Period
to 28 March 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 28 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 26 22
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 +22
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 1,019 824 913
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 11.56% 7.99% 8.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.34% 8.61% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,041 786 863
Median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +8.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £97,500 £98,750
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +4.00%

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 8,256 9,567 10,013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.69% 92.80% 93.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7,150 8,481 8,858
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +1.69%

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +9 16 £65,000 +30.00% 1
London Bridge - 16 £90,000 -
Fintech
Central London

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 462 (45.34%) Agile Software Development
2 427 (41.90%) Finance
3 242 (23.75%) Java
4 213 (20.90%) Python
5 203 (19.92%) AWS
6 183 (17.96%) DevOps
7 180 (17.66%) JavaScript
8 172 (16.88%) SQL
9 148 (14.52%) Scrum
10 144 (14.13%) Docker
11 135 (13.25%) .NET
12 134 (13.15%) Kubernetes
13 133 (13.05%) C#
14 131 (12.86%) Banking
15 126 (12.37%) TDD
16 117 (11.48%) Degree
17 114 (11.19%) Azure
17 114 (11.19%) Microservices
18 104 (10.21%) User Experience
19 103 (10.11%) AngularJS
20 98 (9.62%) CSS
21 95 (9.32%) HTML
22 94 (9.22%) Software Engineering
22 94 (9.22%) React
23 88 (8.64%) Terraform
24 87 (8.54%) Linux
25 81 (7.95%) Test Automation
26 79 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
27 77 (7.56%) Greenfield Project
28 76 (7.46%) Microsoft

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 24 (2.36%) Apache Spark
2 19 (1.86%) Confluence
3 15 (1.47%) Apache
4 8 (0.79%) Tomcat
5 7 (0.69%) nginx
5 7 (0.69%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.49%) SAS
7 4 (0.39%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.20%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.20%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.098%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.098%) CMS
9 1 (0.098%) Ethereum
9 1 (0.098%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.098%) Hyperledger
9 1 (0.098%) IIS
9 1 (0.098%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.098%) Mule
9 1 (0.098%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (0.79%) Sketch
5 7 (0.69%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.49%) InVision
8 4 (0.39%) SPSS
9 1 (0.098%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.098%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 8 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.49%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 203 (19.92%) AWS
2 114 (11.19%) Azure
3 70 (6.87%) GCP
4 51 (5.00%) SaaS
5 20 (1.96%) AWS CloudFormation
6 17 (1.67%) Serverless
7 16 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (1.57%) Office 365
8 15 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (1.47%) PaaS
9 13 (1.28%) IaaS
10 11 (1.08%) Power Platform
11 8 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (0.69%) Amazon ECS
13 6 (0.59%) Amazon EKS
14 5 (0.49%) GitHub
14 5 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
15 4 (0.39%) CloudFront
15 4 (0.39%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.86%) Internet
2 12 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 10 (0.98%) Firewall
4 7 (0.69%) DNS
5 6 (0.59%) HTTP
5 6 (0.59%) Network Security
6 5 (0.49%) LAN
6 5 (0.49%) WAN
7 4 (0.39%) DHCP
7 4 (0.39%) SSL
8 3 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.29%) SAN
8 3 (0.29%) Wireless
8 3 (0.29%) WLAN
9 2 (0.20%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.098%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.098%) Cisco Firepower
10 1 (0.098%) VLAN
10 1 (0.098%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (7.16%) SQL Server
2 50 (4.91%) Big Data
3 35 (3.43%) NoSQL
3 35 (3.43%) Relational Database
4 33 (3.24%) MongoDB
5 32 (3.14%) MySQL
6 31 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (2.65%) Blockchain
7 27 (2.65%) Hadoop
8 20 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 16 (1.57%) Snowflake Schema
11 11 (1.08%) Power BI
12 10 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
12 10 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (0.98%) RDBMS
12 10 (0.98%) Redis
13 9 (0.88%) CouchDB
14 8 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 73 (7.16%) Git (software)
2 61 (5.99%) Jenkins
3 45 (4.42%) Selenium
4 39 (3.83%) JIRA
5 21 (2.06%) Maven
6 19 (1.86%) WebDriver
7 18 (1.77%) SpecFlow
8 17 (1.67%) TeamCity
9 16 (1.57%) webpack
10 14 (1.37%) Cucumber
10 14 (1.37%) gulp
10 14 (1.37%) Postman
11 11 (1.08%) Cypress.io
11 11 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (0.98%) JUnit
12 10 (0.98%) Protractor
12 10 (0.98%) Visual Studio
13 9 (0.88%) Jasmine
13 9 (0.88%) NUnit
14 7 (0.69%) PowerDesigner
General
1 427 (41.90%) Finance
2 131 (12.86%) Banking
3 51 (5.00%) Marketing
4 36 (3.53%) Advertising
5 26 (2.55%) Front Office
6 24 (2.36%) Retail
7 12 (1.18%) Investment Banking
8 10 (0.98%) Legal
9 8 (0.79%) Games
10 6 (0.59%) Law
10 6 (0.59%) Public Sector
10 6 (0.59%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.49%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.20%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.20%) German Language
13 1 (0.098%) Back Office
13 1 (0.098%) French Language
13 1 (0.098%) Retail Finance
13 1 (0.098%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 377 (37.00%) Developer
2 110 (10.79%) Senior Developer
3 82 (8.05%) Analyst
3 82 (8.05%) Java Developer
4 64 (6.28%) DevOps Engineer
5 55 (5.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 53 (5.20%) Product Manager
7 47 (4.61%) .NET Developer
7 47 (4.61%) React Developer
8 46 (4.51%) Java Developer - Fintech
9 43 (4.22%) Business Analyst
10 42 (4.12%) C# Developer
10 42 (4.12%) Designer
11 38 (3.73%) Product Owner
12 35 (3.43%) Full Stack Developer
12 35 (3.43%) JavaScript Developer
13 34 (3.34%) UX Designer
14 33 (3.24%) Python Engineer
15 31 (3.04%) Junior
16 30 (2.94%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (13.25%) .NET
2 103 (10.11%) AngularJS
3 98 (9.62%) CSS
4 95 (9.32%) HTML
5 94 (9.22%) React
6 74 (7.26%) Spring
7 67 (6.58%) Node.js
8 63 (6.18%) Kafka
9 58 (5.69%) REST
10 55 (5.40%) RESTful
11 54 (5.30%) Spring Boot
12 52 (5.10%) Web Services
13 49 (4.81%) .NET Core
14 42 (4.12%) ASP.NET
14 42 (4.12%) HTML5
15 35 (3.43%) ASP.NET Web API
16 28 (2.75%) .NET Framework
17 26 (2.55%) Redux
18 25 (2.45%) XML
19 22 (2.16%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 104 (10.21%) User Experience
2 77 (7.56%) Greenfield Project
3 75 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (4.12%) Mobile App
5 35 (3.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 28 (2.75%) Fixed Income
7 24 (2.36%) Data Centre
7 24 (2.36%) Derivative
8 23 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.96%) Hedge funds
10 18 (1.77%) Cloud Native
11 16 (1.57%) Data Structures
12 15 (1.47%) RIA
13 12 (1.18%) Algorithms
14 11 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 11 (1.08%) Management Information System
15 9 (0.88%) Reference Data
16 8 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
17 7 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
17 7 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 87 (8.54%) Linux
2 39 (3.83%) Windows
3 32 (3.14%) Android
3 32 (3.14%) Apple iOS
4 23 (2.26%) Unix
5 13 (1.28%) Windows 10
6 12 (1.18%) Windows 7
7 11 (1.08%) CentOS
8 9 (0.88%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.29%) Debian
10 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.098%) AIX
11 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.098%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (45.34%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (17.96%) DevOps
3 148 (14.52%) Scrum
4 126 (12.37%) TDD
5 114 (11.19%) Microservices
6 94 (9.22%) Software Engineering
7 81 (7.95%) Test Automation
8 79 (7.75%) Problem-Solving
9 73 (7.16%) Computer Science
10 69 (6.77%) Analytics
11 59 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 57 (5.59%) Front End Development
13 56 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
14 51 (5.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 48 (4.71%) Web Development
16 46 (4.51%) BDD
17 43 (4.22%) Artificial Intelligence
18 42 (4.12%) Mentoring
19 41 (4.02%) ETL
20 40 (3.93%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 242 (23.75%) Java
2 213 (20.90%) Python
3 180 (17.66%) JavaScript
4 172 (16.88%) SQL
5 133 (13.05%) C#
6 49 (4.81%) TypeScript
7 45 (4.42%) Java 8
8 40 (3.93%) Go
9 37 (3.63%) Bash Shell
10 29 (2.85%) Kotlin
11 27 (2.65%) Scala
12 23 (2.26%) PHP
13 19 (1.86%) Ruby
14 17 (1.67%) PowerShell
15 16 (1.57%) ES6
15 16 (1.57%) T-SQL
16 14 (1.37%) C
17 13 (1.28%) C++
17 13 (1.28%) R
18 10 (0.98%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 117 (11.48%) Degree
2 38 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.57%) CISSP
4 12 (1.18%) AWS Certification
5 7 (0.69%) ISTQB
5 7 (0.69%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.59%) CISA
6 6 (0.59%) GIAC
6 6 (0.59%) OSCP
7 3 (0.29%) CEH
7 3 (0.29%) GPEN
7 3 (0.29%) GXPN
7 3 (0.29%) SANS
7 3 (0.29%) SSCP
7 3 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.20%) CFA
8 2 (0.20%) ISEB
8 2 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.20%) PMP
9 1 (0.098%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (7.16%) QA
2 17 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 14 (1.37%) PMO
4 7 (0.69%) NIST
5 6 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.49%) MiFID
7 3 (0.29%) COBIT
7 3 (0.29%) EMIR
7 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.20%) PSD2
8 2 (0.20%) SLA
9 1 (0.098%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.098%) Basel III
9 1 (0.098%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.098%) GDPR
9 1 (0.098%) IFRS
9 1 (0.098%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.098%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 144 (14.13%) Docker
2 23 (2.26%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.39%) OpenAM
4 4 (0.39%) OpenDJ
4 4 (0.39%) OpenIDM
4 4 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (0.39%) Xen
5 3 (0.29%) HDFS
5 3 (0.29%) vSphere
6 2 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.098%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.098%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 134 (13.15%) Kubernetes
2 88 (8.64%) Terraform
3 60 (5.89%) Ansible
4 23 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (1.96%) Puppet
6 12 (1.18%) Packer
7 10 (0.98%) Prometheus
8 9 (0.88%) Grafana
8 9 (0.88%) Salt
9 4 (0.39%) SCCM
9 4 (0.39%) SCOM
10 3 (0.29%) Nagios
10 3 (0.29%) Red Hat Satellite
11 2 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.20%) Rancher
11 2 (0.20%) SELinux
12 1 (0.098%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.098%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.098%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.098%) vMotion
Vendors
1 76 (7.46%) Microsoft
2 42 (4.12%) Google
3 19 (1.86%) Oracle
4 18 (1.77%) Tableau
5 17 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (1.37%) VMware
7 13 (1.28%) Informatica
7 13 (1.28%) Red Hat
8 12 (1.18%) Talend
9 7 (0.69%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.59%) SnapLogic
11 5 (0.49%) Adobe
11 5 (0.49%) AppDynamics
11 5 (0.49%) Splunk
12 4 (0.39%) Cisco
12 4 (0.39%) ForgeRock
13 3 (0.29%) Databricks
13 3 (0.29%) IBM
13 3 (0.29%) Sage
13 3 (0.29%) SolarWinds