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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1009 939 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 34.17% 24.51% 30.24%
As % of the General category 69.59% 58.11% 67.62%
Number of salaries quoted 633 562 519
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,963 £64,000 £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
1450 1616 1427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.10% 42.18% 44.72%
Number of salaries quoted 881 997 815
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 503 £45,000 -5.26% 96
Glasgow +2 405 £47,500 - 50
Stirling -1 45 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Fife +11 12 £42,926 -4.61%
West Lothian +7 12 £41,500 +27.69% 2
West Dunbartonshire - 9 £39,000 -
Aberdeen +20 7 £55,000 - 1
Renfrewshire -2 5 £50,000 +122.22% 1
Dundee -2 2 £35,000 -6.66% 7
North Lanarkshire - 2 £35,000 -
Highlands +1 1 - -
Inverclyde +1 1 £65,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - - 1
Lothian - 1 £65,000 -
Midlothian - 1 - -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 600 (28.74%) Banking
2 470 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
3 429 (20.55%) SQL
4 367 (17.58%) Java
5 357 (17.10%) Project Management
6 329 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
7 320 (15.33%) Oracle
8 285 (13.65%) Degree
9 254 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 201 (9.63%) Linux
11 178 (8.52%) UNIX
12 172 (8.24%) Business Analysis
13 167 (8.00%) Telecoms
14 165 (7.90%) Web Services
14 165 (7.90%) Microsoft
15 160 (7.66%) Python
16 150 (7.18%) Retail
17 140 (6.70%) SQL Server
18 137 (6.56%) JavaScript
19 133 (6.37%) Windows
20 129 (6.18%) PRINCE2
21 125 (5.99%) Information Security
21 125 (5.99%) Relational Database
22 124 (5.94%) ITIL
22 124 (5.94%) .NET
23 119 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
24 115 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
25 114 (5.46%) QA
26 107 (5.12%) Waterfall
27 106 (5.08%) Mentoring

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 66 (3.16%) SAS
2 37 (1.77%) WebSphere
3 34 (1.63%) Tomcat
4 32 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
5 31 (1.48%) SharePoint
6 29 (1.39%) MS Exchange
7 24 (1.15%) Apache
8 22 (1.05%) IIS
9 19 (0.91%) CMS
10 17 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
10 17 (0.81%) JBoss
11 15 (0.72%) WebLogic
12 12 (0.57%) Mule
13 10 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.43%) FileNet
14 9 (0.43%) Lync
15 8 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
16 6 (0.29%) SugarCRM
16 6 (0.29%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 104 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 65 (3.11%) MS Office
3 35 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (0.96%) MS Project
5 19 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.24%) SPSS
7 2 (0.096%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.096%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.096%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.048%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 73 (3.50%) Oracle EBS
2 62 (2.97%) Oracle EBS R12
3 47 (2.25%) Oracle Payables
4 46 (2.20%) Oracle Receivables
5 43 (2.06%) Oracle General Ledger
6 41 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
7 29 (1.39%) Oracle iProcurement
8 26 (1.25%) Markit EDM
9 20 (0.96%) SAP FI
10 19 (0.91%) SAP CO
10 19 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
11 18 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
12 15 (0.72%) Oracle Cash Management
13 10 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 9 (0.43%) Primavera
14 9 (0.43%) thinkFolio
15 8 (0.38%) Oracle SCM
16 6 (0.29%) Oracle Utilities
16 6 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 6 (0.29%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 69 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.29%) SaaS
5 5 (0.24%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.14%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.096%) Office 365
7 2 (0.096%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.096%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.048%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.048%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.048%) Symantec.cloud
8 1 (0.048%) SmartFocus
8 1 (0.048%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.048%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.39%) Firewall
2 46 (2.20%) Internet
3 38 (1.82%) Network Security
4 31 (1.48%) SAN
5 28 (1.34%) LAN
6 27 (1.29%) WAN
7 26 (1.25%) DNS
8 21 (1.01%) TCP/IP
9 18 (0.86%) Intranet
10 14 (0.67%) HTTP
11 13 (0.62%) Intrusion Detection
11 13 (0.62%) NAS
12 12 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (0.57%) Wireless
13 9 (0.43%) SSL
14 8 (0.38%) MPLS
14 8 (0.38%) SMTP
15 7 (0.34%) LDAP
16 6 (0.29%) VoIP
16 6 (0.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 125 (5.99%) Relational Database
3 115 (5.51%) Data Warehouse
4 68 (3.26%) RDBMS
5 54 (2.59%) Oracle Database
6 33 (1.58%) Big Data
7 28 (1.34%) Oracle BI EE
7 28 (1.34%) Oracle Reports
8 27 (1.29%) DB2
8 27 (1.29%) DataStage
9 22 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
10 20 (0.96%) NoSQL
10 20 (0.96%) SQLPlus
11 19 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
11 19 (0.91%) MySQL
11 19 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (0.86%) MongoDB
13 17 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
13 17 (0.81%) QlikView
14 16 (0.77%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 44 (2.11%) Selenium
2 36 (1.72%) Maven
3 33 (1.58%) JUnit
4 32 (1.53%) QuickTest Pro
4 32 (1.53%) Jenkins
5 26 (1.25%) Cucumber
6 22 (1.05%) Toad
7 21 (1.01%) Ant
8 19 (0.91%) LoadRunner
8 19 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
9 18 (0.86%) Subversion
10 17 (0.81%) Git (software)
11 12 (0.57%) JIRA
12 11 (0.53%) ProC
12 11 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
12 11 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (0.43%) Visual Studio
13 9 (0.43%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.34%) Mockito
15 6 (0.29%) Gradle
General
1 600 (28.74%) Banking
2 167 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 150 (7.18%) Retail
4 66 (3.16%) Investment Banking
5 49 (2.35%) Retail Banking
6 48 (2.30%) Financial Institution
7 44 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 44 (2.11%) Marketing
8 37 (1.77%) Law
9 34 (1.63%) Legal
9 34 (1.63%) Games
10 25 (1.20%) Front Office
11 17 (0.81%) General Ledger
12 15 (0.72%) Back Office
12 15 (0.72%) Advertising
12 15 (0.72%) Billing
13 13 (0.62%) Private Banking
14 11 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
15 10 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 587 (28.11%) Analyst
2 332 (15.90%) Developer
3 224 (10.73%) Business Analyst
4 190 (9.10%) Project Manager
5 136 (6.51%) Consultant
6 107 (5.12%) Architect
7 106 (5.08%) Java Developer
8 90 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
9 82 (3.93%) Test Analyst
10 76 (3.64%) Senior Developer
11 61 (2.92%) Test Manager
12 59 (2.83%) Systems Analyst
13 51 (2.44%) Security Analyst
13 51 (2.44%) Technical Analyst
14 50 (2.39%) Support Analyst
15 49 (2.35%) Senior Manager
16 45 (2.16%) Infrastructure Manager
17 40 (1.92%) Technical Specialist
17 40 (1.92%) Test Leader
17 40 (1.92%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (7.90%) Web Services
2 124 (5.94%) .NET
3 105 (5.03%) Spring
4 85 (4.07%) HTML
5 69 (3.30%) CSS
6 66 (3.16%) J2EE
7 64 (3.07%) Hibernate
8 59 (2.83%) XML
9 47 (2.25%) jQuery
10 44 (2.11%) ASP.NET
10 44 (2.11%) Middleware
11 42 (2.01%) HTML5
12 40 (1.92%) JMS
13 36 (1.72%) RESTful
14 23 (1.10%) JSP
14 23 (1.10%) WCF
15 21 (1.01%) Apache Flex
15 21 (1.01%) AngularJS
16 18 (0.86%) .NET Framework
17 17 (0.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 329 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (2.97%) Computer Science
3 60 (2.87%) Management Information System
4 42 (2.01%) Data Integration
5 41 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 36 (1.72%) Equities
6 36 (1.72%) Derivative
6 36 (1.72%) Cryptography
7 34 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 34 (1.63%) Open Source
8 32 (1.53%) Mainframe
9 31 (1.48%) Mathematics
10 29 (1.39%) PMI
11 23 (1.10%) Fixed Income
11 23 (1.10%) User Experience
12 20 (0.96%) Physics
13 16 (0.77%) Reference Data
13 16 (0.77%) Blackberry
14 13 (0.62%) N-Tier
14 13 (0.62%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 201 (9.63%) Linux
2 178 (8.52%) UNIX
3 133 (6.37%) Windows
4 35 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (1.58%) Solaris
6 30 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (1.39%) Apple iOS
8 26 (1.25%) Android
8 26 (1.25%) AIX
9 24 (1.15%) Windows 7
10 22 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (0.48%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.38%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (0.34%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.29%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.096%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.048%) VME
16 1 (0.048%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
2 357 (17.10%) Project Management
3 254 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 172 (8.24%) Business Analysis
5 129 (6.18%) PRINCE2
6 125 (5.99%) Information Security
7 124 (5.94%) ITIL
8 119 (5.70%) Business Intelligence
9 107 (5.12%) Waterfall
10 106 (5.08%) Mentoring
11 105 (5.03%) Analytics
12 102 (4.89%) TDD
13 99 (4.74%) Investment Management
14 98 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
15 97 (4.65%) Risk Management
16 95 (4.55%) Coaching
17 94 (4.50%) Change Management
18 80 (3.83%) Scrum
19 72 (3.45%) ETL
20 71 (3.40%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 429 (20.55%) SQL
2 367 (17.58%) Java
3 160 (7.66%) Python
4 137 (6.56%) JavaScript
5 106 (5.08%) C#
6 93 (4.45%) PL/SQL
7 67 (3.21%) Perl
8 59 (2.83%) Shell Script
9 34 (1.63%) PHP
10 30 (1.44%) VBA
11 29 (1.39%) C++
12 28 (1.34%) Ruby
13 19 (0.91%) VB
14 18 (0.86%) Bash Shell
15 17 (0.81%) T-SQL
15 17 (0.81%) C
16 15 (0.72%) VB.NET
17 13 (0.62%) XPath
18 10 (0.48%) Korn
18 10 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 285 (13.65%) Degree
2 90 (4.31%) ISEB
3 82 (3.93%) CISSP
4 76 (3.64%) ISTQB
5 54 (2.59%) CISM
6 41 (1.96%) PMI Certification
7 39 (1.87%) Security Cleared
8 35 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 32 (1.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 29 (1.39%) SC Cleared
11 26 (1.25%) CISA
12 22 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 22 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
14 15 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (0.62%) PMP
16 10 (0.48%) CCSE
16 10 (0.48%) CSQA
16 10 (0.48%) CCSA
16 10 (0.48%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (5.46%) QA
2 52 (2.49%) SLA
3 47 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.20%) COBIT
5 24 (1.15%) PCI DSS
6 22 (1.05%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.43%) FATCA
8 8 (0.38%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.34%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.14%) Basel II
11 2 (0.096%) MiFID
11 2 (0.096%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.048%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.048%) EMIR
12 1 (0.048%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.048%) P3O
System Software
1 51 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 33 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.67%) VMware ESX
4 10 (0.48%) vSphere
5 9 (0.43%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.38%) XenApp
7 7 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (0.29%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.24%) MetaFrame
10 4 (0.19%) PowerHA
10 4 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.14%) RACF
11 3 (0.14%) Docker
11 3 (0.14%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.096%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 2 (0.096%) KVM
12 2 (0.096%) Xen
12 2 (0.096%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.048%) Firmware
13 1 (0.048%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 53 (2.54%) Puppet
2 45 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
4 21 (1.01%) Nagios
5 17 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
6 15 (0.72%) Munin
6 15 (0.72%) Graphite
7 11 (0.53%) SCCM
8 10 (0.48%) SCOM
9 9 (0.43%) Data Guard
10 8 (0.38%) Control-M
11 6 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
11 6 (0.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 6 (0.29%) MOM
11 6 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 5 (0.24%) TeamSite
12 5 (0.24%) NetBackup
13 4 (0.19%) Red Hat Satellite
13 4 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 4 (0.19%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 320 (15.33%) Oracle
2 165 (7.90%) Microsoft
3 75 (3.59%) SAP
4 60 (2.87%) Business Objects
5 51 (2.44%) VMware
6 47 (2.25%) IBM
7 46 (2.20%) Sybase
8 37 (1.77%) HP
9 34 (1.63%) Informatica
10 29 (1.39%) Cisco
11 27 (1.29%) Cognos
11 27 (1.29%) Red Hat
12 24 (1.15%) Citrix
13 20 (0.96%) Charles River
14 15 (0.72%) CheckPoint
15 13 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
15 13 (0.62%) Pegasus
16 11 (0.53%) Symantec
16 11 (0.53%) Talend
17 10 (0.48%) Teradata
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
JP Morgan Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Huntly, Aberdeenshire
TSB
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kirkwall, Orkney
TSB
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £49000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
Hamilton, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £43000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £61215 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefits packages
Posted: 3 days ago