Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Fintech in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Fintech over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 242 442
Rank change year-on-year +110 +200 +465
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 4524 2676 1486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.52% 1.43% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.85% 3.50% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3909 2404 1275
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £33,950 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £90,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year -5.00% -6.98% +34.38%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 77349 76453 91776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.03% 40.87% 41.96%
Number of salaries quoted 58327 62791 73520
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Fintech
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in the UK

Fintech
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Fintech.

Salary trend for Fintech in the UK

Fintech
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Fintech over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +109 4401 £60,000 +0.67% 446
London +46 3395 £65,000 +8.33% 363
UK excluding London +206 1096 £47,500 -5.00% 89
South East +189 392 £47,500 -13.64% 37
North of England +103 230 £45,000 +12.50% 13
North West +79 155 £47,500 +18.75% 10
Midlands +42 149 £47,500 -20.83% 4
East of England +80 148 £50,000 -9.09% 18
South West +74 82 £47,000 -1.05% 9
East Midlands +61 75 £47,500 -5.00% 3
West Midlands +5 73 £48,500 -19.17% 1
Yorkshire +25 68 £42,500 +11.84% 2
Scotland +5 36 £45,000 +24.14% 4
Wales -3 33 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Northern Ireland -15 15 £40,000 -10.11% 1
North East -1 7 £35,000 -72.00% 1
Isle of Man - 6 £40,000 -
Channel Islands - 5 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Fintech also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Fintech.

1 2553 (56.43%) Finance
2 2047 (45.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1347 (29.77%) Java
4 1038 (22.94%) JavaScript
5 1028 (22.72%) SQL
6 958 (21.18%) C#
7 829 (18.32%) .NET
8 807 (17.84%) Banking
9 775 (17.13%) TDD
10 767 (16.95%) HTML
11 761 (16.82%) AngularJS
12 759 (16.78%) CSS
13 727 (16.07%) Python
14 724 (16.00%) Scrum
15 624 (13.79%) SQL Server
16 623 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
17 584 (12.91%) Linux
18 575 (12.71%) Degree
19 540 (11.94%) DevOps
20 515 (11.38%) MVC
21 498 (11.01%) Software Engineering
22 452 (9.99%) Microsoft Azure
23 451 (9.97%) ASP.NET
24 437 (9.66%) Test Automation
25 426 (9.42%) Greenfield Project
26 400 (8.84%) Microsoft
27 392 (8.66%) Computer Science
28 389 (8.60%) Git (software)
29 372 (8.22%) BDD
30 371 (8.20%) Microservices

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
1 108 (2.39%) Apache Spark
2 94 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
3 89 (1.97%) Ethereum
4 80 (1.77%) IIS
5 78 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 66 (1.46%) Apache
7 52 (1.15%) Hyperledger
8 44 (0.97%) WebLogic
9 38 (0.84%) WebSphere
10 31 (0.69%) Confluence
11 29 (0.64%) CMS
12 26 (0.57%) MS Exchange
13 24 (0.53%) JBoss
13 24 (0.53%) NServiceBus
14 22 (0.49%) eris
15 21 (0.46%) SAS
16 17 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
17 15 (0.33%) Liferay
17 15 (0.33%) nginx
18 14 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 63 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
3 47 (1.04%) Photoshop
4 26 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 21 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 16 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 16 (0.35%) InVision
8 8 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (0.15%) SPSS
10 4 (0.088%) InDesign
10 4 (0.088%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.066%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.066%) Flinto
12 2 (0.044%) FrameMaker
12 2 (0.044%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.044%) LaTeX
12 2 (0.044%) UXPin
13 1 (0.022%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.022%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.46%) Markit EDM
3 17 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.22%) Sonata
5 7 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
5 7 (0.15%) SessionCam
5 7 (0.15%) thinkFolio
5 7 (0.15%) WebTrends
6 6 (0.13%) Eikon
6 6 (0.13%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.088%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.088%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.088%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.044%) Actimize
8 2 (0.044%) Bloomberg AIM
8 2 (0.044%) Finacle
8 2 (0.044%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.044%) Oracle AML
8 2 (0.044%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.044%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 623 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
2 452 (9.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 188 (4.16%) SaaS
4 107 (2.37%) GitHub
5 55 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 35 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
7 29 (0.64%) Google Analytics
8 26 (0.57%) Amazon S3
8 26 (0.57%) Serverless
9 25 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
10 23 (0.51%) Office 365
11 22 (0.49%) IaaS
11 22 (0.49%) PaaS
12 21 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
12 21 (0.46%) OpenShift
13 15 (0.33%) npm
14 12 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 12 (0.27%) Google Play
14 12 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
15 11 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 94 (2.08%) Firewall
2 88 (1.95%) HTTP
3 79 (1.75%) Internet
4 60 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 57 (1.26%) DNS
6 35 (0.77%) DHCP
7 32 (0.71%) VPN
8 31 (0.69%) LAN
9 30 (0.66%) WAN
10 21 (0.46%) FTP
10 21 (0.46%) Network Security
11 20 (0.44%) SAN
12 19 (0.42%) BGP
13 18 (0.40%) SSL
14 14 (0.31%) Intranet
15 13 (0.29%) OSPF
16 12 (0.27%) MPLS
17 11 (0.24%) ATM
17 11 (0.24%) SMTP
18 10 (0.22%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 624 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 303 (6.70%) MongoDB
3 276 (6.10%) NoSQL
4 273 (6.03%) MySQL
5 271 (5.99%) Blockchain
6 253 (5.59%) Big Data
7 204 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
8 184 (4.07%) Relational Database
9 158 (3.49%) SQL Server 2016
10 114 (2.52%) RavenDB
11 96 (2.12%) Apache Cassandra
12 82 (1.81%) Hadoop
13 77 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
13 77 (1.70%) Redis
14 69 (1.53%) RDBMS
15 68 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 66 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
17 64 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 50 (1.11%) Oracle Database
19 47 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 389 (8.60%) Git (software)
2 292 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 212 (4.69%) JIRA
4 196 (4.33%) Selenium
5 145 (3.21%) Cucumber
6 122 (2.70%) Maven
6 122 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 106 (2.34%) TeamCity
8 79 (1.75%) WebDriver
9 73 (1.61%) JUnit
10 71 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
11 63 (1.39%) Visual Studio
12 58 (1.28%) Subversion
13 56 (1.24%) Gradle
14 49 (1.08%) Grunt
15 42 (0.93%) Jasmine
16 40 (0.88%) webpack
17 36 (0.80%) SoapUI
18 33 (0.73%) NUnit
19 31 (0.69%) Eclipse
General
1 2553 (56.43%) Finance
2 807 (17.84%) Banking
3 189 (4.18%) Marketing
4 181 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 98 (2.17%) Retail
6 93 (2.06%) Investment Banking
7 92 (2.03%) Games
8 71 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 66 (1.46%) Front Office
10 60 (1.33%) Back Office
11 50 (1.11%) Legal
12 46 (1.02%) Law
12 46 (1.02%) Publishing
13 40 (0.88%) Manufacturing
14 36 (0.80%) Electronics
15 27 (0.60%) Advertising
16 18 (0.40%) Retail Banking
17 15 (0.33%) Billing
18 14 (0.31%) French Language
18 14 (0.31%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 2168 (47.92%) Developer
2 569 (12.58%) Java Developer
3 506 (11.18%) .NET Developer
4 420 (9.28%) Senior Developer
5 385 (8.51%) Analyst
6 345 (7.63%) C# Developer
7 248 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
8 230 (5.08%) Software Engineer
9 197 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
10 176 (3.89%) Software Developer
11 171 (3.78%) Full Stack Developer
12 168 (3.71%) Business Analyst
13 164 (3.63%) Python Developer
14 162 (3.58%) DevOps Engineer
15 144 (3.18%) Architect
15 144 (3.18%) SQL Developer
16 141 (3.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 137 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
18 129 (2.85%) Java Engineer
19 126 (2.79%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 829 (18.32%) .NET
2 767 (16.95%) HTML
3 761 (16.82%) AngularJS
4 759 (16.78%) CSS
5 451 (9.97%) ASP.NET
6 361 (7.98%) HTML5
7 341 (7.54%) REST
8 320 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 318 (7.03%) Web Services
10 317 (7.01%) Spring
11 309 (6.83%) React
12 292 (6.45%) .NET Framework
13 288 (6.37%) Node.js
14 260 (5.75%) CSS3
14 260 (5.75%) RESTful
15 248 (5.48%) jQuery
16 204 (4.51%) XML
17 188 (4.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 168 (3.71%) ASP.NET Web API
19 165 (3.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 426 (9.42%) Greenfield Project
2 392 (8.66%) Computer Science
3 243 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
4 189 (4.18%) User Experience
5 155 (3.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 144 (3.18%) Hedge funds
7 123 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
8 104 (2.30%) Mobile App
9 101 (2.23%) Algorithms
10 84 (1.86%) Fixed Income
11 61 (1.35%) Equities
12 60 (1.33%) Client/Server
13 59 (1.30%) Bitcoin
14 54 (1.19%) Data Centre
15 51 (1.13%) Social Media
16 42 (0.93%) Management Information System
17 39 (0.86%) Digital Currency
18 38 (0.84%) Derivative
19 37 (0.82%) Data Structures
20 35 (0.77%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 584 (12.91%) Linux
2 309 (6.83%) Windows
3 195 (4.31%) Unix
4 142 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 104 (2.30%) Android
6 63 (1.39%) Windows Server
7 54 (1.19%) CentOS
8 48 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (0.60%) Ubuntu
10 26 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (0.53%) Debian
12 22 (0.49%) Windows 7
13 21 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (0.38%) Solaris
15 12 (0.27%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.22%) AIX
17 8 (0.18%) Windows 10
17 8 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
18 6 (0.13%) Windows 8
19 5 (0.11%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2047 (45.25%) Agile Software Development
2 775 (17.13%) TDD
3 724 (16.00%) Scrum
4 540 (11.94%) DevOps
5 515 (11.38%) MVC
6 498 (11.01%) Software Engineering
7 437 (9.66%) Test Automation
8 372 (8.22%) BDD
9 371 (8.20%) Microservices
10 360 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
11 266 (5.88%) Open Source
12 261 (5.77%) Mentoring
13 254 (5.61%) Analytics
14 243 (5.37%) OO
15 238 (5.26%) Wealth Management
16 234 (5.17%) Front End Development
17 226 (5.00%) Machine Learning
18 204 (4.51%) Asset Management
18 204 (4.51%) Web Development
19 203 (4.49%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1347 (29.77%) Java
2 1038 (22.94%) JavaScript
3 1028 (22.72%) SQL
4 958 (21.18%) C#
5 727 (16.07%) Python
6 270 (5.97%) Scala
7 259 (5.73%) C++
8 208 (4.60%) Ruby
9 164 (3.63%) PHP
10 157 (3.47%) T-SQL
11 130 (2.87%) Go
12 121 (2.67%) PowerShell
13 109 (2.41%) Bash Shell
14 98 (2.17%) Perl
15 83 (1.83%) Shell Script
16 82 (1.81%) ES6
17 69 (1.53%) C
18 61 (1.35%) VB.NET
19 55 (1.22%) Apple Swift
20 53 (1.17%) R
Qualifications
1 575 (12.71%) Degree
2 167 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 61 (1.35%) PhD
4 37 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
5 32 (0.71%) Master's Degree
6 29 (0.64%) ISTQB
7 25 (0.55%) AWS Certification
8 23 (0.51%) ISEB
9 22 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (0.44%) CISSP
11 18 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (0.33%) CCNA
12 15 (0.33%) CISM
13 12 (0.27%) CCNP
13 12 (0.27%) PMP
14 11 (0.24%) PMI Certification
15 9 (0.20%) CIPD
15 9 (0.20%) Sun Certification
16 8 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 8 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 266 (5.88%) QA
2 60 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 41 (0.91%) SEPA
4 37 (0.82%) MiFID
5 23 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (0.49%) PSD2
6 22 (0.49%) SLA
7 21 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 18 (0.40%) PMO
9 14 (0.31%) GCP
9 14 (0.31%) GDPR
10 8 (0.18%) EMIR
10 8 (0.18%) ISO 8583
11 5 (0.11%) TARGET2
12 4 (0.088%) Dodd-Frank
12 4 (0.088%) ISAE 3402
13 3 (0.066%) Basel III
13 3 (0.066%) IFRS
13 3 (0.066%) SSAE 16
14 2 (0.044%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 318 (7.03%) Docker
2 101 (2.23%) Active Directory
3 63 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (0.31%) HDFS
6 14 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
7 9 (0.20%) iptables
7 9 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.18%) Apache Flume
8 8 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.18%) vSphere
9 7 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (0.11%) NFS
11 4 (0.088%) GPFS
12 2 (0.044%) KVM
12 2 (0.044%) LXC
12 2 (0.044%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.022%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.022%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 196 (4.33%) Ansible
2 169 (3.74%) Puppet
3 157 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
4 141 (3.12%) Kubernetes
5 100 (2.21%) Terraform
6 31 (0.69%) Nagios
6 31 (0.69%) Opsview
7 18 (0.40%) SCCM
8 17 (0.38%) Prometheus
9 15 (0.33%) linkerd
9 15 (0.33%) Packer
10 13 (0.29%) Grafana
11 12 (0.27%) Kibana
12 11 (0.24%) Nessus
12 11 (0.24%) Zipkin
13 10 (0.22%) logstash
14 9 (0.20%) Mesos
14 9 (0.20%) Tivoli
15 7 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 7 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 400 (8.84%) Microsoft
2 272 (6.01%) Oracle
3 130 (2.87%) Google
4 108 (2.39%) VMware
5 78 (1.72%) Splunk
6 65 (1.44%) Cisco
7 62 (1.37%) Red Hat
7 62 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
8 58 (1.28%) Tableau
9 52 (1.15%) IBM
10 50 (1.11%) Adobe
11 40 (0.88%) SAP
12 29 (0.64%) AppDynamics
12 29 (0.64%) ServiceNow
12 29 (0.64%) WorldPay
13 28 (0.62%) HP
14 25 (0.55%) Atlassian
14 25 (0.55%) TIBCO
15 22 (0.49%) Zend
16 18 (0.40%) Apple