Period
to 23 March 2019

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 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 169 156
Rank change year-on-year +65 -13 +67
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 128 64 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.48% 1.12% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.46% 2.98% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 86 44 26
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.32% +65.32%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,675 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,375 £65,475 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 1,982 2,145 1,701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 38.35% 37.48% 36.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,250 1,443 1,065
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% -1.01%

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 March 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 March 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 +59 108 £47,500 - 6
Glasgow +11 11 £40,000 +3.23% 3
Dundee +8 3 £35,000 -41.67% 2
West Lothian -17 2 £38,500 +16.67%
Fife - 2 £50,000 -
Fintech
UK

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 55 (42.97%) Software Engineering
2 54 (42.19%) Java
3 53 (41.41%) JavaScript
4 51 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (30.47%) Finance
6 38 (29.69%) SQL
7 31 (24.22%) Degree
8 27 (21.09%) Test Automation
9 26 (20.31%) C#
10 25 (19.53%) AngularJS
11 20 (15.63%) HTML
12 19 (14.84%) CSS
13 18 (14.06%) Java EE
14 16 (12.50%) PL/SQL
14 16 (12.50%) Python
14 16 (12.50%) Docker
15 15 (11.72%) DevOps
15 15 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (11.72%) Microservices
15 15 (11.72%) Banking
16 14 (10.94%) Mathematics
16 14 (10.94%) Physics
16 14 (10.94%) Computer Science
17 13 (10.16%) QA
17 13 (10.16%) Web Development
17 13 (10.16%) Spring
17 13 (10.16%) Ruby
17 13 (10.16%) .NET
17 13 (10.16%) Oracle
18 12 (9.38%) jQuery

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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 (3.13%) Apache
2 3 (2.34%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.78%) Confluence
3 1 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (5.47%) SaaS
3 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.69%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.56%) Office 365
5 1 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.34%) Firewall
2 1 (0.78%) DNS
2 1 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (0.78%) LAN
2 1 (0.78%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.78%) Network Security
2 1 (0.78%) SSL
2 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.78%) VoIP
2 1 (0.78%) WAN
2 1 (0.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.59%) NoSQL
1 11 (8.59%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (8.59%) Relational Database
2 10 (7.81%) MySQL
3 9 (7.03%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.91%) MariaDB
6 3 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.56%) OLAP
7 2 (1.56%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (1.56%) Power BI
8 1 (0.78%) Big Data
8 1 (0.78%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Hudson
2 8 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.69%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.69%) JUnit
3 6 (4.69%) Selenium
3 6 (4.69%) SoapUI
4 5 (3.91%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.13%) HP UFT
6 3 (2.34%) Protractor
6 3 (2.34%) webpack
7 2 (1.56%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.56%) JIRA
8 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.78%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.78%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.78%) RSpec
8 1 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (30.47%) Finance
2 15 (11.72%) Banking
3 8 (6.25%) Retail
4 5 (3.91%) Games
5 4 (3.13%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.78%) German Language
Job Titles
1 35 (27.34%) Software Engineer
2 27 (21.09%) Developer
3 19 (14.84%) Analyst
4 12 (9.38%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) Business Analyst
6 9 (7.03%) Data Scientist
6 9 (7.03%) Project Manager
6 9 (7.03%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.69%) Architect
9 6 (4.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.91%) C# Software Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (3.91%) Java Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.53%) AngularJS
2 20 (15.63%) HTML
3 19 (14.84%) CSS
4 18 (14.06%) Java EE
5 13 (10.16%) .NET
5 13 (10.16%) Spring
6 12 (9.38%) jQuery
7 11 (8.59%) React
8 10 (7.81%) RESTful
9 9 (7.03%) Node.js
9 9 (7.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (6.25%) Kafka
10 8 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
10 8 (6.25%) scikit-learn
11 7 (5.47%) SOAP
12 6 (4.69%) Apache MINA
12 6 (4.69%) Hibernate
12 6 (4.69%) JDBC
12 6 (4.69%) Web Services
13 5 (3.91%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 8 (6.25%) Robotics
2 8 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (1.56%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.56%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.78%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.69%) Linux
2 2 (1.56%) Windows
3 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (42.97%) Software Engineering
2 51 (39.84%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (21.09%) Test Automation
4 15 (11.72%) DevOps
4 15 (11.72%) Microservices
5 14 (10.94%) Computer Science
5 14 (10.94%) Mathematics
5 14 (10.94%) Physics
6 13 (10.16%) Web Development
7 11 (8.59%) Customer Requirements
7 11 (8.59%) Data Modelling
7 11 (8.59%) Data Science
7 11 (8.59%) Mentoring
8 9 (7.03%) Analytics
8 9 (7.03%) Front End Development
8 9 (7.03%) Scrum
8 9 (7.03%) Visualisation
9 8 (6.25%) MVC
9 8 (6.25%) OO
9 8 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 54 (42.19%) Java
2 53 (41.41%) JavaScript
3 38 (29.69%) SQL
4 26 (20.31%) C#
5 16 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 16 (12.50%) Python
6 13 (10.16%) Ruby
7 11 (8.59%) Java 8
8 8 (6.25%) PHP
9 7 (5.47%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.34%) ES6
10 3 (2.34%) ES7
11 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.78%) C
12 1 (0.78%) C++
12 1 (0.78%) Elixir
12 1 (0.78%) Go
12 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (24.22%) Degree
2 2 (1.56%) CCNA
2 2 (1.56%) CCNP
2 2 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.56%) ISEB
2 2 (1.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.78%) PhD
3 1 (0.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.16%) QA
2 4 (3.13%) GDPR
3 2 (1.56%) PMO
4 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (12.50%) Docker
2 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.56%) HP ALM
2 2 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.78%) Ansible
3 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.78%) RANCID
3 1 (0.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (10.16%) Oracle
2 9 (7.03%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.25%) Splunk
4 6 (4.69%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.34%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.34%) Cisco
5 3 (2.34%) F5
5 3 (2.34%) HP
6 2 (1.56%) Google
6 2 (1.56%) VMware
7 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.78%) Citrix
7 1 (0.78%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.78%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.78%) Palo Alto