The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 8 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 14 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 19.44% 14.55% 16.67%
As % of the General category 53.85% 44.44% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 5
Median salary £35,250 £65,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.76% +62.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £65,000 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £65,000 £40,900
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 West Lothian with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Lothian
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 26 18 23
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 36.11% 32.73% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 8
Median salary £36,500 £41,250 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.51% +7.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,250 £34,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,150 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

Finance
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for Finance in West Lothian

Finance
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in West Lothian over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in West Lothian

Finance
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Livingston -3 14 £35,250 -45.76% 2
Finance
Scotland

Finance
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for Finance.

1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) .NET
3 7 (46.67%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
4 6 (40.00%) WCF
4 6 (40.00%) MVC
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Banking
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (26.67%) jQuery
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) Service Management
6 3 (20.00%) SQLBase
6 3 (20.00%) Local Government
6 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) ISO 9001
6 3 (20.00%) SLA
6 3 (20.00%) VB
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (20.00%) SQLBase
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 3 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) .NET
1 7 (46.67%) ASP.NET
2 6 (40.00%) WCF
3 4 (26.67%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
5 1 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (6.67%) CSS3
5 1 (6.67%) HTML
5 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) MVC
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) SDLC
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) OOD
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
4 3 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) Assembly Language
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) Delphi
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Firmware
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
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