Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 698 731 1,023
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.27% 33.49% 36.79%
As % of the General category 65.29% 70.90% 66.64%
Number of salaries quoted 379 467 575
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £33,500 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,150 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%

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 1,069 1,031 1,535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 40.23% 47.23% 55.20%
Number of salaries quoted 625 667 872
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,202 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,250 £69,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Finance in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 226 (32.38%) SQL
2 188 (26.93%) Banking
3 155 (22.21%) Business Intelligence
4 147 (21.06%) Agile Software Development
5 146 (20.92%) Infrastructure Management
6 139 (19.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 129 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
8 111 (15.90%) Microsoft
9 100 (14.33%) SAS
10 84 (12.03%) Java
10 84 (12.03%) JavaScript
11 78 (11.17%) Data Management
12 75 (10.74%) Project Management
13 73 (10.46%) SQL Server
14 70 (10.03%) Mentoring
15 68 (9.74%) Degree
16 67 (9.60%) Retail Banking
16 67 (9.60%) HTML
17 66 (9.46%) Oracle
18 65 (9.31%) .NET
18 65 (9.31%) Teradata
19 64 (9.17%) Analytics
20 57 (8.17%) ETL
21 55 (7.88%) C#
22 51 (7.31%) CSS
23 49 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
24 45 (6.45%) Windows
25 43 (6.16%) AngularJS
26 41 (5.87%) Test Automation
27 39 (5.59%) Continuous Integration

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
1 100 (14.33%) SAS
2 22 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.58%) JBoss
3 11 (1.58%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (1.15%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.72%) IIS
7 4 (0.57%) Apache
7 4 (0.57%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.57%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (0.57%) WordPress
8 3 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.29%) Confluence
9 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.14%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.57%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (1.86%) Elite 3E
1 13 (1.86%) SAP BPC
2 8 (1.15%) SAP S/4HANA
3 5 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.57%) SAP MM
4 4 (0.57%) SAP PM
4 4 (0.57%) SAP PP
4 4 (0.57%) SAP QM
4 4 (0.57%) SAP SCM
5 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.43%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.43%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.29%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 49 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (5.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.01%) Office 365
4 9 (1.29%) Mimecast
4 9 (1.29%) npm
5 6 (0.86%) IaaS
6 4 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 3 (0.43%) PaaS
8 2 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.29%) SaaS
9 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.30%) Firewall
2 15 (2.15%) LAN
2 15 (2.15%) WAN
3 10 (1.43%) IP Telephony
4 9 (1.29%) Intranet
5 8 (1.15%) Network Security
6 7 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (0.86%) DHCP
7 6 (0.86%) DNS
7 6 (0.86%) Ethernet
7 6 (0.86%) SAN
7 6 (0.86%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.72%) SSH
8 5 (0.72%) SSL
8 5 (0.72%) VoIP
9 4 (0.57%) BGP
9 4 (0.57%) EIGRP
10 3 (0.43%) BIG-IP
10 3 (0.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (0.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (10.46%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (5.30%) Base SAS
4 36 (5.16%) Data Mining
5 35 (5.01%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 33 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (3.72%) Relational Database
8 22 (3.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 21 (3.01%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 18 (2.58%) QlikView
11 17 (2.44%) Hadoop
11 17 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 16 (2.29%) Big Data
12 16 (2.29%) BODI
12 16 (2.29%) Oracle OWB
13 13 (1.86%) RDBMS
14 12 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (1.58%) Oracle Database
16 8 (1.15%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
16 8 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (3.58%) Cucumber
2 24 (3.44%) Git (software)
3 21 (3.01%) SpecFlow
4 20 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (2.44%) ProC
6 13 (1.86%) Selenium
7 12 (1.72%) FitNesse
7 12 (1.72%) HP UFT
7 12 (1.72%) Visual Studio
8 7 (1.00%) Maven
9 6 (0.86%) Bower
9 6 (0.86%) Grunt
9 6 (0.86%) gulp
9 6 (0.86%) JIRA
9 6 (0.86%) JUnit
10 5 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.57%) LoadRunner
11 4 (0.57%) Log4j
11 4 (0.57%) NUnit
11 4 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 188 (26.93%) Banking
2 67 (9.60%) Retail Banking
3 31 (4.44%) Advertising
4 25 (3.58%) Marketing
5 24 (3.44%) Retail
6 21 (3.01%) Financial Institution
6 21 (3.01%) Legal
7 10 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.29%) Local Government
9 6 (0.86%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.57%) Back Office
11 3 (0.43%) Electronics
12 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Avionics
13 1 (0.14%) International Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 181 (25.93%) Analyst
2 107 (15.33%) Developer
3 102 (14.61%) Consultant
4 73 (10.46%) Business Analyst
5 51 (7.31%) Data Analyst
6 48 (6.88%) Project Manager
7 47 (6.73%) Senior Analyst
8 35 (5.01%) SQL Analyst
9 34 (4.87%) SAS Consultant
10 33 (4.73%) Architect
10 33 (4.73%) IT Manager
11 29 (4.15%) Technical Business Analyst
12 28 (4.01%) Technical Analyst
13 27 (3.87%) SQL Developer
14 24 (3.44%) Java Developer
15 23 (3.30%) Senior Developer
16 22 (3.15%) Teradata Consultant
17 21 (3.01%) Senior Business Analyst
18 19 (2.72%) Senior Manager
18 19 (2.72%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (9.60%) HTML
2 65 (9.31%) .NET
3 51 (7.31%) CSS
4 43 (6.16%) AngularJS
5 29 (4.15%) Spring
6 23 (3.30%) Web Services
7 21 (3.01%) Node.js
8 20 (2.87%) HTML5
9 16 (2.29%) Gherkin
9 16 (2.29%) React
9 16 (2.29%) REST
9 16 (2.29%) RESTful
10 14 (2.01%) Hibernate
11 13 (1.86%) .NET Framework
12 11 (1.58%) CSS3
12 11 (1.58%) SOAP
13 10 (1.43%) Entity Framework
13 10 (1.43%) Middleware
14 9 (1.29%) Apache Flex
14 9 (1.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 129 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.01%) User Experience
3 26 (3.72%) Computer Science
4 18 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (1.86%) Credit Risk
5 13 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (1.72%) PMI
7 11 (1.58%) Data Centre
7 11 (1.58%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.43%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.29%) Fintech
10 5 (0.72%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.72%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.72%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.43%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.43%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.29%) FMCG
13 2 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 2 (0.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (6.45%) Windows
2 29 (4.15%) Unix
3 23 (3.30%) Linux
4 19 (2.72%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.43%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.57%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.43%) Android
9 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.14%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (22.21%) Business Intelligence
2 147 (21.06%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (20.92%) Infrastructure Management
4 139 (19.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 78 (11.17%) Data Management
6 75 (10.74%) Project Management
7 70 (10.03%) Mentoring
8 64 (9.17%) Analytics
9 57 (8.17%) ETL
10 41 (5.87%) Test Automation
11 39 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (5.59%) Software Engineering
12 38 (5.44%) Migration
13 37 (5.30%) Business Analysis
13 37 (5.30%) Data Analysis
13 37 (5.30%) People Management
14 36 (5.16%) Scrum
14 36 (5.16%) Software Testing
15 33 (4.73%) Coaching
15 33 (4.73%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 226 (32.38%) SQL
2 84 (12.03%) Java
2 84 (12.03%) JavaScript
3 55 (7.88%) C#
4 36 (5.16%) Python
5 28 (4.01%) PowerShell
6 17 (2.44%) PROC SQL
6 17 (2.44%) SAS Macro
6 17 (2.44%) T-SQL
7 15 (2.15%) PL/SQL
8 12 (1.72%) R
9 11 (1.58%) PHP
10 10 (1.43%) Ruby
11 7 (1.00%) VBA
12 6 (0.86%) C
13 5 (0.72%) C++
14 4 (0.57%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.57%) VB
14 4 (0.57%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 68 (9.74%) Degree
2 14 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (2.01%) PMI Certification
3 10 (1.43%) CISSP
3 10 (1.43%) PMP
4 9 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (1.29%) MCDBA
4 9 (1.29%) MCITP
5 5 (0.72%) CISM
5 5 (0.72%) MCSE
5 5 (0.72%) PhD
6 4 (0.57%) CCIE
6 4 (0.57%) CCNP
6 4 (0.57%) CCSA
6 4 (0.57%) CCSE
6 4 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.57%) MBA
6 4 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.43%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 3 (0.43%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.72%) GDPR
2 15 (2.15%) QA
3 14 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.01%) PMO
3 14 (2.01%) SLA
4 10 (1.43%) ISO 9001
5 9 (1.29%) Data Quality
6 8 (1.15%) IFRS
7 3 (0.43%) COBIT
8 1 (0.14%) MiFID
8 1 (0.14%) PSD2
8 1 (0.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 14 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (1.43%) vSphere
4 8 (1.15%) Docker
5 2 (0.29%) Firmware
5 2 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.29%) XenApp
6 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (2.72%) SCCM
2 17 (2.44%) Ansible
3 11 (1.58%) SCOM
4 7 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.86%) Puppet
6 5 (0.72%) WSUS
7 4 (0.57%) Perfmon
8 3 (0.43%) Rancher
9 2 (0.29%) HockeyApp
9 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.29%) Nagios
9 2 (0.29%) Terraform
10 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.14%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.14%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 111 (15.90%) Microsoft
2 66 (9.46%) Oracle
3 65 (9.31%) Teradata
4 31 (4.44%) Informatica
5 29 (4.15%) MicroStrategy
6 27 (3.87%) Cognos
6 27 (3.87%) SAP
7 26 (3.72%) VMware
8 23 (3.30%) Tableau
9 21 (3.01%) Cisco
10 11 (1.58%) CheckPoint
11 10 (1.43%) F5
12 9 (1.29%) Citrix
12 9 (1.29%) iManage
12 9 (1.29%) MobileIron
13 7 (1.00%) Adobe
14 6 (0.86%) HP
14 6 (0.86%) IBM
15 5 (0.72%) Capita
16 4 (0.57%) Google