Period
to 22 February 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 February 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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 28 20
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8 +36
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 1,033 794 916
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.45% 7.64% 8.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.24% 8.23% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 958 714 847
City of London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £101,250
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +12.50%

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 8,441 9,642 10,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.54% 92.79% 93.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7,276 8,570 8,985
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

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 22 February 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 February 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 - 15 £65,000 - 2
London Bridge - 14 £90,000 -
Fintech
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 454 (43.95%) Agile Software Development
2 440 (42.59%) Finance
3 249 (24.10%) Python
4 248 (24.01%) Java
5 195 (18.88%) AWS
6 180 (17.42%) DevOps
7 176 (17.04%) SQL
8 169 (16.36%) JavaScript
9 156 (15.10%) Docker
10 146 (14.13%) Banking
11 145 (14.04%) Scrum
12 137 (13.26%) Kubernetes
13 128 (12.39%) C#
14 127 (12.29%) .NET
15 122 (11.81%) TDD
16 119 (11.52%) Degree
17 113 (10.94%) Microservices
18 102 (9.87%) Azure
19 99 (9.58%) User Experience
20 98 (9.49%) AngularJS
20 98 (9.49%) HTML
21 97 (9.39%) CSS
21 97 (9.39%) Linux
22 88 (8.52%) React
23 87 (8.42%) Software Engineering
24 85 (8.23%) Computer Science
24 85 (8.23%) Terraform
25 81 (7.84%) Greenfield Project
26 78 (7.55%) Git (software)
27 76 (7.36%) Microsoft

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 22 (2.13%) Apache Spark
2 19 (1.84%) Confluence
3 15 (1.45%) nginx
4 14 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (1.06%) Apache
6 8 (0.77%) OpenStack
7 7 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.48%) SAS
9 4 (0.39%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.29%) Apache TomEE
10 3 (0.29%) JBoss
11 2 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.19%) IIS
11 2 (0.19%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.097%) Anypoint
12 1 (0.097%) Ethereum
12 1 (0.097%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.097%) Hyperledger
12 1 (0.097%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.097%) Mule
Applications
1 23 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.77%) Sketch
4 6 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.48%) InVision
5 5 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.39%) SPSS
7 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.097%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 7 (0.68%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 195 (18.88%) AWS
2 102 (9.87%) Azure
3 76 (7.36%) GCP
4 43 (4.16%) SaaS
5 23 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 20 (1.94%) Office 365
7 16 (1.55%) Power Platform
8 15 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (1.36%) PaaS
10 13 (1.26%) IaaS
11 12 (1.16%) Serverless
12 9 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.77%) Firebase
14 7 (0.68%) Amazon ECS
15 5 (0.48%) Amazon EKS
15 5 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (0.48%) Datadog
15 5 (0.48%) GitHub
16 4 (0.39%) DigitalOcean
16 4 (0.39%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.26%) Internet
1 13 (1.26%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.06%) DNS
3 10 (0.97%) Firewall
4 7 (0.68%) HTTP
5 5 (0.48%) LAN
5 5 (0.48%) Network Security
5 5 (0.48%) SSL
5 5 (0.48%) WAN
5 5 (0.48%) Wireless
6 4 (0.39%) DHCP
6 4 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.39%) VLAN
6 4 (0.39%) WLAN
7 3 (0.29%) SAN
8 2 (0.19%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.097%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 57 (5.52%) Big Data
3 50 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (3.68%) Relational Database
5 36 (3.48%) MySQL
6 35 (3.39%) NoSQL
7 33 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
8 30 (2.90%) MongoDB
9 26 (2.52%) Hadoop
10 24 (2.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 23 (2.23%) Blockchain
12 22 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 16 (1.55%) Power BI
13 16 (1.55%) Snowflake Schema
14 11 (1.06%) CouchDB
15 10 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (0.97%) Looker
15 10 (0.97%) Pentaho
16 9 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
16 9 (0.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 78 (7.55%) Git (software)
2 61 (5.91%) Jenkins
3 37 (3.58%) Selenium
4 36 (3.48%) JIRA
5 20 (1.94%) Maven
6 17 (1.65%) SpecFlow
6 17 (1.65%) WebDriver
7 16 (1.55%) webpack
8 15 (1.45%) TeamCity
9 13 (1.26%) Cypress.io
9 13 (1.26%) Postman
10 11 (1.06%) gulp
11 10 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (0.87%) Bitbucket
12 9 (0.87%) Cucumber
12 9 (0.87%) GoCD
12 9 (0.87%) Jasmine
12 9 (0.87%) JUnit
12 9 (0.87%) NUnit
12 9 (0.87%) Protractor
General
1 440 (42.59%) Finance
2 146 (14.13%) Banking
3 61 (5.91%) Marketing
4 47 (4.55%) Advertising
5 28 (2.71%) Retail
6 17 (1.65%) Front Office
7 12 (1.16%) Games
8 9 (0.87%) Investment Banking
8 9 (0.87%) Law
8 9 (0.87%) Legal
9 8 (0.77%) Retail Banking
10 7 (0.68%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.68%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.48%) Public Sector
12 2 (0.19%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.19%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.097%) German Language
13 1 (0.097%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.097%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 393 (38.04%) Developer
2 125 (12.10%) Senior Developer
3 89 (8.62%) Analyst
4 77 (7.45%) Java Developer
5 63 (6.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 59 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 55 (5.32%) React Developer
8 53 (5.13%) Business Analyst
9 47 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
10 46 (4.45%) Product Manager
11 45 (4.36%) .NET Developer
12 43 (4.16%) Python Developer
13 40 (3.87%) C# Developer
14 38 (3.68%) Python Engineer
15 36 (3.48%) Java Developer - Fintech
15 36 (3.48%) Product Owner
16 32 (3.10%) Designer
16 32 (3.10%) Senior Front-End Developer
17 31 (3.00%) Lead Developer
18 30 (2.90%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (12.29%) .NET
2 98 (9.49%) AngularJS
2 98 (9.49%) HTML
3 97 (9.39%) CSS
4 88 (8.52%) React
5 75 (7.26%) Spring
6 62 (6.00%) Kafka
6 62 (6.00%) REST
7 57 (5.52%) RESTful
8 52 (5.03%) Node.js
9 50 (4.84%) Spring Boot
10 46 (4.45%) Web Services
11 45 (4.36%) HTML5
12 43 (4.16%) .NET Core
13 38 (3.68%) ASP.NET
14 30 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
15 29 (2.81%) Django
16 27 (2.61%) XML
17 25 (2.42%) React Native
17 25 (2.42%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 99 (9.58%) User Experience
2 81 (7.84%) Greenfield Project
3 75 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (3.78%) Mobile App
5 28 (2.71%) Data Centre
6 22 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 20 (1.94%) Derivative
8 19 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.74%) Data Structures
10 17 (1.65%) Hedge funds
11 16 (1.55%) Cloud Native
12 15 (1.45%) Fixed Income
13 14 (1.36%) Algorithms
14 12 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 11 (1.06%) Management Information System
16 10 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
16 10 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
17 9 (0.87%) Reference Data
17 9 (0.87%) RIA
17 9 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 97 (9.39%) Linux
2 44 (4.26%) Windows
3 42 (4.07%) Android
4 40 (3.87%) Apple iOS
5 22 (2.13%) Unix
6 15 (1.45%) Windows 10
7 13 (1.26%) Windows Server
8 12 (1.16%) CentOS
8 12 (1.16%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.39%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.29%) Debian
12 2 (0.19%) Fedora
12 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.097%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 454 (43.95%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (17.42%) DevOps
3 145 (14.04%) Scrum
4 122 (11.81%) TDD
5 113 (10.94%) Microservices
6 87 (8.42%) Software Engineering
7 85 (8.23%) Computer Science
8 68 (6.58%) Problem-Solving
9 67 (6.49%) Test Automation
10 64 (6.20%) Analytics
11 63 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
12 56 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
12 56 (5.42%) Front End Development
13 52 (5.03%) ETL
14 51 (4.94%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 51 (4.94%) Web Development
15 46 (4.45%) Data Science
15 46 (4.45%) Machine Learning
16 45 (4.36%) Infrastructure as Code
17 44 (4.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 249 (24.10%) Python
2 248 (24.01%) Java
3 176 (17.04%) SQL
4 169 (16.36%) JavaScript
5 128 (12.39%) C#
6 51 (4.94%) Java 8
7 47 (4.55%) Bash Shell
8 42 (4.07%) Go
8 42 (4.07%) TypeScript
9 37 (3.58%) Kotlin
10 32 (3.10%) Scala
11 28 (2.71%) PowerShell
12 23 (2.23%) Ruby
13 19 (1.84%) PHP
14 18 (1.74%) Apple Swift
14 18 (1.74%) R
15 14 (1.36%) Objective-C
16 13 (1.26%) C
17 12 (1.16%) C++
17 12 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 119 (11.52%) Degree
2 45 (4.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.65%) CISSP
4 11 (1.06%) AWS Certification
5 7 (0.68%) ISTQB
5 7 (0.68%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.58%) CISA
6 6 (0.58%) GIAC
6 6 (0.58%) OSCP
7 4 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
8 3 (0.29%) CEH
8 3 (0.29%) GPEN
8 3 (0.29%) GXPN
8 3 (0.29%) PhD
8 3 (0.29%) PMP
8 3 (0.29%) SANS
8 3 (0.29%) SSCP
9 2 (0.19%) CFA
9 2 (0.19%) ISEB
10 1 (0.097%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.61%) QA
2 15 (1.45%) PMO
3 13 (1.26%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.77%) NIST
5 6 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.58%) SLA
6 5 (0.48%) COBIT
6 5 (0.48%) SEPA
7 4 (0.39%) EMIR
7 4 (0.39%) MiFID
8 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.19%) PSD2
9 1 (0.097%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.097%) Basel III
9 1 (0.097%) GDPR
9 1 (0.097%) IFRS
9 1 (0.097%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 156 (15.10%) Docker
2 26 (2.52%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.39%) OpenAM
4 4 (0.39%) OpenDJ
4 4 (0.39%) OpenIDM
4 4 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (0.39%) Xen
5 3 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.29%) vSphere
6 2 (0.19%) HDFS
6 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.097%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 137 (13.26%) Kubernetes
2 85 (8.23%) Terraform
3 60 (5.81%) Ansible
4 25 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (2.32%) Puppet
6 15 (1.45%) Packer
7 10 (0.97%) Grafana
7 10 (0.97%) Prometheus
7 10 (0.97%) Salt
8 5 (0.48%) Nagios
9 4 (0.39%) SCCM
9 4 (0.39%) SCOM
10 3 (0.29%) Graphite
10 3 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (0.29%) Red Hat Satellite
10 3 (0.29%) Thomson Reuters DACS
11 2 (0.19%) SELinux
11 2 (0.19%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.097%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 76 (7.36%) Microsoft
2 48 (4.65%) Google
3 24 (2.32%) Oracle
4 19 (1.84%) Tableau
5 17 (1.65%) Informatica
5 17 (1.65%) Talend
6 14 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (1.26%) VMware
8 11 (1.06%) Red Hat
9 6 (0.58%) AppDynamics
9 6 (0.58%) SnapLogic
9 6 (0.58%) Splunk
10 5 (0.48%) Adobe
11 4 (0.39%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.39%) Cisco
11 4 (0.39%) ForgeRock
11 4 (0.39%) New Relic
12 3 (0.29%) Databricks
12 3 (0.29%) Imperva
12 3 (0.29%) SolarWinds