Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 143 258
Rank change year-on-year +59 +115 +220
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 5,636 4,086 2,522
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.61% 2.45% 1.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.20% 5.48% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4,825 3,575 2,251
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £37,000 £34,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £86,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -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 68,694 74,522 78,628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.98% 44.74% 42.97%
Number of salaries quoted 53,412 56,411 65,307
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018. 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 +38 4,408 £67,500 +3.85% 573
South East +51 410 £50,000 +4.17% 61
North of England +57 289 £47,500 +5.56% 79
North West +79 205 £50,000 +2.04% 60
East of England +58 195 £62,500 +38.89% 18
South West +93 180 £40,500 -10.00% 31
Midlands +3 146 £52,500 +8.25% 23
West Midlands +12 76 £52,500 +8.25% 10
Yorkshire -24 76 £45,000 +12.50% 15
East Midlands -2 70 £50,000 +5.26% 13
North East -17 8 £38,750 -8.82% 4
Fintech
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 3,021 (53.60%) Finance
2 2,332 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
3 1,734 (30.77%) Java
4 1,325 (23.51%) SQL
5 1,174 (20.83%) JavaScript
6 1,098 (19.48%) C#
7 985 (17.48%) Python
8 946 (16.78%) Amazon AWS
9 902 (16.00%) .NET
10 896 (15.90%) HTML
11 841 (14.92%) AngularJS
12 794 (14.09%) Banking
13 791 (14.03%) CSS
14 772 (13.70%) TDD
15 767 (13.61%) DevOps
16 760 (13.48%) Scrum
17 759 (13.47%) Linux
18 734 (13.02%) Degree
19 730 (12.95%) Microsoft Azure
20 692 (12.28%) SQL Server
21 684 (12.14%) Microservices
22 679 (12.05%) Software Engineering
23 602 (10.68%) MVC
24 577 (10.24%) Test Automation
25 573 (10.17%) Docker
26 543 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
27 493 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
28 492 (8.73%) React
29 487 (8.64%) Web Services
30 483 (8.57%) 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
1 131 (2.32%) Apache Spark
2 96 (1.70%) Apache
3 93 (1.65%) Confluence
4 80 (1.42%) Ethereum
5 77 (1.37%) JBoss
6 75 (1.33%) IIS
7 70 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
8 69 (1.22%) Tomcat
9 57 (1.01%) CMS
10 55 (0.98%) WebLogic
10 55 (0.98%) WebSphere
11 34 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
12 32 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 30 (0.53%) SharePoint
14 26 (0.46%) NServiceBus
14 26 (0.46%) SAS
15 23 (0.41%) Apache Solr
16 17 (0.30%) OpenStack
17 15 (0.27%) MS Exchange
18 14 (0.25%) GlassFish
Applications
1 123 (2.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 98 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
3 51 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 40 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 35 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
6 28 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 26 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
8 16 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 13 (0.23%) InVision
9 13 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
10 9 (0.16%) Chatbot
11 8 (0.14%) RoboHelp
12 6 (0.11%) SPSS
13 3 (0.053%) Stata
14 2 (0.035%) InDesign
15 1 (0.018%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.018%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.018%) Camtasia
15 1 (0.018%) Mingle
15 1 (0.018%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 35 (0.62%) Ripple
2 31 (0.55%) Distributed Ledger
3 27 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
5 8 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
6 7 (0.12%) Magento
7 6 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.089%) Advent Geneva
8 5 (0.089%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.089%) Siebel CRM
8 5 (0.089%) Tradar
9 4 (0.071%) BASE24
9 4 (0.071%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 4 (0.071%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.071%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 4 (0.071%) R3 Corda
10 3 (0.053%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.053%) Summit
10 3 (0.053%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 946 (16.78%) Amazon AWS
2 730 (12.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 235 (4.17%) SaaS
4 145 (2.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 97 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
6 95 (1.69%) GitHub
7 75 (1.33%) Serverless
8 65 (1.15%) PaaS
9 62 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
10 51 (0.90%) OpenShift
11 49 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
12 43 (0.76%) Office 365
13 41 (0.73%) IBM Cloud
14 40 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
15 36 (0.64%) Amazon S3
16 28 (0.50%) IaaS
17 21 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
18 20 (0.35%) CloudFront
19 19 (0.34%) Heroku
20 16 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 122 (2.16%) Firewall
2 81 (1.44%) TCP/IP
3 68 (1.21%) DNS
4 67 (1.19%) HTTP
5 64 (1.14%) Internet
6 37 (0.66%) VPN
7 35 (0.62%) BGP
8 34 (0.60%) Multicast
8 34 (0.60%) Network Security
9 33 (0.59%) WAN
10 31 (0.55%) LAN
11 29 (0.51%) NFC
12 28 (0.50%) VLAN
13 25 (0.44%) EIGRP
13 25 (0.44%) OSPF
14 23 (0.41%) WebEx
15 22 (0.39%) DHCP
16 21 (0.37%) AMQP
17 16 (0.28%) SSL
18 15 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 692 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 330 (5.86%) NoSQL
3 319 (5.66%) Blockchain
4 299 (5.31%) Big Data
5 289 (5.13%) MySQL
6 254 (4.51%) MongoDB
7 225 (3.99%) Relational Database
8 201 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
9 159 (2.82%) Hadoop
10 146 (2.59%) SQL Server 2016
11 131 (2.32%) RDBMS
12 95 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 87 (1.54%) RavenDB
14 83 (1.47%) Apache Hive
15 75 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
16 71 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 66 (1.17%) Redis
18 63 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
19 55 (0.98%) Power BI
20 45 (0.80%) HBase
Development Applications
1 462 (8.20%) Git (software)
2 281 (4.99%) Jenkins
3 266 (4.72%) Selenium
4 236 (4.19%) JIRA
5 164 (2.91%) Maven
6 145 (2.57%) TeamCity
7 143 (2.54%) Cucumber
8 141 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
9 138 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 108 (1.92%) WebDriver
11 106 (1.88%) JUnit
12 97 (1.72%) Visual Studio
13 95 (1.69%) Gradle
14 91 (1.61%) SpecFlow
15 73 (1.30%) Subversion
16 58 (1.03%) NUnit
17 55 (0.98%) gulp
18 54 (0.96%) Appium
19 50 (0.89%) webpack
20 43 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3,021 (53.60%) Finance
2 794 (14.09%) Banking
3 229 (4.06%) Retail
4 210 (3.73%) Investment Banking
5 153 (2.71%) Marketing
6 134 (2.38%) Front Office
7 129 (2.29%) Advertising
8 123 (2.18%) Financial Institution
9 100 (1.77%) Games
10 82 (1.45%) Retail Banking
11 74 (1.31%) Telecoms
12 70 (1.24%) Law
13 62 (1.10%) Back Office
14 48 (0.85%) Legal
15 46 (0.82%) Electronics
16 32 (0.57%) Publishing
17 28 (0.50%) Retail Finance
18 24 (0.43%) Billing
19 23 (0.41%) Manufacturing
20 21 (0.37%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 2,392 (42.44%) Developer
2 696 (12.35%) Java Developer
3 530 (9.40%) Senior Developer
4 479 (8.50%) Analyst
5 426 (7.56%) .NET Developer
6 303 (5.38%) C# Developer
7 272 (4.83%) Java Developer - Fintech
8 269 (4.77%) Architect
9 248 (4.40%) DevOps Engineer
10 208 (3.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 205 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
12 194 (3.44%) Consultant
13 178 (3.16%) Software Engineer
14 160 (2.84%) Project Manager
15 157 (2.79%) .NET Developer - Fintech
15 157 (2.79%) Full Stack Developer
16 152 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
17 147 (2.61%) JavaScript Developer
18 145 (2.57%) Business Analyst
19 141 (2.50%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 902 (16.00%) .NET
2 896 (15.90%) HTML
3 841 (14.92%) AngularJS
4 791 (14.03%) CSS
5 492 (8.73%) React
6 487 (8.64%) Web Services
7 483 (8.57%) ASP.NET
8 480 (8.52%) Spring
9 396 (7.03%) HTML5
10 351 (6.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 344 (6.10%) Node.js
12 339 (6.01%) jQuery
13 336 (5.96%) REST
14 332 (5.89%) RESTful
15 301 (5.34%) CSS3
16 289 (5.13%) .NET Framework
17 237 (4.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 201 (3.57%) Spring Boot
19 198 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
20 187 (3.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 543 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
2 474 (8.41%) Greenfield Project
3 411 (7.29%) Computer Science
4 394 (6.99%) User Experience
5 238 (4.22%) Hedge funds
6 227 (4.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 185 (3.28%) Mobile App
8 172 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
9 158 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
10 151 (2.68%) Algorithms
11 123 (2.18%) Fixed Income
12 111 (1.97%) Derivative
13 97 (1.72%) Equities
14 87 (1.54%) Data Structures
15 79 (1.40%) Bitcoin
16 74 (1.31%) Management Information System
17 58 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
18 50 (0.89%) Virtual Team
19 48 (0.85%) Data Centre
20 39 (0.69%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 759 (13.47%) Linux
2 383 (6.80%) Windows
3 213 (3.78%) Unix
4 197 (3.50%) Android
5 156 (2.77%) Apple iOS
6 93 (1.65%) Windows Server
7 51 (0.90%) CentOS
8 42 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (0.51%) Mac OS
10 24 (0.43%) Solaris
11 22 (0.39%) Fedora
12 20 (0.35%) Ubuntu
13 17 (0.30%) AIX
14 16 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (0.25%) Debian
15 14 (0.25%) Mac OS X
15 14 (0.25%) Windows 10
16 11 (0.20%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.14%) SUSE
18 6 (0.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,332 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 772 (13.70%) TDD
3 767 (13.61%) DevOps
4 760 (13.48%) Scrum
5 684 (12.14%) Microservices
6 679 (12.05%) Software Engineering
7 602 (10.68%) MVC
8 577 (10.24%) Test Automation
9 493 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
10 406 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
11 339 (6.01%) BDD
12 332 (5.89%) Machine Learning
13 324 (5.75%) Analytics
14 303 (5.38%) Front End Development
15 296 (5.25%) OO
16 289 (5.13%) Web Development
17 287 (5.09%) Mentoring
18 286 (5.07%) Asset Management
19 285 (5.06%) Mathematics
20 280 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1,734 (30.77%) Java
2 1,325 (23.51%) SQL
3 1,174 (20.83%) JavaScript
4 1,098 (19.48%) C#
5 985 (17.48%) Python
6 325 (5.77%) Java 8
7 303 (5.38%) C++
8 280 (4.97%) Ruby
9 241 (4.28%) PHP
10 208 (3.69%) Scala
11 171 (3.03%) TypeScript
12 168 (2.98%) C
13 155 (2.75%) T-SQL
14 143 (2.54%) Bash Shell
15 139 (2.47%) PowerShell
16 130 (2.31%) R
17 122 (2.16%) Go
18 109 (1.93%) ES6
19 96 (1.70%) Kotlin
20 91 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 734 (13.02%) Degree
2 176 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 80 (1.42%) CISSP
4 77 (1.37%) PhD
5 61 (1.08%) Master's Degree
5 61 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
6 36 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (0.57%) PMI Certification
8 29 (0.51%) PMP
9 26 (0.46%) CISA
10 24 (0.43%) CCNA
10 24 (0.43%) CEH
11 22 (0.39%) CISM
11 22 (0.39%) ISTQB
11 22 (0.39%) OSCP
12 21 (0.37%) CREST Certified
13 20 (0.35%) CCNP
13 20 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (0.32%) ISEB
15 17 (0.30%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 443 (7.86%) QA
2 99 (1.76%) PCI DSS
3 74 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 50 (0.89%) GCP
5 32 (0.57%) GDPR
6 30 (0.53%) Data Quality
7 29 (0.51%) SLA
8 28 (0.50%) PSD2
9 25 (0.44%) MiFID
9 25 (0.44%) PMO
10 16 (0.28%) SEPA
11 10 (0.18%) COBIT
11 10 (0.18%) EMIR
12 7 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
12 7 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
13 6 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 5 (0.089%) BS7799
14 5 (0.089%) SSAE 16
15 4 (0.071%) ISO 8583
16 3 (0.053%) GAAP
System Software
1 573 (10.17%) Docker
2 123 (2.18%) Active Directory
3 70 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (0.73%) HDFS
5 25 (0.44%) Hyper-V
6 21 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (0.25%) Apache Flume
8 12 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.16%) iptables
10 8 (0.14%) Xen
11 7 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.089%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 4 (0.071%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.071%) XenServer
14 3 (0.053%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.053%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.035%) LXC
15 2 (0.035%) XenApp
16 1 (0.018%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 333 (5.91%) Kubernetes
2 319 (5.66%) Ansible
3 186 (3.30%) Puppet
4 183 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
5 160 (2.84%) Terraform
6 69 (1.22%) Salt
7 43 (0.76%) Nagios
8 31 (0.55%) Grafana
9 25 (0.44%) Oozie
10 21 (0.37%) ZABBIX
11 18 (0.32%) Consul
11 18 (0.32%) Prometheus
11 18 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
12 16 (0.28%) logstash
13 14 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
13 14 (0.25%) HockeyApp
13 14 (0.25%) Mesos
14 12 (0.21%) Capistrano
14 12 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
14 12 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 429 (7.61%) Microsoft
2 284 (5.04%) Oracle
3 221 (3.92%) Google
4 172 (3.05%) WorldPay
5 103 (1.83%) VMware
6 96 (1.70%) Red Hat
7 78 (1.38%) Cisco
8 62 (1.10%) Splunk
9 60 (1.06%) IBM
10 58 (1.03%) SAP
11 57 (1.01%) Tableau
12 53 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
13 49 (0.87%) Zend
14 41 (0.73%) TIBCO
15 38 (0.67%) Adobe
16 33 (0.59%) Xamarin
17 29 (0.51%) Atlassian
17 29 (0.51%) Capita
18 28 (0.50%) Apple
18 28 (0.50%) HP