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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 89 59 82
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +23
Permanent jobs citing Banking 135 159 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.64% 3.87% 2.80%
As % of the General category 7.97% 9.78% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 86 148 90
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £34,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -
Banking
England

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
1694 1626 1549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.15% 39.54% 32.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1370 1253 1186
Average salary £42,500 £43,100 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.39% +7.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 -19 85 £52,500 +5.00% 8
Shropshire - 21 £45,000 -
Worcestershire - 8 £42,500 -
Coventry -26 7 £45,500 +19.73% 4
Staffordshire - 5 £37,500 - 1
Solihull -2 2 £32,500 -35.00%
Warwickshire - 2 £55,000 -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 202 (75.66%) Finance
2 91 (34.08%) Retail
3 59 (22.10%) Telecoms
4 54 (20.22%) Degree
5 50 (18.73%) ITIL
6 46 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (16.85%) Project Management
8 44 (16.48%) ISEB
9 41 (15.36%) Investment Banking
10 38 (14.23%) SQL
11 37 (13.86%) People Management
12 36 (13.48%) QA
13 33 (12.36%) ISTQB
13 33 (12.36%) UNIX
14 31 (11.61%) Software Testing
15 26 (9.74%) PRINCE2
15 26 (9.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 25 (9.36%) Retail Banking
16 25 (9.36%) XML
17 23 (8.61%) Java
17 23 (8.61%) Equities
17 23 (8.61%) Time Management
18 22 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (7.87%) FATCA
19 21 (7.87%) Change Management
20 20 (7.49%) Windows
20 20 (7.49%) Incident Management
21 18 (6.74%) Mentoring
22 16 (5.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 16 (5.99%) SQL Server

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 8 (3.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (1.50%) IIS
3 4 (1.50%) JBoss
3 4 (1.50%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.37%) SAS
4 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.37%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.25%) MS Project
4 5 (1.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Agresso
1 2 (0.75%) Finacle
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.37%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.37%) SSL
2 8 (3.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.62%) HTTP
4 5 (1.87%) LAN
4 5 (1.87%) WAN
5 4 (1.50%) SAN
5 4 (1.50%) Intranet
5 4 (1.50%) Internet
6 3 (1.12%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.99%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.50%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.12%) KDB
5 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.12%) DB2
5 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.12%) EDRMS
6 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.75%) MySQL
6 2 (0.75%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.37%) Informix
7 1 (0.37%) MS Access
7 1 (0.37%) SQLite
7 1 (0.37%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 8 (3.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.25%) Selenium
3 5 (1.87%) Subversion
4 4 (1.50%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.12%) JIRA
5 3 (1.12%) Ant
6 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.75%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.37%) MSI
7 1 (0.37%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.37%) Lombardi
General
1 202 (75.66%) Finance
2 91 (34.08%) Retail
3 59 (22.10%) Telecoms
4 41 (15.36%) Investment Banking
5 25 (9.36%) Retail Banking
6 16 (5.99%) Aerospace
7 11 (4.12%) Marketing
8 9 (3.37%) Legal
8 9 (3.37%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (2.62%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (1.87%) Front Office
10 5 (1.87%) Games
11 4 (1.50%) Back Office
12 2 (0.75%) Billing
13 1 (0.37%) International Banking
13 1 (0.37%) Electronics
13 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 77 (28.84%) Analyst
2 47 (17.60%) Project Manager
3 31 (11.61%) Business Analyst
4 23 (8.61%) Consultant
5 21 (7.87%) Test Analyst
6 19 (7.12%) Developer
6 19 (7.12%) Senior Manager
7 17 (6.37%) Test Manager
8 14 (5.24%) Applications Support
9 13 (4.87%) Senior Project Manager
10 12 (4.49%) Java Developer
10 12 (4.49%) Senior Developer
11 10 (3.75%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (3.00%) Service Analyst
12 8 (3.00%) Test Consultant
13 7 (2.62%) Architect
13 7 (2.62%) Incident Manager
13 7 (2.62%) Service Management Analyst
14 6 (2.25%) Solutions Analyst
14 6 (2.25%) Major Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.36%) XML
2 15 (5.62%) HTML
3 12 (4.49%) .NET
4 11 (4.12%) Web Services
5 6 (2.25%) CSS
5 6 (2.25%) SOAP
6 5 (1.87%) Ajax
6 5 (1.87%) JSON
6 5 (1.87%) jQuery
6 5 (1.87%) HTML5
7 4 (1.50%) RESTful
7 4 (1.50%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.50%) JMS
8 3 (1.12%) Java EE
8 3 (1.12%) PhoneGap
9 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.75%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.75%) J2EE
9 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.37%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.61%) Equities
2 22 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (5.62%) Derivative
5 13 (4.87%) Fixed Income
6 11 (4.12%) Credit Risk
7 6 (2.25%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.87%) Open Source
9 4 (1.50%) FMCG
10 3 (1.12%) Physics
10 3 (1.12%) Market Risk
10 3 (1.12%) Online Banking
10 3 (1.12%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.12%) User Experience
11 2 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 33 (12.36%) UNIX
2 20 (7.49%) Windows
3 9 (3.37%) Linux
4 7 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.50%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.50%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.50%) Android
8 2 (0.75%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.75%) AIX
9 1 (0.37%) Solaris
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (18.73%) ITIL
2 46 (17.23%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (16.85%) Project Management
4 37 (13.86%) People Management
5 31 (11.61%) Software Testing
6 26 (9.74%) PRINCE2
7 23 (8.61%) Time Management
8 21 (7.87%) Change Management
9 20 (7.49%) Incident Management
10 18 (6.74%) Mentoring
11 16 (5.99%) Scrum
12 14 (5.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (4.87%) Coaching
14 12 (4.49%) Problem Management
15 11 (4.12%) Security Testing
15 11 (4.12%) Unit Testing
15 11 (4.12%) Information Assurance
16 10 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (3.75%) Resource Management
16 10 (3.75%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (14.23%) SQL
2 23 (8.61%) Java
3 15 (5.62%) C#
4 11 (4.12%) Shell Script
5 8 (3.00%) VB
6 6 (2.25%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.50%) C++
8 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.75%) PHP5
8 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.75%) PHP
9 1 (0.37%) VBA
9 1 (0.37%) VC++
9 1 (0.37%) MUMPS
9 1 (0.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 54 (20.22%) Degree
2 44 (16.48%) ISEB
3 33 (12.36%) ISTQB
4 26 (9.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (3.00%) PMP
7 8 (3.00%) PMI Certification
8 6 (2.25%) CISSP
8 6 (2.25%) CISA
8 6 (2.25%) CISM
9 5 (1.87%) CRISC
9 5 (1.87%) PCI QSA
10 4 (1.50%) SC Cleared
10 4 (1.50%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.75%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.37%) CGEIT
12 1 (0.37%) CIMA
12 1 (0.37%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (13.48%) QA
2 21 (7.87%) FATCA
3 6 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.87%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.75%) MiFID
7 2 (0.75%) PMBOK
7 2 (0.75%) EMIR
8 1 (0.37%) SLA
8 1 (0.37%) COBIT
8 1 (0.37%) AIFMD
System Software
1 5 (1.87%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.87%) XenApp
2 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.50%) MAILsweeper
1 4 (1.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.12%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (1.12%) Netcool
2 3 (1.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (5.62%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.49%) Oracle
3 11 (4.12%) Sun
4 7 (2.62%) ION Trading
5 5 (1.87%) IBM
5 5 (1.87%) VMware
5 5 (1.87%) HP
5 5 (1.87%) Citrix
6 4 (1.50%) CommVault
6 4 (1.50%) NetApp
6 4 (1.50%) EMC
6 4 (1.50%) Finjan
7 3 (1.12%) Sencha
8 2 (0.75%) Fiserv
8 2 (0.75%) TSYS
8 2 (0.75%) SAP
8 2 (0.75%) Murex
8 2 (0.75%) Misys
8 2 (0.75%) Temenos
9 1 (0.37%) ILOG
Birmingham, Warwickshire
HSBC Bank Plc - AMS
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Salary: £1 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Salary: £1 per annum + highly competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HSBC
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HSBC
Posted: 16 days ago
Tamworth
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £43000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Coventry
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago