Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
UK
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 74 101
Rank change year-on-year +20 +27 +85
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 5,449 5,829 5,601
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.73% 3.91% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.14% 4.24% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5,020 5,315 4,992
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 105,988 137,424 163,586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.04% 92.21% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 84,055 108,077 132,865
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 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 +20 5,160 £70,000 +7.69% 569
London +3 3,938 £75,000 +7.14% 428
UK excluding London +33 1,426 £50,000 - 174
South East +33 531 £52,500 - 44
Work from Home +48 381 £65,000 - 31
North of England -19 232 £52,000 +4.00% 46
Midlands +103 191 £50,000 +11.11% 27
South West +41 188 £50,000 +17.65% 21
North West -6 188 £52,500 -1.41% 27
West Midlands +143 138 £50,000 +14.29% 19
Scotland +7 101 £45,000 -7.22% 12
Wales -22 77 £42,500 -5.56% 16
East of England -1 75 £50,000 -20.00% 3
East Midlands +17 52 £50,000 +6.38% 8
Northern Ireland +23 32 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Yorkshire +5 28 £47,500 +7.95% 6
North East +5 16 £45,000 +36.36% 13

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 2,409 (44.21%) Finance
2 2,155 (39.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1,380 (25.33%) Java
4 1,252 (22.98%) JavaScript
5 1,248 (22.90%) AWS
6 1,078 (19.78%) Python
7 1,074 (19.71%) C#
8 1,023 (18.77%) SQL
9 998 (18.32%) DevOps
10 970 (17.80%) .NET
11 924 (16.96%) Azure
12 911 (16.72%) Docker
13 834 (15.31%) Banking
14 828 (15.20%) Software Engineering
15 741 (13.60%) Microservices
16 712 (13.07%) Scrum
17 708 (12.99%) AngularJS
18 685 (12.57%) Kubernetes
19 679 (12.46%) HTML
20 662 (12.15%) TDD
21 642 (11.78%) React
22 629 (11.54%) CSS
23 565 (10.37%) Linux
24 540 (9.91%) Git (software)
25 499 (9.16%) Degree
26 496 (9.10%) Microsoft
27 484 (8.88%) SQL Server
28 461 (8.46%) Test Automation
29 456 (8.37%) Computer Science
30 448 (8.22%) REST

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
1 141 (2.59%) Apache Spark
2 89 (1.63%) Confluence
3 88 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
4 77 (1.41%) Apache
5 69 (1.27%) IIS
6 52 (0.95%) Tomcat
7 41 (0.75%) SharePoint
8 30 (0.55%) nginx
9 22 (0.40%) WebSphere
10 20 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
11 17 (0.31%) CMS
12 14 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
12 14 (0.26%) OpenStack
12 14 (0.26%) SAS
13 13 (0.24%) JBoss
14 12 (0.22%) EPiServer
14 12 (0.22%) Ethereum
14 12 (0.22%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.17%) WordPress
16 8 (0.15%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 77 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
2 70 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 63 (1.16%) Sketch
4 50 (0.92%) InVision
5 24 (0.44%) Chatbot
6 15 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 15 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 14 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.24%) Photoshop
9 12 (0.22%) MS Visio
10 10 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.11%) SPSS
12 5 (0.092%) Zeplin
13 4 (0.073%) Marvel
13 4 (0.073%) OmniGraffle
14 3 (0.055%) Adobe After Effects
14 3 (0.055%) Adobe XD
14 3 (0.055%) FileZilla
15 2 (0.037%) Adobe Premiere
15 2 (0.037%) Figma
Business Applications
1 22 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
3 10 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.15%) Temenos T24
6 6 (0.11%) thinkFolio
7 4 (0.073%) assyst
7 4 (0.073%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.055%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.055%) Lawson
8 3 (0.055%) R3 Corda
8 3 (0.055%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.055%) Sage 500
8 3 (0.055%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.037%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.037%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.037%) Social Studio
9 2 (0.037%) Summit
9 2 (0.037%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.018%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1,248 (22.90%) AWS
2 924 (16.96%) Azure
3 366 (6.72%) SaaS
4 308 (5.65%) GCP
5 160 (2.94%) Serverless
6 144 (2.64%) GitHub
7 105 (1.93%) Office 365
8 95 (1.74%) PaaS
9 89 (1.63%) Power Platform
10 83 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
11 79 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
12 73 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
13 61 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
14 55 (1.01%) Amazon S3
15 52 (0.95%) IaaS
16 45 (0.83%) Heroku
17 43 (0.79%) OpenShift
18 41 (0.75%) npm
19 35 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
20 34 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 93 (1.71%) Firewall
2 47 (0.86%) DNS
2 47 (0.86%) Internet
3 45 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 39 (0.72%) VPN
5 36 (0.66%) DHCP
6 31 (0.57%) HTTP
7 24 (0.44%) SAN
8 19 (0.35%) LAN
8 19 (0.35%) WAN
9 16 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
10 10 (0.18%) IPsec
11 9 (0.17%) Network Security
12 8 (0.15%) VLAN
13 7 (0.13%) SSL
14 5 (0.092%) Ethernet
14 5 (0.092%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (0.092%) Wireless
15 4 (0.073%) FTP
15 4 (0.073%) IPFS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 484 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 239 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
3 232 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 225 (4.13%) MySQL
5 214 (3.93%) Big Data
6 209 (3.84%) NoSQL
7 173 (3.17%) MongoDB
8 134 (2.46%) Hadoop
9 127 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
10 101 (1.85%) Blockchain
11 94 (1.73%) Redis
12 84 (1.54%) Power BI
13 61 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
14 60 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 60 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
15 57 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 53 (0.97%) Snowflake Schema
17 52 (0.95%) Data Lake
18 45 (0.83%) RDBMS
19 43 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 540 (9.91%) Git (software)
2 308 (5.65%) Jenkins
3 231 (4.24%) JIRA
4 230 (4.22%) Selenium
5 98 (1.80%) Cucumber
6 84 (1.54%) SpecFlow
7 83 (1.52%) Maven
8 77 (1.41%) webpack
9 71 (1.30%) TeamCity
10 69 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
11 63 (1.16%) Jasmine
12 60 (1.10%) gulp
13 57 (1.05%) Visual Studio
14 54 (0.99%) Postman
15 52 (0.95%) WebDriver
16 50 (0.92%) JUnit
17 47 (0.86%) CircleCI
18 40 (0.73%) NUnit
19 37 (0.68%) Protractor
20 35 (0.64%) Cypress.io
General
1 2,409 (44.21%) Finance
2 834 (15.31%) Banking
3 220 (4.04%) Marketing
4 134 (2.46%) Retail
5 112 (2.06%) Games
6 108 (1.98%) Financial Institution
7 100 (1.84%) Front Office
8 68 (1.25%) Advertising
9 64 (1.17%) Investment Banking
10 40 (0.73%) Law
11 37 (0.68%) Retail Banking
12 31 (0.57%) Back Office
13 30 (0.55%) Legal
14 25 (0.46%) Telecoms
15 20 (0.37%) Public Sector
16 17 (0.31%) Manufacturing
16 17 (0.31%) Retail Finance
17 10 (0.18%) Spanish Language
18 8 (0.15%) Electronics
18 8 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,236 (41.04%) Developer
2 604 (11.08%) Senior Developer
3 545 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 399 (7.32%) C# Developer
5 366 (6.72%) Analyst
6 335 (6.15%) .NET Developer
7 332 (6.09%) DevOps Engineer
8 307 (5.63%) Software Engineer
9 260 (4.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 236 (4.33%) Junior
11 210 (3.85%) Python Developer
12 205 (3.76%) Architect
12 205 (3.76%) Full Stack Developer
13 191 (3.51%) React Developer
14 173 (3.17%) Java Developer - Fintech
15 168 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
16 166 (3.05%) Senior Java Developer
17 158 (2.90%) Java Engineer
18 152 (2.79%) Business Analyst
19 147 (2.70%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 970 (17.80%) .NET
2 708 (12.99%) AngularJS
3 679 (12.46%) HTML
4 642 (11.78%) React
5 629 (11.54%) CSS
6 448 (8.22%) REST
7 422 (7.74%) Spring
8 414 (7.60%) RESTful
9 400 (7.34%) Web Services
10 388 (7.12%) Node.js
11 376 (6.90%) .NET Core
12 315 (5.78%) ASP.NET
13 250 (4.59%) Spring Boot
14 238 (4.37%) HTML5
15 219 (4.02%) ASP.NET Web API
16 218 (4.00%) .NET Framework
17 214 (3.93%) Kafka
18 208 (3.82%) Vue.js
19 184 (3.38%) Redux
20 182 (3.34%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 430 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
2 429 (7.87%) User Experience
3 310 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
4 260 (4.77%) Mobile App
5 171 (3.14%) Hedge funds
6 134 (2.46%) Algorithms
7 131 (2.40%) Data Structures
8 122 (2.24%) Derivative
9 89 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 83 (1.52%) Cloud Native
10 83 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
11 82 (1.50%) Public Cloud
12 81 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
13 72 (1.32%) Data Centre
14 71 (1.30%) Fixed Income
15 39 (0.72%) Management Information System
15 39 (0.72%) Tandem
16 34 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
17 32 (0.59%) Equities
18 26 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 565 (10.37%) Linux
2 304 (5.58%) Windows
3 178 (3.27%) Android
4 169 (3.10%) Apple iOS
5 129 (2.37%) Unix
6 99 (1.82%) Windows Server
7 74 (1.36%) Mac OS X
8 60 (1.10%) CentOS
9 44 (0.81%) Windows 10
10 32 (0.59%) Ubuntu
11 30 (0.55%) Mac OS
12 28 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (0.51%) Windows Server 2016
13 25 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 24 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (0.33%) Debian
16 17 (0.31%) Windows 7
17 9 (0.17%) Fedora
17 9 (0.17%) VMS
18 8 (0.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,155 (39.55%) Agile Software Development
2 998 (18.32%) DevOps
3 828 (15.20%) Software Engineering
4 741 (13.60%) Microservices
5 712 (13.07%) Scrum
6 662 (12.15%) TDD
7 461 (8.46%) Test Automation
8 456 (8.37%) Computer Science
9 435 (7.98%) Problem-Solving
10 384 (7.05%) MVC
11 345 (6.33%) Front End Development
12 322 (5.91%) Analytics
13 321 (5.89%) OO
14 314 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
15 269 (4.94%) Web Development
16 256 (4.70%) SDLC
17 253 (4.64%) Mentoring
18 248 (4.55%) BDD
19 244 (4.48%) Kanban
19 244 (4.48%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1,380 (25.33%) Java
2 1,252 (22.98%) JavaScript
3 1,078 (19.78%) Python
4 1,074 (19.71%) C#
5 1,023 (18.77%) SQL
6 366 (6.72%) TypeScript
7 223 (4.09%) Java 8
8 215 (3.95%) Ruby
9 206 (3.78%) Kotlin
10 205 (3.76%) PHP
11 183 (3.36%) PowerShell
12 145 (2.66%) C++
13 143 (2.62%) Bash Shell
14 134 (2.46%) Scala
14 134 (2.46%) T-SQL
15 130 (2.39%) Go
16 108 (1.98%) R
17 92 (1.69%) ES6
18 82 (1.50%) Apple Swift
19 72 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 499 (9.16%) Degree
2 192 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (0.81%) CISSP
3 44 (0.81%) Master's Degree
4 37 (0.68%) PhD
5 26 (0.48%) AWS Certification
6 25 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
7 24 (0.44%) ISTQB
8 23 (0.42%) CISM
9 20 (0.37%) OSCP
10 17 (0.31%) CEH
10 17 (0.31%) CREST Certified
10 17 (0.31%) SANS
10 17 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
11 16 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (0.26%) OSCE
13 13 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (0.24%) ISEB
14 12 (0.22%) CISA
15 11 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 375 (6.88%) QA
2 66 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 58 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 42 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 27 (0.50%) SLA
6 20 (0.37%) GDPR
7 15 (0.28%) PMO
7 15 (0.28%) PSD2
8 14 (0.26%) NIST
9 12 (0.22%) MiFID
10 10 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 9 (0.17%) SEPA
12 8 (0.15%) ISO 20022
13 7 (0.13%) ISO 15022
14 5 (0.092%) COBIT
15 4 (0.073%) EMIR
16 3 (0.055%) Cyber Essentials
16 3 (0.055%) Dodd-Frank
16 3 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 1 (0.018%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 911 (16.72%) Docker
2 125 (2.29%) Active Directory
3 49 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (0.66%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (0.18%) vSphere
6 9 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.092%) HDFS
7 5 (0.092%) Xen
8 4 (0.073%) OpenAM
8 4 (0.073%) OpenDJ
8 4 (0.073%) OpenIDM
8 4 (0.073%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.073%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.055%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 3 (0.055%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.037%) NFS
10 2 (0.037%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.018%) LXC
Systems Management
1 685 (12.57%) Kubernetes
2 365 (6.70%) Terraform
3 269 (4.94%) Ansible
4 99 (1.82%) Puppet
5 93 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
6 74 (1.36%) Mesos
7 45 (0.83%) Marathon
8 35 (0.64%) Packer
9 29 (0.53%) Salt
10 28 (0.51%) SCCM
11 22 (0.40%) Kibana
12 20 (0.37%) Prometheus
13 19 (0.35%) Grafana
14 16 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
15 14 (0.26%) SCVMM
16 13 (0.24%) Nagios
17 10 (0.18%) Red Hat Satellite
18 9 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
19 8 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
20 7 (0.13%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 496 (9.10%) Microsoft
2 169 (3.10%) Google
3 136 (2.50%) Oracle
4 107 (1.96%) WorldPay
5 89 (1.63%) FIS
6 79 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
7 76 (1.39%) VMware
8 75 (1.38%) Tableau
9 66 (1.21%) Red Hat
10 58 (1.06%) Adobe
11 48 (0.88%) Cisco
12 41 (0.75%) Splunk
13 36 (0.66%) Atlassian
14 34 (0.62%) Apple
15 26 (0.48%) TOWER Software
16 21 (0.39%) Foundry
16 21 (0.39%) IBM
16 21 (0.39%) SAP
17 20 (0.37%) Informatica
17 20 (0.37%) Zend