Period
to 22 April 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fintech in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fintech over the 6 months to 22 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 39 78
Rank change year-on-year +8 +39 +80
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 4,144 4,208 2,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.84% 6.01% 3.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.11% 13.21% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3,654 3,514 2,367
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £92,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 27,431 31,848 30,702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 45.25% 45.50% 44.76%
Number of salaries quoted 21,690 25,488 25,379
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% -

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +3 1,029 £70,000 +7.69% 312
South London +52 170 £57,500 -8.00% 3
West London +22 41 £58,750 +17.50% 34
East London +13 15 £65,000 +48.57% 34
North London +24 7 £85,000 +13.33% 4
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 2,003 (48.33%) Finance
2 1,708 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1,128 (27.22%) Java
4 944 (22.78%) SQL
5 832 (20.08%) Amazon AWS
6 810 (19.55%) Banking
7 797 (19.23%) Python
8 753 (18.17%) C#
9 748 (18.05%) JavaScript
10 667 (16.10%) DevOps
11 627 (15.13%) .NET
12 611 (14.74%) Microservices
13 558 (13.47%) Docker
13 558 (13.47%) Microsoft Azure
14 529 (12.77%) Scrum
15 525 (12.67%) Software Engineering
16 479 (11.56%) AngularJS
17 464 (11.20%) Linux
18 447 (10.79%) Degree
19 439 (10.59%) HTML
20 416 (10.04%) CSS
21 415 (10.01%) TDD
22 396 (9.56%) React
23 371 (8.95%) Kubernetes
24 357 (8.61%) Computer Science
25 349 (8.42%) SQL Server
26 335 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
27 328 (7.92%) QA
28 327 (7.89%) Analytics
29 318 (7.67%) Web Services

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 98 (2.36%) Apache Spark
2 85 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
3 55 (1.33%) Apache
4 48 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 48 (1.16%) Tomcat
5 42 (1.01%) Confluence
6 27 (0.65%) CMS
7 24 (0.58%) Marvel
8 19 (0.46%) IIS
8 19 (0.46%) nginx
9 17 (0.41%) Ethereum
10 16 (0.39%) SAS
11 15 (0.36%) JBoss
11 15 (0.36%) WebLogic
12 14 (0.34%) Apache Solr
12 14 (0.34%) WebSphere
13 12 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 10 (0.24%) Hyperledger
15 9 (0.22%) Apache Pig
15 9 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
3 38 (0.92%) InVision
4 35 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 27 (0.65%) Photoshop
6 20 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 7 (0.17%) MS Visio
8 7 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.12%) Chatbot
9 5 (0.12%) LaTeX
9 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.048%) RoboHelp
11 1 (0.024%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.024%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 47 (1.13%) Distributed Ledger
2 20 (0.48%) R3 Corda
3 12 (0.29%) Magento
3 12 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
3 12 (0.29%) SDL Web 8
4 9 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (0.072%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.072%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.072%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.048%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.024%) Bankmaster
9 1 (0.024%) Odoo
9 1 (0.024%) Sonata
9 1 (0.024%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 832 (20.08%) Amazon AWS
2 558 (13.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 251 (6.06%) SaaS
4 179 (4.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 68 (1.64%) GitHub
6 63 (1.52%) Serverless
7 61 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
8 54 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
9 50 (1.21%) Office 365
10 46 (1.11%) PaaS
11 35 (0.84%) IaaS
12 31 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
13 19 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
14 17 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
15 14 (0.34%) Azure Functions
16 13 (0.31%) Amazon S3
16 13 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
17 9 (0.22%) Heroku
17 9 (0.22%) OpenShift
18 8 (0.19%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 94 (2.27%) Internet
2 67 (1.62%) Firewall
3 43 (1.04%) FIX Connectivity
3 43 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 40 (0.97%) HTTP
5 33 (0.80%) VPN
6 25 (0.60%) Network Security
7 23 (0.56%) DNS
8 17 (0.41%) WAN
9 16 (0.39%) VLAN
10 13 (0.31%) DSL
11 9 (0.22%) Ethernet
11 9 (0.22%) LAN
12 8 (0.19%) IPsec
12 8 (0.19%) SSL
13 7 (0.17%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
13 7 (0.17%) VoIP
14 6 (0.14%) DHCP
14 6 (0.14%) IPFS
14 6 (0.14%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 349 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 213 (5.14%) NoSQL
3 179 (4.32%) Big Data
4 160 (3.86%) MongoDB
5 157 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
6 155 (3.74%) Relational Database
7 150 (3.62%) Blockchain
8 133 (3.21%) MySQL
9 123 (2.97%) Hadoop
10 83 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
11 73 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
12 62 (1.50%) RDBMS
13 51 (1.23%) Redis
13 51 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
14 48 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
15 46 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 45 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 43 (1.04%) HBase
18 29 (0.70%) Oracle Database
19 27 (0.65%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 287 (6.93%) Git (software)
2 246 (5.94%) JIRA
3 215 (5.19%) Jenkins
4 195 (4.71%) Selenium
5 126 (3.04%) Cucumber
6 112 (2.70%) TeamCity
7 104 (2.51%) Octopus Deploy
8 82 (1.98%) WebDriver
9 76 (1.83%) Visual Studio
10 53 (1.28%) Maven
11 50 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
12 44 (1.06%) Axure RP
13 41 (0.99%) webpack
14 35 (0.84%) JUnit
15 34 (0.82%) SoapUI
16 33 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
17 31 (0.75%) SpecFlow
18 28 (0.68%) CircleCI
19 25 (0.60%) Bitbucket
20 23 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2,003 (48.33%) Finance
2 810 (19.55%) Banking
3 151 (3.64%) Retail
4 127 (3.06%) Financial Institution
4 127 (3.06%) Marketing
5 123 (2.97%) Investment Banking
6 118 (2.85%) Front Office
7 69 (1.67%) Retail Banking
8 55 (1.33%) Advertising
9 50 (1.21%) Games
10 47 (1.13%) Telecoms
11 44 (1.06%) Law
12 43 (1.04%) Back Office
13 34 (0.82%) French Language
14 29 (0.70%) Retail Finance
15 24 (0.58%) Legal
16 21 (0.51%) Manufacturing
17 19 (0.46%) Spanish Language
18 18 (0.43%) Billing
19 17 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,454 (35.09%) Developer
2 383 (9.24%) Java Developer
3 375 (9.05%) Analyst
4 359 (8.66%) Senior Developer
5 244 (5.89%) .NET Developer
6 237 (5.72%) DevOps Engineer
7 201 (4.85%) Architect
8 184 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 179 (4.32%) C# Developer
10 170 (4.10%) Java Developer - Fintech
11 163 (3.93%) Business Analyst
12 143 (3.45%) Software Engineer
13 140 (3.38%) Project Manager
14 121 (2.92%) Applications Support
15 120 (2.90%) Lead Developer
16 115 (2.78%) Python Developer
17 110 (2.65%) Senior Java Developer
18 104 (2.51%) Junior
19 101 (2.44%) Consultant
20 99 (2.39%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 627 (15.13%) .NET
2 479 (11.56%) AngularJS
3 439 (10.59%) HTML
4 416 (10.04%) CSS
5 396 (9.56%) React
6 318 (7.67%) Web Services
7 274 (6.61%) RESTful
7 274 (6.61%) Spring
8 270 (6.52%) REST
9 247 (5.96%) ASP.NET
10 235 (5.67%) Node.js
11 180 (4.34%) Kafka
12 169 (4.08%) HTML5
13 167 (4.03%) Spring Boot
14 156 (3.76%) .NET Core
15 134 (3.23%) CSS3
16 132 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web API
17 130 (3.14%) .NET Framework
18 124 (2.99%) Redux
19 121 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 335 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
2 300 (7.24%) Greenfield Project
3 267 (6.44%) User Experience
4 165 (3.98%) Hedge funds
5 154 (3.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 147 (3.55%) Mobile App
7 100 (2.41%) Algorithms
8 82 (1.98%) Derivative
9 78 (1.88%) Equities
10 75 (1.81%) Fixed Income
11 71 (1.71%) Data Structures
12 57 (1.38%) Management Information System
13 56 (1.35%) Cloud Native
14 50 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
15 47 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
16 43 (1.04%) Virtual Team
17 37 (0.89%) Public Cloud
18 31 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
19 28 (0.68%) Robotics
20 25 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 464 (11.20%) Linux
2 276 (6.66%) Windows
3 210 (5.07%) Unix
4 120 (2.90%) Android
5 89 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 53 (1.28%) CentOS
7 50 (1.21%) Windows Server
8 30 (0.72%) Ubuntu
9 24 (0.58%) Mac OS
10 22 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (0.41%) Windows 10
13 15 (0.36%) Fedora
14 14 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 14 (0.34%) Solaris
15 13 (0.31%) AIX
15 13 (0.31%) Windows 7
16 10 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
17 9 (0.22%) SUSE
18 5 (0.12%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,708 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
2 667 (16.10%) DevOps
3 611 (14.74%) Microservices
4 529 (12.77%) Scrum
5 525 (12.67%) Software Engineering
6 415 (10.01%) TDD
7 357 (8.61%) Computer Science
8 327 (7.89%) Analytics
9 317 (7.65%) Test Automation
10 292 (7.05%) Front End Development
11 282 (6.81%) Problem-Solving
12 265 (6.39%) Project Management
13 241 (5.82%) SDLC
14 233 (5.62%) MVC
15 227 (5.48%) Machine Learning
16 225 (5.43%) Asset Management
17 214 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
18 194 (4.68%) Continuous Delivery
19 188 (4.54%) BDD
20 180 (4.34%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,128 (27.22%) Java
2 944 (22.78%) SQL
3 797 (19.23%) Python
4 753 (18.17%) C#
5 748 (18.05%) JavaScript
6 208 (5.02%) Ruby
7 206 (4.97%) Java 8
8 142 (3.43%) Scala
9 135 (3.26%) C++
10 124 (2.99%) Kotlin
11 123 (2.97%) Go
12 122 (2.94%) ES6
13 117 (2.82%) Bash Shell
14 113 (2.73%) TypeScript
15 91 (2.20%) PowerShell
16 83 (2.00%) PHP
17 80 (1.93%) C
18 79 (1.91%) T-SQL
19 67 (1.62%) Perl
19 67 (1.62%) R
Qualifications
1 447 (10.79%) Degree
2 154 (3.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (1.30%) Numerate Degree
4 46 (1.11%) CISSP
5 30 (0.72%) PhD
6 28 (0.68%) PMI Certification
7 26 (0.63%) ISEB
8 24 (0.58%) Master's Degree
9 23 (0.56%) ISTQB
10 19 (0.46%) AWS Certification
10 19 (0.46%) CISM
11 18 (0.43%) Security Cleared
12 17 (0.41%) SANS
13 16 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 16 (0.39%) PMP
14 15 (0.36%) SC Cleared
15 13 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
16 12 (0.29%) CEH
16 12 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
17 11 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 328 (7.92%) QA
2 34 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (0.65%) Data Quality
3 27 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 22 (0.53%) PSD2
5 19 (0.46%) SLA
6 14 (0.34%) SEPA
7 12 (0.29%) GDPR
8 9 (0.22%) PMO
9 6 (0.14%) ISO 20022
10 4 (0.097%) ISAE 3402
11 3 (0.072%) MiFID
12 1 (0.024%) COBIT
12 1 (0.024%) GAAP
12 1 (0.024%) ISO 15022
12 1 (0.024%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.024%) PA-DSS
12 1 (0.024%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.024%) SAS 70
System Software
1 558 (13.47%) Docker
2 87 (2.10%) Active Directory
3 49 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (0.24%) HDFS
7 7 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 5 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.072%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.048%) etcd
11 1 (0.024%) GridGain
11 1 (0.024%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.024%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.024%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 371 (8.95%) Kubernetes
2 228 (5.50%) Ansible
3 177 (4.27%) Terraform
4 144 (3.47%) Puppet
5 112 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
6 54 (1.30%) Salt
7 51 (1.23%) Mesos
8 48 (1.16%) Nagios
9 47 (1.13%) Prometheus
10 44 (1.06%) Icinga
11 41 (0.99%) ZABBIX
12 26 (0.63%) Grafana
13 24 (0.58%) Packer
14 17 (0.41%) Marathon
15 16 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
16 13 (0.31%) Consul
17 10 (0.24%) CA Single Sign-On
17 10 (0.24%) linkerd
18 7 (0.17%) Graylog
19 5 (0.12%) Oozie
Vendors
1 273 (6.59%) Microsoft
2 132 (3.19%) Google
3 111 (2.68%) Oracle
4 65 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
5 57 (1.38%) Tableau
5 57 (1.38%) WorldPay
6 56 (1.35%) Adobe
7 55 (1.33%) VMware
8 53 (1.28%) Red Hat
9 42 (1.01%) SAP
10 41 (0.99%) SolarWinds
11 40 (0.97%) Splunk
12 29 (0.70%) Spotify
13 28 (0.68%) SaltStack
14 27 (0.65%) Cisco
15 23 (0.56%) Atlassian
15 23 (0.56%) ForgeRock
16 22 (0.53%) Citrix
17 14 (0.34%) Arista
17 14 (0.34%) Juniper