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

Financial Technology (Fintech)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 242 294 482
Rank change year-on-year +52 +188 +119
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 368 289 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.24% 0.99% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.13% 2.50% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 329 228 121
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

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 11,739 11,539 15,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.69% 39.34% 41.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9,556 9,481 12,692
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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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

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Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech in the South East over the 6 months to 19 August 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 August 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 +63 160 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Berkshire +61 110 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Surrey -2 103 £50,000 - 14
Hampshire +33 76 £37,500 -25.00% 6
Oxfordshire -4 26 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire +12 24 £47,500 -17.39% 1
East Sussex -7 12 £40,000 -28.89% 5
West Sussex +19 7 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Kent 0 7 £37,500 +7.14% 3
M4 Corridor +8 2 £62,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £90,000 -
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England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 164 (44.57%) Finance
2 145 (39.40%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (34.51%) SQL
4 112 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 93 (25.27%) C#
6 92 (25.00%) Java
7 91 (24.73%) .NET
8 89 (24.18%) CSS
9 88 (23.91%) HTML
10 86 (23.37%) Python
11 77 (20.92%) Linux
12 70 (19.02%) MVC
13 64 (17.39%) AngularJS
14 61 (16.58%) NoSQL
14 61 (16.58%) Web Services
15 53 (14.40%) Banking
16 51 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
17 49 (13.32%) Degree
17 49 (13.32%) QA
18 48 (13.04%) Git (software)
19 47 (12.77%) SQL Server
20 46 (12.50%) ASP.NET
21 45 (12.23%) TDD
21 45 (12.23%) REST
22 44 (11.96%) Spring
22 44 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
23 43 (11.68%) Test Automation
24 41 (11.14%) Web Development
24 41 (11.14%) Retail
24 41 (11.14%) Self-Motivation

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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 14 (3.80%) IIS
2 11 (2.99%) Confluence
3 9 (2.45%) CMS
4 7 (1.90%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.82%) JBoss
5 3 (0.82%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.54%) Apache
6 2 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.27%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.27%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.27%) nginx
7 1 (0.27%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.27%) WildFly
Applications
1 24 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Infor M3
1 2 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 38 (10.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.36%) SaaS
4 3 (0.82%) FinancialForce
5 2 (0.54%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.54%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.54%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (0.54%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.27%) GitHub
6 1 (0.27%) Heroku
6 1 (0.27%) IaaS
6 1 (0.27%) PaaS
6 1 (0.27%) Route 53
6 1 (0.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.27%) Serverless
6 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.25%) NFC
2 7 (1.90%) Internet
3 6 (1.63%) DNS
3 6 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.82%) SMS
4 3 (0.82%) WAN
5 2 (0.54%) Firewall
5 2 (0.54%) LAN
5 2 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.27%) ATM
6 1 (0.27%) IPFS
6 1 (0.27%) MPLS
6 1 (0.27%) NGN
6 1 (0.27%) Skype
6 1 (0.27%) Telepresence
6 1 (0.27%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.27%) VLAN
6 1 (0.27%) VPN
6 1 (0.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (16.58%) NoSQL
2 47 (12.77%) SQL Server
3 26 (7.07%) Blockchain
4 23 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 23 (6.25%) MySQL
5 20 (5.43%) Relational Database
6 18 (4.89%) SQL Server 2016
7 13 (3.53%) RavenDB
8 9 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.45%) Power BI
9 8 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.63%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.63%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (1.09%) MariaDB
12 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 48 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 17 (4.62%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.80%) JIRA
4 12 (3.26%) TeamCity
5 10 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (1.63%) JUnit
8 5 (1.36%) Maven
8 5 (1.36%) Selenium
9 3 (0.82%) JMeter
9 3 (0.82%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.54%) Ant
10 2 (0.54%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.54%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.54%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.54%) ERwin
10 2 (0.54%) Gradle
10 2 (0.54%) Grunt
10 2 (0.54%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.54%) TestNG
General
1 164 (44.57%) Finance
2 53 (14.40%) Banking
3 41 (11.14%) Retail
4 24 (6.52%) Electronics
5 23 (6.25%) Retail Banking
5 23 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.53%) Marketing
7 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.82%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.54%) Law
8 2 (0.54%) Legal
8 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.27%) Front Office
9 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 205 (55.71%) Developer
2 73 (19.84%) Java Developer
3 57 (15.49%) .NET Developer
4 48 (13.04%) Java Developer - Fintech
5 37 (10.05%) C# Developer
6 34 (9.24%) Consultant
6 34 (9.24%) Senior Developer
7 26 (7.07%) Full Stack Developer
7 26 (7.07%) Linux Developer
7 26 (7.07%) Web Developer
8 25 (6.79%) C# .NET Developer
8 25 (6.79%) Payments Consultant
8 25 (6.79%) Senior Consultant
9 24 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
10 23 (6.25%) E-Commerce Consultant
10 23 (6.25%) Senior E-Commerce Consultant
10 23 (6.25%) Senior Payments Consultant
11 22 (5.98%) Analyst
12 21 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 20 (5.43%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (24.73%) .NET
2 89 (24.18%) CSS
3 88 (23.91%) HTML
4 64 (17.39%) AngularJS
5 61 (16.58%) Web Services
6 46 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 45 (12.23%) REST
8 44 (11.96%) Spring
9 39 (10.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 39 (10.60%) jQuery
10 37 (10.05%) .NET Framework
11 33 (8.97%) HTML5
12 28 (7.61%) Node.js
12 28 (7.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 25 (6.79%) JMS
14 22 (5.98%) RESTful
15 19 (5.16%) WCF
16 18 (4.89%) Django
17 17 (4.62%) CSS3
17 17 (4.62%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (11.14%) Self-Motivation
3 34 (9.24%) Computer Science
4 30 (8.15%) User Experience
5 28 (7.61%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (6.25%) Contactless
6 23 (6.25%) EMV
6 23 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
6 23 (6.25%) Smartcard
7 7 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (1.90%) Online Banking
8 5 (1.36%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.09%) Derivative
10 3 (0.82%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.82%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.82%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.54%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.54%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 77 (20.92%) Linux
2 17 (4.62%) Mac OS
3 14 (3.80%) Unix
4 13 (3.53%) Android
4 13 (3.53%) Windows
5 10 (2.72%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.82%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.54%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.54%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (39.40%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (19.02%) MVC
3 45 (12.23%) TDD
4 44 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
5 43 (11.68%) Test Automation
6 41 (11.14%) Web Development
7 36 (9.78%) Scrum
8 31 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (8.15%) SDLC
10 29 (7.88%) E-Commerce
11 25 (6.79%) OO
12 24 (6.52%) Cryptography
12 24 (6.52%) Technical Architecture
13 23 (6.25%) Creative Thinking
13 23 (6.25%) DevOps
13 23 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
13 23 (6.25%) Integration Testing
13 23 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
14 21 (5.71%) Web Application Development
15 20 (5.43%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 127 (34.51%) SQL
2 112 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 93 (25.27%) C#
4 92 (25.00%) Java
5 86 (23.37%) Python
6 28 (7.61%) C++
7 20 (5.43%) T-SQL
8 18 (4.89%) C
9 15 (4.08%) Bash Shell
10 12 (3.26%) TypeScript
11 9 (2.45%) Java 8
11 9 (2.45%) R
12 6 (1.63%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.36%) PHP
14 4 (1.09%) Kotlin
15 3 (0.82%) Apex Code
16 2 (0.54%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.54%) Go
16 2 (0.54%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (13.32%) Degree
2 6 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (1.63%) Numerate Degree
2 6 (1.63%) TOGAF Certification
3 3 (0.82%) CCA
3 3 (0.82%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.27%) ISEB
4 1 (0.27%) MBA
4 1 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (13.32%) QA
2 5 (1.36%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) PA-DSS
4 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (5.71%) Docker
2 4 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (4.08%) Ansible
2 10 (2.72%) Kubernetes
3 8 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.90%) Puppet
5 2 (0.54%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.27%) Consul
6 1 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (9.24%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.52%) Oracle
3 23 (6.25%) Hyperion
4 5 (1.36%) Alteryx
4 5 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.36%) Tableau
5 4 (1.09%) AppDynamics
6 3 (0.82%) VMware
7 2 (0.54%) Cisco
7 2 (0.54%) Google
7 2 (0.54%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.54%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.27%) Capita
8 1 (0.27%) Informatica
8 1 (0.27%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.27%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.27%) SAP
8 1 (0.27%) Talend