Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 45 64 86
Rank change year-on-year +19 +22 +69
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 2,717 5,902 5,913
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.54% 4.19% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.99% 4.54% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,681 5,503 5,343
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 45,372 129,917 152,995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.54% 92.20% 91.88%
Number of salaries quoted 36,911 102,032 121,815
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,500 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 2,528 £70,000 +7.69% 548
London +10 1,957 £75,000 +7.14% 404
UK excluding London +42 712 £52,500 - 174
Work from Home +16 314 £65,000 -7.14% 149
South East +67 217 £60,000 +4.35% 30
Midlands +144 128 £50,000 +17.65% 28
West Midlands +134 117 £50,000 +17.65% 17
North of England +17 111 £55,000 +4.76% 66
South West +1 83 £50,000 +5.26% 8
North West +15 62 £58,500 +4.21% 27
Scotland -7 60 £55,000 +4.76% 14
Wales +21 59 £46,250 +8.82% 14
Northern Ireland +29 38 £50,000 -16.67% 6
Yorkshire +50 37 £45,000 -10.00% 28
East of England +51 16 £75,000 +11.11% 8
North East +19 12 £45,000 +1.93% 11
East Midlands +55 11 £52,500 +20.00% 11

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 1,303 (47.96%) Finance
2 1,061 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
3 932 (34.30%) AWS
4 759 (27.94%) Python
5 740 (27.24%) JavaScript
6 723 (26.61%) DevOps
7 690 (25.40%) C#
8 647 (23.81%) Java
9 630 (23.19%) Azure
10 614 (22.60%) .NET
11 532 (19.58%) Microservices
12 502 (18.48%) Software Engineering
13 491 (18.07%) SQL
14 486 (17.89%) Docker
15 452 (16.64%) Kubernetes
16 448 (16.49%) React
17 398 (14.65%) AngularJS
18 372 (13.69%) .NET Core
19 361 (13.29%) Web Services
20 356 (13.10%) TDD
21 355 (13.07%) Banking
22 339 (12.48%) Test Automation
23 319 (11.74%) Scrum
24 288 (10.60%) CSS
25 276 (10.16%) SQL Server
26 273 (10.05%) HTML
27 261 (9.61%) Degree
28 255 (9.39%) Vue.js
29 252 (9.27%) ASP.NET
30 248 (9.13%) GCP

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 78 (2.87%) Confluence
2 59 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
2 59 (2.17%) IIS
3 44 (1.62%) Apache Spark
4 29 (1.07%) Tomcat
5 26 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
6 22 (0.81%) Apache
7 17 (0.63%) NServiceBus
8 16 (0.59%) WebSphere
9 15 (0.55%) OpenStack
9 15 (0.55%) WebLogic
10 12 (0.44%) Ethereum
10 12 (0.44%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.22%) CloudStack
11 6 (0.22%) CMS
11 6 (0.22%) Skype for Business
12 5 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
12 5 (0.18%) GeoServer
13 4 (0.15%) Mendix
14 3 (0.11%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 21 (0.77%) Figma
2 18 (0.66%) Sketch
3 16 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (0.40%) InVision
6 8 (0.29%) Marvel
6 8 (0.29%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 4 (0.15%) Adobe XD
9 4 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.15%) UXPin
9 4 (0.15%) Zeplin
10 1 (0.037%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.037%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.55%) Distributed Ledger
2 12 (0.44%) Sentinel
3 6 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.22%) IntelliMatch
4 4 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.074%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.074%) Quorum
7 1 (0.037%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 932 (34.30%) AWS
2 630 (23.19%) Azure
3 248 (9.13%) GCP
4 205 (7.55%) SaaS
5 153 (5.63%) Serverless
6 102 (3.75%) AWS Lambda
7 83 (3.05%) PaaS
8 70 (2.58%) Office 365
9 60 (2.21%) GitHub
10 59 (2.17%) IaaS
11 57 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
12 55 (2.02%) Power Platform
13 49 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
13 49 (1.80%) OpenShift
14 43 (1.58%) Amazon SQS
15 41 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
16 39 (1.44%) Slack
17 34 (1.25%) Amazon S3
18 28 (1.03%) Heroku
19 25 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 45 (1.66%) Firewall
1 45 (1.66%) TCP/IP
2 30 (1.10%) DNS
3 19 (0.70%) VPN
4 15 (0.55%) Network Security
4 15 (0.55%) Skype
5 14 (0.52%) Internet
6 8 (0.29%) HTTP
6 8 (0.29%) WAN
7 7 (0.26%) LAN
7 7 (0.26%) SAN
8 6 (0.22%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.18%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (0.18%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.15%) BGP
10 4 (0.15%) NetScaler
10 4 (0.15%) OSPF
11 3 (0.11%) VLAN
11 3 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 151 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 120 (4.42%) MongoDB
4 84 (3.09%) MySQL
5 81 (2.98%) Big Data
6 77 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
7 62 (2.28%) Blockchain
8 61 (2.25%) Redis
9 58 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
10 51 (1.88%) Relational Database
11 50 (1.84%) Power BI
12 47 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
13 39 (1.44%) Data Lake
14 37 (1.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 33 (1.21%) BigQuery
16 31 (1.14%) Hadoop
17 30 (1.10%) Snowflake Schema
18 24 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
18 24 (0.88%) Looker
19 23 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 240 (8.83%) Git (software)
2 188 (6.92%) Jenkins
3 137 (5.04%) Selenium
4 126 (4.64%) JIRA
5 78 (2.87%) TeamCity
6 74 (2.72%) Cucumber
7 56 (2.06%) SpecFlow
8 54 (1.99%) Octopus Deploy
8 54 (1.99%) webpack
9 49 (1.80%) Cypress.io
9 49 (1.80%) JUnit
10 37 (1.36%) GitLab
11 31 (1.14%) Mocha
12 25 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (0.92%) WebDriver
13 24 (0.88%) Visual Studio
14 18 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (0.66%) Postman
14 18 (0.66%) SonarQube
15 17 (0.63%) Jasmine
General
1 1,303 (47.96%) Finance
2 355 (13.07%) Banking
3 172 (6.33%) Front Office
4 66 (2.43%) Marketing
5 59 (2.17%) Financial Institution
6 55 (2.02%) Retail
7 54 (1.99%) Investment Banking
8 51 (1.88%) Games
9 40 (1.47%) Law
10 27 (0.99%) Retail Banking
11 24 (0.88%) Advertising
12 22 (0.81%) Back Office
13 21 (0.77%) Legal
14 17 (0.63%) Public Sector
15 14 (0.52%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.52%) Telecoms
16 13 (0.48%) Electronics
17 8 (0.29%) French Language
18 6 (0.22%) Publishing
19 5 (0.18%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 1,091 (40.15%) Developer
2 256 (9.42%) Software Engineer
3 230 (8.47%) AWS Engineer
4 221 (8.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 202 (7.43%) Senior Developer
6 195 (7.18%) Java Developer
7 179 (6.59%) .NET Developer
8 169 (6.22%) C# Developer
8 169 (6.22%) Python Developer
9 135 (4.97%) Python Engineer
10 121 (4.45%) AWS Software Engineer
11 120 (4.42%) AWS Developer
12 117 (4.31%) Full Stack Developer
13 112 (4.12%) Architect
14 106 (3.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 105 (3.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 104 (3.83%) Software Developer
17 100 (3.68%) Analyst
18 95 (3.50%) C# .NET Developer
19 89 (3.28%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 614 (22.60%) .NET
2 448 (16.49%) React
3 398 (14.65%) AngularJS
4 372 (13.69%) .NET Core
5 361 (13.29%) Web Services
6 288 (10.60%) CSS
7 273 (10.05%) HTML
8 255 (9.39%) Vue.js
9 252 (9.27%) ASP.NET
10 236 (8.69%) Node.js
11 199 (7.32%) REST
12 139 (5.12%) .NET Framework
13 137 (5.04%) Kafka
14 119 (4.38%) RESTful
15 117 (4.31%) Spring
16 114 (4.20%) Redux
17 110 (4.05%) XML
18 107 (3.94%) ASP.NET Core
19 102 (3.75%) JSON
20 101 (3.72%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 223 (8.21%) Greenfield Project
2 194 (7.14%) Hedge funds
3 184 (6.77%) Derivative
4 163 (6.00%) Fixed Income
5 156 (5.74%) User Experience
6 127 (4.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 106 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
8 74 (2.72%) Cloud Native
9 72 (2.65%) Equities
10 71 (2.61%) Mobile App
11 62 (2.28%) Algorithms
12 50 (1.84%) Public Cloud
13 45 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
14 42 (1.55%) Data Structures
15 39 (1.44%) Data Centre
16 26 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
17 21 (0.77%) Management Information System
17 21 (0.77%) Virtual Team
18 11 (0.40%) Private Cloud
19 10 (0.37%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 230 (8.47%) Linux
2 183 (6.74%) Windows
3 89 (3.28%) Windows Server
4 41 (1.51%) Android
5 38 (1.40%) Apple iOS
6 33 (1.21%) Unix
7 27 (0.99%) CentOS
8 24 (0.88%) Ubuntu
9 23 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (0.74%) Windows 10
11 18 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (0.63%) Windows Server 2016
13 16 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (0.29%) Fedora
14 8 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
15 4 (0.15%) VMS
16 1 (0.037%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.037%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,061 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
2 723 (26.61%) DevOps
3 532 (19.58%) Microservices
4 502 (18.48%) Software Engineering
5 356 (13.10%) TDD
6 339 (12.48%) Test Automation
7 319 (11.74%) Scrum
8 229 (8.43%) Asset Management
9 201 (7.40%) Computer Science
10 197 (7.25%) Mentoring
11 193 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
12 164 (6.04%) Problem-Solving
13 162 (5.96%) BDD
14 157 (5.78%) Investment Management
15 155 (5.70%) SDLC
16 154 (5.67%) Analytics
17 145 (5.34%) Machine Learning
18 143 (5.26%) Front End Development
19 140 (5.15%) Artificial Intelligence
20 128 (4.71%) OO
Programming Languages
1 759 (27.94%) Python
2 740 (27.24%) JavaScript
3 690 (25.40%) C#
4 647 (23.81%) Java
5 491 (18.07%) SQL
6 202 (7.43%) TypeScript
7 145 (5.34%) PowerShell
8 106 (3.90%) Go
9 79 (2.91%) C++
10 74 (2.72%) Kotlin
11 73 (2.69%) T-SQL
12 72 (2.65%) Ruby
13 69 (2.54%) Scala
14 64 (2.36%) Bash Shell
15 52 (1.91%) ES6
15 52 (1.91%) PHP
16 44 (1.62%) Java 8
17 31 (1.14%) VB.NET
18 30 (1.10%) C
19 28 (1.03%) R
Qualifications
1 261 (9.61%) Degree
2 102 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (0.74%) Master's Degree
4 19 (0.70%) AWS Certification
4 19 (0.70%) ISEB
5 18 (0.66%) PhD
6 17 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (0.55%) ISTQB
8 14 (0.52%) CISSP
9 11 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (0.37%) CISM
11 9 (0.33%) CCNP
12 7 (0.26%) CCNA
12 7 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
12 7 (0.26%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.22%) MCSE
14 5 (0.18%) CISA
14 5 (0.18%) CRISC
14 5 (0.18%) MCITP
15 4 (0.15%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (7.69%) QA
2 26 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 20 (0.74%) SLA
4 19 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.63%) GDPR
6 11 (0.40%) SEPA
7 9 (0.33%) Data Quality
7 9 (0.33%) PSD2
8 7 (0.26%) NIST
9 4 (0.15%) PMO
9 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.11%) EMIR
10 3 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.074%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.074%) MiFID
11 2 (0.074%) WCAG
12 1 (0.037%) BS7799
12 1 (0.037%) COBIT
12 1 (0.037%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.037%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 486 (17.89%) Docker
2 85 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 27 (0.99%) Hyper-V
4 16 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.22%) LXC
7 5 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.15%) Firmware
8 4 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (0.15%) XenApp
9 3 (0.11%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.074%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.074%) Xen
11 1 (0.037%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.037%) HDFS
11 1 (0.037%) iptables
11 1 (0.037%) NFS
11 1 (0.037%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.037%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 452 (16.64%) Kubernetes
2 197 (7.25%) Terraform
3 135 (4.97%) Ansible
4 113 (4.16%) Puppet
5 93 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (1.66%) SCCM
7 36 (1.32%) Prometheus
8 29 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
9 26 (0.96%) Grafana
10 21 (0.77%) SCVMM
11 17 (0.63%) Kibana
12 12 (0.44%) Istio
13 10 (0.37%) Packer
14 9 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
14 9 (0.33%) Salt
15 8 (0.29%) Mesos
16 6 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
17 5 (0.18%) Nagios
18 4 (0.15%) logstash
18 4 (0.15%) Rancher
Vendors
1 204 (7.51%) Microsoft
2 93 (3.42%) Google
3 43 (1.58%) Oracle
4 37 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
5 35 (1.29%) Atlassian
6 32 (1.18%) Red Hat
7 29 (1.07%) Splunk
8 26 (0.96%) VMware
9 25 (0.92%) SAP
10 23 (0.85%) Cisco
11 20 (0.74%) Adobe
12 15 (0.55%) Tableau
13 14 (0.52%) New Relic
14 13 (0.48%) IBM
15 12 (0.44%) Citrix
16 9 (0.33%) Cadence
16 9 (0.33%) Foundry
17 8 (0.29%) Rackspace
18 7 (0.26%) Hotjar
18 7 (0.26%) HP