Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 108 127
Rank change year-on-year +39 +19 +13
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 63 32 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.28% 1.52% 1.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.95% 4.33% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 56 30 15
Wales median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -28.89%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,125 £34,900
90th Percentile £67,500 £55,250 £56,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 792 739 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 41.29% 35.12% 29.91%
Number of salaries quoted 605 634 658
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,327 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.36% +2.21% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £54,844 £55,075
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +39 63 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Fintech
UK

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 36 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (47.62%) C#
3 29 (46.03%) Finance
4 27 (42.86%) Java
5 22 (34.92%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (33.33%) Web Services
7 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
8 18 (28.57%) .NET
8 18 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 17 (26.98%) CSS
9 17 (26.98%) HTML
9 17 (26.98%) NoSQL
9 17 (26.98%) Spring
9 17 (26.98%) QA
9 17 (26.98%) Microservices
10 16 (25.40%) REST
10 16 (25.40%) Selenium
10 16 (25.40%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (25.40%) MVC
11 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET
11 15 (23.81%) Mentoring
12 14 (22.22%) Test Automation
12 14 (22.22%) Unit Testing
12 14 (22.22%) TDD
13 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (20.63%) BDD
13 13 (20.63%) Docker
14 12 (19.05%) Spring Boot
14 12 (19.05%) Go
15 11 (17.46%) 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 5 (7.94%) Confluence
2 2 (3.17%) CMS
2 2 (3.17%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (34.92%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (25.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.35%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 17 (26.98%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.59%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Selenium
2 11 (17.46%) Cucumber
2 11 (17.46%) JMeter
2 11 (17.46%) SoapUI
3 7 (11.11%) JIRA
4 6 (9.52%) JUnit
4 6 (9.52%) Maven
5 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
5 5 (7.94%) Gradle
5 5 (7.94%) TestNG
6 4 (6.35%) Ant
6 4 (6.35%) WebDriver
7 3 (4.76%) Subversion
8 2 (3.17%) Gerrit
8 2 (3.17%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (3.17%) Protractor
8 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.59%) SOAtest
General
1 29 (46.03%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Games
4 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (39.68%) Developer
2 10 (15.87%) Java Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Senior Developer
3 9 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.11%) QA Leader
5 5 (7.94%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) QA Automation Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Cloud Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.33%) Web Services
2 18 (28.57%) .NET
3 17 (26.98%) CSS
3 17 (26.98%) HTML
3 17 (26.98%) Spring
4 16 (25.40%) REST
5 15 (23.81%) ASP.NET
6 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (19.05%) Spring Boot
8 10 (15.87%) SOAP
8 10 (15.87%) Swagger
9 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
10 4 (6.35%) RESTful
10 4 (6.35%) RxJava
10 4 (6.35%) WCF
11 2 (3.17%) CSS3
11 2 (3.17%) HTML5
11 2 (3.17%) Ionic Framework
11 2 (3.17%) LESS
11 2 (3.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (11.11%) Cloud Native
3 5 (7.94%) User Experience
4 1 (1.59%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Android
1 3 (4.76%) Apple iOS
1 3 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.98%) Microservices
3 16 (25.40%) MVC
4 15 (23.81%) Mentoring
5 14 (22.22%) TDD
5 14 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 14 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 13 (20.63%) BDD
7 9 (14.29%) QA Automation
7 9 (14.29%) Scrum
7 9 (14.29%) SDET
8 7 (11.11%) DevOps
8 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (9.52%) SDLC
9 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
10 5 (7.94%) Performance Testing
10 5 (7.94%) Test Scripting
10 5 (7.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 30 (47.62%) C#
2 27 (42.86%) Java
3 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
4 12 (19.05%) Go
5 11 (17.46%) SQL
6 6 (9.52%) Java 8
7 3 (4.76%) C
7 3 (4.76%) Python
8 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.17%) Scala
9 1 (1.59%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.59%) Groovy
9 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (26.98%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) GCP
System Software
1 13 (20.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Ansible
2 1 (1.59%) HP Fortify
2 1 (1.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) Google
2 2 (3.17%) IBM
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle