Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
England > South East
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 246 486
Rank change year-on-year +32 +240 +128
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 429 353 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.47% 1.23% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.69% 3.09% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 385 282 118
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -8.57% -19.23%
10th Percentile £28,850 £32,500 £34,625
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,375
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -4.17%

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 11,640 11,431 14,315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.98% 39.77% 40.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9,446 9,377 11,796
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 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +5 156 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Surrey +17 117 £52,500 +5.00% 14
Berkshire +20 103 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Hampshire +37 102 £39,000 -22.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +11 29 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Oxfordshire -15 24 £55,000 - 3
East Sussex +1 21 £40,000 -21.95% 5
Kent +21 16 £39,250 -7.65% 3
West Sussex -1 10 £35,000 +40.00% 2
M4 Corridor +9 6 £62,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £90,000 -
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England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 218 (50.82%) Finance
2 169 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (34.97%) SQL
4 126 (29.37%) JavaScript
5 116 (27.04%) C#
6 113 (26.34%) .NET
7 108 (25.17%) Java
8 96 (22.38%) HTML
9 94 (21.91%) AngularJS
10 90 (20.98%) CSS
11 83 (19.35%) Banking
12 80 (18.65%) MVC
13 73 (17.02%) Degree
14 72 (16.78%) Analytical Skills
15 70 (16.32%) Web Services
16 65 (15.15%) Spring
17 63 (14.69%) Linux
17 63 (14.69%) Problem-Solving
18 62 (14.45%) Microsoft
19 58 (13.52%) NoSQL
20 57 (13.29%) Python
20 57 (13.29%) SQL Server
21 55 (12.82%) Scrum
22 54 (12.59%) TDD
23 51 (11.89%) Web Development
24 50 (11.66%) QA
25 49 (11.42%) ASP.NET
26 46 (10.72%) Test Automation
27 44 (10.26%) Retail
27 44 (10.26%) jQuery

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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 27 (6.29%) IIS
2 13 (3.03%) Confluence
3 10 (2.33%) CMS
4 7 (1.63%) Umbraco
5 4 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.70%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.47%) Apache
7 2 (0.47%) JBoss
7 2 (0.47%) WordPress
8 1 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.23%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.23%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.23%) nginx
8 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.23%) WildFly
Applications
1 29 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (4.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 37 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.10%) SaaS
4 3 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (0.70%) Amazon Glacier
4 3 (0.70%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.70%) FinancialForce
4 3 (0.70%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (0.70%) Route 53
4 3 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.47%) IaaS
5 2 (0.47%) PaaS
5 2 (0.47%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (0.23%) Heroku
6 1 (0.23%) Office 365
6 1 (0.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.83%) NFC
2 15 (3.50%) Internet
3 11 (2.56%) DNS
4 9 (2.10%) TCP/IP
5 7 (1.63%) WAN
6 6 (1.40%) LAN
6 6 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (1.17%) Firewall
7 5 (1.17%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.70%) Skype
8 3 (0.70%) Telepresence
8 3 (0.70%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.70%) WebEx
9 2 (0.47%) SMS
10 1 (0.23%) IMAP
10 1 (0.23%) IPFS
10 1 (0.23%) MPLS
10 1 (0.23%) NGN
10 1 (0.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (13.52%) NoSQL
2 57 (13.29%) SQL Server
3 29 (6.76%) Blockchain
4 26 (6.06%) MySQL
5 18 (4.20%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.80%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.86%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (1.63%) Power BI
9 6 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (1.40%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.40%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.17%) RavenDB
10 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.93%) Yellowfin
12 3 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.70%) Redis
12 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.47%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 26 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (5.13%) JIRA
3 19 (4.43%) Git (software)
3 19 (4.43%) Jenkins
4 14 (3.26%) TeamCity
5 9 (2.10%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (1.86%) Selenium
7 7 (1.63%) Maven
8 4 (0.93%) Jasmine
8 4 (0.93%) JMeter
8 4 (0.93%) Protractor
8 4 (0.93%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.93%) Subversion
9 3 (0.70%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.70%) Grunt
9 3 (0.70%) Mocha
9 3 (0.70%) MSI
9 3 (0.70%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.47%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.47%) TestNG
General
1 218 (50.82%) Finance
2 83 (19.35%) Banking
3 44 (10.26%) Retail
4 26 (6.06%) Electronics
5 25 (5.83%) Retail Banking
5 25 (5.83%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.26%) Marketing
7 6 (1.40%) Games
7 6 (1.40%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.17%) Advertising
9 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.47%) Legal
9 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Back Office
10 1 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 221 (51.52%) Developer
2 86 (20.05%) Java Developer
3 57 (13.29%) .NET Developer
4 54 (12.59%) Analyst
5 52 (12.12%) Java Developer - Fintech
6 45 (10.49%) C# Developer
7 39 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
8 34 (7.93%) Consultant
9 30 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
10 29 (6.76%) JavaScript Developer
11 27 (6.29%) Linux Developer
11 27 (6.29%) Senior Developer
12 25 (5.83%) E-Commerce Consultant
12 25 (5.83%) Payments Consultant
12 25 (5.83%) Senior Consultant
12 25 (5.83%) Senior E-Commerce Consultant
12 25 (5.83%) Senior Payments Consultant
13 24 (5.59%) Web Developer
14 22 (5.13%) Angular Developer
14 22 (5.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (26.34%) .NET
2 96 (22.38%) HTML
3 94 (21.91%) AngularJS
4 90 (20.98%) CSS
5 70 (16.32%) Web Services
6 65 (15.15%) Spring
7 49 (11.42%) ASP.NET
8 44 (10.26%) jQuery
9 43 (10.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 41 (9.56%) .NET Framework
11 31 (7.23%) HTML5
12 30 (6.99%) Node.js
13 29 (6.76%) Angular 2
14 27 (6.29%) JMS
15 24 (5.59%) Hibernate
16 23 (5.36%) React
17 21 (4.90%) Entity Framework
17 21 (4.90%) RESTful
18 20 (4.66%) WCF
19 19 (4.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 72 (16.78%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (8.39%) Self-Motivation
3 35 (8.16%) Computer Science
4 31 (7.23%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (5.83%) Contactless
5 25 (5.83%) EMV
5 25 (5.83%) Mobile Payment
5 25 (5.83%) Smartcard
5 25 (5.83%) User Experience
6 12 (2.80%) Online Banking
7 8 (1.86%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.63%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.40%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.17%) Graphic Design
11 4 (0.93%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.93%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.70%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.70%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (14.69%) Linux
2 30 (6.99%) Windows
3 10 (2.33%) Android
3 10 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 10 (2.33%) Unix
4 6 (1.40%) Mac OS
4 6 (1.40%) Mac OS X
4 6 (1.40%) Windows 10
5 4 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (18.65%) MVC
3 63 (14.69%) Problem-Solving
4 55 (12.82%) Scrum
5 54 (12.59%) TDD
6 51 (11.89%) Web Development
7 46 (10.72%) Test Automation
8 36 (8.39%) BDD
9 32 (7.46%) E-Commerce
10 31 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (6.53%) OO
12 26 (6.06%) Creative Thinking
12 26 (6.06%) Cryptography
12 26 (6.06%) Microservices
12 26 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
13 25 (5.83%) Identity Access Management
13 25 (5.83%) Integration Testing
13 25 (5.83%) SDLC
13 25 (5.83%) Systems Analysis
14 24 (5.59%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 150 (34.97%) SQL
2 126 (29.37%) JavaScript
3 116 (27.04%) C#
4 108 (25.17%) Java
5 57 (13.29%) Python
6 39 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 19 (4.43%) C++
7 19 (4.43%) TypeScript
8 13 (3.03%) C
9 11 (2.56%) Java 8
10 10 (2.33%) PHP
11 9 (2.10%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.40%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.70%) Apex Code
13 3 (0.70%) Kotlin
13 3 (0.70%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.47%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.47%) ES6
14 2 (0.47%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 73 (17.02%) Degree
2 9 (2.10%) Numerate Degree
3 7 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 6 (1.40%) TOGAF Certification
5 4 (0.93%) ISEB
6 3 (0.70%) CCA
7 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.23%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.23%) MBA
8 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (11.66%) QA
2 12 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.93%) PSD2
4 3 (0.70%) GDPR
4 3 (0.70%) SLA
5 2 (0.47%) WCAG
6 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.23%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (5.59%) Docker
2 3 (0.70%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (4.43%) Ansible
2 12 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (2.56%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.70%) SCCM
5 2 (0.47%) Puppet
6 1 (0.23%) Consul
6 1 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 62 (14.45%) Microsoft
2 40 (9.32%) Oracle
3 25 (5.83%) Hyperion
4 8 (1.86%) VMware
5 4 (0.93%) AppDynamics
5 4 (0.93%) Cisco
5 4 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.70%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.47%) Google
8 1 (0.23%) Adobe
8 1 (0.23%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.23%) Informatica
8 1 (0.23%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.23%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.23%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.23%) SAP
8 1 (0.23%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.23%) Tableau
8 1 (0.23%) Talend