Period
to 18 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fintech in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fintech over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 225 431
Rank change year-on-year +61 +206 +177
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 546 431 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.95% 1.38% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.19% 3.82% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 502 364 141
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -18.18% -13.73%
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 10,530 11,280 12,112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.60% 36.11% 36.04%
Number of salaries quoted 8,321 9,105 9,881
South East median annual salary £48,514 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.81% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.04%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Fintech as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in the South East

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Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Fintech in the South East.

Salary trend for Fintech in the South East

Fintech
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in the South East over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Fintech in the South East

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Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fintech within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 December 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
Surrey +53 144 £50,000 - 18
Thames Valley -24 141 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Hampshire +49 134 £40,000 - 4
Berkshire -6 81 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East Sussex +35 55 £47,500 +5.56% 8
West Sussex +16 43 £47,500 +5.56% 4
Buckinghamshire +16 33 £52,500 +23.53% 1
Oxfordshire -10 27 £55,000 - 2
Kent +36 23 £38,750 -13.89% 10
M4 Corridor - 6 £62,500 -
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 315 (57.69%) Finance
2 220 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 164 (30.04%) Java
5 161 (29.49%) SQL
6 132 (24.18%) C#
7 129 (23.63%) .NET
8 122 (22.34%) HTML
9 116 (21.25%) AngularJS
10 114 (20.88%) MVC
11 110 (20.15%) CSS
12 98 (17.95%) Scrum
13 85 (15.57%) Banking
13 85 (15.57%) Software Engineering
14 84 (15.38%) Degree
15 80 (14.65%) TDD
16 71 (13.00%) ASP.NET
17 70 (12.82%) SQL Server
18 68 (12.45%) Problem-Solving
19 67 (12.27%) Web Development
20 65 (11.90%) Microsoft
21 63 (11.54%) jQuery
21 63 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
22 62 (11.36%) Customer Requirements
23 59 (10.81%) Oracle
24 58 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
25 57 (10.44%) Windows
26 56 (10.26%) Web Services
27 55 (10.07%) Test Automation
28 54 (9.89%) Spring

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 39 (7.14%) IIS
2 11 (2.01%) Confluence
3 8 (1.47%) CMS
4 7 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (1.10%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.55%) Apache
6 3 (0.55%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.55%) WordPress
7 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.18%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.18%) nginx
8 1 (0.18%) SAS
8 1 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (5.86%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.37%) InVision
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
3 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.55%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 40 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (6.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.11%) SaaS
4 7 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (1.28%) Amazon S3
5 6 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
5 6 (1.10%) Amazon Glacier
5 6 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (1.10%) Route 53
5 6 (1.10%) SuccessFactors
5 6 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (0.73%) Office 365
7 3 (0.55%) FinancialForce
7 3 (0.55%) GitHub
7 3 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.55%) Serverless
8 2 (0.37%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.76%) NFC
2 18 (3.30%) Internet
3 13 (2.38%) DNS
4 11 (2.01%) TCP/IP
5 6 (1.10%) LAN
5 6 (1.10%) WAN
5 6 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.92%) Firewall
6 5 (0.92%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.55%) Skype
7 3 (0.55%) Telepresence
7 3 (0.55%) Unified Communications
7 3 (0.55%) WebEx
8 2 (0.37%) IMAP
8 2 (0.37%) SMTP
9 1 (0.18%) DHCP
9 1 (0.18%) IPFS
9 1 (0.18%) SNMP
9 1 (0.18%) VLAN
9 1 (0.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 42 (7.69%) MySQL
3 38 (6.96%) NoSQL
4 32 (5.86%) Blockchain
5 17 (3.11%) Relational Database
6 16 (2.93%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.47%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.47%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.92%) Redis
11 4 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.73%) Power BI
11 4 (0.73%) QlikView
11 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.37%) Big Data
12 2 (0.37%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 43 (7.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (5.31%) JIRA
3 15 (2.75%) Selenium
4 14 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 14 (2.56%) TeamCity
5 12 (2.20%) Jenkins
6 11 (2.01%) Visual Studio
7 10 (1.83%) SoapUI
7 10 (1.83%) webpack
8 9 (1.65%) InstallShield
8 9 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (1.28%) Appium
9 7 (1.28%) JUnit
9 7 (1.28%) Maven
9 7 (1.28%) TestNG
9 7 (1.28%) WATIR
9 7 (1.28%) WebDriver
9 7 (1.28%) WiX
10 5 (0.92%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.73%) SpecFlow
General
1 315 (57.69%) Finance
2 85 (15.57%) Banking
3 45 (8.24%) Retail
4 28 (5.13%) Electronics
5 26 (4.76%) Retail Banking
5 26 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.83%) Games
6 10 (1.83%) Marketing
7 7 (1.28%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.92%) Advertising
9 2 (0.37%) Back Office
9 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.37%) Front Office
9 2 (0.37%) Legal
10 1 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 314 (57.51%) Developer
2 124 (22.71%) Java Developer
3 100 (18.32%) Java Developer - Fintech
4 71 (13.00%) .NET Developer
5 64 (11.72%) Senior Developer
6 63 (11.54%) Analyst
7 60 (10.99%) C# Developer
8 42 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
9 40 (7.33%) JavaScript Developer
10 37 (6.78%) Software Developer
11 36 (6.59%) Consultant
12 34 (6.23%) Senior Java Developer
13 30 (5.49%) Full Stack Developer
14 27 (4.95%) Test Analyst
15 26 (4.76%) E-Commerce Consultant
15 26 (4.76%) Payments Consultant
15 26 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
15 26 (4.76%) Senior E-Commerce Consultant
15 26 (4.76%) Senior Payments Consultant
15 26 (4.76%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (23.63%) .NET
2 122 (22.34%) HTML
3 116 (21.25%) AngularJS
4 110 (20.15%) CSS
5 71 (13.00%) ASP.NET
6 63 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 63 (11.54%) jQuery
7 56 (10.26%) Web Services
8 54 (9.89%) Spring
9 43 (7.88%) .NET Framework
10 40 (7.33%) React
11 31 (5.68%) RESTful
12 29 (5.31%) ASP.NET Web API
12 29 (5.31%) HTML5
13 28 (5.13%) Angular 2
14 27 (4.95%) Entity Framework
15 22 (4.03%) Hibernate
15 22 (4.03%) WCF
16 20 (3.66%) XML
17 19 (3.48%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 27 (4.95%) Mobile Payment
4 26 (4.76%) Contactless
4 26 (4.76%) EMV
4 26 (4.76%) Smartcard
5 19 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
6 18 (3.30%) User Experience
7 16 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (2.75%) Algorithms
8 15 (2.75%) Online Banking
9 13 (2.38%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.83%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.28%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.10%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.92%) Graphic Design
14 4 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.73%) Driving Licence
15 3 (0.55%) Data Centre
15 3 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 57 (10.44%) Windows
2 35 (6.41%) Linux
3 16 (2.93%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.01%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.10%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.73%) Unix
6 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.55%) Android
7 3 (0.55%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.55%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (20.88%) MVC
3 98 (17.95%) Scrum
4 85 (15.57%) Software Engineering
5 80 (14.65%) TDD
6 68 (12.45%) Problem-Solving
7 67 (12.27%) Web Development
8 62 (11.36%) Customer Requirements
9 55 (10.07%) Test Automation
10 50 (9.16%) BDD
11 38 (6.96%) Kanban
12 37 (6.78%) Computer Science
12 37 (6.78%) Microservices
13 36 (6.59%) OO
14 32 (5.86%) E-Commerce
15 28 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
16 27 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (4.95%) Cryptography
16 27 (4.95%) Front End Development
16 27 (4.95%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 168 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 164 (30.04%) Java
3 161 (29.49%) SQL
4 132 (24.18%) C#
5 48 (8.79%) T-SQL
6 47 (8.61%) Python
7 29 (5.31%) TypeScript
8 23 (4.21%) PHP
9 19 (3.48%) C++
10 16 (2.93%) Java 8
11 10 (1.83%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.28%) C
12 7 (1.28%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.55%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.37%) ES6
14 2 (0.37%) Go
15 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.18%) Julia
15 1 (0.18%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.18%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 84 (15.38%) Degree
2 14 (2.56%) ISEB
3 9 (1.65%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.18%) CISSP
8 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (8.79%) QA
2 13 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.92%) PSD2
4 4 (0.73%) GDPR
4 4 (0.73%) SLA
5 2 (0.37%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (3.85%) Docker
2 10 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.10%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.73%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 19 (3.48%) Ansible
2 12 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.10%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.73%) SCCM
5 2 (0.37%) Terraform
6 1 (0.18%) Consul
6 1 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.18%) Kibana
6 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 65 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 59 (10.81%) Oracle
3 26 (4.76%) Hyperion
4 20 (3.66%) VMware
5 6 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
5 6 (1.10%) Sage
5 6 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.10%) SAP
5 6 (1.10%) Workday
6 4 (0.73%) Cisco
6 4 (0.73%) Telerik
7 3 (0.55%) Adobe
7 3 (0.55%) AppDynamics
7 3 (0.55%) Google
8 2 (0.37%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.18%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (0.18%) Dell
9 1 (0.18%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.18%) Talend
9 1 (0.18%) Zend