Period
to 29 September 2020

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 29 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing Finance 99 642 623
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.75% 26.58% 24.88%
As % of the General category 47.37% 61.97% 63.18%
Number of salaries quoted 78 352 355
Median annual salary £50,000 £53,742 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.96% +7.48% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,875 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £76,031 £84,800
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% -

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 209 1,036 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 31.15% 42.90% 39.38%
Number of salaries quoted 156 564 581
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.53% -2.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £72,500 £78,750
Scotland median annual salary £47,538 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.08% - +5.56%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Edinburgh

Finance
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Finance in Edinburgh

Finance
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 29 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Finance in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 September 2020, 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 22 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (21.21%) .NET
3 18 (18.18%) Information Security
4 17 (17.17%) Java
4 17 (17.17%) SQL
4 17 (17.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
5 16 (16.16%) CISSP
6 15 (15.15%) C#
7 14 (14.14%) CISM
7 14 (14.14%) AWS
8 13 (13.13%) Windows
9 12 (12.12%) JavaScript
10 11 (11.11%) Python
10 11 (11.11%) Docker
10 11 (11.11%) Microservices
10 11 (11.11%) Kubernetes
10 11 (11.11%) Azure
10 11 (11.11%) Analytics
10 11 (11.11%) Fintech
11 10 (10.10%) Active Directory
11 10 (10.10%) PowerShell
11 10 (10.10%) .NET Framework
11 10 (10.10%) Degree
11 10 (10.10%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (9.09%) Banking
12 9 (9.09%) Migration
12 9 (9.09%) Mobile App
13 8 (8.08%) NoSQL
13 8 (8.08%) API Testing

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 4 (4.04%) SAS
1 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.03%) Drupal
2 3 (3.03%) Skype for Business
2 3 (3.03%) WordPress
3 2 (2.02%) Apache
3 2 (2.02%) Confluence
3 2 (2.02%) JBoss
4 1 (1.01%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.01%) IIS
4 1 (1.01%) Luigi
4 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.01%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.01%) InDesign
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.01%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Magento
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.14%) AWS
2 11 (11.11%) Azure
3 6 (6.06%) GCP
4 3 (3.03%) Office 365
4 3 (3.03%) Power Platform
4 3 (3.03%) Serverless
5 2 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.02%) IaaS
5 2 (2.02%) SaaS
6 1 (1.01%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.08%) DNS
2 7 (7.07%) Wireless
3 6 (6.06%) Network Security
4 5 (5.05%) Firewall
4 5 (5.05%) Unified Communications
5 3 (3.03%) ADSL
5 3 (3.03%) BGP
5 3 (3.03%) LAN
5 3 (3.03%) MPLS
5 3 (3.03%) OSPF
5 3 (3.03%) Skype
5 3 (3.03%) WAN
5 3 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.02%) Intranet
6 2 (2.02%) VXLAN
7 1 (1.01%) ATM
7 1 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.01%) SAN
7 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.01%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) NoSQL
1 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) Big Data
2 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.03%) Power BI
2 3 (3.03%) Qlik Sense
2 3 (3.03%) QlikView
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.02%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.01%) Azkaban
4 1 (1.01%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.01%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.01%) Flink
4 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.03%) JIRA
2 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.01%) Selenium
3 1 (1.01%) Subversion
General
1 9 (9.09%) Banking
2 5 (5.05%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.04%) Advertising
3 4 (4.04%) Legal
4 3 (3.03%) Law
4 3 (3.03%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.02%) Back Office
5 2 (2.02%) Marketing
5 2 (2.02%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.01%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (23.23%) Developer
2 12 (12.12%) Analyst
3 6 (6.06%) Senior Developer
4 5 (5.05%) Administrator
4 5 (5.05%) IT Manager
4 5 (5.05%) Risk Manager
5 4 (4.04%) Business Analyst
5 4 (4.04%) Consultant
5 4 (4.04%) Data Consultant
5 4 (4.04%) IT Risk Manager
5 4 (4.04%) Software Developer
6 3 (3.03%) Architect
6 3 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse Consultant
6 3 (3.03%) DBA
6 3 (3.03%) Java Developer
6 3 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (3.03%) Senior Data Warehouse Consultant
6 3 (3.03%) Senior Manager
6 3 (3.03%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.21%) .NET
2 10 (10.10%) .NET Framework
3 8 (8.08%) CSS
4 7 (7.07%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (6.06%) HTML
6 5 (5.05%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.04%) HTML5
7 4 (4.04%) Middleware
7 4 (4.04%) React
8 3 (3.03%) .NET Core
8 3 (3.03%) JMS
8 3 (3.03%) LDAP
8 3 (3.03%) Rendezvous
8 3 (3.03%) Spring
8 3 (3.03%) Vue.js
8 3 (3.03%) XML
9 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.02%) jQuery
9 2 (2.02%) JSON
9 2 (2.02%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.05%) Renewable Energy
3 5 (5.05%) User Experience
3 5 (5.05%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (4.04%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (3.03%) PKI
5 3 (3.03%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.02%) CMDB
6 2 (2.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.02%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) Blog
7 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.01%) FMCG
7 1 (1.01%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.13%) Windows
2 5 (5.05%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.04%) Linux
3 4 (4.04%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.01%) AIX
5 1 (1.01%) Android
5 1 (1.01%) Kali Linux
5 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.01%) Unix
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (18.18%) Information Security
3 17 (17.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (11.11%) Analytics
4 11 (11.11%) Fintech
4 11 (11.11%) Microservices
5 10 (10.10%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (9.09%) Migration
7 8 (8.08%) API Testing
8 7 (7.07%) Asset Management
8 7 (7.07%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (7.07%) Open Source
8 7 (7.07%) OWASP
8 7 (7.07%) Red Team
8 7 (7.07%) Social Engineering
8 7 (7.07%) Threat Analysis
9 6 (6.06%) Financial Modelling
9 6 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (6.06%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.05%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.17%) Java
1 17 (17.17%) SQL
2 15 (15.15%) C#
3 12 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 11 (11.11%) Python
5 10 (10.10%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.04%) C
7 3 (3.03%) R
8 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.02%) PHP
9 1 (1.01%) C++
9 1 (1.01%) Clojure
9 1 (1.01%) Go
9 1 (1.01%) Groovy
9 1 (1.01%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (16.16%) CISSP
2 14 (14.14%) CISM
3 10 (10.10%) Degree
4 7 (7.07%) CSSLP
5 5 (5.05%) GIAC
6 4 (4.04%) CEH
6 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.04%) SSCP
7 3 (3.03%) CISA
7 3 (3.03%) CRISC
7 3 (3.03%) GPEN
7 3 (3.03%) OSCP
8 2 (2.02%) AWS Certification
8 2 (2.02%) GCIH
8 2 (2.02%) GSEC
8 2 (2.02%) MCITP
8 2 (2.02%) MCSA
8 2 (2.02%) MCSE
8 2 (2.02%) MCTS
9 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) NIST
2 4 (4.04%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.03%) SLA
4 2 (2.02%) COBIT
5 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.01%) PMO
5 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (11.11%) Docker
2 10 (10.10%) Active Directory
3 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.03%) XenApp
4 3 (3.03%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (11.11%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.04%) SCCM
3 3 (3.03%) Ansible
4 2 (2.02%) Puppet
4 2 (2.02%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.02%) Terraform
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.01%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.01%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.07%) Citrix
3 6 (6.06%) VMware
4 5 (5.05%) Cisco
5 3 (3.03%) BT
5 3 (3.03%) Informatica
5 3 (3.03%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.03%) Solace
5 3 (3.03%) Teradata
6 2 (2.02%) Dynatrace
6 2 (2.02%) F5
6 2 (2.02%) Juniper
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle
6 2 (2.02%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.02%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.02%) Splunk
6 2 (2.02%) Veritas
7 1 (1.01%) SAP
7 1 (1.01%) Symantec
7 1 (1.01%) TIBCO