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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Retail Banking
Rank 197 187 211
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +24
Permanent jobs citing Retail Banking 30 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.41% 0.12%
As % of the General category 1.33% 0.98% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 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 £29,000 £30,750 £61,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £30,750 £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,750 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -4.68%
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
2262 2152 2134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.67% 42.50% 37.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1739 1720 1831
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 - 27 £37,500 - 2
Bristol - 2 £27,500 - 2
Gloucestershire -23 1 £26,000 -15.44% 3
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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%) Finance
3 25 (71.43%) Test Scripting
4 18 (51.43%) SQL
5 10 (28.57%) ISEB
5 10 (28.57%) Scrum
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 6 (17.14%) Manual Testing
8 5 (14.29%) RESTful
8 5 (14.29%) Web Services
9 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
10 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
10 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
10 3 (8.57%) CRUD
10 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Spring
10 3 (8.57%) JSF
10 3 (8.57%) XML
10 3 (8.57%) OO
10 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
10 3 (8.57%) C++
10 3 (8.57%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
1 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.86%) Base SAS
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) WATIR
1 9 (25.71%) Selenium
1 9 (25.71%) WebDriver
2 3 (8.57%) JUnit
General
1 35 (100.00%) Banking
1 35 (100.00%) Retail
2 25 (71.43%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Automotive
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Analyst
2 18 (51.43%) Test Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Test Manager
3 8 (22.86%) Senior Test Analyst
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%) Business Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) IT Project Manager
9 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Credit Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Risk Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) Web Services
1 5 (14.29%) RESTful
2 3 (8.57%) J2EE
2 3 (8.57%) XML
2 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
2 3 (8.57%) Spring
2 3 (8.57%) JSF
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Statistics
2 1 (2.86%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 25 (71.43%) Use Case
3 10 (28.57%) Scrum
3 10 (28.57%) TDD
4 6 (17.14%) Manual Testing
5 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.57%) CRUD
6 3 (8.57%) OO
7 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.86%) Budget Control
7 1 (2.86%) Risk Analytics
7 1 (2.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) C++
2 3 (8.57%) Java
3 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) ISEB
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) IBM