Period
to 20 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 578 554 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 26.60% 24.67% 30.39%
As % of the General category 68.97% 63.17% 71.01%
Number of salaries quoted 442 387 282
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £33,638 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £75,000 £61,175
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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

All General Skills
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 838 877 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 38.56% 39.05% 42.80%
Number of salaries quoted 619 604 413
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +12.79% -4.44%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,360 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £75,000 £65,200
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Finance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Glasgow

Finance
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Finance in Glasgow

Finance
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Glasgow over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Finance.

1 249 (43.08%) SQL
2 218 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (37.37%) Java
4 179 (30.97%) Python
5 144 (24.91%) OO
6 143 (24.74%) Oracle
7 132 (22.84%) SDLC
8 118 (20.42%) JavaScript
9 110 (19.03%) NoSQL
10 108 (18.69%) HTML
10 108 (18.69%) Banking
11 105 (18.17%) PostgreSQL
12 103 (17.82%) TDD
13 101 (17.47%) OOP
14 97 (16.78%) Test Automation
15 86 (14.88%) Spring
15 86 (14.88%) XML
15 86 (14.88%) AngularJS
16 83 (14.36%) Linux
17 82 (14.19%) C#
18 81 (14.01%) Hibernate
19 76 (13.15%) Microsoft
20 75 (12.98%) C++
20 75 (12.98%) Unit Testing
21 74 (12.80%) Collaborative Working
22 72 (12.46%) Unix
23 70 (12.11%) Maven
24 69 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
25 67 (11.59%) Middleware
26 65 (11.25%) Relational Database

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Application Platforms
1 54 (9.34%) MQSeries
2 21 (3.63%) WebSphere
3 11 (1.90%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.56%) JBoss
5 8 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (1.21%) Apache
7 4 (0.69%) SAS
8 3 (0.52%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.52%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.35%) GemFire
9 2 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.17%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 23 (3.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.52%) Mingle
6 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
1 12 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.35%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.35%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.35%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.35%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.17%) BASE24
6 1 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics SL
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.17%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
4 8 (1.38%) Office 365
5 5 (0.87%) PaaS
6 3 (0.52%) GitHub
6 3 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.52%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.52%) SaaS
7 2 (0.35%) Apigee
8 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.38%) Network Security
2 6 (1.04%) Firewall
2 6 (1.04%) SSL
3 5 (0.87%) Internet
3 5 (0.87%) SAN
4 4 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.52%) DNS
6 2 (0.35%) DHCP
6 2 (0.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.35%) HTTP
6 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.35%) Intranet
6 2 (0.35%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.35%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.17%) ATM
7 1 (0.17%) LAN
7 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.17%) VoIP
7 1 (0.17%) VPN
7 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (19.03%) NoSQL
2 105 (18.17%) PostgreSQL
3 65 (11.25%) Relational Database
4 62 (10.73%) SQL Server
5 57 (9.86%) Hadoop
6 56 (9.69%) MySQL
7 54 (9.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 52 (9.00%) Bigtable
9 28 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (4.67%) Big Data
11 21 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (3.29%) QlikView
13 18 (3.11%) Oracle Database
14 16 (2.77%) Qlik Sense
15 14 (2.42%) MarkLogic
15 14 (2.42%) Sybase ASE
16 12 (2.08%) DB2
17 8 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
17 8 (1.38%) RDBMS
17 8 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 70 (12.11%) Maven
2 24 (4.15%) Visual Studio
3 22 (3.81%) Jenkins
4 17 (2.94%) Git (software)
5 16 (2.77%) Cucumber
6 14 (2.42%) JUnit
7 11 (1.90%) TeamCity
8 9 (1.56%) JIRA
9 7 (1.21%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (1.04%) Gradle
11 5 (0.87%) Hudson
12 3 (0.52%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.52%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.52%) GoogleTest
12 3 (0.52%) Mockito
12 3 (0.52%) Subversion
13 2 (0.35%) Toad
14 1 (0.17%) Ant
14 1 (0.17%) Concordion
14 1 (0.17%) Selenium
General
1 108 (18.69%) Banking
2 26 (4.50%) Financial Institution
3 21 (3.63%) Law
4 19 (3.29%) Investment Banking
5 18 (3.11%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.25%) Retail Banking
7 12 (2.08%) Legal
8 10 (1.73%) Front Office
8 10 (1.73%) Marketing
9 8 (1.38%) Back Office
9 8 (1.38%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.35%) Military
10 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.17%) Advertising
11 1 (0.17%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) Local Government
11 1 (0.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 239 (41.35%) Developer
2 81 (14.01%) Java Developer
3 66 (11.42%) Senior Developer
4 56 (9.69%) Analyst
5 40 (6.92%) Python Engineer
6 35 (6.06%) Architect
7 32 (5.54%) C++ Developer
8 30 (5.19%) .NET Developer
9 28 (4.84%) C# Developer
10 27 (4.67%) Technical Leader
11 26 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
12 23 (3.98%) Java Engineer
13 21 (3.63%) Designer
14 20 (3.46%) Consultant
15 19 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
15 19 (3.29%) DevOps Engineer
16 18 (3.11%) JavaScript Developer
16 18 (3.11%) Project Manager
16 18 (3.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
17 16 (2.77%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (18.69%) HTML
2 86 (14.88%) AngularJS
2 86 (14.88%) Spring
2 86 (14.88%) XML
3 81 (14.01%) Hibernate
4 67 (11.59%) Middleware
5 56 (9.69%) .NET
6 52 (9.00%) XML Schema
7 44 (7.61%) Web Services
8 35 (6.06%) HTML5
9 32 (5.54%) CSS
9 32 (5.54%) J2EE
10 23 (3.98%) SOAP
11 22 (3.81%) ASP.NET
11 22 (3.81%) JMS
12 18 (3.11%) LINQ
13 15 (2.60%) Apache Flex
13 15 (2.60%) Java EE
14 14 (2.42%) RESTful
14 14 (2.42%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (9.00%) Enterprise Software
2 52 (9.00%) Virtual Team
3 24 (4.15%) User Experience
4 23 (3.98%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.46%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.25%) Fintech
7 12 (2.08%) Data Structures
8 11 (1.90%) Mainframe
9 10 (1.73%) Algorithms
9 10 (1.73%) Robotics
10 7 (1.21%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.21%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.04%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (0.69%) Clustering
12 4 (0.69%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (0.52%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.52%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 83 (14.36%) Linux
2 72 (12.46%) Unix
3 32 (5.54%) Windows
4 13 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (1.90%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.56%) Solaris
7 7 (1.21%) AIX
8 5 (0.87%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.69%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.35%) Android
10 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (37.72%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (24.91%) OO
3 132 (22.84%) SDLC
4 103 (17.82%) TDD
5 101 (17.47%) OOP
6 97 (16.78%) Test Automation
7 75 (12.98%) Unit Testing
8 74 (12.80%) Collaborative Working
9 69 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
10 61 (10.55%) Multithreading
11 59 (10.21%) BDD
12 58 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
13 57 (9.86%) Domain Models
14 53 (9.17%) Refactoring
15 52 (9.00%) Complex Event Processing
15 52 (9.00%) Continuous Deployment
15 52 (9.00%) System Testing
16 47 (8.13%) Scrum
17 46 (7.96%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 38 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 249 (43.08%) SQL
2 216 (37.37%) Java
3 179 (30.97%) Python
4 118 (20.42%) JavaScript
5 82 (14.19%) C#
6 75 (12.98%) C++
7 53 (9.17%) PHP
8 52 (9.00%) XPath
9 48 (8.30%) PL/SQL
10 28 (4.84%) Ruby
11 21 (3.63%) Perl
11 21 (3.63%) Shell Script
12 17 (2.94%) Bash Shell
13 14 (2.42%) XQuery
14 9 (1.56%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.38%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.87%) Java 8
16 5 (0.87%) Scala
16 5 (0.87%) VBA
17 3 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 61 (10.55%) Degree
2 10 (1.73%) CompTIA Security+
3 8 (1.38%) CISSP
4 7 (1.21%) CCNA
4 7 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.21%) CISM
4 7 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.87%) CASP
6 5 (0.87%) CCENT
6 5 (0.87%) MCP
6 5 (0.87%) MCSA
6 5 (0.87%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (0.69%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.35%) CCIE
8 2 (0.35%) CEH
8 2 (0.35%) ISEB
8 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.98%) QA
2 13 (2.25%) SLA
3 7 (1.21%) PMO
4 6 (1.04%) COBIT
5 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.35%) GDPR
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.17%) PSD2
System Software
1 62 (10.73%) Docker
2 10 (1.73%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.35%) NFS
4 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 2 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.17%) iptables
5 1 (0.17%) RACF
Systems Management
1 58 (10.03%) Ansible
2 51 (8.82%) Puppet
3 6 (1.04%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.35%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (0.35%) SCCM
5 2 (0.35%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.17%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.17%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 1 (0.17%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.17%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 143 (24.74%) Oracle
2 76 (13.15%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.46%) IBM
3 20 (3.46%) Sybase
4 19 (3.29%) SAP
5 18 (3.11%) Cognos
6 16 (2.77%) Tableau
7 14 (2.42%) Google
8 11 (1.90%) Informatica
9 10 (1.73%) Cisco
9 10 (1.73%) Cognizant
10 9 (1.56%) Avaloq
10 9 (1.56%) Xamarin
11 8 (1.38%) Chordiant
11 8 (1.38%) VMware
12 7 (1.21%) Fiserv
12 7 (1.21%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.21%) Temenos
13 6 (1.04%) Solace
13 6 (1.04%) TIBCO