Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 634 802 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.96% 29.56% 36.95%
As % of the General category 69.59% 68.20% 74.12%
Number of salaries quoted 335 422 537
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.99% +6.32%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £32,800
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £70,250
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +4.97%

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 911 1,176 1,159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.87% 43.35% 49.85%
Number of salaries quoted 497 641 707
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,650 £26,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £70,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -3.23% +3.33%

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 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 224 (35.33%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (21.92%) SQL
3 112 (17.67%) Java
4 100 (15.77%) Banking
5 97 (15.30%) C#
6 95 (14.98%) Test Automation
7 93 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 91 (14.35%) .NET
9 90 (14.20%) Microsoft
10 78 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
11 72 (11.36%) Scrum
12 70 (11.04%) Problem-Solving
13 69 (10.88%) SQL Server
14 63 (9.94%) JavaScript
14 63 (9.94%) Project Management
15 62 (9.78%) Degree
16 58 (9.15%) Windows
17 56 (8.83%) Business Intelligence
18 55 (8.68%) DevOps
19 54 (8.52%) Coaching
19 54 (8.52%) SDLC
19 54 (8.52%) Python
19 54 (8.52%) Software Engineering
20 52 (8.20%) Oracle
20 52 (8.20%) Fintech
21 50 (7.89%) Unix
21 50 (7.89%) Marketing
22 49 (7.73%) Amazon AWS
23 44 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
24 43 (6.78%) SpecFlow

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 32 (5.05%) SAS
2 17 (2.68%) IIS
3 9 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (0.95%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.79%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.63%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.47%) JBoss
7 3 (0.47%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.32%) Apache
8 2 (0.32%) CMS
8 2 (0.32%) Confluence
8 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.16%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.16%) PowerExchange
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.32%) SPSS
8 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.79%) SAP CRM
2 5 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.32%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.32%) Sonata
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 49 (7.73%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.26%) SaaS
4 7 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (0.79%) GitHub
6 5 (0.79%) npm
6 5 (0.79%) Yarn
7 4 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.47%) IaaS
8 3 (0.47%) Office 365
8 3 (0.47%) PaaS
8 3 (0.47%) Serverless
9 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.26%) Firewall
2 12 (1.89%) Network Security
3 10 (1.58%) VoIP
4 9 (1.42%) Internet
5 7 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (1.10%) SAN
6 6 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (0.79%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.63%) DNS
9 3 (0.47%) ATM
9 3 (0.47%) Cisco Wireless
9 3 (0.47%) LAN
9 3 (0.47%) WAN
9 3 (0.47%) Wireless
10 1 (0.16%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.16%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.16%) MPLS
10 1 (0.16%) Skype
10 1 (0.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (10.88%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (3.79%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (1.74%) Big Data
5 11 (1.74%) Oracle Database
5 11 (1.74%) RDBMS
5 11 (1.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 11 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.58%) Power BI
6 10 (1.58%) QlikView
6 10 (1.58%) SAS EBI
6 10 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (1.42%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.10%) Qlik Sense
8 7 (1.10%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 6 (0.95%) Star Schema
10 5 (0.79%) DB2
11 4 (0.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 43 (6.78%) SpecFlow
2 38 (5.99%) Visual Studio
3 36 (5.68%) Selenium
4 29 (4.57%) Jenkins
5 28 (4.42%) Git (software)
6 25 (3.94%) Cucumber
7 24 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (3.79%) TeamCity
8 19 (3.00%) Visual Studio Team System
9 16 (2.52%) JIRA
9 16 (2.52%) NUnit
10 10 (1.58%) Ranorex
11 9 (1.42%) Protractor
12 7 (1.10%) JMeter
12 7 (1.10%) JUnit
13 5 (0.79%) Gerrit
13 5 (0.79%) PowerBuilder
13 5 (0.79%) webpack
14 4 (0.63%) SoapUI
14 4 (0.63%) TestNG
General
1 100 (15.77%) Banking
2 50 (7.89%) Marketing
3 26 (4.10%) Retail
4 25 (3.94%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.47%) Manufacturing
6 20 (3.15%) Electronics
7 18 (2.84%) Retail Banking
8 11 (1.74%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.26%) Advertising
10 4 (0.63%) Legal
11 3 (0.47%) Back Office
11 3 (0.47%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.32%) Billing
12 2 (0.32%) Games
12 2 (0.32%) Law
12 2 (0.32%) Local Government
13 1 (0.16%) German Language
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 136 (21.45%) Developer
2 119 (18.77%) Analyst
3 53 (8.36%) Java Developer
4 50 (7.89%) .NET Developer
4 50 (7.89%) Software Developer
5 46 (7.26%) Senior Developer
6 43 (6.78%) Architect
7 39 (6.15%) Project Manager
8 37 (5.84%) Consultant
9 36 (5.68%) Business Analyst
10 33 (5.21%) .NET Software Developer
10 33 (5.21%) C# Developer
10 33 (5.21%) Software Engineer
11 30 (4.73%) Java Engineer
12 28 (4.42%) C# .NET Developer
13 26 (4.10%) Senior Java Developer
14 25 (3.94%) Java Software Developer
15 24 (3.79%) Test Engineer
16 22 (3.47%) Senior Software Developer
17 21 (3.31%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (14.35%) .NET
2 41 (6.47%) CSS
3 39 (6.15%) HTML
4 35 (5.52%) Web Services
5 29 (4.57%) Gherkin
6 25 (3.94%) ASP.NET Web API
6 25 (3.94%) REST
7 22 (3.47%) Spring
8 21 (3.31%) React
8 21 (3.31%) XML
9 20 (3.15%) JSON
10 19 (3.00%) AngularJS
11 15 (2.37%) Java EE
12 14 (2.21%) ASP.NET
12 14 (2.21%) RESTful
13 13 (2.05%) SOAP
14 11 (1.74%) Hibernate
15 10 (1.58%) HTML5
16 9 (1.42%) .NET Framework
17 8 (1.26%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.20%) Fintech
2 42 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (3.79%) User Experience
4 20 (3.15%) Data Centre
5 16 (2.52%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.52%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.21%) Mainframe
7 13 (2.05%) Mobile App
8 12 (1.89%) Smartphone
9 10 (1.58%) Public Cloud
10 9 (1.42%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.42%) Cyberattack
10 9 (1.42%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.42%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
13 5 (0.79%) Credit Risk
13 5 (0.79%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.79%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 58 (9.15%) Windows
2 50 (7.89%) Unix
3 25 (3.94%) Linux
4 11 (1.74%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.95%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.79%) Android
7 4 (0.63%) AIX
7 4 (0.63%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.63%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.32%) Solaris
10 1 (0.16%) CentOS
10 1 (0.16%) HPUX
10 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (35.33%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (14.98%) Test Automation
3 93 (14.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 78 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
5 72 (11.36%) Scrum
6 70 (11.04%) Problem-Solving
7 63 (9.94%) Project Management
8 56 (8.83%) Business Intelligence
9 55 (8.68%) DevOps
10 54 (8.52%) Coaching
10 54 (8.52%) SDLC
10 54 (8.52%) Software Engineering
11 44 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 42 (6.62%) Analytics
12 42 (6.62%) TDD
13 40 (6.31%) Mentoring
14 39 (6.15%) ITIL
15 36 (5.68%) Decision-Making
16 34 (5.36%) OO
16 34 (5.36%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (21.92%) SQL
2 112 (17.67%) Java
3 97 (15.30%) C#
4 63 (9.94%) JavaScript
5 54 (8.52%) Python
6 42 (6.62%) PowerShell
7 18 (2.84%) PL/SQL
8 13 (2.05%) Ruby
9 10 (1.58%) Kotlin
10 7 (1.10%) COBOL
11 6 (0.95%) VBA
12 5 (0.79%) C
12 5 (0.79%) C++
12 5 (0.79%) ES6
12 5 (0.79%) ES7
12 5 (0.79%) F#
12 5 (0.79%) Perl
12 5 (0.79%) PHP
12 5 (0.79%) VB
12 5 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (9.78%) Degree
2 23 (3.63%) CISSP
3 16 (2.52%) CISM
4 9 (1.42%) CEH
4 9 (1.42%) TOGAF Certification
5 8 (1.26%) MBA
5 8 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.10%) PMP
6 7 (1.10%) SSCP
7 6 (0.95%) ISEB
7 6 (0.95%) SANS
8 5 (0.79%) APMP
8 5 (0.79%) CCNP
8 5 (0.79%) CISA
8 5 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.79%) CISMP
8 5 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (0.79%) GIAC
8 5 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.10%) QA
2 19 (3.00%) PMO
3 16 (2.52%) SLA
4 13 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.26%) P3O
6 7 (1.10%) Data Quality
6 7 (1.10%) GDPR
7 5 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.47%) COBIT
10 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.16%) HL7
11 1 (0.16%) PSD2
System Software
1 35 (5.52%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.21%) Docker
3 8 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.95%) Time Sharing Option
5 5 (0.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.32%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.16%) NFS
9 1 (0.16%) Samba
9 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (1.74%) SCCM
2 7 (1.10%) Puppet
3 6 (0.95%) CA Endevor
4 5 (0.79%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.63%) Control-M
5 4 (0.63%) FortiGate
5 4 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.47%) Ansible
7 2 (0.32%) QRadar
7 2 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.16%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (0.16%) Grafana
8 1 (0.16%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.16%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.16%) Terraform
8 1 (0.16%) Trend Micro Deep Security
8 1 (0.16%) vRealize
8 1 (0.16%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 90 (14.20%) Microsoft
2 52 (8.20%) Oracle
3 28 (4.42%) SAP
4 16 (2.52%) IBM
5 15 (2.37%) Teradata
6 14 (2.21%) VMware
7 11 (1.74%) Twitter
8 9 (1.42%) Cisco
8 9 (1.42%) Informatica
9 8 (1.26%) Tableau
10 7 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.95%) CheckPoint
11 6 (0.95%) hybris
11 6 (0.95%) Intel
12 5 (0.79%) Google
13 4 (0.63%) Apple
13 4 (0.63%) Blue Coat
13 4 (0.63%) Cognos
13 4 (0.63%) Juniper
13 4 (0.63%) Splunk