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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 27 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Banking 7383 7005 6765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.67% 5.93% 6.23%
As % of the General category 14.95% 13.42% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5536 5744 5498
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%

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
49382 52211 47059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.62% 44.21% 43.34%
Number of salaries quoted 39163 40735 37492
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 6755 £58,000 -3.33% 1108
London +2 4914 £61,500 -5.38% 753
City of London +2 1451 £60,000 -4.00% 318
South East +24 541 £52,500 - 74
Scotland +10 493 £50,000 +4.16% 110
Edinburgh +6 305 £50,000 +8.10% 84
North West +21 283 £47,500 +5.55% 72
South West +8 270 £43,500 +2.35% 84
Yorkshire +11 247 £45,000 +4.65% 47
Berkshire +32 194 £55,000 +4.76% 22
East of England -6 174 £55,000 +21.54% 23
Manchester +3 163 £47,500 +5.55% 46
Glasgow +9 151 £49,750 -9.54% 21
West Yorkshire 0 149 £50,000 +16.27% 40
East Midlands +62 139 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Reading +61 116 £57,500 +4.54% 16
West Midlands +4 116 £50,000 +5.26% 23
Bristol +22 113 £40,000 +22.85% 45
Surrey -4 97 £52,500 -4.54% 14
Cheshire +33 93 £50,000 +17.64% 19
Birmingham -4 93 £52,500 +5.00% 9
Northamptonshire +19 79 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Northampton +28 74 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Leeds -29 74 £50,000 +17.64% 18
Hampshire +18 71 £55,000 +4.76% 11
Buckinghamshire -13 67 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Essex +36 62 £57,500 +23.65% 10
South Yorkshire +18 61 £38,500 +22.22% 3
Sheffield +9 59 £38,500 +22.22% 3
Wiltshire +9 57 £45,000 +16.88% 19

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9699 (66.60%) Finance
2 3299 (22.65%) SQL
3 3291 (22.60%) Investment Banking
4 3171 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
5 3118 (21.41%) Retail
6 2731 (18.75%) Java
7 2101 (14.43%) Oracle
8 2023 (13.89%) Degree
9 1864 (12.80%) Project Management
10 1791 (12.30%) Windows
11 1765 (12.12%) Telecoms
12 1759 (12.08%) SQL Server
13 1648 (11.32%) C#
14 1618 (11.11%) Microsoft
15 1596 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
16 1563 (10.73%) .NET
17 1539 (10.57%) UNIX
18 1493 (10.25%) Linux
19 1448 (9.94%) Stakeholder Management
20 1233 (8.47%) SDLC
21 1212 (8.32%) Business Analysis
22 1102 (7.57%) Front Office
23 1047 (7.19%) MS Excel
24 983 (6.75%) Scrum
25 974 (6.69%) ITIL
26 967 (6.64%) HTML
27 966 (6.63%) Retail Banking
28 958 (6.58%) JavaScript
29 908 (6.23%) QA
30 834 (5.73%) PRINCE2

Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 536 (3.68%) WebSphere
2 339 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 280 (1.92%) SAS
4 214 (1.47%) MS Exchange
5 210 (1.44%) JBoss
6 203 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
7 187 (1.28%) IIS
8 174 (1.19%) Tomcat
9 172 (1.18%) WebLogic
10 165 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
11 162 (1.11%) Apache
12 107 (0.73%) CICS
13 101 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
14 90 (0.62%) Apache Pig
15 89 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 76 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
17 75 (0.52%) MQSeries
18 68 (0.47%) Confluence
19 63 (0.43%) Apache Spark
20 60 (0.41%) CMS
Applications
1 1047 (7.19%) MS Excel
2 493 (3.39%) MS Office
3 194 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 158 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 132 (0.91%) MS Project
6 48 (0.33%) SPSS
7 37 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 32 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 25 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 21 (0.14%) InfoPath
11 16 (0.11%) PowerPivot
12 7 (0.048%) Open Workbench
13 6 (0.041%) Fireworks
14 5 (0.034%) Mathematica
15 4 (0.027%) FrameMaker
15 4 (0.027%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 4 (0.027%) GNU Octave
15 4 (0.027%) Mingle
16 3 (0.021%) InDesign
17 2 (0.014%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 102 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 90 (0.62%) Temenos T24
3 63 (0.43%) SAP FI
4 62 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
4 62 (0.43%) SAP CO
5 52 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
6 41 (0.28%) ION MarketView
7 35 (0.24%) Finacle
8 34 (0.23%) Summit
9 33 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
10 32 (0.22%) Markit EDM
11 29 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
11 29 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
12 27 (0.19%) Cognos TM1
13 26 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
14 23 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
15 22 (0.15%) SAP BPC
15 22 (0.15%) Hyperion Enterprise
16 21 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
16 21 (0.14%) ACBS
Cloud Services
1 194 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 146 (1.00%) SaaS
3 95 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 56 (0.38%) Office 365
5 52 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 50 (0.34%) PaaS
7 45 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 36 (0.25%) IaaS
9 26 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
10 15 (0.10%) GitHub
11 11 (0.076%) Google Analytics
12 8 (0.055%) Force.com
13 6 (0.041%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (0.034%) SuccessFactors
14 5 (0.034%) IBM Blueworks
15 4 (0.027%) Google Compute Engine
15 4 (0.027%) Google Cloud Platform
15 4 (0.027%) Google Apps
16 3 (0.021%) Amazon S3
16 3 (0.021%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 394 (2.71%) Firewall
2 373 (2.56%) Internet
3 307 (2.11%) TCP/IP
4 216 (1.48%) LAN
5 209 (1.44%) WAN
6 202 (1.39%) SAN
7 165 (1.13%) DNS
8 140 (0.96%) VoIP
9 136 (0.93%) Network Security
10 118 (0.81%) SSL
11 113 (0.78%) VPN
12 112 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
13 93 (0.64%) Multicast
14 89 (0.61%) HTTP
15 84 (0.58%) DHCP
16 83 (0.57%) EIGRP
17 82 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
18 81 (0.56%) OSPF
19 79 (0.54%) BGP
20 70 (0.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1759 (12.08%) SQL Server
2 652 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
3 567 (3.89%) Relational Database
4 452 (3.10%) Oracle Database
5 444 (3.05%) Big Data
6 411 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 386 (2.65%) DB2
8 340 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 328 (2.25%) RDBMS
10 322 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 283 (1.94%) Hadoop
12 208 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 191 (1.31%) MySQL
14 178 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
15 176 (1.21%) NoSQL
16 161 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
17 129 (0.89%) QlikView
18 120 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
19 103 (0.71%) Apache Hive
20 94 (0.65%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 286 (1.96%) Subversion
2 281 (1.93%) JIRA
3 254 (1.74%) Git (software)
4 216 (1.48%) Jenkins
5 197 (1.35%) Selenium
6 189 (1.30%) Maven
7 184 (1.26%) NUnit
8 140 (0.96%) Visual Studio
8 140 (0.96%) Eclipse
9 127 (0.87%) TeamCity
10 126 (0.87%) JUnit
11 121 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 114 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
13 113 (0.78%) Moq
14 89 (0.61%) WebDriver
15 87 (0.60%) Ant
16 84 (0.58%) Cucumber
17 80 (0.55%) MSTest
18 75 (0.52%) HP UFT
19 65 (0.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 9699 (66.60%) Finance
2 3291 (22.60%) Investment Banking
3 3118 (21.41%) Retail
4 1765 (12.12%) Telecoms
5 1102 (7.57%) Front Office
6 966 (6.63%) Retail Banking
7 522 (3.58%) Financial Institution
8 500 (3.43%) Back Office
9 417 (2.86%) Legal
10 338 (2.32%) Marketing
11 265 (1.82%) Games
12 195 (1.34%) Corporate Banking
13 168 (1.15%) Advertising
14 157 (1.08%) Manufacturing
15 141 (0.97%) Private Banking
16 135 (0.93%) General Ledger
17 134 (0.92%) International Banking
18 108 (0.74%) Law
19 91 (0.62%) French Language
20 87 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3374 (23.17%) Analyst
2 3032 (20.82%) Developer
3 1642 (11.28%) Business Analyst
4 1089 (7.48%) Project Manager
5 1024 (7.03%) Architect
6 983 (6.75%) Consultant
7 779 (5.35%) Java Developer
8 558 (3.83%) C# Developer
9 545 (3.74%) Senior Developer
10 507 (3.48%) .NET Developer
11 478 (3.28%) Support Analyst
12 474 (3.25%) Banking Business Analyst
13 412 (2.83%) Applications Support
14 368 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
15 367 (2.52%) Senior Analyst
16 324 (2.22%) DBA
17 321 (2.20%) Administrator
18 319 (2.19%) Junior
19 285 (1.96%) Test Analyst
20 249 (1.71%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1563 (10.73%) .NET
2 967 (6.64%) HTML
3 832 (5.71%) XML
4 644 (4.42%) ASP.NET
5 640 (4.39%) Web Services
6 511 (3.51%) CSS
7 498 (3.42%) Spring
8 477 (3.28%) HTML5
9 474 (3.25%) WCF
10 438 (3.01%) WPF
11 430 (2.95%) Middleware
12 357 (2.45%) .NET Framework
13 339 (2.33%) J2EE
14 309 (2.12%) jQuery
14 309 (2.12%) ASP.NET MVC
15 295 (2.03%) SOAP
16 254 (1.74%) REST
17 243 (1.67%) Hibernate
18 235 (1.61%) AngularJS
19 213 (1.46%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1596 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 758 (5.20%) Computer Science
3 639 (4.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 617 (4.24%) Derivative
5 555 (3.81%) Equities
6 531 (3.65%) Management Information System
7 459 (3.15%) Fixed Income
8 363 (2.49%) Mathematics
9 357 (2.45%) Data Centre
10 305 (2.09%) Online Banking
11 295 (2.03%) Mobile Banking
12 283 (1.94%) SWIFT
12 283 (1.94%) Credit Risk
13 272 (1.87%) Hedge funds
14 264 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
15 229 (1.57%) Mainframe
16 218 (1.50%) User Experience
17 213 (1.46%) Blackberry
18 208 (1.43%) Mobile App
19 204 (1.40%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1791 (12.30%) Windows
2 1539 (10.57%) UNIX
3 1493 (10.25%) Linux
4 278 (1.91%) Windows 7
5 255 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 254 (1.74%) Solaris
7 238 (1.63%) Android
8 237 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 226 (1.55%) Apple iOS
10 206 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 103 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 102 (0.70%) zOS
13 99 (0.68%) Windows XP
14 95 (0.65%) AIX
15 56 (0.38%) Windows 8
16 31 (0.21%) Ubuntu
17 25 (0.17%) SUSE
18 23 (0.16%) CentOS
19 18 (0.12%) Debian
20 16 (0.11%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3171 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
2 1864 (12.80%) Project Management
3 1448 (9.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 1233 (8.47%) SDLC
5 1212 (8.32%) Business Analysis
6 983 (6.75%) Scrum
7 974 (6.69%) ITIL
8 834 (5.73%) PRINCE2
9 796 (5.47%) TDD
10 770 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
11 730 (5.01%) Mentoring
12 728 (5.00%) OO
13 727 (4.99%) Analytics
14 724 (4.97%) Risk Management
15 715 (4.91%) Change Management
16 624 (4.28%) Waterfall
17 581 (3.99%) MVC
18 566 (3.89%) User Acceptance Testing
19 556 (3.82%) E-Commerce
20 513 (3.52%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3299 (22.65%) SQL
2 2731 (18.75%) Java
3 1648 (11.32%) C#
4 958 (6.58%) JavaScript
5 636 (4.37%) C++
6 570 (3.91%) Python
7 496 (3.41%) C
8 466 (3.20%) Perl
9 443 (3.04%) PL/SQL
10 310 (2.13%) T-SQL
11 289 (1.98%) Shell Script
12 268 (1.84%) PowerShell
13 227 (1.56%) VBA
14 201 (1.38%) Bash Shell
15 184 (1.26%) PHP
16 145 (1.00%) VB
17 137 (0.94%) COBOL
18 134 (0.92%) Scala
19 95 (0.65%) Ruby
20 85 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 2023 (13.89%) Degree
2 472 (3.24%) ISEB
3 340 (2.33%) PMI Certification
4 259 (1.78%) CISSP
5 240 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
6 211 (1.45%) ISTQB
7 206 (1.41%) PMP
8 177 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 161 (1.11%) CCNP
10 154 (1.06%) CISA
11 128 (0.88%) CCNA
12 121 (0.83%) CISM
13 116 (0.80%) Security Cleared
14 109 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 97 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
16 89 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 88 (0.60%) MCSE
18 83 (0.57%) SC Cleared
19 70 (0.48%) CCSE
20 66 (0.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 908 (6.23%) QA
2 273 (1.87%) SLA
3 158 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 140 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 137 (0.94%) EMIR
6 127 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
7 111 (0.76%) MiFID
8 100 (0.69%) Data Quality
9 87 (0.60%) FATCA
10 82 (0.56%) CRD IV
11 78 (0.54%) PCI DSS
12 67 (0.46%) COBIT
13 59 (0.41%) Solvency II
14 57 (0.39%) Basel II
15 56 (0.38%) ISO 9001
16 53 (0.36%) Basel III
17 29 (0.20%) COREP
18 24 (0.16%) FINREP
19 16 (0.11%) ISO 8583
20 9 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 529 (3.63%) Active Directory
2 294 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 125 (0.86%) XenApp
4 117 (0.80%) vSphere
5 111 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
6 72 (0.49%) NFS
7 45 (0.31%) RACF
8 44 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 36 (0.25%) HDFS
10 34 (0.23%) VMware ESX
11 31 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 30 (0.21%) SRDF
13 28 (0.19%) Hyper-V
14 25 (0.17%) UAG
15 22 (0.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 21 (0.14%) ACF2
17 20 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
18 19 (0.13%) Apache Flume
19 17 (0.12%) Samba
20 16 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 173 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
2 143 (0.98%) Puppet
3 122 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
4 121 (0.83%) SCCM
5 106 (0.73%) Nagios
6 102 (0.70%) Tivoli
7 84 (0.58%) Data Guard
8 63 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
9 39 (0.27%) Control-M
10 38 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
11 37 (0.25%) TeamSite
12 31 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 30 (0.21%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 29 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
14 29 (0.20%) CA Endevor
15 28 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
16 25 (0.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
17 22 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 19 (0.13%) ZABBIX
19 17 (0.12%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 2101 (14.43%) Oracle
2 1618 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 672 (4.61%) IBM
4 503 (3.45%) Cisco
5 437 (3.00%) VMware
6 358 (2.46%) SAP
7 351 (2.41%) HP
8 292 (2.01%) Sybase
9 265 (1.82%) Red Hat
10 262 (1.80%) Business Objects
11 253 (1.74%) Citrix
12 192 (1.32%) Bloomberg
13 172 (1.18%) Informatica
14 169 (1.16%) Reuters
14 169 (1.16%) CheckPoint
15 153 (1.05%) TIBCO
16 151 (1.04%) Teradata
17 130 (0.89%) EMC
18 112 (0.77%) F5
19 105 (0.72%) Cognos
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