Period
to 10 August 2020

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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Problem-Solving
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 13 18
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Problem-Solving 81 360 243
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.03% 13.99% 9.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.13% 14.88% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 21 201 129
Median annual salary £45,000 £48,004 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.26% +6.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £34,250 £31,400 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%

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 800 2,420 2,435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 89.19% 94.02% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 465 1,474 1,527
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,125 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.10% -0.79% +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £28,749
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Problem-Solving
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Problem-Solving in Edinburgh

Problem-Solving
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Problem-Solving in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Problem-Solving in Edinburgh

Problem-Solving
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing Problem-Solving in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Problem-Solving in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 31 (38.27%) Finance
1 31 (38.27%) Software Engineering
2 24 (29.63%) C#
3 23 (28.40%) JavaScript
4 21 (25.93%) .NET
5 20 (24.69%) SQL Server
6 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (18.52%) SQL
7 15 (18.52%) Windows
8 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (14.81%) Coaching
9 12 (14.81%) Use Case
10 11 (13.58%) HTML
10 11 (13.58%) Risk Management
11 10 (12.35%) CSS
11 10 (12.35%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (12.35%) Node.js
11 10 (12.35%) Splunk
12 9 (11.11%) SIEM
12 9 (11.11%) Process Improvement
12 9 (11.11%) AngularJS
12 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
12 9 (11.11%) Mentoring
12 9 (11.11%) Algorithms
12 9 (11.11%) Resource Management
12 9 (11.11%) Degree
12 9 (11.11%) CISM
12 9 (11.11%) RDBMS
12 9 (11.11%) CISSP
12 9 (11.11%) MVC

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 3 (3.70%) SAS
2 2 (2.47%) IIS
2 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Magento
1 2 (2.47%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) AWS
2 4 (4.94%) GCP
3 3 (3.70%) Azure
3 3 (3.70%) G Suite
4 2 (2.47%) npm
4 2 (2.47%) Office 365
4 2 (2.47%) Taleo
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.23%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.23%) GitHub
5 1 (1.23%) IaaS
5 1 (1.23%) PaaS
5 1 (1.23%) SaaS
5 1 (1.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) Firewall
2 3 (3.70%) WAN
3 2 (2.47%) Intranet
3 2 (2.47%) SSH
4 1 (1.23%) Network Security
4 1 (1.23%) RTP
4 1 (1.23%) RTSP
4 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.94%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.47%) GIS
6 2 (2.47%) MySQL
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.17%) JIRA
2 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.47%) CMake
5 2 (2.47%) Subversion
5 2 (2.47%) TestRail
6 1 (1.23%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.23%) TestLink
General
1 31 (38.27%) Finance
2 9 (11.11%) Banking
3 5 (6.17%) Aerospace
3 5 (6.17%) Automotive
4 3 (3.70%) Games
4 3 (3.70%) Legal
5 2 (2.47%) Advertising
6 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (28.40%) Developer
2 21 (25.93%) Software Engineer
3 15 (18.52%) Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.17%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 5 (6.17%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Systems Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Junior
9 3 (3.70%) Junior Java Software Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Principal Software Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.93%) .NET
2 11 (13.58%) HTML
3 10 (12.35%) CSS
3 10 (12.35%) Node.js
4 9 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET
5 8 (9.88%) React
6 7 (8.64%) .NET Framework
6 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (7.41%) jQuery
8 5 (6.17%) HTML5
9 4 (4.94%) Entity Framework
9 4 (4.94%) React Native
9 4 (4.94%) Web Services
10 3 (3.70%) CSS3
10 3 (3.70%) Express
10 3 (3.70%) Hibernate
10 3 (3.70%) Spring Boot
10 3 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 5 (6.17%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.94%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (4.94%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.70%) Credit Risk
5 3 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.70%) User Experience
6 2 (2.47%) CUDA
6 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.47%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.52%) Windows
2 8 (9.88%) Linux
3 6 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.17%) Android
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.27%) Software Engineering
2 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (14.81%) Coaching
3 12 (14.81%) Use Case
4 11 (13.58%) Risk Management
5 10 (12.35%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (11.11%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 9 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 9 (11.11%) MVC
6 9 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 9 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 9 (11.11%) Security Operations
6 9 (11.11%) SIEM
6 9 (11.11%) Threat Analysis
6 9 (11.11%) Threat Intelligence
7 8 (9.88%) Computer Science
7 8 (9.88%) Decision-Making
7 8 (9.88%) Machine Learning
7 8 (9.88%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.63%) C#
2 23 (28.40%) JavaScript
3 15 (18.52%) SQL
4 8 (9.88%) Java
4 8 (9.88%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.64%) Python
6 5 (6.17%) C
6 5 (6.17%) C++
6 5 (6.17%) PHP
7 4 (4.94%) Fortran
8 3 (3.70%) Google Apps Script
8 3 (3.70%) Java 8
8 3 (3.70%) Scala
9 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.47%) C-shell
9 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.47%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) CISM
1 9 (11.11%) CISSP
1 9 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) CCNA
2 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.47%) MCITP
4 2 (2.47%) MCTS
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.23%) HNC
5 1 (1.23%) HND
5 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.23%) IFRS
1 1 (1.23%) IFRS 9
1 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.47%) Docker
3 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.70%) Puppet
3 2 (2.47%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.23%) Ansible
4 1 (1.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Splunk
2 7 (8.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.17%) Oracle
4 4 (4.94%) Cisco
4 4 (4.94%) Palo Alto
4 4 (4.94%) VMware
5 3 (3.70%) Citrix
5 3 (3.70%) Google
6 1 (1.23%) F5
6 1 (1.23%) Pega
6 1 (1.23%) Remedy
6 1 (1.23%) Symantec