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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1058 923 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 31.93% 29.36% 28.11%
As % of the General category 66.71% 64.50% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 608 575 603
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,300 £65,000 £57,500
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
1586 1431 1329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 47.86% 45.52% 42.16%
Number of salaries quoted 913 898 899
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £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 30 October 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 30 October 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 0 597 £45,000 -3.22% 84
Glasgow +1 300 £42,500 -5.55% 34
Stirling +3 107 £47,250 +11.17% 9
Aberdeen +7 25 £55,000 - 2
Perth and Kinross - 5 £44,000 - 1
West Lothian +1 4 £40,000 +11.11% 3
Fife 0 2 £50,000 +21.21%
Dundee +12 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Renfrewshire -9 1 £65,000 - 2
Inverclyde - 1 - - 1
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 527 (25.29%) SQL
2 489 (23.46%) Banking
3 383 (18.38%) Oracle
4 362 (17.37%) Java
5 322 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
6 317 (15.21%) Agile Software Development
7 311 (14.92%) Project Management
8 252 (12.09%) Degree
9 243 (11.66%) Microsoft
10 238 (11.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 215 (10.32%) Windows
12 209 (10.03%) Business Analysis
13 208 (9.98%) UNIX
14 203 (9.74%) SQL Server
15 189 (9.07%) Retail
16 185 (8.88%) Linux
17 184 (8.83%) C#
18 178 (8.54%) XML
19 171 (8.21%) MS Excel
20 161 (7.73%) JavaScript
21 156 (7.49%) HTML
22 155 (7.44%) .NET
23 143 (6.86%) PL/SQL
24 141 (6.77%) ITIL
25 139 (6.67%) PRINCE2
26 135 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
27 134 (6.43%) Risk Management
28 127 (6.09%) Investment Banking
28 127 (6.09%) Relational Database
29 115 (5.52%) QA

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 68 (3.26%) SAS
2 58 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 49 (2.35%) MS Exchange
3 49 (2.35%) Tomcat
4 44 (2.11%) WebSphere
5 43 (2.06%) WebLogic
6 25 (1.20%) CMS
7 24 (1.15%) IIS
8 20 (0.96%) IBM Notes
8 20 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
9 16 (0.77%) JBoss
10 15 (0.72%) NServiceBus
11 13 (0.62%) Mule
11 13 (0.62%) CICS
12 12 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
13 11 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (0.53%) Apache
13 11 (0.53%) Node.js
14 10 (0.48%) NetWeaver
15 9 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 171 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 104 (4.99%) MS Office
3 83 (3.98%) MS Project
4 41 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 28 (1.34%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.24%) SPSS
7 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.096%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.048%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.048%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.048%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.048%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 65 (3.12%) Oracle EBS
2 54 (2.59%) Oracle EBS R12
3 35 (1.68%) Oracle General Ledger
3 35 (1.68%) Oracle Receivables
3 35 (1.68%) Oracle Payables
4 30 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 24 (1.15%) SAP Retail
6 23 (1.10%) Oracle Cash Management
6 23 (1.10%) Oracle iProcurement
7 22 (1.06%) Oracle Assets
8 20 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
8 20 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
9 18 (0.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 18 (0.86%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 16 (0.77%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 14 (0.67%) Markit EDM
11 14 (0.67%) Oracle 11i
12 12 (0.58%) SAP BPC
13 10 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
14 8 (0.38%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.58%) Google Compute Engine
5 11 (0.53%) OpenShift
5 11 (0.53%) Heroku
6 9 (0.43%) Office 365
7 8 (0.38%) SaaS
8 2 (0.096%) PaaS
9 1 (0.048%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.048%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 49 (2.35%) Firewall
2 44 (2.11%) DNS
3 40 (1.92%) WAN
4 38 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
5 35 (1.68%) Internet
6 34 (1.63%) LAN
7 32 (1.54%) HTTP
8 22 (1.06%) SAN
9 17 (0.82%) TCP/IP
10 16 (0.77%) NetScaler
11 15 (0.72%) DMZ
12 14 (0.67%) DHCP
12 14 (0.67%) VoIP
13 13 (0.62%) LDAP
14 11 (0.53%) SMTP
14 11 (0.53%) Intranet
14 11 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
15 10 (0.48%) VPN
15 10 (0.48%) SSL
16 9 (0.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (9.74%) SQL Server
2 127 (6.09%) Relational Database
3 81 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
4 72 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 68 (3.26%) Oracle Database
6 46 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 41 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (1.39%) Oracle BI EE
9 26 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
10 25 (1.20%) NoSQL
10 25 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
11 23 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (0.96%) Oracle ODI
13 18 (0.86%) Big Data
14 17 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
15 16 (0.77%) Pentaho
16 15 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
17 14 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
18 13 (0.62%) DB2
19 12 (0.58%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 44 (2.11%) JUnit
2 42 (2.02%) Visual Studio
3 32 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (1.30%) JIRA
5 26 (1.25%) QuickTest Pro
5 26 (1.25%) Subversion
6 24 (1.15%) Selenium
7 19 (0.91%) Git (software)
8 18 (0.86%) SpecFlow
9 17 (0.82%) Maven
10 16 (0.77%) Jenkins
11 12 (0.58%) Appium
11 12 (0.58%) Ant
11 12 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
12 11 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (0.53%) Cucumber
13 10 (0.48%) ERwin
14 9 (0.43%) Oracle Forms
14 9 (0.43%) TeamCity
15 8 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 489 (23.46%) Banking
2 189 (9.07%) Retail
3 127 (6.09%) Investment Banking
4 95 (4.56%) Retail Banking
5 69 (3.31%) Marketing
6 67 (3.21%) Financial Institution
7 64 (3.07%) Telecoms
8 54 (2.59%) Front Office
9 48 (2.30%) Back Office
10 46 (2.21%) Billing
11 37 (1.78%) Manufacturing
12 29 (1.39%) Legal
13 26 (1.25%) General Ledger
14 22 (1.06%) Electronics
15 20 (0.96%) Private Banking
16 13 (0.62%) Advertising
17 12 (0.58%) Games
18 11 (0.53%) Aerospace
19 8 (0.38%) French Language
20 6 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 616 (29.56%) Analyst
2 471 (22.60%) Developer
3 226 (10.84%) Business Analyst
4 204 (9.79%) Project Manager
5 150 (7.20%) Java Developer
6 114 (5.47%) Consultant
7 105 (5.04%) Senior Developer
8 95 (4.56%) Architect
9 79 (3.79%) Support Analyst
10 71 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
11 63 (3.02%) Senior Java Developer
12 54 (2.59%) Applications Support
13 48 (2.30%) Systems Analyst
14 47 (2.26%) Test Manager
15 45 (2.16%) Test Analyst
15 45 (2.16%) IT Project Manager
16 40 (1.92%) Programmer
16 40 (1.92%) Administrator
17 38 (1.82%) Technical Analyst
18 37 (1.78%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (8.54%) XML
2 156 (7.49%) HTML
3 155 (7.44%) .NET
4 102 (4.89%) CSS
5 91 (4.37%) jQuery
6 86 (4.13%) Web Services
7 82 (3.93%) Spring
8 73 (3.50%) J2EE
9 62 (2.98%) ASP.NET
9 62 (2.98%) HTML5
10 56 (2.69%) Hibernate
11 49 (2.35%) Middleware
12 44 (2.11%) JMS
13 41 (1.97%) SOAP
14 35 (1.68%) .NET Framework
14 35 (1.68%) FIX Protocol
15 32 (1.54%) WCF
16 31 (1.49%) REST
17 28 (1.34%) CSS3
17 28 (1.34%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 322 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (5.28%) Computer Science
3 56 (2.69%) Mathematics
4 53 (2.54%) PMI
5 46 (2.21%) Management Information System
5 46 (2.21%) Physics
6 41 (1.97%) Grid Computing
6 41 (1.97%) Market Risk
7 40 (1.92%) Open Source
8 38 (1.82%) Credit Risk
9 33 (1.58%) Derivative
9 33 (1.58%) Mainframe
10 28 (1.34%) Fixed Income
11 25 (1.20%) User Experience
12 24 (1.15%) Equities
13 22 (1.06%) DTV
14 21 (1.01%) Client/Server
14 21 (1.01%) Mobile App
15 18 (0.86%) Statistics
16 17 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 215 (10.32%) Windows
2 208 (9.98%) UNIX
3 185 (8.88%) Linux
4 47 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (1.30%) Windows 2000
7 26 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (1.20%) AIX
9 24 (1.15%) Windows 7
10 20 (0.96%) Solaris
11 18 (0.86%) Apple iOS
12 16 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
14 14 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
15 11 (0.53%) Android
16 9 (0.43%) Windows XP
17 8 (0.38%) HPUX
18 6 (0.29%) Mac OS X
18 6 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
19 4 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (15.21%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (14.92%) Project Management
3 238 (11.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 209 (10.03%) Business Analysis
5 141 (6.77%) ITIL
6 139 (6.67%) PRINCE2
7 135 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
8 134 (6.43%) Risk Management
9 106 (5.09%) Asset Management
10 103 (4.94%) Change Management
11 99 (4.75%) Investment Management
12 94 (4.51%) Scrum
13 90 (4.32%) OO
14 81 (3.89%) Continuous Improvement
15 80 (3.84%) Analytics
16 78 (3.74%) ETL
17 76 (3.65%) Workflow
18 69 (3.31%) Mentoring
19 68 (3.26%) Data Modelling
20 64 (3.07%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 527 (25.29%) SQL
2 362 (17.37%) Java
3 184 (8.83%) C#
4 161 (7.73%) JavaScript
5 143 (6.86%) PL/SQL
6 92 (4.41%) Python
7 89 (4.27%) C++
8 55 (2.64%) Perl
9 47 (2.26%) Shell Script
10 39 (1.87%) VBA
11 32 (1.54%) T-SQL
12 25 (1.20%) PowerShell
13 21 (1.01%) Ruby
14 20 (0.96%) VB
15 19 (0.91%) PHP
15 19 (0.91%) C
16 14 (0.67%) COBOL
16 14 (0.67%) Bash Shell
17 13 (0.62%) Scala
17 13 (0.62%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 252 (12.09%) Degree
2 64 (3.07%) ISEB
3 62 (2.98%) PMI Certification
4 52 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 43 (2.06%) ISTQB
6 33 (1.58%) CISSP
6 33 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (1.10%) CEH
8 21 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 21 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 20 (0.96%) MCSE
10 15 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (0.67%) CISM
12 13 (0.62%) PMP
13 11 (0.53%) CISA
13 11 (0.53%) APMP
14 10 (0.48%) MCITP
14 10 (0.48%) CCA
14 10 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
15 8 (0.38%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (5.52%) QA
2 58 (2.78%) SLA
3 14 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 12 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.48%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.43%) COBIT
8 5 (0.24%) Basel III
9 4 (0.19%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.14%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.14%) FATCA
11 2 (0.096%) MiFID
11 2 (0.096%) Basel II
12 1 (0.048%) COREP
System Software
1 76 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 60 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.67%) XenApp
4 13 (0.62%) Docker
5 12 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
6 11 (0.53%) MetaFrame
6 11 (0.53%) vSphere
7 7 (0.34%) Firmware
8 5 (0.24%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.24%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.19%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.14%) XenServer
10 3 (0.14%) ProxySG
10 3 (0.14%) RACF
11 2 (0.096%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.096%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.096%) vCloud
11 2 (0.096%) KVM
Systems Management
1 32 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.82%) Puppet
3 16 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.58%) Data Guard
5 11 (0.53%) CFEngine
6 8 (0.38%) SCCM
6 8 (0.38%) CA Endevor
7 5 (0.24%) SCOM
8 4 (0.19%) Ganglia
9 3 (0.14%) Control-M
9 3 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.096%) CA SiteMinder
10 2 (0.096%) Foglight
10 2 (0.096%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.096%) OMEGAMON
10 2 (0.096%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.096%) HP NNM
10 2 (0.096%) WSUS
11 1 (0.048%) Munin
11 1 (0.048%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 383 (18.38%) Oracle
2 243 (11.66%) Microsoft
3 109 (5.23%) SAP
4 82 (3.93%) Sybase
5 68 (3.26%) VMware
6 61 (2.93%) HP
7 54 (2.59%) IBM
8 53 (2.54%) Informatica
9 47 (2.26%) Citrix
10 39 (1.87%) Red Hat
11 28 (1.34%) Google
12 27 (1.30%) Cisco
13 24 (1.15%) Cognos
14 23 (1.10%) Lotus
15 22 (1.06%) Twitter
16 16 (0.77%) Business Objects
17 13 (0.62%) Brocade
18 10 (0.48%) EMC
19 9 (0.43%) Juniper
19 9 (0.43%) Bloomberg
Stirlingshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £48000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greenock, Renfrewshire
Serco Group PLC
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Erskine, Renfrewshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £40k & Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh
Scottish Widows
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Packgae includes Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: Competitive salary based on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow Area
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
hyphen workforce solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
hyphen workforce solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday