Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 79 98
Rank change year-on-year +33 +19 +47
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 64 28 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.22% 2.03% 1.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.55% 6.32% 6.11%
Number of salaries quoted 57 21 21
South Wales median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +9.76% -21.90%
10th Percentile £31,900 £27,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +9.76% -31.67%

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 554 443 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 36.54% 32.08% 31.57%
Number of salaries quoted 476 402 599
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,375 £55,450
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 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 +8 50 £52,500 +16.67% 5
Newport +20 11 £47,500 -13.64%
Fintech
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 36 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (51.56%) Java
3 29 (45.31%) C#
4 28 (43.75%) Finance
5 25 (39.06%) Web Services
6 21 (32.81%) QA
7 20 (31.25%) REST
7 20 (31.25%) NoSQL
7 20 (31.25%) Microservices
8 19 (29.69%) Selenium
8 19 (29.69%) Amazon AWS
9 18 (28.13%) Test Automation
9 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
10 17 (26.56%) Unit Testing
10 17 (26.56%) TDD
11 16 (25.00%) Spring
11 16 (25.00%) BDD
12 15 (23.44%) Go
12 15 (23.44%) .NET
12 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
13 14 (21.88%) JMeter
13 14 (21.88%) SoapUI
14 13 (20.31%) Cucumber
14 13 (20.31%) Docker
14 13 (20.31%) Mentoring
14 13 (20.31%) Spring Boot
14 13 (20.31%) Swagger
14 13 (20.31%) MVC
14 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (20.31%) CSS

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 (9.38%) Confluence
2 1 (1.56%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.56%) CMS
2 1 (1.56%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (29.69%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.25%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (4.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.25%) NoSQL
2 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.56%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Selenium
2 14 (21.88%) JMeter
2 14 (21.88%) SoapUI
3 13 (20.31%) Cucumber
4 8 (12.50%) JIRA
5 6 (9.38%) JUnit
5 6 (9.38%) Maven
6 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
6 5 (7.81%) Gradle
6 5 (7.81%) TestNG
7 4 (6.25%) Ant
8 3 (4.69%) Subversion
8 3 (4.69%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.13%) Gerrit
9 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (3.13%) Protractor
10 1 (1.56%) SOAtest
10 1 (1.56%) SonarQube
10 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
General
1 28 (43.75%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Games
3 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Developer
2 13 (20.31%) Java Engineer
2 13 (20.31%) QA Engineer
3 8 (12.50%) QA Leader
3 8 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.94%) Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Automation Engineer
4 7 (10.94%) QA Automation Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Cloud Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Architect
7 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) Web Services
2 20 (31.25%) REST
3 16 (25.00%) Spring
4 15 (23.44%) .NET
5 13 (20.31%) CSS
5 13 (20.31%) HTML
5 13 (20.31%) Spring Boot
5 13 (20.31%) Swagger
6 12 (18.75%) ASP.NET
7 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (15.63%) SOAP
9 4 (6.25%) RxJava
10 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.69%) RESTful
10 3 (4.69%) WCF
11 2 (3.13%) XML
11 2 (3.13%) XML Schema
12 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
12 1 (1.56%) jQuery
12 1 (1.56%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (10.94%) Cloud Native
2 7 (10.94%) User Experience
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.13%) Android
3 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.25%) Microservices
3 18 (28.13%) Test Automation
4 17 (26.56%) TDD
4 17 (26.56%) Unit Testing
5 16 (25.00%) BDD
6 13 (20.31%) Mentoring
6 13 (20.31%) MVC
7 12 (18.75%) QA Automation
7 12 (18.75%) SDET
8 9 (14.06%) Scrum
9 8 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (10.94%) Performance Testing
10 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
11 6 (9.38%) DevOps
12 5 (7.81%) API Testing
12 5 (7.81%) Test Scripting
12 5 (7.81%) User Stories
13 4 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 33 (51.56%) Java
2 29 (45.31%) C#
3 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
4 15 (23.44%) Go
5 11 (17.19%) SQL
6 5 (7.81%) Java 8
7 4 (6.25%) Python
8 3 (4.69%) C
9 2 (3.13%) Apple Swift
9 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.13%) Scala
10 1 (1.56%) Groovy
10 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (32.81%) QA
System Software
1 13 (20.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Ansible
2 1 (1.56%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) Google
2 2 (3.13%) IBM
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle