Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Problem-Solving skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Problem-Solving over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 11 11
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 +10
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 244 373 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.75% 14.06% 11.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.38% 15.19% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 151 161 202
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £28,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £63,750 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%

Problem-Solving 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 2,351 2,456 2,146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.93% 92.61% 93.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,423 1,520 1,421
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,450 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,705 £44,500
% change year-on-year +0.66% +0.46% +4.71%

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Problem-Solving as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Edinburgh

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Edinburgh

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Problem-Solving in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT jobs citing Problem-Solving 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 Problem-Solving.

1 80 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (28.69%) Finance
3 53 (21.72%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (21.31%) Decision-Making
4 52 (21.31%) Degree
5 50 (20.49%) Microsoft
6 40 (16.39%) C#
7 39 (15.98%) SQL Server
8 38 (15.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 38 (15.57%) Test Automation
9 37 (15.16%) Java
10 36 (14.75%) .NET
10 36 (14.75%) SQL
11 33 (13.52%) Visual Studio
11 33 (13.52%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (13.11%) Linux
12 32 (13.11%) Banking
13 29 (11.89%) Software Engineering
13 29 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (11.89%) DevOps
14 26 (10.66%) OO
15 25 (10.25%) Python
15 25 (10.25%) TDD
15 25 (10.25%) Scrum
15 25 (10.25%) Mentoring
16 24 (9.84%) Selenium
17 23 (9.43%) Windows
18 22 (9.02%) JavaScript
18 22 (9.02%) SLA
18 22 (9.02%) Analytics

Problem-Solving
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 16 (6.56%) SAS
2 15 (6.15%) JBoss
3 7 (2.87%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.46%) Apache
5 5 (2.05%) Apache Pig
5 5 (2.05%) Apache Spark
5 5 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.64%) IIS
7 3 (1.23%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.41%) CMS
9 1 (0.41%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.41%) MODX
Applications
1 9 (3.69%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.05%) SPSS
3 4 (1.64%) AutoCAD
3 4 (1.64%) Mathcad
3 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.64%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (2.46%) BusinessWorks
1 6 (2.46%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.41%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.41%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.97%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.46%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.46%) Serverless
3 5 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.05%) Amazon EMR
3 5 (2.05%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.23%) Office 365
5 2 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.82%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.82%) AWS CodePipeline
5 2 (0.82%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.82%) Datadog
5 2 (0.82%) GitHub
5 2 (0.82%) Sumo Logic
5 2 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.87%) SAN
2 6 (2.46%) LAN
2 6 (2.46%) WAN
2 6 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (1.64%) Internet
3 4 (1.64%) SMS
4 3 (1.23%) DNS
4 3 (1.23%) Firewall
4 3 (1.23%) iSCSI
4 3 (1.23%) SSH
4 3 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.41%) ATM
5 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.41%) HTTP
5 1 (0.41%) Intranet
5 1 (0.41%) Modbus
5 1 (0.41%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.41%) VLAN
5 1 (0.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.10%) Big Data
2 10 (4.10%) QlikView
3 8 (3.28%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.05%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (2.05%) Apache Hive
4 5 (2.05%) Spotfire
5 3 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (1.23%) MS Access
5 3 (1.23%) MySQL
5 3 (1.23%) Sqoop
6 2 (0.82%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.82%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.41%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 38 (15.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 33 (13.52%) Visual Studio
3 24 (9.84%) Selenium
4 16 (6.56%) SpecFlow
5 15 (6.15%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (3.69%) Cucumber
7 7 (2.87%) FitNesse
7 7 (2.87%) JMeter
7 7 (2.87%) LoadRunner
7 7 (2.87%) LoadUI
8 6 (2.46%) Git (software)
8 6 (2.46%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.46%) JIRA
9 4 (1.64%) Subversion
10 3 (1.23%) Bugzilla
10 3 (1.23%) GitLab
11 2 (0.82%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.82%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.82%) JUnit
11 2 (0.82%) Travis CI
General
1 70 (28.69%) Finance
2 32 (13.11%) Banking
3 10 (4.10%) Electronics
4 7 (2.87%) Marketing
5 6 (2.46%) Automotive
6 5 (2.05%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.64%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.82%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 77 (31.56%) Developer
2 36 (14.75%) Analyst
3 33 (13.52%) Software Developer
4 32 (13.11%) Senior Developer
5 28 (11.48%) Senior Software Developer
6 19 (7.79%) .NET Developer
7 18 (7.38%) .NET Software Developer
8 16 (6.56%) Senior .NET Developer
8 16 (6.56%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 16 (6.56%) Tester
9 14 (5.74%) Java Developer
9 14 (5.74%) Technical Developer
10 13 (5.33%) Business Analyst
11 11 (4.51%) Administrator
11 11 (4.51%) DevOps Developer
11 11 (4.51%) Senior DevOps
11 11 (4.51%) Software Engineer
12 10 (4.10%) C# Developer
12 10 (4.10%) Consultant
12 10 (4.10%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.75%) .NET
2 16 (6.56%) Hibernate
2 16 (6.56%) HTML
3 15 (6.15%) Spring
4 14 (5.74%) CSS
5 13 (5.33%) AngularJS
5 13 (5.33%) Java EE
6 12 (4.92%) .NET Framework
6 12 (4.92%) ASP.NET
6 12 (4.92%) jQuery
7 10 (4.10%) Drools
8 9 (3.69%) Web Services
9 8 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (2.87%) Kafka
11 5 (2.05%) Node.js
11 5 (2.05%) RESTful
11 5 (2.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (1.64%) CGI
12 4 (1.64%) EJB
12 4 (1.64%) React
Miscellaneous
1 53 (21.72%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.79%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.92%) Fintech
4 8 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.87%) Mainframe
5 7 (2.87%) VSAM
6 5 (2.05%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (2.05%) PMI
6 5 (2.05%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (1.64%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.64%) Blog
7 4 (1.64%) Life Science
7 4 (1.64%) Optoelectronics
7 4 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.64%) User Experience
8 3 (1.23%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.23%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.11%) Linux
2 23 (9.43%) Windows
3 21 (8.61%) Unix
4 6 (2.46%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.64%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.64%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.82%) VMS
8 1 (0.41%) Android
8 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (21.31%) Decision-Making
3 38 (15.57%) Test Automation
4 33 (13.52%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (11.89%) DevOps
5 29 (11.89%) Software Engineering
5 29 (11.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (10.66%) OO
7 25 (10.25%) Mentoring
7 25 (10.25%) Scrum
7 25 (10.25%) TDD
8 22 (9.02%) Analytics
9 15 (6.15%) Microservices
9 15 (6.15%) Release Management
10 14 (5.74%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 14 (5.74%) Test Scripting
10 14 (5.74%) Web Development
11 13 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (5.33%) ITIL
11 13 (5.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (16.39%) C#
2 37 (15.16%) Java
3 36 (14.75%) SQL
4 25 (10.25%) Python
5 22 (9.02%) JavaScript
6 19 (7.79%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.87%) COBOL
8 6 (2.46%) Perl
8 6 (2.46%) PHP
8 6 (2.46%) Scala
8 6 (2.46%) VB
9 5 (2.05%) C++
9 5 (2.05%) Ruby
9 5 (2.05%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.05%) Tcl
10 4 (1.64%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.64%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.23%) R
12 2 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (21.31%) Degree
2 14 (5.74%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.05%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.64%) PhD
6 2 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.82%) MCSE
6 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.41%) CISM
7 1 (0.41%) CISSP
7 1 (0.41%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.02%) SLA
2 7 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.05%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.64%) PMO
5 2 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 13 (5.33%) Firmware
2 10 (4.10%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.87%) Docker
3 7 (2.87%) NFS
3 7 (2.87%) Time Sharing Option
4 6 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.23%) HDFS
6 3 (1.23%) Samba
7 2 (0.82%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.82%) vSphere
8 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (3.28%) SCCM
2 7 (2.87%) Ansible
2 7 (2.87%) CA Endevor
2 7 (2.87%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.87%) Terraform
3 5 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (2.05%) Oozie
4 4 (1.64%) vCenter Server
4 4 (1.64%) vMotion
5 3 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.82%) Grafana
6 2 (0.82%) PowerCLI
6 2 (0.82%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.82%) Puppet
6 2 (0.82%) Sysdig
7 1 (0.41%) Graphite
7 1 (0.41%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.41%) Icinga
7 1 (0.41%) Packer
Vendors
1 50 (20.49%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.97%) Oracle
3 15 (6.15%) VMware
4 7 (2.87%) IBM
4 7 (2.87%) Splunk
5 6 (2.46%) Mashery
5 6 (2.46%) Tableau
5 6 (2.46%) TIBCO
6 5 (2.05%) Ab Initio
6 5 (2.05%) Cadence
6 5 (2.05%) Synopsys
7 4 (1.64%) Dell
7 4 (1.64%) HP
7 4 (1.64%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.23%) Cisco
8 3 (1.23%) Informatica
8 3 (1.23%) Progress
8 3 (1.23%) Teradata
9 2 (0.82%) Juniper
9 2 (0.82%) MicroStrategy