Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 22 44
Rank change year-on-year -3 +22 +43
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 848 923 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.30% 8.54% 5.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.99% 18.24% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 772 844 525
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £33,600
90th Percentile £97,500 £98,750 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 4,715 5,060 4,894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 46.12% 46.83% 46.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4,174 4,460 4,464
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £33,163
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,375 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £59,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +1.69% +2.61%

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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019. 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 £50,000 -
Fintech
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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.

1 374 (44.10%) Finance
2 357 (42.10%) Agile Software Development
3 231 (27.24%) Java
4 189 (22.29%) JavaScript
5 180 (21.23%) Amazon AWS
6 175 (20.64%) SQL
7 166 (19.58%) Python
8 161 (18.99%) DevOps
9 153 (18.04%) C#
10 149 (17.57%) TDD
11 147 (17.33%) Microservices
12 142 (16.75%) HTML
13 141 (16.63%) .NET
14 130 (15.33%) Banking
15 129 (15.21%) Docker
16 116 (13.68%) Software Engineering
16 116 (13.68%) Degree
17 110 (12.97%) CSS
17 110 (12.97%) Scrum
18 108 (12.74%) Microsoft Azure
19 106 (12.50%) React
20 97 (11.44%) Kubernetes
20 97 (11.44%) AngularJS
21 90 (10.61%) Computer Science
22 85 (10.02%) Analytics
23 84 (9.91%) SQL Server
24 81 (9.55%) Ansible
25 76 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
26 75 (8.84%) Web Services
27 74 (8.73%) Linux

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 19 (2.24%) Apache Spark
1 19 (2.24%) Marvel
2 17 (2.00%) Apache
2 17 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
3 16 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.71%) Confluence
4 6 (0.71%) IIS
4 6 (0.71%) JBoss
5 4 (0.47%) CMS
5 4 (0.47%) Ethereum
6 3 (0.35%) EPiServer
6 3 (0.35%) Hyperledger
6 3 (0.35%) SAS
6 3 (0.35%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.24%) WordPress
8 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.12%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.12%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (2.59%) InVision
2 21 (2.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 14 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.71%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.35%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.12%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (1.18%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.47%) R3 Corda
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.12%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.12%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 180 (21.23%) Amazon AWS
2 108 (12.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (5.31%) Google Cloud Platform
4 38 (4.48%) SaaS
5 24 (2.83%) GitHub
6 17 (2.00%) Serverless
7 15 (1.77%) PaaS
8 14 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (0.94%) IaaS
10 7 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.71%) Azure Functions
11 6 (0.71%) Cloudflare
12 5 (0.59%) Office 365
13 4 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.35%) Loggly
15 2 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
16 1 (0.12%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.12%) Firewall
2 17 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.77%) VPN
4 14 (1.65%) Internet
5 11 (1.30%) HTTP
6 8 (0.94%) DNS
7 7 (0.83%) Network Security
8 6 (0.71%) VLAN
9 5 (0.59%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.35%) FTP
10 3 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.24%) Wireless
12 1 (0.12%) AMQP
12 1 (0.12%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.12%) FIX Connectivity
12 1 (0.12%) LAN
12 1 (0.12%) Software-Defined Networking
12 1 (0.12%) SSL
12 1 (0.12%) WAN
12 1 (0.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 56 (6.60%) Big Data
3 53 (6.25%) MySQL
4 43 (5.07%) NoSQL
5 41 (4.83%) Relational Database
6 28 (3.30%) Blockchain
7 24 (2.83%) Redis
8 23 (2.71%) RDBMS
9 22 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 21 (2.48%) MongoDB
11 20 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
12 18 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (1.65%) Cosmos DB
13 14 (1.65%) Hadoop
14 13 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
15 9 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
16 8 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 8 (0.94%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 55 (6.49%) Jenkins
2 47 (5.54%) Git (software)
3 46 (5.42%) JIRA
4 30 (3.54%) TeamCity
5 24 (2.83%) Axure RP
6 23 (2.71%) Octopus Deploy
7 22 (2.59%) Cucumber
8 20 (2.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 20 (2.36%) Selenium
9 16 (1.89%) webpack
10 10 (1.18%) Maven
11 9 (1.06%) Bitbucket
11 9 (1.06%) Visual Studio
12 7 (0.83%) Gatling
12 7 (0.83%) Mockito
13 6 (0.71%) Gradle
13 6 (0.71%) JUnit
13 6 (0.71%) Mocha
13 6 (0.71%) WebDriver
14 5 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 374 (44.10%) Finance
2 130 (15.33%) Banking
3 25 (2.95%) Advertising
4 19 (2.24%) Retail Banking
5 14 (1.65%) Front Office
6 13 (1.53%) French Language
7 10 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.18%) Law
7 10 (1.18%) Retail
8 9 (1.06%) Games
8 9 (1.06%) Marketing
9 7 (0.83%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.47%) Digital Economy
10 4 (0.47%) Legal
11 1 (0.12%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.12%) Retail Finance
11 1 (0.12%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.12%) Turkish Language
11 1 (0.12%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 364 (42.92%) Developer
2 107 (12.62%) Java Developer
3 70 (8.25%) .NET Developer
4 57 (6.72%) DevOps Engineer
5 56 (6.60%) Senior Developer
6 55 (6.49%) Analyst
7 50 (5.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 49 (5.78%) Software Engineer
9 45 (5.31%) C# Developer
10 42 (4.95%) Java Developer - Fintech
11 40 (4.72%) Lead Developer
12 36 (4.25%) C# .NET Developer
12 36 (4.25%) Python Developer
13 35 (4.13%) AWS Engineer
14 26 (3.07%) AWS DevOps
14 26 (3.07%) Project Manager
15 25 (2.95%) React Developer
16 24 (2.83%) Designer
17 23 (2.71%) C++ Developer
17 23 (2.71%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (16.75%) HTML
2 141 (16.63%) .NET
3 110 (12.97%) CSS
4 106 (12.50%) React
5 97 (11.44%) AngularJS
6 75 (8.84%) Web Services
7 68 (8.02%) RESTful
8 59 (6.96%) ASP.NET
9 55 (6.49%) Spring
10 50 (5.90%) ASP.NET Web API
11 47 (5.54%) Redux
11 47 (5.54%) Spring Boot
12 41 (4.83%) REST
13 36 (4.25%) Node.js
14 32 (3.77%) .NET Core
15 30 (3.54%) Kafka
16 29 (3.42%) .NET Framework
17 26 (3.07%) HTML5
18 25 (2.95%) KnockoutJS
18 25 (2.95%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.84%) Greenfield Project
2 57 (6.72%) User Experience
3 53 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (6.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 43 (5.07%) Mobile App
6 29 (3.42%) Algorithms
7 21 (2.48%) Hedge funds
8 19 (2.24%) Cloud Native
9 17 (2.00%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.89%) Equities
10 16 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
11 14 (1.65%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.94%) Derivative
12 8 (0.94%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.83%) Cyberattack
13 7 (0.83%) Cybercrime
13 7 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.71%) Xbox
15 5 (0.59%) Data Centre
15 5 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 74 (8.73%) Linux
2 51 (6.01%) Windows
3 35 (4.13%) Unix
4 18 (2.12%) Android
5 14 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.94%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.47%) CentOS
8 2 (0.24%) Debian
8 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.12%) AIX
9 1 (0.12%) HPUX
9 1 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (42.10%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (18.99%) DevOps
3 149 (17.57%) TDD
4 147 (17.33%) Microservices
5 116 (13.68%) Software Engineering
6 110 (12.97%) Scrum
7 90 (10.61%) Computer Science
8 85 (10.02%) Analytics
9 76 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (8.37%) Front End Development
11 68 (8.02%) SDLC
12 53 (6.25%) Machine Learning
13 52 (6.13%) Artificial Intelligence
13 52 (6.13%) Continuous Delivery
14 51 (6.01%) MVC
15 49 (5.78%) Problem-Solving
16 47 (5.54%) Project Management
17 46 (5.42%) Open Source
18 42 (4.95%) OOP
19 41 (4.83%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 231 (27.24%) Java
2 189 (22.29%) JavaScript
3 175 (20.64%) SQL
4 166 (19.58%) Python
5 153 (18.04%) C#
6 73 (8.61%) Java 8
7 59 (6.96%) ES6
8 45 (5.31%) Scala
9 41 (4.83%) C++
10 40 (4.72%) Go
11 39 (4.60%) TypeScript
12 35 (4.13%) Ruby
13 29 (3.42%) PowerShell
14 23 (2.71%) Bash Shell
15 21 (2.48%) T-SQL
16 17 (2.00%) VBA
17 16 (1.89%) Elixir
18 14 (1.65%) C
18 14 (1.65%) Groovy
19 13 (1.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 116 (13.68%) Degree
2 25 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.30%) CISSP
4 10 (1.18%) CEH
5 9 (1.06%) CISM
6 7 (0.83%) PhD
7 6 (0.71%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.59%) ISEB
8 5 (0.59%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.35%) CRISC
9 3 (0.35%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.35%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.35%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.35%) PMP
9 3 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.24%) APMP
10 2 (0.24%) CFA
10 2 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.12%) GCIA
11 1 (0.12%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.13%) QA
2 12 (1.42%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.83%) SLA
4 6 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.47%) PMO
6 2 (0.24%) GDPR
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 129 (15.21%) Docker
2 18 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.94%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.83%) HDFS
5 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.12%) LXC
Systems Management
1 97 (11.44%) Kubernetes
2 81 (9.55%) Ansible
3 66 (7.78%) Puppet
4 55 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
5 42 (4.95%) Terraform
6 19 (2.24%) Salt
7 10 (1.18%) Prometheus
8 9 (1.06%) Grafana
9 5 (0.59%) Consul
10 4 (0.47%) linkerd
10 4 (0.47%) Mesos
11 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.35%) Packer
12 2 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
13 1 (0.12%) BMC PATROL
13 1 (0.12%) Icinga
13 1 (0.12%) Nagios
13 1 (0.12%) Opsview
13 1 (0.12%) Rancher
13 1 (0.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (8.61%) Microsoft
2 33 (3.89%) Google
3 22 (2.59%) Oracle
3 22 (2.59%) VMware
4 21 (2.48%) Adobe
5 20 (2.36%) SaltStack
6 15 (1.77%) Tableau
7 8 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (0.83%) Spotify
9 6 (0.71%) Facebook
10 5 (0.59%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.59%) StreamBase
10 5 (0.59%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.47%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.47%) Splunk
12 3 (0.35%) ConsenSys
12 3 (0.35%) Sawtooth Software
13 2 (0.24%) Informatica
13 2 (0.24%) SAP
13 2 (0.24%) Xamarin