Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Technology (Fintech)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 211 407
Rank change year-on-year +97 +196 +460
Permanent jobs citing Fintech 4,869 2,845 1,623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.81% 1.63% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.68% 4.00% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4,140 2,544 1,365
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +25.00%

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 72,887 71,184 88,081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.02% 40.78% 42.22%
Number of salaries quoted 56,644 58,389 70,900
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 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 +97 4,718 £60,000 - 805
London +37 3,631 £65,000 +8.33% 654
UK excluding London +178 1,201 £47,500 -5.00% 165
South East +179 395 £45,000 -18.18% 42
East of England +136 233 £58,750 +4.44% 28
North of England +80 229 £47,500 +18.75% 33
North West +97 176 £50,000 +25.00% 22
Midlands -9 121 £47,500 -20.83% 23
South West +61 98 £45,000 - 24
West Midlands -25 62 £50,000 -16.67% 17
East Midlands +28 59 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Scotland -5 55 £45,000 -37.93% 5
Wales +8 44 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Yorkshire -6 34 £47,500 +26.67% 7
North East -3 19 £29,000 -76.80% 4
Northern Ireland -8 17 £40,000 +17.65% 5
Channel Islands +6 5 £32,500 -10.96%
Isle of Man - 4 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 2,691 (55.27%) Finance
2 2,214 (45.47%) Agile Software Development
3 1,552 (31.88%) Java
4 1,198 (24.60%) JavaScript
5 1,081 (22.20%) SQL
6 935 (19.20%) C#
7 891 (18.30%) AngularJS
8 887 (18.22%) CSS
9 876 (17.99%) .NET
10 868 (17.83%) HTML
11 858 (17.62%) Python
12 810 (16.64%) TDD
13 787 (16.16%) Banking
14 757 (15.55%) Scrum
15 736 (15.12%) Amazon AWS
16 639 (13.12%) Linux
17 628 (12.90%) SQL Server
18 611 (12.55%) DevOps
19 606 (12.45%) Degree
20 556 (11.42%) MVC
21 498 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
22 493 (10.13%) Software Engineering
23 482 (9.90%) Greenfield Project
24 458 (9.41%) Microservices
25 450 (9.24%) ASP.NET
26 437 (8.98%) Git (software)
27 436 (8.95%) Test Automation
28 434 (8.91%) Spring
29 426 (8.75%) Computer Science
30 410 (8.42%) HTML5

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
1 125 (2.57%) Apache Spark
2 103 (2.12%) Tomcat
3 100 (2.05%) Elasticsearch
4 86 (1.77%) Apache
5 76 (1.56%) Ethereum
6 69 (1.42%) IIS
7 56 (1.15%) Confluence
8 55 (1.13%) CMS
9 42 (0.86%) WebLogic
10 41 (0.84%) Hyperledger
11 40 (0.82%) WebSphere
12 31 (0.64%) JBoss
12 31 (0.64%) WordPress
13 28 (0.58%) nginx
14 21 (0.43%) MS Exchange
14 21 (0.43%) NServiceBus
15 18 (0.37%) SAS
16 16 (0.33%) SharePoint
17 14 (0.29%) eris
17 14 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 75 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
3 47 (0.97%) Photoshop
4 31 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 24 (0.49%) MS Visio
7 15 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
8 13 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
9 11 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.23%) InVision
10 4 (0.082%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.062%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.041%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.021%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.021%) InDesign
13 1 (0.021%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.021%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 38 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
2 27 (0.55%) Distributed Ledger
3 22 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (0.37%) Markit EDM
4 18 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.29%) MultiChain
6 11 (0.23%) Ripple
7 8 (0.16%) Ripple XRP
8 7 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
8 7 (0.14%) RMDS
8 7 (0.14%) thinkFolio
9 6 (0.12%) Eikon
9 6 (0.12%) Eloqua
9 6 (0.12%) SessionCam
9 6 (0.12%) WebTrends
10 4 (0.082%) ION MarketView
10 4 (0.082%) Sonata
11 3 (0.062%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.062%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 3 (0.062%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 736 (15.12%) Amazon AWS
2 498 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 199 (4.09%) SaaS
4 157 (3.22%) GitHub
5 62 (1.27%) OpenShift
6 44 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 40 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 35 (0.72%) Amazon S3
9 33 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
10 32 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
11 30 (0.62%) Serverless
12 25 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 23 (0.47%) Google Analytics
14 22 (0.45%) PaaS
15 21 (0.43%) npm
15 21 (0.43%) Office 365
15 21 (0.43%) Slack
16 16 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
17 14 (0.29%) IaaS
18 12 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (2.09%) Internet
2 98 (2.01%) Firewall
3 86 (1.77%) HTTP
4 50 (1.03%) DNS
5 34 (0.70%) TCP/IP
6 30 (0.62%) Network Security
7 29 (0.60%) VPN
8 25 (0.51%) DHCP
8 25 (0.51%) Intranet
9 22 (0.45%) FTP
10 19 (0.39%) SAN
11 18 (0.37%) BGP
12 15 (0.31%) LAN
12 15 (0.31%) Multicast
12 15 (0.31%) OSPF
12 15 (0.31%) WAN
13 14 (0.29%) SSL
14 12 (0.25%) DSL
14 12 (0.25%) VLAN
15 11 (0.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 628 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 334 (6.86%) MySQL
3 318 (6.53%) MongoDB
4 297 (6.10%) NoSQL
5 282 (5.79%) Big Data
6 243 (4.99%) PostgreSQL
7 233 (4.79%) Blockchain
8 227 (4.66%) Relational Database
9 208 (4.27%) SQL Server 2016
10 152 (3.12%) Apache Cassandra
11 135 (2.77%) RavenDB
12 95 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 93 (1.91%) Redis
14 91 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
15 79 (1.62%) Hadoop
16 78 (1.60%) RDBMS
16 78 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 66 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
18 60 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 53 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 437 (8.98%) Git (software)
2 332 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 218 (4.48%) Selenium
4 215 (4.42%) JIRA
5 192 (3.94%) Cucumber
6 181 (3.72%) Maven
7 118 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 104 (2.14%) TeamCity
9 91 (1.87%) WebDriver
10 86 (1.77%) JUnit
11 83 (1.70%) Octopus Deploy
12 70 (1.44%) Visual Studio
13 55 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
14 53 (1.09%) Gradle
15 52 (1.07%) Jasmine
16 51 (1.05%) Subversion
17 49 (1.01%) webpack
18 39 (0.80%) Mocha
19 37 (0.76%) Eclipse
19 37 (0.76%) Grunt
General
1 2,691 (55.27%) Finance
2 787 (16.16%) Banking
3 182 (3.74%) Marketing
4 169 (3.47%) Financial Institution
5 121 (2.49%) Games
6 108 (2.22%) Investment Banking
6 108 (2.22%) Retail
7 71 (1.46%) Front Office
8 64 (1.31%) Back Office
9 56 (1.15%) Law
10 54 (1.11%) Advertising
11 53 (1.09%) Legal
11 53 (1.09%) Telecoms
12 37 (0.76%) Publishing
13 27 (0.55%) Retail Banking
14 23 (0.47%) Manufacturing
15 20 (0.41%) French Language
16 18 (0.37%) Electronics
17 15 (0.31%) Billing
18 13 (0.27%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 2,388 (49.04%) Developer
2 635 (13.04%) Java Developer
3 490 (10.06%) .NET Developer
4 456 (9.37%) Senior Developer
5 383 (7.87%) Analyst
6 334 (6.86%) C# Developer
7 224 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
8 212 (4.35%) Software Engineer
9 196 (4.03%) JavaScript Developer
10 194 (3.98%) Software Developer
11 182 (3.74%) DevOps Engineer
12 176 (3.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 171 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
14 168 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
15 157 (3.22%) Business Analyst
16 153 (3.14%) Python Developer
17 152 (3.12%) Architect
18 138 (2.83%) Java Engineer
18 138 (2.83%) SQL Developer
19 125 (2.57%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 891 (18.30%) AngularJS
2 887 (18.22%) CSS
3 876 (17.99%) .NET
4 868 (17.83%) HTML
5 450 (9.24%) ASP.NET
6 434 (8.91%) Spring
7 410 (8.42%) HTML5
8 397 (8.15%) React
9 354 (7.27%) REST
10 353 (7.25%) Web Services
11 350 (7.19%) Node.js
12 331 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 329 (6.76%) CSS3
14 321 (6.59%) .NET Framework
15 305 (6.26%) RESTful
16 281 (5.77%) jQuery
17 217 (4.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 177 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
19 173 (3.55%) XML
20 152 (3.12%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 482 (9.90%) Greenfield Project
2 426 (8.75%) Computer Science
3 290 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
4 254 (5.22%) User Experience
5 210 (4.31%) Hedge funds
6 184 (3.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 134 (2.75%) Algorithms
8 116 (2.38%) Mobile App
9 97 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
10 89 (1.83%) Fixed Income
11 74 (1.52%) Data Centre
12 71 (1.46%) Equities
12 71 (1.46%) Public Cloud
13 64 (1.31%) Private Cloud
14 59 (1.21%) Data Structures
15 54 (1.11%) Bitcoin
16 47 (0.97%) Client/Server
16 47 (0.97%) Management Information System
17 42 (0.86%) Social Media
18 39 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 639 (13.12%) Linux
2 292 (6.00%) Windows
3 243 (4.99%) Unix
4 190 (3.90%) Apple iOS
5 169 (3.47%) Android
6 67 (1.38%) Windows Server
7 59 (1.21%) CentOS
8 43 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (0.62%) Windows 7
10 25 (0.51%) Mac OS
10 25 (0.51%) Ubuntu
11 24 (0.49%) Solaris
12 20 (0.41%) Debian
13 19 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (0.29%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.16%) Windows 10
17 7 (0.14%) VMS
18 6 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
19 5 (0.10%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,214 (45.47%) Agile Software Development
2 810 (16.64%) TDD
3 757 (15.55%) Scrum
4 611 (12.55%) DevOps
5 556 (11.42%) MVC
6 493 (10.13%) Software Engineering
7 458 (9.41%) Microservices
8 436 (8.95%) Test Automation
9 399 (8.19%) BDD
10 376 (7.72%) Continuous Integration
11 289 (5.94%) Front End Development
12 285 (5.85%) OO
13 281 (5.77%) Open Source
14 273 (5.61%) Wealth Management
15 270 (5.55%) Analytics
16 265 (5.44%) Mentoring
17 261 (5.36%) Machine Learning
18 245 (5.03%) Web Development
19 242 (4.97%) Asset Management
20 221 (4.54%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1,552 (31.88%) Java
2 1,198 (24.60%) JavaScript
3 1,081 (22.20%) SQL
4 935 (19.20%) C#
5 858 (17.62%) Python
6 371 (7.62%) Scala
7 280 (5.75%) Ruby
8 258 (5.30%) C++
9 247 (5.07%) PHP
10 184 (3.78%) T-SQL
11 129 (2.65%) PowerShell
12 127 (2.61%) Bash Shell
13 112 (2.30%) Perl
14 103 (2.12%) Go
15 91 (1.87%) ES6
16 78 (1.60%) Shell Script
17 70 (1.44%) Groovy
18 68 (1.40%) TypeScript
19 65 (1.33%) R
20 57 (1.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 606 (12.45%) Degree
2 187 (3.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (1.11%) PhD
4 51 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
5 40 (0.82%) CISSP
6 29 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 29 (0.60%) Master's Degree
7 25 (0.51%) AWS Certification
8 23 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (0.47%) CISM
9 19 (0.39%) ISEB
10 17 (0.35%) PMI Certification
11 15 (0.31%) CCNA
11 15 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (0.31%) PMP
12 13 (0.27%) CCNP
12 13 (0.27%) SC Cleared
12 13 (0.27%) Security Cleared
13 12 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (0.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 305 (6.26%) QA
2 77 (1.58%) PCI DSS
3 54 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (0.74%) SLA
5 34 (0.70%) MiFID
6 31 (0.64%) PSD2
7 30 (0.62%) GDPR
8 25 (0.51%) SEPA
9 21 (0.43%) Data Quality
10 13 (0.27%) GCP
11 12 (0.25%) ISO 9001
11 12 (0.25%) PMO
12 6 (0.12%) PA-DSS
12 6 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.12%) SAS 70
13 5 (0.10%) ISO 8583
14 3 (0.062%) Basel III
14 3 (0.062%) ISAE 3402
15 2 (0.041%) IFRS
15 2 (0.041%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 365 (7.50%) Docker
2 82 (1.68%) Active Directory
3 49 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (0.55%) Hyper-V
5 22 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (0.33%) HDFS
7 12 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.21%) iptables
9 9 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (0.16%) vSphere
11 5 (0.10%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.10%) NFS
11 5 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.082%) GPFS
12 4 (0.082%) Snort
13 3 (0.062%) KVM
14 2 (0.041%) LXC
14 2 (0.041%) Squid
15 1 (0.021%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 235 (4.83%) Ansible
2 214 (4.40%) Puppet
3 155 (3.18%) Kubernetes
4 153 (3.14%) Opscode Chef
5 122 (2.51%) Terraform
6 50 (1.03%) Nagios
7 18 (0.37%) Packer
8 17 (0.35%) Nessus
9 13 (0.27%) Opsview
9 13 (0.27%) SCCM
10 11 (0.23%) Consul
10 11 (0.23%) HAProxy
10 11 (0.23%) HockeyApp
11 9 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
11 9 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 7 (0.14%) linkerd
13 6 (0.12%) Data Guard
13 6 (0.12%) Grafana
13 6 (0.12%) Prometheus
14 5 (0.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 349 (7.17%) Microsoft
2 304 (6.24%) Oracle
3 172 (3.53%) WorldPay
4 129 (2.65%) Google
5 82 (1.68%) VMware
6 73 (1.50%) Splunk
7 67 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
8 57 (1.17%) Adobe
9 54 (1.11%) Red Hat
10 51 (1.05%) Cisco
11 47 (0.97%) AppDynamics
12 43 (0.88%) Tableau
13 40 (0.82%) IBM
14 33 (0.68%) HP
14 33 (0.68%) ServiceNow
15 31 (0.64%) SAP
16 30 (0.62%) Zend
17 29 (0.60%) TIBCO
18 26 (0.53%) Capita
19 25 (0.51%) Apple