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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1071 991 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.73% 24.55% 30.24%
As % of the General category 68.65% 59.95% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 650 591 494
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £31,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,100 £62,500
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
1560 1653 1392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.13% 40.96% 43.98%
Number of salaries quoted 919 1015 749
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,700 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 0 517 £45,000 -3.22% 106
Glasgow 0 429 £50,000 +11.11% 51
Stirling 0 62 £50,000 +14.94% 2
Aberdeen +32 17 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Fife +9 16 £42,926 -4.61% 1
West Lothian +8 10 £40,000 -36.00% 9
Dundee +3 8 £35,000 - 3
Renfrewshire -2 6 £50,000 +122.22%
West Dunbartonshire - 6 £37,750 -
Highlands +3 1 - - 1
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 - -
Ayrshire - 1 - -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (30.11%) Banking
2 458 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
3 405 (19.27%) SQL
4 384 (18.27%) Java
5 373 (17.75%) Project Management
6 342 (16.27%) Oracle
7 320 (15.22%) Degree
8 298 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
9 258 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
10 207 (9.85%) Linux
11 187 (8.90%) Web Services
12 182 (8.66%) Microsoft
13 180 (8.56%) UNIX
14 163 (7.75%) Telecoms
15 162 (7.71%) Business Analysis
16 160 (7.61%) Retail
16 160 (7.61%) SQL Server
17 155 (7.37%) Python
18 149 (7.09%) JavaScript
19 147 (6.99%) Windows
20 143 (6.80%) .NET
21 136 (6.47%) PRINCE2
21 136 (6.47%) Relational Database
22 134 (6.37%) ITIL
23 125 (5.95%) C#
24 119 (5.66%) MS Excel
25 118 (5.61%) TDD
26 115 (5.47%) Investment Management
27 113 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
27 113 (5.38%) Business Intelligence

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 57 (2.71%) SAS
2 37 (1.76%) SharePoint
3 36 (1.71%) MS Exchange
4 35 (1.67%) Tomcat
4 35 (1.67%) WebSphere
5 28 (1.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 26 (1.24%) JBoss
7 22 (1.05%) Apache
8 20 (0.95%) WebLogic
9 17 (0.81%) IIS
10 16 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
11 15 (0.71%) CMS
12 14 (0.67%) Mule
13 13 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 10 (0.48%) Lync
15 9 (0.43%) FileNet
15 9 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.33%) Drupal
16 7 (0.33%) IBM Notes
17 6 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 119 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 71 (3.38%) MS Office
3 33 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (1.33%) MS Project
5 20 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.14%) SPSS
7 2 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.095%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 69 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
2 55 (2.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 39 (1.86%) Oracle Payables
3 39 (1.86%) Oracle Financials
4 38 (1.81%) Oracle Receivables
5 35 (1.67%) Oracle General Ledger
6 23 (1.09%) Oracle iProcurement
7 22 (1.05%) Markit EDM
8 21 (1.00%) SAP FI
9 20 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
9 20 (0.95%) SAP CO
10 16 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
11 15 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 9 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
13 8 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 8 (0.38%) SAP PLM
13 8 (0.38%) SAP SCM
13 8 (0.38%) Oracle SCM
13 8 (0.38%) SAP SD
13 8 (0.38%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 105 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.38%) SaaS
5 3 (0.14%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.095%) SmartFocus
6 2 (0.095%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.048%) Office 365
7 1 (0.048%) GitHub
7 1 (0.048%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.048%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.048%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.048%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.048%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.57%) Firewall
2 43 (2.05%) Internet
3 35 (1.67%) LAN
4 33 (1.57%) WAN
5 30 (1.43%) Network Security
6 29 (1.38%) SAN
7 23 (1.09%) DNS
8 20 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
9 17 (0.81%) TCP/IP
10 16 (0.76%) Intranet
11 15 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (0.57%) Wireless
13 11 (0.52%) HTTP
13 11 (0.52%) DMZ
14 10 (0.48%) NAS
15 7 (0.33%) MPLS
16 6 (0.29%) WLAN
16 6 (0.29%) SMTP
17 5 (0.24%) VoIP
17 5 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 136 (6.47%) Relational Database
3 113 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
4 75 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 71 (3.38%) RDBMS
6 28 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 27 (1.28%) Big Data
7 27 (1.28%) DataStage
8 26 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
9 25 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
10 24 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
11 22 (1.05%) DB2
12 19 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
13 18 (0.86%) MongoDB
14 17 (0.81%) SQLPlus
15 16 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (0.76%) MySQL
16 14 (0.67%) Hadoop
16 14 (0.67%) NoSQL
17 13 (0.62%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 45 (2.14%) Selenium
2 36 (1.71%) JUnit
3 32 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 31 (1.47%) Maven
5 26 (1.24%) Subversion
6 24 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
7 23 (1.09%) Git (software)
8 22 (1.05%) Cucumber
9 20 (0.95%) JIRA
9 20 (0.95%) Ant
10 16 (0.76%) Toad
11 15 (0.71%) LoadRunner
12 13 (0.62%) Visual Studio
12 13 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
13 12 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
14 11 (0.52%) Eclipse
14 11 (0.52%) Mockito
15 9 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (0.33%) Appium
17 6 (0.29%) Gradle
General
1 633 (30.11%) Banking
2 163 (7.75%) Telecoms
3 160 (7.61%) Retail
4 98 (4.66%) Investment Banking
5 54 (2.57%) Retail Banking
6 47 (2.24%) Marketing
7 45 (2.14%) Financial Institution
8 40 (1.90%) Games
9 39 (1.86%) Manufacturing
10 33 (1.57%) Law
11 31 (1.47%) Legal
12 27 (1.28%) Back Office
13 26 (1.24%) Private Banking
14 23 (1.09%) Front Office
15 18 (0.86%) Advertising
15 18 (0.86%) General Ledger
16 12 (0.57%) Billing
17 11 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
18 7 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 560 (26.64%) Analyst
2 359 (17.08%) Developer
3 203 (9.66%) Business Analyst
4 197 (9.37%) Project Manager
5 137 (6.52%) Consultant
6 132 (6.28%) Architect
7 120 (5.71%) Java Developer
8 86 (4.09%) Senior Developer
9 75 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
10 70 (3.33%) Test Manager
11 69 (3.28%) Support Analyst
12 63 (3.00%) Test Analyst
13 53 (2.52%) Senior Manager
14 50 (2.38%) Systems Analyst
15 46 (2.19%) Senior Java Developer
16 45 (2.14%) Security Analyst
17 41 (1.95%) Technical Analyst
17 41 (1.95%) Infrastructure Manager
18 37 (1.76%) Technical Specialist
19 36 (1.71%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (8.90%) Web Services
2 143 (6.80%) .NET
3 103 (4.90%) Spring
4 85 (4.04%) HTML
5 72 (3.43%) XML
6 66 (3.14%) Hibernate
7 65 (3.09%) CSS
8 58 (2.76%) J2EE
8 58 (2.76%) Middleware
9 53 (2.52%) jQuery
10 52 (2.47%) ASP.NET
11 37 (1.76%) HTML5
12 36 (1.71%) REST
13 35 (1.67%) JMS
14 34 (1.62%) RESTful
15 30 (1.43%) WCF
16 28 (1.33%) JSP
17 23 (1.09%) Struts
17 23 (1.09%) .NET Framework
18 22 (1.05%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 298 (14.18%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 63 (3.00%) Management Information System
4 40 (1.90%) Mobile App
5 39 (1.86%) Data Integration
6 38 (1.81%) Open Source
6 38 (1.81%) Mathematics
7 37 (1.76%) Derivative
8 36 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
9 35 (1.67%) Equities
10 29 (1.38%) Mainframe
10 29 (1.38%) PMI
11 27 (1.28%) Cryptography
12 25 (1.19%) Physics
13 24 (1.14%) User Experience
14 18 (0.86%) Reference Data
14 18 (0.86%) Blackberry
14 18 (0.86%) Fixed Income
15 16 (0.76%) Credit Risk
16 14 (0.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 207 (9.85%) Linux
2 180 (8.56%) UNIX
3 147 (6.99%) Windows
4 33 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (1.47%) Windows 7
6 30 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (1.28%) AIX
7 27 (1.28%) Solaris
8 26 (1.24%) Apple iOS
9 25 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (0.90%) Android
11 10 (0.48%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.38%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.33%) Windows XP
14 6 (0.29%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.095%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.095%) CentOS
15 2 (0.095%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 458 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
2 373 (17.75%) Project Management
3 258 (12.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 162 (7.71%) Business Analysis
5 136 (6.47%) PRINCE2
6 134 (6.37%) ITIL
7 118 (5.61%) TDD
8 115 (5.47%) Investment Management
9 113 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
10 111 (5.28%) Information Security
11 107 (5.09%) Risk Management
12 106 (5.04%) Mentoring
13 103 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
14 99 (4.71%) Change Management
15 97 (4.61%) Coaching
16 96 (4.57%) Waterfall
16 96 (4.57%) Analytics
17 95 (4.52%) Continuous Integration
18 81 (3.85%) Scrum
19 72 (3.43%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 405 (19.27%) SQL
2 384 (18.27%) Java
3 155 (7.37%) Python
4 149 (7.09%) JavaScript
5 125 (5.95%) C#
6 94 (4.47%) PL/SQL
7 63 (3.00%) Perl
8 57 (2.71%) Shell Script
9 41 (1.95%) PHP
10 38 (1.81%) VBA
11 30 (1.43%) C++
12 26 (1.24%) Ruby
13 21 (1.00%) VB
14 20 (0.95%) T-SQL
15 17 (0.81%) C
16 16 (0.76%) VB.NET
17 15 (0.71%) XPath
17 15 (0.71%) Bash Shell
18 12 (0.57%) PowerShell
18 12 (0.57%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 320 (15.22%) Degree
2 97 (4.61%) ISEB
3 74 (3.52%) ISTQB
4 71 (3.38%) CISSP
5 49 (2.33%) PMI Certification
6 44 (2.09%) CISM
7 38 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 35 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 34 (1.62%) Security Cleared
10 27 (1.28%) SC Cleared
11 25 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 24 (1.14%) CISA
13 21 (1.00%) PMP
14 20 (0.95%) ISEB Practitioner
15 16 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
15 16 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (0.48%) MCSE
17 8 (0.38%) CISMP
17 8 (0.38%) CCSA
17 8 (0.38%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (5.09%) QA
2 63 (3.00%) SLA
3 46 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.09%) COBIT
5 22 (1.05%) ISO 9001
6 21 (1.00%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.52%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.48%) FATCA
9 7 (0.33%) Solvency II
10 5 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.19%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.14%) MiFID
12 3 (0.14%) Basel II
12 3 (0.14%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.048%) P3O
13 1 (0.048%) EMIR
13 1 (0.048%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.048%) AIFMD
13 1 (0.048%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 59 (2.81%) Active Directory
2 39 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.67%) VMware ESX
4 10 (0.48%) vSphere
5 9 (0.43%) XenApp
5 9 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (0.29%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.24%) MetaFrame
9 4 (0.19%) PowerHA
9 4 (0.19%) RACF
9 4 (0.19%) Docker
10 2 (0.095%) KVM
10 2 (0.095%) Firmware
10 2 (0.095%) Xen
10 2 (0.095%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.048%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.048%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.048%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 51 (2.43%) Puppet
2 44 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
4 22 (1.05%) Nagios
5 16 (0.76%) Munin
5 16 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
5 16 (0.76%) Graphite
6 12 (0.57%) SCOM
7 10 (0.48%) SCCM
8 9 (0.43%) Data Guard
9 7 (0.33%) Control-M
9 7 (0.33%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (0.29%) Tivoli
10 6 (0.29%) MOM
11 5 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 4 (0.19%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.19%) Red Hat Satellite
12 4 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
12 4 (0.19%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 342 (16.27%) Oracle
2 182 (8.66%) Microsoft
3 77 (3.66%) SAP
4 61 (2.90%) IBM
5 58 (2.76%) VMware
6 52 (2.47%) Business Objects
7 51 (2.43%) Sybase
8 39 (1.86%) HP
9 29 (1.38%) Cognos
10 28 (1.33%) Cisco
10 28 (1.33%) Informatica
10 28 (1.33%) Red Hat
11 24 (1.14%) Citrix
12 13 (0.62%) CheckPoint
13 12 (0.57%) Pegasus
13 12 (0.57%) Talend
14 11 (0.52%) Lotus
14 11 (0.52%) Charles River
15 10 (0.48%) Symantec
15 10 (0.48%) Misys
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Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £380 - £405 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: Pension, Healthcare + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £25569 - £38353 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Core Asset Consulting
Salary: Not Disclosed
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen
TSB
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
TSB
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeenshire
TSB
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Lothian
TSB
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Perth, Perth & Kinross
TSB
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
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Search Consultancy
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £70K + 20% Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + BENEFITS
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