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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 66 55 49
Rank change year-on-year -11 -6 +19
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 8,928 5,449 4,070
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.97% 5.10% 5.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 5.43% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4,816 4,178 3,602
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £113,750 £102,500 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,250
% change year-on-year +4.76% +4.48% +0.50%

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 171,218 100,289 73,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.33% 93.83% 92.91%
Number of salaries quoted 84,584 69,434 59,179
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,744 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% +5.56%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -8 7,659 £72,500 +3.57% 632
London -14 5,805 £80,000 +1.59% 431
Work from Home +4 4,838 £70,000 +7.69% 362
UK excluding London -19 2,034 £55,000 +4.76% 253
South East -32 631 £60,000 - 54
South West +28 419 £52,500 - 51
North of England -40 366 £55,000 +10.00% 38
Midlands -50 221 £60,000 +20.00% 37
Scotland +12 197 £59,000 +7.27% 30
North West -69 174 £55,000 -4.35% 23
West Midlands -62 153 £60,000 +20.00% 12
Yorkshire -13 135 £52,500 +5.00% 8
East of England -58 115 £58,750 +6.82% 16
East Midlands -28 68 £56,250 +12.50% 25
Wales -3 59 £45,000 -2.70% 21
North East +12 57 £52,500 +40.00% 7
Northern Ireland -18 31 £52,500 +23.53% 6

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 5,357 (60.00%) Finance
2 3,887 (43.54%) Agile
3 2,650 (29.68%) AWS
4 2,513 (28.15%) Software Engineering
5 2,371 (26.56%) SQL
6 2,028 (22.72%) Social Skills
7 1,918 (21.48%) CI/CD
7 1,918 (21.48%) Java
8 1,849 (20.71%) JavaScript
9 1,761 (19.72%) Docker
10 1,760 (19.71%) Microservices
11 1,747 (19.57%) C#
12 1,745 (19.55%) Python
13 1,645 (18.43%) DevOps
14 1,641 (18.38%) React
15 1,639 (18.36%) Kubernetes
16 1,633 (18.29%) Banking
17 1,518 (17.00%) .NET
18 1,447 (16.21%) Azure
19 1,206 (13.51%) Full Stack Development
20 1,087 (12.18%) Git (software)
21 1,082 (12.12%) TypeScript
22 1,075 (12.04%) Scrum
23 1,062 (11.90%) Test Automation
24 1,035 (11.59%) User Experience
25 1,022 (11.45%) QA
26 1,012 (11.34%) TDD
26 1,012 (11.34%) Analytics
27 995 (11.14%) Terraform
28 990 (11.09%) 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
1 260 (2.91%) Confluence
2 179 (2.00%) Apache
3 122 (1.37%) Apache Spark
4 121 (1.36%) Apache Airflow
5 119 (1.33%) CMS
6 58 (0.65%) Ethereum
7 34 (0.38%) nginx
8 27 (0.30%) Luigi
9 25 (0.28%) MQSeries
10 20 (0.22%) Jupyter
11 15 (0.17%) SAS
11 15 (0.17%) WordPress
12 14 (0.16%) IIS
13 13 (0.15%) Tomcat
14 12 (0.13%) Anypoint
14 12 (0.13%) Mule
14 12 (0.13%) OpenZeppelin
15 11 (0.12%) Drupal
15 11 (0.12%) WebSphere
16 10 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 116 (1.30%) Sketch
2 78 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 68 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
4 64 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 55 (0.62%) InVision
6 46 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 33 (0.37%) Photoshop
8 22 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
9 21 (0.24%) InDesign
9 21 (0.24%) MS Visio
10 19 (0.21%) Marvel
11 17 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
11 17 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
12 15 (0.17%) Adobe XD
13 11 (0.12%) Zeplin
14 6 (0.067%) Microsoft Project
15 2 (0.022%) MadCap Flare
16 1 (0.011%) Affinity Designer
16 1 (0.011%) RoboHelp
16 1 (0.011%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 86 (0.96%) Payment Gateway
2 31 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
3 21 (0.24%) R3 Corda
4 18 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 11 (0.12%) Shopify
6 10 (0.11%) MetaTrader
6 10 (0.11%) SAP Business One
7 5 (0.056%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.034%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 3 (0.034%) thinkFolio
8 3 (0.034%) VisionPLUS
9 2 (0.022%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.022%) Lawson
9 2 (0.022%) Misys Opics
9 2 (0.022%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.011%) Eikon
10 1 (0.011%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.011%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.011%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 2,650 (29.68%) AWS
2 1,447 (16.21%) Azure
3 984 (11.02%) SaaS
4 667 (7.47%) GCP
5 533 (5.97%) Serverless
6 488 (5.47%) GitHub
7 313 (3.51%) Azure DevOps
8 281 (3.15%) Amazon S3
9 258 (2.89%) AWS Lambda
10 194 (2.17%) Figma
11 193 (2.16%) Power Platform
12 187 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
13 179 (2.00%) Datadog
14 172 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
15 168 (1.88%) Amazon SQS
15 168 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
16 167 (1.87%) Amazon EKS
17 133 (1.49%) Stripe
18 124 (1.39%) Amazon ECS
19 112 (1.25%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 169 (1.89%) HTTP
2 125 (1.40%) Firewall
3 97 (1.09%) Internet
4 96 (1.08%) DNS
5 88 (0.99%) Skype
6 79 (0.88%) VPN
7 48 (0.54%) Network Security
8 42 (0.47%) TCP/IP
9 36 (0.40%) Cisco Firepower
10 34 (0.38%) BGP
11 30 (0.34%) Multicast
12 27 (0.30%) SSL
12 27 (0.30%) VoIP
13 26 (0.29%) DHCP
14 25 (0.28%) WAN
15 23 (0.26%) SSH
16 21 (0.24%) Wireless
17 17 (0.19%) SMS
18 15 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
18 15 (0.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 612 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
2 569 (6.37%) MySQL
3 551 (6.17%) NoSQL
4 509 (5.70%) SQL Server
5 361 (4.04%) Relational Database
6 301 (3.37%) MongoDB
7 280 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
8 251 (2.81%) Redis
9 212 (2.37%) Big Data
10 202 (2.26%) Tableau
11 189 (2.12%) Power BI
12 164 (1.84%) DynamoDB
13 147 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
14 119 (1.33%) Looker
15 106 (1.19%) Amazon Aurora
16 104 (1.16%) RDBMS
16 104 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 99 (1.11%) Data Lake
18 96 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
19 92 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1,087 (12.18%) Git (software)
2 613 (6.87%) JIRA
3 537 (6.01%) Jenkins
4 343 (3.84%) Selenium
5 256 (2.87%) Cucumber
6 232 (2.60%) GitLab
7 210 (2.35%) Postman
8 204 (2.28%) Cypress.io
9 176 (1.97%) TeamCity
10 174 (1.95%) Bitbucket
11 127 (1.42%) SpecFlow
12 121 (1.36%) Gradle
13 116 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
14 114 (1.28%) JUnit
15 103 (1.15%) Appium
16 101 (1.13%) Visual Studio
17 96 (1.08%) webpack
18 94 (1.05%) Storybook
19 80 (0.90%) RSpec
20 70 (0.78%) JMeter
General
1 5,357 (60.00%) Finance
2 2,028 (22.72%) Social Skills
3 1,633 (18.29%) Banking
4 789 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
5 589 (6.60%) Marketing
6 432 (4.84%) Games
7 421 (4.72%) Financial Institution
8 328 (3.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 319 (3.57%) Retail
10 132 (1.48%) Advertising
11 124 (1.39%) Legal
12 119 (1.33%) Front Office
13 110 (1.23%) Publishing
14 108 (1.21%) Law
15 94 (1.05%) Back Office
16 91 (1.02%) Retail Finance
17 90 (1.01%) Presentation Skills
18 85 (0.95%) Organisational Skills
19 82 (0.92%) Telecoms
20 70 (0.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2,542 (28.47%) Developer
2 1,191 (13.34%) Software Engineer
3 695 (7.78%) Senior Developer
4 545 (6.10%) Analyst
5 444 (4.97%) C# Developer
6 420 (4.70%) Senior Software Engineer
7 389 (4.36%) DevOps Engineer
8 331 (3.71%) Java Developer
9 308 (3.45%) Java Engineer
10 298 (3.34%) Data Engineer
11 284 (3.18%) .NET Developer
12 279 (3.13%) Designer
13 263 (2.95%) Full Stack Developer
14 256 (2.87%) Product Manager
15 234 (2.62%) QA Engineer
16 228 (2.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 226 (2.53%) Software Developer
18 219 (2.45%) Architect
19 214 (2.40%) Engineering Manager
20 208 (2.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,641 (18.38%) React
2 1,518 (17.00%) .NET
3 944 (10.57%) Node.js
4 821 (9.20%) REST
5 816 (9.14%) CSS
6 769 (8.61%) .NET Core
7 721 (8.08%) HTML
8 630 (7.06%) AngularJS
9 619 (6.93%) RESTful
10 616 (6.90%) Spring
11 597 (6.69%) Kafka
12 488 (5.47%) Spring Boot
13 345 (3.86%) ASP.NET
14 331 (3.71%) .NET Framework
15 291 (3.26%) Ruby on Rails
16 290 (3.25%) Redux
17 289 (3.24%) Vue.js
18 257 (2.88%) GraphQL
19 236 (2.64%) XML
20 231 (2.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1,035 (11.59%) User Experience
2 506 (5.67%) Mobile App
3 408 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
4 368 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
5 335 (3.75%) Cloud Native
6 309 (3.46%) Hedge funds
7 278 (3.11%) Blockchain
8 256 (2.87%) Virtual Team
9 235 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 234 (2.62%) Algorithms
11 229 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
12 195 (2.18%) Equities
12 195 (2.18%) Fixed Income
12 195 (2.18%) Public Cloud
13 186 (2.08%) Derivative
14 172 (1.93%) Blog
15 144 (1.61%) Data Structures
16 124 (1.39%) Data Centre
17 81 (0.91%) Management Information System
18 75 (0.84%) Legacy Code
Operating Systems
1 875 (9.80%) Linux
2 367 (4.11%) Android
3 321 (3.60%) Apple iOS
4 315 (3.53%) Windows
5 99 (1.11%) Unix
6 92 (1.03%) Ubuntu
7 55 (0.62%) Windows Server
8 26 (0.29%) VMS
9 22 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 21 (0.24%) Windows 10
11 11 (0.12%) CentOS
11 11 (0.12%) Kali Linux
12 9 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.078%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.078%) Windows Server 2016
14 5 (0.056%) Debian
15 3 (0.034%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.022%) Fedora
16 2 (0.022%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.022%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,887 (43.54%) Agile
2 2,513 (28.15%) Software Engineering
3 1,918 (21.48%) CI/CD
4 1,760 (19.71%) Microservices
5 1,645 (18.43%) DevOps
6 1,206 (13.51%) Full Stack Development
7 1,075 (12.04%) Scrum
8 1,062 (11.90%) Test Automation
9 1,012 (11.34%) Analytics
9 1,012 (11.34%) TDD
10 990 (11.09%) Problem-Solving
11 811 (9.08%) Mentoring
12 791 (8.86%) Infrastructure as Code
13 745 (8.34%) Computer Science
14 717 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
15 618 (6.92%) Continuous Improvement
16 585 (6.55%) SDLC
17 558 (6.25%) Kanban
18 557 (6.24%) Clean Code
19 517 (5.79%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2,371 (26.56%) SQL
2 1,918 (21.48%) Java
3 1,849 (20.71%) JavaScript
4 1,747 (19.57%) C#
5 1,745 (19.55%) Python
6 1,082 (12.12%) TypeScript
7 406 (4.55%) Ruby
8 385 (4.31%) Go
9 376 (4.21%) Kotlin
10 367 (4.11%) T-SQL
11 336 (3.76%) PHP
12 224 (2.51%) PowerShell
13 223 (2.50%) C
13 223 (2.50%) C++
14 197 (2.21%) Bash
15 159 (1.78%) Scala
16 143 (1.60%) Rust
17 111 (1.24%) Apple Swift
18 90 (1.01%) ES6
19 64 (0.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 812 (9.09%) Degree
2 291 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 93 (1.04%) AWS Certification
4 91 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
5 66 (0.74%) ISTQB
6 58 (0.65%) PhD
7 57 (0.64%) Master's Degree
8 50 (0.56%) Security Cleared
9 45 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
9 45 (0.50%) ISEB
10 38 (0.43%) CISSP
11 34 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 34 (0.38%) PMI Certification
12 28 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (0.21%) CCIE
14 16 (0.18%) CISM
15 12 (0.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 10 (0.11%) CISA
16 10 (0.11%) MBA
16 10 (0.11%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,022 (11.45%) QA
2 187 (2.09%) Accessibility
3 147 (1.65%) GDPR
4 106 (1.19%) SLA
5 94 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 91 (1.02%) Data Quality
7 81 (0.91%) PCI DSS
8 32 (0.36%) NIST
9 24 (0.27%) PMO
10 22 (0.25%) PSD2
11 21 (0.24%) SOC 2
12 20 (0.22%) SEPA
13 17 (0.19%) MiFID
14 12 (0.13%) IFRS
14 12 (0.13%) IFRS 9
15 9 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
15 9 (0.10%) PA-DSS
16 7 (0.078%) ISO 20022
17 6 (0.067%) EMIR
17 6 (0.067%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 1,761 (19.72%) Docker
2 73 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 64 (0.72%) ISA Server
4 21 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (0.17%) Firmware
6 10 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.078%) KVM
7 7 (0.078%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.056%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.045%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.045%) LXC
9 4 (0.045%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.034%) Dovecot
10 3 (0.034%) HDFS
10 3 (0.034%) OpenSSH
10 3 (0.034%) Postfix
11 1 (0.011%) Xen
11 1 (0.011%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1,639 (18.36%) Kubernetes
2 995 (11.14%) Terraform
3 258 (2.89%) Ansible
4 92 (1.03%) Puppet
5 81 (0.91%) Prometheus
6 76 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
7 75 (0.84%) Grafana
8 40 (0.45%) Istio
9 36 (0.40%) EMC NetWorker
10 26 (0.29%) Packer
11 25 (0.28%) Consul
12 19 (0.21%) Kibana
12 19 (0.21%) Mesos
13 18 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
14 16 (0.18%) Argo
14 16 (0.18%) SCCM
15 12 (0.13%) CloudHub
15 12 (0.13%) HAProxy
15 12 (0.13%) logstash
15 12 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 669 (7.49%) Microsoft
2 441 (4.94%) Google
3 186 (2.08%) Samsung
4 180 (2.02%) Oracle
5 170 (1.90%) TrueLayer
6 165 (1.85%) Revolut
7 145 (1.62%) WorldPay
8 123 (1.38%) Apple
9 106 (1.19%) FIS
10 104 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
11 101 (1.13%) Adobe
12 73 (0.82%) Cisco
13 71 (0.80%) Zend
14 68 (0.76%) Spotify
15 62 (0.69%) Atlassian
16 56 (0.63%) Databricks
17 54 (0.60%) PayPal
18 52 (0.58%) Klarna
19 51 (0.57%) VMware
20 48 (0.54%) FNZ