Period
to 11 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
England > London
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 37 65
Rank change year-on-year +7 +28 +41
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 4,013 4,211 3,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 7.46% 6.33% 4.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 6.84% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3,478 3,651 3,025
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 50,151 61,598 69,654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.20% 92.55% 93.79%
Number of salaries quoted 40,442 49,848 54,270
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Fintech
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Fintech as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in London

Fintech
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Fintech in London.

Salary trend for Fintech in London

Fintech
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in London over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Fintech in London

Fintech
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fintech within the London region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Central London +13 1,290 £70,000 - 295
South London +13 209 £57,500 -11.54% 3
West London -22 57 £65,000 +8.33% 79
East London -17 7 £66,250 +130.43% 47
North London -27 2 £55,000 -21.43% 5
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 London region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 1,862 (46.40%) Finance
2 1,600 (39.87%) Agile Software Development
3 1,079 (26.89%) Java
4 904 (22.53%) Python
5 876 (21.83%) AWS
6 819 (20.41%) SQL
7 751 (18.71%) Banking
8 725 (18.07%) DevOps
9 710 (17.69%) JavaScript
10 707 (17.62%) C#
11 647 (16.12%) Docker
12 610 (15.20%) Software Engineering
13 599 (14.93%) .NET
14 579 (14.43%) Degree
15 569 (14.18%) Microservices
16 540 (13.46%) Scrum
17 520 (12.96%) Linux
18 513 (12.78%) Computer Science
19 493 (12.29%) Azure
20 460 (11.46%) Kubernetes
21 456 (11.36%) TDD
22 417 (10.39%) HTML
23 410 (10.22%) SQL Server
24 393 (9.79%) AngularJS
25 387 (9.64%) Microsoft
26 361 (9.00%) REST
27 353 (8.80%) Greenfield Project
28 337 (8.40%) CSS
29 336 (8.37%) React
30 335 (8.35%) Git (software)

Fintech
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 145 (3.61%) Apache Spark
2 82 (2.04%) Confluence
3 79 (1.97%) Apache
4 66 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
5 50 (1.25%) IIS
6 46 (1.15%) nginx
7 44 (1.10%) Tomcat
8 24 (0.60%) CMS
9 21 (0.52%) WebSphere
10 18 (0.45%) OpenStack
11 16 (0.40%) Ethereum
11 16 (0.40%) SAS
12 15 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
13 13 (0.32%) Hyperledger
14 12 (0.30%) JBoss
14 12 (0.30%) SharePoint
15 11 (0.27%) Apache Solr
16 9 (0.22%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 7 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 90 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
2 83 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (0.70%) Sketch
4 22 (0.55%) InVision
5 20 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.30%) Zeplin
7 11 (0.27%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.12%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.100%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.100%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.100%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.100%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.050%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.025%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.025%) Figma
11 1 (0.025%) InDesign
11 1 (0.025%) Marvel
11 1 (0.025%) SPSS
11 1 (0.025%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 31 (0.77%) Distributed Ledger
2 21 (0.52%) R3 Corda
2 21 (0.52%) thinkFolio
3 20 (0.50%) NetSuite
4 9 (0.22%) Magento
5 8 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
5 8 (0.20%) SDL Web 8
6 5 (0.12%) Temenos T24
7 4 (0.100%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 4 (0.100%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.075%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.075%) HFM
8 3 (0.075%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.075%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.025%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.025%) ION MarketView
9 1 (0.025%) RMDS
9 1 (0.025%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.025%) SAP HCM
9 1 (0.025%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 876 (21.83%) AWS
2 493 (12.29%) Azure
3 237 (5.91%) GCP
4 227 (5.66%) SaaS
5 105 (2.62%) GitHub
6 90 (2.24%) Power Platform
6 90 (2.24%) Serverless
7 72 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
8 66 (1.64%) Office 365
9 55 (1.37%) PaaS
10 45 (1.12%) Amazon S3
11 41 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
11 41 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
12 36 (0.90%) IaaS
13 29 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
14 26 (0.65%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 25 (0.62%) Amazon ECS
15 25 (0.62%) Firebase
15 25 (0.62%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 23 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (1.54%) Firewall
2 53 (1.32%) HTTP
3 50 (1.25%) DNS
4 27 (0.67%) Internet
4 27 (0.67%) VPN
5 25 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 23 (0.57%) LAN
6 23 (0.57%) SSL
7 16 (0.40%) WAN
8 15 (0.37%) SAN
9 13 (0.32%) DHCP
10 12 (0.30%) IPFS
11 11 (0.27%) Wireless
12 9 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (0.20%) Network Security
13 8 (0.20%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
14 7 (0.17%) DSL
14 7 (0.17%) Ethernet
14 7 (0.17%) VLAN
14 7 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (10.22%) SQL Server
2 199 (4.96%) Big Data
3 198 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
4 179 (4.46%) Relational Database
5 174 (4.34%) NoSQL
6 141 (3.51%) MySQL
7 117 (2.92%) Blockchain
8 99 (2.47%) Hadoop
9 90 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
9 90 (2.24%) Power BI
10 81 (2.02%) MongoDB
11 79 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 60 (1.50%) Redis
13 53 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 48 (1.20%) Looker
15 46 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 42 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
17 39 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 36 (0.90%) RDBMS
19 35 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 335 (8.35%) Git (software)
2 265 (6.60%) Jenkins
3 222 (5.53%) JIRA
4 130 (3.24%) Selenium
5 63 (1.57%) Cucumber
5 63 (1.57%) Maven
6 53 (1.32%) TeamCity
7 49 (1.22%) WebDriver
8 46 (1.15%) Bitbucket
8 46 (1.15%) webpack
9 42 (1.05%) JUnit
10 37 (0.92%) Jasmine
11 36 (0.90%) Gradle
12 35 (0.87%) CircleCI
13 29 (0.72%) Visual Studio
14 28 (0.70%) GitLab
14 28 (0.70%) Mockito
15 26 (0.65%) Cypress.io
16 25 (0.62%) Postman
16 25 (0.62%) Protractor
General
1 1,862 (46.40%) Finance
2 751 (18.71%) Banking
3 189 (4.71%) Marketing
4 109 (2.72%) Retail
5 108 (2.69%) Front Office
6 81 (2.02%) Advertising
7 79 (1.97%) Games
8 67 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 67 (1.67%) Investment Banking
9 43 (1.07%) Legal
10 39 (0.97%) Law
11 34 (0.85%) Back Office
12 31 (0.77%) French Language
13 30 (0.75%) Retail Banking
14 29 (0.72%) Spanish Language
15 25 (0.62%) German Language
16 24 (0.60%) Italian Language
16 24 (0.60%) Telecoms
17 17 (0.42%) Retail Finance
18 7 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,565 (39.00%) Developer
2 417 (10.39%) Senior Developer
3 402 (10.02%) Java Developer
4 313 (7.80%) Analyst
5 276 (6.88%) C# Developer
6 241 (6.01%) DevOps Engineer
7 227 (5.66%) .NET Developer
8 205 (5.11%) Software Engineer
9 195 (4.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 166 (4.14%) Python Developer
11 148 (3.69%) Java Developer - Fintech
12 138 (3.44%) Architect
13 137 (3.41%) Junior
14 132 (3.29%) Business Analyst
15 130 (3.24%) Java Engineer
16 128 (3.19%) React Developer
17 123 (3.07%) C# .NET Developer
18 103 (2.57%) Junior Developer
18 103 (2.57%) Lead Developer
19 95 (2.37%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 599 (14.93%) .NET
2 417 (10.39%) HTML
3 393 (9.79%) AngularJS
4 361 (9.00%) REST
5 337 (8.40%) CSS
6 336 (8.37%) React
7 299 (7.45%) Spring
8 244 (6.08%) RESTful
9 235 (5.86%) Web Services
10 225 (5.61%) ASP.NET
11 214 (5.33%) Spring Boot
12 211 (5.26%) .NET Core
13 193 (4.81%) Node.js
14 191 (4.76%) Kafka
15 189 (4.71%) HTML5
16 133 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web API
17 119 (2.97%) .NET Framework
18 113 (2.82%) Redux
18 113 (2.82%) Sass
19 109 (2.72%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 353 (8.80%) Greenfield Project
2 298 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
3 281 (7.00%) User Experience
4 210 (5.23%) Mobile App
5 199 (4.96%) Hedge funds
6 128 (3.19%) Algorithms
7 121 (3.02%) Data Centre
8 89 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 83 (2.07%) Derivative
10 75 (1.87%) Fixed Income
11 73 (1.82%) Data Structures
11 73 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
12 61 (1.52%) Cloud Native
13 50 (1.25%) Equities
14 48 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
14 48 (1.20%) Virtual Team
15 36 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
15 36 (0.90%) Public Cloud
16 35 (0.87%) Management Information System
17 26 (0.65%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 520 (12.96%) Linux
2 256 (6.38%) Windows
3 184 (4.59%) Android
4 132 (3.29%) Apple iOS
5 120 (2.99%) Unix
6 90 (2.24%) Windows Server
7 44 (1.10%) Mac OS X
8 38 (0.95%) Windows 10
9 34 (0.85%) CentOS
10 33 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (0.65%) Mac OS
12 23 (0.57%) Windows 7
13 21 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (0.45%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.15%) Fedora
16 5 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
17 4 (0.100%) Debian
18 2 (0.050%) Solaris
19 1 (0.025%) AIX
19 1 (0.025%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,600 (39.87%) Agile Software Development
2 725 (18.07%) DevOps
3 610 (15.20%) Software Engineering
4 569 (14.18%) Microservices
5 540 (13.46%) Scrum
6 513 (12.78%) Computer Science
7 456 (11.36%) TDD
8 310 (7.72%) Problem-Solving
9 292 (7.28%) Test Automation
10 277 (6.90%) Analytics
11 269 (6.70%) Front End Development
12 261 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
13 235 (5.86%) Mathematics
14 215 (5.36%) MVC
15 213 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
16 197 (4.91%) Data Science
17 195 (4.86%) SDLC
18 192 (4.78%) Machine Learning
19 190 (4.73%) Mentoring
20 184 (4.59%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,079 (26.89%) Java
2 904 (22.53%) Python
3 819 (20.41%) SQL
4 710 (17.69%) JavaScript
5 707 (17.62%) C#
6 229 (5.71%) Bash Shell
7 193 (4.81%) Kotlin
8 188 (4.68%) Java 8
9 169 (4.21%) TypeScript
10 156 (3.89%) PowerShell
11 146 (3.64%) C++
12 140 (3.49%) Ruby
13 116 (2.89%) T-SQL
14 114 (2.84%) Scala
15 109 (2.72%) Go
16 96 (2.39%) ES6
17 91 (2.27%) R
18 79 (1.97%) Perl
19 76 (1.89%) Apple Swift
20 70 (1.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 579 (14.43%) Degree
2 209 (5.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (0.97%) Master's Degree
3 39 (0.97%) PhD
4 27 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
5 21 (0.52%) CISSP
6 10 (0.25%) ISTQB
6 10 (0.25%) OSCP
7 9 (0.22%) MBA
8 8 (0.20%) ISEB
9 7 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (0.17%) OSCE
9 7 (0.17%) PMP
9 7 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
10 6 (0.15%) AWS Certification
10 6 (0.15%) CISM
10 6 (0.15%) CREST Certified
11 5 (0.12%) CEH
11 5 (0.12%) GIAC
11 5 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 243 (6.06%) QA
2 39 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 24 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.52%) PMO
6 14 (0.35%) GDPR
6 14 (0.35%) PSD2
6 14 (0.35%) SLA
7 11 (0.27%) MiFID
8 9 (0.22%) NIST
9 8 (0.20%) SEPA
10 7 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
11 6 (0.15%) COBIT
12 5 (0.12%) EMIR
13 4 (0.100%) Dodd-Frank
14 3 (0.075%) Cyber Essentials
15 2 (0.050%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 1 (0.025%) COSO
16 1 (0.025%) GAAP
16 1 (0.025%) IFRS
System Software
1 647 (16.12%) Docker
2 99 (2.47%) Active Directory
3 35 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.40%) vSphere
6 13 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (0.30%) Xen
8 10 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
9 8 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.17%) OpenSSH
11 6 (0.15%) KVM
12 5 (0.12%) OpenAM
13 4 (0.100%) HDFS
13 4 (0.100%) OpenDJ
13 4 (0.100%) OpenIDM
13 4 (0.100%) oVirt
13 4 (0.100%) QEMU
14 3 (0.075%) NFS
15 2 (0.050%) iptables
Systems Management
1 460 (11.46%) Kubernetes
2 220 (5.48%) Terraform
3 201 (5.01%) Ansible
4 120 (2.99%) Puppet
5 86 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (1.22%) Mesos
7 36 (0.90%) Packer
8 27 (0.67%) SQL Sentry
9 24 (0.60%) Salt
10 23 (0.57%) Marathon
11 20 (0.50%) Prometheus
12 19 (0.47%) Kibana
12 19 (0.47%) Nagios
13 18 (0.45%) Rancher
14 17 (0.42%) Grafana
15 14 (0.35%) SCCM
16 10 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
16 10 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
16 10 (0.25%) SCVMM
17 7 (0.17%) StatsD
Vendors
1 387 (9.64%) Microsoft
2 157 (3.91%) Google
3 124 (3.09%) Oracle
4 90 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
5 78 (1.94%) Tableau
6 76 (1.89%) WorldPay
7 52 (1.30%) VMware
8 41 (1.02%) Splunk
9 38 (0.95%) FIS
9 38 (0.95%) Red Hat
10 37 (0.92%) Apple
11 35 (0.87%) Bloomberg
12 32 (0.80%) Adobe
13 27 (0.67%) Atlassian
13 27 (0.67%) MuleSoft
14 25 (0.62%) Reuters
15 23 (0.57%) Informatica
16 21 (0.52%) ION Trading
16 21 (0.52%) MarketAxess
16 21 (0.52%) Tradeweb