The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
England / West Midlands
Rank 113 163 100
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -63
Permanent jobs citing Banking 107 54 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.19% 1.06% 2.56%
As % of the General category 5.87% 2.91% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 101 38 87
Median salary £55,000 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £63,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.06%

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

General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1823 1857 1630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.36% 36.38% 32.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1427 1473 1355
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Banking as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Banking
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Banking Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Banking
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Banking across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Banking Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Banking
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +28 69 £62,500 +38.88% 7
Solihull - 11 £31,000 - 2
Shropshire - 10 £29,500 -
Herefordshire - 8 £30,000 -
West Bromwich +7 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Coventry +6 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Staffordshire - 1 £21,500 -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Banking.

1 196 (83.05%) Finance
2 83 (35.17%) Java
3 81 (34.32%) Retail
4 78 (33.05%) HTML
5 72 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (24.58%) SQL
7 55 (23.31%) HTML5
8 52 (22.03%) Telecoms
9 46 (19.49%) JavaScript
10 44 (18.64%) Linux
11 43 (18.22%) CSS
11 43 (18.22%) Fintech
12 40 (16.95%) Unix
12 40 (16.95%) Apache
13 39 (16.53%) Oracle
13 39 (16.53%) Big Data
13 39 (16.53%) AngularJS
14 38 (16.10%) J2EE
15 34 (14.41%) SQL Server
15 34 (14.41%) Windows
16 33 (13.98%) JBoss
17 31 (13.14%) Retail Banking
17 31 (13.14%) SaaS
18 29 (12.29%) WebSphere
19 28 (11.86%) Marketing
19 28 (11.86%) Hadoop
19 28 (11.86%) Apache Spark
19 28 (11.86%) Python
20 26 (11.02%) WebLogic
20 26 (11.02%) .NET

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (16.95%) Apache
2 33 (13.98%) JBoss
3 29 (12.29%) WebSphere
4 28 (11.86%) Apache Spark
5 26 (11.02%) WebLogic
6 15 (6.36%) CMS
7 12 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (4.66%) Tomcat
9 8 (3.39%) SAS
10 5 (2.12%) nginx
11 4 (1.69%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
13 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.42%) Documentum
13 1 (0.42%) FileNet
13 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.54%) SPSS
3 4 (1.69%) MS Project
4 2 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 31 (13.14%) SaaS
2 16 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.12%) AdWords
3 5 (2.12%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.42%) Apcera
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.42%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.20%) SSL
2 12 (5.08%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.81%) Internet
4 7 (2.97%) Firewall
5 4 (1.69%) ATM
5 4 (1.69%) DNS
6 3 (1.27%) DHCP
6 3 (1.27%) VPN
7 2 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.85%) IPsec
7 2 (0.85%) MPLS
7 2 (0.85%) Network Security
7 2 (0.85%) WAN
7 2 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.42%) DMZ
8 1 (0.42%) HTTP
8 1 (0.42%) Intranet
8 1 (0.42%) LAN
8 1 (0.42%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.53%) Big Data
2 34 (14.41%) SQL Server
3 28 (11.86%) Hadoop
4 19 (8.05%) MySQL
5 16 (6.78%) DB2
6 12 (5.08%) RDBMS
6 12 (5.08%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.54%) InterSystems Cache
8 3 (1.27%) MS Access
9 1 (0.42%) Power BI
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (8.05%) Git (software)
2 14 (5.93%) Subversion
3 11 (4.66%) Robot Framework
4 8 (3.39%) Selenium
5 5 (2.12%) gulp
5 5 (2.12%) webpack
6 4 (1.69%) Log4j
7 1 (0.42%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 196 (83.05%) Finance
2 81 (34.32%) Retail
3 52 (22.03%) Telecoms
4 31 (13.14%) Retail Banking
5 28 (11.86%) Marketing
6 21 (8.90%) Investment Banking
7 12 (5.08%) Financial Institution
8 8 (3.39%) International Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Front Office
9 1 (0.42%) German Language
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 74 (31.36%) Developer
2 44 (18.64%) Analyst
3 33 (13.98%) Consultant
4 25 (10.59%) HTML Developer
5 24 (10.17%) Architect
6 23 (9.75%) Business Analyst
6 23 (9.75%) Technical Consultant
7 21 (8.90%) Project Manager
8 20 (8.47%) JavaScript Developer
9 19 (8.05%) HTML CSS Developer
9 19 (8.05%) MySQL Developer
9 19 (8.05%) PHP Developer
9 19 (8.05%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 17 (7.20%) Java Developer
11 16 (6.78%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (5.93%) Software Project Manager
13 12 (5.08%) Web Developer
14 11 (4.66%) .NET Developer
14 11 (4.66%) Java Consultant
14 11 (4.66%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (33.05%) HTML
2 55 (23.31%) HTML5
3 43 (18.22%) CSS
4 39 (16.53%) AngularJS
5 38 (16.10%) J2EE
6 26 (11.02%) .NET
6 26 (11.02%) jQuery
7 24 (10.17%) Java EE
8 19 (8.05%) XML
9 10 (4.24%) CSS3
10 9 (3.81%) ASP.NET
10 9 (3.81%) Web Services
11 7 (2.97%) .NET Framework
11 7 (2.97%) Entity Framework
11 7 (2.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (2.12%) Handlebars
12 5 (2.12%) React
12 5 (2.12%) REST
12 5 (2.12%) RESTful
12 5 (2.12%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 43 (18.22%) Fintech
2 23 (9.75%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.39%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (2.54%) Mobile Banking
5 6 (2.54%) NHS
5 6 (2.54%) PMI
5 6 (2.54%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.12%) Hedge funds
6 5 (2.12%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.27%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.27%) EPoS
7 3 (1.27%) Equities
7 3 (1.27%) PKI
8 2 (0.85%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (0.85%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.85%) Derivative
8 2 (0.85%) User Experience
8 2 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (18.64%) Linux
2 40 (16.95%) Unix
3 34 (14.41%) Windows
4 10 (4.24%) CentOS
5 9 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.27%) Solaris
6 3 (1.27%) SUSE
7 1 (0.42%) AIX
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (10.17%) Project Management
2 24 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (9.75%) E-Commerce
3 23 (9.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (8.47%) SOA
4 20 (8.47%) Web Design
5 19 (8.05%) OO
6 18 (7.63%) Web Development
7 17 (7.20%) Digital Marketing
8 15 (6.36%) Content Management
8 15 (6.36%) DevOps
8 15 (6.36%) Front End Development
9 14 (5.93%) Analytics
9 14 (5.93%) Migration
9 14 (5.93%) OOP
10 13 (5.51%) Business Analysis
10 13 (5.51%) Risk Management
10 13 (5.51%) Software Delivery
11 12 (5.08%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 83 (35.17%) Java
2 58 (24.58%) SQL
3 46 (19.49%) JavaScript
4 28 (11.86%) Python
5 19 (8.05%) PHP
6 14 (5.93%) C#
6 14 (5.93%) Perl
7 11 (4.66%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.54%) Delphi
8 6 (2.54%) MUMPS
8 6 (2.54%) VBA
9 5 (2.12%) ES6
9 5 (2.12%) Scala
9 5 (2.12%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.27%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.42%) C
12 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (5.51%) Degree
2 10 (4.24%) AWS Certification
3 6 (2.54%) CISSP
3 6 (2.54%) PMI Certification
4 5 (2.12%) CISM
5 4 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.27%) CCNA
6 3 (1.27%) ISEB
7 2 (0.85%) CCNP
7 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.42%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (0.42%) CCDA
8 1 (0.42%) CCDP
8 1 (0.42%) CCSA
8 1 (0.42%) CCSE
8 1 (0.42%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (0.42%) CISA
8 1 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.32%) QA
2 4 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.85%) SLA
4 1 (0.42%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (4.24%) Puppet
1 10 (4.24%) Terraform
2 1 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 39 (16.53%) Oracle
2 12 (5.08%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.08%) Sybase
3 10 (4.24%) Google
3 10 (4.24%) Red Hat
3 10 (4.24%) ServiceNow
4 6 (2.54%) SAP
5 5 (2.12%) Cisco
5 5 (2.12%) Facebook
5 5 (2.12%) Misys
5 5 (2.12%) Zend
6 4 (1.69%) Cognizant
6 4 (1.69%) IBM
7 3 (1.27%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.27%) Informatica
7 3 (1.27%) Sun
8 2 (0.85%) F5
8 2 (0.85%) ILOG
8 2 (0.85%) Palo Alto
8 2 (0.85%) Pega
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