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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1079 902 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.84% 28.79% 27.69%
As % of the General category 63.28% 65.94% 68.30%
Number of salaries quoted 671 554 556
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 £32,000 £32,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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
1705 1368 1284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.58% 43.66% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1067 855 841
Average salary £44,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 0 525 £45,000 -3.22% 92
Glasgow +1 397 £45,000 - 44
Stirling +1 66 £47,500 +6.14% 12
Aberdeen +10 20 £50,000 +5.26% 6
West Lothian 0 7 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Fife +7 5 £46,250 +85.00% 1
Dundee +4 3 £45,000 +63.63% 3
Highlands - 2 £46,000 -
Aberdeenshire +3 1 £30,000 -52.00%
Grampian - 1 £30,000 -
Inverclyde - 1 - - 1
Perth and Kinross - 1 - - 1
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 490 (24.38%) SQL
2 434 (21.59%) Banking
3 382 (19.00%) Oracle
4 364 (18.11%) Java
5 287 (14.28%) Project Management
6 255 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 249 (12.39%) Degree
8 216 (10.75%) Microsoft
9 208 (10.35%) Business Analysis
10 195 (9.70%) UNIX
11 183 (9.10%) Windows
12 171 (8.51%) Retail
13 162 (8.06%) Linux
14 157 (7.81%) XML
15 156 (7.76%) ITIL
16 154 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
17 153 (7.61%) Risk Management
18 151 (7.51%) HTML
19 148 (7.36%) MS Excel
20 146 (7.26%) C#
20 146 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
21 143 (7.11%) JavaScript
22 142 (7.06%) PL/SQL
23 141 (7.01%) SQL Server
24 132 (6.57%) Investment Banking
25 129 (6.42%) Computer Science
26 125 (6.22%) .NET
27 123 (6.12%) C++
28 116 (5.77%) Relational Database
29 112 (5.57%) PRINCE2

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 60 (2.99%) SAS
2 46 (2.29%) WebSphere
3 37 (1.84%) Tomcat
4 36 (1.79%) MS Exchange
5 35 (1.74%) SharePoint
6 33 (1.64%) WebLogic
7 22 (1.09%) IIS
8 20 (1.00%) IBM Notes
9 19 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
9 19 (0.95%) CMS
10 17 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
11 11 (0.55%) Node.js
12 10 (0.50%) NetWeaver
12 10 (0.50%) Apache
12 10 (0.50%) Mule
13 9 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 9 (0.45%) NServiceBus
14 7 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.25%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 148 (7.36%) MS Excel
2 88 (4.38%) MS Project
2 88 (4.38%) MS Office
3 33 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.20%) SPSS
6 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.100%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.050%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.050%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 100 (4.98%) Oracle EBS
2 74 (3.68%) Oracle EBS R12
3 37 (1.84%) Oracle General Ledger
3 37 (1.84%) Oracle Receivables
4 34 (1.69%) Oracle Payables
5 28 (1.39%) SAP Retail
6 25 (1.24%) Oracle iProcurement
7 24 (1.19%) Oracle Assets
7 24 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
8 23 (1.14%) Oracle Cash Management
9 21 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
10 19 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 18 (0.90%) Oracle Internet Expenses
12 17 (0.85%) Oracle 11i
12 17 (0.85%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 15 (0.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 12 (0.60%) SAP BPC
15 11 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
15 11 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
16 10 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.40%) Google Compute Engine
3 8 (0.40%) OpenShift
3 8 (0.40%) Heroku
3 8 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.25%) Office 365
5 3 (0.15%) SaaS
6 1 (0.050%) Taleo
6 1 (0.050%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.19%) DNS
2 35 (1.74%) Firewall
3 31 (1.54%) Internet
4 25 (1.24%) SAN
5 24 (1.19%) WAN
6 21 (1.04%) HTTP
7 19 (0.95%) VoIP
8 17 (0.85%) LAN
9 16 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (0.80%) TCP/IP
10 15 (0.75%) NetScaler
11 13 (0.65%) SSL
12 11 (0.55%) DHCP
12 11 (0.55%) LDAP
13 9 (0.45%) Network Security
14 7 (0.35%) WLAN
14 7 (0.35%) Intranet
15 6 (0.30%) HTTPS
15 6 (0.30%) DMZ
15 6 (0.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 116 (5.77%) Relational Database
3 86 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
4 76 (3.78%) RDBMS
5 73 (3.63%) Oracle Database
6 39 (1.94%) Oracle BI EE
7 38 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 34 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
9 26 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
10 24 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (1.09%) NoSQL
12 19 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 18 (0.90%) DataStage
14 17 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
14 17 (0.85%) Pentaho
15 16 (0.80%) DB2
16 15 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
16 15 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
17 14 (0.70%) Big Data
18 12 (0.60%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 42 (2.09%) JUnit
2 28 (1.39%) Visual Studio
3 26 (1.29%) Subversion
4 20 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (1.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 17 (0.85%) JIRA
6 16 (0.80%) Eclipse
7 15 (0.75%) Maven
8 14 (0.70%) Jenkins
8 14 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
8 14 (0.70%) Selenium
9 13 (0.65%) ERwin
9 13 (0.65%) Git (software)
10 12 (0.60%) Ant
11 10 (0.50%) TeamCity
12 9 (0.45%) SpecFlow
12 9 (0.45%) Mockito
13 8 (0.40%) PowerDesigner
13 8 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
13 8 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 434 (21.59%) Banking
2 171 (8.51%) Retail
3 132 (6.57%) Investment Banking
4 88 (4.38%) Retail Banking
5 79 (3.93%) Financial Institution
6 65 (3.23%) Marketing
7 50 (2.49%) Telecoms
8 48 (2.39%) Front Office
9 47 (2.34%) Billing
10 37 (1.84%) Manufacturing
11 29 (1.44%) Legal
12 27 (1.34%) Back Office
13 25 (1.24%) General Ledger
14 24 (1.19%) Advertising
15 16 (0.80%) Electronics
16 14 (0.70%) Aerospace
17 12 (0.60%) Private Banking
18 11 (0.55%) French Language
18 11 (0.55%) Publishing
19 8 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 543 (27.01%) Analyst
2 443 (22.04%) Developer
3 194 (9.65%) Business Analyst
4 183 (9.10%) Project Manager
5 168 (8.36%) Java Developer
6 129 (6.42%) Consultant
7 94 (4.68%) Senior Developer
8 93 (4.63%) Architect
9 67 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
10 53 (2.64%) Systems Analyst
10 53 (2.64%) Senior Analyst
11 51 (2.54%) Test Manager
11 51 (2.54%) Support Analyst
12 50 (2.49%) Programmer
13 45 (2.24%) Oracle Developer
13 45 (2.24%) IT Project Manager
14 43 (2.14%) Applications Support
15 42 (2.09%) Analyst Programmer
15 42 (2.09%) Test Analyst
16 38 (1.89%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (7.81%) XML
2 151 (7.51%) HTML
3 125 (6.22%) .NET
4 101 (5.02%) Spring
5 94 (4.68%) J2EE
6 92 (4.58%) CSS
7 79 (3.93%) jQuery
8 70 (3.48%) Hibernate
9 61 (3.03%) Web Services
10 57 (2.84%) ASP.NET
11 54 (2.69%) HTML5
12 45 (2.24%) SOAP
13 40 (1.99%) Middleware
14 35 (1.74%) JMS
15 34 (1.69%) WPF
15 34 (1.69%) XSLT
16 30 (1.49%) CSS3
17 29 (1.44%) Struts
18 25 (1.24%) Spring MVC
19 24 (1.19%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 129 (6.42%) Computer Science
2 77 (3.83%) Mathematics
3 67 (3.33%) Physics
4 65 (3.23%) Grid Computing
4 65 (3.23%) Market Risk
5 44 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 42 (2.09%) PMI
7 38 (1.89%) Equities
8 35 (1.74%) Derivative
9 33 (1.64%) Fixed Income
10 28 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (1.34%) Open Source
11 27 (1.34%) Credit Risk
12 25 (1.24%) Client/Server
13 21 (1.04%) Mainframe
13 21 (1.04%) Clustering
14 18 (0.90%) Statistics
15 17 (0.85%) N-Tier
16 16 (0.80%) Mobile App
16 16 (0.80%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 195 (9.70%) UNIX
2 183 (9.10%) Windows
3 162 (8.06%) Linux
4 41 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (1.34%) AIX
8 23 (1.14%) Solaris
9 22 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (0.65%) Windows 2000
10 13 (0.65%) Windows 7
10 13 (0.65%) Android
11 12 (0.60%) Apple iOS
12 11 (0.55%) Windows XP
13 10 (0.50%) Oracle Linux
14 9 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
15 7 (0.35%) zOS
16 6 (0.30%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.25%) HPUX
17 5 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (14.28%) Project Management
2 255 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 208 (10.35%) Business Analysis
4 156 (7.76%) ITIL
5 154 (7.66%) Agile Software Development
6 153 (7.61%) Risk Management
7 146 (7.26%) Business Intelligence
8 112 (5.57%) PRINCE2
9 104 (5.17%) Investment Management
10 102 (5.07%) Change Management
11 101 (5.02%) Asset Management
12 93 (4.63%) OO
13 83 (4.13%) Scrum
14 75 (3.73%) ETL
15 73 (3.63%) CRM
16 72 (3.58%) Continuous Improvement
17 67 (3.33%) Information Security
18 66 (3.28%) Service Delivery
19 65 (3.23%) Workflow
20 63 (3.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 490 (24.38%) SQL
2 364 (18.11%) Java
3 146 (7.26%) C#
4 143 (7.11%) JavaScript
5 142 (7.06%) PL/SQL
6 123 (6.12%) C++
7 75 (3.73%) Python
8 59 (2.94%) Perl
9 44 (2.19%) Shell Script
10 32 (1.59%) T-SQL
11 30 (1.49%) PowerShell
12 26 (1.29%) VBA
13 19 (0.95%) VB
13 19 (0.95%) C
14 17 (0.85%) Scala
15 12 (0.60%) Bash Shell
16 11 (0.55%) PHP
16 11 (0.55%) VB.NET
17 9 (0.45%) RPG
18 8 (0.40%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 249 (12.39%) Degree
2 56 (2.79%) PMI Certification
3 50 (2.49%) ISEB
4 43 (2.14%) ISTQB
5 40 (1.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 35 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 32 (1.59%) CISSP
8 24 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
9 23 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 21 (1.04%) MCSE
11 19 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 17 (0.85%) CEH
13 15 (0.75%) PMP
14 14 (0.70%) CISM
14 14 (0.70%) MCITP
15 12 (0.60%) CCA
15 12 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
16 9 (0.45%) CISA
16 9 (0.45%) IIBA
16 9 (0.45%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (5.12%) QA
2 48 (2.39%) SLA
3 14 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (0.65%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.50%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.40%) COBIT
8 5 (0.25%) Basel III
9 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.050%) FATCA
10 1 (0.050%) COREP
System Software
1 73 (3.63%) Active Directory
2 44 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (1.00%) XenApp
4 12 (0.60%) XenServer
5 11 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.40%) Docker
6 8 (0.40%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.30%) vSphere
7 6 (0.30%) XenDesktop
7 6 (0.30%) MetaFrame
8 5 (0.25%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.20%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.15%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.100%) KVM
11 2 (0.100%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.050%) RACF
12 1 (0.050%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.050%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 33 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.45%) Puppet
3 8 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.35%) SCCM
4 7 (0.35%) Tivoli
4 7 (0.35%) CFEngine
5 6 (0.30%) XenMobile
5 6 (0.30%) Data Guard
5 6 (0.30%) SCOM
6 4 (0.20%) MOM
7 3 (0.15%) Ganglia
7 3 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.100%) CA LISA
8 2 (0.100%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (0.100%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.100%) Control-M
8 2 (0.100%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.100%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.100%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.100%) WSUS
Vendors
1 382 (19.00%) Oracle
2 216 (10.75%) Microsoft
3 101 (5.02%) SAP
4 72 (3.58%) Sybase
5 67 (3.33%) VMware
6 63 (3.13%) Informatica
7 57 (2.84%) Citrix
8 49 (2.44%) HP
9 36 (1.79%) IBM
10 25 (1.24%) Red Hat
11 23 (1.14%) Google
11 23 (1.14%) Lotus
12 21 (1.04%) Cisco
13 19 (0.95%) Cognos
13 19 (0.95%) Business Objects
14 16 (0.80%) Twitter
14 16 (0.80%) JBoss
15 14 (0.70%) Sage
16 12 (0.60%) CheckPoint
17 11 (0.55%) EMC
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