Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 23 15
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8 -5
Permanent jobs citing Banking 717 936 1,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.91% 8.99% 10.92%
As % of the General category 15.58% 17.76% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 621 850 1,074
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +7.41%
10th Percentile £48,750 £36,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £107,500 £102,500 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%

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 4,603 5,269 6,326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.77% 50.61% 59.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,924 4,677 5,678
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -

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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 2020. 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 - 6 £60,000 -
Moorgate +2 5 £120,000 -
Banking
Central London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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.

1 474 (66.11%) Finance
2 223 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
3 194 (27.06%) Java
4 162 (22.59%) Investment Banking
5 144 (20.08%) Fintech
6 123 (17.15%) Python
7 105 (14.64%) AWS
8 100 (13.95%) C#
9 99 (13.81%) Microsoft
10 96 (13.39%) Linux
11 89 (12.41%) Kubernetes
12 86 (11.99%) Docker
13 85 (11.85%) SQL
14 84 (11.72%) DevOps
15 82 (11.44%) Scrum
16 81 (11.30%) Microservices
17 74 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
18 73 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
19 66 (9.21%) Project Management
20 65 (9.07%) .NET
21 63 (8.79%) TDD
22 60 (8.37%) JavaScript
23 59 (8.23%) AngularJS
24 57 (7.95%) Front Office
24 57 (7.95%) Windows
25 55 (7.67%) Business Analysis
25 55 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
26 54 (7.53%) GCP
26 54 (7.53%) Spring
27 53 (7.39%) Azure

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 28 (3.91%) Confluence
2 14 (1.95%) Tomcat
3 12 (1.67%) Apache Spark
4 9 (1.26%) Apache
4 9 (1.26%) JBoss
5 4 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.42%) MTS
6 3 (0.42%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.28%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.28%) SAS
8 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.14%) CMS
8 1 (0.14%) GemFire
8 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 45 (6.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (5.58%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.70%) Sketch
5 5 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.70%) Zeplin
6 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.56%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.56%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (0.56%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 105 (14.64%) AWS
2 54 (7.53%) GCP
3 53 (7.39%) Azure
4 19 (2.65%) Office 365
5 11 (1.53%) SaaS
6 10 (1.39%) GitHub
7 9 (1.26%) Power Platform
8 6 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.70%) Firebase
9 5 (0.70%) Serverless
10 4 (0.56%) Apigee
10 4 (0.56%) npm
11 3 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (0.42%) iTunes
12 2 (0.28%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.28%) Data Lake Analytics
12 2 (0.28%) IaaS
12 2 (0.28%) Slack
13 1 (0.14%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.07%) WAN
2 21 (2.93%) LAN
3 18 (2.51%) Firewall
3 18 (2.51%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.39%) BGP
4 10 (1.39%) OSPF
4 10 (1.39%) VLAN
5 9 (1.26%) Cisco IOS
5 9 (1.26%) Intranet
5 9 (1.26%) VPN
6 8 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (0.98%) DNS
7 7 (0.98%) NX-OS
8 6 (0.84%) DHCP
8 6 (0.84%) MPLS
8 6 (0.84%) NetScaler
8 6 (0.84%) Network Security
9 5 (0.70%) Internet
9 5 (0.70%) SAN
10 4 (0.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (5.30%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.91%) Big Data
3 19 (2.65%) NoSQL
4 15 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (1.81%) Hadoop
6 12 (1.67%) Blockchain
6 12 (1.67%) Oracle Database
6 12 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.26%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (1.26%) Power BI
9 8 (1.12%) MySQL
9 8 (1.12%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.70%) Cosmos DB
11 4 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (0.56%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 41 (5.72%) JIRA
2 39 (5.44%) Jenkins
3 33 (4.60%) Git (software)
4 16 (2.23%) Maven
5 15 (2.09%) JUnit
5 15 (2.09%) TeamCity
6 13 (1.81%) GitLab
7 9 (1.26%) Cucumber
8 6 (0.84%) Appium
8 6 (0.84%) Selenium
8 6 (0.84%) SonarQube
8 6 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (0.84%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (0.70%) Bitbucket
9 5 (0.70%) Cypress.io
9 5 (0.70%) Subversion
10 4 (0.56%) gulp
10 4 (0.56%) MSTest
10 4 (0.56%) Spock
General
1 474 (66.11%) Finance
2 162 (22.59%) Investment Banking
3 57 (7.95%) Front Office
4 25 (3.49%) Financial Institution
5 23 (3.21%) Retail
6 19 (2.65%) Retail Banking
7 16 (2.23%) Advertising
7 16 (2.23%) International Banking
7 16 (2.23%) Marketing
8 14 (1.95%) French Language
8 14 (1.95%) Private Banking
9 11 (1.53%) Law
10 8 (1.12%) Games
10 8 (1.12%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.98%) Legal
11 7 (0.98%) Public Sector
12 6 (0.84%) Back Office
13 5 (0.70%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.28%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 209 (29.15%) Developer
2 114 (15.90%) Analyst
3 68 (9.48%) Java Developer
4 58 (8.09%) Business Analyst
5 44 (6.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 44 (6.14%) Senior Developer
6 32 (4.46%) Project Manager
7 30 (4.18%) Software Engineer
8 29 (4.04%) C++ Developer
9 28 (3.91%) Service Analyst
10 27 (3.77%) C# Developer
10 27 (3.77%) IT Manager
11 25 (3.49%) Architect
12 24 (3.35%) Desktop Support
13 22 (3.07%) .NET Developer
13 22 (3.07%) Banking Analyst
13 22 (3.07%) Java Engineer
13 22 (3.07%) Support Analyst
14 21 (2.93%) Network Engineer
15 20 (2.79%) Business IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (9.07%) .NET
2 59 (8.23%) AngularJS
3 54 (7.53%) Spring
4 39 (5.44%) Spring Boot
5 38 (5.30%) HTML
5 38 (5.30%) RESTful
6 31 (4.32%) REST
7 27 (3.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 27 (3.77%) CSS
7 27 (3.77%) Qt
7 27 (3.77%) React
8 24 (3.35%) Web Services
8 24 (3.35%) XML
9 23 (3.21%) Kafka
10 16 (2.23%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (2.23%) Node.js
11 14 (1.95%) WPF
12 13 (1.81%) .NET Framework
12 13 (1.81%) HTML5
13 12 (1.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.14%) Fixed Income
3 38 (5.30%) Data Centre
4 28 (3.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 22 (3.07%) Credit Risk
6 21 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
6 21 (2.93%) Mobile App
7 17 (2.37%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.37%) Mobile Banking
8 16 (2.23%) Equities
8 16 (2.23%) Public Cloud
9 15 (2.09%) User Experience
10 12 (1.67%) Market Risk
11 11 (1.53%) PMI
12 10 (1.39%) Cloud Native
13 8 (1.12%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.12%) Derivative
13 8 (1.12%) Hedge funds
14 7 (0.98%) Exotic Derivative
14 7 (0.98%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 96 (13.39%) Linux
2 57 (7.95%) Windows
3 48 (6.69%) Unix
4 19 (2.65%) Windows 10
5 18 (2.51%) Android
6 17 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.95%) Windows Server
8 11 (1.53%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.53%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.26%) Solaris
10 5 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.28%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.14%) CentOS
13 1 (0.14%) Debian
13 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (20.08%) Fintech
3 84 (11.72%) DevOps
4 82 (11.44%) Scrum
5 81 (11.30%) Microservices
6 74 (10.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 73 (10.18%) Problem-Solving
8 66 (9.21%) Project Management
9 63 (8.79%) TDD
10 55 (7.67%) Business Analysis
11 51 (7.11%) ITIL
12 47 (6.56%) Project Delivery
12 47 (6.56%) SDLC
13 45 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (6.28%) Software Engineering
14 41 (5.72%) Analytics
15 40 (5.58%) Open Source
16 39 (5.44%) Test Automation
17 35 (4.88%) Digital Banking
18 32 (4.46%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 194 (27.06%) Java
2 123 (17.15%) Python
3 100 (13.95%) C#
4 85 (11.85%) SQL
5 60 (8.37%) JavaScript
6 47 (6.56%) C++
7 42 (5.86%) Bash Shell
8 35 (4.88%) Java 8
9 23 (3.21%) Go
10 20 (2.79%) PowerShell
10 20 (2.79%) TypeScript
11 18 (2.51%) Kotlin
12 15 (2.09%) R
13 14 (1.95%) VBA
14 10 (1.39%) C
14 10 (1.39%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.26%) Bourne shell
15 9 (1.26%) C-shell
15 9 (1.26%) Korn
15 9 (1.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 45 (6.28%) Degree
2 22 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (2.09%) CCNA
4 15 (2.09%) CCNP
4 15 (2.09%) PMI Certification
5 12 (1.67%) MCSE
6 9 (1.26%) Master's Degree
6 9 (1.26%) MCSA
6 9 (1.26%) PMP
7 8 (1.12%) CCIE
7 8 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (1.12%) PhD
8 7 (0.98%) CCSA
8 7 (0.98%) CCSE
9 5 (0.70%) CISSP
9 5 (0.70%) ISEB
10 4 (0.56%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.56%) CISM
11 3 (0.42%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.18%) SLA
2 16 (2.23%) EMIR
2 16 (2.23%) QA
3 11 (1.53%) MiFID
4 10 (1.39%) GDPR
5 9 (1.26%) PMO
6 8 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (0.84%) SEPA
8 5 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (0.70%) PSD2
9 4 (0.56%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.42%) COBIT
10 3 (0.42%) IFRS
11 1 (0.14%) Basel III
11 1 (0.14%) GAAP
11 1 (0.14%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.14%) NIST
11 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 86 (11.99%) Docker
2 31 (4.32%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.26%) XenApp
5 6 (0.84%) Firmware
6 5 (0.70%) OpenAM
7 4 (0.56%) OpenDJ
7 4 (0.56%) OpenIDM
8 3 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.42%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.14%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 89 (12.41%) Kubernetes
2 45 (6.28%) Terraform
3 33 (4.60%) Ansible
4 13 (1.81%) Puppet
5 11 (1.53%) SCCM
6 9 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.98%) FortiGate
7 7 (0.98%) Salt
8 5 (0.70%) EdgeSight
8 5 (0.70%) Nagios
8 5 (0.70%) Prometheus
8 5 (0.70%) SCOM
9 4 (0.56%) Grafana
9 4 (0.56%) Packer
9 4 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.42%) Control-M
11 2 (0.28%) Rancher
12 1 (0.14%) Consul
12 1 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.14%) NetMRI
Vendors
1 99 (13.81%) Microsoft
2 39 (5.44%) Cisco
3 31 (4.32%) Google
4 28 (3.91%) Oracle
5 21 (2.93%) CheckPoint
6 17 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (2.23%) VMware
8 15 (2.09%) ServiceNow
9 12 (1.67%) F5
9 12 (1.67%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.53%) HP
11 10 (1.39%) Juniper
11 10 (1.39%) MuleSoft
11 10 (1.39%) Palo Alto
12 9 (1.26%) Remedy
12 9 (1.26%) UiPath
13 7 (0.98%) Atlassian
13 7 (0.98%) Charles River
14 6 (0.84%) AppDynamics
14 6 (0.84%) Splunk