Period
to 21 April 2018

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 6 months to 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 176 329
Rank change year-on-year +76 +153 +382
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 5,667 3,380 2,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.19% 1.97% 1.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.48% 4.65% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4,643 2,989 1,695
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +11.76%

Fintech is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75,770 72,689 89,915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.68% 42.43% 43.98%
Number of salaries quoted 59,718 59,120 72,567
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% +7.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%

Fintech
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 21 April 2018.

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 21 April 2018. 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 +72 5,478 £62,500 +4.17% 721
London +39 4,202 £65,000 +4.00% 555
UK excluding London +139 1,407 £47,500 +5.56% 183
South East +130 396 £45,000 -18.18% 43
East of England +121 315 £62,500 +31.58% 22
North of England +76 240 £45,000 +12.50% 45
North West +121 186 £45,000 - 37
Midlands +25 180 £50,000 -4.76% 19
South West +67 134 £45,000 - 36
West Midlands +27 110 £55,000 +2.33% 12
Scotland -20 71 £46,250 +12.12% 14
East Midlands +15 70 £47,500 - 7
Wales +35 62 £41,500 -7.78% 2
Yorkshire -43 29 £46,250 +20.13% 7
North East - 25 £29,000 - 1
Northern Ireland +1 8 £40,000 +17.65% 2
Channel Islands 0 2 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, 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 3,055 (53.91%) Finance
2 2,539 (44.80%) Agile Software Development
3 1,763 (31.11%) Java
4 1,297 (22.89%) JavaScript
5 1,279 (22.57%) SQL
6 1,020 (18.00%) C#
7 1,014 (17.89%) Python
8 997 (17.59%) AngularJS
9 981 (17.31%) .NET
10 902 (15.92%) HTML
11 895 (15.79%) TDD
12 893 (15.76%) CSS
13 848 (14.96%) Banking
14 826 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
15 793 (13.99%) Scrum
16 740 (13.06%) Linux
17 719 (12.69%) SQL Server
18 718 (12.67%) Degree
19 711 (12.55%) DevOps
20 611 (10.78%) MVC
21 597 (10.53%) Software Engineering
22 574 (10.13%) Test Automation
23 558 (9.85%) Git (software)
24 539 (9.51%) Microservices
25 536 (9.46%) Spring
26 522 (9.21%) Greenfield Project
27 510 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
28 506 (8.93%) Computer Science
29 488 (8.61%) Docker
30 474 (8.36%) React

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
1 149 (2.63%) Apache Spark
2 124 (2.19%) Tomcat
3 114 (2.01%) Apache
4 101 (1.78%) Elasticsearch
5 87 (1.54%) Confluence
6 65 (1.15%) IIS
7 63 (1.11%) CMS
8 50 (0.88%) Ethereum
9 49 (0.86%) JBoss
10 44 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 34 (0.60%) WordPress
12 33 (0.58%) WebSphere
13 31 (0.55%) WebLogic
14 27 (0.48%) nginx
14 27 (0.48%) SAS
15 26 (0.46%) Apache Solr
16 20 (0.35%) SharePoint
17 18 (0.32%) NServiceBus
18 15 (0.26%) OpenStack
19 14 (0.25%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 95 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 78 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
3 36 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (0.60%) Photoshop
5 31 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 28 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 21 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
8 14 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
9 11 (0.19%) InVision
10 10 (0.18%) Chatbot
11 9 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (0.071%) Mingle
14 1 (0.018%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.018%) InDesign
14 1 (0.018%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 68 (1.20%) Payment Gateway
2 38 (0.67%) Distributed Ledger
3 24 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 22 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 21 (0.37%) Ripple
6 10 (0.18%) Ripple XRP
7 9 (0.16%) RMDS
8 7 (0.12%) Markit EDM
9 5 (0.088%) SessionCam
9 5 (0.088%) WebTrends
10 4 (0.071%) Advent Geneva
10 4 (0.071%) Eagle PACE
10 4 (0.071%) HFM
10 4 (0.071%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.071%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.071%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 4 (0.071%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 4 (0.071%) Sentinel
10 4 (0.071%) thinkFolio
10 4 (0.071%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 826 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 510 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 212 (3.74%) SaaS
4 195 (3.44%) GitHub
5 89 (1.57%) OpenShift
6 57 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
7 56 (0.99%) Serverless
8 55 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
9 52 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
10 50 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
11 38 (0.67%) Amazon S3
11 38 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
12 32 (0.56%) Slack
13 30 (0.53%) Office 365
14 28 (0.49%) IaaS
15 27 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 24 (0.42%) PaaS
17 22 (0.39%) Trello
18 21 (0.37%) Google Analytics
19 17 (0.30%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 109 (1.92%) Firewall
2 102 (1.80%) Internet
3 57 (1.01%) HTTP
4 51 (0.90%) DNS
5 43 (0.76%) Network Security
6 33 (0.58%) TCP/IP
7 29 (0.51%) VPN
8 24 (0.42%) DSL
8 24 (0.42%) FIX Connectivity
9 21 (0.37%) BGP
9 21 (0.37%) OSPF
10 20 (0.35%) Multicast
11 19 (0.34%) DHCP
11 19 (0.34%) Intranet
12 17 (0.30%) AMQP
12 17 (0.30%) Kerberos
12 17 (0.30%) SAN
13 16 (0.28%) Value-Added Service
14 13 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
14 13 (0.23%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 719 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 368 (6.49%) MySQL
3 358 (6.32%) MongoDB
4 334 (5.89%) NoSQL
5 322 (5.68%) Big Data
6 267 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
7 242 (4.27%) Relational Database
8 238 (4.20%) Blockchain
9 209 (3.69%) SQL Server 2016
10 167 (2.95%) Hadoop
11 148 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
12 138 (2.44%) RavenDB
13 116 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 111 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 106 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
16 103 (1.82%) Redis
17 100 (1.76%) RDBMS
18 91 (1.61%) Apache Hive
19 72 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 67 (1.18%) HBase
Development Applications
1 558 (9.85%) Git (software)
2 365 (6.44%) Jenkins
3 298 (5.26%) JIRA
4 248 (4.38%) Selenium
5 230 (4.06%) Cucumber
6 191 (3.37%) Maven
7 119 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 109 (1.92%) JUnit
9 95 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
10 91 (1.61%) TeamCity
11 83 (1.46%) WebDriver
12 76 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
12 76 (1.34%) Visual Studio
13 65 (1.15%) Gradle
14 63 (1.11%) Subversion
15 62 (1.09%) Appium
16 45 (0.79%) webpack
17 44 (0.78%) NUnit
18 43 (0.76%) Xcode
19 42 (0.74%) Bitbucket
General
1 3,055 (53.91%) Finance
2 848 (14.96%) Banking
3 176 (3.11%) Marketing
4 161 (2.84%) Retail
5 158 (2.79%) Investment Banking
6 152 (2.68%) Financial Institution
7 132 (2.33%) Games
8 96 (1.69%) Retail Banking
9 94 (1.66%) Advertising
10 88 (1.55%) Telecoms
11 74 (1.31%) Law
12 71 (1.25%) Front Office
13 58 (1.02%) Legal
14 57 (1.01%) Back Office
15 27 (0.48%) Electronics
16 25 (0.44%) Manufacturing
17 21 (0.37%) Publishing
18 19 (0.34%) International Banking
19 16 (0.28%) Prime Brokerage
20 15 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2,685 (47.38%) Developer
2 751 (13.25%) Java Developer
3 512 (9.03%) Senior Developer
4 503 (8.88%) .NET Developer
5 411 (7.25%) Analyst
6 355 (6.26%) C# Developer
7 282 (4.98%) Java Developer - Fintech
8 236 (4.16%) Software Engineer
9 228 (4.02%) .NET Developer - Fintech
10 224 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
11 210 (3.71%) C# .NET Developer
12 206 (3.64%) JavaScript Developer
13 203 (3.58%) DevOps Engineer
14 189 (3.34%) Full Stack Developer
15 170 (3.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 158 (2.79%) Architect
17 156 (2.75%) Software Developer
18 144 (2.54%) SQL Developer
19 143 (2.52%) Python Developer
20 141 (2.49%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 997 (17.59%) AngularJS
2 981 (17.31%) .NET
3 902 (15.92%) HTML
4 893 (15.76%) CSS
5 536 (9.46%) Spring
6 474 (8.36%) React
7 468 (8.26%) ASP.NET
8 429 (7.57%) HTML5
9 424 (7.48%) Web Services
10 399 (7.04%) Node.js
11 398 (7.02%) RESTful
12 385 (6.79%) .NET Framework
13 356 (6.28%) REST
14 351 (6.19%) jQuery
15 343 (6.05%) CSS3
16 336 (5.93%) ASP.NET MVC
17 256 (4.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 203 (3.58%) XML
19 186 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web API
20 172 (3.04%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 522 (9.21%) Greenfield Project
2 506 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 460 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
4 347 (6.12%) User Experience
5 237 (4.18%) Hedge funds
6 189 (3.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 167 (2.95%) Algorithms
8 140 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
9 139 (2.45%) Mobile App
10 119 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
11 101 (1.78%) Public Cloud
12 95 (1.68%) Private Cloud
13 87 (1.54%) Fixed Income
14 72 (1.27%) Data Structures
15 71 (1.25%) Equities
16 64 (1.13%) Data Centre
17 57 (1.01%) Bitcoin
17 57 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
18 53 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 52 (0.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 740 (13.06%) Linux
2 295 (5.21%) Windows
3 286 (5.05%) Unix
4 259 (4.57%) Apple iOS
5 248 (4.38%) Android
6 69 (1.22%) Windows Server
7 37 (0.65%) Mac OS
8 31 (0.55%) CentOS
9 29 (0.51%) Solaris
9 29 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 24 (0.42%) Windows 7
11 18 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (0.25%) VMS
13 14 (0.25%) Windows 8
14 13 (0.23%) Debian
14 13 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (0.19%) Mac OS X
16 10 (0.18%) Windows 10
17 6 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,539 (44.80%) Agile Software Development
2 895 (15.79%) TDD
3 793 (13.99%) Scrum
4 711 (12.55%) DevOps
5 611 (10.78%) MVC
6 597 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 574 (10.13%) Test Automation
8 539 (9.51%) Microservices
9 467 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
10 416 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
11 396 (6.99%) Analytics
12 376 (6.63%) BDD
13 336 (5.93%) Machine Learning
14 323 (5.70%) Mentoring
15 321 (5.66%) Front End Development
16 313 (5.52%) OO
17 308 (5.43%) Wealth Management
18 292 (5.15%) Web Development
19 278 (4.91%) E-Commerce
20 274 (4.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,763 (31.11%) Java
2 1,297 (22.89%) JavaScript
3 1,279 (22.57%) SQL
4 1,020 (18.00%) C#
5 1,014 (17.89%) Python
6 407 (7.18%) Scala
7 393 (6.93%) Ruby
8 328 (5.79%) Java 8
9 274 (4.84%) PHP
10 266 (4.69%) C++
11 198 (3.49%) T-SQL
12 148 (2.61%) Bash Shell
13 145 (2.56%) PowerShell
14 131 (2.31%) TypeScript
15 109 (1.92%) Perl
16 107 (1.89%) R
17 104 (1.84%) ES6
17 104 (1.84%) Go
18 101 (1.78%) Shell Script
19 81 (1.43%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 718 (12.67%) Degree
2 200 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 73 (1.29%) CISSP
4 64 (1.13%) PhD
5 61 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
6 37 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 34 (0.60%) ISEB
8 27 (0.48%) PMI Certification
9 26 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 24 (0.42%) Master's Degree
12 22 (0.39%) PMP
13 20 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
14 19 (0.34%) CISM
15 18 (0.32%) CISA
16 17 (0.30%) CEH
17 16 (0.28%) Security Cleared
18 15 (0.26%) CCNA
18 15 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 15 (0.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 396 (6.99%) QA
2 149 (2.63%) PCI DSS
3 84 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 45 (0.79%) SLA
5 36 (0.64%) PSD2
6 35 (0.62%) GDPR
6 35 (0.62%) MiFID
7 26 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 23 (0.41%) SEPA
9 18 (0.32%) ISO 9001
10 13 (0.23%) GCP
10 13 (0.23%) PMO
11 12 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 10 (0.18%) COBIT
13 8 (0.14%) BS7799
14 7 (0.12%) PA-DSS
15 6 (0.11%) SAS 70
16 5 (0.088%) ISO 20022
17 4 (0.071%) ISAE 3402
18 3 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 488 (8.61%) Docker
2 67 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 58 (1.02%) HDFS
4 35 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 12 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.18%) Apache Flume
9 7 (0.12%) iptables
10 5 (0.088%) Snort
10 5 (0.088%) Squid
10 5 (0.088%) vSphere
10 5 (0.088%) Xen
11 4 (0.071%) GridGain
11 4 (0.071%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.053%) KVM
13 2 (0.035%) LXC
13 2 (0.035%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.018%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 261 (4.61%) Ansible
2 207 (3.65%) Kubernetes
3 202 (3.56%) Puppet
4 154 (2.72%) Terraform
5 145 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (0.86%) Nagios
7 40 (0.71%) Nessus
8 30 (0.53%) Packer
9 23 (0.41%) Oozie
10 21 (0.37%) logstash
11 20 (0.35%) Ambari
12 18 (0.32%) HockeyApp
13 17 (0.30%) HP ALM
13 17 (0.30%) QRadar
14 15 (0.26%) Consul
15 14 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
16 13 (0.23%) Grafana
16 13 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
17 12 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
17 12 (0.21%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 392 (6.92%) Microsoft
2 376 (6.63%) WorldPay
3 335 (5.91%) Oracle
4 142 (2.51%) Google
5 79 (1.39%) Splunk
6 77 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
7 66 (1.16%) VMware
8 63 (1.11%) Tableau
9 58 (1.02%) Qualys
10 52 (0.92%) Adobe
11 46 (0.81%) Cisco
12 39 (0.69%) Capita
13 38 (0.67%) Hortonworks
14 35 (0.62%) SAP
15 34 (0.60%) AppDynamics
16 32 (0.56%) Facebook
17 29 (0.51%) HP
17 29 (0.51%) Red Hat
18 27 (0.48%) McAfee
18 27 (0.48%) TIBCO