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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 26 35 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Banking 7789 6931 7203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.15% 5.99% 6.72%
As % of the General category 16.01% 13.70% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5735 5535 5776
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
48649 50609 48212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.67% 43.77% 45.00%
Number of salaries quoted 38943 38976 38124
Average salary £51,300 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.60% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +10 7086 £60,000 - 1034
London +2 5316 £62,500 -3.84% 736
City of London +4 1587 £65,000 +4.00% 239
Scotland +11 586 £51,000 +6.25% 99
South East -18 471 £52,500 +5.00% 64
Edinburgh +11 387 £50,000 +4.16% 73
North West +9 316 £52,500 +5.00% 64
South West +4 283 £45,000 +5.88% 60
East of England +38 240 £45,000 -10.00% 23
Yorkshire +38 208 £45,000 +12.50% 39
Manchester +12 196 £50,000 - 33
Berkshire +8 187 £57,500 +15.00% 28
Glasgow +8 156 £50,000 -9.09% 24
East Midlands +35 111 £45,000 - 17
West Yorkshire +13 109 £50,000 +20.48% 33
Bristol +11 109 £45,000 +20.00% 27
Reading +11 105 £60,000 +9.09% 18
Hertfordshire +13 104 £57,500 +10.57% 15
West Midlands -2 104 £50,000 -4.30% 21
Cheshire +2 96 £55,000 - 28
Wiltshire +10 89 £45,000 +7.78% 14
Surrey -36 82 £52,500 +5.00% 8
Birmingham -12 72 £50,000 -4.76% 11
Watford +17 70 £57,500 +39.39% 3
Bedfordshire +45 68 £45,000 +1.12% 3
Sheffield +16 62 £44,500 +23.61% 4
South Yorkshire +13 62 £44,500 +23.61% 4
Buckinghamshire -24 62 £48,000 +6.66% 1
Northamptonshire -10 58 £52,500 +16.66% 9
Northampton -4 56 £52,500 +16.66% 6

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 9883 (65.95%) Finance
2 3588 (23.94%) SQL
3 3473 (23.18%) Investment Banking
4 3304 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
5 3239 (21.61%) Retail
6 2865 (19.12%) Java
7 2232 (14.89%) Oracle
8 2134 (14.24%) Degree
9 1910 (12.75%) Project Management
10 1888 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
11 1813 (12.10%) Windows
12 1812 (12.09%) SQL Server
13 1791 (11.95%) C#
14 1678 (11.20%) UNIX
15 1677 (11.19%) Telecoms
16 1645 (10.98%) .NET
17 1544 (10.30%) Linux
18 1529 (10.20%) Microsoft
19 1504 (10.04%) Stakeholder Management
20 1384 (9.24%) SDLC
21 1191 (7.95%) Business Analysis
22 1163 (7.76%) Front Office
23 1057 (7.05%) Retail Banking
24 1038 (6.93%) Scrum
25 1010 (6.74%) HTML
26 1003 (6.69%) MS Excel
27 1001 (6.68%) ITIL
28 978 (6.53%) QA
29 969 (6.47%) JavaScript
30 895 (5.97%) Risk Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 568 (3.79%) WebSphere
2 345 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 307 (2.05%) SAS
4 236 (1.57%) IIS
5 208 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
5 208 (1.39%) Apache
6 203 (1.35%) Tomcat
7 191 (1.27%) JBoss
8 182 (1.21%) MS Exchange
9 176 (1.17%) WebLogic
10 174 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
11 113 (0.75%) Apache Spark
12 106 (0.71%) Apache Pig
13 92 (0.61%) CICS
14 85 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
15 78 (0.52%) MQSeries
16 72 (0.48%) Confluence
17 70 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
18 69 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
18 69 (0.46%) CMS
Applications
1 1003 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 502 (3.35%) MS Office
3 220 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 151 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 136 (0.91%) MS Project
6 51 (0.34%) SPSS
7 42 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 25 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 20 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 15 (0.10%) PowerPivot
11 12 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
12 11 (0.073%) Open Workbench
13 5 (0.033%) Mathematica
14 4 (0.027%) FrameMaker
14 4 (0.027%) Mingle
15 2 (0.013%) PaintShop Pro
15 2 (0.013%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.013%) Fireworks
16 1 (0.007%) S-PLUS
16 1 (0.007%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 101 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 87 (0.58%) Temenos T24
3 73 (0.49%) SAP FI
4 70 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
4 70 (0.47%) SAP CO
5 54 (0.36%) Markit EDM
6 43 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
7 38 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
8 37 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
9 36 (0.24%) thinkFolio
9 36 (0.24%) LatentZero
10 35 (0.23%) ION MarketView
11 32 (0.21%) Eagle PACE
11 32 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 31 (0.21%) Beauchamp
12 31 (0.21%) MultiFonds
13 29 (0.19%) Front Arena
13 29 (0.19%) PORTIA
13 29 (0.19%) HiInvest
13 29 (0.19%) HiPerformance
Cloud Services
1 153 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 140 (0.93%) SaaS
3 84 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 48 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 41 (0.27%) Office 365
6 40 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 38 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
8 34 (0.23%) PaaS
9 24 (0.16%) IaaS
10 15 (0.10%) GitHub
10 15 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (0.087%) Google Analytics
12 10 (0.067%) Force.com
13 8 (0.053%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.047%) Adobe Analytics
15 6 (0.040%) SuccessFactors
15 6 (0.040%) Mimecast
16 5 (0.033%) Azure Machine Learning
16 5 (0.033%) Google Compute Engine
16 5 (0.033%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 457 (3.05%) Firewall
2 393 (2.62%) Internet
3 283 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 242 (1.61%) LAN
5 217 (1.45%) WAN
6 172 (1.15%) SAN
7 167 (1.11%) Network Security
8 162 (1.08%) DNS
9 131 (0.87%) VoIP
10 117 (0.78%) VPN
11 115 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
12 114 (0.76%) BGP
13 113 (0.75%) OSPF
14 105 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
15 102 (0.68%) SSL
16 98 (0.65%) HTTP
17 94 (0.63%) DHCP
18 91 (0.61%) Multicast
19 81 (0.54%) Wireless
20 72 (0.48%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1812 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 633 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
3 538 (3.59%) Relational Database
4 487 (3.25%) Big Data
5 468 (3.12%) Oracle Database
6 401 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 385 (2.57%) DB2
8 356 (2.38%) Hadoop
9 316 (2.11%) RDBMS
10 314 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 257 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
12 250 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
13 224 (1.49%) NoSQL
14 212 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
15 205 (1.37%) MySQL
16 169 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 144 (0.96%) MongoDB
18 136 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
19 122 (0.81%) QlikView
20 120 (0.80%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 352 (2.35%) JIRA
2 304 (2.03%) Git (software)
3 295 (1.97%) Subversion
4 245 (1.63%) Jenkins
5 224 (1.49%) Maven
6 209 (1.39%) NUnit
7 182 (1.21%) Selenium
8 150 (1.00%) JUnit
9 148 (0.99%) Eclipse
10 146 (0.97%) TeamCity
11 139 (0.93%) Visual Studio
12 132 (0.88%) Moq
13 131 (0.87%) Rhino Mocks
14 125 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
15 100 (0.67%) Ant
16 85 (0.57%) MSTest
17 81 (0.54%) HP UFT
18 72 (0.48%) Cucumber
19 71 (0.47%) WebDriver
20 67 (0.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 9883 (65.95%) Finance
2 3473 (23.18%) Investment Banking
3 3239 (21.61%) Retail
4 1677 (11.19%) Telecoms
5 1163 (7.76%) Front Office
6 1057 (7.05%) Retail Banking
7 597 (3.98%) Back Office
8 570 (3.80%) Financial Institution
9 399 (2.66%) Legal
10 339 (2.26%) Marketing
11 267 (1.78%) Games
12 220 (1.47%) Corporate Banking
13 159 (1.06%) Advertising
14 144 (0.96%) Law
15 141 (0.94%) International Banking
16 135 (0.90%) Private Banking
17 132 (0.88%) Manufacturing
18 121 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
19 91 (0.61%) Online Betting
20 79 (0.53%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3425 (22.86%) Analyst
2 3374 (22.52%) Developer
3 1664 (11.10%) Business Analyst
4 1005 (6.71%) Project Manager
5 982 (6.55%) Architect
6 964 (6.43%) Consultant
7 820 (5.47%) Java Developer
8 638 (4.26%) C# Developer
9 601 (4.01%) Senior Developer
10 536 (3.58%) Banking Business Analyst
11 505 (3.37%) .NET Developer
12 465 (3.10%) Support Analyst
13 433 (2.89%) Applications Support
14 369 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
15 363 (2.42%) Senior Analyst
16 350 (2.34%) Administrator
17 327 (2.18%) Technical Specialist
18 310 (2.07%) Junior
19 285 (1.90%) DBA
20 249 (1.66%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1645 (10.98%) .NET
2 1010 (6.74%) HTML
3 834 (5.57%) XML
4 665 (4.44%) ASP.NET
5 663 (4.42%) Web Services
6 588 (3.92%) CSS
7 522 (3.48%) HTML5
8 495 (3.30%) Spring
9 485 (3.24%) Middleware
10 464 (3.10%) WCF
10 464 (3.10%) WPF
11 424 (2.83%) J2EE
12 373 (2.49%) .NET Framework
13 346 (2.31%) jQuery
14 337 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
15 325 (2.17%) SOAP
16 313 (2.09%) AngularJS
17 262 (1.75%) Hibernate
18 260 (1.74%) REST
19 246 (1.64%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1888 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
2 837 (5.59%) Computer Science
3 702 (4.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 691 (4.61%) Derivative
5 677 (4.52%) Equities
6 622 (4.15%) Management Information System
7 519 (3.46%) Fixed Income
8 460 (3.07%) Data Centre
9 383 (2.56%) Online Banking
10 310 (2.07%) Mathematics
11 309 (2.06%) SWIFT
12 306 (2.04%) User Experience
13 285 (1.90%) Credit Risk
14 270 (1.80%) Mobile Banking
15 269 (1.80%) Hedge funds
16 252 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
17 220 (1.47%) Reference Data
18 217 (1.45%) Mobile App
19 215 (1.43%) Client/Server
20 209 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1813 (12.10%) Windows
2 1678 (11.20%) UNIX
3 1544 (10.30%) Linux
4 285 (1.90%) Solaris
5 279 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 266 (1.78%) Android
7 242 (1.61%) Apple iOS
8 239 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 197 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 196 (1.31%) Windows 7
11 131 (0.87%) AIX
12 106 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 100 (0.67%) zOS
14 72 (0.48%) Windows XP
15 47 (0.31%) Windows 8
16 24 (0.16%) Ubuntu
17 17 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
18 16 (0.11%) Windows 2000
18 16 (0.11%) HPUX
19 15 (0.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3304 (22.05%) Agile Software Development
2 1910 (12.75%) Project Management
3 1504 (10.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 1384 (9.24%) SDLC
5 1191 (7.95%) Business Analysis
6 1038 (6.93%) Scrum
7 1001 (6.68%) ITIL
8 895 (5.97%) Risk Management
9 878 (5.86%) Change Management
10 875 (5.84%) TDD
11 813 (5.43%) Analytics
12 794 (5.30%) Mentoring
13 779 (5.20%) PRINCE2
14 775 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
15 726 (4.84%) OO
16 650 (4.34%) Waterfall
17 615 (4.10%) E-Commerce
18 601 (4.01%) MVC
19 573 (3.82%) User Acceptance Testing
20 553 (3.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3588 (23.94%) SQL
2 2865 (19.12%) Java
3 1791 (11.95%) C#
4 969 (6.47%) JavaScript
5 719 (4.80%) C++
6 679 (4.53%) Python
7 553 (3.69%) Perl
8 525 (3.50%) C
9 484 (3.23%) PL/SQL
10 334 (2.23%) Shell Script
11 325 (2.17%) T-SQL
12 271 (1.81%) PowerShell
13 248 (1.65%) VBA
14 207 (1.38%) Bash Shell
15 189 (1.26%) PHP
16 188 (1.25%) Scala
17 161 (1.07%) VB
18 150 (1.00%) COBOL
19 119 (0.79%) Ruby
20 116 (0.77%) R
Qualifications
1 2134 (14.24%) Degree
2 368 (2.46%) ISEB
3 315 (2.10%) PMI Certification
4 290 (1.94%) CISSP
5 268 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
6 210 (1.40%) PMP
7 204 (1.36%) CISA
8 197 (1.31%) CCNP
9 182 (1.21%) CISM
10 154 (1.03%) ISTQB
11 119 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
12 113 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
12 113 (0.75%) Security Cleared
13 107 (0.71%) CCNA
14 99 (0.66%) ACCA
15 92 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 89 (0.59%) CCSE
17 84 (0.56%) CCIE
17 84 (0.56%) SC Cleared
18 82 (0.55%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 978 (6.53%) QA
2 296 (1.98%) SLA
3 169 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 165 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 155 (1.03%) MiFID
6 144 (0.96%) EMIR
7 130 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
8 109 (0.73%) Data Quality
9 81 (0.54%) COBIT
10 79 (0.53%) CRD IV
11 68 (0.45%) PCI DSS
12 54 (0.36%) Solvency II
13 47 (0.31%) FATCA
14 43 (0.29%) Basel III
15 41 (0.27%) ISO 9001
16 40 (0.27%) Basel II
17 26 (0.17%) COREP
18 18 (0.12%) FINREP
19 10 (0.067%) PMBOK
20 7 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 451 (3.01%) Active Directory
2 254 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 136 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
4 107 (0.71%) XenApp
5 99 (0.66%) vSphere
6 54 (0.36%) NFS
7 52 (0.35%) HDFS
8 47 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
9 35 (0.23%) VMware ESX
10 33 (0.22%) RACF
11 30 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 29 (0.19%) SRDF
13 27 (0.18%) Hyper-V
14 26 (0.17%) UAG
14 26 (0.17%) Time Sharing Option
15 22 (0.15%) Apache Flume
15 22 (0.15%) Firmware
16 20 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 18 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 18 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 186 (1.24%) Puppet
2 164 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
3 138 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
4 136 (0.91%) Nagios
5 131 (0.87%) SCCM
6 117 (0.78%) Tivoli
7 108 (0.72%) Data Guard
8 77 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
9 74 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
10 43 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 38 (0.25%) SCOM
12 36 (0.24%) Control-M
13 34 (0.23%) CA Endevor
14 29 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 28 (0.19%) TeamSite
16 26 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
17 24 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
18 22 (0.15%) Oozie
18 22 (0.15%) Ambari
19 18 (0.12%) zSecure
Vendors
1 2232 (14.89%) Oracle
2 1529 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 745 (4.97%) IBM
4 551 (3.68%) Cisco
5 407 (2.72%) VMware
6 355 (2.37%) SAP
7 326 (2.18%) Sybase
8 319 (2.13%) HP
9 242 (1.61%) Citrix
10 240 (1.60%) Bloomberg
11 231 (1.54%) Red Hat
12 198 (1.32%) Informatica
13 194 (1.29%) Teradata
14 190 (1.27%) CheckPoint
15 187 (1.25%) Reuters
16 149 (0.99%) Tableau
17 123 (0.82%) TIBCO
18 113 (0.75%) EMC
18 113 (0.75%) Cognos
19 106 (0.71%) Murex
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + benefit package + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £80000.00 - £115000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £85000 per annum + Bonus +Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £90k
Posted: 9 hours ago