Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 66 93
Rank change year-on-year +20 +27 +67
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 4,078 6,043 6,036
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.17% 4.12% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.60% 4.46% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3,875 5,611 5,404
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.81% +5.00% +11.11%

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 72,778 135,367 163,708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.23% 92.20% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 57,995 106,528 131,555
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Fintech
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Fintech as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Fintech in the UK

Fintech
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Fintech.

Salary trend for Fintech in the UK

Fintech
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Fintech over the 6 months to 4 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Fintech in the UK

Fintech
Top 17 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 4 July 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 +21 3,840 £70,000 +7.69% 381
London +5 2,908 £75,000 +7.14% 264
UK excluding London +57 1,102 £50,500 -3.81% 144
South East +54 401 £55,000 -4.35% 21
Work from Home +29 317 £65,000 -7.14% 99
Midlands +170 174 £50,000 +11.11% 10
North of England -5 165 £52,000 +9.47% 59
South West +54 154 £55,000 +17.65% 17
West Midlands +180 151 £50,000 +17.65% 8
North West 0 114 £55,000 +10.00% 20
Wales +8 70 £45,000 - 18
Scotland -7 69 £45,000 -14.29% 4
Northern Ireland +46 40 £48,750 -2.50% 5
Yorkshire +33 37 £45,000 - 36
East of England +11 30 £53,750 -28.33% 10
East Midlands +31 22 £45,000 - 2
North East +4 14 £45,000 +25.00% 3

For the 6 months to 4 July 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 1,864 (45.71%) Finance
2 1,672 (41.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1,149 (28.18%) AWS
4 1,051 (25.77%) JavaScript
5 1,027 (25.18%) Java
6 954 (23.39%) C#
7 932 (22.85%) Python
8 890 (21.82%) DevOps
9 864 (21.19%) .NET
10 836 (20.50%) Azure
11 785 (19.25%) SQL
12 760 (18.64%) Docker
13 702 (17.21%) Software Engineering
14 627 (15.38%) Microservices
15 596 (14.62%) React
16 580 (14.22%) Kubernetes
17 576 (14.12%) Banking
18 551 (13.51%) AngularJS
19 546 (13.39%) TDD
20 510 (12.51%) Scrum
21 489 (11.99%) HTML
22 481 (11.79%) CSS
23 461 (11.30%) Test Automation
24 415 (10.18%) .NET Core
25 410 (10.05%) Web Services
26 404 (9.91%) Git (software)
27 388 (9.51%) SQL Server
28 364 (8.93%) Linux
29 360 (8.83%) Microsoft
29 360 (8.83%) Degree

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 (2.11%) Apache Spark
2 80 (1.96%) Confluence
3 78 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
4 70 (1.72%) IIS
5 53 (1.30%) Apache
6 31 (0.76%) Tomcat
7 27 (0.66%) SharePoint
8 24 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
9 22 (0.54%) WebSphere
10 15 (0.37%) OpenStack
11 13 (0.32%) CMS
11 13 (0.32%) Ethereum
11 13 (0.32%) WebLogic
12 11 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
13 10 (0.25%) CloudStack
13 10 (0.25%) nginx
14 8 (0.20%) NServiceBus
14 8 (0.20%) SAS
14 8 (0.20%) WordPress
15 6 (0.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 40 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (0.81%) Sketch
4 22 (0.54%) InVision
5 16 (0.39%) Chatbot
6 13 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.29%) Figma
8 11 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.27%) MS Visio
9 10 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (0.25%) Marvel
10 8 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 7 (0.17%) Photoshop
12 5 (0.12%) Adobe XD
12 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
13 4 (0.098%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (0.098%) SPSS
13 4 (0.098%) UXPin
13 4 (0.098%) Zeplin
14 3 (0.074%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 18 (0.44%) Distributed Ledger
2 11 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
5 5 (0.12%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.074%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.074%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.049%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.049%) Lawson
7 2 (0.049%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.049%) Sage 500
7 2 (0.049%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.049%) Social Studio
7 2 (0.049%) Summit
8 1 (0.025%) Infor SunSystems
8 1 (0.025%) R3 Corda
8 1 (0.025%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1,149 (28.18%) AWS
2 836 (20.50%) Azure
3 298 (7.31%) SaaS
4 273 (6.69%) GCP
5 168 (4.12%) Serverless
6 101 (2.48%) PaaS
7 92 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
7 92 (2.26%) Power Platform
8 91 (2.23%) GitHub
9 81 (1.99%) Office 365
10 74 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
11 68 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
12 55 (1.35%) IaaS
12 55 (1.35%) OpenShift
13 45 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
13 45 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
13 45 (1.10%) Heroku
14 43 (1.05%) Amazon S3
15 32 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
16 29 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 68 (1.67%) Firewall
2 43 (1.05%) DNS
3 34 (0.83%) VPN
4 33 (0.81%) Internet
5 32 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 21 (0.51%) DHCP
6 21 (0.51%) HTTP
7 15 (0.37%) SAN
8 11 (0.27%) LAN
9 10 (0.25%) WAN
10 9 (0.22%) IPsec
11 8 (0.20%) Network Security
11 8 (0.20%) VLAN
12 6 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.15%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.098%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (0.098%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (0.098%) FTP
13 4 (0.098%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 388 (9.51%) SQL Server
2 183 (4.49%) NoSQL
3 169 (4.14%) MySQL
4 144 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
5 143 (3.51%) MongoDB
6 136 (3.33%) Big Data
7 109 (2.67%) Relational Database
8 103 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
9 88 (2.16%) Redis
10 84 (2.06%) Power BI
11 81 (1.99%) Blockchain
12 70 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
12 70 (1.72%) Hadoop
13 66 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 63 (1.54%) Data Lake
15 55 (1.35%) Snowflake Schema
16 50 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 48 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
18 41 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
19 34 (0.83%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 404 (9.91%) Git (software)
2 230 (5.64%) Jenkins
3 213 (5.22%) Selenium
4 181 (4.44%) JIRA
5 112 (2.75%) Cucumber
6 100 (2.45%) SpecFlow
7 77 (1.89%) TeamCity
7 77 (1.89%) webpack
8 71 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
9 60 (1.47%) Visual Studio
10 51 (1.25%) JUnit
11 48 (1.18%) Jasmine
12 46 (1.13%) WebDriver
13 45 (1.10%) Maven
14 40 (0.98%) Mocha
14 40 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
15 38 (0.93%) Postman
16 37 (0.91%) Cypress.io
17 30 (0.74%) Protractor
18 29 (0.71%) NUnit
General
1 1,864 (45.71%) Finance
2 576 (14.12%) Banking
3 144 (3.53%) Front Office
4 139 (3.41%) Marketing
5 90 (2.21%) Financial Institution
6 88 (2.16%) Games
6 88 (2.16%) Retail
7 57 (1.40%) Investment Banking
8 43 (1.05%) Advertising
9 36 (0.88%) Law
10 26 (0.64%) Back Office
11 22 (0.54%) Retail Banking
12 19 (0.47%) Legal
13 12 (0.29%) Public Sector
14 11 (0.27%) Telecoms
15 10 (0.25%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.22%) Publishing
17 5 (0.12%) Electronics
18 4 (0.098%) French Language
18 4 (0.098%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 1,678 (41.15%) Developer
2 364 (8.93%) Senior Developer
3 352 (8.63%) Java Developer
4 289 (7.09%) Software Engineer
5 288 (7.06%) C# Developer
6 275 (6.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 259 (6.35%) .NET Developer
8 224 (5.49%) Analyst
9 197 (4.83%) AWS Engineer
10 190 (4.66%) Python Developer
11 179 (4.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 170 (4.17%) Architect
13 157 (3.85%) Junior
14 156 (3.83%) React Developer
15 153 (3.75%) Full Stack Developer
16 131 (3.21%) Java Engineer
17 125 (3.07%) Lead Developer
18 122 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
19 118 (2.89%) Java Developer - Fintech
20 114 (2.80%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 864 (21.19%) .NET
2 596 (14.62%) React
3 551 (13.51%) AngularJS
4 489 (11.99%) HTML
5 481 (11.79%) CSS
6 415 (10.18%) .NET Core
7 410 (10.05%) Web Services
8 322 (7.90%) Node.js
9 309 (7.58%) REST
10 299 (7.33%) ASP.NET
11 286 (7.01%) RESTful
12 265 (6.50%) Vue.js
13 243 (5.96%) Spring
14 195 (4.78%) .NET Framework
15 177 (4.34%) Kafka
16 160 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
17 159 (3.90%) Redux
18 156 (3.83%) HTML5
19 142 (3.48%) Spring Boot
20 129 (3.16%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 333 (8.17%) Greenfield Project
2 290 (7.11%) User Experience
3 206 (5.05%) Hedge funds
4 204 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 176 (4.32%) Derivative
6 149 (3.65%) Mobile App
7 127 (3.11%) Fixed Income
8 117 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 97 (2.38%) Algorithms
10 93 (2.28%) Data Structures
11 73 (1.79%) Cloud Native
11 73 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
12 71 (1.74%) Public Cloud
13 60 (1.47%) Data Centre
14 58 (1.42%) Equities
15 51 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
16 38 (0.93%) Tandem
17 33 (0.81%) Management Information System
18 22 (0.54%) Private Cloud
18 22 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 364 (8.93%) Linux
2 228 (5.59%) Windows
3 113 (2.77%) Android
4 105 (2.57%) Apple iOS
5 97 (2.38%) Windows Server
6 83 (2.04%) Unix
7 44 (1.08%) CentOS
8 35 (0.86%) Ubuntu
9 30 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 24 (0.59%) Windows Server 2016
12 23 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (0.47%) Mac OS
14 18 (0.44%) Windows 10
15 15 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (0.29%) Debian
17 5 (0.12%) Fedora
18 4 (0.098%) Windows 7
18 4 (0.098%) Windows Server 2019
19 2 (0.049%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,672 (41.00%) Agile Software Development
2 890 (21.82%) DevOps
3 702 (17.21%) Software Engineering
4 627 (15.38%) Microservices
5 546 (13.39%) TDD
6 510 (12.51%) Scrum
7 461 (11.30%) Test Automation
8 321 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
9 314 (7.70%) Computer Science
10 255 (6.25%) Analytics
11 254 (6.23%) Continuous Integration
12 247 (6.06%) OO
13 244 (5.98%) Front End Development
14 236 (5.79%) MVC
15 229 (5.62%) SDLC
16 224 (5.49%) Asset Management
17 215 (5.27%) BDD
18 193 (4.73%) Artificial Intelligence
19 189 (4.63%) Web Development
20 186 (4.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,051 (25.77%) JavaScript
2 1,027 (25.18%) Java
3 954 (23.39%) C#
4 932 (22.85%) Python
5 785 (19.25%) SQL
6 298 (7.31%) TypeScript
7 161 (3.95%) PowerShell
8 147 (3.60%) Kotlin
9 128 (3.14%) PHP
10 126 (3.09%) Ruby
11 112 (2.75%) Go
11 112 (2.75%) Java 8
12 110 (2.70%) T-SQL
13 109 (2.67%) Scala
14 104 (2.55%) C++
15 88 (2.16%) Bash Shell
16 84 (2.06%) ES6
17 66 (1.62%) R
18 50 (1.23%) C
19 45 (1.10%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 360 (8.83%) Degree
2 141 (3.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (1.03%) CISSP
4 35 (0.86%) AWS Certification
5 34 (0.83%) Master's Degree
6 25 (0.61%) CISM
7 22 (0.54%) ISTQB
8 21 (0.51%) ISEB
8 21 (0.51%) PhD
9 16 (0.39%) TOGAF Certification
10 15 (0.37%) SANS
11 14 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (0.29%) CEH
12 12 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (0.29%) CREST Certified
13 11 (0.27%) CISA
13 11 (0.27%) GXPN
13 11 (0.27%) OSCP
14 10 (0.25%) CCNP
14 10 (0.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 323 (7.92%) QA
2 42 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (1.01%) PCI DSS
4 31 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 30 (0.74%) SLA
6 18 (0.44%) GDPR
7 12 (0.29%) NIST
8 11 (0.27%) SEPA
9 8 (0.20%) ISO 20022
9 8 (0.20%) PSD2
10 7 (0.17%) ISO 15022
10 7 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.12%) PMO
12 4 (0.098%) EMIR
13 3 (0.074%) COBIT
13 3 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 3 (0.074%) MiFID
14 2 (0.049%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.049%) PA-DSS
14 2 (0.049%) WCAG
System Software
1 760 (18.64%) Docker
2 89 (2.18%) Active Directory
3 36 (0.88%) Hyper-V
4 31 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.12%) vSphere
8 4 (0.098%) LXC
8 4 (0.098%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.098%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.074%) DFS Replication
9 3 (0.074%) HDFS
10 1 (0.025%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.025%) iptables
10 1 (0.025%) NFS
10 1 (0.025%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.025%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.025%) XenApp
10 1 (0.025%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 580 (14.22%) Kubernetes
2 297 (7.28%) Terraform
3 209 (5.13%) Ansible
4 84 (2.06%) Puppet
5 71 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (0.83%) SCCM
7 32 (0.78%) Mesos
7 32 (0.78%) Prometheus
8 26 (0.64%) Packer
9 23 (0.56%) SCVMM
10 22 (0.54%) Kibana
11 21 (0.51%) Grafana
12 20 (0.49%) Marathon
13 13 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
14 9 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
15 8 (0.20%) Salt
16 7 (0.17%) OpenNebula
17 6 (0.15%) Galera Cluster
17 6 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
18 4 (0.098%) Istio
Vendors
1 360 (8.83%) Microsoft
2 108 (2.65%) Google
3 84 (2.06%) Oracle
4 50 (1.23%) VMware
5 49 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
6 43 (1.05%) Cisco
6 43 (1.05%) Red Hat
7 42 (1.03%) Tableau
8 31 (0.76%) Adobe
9 30 (0.74%) Splunk
10 26 (0.64%) Atlassian
11 24 (0.59%) Foundry
12 19 (0.47%) SAP
13 16 (0.39%) TOWER Software
14 14 (0.34%) Apple
14 14 (0.34%) Sage
15 13 (0.32%) Citrix
15 13 (0.32%) Databricks
15 13 (0.32%) Informatica
15 13 (0.32%) Zend