Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 259 330
Rank change year-on-year +88 +71 +18
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 180 79 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.73% 0.77% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.08% 1.91% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 168 65 13
South West median annual salary £40,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £28,025 £33,000 £39,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,000 £61,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -4.17%

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 4,417 4,142 4,435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 42.48% 40.47% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3,438 3,306 3,672
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +3.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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

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Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in the South West over the 6 months to 20 September 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 20 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
Bristol +42 68 £45,000 - 16
Wiltshire +18 40 £40,000 -52.94% 4
Dorset +5 38 £35,000 -26.32% 4
Gloucestershire +16 17 £41,000 -31.67% 8
Somerset +30 12 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Cornwall +5 4 £35,000 -22.22%
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 100 (55.56%) Finance
2 88 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (30.56%) .NET
4 53 (29.44%) C#
5 52 (28.89%) JavaScript
6 49 (27.22%) SQL Server
7 45 (25.00%) CSS
8 41 (22.78%) HTML
9 40 (22.22%) MVC
10 33 (18.33%) ASP.NET
11 31 (17.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 30 (16.67%) Degree
13 29 (16.11%) SaaS
14 26 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
14 26 (14.44%) Web Development
14 26 (14.44%) Test Automation
15 25 (13.89%) Scrum
16 23 (12.78%) SQL
17 22 (12.22%) jQuery
17 22 (12.22%) Order to Cash
18 21 (11.67%) Accounts Receivable
18 21 (11.67%) Java
19 20 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 19 (10.56%) PHP
21 18 (10.00%) MySQL
21 18 (10.00%) TDD
21 18 (10.00%) Retail
21 18 (10.00%) User Stories
21 18 (10.00%) Process Improvement
22 17 (9.44%) AngularJS

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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 7 (3.89%) Apache
2 3 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.11%) Confluence
4 1 (0.56%) CMS
4 1 (0.56%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (3.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 7 (3.89%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.11%) SaaS
2 26 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (7.22%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.67%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.11%) GitHub
5 2 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.22%) Firewall
2 1 (0.56%) BGP
2 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.56%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.56%) FTP
2 1 (0.56%) LAN
2 1 (0.56%) OSPF
2 1 (0.56%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (0.56%) VPN
2 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (27.22%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.00%) MySQL
3 6 (3.33%) Big Data
3 6 (3.33%) MariaDB
4 5 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (1.67%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.67%) Power BI
5 3 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.11%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.11%) Redis
6 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.67%) JIRA
3 8 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.44%) Selenium
4 7 (3.89%) Subversion
5 6 (3.33%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.78%) PhpStorm
7 4 (2.22%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.22%) JUnit
7 4 (2.22%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.67%) JMeter
9 2 (1.11%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.11%) GitLab
9 2 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.11%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.56%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.56%) Codeception
10 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.56%) Trac
General
1 100 (55.56%) Finance
2 18 (10.00%) Retail
3 15 (8.33%) Billing
4 7 (3.89%) Banking
5 4 (2.22%) Automotive
6 3 (1.67%) Legal
6 3 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.11%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.11%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) Advertising
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 82 (45.56%) Developer
2 33 (18.33%) .NET Developer
3 17 (9.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 16 (8.89%) .NET Developer - Fintech
5 14 (7.78%) Analyst
6 13 (7.22%) Java Developer
6 13 (7.22%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.67%) Junior
7 12 (6.67%) PHP Developer
8 9 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.44%) Junior Developer
10 7 (3.89%) Account Manager
10 7 (3.89%) Client Account Manager
10 7 (3.89%) React Developer
10 7 (3.89%) Support Manager
10 7 (3.89%) Tester
11 6 (3.33%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (30.56%) .NET
2 45 (25.00%) CSS
3 41 (22.78%) HTML
4 33 (18.33%) ASP.NET
5 31 (17.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (12.22%) jQuery
7 20 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 17 (9.44%) AngularJS
9 15 (8.33%) React
10 14 (7.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (6.67%) HTML5
11 12 (6.67%) LINQ
12 10 (5.56%) XML
13 9 (5.00%) .NET Framework
13 9 (5.00%) RESTful
14 8 (4.44%) EDI
14 8 (4.44%) React Native
14 8 (4.44%) Symfony
15 7 (3.89%) Hibernate
15 7 (3.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.89%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.22%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (1.67%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.11%) User Experience
8 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.44%) Linux
2 7 (3.89%) Windows
3 4 (2.22%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.11%) Unix
5 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (22.22%) MVC
3 26 (14.44%) Test Automation
3 26 (14.44%) Web Development
4 25 (13.89%) Scrum
5 22 (12.22%) Order to Cash
6 21 (11.67%) Accounts Receivable
7 18 (10.00%) Process Improvement
7 18 (10.00%) TDD
7 18 (10.00%) User Stories
8 16 (8.89%) API Development
8 16 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
8 16 (8.89%) Low Latency
9 15 (8.33%) Data Privacy
9 15 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 15 (8.33%) Project Management
10 14 (7.78%) BDD
10 14 (7.78%) OO
10 14 (7.78%) Service Delivery
11 13 (7.22%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 53 (29.44%) C#
2 52 (28.89%) JavaScript
3 23 (12.78%) SQL
4 21 (11.67%) Java
5 19 (10.56%) PHP
6 11 (6.11%) Python
7 8 (4.44%) TypeScript
8 7 (3.89%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.78%) Ruby
10 4 (2.22%) Java 8
11 3 (1.67%) Go
11 3 (1.67%) PHP 7
12 2 (1.11%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.11%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.56%) C
13 1 (0.56%) C++
13 1 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.56%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (2.22%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.67%) MBA
4 2 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.11%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.11%) PMP
5 1 (0.56%) CCNP
5 1 (0.56%) CISA
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.56%) CISM
5 1 (0.56%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.44%) QA
2 3 (1.67%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.67%) PMO
3 2 (1.11%) GCP
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.56%) Docker
2 7 (3.89%) Hyper-V
2 7 (3.89%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.89%) SCVMM
1 7 (3.89%) Terraform
2 4 (2.22%) Puppet
3 3 (1.67%) Ansible
3 3 (1.67%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.56%) linkerd
4 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.22%) Juniper
3 3 (1.67%) Oracle
3 3 (1.67%) Zend
4 2 (1.11%) Cadence
4 2 (1.11%) Google
5 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco
5 1 (0.56%) Infor
5 1 (0.56%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.56%) Radware
5 1 (0.56%) SAP