Period
to 20 May 2019

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 20 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 76 111
Rank change year-on-year +37 +35 +31
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 84 61 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.96% 3.36% 1.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.46% 8.97% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 56 50 32
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,125 £57,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

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 581 680 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 34.28% 37.44% 34.68%
Number of salaries quoted 458 505 588
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,175 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £56,075
UK median annual salary £53,400 £50,000 £48,795
% change year-on-year +6.80% +2.47% -2.41%

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 20 May 2019.

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 20 May 2019. 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 -6 54 £42,500 - 9
North Wales - 28 £45,000 - 3
Fintech
UK

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (29.76%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (27.38%) VPN
5 22 (26.19%) Information Security
5 22 (26.19%) Asset Management
5 22 (26.19%) SIEM
6 21 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 21 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 21 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 21 (25.00%) Security Testing
7 19 (22.62%) QA
7 19 (22.62%) Finance
8 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 17 (20.24%) Firewall
9 17 (20.24%) Mentoring
10 16 (19.05%) HTML
11 15 (17.86%) C#
11 15 (17.86%) CSS
12 14 (16.67%) .NET
12 14 (16.67%) Project Planning
13 13 (15.48%) SQL
14 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
14 11 (13.10%) MVC
14 11 (13.10%) Test Automation
14 11 (13.10%) User Stories
15 10 (11.90%) Digital Banking
15 10 (11.90%) Selenium
15 10 (11.90%) Banking
16 9 (10.71%) Java

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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 4 (4.76%) JBoss
1 4 (4.76%) Tomcat
1 4 (4.76%) WebLogic
1 4 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.19%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 29 (34.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (29.76%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (10.71%) SaaS
4 2 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.19%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.38%) VPN
2 17 (20.24%) Firewall
3 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.38%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.38%) MySQL
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.19%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.90%) Selenium
2 5 (5.95%) Protractor
3 4 (4.76%) JUnit
4 3 (3.57%) JIRA
5 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.38%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.19%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.19%) Metasploit
6 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.19%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (22.62%) Finance
2 10 (11.90%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (27.38%) Developer
2 14 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 14 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
2 14 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 9 (10.71%) Analyst
3 9 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 8 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 7 (8.33%) Information Manager
5 7 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
5 7 (8.33%) Security Manager
6 6 (7.14%) Site Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Azure Developer
7 5 (5.95%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.95%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.95%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (5.95%) QA Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) QA Leader
7 5 (5.95%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.05%) HTML
2 15 (17.86%) CSS
3 14 (16.67%) .NET
4 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET
5 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (7.14%) REST
6 6 (7.14%) Web Services
7 5 (5.95%) .NET Core
7 5 (5.95%) RESTful
8 4 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.76%) Apache Camel
8 4 (4.76%) Hibernate
8 4 (4.76%) JMS
8 4 (4.76%) JPA
8 4 (4.76%) Spring
9 3 (3.57%) CSS3
9 3 (3.57%) React
9 3 (3.57%) SOAP
9 3 (3.57%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
2 7 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.76%) User Experience
4 1 (1.19%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) PKI
4 1 (1.19%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (2.38%) CentOS
2 2 (2.38%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.19%) Kali Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Windows
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (26.19%) Asset Management
2 22 (26.19%) Information Security
2 22 (26.19%) SIEM
3 21 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 21 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 21 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 21 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 17 (20.24%) Mentoring
5 14 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 11 (13.10%) MVC
6 11 (13.10%) Test Automation
6 11 (13.10%) User Stories
7 10 (11.90%) Digital Banking
8 8 (9.52%) Business Analysis
8 8 (9.52%) Scrum
8 8 (9.52%) Test Scripting
9 7 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
9 7 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 7 (8.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 15 (17.86%) C#
3 13 (15.48%) SQL
4 9 (10.71%) Java
5 6 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.57%) Python
7 2 (2.38%) ES6
7 2 (2.38%) Perl
7 2 (2.38%) PHP
8 1 (1.19%) Ruby
8 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) CISA
1 8 (9.52%) CISM
1 8 (9.52%) CISSP
2 7 (8.33%) CRISC
3 1 (1.19%) GCIH
3 1 (1.19%) GIAC
3 1 (1.19%) OCA
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.62%) QA
2 8 (9.52%) GDPR
2 8 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) Ansible
2 6 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (1.19%) Kibana
3 1 (1.19%) Nessus
3 1 (1.19%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.38%) RedGate