The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 37 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing Banking 1 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.59% 1.59% 2.69%
As % of the General category 1.03% 3.61% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -
Banking
England

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

General Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
97 83 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 57.06% 43.92% 26.88%
Number of salaries quoted 47 61 22
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £66,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -24.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,000 £47,325
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £78,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Banking
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Banking Salary Trend in the Midlands

Banking
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 10 (66.67%) Finance
1 10 (66.67%) Retail
2 8 (53.33%) QA
2 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
2 8 (53.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (53.33%) Aerospace
2 8 (53.33%) Scrum
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) ISEB
3 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Basel II
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) SAS
5 1 (6.67%) TSYS
5 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.67%) Statistics
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (6.67%) SAS
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
1 10 (66.67%) Retail
2 8 (53.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Consultant
1 8 (53.33%) Test Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Lead Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Test Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Credit Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Statistics
1 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Scrum
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) Software Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
3 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) ISEB
1 8 (53.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) Basel II
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) TSYS