Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 104 108
Rank change year-on-year +33 +4 +40
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 71 31 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.50% 1.58% 1.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.59% 4.70% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 62 20 25
Wales median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -29.17%
10th Percentile £31,375 £26,850 £34,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK 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 Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 827 659 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 40.80% 33.64% 33.31%
Number of salaries quoted 646 560 743
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £55,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Fintech
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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 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
South Wales +30 67 £50,000 +11.11% 5
North Wales - 4 £38,750 - 1
Fintech
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Wales region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 39 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (46.48%) Java
3 32 (45.07%) Finance
4 31 (43.66%) C#
5 26 (36.62%) Web Services
6 21 (29.58%) JavaScript
6 21 (29.58%) TDD
7 20 (28.17%) QA
7 20 (28.17%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (28.17%) NoSQL
7 20 (28.17%) REST
7 20 (28.17%) Microservices
8 18 (25.35%) Test Automation
8 18 (25.35%) Selenium
9 17 (23.94%) .NET
9 17 (23.94%) Unit Testing
10 16 (22.54%) BDD
10 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
10 16 (22.54%) Spring
11 15 (21.13%) HTML
11 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET
11 15 (21.13%) CSS
11 15 (21.13%) Go
11 15 (21.13%) Mentoring
12 14 (19.72%) Docker
12 14 (19.72%) SoapUI
12 14 (19.72%) SQL
12 14 (19.72%) JMeter
13 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (18.31%) Cucumber

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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 6 (8.45%) Confluence
2 1 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.17%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.63%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.82%) npm
6 1 (1.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Firewall
1 2 (2.82%) HTTP
1 2 (2.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.17%) NoSQL
2 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.41%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (25.35%) Selenium
2 14 (19.72%) JMeter
2 14 (19.72%) SoapUI
3 13 (18.31%) Cucumber
4 9 (12.68%) JIRA
5 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
6 6 (8.45%) JUnit
6 6 (8.45%) Maven
7 5 (7.04%) Gradle
7 5 (7.04%) TestNG
8 4 (5.63%) Ant
8 4 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.23%) Subversion
10 2 (2.82%) Gerrit
10 2 (2.82%) gulp
10 2 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (2.82%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.82%) webpack
11 1 (1.41%) Xcode
General
1 32 (45.07%) Finance
2 9 (12.68%) Banking
3 4 (5.63%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Developer
2 13 (18.31%) Java Engineer
2 13 (18.31%) QA Engineer
3 8 (11.27%) QA Leader
3 8 (11.27%) Software Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Automation Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) QA Automation Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.63%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.63%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Lead Tester
8 3 (4.23%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (36.62%) Web Services
2 20 (28.17%) REST
3 17 (23.94%) .NET
4 16 (22.54%) Spring
5 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET
5 15 (21.13%) CSS
5 15 (21.13%) HTML
6 13 (18.31%) Spring Boot
6 13 (18.31%) Swagger
7 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (12.68%) SOAP
8 4 (5.63%) RxJava
8 4 (5.63%) XML
9 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.23%) jQuery
9 3 (4.23%) React
9 3 (4.23%) RESTful
10 2 (2.82%) Ajax
10 2 (2.82%) WCF
10 2 (2.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Cloud Native
1 7 (9.86%) Greenfield Project
1 7 (9.86%) User Experience
2 4 (5.63%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Linux
2 3 (4.23%) Windows
2 3 (4.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.41%) Android
3 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.58%) TDD
3 20 (28.17%) Microservices
4 18 (25.35%) Test Automation
5 17 (23.94%) Unit Testing
6 16 (22.54%) BDD
7 15 (21.13%) Mentoring
8 12 (16.90%) QA Automation
8 12 (16.90%) SDET
8 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
9 10 (14.08%) MVC
10 8 (11.27%) Functional Programming
10 8 (11.27%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (11.27%) Scrum
11 7 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (9.86%) Performance Testing
12 6 (8.45%) DevOps
12 6 (8.45%) OO
13 5 (7.04%) API Testing
13 5 (7.04%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 33 (46.48%) Java
2 31 (43.66%) C#
3 21 (29.58%) JavaScript
4 15 (21.13%) Go
5 14 (19.72%) SQL
6 5 (7.04%) Java 8
6 5 (7.04%) Python
7 4 (5.63%) C
8 3 (4.23%) PHP
8 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.82%) Apple Swift
9 2 (2.82%) ES6
9 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.82%) Scala
10 1 (1.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (28.17%) QA
System Software
1 14 (19.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Ansible
2 1 (1.41%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.41%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.82%) Google
2 2 (2.82%) IBM
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) RedGate