Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 104 137
Rank change year-on-year -9 +33 +1
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 38 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.40% 1.15% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.53% 3.17% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 8
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £67,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +76.47% +2.00%
10th Percentile £32,425 £31,425 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,250 £85,000 £69,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £63,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year -25.49% +87.50% -38.18%

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 1,078 788 1,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 39.65% 36.13% 43.38%
Number of salaries quoted 674 518 729
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,500 £28,600 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%

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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Fintech in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Java
3 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
4 13 (34.21%) Finance
5 12 (31.58%) Ruby
6 10 (26.32%) Spring
6 10 (26.32%) HTML
7 9 (23.68%) CSS
7 9 (23.68%) Spring Boot
8 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
8 7 (18.42%) SQL
8 7 (18.42%) Degree
8 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
8 7 (18.42%) AngularJS
9 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (15.79%) MVC
9 6 (15.79%) Front End Development
10 5 (13.16%) HTML5
11 4 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (10.53%) WordPress
11 4 (10.53%) SEO
11 4 (10.53%) Scrum
11 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
11 4 (10.53%) .NET
11 4 (10.53%) C#
11 4 (10.53%) Linux
11 4 (10.53%) OOP
11 4 (10.53%) Python
11 4 (10.53%) Microsoft

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 (10.53%) WordPress
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.63%) Datazen
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.63%) Power BI
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.26%) JIRA
1 2 (5.26%) Selenium
1 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.63%) RSpec
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Senior Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (10.53%) Lead Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Graduate Project Manager
8 1 (2.63%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) HTML
1 10 (26.32%) Spring
2 9 (23.68%) CSS
2 9 (23.68%) Spring Boot
3 7 (18.42%) AngularJS
4 5 (13.16%) HTML5
5 4 (10.53%) .NET
5 4 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (7.89%) jQuery
6 3 (7.89%) Sass
7 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.26%) React
8 1 (2.63%) .NET Core
8 1 (2.63%) Angular 2
8 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.63%) Highcharts JS
8 1 (2.63%) REST
8 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Blog
2 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Unix
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
3 6 (15.79%) Front End Development
3 6 (15.79%) MVC
4 4 (10.53%) Microservices
4 4 (10.53%) OOP
4 4 (10.53%) Scrum
4 4 (10.53%) SEO
4 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.89%) Mobile Development
5 3 (7.89%) Open Source
5 3 (7.89%) TDD
6 2 (5.26%) Analytics
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.26%) DevOps
6 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
6 2 (5.26%) OO
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (2.63%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
3 12 (31.58%) Ruby
4 7 (18.42%) SQL
5 4 (10.53%) C#
5 4 (10.53%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) Go
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.63%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.63%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) PMO
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.63%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Google
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) VMware