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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 35 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Banking 6100 6406 6442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.01% 6.13% 6.25%
As % of the General category 13.75% 14.03% 14.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4582 5071 5200
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,925 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £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
44351 45657 45178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.70% 43.67% 43.84%
Number of salaries quoted 36089 36540 34986
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,791 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
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 5 February 2016 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 February 2016. 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 5592 £60,000 +4.34% 996
London -2 3977 £62,500 - 703
City of London +3 1040 £65,000 +4.00% 219
South East +11 545 £50,000 - 88
Scotland -1 428 £50,000 +5.26% 99
South West +7 358 £45,000 - 55
Edinburgh +2 296 £50,000 +3.62% 79
North West +23 243 £45,000 -10.00% 38
Berkshire +14 214 £50,000 -9.09% 27
East of England -25 175 £50,000 - 28
Dorset +53 156 £45,000 -30.76% 8
Yorkshire -21 151 £50,000 +9.89% 29
Bournemouth +50 149 £50,000 -23.07% 4
Glasgow -2 131 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Manchester +13 125 £50,000 +5.26% 18
West Yorkshire -29 101 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Reading +14 99 £55,000 - 17
Bristol -15 98 £45,000 +12.50% 25
West Midlands -42 82 £47,500 - 34
Oxfordshire +35 77 £47,500 -5.00% 13
Buckinghamshire -16 67 £35,000 -30.00% 8
Merseyside +33 65 £45,000 -21.73% 2
Hampshire +40 64 £42,500 -26.08% 15
Wiltshire -6 63 £42,500 -10.52% 13
Surrey -36 62 £57,500 +15.00% 16
Liverpool +35 60 £45,000 -21.73% 2
Milton Keynes -10 56 £35,000 -22.22% 4
East Midlands -14 53 £38,750 -24.39% 7
Birmingham -16 53 £44,000 -12.00% 20
Hertfordshire -44 51 £53,000 +6.00% 7

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9173 (69.52%) Finance
2 3122 (23.66%) SQL
3 3066 (23.24%) Investment Banking
4 3060 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
5 2472 (18.73%) Retail
6 2395 (18.15%) Java
7 2208 (16.73%) Degree
8 1892 (14.34%) SQL Server
9 1827 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
10 1826 (13.84%) C#
11 1813 (13.74%) Telecoms
12 1725 (13.07%) .NET
13 1720 (13.04%) Oracle
14 1693 (12.83%) Windows
15 1537 (11.65%) Microsoft
16 1456 (11.03%) Project Management
17 1321 (10.01%) Stakeholder Management
18 1253 (9.50%) Unix
19 1199 (9.09%) Linux
20 1170 (8.87%) SDLC
21 1084 (8.22%) Front Office
22 1056 (8.00%) JavaScript
23 999 (7.57%) HTML
24 959 (7.27%) MS Excel
25 957 (7.25%) Business Analysis
26 931 (7.06%) ITIL
27 820 (6.21%) Scrum
28 812 (6.15%) Computer Science
29 811 (6.15%) Change Management
30 809 (6.13%) Business Intelligence

Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 384 (2.91%) WebSphere
2 334 (2.53%) SAS
2 334 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 274 (2.08%) IIS
4 211 (1.60%) Tomcat
5 178 (1.35%) Apache
6 169 (1.28%) WebLogic
7 166 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
7 166 (1.26%) WebSphere Application Server
8 162 (1.23%) JBoss
9 138 (1.05%) MS Exchange
10 134 (1.02%) Apache Spark
11 129 (0.98%) CMS
12 100 (0.76%) Node.js
13 81 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
14 74 (0.56%) CICS
15 72 (0.55%) Apache Pig
16 62 (0.47%) MQSeries
17 56 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
18 55 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 959 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 524 (3.97%) MS Office
3 209 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 195 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 123 (0.93%) MS Project
6 36 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 35 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 35 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 28 (0.21%) SPSS
9 14 (0.11%) S-PLUS
10 13 (0.099%) Acrobat
11 11 (0.083%) InDesign
12 10 (0.076%) Fireworks
13 8 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 7 (0.053%) InfoPath
15 6 (0.045%) PowerPivot
16 2 (0.015%) EViews
16 2 (0.015%) Mathematica
17 1 (0.008%) Open Workbench
17 1 (0.008%) Stata
Business Applications
1 85 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 78 (0.59%) SAP FI
3 74 (0.56%) Temenos T24
4 73 (0.55%) SAP CO
4 73 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
5 64 (0.49%) Markit EDM
6 46 (0.35%) WebTrends
7 37 (0.28%) thinkFolio
8 36 (0.27%) MultiFonds
9 33 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
9 33 (0.25%) Summit
10 31 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 30 (0.23%) Eagle PACE
12 29 (0.22%) LatentZero
12 29 (0.22%) Odyssey Triple'A Plus
13 27 (0.20%) Front Arena
14 26 (0.20%) Beauchamp
14 26 (0.20%) HiInvest
14 26 (0.20%) HiPerformance
14 26 (0.20%) PORTIA
Cloud Services
1 220 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 167 (1.27%) SaaS
3 105 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (0.30%) IaaS
4 39 (0.30%) PaaS
5 34 (0.26%) GitHub
6 23 (0.17%) Google Analytics
7 21 (0.16%) Office 365
8 18 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
10 15 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
11 14 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (0.099%) Mimecast
12 13 (0.099%) Sage Pay
13 12 (0.091%) Amazon S3
14 11 (0.083%) Force.com
15 10 (0.076%) DigitalOcean
16 9 (0.068%) SuccessFactors
17 8 (0.061%) Taleo
18 7 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 367 (2.78%) Firewall
2 341 (2.58%) Internet
3 243 (1.84%) TCP/IP
4 214 (1.62%) WAN
5 200 (1.52%) LAN
6 190 (1.44%) Network Security
7 175 (1.33%) DNS
8 155 (1.17%) SAN
9 148 (1.12%) VPN
10 145 (1.10%) Wireless
11 132 (1.00%) VoIP
12 120 (0.91%) BGP
13 115 (0.87%) HTTP
14 104 (0.79%) OSPF
15 93 (0.70%) SSL
16 78 (0.59%) DHCP
17 76 (0.58%) Intranet
18 73 (0.55%) EIGRP
18 73 (0.55%) MPLS
19 72 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1892 (14.34%) SQL Server
2 730 (5.53%) Data Warehouse
3 574 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 534 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 485 (3.68%) Relational Database
6 428 (3.24%) Big Data
7 368 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 313 (2.37%) Oracle Database
9 307 (2.33%) Hadoop
10 305 (2.31%) DB2
11 283 (2.14%) NoSQL
12 271 (2.05%) MySQL
13 263 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 226 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
15 213 (1.61%) RDBMS
16 207 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
17 193 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
18 187 (1.42%) MongoDB
19 130 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
20 129 (0.98%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 320 (2.43%) Git (software)
2 318 (2.41%) JIRA
3 272 (2.06%) Subversion
4 265 (2.01%) NUnit
5 251 (1.90%) Maven
6 233 (1.77%) Jenkins
7 219 (1.66%) Rhino Mocks
8 200 (1.52%) Selenium
9 197 (1.49%) Visual Studio
10 179 (1.36%) Moq
11 171 (1.30%) TeamCity
12 162 (1.23%) MSTest
13 155 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
14 148 (1.12%) JUnit
15 125 (0.95%) Ant
16 102 (0.77%) Eclipse
17 76 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 69 (0.52%) HP UFT
19 56 (0.42%) Gradle
20 52 (0.39%) Cucumber
General
1 9173 (69.52%) Finance
2 3066 (23.24%) Investment Banking
3 2472 (18.73%) Retail
4 1813 (13.74%) Telecoms
5 1084 (8.22%) Front Office
6 762 (5.77%) Retail Banking
7 526 (3.99%) Back Office
8 513 (3.89%) Marketing
9 447 (3.39%) Financial Institution
10 299 (2.27%) Legal
11 219 (1.66%) Corporate Banking
12 205 (1.55%) Games
13 143 (1.08%) Manufacturing
14 133 (1.01%) Law
15 124 (0.94%) Private Banking
16 116 (0.88%) Advertising
17 91 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
18 81 (0.61%) International Banking
19 80 (0.61%) General Ledger
20 64 (0.49%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 3323 (25.18%) Developer
2 2790 (21.14%) Analyst
3 1323 (10.03%) Business Analyst
4 1002 (7.59%) C# Developer
5 886 (6.71%) Java Developer
6 845 (6.40%) Architect
7 795 (6.03%) Project Manager
8 752 (5.70%) Consultant
9 743 (5.63%) Banking Analyst
10 734 (5.56%) .NET Developer
11 581 (4.40%) Senior Developer
12 563 (4.27%) C# .NET Developer
13 540 (4.09%) SQL Developer
14 347 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
15 342 (2.59%) Senior Analyst
16 338 (2.56%) Financial Analyst
17 330 (2.50%) Applications Support
18 326 (2.47%) Support Analyst
19 272 (2.06%) IT Manager
20 260 (1.97%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1725 (13.07%) .NET
2 999 (7.57%) HTML
3 683 (5.18%) ASP.NET
4 615 (4.66%) CSS
4 615 (4.66%) Web Services
5 572 (4.33%) XML
6 502 (3.80%) HTML5
7 477 (3.62%) AngularJS
8 458 (3.47%) Spring
9 443 (3.36%) .NET Framework
10 425 (3.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 419 (3.18%) WPF
12 412 (3.12%) jQuery
13 406 (3.08%) Middleware
14 378 (2.86%) WCF
15 339 (2.57%) J2EE
16 250 (1.89%) Hibernate
17 223 (1.69%) CSS3
18 218 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 198 (1.50%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1827 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 812 (6.15%) Computer Science
3 664 (5.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 663 (5.02%) Derivative
5 651 (4.93%) Equities
6 550 (4.17%) Fixed Income
7 536 (4.06%) Management Information System
8 429 (3.25%) Data Centre
9 341 (2.58%) Mathematics
10 319 (2.42%) Credit Risk
11 316 (2.39%) Fintech
12 303 (2.30%) Hedge funds
13 299 (2.27%) User Experience
14 240 (1.82%) Online Banking
14 240 (1.82%) SWIFT
15 205 (1.55%) Clustering
15 205 (1.55%) Visualisation
16 199 (1.51%) Market Risk
17 175 (1.33%) Client/Server
18 174 (1.32%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1693 (12.83%) Windows
2 1253 (9.50%) Unix
3 1199 (9.09%) Linux
4 550 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 274 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 209 (1.58%) Android
7 190 (1.44%) Windows 7
8 186 (1.41%) Apple iOS
9 174 (1.32%) Solaris
10 159 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 140 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
12 86 (0.65%) AIX
13 82 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 68 (0.52%) Windows XP
15 66 (0.50%) Windows 8
16 37 (0.28%) zOS
17 30 (0.23%) Windows 2000
18 27 (0.20%) CentOS
19 25 (0.19%) Fedora
20 16 (0.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3060 (23.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1456 (11.03%) Project Management
3 1321 (10.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 1170 (8.87%) SDLC
5 957 (7.25%) Business Analysis
6 931 (7.06%) ITIL
7 820 (6.21%) Scrum
8 811 (6.15%) Change Management
9 809 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
10 794 (6.02%) Risk Management
11 780 (5.91%) Analytics
12 698 (5.29%) TDD
13 687 (5.21%) MVC
14 676 (5.12%) Asset Management
15 606 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
16 597 (4.52%) OO
16 597 (4.52%) PRINCE2
17 588 (4.46%) Mentoring
18 569 (4.31%) E-Commerce
19 547 (4.15%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3122 (23.66%) SQL
2 2395 (18.15%) Java
3 1826 (13.84%) C#
4 1056 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 697 (5.28%) Python
6 656 (4.97%) C++
7 446 (3.38%) Perl
8 421 (3.19%) C
9 363 (2.75%) T-SQL
10 331 (2.51%) PL/SQL
11 284 (2.15%) PowerShell
12 243 (1.84%) Shell Script
13 217 (1.64%) VB
14 199 (1.51%) VBA
15 195 (1.48%) PHP
16 181 (1.37%) Bash Shell
17 160 (1.21%) Scala
18 134 (1.02%) Ruby
19 109 (0.83%) COBOL
20 93 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 2208 (16.73%) Degree
2 373 (2.83%) ISEB
3 329 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
4 290 (2.20%) CISSP
5 249 (1.89%) CCNP
6 204 (1.55%) CISM
7 171 (1.30%) ISTQB
8 164 (1.24%) PMI Certification
9 147 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 141 (1.07%) Security Cleared
11 139 (1.05%) CISA
12 114 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
13 108 (0.82%) CCNA
14 99 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 93 (0.70%) SC Cleared
16 90 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 81 (0.61%) CCIE
18 79 (0.60%) PMP
19 71 (0.54%) CCVP
20 61 (0.46%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 726 (5.50%) QA
2 260 (1.97%) SLA
3 259 (1.96%) MiFID
4 187 (1.42%) Data Quality
5 168 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 156 (1.18%) EMIR
7 120 (0.91%) Dodd-Frank
8 111 (0.84%) SEPA
9 92 (0.70%) COBIT
10 75 (0.57%) Solvency II
11 70 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 65 (0.49%) FATCA
13 51 (0.39%) Basel II
14 44 (0.33%) PCI DSS
15 31 (0.23%) CRD IV
16 30 (0.23%) Basel III
17 21 (0.16%) COREP
17 21 (0.16%) FINREP
18 20 (0.15%) ISO20022
18 20 (0.15%) ISO27002
System Software
1 495 (3.75%) Active Directory
2 276 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (0.65%) XenApp
4 70 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
5 47 (0.36%) vSphere
6 43 (0.33%) Hyper-V
7 42 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 41 (0.31%) HDFS
9 34 (0.26%) Docker
10 32 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 31 (0.23%) XenDesktop
12 30 (0.23%) VMware ESX
13 29 (0.22%) Firmware
14 21 (0.16%) KVM
14 21 (0.16%) NFS
15 18 (0.14%) QEMU
15 18 (0.14%) RHEV
15 18 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 17 (0.13%) SRDF
16 17 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 163 (1.24%) Puppet
2 147 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
3 125 (0.95%) Nagios
4 114 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
5 100 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
6 96 (0.73%) SCCM
7 72 (0.55%) Data Guard
8 70 (0.53%) Ansible
9 67 (0.51%) SCOM
9 67 (0.51%) Tivoli
10 66 (0.50%) Control-M
11 61 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
12 59 (0.45%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 58 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
14 55 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
15 47 (0.36%) Cisco UCCE
16 28 (0.21%) QRadar
17 26 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 26 (0.20%) Zenoss
18 25 (0.19%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 1720 (13.04%) Oracle
2 1537 (11.65%) Microsoft
3 518 (3.93%) Cisco
4 484 (3.67%) IBM
5 418 (3.17%) VMware
6 367 (2.78%) Sybase
7 350 (2.65%) HP
8 324 (2.46%) SAP
9 293 (2.22%) Citrix
10 193 (1.46%) Bloomberg
11 164 (1.24%) Red Hat
12 150 (1.14%) Informatica
13 142 (1.08%) Juniper
14 141 (1.07%) Teradata
15 137 (1.04%) Reuters
16 125 (0.95%) Tableau
17 123 (0.93%) CheckPoint
18 121 (0.92%) Murex
19 119 (0.90%) Cognos
20 110 (0.83%) F5
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + 20% BONUS
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + negotiable with benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 plus car allowance and bonuses
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Jenrick IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £95,000 (determined by years of experience) + package and be
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To 35K + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 plus car allowance and bonuses
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45K - £65K (determined by years of experience)+package+benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £130,000-160,000 basic + strong bonus + car + package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000 plus car allowance and bonuses
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £130,000-160,000 plus strong bonus and package
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Clarius Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Extremely Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Volaris Exec
Salary: £51 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Cash Pot
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits - Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago