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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 288 601
Rank change year-on-year +130 +313  
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 1747 1150 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.04% 1.10% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.32% 2.68% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1519 902 345
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  

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 32862 42890 41924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.44% 41.01% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26484 34271 33122
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,093 £29,651 £27,500
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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +129 1690 £60,000 - 307
London +68 1387 £65,000 +8.33% 255
City of London +34 300 £62,500 +4.16% 88
South East +122 95 £52,000 +9.47% 9
East of England +38 59 £45,000 -10.00% 12
Yorkshire +68 48 £40,000 -30.43% 8
Surrey +79 42 £45,000 -5.26% 4
West Midlands +55 34 £52,500 -12.50% 5
Birmingham +42 27 £52,500 +68.00% 1
Scotland +21 26 £35,000 +14.75% 8
East Midlands +28 24 £47,500 -36.66% 5
South West +51 21 £45,000 -12.62%
Hertfordshire +26 21 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Edinburgh +6 21 £40,000 +31.14% 7
North West -8 21 £45,000 -10.00% 12
West Yorkshire +32 20 £40,000 -38.46% 3
Cambridgeshire -6 20 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Cambridge -9 19 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Berkshire +48 18 £65,000 +87.05%
Leeds +37 18 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Reading +45 15 £65,000 +128.07%
Wales +8 15 £45,000 +20.00%
Kent - 14 £35,000 - 2
South Wales +14 13 £46,250 +23.33%
Bristol +13 13 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 13 £47,500 - 1
Nottingham - 13 £47,500 - 1
Cheshire +11 11 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Cardiff +10 11 £45,000 +19.20%
Watford - 11 £56,250 - 1

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2048 (62.98%) Finance
2 1401 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
3 994 (30.57%) Java
4 774 (23.80%) JavaScript
5 747 (22.97%) SQL
6 712 (21.89%) Banking
7 708 (21.77%) C#
8 616 (18.94%) .NET
9 614 (18.88%) HTML
10 560 (17.22%) AngularJS
11 536 (16.48%) CSS
12 527 (16.21%) Degree
13 508 (15.62%) Python
14 464 (14.27%) TDD
15 455 (13.99%) Linux
16 434 (13.35%) SQL Server
17 426 (13.10%) Scrum
18 399 (12.27%) Computer Science
19 363 (11.16%) Software Engineering
20 357 (10.98%) MVC
21 328 (10.09%) Microsoft
22 319 (9.81%) HTML5
23 318 (9.78%) DevOps
24 297 (9.13%) ASP.NET
25 284 (8.73%) Amazon AWS
26 283 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
27 271 (8.33%) OO
28 247 (7.60%) Microsoft Azure
29 242 (7.44%) Analytics
29 242 (7.44%) MS Excel

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
1 104 (3.20%) Apache
2 88 (2.71%) Apache Spark
3 59 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
4 56 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 42 (1.29%) Confluence
6 38 (1.17%) IIS
7 23 (0.71%) JBoss
8 22 (0.68%) SAS
9 21 (0.65%) SharePoint
9 21 (0.65%) WebSphere
10 17 (0.52%) Skype for Business
11 15 (0.46%) CMS
12 12 (0.37%) MS Exchange
13 11 (0.34%) WebLogic
13 11 (0.34%) WordPress
14 10 (0.31%) Mule
15 8 (0.25%) Apache Pig
15 8 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
16 7 (0.22%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 242 (7.44%) MS Excel
2 50 (1.54%) MS Office
3 28 (0.86%) MS Project
4 17 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.22%) HipChat
8 7 (0.22%) SPSS
9 5 (0.15%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.12%) InVision
11 3 (0.092%) InDesign
12 2 (0.062%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.062%) Pixate
13 1 (0.031%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 22 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.40%) Summit
5 10 (0.31%) Sonata
5 10 (0.31%) Temenos T24
6 8 (0.25%) Finacle
7 4 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.12%) thinkFolio
8 3 (0.092%) Front Arena
8 3 (0.092%) HFM
8 3 (0.092%) Hyperion Planning
8 3 (0.092%) Kondor
8 3 (0.092%) Orchestrade
8 3 (0.092%) Unit4 Business World
9 2 (0.062%) Oracle TCA
10 1 (0.031%) Eze OMS
10 1 (0.031%) FINCAD Analytics
10 1 (0.031%) Magento
10 1 (0.031%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 284 (8.73%) Amazon AWS
2 247 (7.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 109 (3.35%) SaaS
4 58 (1.78%) GitHub
5 21 (0.65%) Office 365
6 19 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (0.52%) IaaS
8 15 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (0.43%) PaaS
10 12 (0.37%) Amazon S3
11 11 (0.34%) Google Play
12 9 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.22%) Heroku
14 6 (0.18%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.12%) Google App Engine
15 4 (0.12%) MailChimp
16 3 (0.092%) AWS CloudFormation
16 3 (0.092%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 81 (2.49%) Internet
2 37 (1.14%) Firewall
3 34 (1.05%) HTTP
3 34 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 30 (0.92%) SSL
5 27 (0.83%) WAN
6 25 (0.77%) LAN
6 25 (0.77%) Skype
7 24 (0.74%) DSL
8 21 (0.65%) Kerberos
9 17 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 14 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
12 12 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (0.37%) SAN
13 10 (0.31%) Network Security
13 10 (0.31%) VPN
13 10 (0.31%) Wireless
14 9 (0.28%) DNS
15 7 (0.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (13.35%) SQL Server
2 233 (7.16%) MySQL
3 180 (5.54%) Big Data
4 178 (5.47%) MongoDB
5 134 (4.12%) NoSQL
6 116 (3.57%) Relational Database
7 114 (3.51%) Blockchain
8 111 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
9 96 (2.95%) Hadoop
10 66 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
11 58 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 55 (1.69%) RavenDB
13 53 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
14 50 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 48 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
16 43 (1.32%) Redis
17 40 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
18 38 (1.17%) Oracle Database
19 36 (1.11%) RDBMS
20 34 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 199 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 195 (6.00%) JIRA
3 141 (4.34%) Selenium
4 108 (3.32%) Jenkins
5 71 (2.18%) Maven
6 62 (1.91%) TeamCity
7 59 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 54 (1.66%) Visual Studio
9 47 (1.45%) Gradle
9 47 (1.45%) Jasmine
10 41 (1.26%) Subversion
11 34 (1.05%) Grunt
11 34 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
12 32 (0.98%) NUnit
13 30 (0.92%) Cucumber
14 29 (0.89%) gulp
15 27 (0.83%) WebDriver
16 26 (0.80%) JUnit
17 25 (0.77%) Appium
18 22 (0.68%) JMeter
General
1 2048 (62.98%) Finance
2 712 (21.89%) Banking
3 231 (7.10%) Investment Banking
4 188 (5.78%) Financial Institution
5 109 (3.35%) Telecoms
6 96 (2.95%) Legal
7 95 (2.92%) Marketing
8 74 (2.28%) Games
9 73 (2.24%) Retail
10 58 (1.78%) Front Office
11 40 (1.23%) Back Office
12 24 (0.74%) Electronics
13 20 (0.62%) Manufacturing
14 18 (0.55%) Retail Banking
15 15 (0.46%) Advertising
15 15 (0.46%) Publishing
16 11 (0.34%) Billing
17 9 (0.28%) Automotive
18 7 (0.22%) Private Banking
18 7 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1514 (46.56%) Developer
2 443 (13.62%) Java Developer
3 316 (9.72%) .NET Developer
4 306 (9.41%) Analyst
5 283 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 219 (6.73%) Senior Developer
7 194 (5.97%) Junior
8 172 (5.29%) JavaScript Developer
9 148 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
10 139 (4.27%) Business Analyst
11 131 (4.03%) Project Manager
12 126 (3.87%) Software Engineer
13 121 (3.72%) Python Developer
14 118 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
15 113 (3.47%) Java Engineer
16 112 (3.44%) Consultant
17 111 (3.41%) Junior Developer
18 101 (3.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 100 (3.08%) Architect
20 90 (2.77%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 616 (18.94%) .NET
2 614 (18.88%) HTML
3 560 (17.22%) AngularJS
4 536 (16.48%) CSS
5 319 (9.81%) HTML5
6 297 (9.13%) ASP.NET
7 213 (6.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 193 (5.93%) React
8 193 (5.93%) XML
9 190 (5.84%) Node.js
10 188 (5.78%) CSS3
11 187 (5.75%) REST
12 185 (5.69%) jQuery
13 182 (5.60%) Web Services
14 172 (5.29%) Spring
15 167 (5.14%) .NET Framework
16 141 (4.34%) ASP.NET Web API
17 138 (4.24%) RESTful
18 121 (3.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 104 (3.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 399 (12.27%) Computer Science
2 283 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 169 (5.20%) User Experience
4 138 (4.24%) Hedge funds
5 85 (2.61%) Data Structures
6 82 (2.52%) Algorithms
7 76 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
8 75 (2.31%) Mobile App
9 70 (2.15%) Bitcoin
10 63 (1.94%) Mobile Payment
11 62 (1.91%) Data Centre
11 62 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 57 (1.75%) Equities
13 36 (1.11%) Derivative
14 31 (0.95%) Fixed Income
15 30 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
16 28 (0.86%) Online Banking
17 26 (0.80%) Client/Server
18 20 (0.62%) Wiki
19 18 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 455 (13.99%) Linux
2 227 (6.98%) Windows
3 163 (5.01%) Unix
4 68 (2.09%) Android
4 68 (2.09%) Apple iOS
5 56 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 45 (1.38%) Windows Server
7 44 (1.35%) CentOS
8 34 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (0.58%) Ubuntu
11 14 (0.43%) Solaris
12 10 (0.31%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.25%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.12%) Debian
14 4 (0.12%) SUSE
15 2 (0.062%) AIX
15 2 (0.062%) VMS
15 2 (0.062%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.062%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1401 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 464 (14.27%) TDD
3 426 (13.10%) Scrum
4 363 (11.16%) Software Engineering
5 357 (10.98%) MVC
6 318 (9.78%) DevOps
7 271 (8.33%) OO
8 242 (7.44%) Analytics
9 238 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
10 220 (6.77%) Mentoring
11 182 (5.60%) Multithreading
12 180 (5.54%) BDD
13 170 (5.23%) SDLC
14 167 (5.14%) OOP
15 165 (5.07%) Microservices
16 158 (4.86%) Project Management
17 157 (4.83%) Mathematics
18 152 (4.67%) Wealth Management
19 149 (4.58%) E-Commerce
20 146 (4.49%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 994 (30.57%) Java
2 774 (23.80%) JavaScript
3 747 (22.97%) SQL
4 708 (21.77%) C#
5 508 (15.62%) Python
6 225 (6.92%) C++
7 176 (5.41%) Perl
8 164 (5.04%) Scala
9 156 (4.80%) PHP
10 119 (3.66%) Ruby
11 108 (3.32%) Bash Shell
12 79 (2.43%) PowerShell
13 77 (2.37%) T-SQL
14 73 (2.24%) C
14 73 (2.24%) PL/SQL
15 58 (1.78%) Go
16 55 (1.69%) Groovy
17 46 (1.41%) F#
18 45 (1.38%) Haskell
19 39 (1.20%) R
Qualifications
1 527 (16.21%) Degree
2 59 (1.81%) PhD
3 43 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (0.86%) CISSP
6 26 (0.80%) CISM
7 24 (0.74%) CCNP
8 21 (0.65%) CISA
9 19 (0.58%) ISEB
9 19 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 17 (0.52%) PMP
11 16 (0.49%) PMI Certification
12 13 (0.40%) AWS Certification
12 13 (0.40%) ISTQB
13 12 (0.37%) MCSE
14 8 (0.25%) ISSAP
14 8 (0.25%) MBA
14 8 (0.25%) MCP
15 7 (0.22%) CCNA
15 7 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (6.98%) QA
2 40 (1.23%) MiFID
3 38 (1.17%) PMO
4 32 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 27 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (0.68%) Data Quality
7 16 (0.49%) EMIR
8 11 (0.34%) SEPA
9 9 (0.28%) ISO27002
9 9 (0.28%) SLA
10 8 (0.25%) SDET
11 6 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
11 6 (0.18%) ISO 8583
12 5 (0.15%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.092%) Basel III
14 3 (0.092%) COBIT
14 3 (0.092%) GCP
15 2 (0.062%) ISO22301
15 2 (0.062%) Section 508
System Software
1 127 (3.91%) Docker
2 49 (1.51%) Active Directory
3 24 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 14 (0.43%) HDFS
7 10 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.28%) etcd
8 9 (0.28%) vSphere
9 8 (0.25%) Apache Flume
10 6 (0.18%) Firmware
11 5 (0.15%) Shibboleth
12 4 (0.12%) VMware ESX
12 4 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.092%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.062%) KVM
14 2 (0.062%) NFS
14 2 (0.062%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 2 (0.062%) Xen
15 1 (0.031%) Squid
Systems Management
1 103 (3.17%) Puppet
2 73 (2.24%) Ansible
3 63 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (1.26%) Kubernetes
5 36 (1.11%) Terraform
6 15 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 12 (0.37%) Nagios
8 9 (0.28%) Consul
8 9 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (0.25%) Salt
9 8 (0.25%) SCCM
10 6 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
10 6 (0.18%) Graphite
10 6 (0.18%) Riemann
11 5 (0.15%) Mesos
12 4 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
13 3 (0.092%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.092%) Icinga
13 3 (0.092%) logstash
13 3 (0.092%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 328 (10.09%) Microsoft
2 220 (6.77%) Oracle
3 69 (2.12%) Red Hat
4 62 (1.91%) Google
5 58 (1.78%) VMware
6 43 (1.32%) Cisco
6 43 (1.32%) Twitter
7 39 (1.20%) Sybase
8 38 (1.17%) Splunk
9 28 (0.86%) Tableau
10 26 (0.80%) SAP
11 25 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
12 23 (0.71%) Atlassian
13 21 (0.65%) F5
14 18 (0.55%) AppDynamics
14 18 (0.55%) IBM
15 17 (0.52%) Adobe
15 17 (0.52%) New Relic
15 17 (0.52%) TIBCO
16 15 (0.46%) Citrix
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Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gravesend, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
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North London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + share options
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum
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City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum bonus, healthcare, pension, life ass
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
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Salary: £85000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
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Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
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South West London
AB Recruit
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
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East London
AB Recruit
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
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London
AdRoc Group
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum +Benefits
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London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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London
Premier Media
Salary: £35000 - £650000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: €50000 - €60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + share options+bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
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Manchester, Lancashire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
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London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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West London
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Posted: Yesterday