Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
England > London
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 74 124
Rank change year-on-year +40 +50 +220
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 4,540 3,067 2,203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.38% 4.16% 2.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.11% 8.54% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,827 2,696 1,863
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £39,800
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -

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 34,630 35,893 39,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.66% 48.65% 47.97%
Number of salaries quoted 26,786 27,139 33,601
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,725 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +13 1,105 £65,000 - 229
West London +32 71 £57,500 -4.17% 44
South London +26 62 £65,000 +18.18% 2
East London -25 36 £45,000 -40.00% 27
North London +19 19 £75,000 +11.11% 8
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 2,436 (53.66%) Finance
2 1,854 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
3 1,420 (31.28%) Java
4 1,018 (22.42%) SQL
5 887 (19.54%) JavaScript
6 838 (18.46%) Python
7 727 (16.01%) Amazon AWS
8 696 (15.33%) TDD
9 675 (14.87%) Banking
10 665 (14.65%) C#
11 647 (14.25%) Degree
12 627 (13.81%) AngularJS
13 626 (13.79%) DevOps
14 612 (13.48%) Linux
15 591 (13.02%) HTML
16 567 (12.49%) .NET
17 560 (12.33%) Software Engineering
18 559 (12.31%) Scrum
19 542 (11.94%) Microservices
20 522 (11.50%) CSS
21 472 (10.40%) Test Automation
22 466 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
23 456 (10.04%) Docker
24 451 (9.93%) SQL Server
25 430 (9.47%) Greenfield Project
26 429 (9.45%) Git (software)
27 399 (8.79%) React
28 398 (8.77%) Computer Science
29 378 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
30 373 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 149 (3.28%) Apache Spark
2 77 (1.70%) Apache
3 75 (1.65%) Confluence
4 71 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
5 57 (1.26%) Tomcat
6 53 (1.17%) Ethereum
7 48 (1.06%) IIS
8 45 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 40 (0.88%) WebLogic
10 31 (0.68%) CMS
11 30 (0.66%) WebSphere
12 27 (0.59%) JBoss
13 24 (0.53%) SAS
14 23 (0.51%) NServiceBus
15 18 (0.40%) OpenStack
16 16 (0.35%) Apache Solr
16 16 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
17 14 (0.31%) Apache Pig
17 14 (0.31%) nginx
18 9 (0.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 96 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
5 24 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 20 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 16 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.24%) InVision
8 11 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.13%) Chatbot
10 4 (0.088%) Mingle
10 4 (0.088%) SPSS
11 3 (0.066%) Stata
12 2 (0.044%) InDesign
13 1 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 29 (0.64%) Distributed Ledger
2 28 (0.62%) Ripple
3 16 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.11%) Siebel CRM
6 4 (0.088%) Advent Geneva
6 4 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.088%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.088%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.088%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.088%) Sentinel
6 4 (0.088%) Tradar
7 3 (0.066%) Magento
7 3 (0.066%) Ripple XRP
7 3 (0.066%) Summit
7 3 (0.066%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.044%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 2 (0.044%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 727 (16.01%) Amazon AWS
2 373 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 173 (3.81%) SaaS
4 100 (2.20%) GitHub
5 85 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
6 71 (1.56%) Serverless
7 53 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 52 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
9 51 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
10 44 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
11 34 (0.75%) PaaS
12 33 (0.73%) Amazon S3
13 29 (0.64%) OpenShift
14 26 (0.57%) IaaS
14 26 (0.57%) Office 365
15 22 (0.48%) Trello
16 20 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
16 20 (0.44%) Slack
17 17 (0.37%) CloudFront
18 15 (0.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 119 (2.62%) Firewall
2 53 (1.17%) Network Security
3 50 (1.10%) HTTP
4 48 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 45 (0.99%) DNS
6 41 (0.90%) Internet
7 34 (0.75%) BGP
8 30 (0.66%) Multicast
8 30 (0.66%) VPN
9 27 (0.59%) FIX Connectivity
10 24 (0.53%) OSPF
11 22 (0.48%) AMQP
12 21 (0.46%) EIGRP
13 20 (0.44%) LAN
14 18 (0.40%) Kerberos
14 18 (0.40%) Value-Added Service
15 17 (0.37%) DHCP
15 17 (0.37%) WAN
16 15 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
16 15 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 451 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 308 (6.78%) Big Data
3 298 (6.56%) Blockchain
4 251 (5.53%) NoSQL
5 238 (5.24%) MySQL
6 200 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
7 193 (4.25%) Hadoop
8 188 (4.14%) MongoDB
9 179 (3.94%) Relational Database
10 101 (2.22%) Apache Hive
11 94 (2.07%) RDBMS
12 77 (1.70%) Redis
13 72 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 63 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
15 60 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
16 53 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
17 52 (1.15%) HBase
18 51 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 41 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 40 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 429 (9.45%) Git (software)
2 254 (5.59%) Jenkins
3 219 (4.82%) JIRA
4 206 (4.54%) Selenium
5 129 (2.84%) Maven
6 121 (2.67%) Cucumber
7 90 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
7 90 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 89 (1.96%) Gradle
9 88 (1.94%) JUnit
10 84 (1.85%) TeamCity
11 68 (1.50%) WebDriver
12 64 (1.41%) Appium
13 54 (1.19%) Xcode
14 50 (1.10%) NUnit
14 50 (1.10%) Visual Studio
15 49 (1.08%) Subversion
16 47 (1.04%) gulp
17 44 (0.97%) SpecFlow
18 43 (0.95%) webpack
General
1 2,436 (53.66%) Finance
2 675 (14.87%) Banking
3 205 (4.52%) Investment Banking
4 128 (2.82%) Marketing
5 121 (2.67%) Retail
6 103 (2.27%) Advertising
6 103 (2.27%) Front Office
7 102 (2.25%) Financial Institution
8 82 (1.81%) Games
9 70 (1.54%) Retail Banking
10 65 (1.43%) Telecoms
11 62 (1.37%) Back Office
12 55 (1.21%) Law
13 41 (0.90%) Legal
14 31 (0.68%) Publishing
15 18 (0.40%) Prime Brokerage
16 15 (0.33%) Electronics
16 15 (0.33%) Manufacturing
16 15 (0.33%) Spanish Language
17 14 (0.31%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1,925 (42.40%) Developer
2 566 (12.47%) Java Developer
3 410 (9.03%) Senior Developer
4 361 (7.95%) Analyst
5 236 (5.20%) .NET Developer
6 217 (4.78%) C# Developer
7 197 (4.34%) DevOps Engineer
7 197 (4.34%) Java Developer - Fintech
8 196 (4.32%) Software Engineer
9 184 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
10 164 (3.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 134 (2.95%) JavaScript Developer
12 133 (2.93%) Architect
12 133 (2.93%) Project Manager
13 132 (2.91%) Consultant
14 118 (2.60%) Python Developer
15 117 (2.58%) Full Stack Developer
16 113 (2.49%) Business Analyst
17 109 (2.40%) React Developer
18 107 (2.36%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 627 (13.81%) AngularJS
2 591 (13.02%) HTML
3 567 (12.49%) .NET
4 522 (11.50%) CSS
5 399 (8.79%) React
6 354 (7.80%) Spring
7 307 (6.76%) Web Services
8 289 (6.37%) Node.js
9 276 (6.08%) RESTful
10 271 (5.97%) HTML5
11 269 (5.93%) jQuery
12 258 (5.68%) ASP.NET
13 242 (5.33%) REST
14 203 (4.47%) CSS3
15 175 (3.85%) Kafka
16 162 (3.57%) .NET Framework
17 154 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
17 154 (3.39%) Spring Boot
18 142 (3.13%) XML
19 139 (3.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 466 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 430 (9.47%) Greenfield Project
3 398 (8.77%) Computer Science
4 341 (7.51%) User Experience
5 240 (5.29%) Hedge funds
6 215 (4.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 162 (3.57%) Mobile App
8 131 (2.89%) Algorithms
9 111 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
10 107 (2.36%) Fixed Income
11 104 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
12 83 (1.83%) Equities
13 78 (1.72%) Bitcoin
14 71 (1.56%) Derivative
15 61 (1.34%) Data Structures
16 58 (1.28%) Management Information System
17 53 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
18 48 (1.06%) Data Centre
19 42 (0.93%) Public Cloud
20 40 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 612 (13.48%) Linux
2 259 (5.70%) Windows
3 206 (4.54%) Unix
4 191 (4.21%) Android
5 163 (3.59%) Apple iOS
6 56 (1.23%) Windows Server
7 35 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (0.68%) CentOS
9 20 (0.44%) Solaris
10 18 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 15 (0.33%) Debian
12 11 (0.24%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.20%) AIX
13 9 (0.20%) Fedora
13 9 (0.20%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.18%) VMS
14 8 (0.18%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.13%) HPUX
16 5 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,854 (40.84%) Agile Software Development
2 696 (15.33%) TDD
3 626 (13.79%) DevOps
4 560 (12.33%) Software Engineering
5 559 (12.31%) Scrum
6 542 (11.94%) Microservices
7 472 (10.40%) Test Automation
8 378 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
9 348 (7.67%) MVC
10 346 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
11 323 (7.11%) Analytics
12 295 (6.50%) Machine Learning
13 268 (5.90%) Front End Development
14 257 (5.66%) Project Management
15 244 (5.37%) Mathematics
16 234 (5.15%) BDD
17 227 (5.00%) OO
18 224 (4.93%) Mentoring
19 221 (4.87%) Stakeholder Management
20 203 (4.47%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 1,420 (31.28%) Java
2 1,018 (22.42%) SQL
3 887 (19.54%) JavaScript
4 838 (18.46%) Python
5 665 (14.65%) C#
6 270 (5.95%) Java 8
7 269 (5.93%) Ruby
8 263 (5.79%) Scala
9 255 (5.62%) C++
10 185 (4.07%) PHP
11 135 (2.97%) TypeScript
12 125 (2.75%) Bash Shell
13 118 (2.60%) R
14 111 (2.44%) C
15 110 (2.42%) ES6
15 110 (2.42%) Go
16 102 (2.25%) PowerShell
17 100 (2.20%) Perl
18 96 (2.11%) T-SQL
19 93 (2.05%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 647 (14.25%) Degree
2 156 (3.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 89 (1.96%) CISSP
4 74 (1.63%) PhD
5 48 (1.06%) Master's Degree
6 43 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
7 33 (0.73%) PMI Certification
7 33 (0.73%) PMP
8 29 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (0.59%) CEH
9 27 (0.59%) CISA
10 24 (0.53%) OSCP
11 22 (0.48%) CISM
11 22 (0.48%) CREST Certified
12 19 (0.42%) CCNA
13 16 (0.35%) CCNP
13 16 (0.35%) ISEB
14 15 (0.33%) DBS Check
14 15 (0.33%) ISTQB
14 15 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 351 (7.73%) QA
2 130 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 68 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (0.75%) GCP
5 32 (0.70%) MiFID
6 29 (0.64%) SLA
7 27 (0.59%) PSD2
8 24 (0.53%) GDPR
9 20 (0.44%) Data Quality
10 14 (0.31%) PMO
11 11 (0.24%) COBIT
12 10 (0.22%) EMIR
12 10 (0.22%) ISAE 3402
12 10 (0.22%) SEPA
13 7 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 6 (0.13%) BS7799
14 6 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
15 5 (0.11%) SSAE 16
16 4 (0.088%) ISO 20022
16 4 (0.088%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 456 (10.04%) Docker
2 69 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 64 (1.41%) HDFS
4 44 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (0.33%) Apache Flume
6 10 (0.22%) iptables
7 8 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.18%) Xen
8 6 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (0.088%) GridGain
9 4 (0.088%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.088%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.088%) XenServer
10 3 (0.066%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.066%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.066%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.044%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.044%) LXC
12 1 (0.022%) RHEV
12 1 (0.022%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 248 (5.46%) Ansible
2 242 (5.33%) Kubernetes
3 165 (3.63%) Puppet
4 154 (3.39%) Terraform
5 145 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (0.75%) Nagios
6 34 (0.75%) Oozie
7 31 (0.68%) Nessus
8 27 (0.59%) Salt
9 20 (0.44%) Grafana
10 19 (0.42%) ZABBIX
11 18 (0.40%) Consul
11 18 (0.40%) logstash
12 17 (0.37%) QRadar
13 16 (0.35%) Ambari
13 16 (0.35%) HockeyApp
13 16 (0.35%) Packer
14 14 (0.31%) Capistrano
14 14 (0.31%) Prometheus
15 12 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 271 (5.97%) Microsoft
2 217 (4.78%) Oracle
3 206 (4.54%) WorldPay
4 152 (3.35%) Google
5 71 (1.56%) VMware
6 65 (1.43%) Splunk
7 60 (1.32%) Red Hat
8 59 (1.30%) Cisco
9 57 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
10 52 (1.15%) Tableau
11 45 (0.99%) Hortonworks
12 40 (0.88%) Adobe
13 38 (0.84%) TIBCO
14 33 (0.73%) Qualys
14 33 (0.73%) Zend
15 30 (0.66%) SAP
15 30 (0.66%) Sybase
16 27 (0.59%) Foundstone
16 27 (0.59%) IBM
16 27 (0.59%) McAfee