Period
to 21 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fintech in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fintech over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 31 73
Rank change year-on-year +4 +42 +125
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 890 669 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.05% 6.73% 4.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.41% 13.97% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 825 633 469
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +13.04% -4.17%
10th Percentile £41,750 £32,550 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,250 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -4.00%

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 City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5,425 4,790 5,644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.09% 48.18% 47.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4,906 4,274 5,122
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,875 £33,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +1.04%

Fintech
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Fintech as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Fintech in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 City of London region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 491 (55.17%) Finance
2 358 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
3 281 (31.57%) Java
4 180 (20.22%) SQL
5 167 (18.76%) TDD
6 162 (18.20%) JavaScript
7 148 (16.63%) DevOps
8 134 (15.06%) Python
9 128 (14.38%) Microservices
10 124 (13.93%) Software Engineering
11 116 (13.03%) C#
12 111 (12.47%) .NET
13 108 (12.13%) Amazon AWS
14 104 (11.69%) Java 8
15 102 (11.46%) HTML
16 101 (11.35%) AngularJS
17 99 (11.12%) Banking
18 98 (11.01%) Degree
18 98 (11.01%) Linux
19 93 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
20 90 (10.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 89 (10.00%) CSS
21 89 (10.00%) Docker
22 88 (9.89%) Hedge funds
23 83 (9.33%) Greenfield Project
24 82 (9.21%) C++
25 79 (8.88%) Multithreading
26 78 (8.76%) Scrum
27 76 (8.54%) React
28 71 (7.98%) Problem-Solving

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 35 (3.93%) Apache Spark
2 31 (3.48%) Ethereum
3 11 (1.24%) SAS
4 10 (1.12%) WebLogic
5 8 (0.90%) Confluence
5 8 (0.90%) Tomcat
6 7 (0.79%) Apache
7 5 (0.56%) IIS
8 4 (0.45%) Mule
8 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.34%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.34%) CMS
10 2 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.22%) JBoss
10 2 (0.22%) nginx
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.22%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.11%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.11%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 12 (1.35%) Ripple
2 7 (0.79%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.45%) Sonata
4 2 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.11%) HFM
5 1 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.11%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 108 (12.13%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (2.13%) SaaS
5 14 (1.57%) GitHub
6 13 (1.46%) Serverless
7 10 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.90%) Heroku
9 7 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.67%) Apple Pay
10 6 (0.67%) Google Pay
10 6 (0.67%) Office 365
11 5 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.45%) iPaaS
12 4 (0.45%) PaaS
13 3 (0.34%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.34%) Force.com
13 3 (0.34%) G Suite
13 3 (0.34%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.58%) TCP/IP
2 15 (1.69%) Firewall
3 9 (1.01%) VPN
4 7 (0.79%) FIX Connectivity
4 7 (0.79%) HTTP
4 7 (0.79%) WAN
5 6 (0.67%) Internet
6 5 (0.56%) DNS
6 5 (0.56%) Kerberos
6 5 (0.56%) VLAN
7 4 (0.45%) FTP
7 4 (0.45%) SSL
7 4 (0.45%) VoIP
8 3 (0.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.34%) LAN
8 3 (0.34%) Multicast
8 3 (0.34%) Skype
9 2 (0.22%) DHCP
9 2 (0.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (6.74%) Blockchain
2 55 (6.18%) SQL Server
3 45 (5.06%) Big Data
4 44 (4.94%) MySQL
4 44 (4.94%) NoSQL
5 26 (2.92%) Redis
6 25 (2.81%) Relational Database
7 21 (2.36%) Hadoop
8 20 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 18 (2.02%) MongoDB
10 15 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (1.35%) QlikView
13 10 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
14 9 (1.01%) Power BI
15 8 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (0.90%) Yellowfin
16 7 (0.79%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 52 (5.84%) Git (software)
2 45 (5.06%) Jenkins
3 44 (4.94%) Gradle
3 44 (4.94%) Maven
4 24 (2.70%) TeamCity
5 18 (2.02%) JIRA
5 18 (2.02%) Selenium
6 17 (1.91%) JUnit
7 10 (1.12%) CircleCI
7 10 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (1.01%) Mockito
9 8 (0.90%) Jasmine
10 7 (0.79%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.79%) gulp
10 7 (0.79%) NUnit
10 7 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (0.79%) WebDriver
11 6 (0.67%) Mocha
11 6 (0.67%) Visual Studio
12 4 (0.45%) Xcode
General
1 491 (55.17%) Finance
2 99 (11.12%) Banking
3 37 (4.16%) Front Office
3 37 (4.16%) Investment Banking
4 28 (3.15%) Financial Institution
5 19 (2.13%) Law
6 18 (2.02%) Games
6 18 (2.02%) Retail
7 16 (1.80%) Advertising
8 13 (1.46%) Retail Banking
9 11 (1.24%) Marketing
10 7 (0.79%) Back Office
11 4 (0.45%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.45%) Legal
11 4 (0.45%) Private Banking
11 4 (0.45%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.34%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.34%) Retail Finance
12 3 (0.34%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.22%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 406 (45.62%) Developer
2 149 (16.74%) Java Developer
3 76 (8.54%) Java Developer - Fintech
4 69 (7.75%) Analyst
5 53 (5.96%) Senior Developer
6 51 (5.73%) Software Engineer
7 47 (5.28%) C# Developer
8 45 (5.06%) C++ Developer
9 40 (4.49%) DevOps Engineer
10 38 (4.27%) .NET Developer
11 33 (3.71%) Product Manager
12 31 (3.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 29 (3.26%) Business Analyst
14 27 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
15 26 (2.92%) C# .NET Developer
16 25 (2.81%) Blockchain Developer
16 25 (2.81%) JavaScript Developer
17 23 (2.58%) C# Software Engineer
17 23 (2.58%) Implementation Analyst
17 23 (2.58%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (12.47%) .NET
2 102 (11.46%) HTML
3 101 (11.35%) AngularJS
4 89 (10.00%) CSS
5 76 (8.54%) React
6 65 (7.30%) Web Services
7 61 (6.85%) REST
8 55 (6.18%) Node.js
9 54 (6.07%) Kafka
10 49 (5.51%) ASP.NET
11 44 (4.94%) RESTful
11 44 (4.94%) Spring
12 36 (4.04%) J2SE
13 33 (3.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 33 (3.71%) HTML5
14 32 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
15 31 (3.48%) FIX Protocol
16 26 (2.92%) jQuery
16 26 (2.92%) Redux
17 25 (2.81%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 90 (10.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 88 (9.89%) Hedge funds
3 83 (9.33%) Greenfield Project
4 69 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (5.28%) Computer Science
6 40 (4.49%) User Experience
7 32 (3.60%) Derivative
8 31 (3.48%) Algorithms
9 30 (3.37%) Mobile App
10 23 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
11 19 (2.13%) Equities
12 18 (2.02%) Data Structures
12 18 (2.02%) Fixed Income
13 16 (1.80%) Management Information System
14 15 (1.69%) Bitcoin
15 14 (1.57%) Reinsurance
16 13 (1.46%) Digital Currency
17 11 (1.24%) Data Centre
18 8 (0.90%) Blackberry
18 8 (0.90%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 98 (11.01%) Linux
2 46 (5.17%) Windows
3 26 (2.92%) Unix
4 20 (2.25%) Android
5 19 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.01%) CentOS
6 9 (1.01%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.56%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.45%) AIX
8 4 (0.45%) HPUX
8 4 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.45%) Solaris
8 4 (0.45%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.34%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.11%) Debian
10 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (18.76%) TDD
3 148 (16.63%) DevOps
4 128 (14.38%) Microservices
5 124 (13.93%) Software Engineering
6 93 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
7 79 (8.88%) Multithreading
8 78 (8.76%) Scrum
9 71 (7.98%) Algorithmic Trading
9 71 (7.98%) Problem-Solving
10 66 (7.42%) MVC
11 65 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
12 61 (6.85%) Low Latency
13 58 (6.52%) BDD
13 58 (6.52%) SDLC
14 48 (5.39%) Analytics
14 48 (5.39%) Front End Development
15 46 (5.17%) Open Source
16 43 (4.83%) Continuous Delivery
16 43 (4.83%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 281 (31.57%) Java
2 180 (20.22%) SQL
3 162 (18.20%) JavaScript
4 134 (15.06%) Python
5 116 (13.03%) C#
6 104 (11.69%) Java 8
7 82 (9.21%) C++
8 63 (7.08%) Scala
9 49 (5.51%) Ruby
10 29 (3.26%) TypeScript
11 28 (3.15%) ES6
12 25 (2.81%) Bash Shell
13 20 (2.25%) PHP
14 17 (1.91%) Groovy
15 15 (1.69%) C
15 15 (1.69%) Go
15 15 (1.69%) PowerShell
16 13 (1.46%) R
17 12 (1.35%) Perl
18 11 (1.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 98 (11.01%) Degree
2 16 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.90%) DBS Check
4 5 (0.56%) PhD
5 4 (0.45%) ACCA
5 4 (0.45%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.45%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.45%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.34%) CCNP
6 3 (0.34%) CIMA
6 3 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.34%) CISSP
6 3 (0.34%) CRISC
6 3 (0.34%) MCSE
6 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.22%) CISM
8 1 (0.11%) CEH
8 1 (0.11%) CISA
8 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.11%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.38%) QA
2 8 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.79%) MiFID
4 3 (0.34%) COBIT
4 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.22%) EMIR
5 2 (0.22%) GDPR
5 2 (0.22%) SEPA
6 1 (0.11%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.11%) GAAP
6 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 89 (10.00%) Docker
2 11 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.67%) HDFS
4 5 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.45%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.34%) zsh
7 2 (0.22%) LXC
8 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.11%) iptables
8 1 (0.11%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 61 (6.85%) Ansible
2 55 (6.18%) Kubernetes
3 45 (5.06%) Puppet
4 30 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (2.13%) Terraform
6 7 (0.79%) Consul
6 7 (0.79%) Mesos
6 7 (0.79%) Prometheus
7 6 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (0.67%) Rancher
7 6 (0.67%) Salt
8 4 (0.45%) Grafana
8 4 (0.45%) Icinga
8 4 (0.45%) Oozie
8 4 (0.45%) Packer
9 3 (0.34%) Jamf Pro
9 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.22%) Apache Shiro
10 2 (0.22%) Nagios
10 2 (0.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (5.96%) Microsoft
2 39 (4.38%) Oracle
3 28 (3.15%) TIBCO
4 25 (2.81%) Google
5 24 (2.70%) StreamBase
6 20 (2.25%) Tableau
7 14 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (0.79%) Citrix
8 7 (0.79%) VMware
9 6 (0.67%) Atlassian
9 6 (0.67%) SAP
9 6 (0.67%) Talend
10 5 (0.56%) Cisco
10 5 (0.56%) Splunk
10 5 (0.56%) Sybase
10 5 (0.56%) Zend
11 4 (0.45%) Ariba
11 4 (0.45%) Bloomberg
11 4 (0.45%) HP
11 4 (0.45%) SEEBURGER