The first 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 35 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing Banking 7026 6690 8973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.90% 6.06% 7.20%
As % of the General category 13.40% 13.99% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5717 5280 7250
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,783 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% -8.00%
General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
52419 47835 55978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.06% 43.30% 44.90%
Number of salaries quoted 40595 37822 47000
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 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -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 24 April 2014 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 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -5 6564 £60,000 - 398
London -3 5048 £65,000 +4.00% 296
City of London +1 1765 £62,500 +4.16% 116
South East -54 361 £55,000 +17.02% 25
Scotland -5 342 £50,000 - 42
Yorkshire +85 304 £45,250 +3.42% 17
West Yorkshire +91 229 £47,500 +18.75% 14
East of England +67 205 £46,500 +3.33% 12
North West -15 198 £45,000 - 12
South West +65 194 £45,000 +28.57% 17
West Midlands +73 168 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Edinburgh -1 167 £50,000 -4.76% 21
Glasgow -12 147 £50,000 +10.49% 18
Leeds +68 134 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Birmingham +39 132 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Manchester -8 128 £49,500 +15.11% 5
Surrey -6 119 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Hertfordshire +70 112 £44,000 -2.22% 7
Berkshire -30 93 £52,500 +12.90% 8
Bristol +50 71 £37,000 -11.90% 5
Watford +36 71 £40,000 -27.27% 5
Wales +11 62 £38,783 +6.54% 1
South Wales +8 62 £38,783 +6.54% 1
Cardiff +15 61 £38,783 +6.54% 1
Halifax +11 60 £43,000 +11.68% 3
Cheshire +5 59 £42,500 -18.26% 5
South Yorkshire +20 53 £32,500 -40.90% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 50 £48,250 +13.52% 6
Sheffield +10 47 £27,500 -50.00% 1
East Midlands -20 47 £38,500 -23.38% 5

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 8939 (66.00%) Finance
2 4135 (30.53%) Investment Banking
3 3063 (22.62%) SQL
4 2712 (20.03%) Java
5 2173 (16.05%) Degree
6 1935 (14.29%) Oracle
7 1909 (14.10%) C#
8 1815 (13.40%) Retail
9 1782 (13.16%) .NET
10 1670 (12.33%) SQL Server
11 1662 (12.27%) UNIX
12 1650 (12.18%) Project Management
13 1593 (11.76%) Windows
14 1425 (10.52%) Linux
15 1381 (10.20%) Microsoft
16 1324 (9.78%) Front Office
17 1271 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
18 1166 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
19 1109 (8.19%) Business Analysis
20 1087 (8.03%) Telecoms
21 957 (7.07%) Scrum
22 892 (6.59%) C++
23 888 (6.56%) OO
24 884 (6.53%) MS Excel
25 878 (6.48%) TDD
26 875 (6.46%) ITIL
27 865 (6.39%) Derivative
28 857 (6.33%) HTML
29 840 (6.20%) Retail Banking
30 827 (6.11%) Computer Science

Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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
1 441 (3.26%) WebSphere
2 349 (2.58%) SharePoint
3 263 (1.94%) SAS
4 228 (1.68%) WebLogic
5 195 (1.44%) MS Exchange
6 186 (1.37%) IIS
7 157 (1.16%) Tomcat
8 120 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
9 117 (0.86%) MQSeries
10 108 (0.80%) Apache
11 102 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
12 96 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
13 79 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
14 76 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 69 (0.51%) TIBCO EMS
16 55 (0.41%) CMS
17 54 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
18 53 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
19 45 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
20 44 (0.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 884 (6.53%) MS Excel
2 512 (3.78%) MS Office
3 279 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 167 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 153 (1.13%) MS Project
6 37 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 35 (0.26%) SPSS
8 32 (0.24%) Photoshop
9 26 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 12 (0.089%) Acrobat
11 9 (0.066%) Stata
12 5 (0.037%) Fireworks
12 5 (0.037%) InfoPath
13 4 (0.030%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (0.030%) Mathematica
13 4 (0.030%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.007%) S-PLUS
14 1 (0.007%) CorelDRAW
14 1 (0.007%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 103 (0.76%) Temenos T24
2 85 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 69 (0.51%) Summit
4 53 (0.39%) SAP FI
5 51 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
6 46 (0.34%) SAP CO
7 41 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
8 32 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
9 29 (0.21%) FLEXCUBE
10 26 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
11 24 (0.18%) INSURE/90
12 22 (0.16%) BASE24
13 21 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
14 20 (0.15%) Finacle
14 20 (0.15%) RMDS
15 19 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 19 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
15 19 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
16 18 (0.13%) SAP Bank Analyzer
16 18 (0.13%) Kondor+
Cloud Services
1 100 (0.74%) SaaS
2 39 (0.29%) GitHub
3 37 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (0.066%) Office 365
7 8 (0.059%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (0.044%) Force.com
9 4 (0.030%) IaaS
10 3 (0.022%) PaaS
11 2 (0.015%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.015%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.015%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 398 (2.94%) Internet
2 298 (2.20%) TCP/IP
3 265 (1.96%) Firewall
4 242 (1.79%) SAN
5 179 (1.32%) DNS
6 141 (1.04%) WAN
7 133 (0.98%) LAN
8 111 (0.82%) LDAP
9 109 (0.80%) VPN
10 90 (0.66%) DHCP
11 87 (0.64%) FTP
12 82 (0.61%) HTTP
13 79 (0.58%) BGP
14 75 (0.55%) Intranet
14 75 (0.55%) NAS
15 66 (0.49%) OSPF
16 61 (0.45%) SSL
17 60 (0.44%) SMS
18 57 (0.42%) Multicast
19 56 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1670 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 616 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 611 (4.51%) Relational Database
4 345 (2.55%) Oracle Database
5 342 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 334 (2.47%) RDBMS
7 314 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 296 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 264 (1.95%) DB2
10 235 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 209 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 194 (1.43%) Big Data
13 146 (1.08%) MySQL
14 142 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
14 142 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
15 126 (0.93%) Data Mining
16 101 (0.75%) QlikView
17 91 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
18 89 (0.66%) OLAP
19 76 (0.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 245 (1.81%) Selenium
2 239 (1.76%) NUnit
3 237 (1.75%) Subversion
4 230 (1.70%) Visual Studio
5 216 (1.59%) Maven
5 216 (1.59%) JUnit
6 173 (1.28%) Eclipse
7 160 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
8 148 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 148 (1.09%) Jenkins
9 137 (1.01%) Rhino Mocks
10 130 (0.96%) Moq
11 127 (0.94%) JIRA
12 119 (0.88%) Git (software)
13 117 (0.86%) Ant
14 109 (0.80%) WebDriver
15 107 (0.79%) TeamCity
16 78 (0.58%) Hudson
17 68 (0.50%) MSTest
18 66 (0.49%) MSBuild
General
1 8939 (66.00%) Finance
2 4135 (30.53%) Investment Banking
3 1815 (13.40%) Retail
4 1324 (9.78%) Front Office
5 1087 (8.03%) Telecoms
6 840 (6.20%) Retail Banking
7 608 (4.49%) Back Office
8 459 (3.39%) Financial Institution
9 456 (3.37%) Marketing
10 402 (2.97%) Legal
11 225 (1.66%) Corporate Banking
12 183 (1.35%) Law
13 176 (1.30%) Manufacturing
14 162 (1.20%) Games
15 139 (1.03%) International Banking
16 110 (0.81%) Advertising
17 105 (0.78%) French Language
18 79 (0.58%) Private Banking
19 78 (0.58%) General Ledger
20 73 (0.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3230 (23.85%) Analyst
2 3217 (23.75%) Developer
3 1669 (12.32%) Business Analyst
4 1068 (7.89%) Architect
5 982 (7.25%) Java Developer
6 934 (6.90%) Project Manager
7 801 (5.91%) Consultant
8 697 (5.15%) C# Developer
9 540 (3.99%) Senior Developer
10 524 (3.87%) Support Analyst
11 490 (3.62%) .NET Developer
12 466 (3.44%) Applications Support
13 438 (3.23%) Banking Business Analyst
14 406 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
15 380 (2.81%) Programmer
16 374 (2.76%) Solutions Architect
17 306 (2.26%) C# .NET Developer
18 280 (2.07%) Administrator
19 260 (1.92%) Senior Manager
20 252 (1.86%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1782 (13.16%) .NET
2 857 (6.33%) HTML
3 737 (5.44%) ASP.NET
4 729 (5.38%) XML
5 616 (4.55%) WPF
6 605 (4.47%) Web Services
7 580 (4.28%) WCF
8 562 (4.15%) J2EE
9 514 (3.80%) Spring
10 475 (3.51%) CSS
11 342 (2.53%) Middleware
12 338 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 337 (2.49%) Hibernate
14 323 (2.38%) .NET Framework
15 310 (2.29%) HTML5
16 303 (2.24%) jQuery
17 245 (1.81%) SOAP
18 242 (1.79%) JMS
19 213 (1.57%) Java EE
20 209 (1.54%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 865 (6.39%) Derivative
2 827 (6.11%) Computer Science
3 778 (5.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 681 (5.03%) Equities
5 552 (4.08%) Fixed Income
6 403 (2.98%) Credit Risk
7 389 (2.87%) Mobile Banking
8 382 (2.82%) Mathematics
9 331 (2.44%) Management Information System
10 330 (2.44%) Hedge funds
11 317 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
12 303 (2.24%) Market Risk
13 252 (1.86%) Blackberry
14 249 (1.84%) SWIFT
15 205 (1.51%) Mobile App
16 191 (1.41%) Reference Data
17 184 (1.36%) Online Banking
18 173 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
19 161 (1.19%) Mainframe
20 160 (1.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1662 (12.27%) UNIX
2 1593 (11.76%) Windows
3 1425 (10.52%) Linux
4 326 (2.41%) Solaris
5 255 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 252 (1.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 228 (1.68%) AIX
8 225 (1.66%) Windows 7
9 177 (1.31%) Windows XP
10 171 (1.26%) Android
11 163 (1.20%) Apple iOS
12 136 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 86 (0.64%) zOS
14 75 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
15 47 (0.35%) SUSE
16 34 (0.25%) Windows 8
17 33 (0.24%) HPUX
18 30 (0.22%) Windows Phone
19 29 (0.21%) CentOS
20 23 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1650 (12.18%) Project Management
2 1271 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
3 1166 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 1109 (8.19%) Business Analysis
5 957 (7.07%) Scrum
6 888 (6.56%) OO
7 878 (6.48%) TDD
8 875 (6.46%) ITIL
9 818 (6.04%) Risk Management
10 644 (4.76%) Software Engineering
11 637 (4.70%) PRINCE2
12 634 (4.68%) Analytics
13 572 (4.22%) E-Commerce
14 570 (4.21%) Change Management
14 570 (4.21%) Multithreading
15 555 (4.10%) User Acceptance Testing
16 554 (4.09%) Business Intelligence
17 549 (4.05%) MVC
18 534 (3.94%) UML
19 495 (3.66%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3063 (22.62%) SQL
2 2712 (20.03%) Java
3 1909 (14.10%) C#
4 892 (6.59%) C++
5 729 (5.38%) JavaScript
6 551 (4.07%) Perl
7 446 (3.29%) Python
8 389 (2.87%) C
9 358 (2.64%) Shell Script
10 301 (2.22%) T-SQL
11 294 (2.17%) PL/SQL
12 265 (1.96%) VBA
13 220 (1.62%) PowerShell
14 155 (1.14%) VB
15 129 (0.95%) Bash Shell
16 104 (0.77%) Ruby
17 88 (0.65%) Scala
18 85 (0.63%) VB.NET
19 75 (0.55%) VBScript
20 67 (0.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2173 (16.05%) Degree
2 407 (3.01%) ISEB
3 313 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 300 (2.22%) PMI Certification
5 192 (1.42%) PMP
6 187 (1.38%) CISSP
7 172 (1.27%) MCP
8 167 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
9 162 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
10 131 (0.97%) MCAD
10 131 (0.97%) MCSD
10 131 (0.97%) ISTQB
11 126 (0.93%) MCTS
12 100 (0.74%) CCNP
12 100 (0.74%) CISM
13 99 (0.73%) CCNA
14 90 (0.66%) CISA
15 66 (0.49%) Security Cleared
16 63 (0.47%) MCSE
17 61 (0.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 759 (5.60%) QA
2 147 (1.09%) SLA
3 133 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 133 (0.98%) COBIT
4 121 (0.89%) Dodd-Frank
5 109 (0.80%) EMIR
6 107 (0.79%) Basel III
7 91 (0.67%) Solvency II
8 76 (0.56%) Data Quality
9 73 (0.54%) ISO 8583
10 68 (0.50%) MiFID
10 68 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 66 (0.49%) FATCA
12 65 (0.48%) ISO 9001
13 62 (0.46%) PCI DSS
14 60 (0.44%) COREP
15 56 (0.41%) Basel II
16 45 (0.33%) CRD IV
17 34 (0.25%) FINREP
18 16 (0.12%) IAS 39
System Software
1 554 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 247 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (0.59%) NFS
4 68 (0.50%) VMware ESX
5 67 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
6 55 (0.41%) vSphere
7 49 (0.36%) XenApp
8 42 (0.31%) Oracle RMAN
9 36 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 28 (0.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 24 (0.18%) SRDF
11 24 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
12 21 (0.16%) Hyper-V
13 20 (0.15%) Veritas File System
13 20 (0.15%) XenDesktop
13 20 (0.15%) RACF
14 17 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
15 16 (0.12%) Terminal Services
16 10 (0.074%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 6 (0.044%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 142 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
2 101 (0.75%) Tivoli
3 79 (0.58%) SCCM
4 70 (0.52%) Puppet
5 57 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
6 53 (0.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 41 (0.30%) Data Guard
7 41 (0.30%) Control-M
8 39 (0.29%) SCOM
9 37 (0.27%) NetBackup
10 32 (0.24%) Nagios
11 28 (0.21%) CFEngine
11 28 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
12 26 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
13 21 (0.16%) OpenView
13 21 (0.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 17 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
15 16 (0.12%) MAILsweeper
16 15 (0.11%) Netcool
17 14 (0.10%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1935 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1381 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 504 (3.72%) IBM
4 399 (2.95%) VMware
5 397 (2.93%) Sybase
6 359 (2.65%) SAP
7 323 (2.38%) Cisco
8 306 (2.26%) HP
9 295 (2.18%) Red Hat
10 254 (1.88%) Citrix
11 240 (1.77%) TIBCO
12 224 (1.65%) Bloomberg
13 221 (1.63%) Business Objects
14 210 (1.55%) JBoss
15 190 (1.40%) Reuters
16 171 (1.26%) EMC
17 142 (1.05%) Informatica
18 141 (1.04%) Sun
19 110 (0.81%) Murex
20 105 (0.78%) Cognizant
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum plus package including bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £43,000 to £65,000 per annum + Competitive package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £85000 - £140000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Resolve Recruitment
Salary: £££ On Experience + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per week + Plus generous benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £48000 - £50000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + plus superb benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £150,000 per annum £100,000 - 150,000 base + strong bonus and gr
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago