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

Financial
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 714 942 1073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 30.41% 32.38% 34.07%
As % of the General category 71.04% 68.51% 69.09%
Number of salaries quoted 462 481 661
Median salary £48,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.12% -1.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1005 1375 1553
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.80% 47.27% 49.32%
Number of salaries quoted 669 749 932
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,000 £67,500
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 April 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 April 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 0 357 £48,500 +2.10% 71
Glasgow 0 300 £47,500 +3.54% 27
West Lothian 0 14 £36,500 -43.84% 2
Aberdeen -1 8 £41,250 -8.33% 1
Falkirk +5 7 £50,000 -
Perth and Kinross 0 7 £60,000 +20.60%
Renfrewshire +5 4 £50,375 -
Stirling +5 3 £68,750 +61.76%
North Lanarkshire +7 2 £35,500 -
Dundee +2 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Fife -1 1 £27,500 - 1
Inverclyde - 1 £34,000 -
Highlands - 1 - -
Finance
UK

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 405 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
2 291 (21.73%) SQL
3 286 (21.36%) Java
4 234 (17.48%) C#
5 215 (16.06%) .NET
6 208 (15.53%) Degree
7 203 (15.16%) Microsoft
8 192 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
9 190 (14.19%) SQL Server
10 187 (13.97%) Banking
11 184 (13.74%) Project Management
12 149 (11.13%) Oracle
13 144 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
14 139 (10.38%) JavaScript
15 124 (9.26%) Relational Database
16 121 (9.04%) MVC
17 120 (8.96%) HTML
18 115 (8.59%) Analytics
19 112 (8.36%) ASP.NET
20 111 (8.29%) CSS
21 103 (7.69%) TDD
22 100 (7.47%) AngularJS
23 99 (7.39%) Python
23 99 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
24 94 (7.02%) Scrum
25 90 (6.72%) Windows
26 88 (6.57%) XML
27 84 (6.27%) Risk Management
28 82 (6.12%) Linux
29 81 (6.05%) OO

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 74 (5.53%) SAS
2 19 (1.42%) Apache Pig
2 19 (1.42%) Apache Spark
2 19 (1.42%) CMS
3 16 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (1.19%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.05%) WebSphere
5 13 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
6 12 (0.90%) JBoss
7 10 (0.75%) IIS
7 10 (0.75%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.52%) CICS
9 6 (0.45%) Drupal
9 6 (0.45%) MQSeries
9 6 (0.45%) WordPress
10 5 (0.37%) Alfresco
10 5 (0.37%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.30%) Apache
11 4 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 70 (5.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (2.69%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (1.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 18 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.30%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.075%) Maya
8 1 (0.075%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.67%) SAP CO
1 9 (0.67%) SAP FI
1 9 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.60%) SAP FI-AP
2 8 (0.60%) SAP FI-AR
2 8 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
3 7 (0.52%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.52%) Sonata
4 6 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.22%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.90%) Office 365
4 11 (0.82%) PaaS
4 11 (0.82%) SaaS
5 9 (0.67%) iPaaS
6 8 (0.60%) IaaS
7 7 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.37%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.30%) MailChimp
11 2 (0.15%) GitHub
11 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.075%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.075%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 56 (4.18%) Firewall
2 31 (2.32%) Network Security
3 25 (1.87%) Internet
4 23 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 21 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (1.05%) GoToMeeting
6 14 (1.05%) LAN
6 14 (1.05%) WAN
7 12 (0.90%) DNS
7 12 (0.90%) SAN
8 8 (0.60%) LDAP
9 6 (0.45%) DMZ
10 5 (0.37%) DHCP
10 5 (0.37%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.30%) SSL
12 3 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.22%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (0.22%) Cisco PIX
12 3 (0.22%) HTTP
12 3 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (14.19%) SQL Server
2 124 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 74 (5.53%) RDBMS
4 63 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
5 62 (4.63%) Big Data
6 56 (4.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 55 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 51 (3.81%) Hadoop
9 35 (2.61%) Apache Hive
10 31 (2.32%) Oracle Database
11 26 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
12 23 (1.72%) Data Mining
12 23 (1.72%) DB2
13 15 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
13 15 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
14 13 (0.97%) HBase
14 13 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
16 10 (0.75%) MongoDB
16 10 (0.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 73 (5.45%) Git (software)
2 55 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (3.29%) JIRA
3 44 (3.29%) Visual Studio
4 36 (2.69%) Axure RP
5 31 (2.32%) Selenium
6 28 (2.09%) Jenkins
7 24 (1.79%) Bitbucket
8 22 (1.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 19 (1.42%) PowerBuilder
10 17 (1.27%) SpecFlow
11 15 (1.12%) Maven
11 15 (1.12%) NUnit
12 14 (1.05%) WebDriver
13 13 (0.97%) JUnit
14 12 (0.90%) gulp
15 11 (0.82%) Bower
15 11 (0.82%) Cucumber
15 11 (0.82%) ERwin
16 10 (0.75%) Moq
General
1 187 (13.97%) Banking
2 81 (6.05%) Retail
3 40 (2.99%) Retail Banking
4 36 (2.69%) Legal
5 30 (2.24%) Marketing
6 18 (1.34%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.19%) Advertising
8 15 (1.12%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.12%) Telecoms
9 11 (0.82%) Back Office
10 10 (0.75%) Games
10 10 (0.75%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.67%) Billing
11 9 (0.67%) Law
12 8 (0.60%) Publishing
13 7 (0.52%) Local Government
14 5 (0.37%) Front Office
15 4 (0.30%) Private Banking
16 3 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 418 (31.22%) Developer
2 220 (16.43%) Analyst
3 113 (8.44%) Java Developer
4 104 (7.77%) Consultant
5 102 (7.62%) Senior Developer
6 80 (5.97%) Project Manager
7 77 (5.75%) Architect
8 68 (5.08%) C# Developer
9 66 (4.93%) .NET Developer
10 60 (4.48%) Designer
11 53 (3.96%) Business Analyst
12 50 (3.73%) SQL Developer
13 43 (3.21%) Senior Consultant
14 42 (3.14%) UX Designer
15 37 (2.76%) Python Developer
16 35 (2.61%) IT Manager
16 35 (2.61%) Senior Java Developer
16 35 (2.61%) Software Developer
17 34 (2.54%) C# .NET Developer
17 34 (2.54%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (16.06%) .NET
2 120 (8.96%) HTML
3 112 (8.36%) ASP.NET
4 111 (8.29%) CSS
5 100 (7.47%) AngularJS
6 88 (6.57%) XML
7 56 (4.18%) Spring
8 52 (3.88%) HTML5
9 49 (3.66%) .NET Framework
9 49 (3.66%) ASP.NET MVC
10 44 (3.29%) Web Services
11 43 (3.21%) J2EE
12 42 (3.14%) CSS3
12 42 (3.14%) jQuery
13 37 (2.76%) Ember.js
14 35 (2.61%) Hibernate
14 35 (2.61%) Node.js
15 30 (2.24%) SOAP
16 26 (1.94%) JSON
16 26 (1.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 192 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
2 74 (5.53%) User Experience
3 46 (3.44%) Greenfield Project
4 44 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
5 43 (3.21%) Computer Science
6 35 (2.61%) Fintech
7 32 (2.39%) Credit Risk
7 32 (2.39%) Management Information System
8 31 (2.32%) Client/Server
9 27 (2.02%) Data Centre
10 22 (1.64%) Data Structures
10 22 (1.64%) Hedge funds
11 17 (1.27%) Mainframe
11 17 (1.27%) Virtual Team
12 16 (1.19%) Reference Data
13 14 (1.05%) Robotics
14 13 (0.97%) Mobile App
15 12 (0.90%) Market Risk
16 11 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
17 8 (0.60%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 90 (6.72%) Windows
2 82 (6.12%) Linux
3 70 (5.23%) Unix
4 32 (2.39%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.67%) Android
7 9 (0.67%) Solaris
8 8 (0.60%) AIX
8 8 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (0.60%) zOS
9 7 (0.52%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.30%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.30%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.30%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.075%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.075%) MVS
12 1 (0.075%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (13.74%) Project Management
3 144 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 121 (9.04%) MVC
5 115 (8.59%) Analytics
6 103 (7.69%) TDD
7 99 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
8 94 (7.02%) Scrum
9 84 (6.27%) Risk Management
10 81 (6.05%) OO
11 77 (5.75%) Mentoring
12 73 (5.45%) SDLC
13 61 (4.56%) Change Management
13 61 (4.56%) Continuous Integration
13 61 (4.56%) ITIL
14 56 (4.18%) Business Analysis
14 56 (4.18%) SOA
15 55 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
16 53 (3.96%) Software Engineering
17 50 (3.73%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 291 (21.73%) SQL
2 286 (21.36%) Java
3 234 (17.48%) C#
4 139 (10.38%) JavaScript
5 99 (7.39%) Python
6 60 (4.48%) PL/SQL
7 44 (3.29%) C++
8 41 (3.06%) PowerShell
9 32 (2.39%) VBA
10 30 (2.24%) T-SQL
10 30 (2.24%) VB.NET
11 28 (2.09%) Perl
12 26 (1.94%) Shell Script
13 21 (1.57%) R
14 19 (1.42%) VB
15 17 (1.27%) PHP
16 12 (0.90%) C
16 12 (0.90%) Scala
17 10 (0.75%) JCL
18 9 (0.67%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 208 (15.53%) Degree
2 27 (2.02%) ISEB
3 17 (1.27%) CISSP
4 14 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (0.90%) CCNP
6 12 (0.90%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.75%) ACCA
7 10 (0.75%) CISA
8 9 (0.67%) CIMA
8 9 (0.67%) CISM
9 7 (0.52%) CCSA
9 7 (0.52%) CCSE
9 7 (0.52%) CCSP
10 6 (0.45%) IIBA
10 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.45%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.37%) CBAP
11 5 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (0.30%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (2.84%) PMO
2 22 (1.64%) Basel III
2 22 (1.64%) QA
3 15 (1.12%) SLA
4 14 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.75%) COBIT
6 6 (0.45%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.30%) MiFID
7 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.22%) EMIR
8 3 (0.22%) GDPR
8 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.15%) IFRS
9 2 (0.15%) SEPA
10 1 (0.075%) UCITS
System Software
1 34 (2.54%) Active Directory
2 33 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.67%) Docker
3 9 (0.67%) Hyper-V
3 9 (0.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 9 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.60%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.45%) Time Sharing Option
6 5 (0.37%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.37%) HDFS
6 5 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.30%) Firmware
7 4 (0.30%) NFS
7 4 (0.30%) RACF
7 4 (0.30%) Samba
7 4 (0.30%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.22%) XenApp
9 2 (0.15%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 2 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (1.05%) Ambari
1 14 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
1 14 (1.05%) SCCM
2 8 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.52%) FortiGate
3 7 (0.52%) Nagios
4 5 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
4 5 (0.37%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.37%) Mesos
5 4 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.30%) Puppet
6 3 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.15%) Ansible
7 2 (0.15%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 2 (0.15%) OMEGAMON
7 2 (0.15%) zSecure
8 1 (0.075%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.075%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.075%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 203 (15.16%) Microsoft
2 149 (11.13%) Oracle
3 41 (3.06%) VMware
4 38 (2.84%) Splunk
5 37 (2.76%) Adobe
6 29 (2.17%) IBM
7 24 (1.79%) Perforce
7 24 (1.79%) Tableau
8 22 (1.64%) Cisco
8 22 (1.64%) Teradata
9 21 (1.57%) Red Hat
9 21 (1.57%) SAP
10 19 (1.42%) HP
11 15 (1.12%) CheckPoint
12 14 (1.05%) Sitecore
13 13 (0.97%) Cognos
14 12 (0.90%) F5
14 12 (0.90%) Symantec
15 11 (0.82%) MicroStrategy
16 10 (0.75%) Informatica
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