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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 32 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Banking 6850 6814 6785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.23% 6.33% 5.96%
As % of the General category 14.37% 14.56% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5449 5500 5695
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £48,082 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-0.16% +1.22%

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
47670 46812 49345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.37% 43.46% 43.33%
Number of salaries quoted 38265 36387 41128
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 29 December 2014 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 29 December 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
England 0 6293 £57,500 -4.16% 740
London -1 4373 £62,500 -3.84% 474
City of London -3 1380 £62,500 -3.84% 165
South East +9 461 £52,500 +5.00% 83
Scotland +9 429 £47,500 -11.62% 62
South West +79 354 £45,000 - 40
North West +62 301 £47,500 -2.06% 48
East of England +56 300 £52,500 +16.66% 20
Edinburgh +11 262 £50,000 -9.09% 37
Yorkshire +1 217 £43,750 -3.84% 33
Manchester +64 196 £47,500 +2.70% 27
Berkshire +68 193 £52,500 -2.77% 34
West Yorkshire +16 158 £43,750 -2.77% 29
Bristol +67 139 £42,500 - 19
West Midlands -34 135 £51,000 +7.36% 21
Hertfordshire +37 134 £50,500 +6.31% 6
Glasgow +2 131 £42,500 -11.45% 17
Leeds -5 97 £45,000 - 18
Reading +40 96 £52,500 - 13
Surrey -31 92 £57,500 +6.97% 9
East Midlands +72 87 £55,000 +10.00% 12
Wiltshire +47 87 £45,000 +20.00% 18
Birmingham -27 83 £56,500 +13.00% 13
Cheshire +29 80 £47,500 -5.00% 13
Essex +22 78 £55,000 +10.00% 6
South Wales -3 77 £30,565 -25.05% 10
Wales -4 77 £30,565 -25.05% 10
Watford +1 73 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Northamptonshire +16 71 £55,000 - 11
Cardiff +3 70 £31,000 -31.11% 10

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 9255 (67.32%) Finance
2 3530 (25.68%) Investment Banking
3 3169 (23.05%) SQL
4 2838 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
5 2795 (20.33%) Java
6 2531 (18.41%) Retail
7 1987 (14.45%) Degree
8 1937 (14.09%) C#
9 1898 (13.81%) Oracle
10 1782 (12.96%) SQL Server
11 1674 (12.18%) Windows
12 1631 (11.86%) .NET
13 1599 (11.63%) UNIX
14 1543 (11.22%) Telecoms
15 1521 (11.06%) Project Management
16 1355 (9.86%) Microsoft
17 1348 (9.81%) Linux
18 1256 (9.14%) Front Office
19 1249 (9.08%) Stakeholder Management
20 1193 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
21 1053 (7.66%) Scrum
22 985 (7.16%) HTML
23 958 (6.97%) JavaScript
24 933 (6.79%) MS Excel
25 907 (6.60%) ITIL
26 896 (6.52%) C++
27 895 (6.51%) QA
28 875 (6.36%) OO
29 854 (6.21%) XML
30 817 (5.94%) Retail Banking

Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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
1 429 (3.12%) WebSphere
2 379 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 263 (1.91%) WebLogic
4 244 (1.77%) SAS
5 241 (1.75%) JBoss
6 229 (1.67%) Tomcat
7 206 (1.50%) MS Exchange
8 191 (1.39%) Apache
9 184 (1.34%) IIS
10 158 (1.15%) CICS
11 119 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
12 112 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
13 107 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
14 91 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
15 89 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 88 (0.64%) CMS
17 82 (0.60%) MQSeries
18 73 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
19 46 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
20 45 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 933 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 534 (3.88%) MS Office
3 236 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 171 (1.24%) MS Visio
5 160 (1.16%) MS Project
6 41 (0.30%) SPSS
7 25 (0.18%) InfoPath
8 22 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 18 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.036%) Stata
11 5 (0.036%) PowerPivot
11 5 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 4 (0.029%) Mingle
12 4 (0.029%) NASTRAN
12 4 (0.029%) SmartSuite
13 3 (0.022%) RoboHelp
13 3 (0.022%) 3ds Max
13 3 (0.022%) CPLEX
14 2 (0.015%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 137 (1.00%) SAP FI
2 136 (0.99%) SAP CO
3 132 (0.96%) SAP FI/CO
4 107 (0.78%) Temenos T24
5 85 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
6 78 (0.57%) Finacle
7 39 (0.28%) FLEXCUBE
8 35 (0.25%) SAP BPC
9 34 (0.25%) Summit
10 31 (0.23%) SAP R/3
11 29 (0.21%) Kondor+
12 28 (0.20%) Markit EDM
13 26 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 24 (0.17%) ION MarketView
15 23 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
16 22 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
17 20 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
18 19 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
19 18 (0.13%) Rolfe and Nolan
20 17 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 120 (0.87%) SaaS
2 67 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (0.32%) Office 365
4 35 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
6 30 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
7 18 (0.13%) GitHub
7 18 (0.13%) IaaS
8 14 (0.10%) OpenShift
9 10 (0.073%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.058%) PaaS
10 8 (0.058%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.029%) Force.com
12 3 (0.022%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.015%) IBM SmartCloud
14 1 (0.007%) MailChimp
14 1 (0.007%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 327 (2.38%) Internet
2 313 (2.28%) Firewall
3 290 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 264 (1.92%) LAN
5 253 (1.84%) SAN
6 235 (1.71%) WAN
7 231 (1.68%) DNS
8 151 (1.10%) VPN
9 140 (1.02%) DHCP
10 98 (0.71%) Wireless
11 97 (0.71%) BGP
12 92 (0.67%) EIGRP
13 87 (0.63%) Intranet
14 86 (0.63%) LDAP
15 85 (0.62%) Network Security
16 82 (0.60%) OSPF
16 82 (0.60%) Multicast
17 80 (0.58%) HTTP
17 80 (0.58%) SSL
18 73 (0.53%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1782 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 740 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
3 511 (3.72%) Relational Database
4 414 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 404 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 345 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 330 (2.40%) Big Data
8 302 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 291 (2.12%) DB2
10 288 (2.09%) RDBMS
11 248 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 197 (1.43%) Hadoop
13 194 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
14 172 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
15 171 (1.24%) NoSQL
16 140 (1.02%) MySQL
17 132 (0.96%) QlikView
18 130 (0.95%) Data Mining
19 129 (0.94%) OLAP
20 121 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 288 (2.09%) Subversion
2 250 (1.82%) Maven
3 249 (1.81%) JIRA
4 194 (1.41%) Jenkins
5 187 (1.36%) Eclipse
6 173 (1.26%) NUnit
7 157 (1.14%) JUnit
8 152 (1.11%) Git (software)
9 145 (1.05%) Visual Studio
10 139 (1.01%) Selenium
11 120 (0.87%) Rhino Mocks
12 117 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
13 111 (0.81%) Ant
14 91 (0.66%) Moq
15 83 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
16 76 (0.55%) TeamCity
17 72 (0.52%) WebDriver
18 71 (0.52%) MSTest
19 60 (0.44%) ClearCase
20 55 (0.40%) Cucumber
General
1 9255 (67.32%) Finance
2 3530 (25.68%) Investment Banking
3 2531 (18.41%) Retail
4 1543 (11.22%) Telecoms
5 1256 (9.14%) Front Office
6 817 (5.94%) Retail Banking
7 429 (3.12%) Back Office
8 411 (2.99%) Legal
9 343 (2.49%) Financial Institution
10 341 (2.48%) Marketing
11 233 (1.69%) Games
12 226 (1.64%) Manufacturing
13 198 (1.44%) Aerospace
14 150 (1.09%) Advertising
15 129 (0.94%) Law
16 124 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
17 109 (0.79%) Billing
18 108 (0.79%) Private Banking
19 93 (0.68%) General Ledger
20 85 (0.62%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 3432 (24.96%) Developer
2 2807 (20.42%) Analyst
3 1204 (8.76%) Business Analyst
4 1185 (8.62%) Architect
5 1039 (7.56%) Java Developer
6 1001 (7.28%) Consultant
7 902 (6.56%) Project Manager
8 667 (4.85%) C# Developer
9 547 (3.98%) Senior Developer
10 450 (3.27%) Support Analyst
11 448 (3.26%) Applications Support
12 446 (3.24%) .NET Developer
13 414 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
14 373 (2.71%) Senior Analyst
15 332 (2.41%) Banking Business Analyst
16 312 (2.27%) Junior
17 268 (1.95%) Team Leader
18 263 (1.91%) C# .NET Developer
19 262 (1.91%) Senior Manager
20 261 (1.90%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1631 (11.86%) .NET
2 985 (7.16%) HTML
3 854 (6.21%) XML
4 741 (5.39%) ASP.NET
5 641 (4.66%) Web Services
6 605 (4.40%) Spring
7 593 (4.31%) CSS
8 561 (4.08%) J2EE
9 534 (3.88%) WCF
10 507 (3.69%) WPF
11 456 (3.32%) Middleware
12 429 (3.12%) HTML5
13 371 (2.70%) jQuery
14 362 (2.63%) Hibernate
15 331 (2.41%) .NET Framework
16 289 (2.10%) ASP.NET MVC
17 251 (1.83%) Ajax
18 242 (1.76%) SOAP
19 225 (1.64%) REST
20 202 (1.47%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1193 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
2 785 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 732 (5.32%) Computer Science
4 656 (4.77%) Derivative
5 541 (3.94%) Fixed Income
6 480 (3.49%) Equities
7 311 (2.26%) Mathematics
8 301 (2.19%) Credit Risk
9 296 (2.15%) Hedge funds
10 292 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
11 279 (2.03%) Mainframe
12 264 (1.92%) Management Information System
13 251 (1.83%) User Experience
14 239 (1.74%) SWIFT
15 234 (1.70%) Mobile Banking
16 233 (1.69%) Client/Server
17 219 (1.59%) Market Risk
18 201 (1.46%) Open Source
19 200 (1.45%) Blackberry
20 199 (1.45%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1674 (12.18%) Windows
2 1599 (11.63%) UNIX
3 1348 (9.81%) Linux
4 301 (2.19%) Solaris
5 289 (2.10%) Windows 7
6 252 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 214 (1.56%) Windows XP
8 210 (1.53%) Android
9 198 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 189 (1.37%) Apple iOS
11 171 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 141 (1.03%) AIX
13 115 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
14 73 (0.53%) Windows 8
15 42 (0.31%) HPUX
16 34 (0.25%) zOS
17 32 (0.23%) CentOS
18 23 (0.17%) Ubuntu
19 22 (0.16%) Windows Phone
19 22 (0.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2838 (20.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1521 (11.06%) Project Management
3 1249 (9.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 1053 (7.66%) Scrum
5 907 (6.60%) ITIL
6 875 (6.36%) OO
7 770 (5.60%) TDD
8 748 (5.44%) Business Analysis
9 710 (5.16%) PRINCE2
10 667 (4.85%) Risk Management
11 664 (4.83%) MVC
12 651 (4.74%) Business Intelligence
13 637 (4.63%) Multithreading
14 617 (4.49%) Mentoring
15 605 (4.40%) Change Management
16 544 (3.96%) ETL
17 542 (3.94%) Software Engineering
18 540 (3.93%) Analytics
19 530 (3.86%) Waterfall
20 513 (3.73%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3169 (23.05%) SQL
2 2795 (20.33%) Java
3 1937 (14.09%) C#
4 958 (6.97%) JavaScript
5 896 (6.52%) C++
6 494 (3.59%) Python
7 449 (3.27%) Perl
8 394 (2.87%) PL/SQL
9 369 (2.68%) C
10 347 (2.52%) Shell Script
11 311 (2.26%) T-SQL
12 296 (2.15%) VBA
13 230 (1.67%) PowerShell
14 188 (1.37%) PHP
15 174 (1.27%) COBOL
16 144 (1.05%) VB
17 133 (0.97%) Bash Shell
18 120 (0.87%) Ruby
19 91 (0.66%) VB.NET
20 83 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1987 (14.45%) Degree
2 556 (4.04%) ISEB
3 251 (1.83%) PMI Certification
4 249 (1.81%) CISSP
5 240 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 208 (1.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 187 (1.36%) Security Cleared
8 160 (1.16%) PMP
9 158 (1.15%) SC Cleared
10 156 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 149 (1.08%) CCNP
12 145 (1.05%) CISM
13 142 (1.03%) ISTQB
14 131 (0.95%) CCNA
15 128 (0.93%) CISA
16 110 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 89 (0.65%) CCA
18 88 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
19 62 (0.45%) CRISC
20 57 (0.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 895 (6.51%) QA
2 243 (1.77%) SLA
3 147 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 124 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 84 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 79 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
7 75 (0.55%) EMIR
8 67 (0.49%) ISO 9001
9 66 (0.48%) Basel III
10 61 (0.44%) COBIT
11 57 (0.41%) Data Quality
12 51 (0.37%) MiFID
13 49 (0.36%) Basel II
14 42 (0.31%) ISO 8583
15 41 (0.30%) Solvency II
16 38 (0.28%) FATCA
17 33 (0.24%) COREP
18 32 (0.23%) CRD IV
19 24 (0.17%) FINREP
20 9 (0.065%) TickIT
System Software
1 560 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 322 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 141 (1.03%) Oracle RAC
4 128 (0.93%) XenApp
5 89 (0.65%) NFS
6 82 (0.60%) Oracle RMAN
7 80 (0.58%) vSphere
8 51 (0.37%) XenDesktop
9 42 (0.31%) VMware ESX
10 39 (0.28%) HDFS
11 33 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
12 31 (0.23%) SRDF
12 31 (0.23%) Hyper-V
13 29 (0.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 26 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
15 25 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 20 (0.15%) Apache Flume
17 19 (0.14%) Samba
18 17 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
19 16 (0.12%) RACF
Systems Management
1 150 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
2 111 (0.81%) SCCM
3 97 (0.71%) Tivoli
4 93 (0.68%) Data Guard
5 86 (0.63%) Puppet
6 76 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
7 65 (0.47%) Control-M
8 41 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 41 (0.30%) NetBackup
9 40 (0.29%) Nagios
10 38 (0.28%) BladeLogic
11 37 (0.27%) SCOM
12 34 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
13 33 (0.24%) WSUS
14 31 (0.23%) OpenView
14 31 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
15 27 (0.20%) HP NNM
16 26 (0.19%) Tivoli Monitoring
17 23 (0.17%) Netcool
18 22 (0.16%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1898 (13.81%) Oracle
2 1355 (9.86%) Microsoft
3 520 (3.78%) IBM
4 419 (3.05%) VMware
5 414 (3.01%) Cisco
6 410 (2.98%) HP
7 366 (2.66%) SAP
8 345 (2.51%) Sybase
9 304 (2.21%) Citrix
10 260 (1.89%) Business Objects
11 257 (1.87%) Red Hat
12 207 (1.51%) TIBCO
13 204 (1.48%) Bloomberg
14 181 (1.32%) Teradata
15 172 (1.25%) Informatica
16 171 (1.24%) Reuters
17 160 (1.16%) Cognos
18 134 (0.97%) EMC
19 125 (0.91%) Sun
20 121 (0.88%) Juniper
City, London
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £125000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £70k - 100k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + overtime + great benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum £50,000 - £55,000 per an
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + commission + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: On Target Earnings Salary includes benefits full benefits extensive bo
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £59000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago