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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1051 915 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 33.55% 26.74% 30.35%
As % of the General category 70.07% 60.60% 68.92%
Number of salaries quoted 650 608 546
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
1500 1510 1274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 47.88% 44.13% 44.04%
Number of salaries quoted 909 1006 780
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 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 0 517 £45,500 +3.40% 91
Glasgow +1 385 £50,000 +11.11% 57
Stirling 0 75 £47,500 +5.55% 14
Fife +9 21 £42,926 -4.61% 2
Aberdeen +15 20 £70,000 +27.27% 4
West Lothian +3 8 £40,000 -17.94% 3
Renfrewshire +1 8 - -
Dundee - 7 - -
Midlothian +2 4 £45,000 +5.88% 2
West Dunbartonshire - 4 £39,000 -
Highlands +1 1 - - 2
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Moray - 1 £37,500 -
Morayshire - 1 - -
Ayrshire - 1 - -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 606 (28.75%) Banking
2 443 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
3 427 (20.26%) SQL
4 357 (16.94%) Java
5 342 (16.22%) Project Management
6 323 (15.32%) Oracle
7 305 (14.47%) Degree
8 267 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
9 232 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
10 231 (10.96%) Microsoft
11 203 (9.63%) Linux
12 201 (9.54%) SQL Server
13 188 (8.92%) UNIX
14 176 (8.35%) Windows
15 170 (8.06%) Web Services
15 170 (8.06%) Retail
16 167 (7.92%) C#
17 166 (7.87%) JavaScript
18 164 (7.78%) Business Analysis
19 161 (7.64%) Python
20 156 (7.40%) .NET
20 156 (7.40%) PRINCE2
21 154 (7.31%) MS Excel
22 152 (7.21%) Telecoms
23 135 (6.40%) Relational Database
24 127 (6.02%) TDD
25 124 (5.88%) ITIL
26 122 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
27 110 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
27 110 (5.22%) HTML

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 68 (3.23%) SAS
2 53 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 46 (2.18%) MS Exchange
4 44 (2.09%) Tomcat
5 39 (1.85%) WebSphere
6 32 (1.52%) WebLogic
7 30 (1.42%) JBoss
8 24 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
9 21 (1.00%) IIS
9 21 (1.00%) Apache
10 18 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 18 (0.85%) CMS
11 14 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 13 (0.62%) Mule
13 12 (0.57%) Lync
14 11 (0.52%) CICS
15 10 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
15 10 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (0.43%) Alfresco
17 8 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 154 (7.31%) MS Excel
2 89 (4.22%) MS Office
3 53 (2.51%) MS Project
4 34 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.14%) SPSS
6 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.095%) FastStats
7 2 (0.095%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.047%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 52 (2.47%) Oracle EBS
2 42 (1.99%) Oracle EBS R12
3 27 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
4 23 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 22 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
6 21 (1.00%) Oracle Receivables
6 21 (1.00%) SAP FI
7 20 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
7 20 (0.95%) SAP CO
8 18 (0.85%) Oracle iProcurement
8 18 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
9 17 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
10 11 (0.52%) SAP MM
10 11 (0.52%) SAP PP
10 11 (0.52%) SAP SD
10 11 (0.52%) SAP SCM
10 11 (0.52%) SAP PLM
10 11 (0.52%) Markit EDM
11 9 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 8 (0.38%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 74 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.62%) SaaS
5 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.14%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
7 3 (0.14%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.14%) Office 365
8 2 (0.095%) Heroku
9 1 (0.047%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.047%) GitHub
9 1 (0.047%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.047%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.56%) Firewall
2 51 (2.42%) LAN
3 49 (2.32%) WAN
4 42 (1.99%) Internet
5 40 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
6 23 (1.09%) SAN
6 23 (1.09%) DNS
7 22 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
8 19 (0.90%) HTTP
9 16 (0.76%) DMZ
10 14 (0.66%) Intranet
11 11 (0.52%) Wireless
11 11 (0.52%) TCP/IP
12 10 (0.47%) SMTP
13 9 (0.43%) Network Security
14 8 (0.38%) NAS
14 8 (0.38%) ATM
14 8 (0.38%) VoIP
15 7 (0.33%) MPLS
16 6 (0.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (9.54%) SQL Server
2 135 (6.40%) Relational Database
3 110 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
4 77 (3.65%) Oracle Database
5 63 (2.99%) RDBMS
6 39 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 30 (1.42%) Big Data
9 28 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
10 27 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
11 24 (1.14%) DB2
12 22 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
13 21 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (0.90%) MongoDB
15 18 (0.85%) DataStage
16 17 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
16 17 (0.81%) Data Mining
16 17 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
17 14 (0.66%) NoSQL
18 13 (0.62%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 46 (2.18%) Selenium
2 42 (1.99%) JUnit
3 29 (1.38%) Visual Studio
3 29 (1.38%) Subversion
4 27 (1.28%) JIRA
4 27 (1.28%) Git (software)
5 26 (1.23%) Maven
5 26 (1.23%) Jenkins
6 24 (1.14%) Cucumber
6 24 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
7 17 (0.81%) Ant
8 11 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
8 11 (0.52%) Appium
9 10 (0.47%) Mockito
9 10 (0.47%) Toad
10 9 (0.43%) LoadRunner
10 9 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
10 9 (0.43%) Eclipse
10 9 (0.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 606 (28.75%) Banking
2 170 (8.06%) Retail
3 152 (7.21%) Telecoms
4 106 (5.03%) Investment Banking
5 69 (3.27%) Retail Banking
6 48 (2.28%) Back Office
7 46 (2.18%) Marketing
8 44 (2.09%) Games
9 40 (1.90%) Manufacturing
10 36 (1.71%) Financial Institution
11 30 (1.42%) Private Banking
12 29 (1.38%) Front Office
13 21 (1.00%) Legal
14 19 (0.90%) Law
15 18 (0.85%) General Ledger
16 13 (0.62%) Advertising
17 12 (0.57%) Billing
18 8 (0.38%) Aerospace
19 6 (0.28%) Electronics
20 5 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 587 (27.85%) Analyst
2 431 (20.45%) Developer
3 229 (10.86%) Project Manager
4 200 (9.49%) Business Analyst
5 135 (6.40%) Consultant
6 128 (6.07%) Java Developer
7 122 (5.79%) Architect
8 109 (5.17%) Senior Developer
9 87 (4.13%) Support Analyst
10 81 (3.84%) Senior Analyst
11 68 (3.23%) Test Manager
12 59 (2.80%) Test Analyst
13 51 (2.42%) Senior Java Developer
14 47 (2.23%) Systems Analyst
14 47 (2.23%) Senior Manager
15 43 (2.04%) Infrastructure Manager
16 38 (1.80%) Applications Support
17 36 (1.71%) Technical Analyst
18 35 (1.66%) SAP Consultant
18 35 (1.66%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (8.06%) Web Services
2 156 (7.40%) .NET
3 110 (5.22%) HTML
4 105 (4.98%) XML
5 81 (3.84%) Spring
6 80 (3.80%) CSS
7 71 (3.37%) jQuery
8 67 (3.18%) ASP.NET
9 65 (3.08%) Middleware
10 53 (2.51%) Hibernate
11 51 (2.42%) J2EE
12 50 (2.37%) REST
13 43 (2.04%) HTML5
14 36 (1.71%) WCF
14 36 (1.71%) .NET Framework
15 30 (1.42%) JSP
16 28 (1.33%) SOAP
17 26 (1.23%) JMS
17 26 (1.23%) JAX-RS
18 25 (1.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 267 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (3.56%) Computer Science
3 41 (1.94%) Mathematics
3 41 (1.94%) Management Information System
4 40 (1.90%) Open Source
5 36 (1.71%) Derivative
6 35 (1.66%) PMI
6 35 (1.66%) Mainframe
7 31 (1.47%) Physics
8 28 (1.33%) Equities
8 28 (1.33%) Credit Risk
8 28 (1.33%) Mobile App
9 26 (1.23%) User Experience
9 26 (1.23%) Data Integration
10 18 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (0.85%) Blackberry
11 17 (0.81%) Client/Server
11 17 (0.81%) SWIFT
12 14 (0.66%) Reference Data
13 12 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 203 (9.63%) Linux
2 188 (8.92%) UNIX
3 176 (8.35%) Windows
4 42 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (1.80%) Windows 7
6 34 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 34 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (1.38%) AIX
8 27 (1.28%) Solaris
9 21 (1.00%) Apple iOS
10 14 (0.66%) Windows 2000
11 12 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
12 11 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.43%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.38%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.38%) Android
15 5 (0.24%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.14%) CentOS
16 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.095%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 443 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
2 342 (16.22%) Project Management
3 232 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 164 (7.78%) Business Analysis
5 156 (7.40%) PRINCE2
6 127 (6.02%) TDD
7 124 (5.88%) ITIL
8 122 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
9 106 (5.03%) Investment Management
10 105 (4.98%) Risk Management
11 104 (4.93%) Analytics
12 103 (4.89%) Mentoring
13 102 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
14 98 (4.65%) Change Management
15 95 (4.51%) Continuous Improvement
16 87 (4.13%) Scrum
17 84 (3.98%) Coaching
18 80 (3.80%) Waterfall
19 76 (3.61%) OO
20 73 (3.46%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 427 (20.26%) SQL
2 357 (16.94%) Java
3 167 (7.92%) C#
4 166 (7.87%) JavaScript
5 161 (7.64%) Python
6 90 (4.27%) PL/SQL
7 60 (2.85%) Perl
8 57 (2.70%) Shell Script
9 44 (2.09%) VBA
10 42 (1.99%) PHP
11 35 (1.66%) C++
12 33 (1.57%) Ruby
13 21 (1.00%) VB
14 18 (0.85%) XPath
15 17 (0.81%) PowerShell
15 17 (0.81%) Objective-C
15 17 (0.81%) T-SQL
16 16 (0.76%) VB.NET
16 16 (0.76%) C
17 12 (0.57%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 305 (14.47%) Degree
2 100 (4.74%) ISEB
3 67 (3.18%) ISTQB
4 51 (2.42%) PMI Certification
5 50 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 47 (2.23%) CISSP
7 34 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 26 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 24 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (1.14%) Security Cleared
10 22 (1.04%) CISM
11 21 (1.00%) VCP4
11 21 (1.00%) SC Cleared
12 19 (0.90%) PMP
13 18 (0.85%) CISA
14 17 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
15 14 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (0.66%) MCSE
16 11 (0.52%) CEH
17 10 (0.47%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (5.22%) QA
2 70 (3.32%) SLA
3 35 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.76%) COBIT
4 16 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.71%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.47%) FATCA
7 9 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.38%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.33%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.24%) Basel II
10 5 (0.24%) MiFID
11 4 (0.19%) ISO 9000
12 3 (0.14%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.047%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.047%) P3O
13 1 (0.047%) EMIR
13 1 (0.047%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.047%) AIFMD
System Software
1 64 (3.04%) Active Directory
2 58 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.81%) Oracle RMAN
4 14 (0.66%) XenApp
4 14 (0.66%) vSphere
5 12 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.38%) Firmware
7 7 (0.33%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.33%) Docker
8 6 (0.28%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.28%) MetaFrame
8 6 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.24%) RACF
10 4 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (0.19%) PowerHA
11 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.095%) Xen
12 2 (0.095%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.095%) vCloud
12 2 (0.095%) KVM
Systems Management
1 43 (2.04%) Puppet
2 37 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
4 14 (0.66%) Data Guard
5 13 (0.62%) SCCM
5 13 (0.62%) Nagios
5 13 (0.62%) Munin
5 13 (0.62%) Graphite
6 11 (0.52%) SCOM
7 8 (0.38%) CA Endevor
8 7 (0.33%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.28%) Control-M
9 6 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (0.28%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.19%) Red Hat Satellite
10 4 (0.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 4 (0.19%) MOM
11 3 (0.14%) Vagrant
11 3 (0.14%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 323 (15.32%) Oracle
2 231 (10.96%) Microsoft
3 85 (4.03%) SAP
4 71 (3.37%) VMware
5 68 (3.23%) IBM
6 58 (2.75%) Sybase
7 52 (2.47%) HP
8 44 (2.09%) Business Objects
9 41 (1.94%) Red Hat
10 32 (1.52%) Cognos
10 32 (1.52%) Informatica
11 29 (1.38%) Cisco
12 27 (1.28%) Citrix
13 14 (0.66%) Google
14 12 (0.57%) Pegasus
15 11 (0.52%) Symantec
15 11 (0.52%) PeopleSoft
15 11 (0.52%) Talend
16 10 (0.47%) Fujitsu
17 9 (0.43%) Lotus
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