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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 87 88 76
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing Banking 13 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.19% 1.17% 1.89%
As % of the General category 3.52% 3.65% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 18
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +29.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £50,000 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £74,750 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
Banking
South East

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

General Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
369 356 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 33.88% 32.16% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 312 285 303
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £65,800 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Banking
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Banking Salary Trend in Kent

Banking
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Banking across the Kent region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Banking Salary Histogram in Kent

Banking
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Kent region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £34,000 -
West Malling - 3 £35,000 -
Maidstone +6 2 £55,000 +6.79%
Chatham +3 1 £32,500 -35.00%
Banking
South East

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing 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 Banking.

1 28 (77.78%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Retail
2 11 (30.56%) Project Management
3 9 (25.00%) .NET
3 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (22.22%) Migration
4 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 8 (22.22%) Retail Banking
4 8 (22.22%) QA
5 5 (13.89%) HP
5 5 (13.89%) SAN
5 5 (13.89%) C#
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
5 5 (13.89%) UNIX
5 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
5 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.89%) Investment Banking
5 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
5 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
5 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
5 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (11.11%) Puppet
6 4 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (11.11%) MVVM
6 4 (11.11%) Validation

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing 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 Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.11%) IIS
2 2 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) CICS
3 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
1 1 (2.78%) PaaS
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) SAN
2 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.11%) DNS
2 4 (11.11%) LDAP
3 2 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.78%) LAN
4 1 (2.78%) VoIP
4 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) DB2
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 28 (77.78%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Retail
3 8 (22.22%) Retail Banking
4 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
4 5 (13.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Operations Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) AS400 Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) IT Operations Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Security Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
3 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 4 (11.11%) WPF
3 4 (11.11%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) jQuery
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.78%) HTML5
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) SOAP
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) HACMP
3 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.56%) AS400
4 2 (5.56%) Replication
5 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) UNIX
2 4 (11.11%) AIX
2 4 (11.11%) Solaris
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Project Management
2 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (22.22%) Migration
3 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
4 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.11%) Validation
5 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (11.11%) MVVM
5 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 4 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Coaching
6 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (8.33%) Change Control
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Improvement
7 2 (5.56%) Information Security
7 2 (5.56%) Cash Management
7 2 (5.56%) ITSM
7 2 (5.56%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) C#
2 4 (11.11%) Perl
2 4 (11.11%) Python
2 4 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.56%) RPG
4 1 (2.78%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) PMP
1 3 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.56%) CISSP
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) SSCP
3 1 (2.78%) CISMP
3 1 (2.78%) CHFI
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.56%) SLA
3 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) NFS
1 4 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 4 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) OpenView
1 4 (11.11%) Control-M
1 4 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 4 (11.11%) Puppet
1 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) HP
2 4 (11.11%) Veritas
2 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 3 (8.33%) Informatica
3 3 (8.33%) Siebel
3 3 (8.33%) IBM
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Sun
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) Dell
4 2 (5.56%) Symantec
4 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.78%) DataCash
5 1 (2.78%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Sage
5 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco