Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 159 193 216
Rank change year-on-year +34 +23 +64
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 28 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.83% 0.38% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.32% 1.16% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 18
Leeds median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £26,500 £30,275
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £78,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £52,500 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +9.38% -11.11%

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 1,207 1,557 1,579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 35.98% 32.78% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 957 1,266 1,339
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £26,900 £27,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.32%

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 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Fintech in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (64.29%) Finance
3 13 (46.43%) Test Automation
4 12 (42.86%) Java
5 8 (28.57%) C#
5 8 (28.57%) Selenium
5 8 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (25.00%) SDET
6 7 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
6 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 7 (25.00%) Ruby
6 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (25.00%) Retail
6 7 (25.00%) Validation
6 7 (25.00%) OOP
6 7 (25.00%) Python
7 6 (21.43%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
8 5 (17.86%) CSS
8 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
8 5 (17.86%) Line Management
8 5 (17.86%) Coaching
8 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
8 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
9 4 (14.29%) Time Management
9 4 (14.29%) Spring Boot

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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 (10.71%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SMS
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Selenium
1 8 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.57%) MSTest
3 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (64.29%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Retail
3 4 (14.29%) Back Office
3 4 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Advertising
4 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Test Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Test Automation Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Development Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 4 (14.29%) Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Automation Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Automation Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Test Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Test Automation Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Test Leader
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) CSS
2 4 (14.29%) Spring
2 4 (14.29%) Spring Boot
3 3 (10.71%) Angular 2
3 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.71%) CSS3
3 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 3 (10.71%) HTML5
4 2 (7.14%) jQuery
4 2 (7.14%) JSON
4 2 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.86%) Mobile App
3 4 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Test Automation
3 7 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 7 (25.00%) OOP
3 7 (25.00%) SDET
3 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (25.00%) Validation
4 6 (21.43%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (17.86%) Coaching
5 5 (17.86%) Line Management
5 5 (17.86%) Software Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
6 4 (14.29%) Time Management
6 4 (14.29%) Wealth Management
7 3 (10.71%) Conversational UI
8 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 2 (7.14%) UX Design
8 2 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) C#
3 7 (25.00%) Python
3 7 (25.00%) Ruby
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 3 (10.71%) TypeScript
7 2 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PSD2
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat