Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 72 96
Rank change year-on-year +23 +24 +45
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 71 36 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.46% 2.53% 2.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.03% 8.04% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 58 22 27
South Wales median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -19.05%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £49,300 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -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 590 448 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 37.06% 31.46% 32.39%
Number of salaries quoted 482 394 609
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +5.09%
10th Percentile £24,067 £22,500 £22,700
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,125 £57,500
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 9 December 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 9 December 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 0 45 £52,500 +31.25% 19
Newport +33 26 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Fintech
Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 48 (67.61%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (54.93%) C#
3 38 (53.52%) Finance
4 31 (43.66%) TDD
5 29 (40.85%) JavaScript
6 28 (39.44%) Java
7 26 (36.62%) .NET
8 24 (33.80%) HTML
8 24 (33.80%) CSS
9 23 (32.39%) ASP.NET
10 22 (30.99%) Software Engineering
10 22 (30.99%) Mentoring
11 20 (28.17%) Functional Programming
11 20 (28.17%) Test Automation
11 20 (28.17%) NoSQL
11 20 (28.17%) Selenium
11 20 (28.17%) Web Services
12 19 (26.76%) REST
12 19 (26.76%) Microservices
13 18 (25.35%) OO
13 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
13 18 (25.35%) QA
14 17 (23.94%) SQL
15 16 (22.54%) E-Commerce
15 16 (22.54%) Marketing
15 16 (22.54%) Affiliate Marketing
15 16 (22.54%) Technical Leadership
15 16 (22.54%) Digital Media
15 16 (22.54%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (21.13%) SoapUI

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 (8.45%) Confluence
2 1 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (11.27%) npm
4 4 (5.63%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) HTTP
1 2 (2.82%) WAN
2 1 (1.41%) DHCP
2 1 (1.41%) DNS
2 1 (1.41%) SAN
2 1 (1.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.17%) NoSQL
2 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.41%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.41%) MySQL
4 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.41%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 20 (28.17%) Selenium
2 16 (22.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (21.13%) SoapUI
4 13 (18.31%) Cucumber
4 13 (18.31%) JMeter
5 12 (16.90%) Git (software)
6 9 (12.68%) JIRA
7 8 (11.27%) gulp
7 8 (11.27%) webpack
8 3 (4.23%) JUnit
9 2 (2.82%) Gradle
9 2 (2.82%) Maven
9 2 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (2.82%) TestNG
9 2 (2.82%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.41%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.41%) Gerrit
10 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.41%) Mockito
General
1 38 (53.52%) Finance
2 16 (22.54%) Marketing
3 7 (9.86%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.41%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Developer
2 17 (23.94%) Software Engineer
3 16 (22.54%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (18.31%) QA Engineer
5 12 (16.90%) Java Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) QA Automation Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) QA Leader
7 6 (8.45%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.63%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.63%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Tester
9 3 (4.23%) Administrator
9 3 (4.23%) Business Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.62%) .NET
2 24 (33.80%) CSS
2 24 (33.80%) HTML
3 23 (32.39%) ASP.NET
4 20 (28.17%) Web Services
5 19 (26.76%) REST
6 13 (18.31%) Swagger
7 12 (16.90%) Spring
7 12 (16.90%) Spring Boot
8 10 (14.08%) SOAP
9 9 (12.68%) AngularJS
9 9 (12.68%) HTML5
9 9 (12.68%) React
9 9 (12.68%) Vue.js
10 8 (11.27%) Ajax
10 8 (11.27%) Node.js
10 8 (11.27%) Redux
10 8 (11.27%) Sass
10 8 (11.27%) XML
10 8 (11.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Digital Media
2 8 (11.27%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (9.86%) User Experience
4 6 (8.45%) Cloud Native
5 5 (7.04%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Linux
2 4 (5.63%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.41%) Android
3 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (67.61%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (43.66%) TDD
3 22 (30.99%) Mentoring
3 22 (30.99%) Software Engineering
4 20 (28.17%) Functional Programming
4 20 (28.17%) Test Automation
5 19 (26.76%) Microservices
6 18 (25.35%) OO
7 16 (22.54%) Affiliate Marketing
7 16 (22.54%) E-Commerce
7 16 (22.54%) Technical Leadership
8 15 (21.13%) BDD
9 14 (19.72%) Unit Testing
10 12 (16.90%) QA Automation
10 12 (16.90%) SDET
11 10 (14.08%) Front End Development
12 8 (11.27%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (9.86%) Performance Testing
13 7 (9.86%) Scrum
14 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 39 (54.93%) C#
2 29 (40.85%) JavaScript
3 28 (39.44%) Java
4 17 (23.94%) SQL
5 13 (18.31%) Go
6 10 (14.08%) PHP
6 10 (14.08%) T-SQL
7 8 (11.27%) ES6
8 5 (7.04%) Java 8
8 5 (7.04%) Python
9 4 (5.63%) C
10 2 (2.82%) Apple Swift
10 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.82%) Scala
11 1 (1.41%) C++
11 1 (1.41%) Groovy
11 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (25.35%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (16.90%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Kibana
1 1 (1.41%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.41%) Nagios
1 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.82%) Google
2 2 (2.82%) IBM
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle
2 2 (2.82%) RedGate
3 1 (1.41%) NetApp
3 1 (1.41%) VMware