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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1039 1042 926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.06% 28.02% 28.24%
As % of the General category 68.36% 62.10% 65.21%
Number of salaries quoted 633 680 562
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% -1.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
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
1520 1678 1420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 48.36% 45.12% 43.31%
Number of salaries quoted 910 1099 884
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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 0 502 £47,500 +5.55% 105
Glasgow +1 411 £44,000 -6.87% 45
Stirling 0 49 £48,750 +5.97% 3
West Lothian +2 17 £40,000 - 2
Fife +9 10 £42,926 -4.61%
West Dunbartonshire - 9 £39,000 -
Aberdeen +13 5 - -
Renfrewshire - 5 £50,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 3 £31,500 -
Dundee -10 1 £42,500 +13.33% 1
East Lothian - 1 £33,500 -
Midlothian - 1 - -
Lothian - 1 £65,000 -
Inverclyde - 1 £65,000 -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 633 (30.07%) Banking
2 524 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
3 486 (23.09%) SQL
4 387 (18.38%) Java
5 356 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
6 335 (15.91%) Oracle
7 327 (15.53%) Project Management
8 264 (12.54%) Degree
9 250 (11.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 219 (10.40%) Linux
11 205 (9.74%) SDLC
12 198 (9.41%) UNIX
13 173 (8.22%) Microsoft
14 171 (8.12%) Telecoms
15 170 (8.08%) Relational Database
16 167 (7.93%) SQL Server
17 165 (7.84%) Web Services
18 157 (7.46%) Python
19 155 (7.36%) Information Security
19 155 (7.36%) Business Analysis
20 154 (7.32%) JavaScript
21 150 (7.13%) Retail
22 135 (6.41%) TDD
22 135 (6.41%) Windows
23 134 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
24 133 (6.32%) Scrum
25 131 (6.22%) QA
26 124 (5.89%) Analytics
27 123 (5.84%) Waterfall
28 119 (5.65%) Spring

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 79 (3.75%) SAS
2 53 (2.52%) Tomcat
3 44 (2.09%) SharePoint
4 42 (2.00%) WebSphere
5 41 (1.95%) Apache
6 28 (1.33%) IIS
7 22 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
8 20 (0.95%) CMS
8 20 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
8 20 (0.95%) WebLogic
9 16 (0.76%) Apache Pig
10 15 (0.71%) MS Exchange
11 14 (0.67%) JBoss
12 12 (0.57%) Mule
13 10 (0.48%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
14 9 (0.43%) Lync
15 8 (0.38%) FileNet
15 8 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
16 7 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
16 7 (0.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 105 (4.99%) MS Excel
2 63 (2.99%) MS Office
3 41 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.67%) MS Project
6 9 (0.43%) SPSS
7 6 (0.29%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.24%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 77 (3.66%) Oracle EBS
2 60 (2.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 43 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
4 37 (1.76%) Oracle Payables
5 36 (1.71%) Oracle General Ledger
5 36 (1.71%) Oracle Receivables
6 27 (1.28%) Markit EDM
7 23 (1.09%) Oracle iProcurement
8 18 (0.86%) Oracle 11i
9 16 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
10 15 (0.71%) Oracle Cash Management
11 10 (0.48%) thinkFolio
12 9 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 6 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
13 6 (0.29%) SAP CO
13 6 (0.29%) SAP FI
13 6 (0.29%) Oracle Utilities
14 5 (0.24%) HiPortfolio
14 5 (0.24%) Oracle SCM
14 5 (0.24%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 59 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
4 6 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
4 6 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.24%) Google Analytics
5 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.14%) Office 365
7 2 (0.095%) SaaS
8 1 (0.048%) PaaS
8 1 (0.048%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.048%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.048%) GitHub
8 1 (0.048%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.66%) Network Security
2 43 (2.04%) Internet
3 40 (1.90%) Firewall
4 31 (1.47%) SAN
5 23 (1.09%) Intranet
6 19 (0.90%) DNS
6 19 (0.90%) SSL
7 18 (0.86%) TCP/IP
8 16 (0.76%) WAN
9 15 (0.71%) LDAP
10 12 (0.57%) HTTP
11 11 (0.52%) LAN
12 9 (0.43%) HTTPS
13 7 (0.33%) VPN
13 7 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (0.29%) NAS
14 6 (0.29%) WLAN
14 6 (0.29%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (8.08%) Relational Database
2 167 (7.93%) SQL Server
3 113 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
4 105 (4.99%) RDBMS
5 58 (2.76%) Oracle Database
6 56 (2.66%) BusinessObjects
7 46 (2.19%) Big Data
8 43 (2.04%) DB2
9 32 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
9 32 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 32 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
10 29 (1.38%) NoSQL
10 29 (1.38%) MySQL
10 29 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 26 (1.24%) Hadoop
12 25 (1.19%) OLAP
13 22 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (1.05%) DataStage
14 21 (1.00%) Apache Hive
15 20 (0.95%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 51 (2.42%) Maven
2 46 (2.19%) Selenium
3 40 (1.90%) Git (software)
4 39 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 35 (1.66%) JUnit
6 33 (1.57%) HP UFT
7 32 (1.52%) Subversion
8 29 (1.38%) Ant
9 27 (1.28%) Cucumber
10 25 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
11 16 (0.76%) Toad
12 15 (0.71%) LoadRunner
12 15 (0.71%) FitNesse
13 14 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
13 14 (0.67%) TeamCity
14 13 (0.62%) JIRA
15 12 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (0.57%) ProC
15 12 (0.57%) Visual Studio
16 8 (0.38%) Eclipse
General
1 633 (30.07%) Banking
2 171 (8.12%) Telecoms
3 150 (7.13%) Retail
4 82 (3.90%) Investment Banking
5 62 (2.95%) Financial Institution
6 57 (2.71%) Retail Banking
7 54 (2.57%) Games
8 49 (2.33%) Marketing
9 46 (2.19%) Manufacturing
10 44 (2.09%) Law
11 43 (2.04%) Legal
12 26 (1.24%) Front Office
13 22 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
14 15 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
15 14 (0.67%) Billing
16 13 (0.62%) Advertising
17 10 (0.48%) Back Office
17 10 (0.48%) General Ledger
18 8 (0.38%) Private Banking
19 7 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 582 (27.65%) Analyst
2 373 (17.72%) Developer
3 225 (10.69%) Business Analyst
4 166 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 123 (5.84%) Consultant
6 101 (4.80%) Java Developer
7 97 (4.61%) Architect
8 88 (4.18%) Test Analyst
9 85 (4.04%) Senior Analyst
10 68 (3.23%) Senior Developer
11 65 (3.09%) Security Analyst
12 59 (2.80%) Technical Analyst
13 54 (2.57%) Information Analyst
14 52 (2.47%) Systems Analyst
14 52 (2.47%) Information Security Analyst
15 46 (2.19%) DBA
16 45 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
17 43 (2.04%) Test Manager
18 41 (1.95%) Web Developer
18 41 (1.95%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (7.84%) Web Services
2 119 (5.65%) Spring
3 116 (5.51%) .NET
4 115 (5.46%) HTML
5 90 (4.28%) CSS
6 78 (3.71%) J2EE
7 73 (3.47%) Hibernate
8 68 (3.23%) XML
9 62 (2.95%) HTML5
10 56 (2.66%) RESTful
11 55 (2.61%) JMS
12 49 (2.33%) jQuery
13 48 (2.28%) ASP.NET
14 41 (1.95%) Middleware
15 34 (1.62%) AngularJS
16 26 (1.24%) Sass
16 26 (1.24%) LESS
17 23 (1.09%) JSP
18 22 (1.05%) WPF
18 22 (1.05%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 356 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 67 (3.18%) Computer Science
4 57 (2.71%) Data Centre
5 54 (2.57%) Cryptography
6 43 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 40 (1.90%) Data Integration
8 39 (1.85%) User Experience
9 36 (1.71%) Derivative
10 35 (1.66%) Equities
11 29 (1.38%) PMI
11 29 (1.38%) Mainframe
12 28 (1.33%) Fixed Income
12 28 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
13 21 (1.00%) Mathematics
14 17 (0.81%) Reference Data
15 14 (0.67%) Physics
15 14 (0.67%) Clustering
16 13 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 12 (0.57%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 219 (10.40%) Linux
2 198 (9.41%) UNIX
3 135 (6.41%) Windows
4 35 (1.66%) Solaris
5 32 (1.52%) Android
6 28 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 27 (1.28%) AIX
8 26 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (0.67%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (0.48%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.33%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.29%) Windows 2000
15 5 (0.24%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.095%) zOS
17 2 (0.095%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 524 (24.89%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (15.53%) Project Management
3 250 (11.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 205 (9.74%) SDLC
5 155 (7.36%) Information Security
5 155 (7.36%) Business Analysis
6 135 (6.41%) TDD
7 134 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
8 133 (6.32%) Scrum
9 124 (5.89%) Analytics
10 123 (5.84%) Waterfall
11 111 (5.27%) ITIL
12 103 (4.89%) Change Management
13 101 (4.80%) Coaching
14 99 (4.70%) Risk Management
15 98 (4.66%) PRINCE2
16 95 (4.51%) Continuous Improvement
17 93 (4.42%) Mentoring
18 91 (4.32%) Incident Management
19 87 (4.13%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 486 (23.09%) SQL
2 387 (18.38%) Java
3 157 (7.46%) Python
4 154 (7.32%) JavaScript
5 112 (5.32%) PL/SQL
6 90 (4.28%) C#
7 77 (3.66%) Shell Script
8 73 (3.47%) Perl
9 36 (1.71%) PHP
10 31 (1.47%) T-SQL
11 30 (1.43%) Ruby
12 25 (1.19%) C++
13 24 (1.14%) VBA
14 22 (1.05%) Bash Shell
15 18 (0.86%) VB
16 14 (0.67%) PowerShell
17 10 (0.48%) R
18 8 (0.38%) VB.NET
19 7 (0.33%) C
19 7 (0.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 264 (12.54%) Degree
2 106 (5.04%) CISSP
3 79 (3.75%) CISM
4 52 (2.47%) ISEB
5 49 (2.33%) ISTQB
6 40 (1.90%) PMI Certification
7 33 (1.57%) Security Cleared
8 30 (1.43%) CISA
9 25 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 20 (0.95%) SC Cleared
11 18 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (0.81%) CISMP
13 16 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 14 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 12 (0.57%) PMP
16 11 (0.52%) CSQA
17 10 (0.48%) CCSA
17 10 (0.48%) CCSE
18 7 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
18 7 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (6.22%) QA
2 46 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (1.38%) SLA
4 24 (1.14%) COBIT
5 20 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.81%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.38%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.38%) FATCA
9 6 (0.29%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.14%) Basel II
11 2 (0.095%) MiFID
12 1 (0.048%) P3O
12 1 (0.048%) EMIR
12 1 (0.048%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.048%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.048%) WCAG
12 1 (0.048%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.048%) COSO
12 1 (0.048%) Basel III
System Software
1 35 (1.66%) Active Directory
2 18 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (0.71%) VMware ESX
4 10 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (0.48%) Apache Flume
5 6 (0.29%) XenApp
6 5 (0.24%) vSphere
6 5 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (0.24%) MetaFrame
7 4 (0.19%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 4 (0.19%) DFS Replication
8 3 (0.14%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.14%) Docker
8 3 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.048%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.048%) RACF
9 1 (0.048%) LXC
9 1 (0.048%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 48 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
2 47 (2.23%) Puppet
3 20 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
4 19 (0.90%) Nagios
5 16 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (0.57%) Data Guard
7 10 (0.48%) Munin
7 10 (0.48%) Graphite
7 10 (0.48%) SCCM
8 9 (0.43%) Control-M
9 8 (0.38%) MOM
9 8 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
10 6 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (0.29%) TeamSite
11 5 (0.24%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.24%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 5 (0.24%) SCOM
12 4 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
12 4 (0.19%) Vagrant
13 3 (0.14%) Foglight
Vendors
1 335 (15.91%) Oracle
2 173 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 61 (2.90%) Sybase
4 58 (2.76%) SAP
5 43 (2.04%) Informatica
6 36 (1.71%) IBM
7 34 (1.62%) Cognos
7 34 (1.62%) VMware
8 32 (1.52%) Cisco
9 24 (1.14%) HP
9 24 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
9 24 (1.14%) Charles River
10 21 (1.00%) Red Hat
11 20 (0.95%) Citrix
12 18 (0.86%) CheckPoint
13 16 (0.76%) Teradata
14 14 (0.67%) Talend
15 12 (0.57%) Google
16 11 (0.52%) Bloomberg
16 11 (0.52%) Lotus
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Salary: Up to £60,000
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Salary: Competitive
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