The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 63 70 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -16
Permanent jobs citing Banking 34 30 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.60% 2.35% 3.16%
As % of the General category 6.83% 7.59% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 25 28 26
Average salary £30,565 £32,500 £36,600
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.95% -11.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,129 £17,200 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £58,900 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Banking
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

General Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
498 395 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 38.13% 30.96% 30.08%
Number of salaries quoted 410 344 276
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £47,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Banking across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Banking
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Banking across the Wales region.

Banking Salary Trend in Wales

Banking
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Banking across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Banking Salary Histogram in Wales

Banking
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
South Wales +9 34 £30,565 -21.12% 9
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 72 (71.29%) Telecoms
2 66 (65.35%) Degree
3 59 (58.42%) Unit Testing
4 45 (44.55%) SQL
5 39 (38.61%) Java
6 37 (36.63%) J2EE
6 37 (36.63%) Finance
7 35 (34.65%) HTML
7 35 (34.65%) Web Services
7 35 (34.65%) XML
7 35 (34.65%) Hibernate
8 24 (23.76%) RPG
8 24 (23.76%) RPG IV
9 20 (19.80%) Spring
10 16 (15.84%) Billing
10 16 (15.84%) WebSphere
10 16 (15.84%) Eclipse
10 16 (15.84%) IBM
10 16 (15.84%) Struts
10 16 (15.84%) Tomcat
10 16 (15.84%) WebSphere Application Server
10 16 (15.84%) CSS
10 16 (15.84%) Guidewire
11 14 (13.86%) Relational Database
11 14 (13.86%) ISEB
12 13 (12.87%) RDBMS
12 13 (12.87%) JSP
12 13 (12.87%) ISTQB
13 12 (11.88%) INSURE/90
13 12 (11.88%) Migration

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 16 (15.84%) WebSphere Application Server
1 16 (15.84%) Tomcat
1 16 (15.84%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.98%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) MS Project
1 3 (2.97%) MS Office
2 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (11.88%) INSURE/90
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.86%) Relational Database
2 13 (12.87%) RDBMS
3 12 (11.88%) DB2
4 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (15.84%) Eclipse
2 12 (11.88%) Rational Application Developer
3 4 (3.96%) JMeter
4 2 (1.98%) Maven
4 2 (1.98%) JIRA
4 2 (1.98%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.98%) Ant
4 2 (1.98%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.98%) Selenium
5 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.99%) JBehave
5 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.99%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.99%) JUnit
5 1 (0.99%) WATIR
5 1 (0.99%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 72 (71.29%) Telecoms
2 37 (36.63%) Finance
3 16 (15.84%) Billing
4 4 (3.96%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.96%) Retail
5 2 (1.98%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 76 (75.25%) Analyst
2 51 (50.50%) Senior Analyst
3 24 (23.76%) Analyst Programmer
3 24 (23.76%) Programmer
3 24 (23.76%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 24 (23.76%) Senior Programmer
4 12 (11.88%) Test Analyst
5 9 (8.91%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Developer
8 3 (2.97%) Java Developer
8 3 (2.97%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (2.97%) IT Security Officer
8 3 (2.97%) Security Officer
9 2 (1.98%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (1.98%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (1.98%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (1.98%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (1.98%) Test Engineer
9 2 (1.98%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (36.63%) J2EE
2 35 (34.65%) HTML
2 35 (34.65%) Web Services
2 35 (34.65%) XML
2 35 (34.65%) Hibernate
3 20 (19.80%) Spring
4 16 (15.84%) CSS
4 16 (15.84%) Struts
5 13 (12.87%) JSP
6 4 (3.96%) Spring Web Flow
6 4 (3.96%) JPA
6 4 (3.96%) JSF
6 4 (3.96%) Ajax
6 4 (3.96%) Java EE
6 4 (3.96%) REST
7 3 (2.97%) HTML5
7 3 (2.97%) JSON
7 3 (2.97%) SOAP
8 2 (1.98%) RESTful
9 1 (0.99%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.97%) Open Source
2 2 (1.98%) AS400
2 2 (1.98%) Mathematics
2 2 (1.98%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (0.99%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.98%) Windows
1 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
1 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
1 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (58.42%) Unit Testing
2 12 (11.88%) Data Migration
2 12 (11.88%) RAD
2 12 (11.88%) ETL
2 12 (11.88%) Migration
3 10 (9.90%) Scrum
4 9 (8.91%) Automation Testing
5 8 (7.92%) Validation
6 7 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.93%) Project Management
7 4 (3.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.96%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.96%) TDD
7 4 (3.96%) Software Testing
7 4 (3.96%) Load Testing
7 4 (3.96%) Web Development
7 4 (3.96%) User Stories
7 4 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.97%) Test Automation
8 3 (2.97%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.55%) SQL
2 39 (38.61%) Java
3 24 (23.76%) RPG
3 24 (23.76%) RPG IV
4 12 (11.88%) RPG/400
5 7 (6.93%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.99%) C
6 1 (0.99%) VBA
6 1 (0.99%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 66 (65.35%) Degree
2 14 (13.86%) ISEB
3 13 (12.87%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.97%) CISSP
4 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.97%) APMP
5 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 16 (15.84%) IBM
1 16 (15.84%) Guidewire
2 8 (7.92%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle
4 2 (1.98%) T-Plan
4 2 (1.98%) Citrix
4 2 (1.98%) VMware
5 1 (0.99%) Teradata
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