The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 105 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Retail Banking 24 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.33% 0.22% -
As % of the General category 3.75% 0.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 24 4 0
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.52% -2.10%
Retail Banking
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

General Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
640 822 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.44% 45.59% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 483 742 510
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,350 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +2.97%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Retail Banking
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the Birmingham region.

Retail Banking Salary Trend in Birmingham

Retail Banking
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Retail Banking Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Retail Banking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail Banking.

1 30 (100.00%) Banking
1 30 (100.00%) Retail
2 19 (63.33%) Finance
3 13 (43.33%) Time Management
4 11 (36.67%) Software Testing
4 11 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 10 (33.33%) Java EE
5 10 (33.33%) High Availability
5 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 10 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 10 (33.33%) HTML
5 10 (33.33%) Java
5 10 (33.33%) SQL
5 10 (33.33%) Oracle
5 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 10 (33.33%) DB2
5 10 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 10 (33.33%) XML
5 10 (33.33%) UNIX
5 10 (33.33%) Windows
5 10 (33.33%) Linux
5 10 (33.33%) JBoss
5 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 10 (33.33%) SOA
5 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 10 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 10 (33.33%) SSL
6 4 (13.33%) Process Management

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Retail Banking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Retail Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 10 (33.33%) JBoss
1 10 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Temenos T24
2 2 (6.67%) Finacle
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 10 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 10 (33.33%) DB2
1 10 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 30 (100.00%) Banking
1 30 (100.00%) Retail
2 19 (63.33%) Finance
3 10 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Consultant
2 12 (40.00%) Analyst
3 11 (36.67%) Business Analyst
3 11 (36.67%) Banking Business Analyst
4 10 (33.33%) Business Consultant
5 9 (30.00%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Manager
8 2 (6.67%) Programme Manager
8 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
9 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Functional Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) Implementation Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Programme Manager
9 1 (3.33%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) HTML
1 10 (33.33%) XML
1 10 (33.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.00%) SWIFT
3 2 (6.67%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) UNIX
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Time Management
2 11 (36.67%) Software Testing
2 11 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (33.33%) SOA
3 10 (33.33%) High Availability
4 4 (13.33%) Process Management
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) V-Model
5 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.67%) Coaching
6 2 (6.67%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.33%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (3.33%) ITIL
7 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma
7 1 (3.33%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) People Management
7 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Java
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB
1 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) FATCA
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Misys
2 2 (6.67%) Temenos
2 2 (6.67%) TSYS
2 2 (6.67%) Fiserv