The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the West Lothian region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 18 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 2.38% 16.89% 10.43%
As % of the General category 8.00% 89.29% 52.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 5
Average salary £62,500 £36,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.61% +71.42%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
General Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
25 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 29.76% 18.92% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 13
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
Finance
Scotland

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Finance
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Finance Salary Trend in West Lothian

Finance
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -2 1 - -
Bathgate - 1 - -
Finance
Scotland

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) CRM
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) PMI
2 4 (57.14%) PMI Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Billing
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) VSAM
3 1 (14.29%) ISPF
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 1 (14.29%) JCL
3 1 (14.29%) CICS
3 1 (14.29%) REXX
3 1 (14.29%) zOS
3 1 (14.29%) XHTML

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (14.29%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
1 4 (57.14%) Billing
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) DB2 DBA
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) ISPF
3 1 (14.29%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) XHTML
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) PMI
1 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) VSAM
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
1 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JCL
1 1 (14.29%) REXX
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) PMI Certification