Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 555 709 995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 21.01% 31.92% 37.70%
As % of the General category 62.57% 72.72% 67.23%
Number of salaries quoted 320 472 608
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £27,125
90th Percentile £72,625 £75,000 £70,150
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% -

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 887 975 1,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 33.57% 43.90% 56.08%
Number of salaries quoted 576 659 916
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,250 £31,650 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,125 £75,000 £71,125
Scotland median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - -

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 20 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 143 (25.77%) Banking
2 132 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (20.72%) SQL
4 111 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 100 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
6 81 (14.59%) Problem-Solving
7 76 (13.69%) Project Management
8 67 (12.07%) Microsoft
9 64 (11.53%) Infrastructure Management
10 57 (10.27%) JavaScript
10 57 (10.27%) Business Analysis
11 55 (9.91%) Degree
12 53 (9.55%) Java
12 53 (9.55%) SAS
12 53 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
13 51 (9.19%) Analytics
14 49 (8.83%) HTML
15 48 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
16 43 (7.75%) .NET
16 43 (7.75%) AngularJS
16 43 (7.75%) Mentoring
17 41 (7.39%) Python
18 40 (7.21%) SQL Server
19 39 (7.03%) PRINCE2
19 39 (7.03%) User Experience
20 37 (6.67%) C#
20 37 (6.67%) ETL
20 37 (6.67%) Migration
21 36 (6.49%) CSS
21 36 (6.49%) 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 53 (9.55%) SAS
2 18 (3.24%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.80%) Umbraco
4 9 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (1.44%) JBoss
6 5 (0.90%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.72%) CMS
7 4 (0.72%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.72%) WordPress
8 3 (0.54%) Apache
8 3 (0.54%) Confluence
9 2 (0.36%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.36%) IIS
9 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.18%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.18%) nginx
10 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.18%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (3.42%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (1.80%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.90%) SAP CO
1 5 (0.90%) SAP FI
1 5 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.72%) SAP MM
2 4 (0.72%) SAP PM
2 4 (0.72%) SAP PP
2 4 (0.72%) SAP QM
2 4 (0.72%) SAP SCM
3 3 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.54%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.54%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.36%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics SL
5 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.18%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 48 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.34%) Office 365
4 8 (1.44%) npm
5 6 (1.08%) SaaS
6 4 (0.72%) IaaS
7 3 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 3 (0.54%) PaaS
8 2 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.18%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.42%) Firewall
2 10 (1.80%) Network Security
3 9 (1.62%) Intranet
4 4 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (0.72%) SAN
4 4 (0.72%) SSH
4 4 (0.72%) SSL
4 4 (0.72%) VoIP
5 3 (0.54%) LAN
5 3 (0.54%) WAN
6 2 (0.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (0.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (0.36%) NAS
6 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.18%) BGP
7 1 (0.18%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.18%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.18%) DMZ
7 1 (0.18%) Internet
7 1 (0.18%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.96%) Relational Database
3 18 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (3.06%) Hadoop
5 16 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (2.52%) Big Data
6 14 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (2.16%) Base SAS
7 12 (2.16%) RDBMS
8 11 (1.98%) Data Mining
9 10 (1.80%) QlikView
10 8 (1.44%) SAS EBI
11 7 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (1.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 7 (1.26%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 7 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.08%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.08%) Power BI
12 6 (1.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 5 (0.90%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (3.06%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.62%) Cucumber
3 8 (1.44%) Bower
3 8 (1.44%) Grunt
3 8 (1.44%) gulp
4 6 (1.08%) FitNesse
4 6 (1.08%) HP UFT
4 6 (1.08%) JIRA
4 6 (1.08%) MSTest
4 6 (1.08%) NUnit
4 6 (1.08%) SpecFlow
5 4 (0.72%) Selenium
5 4 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.72%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (0.54%) JUnit
6 3 (0.54%) Maven
6 3 (0.54%) Protractor
7 2 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.36%) TestNG
General
1 143 (25.77%) Banking
2 30 (5.41%) Advertising
3 29 (5.23%) Retail Banking
4 27 (4.86%) Retail
5 22 (3.96%) Marketing
6 14 (2.52%) Financial Institution
7 13 (2.34%) Legal
8 9 (1.62%) Local Government
9 7 (1.26%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.72%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.54%) Law
12 2 (0.36%) Back Office
12 2 (0.36%) Electronics
12 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.18%) Front Office
13 1 (0.18%) International Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 143 (25.77%) Analyst
2 66 (11.89%) Business Analyst
3 62 (11.17%) Developer
4 60 (10.81%) Project Manager
5 45 (8.11%) IT Manager
6 36 (6.49%) Consultant
7 28 (5.05%) Senior Analyst
8 26 (4.68%) IT Project Manager
9 25 (4.50%) Architect
9 25 (4.50%) Data Analyst
10 21 (3.78%) Designer
10 21 (3.78%) Senior Manager
11 18 (3.24%) Technical Analyst
12 17 (3.06%) Technical Business Analyst
13 15 (2.70%) IT Analyst
14 14 (2.52%) Senior Developer
14 14 (2.52%) UX Designer
15 13 (2.34%) Implementation Manager
15 13 (2.34%) Senior Project Manager
15 13 (2.34%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (8.83%) HTML
2 43 (7.75%) .NET
2 43 (7.75%) AngularJS
3 36 (6.49%) CSS
4 16 (2.88%) React
4 16 (2.88%) Spring
5 11 (1.98%) HTML5
5 11 (1.98%) Node.js
5 11 (1.98%) Sass
6 10 (1.80%) ASP.NET
6 10 (1.80%) Web Services
7 9 (1.62%) .NET Framework
7 9 (1.62%) LESS
7 9 (1.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (1.44%) Apache Flex
8 8 (1.44%) Backbone.js
8 8 (1.44%) Ember.js
8 8 (1.44%) Hibernate
8 8 (1.44%) jQuery
8 8 (1.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 100 (18.02%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (7.03%) User Experience
3 20 (3.60%) Fintech
4 18 (3.24%) Computer Science
5 13 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (1.98%) Credit Risk
7 10 (1.80%) Public Cloud
8 8 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.44%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.08%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
10 5 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (0.90%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.72%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.72%) FMCG
12 3 (0.54%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.54%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.54%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (6.31%) Windows
2 23 (4.14%) Linux
3 15 (2.70%) Unix
4 11 (1.98%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.54%) Android
6 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (23.78%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 81 (14.59%) Problem-Solving
4 76 (13.69%) Project Management
5 64 (11.53%) Infrastructure Management
6 57 (10.27%) Business Analysis
7 53 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
8 51 (9.19%) Analytics
9 43 (7.75%) Mentoring
10 39 (7.03%) PRINCE2
11 37 (6.67%) ETL
11 37 (6.67%) Migration
12 36 (6.49%) ITIL
13 32 (5.77%) Change Management
13 32 (5.77%) SDLC
14 31 (5.59%) Scrum
15 30 (5.41%) Data Management
16 26 (4.68%) Decision-Making
16 26 (4.68%) Line Management
16 26 (4.68%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 115 (20.72%) SQL
2 57 (10.27%) JavaScript
3 53 (9.55%) Java
4 41 (7.39%) Python
5 37 (6.67%) C#
6 20 (3.60%) Ruby
7 15 (2.70%) R
8 11 (1.98%) PHP
9 10 (1.80%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.44%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.26%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.90%) VBA
13 4 (0.72%) C
14 3 (0.54%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.54%) C++
14 3 (0.54%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.36%) Go
15 2 (0.36%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.36%) Scala
15 2 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (9.91%) Degree
2 21 (3.78%) PMP
3 16 (2.88%) PMI Certification
4 15 (2.70%) CISSP
5 9 (1.62%) PhD
6 8 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.26%) CCSA
7 7 (1.26%) CCSE
7 7 (1.26%) CISM
8 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.90%) MCDBA
9 5 (0.90%) MCITP
9 5 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.72%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.54%) CBAP
11 3 (0.54%) CCNP
11 3 (0.54%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (0.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.60%) Data Quality
1 20 (3.60%) PMO
2 19 (3.42%) GDPR
2 19 (3.42%) SLA
3 12 (2.16%) QA
4 8 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.08%) COBIT
6 5 (0.90%) MiFID
7 3 (0.54%) PSD2
8 2 (0.36%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.36%) EMIR
8 2 (0.36%) FATCA
8 2 (0.36%) P3O
8 2 (0.36%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.18%) HL7
9 1 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.18%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (0.90%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.90%) Docker
2 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.08%) Puppet
2 5 (0.90%) SCCM
3 4 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.54%) Ansible
5 2 (0.36%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.36%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.18%) HockeyApp
6 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.18%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.18%) SCOM
6 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 67 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.32%) Oracle
3 22 (3.96%) Teradata
4 17 (3.06%) SAP
4 17 (3.06%) Tableau
5 11 (1.98%) Cisco
6 9 (1.62%) CheckPoint
7 6 (1.08%) Adobe
7 6 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (0.90%) Capita
8 5 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.90%) SolarWinds
9 4 (0.72%) Google
9 4 (0.72%) IBM
9 4 (0.72%) Informatica
9 4 (0.72%) Remedy
9 4 (0.72%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.54%) CA
10 3 (0.54%) Sybase
10 3 (0.54%) VMware