Period
to 16 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 16 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
England > South East
6 months to
16 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 95 109 158
Rank change year-on-year +14 +49 +101
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 449 489 553
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.37% 2.81% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 3.08% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 368 444 499
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +16.67%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 12,280 15,894 23,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 92.12% 91.29% 91.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9,316 12,917 19,537
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £40,500 £38,352 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Fintech as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Fintech in the South East.

Salary trend for Fintech in the South East

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Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Fintech in the South East over the 6 months to 16 May 2021.

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 16 May 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
Surrey +51 134 £60,000 +9.09% 21
East Sussex +13 88 £62,500 +4.17% 3
Thames Valley -46 77 £57,500 +4.55% 21
Hampshire +12 76 £65,000 +36.84% 9
Berkshire -35 59 £60,000 +4.35% 13
West Sussex +7 38 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Kent +9 33 £52,500 +16.67% 5
Oxfordshire +27 16 £57,500 -8.00% 6
Buckinghamshire -33 2 £47,000 -9.62% 2
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England

For the 6 months to 16 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Fintech.

1 207 (46.10%) Finance
2 204 (45.43%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (38.31%) DevOps
4 156 (34.74%) JavaScript
5 140 (31.18%) C#
6 134 (29.84%) Azure
7 125 (27.84%) .NET
8 116 (25.84%) AngularJS
9 114 (25.39%) Microservices
10 104 (23.16%) Software Engineering
11 103 (22.94%) Degree
12 102 (22.72%) Scrum
13 99 (22.05%) Java
14 97 (21.60%) Docker
15 96 (21.38%) Test Automation
16 93 (20.71%) CSS
17 92 (20.49%) TDD
18 78 (17.37%) React
19 76 (16.93%) Node.js
20 71 (15.81%) BDD
21 67 (14.92%) Git (software)
21 67 (14.92%) Python
22 65 (14.48%) SQL Server
23 63 (14.03%) QA
23 63 (14.03%) Kanban
24 62 (13.81%) SQL
25 59 (13.14%) RESTful
26 56 (12.47%) HTML
27 55 (12.25%) Spring
28 54 (12.03%) Banking

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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 37 (8.24%) Apache Spark
2 27 (6.01%) GemFire
3 21 (4.68%) Apache
4 7 (1.56%) CMS
4 7 (1.56%) Confluence
5 5 (1.11%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.89%) WordPress
7 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.22%) InVision
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.22%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.22%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 134 (29.84%) Azure
2 51 (11.36%) SaaS
3 49 (10.91%) AWS
4 31 (6.90%) GCP
4 31 (6.90%) GitHub
5 12 (2.67%) PaaS
6 11 (2.45%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (2.45%) Serverless
7 9 (2.00%) Azure Data Factory
8 7 (1.56%) Amazon Kinesis
9 6 (1.34%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 5 (1.11%) Lucidchart
11 4 (0.89%) Microsoft 365
12 2 (0.45%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.45%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 2 (0.45%) Azure Service Bus
12 2 (0.45%) Azure Stack
13 1 (0.22%) Azure Service Fabric
13 1 (0.22%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.34%) Firewall
2 5 (1.11%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.89%) DNS
3 4 (0.89%) Network Security
4 3 (0.67%) DHCP
4 3 (0.67%) SMTP
5 2 (0.45%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.22%) MPLS
6 1 (0.22%) PBX
6 1 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.22%) RIP
6 1 (0.22%) SSL
6 1 (0.22%) VLAN
6 1 (0.22%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (14.48%) SQL Server
2 37 (8.24%) MongoDB
3 36 (8.02%) Big Data
4 26 (5.79%) NoSQL
5 23 (5.12%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (4.45%) HBase
6 20 (4.45%) MariaDB
6 20 (4.45%) Redis
7 18 (4.01%) Relational Database
8 17 (3.79%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.34%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.11%) BigQuery
10 5 (1.11%) Data Lake
11 4 (0.89%) MySQL
12 2 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.22%) Power BI
13 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.22%) Tableau
13 1 (0.22%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 67 (14.92%) Git (software)
2 46 (10.24%) Jenkins
3 45 (10.02%) Selenium
4 38 (8.46%) SpecFlow
5 32 (7.13%) Cypress.io
5 32 (7.13%) JIRA
5 32 (7.13%) JUnit
6 30 (6.68%) Cucumber
7 29 (6.46%) Protractor
8 27 (6.01%) Sonatype Nexus
8 27 (6.01%) Storybook
9 25 (5.57%) Postman
10 20 (4.45%) Eclipse
10 20 (4.45%) Gradle
10 20 (4.45%) IntelliJ
10 20 (4.45%) Mockito
11 18 (4.01%) Visual Studio
12 17 (3.79%) SonarQube
13 7 (1.56%) Artifactory
14 5 (1.11%) TeamCity
General
1 207 (46.10%) Finance
2 54 (12.03%) Banking
3 52 (11.58%) Social Skills
4 49 (10.91%) Law
5 15 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.34%) Marketing
7 4 (0.89%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.67%) Games
8 3 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.45%) Electronics
9 2 (0.45%) Retail
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Local Government
10 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 209 (46.55%) Developer
2 63 (14.03%) .NET Developer
3 51 (11.36%) Senior Developer
4 39 (8.69%) Full Stack Developer
4 39 (8.69%) Java Developer
5 38 (8.46%) Software Engineer
6 33 (7.35%) Angular Developer
6 33 (7.35%) Lead Developer
7 30 (6.68%) Analyst
8 28 (6.24%) QA Engineer
9 26 (5.79%) C# Software Engineer
10 24 (5.35%) Automation Engineer
11 22 (4.90%) QA Automation Engineer
11 22 (4.90%) Software Developer
12 21 (4.68%) .NET Software Engineer
13 20 (4.45%) Lead Software Developer
14 18 (4.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 17 (3.79%) Programmer
16 16 (3.56%) JavaScript Developer
16 16 (3.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (27.84%) .NET
2 116 (25.84%) AngularJS
3 93 (20.71%) CSS
4 78 (17.37%) React
5 76 (16.93%) Node.js
6 59 (13.14%) RESTful
7 56 (12.47%) HTML
8 55 (12.25%) Spring
9 47 (10.47%) .NET Core
9 47 (10.47%) Vue.js
10 44 (9.80%) Kafka
10 44 (9.80%) REST
10 44 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 41 (9.13%) .NET Framework
12 32 (7.13%) Redux
13 28 (6.24%) Express
14 27 (6.01%) Tailwind CSS
15 25 (5.57%) GraphQL
16 23 (5.12%) LAMP
17 21 (4.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.24%) User Experience
2 34 (7.57%) Greenfield Project
3 31 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (4.45%) Linux Command Line
5 13 (2.90%) Algorithms
6 8 (1.78%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.11%) Social Media
8 3 (0.67%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.45%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.45%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.22%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.22%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.22%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.22%) DTCC
10 1 (0.22%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.22%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.69%) Linux
2 35 (7.80%) Windows
3 21 (4.68%) Unix
4 9 (2.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.56%) Android
5 7 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (45.43%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (38.31%) DevOps
3 114 (25.39%) Microservices
4 104 (23.16%) Software Engineering
5 102 (22.72%) Scrum
6 96 (21.38%) Test Automation
7 92 (20.49%) TDD
8 71 (15.81%) BDD
9 63 (14.03%) Kanban
10 52 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (11.58%) Scaled Agile Framework
11 48 (10.69%) Computer Science
12 44 (9.80%) Front End Development
13 41 (9.13%) Mentoring
14 36 (8.02%) Problem-Solving
15 35 (7.80%) Open Source
16 34 (7.57%) User Stories
17 33 (7.35%) MVC
18 30 (6.68%) Digital Banking
19 27 (6.01%) Cross-Browser Testing
Programming Languages
1 156 (34.74%) JavaScript
2 140 (31.18%) C#
3 99 (22.05%) Java
4 67 (14.92%) Python
5 62 (13.81%) SQL
6 31 (6.90%) TypeScript
7 23 (5.12%) C++
8 22 (4.90%) Groovy
9 20 (4.45%) PowerShell
9 20 (4.45%) Shell Script
10 12 (2.67%) Java 8
11 11 (2.45%) ES6
12 8 (1.78%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.78%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.78%) VB
12 8 (1.78%) VB6
13 6 (1.34%) R
14 5 (1.11%) C
14 5 (1.11%) XPath
15 4 (0.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 103 (22.94%) Degree
2 20 (4.45%) OCP
2 20 (4.45%) Oracle Certification
3 19 (4.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (2.67%) ISEB
5 5 (1.11%) GIAC
6 3 (0.67%) CISM
6 3 (0.67%) CISSP
6 3 (0.67%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.45%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.45%) GCFA
7 2 (0.45%) GCFE
7 2 (0.45%) GCIH
7 2 (0.45%) GREM
8 1 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (14.03%) QA
2 2 (0.45%) SEPA
3 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) GDPR
3 1 (0.22%) ISO 20022
3 1 (0.22%) NCSC
3 1 (0.22%) NIST
3 1 (0.22%) PSD2
System Software
1 97 (21.60%) Docker
2 20 (4.45%) HDFS
3 18 (4.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.89%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.45%) XenApp
5 2 (0.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 41 (9.13%) Kubernetes
2 33 (7.35%) Ansible
3 20 (4.45%) Terraform
4 12 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (0.45%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 2 (0.45%) Kibana
5 2 (0.45%) Puppet
5 2 (0.45%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 30 (6.68%) VMware
2 27 (6.01%) Okta
3 24 (5.35%) Microsoft
4 20 (4.45%) Xceptor
5 14 (3.12%) Oracle
6 11 (2.45%) Google
7 8 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.34%) Databricks
9 4 (0.89%) SAP
9 4 (0.89%) Splunk
10 3 (0.67%) Adobe
10 3 (0.67%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.45%) Citrix
12 1 (0.22%) Alteryx
12 1 (0.22%) Cisco
12 1 (0.22%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.22%) Facebook
12 1 (0.22%) HP
12 1 (0.22%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.22%) Sage