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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 32 32 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing Banking 7046 7085 7215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.19% 6.55% 6.28%
As % of the General category 14.25% 14.71% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5499 5892 6003
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £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
49461 48154 51850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.47% 44.51% 45.11%
Number of salaries quoted 38690 38408 42708
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 £42,500 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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
(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 6520 £60,000 - 1157
London -2 4572 £62,500 -3.84% 740
City of London -5 1430 £62,500 - 280
South East +51 514 £50,000 - 95
Scotland +2 433 £48,000 -4.00% 73
North West +45 359 £50,000 +3.09% 77
South West +57 300 £45,000 +20.00% 101
East of England +57 241 £52,500 +10.52% 35
Berkshire +99 231 £50,000 - 34
Edinburgh 0 229 £48,000 -4.00% 53
Manchester +46 214 £50,000 +2.04% 39
Yorkshire +10 202 £42,500 -5.55% 45
Glasgow +2 146 £52,500 +5.00% 18
West Midlands -32 139 £52,250 +10.00% 34
Reading +67 130 £55,000 +12.82% 18
Surrey -16 119 £51,250 -2.38% 20
West Yorkshire -11 118 £45,000 +3.44% 32
Birmingham -14 111 £55,000 +15.78% 16
Hertfordshire +28 107 £52,000 -0.47% 8
Bristol +59 101 £42,500 +13.33% 51
East Midlands +47 99 £60,000 +10.09% 23
Cheshire +17 98 £47,500 -2.06% 31
Northamptonshire +2 77 £60,000 +9.09% 17
North East +33 73 £40,000 -16.66% 5
Northampton +1 71 £60,000 +9.09% 12
Wiltshire +36 64 £38,500 -9.41% 22
Leeds -36 62 £45,000 +3.44% 7
Buckinghamshire +30 61 £45,250 +2.84% 19
Dorset +26 60 £65,000 +30.00% 3
Essex +15 60 £60,000 +9.09% 10

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 9251 (66.28%) Finance
2 3809 (27.29%) Investment Banking
3 3346 (23.97%) SQL
4 2957 (21.18%) Java
5 2839 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
6 2257 (16.17%) Retail
7 2029 (14.54%) Degree
8 2026 (14.51%) Oracle
9 1970 (14.11%) SQL Server
10 1945 (13.93%) C#
11 1756 (12.58%) .NET
12 1674 (11.99%) UNIX
13 1660 (11.89%) Windows
14 1617 (11.58%) Project Management
15 1399 (10.02%) Linux
16 1350 (9.67%) Telecoms
17 1321 (9.46%) Front Office
18 1301 (9.32%) Microsoft
19 1245 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
20 1236 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
21 997 (7.14%) HTML
22 954 (6.83%) Scrum
23 916 (6.56%) JavaScript
24 911 (6.53%) ITIL
25 908 (6.51%) OO
26 901 (6.46%) C++
27 886 (6.35%) MS Excel
28 882 (6.32%) XML
29 855 (6.13%) Business Analysis
30 854 (6.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 428 (3.07%) WebSphere
2 377 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 265 (1.90%) SAS
4 259 (1.86%) WebLogic
5 244 (1.75%) JBoss
6 224 (1.60%) MS Exchange
7 213 (1.53%) IIS
8 203 (1.45%) Apache
9 202 (1.45%) Tomcat
10 140 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 135 (0.97%) CICS
12 130 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
13 120 (0.86%) MQSeries
14 109 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
15 104 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
16 96 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
17 74 (0.53%) CMS
18 72 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 71 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
20 50 (0.36%) Node.js
Applications
1 886 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 542 (3.88%) MS Office
3 221 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 165 (1.18%) MS Project
5 138 (0.99%) MS Visio
6 38 (0.27%) SPSS
7 21 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 18 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 16 (0.11%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.036%) Stata
11 4 (0.029%) SmartSuite
11 4 (0.029%) Mingle
12 3 (0.021%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.021%) 3ds Max
12 3 (0.021%) NASTRAN
13 2 (0.014%) Open Workbench
13 2 (0.014%) PrintSoft PReS
13 2 (0.014%) Simulink
13 2 (0.014%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 117 (0.84%) SAP FI
2 116 (0.83%) SAP CO
2 116 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
3 87 (0.62%) Temenos T24
4 67 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 42 (0.30%) Markit EDM
6 41 (0.29%) SAP BPC
7 40 (0.29%) Finacle
8 37 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
9 36 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
10 33 (0.24%) Kondor+
11 32 (0.23%) Summit
12 31 (0.22%) SAP R/3
13 25 (0.18%) BASE24
14 21 (0.15%) FLEXCUBE
14 21 (0.15%) RMDS
15 18 (0.13%) Cognos TM1
16 15 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
17 14 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
17 14 (0.10%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 150 (1.07%) SaaS
2 59 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (0.32%) Office 365
4 25 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
6 14 (0.10%) PaaS
7 12 (0.086%) IaaS
8 9 (0.064%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (0.050%) Force.com
10 5 (0.036%) GitHub
11 1 (0.007%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.007%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.007%) Google Compute Engine
11 1 (0.007%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.007%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 301 (2.16%) Internet
1 301 (2.16%) Firewall
2 266 (1.91%) TCP/IP
3 253 (1.81%) SAN
4 228 (1.63%) LAN
5 213 (1.53%) DNS
6 207 (1.48%) WAN
7 123 (0.88%) VPN
8 111 (0.80%) DHCP
9 106 (0.76%) LDAP
10 98 (0.70%) BGP
11 88 (0.63%) Intranet
12 87 (0.62%) SSL
13 81 (0.58%) Wireless
14 78 (0.56%) EIGRP
15 74 (0.53%) OSPF
16 67 (0.48%) Network Security
16 67 (0.48%) Multicast
17 62 (0.44%) HTTP
18 60 (0.43%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1970 (14.11%) SQL Server
2 728 (5.22%) Data Warehouse
3 587 (4.21%) Relational Database
4 452 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 399 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 338 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 313 (2.24%) RDBMS
8 308 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 301 (2.16%) DB2
10 288 (2.06%) Big Data
11 267 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 212 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
13 189 (1.35%) Hadoop
14 172 (1.23%) NoSQL
15 153 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
16 143 (1.02%) Data Mining
17 137 (0.98%) OLAP
17 137 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
18 124 (0.89%) QlikView
19 123 (0.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 290 (2.08%) Subversion
2 245 (1.76%) Maven
3 221 (1.58%) JIRA
4 203 (1.45%) JUnit
5 175 (1.25%) Eclipse
6 164 (1.17%) NUnit
7 158 (1.13%) Visual Studio
8 141 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
9 140 (1.00%) Jenkins
10 137 (0.98%) QuickTest Pro
11 135 (0.97%) Selenium
12 120 (0.86%) Git (software)
13 115 (0.82%) Rhino Mocks
14 104 (0.75%) Ant
15 97 (0.69%) Moq
16 82 (0.59%) MSTest
17 63 (0.45%) ClearCase
18 62 (0.44%) LoadRunner
19 56 (0.40%) TeamCity
20 50 (0.36%) WebDriver
General
1 9251 (66.28%) Finance
2 3809 (27.29%) Investment Banking
3 2257 (16.17%) Retail
4 1350 (9.67%) Telecoms
5 1321 (9.46%) Front Office
6 819 (5.87%) Retail Banking
7 468 (3.35%) Back Office
8 383 (2.74%) Legal
9 362 (2.59%) Financial Institution
10 338 (2.42%) Marketing
11 206 (1.48%) Manufacturing
12 187 (1.34%) Advertising
13 182 (1.30%) Games
14 156 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
15 131 (0.94%) Law
16 109 (0.78%) Billing
17 107 (0.77%) International Banking
18 102 (0.73%) French Language
19 98 (0.70%) General Ledger
20 94 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3711 (26.59%) Developer
2 2880 (20.63%) Analyst
3 1339 (9.59%) Business Analyst
4 1216 (8.71%) Java Developer
5 1031 (7.39%) Architect
6 993 (7.11%) Consultant
7 901 (6.46%) Project Manager
8 640 (4.59%) C# Developer
9 582 (4.17%) Senior Developer
10 473 (3.39%) .NET Developer
11 454 (3.25%) Applications Support
12 447 (3.20%) Support Analyst
13 392 (2.81%) Banking Business Analyst
14 377 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
15 353 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
16 349 (2.50%) Junior
17 287 (2.06%) Team Leader
18 273 (1.96%) Senior Manager
19 265 (1.90%) C# .NET Developer
20 263 (1.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1756 (12.58%) .NET
2 997 (7.14%) HTML
3 882 (6.32%) XML
4 753 (5.39%) ASP.NET
5 633 (4.54%) Spring
6 628 (4.50%) CSS
7 592 (4.24%) J2EE
8 586 (4.20%) Web Services
9 502 (3.60%) WPF
10 485 (3.47%) WCF
11 441 (3.16%) Middleware
12 422 (3.02%) HTML5
13 364 (2.61%) Hibernate
14 346 (2.48%) jQuery
15 345 (2.47%) .NET Framework
16 318 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC
17 219 (1.57%) Java EE
18 209 (1.50%) SOAP
19 198 (1.42%) WinForms
20 197 (1.41%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1245 (8.92%) Analytical Skills
2 854 (6.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 776 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 747 (5.35%) Derivative
5 613 (4.39%) Fixed Income
6 605 (4.33%) Equities
7 383 (2.74%) Mathematics
8 378 (2.71%) Credit Risk
9 310 (2.22%) Market Risk
9 310 (2.22%) Hedge funds
10 293 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
11 289 (2.07%) Mainframe
12 270 (1.93%) Management Information System
13 253 (1.81%) User Experience
14 246 (1.76%) Mobile Banking
15 244 (1.75%) SWIFT
16 213 (1.53%) Client/Server
17 212 (1.52%) Open Source
18 211 (1.51%) Data Structures
19 195 (1.40%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1674 (11.99%) UNIX
2 1660 (11.89%) Windows
3 1399 (10.02%) Linux
4 300 (2.15%) Solaris
5 274 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 257 (1.84%) Windows 7
7 229 (1.64%) Android
8 212 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 197 (1.41%) Windows XP
10 173 (1.24%) Apple iOS
11 168 (1.20%) AIX
12 145 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 95 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
14 65 (0.47%) Windows 8
15 45 (0.32%) HPUX
16 39 (0.28%) zOS
17 27 (0.19%) CentOS
18 25 (0.18%) Debian
19 24 (0.17%) Ubuntu
20 21 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2839 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1617 (11.58%) Project Management
3 1236 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 954 (6.83%) Scrum
5 911 (6.53%) ITIL
6 908 (6.51%) OO
7 855 (6.13%) Business Analysis
8 808 (5.79%) TDD
9 763 (5.47%) Risk Management
10 707 (5.07%) Multithreading
11 698 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
12 673 (4.82%) PRINCE2
13 645 (4.62%) Change Management
14 642 (4.60%) MVC
15 623 (4.46%) Software Engineering
16 585 (4.19%) Mentoring
17 561 (4.02%) ETL
18 544 (3.90%) UML
19 543 (3.89%) Analytics
20 522 (3.74%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3346 (23.97%) SQL
2 2957 (21.18%) Java
3 1945 (13.93%) C#
4 916 (6.56%) JavaScript
5 901 (6.46%) C++
6 566 (4.06%) Python
7 483 (3.46%) Perl
8 379 (2.72%) PL/SQL
9 354 (2.54%) C
10 333 (2.39%) T-SQL
11 331 (2.37%) Shell Script
12 277 (1.98%) VBA
13 221 (1.58%) PowerShell
14 193 (1.38%) PHP
15 163 (1.17%) VB
16 157 (1.12%) COBOL
17 150 (1.07%) Ruby
18 118 (0.85%) Bash Shell
19 116 (0.83%) VB.NET
20 89 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2029 (14.54%) Degree
2 442 (3.17%) ISEB
3 225 (1.61%) CISSP
4 215 (1.54%) PMI Certification
5 204 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
5 204 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 141 (1.01%) CISA
7 137 (0.98%) Security Cleared
8 136 (0.97%) CISM
9 131 (0.94%) CCNP
10 119 (0.85%) ISTQB
11 118 (0.85%) SC Cleared
12 101 (0.72%) CCNA
13 100 (0.72%) PMP
14 97 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 95 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 89 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
17 77 (0.55%) CCA
18 76 (0.54%) MCP
19 63 (0.45%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 811 (5.81%) QA
2 253 (1.81%) SLA
3 137 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 131 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 91 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 80 (0.57%) ISO 9001
7 78 (0.56%) Basel III
8 69 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
9 65 (0.47%) EMIR
10 64 (0.46%) Data Quality
11 63 (0.45%) ISO 8583
12 54 (0.39%) COBIT
13 50 (0.36%) Basel II
14 41 (0.29%) FATCA
15 39 (0.28%) CRD IV
16 37 (0.27%) COREP
17 32 (0.23%) Solvency II
18 28 (0.20%) MiFID
19 24 (0.17%) FINREP
20 15 (0.11%) IAS 39
System Software
1 535 (3.83%) Active Directory
2 286 (2.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 170 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
4 105 (0.75%) XenApp
5 97 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
6 88 (0.63%) NFS
7 62 (0.44%) vSphere
8 60 (0.43%) XenDesktop
9 58 (0.42%) VMware ESX
10 39 (0.28%) Hyper-V
11 38 (0.27%) HDFS
12 32 (0.23%) Apache Flume
13 30 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 26 (0.19%) SRDF
15 25 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
16 23 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 21 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
18 20 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 18 (0.13%) RACF
20 17 (0.12%) Samba
Systems Management
1 149 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
2 111 (0.80%) Tivoli
3 104 (0.75%) Data Guard
4 101 (0.72%) SCCM
5 80 (0.57%) Puppet
6 73 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
7 72 (0.52%) Control-M
8 54 (0.39%) NetBackup
9 47 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 44 (0.32%) Nagios
11 43 (0.31%) OpenView
12 38 (0.27%) SCOM
13 37 (0.27%) CA Endevor
14 32 (0.23%) BMC PATROL
15 31 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
16 30 (0.21%) Tivoli Monitoring
17 29 (0.21%) Ambari
17 29 (0.21%) Oozie
18 26 (0.19%) WSUS
19 25 (0.18%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 2026 (14.51%) Oracle
2 1301 (9.32%) Microsoft
3 470 (3.37%) IBM
4 390 (2.79%) Sybase
5 382 (2.74%) HP
6 370 (2.65%) VMware
7 369 (2.64%) SAP
8 353 (2.53%) Cisco
9 304 (2.18%) Red Hat
10 281 (2.01%) Citrix
11 263 (1.88%) Business Objects
12 184 (1.32%) TIBCO
13 173 (1.24%) Bloomberg
14 148 (1.06%) Informatica
15 135 (0.97%) Reuters
16 132 (0.95%) Sun
17 131 (0.94%) Cognos
18 129 (0.92%) Teradata
19 128 (0.92%) EMC
20 121 (0.87%) Juniper
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