Period
to 24 February 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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Innovative Thinking
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 121 147
Rank change year-on-year +51 +26 +6
Permanent jobs citing Innovative Thinking 85 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.19% 0.45% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 0.49% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 81 6 8
Edinburgh median annual salary £32,000 £72,500 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -55.86% +13.73% +15.91%
10th Percentile £26,500 £45,625 £31,125
90th Percentile £36,000 £73,750 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £32,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -28.89% -18.18% -

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 2,423 2,038 2,531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 91.06% 92.68% 91.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,559 1,338 1,621
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,000 £70,075 £66,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Innovative Thinking in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 75 (88.24%) C++
1 75 (88.24%) Windows
1 75 (88.24%) Robotics
2 65 (76.47%) Java
3 62 (72.94%) C#
4 51 (60.00%) .NET
4 51 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 51 (60.00%) Software Engineering
5 50 (58.82%) Degree
5 50 (58.82%) Linux
6 47 (55.29%) Git (software)
6 47 (55.29%) Big Data
6 47 (55.29%) Numerate Degree
7 30 (35.29%) SOA
7 30 (35.29%) Python
7 30 (35.29%) NetBeans
8 29 (34.12%) SQL
9 26 (30.59%) Visual Studio
9 26 (30.59%) SOAP
9 26 (30.59%) Swing
9 26 (30.59%) GIS
9 26 (30.59%) WPF
9 26 (30.59%) RESTful
9 26 (30.59%) Visualisation
10 25 (29.41%) DevOps
11 24 (28.24%) SonarQube
11 24 (28.24%) Continuous Delivery
11 24 (28.24%) SDET
11 24 (28.24%) Phabricator
11 24 (28.24%) Test Automation

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.18%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (55.29%) Big Data
2 26 (30.59%) GIS
3 23 (27.06%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.18%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 47 (55.29%) Git (software)
2 30 (35.29%) NetBeans
3 26 (30.59%) Visual Studio
4 24 (28.24%) Artifactory
4 24 (28.24%) Bugzilla
4 24 (28.24%) CMake
4 24 (28.24%) Jenkins
4 24 (28.24%) Maven
4 24 (28.24%) MSBuild
4 24 (28.24%) NuGet
4 24 (28.24%) Phabricator
4 24 (28.24%) Ranorex
4 24 (28.24%) Selenium
4 24 (28.24%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (3.53%) Advertising
1 3 (3.53%) Marketing
2 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (88.24%) Software Engineer
2 26 (30.59%) C# Software Engineer
2 26 (30.59%) Java Engineer
2 26 (30.59%) Java Software Engineer
3 24 (28.24%) Development Engineer
3 24 (28.24%) Software Development Engineer
3 24 (28.24%) Software Test Engineer
3 24 (28.24%) Test Development Engineer
3 24 (28.24%) Test Engineer
4 4 (4.71%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (3.53%) Analyst
6 2 (2.35%) Designer
6 2 (2.35%) Developer
6 2 (2.35%) Lead Designer
6 2 (2.35%) Lead UX Designer
6 2 (2.35%) Marketing Analyst
6 2 (2.35%) UX Designer
7 1 (1.18%) Data Engineer
7 1 (1.18%) Data Science Engineer
7 1 (1.18%) Marketing Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (60.00%) .NET
2 26 (30.59%) RESTful
2 26 (30.59%) SOAP
2 26 (30.59%) Swing
2 26 (30.59%) WPF
3 22 (25.88%) Web Services
4 21 (24.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 21 (24.71%) OpenCV
5 10 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.18%) CSS
6 1 (1.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 75 (88.24%) Robotics
2 21 (24.71%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.35%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 75 (88.24%) Windows
2 50 (58.82%) Linux
3 24 (28.24%) Debian
4 14 (16.47%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 51 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 30 (35.29%) SOA
3 26 (30.59%) Visualisation
4 25 (29.41%) DevOps
5 24 (28.24%) Continuous Delivery
5 24 (28.24%) SDET
5 24 (28.24%) Test Automation
5 24 (28.24%) Unit Testing
6 22 (25.88%) Machine Learning
7 21 (24.71%) Data Analysis
7 21 (24.71%) Deep Learning
7 21 (24.71%) Image Processing
7 21 (24.71%) Mathematics
7 21 (24.71%) Quantitative Analysis
8 11 (12.94%) Data Management
9 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.71%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (4.71%) Software Architecture
9 4 (4.71%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 75 (88.24%) C++
2 65 (76.47%) Java
3 62 (72.94%) C#
4 30 (35.29%) Python
5 29 (34.12%) SQL
6 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 50 (58.82%) Degree
2 47 (55.29%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 10 (11.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.18%) Google
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle