Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 36 81
Rank change year-on-year +11 +45 +203
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 930 609 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.42% 6.01% 3.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.32% 12.34% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 848 574 431
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,475 £41,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

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 5,371 4,934 6,535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.63% 48.72% 48.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4,781 4,447 5,770
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £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 20 June 2018.

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 20 June 2018. 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 £75,000 -
Fintech
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 557 (59.89%) Finance
2 368 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
3 334 (35.91%) Java
4 195 (20.97%) SQL
5 194 (20.86%) JavaScript
6 180 (19.35%) TDD
7 143 (15.38%) Python
8 126 (13.55%) C#
9 121 (13.01%) HTML
9 121 (13.01%) Banking
10 115 (12.37%) .NET
10 115 (12.37%) DevOps
11 113 (12.15%) AngularJS
12 109 (11.72%) Degree
13 108 (11.61%) CSS
14 107 (11.51%) Amazon AWS
15 103 (11.08%) Microservices
16 101 (10.86%) Software Engineering
17 100 (10.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 94 (10.11%) Multithreading
19 93 (10.00%) Linux
19 93 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
20 90 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
21 85 (9.14%) Scala
22 79 (8.49%) Hedge funds
23 78 (8.39%) Problem-Solving
24 74 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
24 74 (7.96%) Web Services
25 72 (7.74%) Algorithmic Trading
25 72 (7.74%) Java 8

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 36 (3.87%) Apache Spark
2 12 (1.29%) Ethereum
3 11 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (1.18%) WebLogic
4 10 (1.08%) Apache
4 10 (1.08%) WebSphere
5 8 (0.86%) CMS
6 7 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.65%) Confluence
7 6 (0.65%) NServiceBus
7 6 (0.65%) SAS
8 5 (0.54%) IIS
8 5 (0.54%) nginx
9 3 (0.32%) JBoss
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.11%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.11%) Jetty
11 1 (0.11%) Mule
11 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.43%) Mingle
5 3 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.11%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 12 (1.29%) Ripple
2 8 (0.86%) Distributed Ledger
3 6 (0.65%) RMDS
4 2 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 107 (11.51%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.37%) SaaS
4 21 (2.26%) Serverless
5 15 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (1.08%) CloudFront
8 9 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.43%) Trello
11 3 (0.32%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.32%) GitHub
11 3 (0.32%) PaaS
12 2 (0.22%) Cloudflare
12 2 (0.22%) G Suite
12 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.22%) Office 365
12 2 (0.22%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.83%) FIX Connectivity
2 13 (1.40%) Firewall
3 11 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.65%) DNS
4 6 (0.65%) HTTP
4 6 (0.65%) Intranet
4 6 (0.65%) Multicast
5 5 (0.54%) AMQP
5 5 (0.54%) Network Security
6 4 (0.43%) DSL
6 4 (0.43%) Internet
7 3 (0.32%) DHCP
7 3 (0.32%) WAN
8 2 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.22%) SAN
8 2 (0.22%) VLAN
8 2 (0.22%) VPN
9 1 (0.11%) FTP
9 1 (0.11%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (7.20%) Big Data
2 63 (6.77%) Blockchain
3 52 (5.59%) SQL Server
4 36 (3.87%) MySQL
4 36 (3.87%) Relational Database
5 31 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
6 24 (2.58%) Hadoop
7 19 (2.04%) NoSQL
7 19 (2.04%) RDBMS
8 18 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (1.51%) MongoDB
10 14 (1.51%) Redis
11 12 (1.29%) OLAP
11 12 (1.29%) Power BI
12 10 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (0.86%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 70 (7.53%) Git (software)
2 41 (4.41%) Maven
3 29 (3.12%) JIRA
4 28 (3.01%) Jenkins
5 27 (2.90%) Gradle
6 23 (2.47%) Selenium
7 12 (1.29%) JUnit
7 12 (1.29%) NUnit
8 11 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (1.08%) TeamCity
9 10 (1.08%) WebDriver
10 9 (0.97%) Cucumber
11 8 (0.86%) Visual Studio
11 8 (0.86%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 7 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (0.65%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.65%) Jasmine
13 6 (0.65%) SpecFlow
14 5 (0.54%) AppVeyor
15 4 (0.43%) Subversion
General
1 557 (59.89%) Finance
2 121 (13.01%) Banking
3 37 (3.98%) Front Office
4 24 (2.58%) Advertising
5 21 (2.26%) Retail
6 19 (2.04%) Law
7 18 (1.94%) Financial Institution
7 18 (1.94%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.51%) Marketing
9 9 (0.97%) Back Office
10 8 (0.86%) Games
10 8 (0.86%) Legal
10 8 (0.86%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.54%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.43%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.32%) Electronics
14 2 (0.22%) French Language
14 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.11%) German Language
15 1 (0.11%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 452 (48.60%) Developer
2 165 (17.74%) Java Developer
3 89 (9.57%) Java Developer - Fintech
4 82 (8.82%) Analyst
5 63 (6.77%) Senior Developer
6 55 (5.91%) C# Developer
7 47 (5.05%) Software Engineer
8 37 (3.98%) .NET Developer
9 36 (3.87%) Technical Analyst
10 35 (3.76%) JavaScript Developer
11 34 (3.66%) Project Manager
12 32 (3.44%) Graduate
13 31 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
13 31 (3.33%) Python Developer
14 30 (3.23%) C# Software Engineer
14 30 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 30 (3.23%) Product Manager
15 29 (3.12%) .NET Software Engineer
15 29 (3.12%) C# .NET Developer
16 28 (3.01%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (13.01%) HTML
2 115 (12.37%) .NET
3 113 (12.15%) AngularJS
4 108 (11.61%) CSS
5 74 (7.96%) Web Services
6 70 (7.53%) React
7 60 (6.45%) Spring
8 53 (5.70%) HTML5
9 51 (5.48%) REST
10 46 (4.95%) Kafka
11 42 (4.52%) RESTful
12 41 (4.41%) ASP.NET
13 40 (4.30%) FIX Protocol
14 39 (4.19%) CSS3
15 38 (4.09%) Node.js
16 35 (3.76%) jQuery
17 33 (3.55%) .NET Framework
17 33 (3.55%) J2EE
18 31 (3.33%) J2SE
18 31 (3.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 100 (10.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 93 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 79 (8.49%) Hedge funds
4 74 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
5 61 (6.56%) Computer Science
6 46 (4.95%) User Experience
7 43 (4.62%) Mobile App
8 27 (2.90%) Fixed Income
9 26 (2.80%) Algorithms
10 20 (2.15%) Equities
11 17 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
12 16 (1.72%) Blog
12 16 (1.72%) Derivative
13 15 (1.61%) Bitcoin
13 15 (1.61%) Blackberry
13 15 (1.61%) Virtual Team
14 14 (1.51%) Credit Risk
15 13 (1.40%) Digital Currency
16 12 (1.29%) Market Risk
17 11 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 93 (10.00%) Linux
2 60 (6.45%) Windows
3 32 (3.44%) Unix
4 30 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 21 (2.26%) Android
6 13 (1.40%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.65%) Solaris
8 5 (0.54%) AIX
8 5 (0.54%) HPUX
9 4 (0.43%) CentOS
10 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.32%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.22%) VyOS
11 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (39.57%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (19.35%) TDD
3 115 (12.37%) DevOps
4 103 (11.08%) Microservices
5 101 (10.86%) Software Engineering
6 94 (10.11%) Multithreading
7 90 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
8 78 (8.39%) Problem-Solving
9 72 (7.74%) Algorithmic Trading
10 71 (7.63%) Machine Learning
10 71 (7.63%) Scrum
11 67 (7.20%) Project Management
12 63 (6.77%) Analytics
13 54 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
14 51 (5.48%) Front End Development
14 51 (5.48%) SDLC
15 50 (5.38%) MVC
16 47 (5.05%) Web Development
17 44 (4.73%) Concurrent Programming
18 42 (4.52%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 334 (35.91%) Java
2 195 (20.97%) SQL
3 194 (20.86%) JavaScript
4 143 (15.38%) Python
5 126 (13.55%) C#
6 85 (9.14%) Scala
7 72 (7.74%) Java 8
8 65 (6.99%) C++
9 42 (4.52%) Ruby
10 29 (3.12%) PHP
11 24 (2.58%) Kotlin
11 24 (2.58%) Shell Script
12 20 (2.15%) R
12 20 (2.15%) TypeScript
13 17 (1.83%) Bash Shell
13 17 (1.83%) Clojure
13 17 (1.83%) ES6
14 15 (1.61%) Groovy
14 15 (1.61%) PowerShell
15 13 (1.40%) Go
Qualifications
1 109 (11.72%) Degree
2 26 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (2.37%) CISSP
4 15 (1.61%) DBS Check
5 6 (0.65%) CISA
5 6 (0.65%) CISM
6 5 (0.54%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.43%) ACCA
7 4 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.43%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.32%) CCNA
8 3 (0.32%) CIMA
8 3 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.32%) PMP
9 2 (0.22%) GIAC
9 2 (0.22%) MCSA
9 2 (0.22%) MCSE
9 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.22%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (6.34%) QA
2 14 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.08%) MiFID
5 5 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.54%) SLA
6 4 (0.43%) GDPR
7 3 (0.32%) PMO
8 2 (0.22%) GCP
8 2 (0.22%) SEPA
9 1 (0.11%) GAAP
System Software
1 71 (7.63%) Docker
2 7 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.43%) GridGain
3 4 (0.43%) VirtualBox
3 4 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.32%) HDFS
5 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.22%) iptables
5 2 (0.22%) LXC
6 1 (0.11%) RHEV
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (5.48%) Ansible
2 32 (3.44%) Puppet
2 32 (3.44%) Terraform
3 27 (2.90%) Kubernetes
4 23 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.18%) Consul
6 6 (0.65%) Salt
7 3 (0.32%) Nessus
8 2 (0.22%) Apache Shiro
8 2 (0.22%) Icinga
8 2 (0.22%) logstash
8 2 (0.22%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.22%) Simian Army
8 2 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.11%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.11%) Packer
9 1 (0.11%) Rancher
9 1 (0.11%) SCCM
9 1 (0.11%) SELinux
Vendors
1 51 (5.48%) Oracle
2 50 (5.38%) Microsoft
3 23 (2.47%) TIBCO
4 18 (1.94%) Google
4 18 (1.94%) StreamBase
5 14 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.08%) Reuters
7 9 (0.97%) Facebook
7 9 (0.97%) VMware
8 8 (0.86%) Sybase
8 8 (0.86%) Tableau
9 5 (0.54%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.43%) Bloomberg
10 4 (0.43%) Citrix
10 4 (0.43%) Murex
10 4 (0.43%) Planview
10 4 (0.43%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.43%) SAP
10 4 (0.43%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.32%) TOWER Software