Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
England > London
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 66 106
Rank change year-on-year +30 +40 +118
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 4,228 3,460 2,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.37% 4.67% 2.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.85% 9.85% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3,663 3,028 1,998
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £39,450 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 30,521 35,138 33,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 45.96% 47.44% 44.66%
Number of salaries quoted 24,033 25,589 28,048
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +5 977 £70,000 +7.69% 236
South London +63 159 £65,000 +18.18% 9
West London +62 101 £60,000 +20.00% 60
East London +15 40 £31,250 -43.18% 42
North London +39 26 £70,000 +7.69% 5
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 2,124 (50.24%) Finance
2 1,603 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
3 1,315 (31.10%) Java
4 969 (22.92%) SQL
5 855 (20.22%) Python
6 835 (19.75%) Amazon AWS
7 758 (17.93%) JavaScript
8 750 (17.74%) C#
9 666 (15.75%) DevOps
10 611 (14.45%) Microsoft Azure
11 582 (13.77%) Microservices
12 581 (13.74%) Software Engineering
13 579 (13.69%) Banking
14 576 (13.62%) .NET
15 560 (13.25%) Docker
16 556 (13.15%) Linux
17 555 (13.13%) HTML
18 537 (12.70%) AngularJS
19 524 (12.39%) Degree
20 503 (11.90%) Scrum
21 458 (10.83%) CSS
22 444 (10.50%) TDD
23 407 (9.63%) React
24 396 (9.37%) SQL Server
25 389 (9.20%) Test Automation
26 359 (8.49%) Computer Science
27 357 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
28 341 (8.07%) Web Services
29 333 (7.88%) Spring
30 329 (7.78%) Windows

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
1 105 (2.48%) Apache Spark
2 73 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
3 72 (1.70%) Ethereum
4 61 (1.44%) Tomcat
5 52 (1.23%) Confluence
6 50 (1.18%) Apache
7 44 (1.04%) WebLogic
8 43 (1.02%) SharePoint
9 38 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
10 36 (0.85%) WebSphere
11 33 (0.78%) IIS
12 32 (0.76%) CMS
13 29 (0.69%) JBoss
14 27 (0.64%) SAS
15 24 (0.57%) Apache Solr
16 17 (0.40%) nginx
17 15 (0.35%) Apache Pig
17 15 (0.35%) GlassFish
17 15 (0.35%) WordPress
18 14 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 79 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
2 72 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 28 (0.66%) Photoshop
5 24 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
6 20 (0.47%) InVision
6 20 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 18 (0.43%) MS Visio
8 15 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
9 12 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.17%) SPSS
11 5 (0.12%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.071%) Stata
13 1 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.024%) Camtasia
13 1 (0.024%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 46 (1.09%) Distributed Ledger
2 23 (0.54%) Ripple
3 12 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
3 12 (0.28%) SDL Web 8
4 8 (0.19%) Magento
5 7 (0.17%) R3 Corda
6 6 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.14%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.12%) Sonata
8 4 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.095%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 4 (0.095%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.071%) Advent Geneva
9 3 (0.071%) Payment Gateway
9 3 (0.071%) Tradar
10 2 (0.047%) Odoo
11 1 (0.024%) Hyperion Planning
11 1 (0.024%) Oracle EBS R12
11 1 (0.024%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 835 (19.75%) Amazon AWS
2 611 (14.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 220 (5.20%) SaaS
4 181 (4.28%) Google Cloud Platform
5 70 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
6 62 (1.47%) PaaS
7 61 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
7 61 (1.44%) GitHub
8 48 (1.14%) IBM Cloud
8 48 (1.14%) Serverless
9 44 (1.04%) OpenShift
10 43 (1.02%) Office 365
11 25 (0.59%) Amazon S3
12 24 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
13 22 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
14 19 (0.45%) IaaS
15 14 (0.33%) Slack
16 13 (0.31%) Heroku
17 12 (0.28%) Google Analytics
18 11 (0.26%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 79 (1.87%) Firewall
2 67 (1.58%) HTTP
3 61 (1.44%) Internet
4 56 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 33 (0.78%) VPN
6 24 (0.57%) WAN
7 22 (0.52%) DNS
7 22 (0.52%) Multicast
8 20 (0.47%) VLAN
9 17 (0.40%) Network Security
10 16 (0.38%) LAN
11 15 (0.35%) VoIP
12 14 (0.33%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
13 12 (0.28%) BGP
13 12 (0.28%) EIGRP
13 12 (0.28%) FIX Connectivity
14 11 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
14 11 (0.26%) OSPF
15 9 (0.21%) FTP
16 8 (0.19%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (9.37%) SQL Server
2 229 (5.42%) NoSQL
3 206 (4.87%) Blockchain
4 185 (4.38%) MySQL
5 182 (4.30%) Big Data
6 178 (4.21%) Relational Database
7 163 (3.86%) PostgreSQL
8 147 (3.48%) MongoDB
9 117 (2.77%) Hadoop
10 103 (2.44%) RDBMS
11 79 (1.87%) Amazon Redshift
12 68 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
13 65 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
14 62 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
15 58 (1.37%) Redis
16 55 (1.30%) Apache Hive
17 44 (1.04%) HBase
18 42 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 28 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 28 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 295 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 207 (4.90%) Jenkins
3 189 (4.47%) Selenium
4 168 (3.97%) JIRA
5 109 (2.58%) Octopus Deploy
6 108 (2.55%) Maven
6 108 (2.55%) TeamCity
7 103 (2.44%) Cucumber
8 80 (1.89%) WebDriver
9 70 (1.66%) Gradle
10 68 (1.61%) JUnit
11 66 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 55 (1.30%) webpack
13 50 (1.18%) Visual Studio
14 43 (1.02%) gulp
15 40 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
16 39 (0.92%) NUnit
17 38 (0.90%) SpecFlow
18 32 (0.76%) Subversion
19 30 (0.71%) Mockito
General
1 2,124 (50.24%) Finance
2 579 (13.69%) Banking
3 160 (3.78%) Retail
4 159 (3.76%) Investment Banking
5 141 (3.33%) Front Office
6 129 (3.05%) Marketing
7 96 (2.27%) Financial Institution
8 75 (1.77%) Advertising
9 59 (1.40%) Games
10 56 (1.32%) Retail Banking
11 48 (1.14%) Retail Finance
12 47 (1.11%) Law
13 41 (0.97%) Back Office
14 34 (0.80%) Telecoms
15 31 (0.73%) Publishing
16 24 (0.57%) Legal
17 15 (0.35%) Manufacturing
17 15 (0.35%) Spanish Language
18 13 (0.31%) Electronics
18 13 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,653 (39.10%) Developer
2 464 (10.97%) Senior Developer
3 458 (10.83%) Java Developer
4 358 (8.47%) Analyst
5 269 (6.36%) Architect
6 233 (5.51%) .NET Developer
7 224 (5.30%) DevOps Engineer
8 205 (4.85%) C# Developer
9 184 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 184 (4.35%) Java Developer - Fintech
10 165 (3.90%) Senior Java Developer
11 164 (3.88%) Software Engineer
12 135 (3.19%) Consultant
13 127 (3.00%) Business Analyst
14 107 (2.53%) Lead Developer
15 104 (2.46%) Applications Support
15 104 (2.46%) React Developer
16 102 (2.41%) Python Developer
17 95 (2.25%) Support Analyst
18 90 (2.13%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 576 (13.62%) .NET
2 555 (13.13%) HTML
3 537 (12.70%) AngularJS
4 458 (10.83%) CSS
5 407 (9.63%) React
6 341 (8.07%) Web Services
7 333 (7.88%) Spring
8 266 (6.29%) Node.js
9 263 (6.22%) ASP.NET
10 254 (6.01%) REST
11 245 (5.79%) HTML5
12 213 (5.04%) RESTful
13 198 (4.68%) CSS3
14 175 (4.14%) Spring Boot
15 174 (4.12%) jQuery
16 160 (3.78%) .NET Framework
17 158 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC
17 158 (3.74%) Kafka
18 137 (3.24%) RabbitMQ
19 136 (3.22%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 357 (8.44%) Analytical Skills
2 320 (7.57%) Greenfield Project
3 309 (7.31%) User Experience
4 204 (4.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 198 (4.68%) Hedge funds
6 157 (3.71%) Mobile App
7 128 (3.03%) Derivative
8 121 (2.86%) Algorithms
9 101 (2.39%) Fixed Income
10 95 (2.25%) Equities
11 80 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
12 71 (1.68%) Data Structures
13 52 (1.23%) Cloud Native
14 50 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
15 49 (1.16%) Virtual Team
16 47 (1.11%) Management Information System
17 46 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
18 44 (1.04%) Bitcoin
19 30 (0.71%) Data Centre
20 24 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 556 (13.15%) Linux
2 329 (7.78%) Windows
3 204 (4.82%) Unix
4 112 (2.65%) Android
5 98 (2.32%) Apple iOS
6 63 (1.49%) CentOS
7 57 (1.35%) Windows Server
8 39 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (0.73%) Fedora
10 28 (0.66%) Ubuntu
11 27 (0.64%) Solaris
12 26 (0.61%) AIX
13 20 (0.47%) SUSE
14 19 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (0.40%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.19%) Windows 10
16 8 (0.19%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.14%) Debian
18 5 (0.12%) HPUX
18 5 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,603 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
2 666 (15.75%) DevOps
3 582 (13.77%) Microservices
4 581 (13.74%) Software Engineering
5 503 (11.90%) Scrum
6 444 (10.50%) TDD
7 389 (9.20%) Test Automation
8 359 (8.49%) Computer Science
9 322 (7.62%) Problem-Solving
10 287 (6.79%) MVC
11 274 (6.48%) Front End Development
12 255 (6.03%) Analytics
13 251 (5.94%) Asset Management
14 242 (5.72%) Machine Learning
15 231 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
16 204 (4.82%) BDD
16 204 (4.82%) Project Management
17 199 (4.71%) Mathematics
18 194 (4.59%) Wealth Management
19 182 (4.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,315 (31.10%) Java
2 969 (22.92%) SQL
3 855 (20.22%) Python
4 758 (17.93%) JavaScript
5 750 (17.74%) C#
6 254 (6.01%) Java 8
7 242 (5.72%) Ruby
8 239 (5.65%) C++
9 159 (3.76%) Scala
10 144 (3.41%) PHP
11 138 (3.26%) Go
12 134 (3.17%) Bash Shell
13 125 (2.96%) TypeScript
14 122 (2.89%) PowerShell
15 116 (2.74%) C
16 108 (2.55%) R
17 105 (2.48%) ES6
18 95 (2.25%) Perl
19 86 (2.03%) Kotlin
20 78 (1.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 524 (12.39%) Degree
2 166 (3.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 72 (1.70%) CISSP
4 63 (1.49%) PhD
5 43 (1.02%) Master's Degree
6 42 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
7 22 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (0.43%) CISM
8 18 (0.43%) MCSE
8 18 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (0.40%) SC Cleared
9 17 (0.40%) Security Cleared
10 16 (0.38%) ISTQB
11 14 (0.33%) CEH
11 14 (0.33%) CISA
12 13 (0.31%) CCNP
12 13 (0.31%) ISEB
12 13 (0.31%) RHCE
12 13 (0.31%) RHCSA
13 11 (0.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 326 (7.71%) QA
2 36 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 25 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 23 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.52%) PSD2
6 21 (0.50%) SEPA
7 18 (0.43%) SLA
8 16 (0.38%) GDPR
9 15 (0.35%) PMO
10 5 (0.12%) EMIR
10 5 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
10 5 (0.12%) ISO 8583
10 5 (0.12%) MiFID
10 5 (0.12%) SSAE 16
11 4 (0.095%) COBIT
11 4 (0.095%) ISO 20022
12 3 (0.071%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.047%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.024%) PA-DSS
14 1 (0.024%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 560 (13.25%) Docker
2 115 (2.72%) Active Directory
3 55 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.31%) HDFS
7 12 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (0.19%) Apache Flume
9 7 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.071%) zsh
12 2 (0.047%) etcd
12 2 (0.047%) GridGain
12 2 (0.047%) iptables
12 2 (0.047%) LXC
12 2 (0.047%) XenApp
13 1 (0.024%) QEMU
13 1 (0.024%) Xen
Systems Management
1 323 (7.64%) Kubernetes
2 267 (6.32%) Ansible
3 182 (4.30%) Puppet
4 177 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
5 140 (3.31%) Terraform
6 60 (1.42%) Salt
7 45 (1.06%) Mesos
8 43 (1.02%) Nagios
9 38 (0.90%) Grafana
10 37 (0.88%) Prometheus
11 23 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
12 22 (0.52%) CA Single Sign-On
12 22 (0.52%) ZABBIX
13 19 (0.45%) Consul
13 19 (0.45%) Oozie
14 15 (0.35%) BMC PATROL
15 13 (0.31%) Icinga
16 12 (0.28%) Packer
17 11 (0.26%) logstash
18 8 (0.19%) Graylog
Vendors
1 288 (6.81%) Microsoft
2 216 (5.11%) Google
3 169 (4.00%) Oracle
4 102 (2.41%) Red Hat
5 77 (1.82%) VMware
6 62 (1.47%) SAP
7 60 (1.42%) IBM
7 60 (1.42%) Splunk
8 57 (1.35%) Adobe
9 56 (1.32%) Tableau
10 54 (1.28%) WorldPay
11 49 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
12 48 (1.14%) Cisco
13 43 (1.02%) ForgeRock
14 41 (0.97%) TIBCO
15 32 (0.76%) Citrix
16 30 (0.71%) Atlassian
17 25 (0.59%) Apple
17 25 (0.59%) Zend
18 24 (0.57%) hybris