Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 306 339
Rank change year-on-year +89 +33 +43
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 154 61 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.16% 0.49% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.95% 1.22% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 140 61 29
North West median annual salary £47,750 £40,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.38% -40.74% +38.46%
10th Percentile £32,475 £23,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 5226 5008 4616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.20% 40.26% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4084 4177 3668
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,325 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,250 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +46 99 £50,750 +12.78% 6
Cheshire -6 46 £42,500 +25.93% 4
Lancashire - 7 £40,000 - 2
Merseyside +14 2 £55,000 +120.00%
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Fintech also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 105 (68.18%) Finance
2 103 (66.88%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (57.14%) C#
4 80 (51.95%) AngularJS
5 76 (49.35%) .NET
6 75 (48.70%) SQL Server
7 66 (42.86%) MVC
8 63 (40.91%) HTML
9 61 (39.61%) CSS
10 59 (38.31%) ASP.NET
11 52 (33.77%) Microsoft Azure
12 51 (33.12%) Scrum
13 47 (30.52%) Wealth Management
14 46 (29.87%) .NET Framework
15 45 (29.22%) ASP.NET MVC
16 44 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 43 (27.92%) HTML5
18 42 (27.27%) CSS3
18 42 (27.27%) JavaScript
18 42 (27.27%) SQL
19 41 (26.62%) Asset Management
20 40 (25.97%) SQL Server 2016
21 39 (25.32%) MongoDB
22 36 (23.38%) TDD
23 35 (22.73%) RavenDB
23 35 (22.73%) Web Application Development
23 35 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
24 24 (15.58%) React
25 23 (14.94%) QA
26 21 (13.64%) Angular 2

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 6 (3.90%) Confluence
2 5 (3.25%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.30%) IIS
3 2 (1.30%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 52 (33.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 4 (2.60%) npm
4 4 (2.60%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.65%) Responsys
5 1 (0.65%) SaaS
5 1 (0.65%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.25%) Internet
2 1 (0.65%) Intranet
2 1 (0.65%) Skype
2 1 (0.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (48.70%) SQL Server
2 40 (25.97%) SQL Server 2016
3 39 (25.32%) MongoDB
4 35 (22.73%) RavenDB
5 10 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (5.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (5.19%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.30%) Power BI
10 2 (1.30%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (1.30%) QlikView
11 1 (0.65%) MySQL
11 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (12.99%) Jenkins
2 17 (11.04%) Selenium
3 13 (8.44%) TeamCity
4 9 (5.84%) SoapUI
5 8 (5.19%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (3.90%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.25%) SonarQube
9 4 (2.60%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.95%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.95%) JIRA
10 3 (1.95%) NUnit
10 3 (1.95%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.30%) JUnit
11 2 (1.30%) Subversion
12 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.65%) JMeter
12 1 (0.65%) Maven
12 1 (0.65%) TestNG
12 1 (0.65%) Zephyr
General
1 105 (68.18%) Finance
2 6 (3.90%) Banking
2 6 (3.90%) Marketing
3 5 (3.25%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.95%) Law
5 2 (1.30%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.65%) Automotive
6 1 (0.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.65%) Legal
6 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 94 (61.04%) Developer
2 67 (43.51%) .NET Developer
3 28 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
3 28 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 12 (7.79%) Software Developer
5 11 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
5 11 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
5 11 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 10 (6.49%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (6.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (5.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.55%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Analyst
9 6 (3.90%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 6 (3.90%) SQL BI Developer
9 6 (3.90%) SQL Server BI Developer
9 6 (3.90%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
9 6 (3.90%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (51.95%) AngularJS
2 76 (49.35%) .NET
3 63 (40.91%) HTML
4 61 (39.61%) CSS
5 59 (38.31%) ASP.NET
6 46 (29.87%) .NET Framework
7 45 (29.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 43 (27.92%) HTML5
10 42 (27.27%) CSS3
11 35 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 24 (15.58%) React
13 21 (13.64%) Angular 2
14 13 (8.44%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (8.44%) jQuery
15 12 (7.79%) KnockoutJS
16 10 (6.49%) Entity Framework
16 10 (6.49%) LESS
17 9 (5.84%) Spring
18 8 (5.19%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.04%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (2.60%) Internet of Things
3 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.30%) Replication
5 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.65%) PMI
5 1 (0.65%) Social Media
5 1 (0.65%) User Experience
5 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.30%) Android
1 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.65%) Windows
2 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (66.88%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (42.86%) MVC
3 51 (33.12%) Scrum
4 47 (30.52%) Wealth Management
5 41 (26.62%) Asset Management
6 36 (23.38%) TDD
7 35 (22.73%) Web Application Development
8 19 (12.34%) Test Automation
9 16 (10.39%) SOLID
10 11 (7.14%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.49%) API Development
11 10 (6.49%) Waterfall
12 8 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (5.19%) Front End Development
12 8 (5.19%) Mentoring
12 8 (5.19%) SOA
13 7 (4.55%) BDD
13 7 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (4.55%) SDLC
13 7 (4.55%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 88 (57.14%) C#
2 42 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 42 (27.27%) SQL
3 16 (10.39%) Java
4 7 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.90%) PHP
6 5 (3.25%) C
6 5 (3.25%) Python
7 3 (1.95%) VB
7 3 (1.95%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.30%) R
8 2 (1.30%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.30%) VBScript
9 1 (0.65%) Groovy
9 1 (0.65%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.65%) PHP 7
9 1 (0.65%) Ruby
9 1 (0.65%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (5.19%) Degree
2 4 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.95%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.30%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.94%) QA
2 2 (1.30%) PMO
2 2 (1.30%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (6.49%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.55%) Adobe
2 7 (4.55%) Capita
3 5 (3.25%) Castleton
3 5 (3.25%) Google
4 4 (2.60%) Oracle
5 3 (1.95%) WorldPay
6 2 (1.30%) Apigee
6 2 (1.30%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.30%) Sun
7 1 (0.65%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud