Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
England > London
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 30 35
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5 +38
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 1,957 4,130 4,365
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 9.69% 7.39% 6.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.38% 7.94% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,898 3,918 3,909
Median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £100,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 18,847 52,016 63,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.34% 93.10% 92.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15,516 41,911 50,844
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +3.96% +1.00%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -3 440 £75,000 +7.14% 190
South London +9 112 £57,500 +4.55% 5
West London +75 39 £65,000 -7.14% 50
East London +23 5 £80,000 +14.29% 23
North London +31 1 £65,000 +18.18% 4
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 997 (50.95%) Finance
2 758 (38.73%) Agile Software Development
3 749 (38.27%) AWS
4 606 (30.97%) Python
5 535 (27.34%) DevOps
6 519 (26.52%) Java
7 491 (25.09%) C#
8 473 (24.17%) JavaScript
9 429 (21.92%) Azure
10 419 (21.41%) .NET
11 390 (19.93%) Software Engineering
12 384 (19.62%) Microservices
13 380 (19.42%) Docker
14 367 (18.75%) Kubernetes
15 334 (17.07%) React
16 323 (16.50%) SQL
17 303 (15.48%) Web Services
18 301 (15.38%) Banking
19 283 (14.46%) AngularJS
20 253 (12.93%) TDD
21 251 (12.83%) .NET Core
22 228 (11.65%) Test Automation
23 225 (11.50%) Asset Management
24 204 (10.42%) SQL Server
25 202 (10.32%) GCP
26 193 (9.86%) Hedge funds
27 190 (9.71%) Vue.js
28 184 (9.40%) Derivative
29 174 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
30 171 (8.74%) Linux

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 60 (3.07%) Confluence
2 52 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
3 38 (1.94%) Apache Spark
4 34 (1.74%) IIS
5 22 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
6 19 (0.97%) Tomcat
7 16 (0.82%) Apache
7 16 (0.82%) WebSphere
8 15 (0.77%) WebLogic
9 12 (0.61%) Ethereum
10 11 (0.56%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.31%) CloudStack
11 6 (0.31%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.31%) Skype for Business
12 5 (0.26%) GeoServer
12 5 (0.26%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.20%) Apache Airflow
13 4 (0.20%) CMS
13 4 (0.20%) Mendix
14 3 (0.15%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 18 (0.92%) Figma
2 12 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.61%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.61%) Sketch
3 8 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.36%) InVision
5 4 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.15%) Marvel
7 2 (0.10%) Adobe XD
7 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.051%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.051%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.051%) UXPin
8 1 (0.051%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 15 (0.77%) Distributed Ledger
2 12 (0.61%) Sentinel
3 6 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.31%) IntelliMatch
4 3 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.10%) Quorum
5 2 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 749 (38.27%) AWS
2 429 (21.92%) Azure
3 202 (10.32%) GCP
4 140 (7.15%) SaaS
5 103 (5.26%) Serverless
6 77 (3.93%) PaaS
7 64 (3.27%) AWS Lambda
7 64 (3.27%) Office 365
8 51 (2.61%) IaaS
9 50 (2.55%) AWS CloudFormation
10 48 (2.45%) OpenShift
11 47 (2.40%) Azure Active Directory
11 47 (2.40%) GitHub
12 42 (2.15%) Power Platform
13 35 (1.79%) Slack
14 32 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
15 28 (1.43%) Amazon S3
16 25 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
16 25 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
17 23 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 29 (1.48%) Firewall
3 14 (0.72%) DNS
3 14 (0.72%) Network Security
4 11 (0.56%) Skype
5 10 (0.51%) Internet
6 7 (0.36%) VPN
7 6 (0.31%) LAN
7 6 (0.31%) SAN
8 5 (0.26%) HTTP
8 5 (0.26%) Kerberos
8 5 (0.26%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (0.26%) Unified Communications
8 5 (0.26%) WAN
9 4 (0.20%) BGP
9 4 (0.20%) OSPF
10 3 (0.15%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (0.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (0.15%) VLAN
10 3 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 102 (5.21%) NoSQL
3 59 (3.01%) Redis
4 58 (2.96%) Big Data
5 56 (2.86%) MongoDB
6 55 (2.81%) Blockchain
7 54 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
8 43 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
8 43 (2.20%) MySQL
9 40 (2.04%) Relational Database
10 37 (1.89%) Power BI
11 31 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 31 (1.58%) Data Lake
12 30 (1.53%) Snowflake Schema
13 29 (1.48%) BigQuery
13 29 (1.48%) Hadoop
14 26 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
15 24 (1.23%) Looker
16 21 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
17 17 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 147 (7.51%) Git (software)
2 144 (7.36%) Jenkins
3 101 (5.16%) Selenium
4 93 (4.75%) JIRA
5 65 (3.32%) Cucumber
6 62 (3.17%) TeamCity
7 45 (2.30%) SpecFlow
7 45 (2.30%) webpack
8 38 (1.94%) Cypress.io
8 38 (1.94%) JUnit
9 37 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
10 31 (1.58%) Mocha
11 26 (1.33%) GitLab
12 25 (1.28%) WebDriver
13 18 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 14 (0.72%) SonarQube
14 14 (0.72%) Visual Studio
15 13 (0.66%) Postman
16 12 (0.61%) Jasmine
17 11 (0.56%) NUnit
General
1 997 (50.95%) Finance
2 301 (15.38%) Banking
3 169 (8.64%) Front Office
4 54 (2.76%) Financial Institution
5 52 (2.66%) Marketing
6 44 (2.25%) Investment Banking
7 40 (2.04%) Games
8 29 (1.48%) Law
9 28 (1.43%) Retail
10 24 (1.23%) Retail Banking
11 21 (1.07%) Legal
12 17 (0.87%) Advertising
12 17 (0.87%) Back Office
13 15 (0.77%) Public Sector
14 12 (0.61%) Telecoms
15 11 (0.56%) Electronics
15 11 (0.56%) Manufacturing
16 8 (0.41%) French Language
17 5 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
18 3 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 741 (37.86%) Developer
2 222 (11.34%) Software Engineer
3 219 (11.19%) AWS Engineer
4 175 (8.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 156 (7.97%) Java Developer
6 143 (7.31%) C# Developer
7 140 (7.15%) Python Developer
8 121 (6.18%) .NET Developer
8 121 (6.18%) AWS Software Engineer
9 118 (6.03%) Python Engineer
10 117 (5.98%) AWS Developer
11 106 (5.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 102 (5.21%) Senior Developer
13 95 (4.85%) Architect
14 81 (4.14%) AWS DevOps
14 81 (4.14%) Full Stack Developer
15 79 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
16 71 (3.63%) React Developer
17 70 (3.58%) Java Engineer
18 65 (3.32%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (21.41%) .NET
2 334 (17.07%) React
3 303 (15.48%) Web Services
4 283 (14.46%) AngularJS
5 251 (12.83%) .NET Core
6 190 (9.71%) Vue.js
7 163 (8.33%) ASP.NET
8 162 (8.28%) Node.js
9 144 (7.36%) CSS
10 140 (7.15%) HTML
11 129 (6.59%) REST
12 126 (6.44%) Kafka
13 100 (5.11%) Redux
14 85 (4.34%) .NET Framework
15 84 (4.29%) RESTful
16 83 (4.24%) ASP.NET Core
17 82 (4.19%) Spring
18 72 (3.68%) JSON
19 70 (3.58%) XML
20 63 (3.22%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 193 (9.86%) Hedge funds
2 184 (9.40%) Derivative
3 174 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
4 163 (8.33%) Fixed Income
5 127 (6.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 126 (6.44%) User Experience
7 78 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
8 72 (3.68%) Equities
9 58 (2.96%) Cloud Native
10 48 (2.45%) Algorithms
11 42 (2.15%) Public Cloud
12 37 (1.89%) Data Structures
13 33 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
14 32 (1.64%) Mobile App
15 29 (1.48%) Data Centre
16 19 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
17 17 (0.87%) Virtual Team
18 12 (0.61%) Management Information System
19 11 (0.56%) Private Cloud
20 10 (0.51%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 171 (8.74%) Linux
2 143 (7.31%) Windows
3 67 (3.42%) Windows Server
4 22 (1.12%) Unix
5 19 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (0.92%) Android
6 18 (0.92%) Windows 10
7 17 (0.87%) Apple iOS
7 17 (0.87%) Ubuntu
8 15 (0.77%) CentOS
9 13 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (0.66%) Windows Server 2016
10 11 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (0.41%) Fedora
12 6 (0.31%) Windows Server 2019
13 4 (0.20%) VMS
14 1 (0.051%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.051%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 758 (38.73%) Agile Software Development
2 535 (27.34%) DevOps
3 390 (19.93%) Software Engineering
4 384 (19.62%) Microservices
5 253 (12.93%) TDD
6 228 (11.65%) Test Automation
7 225 (11.50%) Asset Management
8 171 (8.74%) Scrum
9 156 (7.97%) Investment Management
10 153 (7.82%) Computer Science
11 136 (6.95%) Analytics
12 112 (5.72%) BDD
13 111 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
14 105 (5.37%) Problem-Solving
15 103 (5.26%) Machine Learning
16 97 (4.96%) Web Development
17 96 (4.91%) OO
17 96 (4.91%) SDLC
18 93 (4.75%) Migration
19 92 (4.70%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 606 (30.97%) Python
2 519 (26.52%) Java
3 491 (25.09%) C#
4 473 (24.17%) JavaScript
5 323 (16.50%) SQL
6 131 (6.69%) PowerShell
7 106 (5.42%) TypeScript
8 73 (3.73%) Go
9 64 (3.27%) C++
10 60 (3.07%) Ruby
11 58 (2.96%) Kotlin
11 58 (2.96%) Scala
12 41 (2.10%) Bash Shell
13 35 (1.79%) T-SQL
14 29 (1.48%) Java 8
14 29 (1.48%) VB.NET
15 24 (1.23%) R
16 17 (0.87%) Apex Code
17 16 (0.82%) ES6
17 16 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 166 (8.48%) Degree
2 67 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (0.97%) Master's Degree
4 18 (0.92%) AWS Certification
5 15 (0.77%) PhD
6 12 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.41%) CCNP
9 7 (0.36%) ISEB
10 6 (0.31%) CCNA
10 6 (0.31%) CISSP
11 5 (0.26%) MCITP
11 5 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.20%) CBAP
12 4 (0.20%) IIBA
13 3 (0.15%) CISM
13 3 (0.15%) MCSE
13 3 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
13 3 (0.15%) VCP5
13 3 (0.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (8.64%) QA
2 11 (0.56%) SEPA
3 10 (0.51%) SLA
4 9 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.46%) PSD2
5 8 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.36%) GDPR
7 3 (0.15%) EMIR
7 3 (0.15%) PMO
8 2 (0.10%) ISO 20022
8 2 (0.10%) MiFID
9 1 (0.051%) BS7799
9 1 (0.051%) COBIT
9 1 (0.051%) GLBA
9 1 (0.051%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.051%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.051%) NIST
9 1 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 380 (19.42%) Docker
2 69 (3.53%) Active Directory
3 24 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 14 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.10%) LXC
8 2 (0.10%) XenApp
9 1 (0.051%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.051%) HDFS
9 1 (0.051%) iptables
9 1 (0.051%) NFS
9 1 (0.051%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.051%) Xen
9 1 (0.051%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 367 (18.75%) Kubernetes
2 150 (7.66%) Terraform
3 106 (5.42%) Ansible
4 96 (4.91%) Puppet
5 73 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (2.30%) SCCM
7 29 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
7 29 (1.48%) Prometheus
8 22 (1.12%) Grafana
9 21 (1.07%) SCVMM
10 16 (0.82%) Kibana
11 11 (0.56%) Istio
12 9 (0.46%) Packer
13 8 (0.41%) Salt
14 5 (0.26%) Nagios
14 5 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
15 4 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
15 4 (0.20%) Mesos
15 4 (0.20%) Rancher
16 3 (0.15%) Marathon
Vendors
1 140 (7.15%) Microsoft
2 81 (4.14%) Google
3 33 (1.69%) Atlassian
4 27 (1.38%) Red Hat
5 25 (1.28%) Oracle
5 25 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
6 23 (1.18%) Cisco
7 22 (1.12%) SAP
8 18 (0.92%) Splunk
9 16 (0.82%) VMware
10 14 (0.72%) Tableau
11 13 (0.66%) IBM
12 10 (0.51%) Citrix
13 9 (0.46%) Foundry
14 8 (0.41%) Adobe
15 6 (0.31%) HP
15 6 (0.31%) New Relic
15 6 (0.31%) Rackspace
16 5 (0.26%) CheckPoint
16 5 (0.26%) Ivanti