Period
to 17 January 2019

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

Financial Technology (Fintech)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 140 206 308
Rank change year-on-year +66 +102 +17
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 252 176 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.37% 1.39% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.88% 3.69% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 237 151 57
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00% -40.74%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £65,000 £61,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 4,287 4,767 4,997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.40% 37.70% 40.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3,430 3,683 4,141
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,586 £67,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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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

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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

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Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in the North West over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +70 216 £57,500 +4.55% 41
Cheshire +19 27 £48,500 +7.78% 4
Merseyside +9 7 £50,000 +66.67% 3
Lancashire +5 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Fintech
England

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 North West region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 146 (57.94%) Finance
2 133 (52.78%) C#
3 113 (44.84%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (32.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 75 (29.76%) Wealth Management
6 73 (28.97%) .NET
7 71 (28.17%) Asset Management
8 67 (26.59%) Python
8 67 (26.59%) Scrum
9 66 (26.19%) JavaScript
10 62 (24.60%) AngularJS
11 61 (24.21%) HTML
12 59 (23.41%) Java
12 59 (23.41%) CSS
13 57 (22.62%) DevOps
14 53 (21.03%) Amazon AWS
15 50 (19.84%) Node.js
16 49 (19.44%) MVC
17 48 (19.05%) Windows
17 48 (19.05%) SQL Server
18 47 (18.65%) Linux
19 43 (17.06%) Octopus Deploy
20 42 (16.67%) TeamCity
21 40 (15.87%) AWS CloudFormation
21 40 (15.87%) Salt
21 40 (15.87%) Ansible
22 39 (15.48%) SQL
22 39 (15.48%) Software Engineering
23 37 (14.68%) ASP.NET
24 36 (14.29%) .NET Framework

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 (4.37%) Confluence
2 3 (1.19%) CMS
3 2 (0.79%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) InVision
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.79%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 82 (32.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (21.03%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (15.87%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (2.38%) Office 365
5 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.79%) HTTP
2 1 (0.40%) Internet
2 1 (0.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 33 (13.10%) MongoDB
3 28 (11.11%) RavenDB
3 28 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
4 26 (10.32%) Relational Database
5 11 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.59%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.19%) Big Data
8 3 (1.19%) MySQL
9 2 (0.79%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.40%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 43 (17.06%) Octopus Deploy
2 42 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 24 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 24 (9.52%) Selenium
4 18 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 17 (6.75%) JIRA
6 16 (6.35%) Cucumber
7 12 (4.76%) SoapUI
8 9 (3.57%) Maven
9 8 (3.17%) Gradle
9 8 (3.17%) Jenkins
10 7 (2.78%) JUnit
11 6 (2.38%) JMeter
12 5 (1.98%) Ant
12 5 (1.98%) eggPlant
12 5 (1.98%) LoadRunner
12 5 (1.98%) Mockito
13 4 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 146 (57.94%) Finance
2 15 (5.95%) Banking
3 8 (3.17%) Retail
4 7 (2.78%) Advertising
5 5 (1.98%) Back Office
6 2 (0.79%) Marketing
6 2 (0.79%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 116 (46.03%) Developer
2 40 (15.87%) C# Developer
3 37 (14.68%) .NET Developer
4 26 (10.32%) Software Developer
5 22 (8.73%) .NET Developer - Fintech
6 21 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 21 (8.33%) Python Developer
7 20 (7.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 20 (7.94%) DevOps Manager
7 20 (7.94%) Graduate
7 20 (7.94%) Junior
8 19 (7.54%) Junior Developer
8 19 (7.54%) Senior Developer
9 18 (7.14%) C++/C# Developer
9 18 (7.14%) C++/Java Developer
9 18 (7.14%) Graduate Developer
9 18 (7.14%) Graduate Java Developer
9 18 (7.14%) Junior C# Developer
9 18 (7.14%) Junior Java Developer
9 18 (7.14%) Junior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (28.97%) .NET
2 62 (24.60%) AngularJS
3 61 (24.21%) HTML
4 59 (23.41%) CSS
5 50 (19.84%) Node.js
6 37 (14.68%) ASP.NET
7 36 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 36 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (12.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 30 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 28 (11.11%) CSS3
10 28 (11.11%) HTML5
11 19 (7.54%) REST
12 18 (7.14%) React
13 15 (5.95%) SOAP
14 13 (5.16%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (5.16%) jQuery
14 13 (5.16%) Spring
15 12 (4.76%) .NET Core
15 12 (4.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.30%) User Experience
2 30 (11.90%) Greenfield Project
3 18 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 18 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 18 (7.14%) Derivative
4 12 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.98%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.79%) iPad
8 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.40%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.40%) Life Science
8 1 (0.40%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 48 (19.05%) Windows
2 47 (18.65%) Linux
3 5 (1.98%) Unix
4 4 (1.59%) Android
4 4 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (44.84%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (29.76%) Wealth Management
3 71 (28.17%) Asset Management
4 67 (26.59%) Scrum
5 57 (22.62%) DevOps
6 49 (19.44%) MVC
7 39 (15.48%) Software Engineering
8 30 (11.90%) Web Application Development
9 27 (10.71%) OO
10 23 (9.13%) Test Automation
11 22 (8.73%) Microservices
11 22 (8.73%) TDD
12 21 (8.33%) Computer Science
12 21 (8.33%) Mathematics
13 20 (7.94%) BDD
14 19 (7.54%) Physics
14 19 (7.54%) Unit Testing
15 17 (6.75%) OOP
15 17 (6.75%) SDLC
16 13 (5.16%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 133 (52.78%) C#
2 67 (26.59%) Python
3 66 (26.19%) JavaScript
4 59 (23.41%) Java
5 39 (15.48%) SQL
6 20 (7.94%) C++
7 19 (7.54%) R
8 15 (5.95%) PHP
9 10 (3.97%) Java 8
10 9 (3.57%) T-SQL
10 9 (3.57%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.59%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.79%) C
14 1 (0.40%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.40%) Ruby
14 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (1.59%) Degree
2 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.40%) MBA
2 1 (0.40%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.95%) QA
2 4 (1.59%) GDPR
3 2 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (3.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (15.87%) Ansible
1 40 (15.87%) Salt
2 2 (0.79%) Puppet
3 1 (0.40%) Icinga
3 1 (0.40%) Nagios
3 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (5.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.17%) Oracle
3 6 (2.38%) Zend
4 2 (0.79%) ATG
4 2 (0.79%) hybris
4 2 (0.79%) SAP
4 2 (0.79%) Sitecore
4 2 (0.79%) Tableau
4 2 (0.79%) WorldPay
5 1 (0.40%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.40%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.40%) New Relic
5 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.40%) VMware
5 1 (0.40%) Xamarin