Period
to 22 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 22 14
Rank change year-on-year -7 -8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Banking 776 1,019 1,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.80% 9.28% 12.01%
As % of the General category 15.78% 16.80% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 686 920 1,129
City of London median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.41% +3.85%
10th Percentile £46,500 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £106,600 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +7.41% +3.85%

Banking is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4,918 6,066 5,823
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.46% 55.22% 57.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4,292 5,402 5,200
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £35,950
90th Percentile £99,875 £95,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +3.45%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in the City of London

Banking
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Banking in the City of London.

Salary trend for Banking in the City of London

Banking
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Banking in the City of London

Banking
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the City of London region over the 6 months to 22 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge -2 8 £80,000 +128.57%
Moorgate - 4 £120,000 -
Banking
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, IT jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Banking.

1 515 (66.37%) Finance
2 263 (33.89%) Agile Software Development
3 238 (30.67%) Fintech
4 210 (27.06%) Java
5 190 (24.48%) SQL
6 141 (18.17%) AWS
7 137 (17.65%) Python
8 120 (15.46%) Microservices
9 118 (15.21%) C#
10 115 (14.82%) .NET
11 103 (13.27%) SQL Server
12 100 (12.89%) Investment Banking
13 98 (12.63%) JavaScript
14 97 (12.50%) DevOps
15 92 (11.86%) Linux
16 90 (11.60%) TDD
17 89 (11.47%) Windows
18 88 (11.34%) Microsoft
19 85 (10.95%) Scrum
20 72 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
21 71 (9.15%) Docker
22 69 (8.89%) Test Automation
23 67 (8.63%) Kubernetes
23 67 (8.63%) AngularJS
23 67 (8.63%) Asset Management
24 65 (8.38%) Front Office
25 64 (8.25%) Degree
26 63 (8.12%) Spring
27 61 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
28 57 (7.35%) BDD

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 18 (2.32%) Confluence
2 9 (1.16%) Apache Spark
2 9 (1.16%) MS Exchange
3 7 (0.90%) ArcGIS
3 7 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (0.77%) CMS
4 6 (0.77%) SAS
4 6 (0.77%) Skype for Business
5 5 (0.64%) Apache Pig
5 5 (0.64%) Mule
6 4 (0.52%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.26%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.13%) GemFire
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 37 (4.77%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (3.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (2.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.64%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.13%) Flinto
7 1 (0.13%) InVision
7 1 (0.13%) Sketch
7 1 (0.13%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 11 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.77%) Eikon
3 5 (0.64%) Misys Midas
4 3 (0.39%) RMDS
5 2 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.26%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.26%) Temenos Globus
5 2 (0.26%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.26%) Tradar
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.13%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 141 (18.17%) AWS
2 51 (6.57%) Azure
3 50 (6.44%) GCP
4 29 (3.74%) Power Platform
5 25 (3.22%) SaaS
6 17 (2.19%) Office 365
7 16 (2.06%) Firebase
8 13 (1.68%) GitHub
9 10 (1.29%) PaaS
10 9 (1.16%) IaaS
11 8 (1.03%) OpenShift
12 6 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.64%) Apple Pay
13 5 (0.64%) Google Pay
13 5 (0.64%) npm
14 4 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
15 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (0.39%) CloudBees
15 3 (0.39%) Serverless
15 3 (0.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.61%) Firewall
2 24 (3.09%) DNS
3 19 (2.45%) SAN
4 12 (1.55%) DHCP
5 11 (1.42%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.16%) LAN
6 9 (1.16%) VPN
6 9 (1.16%) WAN
7 8 (1.03%) Internet
7 8 (1.03%) Skype
8 7 (0.90%) DMZ
9 6 (0.77%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (0.64%) HTTP
10 5 (0.64%) MPLS
11 3 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (0.39%) Multicast
11 3 (0.39%) NetScaler
11 3 (0.39%) Network Security
12 2 (0.26%) BGP
12 2 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (13.27%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (4.77%) MySQL
4 36 (4.64%) Big Data
5 30 (3.87%) Blockchain
6 29 (3.74%) NoSQL
6 29 (3.74%) Power BI
6 29 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (3.09%) Hadoop
9 20 (2.58%) Oracle Database
10 18 (2.32%) Relational Database
11 17 (2.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 16 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (1.80%) SQL Server 2017
14 13 (1.68%) Amazon Aurora
15 8 (1.03%) Data Lake
16 7 (0.90%) Cosmos DB
16 7 (0.90%) Geospatial Data
16 7 (0.90%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 53 (6.83%) Git (software)
2 39 (5.03%) JIRA
3 38 (4.90%) Jenkins
4 20 (2.58%) JUnit
5 18 (2.32%) Bitbucket
6 16 (2.06%) Crashlytics
6 16 (2.06%) Maven
7 14 (1.80%) Cucumber
7 14 (1.80%) Selenium
8 10 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (1.29%) TeamCity
9 9 (1.16%) Mockito
10 8 (1.03%) SonarQube
10 8 (1.03%) WebDriver
11 6 (0.77%) git-flow
12 5 (0.64%) Babel
12 5 (0.64%) ERwin
12 5 (0.64%) GitLab
12 5 (0.64%) gulp
13 4 (0.52%) JMeter
General
1 515 (66.37%) Finance
2 100 (12.89%) Investment Banking
3 65 (8.38%) Front Office
4 40 (5.15%) Financial Institution
5 32 (4.12%) Retail Banking
6 31 (3.99%) Back Office
7 22 (2.84%) Marketing
8 15 (1.93%) Retail
9 14 (1.80%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.68%) Law
11 12 (1.55%) Legal
12 9 (1.16%) Advertising
12 9 (1.16%) Games
13 8 (1.03%) Private Banking
14 7 (0.90%) General Ledger
15 6 (0.77%) International Banking
16 5 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.52%) Public Sector
18 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
18 3 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 291 (37.50%) Developer
2 99 (12.76%) Analyst
3 85 (10.95%) Java Developer
4 61 (7.86%) Senior Developer
5 56 (7.22%) .NET Developer
6 40 (5.15%) SQL Developer
7 36 (4.64%) C# Developer
7 36 (4.64%) DevOps Engineer
8 31 (3.99%) Business Analyst
9 29 (3.74%) Software Engineer
10 27 (3.48%) Support Analyst
11 26 (3.35%) Consultant
12 25 (3.22%) Lead Developer
13 24 (3.09%) Full Stack Developer
14 23 (2.96%) Project Manager
15 19 (2.45%) Administrator
15 19 (2.45%) Architect
16 18 (2.32%) C# .NET Developer
17 16 (2.06%) Applications Support
17 16 (2.06%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (14.82%) .NET
2 67 (8.63%) AngularJS
3 63 (8.12%) Spring
4 50 (6.44%) React
4 50 (6.44%) RESTful
5 49 (6.31%) HTML
6 46 (5.93%) CSS
7 45 (5.80%) ASP.NET
8 44 (5.67%) REST
9 43 (5.54%) Spring Boot
10 38 (4.90%) Web Services
11 32 (4.12%) Node.js
12 23 (2.96%) .NET Core
12 23 (2.96%) .NET Framework
13 20 (2.58%) HTML5
13 20 (2.58%) Kafka
13 20 (2.58%) WinForms
13 20 (2.58%) XML
14 19 (2.45%) React Native
15 18 (2.32%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 72 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (6.44%) Greenfield Project
3 39 (5.03%) User Experience
4 35 (4.51%) Mobile App
5 34 (4.38%) Data Centre
6 28 (3.61%) Fixed Income
7 22 (2.84%) Equities
8 21 (2.71%) Management Information System
9 20 (2.58%) Derivative
9 20 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 13 (1.68%) Credit Risk
10 13 (1.68%) SWIFT
11 12 (1.55%) Cloud Native
12 11 (1.42%) Data Structures
12 11 (1.42%) Public Cloud
13 10 (1.29%) Virtual Team
14 9 (1.16%) Algorithms
14 9 (1.16%) Digital Currency
14 9 (1.16%) Market Risk
14 9 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 92 (11.86%) Linux
2 89 (11.47%) Windows
3 44 (5.67%) Unix
4 36 (4.64%) Windows Server
5 35 (4.51%) Android
6 21 (2.71%) Windows 10
7 20 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (1.80%) Apple iOS
9 13 (1.68%) Windows 7
10 11 (1.42%) Solaris
11 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.13%) Debian
13 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (33.89%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (30.67%) Fintech
3 120 (15.46%) Microservices
4 97 (12.50%) DevOps
5 90 (11.60%) TDD
6 85 (10.95%) Scrum
7 69 (8.89%) Test Automation
8 67 (8.63%) Asset Management
9 61 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
10 57 (7.35%) BDD
11 56 (7.22%) Software Engineering
12 54 (6.96%) SDLC
13 53 (6.83%) Problem-Solving
14 50 (6.44%) Project Management
15 46 (5.93%) Front End Development
16 40 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
17 37 (4.77%) Analytics
17 37 (4.77%) Project Delivery
18 36 (4.64%) ITIL
19 35 (4.51%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 210 (27.06%) Java
2 190 (24.48%) SQL
3 137 (17.65%) Python
4 118 (15.21%) C#
5 98 (12.63%) JavaScript
6 44 (5.67%) Java 8
7 41 (5.28%) Kotlin
8 37 (4.77%) R
9 33 (4.25%) T-SQL
10 29 (3.74%) C++
10 29 (3.74%) Go
11 25 (3.22%) Scala
12 23 (2.96%) Bash Shell
13 20 (2.58%) C
13 20 (2.58%) PowerShell
14 15 (1.93%) PHP
15 14 (1.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 14 (1.80%) VBA
16 11 (1.42%) Apex Code
16 11 (1.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 64 (8.25%) Degree
2 20 (2.58%) CISSP
2 20 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.80%) CISA
4 11 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (1.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 8 (1.03%) CISM
6 7 (0.90%) CRISC
7 6 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.77%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.77%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.64%) CCSP
9 4 (0.52%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (0.39%) CCNP
10 3 (0.39%) ISEB
10 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.39%) PMP
11 2 (0.26%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.38%) QA
2 21 (2.71%) SLA
3 14 (1.80%) GDPR
4 11 (1.42%) SEPA
5 9 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.16%) MiFID
6 8 (1.03%) PMO
7 7 (0.90%) NIST
7 7 (0.90%) PSD2
8 6 (0.77%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.77%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.64%) COBIT
9 5 (0.64%) EMIR
9 5 (0.64%) ISO 20022
9 5 (0.64%) ISO 8583
10 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.26%) COSO
11 2 (0.26%) IFRS
11 2 (0.26%) P3O
System Software
1 71 (9.15%) Docker
2 43 (5.54%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (1.55%) XenApp
5 11 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.16%) Cronacle
6 9 (1.16%) Veritas File System
6 9 (1.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (0.64%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 67 (8.63%) Kubernetes
2 32 (4.12%) Ansible
3 29 (3.74%) Terraform
4 28 (3.61%) SCCM
5 12 (1.55%) Packer
6 10 (1.29%) SCOM
7 9 (1.16%) Nagios
8 8 (1.03%) EdgeSight
9 6 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.77%) Puppet
9 6 (0.77%) Rancher
10 5 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.64%) TeamSite
11 3 (0.39%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 2 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.26%) Foglight
12 2 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 88 (11.34%) Microsoft
2 52 (6.70%) Oracle
3 33 (4.25%) Google
4 32 (4.12%) VMware
5 23 (2.96%) Red Hat
6 20 (2.58%) Cisco
7 16 (2.06%) Sybase
8 15 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.93%) ServiceNow
9 11 (1.42%) Remedy
10 10 (1.29%) HP
10 10 (1.29%) IBM
10 10 (1.29%) Veritas
11 9 (1.16%) Tableau
12 8 (1.03%) Bloomberg
13 7 (0.90%) Adobe
13 7 (0.90%) Mapbox
13 7 (0.90%) MicroStrategy
13 7 (0.90%) NetApp
13 7 (0.90%) Reuters