Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Innovative Thinking
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 119 154
Rank change year-on-year +57 +35 +3
Permanent jobs citing Innovative Thinking 102 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.84% 0.91% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 0.98% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 76 18 4
Edinburgh median annual salary £32,000 £72,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -55.86% +72.62% -23.64%
10th Percentile £26,000 £40,000 £33,450
90th Percentile £36,000 £73,750 £54,625
Scotland median annual salary £32,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -28.89% +12.50% -20.00%

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 2422 2144 2761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 91.26% 92.81% 92.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1485 1430 1749
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.59% +2.25% +5.95%
10th Percentile £27,200 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Innovative Thinking in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing Innovative Thinking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Innovative Thinking.

1 75 (73.53%) C#
2 72 (70.59%) Java
2 72 (70.59%) Windows
2 72 (70.59%) Robotics
3 70 (68.63%) C++
4 62 (60.78%) .NET
5 59 (57.84%) Software Testing
6 57 (55.88%) Software Engineering
6 57 (55.88%) Linux
7 55 (53.92%) Degree
8 41 (40.20%) Git (software)
8 41 (40.20%) Big Data
8 41 (40.20%) Numerate Degree
9 33 (32.35%) SQL
9 33 (32.35%) Python
10 29 (28.43%) DevOps
11 28 (27.45%) SonarQube
11 28 (27.45%) Continuous Delivery
11 28 (27.45%) Artifactory
11 28 (27.45%) Jenkins
11 28 (27.45%) Ranorex
11 28 (27.45%) Phabricator
11 28 (27.45%) SOAP
11 28 (27.45%) Swing
11 28 (27.45%) GIS
11 28 (27.45%) Bugzilla
11 28 (27.45%) Debian
11 28 (27.45%) CMake
11 28 (27.45%) NuGet
11 28 (27.45%) RESTful

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 (0.98%) SAS
1 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.98%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) IMAP
1 3 (2.94%) Kerberos
1 3 (2.94%) LDAP
1 3 (2.94%) SMTP
1 3 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (40.20%) Big Data
2 28 (27.45%) GIS
3 15 (14.71%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.98%) Power BI
4 1 (0.98%) QlikView
4 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (40.20%) Git (software)
2 28 (27.45%) Artifactory
2 28 (27.45%) Bugzilla
2 28 (27.45%) CMake
2 28 (27.45%) Jenkins
2 28 (27.45%) Maven
2 28 (27.45%) MSBuild
2 28 (27.45%) NuGet
2 28 (27.45%) Phabricator
2 28 (27.45%) Ranorex
2 28 (27.45%) SonarQube
3 25 (24.51%) Selenium
4 21 (20.59%) NetBeans
5 16 (15.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (21.57%) Military
2 6 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (2.94%) Advertising
3 3 (2.94%) Marketing
4 1 (0.98%) Finance
4 1 (0.98%) Legal
Job Titles
1 82 (80.39%) Software Engineer
2 28 (27.45%) Test Engineer
3 25 (24.51%) Development Engineer
3 25 (24.51%) Software Development Engineer
3 25 (24.51%) Software Test Engineer
3 25 (24.51%) Test Development Engineer
4 16 (15.69%) C# Software Engineer
4 16 (15.69%) Java Engineer
4 16 (15.69%) Java Software Engineer
5 10 (9.80%) Developer
6 7 (6.86%) .NET Developer
6 7 (6.86%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 6 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
8 5 (4.90%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.94%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (60.78%) .NET
2 28 (27.45%) RESTful
2 28 (27.45%) SOAP
2 28 (27.45%) Swing
3 16 (15.69%) WPF
4 14 (13.73%) Web Services
5 13 (12.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 13 (12.75%) OpenCV
6 3 (2.94%) LAMP
7 2 (1.96%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.98%) CSS
8 1 (0.98%) HTML
8 1 (0.98%) Node.js
8 1 (0.98%) React
Miscellaneous
1 72 (70.59%) Robotics
2 24 (23.53%) Algorithms
3 16 (15.69%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.94%) User Experience
6 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 72 (70.59%) Windows
2 57 (55.88%) Linux
3 28 (27.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (57.84%) Software Testing
2 57 (55.88%) Software Engineering
3 29 (28.43%) DevOps
4 28 (27.45%) Continuous Delivery
5 25 (24.51%) SDET
5 25 (24.51%) Test Automation
5 25 (24.51%) Unit Testing
6 24 (23.53%) Machine Learning
7 23 (22.55%) Image Processing
8 21 (20.59%) SOA
9 16 (15.69%) Visualisation
10 15 (14.71%) Artificial Intelligence
11 13 (12.75%) Data Analysis
11 13 (12.75%) Deep Learning
11 13 (12.75%) Mathematics
11 13 (12.75%) Quantitative Analysis
12 12 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (5.88%) Software Architecture
14 5 (4.90%) Task Automation
15 3 (2.94%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 75 (73.53%) C#
2 72 (70.59%) Java
3 70 (68.63%) C++
4 33 (32.35%) Python
4 33 (32.35%) SQL
5 11 (10.78%) C
6 4 (3.92%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.98%) Lisp
8 1 (0.98%) Perl
8 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.98%) Scala
Qualifications
1 55 (53.92%) Degree
2 41 (40.20%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (2.94%) Microsoft
1 3 (2.94%) Oracle
2 1 (0.98%) Google
2 1 (0.98%) Informatica