Period
to 31 May 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 342 609 535
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 25.13% 23.25% 20.27%
As % of the General category 61.84% 63.31% 56.38%
Number of salaries quoted 186 396 312
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,750 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,031 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 553 962 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 40.63% 36.73% 35.95%
Number of salaries quoted 289 613 616
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £74,625 £73,750
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year - -3.06% +8.89%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Edinburgh

Finance
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Finance in Edinburgh

Finance
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Finance in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Finance.

1 109 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (22.81%) SQL
3 64 (18.71%) Banking
4 60 (17.54%) JavaScript
4 60 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
5 57 (16.67%) Azure
6 55 (16.08%) Java
7 51 (14.91%) AWS
7 51 (14.91%) DevOps
8 49 (14.33%) Windows
9 46 (13.45%) Microsoft
10 44 (12.87%) React
11 43 (12.57%) Analytics
12 42 (12.28%) Cybersecurity
12 42 (12.28%) Python
13 41 (11.99%) .NET
14 39 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
14 39 (11.40%) Test Automation
15 38 (11.11%) SQL Server
16 36 (10.53%) C#
17 35 (10.23%) Software Engineering
18 33 (9.65%) Continuous Improvement
19 31 (9.06%) Process Improvement
19 31 (9.06%) AngularJS
19 31 (9.06%) QA
20 29 (8.48%) Microservices
21 28 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
21 28 (8.19%) Mentoring
21 28 (8.19%) Decision-Making
22 27 (7.89%) CSS

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 15 (4.39%) CMS
2 12 (3.51%) Apache Spark
2 12 (3.51%) EPiServer
3 7 (2.05%) SAS
3 7 (2.05%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.75%) IIS
5 5 (1.46%) Confluence
5 5 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.46%) JBoss
5 5 (1.46%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.17%) Drupal
6 4 (1.17%) WordPress
7 2 (0.58%) Apache
7 2 (0.58%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.29%) nginx
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.88%) InVision
3 3 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.88%) Sketch
4 1 (0.29%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Magento
2 3 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.29%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 57 (16.67%) Azure
2 51 (14.91%) AWS
3 16 (4.68%) GCP
4 11 (3.22%) Power Platform
5 10 (2.92%) Office 365
6 8 (2.34%) Serverless
7 6 (1.75%) IaaS
7 6 (1.75%) PaaS
7 6 (1.75%) SaaS
8 5 (1.46%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
9 3 (0.88%) Azure Functions
9 3 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.29%) Datadog
10 1 (0.29%) GitHub
10 1 (0.29%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.51%) Network Security
2 11 (3.22%) DNS
3 7 (2.05%) VPN
4 6 (1.75%) Firewall
4 6 (1.75%) Unified Communications
5 5 (1.46%) DHCP
5 5 (1.46%) LAN
5 5 (1.46%) SAN
5 5 (1.46%) WAN
6 3 (0.88%) ADSL
6 3 (0.88%) BGP
6 3 (0.88%) MPLS
6 3 (0.88%) OSPF
6 3 (0.88%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.58%) Intranet
7 2 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.58%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.58%) Skype
7 2 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.43%) Relational Database
3 17 (4.97%) Hadoop
3 17 (4.97%) RDBMS
4 16 (4.68%) Big Data
4 16 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (3.22%) Power BI
7 8 (2.34%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.75%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.46%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.46%) MySQL
10 5 (1.46%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 4 (1.17%) Impala
12 3 (0.88%) Base SAS
12 3 (0.88%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 24 (7.02%) Jenkins
2 17 (4.97%) JIRA
3 10 (2.92%) Cucumber
4 7 (2.05%) Maven
5 6 (1.75%) Ant
5 6 (1.75%) Apache Ivy
5 6 (1.75%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.75%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.46%) HP UFT
6 5 (1.46%) JUnit
6 5 (1.46%) REST Assured
6 5 (1.46%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.88%) Mocha
8 3 (0.88%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.58%) Selenium
9 2 (0.58%) Xcode
10 1 (0.29%) MSI
General
1 64 (18.71%) Banking
2 17 (4.97%) Public Sector
3 10 (2.92%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.63%) Retail
5 6 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.46%) Billing
6 5 (1.46%) Retail Banking
7 3 (0.88%) Back Office
7 3 (0.88%) Legal
7 3 (0.88%) Marketing
8 2 (0.58%) Advertising
8 2 (0.58%) International Banking
8 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.29%) Games
9 1 (0.29%) Law
9 1 (0.29%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (20.18%) Developer
2 47 (13.74%) Analyst
3 27 (7.89%) Software Developer
4 23 (6.73%) Consultant
5 19 (5.56%) Architect
6 18 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 17 (4.97%) Java Developer
8 15 (4.39%) Full Stack Developer
8 15 (4.39%) Senior Analyst
8 15 (4.39%) Senior Support Analyst
9 13 (3.80%) IT Manager
10 12 (3.51%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.22%) Designer
11 11 (3.22%) Software Engineer
12 10 (2.92%) Cloud Engineer
12 10 (2.92%) Senior Manager
13 9 (2.63%) Business Analyst
13 9 (2.63%) Junior
13 9 (2.63%) Junior Developer
13 9 (2.63%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (12.87%) React
2 41 (11.99%) .NET
3 31 (9.06%) AngularJS
4 27 (7.89%) CSS
5 23 (6.73%) Node.js
6 20 (5.85%) HTML
7 19 (5.56%) Web Services
8 17 (4.97%) HTML5
8 17 (4.97%) Spring
9 15 (4.39%) Kafka
10 14 (4.09%) RESTful
11 12 (3.51%) REST
11 12 (3.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (2.92%) CSS3
13 9 (2.63%) ASP.NET
14 7 (2.05%) React Native
15 6 (1.75%) JSON
15 6 (1.75%) Middleware
16 5 (1.46%) .NET Core
16 5 (1.46%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.85%) User Experience
3 17 (4.97%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.09%) Public Cloud
5 9 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.34%) Cloud Native
6 8 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.46%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.46%) Renewable Energy
8 4 (1.17%) Blog
8 4 (1.17%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.17%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (0.88%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.58%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.58%) Bitcoin
10 2 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Licensing
10 2 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (14.33%) Windows
2 26 (7.60%) Linux
3 17 (4.97%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.22%) Apple iOS
4 11 (3.22%) Windows 10
5 9 (2.63%) Android
6 7 (2.05%) Unix
7 4 (1.17%) HPUX
7 4 (1.17%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.29%) AIX
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
3 51 (14.91%) DevOps
4 43 (12.57%) Analytics
5 42 (12.28%) Cybersecurity
6 39 (11.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (11.40%) Test Automation
7 35 (10.23%) Software Engineering
8 33 (9.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 31 (9.06%) Process Improvement
10 29 (8.48%) Microservices
11 28 (8.19%) Decision-Making
11 28 (8.19%) Mentoring
12 26 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (7.60%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (7.60%) Risk Management
13 25 (7.31%) Coaching
14 24 (7.02%) Information Security
15 23 (6.73%) ITIL
15 23 (6.73%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 78 (22.81%) SQL
2 60 (17.54%) JavaScript
3 55 (16.08%) Java
4 42 (12.28%) Python
5 36 (10.53%) C#
6 26 (7.60%) PowerShell
7 11 (3.22%) Ruby
7 11 (3.22%) T-SQL
8 9 (2.63%) Java 8
9 8 (2.34%) TypeScript
10 7 (2.05%) Scala
11 6 (1.75%) Kotlin
12 5 (1.46%) Clojure
12 5 (1.46%) R
13 4 (1.17%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.17%) PHP
13 4 (1.17%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.17%) VB
13 4 (1.17%) VBA
14 3 (0.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (5.56%) Degree
2 17 (4.97%) CISM
2 17 (4.97%) CISSP
3 9 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.46%) AWS Certification
4 5 (1.46%) CCNP
4 5 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.17%) A+ Certification
5 4 (1.17%) CCNA
5 4 (1.17%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (1.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.88%) PhD
7 2 (0.58%) CEH
7 2 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.58%) MCITP
7 2 (0.58%) MCSA
7 2 (0.58%) MCSE
7 2 (0.58%) MCTS
7 2 (0.58%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.06%) QA
2 6 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.46%) COBIT
4 4 (1.17%) GDPR
5 3 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.88%) SLA
6 2 (0.58%) NIST
6 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.29%) IFRS
7 1 (0.29%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.29%) PMO
7 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
System Software
1 25 (7.31%) Docker
2 15 (4.39%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.46%) vSphere
4 5 (1.46%) XenApp
5 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (1.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.88%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.29%) Ceph
7 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 15 (4.39%) Ansible
3 7 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.05%) Terraform
4 6 (1.75%) SCCM
5 4 (1.17%) Kibana
5 4 (1.17%) Puppet
5 4 (1.17%) WSUS
6 2 (0.58%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.29%) Consul
7 1 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.29%) Nagios
7 1 (0.29%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.29%) SCOM
7 1 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.60%) Oracle
3 16 (4.68%) Splunk
4 14 (4.09%) VMware
5 13 (3.80%) Cisco
6 11 (3.22%) Citrix
7 10 (2.92%) Databricks
8 7 (2.05%) Micro Focus
8 7 (2.05%) Tableau
9 6 (1.75%) Google
10 5 (1.46%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.17%) BT
11 4 (1.17%) F5
11 4 (1.17%) FNZ
11 4 (1.17%) IBM
11 4 (1.17%) Veeam
12 3 (0.88%) Talend
12 3 (0.88%) Veritas
13 2 (0.58%) Dynatrace
13 2 (0.58%) Palo Alto