Period
to 18 November 2017

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

Financial
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 791 846 1091
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 29.33% 36.53% 35.71%
As % of the General category 67.78% 74.21% 66.77%
Number of salaries quoted 415 524 616
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £50,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.99% +6.32% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,250 £72,000
Scotland median annual salary £48,850 £47,500 £45,625
% change year-on-year +2.84% +4.11% +1.39%

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 1167 1140 1634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 43.27% 49.22% 53.49%
Number of salaries quoted 635 692 913
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,000 £31,875 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,250 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Finance.

1 291 (36.79%) SQL
2 244 (30.85%) Banking
3 198 (25.03%) Business Intelligence
4 171 (21.62%) Infrastructure Management
5 157 (19.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 155 (19.60%) Analytical Skills
7 137 (17.32%) SAS
8 128 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
9 126 (15.93%) Microsoft
10 103 (13.02%) Oracle
11 100 (12.64%) Data Management
12 98 (12.39%) Retail Banking
13 95 (12.01%) Degree
14 92 (11.63%) Analytics
15 87 (11.00%) Mentoring
16 85 (10.75%) Java
17 83 (10.49%) Teradata
18 82 (10.37%) .NET
19 75 (9.48%) SQL Server
20 71 (8.98%) Project Management
21 64 (8.09%) ITIL
22 63 (7.96%) C#
23 61 (7.71%) Windows
24 59 (7.46%) People Management
25 57 (7.21%) Computer Science
26 55 (6.95%) Base SAS
27 54 (6.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
27 54 (6.83%) JavaScript
28 51 (6.45%) ETL
29 46 (5.82%) Python

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
1 137 (17.32%) SAS
2 15 (1.90%) Tomcat
3 14 (1.77%) JBoss
4 11 (1.39%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.39%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (1.14%) IIS
7 7 (0.88%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.76%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
9 5 (0.63%) Apache
10 4 (0.51%) CMS
11 3 (0.38%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.38%) Confluence
11 3 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.25%) Content Management Server
12 2 (0.25%) Drupal
12 2 (0.25%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (2.40%) SAP BPC
2 9 (1.14%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (0.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (0.63%) Eloqua
5 4 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.38%) Sonata
7 2 (0.25%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.13%) Actimize
8 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.68%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.26%) Mimecast
4 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.51%) IaaS
4 4 (0.51%) Office 365
5 3 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.38%) npm
6 2 (0.25%) GitHub
6 2 (0.25%) PaaS
6 2 (0.25%) SaaS
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.41%) Firewall
2 20 (2.53%) SAN
3 16 (2.02%) LAN
3 16 (2.02%) WAN
4 13 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (1.39%) IP Telephony
6 9 (1.14%) Internet
7 8 (1.01%) DNS
8 7 (0.88%) DHCP
8 7 (0.88%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.88%) Network Security
9 6 (0.76%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.51%) BGP
10 4 (0.51%) SSH
10 4 (0.51%) SSL
10 4 (0.51%) VoIP
11 3 (0.38%) BIG-IP
11 3 (0.38%) EIGRP
11 3 (0.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (9.48%) SQL Server
2 55 (6.95%) Base SAS
3 54 (6.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 45 (5.69%) Data Mining
5 41 (5.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 39 (4.93%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 39 (4.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (2.78%) QlikView
9 21 (2.65%) Big Data
10 18 (2.28%) Relational Database
10 18 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (2.15%) BODI
11 17 (2.15%) Oracle OWB
12 13 (1.64%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (1.39%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 9 (1.14%) DB2
15 8 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (4.42%) ProC
2 26 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (3.03%) Cucumber
3 24 (3.03%) SpecFlow
3 24 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 18 (2.28%) Git (software)
5 14 (1.77%) Selenium
6 12 (1.52%) FitNesse
6 12 (1.52%) HP UFT
7 9 (1.14%) JIRA
7 9 (1.14%) Log4j
7 9 (1.14%) Maven
8 6 (0.76%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.63%) JUnit
9 5 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.51%) Gradle
10 4 (0.51%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.51%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.38%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.38%) Bitbucket
General
1 244 (30.85%) Banking
2 98 (12.39%) Retail Banking
3 36 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 36 (4.55%) Marketing
4 23 (2.91%) Legal
5 18 (2.28%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.77%) Retail
7 8 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.88%) Advertising
9 6 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.51%) Back Office
10 4 (0.51%) Law
11 3 (0.38%) Billing
11 3 (0.38%) Electronics
11 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.25%) International Banking
12 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.13%) Avionics
13 1 (0.13%) German Language
13 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 194 (24.53%) Analyst
2 160 (20.23%) Consultant
3 113 (14.29%) Developer
4 69 (8.72%) Business Analyst
5 65 (8.22%) Data Analyst
6 59 (7.46%) Senior Analyst
7 57 (7.21%) SQL Analyst
8 55 (6.95%) SAS Consultant
9 42 (5.31%) Technical Analyst
9 42 (5.31%) Technical Business Analyst
10 41 (5.18%) Architect
11 35 (4.42%) Project Manager
12 34 (4.30%) Service Manager
13 30 (3.79%) SQL Data Analyst
14 27 (3.41%) IT Manager
14 27 (3.41%) SQL Developer
15 24 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 24 (3.03%) Senior Business Analyst
16 23 (2.91%) Teradata Consultant
17 22 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (10.37%) .NET
2 44 (5.56%) HTML
3 37 (4.68%) CSS
4 35 (4.42%) Web Services
5 21 (2.65%) Spring
6 20 (2.53%) .NET Framework
6 20 (2.53%) AngularJS
7 16 (2.02%) Gherkin
8 15 (1.90%) HTML5
8 15 (1.90%) Node.js
8 15 (1.90%) WPF
8 15 (1.90%) XML
9 14 (1.77%) RESTful
10 13 (1.64%) JSP
11 12 (1.52%) REST
12 11 (1.39%) Entity Framework
12 11 (1.39%) Java EE
12 11 (1.39%) SOAP
13 10 (1.26%) ASP.NET
13 10 (1.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 155 (19.60%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (7.21%) Computer Science
3 27 (3.41%) Data Centre
4 19 (2.40%) Credit Risk
5 15 (1.90%) Data Structures
5 15 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.39%) Clustering
6 11 (1.39%) PMI
7 10 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (1.26%) Online Banking
8 9 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.14%) Replication
9 8 (1.01%) Fintech
9 8 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
10 7 (0.88%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.76%) Mainframe
11 6 (0.76%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.76%) User Experience
12 3 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 61 (7.71%) Windows
2 39 (4.93%) Unix
3 28 (3.54%) Linux
3 28 (3.54%) Windows Server
4 24 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (2.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (1.39%) Windows 10
7 9 (1.14%) AIX
8 7 (0.88%) Android
9 4 (0.51%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.51%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.13%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (25.03%) Business Intelligence
2 171 (21.62%) Infrastructure Management
3 157 (19.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 128 (16.18%) Agile Software Development
5 100 (12.64%) Data Management
6 92 (11.63%) Analytics
7 87 (11.00%) Mentoring
8 71 (8.98%) Project Management
9 64 (8.09%) ITIL
10 59 (7.46%) People Management
11 51 (6.45%) ETL
12 45 (5.69%) Data Analysis
12 45 (5.69%) Software Engineering
13 42 (5.31%) Scrum
14 39 (4.93%) Service Delivery
14 39 (4.93%) Visual Analytics
15 37 (4.68%) Software Testing
15 37 (4.68%) Test Automation
16 36 (4.55%) Change Management
16 36 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 291 (36.79%) SQL
2 85 (10.75%) Java
3 63 (7.96%) C#
4 54 (6.83%) JavaScript
5 46 (5.82%) Python
6 41 (5.18%) PowerShell
7 36 (4.55%) SAS Macro
8 35 (4.42%) PROC SQL
9 27 (3.41%) PL/SQL
10 19 (2.40%) T-SQL
11 18 (2.28%) C
12 16 (2.02%) R
13 13 (1.64%) PHP
14 12 (1.52%) Perl
15 10 (1.26%) C++
16 9 (1.14%) Scala
17 7 (0.88%) VBA
18 6 (0.76%) MATLAB
19 5 (0.63%) Apex Code
20 4 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 95 (12.01%) Degree
2 19 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (1.52%) CISSP
5 11 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (1.39%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.14%) ISEB
6 9 (1.14%) MCSE
7 8 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (0.88%) MBA
9 6 (0.76%) CCNP
9 6 (0.76%) CISM
9 6 (0.76%) PhD
10 5 (0.63%) CISA
10 5 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.63%) MCDBA
10 5 (0.63%) MCITP
11 4 (0.51%) CCIE
11 4 (0.51%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.38%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.42%) SLA
2 16 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.64%) QA
4 11 (1.39%) GDPR
4 11 (1.39%) IFRS
4 11 (1.39%) ISO 9001
4 11 (1.39%) PMO
5 6 (0.76%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.25%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.13%) Basel II
7 1 (0.13%) Basel III
7 1 (0.13%) COBIT
7 1 (0.13%) PSD2
System Software
1 37 (4.68%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
2 15 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (1.90%) vSphere
3 9 (1.14%) Docker
3 9 (1.14%) RHEV
4 6 (0.76%) XenApp
5 3 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.25%) Firmware
6 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 31 (3.92%) SCCM
2 21 (2.65%) Ansible
2 21 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.64%) Puppet
4 12 (1.52%) SCOM
5 9 (1.14%) Control-M
5 9 (1.14%) Nagios
5 9 (1.14%) Rundeck
5 9 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (0.76%) WSUS
7 5 (0.63%) Rancher
8 4 (0.51%) Perfmon
9 3 (0.38%) Ambari
10 2 (0.25%) HockeyApp
10 2 (0.25%) Terraform
11 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.13%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.13%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 126 (15.93%) Microsoft
2 103 (13.02%) Oracle
3 83 (10.49%) Teradata
4 41 (5.18%) Cognos
5 38 (4.80%) MicroStrategy
6 37 (4.68%) Informatica
7 36 (4.55%) VMware
8 34 (4.30%) Tableau
9 30 (3.79%) SAP
10 25 (3.16%) Cisco
11 18 (2.28%) F5
12 14 (1.77%) Citrix
13 13 (1.64%) Splunk
14 12 (1.52%) Red Hat
15 11 (1.39%) EMC
15 11 (1.39%) IBM
16 10 (1.26%) CheckPoint
16 10 (1.26%) HP
16 10 (1.26%) iManage
16 10 (1.26%) MobileIron