Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 49 40 76
Rank change year-on-year -9 +36 +27
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 45 169 78
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.75% 6.13% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 6.53% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 31 113 61
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +29.41%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,825 £80,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% - +31.25%

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 1,084 2,590 2,615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 90.41% 93.94% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 588 1,640 1,675
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,100 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.86% +0.22% -
10th Percentile £31,675 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,875 £72,500 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in Edinburgh

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Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Fintech in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Fintech in Edinburgh

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Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing Fintech in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Fintech in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 24 (53.33%) Java
2 23 (51.11%) Finance
3 22 (48.89%) Banking
4 15 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 15 (33.33%) AWS
5 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (31.11%) Microservices
6 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
6 13 (28.89%) C#
6 13 (28.89%) .NET
7 12 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (24.44%) Spring
9 9 (20.00%) SQL
9 9 (20.00%) Web Services
9 9 (20.00%) React
9 9 (20.00%) Spring Boot
9 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
10 8 (17.78%) AngularJS
10 8 (17.78%) REST
11 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
11 7 (15.56%) Node.js
11 7 (15.56%) Android
11 7 (15.56%) Kotlin
11 7 (15.56%) Java 8
12 6 (13.33%) Docker
12 6 (13.33%) Machine Learning
12 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
13 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (11.11%) Project Management
13 5 (11.11%) RDBMS

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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 2 (4.44%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) AWS
2 4 (8.89%) Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.22%) GCP
3 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.22%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) SaaS
3 1 (2.22%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) LAN
1 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) JIRA
2 3 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 3 (6.67%) Xcode
3 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.44%) Selenium
3 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.22%) Gatling
4 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.22%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.22%) Maven
4 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (51.11%) Finance
2 22 (48.89%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Java Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Junior
4 5 (11.11%) Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Junior Java Software Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Junior Software Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Java Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) AWS Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Business Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Android Developer
7 2 (4.44%) iOS Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) .NET
2 11 (24.44%) Spring
3 9 (20.00%) React
3 9 (20.00%) Spring Boot
3 9 (20.00%) Web Services
4 8 (17.78%) AngularJS
4 8 (17.78%) REST
5 7 (15.56%) Node.js
6 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
7 5 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (11.11%) React Native
8 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (8.89%) HTML
8 4 (8.89%) HTML5
8 4 (8.89%) JSON
8 4 (8.89%) SOAP
9 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
9 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) User Experience
3 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Android
1 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.89%) Windows
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) Microservices
3 12 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (13.33%) Machine Learning
5 5 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 5 (11.11%) OOP
5 5 (11.11%) Open Source
5 5 (11.11%) Project Management
5 5 (11.11%) SDLC
5 5 (11.11%) Use Case
6 4 (8.89%) DevOps
6 4 (8.89%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.89%) Mobile Development
6 4 (8.89%) Scrum
6 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (6.67%) Android Development
7 3 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) Java
2 13 (28.89%) C#
2 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.00%) SQL
4 7 (15.56%) Java 8
4 7 (15.56%) Kotlin
5 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.89%) Clojure
6 4 (8.89%) Scala
6 4 (8.89%) TypeScript
7 3 (6.67%) Apple Swift
7 3 (6.67%) Objective-C
7 3 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Docker
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (4.44%) Google
2 2 (4.44%) VMware
3 1 (2.22%) Apple
3 1 (2.22%) HubSpot
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft