Period
to 26 February 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 14 27
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 496 1,042 805
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 10.61% 11.49% 7.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.12% 12.25% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 524 1,083 772
Median annual salary £79,750 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.33% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £102,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £76,250 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +1.67% +7.14% +3.70%

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,460 8,503 9,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.38% 93.79% 92.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3,908 7,417 8,685
Median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +5.69%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,950
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

Fintech
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in the City of London

Fintech
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Fintech in the City of London.

Salary trend for Fintech in the City of London

Fintech
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Fintech in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 February 2021.

Salary histogram for Fintech in the City of London

Fintech
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fintech within the City of London region over the 6 months to 26 February 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
London Bridge +3 2 £50,000 -44.44%
Fintech
Central London

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 208 (41.94%) Finance
2 193 (38.91%) Java
3 181 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
4 152 (30.65%) DevOps
5 136 (27.42%) AWS
6 113 (22.78%) Python
7 97 (19.56%) Banking
8 96 (19.35%) Microservices
9 90 (18.15%) SQL
10 87 (17.54%) Docker
11 86 (17.34%) Kubernetes
12 82 (16.53%) C#
13 74 (14.92%) JavaScript
14 68 (13.71%) Ansible
15 66 (13.31%) TDD
16 62 (12.50%) Software Engineering
16 62 (12.50%) Terraform
17 60 (12.10%) .NET
17 60 (12.10%) Azure
18 58 (11.69%) REST
19 56 (11.29%) Kafka
20 52 (10.48%) Linux
21 51 (10.28%) Test Automation
22 49 (9.88%) QA
23 48 (9.68%) Puppet
23 48 (9.68%) GCP
24 47 (9.48%) Degree
25 46 (9.27%) Computer Science
25 46 (9.27%) Jenkins
26 45 (9.07%) React

Fintech
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 14 (2.82%) Apache Spark
2 5 (1.01%) Confluence
3 4 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.60%) Ethereum
5 2 (0.40%) Apache
5 2 (0.40%) CMS
5 2 (0.40%) WordPress
6 1 (0.20%) Mendix
Applications
1 16 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.21%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 136 (27.42%) AWS
2 60 (12.10%) Azure
3 48 (9.68%) GCP
4 15 (3.02%) Serverless
5 12 (2.42%) SaaS
6 11 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (1.81%) Power Platform
8 8 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (1.41%) GitHub
10 6 (1.21%) AWS Fargate
10 6 (1.21%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (1.21%) Datadog
10 6 (1.21%) PaaS
11 5 (1.01%) Stackdriver
12 3 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (0.60%) Apple Pay
12 3 (0.60%) Google Pay
12 3 (0.60%) Microsoft 365
13 2 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.42%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.02%) Firewall
3 9 (1.81%) Network Security
4 6 (1.21%) HTTP
5 5 (1.01%) VPN
6 4 (0.81%) LAN
6 4 (0.81%) WAN
7 2 (0.40%) DNS
7 2 (0.40%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.20%) ATM
8 1 (0.20%) BGP
8 1 (0.20%) Internet
8 1 (0.20%) Multicast
8 1 (0.20%) OSPF
8 1 (0.20%) SAN
8 1 (0.20%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.65%) MySQL
2 26 (5.24%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (4.64%) Relational Database
4 19 (3.83%) SQL Server
5 18 (3.63%) Big Data
6 17 (3.43%) NoSQL
6 17 (3.43%) Tableau
7 14 (2.82%) Blockchain
8 10 (2.02%) Amazon Redshift
9 9 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.81%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.81%) Power BI
9 9 (1.81%) Redis
9 9 (1.81%) Yellowfin
10 6 (1.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.01%) Data Lake
11 5 (1.01%) QlikView
12 4 (0.81%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.60%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 46 (9.27%) Jenkins
2 27 (5.44%) Selenium
3 25 (5.04%) Git (software)
4 24 (4.84%) CircleCI
5 23 (4.64%) webpack
6 20 (4.03%) GitLab
7 19 (3.83%) Travis CI
8 15 (3.02%) JIRA
9 14 (2.82%) Cucumber
9 14 (2.82%) SpecFlow
10 13 (2.62%) Postman
11 12 (2.42%) Visual Studio
11 12 (2.42%) WebDriver
12 10 (2.02%) Bitbucket
13 7 (1.41%) SonarQube
14 6 (1.21%) JUnit
15 5 (1.01%) Cypress.io
16 3 (0.60%) Mockito
16 3 (0.60%) TeamCity
17 2 (0.40%) Maven
General
1 208 (41.94%) Finance
2 97 (19.56%) Banking
3 25 (5.04%) Front Office
4 8 (1.61%) Advertising
5 7 (1.41%) Marketing
6 5 (1.01%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.60%) Games
7 3 (0.60%) Legal
7 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.40%) Back Office
8 2 (0.40%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.20%) Billing
9 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.20%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.20%) Retail
9 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 190 (38.31%) Developer
2 70 (14.11%) Java Developer
3 65 (13.10%) DevOps Engineer
4 46 (9.27%) Java Developer - Fintech
5 43 (8.67%) Senior Developer
6 32 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
7 31 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
8 29 (5.85%) AWS DevOps
9 27 (5.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 27 (5.44%) Lead Developer
10 26 (5.24%) Java Engineer
11 25 (5.04%) Python Developer
11 25 (5.04%) Software Developer
12 22 (4.44%) Consultant
13 21 (4.23%) Analyst
14 20 (4.03%) Software Consultant
15 19 (3.83%) Data Engineer
15 19 (3.83%) Senior DevOps
15 19 (3.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
15 19 (3.83%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (12.10%) .NET
2 58 (11.69%) REST
3 56 (11.29%) Kafka
4 45 (9.07%) React
5 35 (7.06%) Spring
6 33 (6.65%) Spring Boot
7 32 (6.45%) AngularJS
7 32 (6.45%) Redux
8 31 (6.25%) Node.js
9 29 (5.85%) JSON
10 28 (5.65%) XML
11 26 (5.24%) CSS
12 24 (4.84%) Sass
13 23 (4.64%) Web Services
14 22 (4.44%) HTML
15 16 (3.23%) Django
16 15 (3.02%) .NET Core
17 14 (2.82%) ASP.NET
18 12 (2.42%) Flask
19 11 (2.22%) Celery
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.27%) Greenfield Project
2 39 (7.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 37 (7.46%) Data Structures
4 33 (6.65%) Algorithms
5 23 (4.64%) Fixed Income
6 18 (3.63%) User Experience
7 12 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.02%) Derivative
8 10 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.61%) Cloud Native
9 8 (1.61%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.01%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.01%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.81%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.40%) Bitcoin
13 2 (0.40%) Equities
13 2 (0.40%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.20%) Analytical Mindset
14 1 (0.20%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 52 (10.48%) Linux
2 13 (2.62%) Unix
3 12 (2.42%) CentOS
4 11 (2.22%) Ubuntu
5 9 (1.81%) Windows
6 6 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.01%) Fedora
8 4 (0.81%) Android
8 4 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (30.65%) DevOps
3 96 (19.35%) Microservices
4 66 (13.31%) TDD
5 62 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 51 (10.28%) Test Automation
7 46 (9.27%) Computer Science
8 36 (7.26%) Infrastructure as Code
9 35 (7.06%) Scrum
10 31 (6.25%) BDD
11 30 (6.05%) Mentoring
12 29 (5.85%) SDET
13 28 (5.65%) Problem-Solving
14 27 (5.44%) Asset Management
15 26 (5.24%) Electronic Trading
16 25 (5.04%) OO
17 24 (4.84%) Economics
18 22 (4.44%) Chemistry
18 22 (4.44%) Physics
19 20 (4.03%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 193 (38.91%) Java
2 113 (22.78%) Python
3 90 (18.15%) SQL
4 82 (16.53%) C#
5 74 (14.92%) JavaScript
6 42 (8.47%) Java 8
6 42 (8.47%) TypeScript
7 26 (5.24%) Go
8 24 (4.84%) Bash Shell
9 22 (4.44%) Scala
10 16 (3.23%) Kotlin
11 12 (2.42%) C++
12 7 (1.41%) PHP
12 7 (1.41%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.41%) Ruby
13 4 (0.81%) Clojure
13 4 (0.81%) Groovy
13 4 (0.81%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.81%) Solidity
14 3 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (9.48%) Degree
2 5 (1.01%) PhD
3 4 (0.81%) AWS Certification
3 4 (0.81%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.20%) CCIE
6 1 (0.20%) CCNP
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (9.88%) QA
2 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.60%) PSD2
3 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 87 (17.54%) Docker
2 8 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.40%) XenApp
4 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 86 (17.34%) Kubernetes
2 68 (13.71%) Ansible
3 62 (12.50%) Terraform
4 48 (9.68%) Puppet
5 26 (5.24%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (3.23%) Grafana
7 13 (2.62%) Prometheus
8 7 (1.41%) Nagios
9 5 (1.01%) Istio
10 4 (0.81%) Control-M
10 4 (0.81%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (0.81%) Salt
11 3 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.60%) Kibana
11 3 (0.60%) Rancher
12 2 (0.40%) Packer
12 2 (0.40%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.40%) XenMobile
12 2 (0.40%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.20%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 20 (4.03%) Microsoft
2 8 (1.61%) Talend
3 7 (1.41%) Google
3 7 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (1.21%) IBM
4 6 (1.21%) Oracle
5 5 (1.01%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.01%) SAP
5 5 (1.01%) VMware
6 3 (0.60%) Splunk
7 2 (0.40%) Alteryx
7 2 (0.40%) Citrix
7 2 (0.40%) Zend
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco
8 1 (0.20%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.20%) HP
8 1 (0.20%) Jitterbit
8 1 (0.20%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.20%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.20%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud