Period
to 24 January 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fintech in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fintech over the 6 months to 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 108 208
Rank change year-on-year +30 +100 +180
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 5,388 4,749 2,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.82% 2.91% 1.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.09% 7.18% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4,651 4,053 2,521
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -

Fintech is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 59,281 66,151 66,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.03% 40.56% 39.72%
Number of salaries quoted 45,809 51,692 54,650
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £81,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

Fintech
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Fintech as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in England

Fintech
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Fintech in England.

Salary trend for Fintech in England

Fintech
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in England over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Fintech in England

Fintech
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fintech within the England region over the 6 months to 24 January 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 +19 4,008 £70,000 +7.69% 663
South East +96 571 £47,500 +5.56% 61
North of England +94 337 £50,000 +5.26% 80
North West +77 261 £55,000 +10.00% 57
South West +82 182 £40,000 -11.11% 21
East of England -29 147 £60,000 - 14
Midlands +42 132 £50,000 +5.26% 18
East Midlands +52 83 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Yorkshire +57 71 £44,000 -7.37% 18
West Midlands +20 49 £50,000 - 15
North East +5 9 £36,250 +25.00% 5
Fintech
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 England region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 2,753 (51.10%) Finance
2 2,147 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
3 1,622 (30.10%) Java
4 1,242 (23.05%) SQL
5 1,121 (20.81%) C#
6 1,098 (20.38%) JavaScript
7 1,053 (19.54%) Python
8 913 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
9 854 (15.85%) .NET
10 801 (14.87%) DevOps
11 779 (14.46%) Banking
12 775 (14.38%) HTML
13 765 (14.20%) Microsoft Azure
14 737 (13.68%) Software Engineering
15 727 (13.49%) Scrum
16 724 (13.44%) AngularJS
17 674 (12.51%) CSS
18 664 (12.32%) Linux
19 647 (12.01%) Microservices
20 605 (11.23%) Docker
21 598 (11.10%) TDD
22 588 (10.91%) Degree
23 535 (9.93%) SQL Server
24 523 (9.71%) Test Automation
25 514 (9.54%) Windows
26 496 (9.21%) React
27 461 (8.56%) MVC
28 442 (8.20%) Computer Science
29 439 (8.15%) Microsoft
30 437 (8.11%) Problem-Solving

Fintech
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 87 (1.61%) Apache Spark
2 78 (1.45%) Confluence
2 78 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
3 66 (1.22%) Tomcat
4 61 (1.13%) Ethereum
4 61 (1.13%) IIS
5 57 (1.06%) Apache
6 49 (0.91%) SharePoint
7 44 (0.82%) JBoss
8 41 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 32 (0.59%) CMS
10 31 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
10 31 (0.58%) WebLogic
11 29 (0.54%) SAS
12 22 (0.41%) nginx
13 21 (0.39%) Apache Solr
14 20 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 19 (0.35%) Marvel
16 18 (0.33%) WordPress
17 13 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 116 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
2 76 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 48 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 31 (0.58%) InVision
5 31 (0.58%) Photoshop
6 27 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
7 19 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
8 16 (0.30%) MS Visio
9 8 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.11%) Chatbot
11 5 (0.093%) RoboHelp
12 4 (0.074%) OmniGraffle
13 3 (0.056%) SPSS
14 1 (0.019%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.019%) Camtasia
14 1 (0.019%) Snagit
14 1 (0.019%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 63 (1.17%) Distributed Ledger
2 18 (0.33%) R3 Corda
3 14 (0.26%) Ripple
4 12 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
5 11 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 10 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
7 8 (0.15%) Magento
8 5 (0.093%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.093%) Sonata
9 4 (0.074%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.074%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 3 (0.056%) Advent Geneva
10 3 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.056%) Tradar
11 2 (0.037%) BASE24
11 2 (0.037%) Odoo
11 2 (0.037%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.037%) Summit
12 1 (0.019%) Adobe Campaign
12 1 (0.019%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 913 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
2 765 (14.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 268 (4.97%) SaaS
4 176 (3.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 113 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
6 85 (1.58%) Office 365
7 70 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
8 64 (1.19%) PaaS
9 60 (1.11%) Serverless
10 50 (0.93%) GitHub
11 38 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
12 34 (0.63%) OpenShift
13 32 (0.59%) IaaS
14 29 (0.54%) Amazon S3
15 28 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
16 24 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
17 17 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
18 12 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
18 12 (0.22%) Heroku
19 11 (0.20%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 106 (1.97%) Internet
2 96 (1.78%) Firewall
3 72 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 60 (1.11%) HTTP
5 45 (0.84%) VPN
6 36 (0.67%) DNS
7 32 (0.59%) WAN
8 31 (0.58%) WebEx
9 29 (0.54%) NFC
10 27 (0.50%) VLAN
11 23 (0.43%) FIX Connectivity
12 21 (0.39%) Network Security
13 17 (0.32%) LAN
14 15 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (0.22%) Multicast
15 12 (0.22%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
16 11 (0.20%) DHCP
16 11 (0.20%) Intrusion Detection
17 9 (0.17%) PCoIP
18 8 (0.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 535 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 291 (5.40%) NoSQL
3 231 (4.29%) MySQL
4 228 (4.23%) Big Data
5 227 (4.21%) Relational Database
6 217 (4.03%) Blockchain
7 213 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
8 209 (3.88%) MongoDB
9 110 (2.04%) Hadoop
10 108 (2.00%) RDBMS
11 94 (1.74%) SQL Server 2016
12 80 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
13 77 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
14 75 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
15 63 (1.17%) Redis
16 62 (1.15%) RavenDB
17 57 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 45 (0.84%) HBase
18 45 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 43 (0.80%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 317 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 249 (4.62%) Selenium
3 239 (4.44%) JIRA
4 226 (4.19%) Jenkins
5 149 (2.77%) Cucumber
6 141 (2.62%) TeamCity
7 135 (2.51%) Octopus Deploy
8 116 (2.15%) Maven
9 112 (2.08%) WebDriver
10 101 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
10 101 (1.87%) Visual Studio
11 78 (1.45%) JUnit
12 60 (1.11%) webpack
13 59 (1.10%) Gradle
14 55 (1.02%) SoapUI
15 53 (0.98%) NUnit
16 44 (0.82%) SpecFlow
17 39 (0.72%) Axure RP
17 39 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
18 36 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 2,753 (51.10%) Finance
2 779 (14.46%) Banking
3 262 (4.86%) Retail
4 156 (2.90%) Investment Banking
5 151 (2.80%) Front Office
6 136 (2.52%) Marketing
7 108 (2.00%) Financial Institution
8 97 (1.80%) Retail Banking
9 72 (1.34%) Advertising
10 66 (1.22%) Telecoms
11 63 (1.17%) Games
12 51 (0.95%) Retail Finance
13 47 (0.87%) Electronics
14 46 (0.85%) Law
15 44 (0.82%) Back Office
16 24 (0.45%) Billing
16 24 (0.45%) Legal
16 24 (0.45%) Publishing
17 22 (0.41%) Manufacturing
18 16 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 2,137 (39.66%) Developer
2 634 (11.77%) Java Developer
3 502 (9.32%) Senior Developer
4 490 (9.09%) Analyst
5 364 (6.76%) .NET Developer
6 328 (6.09%) C# Developer
7 324 (6.01%) Java Developer - Fintech
8 277 (5.14%) Architect
9 258 (4.79%) DevOps Engineer
10 194 (3.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 168 (3.12%) Senior Java Developer
12 167 (3.10%) Consultant
12 167 (3.10%) Software Engineer
13 166 (3.08%) Business Analyst
14 152 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
15 151 (2.80%) Python Developer
15 151 (2.80%) Software Developer
16 144 (2.67%) Lead Developer
17 135 (2.51%) Applications Support
18 132 (2.45%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 854 (15.85%) .NET
2 775 (14.38%) HTML
3 724 (13.44%) AngularJS
4 674 (12.51%) CSS
5 496 (9.21%) React
6 409 (7.59%) Web Services
7 402 (7.46%) Spring
8 396 (7.35%) ASP.NET
9 329 (6.11%) Node.js
10 297 (5.51%) HTML5
11 294 (5.46%) REST
12 287 (5.33%) RESTful
13 277 (5.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 247 (4.58%) .NET Framework
15 246 (4.57%) jQuery
16 222 (4.12%) CSS3
17 190 (3.53%) Spring Boot
18 175 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web API
19 172 (3.19%) Hibernate
20 164 (3.04%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 406 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
2 374 (6.94%) Greenfield Project
3 336 (6.24%) User Experience
4 193 (3.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 192 (3.56%) Hedge funds
6 179 (3.32%) Mobile App
7 146 (2.71%) Algorithms
8 140 (2.60%) Derivative
9 111 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
10 102 (1.89%) Data Structures
10 102 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
11 96 (1.78%) Fixed Income
12 93 (1.73%) Equities
13 59 (1.10%) Cloud Native
14 52 (0.97%) Management Information System
15 49 (0.91%) Virtual Team
16 47 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
17 36 (0.67%) Public Cloud
18 34 (0.63%) Mobile Payment
19 32 (0.59%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 664 (12.32%) Linux
2 514 (9.54%) Windows
3 228 (4.23%) Unix
4 113 (2.10%) Android
5 101 (1.87%) Apple iOS
6 98 (1.82%) Windows Server
7 66 (1.22%) CentOS
8 39 (0.72%) Ubuntu
9 36 (0.67%) Windows 10
10 32 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 28 (0.52%) Fedora
13 26 (0.48%) Solaris
14 25 (0.46%) AIX
15 21 (0.39%) Mac OS
15 21 (0.39%) SUSE
16 13 (0.24%) Windows 7
17 7 (0.13%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.13%) Windows 8
18 5 (0.093%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,147 (39.85%) Agile Software Development
2 801 (14.87%) DevOps
3 737 (13.68%) Software Engineering
4 727 (13.49%) Scrum
5 647 (12.01%) Microservices
6 598 (11.10%) TDD
7 523 (9.71%) Test Automation
8 461 (8.56%) MVC
9 442 (8.20%) Computer Science
10 437 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
11 337 (6.25%) Asset Management
12 334 (6.20%) BDD
13 317 (5.88%) Front End Development
14 309 (5.73%) Wealth Management
15 303 (5.62%) Machine Learning
16 295 (5.48%) Analytics
17 267 (4.96%) Mentoring
18 258 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
19 251 (4.66%) Project Management
20 238 (4.42%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1,622 (30.10%) Java
2 1,242 (23.05%) SQL
3 1,121 (20.81%) C#
4 1,098 (20.38%) JavaScript
5 1,053 (19.54%) Python
6 289 (5.36%) Java 8
7 269 (4.99%) Ruby
8 267 (4.96%) C++
9 197 (3.66%) PHP
10 168 (3.12%) TypeScript
11 161 (2.99%) Scala
12 151 (2.80%) Go
13 133 (2.47%) Bash Shell
14 130 (2.41%) C
15 129 (2.39%) R
16 127 (2.36%) PowerShell
17 118 (2.19%) T-SQL
18 111 (2.06%) ES6
19 98 (1.82%) Kotlin
20 82 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 588 (10.91%) Degree
2 178 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (1.08%) PhD
4 57 (1.06%) CISSP
5 48 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
6 36 (0.67%) ISTQB
7 32 (0.59%) ISEB
7 32 (0.59%) Master's Degree
8 24 (0.45%) SC Cleared
8 24 (0.45%) Security Cleared
9 17 (0.32%) MCSE
9 17 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 13 (0.24%) CISM
12 11 (0.20%) DBS Check
13 10 (0.19%) AWS Certification
13 10 (0.19%) PMI Certification
14 9 (0.17%) CEH
14 9 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 418 (7.76%) QA
2 40 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (0.59%) PSD2
4 30 (0.56%) SLA
5 25 (0.46%) Data Quality
6 24 (0.45%) PMO
6 24 (0.45%) SEPA
7 20 (0.37%) PCI DSS
8 19 (0.35%) GDPR
9 12 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 6 (0.11%) COBIT
11 5 (0.093%) ISO 20022
12 2 (0.037%) WCAG
13 1 (0.019%) GAAP
13 1 (0.019%) ISO 15022
13 1 (0.019%) ISO 8583
13 1 (0.019%) MiFID
13 1 (0.019%) PA-DSS
13 1 (0.019%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.019%) SAS 70
System Software
1 605 (11.23%) Docker
2 153 (2.84%) Active Directory
3 57 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (0.89%) Hyper-V
5 41 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.20%) HDFS
7 9 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.093%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.056%) zsh
11 2 (0.037%) etcd
11 2 (0.037%) iptables
11 2 (0.037%) LXC
11 2 (0.037%) vSphere
11 2 (0.037%) XenApp
12 1 (0.019%) KVM
12 1 (0.019%) QEMU
12 1 (0.019%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 327 (6.07%) Kubernetes
2 316 (5.86%) Ansible
3 177 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
4 170 (3.16%) Puppet
5 157 (2.91%) Terraform
6 99 (1.84%) Salt
7 45 (0.84%) Mesos
7 45 (0.84%) Prometheus
8 42 (0.78%) Nagios
9 34 (0.63%) Grafana
10 31 (0.58%) SCCM
11 28 (0.52%) Icinga
12 26 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
12 26 (0.48%) ZABBIX
13 21 (0.39%) SCVMM
14 20 (0.37%) CA Single Sign-On
15 19 (0.35%) Consul
16 18 (0.33%) Packer
17 17 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
18 11 (0.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 439 (8.15%) Microsoft
2 237 (4.40%) Oracle
3 183 (3.40%) Google
4 100 (1.86%) WorldPay
5 87 (1.61%) Red Hat
6 82 (1.52%) VMware
7 66 (1.22%) SAP
8 58 (1.08%) Adobe
8 58 (1.08%) Tableau
9 55 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
10 52 (0.97%) Cisco
11 50 (0.93%) IBM
12 49 (0.91%) Splunk
13 42 (0.78%) ForgeRock
14 31 (0.58%) Citrix
15 29 (0.54%) Atlassian
16 28 (0.52%) Hyperion
16 28 (0.52%) Zend
17 26 (0.48%) TIBCO
18 22 (0.41%) SaltStack