Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 174 221
Rank change year-on-year +48 +47 -3
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 112 44 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.96% 0.85% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.82% 2.06% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 83 38 18
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% +33.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £28,800 £27,125 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £69,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -

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 2,325 2,133 2,638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.72% 40.99% 45.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,532 1,347 1,374
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +7.14%
10th Percentile £29,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,700 £75,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,056 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.92% -1.89% +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

Fintech
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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +33 81 £55,000 +29.41% 12
Glasgow 0 22 £35,000 - 3
West Lothian - 6 £32,500 -
Dundee - 3 £60,000 -
Fintech
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 57 (50.89%) Finance
2 30 (26.79%) Java
3 27 (24.11%) CSS
4 26 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (22.32%) Python
5 25 (22.32%) C#
6 23 (20.54%) HTML
6 23 (20.54%) Test Automation
7 20 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
8 19 (16.96%) Web Development
8 19 (16.96%) SQL
8 19 (16.96%) .NET
9 18 (16.07%) SQL Server
9 18 (16.07%) jQuery
9 18 (16.07%) Banking
10 17 (15.18%) JavaScript
10 17 (15.18%) ASP.NET
10 17 (15.18%) MVC
10 17 (15.18%) AngularJS
11 16 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 15 (13.39%) Degree
13 13 (11.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (10.71%) Django
14 12 (10.71%) Spring
14 12 (10.71%) Manual Testing
15 11 (9.82%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (9.82%) ERP
16 10 (8.93%) Migration
16 10 (8.93%) Financial Institution
16 10 (8.93%) Amazon AWS

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 4 (3.57%) IIS
2 1 (0.89%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) SPSS
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.93%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.14%) SaaS
4 5 (4.46%) GitHub
5 4 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.68%) Office 365
7 2 (1.79%) npm
8 1 (0.89%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) Firewall
2 2 (1.79%) HTTP
2 2 (1.79%) SAN
3 1 (0.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.36%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.46%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.68%) OLTP
5 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.68%) Text Mining
6 2 (1.79%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.79%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.89%) Big Data
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (6.25%) JIRA
2 5 (4.46%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.68%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.79%) Grunt
4 2 (1.79%) gulp
5 1 (0.89%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.89%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.89%) Phabricator
5 1 (0.89%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.89%) Selenium
5 1 (0.89%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.89%) Subversion
5 1 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 57 (50.89%) Finance
2 18 (16.07%) Banking
3 10 (8.93%) Financial Institution
4 7 (6.25%) Legal
5 2 (1.79%) Advertising
5 2 (1.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Front Office
6 1 (0.89%) Publishing
6 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (51.79%) Developer
2 22 (19.64%) Senior Developer
3 14 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 13 (11.61%) Java Developer
4 13 (11.61%) Lead Developer
5 12 (10.71%) C# Developer
6 8 (7.14%) Analyst
6 8 (7.14%) Data Scientist
6 8 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Azure Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (5.36%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.36%) C# Software Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Lead C# Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Lead Software Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.11%) CSS
2 23 (20.54%) HTML
3 19 (16.96%) .NET
4 18 (16.07%) jQuery
5 17 (15.18%) AngularJS
5 17 (15.18%) ASP.NET
6 13 (11.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (10.71%) Django
7 12 (10.71%) Spring
8 11 (9.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (8.93%) Spring Boot
10 9 (8.04%) OAuth
11 8 (7.14%) HTML5
11 8 (7.14%) RESTful
12 6 (5.36%) Angular 2
12 6 (5.36%) Web Services
13 5 (4.46%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (4.46%) NumPy
13 5 (4.46%) scikit-learn
13 5 (4.46%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.57%) Computer Science
1 4 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.79%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.79%) Robotics
3 2 (1.79%) Smartphone
3 2 (1.79%) SWIFT
3 2 (1.79%) User Experience
4 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.89%) Derivative
4 1 (0.89%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.89%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.89%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.25%) Windows
2 6 (5.36%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.46%) Linux
4 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.89%) CentOS
5 1 (0.89%) Unix
5 1 (0.89%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.54%) Test Automation
3 19 (16.96%) Web Development
4 17 (15.18%) MVC
5 12 (10.71%) Manual Testing
6 11 (9.82%) ERP
7 10 (8.93%) Machine Learning
7 10 (8.93%) Migration
7 10 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (8.04%) Data Science
8 9 (8.04%) Software Engineering
9 8 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.14%) Change Management
9 8 (7.14%) Microservices
9 8 (7.14%) Scrum
10 7 (6.25%) Front End Development
10 7 (6.25%) Wealth Management
11 6 (5.36%) Data Analysis
11 6 (5.36%) Project Management
12 5 (4.46%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.79%) Java
2 25 (22.32%) C#
2 25 (22.32%) Python
3 19 (16.96%) SQL
4 17 (15.18%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.14%) R
6 6 (5.36%) Ruby
7 5 (4.46%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.57%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.68%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.79%) C
10 2 (1.79%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.89%) C++
11 1 (0.89%) Go
11 1 (0.89%) Java 8
11 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (13.39%) Degree
2 2 (1.79%) PhD
3 1 (0.89%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.89%) ISEB
3 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.89%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) GDPR
2 2 (1.79%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.79%) ISO 20022
2 2 (1.79%) PSD2
2 2 (1.79%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) SEPA
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.89%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (7.14%) Docker
2 4 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.57%) SCCM
3 3 (2.68%) Ansible
4 2 (1.79%) Puppet
5 1 (0.89%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.36%) Oracle
3 5 (4.46%) VMware
4 4 (3.57%) Google
5 2 (1.79%) Misys
5 2 (1.79%) Tableau
6 1 (0.89%) Cisco
6 1 (0.89%) Dell
6 1 (0.89%) Informatica
6 1 (0.89%) Twitter