Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Innovative Thinking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Innovative Thinking over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Innovative Thinking
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 77 113
Rank change year-on-year -13 +36 +51
Permanent jobs citing Innovative Thinking 61 78 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.43% 2.98% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 3.20% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 51 48 19
Edinburgh median annual salary £34,500 £29,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.97% -60.00% +85.90%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £41,750 £36,000 £73,750
Scotland median annual salary £34,500 £32,000 £71,250
% change year-on-year +7.81% -55.09% +78.13%

Innovative Thinking 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 2,343 2,434 2,178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.35% 93.08% 93.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,448 1,470 1,382
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,750 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +3.98% - +3.53%

Innovative Thinking
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Innovative Thinking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Innovative Thinking in Edinburgh

Innovative Thinking
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Innovative Thinking in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Innovative Thinking in Edinburgh

Innovative Thinking
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Innovative Thinking in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Innovative Thinking in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT jobs citing Innovative Thinking 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 Innovative Thinking.

1 56 (91.80%) Java
1 56 (91.80%) Software Engineering
2 54 (88.52%) Degree
2 54 (88.52%) Robotics
2 54 (88.52%) C#
2 54 (88.52%) C++
2 54 (88.52%) Windows
2 54 (88.52%) Big Data
2 54 (88.52%) Numerate Degree
3 30 (49.18%) Web Services
4 29 (47.54%) SOA
5 28 (45.90%) Data Mining
5 28 (45.90%) Linux
5 28 (45.90%) SQL
5 28 (45.90%) Military
5 28 (45.90%) Mathematics
5 28 (45.90%) Git (software)
5 28 (45.90%) Image Processing
5 28 (45.90%) RESTful
5 28 (45.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 28 (45.90%) Data Analysis
5 28 (45.90%) Machine Learning
5 28 (45.90%) Algorithms
5 28 (45.90%) OpenCV
5 28 (45.90%) Deep Learning
6 26 (42.62%) Storage Management
6 26 (42.62%) Software Testing
6 26 (42.62%) Visualisation
6 26 (42.62%) WPF
6 26 (42.62%) NetBeans

Innovative Thinking
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:

Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (88.52%) Big Data
2 28 (45.90%) Data Mining
3 26 (42.62%) GIS
4 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (45.90%) Git (software)
2 26 (42.62%) NetBeans
2 26 (42.62%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 28 (45.90%) Military
2 3 (4.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 56 (91.80%) Software Engineer
2 28 (45.90%) Java Engineer
2 28 (45.90%) Java Software Engineer
3 26 (42.62%) C# Software Engineer
4 18 (29.51%) Graduate
4 18 (29.51%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 18 (29.51%) Junior
4 18 (29.51%) Junior Software Engineer
5 10 (16.39%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 10 (16.39%) Senior Java Engineer
5 10 (16.39%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 10 (16.39%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (14.75%) Graduate Java Engineer
6 9 (14.75%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
6 9 (14.75%) Junior C# Software Engineer
6 9 (14.75%) Junior Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Business Development Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Development Manager
8 1 (1.64%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (49.18%) Web Services
2 28 (45.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 28 (45.90%) OpenCV
2 28 (45.90%) RESTful
3 26 (42.62%) .NET
3 26 (42.62%) SOAP
3 26 (42.62%) Swing
3 26 (42.62%) WPF
4 2 (3.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 54 (88.52%) Robotics
2 28 (45.90%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 54 (88.52%) Windows
2 28 (45.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (91.80%) Software Engineering
2 29 (47.54%) SOA
3 28 (45.90%) Data Analysis
3 28 (45.90%) Deep Learning
3 28 (45.90%) Image Processing
3 28 (45.90%) Machine Learning
3 28 (45.90%) Mathematics
4 26 (42.62%) Software Testing
4 26 (42.62%) Storage Management
4 26 (42.62%) Visualisation
5 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.28%) B2B
7 2 (3.28%) B2B Sales
7 2 (3.28%) Business Development
7 2 (3.28%) CRM
7 2 (3.28%) DevOps
7 2 (3.28%) High Availability
7 2 (3.28%) SDLC
8 1 (1.64%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (91.80%) Java
2 54 (88.52%) C#
2 54 (88.52%) C++
3 28 (45.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (88.52%) Degree
1 54 (88.52%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft