Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 69 162
Rank change year-on-year +44 +93 +203
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 762 487 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.33% 4.30% 1.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.46% 9.06% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 718 464 269
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +11.63%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,975 £37,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £87,500 £93,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% +19.05%

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 4928 5373 7576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 47.38% 47.46% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4414 4905 6413
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,500 £33,250
90th Percentile £96,500 £92,500 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 December 2017. 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 +6 2 £76,250 +79.41%
Fintech
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing Fintech also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 452 (59.32%) Finance
2 335 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
3 299 (39.24%) Java
4 179 (23.49%) TDD
5 175 (22.97%) JavaScript
6 152 (19.95%) Python
7 151 (19.82%) SQL
8 137 (17.98%) C#
9 129 (16.93%) Degree
10 116 (15.22%) .NET
11 114 (14.96%) Banking
12 110 (14.44%) AngularJS
13 102 (13.39%) Scala
14 97 (12.73%) Linux
15 96 (12.60%) Multithreading
16 94 (12.34%) C++
17 90 (11.81%) DevOps
18 89 (11.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 88 (11.55%) Amazon AWS
20 82 (10.76%) React
21 78 (10.24%) HTML
22 77 (10.10%) Software Engineering
23 75 (9.84%) CSS
23 75 (9.84%) Greenfield Project
24 63 (8.27%) Scrum
25 61 (8.01%) Microservices
26 60 (7.87%) Blockchain
27 59 (7.74%) Hedge funds
28 58 (7.61%) Windows
29 57 (7.48%) MVC

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 20 (2.62%) CMS
2 16 (2.10%) Apache Spark
3 9 (1.18%) Apache
4 8 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (0.79%) SAS
6 4 (0.52%) IIS
6 4 (0.52%) nginx
6 4 (0.52%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.52%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.39%) Confluence
7 3 (0.39%) Ethereum
7 3 (0.39%) Hyperledger
7 3 (0.39%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.13%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (0.66%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.26%) InVision
2 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.26%) UXPin
3 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.26%) Bloomberg AIM
2 2 (0.26%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.26%) RMDS
3 1 (0.13%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.13%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 88 (11.55%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.89%) SaaS
4 17 (2.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.66%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.52%) CloudFront
7 4 (0.52%) GitHub
7 4 (0.52%) Slack
8 3 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.39%) Office 365
8 3 (0.39%) Serverless
9 2 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.26%) Route 53
9 2 (0.26%) Trello
9 2 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.84%) Intranet
2 10 (1.31%) Internet
3 6 (0.79%) FIX Connectivity
4 4 (0.52%) DHCP
4 4 (0.52%) DNS
4 4 (0.52%) Firewall
4 4 (0.52%) FTP
4 4 (0.52%) HTTP
4 4 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.39%) Skype
6 2 (0.26%) Multicast
7 1 (0.13%) Network Security
7 1 (0.13%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.13%) SAN
7 1 (0.13%) SMTP
7 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.13%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (7.87%) Blockchain
2 53 (6.96%) Big Data
3 46 (6.04%) MySQL
4 26 (3.41%) NoSQL
4 26 (3.41%) SQL Server
5 19 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 19 (2.49%) MongoDB
5 19 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (1.57%) Hadoop
7 11 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.31%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.18%) OLAP
10 6 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.66%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.66%) Redis
12 4 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.52%) Hazelcast
13 3 (0.39%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 47 (6.17%) JIRA
2 45 (5.91%) Maven
3 35 (4.59%) Git (software)
4 21 (2.76%) Selenium
5 18 (2.36%) Jenkins
6 17 (2.23%) Eclipse
7 15 (1.97%) WebDriver
8 14 (1.84%) GoogleTest
8 14 (1.84%) Gradle
9 10 (1.31%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.31%) TeamCity
10 9 (1.18%) JUnit
11 7 (0.92%) Grunt
11 7 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (0.79%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 5 (0.66%) Jasmine
13 5 (0.66%) Visual Studio
14 4 (0.52%) Karma Test Runner
15 3 (0.39%) PhantomJS
General
1 452 (59.32%) Finance
2 114 (14.96%) Banking
3 32 (4.20%) Investment Banking
4 31 (4.07%) Front Office
5 26 (3.41%) Financial Institution
6 13 (1.71%) Legal
6 13 (1.71%) Marketing
7 11 (1.44%) Law
8 9 (1.18%) Back Office
9 7 (0.92%) Retail
10 6 (0.79%) Advertising
11 5 (0.66%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.39%) Billing
12 3 (0.39%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.26%) Games
13 2 (0.26%) German Language
14 1 (0.13%) French Language
14 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.13%) Publishing
14 1 (0.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 381 (50.00%) Developer
2 126 (16.54%) Java Developer
3 76 (9.97%) Analyst
4 61 (8.01%) C# Developer
5 56 (7.35%) Senior Developer
6 49 (6.43%) .NET Developer
7 43 (5.64%) Python Developer
8 37 (4.86%) C# .NET Developer
9 36 (4.72%) Full Stack Developer
9 36 (4.72%) Software Engineer
10 29 (3.81%) JavaScript Developer
11 27 (3.54%) Graduate
12 23 (3.02%) Consultant
13 22 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 21 (2.76%) .NET Software Engineer
14 21 (2.76%) Business Analyst
14 21 (2.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 21 (2.76%) Lead Developer
14 21 (2.76%) Scala Developer
15 20 (2.62%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (15.22%) .NET
2 110 (14.44%) AngularJS
3 82 (10.76%) React
4 78 (10.24%) HTML
5 75 (9.84%) CSS
6 54 (7.09%) Spring
7 47 (6.17%) REST
8 45 (5.91%) ASP.NET
9 40 (5.25%) jQuery
10 38 (4.99%) Ruby on Rails
11 36 (4.72%) HTML5
12 35 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 34 (4.46%) .NET Framework
13 34 (4.46%) J2SE
14 33 (4.33%) Angular 2
15 32 (4.20%) RESTful
16 31 (4.07%) CSS3
17 29 (3.81%) Web Services
18 28 (3.67%) Redux
19 27 (3.54%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 89 (11.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 75 (9.84%) Greenfield Project
3 59 (7.74%) Hedge funds
4 39 (5.12%) Computer Science
5 38 (4.99%) Fixed Income
6 34 (4.46%) Algorithms
7 28 (3.67%) Equities
8 22 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (2.49%) User Experience
10 11 (1.44%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.18%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.05%) Bitcoin
13 7 (0.92%) Credit Risk
14 5 (0.66%) Social Network
15 4 (0.52%) Contract for Difference
15 4 (0.52%) Data Centre
15 4 (0.52%) Data Structures
15 4 (0.52%) Derivative
15 4 (0.52%) Replication
15 4 (0.52%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 97 (12.73%) Linux
2 58 (7.61%) Windows
3 13 (1.71%) Unix
4 11 (1.44%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.79%) Android
6 5 (0.66%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.26%) CentOS
7 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (43.96%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (23.49%) TDD
3 96 (12.60%) Multithreading
4 90 (11.81%) DevOps
5 77 (10.10%) Software Engineering
6 63 (8.27%) Scrum
7 61 (8.01%) Microservices
8 57 (7.48%) MVC
9 50 (6.56%) BDD
10 49 (6.43%) Low Latency
11 46 (6.04%) Test Automation
12 43 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
12 43 (5.64%) Electronic Trading
13 40 (5.25%) Analytics
13 40 (5.25%) Mathematics
14 38 (4.99%) Web Development
15 37 (4.86%) Mentoring
16 34 (4.46%) Concurrent Programming
17 33 (4.33%) Machine Learning
18 32 (4.20%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 299 (39.24%) Java
2 175 (22.97%) JavaScript
3 152 (19.95%) Python
4 151 (19.82%) SQL
5 137 (17.98%) C#
6 102 (13.39%) Scala
7 94 (12.34%) C++
8 53 (6.96%) Ruby
9 36 (4.72%) Shell Script
10 27 (3.54%) PHP
11 17 (2.23%) R
12 15 (1.97%) Go
13 13 (1.71%) MATLAB
14 11 (1.44%) Haskell
15 10 (1.31%) C
16 9 (1.18%) F#
16 9 (1.18%) Groovy
16 9 (1.18%) Kotlin
16 9 (1.18%) VBA
17 8 (1.05%) ES6
Qualifications
1 129 (16.93%) Degree
2 13 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.18%) CISSP
4 8 (1.05%) CISM
4 8 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.66%) CISA
5 5 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.52%) PhD
7 3 (0.39%) CCIE
7 3 (0.39%) CCIE Security
7 3 (0.39%) CCNA
7 3 (0.39%) CCSA
7 3 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.39%) CRISC
7 3 (0.39%) JNCIA
8 2 (0.26%) GIAC
8 2 (0.26%) PMP
8 2 (0.26%) SANS
9 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.56%) QA
2 27 (3.54%) MiFID
3 8 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.79%) EMIR
5 5 (0.66%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.52%) GDPR
6 4 (0.52%) SLA
7 3 (0.39%) PMO
8 2 (0.26%) Basel III
8 2 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.13%) DICOM
9 1 (0.13%) GCP
9 1 (0.13%) HL7
9 1 (0.13%) IFRS
9 1 (0.13%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.13%) PSD2
9 1 (0.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 54 (7.09%) Docker
2 7 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.39%) HDFS
4 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.13%) LXC
5 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (3.67%) Ansible
2 22 (2.89%) Puppet
3 21 (2.76%) Kubernetes
3 21 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (2.10%) Terraform
5 3 (0.39%) Nessus
5 3 (0.39%) SCCM
6 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.13%) Grafana
6 1 (0.13%) Kibana
6 1 (0.13%) logstash
6 1 (0.13%) Packer
Vendors
1 47 (6.17%) Microsoft
1 47 (6.17%) Oracle
2 23 (3.02%) Google
3 17 (2.23%) TIBCO
4 15 (1.97%) StreamBase
5 9 (1.18%) Atlassian
6 8 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (0.92%) VMware
8 6 (0.79%) TOWER Software
9 4 (0.52%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.39%) Facebook
10 3 (0.39%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.26%) Adobe
11 2 (0.26%) GoldenSource
11 2 (0.26%) Reuters
11 2 (0.26%) Tableau
11 2 (0.26%) WorldPay
12 1 (0.13%) Avaloq
12 1 (0.13%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.13%) Citrix