Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 35 75
Rank change year-on-year +10 +40 +165
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 879 622 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.04% 6.10% 3.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.53% 12.60% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 814 590 456
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.64% -2.08%
10th Percentile £41,250 £30,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £96,250 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% -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 5,319 4,935 6,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 48.63% 48.42% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4,776 4,409 5,686
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,750 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.58% +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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -1 2 £68,750 +1.85%
Fintech
Central London

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 481 (54.72%) Finance
2 345 (39.25%) Agile Software Development
3 303 (34.47%) Java
4 182 (20.71%) TDD
5 178 (20.25%) SQL
6 166 (18.89%) JavaScript
7 138 (15.70%) DevOps
8 116 (13.20%) Software Engineering
9 114 (12.97%) C#
9 114 (12.97%) Python
10 113 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
11 111 (12.63%) Microservices
12 108 (12.29%) .NET
13 107 (12.17%) Degree
14 100 (11.38%) Banking
14 100 (11.38%) Greenfield Project
15 97 (11.04%) HTML
15 97 (11.04%) AngularJS
16 93 (10.58%) Hedge funds
16 93 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
16 93 (10.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 90 (10.24%) Multithreading
18 88 (10.01%) Linux
19 87 (9.90%) Algorithmic Trading
19 87 (9.90%) Java 8
20 80 (9.10%) CSS
21 78 (8.87%) Web Services
22 77 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
23 71 (8.08%) Docker
23 71 (8.08%) Problem-Solving

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 31 (3.53%) Apache Spark
2 23 (2.62%) Ethereum
3 14 (1.59%) WebLogic
4 11 (1.25%) SAS
5 7 (0.80%) WebSphere
6 6 (0.68%) Apache
6 6 (0.68%) Confluence
7 5 (0.57%) IIS
8 4 (0.46%) CMS
8 4 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.46%) Mule
8 4 (0.46%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.34%) JBoss
9 3 (0.34%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.23%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.11%) Jupyter
11 1 (0.11%) nginx
11 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.57%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.23%) Mingle
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (1.82%) Ripple
2 5 (0.57%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.23%) RMDS
5 1 (0.11%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.11%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 113 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.62%) Serverless
4 19 (2.16%) SaaS
5 18 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (1.25%) GitHub
7 10 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (1.02%) CloudFront
9 8 (0.91%) Heroku
10 7 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.57%) PaaS
12 4 (0.46%) Office 365
13 3 (0.34%) G Suite
14 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.23%) iPaaS
14 2 (0.23%) npm
14 2 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 2 (0.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.16%) TCP/IP
2 14 (1.59%) Firewall
3 13 (1.48%) FIX Connectivity
4 7 (0.80%) HTTP
5 6 (0.68%) DNS
5 6 (0.68%) VPN
6 5 (0.57%) Internet
6 5 (0.57%) WAN
7 4 (0.46%) FTP
7 4 (0.46%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.46%) Multicast
7 4 (0.46%) Network Security
8 3 (0.34%) AMQP
8 3 (0.34%) DSL
8 3 (0.34%) LAN
8 3 (0.34%) Skype
8 3 (0.34%) SSL
8 3 (0.34%) VLAN
8 3 (0.34%) VoIP
9 2 (0.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (7.39%) Blockchain
2 58 (6.60%) SQL Server
3 48 (5.46%) Big Data
4 32 (3.64%) MySQL
4 32 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 30 (3.41%) Relational Database
6 24 (2.73%) Redis
7 21 (2.39%) MongoDB
8 20 (2.28%) Hadoop
9 18 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (1.25%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (1.02%) Power BI
14 7 (0.80%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (0.68%) Data Lake
15 6 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 55 (6.26%) Git (software)
2 41 (4.66%) Jenkins
3 37 (4.21%) Maven
4 36 (4.10%) Gradle
5 23 (2.62%) JIRA
6 19 (2.16%) Selenium
7 17 (1.93%) JUnit
8 15 (1.71%) TeamCity
9 11 (1.25%) NUnit
10 10 (1.14%) CircleCI
11 9 (1.02%) WebDriver
12 8 (0.91%) Cucumber
12 8 (0.91%) Mockito
12 8 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (0.80%) gulp
13 7 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 7 (0.80%) Visual Studio
14 6 (0.68%) SpecFlow
15 5 (0.57%) Jasmine
15 5 (0.57%) Mocha
General
1 481 (54.72%) Finance
2 100 (11.38%) Banking
3 37 (4.21%) Front Office
4 26 (2.96%) Investment Banking
4 26 (2.96%) Law
5 23 (2.62%) Financial Institution
6 19 (2.16%) Advertising
7 18 (2.05%) Retail
8 15 (1.71%) Games
9 12 (1.37%) Marketing
10 8 (0.91%) Back Office
10 8 (0.91%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.57%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.46%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.46%) Legal
12 4 (0.46%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.34%) Electronics
13 3 (0.34%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.23%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 406 (46.19%) Developer
2 156 (17.75%) Java Developer
3 80 (9.10%) Java Developer - Fintech
4 76 (8.65%) Analyst
5 51 (5.80%) C# Developer
6 50 (5.69%) Senior Developer
6 50 (5.69%) Software Engineer
7 42 (4.78%) DevOps Engineer
8 41 (4.66%) .NET Developer
9 37 (4.21%) Technical Analyst
10 34 (3.87%) Graduate
10 34 (3.87%) Product Manager
11 33 (3.75%) Blockchain Developer
12 32 (3.64%) C++ Developer
12 32 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
13 31 (3.53%) Implementation Analyst
14 30 (3.41%) C# .NET Developer
14 30 (3.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 28 (3.19%) React Developer
15 28 (3.19%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (12.29%) .NET
2 97 (11.04%) AngularJS
2 97 (11.04%) HTML
3 80 (9.10%) CSS
4 78 (8.87%) Web Services
5 65 (7.39%) REST
6 61 (6.94%) React
7 50 (5.69%) Kafka
8 48 (5.46%) ASP.NET
9 46 (5.23%) Spring
10 42 (4.78%) Node.js
10 42 (4.78%) RESTful
11 41 (4.66%) HTML5
11 41 (4.66%) jQuery
12 39 (4.44%) FIX Protocol
13 38 (4.32%) J2SE
14 34 (3.87%) ASP.NET Web API
15 33 (3.75%) CSS3
16 31 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC
16 31 (3.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 100 (11.38%) Greenfield Project
2 93 (10.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 93 (10.58%) Hedge funds
3 77 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (6.48%) Computer Science
5 44 (5.01%) User Experience
6 36 (4.10%) Mobile App
7 29 (3.30%) Algorithms
8 26 (2.96%) Fixed Income
9 24 (2.73%) Derivative
10 19 (2.16%) Bitcoin
10 19 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
11 17 (1.93%) Digital Currency
11 17 (1.93%) Equities
12 16 (1.82%) Market Risk
13 15 (1.71%) Blackberry
14 14 (1.59%) Management Information System
15 12 (1.37%) Credit Risk
15 12 (1.37%) Data Structures
16 9 (1.02%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 88 (10.01%) Linux
2 50 (5.69%) Windows
3 26 (2.96%) Apple iOS
3 26 (2.96%) Unix
4 20 (2.28%) Android
5 10 (1.14%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.91%) AIX
6 8 (0.91%) CentOS
6 8 (0.91%) HPUX
6 8 (0.91%) Solaris
7 3 (0.34%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.34%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.34%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.23%) VyOS
9 1 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (39.25%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (20.71%) TDD
3 138 (15.70%) DevOps
4 116 (13.20%) Software Engineering
5 111 (12.63%) Microservices
6 93 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
7 90 (10.24%) Multithreading
8 87 (9.90%) Algorithmic Trading
9 71 (8.08%) Problem-Solving
10 65 (7.39%) Scrum
11 64 (7.28%) MVC
12 58 (6.60%) Analytics
12 58 (6.60%) Project Management
13 54 (6.14%) BDD
13 54 (6.14%) Machine Learning
14 53 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
15 48 (5.46%) SDLC
16 45 (5.12%) Low Latency
17 44 (5.01%) Concurrent Programming
18 42 (4.78%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 303 (34.47%) Java
2 178 (20.25%) SQL
3 166 (18.89%) JavaScript
4 114 (12.97%) C#
4 114 (12.97%) Python
5 87 (9.90%) Java 8
6 69 (7.85%) Scala
7 64 (7.28%) C++
8 49 (5.57%) Ruby
9 21 (2.39%) TypeScript
10 20 (2.28%) ES6
11 19 (2.16%) PHP
12 18 (2.05%) Groovy
12 18 (2.05%) Shell Script
13 17 (1.93%) Bash Shell
13 17 (1.93%) R
14 16 (1.82%) Kotlin
15 14 (1.59%) PowerShell
16 13 (1.48%) T-SQL
17 12 (1.37%) Go
Qualifications
1 107 (12.17%) Degree
2 22 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.71%) DBS Check
4 8 (0.91%) CISSP
5 5 (0.57%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.46%) ACCA
6 4 (0.46%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.46%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.34%) CIMA
7 3 (0.34%) MCSE
7 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.23%) CCNP
8 2 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.23%) PhD
8 2 (0.23%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.11%) CISA
9 1 (0.11%) CISM
9 1 (0.11%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (6.26%) QA
2 9 (1.02%) GCP
3 8 (0.91%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.80%) MiFID
5 6 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.34%) GDPR
6 3 (0.34%) PMO
6 3 (0.34%) SEPA
7 2 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.23%) EMIR
8 1 (0.11%) FedRAMP
8 1 (0.11%) GAAP
8 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (8.08%) Docker
2 6 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.57%) HDFS
4 4 (0.46%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.23%) iptables
6 2 (0.23%) LXC
7 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (5.80%) Ansible
2 37 (4.21%) Kubernetes
3 35 (3.98%) Puppet
4 21 (2.39%) Terraform
5 20 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.80%) Consul
7 6 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
7 6 (0.68%) Rancher
7 6 (0.68%) Salt
8 4 (0.46%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.34%) Jamf Pro
9 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.34%) Oozie
10 2 (0.23%) Apache Shiro
10 2 (0.23%) Grafana
10 2 (0.23%) Icinga
10 2 (0.23%) Mesos
10 2 (0.23%) Nagios
10 2 (0.23%) Packer
11 1 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 49 (5.57%) Oracle
2 40 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.07%) TIBCO
4 21 (2.39%) StreamBase
5 18 (2.05%) Google
6 14 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (1.48%) Tableau
8 7 (0.80%) SAP
9 6 (0.68%) Sybase
9 6 (0.68%) VMware
10 5 (0.57%) Citrix
10 5 (0.57%) Splunk
11 4 (0.46%) Ariba
11 4 (0.46%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.46%) Bloomberg
11 4 (0.46%) Cisco
11 4 (0.46%) SEEBURGER
12 3 (0.34%) Facebook
12 3 (0.34%) Hortonworks
12 3 (0.34%) Talend