Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 154 274
Rank change year-on-year +66 +120 +277
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 6,009 4,067 2,558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.42% 2.29% 1.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.86% 5.26% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5,014 3,552 2,142
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 76,456 77,275 88,880
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.48% 43.51% 43.72%
Number of salaries quoted 59,056 60,463 72,181
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% -2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 2018. 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 +65 5,777 £62,500 +4.17% 709
London +40 4,567 £65,000 - 544
UK excluding London +67 1,378 £50,000 +11.11% 198
South East +41 350 £50,000 - 31
North of England +56 280 £45,000 +2.86% 58
East of England +53 223 £67,500 +50.00% 16
North West +116 206 £45,000 - 37
Midlands +27 186 £52,500 +8.25% 27
South West +105 169 £45,000 - 33
West Midlands +42 113 £55,000 +13.40% 19
Scotland +32 111 £52,500 +31.25% 18
East Midlands -8 73 £47,500 - 8
Yorkshire -43 64 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Wales +28 61 £47,500 +5.56% 7
North East -14 10 £50,000 +66.67% 2
Northern Ireland -2 1 £45,000 +76.47% 8

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 3,263 (54.30%) Finance
2 2,550 (42.44%) Agile Software Development
3 1,811 (30.14%) Java
4 1,366 (22.73%) SQL
5 1,259 (20.95%) JavaScript
6 1,121 (18.66%) C#
7 1,049 (17.46%) Python
8 991 (16.49%) .NET
9 936 (15.58%) HTML
10 910 (15.14%) Amazon AWS
11 909 (15.13%) AngularJS
12 896 (14.91%) Banking
13 890 (14.81%) TDD
14 873 (14.53%) CSS
15 814 (13.55%) Linux
16 811 (13.50%) Scrum
17 809 (13.46%) Degree
18 782 (13.01%) SQL Server
19 752 (12.51%) DevOps
20 717 (11.93%) Software Engineering
21 670 (11.15%) Test Automation
22 656 (10.92%) Microservices
23 632 (10.52%) MVC
24 602 (10.02%) Microsoft Azure
25 584 (9.72%) Git (software)
26 569 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
27 566 (9.42%) Docker
28 531 (8.84%) Spring
29 510 (8.49%) ASP.NET
30 508 (8.45%) 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
1 161 (2.68%) Apache Spark
2 108 (1.80%) Apache
3 96 (1.60%) Confluence
4 83 (1.38%) Tomcat
5 81 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
6 68 (1.13%) IIS
7 63 (1.05%) JBoss
8 53 (0.88%) Ethereum
9 49 (0.82%) CMS
10 46 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 39 (0.65%) WebLogic
12 32 (0.53%) NServiceBus
12 32 (0.53%) WebSphere
13 27 (0.45%) SAS
14 22 (0.37%) Apache Solr
15 21 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
16 18 (0.30%) OpenStack
17 17 (0.28%) SharePoint
17 17 (0.28%) WordPress
18 16 (0.27%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 110 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 80 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
3 45 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 30 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 28 (0.47%) Photoshop
6 27 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
7 21 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 20 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 10 (0.17%) InVision
11 9 (0.15%) Chatbot
12 6 (0.100%) SPSS
13 4 (0.067%) Mingle
14 3 (0.050%) Stata
15 2 (0.033%) InDesign
15 2 (0.033%) RoboHelp
16 1 (0.017%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 49 (0.82%) Payment Gateway
2 31 (0.52%) Distributed Ledger
3 27 (0.45%) Ripple
4 17 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.083%) Siebel CRM
7 4 (0.067%) Advent Geneva
7 4 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.067%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.067%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 4 (0.067%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.067%) Sentinel
7 4 (0.067%) Tradar
8 3 (0.050%) BASE24
8 3 (0.050%) Magento
8 3 (0.050%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.050%) RMDS
8 3 (0.050%) Summit
8 3 (0.050%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 910 (15.14%) Amazon AWS
2 602 (10.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 240 (3.99%) SaaS
4 154 (2.56%) GitHub
5 101 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
6 77 (1.28%) Serverless
7 61 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
8 58 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
9 56 (0.93%) OpenShift
10 53 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
10 53 (0.88%) Office 365
11 49 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
12 42 (0.70%) PaaS
13 38 (0.63%) Amazon S3
14 35 (0.58%) IaaS
15 23 (0.38%) Slack
16 22 (0.37%) Trello
17 21 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
18 18 (0.30%) CloudFront
18 18 (0.30%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 139 (2.31%) Firewall
2 68 (1.13%) TCP/IP
3 67 (1.11%) DNS
3 67 (1.11%) Internet
4 61 (1.02%) HTTP
5 55 (0.92%) Network Security
6 37 (0.62%) BGP
6 37 (0.62%) VPN
7 31 (0.52%) Multicast
8 27 (0.45%) FIX Connectivity
8 27 (0.45%) OSPF
9 25 (0.42%) LAN
9 25 (0.42%) VLAN
10 24 (0.40%) DHCP
11 23 (0.38%) AMQP
11 23 (0.38%) NFC
12 22 (0.37%) WAN
13 20 (0.33%) EIGRP
14 18 (0.30%) Value-Added Service
15 17 (0.28%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 782 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 368 (6.12%) NoSQL
3 341 (5.67%) MongoDB
4 337 (5.61%) Big Data
5 328 (5.46%) Blockchain
6 321 (5.34%) MySQL
7 248 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
8 244 (4.06%) Relational Database
9 205 (3.41%) Hadoop
10 183 (3.05%) SQL Server 2016
11 127 (2.11%) RDBMS
12 119 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 110 (1.83%) RavenDB
14 103 (1.71%) Apache Hive
14 103 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
15 97 (1.61%) Redis
16 96 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 79 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
18 65 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 63 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 584 (9.72%) Git (software)
2 334 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 308 (5.13%) JIRA
4 282 (4.69%) Selenium
5 182 (3.03%) Cucumber
6 171 (2.85%) Maven
7 122 (2.03%) Octopus Deploy
8 117 (1.95%) JUnit
8 117 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 108 (1.80%) TeamCity
10 100 (1.66%) WebDriver
11 99 (1.65%) Gradle
12 83 (1.38%) Visual Studio
13 76 (1.26%) SpecFlow
14 73 (1.21%) Subversion
15 68 (1.13%) Appium
16 60 (1.00%) Xcode
17 53 (0.88%) NUnit
18 51 (0.85%) gulp
19 45 (0.75%) webpack
General
1 3,263 (54.30%) Finance
2 896 (14.91%) Banking
3 228 (3.79%) Investment Banking
4 177 (2.95%) Retail
5 170 (2.83%) Marketing
6 143 (2.38%) Financial Institution
7 130 (2.16%) Advertising
8 110 (1.83%) Games
9 108 (1.80%) Retail Banking
10 104 (1.73%) Front Office
11 96 (1.60%) Telecoms
12 77 (1.28%) Law
13 72 (1.20%) Back Office
14 68 (1.13%) Legal
15 40 (0.67%) Electronics
16 31 (0.52%) Publishing
17 25 (0.42%) Manufacturing
18 18 (0.30%) Prime Brokerage
19 14 (0.23%) Private Banking
20 13 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2,665 (44.35%) Developer
2 773 (12.86%) Java Developer
3 575 (9.57%) Senior Developer
4 477 (7.94%) .NET Developer
5 473 (7.87%) Analyst
6 342 (5.69%) C# Developer
7 298 (4.96%) Java Developer - Fintech
8 245 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
9 240 (3.99%) Software Engineer
10 227 (3.78%) DevOps Engineer
11 199 (3.31%) Architect
12 194 (3.23%) .NET Developer - Fintech
12 194 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 191 (3.18%) C# .NET Developer
13 191 (3.18%) Consultant
14 190 (3.16%) JavaScript Developer
15 177 (2.95%) Full Stack Developer
16 163 (2.71%) Project Manager
17 155 (2.58%) Business Analyst
18 148 (2.46%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 991 (16.49%) .NET
2 936 (15.58%) HTML
3 909 (15.13%) AngularJS
4 873 (14.53%) CSS
5 531 (8.84%) Spring
6 510 (8.49%) ASP.NET
7 478 (7.95%) Web Services
8 465 (7.74%) React
9 423 (7.04%) HTML5
10 412 (6.86%) RESTful
11 385 (6.41%) jQuery
12 366 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC
13 360 (5.99%) .NET Framework
14 351 (5.84%) Node.js
15 347 (5.77%) REST
16 321 (5.34%) CSS3
17 275 (4.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 210 (3.49%) XML
19 196 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
20 192 (3.20%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 569 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 508 (8.45%) Greenfield Project
3 486 (8.09%) Computer Science
4 400 (6.66%) User Experience
5 253 (4.21%) Hedge funds
6 222 (3.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 177 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
7 177 (2.95%) Mobile App
8 167 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
9 164 (2.73%) Algorithms
10 108 (1.80%) Fixed Income
11 83 (1.38%) Equities
12 78 (1.30%) Bitcoin
13 73 (1.21%) Derivative
14 70 (1.16%) Management Information System
15 69 (1.15%) Data Structures
16 67 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
17 61 (1.02%) Data Centre
18 57 (0.95%) Public Cloud
19 50 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 814 (13.55%) Linux
2 349 (5.81%) Windows
3 249 (4.14%) Unix
4 225 (3.74%) Android
5 201 (3.34%) Apple iOS
6 89 (1.48%) Windows Server
7 33 (0.55%) CentOS
7 33 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 29 (0.48%) Mac OS
9 21 (0.35%) Solaris
10 20 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (0.32%) Ubuntu
12 17 (0.28%) Windows 10
13 16 (0.27%) Debian
14 15 (0.25%) Mac OS X
15 14 (0.23%) Windows 7
15 14 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (0.20%) VMS
17 9 (0.15%) AIX
18 8 (0.13%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,550 (42.44%) Agile Software Development
2 890 (14.81%) TDD
3 811 (13.50%) Scrum
4 752 (12.51%) DevOps
5 717 (11.93%) Software Engineering
6 670 (11.15%) Test Automation
7 656 (10.92%) Microservices
8 632 (10.52%) MVC
9 494 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
10 448 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
11 400 (6.66%) Analytics
12 363 (6.04%) Machine Learning
13 333 (5.54%) Mentoring
14 328 (5.46%) BDD
15 322 (5.36%) Front End Development
16 319 (5.31%) OO
17 311 (5.18%) Project Management
18 310 (5.16%) Web Development
19 295 (4.91%) Mathematics
20 290 (4.83%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1,811 (30.14%) Java
2 1,366 (22.73%) SQL
3 1,259 (20.95%) JavaScript
4 1,121 (18.66%) C#
5 1,049 (17.46%) Python
6 338 (5.62%) Ruby
7 321 (5.34%) Java 8
8 303 (5.04%) C++
9 299 (4.98%) Scala
10 259 (4.31%) PHP
11 174 (2.90%) Bash Shell
12 166 (2.76%) TypeScript
13 162 (2.70%) T-SQL
14 146 (2.43%) PowerShell
15 141 (2.35%) C
16 135 (2.25%) R
17 134 (2.23%) Go
18 115 (1.91%) ES6
19 103 (1.71%) Perl
20 98 (1.63%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 809 (13.46%) Degree
2 184 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 90 (1.50%) CISSP
4 79 (1.31%) PhD
5 61 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
6 51 (0.85%) Master's Degree
7 39 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
8 36 (0.60%) PMP
9 35 (0.58%) PMI Certification
10 32 (0.53%) ISEB
10 32 (0.53%) ISTQB
11 30 (0.50%) CEH
12 28 (0.47%) CCNA
12 28 (0.47%) CISA
13 27 (0.45%) OSCP
14 24 (0.40%) CREST Certified
15 22 (0.37%) CISM
16 19 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 18 (0.30%) DBS Check
18 17 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 474 (7.89%) QA
2 157 (2.61%) PCI DSS
3 86 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (0.60%) GDPR
4 36 (0.60%) SLA
5 35 (0.58%) GCP
6 34 (0.57%) PSD2
7 31 (0.52%) Data Quality
7 31 (0.52%) MiFID
8 23 (0.38%) SEPA
9 15 (0.25%) PMO
10 11 (0.18%) COBIT
11 10 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
12 9 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
13 8 (0.13%) EMIR
14 7 (0.12%) BS7799
14 7 (0.12%) ISO 20022
14 7 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 6 (0.100%) ISO 9001
16 5 (0.083%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 566 (9.42%) Docker
2 103 (1.71%) Active Directory
3 65 (1.08%) HDFS
4 59 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.25%) Apache Flume
7 12 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (0.17%) iptables
8 10 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (0.13%) Xen
11 5 (0.083%) GridGain
11 5 (0.083%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.083%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.067%) Squid
12 4 (0.067%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.067%) XenServer
13 3 (0.050%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.033%) LXC
15 1 (0.017%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 287 (4.78%) Ansible
2 277 (4.61%) Kubernetes
3 194 (3.23%) Puppet
4 167 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
5 166 (2.76%) Terraform
6 38 (0.63%) Nagios
7 34 (0.57%) Salt
8 33 (0.55%) Nessus
8 33 (0.55%) Oozie
9 32 (0.53%) Packer
10 23 (0.38%) logstash
11 22 (0.37%) Ambari
12 18 (0.30%) Consul
12 18 (0.30%) Grafana
13 17 (0.28%) QRadar
13 17 (0.28%) ZABBIX
14 16 (0.27%) HockeyApp
15 15 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
16 14 (0.23%) Prometheus
16 14 (0.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 427 (7.11%) Microsoft
2 296 (4.93%) Oracle
3 288 (4.79%) WorldPay
4 176 (2.93%) Google
5 89 (1.48%) VMware
6 78 (1.30%) Cisco
7 76 (1.26%) Splunk
8 73 (1.21%) Tableau
9 67 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
10 60 (1.00%) Red Hat
11 44 (0.73%) Hortonworks
12 41 (0.68%) Qualys
12 41 (0.68%) SAP
13 39 (0.65%) Adobe
13 39 (0.65%) TIBCO
14 38 (0.63%) Zend
15 35 (0.58%) IBM
16 33 (0.55%) F5
17 32 (0.53%) Atlassian
18 31 (0.52%) Sybase