The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 27 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Banking 7516 7009 7135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.85% 5.95% 6.55%
As % of the General category 15.35% 13.51% 14.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5591 5729 5629
Average salary £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +1.05%

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

General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
48953 51866 47977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.59% 44.06% 44.06%
Number of salaries quoted 38817 40309 37795
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Banking
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Banking within the UK.

Banking Salary Trend in the UK

Banking
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Banking over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 within the UK.

Banking Salary Histogram in the UK

Banking
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 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
England +7 6893 £60,000 - 1079
London +3 5070 £61,500 -5.38% 756
City of London +4 1504 £60,000 -4.00% 268
South East +8 512 £52,500 - 66
Scotland +12 490 £50,000 +4.16% 95
North West +17 312 £48,250 +7.22% 76
Edinburgh +8 305 £50,000 +5.82% 70
South West +2 278 £45,000 +5.88% 74
Yorkshire +19 244 £45,000 +5.88% 36
Manchester +12 190 £47,500 +5.55% 52
Berkshire +8 183 £57,500 +9.52% 23
East of England -1 180 £55,000 +14.58% 19
Glasgow +5 145 £50,000 -9.09% 19
West Yorkshire +16 143 £50,000 +16.27% 28
East Midlands +48 127 £45,000 - 14
West Midlands 0 113 £50,000 - 24
Reading +35 111 £57,500 +4.54% 14
Bristol +4 102 £43,500 +29.85% 50
Cheshire +27 97 £55,000 +22.22% 19
Surrey -35 96 £52,500 -4.54% 5
Birmingham +3 90 £50,000 -4.76% 10
Wiltshire +3 76 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Hampshire +25 68 £50,000 -4.76% 7
Hertfordshire -24 66 £57,500 +10.57% 8
Leeds -26 65 £47,500 +11.76% 17
Dorset +10 62 £80,000 +52.38% 3
Buckinghamshire -29 61 £47,500 +7.95% 4
Northamptonshire +6 58 £45,000 +2.85% 6
Bournemouth +12 57 £80,000 +18.51% 3
South Yorkshire +18 56 £40,000 +15.94% 4

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 9737 (65.80%) Finance
2 3422 (23.12%) Investment Banking
3 3370 (22.77%) SQL
4 3251 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
5 3221 (21.77%) Retail
6 2813 (19.01%) Java
7 2167 (14.64%) Oracle
8 2072 (14.00%) Degree
9 1918 (12.96%) Project Management
10 1840 (12.43%) Windows
11 1773 (11.98%) SQL Server
12 1738 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
13 1727 (11.67%) C#
14 1661 (11.22%) Telecoms
15 1621 (10.95%) Microsoft
16 1602 (10.83%) .NET
17 1601 (10.82%) UNIX
18 1522 (10.29%) Linux
19 1463 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
20 1278 (8.64%) SDLC
21 1216 (8.22%) Business Analysis
22 1128 (7.62%) Front Office
23 1044 (7.06%) MS Excel
24 1003 (6.78%) Retail Banking
25 998 (6.74%) Scrum
26 995 (6.72%) ITIL
27 987 (6.67%) HTML
28 961 (6.49%) JavaScript
29 939 (6.35%) QA
30 854 (5.77%) XML

Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 575 (3.89%) WebSphere
2 335 (2.26%) SharePoint
3 281 (1.90%) SAS
4 214 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 208 (1.41%) JBoss
5 208 (1.41%) MS Exchange
6 197 (1.33%) IIS
7 187 (1.26%) Tomcat
8 180 (1.22%) Apache
9 176 (1.19%) WebLogic
10 171 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
11 101 (0.68%) CICS
12 100 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
13 92 (0.62%) Apache Pig
14 88 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 78 (0.53%) Apache Spark
16 77 (0.52%) MQSeries
17 73 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
18 71 (0.48%) Confluence
19 64 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 1044 (7.06%) MS Excel
2 498 (3.37%) MS Office
3 202 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 137 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 129 (0.87%) MS Project
6 53 (0.36%) SPSS
7 33 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 31 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 21 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 21 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 15 (0.10%) PowerPivot
11 11 (0.074%) Open Workbench
12 6 (0.041%) Fireworks
13 4 (0.027%) Mathematica
13 4 (0.027%) FrameMaker
13 4 (0.027%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.027%) Mingle
14 2 (0.014%) SmartSuite
14 2 (0.014%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.014%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 100 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 91 (0.61%) Temenos T24
3 64 (0.43%) SAP FI
4 63 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
4 63 (0.43%) SAP CO
5 45 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 42 (0.28%) Markit EDM
7 40 (0.27%) ION MarketView
8 38 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
9 36 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
10 32 (0.22%) Finacle
11 29 (0.20%) Summit
12 27 (0.18%) Cognos TM1
12 27 (0.18%) LatentZero
13 26 (0.18%) thinkFolio
14 25 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
14 25 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
14 25 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
15 23 (0.16%) HiPortfolio
16 22 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 166 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (1.01%) SaaS
3 90 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 56 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 52 (0.35%) Office 365
6 44 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
7 42 (0.28%) PaaS
8 31 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
9 30 (0.20%) IaaS
10 16 (0.11%) GitHub
11 15 (0.10%) Google Analytics
12 8 (0.054%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.047%) Force.com
14 6 (0.041%) Amazon Kinesis
14 6 (0.041%) Adobe Analytics
15 5 (0.034%) SuccessFactors
15 5 (0.034%) Azure Machine Learning
15 5 (0.034%) IBM Blueworks
16 4 (0.027%) Mimecast
17 3 (0.020%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 414 (2.80%) Firewall
2 394 (2.66%) Internet
3 303 (2.05%) TCP/IP
4 216 (1.46%) LAN
5 205 (1.39%) WAN
6 193 (1.30%) SAN
7 155 (1.05%) DNS
8 145 (0.98%) Network Security
9 128 (0.86%) VoIP
10 115 (0.78%) VPN
10 115 (0.78%) SSL
11 113 (0.76%) Cisco ASA
12 94 (0.64%) OSPF
13 93 (0.63%) BGP
14 91 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
14 91 (0.61%) Multicast
15 86 (0.58%) DHCP
16 84 (0.57%) HTTP
17 81 (0.55%) EIGRP
18 64 (0.43%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1773 (11.98%) SQL Server
2 650 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
3 581 (3.93%) Relational Database
4 462 (3.12%) Oracle Database
5 457 (3.09%) Big Data
6 404 (2.73%) DB2
7 398 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 338 (2.28%) RDBMS
9 321 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 319 (2.16%) Hadoop
11 292 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
12 255 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
13 194 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 193 (1.30%) MySQL
15 192 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
16 191 (1.29%) NoSQL
17 142 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
18 133 (0.90%) QlikView
19 113 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
20 105 (0.71%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 307 (2.07%) JIRA
2 289 (1.95%) Subversion
3 278 (1.88%) Git (software)
4 229 (1.55%) Jenkins
5 204 (1.38%) Maven
6 191 (1.29%) NUnit
7 190 (1.28%) Selenium
8 144 (0.97%) TeamCity
8 144 (0.97%) Eclipse
9 140 (0.95%) JUnit
10 128 (0.86%) Visual Studio
11 122 (0.82%) Moq
12 119 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
13 117 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
14 91 (0.61%) Ant
15 86 (0.58%) WebDriver
16 83 (0.56%) Cucumber
16 83 (0.56%) MSTest
17 74 (0.50%) HP UFT
18 66 (0.45%) ClearCase
General
1 9737 (65.80%) Finance
2 3422 (23.12%) Investment Banking
3 3221 (21.77%) Retail
4 1661 (11.22%) Telecoms
5 1128 (7.62%) Front Office
6 1003 (6.78%) Retail Banking
7 536 (3.62%) Financial Institution
8 520 (3.51%) Back Office
9 412 (2.78%) Legal
10 344 (2.32%) Marketing
11 255 (1.72%) Games
12 199 (1.34%) Corporate Banking
13 170 (1.15%) Advertising
14 144 (0.97%) Manufacturing
15 143 (0.97%) Private Banking
16 139 (0.94%) International Banking
17 132 (0.89%) Law
18 128 (0.86%) General Ledger
19 101 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
20 86 (0.58%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3393 (22.93%) Analyst
2 3114 (21.04%) Developer
3 1634 (11.04%) Business Analyst
4 1074 (7.26%) Project Manager
5 1034 (6.99%) Architect
6 967 (6.53%) Consultant
7 784 (5.30%) Java Developer
8 583 (3.94%) C# Developer
9 576 (3.89%) Senior Developer
10 501 (3.39%) .NET Developer
11 497 (3.36%) Banking Business Analyst
12 482 (3.26%) Support Analyst
13 428 (2.89%) Applications Support
14 382 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
15 370 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
16 337 (2.28%) Administrator
17 325 (2.20%) Junior
18 307 (2.07%) DBA
19 291 (1.97%) Technical Specialist
20 272 (1.84%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1602 (10.83%) .NET
2 987 (6.67%) HTML
3 854 (5.77%) XML
4 662 (4.47%) ASP.NET
5 641 (4.33%) Web Services
6 540 (3.65%) CSS
7 502 (3.39%) Spring
7 502 (3.39%) HTML5
8 480 (3.24%) WCF
9 476 (3.22%) Middleware
10 441 (2.98%) WPF
11 371 (2.51%) .NET Framework
12 360 (2.43%) J2EE
13 326 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
14 321 (2.17%) jQuery
15 312 (2.11%) SOAP
16 270 (1.82%) AngularJS
17 261 (1.76%) REST
18 253 (1.71%) Hibernate
19 226 (1.53%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1738 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
2 793 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 650 (4.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 647 (4.37%) Derivative
5 607 (4.10%) Equities
6 565 (3.82%) Management Information System
7 479 (3.24%) Fixed Income
8 385 (2.60%) Data Centre
9 358 (2.42%) Online Banking
10 354 (2.39%) Mathematics
11 312 (2.11%) Mobile Banking
12 296 (2.00%) Credit Risk
13 295 (1.99%) SWIFT
14 264 (1.78%) Hedge funds
15 259 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
16 257 (1.74%) User Experience
17 214 (1.45%) Mainframe
17 214 (1.45%) Mobile App
18 213 (1.44%) Reference Data
19 203 (1.37%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1840 (12.43%) Windows
2 1601 (10.82%) UNIX
3 1522 (10.29%) Linux
4 280 (1.89%) Solaris
5 269 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 264 (1.78%) Android
7 260 (1.76%) Windows 7
8 250 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 242 (1.64%) Apple iOS
10 204 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 115 (0.78%) AIX
12 110 (0.74%) zOS
13 108 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
14 92 (0.62%) Windows XP
15 53 (0.36%) Windows 8
16 30 (0.20%) Ubuntu
17 23 (0.16%) SUSE
18 20 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
19 19 (0.13%) CentOS
20 16 (0.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3251 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
2 1918 (12.96%) Project Management
3 1463 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 1278 (8.64%) SDLC
5 1216 (8.22%) Business Analysis
6 998 (6.74%) Scrum
7 995 (6.72%) ITIL
8 830 (5.61%) TDD
9 802 (5.42%) PRINCE2
10 794 (5.37%) Risk Management
11 781 (5.28%) Change Management
12 771 (5.21%) Mentoring
13 765 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
14 754 (5.10%) Analytics
15 744 (5.03%) OO
16 642 (4.34%) Waterfall
17 599 (4.05%) MVC
18 574 (3.88%) E-Commerce
19 559 (3.78%) User Acceptance Testing
20 539 (3.64%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3370 (22.77%) SQL
2 2813 (19.01%) Java
3 1727 (11.67%) C#
4 961 (6.49%) JavaScript
5 650 (4.39%) C++
6 606 (4.10%) Python
7 515 (3.48%) Perl
8 487 (3.29%) C
9 456 (3.08%) PL/SQL
10 312 (2.11%) Shell Script
11 311 (2.10%) T-SQL
12 279 (1.89%) PowerShell
13 241 (1.63%) VBA
14 201 (1.36%) Bash Shell
15 186 (1.26%) PHP
16 159 (1.07%) Scala
17 149 (1.01%) VB
18 136 (0.92%) COBOL
19 109 (0.74%) Ruby
20 96 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 2072 (14.00%) Degree
2 427 (2.89%) ISEB
3 345 (2.33%) PMI Certification
4 279 (1.89%) CISSP
5 245 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
6 215 (1.45%) PMP
7 191 (1.29%) ISTQB
8 189 (1.28%) CISA
9 178 (1.20%) CCNP
10 165 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 152 (1.03%) CISM
12 115 (0.78%) CCNA
13 112 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
14 108 (0.73%) Security Cleared
15 95 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 86 (0.58%) ACCA
17 83 (0.56%) CCSE
18 82 (0.55%) MCSE
19 79 (0.53%) SC Cleared
20 76 (0.51%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 939 (6.35%) QA
2 283 (1.91%) SLA
3 167 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 145 (0.98%) EMIR
5 144 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 134 (0.91%) Dodd-Frank
7 129 (0.87%) MiFID
8 103 (0.70%) Data Quality
9 86 (0.58%) CRD IV
9 86 (0.58%) FATCA
10 75 (0.51%) PCI DSS
11 71 (0.48%) COBIT
12 56 (0.38%) Solvency II
13 54 (0.36%) Basel III
14 53 (0.36%) Basel II
15 50 (0.34%) ISO 9001
16 28 (0.19%) COREP
17 20 (0.14%) FINREP
18 14 (0.095%) ISO 8583
19 9 (0.061%) PMBOK
System Software
1 511 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 288 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
4 115 (0.78%) XenApp
5 109 (0.74%) vSphere
6 70 (0.47%) NFS
7 47 (0.32%) RACF
8 46 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 40 (0.27%) HDFS
10 34 (0.23%) VMware ESX
11 32 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 29 (0.20%) Hyper-V
13 27 (0.18%) SRDF
14 25 (0.17%) Time Sharing Option
14 25 (0.17%) UAG
15 23 (0.16%) Apache Flume
16 22 (0.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 22 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
17 21 (0.14%) ACF2
18 19 (0.13%) Samba
Systems Management
1 153 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
1 153 (1.03%) Puppet
2 126 (0.85%) SCCM
3 124 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 115 (0.78%) Nagios
5 110 (0.74%) Tivoli
6 91 (0.61%) Data Guard
7 67 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
8 43 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
9 35 (0.24%) TeamSite
9 35 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 33 (0.22%) CA Endevor
10 33 (0.22%) Control-M
11 31 (0.21%) zSecure
12 30 (0.20%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 30 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
13 28 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
14 21 (0.14%) SCOM
14 21 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 20 (0.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 2167 (14.64%) Oracle
2 1621 (10.95%) Microsoft
3 718 (4.85%) IBM
4 506 (3.42%) Cisco
5 436 (2.95%) VMware
6 377 (2.55%) SAP
7 360 (2.43%) HP
8 317 (2.14%) Sybase
9 271 (1.83%) Red Hat
10 247 (1.67%) Citrix
11 211 (1.43%) Bloomberg
12 184 (1.24%) Reuters
12 184 (1.24%) Informatica
13 182 (1.23%) CheckPoint
14 159 (1.07%) Teradata
15 144 (0.97%) TIBCO
16 130 (0.88%) EMC
17 111 (0.75%) F5
18 103 (0.70%) Tableau
19 101 (0.68%) Cognos
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £43,000 - £65,000, plus benefits
Posted: 55 minutes ago
London
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Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 5k bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent - Bonus - Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £49555 - £61215 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £61215 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: £6000 - £80000 per annum
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Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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West Yorkshire
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Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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