Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Innovative Thinking
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 118 134
Rank change year-on-year +20 +16 +17
Permanent jobs citing Innovative Thinking 52 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.91% 0.82% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 0.88% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 50 6 8
Edinburgh median annual salary £32,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.95% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,000 £32,525
90th Percentile £39,750 £58,250 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £32,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% -9.09% +16.56%

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 2,535 2,171 2,329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.30% 93.14% 91.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,618 1,365 1,452
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Innovative Thinking in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 45 (86.54%) C++
1 45 (86.54%) Windows
1 45 (86.54%) Robotics
2 38 (73.08%) Software Engineering
3 37 (71.15%) Java
4 36 (69.23%) Degree
4 36 (69.23%) Big Data
4 36 (69.23%) Numerate Degree
5 35 (67.31%) C#
6 30 (57.69%) Git (software)
7 28 (53.85%) Software Testing
8 27 (51.92%) .NET
8 27 (51.92%) Linux
9 21 (40.38%) SQL
10 20 (38.46%) Web Services
10 20 (38.46%) SOA
10 20 (38.46%) RESTful
11 18 (34.62%) Image Processing
11 18 (34.62%) Machine Learning
11 18 (34.62%) OpenCV
11 18 (34.62%) Deep Learning
11 18 (34.62%) Visualisation
11 18 (34.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 18 (34.62%) Mathematics
11 18 (34.62%) WPF
11 18 (34.62%) NetBeans
11 18 (34.62%) Data Analysis
11 18 (34.62%) Data Mining
11 18 (34.62%) GIS
11 18 (34.62%) Visual Studio

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.31%) NuGet
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (69.23%) Big Data
2 18 (34.62%) Data Mining
2 18 (34.62%) GIS
3 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (57.69%) Git (software)
2 18 (34.62%) NetBeans
2 18 (34.62%) Visual Studio
3 10 (19.23%) Selenium
4 9 (17.31%) Artifactory
4 9 (17.31%) Bugzilla
4 9 (17.31%) CMake
4 9 (17.31%) Jenkins
4 9 (17.31%) Maven
4 9 (17.31%) MSBuild
4 9 (17.31%) Phabricator
4 9 (17.31%) Ranorex
4 9 (17.31%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (15.38%) Military
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 47 (90.38%) Software Engineer
2 20 (38.46%) Java Engineer
2 20 (38.46%) Java Software Engineer
3 18 (34.62%) C# Software Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) Test Engineer
5 9 (17.31%) Development Engineer
5 9 (17.31%) Software Development Engineer
5 9 (17.31%) Software Test Engineer
5 9 (17.31%) Test Development Engineer
6 8 (15.38%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 8 (15.38%) Senior Java Engineer
6 8 (15.38%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 8 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) AWS DevOps
8 1 (1.92%) Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) User Experience Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (51.92%) .NET
2 20 (38.46%) RESTful
2 20 (38.46%) Web Services
3 18 (34.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 18 (34.62%) OpenCV
3 18 (34.62%) SOAP
3 18 (34.62%) Swing
3 18 (34.62%) WPF
4 10 (19.23%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 45 (86.54%) Robotics
2 18 (34.62%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (86.54%) Windows
2 27 (51.92%) Linux
3 10 (19.23%) Robot Operating System
4 9 (17.31%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (73.08%) Software Engineering
2 28 (53.85%) Software Testing
3 20 (38.46%) SOA
4 18 (34.62%) Data Analysis
4 18 (34.62%) Deep Learning
4 18 (34.62%) Image Processing
4 18 (34.62%) Machine Learning
4 18 (34.62%) Mathematics
4 18 (34.62%) Visualisation
5 11 (21.15%) DevOps
6 10 (19.23%) Data Management
6 10 (19.23%) Quantitative Analysis
6 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
7 9 (17.31%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (17.31%) SDET
7 9 (17.31%) Unit Testing
8 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.77%) Kanban
10 3 (5.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (86.54%) C++
2 37 (71.15%) Java
3 35 (67.31%) C#
4 21 (40.38%) SQL
5 9 (17.31%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (69.23%) Degree
1 36 (69.23%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Puppet