Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 819 880 1091
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 30.25% 38.50% 36.54%
As % of the General category 69.52% 75.47% 68.06%
Number of salaries quoted 424 545 620
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,850 £68,775
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 1178 1166 1603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 43.52% 51.01% 53.68%
Number of salaries quoted 636 705 890
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,250 £68,300
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 306 (37.36%) SQL
2 263 (32.11%) Banking
3 203 (24.79%) Business Intelligence
4 186 (22.71%) Infrastructure Management
5 177 (21.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 163 (19.90%) Analytical Skills
7 140 (17.09%) Microsoft
8 135 (16.48%) SAS
8 135 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
9 115 (14.04%) Oracle
10 105 (12.82%) Data Management
11 103 (12.58%) Retail Banking
12 102 (12.45%) Degree
13 97 (11.84%) Mentoring
13 97 (11.84%) Analytics
14 94 (11.48%) .NET
15 91 (11.11%) Teradata
16 82 (10.01%) Java
17 80 (9.77%) Project Management
18 76 (9.28%) SQL Server
19 74 (9.04%) C#
20 68 (8.30%) ITIL
21 67 (8.18%) Computer Science
21 67 (8.18%) People Management
22 60 (7.33%) Base SAS
22 60 (7.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
23 58 (7.08%) Windows
24 54 (6.59%) JavaScript
25 52 (6.35%) Scrum
26 49 (5.98%) SAS Data Integration Studio

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
1 135 (16.48%) SAS
2 16 (1.95%) Tomcat
3 11 (1.34%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.22%) CMS
4 10 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.10%) JBoss
6 8 (0.98%) IIS
7 6 (0.73%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.61%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.61%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
9 4 (0.49%) Apache
9 4 (0.49%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.49%) Content Management Server
9 4 (0.49%) Drupal
9 4 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.49%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (2.32%) SAP BPC
2 9 (1.10%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (0.73%) Eloqua
3 6 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (0.61%) Sonata
5 4 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
8 1 (0.12%) Actimize
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 34 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.10%) Mimecast
4 6 (0.73%) SaaS
5 4 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.49%) Office 365
6 3 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.37%) IaaS
6 3 (0.37%) npm
7 2 (0.24%) GitHub
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.12%) PaaS
8 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.05%) Firewall
2 21 (2.56%) SAN
3 13 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (1.59%) LAN
3 13 (1.59%) WAN
4 10 (1.22%) IP Telephony
5 9 (1.10%) Internet
6 8 (0.98%) DNS
7 7 (0.85%) DHCP
7 7 (0.85%) Ethernet
8 6 (0.73%) Network Security
9 5 (0.61%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.49%) BGP
10 4 (0.49%) DMZ
10 4 (0.49%) VoIP
11 3 (0.37%) BIG-IP
11 3 (0.37%) EIGRP
11 3 (0.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (0.37%) Wireless
12 2 (0.24%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 60 (7.33%) Base SAS
2 60 (7.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 49 (5.98%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 45 (5.49%) Data Mining
5 44 (5.37%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 39 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (2.81%) QlikView
9 20 (2.44%) Big Data
9 20 (2.44%) Relational Database
9 20 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (2.08%) BODI
10 17 (2.08%) Hadoop
10 17 (2.08%) Oracle OWB
11 10 (1.22%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.10%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 9 (1.10%) DB2
12 9 (1.10%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 43 (5.25%) ProC
2 30 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (3.54%) Visual Studio
4 26 (3.17%) Cucumber
5 25 (3.05%) SpecFlow
6 15 (1.83%) Selenium
7 14 (1.71%) HP UFT
7 14 (1.71%) JIRA
8 13 (1.59%) FitNesse
9 12 (1.47%) Git (software)
10 8 (0.98%) Log4j
11 7 (0.85%) Maven
12 6 (0.73%) Jenkins
13 5 (0.61%) JUnit
14 4 (0.49%) LoadRunner
14 4 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
14 4 (0.49%) TeamCity
15 3 (0.37%) Artifactory
15 3 (0.37%) Eclipse
15 3 (0.37%) NetBeans
General
1 263 (32.11%) Banking
2 103 (12.58%) Retail Banking
3 41 (5.01%) Marketing
4 37 (4.52%) Financial Institution
5 21 (2.56%) Legal
6 18 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.08%) Retail
8 9 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.61%) Advertising
9 5 (0.61%) Back Office
9 5 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.49%) Law
11 3 (0.37%) Billing
11 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.37%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.24%) Electronics
12 2 (0.24%) Local Government
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Avionics
13 1 (0.12%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 193 (23.57%) Analyst
2 172 (21.00%) Consultant
3 109 (13.31%) Developer
4 73 (8.91%) Business Analyst
5 63 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 61 (7.45%) SAS Consultant
6 61 (7.45%) SQL Analyst
7 58 (7.08%) Senior Analyst
8 47 (5.74%) Technical Analyst
8 47 (5.74%) Technical Business Analyst
9 43 (5.25%) Architect
10 41 (5.01%) Project Manager
11 35 (4.27%) Service Manager
12 32 (3.91%) SQL Data Analyst
13 30 (3.66%) IT Manager
14 29 (3.54%) Senior Business Analyst
15 26 (3.17%) Senior Consultant
16 25 (3.05%) Business Intelligence Consultant
17 23 (2.81%) Software Developer
18 22 (2.69%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (11.48%) .NET
2 41 (5.01%) HTML
3 40 (4.88%) CSS
4 32 (3.91%) Web Services
5 22 (2.69%) AngularJS
6 18 (2.20%) .NET Framework
7 17 (2.08%) Gherkin
7 17 (2.08%) Spring
8 15 (1.83%) HTML5
8 15 (1.83%) WPF
9 14 (1.71%) ASP.NET
9 14 (1.71%) Node.js
10 12 (1.47%) XML
11 11 (1.34%) CSS3
11 11 (1.34%) Entity Framework
11 11 (1.34%) JSP
11 11 (1.34%) REST
11 11 (1.34%) RESTful
12 10 (1.22%) Java EE
12 10 (1.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 163 (19.90%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (8.18%) Computer Science
3 26 (3.17%) Data Centre
4 18 (2.20%) PMI
5 17 (2.08%) Credit Risk
5 17 (2.08%) Data Structures
6 15 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.59%) Clustering
8 11 (1.34%) Fintech
8 11 (1.34%) Replication
9 10 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (1.10%) Online Banking
11 8 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
12 6 (0.73%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.73%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.61%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.61%) User Experience
13 5 (0.61%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 58 (7.08%) Windows
2 37 (4.52%) Unix
3 31 (3.79%) Linux
4 28 (3.42%) Windows Server
5 23 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.34%) AIX
9 10 (1.22%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.73%) Android
11 4 (0.49%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.49%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.12%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (24.79%) Business Intelligence
2 186 (22.71%) Infrastructure Management
3 177 (21.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 135 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (12.82%) Data Management
6 97 (11.84%) Analytics
6 97 (11.84%) Mentoring
7 80 (9.77%) Project Management
8 68 (8.30%) ITIL
9 67 (8.18%) People Management
10 52 (6.35%) Scrum
11 47 (5.74%) ETL
12 44 (5.37%) Data Analysis
12 44 (5.37%) Service Delivery
12 44 (5.37%) Visual Analytics
13 43 (5.25%) Change Management
14 42 (5.13%) Software Engineering
15 39 (4.76%) Software Testing
16 37 (4.52%) Test Automation
17 35 (4.27%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 306 (37.36%) SQL
2 82 (10.01%) Java
3 74 (9.04%) C#
4 54 (6.59%) JavaScript
5 47 (5.74%) Python
6 44 (5.37%) SAS Macro
7 43 (5.25%) PROC SQL
8 42 (5.13%) PowerShell
9 31 (3.79%) PL/SQL
10 20 (2.44%) T-SQL
11 19 (2.32%) C
12 14 (1.71%) Perl
12 14 (1.71%) PHP
13 10 (1.22%) C++
13 10 (1.22%) R
14 9 (1.10%) MATLAB
14 9 (1.10%) Scala
15 8 (0.98%) VBA
16 4 (0.49%) VB
16 4 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 102 (12.45%) Degree
2 19 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
2 19 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (2.20%) PMI Certification
4 12 (1.47%) CISSP
5 10 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.10%) MCSE
7 8 (0.98%) ISEB
7 8 (0.98%) MBA
7 8 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.73%) CCNP
8 6 (0.73%) CISA
8 6 (0.73%) CISM
9 5 (0.61%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.61%) MCDBA
9 5 (0.61%) MCITP
10 4 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.37%) CCIE
11 3 (0.37%) CCNA
12 2 (0.24%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.15%) SLA
2 13 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.47%) QA
4 11 (1.34%) IFRS
4 11 (1.34%) PMO
5 10 (1.22%) GDPR
5 10 (1.22%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.73%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.24%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.12%) Basel II
8 1 (0.12%) Basel III
8 1 (0.12%) PSD2
System Software
1 39 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
2 15 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.71%) vSphere
4 11 (1.34%) RHEV
5 8 (0.98%) Docker
6 6 (0.73%) XenApp
7 3 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.24%) Firmware
8 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 30 (3.66%) SCCM
2 23 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (2.44%) Ansible
4 14 (1.71%) Puppet
5 11 (1.34%) Control-M
5 11 (1.34%) Rundeck
5 11 (1.34%) SCOM
5 11 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 9 (1.10%) Nagios
7 6 (0.73%) WSUS
8 5 (0.61%) Rancher
9 4 (0.49%) Ambari
9 4 (0.49%) Perfmon
10 2 (0.24%) HockeyApp
10 2 (0.24%) Terraform
11 1 (0.12%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 140 (17.09%) Microsoft
2 115 (14.04%) Oracle
3 91 (11.11%) Teradata
4 46 (5.62%) Cognos
5 37 (4.52%) MicroStrategy
6 36 (4.40%) Informatica
7 35 (4.27%) Tableau
7 35 (4.27%) VMware
8 30 (3.66%) SAP
9 22 (2.69%) Cisco
10 18 (2.20%) F5
11 16 (1.95%) Citrix
12 13 (1.59%) EMC
12 13 (1.59%) Red Hat
12 13 (1.59%) Splunk
13 12 (1.47%) IBM
14 10 (1.22%) HP
15 9 (1.10%) CheckPoint
15 9 (1.10%) iManage
15 9 (1.10%) MobileIron