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

Financial Technology (Fintech)
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 176 248
Rank change year-on-year -18 +72 +19
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 19 54 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.43% 1.09% 0.052%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 3.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 19 52 3
Leeds median annual salary £60,000 £36,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.52% +45.00% -50.00%
10th Percentile £42,250 £31,025 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,500 £72,125 £43,900
West Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% +60.00% -50.00%

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 1,520 1,715 1,957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 34.10% 34.54% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,212 1,347 1,530
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £44,512 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.10% +11.28% -
10th Percentile £24,325 £25,750 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,000 £61,315
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 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Fintech in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) JMS
4 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
4 5 (26.32%) Coaching
4 5 (26.32%) Presales
4 5 (26.32%) Line Management
4 5 (26.32%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) UML
6 3 (15.79%) Chatbot
7 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.53%) Microservices
7 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (10.53%) Feasibility Study
7 2 (10.53%) QA
7 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Ruby
7 2 (10.53%) OpenUP
7 2 (10.53%) Python
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) Advertising
8 1 (5.26%) Validation
8 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management

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 (15.79%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Sage 200
1 1 (5.26%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Test Leader
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Java Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Java Solutions Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Test Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
3 5 (26.32%) Coaching
3 5 (26.32%) Collaborative Working
3 5 (26.32%) Line Management
3 5 (26.32%) Presales
3 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (26.32%) Test Strategy
4 4 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) UML
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.53%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (10.53%) Microservices
6 2 (10.53%) OpenUP
6 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Business Development
7 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Go
3 1 (5.26%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) linkerd
1 1 (5.26%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Sage
1 1 (5.26%) Xero