Period
to 14 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fintech in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fintech over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
England > South West
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 247 329
Rank change year-on-year +84 +82 +12
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 176 96 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.76% 0.94% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.59% 2.51% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 165 71 18
South West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £38,375
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,834 3,822 4,145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.24% 37.32% 38.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2,865 2,975 3,396
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,250 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

Fintech
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in the South West

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Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Fintech in the South West

Fintech
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in the South West over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Fintech in the South West

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Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fintech within the South West region over the 6 months to 14 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
Bristol +70 93 £40,000 -15.79% 9
Wiltshire +14 33 £40,000 - 4
Dorset +27 25 £60,000 -33.33% 3
Gloucestershire +10 11 £42,500 -29.17% 2
Cornwall +10 6 £35,000 -
Somerset -1 5 £60,000 +39.53% 1
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 14 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 West region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 98 (55.68%) Finance
2 77 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 33 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 33 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
4 31 (17.61%) Java
4 31 (17.61%) SQL
5 29 (16.48%) Windows
6 27 (15.34%) C#
6 27 (15.34%) .NET
7 26 (14.77%) TDD
8 23 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (13.07%) SaaS
9 22 (12.50%) Scrum
9 22 (12.50%) CSS
10 21 (11.93%) Microsoft Azure
11 20 (11.36%) Virtual Machines
11 20 (11.36%) HTML
12 19 (10.80%) Retail
12 19 (10.80%) SCVMM
12 19 (10.80%) Hyper-V
12 19 (10.80%) DevOps
13 18 (10.23%) Test Automation
13 18 (10.23%) Order to Cash
13 18 (10.23%) Accounts Receivable
13 18 (10.23%) Degree
14 16 (9.09%) Microsoft
14 16 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 16 (9.09%) Office 365
14 16 (9.09%) Big Data

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (2.27%) Apache
1 4 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.14%) CMS
2 2 (1.14%) Confluence
3 1 (0.57%) IIS
3 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (5.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (5.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 10 (5.68%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.07%) SaaS
2 21 (11.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (9.09%) Office 365
4 12 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.14%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.57%) AdWords
7 1 (0.57%) GitHub
7 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.25%) Firewall
2 3 (1.70%) HTTP
3 2 (1.14%) Internet
3 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.57%) BGP
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.57%) FTP
4 1 (0.57%) IPv4
4 1 (0.57%) IPv6
4 1 (0.57%) LAN
4 1 (0.57%) OSPF
4 1 (0.57%) Skype
4 1 (0.57%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (0.57%) VPN
4 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.09%) Big Data
3 9 (5.11%) MySQL
4 5 (2.84%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.70%) MariaDB
5 3 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.14%) Power BI
6 2 (1.14%) Redis
6 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.57%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.57%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (7.39%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.11%) JIRA
3 7 (3.98%) NUnit
3 7 (3.98%) Selenium
4 6 (3.41%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.41%) JUnit
5 5 (2.84%) Geb
5 5 (2.84%) Jasmine
5 5 (2.84%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.84%) Spock
5 5 (2.84%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.84%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.14%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.14%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.14%) GitLab
6 2 (1.14%) Moq
6 2 (1.14%) PhpStorm
6 2 (1.14%) Subversion
6 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.57%) Ant
General
1 98 (55.68%) Finance
2 19 (10.80%) Retail
3 14 (7.95%) Billing
4 6 (3.41%) Automotive
5 5 (2.84%) Marketing
6 4 (2.27%) Banking
7 3 (1.70%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.70%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.14%) Advertising
8 2 (1.14%) Electronics
8 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (30.11%) Developer
2 24 (13.64%) Java Developer
3 23 (13.07%) Analyst
4 16 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (9.09%) Java Developer - Fintech
5 13 (7.39%) .NET Developer
5 13 (7.39%) C# Developer
6 11 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 11 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 10 (5.68%) IT Engineer
7 10 (5.68%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (3.98%) Account Manager
10 7 (3.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 7 (3.98%) Client Account Manager
10 7 (3.98%) Junior
10 7 (3.98%) Support Manager
11 6 (3.41%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.34%) .NET
2 22 (12.50%) CSS
3 20 (11.36%) HTML
4 15 (8.52%) ASP.NET
5 11 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (5.68%) XML
7 9 (5.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (5.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (3.98%) EDI
8 7 (3.98%) Hibernate
8 7 (3.98%) jQuery
8 7 (3.98%) SOAP
8 7 (3.98%) Spring
9 6 (3.41%) .NET Framework
9 6 (3.41%) AngularJS
9 6 (3.41%) HTML5
9 6 (3.41%) Symfony
10 5 (2.84%) RESTful
11 4 (2.27%) Entity Framework
11 4 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.27%) Analytical Mindset
3 4 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.14%) User Experience
5 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.57%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.57%) Social Media
5 1 (0.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.48%) Windows
2 13 (7.39%) Windows Server
3 11 (6.25%) Linux
3 11 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 10 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.14%) Unix
6 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
3 26 (14.77%) TDD
4 23 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (12.50%) Scrum
6 19 (10.80%) DevOps
7 18 (10.23%) Accounts Receivable
7 18 (10.23%) Order to Cash
7 18 (10.23%) Test Automation
8 16 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 15 (8.52%) MVC
9 15 (8.52%) Web Development
10 14 (7.95%) Data Privacy
10 14 (7.95%) Process Improvement
11 12 (6.82%) Kanban
12 11 (6.25%) Application Packaging
12 11 (6.25%) Software Engineering
13 10 (5.68%) Microservices
13 10 (5.68%) Migration
14 9 (5.11%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 31 (17.61%) Java
2 31 (17.61%) SQL
3 27 (15.34%) C#
4 15 (8.52%) Java 8
5 12 (6.82%) PowerShell
6 10 (5.68%) PHP
7 6 (3.41%) Scala
8 5 (2.84%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.27%) Python
10 3 (1.70%) C
11 2 (1.14%) Go
11 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.14%) Ruby
11 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.57%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.57%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (10.23%) Degree
2 7 (3.98%) ISTQB
2 7 (3.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.14%) MBA
3 2 (1.14%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.14%) PMP
4 1 (0.57%) CCNP
4 1 (0.57%) CISA
4 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.57%) CISM
4 1 (0.57%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.68%) QA
2 5 (2.84%) PMO
3 3 (1.70%) SLA
4 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (11.36%) Virtual Machines
2 19 (10.80%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.68%) Active Directory
4 9 (5.11%) Docker
5 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (10.80%) SCVMM
2 15 (8.52%) SCCM
3 11 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.27%) Ansible
4 4 (2.27%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.27%) Puppet
4 4 (2.27%) Terraform
5 1 (0.57%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.57%) linkerd
5 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.57%) Nagios
5 1 (0.57%) Nessus
5 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.57%) Packer
Vendors
1 16 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.25%) Juniper
3 7 (3.98%) Cadence
4 4 (2.27%) Google
4 4 (2.27%) Oracle
5 3 (1.70%) SAP
5 3 (1.70%) Zend
6 1 (0.57%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco
6 1 (0.57%) Facebook
6 1 (0.57%) Forcepoint
6 1 (0.57%) Infor
6 1 (0.57%) McAfee
6 1 (0.57%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.57%) PayPal
6 1 (0.57%) Radware
6 1 (0.57%) VMware