Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 86 153
Rank change year-on-year +22 +67 +106
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 5,868 5,874 4,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.19% 3.55% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 3.87% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5,153 4,992 3,684
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +1.06%

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 128,950 151,697 162,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.10% 91.76% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 101,239 120,729 128,104
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Fintech in the UK

Fintech
Top 16 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 23 September 2019. 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 +20 5,454 £65,000 - 844
London +5 4,103 £70,000 +3.70% 642
UK excluding London +46 1,719 £51,500 +3.00% 254
South East +58 468 £57,500 +15.00% 56
North of England +47 374 £52,500 +14.13% 72
South West +69 284 £47,500 +17.28% 21
Scotland +39 256 £52,500 +5.00% 33
North West +35 221 £55,000 +10.00% 50
Yorkshire +40 130 £50,000 +13.64% 16
Midlands +14 122 £42,500 -19.05% 33
East of England 0 109 £62,500 - 20
Wales +24 91 £43,750 -12.50% 10
West Midlands +35 76 £42,500 -19.05% 16
East Midlands 0 46 £42,500 -15.00% 17
North East +41 23 £47,500 +22.58% 6
Northern Ireland +16 23 £60,000 +33.33% 9

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 2,714 (46.25%) Finance
2 2,492 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
3 1,473 (25.10%) Java
4 1,284 (21.88%) SQL
5 1,211 (20.64%) Banking
6 1,183 (20.16%) JavaScript
7 1,138 (19.39%) C#
8 1,132 (19.29%) AWS
9 1,083 (18.46%) Python
10 1,078 (18.37%) DevOps
11 1,002 (17.08%) .NET
12 944 (16.09%) Software Engineering
13 895 (15.25%) Scrum
14 836 (14.25%) Docker
15 815 (13.89%) Azure
16 808 (13.77%) Microservices
17 702 (11.96%) HTML
18 694 (11.83%) Degree
19 676 (11.52%) Linux
20 642 (10.94%) AngularJS
21 641 (10.92%) CSS
22 636 (10.84%) SQL Server
23 628 (10.70%) TDD
24 597 (10.17%) Microsoft
25 584 (9.95%) Computer Science
26 528 (9.00%) Kubernetes
27 501 (8.54%) Greenfield Project
28 493 (8.40%) React
29 478 (8.15%) Problem-Solving
30 474 (8.08%) Windows

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
1 115 (1.96%) Apache Spark
2 112 (1.91%) Confluence
3 96 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
4 95 (1.62%) Apache
5 79 (1.35%) IIS
6 57 (0.97%) Tomcat
7 39 (0.66%) nginx
7 39 (0.66%) WebSphere
8 35 (0.60%) WebLogic
9 34 (0.58%) CMS
10 21 (0.36%) JBoss
11 20 (0.34%) Apache Solr
11 20 (0.34%) Ethereum
12 18 (0.31%) SAS
13 17 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 17 (0.29%) OpenStack
14 16 (0.27%) SharePoint
15 12 (0.20%) MS Exchange
16 11 (0.19%) Hyperledger
17 9 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 132 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
2 75 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 44 (0.75%) Sketch
4 31 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 30 (0.51%) InVision
6 24 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 16 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 12 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
9 10 (0.17%) Zeplin
10 9 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 8 (0.14%) MS Visio
12 5 (0.085%) Chatbot
13 4 (0.068%) Adobe XD
14 3 (0.051%) Figma
14 3 (0.051%) Marvel
15 2 (0.034%) InDesign
16 1 (0.017%) LaTeX
16 1 (0.017%) RoboHelp
16 1 (0.017%) SPSS
16 1 (0.017%) Stata
Business Applications
1 28 (0.48%) Distributed Ledger
2 19 (0.32%) Magento
2 19 (0.32%) NetSuite
3 18 (0.31%) R3 Corda
4 17 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
4 17 (0.29%) SDL Web 8
5 13 (0.22%) thinkFolio
6 12 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
7 11 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
8 10 (0.17%) Summit
9 7 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
11 5 (0.085%) Temenos T24
12 4 (0.068%) Bloomberg TOMS
13 2 (0.034%) Tradar
13 2 (0.034%) Workday HCM
14 1 (0.017%) Ripple
14 1 (0.017%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 1 (0.017%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1,132 (19.29%) AWS
2 815 (13.89%) Azure
3 366 (6.24%) SaaS
4 309 (5.27%) GCP
5 134 (2.28%) GitHub
5 134 (2.28%) Office 365
6 124 (2.11%) Serverless
7 114 (1.94%) Power Platform
8 73 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
9 71 (1.21%) PaaS
10 70 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
11 66 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
12 55 (0.94%) IaaS
13 54 (0.92%) Azure Stack
14 52 (0.89%) Amazon S3
15 50 (0.85%) IBM Cloud
16 45 (0.77%) Amazon ECS
17 40 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
18 34 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
19 30 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 134 (2.28%) Firewall
2 83 (1.41%) HTTP
3 79 (1.35%) DNS
4 68 (1.16%) TCP/IP
5 52 (0.89%) VPN
6 46 (0.78%) Internet
7 40 (0.68%) LAN
8 35 (0.60%) SSL
9 32 (0.55%) WAN
10 31 (0.53%) Network Security
11 23 (0.39%) SAN
12 21 (0.36%) DHCP
13 15 (0.26%) IPsec
14 14 (0.24%) NFC
15 13 (0.22%) DSL
15 13 (0.22%) Skype
15 13 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (0.22%) Wireless
16 12 (0.20%) FIX Connectivity
17 10 (0.17%) Miracast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 636 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 255 (4.35%) MySQL
3 238 (4.06%) Relational Database
4 223 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
5 208 (3.54%) Big Data
6 199 (3.39%) NoSQL
7 172 (2.93%) Blockchain
8 119 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 114 (1.94%) Power BI
10 110 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
11 108 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 89 (1.52%) MongoDB
13 85 (1.45%) RDBMS
14 73 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 72 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 67 (1.14%) Hadoop
17 61 (1.04%) Redis
18 52 (0.89%) Oracle Database
19 48 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
19 48 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 473 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 390 (6.65%) JIRA
3 387 (6.60%) Jenkins
4 226 (3.85%) Selenium
5 122 (2.08%) Cucumber
5 122 (2.08%) TeamCity
6 103 (1.76%) WebDriver
7 94 (1.60%) Maven
8 80 (1.36%) JUnit
9 69 (1.18%) Visual Studio
10 64 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
11 62 (1.06%) Bitbucket
12 61 (1.04%) SpecFlow
13 60 (1.02%) webpack
14 52 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
15 50 (0.85%) Subversion
16 43 (0.73%) GitLab
16 43 (0.73%) Gradle
17 42 (0.72%) Jasmine
18 35 (0.60%) Mockito
General
1 2,714 (46.25%) Finance
2 1,211 (20.64%) Banking
3 306 (5.21%) Retail
4 232 (3.95%) Marketing
5 126 (2.15%) Financial Institution
6 91 (1.55%) Front Office
7 90 (1.53%) Games
8 65 (1.11%) Advertising
9 63 (1.07%) Retail Banking
9 63 (1.07%) Telecoms
10 53 (0.90%) Law
11 50 (0.85%) Investment Banking
12 47 (0.80%) Legal
13 46 (0.78%) Back Office
14 31 (0.53%) French Language
15 29 (0.49%) Public Sector
16 27 (0.46%) Manufacturing
17 24 (0.41%) Electronics
18 22 (0.37%) Spanish Language
19 19 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2,292 (39.06%) Developer
2 540 (9.20%) Java Developer
3 501 (8.54%) Analyst
4 495 (8.44%) Senior Developer
5 368 (6.27%) .NET Developer
6 342 (5.83%) C# Developer
7 327 (5.57%) DevOps Engineer
8 251 (4.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 230 (3.92%) Software Engineer
10 213 (3.63%) Architect
11 208 (3.54%) Business Analyst
12 197 (3.36%) Python Developer
13 196 (3.34%) Junior
14 182 (3.10%) Java Developer - Fintech
15 161 (2.74%) Software Developer
16 157 (2.68%) C# .NET Developer
17 155 (2.64%) Full Stack Developer
18 154 (2.62%) Lead Developer
19 142 (2.42%) Java Engineer
20 141 (2.40%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,002 (17.08%) .NET
2 702 (11.96%) HTML
3 642 (10.94%) AngularJS
4 641 (10.92%) CSS
5 493 (8.40%) React
6 409 (6.97%) Spring
7 401 (6.83%) ASP.NET
8 367 (6.25%) REST
8 367 (6.25%) RESTful
9 331 (5.64%) Web Services
10 304 (5.18%) .NET Core
11 265 (4.52%) HTML5
12 246 (4.19%) Spring Boot
13 244 (4.16%) Node.js
14 220 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
15 190 (3.24%) jQuery
16 176 (3.00%) Kafka
17 160 (2.73%) .NET Framework
18 153 (2.61%) Sass
19 151 (2.57%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 501 (8.54%) Greenfield Project
2 402 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 382 (6.51%) User Experience
4 227 (3.87%) Hedge funds
5 217 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 179 (3.05%) Algorithms
7 134 (2.28%) Data Centre
8 130 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
9 108 (1.84%) Public Cloud
10 99 (1.69%) Data Structures
11 86 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 82 (1.40%) Derivative
13 79 (1.35%) Management Information System
13 79 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
14 77 (1.31%) Cloud Native
15 75 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
16 67 (1.14%) Virtual Team
17 60 (1.02%) Fixed Income
18 42 (0.72%) Equities
19 31 (0.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 676 (11.52%) Linux
2 474 (8.08%) Windows
3 226 (3.85%) Android
4 205 (3.49%) Unix
5 163 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 156 (2.66%) Windows Server
7 62 (1.06%) Windows 10
8 46 (0.78%) CentOS
9 36 (0.61%) Windows 7
10 33 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (0.44%) Mac OS
11 26 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (0.41%) Ubuntu
13 21 (0.36%) Mac OS X
14 16 (0.27%) Debian
15 15 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (0.15%) Fedora
16 9 (0.15%) Solaris
17 4 (0.068%) Windows 8
18 2 (0.034%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,492 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
2 1,078 (18.37%) DevOps
3 944 (16.09%) Software Engineering
4 895 (15.25%) Scrum
5 808 (13.77%) Microservices
6 628 (10.70%) TDD
7 584 (9.95%) Computer Science
8 478 (8.15%) Problem-Solving
9 461 (7.86%) Test Automation
10 414 (7.06%) MVC
11 401 (6.83%) Front End Development
12 359 (6.12%) SDLC
13 355 (6.05%) Analytics
14 335 (5.71%) Mentoring
15 328 (5.59%) Mathematics
16 326 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
17 305 (5.20%) BDD
18 276 (4.70%) Artificial Intelligence
19 271 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
20 247 (4.21%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1,473 (25.10%) Java
2 1,284 (21.88%) SQL
3 1,183 (20.16%) JavaScript
4 1,138 (19.39%) C#
5 1,083 (18.46%) Python
6 289 (4.93%) Bash Shell
7 246 (4.19%) Ruby
8 243 (4.14%) Java 8
9 208 (3.54%) Kotlin
10 207 (3.53%) TypeScript
11 195 (3.32%) PowerShell
12 187 (3.19%) PHP
13 183 (3.12%) T-SQL
14 164 (2.79%) Go
15 159 (2.71%) C++
16 149 (2.54%) ES6
17 132 (2.25%) Scala
18 116 (1.98%) R
19 108 (1.84%) C
20 88 (1.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 694 (11.83%) Degree
2 201 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 112 (1.91%) CISSP
4 84 (1.43%) CISM
5 42 (0.72%) PhD
6 41 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
7 40 (0.68%) Master's Degree
8 29 (0.49%) ISEB
9 26 (0.44%) ISTQB
10 25 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (0.31%) AWS Certification
12 18 (0.31%) SANS
13 17 (0.29%) PMI Certification
14 14 (0.24%) CEH
14 14 (0.24%) CISA
14 14 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
15 13 (0.22%) PMP
16 12 (0.20%) CCNA
16 12 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 379 (6.46%) QA
2 71 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (0.73%) GDPR
4 42 (0.72%) PCI DSS
5 35 (0.60%) Data Quality
6 28 (0.48%) SLA
7 22 (0.37%) PMO
7 22 (0.37%) PSD2
8 19 (0.32%) NIST
9 11 (0.19%) SEPA
10 7 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
11 6 (0.10%) COBIT
12 5 (0.085%) ISO 8583
13 4 (0.068%) ISO 20022
14 3 (0.051%) ISAE 3402
15 2 (0.034%) Cyber Essentials
15 2 (0.034%) EMIR
15 2 (0.034%) MiFID
16 1 (0.017%) Dodd-Frank
16 1 (0.017%) GAAP
System Software
1 836 (14.25%) Docker
2 138 (2.35%) Active Directory
3 83 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (0.84%) Hyper-V
5 22 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (0.34%) vSphere
7 16 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (0.24%) NFS
9 11 (0.19%) Xen
10 10 (0.17%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.14%) KVM
12 7 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.085%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 5 (0.085%) OpenSSH
14 4 (0.068%) oVirt
14 4 (0.068%) QEMU
15 3 (0.051%) HDFS
15 3 (0.051%) iptables
15 3 (0.051%) LXC
16 2 (0.034%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 528 (9.00%) Kubernetes
2 314 (5.35%) Terraform
3 261 (4.45%) Ansible
4 181 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
5 166 (2.83%) Puppet
6 53 (0.90%) Packer
7 45 (0.77%) SQL Sentry
8 30 (0.51%) Prometheus
9 29 (0.49%) Nagios
10 27 (0.46%) Grafana
10 27 (0.46%) Mesos
10 27 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
11 25 (0.43%) Kibana
11 25 (0.43%) Salt
12 23 (0.39%) SCCM
13 22 (0.37%) Rancher
14 15 (0.26%) SCVMM
15 12 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
15 12 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
16 11 (0.19%) Consul
Vendors
1 597 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 246 (4.19%) Google
3 218 (3.72%) Oracle
4 135 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
5 102 (1.74%) VMware
6 75 (1.28%) Tableau
7 70 (1.19%) Splunk
8 65 (1.11%) Red Hat
8 65 (1.11%) WorldPay
9 59 (1.01%) IBM
10 58 (0.99%) Cisco
11 54 (0.92%) Adobe
12 52 (0.89%) Atlassian
13 43 (0.73%) SAP
14 42 (0.72%) Apple
15 28 (0.48%) Cypress Semiconductor
16 26 (0.44%) Bloomberg
17 24 (0.41%) MuleSoft
18 23 (0.39%) Citrix
19 22 (0.37%) New Relic