Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 104 109
Rank change year-on-year +49 +5 +40
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 85 40 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.27% 1.96% 1.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.00% 5.60% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 67 25 26
Wales median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -19.05%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £36,875
90th Percentile £67,500 £48,700 £55,125
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 773 714 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 38.84% 35.03% 33.80%
Number of salaries quoted 605 571 719
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,850 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £57,500
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

Fintech
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in Wales over the 6 months to 18 December 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 18 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
South Wales +26 72 £50,000 +25.00% 14
North Wales - 12 £45,000 - 1
Fintech
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 Wales region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 48 (56.47%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (47.06%) Finance
2 40 (47.06%) C#
3 31 (36.47%) TDD
4 30 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 29 (34.12%) Java
6 27 (31.76%) .NET
7 26 (30.59%) Amazon AWS
8 25 (29.41%) HTML
8 25 (29.41%) CSS
9 24 (28.24%) ASP.NET
10 23 (27.06%) Microsoft Azure
10 23 (27.06%) Mentoring
11 22 (25.88%) Software Engineering
12 21 (24.71%) Web Services
13 20 (23.53%) Functional Programming
13 20 (23.53%) NoSQL
13 20 (23.53%) Selenium
13 20 (23.53%) Test Automation
14 19 (22.35%) QA
14 19 (22.35%) REST
14 19 (22.35%) Microservices
14 19 (22.35%) SQL Server
15 18 (21.18%) OO
16 17 (20.00%) SQL
17 16 (18.82%) E-Commerce
17 16 (18.82%) Marketing
17 16 (18.82%) Digital Media
17 16 (18.82%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (18.82%) Affiliate Marketing

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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 (7.06%) Confluence
2 1 (1.18%) Apache
2 1 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 26 (30.59%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (27.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (9.41%) npm
4 4 (4.71%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (3.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) Firewall
1 11 (12.94%) VPN
2 2 (2.35%) HTTP
2 2 (2.35%) WAN
3 1 (1.18%) DHCP
3 1 (1.18%) DNS
3 1 (1.18%) SAN
3 1 (1.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.53%) NoSQL
2 19 (22.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.35%) MySQL
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.18%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.18%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.18%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 20 (23.53%) Selenium
2 16 (18.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (17.65%) SoapUI
4 13 (15.29%) Cucumber
4 13 (15.29%) JMeter
5 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
6 9 (10.59%) JIRA
7 8 (9.41%) gulp
7 8 (9.41%) webpack
8 3 (3.53%) JUnit
9 2 (2.35%) Gradle
9 2 (2.35%) Maven
9 2 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (2.35%) TestNG
9 2 (2.35%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.18%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.18%) Gerrit
10 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.18%) Protractor
General
1 40 (47.06%) Finance
2 16 (18.82%) Marketing
3 7 (8.24%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Back Office
4 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.18%) Games
4 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (21.18%) Developer
2 17 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 16 (18.82%) Senior Software Engineer
4 13 (15.29%) QA Engineer
5 12 (14.12%) Java Engineer
6 10 (11.76%) IT Engineer
6 10 (11.76%) IT Security Engineer
6 10 (11.76%) Security Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) QA Automation Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) QA Leader
8 6 (7.06%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.71%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Automation Tester
9 4 (4.71%) Cloud Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.76%) .NET
2 25 (29.41%) CSS
2 25 (29.41%) HTML
3 24 (28.24%) ASP.NET
4 21 (24.71%) Web Services
5 19 (22.35%) REST
6 13 (15.29%) Swagger
7 12 (14.12%) Spring
7 12 (14.12%) Spring Boot
8 10 (11.76%) SOAP
9 9 (10.59%) AngularJS
9 9 (10.59%) HTML5
9 9 (10.59%) React
9 9 (10.59%) Vue.js
10 8 (9.41%) Ajax
10 8 (9.41%) jQuery
10 8 (9.41%) Node.js
10 8 (9.41%) Redux
10 8 (9.41%) Sass
10 8 (9.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Digital Media
2 8 (9.41%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.24%) User Experience
4 6 (7.06%) Cloud Native
4 6 (7.06%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.18%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) Linux
2 4 (4.71%) Windows
2 4 (4.71%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.18%) Android
3 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.18%) CentOS
3 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (56.47%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.47%) TDD
3 23 (27.06%) Mentoring
4 22 (25.88%) Software Engineering
5 20 (23.53%) Functional Programming
5 20 (23.53%) Test Automation
6 19 (22.35%) Microservices
7 18 (21.18%) OO
8 16 (18.82%) Affiliate Marketing
8 16 (18.82%) E-Commerce
8 16 (18.82%) Technical Leadership
9 15 (17.65%) BDD
10 14 (16.47%) Unit Testing
11 12 (14.12%) QA Automation
11 12 (14.12%) SDET
12 11 (12.94%) Asset Management
12 11 (12.94%) Project Planning
13 10 (11.76%) Information Security
13 10 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
13 10 (11.76%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 40 (47.06%) C#
2 30 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 29 (34.12%) Java
4 17 (20.00%) SQL
5 13 (15.29%) Go
6 11 (12.94%) PHP
7 10 (11.76%) T-SQL
8 8 (9.41%) ES6
9 6 (7.06%) Python
10 5 (5.88%) Java 8
11 4 (4.71%) C
12 2 (2.35%) Apple Swift
12 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.35%) Scala
13 1 (1.18%) C++
13 1 (1.18%) Groovy
13 1 (1.18%) Perl
13 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.35%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (14.12%) Docker
2 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) Ansible
1 1 (1.18%) Kibana
1 1 (1.18%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.18%) Nagios
1 1 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.35%) Google
2 2 (2.35%) IBM
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle
2 2 (2.35%) RedGate
3 1 (1.18%) NetApp
3 1 (1.18%) VMware