Period
to 27 July 2021

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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
UK > Wales
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 70 35 45
Rank change year-on-year -35 +10 +33
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 45 66 89
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 3.19% 5.76% 4.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 6.49% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 43 62 69
10th Percentile £32,100 £28,000 £31,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
75th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £61,000 £58,375 £63,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 1,274 1,017 1,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 90.42% 88.74% 91.16%
Number of salaries quoted 906 870 1,417
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,618 £34,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,434 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £51,000
90th Percentile £61,625 £63,564 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Fintech
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 27 July 2021.

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 27 July 2021. 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 -18 43 £45,000 - 19
West Wales - 1 £47,500 -
North Wales - 1 £65,000 - 9
Fintech
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, 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 26 (57.78%) Azure
2 23 (51.11%) C#
2 23 (51.11%) .NET
3 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (44.44%) AngularJS
4 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
5 18 (40.00%) DevOps
6 16 (35.56%) React
7 14 (31.11%) Scrum
8 13 (28.89%) SQL
9 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
9 11 (24.44%) Games
9 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
10 10 (22.22%) RESTful
10 10 (22.22%) WCF
10 10 (22.22%) MVC
10 10 (22.22%) HTML
11 9 (20.00%) CSS
11 9 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (17.78%) Azure SQL Database
12 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
13 7 (15.56%) Umbraco
13 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
13 7 (15.56%) CSS3
13 7 (15.56%) Android
13 7 (15.56%) HTML5
13 7 (15.56%) SOAP
13 7 (15.56%) CMS
13 7 (15.56%) Ionic Framework
13 7 (15.56%) Octopus Deploy

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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 7 (15.56%) CMS
1 7 (15.56%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 26 (57.78%) Azure
2 4 (8.89%) Power Platform
2 4 (8.89%) SaaS
3 3 (6.67%) AWS
4 2 (4.44%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (4.44%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.22%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.89%) Power BI
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.44%) Data Lake
4 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (4.44%) MySQL
4 2 (4.44%) PolyBase
4 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (15.56%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (8.89%) Selenium
5 3 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.44%) Cypress.io
6 2 (4.44%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.44%) JIRA
6 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.22%) JUnit
7 1 (2.22%) Postman
7 1 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (24.44%) Games
2 6 (13.33%) Finance
3 5 (11.11%) Social Skills
4 3 (6.67%) Advertising
5 1 (2.22%) Czech Language
5 1 (2.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 1 (2.22%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) Senior Developer
3 10 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Software Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Software Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Automation Tester
6 4 (8.89%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Junior
6 4 (8.89%) Junior .NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Junior Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Tester
7 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer - Fintech
7 3 (6.67%) Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.44%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.44%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (51.11%) .NET
2 20 (44.44%) AngularJS
3 16 (35.56%) React
4 10 (22.22%) HTML
4 10 (22.22%) RESTful
4 10 (22.22%) WCF
5 9 (20.00%) CSS
6 7 (15.56%) CSS3
6 7 (15.56%) HTML5
6 7 (15.56%) Ionic Framework
6 7 (15.56%) SOAP
7 6 (13.33%) jQuery
7 6 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (11.11%) Vue.js
9 4 (8.89%) REST
10 3 (6.67%) .NET Core
10 3 (6.67%) Node.js
10 3 (6.67%) Sass
11 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Virtual Team
2 2 (4.44%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.22%) mPOS
3 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Android
1 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) DevOps
3 14 (31.11%) Scrum
4 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
5 10 (22.22%) MVC
6 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.11%) Microservices
9 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (6.67%) API Design
10 3 (6.67%) API Development
10 3 (6.67%) API Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Clean Code
10 3 (6.67%) CRUD
10 3 (6.67%) Performance Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (6.67%) Project Management
10 3 (6.67%) Test Management
11 2 (4.44%) Data Pipeline
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) C#
2 19 (42.22%) JavaScript
3 13 (28.89%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) Python
4 5 (11.11%) TypeScript
5 4 (8.89%) ES6
5 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.67%) Java
7 2 (4.44%) U-SQL
8 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) PMO
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Terraform
2 1 (2.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Databricks