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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 34 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Banking 6862 7244 7582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.01% 6.78% 6.45%
As % of the General category 13.75% 15.03% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5441 5820 6337
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +1.57%

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
49895 48199 53069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.70% 45.11% 45.16%
Number of salaries quoted 38508 38243 44107
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -5 6347 £60,000 - 1201
London -2 4593 £63,875 -1.73% 840
City of London -8 1449 £62,500 - 362
South East +48 545 £50,000 - 97
Scotland -1 396 £48,000 -7.24% 84
North West +48 312 £52,500 +7.69% 63
South West +48 254 £43,000 +14.66% 72
Berkshire +84 211 £50,000 - 50
Edinburgh -3 198 £48,000 -4.00% 59
Manchester +36 176 £51,250 +6.77% 37
East of England +43 172 £52,500 +16.66% 36
Yorkshire -28 160 £40,000 -5.88% 41
Surrey -5 140 £50,000 - 12
Glasgow -8 140 £55,000 +4.76% 19
West Midlands -28 119 £52,500 +10.52% 29
Reading +53 110 £55,000 +18.91% 28
Birmingham -16 105 £52,500 +10.52% 20
Cheshire +18 94 £53,750 +0.46% 17
Hertfordshire +20 93 £52,250 +23.66% 13
East Midlands +29 91 £60,000 +10.09% 16
West Yorkshire -46 86 £42,500 -5.55% 26
Bristol +36 83 £37,500 - 29
Northamptonshire +5 76 £53,500 -2.72% 12
Buckinghamshire +37 74 £45,000 +4.65% 16
Wiltshire +45 71 £41,750 -3.18% 22
Northampton -4 71 £56,250 +2.27% 8
North East +35 64 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Leeds -21 62 £40,000 - 14
South Yorkshire -15 52 £37,500 -5.06% 8
Swindon +30 50 £45,000 +4.34% 14

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 9250 (65.83%) Finance
2 3971 (28.26%) Investment Banking
3 3363 (23.93%) SQL
4 3007 (21.40%) Java
5 2858 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
6 2104 (14.97%) Degree
7 2071 (14.74%) Retail
8 2011 (14.31%) Oracle
9 1958 (13.93%) SQL Server
10 1905 (13.56%) C#
11 1777 (12.65%) .NET
12 1707 (12.15%) Project Management
13 1691 (12.03%) Windows
14 1687 (12.01%) UNIX
15 1432 (10.19%) Linux
16 1333 (9.49%) Front Office
17 1323 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
18 1295 (9.22%) Microsoft
19 1283 (9.13%) Telecoms
20 1241 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
21 1013 (7.21%) HTML
22 978 (6.96%) Business Analysis
23 941 (6.70%) C++
24 930 (6.62%) OO
25 906 (6.45%) JavaScript
26 890 (6.33%) Scrum
27 889 (6.33%) MS Excel
28 863 (6.14%) ITIL
29 857 (6.10%) XML
30 855 (6.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 446 (3.17%) WebSphere
2 401 (2.85%) SharePoint
3 271 (1.93%) SAS
4 262 (1.86%) WebLogic
5 232 (1.65%) IIS
6 215 (1.53%) MS Exchange
7 192 (1.37%) Apache
8 183 (1.30%) Tomcat
9 134 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
10 132 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
11 122 (0.87%) MQSeries
12 116 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
13 114 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
14 107 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
15 105 (0.75%) CICS
16 71 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
17 68 (0.48%) CMS
18 66 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 57 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
20 47 (0.33%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 889 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 560 (3.99%) MS Office
3 244 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 177 (1.26%) MS Project
5 153 (1.09%) MS Visio
6 37 (0.26%) SPSS
7 24 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 22 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 18 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 8 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.036%) Stata
11 5 (0.036%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.028%) SmartSuite
12 4 (0.028%) Acrobat
12 4 (0.028%) Mingle
13 3 (0.021%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.014%) Simulink
14 2 (0.014%) 3ds Max
14 2 (0.014%) Open Workbench
15 1 (0.007%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 94 (0.67%) SAP FI
2 93 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
2 93 (0.66%) SAP CO
3 86 (0.61%) Temenos T24
4 64 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 44 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
6 41 (0.29%) SAP BPC
7 39 (0.28%) Markit EDM
8 37 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
9 33 (0.23%) Summit
10 32 (0.23%) Finacle
11 31 (0.22%) Kondor+
12 28 (0.20%) BASE24
13 21 (0.15%) RMDS
13 21 (0.15%) FLEXCUBE
13 21 (0.15%) SAP R/3
14 18 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
14 18 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
15 14 (0.100%) Oracle Financials
15 14 (0.100%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Cloud Services
1 147 (1.05%) SaaS
2 54 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (0.27%) Office 365
4 22 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
6 14 (0.100%) IaaS
7 13 (0.093%) PaaS
8 11 (0.078%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (0.064%) Force.com
10 7 (0.050%) GitHub
11 1 (0.007%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.007%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.007%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 336 (2.39%) Firewall
2 305 (2.17%) Internet
3 274 (1.95%) TCP/IP
4 272 (1.94%) SAN
5 219 (1.56%) DNS
6 214 (1.52%) LAN
7 201 (1.43%) WAN
8 135 (0.96%) VPN
9 115 (0.82%) DHCP
10 111 (0.79%) BGP
11 103 (0.73%) LDAP
12 91 (0.65%) Intranet
13 90 (0.64%) EIGRP
13 90 (0.64%) SSL
14 75 (0.53%) Network Security
15 73 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
16 71 (0.51%) Multicast
17 70 (0.50%) Wireless
18 69 (0.49%) OSPF
19 68 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1958 (13.93%) SQL Server
2 708 (5.04%) Data Warehouse
3 667 (4.75%) Relational Database
4 423 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 390 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 343 (2.44%) RDBMS
7 322 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 312 (2.22%) DB2
9 306 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 274 (1.95%) Big Data
11 253 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 202 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
13 175 (1.25%) NoSQL
14 172 (1.22%) Hadoop
15 164 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
16 145 (1.03%) Data Mining
17 144 (1.02%) QlikView
17 144 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
18 136 (0.97%) MySQL
19 129 (0.92%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 283 (2.01%) Subversion
2 240 (1.71%) Maven
3 239 (1.70%) JUnit
4 204 (1.45%) JIRA
5 188 (1.34%) Eclipse
6 175 (1.25%) Visual Studio
7 172 (1.22%) NUnit
8 171 (1.22%) Selenium
9 161 (1.15%) QuickTest Pro
10 158 (1.12%) Jenkins
11 150 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
12 123 (0.88%) Git (software)
13 115 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
14 110 (0.78%) Ant
15 102 (0.73%) Moq
16 80 (0.57%) MSTest
17 74 (0.53%) WebDriver
18 70 (0.50%) LoadRunner
19 55 (0.39%) Cucumber
19 55 (0.39%) FitNesse
General
1 9250 (65.83%) Finance
2 3971 (28.26%) Investment Banking
3 2071 (14.74%) Retail
4 1333 (9.49%) Front Office
5 1283 (9.13%) Telecoms
6 837 (5.96%) Retail Banking
7 508 (3.62%) Back Office
8 415 (2.95%) Financial Institution
9 381 (2.71%) Legal
10 339 (2.41%) Marketing
11 195 (1.39%) Advertising
12 180 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
13 175 (1.25%) Manufacturing
13 175 (1.25%) Games
14 141 (1.00%) Law
15 123 (0.88%) French Language
16 115 (0.82%) International Banking
17 97 (0.69%) Billing
18 92 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
19 88 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3688 (26.25%) Developer
2 3016 (21.46%) Analyst
3 1469 (10.45%) Business Analyst
4 1239 (8.82%) Java Developer
5 1003 (7.14%) Architect
6 953 (6.78%) Consultant
7 901 (6.41%) Project Manager
8 596 (4.24%) C# Developer
9 581 (4.13%) Senior Developer
10 486 (3.46%) .NET Developer
11 437 (3.11%) Banking Business Analyst
12 430 (3.06%) Applications Support
13 416 (2.96%) Support Analyst
14 390 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
15 311 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
16 302 (2.15%) Junior
17 301 (2.14%) Team Leader
18 269 (1.91%) Senior Java Developer
19 268 (1.91%) Senior Manager
20 260 (1.85%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1777 (12.65%) .NET
2 1013 (7.21%) HTML
3 857 (6.10%) XML
4 742 (5.28%) ASP.NET
5 625 (4.45%) Spring
6 610 (4.34%) CSS
7 608 (4.33%) Web Services
8 591 (4.21%) J2EE
9 494 (3.52%) WPF
10 485 (3.45%) WCF
11 385 (2.74%) HTML5
12 384 (2.73%) Middleware
13 375 (2.67%) Hibernate
14 347 (2.47%) .NET Framework
15 324 (2.31%) jQuery
16 321 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC
17 216 (1.54%) Java EE
18 212 (1.51%) JMS
19 194 (1.38%) SOAP
20 190 (1.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1323 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
2 855 (6.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 787 (5.60%) Computer Science
4 779 (5.54%) Derivative
5 643 (4.58%) Equities
6 614 (4.37%) Fixed Income
7 407 (2.90%) Credit Risk
8 387 (2.75%) Mathematics
9 343 (2.44%) Market Risk
10 302 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
11 287 (2.04%) Hedge funds
12 286 (2.04%) Management Information System
13 271 (1.93%) SWIFT
14 264 (1.88%) User Experience
15 261 (1.86%) Mobile Banking
16 258 (1.84%) Mainframe
17 227 (1.62%) Open Source
18 217 (1.54%) Reference Data
19 215 (1.53%) Client/Server
20 191 (1.36%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1691 (12.03%) Windows
2 1687 (12.01%) UNIX
3 1432 (10.19%) Linux
4 300 (2.14%) Solaris
5 281 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 234 (1.67%) Windows 7
7 219 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 198 (1.41%) Android
9 197 (1.40%) Windows XP
10 189 (1.35%) AIX
11 147 (1.05%) Apple iOS
12 141 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 105 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
14 57 (0.41%) Windows 8
15 54 (0.38%) HPUX
16 42 (0.30%) zOS
17 26 (0.19%) CentOS
18 25 (0.18%) Debian
19 23 (0.16%) Ubuntu
20 22 (0.16%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 2858 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1707 (12.15%) Project Management
3 1241 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 978 (6.96%) Business Analysis
5 930 (6.62%) OO
6 890 (6.33%) Scrum
7 863 (6.14%) ITIL
8 840 (5.98%) TDD
9 780 (5.55%) Risk Management
10 745 (5.30%) Multithreading
11 677 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
12 658 (4.68%) Change Management
13 655 (4.66%) PRINCE2
14 646 (4.60%) Software Engineering
15 616 (4.38%) MVC
16 591 (4.21%) Mentoring
17 573 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
18 568 (4.04%) UML
19 538 (3.83%) Analytics
20 517 (3.68%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3363 (23.93%) SQL
2 3007 (21.40%) Java
3 1905 (13.56%) C#
4 941 (6.70%) C++
5 906 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 563 (4.01%) Python
7 486 (3.46%) Perl
8 384 (2.73%) C
9 356 (2.53%) PL/SQL
10 339 (2.41%) T-SQL
11 322 (2.29%) Shell Script
12 257 (1.83%) VBA
13 214 (1.52%) PowerShell
14 177 (1.26%) PHP
15 165 (1.17%) VB
16 162 (1.15%) Ruby
17 130 (0.93%) COBOL
18 118 (0.84%) VB.NET
19 114 (0.81%) Bash Shell
20 110 (0.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2104 (14.97%) Degree
2 416 (2.96%) ISEB
3 241 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 226 (1.61%) PMI Certification
5 217 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 204 (1.45%) CISSP
7 142 (1.01%) CCNP
8 133 (0.95%) CISM
9 120 (0.85%) CISA
10 118 (0.84%) ISTQB
11 112 (0.80%) Security Cleared
12 104 (0.74%) MCP
13 103 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
14 102 (0.73%) CCNA
15 98 (0.70%) PMP
16 92 (0.65%) SC Cleared
17 83 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 77 (0.55%) MCTS
19 72 (0.51%) CCA
20 69 (0.49%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 791 (5.63%) QA
2 240 (1.71%) SLA
3 127 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 123 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 105 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 98 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
7 95 (0.68%) EMIR
8 81 (0.58%) ISO 9001
9 76 (0.54%) ISO 8583
10 74 (0.53%) Basel III
11 69 (0.49%) Data Quality
12 66 (0.47%) COBIT
13 61 (0.43%) FATCA
14 59 (0.42%) Basel II
15 44 (0.31%) MiFID
16 42 (0.30%) Solvency II
17 34 (0.24%) CRD IV
18 33 (0.23%) COREP
19 21 (0.15%) IAS 39
20 19 (0.14%) FINREP
System Software
1 512 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 282 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 150 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
4 96 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
4 96 (0.68%) NFS
5 77 (0.55%) VMware ESX
6 69 (0.49%) XenApp
7 61 (0.43%) vSphere
8 45 (0.32%) Hyper-V
9 40 (0.28%) XenDesktop
10 32 (0.23%) HDFS
11 29 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 29 (0.21%) Apache Flume
12 27 (0.19%) SRDF
13 20 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
14 18 (0.13%) RACF
14 18 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
14 18 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 15 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 13 (0.093%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 145 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
2 117 (0.83%) Tivoli
3 101 (0.72%) Data Guard
4 95 (0.68%) SCCM
5 78 (0.56%) Puppet
6 72 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
7 54 (0.38%) Control-M
7 54 (0.38%) Nagios
8 49 (0.35%) NetBackup
9 48 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 45 (0.32%) OpenView
11 34 (0.24%) SCOM
12 32 (0.23%) CA Endevor
13 30 (0.21%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 30 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
14 29 (0.21%) CFEngine
15 28 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
15 28 (0.20%) Oozie
15 28 (0.20%) Ambari
16 23 (0.16%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 2011 (14.31%) Oracle
2 1295 (9.22%) Microsoft
3 463 (3.30%) IBM
4 396 (2.82%) Sybase
5 382 (2.72%) VMware
6 380 (2.70%) HP
7 373 (2.65%) Cisco
8 345 (2.46%) SAP
9 312 (2.22%) Red Hat
10 254 (1.81%) JBoss
10 254 (1.81%) Business Objects
11 251 (1.79%) Citrix
12 198 (1.41%) TIBCO
13 173 (1.23%) Bloomberg
14 143 (1.02%) Informatica
15 140 (1.00%) Reuters
16 137 (0.98%) EMC
17 135 (0.96%) Juniper
18 126 (0.90%) Cognos
19 123 (0.88%) Sun
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 52 minutes ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Commission, c. £100k package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £130 - £133 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + More
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + plus superb benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Superb benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS,LIFE INSURANCE,PENSION
Posted: 4 hours ago