Period
to 26 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
UK
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 63 81
Rank change year-on-year +21 +18 +57
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 3,014 5,670 6,008
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.49% 4.18% 3.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.95% 4.53% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3,154 5,232 5,420
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 50,654 125,160 148,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.21% 92.18% 92.01%
Number of salaries quoted 42,048 98,999 117,971
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +4.48% +0.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +4.05%

Fintech
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Fintech as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in the UK

Fintech
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Fintech in the UK

Fintech
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Fintech over the 6 months to 26 November 2020.

Salary histogram for Fintech in the UK

Fintech
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Fintech within the UK over the 6 months to 26 November 2020. 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
England +24 2,795 £70,000 +7.69% 552
London +12 2,215 £75,000 +7.14% 370
UK excluding London +34 710 £55,000 +10.00% 208
Work from Home +15 475 £70,000 - 207
South East +43 196 £60,000 +4.35% 34
Midlands +88 120 £57,500 +35.29% 22
North of England +2 120 £55,000 +4.76% 105
West Midlands +91 97 £55,000 +29.41% 14
South West +2 82 £48,250 +10.92% 15
Scotland -4 79 £55,000 +4.76% 17
North West +7 75 £55,000 - 43
Wales +21 53 £47,500 +18.01% 8
Yorkshire +44 32 £45,000 -10.00% 48
Northern Ireland +24 31 £47,500 -20.83% 2
East of England +61 25 £55,000 -8.33% 5
East Midlands +59 22 £67,500 +58.82% 8
North East +20 13 £45,000 +1.93% 14
Isle of Man - 4 £49,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 November 2020, 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 with a requirement for Fintech.

1 1,326 (43.99%) Finance
2 1,127 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
3 985 (32.68%) AWS
4 779 (25.85%) Python
5 768 (25.48%) DevOps
6 732 (24.29%) JavaScript
7 697 (23.13%) Java
8 672 (22.30%) Azure
9 652 (21.63%) C#
10 605 (20.07%) Microservices
11 564 (18.71%) .NET
12 492 (16.32%) SQL
13 476 (15.79%) Kubernetes
14 455 (15.10%) Software Engineering
15 446 (14.80%) Docker
16 384 (12.74%) React
17 381 (12.64%) TDD
18 370 (12.28%) Banking
19 360 (11.94%) AngularJS
20 336 (11.15%) .NET Core
21 327 (10.85%) Scrum
22 317 (10.52%) GCP
23 309 (10.25%) Test Automation
24 300 (9.95%) Degree
25 284 (9.42%) CSS
26 280 (9.29%) Node.js
27 268 (8.89%) HTML
28 264 (8.76%) Vue.js
29 255 (8.46%) Web Services
30 254 (8.43%) Linux

Fintech
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 79 (2.62%) Confluence
2 55 (1.82%) Apache Spark
3 51 (1.69%) IIS
4 50 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
5 37 (1.23%) Tomcat
6 28 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
7 19 (0.63%) WebSphere
8 18 (0.60%) WebLogic
9 16 (0.53%) Apache
9 16 (0.53%) SharePoint
10 14 (0.46%) Ethereum
10 14 (0.46%) OpenStack
11 13 (0.43%) CMS
12 12 (0.40%) NServiceBus
13 11 (0.36%) Skype for Business
14 8 (0.27%) WordPress
15 7 (0.23%) MS Exchange
15 7 (0.23%) nginx
16 6 (0.20%) Apache Airflow
16 6 (0.20%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 53 (1.76%) Sketch
2 43 (1.43%) Figma
3 28 (0.93%) Adobe XD
3 28 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
4 25 (0.83%) InVision
5 12 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (0.13%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.066%) Marvel
9 2 (0.066%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.033%) UXPin
10 1 (0.033%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 20 (0.66%) Sentinel
2 12 (0.40%) NetSuite
3 9 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
5 7 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.20%) Quorum
7 3 (0.100%) R3 Corda
8 2 (0.066%) IntelliMatch
8 2 (0.066%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.033%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.033%) Lawson
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.033%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.033%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.033%) Sage 500
9 1 (0.033%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.033%) Shopify
9 1 (0.033%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 985 (32.68%) AWS
2 672 (22.30%) Azure
3 317 (10.52%) GCP
4 244 (8.10%) SaaS
5 182 (6.04%) Serverless
6 142 (4.71%) AWS Lambda
7 91 (3.02%) PaaS
8 72 (2.39%) Office 365
9 67 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
10 65 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
11 57 (1.89%) Power Platform
12 53 (1.76%) GitHub
13 51 (1.69%) IaaS
14 39 (1.29%) Amazon S3
14 39 (1.29%) Datadog
14 39 (1.29%) Slack
15 36 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
16 33 (1.09%) Azure Data Factory
17 32 (1.06%) Amazon EKS
17 32 (1.06%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 52 (1.73%) Firewall
2 47 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 34 (1.13%) VPN
4 23 (0.76%) DNS
5 22 (0.73%) Skype
6 19 (0.63%) Network Security
7 12 (0.40%) WAN
8 11 (0.36%) LAN
9 9 (0.30%) Internet
9 9 (0.30%) Unified Communications
10 8 (0.27%) IPsec
11 7 (0.23%) Kerberos
12 6 (0.20%) NetScaler
13 5 (0.17%) BGP
13 5 (0.17%) Parlay
14 4 (0.13%) VLAN
15 3 (0.100%) AMQP
15 3 (0.100%) Multicast
15 3 (0.100%) SAN
15 3 (0.100%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 179 (5.94%) MongoDB
3 165 (5.47%) NoSQL
4 147 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
5 104 (3.45%) MySQL
6 90 (2.99%) Big Data
7 80 (2.65%) Relational Database
8 71 (2.36%) Redis
9 58 (1.92%) Blockchain
9 58 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
10 52 (1.73%) Power BI
11 42 (1.39%) Data Lake
12 38 (1.26%) Azure SQL Database
13 34 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 28 (0.93%) Looker
15 23 (0.76%) BigQuery
15 23 (0.76%) Tableau
16 21 (0.70%) Amazon Redshift
17 19 (0.63%) Hadoop
17 19 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 245 (8.13%) Git (software)
2 218 (7.23%) Jenkins
3 158 (5.24%) Selenium
4 131 (4.35%) JIRA
5 89 (2.95%) TeamCity
6 62 (2.06%) Cypress.io
7 57 (1.89%) Cucumber
8 56 (1.86%) SpecFlow
9 55 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
10 54 (1.79%) webpack
11 53 (1.76%) GitLab
12 41 (1.36%) JUnit
13 35 (1.16%) SonarQube
13 35 (1.16%) WebDriver
14 26 (0.86%) Maven
15 24 (0.80%) Postman
16 23 (0.76%) Visual Studio
17 20 (0.66%) NUnit
18 18 (0.60%) Jasmine
19 17 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,326 (43.99%) Finance
2 370 (12.28%) Banking
3 145 (4.81%) Front Office
4 63 (2.09%) Marketing
5 60 (1.99%) Investment Banking
6 58 (1.92%) Games
7 47 (1.56%) Financial Institution
8 42 (1.39%) Law
9 38 (1.26%) Retail
10 27 (0.90%) Legal
11 25 (0.83%) Advertising
12 23 (0.76%) Retail Banking
13 19 (0.63%) Manufacturing
14 16 (0.53%) Back Office
15 15 (0.50%) Public Sector
15 15 (0.50%) Telecoms
16 12 (0.40%) Electronics
17 9 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
18 8 (0.27%) French Language
19 5 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,216 (40.35%) Developer
2 290 (9.62%) Senior Developer
3 261 (8.66%) DevOps Engineer
4 212 (7.03%) Software Engineer
5 205 (6.80%) AWS Engineer
6 201 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 184 (6.10%) Python Developer
8 172 (5.71%) Software Developer
9 160 (5.31%) .NET Developer
10 158 (5.24%) Python Engineer
11 145 (4.81%) Full Stack Developer
12 140 (4.64%) C# Developer
13 114 (3.78%) Analyst
14 109 (3.62%) AWS DevOps
15 102 (3.38%) Lead Developer
16 100 (3.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 94 (3.12%) Architect
17 94 (3.12%) AWS Developer
18 92 (3.05%) Data Engineer
19 88 (2.92%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 564 (18.71%) .NET
2 384 (12.74%) React
3 360 (11.94%) AngularJS
4 336 (11.15%) .NET Core
5 284 (9.42%) CSS
6 280 (9.29%) Node.js
7 268 (8.89%) HTML
8 264 (8.76%) Vue.js
9 255 (8.46%) Web Services
10 238 (7.90%) REST
11 194 (6.44%) ASP.NET
12 186 (6.17%) Spring
13 153 (5.08%) Kafka
14 138 (4.58%) XML
15 124 (4.11%) Redux
16 121 (4.01%) RESTful
17 109 (3.62%) Django
18 105 (3.48%) Spring Boot
19 92 (3.05%) Flask
20 87 (2.89%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 237 (7.86%) Greenfield Project
2 190 (6.30%) User Experience
3 154 (5.11%) Fixed Income
4 146 (4.84%) Hedge funds
5 141 (4.68%) Derivative
6 138 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
7 124 (4.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 76 (2.52%) Cloud Native
9 68 (2.26%) Equities
10 64 (2.12%) Mobile App
11 63 (2.09%) Public Cloud
12 62 (2.06%) Algorithms
13 46 (1.53%) Data Structures
14 41 (1.36%) Virtual Team
15 30 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
16 26 (0.86%) Data Centre
17 20 (0.66%) Management Information System
18 18 (0.60%) Self-Motivation
19 17 (0.56%) Online Games
20 12 (0.40%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 254 (8.43%) Linux
2 149 (4.94%) Windows
3 69 (2.29%) Windows Server
4 63 (2.09%) Unix
5 48 (1.59%) Android
6 46 (1.53%) Apple iOS
7 29 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (0.90%) CentOS
9 26 (0.86%) Windows 10
10 20 (0.66%) Ubuntu
11 12 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.33%) Fedora
13 8 (0.27%) Mac OS
14 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
16 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
17 2 (0.066%) VMS
18 1 (0.033%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,127 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
2 768 (25.48%) DevOps
3 605 (20.07%) Microservices
4 455 (15.10%) Software Engineering
5 381 (12.64%) TDD
6 327 (10.85%) Scrum
7 309 (10.25%) Test Automation
8 245 (8.13%) Mentoring
9 230 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
10 223 (7.40%) BDD
11 200 (6.64%) Computer Science
12 197 (6.54%) Analytics
13 186 (6.17%) Asset Management
14 174 (5.77%) Problem-Solving
15 160 (5.31%) SDLC
16 145 (4.81%) Front End Development
17 137 (4.55%) Machine Learning
18 135 (4.48%) Artificial Intelligence
18 135 (4.48%) MVC
19 118 (3.92%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 779 (25.85%) Python
2 732 (24.29%) JavaScript
3 697 (23.13%) Java
4 652 (21.63%) C#
5 492 (16.32%) SQL
6 251 (8.33%) TypeScript
7 142 (4.71%) PowerShell
8 140 (4.64%) Go
9 89 (2.95%) C++
10 84 (2.79%) Kotlin
11 83 (2.75%) Bash Shell
12 81 (2.69%) PHP
13 80 (2.65%) Scala
14 66 (2.19%) T-SQL
15 61 (2.02%) Ruby
16 58 (1.92%) Java 8
17 48 (1.59%) ES6
18 33 (1.09%) R
19 29 (0.96%) C
19 29 (0.96%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 300 (9.95%) Degree
2 95 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (0.63%) Master's Degree
4 16 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (0.50%) AWS Certification
6 13 (0.43%) PhD
7 12 (0.40%) CISSP
7 12 (0.40%) ISEB
7 12 (0.40%) OSCE
8 11 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
9 10 (0.33%) ISTQB
10 8 (0.27%) CISA
10 8 (0.27%) CISM
11 7 (0.23%) ACCA
11 7 (0.23%) MCSE
11 7 (0.23%) OSCP
12 6 (0.20%) CIMA
12 6 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (0.20%) GXPN
12 6 (0.20%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (7.40%) QA
2 27 (0.90%) GDPR
3 25 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.46%) SLA
5 13 (0.43%) PMO
6 10 (0.33%) NIST
6 10 (0.33%) PSD2
7 7 (0.23%) SEPA
8 6 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.100%) COBIT
10 3 (0.100%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.066%) IFRS
11 2 (0.066%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.033%) BS7799
12 1 (0.033%) GLBA
12 1 (0.033%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.033%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 446 (14.80%) Docker
2 77 (2.55%) Active Directory
3 25 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (0.27%) XenApp
8 5 (0.17%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.13%) Firmware
9 4 (0.13%) LXC
9 4 (0.13%) Xen
10 2 (0.066%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.066%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.033%) NFS
11 1 (0.033%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.033%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.033%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 476 (15.79%) Kubernetes
2 230 (7.63%) Terraform
3 151 (5.01%) Ansible
4 131 (4.35%) Puppet
5 97 (3.22%) Opscode Chef
6 55 (1.82%) Prometheus
7 52 (1.73%) Grafana
8 44 (1.46%) SCCM
9 33 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
10 17 (0.56%) Istio
11 15 (0.50%) Salt
12 12 (0.40%) SCVMM
13 10 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
13 10 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
14 9 (0.30%) Kibana
15 7 (0.23%) Nagios
15 7 (0.23%) Rancher
16 6 (0.20%) Consul
16 6 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
16 6 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 194 (6.44%) Microsoft
2 135 (4.48%) Google
3 47 (1.56%) Adobe
3 47 (1.56%) Red Hat
4 42 (1.39%) Atlassian
5 39 (1.29%) Oracle
5 39 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
6 34 (1.13%) Splunk
7 31 (1.03%) SAP
8 27 (0.90%) VMware
9 22 (0.73%) IBM
10 20 (0.66%) Databricks
11 16 (0.53%) Citrix
12 14 (0.46%) New Relic
13 11 (0.36%) Cisco
14 9 (0.30%) Apple
14 9 (0.30%) Ivanti
15 7 (0.23%) Sybase
16 6 (0.20%) Cadence
16 6 (0.20%) Sun