Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 124 131
Rank change year-on-year +91 +7 +21
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 156 29 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 6.15% 1.08% 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.23% 2.59% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 109 22 1
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £51,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.44% +57.69% -21.21%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,775 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £33,750
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year - +81.82% -33.33%

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 1,096 1,120 929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 43.22% 41.62% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 703 639 538
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £67,875
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £43,349
% change year-on-year +7.95% +1.50% +8.37%

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 22 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Fintech in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 66 (42.31%) Java
2 56 (35.90%) Finance
3 41 (26.28%) JavaScript
3 41 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (23.72%) SQL
5 34 (21.79%) C#
6 32 (20.51%) Software Engineering
7 31 (19.87%) AngularJS
8 28 (17.95%) Banking
9 27 (17.31%) .NET
10 25 (16.03%) Java EE
10 25 (16.03%) Degree
11 24 (15.38%) Spring
11 24 (15.38%) CSS
12 23 (14.74%) Microservices
13 20 (12.82%) MVC
14 19 (12.18%) Hibernate
14 19 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
14 19 (12.18%) Amazon AWS
14 19 (12.18%) Relational Database
15 18 (11.54%) Docker
15 18 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
15 18 (11.54%) HTML
16 17 (10.90%) Test Automation
16 17 (10.90%) Mentoring
17 16 (10.26%) ASP.NET
18 15 (9.62%) Oracle
18 15 (9.62%) Web Services
18 15 (9.62%) Front End Development
18 15 (9.62%) Hudson

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 5 (3.21%) Apache
2 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (1.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.18%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (12.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (3.85%) OpenShift
2 6 (3.85%) SaaS
3 5 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.56%) npm
4 4 (2.56%) Office 365
5 1 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.64%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.28%) Firewall
2 1 (0.64%) DNS
2 1 (0.64%) HTTP
2 1 (0.64%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.64%) Network Security
2 1 (0.64%) SSL
2 1 (0.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.18%) Relational Database
2 18 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (8.97%) SQL Server
4 10 (6.41%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.28%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.64%) Big Data
7 1 (0.64%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 15 (9.62%) Hudson
2 10 (6.41%) JUnit
2 10 (6.41%) SoapUI
3 6 (3.85%) Grunt
3 6 (3.85%) gulp
4 5 (3.21%) JIRA
5 4 (2.56%) Jasmine
5 4 (2.56%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.92%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.92%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (1.28%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.28%) Gradle
7 2 (1.28%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.28%) Maven
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.64%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.64%) Phabricator
8 1 (0.64%) RSpec
General
1 56 (35.90%) Finance
2 28 (17.95%) Banking
3 10 (6.41%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.56%) Marketing
5 3 (1.92%) Advertising
6 2 (1.28%) Games
7 1 (0.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (45.51%) Developer
2 35 (22.44%) Senior Developer
3 26 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 16 (10.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (9.62%) Analyst
5 15 (9.62%) C# Developer
5 15 (9.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 15 (9.62%) Software Developer
6 13 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 9 (5.77%) .NET Developer
7 9 (5.77%) Angular Developer
7 9 (5.77%) AWS Developer
7 9 (5.77%) J2EE Developer
7 9 (5.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 9 (5.77%) Senior C# Developer
8 8 (5.13%) Architect
8 8 (5.13%) Business Analyst
8 8 (5.13%) HTML Developer
9 7 (4.49%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.49%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.87%) AngularJS
2 27 (17.31%) .NET
3 25 (16.03%) Java EE
4 24 (15.38%) CSS
4 24 (15.38%) Spring
5 19 (12.18%) Hibernate
6 18 (11.54%) HTML
7 16 (10.26%) ASP.NET
8 15 (9.62%) Web Services
9 14 (8.97%) Spring Boot
10 13 (8.33%) Angular 2
11 12 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (7.69%) HTML5
12 10 (6.41%) Apache MINA
12 10 (6.41%) JDBC
12 10 (6.41%) SOAP
13 9 (5.77%) J2EE
13 9 (5.77%) OAuth
13 9 (5.77%) RESTful
14 8 (5.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.92%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.92%) User Experience
6 2 (1.28%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.28%) Robotics
7 1 (0.64%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.64%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.64%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.05%) Linux
2 3 (1.92%) Unix
3 2 (1.28%) Windows
4 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.64%) CentOS
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.28%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (20.51%) Software Engineering
3 23 (14.74%) Microservices
4 20 (12.82%) MVC
5 17 (10.90%) Mentoring
5 17 (10.90%) Test Automation
6 15 (9.62%) Front End Development
7 13 (8.33%) Mathematics
7 13 (8.33%) Physics
8 12 (7.69%) Migration
9 11 (7.05%) OO
9 11 (7.05%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (7.05%) Scrum
10 10 (6.41%) Customer Requirements
10 10 (6.41%) Dependency Injection
10 10 (6.41%) Inversion of Control
10 10 (6.41%) OOP
10 10 (6.41%) Open Source
10 10 (6.41%) Unit Testing
10 10 (6.41%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (42.31%) Java
2 41 (26.28%) JavaScript
3 37 (23.72%) SQL
4 34 (21.79%) C#
5 13 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 10 (6.41%) Java 8
7 7 (4.49%) Python
8 6 (3.85%) Ruby
8 6 (3.85%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.21%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.92%) R
11 2 (1.28%) C
11 2 (1.28%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.64%) C++
12 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 25 (16.03%) Degree
2 3 (1.92%) MBA
2 3 (1.92%) PhD
3 2 (1.28%) ISEB
3 2 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.64%) CCNA
4 1 (0.64%) CCNP
4 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.64%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.64%) GDPR
2 1 (0.64%) ISO 20022
2 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.64%) PSD2
2 1 (0.64%) SEPA
2 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (11.54%) Docker
2 4 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.49%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.92%) SCCM
3 2 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (9.62%) Oracle
2 13 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.85%) Google
3 6 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.56%) VMware
5 2 (1.28%) F5
5 2 (1.28%) Facebook
5 2 (1.28%) Tableau
5 2 (1.28%) Twitter
6 1 (0.64%) Adobe
6 1 (0.64%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco
6 1 (0.64%) Citrix
6 1 (0.64%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.64%) HP
6 1 (0.64%) Misys
6 1 (0.64%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.64%) Perforce
6 1 (0.64%) Thunderhead