Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
England > London
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 30 35
Rank change year-on-year +12 +5 +31
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 2,215 4,072 4,319
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 10.14% 7.49% 6.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.86% 8.02% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,290 3,779 3,918
Median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £48,725 £42,500 £42,850
90th Percentile £115,000 £100,000 £100,000
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 20,395 50,757 61,562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.39% 93.31% 92.64%
Number of salaries quoted 17,133 40,879 49,948
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 £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -3 441 £75,000 +7.14% 187
South London +5 105 £57,500 +9.52% 2
West London +60 37 £65,000 - 65
East London +30 7 £80,000 +23.08% 10
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 1,032 (46.59%) Finance
2 798 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
3 780 (35.21%) AWS
4 618 (27.90%) Python
5 584 (26.37%) DevOps
6 549 (24.79%) Java
7 475 (21.44%) C#
8 455 (20.54%) Azure
9 445 (20.09%) JavaScript
10 437 (19.73%) Microservices
11 393 (17.74%) Kubernetes
12 389 (17.56%) .NET
13 354 (15.98%) Software Engineering
14 346 (15.62%) Docker
15 326 (14.72%) SQL
16 315 (14.22%) Banking
17 270 (12.19%) React
18 261 (11.78%) TDD
19 249 (11.24%) GCP
20 235 (10.61%) AngularJS
21 232 (10.47%) .NET Core
22 206 (9.30%) Web Services
23 202 (9.12%) Scrum
23 202 (9.12%) Degree
23 202 (9.12%) Test Automation
24 195 (8.80%) Linux
25 191 (8.62%) Node.js
26 185 (8.35%) Terraform
27 182 (8.22%) Asset Management
28 178 (8.04%) Git (software)

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 62 (2.80%) Confluence
2 51 (2.30%) Apache Spark
3 42 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
4 32 (1.44%) IIS
5 24 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
6 19 (0.86%) WebSphere
7 18 (0.81%) WebLogic
8 17 (0.77%) Tomcat
9 14 (0.63%) Ethereum
10 13 (0.59%) SharePoint
11 11 (0.50%) Skype for Business
12 10 (0.45%) Apache
13 9 (0.41%) CMS
14 7 (0.32%) MS Exchange
14 7 (0.32%) nginx
15 6 (0.27%) Hyperledger
16 5 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
16 5 (0.23%) GeoServer
16 5 (0.23%) OpenStack
17 4 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (2.17%) Sketch
2 39 (1.76%) Figma
3 25 (1.13%) Adobe XD
3 25 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 22 (0.99%) InVision
5 12 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 11 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.18%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.090%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (0.090%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.045%) UXPin
10 1 (0.045%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 20 (0.90%) Sentinel
2 9 (0.41%) NetSuite
3 8 (0.36%) Distributed Ledger
4 7 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.27%) Quorum
6 5 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.14%) R3 Corda
8 2 (0.090%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.045%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.045%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 780 (35.21%) AWS
2 455 (20.54%) Azure
3 249 (11.24%) GCP
4 144 (6.50%) SaaS
5 118 (5.33%) Serverless
6 85 (3.84%) AWS Lambda
7 84 (3.79%) PaaS
8 60 (2.71%) Office 365
9 59 (2.66%) Azure Active Directory
10 57 (2.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 44 (1.99%) GitHub
12 43 (1.94%) Power Platform
13 41 (1.85%) IaaS
14 35 (1.58%) Datadog
14 35 (1.58%) Slack
15 34 (1.53%) Amazon S3
16 31 (1.40%) OpenShift
17 30 (1.35%) Amazon EKS
18 27 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
18 27 (1.22%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.63%) TCP/IP
2 33 (1.49%) Firewall
3 18 (0.81%) Skype
4 17 (0.77%) Network Security
5 15 (0.68%) VPN
6 13 (0.59%) DNS
7 10 (0.45%) LAN
8 9 (0.41%) Unified Communications
8 9 (0.41%) WAN
9 8 (0.36%) IPsec
10 6 (0.27%) Kerberos
11 5 (0.23%) BGP
11 5 (0.23%) Internet
11 5 (0.23%) Parlay
12 3 (0.14%) Multicast
12 3 (0.14%) Wireless
13 2 (0.090%) AMQP
13 2 (0.090%) FTP
13 2 (0.090%) OSPF
13 2 (0.090%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 122 (5.51%) NoSQL
3 121 (5.46%) PostgreSQL
4 110 (4.97%) MongoDB
5 69 (3.12%) Redis
6 66 (2.98%) Relational Database
7 64 (2.89%) Big Data
8 59 (2.66%) MySQL
9 51 (2.30%) Blockchain
10 40 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
11 39 (1.76%) Power BI
12 32 (1.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 31 (1.40%) Data Lake
14 28 (1.26%) Looker
15 21 (0.95%) Tableau
16 20 (0.90%) BigQuery
17 19 (0.86%) Hadoop
18 18 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
19 16 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
20 15 (0.68%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 178 (8.04%) Git (software)
2 165 (7.45%) Jenkins
3 114 (5.15%) Selenium
4 97 (4.38%) JIRA
5 70 (3.16%) TeamCity
6 52 (2.35%) Cypress.io
7 47 (2.12%) webpack
8 46 (2.08%) Cucumber
9 45 (2.03%) GitLab
10 36 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
10 36 (1.63%) SpecFlow
11 30 (1.35%) SonarQube
12 29 (1.31%) WebDriver
13 17 (0.77%) Travis CI
14 16 (0.72%) JUnit
14 16 (0.72%) Moq
15 15 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 15 (0.68%) NUnit
16 14 (0.63%) Protractor
16 14 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 1,032 (46.59%) Finance
2 315 (14.22%) Banking
3 142 (6.41%) Front Office
4 58 (2.62%) Marketing
5 50 (2.26%) Investment Banking
6 47 (2.12%) Games
7 43 (1.94%) Financial Institution
8 27 (1.22%) Legal
9 25 (1.13%) Law
10 24 (1.08%) Retail
11 21 (0.95%) Advertising
11 21 (0.95%) Retail Banking
12 15 (0.68%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.68%) Public Sector
13 13 (0.59%) Telecoms
14 12 (0.54%) Electronics
15 10 (0.45%) Back Office
16 9 (0.41%) Mandarin Language
17 8 (0.36%) French Language
18 5 (0.23%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 841 (37.97%) Developer
2 221 (9.98%) DevOps Engineer
3 195 (8.80%) AWS Engineer
4 170 (7.67%) Software Engineer
5 164 (7.40%) Senior Developer
6 153 (6.91%) Python Developer
7 138 (6.23%) Java Developer
8 128 (5.78%) Python Engineer
9 122 (5.51%) C# Developer
10 111 (5.01%) .NET Developer
11 103 (4.65%) AWS DevOps
12 89 (4.02%) AWS Developer
12 89 (4.02%) Full Stack Developer
12 89 (4.02%) Software Developer
13 88 (3.97%) AWS Software Engineer
14 83 (3.75%) Analyst
15 80 (3.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 79 (3.57%) Architect
16 79 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
17 73 (3.30%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 389 (17.56%) .NET
2 270 (12.19%) React
3 235 (10.61%) AngularJS
4 232 (10.47%) .NET Core
5 206 (9.30%) Web Services
6 191 (8.62%) Node.js
7 177 (7.99%) Vue.js
8 167 (7.54%) REST
9 141 (6.37%) Kafka
10 128 (5.78%) CSS
11 125 (5.64%) Spring
12 120 (5.42%) HTML
13 114 (5.15%) Redux
14 111 (5.01%) ASP.NET
15 93 (4.20%) Spring Boot
16 91 (4.11%) RESTful
17 84 (3.79%) XML
18 62 (2.80%) Django
18 62 (2.80%) JSON
19 60 (2.71%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 178 (8.04%) Greenfield Project
2 172 (7.77%) User Experience
3 154 (6.95%) Fixed Income
4 144 (6.50%) Hedge funds
5 140 (6.32%) Derivative
6 123 (5.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 105 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
8 68 (3.07%) Equities
9 60 (2.71%) Cloud Native
10 54 (2.44%) Public Cloud
11 53 (2.39%) Algorithms
12 44 (1.99%) Mobile App
13 41 (1.85%) Data Structures
14 31 (1.40%) Virtual Team
15 18 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (0.77%) Data Centre
17 16 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
18 15 (0.68%) Online Games
19 13 (0.59%) Management Information System
20 12 (0.54%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 195 (8.80%) Linux
2 122 (5.51%) Windows
3 55 (2.48%) Windows Server
4 49 (2.21%) Unix
5 40 (1.81%) Android
6 37 (1.67%) Apple iOS
7 22 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (0.99%) Windows 10
8 18 (0.81%) CentOS
9 16 (0.72%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.45%) Fedora
10 10 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.32%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
13 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.090%) VMS
14 2 (0.090%) Windows Server 2019
15 1 (0.045%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 798 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
2 584 (26.37%) DevOps
3 437 (19.73%) Microservices
4 354 (15.98%) Software Engineering
5 261 (11.78%) TDD
6 202 (9.12%) Scrum
6 202 (9.12%) Test Automation
7 182 (8.22%) Asset Management
8 165 (7.45%) Computer Science
9 162 (7.31%) Analytics
10 152 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
11 134 (6.05%) BDD
12 129 (5.82%) Mentoring
13 121 (5.46%) Problem-Solving
14 106 (4.79%) Investment Management
15 96 (4.33%) Machine Learning
16 95 (4.29%) Migration
17 93 (4.20%) Front End Development
17 93 (4.20%) SDLC
18 88 (3.97%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 618 (27.90%) Python
2 549 (24.79%) Java
3 475 (21.44%) C#
4 445 (20.09%) JavaScript
5 326 (14.72%) SQL
6 151 (6.82%) TypeScript
7 124 (5.60%) PowerShell
8 101 (4.56%) Go
9 73 (3.30%) C++
10 68 (3.07%) Scala
11 62 (2.80%) Kotlin
12 58 (2.62%) Bash Shell
13 45 (2.03%) Ruby
14 40 (1.81%) Java 8
15 29 (1.31%) T-SQL
16 27 (1.22%) Clojure
16 27 (1.22%) R
17 26 (1.17%) PHP
18 25 (1.13%) VB.NET
19 23 (1.04%) ES6
Qualifications
1 202 (9.12%) Degree
2 72 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (0.77%) Master's Degree
4 12 (0.54%) AWS Certification
4 12 (0.54%) OSCE
5 11 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (0.50%) PhD
6 7 (0.32%) OSCP
7 6 (0.27%) CEPT
7 6 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.27%) CISSP
7 6 (0.27%) EC-Council LPT
7 6 (0.27%) GXPN
7 6 (0.27%) SANS
8 5 (0.23%) ISEB
9 4 (0.18%) ACCA
9 4 (0.18%) CCNA
9 4 (0.18%) CIMA
9 4 (0.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (7.67%) QA
2 16 (0.72%) GDPR
2 16 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 14 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.54%) PMO
5 10 (0.45%) PSD2
6 7 (0.32%) NIST
7 6 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.27%) SEPA
7 6 (0.27%) SLA
8 3 (0.14%) COBIT
9 2 (0.090%) IFRS
9 2 (0.090%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.045%) BS7799
10 1 (0.045%) GLBA
10 1 (0.045%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.045%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 346 (15.62%) Docker
2 67 (3.02%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.14%) Xen
6 3 (0.14%) XenApp
7 2 (0.090%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.045%) NFS
Systems Management
1 393 (17.74%) Kubernetes
2 185 (8.35%) Terraform
3 132 (5.96%) Ansible
4 113 (5.10%) Puppet
5 79 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (2.12%) Grafana
6 47 (2.12%) Prometheus
7 44 (1.99%) SCCM
8 31 (1.40%) Microsoft Intune
9 16 (0.72%) Istio
10 14 (0.63%) Salt
11 12 (0.54%) SCVMM
12 9 (0.41%) Kibana
12 9 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
13 7 (0.32%) Nagios
14 6 (0.27%) Consul
14 6 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
14 6 (0.27%) linkerd
14 6 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
15 5 (0.23%) Rancher
Vendors
1 135 (6.09%) Microsoft
2 116 (5.24%) Google
3 42 (1.90%) Red Hat
4 41 (1.85%) Adobe
5 38 (1.72%) Atlassian
6 29 (1.31%) SAP
7 22 (0.99%) Oracle
8 21 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (0.90%) IBM
10 16 (0.72%) Databricks
10 16 (0.72%) VMware
11 14 (0.63%) Splunk
12 9 (0.41%) Cisco
12 9 (0.41%) Citrix
12 9 (0.41%) Ivanti
13 7 (0.32%) Sybase
14 6 (0.27%) Apple
14 6 (0.27%) New Relic
15 5 (0.23%) AppDynamics
15 5 (0.23%) Talend