Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
England > London
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 74 118
Rank change year-on-year +39 +44 +159
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 4,397 3,137 2,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.39% 4.19% 2.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.14% 8.31% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3,774 2,785 1,908
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £88,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -4.17%

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 33,470 37,728 36,716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.63% 50.37% 47.19%
Number of salaries quoted 26,013 26,867 31,283
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 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £90,000
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +6 1,056 £67,500 +3.85% 271
West London +60 91 £60,000 - 49
South London +64 81 £65,000 +18.18% 9
East London -16 49 £47,500 -36.67% 30
North London +31 29 £75,000 +11.11% 4
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 2,348 (53.40%) Finance
2 1,696 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1,402 (31.89%) Java
4 990 (22.52%) SQL
5 838 (19.06%) JavaScript
6 824 (18.74%) Amazon AWS
7 822 (18.69%) Python
8 719 (16.35%) C#
9 658 (14.96%) DevOps
10 618 (14.06%) Banking
11 606 (13.78%) Degree
12 599 (13.62%) HTML
12 599 (13.62%) AngularJS
13 591 (13.44%) Linux
14 587 (13.35%) Microservices
15 573 (13.03%) TDD
16 570 (12.96%) .NET
17 557 (12.67%) Software Engineering
18 548 (12.46%) Microsoft Azure
19 541 (12.30%) Scrum
20 504 (11.46%) CSS
20 504 (11.46%) Docker
21 450 (10.23%) SQL Server
22 435 (9.89%) Test Automation
23 417 (9.48%) React
24 415 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
25 394 (8.96%) Greenfield Project
26 385 (8.76%) Problem-Solving
27 379 (8.62%) Git (software)
28 358 (8.14%) Web Services

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
1 125 (2.84%) Apache Spark
2 80 (1.82%) Ethereum
3 72 (1.64%) Apache
4 70 (1.59%) Confluence
5 62 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
6 55 (1.25%) WebLogic
7 54 (1.23%) Tomcat
8 44 (1.00%) IIS
9 41 (0.93%) CMS
10 40 (0.91%) WebSphere
11 39 (0.89%) JBoss
12 34 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
13 27 (0.61%) SharePoint
14 25 (0.57%) SAS
15 21 (0.48%) Apache Solr
15 21 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 20 (0.45%) NServiceBus
17 17 (0.39%) OpenStack
18 14 (0.32%) GlassFish
19 13 (0.30%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 91 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 68 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
3 34 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 30 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 25 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
6 22 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 21 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
8 13 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 13 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 11 (0.25%) InVision
10 6 (0.14%) SPSS
11 4 (0.091%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.068%) Stata
13 2 (0.045%) InDesign
14 1 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.023%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.023%) Camtasia
14 1 (0.023%) Mingle
14 1 (0.023%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 35 (0.80%) Ripple
2 30 (0.68%) Distributed Ledger
3 8 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
3 8 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
4 7 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.16%) Magento
5 6 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.11%) Advent Geneva
6 5 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.11%) Siebel CRM
6 5 (0.11%) Tradar
7 4 (0.091%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 4 (0.091%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.068%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.068%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.068%) Summit
8 3 (0.068%) Temenos T24
9 2 (0.045%) R3 Corda
9 2 (0.045%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 824 (18.74%) Amazon AWS
2 548 (12.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 186 (4.23%) SaaS
4 140 (3.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 77 (1.75%) GitHub
6 70 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 67 (1.52%) Serverless
8 59 (1.34%) PaaS
9 50 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
10 41 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
10 41 (0.93%) OpenShift
11 39 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
12 38 (0.86%) Office 365
13 37 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
14 26 (0.59%) Amazon S3
15 21 (0.48%) IaaS
16 20 (0.45%) Amazon Kinesis
17 19 (0.43%) CloudFront
18 18 (0.41%) Heroku
19 17 (0.39%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 105 (2.39%) Firewall
2 67 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 61 (1.39%) HTTP
4 48 (1.09%) DNS
5 39 (0.89%) Internet
6 36 (0.82%) Multicast
7 33 (0.75%) BGP
8 32 (0.73%) VPN
9 30 (0.68%) Network Security
10 25 (0.57%) EIGRP
11 24 (0.55%) WAN
12 23 (0.52%) LAN
12 23 (0.52%) OSPF
13 21 (0.48%) AMQP
13 21 (0.48%) VLAN
14 19 (0.43%) DHCP
15 15 (0.34%) SSL
16 14 (0.32%) VoIP
17 13 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
18 12 (0.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 450 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 287 (6.53%) Blockchain
3 248 (5.64%) Big Data
4 237 (5.39%) NoSQL
5 220 (5.00%) MySQL
6 181 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
7 162 (3.68%) Relational Database
8 153 (3.48%) MongoDB
9 148 (3.37%) Hadoop
10 95 (2.16%) RDBMS
11 77 (1.75%) Apache Hive
12 73 (1.66%) SQL Server 2016
13 62 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 61 (1.39%) Redis
15 57 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
16 54 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
17 47 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
18 42 (0.96%) HBase
19 40 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 37 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 379 (8.62%) Git (software)
2 229 (5.21%) Jenkins
3 203 (4.62%) Selenium
4 180 (4.09%) JIRA
5 136 (3.09%) Maven
6 104 (2.37%) Cucumber
6 104 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 104 (2.37%) TeamCity
7 98 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 91 (2.07%) Gradle
9 80 (1.82%) JUnit
10 76 (1.73%) WebDriver
11 60 (1.36%) Subversion
12 58 (1.32%) SpecFlow
13 57 (1.30%) Visual Studio
14 49 (1.11%) gulp
14 49 (1.11%) NUnit
15 48 (1.09%) Appium
16 45 (1.02%) webpack
17 41 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2,348 (53.40%) Finance
2 618 (14.06%) Banking
3 190 (4.32%) Investment Banking
4 141 (3.21%) Retail
5 133 (3.02%) Front Office
6 121 (2.75%) Marketing
7 106 (2.41%) Financial Institution
8 101 (2.30%) Advertising
9 78 (1.77%) Games
10 61 (1.39%) Back Office
11 55 (1.25%) Law
12 51 (1.16%) Retail Banking
13 43 (0.98%) Telecoms
14 36 (0.82%) Legal
15 33 (0.75%) Publishing
16 27 (0.61%) Retail Finance
17 21 (0.48%) Private Banking
18 19 (0.43%) Electronics
19 18 (0.41%) Manufacturing
20 15 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,787 (40.64%) Developer
2 517 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 428 (9.73%) Senior Developer
4 363 (8.26%) Analyst
5 233 (5.30%) .NET Developer
6 226 (5.14%) DevOps Engineer
7 222 (5.05%) Architect
8 201 (4.57%) C# Developer
9 181 (4.12%) Java Developer - Fintech
10 174 (3.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 169 (3.84%) Senior Java Developer
12 158 (3.59%) Software Engineer
13 150 (3.41%) Consultant
14 126 (2.87%) Project Manager
15 118 (2.68%) React Developer
16 115 (2.62%) Python Developer
17 111 (2.52%) Business Analyst
18 100 (2.27%) Lead Developer
18 100 (2.27%) PHP Developer
19 94 (2.14%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 599 (13.62%) AngularJS
1 599 (13.62%) HTML
2 570 (12.96%) .NET
3 504 (11.46%) CSS
4 417 (9.48%) React
5 358 (8.14%) Web Services
6 340 (7.73%) Spring
7 287 (6.53%) ASP.NET
8 276 (6.28%) HTML5
9 261 (5.94%) Node.js
10 258 (5.87%) REST
11 249 (5.66%) RESTful
12 223 (5.07%) jQuery
13 209 (4.75%) CSS3
14 182 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
15 169 (3.84%) Kafka
15 169 (3.84%) Spring Boot
16 152 (3.46%) .NET Framework
17 145 (3.30%) J2EE
18 142 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 415 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 394 (8.96%) Greenfield Project
3 353 (8.03%) Computer Science
4 339 (7.71%) User Experience
5 238 (5.41%) Hedge funds
6 223 (5.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 157 (3.57%) Mobile App
8 142 (3.23%) Algorithms
9 125 (2.84%) Fixed Income
10 112 (2.55%) Derivative
11 110 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
12 107 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
13 98 (2.23%) Equities
14 80 (1.82%) Bitcoin
14 80 (1.82%) Data Structures
15 62 (1.41%) Management Information System
16 51 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
17 47 (1.07%) Data Centre
18 43 (0.98%) Virtual Team
19 39 (0.89%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 591 (13.44%) Linux
2 298 (6.78%) Windows
3 187 (4.25%) Unix
4 162 (3.68%) Android
5 122 (2.77%) Apple iOS
6 70 (1.59%) Windows Server
7 51 (1.16%) CentOS
8 42 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (0.55%) Solaris
10 22 (0.50%) Fedora
11 19 (0.43%) Ubuntu
12 18 (0.41%) AIX
13 14 (0.32%) Debian
14 12 (0.27%) Mac OS
15 11 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (0.23%) Windows 10
16 10 (0.23%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.18%) SUSE
18 6 (0.14%) HPUX
18 6 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,696 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
2 658 (14.96%) DevOps
3 587 (13.35%) Microservices
4 573 (13.03%) TDD
5 557 (12.67%) Software Engineering
6 541 (12.30%) Scrum
7 435 (9.89%) Test Automation
8 385 (8.76%) Problem-Solving
9 353 (8.03%) MVC
10 311 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
11 272 (6.19%) Analytics
12 266 (6.05%) Machine Learning
13 254 (5.78%) Front End Development
14 236 (5.37%) Mathematics
14 236 (5.37%) Project Management
15 223 (5.07%) BDD
16 217 (4.94%) OO
17 215 (4.89%) Stakeholder Management
18 214 (4.87%) Mentoring
19 193 (4.39%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1,402 (31.89%) Java
2 990 (22.52%) SQL
3 838 (19.06%) JavaScript
4 822 (18.69%) Python
5 719 (16.35%) C#
6 279 (6.35%) Java 8
7 269 (6.12%) C++
8 233 (5.30%) Ruby
9 188 (4.28%) Scala
10 185 (4.21%) PHP
11 136 (3.09%) C
12 132 (3.00%) TypeScript
13 124 (2.82%) R
14 121 (2.75%) PowerShell
15 119 (2.71%) Bash Shell
16 117 (2.66%) Go
17 97 (2.21%) ES6
18 96 (2.18%) T-SQL
19 94 (2.14%) Kotlin
20 88 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 606 (13.78%) Degree
2 162 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 80 (1.82%) PhD
4 79 (1.80%) CISSP
5 57 (1.30%) Master's Degree
6 36 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
7 32 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (0.66%) PMI Certification
9 25 (0.57%) PMP
10 23 (0.52%) CEH
10 23 (0.52%) CISA
11 21 (0.48%) OSCP
12 20 (0.45%) CCNA
12 20 (0.45%) CCNP
12 20 (0.45%) CREST Certified
13 19 (0.43%) CISM
13 19 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (0.39%) MCSE
14 17 (0.39%) RHCE
14 17 (0.39%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 346 (7.87%) QA
2 77 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 54 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (0.59%) SLA
5 25 (0.57%) MiFID
6 24 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 24 (0.55%) GDPR
7 23 (0.52%) PSD2
8 19 (0.43%) PMO
9 13 (0.30%) SEPA
10 10 (0.23%) EMIR
11 7 (0.16%) COBIT
11 7 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
11 7 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
12 5 (0.11%) SSAE 16
13 4 (0.091%) ISO 8583
14 3 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
14 3 (0.068%) GAAP
14 3 (0.068%) Government Security Classifications
14 3 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 504 (11.46%) Docker
2 109 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 64 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (0.82%) HDFS
5 14 (0.32%) Apache Flume
6 13 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (0.20%) Hyper-V
8 9 (0.20%) iptables
9 8 (0.18%) Xen
10 6 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.091%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.091%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.091%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.091%) XenServer
12 3 (0.068%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.045%) LXC
13 2 (0.045%) XenApp
14 1 (0.023%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 320 (7.28%) Kubernetes
2 276 (6.28%) Ansible
3 186 (4.23%) Puppet
4 172 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
5 151 (3.43%) Terraform
6 47 (1.07%) Salt
7 39 (0.89%) Nagios
8 29 (0.66%) Grafana
9 24 (0.55%) Oozie
10 19 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
10 19 (0.43%) ZABBIX
11 17 (0.39%) Prometheus
12 16 (0.36%) Consul
13 15 (0.34%) Mesos
14 14 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
15 13 (0.30%) HockeyApp
15 13 (0.30%) logstash
16 12 (0.27%) CA Single Sign-On
16 12 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
17 11 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 306 (6.96%) Microsoft
2 214 (4.87%) Google
3 203 (4.62%) Oracle
4 114 (2.59%) WorldPay
5 95 (2.16%) Red Hat
6 92 (2.09%) VMware
7 63 (1.43%) Cisco
8 59 (1.34%) Splunk
9 58 (1.32%) IBM
10 54 (1.23%) SAP
11 46 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
12 45 (1.02%) Tableau
13 41 (0.93%) Zend
14 40 (0.91%) TIBCO
15 33 (0.75%) Adobe
16 29 (0.66%) Apple
17 27 (0.61%) Atlassian
17 27 (0.61%) Citrix
18 26 (0.59%) F5
19 25 (0.57%) Hortonworks