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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1097 1080 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.17% 28.92% 29.11%
As % of the General category 69.17% 63.57% 66.10%
Number of salaries quoted 628 658 543
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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
1586 1699 1363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 47.96% 45.49% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 914 1055 838
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 0 546 £48,800 +9.66% 97
Glasgow 0 416 £45,000 +1.98% 59
Stirling 0 58 £55,000 +16.40%
West Lothian +2 12 £40,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 12 £39,000 - 1
Fife +3 9 £42,926 -9.63%
Aberdeen -3 5 - - 2
Renfrewshire 0 4 - -
North Lanarkshire - 4 - -
Dundee -6 1 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Lanarkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 681 (31.59%) Banking
2 529 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
3 488 (22.63%) SQL
4 385 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
5 378 (17.53%) Java
6 324 (15.03%) Oracle
7 305 (14.15%) Project Management
8 264 (12.24%) Degree
9 262 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 217 (10.06%) Linux
11 204 (9.46%) SDLC
12 200 (9.28%) UNIX
13 195 (9.04%) Retail
14 181 (8.40%) Microsoft
15 173 (8.02%) Business Analysis
16 172 (7.98%) SQL Server
17 171 (7.93%) Telecoms
18 159 (7.37%) Information Security
19 155 (7.19%) Scrum
19 155 (7.19%) Relational Database
20 151 (7.00%) Python
21 145 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
21 145 (6.73%) Analytics
22 144 (6.68%) Web Services
22 144 (6.68%) QA
23 141 (6.54%) Windows
23 141 (6.54%) JavaScript
24 139 (6.45%) TDD
25 129 (5.98%) ITIL
26 124 (5.75%) HTML

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 81 (3.76%) SAS
2 57 (2.64%) Tomcat
3 55 (2.55%) Apache
4 47 (2.18%) WebSphere
5 43 (1.99%) SharePoint
6 22 (1.02%) WebLogic
6 22 (1.02%) IIS
7 20 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
7 20 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
8 19 (0.88%) CMS
9 18 (0.83%) MS Exchange
10 14 (0.65%) Apache Pig
11 13 (0.60%) JBoss
12 12 (0.56%) Lync
13 11 (0.51%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
14 8 (0.37%) Mule
15 7 (0.32%) IBM Notes
16 6 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.28%) Apache Spark
17 5 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 114 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 66 (3.06%) MS Office
3 44 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (1.39%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.74%) MS Project
6 9 (0.42%) SPSS
7 8 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.23%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 72 (3.34%) Oracle EBS
2 61 (2.83%) Oracle EBS R12
3 40 (1.86%) Oracle Financials
4 35 (1.62%) Oracle Payables
5 33 (1.53%) Oracle General Ledger
6 32 (1.48%) Oracle Receivables
7 28 (1.30%) Markit EDM
8 23 (1.07%) Oracle iProcurement
9 22 (1.02%) Oracle 11i
10 17 (0.79%) Oracle Cash Management
11 16 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 12 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
13 10 (0.46%) thinkFolio
14 7 (0.32%) SAP BPC
15 5 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
15 5 (0.23%) Oracle SCM
15 5 (0.23%) HFM
15 5 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
15 5 (0.23%) HiPortfolio
16 4 (0.19%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 42 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (0.46%) Amazon EMR
4 10 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.32%) Google Analytics
6 5 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.23%) Office 365
6 5 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.093%) SaaS
9 1 (0.046%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (2.78%) Network Security
2 43 (1.99%) Firewall
3 40 (1.86%) Internet
4 32 (1.48%) SAN
5 21 (0.97%) SSL
6 20 (0.93%) TCP/IP
7 18 (0.83%) Intranet
8 17 (0.79%) WAN
9 16 (0.74%) LDAP
10 15 (0.70%) DNS
11 11 (0.51%) HTTP
12 10 (0.46%) HTTPS
12 10 (0.46%) VPN
12 10 (0.46%) LAN
13 9 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (0.32%) VoIP
15 6 (0.28%) FTP
15 6 (0.28%) NAS
16 5 (0.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (7.98%) SQL Server
2 155 (7.19%) Relational Database
3 105 (4.87%) Data Warehouse
4 98 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 49 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 48 (2.23%) DB2
7 45 (2.09%) BusinessObjects
8 36 (1.67%) Big Data
9 35 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
10 33 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 30 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
12 29 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 28 (1.30%) MySQL
14 27 (1.25%) OLAP
15 26 (1.21%) Oracle BI EE
15 26 (1.21%) NoSQL
16 22 (1.02%) Hadoop
17 20 (0.93%) Apache Hive
18 18 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
19 17 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 52 (2.41%) Maven
2 47 (2.18%) Git (software)
3 41 (1.90%) Selenium
4 39 (1.81%) Jenkins
5 38 (1.76%) Subversion
6 34 (1.58%) JUnit
7 33 (1.53%) HP UFT
8 28 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
9 27 (1.25%) Cucumber
10 25 (1.16%) Ant
11 19 (0.88%) TeamCity
12 15 (0.70%) FitNesse
12 15 (0.70%) JIRA
13 14 (0.65%) Toad
13 14 (0.65%) Visual Studio
14 13 (0.60%) LoadRunner
14 13 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (0.56%) ProC
16 9 (0.42%) NUnit
16 9 (0.42%) Moq
General
1 681 (31.59%) Banking
2 195 (9.04%) Retail
3 171 (7.93%) Telecoms
4 89 (4.13%) Investment Banking
5 81 (3.76%) Financial Institution
6 66 (3.06%) Marketing
7 65 (3.01%) Retail Banking
8 55 (2.55%) Legal
9 52 (2.41%) Games
10 43 (1.99%) Manufacturing
11 40 (1.86%) Law
12 34 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
13 33 (1.53%) Front Office
14 24 (1.11%) Corporate Banking
15 16 (0.74%) Electronics
16 15 (0.70%) Billing
17 11 (0.51%) Back Office
18 10 (0.46%) Multimedia
19 8 (0.37%) Spanish Language
20 7 (0.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 600 (27.83%) Analyst
2 389 (18.04%) Developer
3 244 (11.32%) Business Analyst
4 153 (7.10%) Project Manager
5 109 (5.06%) Consultant
6 108 (5.01%) Java Developer
7 100 (4.64%) Architect
8 80 (3.71%) Test Analyst
9 75 (3.48%) Senior Analyst
10 60 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
11 58 (2.69%) Senior Developer
12 57 (2.64%) Security Analyst
13 56 (2.60%) Systems Analyst
14 52 (2.41%) Technical Specialist
15 49 (2.27%) DBA
16 47 (2.18%) Information Analyst
17 45 (2.09%) Information Security Analyst
18 42 (1.95%) Solutions Architect
18 42 (1.95%) Web Developer
19 41 (1.90%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (6.68%) Web Services
2 124 (5.75%) HTML
3 112 (5.19%) Spring
4 105 (4.87%) .NET
5 100 (4.64%) CSS
6 78 (3.62%) J2EE
7 68 (3.15%) HTML5
8 67 (3.11%) Hibernate
9 63 (2.92%) XML
10 62 (2.88%) JMS
11 60 (2.78%) RESTful
12 48 (2.23%) jQuery
13 43 (1.99%) ASP.NET
14 41 (1.90%) AngularJS
15 32 (1.48%) Middleware
16 27 (1.25%) Sass
17 25 (1.16%) LESS
17 25 (1.16%) CSS3
17 25 (1.16%) WPF
18 20 (0.93%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 385 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 74 (3.43%) Data Centre
4 67 (3.11%) Computer Science
5 56 (2.60%) Cryptography
6 48 (2.23%) User Experience
7 42 (1.95%) Derivative
8 35 (1.62%) Mobile App
9 31 (1.44%) Data Integration
10 30 (1.39%) Equities
11 29 (1.35%) PMI
11 29 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
12 28 (1.30%) Fixed Income
13 25 (1.16%) Mainframe
14 24 (1.11%) Mathematics
15 22 (1.02%) Online Banking
16 19 (0.88%) Clustering
17 18 (0.83%) SWIFT
18 16 (0.74%) DTV
19 15 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 217 (10.06%) Linux
2 200 (9.28%) UNIX
3 141 (6.54%) Windows
4 45 (2.09%) Solaris
5 33 (1.53%) AIX
6 30 (1.39%) Android
7 27 (1.25%) Apple iOS
8 22 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (0.70%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (0.42%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.37%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.28%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.23%) zOS
15 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.23%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.19%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.093%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (24.54%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (14.15%) Project Management
3 262 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 204 (9.46%) SDLC
5 173 (8.02%) Business Analysis
6 159 (7.37%) Information Security
7 155 (7.19%) Scrum
8 145 (6.73%) Business Intelligence
8 145 (6.73%) Analytics
9 139 (6.45%) TDD
10 129 (5.98%) ITIL
11 116 (5.38%) Waterfall
12 112 (5.19%) Coaching
13 110 (5.10%) Risk Management
14 108 (5.01%) Change Management
15 100 (4.64%) Incident Management
16 97 (4.50%) ETL
17 96 (4.45%) Continuous Improvement
18 93 (4.31%) Mentoring
19 92 (4.27%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 488 (22.63%) SQL
2 378 (17.53%) Java
3 151 (7.00%) Python
4 141 (6.54%) JavaScript
5 99 (4.59%) Shell Script
6 97 (4.50%) PL/SQL
7 92 (4.27%) C#
8 66 (3.06%) Perl
9 40 (1.86%) C++
10 36 (1.67%) T-SQL
11 29 (1.35%) PHP
12 26 (1.21%) Ruby
13 24 (1.11%) Bash Shell
14 21 (0.97%) VBA
14 21 (0.97%) VB
15 15 (0.70%) PowerShell
16 8 (0.37%) R
17 7 (0.32%) ABAP
18 6 (0.28%) Korn
18 6 (0.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 264 (12.24%) Degree
2 98 (4.55%) CISSP
3 75 (3.48%) CISM
4 57 (2.64%) ISEB
5 42 (1.95%) PMI Certification
6 38 (1.76%) CISA
7 37 (1.72%) Security Cleared
8 36 (1.67%) ISTQB
9 31 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 16 (0.74%) SC Cleared
12 15 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 15 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 15 (0.70%) CCSA
12 15 (0.70%) CCSE
13 14 (0.65%) PMP
14 13 (0.60%) CISMP
15 11 (0.51%) CSQA
16 10 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
17 9 (0.42%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (6.68%) QA
2 40 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (1.35%) SLA
4 20 (0.93%) COBIT
5 18 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.60%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.28%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.19%) Basel II
11 2 (0.093%) WCAG
11 2 (0.093%) COREP
11 2 (0.093%) FINREP
11 2 (0.093%) FATCA
12 1 (0.046%) P3O
12 1 (0.046%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.046%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.046%) MiFID
12 1 (0.046%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.046%) COSO
System Software
1 42 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.60%) VMware ESX
4 10 (0.46%) XenApp
5 9 (0.42%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.23%) vSphere
6 5 (0.23%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 4 (0.19%) DFS Replication
7 4 (0.19%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.14%) MetaFrame
8 3 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.093%) zsh
9 2 (0.093%) UAG
10 1 (0.046%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.046%) IAG
10 1 (0.046%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.046%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.046%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 45 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
2 41 (1.90%) Puppet
3 14 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 14 (0.65%) Nagios
3 14 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (0.60%) SCCM
5 10 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
6 8 (0.37%) Control-M
7 6 (0.28%) Graphite
7 6 (0.28%) SCOM
7 6 (0.28%) Data Guard
7 6 (0.28%) Munin
7 6 (0.28%) TeamSite
7 6 (0.28%) Tivoli
7 6 (0.28%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 5 (0.23%) MOM
9 4 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (0.14%) Foglight
11 2 (0.093%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (0.046%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 324 (15.03%) Oracle
2 181 (8.40%) Microsoft
3 60 (2.78%) Sybase
4 58 (2.69%) SAP
5 55 (2.55%) IBM
6 48 (2.23%) Informatica
7 44 (2.04%) Cisco
8 41 (1.90%) VMware
9 33 (1.53%) Cognos
10 27 (1.25%) Citrix
11 25 (1.16%) HP
11 25 (1.16%) CheckPoint
12 24 (1.11%) Charles River
13 21 (0.97%) Teradata
14 20 (0.93%) Google
15 19 (0.88%) Red Hat
15 19 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
16 13 (0.60%) Bloomberg
16 13 (0.60%) Symantec
17 12 (0.56%) Reuters
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