Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 174 255
Rank change year-on-year +38 +81 +60
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 226 205 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.15% 1.72% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 1.88% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 202 182 113
North West median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +2.04% +26.45%
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,375 £33,100
90th Percentile £75,928 £78,675 £65,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

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 9,878 10,894 12,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 94.00% 91.45% 91.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7,456 8,755 9,675
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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

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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

Fintech
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in the North West over the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 September 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 +22 161 £58,500 +11.43% 36
Cheshire +30 47 £50,000 +25.00% 11
Merseyside +7 14 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Lancashire -18 4 £42,500 +4.29% 1
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 106 (46.90%) Finance
2 94 (41.59%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (30.97%) C#
4 67 (29.65%) JavaScript
5 64 (28.32%) Java
6 57 (25.22%) Python
7 56 (24.78%) Software Engineering
8 49 (21.68%) SQL
8 49 (21.68%) User Experience
9 41 (18.14%) .NET
9 41 (18.14%) DevOps
10 34 (15.04%) AWS
10 34 (15.04%) R
10 34 (15.04%) HTML
10 34 (15.04%) CSS
11 33 (14.60%) Hedge funds
11 33 (14.60%) Relational Database
12 32 (14.16%) OO
13 31 (13.72%) Scrum
13 31 (13.72%) Computer Science
14 30 (13.27%) TDD
14 30 (13.27%) Algorithms
15 29 (12.83%) Data Structures
15 29 (12.83%) Derivative
15 29 (12.83%) Mathematics
15 29 (12.83%) Physics
15 29 (12.83%) C++
16 27 (11.95%) Azure
17 26 (11.50%) Retail
17 26 (11.50%) BDD

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 5 (2.21%) Confluence
2 3 (1.33%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.88%) Apache
3 2 (0.88%) IIS
3 2 (0.88%) nginx
3 2 (0.88%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (2.65%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.88%) Sketch
4 1 (0.44%) InVision
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Magento
2 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 34 (15.04%) AWS
2 27 (11.95%) Azure
3 12 (5.31%) GCP
4 8 (3.54%) GitHub
5 6 (2.65%) Power Platform
5 6 (2.65%) Serverless
6 5 (2.21%) SaaS
7 4 (1.77%) IaaS
8 3 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.33%) Office 365
8 3 (1.33%) PaaS
9 2 (0.88%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.44%) Force.com
10 1 (0.44%) Heroku
10 1 (0.44%) Stackdriver
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.33%) Network Security
1 3 (1.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.88%) DNS
3 1 (0.44%) HTTP
3 1 (0.44%) VLAN
3 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.60%) Relational Database
2 22 (9.73%) SQL Server
3 14 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.10%) BigQuery
6 6 (2.65%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.65%) Power BI
7 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.88%) Big Data
9 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (9.29%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.19%) Selenium
3 9 (3.98%) Cucumber
3 9 (3.98%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.98%) JIRA
4 8 (3.54%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (3.10%) git-flow
6 6 (2.65%) WebDriver
7 5 (2.21%) Protractor
7 5 (2.21%) RSpec
8 4 (1.77%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.33%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.33%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.33%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.88%) Android Studio
10 2 (0.88%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.88%) webpack
General
1 106 (46.90%) Finance
2 26 (11.50%) Retail
3 25 (11.06%) Banking
4 5 (2.21%) Marketing
5 4 (1.77%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.33%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.44%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Local Government
7 1 (0.44%) Publishing
7 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (51.77%) Developer
2 45 (19.91%) C# Developer
3 33 (14.60%) Junior
4 32 (14.16%) Java Developer
4 32 (14.16%) Java Developer - Fintech
4 32 (14.16%) Junior Developer
5 31 (13.72%) Graduate
6 30 (13.27%) Graduate Developer
6 30 (13.27%) Python Developer
7 29 (12.83%) C++ Developer
7 29 (12.83%) C++/C# Developer
7 29 (12.83%) C++/Java Developer
7 29 (12.83%) Graduate C# Developer
7 29 (12.83%) Graduate C++ Developer
7 29 (12.83%) Graduate C++/C# Developer
7 29 (12.83%) Graduate Java Developer
7 29 (12.83%) Junior C# Developer
7 29 (12.83%) Junior C++ Developer
7 29 (12.83%) Junior Java Developer
7 29 (12.83%) Junior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (18.14%) .NET
2 34 (15.04%) CSS
2 34 (15.04%) HTML
3 19 (8.41%) AngularJS
4 18 (7.96%) .NET Core
4 18 (7.96%) React
5 17 (7.52%) Node.js
6 15 (6.64%) jQuery
7 14 (6.19%) ASP.NET
8 12 (5.31%) JSON
9 11 (4.87%) HTML5
9 11 (4.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (3.98%) CSS3
10 9 (3.98%) RESTful
10 9 (3.98%) Vue.js
11 8 (3.54%) REST
12 7 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (3.10%) WinForms
13 6 (2.65%) .NET Framework
13 6 (2.65%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 49 (21.68%) User Experience
2 33 (14.60%) Hedge funds
3 30 (13.27%) Algorithms
4 29 (12.83%) Data Structures
4 29 (12.83%) Derivative
5 25 (11.06%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (5.31%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.77%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.33%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.44%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.44%) Replication
11 1 (0.44%) Robotics
11 1 (0.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.75%) Android
2 9 (3.98%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.65%) Linux
4 4 (1.77%) Windows
5 1 (0.44%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (41.59%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (24.78%) Software Engineering
3 41 (18.14%) DevOps
4 32 (14.16%) OO
5 31 (13.72%) Computer Science
5 31 (13.72%) Scrum
6 30 (13.27%) TDD
7 29 (12.83%) Mathematics
7 29 (12.83%) Physics
8 26 (11.50%) BDD
9 25 (11.06%) Test Automation
10 24 (10.62%) Microservices
11 18 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (7.52%) Front End Development
13 15 (6.64%) ETL
14 13 (5.75%) SDLC
15 12 (5.31%) Cybersecurity
16 11 (4.87%) Android Development
16 11 (4.87%) ITIL
16 11 (4.87%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 70 (30.97%) C#
2 67 (29.65%) JavaScript
3 64 (28.32%) Java
4 57 (25.22%) Python
5 49 (21.68%) SQL
6 34 (15.04%) R
7 29 (12.83%) C++
8 11 (4.87%) Ruby
9 10 (4.42%) T-SQL
10 8 (3.54%) Kotlin
11 7 (3.10%) Apple Swift
11 7 (3.10%) Objective-C
12 6 (2.65%) PHP
13 4 (1.77%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.77%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.33%) C
15 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (3.54%) CISM
1 8 (3.54%) CISSP
2 3 (1.33%) Degree
2 3 (1.33%) MBA
3 2 (0.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.44%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.44%) CISA
4 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.44%) CRISC
4 1 (0.44%) ISEB
4 1 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.54%) GDPR
2 6 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.65%) SLA
3 5 (2.21%) QA
4 3 (1.33%) PMO
5 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.44%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 14 (6.19%) Docker
2 3 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (7.52%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.10%) Terraform
3 4 (1.77%) Ansible
3 4 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.88%) Grafana
4 2 (0.88%) Prometheus
4 2 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.44%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.44%) Istio
5 1 (0.44%) Kibana
5 1 (0.44%) linkerd
5 1 (0.44%) Packer
5 1 (0.44%) Puppet
5 1 (0.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (4.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.65%) Oracle
2 6 (2.65%) Vertica
3 5 (2.21%) Google
4 2 (0.88%) Atlassian
4 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.88%) Splunk
4 2 (0.88%) Tableau
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe
5 1 (0.44%) Pardot
5 1 (0.44%) Sage
5 1 (0.44%) WooCommerce