Period
to 24 September 2019

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 24 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
England > London
6 months to
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 35 74
Rank change year-on-year +5 +39 +43
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 4,130 4,365 3,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 7.39% 6.38% 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.95% 6.89% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3,705 3,753 2,758
London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

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 51,956 63,372 69,436
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.00% 92.60% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 41,858 50,782 53,248
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,685 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% -

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 24 September 2019.

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 24 September 2019. 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 +11 1,274 £70,000 +3.70% 306
South London +34 203 £55,000 -15.38% 6
West London -26 41 £70,000 +19.15% 84
East London 0 14 £70,000 +47.37% 39
North London -27 2 £55,000 -26.67% 1
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2019, 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 1,967 (47.63%) Finance
2 1,711 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
3 1,109 (26.85%) Java
4 951 (23.03%) SQL
5 920 (22.28%) AWS
6 911 (22.06%) Banking
7 849 (20.56%) Python
8 758 (18.35%) DevOps
9 747 (18.09%) C#
10 662 (16.03%) .NET
11 649 (15.71%) Microservices
12 647 (15.67%) JavaScript
13 646 (15.64%) Docker
14 609 (14.75%) Scrum
15 607 (14.70%) Software Engineering
16 552 (13.37%) Degree
17 518 (12.54%) Azure
18 512 (12.40%) Linux
19 485 (11.74%) Computer Science
20 459 (11.11%) TDD
21 440 (10.65%) Kubernetes
22 410 (9.93%) SQL Server
23 396 (9.59%) HTML
24 394 (9.54%) Greenfield Project
25 389 (9.42%) Microsoft
26 349 (8.45%) AngularJS
27 331 (8.01%) CSS
28 321 (7.77%) React
29 315 (7.63%) Git (software)
30 314 (7.60%) REST

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 (2.62%) Apache Spark
2 87 (2.11%) Confluence
3 72 (1.74%) Apache
4 71 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
5 47 (1.14%) IIS
6 31 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 29 (0.70%) CMS
7 29 (0.70%) nginx
8 23 (0.56%) WebSphere
9 20 (0.48%) Apache Solr
10 17 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 17 (0.41%) Ethereum
10 17 (0.41%) OpenStack
11 15 (0.36%) SAS
11 15 (0.36%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.27%) Hyperledger
12 11 (0.27%) JBoss
12 11 (0.27%) SharePoint
13 8 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
14 7 (0.17%) GeoServer
Applications
1 82 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
2 67 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (0.53%) Sketch
4 21 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (0.39%) InVision
7 10 (0.24%) Zeplin
8 9 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.12%) Chatbot
10 5 (0.12%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.097%) Adobe XD
11 4 (0.097%) Microsoft Project
12 3 (0.073%) Figma
12 3 (0.073%) Marvel
13 1 (0.024%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.024%) LaTeX
13 1 (0.024%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.024%) SPSS
13 1 (0.024%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 27 (0.65%) Distributed Ledger
2 18 (0.44%) Magento
2 18 (0.44%) R3 Corda
3 17 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
3 17 (0.41%) SDL Web 8
4 15 (0.36%) NetSuite
5 13 (0.31%) thinkFolio
6 11 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
6 11 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
7 7 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
9 5 (0.12%) Temenos T24
10 4 (0.097%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 2 (0.048%) Tradar
11 2 (0.048%) Workday HCM
12 1 (0.024%) ION MarketView
12 1 (0.024%) SAP BPC
12 1 (0.024%) SAP Business One
12 1 (0.024%) SAP HCM
12 1 (0.024%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 920 (22.28%) AWS
2 518 (12.54%) Azure
3 248 (6.00%) SaaS
4 222 (5.38%) GCP
5 89 (2.15%) GitHub
6 85 (2.06%) Serverless
7 84 (2.03%) Power Platform
8 83 (2.01%) Office 365
9 58 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 50 (1.21%) PaaS
11 49 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
12 45 (1.09%) Amazon ECS
13 44 (1.07%) Amazon S3
14 42 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
15 37 (0.90%) IaaS
16 34 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
17 30 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
18 27 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 23 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 23 (0.56%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 93 (2.25%) Firewall
2 73 (1.77%) HTTP
3 62 (1.50%) DNS
4 42 (1.02%) VPN
5 39 (0.94%) TCP/IP
6 35 (0.85%) Internet
6 35 (0.85%) LAN
7 30 (0.73%) SSL
8 27 (0.65%) WAN
9 16 (0.39%) Network Security
10 15 (0.36%) SAN
11 14 (0.34%) Wireless
12 12 (0.29%) DHCP
12 12 (0.29%) FIX Connectivity
12 12 (0.29%) IPsec
12 12 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (0.27%) DSL
14 10 (0.24%) AMQP
14 10 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (0.24%) Miracast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 182 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
3 165 (4.00%) Big Data
4 157 (3.80%) MySQL
5 154 (3.73%) NoSQL
6 142 (3.44%) Relational Database
7 139 (3.37%) Blockchain
8 101 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 84 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
9 84 (2.03%) Power BI
9 84 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 63 (1.53%) RDBMS
11 62 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 60 (1.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 60 (1.45%) Hadoop
12 60 (1.45%) MongoDB
13 48 (1.16%) Redis
14 46 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
15 33 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
16 29 (0.70%) Looker
Development Applications
1 315 (7.63%) Git (software)
2 297 (7.19%) JIRA
3 289 (7.00%) Jenkins
4 160 (3.87%) Selenium
5 99 (2.40%) TeamCity
6 95 (2.30%) Cucumber
7 74 (1.79%) WebDriver
8 65 (1.57%) Maven
9 51 (1.23%) SpecFlow
10 49 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
10 49 (1.19%) Visual Studio
11 46 (1.11%) Bitbucket
12 44 (1.07%) JUnit
13 33 (0.80%) GitLab
14 32 (0.77%) SonarQube
15 31 (0.75%) Mockito
15 31 (0.75%) webpack
16 30 (0.73%) CircleCI
17 29 (0.70%) Gradle
18 27 (0.65%) Appium
General
1 1,967 (47.63%) Finance
2 911 (22.06%) Banking
3 180 (4.36%) Marketing
4 139 (3.37%) Retail
5 101 (2.45%) Financial Institution
6 90 (2.18%) Front Office
7 74 (1.79%) Games
8 61 (1.48%) Advertising
9 47 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 46 (1.11%) Retail Banking
11 45 (1.09%) Law
11 45 (1.09%) Legal
12 31 (0.75%) Telecoms
13 30 (0.73%) French Language
14 28 (0.68%) Back Office
15 21 (0.51%) Spanish Language
16 18 (0.44%) Italian Language
17 16 (0.39%) German Language
18 10 (0.24%) Digital Economy
19 9 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,559 (37.75%) Developer
2 376 (9.10%) Java Developer
3 346 (8.38%) Analyst
4 343 (8.31%) Senior Developer
5 256 (6.20%) .NET Developer
6 246 (5.96%) DevOps Engineer
7 198 (4.79%) C# Developer
8 171 (4.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 170 (4.12%) Architect
10 160 (3.87%) Software Engineer
11 159 (3.85%) Business Analyst
12 142 (3.44%) Java Developer - Fintech
13 141 (3.41%) Python Developer
14 123 (2.98%) Java Engineer
14 123 (2.98%) Lead Developer
15 115 (2.78%) React Developer
16 111 (2.69%) Junior
17 96 (2.32%) AWS Engineer
18 92 (2.23%) C# .NET Developer
19 85 (2.06%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 662 (16.03%) .NET
2 396 (9.59%) HTML
3 349 (8.45%) AngularJS
4 331 (8.01%) CSS
5 321 (7.77%) React
6 314 (7.60%) REST
7 289 (7.00%) Spring
8 276 (6.68%) RESTful
9 261 (6.32%) ASP.NET
10 227 (5.50%) Web Services
11 220 (5.33%) Spring Boot
12 201 (4.87%) .NET Core
13 193 (4.67%) HTML5
14 167 (4.04%) Kafka
15 151 (3.66%) Node.js
16 111 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
17 106 (2.57%) .NET Framework
17 106 (2.57%) Redux
18 102 (2.47%) CSS3
19 99 (2.40%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 394 (9.54%) Greenfield Project
2 272 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 226 (5.47%) User Experience
4 195 (4.72%) Hedge funds
5 164 (3.97%) Mobile App
6 120 (2.91%) Algorithms
7 106 (2.57%) Data Centre
8 85 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 67 (1.62%) Cloud Native
9 67 (1.62%) Data Structures
10 63 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
11 60 (1.45%) Fixed Income
11 60 (1.45%) Public Cloud
12 56 (1.36%) Virtual Team
13 53 (1.28%) Derivative
14 51 (1.23%) Management Information System
15 42 (1.02%) Equities
16 35 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
17 24 (0.58%) Online Banking
18 23 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 512 (12.40%) Linux
2 303 (7.34%) Windows
3 183 (4.43%) Android
4 161 (3.90%) Unix
5 121 (2.93%) Apple iOS
6 112 (2.71%) Windows Server
7 44 (1.07%) Windows 10
8 35 (0.85%) CentOS
9 26 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (0.58%) Mac OS
11 22 (0.53%) Windows 7
12 21 (0.51%) Mac OS X
12 21 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (0.36%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.22%) Fedora
15 8 (0.19%) Debian
15 8 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.073%) Solaris
17 2 (0.048%) CoreOS
18 1 (0.024%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,711 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
2 758 (18.35%) DevOps
3 649 (15.71%) Microservices
4 609 (14.75%) Scrum
5 607 (14.70%) Software Engineering
6 485 (11.74%) Computer Science
7 459 (11.11%) TDD
8 305 (7.38%) Problem-Solving
9 295 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 293 (7.09%) Analytics
11 275 (6.66%) Continuous Integration
12 271 (6.56%) Front End Development
13 269 (6.51%) SDLC
14 229 (5.54%) Mathematics
15 214 (5.18%) MVC
16 209 (5.06%) Business Intelligence
17 190 (4.60%) BDD
18 187 (4.53%) Mentoring
19 173 (4.19%) Continuous Delivery
20 162 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1,109 (26.85%) Java
2 951 (23.03%) SQL
3 849 (20.56%) Python
4 747 (18.09%) C#
5 647 (15.67%) JavaScript
6 213 (5.16%) Bash Shell
7 195 (4.72%) Kotlin
8 194 (4.70%) Java 8
9 151 (3.66%) T-SQL
10 149 (3.61%) PowerShell
11 145 (3.51%) Go
12 139 (3.37%) Ruby
13 130 (3.15%) Scala
14 111 (2.69%) ES6
15 107 (2.59%) C++
16 104 (2.52%) TypeScript
17 82 (1.99%) PHP
18 75 (1.82%) Perl
19 70 (1.69%) R
20 62 (1.50%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 552 (13.37%) Degree
2 180 (4.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (1.02%) CISSP
4 38 (0.92%) Master's Degree
5 30 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
5 30 (0.73%) PhD
6 18 (0.44%) SANS
7 16 (0.39%) CISM
7 16 (0.39%) ISEB
8 14 (0.34%) ISTQB
9 13 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (0.29%) CEH
10 12 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
11 11 (0.27%) AWS Certification
11 11 (0.27%) PMI Certification
12 9 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (0.19%) MBA
13 8 (0.19%) PMP
14 7 (0.17%) CCNA
14 7 (0.17%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 296 (7.17%) QA
2 53 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (0.77%) Data Quality
3 32 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 24 (0.58%) GDPR
5 21 (0.51%) PSD2
6 19 (0.46%) NIST
7 14 (0.34%) SLA
8 13 (0.31%) PMO
9 11 (0.27%) SEPA
10 8 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
11 5 (0.12%) COBIT
12 4 (0.097%) ISO 20022
13 3 (0.073%) ISAE 3402
14 2 (0.048%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.048%) EMIR
14 2 (0.048%) MiFID
15 1 (0.024%) COSO
15 1 (0.024%) GAAP
15 1 (0.024%) ITGC
System Software
1 646 (15.64%) Docker
2 106 (2.57%) Active Directory
3 46 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.44%) vSphere
6 15 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.24%) Xen
8 8 (0.19%) KVM
9 7 (0.17%) NFS
9 7 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (0.12%) OpenSSH
10 5 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (0.097%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.097%) oVirt
11 4 (0.097%) QEMU
12 3 (0.073%) HDFS
12 3 (0.073%) LXC
13 2 (0.048%) iptables
14 1 (0.024%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.024%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 440 (10.65%) Kubernetes
2 224 (5.42%) Terraform
3 192 (4.65%) Ansible
4 128 (3.10%) Puppet
5 106 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (1.19%) Packer
7 44 (1.07%) SQL Sentry
8 27 (0.65%) Nagios
9 26 (0.63%) Mesos
10 25 (0.61%) Prometheus
11 22 (0.53%) Grafana
11 22 (0.53%) Rancher
11 22 (0.53%) Salt
12 18 (0.44%) SCCM
13 12 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
13 12 (0.29%) Kibana
14 11 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
15 9 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
16 7 (0.17%) Consul
16 7 (0.17%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 389 (9.42%) Microsoft
2 175 (4.24%) Google
3 132 (3.20%) Oracle
4 107 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
5 69 (1.67%) Tableau
6 62 (1.50%) VMware
7 46 (1.11%) Red Hat
8 43 (1.04%) Apple
9 41 (0.99%) Splunk
10 39 (0.94%) Adobe
11 34 (0.82%) Atlassian
12 32 (0.77%) SAP
13 29 (0.70%) WorldPay
14 26 (0.63%) Bloomberg
15 25 (0.61%) Cisco
16 21 (0.51%) New Relic
17 20 (0.48%) IBM
18 19 (0.46%) MuleSoft
19 18 (0.44%) SaltStack
20 17 (0.41%) Elastic Path