Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 255 318
Rank change year-on-year +80 +63 +18
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 208 125 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.74% 0.95% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.60% 2.30% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 185 116 43
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% -40.74%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,250 £20,700
90th Percentile £76,200 £65,000 £67,150
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -4.17%

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 4,523 5,423 4,909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.94% 41.19% 41.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,599 4,244 4,165
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,641 £65,000 £60,000
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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +88 156 £52,500 -4.55% 37
Cheshire +3 45 £40,000 -11.11% 18
Merseyside +23 5 £45,000 +16.88% 1
Lancashire +14 2 £40,750 +1.88%
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 129 (62.02%) Finance
2 103 (49.52%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (47.12%) C#
4 68 (32.69%) HTML
5 67 (32.21%) Wealth Management
6 65 (31.25%) .NET
6 65 (31.25%) Scrum
7 64 (30.77%) CSS
7 64 (30.77%) AngularJS
8 63 (30.29%) Microsoft Azure
9 57 (27.40%) Asset Management
10 56 (26.92%) SQL Server
10 56 (26.92%) JavaScript
11 49 (23.56%) MVC
12 41 (19.71%) SQL
13 39 (18.75%) ASP.NET
13 39 (18.75%) HTML5
13 39 (18.75%) MongoDB
13 39 (18.75%) Node.js
14 38 (18.27%) CSS3
15 36 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 36 (17.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 35 (16.83%) DevOps
17 34 (16.35%) Web Application Development
17 34 (16.35%) .NET Framework
18 33 (15.87%) RavenDB
18 33 (15.87%) SQL Server 2016
18 33 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 30 (14.42%) Amazon AWS
19 30 (14.42%) Banking

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 4 (1.92%) Confluence
2 3 (1.44%) NServiceBus
3 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.96%) Chatbot
1 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.96%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.48%) InVision
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) BASE24
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 63 (30.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (14.42%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (10.58%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.44%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.44%) Office 365
5 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.96%) GitHub
5 2 (0.96%) npm
6 1 (0.48%) AdWords
6 1 (0.48%) Google Play
6 1 (0.48%) iTunes
6 1 (0.48%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.48%) Responsys
6 1 (0.48%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.88%) Internet
2 3 (1.44%) ATM
2 3 (1.44%) HTTP
3 1 (0.48%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 39 (18.75%) MongoDB
3 33 (15.87%) RavenDB
3 33 (15.87%) SQL Server 2016
4 13 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (5.29%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.37%) MySQL
7 6 (2.88%) RDBMS
8 5 (2.40%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.92%) Power BI
10 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.96%) Datomic
11 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.96%) OLAP
11 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (11.54%) TeamCity
2 23 (11.06%) Octopus Deploy
3 17 (8.17%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.81%) Visual Studio
5 9 (4.33%) JIRA
5 9 (4.33%) Selenium
6 7 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.88%) Jenkins
7 6 (2.88%) JMeter
8 5 (2.40%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.92%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.92%) eggPlant
9 4 (1.92%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.92%) Maven
10 3 (1.44%) Babel
10 3 (1.44%) Gradle
10 3 (1.44%) JUnit
10 3 (1.44%) Protractor
10 3 (1.44%) TestNG
10 3 (1.44%) webpack
General
1 129 (62.02%) Finance
2 30 (14.42%) Banking
3 14 (6.73%) Advertising
4 12 (5.77%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.33%) Law
6 6 (2.88%) Marketing
7 5 (2.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 119 (57.21%) Developer
2 38 (18.27%) .NET Developer
3 29 (13.94%) Senior Developer
4 25 (12.02%) .NET Developer - Fintech
5 23 (11.06%) C# Developer
6 19 (9.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 16 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 15 (7.21%) Full Stack Developer
9 14 (6.73%) Lead Developer
10 13 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
11 12 (5.77%) Analyst
11 12 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
12 11 (5.29%) DevOps Manager
12 11 (5.29%) SQL Developer
13 10 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (4.81%) PHP Developer
13 10 (4.81%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 10 (4.81%) Senior Software Developer
14 9 (4.33%) Senior C# Developer
14 9 (4.33%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (32.69%) HTML
2 65 (31.25%) .NET
3 64 (30.77%) AngularJS
3 64 (30.77%) CSS
4 39 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 39 (18.75%) HTML5
4 39 (18.75%) Node.js
5 38 (18.27%) CSS3
6 36 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 36 (17.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 34 (16.35%) .NET Framework
8 33 (15.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 28 (13.46%) React
10 12 (5.77%) REST
11 11 (5.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (5.29%) Vue.js
12 9 (4.33%) Spring
13 8 (3.85%) JSON
13 8 (3.85%) Laravel
13 8 (3.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.37%) User Experience
5 6 (2.88%) Internet of Things
6 5 (2.40%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.92%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.92%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.44%) State Machine
8 3 (1.44%) Tandem
9 1 (0.48%) Clustering
9 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.48%) Derivative
9 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.48%) iPad
9 1 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.94%) Windows
2 27 (12.98%) Linux
3 4 (1.92%) Android
3 4 (1.92%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.92%) Unix
4 3 (1.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (49.52%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (32.21%) Wealth Management
3 65 (31.25%) Scrum
4 57 (27.40%) Asset Management
5 49 (23.56%) MVC
6 35 (16.83%) DevOps
7 34 (16.35%) Web Application Development
8 25 (12.02%) Software Engineering
9 21 (10.10%) Front End Development
10 18 (8.65%) Mentoring
10 18 (8.65%) Microservices
11 17 (8.17%) TDD
12 12 (5.77%) Waterfall
13 11 (5.29%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (5.29%) SDLC
14 10 (4.81%) API Development
14 10 (4.81%) BDD
14 10 (4.81%) Risk Management
14 10 (4.81%) Test Automation
14 10 (4.81%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 98 (47.12%) C#
2 56 (26.92%) JavaScript
3 41 (19.71%) SQL
4 30 (14.42%) Java
5 27 (12.98%) Python
6 19 (9.13%) PHP
7 11 (5.29%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.85%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.92%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.44%) COBOL
10 3 (1.44%) ES6
10 3 (1.44%) Go
10 3 (1.44%) Java 8
10 3 (1.44%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.44%) Ruby
11 2 (0.96%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.96%) C++
11 2 (0.96%) Clojure
11 2 (0.96%) R
11 2 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (2.88%) Degree
2 3 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.48%) ACCA
3 1 (0.48%) APMP
3 1 (0.48%) CIMA
3 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.48%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.48%) PhD
3 1 (0.48%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.33%) QA
2 3 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.96%) GDPR
4 1 (0.48%) IFRS
System Software
1 5 (2.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (10.58%) Ansible
1 22 (10.58%) Salt
2 1 (0.48%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 27 (12.98%) Capita
2 16 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.37%) Tableau
4 6 (2.88%) Zend
5 5 (2.40%) Oracle
6 4 (1.92%) Google
6 4 (1.92%) WorldPay
7 2 (0.96%) Informatica
7 2 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.96%) Twitter
8 1 (0.48%) Apple
8 1 (0.48%) Cognos
8 1 (0.48%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.48%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.48%) Sun
8 1 (0.48%) VMware