Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
UK
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 75 103
Rank change year-on-year +15 +28 +102
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 5,478 5,805 5,211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.47% 3.86% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.87% 4.18% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4,667 5,002 4,393
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% -5.00%

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 112,571 138,810 162,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.95% 92.19% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 89,192 109,498 131,881
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 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 +15 5,195 £67,500 +3.85% 1,006
London +8 3,974 £72,500 +3.57% 717
UK excluding London +18 1,455 £50,000 +3.09% 372
South East +7 465 £52,500 +10.53% 98
North of England +9 273 £51,000 +2.00% 93
North West -7 204 £52,500 - 77
South West +26 202 £42,500 +6.25% 34
Midlands +76 176 £50,000 - 49
West Midlands +108 128 £50,000 +2.56% 25
Scotland +1 121 £49,500 +6.45% 33
East of England +41 106 £55,000 -8.33% 15
Wales -1 84 £42,500 -5.56% 40
Yorkshire +17 58 £45,000 +2.27% 11
East Midlands -4 48 £50,000 - 24
Northern Ireland +21 31 £52,500 +5.00% 10
North East +8 11 £36,000 +2.86% 5

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 2,422 (44.21%) Finance
2 2,147 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
3 1,325 (24.19%) Java
4 1,196 (21.83%) JavaScript
5 1,094 (19.97%) AWS
6 1,079 (19.70%) Python
7 1,016 (18.55%) SQL
8 993 (18.13%) C#
9 949 (17.32%) DevOps
10 869 (15.86%) Docker
11 861 (15.72%) .NET
12 844 (15.41%) Banking
13 821 (14.99%) Software Engineering
14 773 (14.11%) Azure
15 744 (13.58%) Scrum
16 705 (12.87%) AngularJS
17 696 (12.71%) Microservices
18 681 (12.43%) HTML
19 632 (11.54%) CSS
19 632 (11.54%) Kubernetes
20 622 (11.35%) Linux
21 613 (11.19%) TDD
22 581 (10.61%) React
23 574 (10.48%) Degree
24 528 (9.64%) Microsoft
25 516 (9.42%) Git (software)
26 511 (9.33%) Computer Science
27 484 (8.84%) SQL Server
28 456 (8.32%) User Experience
29 451 (8.23%) 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
1 148 (2.70%) Apache Spark
2 98 (1.79%) Confluence
3 93 (1.70%) Apache
4 85 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
5 77 (1.41%) IIS
6 61 (1.11%) Tomcat
7 51 (0.93%) nginx
8 30 (0.55%) SharePoint
8 30 (0.55%) WebSphere
9 20 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
10 19 (0.35%) CMS
10 19 (0.35%) JBoss
11 16 (0.29%) SAS
11 16 (0.29%) WebLogic
12 14 (0.26%) OpenStack
13 13 (0.24%) Ethereum
14 12 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (0.22%) EPiServer
14 12 (0.22%) Hyperledger
15 11 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 116 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
2 85 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 65 (1.19%) Sketch
4 52 (0.95%) InVision
5 23 (0.42%) Chatbot
6 20 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 14 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.24%) MS Visio
9 10 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 8 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (0.15%) Zeplin
11 6 (0.11%) SPSS
12 4 (0.073%) Adobe After Effects
12 4 (0.073%) Marvel
12 4 (0.073%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.037%) FileZilla
13 2 (0.037%) InDesign
14 1 (0.018%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 26 (0.47%) Distributed Ledger
2 20 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.31%) thinkFolio
4 13 (0.24%) NetSuite
5 12 (0.22%) R3 Corda
6 11 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
7 7 (0.13%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.073%) assyst
9 3 (0.055%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.055%) HFM
9 3 (0.055%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.037%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.037%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.037%) Lawson
10 2 (0.037%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.037%) Sage 500
10 2 (0.037%) SAP Business One
10 2 (0.037%) WebTrends
11 1 (0.018%) ION MarketView
11 1 (0.018%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1,094 (19.97%) AWS
2 773 (14.11%) Azure
3 325 (5.93%) SaaS
4 278 (5.07%) GCP
5 137 (2.50%) GitHub
6 132 (2.41%) Serverless
7 124 (2.26%) Office 365
8 99 (1.81%) PaaS
9 87 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 83 (1.52%) Power Platform
11 63 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
12 58 (1.06%) IaaS
13 57 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
14 56 (1.02%) Amazon S3
15 50 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
16 41 (0.75%) npm
17 34 (0.62%) OpenShift
18 32 (0.58%) Heroku
19 29 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 27 (0.49%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 77 (1.41%) Firewall
2 53 (0.97%) DNS
3 50 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 43 (0.78%) Internet
5 41 (0.75%) HTTP
6 32 (0.58%) DHCP
7 24 (0.44%) LAN
8 23 (0.42%) VPN
8 23 (0.42%) WAN
9 21 (0.38%) SAN
10 17 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
11 13 (0.24%) SSL
12 12 (0.22%) VLAN
13 11 (0.20%) Wireless
14 10 (0.18%) Network Security
15 6 (0.11%) Ethernet
15 6 (0.11%) IPFS
15 6 (0.11%) IPsec
16 5 (0.091%) FTP
16 5 (0.091%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 484 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 269 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
3 252 (4.60%) Relational Database
4 238 (4.34%) MySQL
5 222 (4.05%) Big Data
6 204 (3.72%) NoSQL
7 148 (2.70%) MongoDB
8 126 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
9 125 (2.28%) Hadoop
10 111 (2.03%) Blockchain
11 82 (1.50%) Power BI
12 79 (1.44%) Redis
13 63 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
14 61 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 58 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 52 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
17 50 (0.91%) Looker
18 46 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
19 44 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 41 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 516 (9.42%) Git (software)
2 320 (5.84%) Jenkins
3 264 (4.82%) JIRA
4 201 (3.67%) Selenium
5 93 (1.70%) webpack
6 83 (1.52%) Maven
7 80 (1.46%) Jasmine
8 76 (1.39%) Cucumber
9 75 (1.37%) TeamCity
10 58 (1.06%) CircleCI
11 52 (0.95%) gulp
11 52 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
11 52 (0.95%) WebDriver
12 48 (0.88%) Bitbucket
12 48 (0.88%) JUnit
13 45 (0.82%) Postman
14 44 (0.80%) SpecFlow
15 41 (0.75%) Visual Studio
16 40 (0.73%) Gradle
17 36 (0.66%) Cypress.io
General
1 2,422 (44.21%) Finance
2 844 (15.41%) Banking
3 231 (4.22%) Marketing
4 143 (2.61%) Retail
5 114 (2.08%) Financial Institution
5 114 (2.08%) Games
6 96 (1.75%) Front Office
7 81 (1.48%) Advertising
8 67 (1.22%) Investment Banking
9 45 (0.82%) Retail Banking
10 38 (0.69%) Legal
11 34 (0.62%) Telecoms
12 33 (0.60%) Law
13 32 (0.58%) Back Office
14 23 (0.42%) Spanish Language
15 22 (0.40%) Public Sector
16 20 (0.37%) Manufacturing
17 18 (0.33%) French Language
17 18 (0.33%) German Language
17 18 (0.33%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 2,207 (40.29%) Developer
2 625 (11.41%) Senior Developer
3 512 (9.35%) Java Developer
4 402 (7.34%) Analyst
5 381 (6.96%) C# Developer
6 311 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
7 305 (5.57%) .NET Developer
8 299 (5.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 289 (5.28%) Software Engineer
10 235 (4.29%) Junior
11 224 (4.09%) Python Developer
12 203 (3.71%) Architect
13 180 (3.29%) React Developer
14 173 (3.16%) Business Analyst
15 163 (2.98%) C# .NET Developer
16 162 (2.96%) Full Stack Developer
17 157 (2.87%) Junior Developer
18 154 (2.81%) Java Engineer
19 148 (2.70%) Java Developer - Fintech
19 148 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 861 (15.72%) .NET
2 705 (12.87%) AngularJS
3 681 (12.43%) HTML
4 632 (11.54%) CSS
5 581 (10.61%) React
6 451 (8.23%) REST
7 419 (7.65%) Spring
8 408 (7.45%) RESTful
9 337 (6.15%) Web Services
10 317 (5.79%) Node.js
11 312 (5.70%) ASP.NET
12 300 (5.48%) .NET Core
13 252 (4.60%) Spring Boot
14 229 (4.18%) HTML5
15 211 (3.85%) Kafka
16 200 (3.65%) ASP.NET Web API
17 194 (3.54%) Vue.js
18 184 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC
19 180 (3.29%) Sass
20 176 (3.21%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 456 (8.32%) User Experience
2 408 (7.45%) Greenfield Project
3 349 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
4 303 (5.53%) Mobile App
5 177 (3.23%) Hedge funds
6 149 (2.72%) Algorithms
7 118 (2.15%) Data Structures
8 107 (1.95%) Derivative
9 91 (1.66%) Data Centre
9 91 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
10 90 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
11 82 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 78 (1.42%) Cloud Native
13 63 (1.15%) Public Cloud
14 53 (0.97%) Fixed Income
15 39 (0.71%) Management Information System
16 38 (0.69%) Equities
17 33 (0.60%) Virtual Team
18 32 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
19 30 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 622 (11.35%) Linux
2 322 (5.88%) Windows
3 206 (3.76%) Android
4 191 (3.49%) Apple iOS
5 137 (2.50%) Unix
6 104 (1.90%) Windows Server
7 78 (1.42%) Mac OS X
8 63 (1.15%) CentOS
9 42 (0.77%) Windows 10
10 33 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (0.49%) Mac OS
11 27 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (0.44%) Ubuntu
13 18 (0.33%) Windows 7
14 17 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (0.27%) Fedora
16 12 (0.22%) Debian
17 11 (0.20%) Solaris
18 8 (0.15%) VMS
19 2 (0.037%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,147 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
2 949 (17.32%) DevOps
3 821 (14.99%) Software Engineering
4 744 (13.58%) Scrum
5 696 (12.71%) Microservices
6 613 (11.19%) TDD
7 511 (9.33%) Computer Science
8 446 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
9 408 (7.45%) Front End Development
10 404 (7.37%) Test Automation
11 388 (7.08%) MVC
12 324 (5.91%) Analytics
13 296 (5.40%) Continuous Integration
14 277 (5.06%) OO
15 276 (5.04%) Web Development
16 264 (4.82%) Kanban
17 254 (4.64%) SDLC
18 250 (4.56%) Mentoring
19 236 (4.31%) Machine Learning
20 233 (4.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1,325 (24.19%) Java
2 1,196 (21.83%) JavaScript
3 1,079 (19.70%) Python
4 1,016 (18.55%) SQL
5 993 (18.13%) C#
6 328 (5.99%) TypeScript
7 230 (4.20%) Java 8
8 220 (4.02%) Ruby
9 203 (3.71%) PHP
10 199 (3.63%) Kotlin
11 196 (3.58%) Bash Shell
11 196 (3.58%) PowerShell
12 162 (2.96%) C++
13 131 (2.39%) Go
14 120 (2.19%) Scala
15 115 (2.10%) T-SQL
16 101 (1.84%) R
17 98 (1.79%) Apple Swift
18 91 (1.66%) ES6
19 83 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 574 (10.48%) Degree
2 209 (3.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (0.75%) PhD
4 39 (0.71%) CISSP
5 37 (0.68%) Master's Degree
6 29 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
7 25 (0.46%) ISTQB
8 21 (0.38%) CISM
9 17 (0.31%) ISEB
9 17 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
10 16 (0.29%) AWS Certification
10 16 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (0.27%) OSCP
12 13 (0.24%) CREST Certified
13 12 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.20%) OSCE
14 11 (0.20%) PMI Certification
14 11 (0.20%) SANS
15 10 (0.18%) CEH
15 10 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 348 (6.35%) QA
2 56 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 31 (0.57%) Data Quality
5 21 (0.38%) SLA
6 20 (0.37%) PMO
7 18 (0.33%) PSD2
8 15 (0.27%) GDPR
9 12 (0.22%) MiFID
10 11 (0.20%) SEPA
11 8 (0.15%) ISO 20022
12 7 (0.13%) COBIT
12 7 (0.13%) ISO 15022
12 7 (0.13%) NIST
12 7 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.091%) EMIR
14 3 (0.055%) Actionable Recommendations
14 3 (0.055%) Cyber Essentials
14 3 (0.055%) Dodd-Frank
15 2 (0.037%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 869 (15.86%) Docker
2 131 (2.39%) Active Directory
3 61 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.24%) vSphere
6 12 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (0.13%) Xen
9 6 (0.11%) OpenSSH
9 6 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.073%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 4 (0.073%) HDFS
10 4 (0.073%) OpenAM
10 4 (0.073%) OpenDJ
10 4 (0.073%) OpenIDM
10 4 (0.073%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.055%) NFS
11 3 (0.055%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.037%) KVM
Systems Management
1 632 (11.54%) Kubernetes
2 317 (5.79%) Terraform
3 244 (4.45%) Ansible
4 117 (2.14%) Puppet
5 95 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
6 75 (1.37%) Mesos
7 42 (0.77%) Marathon
8 39 (0.71%) Packer
9 30 (0.55%) SCCM
10 28 (0.51%) Salt
11 26 (0.47%) Grafana
11 26 (0.47%) Kibana
12 19 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
13 18 (0.33%) Prometheus
14 15 (0.27%) Nagios
15 14 (0.26%) SCVMM
16 10 (0.18%) Matomo
17 8 (0.15%) Red Hat Satellite
17 8 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
18 7 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 528 (9.64%) Microsoft
2 193 (3.52%) Google
3 154 (2.81%) Oracle
4 144 (2.63%) WorldPay
5 97 (1.77%) FIS
6 87 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
7 81 (1.48%) VMware
8 80 (1.46%) Tableau
9 67 (1.22%) Red Hat
10 55 (1.00%) Adobe
11 49 (0.89%) Splunk
12 44 (0.80%) Atlassian
13 41 (0.75%) Cisco
14 36 (0.66%) Apple
15 27 (0.49%) Informatica
15 27 (0.49%) TOWER Software
16 24 (0.44%) SAP
17 23 (0.42%) Zend
18 21 (0.38%) Bloomberg
19 20 (0.37%) Reuters