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

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 43 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs citing Banking 5729 7282 7018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.54% 6.56% 5.91%
As % of the General category 12.70% 14.81% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4312 5361 5710
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 £36,500 £36,000 £35,783
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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
45127 49154 52325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.62% 44.30% 44.05%
Number of salaries quoted 36652 38408 40527
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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 £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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -14 5279 £60,000 +4.34% 970
London -4 3757 £65,000 +4.00% 745
City of London -3 881 £65,000 +8.33% 145
South East +4 519 £50,000 -4.76% 83
Scotland -7 402 £52,500 +5.00% 77
Edinburgh -1 254 £50,000 - 47
North West +5 226 £47,750 +0.52% 28
South West -21 220 £38,533 -14.37% 20
East of England +25 199 £52,500 +5.00% 29
Yorkshire -28 172 £40,000 -13.04% 22
Glasgow -2 141 £52,500 +10.52% 21
West Midlands -10 138 £50,000 -9.09% 27
Berkshire -23 137 £50,000 -4.76% 15
Hampshire +65 123 £42,500 -22.72% 5
Manchester -16 118 £45,000 -5.26% 16
West Yorkshire -41 96 £40,000 -20.00% 15
Surrey -18 90 £52,500 +5.00% 31
Bristol -25 79 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Birmingham -26 75 £50,000 -9.09% 13
Bedfordshire +34 70 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Wimbledon +1 69 - -
Reading -15 69 £55,000 - 10
Wiltshire +12 59 £38,533 -14.37% 2
Hertfordshire +10 56 £58,250 +16.50% 9
South Yorkshire +17 55 £40,000 -3.03% 5
Sheffield +10 52 £40,000 - 5
Merseyside +36 50 £60,000 -
Liverpool +32 50 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire +1 50 £42,500 -22.01% 4
Farnborough +20 48 £44,000 -20.00%

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 8463 (71.33%) Finance
2 2997 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
3 2907 (24.50%) SQL
4 2598 (21.90%) Investment Banking
5 2184 (18.41%) Java
6 2048 (17.26%) Retail
7 1925 (16.23%) Degree
8 1801 (15.18%) SQL Server
9 1766 (14.89%) Telecoms
10 1752 (14.77%) C#
11 1748 (14.73%) .NET
12 1666 (14.04%) Microsoft
13 1579 (13.31%) Oracle
14 1544 (13.01%) Windows
15 1460 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
16 1296 (10.92%) Project Management
17 1198 (10.10%) JavaScript
18 1051 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
19 1025 (8.64%) HTML
20 992 (8.36%) Linux
21 980 (8.26%) MS Excel
22 977 (8.23%) ITIL
22 977 (8.23%) SDLC
23 976 (8.23%) Unix
24 867 (7.31%) Business Analysis
25 822 (6.93%) Scrum
26 818 (6.89%) Business Intelligence
27 806 (6.79%) Front Office
28 802 (6.76%) MVC
29 733 (6.18%) ASP.NET

Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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
1 352 (2.97%) WebSphere
2 308 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 283 (2.39%) SAS
4 240 (2.02%) Tomcat
5 228 (1.92%) IIS
6 201 (1.69%) JBoss
7 190 (1.60%) Apache
8 180 (1.52%) WebLogic
9 151 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
10 142 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
10 142 (1.20%) MS Exchange
11 125 (1.05%) CMS
12 115 (0.97%) Node.js
13 109 (0.92%) Apache Spark
14 94 (0.79%) Confluence
15 80 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
16 68 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
17 63 (0.53%) MQSeries
18 62 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
19 50 (0.42%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 980 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 533 (4.49%) MS Office
3 173 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 165 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 112 (0.94%) MS Project
6 47 (0.40%) SPSS
7 42 (0.35%) Photoshop
8 35 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
9 23 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
10 16 (0.13%) S-PLUS
11 14 (0.12%) InDesign
12 11 (0.093%) Acrobat
13 10 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 7 (0.059%) InfoPath
15 6 (0.051%) Mathematica
16 4 (0.034%) Fireworks
16 4 (0.034%) GNU Octave
17 3 (0.025%) Adobe After Effects
17 3 (0.025%) EViews
18 2 (0.017%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 86 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 85 (0.72%) Temenos T24
3 77 (0.65%) SAP FI
4 72 (0.61%) SAP CO
4 72 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
5 54 (0.46%) Markit EDM
6 40 (0.34%) Finacle
7 39 (0.33%) SAP FS
8 32 (0.27%) WebTrends
9 29 (0.24%) Summit
10 27 (0.23%) thinkFolio
11 26 (0.22%) MultiFonds
11 26 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 24 (0.20%) SAP BPC
12 24 (0.20%) SAP PS
13 22 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
14 21 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 20 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
16 18 (0.15%) SAP FI-AP
16 18 (0.15%) SAP FI-AR
Cloud Services
1 197 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
2 153 (1.29%) SaaS
3 133 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 68 (0.57%) PaaS
5 58 (0.49%) IaaS
6 54 (0.46%) GitHub
7 37 (0.31%) Office 365
8 30 (0.25%) Google Analytics
9 29 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (0.11%) Amazon S3
10 13 (0.11%) Sage Pay
11 12 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
12 10 (0.084%) Taleo
13 9 (0.076%) AdWords
13 9 (0.076%) Force.com
14 8 (0.067%) OpenShift
15 7 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 7 (0.059%) Mimecast
16 5 (0.042%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 328 (2.76%) Firewall
2 306 (2.58%) Internet
3 233 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 182 (1.53%) WAN
5 179 (1.51%) SAN
6 162 (1.37%) Network Security
7 161 (1.36%) LAN
8 154 (1.30%) DNS
9 135 (1.14%) VPN
10 124 (1.05%) VoIP
11 115 (0.97%) BGP
12 109 (0.92%) Wireless
13 107 (0.90%) OSPF
14 94 (0.79%) SSL
15 85 (0.72%) MPLS
16 79 (0.67%) HTTP
17 78 (0.66%) Intranet
18 73 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
19 65 (0.55%) EIGRP
20 63 (0.53%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1801 (15.18%) SQL Server
2 678 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 573 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 540 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 461 (3.89%) Big Data
6 451 (3.80%) Relational Database
7 404 (3.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 292 (2.46%) Oracle Database
9 278 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 259 (2.18%) NoSQL
11 258 (2.17%) MySQL
12 248 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
13 238 (2.01%) Hadoop
14 212 (1.79%) MongoDB
15 205 (1.73%) RDBMS
16 183 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
17 170 (1.43%) DB2
18 167 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
19 151 (1.27%) QlikView
20 133 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 327 (2.76%) Git (software)
2 324 (2.73%) JIRA
3 308 (2.60%) Jenkins
4 307 (2.59%) Selenium
5 305 (2.57%) Subversion
6 265 (2.23%) Maven
7 250 (2.11%) NUnit
8 211 (1.78%) Rhino Mocks
9 194 (1.64%) TeamCity
10 192 (1.62%) Visual Studio
11 179 (1.51%) Moq
12 176 (1.48%) JUnit
13 174 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
14 170 (1.43%) MSTest
15 132 (1.11%) Ant
16 119 (1.00%) Cucumber
17 104 (0.88%) Eclipse
18 80 (0.67%) HP UFT
19 75 (0.63%) Gradle
20 66 (0.56%) Mockito
General
1 8463 (71.33%) Finance
2 2598 (21.90%) Investment Banking
3 2048 (17.26%) Retail
4 1766 (14.89%) Telecoms
5 806 (6.79%) Front Office
6 593 (5.00%) Marketing
7 501 (4.22%) Retail Banking
8 443 (3.73%) Back Office
9 390 (3.29%) Financial Institution
10 252 (2.12%) Legal
11 181 (1.53%) Manufacturing
12 173 (1.46%) Corporate Banking
13 162 (1.37%) Advertising
14 151 (1.27%) Private Banking
15 140 (1.18%) Games
15 140 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
16 115 (0.97%) International Banking
17 96 (0.81%) Law
18 68 (0.57%) Billing
19 59 (0.50%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3116 (26.26%) Developer
2 2429 (20.47%) Analyst
3 1080 (9.10%) Business Analyst
4 971 (8.18%) C# Developer
5 845 (7.12%) Java Developer
6 838 (7.06%) .NET Developer
7 820 (6.91%) Architect
8 781 (6.58%) Consultant
9 720 (6.07%) Project Manager
10 680 (5.73%) Banking Analyst
11 665 (5.61%) C# .NET Developer
12 624 (5.26%) Senior Developer
13 541 (4.56%) SQL Developer
14 355 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
15 330 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
16 308 (2.60%) Applications Support
17 300 (2.53%) Administrator
18 298 (2.51%) IT Manager
18 298 (2.51%) Support Analyst
19 280 (2.36%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1748 (14.73%) .NET
2 1025 (8.64%) HTML
3 733 (6.18%) ASP.NET
4 714 (6.02%) CSS
5 626 (5.28%) Web Services
6 601 (5.07%) XML
7 577 (4.86%) AngularJS
8 538 (4.53%) Spring
9 533 (4.49%) HTML5
10 486 (4.10%) .NET Framework
11 476 (4.01%) jQuery
12 462 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC
13 392 (3.30%) WCF
14 325 (2.74%) WPF
15 317 (2.67%) Middleware
16 293 (2.47%) J2EE
17 273 (2.30%) REST
18 272 (2.29%) Hibernate
19 254 (2.14%) SOAP
20 230 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 1460 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 649 (5.47%) Computer Science
3 575 (4.85%) Equities
4 556 (4.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 524 (4.42%) Derivative
6 499 (4.21%) Fixed Income
7 414 (3.49%) Management Information System
8 385 (3.25%) Fintech
9 380 (3.20%) Data Centre
10 372 (3.14%) Mathematics
11 281 (2.37%) Credit Risk
12 267 (2.25%) User Experience
13 253 (2.13%) Hedge funds
14 252 (2.12%) SWIFT
15 208 (1.75%) Clustering
16 206 (1.74%) Visualisation
17 194 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
18 183 (1.54%) Online Banking
19 154 (1.30%) Market Risk
20 152 (1.28%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1544 (13.01%) Windows
2 992 (8.36%) Linux
3 976 (8.23%) Unix
4 465 (3.92%) Windows Server
5 222 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 196 (1.65%) Android
6 196 (1.65%) Apple iOS
7 191 (1.61%) Windows 7
8 164 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 161 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 132 (1.11%) Solaris
11 78 (0.66%) AIX
12 71 (0.60%) Windows XP
13 68 (0.57%) Windows 8
14 46 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
15 34 (0.29%) zOS
16 24 (0.20%) CentOS
17 18 (0.15%) Windows 10
18 16 (0.13%) SUSE
19 15 (0.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2997 (25.26%) Agile Software Development
2 1296 (10.92%) Project Management
3 1051 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 977 (8.23%) ITIL
4 977 (8.23%) SDLC
5 867 (7.31%) Business Analysis
6 822 (6.93%) Scrum
7 818 (6.89%) Business Intelligence
8 802 (6.76%) MVC
9 715 (6.03%) TDD
10 681 (5.74%) Asset Management
11 680 (5.73%) Analytics
12 629 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
13 577 (4.86%) Change Management
14 570 (4.80%) Risk Management
15 542 (4.57%) PRINCE2
16 530 (4.47%) E-Commerce
17 527 (4.44%) OO
18 495 (4.17%) Mentoring
19 469 (3.95%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2907 (24.50%) SQL
2 2184 (18.41%) Java
3 1752 (14.77%) C#
4 1198 (10.10%) JavaScript
5 631 (5.32%) Python
6 490 (4.13%) C++
7 392 (3.30%) PL/SQL
8 359 (3.03%) Perl
9 357 (3.01%) T-SQL
10 326 (2.75%) C
11 314 (2.65%) PowerShell
12 216 (1.82%) Shell Script
13 204 (1.72%) PHP
14 186 (1.57%) Bash Shell
15 144 (1.21%) VBA
16 141 (1.19%) VB
17 124 (1.05%) Ruby
18 119 (1.00%) Scala
19 110 (0.93%) R
20 91 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1925 (16.23%) Degree
2 325 (2.74%) ISEB
3 317 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
4 250 (2.11%) CCNP
5 215 (1.81%) CISSP
5 215 (1.81%) PMI Certification
6 181 (1.53%) ISTQB
7 153 (1.29%) CISM
8 150 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 142 (1.20%) Security Cleared
10 114 (0.96%) PMP
11 113 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 103 (0.87%) CISA
13 101 (0.85%) CCNA
14 99 (0.83%) SC Cleared
15 83 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
15 83 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 69 (0.58%) ACCA
17 67 (0.56%) CCIE
18 64 (0.54%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 646 (5.45%) QA
2 275 (2.32%) MiFID
2 275 (2.32%) SLA
3 142 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 136 (1.15%) EMIR
5 128 (1.08%) COBIT
6 118 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 97 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
8 82 (0.69%) SEPA
9 59 (0.50%) PCI DSS
10 57 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 52 (0.44%) FATCA
12 47 (0.40%) Solvency II
13 42 (0.35%) ISO20022
14 34 (0.29%) Basel II
15 32 (0.27%) Basel III
15 32 (0.27%) ISO 9001
16 24 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 24 (0.20%) ISO15022
17 18 (0.15%) ISO27002
System Software
1 472 (3.98%) Active Directory
2 247 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (0.73%) XenApp
4 68 (0.57%) Docker
5 63 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 47 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 46 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
8 36 (0.30%) XenDesktop
9 33 (0.28%) vSphere
10 31 (0.26%) HDFS
11 26 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
12 25 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
13 23 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 23 (0.19%) VMware ESX
14 21 (0.18%) NFS
15 18 (0.15%) GPFS
16 17 (0.14%) VirtualBox
17 16 (0.13%) Xen
18 15 (0.13%) Firmware
18 15 (0.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 165 (1.39%) Puppet
2 147 (1.24%) Nagios
3 109 (0.92%) SCCM
4 105 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
5 104 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
6 96 (0.81%) Ansible
7 75 (0.63%) Control-M
8 62 (0.52%) SCOM
9 57 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
10 52 (0.44%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 48 (0.40%) Data Guard
11 48 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
12 45 (0.38%) Tivoli
13 44 (0.37%) Cisco UCCX
14 42 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
15 35 (0.30%) Cisco UCCE
16 30 (0.25%) EdgeSight
17 28 (0.24%) Salt
18 25 (0.21%) Kibana
18 25 (0.21%) logstash
Vendors
1 1666 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 1579 (13.31%) Oracle
3 491 (4.14%) Cisco
4 391 (3.30%) VMware
5 380 (3.20%) IBM
6 346 (2.92%) HP
7 338 (2.85%) SAP
8 264 (2.23%) Citrix
9 255 (2.15%) Sybase
10 193 (1.63%) Red Hat
11 177 (1.49%) Bloomberg
12 150 (1.26%) Reuters
13 124 (1.05%) Juniper
14 116 (0.98%) CheckPoint
15 115 (0.97%) Informatica
16 109 (0.92%) Murex
17 108 (0.91%) Adobe
18 106 (0.89%) Tableau
19 104 (0.88%) Splunk
20 98 (0.83%) F5
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + 20% bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £55K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East
Volaris Exec
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + c10% bonus + comprehensive benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Tech
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £90000.00 - £115000.00 per annum + bonus, OTE and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus, OTE and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car, Bonus 12-15%, Pension, Health
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East
Volaris Exec
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + comprehensive benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £42000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Cognizant
Posted: 14 hours ago