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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 103 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Retail Banking 23 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.30% 0.27% -
As % of the General category 3.67% 0.60% -
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 0
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -6.66%
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
626 830 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.37% 45.55% 42.72%
Number of salaries quoted 470 758 553
Average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 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 36 (100.00%) Banking
1 36 (100.00%) Retail
2 24 (66.67%) Finance
3 16 (44.44%) Time Management
4 14 (38.89%) Software Testing
4 14 (38.89%) WebSphere
4 14 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (38.89%) Java
4 14 (38.89%) DB2
4 14 (38.89%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (38.89%) SQL
4 14 (38.89%) Oracle
4 14 (38.89%) UNIX
4 14 (38.89%) SOA
4 14 (38.89%) Linux
5 13 (36.11%) JBoss
5 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
5 13 (36.11%) RDBMS
5 13 (36.11%) SSL
5 13 (36.11%) Windows
5 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
5 13 (36.11%) XML
5 13 (36.11%) HTML
5 13 (36.11%) Java EE
5 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
5 13 (36.11%) Telecoms
5 13 (36.11%) High Availability
5 13 (36.11%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (36.11%) Relational Database
6 7 (19.44%) Process Management

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 14 (38.89%) WebSphere
1 14 (38.89%) WebSphere Application Server
2 13 (36.11%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.78%) CICS
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Temenos T24
2 2 (5.56%) Finacle
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
1 13 (36.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) DB2
2 13 (36.11%) RDBMS
2 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 13 (36.11%) Relational Database
General
1 36 (100.00%) Banking
1 36 (100.00%) Retail
2 24 (66.67%) Finance
3 13 (36.11%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Consultant
2 15 (41.67%) Analyst
3 14 (38.89%) Business Analyst
3 14 (38.89%) Banking Business Analyst
4 13 (36.11%) Business Consultant
5 10 (27.78%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) Implementation Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Programme Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Test Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
9 1 (2.78%) Senior Programme Manager
9 1 (2.78%) Functional Consultant
9 1 (2.78%) Test Analyst
9 1 (2.78%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (36.11%) XML
1 13 (36.11%) HTML
1 13 (36.11%) Java EE
2 1 (2.78%) ISPF
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.33%) SWIFT
3 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) UNIX
1 14 (38.89%) Linux
2 13 (36.11%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) MVS
3 1 (2.78%) AIX
3 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Time Management
2 14 (38.89%) Software Testing
2 14 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 14 (38.89%) SOA
3 13 (36.11%) High Availability
4 7 (19.44%) Process Management
5 3 (8.33%) Wealth Management
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.33%) Analytics
5 3 (8.33%) V-Model
5 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.56%) Coaching
6 2 (5.56%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL
7 1 (2.78%) People Management
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) Java
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) JCL
2 1 (2.78%) COBOL
2 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 3 (8.33%) ISEB
1 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (38.89%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) TSYS
2 2 (5.56%) Fiserv
2 2 (5.56%) Misys
2 2 (5.56%) Temenos
3 1 (2.78%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) Business Objects