Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 15 13
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Banking 840 1,104 1,321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.29% 10.30% 12.97%
As % of the General category 16.25% 17.64% 23.20%
Number of salaries quoted 771 1,011 1,192
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +11.54% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £110,000 £104,825
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.45% +11.54% +0.17%

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 5,169 6,259 5,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 51.01% 58.39% 55.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4,551 5,565 5,125
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,150 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Moorgate -5 9 £50,000 -41.18%
London Bridge -1 4 £77,500 +3.33% 3
Banking
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 518 (61.67%) Finance
2 265 (31.55%) SQL
2 265 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
3 237 (28.21%) Java
4 189 (22.50%) C#
5 173 (20.60%) .NET
6 156 (18.57%) Fintech
7 150 (17.86%) SQL Server
7 150 (17.86%) Python
8 146 (17.38%) Microsoft
9 132 (15.71%) Degree
10 123 (14.64%) Investment Banking
11 116 (13.81%) JavaScript
12 115 (13.69%) TDD
13 101 (12.02%) Windows
14 97 (11.55%) Oracle
15 96 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
16 92 (10.95%) Microservices
17 89 (10.60%) AngularJS
18 87 (10.36%) Problem-Solving
19 85 (10.12%) Computer Science
19 85 (10.12%) Linux
20 80 (9.52%) ASP.NET
21 71 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
22 61 (7.26%) Front Office
23 59 (7.02%) HTML
23 59 (7.02%) Spring
24 58 (6.90%) JIRA
24 58 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
25 57 (6.79%) RESTful

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 21 (2.50%) WebSphere
2 13 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (1.19%) Apache Spark
3 10 (1.19%) Confluence
4 8 (0.95%) Apache
4 8 (0.95%) IBM Notes
5 7 (0.83%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.71%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.60%) JBoss
7 5 (0.60%) SAS
8 4 (0.48%) CMS
8 4 (0.48%) Mule
8 4 (0.48%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.48%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.36%) Drupal
9 3 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.36%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 48 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.31%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.24%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) Figma
6 1 (0.12%) InVision
6 1 (0.12%) Marvel
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 10 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.83%) Distributed Ledger
2 7 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (0.71%) Eikon
4 5 (0.60%) Misys Midas
5 3 (0.36%) Magento
5 3 (0.36%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (0.36%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.24%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.24%) Tradar
7 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.12%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 96 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (3.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (1.79%) Office 365
4 15 (1.79%) PaaS
5 14 (1.67%) IaaS
6 13 (1.55%) SaaS
6 13 (1.55%) Serverless
7 10 (1.19%) GitHub
8 9 (1.07%) Azure Functions
9 6 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.60%) npm
10 5 (0.60%) OpenShift
11 4 (0.48%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.24%) Apigee
12 2 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.29%) Firewall
2 23 (2.74%) DNS
3 18 (2.14%) SAN
4 16 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 15 (1.79%) WAN
6 14 (1.67%) DHCP
6 14 (1.67%) LAN
7 8 (0.95%) Internet
7 8 (0.95%) Skype
7 8 (0.95%) VPN
8 7 (0.83%) DMZ
8 7 (0.83%) IP Telephony
8 7 (0.83%) MPLS
9 6 (0.71%) VLAN
10 5 (0.60%) HTTP
10 5 (0.60%) NetScaler
10 5 (0.60%) Network Security
11 3 (0.36%) Intranet
11 3 (0.36%) Multicast
11 3 (0.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.88%) MySQL
3 34 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 28 (3.33%) Big Data
6 27 (3.21%) NoSQL
7 24 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (2.62%) Blockchain
9 20 (2.38%) Hadoop
10 19 (2.26%) Relational Database
11 18 (2.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 15 (1.79%) Cosmos DB
13 13 (1.55%) Oracle Database
14 12 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (1.07%) Amazon Aurora
16 8 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
17 7 (0.83%) Event Store
17 7 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
17 7 (0.83%) RDBMS
17 7 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 58 (6.90%) JIRA
2 41 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 38 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (4.40%) Git (software)
5 19 (2.26%) Maven
6 16 (1.90%) Visual Studio
7 15 (1.79%) JUnit
8 9 (1.07%) TeamCity
9 8 (0.95%) Bitbucket
10 7 (0.83%) webpack
11 6 (0.71%) Babel
11 6 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.48%) Ant
12 4 (0.48%) gulp
12 4 (0.48%) HP UFT
12 4 (0.48%) Selenium
12 4 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (0.36%) Cucumber
13 3 (0.36%) Hudson
General
1 518 (61.67%) Finance
2 123 (14.64%) Investment Banking
3 61 (7.26%) Front Office
4 50 (5.95%) Financial Institution
5 46 (5.48%) Back Office
6 36 (4.29%) Retail Banking
7 24 (2.86%) Advertising
8 15 (1.79%) Retail
9 14 (1.67%) Marketing
10 11 (1.31%) General Ledger
10 11 (1.31%) Law
11 9 (1.07%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.95%) Legal
13 6 (0.71%) Games
14 5 (0.60%) Billing
14 5 (0.60%) German Language
15 4 (0.48%) French Language
15 4 (0.48%) Wholesale Banking
16 3 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.36%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 334 (39.76%) Developer
2 156 (18.57%) Analyst
3 102 (12.14%) Java Developer
4 101 (12.02%) .NET Developer
5 79 (9.40%) C# Developer
6 65 (7.74%) Support Analyst
7 60 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 56 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 55 (6.55%) SQL Developer
10 47 (5.60%) Applications Support
11 43 (5.12%) Project Manager
12 37 (4.40%) Business Analyst
13 35 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
14 28 (3.33%) Consultant
15 25 (2.98%) Architect
16 23 (2.74%) Graduate
17 22 (2.62%) Full Stack Developer
17 22 (2.62%) Senior Analyst
18 21 (2.50%) Graduate Developer
18 21 (2.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (20.60%) .NET
2 89 (10.60%) AngularJS
3 80 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 59 (7.02%) HTML
4 59 (7.02%) Spring
5 57 (6.79%) RESTful
6 54 (6.43%) React
7 48 (5.71%) REST
8 47 (5.60%) Web Services
9 40 (4.76%) CSS
10 34 (4.05%) .NET Framework
11 33 (3.93%) ASP.NET Web API
12 28 (3.33%) jQuery
13 26 (3.10%) Middleware
13 26 (3.10%) WinForms
14 25 (2.98%) HTML5
14 25 (2.98%) Spring Boot
15 24 (2.86%) Node.js
16 22 (2.62%) Entity Framework
17 21 (2.50%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 156 (18.57%) Fintech
2 71 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
4 37 (4.40%) User Experience
5 32 (3.81%) Fixed Income
6 24 (2.86%) Data Centre
7 22 (2.62%) Mobile App
8 21 (2.50%) Derivative
9 20 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 19 (2.26%) Equities
11 14 (1.67%) SWIFT
12 13 (1.55%) Management Information System
12 13 (1.55%) Market Risk
13 12 (1.43%) Cloud Native
13 12 (1.43%) iSeries
14 11 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
15 10 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
15 10 (1.19%) Hedge funds
16 9 (1.07%) Algorithms
16 9 (1.07%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 101 (12.02%) Windows
2 85 (10.12%) Linux
3 35 (4.17%) Unix
4 34 (4.05%) Windows Server
5 29 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (3.21%) Windows 10
6 27 (3.21%) Windows 7
7 18 (2.14%) Android
8 14 (1.67%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.71%) Solaris
10 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (13.69%) TDD
3 92 (10.95%) Microservices
4 87 (10.36%) Problem-Solving
5 85 (10.12%) Computer Science
6 57 (6.79%) Scrum
7 56 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 55 (6.55%) DevOps
9 53 (6.31%) Project Management
10 52 (6.19%) SDLC
11 49 (5.83%) MVC
12 44 (5.24%) ITIL
13 42 (5.00%) Multithreading
14 41 (4.88%) Front End Development
15 40 (4.76%) Analytics
15 40 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
15 40 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
16 38 (4.52%) Pair Programming
16 38 (4.52%) Test Automation
17 37 (4.40%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 265 (31.55%) SQL
2 237 (28.21%) Java
3 189 (22.50%) C#
4 150 (17.86%) Python
5 116 (13.81%) JavaScript
6 48 (5.71%) C++
6 48 (5.71%) Java 8
7 36 (4.29%) C
8 33 (3.93%) Scala
9 26 (3.10%) PowerShell
10 21 (2.50%) R
11 18 (2.14%) Groovy
12 16 (1.90%) PHP
13 15 (1.79%) Haskell
13 15 (1.79%) Kotlin
13 15 (1.79%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.79%) T-SQL
14 14 (1.67%) Bash Shell
14 14 (1.67%) Perl
15 13 (1.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 132 (15.71%) Degree
2 31 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (2.38%) CISSP
4 15 (1.79%) CISA
5 13 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (1.43%) CISM
7 8 (0.95%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.83%) CCNP
8 7 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.83%) Security Cleared
9 5 (0.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (0.60%) CCNA
9 5 (0.60%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.60%) MCSE
9 5 (0.60%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.60%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.48%) CCSP
10 4 (0.48%) MCSA
10 4 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.81%) QA
2 12 (1.43%) SLA
3 11 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.19%) COBIT
5 7 (0.83%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.83%) MiFID
6 6 (0.71%) SEPA
7 5 (0.60%) ISO 20022
7 5 (0.60%) ISO 8583
8 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.48%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.36%) EMIR
9 3 (0.36%) PSD2
9 3 (0.36%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.24%) GDPR
10 2 (0.24%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.24%) PMO
10 2 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.12%) IFRS
11 1 (0.12%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 57 (6.79%) Active Directory
2 52 (6.19%) Docker
3 15 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (1.07%) XenApp
6 6 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.48%) Cronacle
8 4 (0.48%) HDFS
8 4 (0.48%) Veritas File System
8 4 (0.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.24%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.12%) Gluster
10 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 25 (2.98%) SCCM
3 23 (2.74%) Terraform
4 20 (2.38%) Ansible
5 13 (1.55%) Puppet
6 10 (1.19%) SCOM
7 7 (0.83%) Nagios
8 6 (0.71%) Data Guard
8 6 (0.71%) EdgeSight
9 5 (0.60%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.48%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 4 (0.48%) Foglight
11 3 (0.36%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.24%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 1 (0.12%) Control-M
Vendors
1 146 (17.38%) Microsoft
2 97 (11.55%) Oracle
3 31 (3.69%) Red Hat
4 30 (3.57%) Sybase
4 30 (3.57%) VMware
5 28 (3.33%) Google
6 21 (2.50%) IBM
7 18 (2.14%) Cisco
8 13 (1.55%) Splunk
9 11 (1.31%) Bloomberg
9 11 (1.31%) Reuters
10 10 (1.19%) Citrix
10 10 (1.19%) Talend
11 9 (1.07%) TIBCO
12 8 (0.95%) Lotus
12 8 (0.95%) ServiceNow
12 8 (0.95%) Veritas
13 7 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.83%) Sun
13 7 (0.83%) Terracotta