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

Financial Technology (FinTech)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 20 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 628 437 1,059
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 10.16% 10.71% 10.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.83% 11.29% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 607 401 982
10th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -
75th Percentile £97,500 £94,375 £85,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £110,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £82,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -

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 5,798 3,869 9,289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.77% 94.81% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5,195 3,400 8,114
10th Percentile £42,750 £45,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £108,750 £103,750 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -

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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

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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

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Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Fintech in the City of London over the 6 months to 2 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Fintech in the City of London

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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 2 December 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 £77,500 -
Fintech
Central London

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 222 (35.35%) Java
2 218 (34.71%) Finance
3 171 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (22.29%) AWS
5 120 (19.11%) JavaScript
6 119 (18.95%) Docker
7 118 (18.79%) Kubernetes
8 115 (18.31%) Python
9 105 (16.72%) SQL
9 105 (16.72%) DevOps
10 98 (15.61%) React
11 96 (15.29%) Social Skills
12 95 (15.13%) Microservices
13 82 (13.06%) Azure
14 77 (12.26%) Full Stack Development
15 75 (11.94%) Data Science
16 74 (11.78%) Analytics
17 69 (10.99%) Node.js
18 67 (10.67%) Software Engineering
19 65 (10.35%) Banking
20 64 (10.19%) Spring
20 64 (10.19%) Artificial Intelligence
20 64 (10.19%) QA
21 58 (9.24%) TypeScript
22 57 (9.08%) Spring Boot
23 56 (8.92%) .NET
24 54 (8.60%) Kafka
25 50 (7.96%) SaaS
26 48 (7.64%) Test Automation
27 47 (7.48%) Scrum

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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 10 (1.59%) Apache Spark
2 7 (1.11%) Confluence
3 3 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.16%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.16%) CMS
4 1 (0.16%) IIS
4 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.16%) SAS
4 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.16%) Traefik
4 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (2.07%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (0.80%) Figma
2 5 (0.80%) Sketch
3 3 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.48%) InVision
4 2 (0.32%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.16%) InDesign
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.48%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 140 (22.29%) AWS
2 82 (13.06%) Azure
3 50 (7.96%) SaaS
4 39 (6.21%) GCP
5 28 (4.46%) Serverless
6 11 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (1.75%) Snowflake
7 10 (1.59%) Amazon S3
7 10 (1.59%) dbt
7 10 (1.59%) IaaS
7 10 (1.59%) Matillion
7 10 (1.59%) PaaS
8 7 (1.11%) Power Platform
9 6 (0.96%) Fivetran
10 5 (0.80%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (0.80%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 5 (0.80%) GitHub
11 3 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.32%) DigitalOcean
12 2 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.48%) Firewall
2 1 (0.16%) DNS
2 1 (0.16%) LAN
2 1 (0.16%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (0.16%) SAN
2 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.66%) MongoDB
2 22 (3.50%) Big Data
2 22 (3.50%) NoSQL
3 21 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (3.34%) MySQL
4 19 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 16 (2.55%) Hadoop
6 15 (2.39%) Flink
6 15 (2.39%) Redis
7 13 (2.07%) Amazon Redshift
7 13 (2.07%) Blockchain
8 7 (1.11%) Looker
8 7 (1.11%) Power BI
9 6 (0.96%) Tableau
10 5 (0.80%) Electronic Patient Records
10 5 (0.80%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.64%) BigQuery
11 4 (0.64%) Data Lake
11 4 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (5.89%) Jenkins
2 33 (5.25%) Git (software)
3 31 (4.94%) Cypress.io
4 26 (4.14%) Cucumber
5 20 (3.18%) Selenium
6 18 (2.87%) Postman
7 14 (2.23%) Protractor
8 13 (2.07%) GitLab
8 13 (2.07%) JIRA
9 8 (1.27%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.96%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.96%) WebDriver
11 5 (0.80%) Appium
11 5 (0.80%) Calabash
11 5 (0.80%) JUnit
12 4 (0.64%) JMeter
12 4 (0.64%) LoadRunner
12 4 (0.64%) Maven
13 3 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.48%) IntelliJ
General
1 218 (34.71%) Finance
2 96 (15.29%) Social Skills
3 65 (10.35%) Banking
4 25 (3.98%) Marketing
5 20 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (2.23%) Front Office
7 12 (1.91%) Electronics
7 12 (1.91%) Games
7 12 (1.91%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.91%) Public Sector
7 12 (1.91%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.59%) Retail
9 5 (0.80%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.64%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (0.48%) Back Office
11 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.48%) Legal
11 3 (0.48%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.32%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (0.32%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 274 (43.63%) Developer
2 107 (17.04%) Java Developer
3 78 (12.42%) Senior Developer
4 63 (10.03%) Java Developer - Fintech
5 45 (7.17%) Python Developer
6 44 (7.01%) Senior Java Developer
7 43 (6.85%) Full Stack Developer
7 43 (6.85%) Node.js Developer
8 40 (6.37%) Python Developer - Fintech
9 37 (5.89%) DevOps Engineer
10 35 (5.57%) React Developer
11 28 (4.46%) .NET Developer
12 27 (4.30%) QA Engineer
13 24 (3.82%) Core Java Developer
14 23 (3.66%) Analyst
15 21 (3.34%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
15 21 (3.34%) JavaScript Developer
16 20 (3.18%) Support Engineer
17 19 (3.03%) AWS Developer
17 19 (3.03%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (15.61%) React
2 69 (10.99%) Node.js
3 64 (10.19%) Spring
4 57 (9.08%) Spring Boot
5 56 (8.92%) .NET
6 54 (8.60%) Kafka
7 46 (7.32%) HTML
8 38 (6.05%) CSS
9 36 (5.73%) AngularJS
10 33 (5.25%) HTML5
10 33 (5.25%) REST
11 31 (4.94%) XML
12 21 (3.34%) Pandas
13 20 (3.18%) NumPy
14 19 (3.03%) .NET Core
14 19 (3.03%) Redux
15 18 (2.87%) Web Services
16 15 (2.39%) jQuery
16 15 (2.39%) RESTful
17 14 (2.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.21%) User Experience
2 37 (5.89%) Hedge funds
3 30 (4.78%) Data Structures
4 28 (4.46%) Algorithms
5 27 (4.30%) Derivative
6 26 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.55%) Fixed Income
8 14 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (2.23%) OTC Derivatives
9 13 (2.07%) Legacy Systems
10 11 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (1.75%) Reference Data
11 8 (1.27%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.64%) Social Media
13 3 (0.48%) PMI
14 2 (0.32%) Cloud Native
14 2 (0.32%) Clustering
14 2 (0.32%) Credit Risk
14 2 (0.32%) Legacy Code
15 1 (0.16%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 32 (5.10%) Linux
2 8 (1.27%) Unix
2 8 (1.27%) Windows
3 4 (0.64%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.16%) Android
5 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.16%) VMS
5 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (27.23%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (16.72%) DevOps
3 95 (15.13%) Microservices
4 77 (12.26%) Full Stack Development
5 75 (11.94%) Data Science
6 74 (11.78%) Analytics
7 67 (10.67%) Software Engineering
8 64 (10.19%) Artificial Intelligence
9 48 (7.64%) Test Automation
10 47 (7.48%) Scrum
11 38 (6.05%) Multithreading
12 34 (5.41%) API Testing
13 32 (5.10%) Infrastructure as Code
14 31 (4.94%) Computer Science
14 31 (4.94%) TDD
15 28 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
16 25 (3.98%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (3.98%) Coaching
16 25 (3.98%) Decision-Making
16 25 (3.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 222 (35.35%) Java
2 120 (19.11%) JavaScript
3 115 (18.31%) Python
4 105 (16.72%) SQL
5 58 (9.24%) TypeScript
6 41 (6.53%) Java 8
7 39 (6.21%) C#
8 24 (3.82%) T-SQL
9 22 (3.50%) Scala
10 17 (2.71%) Bash Shell
11 16 (2.55%) Go
12 14 (2.23%) Kotlin
13 9 (1.43%) PHP
13 9 (1.43%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.11%) Ruby
15 4 (0.64%) C
16 3 (0.48%) R
16 3 (0.48%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.32%) C++
17 2 (0.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (5.73%) Degree
2 16 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.48%) CCNA
3 3 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (0.48%) PMI Certification
3 3 (0.48%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.32%) CSPO
4 2 (0.32%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.16%) CISM
5 1 (0.16%) CISMP
5 1 (0.16%) CISSP
5 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (10.19%) QA
2 6 (0.96%) Accessibility
3 4 (0.64%) PMO
4 3 (0.48%) GDPR
4 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) IFRS
6 1 (0.16%) MiFID
6 1 (0.16%) NIST
6 1 (0.16%) PSD2
6 1 (0.16%) SOC 2
System Software
1 119 (18.95%) Docker
2 3 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.48%) ISA Server
2 3 (0.48%) LXC
3 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.16%) vSphere
4 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 118 (18.79%) Kubernetes
2 46 (7.32%) Terraform
3 11 (1.75%) Ansible
4 8 (1.27%) Grafana
5 7 (1.11%) Prometheus
6 6 (0.96%) Puppet
7 3 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.32%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.32%) Salt
9 1 (0.16%) Control-M
9 1 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.16%) Mesos
9 1 (0.16%) Nagios
9 1 (0.16%) Packer
9 1 (0.16%) SCCM
9 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.16%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 12 (1.91%) Google
2 12 (1.91%) SAP
3 6 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (0.80%) Informatica
4 5 (0.80%) Oracle
4 5 (0.80%) SnapLogic
4 5 (0.80%) Splunk
4 5 (0.80%) Talend
5 4 (0.64%) VMware
6 3 (0.48%) Databricks
6 3 (0.48%) Solace
7 2 (0.32%) LogRhythm
7 2 (0.32%) Okta
7 2 (0.32%) Sybase
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe
8 1 (0.16%) HP