Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
England > London
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 74 136
Rank change year-on-year +36 +62 +277
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 4,205 2,759 2,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.11% 4.05% 2.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 12.67% 8.60% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,485 2,460 1,666
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 33,192 32,089 39,784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.19% 47.13% 48.29%
Number of salaries quoted 26,096 26,131 33,515
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,385
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +0.70%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +18 1,064 £65,000 - 222
South London +7 59 £65,000 +18.18%
West London +11 41 £50,000 -16.67% 56
East London -41 19 £45,000 -40.00% 39
North London +5 5 £80,000 - 4
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 2,263 (53.82%) Finance
2 1,748 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1,350 (32.10%) Java
4 932 (22.16%) SQL
5 875 (20.81%) JavaScript
6 819 (19.48%) Python
7 660 (15.70%) TDD
7 660 (15.70%) Banking
8 607 (14.44%) Amazon AWS
8 607 (14.44%) AngularJS
9 581 (13.82%) Linux
10 574 (13.65%) Degree
11 557 (13.25%) DevOps
12 556 (13.22%) C#
13 531 (12.63%) HTML
14 514 (12.22%) .NET
15 496 (11.80%) Scrum
16 491 (11.68%) CSS
17 468 (11.13%) Software Engineering
18 437 (10.39%) Test Automation
19 433 (10.30%) Microservices
20 408 (9.70%) Git (software)
21 400 (9.51%) Greenfield Project
22 397 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
23 390 (9.27%) Docker
23 390 (9.27%) Computer Science
24 389 (9.25%) React
25 384 (9.13%) Problem-Solving
26 360 (8.56%) Spring
27 347 (8.25%) SQL Server

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
1 128 (3.04%) Apache Spark
2 78 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
3 75 (1.78%) Confluence
4 56 (1.33%) Apache
5 49 (1.17%) Tomcat
6 45 (1.07%) Ethereum
7 43 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 36 (0.86%) CMS
9 30 (0.71%) WebLogic
10 29 (0.69%) IIS
10 29 (0.69%) WebSphere
11 22 (0.52%) nginx
12 20 (0.48%) SAS
13 19 (0.45%) Apache Solr
14 18 (0.43%) NServiceBus
15 17 (0.40%) OpenStack
16 16 (0.38%) WordPress
17 12 (0.29%) JBoss
18 10 (0.24%) Apache Pig
19 9 (0.21%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 71 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 42 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 28 (0.67%) Photoshop
5 26 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 26 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.24%) InVision
8 8 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.095%) Mingle
11 3 (0.071%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.024%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.024%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 36 (0.86%) Distributed Ledger
2 20 (0.48%) Ripple
3 19 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
5 9 (0.21%) RMDS
6 8 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.12%) Ripple XRP
8 4 (0.095%) Advent Geneva
8 4 (0.095%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.095%) Sentinel
8 4 (0.095%) Siebel CRM
8 4 (0.095%) Tradar
9 3 (0.071%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.071%) Summit
9 3 (0.071%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.024%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.024%) Magento
10 1 (0.024%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.024%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.024%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 607 (14.44%) Amazon AWS
2 274 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 147 (3.50%) SaaS
4 126 (3.00%) GitHub
5 63 (1.50%) Serverless
6 48 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
7 47 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
8 46 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
9 44 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
9 44 (1.05%) OpenShift
10 37 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
11 30 (0.71%) Amazon S3
12 28 (0.67%) IaaS
13 23 (0.55%) Slack
14 21 (0.50%) Trello
15 18 (0.43%) CloudFront
16 17 (0.40%) PaaS
17 14 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
17 14 (0.33%) Heroku
17 14 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 111 (2.64%) Firewall
2 58 (1.38%) Internet
3 48 (1.14%) HTTP
3 48 (1.14%) Network Security
4 43 (1.02%) DNS
5 35 (0.83%) TCP/IP
6 30 (0.71%) FIX Connectivity
7 26 (0.62%) BGP
7 26 (0.62%) Multicast
8 24 (0.57%) VPN
9 23 (0.55%) DSL
10 21 (0.50%) AMQP
11 19 (0.45%) Kerberos
12 18 (0.43%) DHCP
12 18 (0.43%) OSPF
12 18 (0.43%) Value-Added Service
13 16 (0.38%) LAN
14 14 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
15 12 (0.29%) Intranet
15 12 (0.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 307 (7.30%) Big Data
3 265 (6.30%) MySQL
4 256 (6.09%) Blockchain
5 236 (5.61%) NoSQL
6 203 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
7 169 (4.02%) MongoDB
8 163 (3.88%) Hadoop
9 161 (3.83%) Relational Database
10 85 (2.02%) Apache Hive
11 83 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
12 79 (1.88%) Redis
13 74 (1.76%) RDBMS
14 69 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 61 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
16 54 (1.28%) HBase
17 53 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 44 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 41 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
20 39 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 408 (9.70%) Git (software)
2 255 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 222 (5.28%) JIRA
4 174 (4.14%) Selenium
5 146 (3.47%) Cucumber
6 130 (3.09%) Maven
7 74 (1.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 73 (1.74%) Gradle
9 71 (1.69%) JUnit
9 71 (1.69%) TeamCity
10 67 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 55 (1.31%) Appium
12 52 (1.24%) WebDriver
13 51 (1.21%) Xcode
14 49 (1.17%) Visual Studio
15 44 (1.05%) webpack
16 43 (1.02%) NUnit
17 39 (0.93%) Subversion
18 34 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 32 (0.76%) Mocha
General
1 2,263 (53.82%) Finance
2 660 (15.70%) Banking
3 171 (4.07%) Investment Banking
4 111 (2.64%) Marketing
5 110 (2.62%) Retail
6 107 (2.54%) Financial Institution
7 91 (2.16%) Advertising
8 86 (2.05%) Games
9 74 (1.76%) Front Office
10 70 (1.66%) Retail Banking
11 58 (1.38%) Back Office
12 56 (1.33%) Telecoms
13 40 (0.95%) Law
14 37 (0.88%) Legal
15 20 (0.48%) Publishing
16 18 (0.43%) Prime Brokerage
17 14 (0.33%) French Language
18 12 (0.29%) Manufacturing
18 12 (0.29%) Spanish Language
19 10 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,824 (43.38%) Developer
2 531 (12.63%) Java Developer
3 360 (8.56%) Senior Developer
4 315 (7.49%) Analyst
5 223 (5.30%) Java Developer - Fintech
6 188 (4.47%) .NET Developer
7 186 (4.42%) C# Developer
7 186 (4.42%) Software Engineer
8 179 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 153 (3.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 153 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
10 140 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
11 117 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
12 115 (2.73%) Project Manager
13 107 (2.54%) Junior
14 105 (2.50%) Python Developer
15 102 (2.43%) Architect
16 101 (2.40%) C# .NET Developer
17 97 (2.31%) Lead Developer
18 96 (2.28%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 607 (14.44%) AngularJS
2 531 (12.63%) HTML
3 514 (12.22%) .NET
4 491 (11.68%) CSS
5 389 (9.25%) React
6 360 (8.56%) Spring
7 321 (7.63%) Node.js
8 258 (6.14%) Web Services
9 242 (5.76%) RESTful
10 240 (5.71%) HTML5
11 228 (5.42%) jQuery
11 228 (5.42%) REST
12 176 (4.19%) ASP.NET
13 167 (3.97%) CSS3
14 155 (3.69%) Kafka
15 144 (3.42%) .NET Framework
16 135 (3.21%) Spring Boot
17 127 (3.02%) Redux
18 118 (2.81%) Hibernate
19 117 (2.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 400 (9.51%) Greenfield Project
2 397 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
3 390 (9.27%) Computer Science
4 305 (7.25%) User Experience
5 236 (5.61%) Hedge funds
6 179 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 141 (3.35%) Algorithms
8 118 (2.81%) Mobile App
9 106 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
10 95 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
11 89 (2.12%) Fixed Income
12 65 (1.55%) Bitcoin
12 65 (1.55%) Equities
13 63 (1.50%) Public Cloud
14 57 (1.36%) Data Structures
15 49 (1.17%) Data Centre
16 45 (1.07%) Private Cloud
17 40 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
17 40 (0.95%) Virtual Team
18 38 (0.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 581 (13.82%) Linux
2 228 (5.42%) Windows
3 210 (4.99%) Android
4 208 (4.95%) Unix
5 195 (4.64%) Apple iOS
6 54 (1.28%) Windows Server
7 19 (0.45%) Solaris
7 19 (0.45%) Windows 7
8 18 (0.43%) CentOS
8 18 (0.43%) Mac OS
9 16 (0.38%) Ubuntu
10 15 (0.36%) Debian
11 14 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.24%) Windows 8
13 9 (0.21%) VMS
14 6 (0.14%) Windows 10
15 5 (0.12%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.095%) AIX
16 4 (0.095%) HPUX
17 2 (0.048%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,748 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
2 660 (15.70%) TDD
3 557 (13.25%) DevOps
4 496 (11.80%) Scrum
5 468 (11.13%) Software Engineering
6 437 (10.39%) Test Automation
7 433 (10.30%) Microservices
8 384 (9.13%) Problem-Solving
9 330 (7.85%) Analytics
10 308 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
11 276 (6.56%) Machine Learning
12 269 (6.40%) Front End Development
13 257 (6.11%) MVC
14 253 (6.02%) BDD
15 239 (5.68%) OO
16 231 (5.49%) Project Management
17 224 (5.33%) Mentoring
18 209 (4.97%) Data Science
19 208 (4.95%) Mathematics
20 203 (4.83%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,350 (32.10%) Java
2 932 (22.16%) SQL
3 875 (20.81%) JavaScript
4 819 (19.48%) Python
5 556 (13.22%) C#
6 325 (7.73%) Scala
7 268 (6.37%) Ruby
8 261 (6.21%) Java 8
9 233 (5.54%) C++
10 193 (4.59%) PHP
11 115 (2.73%) Bash Shell
12 109 (2.59%) PowerShell
13 104 (2.47%) TypeScript
14 101 (2.40%) Perl
14 101 (2.40%) R
15 95 (2.26%) ES6
16 85 (2.02%) Go
17 84 (2.00%) Kotlin
18 83 (1.97%) T-SQL
19 71 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 574 (13.65%) Degree
2 139 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 77 (1.83%) CISSP
4 67 (1.59%) PhD
5 38 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
6 26 (0.62%) PMI Certification
7 25 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (0.59%) Master's Degree
7 25 (0.59%) PMP
8 17 (0.40%) CCNA
8 17 (0.40%) CISM
9 16 (0.38%) CISA
10 15 (0.36%) CCNP
10 15 (0.36%) CEH
10 15 (0.36%) ISTQB
10 15 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 14 (0.33%) ISEB
11 14 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 13 (0.31%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 286 (6.80%) QA
2 120 (2.85%) PCI DSS
3 64 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (0.86%) MiFID
5 32 (0.76%) SLA
6 26 (0.62%) PSD2
7 22 (0.52%) GDPR
8 17 (0.40%) GCP
9 15 (0.36%) Data Quality
10 11 (0.26%) PMO
10 11 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 11 (0.26%) SEPA
11 10 (0.24%) COBIT
12 8 (0.19%) BS7799
13 4 (0.095%) ISAE 3402
13 4 (0.095%) PA-DSS
13 4 (0.095%) SAS 70
14 3 (0.071%) Cyber Essentials
14 3 (0.071%) ISO 20022
14 3 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 390 (9.27%) Docker
2 59 (1.40%) HDFS
3 46 (1.09%) Active Directory
4 27 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.26%) Apache Flume
6 11 (0.26%) iptables
7 6 (0.14%) Xen
8 5 (0.12%) Snort
9 4 (0.095%) GridGain
9 4 (0.095%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.095%) XenServer
10 3 (0.071%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.048%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.048%) LXC
12 1 (0.024%) KVM
12 1 (0.024%) RHEV
12 1 (0.024%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.024%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.024%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 236 (5.61%) Ansible
2 180 (4.28%) Kubernetes
3 162 (3.85%) Puppet
4 148 (3.52%) Terraform
5 116 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (0.81%) Nagios
6 34 (0.81%) Nessus
7 27 (0.64%) Oozie
8 22 (0.52%) Packer
9 19 (0.45%) HockeyApp
10 17 (0.40%) QRadar
11 16 (0.38%) Ambari
12 14 (0.33%) Grafana
12 14 (0.33%) ZABBIX
13 13 (0.31%) Consul
14 12 (0.29%) logstash
14 12 (0.29%) Prometheus
14 12 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
15 11 (0.26%) HP ALM
15 11 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 251 (5.97%) Microsoft
2 238 (5.66%) WorldPay
3 197 (4.68%) Oracle
4 100 (2.38%) Google
5 66 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
6 61 (1.45%) Splunk
7 48 (1.14%) VMware
8 45 (1.07%) Adobe
8 45 (1.07%) Tableau
9 44 (1.05%) Cisco
10 43 (1.02%) Hortonworks
11 40 (0.95%) Qualys
12 29 (0.69%) TIBCO
13 28 (0.67%) Facebook
14 27 (0.64%) Foundstone
14 27 (0.64%) McAfee
14 27 (0.64%) Red Hat
15 24 (0.57%) Capita
16 23 (0.55%) F5
17 22 (0.52%) Xamarin