Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 187 237
Rank change year-on-year +13 +50 -1
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 46 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.83% 0.32% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.09% 0.86% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 29 10 7
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £67,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.04% +68.75% -27.27%
10th Percentile £31,950 £26,250 £29,900
90th Percentile £58,750 £82,625 £63,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 2197 1850 2697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.56% 37.31% 41.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1392 1112 1584
Scotland median annual salary £44,705 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.19% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,638 £27,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £63,925
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 +8 32 £42,500 -39.29% 2
Glasgow - 12 £40,000 - 2
West Lothian - 2 £35,000 -
Fintech
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing Fintech also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) Java
3 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
4 12 (26.09%) SQL
4 12 (26.09%) AngularJS
5 11 (23.91%) Ruby
5 11 (23.91%) HTML
5 11 (23.91%) CSS
6 9 (19.57%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (17.39%) Oracle
7 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
7 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (15.22%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (15.22%) Spring
8 7 (15.22%) C#
8 7 (15.22%) OOP
9 6 (13.04%) Finance
9 6 (13.04%) Degree
9 6 (13.04%) Big Data
9 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
9 6 (13.04%) React
9 6 (13.04%) Spring Boot
9 6 (13.04%) Front End Development
10 5 (10.87%) Jupyter
10 5 (10.87%) Microservices
10 5 (10.87%) DevOps
10 5 (10.87%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (10.87%) Open Source
10 5 (10.87%) HTML5

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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 (10.87%) Jupyter
2 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (15.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.17%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.04%) Big Data
3 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 5 (10.87%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.17%) Blockchain
6 1 (2.17%) Datazen
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.17%) Power BI
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Selenium
1 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.17%) Grunt
2 1 (2.17%) gulp
2 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Senior Developer
3 9 (19.57%) Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Data Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (8.70%) Ruby Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Ruby Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Applications Support
8 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) AngularJS
2 11 (23.91%) CSS
2 11 (23.91%) HTML
3 7 (15.22%) Spring
4 6 (13.04%) React
4 6 (13.04%) Spring Boot
5 5 (10.87%) .NET
5 5 (10.87%) HTML5
5 5 (10.87%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (6.52%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.35%) CSS3
7 2 (4.35%) Sass
8 1 (2.17%) .NET Core
8 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.17%) Angular 2
8 1 (2.17%) jQuery
8 1 (2.17%) RESTful
8 1 (2.17%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Linux
1 1 (2.17%) Unix
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.22%) OOP
3 6 (13.04%) Front End Development
4 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
4 5 (10.87%) DevOps
4 5 (10.87%) Microservices
4 5 (10.87%) MVC
4 5 (10.87%) Open Source
4 5 (10.87%) Product Management
4 5 (10.87%) Project Management
4 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.70%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 4 (8.70%) OO
5 4 (8.70%) Scrum
5 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.35%) API Development
7 2 (4.35%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (2.17%) Mobile Development
8 1 (2.17%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) Java
2 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
3 12 (26.09%) SQL
4 11 (23.91%) Ruby
5 7 (15.22%) C#
6 5 (10.87%) Python
7 2 (4.35%) C++
7 2 (4.35%) PHP
8 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.17%) R
8 1 (2.17%) Scala
8 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.17%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
1 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.17%) Ansible
2 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Google
3 1 (2.17%) HP
3 1 (2.17%) VMware