Period
to 21 April 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fintech in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fintech over the 6 months to 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 103 99
Rank change year-on-year +55 -4 +32
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 123 43 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.66% 1.63% 1.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.04% 4.29% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 81 33 31
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +37.10%
10th Percentile £34,250 £29,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £85,000
Scotland median annual salary £49,267 £46,250 £41,250
% change year-on-year +6.52% +12.12% +35.25%

Fintech is in the Generic IT 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,022 1,003 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 38.74% 37.98% 36.83%
Number of salaries quoted 671 654 528
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Fintech
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Fintech as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in Edinburgh

Fintech
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Fintech in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Fintech in Edinburgh

Fintech
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Fintech in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, IT jobs citing Fintech 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 Fintech.

1 62 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (44.72%) Software Engineering
3 47 (38.21%) JavaScript
4 46 (37.40%) Finance
5 34 (27.64%) Java
6 31 (25.20%) SQL
7 29 (23.58%) Test Automation
8 27 (21.95%) Artificial Intelligence
9 22 (17.89%) Banking
9 22 (17.89%) Collaborative Working
10 21 (17.07%) React
10 21 (17.07%) Degree
11 20 (16.26%) Use Case
11 20 (16.26%) AngularJS
12 19 (15.45%) DevOps
13 18 (14.63%) Customer Engagement
13 18 (14.63%) Scrum
13 18 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (14.63%) Smart Home
13 18 (14.63%) Dynamic Pricing
14 16 (13.01%) Node.js
15 15 (12.20%) Docker
16 14 (11.38%) PL/SQL
16 14 (11.38%) C#
17 13 (10.57%) HTML
17 13 (10.57%) Retail
17 13 (10.57%) Mentoring
18 12 (9.76%) SDLC
18 12 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
18 12 (9.76%) Marketing

Fintech
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 3 (2.44%) Apache
1 3 (2.44%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.94%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (7.32%) SaaS
3 7 (5.69%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.44%) G Suite
4 3 (2.44%) GitHub
4 3 (2.44%) OpenShift
4 3 (2.44%) Trello
5 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.81%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) Firewall
2 1 (0.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (0.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (0.81%) LAN
2 1 (0.81%) WAN
2 1 (0.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.13%) NoSQL
2 8 (6.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (5.69%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.69%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.25%) MySQL
5 3 (2.44%) Power BI
6 2 (1.63%) OLAP
6 2 (1.63%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.81%) Big Data
7 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.13%) Jenkins
2 8 (6.50%) JIRA
3 7 (5.69%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.88%) Hudson
4 6 (4.88%) Selenium
5 3 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.44%) HP UFT
5 3 (2.44%) JUnit
5 3 (2.44%) Protractor
5 3 (2.44%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.44%) webpack
6 2 (1.63%) RSpec
7 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.81%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.81%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (37.40%) Finance
2 22 (17.89%) Banking
3 13 (10.57%) Retail
4 12 (9.76%) Marketing
5 4 (3.25%) Games
6 1 (0.81%) German Language
Job Titles
1 34 (27.64%) Software Engineer
2 23 (18.70%) Analyst
3 15 (12.20%) Business Analyst
4 13 (10.57%) Developer
4 13 (10.57%) Senior Software Engineer
5 9 (7.32%) Data Scientist
6 6 (4.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) Project Manager
6 6 (4.88%) Test Analyst
7 5 (4.07%) Java Engineer
7 5 (4.07%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (4.07%) Lead Business Analyst
8 4 (3.25%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 4 (3.25%) Product Owner
8 4 (3.25%) Scrum Master
8 4 (3.25%) Security Specialist
8 4 (3.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 4 (3.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.25%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (3.25%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.07%) React
2 20 (16.26%) AngularJS
3 16 (13.01%) Node.js
4 13 (10.57%) HTML
5 12 (9.76%) CSS
5 12 (9.76%) Java EE
6 11 (8.94%) .NET
7 9 (7.32%) Redux
8 8 (6.50%) jQuery
8 8 (6.50%) RESTful
8 8 (6.50%) Ruby on Rails
8 8 (6.50%) scikit-learn
9 6 (4.88%) ASP.NET
10 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (4.07%) HTML5
10 5 (4.07%) Matplotlib
10 5 (4.07%) NumPy
10 5 (4.07%) Pandas
10 5 (4.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (3.25%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
1 18 (14.63%) Smart Home
2 8 (6.50%) Algorithms
2 8 (6.50%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.50%) Robotics
3 7 (5.69%) User Experience
4 4 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.44%) Blog
5 3 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.81%) Replication
6 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.07%) Linux
2 2 (1.63%) Windows
3 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (50.41%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (44.72%) Software Engineering
3 29 (23.58%) Test Automation
4 27 (21.95%) Artificial Intelligence
5 22 (17.89%) Collaborative Working
6 20 (16.26%) Use Case
7 19 (15.45%) DevOps
8 18 (14.63%) Customer Engagement
8 18 (14.63%) Dynamic Pricing
8 18 (14.63%) Scrum
9 13 (10.57%) Mentoring
10 12 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (9.76%) SDLC
11 11 (8.94%) Data Modelling
11 11 (8.94%) Data Science
12 10 (8.13%) Business Analysis
12 10 (8.13%) Computer Science
12 10 (8.13%) Mathematics
12 10 (8.13%) Physics
12 10 (8.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (38.21%) JavaScript
2 34 (27.64%) Java
3 31 (25.20%) SQL
4 14 (11.38%) C#
4 14 (11.38%) PL/SQL
5 12 (9.76%) Python
6 11 (8.94%) Ruby
7 7 (5.69%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.25%) ES6
9 3 (2.44%) ES7
9 3 (2.44%) Java 8
10 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.81%) C++
10 1 (0.81%) Groovy
10 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (17.07%) Degree
2 4 (3.25%) CISM
2 4 (3.25%) CISSP
3 2 (1.63%) ISEB
3 2 (1.63%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.81%) CCNA
4 1 (0.81%) CCNP
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.81%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.76%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) GDPR
2 2 (1.63%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (12.20%) Docker
2 2 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.50%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.07%) Ansible
2 5 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.25%) Terraform
4 2 (1.63%) HP ALM
4 2 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.81%) Puppet
5 1 (0.81%) RANCID
5 1 (0.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (8.13%) Oracle
2 8 (6.50%) Google
2 8 (6.50%) Splunk
3 7 (5.69%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.44%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.63%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.63%) Cisco
5 2 (1.63%) HP
5 2 (1.63%) VMware
6 1 (0.81%) F5
6 1 (0.81%) Forcepoint
6 1 (0.81%) IBM