Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 633 816 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 25.17% 30.98% 38.81%
As % of the General category 68.80% 70.47% 75.78%
Number of salaries quoted 344 424 551
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £79,625 £70,250
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 920 1,158 1,185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 36.58% 43.96% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 533 628 713
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £28,800 £26,675 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £70,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.26% -3.16% +5.56%

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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 189 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (21.64%) SQL
3 116 (18.33%) Banking
4 114 (18.01%) Stakeholder Management
5 91 (14.38%) C#
6 89 (14.06%) Microsoft
7 88 (13.90%) Java
8 85 (13.43%) .NET
9 81 (12.80%) Problem-Solving
10 79 (12.48%) Project Management
11 73 (11.53%) Test Automation
12 65 (10.27%) Scrum
12 65 (10.27%) SQL Server
13 61 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
13 61 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
14 58 (9.16%) Fintech
14 58 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
14 58 (9.16%) Marketing
14 58 (9.16%) Degree
15 55 (8.69%) JavaScript
16 53 (8.37%) Analytics
17 52 (8.21%) Windows
18 48 (7.58%) Software Engineering
18 48 (7.58%) Coaching
19 47 (7.42%) Oracle
20 46 (7.27%) ITIL
20 46 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
21 45 (7.11%) Decision-Making
22 42 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
23 41 (6.48%) SDLC

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 40 (6.32%) SAS
2 11 (1.74%) IIS
3 9 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.26%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.95%) CMS
6 4 (0.63%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.32%) Sitefinity
7 2 (0.32%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.32%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.16%) CICS
8 1 (0.16%) JBoss
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 33 (5.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (3.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (2.69%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (2.53%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.32%) SPSS
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.11%) SAP CRM
3 5 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.32%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.32%) SAP APO
5 2 (0.32%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.32%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 1 (0.16%) Sonata
6 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 42 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (5.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.90%) SaaS
4 11 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (0.79%) GitHub
6 5 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.79%) npm
6 5 (0.79%) Yarn
7 3 (0.47%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.47%) IaaS
7 3 (0.47%) Office 365
7 3 (0.47%) PaaS
8 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.42%) Firewall
2 13 (2.05%) VoIP
3 12 (1.90%) Network Security
4 7 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (1.11%) Internet
5 4 (0.63%) SAN
6 3 (0.47%) ATM
6 3 (0.47%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (0.47%) DNS
6 3 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.47%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.47%) Wireless
7 2 (0.32%) LAN
7 2 (0.32%) WAN
8 1 (0.16%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (0.16%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.16%) Intranet
8 1 (0.16%) MPLS
8 1 (0.16%) SMS
8 1 (0.16%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (10.27%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (3.00%) Relational Database
4 16 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (1.90%) Big Data
5 12 (1.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 12 (1.90%) SAS EBI
6 11 (1.74%) Hadoop
6 11 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.42%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.26%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.26%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 8 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.11%) Star Schema
10 6 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.79%) DB2
11 5 (0.79%) QlikView
12 4 (0.63%) GIS
12 4 (0.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 35 (5.53%) Visual Studio
2 30 (4.74%) SpecFlow
3 22 (3.48%) Selenium
4 20 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (3.00%) Jenkins
6 16 (2.53%) Cucumber
6 16 (2.53%) Git (software)
6 16 (2.53%) TeamCity
7 13 (2.05%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (1.58%) NUnit
9 9 (1.42%) JIRA
10 7 (1.11%) Protractor
11 6 (0.95%) JUnit
12 5 (0.79%) Gerrit
12 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (0.79%) webpack
13 4 (0.63%) Gatling
13 4 (0.63%) Jasmine
13 4 (0.63%) Ranorex
13 4 (0.63%) TestNG
General
1 116 (18.33%) Banking
2 58 (9.16%) Marketing
3 29 (4.58%) Telecoms
4 28 (4.42%) Retail
5 23 (3.63%) Manufacturing
6 22 (3.48%) Retail Banking
7 21 (3.32%) Electronics
8 14 (2.21%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.90%) Legal
10 8 (1.26%) Advertising
11 5 (0.79%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.47%) Back Office
12 3 (0.47%) Law
13 2 (0.32%) Local Government
14 1 (0.16%) Billing
14 1 (0.16%) Front Office
14 1 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 138 (21.80%) Analyst
2 115 (18.17%) Developer
3 50 (7.90%) Project Manager
4 43 (6.79%) Software Developer
5 42 (6.64%) Architect
6 41 (6.48%) Java Developer
7 40 (6.32%) .NET Developer
7 40 (6.32%) Business Analyst
8 39 (6.16%) IT Manager
9 38 (6.00%) Senior Developer
10 35 (5.53%) Consultant
11 26 (4.11%) Software Engineer
12 25 (3.95%) Java Engineer
13 24 (3.79%) .NET Software Developer
13 24 (3.79%) Senior Analyst
14 23 (3.63%) C# Developer
15 21 (3.32%) IT Project Manager
15 21 (3.32%) Senior Java Developer
15 21 (3.32%) Senior Manager
16 19 (3.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (13.43%) .NET
2 38 (6.00%) CSS
3 36 (5.69%) HTML
4 31 (4.90%) Web Services
5 20 (3.16%) Spring
6 19 (3.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (3.00%) REST
7 18 (2.84%) Gherkin
8 17 (2.69%) AngularJS
8 17 (2.69%) ASP.NET
9 16 (2.53%) Java EE
9 16 (2.53%) XML
10 14 (2.21%) JSON
10 14 (2.21%) React
10 14 (2.21%) RESTful
11 12 (1.90%) .NET Framework
12 10 (1.58%) SOAP
13 9 (1.42%) Hibernate
13 9 (1.42%) J2EE
14 8 (1.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (9.16%) Fintech
3 21 (3.32%) User Experience
4 17 (2.69%) Data Centre
5 16 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 12 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.74%) Smartphone
8 10 (1.58%) Mainframe
8 10 (1.58%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.42%) Credit Risk
9 9 (1.42%) Cyberattack
9 9 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.26%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.26%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.11%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.11%) FMCG
12 6 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.79%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
13 5 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (8.21%) Windows
2 41 (6.48%) Unix
3 17 (2.69%) Linux
4 11 (1.74%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.95%) Apple iOS
5 6 (0.95%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.79%) Android
7 4 (0.63%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.47%) AIX
8 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.16%) CentOS
9 1 (0.16%) HPUX
9 1 (0.16%) Solaris
9 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (18.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 81 (12.80%) Problem-Solving
4 79 (12.48%) Project Management
5 73 (11.53%) Test Automation
6 65 (10.27%) Scrum
7 61 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
8 58 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
9 53 (8.37%) Analytics
10 48 (7.58%) Coaching
10 48 (7.58%) Software Engineering
11 46 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
11 46 (7.27%) ITIL
12 45 (7.11%) Decision-Making
13 41 (6.48%) SDLC
14 40 (6.32%) PRINCE2
15 38 (6.00%) Mentoring
16 37 (5.85%) DevOps
17 36 (5.69%) Change Management
18 32 (5.06%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (21.64%) SQL
2 91 (14.38%) C#
3 88 (13.90%) Java
4 55 (8.69%) JavaScript
5 40 (6.32%) Python
6 27 (4.27%) PowerShell
7 18 (2.84%) PL/SQL
8 11 (1.74%) Ruby
9 10 (1.58%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.42%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.26%) C
11 8 (1.26%) Kotlin
12 7 (1.11%) R
13 6 (0.95%) C++
13 6 (0.95%) VB
14 5 (0.79%) ES6
14 5 (0.79%) ES7
14 5 (0.79%) F#
14 5 (0.79%) VBA
15 4 (0.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 58 (9.16%) Degree
2 14 (2.21%) PMP
3 13 (2.05%) CISSP
4 11 (1.74%) CISM
4 11 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (1.58%) MBA
5 10 (1.58%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.42%) TOGAF Certification
7 7 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (0.95%) CCNP
8 6 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.95%) ISEB
8 6 (0.95%) PhD
9 5 (0.79%) APMP
10 4 (0.63%) CCIE
10 4 (0.63%) CCIE Security
10 4 (0.63%) CCSA
10 4 (0.63%) CCSE
10 4 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.63%) SLA
2 20 (3.16%) PMO
3 16 (2.53%) Data Quality
3 16 (2.53%) QA
4 12 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.79%) COBIT
5 5 (0.79%) GDPR
5 5 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.63%) P3O
6 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.47%) PSD2
8 2 (0.32%) HL7
8 2 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.16%) EMIR
9 1 (0.16%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 30 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.90%) Docker
3 6 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.32%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.16%) NFS
7 1 (0.16%) Samba
7 1 (0.16%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (1.74%) SCCM
2 8 (1.26%) Puppet
3 4 (0.63%) Control-M
3 4 (0.63%) FortiGate
3 4 (0.63%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.32%) Ansible
5 2 (0.32%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 1 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.16%) Grafana
6 1 (0.16%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.16%) Kibana
6 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.16%) Mesos
6 1 (0.16%) Oozie
6 1 (0.16%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.16%) Terraform
6 1 (0.16%) vRealize
6 1 (0.16%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 89 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 47 (7.42%) Oracle
3 30 (4.74%) SAP
4 12 (1.90%) Tableau
5 11 (1.74%) Cisco
5 11 (1.74%) IBM
5 11 (1.74%) Teradata
5 11 (1.74%) Twitter
5 11 (1.74%) VMware
6 10 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.26%) Informatica
8 7 (1.11%) CheckPoint
8 7 (1.11%) Google
9 6 (0.95%) hybris
10 4 (0.63%) Blue Coat
10 4 (0.63%) Cognos
10 4 (0.63%) Intel
10 4 (0.63%) Juniper
10 4 (0.63%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.63%) Zscaler