Period
to 20 July 2019

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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 687 584 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 25.41% 21.87% 32.11%
As % of the General category 66.51% 66.36% 73.41%
Number of salaries quoted 419 306 475
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,500 £84,125 £81,250
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 1,033 880 1,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 38.20% 32.96% 43.74%
Number of salaries quoted 621 523 665
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £31,376 £28,050 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,950 £78,750 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £48,083 £46,500
% change year-on-year -1.21% +3.40% -1.06%

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 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Finance in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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.

1 330 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (26.06%) SQL
3 164 (23.87%) Banking
4 154 (22.42%) Software Engineering
5 132 (19.21%) Problem-Solving
6 130 (18.92%) DevOps
7 128 (18.63%) Java
8 127 (18.49%) Test Automation
9 121 (17.61%) Continuous Integration
10 120 (17.47%) JavaScript
11 116 (16.89%) Python
12 106 (15.43%) Microsoft Azure
13 94 (13.68%) SDLC
14 92 (13.39%) .NET
15 90 (13.10%) Mentoring
16 88 (12.81%) Fintech
17 87 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
18 83 (12.08%) Microsoft
19 82 (11.94%) Git (software)
20 79 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
21 76 (11.06%) React
22 75 (10.92%) SQL Server
23 74 (10.77%) C#
23 74 (10.77%) Node.js
24 72 (10.48%) Risk Management
24 72 (10.48%) Scrum
24 72 (10.48%) TDD
25 69 (10.04%) Degree
25 69 (10.04%) Business Intelligence
26 66 (9.61%) Kubernetes

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 23 (3.35%) SAS
2 15 (2.18%) Apache Spark
3 13 (1.89%) Confluence
3 13 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.75%) WebSphere
5 11 (1.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (1.02%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (0.87%) IIS
8 5 (0.73%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.58%) Documentum
9 4 (0.58%) FileNet
9 4 (0.58%) OnBase
10 3 (0.44%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.44%) WordPress
11 2 (0.29%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.29%) JBoss
11 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 24 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (2.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 18 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.44%) Magento
3 2 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.29%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 2 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.15%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.15%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 106 (15.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
3 54 (7.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 37 (5.39%) SaaS
5 29 (4.22%) IaaS
6 25 (3.64%) PaaS
7 23 (3.35%) GitHub
8 16 (2.33%) Power Platform
9 12 (1.75%) Office 365
10 10 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (1.46%) Serverless
11 9 (1.31%) Azure Stack
11 9 (1.31%) IBM Cloud
12 6 (0.87%) G Suite
12 6 (0.87%) Trello
13 5 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.58%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 2 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
16 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.51%) Firewall
2 18 (2.62%) Network Security
3 8 (1.16%) DNS
4 7 (1.02%) Internet
5 6 (0.87%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (0.73%) HTTP
6 5 (0.73%) WAN
7 4 (0.58%) DHCP
7 4 (0.58%) LAN
7 4 (0.58%) SAN
7 4 (0.58%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.58%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (0.44%) Intranet
8 3 (0.44%) SNMP
8 3 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.29%) OSPF
9 2 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (2.91%) Big Data
4 19 (2.77%) Relational Database
5 16 (2.33%) Power BI
6 14 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 14 (2.04%) SAP HANA
7 13 (1.89%) QlikView
8 11 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.46%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.31%) NoSQL
11 8 (1.16%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.16%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.16%) SAP BW
12 7 (1.02%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.02%) PowerCenter
12 7 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.87%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 6 (0.87%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 82 (11.94%) Git (software)
2 56 (8.15%) Jenkins
3 48 (6.99%) JIRA
4 47 (6.84%) Selenium
5 20 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (2.62%) Cucumber
7 14 (2.04%) Hudson
8 12 (1.75%) GitLab
8 12 (1.75%) Visual Studio
9 11 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (1.46%) TeamCity
11 8 (1.16%) NUnit
11 8 (1.16%) SpecFlow
12 7 (1.02%) Appium
12 7 (1.02%) IBM UrbanCode
13 6 (0.87%) Bitbucket Server
13 6 (0.87%) Subversion
13 6 (0.87%) WebDriver
14 5 (0.73%) JMeter
14 5 (0.73%) RSpec
General
1 164 (23.87%) Banking
2 57 (8.30%) Retail
3 39 (5.68%) Marketing
4 18 (2.62%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.04%) Electronics
6 14 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 13 (1.89%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.60%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.87%) Local Government
10 3 (0.44%) Advertising
10 3 (0.44%) Automotive
10 3 (0.44%) German Language
10 3 (0.44%) Legal
10 3 (0.44%) Publishing
11 2 (0.29%) Billing
11 2 (0.29%) Games
11 2 (0.29%) Law
11 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.29%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 108 (15.72%) Analyst
2 90 (13.10%) Developer
3 60 (8.73%) Consultant
4 50 (7.28%) Software Engineer
5 37 (5.39%) Cloud Engineer
6 29 (4.22%) Software Developer
7 25 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
8 24 (3.49%) Architect
9 23 (3.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 21 (3.06%) Business Analyst
10 21 (3.06%) Senior Developer
10 21 (3.06%) Senior DevOps
11 20 (2.91%) Azure Engineer
12 18 (2.62%) AWS Engineer
13 16 (2.33%) AWS Consultant
13 16 (2.33%) Test Manager
14 15 (2.18%) Cloud Consultant
14 15 (2.18%) Java Developer
14 15 (2.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 14 (2.04%) Azure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (13.39%) .NET
2 76 (11.06%) React
3 74 (10.77%) Node.js
4 56 (8.15%) HTML
5 54 (7.86%) CSS
6 53 (7.71%) Web Services
7 35 (5.09%) AngularJS
8 31 (4.51%) HTML5
9 26 (3.78%) ASP.NET
10 25 (3.64%) RESTful
10 25 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 20 (2.91%) CSS3
11 20 (2.91%) XML
12 17 (2.47%) REST
13 16 (2.33%) .NET Core
13 16 (2.33%) jQuery
14 15 (2.18%) .NET Framework
15 14 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (2.04%) SOAP
15 14 (2.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 79 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.11%) Mobile App
3 30 (4.37%) Management Information System
4 29 (4.22%) Public Cloud
5 16 (2.33%) Credit Risk
6 13 (1.89%) PKI
6 13 (1.89%) Smart Home
7 12 (1.75%) Derivative
7 12 (1.75%) Hedge funds
7 12 (1.75%) Market Risk
8 11 (1.60%) Data Structures
8 11 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
8 11 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (1.60%) User Experience
9 9 (1.31%) Cloud Native
9 9 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.87%) Blog
11 6 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (0.87%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 56 (8.15%) Windows
2 53 (7.71%) Linux
3 33 (4.80%) Unix
4 23 (3.35%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.29%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.15%) Solaris
7 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (48.03%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (22.42%) Software Engineering
3 132 (19.21%) Problem-Solving
4 130 (18.92%) DevOps
5 127 (18.49%) Test Automation
6 121 (17.61%) Continuous Integration
7 94 (13.68%) SDLC
8 90 (13.10%) Mentoring
9 88 (12.81%) Fintech
10 72 (10.48%) Risk Management
10 72 (10.48%) Scrum
10 72 (10.48%) TDD
11 69 (10.04%) Business Intelligence
12 64 (9.32%) Coaching
13 61 (8.88%) Continuous Improvement
14 56 (8.15%) BDD
15 54 (7.86%) Continuous Delivery
16 49 (7.13%) Analytics
16 49 (7.13%) Decision-Making
16 49 (7.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 179 (26.06%) SQL
2 128 (18.63%) Java
3 120 (17.47%) JavaScript
4 116 (16.89%) Python
5 74 (10.77%) C#
6 33 (4.80%) Ruby
7 30 (4.37%) R
8 27 (3.93%) PL/SQL
9 26 (3.78%) PowerShell
10 24 (3.49%) C++
11 20 (2.91%) VBA
12 15 (2.18%) Groovy
12 15 (2.18%) MATLAB
13 12 (1.75%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.75%) TypeScript
14 11 (1.60%) Scala
15 10 (1.46%) Bash Shell
16 9 (1.31%) C
16 9 (1.31%) T-SQL
17 8 (1.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 69 (10.04%) Degree
2 23 (3.35%) CISSP
3 20 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (2.33%) CISM
5 13 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (1.75%) CFA
6 12 (1.75%) PhD
7 8 (1.16%) MCSA
8 7 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.73%) CEH
10 5 (0.73%) CISA
10 5 (0.73%) ISEB
10 5 (0.73%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.73%) MCSE
11 4 (0.58%) SSCP
12 3 (0.44%) GIAC
12 3 (0.44%) MCP
12 3 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.39%) QA
2 14 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.75%) CRD IV
3 12 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.75%) PMO
4 11 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (1.31%) Basel III
5 9 (1.31%) SLA
5 9 (1.31%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.44%) GDPR
7 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.29%) NIST
8 1 (0.15%) COBIT
8 1 (0.15%) IFRS
8 1 (0.15%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 50 (7.28%) Docker
2 29 (4.22%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.44%) HDFS
6 2 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.15%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 66 (9.61%) Kubernetes
2 42 (6.11%) Ansible
3 40 (5.82%) Terraform
4 26 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.58%) Puppet
6 3 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.29%) Ambari
8 1 (0.15%) Rancher
8 1 (0.15%) SCCM
8 1 (0.15%) TADDM
8 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.15%) vRealize
8 1 (0.15%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 83 (12.08%) Microsoft
2 61 (8.88%) Oracle
3 51 (7.42%) Google
4 31 (4.51%) SAP
5 30 (4.37%) Tableau
6 17 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (2.33%) IBM
7 16 (2.33%) VMware
8 15 (2.18%) Informatica
9 10 (1.46%) Cognos
10 8 (1.16%) AppDynamics
10 8 (1.16%) Cisco
11 7 (1.02%) CheckPoint
11 7 (1.02%) Citrix
11 7 (1.02%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.02%) Splunk
12 6 (0.87%) Dynatrace
12 6 (0.87%) F5
12 6 (0.87%) Sun
13 5 (0.73%) Atlassian