Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 117 124
Rank change year-on-year +87 +7 +30
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 170 32 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.78% 1.22% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.42% 3.28% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 114 25 8
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -39.29% +69.70%
10th Percentile £30,550 £32,200 £35,625
90th Percentile £75,000 £58,750 £85,375
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -37.04% +68.75%

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 976 976 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 38.93% 37.27% 34.87%
Number of salaries quoted 607 594 512
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,900 £26,707 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,705 £44,250
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.03% +5.36%

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 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Fintech in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 71 (41.76%) Java
2 55 (32.35%) Finance
2 55 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (31.76%) JavaScript
4 51 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 41 (24.12%) SQL
6 35 (20.59%) Degree
7 30 (17.65%) Java EE
8 28 (16.47%) AngularJS
9 25 (14.71%) C#
9 25 (14.71%) Spring
9 25 (14.71%) Microservices
10 23 (13.53%) Banking
10 23 (13.53%) Test Automation
10 23 (13.53%) CSS
11 22 (12.94%) Hibernate
12 21 (12.35%) Relational Database
12 21 (12.35%) Hudson
13 20 (11.76%) Docker
13 20 (11.76%) Mentoring
13 20 (11.76%) HTML
13 20 (11.76%) .NET
14 19 (11.18%) Mathematics
14 19 (11.18%) Physics
14 19 (11.18%) Computer Science
15 16 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
15 16 (9.41%) PostgreSQL
16 15 (8.82%) PL/SQL
16 15 (8.82%) Web Services
16 15 (8.82%) Customer Requirements

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 4 (2.35%) Apache
2 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.59%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.71%) OpenShift
4 6 (3.53%) SaaS
5 4 (2.35%) npm
6 3 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.76%) Office 365
7 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.59%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) Firewall
2 1 (0.59%) DNS
2 1 (0.59%) HTTP
2 1 (0.59%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.59%) Network Security
2 1 (0.59%) SSL
2 1 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.35%) Relational Database
2 16 (9.41%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (6.47%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.29%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.18%) OLAP
6 2 (1.18%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.18%) Power BI
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.59%) Big Data
7 1 (0.59%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (12.35%) Hudson
2 13 (7.65%) JUnit
2 13 (7.65%) SoapUI
3 7 (4.12%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.53%) Grunt
4 6 (3.53%) gulp
4 6 (3.53%) JIRA
5 5 (2.94%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.35%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.35%) HP UFT
6 4 (2.35%) Jasmine
7 3 (1.76%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.18%) Gradle
8 2 (1.18%) Maven
8 2 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.18%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (1.18%) Selenium
8 2 (1.18%) webpack
9 1 (0.59%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
General
1 55 (32.35%) Finance
2 23 (13.53%) Banking
3 5 (2.94%) Financial Institution
3 5 (2.94%) Marketing
4 3 (1.76%) Games
5 1 (0.59%) Advertising
5 1 (0.59%) German Language
Job Titles
1 59 (34.71%) Developer
2 27 (15.88%) Analyst
3 26 (15.29%) Java Developer
3 26 (15.29%) Senior Developer
3 26 (15.29%) Software Engineer
4 16 (9.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (8.82%) Business Analyst
6 12 (7.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 9 (5.29%) AWS Developer
7 9 (5.29%) J2EE Developer
7 9 (5.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 8 (4.71%) Angular Developer
8 8 (4.71%) Architect
8 8 (4.71%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.71%) HTML Developer
8 8 (4.71%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.12%) .NET Developer
9 7 (4.12%) Software Architect
10 6 (3.53%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.65%) Java EE
2 28 (16.47%) AngularJS
3 25 (14.71%) Spring
4 23 (13.53%) CSS
5 22 (12.94%) Hibernate
6 20 (11.76%) .NET
6 20 (11.76%) HTML
7 15 (8.82%) Web Services
8 13 (7.65%) Apache MINA
8 13 (7.65%) JDBC
8 13 (7.65%) SOAP
9 12 (7.06%) React
10 11 (6.47%) Angular 2
10 11 (6.47%) Spring Boot
11 10 (5.88%) RESTful
11 10 (5.88%) Sass
12 9 (5.29%) ASP.NET
12 9 (5.29%) HTML5
12 9 (5.29%) J2EE
12 9 (5.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (2.94%) User Experience
3 4 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.76%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.18%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.59%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.59%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.59%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.47%) Linux
2 2 (1.18%) Unix
3 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 25 (14.71%) Microservices
4 23 (13.53%) Test Automation
5 20 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 19 (11.18%) Computer Science
6 19 (11.18%) Mathematics
6 19 (11.18%) Physics
7 15 (8.82%) Customer Requirements
8 14 (8.24%) DevOps
8 14 (8.24%) Front End Development
8 14 (8.24%) OO
9 13 (7.65%) Dependency Injection
9 13 (7.65%) Inversion of Control
9 13 (7.65%) Migration
9 13 (7.65%) Unit Testing
10 12 (7.06%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (7.06%) Scrum
11 10 (5.88%) MVC
11 10 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (41.76%) Java
2 54 (31.76%) JavaScript
3 41 (24.12%) SQL
4 25 (14.71%) C#
5 15 (8.82%) PL/SQL
6 13 (7.65%) Java 8
7 11 (6.47%) Ruby
8 10 (5.88%) TypeScript
9 7 (4.12%) Python
10 2 (1.18%) ES6
10 2 (1.18%) ES7
10 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.18%) R
10 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.59%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 35 (20.59%) Degree
2 3 (1.76%) ISEB
2 3 (1.76%) MBA
2 3 (1.76%) PhD
3 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.59%) CCNA
4 1 (0.59%) CCNP
4 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.29%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.59%) GDPR
2 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.59%) PMO
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (11.76%) Docker
2 4 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.76%) SCCM
3 2 (1.18%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.59%) Ansible
4 1 (0.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (8.24%) Oracle
2 11 (6.47%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.71%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.35%) VMware
5 3 (1.76%) Google
5 3 (1.76%) HP
6 2 (1.18%) F5
6 2 (1.18%) Facebook
6 2 (1.18%) Twitter
7 1 (0.59%) Adobe
7 1 (0.59%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.59%) Cisco
7 1 (0.59%) Citrix
7 1 (0.59%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.59%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.59%) Perforce
7 1 (0.59%) Tableau
7 1 (0.59%) Thunderhead