Period
to 28 October 2021

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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
UK
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 62 45 67
Rank change year-on-year -17 +22 +20
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 5,872 2,730 5,714
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.62% 5.50% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 5.91% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4,261 2,438 4,987
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £37,400
25th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £83,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £112,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 119,742 46,190 126,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.19% 93.06% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 79,117 38,578 101,498
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,077
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

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 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Fintech in the UK

Fintech
Top 17 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 28 October 2021. 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 -16 5,450 £70,000 - 866
London -19 3,829 £80,000 +6.67% 651
UK excluding London 0 1,724 £55,000 - 254
Work from Home -7 1,637 £70,000 +3.70% 252
South East +4 542 £60,000 - 49
North of England +20 405 £55,000 - 77
South West +33 267 £55,000 +10.00% 29
Midlands -42 238 £50,000 -4.76% 36
North West -7 202 £55,000 - 32
West Midlands -33 200 £50,000 -4.76% 25
Yorkshire +21 169 £55,000 +22.22% 28
East of England -5 120 £65,000 -13.33% 23
Scotland -93 59 £50,000 -9.09% 23
Northern Ireland -22 53 £45,000 -7.69% 3
Wales -66 40 £45,000 - 14
East Midlands -51 36 £47,500 -47.80% 11
North East -10 34 £37,500 -16.67% 17

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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 2,942 (50.10%) Finance
2 2,147 (36.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1,639 (27.91%) AWS
4 1,434 (24.42%) Software Engineering
5 1,398 (23.81%) Java
6 1,360 (23.16%) JavaScript
7 1,311 (22.33%) React
8 1,286 (21.90%) SQL
9 1,202 (20.47%) Microservices
10 1,161 (19.77%) Social Skills
11 1,142 (19.45%) Docker
12 1,078 (18.36%) TypeScript
13 1,075 (18.31%) .NET
14 1,072 (18.26%) Python
15 1,071 (18.24%) DevOps
16 1,046 (17.81%) C#
17 940 (16.01%) Azure
18 902 (15.36%) Banking
19 883 (15.04%) Kubernetes
20 853 (14.53%) Full Stack Development
21 760 (12.94%) TDD
22 751 (12.79%) Node.js
23 673 (11.46%) Test Automation
24 628 (10.69%) HTML
25 623 (10.61%) SaaS
26 594 (10.12%) REST
27 584 (9.95%) AngularJS
28 574 (9.78%) CSS
29 569 (9.69%) RESTful
30 566 (9.64%) Git (software)

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
1 225 (3.83%) Apache Spark
2 161 (2.74%) Confluence
3 127 (2.16%) Apache
4 90 (1.53%) CMS
4 90 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
5 74 (1.26%) GemFire
6 48 (0.82%) Apache Airflow
7 27 (0.46%) nginx
8 26 (0.44%) SharePoint
9 22 (0.37%) Tomcat
10 20 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
11 15 (0.26%) WordPress
12 13 (0.22%) Headless CMS
13 12 (0.20%) Jupyter
14 11 (0.19%) Apache Pulsar
14 11 (0.19%) IIS
15 8 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
16 6 (0.10%) Ethereum
16 6 (0.10%) NServiceBus
17 5 (0.085%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 57 (0.97%) Figma
1 57 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (0.60%) Sketch
4 24 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 18 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 18 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 16 (0.27%) Adobe XD
7 15 (0.26%) MS Visio
8 13 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
9 11 (0.19%) InVision
10 6 (0.10%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.085%) GIMP
12 3 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.051%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.034%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.017%) InDesign
14 1 (0.017%) MadCap Flare
14 1 (0.017%) Marvel
14 1 (0.017%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 78 (1.33%) Payment Gateway
2 38 (0.65%) Distributed Ledger
3 11 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 10 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.085%) Sentinel
5 5 (0.085%) Summit
6 4 (0.068%) MetaTrader
6 4 (0.068%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.068%) Shopify
7 3 (0.051%) Magento
7 3 (0.051%) R3 Corda
7 3 (0.051%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.034%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.017%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.017%) Lawson
9 1 (0.017%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.017%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.017%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
9 1 (0.017%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.017%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,639 (27.91%) AWS
2 940 (16.01%) Azure
3 623 (10.61%) SaaS
4 349 (5.94%) GCP
5 343 (5.84%) Serverless
6 289 (4.92%) GitHub
7 221 (3.76%) AWS Lambda
8 136 (2.32%) Amazon S3
9 109 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
10 102 (1.74%) PaaS
11 80 (1.36%) Power Platform
12 72 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
13 70 (1.19%) Amazon Kinesis
14 64 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
14 64 (1.09%) Amazon EKS
14 64 (1.09%) Snowflake
15 61 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
16 49 (0.83%) IaaS
17 47 (0.80%) npm
18 46 (0.78%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 169 (2.88%) HTTP
2 51 (0.87%) Internet
3 49 (0.83%) Firewall
4 38 (0.65%) Skype
5 35 (0.60%) DNS
6 28 (0.48%) TCP/IP
7 22 (0.37%) Network Security
8 13 (0.22%) RIP
8 13 (0.22%) SSL
8 13 (0.22%) VPN
9 11 (0.19%) Broadband
9 11 (0.19%) SMS
10 9 (0.15%) WAN
11 7 (0.12%) Wireless
12 6 (0.10%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (0.085%) FIX Connectivity
14 4 (0.068%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (0.068%) SAN
14 4 (0.068%) SD-WAN
14 4 (0.068%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 490 (8.34%) PostgreSQL
2 454 (7.73%) NoSQL
3 344 (5.86%) SQL Server
4 328 (5.59%) MongoDB
5 326 (5.55%) MySQL
6 258 (4.39%) Relational Database
7 225 (3.83%) Big Data
8 222 (3.78%) Redis
9 142 (2.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 141 (2.40%) Blockchain
11 118 (2.01%) Hadoop
12 115 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
13 101 (1.72%) MariaDB
14 81 (1.38%) HBase
15 80 (1.36%) Power BI
16 67 (1.14%) Oracle Database
17 63 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
17 63 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
18 62 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 60 (1.02%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 566 (9.64%) Git (software)
2 398 (6.78%) Jenkins
3 307 (5.23%) JIRA
4 226 (3.85%) Cypress.io
5 190 (3.24%) Cucumber
6 176 (3.00%) Selenium
7 167 (2.84%) JUnit
8 139 (2.37%) TeamCity
9 123 (2.09%) Gradle
10 106 (1.81%) Octopus Deploy
11 103 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
12 96 (1.63%) Protractor
12 96 (1.63%) webpack
13 95 (1.62%) Mockito
14 93 (1.58%) IntelliJ
15 92 (1.57%) Storybook
16 90 (1.53%) Postman
17 82 (1.40%) GitLab
18 81 (1.38%) SonarQube
19 75 (1.28%) Eclipse
General
1 2,942 (50.10%) Finance
2 1,161 (19.77%) Social Skills
3 902 (15.36%) Banking
4 360 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
5 206 (3.51%) Financial Institution
6 185 (3.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 169 (2.88%) Retail
8 152 (2.59%) Marketing
9 146 (2.49%) Law
10 115 (1.96%) Games
11 100 (1.70%) Investment Banking
12 67 (1.14%) Front Office
12 67 (1.14%) Legal
13 65 (1.11%) Back Office
14 63 (1.07%) Automotive
15 50 (0.85%) Retail Finance
16 44 (0.75%) Presentation Skills
16 44 (0.75%) Telecoms
17 41 (0.70%) Organisational Skills
18 36 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2,477 (42.18%) Developer
2 598 (10.18%) Senior Developer
3 576 (9.81%) Software Engineer
4 406 (6.91%) Java Developer
5 318 (5.42%) Full Stack Developer
6 299 (5.09%) Analyst
7 290 (4.94%) Software Developer
8 285 (4.85%) .NET Developer
9 275 (4.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 253 (4.31%) DevOps Engineer
11 235 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
12 233 (3.97%) Lead Developer
13 225 (3.83%) PHP Developer
14 224 (3.81%) C# Developer
15 220 (3.75%) React Developer
16 161 (2.74%) Java Engineer
17 144 (2.45%) Senior Java Developer
18 140 (2.38%) Data Engineer
19 133 (2.26%) AWS Engineer
20 120 (2.04%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,311 (22.33%) React
2 1,075 (18.31%) .NET
3 751 (12.79%) Node.js
4 628 (10.69%) HTML
5 594 (10.12%) REST
6 584 (9.95%) AngularJS
7 574 (9.78%) CSS
8 569 (9.69%) RESTful
9 518 (8.82%) Kafka
9 518 (8.82%) Spring
10 502 (8.55%) .NET Core
11 330 (5.62%) Vue.js
12 311 (5.30%) Redux
13 306 (5.21%) Spring Boot
14 287 (4.89%) Web Services
15 276 (4.70%) React Native
16 256 (4.36%) GraphQL
17 245 (4.17%) .NET Framework
18 242 (4.12%) ASP.NET
19 227 (3.87%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 532 (9.06%) User Experience
2 454 (7.73%) Greenfield Project
3 235 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
4 218 (3.71%) Mobile App
5 163 (2.78%) Algorithms
6 151 (2.57%) Hedge funds
7 123 (2.09%) Cloud Native
8 113 (1.92%) Data Structures
9 103 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
9 103 (1.75%) Virtual Team
10 98 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 88 (1.50%) Derivative
11 88 (1.50%) Legacy Systems
12 86 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
13 79 (1.35%) Blog
14 76 (1.29%) Legacy Code
15 63 (1.07%) Data Centre
16 62 (1.06%) Equities
17 43 (0.73%) Fixed Income
18 42 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 513 (8.74%) Linux
2 194 (3.30%) Windows
3 168 (2.86%) Unix
4 125 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 107 (1.82%) Android
6 41 (0.70%) Windows Server
7 25 (0.43%) Mac OS X
8 20 (0.34%) Windows 10
9 19 (0.32%) Mac OS
10 15 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 13 (0.22%) CentOS
12 12 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.10%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.10%) Windows Server 2019
15 4 (0.068%) Debian
15 4 (0.068%) Windows Server 2016
16 2 (0.034%) Fedora
16 2 (0.034%) Windows Server 2008
17 1 (0.017%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,147 (36.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1,434 (24.42%) Software Engineering
3 1,202 (20.47%) Microservices
4 1,071 (18.24%) DevOps
5 853 (14.53%) Full Stack Development
6 760 (12.94%) TDD
7 673 (11.46%) Test Automation
8 560 (9.54%) Computer Science
9 531 (9.04%) Problem-Solving
10 520 (8.86%) Scrum
11 498 (8.48%) Front End Development
12 482 (8.21%) Analytics
13 454 (7.73%) Mentoring
14 448 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
15 376 (6.40%) Clean Code
16 366 (6.23%) SDLC
17 365 (6.22%) BDD
18 332 (5.65%) Unit Testing
19 328 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
20 309 (5.26%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1,398 (23.81%) Java
2 1,360 (23.16%) JavaScript
3 1,286 (21.90%) SQL
4 1,078 (18.36%) TypeScript
5 1,072 (18.26%) Python
6 1,046 (17.81%) C#
7 423 (7.20%) Go
8 393 (6.69%) PHP
9 250 (4.26%) Kotlin
10 170 (2.90%) Ruby
11 164 (2.79%) T-SQL
12 148 (2.52%) Scala
13 141 (2.40%) Bash Shell
14 137 (2.33%) Shell Script
15 123 (2.09%) Java 8
16 115 (1.96%) PowerShell
17 111 (1.89%) C
18 106 (1.81%) Groovy
19 87 (1.48%) C++
20 69 (1.18%) Rust
Qualifications
1 553 (9.42%) Degree
2 233 (3.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 78 (1.33%) Numerate Degree
4 68 (1.16%) OCP
4 68 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
5 54 (0.92%) ISEB
6 43 (0.73%) Master's Degree
7 19 (0.32%) CISSP
8 18 (0.31%) AWS Certification
9 16 (0.27%) ISTQB
10 14 (0.24%) CISM
11 13 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 11 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (0.17%) CCNA
14 10 (0.17%) PhD
15 8 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.14%) PMI Certification
16 7 (0.12%) CISA
16 7 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 475 (8.09%) QA
2 113 (1.92%) GDPR
3 78 (1.33%) Accessibility
4 71 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 68 (1.16%) PSD2
6 58 (0.99%) PCI DSS
7 37 (0.63%) Data Quality
8 35 (0.60%) SLA
9 31 (0.53%) PMO
10 15 (0.26%) ISO 22301
11 10 (0.17%) NIST
12 6 (0.10%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials
13 5 (0.085%) GRC
13 5 (0.085%) SEPA
13 5 (0.085%) SOC 2
14 4 (0.068%) COBIT
15 3 (0.051%) NCSC
15 3 (0.051%) NIST 800
16 2 (0.034%) MiFID
System Software
1 1,142 (19.45%) Docker
2 79 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (1.29%) HDFS
4 67 (1.14%) Active Directory
5 40 (0.68%) ISA Server
6 16 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.14%) vSphere
8 3 (0.051%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.051%) LXC
8 3 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.051%) Xen
9 2 (0.034%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.034%) Firmware
9 2 (0.034%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.034%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.017%) KVM
10 1 (0.017%) NFS
10 1 (0.017%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.017%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 883 (15.04%) Kubernetes
2 536 (9.13%) Terraform
3 274 (4.67%) Ansible
4 92 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
5 79 (1.35%) Prometheus
6 78 (1.33%) Grafana
7 75 (1.28%) Puppet
8 30 (0.51%) Kibana
9 14 (0.24%) Mesos
9 14 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (0.15%) Salt
11 8 (0.14%) Graphite
11 8 (0.14%) Istio
11 8 (0.14%) logstash
11 8 (0.14%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.12%) HAProxy
12 7 (0.12%) Packer
13 6 (0.10%) NetBackup
14 5 (0.085%) Pingdom
14 5 (0.085%) SCCM
Vendors
1 386 (6.57%) Microsoft
2 278 (4.73%) Google
3 173 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
4 158 (2.69%) Samsung
5 150 (2.55%) Oracle
6 109 (1.86%) VMware
7 77 (1.31%) Okta
8 37 (0.63%) Adobe
8 37 (0.63%) WorldPay
9 34 (0.58%) Atlassian
10 32 (0.54%) IBM
11 30 (0.51%) Xceptor
12 27 (0.46%) Databricks
13 24 (0.41%) Apple
13 24 (0.41%) Cisco
14 23 (0.39%) Solace
15 22 (0.37%) SAP
16 21 (0.36%) Splunk
17 20 (0.34%) Meraki
18 18 (0.31%) Spotify