Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 19 21
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 321 240 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.22% 9.10% 9.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.04% 9.74% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 198 113 143
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -15.79%
10th Percentile £32,850 £23,200 £31,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £79,000 £65,100
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -4.49% -1.11%

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 2,462 2,464 2,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.72% 93.44% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,599 1,613 1,330
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £71,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 25 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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.

1 133 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (33.96%) Finance
3 91 (28.35%) Software Engineering
3 91 (28.35%) JavaScript
4 81 (25.23%) Microsoft
5 79 (24.61%) SQL
6 73 (22.74%) DevOps
7 72 (22.43%) Java
8 70 (21.81%) Analytical Skills
9 63 (19.63%) Degree
10 61 (19.00%) Linux
11 55 (17.13%) Python
12 52 (16.20%) HTML
12 52 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
13 50 (15.58%) .NET
14 49 (15.26%) SQL Server
14 49 (15.26%) C#
14 49 (15.26%) CSS
15 48 (14.95%) Microsoft Azure
16 45 (14.02%) Windows
17 44 (13.71%) Banking
17 44 (13.71%) Amazon AWS
17 44 (13.71%) AngularJS
18 40 (12.46%) Test Automation
18 40 (12.46%) Terraform
19 39 (12.15%) React
20 38 (11.84%) Node.js
21 36 (11.21%) Google
22 35 (10.90%) Scrum
22 35 (10.90%) Decision-Making

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 11 (3.43%) JBoss
2 9 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (1.25%) SAS
4 3 (0.93%) Confluence
4 3 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.62%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.62%) Drupal
5 2 (0.62%) nginx
5 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.62%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.31%) Apache
6 1 (0.31%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.31%) CMS
6 1 (0.31%) lighttpd
6 1 (0.31%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (3.12%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.25%) AutoCAD
3 3 (0.93%) Mathcad
3 3 (0.93%) SOLIDWORKS
4 2 (0.62%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.62%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.62%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.62%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.93%) Magento
3 1 (0.31%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.31%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.31%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.31%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 48 (14.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (13.71%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (10.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (5.30%) Azure Stack
4 17 (5.30%) IBM Cloud
5 12 (3.74%) Office 365
6 11 (3.43%) SaaS
7 8 (2.49%) G Suite
8 6 (1.87%) GitHub
9 4 (1.25%) BlazeMeter
9 4 (1.25%) npm
9 4 (1.25%) Sauce Labs
10 3 (0.93%) PaaS
11 2 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.62%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.31%) Akamai
12 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.31%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.67%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.43%) Network Security
3 7 (2.18%) VPN
4 6 (1.87%) DHCP
4 6 (1.87%) DNS
4 6 (1.87%) VLAN
5 5 (1.56%) Firewall
5 5 (1.56%) Internet
5 5 (1.56%) SAN
5 5 (1.56%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (1.25%) VoIP
7 2 (0.62%) ADSL
7 2 (0.62%) LAN
7 2 (0.62%) SSL
7 2 (0.62%) WAN
7 2 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.31%) HTTP
8 1 (0.31%) Intranet
8 1 (0.31%) RTSP
8 1 (0.31%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (15.26%) SQL Server
2 32 (9.97%) Relational Database
3 20 (6.23%) MySQL
4 7 (2.18%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.87%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.87%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.56%) SAP HANA
6 5 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 4 (1.25%) GIS
7 4 (1.25%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.93%) QlikView
8 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.93%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.62%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.62%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 29 (9.03%) Git (software)
2 26 (8.10%) Selenium
3 20 (6.23%) Jenkins
4 14 (4.36%) Visual Studio Team System
5 13 (4.05%) GitLab
6 12 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (3.74%) Visual Studio
7 10 (3.12%) Hudson
8 9 (2.80%) JIRA
9 8 (2.49%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.25%) Appium
10 4 (1.25%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.25%) Maven
10 4 (1.25%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (1.25%) PhantomJS
10 4 (1.25%) Subversion
11 3 (0.93%) Protractor
12 2 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
12 2 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 109 (33.96%) Finance
2 44 (13.71%) Banking
3 19 (5.92%) Retail
4 9 (2.80%) Electronics
5 7 (2.18%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.18%) Marketing
6 4 (1.25%) Automotive
7 2 (0.62%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.62%) Law
8 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.31%) Legal
8 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (26.48%) Developer
2 35 (10.90%) Software Developer
3 32 (9.97%) Analyst
4 31 (9.66%) Java Developer
5 29 (9.03%) Software Engineer
6 25 (7.79%) Senior Developer
7 20 (6.23%) Cloud Engineer
8 19 (5.92%) Senior DevOps
9 18 (5.61%) Senior Software Developer
10 17 (5.30%) DevOps Engineer
10 17 (5.30%) Operations Engineer
10 17 (5.30%) Senior Operations Engineer
11 16 (4.98%) .NET Developer
12 14 (4.36%) .NET Software Developer
12 14 (4.36%) Support Engineer
13 13 (4.05%) Senior .NET Developer
13 13 (4.05%) Senior .NET Software Developer
14 11 (3.43%) Project Manager
14 11 (3.43%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 10 (3.12%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (16.20%) HTML
2 50 (15.58%) .NET
3 49 (15.26%) CSS
4 44 (13.71%) AngularJS
5 39 (12.15%) React
6 38 (11.84%) Node.js
7 31 (9.66%) HTML5
8 29 (9.03%) Hibernate
9 24 (7.48%) CSS3
10 22 (6.85%) Web Services
11 20 (6.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 17 (5.30%) jQuery
12 17 (5.30%) RESTful
13 16 (4.98%) Spring
14 14 (4.36%) Vue.js
15 13 (4.05%) .NET Framework
16 11 (3.43%) ASP.NET
17 10 (3.12%) Kafka
18 9 (2.80%) REST
18 9 (2.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (21.81%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (10.59%) Fintech
3 33 (10.28%) Public Cloud
4 17 (5.30%) Hybrid Cloud
5 16 (4.98%) Replication
6 13 (4.05%) Security Operations Centre
7 12 (3.74%) Algorithms
7 12 (3.74%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.74%) User Experience
8 11 (3.43%) Mobile App
9 10 (3.12%) PKI
10 8 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
11 5 (1.56%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.25%) Blog
12 4 (1.25%) Smart Home
13 3 (0.93%) Life Science
13 3 (0.93%) Optoelectronics
14 2 (0.62%) Clustering
14 2 (0.62%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 61 (19.00%) Linux
2 45 (14.02%) Windows
3 32 (9.97%) Unix
4 16 (4.98%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.87%) Android
5 6 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.62%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.62%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.62%) zOS
7 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (28.35%) Software Engineering
3 73 (22.74%) DevOps
4 52 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (12.46%) Test Automation
6 35 (10.90%) Decision-Making
6 35 (10.90%) Scrum
7 29 (9.03%) Analytics
7 29 (9.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 28 (8.72%) Artificial Intelligence
8 28 (8.72%) SDLC
9 27 (8.41%) ITIL
9 27 (8.41%) Mentoring
10 25 (7.79%) BDD
10 25 (7.79%) Coaching
10 25 (7.79%) Service Delivery
10 25 (7.79%) TDD
11 24 (7.48%) Computer Science
12 21 (6.54%) Microservices
12 21 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (28.35%) JavaScript
2 79 (24.61%) SQL
3 72 (22.43%) Java
4 55 (17.13%) Python
5 49 (15.26%) C#
6 21 (6.54%) Bash Shell
7 20 (6.23%) Ruby
8 18 (5.61%) PowerShell
8 18 (5.61%) TypeScript
9 17 (5.30%) Groovy
10 14 (4.36%) Perl
11 13 (4.05%) C++
12 11 (3.43%) PL/SQL
13 9 (2.80%) PHP
14 7 (2.18%) Java 8
15 5 (1.56%) ES6
15 5 (1.56%) Go
15 5 (1.56%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.25%) R
16 4 (1.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 63 (19.63%) Degree
2 21 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (3.43%) MCSA
5 9 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.56%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.56%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.25%) PMP
7 4 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.25%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (0.93%) PhD
9 2 (0.62%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.62%) MCSE
9 2 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.31%) ISEB
10 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.12%) PCI DSS
1 10 (3.12%) QA
2 8 (2.49%) SLA
3 5 (1.56%) PMO
4 2 (0.62%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.31%) GDPR
5 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (9.35%) Docker
2 23 (7.17%) Active Directory
3 16 (4.98%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (4.05%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 40 (12.46%) Terraform
2 28 (8.72%) Kubernetes
3 21 (6.54%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (6.23%) Puppet
5 9 (2.80%) Ansible
6 4 (1.25%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.31%) Kibana
Vendors
1 81 (25.23%) Microsoft
2 36 (11.21%) Google
3 29 (9.03%) Oracle
4 20 (6.23%) IBM
5 16 (4.98%) Splunk
6 13 (4.05%) VMware
7 11 (3.43%) ServiceNow
8 8 (2.49%) Cisco
8 8 (2.49%) SAP
9 7 (2.18%) AppDynamics
10 6 (1.87%) Dynatrace
11 5 (1.56%) CyberArk
11 5 (1.56%) Symantec
11 5 (1.56%) Tableau
12 4 (1.25%) Apple
12 4 (1.25%) CA
12 4 (1.25%) Cadence
12 4 (1.25%) New Relic
12 4 (1.25%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.25%) SolarWinds