Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 14 10
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4 -3
Permanent jobs citing Banking 950 1,204 1,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.29% 11.48% 13.93%
As % of the General category 18.55% 19.78% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 851 1,112 1,353
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,375 £42,300
90th Percentile £102,500 £115,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

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 5,122 6,086 6,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.07% 58.05% 58.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4,548 5,469 5,723
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £61,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.69% +2.50% +1.69%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £95,000
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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -4 4 - -
Banking
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 683 (71.89%) Finance
2 293 (30.84%) SQL
3 260 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
4 254 (26.74%) Java
5 188 (19.79%) Investment Banking
6 186 (19.58%) C#
7 177 (18.63%) Microsoft
8 174 (18.32%) .NET
9 148 (15.58%) Degree
10 146 (15.37%) SQL Server
11 145 (15.26%) JavaScript
12 135 (14.21%) Python
13 117 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
14 111 (11.68%) Computer Science
15 106 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
16 104 (10.95%) TDD
16 104 (10.95%) Oracle
17 95 (10.00%) Windows
18 94 (9.89%) Linux
19 85 (8.95%) Fintech
20 79 (8.32%) Front Office
21 78 (8.21%) C++
22 77 (8.11%) Microservices
23 74 (7.79%) Spring
23 74 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
24 72 (7.58%) MVC
24 72 (7.58%) Unix
25 68 (7.16%) Amazon AWS
25 68 (7.16%) AngularJS
25 68 (7.16%) Analytics

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 25 (2.63%) WebSphere
2 23 (2.42%) Apache Spark
3 17 (1.79%) IIS
4 15 (1.58%) CMS
5 14 (1.47%) SAS
6 10 (1.05%) MS Exchange
6 10 (1.05%) SharePoint
7 9 (0.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (0.74%) Ethereum
8 7 (0.74%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.74%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.42%) JBoss
10 4 (0.42%) NServiceBus
11 3 (0.32%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.32%) Confluence
11 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 55 (5.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (5.68%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.11%) Autodesk Flame
6 1 (0.11%) InVision
6 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.37%) Distributed Ledger
1 13 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.05%) IntelliMatch
2 10 (1.05%) Misys Midas
3 6 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (0.63%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.42%) SunGard GMI
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.32%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.21%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 2 (0.21%) Front Arena
6 2 (0.21%) Magento
6 2 (0.21%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.11%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 74 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (7.16%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.63%) GitHub
4 21 (2.21%) Office 365
5 20 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 18 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.74%) Serverless
8 5 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
8 5 (0.53%) Azure Functions
9 4 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.32%) Apple Pay
10 3 (0.32%) Azure Machine Learning
10 3 (0.32%) Google Pay
10 3 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.32%) npm
10 3 (0.32%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.32%) SaaS
11 2 (0.21%) PaaS
11 2 (0.21%) Sauce Labs
11 2 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 38 (4.00%) Firewall
2 27 (2.84%) TCP/IP
3 24 (2.53%) WAN
4 23 (2.42%) LAN
5 17 (1.79%) Internet
6 15 (1.58%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (1.58%) VPN
7 14 (1.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 14 (1.47%) SNMP
8 12 (1.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 11 (1.16%) VLAN
10 9 (0.95%) BGP
10 9 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (0.95%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (0.84%) OSPF
12 7 (0.74%) NX-OS
13 6 (0.63%) SAN
13 6 (0.63%) Structured Cabling
14 5 (0.53%) HTTPS
14 5 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (15.37%) SQL Server
2 67 (7.05%) Big Data
3 38 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 37 (3.89%) Hadoop
4 37 (3.89%) Relational Database
5 32 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
7 29 (3.05%) NoSQL
8 27 (2.84%) MySQL
9 21 (2.21%) Redis
10 17 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (1.58%) Cosmos DB
11 15 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
12 14 (1.47%) Apache Hive
12 14 (1.47%) Blockchain
13 13 (1.37%) Flink
14 10 (1.05%) Power BI
15 9 (0.95%) RDBMS
15 9 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (0.63%) HBase
Development Applications
1 51 (5.37%) Jenkins
2 44 (4.63%) Maven
3 42 (4.42%) Git (software)
4 31 (3.26%) JIRA
5 24 (2.53%) TeamCity
6 22 (2.32%) JUnit
7 21 (2.21%) Visual Studio
8 18 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
10 13 (1.37%) Selenium
11 11 (1.16%) HP UFT
12 9 (0.95%) Subversion
13 8 (0.84%) Ant
13 8 (0.84%) Hudson
14 6 (0.63%) Mockito
14 6 (0.63%) webpack
15 5 (0.53%) Gradle
15 5 (0.53%) IBM UrbanCode
15 5 (0.53%) Mocha
15 5 (0.53%) Vagrant
General
1 683 (71.89%) Finance
2 188 (19.79%) Investment Banking
3 79 (8.32%) Front Office
4 63 (6.63%) Financial Institution
5 51 (5.37%) Back Office
6 33 (3.47%) Retail Banking
7 29 (3.05%) Advertising
8 27 (2.84%) Law
9 25 (2.63%) Telecoms
10 23 (2.42%) International Banking
11 21 (2.21%) Retail
12 18 (1.89%) Marketing
13 16 (1.68%) General Ledger
14 11 (1.16%) Corporate Banking
15 10 (1.05%) French Language
16 8 (0.84%) German Language
16 8 (0.84%) Private Banking
17 7 (0.74%) Legal
18 5 (0.53%) Games
19 3 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 369 (38.84%) Developer
2 184 (19.37%) Analyst
3 107 (11.26%) Java Developer
4 97 (10.21%) Senior Developer
5 81 (8.53%) .NET Developer
6 67 (7.05%) Business Analyst
7 65 (6.84%) C# Developer
8 50 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
9 47 (4.95%) SQL Developer
9 47 (4.95%) Support Analyst
10 44 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
11 43 (4.53%) Applications Support
12 37 (3.89%) Architect
13 35 (3.68%) Consultant
14 34 (3.58%) Applications Support Analyst
15 32 (3.37%) Project Manager
16 29 (3.05%) Data Analyst
17 28 (2.95%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
17 28 (2.95%) Network Engineer
17 28 (2.95%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (18.32%) .NET
2 74 (7.79%) Spring
3 68 (7.16%) AngularJS
4 67 (7.05%) ASP.NET
5 62 (6.53%) HTML
6 59 (6.21%) REST
7 54 (5.68%) jQuery
8 52 (5.47%) CSS
9 38 (4.00%) React
10 37 (3.89%) Kafka
11 36 (3.79%) .NET Framework
12 34 (3.58%) XML
13 29 (3.05%) J2EE
13 29 (3.05%) Web Services
14 27 (2.84%) JSON
15 25 (2.63%) Middleware
15 25 (2.63%) Node.js
16 23 (2.42%) WCF
17 22 (2.32%) Redux
18 21 (2.21%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 117 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (8.95%) Fintech
3 58 (6.11%) Derivative
3 58 (6.11%) Fixed Income
4 53 (5.58%) Greenfield Project
5 47 (4.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 37 (3.89%) Equities
7 28 (2.95%) SWIFT
8 25 (2.63%) Equity Derivative
9 21 (2.21%) Management Information System
10 20 (2.11%) Algorithms
10 20 (2.11%) Market Risk
11 19 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
12 18 (1.89%) Data Structures
13 17 (1.79%) Mobile App
14 15 (1.58%) Data Centre
15 13 (1.37%) Reinsurance
16 12 (1.26%) Hedge funds
17 11 (1.16%) Credit Risk
17 11 (1.16%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 95 (10.00%) Windows
2 94 (9.89%) Linux
3 72 (7.58%) Unix
4 26 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (2.32%) Windows Server
6 21 (2.21%) Windows 7
7 20 (2.11%) Windows 10
8 13 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (1.05%) Solaris
11 9 (0.95%) Android
12 8 (0.84%) CentOS
13 7 (0.74%) AIX
13 7 (0.74%) HPUX
13 7 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.53%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.32%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.32%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X Server
16 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (11.68%) Computer Science
3 106 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
4 104 (10.95%) TDD
5 77 (8.11%) Microservices
6 72 (7.58%) MVC
7 68 (7.16%) Analytics
8 65 (6.84%) Web Development
9 63 (6.63%) Risk Management
10 61 (6.42%) OO
11 60 (6.32%) Mathematics
12 58 (6.11%) Multithreading
13 56 (5.89%) DevOps
14 55 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
15 54 (5.68%) SDLC
16 53 (5.58%) ITIL
17 52 (5.47%) Project Management
18 50 (5.26%) Machine Learning
19 46 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
20 45 (4.74%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 293 (30.84%) SQL
2 254 (26.74%) Java
3 186 (19.58%) C#
4 145 (15.26%) JavaScript
5 135 (14.21%) Python
6 78 (8.21%) C++
7 57 (6.00%) Java 8
8 39 (4.11%) PL/SQL
9 37 (3.89%) R
10 35 (3.68%) T-SQL
11 29 (3.05%) Scala
12 28 (2.95%) PowerShell
13 26 (2.74%) C
13 26 (2.74%) Haskell
13 26 (2.74%) Shell Script
14 25 (2.63%) VBA
15 21 (2.21%) Bash Shell
15 21 (2.21%) Ruby
16 18 (1.89%) Perl
17 14 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 148 (15.58%) Degree
2 47 (4.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (2.84%) CISSP
4 25 (2.63%) CCNP
5 19 (2.00%) CCIE
6 16 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (1.47%) MCSE
8 13 (1.37%) CISM
9 10 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.84%) CRISC
10 8 (0.84%) Security Cleared
11 7 (0.74%) CCSA
11 7 (0.74%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.63%) CCSE
12 6 (0.63%) CISA
12 6 (0.63%) Master's Degree
12 6 (0.63%) MBA
12 6 (0.63%) SC Cleared
13 5 (0.53%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.74%) QA
2 20 (2.11%) ISO 20022
3 16 (1.68%) SEPA
3 16 (1.68%) SLA
4 15 (1.58%) MiFID
5 14 (1.47%) GDPR
6 11 (1.16%) COBIT
7 10 (1.05%) ISO 8583
7 10 (1.05%) TARGET2
8 9 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.63%) EMIR
10 5 (0.53%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
11 3 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.32%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.32%) SSAE 16
12 2 (0.21%) FATCA
12 2 (0.21%) IFRS
12 2 (0.21%) IFRS 9
12 2 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 32 (3.37%) Docker
3 21 (2.21%) HDFS
4 15 (1.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 14 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.42%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.21%) XenApp
9 1 (0.11%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.11%) StorNext
9 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (2.74%) Kubernetes
2 19 (2.00%) Puppet
3 13 (1.37%) Ansible
4 10 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.84%) SCCM
5 8 (0.84%) Terraform
6 7 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.53%) Oozie
7 5 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.42%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.32%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.32%) Nagios
9 3 (0.32%) Rancher
9 3 (0.32%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.21%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.11%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 177 (18.63%) Microsoft
2 104 (10.95%) Oracle
3 33 (3.47%) Cisco
4 30 (3.16%) IBM
5 24 (2.53%) FIS
5 24 (2.53%) Red Hat
6 22 (2.32%) CheckPoint
6 22 (2.32%) F5
6 22 (2.32%) VMware
7 20 (2.11%) Google
8 19 (2.00%) Calypso
8 19 (2.00%) Palo Alto
9 17 (1.79%) Sybase
9 17 (1.79%) Tableau
10 15 (1.58%) Citrix
10 15 (1.58%) Cognos
10 15 (1.58%) ServiceNow
10 15 (1.58%) Terracotta
11 12 (1.26%) Splunk
11 12 (1.26%) Sun