Period
to 10 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fintech in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fintech over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 190 195
Rank change year-on-year +116 +5 +42
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 198 45 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.70% 0.80% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.22% 2.13% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 140 28 10
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -37.04% +68.75%
10th Percentile £28,325 £31,600 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £59,125 £82,625
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -4.17%

Fintech is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,148 2,113 1,816
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.16% 37.75% 36.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,363 1,336 1,066
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,853 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.90% -0.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,313
90th Percentile £71,000 £66,250 £65,000
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

Fintech
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in Scotland over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Fintech in Scotland

Fintech
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 10 December 2018. 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 +91 170 £50,000 +11.11% 17
Glasgow +2 20 £40,000 +3.23% 3
West Lothian -12 7 £21,000 -40.00%
Fife - 1 - - 1
Fintech
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 82 (41.41%) Java
2 67 (33.84%) Finance
3 66 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 66 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (27.27%) SQL
5 52 (26.26%) Software Engineering
6 45 (22.73%) C#
7 39 (19.70%) Degree
8 37 (18.69%) CSS
9 36 (18.18%) AngularJS
10 35 (17.68%) .NET
11 33 (16.67%) HTML
11 33 (16.67%) Microservices
12 30 (15.15%) Java EE
12 30 (15.15%) Spring
13 29 (14.65%) Test Automation
14 28 (14.14%) PostgreSQL
15 27 (13.64%) Banking
16 25 (12.63%) Microsoft Azure
17 24 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
18 23 (11.62%) Relational Database
18 23 (11.62%) SQL Server
18 23 (11.62%) Web Services
19 22 (11.11%) Hibernate
19 22 (11.11%) Scrum
19 22 (11.11%) Computer Science
19 22 (11.11%) Docker
20 21 (10.61%) Hudson
20 21 (10.61%) MVC
21 20 (10.10%) Front End Development

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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 4 (2.02%) Apache
2 3 (1.52%) IIS
3 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.51%) Confluence
3 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.04%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (4.04%) OpenShift
4 7 (3.54%) SaaS
5 4 (2.02%) npm
5 4 (2.02%) Office 365
6 3 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.51%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.02%) Firewall
2 1 (0.51%) BGP
2 1 (0.51%) DNS
2 1 (0.51%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.51%) Network Security
2 1 (0.51%) SSL
2 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.51%) VoIP
2 1 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.14%) PostgreSQL
2 23 (11.62%) Relational Database
2 23 (11.62%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.03%) MySQL
5 5 (2.53%) MariaDB
5 5 (2.53%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.53%) Text Mining
6 2 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.01%) Big Data
6 2 (1.01%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.01%) OLAP
6 2 (1.01%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.01%) Power BI
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (10.61%) Hudson
2 13 (6.57%) JUnit
2 13 (6.57%) SoapUI
3 10 (5.05%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.05%) JIRA
4 9 (4.55%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.03%) Grunt
5 6 (3.03%) gulp
6 5 (2.53%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.53%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.02%) HP UFT
7 4 (2.02%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.52%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.52%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.01%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.01%) Gradle
9 2 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.01%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 67 (33.84%) Finance
2 27 (13.64%) Banking
3 7 (3.54%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.53%) Marketing
5 3 (1.52%) Games
6 1 (0.51%) Advertising
6 1 (0.51%) German Language
6 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (39.39%) Developer
2 29 (14.65%) Senior Developer
3 28 (14.14%) Analyst
4 27 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 25 (12.63%) Software Engineer
6 19 (9.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 17 (8.59%) Senior Java Developer
8 15 (7.58%) Business Analyst
9 14 (7.07%) C# Developer
10 13 (6.57%) .NET Developer
11 10 (5.05%) DevOps Engineer
12 9 (4.55%) Angular Developer
12 9 (4.55%) Architect
12 9 (4.55%) AWS Developer
12 9 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
12 9 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 8 (4.04%) HTML Developer
14 7 (3.54%) Project Manager
14 7 (3.54%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (18.69%) CSS
2 36 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 35 (17.68%) .NET
4 33 (16.67%) HTML
5 30 (15.15%) Java EE
5 30 (15.15%) Spring
6 23 (11.62%) Web Services
7 22 (11.11%) Hibernate
8 18 (9.09%) jQuery
9 17 (8.59%) ASP.NET
10 16 (8.08%) React
11 13 (6.57%) Angular 2
11 13 (6.57%) Apache MINA
11 13 (6.57%) JDBC
11 13 (6.57%) SOAP
11 13 (6.57%) Spring Boot
12 12 (6.06%) HTML5
13 11 (5.56%) RESTful
14 10 (5.05%) Sass
14 10 (5.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.54%) User Experience
3 5 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.52%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.51%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.51%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.51%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.51%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.51%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.07%) Linux
2 5 (2.53%) Windows
2 5 (2.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.01%) Unix
4 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (26.26%) Software Engineering
3 33 (16.67%) Microservices
4 29 (14.65%) Test Automation
5 22 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 22 (11.11%) Scrum
6 21 (10.61%) MVC
7 20 (10.10%) Front End Development
8 19 (9.60%) Mathematics
8 19 (9.60%) Mentoring
8 19 (9.60%) Physics
9 16 (8.08%) OO
10 15 (7.58%) Web Development
11 14 (7.07%) Customer Requirements
11 14 (7.07%) DevOps
12 13 (6.57%) Dependency Injection
12 13 (6.57%) Inversion of Control
12 13 (6.57%) Migration
12 13 (6.57%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (6.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (41.41%) Java
2 66 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 54 (27.27%) SQL
4 45 (22.73%) C#
5 17 (8.59%) Ruby
6 16 (8.08%) Java 8
7 15 (7.58%) PL/SQL
8 13 (6.57%) Python
9 10 (5.05%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.53%) PHP
10 5 (2.53%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.52%) R
11 3 (1.52%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.51%) ES6
12 1 (0.51%) ES7
12 1 (0.51%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.51%) XAML
Qualifications
1 39 (19.70%) Degree
2 4 (2.02%) PhD
3 3 (1.52%) ISEB
3 3 (1.52%) MBA
4 2 (1.01%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.51%) CCNA
5 1 (0.51%) CCNP
5 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.51%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.04%) QA
2 2 (1.01%) GDPR
3 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (11.11%) Docker
2 5 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.51%) iptables
4 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.53%) Puppet
4 4 (2.02%) Ansible
5 3 (1.52%) SCCM
6 2 (1.01%) HP ALM
6 2 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.01%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (8.59%) Oracle
2 15 (7.58%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.04%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.53%) VMware
5 3 (1.52%) Google
5 3 (1.52%) HP
6 2 (1.01%) F5
6 2 (1.01%) Facebook
6 2 (1.01%) Twitter
7 1 (0.51%) Adobe
7 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.51%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco
7 1 (0.51%) Citrix
7 1 (0.51%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.51%) Juniper
7 1 (0.51%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.51%) Perforce
7 1 (0.51%) Tableau
7 1 (0.51%) Thunderhead