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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1051 951 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 34.17% 29.07% 29.50%
As % of the General category 71.16% 63.83% 68.10%
Number of salaries quoted 654 614 660
Average salary £46,000 £46,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.07% +6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,175 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1477 1490 1323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 48.02% 45.55% 43.32%
Number of salaries quoted 901 916 924
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 24 December 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 December 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 0 582 £45,000 - 75
Glasgow +1 322 £46,000 +2.22% 28
Stirling +3 67 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Aberdeen +2 22 £55,000 -2.22% 4
Fife +11 15 £50,000 - 1
West Lothian +4 6 £39,500 -3.65% 1
Midlothian +1 5 £43,500 +2.35%
West Dunbartonshire 0 3 £27,000 -38.28%
Perth and Kinross - 3 £44,000 -
Highlands +5 1 - -
North Lanarkshire -1 1 - -
Renfrewshire -5 1 - - 1
Dundee - 1 £40,000 -
Moray - 1 £37,500 -
Morayshire - 1 - -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 548 (25.93%) Banking
2 492 (23.28%) SQL
3 362 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
4 360 (17.04%) Project Management
5 353 (16.71%) Oracle
6 342 (16.19%) Java
7 300 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
8 294 (13.91%) Degree
9 269 (12.73%) Microsoft
10 253 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 220 (10.41%) SQL Server
12 214 (10.13%) Windows
13 205 (9.70%) Business Analysis
14 200 (9.47%) UNIX
15 194 (9.18%) Linux
15 194 (9.18%) MS Excel
16 190 (8.99%) C#
17 185 (8.76%) Retail
18 163 (7.71%) .NET
19 162 (7.67%) JavaScript
19 162 (7.67%) PRINCE2
20 147 (6.96%) Relational Database
21 143 (6.77%) XML
22 137 (6.48%) HTML
23 131 (6.20%) Risk Management
24 130 (6.15%) ITIL
25 124 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
26 123 (5.82%) Investment Banking
27 120 (5.68%) PL/SQL
28 116 (5.49%) Web Services

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 65 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 62 (2.93%) SAS
3 54 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 45 (2.13%) MS Exchange
5 43 (2.04%) WebLogic
5 43 (2.04%) WebSphere
6 28 (1.33%) JBoss
7 24 (1.14%) IIS
8 23 (1.09%) CMS
9 18 (0.85%) Apache
10 16 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
11 15 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
11 15 (0.71%) Mule
12 13 (0.62%) NServiceBus
13 12 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
13 12 (0.57%) CICS
14 9 (0.43%) IBM Notes
14 9 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 194 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 109 (5.16%) MS Office
3 69 (3.27%) MS Project
4 44 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (1.42%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.24%) SPSS
7 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.095%) FastStats
8 2 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.095%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.047%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.047%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 41 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 28 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.76%) Markit EDM
5 15 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
5 15 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
6 14 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 14 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
6 14 (0.66%) SAP SCM
6 14 (0.66%) SAP PLM
6 14 (0.66%) SAP SD
6 14 (0.66%) SAP MM
6 14 (0.66%) SAP PP
7 10 (0.47%) Oracle Assets
8 9 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
9 8 (0.38%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 8 (0.38%) SAP Retail
9 8 (0.38%) Oracle iProcurement
10 7 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (0.66%) SaaS
4 13 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.43%) Office 365
6 8 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.33%) Google Compute Engine
7 7 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.28%) Heroku
8 6 (0.28%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.047%) PaaS
9 1 (0.047%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.51%) Firewall
2 48 (2.27%) LAN
2 48 (2.27%) WAN
3 45 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
4 40 (1.89%) DNS
5 37 (1.75%) Internet
6 24 (1.14%) HTTP
7 23 (1.09%) SAN
8 20 (0.95%) DMZ
9 16 (0.76%) NetScaler
10 15 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
11 14 (0.66%) TCP/IP
12 11 (0.52%) SMTP
12 11 (0.52%) DHCP
12 11 (0.52%) LDAP
12 11 (0.52%) Intranet
13 10 (0.47%) MPLS
13 10 (0.47%) Wireless
14 9 (0.43%) FTP
15 8 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 147 (6.96%) Relational Database
3 86 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
4 73 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 65 (3.08%) RDBMS
6 50 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 41 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 24 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
9 23 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
10 19 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
11 18 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (0.85%) Big Data
12 17 (0.80%) NoSQL
13 16 (0.76%) DataStage
14 14 (0.66%) DB2
14 14 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
15 13 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
15 13 (0.62%) Data Mining
16 12 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 44 (2.08%) JUnit
2 43 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 36 (1.70%) Selenium
4 33 (1.56%) Subversion
4 33 (1.56%) JIRA
4 33 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (1.33%) Git (software)
6 27 (1.28%) QuickTest Pro
7 19 (0.90%) Maven
8 18 (0.85%) Cucumber
9 17 (0.80%) Jenkins
10 16 (0.76%) SpecFlow
11 13 (0.62%) TeamCity
12 12 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
12 12 (0.57%) Appium
13 11 (0.52%) Ant
13 11 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
14 8 (0.38%) Mockito
15 7 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
16 6 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 548 (25.93%) Banking
2 185 (8.76%) Retail
3 123 (5.82%) Investment Banking
4 101 (4.78%) Retail Banking
5 87 (4.12%) Telecoms
6 63 (2.98%) Marketing
7 57 (2.70%) Back Office
8 51 (2.41%) Financial Institution
9 38 (1.80%) Private Banking
10 37 (1.75%) Manufacturing
11 34 (1.61%) Front Office
12 25 (1.18%) Games
13 24 (1.14%) Legal
14 17 (0.80%) Billing
15 14 (0.66%) General Ledger
15 14 (0.66%) Electronics
16 8 (0.38%) Law
16 8 (0.38%) French Language
17 7 (0.33%) Aerospace
17 7 (0.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 617 (29.20%) Analyst
2 446 (21.11%) Developer
3 221 (10.46%) Business Analyst
4 220 (10.41%) Project Manager
5 132 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 125 (5.92%) Consultant
7 106 (5.02%) Architect
7 106 (5.02%) Senior Developer
8 90 (4.26%) Support Analyst
9 71 (3.36%) Senior Analyst
10 65 (3.08%) Test Manager
11 57 (2.70%) Test Analyst
12 55 (2.60%) Applications Support
13 53 (2.51%) Senior Java Developer
14 48 (2.27%) Systems Analyst
15 40 (1.89%) Senior Manager
16 39 (1.85%) IT Project Manager
17 37 (1.75%) Administrator
17 37 (1.75%) Senior Business Analyst
17 37 (1.75%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (7.71%) .NET
2 143 (6.77%) XML
3 137 (6.48%) HTML
4 116 (5.49%) Web Services
5 100 (4.73%) CSS
6 91 (4.31%) jQuery
7 69 (3.27%) Spring
7 69 (3.27%) ASP.NET
8 57 (2.70%) J2EE
9 56 (2.65%) Middleware
10 51 (2.41%) HTML5
11 50 (2.37%) REST
12 45 (2.13%) Hibernate
13 44 (2.08%) .NET Framework
14 40 (1.89%) SOAP
15 38 (1.80%) JMS
15 38 (1.80%) WCF
16 29 (1.37%) JSP
16 29 (1.37%) AngularJS
17 26 (1.23%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 300 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (4.40%) Computer Science
3 51 (2.41%) PMI
4 49 (2.32%) Mathematics
5 43 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 38 (1.80%) Open Source
7 37 (1.75%) Physics
8 33 (1.56%) Mainframe
9 32 (1.51%) Credit Risk
10 31 (1.47%) Derivative
11 26 (1.23%) Client/Server
12 24 (1.14%) Equities
13 23 (1.09%) Mobile App
14 22 (1.04%) SWIFT
14 22 (1.04%) User Experience
14 22 (1.04%) Market Risk
15 20 (0.95%) Grid Computing
16 19 (0.90%) Data Integration
16 19 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
17 17 (0.80%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 214 (10.13%) Windows
2 200 (9.47%) UNIX
3 194 (9.18%) Linux
4 51 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 49 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (1.51%) Windows 7
7 30 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (1.28%) Windows 2000
8 27 (1.28%) AIX
9 21 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (0.95%) Solaris
11 19 (0.90%) Apple iOS
12 16 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
13 10 (0.47%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.38%) Android
15 7 (0.33%) HPUX
16 6 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (0.24%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.24%) Windows 8
18 4 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 362 (17.13%) Agile Software Development
2 360 (17.04%) Project Management
3 253 (11.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 205 (9.70%) Business Analysis
5 162 (7.67%) PRINCE2
6 131 (6.20%) Risk Management
7 130 (6.15%) ITIL
8 124 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
9 109 (5.16%) Change Management
10 107 (5.06%) Investment Management
11 104 (4.92%) Analytics
12 103 (4.87%) Scrum
13 97 (4.59%) Mentoring
14 95 (4.50%) OO
15 94 (4.45%) Continuous Improvement
16 91 (4.31%) TDD
17 81 (3.83%) Wealth Management
18 80 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
19 78 (3.69%) Asset Management
20 72 (3.41%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 492 (23.28%) SQL
2 342 (16.19%) Java
3 190 (8.99%) C#
4 162 (7.67%) JavaScript
5 120 (5.68%) PL/SQL
6 108 (5.11%) Python
7 54 (2.56%) C++
7 54 (2.56%) Perl
8 52 (2.46%) Shell Script
9 46 (2.18%) VBA
10 28 (1.33%) T-SQL
11 26 (1.23%) PHP
11 26 (1.23%) PowerShell
12 23 (1.09%) Ruby
12 23 (1.09%) VB
13 19 (0.90%) C
14 18 (0.85%) ABAP
15 17 (0.80%) VB.NET
16 15 (0.71%) Objective-C
17 14 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 294 (13.91%) Degree
2 91 (4.31%) ISEB
3 73 (3.45%) PMI Certification
4 65 (3.08%) ISTQB
5 51 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 36 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 29 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 26 (1.23%) CISSP
10 25 (1.18%) PMP
11 19 (0.90%) MCSE
12 17 (0.80%) CEH
13 16 (0.76%) Security Cleared
14 15 (0.71%) SC Cleared
15 13 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
15 13 (0.62%) CISM
16 12 (0.57%) CISA
17 11 (0.52%) APMP
18 10 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
19 9 (0.43%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (5.40%) QA
2 63 (2.98%) SLA
3 20 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.76%) ISO 9001
5 14 (0.66%) COBIT
6 11 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.43%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.24%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.19%) FATCA
9 4 (0.19%) Basel III
9 4 (0.19%) MiFID
9 4 (0.19%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.14%) Basel II
11 1 (0.047%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.047%) P3O
System Software
1 71 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 65 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.90%) XenApp
4 16 (0.76%) vSphere
5 12 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (0.52%) MetaFrame
7 10 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (0.43%) Docker
9 8 (0.38%) Firmware
10 6 (0.28%) VMware ESX
11 5 (0.24%) RACF
11 5 (0.24%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.24%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.19%) PowerHA
12 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.14%) Hyper-V
13 3 (0.14%) ProxySG
13 3 (0.14%) KVM
14 2 (0.095%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 37 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (0.95%) Puppet
3 17 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.62%) SCCM
5 12 (0.57%) Data Guard
6 9 (0.43%) SCOM
7 8 (0.38%) CA Endevor
8 7 (0.33%) CFEngine
9 6 (0.28%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.28%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (0.19%) Graphite
11 4 (0.19%) Red Hat Satellite
11 4 (0.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 4 (0.19%) Control-M
11 4 (0.19%) Nagios
11 4 (0.19%) Ganglia
11 4 (0.19%) Munin
12 2 (0.095%) HP NNM
12 2 (0.095%) WSUS
Vendors
1 353 (16.71%) Oracle
2 269 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 95 (4.50%) SAP
4 79 (3.74%) IBM
5 78 (3.69%) VMware
6 71 (3.36%) Sybase
7 70 (3.31%) HP
8 48 (2.27%) Citrix
9 45 (2.13%) Red Hat
10 40 (1.89%) Informatica
11 34 (1.61%) Cisco
12 32 (1.51%) Cognos
13 28 (1.33%) Business Objects
14 22 (1.04%) Google
15 18 (0.85%) Twitter
16 13 (0.62%) Lotus
17 11 (0.52%) Brocade
17 11 (0.52%) EMC
18 10 (0.47%) Symantec
19 9 (0.43%) CheckPoint
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