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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 614 983 1106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.80% 31.93% 34.71%
As % of the General category 65.11% 66.92% 70.76%
Number of salaries quoted 356 582 670
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £67,500 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
943 1469 1563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.62% 47.71% 49.06%
Number of salaries quoted 581 852 933
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -1 341 £47,500 - 76
Glasgow 0 239 £43,000 -4.44% 22
Aberdeen +8 6 £53,750 -4.44%
North Lanarkshire - 4 £35,000 -
Fife +5 3 £27,500 -33.67%
Aberdeenshire +1 3 - -
Stirling -2 2 £36,250 -38.03%
West Lothian -4 1 £30,000 -17.24% 3
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £42,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £55,000 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £41,061 -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 499 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (21.77%) Java
3 277 (19.02%) SQL
4 268 (18.41%) Banking
5 227 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
6 217 (14.90%) Project Management
7 216 (14.84%) JavaScript
8 211 (14.49%) Oracle
9 191 (13.12%) C#
10 187 (12.84%) Degree
11 175 (12.02%) Microsoft
12 169 (11.61%) HTML
13 167 (11.47%) Scrum
14 153 (10.51%) CSS
15 152 (10.44%) Retail
16 151 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
17 145 (9.96%) .NET
18 143 (9.82%) SQL Server
19 135 (9.27%) Linux
20 121 (8.31%) Python
21 120 (8.24%) TDD
22 113 (7.76%) SDLC
23 112 (7.69%) MS Excel
23 112 (7.69%) Git (software)
24 108 (7.42%) Windows
25 104 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
25 104 (7.14%) Relational Database
26 100 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
27 97 (6.66%) Telecoms
28 96 (6.59%) AngularJS

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 27 (1.85%) SAS
2 21 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 19 (1.30%) Apache Spark
3 19 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 18 (1.24%) CMS
5 16 (1.10%) Apache Qpid
6 15 (1.03%) IIS
7 13 (0.89%) JBoss
8 11 (0.76%) Apache Pig
8 11 (0.76%) SharePoint
9 10 (0.69%) ArcGIS
9 10 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
10 9 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
11 8 (0.55%) Apache
11 8 (0.55%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.41%) CICS
12 6 (0.41%) GemFire
12 6 (0.41%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
13 5 (0.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 112 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 37 (2.54%) MS Office
3 29 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.82%) MS Project
5 11 (0.76%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.069%) Maya
Business Applications
1 18 (1.24%) SAP CO
1 18 (1.24%) SAP FI
1 18 (1.24%) SAP FI/CO
2 16 (1.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 14 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (0.82%) Oracle Applications
4 12 (0.82%) SAP HCM
4 12 (0.82%) SAP HR
5 11 (0.76%) Sonata
6 10 (0.69%) Oracle Assets
6 10 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
6 10 (0.69%) SAP BPC
7 9 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
8 8 (0.55%) assyst
8 8 (0.55%) Cognos TM1
9 7 (0.48%) HFM
9 7 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 6 (0.41%) Cognos Controller
10 6 (0.41%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 6 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (2.40%) SaaS
3 34 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (1.51%) IaaS
4 22 (1.51%) PaaS
5 12 (0.82%) GitHub
5 12 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.69%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.55%) Google App Engine
7 8 (0.55%) Google Compute Engine
7 8 (0.55%) Heroku
8 6 (0.41%) Office 365
9 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.21%) DigitalOcean
9 3 (0.21%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.069%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.069%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 93 (6.39%) Firewall
2 34 (2.34%) Network Security
3 32 (2.20%) TCP/IP
4 26 (1.79%) BGP
5 25 (1.72%) DNS
5 25 (1.72%) EIGRP
6 24 (1.65%) LAN
6 24 (1.65%) WAN
7 22 (1.51%) Internet
8 21 (1.44%) OSPF
8 21 (1.44%) Wireless
9 20 (1.37%) MPLS
10 18 (1.24%) DHCP
11 17 (1.17%) Cisco IOS
11 17 (1.17%) DMVPN
11 17 (1.17%) SNA
12 12 (0.82%) LDAP
12 12 (0.82%) SAN
13 11 (0.76%) HTTP
14 9 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (9.82%) SQL Server
2 104 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 74 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
4 61 (4.19%) RDBMS
5 60 (4.12%) Big Data
6 47 (3.23%) Hadoop
7 42 (2.88%) Oracle Database
8 35 (2.40%) MongoDB
9 33 (2.27%) NoSQL
10 26 (1.79%) Apache Hive
11 25 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
12 24 (1.65%) DB2
13 18 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 17 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
15 16 (1.10%) HBase
15 16 (1.10%) MySQL
16 15 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
17 14 (0.96%) OLAP
18 13 (0.89%) GIS
18 13 (0.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 112 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 60 (4.12%) Jenkins
3 55 (3.78%) Selenium
4 51 (3.50%) Subversion
5 42 (2.88%) JIRA
6 40 (2.75%) Maven
7 36 (2.47%) Visual Studio
8 34 (2.34%) Ant
8 34 (2.34%) gulp
9 32 (2.20%) Grunt
9 32 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (1.72%) Bower
10 25 (1.72%) Cucumber
11 21 (1.44%) Axure RP
12 18 (1.24%) PowerBuilder
13 15 (1.03%) ERwin
13 15 (1.03%) WebDriver
14 14 (0.96%) SpecFlow
15 13 (0.89%) HP UFT
16 12 (0.82%) LSMW
General
1 268 (18.41%) Banking
2 152 (10.44%) Retail
3 97 (6.66%) Telecoms
4 83 (5.70%) Games
5 54 (3.71%) Retail Banking
6 45 (3.09%) Marketing
7 30 (2.06%) Investment Banking
8 20 (1.37%) Back Office
9 19 (1.30%) Financial Institution
10 18 (1.24%) Law
11 17 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 14 (0.96%) Billing
12 14 (0.96%) Legal
12 14 (0.96%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.82%) Front Office
14 10 (0.69%) General Ledger
15 8 (0.55%) Electronics
16 6 (0.41%) Private Banking
16 6 (0.41%) Publishing
17 4 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 391 (26.85%) Developer
2 212 (14.56%) Analyst
3 123 (8.45%) Project Manager
4 109 (7.49%) Consultant
5 107 (7.35%) Architect
6 103 (7.07%) Java Developer
7 67 (4.60%) C# Developer
8 65 (4.46%) Senior Developer
9 51 (3.50%) IT Manager
10 46 (3.16%) IT Analyst
11 44 (3.02%) .NET Developer
11 44 (3.02%) Business Analyst
11 44 (3.02%) Designer
12 42 (2.88%) Infrastructure Manager
12 42 (2.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 40 (2.75%) Senior Analyst
14 39 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
15 38 (2.61%) Web Developer
16 36 (2.47%) IT Project Manager
17 34 (2.34%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (11.61%) HTML
2 153 (10.51%) CSS
3 145 (9.96%) .NET
4 96 (6.59%) AngularJS
5 83 (5.70%) HTML5
6 69 (4.74%) ASP.NET
7 55 (3.78%) CSS3
8 50 (3.43%) Spring
9 49 (3.37%) Web Services
10 47 (3.23%) XML
11 39 (2.68%) Ember.js
12 38 (2.61%) Hibernate
13 37 (2.54%) LESS
14 34 (2.34%) jQuery
14 34 (2.34%) Sass
14 34 (2.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 32 (2.20%) REST
16 31 (2.13%) Backbone.js
17 28 (1.92%) RESTful
18 27 (1.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 227 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (5.22%) User Experience
3 54 (3.71%) Data Centre
4 45 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 44 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
6 32 (2.20%) Visualisation
7 26 (1.79%) Virtual Team
8 24 (1.65%) Market Risk
9 22 (1.51%) Management Information System
10 21 (1.44%) Derivative
11 20 (1.37%) Client/Server
11 20 (1.37%) Data Integration
11 20 (1.37%) Social Media
12 19 (1.30%) Reference Data
13 15 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
14 14 (0.96%) Mainframe
14 14 (0.96%) Mathematics
15 13 (0.89%) Data Structures
16 12 (0.82%) Fixed Income
16 12 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 135 (9.27%) Linux
2 108 (7.42%) Windows
3 85 (5.84%) Unix
4 34 (2.34%) Windows Server
5 25 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.44%) Android
7 16 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.89%) Solaris
9 12 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.55%) AIX
11 8 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.48%) zOS
13 6 (0.41%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.34%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.27%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.14%) MVS
16 2 (0.14%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.069%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 499 (34.27%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (14.90%) Project Management
3 167 (11.47%) Scrum
4 151 (10.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 120 (8.24%) TDD
6 113 (7.76%) SDLC
7 104 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 100 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
9 95 (6.52%) Analytics
10 79 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 78 (5.36%) Web Development
12 75 (5.15%) MVC
12 75 (5.15%) OO
12 75 (5.15%) Software Engineering
13 67 (4.60%) Data Modelling
13 67 (4.60%) ETL
14 59 (4.05%) Waterfall
15 57 (3.91%) Data Management
16 54 (3.71%) ITIL
17 53 (3.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 317 (21.77%) Java
2 277 (19.02%) SQL
3 216 (14.84%) JavaScript
4 191 (13.12%) C#
5 121 (8.31%) Python
6 76 (5.22%) PL/SQL
7 62 (4.26%) Perl
8 42 (2.88%) C++
9 39 (2.68%) PowerShell
10 36 (2.47%) Ruby
11 32 (2.20%) Shell Script
12 16 (1.10%) Bash Shell
12 16 (1.10%) Scala
13 13 (0.89%) C
13 13 (0.89%) VBA
13 13 (0.89%) VBScript
14 12 (0.82%) Clojure
15 10 (0.69%) ABAP
16 9 (0.62%) JCL
16 9 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 187 (12.84%) Degree
2 43 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (2.82%) CCNP
4 24 (1.65%) CCNA
5 22 (1.51%) ISEB
6 21 (1.44%) CCIE
7 15 (1.03%) CCSE
7 15 (1.03%) CISA
8 14 (0.96%) CCSA
8 14 (0.96%) CCSP
8 14 (0.96%) CISM
8 14 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (0.89%) CISSP
10 12 (0.82%) CRISC
11 11 (0.76%) ISTQB
11 11 (0.76%) PMI Certification
12 9 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (0.48%) PMP
14 6 (0.41%) CBAP
14 6 (0.41%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.67%) QA
2 25 (1.72%) SLA
3 21 (1.44%) Data Quality
4 20 (1.37%) COBIT
5 13 (0.89%) MiFID
6 11 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.62%) Basel II
8 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.14%) AIFMD
10 2 (0.14%) P3O
10 2 (0.14%) SEPA
10 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.069%) EMIR
11 1 (0.069%) ISO20022
11 1 (0.069%) ISO22301
11 1 (0.069%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.069%) UCITS
System Software
1 38 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 35 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (2.13%) Docker
4 7 (0.48%) Apache Flume
4 7 (0.48%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.48%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 6 (0.41%) Time Sharing Option
6 5 (0.34%) Firmware
6 5 (0.34%) HDFS
6 5 (0.34%) NFS
6 5 (0.34%) Samba
6 5 (0.34%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.27%) RACF
7 4 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.21%) vSphere
9 2 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.14%) MetaFrame
9 2 (0.14%) NDS
9 2 (0.14%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 2 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 36 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
1 36 (2.47%) Puppet
2 19 (1.30%) Mesos
3 14 (0.96%) FortiGate
4 11 (0.76%) Oozie
5 10 (0.69%) Kubernetes
6 9 (0.62%) Capistrano
7 8 (0.55%) CFEngine
7 8 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.55%) Rundeck
7 8 (0.55%) SCCM
8 5 (0.34%) Ansible
9 4 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.21%) Cacti
11 2 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.14%) MOM
11 2 (0.14%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 1 (0.069%) Ambari
12 1 (0.069%) RSA Archer
12 1 (0.069%) zSecure
Vendors
1 211 (14.49%) Oracle
2 175 (12.02%) Microsoft
3 64 (4.40%) SAP
4 53 (3.64%) Cisco
5 48 (3.30%) CheckPoint
5 48 (3.30%) VMware
6 44 (3.02%) Sybase
7 35 (2.40%) Tableau
8 33 (2.27%) IBM
9 31 (2.13%) Fortinet
10 29 (1.99%) Informatica
11 21 (1.44%) Adobe
11 21 (1.44%) Cognos
12 20 (1.37%) Teradata
13 19 (1.30%) Splunk
14 16 (1.10%) HP
14 16 (1.10%) Red Hat
15 15 (1.03%) Citrix
16 14 (0.96%) Google
17 13 (0.89%) Pega
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