Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 251 458
Rank change year-on-year +113 +207 +482
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 4330 2660 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.48% 1.39% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.73% 3.38% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3772 2353 1187
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £33,775 £35,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £91,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -13.64% +37.50%

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 75630 78725 90575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.24% 41.03% 41.59%
Number of salaries quoted 56792 64594 72517
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +107 4214 £60,000 +0.67% 586
London +41 3226 £65,000 +8.33% 489
UK excluding London +260 1072 £47,500 - 100
South East +232 360 £48,000 -6.34% 36
North of England +127 248 £45,000 +5.88% 23
Midlands +100 165 £48,500 -15.65% 8
East of England +74 136 £47,500 -13.64% 24
North West +67 134 £48,000 +20.00% 20
Yorkshire +93 107 £42,500 - 3
West Midlands +58 85 £48,500 -19.17% 4
East Midlands +83 77 £47,500 -5.00% 4
South West +78 76 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Scotland +24 34 £50,000 +81.82% 3
Wales +4 31 £45,000 +5.88%
Northern Ireland -19 12 £40,000 -27.27%
North East +16 7 £42,500 -66.00%
Isle of Man - 6 £40,000 -
Channel Islands - 5 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 2536 (58.57%) Finance
2 1924 (44.43%) Agile Software Development
3 1247 (28.80%) Java
4 979 (22.61%) SQL
5 972 (22.45%) JavaScript
6 945 (21.82%) C#
7 814 (18.80%) .NET
8 796 (18.38%) Banking
9 758 (17.51%) HTML
10 727 (16.79%) TDD
11 722 (16.67%) CSS
12 717 (16.56%) Python
13 682 (15.75%) Scrum
14 681 (15.73%) AngularJS
15 634 (14.64%) SQL Server
16 599 (13.83%) Linux
17 569 (13.14%) Degree
18 554 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
19 527 (12.17%) Software Engineering
20 512 (11.82%) DevOps
21 478 (11.04%) MVC
22 454 (10.48%) ASP.NET
23 424 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
24 412 (9.52%) Microsoft
25 406 (9.38%) Test Automation
26 385 (8.89%) Computer Science
27 381 (8.80%) Greenfield Project
28 368 (8.50%) Git (software)
29 359 (8.29%) HTML5
30 339 (7.83%) Continuous Integration

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 82 (1.89%) Ethereum
2 81 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
3 78 (1.80%) Apache Spark
4 67 (1.55%) Tomcat
5 60 (1.39%) IIS
6 57 (1.32%) Apache
7 56 (1.29%) Hyperledger
8 43 (0.99%) WebLogic
9 36 (0.83%) WebSphere
10 29 (0.67%) JBoss
11 27 (0.62%) Confluence
12 24 (0.55%) MS Exchange
13 23 (0.53%) NServiceBus
14 22 (0.51%) eris
14 22 (0.51%) SAS
15 17 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
16 16 (0.37%) CMS
17 15 (0.35%) Liferay
17 15 (0.35%) nginx
18 14 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 56 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (1.02%) Photoshop
4 24 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 21 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
7 15 (0.35%) InVision
8 14 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 13 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
10 11 (0.25%) SPSS
11 4 (0.092%) InDesign
11 4 (0.092%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.069%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.069%) Flinto
13 2 (0.046%) FrameMaker
13 2 (0.046%) LaTeX
13 2 (0.046%) UXPin
14 1 (0.023%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.023%) S-PLUS
14 1 (0.023%) Stata
Business Applications
1 19 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.35%) Markit EDM
3 11 (0.25%) Sonata
4 8 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.12%) Temenos T24
6 4 (0.092%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.092%) SessionCam
6 4 (0.092%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.069%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.069%) Finacle
7 3 (0.069%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.069%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.069%) Summit
7 3 (0.069%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.046%) Actimize
8 2 (0.046%) Eikon
8 2 (0.046%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.046%) Oracle AML
8 2 (0.046%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 554 (12.79%) Amazon AWS
2 424 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 190 (4.39%) SaaS
4 97 (2.24%) GitHub
5 54 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 32 (0.74%) IaaS
7 28 (0.65%) Office 365
8 27 (0.62%) Serverless
9 24 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
10 23 (0.53%) Google Analytics
11 22 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
12 19 (0.44%) npm
13 18 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
13 18 (0.42%) Amazon S3
14 15 (0.35%) PaaS
15 14 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 12 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
16 12 (0.28%) OpenShift
17 11 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
18 10 (0.23%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 91 (2.10%) Firewall
2 86 (1.99%) HTTP
3 64 (1.48%) Internet
3 64 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 51 (1.18%) DNS
5 34 (0.79%) LAN
6 33 (0.76%) WAN
7 31 (0.72%) DHCP
8 29 (0.67%) VPN
9 22 (0.51%) SAN
10 20 (0.46%) FTP
10 20 (0.46%) Network Security
11 17 (0.39%) BGP
11 17 (0.39%) SSL
12 12 (0.28%) VoIP
13 11 (0.25%) OSPF
13 11 (0.25%) SMTP
13 11 (0.25%) VLAN
14 10 (0.23%) DSL
14 10 (0.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 634 (14.64%) SQL Server
2 298 (6.88%) MongoDB
3 291 (6.72%) Blockchain
4 262 (6.05%) MySQL
5 257 (5.94%) NoSQL
6 233 (5.38%) Big Data
7 196 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
8 171 (3.95%) Relational Database
9 142 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
10 112 (2.59%) RavenDB
11 76 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
12 75 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
13 69 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
14 68 (1.57%) Hadoop
15 67 (1.55%) Redis
16 65 (1.50%) RDBMS
17 59 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 58 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 48 (1.11%) Oracle Database
20 42 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 368 (8.50%) Git (software)
2 277 (6.40%) Jenkins
3 225 (5.20%) JIRA
4 156 (3.60%) Selenium
5 106 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 100 (2.31%) Cucumber
7 98 (2.26%) Maven
8 89 (2.06%) TeamCity
9 59 (1.36%) Gradle
9 59 (1.36%) JUnit
10 55 (1.27%) Grunt
10 55 (1.27%) WebDriver
11 53 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
11 53 (1.22%) Visual Studio
12 51 (1.18%) Subversion
13 35 (0.81%) SoapUI
14 33 (0.76%) NUnit
15 32 (0.74%) Jasmine
16 29 (0.67%) gulp
16 29 (0.67%) webpack
General
1 2536 (58.57%) Finance
2 796 (18.38%) Banking
3 198 (4.57%) Marketing
4 188 (4.34%) Financial Institution
5 103 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 91 (2.10%) Retail
7 83 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 74 (1.71%) Games
9 69 (1.59%) Front Office
10 58 (1.34%) Back Office
11 55 (1.27%) Legal
12 53 (1.22%) Manufacturing
13 49 (1.13%) Electronics
14 43 (0.99%) Publishing
15 26 (0.60%) Law
16 24 (0.55%) Advertising
17 13 (0.30%) French Language
17 13 (0.30%) Retail Banking
18 11 (0.25%) Billing
19 5 (0.12%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 2052 (47.39%) Developer
2 533 (12.31%) Java Developer
3 504 (11.64%) .NET Developer
4 400 (9.24%) Senior Developer
5 364 (8.41%) Analyst
6 326 (7.53%) C# Developer
7 252 (5.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 231 (5.33%) Software Engineer
9 180 (4.16%) Business Analyst
9 180 (4.16%) JavaScript Developer
10 168 (3.88%) Python Developer
11 167 (3.86%) Software Developer
12 155 (3.58%) DevOps Engineer
13 154 (3.56%) Full Stack Developer
14 148 (3.42%) Architect
15 139 (3.21%) SQL Developer
16 134 (3.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 132 (3.05%) Junior
18 131 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
19 129 (2.98%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 814 (18.80%) .NET
2 758 (17.51%) HTML
3 722 (16.67%) CSS
4 681 (15.73%) AngularJS
5 454 (10.48%) ASP.NET
6 359 (8.29%) HTML5
7 322 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC
8 310 (7.16%) REST
9 294 (6.79%) Web Services
10 287 (6.63%) .NET Framework
11 278 (6.42%) React
12 273 (6.30%) Spring
13 259 (5.98%) Node.js
14 246 (5.68%) CSS3
15 224 (5.17%) jQuery
16 216 (4.99%) XML
17 210 (4.85%) RESTful
18 182 (4.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 161 (3.72%) ASP.NET Web API
20 157 (3.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 385 (8.89%) Computer Science
2 381 (8.80%) Greenfield Project
3 221 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 194 (4.48%) User Experience
5 134 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 133 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
7 121 (2.79%) Hedge funds
8 108 (2.49%) Mobile App
9 90 (2.08%) Algorithms
10 77 (1.78%) Fixed Income
11 68 (1.57%) Bitcoin
12 56 (1.29%) Data Centre
13 55 (1.27%) Equities
14 53 (1.22%) Social Media
15 51 (1.18%) Client/Server
16 47 (1.09%) Digital Currency
17 41 (0.95%) Derivative
17 41 (0.95%) Management Information System
18 37 (0.85%) Data Structures
19 31 (0.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 599 (13.83%) Linux
2 310 (7.16%) Windows
3 213 (4.92%) Unix
4 138 (3.19%) Apple iOS
5 99 (2.29%) Android
6 57 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 51 (1.18%) Windows Server
8 46 (1.06%) CentOS
9 30 (0.69%) Ubuntu
10 29 (0.67%) Debian
11 27 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (0.39%) Windows 7
12 17 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (0.32%) Solaris
14 9 (0.21%) AIX
14 9 (0.21%) Windows 10
15 8 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.14%) Fedora
16 6 (0.14%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.092%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1924 (44.43%) Agile Software Development
2 727 (16.79%) TDD
3 682 (15.75%) Scrum
4 527 (12.17%) Software Engineering
5 512 (11.82%) DevOps
6 478 (11.04%) MVC
7 406 (9.38%) Test Automation
8 339 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
9 321 (7.41%) BDD
9 321 (7.41%) Microservices
10 249 (5.75%) OO
11 241 (5.57%) Analytics
12 239 (5.52%) Open Source
13 233 (5.38%) Mentoring
14 218 (5.03%) Wealth Management
15 217 (5.01%) Change Management
16 209 (4.83%) Front End Development
17 200 (4.62%) Machine Learning
18 194 (4.48%) Web Development
19 187 (4.32%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1247 (28.80%) Java
2 979 (22.61%) SQL
3 972 (22.45%) JavaScript
4 945 (21.82%) C#
5 717 (16.56%) Python
6 270 (6.24%) C++
7 228 (5.27%) Scala
8 188 (4.34%) Ruby
9 148 (3.42%) PHP
10 147 (3.39%) T-SQL
11 138 (3.19%) Go
12 120 (2.77%) Bash Shell
13 108 (2.49%) Perl
14 106 (2.45%) PowerShell
15 84 (1.94%) Shell Script
16 78 (1.80%) VB.NET
17 76 (1.76%) ES6
18 67 (1.55%) C
19 60 (1.39%) Objective-C
20 56 (1.29%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 569 (13.14%) Degree
2 147 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 71 (1.64%) PhD
4 29 (0.67%) Master's Degree
5 25 (0.58%) AWS Certification
5 25 (0.58%) ISTQB
6 24 (0.55%) ISEB
7 21 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
8 20 (0.46%) CISSP
9 18 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (0.35%) CISM
11 12 (0.28%) CCNP
12 11 (0.25%) CCNA
13 10 (0.23%) PMP
14 9 (0.21%) CIPD
15 7 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 7 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.16%) PMI Certification
16 6 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (5.73%) QA
2 62 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 46 (1.06%) MiFID
3 46 (1.06%) SEPA
4 23 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 19 (0.44%) PSD2
7 17 (0.39%) GDPR
8 16 (0.37%) PMO
9 12 (0.28%) SLA
10 11 (0.25%) GCP
11 10 (0.23%) EMIR
12 9 (0.21%) ISO 8583
13 5 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
14 4 (0.092%) ISAE 3402
14 4 (0.092%) TARGET2
15 3 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 3 (0.069%) SSAE 16
15 3 (0.069%) WCAG
16 2 (0.046%) Basel III
System Software
1 298 (6.88%) Docker
2 101 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 55 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 16 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (0.23%) Apache Flume
7 10 (0.23%) HDFS
8 9 (0.21%) iptables
9 7 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
10 6 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.14%) vSphere
11 5 (0.12%) NFS
11 5 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.092%) Shibboleth
13 3 (0.069%) GPFS
14 1 (0.023%) KVM
14 1 (0.023%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.023%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.023%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 189 (4.36%) Ansible
2 164 (3.79%) Puppet
3 151 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
4 141 (3.26%) Kubernetes
5 94 (2.17%) Terraform
6 40 (0.92%) Opsview
7 33 (0.76%) Nagios
8 25 (0.58%) Prometheus
9 21 (0.48%) Kibana
10 20 (0.46%) Grafana
10 20 (0.46%) linkerd
11 18 (0.42%) Zipkin
12 17 (0.39%) logstash
12 17 (0.39%) Packer
13 13 (0.30%) Mesos
13 13 (0.30%) SCCM
14 11 (0.25%) Salt
15 10 (0.23%) Tivoli
16 9 (0.21%) Nessus
17 8 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 412 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 262 (6.05%) Oracle
3 121 (2.79%) Google
4 97 (2.24%) VMware
5 89 (2.06%) Splunk
6 73 (1.69%) Red Hat
7 69 (1.59%) Cisco
8 59 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 59 (1.36%) Tableau
9 52 (1.20%) SAP
10 46 (1.06%) IBM
11 43 (0.99%) Adobe
12 32 (0.74%) Atlassian
13 31 (0.72%) HP
14 29 (0.67%) TIBCO
15 27 (0.62%) AppDynamics
15 27 (0.62%) ServiceNow
16 26 (0.60%) Sybase
17 22 (0.51%) StreamBase
18 17 (0.39%) Zend