Period
to 9 May 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 9 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 15 25
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 594 852 863
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 11.97% 11.32% 8.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.58% 12.01% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 574 808 800
10th Percentile £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
25th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% +3.70%
75th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £115,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £77,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% +7.69%

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 4,723 7,094 9,388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.20% 94.22% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4,207 6,212 8,388
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £36,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £49,953
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £97,500
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 9 May 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 9 May 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 9 May 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.

1 235 (39.56%) Java
2 192 (32.32%) Finance
3 187 (31.48%) DevOps
4 184 (30.98%) Agile Software Development
5 163 (27.44%) AWS
6 129 (21.72%) Microservices
7 121 (20.37%) Kubernetes
8 114 (19.19%) Banking
9 112 (18.86%) Docker
10 103 (17.34%) JavaScript
11 100 (16.84%) Python
12 93 (15.66%) Kafka
13 92 (15.49%) SQL
14 91 (15.32%) Terraform
15 83 (13.97%) C#
15 83 (13.97%) Jenkins
15 83 (13.97%) Azure
16 79 (13.30%) TDD
17 73 (12.29%) Software Engineering
18 72 (12.12%) Ansible
19 69 (11.62%) QA
20 62 (10.44%) Social Skills
21 60 (10.10%) Test Automation
22 58 (9.76%) Infrastructure as Code
22 58 (9.76%) React
23 57 (9.60%) TypeScript
24 56 (9.43%) REST
25 53 (8.92%) .NET
26 52 (8.75%) Java 8
27 50 (8.42%) Puppet

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 26 (4.38%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.34%) Apache
2 2 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (0.34%) CMS
2 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.34%) WordPress
3 1 (0.17%) Confluence
3 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.17%) Ethereum
3 1 (0.17%) Mendix
3 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.17%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.18%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 163 (27.44%) AWS
2 83 (13.97%) Azure
3 48 (8.08%) GCP
4 21 (3.54%) SaaS
5 16 (2.69%) Serverless
6 15 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (1.35%) Microsoft 365
10 7 (1.18%) Amazon S3
10 7 (1.18%) AWS Fargate
10 7 (1.18%) PaaS
10 7 (1.18%) Power Platform
11 6 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (1.01%) Datadog
12 5 (0.84%) CloudBees
12 5 (0.84%) IaaS
12 5 (0.84%) Stackdriver
13 4 (0.67%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 4 (0.67%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.35%) Firewall
2 7 (1.18%) HTTP
3 6 (1.01%) VPN
4 5 (0.84%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.51%) Multicast
6 2 (0.34%) LAN
6 2 (0.34%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.34%) VLAN
6 2 (0.34%) WAN
7 1 (0.17%) ATM
7 1 (0.17%) BGP
7 1 (0.17%) Internet
7 1 (0.17%) OSPF
7 1 (0.17%) SAN
7 1 (0.17%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.05%) Relational Database
2 28 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (4.55%) Big Data
4 26 (4.38%) MySQL
5 18 (3.03%) Hadoop
6 17 (2.86%) Tableau
7 15 (2.53%) Blockchain
8 13 (2.19%) SQL Server
9 12 (2.02%) MongoDB
10 11 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
11 9 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (1.35%) NoSQL
12 8 (1.35%) Redis
12 8 (1.35%) Yellowfin
13 7 (1.18%) Power BI
14 6 (1.01%) Data Lake
15 5 (0.84%) Amazon Aurora
16 4 (0.67%) Datomic
Development Applications
1 83 (13.97%) Jenkins
2 41 (6.90%) CircleCI
3 40 (6.73%) Selenium
4 32 (5.39%) Git (software)
4 32 (5.39%) Postman
5 25 (4.21%) Cucumber
5 25 (4.21%) SpecFlow
6 21 (3.54%) Travis CI
7 14 (2.36%) WebDriver
7 14 (2.36%) webpack
8 13 (2.19%) JIRA
9 12 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (2.02%) Cypress.io
9 12 (2.02%) GitLab
9 12 (2.02%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.35%) Bitbucket
10 8 (1.35%) NUnit
11 6 (1.01%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.84%) Babel
12 5 (0.84%) SonarQube
General
1 192 (32.32%) Finance
2 114 (19.19%) Banking
3 62 (10.44%) Social Skills
4 23 (3.87%) Front Office
5 11 (1.85%) Marketing
6 10 (1.68%) Organisational Skills
7 8 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.01%) Billing
8 6 (1.01%) Legal
9 5 (0.84%) Retail
10 4 (0.67%) Law
11 3 (0.51%) Advertising
11 3 (0.51%) Back Office
11 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Presentation Skills
12 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.17%) French Language
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
13 1 (0.17%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 234 (39.39%) Developer
2 99 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 75 (12.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 64 (10.77%) Java Developer - Fintech
5 51 (8.59%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
5 51 (8.59%) Senior Developer
6 40 (6.73%) Senior DevOps
6 40 (6.73%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 31 (5.22%) Software Engineer
8 26 (4.38%) Lead Developer
9 24 (4.04%) AWS Engineer
10 22 (3.70%) Data Engineer
10 22 (3.70%) Platform Engineer
11 21 (3.54%) Software Developer
12 20 (3.37%) .NET Developer
12 20 (3.37%) Java Engineer
12 20 (3.37%) Junior
12 20 (3.37%) React Developer
13 19 (3.20%) Core Java Developer
14 18 (3.03%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (15.66%) Kafka
2 58 (9.76%) React
3 56 (9.43%) REST
4 53 (8.92%) .NET
5 48 (8.08%) Spring
6 47 (7.91%) AngularJS
7 43 (7.24%) Spring Boot
8 35 (5.89%) Web Services
9 33 (5.56%) Node.js
10 31 (5.22%) CSS
11 28 (4.71%) Redux
12 24 (4.04%) Sass
13 22 (3.70%) JSON
14 21 (3.54%) HTML
15 19 (3.20%) ASP.NET
16 11 (1.85%) .NET Core
16 11 (1.85%) Angular 2
16 11 (1.85%) XML
17 10 (1.68%) RabbitMQ
18 9 (1.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.57%) Data Structures
2 37 (6.23%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (5.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 27 (4.55%) Algorithms
5 26 (4.38%) Fixed Income
6 23 (3.87%) User Experience
7 15 (2.53%) Derivative
8 14 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.35%) Hedge funds
11 5 (0.84%) Clustering
11 5 (0.84%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.51%) Bitcoin
12 3 (0.51%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.51%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.34%) Analytical Mindset
13 2 (0.34%) Equities
13 2 (0.34%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.17%) Mainframe
14 1 (0.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (7.74%) Linux
2 12 (2.02%) CentOS
3 11 (1.85%) Ubuntu
3 11 (1.85%) Unix
4 7 (1.18%) Windows
5 5 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.51%) Android
6 3 (0.51%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.34%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (31.48%) DevOps
2 184 (30.98%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (21.72%) Microservices
4 79 (13.30%) TDD
5 73 (12.29%) Software Engineering
6 60 (10.10%) Test Automation
7 58 (9.76%) Infrastructure as Code
8 45 (7.58%) OO
9 44 (7.41%) Computer Science
10 38 (6.40%) SDET
11 36 (6.06%) BDD
11 36 (6.06%) Mentoring
12 35 (5.89%) Scrum
13 32 (5.39%) Software Testing
14 30 (5.05%) Front End Development
15 29 (4.88%) Problem-Solving
15 29 (4.88%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 24 (4.04%) Artificial Intelligence
16 24 (4.04%) Electronic Trading
16 24 (4.04%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 235 (39.56%) Java
2 103 (17.34%) JavaScript
3 100 (16.84%) Python
4 92 (15.49%) SQL
5 83 (13.97%) C#
6 57 (9.60%) TypeScript
7 52 (8.75%) Java 8
8 31 (5.22%) Kotlin
9 22 (3.70%) Go
10 19 (3.20%) Bash Shell
10 19 (3.20%) PowerShell
11 17 (2.86%) Scala
12 11 (1.85%) C++
13 9 (1.52%) Apex Code
13 9 (1.52%) SOQL
14 6 (1.01%) Ruby
15 5 (0.84%) Solidity
16 4 (0.67%) Clojure
16 4 (0.67%) ES6
17 2 (0.34%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 32 (5.39%) Degree
2 7 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (0.51%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (0.34%) PhD
6 1 (0.17%) CCIE
6 1 (0.17%) CCNP
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (11.62%) QA
2 4 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) GDPR
4 1 (0.17%) NIST
4 1 (0.17%) PSD2
System Software
1 112 (18.86%) Docker
2 7 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.51%) OpenAM
3 3 (0.51%) OpenDJ
3 3 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.34%) XenApp
4 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 121 (20.37%) Kubernetes
2 91 (15.32%) Terraform
3 72 (12.12%) Ansible
4 50 (8.42%) Puppet
5 18 (3.03%) Prometheus
6 17 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (1.35%) Grafana
8 6 (1.01%) Nagios
9 5 (0.84%) Istio
10 4 (0.67%) Packer
11 3 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.51%) Rancher
11 3 (0.51%) Salt
12 2 (0.34%) Control-M
12 2 (0.34%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (0.34%) Mesos
12 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.34%) XenMobile
12 2 (0.34%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.17%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 17 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (1.68%) Google
4 8 (1.35%) PayPal
4 8 (1.35%) Talend
5 6 (1.01%) IBM
5 6 (1.01%) Red Hat
6 5 (0.84%) VMware
7 4 (0.67%) SAP
8 3 (0.51%) Alteryx
8 3 (0.51%) AppDynamics
8 3 (0.51%) ForgeRock
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle
8 3 (0.51%) Splunk
9 2 (0.34%) Citrix
9 2 (0.34%) New Relic
9 2 (0.34%) Zend
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco
10 1 (0.17%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.17%) HP