The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 50 43 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 47.62% 43.00% 56.67%
As % of the General category 74.63% 64.18% 73.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 7
Average salary £48,750 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.72% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £42,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £61,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Finance
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

General Category
Stirling
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
67 67 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 63.81% 67.00% 76.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 10
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £42,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £48,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Finance
Salary Trend in Stirling

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance across the Stirling region.

Finance Salary Trend in Stirling

Finance
Salary Histogram in Stirling

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the Stirling region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Finance Salary Histogram in Stirling

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 52 (50.00%) Banking
2 41 (39.42%) Java
3 40 (38.46%) Oracle
4 39 (37.50%) SQL
5 30 (28.85%) Web Services
5 30 (28.85%) Investment Banking
5 30 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (27.88%) PL/SQL
7 28 (26.92%) Analytics
8 27 (25.96%) OO
8 27 (25.96%) Workflow
8 27 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (24.04%) Spring
10 22 (21.15%) OLAP
10 22 (21.15%) Software Delivery
11 21 (20.19%) Relational Database
12 20 (19.23%) Spring Integration
13 19 (18.27%) JMS
13 19 (18.27%) Project Management
14 18 (17.31%) TDD
15 16 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (15.38%) Coaching
16 15 (14.42%) Hibernate
16 15 (14.42%) RDBMS
16 15 (14.42%) JPA
17 14 (13.46%) Microsoft
18 13 (12.50%) Windows
18 13 (12.50%) Reference Data
18 13 (12.50%) TeamCity
19 12 (11.54%) Business Analysis

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stirling 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 10 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.69%) FileNet
2 8 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.73%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (5.77%) IBM Notes
4 6 (5.77%) Mule
5 4 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (3.85%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (1.92%) CMS
6 2 (1.92%) Documentum
7 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (11.54%) MS Office
2 8 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 7 (6.73%) SSL
2 7 (6.73%) Firewall
3 6 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (5.77%) VPN
4 5 (4.81%) DNS
5 2 (1.92%) LAN
5 2 (1.92%) WAN
5 2 (1.92%) OSPF
5 2 (1.92%) BGP
6 1 (0.96%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.96%) IGRP
6 1 (0.96%) TACACS
6 1 (0.96%) VRRP
6 1 (0.96%) HSRP
6 1 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.96%) Network Security
6 1 (0.96%) SMTP
6 1 (0.96%) HTTP
6 1 (0.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.15%) OLAP
2 21 (20.19%) Relational Database
3 15 (14.42%) RDBMS
4 10 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.77%) DataStage
5 6 (5.77%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (3.85%) QlikView
6 4 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.96%) UniData
8 1 (0.96%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 13 (12.50%) TeamCity
2 9 (8.65%) Subversion
2 9 (8.65%) Maven
3 7 (6.73%) Moq
3 7 (6.73%) NUnit
4 2 (1.92%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.96%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.96%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.96%) Selenium
General
1 52 (50.00%) Banking
2 30 (28.85%) Investment Banking
3 5 (4.81%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.92%) Billing
5 2 (1.92%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.96%) Front Office
6 1 (0.96%) Back Office
6 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (22.12%) Analyst
2 17 (16.35%) Development Specialist
2 17 (16.35%) Developer
3 15 (14.42%) Senior Developer
4 12 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 12 (11.54%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (10.58%) Business Analyst
6 7 (6.73%) Architect
7 6 (5.77%) Development Manager
7 6 (5.77%) Network Engineer
7 6 (5.77%) Team Leader
8 5 (4.81%) Network Design Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.81%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.81%) Design Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Desktop Support
9 4 (3.85%) Test Manager
9 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (3.85%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (28.85%) Web Services
2 25 (24.04%) Spring
3 20 (19.23%) Spring Integration
4 19 (18.27%) JMS
5 15 (14.42%) JPA
5 15 (14.42%) Hibernate
6 11 (10.58%) J2EE
7 7 (6.73%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 7 (6.73%) MDX
7 7 (6.73%) WPF
8 6 (5.77%) SPNEGO
8 6 (5.77%) JSP
9 4 (3.85%) Middleware
10 3 (2.88%) HTML
10 3 (2.88%) jQuery
11 1 (0.96%) Ajax
11 1 (0.96%) .NET
11 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.85%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (12.50%) Reference Data
4 11 (10.58%) Derivative
4 11 (10.58%) Equities
5 9 (8.65%) Fixed Income
6 6 (5.77%) User Experience
6 6 (5.77%) Data Centre
7 5 (4.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (3.85%) Mainframe
8 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.85%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (3.85%) Wiki
9 3 (2.88%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.92%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.92%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.96%) Copywriting
11 1 (0.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.50%) Windows
2 6 (5.77%) UNIX
3 4 (3.85%) Windows 8
3 4 (3.85%) Android
3 4 (3.85%) Linux
4 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.96%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.96%) AIX
5 1 (0.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.92%) Analytics
2 27 (25.96%) OO
2 27 (25.96%) Workflow
2 27 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (21.15%) Software Delivery
4 19 (18.27%) Project Management
5 18 (17.31%) TDD
6 16 (15.38%) Coaching
7 12 (11.54%) Validation
7 12 (11.54%) Business Analysis
7 12 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (8.65%) Unit Testing
8 9 (8.65%) Supplier Management
9 8 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (7.69%) SOA
9 8 (7.69%) ETL
9 8 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.73%) Multithreading
10 7 (6.73%) MVVM
11 6 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 41 (39.42%) Java
2 39 (37.50%) SQL
3 29 (27.88%) PL/SQL
4 7 (6.73%) C#
5 6 (5.77%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.88%) Python
7 2 (1.92%) VBA
8 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.96%) C
8 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.96%) Perl
8 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (2.88%) ISEB
1 3 (2.88%) ISTQB
1 3 (2.88%) Degree
2 2 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.96%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.81%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.88%) XenApp
1 3 (2.88%) XenDesktop
1 3 (2.88%) vSphere
2 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (1.92%) SCOM
1 2 (1.92%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.96%) Control-M
2 1 (0.96%) OPNET
2 1 (0.96%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 40 (38.46%) Oracle
2 14 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.69%) Cisco
3 8 (7.69%) Informatica
3 8 (7.69%) Reuters
3 8 (7.69%) Bloomberg
3 8 (7.69%) Blue Coat
4 7 (6.73%) DevExpress
4 7 (6.73%) CheckPoint
5 6 (5.77%) TIBCO
5 6 (5.77%) Lotus
6 5 (4.81%) IBM
7 4 (3.85%) HP
7 4 (3.85%) GoldenSource
8 3 (2.88%) VMware
8 3 (2.88%) AppSense
8 3 (2.88%) Dell
8 3 (2.88%) Citrix
8 3 (2.88%) Apple
9 2 (1.92%) Symantec