Period
to 22 September 2020

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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 18 26
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 415 1,017 877
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 10.64% 10.23% 7.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.34% 10.94% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 391 1,023 861
Median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £50,000 £46,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £97,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%

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 3,660 9,296 10,243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.85% 93.48% 93.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3,166 8,159 9,122
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £44,125 £37,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 22 September 2020.

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 22 September 2020. 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
Moorgate +4 8 £67,500 +35.00%
London Bridge - 3 £70,000 -
Fintech
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2020, 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.

1 193 (46.51%) Finance
2 141 (33.98%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (29.64%) AWS
4 122 (29.40%) DevOps
5 90 (21.69%) Python
6 85 (20.48%) Java
6 85 (20.48%) Azure
7 84 (20.24%) JavaScript
8 79 (19.04%) .NET
9 77 (18.55%) C#
10 76 (18.31%) Microservices
11 75 (18.07%) Banking
12 70 (16.87%) Docker
13 69 (16.63%) Kubernetes
14 64 (15.42%) Greenfield Project
15 57 (13.73%) React
16 56 (13.49%) Git (software)
17 52 (12.53%) Jenkins
18 49 (11.81%) Terraform
19 47 (11.33%) TDD
20 46 (11.08%) Linux
21 45 (10.84%) .NET Core
22 44 (10.60%) SQL
23 43 (10.36%) Problem-Solving
24 42 (10.12%) Redux
25 41 (9.88%) ASP.NET
26 39 (9.40%) Web Development
27 38 (9.16%) Puppet
27 38 (9.16%) REST
28 37 (8.92%) Software Engineering

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 17 (4.10%) Confluence
2 10 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.41%) IIS
3 7 (1.69%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.45%) Apache
5 4 (0.96%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.72%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (0.72%) Mendix
7 2 (0.48%) CMS
7 2 (0.48%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.24%) nginx
8 1 (0.24%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (1.93%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.72%) Figma
2 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.96%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 123 (29.64%) AWS
2 85 (20.48%) Azure
3 30 (7.23%) SaaS
4 29 (6.99%) Serverless
5 18 (4.34%) GCP
6 17 (4.10%) AWS Lambda
7 13 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 11 (2.65%) Office 365
9 9 (2.17%) IaaS
9 9 (2.17%) PaaS
10 6 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (1.20%) npm
11 5 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.96%) Apigee
12 4 (0.96%) GitHub
13 3 (0.72%) Amazon EKS
13 3 (0.72%) AWS CodePipeline
13 3 (0.72%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.10%) Firewall
2 9 (2.17%) Network Security
2 9 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (0.96%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.72%) BGP
5 3 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (0.72%) HTTP
5 3 (0.72%) OSPF
5 3 (0.72%) VPN
5 3 (0.72%) Wireless
6 2 (0.48%) DNS
6 2 (0.48%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.48%) HSRP
6 2 (0.48%) Internet
6 2 (0.48%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.24%) MPLS
7 1 (0.24%) Multicast
7 1 (0.24%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.65%) Big Data
3 8 (1.93%) Blockchain
3 8 (1.93%) Hadoop
3 8 (1.93%) MySQL
4 7 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (1.45%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.45%) Redis
6 5 (1.20%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.72%) Cosmos DB
8 3 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.72%) Flink
8 3 (0.72%) InterSystems Cache
8 3 (0.72%) Looker
9 2 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.48%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.48%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 56 (13.49%) Git (software)
2 52 (12.53%) Jenkins
3 25 (6.02%) webpack
4 24 (5.78%) Selenium
5 23 (5.54%) JIRA
6 21 (5.06%) Cucumber
7 10 (2.41%) GitLab
7 10 (2.41%) WebDriver
8 8 (1.93%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.45%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.20%) git-flow
10 5 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (1.20%) Postman
11 4 (0.96%) gulp
11 4 (0.96%) JUnit
11 4 (0.96%) NUnit
11 4 (0.96%) SonarQube
11 4 (0.96%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.96%) TestNG
11 4 (0.96%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 193 (46.51%) Finance
2 75 (18.07%) Banking
3 24 (5.78%) Law
4 18 (4.34%) Front Office
5 15 (3.61%) Marketing
6 10 (2.41%) Retail
7 8 (1.93%) Advertising
8 7 (1.69%) Public Sector
9 6 (1.45%) Electronics
9 6 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.45%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.45%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.96%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.72%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.48%) Back Office
12 2 (0.48%) Billing
12 2 (0.48%) Legal
13 1 (0.24%) Games
13 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 162 (39.04%) Developer
2 54 (13.01%) DevOps Engineer
3 38 (9.16%) AWS Engineer
4 32 (7.71%) Java Developer
5 28 (6.75%) AWS DevOps
5 28 (6.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 28 (6.75%) C# Developer
6 27 (6.51%) Senior Developer
7 25 (6.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 23 (5.54%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
9 22 (5.30%) .NET Developer
10 21 (5.06%) Java Developer - Fintech
11 19 (4.58%) Full Stack Developer
12 16 (3.86%) Python Engineer
13 15 (3.61%) Cloud Engineer
13 15 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
13 15 (3.61%) Senior DevOps
13 15 (3.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 14 (3.37%) AWS Developer
14 14 (3.37%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (19.04%) .NET
2 57 (13.73%) React
3 45 (10.84%) .NET Core
4 42 (10.12%) Redux
5 41 (9.88%) ASP.NET
6 38 (9.16%) REST
7 33 (7.95%) CSS
8 32 (7.71%) Kafka
8 32 (7.71%) Sass
9 29 (6.99%) HTML
10 28 (6.75%) AngularJS
10 28 (6.75%) Web Services
11 26 (6.27%) JSON
11 26 (6.27%) Node.js
12 25 (6.02%) ASP.NET Core
13 14 (3.37%) Spring
14 13 (3.13%) .NET Framework
14 13 (3.13%) HTML5
14 13 (3.13%) Spring Boot
15 12 (2.89%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 64 (15.42%) Greenfield Project
2 28 (6.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.82%) User Experience
4 18 (4.34%) Derivative
5 15 (3.61%) Algorithms
5 15 (3.61%) Public Cloud
6 12 (2.89%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.41%) Fixed Income
7 10 (2.41%) Mobile App
8 9 (2.17%) Hedge funds
9 8 (1.93%) Cloud Native
9 8 (1.93%) Data Centre
9 8 (1.93%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.96%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.72%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.48%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.48%) RIA
13 1 (0.24%) Robotics
13 1 (0.24%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 46 (11.08%) Linux
2 23 (5.54%) Windows
3 17 (4.10%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.93%) Unix
5 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (0.72%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.48%) CentOS
8 2 (0.48%) Fedora
8 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.48%) VMS
9 1 (0.24%) Android
9 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (33.98%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (29.40%) DevOps
3 76 (18.31%) Microservices
4 47 (11.33%) TDD
5 43 (10.36%) Problem-Solving
6 39 (9.40%) Web Development
7 37 (8.92%) Infrastructure as Code
7 37 (8.92%) Software Engineering
8 36 (8.67%) Scrum
9 35 (8.43%) Test Automation
10 32 (7.71%) OOP
11 28 (6.75%) Asset Management
11 28 (6.75%) Front End Development
12 26 (6.27%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (5.30%) Multithreading
13 22 (5.30%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 21 (5.06%) Enterprise Architecture
15 20 (4.82%) SDLC
16 19 (4.58%) Artificial Intelligence
16 19 (4.58%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 90 (21.69%) Python
2 85 (20.48%) Java
3 84 (20.24%) JavaScript
4 77 (18.55%) C#
5 44 (10.60%) SQL
6 20 (4.82%) Go
7 15 (3.61%) PowerShell
8 13 (3.13%) Java 8
9 12 (2.89%) ES6
9 12 (2.89%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.17%) Scala
11 8 (1.93%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.93%) C++
11 8 (1.93%) Ruby
11 8 (1.93%) TypeScript
12 6 (1.45%) C
13 4 (0.96%) Kotlin
13 4 (0.96%) PHP
13 4 (0.96%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.48%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 33 (7.95%) Degree
2 4 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.72%) AWS Certification
3 3 (0.72%) CCNP
3 3 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (0.72%) PhD
4 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.30%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) PSD2
3 1 (0.24%) GDPR
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (16.87%) Docker
2 11 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.24%) HDFS
6 1 (0.24%) iptables
6 1 (0.24%) LXC
6 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.24%) XenApp
6 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 69 (16.63%) Kubernetes
2 49 (11.81%) Terraform
3 38 (9.16%) Puppet
4 29 (6.99%) Ansible
5 26 (6.27%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.41%) Kibana
7 8 (1.93%) Salt
8 7 (1.69%) Prometheus
9 5 (1.20%) Grafana
10 4 (0.96%) Istio
10 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.48%) Nagios
12 1 (0.24%) MaaS360
12 1 (0.24%) PaperCut
12 1 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (7.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (1.45%) Atlassian
2 6 (1.45%) Google
2 6 (1.45%) SAP
3 5 (1.20%) Citrix
3 5 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (0.96%) Cisco
4 4 (0.96%) New Relic
4 4 (0.96%) Splunk
5 3 (0.72%) Okta
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle
5 3 (0.72%) VMware
6 2 (0.48%) AppDynamics
6 2 (0.48%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.48%) Informatica
6 2 (0.48%) Juniper
6 2 (0.48%) Meraki
6 2 (0.48%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.48%) SnapLogic
6 2 (0.48%) Talend