Period
to 5 December 2019

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 5 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 27 27
Rank change year-on-year +10 0 +46
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 1,068 892 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.75% 7.94% 7.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.48% 8.58% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 981 817 691
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%

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 9,300 10,393 9,548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.60% 92.56% 93.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8,029 9,273 8,641
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +1.69%
10th Percentile £37,950 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% 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 5 December 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 5 December 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
London Bridge - 5 £90,000 -
Moorgate - 1 £75,000 -
Fintech
Central London

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 506 (47.38%) Finance
2 497 (46.54%) Agile Software Development
3 306 (28.65%) Java
4 241 (22.57%) Python
5 218 (20.41%) SQL
6 199 (18.63%) AWS
7 196 (18.35%) Banking
8 174 (16.29%) JavaScript
9 165 (15.45%) DevOps
10 161 (15.07%) Scrum
11 157 (14.70%) Docker
12 151 (14.14%) .NET
13 146 (13.67%) C#
14 145 (13.58%) Microservices
15 144 (13.48%) Degree
16 138 (12.92%) TDD
17 114 (10.67%) Computer Science
18 104 (9.74%) Linux
19 100 (9.36%) Kubernetes
20 98 (9.18%) HTML
21 93 (8.71%) Greenfield Project
22 91 (8.52%) AngularJS
23 85 (7.96%) Git (software)
23 85 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
23 85 (7.96%) SQL Server
23 85 (7.96%) Microsoft
23 85 (7.96%) Spring
24 84 (7.87%) CSS
25 83 (7.77%) REST
26 79 (7.40%) Continuous Integration

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 23 (2.15%) Confluence
2 21 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (1.87%) nginx
4 15 (1.40%) Apache Spark
5 9 (0.84%) OpenStack
5 9 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.56%) Apache
7 5 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (0.37%) Apache TomEE
8 4 (0.37%) IIS
8 4 (0.37%) JBoss
9 3 (0.28%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.19%) CMS
10 2 (0.19%) Luigi
10 2 (0.19%) SAS
10 2 (0.19%) Zope
11 1 (0.094%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.094%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 33 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.47%) Sketch
5 4 (0.37%) InVision
5 4 (0.37%) Zeplin
6 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.094%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.094%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.75%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.094%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.094%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 199 (18.63%) AWS
2 71 (6.65%) GCP
3 67 (6.27%) Azure
4 53 (4.96%) SaaS
5 38 (3.56%) Power Platform
6 21 (1.97%) AWS CloudFormation
6 21 (1.97%) Office 365
7 17 (1.59%) Firebase
8 14 (1.31%) PaaS
9 13 (1.22%) Serverless
10 12 (1.12%) IaaS
11 9 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (0.66%) GitHub
13 6 (0.56%) Amazon ECS
13 6 (0.56%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.47%) Apple Pay
14 5 (0.47%) Datadog
14 5 (0.47%) Google Pay
14 5 (0.47%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.50%) DNS
2 14 (1.31%) HTTP
3 12 (1.12%) Firewall
4 11 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.84%) Internet
6 8 (0.75%) LAN
7 7 (0.66%) VPN
8 6 (0.56%) Network Security
8 6 (0.56%) WAN
8 6 (0.56%) Wireless
9 5 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (0.47%) SSL
9 5 (0.47%) VLAN
9 5 (0.47%) WLAN
10 4 (0.37%) SAN
11 3 (0.28%) DHCP
12 2 (0.19%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.19%) WebEx
13 1 (0.094%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 1 (0.094%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 70 (6.55%) PostgreSQL
3 59 (5.52%) MySQL
4 50 (4.68%) Big Data
5 38 (3.56%) Power BI
6 35 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 33 (3.09%) NoSQL
8 32 (3.00%) Relational Database
9 23 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (2.15%) MongoDB
10 21 (1.97%) Blockchain
11 19 (1.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 19 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 18 (1.69%) Looker
12 18 (1.69%) Pentaho
13 17 (1.59%) Hadoop
14 16 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (1.22%) Redis
16 10 (0.94%) RDBMS
17 7 (0.66%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 85 (7.96%) Git (software)
2 76 (7.12%) Jenkins
3 44 (4.12%) JIRA
4 41 (3.84%) Selenium
5 25 (2.34%) Cucumber
6 23 (2.15%) Bitbucket
6 23 (2.15%) Maven
7 22 (2.06%) JUnit
8 21 (1.97%) TeamCity
9 19 (1.78%) WebDriver
10 17 (1.59%) Crashlytics
10 17 (1.59%) Mockito
11 15 (1.40%) SpecFlow
12 13 (1.22%) GoCD
13 12 (1.12%) webpack
14 9 (0.84%) Gradle
14 9 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (0.84%) Subversion
14 9 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 506 (47.38%) Finance
2 196 (18.35%) Banking
3 70 (6.55%) Marketing
4 54 (5.06%) Advertising
5 29 (2.72%) Retail
6 17 (1.59%) Games
7 14 (1.31%) Front Office
8 9 (0.84%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.75%) Retail Banking
10 7 (0.66%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.66%) Law
10 7 (0.66%) Legal
10 7 (0.66%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.19%) French Language
11 2 (0.19%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.19%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.19%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.19%) Public Sector
11 2 (0.19%) Publishing
11 2 (0.19%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 468 (43.82%) Developer
2 128 (11.99%) Senior Developer
3 120 (11.24%) Java Developer
4 104 (9.74%) Analyst
5 67 (6.27%) Python Developer
6 58 (5.43%) .NET Developer
7 56 (5.24%) C# Developer
8 54 (5.06%) Business Analyst
9 52 (4.87%) DevOps Engineer
10 50 (4.68%) Java Developer - Fintech
11 49 (4.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 40 (3.75%) JavaScript Developer
12 40 (3.75%) React Developer
13 38 (3.56%) Python Engineer
14 36 (3.37%) Lead Developer
15 33 (3.09%) Python Developer - Fintech
16 26 (2.43%) Full Stack Developer
16 26 (2.43%) Project Manager
16 26 (2.43%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 26 (2.43%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (14.14%) .NET
2 98 (9.18%) HTML
3 91 (8.52%) AngularJS
4 85 (7.96%) Spring
5 84 (7.87%) CSS
6 83 (7.77%) REST
7 77 (7.21%) React
8 65 (6.09%) Spring Boot
9 64 (5.99%) RESTful
10 57 (5.34%) ASP.NET
11 54 (5.06%) Web Services
12 48 (4.49%) Node.js
13 45 (4.21%) Kafka
14 40 (3.75%) HTML5
15 39 (3.65%) .NET Core
16 37 (3.46%) Django
17 33 (3.09%) GraphQL
18 31 (2.90%) React Native
19 27 (2.53%) .NET Framework
20 26 (2.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 93 (8.71%) Greenfield Project
2 85 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (6.93%) User Experience
4 46 (4.31%) Mobile App
5 22 (2.06%) Data Centre
6 21 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
7 20 (1.87%) Hedge funds
8 19 (1.78%) Data Structures
9 16 (1.50%) Algorithms
9 16 (1.50%) Fixed Income
10 14 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 12 (1.12%) Mobile Payment
12 11 (1.03%) Derivative
12 11 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (0.84%) Cloud Native
13 9 (0.84%) Spread Betting
14 8 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (0.75%) Reinsurance
15 7 (0.66%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 104 (9.74%) Linux
2 53 (4.96%) Android
3 44 (4.12%) Apple iOS
4 40 (3.75%) Windows
5 24 (2.25%) Unix
6 15 (1.40%) Windows 10
6 15 (1.40%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.03%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.75%) CentOS
10 5 (0.47%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.19%) Debian
11 2 (0.19%) Fedora
11 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.094%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (46.54%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (15.45%) DevOps
3 161 (15.07%) Scrum
4 145 (13.58%) Microservices
5 138 (12.92%) TDD
6 114 (10.67%) Computer Science
7 79 (7.40%) Continuous Integration
8 78 (7.30%) Software Engineering
9 70 (6.55%) Test Automation
10 64 (5.99%) Problem-Solving
11 55 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
12 51 (4.78%) BDD
12 51 (4.78%) Mentoring
13 50 (4.68%) SDLC
14 49 (4.59%) Data Science
14 49 (4.59%) ETL
15 48 (4.49%) Analytics
16 47 (4.40%) Front End Development
17 45 (4.21%) Kanban
18 44 (4.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 306 (28.65%) Java
2 241 (22.57%) Python
3 218 (20.41%) SQL
4 174 (16.29%) JavaScript
5 146 (13.67%) C#
6 66 (6.18%) Java 8
7 62 (5.81%) Kotlin
8 47 (4.40%) Bash Shell
9 39 (3.65%) Scala
10 31 (2.90%) TypeScript
11 26 (2.43%) Go
11 26 (2.43%) PowerShell
12 25 (2.34%) R
12 25 (2.34%) Ruby
13 23 (2.15%) Apple Swift
14 19 (1.78%) Objective-C
15 16 (1.50%) T-SQL
16 15 (1.40%) C
17 14 (1.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 13 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 144 (13.48%) Degree
2 50 (4.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.75%) CISSP
4 7 (0.66%) ISTQB
4 7 (0.66%) TOGAF Certification
5 6 (0.56%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.47%) PMP
7 4 (0.37%) PhD
8 3 (0.28%) ISEB
9 2 (0.19%) CFA
9 2 (0.19%) MCSE
9 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.094%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.094%) CEH
10 1 (0.094%) CISM
10 1 (0.094%) CRISC
10 1 (0.094%) GPEN
10 1 (0.094%) GWAPT
10 1 (0.094%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.34%) QA
2 17 (1.59%) PMO
3 9 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.75%) SLA
5 5 (0.47%) Actionable Recommendations
5 5 (0.47%) COBIT
5 5 (0.47%) NIST
5 5 (0.47%) SEPA
6 4 (0.37%) EMIR
6 4 (0.37%) MiFID
7 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.094%) Basel III
8 1 (0.094%) GAAP
8 1 (0.094%) GDPR
8 1 (0.094%) IFRS
8 1 (0.094%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.094%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.094%) PSD2
System Software
1 157 (14.70%) Docker
2 20 (1.87%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.47%) vSphere
4 5 (0.47%) Xen
5 4 (0.37%) OpenAM
5 4 (0.37%) OpenDJ
5 4 (0.37%) OpenIDM
5 4 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.28%) HDFS
6 3 (0.28%) KVM
7 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.19%) oVirt
7 2 (0.19%) QEMU
7 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.094%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.094%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.094%) LXC
8 1 (0.094%) NFS
Systems Management
1 100 (9.36%) Kubernetes
2 72 (6.74%) Terraform
3 54 (5.06%) Ansible
4 24 (2.25%) Puppet
5 20 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (1.40%) Packer
7 10 (0.94%) Salt
8 8 (0.75%) Prometheus
9 5 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (0.47%) Nagios
9 5 (0.47%) Rancher
10 4 (0.37%) Grafana
10 4 (0.37%) Graphite
10 4 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
10 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (0.28%) Thomson Reuters DACS
12 2 (0.19%) SELinux
12 2 (0.19%) SQL Sentry
12 2 (0.19%) vCenter Server
13 1 (0.094%) Mesos
Vendors
1 85 (7.96%) Microsoft
2 46 (4.31%) Google
3 32 (3.00%) Oracle
4 25 (2.34%) Tableau
5 18 (1.69%) Informatica
6 17 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (1.22%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 13 (1.22%) Talend
7 13 (1.22%) VMware
8 8 (0.75%) Atlassian
9 7 (0.66%) New Relic
9 7 (0.66%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.56%) IBM
11 5 (0.47%) AppDynamics
11 5 (0.47%) Splunk
12 4 (0.37%) Cisco
12 4 (0.37%) ForgeRock
12 4 (0.37%) Spotify
13 3 (0.28%) Adobe
13 3 (0.28%) F5