Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 385 589 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 20.23% 24.01% 28.98%
As % of the General category 67.66% 65.74% 67.73%
Number of salaries quoted 285 430 348
Glasgow median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 569 896 843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 29.90% 36.53% 42.79%
Number of salaries quoted 409 663 548
Glasgow median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,650 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £69,250 £70,000 £73,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £48,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -2.06% +5.43% +2.22%

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 23 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Finance in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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.

1 158 (41.04%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (37.92%) SQL
3 110 (28.57%) Java
4 94 (24.42%) SQL Server
5 79 (20.52%) SDLC
6 78 (20.26%) Oracle
7 67 (17.40%) TDD
8 65 (16.88%) OO
9 63 (16.36%) Relational Database
10 61 (15.84%) HTML
11 60 (15.58%) JavaScript
11 60 (15.58%) Python
12 58 (15.06%) Test Automation
13 57 (14.81%) Banking
13 57 (14.81%) Financial Institution
14 52 (13.51%) C#
15 48 (12.47%) Continuous Integration
16 45 (11.69%) Web Services
16 45 (11.69%) Microsoft
17 44 (11.43%) NoSQL
18 42 (10.91%) CSS
19 41 (10.65%) XML
20 40 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
21 39 (10.13%) Windows
22 38 (9.87%) PostgreSQL
22 38 (9.87%) BDD
22 38 (9.87%) AngularJS
23 37 (9.61%) REST
23 37 (9.61%) Spring
23 37 (9.61%) SOAP

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 19 (4.94%) MQSeries
2 12 (3.12%) WebSphere
3 9 (2.34%) SAS
4 8 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.04%) IIS
7 3 (0.78%) Appian
7 3 (0.78%) Confluence
8 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (6.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.52%) InVision
5 2 (0.52%) Sketch
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.78%) Actimize
3 3 (0.78%) Cognos TM1
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.52%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.26%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.26%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 25 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.86%) Power Platform
3 10 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (1.82%) SaaS
5 5 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.30%) Office 365
6 3 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.78%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (0.52%) GitHub
7 2 (0.52%) Serverless
8 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.90%) Internet
2 10 (2.60%) SSL
3 4 (1.04%) Firewall
4 3 (0.78%) WAN
5 2 (0.52%) DHCP
5 2 (0.52%) DNS
5 2 (0.52%) LAN
5 2 (0.52%) NAS
5 2 (0.52%) SAN
5 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.52%) VoIP
6 1 (0.26%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.26%) IPsec
6 1 (0.26%) Network Security
6 1 (0.26%) Skype
6 1 (0.26%) SMTP
6 1 (0.26%) SNMP
6 1 (0.26%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.26%) VPN
6 1 (0.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (24.42%) SQL Server
2 63 (16.36%) Relational Database
3 44 (11.43%) NoSQL
4 38 (9.87%) PostgreSQL
5 34 (8.83%) RDBMS
6 25 (6.49%) Hadoop
7 23 (5.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 21 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 19 (4.94%) Bigtable
10 18 (4.68%) Oracle Database
11 17 (4.42%) Big Data
11 17 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (4.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (3.90%) MySQL
14 12 (3.12%) HSQLDB
15 11 (2.86%) Power BI
15 11 (2.86%) QlikView
15 11 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
16 9 (2.34%) MariaDB
16 9 (2.34%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 30 (7.79%) JIRA
2 27 (7.01%) Git (software)
3 23 (5.97%) JUnit
3 23 (5.97%) Maven
4 21 (5.45%) Jenkins
5 20 (5.19%) TeamCity
6 19 (4.94%) Hudson
7 18 (4.68%) Bitbucket
8 12 (3.12%) CA Release Automation
8 12 (3.12%) Mockito
9 10 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
9 10 (2.60%) Selenium
10 8 (2.08%) Cucumber
10 8 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (1.82%) SonarQube
12 6 (1.56%) Visual Studio
13 5 (1.30%) Gradle
13 5 (1.30%) NUnit
14 4 (1.04%) jMock
14 4 (1.04%) MSTest
General
1 57 (14.81%) Banking
1 57 (14.81%) Financial Institution
2 12 (3.12%) Legal
3 10 (2.60%) Retail
4 5 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (1.30%) Marketing
4 5 (1.30%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.78%) International Banking
5 3 (0.78%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.52%) Automotive
6 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.26%) Advertising
7 1 (0.26%) Back Office
7 1 (0.26%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 155 (40.26%) Developer
2 54 (14.03%) Analyst
3 39 (10.13%) Java Developer
4 30 (7.79%) Architect
5 28 (7.27%) Senior Developer
6 19 (4.94%) Python Engineer
7 18 (4.68%) Business Analyst
8 15 (3.90%) .NET Developer
8 15 (3.90%) Software Developer
9 13 (3.38%) C# Developer
10 12 (3.12%) Lead Developer
11 11 (2.86%) BPM Developer
12 10 (2.60%) Designer
12 10 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (2.34%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (2.34%) Project Manager
14 8 (2.08%) Data Analyst
14 8 (2.08%) DBA
14 8 (2.08%) Java Engineer
14 8 (2.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (15.84%) HTML
2 45 (11.69%) Web Services
3 42 (10.91%) CSS
4 41 (10.65%) XML
5 38 (9.87%) AngularJS
6 37 (9.61%) REST
6 37 (9.61%) SOAP
6 37 (9.61%) Spring
7 36 (9.35%) .NET
8 32 (8.31%) JSON
9 28 (7.27%) Middleware
10 26 (6.75%) Hibernate
11 22 (5.71%) RESTful
12 19 (4.94%) XML Schema
13 18 (4.68%) HTML5
13 18 (4.68%) Node.js
14 17 (4.42%) React
15 14 (3.64%) J2EE
16 12 (3.12%) .NET Framework
17 11 (2.86%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.49%) Virtual Team
3 20 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (4.68%) User Experience
5 8 (2.08%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.30%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.04%) Animation
7 4 (1.04%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.04%) Fintech
7 4 (1.04%) Wiki
8 3 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (0.78%) Market Risk
8 3 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.78%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.52%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.52%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.52%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (0.52%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.52%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 39 (10.13%) Windows
2 30 (7.79%) Unix
3 28 (7.27%) Linux
4 13 (3.38%) Windows Server
5 11 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (2.34%) Android
7 7 (1.82%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.30%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.78%) AIX
9 3 (0.78%) Solaris
10 2 (0.52%) MVS
10 2 (0.52%) zOS
11 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (41.04%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (20.52%) SDLC
3 67 (17.40%) TDD
4 65 (16.88%) OO
5 58 (15.06%) Test Automation
6 48 (12.47%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (10.39%) Problem-Solving
8 38 (9.87%) BDD
9 34 (8.83%) DevOps
9 34 (8.83%) ETL
9 34 (8.83%) SOA
9 34 (8.83%) Unit Testing
10 29 (7.53%) Analytics
10 29 (7.53%) OOP
11 27 (7.01%) Waterfall
12 24 (6.23%) Refactoring
13 23 (5.97%) Anti-Money Laundering
13 23 (5.97%) Collaborative Working
14 22 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 21 (5.45%) Domain Models
Programming Languages
1 146 (37.92%) SQL
2 110 (28.57%) Java
3 60 (15.58%) JavaScript
3 60 (15.58%) Python
4 52 (13.51%) C#
5 25 (6.49%) C++
6 19 (4.94%) T-SQL
6 19 (4.94%) XPath
7 18 (4.68%) PL/SQL
7 18 (4.68%) Shell Script
8 16 (4.16%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.86%) PHP
10 7 (1.82%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.82%) X++
11 6 (1.56%) R
11 6 (1.56%) Ruby
12 5 (1.30%) C
12 5 (1.30%) VBA
13 4 (1.04%) JCL
13 4 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (6.75%) Degree
2 5 (1.30%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (1.04%) TOGAF Certification
4 3 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.52%) CCNP
5 2 (0.52%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.52%) MCSE
5 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.52%) PMP
6 1 (0.26%) CCSA
6 1 (0.26%) CCSE
6 1 (0.26%) CCVP
6 1 (0.26%) CEH
6 1 (0.26%) CISM
6 1 (0.26%) MBA
6 1 (0.26%) MCITP
6 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.38%) QA
2 5 (1.30%) PMO
3 4 (1.04%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.04%) SLA
4 2 (0.52%) GDPR
4 2 (0.52%) SEPA
5 1 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (4.68%) Docker
2 6 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (1.04%) Time Sharing Option
4 3 (0.78%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.52%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (6.23%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (4.16%) Ansible
3 12 (3.12%) Puppet
4 8 (2.08%) Terraform
5 6 (1.56%) Data Guard
5 6 (1.56%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Flashback
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 78 (20.26%) Oracle
2 45 (11.69%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.42%) IBM
4 12 (3.12%) Tableau
5 11 (2.86%) Google
6 8 (2.08%) Ab Initio
7 6 (1.56%) SAP
8 5 (1.30%) Adobe
8 5 (1.30%) Informatica
8 5 (1.30%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.04%) Pega
9 4 (1.04%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.78%) Apple
10 3 (0.78%) CA
10 3 (0.78%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (0.78%) Cloudera
10 3 (0.78%) Cognos
10 3 (0.78%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.78%) Teradata
10 3 (0.78%) Vertica