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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 34 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Banking 6933 7136 8009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.93% 6.56% 6.79%
As % of the General category 13.48% 14.85% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5672 5641 6793
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.15% -5.00%
General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
51449 48047 52823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.01% 44.19% 44.81%
Number of salaries quoted 39911 37845 44499
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 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -4 6422 £60,000 - 1107
London -4 4761 £65,000 +4.00% 760
City of London -5 1681 £62,500 +4.16% 357
South East +51 542 £52,500 +10.52% 96
Scotland +1 379 £48,000 -4.00% 70
South West +43 253 £42,500 -5.55% 95
North West +44 247 £46,750 -6.50% 49
Edinburgh +1 197 £47,500 -5.00% 33
Yorkshire -13 189 £42,500 -5.55% 40
East of England +69 184 £48,500 +14.11% 25
Manchester +66 166 £45,000 -6.25% 26
Berkshire +80 156 £52,500 +16.66% 42
Surrey +2 153 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Glasgow -8 140 £55,000 +4.76% 24
West Yorkshire -23 126 £43,000 -4.44% 31
Leeds -22 101 £42,500 +6.25% 13
West Midlands -34 99 £50,000 - 17
Buckinghamshire +22 96 £44,500 +3.48% 21
Hertfordshire +33 88 £52,500 +25.00% 11
Birmingham -21 80 £52,500 +5.00% 16
Bristol +34 68 £35,500 -5.33% 51
East Midlands +3 64 £45,000 -14.28% 12
Cheshire -14 64 £45,000 -18.18% 19
Wiltshire +33 63 £42,500 -22.72% 18
Dorset +4 62 £52,500 +5.00% 9
Reading +22 57 £55,000 +25.71% 22
Milton Keynes +3 56 £47,500 +10.46% 9
Swindon +19 49 £42,500 -22.72% 11
Northamptonshire -12 49 £45,000 -25.00% 8
Newbury +41 48 £51,250 +13.88% 9

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9342 (66.80%) Finance
2 4070 (29.10%) Investment Banking
3 3415 (24.42%) SQL
4 2973 (21.26%) Java
5 2166 (15.49%) Degree
6 2039 (14.58%) Oracle
7 1944 (13.90%) SQL Server
8 1928 (13.79%) C#
9 1846 (13.20%) Retail
10 1812 (12.96%) .NET
11 1717 (12.28%) Project Management
12 1708 (12.21%) UNIX
13 1620 (11.58%) Windows
14 1431 (10.23%) Linux
15 1330 (9.51%) Front Office
16 1317 (9.42%) Microsoft
17 1280 (9.15%) Telecoms
18 1274 (9.11%) Stakeholder Management
19 1154 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
20 1111 (7.94%) Business Analysis
21 1019 (7.29%) HTML
22 949 (6.79%) C++
23 947 (6.77%) OO
24 915 (6.54%) Scrum
25 890 (6.36%) MS Excel
26 889 (6.36%) TDD
27 876 (6.26%) JavaScript
28 840 (6.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
29 830 (5.93%) ITIL
30 819 (5.86%) Computer Science

Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 465 (3.32%) WebSphere
2 374 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 286 (2.04%) SAS
4 257 (1.84%) WebLogic
5 218 (1.56%) IIS
6 199 (1.42%) MS Exchange
7 167 (1.19%) Tomcat
8 161 (1.15%) Apache
9 132 (0.94%) MQSeries
10 129 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
11 128 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
12 112 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
13 110 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
14 83 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
15 66 (0.47%) TIBCO EMS
16 64 (0.46%) CICS
17 63 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
18 60 (0.43%) CMS
19 59 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 56 (0.40%) Node.js
Applications
1 890 (6.36%) MS Excel
2 528 (3.78%) MS Office
3 259 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 190 (1.36%) MS Project
5 163 (1.17%) MS Visio
6 35 (0.25%) SPSS
7 30 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 28 (0.20%) Photoshop
9 10 (0.072%) Acrobat
9 10 (0.072%) InfoPath
9 10 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.043%) Fireworks
11 5 (0.036%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.021%) Stata
12 3 (0.021%) Mathematica
13 2 (0.014%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.007%) ArcView
14 1 (0.007%) InDesign
14 1 (0.007%) Doxygen
14 1 (0.007%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 75 (0.54%) Temenos T24
2 65 (0.46%) SAP FI
3 62 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
3 62 (0.44%) SAP CO
3 62 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 58 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
5 42 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 36 (0.26%) Summit
7 31 (0.22%) Markit EDM
8 24 (0.17%) SAP BPC
9 22 (0.16%) RMDS
9 22 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
9 22 (0.16%) Kondor+
10 20 (0.14%) FLEXCUBE
10 20 (0.14%) Finacle
11 19 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
11 19 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
11 19 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
12 18 (0.13%) BASE24
12 18 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 138 (0.99%) SaaS
2 48 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (0.21%) Office 365
4 20 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (0.11%) GitHub
5 15 (0.11%) IaaS
6 14 (0.10%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (0.10%) PaaS
7 11 (0.079%) IBM Blueworks
8 6 (0.043%) Force.com
9 4 (0.029%) SuccessFactors
10 2 (0.014%) ElastiCache
10 2 (0.014%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.014%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.007%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.007%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 343 (2.45%) Internet
2 316 (2.26%) Firewall
3 265 (1.89%) SAN
4 245 (1.75%) TCP/IP
5 174 (1.24%) LAN
5 174 (1.24%) WAN
6 162 (1.16%) DNS
7 103 (0.74%) VPN
8 97 (0.69%) BGP
9 83 (0.59%) Intranet
9 83 (0.59%) SMS
10 74 (0.53%) DHCP
11 72 (0.51%) LDAP
11 72 (0.51%) NAS
12 70 (0.50%) EIGRP
13 66 (0.47%) Multicast
14 63 (0.45%) HTTP
15 62 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
16 58 (0.41%) Network Security
16 58 (0.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1944 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 696 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
3 692 (4.95%) Relational Database
4 410 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 387 (2.77%) Oracle Database
6 359 (2.57%) RDBMS
7 337 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 314 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 298 (2.13%) DB2
10 258 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 233 (1.67%) Big Data
12 195 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
13 180 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
14 158 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
15 157 (1.12%) NoSQL
16 147 (1.05%) Data Mining
17 145 (1.04%) MySQL
18 143 (1.02%) Hadoop
18 143 (1.02%) QlikView
19 124 (0.89%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 293 (2.09%) Subversion
2 258 (1.84%) JUnit
3 219 (1.57%) Maven
4 215 (1.54%) Visual Studio
5 204 (1.46%) Selenium
6 193 (1.38%) NUnit
7 190 (1.36%) Eclipse
8 178 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
9 173 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 170 (1.22%) JIRA
11 143 (1.02%) Jenkins
12 118 (0.84%) Moq
13 112 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
13 112 (0.80%) Git (software)
14 104 (0.74%) Ant
15 84 (0.60%) MSTest
16 83 (0.59%) TeamCity
17 76 (0.54%) WebDriver
17 76 (0.54%) LoadRunner
18 59 (0.42%) Hudson
General
1 9342 (66.80%) Finance
2 4070 (29.10%) Investment Banking
3 1846 (13.20%) Retail
4 1330 (9.51%) Front Office
5 1280 (9.15%) Telecoms
6 808 (5.78%) Retail Banking
7 581 (4.15%) Back Office
8 427 (3.05%) Financial Institution
9 388 (2.77%) Legal
10 359 (2.57%) Marketing
11 172 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
12 169 (1.21%) Advertising
13 149 (1.07%) Law
14 131 (0.94%) Manufacturing
15 128 (0.92%) Games
15 128 (0.92%) French Language
16 127 (0.91%) International Banking
17 90 (0.64%) Billing
18 82 (0.59%) General Ledger
19 81 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3594 (25.70%) Developer
2 3179 (22.73%) Analyst
3 1648 (11.78%) Business Analyst
4 1188 (8.49%) Java Developer
5 992 (7.09%) Architect
6 978 (6.99%) Project Manager
7 851 (6.08%) Consultant
8 635 (4.54%) C# Developer
9 591 (4.23%) Senior Developer
10 508 (3.63%) .NET Developer
11 470 (3.36%) Banking Business Analyst
12 448 (3.20%) Support Analyst
13 431 (3.08%) Applications Support
14 396 (2.83%) Senior Analyst
15 306 (2.19%) Senior Manager
16 305 (2.18%) Solutions Architect
17 284 (2.03%) C# .NET Developer
18 275 (1.97%) Team Leader
19 273 (1.95%) Senior Java Developer
20 272 (1.94%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1812 (12.96%) .NET
2 1019 (7.29%) HTML
3 799 (5.71%) XML
4 784 (5.61%) ASP.NET
5 602 (4.30%) Spring
6 597 (4.27%) CSS
7 592 (4.23%) Web Services
8 579 (4.14%) WPF
9 573 (4.10%) J2EE
10 546 (3.90%) WCF
11 372 (2.66%) HTML5
12 359 (2.57%) Hibernate
13 357 (2.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 348 (2.49%) jQuery
15 344 (2.46%) .NET Framework
16 342 (2.45%) Middleware
17 256 (1.83%) JMS
18 227 (1.62%) Java EE
19 202 (1.44%) SOAP
20 198 (1.42%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 840 (6.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 819 (5.86%) Computer Science
3 813 (5.81%) Derivative
4 698 (4.99%) Equities
5 634 (4.53%) Fixed Income
6 436 (3.12%) Credit Risk
7 394 (2.82%) Mathematics
8 332 (2.37%) Market Risk
9 325 (2.32%) Mobile Banking
10 307 (2.20%) Hedge funds
11 294 (2.10%) Management Information System
12 284 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
13 278 (1.99%) SWIFT
14 220 (1.57%) Reference Data
15 218 (1.56%) Open Source
15 218 (1.56%) Online Banking
16 216 (1.54%) Mainframe
17 209 (1.49%) Client/Server
18 188 (1.34%) Blackberry
19 174 (1.24%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1708 (12.21%) UNIX
2 1620 (11.58%) Windows
3 1431 (10.23%) Linux
4 306 (2.19%) Solaris
5 259 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 203 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 197 (1.41%) AIX
8 192 (1.37%) Windows 7
9 182 (1.30%) Android
10 169 (1.21%) Windows XP
11 138 (0.99%) Apple iOS
12 111 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 101 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
14 65 (0.46%) zOS
15 55 (0.39%) HPUX
16 45 (0.32%) Windows 8
17 23 (0.16%) CentOS
18 19 (0.14%) NetWare
18 19 (0.14%) Debian
19 17 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1717 (12.28%) Project Management
2 1274 (9.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1154 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1111 (7.94%) Business Analysis
5 947 (6.77%) OO
6 915 (6.54%) Scrum
7 889 (6.36%) TDD
8 830 (5.93%) ITIL
9 808 (5.78%) Risk Management
10 731 (5.23%) Multithreading
11 658 (4.70%) Software Engineering
12 656 (4.69%) PRINCE2
13 653 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
14 650 (4.65%) Change Management
15 620 (4.43%) MVC
16 590 (4.22%) Analytics
17 582 (4.16%) User Acceptance Testing
18 569 (4.07%) UML
19 567 (4.05%) Asset Management
20 517 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3415 (24.42%) SQL
2 2973 (21.26%) Java
3 1928 (13.79%) C#
4 949 (6.79%) C++
5 876 (6.26%) JavaScript
6 519 (3.71%) Python
7 492 (3.52%) Perl
8 397 (2.84%) C
9 340 (2.43%) T-SQL
10 331 (2.37%) Shell Script
11 326 (2.33%) PL/SQL
12 243 (1.74%) VBA
13 221 (1.58%) PowerShell
14 178 (1.27%) VB
15 153 (1.09%) Ruby
16 136 (0.97%) PHP
17 105 (0.75%) VB.NET
18 103 (0.74%) Scala
19 93 (0.66%) Bash Shell
20 73 (0.52%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2166 (15.49%) Degree
2 406 (2.90%) ISEB
3 295 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 259 (1.85%) PMI Certification
5 179 (1.28%) CISSP
6 178 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
7 151 (1.08%) MCP
8 127 (0.91%) CISA
9 126 (0.90%) PMP
10 124 (0.89%) ISTQB
11 121 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
12 118 (0.84%) CCNP
13 113 (0.81%) MCSD
14 111 (0.79%) MCAD
15 106 (0.76%) MCTS
16 96 (0.69%) CISM
17 95 (0.68%) Security Cleared
18 88 (0.63%) CCNA
19 81 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 74 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 765 (5.47%) QA
2 208 (1.49%) SLA
3 134 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 112 (0.80%) Dodd-Frank
5 110 (0.79%) PCI DSS
6 106 (0.76%) EMIR
7 102 (0.73%) Basel III
8 87 (0.62%) COBIT
9 86 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 79 (0.56%) ISO 9001
11 76 (0.54%) Data Quality
12 74 (0.53%) ISO 8583
13 72 (0.51%) FATCA
14 58 (0.41%) Basel II
15 56 (0.40%) MiFID
16 55 (0.39%) Solvency II
17 50 (0.36%) COREP
18 42 (0.30%) CRD IV
19 30 (0.21%) IAS 39
20 23 (0.16%) FINREP
System Software
1 476 (3.40%) Active Directory
2 247 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
4 80 (0.57%) Oracle RMAN
5 76 (0.54%) VMware ESX
6 74 (0.53%) NFS
7 58 (0.41%) vSphere
8 48 (0.34%) XenApp
9 33 (0.24%) Hyper-V
10 29 (0.21%) HDFS
11 28 (0.20%) SRDF
12 26 (0.19%) XenDesktop
13 22 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
14 19 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 19 (0.14%) Apache Flume
15 17 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
16 16 (0.11%) RACF
17 15 (0.11%) Terminal Services
17 15 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 12 (0.086%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 141 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
2 112 (0.80%) Tivoli
3 88 (0.63%) SCCM
4 80 (0.57%) Data Guard
5 56 (0.40%) Puppet
6 53 (0.38%) Nagios
7 48 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
8 44 (0.31%) Control-M
9 42 (0.30%) NetBackup
10 39 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 38 (0.27%) OpenView
12 28 (0.20%) SCOM
13 27 (0.19%) BMC PATROL
14 24 (0.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
15 23 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
16 20 (0.14%) CFEngine
17 18 (0.13%) Oozie
17 18 (0.13%) Ambari
17 18 (0.13%) Netcool
17 18 (0.13%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 2039 (14.58%) Oracle
2 1317 (9.42%) Microsoft
3 488 (3.49%) IBM
4 407 (2.91%) Sybase
5 376 (2.69%) VMware
6 349 (2.50%) HP
7 335 (2.40%) Cisco
8 325 (2.32%) SAP
9 277 (1.98%) Red Hat
10 255 (1.82%) JBoss
11 231 (1.65%) TIBCO
12 225 (1.61%) Citrix
13 197 (1.41%) Business Objects
14 161 (1.15%) Bloomberg
15 139 (0.99%) Informatica
16 137 (0.98%) EMC
17 133 (0.95%) Reuters
18 121 (0.87%) Teradata
19 116 (0.83%) Cognos
20 105 (0.75%) Juniper
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum 15% of salary cash/benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 5-8k car, bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 5-8k car, Pension, Medical, bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
The People Network
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 5-8k car, Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42000 - £52300 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + generous benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago