Finance Jobs in Scotland

Financial
UK > Scotland

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that cited Finance over the 6 months leading up to 21 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +9
Permanent jobs citing Finance 2,861 1,169 1,449
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 41.83% 27.30% 22.87%
As % of the General category 61.62% 36.47% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 387 548 756
10th Percentile £33,000 £37,885 £36,527
25th Percentile £42,000 £48,091 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.40% +8.70% +9.52%
75th Percentile £73,750 £79,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £93,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.41% +3.85% +4.00%

All General Skills
Scotland

Finance falls under the General Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring common skills in Scotland.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4,643 3,205 3,951
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 67.89% 74.85% 62.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,608 1,543 2,008
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,144 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,250 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.04% +4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,800
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Scotland

Finance
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in Scotland.

Salary trend for Finance in Scotland

Finance
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 June 2024.

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 6 months to 21 June 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Glasgow +2 2,466 £49,000 -18.67% 66
Edinburgh -5 290 £67,500 +3.85% 62
West Lothian +12 23 £34,500 -23.33% 5
Dundee -2 14 £45,072 -14.15%
Renfrewshire - 13 £65,000 - 3
Fife -1 12 £40,818 -18.36% 4
Aberdeen -16 11 £101,100 +83.82% 17
Stirling -2 9 £44,695 +10.18% 1
Lanarkshire -8 5 £40,000 -1.23% 48
East Lothian - 3 - -
Inverclyde - 3 - -
Highlands - 3 £152,200 - 3
Argyll and Bute - 3 - - 1
Perth and Kinross 0 2 £101,350 -
Perthshire -4 1 £50,500 -43.89%
North Lanarkshire -7 1 £32,500 -4.41% 1
Finance
UK

Finance
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 487 (17.02%) Apache Spark
2 114 (3.98%) Apache
3 104 (3.64%) Apache Airflow
4 102 (3.57%) FileNet
5 35 (1.22%) Confluence
6 32 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
7 29 (1.01%) Microsoft Exchange
8 21 (0.73%) GemFire
9 16 (0.56%) SharePoint
10 12 (0.42%) Camunda
11 11 (0.38%) CICS
12 10 (0.35%) Tomcat
13 9 (0.31%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.24%) SAS
15 4 (0.14%) Captiva
16 2 (0.070%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.070%) IIS
17 1 (0.035%) CMS
17 1 (0.035%) Office Communications Server
17 1 (0.035%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 47 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (0.84%) UserZoom
3 23 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
4 22 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (0.52%) Sketch
6 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.14%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.10%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.10%) InVision
9 1 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.035%) Trello
Business Applications
1 11 (0.38%) Endur
1 11 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
2 8 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.28%) NEC Housing
3 5 (0.17%) PlanetPress Connect
4 4 (0.14%) Salesforce CRM
5 1 (0.035%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.035%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.035%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.035%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.035%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.035%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.035%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.035%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.035%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1,044 (36.49%) AWS
2 202 (7.06%) Azure
3 116 (4.05%) Datadog
4 110 (3.84%) GCP
5 108 (3.77%) Amazon S3
6 89 (3.11%) Figma
7 67 (2.34%) SurveyMonkey
8 60 (2.10%) Amazon ECS
9 59 (2.06%) GitHub
10 55 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 52 (1.82%) Amazon EKS
12 51 (1.78%) Serverless
13 50 (1.75%) Microsoft 365
14 49 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
15 46 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
16 42 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
16 42 (1.47%) Amazon EMR
16 42 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
17 39 (1.36%) BlazeMeter
18 38 (1.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 82 (2.87%) Kerberos
2 25 (0.87%) Firewall
3 18 (0.63%) Broadband
3 18 (0.63%) Internet
4 14 (0.49%) IPsec
4 14 (0.49%) VPN
5 13 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.35%) DSL
6 10 (0.35%) SNMP
7 7 (0.24%) DHCP
7 7 (0.24%) DNS
8 6 (0.21%) HTTP
8 6 (0.21%) MQTT
8 6 (0.21%) WAN
8 6 (0.21%) Wireless
9 4 (0.14%) LAN
10 3 (0.10%) Software-Defined Radio
10 3 (0.10%) VoIP
11 2 (0.070%) Network Security
11 2 (0.070%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 585 (20.45%) NoSQL
2 405 (14.16%) Big Data
3 188 (6.57%) Hadoop
4 149 (5.21%) Apache Cassandra
5 148 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
6 105 (3.67%) Apache Hive
7 97 (3.39%) Relational Database
8 90 (3.15%) MongoDB
9 86 (3.01%) HBase
10 67 (2.34%) Metadata
11 63 (2.20%) Data Lake
12 43 (1.50%) Electronic Patient Records
13 39 (1.36%) Qlik Sense
14 38 (1.33%) CockroachDB
15 35 (1.22%) Power BI
16 34 (1.19%) SQL Server
17 32 (1.12%) DB2
18 30 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
19 28 (0.98%) MySQL
20 25 (0.87%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 280 (9.79%) Jenkins
2 207 (7.24%) JUnit
3 198 (6.92%) Git
4 112 (3.91%) JIRA
5 111 (3.88%) Jasmine
6 92 (3.22%) Cypress.io
7 79 (2.76%) Bitbucket Server
8 76 (2.66%) Bitbucket
9 69 (2.41%) Artifactory
10 66 (2.31%) Karma Test Runner
10 66 (2.31%) Maven
11 63 (2.20%) Selenium
12 60 (2.10%) Protractor
12 60 (2.10%) WebDriver
13 47 (1.64%) Mockito
14 29 (1.01%) JMeter
15 26 (0.91%) Cucumber
15 26 (0.91%) GitLab
16 25 (0.87%) Android Studio
17 23 (0.80%) CircleCI
General
1 2,285 (79.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 2,246 (78.50%) Law
3 1,276 (44.60%) Marketing
4 654 (22.86%) Legal
5 489 (17.09%) Banking
6 373 (13.04%) Social Skills
7 332 (11.60%) Investment Banking
8 219 (7.65%) Financial Institution
9 155 (5.42%) Influencing Skills
10 88 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
11 69 (2.41%) Presentation Skills
12 54 (1.89%) Public Sector
13 51 (1.78%) Private Banking
14 32 (1.12%) Social Science
15 31 (1.08%) Retail
16 27 (0.94%) Games
17 25 (0.87%) Organisational Skills
18 23 (0.80%) Manufacturing
18 23 (0.80%) Retail Banking
19 22 (0.77%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 1,761 (61.55%) Software Engineer
2 747 (26.11%) Lead
3 690 (24.12%) Java Engineer
4 685 (23.94%) Java Software Engineer
5 595 (20.80%) Lead Software Engineer
6 384 (13.42%) Senior
7 331 (11.57%) Big Data Engineer
7 331 (11.57%) Big Data Software Engineer
8 299 (10.45%) Python Engineer
8 299 (10.45%) Python Software Engineer
9 271 (9.47%) Full Stack Engineer
10 270 (9.44%) Full Stack Software Engineer
11 257 (8.98%) AWS Engineer
11 257 (8.98%) AWS Software Engineer
12 246 (8.60%) Lead Java Engineer
13 212 (7.41%) Data Engineer
14 203 (7.10%) Engineering Manager
15 192 (6.71%) Scala Engineer
15 192 (6.71%) Scala Software Engineer
16 188 (6.57%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 618 (21.60%) Spring
2 472 (16.50%) React
3 359 (12.55%) AngularJS
4 339 (11.85%) Kafka
5 306 (10.70%) Spring Boot
6 260 (9.09%) HTML
7 234 (8.18%) J2EE
8 229 (8.00%) CSS
9 210 (7.34%) JSON
10 192 (6.71%) Hibernate
11 183 (6.40%) Node.js
12 169 (5.91%) RESTful
13 166 (5.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 163 (5.70%) JMS
15 162 (5.66%) PySpark
16 145 (5.07%) jQuery
17 138 (4.82%) Web Services
18 127 (4.44%) GraphQL
19 107 (3.74%) XML
20 104 (3.64%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 820 (28.66%) Cloud Native
2 712 (24.89%) Algorithms
3 221 (7.72%) Public Cloud
4 164 (5.73%) Onboarding
5 157 (5.49%) Management Information System
6 126 (4.40%) Reference Data
7 119 (4.16%) Product Ownership
8 115 (4.02%) Market Risk
9 106 (3.70%) Data Structures
10 65 (2.27%) Enterprise Cloud
11 63 (2.20%) Distributed Applications
12 58 (2.03%) Credit Risk
13 34 (1.19%) Legacy Code
14 31 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 31 (1.08%) Private Cloud
15 24 (0.84%) Social Media
16 21 (0.73%) Distributed Systems
16 21 (0.73%) Replication
17 18 (0.63%) Virtual Team
18 16 (0.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 141 (4.93%) Unix
2 128 (4.47%) Linux
3 57 (1.99%) Windows
4 36 (1.26%) Windows Server
5 32 (1.12%) Android
6 11 (0.38%) Windows 10
7 10 (0.35%) Data ONTAP
8 6 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.14%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.070%) CentOS
10 2 (0.070%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.070%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.035%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,143 (74.90%) Agile
2 2,098 (73.33%) Software Engineering
3 1,853 (64.77%) SDLC
4 1,750 (61.17%) CI/CD
5 1,630 (56.97%) Operational Stability
6 1,242 (43.41%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1,233 (43.10%) Machine Learning
8 1,160 (40.55%) Community of Practice
9 789 (27.58%) Visualisation
10 781 (27.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 655 (22.89%) Risk Management
12 476 (16.64%) Decision-Making
13 441 (15.41%) Microservices
14 422 (14.75%) Continuous Delivery
15 386 (13.49%) Information Architecture
16 379 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
17 360 (12.58%) Architectural Design
18 339 (11.85%) Computer Science
19 329 (11.50%) Full Stack Development
20 264 (9.23%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1,452 (50.75%) Java
2 1,001 (34.99%) SQL
3 826 (28.87%) Python
4 322 (11.25%) JavaScript
5 263 (9.19%) Scala
6 192 (6.71%) TypeScript
7 131 (4.58%) PL/SQL
8 75 (2.62%) Go
9 65 (2.27%) Prolog
9 65 (2.27%) SPARQL
10 63 (2.20%) C#
11 38 (1.33%) Groovy
12 36 (1.26%) R
13 33 (1.15%) T-SQL
14 32 (1.12%) Kotlin
15 26 (0.91%) PowerShell
16 23 (0.80%) Shell Script
17 12 (0.42%) Ruby
18 11 (0.38%) COBOL
18 11 (0.38%) JCL
Qualifications
1 244 (8.53%) Degree
2 82 (2.87%) Master's Degree
3 51 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 45 (1.57%) PhD
5 21 (0.73%) AWS Certification
6 19 (0.66%) Security Cleared
7 18 (0.63%) ACCA
8 17 (0.59%) SC Cleared
9 15 (0.52%) DBS Check
10 13 (0.45%) CISA
11 11 (0.38%) CIMA
12 10 (0.35%) PMI Certification
13 9 (0.31%) CISSP
14 8 (0.28%) Azure Certification
15 7 (0.24%) CISM
15 7 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (0.21%) AAT
16 6 (0.21%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
16 6 (0.21%) PMP
17 3 (0.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (2.34%) Accessibility
2 55 (1.92%) QA
3 45 (1.57%) SLA
4 39 (1.36%) Data Quality
5 25 (0.87%) GDPR
5 25 (0.87%) PMO
6 24 (0.84%) Actionable Recommendations
7 12 (0.42%) NIST
8 11 (0.38%) ITGC
9 8 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (0.24%) IFRS
11 6 (0.21%) IFRS 9
11 6 (0.21%) WAI
12 3 (0.10%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.10%) SOC 2
12 3 (0.10%) WCAG
13 2 (0.070%) COSHH
13 2 (0.070%) DICOM
13 2 (0.070%) NCSC
13 2 (0.070%) SEPA
System Software
1 97 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 86 (3.01%) HDFS
3 82 (2.87%) Docker
4 26 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.38%) Time Sharing Option
6 9 (0.31%) Firmware
7 5 (0.17%) RACF
7 5 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.14%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.070%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.070%) Embedded Firmware
10 2 (0.070%) KVM
10 2 (0.070%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.070%) vSphere
10 2 (0.070%) Xen
Systems Management
1 348 (12.16%) Kubernetes
2 242 (8.46%) Terraform
3 163 (5.70%) Grafana
4 92 (3.22%) Prometheus
5 26 (0.91%) Ansible
5 26 (0.91%) ITRS Geneos
6 21 (0.73%) HAProxy
6 21 (0.73%) Kibana
6 21 (0.73%) Zipkin
7 10 (0.35%) vCenter Server
8 7 (0.24%) Graphite
9 5 (0.17%) Progress Chef
10 4 (0.14%) Istio
11 2 (0.070%) Microsoft Intune
12 1 (0.035%) Rancher
12 1 (0.035%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 355 (12.41%) Oracle
2 214 (7.48%) Databricks
3 171 (5.98%) Splunk
4 151 (5.28%) Dynatrace
5 138 (4.82%) Microsoft
6 84 (2.94%) Google
7 80 (2.80%) Informatica
8 56 (1.96%) Cloudera
8 56 (1.96%) Qualtrics
9 49 (1.71%) Alteryx
10 46 (1.61%) SAP
11 29 (1.01%) ServiceNow
12 28 (0.98%) VMware
13 18 (0.63%) CA
13 18 (0.63%) SaltStack
14 16 (0.56%) Atlassian
14 16 (0.56%) Pega
14 16 (0.56%) Sage
15 15 (0.52%) Sybase
16 14 (0.49%) Palo Alto