Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 90 144
Rank change year-on-year +35 +54 -
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 55 42 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.98% 2.22% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.14% 6.29% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 37 27 2
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +19.21% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,000 £35,425
90th Percentile £53,000 £59,500 £41,075
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +11.11% -

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 453 668 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 32.78% 35.25% 32.26%
Number of salaries quoted 382 574 642
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,725 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.03% +4.79% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,825 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,000 £60,000 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,725 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.06% +7.78% -6.67%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +24 42 £44,000 +3.53% 2
Newport +3 10 £40,000 -17.53% 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 2 £35,000 -
Bridgend - 1 £45,000 -
Fintech
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 32 (58.18%) Finance
2 25 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (41.82%) .NET
4 22 (40.00%) SOAP
4 22 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (36.36%) C#
6 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (32.73%) AngularJS
7 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
7 18 (32.73%) MVC
8 17 (30.91%) Docker
9 16 (29.09%) SDLC
9 16 (29.09%) Java
9 16 (29.09%) REST
10 15 (27.27%) Apple iOS
10 15 (27.27%) Scrum
11 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
12 13 (23.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (23.64%) RESTful
12 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
13 12 (21.82%) DevOps
14 11 (20.00%) HTML
14 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
14 11 (20.00%) CSS
15 10 (18.18%) User Stories
15 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
16 9 (16.36%) Ionic Framework
16 9 (16.36%) Greenfield Project
16 9 (16.36%) JUnit
16 9 (16.36%) PHP

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 9 (16.36%) CMS
1 9 (16.36%) Umbraco
2 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 25 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.09%) SaaS
4 4 (7.27%) Bluemix
4 4 (7.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (7.27%) IaaS
4 4 (7.27%) IBM Cloud
4 4 (7.27%) npm
4 4 (7.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) MySQL
2 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) Git (software)
2 13 (23.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (16.36%) JUnit
4 8 (14.55%) Subversion
5 4 (7.27%) Ant
5 4 (7.27%) Bower
5 4 (7.27%) Bugzilla
5 4 (7.27%) Eclipse
5 4 (7.27%) Gradle
5 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.27%) JMeter
5 4 (7.27%) Maven
5 4 (7.27%) NetBeans
5 4 (7.27%) Selenium
5 4 (7.27%) TestNG
5 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
5 4 (7.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (3.64%) JIRA
7 1 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.82%) RequisitePro
General
1 32 (58.18%) Finance
2 9 (16.36%) Games
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (67.27%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Java Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Software Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Java Scala Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Scala Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Java Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) iOS Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.82%) .NET
2 22 (40.00%) SOAP
3 18 (32.73%) AngularJS
4 16 (29.09%) REST
5 13 (23.64%) RESTful
6 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 11 (20.00%) CSS
6 11 (20.00%) HTML
7 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (16.36%) Ionic Framework
7 9 (16.36%) WCF
8 8 (14.55%) Spring
8 8 (14.55%) Web Services
9 4 (7.27%) Hibernate
9 4 (7.27%) J2EE
9 4 (7.27%) JSON
9 4 (7.27%) LAMP
9 4 (7.27%) Symfony
9 4 (7.27%) XML
9 4 (7.27%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (9.09%) User Experience
3 4 (7.27%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.27%) Apple iOS
2 9 (16.36%) Android
3 8 (14.55%) Linux
4 4 (7.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) MVC
3 16 (29.09%) SDLC
4 15 (27.27%) Scrum
5 12 (21.82%) DevOps
6 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 10 (18.18%) User Stories
7 9 (16.36%) Static Code Analysis
8 8 (14.55%) OO
8 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
9 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
10 5 (9.09%) System Testing
11 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.27%) Kanban
11 4 (7.27%) Machine Learning
11 4 (7.27%) Open Source
11 4 (7.27%) OWASP
11 4 (7.27%) SIEM
11 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
11 4 (7.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) C#
2 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
3 16 (29.09%) Java
4 9 (16.36%) PHP
4 9 (16.36%) SQL
5 7 (12.73%) Python
5 7 (12.73%) Scala
6 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.27%) Ruby
7 3 (5.45%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) CEH
1 4 (7.27%) CREST Certified
1 4 (7.27%) OSCP
2 1 (1.82%) IIBA
2 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) QA
System Software
1 17 (30.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Ansible
1 5 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (9.09%) Puppet
2 4 (7.27%) Kubernetes
2 4 (7.27%) Nessus
2 4 (7.27%) Nmap
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) AppDynamics
1 4 (7.27%) CheckPoint
1 4 (7.27%) Cisco
1 4 (7.27%) F5
1 4 (7.27%) Google
1 4 (7.27%) Juniper
1 4 (7.27%) Qualys
1 4 (7.27%) Splunk
1 4 (7.27%) Vyatta
2 3 (5.45%) Apple
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft