The 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 12 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 20.00% 12.07% 7.94%
As % of the General category 80.00% 41.18% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 5
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% -3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £37,950 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £41,750 £53,900
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 West Lothian region.

General Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
15 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 25.00% 29.31% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 8
Average salary £62,500 £39,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.25% -4.87%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
Livingston +7 11 £49,250 +26.28%
Finance
Scotland

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) QA
2 8 (34.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Performance Testing
3 7 (30.43%) System Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Selenium
3 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
3 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Banking
4 6 (26.09%) Retail
4 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
4 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
4 6 (26.09%) Python
4 6 (26.09%) Cash Management
5 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
6 4 (17.39%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (17.39%) .NET
6 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
6 4 (17.39%) Flash
6 4 (17.39%) SMS
6 4 (17.39%) SLA
6 4 (17.39%) ISEB
6 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (17.39%) Cadence
6 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
6 4 (17.39%) Statistics
6 4 (17.39%) Taleo
6 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (17.39%) Business Development

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (13.04%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Taleo
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Selenium
General
1 6 (26.09%) Banking
1 6 (26.09%) Retail
1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (17.39%) HR Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Service Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Strategy Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Manual Tester
5 1 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Server Support
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
1 4 (17.39%) Flash
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) Ajax
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) CSS3
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (17.39%) Statistics
3 2 (8.70%) Life Science
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Performance Testing
3 7 (30.43%) System Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
4 6 (26.09%) Cash Management
5 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
6 4 (17.39%) Business Development
6 4 (17.39%) Coaching
6 4 (17.39%) Critical Success Factor
6 4 (17.39%) Financial Modelling
6 4 (17.39%) ITSM
6 4 (17.39%) Mentoring
6 4 (17.39%) Performance Management
6 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
6 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
6 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (17.39%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Python
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
2 4 (17.39%) SLA
3 2 (8.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Cadence
1 4 (17.39%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (4.35%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 1 (4.35%) IFS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
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