The first 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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 25 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 for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 121 80 124
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +44
Permanent jobs citing Banking 97 160 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.81% 2.88% 1.68%
As % of the General category 4.68% 7.22% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 86 129 76
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+3.15% -5.00%
General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2072 2215 1783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 38.58% 39.87% 36.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1661 1750 1499
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Banking
England

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Banking across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
Birmingham -21 79 £52,500 +5.00% 16
Solihull - 7 £35,000 -
Walsall +4 3 £47,500 +11.76%
Herefordshire - 2 £35,000 -
Coventry -8 1 £37,500 -
West Bromwich - 1 £55,000 -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 186 (70.19%) Finance
2 68 (25.66%) Degree
3 59 (22.26%) Investment Banking
3 59 (22.26%) Business Analysis
4 57 (21.51%) Retail
5 46 (17.36%) Project Management
6 43 (16.23%) SQL
7 40 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (13.58%) PRINCE2
9 33 (12.45%) MS Excel
10 32 (12.08%) QA
11 26 (9.81%) User Acceptance Testing
12 24 (9.06%) Microsoft
12 24 (9.06%) Oracle
13 23 (8.68%) C#
13 23 (8.68%) Java
13 23 (8.68%) Windows
13 23 (8.68%) Retail Banking
14 22 (8.30%) C
14 22 (8.30%) .NET
15 21 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (7.55%) Telecoms
16 20 (7.55%) UNIX
17 19 (7.17%) Data Analysis
17 19 (7.17%) Computer Science
18 18 (6.79%) Waterfall
18 18 (6.79%) MS Office
19 17 (6.42%) Linux
19 17 (6.42%) Project Planning
20 16 (6.04%) ISEB

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 9 (3.40%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.38%) IIS
4 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.38%) SAS
4 1 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 33 (12.45%) MS Excel
2 18 (6.79%) MS Office
3 13 (4.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (4.53%) MS Visio
5 10 (3.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) FLEXCUBE
1 6 (2.26%) Misys Equation
1 6 (2.26%) Temenos T24
1 6 (2.26%) Finacle
2 3 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.38%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.15%) Firewall
2 9 (3.40%) DNS
3 8 (3.02%) DHCP
4 6 (2.26%) Ethernet
4 6 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.89%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.89%) VPN
5 5 (1.89%) SAN
5 5 (1.89%) LAN
5 5 (1.89%) WAN
6 1 (0.38%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.38%) Network Security
6 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.38%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.53%) Relational Database
2 9 (3.40%) Crystal Reports
2 9 (3.40%) MS Access
2 9 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.26%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.51%) MySQL
6 3 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.75%) OLAP
7 2 (0.75%) DataStage
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (2.26%) PVCS
1 6 (2.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.75%) Bugzilla
2 2 (0.75%) JIRA
2 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.38%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (0.38%) NUnit
3 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
General
1 186 (70.19%) Finance
2 59 (22.26%) Investment Banking
3 57 (21.51%) Retail
4 23 (8.68%) Retail Banking
5 20 (7.55%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.02%) Marketing
7 7 (2.64%) French Language
7 7 (2.64%) Corporate Banking
7 7 (2.64%) Billing
8 6 (2.26%) Electronics
9 3 (1.13%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.13%) Legal
9 3 (1.13%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.75%) Front Office
10 2 (0.75%) Back Office
10 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.75%) International Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Advertising
11 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 115 (43.40%) Analyst
2 81 (30.57%) Business Analyst
3 40 (15.09%) Project Manager
4 28 (10.57%) Developer
5 21 (7.92%) Banking Business Analyst
6 17 (6.42%) Consultant
7 15 (5.66%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 15 (5.66%) Financial Business Analyst
7 15 (5.66%) IT Business Analyst
8 12 (4.53%) Software Engineer
8 12 (4.53%) C# Developer
9 11 (4.15%) Test Manager
9 11 (4.15%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (3.77%) Financial Analyst
10 10 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (3.77%) .NET Developer
11 9 (3.40%) Risk Analyst
11 9 (3.40%) Applications Support
11 9 (3.40%) Lead Business Analyst
12 8 (3.02%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.30%) .NET
2 11 (4.15%) ASP.NET
2 11 (4.15%) HTML
3 10 (3.77%) WCF
4 9 (3.40%) WPF
4 9 (3.40%) HTML5
5 8 (3.02%) Silverlight
5 8 (3.02%) JSON
6 6 (2.26%) MFC
7 4 (1.51%) XML
7 4 (1.51%) Hibernate
7 4 (1.51%) Spring
8 3 (1.13%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (1.13%) Web Services
8 3 (1.13%) CSS
9 2 (0.75%) SOAP
9 2 (0.75%) Java EE
10 1 (0.38%) EJB
10 1 (0.38%) Flash
10 1 (0.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.17%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.66%) Mathematics
3 11 (4.15%) Credit Risk
4 9 (3.40%) Economics
4 9 (3.40%) Reference Data
5 7 (2.64%) iSeries
5 7 (2.64%) Social Media
5 7 (2.64%) Digital Media
5 7 (2.64%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.64%) AS400
6 6 (2.26%) APACS
7 4 (1.51%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.51%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.51%) Mobile Payment
8 3 (1.13%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.13%) PMI
8 3 (1.13%) Equities
8 3 (1.13%) Derivative
9 2 (0.75%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.68%) Windows
2 20 (7.55%) UNIX
3 17 (6.42%) Linux
4 9 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.75%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.26%) Business Analysis
2 46 (17.36%) Project Management
3 40 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (13.58%) PRINCE2
5 26 (9.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (7.17%) Data Analysis
8 18 (6.79%) Waterfall
9 17 (6.42%) Project Planning
10 15 (5.66%) Software Engineering
10 15 (5.66%) Time Management
11 14 (5.28%) Change Management
11 14 (5.28%) GAP Analysis
11 14 (5.28%) UML
12 13 (4.91%) CRM
12 13 (4.91%) Content Management
13 12 (4.53%) Enterprise Architecture
13 12 (4.53%) Use Case
13 12 (4.53%) Programme Management
13 12 (4.53%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 43 (16.23%) SQL
2 23 (8.68%) C#
2 23 (8.68%) Java
3 22 (8.30%) C
4 12 (4.53%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.40%) VB
6 7 (2.64%) Delphi
6 7 (2.64%) RPG
7 6 (2.26%) Embedded C
7 6 (2.26%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.26%) C++
8 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.38%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.38%) VBA
8 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 68 (25.66%) Degree
2 16 (6.04%) ISEB
3 8 (3.02%) CBAP
4 7 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.64%) CCNA
5 4 (1.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.13%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.13%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.13%) CISA
7 2 (0.75%) CCNP
7 2 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.38%) QiCA
8 1 (0.38%) CIMA
8 1 (0.38%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (12.08%) QA
2 7 (2.64%) COBIT
3 6 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (2.26%) Basel II
3 6 (2.26%) IAS 39
4 3 (1.13%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (4.53%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.02%) VMware ESX
3 5 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (9.06%) Oracle
1 24 (9.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.53%) Cisco
3 10 (3.77%) VMware
4 9 (3.40%) HP
5 6 (2.26%) Chordiant
5 6 (2.26%) Perforce
5 6 (2.26%) Misys
5 6 (2.26%) Temenos
5 6 (2.26%) SAP
6 3 (1.13%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.13%) Juniper
6 3 (1.13%) TSYS
7 2 (0.75%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.75%) Informatica
8 1 (0.38%) Avaya
8 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.38%) McAfee
8 1 (0.38%) JBoss
8 1 (0.38%) Cognos
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