Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 571 600 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 24.78% 26.30% 32.87%
As % of the General category 67.26% 63.56% 72.12%
Number of salaries quoted 441 382 356
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £77,375 £64,875
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 849 944 1,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 36.85% 41.39% 45.58%
Number of salaries quoted 640 616 491
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £64,750
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 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 232 (40.63%) SQL
2 230 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (40.11%) Java
4 207 (36.25%) Python
5 157 (27.50%) OO
6 138 (24.17%) SDLC
7 137 (23.99%) Oracle
8 136 (23.82%) NoSQL
9 121 (21.19%) JavaScript
9 121 (21.19%) PostgreSQL
10 115 (20.14%) TDD
11 113 (19.79%) Test Automation
12 109 (19.09%) HTML
13 103 (18.04%) OOP
13 103 (18.04%) AngularJS
14 101 (17.69%) Spring
15 98 (17.16%) Banking
16 93 (16.29%) Hibernate
17 82 (14.36%) Maven
18 81 (14.19%) Continuous Integration
19 80 (14.01%) Unit Testing
19 80 (14.01%) Collaborative Working
20 79 (13.84%) BDD
20 79 (13.84%) XML
21 77 (13.49%) Microsoft
22 74 (12.96%) C#
22 74 (12.96%) Docker
23 73 (12.78%) Unix
24 72 (12.61%) Middleware
24 72 (12.61%) 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 62 (10.86%) MQSeries
2 14 (2.45%) WebSphere
3 10 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (1.40%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.05%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.05%) Confluence
6 5 (0.88%) JBoss
7 4 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.70%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.53%) Apache
8 3 (0.53%) IIS
8 3 (0.53%) Jupyter
8 3 (0.53%) SAS
9 2 (0.35%) GemFire
9 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Qpid
10 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 23 (4.03%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (3.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.05%) Mingle
5 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 12 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (1.23%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.53%) Cognos Controller
4 3 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (0.53%) Dynamics SL
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.53%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.53%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.35%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.10%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (1.23%) Office 365
5 3 (0.53%) GitHub
5 3 (0.53%) PaaS
5 3 (0.53%) SaaS
6 2 (0.35%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.23%) Firewall
2 6 (1.05%) SAN
3 5 (0.88%) Internet
4 3 (0.53%) DNS
4 3 (0.53%) NAS
5 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.35%) Intranet
5 2 (0.35%) Network Security
5 2 (0.35%) SSL
5 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.35%) VoIP
6 1 (0.18%) ATM
6 1 (0.18%) BGP
6 1 (0.18%) DHCP
6 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (23.82%) NoSQL
2 121 (21.19%) PostgreSQL
3 72 (12.61%) Relational Database
4 68 (11.91%) Apache Cassandra
5 64 (11.21%) MySQL
6 63 (11.03%) Hadoop
7 60 (10.51%) Bigtable
8 41 (7.18%) SQL Server
9 22 (3.85%) Big Data
10 14 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (2.45%) MarkLogic
10 14 (2.45%) Sybase ASE
11 12 (2.10%) QlikView
12 11 (1.93%) Oracle Database
13 10 (1.75%) Qlik Sense
14 8 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (1.40%) DB2
14 8 (1.40%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 82 (14.36%) Maven
2 22 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 15 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.63%) JIRA
4 12 (2.10%) JUnit
5 11 (1.93%) Cucumber
6 9 (1.58%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.40%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.05%) Subversion
9 3 (0.53%) Gradle
9 3 (0.53%) Selenium
10 2 (0.35%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.35%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.35%) Mockito
10 2 (0.35%) Rational Team Concert
11 1 (0.18%) Ant
11 1 (0.18%) Hudson
11 1 (0.18%) JBehave
11 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 98 (17.16%) Banking
2 18 (3.15%) Investment Banking
3 17 (2.98%) Legal
4 15 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 14 (2.45%) Law
6 12 (2.10%) Retail Banking
7 11 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.93%) Marketing
8 4 (0.70%) Back Office
8 4 (0.70%) Retail
9 3 (0.53%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.35%) Advertising
10 2 (0.35%) Front Office
10 2 (0.35%) Military
10 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 210 (36.78%) Developer
2 90 (15.76%) Java Developer
3 65 (11.38%) Analyst
4 49 (8.58%) Senior Developer
5 35 (6.13%) Architect
6 33 (5.78%) Technical Leader
7 26 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 26 (4.55%) Python Developer
8 25 (4.38%) Python Engineer
9 23 (4.03%) C# Developer
10 21 (3.68%) .NET Developer
11 20 (3.50%) Business Analyst
11 20 (3.50%) Designer
12 19 (3.33%) Consultant
13 18 (3.15%) Java Engineer
14 17 (2.98%) Software Engineer
14 17 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
15 16 (2.80%) JavaScript Developer
15 16 (2.80%) Support Analyst
16 15 (2.63%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (19.09%) HTML
2 103 (18.04%) AngularJS
3 101 (17.69%) Spring
4 93 (16.29%) Hibernate
5 79 (13.84%) XML
6 72 (12.61%) Middleware
7 60 (10.51%) XML Schema
8 41 (7.18%) .NET
9 37 (6.48%) CSS
10 35 (6.13%) Web Services
11 27 (4.73%) J2EE
12 23 (4.03%) JMS
13 21 (3.68%) HTML5
14 20 (3.50%) jQuery
15 18 (3.15%) ASP.NET
15 18 (3.15%) Django
16 17 (2.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 15 (2.63%) Apache Flex
18 13 (2.28%) SOAP
19 12 (2.10%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 68 (11.91%) Virtual Team
2 62 (10.86%) Enterprise Software
3 42 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (5.43%) User Experience
5 19 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 16 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (2.63%) Fintech
7 15 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.23%) Mainframe
9 6 (1.05%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.05%) Robotics
10 5 (0.88%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.70%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.70%) Clustering
11 4 (0.70%) Fixed Income
11 4 (0.70%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.53%) Analytical Mindset
12 3 (0.53%) Handset
13 2 (0.35%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 73 (12.78%) Unix
2 68 (11.91%) Linux
3 35 (6.13%) Windows
4 17 (2.98%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.58%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.05%) AIX
7 6 (1.05%) Solaris
7 6 (1.05%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.53%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.35%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.18%) Android
12 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (40.28%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (27.50%) OO
3 138 (24.17%) SDLC
4 115 (20.14%) TDD
5 113 (19.79%) Test Automation
6 103 (18.04%) OOP
7 81 (14.19%) Continuous Integration
8 80 (14.01%) Collaborative Working
8 80 (14.01%) Unit Testing
9 79 (13.84%) BDD
10 69 (12.08%) Domain Models
11 62 (10.86%) Refactoring
11 62 (10.86%) System Testing
12 61 (10.68%) Continuous Deployment
13 60 (10.51%) Complex Event Processing
13 60 (10.51%) Scrum
14 47 (8.23%) DevOps
15 46 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
16 42 (7.36%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 38 (6.65%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 232 (40.63%) SQL
2 229 (40.11%) Java
3 207 (36.25%) Python
4 121 (21.19%) JavaScript
5 74 (12.96%) C#
6 62 (10.86%) PHP
7 60 (10.51%) XPath
8 59 (10.33%) C++
9 31 (5.43%) PL/SQL
10 27 (4.73%) Ruby
11 22 (3.85%) Shell Script
12 14 (2.45%) XQuery
13 12 (2.10%) Bash Shell
13 12 (2.10%) Perl
14 9 (1.58%) PowerShell
15 8 (1.40%) Java 8
16 7 (1.23%) Scala
17 6 (1.05%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.88%) X++
19 3 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (8.06%) Degree
2 9 (1.58%) CISSP
3 7 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.05%) CISM
5 5 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
6 4 (0.70%) CASP
6 4 (0.70%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (0.53%) CEH
7 3 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.53%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.35%) ACCA
8 2 (0.35%) CCIE
8 2 (0.35%) CCNA
8 2 (0.35%) CCNP
8 2 (0.35%) CGEIT
8 2 (0.35%) CISA
8 2 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.35%) CRISC
8 2 (0.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.45%) QA
2 12 (2.10%) SLA
3 10 (1.75%) PMO
4 6 (1.05%) COBIT
5 4 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.53%) GDPR
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.18%) PSD2
System Software
1 74 (12.96%) Docker
2 16 (2.80%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.88%) XenApp
5 3 (0.53%) vSphere
5 3 (0.53%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Directory Server
6 2 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.18%) iptables
7 1 (0.18%) NFS
7 1 (0.18%) RACF
7 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 71 (12.43%) Ansible
2 62 (10.86%) Puppet
3 6 (1.05%) SCCM
4 2 (0.35%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.35%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.35%) Rancher
4 2 (0.35%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.35%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.18%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.18%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (0.18%) Control-M
5 1 (0.18%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 137 (23.99%) Oracle
2 77 (13.49%) Microsoft
3 25 (4.38%) SAP
4 21 (3.68%) IBM
5 20 (3.50%) Sybase
6 16 (2.80%) Citrix
6 16 (2.80%) VMware
7 13 (2.28%) Cognos
8 11 (1.93%) Xamarin
9 9 (1.58%) Avaloq
9 9 (1.58%) Informatica
10 8 (1.40%) Cognizant
11 7 (1.23%) Fiserv
11 7 (1.23%) Tableau
11 7 (1.23%) Temenos
12 6 (1.05%) HP
12 6 (1.05%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.05%) Symantec
13 5 (0.88%) Avaya
13 5 (0.88%) Cisco