Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 13 12
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 -5
Permanent jobs citing Banking 1,029 1,232 1,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.35% 12.06% 12.70%
As % of the General category 17.14% 21.38% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 930 1,133 1,439
City of London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +7.44%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £66,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.61% +2.69% +8.33%

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 6,005 5,762 7,606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 54.56% 56.41% 61.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5,352 5,149 6,963
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.56% +1.74%

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 19 September 2018.

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 19 September 2018. 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 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Banking
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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.

1 752 (73.08%) Finance
2 361 (35.08%) SQL
3 289 (28.09%) Java
4 288 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
5 224 (21.77%) Investment Banking
6 190 (18.46%) C#
7 188 (18.27%) .NET
8 170 (16.52%) Microsoft
9 157 (15.26%) Degree
10 151 (14.67%) JavaScript
11 138 (13.41%) Python
12 134 (13.02%) Problem-Solving
13 131 (12.73%) SQL Server
14 130 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
15 124 (12.05%) Linux
16 123 (11.95%) DevOps
17 120 (11.66%) Amazon AWS
18 116 (11.27%) Front Office
19 114 (11.08%) Computer Science
20 110 (10.69%) TDD
20 110 (10.69%) Windows
21 109 (10.59%) Fintech
22 97 (9.43%) Unix
22 97 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
23 86 (8.36%) Test Automation
24 85 (8.26%) Oracle
24 85 (8.26%) Analytics
25 84 (8.16%) Git (software)
26 81 (7.87%) OO
27 79 (7.68%) Big Data

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 35 (3.40%) Apache Spark
2 24 (2.33%) Ethereum
3 17 (1.65%) IIS
4 15 (1.46%) WebSphere
5 11 (1.07%) SAS
5 11 (1.07%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.07%) Tomcat
6 10 (0.97%) MS Exchange
6 10 (0.97%) WebLogic
7 9 (0.87%) Drupal
8 6 (0.58%) CMS
8 6 (0.58%) JBoss
8 6 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.49%) MQSeries
10 4 (0.39%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.39%) Confluence
10 4 (0.39%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 33 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.097%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.097%) Autodesk Flame
6 1 (0.097%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.097%) Mingle
6 1 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (2.24%) Distributed Ledger
2 5 (0.49%) IntelliMatch
3 4 (0.39%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.39%) SAP MM
3 4 (0.39%) SunGard GMI
3 4 (0.39%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.29%) Endur
5 2 (0.19%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.19%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.19%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.097%) Eikon
6 1 (0.097%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.097%) Primavera
6 1 (0.097%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.097%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 120 (11.66%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (2.92%) GitHub
4 24 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (1.85%) Office 365
6 14 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 12 (1.17%) SaaS
8 10 (0.97%) Amazon S3
8 10 (0.97%) CloudFront
8 10 (0.97%) Serverless
9 9 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 9 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
10 7 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.49%) PaaS
12 2 (0.19%) Datadog
12 2 (0.19%) Route 53
12 2 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 2 (0.19%) Slack
12 2 (0.19%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 71 (6.90%) Firewall
2 36 (3.50%) WAN
3 33 (3.21%) TCP/IP
4 32 (3.11%) LAN
5 28 (2.72%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (2.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 24 (2.33%) Internet
7 23 (2.24%) SNMP
8 21 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
8 21 (2.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 20 (1.94%) NX-OS
10 16 (1.55%) BGP
10 16 (1.55%) VLAN
11 15 (1.46%) OSPF
12 14 (1.36%) Structured Cabling
13 12 (1.17%) HTTP
13 12 (1.17%) Wireless
14 11 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
15 10 (0.97%) VPN
16 8 (0.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 79 (7.68%) Big Data
3 76 (7.39%) NoSQL
4 55 (5.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 53 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 43 (4.18%) MySQL
6 43 (4.18%) Relational Database
7 41 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
8 39 (3.79%) Blockchain
9 32 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
10 28 (2.72%) Redis
11 26 (2.53%) Hadoop
12 21 (2.04%) Cosmos DB
13 20 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
14 18 (1.75%) Data Lake
15 17 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
16 16 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
16 16 (1.55%) Oracle Database
17 14 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
18 13 (1.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 84 (8.16%) Git (software)
2 59 (5.73%) Jenkins
2 59 (5.73%) Maven
3 29 (2.82%) TeamCity
4 27 (2.62%) Selenium
5 23 (2.24%) NUnit
5 23 (2.24%) Subversion
6 20 (1.94%) JUnit
7 18 (1.75%) JIRA
8 17 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (1.65%) Visual Studio
9 15 (1.46%) Jasmine
9 15 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
10 13 (1.26%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 11 (1.07%) Eclipse
12 10 (0.97%) Ant
12 10 (0.97%) Karma Test Runner
12 10 (0.97%) Moq
13 9 (0.87%) Gradle
13 9 (0.87%) Mockito
General
1 752 (73.08%) Finance
2 224 (21.77%) Investment Banking
3 116 (11.27%) Front Office
4 65 (6.32%) Financial Institution
5 56 (5.44%) Back Office
6 54 (5.25%) Telecoms
7 40 (3.89%) Advertising
8 33 (3.21%) Law
9 29 (2.82%) Retail
10 25 (2.43%) Retail Banking
11 18 (1.75%) International Banking
12 17 (1.65%) Legal
13 13 (1.26%) Marketing
14 11 (1.07%) Private Banking
15 8 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
15 8 (0.78%) Games
16 4 (0.39%) French Language
16 4 (0.39%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.39%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 420 (40.82%) Developer
2 149 (14.48%) Analyst
3 124 (12.05%) Java Developer
4 106 (10.30%) Senior Developer
5 81 (7.87%) C# Developer
6 61 (5.93%) SQL Developer
7 58 (5.64%) Architect
8 56 (5.44%) .NET Developer
8 56 (5.44%) Junior
9 51 (4.96%) JavaScript Developer
10 49 (4.76%) Network Engineer
11 43 (4.18%) Junior Developer
12 40 (3.89%) Business Analyst
13 38 (3.69%) Banking Analyst
14 34 (3.30%) Consultant
14 34 (3.30%) Python Developer
15 33 (3.21%) C# .NET Developer
16 31 (3.01%) Lead Developer
17 30 (2.92%) SQL Analyst
18 29 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (18.27%) .NET
2 67 (6.51%) Spring
3 63 (6.12%) HTML
4 60 (5.83%) CSS
5 59 (5.73%) XML
6 58 (5.64%) Node.js
7 57 (5.54%) REST
8 55 (5.34%) AngularJS
9 53 (5.15%) ASP.NET
10 42 (4.08%) jQuery
10 42 (4.08%) Kafka
11 40 (3.89%) Web Services
12 38 (3.69%) .NET Framework
13 35 (3.40%) 802.1X
14 33 (3.21%) HTML5
15 29 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
15 29 (2.82%) React
16 28 (2.72%) WPF
17 27 (2.62%) JSON
18 25 (2.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 130 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (11.08%) Computer Science
3 109 (10.59%) Fintech
4 64 (6.22%) Derivative
5 58 (5.64%) Greenfield Project
6 57 (5.54%) Fixed Income
7 49 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 38 (3.69%) Equities
9 37 (3.60%) Management Information System
10 30 (2.92%) Hedge funds
11 24 (2.33%) Bitcoin
12 23 (2.24%) Data Centre
13 21 (2.04%) Market Risk
14 18 (1.75%) Reinsurance
15 16 (1.55%) User Experience
16 15 (1.46%) Mobile App
17 14 (1.36%) Credit Risk
18 13 (1.26%) Algorithms
19 12 (1.17%) Data Structures
19 12 (1.17%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 124 (12.05%) Linux
2 110 (10.69%) Windows
3 97 (9.43%) Unix
4 29 (2.82%) Windows Server
5 21 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (1.55%) AIX
9 15 (1.46%) HPUX
10 14 (1.36%) CentOS
10 14 (1.36%) Windows 10
10 14 (1.36%) Windows 7
11 12 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.97%) Solaris
12 10 (0.97%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.87%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.39%) Android
15 3 (0.29%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.097%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (27.99%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (13.02%) Problem-Solving
3 123 (11.95%) DevOps
4 110 (10.69%) TDD
5 86 (8.36%) Test Automation
6 85 (8.26%) Analytics
7 81 (7.87%) OO
8 70 (6.80%) SDLC
9 69 (6.71%) Microservices
9 69 (6.71%) Scrum
10 68 (6.61%) Mathematics
11 67 (6.51%) Asset Management
12 66 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
13 65 (6.32%) Project Management
14 60 (5.83%) Multithreading
14 60 (5.83%) Software Engineering
15 59 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
16 57 (5.54%) MVC
17 56 (5.44%) Web Development
18 53 (5.15%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 361 (35.08%) SQL
2 289 (28.09%) Java
3 190 (18.46%) C#
4 151 (14.67%) JavaScript
5 138 (13.41%) Python
6 58 (5.64%) Scala
7 55 (5.34%) C++
8 47 (4.57%) VBA
9 45 (4.37%) Java 8
10 36 (3.50%) PowerShell
11 32 (3.11%) ES6
12 31 (3.01%) Shell Script
13 30 (2.92%) Kotlin
13 30 (2.92%) T-SQL
14 28 (2.72%) Bash Shell
15 24 (2.33%) Solidity
16 21 (2.04%) R
17 19 (1.85%) PHP
18 18 (1.75%) PL/SQL
19 17 (1.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 157 (15.26%) Degree
2 57 (5.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (4.37%) CCNP
5 44 (4.28%) CISSP
6 37 (3.60%) CCIE
7 25 (2.43%) CISM
8 20 (1.94%) CCSA
9 17 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (1.36%) CCSE
10 14 (1.36%) CISA
10 14 (1.36%) MCSE
11 12 (1.17%) CRISC
12 7 (0.68%) CCNA
13 6 (0.58%) CCDA
13 6 (0.58%) CCDP
13 6 (0.58%) CEH
13 6 (0.58%) Master's Degree
13 6 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
14 5 (0.49%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.28%) QA
2 22 (2.14%) Data Quality
3 21 (2.04%) GDPR
4 18 (1.75%) MiFID
5 17 (1.65%) SLA
6 11 (1.07%) PMO
7 8 (0.78%) GCP
7 8 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.58%) SEPA
9 5 (0.49%) EMIR
9 5 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.39%) COBIT
11 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.19%) ISAE 3402
12 2 (0.19%) ISO 20022
12 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.19%) TARGET2
13 1 (0.097%) AIFMD
13 1 (0.097%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 53 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 49 (4.76%) Docker
3 25 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.78%) HDFS
6 5 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.39%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.39%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.29%) LXC
8 3 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.097%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.097%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.097%) StorNext
10 1 (0.097%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.097%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.097%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.097%) vSphere
10 1 (0.097%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 39 (3.79%) Kubernetes
2 24 (2.33%) Ansible
3 19 (1.85%) Puppet
4 14 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.07%) Terraform
6 9 (0.87%) SCCM
7 7 (0.68%) Control-M
8 6 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (0.58%) Oozie
8 6 (0.58%) Rancher
8 6 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (0.58%) TrustSec
9 4 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (0.29%) HP ALM
10 3 (0.29%) Nagios
10 3 (0.29%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.19%) CFEngine
11 2 (0.19%) Grafana
11 2 (0.19%) Packer
11 2 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 170 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 85 (8.26%) Oracle
3 54 (5.25%) Cisco
4 42 (4.08%) CheckPoint
5 40 (3.89%) F5
6 37 (3.60%) Palo Alto
7 21 (2.04%) Google
7 21 (2.04%) IBM
8 20 (1.94%) Citrix
8 20 (1.94%) Red Hat
9 18 (1.75%) VMware
10 13 (1.26%) Sun
11 12 (1.17%) Bloomberg
12 11 (1.07%) Splunk
13 10 (0.97%) Sybase
14 9 (0.87%) Calypso
14 9 (0.87%) ServiceNow
15 8 (0.78%) HP
15 8 (0.78%) SAP
16 7 (0.68%) Reuters