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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 1 3 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 105 14 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 53.57% 30.43% 48.54%
As % of the General category 82.03% 87.50% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 77 7 47
Average salary £47,250 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.17% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £31,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,100 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
128 16 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stirling 65.31% 34.78% 58.25%
Number of salaries quoted 77 9 56
Average salary £47,750 £42,500 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £31,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 24 October 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram in Stirling

Finance
Job Locations in Stirling

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Stirling region over the 3 months to 24 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
Stirlingshire - 1 - -
Finance
Scotland

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 49 (32.45%) Project Management
2 44 (29.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (25.17%) Banking
4 30 (19.87%) PRINCE2
5 26 (17.22%) Business Analysis
6 25 (16.56%) Java
7 24 (15.89%) Oracle
8 23 (15.23%) SQL
9 19 (12.58%) Project Planning
10 18 (11.92%) Systems Analysis
10 18 (11.92%) Windows
11 17 (11.26%) MS Excel
11 17 (11.26%) Change Management
12 16 (10.60%) Line Management
13 15 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (9.27%) Investment Banking
14 14 (9.27%) Spring
15 13 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (7.95%) ISTQB
16 12 (7.95%) Service Management
16 12 (7.95%) Internet
16 12 (7.95%) HTML
16 12 (7.95%) PL/SQL
16 12 (7.95%) ITIL
16 12 (7.95%) Web Services
16 12 (7.95%) Mentoring
17 11 (7.28%) Oracle Database
17 11 (7.28%) J2EE
17 11 (7.28%) Microsoft
17 11 (7.28%) Test Management

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (6.62%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.96%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.64%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (3.97%) FileNet
5 5 (3.31%) IIS
6 4 (2.65%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.99%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.99%) Documentum
8 2 (1.32%) ColdFusion
8 2 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.32%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.32%) LiveLink
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.32%) Alfresco
8 2 (1.32%) Lync
8 2 (1.32%) Node.js
9 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.66%) Jetty
Applications
1 17 (11.26%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.62%) MS Visio
2 10 (6.62%) MS Project
3 9 (5.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (5.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) PolarLake
1 2 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.95%) Internet
2 9 (5.96%) DNS
3 6 (3.97%) Firewall
4 5 (3.31%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (3.31%) SSL
4 5 (3.31%) VoIP
4 5 (3.31%) DHCP
4 5 (3.31%) VPN
4 5 (3.31%) H.323
5 4 (2.65%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.99%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.32%) OSPF
7 2 (1.32%) BGP
7 2 (1.32%) EIGRP
7 2 (1.32%) IGRP
7 2 (1.32%) TACACS
7 2 (1.32%) HTTP
7 2 (1.32%) WAN
7 2 (1.32%) SMTP
7 2 (1.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.28%) Oracle Database
2 10 (6.62%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.97%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.65%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.65%) DataStage
4 4 (2.65%) Big Data
4 4 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.99%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.66%) DTS
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.66%) MS Access
7 1 (0.66%) OLAP
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.97%) Subversion
2 5 (3.31%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.65%) Maven
4 3 (1.99%) JIRA
4 3 (1.99%) Selenium
4 3 (1.99%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.32%) JUnit
5 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.32%) Mockito
6 1 (0.66%) FishEye
General
1 38 (25.17%) Banking
2 14 (9.27%) Investment Banking
3 8 (5.30%) Front Office
4 7 (4.64%) Legal
5 1 (0.66%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (27.81%) Analyst
2 31 (20.53%) Project Manager
3 30 (19.87%) Business Analyst
4 22 (14.57%) Developer
5 16 (10.60%) Java Developer
6 12 (7.95%) Senior Business Analyst
6 12 (7.95%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (7.95%) Test Manager
7 9 (5.96%) Senior Developer
7 9 (5.96%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (5.96%) Business Project Manager
7 9 (5.96%) Business Manager
8 8 (5.30%) Senior Project Manager
8 8 (5.30%) Senior Manager
9 6 (3.97%) Change Manager
10 5 (3.31%) Development Specialist
10 5 (3.31%) FileNet Developer
11 4 (2.65%) Project Support Manager
11 4 (2.65%) ICT Manager
11 4 (2.65%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.27%) Spring
2 12 (7.95%) HTML
2 12 (7.95%) Web Services
3 11 (7.28%) J2EE
4 9 (5.96%) Spring MVC
5 8 (5.30%) XML
6 7 (4.64%) Struts
7 6 (3.97%) JSP
7 6 (3.97%) Java SE
7 6 (3.97%) XSLT
7 6 (3.97%) jQuery
8 5 (3.31%) HTML5
9 4 (2.65%) SPNEGO
9 4 (2.65%) SOAP
9 4 (2.65%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.99%) Java EE
10 3 (1.99%) CSS
10 3 (1.99%) Dojo
11 2 (1.32%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.32%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (3.31%) Reference Data
3 4 (2.65%) Open Source
3 4 (2.65%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.99%) User Experience
5 2 (1.32%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.32%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.32%) PKI
5 2 (1.32%) Derivative
5 2 (1.32%) Statistics
5 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.66%) AS400
6 1 (0.66%) Equities
6 1 (0.66%) iPhone
6 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.92%) Windows
2 8 (5.30%) UNIX
3 5 (3.31%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.65%) AIX
4 4 (2.65%) Solaris
4 4 (2.65%) Linux
5 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.32%) zOS
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.45%) Project Management
2 44 (29.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (19.87%) PRINCE2
4 26 (17.22%) Business Analysis
5 19 (12.58%) Project Planning
6 18 (11.92%) Systems Analysis
7 17 (11.26%) Change Management
8 16 (10.60%) Line Management
9 13 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (7.95%) Service Management
10 12 (7.95%) ITIL
10 12 (7.95%) Mentoring
11 11 (7.28%) Test Management
12 10 (6.62%) Test Strategy
12 10 (6.62%) Risk Management
13 9 (5.96%) MVC
13 9 (5.96%) Capacity Planning
14 8 (5.30%) UML
14 8 (5.30%) Test Planning
15 7 (4.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.56%) Java
2 23 (15.23%) SQL
3 12 (7.95%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.31%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.99%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.99%) Clojure
6 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.66%) Perl
7 1 (0.66%) VBA
7 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (7.95%) ISTQB
2 10 (6.62%) ISEB
3 8 (5.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (4.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.32%) Degree
7 2 (1.32%) PhD
8 1 (0.66%) MBA
8 1 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.99%) COBIT
2 1 (0.66%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.31%) vSphere
2 5 (3.31%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.99%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.66%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (5.96%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.99%) SCOM
3 2 (1.32%) HP NNM
3 2 (1.32%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.66%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 24 (15.89%) Oracle
2 11 (7.28%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.62%) IBM
4 8 (5.30%) HP
4 8 (5.30%) VMware
5 6 (3.97%) Bloomberg
5 6 (3.97%) Citrix
6 5 (3.31%) Lotus
7 4 (2.65%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.65%) Reuters
7 4 (2.65%) Blue Coat
8 3 (1.99%) Cisco
8 3 (1.99%) BMC
8 3 (1.99%) Nokia
9 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.32%) Juniper
9 2 (1.32%) Sybase
9 2 (1.32%) Symantec
9 2 (1.32%) Perforce
9 2 (1.32%) F5