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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 17 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 3 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 3.37% 17.45% 11.30%
As % of the General category 11.11% 92.86% 54.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 6
Average salary £47,500 £36,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.94% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £36,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £41,000 £36,250
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
27 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 30.34% 18.79% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 14
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Finance across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Finance Salary Histogram 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 23 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
Linlithgow 0 1 £32,500 -27.77%
Livingston -1 1 - -
Bathgate - 1 - -
Finance
Scotland

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 23 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 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (50.00%) PMI
2 4 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Billing
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) VSAM
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
3 1 (12.50%) ISPF
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (12.50%) Mainframe

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (12.50%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
1 4 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (12.50%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) ADO.NET
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XHTML
3 1 (12.50%) ISPF
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) PMI
1 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) VSAM
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (50.00%) CRM
1 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
1 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) COBOL
1 1 (12.50%) REXX
1 1 (12.50%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle