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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 29 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Banking 6992 6899 6508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.54% 5.88% 5.98%
As % of the General category 14.76% 13.30% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5253 5664 5214
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £36,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,600 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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
47363 51876 46567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.33% 44.18% 42.80%
Number of salaries quoted 37328 40568 36968
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 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 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 22 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 +8 6385 £57,500 -4.16% 1185
London +4 4656 £60,000 -4.00% 770
City of London +1 1423 £60,000 -4.00% 264
South East +43 539 £52,500 -4.54% 107
Scotland +14 476 £50,000 - 115
Edinburgh +14 281 £50,000 +4.16% 81
South West +10 250 £45,000 - 73
North West +24 227 £47,500 +5.55% 93
Yorkshire -4 225 £42,500 -5.55% 59
Berkshire +71 206 £52,500 - 34
East of England -12 160 £50,000 +11.11% 15
West Yorkshire -13 146 £51,250 +13.88% 46
Glasgow +5 143 £47,000 -14.54% 22
Manchester +21 142 £47,500 +5.55% 43
East Midlands +82 132 £45,000 +16.88% 27
Reading +58 114 £55,000 - 23
Bristol +16 111 £40,000 +19.40% 26
West Midlands -36 106 £52,500 +10.52% 27
Northamptonshire +44 99 £46,500 +24.00% 12
Northampton +47 88 £45,000 +20.00% 8
Birmingham -22 86 £55,000 +11.11% 12
Surrey -11 81 £52,500 -4.54% 16
Buckinghamshire +15 74 £50,000 +23.07% 11
Hampshire +25 73 £55,000 +4.76% 19
Leeds -35 67 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Milton Keynes +10 62 £45,000 - 11
Essex +35 59 £55,000 -5.17% 4
Cheshire +6 59 £47,500 +9.82% 37
Halifax +6 55 £40,000 -6.97% 22
South Yorkshire +3 53 £35,500 +14.51% 7

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 9157 (67.67%) Finance
2 3091 (22.84%) Investment Banking
3 3057 (22.59%) SQL
4 2939 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
5 2930 (21.65%) Retail
6 2507 (18.53%) Java
7 1939 (14.33%) Degree
8 1899 (14.03%) Oracle
9 1764 (13.04%) Project Management
10 1730 (12.79%) Windows
11 1675 (12.38%) Telecoms
12 1640 (12.12%) SQL Server
13 1563 (11.55%) C#
14 1521 (11.24%) Microsoft
15 1490 (11.01%) .NET
16 1406 (10.39%) UNIX
17 1391 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
18 1389 (10.27%) Linux
19 1374 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
20 1131 (8.36%) Business Analysis
21 1028 (7.60%) MS Excel
22 1024 (7.57%) Front Office
23 958 (7.08%) Scrum
24 925 (6.84%) ITIL
25 911 (6.73%) JavaScript
26 904 (6.68%) HTML
27 864 (6.39%) QA
28 863 (6.38%) Retail Banking
29 794 (5.87%) PRINCE2
30 754 (5.57%) Business Intelligence

Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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
1 477 (3.53%) WebSphere
2 337 (2.49%) SharePoint
3 259 (1.91%) SAS
4 206 (1.52%) JBoss
5 204 (1.51%) MS Exchange
6 186 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
7 183 (1.35%) WebLogic
8 176 (1.30%) Tomcat
9 166 (1.23%) IIS
10 157 (1.16%) Apache
11 136 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
12 104 (0.77%) CICS
13 97 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
14 94 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 78 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
16 75 (0.55%) Apache Pig
17 62 (0.46%) CMS
18 61 (0.45%) MQSeries
19 52 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
20 47 (0.35%) Lync
Applications
1 1028 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 477 (3.53%) MS Office
3 194 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 166 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 126 (0.93%) MS Project
6 51 (0.38%) SPSS
7 33 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 30 (0.22%) InfoPath
9 28 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
10 24 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
11 16 (0.12%) PowerPivot
12 6 (0.044%) Open Workbench
12 6 (0.044%) Fireworks
13 4 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.030%) GNU Octave
13 4 (0.030%) FrameMaker
14 3 (0.022%) RoboHelp
14 3 (0.022%) Mathematica
14 3 (0.022%) InDesign
14 3 (0.022%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 106 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 84 (0.62%) Temenos T24
3 70 (0.52%) SAP FI
4 69 (0.51%) SAP CO
5 67 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
6 51 (0.38%) Finacle
7 36 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
8 34 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
9 32 (0.24%) ION MarketView
9 32 (0.24%) Summit
10 28 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
10 28 (0.21%) FLEXCUBE
11 24 (0.18%) Markit EDM
11 24 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 22 (0.16%) Hyperion Enterprise
13 21 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
13 21 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
14 20 (0.15%) RMDS
14 20 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
15 18 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 200 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 128 (0.95%) SaaS
3 100 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 55 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 54 (0.40%) Office 365
6 40 (0.30%) PaaS
7 38 (0.28%) IaaS
8 37 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (0.13%) GitHub
10 13 (0.096%) Amazon EMR
11 10 (0.074%) OpenShift
11 10 (0.074%) IBM Blueworks
12 9 (0.067%) Google Analytics
13 8 (0.059%) Force.com
14 7 (0.052%) Google Cloud Platform
15 6 (0.044%) Google Compute Engine
16 4 (0.030%) Google Apps
17 3 (0.022%) SuccessFactors
17 3 (0.022%) Adobe Analytics
18 2 (0.015%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 356 (2.63%) Internet
2 340 (2.51%) Firewall
3 279 (2.06%) TCP/IP
4 203 (1.50%) SAN
5 184 (1.36%) WAN
6 183 (1.35%) LAN
7 176 (1.30%) DNS
8 120 (0.89%) VoIP
9 111 (0.82%) VPN
10 109 (0.81%) Network Security
11 97 (0.72%) SSL
12 91 (0.67%) DHCP
13 87 (0.64%) HTTP
14 86 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
15 83 (0.61%) EIGRP
16 82 (0.61%) Multicast
17 71 (0.52%) NAS
18 68 (0.50%) ATM
19 66 (0.49%) VLAN
19 66 (0.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1640 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 656 (4.85%) Data Warehouse
3 491 (3.63%) Relational Database
4 419 (3.10%) Oracle Database
5 410 (3.03%) Big Data
6 409 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 357 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 345 (2.55%) DB2
9 333 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 284 (2.10%) RDBMS
11 245 (1.81%) Hadoop
12 215 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 202 (1.49%) MySQL
14 187 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
15 174 (1.29%) NoSQL
16 155 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
17 151 (1.12%) QlikView
18 128 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
19 110 (0.81%) Data Mining
20 89 (0.66%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 253 (1.87%) Subversion
2 216 (1.60%) Jenkins
3 215 (1.59%) JIRA
4 197 (1.46%) Git (software)
5 190 (1.40%) Selenium
6 187 (1.38%) Maven
7 178 (1.32%) NUnit
8 155 (1.15%) Eclipse
9 147 (1.09%) Visual Studio
10 109 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
11 104 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 103 (0.76%) TeamCity
13 100 (0.74%) Moq
14 98 (0.72%) JUnit
15 94 (0.69%) WebDriver
16 82 (0.61%) Ant
17 75 (0.55%) MSTest
18 69 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
19 66 (0.49%) Cucumber
20 57 (0.42%) SoapUI
General
1 9157 (67.67%) Finance
2 3091 (22.84%) Investment Banking
3 2930 (21.65%) Retail
4 1675 (12.38%) Telecoms
5 1024 (7.57%) Front Office
6 863 (6.38%) Retail Banking
7 491 (3.63%) Financial Institution
8 460 (3.40%) Back Office
9 415 (3.07%) Legal
10 332 (2.45%) Marketing
11 223 (1.65%) Games
12 176 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
13 165 (1.22%) Advertising
14 160 (1.18%) Manufacturing
15 132 (0.98%) Aerospace
16 130 (0.96%) General Ledger
17 125 (0.92%) Private Banking
18 105 (0.78%) International Banking
19 96 (0.71%) Law
20 85 (0.63%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3106 (22.95%) Analyst
2 2861 (21.14%) Developer
3 1463 (10.81%) Business Analyst
4 1032 (7.63%) Project Manager
5 996 (7.36%) Architect
6 960 (7.09%) Consultant
7 748 (5.53%) Java Developer
8 541 (4.00%) C# Developer
9 512 (3.78%) Senior Developer
10 448 (3.31%) .NET Developer
11 422 (3.12%) Support Analyst
12 389 (2.87%) Banking Business Analyst
13 375 (2.77%) Senior Analyst
14 346 (2.56%) Applications Support
15 344 (2.54%) Solutions Architect
16 303 (2.24%) Test Analyst
17 296 (2.19%) DBA
18 284 (2.10%) Administrator
19 280 (2.07%) Junior
20 260 (1.92%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1490 (11.01%) .NET
2 904 (6.68%) HTML
3 732 (5.41%) XML
4 623 (4.60%) Web Services
5 607 (4.49%) ASP.NET
6 488 (3.61%) Spring
7 485 (3.58%) WCF
8 470 (3.47%) CSS
9 434 (3.21%) WPF
10 419 (3.10%) HTML5
11 359 (2.65%) Middleware
12 327 (2.42%) .NET Framework
13 319 (2.36%) jQuery
14 312 (2.31%) J2EE
15 280 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC
16 266 (1.97%) SOAP
17 261 (1.93%) Hibernate
18 232 (1.71%) Ajax
19 216 (1.60%) AngularJS
20 213 (1.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1391 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
2 707 (5.23%) Computer Science
3 571 (4.22%) Derivative
4 568 (4.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 437 (3.23%) Equities
6 433 (3.20%) Fixed Income
7 423 (3.13%) Management Information System
8 336 (2.48%) Mathematics
9 276 (2.04%) Mobile Banking
10 267 (1.97%) Hedge funds
11 265 (1.96%) Credit Risk
12 254 (1.88%) Online Banking
13 241 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
14 237 (1.75%) SWIFT
15 222 (1.64%) Blackberry
16 206 (1.52%) Mainframe
17 201 (1.49%) Open Source
18 194 (1.43%) PMI
19 193 (1.43%) Clustering
19 193 (1.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1730 (12.79%) Windows
2 1406 (10.39%) UNIX
3 1389 (10.27%) Linux
4 274 (2.02%) Windows 7
5 232 (1.71%) Solaris
6 224 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 207 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 205 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 203 (1.50%) Apple iOS
10 195 (1.44%) Android
11 121 (0.89%) Windows XP
12 98 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
13 85 (0.63%) zOS
14 64 (0.47%) AIX
15 55 (0.41%) Windows 8
16 27 (0.20%) Ubuntu
16 27 (0.20%) CentOS
17 24 (0.18%) SUSE
18 22 (0.16%) Mac OS X
19 16 (0.12%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2939 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
2 1764 (13.04%) Project Management
3 1374 (10.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 1131 (8.36%) Business Analysis
5 958 (7.08%) Scrum
6 925 (6.84%) ITIL
7 794 (5.87%) PRINCE2
8 754 (5.57%) Business Intelligence
9 718 (5.31%) TDD
10 697 (5.15%) OO
11 675 (4.99%) Analytics
12 666 (4.92%) Mentoring
13 632 (4.67%) Change Management
14 626 (4.63%) Risk Management
15 589 (4.35%) Waterfall
16 557 (4.12%) MVC
17 551 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
18 507 (3.75%) Multithreading
19 502 (3.71%) E-Commerce
20 480 (3.55%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3057 (22.59%) SQL
2 2507 (18.53%) Java
3 1563 (11.55%) C#
4 911 (6.73%) JavaScript
5 605 (4.47%) C++
6 459 (3.39%) Python
7 457 (3.38%) C
8 412 (3.04%) PL/SQL
9 409 (3.02%) Perl
10 293 (2.17%) T-SQL
11 280 (2.07%) Shell Script
12 251 (1.85%) PowerShell
13 190 (1.40%) VBA
14 186 (1.37%) Bash Shell
15 179 (1.32%) PHP
16 127 (0.94%) VB
17 117 (0.86%) COBOL
18 94 (0.69%) Scala
19 79 (0.58%) Ruby
20 78 (0.58%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1939 (14.33%) Degree
2 527 (3.89%) ISEB
3 336 (2.48%) PMI Certification
4 227 (1.68%) CISSP
5 224 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
6 211 (1.56%) ISTQB
7 203 (1.50%) PMP
8 188 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 158 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 147 (1.09%) CCNP
11 133 (0.98%) Security Cleared
11 133 (0.98%) CCNA
12 111 (0.82%) CISA
13 98 (0.72%) SC Cleared
14 97 (0.72%) MCSE
15 95 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 93 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
17 84 (0.62%) CISM
18 75 (0.55%) MCP
19 56 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 864 (6.39%) QA
2 241 (1.78%) SLA
3 134 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 114 (0.84%) EMIR
5 105 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
6 104 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 94 (0.69%) FATCA
8 85 (0.63%) Data Quality
9 77 (0.57%) MiFID
10 74 (0.55%) PCI DSS
11 65 (0.48%) Basel II
12 64 (0.47%) Solvency II
13 63 (0.47%) CRD IV
13 63 (0.47%) ISO 9001
14 61 (0.45%) COBIT
15 50 (0.37%) Basel III
16 23 (0.17%) COREP
17 21 (0.16%) FINREP
18 14 (0.10%) ISO 8583
19 7 (0.052%) IAS 39
System Software
1 534 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 288 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (0.91%) XenApp
4 114 (0.84%) vSphere
5 88 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
6 69 (0.51%) NFS
7 40 (0.30%) RACF
8 36 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 33 (0.24%) SRDF
10 32 (0.24%) HDFS
11 29 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
12 28 (0.21%) Hyper-V
13 25 (0.18%) VMware ESX
14 21 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 21 (0.16%) ACF2
15 18 (0.13%) UAG
15 18 (0.13%) Firmware
16 17 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 17 (0.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 16 (0.12%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 169 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
2 121 (0.89%) SCCM
3 103 (0.76%) Puppet
4 95 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 83 (0.61%) Tivoli
6 75 (0.55%) Nagios
7 58 (0.43%) Data Guard
8 49 (0.36%) Oracle RMAN
9 38 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
10 36 (0.27%) Control-M
10 36 (0.27%) TeamSite
11 31 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
12 30 (0.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 29 (0.21%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 21 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
15 20 (0.15%) CA Endevor
16 19 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 18 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 17 (0.13%) ARCserve
18 17 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1899 (14.03%) Oracle
2 1521 (11.24%) Microsoft
3 608 (4.49%) IBM
4 474 (3.50%) Cisco
5 416 (3.07%) VMware
6 338 (2.50%) SAP
7 323 (2.39%) HP
8 262 (1.94%) Sybase
9 247 (1.83%) Citrix
10 239 (1.77%) Business Objects
11 228 (1.69%) Red Hat
12 173 (1.28%) Teradata
13 164 (1.21%) Bloomberg
14 156 (1.15%) Informatica
15 153 (1.13%) TIBCO
16 152 (1.12%) Reuters
17 135 (1.00%) CheckPoint
18 125 (0.92%) Cognos
19 122 (0.90%) EMC
20 100 (0.74%) F5
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Code IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Incisive Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks a trading division of Harvey Nash Plc
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Thales
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 15 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: 15 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life Asurance and medical
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Huntly, Aberdeenshire
TSB
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kirkwall, Orkney
TSB
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago