Period
to 16 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fintech in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fintech over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 112 144
Rank change year-on-year +10 +32 -
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 40 45 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.97% 1.73% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.43% 5.01% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 25 27 4
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -24.44% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £37,000 £51,250
90th Percentile £48,700 £57,500 £89,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 736 899 835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 36.18% 34.54% 31.36%
Number of salaries quoted 589 752 682
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £22,025
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Fintech as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in Wales

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Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Fintech in Wales

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Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in Wales over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Fintech in Wales

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Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fintech within the Wales region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. 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
South Wales +20 38 £40,000 -5.88%
West Wales - 2 £37,500 -
Fintech
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing Fintech also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 29 (72.50%) Finance
2 18 (45.00%) SOAP
2 18 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (35.00%) SDLC
6 13 (32.50%) Scrum
6 13 (32.50%) C#
6 13 (32.50%) .NET
7 12 (30.00%) Java
7 12 (30.00%) MVC
7 12 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (30.00%) Docker
8 11 (27.50%) REST
9 10 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 9 (22.50%) DevOps
10 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
10 9 (22.50%) RESTful
11 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 7 (17.50%) JUnit
12 7 (17.50%) SQL
12 7 (17.50%) Linux
12 7 (17.50%) Games
12 7 (17.50%) CMS
12 7 (17.50%) Scala
12 7 (17.50%) Android
12 7 (17.50%) WCF
12 7 (17.50%) QA
12 7 (17.50%) Umbraco
12 7 (17.50%) Ionic Framework

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 7 (17.50%) CMS
1 7 (17.50%) Umbraco
2 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 18 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (12.50%) Bluemix
3 5 (12.50%) IaaS
3 5 (12.50%) IBM Cloud
3 5 (12.50%) PaaS
4 2 (5.00%) AdWords
4 2 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (5.00%) npm
4 2 (5.00%) SaaS
5 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (17.50%) JUnit
3 6 (15.00%) Subversion
4 4 (10.00%) Bugzilla
4 4 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.00%) JMeter
4 4 (10.00%) NetBeans
4 4 (10.00%) Selenium
4 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (5.00%) Ant
5 2 (5.00%) Bower
5 2 (5.00%) Gradle
5 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.00%) JIRA
5 2 (5.00%) Maven
5 2 (5.00%) TestNG
6 1 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.50%) RequisitePro
General
1 29 (72.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Games
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) .NET Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Java Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Java Scala Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Scala Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Digital Marketing Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Java Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Marketing Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) SEO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) SOAP
2 13 (32.50%) .NET
3 11 (27.50%) REST
4 10 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 9 (22.50%) RESTful
6 7 (17.50%) Ionic Framework
6 7 (17.50%) WCF
7 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (15.00%) CSS
7 6 (15.00%) HTML
7 6 (15.00%) Spring
8 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (12.50%) J2EE
9 4 (10.00%) Hibernate
9 4 (10.00%) JSON
9 4 (10.00%) Web Services
10 2 (5.00%) LAMP
10 2 (5.00%) Symfony
10 2 (5.00%) XML
10 2 (5.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.00%) Cloud Native
2 2 (5.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Android
1 7 (17.50%) Apple iOS
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) SDLC
3 13 (32.50%) Scrum
4 12 (30.00%) MVC
5 9 (22.50%) DevOps
6 7 (17.50%) Static Code Analysis
6 7 (17.50%) User Stories
7 6 (15.00%) OO
8 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 5 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
9 4 (10.00%) Defect Management
9 4 (10.00%) Kanban
9 4 (10.00%) Load Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Open Source
9 4 (10.00%) Software Delivery
9 4 (10.00%) System Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.00%) Test Strategy
9 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) C#
2 12 (30.00%) Java
3 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.50%) Scala
4 7 (17.50%) SQL
5 3 (7.50%) PHP
6 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.00%) Python
6 2 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) CEH
1 2 (5.00%) CREST Certified
1 2 (5.00%) OSCP
2 1 (2.50%) IIBA
2 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Ansible
1 5 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.00%) Nessus
2 2 (5.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) AppDynamics
1 5 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 5 (12.50%) Cisco
1 5 (12.50%) F5
1 5 (12.50%) Google
1 5 (12.50%) Juniper
1 5 (12.50%) Splunk
1 5 (12.50%) Vyatta
2 2 (5.00%) Qualys
3 1 (2.50%) CA
3 1 (2.50%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft