Period
to 23 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 64 46 66
Rank change year-on-year -18 +20 +16
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 5,579 3,345 5,445
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.36% 5.29% 4.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.63% 5.68% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4,343 3,058 4,667
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £102,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +3.79%

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 120,414 58,914 116,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.03% 93.10% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 78,049 48,002 93,468
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £89,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52% +2.22%

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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 -15 5,090 £70,000 - 852
London -22 3,527 £80,000 +6.67% 631
UK excluding London +15 1,681 £55,000 - 270
Work from Home -2 1,549 £70,000 - 256
South East +22 507 £60,000 - 42
North of England +25 386 £55,000 +15.79% 67
South West +64 321 £55,000 +4.76% 35
Midlands -46 206 £55,000 -12.00% 47
North West -23 191 £55,000 +10.00% 33
Yorkshire +43 171 £55,000 +22.22% 21
West Midlands -35 155 £55,000 -4.35% 23
East of England -12 100 £65,000 +44.44% 23
Scotland -49 99 £53,750 -2.27% 34
East Midlands -59 49 £60,000 -11.11% 23
Wales -48 34 £50,000 -2.44% 16
Northern Ireland -28 28 £45,500 -1.62% 6
North East -12 24 £37,500 -16.67% 13

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 2,706 (48.50%) Finance
2 1,924 (34.49%) Agile Software Development
3 1,470 (26.35%) AWS
4 1,357 (24.32%) Software Engineering
5 1,308 (23.45%) JavaScript
6 1,248 (22.37%) Java
7 1,175 (21.06%) SQL
8 1,163 (20.85%) React
9 1,081 (19.38%) Social Skills
10 1,044 (18.71%) Microservices
11 1,038 (18.61%) Docker
12 997 (17.87%) DevOps
13 943 (16.90%) Azure
14 936 (16.78%) .NET
15 919 (16.47%) TypeScript
16 917 (16.44%) Python
17 890 (15.95%) C#
18 881 (15.79%) CI/CD
19 880 (15.77%) Kubernetes
20 790 (14.16%) Full Stack Development
21 760 (13.62%) Banking
22 725 (13.00%) SaaS
23 647 (11.60%) HTML
24 610 (10.93%) Node.js
25 601 (10.77%) TDD
26 533 (9.55%) Git (software)
27 529 (9.48%) Test Automation
28 522 (9.36%) CSS
29 519 (9.30%) Analytics
30 502 (9.00%) Scrum

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
1 146 (2.62%) Apache Spark
2 122 (2.19%) Confluence
3 94 (1.68%) CMS
4 79 (1.42%) Apache
5 69 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
6 30 (0.54%) nginx
7 25 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
8 24 (0.43%) SharePoint
8 24 (0.43%) WordPress
9 21 (0.38%) GemFire
10 20 (0.36%) IIS
11 13 (0.23%) Ethereum
12 12 (0.22%) Tomcat
13 8 (0.14%) Hyperledger
14 7 (0.13%) Jupyter
14 7 (0.13%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.11%) Headless CMS
15 6 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 5 (0.090%) Cloud Foundry
17 4 (0.072%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 40 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (0.39%) Sketch
3 22 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
4 20 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.18%) Adobe XD
5 10 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.090%) GIMP
8 5 (0.090%) InVision
9 3 (0.054%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.054%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.036%) LaTeX
11 1 (0.018%) Affinity Designer
11 1 (0.018%) InDesign
11 1 (0.018%) MadCap Flare
Business Applications
1 36 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
2 26 (0.47%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 19 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
4 11 (0.20%) R3 Corda
5 10 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.16%) SAP Business One
7 6 (0.11%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.072%) MetaTrader
8 4 (0.072%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 3 (0.054%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.054%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.054%) Sentinel
9 3 (0.054%) Sonata
9 3 (0.054%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.036%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.036%) Eikon
10 2 (0.036%) Lawson
10 2 (0.036%) Oracle Receivables
11 1 (0.018%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.018%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1,470 (26.35%) AWS
2 943 (16.90%) Azure
3 725 (13.00%) SaaS
4 336 (6.02%) GCP
5 243 (4.36%) Serverless
6 237 (4.25%) GitHub
7 157 (2.81%) Amazon S3
8 136 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
9 120 (2.15%) PaaS
10 90 (1.61%) Power Platform
11 89 (1.60%) Amazon SQS
11 89 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
12 78 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
13 74 (1.33%) Snowflake
14 68 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
14 68 (1.22%) Microsoft 365
15 63 (1.13%) Amazon EMR
16 60 (1.08%) Figma
17 58 (1.04%) IaaS
18 56 (1.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 77 (1.38%) Firewall
2 75 (1.34%) HTTP
3 45 (0.81%) DNS
4 40 (0.72%) Internet
4 40 (0.72%) VPN
5 30 (0.54%) Network Security
6 16 (0.29%) TCP/IP
6 16 (0.29%) VoIP
7 11 (0.20%) IPv4
7 11 (0.20%) IPv6
8 10 (0.18%) WAN
9 8 (0.14%) BGP
9 8 (0.14%) Multicast
10 7 (0.13%) Skype
10 7 (0.13%) Wireless
11 6 (0.11%) DHCP
11 6 (0.11%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (0.11%) SSH
11 6 (0.11%) SSL
12 5 (0.090%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 355 (6.36%) NoSQL
3 339 (6.08%) MongoDB
4 337 (6.04%) PostgreSQL
5 316 (5.66%) MySQL
6 232 (4.16%) Relational Database
7 148 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
8 129 (2.31%) Big Data
9 119 (2.13%) Blockchain
9 119 (2.13%) Redis
10 90 (1.61%) Power BI
11 82 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 70 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 67 (1.20%) Tableau
14 65 (1.17%) Hadoop
15 58 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
16 50 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
17 46 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 45 (0.81%) OLTP
19 42 (0.75%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 533 (9.55%) Git (software)
2 325 (5.83%) Jenkins
3 262 (4.70%) JIRA
4 160 (2.87%) Selenium
5 152 (2.72%) Cucumber
6 150 (2.69%) Cypress.io
7 112 (2.01%) JUnit
8 88 (1.58%) webpack
9 87 (1.56%) GitLab
10 78 (1.40%) Postman
11 76 (1.36%) Gradle
12 72 (1.29%) PHPUnit
13 70 (1.25%) Bitbucket
14 64 (1.15%) Storybook
15 60 (1.08%) Mockito
15 60 (1.08%) TeamCity
16 53 (0.95%) SpecFlow
17 52 (0.93%) Protractor
18 41 (0.73%) JMeter
18 41 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 2,706 (48.50%) Finance
2 1,081 (19.38%) Social Skills
3 760 (13.62%) Banking
4 360 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 206 (3.69%) Financial Institution
6 190 (3.41%) Marketing
7 168 (3.01%) Games
8 138 (2.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 121 (2.17%) Retail
10 107 (1.92%) Front Office
11 95 (1.70%) Law
12 77 (1.38%) Back Office
13 67 (1.20%) Investment Banking
14 53 (0.95%) Telecoms
15 50 (0.90%) Legal
16 43 (0.77%) Presentation Skills
17 38 (0.68%) Publishing
18 34 (0.61%) Manufacturing
19 31 (0.56%) Retail Banking
20 29 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2,254 (40.40%) Developer
2 572 (10.25%) Software Engineer
3 528 (9.46%) Senior Developer
4 328 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 318 (5.70%) Analyst
6 279 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 276 (4.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 260 (4.66%) PHP Developer
9 254 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
10 247 (4.43%) .NET Developer
11 227 (4.07%) React Developer
12 196 (3.51%) C# Developer
13 195 (3.50%) Lead Developer
14 193 (3.46%) Senior Software Engineer
15 184 (3.30%) Java Engineer
16 169 (3.03%) Data Engineer
17 161 (2.89%) Software Developer
18 150 (2.69%) AWS Engineer
19 149 (2.67%) Architect
20 135 (2.42%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,163 (20.85%) React
2 936 (16.78%) .NET
3 647 (11.60%) HTML
4 610 (10.93%) Node.js
5 522 (9.36%) CSS
6 472 (8.46%) AngularJS
7 420 (7.53%) REST
8 415 (7.44%) Vue.js
9 412 (7.38%) Kafka
10 403 (7.22%) .NET Core
11 386 (6.92%) RESTful
12 381 (6.83%) Spring
13 252 (4.52%) Spring Boot
14 251 (4.50%) Redux
15 245 (4.39%) React Native
16 237 (4.25%) .NET Framework
17 220 (3.94%) ASP.NET
18 214 (3.84%) HTML5
19 206 (3.69%) Jest
20 188 (3.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 489 (8.77%) Greenfield Project
2 387 (6.94%) User Experience
3 255 (4.57%) Hedge funds
4 222 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
5 163 (2.92%) Mobile App
6 144 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 143 (2.56%) Cloud Native
8 138 (2.47%) Equities
9 125 (2.24%) Derivative
10 113 (2.03%) Fixed Income
11 111 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
12 110 (1.97%) Blog
13 106 (1.90%) Algorithms
14 105 (1.88%) Legacy Code
15 89 (1.60%) Data Structures
15 89 (1.60%) Virtual Team
16 77 (1.38%) Legacy Systems
17 55 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
18 54 (0.97%) Data Centre
18 54 (0.97%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 473 (8.48%) Linux
2 166 (2.98%) Windows
3 137 (2.46%) Unix
4 103 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 86 (1.54%) Android
6 31 (0.56%) Ubuntu
7 27 (0.48%) Windows 10
8 24 (0.43%) Windows Server
9 22 (0.39%) Mac OS
10 11 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.14%) Kali Linux
12 8 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
13 5 (0.090%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.090%) VMS
14 4 (0.072%) CentOS
14 4 (0.072%) Debian
15 3 (0.054%) Solaris
16 2 (0.036%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.036%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,924 (34.49%) Agile Software Development
2 1,357 (24.32%) Software Engineering
3 1,044 (18.71%) Microservices
4 997 (17.87%) DevOps
5 881 (15.79%) CI/CD
6 790 (14.16%) Full Stack Development
7 601 (10.77%) TDD
8 529 (9.48%) Test Automation
9 519 (9.30%) Analytics
10 502 (9.00%) Scrum
11 476 (8.53%) Problem-Solving
12 471 (8.44%) Front End Development
13 446 (7.99%) Computer Science
14 427 (7.65%) Mentoring
15 396 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
16 336 (6.02%) Product Roadmap
17 316 (5.66%) Unit Testing
18 313 (5.61%) Clean Code
19 266 (4.77%) SDLC
20 265 (4.75%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 1,308 (23.45%) JavaScript
2 1,248 (22.37%) Java
3 1,175 (21.06%) SQL
4 919 (16.47%) TypeScript
5 917 (16.44%) Python
6 890 (15.95%) C#
7 418 (7.49%) PHP
8 316 (5.66%) Go
9 198 (3.55%) Kotlin
10 178 (3.19%) Ruby
11 167 (2.99%) Scala
12 154 (2.76%) T-SQL
13 150 (2.69%) Bash
14 129 (2.31%) PowerShell
15 102 (1.83%) C++
16 99 (1.77%) Java 8
17 74 (1.33%) C
18 65 (1.17%) Shell Script
19 63 (1.13%) Rust
20 56 (1.00%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 483 (8.66%) Degree
2 190 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 82 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
4 48 (0.86%) ISEB
5 45 (0.81%) PhD
6 32 (0.57%) CISSP
7 27 (0.48%) Master's Degree
8 25 (0.45%) OCP
8 25 (0.45%) Oracle Certification
9 23 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (0.29%) ISTQB
11 14 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (0.22%) CISM
12 12 (0.22%) PMI Certification
12 12 (0.22%) Security Cleared
13 11 (0.20%) AWS Certification
14 9 (0.16%) OSCP
15 8 (0.14%) CCNA
15 8 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (0.14%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 387 (6.94%) QA
2 111 (1.99%) GDPR
3 80 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 68 (1.22%) PCI DSS
5 66 (1.18%) Accessibility
6 52 (0.93%) SLA
7 35 (0.63%) Data Quality
8 27 (0.48%) PSD2
9 22 (0.39%) NIST
10 11 (0.20%) ISO 22301
11 10 (0.18%) IFRS
11 10 (0.18%) PMO
12 9 (0.16%) SEPA
13 8 (0.14%) IFRS 9
13 8 (0.14%) PA-DSS
14 7 (0.13%) SOC 2
15 6 (0.11%) GRC
15 6 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 4 (0.072%) ISO 9001
17 3 (0.054%) COBIT
System Software
1 1,038 (18.61%) Docker
2 73 (1.31%) Active Directory
3 43 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (0.50%) HDFS
5 16 (0.29%) ISA Server
6 8 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.090%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.090%) LXC
7 5 (0.090%) vSphere
8 4 (0.072%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.054%) Firmware
9 3 (0.054%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.054%) Xen
10 2 (0.036%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.036%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.018%) KVM
11 1 (0.018%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 880 (15.77%) Kubernetes
2 501 (8.98%) Terraform
3 231 (4.14%) Ansible
4 103 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
5 76 (1.36%) Puppet
6 66 (1.18%) Grafana
7 45 (0.81%) Prometheus
8 30 (0.54%) Packer
9 27 (0.48%) Kibana
10 26 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
11 18 (0.32%) HAProxy
12 16 (0.29%) Istio
13 10 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
14 6 (0.11%) Data Guard
14 6 (0.11%) Jamf Pro
14 6 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
14 6 (0.11%) Salt
15 5 (0.090%) logstash
15 5 (0.090%) Oozie
16 4 (0.072%) Mesos
Vendors
1 354 (6.35%) Microsoft
2 223 (4.00%) Google
3 183 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
4 111 (1.99%) Oracle
5 61 (1.09%) Samsung
6 57 (1.02%) VMware
7 47 (0.84%) Atlassian
8 35 (0.63%) Apple
9 33 (0.59%) Spotify
10 31 (0.56%) Splunk
11 30 (0.54%) Databricks
12 26 (0.47%) Okta
13 23 (0.41%) SAP
14 22 (0.39%) Zend
15 21 (0.38%) F5
16 20 (0.36%) Adobe
17 19 (0.34%) Xceptor
18 17 (0.30%) IBM
19 16 (0.29%) Cisco
20 14 (0.25%) Bloomberg