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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 948 998 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.62% 34.03% 24.67%
As % of the General category 70.59% 69.45% 58.62%
Number of salaries quoted 458 624 572
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,100 £62,456 £64,500
UK excluding London median 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
1343 1437 1636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 47.62% 48.99% 42.09%
Number of salaries quoted 698 871 1008
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 £26,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £62,500 £62,256
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,908
% change year-on-year
- +4.87%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 0 491 £47,500 +5.55% 60
Glasgow -2 412 £47,500 - 34
Stirling -8 18 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Aberdeen +10 6 £47,750 -13.18%
Fife -6 5 £27,500 -35.93%
Dundee +6 3 £55,000 +57.14%
West Lothian -7 3 £65,000 +56.62%
Perth and Kinross 0 2 £49,750 -
Falkirk - 2 £55,000 -
Renfrewshire -3 1 - - 3
North Lanarkshire -4 1 - - 1
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 523 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
2 469 (26.32%) Banking
3 379 (21.27%) Project Management
4 341 (19.14%) Java
5 328 (18.41%) SQL
6 319 (17.90%) Oracle
7 262 (14.70%) Degree
8 230 (12.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 227 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
10 209 (11.73%) .NET
11 206 (11.56%) C#
12 204 (11.45%) Unix
13 203 (11.39%) SDLC
14 200 (11.22%) SQL Server
15 197 (11.05%) Retail
16 177 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
17 174 (9.76%) Microsoft
18 164 (9.20%) TDD
19 156 (8.75%) Data Centre
20 148 (8.31%) Business Analysis
21 142 (7.97%) Scrum
22 136 (7.63%) JavaScript
23 135 (7.58%) Windows
24 133 (7.46%) Relational Database
25 132 (7.41%) HTML
26 127 (7.13%) MS Excel
27 119 (6.68%) Spring
28 114 (6.40%) CSS
29 113 (6.34%) Linux
29 113 (6.34%) Data Warehouse

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 60 (3.37%) SAS
2 39 (2.19%) Tomcat
3 35 (1.96%) WebSphere
4 34 (1.91%) JBoss
5 30 (1.68%) SharePoint
6 26 (1.46%) CMS
6 26 (1.46%) Oracle Coherence
7 19 (1.07%) Apache
8 16 (0.90%) IIS
8 16 (0.90%) Node.js
9 13 (0.73%) GemFire
10 11 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (0.56%) Apache Spark
11 10 (0.56%) Documentum
11 10 (0.56%) MS Exchange
12 9 (0.51%) MQSeries
13 8 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.45%) Confluence
13 8 (0.45%) Mule
13 8 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 127 (7.13%) MS Excel
2 48 (2.69%) MS Office
3 35 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.84%) MS Project
5 11 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.22%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.11%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.056%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 26 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (1.18%) Markit EDM
3 18 (1.01%) Oracle BPM
4 13 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
5 12 (0.67%) MultiFonds
5 12 (0.67%) thinkFolio
6 9 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
7 8 (0.45%) Hyperion Planning
8 7 (0.39%) SAP FI
9 6 (0.34%) SAP CO
9 6 (0.34%) SAP HCM
9 6 (0.34%) SAP HR
10 5 (0.28%) SAP PM
11 4 (0.22%) Cognos Controller
11 4 (0.22%) HFM
11 4 (0.22%) Hi Portfolio
11 4 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
11 4 (0.22%) SAP BPC
11 4 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
11 4 (0.22%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 46 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (1.91%) PaaS
4 26 (1.46%) IaaS
5 22 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 22 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (1.23%) Amazon S3
6 14 (0.79%) SaaS
7 7 (0.39%) Office 365
8 4 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.056%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.056%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.056%) GitHub
10 1 (0.056%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.056%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.056%) Google Play
10 1 (0.056%) Heroku
10 1 (0.056%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 57 (3.20%) Firewall
2 39 (2.19%) TCP/IP
3 31 (1.74%) WAN
4 30 (1.68%) LAN
5 23 (1.29%) SAN
6 21 (1.18%) DNS
7 19 (1.07%) Cisco IOS
7 19 (1.07%) Network Security
8 17 (0.95%) BGP
8 17 (0.95%) DHCP
8 17 (0.95%) EIGRP
9 16 (0.90%) OSPF
9 16 (0.90%) Wireless
10 15 (0.84%) DMVPN
10 15 (0.84%) MPLS
11 14 (0.79%) HTTP
12 13 (0.73%) Internet
13 12 (0.67%) Multicast
13 12 (0.67%) SNA
14 9 (0.51%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (11.22%) SQL Server
2 133 (7.46%) Relational Database
3 113 (6.34%) Data Warehouse
4 89 (4.99%) RDBMS
5 78 (4.38%) Oracle Database
6 62 (3.48%) BusinessObjects
7 46 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 45 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 39 (2.19%) Oracle BI EE
10 34 (1.91%) NoSQL
10 34 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 30 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
12 29 (1.63%) MySQL
13 27 (1.52%) Hadoop
13 27 (1.52%) PowerCenter
14 24 (1.35%) Big Data
15 23 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
16 22 (1.23%) DataStage
16 22 (1.23%) MongoDB
17 21 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 72 (4.04%) JIRA
1 72 (4.04%) Maven
2 56 (3.14%) Git (software)
3 47 (2.64%) Jenkins
4 41 (2.30%) Selenium
4 41 (2.30%) Subversion
5 38 (2.13%) Cucumber
6 30 (1.68%) Eclipse
7 29 (1.63%) JUnit
8 27 (1.52%) FitNesse
9 26 (1.46%) TeamCity
9 26 (1.46%) Visual Studio
10 20 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (0.95%) PowerBuilder
12 14 (0.79%) IntelliJ
13 13 (0.73%) HP UFT
14 12 (0.67%) Ant
15 11 (0.62%) gulp
16 10 (0.56%) JBehave
17 9 (0.51%) Axure RP
General
1 469 (26.32%) Banking
2 197 (11.05%) Retail
3 106 (5.95%) Investment Banking
4 69 (3.87%) Financial Institution
5 60 (3.37%) Marketing
6 56 (3.14%) Pharmaceutical
7 50 (2.81%) Telecoms
8 39 (2.19%) Manufacturing
9 36 (2.02%) Retail Banking
10 31 (1.74%) Local Government
11 29 (1.63%) Billing
11 29 (1.63%) Law
12 27 (1.52%) Electronics
13 22 (1.23%) Private Banking
14 19 (1.07%) Legal
15 16 (0.90%) Front Office
15 16 (0.90%) Spanish Language
16 14 (0.79%) Back Office
17 10 (0.56%) Multimedia
17 10 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 361 (20.26%) Analyst
1 361 (20.26%) Developer
2 204 (11.45%) Project Manager
3 166 (9.32%) Consultant
4 124 (6.96%) Java Developer
5 113 (6.34%) Business Analyst
6 91 (5.11%) Architect
7 74 (4.15%) Senior Analyst
8 72 (4.04%) IT Manager
9 55 (3.09%) C# Developer
10 50 (2.81%) Senior Manager
11 49 (2.75%) Senior Developer
12 48 (2.69%) .NET Developer
13 46 (2.58%) IT Analyst
13 46 (2.58%) Technical Analyst
14 45 (2.53%) Software Developer
15 40 (2.24%) Applications Manager
15 40 (2.24%) IT Project Manager
16 39 (2.19%) Infrastructure Manager
17 38 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (11.73%) .NET
2 132 (7.41%) HTML
3 119 (6.68%) Spring
4 114 (6.40%) CSS
5 95 (5.33%) XML
6 88 (4.94%) REST
7 82 (4.60%) Web Services
8 75 (4.21%) HTML5
9 73 (4.10%) jQuery
10 70 (3.93%) Hibernate
11 55 (3.09%) ASP.NET
12 53 (2.97%) JSON
13 52 (2.92%) AngularJS
14 45 (2.53%) CSS3
15 42 (2.36%) JMS
16 35 (1.96%) J2EE
17 34 (1.91%) .NET Framework
18 32 (1.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 31 (1.74%) Drools
19 31 (1.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 227 (12.74%) Analytical Skills
2 156 (8.75%) Data Centre
3 98 (5.50%) Computer Science
4 88 (4.94%) User Experience
5 78 (4.38%) Management Information System
6 41 (2.30%) Data Integration
7 31 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
7 31 (1.74%) Fixed Income
7 31 (1.74%) Visualisation
8 30 (1.68%) Derivative
9 29 (1.63%) Mainframe
10 26 (1.46%) Data Structures
10 26 (1.46%) Mathematics
11 25 (1.40%) Mobile App
12 23 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
12 23 (1.29%) Statistics
13 20 (1.12%) Reference Data
14 18 (1.01%) Economics
15 17 (0.95%) Fintech
16 15 (0.84%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 204 (11.45%) Unix
2 135 (7.58%) Windows
3 113 (6.34%) Linux
4 32 (1.80%) Solaris
5 31 (1.74%) Windows Server
6 26 (1.46%) Android
7 18 (1.01%) Apple iOS
8 16 (0.90%) AIX
9 15 (0.84%) Windows 7
10 14 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.39%) zOS
14 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.22%) VMS
16 3 (0.17%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.17%) OS/400
17 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.11%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 523 (29.35%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (21.27%) Project Management
3 230 (12.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 203 (11.39%) SDLC
5 177 (9.93%) Business Intelligence
6 164 (9.20%) TDD
7 148 (8.31%) Business Analysis
8 142 (7.97%) Scrum
9 112 (6.29%) Mentoring
10 108 (6.06%) Software Engineering
11 107 (6.00%) Asset Management
12 105 (5.89%) Analytics
13 103 (5.78%) Continuous Improvement
14 96 (5.39%) Line Management
15 95 (5.33%) ITIL
16 94 (5.27%) OO
17 92 (5.16%) PRINCE2
18 89 (4.99%) Service Delivery
19 86 (4.83%) Continuous Integration
20 84 (4.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 341 (19.14%) Java
2 328 (18.41%) SQL
3 206 (11.56%) C#
4 136 (7.63%) JavaScript
5 98 (5.50%) Python
6 87 (4.88%) PL/SQL
7 63 (3.54%) Perl
8 50 (2.81%) Shell Script
9 38 (2.13%) C++
10 35 (1.96%) VB.NET
11 32 (1.80%) Groovy
12 31 (1.74%) PowerShell
13 29 (1.63%) VBA
14 26 (1.46%) Ruby
15 20 (1.12%) T-SQL
16 13 (0.73%) C
16 13 (0.73%) Scala
17 12 (0.67%) Bash Shell
17 12 (0.67%) VBScript
18 10 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 262 (14.70%) Degree
2 37 (2.08%) ISEB
3 30 (1.68%) CISSP
4 29 (1.63%) PMI Certification
5 27 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (1.40%) CCNP
7 23 (1.29%) ISTQB
8 22 (1.23%) CCIE
9 21 (1.18%) CCNA
10 20 (1.12%) PMP
10 20 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 18 (1.01%) CISM
12 13 (0.73%) APMP
13 11 (0.62%) CEH
13 11 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (0.56%) SC Cleared
14 10 (0.56%) Security Cleared
15 9 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 8 (0.45%) GIAC
17 7 (0.39%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.60%) QA
2 39 (2.19%) SLA
3 31 (1.74%) COBIT
4 18 (1.01%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
7 8 (0.45%) Basel II
7 8 (0.45%) PMBOK
8 5 (0.28%) Basel III
8 5 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
8 5 (0.28%) EMIR
8 5 (0.28%) ISO 8583
8 5 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 7816
8 5 (0.28%) MiFID
8 5 (0.28%) UCITS
9 4 (0.22%) IAS 39
9 4 (0.22%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.17%) P3O
10 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (1.85%) Docker
2 28 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 20 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 10 (0.56%) Veritas File System
4 10 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (0.39%) RACF
6 6 (0.34%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.34%) Squid
7 5 (0.28%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 5 (0.28%) Time Sharing Option
8 3 (0.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (0.17%) MetaFrame
8 3 (0.17%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.17%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.11%) Firmware
9 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.11%) vSphere
10 1 (0.056%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (1.57%) SCCM
2 23 (1.29%) Mesos
3 22 (1.23%) Kubernetes
4 18 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.79%) Puppet
6 12 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (0.62%) SCOM
8 10 (0.56%) Ansible
9 9 (0.51%) Rundeck
10 8 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.28%) FortiGate
11 5 (0.28%) Tivoli
11 5 (0.28%) zSecure
12 4 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.22%) QRadar
13 3 (0.17%) Fluentd
13 3 (0.17%) Nagios
13 3 (0.17%) Nessus
14 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Satellite
15 1 (0.056%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 319 (17.90%) Oracle
2 174 (9.76%) Microsoft
3 70 (3.93%) IBM
3 70 (3.93%) SAP
4 67 (3.76%) Sybase
5 60 (3.37%) Cognos
6 56 (3.14%) Informatica
7 42 (2.36%) HP
8 34 (1.91%) VMware
9 32 (1.80%) Cisco
10 31 (1.74%) Charles River
11 30 (1.68%) Tableau
12 28 (1.57%) Reuters
13 26 (1.46%) Bloomberg
14 23 (1.29%) Veritas
15 22 (1.23%) Teradata
16 21 (1.18%) CheckPoint
17 20 (1.12%) Fidessa
18 19 (1.07%) Citrix
18 19 (1.07%) MicroStrategy
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