Period
to 15 November 2019

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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Finance 541 634 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.68% 24.96% 29.56%
As % of the General category 59.13% 65.43% 64.73%
Number of salaries quoted 269 335 422
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -0.99%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £78,750
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%

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 915 969 1,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 41.74% 38.15% 45.67%
Number of salaries quoted 441 539 671
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,000 £78,000 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 15 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Finance in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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.

1 232 (42.88%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (24.77%) SQL
3 127 (23.48%) Banking
4 101 (18.67%) Problem-Solving
5 95 (17.56%) DevOps
5 95 (17.56%) Python
6 91 (16.82%) .NET
7 90 (16.64%) Java
8 87 (16.08%) Azure
9 84 (15.53%) Fintech
10 81 (14.97%) Software Engineering
11 73 (13.49%) Test Automation
12 69 (12.75%) SDLC
13 63 (11.65%) JavaScript
14 61 (11.28%) Windows
14 61 (11.28%) AWS
15 58 (10.72%) Continuous Integration
16 56 (10.35%) Linux
17 55 (10.17%) Mentoring
18 54 (9.98%) SQL Server
18 54 (9.98%) Scrum
19 53 (9.80%) C#
19 53 (9.80%) Node.js
20 52 (9.61%) Microsoft
21 51 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
22 48 (8.87%) Risk Management
23 47 (8.69%) Web Services
23 47 (8.69%) Degree
24 45 (8.32%) Stakeholder Management
25 43 (7.95%) Information Security

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 15 (2.77%) WebSphere
2 14 (2.59%) Confluence
3 12 (2.22%) SAS
4 10 (1.85%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.11%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.11%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.92%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.55%) Apache
8 2 (0.37%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.18%) CMS
9 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (1.11%) Sketch
2 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.18%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.18%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 87 (16.08%) Azure
2 61 (11.28%) AWS
3 26 (4.81%) GCP
4 19 (3.51%) SaaS
5 16 (2.96%) GitHub
6 15 (2.77%) IaaS
7 14 (2.59%) Power Platform
8 12 (2.22%) Serverless
9 8 (1.48%) Office 365
10 7 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.29%) PaaS
11 4 (0.74%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.74%) Azure Stack
11 4 (0.74%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.37%) Tricentis Tosca
14 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.18%) NuGet
14 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.36%) Firewall
2 16 (2.96%) Network Security
3 9 (1.66%) Skype
4 8 (1.48%) HTTP
5 6 (1.11%) Internet
5 6 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.74%) DNS
7 3 (0.55%) LAN
7 3 (0.55%) SAN
7 3 (0.55%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.55%) WAN
8 2 (0.37%) FTP
8 2 (0.37%) VoIP
9 1 (0.18%) BGP
9 1 (0.18%) Broadband
9 1 (0.18%) DHCP
9 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.18%) OSPF
9 1 (0.18%) PPTP
9 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.98%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (3.88%) Big Data
3 21 (3.88%) Hadoop
4 16 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (2.59%) Power BI
6 10 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (1.48%) Apache Hive
7 8 (1.48%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.29%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 6 (1.11%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.11%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.11%) PowerCenter
10 5 (0.92%) QlikView
10 5 (0.92%) SAP BW
10 5 (0.92%) SAP HANA
10 5 (0.92%) Snowflake Schema
11 4 (0.74%) HBase
Development Applications
1 41 (7.58%) Git (software)
2 37 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (5.36%) Jenkins
3 29 (5.36%) Visual Studio
4 26 (4.81%) Selenium
5 25 (4.62%) JIRA
6 18 (3.33%) Ant
6 18 (3.33%) Apache Ivy
7 15 (2.77%) IBM UrbanCode
8 10 (1.85%) Subversion
9 7 (1.29%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.29%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.11%) JMeter
11 5 (0.92%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.74%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.74%) GitLab
12 4 (0.74%) Hudson
12 4 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.74%) Protractor
12 4 (0.74%) SoapUI
General
1 127 (23.48%) Banking
2 35 (6.47%) Retail
3 20 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 16 (2.96%) Public Sector
5 11 (2.03%) Retail Banking
6 10 (1.85%) Marketing
7 9 (1.66%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.48%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.92%) Billing
11 4 (0.74%) Electronics
12 3 (0.55%) Law
13 2 (0.37%) Local Government
14 1 (0.18%) Back Office
14 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 108 (19.96%) Developer
2 73 (13.49%) Analyst
3 37 (6.84%) Architect
4 35 (6.47%) Senior Developer
5 27 (4.99%) Software Engineer
6 25 (4.62%) Consultant
6 25 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 22 (4.07%) Cloud Engineer
8 17 (3.14%) Security Analyst
8 17 (3.14%) Senior DevOps
9 16 (2.96%) Security Architect
9 16 (2.96%) Software Developer
10 13 (2.40%) Test Manager
11 12 (2.22%) .NET Developer
11 12 (2.22%) Backend Developer
11 12 (2.22%) Java Developer
11 12 (2.22%) Senior Software Engineer
12 11 (2.03%) IT Analyst
12 11 (2.03%) Product Owner
12 11 (2.03%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (16.82%) .NET
2 53 (9.80%) Node.js
3 47 (8.69%) Web Services
4 39 (7.21%) HTML
5 37 (6.84%) React
6 36 (6.65%) CSS
7 18 (3.33%) AngularJS
7 18 (3.33%) Spring
8 17 (3.14%) RESTful
9 16 (2.96%) .NET Framework
9 16 (2.96%) ASP.NET
10 14 (2.59%) SOAP
11 12 (2.22%) REST
12 11 (2.03%) XML
13 10 (1.85%) .NET Core
13 10 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (1.66%) HTML5
15 8 (1.48%) JDBC
16 7 (1.29%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (1.29%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.55%) Mobile App
3 26 (4.81%) Public Cloud
4 19 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 19 (3.51%) User Experience
5 11 (2.03%) Cloud Native
6 10 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 10 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (1.66%) Credit Risk
8 8 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.48%) Derivative
8 8 (1.48%) Hedge funds
8 8 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (1.48%) Market Risk
9 5 (0.92%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.92%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (0.74%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 61 (11.28%) Windows
2 56 (10.35%) Linux
3 28 (5.18%) Windows Server
4 22 (4.07%) Unix
5 13 (2.40%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.22%) Android
6 12 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.92%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.18%) Debian
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (42.88%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (18.67%) Problem-Solving
3 95 (17.56%) DevOps
4 84 (15.53%) Fintech
5 81 (14.97%) Software Engineering
6 73 (13.49%) Test Automation
7 69 (12.75%) SDLC
8 58 (10.72%) Continuous Integration
9 55 (10.17%) Mentoring
10 54 (9.98%) Scrum
11 51 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
12 48 (8.87%) Risk Management
13 45 (8.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 43 (7.95%) Information Security
15 42 (7.76%) TDD
16 41 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
16 41 (7.58%) Decision-Making
17 40 (7.39%) ETL
18 36 (6.65%) Process Improvement
19 33 (6.10%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 134 (24.77%) SQL
2 95 (17.56%) Python
3 90 (16.64%) Java
4 63 (11.65%) JavaScript
5 53 (9.80%) C#
6 38 (7.02%) Ruby
7 37 (6.84%) PowerShell
8 16 (2.96%) Groovy
8 16 (2.96%) R
9 15 (2.77%) C++
10 9 (1.66%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.66%) VBA
11 8 (1.48%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.48%) MATLAB
12 7 (1.29%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.11%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.11%) T-SQL
14 5 (0.92%) Perl
15 4 (0.74%) C
16 3 (0.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (8.69%) Degree
2 27 (4.99%) CISSP
3 21 (3.88%) CISM
4 13 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.66%) GIAC
6 8 (1.48%) CFA
6 8 (1.48%) PhD
7 6 (1.11%) CISA
8 5 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.92%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.37%) CRISC
9 2 (0.37%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.37%) PMP
10 1 (0.18%) CBAP
10 1 (0.18%) CCNP
10 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.10%) QA
2 13 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.22%) NIST
4 9 (1.66%) GDPR
5 8 (1.48%) CRD IV
5 8 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 8 (1.48%) SLA
6 3 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.37%) COBIT
7 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.37%) ITGC
7 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.37%) PSD2
8 1 (0.18%) Basel III
8 1 (0.18%) PMO
8 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 26 (4.81%) Docker
2 10 (1.85%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.18%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 1 (0.18%) Dovecot
6 1 (0.18%) HDFS
6 1 (0.18%) Postfix
6 1 (0.18%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (5.73%) Kubernetes
2 26 (4.81%) Ansible
3 18 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (2.96%) Terraform
5 10 (1.85%) SCCM
6 4 (0.74%) SCOM
7 3 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.37%) Puppet
8 2 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.18%) Rancher
Vendors
1 52 (9.61%) Microsoft
2 38 (7.02%) Oracle
3 30 (5.55%) Tableau
4 21 (3.88%) Google
5 18 (3.33%) Micro Focus
6 15 (2.77%) Cognos
6 15 (2.77%) IBM
7 12 (2.22%) Informatica
8 11 (2.03%) Red Hat
8 11 (2.03%) VMware
9 9 (1.66%) SAP
10 8 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (0.92%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.92%) Cisco
13 4 (0.74%) AppDynamics
13 4 (0.74%) HP
13 4 (0.74%) New Relic
13 4 (0.74%) Splunk
13 4 (0.74%) Teradata