Period
to 15 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fintech in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fintech over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 175 233
Rank change year-on-year +13 +58 +42
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 29 48 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.75% 1.01% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.10% 2.90% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 29 46 7
Leeds median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% +42.86% -44.00%
10th Percentile £36,000 £31,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £78,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year +50.00% +22.14% -34.50%

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 Leeds with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,379 1,654 1,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 35.44% 34.87% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,068 1,285 1,437
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Fintech
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Fintech as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in Leeds

Fintech
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Fintech in Leeds.

Salary trend for Fintech in Leeds

Fintech
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in Leeds over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Fintech in Leeds

For the 6 months to 15 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Java
3 15 (51.72%) Finance
4 14 (48.28%) Test Automation
5 7 (24.14%) Python
5 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (24.14%) Artificial Intelligence
5 7 (24.14%) Ruby
5 7 (24.14%) Software Testing
5 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
5 7 (24.14%) Line Management
5 7 (24.14%) Coaching
5 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (20.69%) WebDriver
6 6 (20.69%) SDET
6 6 (20.69%) Analytical Thinking
6 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
6 6 (20.69%) Retail
6 6 (20.69%) Selenium
6 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
6 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
6 6 (20.69%) OOP
6 6 (20.69%) C#
6 6 (20.69%) Validation
7 5 (17.24%) JMS
7 5 (17.24%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (17.24%) Banking
7 5 (17.24%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (17.24%) Presales

Fintech
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Sage 200
1 1 (3.45%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Selenium
1 6 (20.69%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (51.72%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Retail
3 5 (17.24%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Advertising
5 1 (3.45%) Automotive
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Test Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Test Automation Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Test Leader
5 4 (13.79%) Test Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Automation Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Java Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Java Solutions Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Automation Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Test Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Test Automation Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) JMS
2 4 (13.79%) Spring
2 4 (13.79%) Spring Boot
3 3 (10.34%) Angular 2
3 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
3 3 (10.34%) CSS3
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
3 3 (10.34%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Test Automation
3 7 (24.14%) Artificial Intelligence
3 7 (24.14%) Coaching
3 7 (24.14%) Line Management
3 7 (24.14%) Software Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
4 6 (20.69%) Analytical Thinking
4 6 (20.69%) OOP
4 6 (20.69%) SDET
4 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
4 6 (20.69%) Validation
5 5 (17.24%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (17.24%) Presales
5 5 (17.24%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (6.90%) Microservices
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) Python
2 7 (24.14%) Ruby
3 6 (20.69%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.45%) Go
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) PSD2
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) linkerd
1 1 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Sage
2 1 (3.45%) Xero