Period
to 27 October 2021

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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 59 43 67
Rank change year-on-year -16 +24 +16
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 5,454 2,529 5,257
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.89% 5.56% 4.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 5.97% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3,976 2,283 4,631
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
75th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £113,750 £97,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -

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 105,100 42,341 116,423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 94.30% 93.16% 92.62%
Number of salaries quoted 70,554 35,637 93,985
10th Percentile £33,000 £33,650 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.18% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 27 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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 3,828 £80,000 +6.67% 654
South East +6 545 £60,000 - 48
North of England +29 404 £55,000 +2.33% 77
South West +34 268 £55,000 +12.24% 30
Midlands -52 238 £50,000 -4.76% 35
North West -10 202 £55,000 - 36
West Midlands -30 200 £50,000 -4.76% 24
Yorkshire +11 168 £55,000 +22.22% 24
East of England -4 121 £65,000 -13.33% 23
East Midlands -43 36 £47,500 -47.80% 11
North East -8 34 £37,500 -16.67% 17
Fintech
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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 2,778 (50.94%) Finance
2 2,014 (36.93%) Agile Software Development
3 1,514 (27.76%) AWS
4 1,311 (24.04%) Software Engineering
5 1,296 (23.76%) Java
6 1,283 (23.52%) JavaScript
7 1,220 (22.37%) React
8 1,210 (22.19%) SQL
9 1,114 (20.43%) Microservices
10 1,106 (20.28%) Docker
11 1,077 (19.75%) Social Skills
12 1,028 (18.85%) Python
13 1,027 (18.83%) DevOps
14 1,020 (18.70%) TypeScript
15 970 (17.79%) .NET
16 955 (17.51%) C#
17 863 (15.82%) Azure
18 862 (15.80%) Banking
19 858 (15.73%) Kubernetes
20 816 (14.96%) Full Stack Development
21 721 (13.22%) TDD
22 707 (12.96%) Node.js
23 636 (11.66%) Test Automation
24 586 (10.74%) HTML
25 573 (10.51%) SaaS
26 565 (10.36%) AngularJS
27 544 (9.97%) REST
28 533 (9.77%) CSS
29 529 (9.70%) Git (software)
30 525 (9.63%) RESTful

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
1 225 (4.13%) Apache Spark
2 153 (2.81%) Confluence
3 128 (2.35%) Apache
4 88 (1.61%) CMS
4 88 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
5 76 (1.39%) GemFire
6 48 (0.88%) Apache Airflow
7 27 (0.50%) nginx
8 25 (0.46%) SharePoint
9 22 (0.40%) Tomcat
10 20 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
11 15 (0.28%) WordPress
12 13 (0.24%) Headless CMS
13 11 (0.20%) Apache Pulsar
13 11 (0.20%) Jupyter
14 8 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
15 6 (0.11%) NServiceBus
16 5 (0.092%) Ethereum
16 5 (0.092%) Hyperledger
16 5 (0.092%) IIS
Applications
1 56 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (0.94%) Figma
3 30 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 25 (0.46%) Sketch
5 23 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (0.29%) Adobe XD
7 15 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 14 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 12 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
10 11 (0.20%) MS Visio
11 7 (0.13%) InVision
12 6 (0.11%) Photoshop
13 5 (0.092%) GIMP
14 3 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
14 3 (0.055%) Chatbot
15 2 (0.037%) Adobe After Effects
16 1 (0.018%) InDesign
16 1 (0.018%) MadCap Flare
16 1 (0.018%) Marvel
16 1 (0.018%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 67 (1.23%) Payment Gateway
2 33 (0.61%) Distributed Ledger
3 9 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 6 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.092%) Sentinel
5 5 (0.092%) Summit
6 4 (0.073%) MetaTrader
7 3 (0.055%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.018%) FINCAD Analytics
8 1 (0.018%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.018%) R3 Corda
8 1 (0.018%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
8 1 (0.018%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,514 (27.76%) AWS
2 863 (15.82%) Azure
3 573 (10.51%) SaaS
4 328 (6.01%) GCP
5 315 (5.78%) Serverless
6 265 (4.86%) GitHub
7 214 (3.92%) AWS Lambda
8 121 (2.22%) Amazon S3
9 95 (1.74%) PaaS
10 94 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
11 73 (1.34%) Power Platform
12 71 (1.30%) Amazon SQS
13 70 (1.28%) Amazon Kinesis
14 65 (1.19%) Snowflake
15 62 (1.14%) Amazon EKS
16 61 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
17 59 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
18 48 (0.88%) IaaS
19 46 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
20 44 (0.81%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 165 (3.03%) HTTP
2 48 (0.88%) Internet
3 43 (0.79%) Firewall
4 38 (0.70%) Skype
5 35 (0.64%) DNS
6 27 (0.50%) TCP/IP
7 21 (0.39%) Network Security
8 13 (0.24%) RIP
8 13 (0.24%) SSL
9 11 (0.20%) Broadband
9 11 (0.20%) VPN
10 9 (0.17%) WAN
11 7 (0.13%) Wireless
12 5 (0.092%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (0.092%) FIX Connectivity
13 4 (0.073%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (0.073%) LAN
13 4 (0.073%) SAN
13 4 (0.073%) SD-WAN
13 4 (0.073%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 477 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
2 435 (7.98%) NoSQL
3 310 (5.68%) SQL Server
4 309 (5.67%) MongoDB
5 299 (5.48%) MySQL
6 238 (4.36%) Relational Database
7 223 (4.09%) Big Data
8 220 (4.03%) Redis
9 130 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 117 (2.15%) Hadoop
11 111 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
12 110 (2.02%) Blockchain
13 102 (1.87%) MariaDB
14 83 (1.52%) HBase
15 73 (1.34%) Power BI
16 60 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
17 59 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
18 58 (1.06%) Tableau
19 56 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 54 (0.99%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 529 (9.70%) Git (software)
2 387 (7.10%) Jenkins
3 295 (5.41%) JIRA
4 221 (4.05%) Cypress.io
5 186 (3.41%) Cucumber
6 172 (3.15%) Selenium
7 166 (3.04%) JUnit
8 137 (2.51%) TeamCity
9 125 (2.29%) Gradle
10 102 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
10 102 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
11 98 (1.80%) Protractor
12 97 (1.78%) Mockito
13 95 (1.74%) IntelliJ
14 90 (1.65%) Postman
15 84 (1.54%) Storybook
16 82 (1.50%) SonarQube
17 80 (1.47%) GitLab
17 80 (1.47%) webpack
18 77 (1.41%) Eclipse
General
1 2,778 (50.94%) Finance
2 1,077 (19.75%) Social Skills
3 862 (15.80%) Banking
4 348 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 186 (3.41%) Financial Institution
6 179 (3.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 156 (2.86%) Retail
8 146 (2.68%) Law
9 141 (2.59%) Marketing
10 100 (1.83%) Investment Banking
11 97 (1.78%) Games
12 66 (1.21%) Front Office
13 63 (1.16%) Back Office
14 52 (0.95%) Legal
15 51 (0.94%) Automotive
16 47 (0.86%) Retail Finance
17 40 (0.73%) Organisational Skills
17 40 (0.73%) Presentation Skills
17 40 (0.73%) Telecoms
18 29 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,297 (42.12%) Developer
2 526 (9.64%) Senior Developer
2 526 (9.64%) Software Engineer
3 391 (7.17%) Java Developer
4 303 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
5 266 (4.88%) Analyst
6 264 (4.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 259 (4.75%) .NET Developer
8 247 (4.53%) Software Developer
9 237 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
10 230 (4.22%) Lead Developer
11 222 (4.07%) Senior Software Engineer
12 215 (3.94%) C# Developer
13 199 (3.65%) React Developer
14 198 (3.63%) PHP Developer
15 142 (2.60%) Java Engineer
16 137 (2.51%) Senior Java Developer
17 136 (2.49%) Data Engineer
18 110 (2.02%) AWS Engineer
19 109 (2.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,220 (22.37%) React
2 970 (17.79%) .NET
3 707 (12.96%) Node.js
4 586 (10.74%) HTML
5 565 (10.36%) AngularJS
6 544 (9.97%) REST
7 533 (9.77%) CSS
8 525 (9.63%) RESTful
9 510 (9.35%) Kafka
10 493 (9.04%) Spring
11 481 (8.82%) .NET Core
12 309 (5.67%) Vue.js
13 283 (5.19%) Spring Boot
14 282 (5.17%) Redux
15 276 (5.06%) Web Services
16 266 (4.88%) React Native
17 236 (4.33%) ASP.NET
18 234 (4.29%) .NET Framework
19 226 (4.14%) GraphQL
20 221 (4.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 492 (9.02%) User Experience
2 413 (7.57%) Greenfield Project
3 210 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
4 194 (3.56%) Mobile App
5 162 (2.97%) Algorithms
6 147 (2.70%) Hedge funds
7 114 (2.09%) Cloud Native
8 102 (1.87%) Data Structures
8 102 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
9 97 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 88 (1.61%) Derivative
10 88 (1.61%) Legacy Systems
10 88 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
11 76 (1.39%) Blog
12 75 (1.38%) Legacy Code
13 74 (1.36%) Virtual Team
14 62 (1.14%) Equities
15 44 (0.81%) Fixed Income
16 43 (0.79%) Data Centre
17 41 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 485 (8.89%) Linux
2 170 (3.12%) Windows
3 166 (3.04%) Unix
4 110 (2.02%) Apple iOS
5 95 (1.74%) Android
6 38 (0.70%) Windows Server
7 25 (0.46%) Mac OS X
8 19 (0.35%) Windows 10
9 15 (0.28%) Mac OS
10 14 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 13 (0.24%) CentOS
12 12 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.11%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.092%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.092%) Windows Server 2019
15 4 (0.073%) Debian
15 4 (0.073%) Windows Server 2016
16 2 (0.037%) Fedora
16 2 (0.037%) Windows Server 2008
17 1 (0.018%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,014 (36.93%) Agile Software Development
2 1,311 (24.04%) Software Engineering
3 1,114 (20.43%) Microservices
4 1,027 (18.83%) DevOps
5 816 (14.96%) Full Stack Development
6 721 (13.22%) TDD
7 636 (11.66%) Test Automation
8 510 (9.35%) Computer Science
9 497 (9.11%) Problem-Solving
10 482 (8.84%) Scrum
11 463 (8.49%) Front End Development
12 447 (8.20%) Analytics
13 425 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
14 414 (7.59%) Mentoring
15 348 (6.38%) Clean Code
16 345 (6.33%) SDLC
17 335 (6.14%) BDD
18 323 (5.92%) Unit Testing
19 310 (5.68%) Continuous Improvement
20 303 (5.56%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1,296 (23.76%) Java
2 1,283 (23.52%) JavaScript
3 1,210 (22.19%) SQL
4 1,028 (18.85%) Python
5 1,020 (18.70%) TypeScript
6 955 (17.51%) C#
7 369 (6.77%) Go
8 331 (6.07%) PHP
9 236 (4.33%) Kotlin
10 158 (2.90%) T-SQL
11 138 (2.53%) Bash Shell
12 136 (2.49%) Ruby
13 134 (2.46%) Scala
14 133 (2.44%) Shell Script
15 118 (2.16%) Java 8
16 111 (2.04%) PowerShell
17 108 (1.98%) Groovy
18 105 (1.93%) C
19 83 (1.52%) C++
20 66 (1.21%) Rust
Qualifications
1 517 (9.48%) Degree
2 230 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 70 (1.28%) OCP
3 70 (1.28%) Oracle Certification
4 67 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
5 53 (0.97%) ISEB
6 43 (0.79%) Master's Degree
7 19 (0.35%) CISSP
8 15 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 14 (0.26%) CISM
10 13 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (0.20%) PhD
12 10 (0.18%) CCNA
13 9 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.13%) AWS Certification
15 7 (0.13%) CISA
15 7 (0.13%) PMI Certification
15 7 (0.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 458 (8.40%) QA
2 103 (1.89%) GDPR
3 68 (1.25%) PSD2
4 67 (1.23%) Accessibility
5 64 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 54 (0.99%) PCI DSS
7 36 (0.66%) Data Quality
8 33 (0.61%) SLA
9 29 (0.53%) PMO
10 15 (0.28%) ISO 22301
11 10 (0.18%) NIST
12 6 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.092%) Cyber Essentials
13 5 (0.092%) GRC
14 4 (0.073%) COBIT
14 4 (0.073%) SEPA
15 3 (0.055%) NCSC
15 3 (0.055%) NIST 800
16 2 (0.037%) ISO 8583
16 2 (0.037%) SOC 2
System Software
1 1,106 (20.28%) Docker
2 78 (1.43%) HDFS
2 78 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (1.14%) Active Directory
4 38 (0.70%) ISA Server
5 14 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (0.15%) vSphere
7 3 (0.055%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.055%) LXC
7 3 (0.055%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.037%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.037%) Firmware
8 2 (0.037%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.037%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.037%) Xen
9 1 (0.018%) KVM
9 1 (0.018%) NFS
9 1 (0.018%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.018%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 858 (15.73%) Kubernetes
2 498 (9.13%) Terraform
3 268 (4.91%) Ansible
4 90 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
5 78 (1.43%) Prometheus
6 71 (1.30%) Puppet
7 57 (1.05%) Grafana
8 14 (0.26%) Mesos
8 14 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (0.18%) Kibana
10 8 (0.15%) Graphite
10 8 (0.15%) Istio
10 8 (0.15%) logstash
10 8 (0.15%) Salt
10 8 (0.15%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.13%) HAProxy
12 6 (0.11%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.092%) Pingdom
13 5 (0.092%) SCCM
14 4 (0.073%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 353 (6.47%) Microsoft
2 251 (4.60%) Google
3 170 (3.12%) Salesforce.com
4 158 (2.90%) Samsung
5 132 (2.42%) Oracle
6 107 (1.96%) VMware
7 79 (1.45%) Okta
8 37 (0.68%) WorldPay
9 30 (0.55%) Adobe
9 30 (0.55%) Atlassian
10 29 (0.53%) Xceptor
11 26 (0.48%) IBM
12 24 (0.44%) Databricks
13 23 (0.42%) Cisco
13 23 (0.42%) Solace
14 21 (0.39%) Apple
15 20 (0.37%) Meraki
16 19 (0.35%) Splunk
17 18 (0.33%) SAP
18 16 (0.29%) Pega