The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 206 192 210
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Permanent jobs citing Retail Banking 25 25 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.49% 0.12%
As % of the General category 1.13% 1.19% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 7
Average salary £37,500 £30,750 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% -52.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,750 £61,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £48,100 £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,250
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +2.76%
Retail 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 South West region.

General Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2206 2105 2180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.38% 41.15% 38.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1731 1699 1833
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Retail Banking
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Retail Banking Salary Trend in the South West

Retail Banking
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Retail Banking Salary Histogram in the South West

Retail Banking
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail Banking within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
Wiltshire - 21 £39,250 -
Bristol 0 3 £29,000 +38.09%
Gloucestershire -31 1 £26,000 -15.44% 1
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 35 (100.00%) Banking
1 35 (100.00%) Retail
2 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (71.43%) Use Case
3 25 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 25 (71.43%) Finance
4 19 (54.29%) SQL
5 10 (28.57%) Scrum
5 10 (28.57%) ISEB
5 10 (28.57%) TDD
5 10 (28.57%) Degree
6 9 (25.71%) WATIR
6 9 (25.71%) Selenium
6 9 (25.71%) WebDriver
7 7 (20.00%) Functional Testing
8 6 (17.14%) Manual Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Web Services
9 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 5 (14.29%) RESTful
10 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
10 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
10 4 (11.43%) CRUD
10 4 (11.43%) XML
10 4 (11.43%) OO
10 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
10 4 (11.43%) C++
10 4 (11.43%) Java
10 4 (11.43%) J2EE

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (5.71%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
1 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
1 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.86%) Base SAS
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) WATIR
1 9 (25.71%) Selenium
1 9 (25.71%) WebDriver
2 4 (11.43%) JUnit
General
1 35 (100.00%) Banking
1 35 (100.00%) Retail
2 25 (71.43%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Wholesale Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Analyst
2 18 (51.43%) Test Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Senior Test Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Test Manager
3 8 (22.86%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Functional Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Functional Test Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Test Leader
6 4 (11.43%) Graduate
7 3 (8.57%) Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Banking Business Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Graduate Business Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Graduate Java Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Computer Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Web Services
1 5 (14.29%) RESTful
2 4 (11.43%) XML
2 4 (11.43%) J2EE
2 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
2 4 (11.43%) Spring
2 4 (11.43%) JSF
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.86%) Statistics
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (71.43%) Use Case
2 25 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 10 (28.57%) Scrum
3 10 (28.57%) TDD
4 7 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 6 (17.14%) Manual Testing
6 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.43%) CRUD
6 4 (11.43%) OO
7 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.86%) Risk Analytics
7 1 (2.86%) Analytics
7 1 (2.86%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) C++
2 4 (11.43%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) ISEB
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) IBM