Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 214 302
Rank change year-on-year -23 +88 +11
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 76 98 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.96% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.12% 2.62% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 66 73 13
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% - +60.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £40,000 £27,550
90th Percentile £60,000 £72,500 £98,000
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 3,589 3,743 3,674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 36.54% 36.71% 33.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,650 2,757 2,915
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -19 51 £55,000 -8.33% 9
Staffordshire +20 15 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Herefordshire +22 5 £48,000 +9.09% 3
Warwickshire +2 2 £30,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £25,000 -
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England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 42 (55.26%) Finance
2 40 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (46.05%) SQL
4 24 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 23 (30.26%) .NET
5 23 (30.26%) Windows
5 23 (30.26%) Banking
6 22 (28.95%) Linux
6 22 (28.95%) Web Services
6 22 (28.95%) Unix
6 22 (28.95%) Degree
7 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 20 (26.32%) XML
7 20 (26.32%) C#
8 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET
9 17 (22.37%) Java
9 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
9 17 (22.37%) Computer Science
10 16 (21.05%) Business Analysis
11 15 (19.74%) HTML
11 15 (19.74%) CSS
12 14 (18.42%) SOA
12 14 (18.42%) Process Management
12 14 (18.42%) International Banking
12 14 (18.42%) Analytics
12 14 (18.42%) Computer Science Degree
13 11 (14.47%) Scrum
13 11 (14.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2016
14 10 (13.16%) PCI DSS

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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 5 (6.58%) IIS
2 3 (3.95%) Apache
2 3 (3.95%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.95%) Confluence
2 3 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.32%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.89%) Office 365
4 5 (6.58%) AdWords
4 5 (6.58%) Google Analytics
4 5 (6.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.89%) DNS
2 5 (6.58%) Firewall
2 5 (6.58%) Internet
2 5 (6.58%) SSH
2 5 (6.58%) VPN
3 3 (3.95%) HTTP
4 2 (2.63%) AMQP
5 1 (1.32%) DHCP
5 1 (1.32%) FTP
5 1 (1.32%) IPsec
5 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (13.16%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (7.89%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (6.58%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.26%) RavenDB
7 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.63%) MySQL
9 1 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.32%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.32%) Big Data
9 1 (1.32%) Bigtable
9 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.32%) HBase
9 1 (1.32%) OLAP
9 1 (1.32%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.32%) Riak
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 8 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.89%) Maven
3 4 (5.26%) Bitbucket
4 3 (3.95%) JIRA
5 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.32%) JUnit
6 1 (1.32%) ProC
6 1 (1.32%) Selenium
6 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.32%) TestNG
General
1 42 (55.26%) Finance
2 23 (30.26%) Banking
3 14 (18.42%) International Banking
4 9 (11.84%) Retail
5 8 (10.53%) Marketing
6 4 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (50.00%) Developer
2 20 (26.32%) .NET Developer
3 13 (17.11%) BPM Consultant
3 13 (17.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 13 (17.11%) C# Developer
3 13 (17.11%) Consultant
4 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (14.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 11 (14.47%) HTML CSS Developer
4 11 (14.47%) HTML Developer
4 11 (14.47%) Senior Developer
4 11 (14.47%) SQL Developer
5 10 (13.16%) Analyst
5 10 (13.16%) Java Developer
6 9 (11.84%) Business Analyst
6 9 (11.84%) Software Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Banking Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) Banking Business Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) Business Consultant
8 6 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (30.26%) .NET
2 22 (28.95%) Web Services
3 20 (26.32%) XML
4 18 (23.68%) ASP.NET
5 15 (19.74%) CSS
5 15 (19.74%) HTML
6 9 (11.84%) REST
7 8 (10.53%) SOAP
8 7 (9.21%) JMS
8 7 (9.21%) Kafka
8 7 (9.21%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (9.21%) Spring
9 6 (7.89%) .NET Framework
9 6 (7.89%) Ajax
10 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (6.58%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (6.58%) RESTful
11 4 (5.26%) AngularJS
11 4 (5.26%) CSS3
11 4 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.89%) Clustering
3 6 (7.89%) Private Cloud
4 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.95%) User Experience
6 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) PMI
6 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.26%) Windows
2 22 (28.95%) Linux
2 22 (28.95%) Unix
3 7 (9.21%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.58%) CentOS
4 5 (6.58%) Mac OS X
4 5 (6.58%) Windows 10
4 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.05%) Business Analysis
3 14 (18.42%) Analytics
3 14 (18.42%) Process Management
3 14 (18.42%) SOA
4 11 (14.47%) Scrum
5 10 (13.16%) Software Engineering
6 9 (11.84%) IT Strategy
7 8 (10.53%) ETL
8 7 (9.21%) Multithreading
8 7 (9.21%) Straight-Through Processing
8 7 (9.21%) Wealth Management
9 6 (7.89%) MVC
9 6 (7.89%) OO
10 5 (6.58%) B2B
10 5 (6.58%) Change Management
10 5 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.58%) OOD
10 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.58%) Search Engine Marketing
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.05%) SQL
2 20 (26.32%) C#
3 17 (22.37%) Java
3 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.26%) VB
6 2 (2.63%) C++
6 2 (2.63%) COBOL
6 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.32%) C
7 1 (1.32%) Go
7 1 (1.32%) Python
7 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (28.95%) Degree
2 14 (18.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.95%) CompTIA Security+
3 3 (3.95%) PMP
4 2 (2.63%) ISEB
5 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.32%) PhD
5 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.16%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.58%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) GDPR
3 1 (1.32%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.32%) PMO
3 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.58%) Hyper-V
1 5 (6.58%) Squid
1 5 (6.58%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (3.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (2.63%) Docker
4 1 (1.32%) HDFS
4 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Ambari
1 2 (2.63%) logstash
2 1 (1.32%) Cacti
2 1 (1.32%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (1.32%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.32%) Kibana
2 1 (1.32%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.32%) Nagios
2 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) Atlassian
3 5 (6.58%) BT
3 5 (6.58%) Google
3 5 (6.58%) Yahoo!
4 3 (3.95%) Twitter
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (1.32%) HP
6 1 (1.32%) Splunk
6 1 (1.32%) Tableau
6 1 (1.32%) Vertica
6 1 (1.32%) VMware