Period
to 16 August 2017

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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 263 519
Rank change year-on-year +105 +256 +431
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 4062 2543 1137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.30% 1.28% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.37% 3.08% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3562 2209 993
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.26% -1.05% +11.76%

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 75584 82519 89404
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.78% 41.66% 41.15%
Number of salaries quoted 57618 67459 71200
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 16 August 2017.

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 16 August 2017. 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 +111 3948 £60,000 +4.35% 353
London +49 3032 £65,000 +8.33% 279
UK excluding London +302 1004 £45,000 -4.26% 78
South East +197 288 £47,750 -4.50% 28
North of England +146 230 £45,000 +5.88% 22
Midlands +162 173 £47,500 +5.56% 8
East of England +64 152 £45,000 -18.18% 11
Yorkshire +110 128 £40,000 -5.88% 5
North West +25 95 £47,500 +33.80% 15
West Midlands +76 86 £48,500 +2.11% 4
East Midlands +94 83 £47,500 +26.67% 4
South West +64 72 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Scotland +38 39 £42,500 +41.67% 4
Wales +9 33 £45,000 +12.50%
Northern Ireland -8 7 £26,000 -52.73%
Channel Islands - 7 £32,500 -
North East - 7 £42,500 - 2
Isle of Man - 4 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 2414 (59.43%) Finance
2 1796 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
3 1144 (28.16%) Java
4 936 (23.04%) C#
5 863 (21.25%) JavaScript
6 828 (20.38%) SQL
7 801 (19.72%) .NET
8 737 (18.14%) Banking
9 694 (17.09%) HTML
10 670 (16.49%) TDD
11 653 (16.08%) AngularJS
12 638 (15.71%) Scrum
13 634 (15.61%) Python
14 633 (15.58%) CSS
15 588 (14.48%) SQL Server
16 557 (13.71%) Linux
16 557 (13.71%) Degree
17 483 (11.89%) MVC
18 482 (11.87%) Software Engineering
19 440 (10.83%) Amazon AWS
20 439 (10.81%) DevOps
21 438 (10.78%) ASP.NET
22 382 (9.40%) Microsoft
23 374 (9.21%) Test Automation
24 373 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
24 373 (9.18%) HTML5
25 348 (8.57%) Computer Science
26 339 (8.35%) Greenfield Project
27 322 (7.93%) ASP.NET MVC
28 308 (7.58%) Continuous Integration

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 75 (1.85%) Apache
2 64 (1.58%) Tomcat
3 63 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
4 59 (1.45%) Apache Spark
5 58 (1.43%) Ethereum
6 50 (1.23%) IIS
7 46 (1.13%) Hyperledger
8 37 (0.91%) Confluence
9 27 (0.66%) SAS
9 27 (0.66%) WebLogic
10 26 (0.64%) WebSphere
11 23 (0.57%) JBoss
12 19 (0.47%) MS Exchange
13 16 (0.39%) Liferay
13 16 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
14 15 (0.37%) eris
15 12 (0.30%) CMS
15 12 (0.30%) nginx
15 12 (0.30%) OpenStack
16 11 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 70 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (0.62%) Photoshop
4 21 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
6 13 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.32%) SPSS
7 11 (0.27%) InVision
7 11 (0.27%) MS Visio
8 9 (0.22%) HipChat
9 6 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.12%) InDesign
11 4 (0.098%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.074%) Flinto
13 2 (0.049%) FrameMaker
13 2 (0.049%) LaTeX
13 2 (0.049%) UXPin
14 1 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.025%) Stata
14 1 (0.025%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 21 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.27%) Sonata
3 6 (0.15%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.12%) Temenos T24
5 4 (0.098%) SessionCam
5 4 (0.098%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.074%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.074%) Finacle
6 3 (0.074%) HFM
6 3 (0.074%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.074%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.074%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.074%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.074%) Summit
7 2 (0.049%) Magento
7 2 (0.049%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.049%) R3 Corda
8 1 (0.025%) MetaTrader
8 1 (0.025%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 440 (10.83%) Amazon AWS
2 373 (9.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 170 (4.19%) SaaS
4 82 (2.02%) GitHub
5 46 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 29 (0.71%) IaaS
7 23 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
8 22 (0.54%) Google Analytics
8 22 (0.54%) Office 365
9 20 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
10 16 (0.39%) Amazon S3
11 14 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
13 12 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 12 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
14 11 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (0.22%) OpenShift
16 8 (0.20%) PaaS
17 6 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
17 6 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 75 (1.85%) Firewall
2 70 (1.72%) HTTP
2 70 (1.72%) Internet
3 64 (1.58%) TCP/IP
4 41 (1.01%) WAN
5 40 (0.98%) LAN
6 37 (0.91%) DNS
7 21 (0.52%) DHCP
8 18 (0.44%) FTP
8 18 (0.44%) VPN
9 17 (0.42%) SAN
10 13 (0.32%) BGP
11 11 (0.27%) DSL
11 11 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (0.27%) SSL
12 10 (0.25%) MPLS
13 9 (0.22%) Network Security
13 9 (0.22%) OSPF
13 9 (0.22%) VoIP
14 8 (0.20%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 588 (14.48%) SQL Server
2 272 (6.70%) MongoDB
3 255 (6.28%) Blockchain
3 255 (6.28%) MySQL
4 210 (5.17%) NoSQL
5 191 (4.70%) Big Data
6 152 (3.74%) Relational Database
7 147 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
8 112 (2.76%) RavenDB
9 110 (2.71%) SQL Server 2016
10 75 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
11 70 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
12 66 (1.62%) Hadoop
13 58 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
13 58 (1.43%) Redis
14 55 (1.35%) RDBMS
15 48 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 45 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 39 (0.96%) Oracle Database
18 30 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 306 (7.53%) Git (software)
2 243 (5.98%) JIRA
3 208 (5.12%) Jenkins
4 134 (3.30%) Selenium
5 91 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 78 (1.92%) TeamCity
7 69 (1.70%) Maven
8 67 (1.65%) Cucumber
9 61 (1.50%) Gradle
10 53 (1.30%) Visual Studio
11 47 (1.16%) Grunt
11 47 (1.16%) NUnit
12 46 (1.13%) Subversion
13 41 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
14 40 (0.98%) JUnit
15 38 (0.94%) gulp
16 34 (0.84%) WebDriver
17 27 (0.66%) SpecFlow
18 25 (0.62%) SoapUI
18 25 (0.62%) Xcode
General
1 2414 (59.43%) Finance
2 737 (18.14%) Banking
3 200 (4.92%) Financial Institution
4 166 (4.09%) Marketing
5 135 (3.32%) Investment Banking
6 99 (2.44%) Retail
7 92 (2.26%) Telecoms
8 67 (1.65%) Front Office
8 67 (1.65%) Legal
9 62 (1.53%) Games
10 50 (1.23%) Manufacturing
11 48 (1.18%) Electronics
12 47 (1.16%) Back Office
13 33 (0.81%) Publishing
14 22 (0.54%) Advertising
15 15 (0.37%) Law
15 15 (0.37%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.22%) Automotive
17 8 (0.20%) German Language
17 8 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1894 (46.63%) Developer
2 492 (12.11%) .NET Developer
3 490 (12.06%) Java Developer
4 358 (8.81%) Analyst
5 328 (8.07%) Senior Developer
6 324 (7.98%) C# Developer
7 224 (5.51%) C# .NET Developer
8 195 (4.80%) Software Engineer
9 178 (4.38%) Business Analyst
10 171 (4.21%) JavaScript Developer
11 151 (3.72%) Junior
12 137 (3.37%) Architect
13 135 (3.32%) Consultant
14 133 (3.27%) DevOps Engineer
15 130 (3.20%) Full Stack Developer
15 130 (3.20%) Python Developer
16 116 (2.86%) Java Engineer
16 116 (2.86%) Software Developer
17 113 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
18 112 (2.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 801 (19.72%) .NET
2 694 (17.09%) HTML
3 653 (16.08%) AngularJS
4 633 (15.58%) CSS
5 438 (10.78%) ASP.NET
6 373 (9.18%) HTML5
7 322 (7.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 275 (6.77%) REST
9 267 (6.57%) .NET Framework
10 258 (6.35%) Node.js
11 249 (6.13%) CSS3
12 238 (5.86%) React
13 233 (5.74%) XML
14 228 (5.61%) Web Services
15 221 (5.44%) Spring
16 189 (4.65%) jQuery
17 186 (4.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 153 (3.77%) RESTful
19 151 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 145 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 348 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 339 (8.35%) Greenfield Project
3 225 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
4 177 (4.36%) User Experience
5 115 (2.83%) Hedge funds
6 113 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
7 100 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 96 (2.36%) Mobile App
9 86 (2.12%) Algorithms
9 86 (2.12%) Bitcoin
10 59 (1.45%) Data Structures
11 57 (1.40%) Digital Currency
12 50 (1.23%) Fixed Income
13 49 (1.21%) Data Centre
14 42 (1.03%) Equities
15 36 (0.89%) Management Information System
15 36 (0.89%) Social Media
16 35 (0.86%) Derivative
17 31 (0.76%) Client/Server
18 27 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 557 (13.71%) Linux
2 277 (6.82%) Windows
3 180 (4.43%) Unix
4 131 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 93 (2.29%) Android
6 48 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 44 (1.08%) Windows Server
8 37 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 36 (0.89%) CentOS
10 33 (0.81%) Ubuntu
11 23 (0.57%) Debian
11 23 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (0.39%) Windows 7
13 9 (0.22%) Solaris
14 7 (0.17%) AIX
14 7 (0.17%) Fedora
15 6 (0.15%) Windows 10
16 5 (0.12%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.098%) Windows 8
18 2 (0.049%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1796 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
2 670 (16.49%) TDD
3 638 (15.71%) Scrum
4 483 (11.89%) MVC
5 482 (11.87%) Software Engineering
6 439 (10.81%) DevOps
7 374 (9.21%) Test Automation
8 308 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
9 274 (6.75%) OO
10 266 (6.55%) BDD
11 251 (6.18%) Microservices
12 249 (6.13%) Analytics
13 217 (5.34%) Mentoring
14 213 (5.24%) Wealth Management
15 211 (5.19%) Change Management
16 196 (4.83%) Open Source
17 193 (4.75%) Multithreading
18 191 (4.70%) Low Latency
19 179 (4.41%) SOA
20 178 (4.38%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1144 (28.16%) Java
2 936 (23.04%) C#
3 863 (21.25%) JavaScript
4 828 (20.38%) SQL
5 634 (15.61%) Python
6 260 (6.40%) C++
7 161 (3.96%) Scala
8 160 (3.94%) Ruby
9 136 (3.35%) PHP
10 125 (3.08%) T-SQL
11 123 (3.03%) Go
11 123 (3.03%) Perl
12 102 (2.51%) PowerShell
13 98 (2.41%) Bash Shell
14 83 (2.04%) Shell Script
15 82 (2.02%) VB.NET
16 65 (1.60%) Objective-C
17 61 (1.50%) C
17 61 (1.50%) Haskell
18 60 (1.48%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 557 (13.71%) Degree
2 131 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 75 (1.85%) PhD
4 29 (0.71%) ISTQB
5 27 (0.66%) Master's Degree
6 26 (0.64%) ISEB
7 25 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (0.52%) CISSP
10 16 (0.39%) CISM
11 15 (0.37%) CCNA
12 14 (0.34%) PMP
13 12 (0.30%) AWS Certification
13 12 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
13 12 (0.30%) PMI Certification
14 10 (0.25%) CCNP
14 10 (0.25%) MCSE
15 9 (0.22%) CIPD
15 9 (0.22%) CISA
15 9 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (5.81%) QA
2 51 (1.26%) PCI DSS
3 49 (1.21%) MiFID
4 43 (1.06%) SEPA
5 20 (0.49%) PMO
6 19 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.37%) Data Quality
7 15 (0.37%) GDPR
8 13 (0.32%) SLA
9 12 (0.30%) EMIR
10 10 (0.25%) ISO 8583
11 6 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
12 5 (0.12%) GCP
12 5 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.098%) TARGET2
13 4 (0.098%) WCAG
14 3 (0.074%) COBIT
14 3 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 3 (0.074%) Section 508
15 2 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 240 (5.91%) Docker
2 84 (2.07%) Active Directory
3 50 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (0.71%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.27%) Apache Flume
5 11 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
5 11 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.22%) Shibboleth
6 9 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
7 7 (0.17%) iptables
7 7 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.17%) vSphere
8 6 (0.15%) etcd
9 4 (0.098%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.098%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.074%) HDFS
11 2 (0.049%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.049%) XenApp
12 1 (0.025%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.025%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 159 (3.91%) Ansible
2 124 (3.05%) Puppet
3 120 (2.95%) Kubernetes
4 112 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
5 66 (1.62%) Terraform
6 41 (1.01%) Opsview
7 25 (0.62%) Nagios
8 24 (0.59%) Prometheus
9 21 (0.52%) Kibana
10 19 (0.47%) Grafana
11 18 (0.44%) Zipkin
12 17 (0.42%) logstash
13 15 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 14 (0.34%) Mesos
14 14 (0.34%) Packer
15 11 (0.27%) SCCM
16 10 (0.25%) Salt
17 9 (0.22%) Tivoli
18 8 (0.20%) Consul
19 5 (0.12%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 382 (9.40%) Microsoft
2 220 (5.42%) Oracle
3 100 (2.46%) Google
4 94 (2.31%) Splunk
5 87 (2.14%) VMware
6 70 (1.72%) Cisco
7 65 (1.60%) Tableau
8 62 (1.53%) Red Hat
9 47 (1.16%) SAP
10 41 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
11 36 (0.89%) Atlassian
12 31 (0.76%) IBM
13 29 (0.71%) Adobe
14 26 (0.64%) AppDynamics
14 26 (0.64%) HP
15 24 (0.59%) Sybase
16 23 (0.57%) TIBCO
17 22 (0.54%) StreamBase
18 19 (0.47%) F5
19 18 (0.44%) New Relic