Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
England > North West
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 303 323
Rank change year-on-year +107 +20 +25
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 184 55 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.50% 0.44% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.85% 1.03% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 165 50 19
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £30,500 £33,400 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £68,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 4,774 5,359 4,468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.81% 43.34% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3,679 4,378 3,716
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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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 25 May 2018.

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 25 May 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 +86 114 £50,000 - 24
Cheshire +9 59 £40,000 -11.11% 18
Merseyside +10 5 £30,000 -22.08% 1
Lancashire - 5 £40,000 -
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England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 136 (73.91%) Finance
2 113 (61.41%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (47.28%) C#
4 83 (45.11%) .NET
4 83 (45.11%) AngularJS
5 76 (41.30%) SQL Server
6 65 (35.33%) MVC
7 58 (31.52%) Wealth Management
8 57 (30.98%) Scrum
9 55 (29.89%) HTML
9 55 (29.89%) CSS
10 53 (28.80%) ASP.NET
11 49 (26.63%) .NET Framework
11 49 (26.63%) Asset Management
12 48 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
12 48 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
13 47 (25.54%) SQL
13 47 (25.54%) MongoDB
14 46 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
14 46 (25.00%) HTML5
15 44 (23.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 43 (23.37%) CSS3
17 41 (22.28%) Web Application Development
17 41 (22.28%) RavenDB
17 41 (22.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 38 (20.65%) JavaScript
19 37 (20.11%) Java
19 37 (20.11%) Microservices
20 28 (15.22%) React
21 24 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API

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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 7 (3.80%) NServiceBus
2 3 (1.63%) Confluence
3 2 (1.09%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.54%) CMS
4 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (3.80%) Chatbot
2 3 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.63%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (2.17%) HFM
1 4 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (2.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 4 (2.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 3 (1.63%) BASE24
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (11.41%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.80%) GitHub
4 3 (1.63%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.54%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.54%) Google Play
5 1 (0.54%) iTunes
5 1 (0.54%) npm
5 1 (0.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.72%) Internet
2 3 (1.63%) ATM
3 2 (1.09%) VoIP
4 1 (0.54%) Firewall
4 1 (0.54%) LAN
4 1 (0.54%) VPN
4 1 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 47 (25.54%) MongoDB
3 46 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 41 (22.28%) RavenDB
5 15 (8.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (8.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (7.61%) Relational Database
7 12 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (6.52%) RDBMS
8 10 (5.43%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (3.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 5 (2.72%) Datomic
11 5 (2.72%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (2.17%) MySQL
12 4 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (1.63%) Power BI
14 2 (1.09%) OLAP
15 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (7.61%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.52%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.89%) JIRA
3 9 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.72%) Selenium
4 5 (2.72%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.63%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.09%) Android Studio
7 2 (1.09%) Babel
7 2 (1.09%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.09%) Gatling
7 2 (1.09%) JBehave
7 2 (1.09%) JMeter
7 2 (1.09%) JUnit
7 2 (1.09%) Maven
7 2 (1.09%) Sikuli
7 2 (1.09%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.09%) webpack
8 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
General
1 136 (73.91%) Finance
2 22 (11.96%) Banking
3 16 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 9 (4.89%) Law
5 7 (3.80%) Marketing
6 5 (2.72%) Advertising
7 4 (2.17%) General Ledger
7 4 (2.17%) Legal
7 4 (2.17%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.09%) Retail
8 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.54%) Back Office
9 1 (0.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 133 (72.28%) Developer
2 65 (35.33%) .NET Developer
3 41 (22.28%) .NET Developer - Fintech
4 27 (14.67%) Senior Developer
5 25 (13.59%) C# Developer
6 21 (11.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (9.24%) Full Stack Developer
7 17 (9.24%) Java Developer
8 14 (7.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 14 (7.61%) Java Developer - Fintech
8 14 (7.61%) SQL Developer
9 13 (7.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 12 (6.52%) React Developer
11 10 (5.43%) JavaScript Developer
11 10 (5.43%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 9 (4.89%) Data Warehouse Developer
12 9 (4.89%) Lead Developer
12 9 (4.89%) Software Engineer
12 9 (4.89%) SQL BI Developer
13 8 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (45.11%) .NET
1 83 (45.11%) AngularJS
2 55 (29.89%) CSS
2 55 (29.89%) HTML
3 53 (28.80%) ASP.NET
4 49 (26.63%) .NET Framework
5 48 (26.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 46 (25.00%) HTML5
7 44 (23.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 43 (23.37%) CSS3
9 41 (22.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 28 (15.22%) React
11 24 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (11.41%) RESTful
13 17 (9.24%) Spring
14 15 (8.15%) Angular 2
15 13 (7.07%) Web Services
16 12 (6.52%) SOAP
17 11 (5.98%) WCF
18 7 (3.80%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.78%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.43%) User Experience
3 8 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.80%) Algorithms
4 7 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.72%) Internet of Things
5 5 (2.72%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.63%) Tandem
7 2 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.54%) Clustering
8 1 (0.54%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.54%) IVR
8 1 (0.54%) State Machine
8 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.35%) Windows
2 5 (2.72%) Linux
3 4 (2.17%) Android
3 4 (2.17%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.09%) Unix
5 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (61.41%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (35.33%) MVC
3 58 (31.52%) Wealth Management
4 57 (30.98%) Scrum
5 49 (26.63%) Asset Management
6 41 (22.28%) Web Application Development
7 37 (20.11%) Microservices
8 23 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 20 (10.87%) Front End Development
10 19 (10.33%) SOA
11 17 (9.24%) TDD
12 16 (8.70%) Waterfall
13 15 (8.15%) API Development
13 15 (8.15%) Mentoring
14 13 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (7.07%) DevOps
15 11 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (5.43%) Risk Management
17 9 (4.89%) Artificial Intelligence
17 9 (4.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 87 (47.28%) C#
2 47 (25.54%) SQL
3 38 (20.65%) JavaScript
4 37 (20.11%) Java
5 16 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 13 (7.07%) TypeScript
7 9 (4.89%) Python
8 8 (4.35%) Ruby
9 6 (3.26%) Go
9 6 (3.26%) PHP
10 5 (2.72%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.72%) Clojure
10 5 (2.72%) Scala
10 5 (2.72%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.17%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.63%) COBOL
12 3 (1.63%) Java 8
13 2 (1.09%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.09%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (9.24%) Degree
2 8 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (3.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (1.63%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.54%) ACCA
5 1 (0.54%) CIMA
5 1 (0.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.43%) QA
2 4 (2.17%) PSD2
3 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.54%) IFRS
System Software
1 17 (9.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (9.24%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.72%) Rancher
3 2 (1.09%) Terraform
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.07%) Capita
3 8 (4.35%) WorldPay
4 7 (3.80%) Oracle
5 5 (2.72%) Tableau
6 3 (1.63%) Sun
7 2 (1.09%) Avaya
7 2 (1.09%) NICE Systems
7 2 (1.09%) Polycom
8 1 (0.54%) Adobe
8 1 (0.54%) Apigee
8 1 (0.54%) Apple
8 1 (0.54%) Citrix
8 1 (0.54%) Cognos
8 1 (0.54%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.54%) Google
8 1 (0.54%) Informatica
8 1 (0.54%) MobileIron
8 1 (0.54%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.54%) VMware