Period
to 23 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Fintech skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fintech over the 6 months to 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 59 104 184
Rank change year-on-year +45 +80 +38
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 231 141 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.46% 2.58% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.78% 2.74% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 164 109 32
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.65% +41.67%
10th Percentile £35,000 £26,650 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £75,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Fintech 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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,834 5,155 5,022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.43% 94.29% 93.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3,061 3,452 3,122
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% -2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Fintech
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Fintech as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in Scotland

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Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Fintech in Scotland

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Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Fintech in Scotland

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Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fintech within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +18 189 £52,500 -4.55% 31
Glasgow +42 39 £52,500 +31.25% 8
Fife - 3 £35,000 - 1
West Lothian -6 2 £45,500 +116.67%
Dundee - 1 £35,000 -
Fintech
UK

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, IT jobs citing Fintech 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 111 (48.05%) Finance
2 106 (45.89%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (39.39%) JavaScript
4 79 (34.20%) Banking
5 75 (32.47%) Software Engineering
6 64 (27.71%) Artificial Intelligence
7 57 (24.68%) Retail
8 56 (24.24%) Azure
9 54 (23.38%) DevOps
9 54 (23.38%) Mentoring
10 53 (22.94%) SQL
11 51 (22.08%) Scrum
12 47 (20.35%) React
13 45 (19.48%) Java
14 43 (18.61%) HTML
14 43 (18.61%) CSS
14 43 (18.61%) Python
14 43 (18.61%) Problem-Solving
15 40 (17.32%) Ruby
16 36 (15.58%) AWS
16 36 (15.58%) Windows
17 35 (15.15%) Terraform
18 34 (14.72%) Fraud Detection
19 33 (14.29%) Docker
19 33 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
19 33 (14.29%) C#
20 32 (13.85%) AngularJS
21 31 (13.42%) GCP
21 31 (13.42%) Google
22 30 (12.99%) .NET

Fintech
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 9 (3.90%) Apache
2 3 (1.30%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.30%) Confluence
3 2 (0.87%) JBoss
3 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.43%) nginx
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.43%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 56 (24.24%) Azure
2 36 (15.58%) AWS
3 31 (13.42%) GCP
4 18 (7.79%) IBM Cloud
5 17 (7.36%) Azure Stack
6 15 (6.49%) Power Platform
7 13 (5.63%) SaaS
8 11 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (3.03%) GitHub
9 7 (3.03%) Office 365
10 6 (2.60%) G Suite
10 6 (2.60%) Trello
11 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.16%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.73%) Internet
3 3 (1.30%) DNS
3 3 (1.30%) SAN
4 2 (0.87%) Firewall
4 2 (0.87%) SMTP
4 2 (0.87%) SSH
5 1 (0.43%) DHCP
5 1 (0.43%) IPsec
5 1 (0.43%) LAN
5 1 (0.43%) NAS
5 1 (0.43%) VoIP
5 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.39%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (6.49%) Power BI
4 13 (5.63%) MySQL
5 12 (5.19%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (3.90%) NoSQL
7 8 (3.46%) Relational Database
8 7 (3.03%) Oracle Database
9 6 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (2.60%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (2.60%) Text Mining
10 5 (2.16%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.73%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.73%) OLTP
11 4 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.73%) Snowflake Schema
12 3 (1.30%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.87%) Big Data
13 2 (0.87%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (11.69%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.79%) Jenkins
3 14 (6.06%) JIRA
4 13 (5.63%) TeamCity
5 7 (3.03%) RSpec
6 6 (2.60%) JUnit
6 6 (2.60%) Selenium
6 6 (2.60%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.73%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.30%) Appium
8 3 (1.30%) Maven
8 3 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.30%) Protractor
8 3 (1.30%) Subversion
8 3 (1.30%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.30%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.87%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.43%) Gradle
10 1 (0.43%) Hudson
10 1 (0.43%) SonarQube
General
1 111 (48.05%) Finance
2 79 (34.20%) Banking
3 57 (24.68%) Retail
4 10 (4.33%) Marketing
5 4 (1.73%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.30%) German Language
7 2 (0.87%) Games
7 2 (0.87%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 68 (29.44%) Developer
2 26 (11.26%) Software Engineer
3 25 (10.82%) Analyst
4 23 (9.96%) DevOps Engineer
5 22 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 20 (8.66%) Cloud Engineer
7 18 (7.79%) Business Analyst
8 14 (6.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 14 (6.06%) Java Developer
9 12 (5.19%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 12 (5.19%) Security Specialist
9 12 (5.19%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 12 (5.19%) Senior Security Specialist
10 10 (4.33%) Senior Software Engineer
10 10 (4.33%) Technical Leader
11 9 (3.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 8 (3.46%) Product Owner
13 7 (3.03%) Administrator
13 7 (3.03%) Lead Business Analyst
13 7 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (20.35%) React
2 43 (18.61%) CSS
2 43 (18.61%) HTML
3 32 (13.85%) AngularJS
4 30 (12.99%) .NET
5 19 (8.23%) HTML5
5 19 (8.23%) Node.js
5 19 (8.23%) Web Services
6 18 (7.79%) jQuery
7 15 (6.49%) Ruby on Rails
7 15 (6.49%) Spring
8 13 (5.63%) ASP.NET
9 11 (4.76%) CSS3
9 11 (4.76%) Vue.js
10 10 (4.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (3.90%) Hibernate
11 9 (3.90%) Java EE
11 9 (3.90%) Redux
12 8 (3.46%) .NET Core
12 8 (3.46%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.55%) Hybrid Cloud
2 23 (9.96%) Smart Home
3 22 (9.52%) Public Cloud
4 20 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.63%) Mobile App
5 13 (5.63%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (4.33%) EMC VMAX
6 10 (4.33%) Virtual Team
7 9 (3.90%) User Experience
8 7 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.60%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.60%) Blog
9 6 (2.60%) Robotics
10 5 (2.16%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.87%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.43%) Clustering
12 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (15.58%) Windows
2 30 (12.99%) Linux
3 13 (5.63%) Android
3 13 (5.63%) Apple iOS
4 11 (4.76%) Windows 10
5 10 (4.33%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.46%) Unix
7 3 (1.30%) CentOS
7 3 (1.30%) Debian
8 2 (0.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (45.89%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (32.47%) Software Engineering
3 64 (27.71%) Artificial Intelligence
4 54 (23.38%) DevOps
4 54 (23.38%) Mentoring
5 51 (22.08%) Scrum
6 43 (18.61%) Problem-Solving
7 34 (14.72%) Fraud Detection
8 29 (12.55%) Test Automation
9 27 (11.69%) Break/Fix
10 26 (11.26%) Use Case
11 25 (10.82%) Cybersecurity
11 25 (10.82%) Microservices
12 24 (10.39%) Collaborative Working
12 24 (10.39%) Infrastructure as Code
12 24 (10.39%) Web Development
13 23 (9.96%) Customer Engagement
13 23 (9.96%) Dynamic Pricing
14 21 (9.09%) MVC
15 18 (7.79%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 91 (39.39%) JavaScript
2 53 (22.94%) SQL
3 45 (19.48%) Java
4 43 (18.61%) Python
5 40 (17.32%) Ruby
6 33 (14.29%) C#
7 20 (8.66%) Bash Shell
8 17 (7.36%) Groovy
9 12 (5.19%) PowerShell
10 11 (4.76%) PL/SQL
10 11 (4.76%) TypeScript
11 9 (3.90%) Java 8
12 7 (3.03%) PHP
13 4 (1.73%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.87%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.87%) C++
14 2 (0.87%) C-shell
14 2 (0.87%) Korn
14 2 (0.87%) Perl
14 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (7.36%) CISM
1 17 (7.36%) CISSP
2 16 (6.93%) Degree
3 8 (3.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.87%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.73%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) PSD2
2 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (14.29%) Docker
2 12 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.87%) NFS
5 1 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (15.15%) Terraform
2 33 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (6.93%) Ansible
4 9 (3.90%) Puppet
5 7 (3.03%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (13.42%) Google
2 30 (12.99%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.66%) IBM
4 13 (5.63%) Oracle
5 12 (5.19%) EMC
5 12 (5.19%) VMware
6 10 (4.33%) Adobe
6 10 (4.33%) Cisco
6 10 (4.33%) Citrix
7 7 (3.03%) Splunk
8 6 (2.60%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.87%) Informatica
10 1 (0.43%) Blue Prism
10 1 (0.43%) Cognos
10 1 (0.43%) Sybase
10 1 (0.43%) UiPath
10 1 (0.43%) Veeam