Period
to 27 February 2021

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 27 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (FinTech)
UK
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 42 59 75
Rank change year-on-year +17 +16 +28
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 4,024 5,536 5,830
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.42% 4.50% 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.86% 4.89% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4,309 5,107 5,302
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +5.26%

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 68,713 113,154 139,559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.55% 92.04% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 54,021 90,766 111,626
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,053 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.67% +1.05% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

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 27 February 2021.

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 27 February 2021. 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 +15 3,706 £70,000 +3.70% 720
London +9 2,768 £75,000 - 485
UK excluding London +33 1,039 £57,500 +15.00% 267
Work from Home +8 776 £70,000 +7.69% 273
South East +13 299 £60,000 +14.29% 65
Midlands +54 191 £60,000 +20.00% 34
North of England +23 187 £50,000 -2.91% 91
South West +20 153 £52,500 +20.69% 36
North West +21 133 £58,500 +11.43% 34
West Midlands +35 125 £65,000 +30.00% 24
Scotland +15 106 £55,000 +13.99% 20
East Midlands +52 65 £60,000 +20.00% 9
Yorkshire +24 41 £45,000 -7.69% 41
Wales -3 35 £49,500 +16.47% 6
Isle of Man - 27 £48,500 - 1
East of England +11 25 £55,000 - 8
Northern Ireland -1 16 £43,750 -16.67% 6
North East +13 13 £37,500 -16.67% 16

For the 6 months to 27 February 2021, 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 1,756 (43.64%) Finance
2 1,549 (38.49%) Agile Software Development
3 1,216 (30.22%) AWS
4 1,012 (25.15%) JavaScript
5 990 (24.60%) DevOps
6 941 (23.38%) Java
7 940 (23.36%) Python
8 819 (20.35%) C#
9 812 (20.18%) Microservices
10 770 (19.14%) Docker
11 735 (18.27%) Azure
12 724 (17.99%) Kubernetes
13 685 (17.02%) Software Engineering
14 682 (16.95%) SQL
15 673 (16.72%) .NET
16 541 (13.44%) Banking
17 508 (12.62%) React
18 487 (12.10%) TDD
19 440 (10.93%) Test Automation
19 440 (10.93%) AngularJS
20 434 (10.79%) Degree
21 423 (10.51%) TypeScript
22 420 (10.44%) Node.js
23 417 (10.36%) GCP
24 413 (10.26%) REST
25 402 (9.99%) .NET Core
26 396 (9.84%) CSS
27 379 (9.42%) HTML
28 367 (9.12%) Terraform
29 360 (8.95%) 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
1 113 (2.81%) Apache Spark
2 71 (1.76%) Confluence
3 67 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
4 35 (0.87%) CMS
5 30 (0.75%) IIS
6 28 (0.70%) Tomcat
7 22 (0.55%) WordPress
8 19 (0.47%) Apache
9 14 (0.35%) Ethereum
10 13 (0.32%) SharePoint
11 12 (0.30%) MS Exchange
12 11 (0.27%) nginx
13 10 (0.25%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.25%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
14 9 (0.22%) Skype for Business
15 8 (0.20%) Apache Airflow
16 7 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
17 6 (0.15%) IBM Domino
17 6 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 85 (2.11%) Sketch
2 70 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 67 (1.67%) Figma
4 50 (1.24%) Adobe XD
5 40 (0.99%) InVision
6 24 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 22 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
8 20 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
9 15 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 15 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 10 (0.25%) MS Visio
11 6 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.099%) Photoshop
13 3 (0.075%) UXPin
14 1 (0.025%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.025%) Marvel
14 1 (0.025%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 23 (0.57%) NetSuite
1 23 (0.57%) R3 Corda
2 18 (0.45%) Sentinel
3 9 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
5 6 (0.15%) Quorum
6 5 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
6 5 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.075%) Lawson
7 3 (0.075%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.025%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.025%) Magento
8 1 (0.025%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.025%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.025%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.025%) Shopify
8 1 (0.025%) Sonata
8 1 (0.025%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 1 (0.025%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1,216 (30.22%) AWS
2 735 (18.27%) Azure
3 417 (10.36%) GCP
4 334 (8.30%) SaaS
5 196 (4.87%) Serverless
6 153 (3.80%) AWS Lambda
7 75 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
8 68 (1.69%) Amazon S3
9 66 (1.64%) Microsoft 365
10 65 (1.62%) GitHub
11 63 (1.57%) Power Platform
12 57 (1.42%) Azure Active Directory
13 54 (1.34%) PaaS
14 53 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
15 52 (1.29%) Datadog
16 49 (1.22%) Amazon EKS
17 39 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
18 31 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
19 30 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 29 (0.72%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 62 (1.54%) Firewall
2 39 (0.97%) VPN
3 31 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 22 (0.55%) Skype
5 15 (0.37%) DNS
6 14 (0.35%) Network Security
7 13 (0.32%) HTTP
7 13 (0.32%) WAN
8 10 (0.25%) IPsec
8 10 (0.25%) LAN
9 9 (0.22%) NetScaler
9 9 (0.22%) VLAN
10 7 (0.17%) Unified Communications
11 6 (0.15%) BGP
11 6 (0.15%) Internet
12 5 (0.12%) DHCP
12 5 (0.12%) Parlay
12 5 (0.12%) SAN
13 4 (0.099%) DSL
13 4 (0.099%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (8.37%) MongoDB
2 294 (7.31%) PostgreSQL
2 294 (7.31%) SQL Server
3 262 (6.51%) NoSQL
4 218 (5.42%) MySQL
5 140 (3.48%) Relational Database
6 125 (3.11%) Big Data
7 105 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
8 92 (2.29%) Redis
9 77 (1.91%) Blockchain
10 69 (1.71%) Hadoop
11 57 (1.42%) Power BI
12 53 (1.32%) Data Lake
13 49 (1.22%) Tableau
14 46 (1.14%) Apache Hive
15 43 (1.07%) Amazon Redshift
16 42 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
17 40 (0.99%) Looker
18 34 (0.84%) Cosmos DB
19 32 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 335 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 294 (7.31%) Jenkins
3 202 (5.02%) Selenium
4 164 (4.08%) JIRA
5 85 (2.11%) Cypress.io
6 78 (1.94%) Cucumber
7 76 (1.89%) TeamCity
8 75 (1.86%) SpecFlow
9 69 (1.71%) GitLab
10 61 (1.52%) SonarQube
11 59 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
12 57 (1.42%) webpack
13 50 (1.24%) Postman
14 49 (1.22%) Visual Studio
15 44 (1.09%) Maven
16 43 (1.07%) WebDriver
17 40 (0.99%) Travis CI
18 38 (0.94%) CircleCI
19 36 (0.89%) JUnit
20 34 (0.84%) Gradle
General
1 1,756 (43.64%) Finance
2 541 (13.44%) Banking
3 155 (3.85%) Front Office
4 102 (2.53%) Marketing
5 81 (2.01%) Financial Institution
6 80 (1.99%) Games
7 67 (1.67%) Investment Banking
8 66 (1.64%) Legal
9 46 (1.14%) Law
10 33 (0.82%) Manufacturing
11 32 (0.80%) Retail
12 31 (0.77%) Telecoms
13 27 (0.67%) Advertising
14 26 (0.65%) Electronics
15 25 (0.62%) Public Sector
15 25 (0.62%) Retail Banking
16 15 (0.37%) Back Office
17 10 (0.25%) Automotive
18 7 (0.17%) Mandarin Language
19 6 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,721 (42.77%) Developer
2 443 (11.01%) Senior Developer
3 329 (8.18%) Java Developer
4 307 (7.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 305 (7.58%) Software Engineer
6 237 (5.89%) .NET Developer
7 228 (5.67%) Full Stack Developer
8 203 (5.04%) Python Developer
9 195 (4.85%) AWS Engineer
10 189 (4.70%) Analyst
11 175 (4.35%) C# Developer
12 169 (4.20%) Software Developer
13 147 (3.65%) Python Engineer
14 145 (3.60%) React Developer
15 130 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 117 (2.91%) Junior
17 111 (2.76%) AWS Developer
17 111 (2.76%) Backend Developer
18 110 (2.73%) JavaScript Developer
19 106 (2.63%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 673 (16.72%) .NET
2 508 (12.62%) React
3 440 (10.93%) AngularJS
4 420 (10.44%) Node.js
5 413 (10.26%) REST
6 402 (9.99%) .NET Core
7 396 (9.84%) CSS
8 379 (9.42%) HTML
9 345 (8.57%) Vue.js
10 288 (7.16%) Spring
11 287 (7.13%) Kafka
12 238 (5.91%) Web Services
13 196 (4.87%) RESTful
14 180 (4.47%) ASP.NET
15 163 (4.05%) Redux
16 159 (3.95%) Django
17 156 (3.88%) Spring Boot
18 132 (3.28%) Flask
19 127 (3.16%) XML
20 121 (3.01%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 307 (7.63%) Greenfield Project
2 258 (6.41%) User Experience
3 176 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
4 171 (4.25%) Hedge funds
5 162 (4.03%) Derivative
6 148 (3.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 133 (3.31%) Fixed Income
8 125 (3.11%) Algorithms
9 114 (2.83%) Data Structures
10 101 (2.51%) Mobile App
11 93 (2.31%) Equities
12 66 (1.64%) Cloud Native
13 62 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
14 59 (1.47%) Virtual Team
15 46 (1.14%) Public Cloud
16 45 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
17 37 (0.92%) Online Games
18 28 (0.70%) Management Information System
19 27 (0.67%) Data Centre
19 27 (0.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 351 (8.72%) Linux
2 155 (3.85%) Windows
3 139 (3.45%) Android
4 132 (3.28%) Apple iOS
5 94 (2.34%) Unix
6 45 (1.12%) Windows Server
7 29 (0.72%) CentOS
8 27 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (0.62%) Windows 10
10 23 (0.57%) Mac OS
11 15 (0.37%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.12%) Fedora
14 3 (0.075%) Solaris
15 2 (0.050%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.050%) Windows Server 2008
16 1 (0.025%) Debian
16 1 (0.025%) Windows Server 2016
16 1 (0.025%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,549 (38.49%) Agile Software Development
2 990 (24.60%) DevOps
3 812 (20.18%) Microservices
4 685 (17.02%) Software Engineering
5 487 (12.10%) TDD
6 440 (10.93%) Test Automation
7 360 (8.95%) Scrum
8 316 (7.85%) BDD
9 305 (7.58%) Mentoring
10 301 (7.48%) Problem-Solving
11 276 (6.86%) Computer Science
12 274 (6.81%) Analytics
13 250 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
14 216 (5.37%) Front End Development
15 203 (5.04%) Asset Management
16 184 (4.57%) SDLC
17 183 (4.55%) MVC
18 176 (4.37%) Artificial Intelligence
19 168 (4.17%) Infrastructure as Code
20 162 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,012 (25.15%) JavaScript
2 941 (23.38%) Java
3 940 (23.36%) Python
4 819 (20.35%) C#
5 682 (16.95%) SQL
6 423 (10.51%) TypeScript
7 189 (4.70%) Go
8 162 (4.03%) PHP
9 146 (3.63%) C++
10 126 (3.13%) Kotlin
11 123 (3.06%) Java 8
12 116 (2.88%) PowerShell
13 99 (2.46%) Bash Shell
14 93 (2.31%) ES6
15 85 (2.11%) Scala
16 74 (1.84%) T-SQL
17 62 (1.54%) Ruby
18 36 (0.89%) C
19 34 (0.84%) R
20 33 (0.82%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 434 (10.79%) Degree
2 129 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
3 20 (0.50%) OSCE
4 19 (0.47%) AWS Certification
5 17 (0.42%) Master's Degree
6 14 (0.35%) PhD
7 10 (0.25%) CEPT
7 10 (0.25%) EC-Council LPT
7 10 (0.25%) GXPN
7 10 (0.25%) OSCP
7 10 (0.25%) SANS
8 9 (0.22%) ACCA
8 9 (0.22%) CISSP
8 9 (0.22%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (0.22%) ISEB
9 8 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.20%) OSWP
10 7 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 287 (7.13%) QA
2 33 (0.82%) GDPR
3 31 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 30 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (0.62%) PMO
6 16 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 14 (0.35%) NIST
8 9 (0.22%) SLA
9 8 (0.20%) PSD2
9 8 (0.20%) SEPA
10 6 (0.15%) ISO 20022
11 4 (0.099%) ISO 22301
12 3 (0.075%) MiFID
13 2 (0.050%) COBIT
13 2 (0.050%) IFRS
14 1 (0.025%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.025%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 770 (19.14%) Docker
2 70 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 29 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.32%) XenApp
7 12 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.22%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.12%) vSphere
11 3 (0.075%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.075%) Xen
12 2 (0.050%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.050%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.025%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.025%) NFS
Systems Management
1 724 (17.99%) Kubernetes
2 367 (9.12%) Terraform
3 192 (4.77%) Ansible
4 113 (2.81%) Puppet
5 69 (1.71%) Prometheus
6 65 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
7 56 (1.39%) Grafana
8 24 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
9 20 (0.50%) SCCM
10 17 (0.42%) Salt
11 16 (0.40%) Istio
12 11 (0.27%) Consul
12 11 (0.27%) Nagios
12 11 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
13 10 (0.25%) linkerd
14 9 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
14 9 (0.22%) XenMobile
15 7 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
15 7 (0.17%) Kibana
15 7 (0.17%) Rancher
Vendors
1 230 (5.72%) Microsoft
2 206 (5.12%) Google
3 73 (1.81%) Adobe
4 49 (1.22%) SAP
5 42 (1.04%) Oracle
6 40 (0.99%) Splunk
6 40 (0.99%) VMware
7 39 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
8 35 (0.87%) Red Hat
9 26 (0.65%) Atlassian
10 23 (0.57%) Databricks
11 22 (0.55%) IBM
12 19 (0.47%) Citrix
12 19 (0.47%) Sun
13 16 (0.40%) AppDynamics
14 13 (0.32%) Apple
14 13 (0.32%) Sybase
14 13 (0.32%) Talend
15 12 (0.30%) Xceptor
16 11 (0.27%) FNZ