Financial Technology (FinTech)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Fintech skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Fintech over the 6 months leading up to 20 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
20 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 147 117 69
Rank change year-on-year -30 -48 -8
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 1,732 2,401 8,969
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.81% 2.90% 5.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 3.04% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,313 2,171 4,798
10th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
25th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £85,000 £70,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +20.57% +0.71%
75th Percentile £97,500 £105,000 £93,750
90th Percentile £117,500 £120,000 £112,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% +4.76%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

Fintech falls under the Processes and Methodologies category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78,837 79,041 171,500
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 82.25% 95.40% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 52,708 51,042 86,362
10th Percentile £30,000 £33,750 £33,503
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,000 £44,012
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,249 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.71% +0.42% +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +7.14%

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 20 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Fintech in the UK

Fintech
Top 18 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 20 July 2024. 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 -43 1,512 £80,000 -5.88% 185
London -7 1,032 £85,000 -5.56% 110
Work from Home -40 718 £80,000 -5.88% 100
UK excluding London -34 616 £60,000 -7.69% 98
North of England +62 153 £57,500 -4.17% 32
North West +34 114 £60,000 +9.09% 18
South East -87 110 £70,000 -6.67% 30
South West -1 104 £65,000 - 16
Scotland -12 102 £72,500 +38.10% 11
Midlands -59 71 £58,750 +2.17% 5
East Midlands -5 42 £65,000 +30.00% 3
Wales +50 41 £48,750 -26.42%
East of England -25 29 £67,500 +31.07% 5
West Midlands -69 29 £52,500 -16.00% 2
Yorkshire +31 24 £50,000 -23.49% 8
North East -6 15 £42,500 -39.29% 6
Northern Ireland -2 5 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £60,000 - 1

Fintech
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 84 (4.85%) Apache Airflow
2 61 (3.52%) Apache
3 40 (2.31%) Confluence
4 15 (0.87%) CMS
5 9 (0.52%) Apache Spark
5 9 (0.52%) nginx
5 9 (0.52%) SAS
6 8 (0.46%) Drupal
7 6 (0.35%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.23%) Apache Pulsar
8 4 (0.23%) WordPress
9 2 (0.12%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.12%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.058%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.058%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Exchange
10 1 (0.058%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 24 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (0.46%) SPSS
4 3 (0.17%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.058%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (1.73%) Ripple
2 28 (1.62%) Aladdin
3 7 (0.40%) Fidessa
4 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.17%) Relativity
5 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.12%) Veritas eDiscovery
6 1 (0.058%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.058%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 698 (40.30%) AWS
2 373 (21.54%) Azure
3 294 (16.97%) GCP
4 125 (7.22%) SaaS
5 77 (4.45%) Serverless
6 56 (3.23%) dbt
7 47 (2.71%) Azure DevOps
8 46 (2.66%) Figma
9 35 (2.02%) AWS Lambda
10 32 (1.85%) SurveyMonkey
11 29 (1.67%) Microsoft 365
12 28 (1.62%) Dagster
13 26 (1.50%) Amazon EKS
13 26 (1.50%) GitHub
14 21 (1.21%) Amazon ECS
14 21 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
15 20 (1.15%) Amazon S3
16 19 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
16 19 (1.10%) Power Platform
17 17 (0.98%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.02%) Firewall
2 18 (1.04%) DNS
3 16 (0.92%) LAN
3 16 (0.92%) WAN
4 15 (0.87%) Network Security
4 15 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.46%) VPN
7 7 (0.40%) BGP
7 7 (0.40%) OSPF
7 7 (0.40%) SD-WAN
8 6 (0.35%) AMQP
8 6 (0.35%) Multicast
9 5 (0.29%) DHCP
9 5 (0.29%) FTP
9 5 (0.29%) HTTP
9 5 (0.29%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.29%) IP Telephony
9 5 (0.29%) PABX
9 5 (0.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (5.20%) PostgreSQL
2 64 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 54 (3.12%) Apache Ignite
4 49 (2.83%) Amazon Athena
4 49 (2.83%) Dremio
5 46 (2.66%) Relational Database
6 33 (1.91%) Data Lake
6 33 (1.91%) MongoDB
7 32 (1.85%) Big Data
8 29 (1.67%) BigQuery
9 28 (1.62%) MySQL
10 27 (1.56%) NoSQL
11 25 (1.44%) Redis
12 22 (1.27%) Apache Arrow
12 22 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
13 18 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
14 16 (0.92%) Power BI
15 9 (0.52%) Tableau
16 8 (0.46%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 74 (4.27%) Jenkins
2 73 (4.21%) Git
3 68 (3.93%) JIRA
4 43 (2.48%) GitLab
5 32 (1.85%) Selenium
6 30 (1.73%) TeamCity
7 28 (1.62%) Postman
8 18 (1.04%) Cucumber
9 14 (0.81%) Storybook
10 13 (0.75%) Cypress.io
11 9 (0.52%) JMeter
11 9 (0.52%) JUnit
11 9 (0.52%) SonarQube
12 7 (0.40%) Appium
12 7 (0.40%) Mocha
13 6 (0.35%) CircleCI
13 6 (0.35%) Crashlytics
14 5 (0.29%) Maven
14 5 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
14 5 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 849 (49.02%) Finance
2 294 (16.97%) Banking
3 290 (16.74%) Social Skills
4 213 (12.30%) Law
5 206 (11.89%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 167 (9.64%) Front Office
7 114 (6.58%) Marketing
8 111 (6.41%) Retail
9 96 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
10 84 (4.85%) Financial Institution
11 76 (4.39%) Legal
12 53 (3.06%) Investment Banking
13 33 (1.91%) Games
14 32 (1.85%) Social Science
15 18 (1.04%) Turkish Language
16 15 (0.87%) Publishing
17 13 (0.75%) Presentation Skills
18 12 (0.69%) Retail Finance
19 10 (0.58%) Documentation Skills
20 8 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 520 (30.02%) Developer
2 332 (19.17%) Senior
3 298 (17.21%) Software Engineer
4 223 (12.88%) Lead
5 148 (8.55%) Analyst
6 127 (7.33%) Senior Developer
7 120 (6.93%) Java Developer
8 98 (5.66%) .NET Developer
9 92 (5.31%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 74 (4.27%) Senior Software Engineer
11 65 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
12 60 (3.46%) Full Stack Developer
12 60 (3.46%) Software Developer
13 59 (3.41%) Python Engineer
14 57 (3.29%) Architect
14 57 (3.29%) C# Developer
14 57 (3.29%) Data Engineer
14 57 (3.29%) Java Engineer
15 52 (3.00%) Business Analyst
15 52 (3.00%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (15.99%) React
2 229 (13.22%) .NET
3 148 (8.55%) AngularJS
4 125 (7.22%) Node.js
5 106 (6.12%) Redux
6 105 (6.06%) Spring
7 93 (5.37%) Vue
8 88 (5.08%) REST
9 85 (4.91%) Spring Boot
10 83 (4.79%) Kafka
11 72 (4.16%) CSS
11 72 (4.16%) gRPC
12 67 (3.87%) .NET Core
13 65 (3.75%) HTML
14 56 (3.23%) Pandas
15 54 (3.12%) ASP.NET
16 52 (3.00%) NumPy
16 52 (3.00%) Protocol Buffers
17 51 (2.94%) RESTful
18 48 (2.77%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 126 (7.27%) Fixed Income
2 116 (6.70%) Product Ownership
3 110 (6.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 81 (4.68%) Equities
4 81 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
5 76 (4.39%) Hedge funds
6 71 (4.10%) Derivative
7 67 (3.87%) Cloud Native
8 57 (3.29%) Onboarding
9 50 (2.89%) Blog
10 44 (2.54%) Blockchain
11 39 (2.25%) Distributed Systems
12 36 (2.08%) Management Information System
13 33 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
14 30 (1.73%) NFT
15 27 (1.56%) Market Risk
16 26 (1.50%) Mobile App
17 25 (1.44%) Data Centre
17 25 (1.44%) Security Posture
18 23 (1.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 86 (4.97%) Linux
2 62 (3.58%) Windows
3 35 (2.02%) Android
4 32 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 17 (0.98%) Mac OS
5 17 (0.98%) Unix
6 8 (0.46%) CentOS
7 6 (0.35%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.29%) Debian
9 4 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.17%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.058%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 555 (32.04%) Agile
2 441 (25.46%) Software Engineering
3 241 (13.91%) CI/CD
4 236 (13.63%) DevOps
5 216 (12.47%) Asset Management
6 210 (12.12%) Full Stack Development
7 209 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
8 193 (11.14%) Microservices
9 185 (10.68%) Roadmaps
10 155 (8.95%) Investment Management
11 154 (8.89%) Computer Science
12 143 (8.26%) Analytics
13 132 (7.62%) User Experience
14 130 (7.51%) Test Automation
15 125 (7.22%) SDLC
16 120 (6.93%) Mentoring
17 119 (6.87%) Artificial Intelligence
18 118 (6.81%) TDD
19 103 (5.95%) Infrastructure as Code
20 97 (5.60%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 442 (25.52%) Java
2 348 (20.09%) Python
3 323 (18.65%) JavaScript
4 276 (15.94%) SQL
5 258 (14.90%) C#
6 228 (13.16%) TypeScript
7 147 (8.49%) Kotlin
8 49 (2.83%) PHP
9 46 (2.66%) Go
10 44 (2.54%) PowerShell
11 41 (2.37%) Scala
12 39 (2.25%) Rust
13 35 (2.02%) R
14 34 (1.96%) Bash
15 30 (1.73%) Solidity
16 29 (1.67%) C++
17 18 (1.04%) T-SQL
18 17 (0.98%) PL/SQL
19 9 (0.52%) Swift
20 6 (0.35%) Bicep
Qualifications
1 253 (14.61%) Degree
2 84 (4.85%) Master's Degree
3 80 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
4 58 (3.35%) PhD
5 21 (1.21%) AWS Certification
6 17 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (0.98%) CISSP
7 13 (0.75%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
8 11 (0.64%) CISA
8 11 (0.64%) CISM
9 10 (0.58%) CCSP
9 10 (0.58%) OSCP
10 8 (0.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 7 (0.40%) MBA
11 7 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.40%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.29%) CEH
12 5 (0.29%) CREST Certified
12 5 (0.29%) GCIH
12 5 (0.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (5.66%) QA
2 44 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (1.67%) Accessibility
4 25 (1.44%) GDPR
5 20 (1.15%) PCI DSS
6 17 (0.98%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.98%) SLA
7 13 (0.75%) NIST
7 13 (0.75%) SOC 2
8 9 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
9 7 (0.40%) COBIT
9 7 (0.40%) MiFID
10 6 (0.35%) UCITS
11 5 (0.29%) Software Quality Assurance
12 4 (0.23%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.23%) PMO
12 4 (0.23%) PSD2
13 3 (0.17%) NIST 800
14 2 (0.12%) IEC 62304
14 2 (0.12%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 201 (11.61%) Docker
2 26 (1.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.12%) Embedded Firmware
6 2 (0.12%) Firmware
6 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.058%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.058%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 242 (13.97%) Kubernetes
2 208 (12.01%) Terraform
3 54 (3.12%) Ansible
4 37 (2.14%) Grafana
5 16 (0.92%) Prometheus
6 8 (0.46%) CASB
6 8 (0.46%) CSIRT
7 7 (0.40%) Kibana
8 6 (0.35%) logstash
8 6 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.23%) Istio
9 4 (0.23%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.17%) Progress Chef
10 3 (0.17%) Puppet
10 3 (0.17%) SCCM
11 2 (0.12%) Argo
11 2 (0.12%) Nmap
12 1 (0.058%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 124 (7.16%) Microsoft
2 57 (3.29%) Google
3 39 (2.25%) Oracle
4 32 (1.85%) Qualtrics
5 30 (1.73%) Bloomberg
6 28 (1.62%) BISAM
7 25 (1.44%) Salesforce
8 17 (0.98%) Atlassian
9 15 (0.87%) Meraki
10 14 (0.81%) Cisco
11 12 (0.69%) Apple
12 10 (0.58%) VMware
13 9 (0.52%) Splunk
14 8 (0.46%) Databricks
14 8 (0.46%) Murex
15 7 (0.40%) Fortinet
16 6 (0.35%) Amplitude
16 6 (0.35%) Palo Alto
17 5 (0.29%) ForgeRock
17 5 (0.29%) Solace