The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Scotland / Fife
Rank 7 7 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Fife 4.17% 13.79% 33.90%
As % of the General category 14.29% 44.44% 74.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 18
Median salary £26,500 £27,500 £42,926
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.63% -35.93%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Fife
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 7 9 27
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 29.17% 31.03% 45.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 23
Median salary £30,000 £27,500 £42,926
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -35.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £42,555
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £55,000 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fife citing Finance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Fife

Finance
Salary Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Finance in Fife.

Salary trend for Finance in Fife

Finance
Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Fife region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline - 1 £26,500 -
Finance
Scotland

Finance
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Fife region with a requirement for Finance.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) EMV
2 1 (20.00%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (20.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Software Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) EMV
1 1 (20.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree