Period
to 6 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
UK > England
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 44 65 85
Rank change year-on-year +21 +20 +69
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 3,253 5,577 5,679
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 5.38% 4.22% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.82% 4.58% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3,159 5,224 5,122
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 £38,750 £36,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £97,500 £94,875
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 55,848 121,885 147,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.38% 92.22% 91.97%
Number of salaries quoted 45,115 96,905 118,314
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,398
90th Percentile £90,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%

Fintech
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in England

Fintech
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Fintech in England.

Salary trend for Fintech in England

Fintech
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Fintech in England over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

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 6 August 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 +7 2,493 £75,000 +7.14% 272
South East +65 326 £57,500 -4.17% 30
Midlands +138 142 £50,000 +17.65% 10
North of England -1 140 £55,000 +10.00% 68
South West +29 125 £55,000 +10.00% 23
West Midlands +145 124 £50,000 +25.00% 6
North West -1 91 £56,250 +7.14% 18
Yorkshire +40 33 £45,000 -10.00% 40
East of England +20 19 £75,000 +3.45% 12
East Midlands +37 17 £42,500 -5.56% 3
North East +11 16 £45,000 +18.42% 10
Fintech
UK

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

1 1,523 (46.82%) Finance
2 1,325 (40.73%) Agile Software Development
3 1,039 (31.94%) AWS
4 886 (27.24%) JavaScript
5 854 (26.25%) C#
6 824 (25.33%) Python
7 822 (25.27%) Java
8 810 (24.90%) DevOps
9 771 (23.70%) .NET
10 763 (23.46%) Azure
11 639 (19.64%) SQL
12 604 (18.57%) Docker
13 576 (17.71%) Software Engineering
14 545 (16.75%) Microservices
15 501 (15.40%) React
16 496 (15.25%) Kubernetes
17 458 (14.08%) TDD
18 450 (13.83%) AngularJS
19 419 (12.88%) Banking
20 415 (12.76%) .NET Core
21 410 (12.60%) Scrum
22 395 (12.14%) Web Services
23 394 (12.11%) Test Automation
24 365 (11.22%) CSS
25 363 (11.16%) HTML
26 334 (10.27%) SQL Server
27 309 (9.50%) Git (software)
28 285 (8.76%) Microsoft
29 284 (8.73%) Degree
30 282 (8.67%) ASP.NET

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 88 (2.71%) Confluence
2 69 (2.12%) Apache Spark
3 66 (2.03%) IIS
4 60 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
5 35 (1.08%) Apache
6 30 (0.92%) Tomcat
7 28 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
8 25 (0.77%) SharePoint
9 18 (0.55%) OpenStack
10 17 (0.52%) WebSphere
11 14 (0.43%) WebLogic
12 12 (0.37%) NServiceBus
13 10 (0.31%) CloudStack
13 10 (0.31%) Ethereum
14 8 (0.25%) CMS
15 6 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
15 6 (0.18%) WordPress
16 5 (0.15%) JBoss
16 5 (0.15%) SAS
17 4 (0.12%) Mendix
Applications
1 33 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
1 33 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (0.55%) Sketch
3 15 (0.46%) Figma
3 15 (0.46%) InVision
4 13 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.12%) UXPin
8 4 (0.12%) Zeplin
9 3 (0.092%) Adobe XD
9 3 (0.092%) Marvel
9 3 (0.092%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.092%) SPSS
10 2 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.061%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.061%) FileZilla
11 1 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 16 (0.49%) Distributed Ledger
2 6 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
3 5 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.15%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.092%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.092%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.092%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.061%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.061%) Social Studio
5 2 (0.061%) Summit
6 1 (0.031%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 1,039 (31.94%) AWS
2 763 (23.46%) Azure
3 268 (8.24%) GCP
4 260 (7.99%) SaaS
5 158 (4.86%) Serverless
6 101 (3.10%) PaaS
7 93 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
8 83 (2.55%) Power Platform
9 81 (2.49%) Office 365
10 74 (2.27%) GitHub
11 64 (1.97%) IaaS
12 60 (1.84%) AWS CloudFormation
13 57 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
14 52 (1.60%) OpenShift
15 41 (1.26%) Amazon S3
16 40 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
16 40 (1.23%) Heroku
17 39 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
18 37 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
19 35 (1.08%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 64 (1.97%) Firewall
2 42 (1.29%) DNS
3 40 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 29 (0.89%) VPN
5 22 (0.68%) Internet
6 16 (0.49%) HTTP
7 14 (0.43%) DHCP
8 12 (0.37%) SAN
9 10 (0.31%) Network Security
10 8 (0.25%) LAN
11 7 (0.22%) WAN
12 6 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (0.15%) IPsec
13 5 (0.15%) Kerberos
13 5 (0.15%) VLAN
13 5 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (0.12%) BGP
14 4 (0.12%) FTP
14 4 (0.12%) OSPF
14 4 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 334 (10.27%) SQL Server
2 160 (4.92%) NoSQL
3 128 (3.93%) MongoDB
4 127 (3.90%) MySQL
5 108 (3.32%) Big Data
6 81 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
6 81 (2.49%) Redis
7 80 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
8 76 (2.34%) Power BI
9 66 (2.03%) Blockchain
10 64 (1.97%) Relational Database
11 62 (1.91%) Azure SQL Database
12 56 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 55 (1.69%) Data Lake
14 54 (1.66%) Hadoop
15 46 (1.41%) Snowflake Schema
16 35 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
16 35 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 34 (1.05%) BigQuery
18 32 (0.98%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 309 (9.50%) Git (software)
2 209 (6.42%) Jenkins
3 177 (5.44%) Selenium
4 154 (4.73%) JIRA
5 92 (2.83%) Cucumber
6 89 (2.74%) SpecFlow
7 72 (2.21%) TeamCity
8 64 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
9 55 (1.69%) JUnit
10 53 (1.63%) webpack
11 48 (1.48%) Visual Studio
12 44 (1.35%) Cypress.io
13 36 (1.11%) WebDriver
14 31 (0.95%) Maven
14 31 (0.95%) Postman
14 31 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
15 30 (0.92%) Mocha
16 25 (0.77%) GitLab
17 24 (0.74%) NUnit
18 23 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,523 (46.82%) Finance
2 419 (12.88%) Banking
3 164 (5.04%) Front Office
4 92 (2.83%) Marketing
5 70 (2.15%) Financial Institution
6 67 (2.06%) Retail
7 64 (1.97%) Games
8 49 (1.51%) Law
9 48 (1.48%) Investment Banking
10 29 (0.89%) Advertising
11 21 (0.65%) Back Office
11 21 (0.65%) Legal
12 19 (0.58%) Retail Banking
13 12 (0.37%) Manufacturing
13 12 (0.37%) Public Sector
14 10 (0.31%) Telecoms
15 9 (0.28%) Electronics
15 9 (0.28%) French Language
16 2 (0.061%) Mandarin Language
16 2 (0.061%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,324 (40.70%) Developer
2 272 (8.36%) Java Developer
3 262 (8.05%) Senior Developer
4 248 (7.62%) Software Engineer
5 241 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
6 236 (7.25%) C# Developer
7 218 (6.70%) .NET Developer
8 213 (6.55%) AWS Engineer
9 160 (4.92%) Python Developer
10 152 (4.67%) Analyst
11 142 (4.37%) Full Stack Developer
12 141 (4.33%) Architect
13 123 (3.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 119 (3.66%) Python Engineer
14 119 (3.66%) React Developer
15 112 (3.44%) Junior
16 110 (3.38%) AWS Developer
17 109 (3.35%) AWS Software Engineer
18 107 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
19 106 (3.26%) Java Developer - Fintech
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 771 (23.70%) .NET
2 501 (15.40%) React
3 450 (13.83%) AngularJS
4 415 (12.76%) .NET Core
5 395 (12.14%) Web Services
6 365 (11.22%) CSS
7 363 (11.16%) HTML
8 282 (8.67%) ASP.NET
9 274 (8.42%) Node.js
10 249 (7.65%) Vue.js
11 212 (6.52%) REST
12 195 (5.99%) RESTful
13 177 (5.44%) .NET Framework
14 154 (4.73%) Spring
15 133 (4.09%) ASP.NET Web API
15 133 (4.09%) Kafka
16 131 (4.03%) Redux
17 113 (3.47%) HTML5
18 105 (3.23%) Jest
19 102 (3.14%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 277 (8.52%) Greenfield Project
2 214 (6.58%) User Experience
3 201 (6.18%) Hedge funds
4 176 (5.41%) Derivative
5 161 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
6 149 (4.58%) Fixed Income
7 132 (4.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 85 (2.61%) Mobile App
9 78 (2.40%) Algorithms
10 70 (2.15%) Cloud Native
11 68 (2.09%) Data Structures
12 66 (2.03%) Equities
13 63 (1.94%) Public Cloud
14 61 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
15 52 (1.60%) Data Centre
16 39 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
17 28 (0.86%) Tandem
18 26 (0.80%) Management Information System
19 21 (0.65%) Virtual Team
20 19 (0.58%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 269 (8.27%) Linux
2 212 (6.52%) Windows
3 103 (3.17%) Windows Server
4 59 (1.81%) Android
5 47 (1.44%) Apple iOS
6 46 (1.41%) Unix
7 27 (0.83%) Ubuntu
8 23 (0.71%) CentOS
9 22 (0.68%) Windows 10
10 21 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
13 12 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (0.31%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.22%) Debian
15 7 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
16 4 (0.12%) VMS
17 1 (0.031%) AIX
17 1 (0.031%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.031%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,325 (40.73%) Agile Software Development
2 810 (24.90%) DevOps
3 576 (17.71%) Software Engineering
4 545 (16.75%) Microservices
5 458 (14.08%) TDD
6 410 (12.60%) Scrum
7 394 (12.11%) Test Automation
8 246 (7.56%) Computer Science
9 234 (7.19%) Problem-Solving
10 225 (6.92%) Asset Management
11 223 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
12 205 (6.30%) Analytics
13 196 (6.03%) OO
14 191 (5.87%) BDD
15 190 (5.84%) SDLC
16 180 (5.53%) Mentoring
17 177 (5.44%) Front End Development
18 169 (5.20%) Artificial Intelligence
19 168 (5.16%) MVC
20 161 (4.95%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 886 (27.24%) JavaScript
2 854 (26.25%) C#
3 824 (25.33%) Python
4 822 (25.27%) Java
5 639 (19.64%) SQL
6 240 (7.38%) TypeScript
7 172 (5.29%) PowerShell
8 97 (2.98%) Kotlin
9 93 (2.86%) T-SQL
10 88 (2.71%) Ruby
11 87 (2.67%) C++
11 87 (2.67%) Scala
12 85 (2.61%) Go
13 74 (2.27%) ES6
14 70 (2.15%) PHP
15 69 (2.12%) Bash Shell
16 61 (1.88%) Java 8
17 50 (1.54%) R
18 37 (1.14%) C
19 29 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 284 (8.73%) Degree
2 113 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (0.92%) Master's Degree
4 28 (0.86%) AWS Certification
5 27 (0.83%) CISSP
6 19 (0.58%) ISEB
7 18 (0.55%) ISTQB
8 16 (0.49%) PhD
9 15 (0.46%) CISM
9 15 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.31%) CCNP
12 9 (0.28%) CEH
12 9 (0.28%) CISA
13 8 (0.25%) OSCP
14 7 (0.22%) CREST Certified
14 7 (0.22%) SANS
15 6 (0.18%) CCNA
15 6 (0.18%) CRISC
15 6 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 273 (8.39%) QA
2 33 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 27 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 23 (0.71%) SLA
6 17 (0.52%) GDPR
7 9 (0.28%) SEPA
8 8 (0.25%) NIST
9 7 (0.22%) PSD2
10 6 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.12%) EMIR
11 4 (0.12%) PMO
12 3 (0.092%) COBIT
12 3 (0.092%) MiFID
13 2 (0.061%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.061%) ISO 20022
13 2 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.061%) PA-DSS
13 2 (0.061%) WCAG
14 1 (0.031%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 604 (18.57%) Docker
2 99 (3.04%) Active Directory
3 37 (1.14%) Hyper-V
4 21 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.18%) LXC
8 5 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.12%) DFS Replication
9 4 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.092%) HDFS
10 3 (0.092%) vSphere
11 2 (0.061%) XenApp
12 1 (0.031%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.031%) Firmware
12 1 (0.031%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.031%) NFS
12 1 (0.031%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.031%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 1 (0.031%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 496 (15.25%) Kubernetes
2 240 (7.38%) Terraform
3 171 (5.26%) Ansible
4 107 (3.29%) Puppet
5 85 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (1.32%) SCCM
7 35 (1.08%) Prometheus
8 27 (0.83%) SCVMM
9 26 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
10 22 (0.68%) Grafana
11 20 (0.61%) Kibana
11 20 (0.61%) Packer
12 11 (0.34%) Mesos
13 9 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
14 7 (0.22%) Marathon
14 7 (0.22%) Salt
15 6 (0.18%) Galera Cluster
15 6 (0.18%) OpenNebula
16 5 (0.15%) Istio
17 4 (0.12%) logstash
Vendors
1 285 (8.76%) Microsoft
2 104 (3.20%) Google
3 56 (1.72%) Oracle
4 36 (1.11%) Cisco
4 36 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
5 31 (0.95%) Tableau
6 30 (0.92%) Red Hat
7 28 (0.86%) Splunk
7 28 (0.86%) VMware
8 26 (0.80%) Atlassian
9 22 (0.68%) SAP
10 21 (0.65%) Foundry
11 15 (0.46%) Adobe
12 14 (0.43%) New Relic
13 13 (0.40%) Sage
14 12 (0.37%) IBM
15 11 (0.34%) Databricks
15 11 (0.34%) Rackspace
16 10 (0.31%) Citrix
17 9 (0.28%) Okta