Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 140 249
Rank change year-on-year +59 +109 +208
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 6,044 4,482 2,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.71% 2.48% 1.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.39% 5.60% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5,175 3,882 2,429
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,775 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -9.09%

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 72,072 80,037 80,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.22% 44.33% 42.26%
Number of salaries quoted 55,990 60,387 66,353
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 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 +53 5,697 £65,000 +8.33% 854
London +32 4,392 £70,000 +7.69% 655
UK excluding London +94 1,574 £50,000 +5.26% 262
South East +50 464 £50,000 +4.17% 61
North of England +83 347 £50,000 +11.11% 73
North West +96 253 £52,500 +9.95% 50
Scotland +118 193 £47,500 +5.56% 30
South West +90 182 £40,000 -14.89% 29
East of England +50 173 £60,000 +20.00% 15
Midlands +2 128 £50,000 +5.26% 21
Yorkshire +39 87 £44,000 +3.53% 9
Wales +52 80 £50,000 +25.00% 26
West Midlands +28 64 £52,500 +8.25% 7
East Midlands -3 64 £50,000 +5.26% 13
Northern Ireland -2 9 £50,000 +25.00% 7
North East -5 7 £37,500 +7.14% 14

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 3,189 (52.76%) Finance
2 2,431 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1,879 (31.09%) Java
4 1,420 (23.49%) SQL
5 1,265 (20.93%) JavaScript
6 1,243 (20.57%) C#
7 1,073 (17.75%) Python
8 1,035 (17.12%) Amazon AWS
9 973 (16.10%) HTML
10 957 (15.83%) .NET
11 865 (14.31%) AngularJS
12 857 (14.18%) CSS
13 843 (13.95%) DevOps
14 836 (13.83%) Banking
15 831 (13.75%) Microsoft Azure
16 830 (13.73%) Scrum
17 795 (13.15%) Software Engineering
18 793 (13.12%) Linux
19 767 (12.69%) TDD
20 762 (12.61%) Microservices
21 734 (12.14%) Degree
22 693 (11.47%) SQL Server
23 665 (11.00%) Docker
24 637 (10.54%) Test Automation
25 597 (9.88%) MVC
26 523 (8.65%) Spring
27 507 (8.39%) ASP.NET
27 507 (8.39%) React
28 506 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
29 497 (8.22%) Web Services

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
1 124 (2.05%) Apache Spark
2 97 (1.60%) Apache
2 97 (1.60%) Confluence
3 93 (1.54%) IIS
4 78 (1.29%) Ethereum
5 75 (1.24%) Tomcat
6 67 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
7 66 (1.09%) JBoss
8 55 (0.91%) WebSphere
9 54 (0.89%) SharePoint
10 52 (0.86%) CMS
10 52 (0.86%) WebLogic
11 43 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
12 29 (0.48%) SAS
13 27 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 24 (0.40%) Apache Solr
15 22 (0.36%) MS Exchange
16 21 (0.35%) WordPress
17 18 (0.30%) nginx
18 16 (0.26%) GlassFish
Applications
1 113 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
2 106 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 46 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 30 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 27 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 27 (0.45%) MS Visio
7 22 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 17 (0.28%) InVision
9 12 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
10 9 (0.15%) SPSS
11 8 (0.13%) RoboHelp
12 6 (0.099%) Chatbot
13 3 (0.050%) Stata
14 1 (0.017%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.017%) Camtasia
14 1 (0.017%) InDesign
14 1 (0.017%) Snagit
14 1 (0.017%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 42 (0.69%) Distributed Ledger
2 27 (0.45%) Ripple
3 14 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
4 12 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
4 12 (0.20%) SDL Web 8
5 10 (0.17%) Magento
6 9 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.099%) Sonata
9 5 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.083%) NetSuite
10 4 (0.066%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 4 (0.066%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 4 (0.066%) R3 Corda
11 3 (0.050%) Advent Geneva
11 3 (0.050%) Tradar
12 2 (0.033%) Adobe Campaign
12 2 (0.033%) BASE24
12 2 (0.033%) Siebel CRM
13 1 (0.017%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 1,035 (17.12%) Amazon AWS
2 831 (13.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 282 (4.67%) SaaS
4 188 (3.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 107 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 90 (1.49%) GitHub
7 86 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
8 82 (1.36%) Office 365
9 78 (1.29%) PaaS
10 57 (0.94%) Serverless
11 56 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
12 55 (0.91%) OpenShift
13 41 (0.68%) Amazon S3
14 39 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
15 28 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
16 26 (0.43%) IaaS
17 25 (0.41%) npm
18 17 (0.28%) Slack
19 16 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
19 16 (0.26%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 135 (2.23%) Firewall
2 97 (1.60%) HTTP
3 81 (1.34%) TCP/IP
4 80 (1.32%) Internet
5 52 (0.86%) DNS
6 41 (0.68%) VPN
6 41 (0.68%) WAN
7 31 (0.51%) NFC
8 29 (0.48%) Multicast
9 28 (0.46%) LAN
9 28 (0.46%) WebEx
10 26 (0.43%) Network Security
11 25 (0.41%) VLAN
12 21 (0.35%) BGP
13 20 (0.33%) VoIP
14 19 (0.31%) DHCP
15 17 (0.28%) OSPF
16 16 (0.26%) EIGRP
17 14 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
18 13 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 693 (11.47%) SQL Server
2 342 (5.66%) NoSQL
3 291 (4.81%) MySQL
4 270 (4.47%) Blockchain
5 267 (4.42%) Relational Database
6 266 (4.40%) Big Data
7 246 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
8 219 (3.62%) MongoDB
9 147 (2.43%) RDBMS
10 134 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
11 125 (2.07%) Hadoop
12 87 (1.44%) Redis
13 83 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 78 (1.29%) RavenDB
15 75 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
16 70 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 67 (1.11%) Amazon Redshift
18 63 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
19 62 (1.03%) Apache Hive
20 53 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 443 (7.33%) Git (software)
2 311 (5.15%) Selenium
3 275 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 261 (4.32%) JIRA
5 174 (2.88%) TeamCity
6 172 (2.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 160 (2.65%) Maven
8 154 (2.55%) Cucumber
9 148 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 128 (2.12%) WebDriver
11 117 (1.94%) JUnit
12 109 (1.80%) Visual Studio
13 99 (1.64%) Gradle
14 78 (1.29%) SoapUI
15 73 (1.21%) SpecFlow
16 70 (1.16%) webpack
17 61 (1.01%) gulp
18 55 (0.91%) NUnit
18 55 (0.91%) Subversion
19 51 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3,189 (52.76%) Finance
2 836 (13.83%) Banking
3 263 (4.35%) Retail
4 191 (3.16%) Investment Banking
5 181 (2.99%) Marketing
6 145 (2.40%) Front Office
7 132 (2.18%) Financial Institution
8 120 (1.99%) Advertising
9 95 (1.57%) Retail Banking
10 73 (1.21%) Games
11 68 (1.13%) Law
11 68 (1.13%) Telecoms
12 56 (0.93%) Back Office
13 46 (0.76%) Electronics
14 43 (0.71%) Retail Finance
15 36 (0.60%) Legal
16 29 (0.48%) Publishing
17 25 (0.41%) Billing
18 19 (0.31%) Manufacturing
19 14 (0.23%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 2,504 (41.43%) Developer
2 712 (11.78%) Java Developer
3 620 (10.26%) Senior Developer
4 519 (8.59%) Analyst
5 447 (7.40%) .NET Developer
6 375 (6.20%) C# Developer
7 311 (5.15%) Architect
8 292 (4.83%) Java Developer - Fintech
9 277 (4.58%) DevOps Engineer
10 243 (4.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 225 (3.72%) Senior Java Developer
12 213 (3.52%) Software Engineer
13 197 (3.26%) Consultant
14 186 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
15 165 (2.73%) Business Analyst
16 159 (2.63%) Software Developer
17 150 (2.48%) Lead Developer
18 149 (2.47%) JavaScript Developer
19 145 (2.40%) Project Manager
20 141 (2.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 973 (16.10%) HTML
2 957 (15.83%) .NET
3 865 (14.31%) AngularJS
4 857 (14.18%) CSS
5 523 (8.65%) Spring
6 507 (8.39%) ASP.NET
6 507 (8.39%) React
7 497 (8.22%) Web Services
8 399 (6.60%) HTML5
9 376 (6.22%) Node.js
10 370 (6.12%) REST
11 352 (5.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 349 (5.77%) jQuery
13 322 (5.33%) RESTful
14 308 (5.10%) CSS3
15 301 (4.98%) .NET Framework
16 239 (3.95%) Spring Boot
17 219 (3.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 206 (3.41%) XML
19 202 (3.34%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 506 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
2 457 (7.56%) Greenfield Project
3 430 (7.11%) Computer Science
4 397 (6.57%) User Experience
5 229 (3.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 221 (3.66%) Hedge funds
7 203 (3.36%) Mobile App
8 167 (2.76%) Algorithms
9 157 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
10 148 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
11 146 (2.42%) Derivative
12 112 (1.85%) Fixed Income
13 107 (1.77%) Equities
14 94 (1.56%) Data Structures
15 75 (1.24%) Management Information System
16 63 (1.04%) Bitcoin
17 59 (0.98%) Cloud Native
18 57 (0.94%) Virtual Team
19 50 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
20 48 (0.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 793 (13.12%) Linux
2 477 (7.89%) Windows
3 215 (3.56%) Unix
4 155 (2.56%) Android
5 127 (2.10%) Apple iOS
6 113 (1.87%) Windows Server
7 61 (1.01%) CentOS
8 41 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 35 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (0.50%) Fedora
10 30 (0.50%) Ubuntu
11 27 (0.45%) Windows 10
12 25 (0.41%) Solaris
13 23 (0.38%) AIX
14 19 (0.31%) Mac OS
14 19 (0.31%) Windows 7
15 16 (0.26%) SUSE
16 14 (0.23%) Windows 8
17 9 (0.15%) Debian
17 9 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,431 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
2 843 (13.95%) DevOps
3 830 (13.73%) Scrum
4 795 (13.15%) Software Engineering
5 767 (12.69%) TDD
6 762 (12.61%) Microservices
7 637 (10.54%) Test Automation
8 597 (9.88%) MVC
9 487 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
10 394 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
11 375 (6.20%) BDD
12 359 (5.94%) Front End Development
13 356 (5.89%) Machine Learning
14 350 (5.79%) Asset Management
15 343 (5.68%) Wealth Management
16 312 (5.16%) Mentoring
17 304 (5.03%) Analytics
18 297 (4.91%) OO
18 297 (4.91%) Web Development
19 294 (4.86%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1,879 (31.09%) Java
2 1,420 (23.49%) SQL
3 1,265 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 1,243 (20.57%) C#
5 1,073 (17.75%) Python
6 335 (5.54%) Java 8
7 323 (5.34%) C++
8 286 (4.73%) Ruby
9 253 (4.19%) PHP
10 203 (3.36%) Scala
11 200 (3.31%) TypeScript
12 172 (2.85%) PowerShell
12 172 (2.85%) T-SQL
13 166 (2.75%) Bash Shell
14 162 (2.68%) C
15 159 (2.63%) Go
16 138 (2.28%) R
17 128 (2.12%) ES6
18 96 (1.59%) Perl
19 91 (1.51%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 734 (12.14%) Degree
2 179 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 80 (1.32%) CISSP
4 72 (1.19%) PhD
5 60 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
6 54 (0.89%) Master's Degree
7 35 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (0.48%) ISTQB
9 28 (0.46%) ISEB
9 28 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 25 (0.41%) MCSE
10 25 (0.41%) SC Cleared
10 25 (0.41%) Security Cleared
11 22 (0.36%) CCNA
11 22 (0.36%) PMI Certification
12 21 (0.35%) CISM
13 19 (0.31%) CISA
14 18 (0.30%) CEH
15 17 (0.28%) RHCE
15 17 (0.28%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 488 (8.07%) QA
2 59 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 55 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 31 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 30 (0.50%) SLA
6 29 (0.48%) GDPR
7 28 (0.46%) PSD2
8 26 (0.43%) PMO
9 20 (0.33%) SEPA
10 9 (0.15%) MiFID
11 8 (0.13%) EMIR
12 7 (0.12%) ISAE 3402
13 5 (0.083%) COBIT
13 5 (0.083%) ISO 8583
13 5 (0.083%) SSAE 16
14 4 (0.066%) Cyber Essentials
15 3 (0.050%) Dodd-Frank
15 3 (0.050%) ISO 20022
16 2 (0.033%) WCAG
17 1 (0.017%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 665 (11.00%) Docker
2 157 (2.60%) Active Directory
3 81 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 37 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (0.28%) HDFS
7 14 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
10 8 (0.13%) Apache Flume
11 6 (0.099%) iptables
12 5 (0.083%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.083%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.066%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.050%) zsh
15 2 (0.033%) GridGain
15 2 (0.033%) LXC
15 2 (0.033%) Xen
15 2 (0.033%) XenApp
16 1 (0.017%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 357 (5.91%) Kubernetes
2 351 (5.81%) Ansible
3 221 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
4 217 (3.59%) Puppet
5 154 (2.55%) Terraform
6 94 (1.56%) Salt
7 40 (0.66%) Nagios
8 38 (0.63%) Grafana
9 36 (0.60%) Mesos
10 32 (0.53%) Prometheus
11 29 (0.48%) SCCM
12 25 (0.41%) Packer
13 22 (0.36%) SCVMM
14 20 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
15 19 (0.31%) Consul
15 19 (0.31%) Oozie
16 18 (0.30%) CA Single Sign-On
17 17 (0.28%) ZABBIX
18 16 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
19 12 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 447 (7.40%) Microsoft
2 305 (5.05%) Oracle
3 249 (4.12%) Google
4 115 (1.90%) Red Hat
5 114 (1.89%) VMware
6 91 (1.51%) WorldPay
7 74 (1.22%) Cisco
7 74 (1.22%) IBM
8 70 (1.16%) SAP
9 67 (1.11%) Splunk
10 64 (1.06%) Tableau
11 60 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
12 54 (0.89%) Adobe
13 48 (0.79%) Zend
14 42 (0.69%) TIBCO
15 40 (0.66%) Atlassian
16 36 (0.60%) ForgeRock
17 33 (0.55%) Citrix
18 32 (0.53%) Apple
18 32 (0.53%) Xamarin