Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 61 31 34
Rank change year-on-year -30 +3 +22
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 28 25 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.58% 7.67% 5.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 7.89% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 31
10th Percentile £27,500 £34,000 -
25th Percentile £34,500 £36,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,500 £46,250 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.62% -22.92% +20.00%
75th Percentile £60,000 £59,063 £65,000
90th Percentile £73,950 £60,000 -
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 721 317 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 92.08% 97.24% 88.48%
Number of salaries quoted 406 184 394
10th Percentile £27,063 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

Fintech
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

Fintech
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

Fintech
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Fintech in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Fintech in Northern Ireland

Fintech
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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
County Antrim -25 23 £54,500 +21.11% 5
County Londonderry - 5 £35,000 -
Fintech
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 23 (82.14%) Java
2 19 (67.86%) .NET
2 19 (67.86%) Software Engineering
3 17 (60.71%) C#
4 16 (57.14%) OO
5 10 (35.71%) BDD
6 9 (32.14%) Mentoring
7 8 (28.57%) Finance
8 7 (25.00%) Windows
8 7 (25.00%) Linux
9 6 (21.43%) Software Deployment
9 6 (21.43%) Refactoring
9 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
9 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
10 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
10 5 (17.86%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (17.86%) CI/CD
10 5 (17.86%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (17.86%) Ruby
10 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (17.86%) Kanban
10 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
10 5 (17.86%) Scrum
11 2 (7.14%) Information Security
11 2 (7.14%) Firewall
11 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (7.14%) SaaS
11 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (7.14%) VMware
11 2 (7.14%) Technology Roadmap

Fintech
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.57%) NAS
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) SNMP
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) RDBMS
1 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Clang
1 1 (3.57%) CMake
1 1 (3.57%) Valgrind
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Software Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Software Architect
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Information Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.86%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (67.86%) Software Engineering
2 16 (57.14%) OO
3 10 (35.71%) BDD
4 9 (32.14%) Mentoring
5 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 6 (21.43%) Refactoring
5 6 (21.43%) Software Deployment
6 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.86%) CI/CD
6 5 (17.86%) Kanban
6 5 (17.86%) Scrum
6 5 (17.86%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (7.14%) Information Security
7 2 (7.14%) Technology Roadmap
8 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (3.57%) Data Security
8 1 (3.57%) Low Latency
8 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) Java
2 17 (60.71%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) Go
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) WMI
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) VMware