Period
to 1 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
London > Central London
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 19 20
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 681 670 1,231
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 10.29% 10.35% 9.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.85% 10.97% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 648 620 1,157
10th Percentile £49,625 £52,375 £46,250
25th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £77,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.68% +10.71% +7.69%
75th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £115,000 £97,500
London median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%

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 Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,276 6,107 12,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 94.88% 94.30% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5,618 5,377 10,951
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £49,977
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £96,250
London median annual salary £70,000 £68,346 £65,000
% change year-on-year +2.42% +5.15% +8.33%

Fintech
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Fintech as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in Central London

Fintech
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Fintech in Central London.

Salary trend for Fintech in Central London

Fintech
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Fintech in Central London over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Fintech in Central London

Fintech
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fintech within the Central London region over the 6 months to 1 August 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
City of London +1 651 £85,000 +13.33% 212
City of Westminster - 8 £75,000 -
West End of London -9 6 £57,500 -30.30%
Southwark +4 1 £50,000 -44.44%
Fintech
London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 Central London region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 240 (35.24%) Java
2 211 (30.98%) Finance
3 201 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
4 194 (28.49%) AWS
5 170 (24.96%) DevOps
6 165 (24.23%) Kubernetes
7 150 (22.03%) Docker
8 139 (20.41%) JavaScript
9 119 (17.47%) Microservices
9 119 (17.47%) React
10 110 (16.15%) Azure
11 107 (15.71%) Terraform
12 105 (15.42%) Python
13 104 (15.27%) Banking
14 95 (13.95%) Social Skills
15 94 (13.80%) Jenkins
16 90 (13.22%) SQL
17 85 (12.48%) Kafka
18 83 (12.19%) Full Stack Development
19 81 (11.89%) TDD
20 79 (11.60%) Software Engineering
21 78 (11.45%) QA
22 73 (10.72%) Node.js
23 72 (10.57%) TypeScript
24 71 (10.43%) Infrastructure as Code
25 68 (9.99%) Ansible
26 67 (9.84%) C#
27 66 (9.69%) Test Automation
28 64 (9.40%) Spring
29 60 (8.81%) AngularJS

Fintech
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 18 (2.64%) Apache Spark
2 9 (1.32%) Confluence
3 4 (0.59%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.29%) CMS
5 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.15%) Apache
6 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.15%) Traefik
6 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (2.20%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (0.59%) Figma
2 4 (0.59%) Sketch
3 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.29%) Adobe XD
3 2 (0.29%) InVision
3 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.15%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.29%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 194 (28.49%) AWS
2 110 (16.15%) Azure
3 53 (7.78%) GCP
4 38 (5.58%) Serverless
5 33 (4.85%) SaaS
6 28 (4.11%) AWS Lambda
7 20 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (1.91%) Amazon S3
9 12 (1.76%) PaaS
10 11 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (1.62%) IaaS
11 10 (1.47%) Amazon ECS
12 8 (1.17%) Matillion
13 7 (1.03%) Microsoft 365
14 6 (0.88%) Amazon EKS
14 6 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
15 5 (0.73%) CloudBees
15 5 (0.73%) Snowflake
16 4 (0.59%) AWS Fargate
16 4 (0.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.73%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.44%) Multicast
3 2 (0.29%) Firewall
3 2 (0.29%) HTTP
3 2 (0.29%) VLAN
4 1 (0.15%) ATM
4 1 (0.15%) BGP
4 1 (0.15%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.15%) OSPF
4 1 (0.15%) SAN
4 1 (0.15%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 29 (4.26%) Big Data
3 19 (2.79%) SQL Server
4 18 (2.64%) MySQL
4 18 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (2.35%) MongoDB
5 16 (2.35%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.06%) Blockchain
6 14 (2.06%) Flink
7 10 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.32%) Redis
9 8 (1.17%) Amazon Aurora
9 8 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
9 8 (1.17%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.73%) Tableau
12 4 (0.59%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 94 (13.80%) Jenkins
2 51 (7.49%) Git (software)
3 49 (7.20%) Selenium
4 39 (5.73%) CircleCI
5 36 (5.29%) Cucumber
6 30 (4.41%) Postman
7 26 (3.82%) Cypress.io
8 21 (3.08%) WebDriver
9 18 (2.64%) JIRA
10 15 (2.20%) SpecFlow
11 14 (2.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (1.91%) Travis CI
13 12 (1.76%) GitLab
13 12 (1.76%) Maven
14 8 (1.17%) NUnit
15 7 (1.03%) TeamCity
16 5 (0.73%) Babel
16 5 (0.73%) webpack
17 4 (0.59%) JUnit
18 3 (0.44%) IntelliJ
General
1 211 (30.98%) Finance
2 104 (15.27%) Banking
3 95 (13.95%) Social Skills
4 19 (2.79%) Marketing
5 18 (2.64%) Front Office
6 14 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.06%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.76%) Organisational Skills
8 8 (1.17%) Legal
9 7 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.73%) Billing
11 4 (0.59%) Electronics
11 4 (0.59%) Law
11 4 (0.59%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.59%) Public Sector
11 4 (0.59%) Retail
11 4 (0.59%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.44%) Games
12 3 (0.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 3 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 292 (42.88%) Developer
2 114 (16.74%) Java Developer
3 81 (11.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 81 (11.89%) Senior Developer
4 67 (9.84%) Java Developer - Fintech
5 51 (7.49%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
6 45 (6.61%) Full Stack Developer
6 45 (6.61%) React Developer
6 45 (6.61%) Senior DevOps
6 45 (6.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 36 (5.29%) Software Engineer
8 35 (5.14%) Senior Java Developer
9 33 (4.85%) Node.js Developer
10 29 (4.26%) .NET Developer
11 26 (3.82%) AWS Engineer
12 24 (3.52%) Core Java Developer
12 24 (3.52%) Python Developer
13 23 (3.38%) Java Engineer
13 23 (3.38%) Platform Engineer
14 22 (3.23%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (17.47%) React
2 85 (12.48%) Kafka
3 73 (10.72%) Node.js
4 64 (9.40%) Spring
5 60 (8.81%) AngularJS
6 59 (8.66%) .NET
7 51 (7.49%) Spring Boot
8 50 (7.34%) CSS
9 40 (5.87%) Web Services
10 38 (5.58%) Redux
10 38 (5.58%) REST
11 37 (5.43%) HTML
12 26 (3.82%) ASP.NET
13 20 (2.94%) .NET Core
13 20 (2.94%) HTML5
14 19 (2.79%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (2.35%) Sass
16 15 (2.20%) Angular 2
17 13 (1.91%) jQuery
18 12 (1.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.87%) Data Structures
2 34 (4.99%) User Experience
3 33 (4.85%) Derivative
4 28 (4.11%) Algorithms
5 26 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
7 21 (3.08%) Fixed Income
8 20 (2.94%) Hedge funds
9 18 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 15 (2.20%) Mobile App
11 14 (2.06%) Legacy Systems
12 13 (1.91%) OTC Derivatives
13 8 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
14 5 (0.73%) Clustering
14 5 (0.73%) Credit Risk
15 4 (0.59%) Blog
15 4 (0.59%) Podcast
15 4 (0.59%) Reference Data
16 3 (0.44%) Bitcoin
16 3 (0.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (8.37%) Linux
2 14 (2.06%) Windows
3 9 (1.32%) CentOS
3 9 (1.32%) Ubuntu
3 9 (1.32%) Unix
4 5 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.59%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.29%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.29%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (24.96%) DevOps
3 119 (17.47%) Microservices
4 83 (12.19%) Full Stack Development
5 81 (11.89%) TDD
6 79 (11.60%) Software Engineering
7 71 (10.43%) Infrastructure as Code
8 66 (9.69%) Test Automation
9 56 (8.22%) Artificial Intelligence
10 47 (6.90%) Analytics
11 44 (6.46%) Data Science
11 44 (6.46%) Front End Development
12 36 (5.29%) Multithreading
13 34 (4.99%) OO
14 30 (4.41%) Computer Science
14 30 (4.41%) Software Testing
15 29 (4.26%) Mentoring
15 29 (4.26%) SDET
16 27 (3.96%) API Testing
16 27 (3.96%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 240 (35.24%) Java
2 139 (20.41%) JavaScript
3 105 (15.42%) Python
4 90 (13.22%) SQL
5 72 (10.57%) TypeScript
6 67 (9.84%) C#
7 51 (7.49%) Java 8
8 29 (4.26%) Go
9 26 (3.82%) Kotlin
10 20 (2.94%) PowerShell
10 20 (2.94%) T-SQL
11 19 (2.79%) Bash Shell
12 12 (1.76%) Java 11
13 9 (1.32%) Apex Code
13 9 (1.32%) Ruby
13 9 (1.32%) SOQL
14 8 (1.17%) C++
14 8 (1.17%) Scala
15 7 (1.03%) PHP
16 4 (0.59%) ES6
Qualifications
1 21 (3.08%) Degree
2 12 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.73%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.29%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.29%) PhD
5 1 (0.15%) CCIE
5 1 (0.15%) CCNP
5 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.15%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (11.45%) QA
2 6 (0.88%) Accessibility
3 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.44%) PMO
4 2 (0.29%) GDPR
4 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) MiFID
5 1 (0.15%) NIST
System Software
1 150 (22.03%) Docker
2 7 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.44%) OpenAM
3 3 (0.44%) OpenDJ
4 2 (0.29%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.29%) LXC
4 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.29%) Xen
5 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.15%) XenApp
5 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 165 (24.23%) Kubernetes
2 107 (15.71%) Terraform
3 68 (9.99%) Ansible
4 42 (6.17%) Puppet
5 19 (2.79%) Prometheus
6 17 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.73%) Nagios
7 5 (0.73%) Packer
8 3 (0.44%) Mesos
8 3 (0.44%) Salt
9 2 (0.29%) Grafana
9 2 (0.29%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 21 (3.08%) Microsoft
2 12 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (1.32%) Google
4 8 (1.17%) PayPal
5 6 (0.88%) Talend
6 5 (0.73%) Informatica
6 5 (0.73%) SAP
6 5 (0.73%) SnapLogic
6 5 (0.73%) Splunk
6 5 (0.73%) VMware
7 4 (0.59%) Oracle
8 3 (0.44%) AppDynamics
8 3 (0.44%) ForgeRock
8 3 (0.44%) IBM
8 3 (0.44%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.44%) Solace
9 2 (0.29%) New Relic
9 2 (0.29%) Okta
10 1 (0.15%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.15%) Zend