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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Permanent jobs citing Finance 376 539 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 33.63% 40.10% 35.97%
As % of the General category 76.42% 68.58% 67.89%
Number of salaries quoted 257 296 266
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 492 786 710
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 44.01% 58.48% 52.99%
Number of salaries quoted 345 472 384
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,700
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Finance as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Finance in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 203 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (21.53%) SQL
3 145 (20.54%) Project Management
4 132 (18.70%) Analytical Skills
5 129 (18.27%) C#
6 123 (17.42%) .NET
7 110 (15.58%) Java
7 110 (15.58%) Banking
8 103 (14.59%) Degree
9 98 (13.88%) Microsoft
10 89 (12.61%) Oracle
11 83 (11.76%) SQL Server
12 81 (11.47%) Stakeholder Management
13 73 (10.34%) JavaScript
14 72 (10.20%) Retail
15 71 (10.06%) Analytics
16 69 (9.77%) MS Excel
17 68 (9.63%) HTML
18 64 (9.07%) Scrum
19 62 (8.78%) CSS
20 57 (8.07%) PL/SQL
21 56 (7.93%) User Experience
22 55 (7.79%) AngularJS
23 48 (6.80%) Wireframes
23 48 (6.80%) Python
24 46 (6.52%) Change Management
24 46 (6.52%) Firewall
25 44 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
26 43 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
27 42 (5.95%) SAS

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 42 (5.95%) SAS
2 14 (1.98%) Apache Pig
2 14 (1.98%) CMS
2 14 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 13 (1.84%) JBoss
4 9 (1.27%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (0.85%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.85%) IIS
7 5 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.57%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.57%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.28%) Apache
9 2 (0.28%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.28%) Confluence
9 2 (0.28%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 69 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 16 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (2.12%) MS Office
5 13 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.57%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.42%) MS Project
8 1 (0.14%) Maya
8 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.13%) Sonata
2 6 (0.85%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.28%) HFM
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.28%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.14%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.13%) iPaaS
3 7 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.99%) Office 365
4 6 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.71%) PaaS
6 4 (0.57%) MailChimp
7 3 (0.42%) IaaS
7 3 (0.42%) SaaS
8 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 46 (6.52%) Firewall
2 25 (3.54%) Network Security
3 17 (2.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (2.27%) GoToMeeting
5 15 (2.12%) LAN
5 15 (2.12%) WAN
6 13 (1.84%) TCP/IP
7 8 (1.13%) BGP
7 8 (1.13%) DNS
7 8 (1.13%) OSPF
7 8 (1.13%) Wireless
8 7 (0.99%) EIGRP
8 7 (0.99%) MPLS
8 7 (0.99%) SAN
9 6 (0.85%) DHCP
9 6 (0.85%) Internet
10 4 (0.57%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.57%) DMVPN
10 4 (0.57%) LDAP
10 4 (0.57%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.81%) Hadoop
3 30 (4.25%) Relational Database
4 29 (4.11%) Apache Hive
5 24 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (2.83%) Big Data
6 20 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (2.69%) Oracle Database
8 18 (2.55%) Data Mining
9 17 (2.41%) RDBMS
9 17 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (1.13%) Oracle Database 12c
13 7 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (0.85%) DB2
14 6 (0.85%) HBase
14 6 (0.85%) NoSQL
14 6 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 43 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (5.10%) Visual Studio
3 34 (4.82%) Axure RP
3 34 (4.82%) JIRA
4 32 (4.53%) Git (software)
5 25 (3.54%) Selenium
6 24 (3.40%) PowerBuilder
7 18 (2.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 15 (2.12%) SpecFlow
9 12 (1.70%) ERwin
10 11 (1.56%) Bower
10 11 (1.56%) gulp
11 10 (1.42%) Grunt
12 9 (1.27%) Cucumber
12 9 (1.27%) Jenkins
12 9 (1.27%) Maven
12 9 (1.27%) WebDriver
13 8 (1.13%) NUnit
14 6 (0.85%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 110 (15.58%) Banking
2 72 (10.20%) Retail
3 40 (5.67%) Retail Banking
4 30 (4.25%) Legal
5 27 (3.82%) Marketing
6 16 (2.27%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.84%) Law
8 12 (1.70%) Games
8 12 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (0.99%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.85%) Back Office
11 5 (0.71%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.57%) Local Government
13 3 (0.42%) Advertising
14 2 (0.28%) Billing
14 2 (0.28%) Electronics
14 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.28%) Publishing
15 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (21.10%) Analyst
2 147 (20.82%) Developer
3 67 (9.49%) Project Manager
4 46 (6.52%) Architect
5 44 (6.23%) Consultant
6 40 (5.67%) Designer
7 38 (5.38%) UX Designer
8 35 (4.96%) Senior Developer
9 34 (4.82%) IT Manager
10 32 (4.53%) IT Analyst
11 27 (3.82%) Business Analyst
12 24 (3.40%) Java Developer
13 23 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
14 22 (3.12%) Analyst Programmer
14 22 (3.12%) Programmer
14 22 (3.12%) Senior Designer
14 22 (3.12%) Senior UX Designer
14 22 (3.12%) SQL Developer
15 20 (2.83%) .NET Developer
16 18 (2.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (17.42%) .NET
2 68 (9.63%) HTML
3 62 (8.78%) CSS
4 55 (7.79%) AngularJS
5 40 (5.67%) ASP.NET
6 39 (5.52%) .NET Framework
7 36 (5.10%) Web Services
8 29 (4.11%) XML
9 19 (2.69%) Hibernate
9 19 (2.69%) LESS
10 18 (2.55%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (2.41%) HTML5
11 17 (2.41%) JPA
11 17 (2.41%) RESTful
12 16 (2.27%) RichFaces
12 16 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 16 (2.27%) WPF
13 15 (2.12%) Entity Framework
13 15 (2.12%) Gherkin
13 15 (2.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 132 (18.70%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (7.93%) User Experience
3 25 (3.54%) Computer Science
4 21 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (2.83%) Data Centre
5 20 (2.83%) Fintech
6 16 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.12%) Cyberthreat
8 11 (1.56%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.13%) Security Operations Centre
10 6 (0.85%) Credit Risk
10 6 (0.85%) Cyber Defence
11 5 (0.71%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.71%) Replication
11 5 (0.71%) Social Media
11 5 (0.71%) Taxonomies
12 3 (0.42%) Online Banking
13 2 (0.28%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.28%) FMCG
13 2 (0.28%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 36 (5.10%) Linux
2 33 (4.67%) Windows
3 18 (2.55%) Windows Server
4 17 (2.41%) Unix
5 5 (0.71%) Solaris
6 4 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.42%) Android
7 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.14%) AIX
9 1 (0.14%) MVS
9 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (20.54%) Project Management
3 81 (11.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 71 (10.06%) Analytics
5 64 (9.07%) Scrum
6 48 (6.80%) Wireframes
7 46 (6.52%) Change Management
8 44 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
10 39 (5.52%) TDD
11 37 (5.24%) Business Analysis
12 36 (5.10%) Data Modelling
13 35 (4.96%) Migration
14 34 (4.82%) ITIL
15 33 (4.67%) Infrastructure Management
15 33 (4.67%) Integration Testing
15 33 (4.67%) MVC
15 33 (4.67%) OO
15 33 (4.67%) Risk Management
16 32 (4.53%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 152 (21.53%) SQL
2 129 (18.27%) C#
3 110 (15.58%) Java
4 73 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 57 (8.07%) PL/SQL
6 48 (6.80%) Python
7 27 (3.82%) PowerShell
8 21 (2.97%) R
9 18 (2.55%) T-SQL
10 14 (1.98%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.99%) Perl
12 6 (0.85%) MATLAB
12 6 (0.85%) XPath
13 5 (0.71%) PHP
14 4 (0.57%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.57%) C++
15 3 (0.42%) C
15 3 (0.42%) VB
16 2 (0.28%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 103 (14.59%) Degree
2 18 (2.55%) ISEB
3 17 (2.41%) CISSP
4 14 (1.98%) CCNP
4 14 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (1.56%) CISM
6 9 (1.27%) CCSA
6 9 (1.27%) CCSE
6 9 (1.27%) CCSP
7 7 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.71%) MCSE
8 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.57%) CCIE
9 4 (0.57%) CCNA
9 4 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.42%) SAS Certification
11 2 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.28%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.11%) PMO
2 12 (1.70%) QA
3 10 (1.42%) COBIT
4 9 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.85%) SLA
6 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.14%) GDPR
7 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 18 (2.55%) Active Directory
1 18 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.99%) VMware ESX
3 6 (0.85%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (0.71%) HDFS
5 4 (0.57%) NFS
5 4 (0.57%) Samba
5 4 (0.57%) XenApp
6 3 (0.42%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.28%) NDS
7 2 (0.28%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 2 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.14%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.98%) Ambari
3 9 (1.27%) FortiGate
4 8 (1.13%) SCCM
5 5 (0.71%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.42%) Cacti
6 3 (0.42%) Nagios
6 3 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.42%) Puppet
7 2 (0.28%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 1 (0.14%) Ansible
8 1 (0.14%) Nessus
8 1 (0.14%) SCOM
8 1 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 98 (13.88%) Microsoft
2 89 (12.61%) Oracle
3 35 (4.96%) Adobe
4 25 (3.54%) Cisco
4 25 (3.54%) VMware
5 20 (2.83%) Splunk
5 20 (2.83%) Tableau
6 19 (2.69%) CheckPoint
7 15 (2.12%) HP
7 15 (2.12%) Teradata
8 14 (1.98%) Fortinet
9 13 (1.84%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.56%) F5
11 10 (1.42%) IBM
12 9 (1.27%) Citrix
12 9 (1.27%) Sitecore
13 7 (0.99%) FNZ
14 6 (0.85%) Informatica
15 5 (0.71%) MuleSoft
15 5 (0.71%) Pega
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