Period
to 23 October 2017

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 6 months to 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 1475 1645 2138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 26.57% 31.37% 33.50%
As % of the General category 64.33% 70.24% 69.35%
Number of salaries quoted 879 845 1256
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2293 2342 3083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 41.31% 44.66% 48.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1233 1794
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £68,000
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - -

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 23 October 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 6 months to 23 October 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh 0 819 £50,000 - 55
Glasgow -1 555 £50,000 +11.11% 26
Aberdeen +1 28 £40,000 -11.11%
West Lothian +6 20 £26,000 -15.45%
Stirling +9 15 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Renfrewshire +11 7 £40,000 +75.82%
Fife +5 5 £55,000 +69.23%
Aberdeenshire 0 3 £47,500 -
Dundee -10 3 £40,000 - 2
West Dunbartonshire - 3 £44,000 -
Highlands - 3 £57,500 - 1
Falkirk +3 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Inverclyde -1 2 £37,000 -43.08%
North Lanarkshire -7 2 £39,500 -18.97%
South Lanarkshire - 1 £26,000 -
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 424 (28.75%) SQL
2 350 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
3 346 (23.46%) Banking
4 281 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 268 (18.17%) Java
6 243 (16.47%) Business Intelligence
7 234 (15.86%) Analytical Skills
8 216 (14.64%) Microsoft
9 186 (12.61%) Infrastructure Management
10 180 (12.20%) Degree
11 172 (11.66%) Oracle
12 158 (10.71%) C#
13 153 (10.37%) JavaScript
14 149 (10.10%) SQL Server
15 147 (9.97%) SAS
16 146 (9.90%) .NET
17 141 (9.56%) Mentoring
18 138 (9.36%) Project Management
19 130 (8.81%) Analytics
20 118 (8.00%) HTML
21 115 (7.80%) ITIL
21 115 (7.80%) Data Management
22 113 (7.66%) Retail Banking
23 112 (7.59%) Python
24 106 (7.19%) Windows
24 106 (7.19%) CSS
25 93 (6.31%) Scrum
26 92 (6.24%) Teradata
27 90 (6.10%) SDLC
28 89 (6.03%) TDD

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
1 147 (9.97%) SAS
2 29 (1.97%) SharePoint
3 25 (1.69%) Apache Spark
4 19 (1.29%) Tomcat
5 15 (1.02%) WebSphere
6 14 (0.95%) IIS
6 14 (0.95%) MS Exchange
7 13 (0.88%) JBoss
8 11 (0.75%) CMS
9 10 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (0.61%) Confluence
11 7 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.47%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (0.41%) Apache
12 6 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
12 6 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.34%) Drupal
13 5 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 41 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.41%) SPSS
6 5 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.14%) InVision
7 2 (0.14%) Mingle
7 2 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.068%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 25 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (1.29%) SAP BPC
3 13 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
6 9 (0.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 9 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.41%) Eloqua
7 6 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.34%) Sonata
9 4 (0.27%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.27%) SAP SCM
9 4 (0.27%) SAP SRM
9 4 (0.27%) SAP WM
10 3 (0.20%) SAP HCM
10 3 (0.20%) SAP HR
10 3 (0.20%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 47 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.36%) Office 365
4 11 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.61%) Mimecast
5 9 (0.61%) SaaS
6 8 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
6 8 (0.54%) GitHub
7 5 (0.34%) IaaS
8 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.20%) npm
8 3 (0.20%) PaaS
9 2 (0.14%) IBM Blueworks
9 2 (0.14%) Slack
9 2 (0.14%) Trello
10 1 (0.068%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.068%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.31%) Firewall
2 26 (1.76%) SAN
3 19 (1.29%) Internet
4 18 (1.22%) WAN
5 17 (1.15%) LAN
6 13 (0.88%) DNS
6 13 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 11 (0.75%) Ethernet
8 10 (0.68%) DHCP
8 10 (0.68%) IP Telephony
8 10 (0.68%) Network Security
9 9 (0.61%) TCP/IP
10 8 (0.54%) SSL
11 7 (0.47%) VoIP
12 5 (0.34%) BGP
12 5 (0.34%) BIG-IP
12 5 (0.34%) HTTP
12 5 (0.34%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.27%) SSH
13 4 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 87 (5.90%) Big Data
3 80 (5.42%) Relational Database
4 60 (4.07%) Base SAS
4 60 (4.07%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 58 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 56 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 49 (3.32%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 47 (3.19%) Data Mining
9 44 (2.98%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 36 (2.44%) Hadoop
10 36 (2.44%) RDBMS
11 34 (2.31%) MongoDB
12 30 (2.03%) QlikView
13 29 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
14 26 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (1.15%) BODI
15 17 (1.15%) Oracle Database
15 17 (1.15%) Oracle OWB
16 15 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 44 (2.98%) Git (software)
2 43 (2.92%) ProC
3 38 (2.58%) Visual Studio
4 35 (2.37%) JIRA
5 32 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (1.97%) Cucumber
7 25 (1.69%) SpecFlow
8 21 (1.42%) Jenkins
9 20 (1.36%) Maven
9 20 (1.36%) Selenium
10 18 (1.22%) JUnit
11 17 (1.15%) Subversion
12 16 (1.08%) HP UFT
13 13 (0.88%) FitNesse
13 13 (0.88%) TeamCity
14 8 (0.54%) Log4j
15 7 (0.47%) IntelliJ
16 5 (0.34%) Eclipse
16 5 (0.34%) GoCD
16 5 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
General
1 346 (23.46%) Banking
2 113 (7.66%) Retail Banking
3 51 (3.46%) Marketing
4 41 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 40 (2.71%) Legal
6 33 (2.24%) Telecoms
7 30 (2.03%) Retail
8 23 (1.56%) Investment Banking
9 21 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.15%) Electronics
11 16 (1.08%) Law
12 12 (0.81%) Advertising
12 12 (0.81%) Front Office
13 9 (0.61%) Automotive
13 9 (0.61%) Back Office
14 6 (0.41%) Publishing
15 4 (0.27%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.27%) Prime Brokerage
16 3 (0.20%) Billing
16 3 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 339 (22.98%) Developer
2 315 (21.36%) Analyst
3 204 (13.83%) Consultant
4 134 (9.08%) Business Analyst
5 107 (7.25%) Java Developer
6 75 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
7 72 (4.88%) Project Manager
8 71 (4.81%) Data Analyst
9 70 (4.75%) Senior Developer
10 68 (4.61%) SQL Analyst
11 64 (4.34%) SAS Consultant
12 61 (4.14%) Architect
13 50 (3.39%) C# Developer
13 50 (3.39%) Technical Analyst
14 49 (3.32%) Technical Business Analyst
15 46 (3.12%) JavaScript Developer
16 43 (2.92%) Software Developer
17 41 (2.78%) Senior Manager
18 40 (2.71%) IT Manager
18 40 (2.71%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (9.90%) .NET
2 118 (8.00%) HTML
3 106 (7.19%) CSS
4 78 (5.29%) Spring
5 62 (4.20%) AngularJS
6 55 (3.73%) HTML5
7 49 (3.32%) Node.js
8 46 (3.12%) ASP.NET
8 46 (3.12%) jQuery
8 46 (3.12%) Web Services
9 43 (2.92%) JSON
10 40 (2.71%) J2EE
11 39 (2.64%) Ember.js
11 39 (2.64%) XML
12 38 (2.58%) Hibernate
13 36 (2.44%) REST
14 33 (2.24%) CSS3
15 32 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
16 24 (1.63%) .NET Framework
16 24 (1.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 234 (15.86%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (5.76%) Computer Science
3 60 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
4 36 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 29 (1.97%) Data Structures
6 28 (1.90%) Management Information System
7 27 (1.83%) Client/Server
8 26 (1.76%) Robotics
9 22 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (1.42%) User Experience
11 20 (1.36%) Credit Risk
12 18 (1.22%) PMI
12 18 (1.22%) Virtual Team
13 17 (1.15%) Clustering
14 16 (1.08%) Mainframe
15 14 (0.95%) Replication
16 12 (0.81%) Fintech
17 9 (0.61%) Equities
17 9 (0.61%) Online Banking
18 8 (0.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 106 (7.19%) Windows
2 73 (4.95%) Unix
3 72 (4.88%) Linux
4 43 (2.92%) Windows Server
5 33 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (1.29%) AIX
9 12 (0.81%) Windows 10
10 11 (0.75%) Android
11 6 (0.41%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.27%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.27%) Solaris
13 3 (0.20%) Tru64
13 3 (0.20%) VxWorks
13 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.068%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.068%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.068%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.068%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 243 (16.47%) Business Intelligence
4 186 (12.61%) Infrastructure Management
5 141 (9.56%) Mentoring
6 138 (9.36%) Project Management
7 130 (8.81%) Analytics
8 115 (7.80%) Data Management
8 115 (7.80%) ITIL
9 93 (6.31%) Scrum
10 90 (6.10%) SDLC
11 89 (6.03%) TDD
12 77 (5.22%) OO
13 73 (4.95%) People Management
14 71 (4.81%) Test Automation
15 68 (4.61%) Risk Management
16 67 (4.54%) Change Management
16 67 (4.54%) Coaching
16 67 (4.54%) User Acceptance Testing
17 64 (4.34%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 424 (28.75%) SQL
2 268 (18.17%) Java
3 158 (10.71%) C#
4 153 (10.37%) JavaScript
5 112 (7.59%) Python
6 53 (3.59%) C++
6 53 (3.59%) PowerShell
7 47 (3.19%) PL/SQL
8 44 (2.98%) SAS Macro
9 43 (2.92%) PROC SQL
10 32 (2.17%) T-SQL
11 30 (2.03%) C
12 28 (1.90%) Perl
13 24 (1.63%) PHP
14 17 (1.15%) R
15 15 (1.02%) VB
16 13 (0.88%) MATLAB
17 12 (0.81%) VB.NET
18 11 (0.75%) Shell Script
18 11 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 180 (12.20%) Degree
2 28 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (1.63%) PMI Certification
4 23 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (1.36%) CISSP
5 20 (1.36%) ISEB
6 14 (0.95%) CISM
7 13 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
10 9 (0.61%) MCSE
11 8 (0.54%) MBA
11 8 (0.54%) Security Cleared
12 7 (0.47%) CCNP
12 7 (0.47%) CISA
12 7 (0.47%) PMP
13 6 (0.41%) ACCA
13 6 (0.41%) CASP
13 6 (0.41%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.12%) SLA
2 30 (2.03%) QA
3 18 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.15%) PMO
5 15 (1.02%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.75%) IFRS
7 10 (0.68%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.68%) GDPR
8 4 (0.27%) DO-254
9 3 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
9 3 (0.20%) EMIR
9 3 (0.20%) MiFID
9 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.14%) Basel III
10 2 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.14%) IFRS 9
10 2 (0.14%) MISRA
11 1 (0.068%) Basel II
11 1 (0.068%) COBIT
11 1 (0.068%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 46 (3.12%) Active Directory
2 27 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (1.36%) Docker
5 15 (1.02%) vSphere
6 12 (0.81%) Firmware
6 12 (0.81%) RHEV
7 11 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.41%) XenApp
9 5 (0.34%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.20%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.14%) LXC
12 2 (0.14%) OpenAM
12 2 (0.14%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.068%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.068%) HDFS
13 1 (0.068%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.068%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 37 (2.51%) SCCM
2 32 (2.17%) Ansible
3 25 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (1.36%) Puppet
5 15 (1.02%) SCOM
6 13 (0.88%) Nagios
7 12 (0.81%) Control-M
7 12 (0.81%) Rundeck
7 12 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (0.41%) HAProxy
8 6 (0.41%) WSUS
9 5 (0.34%) Graphite
9 5 (0.34%) Icinga
9 5 (0.34%) Rancher
10 4 (0.27%) Ambari
10 4 (0.27%) Perfmon
11 3 (0.20%) logstash
11 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (0.14%) HockeyApp
12 2 (0.14%) Kibana
Vendors
1 216 (14.64%) Microsoft
2 172 (11.66%) Oracle
3 92 (6.24%) Teradata
4 54 (3.66%) Cognos
5 51 (3.46%) SAP
6 50 (3.39%) VMware
7 45 (3.05%) Informatica
8 39 (2.64%) Tableau
9 37 (2.51%) MicroStrategy
10 33 (2.24%) IBM
11 24 (1.63%) Cisco
12 23 (1.56%) Citrix
13 20 (1.36%) F5
14 19 (1.29%) Red Hat
15 18 (1.22%) EMC
16 17 (1.15%) HP
17 15 (1.02%) Splunk
18 9 (0.61%) CheckPoint
18 9 (0.61%) iManage
18 9 (0.61%) MobileIron