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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
UK / Scotland
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 602 862 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.72% 29.06% 33.96%
As % of the General category 65.86% 61.88% 70.91%
Number of salaries quoted 355 505 640
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,200 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
914 1393 1430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.57% 46.97% 47.89%
Number of salaries quoted 577 826 894
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

Finance Salary Histogram in Scotland

Finance
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -1 333 £45,000 -5.26% 78
Glasgow +1 236 £45,000 -0.27% 14
Fife - 4 £27,000 - 1
Aberdeen +4 3 £53,750 -10.41% 2
Stirling 0 3 £35,500 -39.31% 2
North Lanarkshire - 3 £35,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 3 £55,000 -
West Lothian -7 1 £50,000 +36.98% 3
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £42,000 - 1
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Finance.

1 448 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (21.40%) Java
3 248 (18.89%) SQL
4 202 (15.38%) Banking
5 195 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
6 194 (14.78%) Project Management
7 193 (14.70%) Degree
8 180 (13.71%) C#
9 171 (13.02%) JavaScript
10 163 (12.41%) Oracle
11 162 (12.34%) Microsoft
12 151 (11.50%) .NET
13 145 (11.04%) Scrum
14 138 (10.51%) HTML
15 126 (9.60%) SQL Server
15 126 (9.60%) Linux
16 121 (9.22%) CSS
16 121 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
17 114 (8.68%) Retail
18 105 (8.00%) Python
19 103 (7.84%) AngularJS
20 101 (7.69%) Windows
21 99 (7.54%) MS Excel
22 97 (7.39%) TDD
22 97 (7.39%) Analytics
23 94 (7.16%) Relational Database
24 91 (6.93%) Git (software)
25 89 (6.78%) Firewall
26 88 (6.70%) SDLC
27 84 (6.40%) Continuous Integration

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (2.74%) SAS
2 21 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 20 (1.52%) Apache Pig
4 16 (1.22%) Tomcat
5 15 (1.14%) JBoss
6 12 (0.91%) CMS
7 11 (0.84%) Apache Spark
8 10 (0.76%) IIS
9 9 (0.69%) Apache Qpid
9 9 (0.69%) WebSphere
10 8 (0.61%) MS Exchange
11 7 (0.53%) ArcGIS
12 6 (0.46%) Apache
12 6 (0.46%) Confluence
12 6 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (0.46%) SharePoint
13 5 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.38%) CICS
13 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 99 (7.54%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.21%) MS Office
3 19 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.76%) MS Project
7 9 (0.69%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.076%) Maya
Business Applications
1 19 (1.45%) SAP CO
1 19 (1.45%) SAP FI
1 19 (1.45%) SAP FI/CO
2 14 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (0.76%) Oracle Assets
4 10 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (0.69%) Sonata
6 8 (0.61%) assyst
6 8 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 8 (0.61%) SAP BPC
6 8 (0.61%) SAP HCM
6 8 (0.61%) SAP HR
6 8 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
7 7 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
7 7 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
8 6 (0.46%) HFM
8 6 (0.46%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 5 (0.38%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.60%) SaaS
4 16 (1.22%) IaaS
5 13 (0.99%) PaaS
6 7 (0.53%) GitHub
6 7 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.46%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.30%) Office 365
9 3 (0.23%) DigitalOcean
9 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.23%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.23%) Google Compute Engine
9 3 (0.23%) Heroku
10 1 (0.076%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.076%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 89 (6.78%) Firewall
2 36 (2.74%) Network Security
3 31 (2.36%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.68%) DNS
4 22 (1.68%) Internet
5 20 (1.52%) LAN
5 20 (1.52%) WAN
6 18 (1.37%) BGP
7 17 (1.29%) OSPF
7 17 (1.29%) SAN
8 16 (1.22%) EIGRP
8 16 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 16 (1.22%) Wireless
9 15 (1.14%) MPLS
10 14 (1.07%) DHCP
11 12 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (0.91%) DMVPN
11 12 (0.91%) GoToMeeting
11 12 (0.91%) SNA
12 10 (0.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 94 (7.16%) Relational Database
3 61 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
4 46 (3.50%) RDBMS
5 45 (3.43%) Hadoop
6 42 (3.20%) Big Data
7 34 (2.59%) Oracle Database
8 31 (2.36%) Apache Hive
9 28 (2.13%) DB2
10 24 (1.83%) NoSQL
11 23 (1.75%) MongoDB
12 22 (1.68%) Data Mining
13 18 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
14 15 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
15 14 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 13 (0.99%) Data Mart
16 13 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (0.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 91 (6.93%) Git (software)
2 49 (3.73%) Selenium
3 45 (3.43%) Jenkins
4 43 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 42 (3.20%) JIRA
6 40 (3.05%) Visual Studio
7 34 (2.59%) Subversion
8 26 (1.98%) Axure RP
8 26 (1.98%) Maven
9 25 (1.90%) gulp
10 22 (1.68%) Ant
10 22 (1.68%) Grunt
10 22 (1.68%) PowerBuilder
11 21 (1.60%) Bower
12 18 (1.37%) WebDriver
13 17 (1.29%) Cucumber
13 17 (1.29%) SpecFlow
14 15 (1.14%) ERwin
15 13 (0.99%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 11 (0.84%) HP UFT
General
1 202 (15.38%) Banking
2 114 (8.68%) Retail
3 72 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 65 (4.95%) Games
5 34 (2.59%) Retail Banking
6 31 (2.36%) Legal
7 29 (2.21%) Marketing
8 19 (1.45%) Law
9 18 (1.37%) Back Office
10 17 (1.29%) Investment Banking
10 17 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 14 (1.07%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.99%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.76%) Billing
14 9 (0.69%) General Ledger
15 8 (0.61%) Advertising
15 8 (0.61%) Front Office
16 7 (0.53%) Publishing
17 6 (0.46%) Electronics
17 6 (0.46%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 359 (27.34%) Developer
2 186 (14.17%) Analyst
3 104 (7.92%) Consultant
4 96 (7.31%) Project Manager
5 93 (7.08%) Java Developer
6 84 (6.40%) Architect
7 80 (6.09%) Senior Developer
8 48 (3.66%) C# Developer
9 47 (3.58%) .NET Developer
10 46 (3.50%) Designer
10 46 (3.50%) IT Manager
11 39 (2.97%) IT Analyst
12 37 (2.82%) Infrastructure Manager
13 35 (2.67%) Business Analyst
14 32 (2.44%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 30 (2.28%) UX Designer
15 30 (2.28%) Web Developer
16 29 (2.21%) Oracle Developer
16 29 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
17 28 (2.13%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (11.50%) .NET
2 138 (10.51%) HTML
3 121 (9.22%) CSS
4 103 (7.84%) AngularJS
5 70 (5.33%) HTML5
6 68 (5.18%) ASP.NET
7 50 (3.81%) XML
8 47 (3.58%) Web Services
9 46 (3.50%) CSS3
9 46 (3.50%) Spring
10 32 (2.44%) Ember.js
10 32 (2.44%) Hibernate
11 31 (2.36%) JSON
11 31 (2.36%) LESS
11 31 (2.36%) RESTful
12 30 (2.28%) .NET Framework
12 30 (2.28%) Sass
13 27 (2.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 26 (1.98%) Middleware
15 25 (1.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 195 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (5.33%) User Experience
3 46 (3.50%) Computer Science
4 45 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
5 43 (3.27%) Data Centre
6 21 (1.60%) Data Integration
7 19 (1.45%) Management Information System
8 18 (1.37%) Visualisation
9 16 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
9 16 (1.22%) Virtual Team
10 15 (1.14%) Derivative
11 14 (1.07%) Mobile App
12 13 (0.99%) Client/Server
12 13 (0.99%) Fintech
12 13 (0.99%) Reference Data
12 13 (0.99%) Social Media
13 12 (0.91%) Mainframe
14 10 (0.76%) Data Structures
14 10 (0.76%) Replication
15 9 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 126 (9.60%) Linux
2 101 (7.69%) Windows
3 78 (5.94%) Unix
4 31 (2.36%) Windows Server
5 19 (1.45%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.29%) Android
6 17 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.84%) Solaris
10 10 (0.76%) AIX
11 8 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.53%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.46%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.46%) Windows 10
13 6 (0.46%) zOS
14 2 (0.15%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.076%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (14.78%) Project Management
3 145 (11.04%) Scrum
4 121 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 97 (7.39%) Analytics
5 97 (7.39%) TDD
6 88 (6.70%) SDLC
7 84 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
8 79 (6.02%) MVC
9 77 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
10 73 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 72 (5.48%) OO
12 58 (4.42%) Software Engineering
12 58 (4.42%) Web Development
13 55 (4.19%) Waterfall
14 54 (4.11%) Data Modelling
15 53 (4.04%) Risk Management
16 52 (3.96%) ITIL
17 48 (3.66%) ETL
17 48 (3.66%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 281 (21.40%) Java
2 248 (18.89%) SQL
3 180 (13.71%) C#
4 171 (13.02%) JavaScript
5 105 (8.00%) Python
6 68 (5.18%) PL/SQL
7 52 (3.96%) Perl
8 41 (3.12%) PowerShell
9 31 (2.36%) C++
10 28 (2.13%) Ruby
11 27 (2.06%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.14%) Clojure
13 14 (1.07%) R
14 12 (0.91%) T-SQL
14 12 (0.91%) VBA
14 12 (0.91%) VBScript
15 11 (0.84%) Scala
16 10 (0.76%) Bash Shell
17 9 (0.69%) C
17 9 (0.69%) JCL
Qualifications
1 193 (14.70%) Degree
2 36 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (2.59%) CCNP
4 27 (2.06%) ISEB
5 17 (1.29%) CCIE
5 17 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (1.14%) CCNA
6 15 (1.14%) CCSE
7 14 (1.07%) CCSA
7 14 (1.07%) CCSP
8 12 (0.91%) CISA
9 10 (0.76%) CISM
9 10 (0.76%) CISSP
9 10 (0.76%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.53%) CRISC
10 7 (0.53%) PMI Certification
11 6 (0.46%) CBAP
11 6 (0.46%) IIBA
12 5 (0.38%) CGEIT
12 5 (0.38%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.34%) QA
2 18 (1.37%) COBIT
3 14 (1.07%) SLA
4 13 (0.99%) Data Quality
4 13 (0.99%) MiFID
5 9 (0.69%) Basel II
5 9 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.15%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.076%) EMIR
8 1 (0.076%) GDPR
8 1 (0.076%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.076%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.076%) P3O
8 1 (0.076%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.076%) UCITS
System Software
1 43 (3.27%) Active Directory
2 31 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.29%) Docker
4 10 (0.76%) VMware ESX
5 8 (0.61%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.46%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 5 (0.38%) HDFS
8 4 (0.30%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.30%) Firmware
8 4 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.30%) NFS
8 4 (0.30%) Samba
8 4 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.23%) RHEV
9 3 (0.23%) Time Sharing Option
10 2 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.15%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.15%) NDS
10 2 (0.15%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 2 (0.15%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
1 24 (1.83%) Puppet
2 14 (1.07%) FortiGate
3 13 (0.99%) Ambari
3 13 (0.99%) SCCM
4 10 (0.76%) Mesos
5 9 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.46%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.46%) Oozie
7 5 (0.38%) Ansible
7 5 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.30%) Capistrano
9 3 (0.23%) Cacti
9 3 (0.23%) CFEngine
9 3 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (0.23%) Nagios
9 3 (0.23%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.15%) Legato
10 2 (0.15%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 163 (12.41%) Oracle
2 162 (12.34%) Microsoft
3 56 (4.27%) SAP
4 50 (3.81%) Cisco
5 44 (3.35%) VMware
6 42 (3.20%) CheckPoint
7 29 (2.21%) Splunk
7 29 (2.21%) Sybase
8 27 (2.06%) Fortinet
8 27 (2.06%) IBM
9 25 (1.90%) Adobe
10 23 (1.75%) Informatica
10 23 (1.75%) Tableau
11 19 (1.45%) F5
11 19 (1.45%) Red Hat
12 18 (1.37%) HP
12 18 (1.37%) Teradata
13 13 (0.99%) Pega
14 12 (0.91%) Citrix
14 12 (0.91%) Cognos
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