Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 42 51 70
Rank change year-on-year +9 +19 +27
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 4,105 4,942 5,562
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 5.40% 4.96% 4.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.83% 5.38% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3,649 4,327 4,918
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £48,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £101,250 £96,250
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

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 70,452 91,908 126,796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.65% 92.30% 92.27%
Number of salaries quoted 54,640 74,416 101,523
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £40,000 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +7 2,941 £80,000 +6.67% 427
South East +17 399 £60,000 +14.29% 51
South West +17 225 £50,000 -2.91% 24
North of England +26 212 £50,000 -3.85% 83
Midlands +22 201 £56,250 +12.50% 29
North West +21 140 £55,000 +4.76% 39
West Midlands +6 134 £54,000 +8.00% 22
East Midlands +42 66 £60,000 +20.00% 7
Yorkshire +19 57 £45,000 - 31
East of England +23 42 £52,500 +5.00% 10
North East +9 15 £37,500 -16.67% 13
Fintech
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1,882 (45.85%) Finance
2 1,572 (38.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1,219 (29.70%) AWS
4 1,054 (25.68%) JavaScript
5 1,003 (24.43%) DevOps
6 948 (23.09%) Java
7 900 (21.92%) C#
8 868 (21.14%) Docker
9 859 (20.93%) Microservices
10 844 (20.56%) Python
11 825 (20.10%) Software Engineering
12 786 (19.15%) .NET
13 750 (18.27%) SQL
14 743 (18.10%) Kubernetes
15 733 (17.86%) Azure
16 601 (14.64%) Banking
17 571 (13.91%) React
18 505 (12.30%) TDD
19 482 (11.74%) AngularJS
20 462 (11.25%) Test Automation
21 459 (11.18%) Degree
22 453 (11.04%) TypeScript
23 450 (10.96%) .NET Core
24 443 (10.79%) Node.js
25 435 (10.60%) REST
26 385 (9.38%) GCP
27 383 (9.33%) Terraform
28 377 (9.18%) SaaS
29 367 (8.94%) CSS
30 360 (8.77%) Scrum

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
1 132 (3.22%) Apache Spark
2 71 (1.73%) Confluence
3 61 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
4 32 (0.78%) CMS
5 24 (0.58%) Apache
6 23 (0.56%) WordPress
7 19 (0.46%) Tomcat
8 16 (0.39%) IIS
8 16 (0.39%) SharePoint
9 11 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
9 11 (0.27%) GemFire
10 8 (0.19%) JBoss
11 7 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.17%) MS Exchange
11 7 (0.17%) NServiceBus
12 6 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.15%) nginx
13 5 (0.12%) Ethereum
13 5 (0.12%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 66 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 61 (1.49%) Sketch
3 57 (1.39%) Figma
4 32 (0.78%) InVision
5 31 (0.76%) Adobe XD
6 27 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 21 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
8 18 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
9 12 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 11 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 11 (0.27%) MS Visio
11 6 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.15%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.049%) UXPin
13 1 (0.024%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.024%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.024%) Marvel
13 1 (0.024%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 24 (0.58%) R3 Corda
2 16 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
3 15 (0.37%) NetSuite
4 12 (0.29%) Sentinel
5 5 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.073%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.073%) Magento
7 1 (0.024%) Advent Geneva
7 1 (0.024%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.024%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.024%) Shopify
7 1 (0.024%) Sonata
7 1 (0.024%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,219 (29.70%) AWS
2 733 (17.86%) Azure
3 385 (9.38%) GCP
4 377 (9.18%) SaaS
5 149 (3.63%) Serverless
6 113 (2.75%) AWS Lambda
7 86 (2.10%) Amazon S3
8 81 (1.97%) GitHub
9 64 (1.56%) Microsoft 365
10 63 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
11 61 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
12 57 (1.39%) Datadog
12 57 (1.39%) PaaS
13 56 (1.36%) Power Platform
14 46 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
15 38 (0.93%) Amazon EKS
16 33 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 33 (0.80%) Azure Service Bus
17 28 (0.68%) AWS Fargate
18 27 (0.66%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 62 (1.51%) Firewall
2 43 (1.05%) HTTP
3 30 (0.73%) VPN
4 28 (0.68%) DNS
5 26 (0.63%) TCP/IP
6 15 (0.37%) DHCP
7 13 (0.32%) WAN
8 11 (0.27%) LAN
9 10 (0.24%) Network Security
9 10 (0.24%) VLAN
10 9 (0.22%) SMTP
11 8 (0.19%) BGP
11 8 (0.19%) Multicast
11 8 (0.19%) SSL
12 7 (0.17%) IPsec
12 7 (0.17%) Skype
13 6 (0.15%) Internet
13 6 (0.15%) NetScaler
14 5 (0.12%) SAN
15 4 (0.097%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 341 (8.31%) PostgreSQL
2 305 (7.43%) MongoDB
3 269 (6.55%) SQL Server
4 241 (5.87%) NoSQL
5 237 (5.77%) MySQL
6 150 (3.65%) Relational Database
7 142 (3.46%) Big Data
8 114 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
9 95 (2.31%) Redis
10 93 (2.27%) Hadoop
11 66 (1.61%) Blockchain
12 51 (1.24%) Data Lake
13 49 (1.19%) Power BI
14 46 (1.12%) Tableau
15 45 (1.10%) Apache Hive
16 44 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
16 44 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
17 34 (0.83%) Looker
18 32 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
19 23 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 354 (8.62%) Git (software)
2 306 (7.45%) Jenkins
3 202 (4.92%) JIRA
4 192 (4.68%) Selenium
5 87 (2.12%) Cucumber
6 84 (2.05%) SpecFlow
7 80 (1.95%) TeamCity
8 76 (1.85%) Postman
9 71 (1.73%) Cypress.io
10 64 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
11 62 (1.51%) GitLab
12 61 (1.49%) SonarQube
13 53 (1.29%) Maven
13 53 (1.29%) webpack
14 52 (1.27%) Gradle
15 45 (1.10%) WebDriver
16 44 (1.07%) Visual Studio
17 43 (1.05%) CircleCI
18 37 (0.90%) Bitbucket
18 37 (0.90%) JUnit
General
1 1,882 (45.85%) Finance
2 601 (14.64%) Banking
3 155 (3.78%) Front Office
4 114 (2.78%) Marketing
5 94 (2.29%) Financial Institution
6 76 (1.85%) Games
7 68 (1.66%) Law
8 55 (1.34%) Legal
9 52 (1.27%) Investment Banking
10 47 (1.14%) Retail
11 38 (0.93%) Telecoms
12 37 (0.90%) Manufacturing
13 35 (0.85%) Electronics
14 34 (0.83%) Public Sector
15 18 (0.44%) Advertising
15 18 (0.44%) Retail Banking
16 15 (0.37%) Publishing
17 12 (0.29%) Automotive
17 12 (0.29%) Back Office
18 11 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,770 (43.12%) Developer
2 419 (10.21%) Senior Developer
3 372 (9.06%) Software Engineer
4 365 (8.89%) Java Developer
5 283 (6.89%) .NET Developer
6 256 (6.24%) DevOps Engineer
7 216 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
8 196 (4.77%) Analyst
9 183 (4.46%) React Developer
10 180 (4.38%) AWS Engineer
11 168 (4.09%) C# Developer
12 162 (3.95%) Python Developer
13 129 (3.14%) Software Developer
14 120 (2.92%) .NET Software Engineer
15 118 (2.87%) Junior
16 111 (2.70%) AWS Developer
17 110 (2.68%) Senior Java Developer
18 109 (2.66%) Architect
18 109 (2.66%) Python Engineer
19 107 (2.61%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 786 (19.15%) .NET
2 571 (13.91%) React
3 482 (11.74%) AngularJS
4 450 (10.96%) .NET Core
5 443 (10.79%) Node.js
6 435 (10.60%) REST
7 367 (8.94%) CSS
8 358 (8.72%) HTML
9 330 (8.04%) Kafka
10 295 (7.19%) Spring
11 294 (7.16%) Vue.js
12 265 (6.46%) RESTful
13 252 (6.14%) Web Services
14 210 (5.12%) ASP.NET
15 180 (4.38%) Spring Boot
16 164 (4.00%) Redux
17 136 (3.31%) .NET Framework
18 132 (3.22%) ASP.NET Web API
19 129 (3.14%) GraphQL
20 124 (3.02%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 351 (8.55%) Greenfield Project
2 281 (6.85%) User Experience
3 183 (4.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 176 (4.29%) Hedge funds
5 174 (4.24%) Derivative
6 162 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
7 136 (3.31%) Algorithms
8 127 (3.09%) Data Structures
9 121 (2.95%) Fixed Income
10 119 (2.90%) Equities
11 100 (2.44%) Mobile App
12 91 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
13 62 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
14 59 (1.44%) Organisational Skills
15 51 (1.24%) Cloud Native
16 43 (1.05%) Virtual Team
17 35 (0.85%) Public Cloud
18 32 (0.78%) Data Centre
19 28 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
20 27 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 345 (8.40%) Linux
2 155 (3.78%) Windows
3 133 (3.24%) Android
4 119 (2.90%) Apple iOS
5 77 (1.88%) Unix
6 56 (1.36%) Windows Server
7 26 (0.63%) CentOS
8 20 (0.49%) Windows 10
9 16 (0.39%) Mac OS
10 13 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (0.32%) Ubuntu
11 11 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.19%) Solaris
13 4 (0.097%) Windows Server 2019
14 3 (0.073%) Embedded Linux
15 2 (0.049%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.049%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.024%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,572 (38.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1,003 (24.43%) DevOps
3 859 (20.93%) Microservices
4 825 (20.10%) Software Engineering
5 505 (12.30%) TDD
6 462 (11.25%) Test Automation
7 360 (8.77%) Scrum
8 326 (7.94%) Computer Science
9 316 (7.70%) Problem-Solving
10 276 (6.72%) BDD
11 264 (6.43%) Front End Development
12 263 (6.41%) Mentoring
13 261 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
14 250 (6.09%) Analytics
15 239 (5.82%) SDLC
16 190 (4.63%) MVC
17 187 (4.56%) Artificial Intelligence
18 185 (4.51%) Asset Management
18 185 (4.51%) Infrastructure as Code
19 181 (4.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,054 (25.68%) JavaScript
2 948 (23.09%) Java
3 900 (21.92%) C#
4 844 (20.56%) Python
5 750 (18.27%) SQL
6 453 (11.04%) TypeScript
7 173 (4.21%) Go
8 161 (3.92%) PHP
9 151 (3.68%) Java 8
10 150 (3.65%) C++
11 134 (3.26%) Kotlin
12 114 (2.78%) PowerShell
13 113 (2.75%) ES6
14 87 (2.12%) Bash Shell
15 70 (1.71%) Scala
16 67 (1.63%) T-SQL
17 57 (1.39%) Ruby
18 47 (1.14%) C
19 29 (0.71%) R
20 24 (0.58%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 459 (11.18%) Degree
2 150 (3.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (0.51%) Master's Degree
4 16 (0.39%) ISEB
4 16 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
5 15 (0.37%) AWS Certification
6 14 (0.34%) OSCE
7 13 (0.32%) CISSP
8 12 (0.29%) PhD
9 11 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (0.24%) CISM
10 10 (0.24%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.19%) GIAC
11 8 (0.19%) OSCP
12 7 (0.17%) CISA
12 7 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (0.17%) SANS
13 6 (0.15%) OCP
13 6 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
13 6 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 319 (7.77%) QA
2 29 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 25 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (0.61%) PMO
4 23 (0.56%) PSD2
5 22 (0.54%) GDPR
6 17 (0.41%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.32%) NIST
8 10 (0.24%) ISO 20022
9 8 (0.19%) SOC 1
9 8 (0.19%) SOC 2
10 7 (0.17%) ISO 8583
10 7 (0.17%) SLA
11 4 (0.097%) ISO 22301
12 3 (0.073%) MiFID
12 3 (0.073%) SEPA
13 2 (0.049%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.049%) IFRS
14 1 (0.024%) ISAE 3402
14 1 (0.024%) NCSC
System Software
1 868 (21.14%) Docker
2 68 (1.66%) Active Directory
3 24 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (0.34%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.24%) XenApp
8 6 (0.15%) HDFS
8 6 (0.15%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.12%) vSphere
10 4 (0.097%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.073%) OpenAM
11 3 (0.073%) OpenDJ
12 2 (0.049%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.049%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.049%) NFS
12 2 (0.049%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.024%) Xen
Systems Management
1 743 (18.10%) Kubernetes
2 383 (9.33%) Terraform
3 173 (4.21%) Ansible
4 96 (2.34%) Puppet
5 64 (1.56%) Prometheus
6 49 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
7 38 (0.93%) Grafana
8 22 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
9 15 (0.37%) Salt
10 11 (0.27%) Packer
11 9 (0.22%) Consul
11 9 (0.22%) Istio
11 9 (0.22%) vCenter Server
12 8 (0.19%) linkerd
12 8 (0.19%) Nagios
12 8 (0.19%) SCCM
13 6 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
13 6 (0.15%) XenMobile
14 5 (0.12%) Control-M
14 5 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 254 (6.19%) Microsoft
2 210 (5.12%) Google
3 51 (1.24%) Oracle
3 51 (1.24%) SAP
4 50 (1.22%) Adobe
5 48 (1.17%) VMware
6 41 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
7 35 (0.85%) Samsung
8 31 (0.76%) Databricks
9 24 (0.58%) Splunk
10 22 (0.54%) Sybase
11 21 (0.51%) AppDynamics
11 21 (0.51%) Sun
12 20 (0.49%) Red Hat
13 17 (0.41%) IBM
13 17 (0.41%) Xceptor
14 15 (0.37%) Talend
15 14 (0.34%) Cisco
15 14 (0.34%) Citrix
16 13 (0.32%) Atlassian