Period
to 4 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Fintech skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fintech over the 6 months to 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
England > North West
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 119 112 193
Rank change year-on-year -7 +81 +125
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 194 280 190
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 2.42% 2.76% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 3.00% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 188 270 228
Median annual salary £52,500 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +8.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £35,875 £31,250 £31,600
90th Percentile £73,250 £75,103 £65,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -

Fintech is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,362 9,342 12,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.80% 92.13% 92.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5,787 7,202 9,690
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in the North West

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Salary Trend in the North West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Fintech in the North West.

Salary trend for Fintech in the North West

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Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Fintech in the North West over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Fintech in the North West

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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 4 April 2020. 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 -3 154 £52,500 -8.70% 26
Merseyside +20 17 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Cheshire -6 15 £57,500 +17.95% 9
Lancashire +26 8 £46,250 -7.50%
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England

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, 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 98 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (42.78%) JavaScript
3 81 (41.75%) C#
4 79 (40.72%) .NET
5 62 (31.96%) AngularJS
6 61 (31.44%) Azure
7 53 (27.32%) Finance
8 50 (25.77%) CSS
9 47 (24.23%) HTML
10 44 (22.68%) SQL
11 43 (22.16%) React
12 41 (21.13%) Microservices
12 41 (21.13%) Greenfield Project
13 40 (20.62%) DevOps
14 38 (19.59%) MVC
15 34 (17.53%) .NET Core
16 33 (17.01%) ASP.NET
17 32 (16.49%) Vue.js
18 30 (15.46%) AWS
19 29 (14.95%) TDD
19 29 (14.95%) SDLC
20 28 (14.43%) ASP.NET Web API
21 27 (13.92%) Scrum
22 25 (12.89%) ASP.NET MVC
22 25 (12.89%) Docker
23 22 (11.34%) Kubernetes
24 19 (9.79%) CRM
24 19 (9.79%) RESTful
25 18 (9.28%) SQL Server
25 18 (9.28%) Microsoft

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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 4 (2.06%) IIS
2 2 (1.03%) CMS
2 2 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.03%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Chatbot
1 2 (1.03%) InVision
1 2 (1.03%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 11 (5.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (31.44%) Azure
2 30 (15.46%) AWS
3 11 (5.67%) SaaS
4 4 (2.06%) AWS CodeBuild
4 4 (2.06%) AWS CodePipeline
4 4 (2.06%) Datadog
4 4 (2.06%) Serverless
5 3 (1.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.55%) Office 365
6 2 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.03%) GCP
6 2 (1.03%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon Cognito
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (0.52%) AWS CodeCommit
7 1 (0.52%) AWS Fargate
7 1 (0.52%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) VLAN
1 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.64%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.61%) Blockchain
3 7 (3.61%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.09%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.06%) MySQL
7 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.03%) Power BI
8 2 (1.03%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.52%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.52%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.52%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.52%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 18 (9.28%) Octopus Deploy
2 13 (6.70%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.09%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.06%) Selenium
6 3 (1.55%) GitLab
6 3 (1.55%) JIRA
6 3 (1.55%) SoapUI
6 3 (1.55%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.55%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.03%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.52%) Codeception
8 1 (0.52%) NUnit
8 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (27.32%) Finance
2 10 (5.15%) Banking
3 2 (1.03%) Games
4 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 106 (54.64%) Developer
2 25 (12.89%) C# Developer
3 24 (12.37%) Software Developer
4 22 (11.34%) Senior Developer
5 17 (8.76%) .NET Developer
6 14 (7.22%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (6.19%) React Developer
8 11 (5.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (5.67%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (5.15%) Analyst
9 10 (5.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (4.64%) PHP Developer
11 8 (4.12%) AWS Developer
11 8 (4.12%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (3.61%) Automation Engineer
12 7 (3.61%) Blockchain Developer
12 7 (3.61%) Business Analyst
12 7 (3.61%) Information Security Engineer
12 7 (3.61%) PHP Laravel Developer
12 7 (3.61%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (40.72%) .NET
2 62 (31.96%) AngularJS
3 50 (25.77%) CSS
4 47 (24.23%) HTML
5 43 (22.16%) React
6 34 (17.53%) .NET Core
7 33 (17.01%) ASP.NET
8 32 (16.49%) Vue.js
9 28 (14.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 25 (12.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 19 (9.79%) RESTful
12 13 (6.70%) HTML5
12 13 (6.70%) Web Services
13 12 (6.19%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (6.19%) Sass
13 12 (6.19%) WCF
14 10 (5.15%) CSS3
14 10 (5.15%) XML
15 9 (4.64%) Laravel
15 9 (4.64%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 41 (21.13%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (8.76%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.64%) Public Cloud
3 9 (4.64%) User Experience
4 7 (3.61%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.61%) Cloud Native
4 7 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.03%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.52%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.52%) Animation
7 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.52%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.64%) Linux
2 7 (3.61%) Windows
3 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.03%) Unix
4 1 (0.52%) Android
4 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (21.13%) Microservices
3 40 (20.62%) DevOps
4 38 (19.59%) MVC
5 29 (14.95%) SDLC
5 29 (14.95%) TDD
6 27 (13.92%) Scrum
7 19 (9.79%) CRM
8 13 (6.70%) BDD
8 13 (6.70%) Software Engineering
9 12 (6.19%) SOLID
10 11 (5.67%) Mentoring
10 11 (5.67%) OO
11 10 (5.15%) Front End Development
11 10 (5.15%) Information Security
11 10 (5.15%) Product Roadmap
11 10 (5.15%) Technology Roadmap
11 10 (5.15%) Unit Testing
12 8 (4.12%) Project Delivery
12 8 (4.12%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 83 (42.78%) JavaScript
2 81 (41.75%) C#
3 44 (22.68%) SQL
4 17 (8.76%) TypeScript
5 11 (5.67%) PHP
6 10 (5.15%) Java
6 10 (5.15%) T-SQL
7 9 (4.64%) ES6
8 8 (4.12%) Python
9 4 (2.06%) Ruby
10 2 (1.03%) C
10 2 (1.03%) Groovy
10 2 (1.03%) Perl
11 1 (0.52%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.52%) F#
11 1 (0.52%) Go
11 1 (0.52%) Java 8
11 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.52%) Scala
11 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (1.55%) CISSP
2 2 (1.03%) CEH
2 2 (1.03%) CISM
2 2 (1.03%) IIBA
2 2 (1.03%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 1 (0.52%) CSPO
3 1 (0.52%) Degree
3 1 (0.52%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.15%) PCI DSS
1 10 (5.15%) QA
2 3 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.03%) GDPR
3 2 (1.03%) SLA
4 1 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.52%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.52%) NIST
4 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 25 (12.89%) Docker
2 2 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (11.34%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.61%) Terraform
3 4 (2.06%) Kibana
4 2 (1.03%) Ansible
4 2 (1.03%) Icinga
4 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.03%) Nagios
5 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (9.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.12%) Zend
3 6 (3.09%) New Relic
4 2 (1.03%) Apple
4 2 (1.03%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.03%) Google
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle
4 2 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.03%) Splunk
4 2 (1.03%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.52%) FIS
5 1 (0.52%) Mitel
5 1 (0.52%) SAP
5 1 (0.52%) Tableau
5 1 (0.52%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.52%) WorldPay