HTML
18 183 (9.71%) Scrum
19 182 (9.66%) Unix
20 177 (9.39%) TDD
21 175 (9.29%) CSS
22 149 (7.91%) MS Excel
23 140 (7.43%) Software Engineering
23 140 (7.43%) Data Centre
24 139 (7.38%) Relational Database
25 136 (7.22%) Python
26 135 (7.17%) Business Analysis
27 134 (7.11%) Linux
28 128 (6.79%) Continuous Integration

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 57 (3.03%) SAS
2 38 (2.02%) Tomcat
3 30 (1.59%) CMS
3 30 (1.59%) SharePoint
4 28 (1.49%) Apache Spark
5 24 (1.27%) IIS
6 22 (1.17%) Apache
7 15 (0.80%) Apache Qpid
7 15 (0.80%) GemFire
8 14 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
9 12 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
9 12 (0.64%) JBoss
9 12 (0.64%) WebSphere
10 11 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (0.53%) Documentum
11 10 (0.53%) Umbraco
12 9 (0.48%) CICS
12 9 (0.48%) Confluence
12 9 (0.48%) MQSeries
13 8 (0.42%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 149 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 63 (3.34%) MS Office
3 49 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (0.90%) MS Project
4 17 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.21%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.11%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 27 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 25 (1.33%) Cognos TM1
3 19 (1.01%) Markit EDM
4 18 (0.96%) Cognos Controller
5 16 (0.85%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 11 (0.58%) MultiFonds
6 11 (0.58%) thinkFolio
7 10 (0.53%) Sonata
8 9 (0.48%) Hyperion Planning
8 9 (0.48%) SAP HCM
8 9 (0.48%) SAP HR
9 7 (0.37%) HFM
9 7 (0.37%) SAP BPC
10 6 (0.32%) SAP CO
10 6 (0.32%) SAP FI
11 5 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (0.21%) Hi Portfolio
12 4 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
13 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
13 3 (0.16%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 54 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (2.49%) PaaS
4 38 (2.02%) IaaS
5 36 (1.91%) SaaS
6 29 (1.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 29 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
6 29 (1.54%) Amazon S3
7 12 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (0.58%) GitHub
8 11 (0.58%) Google App Engine
8 11 (0.58%) Google Compute Engine
8 11 (0.58%) Heroku
9 8 (0.42%) Office 365
10 3 (0.16%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.053%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.053%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.053%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.56%) Firewall
2 46 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 33 (1.75%) LAN
3 33 (1.75%) WAN
4 28 (1.49%) DNS
5 24 (1.27%) BGP
5 24 (1.27%) EIGRP
6 22 (1.17%) DHCP
7 21 (1.11%) Internet
8 20 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
8 20 (1.06%) DMVPN
8 20 (1.06%) HTTP
8 20 (1.06%) MPLS
8 20 (1.06%) OSPF
8 20 (1.06%) SNA
8 20 (1.06%) Wireless
9 18 (0.96%) Network Security
10 12 (0.64%) SAN
11 11 (0.58%) AMQP
11 11 (0.58%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 139 (7.38%) Relational Database
3 101 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
4 92 (4.88%) RDBMS
5 65 (3.45%) Big Data
6 51 (2.71%) BusinessObjects
7 49 (2.60%) Hadoop
8 47 (2.49%) NoSQL
9 45 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 43 (2.28%) Oracle Database
11 38 (2.02%) MongoDB
12 33 (1.75%) MySQL
13 31 (1.65%) Oracle BI EE
14 29 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 21 (1.11%) QlikView
16 20 (1.06%) Apache Hive
16 20 (1.06%) BusinessObjects XI
16 20 (1.06%) OLAP
16 20 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
16 20 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 99 (5.25%) Git (software)
2 73 (3.87%) JIRA
3 72 (3.82%) Maven
4 70 (3.72%) Jenkins
5 64 (3.40%) Subversion
6 57 (3.03%) Selenium
7 50 (2.65%) Cucumber
8 34 (1.80%) gulp
9 33 (1.75%) Visual Studio
10 32 (1.70%) Ant
11 30 (1.59%) Grunt
12 28 (1.49%) JUnit
13 25 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 24 (1.27%) Eclipse
15 23 (1.22%) TeamCity
16 21 (1.11%) Bower
17 17 (0.90%) HP UFT
18 16 (0.85%) PowerBuilder
19 14 (0.74%) IntelliJ
20 13 (0.69%) Axure RP
General
1 476 (25.27%) Banking
2 241 (12.79%) Retail
3 118 (6.26%) Investment Banking
4 79 (4.19%) Telecoms
5 74 (3.93%) Marketing
6 64 (3.40%) Financial Institution
7 60 (3.18%) Retail Banking
8 45 (2.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 41 (2.18%) Games
10 37 (1.96%) Manufacturing
11 32 (1.70%) Billing
12 28 (1.49%) Local Government
13 26 (1.38%) Law
14 25 (1.33%) Back Office
14 25 (1.33%) Electronics
15 23 (1.22%) Private Banking
16 19 (1.01%) Legal
17 18 (0.96%) Front Office
18 10 (0.53%) General Ledger
19 9 (0.48%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 458 (24.31%) Developer
2 375 (19.90%) Analyst
3 190 (10.08%) Project Manager
4 141 (7.48%) Consultant
5 138 (7.32%) Java Developer
6 123 (6.53%) Architect
7 102 (5.41%) Business Analyst
8 79 (4.19%) Senior Analyst
9 75 (3.98%) C# Developer
10 72 (3.82%) IT Manager
11 61 (3.24%) .NET Developer
12 60 (3.18%) Senior Developer
13 59 (3.13%) IT Analyst
14 58 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
15 52 (2.76%) Software Developer
16 46 (2.44%) Infrastructure Manager
17 43 (2.28%) Senior Manager
18 42 (2.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
18 42 (2.23%) Support Analyst
19 40 (2.12%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (12.37%) .NET
2 195 (10.35%) HTML
3 175 (9.29%) CSS
4 107 (5.68%) HTML5
4 107 (5.68%) Spring
5 94 (4.99%) REST
6 93 (4.94%) jQuery
7 84 (4.46%) ASP.NET
8 82 (4.35%) AngularJS
9 74 (3.93%) XML
10 68 (3.61%) Web Services
11 65 (3.45%) CSS3
12 59 (3.13%) Hibernate
13 53 (2.81%) .NET Framework
13 53 (2.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 47 (2.49%) JMS
15 39 (2.07%) J2EE
16 37 (1.96%) JSON
17 36 (1.91%) Middleware
18 30 (1.59%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 290 (15.39%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (7.43%) Data Centre
3 108 (5.73%) User Experience
4 95 (5.04%) Computer Science
5 62 (3.29%) Management Information System
6 59 (3.13%) Visualisation
7 51 (2.71%) Virtual Team
8 41 (2.18%) Derivative
9 39 (2.07%) Market Risk
10 38 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
10 38 (2.02%) Fixed Income
11 36 (1.91%) Data Integration
12 33 (1.75%) Mathematics
13 29 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
14 25 (1.33%) Mainframe
15 24 (1.27%) Reference Data
16 22 (1.17%) Client/Server
16 22 (1.17%) Equities
17 21 (1.11%) Data Structures
17 21 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 182 (9.66%) Unix
2 134 (7.11%) Linux
3 124 (6.58%) Windows
4 32 (1.70%) Windows Server
5 30 (1.59%) Solaris
6 24 (1.27%) Android
7 19 (1.01%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.58%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.48%) zOS
11 8 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.37%) AIX
13 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.16%) OS/400
15 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.11%) MVS
16 1 (0.053%) Debian
16 1 (0.053%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 580 (30.79%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (17.36%) Project Management
3 225 (11.94%) SDLC
4 224 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 199 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
6 183 (9.71%) Scrum
7 177 (9.39%) TDD
8 140 (7.43%) Software Engineering
9 135 (7.17%) Business Analysis
10 128 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
11 117 (6.21%) Analytics
12 112 (5.94%) Asset Management
13 105 (5.57%) Mentoring
14 94 (4.99%) ITIL
14 94 (4.99%) OO
15 90 (4.78%) Continuous Improvement
16 88 (4.67%) Service Delivery
17 87 (4.62%) ETL
18 85 (4.51%) User Acceptance Testing
18 85 (4.51%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 401 (21.28%) Java
2 335 (17.78%) SQL
3 233 (12.37%) C#
4 222 (11.78%) JavaScript
5 136 (7.22%) Python
6 87 (4.62%) Perl
7 63 (3.34%) PL/SQL
8 60 (3.18%) C++
9 54 (2.87%) Shell Script
10 33 (1.75%) VBA
11 29 (1.54%) PowerShell
11 29 (1.54%) Ruby
12 27 (1.43%) Scala
13 23 (1.22%) T-SQL
14 18 (0.96%) VB.NET
15 17 (0.90%) C
16 15 (0.80%) Bash Shell
17 14 (0.74%) R
18 13 (0.69%) Groovy
19 11 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 299 (15.87%) Degree
2 36 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (1.86%) CCNP
4 29 (1.54%) CISSP
5 24 (1.27%) CCNA
6 22 (1.17%) CISM
6 22 (1.17%) ISEB
6 22 (1.17%) ISTQB
7 21 (1.11%) CCIE
8 18 (0.96%) PMI Certification
9 16 (0.85%) PMP
10 13 (0.69%) CISA
11 12 (0.64%) APMP
12 11 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (0.53%) Security Cleared
14 8 (0.42%) CCSA
14 8 (0.42%) CCSE
14 8 (0.42%) CCSP
14 8 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (4.51%) QA
2 42 (2.23%) SLA
3 33 (1.75%) COBIT
4 28 (1.49%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.48%) MiFID
7 8 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
8 7 (0.37%) PMBOK
9 5 (0.27%) Basel III
9 5 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.27%) EMIR
9 5 (0.27%) ISO 8583
9 5 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 7816
9 5 (0.27%) UCITS
10 4 (0.21%) IAS 39
11 3 (0.16%) Basel II
11 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.16%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.11%) AIFMD
12 2 (0.11%) FATCA
System Software
1 54 (2.87%) Docker
2 25 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.22%) Active Directory
4 17 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.53%) RACF
6 9 (0.48%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 9 (0.48%) Time Sharing Option
7 6 (0.32%) Firmware
7 6 (0.32%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.32%) Squid
8 4 (0.21%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (0.21%) Veritas File System
8 4 (0.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (0.16%) vSphere
10 2 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.11%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.053%) NFS
11 1 (0.053%) Samba
Systems Management
1 38 (2.02%) Mesos
2 29 (1.54%) Kubernetes
2 29 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (1.54%) Puppet
3 19 (1.01%) Rundeck
4 18 (0.96%) SCCM
5 11 (0.58%) CFEngine
5 11 (0.58%) Oozie
6 10 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (0.48%) Capistrano
8 8 (0.42%) FortiGate
9 7 (0.37%) zSecure
10 5 (0.27%) Ansible
10 5 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (0.27%) SCOM
11 4 (0.21%) QRadar
12 3 (0.16%) Fluentd
12 3 (0.16%) MOM
12 3 (0.16%) Nagios
12 3 (0.16%) Nessus
Vendors
1 346 (18.37%) Oracle
2 197 (10.46%) Microsoft
3 94 (4.99%) Sybase
4 74 (3.93%) IBM
5 73 (3.87%) SAP
6 62 (3.29%) Cognos
7 48 (2.55%) Informatica
8 44 (2.34%) Tableau
9 43 (2.28%) VMware
10 41 (2.18%) HP
11 36 (1.91%) Cisco
12 34 (1.80%) CheckPoint
13 28 (1.49%) Charles River
13 28 (1.49%) Fortinet
14 22 (1.17%) Reuters
15 20 (1.06%) Bloomberg
15 20 (1.06%) Cognizant
15 20 (1.06%) Hyperion
15 20 (1.06%) Veritas
16 18 (0.96%) Sitecore
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Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum
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Salary: £25,000 per annum 5% Flexible Funds Benefit
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Salary: £25,000 per annum 5% Flexible Funds Benefit
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Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Holiday, company pension, medical in
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: Excellent benefits
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: DOE
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
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Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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