Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Innovative Thinking
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 58 119
Rank change year-on-year -37 +61 +39
Permanent jobs citing Innovative Thinking 52 106 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.04% 3.92% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 4.23% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 41 75 17
Edinburgh median annual salary £34,500 £32,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.81% -55.86% +85.90%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £41,750 £36,000 £73,750
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £32,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year +9.38% -30.05% +14.38%

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 2,371 2,503 2,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 92.98% 92.46% 93.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,411 1,521 1,382
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.06% -5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £29,265
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +1.12% +2.30% +2.35%

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 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Innovative Thinking in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 48 (92.31%) Java
1 48 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 46 (88.46%) Degree
2 46 (88.46%) Robotics
2 46 (88.46%) Big Data
2 46 (88.46%) C#
2 46 (88.46%) C++
2 46 (88.46%) Windows
2 46 (88.46%) Numerate Degree
3 26 (50.00%) SOA
3 26 (50.00%) Web Services
4 24 (46.15%) Data Mining
4 24 (46.15%) Linux
4 24 (46.15%) Military
4 24 (46.15%) OpenCV
4 24 (46.15%) Deep Learning
4 24 (46.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 24 (46.15%) Git (software)
4 24 (46.15%) Image Processing
4 24 (46.15%) RESTful
4 24 (46.15%) Mathematics
4 24 (46.15%) Data Analysis
4 24 (46.15%) Algorithms
4 24 (46.15%) Machine Learning
5 22 (42.31%) Storage Management
5 22 (42.31%) WPF
5 22 (42.31%) Software Testing
5 22 (42.31%) Visualisation
5 22 (42.31%) NetBeans
5 22 (42.31%) GIS

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 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (88.46%) Big Data
2 24 (46.15%) Data Mining
3 22 (42.31%) GIS
Development Applications
1 24 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 22 (42.31%) NetBeans
2 22 (42.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (46.15%) Military
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (92.31%) Software Engineer
2 24 (46.15%) Java Engineer
2 24 (46.15%) Java Software Engineer
3 22 (42.31%) C# Software Engineer
4 18 (34.62%) Graduate
4 18 (34.62%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 18 (34.62%) Junior
4 18 (34.62%) Junior Software Engineer
5 9 (17.31%) Graduate Java Engineer
5 9 (17.31%) Graduate Java Software Engineer
5 9 (17.31%) Junior C# Software Engineer
5 9 (17.31%) Junior Java Software Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Senior Java Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.85%) IT Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.00%) Web Services
2 24 (46.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 24 (46.15%) OpenCV
2 24 (46.15%) RESTful
3 22 (42.31%) .NET
3 22 (42.31%) SOAP
3 22 (42.31%) Swing
3 22 (42.31%) WPF
4 2 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 46 (88.46%) Robotics
2 24 (46.15%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 46 (88.46%) Windows
2 24 (46.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (92.31%) Software Engineering
2 26 (50.00%) SOA
3 24 (46.15%) Data Analysis
3 24 (46.15%) Deep Learning
3 24 (46.15%) Image Processing
3 24 (46.15%) Machine Learning
3 24 (46.15%) Mathematics
4 22 (42.31%) Software Testing
4 22 (42.31%) Storage Management
4 22 (42.31%) Visualisation
5 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.85%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.85%) B2B
6 2 (3.85%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) Business Development
6 2 (3.85%) CRM
6 2 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) High Availability
6 2 (3.85%) Requirements Management
6 2 (3.85%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (92.31%) Java
2 46 (88.46%) C#
2 46 (88.46%) C++
3 22 (42.31%) SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (88.46%) Degree
1 46 (88.46%) Numerate Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft