Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 775 999 1029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 30.78% 40.01% 36.40%
As % of the General category 70.91% 75.57% 68.65%
Number of salaries quoted 415 617 612
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,300 £29,525
90th Percentile £83,500 £70,250 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +2.15%

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1093 1322 1499
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 43.41% 52.94% 53.02%
Number of salaries quoted 614 790 864
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,400 £29,075
90th Percentile £73,375 £71,250 £65,875
Scotland median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +2.27%

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 17 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 August 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.

1 253 (32.65%) SQL
2 224 (28.90%) Banking
3 169 (21.81%) Analytical Skills
4 162 (20.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 145 (18.71%) Infrastructure Management
6 144 (18.58%) Business Intelligence
7 141 (18.19%) Agile Software Development
8 127 (16.39%) Microsoft
9 114 (14.71%) Oracle
10 109 (14.06%) SAS
10 109 (14.06%) Retail
11 107 (13.81%) .NET
12 104 (13.42%) Degree
13 103 (13.29%) Project Management
14 98 (12.65%) Analytics
15 87 (11.23%) Mentoring
16 83 (10.71%) Java
17 82 (10.58%) C#
18 77 (9.94%) Retail Banking
19 74 (9.55%) Data Management
20 73 (9.42%) Teradata
21 68 (8.77%) SQL Server
21 68 (8.77%) ITIL
22 67 (8.65%) Computer Science
23 57 (7.35%) Python
24 56 (7.23%) People Management
25 54 (6.97%) Scrum
26 51 (6.58%) Change Management
27 49 (6.32%) Base SAS
28 48 (6.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide

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
1 109 (14.06%) SAS
2 18 (2.32%) CMS
3 13 (1.68%) Tomcat
4 12 (1.55%) MS Exchange
5 11 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (1.16%) IIS
8 8 (1.03%) JBoss
9 6 (0.77%) Apache
9 6 (0.77%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.77%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.77%) Content Management Server
9 6 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (0.77%) Umbraco
9 6 (0.77%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.65%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.65%) WebLogic Portal
11 4 (0.52%) Drupal
11 4 (0.52%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 11 (1.42%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.42%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.26%) SPSS
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.90%) SAP BPC
1 7 (0.90%) Sonata
2 6 (0.77%) Eloqua
3 5 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.26%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.26%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.13%) HFM
7 1 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (2.84%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.90%) Office 365
4 6 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.77%) SaaS
5 4 (0.52%) iPaaS
5 4 (0.52%) MailChimp
5 4 (0.52%) PaaS
6 3 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.39%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.26%) GitHub
7 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.13%) IaaS
8 1 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.84%) Firewall
2 20 (2.58%) SAN
3 17 (2.19%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (1.29%) DMZ
4 10 (1.29%) Internet
5 7 (0.90%) LAN
5 7 (0.90%) WAN
6 6 (0.77%) Network Security
7 5 (0.65%) DNS
8 4 (0.52%) DHCP
8 4 (0.52%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.52%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.39%) GoToMeeting
10 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.13%) ATM
11 1 (0.13%) BGP
11 1 (0.13%) Intranet
11 1 (0.13%) MPLS
11 1 (0.13%) OSPF
11 1 (0.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.32%) Base SAS
3 48 (6.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 41 (5.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 40 (5.16%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 31 (4.00%) Data Mining
7 30 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 22 (2.84%) Hadoop
9 21 (2.71%) QlikView
10 20 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (2.45%) Big Data
12 17 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (2.06%) Relational Database
14 15 (1.94%) Apache Hive
15 10 (1.29%) RDBMS
16 9 (1.16%) BODI
16 9 (1.16%) DB2
16 9 (1.16%) Oracle OWB
17 6 (0.77%) Cognos Report Studio
18 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (4.65%) ProC
2 32 (4.13%) Visual Studio
3 27 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (2.58%) JIRA
5 14 (1.81%) Cucumber
5 14 (1.81%) SpecFlow
6 11 (1.42%) Axure RP
6 11 (1.42%) Selenium
7 10 (1.29%) HP UFT
8 8 (1.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 8 (1.03%) FitNesse
8 8 (1.03%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.90%) Maven
10 6 (0.77%) Git (software)
11 5 (0.65%) Eclipse
11 5 (0.65%) Log4j
12 4 (0.52%) Jasmine
12 4 (0.52%) JUnit
13 3 (0.39%) NetBeans
14 2 (0.26%) ERwin
General
1 224 (28.90%) Banking
2 109 (14.06%) Retail
3 77 (9.94%) Retail Banking
4 39 (5.03%) Marketing
5 37 (4.77%) Financial Institution
6 17 (2.19%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.81%) Legal
8 9 (1.16%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.77%) Advertising
10 5 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.52%) Back Office
11 4 (0.52%) Law
12 3 (0.39%) Billing
12 3 (0.39%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.26%) Automotive
13 2 (0.26%) Local Government
13 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.13%) Front Office
14 1 (0.13%) German Language
14 1 (0.13%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 168 (21.68%) Analyst
2 144 (18.58%) Consultant
3 107 (13.81%) Developer
4 64 (8.26%) Business Analyst
5 52 (6.71%) Project Manager
5 52 (6.71%) Senior Analyst
6 48 (6.19%) Architect
7 46 (5.94%) Data Analyst
7 46 (5.94%) SAS Consultant
8 45 (5.81%) SQL Analyst
9 44 (5.68%) Technical Analyst
10 42 (5.42%) Technical Business Analyst
11 27 (3.48%) C# Developer
11 27 (3.48%) Service Manager
12 26 (3.35%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 26 (3.35%) Senior Business Analyst
13 25 (3.23%) Software Developer
14 24 (3.10%) IT Analyst
14 24 (3.10%) Senior Manager
15 23 (2.97%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (13.81%) .NET
2 44 (5.68%) CSS
3 34 (4.39%) HTML
3 34 (4.39%) Web Services
4 30 (3.87%) AngularJS
5 22 (2.84%) .NET Framework
5 22 (2.84%) ASP.NET
6 17 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (2.19%) XML
7 14 (1.81%) WPF
8 12 (1.55%) Entity Framework
9 11 (1.42%) Gherkin
10 10 (1.29%) Hibernate
10 10 (1.29%) HTML5
10 10 (1.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (1.16%) Backbone.js
11 9 (1.16%) Ember.js
11 9 (1.16%) jQuery
11 9 (1.16%) Spring
12 8 (1.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 169 (21.81%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (8.65%) Computer Science
3 27 (3.48%) Data Centre
4 20 (2.58%) User Experience
5 18 (2.32%) Fintech
6 17 (2.19%) Management Information System
7 15 (1.94%) PMI
8 13 (1.68%) Clustering
9 12 (1.55%) Credit Risk
10 11 (1.42%) Replication
11 10 (1.29%) Mobile Banking
12 9 (1.16%) Online Banking
13 8 (1.03%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
13 8 (1.03%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.90%) Mainframe
14 7 (0.90%) Social Media
15 6 (0.77%) Algorithms
16 4 (0.52%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 48 (6.19%) Windows
2 36 (4.65%) Linux
3 32 (4.13%) Unix
4 23 (2.97%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.42%) AIX
9 5 (0.65%) Android
10 4 (0.52%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.52%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.13%) MVS
11 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (20.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 145 (18.71%) Infrastructure Management
3 144 (18.58%) Business Intelligence
4 141 (18.19%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (13.29%) Project Management
6 98 (12.65%) Analytics
7 87 (11.23%) Mentoring
8 74 (9.55%) Data Management
9 68 (8.77%) ITIL
10 56 (7.23%) People Management
11 54 (6.97%) Scrum
12 51 (6.58%) Change Management
13 40 (5.16%) Visual Analytics
14 36 (4.65%) Service Delivery
15 35 (4.52%) Data Analysis
16 34 (4.39%) Service Management
17 33 (4.26%) ETL
17 33 (4.26%) SDLC
18 32 (4.13%) High Availability
18 32 (4.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 253 (32.65%) SQL
2 83 (10.71%) Java
3 82 (10.58%) C#
4 57 (7.35%) Python
5 47 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 37 (4.77%) SAS Macro
7 36 (4.65%) PROC SQL
8 35 (4.52%) PL/SQL
9 30 (3.87%) PowerShell
10 18 (2.32%) T-SQL
11 17 (2.19%) C
12 15 (1.94%) Perl
12 15 (1.94%) PHP
13 12 (1.55%) R
14 11 (1.42%) Scala
15 10 (1.29%) C++
16 9 (1.16%) MATLAB
17 6 (0.77%) VBA
18 4 (0.52%) Apex Code
19 3 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 104 (13.42%) Degree
2 20 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.94%) PMI Certification
4 14 (1.81%) CISSP
5 11 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.29%) ISEB
6 10 (1.29%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (1.03%) MBA
8 6 (0.77%) CISA
8 6 (0.77%) CISM
8 6 (0.77%) MCSE
9 5 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.52%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.52%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.52%) PhD
11 3 (0.39%) CCNA
11 3 (0.39%) CCNP
11 3 (0.39%) PMP
11 3 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.61%) SLA
2 22 (2.84%) PMO
3 7 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.52%) QA
5 3 (0.39%) GDPR
5 3 (0.39%) IFRS
6 2 (0.26%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.13%) Basel II
7 1 (0.13%) Basel III
7 1 (0.13%) COBIT
7 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 39 (5.03%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (1.42%) RHEV
3 11 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.03%) XenApp
5 7 (0.90%) vSphere
6 5 (0.65%) Docker
6 5 (0.65%) HDFS
7 4 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.52%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.13%) NFS
9 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (3.35%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (2.58%) SCCM
3 13 (1.68%) Nagios
4 12 (1.55%) Puppet
5 11 (1.42%) Ansible
5 11 (1.42%) Control-M
5 11 (1.42%) Rundeck
5 11 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (0.77%) Ambari
7 5 (0.65%) Hadoop YARN
7 5 (0.65%) SCOM
8 4 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.39%) Rancher
9 3 (0.39%) WSUS
10 2 (0.26%) HockeyApp
10 2 (0.26%) Terraform
11 1 (0.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 127 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 114 (14.71%) Oracle
3 73 (9.42%) Teradata
4 36 (4.65%) Tableau
5 35 (4.52%) Cognos
6 29 (3.74%) MicroStrategy
7 26 (3.35%) VMware
8 22 (2.84%) Informatica
9 17 (2.19%) SAP
10 16 (2.06%) Citrix
10 16 (2.06%) Splunk
11 15 (1.94%) Red Hat
12 14 (1.81%) Adobe
12 14 (1.81%) F5
13 13 (1.68%) EMC
14 12 (1.55%) IBM
15 10 (1.29%) Cisco
15 10 (1.29%) Sitecore
16 7 (0.90%) FNZ
16 7 (0.90%) HP