Period
to 10 May 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 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
England > London
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 23 27 32
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 2,960 3,539 4,153
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 9.03% 8.52% 6.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.61% 9.07% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,509 3,099 3,724
10th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £43,750
25th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £53,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 30,787 39,003 55,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.90% 93.87% 92.94%
Number of salaries quoted 23,682 31,746 45,139
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,730 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.50% +1.12% +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £102,500 £97,500
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 10 May 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 10 May 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 -3 623 £80,000 +3.23% 207
South London -8 77 £60,000 -4.00% 5
West London +20 12 £70,000 -5.08% 69
East London +18 2 £47,500 +5.56% 38
North London +24 1 £100,000 +53.85% 5
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 10 May 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 1,496 (50.54%) Finance
2 1,037 (35.03%) Agile Software Development
3 965 (32.60%) AWS
4 758 (25.61%) Java
5 677 (22.87%) DevOps
6 672 (22.70%) Docker
7 657 (22.20%) Microservices
8 626 (21.15%) JavaScript
9 619 (20.91%) Software Engineering
10 616 (20.81%) Python
11 611 (20.64%) C#
12 609 (20.57%) Kubernetes
13 557 (18.82%) Social Skills
14 552 (18.65%) .NET
15 542 (18.31%) SQL
16 501 (16.93%) Banking
17 448 (15.14%) Azure
18 444 (15.00%) React
19 392 (13.24%) TypeScript
20 373 (12.60%) .NET Core
21 348 (11.76%) TDD
22 307 (10.37%) Test Automation
23 304 (10.27%) AngularJS
24 299 (10.10%) REST
25 293 (9.90%) PostgreSQL
26 288 (9.73%) Terraform
27 283 (9.56%) Degree
28 279 (9.43%) GCP
29 274 (9.26%) Linux
30 269 (9.09%) 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 77 (2.60%) Apache Spark
2 62 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
3 60 (2.03%) Confluence
4 23 (0.78%) CMS
5 15 (0.51%) WordPress
6 14 (0.47%) Apache
7 13 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
8 9 (0.30%) Tomcat
9 8 (0.27%) JBoss
10 7 (0.24%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.17%) nginx
12 4 (0.14%) Apache Pulsar
12 4 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.14%) Ethereum
12 4 (0.14%) IIS
12 4 (0.14%) Luigi
13 3 (0.10%) Drupal
13 3 (0.10%) MS Exchange
13 3 (0.10%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 49 (1.66%) Figma
2 47 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 46 (1.55%) Sketch
4 24 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
5 23 (0.78%) Adobe XD
6 22 (0.74%) InVision
7 13 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
8 10 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 6 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.10%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.034%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.034%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.034%) Marvel
12 1 (0.034%) Mingle
12 1 (0.034%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.034%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 24 (0.81%) R3 Corda
2 13 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
3 12 (0.41%) NetSuite
4 9 (0.30%) Sentinel
5 5 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.068%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.034%) Advent Geneva
8 1 (0.034%) Magento
8 1 (0.034%) MetaTrader
8 1 (0.034%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 965 (32.60%) AWS
2 448 (15.14%) Azure
3 279 (9.43%) GCP
4 231 (7.80%) SaaS
5 112 (3.78%) Serverless
6 88 (2.97%) Amazon S3
7 79 (2.67%) AWS Lambda
8 66 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
9 63 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
10 52 (1.76%) GitHub
11 45 (1.52%) Datadog
12 37 (1.25%) Amazon EKS
13 36 (1.22%) Power Platform
14 34 (1.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 32 (1.08%) PaaS
16 31 (1.05%) Route 53
17 30 (1.01%) Microsoft 365
18 29 (0.98%) Amazon ELB
18 29 (0.98%) AWS Fargate
18 29 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (1.96%) HTTP
2 31 (1.05%) Firewall
3 20 (0.68%) DNS
4 17 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 16 (0.54%) VPN
6 8 (0.27%) DHCP
6 8 (0.27%) Multicast
6 8 (0.27%) WAN
7 7 (0.24%) BGP
8 6 (0.20%) Internet
8 6 (0.20%) LAN
8 6 (0.20%) Network Security
8 6 (0.20%) Skype
9 5 (0.17%) DSL
9 5 (0.17%) IPsec
9 5 (0.17%) SAN
10 4 (0.14%) OSPF
10 4 (0.14%) SSH
11 3 (0.10%) SMTP
11 3 (0.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (9.90%) PostgreSQL
2 196 (6.62%) NoSQL
3 152 (5.14%) MongoDB
4 135 (4.56%) MySQL
5 129 (4.36%) SQL Server
6 123 (4.16%) Relational Database
7 112 (3.78%) Big Data
8 92 (3.11%) Redis
9 85 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
10 60 (2.03%) Blockchain
11 53 (1.79%) Hadoop
12 50 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
13 40 (1.35%) Tableau
14 36 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
15 35 (1.18%) Power BI
16 34 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 34 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
17 29 (0.98%) Data Lake
18 27 (0.91%) Looker
19 17 (0.57%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 248 (8.38%) Git (software)
2 242 (8.18%) Jenkins
3 150 (5.07%) JIRA
4 118 (3.99%) Selenium
5 76 (2.57%) TeamCity
6 72 (2.43%) Cucumber
7 61 (2.06%) Cypress.io
8 59 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
9 49 (1.66%) webpack
10 47 (1.59%) CircleCI
11 45 (1.52%) Postman
11 45 (1.52%) SonarQube
11 45 (1.52%) SpecFlow
12 44 (1.49%) GitLab
13 43 (1.45%) Gradle
14 37 (1.25%) Maven
15 36 (1.22%) NUnit
16 29 (0.98%) WebDriver
17 28 (0.95%) Bitbucket
18 27 (0.91%) Travis CI
General
1 1,496 (50.54%) Finance
2 557 (18.82%) Social Skills
3 501 (16.93%) Banking
4 152 (5.14%) Front Office
5 104 (3.51%) Marketing
6 103 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
7 70 (2.36%) Games
8 65 (2.20%) Financial Institution
9 52 (1.76%) Investment Banking
10 49 (1.66%) Legal
11 41 (1.39%) Organisational Skills
12 35 (1.18%) Manufacturing
13 34 (1.15%) Telecoms
14 33 (1.11%) Public Sector
15 32 (1.08%) Electronics
16 30 (1.01%) Retail
17 26 (0.88%) Presentation Skills
18 18 (0.61%) Advertising
19 17 (0.57%) Publishing
20 15 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 1,209 (40.84%) Developer
2 316 (10.68%) Software Engineer
3 288 (9.73%) Java Developer
4 287 (9.70%) Senior Developer
5 203 (6.86%) DevOps Engineer
6 198 (6.69%) .NET Developer
7 161 (5.44%) React Developer
8 159 (5.37%) AWS Engineer
9 136 (4.59%) Analyst
10 124 (4.19%) Full Stack Developer
11 112 (3.78%) C# Developer
12 107 (3.61%) Java Developer - Fintech
12 107 (3.61%) Python Developer
13 100 (3.38%) .NET Software Engineer
14 98 (3.31%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
15 96 (3.24%) Senior Software Engineer
16 93 (3.14%) AWS Developer
17 92 (3.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 87 (2.94%) AWS Software Engineer
19 84 (2.84%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 552 (18.65%) .NET
2 444 (15.00%) React
3 373 (12.60%) .NET Core
4 304 (10.27%) AngularJS
5 299 (10.10%) REST
6 269 (9.09%) Kafka
7 257 (8.68%) Node.js
8 220 (7.43%) Spring
9 196 (6.62%) Web Services
10 194 (6.55%) CSS
11 185 (6.25%) RESTful
12 164 (5.54%) ASP.NET
13 163 (5.51%) HTML
13 163 (5.51%) Spring Boot
14 156 (5.27%) Vue.js
15 149 (5.03%) Redux
16 109 (3.68%) ASP.NET Web API
17 95 (3.21%) RabbitMQ
18 93 (3.14%) ASP.NET Core
18 93 (3.14%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 217 (7.33%) Greenfield Project
2 216 (7.30%) User Experience
3 185 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 175 (5.91%) Derivative
5 172 (5.81%) Hedge funds
6 123 (4.16%) Data Structures
7 116 (3.92%) Equities
8 114 (3.85%) Fixed Income
9 113 (3.82%) Algorithms
10 81 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
11 75 (2.53%) Mobile App
12 52 (1.76%) Cloud Native
13 37 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
13 37 (1.25%) Virtual Team
14 31 (1.05%) Data Centre
15 29 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
16 22 (0.74%) Public Cloud
17 20 (0.68%) PKI
18 18 (0.61%) Online Games
19 16 (0.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 274 (9.26%) Linux
2 116 (3.92%) Android
3 101 (3.41%) Apple iOS
4 81 (2.74%) Windows
5 58 (1.96%) Unix
6 29 (0.98%) Windows Server
7 26 (0.88%) CentOS
8 15 (0.51%) Ubuntu
9 14 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.30%) Mac OS
10 9 (0.30%) Windows 10
11 8 (0.27%) Solaris
12 7 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
14 3 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.10%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.068%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.034%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,037 (35.03%) Agile Software Development
2 677 (22.87%) DevOps
3 657 (22.20%) Microservices
4 619 (20.91%) Software Engineering
5 348 (11.76%) TDD
6 307 (10.37%) Test Automation
7 241 (8.14%) Computer Science
8 221 (7.47%) Analytics
9 209 (7.06%) Problem-Solving
9 209 (7.06%) SDLC
10 188 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
11 178 (6.01%) Scrum
12 173 (5.84%) Asset Management
12 173 (5.84%) Front End Development
13 163 (5.51%) BDD
14 160 (5.41%) Mentoring
15 156 (5.27%) Infrastructure as Code
16 137 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
17 132 (4.46%) Artificial Intelligence
18 129 (4.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 758 (25.61%) Java
2 626 (21.15%) JavaScript
3 616 (20.81%) Python
4 611 (20.64%) C#
5 542 (18.31%) SQL
6 392 (13.24%) TypeScript
7 153 (5.17%) Go
8 140 (4.73%) Kotlin
9 133 (4.49%) Java 8
10 120 (4.05%) C++
11 73 (2.47%) Bash Shell
12 67 (2.26%) ES6
13 64 (2.16%) PowerShell
13 64 (2.16%) Scala
14 57 (1.93%) Ruby
15 46 (1.55%) PHP
16 42 (1.42%) C
17 28 (0.95%) T-SQL
18 25 (0.84%) Rust
19 22 (0.74%) R
Qualifications
1 283 (9.56%) Degree
2 112 (3.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (0.78%) Master's Degree
4 15 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (0.41%) AWS Certification
5 12 (0.41%) PhD
6 10 (0.34%) OSCE
7 6 (0.20%) OSCP
8 5 (0.17%) CISSP
9 4 (0.14%) CEPT
9 4 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.14%) EC-Council LPT
9 4 (0.14%) GXPN
9 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.14%) OSWP
9 4 (0.14%) PMP
9 4 (0.14%) SANS
10 3 (0.10%) CCNP
10 3 (0.10%) CRISC
10 3 (0.10%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 245 (8.28%) QA
2 29 (0.98%) PSD2
3 19 (0.64%) PMO
4 17 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 15 (0.51%) GDPR
6 13 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.27%) ISO 20022
7 8 (0.27%) NIST
8 7 (0.24%) ISO 8583
9 6 (0.20%) SLA
9 6 (0.20%) SOC 1
9 6 (0.20%) SOC 2
10 4 (0.14%) ISO 22301
11 3 (0.10%) MiFID
12 1 (0.034%) Actionable Recommendations
12 1 (0.034%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.034%) SEPA
System Software
1 672 (22.70%) Docker
2 34 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.20%) ISA Server
6 6 (0.20%) XenApp
7 4 (0.14%) VMware NSX
7 4 (0.14%) vSphere
8 3 (0.10%) OpenAM
8 3 (0.10%) OpenDJ
9 2 (0.068%) NFS
9 2 (0.068%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.034%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.034%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.034%) Xen
Systems Management
1 609 (20.57%) Kubernetes
2 288 (9.73%) Terraform
3 135 (4.56%) Ansible
4 87 (2.94%) Puppet
5 67 (2.26%) Prometheus
6 35 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
7 31 (1.05%) Grafana
8 14 (0.47%) Salt
9 9 (0.30%) Istio
9 9 (0.30%) Nagios
10 7 (0.24%) Consul
10 7 (0.24%) Packer
11 6 (0.20%) linkerd
11 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (0.20%) SCCM
12 5 (0.17%) SCOM
13 4 (0.14%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.14%) Mesos
14 3 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
14 3 (0.10%) Rancher
Vendors
1 158 (5.34%) Google
2 137 (4.63%) Microsoft
3 51 (1.72%) Samsung
4 43 (1.45%) SAP
5 34 (1.15%) Adobe
6 33 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (0.74%) Oracle
8 21 (0.71%) AppDynamics
9 20 (0.68%) Sybase
10 18 (0.61%) Red Hat
10 18 (0.61%) VMware
11 16 (0.54%) Databricks
12 14 (0.47%) PayPal
12 14 (0.47%) Splunk
13 13 (0.44%) Talend
14 11 (0.37%) Murex
14 11 (0.37%) Sophis
15 9 (0.30%) GoldenSource
15 9 (0.30%) IBM
16 8 (0.27%) Citrix