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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1057 878 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 29.13% 28.39% 28.31%
As % of the General category 63.14% 63.67% 68.23%
Number of salaries quoted 605 543 583
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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
1674 1379 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 46.14% 44.58% 41.49%
Number of salaries quoted 998 860 868
Average salary £42,500 £46,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.60% +6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 0 556 £42,500 -10.52% 115
Glasgow -1 337 £43,000 -9.47% 44
Stirling 0 93 £47,375 +11.47% 3
Aberdeen +9 24 £46,250 -2.63% 6
Fife +4 4 £47,500 +90.00%
West Lothian -2 4 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Renfrewshire -2 1 £65,000 -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - - 1
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 518 (25.26%) SQL
2 467 (22.77%) Banking
3 380 (18.53%) Java
4 377 (18.38%) Oracle
5 369 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
6 310 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
7 294 (14.33%) Project Management
8 254 (12.38%) Degree
9 252 (12.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 233 (11.36%) Microsoft
11 229 (11.17%) Business Analysis
12 204 (9.95%) UNIX
13 200 (9.75%) Windows
14 179 (8.73%) Retail
15 172 (8.39%) Linux
16 170 (8.29%) XML
17 161 (7.85%) Risk Management
18 159 (7.75%) HTML
19 158 (7.70%) C#
20 157 (7.65%) SQL Server
21 155 (7.56%) MS Excel
22 149 (7.26%) ITIL
23 145 (7.07%) PL/SQL
24 144 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
25 143 (6.97%) JavaScript
26 135 (6.58%) .NET
27 132 (6.44%) Investment Banking
28 129 (6.29%) Computer Science
29 123 (6.00%) PRINCE2
30 121 (5.90%) Relational Database

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 69 (3.36%) SAS
2 48 (2.34%) WebSphere
3 43 (2.10%) Tomcat
4 41 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 40 (1.95%) MS Exchange
6 37 (1.80%) WebLogic
7 23 (1.12%) IIS
8 22 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
9 20 (0.98%) IBM Notes
10 19 (0.93%) CMS
11 14 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
12 13 (0.63%) Mule
13 12 (0.59%) NServiceBus
14 11 (0.54%) Apache
14 11 (0.54%) CICS
15 10 (0.49%) NetWeaver
15 10 (0.49%) Node.js
16 8 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 8 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
17 6 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 155 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 101 (4.92%) MS Office
3 94 (4.58%) MS Project
4 35 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (1.07%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.20%) SPSS
6 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.098%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.049%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.049%) FastStats
8 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 84 (4.10%) Oracle EBS
2 65 (3.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 37 (1.80%) Oracle General Ledger
3 37 (1.80%) Oracle Receivables
4 35 (1.71%) Oracle Payables
5 28 (1.37%) SAP Retail
6 25 (1.22%) Oracle iProcurement
7 24 (1.17%) Oracle Assets
8 23 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
8 23 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 21 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
10 20 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
11 18 (0.88%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 18 (0.88%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
12 15 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 15 (0.73%) Oracle 11i
13 12 (0.59%) SAP BPC
14 11 (0.54%) Markit EDM
15 10 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
16 7 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.44%) Heroku
3 9 (0.44%) OpenShift
3 9 (0.44%) Google Compute Engine
4 7 (0.34%) Office 365
4 7 (0.34%) SaaS
5 1 (0.049%) PaaS
5 1 (0.049%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.19%) DNS
2 41 (2.00%) Firewall
3 36 (1.76%) WAN
4 35 (1.71%) Internet
5 29 (1.41%) LAN
6 26 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
7 25 (1.22%) SAN
8 24 (1.17%) HTTP
9 17 (0.83%) TCP/IP
10 15 (0.73%) NetScaler
11 13 (0.63%) VoIP
12 12 (0.59%) LDAP
12 12 (0.59%) SSL
13 10 (0.49%) DHCP
13 10 (0.49%) Network Security
14 9 (0.44%) HTTPS
15 8 (0.39%) Ethernet
15 8 (0.39%) SMTP
15 8 (0.39%) DMZ
15 8 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (7.65%) SQL Server
2 121 (5.90%) Relational Database
3 77 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
4 70 (3.41%) RDBMS
5 62 (3.02%) Oracle Database
6 41 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 32 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
8 31 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
8 31 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (1.17%) NoSQL
10 19 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (0.83%) Pentaho
11 17 (0.83%) Big Data
11 17 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
11 17 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 17 (0.83%) DB2
11 17 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (0.59%) MySQL
12 12 (0.59%) Data Mart
12 12 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (2.19%) JUnit
2 34 (1.66%) Visual Studio
3 31 (1.51%) Subversion
4 26 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
5 23 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (1.02%) Maven
7 19 (0.93%) JIRA
7 19 (0.93%) Selenium
8 18 (0.88%) Git (software)
9 17 (0.83%) Jenkins
10 16 (0.78%) Ant
11 15 (0.73%) Eclipse
12 14 (0.68%) SpecFlow
13 12 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
14 10 (0.49%) ERwin
14 10 (0.49%) TeamCity
15 9 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (0.44%) Mockito
16 7 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
16 7 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
General
1 467 (22.77%) Banking
2 179 (8.73%) Retail
3 132 (6.44%) Investment Banking
4 95 (4.63%) Retail Banking
5 77 (3.75%) Financial Institution
6 65 (3.17%) Marketing
7 54 (2.63%) Front Office
8 49 (2.39%) Billing
9 48 (2.34%) Telecoms
10 37 (1.80%) Manufacturing
11 35 (1.71%) Back Office
12 30 (1.46%) Legal
13 26 (1.27%) General Ledger
14 19 (0.93%) Electronics
15 18 (0.88%) Private Banking
16 17 (0.83%) Advertising
17 11 (0.54%) Aerospace
17 11 (0.54%) French Language
18 10 (0.49%) Publishing
19 7 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 590 (28.77%) Analyst
2 449 (21.89%) Developer
3 217 (10.58%) Business Analyst
4 196 (9.56%) Project Manager
5 175 (8.53%) Java Developer
6 119 (5.80%) Consultant
7 107 (5.22%) Senior Developer
8 92 (4.49%) Architect
9 73 (3.56%) Senior Java Developer
10 67 (3.27%) Senior Analyst
11 56 (2.73%) Support Analyst
12 53 (2.58%) Systems Analyst
13 51 (2.49%) Test Manager
14 49 (2.39%) Applications Support
15 47 (2.29%) IT Project Manager
16 46 (2.24%) Test Analyst
17 45 (2.19%) Programmer
18 42 (2.05%) Technical Analyst
19 41 (2.00%) Administrator
20 40 (1.95%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (8.29%) XML
2 159 (7.75%) HTML
3 135 (6.58%) .NET
4 95 (4.63%) CSS
4 95 (4.63%) Spring
5 91 (4.44%) J2EE
6 84 (4.10%) jQuery
7 69 (3.36%) Web Services
8 60 (2.93%) Hibernate
9 58 (2.83%) HTML5
10 54 (2.63%) ASP.NET
11 42 (2.05%) Middleware
12 41 (2.00%) JMS
12 41 (2.00%) SOAP
13 30 (1.46%) CSS3
14 28 (1.37%) Struts
15 27 (1.32%) .NET Framework
15 27 (1.32%) WPF
16 26 (1.27%) Spring MVC
16 26 (1.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 369 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
2 129 (6.29%) Computer Science
3 75 (3.66%) Mathematics
4 67 (3.27%) Physics
5 64 (3.12%) Grid Computing
6 63 (3.07%) Market Risk
7 50 (2.44%) PMI
8 46 (2.24%) Management Information System
9 35 (1.71%) Derivative
9 35 (1.71%) Credit Risk
10 32 (1.56%) Open Source
11 31 (1.51%) Fixed Income
12 30 (1.46%) Mainframe
13 28 (1.37%) Equities
14 23 (1.12%) User Experience
14 23 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
15 21 (1.02%) Client/Server
16 19 (0.93%) DTV
16 19 (0.93%) Clustering
17 18 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 204 (9.95%) UNIX
2 200 (9.75%) Windows
3 172 (8.39%) Linux
4 46 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (1.32%) AIX
6 27 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (1.02%) Solaris
8 20 (0.98%) Windows 2000
9 15 (0.73%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.59%) Apple iOS
10 12 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
10 12 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
11 11 (0.54%) Windows XP
11 11 (0.54%) Android
12 7 (0.34%) HPUX
13 6 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.29%) zOS
14 5 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (15.11%) Agile Software Development
2 294 (14.33%) Project Management
3 252 (12.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 229 (11.17%) Business Analysis
5 161 (7.85%) Risk Management
6 149 (7.26%) ITIL
7 144 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
8 123 (6.00%) PRINCE2
9 109 (5.31%) Investment Management
10 99 (4.83%) Asset Management
11 95 (4.63%) OO
11 95 (4.63%) Change Management
12 90 (4.39%) Scrum
13 74 (3.61%) Workflow
13 74 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 72 (3.51%) CRM
15 70 (3.41%) ETL
15 70 (3.41%) Analytics
16 63 (3.07%) Information Security
17 61 (2.97%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 518 (25.26%) SQL
2 380 (18.53%) Java
3 158 (7.70%) C#
4 145 (7.07%) PL/SQL
5 143 (6.97%) JavaScript
6 115 (5.61%) C++
7 82 (4.00%) Python
8 58 (2.83%) Perl
9 42 (2.05%) Shell Script
10 34 (1.66%) T-SQL
11 29 (1.41%) VBA
12 26 (1.27%) PowerShell
13 20 (0.98%) C
14 18 (0.88%) Scala
15 14 (0.68%) Bash Shell
15 14 (0.68%) VB
16 13 (0.63%) PHP
16 13 (0.63%) COBOL
17 11 (0.54%) Ruby
18 10 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 254 (12.38%) Degree
2 61 (2.97%) PMI Certification
3 54 (2.63%) ISEB
4 46 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 45 (2.19%) ISTQB
6 39 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (1.46%) CISSP
8 25 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 24 (1.17%) MCSE
9 24 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (0.93%) CEH
11 17 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 15 (0.73%) MCITP
13 13 (0.63%) PMP
13 13 (0.63%) CISM
14 11 (0.54%) CCA
14 11 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
15 9 (0.44%) APMP
15 9 (0.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 9 (0.44%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (5.27%) QA
2 53 (2.58%) SLA
3 14 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 13 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.39%) COBIT
7 5 (0.24%) Basel III
8 2 (0.098%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.098%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.098%) Basel II
9 1 (0.049%) FATCA
9 1 (0.049%) COREP
System Software
1 77 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 53 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.93%) XenApp
4 11 (0.54%) Docker
5 9 (0.44%) XenServer
5 9 (0.44%) MetaFrame
5 9 (0.44%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.39%) vSphere
7 5 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.24%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.20%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.15%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.098%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.098%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.098%) vCloud
10 2 (0.098%) KVM
11 1 (0.049%) RHEV
11 1 (0.049%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 35 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.59%) Puppet
3 11 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.39%) CFEngine
5 7 (0.34%) SCCM
6 4 (0.20%) CA Endevor
6 4 (0.20%) Data Guard
6 4 (0.20%) Ganglia
7 3 (0.15%) XenMobile
7 3 (0.15%) SCOM
7 3 (0.15%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.098%) MOM
8 2 (0.098%) Control-M
8 2 (0.098%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.098%) WSUS
8 2 (0.098%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.098%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.098%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.049%) CA LISA
9 1 (0.049%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 377 (18.38%) Oracle
2 233 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 104 (5.07%) SAP
4 73 (3.56%) Sybase
5 70 (3.41%) VMware
6 59 (2.88%) HP
6 59 (2.88%) Citrix
7 58 (2.83%) Informatica
8 44 (2.15%) IBM
9 29 (1.41%) Red Hat
10 24 (1.17%) Cisco
11 23 (1.12%) Google
12 22 (1.07%) Lotus
13 19 (0.93%) Twitter
14 18 (0.88%) Cognos
15 17 (0.83%) Business Objects
16 13 (0.63%) JBoss
16 13 (0.63%) EMC
17 12 (0.59%) CheckPoint
18 11 (0.54%) Brocade
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