Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 95 165
Rank change year-on-year +27 +70 +125
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 5,906 5,782 3,622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.07% 3.32% 2.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.79% 8.20% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5,171 4,735 3,201
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

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 60,347 70,482 67,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.59% 40.53% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 45,642 54,639 54,519
UK median annual salary £53,404 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.81% +3.09% -3.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,275
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 25 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Fintech in the UK

Fintech
Top 16 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 25 May 2019. 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 +26 5,595 £65,000 +4.00% 888
London +7 4,163 £70,000 +7.69% 684
UK excluding London +64 1,691 £50,000 - 252
South East +100 566 £55,000 +22.22% 71
North of England +111 404 £47,500 +5.56% 61
North West +73 268 £50,000 +11.11% 40
South West +67 226 £45,000 - 21
Scotland +60 164 £50,000 +5.26% 26
East of England -22 139 £65,000 -3.70% 20
Yorkshire +82 110 £45,000 - 18
Midlands -43 100 £45,000 -10.00% 31
Wales +36 84 £45,000 +5.88% 12
East Midlands +26 65 £47,500 - 15
West Midlands -54 35 £42,500 -22.73% 16
North East +29 30 £35,000 +20.69% 3
Northern Ireland -14 18 £50,000 +25.00% 10

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 2,883 (48.81%) Finance
2 2,566 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
3 1,608 (27.23%) Java
4 1,294 (21.91%) JavaScript
5 1,282 (21.71%) SQL
6 1,229 (20.81%) C#
7 1,135 (19.22%) Banking
8 1,079 (18.27%) Amazon AWS
9 1,057 (17.90%) Python
10 1,035 (17.52%) .NET
11 1,007 (17.05%) DevOps
12 914 (15.48%) Software Engineering
13 870 (14.73%) Scrum
14 847 (14.34%) Microsoft Azure
15 789 (13.36%) AngularJS
16 739 (12.51%) HTML
17 738 (12.50%) Docker
18 734 (12.43%) Microservices
19 690 (11.68%) CSS
20 649 (10.99%) TDD
21 629 (10.65%) Degree
22 627 (10.62%) Linux
23 567 (9.60%) React
24 565 (9.57%) SQL Server
25 528 (8.94%) Microsoft
26 508 (8.60%) Test Automation
27 484 (8.20%) Windows
28 472 (7.99%) MVC
29 465 (7.87%) Kubernetes
30 462 (7.82%) Greenfield Project

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 96 (1.63%) Confluence
2 94 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
3 93 (1.57%) Apache Spark
4 76 (1.29%) Apache
5 51 (0.86%) IIS
6 50 (0.85%) Tomcat
7 48 (0.81%) SharePoint
8 32 (0.54%) JBoss
9 29 (0.49%) CMS
10 26 (0.44%) nginx
11 25 (0.42%) WebLogic
12 24 (0.41%) SAS
13 18 (0.30%) WebSphere
14 16 (0.27%) Apache Solr
15 15 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 14 (0.24%) Ethereum
16 14 (0.24%) Hyperledger
16 14 (0.24%) MS Exchange
17 8 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
18 7 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 103 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
2 66 (1.12%) Sketch
3 59 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 53 (0.90%) InVision
5 28 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 23 (0.39%) Marvel
6 23 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 23 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 17 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 14 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
9 13 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
10 10 (0.17%) MS Visio
11 6 (0.10%) Adobe XD
11 6 (0.10%) Chatbot
12 5 (0.085%) LaTeX
12 5 (0.085%) Zeplin
13 4 (0.068%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.034%) Figma
14 2 (0.034%) RoboHelp
15 1 (0.017%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 45 (0.76%) Distributed Ledger
2 30 (0.51%) Summit
3 25 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
4 17 (0.29%) R3 Corda
5 15 (0.25%) Magento
5 15 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
5 15 (0.25%) SDL Web 8
6 11 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
7 9 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 9 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
8 6 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
9 4 (0.068%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 2 (0.034%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.034%) Tradar
10 2 (0.034%) Workday HCM
11 1 (0.017%) Bankmaster
11 1 (0.017%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.017%) Oracle Applications
11 1 (0.017%) Ripple
11 1 (0.017%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,079 (18.27%) Amazon AWS
2 847 (14.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 332 (5.62%) SaaS
4 269 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
5 131 (2.22%) GitHub
6 110 (1.86%) Serverless
7 102 (1.73%) Office 365
8 81 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
9 73 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
10 60 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
11 56 (0.95%) Azure Stack
12 52 (0.88%) Power Platform
13 51 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
14 48 (0.81%) PaaS
15 47 (0.80%) IaaS
16 41 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
17 30 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
18 28 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
19 27 (0.46%) Amazon S3
20 23 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 152 (2.57%) Firewall
2 98 (1.66%) Internet
3 75 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 66 (1.12%) VPN
5 51 (0.86%) DNS
6 50 (0.85%) HTTP
7 41 (0.69%) FIX Connectivity
8 40 (0.68%) Network Security
9 29 (0.49%) WAN
10 28 (0.47%) NFC
11 21 (0.36%) LAN
11 21 (0.36%) VLAN
12 20 (0.34%) DHCP
13 15 (0.25%) SAN
13 15 (0.25%) SSL
14 14 (0.24%) VoIP
15 13 (0.22%) DSL
16 11 (0.19%) Ethernet
16 11 (0.19%) WebEx
17 10 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 565 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 261 (4.42%) NoSQL
3 255 (4.32%) MySQL
4 217 (3.67%) Relational Database
5 210 (3.56%) Blockchain
6 195 (3.30%) MongoDB
7 193 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
8 190 (3.22%) Big Data
9 108 (1.83%) Hadoop
10 93 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
11 90 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 73 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 73 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 72 (1.22%) RDBMS
13 72 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
14 62 (1.05%) Oracle Database
15 54 (0.91%) Redis
16 46 (0.78%) Power BI
17 42 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
18 41 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 444 (7.52%) Git (software)
2 360 (6.10%) JIRA
3 305 (5.16%) Jenkins
4 289 (4.89%) Selenium
5 164 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 157 (2.66%) TeamCity
7 130 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
8 125 (2.12%) WebDriver
9 85 (1.44%) Visual Studio
10 79 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
11 76 (1.29%) Maven
12 62 (1.05%) JUnit
13 59 (1.00%) SoapUI
14 50 (0.85%) webpack
15 48 (0.81%) SpecFlow
16 42 (0.71%) Bitbucket
17 38 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 36 (0.61%) Axure RP
19 34 (0.58%) Appium
19 34 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 2,883 (48.81%) Finance
2 1,135 (19.22%) Banking
3 296 (5.01%) Retail
4 181 (3.06%) Marketing
5 155 (2.62%) Financial Institution
6 115 (1.95%) Front Office
7 101 (1.71%) Retail Banking
8 98 (1.66%) Investment Banking
9 88 (1.49%) Telecoms
10 67 (1.13%) Games
11 60 (1.02%) Back Office
12 50 (0.85%) Advertising
13 48 (0.81%) Electronics
14 46 (0.78%) Law
15 38 (0.64%) Legal
16 34 (0.58%) French Language
17 29 (0.49%) Manufacturing
18 19 (0.32%) Retail Finance
19 18 (0.30%) Publishing
20 16 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2,181 (36.93%) Developer
2 549 (9.30%) Java Developer
3 524 (8.87%) Analyst
4 476 (8.06%) Senior Developer
5 406 (6.87%) .NET Developer
6 322 (5.45%) C# Developer
7 302 (5.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 242 (4.10%) Java Developer - Fintech
9 231 (3.91%) Architect
10 225 (3.81%) Software Engineer
11 215 (3.64%) Business Analyst
12 198 (3.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 191 (3.23%) Project Manager
14 183 (3.10%) Junior
15 178 (3.01%) C# .NET Developer
16 176 (2.98%) Python Developer
17 152 (2.57%) Software Developer
18 149 (2.52%) Senior Java Developer
19 145 (2.46%) Full Stack Developer
20 140 (2.37%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,035 (17.52%) .NET
2 789 (13.36%) AngularJS
3 739 (12.51%) HTML
4 690 (11.68%) CSS
5 567 (9.60%) React
6 435 (7.37%) ASP.NET
7 409 (6.93%) Web Services
8 400 (6.77%) Spring
9 385 (6.52%) RESTful
10 332 (5.62%) REST
11 311 (5.27%) Node.js
12 278 (4.71%) .NET Core
13 263 (4.45%) ASP.NET MVC
14 258 (4.37%) HTML5
15 217 (3.67%) Spring Boot
16 211 (3.57%) .NET Framework
17 192 (3.25%) jQuery
18 188 (3.18%) Kafka
19 185 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
20 166 (2.81%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 462 (7.82%) Greenfield Project
2 435 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 352 (5.96%) User Experience
4 189 (3.20%) Algorithms
5 171 (2.90%) Hedge funds
6 163 (2.76%) Mobile App
7 135 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 112 (1.90%) Public Cloud
9 105 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
10 100 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
11 94 (1.59%) Data Structures
11 94 (1.59%) Derivative
12 93 (1.57%) Management Information System
13 68 (1.15%) Cloud Native
13 68 (1.15%) Fixed Income
14 65 (1.10%) Equities
14 65 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
15 55 (0.93%) Virtual Team
16 43 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
17 41 (0.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 627 (10.62%) Linux
2 484 (8.20%) Windows
3 218 (3.69%) Unix
4 138 (2.34%) Android
5 110 (1.86%) Windows Server
6 96 (1.63%) Apple iOS
7 47 (0.80%) CentOS
8 44 (0.75%) Windows 10
9 29 (0.49%) Ubuntu
10 27 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (0.41%) Windows 7
12 20 (0.34%) Mac OS
13 19 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (0.29%) Mac OS X
15 12 (0.20%) Debian
16 11 (0.19%) Solaris
17 10 (0.17%) AIX
17 10 (0.17%) Fedora
18 7 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,566 (43.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1,007 (17.05%) DevOps
3 914 (15.48%) Software Engineering
4 870 (14.73%) Scrum
5 734 (12.43%) Microservices
6 649 (10.99%) TDD
7 508 (8.60%) Test Automation
8 472 (7.99%) MVC
9 456 (7.72%) Problem-Solving
10 454 (7.69%) Computer Science
11 380 (6.43%) Analytics
12 365 (6.18%) SDLC
13 355 (6.01%) Front End Development
14 345 (5.84%) BDD
15 337 (5.71%) Artificial Intelligence
16 325 (5.50%) Mentoring
17 317 (5.37%) Project Management
18 311 (5.27%) Machine Learning
19 297 (5.03%) Continuous Integration
20 283 (4.79%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1,608 (27.23%) Java
2 1,294 (21.91%) JavaScript
3 1,282 (21.71%) SQL
4 1,229 (20.81%) C#
5 1,057 (17.90%) Python
6 326 (5.52%) Ruby
7 275 (4.66%) Java 8
8 227 (3.84%) C++
9 218 (3.69%) Bash Shell
10 203 (3.44%) TypeScript
11 200 (3.39%) PHP
12 153 (2.59%) PowerShell
13 148 (2.51%) Scala
14 146 (2.47%) Go
15 145 (2.46%) ES6
16 138 (2.34%) T-SQL
17 136 (2.30%) Kotlin
18 122 (2.07%) R
19 120 (2.03%) C
20 82 (1.39%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 629 (10.65%) Degree
2 170 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 85 (1.44%) CISSP
4 64 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
5 58 (0.98%) PhD
6 48 (0.81%) CISM
6 48 (0.81%) ISEB
7 45 (0.76%) ISTQB
8 31 (0.52%) PMI Certification
9 28 (0.47%) Master's Degree
9 28 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
10 25 (0.42%) DBS Check
11 24 (0.41%) SANS
12 23 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
13 21 (0.36%) AWS Certification
14 17 (0.29%) Security Cleared
14 17 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
15 16 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 16 (0.27%) PMP
16 15 (0.25%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 439 (7.43%) QA
2 69 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (0.76%) GDPR
4 41 (0.69%) SLA
5 35 (0.59%) Data Quality
6 33 (0.56%) PCI DSS
7 32 (0.54%) PSD2
8 19 (0.32%) SEPA
9 15 (0.25%) PMO
10 12 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 8 (0.14%) ISO 20022
12 5 (0.085%) COBIT
13 4 (0.068%) ISAE 3402
13 4 (0.068%) ISO 8583
14 3 (0.051%) MiFID
14 3 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 2 (0.034%) Actionable Recommendations
16 1 (0.017%) Cyber Essentials
16 1 (0.017%) GAAP
16 1 (0.017%) ISO 15022
System Software
1 738 (12.50%) Docker
2 141 (2.39%) Active Directory
3 69 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 30 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.14%) HDFS
8 5 (0.085%) NFS
8 5 (0.085%) vSphere
9 4 (0.068%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 4 (0.068%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.051%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.034%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.034%) Xen
12 1 (0.017%) Firmware
12 1 (0.017%) KVM
12 1 (0.017%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.017%) Snort
12 1 (0.017%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.017%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 465 (7.87%) Kubernetes
2 290 (4.91%) Ansible
3 273 (4.62%) Terraform
4 166 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
5 143 (2.42%) Puppet
6 63 (1.07%) Salt
7 56 (0.95%) Nagios
8 42 (0.71%) Icinga
9 40 (0.68%) Mesos
10 39 (0.66%) ZABBIX
11 38 (0.64%) Prometheus
12 34 (0.58%) Packer
13 29 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
14 27 (0.46%) SCCM
15 21 (0.36%) SCVMM
16 20 (0.34%) Grafana
17 18 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
18 17 (0.29%) Marathon
19 16 (0.27%) Kibana
20 14 (0.24%) linkerd
Vendors
1 528 (8.94%) Microsoft
2 220 (3.73%) Google
3 200 (3.39%) Oracle
4 97 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
5 91 (1.54%) VMware
6 74 (1.25%) WorldPay
7 65 (1.10%) IBM
7 65 (1.10%) Splunk
8 63 (1.07%) Adobe
9 62 (1.05%) Tableau
10 56 (0.95%) SAP
11 52 (0.88%) Red Hat
12 47 (0.80%) Cisco
13 39 (0.66%) SolarWinds
14 38 (0.64%) Atlassian
15 37 (0.63%) Juniper
16 28 (0.47%) SaltStack
17 26 (0.44%) Hyperion
18 23 (0.39%) Citrix
19 21 (0.36%) Apple