Period
to 22 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fintech in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fintech over the 6 months to 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 87 122
Rank change year-on-year +34 +35 +25
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 56 33 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.10% 2.08% 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.57% 6.08% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 47 30 9
South Wales median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.42% -36.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,625 £31,150
90th Percentile £60,500 £55,250 £62,500
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +18.42% -49.33%

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 South Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 484 543 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 35.43% 34.24% 29.87%
Number of salaries quoted 427 479 592
South Wales median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,479 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

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Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Fintech as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in South Wales

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Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Fintech in South Wales.

Salary trend for Fintech in South Wales

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Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in South Wales over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Fintech in South Wales

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Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fintech within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 22 June 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
Cardiff +10 33 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Newport +27 17 £42,500 -11.46% 4
Vale of Glamorgan - 3 £40,000 -
Fintech
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 26 (46.43%) JavaScript
1 26 (46.43%) .NET
1 26 (46.43%) Finance
2 25 (44.64%) C#
3 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (41.07%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (37.50%) MVC
6 20 (35.71%) HTML
6 20 (35.71%) CSS
7 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
8 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET
9 17 (30.36%) Mentoring
10 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (26.79%) Greenfield Project
12 14 (25.00%) AngularJS
12 14 (25.00%) Java
13 13 (23.21%) Git (software)
14 11 (19.64%) Scrum
15 10 (17.86%) Web Services
15 10 (17.86%) Apple iOS
15 10 (17.86%) User Experience
16 9 (16.07%) Docker
16 9 (16.07%) DevOps
16 9 (16.07%) SDLC
16 9 (16.07%) Banking
16 9 (16.07%) SOAP
17 8 (14.29%) SQL
17 8 (14.29%) Spring
17 8 (14.29%) REST

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Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (7.14%) CMS
1 4 (7.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (41.07%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.36%) SaaS
4 2 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.57%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (33.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.57%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.71%) Maven
3 5 (8.93%) Ant
3 5 (8.93%) Gradle
3 5 (8.93%) JUnit
3 5 (8.93%) TestNG
4 4 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.14%) Subversion
4 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.36%) Selenium
6 2 (3.57%) Bower
6 2 (3.57%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.57%) Protractor
6 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.79%) Burp Suite
7 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.79%) Gerrit
7 1 (1.79%) SOAtest
7 1 (1.79%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.79%) Vagrant
General
1 26 (46.43%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Banking
3 4 (7.14%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (51.79%) Developer
2 10 (17.86%) Senior Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.71%) C# Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Software Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.36%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) iOS Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Java Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Azure Developer
8 2 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (46.43%) .NET
2 20 (35.71%) CSS
2 20 (35.71%) HTML
3 18 (32.14%) ASP.NET
4 16 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 10 (17.86%) Web Services
7 9 (16.07%) SOAP
8 8 (14.29%) REST
8 8 (14.29%) Spring
9 7 (12.50%) RESTful
10 5 (8.93%) WCF
11 4 (7.14%) Ionic Framework
11 4 (7.14%) XML
11 4 (7.14%) XML Schema
12 3 (5.36%) React
13 2 (3.57%) CSS3
13 2 (3.57%) Node.js
13 2 (3.57%) RxJS
13 2 (3.57%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (17.86%) User Experience
3 3 (5.36%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.79%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.14%) Android
3 3 (5.36%) Linux
4 2 (3.57%) Unix
5 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (37.50%) MVC
3 17 (30.36%) Mentoring
4 11 (19.64%) Scrum
5 9 (16.07%) DevOps
5 9 (16.07%) SDLC
6 8 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 7 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.50%) User Stories
8 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.14%) Microservices
9 4 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (7.14%) Static Code Analysis
9 4 (7.14%) Web Development
10 3 (5.36%) Disruptive Innovation
10 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
10 3 (5.36%) iOS Development
10 3 (5.36%) KYC
10 3 (5.36%) Low Latency
10 3 (5.36%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) JavaScript
2 25 (44.64%) C#
3 14 (25.00%) Java
4 8 (14.29%) SQL
5 7 (12.50%) PHP
6 5 (8.93%) Python
7 3 (5.36%) Apple Swift
8 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.57%) Go
8 2 (3.57%) Java 8
8 2 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) CEH
1 2 (3.57%) CREST Certified
1 2 (3.57%) OSCP
2 1 (1.79%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Ansible
2 2 (3.57%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.57%) Nessus
2 2 (3.57%) Nmap
3 1 (1.79%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.79%) Puppet
3 1 (1.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Apple
3 2 (3.57%) Google
3 2 (3.57%) Qualys