Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Refactoring skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Refactoring over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Refactoring
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 138 126
Rank change year-on-year 0 -12 +22
Permanent jobs citing Refactoring 10 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.41% 0.73% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.79% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 5
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -2.26%
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year - +33.33% +12.50%

Refactoring 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 2,259 2,414 2,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 93.73% 92.77% 93.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,408 1,506 1,371
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,979 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

Refactoring
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Refactoring as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Refactoring in Edinburgh

Refactoring
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Refactoring in Edinburgh

Refactoring
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Refactoring in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Refactoring in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT jobs citing Refactoring 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 Refactoring.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) REST
3 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) OO
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) WCF
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Ajax
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) SOAP
4 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (30.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

Refactoring
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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) Ajax
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (30.00%) WCF
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) Grails
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (10.00%) React
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (10.00%) Vue.js
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Issue Tracking
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) Kotlin
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) PhD
3 1 (10.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft