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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 8 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Finance 11 3 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 18.33% 3.26% 18.12%
As % of the General category 47.83% 10.00% 92.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 14
Average salary £41,500 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.69% -9.72%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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
23 30 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 38.33% 32.61% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12 28 14
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 5 May 2015. 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 +12 11 £41,500 - 8
Finance
Scotland

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) QA
3 6 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) Selenium
4 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Security Testing
5 4 (22.22%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) IIS
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 4 (22.22%) System Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 4 (22.22%) Release Management
5 4 (22.22%) Software Delivery
6 3 (16.67%) HTML5
6 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (16.67%) jQuery
6 3 (16.67%) LINQ
6 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 4 (22.22%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) IDMS
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Local Government
2 1 (5.56%) Billing
2 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Automation Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
3 4 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior QA Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior QA Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) QA Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
6 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) LINQ
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
3 3 (16.67%) HTML5
3 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework
3 3 (16.67%) CSS3
3 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Security Testing
3 4 (22.22%) System Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Release Management
3 4 (22.22%) Software Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) MVC
3 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 3 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Project Governance
5 2 (11.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) COBOL
4 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Telerik
3 1 (5.56%) ICL
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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