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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 971 1100 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 34.03% 34.95% 26.30%
As % of the General category 73.56% 70.47% 60.48%
Number of salaries quoted 431 676 638
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,950 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,600 £65,000 £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
1320 1561 1650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 46.27% 49.60% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 636 946 1060
Median salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,577
% change year-on-year
- +3.26%

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 June 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 June 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 0 472 £50,000 +11.11% 71
Glasgow -2 466 £47,500 +5.55% 37
Stirling -12 7 £55,500 +13.84% 2
Renfrewshire -2 5 £22,750 -54.50% 2
Fife -10 3 £27,500 -35.93%
Dundee +10 2 - -
Aberdeen +2 2 - -
West Lothian -11 2 £45,000 +8.43% 1
Falkirk - 2 £55,000 -
Aberdeenshire - 2 - -
North Lanarkshire 0 1 - - 1
Inverclyde -2 1 - -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 562 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
2 482 (25.94%) Banking
3 370 (19.91%) Java
4 362 (19.48%) Project Management
5 335 (18.03%) SQL
6 331 (17.81%) Oracle
7 292 (15.72%) Degree
8 266 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
9 251 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 227 (12.22%) .NET
11 226 (12.16%) SQL Server
12 224 (12.06%) Retail
13 220 (11.84%) C#
14 219 (11.79%) SDLC
15 195 (10.50%) Unix
16 192 (10.33%) Microsoft
17 191 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
18 179 (9.63%) JavaScript
19 170 (9.15%) TDD
20 168 (9.04%) HTML
21 164 (8.83%) Scrum
22 157 (8.45%) Data Centre
23 152 (8.18%) CSS
24 151 (8.13%) MS Excel
25 148 (7.97%) Business Analysis
26 141 (7.59%) Windows
27 129 (6.94%) Software Engineering
28 126 (6.78%) Linux
28 126 (6.78%) Relational Database
29 120 (6.46%) Mentoring

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 63 (3.39%) SAS
2 36 (1.94%) Tomcat
3 34 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 32 (1.72%) CMS
5 23 (1.24%) Apache
6 21 (1.13%) IIS
7 17 (0.91%) Apache Spark
8 15 (0.81%) GemFire
9 14 (0.75%) JBoss
9 14 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 13 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
11 11 (0.59%) MS Exchange
12 10 (0.54%) CICS
12 10 (0.54%) Documentum
12 10 (0.54%) Umbraco
13 9 (0.48%) MQSeries
13 9 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
14 8 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
14 8 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 151 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 65 (3.50%) MS Office
3 52 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (0.97%) MS Project
5 15 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.22%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.11%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 29 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 22 (1.18%) Cognos TM1
3 21 (1.13%) Markit EDM
4 17 (0.91%) Cognos Controller
5 13 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 12 (0.65%) MultiFonds
6 12 (0.65%) thinkFolio
7 10 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
8 9 (0.48%) Hyperion Planning
9 8 (0.43%) SAP HCM
9 8 (0.43%) SAP HR
10 7 (0.38%) HFM
11 6 (0.32%) SAP FI
11 6 (0.32%) Sonata
12 5 (0.27%) SAP CO
13 4 (0.22%) Hi Portfolio
13 4 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
13 4 (0.22%) SAP BPC
14 3 (0.16%) Eikon
14 3 (0.16%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 49 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (2.31%) PaaS
4 36 (1.94%) IaaS
5 28 (1.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 28 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
5 28 (1.51%) Amazon S3
6 25 (1.35%) SaaS
7 9 (0.48%) Office 365
8 8 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.38%) GitHub
9 7 (0.38%) Google App Engine
9 7 (0.38%) Google Compute Engine
9 7 (0.38%) Heroku
10 4 (0.22%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.054%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.054%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.054%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 61 (3.28%) Firewall
2 40 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 33 (1.78%) WAN
4 32 (1.72%) LAN
5 26 (1.40%) DNS
6 20 (1.08%) DHCP
7 19 (1.02%) BGP
7 19 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
7 19 (1.02%) EIGRP
7 19 (1.02%) Wireless
8 18 (0.97%) DMVPN
8 18 (0.97%) HTTP
8 18 (0.97%) Internet
8 18 (0.97%) MPLS
8 18 (0.97%) OSPF
9 16 (0.86%) Network Security
9 16 (0.86%) SNA
10 15 (0.81%) SAN
11 12 (0.65%) Multicast
12 11 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 126 (6.78%) Relational Database
3 111 (5.97%) Data Warehouse
4 85 (4.57%) RDBMS
5 53 (2.85%) BusinessObjects
6 51 (2.74%) Oracle Database
7 45 (2.42%) Big Data
8 43 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 41 (2.21%) NoSQL
10 38 (2.05%) Hadoop
11 34 (1.83%) Oracle BI EE
12 31 (1.67%) MySQL
12 31 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
13 30 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 26 (1.40%) MongoDB
15 20 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
16 19 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
17 18 (0.97%) BusinessObjects XI
17 18 (0.97%) DataStage
18 17 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 76 (4.09%) Git (software)
2 74 (3.98%) JIRA
3 64 (3.44%) Maven
4 61 (3.28%) Jenkins
5 52 (2.80%) Subversion
6 51 (2.74%) Selenium
7 47 (2.53%) Cucumber
8 31 (1.67%) Visual Studio
9 27 (1.45%) JUnit
10 26 (1.40%) Eclipse
11 23 (1.24%) gulp
12 22 (1.18%) TeamCity
13 21 (1.13%) Ant
14 19 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (0.97%) PowerBuilder
16 17 (0.91%) Grunt
17 14 (0.75%) HP UFT
17 14 (0.75%) IntelliJ
18 12 (0.65%) Bower
19 11 (0.59%) Axure RP
General
1 482 (25.94%) Banking
2 224 (12.06%) Retail
3 111 (5.97%) Investment Banking
4 73 (3.93%) Marketing
5 63 (3.39%) Financial Institution
5 63 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 52 (2.80%) Retail Banking
7 49 (2.64%) Pharmaceutical
8 40 (2.15%) Manufacturing
9 32 (1.72%) Billing
9 32 (1.72%) Law
10 30 (1.61%) Local Government
11 26 (1.40%) Electronics
12 22 (1.18%) Games
12 22 (1.18%) Private Banking
13 19 (1.02%) Back Office
14 17 (0.91%) Legal
15 15 (0.81%) Front Office
16 11 (0.59%) Publishing
16 11 (0.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 427 (22.98%) Developer
2 380 (20.45%) Analyst
3 205 (11.03%) Project Manager
4 148 (7.97%) Consultant
5 136 (7.32%) Java Developer
6 110 (5.92%) Business Analyst
7 102 (5.49%) Architect
8 81 (4.36%) Senior Analyst
9 76 (4.09%) IT Manager
10 70 (3.77%) C# Developer
11 62 (3.34%) Senior Developer
12 58 (3.12%) IT Analyst
13 55 (2.96%) .NET Developer
14 54 (2.91%) Software Developer
15 51 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
16 49 (2.64%) Infrastructure Manager
17 46 (2.48%) Senior Manager
18 45 (2.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
19 42 (2.26%) IT Project Manager
19 42 (2.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (12.22%) .NET
2 168 (9.04%) HTML
3 152 (8.18%) CSS
4 108 (5.81%) Spring
5 96 (5.17%) REST
6 94 (5.06%) jQuery
7 90 (4.84%) HTML5
8 83 (4.47%) XML
9 73 (3.93%) Web Services
10 70 (3.77%) AngularJS
10 70 (3.77%) ASP.NET
11 61 (3.28%) Hibernate
12 56 (3.01%) CSS3
13 48 (2.58%) .NET Framework
14 45 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 42 (2.26%) JSON
16 40 (2.15%) JMS
17 35 (1.88%) J2EE
18 32 (1.72%) Middleware
19 30 (1.61%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 266 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
2 157 (8.45%) Data Centre
3 101 (5.44%) User Experience
4 96 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 70 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 58 (3.12%) Virtual Team
7 46 (2.48%) Visualisation
8 41 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
9 37 (1.99%) Data Integration
9 37 (1.99%) Derivative
10 33 (1.78%) Fixed Income
11 29 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
11 29 (1.56%) Mainframe
12 28 (1.51%) Market Risk
12 28 (1.51%) Mathematics
13 25 (1.35%) Statistics
14 21 (1.13%) Data Structures
15 20 (1.08%) Economics
15 20 (1.08%) Mobile App
16 19 (1.02%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 195 (10.50%) Unix
2 141 (7.59%) Windows
3 126 (6.78%) Linux
4 35 (1.88%) Windows Server
5 33 (1.78%) Solaris
6 25 (1.35%) Android
7 18 (0.97%) Apple iOS
8 13 (0.70%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.48%) zOS
11 8 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.38%) AIX
13 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.16%) OS/400
15 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.11%) MVS
15 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 562 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (19.48%) Project Management
3 251 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 219 (11.79%) SDLC
5 191 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
6 170 (9.15%) TDD
7 164 (8.83%) Scrum
8 148 (7.97%) Business Analysis
9 129 (6.94%) Software Engineering
10 120 (6.46%) Mentoring
11 119 (6.40%) Analytics
12 111 (5.97%) Asset Management
13 109 (5.87%) Continuous Integration
14 107 (5.76%) ITIL
15 94 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
16 90 (4.84%) Service Delivery
17 89 (4.79%) OO
18 88 (4.74%) Migration
19 86 (4.63%) PRINCE2
20 83 (4.47%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 370 (19.91%) Java
2 335 (18.03%) SQL
3 220 (11.84%) C#
4 179 (9.63%) JavaScript
5 111 (5.97%) Python
6 75 (4.04%) PL/SQL
7 74 (3.98%) Perl
8 58 (3.12%) Shell Script
9 47 (2.53%) C++
10 32 (1.72%) VBA
11 30 (1.61%) PowerShell
12 28 (1.51%) Ruby
13 26 (1.40%) VB.NET
14 20 (1.08%) Scala
14 20 (1.08%) T-SQL
15 15 (0.81%) C
15 15 (0.81%) Groovy
16 14 (0.75%) VBScript
17 13 (0.70%) Bash Shell
17 13 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 292 (15.72%) Degree
2 30 (1.61%) CISSP
2 30 (1.61%) ISEB
3 29 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (1.51%) PMI Certification
5 27 (1.45%) CCNP
6 21 (1.13%) CCIE
6 21 (1.13%) CCNA
6 21 (1.13%) CISM
6 21 (1.13%) ISTQB
7 18 (0.97%) PMP
8 14 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 14 (0.75%) Security Cleared
9 13 (0.70%) APMP
10 12 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.54%) CISA
11 10 (0.54%) SC Cleared
12 9 (0.48%) CEH
13 8 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (4.63%) QA
2 42 (2.26%) SLA
3 31 (1.67%) COBIT
4 20 (1.08%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
7 8 (0.43%) PMBOK
8 5 (0.27%) Basel III
8 5 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.27%) EMIR
8 5 (0.27%) ISO 8583
8 5 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 7816
8 5 (0.27%) MiFID
8 5 (0.27%) UCITS
9 4 (0.22%) IAS 39
10 3 (0.16%) Basel II
10 3 (0.16%) P3O
10 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.11%) FATCA
11 2 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 45 (2.42%) Docker
2 28 (1.51%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.48%) RACF
5 9 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 9 (0.48%) Veritas File System
5 9 (0.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 8 (0.43%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 8 (0.43%) Time Sharing Option
7 7 (0.38%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.32%) Squid
9 4 (0.22%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.16%) MetaFrame
10 3 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.16%) vSphere
11 2 (0.11%) Firmware
11 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.054%) Samba
Systems Management
1 33 (1.78%) Mesos
2 28 (1.51%) Kubernetes
3 26 (1.40%) SCCM
4 22 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (1.18%) Puppet
5 15 (0.81%) Rundeck
6 10 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.43%) zSecure
8 7 (0.38%) Ansible
8 7 (0.38%) CFEngine
8 7 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (0.38%) Oozie
8 7 (0.38%) SCOM
9 6 (0.32%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.27%) Capistrano
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
1 331 (17.81%) Oracle
2 192 (10.33%) Microsoft
3 80 (4.31%) Sybase
4 74 (3.98%) IBM
5 70 (3.77%) SAP
6 65 (3.50%) Cognos
7 46 (2.48%) Informatica
8 44 (2.37%) HP
9 37 (1.99%) VMware
10 35 (1.88%) Cisco
11 32 (1.72%) Tableau
12 29 (1.56%) Charles River
13 26 (1.40%) Reuters
14 25 (1.35%) CheckPoint
14 25 (1.35%) Veritas
15 24 (1.29%) Bloomberg
16 22 (1.18%) Fortinet
16 22 (1.18%) Hyperion
17 20 (1.08%) Fidessa
18 19 (1.02%) Citrix
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