Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 15 14 19
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 655 576 1,005
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 11.70% 11.07% 9.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.27% 11.73% 10.40%
Number of salaries quoted 632 535 944
10th Percentile £48,750 £51,750 £46,250
25th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +7.69%
75th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £115,000 £98,750
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £77,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +9.68% +10.71% +7.69%

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 5,337 4,910 9,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.37% 94.37% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4,780 4,303 8,616
10th Percentile £42,999 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £66,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +5.26% +2.31%
75th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

Fintech
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

Fintech
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

Fintech
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Fintech in the City of London over the 6 months to 3 August 2021.

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 3 August 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 1 £50,000 -44.44%
Fintech
Central London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 240 (36.64%) Java
2 196 (29.92%) Finance
3 185 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
4 178 (27.18%) AWS
5 168 (25.65%) DevOps
6 164 (25.04%) Kubernetes
7 147 (22.44%) Docker
8 130 (19.85%) JavaScript
9 118 (18.02%) React
10 117 (17.86%) Microservices
11 107 (16.34%) Azure
11 107 (16.34%) Terraform
12 102 (15.57%) Python
13 95 (14.50%) Banking
14 93 (14.20%) Jenkins
15 86 (13.13%) Kafka
16 85 (12.98%) Social Skills
17 78 (11.91%) Software Engineering
18 76 (11.60%) SQL
19 75 (11.45%) Full Stack Development
20 73 (11.15%) QA
21 69 (10.53%) TDD
21 69 (10.53%) Infrastructure as Code
22 66 (10.08%) Ansible
23 64 (9.77%) Spring
24 63 (9.62%) Node.js
25 62 (9.47%) Test Automation
26 61 (9.31%) TypeScript
27 58 (8.85%) C#
28 57 (8.70%) AngularJS

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 (2.90%) Apache Spark
2 4 (0.61%) Confluence
2 4 (0.61%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.31%) CMS
4 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.15%) Apache
5 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.15%) Traefik
5 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (2.44%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (0.61%) Figma
2 4 (0.61%) Sketch
3 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.31%) Adobe XD
3 2 (0.31%) InVision
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.46%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.31%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.15%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 178 (27.18%) AWS
2 107 (16.34%) Azure
3 53 (8.09%) GCP
4 31 (4.73%) SaaS
5 23 (3.51%) Serverless
6 17 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
7 15 (2.29%) AWS Lambda
8 12 (1.83%) PaaS
9 11 (1.68%) IaaS
10 9 (1.37%) Amazon S3
11 8 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (1.22%) Matillion
12 7 (1.07%) Amazon ECS
12 7 (1.07%) Microsoft 365
13 6 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (0.76%) Amazon EKS
14 5 (0.76%) CloudBees
14 5 (0.76%) Snowflake
15 3 (0.46%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 3 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.46%) Multicast
3 2 (0.31%) Firewall
3 2 (0.31%) HTTP
3 2 (0.31%) VLAN
4 1 (0.15%) BGP
4 1 (0.15%) LAN
4 1 (0.15%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.15%) OSPF
4 1 (0.15%) SAN
4 1 (0.15%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (0.15%) VPN
4 1 (0.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.73%) Hadoop
2 30 (4.58%) Big Data
3 16 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.14%) Flink
4 14 (2.14%) MySQL
4 14 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (1.98%) Blockchain
6 12 (1.83%) SQL Server
7 10 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (1.53%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.37%) Redis
9 7 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
10 5 (0.76%) Amazon Aurora
10 5 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.61%) Data Lake
11 4 (0.61%) Tableau
12 3 (0.46%) CockroachDB
Development Applications
1 93 (14.20%) Jenkins
2 50 (7.63%) Git (software)
3 44 (6.72%) Selenium
4 39 (5.95%) CircleCI
5 33 (5.04%) Cucumber
6 30 (4.58%) Postman
7 26 (3.97%) Cypress.io
8 17 (2.60%) WebDriver
9 14 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (2.14%) SpecFlow
10 13 (1.98%) Travis CI
11 12 (1.83%) JIRA
12 10 (1.53%) GitLab
13 9 (1.37%) Maven
14 8 (1.22%) NUnit
15 6 (0.92%) TeamCity
16 5 (0.76%) Babel
16 5 (0.76%) webpack
17 4 (0.61%) JUnit
18 3 (0.46%) IntelliJ
General
1 196 (29.92%) Finance
2 95 (14.50%) Banking
3 85 (12.98%) Social Skills
4 19 (2.90%) Front Office
5 14 (2.14%) Marketing
6 13 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (1.83%) Organisational Skills
8 10 (1.53%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.92%) Legal
9 6 (0.92%) Retail
10 5 (0.76%) Billing
11 4 (0.61%) Electronics
11 4 (0.61%) Law
11 4 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.61%) Public Sector
11 4 (0.61%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 282 (43.05%) Developer
2 113 (17.25%) Java Developer
3 79 (12.06%) DevOps Engineer
4 75 (11.45%) Senior Developer
5 67 (10.23%) Java Developer - Fintech
6 51 (7.79%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
7 45 (6.87%) Full Stack Developer
7 45 (6.87%) React Developer
8 43 (6.56%) Senior DevOps
8 43 (6.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 36 (5.50%) Software Engineer
10 34 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
11 33 (5.04%) Node.js Developer
12 26 (3.97%) .NET Developer
12 26 (3.97%) AWS Engineer
13 25 (3.82%) Python Developer
14 24 (3.66%) Core Java Developer
15 23 (3.51%) Java Engineer
15 23 (3.51%) Platform Engineer
15 23 (3.51%) Python Developer - Fintech
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (18.02%) React
2 86 (13.13%) Kafka
3 64 (9.77%) Spring
4 63 (9.62%) Node.js
5 57 (8.70%) AngularJS
6 52 (7.94%) Spring Boot
7 48 (7.33%) .NET
8 43 (6.56%) CSS
9 38 (5.80%) Redux
10 35 (5.34%) REST
11 32 (4.89%) Web Services
12 30 (4.58%) HTML
13 19 (2.90%) ASP.NET
14 18 (2.75%) .NET Core
15 16 (2.44%) Sass
16 13 (1.98%) HTML5
17 12 (1.83%) Angular 2
18 11 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web API
18 11 (1.68%) Hibernate
18 11 (1.68%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.11%) Data Structures
2 34 (5.19%) Derivative
3 30 (4.58%) User Experience
4 29 (4.43%) Algorithms
5 24 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
6 23 (3.51%) Fixed Income
7 19 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (2.29%) Hedge funds
8 15 (2.29%) Legacy Systems
9 13 (1.98%) OTC Derivatives
10 12 (1.83%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (0.76%) Clustering
12 5 (0.76%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.61%) Reference Data
14 3 (0.46%) Bitcoin
14 3 (0.46%) Cloud Native
14 3 (0.46%) Management Information System
15 2 (0.31%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 55 (8.40%) Linux
2 15 (2.29%) Windows
3 9 (1.37%) CentOS
3 9 (1.37%) Ubuntu
3 9 (1.37%) Unix
4 5 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.61%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.31%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (25.65%) DevOps
3 117 (17.86%) Microservices
4 78 (11.91%) Software Engineering
5 75 (11.45%) Full Stack Development
6 69 (10.53%) Infrastructure as Code
6 69 (10.53%) TDD
7 62 (9.47%) Test Automation
8 56 (8.55%) Artificial Intelligence
9 44 (6.72%) Front End Development
10 43 (6.56%) Data Science
11 40 (6.11%) Analytics
12 35 (5.34%) Multithreading
13 34 (5.19%) OO
14 30 (4.58%) SDET
15 29 (4.43%) Coaching
15 29 (4.43%) Mentoring
15 29 (4.43%) Software Testing
16 28 (4.27%) API Testing
16 28 (4.27%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 240 (36.64%) Java
2 130 (19.85%) JavaScript
3 102 (15.57%) Python
4 76 (11.60%) SQL
5 61 (9.31%) TypeScript
6 58 (8.85%) C#
7 50 (7.63%) Java 8
8 29 (4.43%) Go
9 26 (3.97%) Kotlin
10 20 (3.05%) PowerShell
11 17 (2.60%) Bash Shell
12 13 (1.98%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.68%) Scala
14 10 (1.53%) Java 11
15 9 (1.37%) Apex Code
15 9 (1.37%) Ruby
15 9 (1.37%) SOQL
16 8 (1.22%) C++
17 7 (1.07%) PHP
18 4 (0.61%) ES6
Qualifications
1 18 (2.75%) Degree
2 11 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.46%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.31%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.31%) PhD
5 1 (0.15%) CCIE
5 1 (0.15%) CCNP
5 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.15%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (11.15%) QA
2 6 (0.92%) Accessibility
3 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.46%) PMO
4 2 (0.31%) GDPR
4 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) MiFID
5 1 (0.15%) NIST
System Software
1 147 (22.44%) Docker
2 8 (1.22%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.46%) OpenAM
3 3 (0.46%) OpenDJ
4 2 (0.31%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.31%) LXC
4 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.31%) Xen
5 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.15%) XenApp
5 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 164 (25.04%) Kubernetes
2 107 (16.34%) Terraform
3 66 (10.08%) Ansible
4 40 (6.11%) Puppet
5 19 (2.90%) Prometheus
6 17 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.76%) Nagios
7 5 (0.76%) Packer
8 3 (0.46%) Mesos
8 3 (0.46%) Salt
9 2 (0.31%) Grafana
9 2 (0.31%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 15 (2.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (1.37%) Google
4 8 (1.22%) PayPal
5 6 (0.92%) Talend
6 5 (0.76%) Informatica
6 5 (0.76%) SAP
6 5 (0.76%) SnapLogic
6 5 (0.76%) Splunk
6 5 (0.76%) VMware
7 4 (0.61%) Oracle
8 3 (0.46%) AppDynamics
8 3 (0.46%) ForgeRock
8 3 (0.46%) IBM
8 3 (0.46%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.46%) Solace
9 2 (0.31%) New Relic
9 2 (0.31%) Okta
10 1 (0.15%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.15%) Palo Alto