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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 953 949 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.13% 30.64% 25.46%
As % of the General category 59.12% 68.57% 67.68%
Number of salaries quoted 561 492 581
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
General Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1612 1384 1318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.82% 44.69% 37.62%
Number of salaries quoted 985 747 911
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh 0 492 £47,500 +6.74% 37
Glasgow +2 360 £45,000 - 22
Stirling 0 46 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Fife +7 9 £45,000 - 2
Aberdeen -21 9 £55,000 +15.78% 4
Renfrewshire - 5 £22,500 -
Dundee +3 4 - -
West Lothian -3 3 £47,500 +31.94%
Inverclyde - 2 - -
Lanarkshire - 2 £51,500 -
East Lothian - 1 £50,000 -
Highlands - 1 £45,000 -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 383 (20.30%) SQL
2 359 (19.02%) Banking
3 311 (16.48%) Java
4 280 (14.84%) Oracle
5 258 (13.67%) Project Management
6 247 (13.09%) Microsoft
7 235 (12.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 215 (11.39%) Degree
9 183 (9.70%) Windows
10 175 (9.27%) MS Excel
11 172 (9.11%) UNIX
12 153 (8.11%) SQL Server
13 152 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
14 147 (7.79%) C#
15 142 (7.53%) Retail
16 141 (7.47%) .NET
17 139 (7.37%) Business Analysis
18 136 (7.21%) ITIL
19 135 (7.15%) XML
20 129 (6.84%) HTML
21 127 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
22 124 (6.57%) Linux
23 118 (6.25%) JavaScript
24 117 (6.20%) C++
24 117 (6.20%) Change Management
25 100 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
26 98 (5.19%) PRINCE2
26 98 (5.19%) Scrum
27 97 (5.14%) Risk Management
28 93 (4.93%) Spring

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 59 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 59 (3.13%) SAS
2 57 (3.02%) WebSphere
3 28 (1.48%) WebLogic
3 28 (1.48%) Tomcat
4 18 (0.95%) Node.js
4 18 (0.95%) MS Exchange
5 15 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
6 13 (0.69%) IIS
7 12 (0.64%) Apache
7 12 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
8 11 (0.58%) TIBCO EMS
8 11 (0.58%) CMS
9 10 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
10 9 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (0.42%) Lync
11 8 (0.42%) CICS
12 6 (0.32%) GemFire
Applications
1 175 (9.27%) MS Excel
2 91 (4.82%) MS Office
3 65 (3.44%) MS Project
4 39 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.11%) SPSS
8 1 (0.053%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.053%) DOC1
8 1 (0.053%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.053%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 60 (3.18%) Oracle EBS
2 40 (2.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 24 (1.27%) SAP CO
4 23 (1.22%) SAP FI
4 23 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
5 16 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 16 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
7 13 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
8 12 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
9 10 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
10 9 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
10 9 (0.48%) SAP SCM
10 9 (0.48%) SAP MM
10 9 (0.48%) SAP PP
10 9 (0.48%) SAP SD
11 8 (0.42%) Sage 200
11 8 (0.42%) Sage 50
11 8 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
11 8 (0.42%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.053%) SaaS
2 1 (0.053%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.053%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 35 (1.85%) Internet
2 24 (1.27%) DNS
3 22 (1.17%) Firewall
4 20 (1.06%) SAN
5 19 (1.01%) WAN
6 18 (0.95%) LAN
7 16 (0.85%) NetScaler
8 15 (0.79%) VoIP
9 13 (0.69%) HTTP
10 10 (0.53%) SSL
11 9 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (0.42%) LDAP
12 8 (0.42%) Network Security
13 6 (0.32%) FTP
14 5 (0.26%) HTTPS
15 4 (0.21%) IPsec
15 4 (0.21%) ATM
15 4 (0.21%) DHCP
15 4 (0.21%) WLAN
15 4 (0.21%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 100 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
3 87 (4.61%) Relational Database
4 72 (3.82%) Oracle Database
5 62 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 60 (3.18%) RDBMS
7 46 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 40 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 34 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (1.59%) DB2
11 29 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
12 26 (1.38%) OLAP
13 25 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
14 24 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
15 23 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
16 17 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
16 17 (0.90%) MySQL
16 17 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
17 16 (0.85%) DataStage
18 15 (0.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 44 (2.33%) Subversion
2 38 (2.01%) JUnit
3 21 (1.11%) Maven
4 19 (1.01%) Visual Studio
4 19 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
5 18 (0.95%) Selenium
6 16 (0.85%) Eclipse
6 16 (0.85%) ClearCase
7 14 (0.74%) Git (software)
8 13 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
8 13 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (0.58%) JIRA
9 11 (0.58%) NUnit
9 11 (0.58%) LoadRunner
9 11 (0.58%) Jenkins
10 10 (0.53%) Mockito
10 10 (0.53%) ERwin
11 9 (0.48%) Cucumber
12 8 (0.42%) Ant
13 7 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
General
1 359 (19.02%) Banking
2 142 (7.53%) Retail
3 88 (4.66%) Investment Banking
4 61 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 55 (2.91%) Retail Banking
6 42 (2.23%) Financial Institution
7 39 (2.07%) Marketing
8 34 (1.80%) Legal
8 34 (1.80%) Manufacturing
9 33 (1.75%) Advertising
10 27 (1.43%) Publishing
11 26 (1.38%) Back Office
11 26 (1.38%) Billing
12 20 (1.06%) Law
13 14 (0.74%) Front Office
14 12 (0.64%) Private Banking
15 9 (0.48%) French Language
16 8 (0.42%) Local Government
17 5 (0.26%) Electronics
17 5 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 417 (22.10%) Analyst
2 414 (21.94%) Developer
3 195 (10.33%) Project Manager
4 169 (8.96%) Consultant
5 153 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 117 (6.20%) Java Developer
7 92 (4.88%) Architect
8 62 (3.29%) Senior Developer
9 55 (2.91%) SAP Consultant
10 52 (2.76%) Infrastructure Manager
11 47 (2.49%) Software Engineer
12 46 (2.44%) Programmer
13 43 (2.28%) Administrator
14 41 (2.17%) Software Developer
15 37 (1.96%) Senior Analyst
16 36 (1.91%) Technical Analyst
16 36 (1.91%) Test Manager
16 36 (1.91%) Senior Manager
16 36 (1.91%) PMO Analyst
16 36 (1.91%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (7.47%) .NET
2 135 (7.15%) XML
3 129 (6.84%) HTML
4 93 (4.93%) Spring
5 89 (4.72%) CSS
6 87 (4.61%) J2EE
7 78 (4.13%) jQuery
8 77 (4.08%) Hibernate
9 73 (3.87%) HTML5
10 66 (3.50%) ASP.NET
11 63 (3.34%) Web Services
12 47 (2.49%) CSS3
13 38 (2.01%) JSON
14 35 (1.85%) Middleware
15 32 (1.70%) JMS
15 32 (1.70%) SOAP
16 31 (1.64%) XSLT
17 30 (1.59%) JSF
18 28 (1.48%) Struts
19 27 (1.43%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 87 (4.61%) Computer Science
2 59 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 49 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 43 (2.28%) Physics
5 41 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
6 38 (2.01%) Grid Computing
7 37 (1.96%) Equities
8 35 (1.85%) Market Risk
9 34 (1.80%) Mobile App
10 26 (1.38%) Mainframe
10 26 (1.38%) Client/Server
11 23 (1.22%) Derivative
12 20 (1.06%) Fixed Income
12 20 (1.06%) PMI
13 19 (1.01%) Credit Risk
13 19 (1.01%) Clustering
14 18 (0.95%) Blackberry
15 17 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 17 (0.90%) iPad
16 16 (0.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 183 (9.70%) Windows
2 172 (9.11%) UNIX
3 124 (6.57%) Linux
4 46 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (1.43%) AIX
8 25 (1.32%) Windows 7
9 19 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 17 (0.90%) Windows XP
10 17 (0.90%) Solaris
11 14 (0.74%) Android
12 13 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.53%) Windows 8
13 10 (0.53%) zOS
14 3 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.16%) OS/400
15 2 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.11%) Debian
16 1 (0.053%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (13.67%) Project Management
2 235 (12.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 152 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (7.37%) Business Analysis
5 136 (7.21%) ITIL
6 127 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
7 117 (6.20%) Change Management
8 98 (5.19%) PRINCE2
8 98 (5.19%) Scrum
9 97 (5.14%) Risk Management
10 85 (4.50%) ETL
11 81 (4.29%) OO
11 81 (4.29%) Service Delivery
12 77 (4.08%) Software Engineering
13 72 (3.82%) Service Management
14 67 (3.55%) Investment Management
15 65 (3.44%) Unit Testing
16 59 (3.13%) SOA
16 59 (3.13%) Analytics
17 55 (2.91%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 383 (20.30%) SQL
2 311 (16.48%) Java
3 147 (7.79%) C#
4 118 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 117 (6.20%) C++
6 80 (4.24%) PL/SQL
7 51 (2.70%) Python
8 48 (2.54%) Perl
9 44 (2.33%) Shell Script
9 44 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 29 (1.54%) T-SQL
11 28 (1.48%) VB
12 21 (1.11%) C
13 16 (0.85%) Scala
13 16 (0.85%) RPG
14 12 (0.64%) Objective-C
15 11 (0.58%) VB.NET
15 11 (0.58%) PHP
16 10 (0.53%) RPG IV
16 10 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 215 (11.39%) Degree
2 39 (2.07%) CISSP
3 37 (1.96%) PMI Certification
4 36 (1.91%) ISEB
5 31 (1.64%) Security Cleared
6 28 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 26 (1.38%) CISA
8 25 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 23 (1.22%) ISTQB
10 19 (1.01%) MCSE
11 17 (0.90%) PMP
12 15 (0.79%) MCITP
13 14 (0.74%) CISM
14 13 (0.69%) CCA
14 13 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
14 13 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (0.64%) CCAA
15 12 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 11 (0.58%) CRISC
17 10 (0.53%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (2.97%) QA
2 55 (2.91%) SLA
3 17 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 16 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.48%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.26%) Basel II
8 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 54 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 54 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (1.80%) XenApp
3 27 (1.43%) XenDesktop
4 16 (0.85%) XenServer
4 16 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
5 15 (0.79%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.53%) vSphere
7 9 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.16%) Samba
9 2 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (0.11%) RACF
10 1 (0.053%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.053%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.053%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.053%) NFS
10 1 (0.053%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 31 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (1.11%) SCOM
3 17 (0.90%) XenMobile
4 13 (0.69%) Data Guard
5 12 (0.64%) Tivoli
6 9 (0.48%) SCCM
7 8 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (0.26%) MOM
9 3 (0.16%) WSUS
9 3 (0.16%) CA LISA
10 2 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.11%) CA Endevor
10 2 (0.11%) OMEGAMON
10 2 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.053%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.053%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 280 (14.84%) Oracle
2 247 (13.09%) Microsoft
3 89 (4.72%) SAP
4 87 (4.61%) VMware
5 64 (3.39%) Citrix
6 50 (2.65%) Sybase
7 47 (2.49%) IBM
8 43 (2.28%) Informatica
9 41 (2.17%) Business Objects
10 37 (1.96%) JBoss
11 29 (1.54%) Fujitsu
12 28 (1.48%) HP
13 22 (1.17%) Red Hat
14 18 (0.95%) Symantec
15 17 (0.90%) TIBCO
15 17 (0.90%) Cisco
16 15 (0.79%) Lotus
17 14 (0.74%) Sage
18 13 (0.69%) Reuters
18 13 (0.69%) EMC
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus guaranteed, 30 days hol
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: Yesterday
Dunfermline, Fife
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + (Negotiable)
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45 - £65 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Stirlingshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40 - £47 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago