Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 103 139
Rank change year-on-year +31 +36 +4
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 60 36 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.34% 1.75% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.36% 4.88% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 50 33 6
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -58.33%
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,000 £26,875
90th Percentile £60,125 £57,000 £41,875
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 718 737 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 39.98% 35.90% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 539 601 670
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,863
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.79% +7.39%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +41 60 £42,500 -5.56% 9
Fintech
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (46.67%) JavaScript
1 28 (46.67%) .NET
1 28 (46.67%) Finance
2 27 (45.00%) C#
3 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (38.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (36.67%) MVC
6 21 (35.00%) HTML
6 21 (35.00%) CSS
7 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 19 (31.67%) ASP.NET
9 18 (30.00%) AngularJS
10 17 (28.33%) Mentoring
11 16 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
11 16 (26.67%) Java
11 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 13 (21.67%) SOAP
13 13 (21.67%) Scrum
14 12 (20.00%) Apple iOS
14 12 (20.00%) SDLC
14 12 (20.00%) Docker
15 11 (18.33%) DevOps
15 11 (18.33%) Web Services
16 10 (16.67%) PHP
16 10 (16.67%) REST
16 10 (16.67%) RESTful
16 10 (16.67%) Spring
17 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering

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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 (10.00%) CMS
1 6 (10.00%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (38.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.33%) SaaS
4 4 (6.67%) npm
5 3 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) MySQL
2 4 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (10.00%) Maven
3 6 (10.00%) Subversion
4 5 (8.33%) Ant
4 5 (8.33%) Gradle
4 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (8.33%) JUnit
4 5 (8.33%) Selenium
4 5 (8.33%) TestNG
5 4 (6.67%) Bower
6 3 (5.00%) JMeter
7 2 (3.33%) Bugzilla
7 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.33%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.33%) NetBeans
7 2 (3.33%) Protractor
7 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (46.67%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Banking
3 6 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Developer
2 10 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 9 (15.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Software Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) iOS Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Security Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (46.67%) .NET
2 21 (35.00%) CSS
2 21 (35.00%) HTML
3 19 (31.67%) ASP.NET
4 18 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 16 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (21.67%) SOAP
7 11 (18.33%) Web Services
8 10 (16.67%) REST
8 10 (16.67%) RESTful
8 10 (16.67%) Spring
9 6 (10.00%) Ionic Framework
9 6 (10.00%) WCF
10 5 (8.33%) XML
10 5 (8.33%) XML Schema
11 4 (6.67%) LAMP
11 4 (6.67%) Laravel
11 4 (6.67%) Node.js
11 4 (6.67%) Symfony
12 3 (5.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (15.00%) User Experience
3 4 (6.67%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (10.00%) Android
3 3 (5.00%) Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.67%) MVC
3 17 (28.33%) Mentoring
4 13 (21.67%) Scrum
5 12 (20.00%) SDLC
6 11 (18.33%) DevOps
7 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (13.33%) Unit Testing
9 7 (11.67%) Waterfall
10 6 (10.00%) OO
11 5 (8.33%) Microservices
11 5 (8.33%) User Stories
11 5 (8.33%) Web Development
12 4 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
12 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (6.67%) Machine Learning
12 4 (6.67%) OWASP
12 4 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (6.67%) Static Code Analysis
13 3 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 27 (45.00%) C#
3 16 (26.67%) Java
4 10 (16.67%) PHP
5 8 (13.33%) SQL
6 6 (10.00%) Python
7 3 (5.00%) Apple Swift
7 3 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.00%) Ruby
8 2 (3.33%) Go
8 2 (3.33%) Java 8
9 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) CEH
1 3 (5.00%) CREST Certified
1 3 (5.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) QA
System Software
1 12 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (5.00%) Nessus
1 3 (5.00%) Nmap
2 2 (3.33%) Ansible
3 1 (1.67%) HP Fortify
3 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) Apple
2 3 (5.00%) Google
2 3 (5.00%) Qualys