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

Financial Technology (Fintech)
England > South West
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 286 343
Rank change year-on-year +79 +57 +5
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 152 55 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.42% 0.54% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.53% 1.35% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 146 56 13
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £34,375 £42,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 4,305 4,072 4,590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.23% 40.04% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3,322 3,258 3,641
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +5.26%

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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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +13 46 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Dorset +6 46 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Somerset +41 20 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Gloucestershire +34 16 £55,000 - 7
Wiltshire -5 12 £41,250 -25.00% 3
Cornwall -21 6 £27,750 -38.33% 1
Devon +13 1 £46,500 -4.62%
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 82 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (46.05%) Finance
3 61 (40.13%) .NET
4 55 (36.18%) JavaScript
5 50 (32.89%) CSS
6 48 (31.58%) C#
7 47 (30.92%) HTML
8 45 (29.61%) SQL Server
9 41 (26.97%) MVC
10 35 (23.03%) Java
11 32 (21.05%) ASP.NET
11 32 (21.05%) Web Development
12 31 (20.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 29 (19.08%) jQuery
14 26 (17.11%) Test Automation
14 26 (17.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 24 (15.79%) Linux
16 21 (13.82%) Python
16 21 (13.82%) Microsoft Azure
16 21 (13.82%) Degree
16 21 (13.82%) Microservices
17 20 (13.16%) Service Delivery
18 19 (12.50%) OO
19 18 (11.84%) Web Services
19 18 (11.84%) PHP
20 17 (11.18%) MySQL
20 17 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
20 17 (11.18%) Git (software)
21 16 (10.53%) Software Engineering
21 16 (10.53%) LAMP

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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 10 (6.58%) CMS
1 10 (6.58%) WordPress
2 6 (3.95%) Apache
2 6 (3.95%) Confluence
3 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.66%) Mule
3 1 (0.66%) Mule ESB
3 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.61%) SaaS
4 6 (3.95%) GitHub
5 4 (2.63%) Slack
5 4 (2.63%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) DNS
1 1 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (0.66%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (29.61%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.18%) MySQL
3 6 (3.95%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.63%) Big Data
5 4 (2.63%) Power BI
5 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.97%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.32%) MOLAP
7 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.32%) OLAP
7 2 (1.32%) Redis
8 1 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.66%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.66%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (11.18%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.24%) JIRA
2 11 (7.24%) Selenium
3 10 (6.58%) Robot Framework
4 9 (5.92%) Subversion
5 8 (5.26%) JMeter
6 7 (4.61%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (3.95%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.29%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (2.63%) Bitbucket
9 4 (2.63%) Gatling
9 4 (2.63%) Jasmine
9 4 (2.63%) Maven
9 4 (2.63%) Mockito
9 4 (2.63%) Protractor
9 4 (2.63%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.63%) TestComplete
9 4 (2.63%) The Grinder
General
1 70 (46.05%) Finance
2 11 (7.24%) Banking
3 8 (5.26%) Legal
4 6 (3.95%) Retail
5 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.66%) Games
Job Titles
1 94 (61.84%) Developer
2 36 (23.68%) .NET Developer
3 20 (13.16%) Java Developer
4 16 (10.53%) PHP Developer
5 15 (9.87%) .NET Developer - Fintech
5 15 (9.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 12 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (7.24%) Analyst
7 11 (7.24%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (6.58%) PHP Web Developer
8 10 (6.58%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.58%) Web Developer
9 8 (5.26%) Junior
10 7 (4.61%) Java Developer - Fintech
10 7 (4.61%) Lead Developer
10 7 (4.61%) React Developer
10 7 (4.61%) Service Manager
11 6 (3.95%) Junior Developer
11 6 (3.95%) Lead PHP Developer
11 6 (3.95%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (40.13%) .NET
2 50 (32.89%) CSS
3 47 (30.92%) HTML
4 32 (21.05%) ASP.NET
5 31 (20.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (19.08%) jQuery
7 26 (17.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 18 (11.84%) Web Services
9 16 (10.53%) LAMP
10 13 (8.55%) React
11 12 (7.89%) LINQ
12 10 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (6.58%) CodeIgniter
12 10 (6.58%) XML
13 9 (5.92%) AngularJS
13 9 (5.92%) Razor View Engine
14 8 (5.26%) React Native
14 8 (5.26%) Redux
14 8 (5.26%) Spring
15 6 (3.95%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (5.92%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (4.61%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.29%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.63%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.32%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.32%) iPad
6 2 (1.32%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.79%) Linux
2 6 (3.95%) Unix
3 1 (0.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (26.97%) MVC
3 32 (21.05%) Web Development
4 26 (17.11%) Test Automation
5 21 (13.82%) Microservices
6 20 (13.16%) Service Delivery
7 19 (12.50%) OO
8 16 (10.53%) API Development
8 16 (10.53%) Cryptocurrency
8 16 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 15 (9.87%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (9.87%) Low Latency
10 14 (9.21%) Project Management
10 14 (9.21%) Scrum
11 13 (8.55%) Acceptance Criteria
11 13 (8.55%) OOP
11 13 (8.55%) TDD
11 13 (8.55%) User Stories
12 12 (7.89%) DevOps
13 10 (6.58%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 55 (36.18%) JavaScript
2 48 (31.58%) C#
3 35 (23.03%) Java
4 21 (13.82%) Python
5 18 (11.84%) PHP
6 13 (8.55%) Ruby
6 13 (8.55%) SQL
7 9 (5.92%) Java 8
7 9 (5.92%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.95%) Erlang
9 4 (2.63%) C++
9 4 (2.63%) COBOL
9 4 (2.63%) Go
9 4 (2.63%) Groovy
9 4 (2.63%) Pascal
10 3 (1.97%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.97%) Elixir
10 3 (1.97%) Perl
10 3 (1.97%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (13.82%) Degree
2 10 (6.58%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.63%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.66%) ISEB
4 1 (0.66%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.66%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (6.58%) Docker
2 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (4.61%) Terraform
2 4 (2.63%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.63%) Puppet
3 1 (0.66%) Consul
3 1 (0.66%) Packer
3 1 (0.66%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (7.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.95%) Oracle
3 5 (3.29%) SAP
4 4 (2.63%) CA
4 4 (2.63%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (2.63%) Google
4 4 (2.63%) IBM
4 4 (2.63%) Micro Focus
4 4 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.66%) ATG
5 1 (0.66%) F5
5 1 (0.66%) hybris
5 1 (0.66%) Juniper
5 1 (0.66%) NetApp
5 1 (0.66%) Xamarin