Period
to 9 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Fintech skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fintech over the 6 months to 9 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
UK > Wales
6 months to
9 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 43 80
Rank change year-on-year +7 +37 +33
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 60 92 58
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 5.84% 5.04% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.61% 5.52% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 59 76 51
Median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,500 £26,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £63,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

Fintech is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 908 1,666 1,759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.41% 91.34% 92.38%
Number of salaries quoted 775 1,434 1,410
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,200 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in Wales

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Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Fintech in Wales.

Salary trend for Fintech in Wales

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Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Fintech in Wales over the 6 months to 9 August 2020.

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 9 August 2020. 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 +23 60 £42,500 -5.56% 19
Fintech
UK

For the 6 months to 9 August 2020, 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 31 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.67%) Scrum
2 16 (26.67%) SQL
3 13 (21.67%) Finance
3 13 (21.67%) Test Automation
4 12 (20.00%) Azure
5 11 (18.33%) Mobile App
6 10 (16.67%) User Experience
6 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 10 (16.67%) QA
7 9 (15.00%) Web Services
8 8 (13.33%) Python
8 8 (13.33%) Apple iOS
8 8 (13.33%) Software Delivery
8 8 (13.33%) DevOps
9 7 (11.67%) Wireframes
9 7 (11.67%) AWS
9 7 (11.67%) .NET
9 7 (11.67%) TDD
10 6 (10.00%) C#
10 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (10.00%) Adobe
10 6 (10.00%) BDD
10 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
11 5 (8.33%) Microservices
11 5 (8.33%) API Testing
11 5 (8.33%) Black-Box Testing
11 5 (8.33%) TypeScript
11 5 (8.33%) Terraform
11 5 (8.33%) Marvel

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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 2 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Marvel
2 4 (6.67%) Sketch
3 2 (3.33%) Adobe XD
3 2 (3.33%) Figma
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.67%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.00%) Azure
2 7 (11.67%) AWS
3 4 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (6.67%) SaaS
4 2 (3.33%) Serverless
5 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.67%) GCP
5 1 (1.67%) npm
5 1 (1.67%) Trello
5 1 (1.67%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) DNS
1 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.67%) VLAN
1 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.33%) MS Access
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.67%) Big Data
4 1 (1.67%) BigQuery
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.67%) Axure RP
2 4 (6.67%) JIRA
3 3 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.33%) Balsamiq
4 2 (3.33%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.33%) Selenium
5 1 (1.67%) Gatling
5 1 (1.67%) gulp
5 1 (1.67%) JMeter
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.67%) RSpec
5 1 (1.67%) webpack
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Banking
2 5 (8.33%) Marketing
3 4 (6.67%) Advertising
4 3 (5.00%) Games
5 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (10.00%) Designer
2 6 (10.00%) Test Engineer
2 6 (10.00%) UX Designer
3 5 (8.33%) QA Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 4 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
5 3 (5.00%) Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Digital Designer
5 3 (5.00%) Digital UX Designer
5 3 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (5.00%) iOS Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Objective-C Developer
5 3 (5.00%) QA Leader
6 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) Web Services
2 7 (11.67%) .NET
3 5 (8.33%) HTML
3 5 (8.33%) JSON
4 4 (6.67%) AngularJS
4 4 (6.67%) CSS
4 4 (6.67%) React
5 3 (5.00%) REST
6 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.33%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.33%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.33%) Ionic Framework
6 2 (3.33%) LAMP
6 2 (3.33%) Laravel
6 2 (3.33%) RESTful
6 2 (3.33%) Sass
6 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.33%) WCF
7 1 (1.67%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Mobile App
2 10 (16.67%) User Experience
3 3 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.67%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.67%) mPOS
5 1 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 5 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.67%) Scrum
3 13 (21.67%) Test Automation
4 8 (13.33%) DevOps
4 8 (13.33%) Software Delivery
5 7 (11.67%) TDD
5 7 (11.67%) Wireframes
6 6 (10.00%) BDD
6 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.33%) API Testing
7 5 (8.33%) Black-Box Testing
7 5 (8.33%) Manual Testing
7 5 (8.33%) Microservices
8 4 (6.67%) Coaching
8 4 (6.67%) Prototyping
8 4 (6.67%) White-Box Testing
9 3 (5.00%) Product Backlog
9 3 (5.00%) Project Delivery
9 3 (5.00%) Sprint Planning
9 3 (5.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) Python
3 6 (10.00%) C#
3 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.33%) TypeScript
5 3 (5.00%) Apple Swift
5 3 (5.00%) Java
5 3 (5.00%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.33%) C
6 2 (3.33%) PHP
6 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.33%) Ruby
6 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.33%) VBA
7 1 (1.67%) ES6
7 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (1.67%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Terraform
2 3 (5.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.33%) Ansible
4 1 (1.67%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Adobe
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) Hotjar
4 3 (5.00%) Crazy Egg
4 3 (5.00%) Google
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle