Period
to 27 February 2021

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

Financial Technology (FinTech)
England > London
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 28 36
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 2,768 4,024 4,063
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 9.99% 7.95% 6.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.67% 8.50% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,894 3,701 3,703
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £50,000 £43,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £110,875 £101,250 £100,000
England 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 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 25,947 47,331 58,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.64% 93.48% 92.82%
Number of salaries quoted 21,279 38,353 47,659
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £35,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Fintech
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in London

Fintech
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Fintech in London.

Salary trend for Fintech in London

Fintech
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Fintech in London over the 6 months to 27 February 2021.

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 27 February 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
Central London -7 530 £76,250 +1.67% 227
South London -6 93 £62,500 +8.70% 5
West London +56 23 £62,500 -13.79% 95
East London +25 7 £66,250 +47.22% 22
North London - 1 £100,000 - 2
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 London region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 1,283 (46.35%) Finance
2 961 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
3 913 (32.98%) AWS
4 726 (26.23%) Java
5 678 (24.49%) DevOps
6 668 (24.13%) Python
7 551 (19.91%) Kubernetes
8 541 (19.54%) C#
9 539 (19.47%) Microservices
10 537 (19.40%) Docker
11 513 (18.53%) JavaScript
12 447 (16.15%) .NET
13 443 (16.00%) Software Engineering
14 439 (15.86%) Azure
15 416 (15.03%) SQL
16 413 (14.92%) Banking
17 305 (11.02%) React
18 300 (10.84%) .NET Core
19 299 (10.80%) GCP
20 295 (10.66%) TDD
21 289 (10.44%) TypeScript
22 272 (9.83%) Degree
23 271 (9.79%) Linux
24 261 (9.43%) Test Automation
25 256 (9.25%) Terraform
26 243 (8.78%) REST
27 230 (8.31%) Analytics
28 229 (8.27%) PostgreSQL
29 224 (8.09%) Git (software)
30 223 (8.06%) Kafka

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 72 (2.60%) Apache Spark
2 56 (2.02%) Confluence
3 49 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (0.83%) CMS
5 18 (0.65%) IIS
6 16 (0.58%) WordPress
7 15 (0.54%) Apache
8 14 (0.51%) Ethereum
9 12 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 11 (0.40%) nginx
11 10 (0.36%) SharePoint
11 10 (0.36%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.36%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
12 9 (0.33%) MS Exchange
12 9 (0.33%) Skype for Business
13 8 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
14 4 (0.14%) Hyperledger
14 4 (0.14%) Luigi
15 3 (0.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 74 (2.67%) Sketch
2 56 (2.02%) Figma
3 50 (1.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 40 (1.45%) Adobe XD
5 34 (1.23%) InVision
6 20 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
8 13 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 4 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.11%) MS Visio
13 2 (0.072%) Photoshop
14 1 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.036%) Marvel
14 1 (0.036%) UXPin
14 1 (0.036%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 23 (0.83%) R3 Corda
2 18 (0.65%) NetSuite
2 18 (0.65%) Sentinel
3 7 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.22%) Quorum
5 5 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
5 5 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.036%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.036%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.036%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 913 (32.98%) AWS
2 439 (15.86%) Azure
3 299 (10.80%) GCP
4 174 (6.29%) SaaS
5 104 (3.76%) Serverless
6 69 (2.49%) AWS Lambda
7 62 (2.24%) AWS CloudFormation
8 61 (2.20%) Amazon S3
9 53 (1.91%) GitHub
10 51 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
10 51 (1.84%) Datadog
11 49 (1.77%) Power Platform
12 41 (1.48%) PaaS
13 40 (1.45%) Amazon EKS
13 40 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
13 40 (1.45%) Microsoft 365
14 27 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
14 27 (0.98%) Route 53
14 27 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 24 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (1.41%) Firewall
2 23 (0.83%) VPN
3 21 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.69%) Skype
5 11 (0.40%) DNS
5 11 (0.40%) HTTP
5 11 (0.40%) Network Security
6 10 (0.36%) IPsec
6 10 (0.36%) WAN
7 7 (0.25%) LAN
7 7 (0.25%) Unified Communications
8 6 (0.22%) BGP
8 6 (0.22%) Internet
9 5 (0.18%) Parlay
9 5 (0.18%) SAN
10 4 (0.14%) DSL
10 4 (0.14%) Multicast
11 3 (0.11%) OSPF
11 3 (0.11%) Spanning Tree
11 3 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (8.27%) PostgreSQL
2 172 (6.21%) MongoDB
3 160 (5.78%) NoSQL
4 155 (5.60%) SQL Server
5 113 (4.08%) Relational Database
6 105 (3.79%) MySQL
7 101 (3.65%) Big Data
8 88 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
9 84 (3.03%) Redis
10 74 (2.67%) Blockchain
11 45 (1.63%) Power BI
12 44 (1.59%) Tableau
13 37 (1.34%) Data Lake
13 37 (1.34%) Looker
14 36 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
15 32 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
16 30 (1.08%) Hadoop
17 22 (0.79%) BigQuery
18 19 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 15 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 224 (8.09%) Git (software)
2 222 (8.02%) Jenkins
3 124 (4.48%) Selenium
4 117 (4.23%) JIRA
5 61 (2.20%) Cucumber
6 57 (2.06%) TeamCity
7 56 (2.02%) Cypress.io
7 56 (2.02%) GitLab
8 52 (1.88%) SonarQube
9 47 (1.70%) webpack
10 41 (1.48%) SpecFlow
11 38 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
12 32 (1.16%) WebDriver
13 31 (1.12%) Travis CI
14 29 (1.05%) CircleCI
14 29 (1.05%) NUnit
15 28 (1.01%) Gradle
16 27 (0.98%) Visual Studio
17 24 (0.87%) Postman
18 23 (0.83%) Maven
General
1 1,283 (46.35%) Finance
2 413 (14.92%) Banking
3 152 (5.49%) Front Office
4 85 (3.07%) Marketing
5 55 (1.99%) Investment Banking
6 54 (1.95%) Games
7 41 (1.48%) Legal
8 39 (1.41%) Financial Institution
9 25 (0.90%) Manufacturing
9 25 (0.90%) Telecoms
10 23 (0.83%) Public Sector
11 22 (0.79%) Electronics
12 19 (0.69%) Advertising
13 17 (0.61%) Retail
14 12 (0.43%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.25%) Back Office
15 7 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
16 6 (0.22%) Billing
16 6 (0.22%) iGaming
17 4 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,132 (40.90%) Developer
2 284 (10.26%) Senior Developer
3 238 (8.60%) DevOps Engineer
4 235 (8.49%) Java Developer
5 200 (7.23%) Software Engineer
6 169 (6.11%) .NET Developer
7 162 (5.85%) AWS Engineer
8 147 (5.31%) C# Developer
8 147 (5.31%) Python Developer
9 134 (4.84%) Analyst
10 119 (4.30%) React Developer
11 104 (3.76%) Python Engineer
12 100 (3.61%) Full Stack Developer
13 96 (3.47%) AWS Developer
14 95 (3.43%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
15 89 (3.22%) Software Developer
16 87 (3.14%) Data Engineer
16 87 (3.14%) Lead Developer
17 84 (3.03%) Junior
18 83 (3.00%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 447 (16.15%) .NET
2 305 (11.02%) React
3 300 (10.84%) .NET Core
4 243 (8.78%) REST
5 223 (8.06%) Kafka
6 219 (7.91%) AngularJS
7 217 (7.84%) Node.js
8 190 (6.86%) Spring
9 181 (6.54%) Web Services
10 164 (5.92%) CSS
11 158 (5.71%) Vue.js
12 145 (5.24%) HTML
13 137 (4.95%) Redux
14 132 (4.77%) Spring Boot
15 125 (4.52%) RESTful
16 111 (4.01%) ASP.NET
17 92 (3.32%) ASP.NET Web API
18 80 (2.89%) React Native
19 74 (2.67%) XML
20 73 (2.64%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 204 (7.37%) Greenfield Project
2 191 (6.90%) User Experience
3 170 (6.14%) Hedge funds
4 161 (5.82%) Derivative
5 147 (5.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 132 (4.77%) Fixed Income
7 122 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
8 109 (3.94%) Data Structures
9 101 (3.65%) Algorithms
10 92 (3.32%) Equities
11 63 (2.28%) Mobile App
12 52 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
13 50 (1.81%) Cloud Native
14 49 (1.77%) Virtual Team
15 41 (1.48%) Public Cloud
16 29 (1.05%) Online Games
17 26 (0.94%) PKI
18 25 (0.90%) Data Centre
19 24 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
20 20 (0.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 271 (9.79%) Linux
2 103 (3.72%) Android
3 95 (3.43%) Apple iOS
4 85 (3.07%) Windows
5 79 (2.85%) Unix
6 26 (0.94%) CentOS
7 23 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (0.72%) Windows Server
9 15 (0.54%) Mac OS
9 15 (0.54%) Ubuntu
10 13 (0.47%) Windows 10
11 5 (0.18%) Fedora
11 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.11%) Solaris
13 2 (0.072%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.036%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.036%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 961 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
2 678 (24.49%) DevOps
3 539 (19.47%) Microservices
4 443 (16.00%) Software Engineering
5 295 (10.66%) TDD
6 261 (9.43%) Test Automation
7 230 (8.31%) Analytics
8 213 (7.70%) Scrum
9 207 (7.48%) Computer Science
10 189 (6.83%) Asset Management
11 184 (6.65%) BDD
11 184 (6.65%) Problem-Solving
12 174 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
13 169 (6.11%) Mentoring
14 136 (4.91%) Business Intelligence
15 117 (4.23%) Infrastructure as Code
16 116 (4.19%) Migration
17 114 (4.12%) SDLC
18 112 (4.05%) Unit Testing
19 106 (3.83%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 726 (26.23%) Java
2 668 (24.13%) Python
3 541 (19.54%) C#
4 513 (18.53%) JavaScript
5 416 (15.03%) SQL
6 289 (10.44%) TypeScript
7 144 (5.20%) Go
8 115 (4.15%) C++
9 104 (3.76%) Kotlin
10 91 (3.29%) Java 8
11 84 (3.03%) Bash Shell
12 75 (2.71%) Scala
13 67 (2.42%) PowerShell
14 48 (1.73%) ES6
15 47 (1.70%) PHP
16 46 (1.66%) Ruby
17 37 (1.34%) T-SQL
18 31 (1.12%) Clojure
19 25 (0.90%) Apple Swift
19 25 (0.90%) R
Qualifications
1 272 (9.83%) Degree
2 94 (3.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
3 20 (0.72%) OSCE
4 16 (0.58%) Master's Degree
5 14 (0.51%) PhD
6 10 (0.36%) AWS Certification
6 10 (0.36%) CEPT
6 10 (0.36%) EC-Council LPT
6 10 (0.36%) GXPN
6 10 (0.36%) OSCP
6 10 (0.36%) SANS
7 8 (0.29%) OSWP
8 7 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.14%) ACCA
9 4 (0.14%) CCNP
9 4 (0.14%) CISA
9 4 (0.14%) MCSE
9 4 (0.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (7.41%) QA
2 28 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 25 (0.90%) PMO
4 23 (0.83%) GDPR
4 23 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (0.47%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.43%) NIST
7 7 (0.25%) SLA
8 5 (0.18%) PSD2
9 4 (0.14%) ISO 22301
10 3 (0.11%) MiFID
10 3 (0.11%) SEPA
11 2 (0.072%) COBIT
11 2 (0.072%) IFRS
11 2 (0.072%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.036%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 537 (19.40%) Docker
2 45 (1.63%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.22%) XenApp
7 4 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.11%) VMware NSX
8 3 (0.11%) vSphere
9 2 (0.072%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.072%) Xen
9 2 (0.072%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.036%) NFS
10 1 (0.036%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 551 (19.91%) Kubernetes
2 256 (9.25%) Terraform
3 154 (5.56%) Ansible
4 102 (3.68%) Puppet
5 61 (2.20%) Prometheus
6 53 (1.91%) Grafana
7 51 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (0.72%) SCCM
9 16 (0.58%) Istio
9 16 (0.58%) Salt
10 13 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
11 11 (0.40%) Consul
12 10 (0.36%) linkerd
12 10 (0.36%) Nagios
13 9 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
14 7 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
15 6 (0.22%) Failover Clustering
16 5 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
16 5 (0.18%) Kibana
16 5 (0.18%) Rancher
Vendors
1 142 (5.13%) Microsoft
2 134 (4.84%) Google
3 58 (2.10%) Adobe
4 39 (1.41%) SAP
5 31 (1.12%) Red Hat
6 24 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (0.72%) Databricks
7 20 (0.72%) Oracle
7 20 (0.72%) VMware
8 19 (0.69%) Atlassian
8 19 (0.69%) Splunk
9 17 (0.61%) IBM
10 16 (0.58%) AppDynamics
11 13 (0.47%) Sybase
11 13 (0.47%) Talend
12 10 (0.36%) Apple
12 10 (0.36%) Citrix
12 10 (0.36%) Murex
12 10 (0.36%) Sophis
13 8 (0.29%) Samsung