Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 98 139
Rank change year-on-year +21 +41 -
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 37 46 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.59% 2.14% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.89% 6.35% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 3
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -19.05% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £37,000 £51,250
90th Percentile £49,100 £57,500 £58,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £56,250
% change year-on-year -5.88% -24.44% -

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 469 724 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 32.82% 33.63% 31.34%
Number of salaries quoted 408 638 620
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £58,625 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

Fintech
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

Fintech
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

Fintech
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in South Wales over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Fintech in South Wales

Fintech
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 12 December 2017. 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 +29 31 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Newport +3 5 £40,000 -17.53%
Bridgend - 1 £45,000 -
Fintech
Wales

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing Fintech also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 28 (75.68%) Finance
2 17 (45.95%) SOAP
2 17 (45.95%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) SDLC
4 12 (32.43%) Java
5 11 (29.73%) C#
5 11 (29.73%) .NET
5 11 (29.73%) Scrum
5 11 (29.73%) REST
5 11 (29.73%) Docker
6 10 (27.03%) MVC
6 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (24.32%) DevOps
7 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
8 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
8 8 (21.62%) Linux
8 8 (21.62%) RESTful
9 7 (18.92%) Scala
9 7 (18.92%) QA
9 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
9 7 (18.92%) JUnit
9 7 (18.92%) SQL
9 7 (18.92%) Static Code Analysis
9 7 (18.92%) User Stories
10 6 (16.22%) Ionic Framework
10 6 (16.22%) Ansible
10 6 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (16.22%) CMS

Fintech
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 6 (16.22%) CMS
1 6 (16.22%) Umbraco
2 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.41%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 17 (45.95%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.51%) Bluemix
3 5 (13.51%) IaaS
3 5 (13.51%) IBM Cloud
3 5 (13.51%) PaaS
4 3 (8.11%) SaaS
5 2 (5.41%) AdWords
5 2 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (5.41%) npm
6 1 (2.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (18.92%) JUnit
3 6 (16.22%) Subversion
4 4 (10.81%) Bugzilla
4 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
4 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.81%) JMeter
4 4 (10.81%) NetBeans
4 4 (10.81%) Selenium
4 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
4 4 (10.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (5.41%) Ant
5 2 (5.41%) Bower
5 2 (5.41%) Gradle
5 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.41%) Maven
5 2 (5.41%) TestNG
6 1 (2.70%) JIRA
6 1 (2.70%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.70%) RequisitePro
General
1 28 (75.68%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Games
3 3 (8.11%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) .NET Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Java Scala Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Scala Developer
5 4 (10.81%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Marketing Manager
7 2 (5.41%) PPC Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) SOAP
2 11 (29.73%) .NET
2 11 (29.73%) REST
3 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
4 8 (21.62%) RESTful
5 6 (16.22%) Ionic Framework
5 6 (16.22%) Spring
5 6 (16.22%) WCF
6 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
6 5 (13.51%) CSS
6 5 (13.51%) HTML
6 5 (13.51%) J2EE
7 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.81%) Hibernate
7 4 (10.81%) JSON
7 4 (10.81%) Web Services
8 2 (5.41%) LAMP
8 2 (5.41%) Node.js
8 2 (5.41%) Symfony
8 2 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.41%) Cloud Native
2 2 (5.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) Android
2 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.11%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (35.14%) SDLC
2 11 (29.73%) Scrum
3 10 (27.03%) MVC
4 9 (24.32%) DevOps
5 7 (18.92%) Static Code Analysis
5 7 (18.92%) User Stories
6 6 (16.22%) OO
7 5 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
8 4 (10.81%) Defect Management
8 4 (10.81%) DSDM
8 4 (10.81%) Load Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.81%) Migration
8 4 (10.81%) Software Delivery
8 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.81%) System Testing
8 4 (10.81%) TDD
8 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) Java
2 11 (29.73%) C#
3 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.92%) Scala
3 7 (18.92%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) PHP
5 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.11%) Python
6 2 (5.41%) Ruby
7 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) CEH
1 2 (5.41%) CREST Certified
1 2 (5.41%) OSCP
2 1 (2.70%) IIBA
2 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
System Software
1 11 (29.73%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Ansible
1 6 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (16.22%) Puppet
2 2 (5.41%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.41%) Nessus
2 2 (5.41%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) AppDynamics
1 5 (13.51%) CheckPoint
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco
1 5 (13.51%) F5
1 5 (13.51%) Google
1 5 (13.51%) Juniper
1 5 (13.51%) Splunk
1 5 (13.51%) Vyatta
2 2 (5.41%) Qualys
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) VMware