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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK
Rank 163 296 614
Rank change year-on-year +133 +318  
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 1697 1124 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.02% 1.09% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.27% 2.65% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 875 332
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 £39,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,000 £82,250
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 32227 42353 41407
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 38.39% 40.97% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 25923 33810 32696
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,000
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 26 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 26 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 +128 1639 £60,000 - 289
London +67 1341 £65,000 +8.33% 241
City of London +44 288 £62,500 +4.16% 89
South East +127 93 £52,000 +9.47% 14
East of England +26 54 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Yorkshire +52 46 £40,000 -34.69% 6
Surrey +73 41 £50,000 +5.26% 7
West Midlands +64 36 £52,500 -12.50% 3
Birmingham +44 30 £52,500 +68.00%
Scotland +38 26 £35,750 +15.32% 5
South West +42 23 £45,000 -28.00% 2
East Midlands +25 23 £47,500 -36.66% 5
North West -5 22 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Edinburgh +10 21 £51,250 +65.32% 4
Berkshire +43 18 £65,000 +128.07%
West Yorkshire +42 18 £40,000 -38.46% 3
Leeds +35 18 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Hertfordshire +25 18 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -5 18 £37,500 -34.78% 4
Wales +12 17 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Cambridge +2 17 £37,500 -6.25% 4
South Wales +17 16 £40,000 +6.66%
Reading +48 15 £65,000 +128.07%
Bristol +18 14 £45,000 - 1
Cardiff +14 14 £40,000 +5.96%
Kent - 13 £35,000 - 2
Cheshire +17 11 £45,000 -10.00% 4
North Yorkshire +13 11 £40,000 -30.43%
Manchester -11 11 £35,000 -26.31% 5
Nottingham - 11 £47,500 - 2

Fintech
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 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 2024 (62.70%) Finance
2 1382 (42.81%) Agile Software Development
3 985 (30.51%) Java
4 767 (23.76%) JavaScript
5 747 (23.14%) SQL
6 704 (21.81%) Banking
7 697 (21.59%) C#
8 605 (18.74%) .NET
9 604 (18.71%) HTML
10 549 (17.01%) AngularJS
11 524 (16.23%) CSS
12 522 (16.17%) Degree
13 510 (15.80%) Python
14 464 (14.37%) TDD
15 460 (14.25%) Linux
16 423 (13.10%) SQL Server
17 411 (12.73%) Scrum
18 386 (11.96%) Computer Science
19 358 (11.09%) Software Engineering
20 350 (10.84%) MVC
21 326 (10.10%) Microsoft
22 323 (10.01%) DevOps
23 315 (9.76%) HTML5
24 290 (8.98%) Amazon AWS
25 289 (8.95%) ASP.NET
26 278 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
27 270 (8.36%) OO
28 243 (7.53%) MS Excel
29 242 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
30 239 (7.40%) Analytics

Fintech
Top Related 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
1 103 (3.19%) Apache
2 87 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 57 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
4 56 (1.73%) Tomcat
5 43 (1.33%) Confluence
6 40 (1.24%) IIS
7 25 (0.77%) JBoss
8 22 (0.68%) SAS
8 22 (0.68%) SharePoint
8 22 (0.68%) WebSphere
9 18 (0.56%) Skype for Business
10 15 (0.46%) CMS
11 12 (0.37%) MS Exchange
11 12 (0.37%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.31%) Mule
13 9 (0.28%) WordPress
14 8 (0.25%) Apache Pig
14 8 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
15 7 (0.22%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 243 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 53 (1.64%) MS Office
3 28 (0.87%) MS Project
4 18 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
6 11 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.22%) HipChat
7 7 (0.22%) SPSS
8 5 (0.15%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.12%) InVision
10 3 (0.093%) InDesign
11 2 (0.062%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.062%) Pixate
12 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 (0.093%) Front Arena
8 3 (0.093%) Kondor
8 3 (0.093%) Orchestrade
8 3 (0.093%) 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%) Hyperion Planning
10 1 (0.031%) Magento
10 1 (0.031%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.031%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 290 (8.98%) Amazon AWS
2 242 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 113 (3.50%) SaaS
4 57 (1.77%) GitHub
5 22 (0.68%) IaaS
5 22 (0.68%) Office 365
6 20 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
6 20 (0.62%) PaaS
7 15 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.34%) Amazon S3
9 11 (0.34%) Google Play
10 8 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (0.22%) Heroku
12 6 (0.19%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.15%) Bluemix
13 5 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
13 5 (0.15%) Slack
14 4 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.12%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 79 (2.45%) Internet
2 38 (1.18%) Firewall
3 33 (1.02%) HTTP
3 33 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 29 (0.90%) SSL
5 26 (0.81%) Skype
6 25 (0.77%) DSL
6 25 (0.77%) WAN
7 23 (0.71%) LAN
8 21 (0.65%) Kerberos
9 17 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (0.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 14 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
12 12 (0.37%) VPN
13 11 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
13 11 (0.34%) SAN
14 10 (0.31%) Wireless
15 9 (0.28%) Network Security
16 8 (0.25%) DNS
17 7 (0.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 423 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 230 (7.13%) MySQL
3 182 (5.64%) Big Data
4 172 (5.33%) MongoDB
5 135 (4.18%) NoSQL
6 112 (3.47%) Relational Database
7 111 (3.44%) PostgreSQL
8 108 (3.35%) Blockchain
9 95 (2.94%) Hadoop
10 64 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
11 57 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 52 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
13 50 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
13 50 (1.55%) RavenDB
13 50 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 42 (1.30%) Redis
15 40 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
16 37 (1.15%) Oracle Database
17 34 (1.05%) RDBMS
18 31 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 199 (6.16%) Git (software)
2 196 (6.07%) JIRA
3 144 (4.46%) Selenium
4 109 (3.38%) Jenkins
5 71 (2.20%) Maven
6 61 (1.89%) TeamCity
7 59 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 54 (1.67%) Visual Studio
9 47 (1.46%) Gradle
9 47 (1.46%) Jasmine
10 43 (1.33%) Subversion
11 35 (1.08%) Grunt
12 34 (1.05%) NUnit
12 34 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
13 33 (1.02%) Cucumber
14 32 (0.99%) WebDriver
15 29 (0.90%) gulp
16 28 (0.87%) JUnit
17 26 (0.81%) Appium
18 22 (0.68%) JMeter
General
1 2024 (62.70%) Finance
2 704 (21.81%) Banking
3 226 (7.00%) Investment Banking
4 190 (5.89%) Financial Institution
5 110 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 96 (2.97%) Legal
7 90 (2.79%) Marketing
8 74 (2.29%) Games
9 71 (2.20%) Retail
10 60 (1.86%) Front Office
11 41 (1.27%) Back Office
12 24 (0.74%) Electronics
13 20 (0.62%) Manufacturing
14 18 (0.56%) Retail Banking
15 14 (0.43%) Advertising
15 14 (0.43%) Publishing
16 11 (0.34%) Billing
17 8 (0.25%) Automotive
18 7 (0.22%) Private Banking
18 7 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1493 (46.25%) Developer
2 438 (13.57%) Java Developer
3 306 (9.48%) .NET Developer
4 303 (9.39%) Analyst
5 275 (8.52%) C# Developer
6 220 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 191 (5.92%) Junior
8 171 (5.30%) JavaScript Developer
9 145 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
10 136 (4.21%) Business Analyst
11 129 (4.00%) Project Manager
12 126 (3.90%) Software Engineer
13 123 (3.81%) DevOps Engineer
13 123 (3.81%) Python Developer
14 112 (3.47%) Java Engineer
15 111 (3.44%) Consultant
16 109 (3.38%) Junior Developer
17 101 (3.13%) Architect
18 98 (3.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 90 (2.79%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 605 (18.74%) .NET
2 604 (18.71%) HTML
3 549 (17.01%) AngularJS
4 524 (16.23%) CSS
5 315 (9.76%) HTML5
6 289 (8.95%) ASP.NET
7 204 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 191 (5.92%) React
9 187 (5.79%) XML
10 186 (5.76%) Node.js
11 185 (5.73%) REST
12 184 (5.70%) Web Services
13 183 (5.67%) CSS3
13 183 (5.67%) jQuery
14 171 (5.30%) Spring
15 157 (4.86%) .NET Framework
16 141 (4.37%) ASP.NET Web API
17 138 (4.28%) RESTful
18 115 (3.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 106 (3.28%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 386 (11.96%) Computer Science
2 278 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
3 171 (5.30%) User Experience
4 131 (4.06%) Hedge funds
5 81 (2.51%) Data Structures
6 79 (2.45%) Algorithms
7 75 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
8 73 (2.26%) Mobile App
9 67 (2.08%) Bitcoin
10 63 (1.95%) Data Centre
11 62 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
12 61 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 58 (1.80%) Equities
14 35 (1.08%) Derivative
15 31 (0.96%) Fixed Income
16 30 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
17 29 (0.90%) Online Banking
18 27 (0.84%) Client/Server
19 20 (0.62%) Wiki
20 19 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 460 (14.25%) Linux
2 231 (7.16%) Windows
3 163 (5.05%) Unix
4 70 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 67 (2.08%) Android
6 59 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 48 (1.49%) Windows Server
8 46 (1.43%) CentOS
9 36 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (0.62%) Ubuntu
12 15 (0.46%) Solaris
13 11 (0.34%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.25%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.12%) SUSE
16 3 (0.093%) Debian
17 2 (0.062%) AIX
17 2 (0.062%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.062%) VMS
17 2 (0.062%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1382 (42.81%) Agile Software Development
2 464 (14.37%) TDD
3 411 (12.73%) Scrum
4 358 (11.09%) Software Engineering
5 350 (10.84%) MVC
6 323 (10.01%) DevOps
7 270 (8.36%) OO
8 239 (7.40%) Analytics
9 232 (7.19%) Continuous Integration
10 219 (6.78%) Mentoring
11 182 (5.64%) BDD
12 178 (5.51%) Multithreading
13 168 (5.20%) Microservices
13 168 (5.20%) OOP
14 166 (5.14%) SDLC
15 158 (4.89%) Project Management
16 152 (4.71%) Mathematics
17 151 (4.68%) Wealth Management
18 145 (4.49%) Data Management
18 145 (4.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 985 (30.51%) Java
2 767 (23.76%) JavaScript
3 747 (23.14%) SQL
4 697 (21.59%) C#
5 510 (15.80%) Python
6 219 (6.78%) C++
7 181 (5.61%) Perl
8 167 (5.17%) Scala
9 151 (4.68%) PHP
10 122 (3.78%) Ruby
11 111 (3.44%) Bash Shell
12 79 (2.45%) PowerShell
13 75 (2.32%) T-SQL
14 73 (2.26%) C
14 73 (2.26%) PL/SQL
15 55 (1.70%) Go
16 54 (1.67%) Groovy
17 48 (1.49%) F#
18 46 (1.43%) Haskell
19 38 (1.18%) R
Qualifications
1 522 (16.17%) Degree
2 55 (1.70%) PhD
3 42 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (0.84%) CISSP
6 25 (0.77%) CISM
7 23 (0.71%) CCNP
8 21 (0.65%) CISA
9 20 (0.62%) ISEB
10 19 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 17 (0.53%) PMI Certification
12 16 (0.50%) PMP
13 15 (0.46%) AWS Certification
14 12 (0.37%) ISTQB
15 11 (0.34%) MCSE
16 8 (0.25%) ISSAP
16 8 (0.25%) MBA
16 8 (0.25%) MCP
16 8 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 5 (0.15%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (7.03%) QA
2 41 (1.27%) PMO
3 40 (1.24%) MiFID
4 34 (1.05%) PCI DSS
5 27 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (0.68%) Data Quality
7 16 (0.50%) EMIR
8 11 (0.34%) SEPA
9 10 (0.31%) SDET
10 9 (0.28%) ISO27002
11 8 (0.25%) SLA
12 6 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
12 6 (0.19%) ISO 8583
13 5 (0.15%) Solvency II
14 4 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 3 (0.093%) Basel III
15 3 (0.093%) COBIT
15 3 (0.093%) GCP
16 2 (0.062%) Section 508
16 2 (0.062%) WCAG
System Software
1 131 (4.06%) Docker
2 51 (1.58%) Active Directory
3 23 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 19 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 14 (0.43%) HDFS
7 11 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.25%) Apache Flume
8 8 (0.25%) etcd
8 8 (0.25%) vSphere
9 6 (0.19%) Firmware
10 4 (0.12%) Shibboleth
10 4 (0.12%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.093%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.062%) KVM
12 2 (0.062%) NFS
12 2 (0.062%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 2 (0.062%) Xen
13 1 (0.031%) Samba
Systems Management
1 108 (3.35%) Puppet
2 80 (2.48%) Ansible
3 70 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (1.24%) Kubernetes
5 38 (1.18%) Terraform
6 15 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 12 (0.37%) Nagios
8 9 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (0.28%) Salt
9 8 (0.25%) Consul
10 7 (0.22%) SCCM
11 6 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
11 6 (0.19%) Graphite
11 6 (0.19%) Riemann
12 5 (0.15%) Mesos
13 4 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
13 4 (0.12%) Packer
14 3 (0.093%) FortiGate
14 3 (0.093%) Icinga
14 3 (0.093%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 326 (10.10%) Microsoft
2 217 (6.72%) Oracle
3 73 (2.26%) Red Hat
4 62 (1.92%) VMware
5 61 (1.89%) Google
6 45 (1.39%) Cisco
7 42 (1.30%) Twitter
8 41 (1.27%) Splunk
9 39 (1.21%) Sybase
10 27 (0.84%) SAP
11 26 (0.81%) Tableau
12 23 (0.71%) Atlassian
12 23 (0.71%) F5
12 23 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
13 21 (0.65%) AppDynamics
14 19 (0.59%) IBM
15 17 (0.53%) Adobe
15 17 (0.53%) New Relic
15 17 (0.53%) TIBCO
16 15 (0.46%) Citrix
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