Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
England > London
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 37 48
Rank change year-on-year +8 +11 +40
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 3,974 4,030 3,893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 7.90% 6.44% 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.47% 6.95% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3,393 3,505 3,359
London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £61,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +6.56% +1.67%

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 46,940 57,967 65,546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.33% 92.70% 93.57%
Number of salaries quoted 37,637 46,787 53,702
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +0.84%
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020. 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 +15 1,198 £75,000 +7.14% 305
South London +2 199 £57,500 -11.54% 15
West London -18 47 £65,000 +8.33% 83
East London -11 3 £45,000 -25.00% 36
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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 1,841 (46.33%) Finance
2 1,525 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
3 1,033 (25.99%) Java
4 892 (22.45%) Python
5 860 (21.64%) AWS
6 728 (18.32%) DevOps
7 723 (18.19%) JavaScript
8 722 (18.17%) SQL
9 702 (17.66%) Docker
10 695 (17.49%) C#
11 682 (17.16%) Banking
12 614 (15.45%) Software Engineering
13 565 (14.22%) .NET
14 540 (13.59%) Kubernetes
15 526 (13.24%) Scrum
16 516 (12.98%) Microservices
17 508 (12.78%) Azure
18 489 (12.30%) Linux
19 478 (12.03%) Degree
20 477 (12.00%) TDD
21 432 (10.87%) Computer Science
22 417 (10.49%) AngularJS
23 403 (10.14%) React
24 401 (10.09%) HTML
25 376 (9.46%) REST
26 364 (9.16%) Microsoft
27 350 (8.81%) CSS
28 348 (8.76%) User Experience
29 347 (8.73%) SQL Server
29 347 (8.73%) 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
1 127 (3.20%) Apache Spark
2 80 (2.01%) Confluence
3 70 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
4 68 (1.71%) Apache
5 50 (1.26%) nginx
6 46 (1.16%) Tomcat
7 45 (1.13%) IIS
8 21 (0.53%) WebSphere
9 17 (0.43%) SharePoint
10 14 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
11 13 (0.33%) Ethereum
12 12 (0.30%) Hyperledger
12 12 (0.30%) SAS
13 11 (0.28%) OpenStack
13 11 (0.28%) WebLogic
14 10 (0.25%) CMS
14 10 (0.25%) JBoss
15 7 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
16 6 (0.15%) MS Exchange
16 6 (0.15%) Mule
Applications
1 82 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
2 75 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (0.88%) Sketch
4 30 (0.75%) InVision
5 19 (0.48%) Chatbot
6 18 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 10 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.23%) MS Visio
8 9 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.18%) Zeplin
10 5 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.13%) SPSS
11 4 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
11 4 (0.10%) Marvel
12 2 (0.050%) FileZilla
13 1 (0.025%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.025%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 25 (0.63%) Distributed Ledger
2 17 (0.43%) thinkFolio
3 12 (0.30%) R3 Corda
4 11 (0.28%) NetSuite
5 7 (0.18%) Temenos T24
6 6 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.075%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.075%) HFM
7 3 (0.075%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.050%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.025%) Infor SunSystems
9 1 (0.025%) ION MarketView
9 1 (0.025%) Magento
9 1 (0.025%) MetaTrader
9 1 (0.025%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.025%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.025%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 860 (21.64%) AWS
2 508 (12.78%) Azure
3 238 (5.99%) GCP
4 217 (5.46%) SaaS
5 126 (3.17%) GitHub
6 94 (2.37%) Serverless
7 75 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
8 71 (1.79%) PaaS
9 62 (1.56%) Office 365
10 56 (1.41%) Power Platform
11 45 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
11 45 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
12 44 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
12 44 (1.11%) Amazon S3
13 35 (0.88%) IaaS
14 29 (0.73%) OpenShift
15 28 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 26 (0.65%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 24 (0.60%) Amazon ECS
18 23 (0.58%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.06%) Firewall
2 30 (0.75%) DNS
3 29 (0.73%) Internet
4 27 (0.68%) HTTP
5 24 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 17 (0.43%) DHCP
7 16 (0.40%) SAN
8 13 (0.33%) LAN
9 12 (0.30%) WAN
10 11 (0.28%) SSL
10 11 (0.28%) VPN
10 11 (0.28%) Wireless
11 8 (0.20%) Network Security
12 7 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (0.15%) IPFS
14 5 (0.13%) IPsec
14 5 (0.13%) VLAN
15 4 (0.10%) Ethernet
15 4 (0.10%) WLAN
16 3 (0.075%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 205 (5.16%) Relational Database
3 197 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
4 193 (4.86%) Big Data
5 171 (4.30%) NoSQL
6 111 (2.79%) MySQL
7 102 (2.57%) Hadoop
8 98 (2.47%) Blockchain
9 96 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
10 82 (2.06%) MongoDB
11 58 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
11 58 (1.46%) Redis
12 55 (1.38%) Power BI
13 48 (1.21%) Amazon Redshift
14 46 (1.16%) Looker
15 44 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 40 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 38 (0.96%) Snowflake Schema
18 36 (0.91%) Data Lake
19 34 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 347 (8.73%) Git (software)
2 253 (6.37%) Jenkins
3 187 (4.71%) JIRA
4 129 (3.25%) Selenium
5 60 (1.51%) webpack
6 57 (1.43%) Jasmine
7 55 (1.38%) TeamCity
8 54 (1.36%) Maven
9 51 (1.28%) CircleCI
10 39 (0.98%) WebDriver
11 37 (0.93%) Cucumber
12 35 (0.88%) Gradle
13 33 (0.83%) Cypress.io
13 33 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
14 32 (0.81%) SpecFlow
15 30 (0.75%) Bitbucket
15 30 (0.75%) NUnit
16 28 (0.70%) Postman
17 27 (0.68%) JUnit
18 25 (0.63%) Protractor
General
1 1,841 (46.33%) Finance
2 682 (17.16%) Banking
3 181 (4.55%) Marketing
4 101 (2.54%) Retail
5 95 (2.39%) Games
6 89 (2.24%) Front Office
7 85 (2.14%) Financial Institution
8 74 (1.86%) Advertising
9 64 (1.61%) Investment Banking
10 39 (0.98%) Retail Banking
11 33 (0.83%) Law
12 32 (0.81%) Legal
13 28 (0.70%) Back Office
14 23 (0.58%) Spanish Language
15 18 (0.45%) French Language
15 18 (0.45%) German Language
15 18 (0.45%) Italian Language
16 17 (0.43%) Retail Finance
17 15 (0.38%) Telecoms
18 10 (0.25%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 1,539 (38.73%) Developer
2 456 (11.47%) Senior Developer
3 380 (9.56%) Java Developer
4 296 (7.45%) C# Developer
5 281 (7.07%) Analyst
6 240 (6.04%) Software Engineer
7 231 (5.81%) DevOps Engineer
8 224 (5.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 214 (5.39%) .NET Developer
10 189 (4.76%) Python Developer
11 172 (4.33%) Junior
12 158 (3.98%) Architect
13 153 (3.85%) React Developer
14 139 (3.50%) Java Engineer
15 135 (3.40%) Business Analyst
15 135 (3.40%) Java Developer - Fintech
16 118 (2.97%) C# .NET Developer
17 117 (2.94%) Junior Developer
18 103 (2.59%) Python Engineer
19 102 (2.57%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 565 (14.22%) .NET
2 417 (10.49%) AngularJS
3 403 (10.14%) React
4 401 (10.09%) HTML
5 376 (9.46%) REST
6 350 (8.81%) CSS
7 296 (7.45%) Spring
8 282 (7.10%) RESTful
9 233 (5.86%) Web Services
10 210 (5.28%) .NET Core
11 207 (5.21%) Kafka
12 205 (5.16%) Node.js
13 194 (4.88%) Spring Boot
14 183 (4.60%) ASP.NET
15 172 (4.33%) HTML5
16 144 (3.62%) ASP.NET Web API
17 135 (3.40%) Redux
18 130 (3.27%) Django
19 122 (3.07%) .NET Framework
20 108 (2.72%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 348 (8.76%) User Experience
2 301 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
3 294 (7.40%) Greenfield Project
4 224 (5.64%) Mobile App
5 169 (4.25%) Hedge funds
6 118 (2.97%) Algorithms
7 101 (2.54%) Derivative
8 97 (2.44%) Data Structures
9 87 (2.19%) Data Centre
10 79 (1.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 70 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
12 69 (1.74%) Cloud Native
13 53 (1.33%) Fixed Income
14 52 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
15 38 (0.96%) Equities
15 38 (0.96%) Public Cloud
16 30 (0.75%) Virtual Team
17 26 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
18 25 (0.63%) Management Information System
19 24 (0.60%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 489 (12.30%) Linux
2 207 (5.21%) Windows
3 179 (4.50%) Android
4 164 (4.13%) Apple iOS
5 93 (2.34%) Unix
6 75 (1.89%) Windows Server
7 72 (1.81%) Mac OS X
8 43 (1.08%) CentOS
9 27 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (0.60%) Windows 10
11 21 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (0.43%) Ubuntu
13 16 (0.40%) Mac OS
13 16 (0.40%) Windows 7
14 15 (0.38%) Fedora
15 8 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.075%) Debian
17 2 (0.050%) Windows XP
18 1 (0.025%) AIX
18 1 (0.025%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,525 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
2 728 (18.32%) DevOps
3 614 (15.45%) Software Engineering
4 526 (13.24%) Scrum
5 516 (12.98%) Microservices
6 477 (12.00%) TDD
7 432 (10.87%) Computer Science
8 301 (7.57%) Problem-Solving
9 293 (7.37%) Test Automation
10 286 (7.20%) Front End Development
11 258 (6.49%) Analytics
12 232 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
13 207 (5.21%) Mathematics
14 206 (5.18%) MVC
15 203 (5.11%) OO
16 201 (5.06%) Data Science
17 192 (4.83%) Machine Learning
18 180 (4.53%) Kanban
19 175 (4.40%) SDLC
20 173 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1,033 (25.99%) Java
2 892 (22.45%) Python
3 723 (18.19%) JavaScript
4 722 (18.17%) SQL
5 695 (17.49%) C#
6 206 (5.18%) TypeScript
7 186 (4.68%) Kotlin
8 181 (4.55%) Java 8
9 163 (4.10%) Ruby
10 158 (3.98%) Bash Shell
11 156 (3.93%) PowerShell
12 148 (3.72%) C++
13 113 (2.84%) Go
14 99 (2.49%) Scala
15 96 (2.42%) Apple Swift
16 90 (2.26%) R
17 82 (2.06%) T-SQL
18 68 (1.71%) C
19 64 (1.61%) PHP
20 63 (1.59%) ES6
Qualifications
1 478 (12.03%) Degree
2 185 (4.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (0.98%) PhD
4 33 (0.83%) Master's Degree
5 28 (0.70%) CISSP
6 23 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
7 15 (0.38%) OSCP
8 13 (0.33%) AWS Certification
8 13 (0.33%) ISTQB
9 12 (0.30%) CREST Certified
10 11 (0.28%) OSCE
10 11 (0.28%) SANS
11 10 (0.25%) CISM
12 9 (0.23%) CEH
12 9 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (0.20%) CISA
13 8 (0.20%) GIAC
13 8 (0.20%) GXPN
13 8 (0.20%) PMI Certification
13 8 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (5.86%) QA
2 37 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (0.60%) Data Quality
4 16 (0.40%) PMO
4 16 (0.40%) PSD2
4 16 (0.40%) SLA
5 15 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 12 (0.30%) GDPR
7 9 (0.23%) MiFID
8 8 (0.20%) SEPA
9 7 (0.18%) COBIT
9 7 (0.18%) NIST
9 7 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.13%) EMIR
11 3 (0.075%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.075%) Cyber Essentials
11 3 (0.075%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.075%) ISO 20022
12 2 (0.050%) ISO 15022
13 1 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 702 (17.66%) Docker
2 88 (2.21%) Active Directory
3 28 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.30%) vSphere
6 11 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 7 (0.18%) Xen
8 6 (0.15%) OpenSSH
8 6 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.10%) OpenAM
9 4 (0.10%) OpenDJ
9 4 (0.10%) OpenIDM
10 3 (0.075%) HDFS
11 2 (0.050%) KVM
12 1 (0.025%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.025%) oVirt
12 1 (0.025%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 540 (13.59%) Kubernetes
2 263 (6.62%) Terraform
3 205 (5.16%) Ansible
4 89 (2.24%) Puppet
5 73 (1.84%) Mesos
6 69 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
7 42 (1.06%) Marathon
8 36 (0.91%) Packer
9 24 (0.60%) Grafana
10 23 (0.58%) Salt
11 20 (0.50%) SCCM
12 19 (0.48%) Kibana
13 16 (0.40%) Prometheus
14 14 (0.35%) SCVMM
15 13 (0.33%) Nagios
16 8 (0.20%) Red Hat Satellite
17 7 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
17 7 (0.18%) Rancher
17 7 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
18 6 (0.15%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 364 (9.16%) Microsoft
2 145 (3.65%) Google
3 88 (2.21%) Oracle
3 88 (2.21%) WorldPay
4 71 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
5 70 (1.76%) Tableau
6 55 (1.38%) FIS
7 50 (1.26%) Red Hat
8 41 (1.03%) VMware
9 40 (1.01%) Splunk
10 34 (0.86%) Adobe
11 33 (0.83%) Atlassian
12 27 (0.68%) TOWER Software
13 26 (0.65%) Apple
13 26 (0.65%) Informatica
14 21 (0.53%) Bloomberg
15 20 (0.50%) Reuters
16 19 (0.48%) Talend
17 17 (0.43%) Eze Software Group
17 17 (0.43%) FXall