Period
to

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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 29 19 15
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 576 602 801
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 7.81% 12.05% 11.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.23% 12.62% 12.03%
Number of salaries quoted 563 586 760
10th Percentile £51,250 £46,250 £49,875
25th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £59,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £82,500 £77,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45% +10.71%
75th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £95,000
90th Percentile £112,250 £115,000 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £81,250 £77,500
% change year-on-year -1.54% +4.84% +10.71%

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 6,997 4,771 6,658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 94.82% 95.48% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5,574 4,265 5,839
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +7.41% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £107,500 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £68,211
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.62% +4.94%

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

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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 24 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Fintech in the City of London

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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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge +1 8 £87,500 +75.00%
Fintech
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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.

1 214 (37.15%) Agile
2 197 (34.20%) Finance
3 165 (28.65%) Java
4 137 (23.78%) DevOps
5 124 (21.53%) Python
6 120 (20.83%) Docker
7 112 (19.44%) Kubernetes
8 110 (19.10%) SQL
9 104 (18.06%) CI/CD
10 102 (17.71%) AWS
11 84 (14.58%) Scrum
12 83 (14.41%) Azure
13 79 (13.72%) Terraform
14 73 (12.67%) Microservices
14 73 (12.67%) Social Skills
14 73 (12.67%) Infrastructure as Code
15 67 (11.63%) Banking
16 61 (10.59%) Advertising
17 59 (10.24%) Linux
17 59 (10.24%) QA
18 57 (9.90%) Kafka
18 57 (9.90%) Mentoring
19 54 (9.38%) Spring
20 53 (9.20%) Spring Boot
21 52 (9.03%) Analytics
21 52 (9.03%) Test Automation
22 50 (8.68%) Software Engineering
23 46 (7.99%) SaaS
24 45 (7.81%) React
25 44 (7.64%) Serverless

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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 30 (5.21%) Confluence
2 17 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.04%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.52%) Apache
5 2 (0.35%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.35%) SAS
5 2 (0.35%) WordPress
6 1 (0.17%) nginx
6 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.35%) Sketch
6 1 (0.17%) InVision
6 1 (0.17%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 102 (17.71%) AWS
2 83 (14.41%) Azure
3 46 (7.99%) SaaS
4 44 (7.64%) Serverless
5 34 (5.90%) GCP
6 15 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 14 (2.43%) Power Platform
8 11 (1.91%) Snowflake
9 10 (1.74%) IaaS
9 10 (1.74%) Matillion
9 10 (1.74%) PaaS
10 8 (1.39%) Amazon EKS
11 7 (1.22%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 7 (1.22%) Slack
12 6 (1.04%) Datadog
13 5 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.87%) dbt
13 5 (0.87%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
14 4 (0.69%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.56%) Firewall
2 7 (1.22%) VPN
3 6 (1.04%) WebEx
4 5 (0.87%) SAN
5 4 (0.69%) Wireless
6 3 (0.52%) IPsec
6 3 (0.52%) LAN
6 3 (0.52%) Network Security
6 3 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.52%) WAN
6 3 (0.52%) WLAN
7 2 (0.35%) DNS
7 2 (0.35%) HTTP
7 2 (0.35%) ICMP
7 2 (0.35%) SD-WAN
7 2 (0.35%) VoIP
7 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.17%) Converged Networks
8 1 (0.17%) Internet
8 1 (0.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.30%) Big Data
2 18 (3.13%) MySQL
2 18 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 17 (2.95%) SQL Server
4 15 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (2.60%) Redis
4 15 (2.60%) Tableau
5 13 (2.26%) Power BI
6 12 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (2.08%) Yellowfin
7 11 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.04%) QlikView
8 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.87%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (0.69%) OLAP
10 4 (0.69%) OLTP
11 3 (0.52%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.52%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 41 (7.12%) JIRA
2 33 (5.73%) Git (software)
3 31 (5.38%) Selenium
3 31 (5.38%) TeamCity
4 29 (5.03%) GitLab
5 26 (4.51%) Jenkins
6 24 (4.17%) Cucumber
7 23 (3.99%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (2.08%) Appium
9 11 (1.91%) WebDriver
10 10 (1.74%) JMeter
10 10 (1.74%) LoadRunner
11 9 (1.56%) webpack
12 8 (1.39%) CircleCI
12 8 (1.39%) JUnit
12 8 (1.39%) SpecFlow
12 8 (1.39%) TestNG
12 8 (1.39%) Travis CI
13 4 (0.69%) Maven
14 3 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 197 (34.20%) Finance
2 73 (12.67%) Social Skills
3 67 (11.63%) Banking
4 61 (10.59%) Advertising
5 41 (7.12%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (6.25%) Marketing
7 17 (2.95%) Retail
8 16 (2.78%) Financial Institution
9 12 (2.08%) Legal
10 8 (1.39%) Electronics
10 8 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 8 (1.39%) Public Sector
10 8 (1.39%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.04%) Games
11 6 (1.04%) Presentation Skills
12 5 (0.87%) Front Office
12 5 (0.87%) International Banking
13 3 (0.52%) Brand Awareness
13 3 (0.52%) Influencing Skills
13 3 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 139 (24.13%) Developer
2 64 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 58 (10.07%) Analyst
4 56 (9.72%) Java Developer
5 40 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
5 40 (6.94%) Senior Developer
6 34 (5.90%) Tester
7 27 (4.69%) Support Engineer
8 26 (4.51%) Business Analyst
9 22 (3.82%) Product Owner
9 22 (3.82%) QA Engineer
10 21 (3.65%) Applications Engineer
10 21 (3.65%) Senior Java Developer
11 18 (3.13%) Data Analyst
11 18 (3.13%) Engineering Manager
12 17 (2.95%) React Developer
13 16 (2.78%) Java Engineer
13 16 (2.78%) Senior DevOps
13 16 (2.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 15 (2.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (9.90%) Kafka
2 54 (9.38%) Spring
3 53 (9.20%) Spring Boot
4 45 (7.81%) React
5 35 (6.08%) .NET
6 29 (5.03%) RESTful
7 27 (4.69%) HTML
8 26 (4.51%) Node.js
9 20 (3.47%) HTML5
10 19 (3.30%) AngularJS
11 17 (2.95%) Elastic Stack
11 17 (2.95%) gRPC
12 15 (2.60%) REST
13 14 (2.43%) Redux
13 14 (2.43%) XML
14 10 (1.74%) CSS
14 10 (1.74%) SOAP
15 9 (1.56%) LESS
15 9 (1.56%) OpenFin
15 9 (1.56%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.03%) Blockchain
1 29 (5.03%) User Experience
2 24 (4.17%) Derivative
3 18 (3.13%) Hedge funds
4 16 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 16 (2.78%) PMI
5 15 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
6 12 (2.08%) Equities
6 12 (2.08%) Social Media
7 11 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.56%) Cloud Native
8 9 (1.56%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.39%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.39%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.22%) Marketing Technology
10 7 (1.22%) Reinsurance
11 6 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.87%) OTC Derivatives
12 5 (0.87%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 59 (10.24%) Linux
2 12 (2.08%) Windows
3 11 (1.91%) Apple iOS
3 11 (1.91%) Unix
4 5 (0.87%) Android
5 4 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.52%) VMS
7 1 (0.17%) CentOS
7 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (37.15%) Agile
2 137 (23.78%) DevOps
3 104 (18.06%) CI/CD
4 84 (14.58%) Scrum
5 73 (12.67%) Infrastructure as Code
5 73 (12.67%) Microservices
6 57 (9.90%) Mentoring
7 52 (9.03%) Analytics
7 52 (9.03%) Test Automation
8 50 (8.68%) Software Engineering
9 36 (6.25%) User Stories
10 34 (5.90%) Problem-Solving
10 34 (5.90%) Project Management
10 34 (5.90%) Test Strategy
11 33 (5.73%) Coaching
12 30 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 28 (4.86%) API Testing
13 28 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
14 27 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 165 (28.65%) Java
2 124 (21.53%) Python
3 110 (19.10%) SQL
4 44 (7.64%) C#
5 40 (6.94%) JavaScript
6 34 (5.90%) Kotlin
7 26 (4.51%) Bash
8 21 (3.65%) PowerShell
9 18 (3.13%) TypeScript
10 17 (2.95%) Ruby
11 14 (2.43%) PHP
12 11 (1.91%) Go
13 10 (1.74%) ES6
13 10 (1.74%) Scala
14 9 (1.56%) C
14 9 (1.56%) R
15 7 (1.22%) Apple Swift
15 7 (1.22%) Groovy
16 5 (0.87%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (4.69%) Degree
2 16 (2.78%) PMI Certification
3 10 (1.74%) Postgraduate
4 3 (0.52%) AWS Certification
4 3 (0.52%) CCNA
4 3 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (0.52%) SANS
5 2 (0.35%) CCIE
5 2 (0.35%) CCNP
5 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.17%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (10.24%) QA
2 10 (1.74%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.39%) MiFID
4 6 (1.04%) Accessibility
4 6 (1.04%) GDPR
5 4 (0.69%) NIST
5 4 (0.69%) PMO
6 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.35%) PSD2
7 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.35%) SLA
8 1 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.17%) SEPA
8 1 (0.17%) SOC 2
System Software
1 120 (20.83%) Docker
2 4 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.35%) LXC
4 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 112 (19.44%) Kubernetes
2 79 (13.72%) Terraform
3 18 (3.13%) Ansible
4 17 (2.95%) Puppet
5 14 (2.43%) Kibana
5 14 (2.43%) logstash
6 4 (0.69%) Grafana
6 4 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.69%) Salt
7 3 (0.52%) Nagios
8 1 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.17%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.17%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.17%) Nessus
8 1 (0.17%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.17%) SELinux
8 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 16 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (2.60%) Informatica
3 13 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (1.91%) SAP
5 10 (1.74%) SnapLogic
5 10 (1.74%) Talend
6 6 (1.04%) Google
7 5 (0.87%) Oracle
8 4 (0.69%) IBM
8 4 (0.69%) Intel
8 4 (0.69%) Splunk
8 4 (0.69%) VMware
8 4 (0.69%) Zend
9 3 (0.52%) HP
9 3 (0.52%) Juniper
10 2 (0.35%) Aruba
10 2 (0.35%) Cisco
10 2 (0.35%) F5
10 2 (0.35%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.35%) Remedy