Period
to 7 December 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 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 23 14
Rank change year-on-year -6 -9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Banking 759 974 1,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 7.74% 8.95% 12.15%
As % of the General category 15.54% 17.39% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 654 869 1,151
City of London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £105,000 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +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 4,883 5,601 6,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 49.80% 51.46% 58.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4,172 5,005 5,447
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +2.56%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 - 6 £60,000 -
Moorgate - 4 £120,000 -
Banking
Central London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 540 (71.15%) Finance
2 237 (31.23%) Agile Software Development
3 201 (26.48%) Java
4 190 (25.03%) Fintech
5 149 (19.63%) Investment Banking
6 141 (18.58%) SQL
7 124 (16.34%) AWS
8 121 (15.94%) C#
8 121 (15.94%) Python
9 102 (13.44%) Microsoft
10 99 (13.04%) Microservices
11 93 (12.25%) .NET
12 92 (12.12%) Linux
13 87 (11.46%) DevOps
14 84 (11.07%) Scrum
15 76 (10.01%) SQL Server
15 76 (10.01%) TDD
16 74 (9.75%) JavaScript
16 74 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
17 73 (9.62%) Docker
17 73 (9.62%) AngularJS
18 71 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
19 69 (9.09%) Kubernetes
20 67 (8.83%) Project Management
21 66 (8.70%) Windows
22 64 (8.43%) Spring
23 61 (8.04%) Asset Management
24 60 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
24 60 (7.91%) Test Automation
25 58 (7.64%) C++

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 17 (2.24%) Confluence
2 15 (1.98%) Apache Spark
3 7 (0.92%) ArcGIS
4 6 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (0.79%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.66%) CMS
5 5 (0.66%) SAS
5 5 (0.66%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.40%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.40%) Mule
8 2 (0.26%) MTS
8 2 (0.26%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.13%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 52 (6.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (5.01%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.58%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.66%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.40%) Sketch
8 2 (0.26%) Zeplin
9 1 (0.13%) Flinto
9 1 (0.13%) InVision
Business Applications
1 13 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.79%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.26%) Temenos Globus
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.13%) RMDS
4 1 (0.13%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.13%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.13%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 124 (16.34%) AWS
2 50 (6.59%) GCP
3 49 (6.46%) Azure
4 31 (4.08%) Power Platform
5 21 (2.77%) Office 365
6 16 (2.11%) Firebase
7 14 (1.84%) SaaS
8 9 (1.19%) GitHub
9 6 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.66%) Serverless
11 4 (0.53%) Apple Pay
11 4 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.53%) Google Pay
11 4 (0.53%) IaaS
11 4 (0.53%) PaaS
12 3 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (0.40%) Slack
13 2 (0.26%) npm
13 2 (0.26%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.13%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.37%) LAN
1 18 (2.37%) WAN
2 15 (1.98%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.32%) BGP
3 10 (1.32%) Firewall
3 10 (1.32%) OSPF
3 10 (1.32%) VLAN
4 9 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (1.19%) Intranet
5 8 (1.05%) VPN
6 7 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (0.92%) DNS
6 7 (0.92%) NX-OS
6 7 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (0.79%) Internet
7 6 (0.79%) Network Security
8 5 (0.66%) DHCP
8 5 (0.66%) MPLS
8 5 (0.66%) NetScaler
9 4 (0.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (10.01%) SQL Server
2 43 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (4.74%) Big Data
4 31 (4.08%) Power BI
5 22 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 18 (2.37%) NoSQL
7 18 (2.37%) Oracle Database
8 17 (2.24%) Hadoop
9 16 (2.11%) MySQL
9 16 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (1.84%) SQL Server 2017
11 12 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (1.32%) Blockchain
12 10 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
13 8 (1.05%) Data Lake
14 7 (0.92%) Geospatial Data
14 7 (0.92%) GIS
14 7 (0.92%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 38 (5.01%) Git (software)
2 32 (4.22%) Jenkins
3 25 (3.29%) JIRA
4 21 (2.77%) Maven
5 18 (2.37%) JUnit
6 17 (2.24%) Bitbucket
7 16 (2.11%) Crashlytics
8 14 (1.84%) TeamCity
9 13 (1.71%) Selenium
10 12 (1.58%) GitLab
11 11 (1.45%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.05%) Mockito
12 8 (1.05%) SonarQube
13 7 (0.92%) Visual Studio
14 6 (0.79%) Subversion
15 5 (0.66%) IntelliJ
15 5 (0.66%) Spock
16 4 (0.53%) gulp
16 4 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
16 4 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 540 (71.15%) Finance
2 149 (19.63%) Investment Banking
3 50 (6.59%) Front Office
4 33 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 22 (2.90%) Retail Banking
6 17 (2.24%) Advertising
6 17 (2.24%) Marketing
6 17 (2.24%) Retail
7 13 (1.71%) Legal
7 13 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.45%) Law
9 10 (1.32%) Private Banking
10 9 (1.19%) Games
10 9 (1.19%) International Banking
11 8 (1.05%) Back Office
12 4 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.53%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.40%) French Language
14 2 (0.26%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.26%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 279 (36.76%) Developer
2 108 (14.23%) Analyst
3 85 (11.20%) Java Developer
4 56 (7.38%) Senior Developer
5 45 (5.93%) Business Analyst
6 42 (5.53%) DevOps Engineer
7 33 (4.35%) C# Developer
8 32 (4.22%) .NET Developer
9 28 (3.69%) Project Manager
10 25 (3.29%) SQL Developer
11 24 (3.16%) C++ Developer
12 22 (2.90%) Architect
12 22 (2.90%) Software Engineer
13 20 (2.64%) Lead Developer
14 18 (2.37%) Banking Analyst
14 18 (2.37%) Full Stack Developer
15 17 (2.24%) Consultant
15 17 (2.24%) Python Engineer
15 17 (2.24%) Senior DevOps
15 17 (2.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (12.25%) .NET
2 73 (9.62%) AngularJS
3 64 (8.43%) Spring
4 45 (5.93%) Spring Boot
5 39 (5.14%) HTML
5 39 (5.14%) React
6 38 (5.01%) RESTful
7 34 (4.48%) CSS
7 34 (4.48%) Web Services
8 32 (4.22%) REST
9 31 (4.08%) ASP.NET
10 26 (3.43%) Node.js
11 25 (3.29%) .NET Framework
12 24 (3.16%) XML
13 22 (2.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 22 (2.90%) Qt
14 18 (2.37%) .NET Core
14 18 (2.37%) GraphQL
14 18 (2.37%) React Native
15 17 (2.24%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 74 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.27%) Data Centre
3 31 (4.08%) Fixed Income
4 30 (3.95%) User Experience
5 29 (3.82%) Mobile App
6 27 (3.56%) Credit Risk
6 27 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
7 23 (3.03%) Management Information System
8 22 (2.90%) Equities
8 22 (2.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 17 (2.24%) Market Risk
10 14 (1.84%) Derivative
10 14 (1.84%) Mobile Banking
11 12 (1.58%) Public Cloud
12 11 (1.45%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.32%) PMI
14 9 (1.19%) Algorithms
15 8 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
16 7 (0.92%) Hedge funds
16 7 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 92 (12.12%) Linux
2 66 (8.70%) Windows
3 50 (6.59%) Unix
4 28 (3.69%) Android
5 20 (2.64%) Windows 10
5 20 (2.64%) Windows Server
6 12 (1.58%) Solaris
7 9 (1.19%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.05%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.13%) CentOS
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.13%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (31.23%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (25.03%) Fintech
3 99 (13.04%) Microservices
4 87 (11.46%) DevOps
5 84 (11.07%) Scrum
6 76 (10.01%) TDD
7 71 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
8 67 (8.83%) Project Management
9 61 (8.04%) Asset Management
10 60 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
10 60 (7.91%) Test Automation
11 56 (7.38%) SDLC
12 50 (6.59%) Analytics
13 47 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
14 46 (6.06%) BDD
14 46 (6.06%) Project Delivery
15 44 (5.80%) Business Analysis
15 44 (5.80%) ITIL
16 38 (5.01%) Business Intelligence
17 36 (4.74%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 201 (26.48%) Java
2 141 (18.58%) SQL
3 121 (15.94%) C#
3 121 (15.94%) Python
4 74 (9.75%) JavaScript
5 58 (7.64%) C++
6 42 (5.53%) Java 8
7 36 (4.74%) Bash Shell
8 35 (4.61%) R
9 28 (3.69%) T-SQL
10 27 (3.56%) Kotlin
11 22 (2.90%) Go
12 17 (2.24%) Scala
13 16 (2.11%) PowerShell
14 15 (1.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 12 (1.58%) Bourne shell
15 12 (1.58%) C-shell
15 12 (1.58%) Korn
16 11 (1.45%) TypeScript
16 11 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (6.32%) Degree
2 18 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (1.98%) CCNP
5 14 (1.84%) CISSP
6 13 (1.71%) MCSE
6 13 (1.71%) PMI Certification
7 12 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (1.58%) Master's Degree
8 10 (1.32%) CCNA
9 8 (1.05%) PhD
10 7 (0.92%) CCIE
10 7 (0.92%) CCSA
10 7 (0.92%) CCSE
10 7 (0.92%) CISA
11 6 (0.79%) CISM
11 6 (0.79%) CRISC
11 6 (0.79%) PMP
12 5 (0.66%) ISEB
13 3 (0.40%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.16%) SLA
2 21 (2.77%) QA
3 17 (2.24%) GDPR
4 14 (1.84%) EMIR
4 14 (1.84%) MiFID
5 8 (1.05%) Dodd-Frank
6 7 (0.92%) PMO
7 6 (0.79%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.79%) NIST
7 6 (0.79%) PSD2
7 6 (0.79%) SEPA
8 5 (0.66%) COBIT
8 5 (0.66%) IFRS
8 5 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.40%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.26%) COSO
10 2 (0.26%) P3O
10 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.13%) GAAP
System Software
1 73 (9.62%) Docker
2 22 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.45%) XenApp
5 5 (0.66%) Firmware
6 4 (0.53%) OpenAM
6 4 (0.53%) OpenDJ
6 4 (0.53%) OpenIDM
7 3 (0.40%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.40%) Cronacle
8 2 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.26%) Veritas File System
8 2 (0.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 69 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 28 (3.69%) Ansible
3 23 (3.03%) Terraform
4 19 (2.50%) SCCM
5 10 (1.32%) Nagios
6 9 (1.19%) EdgeSight
6 9 (1.19%) Packer
6 9 (1.19%) SCOM
7 8 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.92%) Puppet
8 7 (0.92%) Salt
9 5 (0.66%) Rancher
9 5 (0.66%) TeamSite
10 4 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.26%) Control-M
13 1 (0.13%) FortiGate
13 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.13%) HAProxy
13 1 (0.13%) Oozie
Vendors
1 102 (13.44%) Microsoft
2 38 (5.01%) Oracle
3 29 (3.82%) Google
4 27 (3.56%) Cisco
5 20 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (2.50%) ServiceNow
6 19 (2.50%) VMware
7 14 (1.84%) CheckPoint
8 13 (1.71%) Remedy
9 12 (1.58%) HP
10 10 (1.32%) F5
10 10 (1.32%) Tableau
11 9 (1.19%) Palo Alto
12 8 (1.05%) Atlassian
13 7 (0.92%) Charles River
13 7 (0.92%) Mapbox
13 7 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
13 7 (0.92%) Splunk
13 7 (0.92%) UiPath
14 6 (0.79%) Red Box