Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 114 133
Rank change year-on-year +62 +19 +14
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 103 33 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.07% 1.31% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.80% 3.07% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 79 28 8
Edinburgh median annual salary £55,000 £46,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.92% +54.17% -14.29%
10th Percentile £29,550 £27,125 £25,125
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £47,475
Scotland median annual salary £50,750 £42,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +19.41% +41.67% -25.00%

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 1,051 1,075 1,059
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 41.53% 42.78% 42.28%
Number of salaries quoted 700 642 588
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £25,925
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £49,375 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.18% -5.56% +8.43%

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 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Fintech in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 50 (48.54%) Finance
2 36 (34.95%) Java
3 25 (24.27%) C#
3 25 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (20.39%) JavaScript
4 21 (20.39%) AngularJS
5 20 (19.42%) Banking
6 19 (18.45%) .NET
6 19 (18.45%) CSS
7 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
7 17 (16.50%) MVC
8 16 (15.53%) SQL
8 16 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 15 (14.56%) ASP.NET
10 14 (13.59%) HTML
10 14 (13.59%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (12.62%) Degree
11 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
11 13 (12.62%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (12.62%) Spring
12 12 (11.65%) Financial Institution
12 12 (11.65%) Microservices
12 12 (11.65%) Spring Boot
12 12 (11.65%) Front End Development
13 11 (10.68%) Test Automation
13 11 (10.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (10.68%) HTML5
13 11 (10.68%) Migration
14 10 (9.71%) Relational Database
14 10 (9.71%) Angular 2

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 (3.88%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (13.59%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (3.88%) npm
4 4 (3.88%) Office 365
4 4 (3.88%) SaaS
5 1 (0.97%) Asana
5 1 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.97%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.94%) SAN
2 1 (0.97%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.62%) PostgreSQL
1 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.71%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.74%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.94%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.97%) Big Data
7 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Grunt
1 5 (4.85%) gulp
1 5 (4.85%) JIRA
2 4 (3.88%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.94%) Gradle
3 2 (1.94%) Jasmine
3 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.94%) Maven
3 2 (1.94%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.97%) JUnit
4 1 (0.97%) Phabricator
4 1 (0.97%) Selenium
4 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (48.54%) Finance
2 20 (19.42%) Banking
3 12 (11.65%) Financial Institution
4 7 (6.80%) Legal
5 3 (2.91%) Advertising
6 2 (1.94%) Marketing
7 1 (0.97%) Games
7 1 (0.97%) Publishing
7 1 (0.97%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (48.54%) Developer
2 24 (23.30%) Senior Developer
3 15 (14.56%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.56%) Software Developer
4 12 (11.65%) C# Developer
4 12 (11.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 10 (9.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (6.80%) .NET Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Analyst
6 7 (6.80%) Angular Developer
6 7 (6.80%) AWS Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Azure Developer
6 7 (6.80%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Senior C# Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Senior Software Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Lead Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Lead Software Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.39%) AngularJS
2 19 (18.45%) .NET
2 19 (18.45%) CSS
3 15 (14.56%) ASP.NET
4 14 (13.59%) HTML
5 13 (12.62%) Spring
6 12 (11.65%) Spring Boot
7 11 (10.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (10.68%) HTML5
8 10 (9.71%) Angular 2
9 9 (8.74%) OAuth
10 8 (7.77%) Hibernate
10 8 (7.77%) Java EE
10 8 (7.77%) RESTful
11 7 (6.80%) J2EE
11 7 (6.80%) Sass
12 6 (5.83%) Web Services
13 5 (4.85%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (4.85%) jQuery
13 5 (4.85%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.91%) Smartphone
3 2 (1.94%) Robotics
3 2 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.94%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.97%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.77%) Linux
2 3 (2.91%) Unix
3 2 (1.94%) Windows
4 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.97%) CentOS
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (16.50%) MVC
3 12 (11.65%) Front End Development
3 12 (11.65%) Microservices
4 11 (10.68%) Migration
4 11 (10.68%) Test Automation
5 9 (8.74%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (8.74%) Software Engineering
6 8 (7.77%) OOP
6 8 (7.77%) Open Source
6 8 (7.77%) Scrum
7 7 (6.80%) Mentoring
7 7 (6.80%) Wealth Management
8 6 (5.83%) DevOps
8 6 (5.83%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.83%) Web Development
9 5 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.85%) Change Management
9 5 (4.85%) Project Management
9 5 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (34.95%) Java
2 25 (24.27%) C#
3 21 (20.39%) JavaScript
4 16 (15.53%) SQL
5 6 (5.83%) Python
6 5 (4.85%) Ruby
6 5 (4.85%) TypeScript
6 5 (4.85%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.88%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.91%) R
9 2 (1.94%) C
9 2 (1.94%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.97%) C++
10 1 (0.97%) Java 8
10 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.97%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (12.62%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) MBA
3 1 (0.97%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.97%) ISEB
3 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.97%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.94%) ISO 20022
1 2 (1.94%) PSD2
1 2 (1.94%) QA
1 2 (1.94%) SEPA
2 1 (0.97%) GDPR
2 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (8.74%) Docker
2 6 (5.83%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (16.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.77%) Oracle
3 6 (5.83%) VMware
4 4 (3.88%) Google
5 3 (2.91%) Twitter
6 2 (1.94%) Facebook
6 2 (1.94%) Misys
6 2 (1.94%) Tableau
7 1 (0.97%) Informatica