Period
to 26 November 2020

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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 17 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 0
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 416 1,079 889
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 10.32% 10.80% 8.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.96% 11.52% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 409 1,095 865
Median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £50,000 £45,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £97,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +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 3,796 9,367 10,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.19% 93.74% 92.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3,332 8,091 9,174
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,750 £36,750
90th Percentile £103,750 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £63,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.36% +5.83%

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 26 November 2020.

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 26 November 2020. 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
Moorgate - 4 £67,500 -
Fintech
Central London

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, 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.

1 203 (48.80%) Finance
2 147 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (30.29%) AWS
4 125 (30.05%) DevOps
5 116 (27.88%) Java
6 104 (25.00%) Python
7 81 (19.47%) Banking
8 79 (18.99%) C#
8 79 (18.99%) Kubernetes
9 77 (18.51%) Microservices
10 75 (18.03%) Azure
10 75 (18.03%) .NET
11 71 (17.07%) Docker
12 68 (16.35%) JavaScript
13 63 (15.14%) Greenfield Project
14 61 (14.66%) SQL
15 59 (14.18%) Terraform
16 55 (13.22%) Linux
17 54 (12.98%) Puppet
18 50 (12.02%) Ansible
19 47 (11.30%) React
19 47 (11.30%) REST
20 42 (10.10%) Jenkins
21 41 (9.86%) Software Engineering
21 41 (9.86%) Degree
22 40 (9.62%) Redux
23 39 (9.38%) Infrastructure as Code
23 39 (9.38%) TDD
23 39 (9.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 36 (8.65%) Git (software)

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 11 (2.64%) Confluence
2 10 (2.40%) IIS
3 8 (1.92%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.72%) Mendix
6 2 (0.48%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.24%) CMS
7 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.24%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (2.64%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.72%) Figma
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 126 (30.29%) AWS
2 75 (18.03%) Azure
3 28 (6.73%) GCP
4 24 (5.77%) SaaS
5 19 (4.57%) Serverless
6 14 (3.37%) AWS Lambda
7 13 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (2.16%) PaaS
9 6 (1.44%) Datadog
9 6 (1.44%) GitHub
10 5 (1.20%) IaaS
10 5 (1.20%) npm
11 4 (0.96%) Apigee
12 3 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.72%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (0.72%) Office 365
13 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.48%) Power Platform
13 2 (0.48%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 2 (0.48%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.13%) Firewall
1 13 (3.13%) Network Security
2 12 (2.88%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.96%) Kerberos
3 4 (0.96%) VPN
4 3 (0.72%) LAN
4 3 (0.72%) WAN
5 2 (0.48%) DNS
6 1 (0.24%) BGP
6 1 (0.24%) HTTP
6 1 (0.24%) IGMP
6 1 (0.24%) IPsec
6 1 (0.24%) MPLS
6 1 (0.24%) Multicast
6 1 (0.24%) OSPF
6 1 (0.24%) Skype
6 1 (0.24%) VPLS
6 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.37%) MySQL
2 14 (3.37%) NoSQL
3 12 (2.88%) Big Data
4 10 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.16%) Blockchain
6 7 (1.68%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.44%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (1.20%) Redis
9 3 (0.72%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (0.72%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.72%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (0.72%) Looker
9 3 (0.72%) Presto
9 3 (0.72%) Tableau
10 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.48%) Power BI
11 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 42 (10.10%) Jenkins
2 36 (8.65%) Git (software)
3 24 (5.77%) webpack
4 16 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 16 (3.85%) GitLab
4 16 (3.85%) JIRA
4 16 (3.85%) Selenium
5 12 (2.88%) WebDriver
6 8 (1.92%) CircleCI
6 8 (1.92%) Travis CI
7 7 (1.68%) JUnit
8 6 (1.44%) Bitbucket
8 6 (1.44%) SonarQube
9 4 (0.96%) Cypress.io
9 4 (0.96%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.96%) IntelliJ
9 4 (0.96%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.96%) TestNG
9 4 (0.96%) Visual Studio Code
10 3 (0.72%) Postman
General
1 203 (48.80%) Finance
2 81 (19.47%) Banking
3 22 (5.29%) Law
4 17 (4.09%) Front Office
5 13 (3.13%) Advertising
6 11 (2.64%) Marketing
7 6 (1.44%) Electronics
7 6 (1.44%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.44%) Public Sector
7 6 (1.44%) Retail
7 6 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.96%) Games
9 3 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.72%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.48%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Legal
11 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 146 (35.10%) Developer
2 68 (16.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 45 (10.82%) AWS Engineer
4 35 (8.41%) AWS DevOps
5 34 (8.17%) Java Developer
6 33 (7.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 28 (6.73%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
8 26 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 23 (5.53%) Python Developer
10 21 (5.05%) Java Developer - Fintech
11 20 (4.81%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 20 (4.81%) Software Developer
12 18 (4.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 17 (4.09%) Java Engineer
13 17 (4.09%) Python Developer - Fintech
14 15 (3.61%) Analyst
14 15 (3.61%) C# Developer
14 15 (3.61%) Python Engineer
15 14 (3.37%) JavaScript Developer
15 14 (3.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (18.03%) .NET
2 47 (11.30%) React
2 47 (11.30%) REST
3 40 (9.62%) Redux
4 32 (7.69%) .NET Core
4 32 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 29 (6.97%) Kafka
6 27 (6.49%) AngularJS
7 26 (6.25%) Sass
8 25 (6.01%) JSON
8 25 (6.01%) XML
9 24 (5.77%) Spring
10 23 (5.53%) CSS
10 23 (5.53%) Node.js
11 22 (5.29%) ASP.NET Core
12 21 (5.05%) Spring Boot
13 20 (4.81%) HTML
14 14 (3.37%) Web Services
15 12 (2.88%) Sensu
15 12 (2.88%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 63 (15.14%) Greenfield Project
2 39 (9.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 22 (5.29%) Algorithms
4 19 (4.57%) User Experience
5 17 (4.09%) Fixed Income
6 16 (3.85%) Data Structures
7 13 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (2.64%) Public Cloud
9 10 (2.40%) Derivative
10 9 (2.16%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.92%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.20%) Cloud Native
12 5 (1.20%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.72%) Analytical Mindset
15 2 (0.48%) Equities
15 2 (0.48%) Management Information System
15 2 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
16 1 (0.24%) Data Centre
16 1 (0.24%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 55 (13.22%) Linux
2 20 (4.81%) Windows
3 11 (2.64%) Unix
3 11 (2.64%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.68%) CentOS
4 7 (1.68%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.20%) Fedora
5 5 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.72%) Android
6 3 (0.72%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (30.05%) DevOps
3 77 (18.51%) Microservices
4 41 (9.86%) Software Engineering
5 39 (9.38%) Infrastructure as Code
5 39 (9.38%) TDD
6 35 (8.41%) OOP
7 34 (8.17%) Computer Science
8 33 (7.93%) Test Automation
9 29 (6.97%) Asset Management
9 29 (6.97%) Problem-Solving
10 27 (6.49%) Scrum
10 27 (6.49%) Web Development
11 25 (6.01%) Configuration Management
12 23 (5.53%) Mentoring
13 22 (5.29%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 20 (4.81%) BDD
14 20 (4.81%) Front End Development
15 18 (4.33%) Migration
15 18 (4.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (27.88%) Java
2 104 (25.00%) Python
3 79 (18.99%) C#
4 68 (16.35%) JavaScript
5 61 (14.66%) SQL
6 24 (5.77%) Go
7 20 (4.81%) Bash Shell
8 19 (4.57%) Scala
9 18 (4.33%) Java 8
10 16 (3.85%) TypeScript
11 10 (2.40%) Kotlin
12 9 (2.16%) C++
12 9 (2.16%) Ruby
13 8 (1.92%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.44%) PHP
14 6 (1.44%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.20%) ES6
16 4 (0.96%) C
16 4 (0.96%) Groovy
16 4 (0.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (9.86%) Degree
2 4 (0.96%) AWS Certification
2 4 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (0.96%) Master's Degree
2 4 (0.96%) PhD
3 1 (0.24%) CCNP
3 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.24%) ISEB
3 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.45%) QA
2 5 (1.20%) PSD2
3 3 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.24%) GDPR
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 71 (17.07%) Docker
2 9 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 79 (18.99%) Kubernetes
2 59 (14.18%) Terraform
3 54 (12.98%) Puppet
4 50 (12.02%) Ansible
5 34 (8.17%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (4.09%) Grafana
7 11 (2.64%) Prometheus
8 7 (1.68%) Nagios
8 7 (1.68%) Salt
9 6 (1.44%) Istio
9 6 (1.44%) Kibana
10 3 (0.72%) Control-M
10 3 (0.72%) ITRS Geneos
11 2 (0.48%) Packer
11 2 (0.48%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.48%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.24%) MaaS360
12 1 (0.24%) Rancher
Vendors
1 20 (4.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (1.44%) SAP
4 5 (1.20%) Oracle
5 4 (0.96%) New Relic
5 4 (0.96%) Red Hat
5 4 (0.96%) Splunk
6 3 (0.72%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.48%) Alteryx
7 2 (0.48%) Talend
7 2 (0.48%) VMware
8 1 (0.24%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco
8 1 (0.24%) Citrix
8 1 (0.24%) Darktrace
8 1 (0.24%) Google
8 1 (0.24%) IBM
8 1 (0.24%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.24%) Sage