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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Finance 18 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 24.66% 19.35% 28.21%
As % of the General category 56.25% 38.71% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 12
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%
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
32 31 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 43.84% 50.00% 55.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 14
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.99% +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 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 +8 17 £41,500 - 4
Finance
Scotland

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 13 (46.43%) Web Services
3 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (42.86%) QA
4 11 (39.29%) Selenium
4 11 (39.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (39.29%) Security Testing
5 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 10 (35.71%) IIS
5 10 (35.71%) Automated Testing
5 10 (35.71%) System Testing
5 10 (35.71%) Performance Testing
6 9 (32.14%) Release Management
6 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
6 9 (32.14%) Business Analysis
6 9 (32.14%) Software Delivery
6 9 (32.14%) SDLC
7 6 (21.43%) ITIL
7 6 (21.43%) Python
7 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
8 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
8 5 (17.86%) Project Planning
8 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
8 5 (17.86%) C#
8 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
8 5 (17.86%) Retail
9 4 (14.29%) MVC
9 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 4 (14.29%) .NET
9 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 10 (35.71%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) LDAP
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.57%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Selenium
2 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (17.86%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Local Government
3 2 (7.14%) Online Betting
3 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Test Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Tester
3 8 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) QA Test Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) QA Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Automation Tester
4 7 (25.00%) Senior QA Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Tester
5 5 (17.86%) Project Manager
5 5 (17.86%) Senior QA Tester
5 5 (17.86%) QA Tester
5 5 (17.86%) Senior Automation Tester
5 5 (17.86%) Developer
6 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
7 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Programme Manager
7 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) Web Services
2 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.71%) CSS
3 3 (10.71%) LINQ
3 3 (10.71%) jQuery
3 3 (10.71%) HTML5
3 3 (10.71%) Entity Framework
3 3 (10.71%) CSS3
3 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (10.71%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Computer Science
2 5 (17.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.71%) Life Science
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.14%) Over-the-Top Content
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) IPTV
5 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) UNIX
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Solaris
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) VME
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (39.29%) Security Testing
3 10 (35.71%) System Testing
3 10 (35.71%) Performance Testing
3 10 (35.71%) Automated Testing
4 9 (32.14%) Business Analysis
4 9 (32.14%) Software Delivery
4 9 (32.14%) SDLC
4 9 (32.14%) Release Management
5 6 (21.43%) ITIL
6 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
6 5 (17.86%) Project Planning
7 4 (14.29%) MVC
8 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
8 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.71%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
8 3 (10.71%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (10.71%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) Python
3 5 (17.86%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) APMP
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Telerik
3 1 (3.57%) ICL
3 1 (3.57%) Veritas
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.57%) Symantec
Livingston, West Lothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 24 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 26 days ago