Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK > England
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 91 161
Rank change year-on-year +26 +70 +122
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 5,571 5,517 3,523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.18% 3.42% 2.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.98% 8.41% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4,927 4,536 3,107
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £92,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 55,834 65,590 64,754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.90% 40.67% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 42,533 51,033 52,207
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £53,200 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +6.40% +3.09% -3.00%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +7 4,140 £70,000 +7.69% 655
South East +97 564 £55,000 +22.22% 66
North of England +102 406 £47,500 +5.56% 57
North West +71 267 £50,000 +11.11% 39
South West +67 224 £45,000 - 21
East of England -32 140 £65,000 -3.70% 18
Yorkshire +76 112 £45,000 - 15
Midlands -44 100 £45,000 -10.00% 27
East Midlands +19 65 £47,500 - 13
West Midlands -54 35 £42,500 -22.73% 14
North East +30 31 £35,000 +20.69% 3
Fintech
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 2,744 (49.26%) Finance
2 2,400 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
3 1,539 (27.63%) Java
4 1,209 (21.70%) SQL
5 1,166 (20.93%) C#
6 1,162 (20.86%) JavaScript
7 1,074 (19.28%) Banking
8 1,020 (18.31%) Amazon AWS
9 987 (17.72%) .NET
10 984 (17.66%) Python
11 950 (17.05%) DevOps
12 834 (14.97%) Software Engineering
13 803 (14.41%) Scrum
14 780 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 733 (13.16%) AngularJS
16 697 (12.51%) Microservices
17 689 (12.37%) Docker
18 681 (12.22%) HTML
19 635 (11.40%) CSS
20 615 (11.04%) TDD
21 594 (10.66%) Degree
22 591 (10.61%) Linux
23 523 (9.39%) SQL Server
24 514 (9.23%) React
25 487 (8.74%) Microsoft
26 457 (8.20%) Windows
27 451 (8.10%) Test Automation
28 446 (8.01%) Computer Science
29 445 (7.99%) Kubernetes
30 439 (7.88%) Greenfield Project

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 96 (1.72%) Confluence
2 90 (1.62%) Apache Spark
2 90 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
3 72 (1.29%) Apache
4 51 (0.92%) IIS
5 45 (0.81%) SharePoint
5 45 (0.81%) Tomcat
6 29 (0.52%) CMS
7 28 (0.50%) JBoss
8 23 (0.41%) SAS
9 22 (0.39%) WebLogic
10 18 (0.32%) nginx
11 16 (0.29%) Apache Solr
12 15 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 15 (0.27%) Ethereum
12 15 (0.27%) WebSphere
13 14 (0.25%) Hyperledger
14 11 (0.20%) MS Exchange
15 8 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (0.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 100 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (1.13%) Sketch
3 58 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
4 51 (0.92%) InVision
5 25 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 24 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 23 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 21 (0.38%) Marvel
9 18 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
10 17 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
11 12 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
12 10 (0.18%) MS Visio
13 6 (0.11%) Adobe XD
13 6 (0.11%) Chatbot
14 5 (0.090%) LaTeX
14 5 (0.090%) Zeplin
15 4 (0.072%) OmniGraffle
16 2 (0.036%) Figma
16 2 (0.036%) RoboHelp
17 1 (0.018%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 45 (0.81%) Distributed Ledger
2 30 (0.54%) Summit
3 18 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
4 17 (0.31%) R3 Corda
5 15 (0.27%) Magento
5 15 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
5 15 (0.27%) SDL Web 8
6 12 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 9 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
8 6 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (0.072%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 2 (0.036%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.036%) Tradar
10 2 (0.036%) Workday HCM
11 1 (0.018%) Bankmaster
11 1 (0.018%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.018%) Ripple
11 1 (0.018%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,020 (18.31%) Amazon AWS
2 780 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 309 (5.55%) SaaS
4 228 (4.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 124 (2.23%) GitHub
6 109 (1.96%) Serverless
7 101 (1.81%) Office 365
8 79 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
9 68 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
10 59 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
11 52 (0.93%) Power Platform
12 49 (0.88%) PaaS
13 42 (0.75%) IaaS
14 39 (0.70%) Azure Stack
15 35 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
16 33 (0.59%) IBM Cloud
17 30 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
18 27 (0.48%) Amazon S3
19 24 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
20 23 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 128 (2.30%) Firewall
2 94 (1.69%) Internet
3 67 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 50 (0.90%) DNS
5 48 (0.86%) HTTP
6 45 (0.81%) VPN
7 41 (0.74%) FIX Connectivity
8 40 (0.72%) Network Security
9 28 (0.50%) NFC
10 25 (0.45%) WAN
11 21 (0.38%) VLAN
12 19 (0.34%) DHCP
12 19 (0.34%) LAN
13 16 (0.29%) SSL
14 13 (0.23%) DSL
14 13 (0.23%) VoIP
15 12 (0.22%) SAN
16 11 (0.20%) Ethernet
17 10 (0.18%) WebEx
17 10 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 523 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 245 (4.40%) NoSQL
3 231 (4.15%) MySQL
4 211 (3.79%) Blockchain
5 204 (3.66%) Relational Database
6 192 (3.45%) Big Data
7 188 (3.37%) MongoDB
8 180 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
9 106 (1.90%) Hadoop
10 89 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
11 80 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
12 71 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
13 70 (1.26%) RDBMS
13 70 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 69 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 59 (1.06%) Oracle Database
16 53 (0.95%) Redis
17 46 (0.83%) Power BI
18 41 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
18 41 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 417 (7.49%) Git (software)
2 344 (6.17%) JIRA
3 285 (5.12%) Jenkins
4 263 (4.72%) Selenium
5 157 (2.82%) TeamCity
6 145 (2.60%) Cucumber
7 131 (2.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 121 (2.17%) WebDriver
9 84 (1.51%) Visual Studio
10 76 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
11 74 (1.33%) Maven
12 56 (1.01%) SoapUI
13 54 (0.97%) JUnit
14 49 (0.88%) SpecFlow
15 41 (0.74%) Bitbucket
16 39 (0.70%) webpack
17 37 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 35 (0.63%) Subversion
19 33 (0.59%) Appium
19 33 (0.59%) Axure RP
General
1 2,744 (49.26%) Finance
2 1,074 (19.28%) Banking
3 264 (4.74%) Retail
4 170 (3.05%) Marketing
5 150 (2.69%) Financial Institution
6 114 (2.05%) Front Office
7 102 (1.83%) Retail Banking
8 96 (1.72%) Investment Banking
9 88 (1.58%) Telecoms
10 61 (1.09%) Games
11 60 (1.08%) Back Office
12 49 (0.88%) Advertising
13 48 (0.86%) Electronics
14 43 (0.77%) Law
15 37 (0.66%) Legal
16 34 (0.61%) French Language
17 29 (0.52%) Manufacturing
18 18 (0.32%) Publishing
18 18 (0.32%) Retail Finance
19 16 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2,087 (37.46%) Developer
2 534 (9.59%) Java Developer
3 480 (8.62%) Analyst
4 449 (8.06%) Senior Developer
5 392 (7.04%) .NET Developer
6 305 (5.47%) C# Developer
7 285 (5.12%) DevOps Engineer
8 237 (4.25%) Java Developer - Fintech
9 232 (4.16%) Architect
10 194 (3.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 186 (3.34%) Business Analyst
11 186 (3.34%) Software Engineer
12 183 (3.28%) Project Manager
13 177 (3.18%) Junior
14 167 (3.00%) C# .NET Developer
15 162 (2.91%) Python Developer
16 141 (2.53%) Senior Java Developer
17 136 (2.44%) Full Stack Developer
18 132 (2.37%) Software Developer
19 131 (2.35%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 987 (17.72%) .NET
2 733 (13.16%) AngularJS
3 681 (12.22%) HTML
4 635 (11.40%) CSS
5 514 (9.23%) React
6 403 (7.23%) ASP.NET
7 395 (7.09%) Web Services
8 386 (6.93%) Spring
9 366 (6.57%) RESTful
10 312 (5.60%) REST
11 288 (5.17%) Node.js
12 257 (4.61%) .NET Core
13 239 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
14 238 (4.27%) HTML5
15 214 (3.84%) Spring Boot
16 194 (3.48%) .NET Framework
17 182 (3.27%) Kafka
18 174 (3.12%) jQuery
19 173 (3.11%) ASP.NET Web API
20 153 (2.75%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 439 (7.88%) Greenfield Project
2 401 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
3 329 (5.91%) User Experience
4 180 (3.23%) Algorithms
5 171 (3.07%) Hedge funds
6 151 (2.71%) Mobile App
7 135 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 101 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
9 94 (1.69%) Data Structures
10 93 (1.67%) Derivative
11 90 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
12 87 (1.56%) Public Cloud
13 86 (1.54%) Management Information System
14 67 (1.20%) Fixed Income
15 66 (1.18%) Cloud Native
16 65 (1.17%) Equities
17 51 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
18 46 (0.83%) Virtual Team
19 42 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
20 40 (0.72%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 591 (10.61%) Linux
2 457 (8.20%) Windows
3 217 (3.90%) Unix
4 139 (2.50%) Android
5 108 (1.94%) Windows Server
6 95 (1.71%) Apple iOS
7 45 (0.81%) Windows 10
8 43 (0.77%) CentOS
9 28 (0.50%) Ubuntu
10 24 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (0.38%) Mac OS
11 21 (0.38%) Windows 7
12 19 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 12 (0.22%) Debian
15 11 (0.20%) Solaris
16 10 (0.18%) AIX
16 10 (0.18%) Fedora
17 5 (0.090%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,400 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 950 (17.05%) DevOps
3 834 (14.97%) Software Engineering
4 803 (14.41%) Scrum
5 697 (12.51%) Microservices
6 615 (11.04%) TDD
7 451 (8.10%) Test Automation
8 446 (8.01%) Computer Science
9 427 (7.66%) MVC
10 418 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
11 367 (6.59%) Analytics
12 341 (6.12%) SDLC
13 333 (5.98%) Front End Development
14 324 (5.82%) BDD
15 314 (5.64%) Project Management
16 300 (5.39%) Machine Learning
17 293 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
18 287 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
19 277 (4.97%) Mentoring
20 275 (4.94%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1,539 (27.63%) Java
2 1,209 (21.70%) SQL
3 1,166 (20.93%) C#
4 1,162 (20.86%) JavaScript
5 984 (17.66%) Python
6 280 (5.03%) Ruby
7 268 (4.81%) Java 8
8 221 (3.97%) C++
9 196 (3.52%) Bash Shell
10 190 (3.41%) PHP
11 183 (3.28%) TypeScript
12 147 (2.64%) PowerShell
13 146 (2.62%) Scala
14 139 (2.50%) ES6
15 138 (2.48%) Kotlin
16 136 (2.44%) T-SQL
17 133 (2.39%) Go
18 123 (2.21%) R
19 115 (2.06%) C
20 64 (1.15%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 594 (10.66%) Degree
2 168 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 72 (1.29%) CISSP
4 61 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
5 57 (1.02%) PhD
6 46 (0.83%) ISEB
7 43 (0.77%) ISTQB
8 35 (0.63%) CISM
9 31 (0.56%) PMI Certification
10 27 (0.48%) Master's Degree
11 25 (0.45%) DBS Check
12 24 (0.43%) SANS
13 21 (0.38%) AWS Certification
14 19 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
15 17 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (0.31%) Security Cleared
16 16 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 16 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
17 15 (0.27%) CEH
17 15 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 405 (7.27%) QA
2 62 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (0.72%) SLA
4 35 (0.63%) GDPR
5 34 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 32 (0.57%) Data Quality
7 30 (0.54%) PSD2
8 13 (0.23%) PMO
8 13 (0.23%) SEPA
9 12 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 8 (0.14%) ISO 20022
11 5 (0.090%) COBIT
12 4 (0.072%) ISAE 3402
12 4 (0.072%) ISO 8583
13 3 (0.054%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.054%) MiFID
13 3 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.018%) GAAP
14 1 (0.018%) PA-DSS
14 1 (0.018%) SAS 70
System Software
1 689 (12.37%) Docker
2 140 (2.51%) Active Directory
3 66 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 29 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.14%) HDFS
8 5 (0.090%) NFS
8 5 (0.090%) vSphere
9 4 (0.072%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 4 (0.072%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.054%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.018%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.018%) Firmware
11 1 (0.018%) iptables
11 1 (0.018%) KVM
11 1 (0.018%) LXC
11 1 (0.018%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.018%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.018%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 445 (7.99%) Kubernetes
2 270 (4.85%) Ansible
3 236 (4.24%) Terraform
4 134 (2.41%) Puppet
5 133 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
6 63 (1.13%) Salt
7 55 (0.99%) Nagios
8 42 (0.75%) Icinga
9 40 (0.72%) Mesos
10 39 (0.70%) ZABBIX
11 37 (0.66%) Prometheus
12 33 (0.59%) Packer
13 29 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
14 27 (0.48%) SCCM
15 21 (0.38%) SCVMM
16 19 (0.34%) Grafana
17 18 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
18 17 (0.31%) Marathon
19 15 (0.27%) Kibana
20 11 (0.20%) SQL Sentry
Vendors
1 487 (8.74%) Microsoft
2 182 (3.27%) Oracle
3 181 (3.25%) Google
4 95 (1.71%) Salesforce.com
5 88 (1.58%) VMware
6 75 (1.35%) WorldPay
7 63 (1.13%) Tableau
8 59 (1.06%) Adobe
9 56 (1.01%) SAP
10 51 (0.92%) Red Hat
10 51 (0.92%) Splunk
11 46 (0.83%) Cisco
11 46 (0.83%) IBM
12 38 (0.68%) Atlassian
12 38 (0.68%) SolarWinds
13 37 (0.66%) Juniper
14 28 (0.50%) SaltStack
15 26 (0.47%) Hyperion
16 23 (0.41%) Citrix
17 21 (0.38%) Apple