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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 22 32 26
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing Banking 4 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.33% 0.53% 3.40%
As % of the General category 6.25% 1.49% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
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
64 67 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 53.33% 35.45% 38.35%
Number of salaries quoted 35 53 40
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -21.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,000 £48,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £75,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Retail
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) Aerospace
4 4 (30.77%) ISEB
4 4 (30.77%) QA
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
4 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) TSYS
6 1 (7.69%) Logistics
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Retail
3 4 (30.77%) Aerospace
4 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Test Leader
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Test Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
2 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) TSYS