Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 256 267
Rank change year-on-year +26 +11 +43
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 63 72 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.71% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.79% 1.81% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 56 60 61
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £48,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.25% -19.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £24,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £69,375 £63,575 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 3,518 3,970 4,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 41.69% 39.00% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,522 3,151 3,245
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,763 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £63,750
England 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 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

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Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 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
Birmingham -7 42 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Warwickshire +45 11 £50,000 +33.33%
Herefordshire +3 7 £45,000 -40.00% 1
Worcestershire - 2 £37,500 -
Coventry - 1 £40,000 -
Solihull - 1 £32,500 -
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England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 38 (60.32%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (47.62%) Finance
2 30 (47.62%) Python
3 29 (46.03%) Java
4 23 (36.51%) SQL
5 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
5 17 (26.98%) HTML
5 17 (26.98%) Scrum
5 17 (26.98%) TDD
6 16 (25.40%) Analytics
7 15 (23.81%) Test Automation
7 15 (23.81%) BDD
7 15 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (23.81%) C#
7 15 (23.81%) Web Services
8 14 (22.22%) Ruby
8 14 (22.22%) Waterfall
9 13 (20.63%) WebDriver
9 13 (20.63%) SpecFlow
9 13 (20.63%) Cucumber
9 13 (20.63%) SDET
9 13 (20.63%) Selenium
9 13 (20.63%) Load Testing
9 13 (20.63%) Visual Studio
10 12 (19.05%) CSS
11 10 (15.87%) Wealth Management
12 9 (14.29%) Data Management
12 9 (14.29%) Linux
12 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (14.29%) Visualisation

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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:

Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) IaaS
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.11%) PaaS
3 6 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.17%) Office 365
5 2 (3.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) DHCP
1 3 (4.76%) DNS
1 3 (4.76%) Firewall
1 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.76%) VLAN
1 3 (4.76%) VPN
1 3 (4.76%) WAN
1 3 (4.76%) Wireless
2 2 (3.17%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.17%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (3.17%) IP Telephony
2 2 (3.17%) ISDN
2 2 (3.17%) Network Security
2 2 (3.17%) VoIP
3 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) NoSQL
1 8 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (12.70%) Power BI
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.59%) MySQL
3 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Cucumber
1 13 (20.63%) Selenium
1 13 (20.63%) SpecFlow
1 13 (20.63%) Visual Studio
1 13 (20.63%) WebDriver
2 2 (3.17%) Subversion
General
1 30 (47.62%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (41.27%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) SQL Developer
3 9 (14.29%) Python Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Analytics Developer
4 8 (12.70%) HTML CSS Developer
4 8 (12.70%) HTML Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Java Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Java Developer - Fintech
4 8 (12.70%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (12.70%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Java Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Java Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (7.94%) Test Leader
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Senior Tester
6 4 (6.35%) Test Automation Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Test Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.98%) HTML
2 15 (23.81%) Web Services
3 12 (19.05%) CSS
4 8 (12.70%) JMS
4 8 (12.70%) Node.js
4 8 (12.70%) Spring
5 4 (6.35%) .NET
6 3 (4.76%) RESTful
7 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.17%) JSON
7 2 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.17%) XML
8 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.59%) CSS3
8 1 (1.59%) HTML5
8 1 (1.59%) jQuery
8 1 (1.59%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.70%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.76%) User Experience
4 2 (3.17%) EMV
4 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (4.76%) Windows
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (60.32%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.98%) Scrum
2 17 (26.98%) TDD
3 16 (25.40%) Analytics
4 15 (23.81%) BDD
4 15 (23.81%) Test Automation
5 14 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 13 (20.63%) Load Testing
6 13 (20.63%) SDET
7 10 (15.87%) Wealth Management
8 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (14.29%) Data Management
8 9 (14.29%) Visualisation
9 8 (12.70%) Data Visualisation
9 8 (12.70%) SDLC
9 8 (12.70%) Time Management
9 8 (12.70%) Web Application Development
10 7 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
10 7 (11.11%) Data Modelling
10 7 (11.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 30 (47.62%) Python
2 29 (46.03%) Java
3 23 (36.51%) SQL
4 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
5 15 (23.81%) C#
6 14 (22.22%) Ruby
7 2 (3.17%) PHP
7 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) Degree
1 1 (1.59%) ISEB
1 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (1.59%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) GDPR
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) RSA enVision
2 1 (1.59%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 3 (4.76%) Cisco
2 2 (3.17%) Qualys
2 2 (3.17%) Tripwire
3 1 (1.59%) Adobe
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.59%) OutSystems