Period
to 22 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 41 21
Rank change year-on-year -12 -20 +25
Permanent jobs citing Banking 6,322 8,759 14,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.92% 5.64% 8.99%
As % of the General category 12.30% 13.01% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4,848 5,991 7,363
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £102,500 £101,250
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%

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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 51,415 67,318 75,586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.00% 43.35% 45.55%
Number of salaries quoted 38,865 51,837 55,549
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in England

Banking
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Banking in England.

Salary trend for Banking in England

Banking
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in England over the 6 months to 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Banking in England

Banking
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the England region over the 6 months to 22 September 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 -5 4,791 £72,500 +3.57% 449
North of England -2 685 £55,000 +10.00% 59
North West -9 474 £55,000 - 26
South East -2 371 £57,000 +8.57% 40
South West +119 275 £53,850 -2.09% 18
Yorkshire +24 206 £54,034 +20.08% 19
Midlands -43 134 £41,000 -13.68% 25
West Midlands +20 89 £41,000 -11.35% 12
East of England +14 59 £67,500 +17.39% 15
East Midlands -53 45 £45,000 -10.00% 13
North East -12 5 £64,514 +61.29% 14
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 England region with a requirement for Banking.

1 4,110 (65.01%) Finance
2 2,377 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
3 1,508 (23.85%) Java
4 1,293 (20.45%) SQL
5 1,116 (17.65%) Fintech
6 922 (14.58%) Software Engineering
7 857 (13.56%) AWS
8 855 (13.52%) Python
9 839 (13.27%) Degree
10 830 (13.13%) DevOps
11 787 (12.45%) C#
12 771 (12.20%) Investment Banking
13 757 (11.97%) JavaScript
14 731 (11.56%) .NET
15 685 (10.84%) SQL Server
16 683 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
17 677 (10.71%) Scrum
18 648 (10.25%) Retail
19 623 (9.85%) Oracle
20 619 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
21 576 (9.11%) Linux
22 569 (9.00%) Front Office
23 567 (8.97%) Microservices
24 564 (8.92%) Windows
25 554 (8.76%) TDD
26 548 (8.67%) Azure
27 515 (8.15%) Microsoft
28 492 (7.78%) Asset Management
29 491 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
30 468 (7.40%) Test Automation

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 181 (2.86%) Confluence
2 154 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 124 (1.96%) Apache Spark
4 74 (1.17%) SAS
5 59 (0.93%) SharePoint
6 56 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
7 54 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
8 52 (0.82%) WebLogic
9 49 (0.78%) Apache
9 49 (0.78%) IIS
10 42 (0.66%) MS Exchange
11 40 (0.63%) Tomcat
12 34 (0.54%) CMS
13 29 (0.46%) Mule
13 29 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 28 (0.44%) JBoss
15 27 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
16 26 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 24 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
18 20 (0.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 185 (2.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 172 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
3 78 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
5 31 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 29 (0.46%) Sketch
7 27 (0.43%) MS Visio
8 23 (0.36%) InVision
9 22 (0.35%) Photoshop
10 15 (0.24%) EngageOne
11 13 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
12 10 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 5 (0.079%) Chatbot
13 5 (0.079%) SPSS
14 4 (0.063%) Flinto
14 4 (0.063%) InDesign
14 4 (0.063%) Zeplin
15 3 (0.047%) Figma
16 1 (0.016%) HipChat
16 1 (0.016%) Stata
Business Applications
1 41 (0.65%) SAP CO
1 41 (0.65%) SAP FI
1 41 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
2 39 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 30 (0.47%) thinkFolio
4 21 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 19 (0.30%) Markit EDM
5 19 (0.30%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 16 (0.25%) Front Arena
7 14 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
7 14 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
8 13 (0.21%) FINCAD Analytics
9 12 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
9 12 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 11 (0.17%) ION MarketView
10 11 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
10 11 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
10 11 (0.17%) Temenos T24
11 10 (0.16%) NetSuite
12 9 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 857 (13.56%) AWS
2 548 (8.67%) Azure
3 288 (4.56%) GCP
4 128 (2.02%) Office 365
5 118 (1.87%) SaaS
6 113 (1.79%) GitHub
7 88 (1.39%) Power Platform
8 57 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
9 54 (0.85%) PaaS
10 44 (0.70%) OpenShift
10 44 (0.70%) Serverless
11 39 (0.62%) IaaS
11 39 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
12 36 (0.57%) Azure Stack
13 35 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
13 35 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
14 31 (0.49%) Amazon S3
15 28 (0.44%) Apigee
16 25 (0.40%) Datadog
17 22 (0.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 177 (2.80%) Firewall
2 91 (1.44%) Internet
3 87 (1.38%) WAN
4 84 (1.33%) LAN
5 80 (1.27%) DNS
6 76 (1.20%) TCP/IP
7 67 (1.06%) VPN
8 56 (0.89%) MPLS
8 56 (0.89%) Wireless
9 41 (0.65%) HTTP
10 39 (0.62%) Unified Communications
11 38 (0.60%) DHCP
12 37 (0.59%) SAN
13 35 (0.55%) Network Security
14 32 (0.51%) BGP
15 30 (0.47%) Wireless Security
16 25 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
17 24 (0.38%) Intrusion Detection
17 24 (0.38%) Skype
17 24 (0.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 685 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 282 (4.46%) Hadoop
3 256 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
4 234 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 218 (3.45%) Big Data
6 189 (2.99%) NoSQL
7 184 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 173 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 155 (2.45%) MySQL
10 137 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
11 116 (1.83%) Oracle Database
12 95 (1.50%) Blockchain
13 94 (1.49%) MongoDB
14 89 (1.41%) RDBMS
15 88 (1.39%) Power BI
16 86 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
17 58 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
18 48 (0.76%) Apache Hive
19 46 (0.73%) DB2
20 43 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 413 (6.53%) Git (software)
2 354 (5.60%) Jenkins
3 305 (4.82%) JIRA
4 181 (2.86%) Selenium
5 156 (2.47%) Maven
6 152 (2.40%) Cucumber
7 96 (1.52%) TeamCity
8 87 (1.38%) IBM UrbanCode
9 74 (1.17%) JUnit
10 62 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
11 58 (0.92%) GitLab
12 52 (0.82%) webpack
13 51 (0.81%) Bitbucket
14 50 (0.79%) JMeter
14 50 (0.79%) SonarQube
15 45 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
16 44 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
17 43 (0.68%) Appium
18 37 (0.59%) Gradle
19 36 (0.57%) WebDriver
General
1 4,110 (65.01%) Finance
2 771 (12.20%) Investment Banking
3 648 (10.25%) Retail
4 569 (9.00%) Front Office
5 273 (4.32%) Telecoms
6 218 (3.45%) Retail Banking
7 206 (3.26%) Marketing
8 190 (3.01%) Financial Institution
9 165 (2.61%) Back Office
10 107 (1.69%) Legal
11 102 (1.61%) German Language
12 87 (1.38%) Public Sector
13 77 (1.22%) Games
13 77 (1.22%) Manufacturing
14 73 (1.15%) Italian Language
15 66 (1.04%) French Language
16 63 (1.00%) Law
17 51 (0.81%) Private Banking
18 42 (0.66%) Billing
19 37 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,703 (26.94%) Developer
2 687 (10.87%) Analyst
3 514 (8.13%) Java Developer
4 451 (7.13%) Architect
5 373 (5.90%) Software Engineer
6 338 (5.35%) Consultant
7 298 (4.71%) .NET Developer
8 295 (4.67%) C# Developer
9 273 (4.32%) Business Analyst
10 262 (4.14%) Senior Developer
11 199 (3.15%) DevOps Engineer
12 194 (3.07%) Project Manager
13 189 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
14 178 (2.82%) Solutions Architect
15 162 (2.56%) SQL Developer
16 159 (2.52%) Applications Support
17 153 (2.42%) Java Engineer
18 128 (2.02%) React Developer
19 127 (2.01%) Banking Analyst
20 116 (1.83%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 731 (11.56%) .NET
2 393 (6.22%) HTML
3 375 (5.93%) AngularJS
4 326 (5.16%) Spring
5 319 (5.05%) React
6 281 (4.44%) ASP.NET
6 281 (4.44%) CSS
7 269 (4.25%) Web Services
8 234 (3.70%) RESTful
9 225 (3.56%) Node.js
10 204 (3.23%) HTML5
11 202 (3.20%) REST
12 190 (3.01%) Spring Boot
13 178 (2.82%) .NET Framework
14 152 (2.40%) XML
15 143 (2.26%) Kafka
16 142 (2.25%) Redux
17 138 (2.18%) ASP.NET Web API
18 134 (2.12%) JSON
19 122 (1.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 683 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 387 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
3 304 (4.81%) Fixed Income
4 269 (4.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 267 (4.22%) User Experience
6 249 (3.94%) Equities
7 244 (3.86%) Data Centre
8 233 (3.69%) Derivative
9 221 (3.50%) Hedge funds
10 212 (3.35%) Management Information System
11 198 (3.13%) Mobile App
12 154 (2.44%) Online Banking
13 141 (2.23%) Public Cloud
14 104 (1.65%) Credit Risk
15 102 (1.61%) Algorithms
16 100 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
17 95 (1.50%) Mobile Banking
18 92 (1.46%) Virtual Team
19 71 (1.12%) Data Structures
20 63 (1.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 576 (9.11%) Linux
2 564 (8.92%) Windows
3 287 (4.54%) Unix
4 179 (2.83%) Windows Server
5 166 (2.63%) Android
6 125 (1.98%) Apple iOS
7 82 (1.30%) Windows 10
8 65 (1.03%) Windows 7
9 53 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 30 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (0.38%) AIX
12 21 (0.33%) Solaris
13 19 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (0.28%) zOS
15 11 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
16 9 (0.14%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (0.13%) CentOS
18 7 (0.11%) Mac OS
19 6 (0.095%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,377 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
2 1,116 (17.65%) Fintech
3 922 (14.58%) Software Engineering
4 830 (13.13%) DevOps
5 677 (10.71%) Scrum
6 619 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
7 567 (8.97%) Microservices
8 554 (8.76%) TDD
9 492 (7.78%) Asset Management
10 491 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
11 468 (7.40%) Test Automation
12 452 (7.15%) Analytics
13 438 (6.93%) SDLC
14 427 (6.75%) Computer Science
15 400 (6.33%) BDD
16 379 (5.99%) Mentoring
16 379 (5.99%) Project Management
17 367 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
18 332 (5.25%) Project Delivery
19 310 (4.90%) Digital Banking
Programming Languages
1 1,508 (23.85%) Java
2 1,293 (20.45%) SQL
3 855 (13.52%) Python
4 787 (12.45%) C#
5 757 (11.97%) JavaScript
6 242 (3.83%) C
7 222 (3.51%) C++
8 213 (3.37%) R
9 206 (3.26%) Java 8
10 189 (2.99%) Scala
11 173 (2.74%) Kotlin
12 168 (2.66%) PowerShell
13 164 (2.59%) T-SQL
14 160 (2.53%) Bash Shell
14 160 (2.53%) Ruby
15 142 (2.25%) VBA
16 131 (2.07%) PL/SQL
17 102 (1.61%) Perl
18 95 (1.50%) Go
19 90 (1.42%) ES6
Qualifications
1 839 (13.27%) Degree
2 135 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 133 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
4 130 (2.06%) CISSP
5 87 (1.38%) CISM
6 77 (1.22%) CCNP
7 71 (1.12%) CCIE
8 51 (0.81%) CISA
9 49 (0.78%) PhD
10 46 (0.73%) Security Cleared
11 41 (0.65%) CCNA
12 37 (0.59%) MBA
13 33 (0.52%) ISTQB
14 32 (0.51%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 30 (0.47%) CCIE Service Provider
16 28 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
17 27 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
18 25 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
19 24 (0.38%) PMI Certification
20 23 (0.36%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 282 (4.46%) QA
2 106 (1.68%) Data Quality
3 83 (1.31%) PMO
4 69 (1.09%) PSD2
4 69 (1.09%) SLA
5 53 (0.84%) GDPR
6 49 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 34 (0.54%) NIST
8 32 (0.51%) MiFID
9 27 (0.43%) COBIT
10 23 (0.36%) HMG Infosec
10 23 (0.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 23 (0.36%) JSP 440
10 23 (0.36%) PCI DSS
10 23 (0.36%) SEPA
11 20 (0.32%) IFRS
12 16 (0.25%) Basel III
12 16 (0.25%) EMIR
12 16 (0.25%) IFRS 9
13 15 (0.24%) Basel II
System Software
1 456 (7.21%) Docker
2 172 (2.72%) Active Directory
3 111 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (0.57%) XenApp
5 30 (0.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 25 (0.40%) vSphere
7 21 (0.33%) Hyper-V
8 16 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 16 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
10 14 (0.22%) VMware NSX
10 14 (0.22%) XenDesktop
11 12 (0.19%) GridGain
12 11 (0.17%) Apache Flume
13 10 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 9 (0.14%) Cronacle
14 9 (0.14%) Veritas File System
14 9 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 6 (0.095%) Oracle RAC
16 5 (0.079%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 338 (5.35%) Kubernetes
2 225 (3.56%) Ansible
3 209 (3.31%) Terraform
4 149 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
5 106 (1.68%) Puppet
6 88 (1.39%) SCCM
7 46 (0.73%) Rancher
8 38 (0.60%) SCOM
9 34 (0.54%) Prometheus
10 30 (0.47%) Istio
10 30 (0.47%) Nagios
10 30 (0.47%) Tivoli
11 24 (0.38%) CA Service Virtualization
11 24 (0.38%) Nessus
12 23 (0.36%) Packer
13 20 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
14 19 (0.30%) Grafana
15 16 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
16 12 (0.19%) Cisco UCCX
16 12 (0.19%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 623 (9.85%) Oracle
2 515 (8.15%) Microsoft
3 227 (3.59%) Google
4 197 (3.12%) Cisco
5 167 (2.64%) VMware
6 164 (2.59%) Tableau
7 160 (2.53%) IBM
8 140 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
9 122 (1.93%) SAP
10 109 (1.72%) Informatica
11 106 (1.68%) Citrix
12 92 (1.46%) Splunk
13 84 (1.33%) Bloomberg
14 77 (1.22%) Red Hat
15 67 (1.06%) Adobe
15 67 (1.06%) Dell
16 65 (1.03%) NetApp
17 61 (0.96%) EMC
18 57 (0.90%) AppDynamics
19 54 (0.85%) ServiceNow