Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 81 131
Rank change year-on-year +16 +50 +105
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 5,584 5,925 4,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.19% 3.71% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.56% 4.04% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4,798 5,070 4,013
UK median annual salary £65,000 £63,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -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 122,512 146,762 165,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.03% 92.00% 92.26%
Number of salaries quoted 97,069 116,207 131,472
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,650 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +13 5,236 £65,000 - 961
London +7 4,005 £70,000 - 711
UK excluding London +23 1,528 £50,000 - 297
South East +2 433 £55,000 +15.79% 97
North of England +20 299 £52,500 +5.00% 70
South West +49 237 £42,500 +6.25% 28
North West 0 212 £55,000 - 55
Scotland +9 181 £52,500 +10.53% 25
Midlands +75 165 £42,500 -15.00% 39
West Midlands +84 113 £42,500 -19.05% 19
East of England +9 102 £58,750 -2.08% 16
Wales +9 90 £42,500 -15.00% 18
Yorkshire +24 79 £50,000 +13.64% 10
East Midlands +1 52 £42,500 -15.00% 20
Northern Ireland +20 29 £60,000 +20.00% 4
North East +16 8 £35,399 -5.60% 5

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 2,469 (44.22%) Finance
2 2,234 (40.01%) Agile Software Development
3 1,393 (24.95%) Java
4 1,203 (21.54%) JavaScript
5 1,128 (20.20%) SQL
6 1,108 (19.84%) Python
7 1,102 (19.73%) AWS
8 1,029 (18.43%) C#
9 968 (17.34%) DevOps
10 944 (16.91%) Banking
11 896 (16.05%) .NET
12 832 (14.90%) Software Engineering
13 810 (14.51%) Docker
14 757 (13.56%) Microservices
15 755 (13.52%) Scrum
16 745 (13.34%) Azure
17 707 (12.66%) HTML
18 682 (12.21%) AngularJS
19 670 (12.00%) Linux
20 666 (11.93%) Degree
21 638 (11.43%) CSS
22 604 (10.82%) SQL Server
23 603 (10.80%) Computer Science
24 593 (10.62%) TDD
25 562 (10.06%) Kubernetes
26 559 (10.01%) Microsoft
27 509 (9.12%) React
28 493 (8.83%) Git (software)
29 455 (8.15%) Greenfield Project
30 448 (8.02%) Problem-Solving

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
1 156 (2.79%) Apache Spark
2 107 (1.92%) Apache
3 99 (1.77%) Confluence
4 91 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
5 77 (1.38%) IIS
6 68 (1.22%) Tomcat
7 48 (0.86%) nginx
8 33 (0.59%) WebSphere
9 28 (0.50%) CMS
10 22 (0.39%) SharePoint
10 22 (0.39%) WebLogic
11 20 (0.36%) JBoss
11 20 (0.36%) OpenStack
12 17 (0.30%) Ethereum
12 17 (0.30%) SAS
13 16 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
14 13 (0.23%) Apache Solr
14 13 (0.23%) Hyperledger
15 12 (0.21%) MS Exchange
16 10 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 136 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 92 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 55 (0.98%) Sketch
4 41 (0.73%) InVision
5 23 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 15 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 13 (0.23%) Zeplin
8 12 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (0.16%) Chatbot
10 8 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.072%) Adobe After Effects
11 4 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.054%) InDesign
12 3 (0.054%) Microsoft Project
13 1 (0.018%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.018%) Figma
13 1 (0.018%) Marvel
13 1 (0.018%) SPSS
13 1 (0.018%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 32 (0.57%) Distributed Ledger
2 24 (0.43%) NetSuite
3 21 (0.38%) R3 Corda
3 21 (0.38%) thinkFolio
4 13 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (0.16%) Magento
6 8 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
7 7 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
7 7 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
8 5 (0.090%) Temenos T24
9 4 (0.072%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 4 (0.072%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.054%) assyst
10 3 (0.054%) Cognos TM1
10 3 (0.054%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.054%) HFM
10 3 (0.054%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.036%) SAP Business One
12 1 (0.018%) ION MarketView
12 1 (0.018%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,102 (19.73%) AWS
2 745 (13.34%) Azure
3 337 (6.04%) SaaS
4 273 (4.89%) GCP
5 132 (2.36%) Office 365
6 124 (2.22%) GitHub
7 123 (2.20%) Serverless
8 122 (2.18%) Power Platform
9 91 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
10 82 (1.47%) PaaS
11 60 (1.07%) IaaS
12 58 (1.04%) Amazon S3
12 58 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
13 56 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
14 35 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
15 30 (0.54%) npm
16 26 (0.47%) Firebase
16 26 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 25 (0.45%) Amazon ECS
17 25 (0.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 95 (1.70%) Firewall
2 69 (1.24%) DNS
3 65 (1.16%) HTTP
4 54 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 39 (0.70%) Internet
6 34 (0.61%) VPN
7 32 (0.57%) LAN
8 25 (0.45%) SSL
8 25 (0.45%) WAN
9 24 (0.43%) DHCP
10 17 (0.30%) SAN
11 15 (0.27%) Network Security
12 14 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
13 12 (0.21%) IPFS
14 11 (0.20%) Wireless
15 10 (0.18%) Skype
16 9 (0.16%) DSL
16 9 (0.16%) VLAN
17 8 (0.14%) Ethernet
17 8 (0.14%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 604 (10.82%) SQL Server
2 262 (4.69%) Relational Database
3 249 (4.46%) PostgreSQL
4 245 (4.39%) MySQL
5 237 (4.24%) Big Data
6 213 (3.81%) NoSQL
7 141 (2.53%) Blockchain
8 134 (2.40%) MongoDB
9 132 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
10 122 (2.18%) Power BI
11 112 (2.01%) Hadoop
12 101 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 80 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 76 (1.36%) Redis
15 61 (1.09%) RDBMS
16 58 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 52 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
18 49 (0.88%) Looker
19 48 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 46 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 493 (8.83%) Git (software)
2 348 (6.23%) Jenkins
3 303 (5.43%) JIRA
4 183 (3.28%) Selenium
5 88 (1.58%) Maven
6 86 (1.54%) Cucumber
7 78 (1.40%) TeamCity
7 78 (1.40%) webpack
8 77 (1.38%) JUnit
9 62 (1.11%) Bitbucket
10 59 (1.06%) Jasmine
11 58 (1.04%) WebDriver
12 49 (0.88%) Visual Studio
13 46 (0.82%) Gradle
14 43 (0.77%) GitLab
15 39 (0.70%) CircleCI
15 39 (0.70%) Postman
16 38 (0.68%) Cypress.io
16 38 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
17 35 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 2,469 (44.22%) Finance
2 944 (16.91%) Banking
3 237 (4.24%) Marketing
4 194 (3.47%) Retail
5 112 (2.01%) Front Office
6 102 (1.83%) Financial Institution
7 98 (1.76%) Games
8 85 (1.52%) Advertising
9 69 (1.24%) Investment Banking
10 48 (0.86%) Legal
11 45 (0.81%) Back Office
11 45 (0.81%) Telecoms
12 43 (0.77%) Law
13 38 (0.68%) Retail Banking
14 31 (0.56%) French Language
15 30 (0.54%) Spanish Language
16 26 (0.47%) Manufacturing
17 25 (0.45%) German Language
18 24 (0.43%) Italian Language
19 18 (0.32%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2,282 (40.87%) Developer
2 595 (10.66%) Senior Developer
3 568 (10.17%) Java Developer
4 441 (7.90%) Analyst
5 394 (7.06%) C# Developer
6 333 (5.96%) .NET Developer
7 317 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
8 293 (5.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 256 (4.58%) Software Engineer
10 216 (3.87%) Junior
11 212 (3.80%) Python Developer
12 185 (3.31%) Architect
13 178 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
13 178 (3.19%) Java Developer - Fintech
14 166 (2.97%) Business Analyst
15 161 (2.88%) Junior Developer
16 159 (2.85%) Full Stack Developer
17 157 (2.81%) Senior Java Developer
18 155 (2.78%) JavaScript Developer
18 155 (2.78%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 896 (16.05%) .NET
2 707 (12.66%) HTML
3 682 (12.21%) AngularJS
4 638 (11.43%) CSS
5 509 (9.12%) React
6 422 (7.56%) Spring
7 415 (7.43%) REST
8 365 (6.54%) ASP.NET
9 339 (6.07%) RESTful
10 334 (5.98%) Web Services
11 298 (5.34%) Node.js
12 291 (5.21%) .NET Core
13 256 (4.58%) Spring Boot
14 248 (4.44%) HTML5
15 210 (3.76%) ASP.NET MVC
16 202 (3.62%) Kafka
17 193 (3.46%) jQuery
18 191 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
19 188 (3.37%) Vue.js
20 176 (3.15%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 455 (8.15%) Greenfield Project
2 424 (7.59%) User Experience
3 362 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
4 279 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 228 (4.08%) Hedge funds
6 170 (3.04%) Algorithms
7 140 (2.51%) Data Centre
8 114 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
9 109 (1.95%) Derivative
10 107 (1.92%) Data Structures
11 90 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 82 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
13 75 (1.34%) Fixed Income
14 68 (1.22%) Cloud Native
15 61 (1.09%) Virtual Team
16 55 (0.98%) Public Cloud
17 52 (0.93%) Management Information System
18 50 (0.90%) Equities
19 45 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
20 29 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 670 (12.00%) Linux
2 407 (7.29%) Windows
3 226 (4.05%) Android
4 181 (3.24%) Apple iOS
5 164 (2.94%) Unix
6 133 (2.38%) Windows Server
7 61 (1.09%) Windows 10
8 52 (0.93%) CentOS
9 48 (0.86%) Mac OS X
10 40 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (0.63%) Windows 7
12 30 (0.54%) Mac OS
13 28 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 21 (0.38%) Ubuntu
15 13 (0.23%) Solaris
15 13 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (0.16%) Debian
17 8 (0.14%) VMS
18 6 (0.11%) Fedora
19 2 (0.036%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,234 (40.01%) Agile Software Development
2 968 (17.34%) DevOps
3 832 (14.90%) Software Engineering
4 757 (13.56%) Microservices
5 755 (13.52%) Scrum
6 603 (10.80%) Computer Science
7 593 (10.62%) TDD
8 448 (8.02%) Problem-Solving
9 415 (7.43%) Test Automation
10 409 (7.32%) Front End Development
11 385 (6.89%) MVC
12 352 (6.30%) Analytics
13 315 (5.64%) Mentoring
14 314 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
15 290 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
16 282 (5.05%) Mathematics
17 269 (4.82%) Web Development
18 268 (4.80%) SDLC
19 260 (4.66%) OO
20 255 (4.57%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1,393 (24.95%) Java
2 1,203 (21.54%) JavaScript
3 1,128 (20.20%) SQL
4 1,108 (19.84%) Python
5 1,029 (18.43%) C#
6 279 (5.00%) TypeScript
7 271 (4.85%) Bash Shell
8 240 (4.30%) Java 8
9 206 (3.69%) Kotlin
10 200 (3.58%) Ruby
11 199 (3.56%) PowerShell
12 194 (3.47%) PHP
13 178 (3.19%) C++
14 152 (2.72%) T-SQL
15 128 (2.29%) ES6
15 128 (2.29%) Scala
16 123 (2.20%) Go
17 119 (2.13%) R
18 95 (1.70%) Perl
19 89 (1.59%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 666 (11.93%) Degree
2 231 (4.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 59 (1.06%) CISSP
4 44 (0.79%) Master's Degree
5 42 (0.75%) CISM
6 41 (0.73%) PhD
7 37 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
8 24 (0.43%) ISTQB
9 18 (0.32%) ISEB
10 15 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (0.23%) AWS Certification
11 13 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (0.21%) PMP
13 10 (0.18%) OSCP
14 9 (0.16%) MBA
14 9 (0.16%) PMI Certification
15 8 (0.14%) CEH
15 8 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
16 7 (0.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 331 (5.93%) QA
2 57 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 39 (0.70%) PCI DSS
5 26 (0.47%) PMO
6 22 (0.39%) SLA
7 17 (0.30%) GDPR
7 17 (0.30%) PSD2
8 14 (0.25%) MiFID
9 9 (0.16%) NIST
10 8 (0.14%) SEPA
11 7 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
12 6 (0.11%) COBIT
13 5 (0.090%) EMIR
14 4 (0.072%) Dodd-Frank
15 3 (0.054%) Cyber Essentials
16 2 (0.036%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 1 (0.018%) Basel III
17 1 (0.018%) COSO
17 1 (0.018%) GAAP
System Software
1 810 (14.51%) Docker
2 148 (2.65%) Active Directory
3 73 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.32%) vSphere
6 13 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (0.23%) Xen
7 11 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
8 9 (0.16%) NFS
8 9 (0.16%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 7 (0.13%) OpenSSH
10 6 (0.11%) KVM
11 5 (0.090%) OpenAM
12 4 (0.072%) HDFS
12 4 (0.072%) OpenDJ
12 4 (0.072%) OpenIDM
12 4 (0.072%) oVirt
12 4 (0.072%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 562 (10.06%) Kubernetes
2 279 (5.00%) Terraform
3 250 (4.48%) Ansible
4 160 (2.87%) Puppet
5 119 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
6 51 (0.91%) Mesos
7 40 (0.72%) Packer
8 33 (0.59%) Kibana
9 32 (0.57%) Salt
10 28 (0.50%) SQL Sentry
11 25 (0.45%) Prometheus
12 24 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
13 23 (0.41%) Marathon
14 22 (0.39%) Grafana
15 21 (0.38%) Nagios
15 21 (0.38%) SCCM
16 18 (0.32%) Rancher
17 11 (0.20%) SCVMM
18 10 (0.18%) Matomo
18 10 (0.18%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 559 (10.01%) Microsoft
2 197 (3.53%) Oracle
3 196 (3.51%) Google
4 126 (2.26%) WorldPay
5 114 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
6 93 (1.67%) VMware
7 90 (1.61%) Tableau
8 69 (1.24%) Splunk
9 67 (1.20%) FIS
10 61 (1.09%) Red Hat
11 56 (1.00%) Cisco
12 55 (0.98%) Adobe
13 45 (0.81%) Atlassian
14 44 (0.79%) Apple
15 35 (0.63%) Bloomberg
16 29 (0.52%) Informatica
16 29 (0.52%) MuleSoft
17 28 (0.50%) SAP
18 25 (0.45%) Jitterbit
18 25 (0.45%) Reuters