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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Retail Banking
Rank 197 201 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Retail Banking 23 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.24% -
As % of the General category 1.08% 0.61% -
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 0
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
2124 2126 2074
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.96% 39.52% 38.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1646 1731 1648
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 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 +9 21 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 46 (100.00%) Banking
1 46 (100.00%) Retail
2 32 (69.57%) Finance
3 18 (39.13%) Java
3 18 (39.13%) DB2
3 18 (39.13%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (39.13%) SQL
3 18 (39.13%) Oracle
3 18 (39.13%) UNIX
3 18 (39.13%) Linux
3 18 (39.13%) SOA
3 18 (39.13%) WebSphere
4 17 (36.96%) Time Management
5 15 (32.61%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (32.61%) High Availability
5 15 (32.61%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (32.61%) Software Testing
5 15 (32.61%) Java EE
5 15 (32.61%) Relational Database
5 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
5 15 (32.61%) JBoss
5 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
5 15 (32.61%) RDBMS
5 15 (32.61%) SSL
5 15 (32.61%) Windows
5 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
5 15 (32.61%) XML
5 15 (32.61%) HTML
5 15 (32.61%) Telecoms
6 8 (17.39%) Process Management

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 18 (39.13%) WebSphere Application Server
1 18 (39.13%) WebSphere
2 15 (32.61%) JBoss
3 3 (6.52%) MQSeries
3 3 (6.52%) CICS
4 1 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Temenos T24
2 2 (4.35%) Finacle
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
1 15 (32.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (39.13%) DB2
2 15 (32.61%) RDBMS
2 15 (32.61%) Relational Database
2 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
General
1 46 (100.00%) Banking
1 46 (100.00%) Retail
2 32 (69.57%) Finance
3 15 (32.61%) Telecoms
4 8 (17.39%) Private Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (71.74%) Consultant
2 23 (50.00%) Analyst
3 21 (45.65%) Business Analyst
4 17 (36.96%) Banking Business Analyst
5 14 (30.43%) Business Consultant
6 12 (26.09%) Technical Consultant
7 6 (13.04%) Implementation Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Payments Business Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Programme Manager
10 1 (2.17%) Test Manager
10 1 (2.17%) Test Analyst
10 1 (2.17%) Senior Business Analyst
10 1 (2.17%) Senior Manager
10 1 (2.17%) Functional Consultant
10 1 (2.17%) Senior Project Manager
10 1 (2.17%) Project Analyst
10 1 (2.17%) Senior Programme Manager
10 1 (2.17%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) HTML
1 15 (32.61%) XML
1 15 (32.61%) Java EE
2 3 (6.52%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (6.52%) ISPF
2 3 (6.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.52%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (4.35%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.17%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.17%) Economics
4 1 (2.17%) Statistics
4 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (39.13%) UNIX
1 18 (39.13%) Linux
2 15 (32.61%) Windows
3 3 (6.52%) AIX
3 3 (6.52%) Solaris
3 3 (6.52%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) SOA
2 17 (36.96%) Time Management
3 15 (32.61%) High Availability
3 15 (32.61%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (32.61%) Software Testing
4 8 (17.39%) Wealth Management
4 8 (17.39%) Process Management
5 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.35%) Analytics
7 2 (4.35%) Change Management
7 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.35%) UML
7 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.17%) ITIL
8 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.17%) Six Sigma
8 1 (2.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) Java
1 18 (39.13%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) JCL
2 3 (6.52%) Perl
2 3 (6.52%) COBOL
3 2 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) ISEB
1 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
1 1 (2.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Oracle
2 3 (6.52%) Business Objects
2 3 (6.52%) IBM
3 2 (4.35%) Misys
3 2 (4.35%) Temenos
3 2 (4.35%) TSYS
3 2 (4.35%) Fiserv