The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 771 968 1094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 28.45% 33.70% 35.13%
As % of the General category 65.12% 73.11% 70.81%
Number of salaries quoted 474 432 666
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £65,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1184 1324 1545
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.69% 46.10% 49.61%
Number of salaries quoted 766 641 924
Median salary £49,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.08% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Finance
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Finance in Scotland

Finance
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Scotland over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Scotland

Finance
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Edinburgh 0 397 £50,000 - 76
Glasgow -1 316 £52,000 +9.47% 49
Aberdeen +3 12 £45,000 - 4
West Lothian +6 11 £26,000 -42.22% 1
Fife +9 5 £55,000 +100.00%
Stirling +8 5 £45,000 -18.91% 2
Falkirk +5 5 £50,000 -9.09%
Perth and Kinross - 5 £60,000 - 1
Renfrewshire +6 2 £50,375 +134.30%
North Lanarkshire +2 1 £39,000 -
Inverclyde -3 1 £34,000 -
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Finance.

1 399 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (24.41%) SQL
3 334 (22.52%) Java
4 262 (17.67%) Banking
5 236 (15.91%) Degree
6 227 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
7 223 (15.04%) Microsoft
8 212 (14.30%) C#
9 208 (14.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 206 (13.89%) .NET
11 190 (12.81%) SQL Server
12 188 (12.68%) Project Management
13 169 (11.40%) Oracle
14 149 (10.05%) JavaScript
15 148 (9.98%) Business Intelligence
16 137 (9.24%) Analytics
17 136 (9.17%) Relational Database
18 129 (8.70%) Python
19 120 (8.09%) HTML
20 116 (7.82%) CSS
21 114 (7.69%) MVC
21 114 (7.69%) Mentoring
22 111 (7.48%) SAS
23 104 (7.01%) TDD
24 103 (6.95%) ASP.NET
25 102 (6.88%) Retail
25 102 (6.88%) Risk Management
26 101 (6.81%) OO
26 101 (6.81%) AngularJS
27 97 (6.54%) ITIL

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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
1 111 (7.48%) SAS
2 27 (1.82%) Apache Spark
3 24 (1.62%) CMS
4 22 (1.48%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.08%) Apache Pig
6 15 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
7 14 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (0.81%) MS Exchange
8 12 (0.81%) WebSphere
9 11 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (0.74%) IIS
10 10 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (0.61%) Drupal
11 9 (0.61%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.61%) WordPress
12 8 (0.54%) JBoss
13 7 (0.47%) Apache
14 6 (0.40%) Content Management Server
14 6 (0.40%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.34%) Alfresco
Applications
1 82 (5.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.40%) SPSS
7 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.74%) Sonata
4 9 (0.61%) SAP CO
4 9 (0.61%) SAP FI
4 9 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (0.54%) SAP FI-AP
5 8 (0.54%) SAP FI-AR
6 6 (0.40%) Eloqua
6 6 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
7 5 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 4 (0.27%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.27%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.21%) Office 365
4 12 (0.81%) SaaS
5 11 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.61%) iPaaS
7 7 (0.47%) PaaS
8 4 (0.27%) MailChimp
9 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.13%) GitHub
10 2 (0.13%) IaaS
11 1 (0.067%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.067%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.067%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.067%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.29%) Firewall
2 23 (1.55%) Internet
3 20 (1.35%) Network Security
3 20 (1.35%) SAN
4 19 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (0.88%) LAN
5 13 (0.88%) WAN
6 10 (0.67%) DMZ
6 10 (0.67%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.61%) GoToMeeting
8 8 (0.54%) DNS
9 5 (0.34%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.34%) LDAP
10 4 (0.27%) SSL
11 3 (0.20%) DHCP
11 3 (0.20%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.13%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (0.13%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (0.13%) Cisco PIX
12 2 (0.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 136 (9.17%) Relational Database
3 95 (6.41%) Big Data
4 75 (5.06%) RDBMS
5 72 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 69 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 55 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
8 52 (3.51%) Hadoop
9 33 (2.23%) Apache Hive
10 31 (2.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 30 (2.02%) Base SAS
11 30 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
12 27 (1.82%) Data Mining
12 27 (1.82%) SAS Visual Analytics
13 26 (1.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 24 (1.62%) QlikView
15 23 (1.55%) HBase
16 21 (1.42%) MongoDB
16 21 (1.42%) Oracle Database
17 20 (1.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 65 (4.38%) Git (software)
2 44 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 43 (2.90%) JIRA
4 35 (2.36%) Visual Studio
5 29 (1.96%) Jenkins
6 25 (1.69%) Bitbucket
7 24 (1.62%) Axure RP
8 23 (1.55%) Maven
9 22 (1.48%) ProC
10 21 (1.42%) JUnit
11 16 (1.08%) Cucumber
12 15 (1.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 15 (1.01%) Selenium
13 11 (0.74%) Eclipse
13 11 (0.74%) SpecFlow
14 9 (0.61%) Subversion
15 8 (0.54%) HP UFT
16 7 (0.47%) ERwin
16 7 (0.47%) PowerBuilder
17 6 (0.40%) Ant
General
1 262 (17.67%) Banking
2 102 (6.88%) Retail
3 57 (3.84%) Retail Banking
4 46 (3.10%) Marketing
5 38 (2.56%) Legal
6 29 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 28 (1.89%) Financial Institution
8 20 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 15 (1.01%) Advertising
10 13 (0.88%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.81%) Back Office
11 12 (0.81%) Front Office
12 9 (0.61%) Law
13 8 (0.54%) Electronics
13 8 (0.54%) Publishing
14 7 (0.47%) Local Government
15 5 (0.34%) Billing
15 5 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.27%) Aerospace
17 3 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 440 (29.67%) Developer
2 237 (15.98%) Analyst
3 143 (9.64%) Consultant
4 126 (8.50%) Java Developer
5 98 (6.61%) Senior Developer
6 82 (5.53%) Project Manager
7 81 (5.46%) Architect
8 77 (5.19%) Business Analyst
9 73 (4.92%) C# Developer
10 66 (4.45%) .NET Developer
11 56 (3.78%) SQL Developer
12 49 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
13 48 (3.24%) Designer
14 47 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
15 45 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
16 44 (2.97%) SAS Consultant
17 43 (2.90%) Applications Developer
18 42 (2.83%) JavaScript Developer
19 41 (2.76%) Python Developer
20 39 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (13.89%) .NET
2 120 (8.09%) HTML
3 116 (7.82%) CSS
4 103 (6.95%) ASP.NET
5 101 (6.81%) AngularJS
6 85 (5.73%) XML
7 74 (4.99%) Spring
8 61 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 56 (3.78%) jQuery
10 54 (3.64%) J2EE
11 53 (3.57%) HTML5
12 50 (3.37%) Web Services
13 48 (3.24%) Ember.js
14 44 (2.97%) Node.js
15 43 (2.90%) Hibernate
16 41 (2.76%) JSON
17 39 (2.63%) .NET Framework
17 39 (2.63%) CSS3
18 31 (2.09%) SOAP
19 22 (1.48%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 227 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (4.86%) Greenfield Project
3 71 (4.79%) Computer Science
4 53 (3.57%) User Experience
5 43 (2.90%) Client/Server
6 40 (2.70%) Credit Risk
7 35 (2.36%) Fintech
8 33 (2.23%) Data Centre
8 33 (2.23%) Management Information System
9 32 (2.16%) Data Structures
10 29 (1.96%) Robotics
11 25 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (1.48%) Hedge funds
13 15 (1.01%) Mainframe
14 13 (0.88%) PMI
15 12 (0.81%) Reference Data
15 12 (0.81%) Virtual Team
16 11 (0.74%) Market Risk
17 10 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
17 10 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 74 (4.99%) Linux
2 72 (4.86%) Windows
3 67 (4.52%) Unix
4 26 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 21 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.88%) AIX
8 13 (0.88%) Android
9 9 (0.61%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.34%) Windows 2000
10 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.20%) Solaris
11 3 (0.20%) zOS
12 2 (0.13%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.067%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.067%) MVS
13 1 (0.067%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (14.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 188 (12.68%) Project Management
4 148 (9.98%) Business Intelligence
5 137 (9.24%) Analytics
6 114 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 114 (7.69%) MVC
7 104 (7.01%) TDD
8 102 (6.88%) Risk Management
9 101 (6.81%) OO
10 97 (6.54%) ITIL
11 83 (5.60%) Infrastructure Management
11 83 (5.60%) Scrum
12 75 (5.06%) SDLC
13 69 (4.65%) Change Management
14 65 (4.38%) Business Analysis
14 65 (4.38%) Machine Learning
15 61 (4.11%) SOA
16 60 (4.05%) Software Engineering
17 57 (3.84%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 362 (24.41%) SQL
2 334 (22.52%) Java
3 212 (14.30%) C#
4 149 (10.05%) JavaScript
5 129 (8.70%) Python
6 62 (4.18%) C++
7 58 (3.91%) PL/SQL
8 40 (2.70%) T-SQL
9 36 (2.43%) PowerShell
10 34 (2.29%) VBA
11 31 (2.09%) Perl
12 28 (1.89%) VB.NET
13 27 (1.82%) R
14 26 (1.75%) PHP
15 24 (1.62%) C
16 23 (1.55%) SAS Macro
16 23 (1.55%) VB
17 22 (1.48%) PROC SQL
18 19 (1.28%) Shell Script
19 16 (1.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 236 (15.91%) Degree
2 24 (1.62%) CISSP
3 22 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (1.21%) ISEB
5 16 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
6 13 (0.88%) CISM
6 13 (0.88%) PMI Certification
7 12 (0.81%) ACCA
7 12 (0.81%) Master's Degree
8 11 (0.74%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (0.61%) CIMA
10 9 (0.61%) CISA
10 9 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.47%) CCNP
12 5 (0.34%) MBA
12 5 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.34%) Security Cleared
13 4 (0.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (2.56%) SLA
2 34 (2.29%) PMO
3 22 (1.48%) Basel III
4 15 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.54%) QA
6 7 (0.47%) COBIT
6 7 (0.47%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.27%) DO-254
7 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.20%) EMIR
8 3 (0.20%) IFRS
8 3 (0.20%) MiFID
9 2 (0.13%) GDPR
9 2 (0.13%) SEPA
10 1 (0.067%) Basel II
10 1 (0.067%) GAAP
10 1 (0.067%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 34 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (0.74%) Docker
5 10 (0.67%) RHEV
6 9 (0.61%) Firmware
6 9 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.40%) XenApp
8 5 (0.34%) HDFS
8 5 (0.34%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.34%) vSphere
9 4 (0.27%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 4 (0.27%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.20%) RACF
10 3 (0.20%) Time Sharing Option
11 1 (0.067%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.067%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (1.08%) SCCM
3 15 (1.01%) Ambari
4 12 (0.81%) Nagios
4 12 (0.81%) Puppet
5 9 (0.61%) Control-M
5 9 (0.61%) Rundeck
5 9 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 8 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.40%) Ansible
8 5 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (0.20%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.13%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.13%) Rancher
10 2 (0.13%) zSecure
11 1 (0.067%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.067%) SCOM
Vendors
1 223 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 169 (11.40%) Oracle
3 41 (2.76%) Tableau
4 39 (2.63%) Teradata
5 32 (2.16%) IBM
5 32 (2.16%) VMware
6 31 (2.09%) Splunk
7 27 (1.82%) Perforce
8 26 (1.75%) Adobe
8 26 (1.75%) SAP
9 24 (1.62%) Cognos
10 23 (1.55%) Red Hat
11 16 (1.08%) F5
11 16 (1.08%) Informatica
11 16 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
12 15 (1.01%) Sitecore
13 14 (0.94%) Citrix
14 13 (0.88%) Cisco
14 13 (0.88%) HP
15 12 (0.81%) EMC
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