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

Financial Technology (Fintech)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 105 127
Rank change year-on-year +13 +22 +7
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 59 39 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.25% 1.77% 0.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.55% 4.31% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 48 31 15
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% +37.10% -17.33%
10th Percentile £32,250 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £74,250
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £30,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% +39.34% -18.67%

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 1,063 905 1,126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 40.62% 41.16% 44.70%
Number of salaries quoted 695 584 678
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -6.59% +13.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +7.14%

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 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Fintech in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (47.46%) Finance
2 24 (40.68%) Java
3 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
5 15 (25.42%) MVC
6 14 (23.73%) CSS
6 14 (23.73%) AngularJS
7 13 (22.03%) C#
7 13 (22.03%) HTML
7 13 (22.03%) Ruby
7 13 (22.03%) Degree
8 11 (18.64%) Spring
8 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
8 11 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (16.95%) Spring Boot
9 10 (16.95%) .NET
9 10 (16.95%) Banking
10 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET
10 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
10 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (13.56%) Relational Database
11 8 (13.56%) Front End Development
12 7 (11.86%) HTML5
12 7 (11.86%) SQL
12 7 (11.86%) Legal
12 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
13 6 (10.17%) Google
13 6 (10.17%) Migration
13 6 (10.17%) Financial Institution

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 (6.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (6.78%) SaaS
5 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.69%) Asana
6 1 (1.69%) GitHub
6 1 (1.69%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) SAN
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.78%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.39%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.69%) MySQL
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.39%) JIRA
1 2 (3.39%) Selenium
2 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.69%) RSpec
2 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.69%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (47.46%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Banking
3 7 (11.86%) Legal
4 6 (10.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (59.32%) Developer
2 13 (22.03%) Senior Developer
3 12 (20.34%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Lead Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Software Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) C# Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (10.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Azure Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Java Developer - Fintech
7 4 (6.78%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Data Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Lead C# Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Migration Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) AngularJS
1 14 (23.73%) CSS
2 13 (22.03%) HTML
3 11 (18.64%) Spring
4 10 (16.95%) .NET
4 10 (16.95%) Spring Boot
5 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET
5 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (11.86%) HTML5
7 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (8.47%) jQuery
8 5 (8.47%) Ruby on Rails
9 4 (6.78%) RESTful
9 4 (6.78%) Sass
10 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
10 3 (5.08%) OAuth
11 2 (3.39%) .NET Core
11 2 (3.39%) Angular 2
11 2 (3.39%) React
11 2 (3.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) Robotics
2 2 (3.39%) SWIFT
2 2 (3.39%) User Experience
3 1 (1.69%) Blog
3 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.69%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.42%) MVC
3 9 (15.25%) Test Automation
4 8 (13.56%) Front End Development
5 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.17%) Migration
7 5 (8.47%) API Development
8 4 (6.78%) Microservices
8 4 (6.78%) OOP
8 4 (6.78%) Scrum
8 4 (6.78%) SEO
8 4 (6.78%) Wealth Management
8 4 (6.78%) Web Development
9 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.08%) Data Migration
9 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (5.08%) ETL
9 3 (5.08%) Mathematics
9 3 (5.08%) Mobile Development
9 3 (5.08%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.68%) Java
2 19 (32.20%) JavaScript
3 13 (22.03%) C#
3 13 (22.03%) Ruby
4 7 (11.86%) SQL
5 4 (6.78%) Python
6 2 (3.39%) C
6 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.69%) Go
7 1 (1.69%) Java 8
7 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.69%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.39%) ISO 20022
1 2 (3.39%) PSD2
1 2 (3.39%) SEPA
2 1 (1.69%) PMO
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Docker
2 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) SCCM
2 2 (3.39%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.17%) Google
3 3 (5.08%) VMware
4 2 (3.39%) Misys
5 1 (1.69%) Informatica
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) Twitter