Period
to 13 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fintech in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fintech over the 6 months to 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 242 242 304
Rank change year-on-year 0 +62 +16
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 72 84 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.75% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.93% 2.08% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 64 66 8
West Midlands median annual salary £48,500 £60,000 £83,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.17% -28.36% +123.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £40,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £62,475 £72,500 £131,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3721 4030 3383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 36.81% 36.04% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2929 2969 2690
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,045
% change year-on-year - +4.07% +6.77%

Fintech
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Fintech as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in the West Midlands

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Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Fintech in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Fintech in the West Midlands

Fintech
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Fintech in the West Midlands

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Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fintech within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. 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
Birmingham -8 42 £50,000 -18.37%
Staffordshire +21 17 £37,500 -25.00%
Warwickshire +5 5 £37,500 -
Herefordshire +5 4 £47,750 +8.52% 5
Worcestershire - 2 £25,000 - 1
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT jobs citing Fintech also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 45 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (52.78%) Finance
3 29 (40.28%) SQL
4 28 (38.89%) C#
5 27 (37.50%) .NET
5 27 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 25 (34.72%) ASP.NET
7 22 (30.56%) CSS
7 22 (30.56%) HTML
8 21 (29.17%) Degree
9 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
11 15 (20.83%) Retail
12 14 (19.44%) Scrum
12 14 (19.44%) Java
12 14 (19.44%) Unix
13 13 (18.06%) Computer Science
14 12 (16.67%) MVC
14 12 (16.67%) Linux
14 12 (16.67%) Web Services
14 12 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
15 11 (15.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (15.28%) Marketing
15 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (13.89%) BDD
16 10 (13.89%) MongoDB
17 9 (12.50%) Banking
17 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
17 9 (12.50%) B2B
18 8 (11.11%) Change Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (4.17%) Confluence
2 2 (2.78%) Apache
2 2 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.94%) AdWords
2 5 (6.94%) Google Analytics
3 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.78%) Office 365
5 1 (1.39%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) HTTP
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) Firewall
3 1 (1.39%) SSH
3 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (13.89%) MongoDB
4 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (6.94%) DB2
5 5 (6.94%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.94%) RavenDB
6 2 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.78%) Big Data
6 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) JIRA
1 6 (8.33%) Selenium
2 4 (5.56%) SpecFlow
3 3 (4.17%) Bitbucket
3 3 (4.17%) eggPlant
3 3 (4.17%) JBehave
3 3 (4.17%) JMeter
3 3 (4.17%) Ranorex
3 3 (4.17%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.17%) WATIR
4 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.39%) JUnit
5 1 (1.39%) Maven
5 1 (1.39%) NUnit
5 1 (1.39%) ProC
5 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (52.78%) Finance
2 15 (20.83%) Retail
3 11 (15.28%) Marketing
4 9 (12.50%) Banking
5 5 (6.94%) International Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (45.83%) Developer
2 26 (36.11%) .NET Developer
3 13 (18.06%) C# .NET Developer
3 13 (18.06%) C# Developer
4 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (15.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (15.28%) HTML CSS Developer
4 11 (15.28%) HTML Developer
4 11 (15.28%) SQL Developer
5 9 (12.50%) Analyst
5 9 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Software Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) BPM Consultant
7 5 (6.94%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Consultant
7 5 (6.94%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.94%) PPC Manager
7 5 (6.94%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (37.50%) .NET
2 25 (34.72%) ASP.NET
3 22 (30.56%) CSS
3 22 (30.56%) HTML
4 12 (16.67%) Web Services
5 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (9.72%) .NET Framework
7 6 (8.33%) CSS3
7 6 (8.33%) HTML5
7 6 (8.33%) SOAP
8 5 (6.94%) AngularJS
8 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 5 (6.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (6.94%) XML
9 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (5.56%) REST
10 3 (4.17%) Gherkin
11 1 (1.39%) Kafka
11 1 (1.39%) Node.js
11 1 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.78%) Clustering
2 2 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.78%) User Experience
3 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) PMI
3 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.44%) Unix
2 12 (16.67%) Linux
3 8 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (1.39%) CentOS
4 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.44%) Scrum
3 12 (16.67%) MVC
4 10 (13.89%) BDD
5 9 (12.50%) B2B
6 8 (11.11%) Change Management
6 8 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 8 (11.11%) Wealth Management
7 7 (9.72%) Analytics
7 7 (9.72%) Business Analysis
7 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
7 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.33%) Business Development
8 6 (8.33%) OO
8 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.33%) TDD
9 5 (6.94%) Asset Management
9 5 (6.94%) Internet Marketing
9 5 (6.94%) Search Engine Marketing
9 5 (6.94%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.28%) SQL
2 28 (38.89%) C#
3 17 (23.61%) JavaScript
4 14 (19.44%) Java
5 8 (11.11%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.94%) Korn
6 5 (6.94%) Perl
6 5 (6.94%) VB
7 1 (1.39%) C
7 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (29.17%) Degree
2 12 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.56%) PMP
4 2 (2.78%) ISEB
5 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.72%) QA
2 6 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.39%) GDPR
3 1 (1.39%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.39%) PMO
3 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.39%) Squid
1 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.94%) Google
2 5 (6.94%) Sybase
2 5 (6.94%) Yahoo!
3 3 (4.17%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (4.17%) Twitter
4 2 (2.78%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (1.39%) BT
5 1 (1.39%) HP