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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 31 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing Banking 6382 6542 6662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.13% 6.27% 6.03%
As % of the General category 14.06% 14.32% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5112 5271 5496
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 £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £89,400 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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
45390 45673 47812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.59% 43.80% 43.29%
Number of salaries quoted 36443 35407 39516
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 £77,500 £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 January 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 29 January 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 -1 5815 £58,000 -3.33% 1332
London +1 4119 £62,500 -0.79% 849
City of London -3 1305 £65,000 +4.00% 337
South East +13 482 £52,500 +5.00% 135
Scotland +5 432 £47,500 -5.00% 91
South West +56 307 £45,000 +12.50% 113
Edinburgh +10 255 £50,000 -1.96% 54
East of England +43 239 £50,000 +17.64% 43
North West +30 226 £47,500 -3.06% 59
Berkshire +52 193 £55,000 +4.76% 56
Yorkshire -16 188 £45,000 +6.37% 70
Glasgow +2 145 £46,750 -3.60% 27
Manchester +30 142 £47,500 +27.51% 36
West Yorkshire +4 141 £45,000 +5.88% 59
Bristol +63 125 £40,000 - 64
West Midlands -43 125 £49,000 +3.15% 31
Hertfordshire +14 114 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Leeds +9 102 £45,000 +25.00% 28
Surrey -31 95 £52,500 +5.00% 22
Wiltshire +44 85 £47,500 +37.68% 22
Reading +21 82 £55,000 +2.32% 22
East Midlands +47 74 £52,500 +23.52% 17
Buckinghamshire +26 74 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Wales +17 73 £31,533 -22.68% 10
South Wales +16 73 £31,533 -22.68% 10
Cardiff +12 67 £33,250 -18.90% 10
Birmingham -36 67 £52,000 +4.00% 14
Watford -1 66 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Northamptonshire +20 62 £52,500 +16.66% 13
Swindon +36 60 £50,000 +38.88% 19

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9145 (67.81%) Finance
2 3329 (24.68%) Investment Banking
3 3056 (22.66%) SQL
4 2838 (21.04%) Agile Software Development
5 2663 (19.75%) Java
6 2648 (19.64%) Retail
7 1947 (14.44%) Degree
8 1856 (13.76%) Oracle
9 1846 (13.69%) C#
10 1713 (12.70%) SQL Server
11 1663 (12.33%) Windows
12 1618 (12.00%) Telecoms
13 1584 (11.75%) .NET
14 1532 (11.36%) UNIX
15 1507 (11.17%) Project Management
16 1377 (10.21%) Microsoft
17 1299 (9.63%) Linux
18 1190 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
18 1190 (8.82%) Front Office
19 1165 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
20 1066 (7.90%) Scrum
21 947 (7.02%) HTML
21 947 (7.02%) JavaScript
22 938 (6.96%) QA
23 929 (6.89%) MS Excel
24 914 (6.78%) ITIL
25 840 (6.23%) XML
26 833 (6.18%) C++
27 823 (6.10%) OO
28 780 (5.78%) Retail Banking

Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 419 (3.11%) WebSphere
2 366 (2.71%) SharePoint
3 265 (1.97%) WebLogic
4 236 (1.75%) SAS
5 228 (1.69%) JBoss
6 226 (1.68%) Tomcat
7 199 (1.48%) MS Exchange
8 179 (1.33%) IIS
9 171 (1.27%) Apache
10 132 (0.98%) CICS
11 111 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
12 110 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
13 106 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
14 94 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 82 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
16 75 (0.56%) MQSeries
17 74 (0.55%) CMS
18 57 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
19 53 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
20 47 (0.35%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 929 (6.89%) MS Excel
2 509 (3.77%) MS Office
3 222 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 193 (1.43%) MS Visio
5 151 (1.12%) MS Project
6 42 (0.31%) SPSS
7 27 (0.20%) InfoPath
8 26 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 21 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 11 (0.082%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.044%) PowerPivot
12 5 (0.037%) Stata
13 4 (0.030%) Mingle
13 4 (0.030%) Adobe Captivate
13 4 (0.030%) NASTRAN
13 4 (0.030%) SmartSuite
13 4 (0.030%) RoboHelp
14 3 (0.022%) 3ds Max
14 3 (0.022%) CPLEX
14 3 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 133 (0.99%) SAP FI
2 132 (0.98%) SAP CO
3 128 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
4 116 (0.86%) Temenos T24
5 99 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
6 83 (0.62%) Finacle
7 41 (0.30%) FLEXCUBE
8 34 (0.25%) SAP R/3
9 33 (0.24%) Summit
10 32 (0.24%) SAP BPC
10 32 (0.24%) ION MarketView
11 30 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
11 30 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
11 30 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
12 27 (0.20%) Markit EDM
13 25 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 25 (0.19%) Kondor+
14 19 (0.14%) Rolfe and Nolan
15 18 (0.13%) BASE24
16 17 (0.13%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 103 (0.76%) SaaS
2 84 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 54 (0.40%) Office 365
5 36 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (0.19%) IaaS
7 25 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
8 18 (0.13%) GitHub
9 17 (0.13%) PaaS
10 16 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (0.11%) OpenShift
12 9 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.037%) Force.com
14 4 (0.030%) Google Compute Engine
15 2 (0.015%) Google Apps
15 2 (0.015%) IBM SmartCloud
16 1 (0.007%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 317 (2.35%) Internet
2 299 (2.22%) Firewall
3 285 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 264 (1.96%) LAN
5 240 (1.78%) WAN
6 226 (1.68%) SAN
7 225 (1.67%) DNS
8 144 (1.07%) VPN
9 135 (1.00%) DHCP
10 99 (0.73%) Wireless
11 94 (0.70%) Multicast
12 91 (0.67%) VoIP
13 90 (0.67%) EIGRP
14 87 (0.65%) HTTP
15 86 (0.64%) Intranet
16 84 (0.62%) SSL
16 84 (0.62%) BGP
16 84 (0.62%) Network Security
17 75 (0.56%) OSPF
18 74 (0.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1713 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 702 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
3 469 (3.48%) Relational Database
4 412 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 392 (2.91%) Oracle Database
6 360 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 360 (2.67%) Big Data
7 317 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 271 (2.01%) RDBMS
9 266 (1.97%) DB2
10 246 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 205 (1.52%) Hadoop
12 180 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 169 (1.25%) NoSQL
14 166 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
15 144 (1.07%) MySQL
16 119 (0.88%) Data Mining
17 117 (0.87%) QlikView
17 117 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
18 114 (0.85%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 284 (2.11%) Subversion
2 240 (1.78%) Maven
3 238 (1.76%) JIRA
4 195 (1.45%) Jenkins
5 185 (1.37%) Eclipse
6 171 (1.27%) NUnit
7 159 (1.18%) Visual Studio
8 155 (1.15%) Git (software)
9 145 (1.08%) Selenium
10 140 (1.04%) JUnit
11 115 (0.85%) Ant
12 113 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
13 112 (0.83%) Rhino Mocks
14 85 (0.63%) TeamCity
15 80 (0.59%) Moq
15 80 (0.59%) WebDriver
16 69 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
17 68 (0.50%) MSTest
18 57 (0.42%) FitNesse
18 57 (0.42%) SoapUI
General
1 9145 (67.81%) Finance
2 3329 (24.68%) Investment Banking
3 2648 (19.64%) Retail
4 1618 (12.00%) Telecoms
5 1190 (8.82%) Front Office
6 780 (5.78%) Retail Banking
7 416 (3.08%) Back Office
7 416 (3.08%) Legal
8 371 (2.75%) Marketing
9 368 (2.73%) Financial Institution
10 259 (1.92%) Aerospace
11 246 (1.82%) Games
12 233 (1.73%) Manufacturing
13 147 (1.09%) Advertising
14 122 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
15 121 (0.90%) General Ledger
16 120 (0.89%) Law
17 119 (0.88%) Private Banking
18 102 (0.76%) Billing
19 82 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3252 (24.11%) Developer
2 2776 (20.58%) Analyst
3 1184 (8.78%) Business Analyst
4 1152 (8.54%) Architect
5 992 (7.36%) Consultant
6 968 (7.18%) Java Developer
7 948 (7.03%) Project Manager
8 642 (4.76%) C# Developer
9 519 (3.85%) Senior Developer
10 442 (3.28%) Support Analyst
11 440 (3.26%) .NET Developer
12 433 (3.21%) Applications Support
13 387 (2.87%) Solutions Architect
14 371 (2.75%) Senior Analyst
15 312 (2.31%) Banking Business Analyst
16 284 (2.11%) Junior
17 274 (2.03%) Test Analyst
18 265 (1.97%) Senior Manager
19 259 (1.92%) Team Leader
20 254 (1.88%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1584 (11.75%) .NET
2 947 (7.02%) HTML
3 840 (6.23%) XML
4 696 (5.16%) ASP.NET
5 641 (4.75%) Web Services
6 591 (4.38%) Spring
7 535 (3.97%) WCF
8 528 (3.92%) CSS
9 493 (3.66%) WPF
10 481 (3.57%) J2EE
11 450 (3.34%) Middleware
12 431 (3.20%) HTML5
13 356 (2.64%) jQuery
14 336 (2.49%) .NET Framework
15 334 (2.48%) Hibernate
16 276 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
17 260 (1.93%) SOAP
18 250 (1.85%) Ajax
19 236 (1.75%) REST
20 206 (1.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1165 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 716 (5.31%) Computer Science
3 715 (5.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 604 (4.48%) Derivative
5 512 (3.80%) Fixed Income
6 439 (3.26%) Equities
7 319 (2.37%) Mathematics
8 293 (2.17%) Hedge funds
9 272 (2.02%) Credit Risk
10 271 (2.01%) Management Information System
11 270 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
12 254 (1.88%) Mainframe
13 227 (1.68%) SWIFT
14 225 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
15 221 (1.64%) User Experience
16 217 (1.61%) Client/Server
17 212 (1.57%) Blackberry
18 188 (1.39%) Mobile App
19 185 (1.37%) Open Source
20 178 (1.32%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1663 (12.33%) Windows
2 1532 (11.36%) UNIX
3 1299 (9.63%) Linux
4 307 (2.28%) Windows 7
5 274 (2.03%) Solaris
6 237 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 213 (1.58%) Android
8 209 (1.55%) Apple iOS
9 205 (1.52%) Windows XP
10 189 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 184 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 121 (0.90%) AIX
13 108 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
14 72 (0.53%) Windows 8
15 33 (0.24%) HPUX
16 32 (0.24%) CentOS
17 31 (0.23%) Mac OS X
17 31 (0.23%) zOS
18 25 (0.19%) Windows Phone
19 22 (0.16%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2838 (21.04%) Agile Software Development
2 1507 (11.17%) Project Management
3 1190 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 1066 (7.90%) Scrum
5 914 (6.78%) ITIL
6 823 (6.10%) OO
7 760 (5.64%) PRINCE2
8 742 (5.50%) Business Analysis
9 718 (5.32%) TDD
10 647 (4.80%) MVC
11 641 (4.75%) Business Intelligence
12 630 (4.67%) Risk Management
13 610 (4.52%) Multithreading
13 610 (4.52%) Mentoring
14 577 (4.28%) Change Management
15 569 (4.22%) Analytics
16 516 (3.83%) User Acceptance Testing
17 507 (3.76%) Waterfall
18 503 (3.73%) Software Engineering
19 481 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3056 (22.66%) SQL
2 2663 (19.75%) Java
3 1846 (13.69%) C#
4 947 (7.02%) JavaScript
5 833 (6.18%) C++
6 445 (3.30%) Python
7 409 (3.03%) Perl
8 384 (2.85%) C
9 381 (2.83%) PL/SQL
10 329 (2.44%) Shell Script
11 299 (2.22%) T-SQL
12 286 (2.12%) VBA
13 255 (1.89%) PowerShell
14 168 (1.25%) PHP
15 154 (1.14%) COBOL
16 136 (1.01%) Bash Shell
17 126 (0.93%) VB
18 96 (0.71%) Ruby
19 90 (0.67%) VB.NET
20 81 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1947 (14.44%) Degree
2 584 (4.33%) ISEB
3 273 (2.02%) PMI Certification
4 256 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 245 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
6 241 (1.79%) CISSP
7 203 (1.51%) Security Cleared
8 186 (1.38%) PMP
9 174 (1.29%) SC Cleared
10 166 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 161 (1.19%) ISTQB
12 142 (1.05%) CCNP
13 139 (1.03%) CCNA
14 134 (0.99%) CISM
15 122 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 113 (0.84%) CISA
17 79 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
18 76 (0.56%) CCA
19 68 (0.50%) MCSE
20 59 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 938 (6.96%) QA
2 239 (1.77%) SLA
3 140 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 107 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 84 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
6 83 (0.62%) EMIR
6 83 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 65 (0.48%) ISO 9001
8 63 (0.47%) COBIT
9 55 (0.41%) MiFID
9 55 (0.41%) Data Quality
10 52 (0.39%) Basel III
11 50 (0.37%) Basel II
12 43 (0.32%) Solvency II
13 42 (0.31%) FATCA
14 36 (0.27%) ISO 8583
15 31 (0.23%) CRD IV
16 23 (0.17%) COREP
16 23 (0.17%) FINREP
17 8 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 557 (4.13%) Active Directory
2 310 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 144 (1.07%) XenApp
4 118 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
5 97 (0.72%) vSphere
6 85 (0.63%) NFS
7 60 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
8 49 (0.36%) XenDesktop
9 37 (0.27%) HDFS
10 34 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
10 34 (0.25%) SRDF
11 32 (0.24%) Hyper-V
11 32 (0.24%) VMware ESX
12 30 (0.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 26 (0.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 24 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
15 20 (0.15%) Samba
16 18 (0.13%) Firmware
17 15 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 15 (0.11%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 170 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
2 119 (0.88%) SCCM
3 88 (0.65%) Tivoli
4 83 (0.62%) Puppet
5 70 (0.52%) Data Guard
5 70 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
6 69 (0.51%) Control-M
7 38 (0.28%) NetBackup
8 37 (0.27%) BladeLogic
8 37 (0.27%) SCOM
9 35 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
9 35 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
10 33 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 32 (0.24%) Nagios
12 28 (0.21%) Tivoli Monitoring
13 27 (0.20%) WSUS
14 25 (0.19%) Netcool
14 25 (0.19%) OpenView
15 23 (0.17%) HP NNM
16 22 (0.16%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1856 (13.76%) Oracle
2 1377 (10.21%) Microsoft
3 548 (4.06%) IBM
4 428 (3.17%) Cisco
5 411 (3.05%) VMware
6 390 (2.89%) HP
7 347 (2.57%) SAP
8 310 (2.30%) Citrix
9 305 (2.26%) Sybase
10 257 (1.91%) Business Objects
11 228 (1.69%) Red Hat
12 222 (1.65%) TIBCO
13 191 (1.42%) Teradata
14 186 (1.38%) Bloomberg
15 174 (1.29%) Informatica
16 160 (1.19%) Reuters
17 138 (1.02%) Cognos
18 123 (0.91%) EMC
19 114 (0.85%) Sun
20 104 (0.77%) Juniper
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
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London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% bonus + on call + 20% non-cont
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City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
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Scotland
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Accenture
Salary: From £43,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + attractive package (15% pension, m
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + OTE £90k to £100k , Car Allowance
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Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
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Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Acceler-IT
Salary: From £75,000 to £150,000 per annum +bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago