Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
England > London
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 32 25 31
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 3,665 2,551 4,241
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 8.09% 9.15% 7.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.49% 9.74% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,553 2,281 3,836
10th Percentile £48,750 £50,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
75th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £115,000 £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 43,177 26,200 53,504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 95.29% 94.02% 93.59%
Number of salaries quoted 28,577 21,477 43,993
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £69,835 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.24% +7.44% +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -1 685 £85,000 +9.68% 258
South London -40 51 £60,000 -4.00% 5
West London -58 15 £63,750 -20.31% 63
East London +10 9 £70,000 -24.32% 43
North London +19 3 £110,000 +69.23% 4
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2,074 (56.59%) Finance
2 1,372 (37.44%) Agile Software Development
3 1,201 (32.77%) AWS
4 921 (25.13%) Docker
5 904 (24.67%) JavaScript
6 887 (24.20%) Java
7 873 (23.82%) React
8 828 (22.59%) Microservices
9 826 (22.54%) Software Engineering
10 816 (22.26%) SQL
11 805 (21.96%) Python
12 754 (20.57%) Kubernetes
13 735 (20.05%) Social Skills
14 722 (19.70%) Banking
15 708 (19.32%) DevOps
16 688 (18.77%) C#
17 676 (18.44%) .NET
18 667 (18.20%) TypeScript
19 534 (14.57%) Full Stack Development
20 514 (14.02%) Azure
21 482 (13.15%) TDD
22 454 (12.39%) Node.js
23 446 (12.17%) Test Automation
24 441 (12.03%) REST
25 427 (11.65%) PostgreSQL
26 399 (10.89%) AngularJS
27 391 (10.67%) .NET Core
28 383 (10.45%) Terraform
29 356 (9.71%) QA
30 355 (9.69%) SDLC

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
1 108 (2.95%) Confluence
2 86 (2.35%) Apache Spark
3 84 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
4 40 (1.09%) CMS
5 38 (1.04%) Apache Airflow
6 31 (0.85%) Apache
7 17 (0.46%) nginx
8 14 (0.38%) Oracle Coherence
9 13 (0.35%) Apache Pulsar
9 13 (0.35%) Tomcat
10 12 (0.33%) SharePoint
11 10 (0.27%) JBoss
12 8 (0.22%) Headless CMS
13 7 (0.19%) Jupyter
14 5 (0.14%) WordPress
15 4 (0.11%) Ethereum
16 3 (0.082%) Hyperledger
17 2 (0.055%) Cloud Foundry
17 2 (0.055%) Luigi
17 2 (0.055%) Traefik
Applications
1 46 (1.26%) Figma
2 34 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
3 32 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
4 23 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 14 (0.38%) Sketch
6 11 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (0.27%) Adobe XD
8 9 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 6 (0.16%) InVision
10 5 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
11 4 (0.11%) Photoshop
12 3 (0.082%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.055%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.055%) Marvel
14 1 (0.027%) InDesign
14 1 (0.027%) Mingle
14 1 (0.027%) MS Visio
14 1 (0.027%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 41 (1.12%) Payment Gateway
2 22 (0.60%) Distributed Ledger
3 8 (0.22%) R3 Corda
3 8 (0.22%) Sentinel
4 5 (0.14%) Summit
5 4 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.027%) Advent Geneva
6 1 (0.027%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.027%) Magento
6 1 (0.027%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.027%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.027%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.027%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,201 (32.77%) AWS
2 514 (14.02%) Azure
3 342 (9.33%) SaaS
4 265 (7.23%) GCP
5 249 (6.79%) Serverless
6 175 (4.77%) AWS Lambda
7 116 (3.17%) Amazon S3
8 109 (2.97%) GitHub
9 79 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
10 65 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
11 62 (1.69%) PaaS
12 51 (1.39%) Amazon EKS
13 41 (1.12%) Amazon Kinesis
14 38 (1.04%) Amazon ECS
15 37 (1.01%) Snowflake
16 35 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
16 35 (0.95%) AWS Fargate
17 33 (0.90%) IaaS
18 32 (0.87%) npm
19 29 (0.79%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 152 (4.15%) HTTP
2 33 (0.90%) Skype
3 31 (0.85%) DNS
4 29 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 18 (0.49%) Firewall
6 16 (0.44%) Internet
7 13 (0.35%) RIP
8 10 (0.27%) WAN
9 9 (0.25%) VPN
10 8 (0.22%) DHCP
10 8 (0.22%) Multicast
11 7 (0.19%) Network Security
12 6 (0.16%) BGP
13 5 (0.14%) Broadband
13 5 (0.14%) FIX Connectivity
13 5 (0.14%) OSPF
14 4 (0.11%) LAN
14 4 (0.11%) SAN
14 4 (0.11%) SD-WAN
14 4 (0.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 427 (11.65%) PostgreSQL
2 332 (9.06%) NoSQL
3 187 (5.10%) MongoDB
4 169 (4.61%) SQL Server
5 167 (4.56%) MySQL
6 141 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 136 (3.71%) Big Data
8 133 (3.63%) Redis
9 109 (2.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 79 (2.16%) Blockchain
10 79 (2.16%) Hadoop
11 63 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
12 48 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
13 43 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
14 38 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
15 28 (0.76%) Amazon Aurora
16 27 (0.74%) Tableau
17 25 (0.68%) Power BI
18 23 (0.63%) Flink
19 19 (0.52%) Aerospike
Development Applications
1 345 (9.41%) Git (software)
2 232 (6.33%) Jenkins
3 199 (5.43%) JIRA
4 140 (3.82%) TeamCity
5 104 (2.84%) Selenium
6 95 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
7 76 (2.07%) Cypress.io
8 73 (1.99%) Cucumber
8 73 (1.99%) webpack
9 68 (1.86%) GitLab
10 61 (1.66%) CircleCI
11 60 (1.64%) Gradle
12 59 (1.61%) Maven
12 59 (1.61%) Postman
13 46 (1.26%) JUnit
14 43 (1.17%) Bitbucket
15 37 (1.01%) SonarQube
16 32 (0.87%) SpecFlow
17 31 (0.85%) NUnit
18 30 (0.82%) WebDriver
General
1 2,074 (56.59%) Finance
2 735 (20.05%) Social Skills
3 722 (19.70%) Banking
4 185 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
5 119 (3.25%) Financial Institution
6 117 (3.19%) Marketing
7 102 (2.78%) Front Office
8 99 (2.70%) Investment Banking
9 90 (2.46%) Retail
10 87 (2.37%) Games
11 73 (1.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 49 (1.34%) Legal
13 44 (1.20%) Back Office
13 44 (1.20%) Telecoms
14 36 (0.98%) Organisational Skills
15 33 (0.90%) Retail Finance
16 30 (0.82%) Presentation Skills
17 29 (0.79%) Electronics
17 29 (0.79%) Manufacturing
17 29 (0.79%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 1,428 (38.96%) Developer
2 421 (11.49%) Software Engineer
3 365 (9.96%) Senior Developer
4 293 (7.99%) Java Developer
5 231 (6.30%) Full Stack Developer
6 206 (5.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 198 (5.40%) .NET Developer
8 190 (5.18%) React Developer
9 181 (4.94%) Senior Software Engineer
10 156 (4.26%) Analyst
11 147 (4.01%) AWS Engineer
12 146 (3.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 105 (2.86%) Java Developer - Fintech
14 104 (2.84%) Java Engineer
15 102 (2.78%) Software Developer
16 99 (2.70%) Angular Developer
17 97 (2.65%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
18 91 (2.48%) Lead Developer
19 89 (2.43%) Senior Java Developer
20 85 (2.32%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 873 (23.82%) React
2 676 (18.44%) .NET
3 454 (12.39%) Node.js
4 441 (12.03%) REST
5 399 (10.89%) AngularJS
6 391 (10.67%) .NET Core
7 338 (9.22%) Kafka
8 335 (9.14%) RESTful
9 323 (8.81%) CSS
10 311 (8.49%) HTML
11 279 (7.61%) Spring
12 199 (5.43%) Spring Boot
13 195 (5.32%) ASP.NET
13 195 (5.32%) Web Services
14 186 (5.08%) Redux
15 154 (4.20%) .NET Framework
15 154 (4.20%) Vue.js
16 139 (3.79%) GraphQL
17 138 (3.77%) HTML5
18 135 (3.68%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 349 (9.52%) User Experience
2 191 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
3 149 (4.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 135 (3.68%) Algorithms
4 135 (3.68%) Derivative
5 129 (3.52%) Hedge funds
5 129 (3.52%) Mobile App
6 103 (2.81%) Data Structures
7 102 (2.78%) Cloud Native
8 101 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
9 90 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
10 85 (2.32%) Equities
11 79 (2.16%) Fixed Income
12 54 (1.47%) Virtual Team
13 40 (1.09%) Legacy Systems
14 36 (0.98%) Data Centre
15 34 (0.93%) Blog
16 32 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
17 29 (0.79%) Legacy Code
18 25 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 331 (9.03%) Linux
2 103 (2.81%) Windows
3 101 (2.76%) Android
4 95 (2.59%) Apple iOS
5 76 (2.07%) Unix
6 35 (0.95%) Windows Server
7 23 (0.63%) Mac OS X
8 22 (0.60%) CentOS
9 15 (0.41%) Ubuntu
10 13 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (0.27%) Windows 10
12 8 (0.22%) Solaris
13 5 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
14 3 (0.082%) Debian
14 3 (0.082%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (0.082%) Fedora
15 2 (0.055%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.027%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,372 (37.44%) Agile Software Development
2 828 (22.59%) Microservices
3 826 (22.54%) Software Engineering
4 708 (19.32%) DevOps
5 534 (14.57%) Full Stack Development
6 482 (13.15%) TDD
7 446 (12.17%) Test Automation
8 355 (9.69%) SDLC
9 340 (9.28%) Computer Science
10 313 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
11 303 (8.27%) Clean Code
12 297 (8.10%) Front End Development
13 295 (8.05%) Analytics
14 290 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
15 249 (6.79%) Mentoring
16 246 (6.71%) Machine Learning
17 206 (5.62%) Infrastructure as Code
17 206 (5.62%) Scrum
18 199 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
19 192 (5.24%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 904 (24.67%) JavaScript
2 887 (24.20%) Java
3 816 (22.26%) SQL
4 805 (21.96%) Python
5 688 (18.77%) C#
6 667 (18.20%) TypeScript
7 241 (6.58%) Go
8 199 (5.43%) Kotlin
9 138 (3.77%) Java 8
10 99 (2.70%) C
11 96 (2.62%) Ruby
12 89 (2.43%) C++
13 85 (2.32%) PHP
14 82 (2.24%) Bash Shell
15 81 (2.21%) PowerShell
16 76 (2.07%) Scala
17 64 (1.75%) ES6
18 56 (1.53%) Rust
19 41 (1.12%) T-SQL
20 40 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 338 (9.22%) Degree
2 189 (5.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (1.15%) Master's Degree
4 34 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (0.27%) AWS Certification
5 10 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (0.25%) PhD
7 6 (0.16%) CCNA
7 6 (0.16%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.16%) OSCE
8 5 (0.14%) CISSP
8 5 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.11%) CCNP
9 4 (0.11%) PMP
10 3 (0.082%) CISM
10 3 (0.082%) CRISC
10 3 (0.082%) ISEB
10 3 (0.082%) OSCP
10 3 (0.082%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 356 (9.71%) QA
2 69 (1.88%) PSD2
3 41 (1.12%) Accessibility
4 38 (1.04%) GDPR
5 23 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (0.55%) PMO
7 19 (0.52%) Data Quality
8 17 (0.46%) SLA
9 15 (0.41%) PCI DSS
10 10 (0.27%) NIST
11 7 (0.19%) ISO 20022
11 7 (0.19%) ISO 22301
11 7 (0.19%) ISO 8583
12 3 (0.082%) SOC 1
12 3 (0.082%) SOC 2
13 2 (0.055%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.055%) IFRS
13 2 (0.055%) IFRS 9
13 2 (0.055%) MiFID
13 2 (0.055%) SEPA
System Software
1 921 (25.13%) Docker
2 37 (1.01%) ISA Server
3 35 (0.95%) Active Directory
4 16 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (0.22%) vSphere
7 7 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.082%) OpenAM
8 3 (0.082%) OpenDJ
8 3 (0.082%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.055%) LXC
9 2 (0.055%) NFS
9 2 (0.055%) Xen
10 1 (0.027%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.027%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.027%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.027%) XenApp
10 1 (0.027%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 754 (20.57%) Kubernetes
2 383 (10.45%) Terraform
3 132 (3.60%) Ansible
4 87 (2.37%) Prometheus
5 78 (2.13%) Puppet
6 36 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (0.79%) Grafana
8 14 (0.38%) Mesos
9 11 (0.30%) Salt
10 9 (0.25%) Packer
11 7 (0.19%) SCCM
12 6 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (0.16%) Nagios
13 5 (0.14%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.14%) Pingdom
13 5 (0.14%) SCOM
14 4 (0.11%) Consul
14 4 (0.11%) Jamf Pro
15 3 (0.082%) linkerd
15 3 (0.082%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 230 (6.28%) Google
2 203 (5.54%) Microsoft
3 157 (4.28%) Samsung
4 98 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
5 65 (1.77%) Oracle
6 35 (0.95%) SAP
7 30 (0.82%) WorldPay
8 24 (0.65%) Adobe
9 22 (0.60%) VMware
10 18 (0.49%) Cisco
10 18 (0.49%) GoldenSource
10 18 (0.49%) IBM
10 18 (0.49%) PayPal
10 18 (0.49%) Red Hat
11 16 (0.44%) Sybase
12 15 (0.41%) Solace
13 14 (0.38%) QAD
13 14 (0.38%) Refinitiv
14 13 (0.35%) Talend
15 12 (0.33%) Pega