Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 191 213
Rank change year-on-year +115 +22 +26
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 191 34 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.54% 0.61% 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.25% 1.51% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 138 26 4
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +81.82% -33.33%
10th Percentile £29,375 £29,375 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,275 £85,000 £32,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -2.13%

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 2,315 2,259 2,216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 42.96% 40.82% 41.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,536 1,390 1,161
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £43,349
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +1.50% +8.37%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,500 £68,750 £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

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Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 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 +95 156 £52,500 +2.44% 18
Glasgow +16 27 £40,000 +3.23% 2
West Lothian -12 8 £21,000 -
Fintech
UK

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 73 (38.22%) Finance
2 67 (35.08%) Java
3 51 (26.70%) SQL
3 51 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (24.61%) JavaScript
4 47 (24.61%) C#
5 40 (20.94%) .NET
6 39 (20.42%) CSS
7 36 (18.85%) AngularJS
8 33 (17.28%) HTML
9 32 (16.75%) Software Engineering
9 32 (16.75%) Microsoft Azure
10 30 (15.71%) Banking
10 30 (15.71%) Degree
11 29 (15.18%) SQL Server
12 28 (14.66%) Microservices
13 26 (13.61%) Amazon AWS
13 26 (13.61%) MVC
14 25 (13.09%) PostgreSQL
14 25 (13.09%) Test Automation
15 24 (12.57%) Spring
16 23 (12.04%) Java EE
16 23 (12.04%) ASP.NET
17 21 (10.99%) Web Services
17 21 (10.99%) Python
18 20 (10.47%) jQuery
18 20 (10.47%) Scrum
18 20 (10.47%) Relational Database
19 19 (9.95%) Docker
20 18 (9.42%) Hibernate

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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 5 (2.62%) Apache
1 5 (2.62%) IIS
2 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (1.05%) SPSS
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (16.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (13.61%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.24%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (3.66%) SaaS
5 6 (3.14%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (3.14%) Office 365
6 5 (2.62%) OpenShift
7 4 (2.09%) GitHub
7 4 (2.09%) npm
8 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.14%) Firewall
2 2 (1.05%) VoIP
3 1 (0.52%) BGP
3 1 (0.52%) DNS
3 1 (0.52%) HTTP
3 1 (0.52%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.52%) Network Security
3 1 (0.52%) SSL
3 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.09%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (10.47%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.76%) RDBMS
5 8 (4.19%) Text Mining
6 6 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.57%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.05%) Blockchain
8 2 (1.05%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.05%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.05%) MySQL
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (7.33%) Hudson
2 9 (4.71%) JUnit
2 9 (4.71%) SoapUI
3 8 (4.19%) JIRA
3 8 (4.19%) TeamCity
4 6 (3.14%) Grunt
4 6 (3.14%) gulp
4 6 (3.14%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.09%) Jasmine
6 3 (1.57%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.57%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.57%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (1.05%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.05%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.05%) Gradle
7 2 (1.05%) Maven
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.05%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.05%) Subversion
7 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 73 (38.22%) Finance
2 30 (15.71%) Banking
3 10 (5.24%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.09%) Marketing
5 3 (1.57%) Advertising
6 2 (1.05%) Games
6 2 (1.05%) Legal
7 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (46.60%) Developer
2 38 (19.90%) Senior Developer
3 26 (13.61%) Java Developer
4 21 (10.99%) Analyst
5 20 (10.47%) C# Developer
6 17 (8.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 15 (7.85%) .NET Developer
7 15 (7.85%) Senior Java Developer
7 15 (7.85%) Software Developer
8 12 (6.28%) Software Engineer
9 10 (5.24%) Lead Developer
10 9 (4.71%) Angular Developer
10 9 (4.71%) AWS Developer
10 9 (4.71%) Business Analyst
10 9 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.71%) J2EE Developer
10 9 (4.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 9 (4.71%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (4.19%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (20.94%) .NET
2 39 (20.42%) CSS
3 36 (18.85%) AngularJS
4 33 (17.28%) HTML
5 24 (12.57%) Spring
6 23 (12.04%) ASP.NET
6 23 (12.04%) Java EE
7 21 (10.99%) Web Services
8 20 (10.47%) jQuery
9 18 (9.42%) Hibernate
10 14 (7.33%) Spring Boot
11 13 (6.81%) Angular 2
11 13 (6.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 13 (6.81%) HTML5
12 11 (5.76%) React
12 11 (5.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (5.24%) SOAP
14 9 (4.71%) Django
14 9 (4.71%) OAuth
14 9 (4.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.38%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.09%) User Experience
5 3 (1.57%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.05%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.05%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.05%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.05%) Robotics
7 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.52%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.52%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.52%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.52%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.33%) Linux
2 10 (5.24%) Windows
3 9 (4.71%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.57%) Unix
4 3 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.05%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.05%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (16.75%) Software Engineering
3 28 (14.66%) Microservices
4 26 (13.61%) MVC
5 25 (13.09%) Test Automation
6 20 (10.47%) Scrum
7 17 (8.90%) Front End Development
7 17 (8.90%) Web Development
8 16 (8.38%) Mentoring
8 16 (8.38%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (7.33%) Data Science
9 14 (7.33%) Migration
10 12 (6.28%) Mathematics
10 12 (6.28%) OO
10 12 (6.28%) Physics
10 12 (6.28%) Wealth Management
11 10 (5.24%) DevOps
11 10 (5.24%) Machine Learning
11 10 (5.24%) OOP
11 10 (5.24%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 67 (35.08%) Java
2 51 (26.70%) SQL
3 47 (24.61%) C#
3 47 (24.61%) JavaScript
4 21 (10.99%) Python
5 12 (6.28%) PL/SQL
6 10 (5.24%) Ruby
7 9 (4.71%) Java 8
8 8 (4.19%) R
9 6 (3.14%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.14%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.62%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.05%) C
11 2 (1.05%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.05%) PHP
12 1 (0.52%) C++
12 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 30 (15.71%) Degree
2 4 (2.09%) PhD
3 3 (1.57%) MBA
4 2 (1.05%) ISEB
4 2 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.52%) CCNA
5 1 (0.52%) CCNP
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.52%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.62%) QA
2 3 (1.57%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.05%) GDPR
3 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.52%) PSD2
4 1 (0.52%) SEPA
4 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (9.95%) Docker
2 5 (2.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.52%) iptables
4 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.14%) Kubernetes
3 5 (2.62%) Ansible
3 5 (2.62%) Puppet
4 3 (1.57%) SCCM
5 2 (1.05%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (9.42%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.85%) Oracle
3 6 (3.14%) Google
4 5 (2.62%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.62%) VMware
5 2 (1.05%) Cisco
5 2 (1.05%) F5
5 2 (1.05%) Facebook
5 2 (1.05%) Tableau
5 2 (1.05%) Twitter
6 1 (0.52%) Adobe
6 1 (0.52%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.52%) Citrix
6 1 (0.52%) Dell
6 1 (0.52%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.52%) HP
6 1 (0.52%) Misys
6 1 (0.52%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.52%) Perforce
6 1 (0.52%) Thunderhead