Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 361 579
Rank change year-on-year +118 +218 +42
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 399 178 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.26% 0.59% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.14% 1.54% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 351 145 45
South East median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +19.57% +2.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £74,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

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 12,704 11,525 16,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.22% 38.20% 42.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10,387 9,420 13,971
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +6.38%

Fintech
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 19 April 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 19 April 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
Thames Valley +88 148 £55,000 -12.00% 11
Hampshire +80 120 £37,500 -11.76% 9
Berkshire +66 101 £50,000 -21.57% 10
Surrey +15 98 £50,000 -9.09% 17
Oxfordshire +6 29 £55,000 -4.35% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 18 £49,000 -14.78%
East Sussex -9 15 £42,500 -37.04% 1
Kent +9 11 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Sussex - 5 £35,000 -
West Sussex -9 2 £65,000 +23.81% 3
Fintech
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 204 (51.13%) Finance
2 177 (44.36%) Agile Software Development
3 171 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 138 (34.59%) SQL
5 136 (34.09%) .NET
5 136 (34.09%) C#
6 135 (33.83%) CSS
7 133 (33.33%) HTML
8 114 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 111 (27.82%) Java
10 100 (25.06%) MVC
11 88 (22.06%) ASP.NET
12 84 (21.05%) AngularJS
13 79 (19.80%) jQuery
13 79 (19.80%) Python
14 69 (17.29%) TDD
15 66 (16.54%) Linux
16 63 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
17 62 (15.54%) Scrum
18 57 (14.29%) HTML5
19 55 (13.78%) REST
19 55 (13.78%) Banking
19 55 (13.78%) Web Services
20 54 (13.53%) Git (software)
21 52 (13.03%) RESTful
21 52 (13.03%) .NET Framework
21 52 (13.03%) T-SQL
22 51 (12.78%) Computer Science
23 50 (12.53%) Degree
24 47 (11.78%) Problem-Solving

Fintech
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 22 (5.51%) JBoss
2 16 (4.01%) Apache
2 16 (4.01%) IIS
3 15 (3.76%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.26%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (1.50%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.50%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.50%) GemFire
8 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.25%) Confluence
9 1 (0.25%) GeoServer
Applications
1 13 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.51%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (9.02%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (6.77%) SaaS
4 7 (1.75%) OpenShift
5 6 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.50%) GitHub
6 5 (1.25%) AWS OpsWorks
6 5 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.25%) Serverless
7 3 (0.75%) PaaS
8 2 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.50%) FinancialForce
8 2 (0.50%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.25%) IaaS
9 1 (0.25%) Office 365
9 1 (0.25%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.26%) NFC
2 8 (2.01%) DNS
3 7 (1.75%) Internet
4 5 (1.25%) Firewall
5 3 (0.75%) SMS
5 3 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.25%) ATM
7 1 (0.25%) DHCP
7 1 (0.25%) SAN
7 1 (0.25%) VLAN
7 1 (0.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 42 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 39 (9.77%) Relational Database
4 38 (9.52%) MongoDB
5 35 (8.77%) SQL Server 2016
6 31 (7.77%) MySQL
7 24 (6.02%) RavenDB
8 19 (4.76%) RDBMS
9 18 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (4.01%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
12 12 (3.01%) Big Data
13 11 (2.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 11 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (2.51%) Hadoop
15 7 (1.75%) Apache Hive
15 7 (1.75%) Blockchain
15 7 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 54 (13.53%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.01%) Jenkins
3 15 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (3.26%) JUnit
5 12 (3.01%) Maven
6 11 (2.76%) IntelliJ
7 7 (1.75%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (1.50%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.25%) Gradle
9 5 (1.25%) JIRA
10 4 (1.00%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.00%) Selenium
10 4 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.75%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.50%) ERwin
12 2 (0.50%) Mockito
12 2 (0.50%) SonarQube
13 1 (0.25%) JMeter
13 1 (0.25%) Subversion
General
1 204 (51.13%) Finance
2 55 (13.78%) Banking
3 33 (8.27%) Retail
4 15 (3.76%) Marketing
5 13 (3.26%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.75%) Advertising
6 7 (1.75%) Electronics
6 7 (1.75%) Law
6 7 (1.75%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.25%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 261 (65.41%) Developer
2 84 (21.05%) .NET Developer
3 70 (17.54%) C# Developer
4 65 (16.29%) Java Developer
5 45 (11.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 38 (9.52%) SQL Developer
7 37 (9.27%) .NET Developer - Fintech
8 35 (8.77%) C# Software Developer
9 33 (8.27%) Software Developer
10 32 (8.02%) Senior Developer
11 23 (5.76%) .NET Software Developer
12 22 (5.51%) ASP.NET Developer
12 22 (5.51%) Java Developer - Fintech
13 21 (5.26%) Python Developer
14 19 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 19 (4.76%) Junior
15 18 (4.51%) JavaScript Developer
16 17 (4.26%) Consultant
17 16 (4.01%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 15 (3.76%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (34.09%) .NET
2 135 (33.83%) CSS
3 133 (33.33%) HTML
4 88 (22.06%) ASP.NET
5 84 (21.05%) AngularJS
6 79 (19.80%) jQuery
7 63 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 57 (14.29%) HTML5
9 55 (13.78%) REST
9 55 (13.78%) Web Services
10 52 (13.03%) .NET Framework
10 52 (13.03%) RESTful
11 40 (10.03%) CSS3
12 39 (9.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 36 (9.02%) Spring
14 35 (8.77%) Ajax
14 35 (8.77%) XML
15 26 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 26 (6.52%) WCF
16 25 (6.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.78%) Computer Science
2 42 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
3 38 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (8.02%) Self-Motivation
5 27 (6.77%) User Experience
6 15 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (3.26%) Mobile Payment
8 11 (2.76%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.75%) Contactless
9 7 (1.75%) EMV
9 7 (1.75%) Smartcard
10 6 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.50%) mPOS
11 5 (1.25%) Cloud Native
12 4 (1.00%) Data Centre
12 4 (1.00%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.75%) Smart Energy
13 3 (0.75%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.50%) Device Driver
14 2 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 66 (16.54%) Linux
2 19 (4.76%) Unix
3 16 (4.01%) Mac OS
4 14 (3.51%) Ubuntu
4 14 (3.51%) Windows
5 10 (2.51%) CentOS
6 9 (2.26%) Android
7 8 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.75%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.25%) AIX
10 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (44.36%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (25.06%) MVC
3 69 (17.29%) TDD
4 62 (15.54%) Scrum
5 47 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
6 46 (11.53%) Wealth Management
7 41 (10.28%) Web Development
8 38 (9.52%) Web Application Development
9 35 (8.77%) Asset Management
9 35 (8.77%) Test Automation
10 34 (8.52%) Software Engineering
11 33 (8.27%) OO
12 31 (7.77%) BDD
13 30 (7.52%) Microservices
14 27 (6.77%) SDLC
15 25 (6.27%) Mentoring
16 22 (5.51%) DevOps
17 21 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
18 20 (5.01%) OOP
18 20 (5.01%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 171 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 138 (34.59%) SQL
3 136 (34.09%) C#
4 111 (27.82%) Java
5 79 (19.80%) Python
6 52 (13.03%) T-SQL
7 21 (5.26%) Java 8
7 21 (5.26%) PHP
8 19 (4.76%) C++
9 17 (4.26%) TypeScript
10 15 (3.76%) Bash Shell
11 14 (3.51%) R
12 11 (2.76%) C
13 10 (2.51%) PHP 5
13 10 (2.51%) Ruby
14 6 (1.50%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.25%) Groovy
16 4 (1.00%) Apex Code
16 4 (1.00%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.75%) Go
Qualifications
1 50 (12.53%) Degree
2 30 (7.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.75%) MCTS
3 7 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.50%) MCPD
5 2 (0.50%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.25%) MCITP
6 1 (0.25%) MCP
6 1 (0.25%) MCSA
6 1 (0.25%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.27%) QA
2 5 (1.25%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) GDPR
4 1 (0.25%) PA-DSS
4 1 (0.25%) PMO
4 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (4.26%) Docker
2 12 (3.01%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.50%) HDFS
4 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.25%) GPFS
5 1 (0.25%) KVM
5 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (3.76%) Ansible
2 14 (3.51%) Puppet
3 10 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.75%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.50%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.25%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 38 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.02%) Oracle
3 13 (3.26%) Hyperion
4 10 (2.51%) Zend
5 8 (2.01%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.50%) Google
7 5 (1.25%) Alteryx
7 5 (1.25%) AppDynamics
7 5 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.25%) Splunk
7 5 (1.25%) Tableau
8 3 (0.75%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.75%) VMware
9 2 (0.50%) Avaya
9 2 (0.50%) Cisco
9 2 (0.50%) Citrix
9 2 (0.50%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.50%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.25%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.25%) MuleSoft