Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 576 801 1,023
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 21.86% 32.03% 40.39%
As % of the General category 66.44% 73.15% 74.02%
Number of salaries quoted 300 479 610
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £84,550 £81,250 £71,768
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 867 1,095 1,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 32.90% 43.78% 54.56%
Number of salaries quoted 512 672 808
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £28,025 £27,500 £26,675
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £48,000 £47,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +2.13% +1.08% +3.33%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Edinburgh

Finance
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Finance in Edinburgh

Finance
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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.

1 148 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
2 142 (24.65%) Banking
3 114 (19.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 114 (19.79%) SQL
4 84 (14.58%) Project Management
5 83 (14.41%) Problem-Solving
6 82 (14.24%) Analytical Skills
7 73 (12.67%) Microsoft
8 68 (11.81%) C#
9 64 (11.11%) .NET
10 63 (10.94%) Java
11 58 (10.07%) Degree
12 57 (9.90%) Analytics
13 54 (9.38%) Test Automation
14 51 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
15 49 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
16 48 (8.33%) Scrum
16 48 (8.33%) Marketing
17 47 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
18 44 (7.64%) Business Analysis
19 43 (7.47%) Python
20 42 (7.29%) SAS
20 42 (7.29%) PRINCE2
20 42 (7.29%) Coaching
20 42 (7.29%) Fintech
21 41 (7.12%) SQL Server
21 41 (7.12%) Windows
21 41 (7.12%) Change Management
21 41 (7.12%) Software Engineering
22 40 (6.94%) ITIL

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 42 (7.29%) SAS
2 8 (1.39%) CMS
2 8 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.69%) Umbraco
4 3 (0.52%) IIS
4 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.35%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.35%) Confluence
5 2 (0.35%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.35%) Sitefinity
5 2 (0.35%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.17%) Apache
6 1 (0.17%) CICS
6 1 (0.17%) JBoss
6 1 (0.17%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.17%) nginx
6 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (6.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (4.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (3.30%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (2.78%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.35%) SPSS
7 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.69%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.35%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.35%) SAP APO
4 2 (0.35%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.35%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.35%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.35%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics SL
5 1 (0.17%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.17%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.17%) Sonata
5 1 (0.17%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 49 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.91%) SaaS
4 7 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.52%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.52%) IaaS
6 3 (0.52%) PaaS
7 2 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.35%) npm
8 1 (0.17%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (0.17%) GitHub
8 1 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.30%) Firewall
2 12 (2.08%) Network Security
3 6 (1.04%) VoIP
4 4 (0.69%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (0.69%) SAN
5 3 (0.52%) ATM
5 3 (0.52%) Internet
6 2 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.35%) NAS
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.17%) DMZ
7 1 (0.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.17%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.17%) HTTP
7 1 (0.17%) Intranet
7 1 (0.17%) SMS
7 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.17%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.12%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (2.95%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.60%) Big Data
5 14 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (2.08%) Hadoop
8 10 (1.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 9 (1.56%) SAS EBI
9 9 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.22%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 7 (1.22%) Star Schema
11 6 (1.04%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.69%) Power BI
13 4 (0.69%) QlikView
14 3 (0.52%) Base SAS
14 3 (0.52%) MS Access
14 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (3.65%) Visual Studio
2 14 (2.43%) Selenium
2 14 (2.43%) SpecFlow
3 9 (1.56%) Cucumber
3 9 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.22%) Protractor
5 6 (1.04%) JUnit
6 5 (0.87%) FitNesse
6 5 (0.87%) HP UFT
6 5 (0.87%) Jasmine
6 5 (0.87%) JIRA
6 5 (0.87%) TestNG
6 5 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.69%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.69%) NUnit
8 3 (0.52%) Gatling
8 3 (0.52%) JMeter
8 3 (0.52%) SilkPerformer
8 3 (0.52%) TeamCity
General
1 142 (24.65%) Banking
2 48 (8.33%) Marketing
3 25 (4.34%) Retail Banking
4 22 (3.82%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 17 (2.95%) Electronics
7 16 (2.78%) Legal
8 15 (2.60%) Retail
9 14 (2.43%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.39%) Advertising
11 6 (1.04%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.52%) Law
13 2 (0.35%) Back Office
14 1 (0.17%) Front Office
14 1 (0.17%) Local Government
14 1 (0.17%) Publishing
14 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (23.26%) Analyst
2 77 (13.37%) Developer
3 51 (8.85%) Project Manager
4 47 (8.16%) IT Manager
5 46 (7.99%) Business Analyst
6 31 (5.38%) Consultant
7 27 (4.69%) Architect
7 27 (4.69%) IT Project Manager
8 25 (4.34%) Java Developer
9 24 (4.17%) Software Developer
10 22 (3.82%) Senior Developer
10 22 (3.82%) Senior Manager
11 21 (3.65%) Senior Analyst
12 20 (3.47%) .NET Developer
13 18 (3.13%) IT Analyst
14 16 (2.78%) Software Engineer
15 14 (2.43%) Java Engineer
15 14 (2.43%) Service Analyst
16 13 (2.26%) Senior Java Developer
16 13 (2.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (11.11%) .NET
2 35 (6.08%) HTML
3 33 (5.73%) CSS
4 27 (4.69%) Web Services
5 18 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 17 (2.95%) AngularJS
7 15 (2.60%) Spring
8 13 (2.26%) React
9 12 (2.08%) .NET Framework
10 10 (1.74%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (1.74%) HTML5
10 10 (1.74%) jQuery
10 10 (1.74%) REST
10 10 (1.74%) SOAP
11 9 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (1.56%) Java EE
12 8 (1.39%) Entity Framework
12 8 (1.39%) Gherkin
12 8 (1.39%) RESTful
13 7 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 82 (14.24%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (7.29%) Fintech
3 24 (4.17%) User Experience
4 15 (2.60%) Computer Science
4 15 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (2.43%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.91%) Public Cloud
7 10 (1.74%) Credit Risk
7 10 (1.74%) Data Centre
7 10 (1.74%) Mainframe
8 9 (1.56%) Smartphone
9 8 (1.39%) Analytical Mindset
10 7 (1.22%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.22%) FMCG
10 7 (1.22%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.04%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
12 5 (0.87%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (7.12%) Windows
2 25 (4.34%) Unix
3 16 (2.78%) Linux
4 14 (2.43%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.69%) Android
5 4 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.17%) AIX
7 1 (0.17%) HPUX
7 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (19.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 84 (14.58%) Project Management
4 83 (14.41%) Problem-Solving
5 57 (9.90%) Analytics
6 54 (9.38%) Test Automation
7 51 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
8 48 (8.33%) Scrum
9 47 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
10 44 (7.64%) Business Analysis
11 42 (7.29%) Coaching
11 42 (7.29%) PRINCE2
12 41 (7.12%) Change Management
12 41 (7.12%) Software Engineering
13 40 (6.94%) ITIL
13 40 (6.94%) Mentoring
14 38 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
15 37 (6.42%) Decision-Making
16 31 (5.38%) DevOps
16 31 (5.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 114 (19.79%) SQL
2 68 (11.81%) C#
3 63 (10.94%) Java
4 43 (7.47%) Python
5 40 (6.94%) JavaScript
6 19 (3.30%) PowerShell
7 16 (2.78%) Ruby
8 12 (2.08%) R
8 12 (2.08%) VB.NET
9 11 (1.91%) PL/SQL
9 11 (1.91%) T-SQL
10 7 (1.22%) C
10 7 (1.22%) C++
10 7 (1.22%) Kotlin
10 7 (1.22%) VB
11 5 (0.87%) PHP
12 4 (0.69%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.35%) Perl
13 2 (0.35%) VBA
13 2 (0.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 58 (10.07%) Degree
2 18 (3.13%) PMP
3 16 (2.78%) CISSP
4 14 (2.43%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.74%) CISM
6 8 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.22%) PhD
8 6 (1.04%) CCSA
8 6 (1.04%) CCSE
9 5 (0.87%) APMP
9 5 (0.87%) CCNP
9 5 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.87%) MBA
9 5 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.69%) CCIE
10 4 (0.69%) CCIE Security
10 4 (0.69%) ISEB
10 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.52%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.34%) SLA
2 23 (3.99%) PMO
3 22 (3.82%) Data Quality
4 14 (2.43%) QA
5 12 (2.08%) GDPR
6 7 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.87%) COBIT
7 5 (0.87%) P3O
7 5 (0.87%) PSD2
8 4 (0.69%) MiFID
8 4 (0.69%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.52%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.35%) EMIR
10 2 (0.35%) FATCA
10 2 (0.35%) HL7
10 2 (0.35%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.35%) SEPA
10 2 (0.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.69%) Docker
3 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.04%) Puppet
1 6 (1.04%) SCCM
2 4 (0.69%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.35%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 1 (0.17%) Ansible
4 1 (0.17%) Control-M
4 1 (0.17%) Grafana
4 1 (0.17%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.17%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.17%) Kibana
4 1 (0.17%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.17%) Nagios
4 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.17%) Terraform
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.17%) vRealize
4 1 (0.17%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 73 (12.67%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.38%) Oracle
3 25 (4.34%) SAP
4 15 (2.60%) Teradata
5 11 (1.91%) Tableau
6 10 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.56%) Cisco
7 9 (1.56%) Informatica
8 8 (1.39%) CheckPoint
8 8 (1.39%) IBM
9 7 (1.22%) Google
9 7 (1.22%) Twitter
10 4 (0.69%) Blue Coat
10 4 (0.69%) Juniper
10 4 (0.69%) Remedy
10 4 (0.69%) Splunk
10 4 (0.69%) Zscaler
11 3 (0.52%) Apple
11 3 (0.52%) Cognizant
11 3 (0.52%) HP