Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 20 24
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 643 995 915
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 11.11% 9.57% 8.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.82% 10.24% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 632 978 885
Median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £97,875 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +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 5,442 9,714 10,559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.04% 93.41% 93.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4,750 8,575 9,394
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,250
% change year-on-year +7.69% +7.88% +0.42%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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
London Bridge - 11 £90,000 -
Moorgate +5 7 £65,000 +30.00%
Fintech
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 277 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (39.97%) Finance
3 168 (26.13%) AWS
4 152 (23.64%) DevOps
5 147 (22.86%) Java
6 129 (20.06%) Python
7 118 (18.35%) JavaScript
8 111 (17.26%) Azure
9 107 (16.64%) .NET
10 103 (16.02%) Docker
11 99 (15.40%) C#
12 95 (14.77%) Kubernetes
13 94 (14.62%) SQL
14 93 (14.46%) Banking
15 88 (13.69%) Microservices
16 87 (13.53%) TDD
17 76 (11.82%) Scrum
18 72 (11.20%) Greenfield Project
19 70 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
20 64 (9.95%) Terraform
21 63 (9.80%) React
22 59 (9.18%) Test Automation
23 58 (9.02%) Jenkins
23 58 (9.02%) Git (software)
24 57 (8.86%) Software Engineering
24 57 (8.86%) Degree
25 56 (8.71%) User Experience
26 55 (8.55%) QA
26 55 (8.55%) CSS
27 53 (8.24%) SQL Server

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 20 (3.11%) Apache Spark
2 19 (2.95%) Confluence
3 16 (2.49%) Apache
4 9 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (0.93%) IIS
6 4 (0.62%) Apache Airflow
6 4 (0.62%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.47%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (0.47%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.31%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.16%) CMS
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.16%) nginx
9 1 (0.16%) SAS
9 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.62%) InVision
4 4 (0.62%) Sketch
5 3 (0.47%) Figma
6 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.78%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 168 (26.13%) AWS
2 111 (17.26%) Azure
3 36 (5.60%) SaaS
4 31 (4.82%) GCP
5 27 (4.20%) Serverless
6 18 (2.80%) AWS Lambda
7 17 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (1.87%) Office 365
10 11 (1.71%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (1.40%) Amazon EKS
12 8 (1.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 7 (1.09%) Amazon ECS
13 7 (1.09%) Apigee
13 7 (1.09%) PaaS
14 6 (0.93%) AWS CodePipeline
14 6 (0.93%) CloudFront
14 6 (0.93%) IaaS
14 6 (0.93%) Power Platform
15 5 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.49%) Firewall
2 11 (1.71%) Internet
3 7 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (0.47%) DNS
5 3 (0.47%) HTTP
5 3 (0.47%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.47%) Network Security
5 3 (0.47%) VPN
6 2 (0.31%) BGP
6 2 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.31%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (0.31%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.31%) HSRP
6 2 (0.31%) LAN
6 2 (0.31%) OSPF
6 2 (0.31%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (0.31%) WAN
6 2 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.89%) Big Data
3 18 (2.80%) Hadoop
4 17 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (2.33%) MongoDB
5 15 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 14 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.56%) Amazon Redshift
8 10 (1.56%) Blockchain
8 10 (1.56%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.56%) Snowflake Schema
9 9 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
10 8 (1.24%) MySQL
11 6 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.78%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.62%) CouchDB
13 4 (0.62%) OLTP
13 4 (0.62%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 58 (9.02%) Git (software)
1 58 (9.02%) Jenkins
2 38 (5.91%) Selenium
3 34 (5.29%) JIRA
4 26 (4.04%) Cucumber
5 21 (3.27%) webpack
6 15 (2.33%) WebDriver
7 10 (1.56%) Postman
7 10 (1.56%) TeamCity
8 9 (1.40%) SpecFlow
9 8 (1.24%) git-flow
9 8 (1.24%) gulp
9 8 (1.24%) Maven
10 7 (1.09%) Bitbucket
10 7 (1.09%) GitLab
10 7 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (0.93%) NUnit
11 6 (0.93%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.78%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.78%) Protractor
General
1 257 (39.97%) Finance
2 93 (14.46%) Banking
3 29 (4.51%) Front Office
4 28 (4.35%) Marketing
5 20 (3.11%) Retail
6 19 (2.95%) Law
7 9 (1.40%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.24%) Advertising
8 8 (1.24%) Investment Banking
9 6 (0.93%) Legal
10 4 (0.62%) Public Sector
11 3 (0.47%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Back Office
12 2 (0.31%) Billing
13 1 (0.16%) Electronics
13 1 (0.16%) French Language
13 1 (0.16%) Games
13 1 (0.16%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.16%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 242 (37.64%) Developer
2 60 (9.33%) Senior Developer
3 59 (9.18%) DevOps Engineer
4 54 (8.40%) Java Developer
5 41 (6.38%) Product Manager
6 38 (5.91%) Java Developer - Fintech
7 37 (5.75%) C# Developer
8 36 (5.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 30 (4.67%) .NET Developer
10 26 (4.04%) Analyst
10 26 (4.04%) React Developer
11 25 (3.89%) AWS Engineer
11 25 (3.89%) Designer
12 24 (3.73%) Full Stack Developer
13 23 (3.58%) UX Designer
14 21 (3.27%) Lead Developer
15 20 (3.11%) Python Engineer
16 19 (2.95%) Site Reliability Engineer
17 18 (2.80%) AWS DevOps
17 18 (2.80%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (16.64%) .NET
2 63 (9.80%) React
3 55 (8.55%) CSS
4 52 (8.09%) .NET Core
4 52 (8.09%) HTML
5 48 (7.47%) Kafka
6 46 (7.15%) AngularJS
7 40 (6.22%) ASP.NET
8 38 (5.91%) Node.js
8 38 (5.91%) Web Services
9 37 (5.75%) Redux
10 36 (5.60%) REST
11 34 (5.29%) Spring
12 32 (4.98%) Spring Boot
13 26 (4.04%) Sass
14 24 (3.73%) RESTful
15 23 (3.58%) .NET Framework
15 23 (3.58%) HTML5
15 23 (3.58%) JSON
16 16 (2.49%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 72 (11.20%) Greenfield Project
2 56 (8.71%) User Experience
3 41 (6.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 36 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (3.58%) Derivative
7 21 (3.27%) Fixed Income
7 21 (3.27%) Mobile App
8 18 (2.80%) Cloud Native
9 15 (2.33%) Data Centre
10 13 (2.02%) Hedge funds
11 11 (1.71%) Algorithms
12 9 (1.40%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.40%) Public Cloud
12 9 (1.40%) RIA
13 6 (0.93%) Reference Data
14 4 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
15 3 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 2 (0.31%) Bitcoin
16 2 (0.31%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (7.62%) Linux
2 21 (3.27%) Windows
3 15 (2.33%) Windows Server
4 9 (1.40%) Unix
5 8 (1.24%) Android
5 8 (1.24%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.78%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (0.62%) CentOS
7 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (0.47%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.31%) VMS
10 1 (0.16%) AIX
10 1 (0.16%) Debian
10 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (23.64%) DevOps
3 88 (13.69%) Microservices
4 87 (13.53%) TDD
5 76 (11.82%) Scrum
6 70 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
7 59 (9.18%) Test Automation
8 57 (8.86%) Software Engineering
9 40 (6.22%) Infrastructure as Code
10 39 (6.07%) Front End Development
11 38 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (5.91%) Web Development
12 36 (5.60%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 35 (5.44%) Analytics
13 35 (5.44%) Computer Science
13 35 (5.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 31 (4.82%) Artificial Intelligence
14 31 (4.82%) BDD
14 31 (4.82%) OOP
14 31 (4.82%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 147 (22.86%) Java
2 129 (20.06%) Python
3 118 (18.35%) JavaScript
4 99 (15.40%) C#
5 94 (14.62%) SQL
6 27 (4.20%) TypeScript
7 25 (3.89%) Go
8 22 (3.42%) Java 8
9 17 (2.64%) T-SQL
10 14 (2.18%) ES6
10 14 (2.18%) PowerShell
10 14 (2.18%) Scala
11 13 (2.02%) Ruby
12 12 (1.87%) PHP
13 8 (1.24%) Kotlin
14 7 (1.09%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.93%) C
16 5 (0.78%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.78%) C++
17 4 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 57 (8.86%) Degree
2 14 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.56%) AWS Certification
4 8 (1.24%) CISSP
5 5 (0.78%) GIAC
5 5 (0.78%) OSCP
6 4 (0.62%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.47%) CEH
7 3 (0.47%) SSCP
8 2 (0.31%) CCNP
8 2 (0.31%) CISA
8 2 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.31%) GPEN
8 2 (0.31%) GXPN
8 2 (0.31%) SANS
9 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.16%) PhD
9 1 (0.16%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (8.55%) QA
2 9 (1.40%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.47%) PMO
4 2 (0.31%) NIST
4 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.16%) EMIR
5 1 (0.16%) MiFID
5 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 103 (16.02%) Docker
2 9 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.31%) HDFS
5 2 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.16%) iptables
6 1 (0.16%) LXC
6 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.16%) vSphere
6 1 (0.16%) XenApp
6 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 95 (14.77%) Kubernetes
2 64 (9.95%) Terraform
3 35 (5.44%) Ansible
4 26 (4.04%) Puppet
5 18 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.87%) Prometheus
7 8 (1.24%) Grafana
7 8 (1.24%) Kibana
8 5 (0.78%) Salt
9 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.62%) Packer
10 3 (0.47%) Istio
11 2 (0.31%) SCCM
12 1 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.16%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.16%) MaaS360
12 1 (0.16%) Rancher
12 1 (0.16%) SCOM
12 1 (0.16%) vMotion
Vendors
1 48 (7.47%) Microsoft
2 18 (2.80%) Google
3 10 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (1.40%) Atlassian
5 8 (1.24%) Oracle
5 8 (1.24%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.09%) Informatica
7 6 (0.93%) Citrix
7 6 (0.93%) SnapLogic
7 6 (0.93%) Tableau
7 6 (0.93%) Talend
7 6 (0.93%) VMware
8 5 (0.78%) Cisco
9 4 (0.62%) Splunk
10 3 (0.47%) AppDynamics
10 3 (0.47%) New Relic
10 3 (0.47%) Okta
11 2 (0.31%) Conga
11 2 (0.31%) Meraki
11 2 (0.31%) Xero