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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 766 959 1095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 28.22% 33.46% 35.13%
As % of the General category 64.70% 72.76% 70.87%
Number of salaries quoted 470 424 666
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 £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% -  

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 1318 1545
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 43.63% 45.99% 49.57%
Number of salaries quoted 768 634 924
Median salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
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 27 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 27 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 0 393 £50,000 - 82
Glasgow -1 317 £52,000 +9.47% 50
Aberdeen +2 12 £45,000 - 4
West Lothian +4 10 £31,250 -30.55% 2
Fife +8 5 £55,000 +100.00%
Falkirk +5 5 £50,000 -9.09%
Perth and Kinross - 5 £60,000 - 1
Stirling +8 4 £45,000 -18.18% 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 27 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.

1 397 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
2 356 (24.12%) SQL
3 330 (22.36%) Java
4 259 (17.55%) Banking
5 237 (16.06%) Degree
6 228 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
7 220 (14.91%) Microsoft
8 214 (14.50%) C#
9 209 (14.16%) .NET
10 207 (14.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 191 (12.94%) SQL Server
12 188 (12.74%) Project Management
13 168 (11.38%) Oracle
14 148 (10.03%) JavaScript
15 147 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
16 135 (9.15%) Analytics
17 133 (9.01%) Relational Database
18 126 (8.54%) Python
19 121 (8.20%) HTML
20 116 (7.86%) CSS
21 115 (7.79%) MVC
22 113 (7.66%) Mentoring
23 109 (7.38%) SAS
24 105 (7.11%) ASP.NET
25 103 (6.98%) Retail
25 103 (6.98%) TDD
26 102 (6.91%) AngularJS
27 101 (6.84%) Risk Management
28 99 (6.71%) OO
29 95 (6.44%) 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
1 109 (7.38%) SAS
2 27 (1.83%) Apache Spark
3 24 (1.63%) CMS
4 22 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.08%) Apache Pig
6 15 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
7 14 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (0.81%) MS Exchange
8 12 (0.81%) WebSphere
9 11 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (0.68%) IIS
10 10 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (0.61%) Drupal
11 9 (0.61%) WordPress
12 8 (0.54%) JBoss
12 8 (0.54%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.41%) Content Management Server
13 6 (0.41%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.34%) Alfresco
14 5 (0.34%) CICS
Applications
1 81 (5.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (2.51%) 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 5 (0.34%) SPSS
7 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.75%) 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 (0.41%) Eloqua
6 6 (0.41%) Unit4 Business World
7 5 (0.34%) Markit EDM
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%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (0.14%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.22%) Office 365
4 12 (0.81%) SaaS
5 11 (0.75%) 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 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.14%) IaaS
11 1 (0.068%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.068%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.068%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.068%) GitHub
11 1 (0.068%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.30%) Firewall
2 22 (1.49%) Internet
3 21 (1.42%) Network Security
4 20 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 20 (1.36%) SAN
5 13 (0.88%) LAN
5 13 (0.88%) WAN
6 11 (0.75%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.68%) DMZ
8 9 (0.61%) GoToMeeting
9 8 (0.54%) DNS
10 5 (0.34%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.34%) LDAP
11 4 (0.27%) SSL
12 3 (0.20%) DHCP
12 3 (0.20%) Wireshark
13 2 (0.14%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.14%) Cisco PIX
13 2 (0.14%) HTTP
13 2 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 133 (9.01%) Relational Database
3 94 (6.37%) Big Data
4 75 (5.08%) RDBMS
5 72 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 68 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 54 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
8 53 (3.59%) Hadoop
9 34 (2.30%) Apache Hive
10 30 (2.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 30 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 29 (1.96%) Base SAS
12 27 (1.83%) Data Mining
13 26 (1.76%) SAS Visual Analytics
14 25 (1.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
15 23 (1.56%) HBase
15 23 (1.56%) QlikView
16 21 (1.42%) MongoDB
16 21 (1.42%) Oracle Database
17 19 (1.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 63 (4.27%) Git (software)
2 45 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (2.85%) JIRA
4 36 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 27 (1.83%) Jenkins
6 25 (1.69%) Bitbucket
7 24 (1.63%) Axure RP
8 22 (1.49%) Maven
9 21 (1.42%) ProC
10 19 (1.29%) JUnit
11 15 (1.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 15 (1.02%) Cucumber
12 13 (0.88%) Selenium
13 11 (0.75%) Eclipse
13 11 (0.75%) SpecFlow
14 9 (0.61%) Subversion
15 8 (0.54%) HP UFT
16 7 (0.47%) ERwin
16 7 (0.47%) PowerBuilder
17 6 (0.41%) FitNesse
General
1 259 (17.55%) Banking
2 103 (6.98%) Retail
3 57 (3.86%) Retail Banking
4 46 (3.12%) Marketing
5 37 (2.51%) Legal
6 28 (1.90%) Financial Institution
6 28 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 20 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.02%) Advertising
9 13 (0.88%) Investment Banking
10 12 (0.81%) Back Office
10 12 (0.81%) Front Office
11 9 (0.61%) Law
12 8 (0.54%) Electronics
12 8 (0.54%) Local Government
12 8 (0.54%) Publishing
13 5 (0.34%) Billing
13 5 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.27%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 442 (29.95%) Developer
2 237 (16.06%) Analyst
3 139 (9.42%) Consultant
4 125 (8.47%) Java Developer
5 98 (6.64%) Senior Developer
6 82 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 78 (5.28%) Architect
8 77 (5.22%) Business Analyst
9 73 (4.95%) C# Developer
10 67 (4.54%) .NET Developer
11 56 (3.79%) SQL Developer
12 49 (3.32%) Senior Analyst
13 48 (3.25%) Designer
14 47 (3.18%) Senior Java Developer
15 44 (2.98%) Senior Consultant
16 43 (2.91%) SAS Consultant
17 42 (2.85%) Applications Developer
18 41 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
18 41 (2.78%) Python Developer
19 39 (2.64%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (14.16%) .NET
2 121 (8.20%) HTML
3 116 (7.86%) CSS
4 105 (7.11%) ASP.NET
5 102 (6.91%) AngularJS
6 84 (5.69%) XML
7 73 (4.95%) Spring
8 61 (4.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 56 (3.79%) jQuery
10 54 (3.66%) HTML5
10 54 (3.66%) J2EE
11 48 (3.25%) Ember.js
12 47 (3.18%) Web Services
13 43 (2.91%) Hibernate
13 43 (2.91%) Node.js
14 41 (2.78%) .NET Framework
15 40 (2.71%) JSON
16 39 (2.64%) CSS3
17 30 (2.03%) SOAP
18 22 (1.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 228 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (4.81%) Computer Science
2 71 (4.81%) Greenfield Project
3 53 (3.59%) User Experience
4 42 (2.85%) Client/Server
5 40 (2.71%) Credit Risk
6 35 (2.37%) Fintech
7 33 (2.24%) Data Centre
8 32 (2.17%) Data Structures
8 32 (2.17%) Management Information System
9 29 (1.96%) Robotics
10 25 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (1.49%) Hedge funds
12 15 (1.02%) Mainframe
13 13 (0.88%) PMI
14 12 (0.81%) Reference Data
14 12 (0.81%) Virtual Team
15 11 (0.75%) Market Risk
16 10 (0.68%) Replication
17 9 (0.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 72 (4.88%) Linux
2 69 (4.67%) Windows
3 67 (4.54%) Unix
4 25 (1.69%) Windows Server
5 20 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.88%) AIX
9 12 (0.81%) Android
10 8 (0.54%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.34%) Windows 2000
11 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.20%) Solaris
12 3 (0.20%) zOS
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.068%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.068%) MVS
14 1 (0.068%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (14.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 188 (12.74%) Project Management
4 147 (9.96%) Business Intelligence
5 135 (9.15%) Analytics
6 115 (7.79%) MVC
7 113 (7.66%) Mentoring
8 103 (6.98%) TDD
9 101 (6.84%) Risk Management
10 99 (6.71%) OO
11 95 (6.44%) ITIL
12 82 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
13 80 (5.42%) Scrum
14 75 (5.08%) SDLC
15 69 (4.67%) Change Management
16 65 (4.40%) Business Analysis
17 64 (4.34%) Machine Learning
18 62 (4.20%) Software Engineering
19 58 (3.93%) SOA
20 57 (3.86%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 356 (24.12%) SQL
2 330 (22.36%) Java
3 214 (14.50%) C#
4 148 (10.03%) JavaScript
5 126 (8.54%) Python
6 61 (4.13%) C++
7 58 (3.93%) PL/SQL
8 40 (2.71%) T-SQL
9 35 (2.37%) PowerShell
10 34 (2.30%) VBA
11 31 (2.10%) Perl
12 28 (1.90%) VB.NET
13 26 (1.76%) PHP
13 26 (1.76%) R
14 24 (1.63%) C
15 23 (1.56%) VB
16 22 (1.49%) SAS Macro
17 21 (1.42%) PROC SQL
18 18 (1.22%) Shell Script
19 16 (1.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 237 (16.06%) Degree
2 23 (1.56%) CISSP
3 22 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 17 (1.15%) ISEB
5 16 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
6 13 (0.88%) PMI Certification
7 12 (0.81%) ACCA
7 12 (0.81%) CISM
7 12 (0.81%) Master's Degree
8 11 (0.75%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.68%) 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%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.51%) SLA
2 34 (2.30%) PMO
3 22 (1.49%) Basel III
4 14 (0.95%) 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%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.20%) IFRS
8 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.14%) EMIR
9 2 (0.14%) GDPR
9 2 (0.14%) MiFID
9 2 (0.14%) SEPA
10 1 (0.068%) Basel II
10 1 (0.068%) GAAP
10 1 (0.068%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 34 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 24 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (0.68%) RHEV
5 9 (0.61%) Docker
5 9 (0.61%) Firmware
5 9 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.41%) XenApp
7 5 (0.34%) HDFS
7 5 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (0.34%) vSphere
8 4 (0.27%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 4 (0.27%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.20%) RACF
9 3 (0.20%) Time Sharing Option
10 1 (0.068%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.068%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (1.08%) SCCM
3 15 (1.02%) 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 5 (0.34%) Ansible
7 5 (0.34%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.20%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.14%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.14%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.14%) Rancher
9 2 (0.14%) zSecure
10 1 (0.068%) SCOM
10 1 (0.068%) WSUS
Vendors
1 220 (14.91%) Microsoft
2 168 (11.38%) Oracle
3 41 (2.78%) Tableau
4 39 (2.64%) Teradata
5 32 (2.17%) IBM
5 32 (2.17%) Splunk
5 32 (2.17%) VMware
6 26 (1.76%) Adobe
6 26 (1.76%) Perforce
7 25 (1.69%) SAP
8 24 (1.63%) Cognos
9 23 (1.56%) Red Hat
10 16 (1.08%) F5
10 16 (1.08%) Informatica
10 16 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
11 15 (1.02%) Sitecore
12 14 (0.95%) Citrix
13 13 (0.88%) Cisco
13 13 (0.88%) HP
14 12 (0.81%) EMC
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