Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 26 69
Rank change year-on-year -2 +43 +87
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 819 766 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.70% 7.39% 4.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.79% 16.15% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 748 723 465
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £37,050
90th Percentile £97,500 £98,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -4.00%

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 4,878 4,742 5,165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.87% 45.73% 45.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4,367 4,254 4,710
City of London median annual salary £65,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.17% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £40,750 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +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 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Fintech in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 425 (51.89%) Finance
2 331 (40.42%) Agile Software Development
3 255 (31.14%) Java
4 163 (19.90%) SQL
5 154 (18.80%) JavaScript
6 149 (18.19%) DevOps
7 140 (17.09%) Microservices
7 140 (17.09%) TDD
8 139 (16.97%) Python
9 120 (14.65%) Software Engineering
10 112 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
11 107 (13.06%) C#
12 104 (12.70%) HTML
13 103 (12.58%) .NET
14 102 (12.45%) Docker
15 99 (12.09%) Java 8
16 96 (11.72%) Degree
17 93 (11.36%) Banking
18 89 (10.87%) CSS
18 89 (10.87%) React
19 85 (10.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 83 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
20 83 (10.13%) AngularJS
21 80 (9.77%) Linux
21 80 (9.77%) Scrum
22 74 (9.04%) Greenfield Project
23 68 (8.30%) C++
24 67 (8.18%) Kubernetes
25 66 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
25 66 (8.06%) Multithreading

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 (3.17%) Ethereum
2 20 (2.44%) Apache Spark
3 13 (1.59%) SAS
4 8 (0.98%) Tomcat
4 8 (0.98%) WebLogic
5 7 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.73%) Confluence
6 6 (0.73%) Marvel
7 5 (0.61%) IIS
8 4 (0.49%) Apache
8 4 (0.49%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.49%) CMS
8 4 (0.49%) Mule
9 3 (0.37%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.37%) WordPress
10 2 (0.24%) JBoss
10 2 (0.24%) nginx
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.24%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 12 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.73%) InVision
5 6 (0.73%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.12%) Camtasia
7 1 (0.12%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 7 (0.85%) Distributed Ledger
1 7 (0.85%) Ripple
2 5 (0.61%) Sonata
3 4 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.12%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.12%) HFM
4 1 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.12%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 112 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (3.66%) Google Cloud Platform
4 22 (2.69%) SaaS
5 17 (2.08%) GitHub
6 12 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.98%) Heroku
7 8 (0.98%) Office 365
7 8 (0.98%) Serverless
8 5 (0.61%) Apple Pay
8 5 (0.61%) Google Pay
8 5 (0.61%) PaaS
9 4 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.49%) iPaaS
10 3 (0.37%) Force.com
10 3 (0.37%) G Suite
10 3 (0.37%) npm
11 2 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.24%) Cloudflare
11 2 (0.24%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.44%) Firewall
1 20 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 17 (2.08%) VPN
3 12 (1.47%) Internet
4 6 (0.73%) HTTP
5 5 (0.61%) VLAN
5 5 (0.61%) WAN
6 4 (0.49%) DNS
6 4 (0.49%) FTP
6 4 (0.49%) Kerberos
6 4 (0.49%) SSL
6 4 (0.49%) VoIP
7 3 (0.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (0.37%) FIX Connectivity
7 3 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.37%) LAN
7 3 (0.37%) Multicast
7 3 (0.37%) Skype
8 2 (0.24%) Network Security
9 1 (0.12%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (7.20%) MySQL
1 59 (7.20%) SQL Server
2 53 (6.47%) Big Data
3 49 (5.98%) NoSQL
4 48 (5.86%) Blockchain
5 33 (4.03%) Redis
6 24 (2.93%) MongoDB
7 22 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 19 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (2.20%) Relational Database
10 16 (1.95%) Hadoop
11 14 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (1.59%) QlikView
13 11 (1.34%) Amazon Redshift
13 11 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (0.98%) Apache Hive
15 8 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (0.98%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.98%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 46 (5.62%) Git (software)
2 43 (5.25%) Jenkins
3 37 (4.52%) Gradle
4 34 (4.15%) Maven
5 22 (2.69%) JIRA
5 22 (2.69%) TeamCity
6 17 (2.08%) JUnit
6 17 (2.08%) Selenium
7 16 (1.95%) Cucumber
8 13 (1.59%) Mockito
9 12 (1.47%) webpack
10 11 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (1.10%) Axure RP
12 8 (0.98%) CircleCI
12 8 (0.98%) WebDriver
13 6 (0.73%) Jasmine
14 5 (0.61%) Mocha
14 5 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 4 (0.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 4 (0.49%) gulp
General
1 425 (51.89%) Finance
2 93 (11.36%) Banking
3 31 (3.79%) Front Office
3 31 (3.79%) Investment Banking
4 21 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 17 (2.08%) Games
5 17 (2.08%) Retail Banking
6 16 (1.95%) Law
6 16 (1.95%) Retail
7 11 (1.34%) Advertising
7 11 (1.34%) Marketing
8 4 (0.49%) Private Banking
8 4 (0.49%) Retail Finance
9 3 (0.37%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.37%) Legal
9 3 (0.37%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.24%) Back Office
10 2 (0.24%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.12%) German Language
11 1 (0.12%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 377 (46.03%) Developer
2 126 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 72 (8.79%) Java Developer - Fintech
4 54 (6.59%) Software Engineer
5 49 (5.98%) Analyst
6 45 (5.49%) Senior Developer
7 43 (5.25%) C++ Developer
8 40 (4.88%) C# Developer
9 39 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 38 (4.64%) DevOps Engineer
11 36 (4.40%) .NET Developer
12 25 (3.05%) Python Developer
13 24 (2.93%) C# .NET Developer
13 24 (2.93%) JavaScript Developer
14 23 (2.81%) Lead Developer
14 23 (2.81%) Product Manager
15 22 (2.69%) Business Analyst
16 21 (2.56%) React Developer
17 20 (2.44%) .NET Developer - Fintech
17 20 (2.44%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (12.70%) HTML
2 103 (12.58%) .NET
3 89 (10.87%) CSS
3 89 (10.87%) React
4 83 (10.13%) AngularJS
5 50 (6.11%) Node.js
5 50 (6.11%) REST
6 48 (5.86%) Spring
6 48 (5.86%) Web Services
7 42 (5.13%) Kafka
8 36 (4.40%) RESTful
9 35 (4.27%) ASP.NET
10 34 (4.15%) Redux
11 31 (3.79%) ASP.NET Web API
11 31 (3.79%) J2SE
11 31 (3.79%) Ruby on Rails
12 29 (3.54%) RabbitMQ
12 29 (3.54%) Spring Boot
13 22 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 22 (2.69%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 85 (10.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 74 (9.04%) Greenfield Project
3 56 (6.84%) Hedge funds
4 48 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (5.25%) User Experience
6 34 (4.15%) Algorithms
7 31 (3.79%) Mobile App
8 24 (2.93%) Derivative
9 21 (2.56%) Data Structures
10 17 (2.08%) Equities
11 16 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
12 15 (1.83%) Management Information System
13 13 (1.59%) Fixed Income
14 11 (1.34%) Data Centre
15 9 (1.10%) Reinsurance
16 8 (0.98%) Virtual Team
17 7 (0.85%) Bitcoin
17 7 (0.85%) Cyberattack
17 7 (0.85%) Cybercrime
17 7 (0.85%) Digital Currency
Operating Systems
1 80 (9.77%) Linux
2 42 (5.13%) Windows
3 24 (2.93%) Unix
4 16 (1.95%) Android
5 15 (1.83%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.98%) CentOS
6 8 (0.98%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.61%) AIX
7 5 (0.61%) HPUX
7 5 (0.61%) Solaris
7 5 (0.61%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.37%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.12%) Debian
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (40.42%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (18.19%) DevOps
3 140 (17.09%) Microservices
3 140 (17.09%) TDD
4 120 (14.65%) Software Engineering
5 83 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
6 80 (9.77%) Scrum
7 66 (8.06%) Multithreading
8 55 (6.72%) Front End Development
8 55 (6.72%) Problem-Solving
9 54 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
9 54 (6.59%) Computer Science
9 54 (6.59%) Low Latency
9 54 (6.59%) SDLC
10 52 (6.35%) MVC
11 49 (5.98%) Analytics
12 48 (5.86%) BDD
13 43 (5.25%) Test Automation
14 39 (4.76%) Algorithmic Trading
15 38 (4.64%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 255 (31.14%) Java
2 163 (19.90%) SQL
3 154 (18.80%) JavaScript
4 139 (16.97%) Python
5 107 (13.06%) C#
6 99 (12.09%) Java 8
7 68 (8.30%) C++
8 53 (6.47%) Ruby
9 49 (5.98%) Scala
10 37 (4.52%) TypeScript
11 35 (4.27%) ES6
12 28 (3.42%) Go
13 23 (2.81%) Bash Shell
14 16 (1.95%) Perl
15 15 (1.83%) Elixir
16 14 (1.71%) PowerShell
17 13 (1.59%) C
17 13 (1.59%) PHP
18 11 (1.34%) R
19 9 (1.10%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 96 (11.72%) Degree
2 13 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (1.10%) CISM
3 9 (1.10%) CISSP
4 7 (0.85%) CEH
4 7 (0.85%) PhD
5 6 (0.73%) CRISC
6 4 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (0.49%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.49%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.37%) CCNP
7 3 (0.37%) MCSE
7 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.24%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.12%) PMP
9 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.42%) QA
2 10 (1.22%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.49%) COBIT
4 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.37%) SLA
5 2 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.24%) EMIR
5 2 (0.24%) MiFID
5 2 (0.24%) PMO
6 1 (0.12%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.12%) GDPR
6 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 102 (12.45%) Docker
2 9 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.85%) HDFS
4 4 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.37%) zsh
6 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.12%) iptables
6 1 (0.12%) LXC
6 1 (0.12%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 67 (8.18%) Kubernetes
2 52 (6.35%) Ansible
3 42 (5.13%) Puppet
4 35 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (3.42%) Terraform
6 10 (1.22%) Mesos
7 8 (0.98%) Consul
7 8 (0.98%) Prometheus
8 6 (0.73%) Grafana
9 5 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (0.61%) linkerd
9 5 (0.61%) Packer
9 5 (0.61%) Rancher
10 4 (0.49%) Oozie
11 3 (0.37%) Icinga
11 3 (0.37%) Jamf Pro
11 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.37%) Salt
12 2 (0.24%) Nagios
12 2 (0.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (6.96%) Microsoft
2 34 (4.15%) Oracle
3 28 (3.42%) TIBCO
4 26 (3.17%) Google
5 24 (2.93%) StreamBase
6 20 (2.44%) Tableau
7 12 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.22%) Adobe
9 6 (0.73%) Citrix
9 6 (0.73%) Talend
9 6 (0.73%) VMware
10 5 (0.61%) Avaloq
10 5 (0.61%) FNZ
10 5 (0.61%) Splunk
10 5 (0.61%) Zend
11 4 (0.49%) Ariba
11 4 (0.49%) Cisco
11 4 (0.49%) HP
11 4 (0.49%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.49%) SEEBURGER