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

Problem-Solving
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 11 11
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 +9
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 250 383 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.96% 14.22% 12.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.72% 15.28% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 142 154 197
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,750 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £23,000 £27,875 £32,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +6.51%

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 2,333 2,507 2,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 92.99% 93.06% 93.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,411 1,499 1,370
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,250 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £44,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +3.41% - +3.53%

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 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 93 (37.20%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (28.80%) Finance
3 56 (22.40%) Microsoft
4 48 (19.20%) Decision-Making
5 45 (18.00%) SQL Server
6 43 (17.20%) C#
6 43 (17.20%) Java
6 43 (17.20%) Linux
7 41 (16.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 41 (16.40%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (16.00%) Degree
9 38 (15.20%) Test Automation
9 38 (15.20%) SQL
10 37 (14.80%) Scrum
11 36 (14.40%) Software Engineering
11 36 (14.40%) Visual Studio
11 36 (14.40%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (14.00%) .NET
13 33 (13.20%) TDD
14 32 (12.80%) OO
15 27 (10.80%) Banking
15 27 (10.80%) Mentoring
16 26 (10.40%) Windows
16 26 (10.40%) Python
17 24 (9.60%) JavaScript
17 24 (9.60%) DevOps
18 23 (9.20%) Selenium
19 22 (8.80%) AngularJS
19 22 (8.80%) Service Management
20 21 (8.40%) Hibernate

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 17 (6.80%) JBoss
2 10 (4.00%) Apache
3 8 (3.20%) SAS
4 7 (2.80%) Apache Spark
4 7 (2.80%) IIS
4 7 (2.80%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.40%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.00%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.60%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.20%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.20%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.40%) CMS
10 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.80%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (2.40%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.40%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.60%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (2.40%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (2.40%) SaaS
4 6 (2.40%) Serverless
5 5 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.00%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (2.00%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.00%) IaaS
5 5 (2.00%) PaaS
6 2 (0.80%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.80%) AWS CodePipeline
6 2 (0.80%) Datadog
6 2 (0.80%) GitHub
6 2 (0.80%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.80%) Office 365
6 2 (0.80%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (0.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.80%) SMS
2 6 (2.40%) DNS
2 6 (2.40%) iSCSI
2 6 (2.40%) LAN
2 6 (2.40%) SAN
2 6 (2.40%) SSH
2 6 (2.40%) TCP/IP
2 6 (2.40%) WAN
2 6 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (1.60%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (1.60%) Internet
4 3 (1.20%) Firewall
5 2 (0.80%) HTTP
6 1 (0.40%) ATM
6 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.40%) Modbus
6 1 (0.40%) VLAN
6 1 (0.40%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.60%) Big Data
2 9 (3.60%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.40%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (2.00%) Apache Hive
4 5 (2.00%) MySQL
5 4 (1.60%) QlikView
6 3 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.20%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.20%) MS Access
6 3 (1.20%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.20%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.20%) Redis
6 3 (1.20%) Sqoop
7 2 (0.80%) BigQuery
7 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 41 (16.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (14.40%) Visual Studio
3 23 (9.20%) Selenium
4 16 (6.40%) SpecFlow
5 12 (4.80%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 10 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 10 (4.00%) LoadRunner
7 9 (3.60%) Cucumber
7 9 (3.60%) FitNesse
8 8 (3.20%) Bugzilla
8 8 (3.20%) JMeter
8 8 (3.20%) LoadUI
9 7 (2.80%) JIRA
10 6 (2.40%) Maven
11 5 (2.00%) Subversion
12 4 (1.60%) HP UFT
12 4 (1.60%) Vagrant
13 3 (1.20%) GitLab
13 3 (1.20%) TestComplete
General
1 72 (28.80%) Finance
2 27 (10.80%) Banking
3 6 (2.40%) Marketing
4 5 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.60%) Advertising
5 4 (1.60%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Automotive
6 1 (0.40%) Front Office
6 1 (0.40%) Legal
6 1 (0.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (28.80%) Developer
2 44 (17.60%) Analyst
3 32 (12.80%) Senior Developer
4 28 (11.20%) Software Developer
5 27 (10.80%) Senior Software Developer
6 18 (7.20%) Software Engineer
7 16 (6.40%) .NET Developer
7 16 (6.40%) Java Developer
8 15 (6.00%) Tester
9 13 (5.20%) .NET Software Developer
9 13 (5.20%) Graduate
9 13 (5.20%) Senior .NET Developer
9 13 (5.20%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 13 (5.20%) Test Analyst
10 12 (4.80%) Business Analyst
10 12 (4.80%) Technical Developer
11 11 (4.40%) Administrator
11 11 (4.40%) Consultant
12 9 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support
13 8 (3.20%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.00%) .NET
2 22 (8.80%) AngularJS
3 21 (8.40%) Hibernate
4 19 (7.60%) Java EE
5 18 (7.20%) Spring
6 17 (6.80%) HTML
7 15 (6.00%) CSS
8 14 (5.60%) ASP.NET
9 12 (4.80%) .NET Framework
9 12 (4.80%) Drools
10 10 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (4.00%) jQuery
11 7 (2.80%) Web Services
12 6 (2.40%) EJB
12 6 (2.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (2.00%) Dojo
13 5 (2.00%) EJB 3.0
13 5 (2.00%) HTML5
13 5 (2.00%) Kafka
13 5 (2.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.40%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.40%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (4.40%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.40%) Fintech
4 9 (3.60%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.80%) Algorithms
5 7 (2.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.60%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.20%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.80%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.80%) PMI
8 2 (0.80%) User Experience
8 2 (0.80%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 43 (17.20%) Linux
2 26 (10.40%) Windows
3 21 (8.40%) Unix
4 12 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.60%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.60%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.80%) AIX
7 2 (0.80%) VMS
8 1 (0.40%) Android
8 1 (0.40%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (37.20%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (19.20%) Decision-Making
3 38 (15.20%) Test Automation
4 37 (14.80%) Scrum
5 36 (14.40%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (14.40%) Software Engineering
6 33 (13.20%) TDD
7 32 (12.80%) OO
8 27 (10.80%) Mentoring
9 24 (9.60%) DevOps
10 22 (8.80%) Service Management
11 19 (7.60%) Analytics
11 19 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (7.20%) ITIL
12 18 (7.20%) SDLC
13 17 (6.80%) Defect Management
14 16 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (6.00%) ITSM
16 14 (5.60%) MVC
16 14 (5.60%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (17.20%) C#
1 43 (17.20%) Java
2 38 (15.20%) SQL
3 26 (10.40%) Python
4 24 (9.60%) JavaScript
5 16 (6.40%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.80%) C++
6 7 (2.80%) PHP
6 7 (2.80%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.40%) Ruby
7 6 (2.40%) Scala
8 5 (2.00%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.00%) VB
9 4 (1.60%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.60%) R
10 3 (1.20%) Java 8
10 3 (1.20%) Java 9
11 2 (0.80%) Go
11 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (16.00%) Degree
2 13 (5.20%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.80%) MCSE
4 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.80%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.80%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.40%) CISM
5 1 (0.40%) CISSP
5 1 (0.40%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.40%) SLA
2 5 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.80%) QA
4 2 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (5.20%) Firmware
2 10 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.00%) NFS
3 9 (3.60%) Docker
4 6 (2.40%) Samba
4 6 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.20%) HDFS
7 2 (0.80%) ACF2
7 2 (0.80%) RACF
7 2 (0.80%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.80%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.80%) vSphere
8 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (4.00%) Terraform
2 8 (3.20%) Ansible
2 8 (3.20%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.20%) SCCM
3 6 (2.40%) Puppet
4 5 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (2.00%) Oozie
5 4 (1.60%) vCenter Server
5 4 (1.60%) vMotion
6 3 (1.20%) Grafana
6 3 (1.20%) Rancher
7 2 (0.80%) CA Endevor
7 2 (0.80%) PowerCLI
7 2 (0.80%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.80%) Sysdig
8 1 (0.40%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.40%) Nagios
8 1 (0.40%) Packer
8 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 56 (22.40%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.40%) Oracle
3 15 (6.00%) VMware
4 7 (2.80%) Mashery
4 7 (2.80%) Splunk
4 7 (2.80%) TIBCO
5 5 (2.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.60%) Dell
6 4 (1.60%) HP
6 4 (1.60%) Tableau
7 3 (1.20%) Ab Initio
7 3 (1.20%) Google
7 3 (1.20%) Informatica
7 3 (1.20%) Progress
7 3 (1.20%) Teradata
8 2 (0.80%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.80%) Cisco
8 2 (0.80%) IBM
8 2 (0.80%) Juniper
8 2 (0.80%) Salesforce.com