Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Innovative Thinking
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 92 94
Rank change year-on-year +29 +2 +35
Permanent jobs citing Innovative Thinking 108 59 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.25% 2.31% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 2.42% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 105 49 24
Edinburgh median annual salary £33,500 £34,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.90% +23.21% -61.38%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £42,400 £34,200
Scotland median annual salary £33,500 £34,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year -2.90% +23.21% -36.36%

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 2,388 2,433 2,368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.90% 95.19% 93.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,450 1,528 1,430
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,749 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% -2.22%

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 18 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Innovative Thinking in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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.

1 107 (99.07%) Degree
2 105 (97.22%) Robotics
2 105 (97.22%) Software Engineering
2 105 (97.22%) C#
3 101 (93.52%) Java
4 93 (86.11%) C++
5 85 (78.70%) Numerate Degree
6 73 (67.59%) Windows
7 59 (54.63%) Mathematics
8 47 (43.52%) Linux
9 46 (42.59%) Machine Learning
10 45 (41.67%) Big Data
11 43 (39.81%) Deep Learning
12 39 (36.11%) Data Mining
12 39 (36.11%) Algorithms
13 26 (24.07%) SOA
13 26 (24.07%) GIS
13 26 (24.07%) NetBeans
13 26 (24.07%) Swing
13 26 (24.07%) SQL
13 26 (24.07%) .NET
13 26 (24.07%) Visual Studio
13 26 (24.07%) SOAP
13 26 (24.07%) Git (software)
13 26 (24.07%) RESTful
13 26 (24.07%) WPF
13 26 (24.07%) Software Testing
14 20 (18.52%) Military
14 20 (18.52%) PhD
14 20 (18.52%) QA

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (41.67%) Big Data
2 39 (36.11%) Data Mining
3 26 (24.07%) GIS
Development Applications
1 26 (24.07%) Git (software)
1 26 (24.07%) NetBeans
1 26 (24.07%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (18.52%) Military
2 2 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (60.19%) Software Engineer
2 40 (37.04%) Graduate
2 40 (37.04%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 39 (36.11%) C++ Software Engineer
4 26 (24.07%) C# Software Engineer
4 26 (24.07%) Java Engineer
4 26 (24.07%) Java Software Engineer
5 25 (23.15%) Senior Software Engineer
6 20 (18.52%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
6 20 (18.52%) Graduate Java Engineer
6 20 (18.52%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
7 19 (17.59%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 17 (15.74%) Technical Leader
9 13 (12.04%) Senior Manager
9 13 (12.04%) Senior Technical Engineer
9 13 (12.04%) Senior Technical Manager
9 13 (12.04%) Technical Engineer
9 13 (12.04%) Technical Manager
10 12 (11.11%) UX Engineer
11 8 (7.41%) Product Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.07%) .NET
1 26 (24.07%) RESTful
1 26 (24.07%) SOAP
1 26 (24.07%) Swing
1 26 (24.07%) WPF
2 19 (17.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 19 (17.59%) OpenCV
2 19 (17.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 105 (97.22%) Robotics
2 39 (36.11%) Algorithms
3 12 (11.11%) Graphic Design
3 12 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 73 (67.59%) Windows
2 47 (43.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (97.22%) Software Engineering
2 59 (54.63%) Mathematics
3 46 (42.59%) Machine Learning
4 43 (39.81%) Deep Learning
5 26 (24.07%) SOA
5 26 (24.07%) Software Testing
6 20 (18.52%) Customer Requirements
7 19 (17.59%) Data Analysis
7 19 (17.59%) Image Processing
8 17 (15.74%) Technology Roadmap
9 16 (14.81%) People Management
10 13 (12.04%) GAP Analysis
10 13 (12.04%) Technical Leadership
11 12 (11.11%) Use Case
11 12 (11.11%) User Stories
11 12 (11.11%) UX Design
11 12 (11.11%) Wireframes
12 8 (7.41%) Systems Engineering
13 4 (3.70%) Reinforcement Learning
13 4 (3.70%) Simultaneous Localization and Mapping
Programming Languages
1 105 (97.22%) C#
2 101 (93.52%) Java
3 93 (86.11%) C++
4 26 (24.07%) SQL
5 8 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.41%) Python
5 8 (7.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 107 (99.07%) Degree
2 85 (78.70%) Numerate Degree
3 20 (18.52%) PhD
4 7 (6.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (18.52%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (1.85%) Microsoft
1 2 (1.85%) Oracle