Period
to 17 February 2018

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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
England > London
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 85 192
Rank change year-on-year +39 +107 +351
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 3,891 2,429 1,592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.58% 3.47% 1.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.75% 7.56% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3,351 2,175 1,305
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £89,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +14.29%

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 33,116 32,122 41,117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.53% 45.89% 47.93%
Number of salaries quoted 26,100 26,970 33,951
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +1.82%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 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
Central London +34 1,090 £67,500 +12.50% 200
South London +12 52 £62,500 +56.25% 6
West London +39 45 £50,000 -13.04% 33
East London -33 24 £45,000 -43.75% 27
North London -2 1 £75,000 +154.24% 4
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 London region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 2,204 (56.64%) Finance
2 1,696 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 1,266 (32.54%) Java
4 884 (22.72%) JavaScript
5 833 (21.41%) SQL
6 738 (18.97%) Python
7 689 (17.71%) Banking
8 678 (17.42%) TDD
9 616 (15.83%) AngularJS
10 591 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
11 552 (14.19%) C#
12 551 (14.16%) HTML
13 550 (14.14%) CSS
14 521 (13.39%) DevOps
15 517 (13.29%) Degree
16 514 (13.21%) Linux
17 511 (13.13%) .NET
18 510 (13.11%) Scrum
19 425 (10.92%) Software Engineering
20 407 (10.46%) Greenfield Project
21 387 (9.95%) Git (software)
22 379 (9.74%) Test Automation
23 376 (9.66%) Microservices
24 372 (9.56%) Computer Science
25 370 (9.51%) Scala
26 362 (9.30%) React
27 350 (9.00%) Spring
28 335 (8.61%) Docker
29 330 (8.48%) BDD
29 330 (8.48%) Node.js

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
1 115 (2.96%) Apache Spark
2 100 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
3 58 (1.49%) Ethereum
4 45 (1.16%) Confluence
5 44 (1.13%) Apache
6 41 (1.05%) Tomcat
7 40 (1.03%) IIS
8 36 (0.93%) CMS
9 29 (0.75%) WebLogic
10 27 (0.69%) WebSphere
11 26 (0.67%) nginx
11 26 (0.67%) WordPress
12 20 (0.51%) SAS
13 19 (0.49%) NServiceBus
13 19 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 18 (0.46%) Hyperledger
15 15 (0.39%) SharePoint
16 12 (0.31%) OpenStack
17 10 (0.26%) Apache Pig
18 9 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 53 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (1.08%) Photoshop
3 39 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
4 29 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 21 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 17 (0.44%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.28%) InVision
8 7 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
9 6 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.077%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.051%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.051%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.051%) Mingle
11 2 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.026%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 32 (0.82%) Distributed Ledger
2 22 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.41%) Markit EDM
4 15 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
5 12 (0.31%) Ripple
6 9 (0.23%) Ripple XRP
7 7 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
7 7 (0.18%) RMDS
7 7 (0.18%) thinkFolio
8 6 (0.15%) Eikon
8 6 (0.15%) Eloqua
8 6 (0.15%) MultiChain
8 6 (0.15%) SessionCam
8 6 (0.15%) WebTrends
9 5 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.10%) ION MarketView
11 3 (0.077%) Sentinel
11 3 (0.077%) Sonata
12 2 (0.051%) Bloomberg AIM
12 2 (0.051%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 591 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
2 297 (7.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 136 (3.50%) SaaS
4 116 (2.98%) GitHub
5 40 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
6 38 (0.98%) Amazon S3
7 36 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
8 35 (0.90%) OpenShift
9 34 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
10 25 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
11 22 (0.57%) Slack
12 21 (0.54%) Serverless
13 18 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
14 14 (0.36%) Google Analytics
14 14 (0.36%) Heroku
14 14 (0.36%) Office 365
14 14 (0.36%) Trello
15 13 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 13 (0.33%) PaaS
16 12 (0.31%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 81 (2.08%) Firewall
2 77 (1.98%) HTTP
3 65 (1.67%) Internet
4 35 (0.90%) Network Security
5 27 (0.69%) TCP/IP
6 26 (0.67%) DNS
7 24 (0.62%) Intranet
8 16 (0.41%) FIX Connectivity
8 16 (0.41%) Multicast
9 15 (0.39%) DSL
9 15 (0.39%) SAN
10 13 (0.33%) VPN
11 12 (0.31%) DHCP
12 11 (0.28%) BGP
12 11 (0.28%) WAN
13 10 (0.26%) FTP
13 10 (0.26%) LAN
14 9 (0.23%) DAB
14 9 (0.23%) OSPF
14 9 (0.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 289 (7.43%) MySQL
3 270 (6.94%) Big Data
4 236 (6.07%) NoSQL
5 229 (5.89%) PostgreSQL
6 221 (5.68%) Blockchain
7 171 (4.39%) MongoDB
8 150 (3.86%) Relational Database
9 124 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
10 103 (2.65%) Redis
11 76 (1.95%) Hadoop
12 58 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
13 57 (1.46%) SQL Server 2016
14 54 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 52 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 49 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 48 (1.23%) RDBMS
18 37 (0.95%) HBase
18 37 (0.95%) Neo4j
19 35 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 387 (9.95%) Git (software)
2 272 (6.99%) Jenkins
3 171 (4.39%) Selenium
4 160 (4.11%) JIRA
5 150 (3.86%) Cucumber
6 130 (3.34%) Maven
7 90 (2.31%) TeamCity
8 85 (2.18%) Octopus Deploy
9 76 (1.95%) WebDriver
10 69 (1.77%) JUnit
10 69 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
11 54 (1.39%) Gradle
12 48 (1.23%) Visual Studio
13 43 (1.11%) webpack
14 41 (1.05%) Jasmine
15 39 (1.00%) Mocha
16 32 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 31 (0.80%) Appium
18 29 (0.75%) Bitbucket
18 29 (0.75%) Grunt
General
1 2,204 (56.64%) Finance
2 689 (17.71%) Banking
3 156 (4.01%) Financial Institution
4 142 (3.65%) Marketing
5 110 (2.83%) Investment Banking
6 99 (2.54%) Games
7 84 (2.16%) Retail
8 65 (1.67%) Advertising
9 62 (1.59%) Front Office
10 55 (1.41%) Back Office
11 44 (1.13%) Legal
12 42 (1.08%) Retail Banking
12 42 (1.08%) Telecoms
13 36 (0.93%) Law
14 27 (0.69%) Publishing
15 19 (0.49%) Manufacturing
16 17 (0.44%) French Language
17 13 (0.33%) Electronics
17 13 (0.33%) Retail Finance
18 9 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,846 (47.44%) Developer
2 509 (13.08%) Java Developer
3 364 (9.35%) Senior Developer
4 270 (6.94%) Analyst
5 211 (5.42%) .NET Developer
6 208 (5.35%) C# Developer
7 198 (5.09%) Software Engineer
8 160 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
9 155 (3.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 153 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
11 143 (3.68%) Full Stack Developer
12 137 (3.52%) Python Developer
13 136 (3.50%) Senior Java Developer
14 115 (2.96%) C# .NET Developer
15 113 (2.90%) Software Developer
16 111 (2.85%) Java Engineer
17 110 (2.83%) Scala Developer
18 104 (2.67%) Lead Developer
19 101 (2.60%) Business Analyst
20 100 (2.57%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 616 (15.83%) AngularJS
2 551 (14.16%) HTML
3 550 (14.14%) CSS
4 511 (13.13%) .NET
5 362 (9.30%) React
6 350 (9.00%) Spring
7 330 (8.48%) Node.js
8 275 (7.07%) REST
9 240 (6.17%) HTML5
10 229 (5.89%) RESTful
11 210 (5.40%) Web Services
12 209 (5.37%) jQuery
13 187 (4.81%) ASP.NET
14 178 (4.57%) CSS3
15 160 (4.11%) Redux
16 136 (3.50%) Kafka
17 134 (3.44%) .NET Framework
18 131 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
19 130 (3.34%) Sass
20 126 (3.24%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 407 (10.46%) Greenfield Project
2 372 (9.56%) Computer Science
3 260 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
4 252 (6.48%) User Experience
5 220 (5.65%) Hedge funds
6 175 (4.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 139 (3.57%) Algorithms
8 104 (2.67%) Mobile App
9 92 (2.36%) Fixed Income
10 75 (1.93%) Equities
11 65 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
12 54 (1.39%) Public Cloud
13 53 (1.36%) Bitcoin
14 51 (1.31%) Data Centre
15 41 (1.05%) Data Structures
15 41 (1.05%) Private Cloud
16 39 (1.00%) Social Media
17 33 (0.85%) Management Information System
18 30 (0.77%) Virtual Team
19 29 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 514 (13.21%) Linux
2 218 (5.60%) Windows
3 186 (4.78%) Apple iOS
4 165 (4.24%) Unix
5 162 (4.16%) Android
6 45 (1.16%) Windows Server
7 26 (0.67%) CentOS
8 19 (0.49%) Mac OS
9 17 (0.44%) Windows 7
10 15 (0.39%) Debian
11 14 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (0.36%) Windows 8
12 11 (0.28%) Solaris
12 11 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (0.23%) VMS
14 8 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (0.18%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.051%) AIX
16 2 (0.051%) Fedora
16 2 (0.051%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,696 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 678 (17.42%) TDD
3 521 (13.39%) DevOps
4 510 (13.11%) Scrum
5 425 (10.92%) Software Engineering
6 379 (9.74%) Test Automation
7 376 (9.66%) Microservices
8 330 (8.48%) BDD
9 321 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
10 281 (7.22%) Analytics
11 274 (7.04%) MVC
12 258 (6.63%) Front End Development
12 258 (6.63%) Machine Learning
13 236 (6.07%) Open Source
14 230 (5.91%) Mentoring
15 215 (5.53%) OO
16 209 (5.37%) Mathematics
17 192 (4.93%) Web Development
18 191 (4.91%) Data Science
19 168 (4.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,266 (32.54%) Java
2 884 (22.72%) JavaScript
3 833 (21.41%) SQL
4 738 (18.97%) Python
5 552 (14.19%) C#
6 370 (9.51%) Scala
7 252 (6.48%) Ruby
8 226 (5.81%) C++
9 219 (5.63%) PHP
10 115 (2.96%) PowerShell
11 89 (2.29%) Go
12 88 (2.26%) Bash Shell
13 86 (2.21%) ES6
14 82 (2.11%) T-SQL
15 75 (1.93%) Perl
16 67 (1.72%) R
17 64 (1.64%) Kotlin
17 64 (1.64%) TypeScript
18 63 (1.62%) Groovy
19 62 (1.59%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 517 (13.29%) Degree
2 138 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 59 (1.52%) PhD
4 55 (1.41%) CISSP
5 46 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
6 27 (0.69%) Master's Degree
7 22 (0.57%) CISM
8 18 (0.46%) ISTQB
9 17 (0.44%) PMI Certification
10 15 (0.39%) PMP
11 13 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (0.28%) CISA
12 11 (0.28%) SANS
13 9 (0.23%) GIAC
14 8 (0.21%) CCNA
14 8 (0.21%) ISEB
14 8 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (0.18%) CCNP
15 7 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 6 (0.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (6.09%) QA
2 66 (1.70%) PCI DSS
3 46 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (0.85%) MiFID
5 24 (0.62%) SLA
6 23 (0.59%) PSD2
7 20 (0.51%) Data Quality
8 16 (0.41%) SEPA
9 13 (0.33%) GCP
10 11 (0.28%) GDPR
11 7 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
12 6 (0.15%) PA-DSS
12 6 (0.15%) PMO
12 6 (0.15%) SAS 70
13 4 (0.10%) Basel III
14 3 (0.077%) BS7799
15 2 (0.051%) IFRS
15 2 (0.051%) ISO 22301
15 2 (0.051%) TARGET2
System Software
1 335 (8.61%) Docker
2 44 (1.13%) Active Directory
3 28 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (0.49%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.31%) HDFS
7 9 (0.23%) iptables
8 6 (0.15%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.13%) Snort
9 5 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.13%) vSphere
10 4 (0.10%) GridGain
11 2 (0.051%) KVM
11 2 (0.051%) LXC
12 1 (0.026%) RHEV
12 1 (0.026%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.026%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 211 (5.42%) Ansible
2 162 (4.16%) Puppet
3 136 (3.50%) Kubernetes
4 119 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
5 110 (2.83%) Terraform
6 30 (0.77%) Nagios
7 24 (0.62%) Nessus
8 21 (0.54%) Packer
9 12 (0.31%) HockeyApp
10 11 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
10 11 (0.28%) HAProxy
10 11 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (0.21%) Consul
12 7 (0.18%) QRadar
13 6 (0.15%) Prometheus
13 6 (0.15%) SCCM
14 5 (0.13%) Grafana
14 5 (0.13%) OpenVAS
14 5 (0.13%) Suricata
15 4 (0.10%) Opsview
Vendors
1 236 (6.07%) Microsoft
2 196 (5.04%) Oracle
3 110 (2.83%) Google
4 80 (2.06%) WorldPay
5 67 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
6 54 (1.39%) VMware
7 52 (1.34%) Adobe
8 42 (1.08%) Splunk
9 36 (0.93%) Tableau
10 35 (0.90%) Cisco
11 31 (0.80%) TIBCO
12 26 (0.67%) Red Hat
13 25 (0.64%) Facebook
14 24 (0.62%) Apple
14 24 (0.62%) SAP
15 23 (0.59%) IBM
16 19 (0.49%) AppDynamics
16 19 (0.49%) Xamarin
17 18 (0.46%) Zend
18 17 (0.44%) Qualys