The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail 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 Retail Banking over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Retail Banking
Rank 230 197 200
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +3
Permanent jobs citing Retail Banking 9 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.43% 0.24%
As % of the General category 0.39% 1.26% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 12
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £59,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-11.00% +7.52%
Retail 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
2292 1821 1922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.72% 34.06% 39.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1743 1478 1563
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,562
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Retail Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Retail Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Retail Banking
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Retail Banking Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Retail Banking
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail Banking across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Retail Banking Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Retail 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 Retail Banking within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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 -28 8 £52,500 -4.54%
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Retail 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 Retail Banking.

1 18 (100.00%) Finance
1 18 (100.00%) Banking
1 18 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (61.11%) Project Management
3 8 (44.44%) SOA
3 8 (44.44%) ETL
3 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 8 (44.44%) C#
3 8 (44.44%) HTML
3 8 (44.44%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 8 (44.44%) DB2
3 8 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (44.44%) XML
3 8 (44.44%) Unix
3 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) Linux
3 8 (44.44%) JBoss
3 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 8 (44.44%) RDBMS
3 8 (44.44%) SSL
3 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 8 (44.44%) WebSphere
3 8 (44.44%) Java EE
3 8 (44.44%) Time Management
3 8 (44.44%) High Availability
3 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (44.44%) Relational Database

Retail Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Retail 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 Retail Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (44.44%) JBoss
1 8 (44.44%) WebSphere
1 8 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) SSL
1 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) DB2
1 8 (44.44%) RDBMS
1 8 (44.44%) Relational Database
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (100.00%) Banking
1 18 (100.00%) Finance
1 18 (100.00%) Retail
2 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Consultant
1 8 (44.44%) Implementation Consultant
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle Consultant
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle Technical Consultant
1 8 (44.44%) Software Consultant
1 8 (44.44%) Software Implementation Consultant
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Consultant
1 8 (44.44%) Technical Consultant
1 8 (44.44%) Technical Implementation Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Finance Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Finance Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Head of IT
5 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Information Risk Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
1 8 (44.44%) Java EE
1 8 (44.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (16.67%) Fintech
2 3 (16.67%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
1 8 (44.44%) Unix
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Project Management
2 8 (44.44%) ETL
2 8 (44.44%) High Availability
2 8 (44.44%) SOA
2 8 (44.44%) Time Management
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
4 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 3 (16.67%) Line Management
4 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (16.67%) Wealth Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Management
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Security Management
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
1 8 (44.44%) Java
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle