Period
to 17 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 222 257 238
Rank change year-on-year +35 -19 +69
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 50 62 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.64% 0.64% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.60% 1.75% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 41 56 70
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.67% -21.31%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £57,500 £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 3,133 3,540 3,815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.38% 36.33% 36.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,199 2,668 2,771
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,935 £24,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -2 25 £58,750 +17.50% 10
Herefordshire -2 12 £42,500 -11.46%
Warwickshire +33 10 £42,500 +41.67%
Worcestershire -7 2 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Coventry - 1 £40,000 - 1
Solihull - 1 £32,500 -
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England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (52.00%) Finance
3 23 (46.00%) Python
4 21 (42.00%) SQL
5 16 (32.00%) Java
6 15 (30.00%) Web Services
7 14 (28.00%) C#
8 13 (26.00%) Scrum
9 11 (22.00%) HTML
9 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
10 10 (20.00%) CSS
10 10 (20.00%) Wealth Management
10 10 (20.00%) Analytics
10 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (18.00%) Waterfall
11 9 (18.00%) .NET
11 9 (18.00%) Linux
12 8 (16.00%) Spring
12 8 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (16.00%) JMS
12 8 (16.00%) NoSQL
12 8 (16.00%) Node.js
12 8 (16.00%) Web Application Development
12 8 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (16.00%) Time Management
12 8 (16.00%) SDLC
13 7 (14.00%) Power BI
13 7 (14.00%) Coaching
13 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
13 7 (14.00%) 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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) IaaS
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.00%) PaaS
3 5 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.00%) Office 365
5 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) NoSQL
1 8 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (14.00%) Power BI
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (12.00%) Selenium
1 6 (12.00%) SpecFlow
1 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (12.00%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (52.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Automotive
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (60.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) SQL Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Python Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Analytics Developer
4 8 (16.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 8 (16.00%) HTML Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (16.00%) Java Developer - Fintech
4 8 (16.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (16.00%) PostgreSQL Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Business Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Test Automation Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Test Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Automation Test Lead
8 3 (6.00%) Database Developer
8 3 (6.00%) SQL Database Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) Web Services
2 11 (22.00%) HTML
3 10 (20.00%) CSS
4 9 (18.00%) .NET
5 8 (16.00%) JMS
5 8 (16.00%) Node.js
5 8 (16.00%) Spring
6 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Core
8 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.00%) CSS3
8 1 (2.00%) jQuery
8 1 (2.00%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.00%) Laravel
8 1 (2.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.00%) Scrum
3 10 (20.00%) Analytics
3 10 (20.00%) Wealth Management
4 9 (18.00%) Waterfall
5 8 (16.00%) SDLC
5 8 (16.00%) Time Management
5 8 (16.00%) Web Application Development
6 7 (14.00%) BDD
6 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (14.00%) Coaching
6 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (14.00%) Data Management
6 7 (14.00%) Data Visualisation
6 7 (14.00%) TDD
6 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (14.00%) Visualisation
6 7 (14.00%) Web Development
7 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.00%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) Python
2 21 (42.00%) SQL
3 16 (32.00%) Java
4 14 (28.00%) C#
5 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (14.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.00%) PHP
7 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) GDPR
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft