Period
to 20 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fintech in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fintech over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 225 308
Rank change year-on-year +74 +83 +33
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 254 155 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.16% 1.17% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.41% 2.90% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 233 141 61
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +18.75% -40.74%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £65,000 £65,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £59,600
% change year-on-year +8.33% +0.67% -0.67%

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,696 5,341 5,139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.90% 40.28% 41.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3,762 4,165 4,292
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Fintech
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Fintech as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in the North West

Fintech
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Fintech in the North West

Fintech
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in the North West over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Fintech in the North West

Fintech
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fintech within the North West region over the 6 months to 20 November 2018. 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
Manchester +89 202 £55,000 +8.37% 45
Cheshire +28 45 £46,500 +9.41% 10
Merseyside +7 5 £50,000 - 1
Lancashire +3 2 £40,750 +1.88%
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 156 (61.42%) Finance
2 122 (48.03%) C#
3 118 (46.46%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (30.71%) Wealth Management
4 78 (30.71%) .NET
5 75 (29.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 70 (27.56%) HTML
6 70 (27.56%) Asset Management
7 69 (27.17%) Scrum
7 69 (27.17%) AngularJS
8 66 (25.98%) CSS
9 64 (25.20%) JavaScript
10 54 (21.26%) SQL Server
10 54 (21.26%) Node.js
10 54 (21.26%) DevOps
11 53 (20.87%) Java
12 51 (20.08%) MVC
13 48 (18.90%) Python
14 47 (18.50%) Amazon AWS
15 45 (17.72%) SQL
16 44 (17.32%) Windows
17 41 (16.14%) Linux
18 40 (15.75%) MongoDB
19 38 (14.96%) ASP.NET
20 37 (14.57%) TeamCity
20 37 (14.57%) Octopus Deploy
21 36 (14.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 35 (13.78%) CSS3
22 35 (13.78%) ASP.NET MVC
22 35 (13.78%) HTML5

Fintech
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (4.33%) Confluence
2 2 (0.79%) CMS
2 2 (0.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.39%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) InVision
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 75 (29.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (18.50%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (13.39%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (2.36%) Office 365
5 3 (1.18%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.79%) npm
7 1 (0.39%) AdWords
7 1 (0.39%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.39%) Google Play
7 1 (0.39%) iTunes
7 1 (0.39%) Responsys
7 1 (0.39%) SaaS
7 1 (0.39%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.57%) HTTP
1 4 (1.57%) Internet
2 1 (0.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (21.26%) SQL Server
2 40 (15.75%) MongoDB
3 33 (12.99%) SQL Server 2016
4 32 (12.60%) RavenDB
5 18 (7.09%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.36%) MySQL
8 6 (2.36%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.57%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.79%) Power BI
12 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (14.57%) Octopus Deploy
1 37 (14.57%) TeamCity
2 26 (10.24%) Git (software)
3 19 (7.48%) Selenium
4 16 (6.30%) Visual Studio
5 15 (5.91%) JIRA
6 14 (5.51%) Cucumber
7 11 (4.33%) SoapUI
8 9 (3.54%) JMeter
9 8 (3.15%) Jenkins
10 7 (2.76%) Maven
11 6 (2.36%) eggPlant
11 6 (2.36%) Gradle
11 6 (2.36%) JUnit
11 6 (2.36%) LoadRunner
11 6 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (1.97%) Jasmine
13 4 (1.57%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (1.18%) Ant
14 3 (1.18%) Oracle Forms
General
1 156 (61.42%) Finance
2 26 (10.24%) Banking
3 13 (5.12%) Advertising
4 8 (3.15%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.15%) Retail
5 7 (2.76%) Law
6 3 (1.18%) Marketing
7 2 (0.79%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 125 (49.21%) Developer
2 38 (14.96%) .NET Developer
3 33 (12.99%) C# Developer
4 24 (9.45%) .NET Developer - Fintech
5 22 (8.66%) Software Developer
6 18 (7.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 17 (6.69%) DevOps Manager
7 17 (6.69%) Senior Developer
8 16 (6.30%) C# Software Developer
9 14 (5.51%) Analyst
9 14 (5.51%) Java Developer
9 14 (5.51%) Junior
10 13 (5.12%) Full Stack Developer
11 12 (4.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 11 (4.33%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (4.33%) Junior Developer
12 11 (4.33%) PHP Developer
12 11 (4.33%) SQL Developer
13 10 (3.94%) C++ Developer
13 10 (3.94%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (30.71%) .NET
2 70 (27.56%) HTML
3 69 (27.17%) AngularJS
4 66 (25.98%) CSS
5 54 (21.26%) Node.js
6 38 (14.96%) ASP.NET
7 36 (14.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 35 (13.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 35 (13.78%) CSS3
8 35 (13.78%) HTML5
9 34 (13.39%) .NET Framework
9 34 (13.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 24 (9.45%) React
11 22 (8.66%) REST
12 18 (7.09%) SOAP
13 14 (5.51%) Spring
14 12 (4.72%) jQuery
15 11 (4.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (4.33%) Gherkin
16 9 (3.54%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.24%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (8.27%) User Experience
3 15 (5.91%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.33%) Algorithms
6 10 (3.94%) Data Structures
6 10 (3.94%) Derivative
7 6 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.57%) Internet of Things
9 3 (1.18%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.18%) State Machine
10 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.39%) iPad
10 1 (0.39%) Life Science
10 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.39%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (17.32%) Windows
2 41 (16.14%) Linux
3 5 (1.97%) Android
3 5 (1.97%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.97%) Unix
4 3 (1.18%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (46.46%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (30.71%) Wealth Management
3 70 (27.56%) Asset Management
4 69 (27.17%) Scrum
5 54 (21.26%) DevOps
6 51 (20.08%) MVC
7 34 (13.39%) Software Engineering
8 33 (12.99%) Web Application Development
9 26 (10.24%) TDD
10 23 (9.06%) BDD
10 23 (9.06%) OO
11 22 (8.66%) Microservices
12 20 (7.87%) SDLC
12 20 (7.87%) Test Automation
13 16 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (6.30%) Mentoring
13 16 (6.30%) Unit Testing
14 15 (5.91%) OOP
15 14 (5.51%) Front End Development
16 13 (5.12%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 122 (48.03%) C#
2 64 (25.20%) JavaScript
3 53 (20.87%) Java
4 48 (18.90%) Python
5 45 (17.72%) SQL
6 18 (7.09%) PHP
7 12 (4.72%) C++
8 11 (4.33%) R
9 10 (3.94%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.54%) TypeScript
11 8 (3.15%) Java 8
12 4 (1.57%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.18%) ES6
13 3 (1.18%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.18%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.79%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.39%) Apple Swift
15 1 (0.39%) ES7
15 1 (0.39%) Go
15 1 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (1.97%) Degree
2 3 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.39%) APMP
3 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.39%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.51%) QA
2 3 (1.18%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.79%) GDPR
3 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (3.54%) Docker
2 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 34 (13.39%) Ansible
1 34 (13.39%) Salt
2 2 (0.79%) Puppet
3 1 (0.39%) Icinga
3 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.39%) Nagios
3 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (4.72%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.54%) Oracle
3 6 (2.36%) Tableau
3 6 (2.36%) Zend
4 4 (1.57%) Google
4 4 (1.57%) WorldPay
5 2 (0.79%) ATG
5 2 (0.79%) hybris
5 2 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.79%) SAP
5 2 (0.79%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.79%) Twitter
6 1 (0.39%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.39%) Apple
6 1 (0.39%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.39%) Informatica
6 1 (0.39%) New Relic
6 1 (0.39%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud