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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 248 512
Rank change year-on-year +106 +264  
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 2143 1354 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.41% 1.37% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.74% 3.31% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1901 1164 467
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £87,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00%  

Fintech is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 37332 40904 45376
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.03% 41.47% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29237 33478 36186
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Fintech
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Fintech as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Fintech in the UK

Fintech
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +96 2081 £60,000 +4.34% 311
London +36 1591 £65,000 +8.33% 257
City of London +34 324 £67,500 +17.39% 88
South East +121 141 £50,000 - 15
East of England +49 86 £45,000 -25.00% 9
Yorkshire +70 85 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Surrey +84 59 £52,000 +4.00% 6
West Midlands +64 57 £48,500 +2.10% 5
West Yorkshire +61 48 £38,750 +55.00% 1
East Midlands +67 45 £47,500 +35.71% 5
Birmingham +51 44 £52,500 +10.52%
North West -14 40 £50,000 +53.84% 9
Nottinghamshire - 32 £47,500 - 4
Nottingham - 32 £47,500 - 4
Hertfordshire +28 31 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Leeds +36 30 £35,000 +40.00% 1
South West +30 28 £45,000 -12.62% 3
Berkshire +46 27 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Manchester -7 25 £60,000 -4.00% 7
Bedfordshire +27 22 £46,250 -22.91%
Scotland +31 21 £42,500 +54.54% 4
Wales +21 20 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Reading +40 19 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Hampshire +39 18 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Dunstable +8 18 £47,500 -20.83%
Cambridge -9 18 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Cambridgeshire -18 18 £37,500 -3.22% 5
South Wales +20 17 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Cardiff +13 17 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Edinburgh +7 17 £47,500 +80.95% 3

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 2389 (62.42%) Finance
2 1632 (42.64%) Agile Software Development
3 1119 (29.24%) Java
4 925 (24.17%) C#
5 820 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 806 (21.06%) SQL
7 791 (20.67%) .NET
8 763 (19.94%) Banking
9 691 (18.06%) HTML
10 641 (16.75%) AngularJS
11 607 (15.86%) Python
12 605 (15.81%) TDD
13 601 (15.70%) CSS
14 559 (14.61%) Degree
15 548 (14.32%) Scrum
16 547 (14.29%) SQL Server
17 526 (13.74%) Linux
18 482 (12.59%) MVC
19 457 (11.94%) Software Engineering
20 426 (11.13%) ASP.NET
21 393 (10.27%) Microsoft
21 393 (10.27%) DevOps
22 380 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
23 370 (9.67%) Computer Science
24 356 (9.30%) HTML5
25 349 (9.12%) Greenfield Project
26 348 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
27 314 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
28 302 (7.89%) Test Automation
29 292 (7.63%) Analytics

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 86 (2.25%) Apache
2 78 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
3 62 (1.62%) Apache Spark
4 58 (1.52%) Tomcat
5 46 (1.20%) Confluence
6 36 (0.94%) SAS
7 27 (0.71%) IIS
8 25 (0.65%) JBoss
9 20 (0.52%) MS Exchange
10 18 (0.47%) Ethereum
11 16 (0.42%) CMS
12 15 (0.39%) Hyperledger
12 15 (0.39%) WebLogic
12 15 (0.39%) WebSphere
13 12 (0.31%) WordPress
14 11 (0.29%) nginx
14 11 (0.29%) OpenStack
14 11 (0.29%) SharePoint
15 10 (0.26%) WildFly
16 9 (0.24%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 102 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
4 17 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 16 (0.42%) SPSS
6 13 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.24%) HipChat
7 9 (0.24%) InVision
7 9 (0.24%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.16%) InDesign
9 5 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.078%) Flinto
11 2 (0.052%) LaTeX
11 2 (0.052%) Pixate
12 1 (0.026%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.026%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.026%) Stata
12 1 (0.026%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 46 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 23 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.39%) Sonata
4 11 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.24%) Temenos T24
6 7 (0.18%) Finacle
6 7 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 7 (0.18%) Summit
7 3 (0.078%) HFM
7 3 (0.078%) Hyperion Planning
7 3 (0.078%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.078%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.078%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.052%) Magento
8 2 (0.052%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.052%) SessionCam
8 2 (0.052%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.026%) BASE24
9 1 (0.026%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.026%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 380 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
2 348 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 134 (3.50%) SaaS
4 55 (1.44%) GitHub
5 34 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 24 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 24 (0.63%) Office 365
7 20 (0.52%) IaaS
8 16 (0.42%) Amazon S3
9 15 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
9 15 (0.39%) Google Analytics
10 14 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
11 10 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
12 8 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 6 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.13%) Azure Machine Learning
14 5 (0.13%) Heroku
15 4 (0.10%) PaaS
16 3 (0.078%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 80 (2.09%) Internet
2 67 (1.75%) Firewall
3 57 (1.49%) HTTP
4 56 (1.46%) TCP/IP
5 40 (1.05%) WAN
6 39 (1.02%) LAN
7 26 (0.68%) DNS
8 24 (0.63%) DSL
9 20 (0.52%) SAN
10 17 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
11 13 (0.34%) DHCP
12 12 (0.31%) Network Security
12 12 (0.31%) Skype
12 12 (0.31%) VoIP
13 11 (0.29%) SSL
14 10 (0.26%) VPN
15 9 (0.24%) FTP
15 9 (0.24%) Kerberos
15 9 (0.24%) Wireless
16 8 (0.21%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 547 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 261 (6.82%) MySQL
3 249 (6.51%) MongoDB
4 200 (5.23%) Big Data
5 192 (5.02%) Blockchain
6 172 (4.49%) NoSQL
7 127 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
8 121 (3.16%) Relational Database
9 92 (2.40%) RavenDB
10 78 (2.04%) Hadoop
11 75 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
12 69 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
13 60 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
14 59 (1.54%) Redis
15 50 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
16 49 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 47 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 41 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
19 33 (0.86%) Oracle Database
20 26 (0.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 236 (6.17%) Git (software)
2 232 (6.06%) JIRA
3 154 (4.02%) Jenkins
4 125 (3.27%) Selenium
5 85 (2.22%) TeamCity
6 75 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 73 (1.91%) Maven
8 55 (1.44%) Gradle
9 52 (1.36%) Visual Studio
10 49 (1.28%) Cucumber
11 44 (1.15%) Subversion
12 39 (1.02%) Grunt
13 38 (0.99%) gulp
14 37 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
15 34 (0.89%) NUnit
16 29 (0.76%) JUnit
17 26 (0.68%) Jasmine
18 25 (0.65%) JMeter
19 24 (0.63%) Calabash
20 23 (0.60%) SpecFlow
General
1 2389 (62.42%) Finance
2 763 (19.94%) Banking
3 226 (5.91%) Financial Institution
4 214 (5.59%) Investment Banking
5 155 (4.05%) Marketing
6 104 (2.72%) Retail
6 104 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 87 (2.27%) Legal
8 68 (1.78%) Front Office
9 67 (1.75%) Games
10 51 (1.33%) Manufacturing
11 48 (1.25%) Electronics
12 47 (1.23%) Back Office
13 20 (0.52%) Advertising
13 20 (0.52%) Retail Banking
14 14 (0.37%) Publishing
15 10 (0.26%) Automotive
16 9 (0.24%) German Language
16 9 (0.24%) Private Banking
17 8 (0.21%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 1796 (46.93%) Developer
2 480 (12.54%) Java Developer
3 455 (11.89%) .NET Developer
4 354 (9.25%) C# Developer
5 334 (8.73%) Analyst
6 292 (7.63%) Senior Developer
7 204 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 165 (4.31%) Business Analyst
8 165 (4.31%) Junior
9 161 (4.21%) JavaScript Developer
10 153 (4.00%) Software Engineer
11 138 (3.61%) Consultant
12 126 (3.29%) Architect
13 119 (3.11%) DevOps Engineer
14 117 (3.06%) Python Developer
15 114 (2.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 107 (2.80%) Project Manager
17 105 (2.74%) Java Engineer
18 103 (2.69%) Full Stack Developer
19 99 (2.59%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 791 (20.67%) .NET
2 691 (18.06%) HTML
3 641 (16.75%) AngularJS
4 601 (15.70%) CSS
5 426 (11.13%) ASP.NET
6 356 (9.30%) HTML5
7 314 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 246 (6.43%) .NET Framework
9 245 (6.40%) REST
10 239 (6.25%) Node.js
11 233 (6.09%) CSS3
11 233 (6.09%) XML
12 224 (5.85%) React
13 208 (5.44%) Web Services
14 206 (5.38%) Spring
15 190 (4.96%) jQuery
16 168 (4.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 152 (3.97%) ASP.NET Web API
18 134 (3.50%) RESTful
19 129 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 370 (9.67%) Computer Science
2 349 (9.12%) Greenfield Project
3 273 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
4 186 (4.86%) User Experience
5 152 (3.97%) Hedge funds
6 93 (2.43%) Bitcoin
7 92 (2.40%) Mobile App
8 89 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
9 82 (2.14%) Algorithms
10 77 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 74 (1.93%) Data Structures
12 65 (1.70%) Data Centre
13 55 (1.44%) Equities
14 43 (1.12%) Fixed Income
15 39 (1.02%) Mobile Payment
16 31 (0.81%) Derivative
17 30 (0.78%) Management Information System
18 29 (0.76%) Social Media
19 28 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
20 22 (0.57%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 526 (13.74%) Linux
2 256 (6.69%) Windows
3 180 (4.70%) Unix
4 119 (3.11%) Apple iOS
5 96 (2.51%) Android
6 47 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (1.10%) Windows Server
8 38 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (0.86%) Ubuntu
10 29 (0.76%) CentOS
11 23 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (0.42%) Debian
13 15 (0.39%) Windows 7
14 10 (0.26%) Solaris
15 6 (0.16%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.16%) Windows 10
16 5 (0.13%) AIX
16 5 (0.13%) Fedora
17 4 (0.10%) Windows 8
18 2 (0.052%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1632 (42.64%) Agile Software Development
2 605 (15.81%) TDD
3 548 (14.32%) Scrum
4 482 (12.59%) MVC
5 457 (11.94%) Software Engineering
6 393 (10.27%) DevOps
7 302 (7.89%) Test Automation
8 292 (7.63%) Analytics
9 283 (7.39%) OO
10 281 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
11 254 (6.64%) BDD
12 232 (6.06%) Mentoring
13 221 (5.77%) Multithreading
14 217 (5.67%) Microservices
15 202 (5.28%) Wealth Management
16 189 (4.94%) Change Management
17 181 (4.73%) SDLC
18 177 (4.63%) E-Commerce
19 173 (4.52%) Low Latency
20 172 (4.49%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1119 (29.24%) Java
2 925 (24.17%) C#
3 820 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 806 (21.06%) SQL
5 607 (15.86%) Python
6 264 (6.90%) C++
7 159 (4.15%) Scala
8 147 (3.84%) Ruby
9 146 (3.81%) PHP
10 131 (3.42%) Perl
11 100 (2.61%) T-SQL
12 99 (2.59%) Bash Shell
13 89 (2.33%) PowerShell
14 87 (2.27%) Go
15 78 (2.04%) VB.NET
16 67 (1.75%) Shell Script
17 60 (1.57%) C
17 60 (1.57%) Haskell
17 60 (1.57%) PL/SQL
18 55 (1.44%) F#
Qualifications
1 559 (14.61%) Degree
2 111 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 78 (2.04%) PhD
4 36 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (0.55%) CISSP
7 18 (0.47%) ISEB
7 18 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 17 (0.44%) CCNA
9 16 (0.42%) CISM
9 16 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
10 14 (0.37%) CCNP
10 14 (0.37%) PMP
10 14 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 12 (0.31%) Master's Degree
12 11 (0.29%) MCSE
12 11 (0.29%) PMI Certification
13 10 (0.26%) MCP
14 9 (0.24%) CISA
15 8 (0.21%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (6.32%) QA
2 59 (1.54%) MiFID
3 44 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 32 (0.84%) SEPA
5 30 (0.78%) PMO
6 24 (0.63%) Data Quality
7 19 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (0.44%) EMIR
9 10 (0.26%) SLA
10 8 (0.21%) GDPR
10 8 (0.21%) ISO 8583
11 7 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
12 6 (0.16%) GCP
13 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 4 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 4 (0.10%) Section 508
14 4 (0.10%) WCAG
15 3 (0.078%) Basel III
15 3 (0.078%) COBIT
15 3 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 200 (5.23%) Docker
2 70 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 42 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.26%) Apache Flume
5 10 (0.26%) Shibboleth
6 9 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.18%) etcd
8 7 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.18%) vSphere
9 5 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (0.10%) HDFS
10 4 (0.10%) iptables
10 4 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.052%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.052%) NFS
11 2 (0.052%) XenApp
12 1 (0.026%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 120 (3.14%) Ansible
2 109 (2.85%) Puppet
3 93 (2.43%) Kubernetes
4 83 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
5 44 (1.15%) Terraform
6 25 (0.65%) Opsview
7 23 (0.60%) Prometheus
8 21 (0.55%) Nagios
9 19 (0.50%) Kibana
10 18 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 17 (0.44%) Zipkin
12 16 (0.42%) Grafana
12 16 (0.42%) logstash
13 14 (0.37%) Mesos
14 13 (0.34%) Packer
15 8 (0.21%) Salt
16 7 (0.18%) Consul
16 7 (0.18%) SCCM
16 7 (0.18%) Tivoli
17 6 (0.16%) Graphite
Vendors
1 393 (10.27%) Microsoft
2 221 (5.77%) Oracle
3 82 (2.14%) Google
4 81 (2.12%) Splunk
5 76 (1.99%) VMware
6 67 (1.75%) Cisco
7 64 (1.67%) Red Hat
8 52 (1.36%) Tableau
9 47 (1.23%) SAP
10 36 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
11 32 (0.84%) Twitter
12 31 (0.81%) Atlassian
13 25 (0.65%) Sybase
14 24 (0.63%) AppDynamics
14 24 (0.63%) TIBCO
15 22 (0.57%) StreamBase
16 21 (0.55%) F5
16 21 (0.55%) New Relic
17 20 (0.52%) Adobe
18 17 (0.44%) HP
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Kettering, Northamptonshire
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Salary: 50,000 + benefits + equity
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West London
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Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
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City, London
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
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London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum + Benefits
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Central London / West End
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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London
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Share Options
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Salary: £65000 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Athelstan Search
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus Bonus, 5% matched pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £47,000 per annum (plus shares)
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London
Empiric
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bens- equity, bonus + more
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £75,000 + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North London
set2recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum (Plus Equity)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (Including bonuses)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £130,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + share options
Posted: Yesterday
Midlothian
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
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City, London
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits + shares
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago