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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1097 1009 915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 34.59% 26.55% 28.11%
As % of the General category 70.10% 60.78% 65.17%
Number of salaries quoted 674 645 546
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
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
1565 1660 1404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.35% 43.68% 43.13%
Number of salaries quoted 945 1069 878
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 0 542 £45,000 - 112
Glasgow +2 447 £45,000 -5.26% 39
Stirling +1 39 £48,750 +8.33% 2
West Lothian +1 18 £41,500 +3.75% 5
Fife +12 9 £42,926 -4.61% 2
West Dunbartonshire - 8 £39,000 -
Aberdeen +19 5 £55,000 - 2
Renfrewshire - 3 £50,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Perth and Kinross +3 1 - -
East Lothian -1 1 £33,500 -33.00%
Highlands -4 1 - -
Dundee -9 1 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Midlothian - 1 - -
Lothian - 1 £65,000 -
Inverclyde - 1 £65,000 -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 638 (29.70%) Banking
2 529 (24.63%) Agile Software Development
3 483 (22.49%) SQL
4 393 (18.30%) Java
5 361 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
6 335 (15.60%) Project Management
7 332 (15.46%) Oracle
8 305 (14.20%) Degree
9 252 (11.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 222 (10.34%) SDLC
11 215 (10.01%) Linux
12 190 (8.85%) Telecoms
13 179 (8.33%) UNIX
14 172 (8.01%) Python
14 172 (8.01%) Microsoft
15 171 (7.96%) Web Services
16 165 (7.68%) Business Analysis
17 159 (7.40%) SQL Server
17 159 (7.40%) Information Security
18 158 (7.36%) Retail
19 157 (7.31%) JavaScript
20 155 (7.22%) Relational Database
21 143 (6.66%) QA
22 140 (6.52%) Windows
23 133 (6.19%) TDD
24 126 (5.87%) .NET
25 124 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
26 117 (5.45%) Spring
27 116 (5.40%) Data Warehouse
28 115 (5.35%) Scrum

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 71 (3.31%) SAS
2 48 (2.23%) Tomcat
3 39 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 36 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 32 (1.49%) Apache
6 30 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
7 27 (1.26%) IIS
8 23 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
9 22 (1.02%) MS Exchange
10 20 (0.93%) CMS
11 15 (0.70%) WebLogic
12 12 (0.56%) JBoss
12 12 (0.56%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 12 (0.56%) Apache Pig
13 10 (0.47%) Mule
14 9 (0.42%) FileNet
15 8 (0.37%) Lync
16 7 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.33%) IBM Notes
17 6 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 100 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 66 (3.07%) MS Office
3 37 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.47%) MS Project
6 6 (0.28%) SPSS
7 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.14%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 84 (3.91%) Oracle EBS
2 71 (3.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 51 (2.37%) Oracle Financials
4 45 (2.09%) Oracle Payables
5 44 (2.05%) Oracle Receivables
6 42 (1.96%) Oracle General Ledger
7 28 (1.30%) Oracle iProcurement
8 27 (1.26%) Markit EDM
9 21 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
10 15 (0.70%) SAP FI
10 15 (0.70%) Oracle Cash Management
11 14 (0.65%) Oracle 11i
11 14 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
11 14 (0.65%) SAP CO
12 10 (0.47%) Primavera
12 10 (0.47%) thinkFolio
13 8 (0.37%) Oracle SCM
14 6 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 6 (0.28%) Oracle Utilities
15 5 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 73 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
4 7 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (0.23%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.14%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.093%) Office 365
8 2 (0.093%) SaaS
9 1 (0.047%) PaaS
9 1 (0.047%) GitHub
9 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.047%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.047%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.51%) Network Security
2 46 (2.14%) Internet
3 42 (1.96%) Firewall
4 31 (1.44%) SAN
5 22 (1.02%) DNS
6 21 (0.98%) Intranet
7 17 (0.79%) TCP/IP
8 16 (0.74%) WAN
9 15 (0.70%) LAN
10 13 (0.61%) HTTP
11 11 (0.51%) SSL
11 11 (0.51%) NAS
12 9 (0.42%) LDAP
12 9 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (0.37%) SMTP
14 7 (0.33%) Wireless
14 7 (0.33%) MPLS
15 6 (0.28%) VoIP
15 6 (0.28%) WLAN
15 6 (0.28%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (7.40%) SQL Server
2 155 (7.22%) Relational Database
3 116 (5.40%) Data Warehouse
4 96 (4.47%) RDBMS
5 54 (2.51%) Oracle Database
6 41 (1.91%) Big Data
7 37 (1.72%) DB2
8 31 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
8 31 (1.44%) Oracle BI EE
9 25 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
9 25 (1.16%) NoSQL
9 25 (1.16%) DataStage
9 25 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 23 (1.07%) MySQL
11 22 (1.02%) Hadoop
12 21 (0.98%) SQLPlus
12 21 (0.98%) OLAP
13 20 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (0.93%) QlikView
13 20 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 44 (2.05%) Maven
1 44 (2.05%) Selenium
2 35 (1.63%) JUnit
3 34 (1.58%) HP UFT
3 34 (1.58%) Git (software)
3 34 (1.58%) Jenkins
4 31 (1.44%) Subversion
5 29 (1.35%) Ant
6 24 (1.12%) Toad
6 24 (1.12%) Cucumber
7 23 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
8 16 (0.74%) LoadRunner
9 12 (0.56%) ProC
9 12 (0.56%) Visual Studio
9 12 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (0.51%) FitNesse
10 11 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
11 10 (0.47%) JIRA
11 10 (0.47%) TeamCity
12 9 (0.42%) Eclipse
General
1 638 (29.70%) Banking
2 190 (8.85%) Telecoms
3 158 (7.36%) Retail
4 76 (3.54%) Investment Banking
5 59 (2.75%) Financial Institution
6 54 (2.51%) Games
6 54 (2.51%) Retail Banking
7 49 (2.28%) Law
8 45 (2.09%) Marketing
9 43 (2.00%) Legal
10 42 (1.96%) Manufacturing
11 28 (1.30%) Front Office
12 16 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (0.74%) Billing
13 15 (0.70%) Advertising
13 15 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
13 15 (0.70%) General Ledger
14 12 (0.56%) Back Office
15 10 (0.47%) Private Banking
16 4 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 599 (27.89%) Analyst
2 370 (17.23%) Developer
3 230 (10.71%) Business Analyst
4 171 (7.96%) Project Manager
5 126 (5.87%) Consultant
6 106 (4.93%) Architect
7 103 (4.80%) Java Developer
8 90 (4.19%) Senior Analyst
9 85 (3.96%) Test Analyst
10 68 (3.17%) Senior Developer
11 66 (3.07%) Security Analyst
12 63 (2.93%) Systems Analyst
13 55 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
14 53 (2.47%) Test Manager
15 52 (2.42%) Information Analyst
16 50 (2.33%) Information Security Analyst
17 42 (1.96%) Solutions Architect
18 40 (1.86%) Senior Manager
18 40 (1.86%) Web Developer
18 40 (1.86%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (7.96%) Web Services
2 126 (5.87%) .NET
3 117 (5.45%) Spring
4 106 (4.93%) HTML
5 82 (3.82%) CSS
6 75 (3.49%) J2EE
7 69 (3.21%) XML
7 69 (3.21%) Hibernate
8 59 (2.75%) HTML5
9 51 (2.37%) RESTful
10 50 (2.33%) ASP.NET
11 48 (2.23%) JMS
11 48 (2.23%) jQuery
12 43 (2.00%) Middleware
13 31 (1.44%) AngularJS
14 26 (1.21%) Sass
14 26 (1.21%) LESS
15 24 (1.12%) JSP
15 24 (1.12%) Apache Flex
16 22 (1.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 361 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (3.54%) Computer Science
3 71 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 57 (2.65%) Data Centre
5 52 (2.42%) Cryptography
6 45 (2.09%) Mobile App
7 43 (2.00%) Data Integration
8 40 (1.86%) Equities
8 40 (1.86%) Derivative
9 35 (1.63%) User Experience
10 32 (1.49%) Mainframe
11 31 (1.44%) Mathematics
11 31 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
12 27 (1.26%) PMI
12 27 (1.26%) Fixed Income
13 21 (0.98%) Physics
14 17 (0.79%) Reference Data
15 16 (0.74%) Clustering
16 15 (0.70%) N-Tier
17 14 (0.65%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 215 (10.01%) Linux
2 179 (8.33%) UNIX
3 140 (6.52%) Windows
4 33 (1.54%) Solaris
5 31 (1.44%) Android
6 30 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (1.30%) Apple iOS
8 24 (1.12%) AIX
9 22 (1.02%) Windows 7
10 21 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (0.51%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.37%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.37%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (0.28%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.093%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.047%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (24.63%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (15.60%) Project Management
3 252 (11.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 222 (10.34%) SDLC
5 165 (7.68%) Business Analysis
6 159 (7.40%) Information Security
7 133 (6.19%) TDD
8 124 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
9 115 (5.35%) Scrum
10 113 (5.26%) ITIL
10 113 (5.26%) Analytics
11 112 (5.21%) Waterfall
12 110 (5.12%) PRINCE2
13 101 (4.70%) Mentoring
13 101 (4.70%) Coaching
14 99 (4.61%) Change Management
15 98 (4.56%) Risk Management
16 94 (4.38%) Investment Management
17 88 (4.10%) Continuous Improvement
18 87 (4.05%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 483 (22.49%) SQL
2 393 (18.30%) Java
3 172 (8.01%) Python
4 157 (7.31%) JavaScript
5 112 (5.21%) PL/SQL
6 104 (4.84%) C#
7 73 (3.40%) Perl
8 67 (3.12%) Shell Script
9 37 (1.72%) PHP
10 31 (1.44%) T-SQL
10 31 (1.44%) Ruby
11 26 (1.21%) C++
12 23 (1.07%) VBA
13 18 (0.84%) Bash Shell
13 18 (0.84%) VB
14 12 (0.56%) PowerShell
15 11 (0.51%) C
16 10 (0.47%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.37%) XPath
17 8 (0.37%) sed
Qualifications
1 305 (14.20%) Degree
2 111 (5.17%) CISSP
3 76 (3.54%) CISM
4 65 (3.03%) ISEB
5 55 (2.56%) ISTQB
6 37 (1.72%) PMI Certification
7 33 (1.54%) Security Cleared
8 30 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 30 (1.40%) CISA
9 24 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
10 22 (1.02%) SC Cleared
11 18 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 18 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 16 (0.74%) CISMP
13 11 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
13 11 (0.51%) PMP
13 11 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (0.51%) CSQA
14 10 (0.47%) CCSA
14 10 (0.47%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (6.66%) QA
2 53 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 42 (1.96%) SLA
4 23 (1.07%) COBIT
5 21 (0.98%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.79%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.37%) FATCA
9 7 (0.33%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.33%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.14%) Basel II
11 2 (0.093%) MiFID
11 2 (0.093%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.047%) P3O
12 1 (0.047%) EMIR
12 1 (0.047%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.047%) WCAG
12 1 (0.047%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.047%) COSO
System Software
1 44 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 26 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.84%) VMware ESX
4 10 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.33%) XenApp
6 6 (0.28%) vSphere
6 6 (0.28%) Apache Flume
7 5 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 5 (0.23%) MetaFrame
8 4 (0.19%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 3 (0.14%) Docker
10 2 (0.093%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.093%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.047%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.047%) RACF
11 1 (0.047%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.047%) LXC
11 1 (0.047%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 56 (2.61%) Puppet
2 54 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (1.12%) Nagios
4 20 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
5 18 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
6 15 (0.70%) Munin
6 15 (0.70%) Graphite
7 11 (0.51%) Data Guard
8 9 (0.42%) Control-M
9 8 (0.37%) SCCM
9 8 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
10 7 (0.33%) MOM
11 6 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 6 (0.28%) SCOM
12 4 (0.19%) TeamSite
12 4 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
12 4 (0.19%) Vagrant
13 3 (0.14%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
14 2 (0.093%) Foglight
Vendors
1 332 (15.46%) Oracle
2 172 (8.01%) Microsoft
3 65 (3.03%) SAP
4 57 (2.65%) Business Objects
5 56 (2.61%) Sybase
6 42 (1.96%) VMware
7 38 (1.77%) Informatica
8 36 (1.68%) IBM
9 31 (1.44%) Cognos
10 27 (1.26%) Cisco
10 27 (1.26%) HP
11 23 (1.07%) Charles River
12 22 (1.02%) Citrix
13 21 (0.98%) Red Hat
14 19 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
15 14 (0.65%) CheckPoint
16 13 (0.61%) Pegasus
17 12 (0.56%) Lotus
17 12 (0.56%) Teradata
18 11 (0.51%) Symantec
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