Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 521 687 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 21.63% 26.37% 33.58%
As % of the General category 65.70% 64.87% 71.01%
Number of salaries quoted 317 368 469
Edinburgh median annual salary £49,480 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.04% - +3.63%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,200 £33,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £70,250
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -4.17%

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 793 1,059 1,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 32.92% 40.65% 47.29%
Number of salaries quoted 464 606 661
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £70,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Finance in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 186 (35.70%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (23.80%) SQL
3 94 (18.04%) Java
4 87 (16.70%) C#
5 82 (15.74%) Microsoft
6 81 (15.55%) .NET
7 78 (14.97%) Test Automation
8 75 (14.40%) SQL Server
8 75 (14.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 72 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
10 63 (12.09%) Windows
11 62 (11.90%) JavaScript
12 58 (11.13%) Degree
12 58 (11.13%) Banking
13 52 (9.98%) Python
13 52 (9.98%) Problem-Solving
14 49 (9.40%) PowerShell
14 49 (9.40%) SpecFlow
14 49 (9.40%) DevOps
14 49 (9.40%) Scrum
15 48 (9.21%) Unix
16 44 (8.45%) Fintech
17 42 (8.06%) TDD
18 41 (7.87%) Project Management
18 41 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
19 40 (7.68%) SDLC
20 39 (7.49%) Active Directory
20 39 (7.49%) BDD
21 38 (7.29%) Oracle
22 37 (7.10%) OO

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 22 (4.22%) IIS
1 22 (4.22%) SAS
2 9 (1.73%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.34%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.77%) Apache
4 4 (0.77%) JBoss
4 4 (0.77%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.58%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.38%) CMS
6 2 (0.38%) Confluence
6 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.19%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.19%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.19%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (3.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.73%) SAP CRM
2 9 (1.73%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.58%) Sonata
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.19%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.15%) SaaS
5 5 (0.96%) npm
5 5 (0.96%) Yarn
6 4 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (0.77%) GitHub
6 4 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.77%) Office 365
6 4 (0.77%) PaaS
6 4 (0.77%) Serverless
7 3 (0.58%) IaaS
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.65%) Firewall
2 11 (2.11%) SAN
3 9 (1.73%) VoIP
4 8 (1.54%) Internet
5 7 (1.34%) Network Security
6 5 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (0.96%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (0.77%) DNS
7 4 (0.77%) LAN
7 4 (0.77%) WAN
8 3 (0.58%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (0.58%) Intranet
8 3 (0.58%) Wireless
9 2 (0.38%) SSL
10 1 (0.19%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.19%) MPLS
10 1 (0.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (14.40%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (3.07%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.30%) Hadoop
4 12 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.11%) Big Data
6 9 (1.73%) QlikView
6 9 (1.73%) SAS EBI
7 8 (1.54%) Power BI
7 8 (1.54%) RDBMS
7 8 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.34%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.34%) Qlik Sense
8 7 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.15%) GIS
9 6 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 5 (0.96%) SAS Visual Analytics
11 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (0.77%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 49 (9.40%) SpecFlow
2 36 (6.91%) Selenium
2 36 (6.91%) Visual Studio
3 35 (6.72%) Jenkins
4 32 (6.14%) Git (software)
4 32 (6.14%) TeamCity
5 31 (5.95%) Cucumber
6 28 (5.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (4.61%) NUnit
8 21 (4.03%) Visual Studio Team System
9 18 (3.45%) JIRA
10 11 (2.11%) Hudson
11 9 (1.73%) Ranorex
12 6 (1.15%) HP UFT
12 6 (1.15%) Protractor
13 5 (0.96%) Axure RP
13 5 (0.96%) ERwin
13 5 (0.96%) Gerrit
13 5 (0.96%) JMeter
13 5 (0.96%) webpack
General
1 58 (11.13%) Banking
2 35 (6.72%) Marketing
3 23 (4.41%) Retail
4 13 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 13 (2.50%) Retail Banking
5 12 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.34%) Electronics
8 5 (0.96%) Advertising
8 5 (0.96%) Games
9 3 (0.58%) Law
10 2 (0.38%) Back Office
10 2 (0.38%) Billing
10 2 (0.38%) Publishing
11 1 (0.19%) German Language
11 1 (0.19%) Local Government
11 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (23.80%) Developer
2 103 (19.77%) Analyst
3 59 (11.32%) .NET Developer
4 53 (10.17%) Software Developer
5 49 (9.40%) Java Developer
6 43 (8.25%) .NET Software Developer
7 40 (7.68%) Senior Developer
8 39 (7.49%) C# Developer
9 37 (7.10%) Business Analyst
10 36 (6.91%) C# .NET Developer
11 35 (6.72%) Architect
12 32 (6.14%) Consultant
12 32 (6.14%) Project Manager
13 31 (5.95%) Test Engineer
14 29 (5.57%) Software Engineer
15 28 (5.37%) Java Software Developer
16 27 (5.18%) Java Engineer
17 25 (4.80%) Software Test Engineer
18 24 (4.61%) C# Software Developer
18 24 (4.61%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (15.55%) .NET
2 35 (6.72%) Gherkin
3 31 (5.95%) ASP.NET Web API
4 27 (5.18%) CSS
4 27 (5.18%) REST
5 26 (4.99%) JSON
6 25 (4.80%) HTML
6 25 (4.80%) XML
7 22 (4.22%) AngularJS
8 20 (3.84%) React
8 20 (3.84%) Web Services
9 12 (2.30%) Spring
10 11 (2.11%) RESTful
11 9 (1.73%) ASP.NET
11 9 (1.73%) CSS3
11 9 (1.73%) Node.js
12 8 (1.54%) Java EE
13 7 (1.34%) .NET Framework
13 7 (1.34%) Hibernate
13 7 (1.34%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.45%) Fintech
2 37 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.26%) User Experience
4 14 (2.69%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.30%) Data Centre
6 10 (1.92%) Mainframe
7 9 (1.73%) Cyberattack
8 8 (1.54%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.54%) Public Cloud
8 8 (1.54%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.34%) Clustering
9 7 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.34%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.15%) IBM Mainframe
11 5 (0.96%) VSAM
12 4 (0.77%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.77%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.58%) Cyberthreat
13 3 (0.58%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 63 (12.09%) Windows
2 48 (9.21%) Unix
3 28 (5.37%) Linux
4 13 (2.50%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.96%) Android
6 5 (0.96%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.96%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.77%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.58%) AIX
8 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.38%) Solaris
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.19%) CentOS
10 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (35.70%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (14.97%) Test Automation
3 75 (14.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
5 52 (9.98%) Problem-Solving
6 49 (9.40%) DevOps
6 49 (9.40%) Scrum
7 42 (8.06%) TDD
8 41 (7.87%) Project Management
9 40 (7.68%) SDLC
10 39 (7.49%) BDD
11 37 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
11 37 (7.10%) Coaching
11 37 (7.10%) OO
12 35 (6.72%) Mentoring
13 34 (6.53%) MVC
14 33 (6.33%) Analytics
14 33 (6.33%) API Testing
15 31 (5.95%) Open Source
15 31 (5.95%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 124 (23.80%) SQL
2 94 (18.04%) Java
3 87 (16.70%) C#
4 62 (11.90%) JavaScript
5 52 (9.98%) Python
6 49 (9.40%) PowerShell
7 16 (3.07%) PL/SQL
8 9 (1.73%) Ruby
9 8 (1.54%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.34%) Perl
11 6 (1.15%) COBOL
12 5 (0.96%) ES6
12 5 (0.96%) ES7
12 5 (0.96%) Kotlin
12 5 (0.96%) VBA
13 4 (0.77%) F#
13 4 (0.77%) R
14 3 (0.58%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.58%) Scala
15 2 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 58 (11.13%) Degree
2 20 (3.84%) CISSP
3 12 (2.30%) CISM
4 10 (1.92%) CEH
5 8 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (1.54%) SSCP
6 7 (1.34%) MBA
6 7 (1.34%) TOGAF Certification
7 6 (1.15%) GIAC
7 6 (1.15%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.15%) SANS
8 5 (0.96%) CISMP
8 5 (0.96%) ISEB
9 4 (0.77%) CISA
9 4 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.58%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 3 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.99%) PMO
2 23 (4.41%) QA
3 10 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.73%) SLA
5 7 (1.34%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.34%) P3O
6 6 (1.15%) GDPR
7 2 (0.38%) COBIT
7 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (7.49%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.88%) Docker
3 10 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.15%) Time Sharing Option
5 5 (0.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.38%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.38%) OpenIDM
7 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.19%) NFS
8 1 (0.19%) Samba
8 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (1.92%) SCCM
2 6 (1.15%) CA Endevor
3 5 (0.96%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.77%) Control-M
4 4 (0.77%) Puppet
5 3 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.38%) Ansible
6 2 (0.38%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.38%) QRadar
7 1 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.19%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.19%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.19%) Mesos
7 1 (0.19%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.19%) Oozie
7 1 (0.19%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.19%) vRealize
Vendors
1 82 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.29%) Oracle
3 18 (3.45%) SAP
4 17 (3.26%) IBM
5 15 (2.88%) VMware
6 13 (2.50%) Teradata
7 10 (1.92%) Tableau
8 9 (1.73%) hybris
9 7 (1.34%) Twitter
10 6 (1.15%) Intel
11 5 (0.96%) Adobe
11 5 (0.96%) Apple
11 5 (0.96%) Cisco
11 5 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.96%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.77%) Fiserv
12 4 (0.77%) Google
12 4 (0.77%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (0.77%) ServiceNow
13 3 (0.58%) Veritas