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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 781 1096 1062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 31.03% 32.82% 29.76%
As % of the General category 68.81% 68.12% 63.78%
Number of salaries quoted 432 618 604
Median salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,950 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
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
1135 1609 1665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.09% 48.19% 46.65%
Number of salaries quoted 634 921 991
Median salary £47,500 £49,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £33,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 28 September 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 28 September 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 0 441 £50,000 +2.88% 65
Glasgow 0 288 £42,500 -10.52% 27
Aberdeen +12 16 £45,000 - 1
Aberdeenshire - 14 - -
West Lothian +6 9 £28,500 -11.62% 3
Stirling -5 4 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Fife -7 2 £32,500 -24.28%
North Lanarkshire -1 1 £37,500 -
Renfrewshire -4 1 £25,000 - 1
Inverclyde - 1 £65,000 -
Dundee - 1 £40,000 - 1
Midlothian - 1 £35,000 -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 578 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
2 412 (23.56%) Java
3 401 (22.93%) Banking
4 318 (18.18%) Oracle
5 312 (17.84%) SQL
6 279 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
7 278 (15.89%) Degree
8 262 (14.98%) Project Management
9 258 (14.75%) JavaScript
10 220 (12.58%) C#
11 217 (12.41%) HTML
11 217 (12.41%) SQL Server
12 211 (12.06%) Retail
13 205 (11.72%) SDLC
14 196 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
14 196 (11.21%) Scrum
15 191 (10.92%) CSS
16 190 (10.86%) .NET
17 188 (10.75%) Microsoft
18 171 (9.78%) TDD
19 166 (9.49%) Linux
20 165 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
21 161 (9.21%) Unix
22 160 (9.15%) Python
23 146 (8.35%) Continuous Integration
24 141 (8.06%) MS Excel
25 131 (7.49%) Git (software)
26 126 (7.20%) Software Engineering
26 126 (7.20%) Analytics
27 121 (6.92%) Windows

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 44 (2.52%) SAS
2 42 (2.40%) Tomcat
3 28 (1.60%) Apache Spark
3 28 (1.60%) CMS
4 20 (1.14%) Apache Qpid
5 19 (1.09%) IIS
6 17 (0.97%) Apache
7 13 (0.74%) SharePoint
8 12 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
8 12 (0.69%) Confluence
9 11 (0.63%) GemFire
9 11 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (0.57%) CICS
10 10 (0.57%) Documentum
11 9 (0.51%) JBoss
11 9 (0.51%) Mule
11 9 (0.51%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.46%) ArcGIS
13 7 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 141 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 54 (3.09%) MS Office
3 42 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.80%) MS Project
6 9 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (1.26%) Cognos TM1
2 21 (1.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 19 (1.09%) SAP CO
3 19 (1.09%) SAP FI
3 19 (1.09%) SAP FI/CO
4 18 (1.03%) Cognos Controller
5 12 (0.69%) SAP BPC
5 12 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (0.63%) SAP HCM
6 11 (0.63%) SAP HR
6 11 (0.63%) Sonata
7 10 (0.57%) HFM
8 9 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
8 9 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (0.40%) assyst
9 7 (0.40%) Hyperion Planning
10 6 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (0.29%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 61 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (2.80%) PaaS
4 44 (2.52%) IaaS
5 41 (2.34%) SaaS
6 31 (1.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 31 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
6 31 (1.77%) Amazon S3
7 17 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (0.80%) GitHub
9 12 (0.69%) Google App Engine
9 12 (0.69%) Google Compute Engine
9 12 (0.69%) Heroku
10 8 (0.46%) Office 365
11 6 (0.34%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.17%) DigitalOcean
13 1 (0.057%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 78 (4.46%) Firewall
2 34 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 32 (1.83%) DNS
4 28 (1.60%) BGP
5 27 (1.54%) EIGRP
6 25 (1.43%) Network Security
7 24 (1.37%) LAN
7 24 (1.37%) WAN
8 23 (1.32%) DHCP
8 23 (1.32%) OSPF
9 22 (1.26%) Cisco IOS
9 22 (1.26%) DMVPN
9 22 (1.26%) MPLS
9 22 (1.26%) SNA
9 22 (1.26%) Wireless
10 20 (1.14%) Internet
11 17 (0.97%) HTTP
12 13 (0.74%) LDAP
13 12 (0.69%) AMQP
13 12 (0.69%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 119 (6.80%) Relational Database
3 92 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 81 (4.63%) RDBMS
5 76 (4.35%) Big Data
6 62 (3.54%) NoSQL
7 59 (3.37%) Hadoop
8 51 (2.92%) MongoDB
9 47 (2.69%) Oracle Database
10 39 (2.23%) BusinessObjects
11 28 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 27 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
13 25 (1.43%) Apache Hive
13 25 (1.43%) DB2
13 25 (1.43%) MySQL
14 22 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
14 22 (1.26%) QlikView
15 21 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
15 21 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (1.14%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 131 (7.49%) Git (software)
2 84 (4.80%) Jenkins
3 73 (4.17%) Maven
4 62 (3.54%) Subversion
5 58 (3.32%) Selenium
6 55 (3.14%) JIRA
7 41 (2.34%) Ant
8 40 (2.29%) gulp
9 39 (2.23%) Cucumber
10 37 (2.12%) Grunt
11 35 (2.00%) Visual Studio
12 29 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
13 28 (1.60%) Bower
14 26 (1.49%) TeamCity
15 20 (1.14%) Eclipse
16 17 (0.97%) JUnit
17 15 (0.86%) HP UFT
18 14 (0.80%) Axure RP
18 14 (0.80%) IntelliJ
19 12 (0.69%) PowerBuilder
General
1 401 (22.93%) Banking
2 211 (12.06%) Retail
3 106 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 91 (5.20%) Investment Banking
5 79 (4.52%) Games
6 64 (3.66%) Retail Banking
7 59 (3.37%) Marketing
8 36 (2.06%) Financial Institution
9 31 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 26 (1.49%) Billing
11 24 (1.37%) Manufacturing
12 22 (1.26%) Back Office
13 20 (1.14%) Law
14 16 (0.91%) Front Office
14 16 (0.91%) Legal
15 15 (0.86%) General Ledger
16 13 (0.74%) Local Government
17 12 (0.69%) Electronics
18 9 (0.51%) Publishing
19 7 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 471 (26.93%) Developer
2 291 (16.64%) Analyst
3 155 (8.86%) Project Manager
4 145 (8.29%) Consultant
5 125 (7.15%) Java Developer
6 121 (6.92%) Architect
7 74 (4.23%) C# Developer
8 68 (3.89%) Senior Developer
9 67 (3.83%) Business Analyst
10 62 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
11 58 (3.32%) .NET Developer
11 58 (3.32%) IT Manager
12 48 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
13 47 (2.69%) Infrastructure Manager
13 47 (2.69%) IT Analyst
14 45 (2.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 45 (2.57%) Software Developer
15 42 (2.40%) Designer
16 38 (2.17%) Development Manager
16 38 (2.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (12.41%) HTML
2 191 (10.92%) CSS
3 190 (10.86%) .NET
4 118 (6.75%) HTML5
5 106 (6.06%) AngularJS
6 88 (5.03%) jQuery
7 85 (4.86%) Spring
8 84 (4.80%) ASP.NET
9 83 (4.75%) REST
10 74 (4.23%) CSS3
11 69 (3.95%) Web Services
11 69 (3.95%) XML
12 56 (3.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 51 (2.92%) Hibernate
14 50 (2.86%) .NET Framework
15 40 (2.29%) LESS
16 38 (2.17%) Sass
17 35 (2.00%) Ember.js
17 35 (2.00%) JMS
17 35 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 279 (15.95%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (5.60%) User Experience
3 96 (5.49%) Data Centre
4 80 (4.57%) Computer Science
5 66 (3.77%) Visualisation
6 47 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
7 46 (2.63%) Virtual Team
8 41 (2.34%) Market Risk
9 39 (2.23%) Data Integration
9 39 (2.23%) Derivative
10 38 (2.17%) Management Information System
11 34 (1.94%) Fixed Income
12 32 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
13 29 (1.66%) Mathematics
14 26 (1.49%) Client/Server
14 26 (1.49%) Social Media
15 21 (1.20%) Mainframe
15 21 (1.20%) Reference Data
16 18 (1.03%) Equities
17 17 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 166 (9.49%) Linux
2 161 (9.21%) Unix
3 121 (6.92%) Windows
4 25 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 24 (1.37%) Android
6 23 (1.32%) Windows Server
7 22 (1.26%) Solaris
8 13 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.57%) AIX
9 10 (0.57%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.51%) zOS
11 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.11%) MVS
15 1 (0.057%) Debian
15 1 (0.057%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.057%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 578 (33.05%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (14.98%) Project Management
3 205 (11.72%) SDLC
4 196 (11.21%) Scrum
4 196 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 171 (9.78%) TDD
6 165 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
7 146 (8.35%) Continuous Integration
8 126 (7.20%) Analytics
8 126 (7.20%) Software Engineering
9 100 (5.72%) OO
9 100 (5.72%) Web Development
10 98 (5.60%) Continuous Improvement
11 85 (4.86%) Mentoring
12 83 (4.75%) Business Analysis
13 80 (4.57%) DevOps
14 79 (4.52%) ETL
14 79 (4.52%) MVC
15 76 (4.35%) Service Delivery
16 75 (4.29%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 412 (23.56%) Java
2 312 (17.84%) SQL
3 258 (14.75%) JavaScript
4 220 (12.58%) C#
5 160 (9.15%) Python
6 95 (5.43%) Perl
7 59 (3.37%) C++
8 58 (3.32%) PL/SQL
9 42 (2.40%) Shell Script
10 38 (2.17%) Ruby
11 30 (1.72%) Scala
12 26 (1.49%) PowerShell
12 26 (1.49%) VBA
13 19 (1.09%) Bash Shell
14 17 (0.97%) T-SQL
15 12 (0.69%) C
15 12 (0.69%) Groovy
15 12 (0.69%) VBScript
16 11 (0.63%) R
17 10 (0.57%) Korn
Qualifications
1 278 (15.89%) Degree
2 45 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (2.46%) CCNP
4 29 (1.66%) CCNA
5 25 (1.43%) CCIE
6 21 (1.20%) CISM
6 21 (1.20%) CISSP
7 18 (1.03%) CISA
8 17 (0.97%) ISTQB
9 15 (0.86%) PMI Certification
10 13 (0.74%) CCSE
10 13 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.69%) CCSA
11 12 (0.69%) CCSP
11 12 (0.69%) CRISC
12 11 (0.63%) ISEB
12 11 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (0.57%) PMP
14 9 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.34%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (4.80%) QA
2 28 (1.60%) COBIT
2 28 (1.60%) SLA
3 27 (1.54%) Data Quality
4 16 (0.91%) MiFID
5 11 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.51%) Basel II
7 5 (0.29%) Basel III
7 5 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.29%) EMIR
7 5 (0.29%) UCITS
8 4 (0.23%) IAS 39
9 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.17%) P3O
9 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.11%) AIFMD
10 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.11%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.11%) SEPA
10 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 60 (3.43%) Docker
2 30 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.49%) Active Directory
4 12 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.51%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 9 (0.51%) RACF
5 9 (0.51%) Time Sharing Option
6 6 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.29%) Firmware
7 5 (0.29%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.23%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.17%) vSphere
10 2 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.11%) HDFS
10 2 (0.11%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.11%) Squid
11 1 (0.057%) NFS
11 1 (0.057%) Samba
11 1 (0.057%) XenApp
11 1 (0.057%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
1 44 (2.52%) Puppet
2 42 (2.40%) Mesos
3 31 (1.77%) Kubernetes
4 20 (1.14%) Rundeck
5 12 (0.69%) CFEngine
5 12 (0.69%) FortiGate
5 12 (0.69%) Oozie
6 11 (0.63%) Capistrano
7 10 (0.57%) SCCM
8 9 (0.51%) Ansible
9 7 (0.40%) zSecure
10 6 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.17%) MOM
11 3 (0.17%) QRadar
11 3 (0.17%) SCOM
12 2 (0.11%) Fluentd
12 2 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.11%) Nagios
12 2 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 318 (18.18%) Oracle
2 188 (10.75%) Microsoft
3 79 (4.52%) SAP
3 79 (4.52%) Sybase
4 52 (2.97%) IBM
5 49 (2.80%) VMware
6 47 (2.69%) Cognos
6 47 (2.69%) Informatica
7 46 (2.63%) Tableau
8 44 (2.52%) CheckPoint
8 44 (2.52%) Cisco
9 34 (1.94%) Fortinet
10 24 (1.37%) Hyperion
11 21 (1.20%) Google
12 18 (1.03%) Citrix
12 18 (1.03%) HP
13 16 (0.91%) FNZ
14 15 (0.86%) Sitecore
14 15 (0.86%) Splunk
15 14 (0.80%) Cognizant
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The People Network
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The People Network
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The People Network
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