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

Financial Technology (FinTech)
England > London
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 39 20 31
Rank change year-on-year -19 +11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 3,766 2,245 4,039
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 7.29% 10.19% 7.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.63% 10.84% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,670 2,037 3,538
10th Percentile £50,000 £48,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
75th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £115,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -

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 49,365 20,719 50,516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 95.51% 94.07% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33,111 17,645 41,156
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £109,250 £105,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +1 679 £82,500 +10.00% 270
East London +4 39 £85,000 +6.25% 40
South London -59 37 £66,250 +10.42% 5
West London -96 13 £68,750 +7.84% 91
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 2,051 (54.46%) Finance
2 1,294 (34.36%) Agile Software Development
3 1,088 (28.89%) AWS
4 958 (25.44%) JavaScript
5 946 (25.12%) Java
6 936 (24.85%) React
7 858 (22.78%) Social Skills
8 810 (21.51%) Docker
9 794 (21.08%) Software Engineering
10 791 (21.00%) Python
11 789 (20.95%) Microservices
12 770 (20.45%) SQL
13 749 (19.89%) TypeScript
14 704 (18.69%) Kubernetes
15 632 (16.78%) Banking
16 594 (15.77%) .NET
17 569 (15.11%) DevOps
18 562 (14.92%) Full Stack Development
19 554 (14.71%) C#
20 542 (14.39%) Azure
21 481 (12.77%) Node.js
22 418 (11.10%) Analytics
23 398 (10.57%) TDD
24 396 (10.52%) REST
25 382 (10.14%) Test Automation
26 374 (9.93%) Computer Science
27 352 (9.35%) User Experience
28 351 (9.32%) Terraform
28 351 (9.32%) Degree
28 351 (9.32%) AngularJS

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
1 118 (3.13%) Confluence
2 85 (2.26%) Apache Spark
3 81 (2.15%) CMS
4 53 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
5 40 (1.06%) Apache Airflow
6 24 (0.64%) nginx
7 21 (0.56%) Apache
8 14 (0.37%) Headless CMS
8 14 (0.37%) Jupyter
8 14 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
8 14 (0.37%) SharePoint
9 10 (0.27%) WordPress
10 9 (0.24%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.21%) Apache Pulsar
12 5 (0.13%) Hyperledger
13 4 (0.11%) IIS
13 4 (0.11%) NServiceBus
14 3 (0.080%) concrete5
15 2 (0.053%) Drupal
15 2 (0.053%) OpenStack
Applications
1 54 (1.43%) Figma
2 43 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (0.69%) Sketch
3 26 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
4 18 (0.48%) Adobe XD
5 16 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
6 14 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 11 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 7 (0.19%) InVision
8 7 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (0.16%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.13%) GIMP
11 4 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.080%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.053%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.053%) InDesign
14 1 (0.027%) MadCap Flare
14 1 (0.027%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 52 (1.38%) Payment Gateway
2 20 (0.53%) Distributed Ledger
3 15 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 7 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.13%) Summit
6 4 (0.11%) MetaTrader
7 3 (0.080%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.080%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.053%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.053%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (0.053%) Oracle Payables
8 2 (0.053%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (0.053%) R3 Corda
8 2 (0.053%) Sonata
9 1 (0.027%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.027%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.027%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.027%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.027%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
9 1 (0.027%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,088 (28.89%) AWS
2 542 (14.39%) Azure
3 347 (9.21%) SaaS
4 234 (6.21%) Serverless
5 223 (5.92%) GCP
6 152 (4.04%) GitHub
7 139 (3.69%) AWS Lambda
8 101 (2.68%) Amazon S3
9 72 (1.91%) PaaS
10 61 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
11 53 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
12 48 (1.27%) Power Platform
13 45 (1.19%) Amazon EMR
13 45 (1.19%) dbt
14 41 (1.09%) Snowflake
15 40 (1.06%) npm
16 37 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
17 36 (0.96%) Amazon EKS
17 36 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
18 33 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 131 (3.48%) HTTP
2 35 (0.93%) Skype
3 26 (0.69%) DNS
4 18 (0.48%) Internet
5 17 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.35%) Firewall
7 11 (0.29%) RIP
8 8 (0.21%) Network Security
8 8 (0.21%) WAN
9 6 (0.16%) Broadband
10 5 (0.13%) FIX Connectivity
10 5 (0.13%) SD-WAN
11 4 (0.11%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.11%) LAN
12 3 (0.080%) ATM
12 3 (0.080%) VPN
13 2 (0.053%) AMQP
13 2 (0.053%) Cisco IPT
13 2 (0.053%) SAN
13 2 (0.053%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (9.16%) PostgreSQL
2 343 (9.11%) NoSQL
3 271 (7.20%) MongoDB
4 208 (5.52%) SQL Server
5 142 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 141 (3.74%) MySQL
7 109 (2.89%) Redis
8 99 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 91 (2.42%) Big Data
10 79 (2.10%) Blockchain
11 67 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
12 50 (1.33%) Amazon Redshift
13 48 (1.27%) Power BI
13 48 (1.27%) Tableau
14 47 (1.25%) Hadoop
15 35 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
16 33 (0.88%) Aerospike
17 32 (0.85%) Data Lake
18 30 (0.80%) Electronic Patient Records
19 26 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 317 (8.42%) Git (software)
2 177 (4.70%) Jenkins
2 177 (4.70%) JIRA
3 106 (2.81%) Cypress.io
4 102 (2.71%) TeamCity
5 80 (2.12%) JUnit
6 79 (2.10%) webpack
7 71 (1.89%) GitLab
8 67 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
9 64 (1.70%) Selenium
10 52 (1.38%) Cucumber
11 45 (1.19%) Maven
12 44 (1.17%) Gradle
12 44 (1.17%) Postman
13 40 (1.06%) Bitbucket
14 33 (0.88%) CircleCI
14 33 (0.88%) Mockito
15 29 (0.77%) PHPUnit
16 24 (0.64%) Jasmine
16 24 (0.64%) Lerna
General
1 2,051 (54.46%) Finance
2 858 (22.78%) Social Skills
3 632 (16.78%) Banking
4 250 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
5 147 (3.90%) Financial Institution
6 134 (3.56%) Marketing
7 112 (2.97%) Retail
8 93 (2.47%) Investment Banking
9 80 (2.12%) Front Office
10 78 (2.07%) Games
11 72 (1.91%) Back Office
12 71 (1.89%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 48 (1.27%) Retail Finance
14 41 (1.09%) Telecoms
15 39 (1.04%) Legal
16 32 (0.85%) Presentation Skills
17 28 (0.74%) Publishing
18 25 (0.66%) Retail Banking
19 23 (0.61%) Organisational Skills
20 21 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1,459 (38.74%) Developer
2 411 (10.91%) Senior Developer
3 363 (9.64%) Software Engineer
4 275 (7.30%) Java Developer
5 226 (6.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 191 (5.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 177 (4.70%) Analyst
8 168 (4.46%) Senior Software Engineer
9 164 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
10 163 (4.33%) React Developer
11 157 (4.17%) .NET Developer
12 115 (3.05%) Java Engineer
13 112 (2.97%) Data Engineer
14 105 (2.79%) Python Developer
15 102 (2.71%) Software Developer
16 101 (2.68%) Senior Java Developer
17 96 (2.55%) Java Developer - Fintech
18 95 (2.52%) Lead Developer
19 92 (2.44%) C# Developer
20 90 (2.39%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 936 (24.85%) React
2 594 (15.77%) .NET
3 481 (12.77%) Node.js
4 396 (10.52%) REST
5 351 (9.32%) AngularJS
6 350 (9.29%) HTML
7 340 (9.03%) Kafka
8 330 (8.76%) CSS
9 315 (8.36%) RESTful
10 296 (7.86%) .NET Core
11 257 (6.82%) Spring
12 218 (5.79%) .NET Framework
13 213 (5.66%) Web Services
14 197 (5.23%) Spring Boot
15 186 (4.94%) HTML5
16 182 (4.83%) Vue.js
17 164 (4.35%) GraphQL
18 163 (4.33%) Redux
19 146 (3.88%) ASP.NET
20 144 (3.82%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 352 (9.35%) User Experience
2 202 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
3 189 (5.02%) Hedge funds
4 150 (3.98%) Mobile App
5 133 (3.53%) Algorithms
6 117 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
7 105 (2.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 104 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
9 101 (2.68%) Cloud Native
10 96 (2.55%) Derivative
11 93 (2.47%) Data Structures
12 86 (2.28%) Blog
12 86 (2.28%) Equities
13 66 (1.75%) Fixed Income
14 63 (1.67%) Virtual Team
15 56 (1.49%) Legacy Code
16 47 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
17 31 (0.82%) Digital Currency
18 30 (0.80%) Data Centre
19 27 (0.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 293 (7.78%) Linux
2 96 (2.55%) Apple iOS
3 91 (2.42%) Windows
4 90 (2.39%) Android
5 87 (2.31%) Unix
6 16 (0.42%) Mac OS X
6 16 (0.42%) Windows Server
7 14 (0.37%) Mac OS
8 9 (0.24%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.21%) CentOS
10 5 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.080%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.053%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.053%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.027%) Debian
13 1 (0.027%) Fedora
13 1 (0.027%) VMS
13 1 (0.027%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,294 (34.36%) Agile Software Development
2 794 (21.08%) Software Engineering
3 789 (20.95%) Microservices
4 569 (15.11%) DevOps
5 562 (14.92%) Full Stack Development
6 418 (11.10%) Analytics
7 398 (10.57%) TDD
8 382 (10.14%) Test Automation
9 374 (9.93%) Computer Science
10 349 (9.27%) Problem-Solving
11 288 (7.65%) Front End Development
12 280 (7.43%) Clean Code
13 274 (7.28%) SDLC
14 257 (6.82%) Scrum
15 255 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
16 252 (6.69%) Mentoring
17 220 (5.84%) Data Science
18 215 (5.71%) Machine Learning
19 206 (5.47%) Unit Testing
20 195 (5.18%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 958 (25.44%) JavaScript
2 946 (25.12%) Java
3 791 (21.00%) Python
4 770 (20.45%) SQL
5 749 (19.89%) TypeScript
6 554 (14.71%) C#
7 225 (5.97%) Kotlin
8 224 (5.95%) Go
9 155 (4.12%) PHP
10 115 (3.05%) Scala
11 114 (3.03%) Bash Shell
12 109 (2.89%) Ruby
13 92 (2.44%) Java 8
14 86 (2.28%) C
15 76 (2.02%) C++
16 71 (1.89%) PowerShell
17 68 (1.81%) T-SQL
18 53 (1.41%) Rust
19 45 (1.19%) Shell Script
20 39 (1.04%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 351 (9.32%) Degree
2 190 (5.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 71 (1.89%) Numerate Degree
4 28 (0.74%) Master's Degree
5 18 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (0.42%) PhD
7 10 (0.27%) CCNA
8 8 (0.21%) CISSP
9 5 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.11%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.11%) ISEB
10 4 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.11%) PCI QSA
10 4 (0.11%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.080%) OSCP
11 3 (0.080%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.053%) CSPO
12 2 (0.053%) PMP
12 2 (0.053%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.027%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 335 (8.90%) QA
2 65 (1.73%) GDPR
3 55 (1.46%) PSD2
4 51 (1.35%) Accessibility
5 42 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 36 (0.96%) PCI DSS
7 31 (0.82%) SLA
8 18 (0.48%) PMO
9 14 (0.37%) Data Quality
9 14 (0.37%) NIST
10 13 (0.35%) ISO 22301
11 8 (0.21%) IFRS
12 6 (0.16%) IFRS 9
13 5 (0.13%) SEPA
14 4 (0.11%) PA-DSS
14 4 (0.11%) SOC 2
15 3 (0.080%) COBIT
15 3 (0.080%) GRC
16 2 (0.053%) Actionable Recommendations
16 2 (0.053%) MiFID
System Software
1 810 (21.51%) Docker
2 33 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 27 (0.72%) ISA Server
4 18 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.21%) vSphere
6 6 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.11%) LXC
8 2 (0.053%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.053%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.053%) Xen
9 1 (0.027%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.027%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.027%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 704 (18.69%) Kubernetes
2 351 (9.32%) Terraform
3 92 (2.44%) Ansible
4 52 (1.38%) Prometheus
5 46 (1.22%) Puppet
6 44 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
7 40 (1.06%) Grafana
8 11 (0.29%) HAProxy
9 8 (0.21%) Mesos
10 7 (0.19%) Jamf Pro
10 7 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
11 5 (0.13%) Pingdom
11 5 (0.13%) Salt
12 4 (0.11%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.11%) SCCM
13 3 (0.080%) Packer
13 3 (0.080%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.053%) Kibana
15 1 (0.027%) Icinga
15 1 (0.027%) vMotion
Vendors
1 226 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 214 (5.68%) Google
3 184 (4.89%) Salesforce.com
4 133 (3.53%) Samsung
5 85 (2.26%) Oracle
6 35 (0.93%) Atlassian
7 34 (0.90%) WorldPay
8 33 (0.88%) Adobe
9 25 (0.66%) VMware
10 22 (0.58%) IBM
11 21 (0.56%) Splunk
12 18 (0.48%) Apple
13 17 (0.45%) SAP
14 16 (0.42%) Databricks
14 16 (0.42%) Pega
14 16 (0.42%) Solace
15 14 (0.37%) New Relic
16 11 (0.29%) F5
16 11 (0.29%) Spotify
17 10 (0.27%) Cisco