Period
to 19 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 36 58
Rank change year-on-year +7 +22 -8
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 25 34 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.76% 6.12% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.99% 6.87% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19 36 20
Median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £48,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 313 495 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 97.20% 89.03% 90.72%
Number of salaries quoted 173 390 337
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,925 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Fintech as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in Northern Ireland

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Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Fintech in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Fintech in Northern Ireland

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Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Fintech in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Fintech in Northern Ireland

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Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fintech within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 19 January 2021. 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
County Antrim +10 23 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Fintech
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 18 (72.00%) Java
2 15 (60.00%) Finance
3 11 (44.00%) C++
3 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
4 10 (40.00%) SQL
5 9 (36.00%) Python
5 9 (36.00%) Mathematics
6 8 (32.00%) Analytics
6 8 (32.00%) Linux
6 8 (32.00%) Front End Development
7 7 (28.00%) React
8 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (24.00%) Microservices
8 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
8 6 (24.00%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (20.00%) Data Engineering
9 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
9 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 5 (20.00%) C#
10 4 (16.00%) C
10 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
10 4 (16.00%) Spring
10 4 (16.00%) Physics
10 4 (16.00%) Degree
10 4 (16.00%) Go
10 4 (16.00%) Low Latency
10 4 (16.00%) Machine Learning
10 4 (16.00%) Risk Analytics
10 4 (16.00%) AngularJS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) AWS
1 3 (12.00%) Azure
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Lake
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) NUnit
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 15 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C++ Developer
4 4 (16.00%) C++ Software Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (12.00%) Java Developer - Fintech
6 2 (8.00%) Lead Developer
6 2 (8.00%) QA Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Graduate
7 1 (4.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) React
2 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (16.00%) Spring
3 3 (12.00%) Sass
3 3 (12.00%) Spring Boot
4 2 (8.00%) CSS
4 2 (8.00%) HTML
4 2 (8.00%) REST
5 1 (4.00%) .NET
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Core
5 1 (4.00%) Django
5 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (24.00%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Mindset
3 3 (12.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (36.00%) Mathematics
3 8 (32.00%) Analytics
3 8 (32.00%) Front End Development
4 6 (24.00%) Microservices
4 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (20.00%) Data Engineering
6 4 (16.00%) Data Science
6 4 (16.00%) Low Latency
6 4 (16.00%) Machine Learning
6 4 (16.00%) Mathematical Modelling
6 4 (16.00%) Physics
6 4 (16.00%) Risk Analytics
7 2 (8.00%) API Design
7 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (8.00%) SDLC
7 2 (8.00%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) C++
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 9 (36.00%) Python
5 5 (20.00%) C#
5 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.00%) C
6 4 (16.00%) Go
6 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (12.00%) Java 8
8 2 (8.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com