Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 4 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 560 575 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 26.87% 25.04% 27.07%
As % of the General category 72.45% 65.05% 67.74%
Number of salaries quoted 425 403 265
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,700
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £62,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £48,675 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.72% +2.47% -

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 773 884 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 37.09% 38.50% 39.96%
Number of salaries quoted 567 615 399
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +14.12% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 257 (45.89%) SQL
2 212 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (35.18%) Java
4 166 (29.64%) Python
5 135 (24.11%) SDLC
6 128 (22.86%) Oracle
7 125 (22.32%) OO
8 119 (21.25%) JavaScript
9 116 (20.71%) HTML
10 107 (19.11%) NoSQL
11 105 (18.75%) Test Automation
12 104 (18.57%) C#
12 104 (18.57%) PostgreSQL
13 101 (18.04%) Banking
14 96 (17.14%) XML
15 95 (16.96%) TDD
16 91 (16.25%) OOP
17 87 (15.54%) Linux
18 86 (15.36%) Unit Testing
19 81 (14.46%) C++
19 81 (14.46%) SQL Server
19 81 (14.46%) Microsoft
19 81 (14.46%) AngularJS
20 79 (14.11%) Multithreading
21 74 (13.21%) Middleware
22 72 (12.86%) .NET
22 72 (12.86%) Spring
23 70 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
24 67 (11.96%) Collaborative Working
25 66 (11.79%) 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 50 (8.93%) MQSeries
2 24 (4.29%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.61%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.07%) Apache
4 6 (1.07%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.07%) JBoss
5 4 (0.71%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.54%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.36%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.18%) GemFire
8 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (5.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (3.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (2.68%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.54%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.36%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.36%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.36%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.36%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.18%) BASE24
6 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.18%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics SL
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle AML
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (4.11%) Dynamics 365
3 16 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.07%) Office 365
6 3 (0.54%) SaaS
7 2 (0.36%) Apigee
7 2 (0.36%) FinancialForce
7 2 (0.36%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.36%) PaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.18%) GitHub
8 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.07%) Firewall
1 6 (1.07%) Network Security
2 4 (0.71%) Internet
2 4 (0.71%) SSL
3 3 (0.54%) DNS
3 3 (0.54%) SAN
3 3 (0.54%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.36%) DHCP
4 2 (0.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (0.36%) HTTP
4 2 (0.36%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.36%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.18%) ATM
5 1 (0.18%) BGP
5 1 (0.18%) Intranet
5 1 (0.18%) LAN
5 1 (0.18%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.18%) VPN
5 1 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (19.11%) NoSQL
2 104 (18.57%) PostgreSQL
3 81 (14.46%) SQL Server
4 66 (11.79%) Relational Database
5 60 (10.71%) Hadoop
6 54 (9.64%) MySQL
7 52 (9.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 50 (8.93%) Bigtable
9 29 (5.18%) Big Data
10 28 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 26 (4.64%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (3.39%) QlikView
13 18 (3.21%) Oracle Database
14 14 (2.50%) Qlik Sense
15 13 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 11 (1.96%) Sybase ASE
18 8 (1.43%) DB2
18 8 (1.43%) MarkLogic
18 8 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 58 (10.36%) Maven
2 38 (6.79%) Visual Studio
3 19 (3.39%) Cucumber
4 16 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 16 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.50%) JUnit
6 12 (2.14%) JIRA
6 12 (2.14%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.43%) Hudson
8 7 (1.25%) Gradle
9 6 (1.07%) Toad
10 5 (0.89%) Selenium
11 4 (0.71%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.54%) GoogleTest
12 3 (0.54%) Mockito
13 2 (0.36%) Subversion
13 2 (0.36%) XMLSpy
14 1 (0.18%) jMock
14 1 (0.18%) NUnit
General
1 101 (18.04%) Banking
2 29 (5.18%) Financial Institution
3 21 (3.75%) Manufacturing
4 20 (3.57%) Law
5 19 (3.39%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.79%) Front Office
7 9 (1.61%) Back Office
7 9 (1.61%) Retail Banking
7 9 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.43%) Legal
9 7 (1.25%) Marketing
10 5 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.71%) Retail
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 250 (44.64%) Developer
2 76 (13.57%) Senior Developer
3 70 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 51 (9.11%) Python Engineer
5 48 (8.57%) Analyst
6 43 (7.68%) C++ Developer
7 42 (7.50%) .NET Developer
8 38 (6.79%) C# Developer
9 29 (5.18%) Architect
9 29 (5.18%) C# .NET Developer
10 27 (4.82%) Java Engineer
11 26 (4.64%) Technical Leader
12 24 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
13 23 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
13 23 (4.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 22 (3.93%) Consultant
15 21 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
16 19 (3.39%) Senior C# Developer
17 18 (3.21%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 16 (2.86%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (20.71%) HTML
2 96 (17.14%) XML
3 81 (14.46%) AngularJS
4 74 (13.21%) Middleware
5 72 (12.86%) .NET
5 72 (12.86%) Spring
6 64 (11.43%) Hibernate
7 51 (9.11%) HTML5
8 50 (8.93%) XML Schema
9 42 (7.50%) Web Services
10 32 (5.71%) CSS
11 25 (4.46%) ASP.NET
12 24 (4.29%) LINQ
12 24 (4.29%) SOAP
13 22 (3.93%) J2EE
14 19 (3.39%) RESTful
15 18 (3.21%) JSON
16 17 (3.04%) React
17 16 (2.86%) Gherkin
17 16 (2.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (8.93%) Virtual Team
3 49 (8.75%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (5.00%) User Experience
5 15 (2.68%) Data Structures
6 13 (2.32%) Algorithms
6 13 (2.32%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.14%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.96%) Robotics
9 10 (1.79%) Fintech
10 7 (1.25%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.25%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.07%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.71%) Derivative
12 4 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.54%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.54%) Reference Data
13 3 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
14 2 (0.36%) Greenfield Project
15 1 (0.18%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 87 (15.54%) Linux
2 42 (7.50%) Unix
3 36 (6.43%) Windows
4 11 (1.96%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.07%) Solaris
7 4 (0.71%) AIX
8 3 (0.54%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.54%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.36%) Android
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (24.11%) SDLC
3 125 (22.32%) OO
4 105 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 95 (16.96%) TDD
6 91 (16.25%) OOP
7 86 (15.36%) Unit Testing
8 79 (14.11%) Multithreading
9 70 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 67 (11.96%) Collaborative Working
11 59 (10.54%) BDD
12 52 (9.29%) Refactoring
13 51 (9.11%) Continuous Deployment
13 51 (9.11%) Domain Models
14 50 (8.93%) Complex Event Processing
14 50 (8.93%) System Testing
15 47 (8.39%) CRM
15 47 (8.39%) Problem-Solving
16 46 (8.21%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 40 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 257 (45.89%) SQL
2 197 (35.18%) Java
3 166 (29.64%) Python
4 119 (21.25%) JavaScript
5 104 (18.57%) C#
6 81 (14.46%) C++
7 53 (9.46%) PHP
8 50 (8.93%) XPath
9 42 (7.50%) PL/SQL
10 31 (5.54%) Ruby
11 23 (4.11%) Perl
12 16 (2.86%) Bash Shell
13 12 (2.14%) T-SQL
14 11 (1.96%) Shell Script
15 8 (1.43%) XQuery
16 6 (1.07%) Java 8
16 6 (1.07%) VBA
17 5 (0.89%) PowerShell
18 4 (0.71%) R
18 4 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 55 (9.82%) Degree
2 11 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.25%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (1.07%) CCNA
4 6 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.89%) CCENT
5 5 (0.89%) Master's Degree
5 5 (0.89%) MCP
5 5 (0.89%) MCSA
5 5 (0.89%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (0.71%) ISEB
6 4 (0.71%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (0.54%) PMP
8 2 (0.36%) CASP
8 2 (0.36%) CISM
8 2 (0.36%) CISSP
8 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.57%) QA
2 11 (1.96%) SLA
3 8 (1.43%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.07%) PMO
5 2 (0.36%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) GDPR
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) PSD2
System Software
1 63 (11.25%) Docker
2 6 (1.07%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.36%) NFS
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.18%) iptables
4 1 (0.18%) RACF
4 1 (0.18%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 49 (8.75%) Ansible
2 48 (8.57%) Puppet
3 14 (2.50%) Kubernetes
4 8 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.36%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.36%) SCCM
6 1 (0.18%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 128 (22.86%) Oracle
2 81 (14.46%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.11%) Tableau
4 22 (3.93%) Google
5 16 (2.86%) Cognos
5 16 (2.86%) Solace
5 16 (2.86%) Sybase
5 16 (2.86%) TIBCO
6 12 (2.14%) IBM
7 8 (1.43%) SAP
8 7 (1.25%) Xamarin
9 6 (1.07%) Chordiant
9 6 (1.07%) Cisco
9 6 (1.07%) Cognizant
9 6 (1.07%) Talarian
10 5 (0.89%) CA
10 5 (0.89%) CA Agile Central
11 4 (0.71%) Informatica
11 4 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (0.71%) Red Hat