The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1042 926 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.02% 28.24% 27.37%
As % of the General category 62.10% 65.21% 67.95%
Number of salaries quoted 680 562 557
Average salary £46,000 £46,500 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.07% +7.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
General Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1678 1420 1295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.12% 43.31% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 884 840
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Finance
UK

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 0 489 £45,000 - 75
Glasgow +2 404 £47,250 -0.52% 57
Stirling 0 46 £46,000 +12.88% 7
West Lothian +4 10 £40,000 +11.11% 3
Aberdeen -1 10 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Dundee - 6 £37,500 -
Fife - 5 £45,000 - 2
Highlands - 5 £46,000 -
Aberdeenshire -1 1 £30,000 -52.00%
Lanarkshire - 1 £51,500 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Grampian - 1 £30,000 -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 465 (23.44%) SQL
2 431 (21.72%) Banking
3 379 (19.10%) Oracle
4 365 (18.40%) Java
5 267 (13.46%) Project Management
6 245 (12.35%) Degree
7 237 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 214 (10.79%) Microsoft
9 192 (9.68%) UNIX
10 183 (9.22%) Business Analysis
11 172 (8.67%) Windows
12 161 (8.11%) Retail
13 157 (7.91%) ITIL
13 157 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
14 152 (7.66%) HTML
15 151 (7.61%) Linux
16 150 (7.56%) XML
17 148 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
18 147 (7.41%) MS Excel
19 139 (7.01%) JavaScript
20 137 (6.91%) PL/SQL
21 136 (6.85%) Risk Management
22 132 (6.65%) C++
23 131 (6.60%) C#
24 129 (6.50%) Computer Science
25 127 (6.40%) Investment Banking
26 123 (6.20%) SQL Server
27 117 (5.90%) .NET
28 114 (5.75%) Spring
29 111 (5.59%) Relational Database

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 62 (3.13%) SAS
2 47 (2.37%) WebSphere
3 38 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 33 (1.66%) MS Exchange
5 32 (1.61%) WebLogic
6 27 (1.36%) Tomcat
7 21 (1.06%) IBM Notes
8 20 (1.01%) IIS
9 19 (0.96%) Node.js
10 18 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
11 17 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
12 15 (0.76%) CMS
13 10 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 10 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
13 10 (0.50%) Mule
14 9 (0.45%) Apache
15 7 (0.35%) TIBCO EMS
15 7 (0.35%) NetWeaver
15 7 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 6 (0.30%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 147 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 95 (4.79%) MS Office
3 90 (4.54%) MS Project
4 31 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.25%) SPSS
7 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.10%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.050%) FastStats
8 1 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.050%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 107 (5.39%) Oracle EBS
2 77 (3.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 33 (1.66%) Oracle General Ledger
3 33 (1.66%) Oracle Receivables
4 30 (1.51%) Oracle Payables
5 28 (1.41%) SAP Retail
5 28 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
6 25 (1.26%) Oracle iProcurement
7 23 (1.16%) Oracle Cash Management
7 23 (1.16%) Oracle Financials
8 20 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
9 19 (0.96%) Oracle Assets
10 18 (0.91%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 15 (0.76%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 15 (0.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 11 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
13 10 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
13 10 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 9 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
15 8 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.35%) Heroku
3 7 (0.35%) OpenShift
3 7 (0.35%) Google Compute Engine
4 3 (0.15%) SaaS
5 1 (0.050%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.81%) DNS
2 34 (1.71%) Firewall
3 33 (1.66%) Internet
4 22 (1.11%) SAN
5 21 (1.06%) HTTP
5 21 (1.06%) WAN
6 20 (1.01%) VoIP
7 18 (0.91%) NetScaler
8 14 (0.71%) LAN
8 14 (0.71%) TCP/IP
8 14 (0.71%) SSL
9 11 (0.55%) LDAP
9 11 (0.55%) Network Security
10 10 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (0.45%) DHCP
12 7 (0.35%) WLAN
13 6 (0.30%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.30%) Intranet
14 5 (0.25%) FTP
14 5 (0.25%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (6.20%) SQL Server
2 111 (5.59%) Relational Database
3 96 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
4 78 (3.93%) RDBMS
5 74 (3.73%) Oracle Database
6 40 (2.02%) Oracle BI EE
7 36 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
8 34 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 28 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
10 26 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (1.16%) NoSQL
13 20 (1.01%) DataStage
13 20 (1.01%) DB2
14 19 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
15 16 (0.81%) MySQL
15 16 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (0.81%) Pentaho
15 16 (0.81%) Big Data
16 15 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 40 (2.02%) JUnit
2 22 (1.11%) Visual Studio
2 22 (1.11%) Subversion
3 18 (0.91%) Maven
4 17 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
4 17 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
5 15 (0.76%) Eclipse
5 15 (0.76%) JIRA
5 15 (0.76%) Jenkins
6 14 (0.71%) Selenium
6 14 (0.71%) Git (software)
6 14 (0.71%) ERwin
7 13 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (0.45%) PowerDesigner
8 9 (0.45%) Ant
9 8 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
10 7 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
10 7 (0.35%) Mockito
10 7 (0.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 431 (21.72%) Banking
2 161 (8.11%) Retail
3 127 (6.40%) Investment Banking
4 78 (3.93%) Retail Banking
5 77 (3.88%) Financial Institution
6 58 (2.92%) Marketing
7 52 (2.62%) Billing
8 48 (2.42%) Telecoms
9 42 (2.12%) Front Office
10 39 (1.97%) Advertising
11 34 (1.71%) Manufacturing
12 33 (1.66%) Legal
13 26 (1.31%) Back Office
14 21 (1.06%) General Ledger
15 14 (0.71%) Publishing
15 14 (0.71%) Aerospace
16 13 (0.66%) Electronics
17 12 (0.60%) Law
18 8 (0.40%) French Language
19 6 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 525 (26.46%) Analyst
2 471 (23.74%) Developer
3 194 (9.78%) Project Manager
4 180 (9.07%) Business Analyst
5 167 (8.42%) Java Developer
6 134 (6.75%) Consultant
7 98 (4.94%) Architect
8 91 (4.59%) Senior Developer
9 64 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
10 55 (2.77%) Systems Analyst
11 50 (2.52%) Programmer
11 50 (2.52%) Senior Analyst
12 49 (2.47%) Oracle Developer
13 46 (2.32%) Support Analyst
13 46 (2.32%) IT Project Manager
14 40 (2.02%) Technical Analyst
15 38 (1.92%) Analyst Programmer
15 38 (1.92%) PMO Analyst
16 37 (1.86%) Test Manager
16 37 (1.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (7.66%) HTML
2 150 (7.56%) XML
3 117 (5.90%) .NET
4 114 (5.75%) Spring
5 96 (4.84%) CSS
6 93 (4.69%) J2EE
7 81 (4.08%) jQuery
8 77 (3.88%) Hibernate
9 64 (3.23%) HTML5
10 57 (2.87%) ASP.NET
10 57 (2.87%) Web Services
11 42 (2.12%) SOAP
11 42 (2.12%) JMS
12 38 (1.92%) Middleware
13 37 (1.86%) CSS3
14 35 (1.76%) XSLT
14 35 (1.76%) WPF
15 33 (1.66%) JSON
16 30 (1.51%) Struts
17 26 (1.31%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 129 (6.50%) Computer Science
2 86 (4.33%) Mathematics
3 68 (3.43%) Physics
4 66 (3.33%) Grid Computing
5 64 (3.23%) Market Risk
6 44 (2.22%) Equities
7 35 (1.76%) Fixed Income
8 34 (1.71%) Management Information System
8 34 (1.71%) Derivative
9 33 (1.66%) PMI
10 29 (1.46%) Client/Server
11 25 (1.26%) Credit Risk
11 25 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (1.11%) Open Source
12 22 (1.11%) Clustering
13 18 (0.91%) Statistics
14 16 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 16 (0.81%) Mobile App
15 15 (0.76%) Data Integration
15 15 (0.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 192 (9.68%) UNIX
2 172 (8.67%) Windows
3 151 (7.61%) Linux
4 36 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (1.41%) AIX
7 26 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (1.11%) Solaris
9 17 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.66%) Windows 7
11 12 (0.60%) Android
11 12 (0.60%) Windows XP
12 11 (0.55%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (0.35%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.30%) zOS
16 4 (0.20%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.20%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.10%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (13.46%) Project Management
2 237 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 183 (9.22%) Business Analysis
4 157 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
4 157 (7.91%) ITIL
5 148 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
6 136 (6.85%) Risk Management
7 101 (5.09%) OO
8 93 (4.69%) PRINCE2
9 92 (4.64%) Investment Management
10 91 (4.59%) Change Management
10 91 (4.59%) Asset Management
11 86 (4.33%) ETL
12 83 (4.18%) Scrum
13 79 (3.98%) CRM
14 65 (3.28%) Service Delivery
14 65 (3.28%) Information Security
15 64 (3.23%) Workflow
16 62 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
17 61 (3.07%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 465 (23.44%) SQL
2 365 (18.40%) Java
3 139 (7.01%) JavaScript
4 137 (6.91%) PL/SQL
5 132 (6.65%) C++
6 131 (6.60%) C#
7 76 (3.83%) Python
8 55 (2.77%) Perl
9 49 (2.47%) Shell Script
10 30 (1.51%) PowerShell
11 28 (1.41%) VB
12 27 (1.36%) T-SQL
13 22 (1.11%) VBA
13 22 (1.11%) Scala
14 16 (0.81%) C
15 12 (0.60%) PHP
16 11 (0.55%) VB.NET
16 11 (0.55%) RPG
17 10 (0.50%) VBScript
17 10 (0.50%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 245 (12.35%) Degree
2 49 (2.47%) PMI Certification
3 39 (1.97%) ISEB
3 39 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 36 (1.81%) CISSP
5 29 (1.46%) ISTQB
6 28 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (0.86%) MCSE
8 17 (0.86%) CEH
8 17 (0.86%) PMP
8 17 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 16 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 15 (0.76%) CCA
10 15 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
11 13 (0.66%) CISA
12 12 (0.60%) CISM
12 12 (0.60%) MCITP
13 10 (0.50%) Security Cleared
14 9 (0.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (4.59%) QA
2 54 (2.72%) SLA
3 12 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.25%) COBIT
6 5 (0.25%) Basel III
7 4 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.050%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.050%) Basel II
8 1 (0.050%) FATCA
8 1 (0.050%) COREP
System Software
1 70 (3.53%) Active Directory
2 41 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (1.36%) XenApp
4 16 (0.81%) XenServer
4 16 (0.81%) XenDesktop
5 13 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.35%) Docker
8 6 (0.30%) vSphere
9 4 (0.20%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.20%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.15%) MetaFrame
11 2 (0.10%) Samba
11 2 (0.10%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.050%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.050%) Gluster
12 1 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.55%) XenMobile
3 9 (0.45%) SCOM
4 8 (0.40%) Puppet
5 7 (0.35%) Tivoli
5 7 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.30%) Data Guard
6 6 (0.30%) MOM
6 6 (0.30%) CFEngine
7 5 (0.25%) SCCM
8 4 (0.20%) WSUS
8 4 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.10%) CA LISA
9 2 (0.10%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.10%) ServiceCenter
9 2 (0.10%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.10%) Control-M
9 2 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.10%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 379 (19.10%) Oracle
2 214 (10.79%) Microsoft
3 94 (4.74%) SAP
4 72 (3.63%) VMware
5 68 (3.43%) Sybase
5 68 (3.43%) Informatica
6 59 (2.97%) Citrix
7 34 (1.71%) HP
8 32 (1.61%) IBM
9 26 (1.31%) Lotus
10 24 (1.21%) Business Objects
10 24 (1.21%) JBoss
10 24 (1.21%) Cognos
11 20 (1.01%) Red Hat
12 19 (0.96%) Cisco
13 18 (0.91%) Google
14 14 (0.71%) Sage
15 11 (0.55%) TIBCO
15 11 (0.55%) Reuters
15 11 (0.55%) EMC
Livingston, West Lothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £59999 per annum + Relocation offer to Scotland
Posted: 27 minutes ago
Scotland
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Salt
Salary: £60 - £63 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + bonus, pension + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent company benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent company benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £44000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus, Car Allowance, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday