Period
to 16 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Fintech skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fintech over the 6 months to 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 33 130
Rank change year-on-year 0 +97 +8
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 164 164 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.52% 6.42% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.04% 6.77% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 102 111 21
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -25.93%
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £67,250 £75,750 £85,000
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +24.14%

Fintech is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,040 2,422 2,502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.49% 94.76% 92.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,108 1,457 1,512
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,162 £45,830 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.46% +7.84% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,400 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +2.30%

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 16 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Fintech in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 83 (50.61%) Finance
2 75 (45.73%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (39.02%) Banking
4 43 (26.22%) Software Engineering
5 41 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 39 (23.78%) Java
7 35 (21.34%) SQL
7 35 (21.34%) Retail
8 33 (20.12%) Artificial Intelligence
8 33 (20.12%) Mentoring
9 32 (19.51%) DevOps
10 31 (18.90%) Problem-Solving
11 29 (17.68%) Azure
12 28 (17.07%) Scrum
13 26 (15.85%) Windows
13 26 (15.85%) AWS
14 24 (14.63%) HTML
15 23 (14.02%) CSS
15 23 (14.02%) Fraud Detection
16 21 (12.80%) Spring
17 20 (12.20%) .NET
17 20 (12.20%) Hybrid Cloud
18 19 (11.59%) Coaching
19 18 (10.98%) Break/Fix
19 18 (10.98%) Web Services
20 17 (10.37%) C#
20 17 (10.37%) Python
20 17 (10.37%) Microsoft
20 17 (10.37%) PostgreSQL
20 17 (10.37%) Ruby

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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 5 (3.05%) Apache
2 3 (1.83%) Confluence
3 2 (1.22%) JBoss
3 2 (1.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.61%) CMS
4 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.27%) Sketch
2 2 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.61%) InVision
3 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 29 (17.68%) Azure
2 26 (15.85%) AWS
3 14 (8.54%) Power Platform
4 13 (7.93%) SaaS
5 12 (7.32%) GCP
6 8 (4.88%) Azure Stack
6 8 (4.88%) IBM Cloud
7 7 (4.27%) Office 365
8 6 (3.66%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.44%) Internet
2 2 (1.22%) DNS
2 2 (1.22%) FTP
2 2 (1.22%) SAN
2 2 (1.22%) SMTP
2 2 (1.22%) SSH
2 2 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.37%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 14 (8.54%) Power BI
4 9 (5.49%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.88%) RDBMS
6 6 (3.66%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.66%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.44%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.44%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.44%) OLTP
7 4 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.44%) Snowflake Schema
8 3 (1.83%) Big Data
8 3 (1.83%) MySQL
8 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.22%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 11 (6.71%) TeamCity
2 10 (6.10%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.88%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.88%) Maven
4 7 (4.27%) Selenium
5 6 (3.66%) JIRA
5 6 (3.66%) JUnit
5 6 (3.66%) SoapUI
6 5 (3.05%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (2.44%) Protractor
7 4 (2.44%) Subversion
7 4 (2.44%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.83%) Ant
8 3 (1.83%) Appium
8 3 (1.83%) GitLab
8 3 (1.83%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.83%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (1.83%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.22%) Eclipse
General
1 83 (50.61%) Finance
2 64 (39.02%) Banking
3 35 (21.34%) Retail
4 4 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (31.10%) Developer
2 20 (12.20%) Java Developer
3 13 (7.93%) Analyst
4 12 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (7.32%) Senior Developer
5 10 (6.10%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (6.10%) Software Engineer
5 10 (6.10%) Technical Leader
6 8 (4.88%) Administrator
6 8 (4.88%) Backend Developer
7 7 (4.27%) Business Analyst
7 7 (4.27%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 7 (4.27%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (4.27%) Security Specialist
7 7 (4.27%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 7 (4.27%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (4.27%) Senior Security Specialist
8 6 (3.66%) Digital Designer
8 6 (3.66%) SQL Developer
8 6 (3.66%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.63%) HTML
2 23 (14.02%) CSS
3 21 (12.80%) Spring
4 20 (12.20%) .NET
5 18 (10.98%) Web Services
6 17 (10.37%) Node.js
7 13 (7.93%) Hibernate
7 13 (7.93%) React
8 9 (5.49%) AngularJS
9 8 (4.88%) JDBC
9 8 (4.88%) Spring Boot
10 7 (4.27%) jQuery
10 7 (4.27%) SOAP
11 6 (3.66%) Apache MINA
11 6 (3.66%) ASP.NET
11 6 (3.66%) Java EE
12 5 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (2.44%) React Native
13 4 (2.44%) Redux
13 4 (2.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.20%) Hybrid Cloud
2 16 (9.76%) User Experience
3 14 (8.54%) Mobile App
4 11 (6.71%) Public Cloud
5 10 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.10%) EMC VMAX
5 10 (6.10%) Virtual Team
6 6 (3.66%) Smart Home
7 5 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.22%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.22%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.85%) Windows
2 14 (8.54%) Linux
3 11 (6.71%) Windows 10
4 10 (6.10%) Android
4 10 (6.10%) Apple iOS
4 10 (6.10%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.66%) Unix
6 2 (1.22%) CentOS
6 2 (1.22%) Debian
6 2 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (45.73%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (26.22%) Software Engineering
3 33 (20.12%) Artificial Intelligence
3 33 (20.12%) Mentoring
4 32 (19.51%) DevOps
5 31 (18.90%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (17.07%) Scrum
7 23 (14.02%) Fraud Detection
8 19 (11.59%) Coaching
9 18 (10.98%) Break/Fix
10 17 (10.37%) Project Delivery
11 16 (9.76%) Microservices
11 16 (9.76%) People Management
11 16 (9.76%) Use Case
12 15 (9.15%) Infrastructure as Code
13 14 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (7.93%) Validation
15 12 (7.32%) Architectural Design
15 12 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
15 12 (7.32%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 41 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 39 (23.78%) Java
3 35 (21.34%) SQL
4 17 (10.37%) C#
4 17 (10.37%) Python
4 17 (10.37%) Ruby
5 15 (9.15%) PowerShell
6 14 (8.54%) Java 8
7 13 (7.93%) Bash Shell
8 11 (6.71%) Groovy
9 9 (5.49%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.05%) Korn
10 5 (3.05%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.44%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.22%) Bourne shell
12 2 (1.22%) C-shell
12 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.61%) C++
13 1 (0.61%) ES6
13 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (7.32%) CISM
1 12 (7.32%) CISSP
2 8 (4.88%) Degree
3 5 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.83%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.22%) PMP
6 1 (0.61%) ISEB
6 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.88%) QA
2 2 (1.22%) PSD2
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (7.93%) Docker
2 12 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.10%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.83%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.22%) NFS
6 1 (0.61%) LXC
Systems Management
1 13 (7.93%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (6.71%) Terraform
3 4 (2.44%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.83%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.61%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (10.37%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.32%) EMC
2 12 (7.32%) VMware
3 11 (6.71%) Google
3 11 (6.71%) Oracle
4 10 (6.10%) Cisco
4 10 (6.10%) Citrix
4 10 (6.10%) IBM
5 4 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.83%) Informatica
7 2 (1.22%) Perforce
8 1 (0.61%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.61%) UiPath