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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 30 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Banking 7207 7037 6714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.53% 5.87% 6.09%
As % of the General category 14.71% 13.33% 14.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5339 5725 5345
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 £35,891 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,250
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.97%

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
49002 52791 47602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.37% 44.02% 43.15%
Number of salaries quoted 38355 41016 37769
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 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 6527 £57,500 -4.16% 1003
London +2 4708 £62,500 -3.84% 653
City of London -1 1462 £60,000 -4.00% 224
South East +52 539 £52,500 -4.54% 99
Scotland +14 533 £50,000 - 94
Edinburgh +13 310 £50,000 - 56
South West +21 270 £45,000 - 69
North West +24 245 £47,500 +5.55% 52
Yorkshire -12 233 £44,500 -1.11% 37
Berkshire +67 209 £52,500 - 32
East of England -15 164 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Manchester +18 163 £47,500 +3.26% 19
Glasgow +5 160 £47,250 -5.50% 27
West Yorkshire -14 155 £50,000 +5.26% 31
East Midlands +82 138 £47,000 +23.68% 30
West Midlands -28 127 £55,000 +15.78% 26
Bristol +22 116 £44,250 +18.00% 31
Northamptonshire +40 108 £47,500 +26.66% 11
Reading +53 101 £55,000 -4.34% 13
Birmingham -15 100 £55,000 +15.78% 11
Surrey +1 98 £52,500 -4.54% 18
Northampton +53 94 £47,000 +25.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +21 73 £50,500 +13.80% 11
Leeds -40 68 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Hampshire +20 63 £55,000 - 17
Milton Keynes +16 61 £50,000 +21.21% 8
Halifax +7 61 £37,500 -14.77% 13
Hertfordshire -44 59 £50,000 +13.63% 6
Essex +31 58 £55,000 -6.38% 10
Cardiff +1 55 £40,000 +3.13% 2

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 9319 (68.18%) Finance
2 3193 (23.36%) Investment Banking
3 3074 (22.49%) SQL
4 2960 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2932 (21.45%) Retail
6 2542 (18.60%) Java
7 1973 (14.43%) Degree
8 1907 (13.95%) Oracle
9 1772 (12.96%) Project Management
10 1766 (12.92%) Windows
11 1704 (12.47%) Telecoms
12 1651 (12.08%) SQL Server
13 1634 (11.95%) C#
14 1541 (11.27%) Microsoft
15 1525 (11.16%) .NET
16 1410 (10.32%) UNIX
17 1380 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
18 1372 (10.04%) Linux
19 1349 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
20 1066 (7.80%) Front Office
21 1060 (7.75%) Business Analysis
22 1050 (7.68%) MS Excel
23 991 (7.25%) Scrum
24 943 (6.90%) JavaScript
25 933 (6.83%) HTML
26 925 (6.77%) ITIL
27 878 (6.42%) QA
28 838 (6.13%) Retail Banking
29 799 (5.85%) PRINCE2
30 751 (5.49%) OO

Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 482 (3.53%) WebSphere
2 360 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 258 (1.89%) SAS
4 209 (1.53%) JBoss
5 208 (1.52%) MS Exchange
6 203 (1.49%) WebLogic
7 186 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
8 183 (1.34%) Tomcat
9 173 (1.27%) Apache
10 172 (1.26%) IIS
11 134 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
12 111 (0.81%) CICS
13 102 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
14 101 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 83 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
16 66 (0.48%) Apache Pig
16 66 (0.48%) CMS
17 62 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
18 55 (0.40%) MQSeries
19 48 (0.35%) FileNet
Applications
1 1050 (7.68%) MS Excel
2 477 (3.49%) MS Office
3 204 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 174 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 142 (1.04%) MS Project
6 56 (0.41%) SPSS
7 32 (0.23%) InfoPath
8 29 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 29 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 23 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 14 (0.10%) PowerPivot
11 6 (0.044%) Open Workbench
12 5 (0.037%) Fireworks
13 4 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.029%) GNU Octave
13 4 (0.029%) FrameMaker
13 4 (0.029%) RoboHelp
13 4 (0.029%) Adobe Captivate
14 3 (0.022%) CPLEX
14 3 (0.022%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 105 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 93 (0.68%) Temenos T24
3 82 (0.60%) SAP FI
4 81 (0.59%) SAP CO
5 77 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
6 67 (0.49%) Finacle
7 38 (0.28%) FLEXCUBE
8 37 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
9 36 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
10 34 (0.25%) Summit
11 33 (0.24%) ION MarketView
12 27 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
13 26 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 22 (0.16%) Hyperion Enterprise
15 21 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
15 21 (0.15%) Markit EDM
16 19 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
16 19 (0.14%) SAP FI-AP
17 18 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
17 18 (0.13%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 202 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (0.94%) SaaS
3 101 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 52 (0.38%) Office 365
5 50 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
6 41 (0.30%) IaaS
7 37 (0.27%) PaaS
8 36 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (0.15%) GitHub
10 15 (0.11%) OpenShift
11 14 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
12 12 (0.088%) Google Analytics
13 11 (0.080%) Amazon EMR
14 7 (0.051%) Force.com
14 7 (0.051%) Google Cloud Platform
15 6 (0.044%) Google Compute Engine
16 5 (0.037%) Adobe Analytics
17 4 (0.029%) Google Apps
18 3 (0.022%) AWS CloudFormation
19 2 (0.015%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 364 (2.66%) Internet
2 351 (2.57%) Firewall
3 295 (2.16%) TCP/IP
4 222 (1.62%) SAN
5 195 (1.43%) WAN
6 193 (1.41%) LAN
7 188 (1.38%) DNS
8 123 (0.90%) VPN
9 119 (0.87%) VoIP
10 105 (0.77%) Network Security
11 97 (0.71%) DHCP
12 91 (0.67%) SSL
13 90 (0.66%) EIGRP
14 87 (0.64%) HTTP
15 84 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
15 84 (0.61%) Multicast
16 77 (0.56%) NAS
17 71 (0.52%) VLAN
18 70 (0.51%) ATM
19 65 (0.48%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1651 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 656 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
3 492 (3.60%) Relational Database
4 418 (3.06%) Oracle Database
5 416 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 394 (2.88%) Big Data
7 368 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 345 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 340 (2.49%) DB2
10 282 (2.06%) RDBMS
11 243 (1.78%) Hadoop
12 219 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 203 (1.49%) MySQL
14 189 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
15 176 (1.29%) NoSQL
16 157 (1.15%) QlikView
17 154 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
18 136 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
19 114 (0.83%) Data Mining
20 91 (0.67%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 266 (1.95%) Subversion
2 220 (1.61%) JIRA
3 205 (1.50%) Jenkins
4 192 (1.40%) Git (software)
5 191 (1.40%) Selenium
5 191 (1.40%) Maven
6 177 (1.29%) NUnit
7 166 (1.21%) Visual Studio
8 161 (1.18%) Eclipse
9 109 (0.80%) JUnit
9 109 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
10 106 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 103 (0.75%) TeamCity
12 102 (0.75%) WebDriver
13 98 (0.72%) Moq
14 79 (0.58%) Ant
15 72 (0.53%) MSTest
16 67 (0.49%) Cucumber
17 64 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
18 59 (0.43%) SoapUI
General
1 9319 (68.18%) Finance
2 3193 (23.36%) Investment Banking
3 2932 (21.45%) Retail
4 1704 (12.47%) Telecoms
5 1066 (7.80%) Front Office
6 838 (6.13%) Retail Banking
7 493 (3.61%) Financial Institution
8 445 (3.26%) Back Office
9 413 (3.02%) Legal
10 345 (2.52%) Marketing
11 224 (1.64%) Games
12 169 (1.24%) Manufacturing
13 160 (1.17%) Aerospace
13 160 (1.17%) Corporate Banking
14 158 (1.16%) Advertising
15 131 (0.96%) General Ledger
16 130 (0.95%) Private Banking
17 100 (0.73%) Law
18 96 (0.70%) International Banking
19 80 (0.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3012 (22.04%) Analyst
2 2908 (21.27%) Developer
3 1394 (10.20%) Business Analyst
4 1074 (7.86%) Architect
5 1067 (7.81%) Project Manager
6 955 (6.99%) Consultant
7 780 (5.71%) Java Developer
8 568 (4.16%) C# Developer
9 513 (3.75%) Senior Developer
10 443 (3.24%) .NET Developer
11 435 (3.18%) Support Analyst
12 377 (2.76%) Banking Business Analyst
13 368 (2.69%) Senior Analyst
14 363 (2.66%) Applications Support
15 358 (2.62%) Solutions Architect
16 302 (2.21%) Test Analyst
17 292 (2.14%) DBA
18 286 (2.09%) Senior Manager
19 283 (2.07%) Administrator
20 275 (2.01%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1525 (11.16%) .NET
2 933 (6.83%) HTML
3 747 (5.46%) XML
4 659 (4.82%) Web Services
5 638 (4.67%) ASP.NET
6 528 (3.86%) Spring
7 513 (3.75%) WCF
8 489 (3.58%) CSS
9 450 (3.29%) WPF
10 427 (3.12%) HTML5
11 360 (2.63%) Middleware
12 342 (2.50%) jQuery
13 325 (2.38%) .NET Framework
14 324 (2.37%) J2EE
15 278 (2.03%) Hibernate
16 275 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
17 264 (1.93%) SOAP
18 249 (1.82%) Ajax
19 228 (1.67%) REST
20 200 (1.46%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1349 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
2 714 (5.22%) Computer Science
3 584 (4.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 577 (4.22%) Derivative
5 451 (3.30%) Fixed Income
6 437 (3.20%) Equities
7 405 (2.96%) Management Information System
8 332 (2.43%) Mathematics
9 281 (2.06%) Hedge funds
10 261 (1.91%) Mobile Banking
11 254 (1.86%) Online Banking
12 250 (1.83%) Credit Risk
13 239 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
14 231 (1.69%) SWIFT
15 223 (1.63%) Blackberry
16 220 (1.61%) Mainframe
17 211 (1.54%) Client/Server
18 204 (1.49%) Open Source
19 202 (1.48%) PMI
20 201 (1.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1766 (12.92%) Windows
2 1410 (10.32%) UNIX
3 1372 (10.04%) Linux
4 292 (2.14%) Windows 7
5 244 (1.79%) Solaris
6 235 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 213 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 212 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 197 (1.44%) Apple iOS
10 182 (1.33%) Android
11 145 (1.06%) Windows XP
12 112 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 77 (0.56%) zOS
14 64 (0.47%) Windows 8
15 57 (0.42%) AIX
16 29 (0.21%) CentOS
17 25 (0.18%) Mac OS X
17 25 (0.18%) Windows 2000
18 24 (0.18%) SUSE
18 24 (0.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2960 (21.65%) Agile Software Development
2 1772 (12.96%) Project Management
3 1380 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 1060 (7.75%) Business Analysis
5 991 (7.25%) Scrum
6 925 (6.77%) ITIL
7 799 (5.85%) PRINCE2
8 751 (5.49%) OO
9 738 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
10 729 (5.33%) TDD
11 670 (4.90%) Mentoring
12 669 (4.89%) Analytics
13 641 (4.69%) Change Management
14 618 (4.52%) Risk Management
15 588 (4.30%) MVC
16 583 (4.27%) Waterfall
17 555 (4.06%) User Acceptance Testing
18 535 (3.91%) Multithreading
19 515 (3.77%) E-Commerce
20 466 (3.41%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3074 (22.49%) SQL
2 2542 (18.60%) Java
3 1634 (11.95%) C#
4 943 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 643 (4.70%) C++
6 453 (3.31%) C
7 433 (3.17%) Python
8 410 (3.00%) PL/SQL
9 397 (2.90%) Perl
10 290 (2.12%) T-SQL
11 270 (1.98%) Shell Script
12 257 (1.88%) PowerShell
13 201 (1.47%) VBA
14 180 (1.32%) Bash Shell
15 179 (1.31%) PHP
16 121 (0.89%) COBOL
17 120 (0.88%) VB
18 94 (0.69%) Scala
19 80 (0.59%) VB.NET
20 74 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1973 (14.43%) Degree
2 543 (3.97%) ISEB
3 354 (2.59%) PMI Certification
4 235 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 232 (1.70%) CISSP
6 214 (1.57%) PMP
7 211 (1.54%) ISTQB
8 193 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 178 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 153 (1.12%) Security Cleared
11 150 (1.10%) CCNP
11 150 (1.10%) CCNA
12 112 (0.82%) SC Cleared
13 110 (0.80%) CISA
14 106 (0.78%) MCSE
15 105 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
16 99 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 84 (0.61%) CISM
18 79 (0.58%) MCP
19 59 (0.43%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 878 (6.42%) QA
2 243 (1.78%) SLA
3 136 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 119 (0.87%) EMIR
5 111 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
6 93 (0.68%) FATCA
7 86 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 83 (0.61%) Data Quality
9 81 (0.59%) PCI DSS
10 78 (0.57%) MiFID
11 65 (0.48%) Basel II
11 65 (0.48%) Solvency II
12 63 (0.46%) ISO 9001
13 62 (0.45%) COBIT
14 59 (0.43%) CRD IV
15 51 (0.37%) Basel III
16 24 (0.18%) COREP
16 24 (0.18%) FINREP
17 18 (0.13%) ISO 8583
18 16 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 562 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 301 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (0.91%) XenApp
4 111 (0.81%) vSphere
5 80 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
6 75 (0.55%) NFS
7 37 (0.27%) RACF
8 34 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
8 34 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 34 (0.25%) SRDF
9 32 (0.23%) HDFS
10 28 (0.20%) Hyper-V
11 26 (0.19%) VMware ESX
12 22 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 21 (0.15%) ACF2
14 20 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 19 (0.14%) Firmware
16 16 (0.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 15 (0.11%) UAG
18 14 (0.10%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 167 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
2 118 (0.86%) SCCM
3 95 (0.70%) Puppet
4 88 (0.64%) Tivoli
5 86 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 66 (0.48%) Nagios
7 55 (0.40%) Data Guard
8 45 (0.33%) Control-M
9 44 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
10 40 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
11 32 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
12 30 (0.22%) TeamSite
12 30 (0.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 29 (0.21%) BladeLogic
14 26 (0.19%) Tivoli Monitoring
15 25 (0.18%) SCOM
16 20 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 19 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
18 18 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
18 18 (0.13%) Netcool
Vendors
1 1907 (13.95%) Oracle
2 1541 (11.27%) Microsoft
3 615 (4.50%) IBM
4 497 (3.64%) Cisco
5 438 (3.20%) VMware
6 357 (2.61%) HP
7 334 (2.44%) SAP
8 264 (1.93%) Citrix
9 260 (1.90%) Sybase
10 237 (1.73%) Red Hat
11 235 (1.72%) Business Objects
12 182 (1.33%) Teradata
13 172 (1.26%) TIBCO
14 170 (1.24%) Bloomberg
15 163 (1.19%) Informatica
16 152 (1.11%) Reuters
17 138 (1.01%) EMC
17 138 (1.01%) CheckPoint
18 134 (0.98%) Cognos
19 97 (0.71%) F5
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
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Joseph Harry Ltd
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