Period
to 20 April 2021

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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK > England
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 74 56 43
Rank change year-on-year -18 -13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Banking 2,943 4,721 7,455
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.92% 4.65% 5.41%
As % of the General category 9.84% 11.46% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2,329 3,549 5,696
10th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £60,750 £56,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +6.30%
75th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £122,500 £102,500
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +8.00%

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 29,913 41,188 56,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.84% 40.60% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 22,225 31,916 43,012
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +6.80%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £91,250
UK median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +10.00%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Banking in England

Banking
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Banking in England.

Salary trend for Banking in England

Banking
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Banking in England over the 6 months to 20 April 2021.

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 20 April 2021. 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 -2 2,472 £80,000 - 382
South East +18 158 £59,000 -9.23% 32
North of England -84 145 £65,000 +18.18% 63
South West +28 81 £63,608 +36.06% 10
North West -63 80 £65,000 +18.18% 27
Yorkshire -43 60 £75,000 +36.36% 25
Midlands -21 45 £50,000 - 24
West Midlands +1 30 £48,750 -9.72% 10
East Midlands -20 15 £50,000 +11.11% 14
East of England -65 7 £55,000 +22.22% 9
North East -14 5 £45,000 +2.46% 11
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 2021, 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 1,790 (60.82%) Finance
2 1,184 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
3 914 (31.06%) Java
4 713 (24.23%) AWS
5 590 (20.05%) SQL
5 590 (20.05%) Python
6 582 (19.78%) Fintech
7 554 (18.82%) DevOps
8 532 (18.08%) Microservices
9 473 (16.07%) Azure
10 469 (15.94%) Kubernetes
11 440 (14.95%) Investment Banking
12 404 (13.73%) JavaScript
13 391 (13.29%) Docker
14 358 (12.16%) Software Engineering
15 354 (12.03%) GCP
16 309 (10.50%) Analytics
17 297 (10.09%) Linux
18 295 (10.02%) Asset Management
19 293 (9.96%) Degree
20 289 (9.82%) Scrum
21 286 (9.72%) Microsoft
22 280 (9.51%) Problem-Solving
23 266 (9.04%) Jenkins
24 265 (9.00%) Front Office
25 249 (8.46%) Test Automation
26 243 (8.26%) TDD
27 239 (8.12%) PostgreSQL
27 239 (8.12%) Git (software)
28 236 (8.02%) Kafka

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
1 100 (3.40%) Apache Spark
2 94 (3.19%) Confluence
3 71 (2.41%) SharePoint
4 61 (2.07%) Apache
5 49 (1.66%) SAS
6 45 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
7 26 (0.88%) GemFire
8 20 (0.68%) MS Exchange
9 19 (0.65%) CMS
10 16 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
12 12 (0.41%) Tomcat
13 11 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 10 (0.34%) MTS
15 9 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
16 7 (0.24%) CICS
16 7 (0.24%) JBoss
16 7 (0.24%) Skype for Business
16 7 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 68 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.54%) Figma
6 15 (0.51%) InVision
6 15 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
7 14 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.24%) Sketch
9 5 (0.17%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.10%) Zeplin
11 1 (0.034%) Adobe XD
11 1 (0.034%) InDesign
11 1 (0.034%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 50 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.44%) Loan IQ
3 12 (0.41%) Sentinel
4 11 (0.37%) Summit
5 8 (0.27%) Temenos T24
6 5 (0.17%) Eikon
7 4 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.14%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
8 3 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
8 3 (0.10%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.10%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.10%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.068%) Misys Midas
9 2 (0.068%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.068%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.068%) StreamServe
10 1 (0.034%) INSURE/90
10 1 (0.034%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 713 (24.23%) AWS
2 473 (16.07%) Azure
3 354 (12.03%) GCP
4 127 (4.32%) SaaS
5 121 (4.11%) Serverless
6 116 (3.94%) AWS Lambda
7 110 (3.74%) Power Platform
8 95 (3.23%) Amazon ECS
9 80 (2.72%) PaaS
10 78 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
11 56 (1.90%) Microsoft 365
12 54 (1.83%) GitHub
13 49 (1.66%) IaaS
14 48 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
15 38 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
16 37 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
16 37 (1.26%) Firebase
17 33 (1.12%) OpenShift
18 31 (1.05%) Apigee
19 30 (1.02%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 65 (2.21%) Firewall
2 62 (2.11%) WAN
3 57 (1.94%) LAN
3 57 (1.94%) TCP/IP
4 53 (1.80%) DNS
5 29 (0.99%) Network Security
6 26 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
7 25 (0.85%) DHCP
8 23 (0.78%) Internet
9 20 (0.68%) NetScaler
10 19 (0.65%) BGP
10 19 (0.65%) VPN
11 16 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
11 16 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (0.54%) SSH
11 16 (0.54%) Unified Communications
11 16 (0.54%) VoIP
12 15 (0.51%) MPLS
13 14 (0.48%) Multicast
13 14 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 239 (8.12%) PostgreSQL
2 176 (5.98%) SQL Server
3 159 (5.40%) Relational Database
4 141 (4.79%) MySQL
5 133 (4.52%) Big Data
6 106 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
7 95 (3.23%) RDBMS
8 89 (3.02%) NoSQL
9 80 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 77 (2.62%) Power BI
11 76 (2.58%) Hadoop
12 73 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 68 (2.31%) MongoDB
14 62 (2.11%) Amazon Aurora
15 44 (1.50%) Tableau
16 40 (1.36%) Redis
17 35 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
18 33 (1.12%) Apache Hive
19 28 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
19 28 (0.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 266 (9.04%) Jenkins
2 239 (8.12%) Git (software)
3 177 (6.01%) JIRA
4 96 (3.26%) Selenium
5 93 (3.16%) Cucumber
6 90 (3.06%) Maven
7 81 (2.75%) Gradle
8 61 (2.07%) Artifactory
9 56 (1.90%) JUnit
10 54 (1.83%) GitLab
11 45 (1.53%) SonarQube
11 45 (1.53%) Visual Studio
12 43 (1.46%) Mocha
12 43 (1.46%) Mockito
13 37 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
14 36 (1.22%) Bitbucket
15 29 (0.99%) Cypress.io
15 29 (0.99%) Protractor
16 28 (0.95%) Appium
16 28 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 1,790 (60.82%) Finance
2 440 (14.95%) Investment Banking
3 265 (9.00%) Front Office
4 173 (5.88%) Retail
5 148 (5.03%) Telecoms
6 89 (3.02%) Retail Banking
7 77 (2.62%) Financial Institution
8 71 (2.41%) Private Banking
9 69 (2.34%) Law
9 69 (2.34%) Legal
10 67 (2.28%) Back Office
11 53 (1.80%) Manufacturing
12 45 (1.53%) Marketing
12 45 (1.53%) Public Sector
13 37 (1.26%) Automotive
14 35 (1.19%) Games
15 28 (0.95%) Advertising
16 24 (0.82%) Billing
17 23 (0.78%) General Ledger
18 19 (0.65%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 934 (31.74%) Developer
2 397 (13.49%) Java Developer
3 292 (9.92%) Analyst
4 183 (6.22%) Architect
5 178 (6.05%) Software Engineer
6 159 (5.40%) Senior Developer
7 143 (4.86%) Business Analyst
8 136 (4.62%) Java Engineer
9 135 (4.59%) DevOps Engineer
10 128 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
11 126 (4.28%) Consultant
12 111 (3.77%) AWS Developer
13 109 (3.70%) Project Manager
14 94 (3.19%) Java Software Engineer
15 88 (2.99%) Developer/Software Engineer
16 87 (2.96%) Full Stack Developer
17 86 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
18 85 (2.89%) AWS Software Engineer
19 76 (2.58%) Python Developer
20 71 (2.41%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (8.02%) Kafka
2 232 (7.88%) React
3 229 (7.78%) Spring
4 210 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 210 (7.14%) HTML
5 204 (6.93%) Web Services
6 196 (6.66%) .NET
7 188 (6.39%) CSS
8 183 (6.22%) Node.js
9 148 (5.03%) Spring Boot
10 141 (4.79%) gRPC
10 141 (4.79%) REST
11 108 (3.67%) HTML5
11 108 (3.67%) RESTful
12 89 (3.02%) XML
13 80 (2.72%) Redux
14 68 (2.31%) JSON
15 67 (2.28%) CSS3
15 67 (2.28%) Middleware
16 64 (2.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 207 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
2 189 (6.42%) Fixed Income
3 188 (6.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 180 (6.12%) Hedge funds
5 157 (5.33%) Derivative
6 151 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
7 148 (5.03%) Equities
8 143 (4.86%) User Experience
9 118 (4.01%) Mobile App
10 111 (3.77%) Cloud Native
11 91 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
12 69 (2.34%) SWIFT
13 66 (2.24%) Mobile Banking
13 66 (2.24%) Public Cloud
14 60 (2.04%) Data Centre
15 57 (1.94%) Market Risk
16 56 (1.90%) Pricing Data
17 55 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
18 54 (1.83%) Online Banking
19 48 (1.63%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 297 (10.09%) Linux
2 190 (6.46%) Windows
3 154 (5.23%) Unix
4 62 (2.11%) Android
4 62 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 61 (2.07%) Apple iOS
6 41 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 41 (1.39%) Windows 10
7 30 (1.02%) Windows Server 2016
8 28 (0.95%) Solaris
9 19 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (0.48%) Windows 7
12 13 (0.44%) CentOS
13 10 (0.34%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.31%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.24%) zOS
16 6 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.14%) CoreOS
17 4 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,184 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
2 582 (19.78%) Fintech
3 554 (18.82%) DevOps
4 532 (18.08%) Microservices
5 358 (12.16%) Software Engineering
6 309 (10.50%) Analytics
7 295 (10.02%) Asset Management
8 289 (9.82%) Scrum
9 280 (9.51%) Problem-Solving
10 249 (8.46%) Test Automation
11 243 (8.26%) TDD
12 236 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
13 220 (7.48%) OO
14 208 (7.07%) Machine Learning
15 181 (6.15%) Risk Management
16 180 (6.12%) SDLC
17 176 (5.98%) Computer Science
18 171 (5.81%) Project Management
19 169 (5.74%) Project Delivery
20 168 (5.71%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 914 (31.06%) Java
2 590 (20.05%) Python
2 590 (20.05%) SQL
3 404 (13.73%) JavaScript
4 214 (7.27%) C#
5 141 (4.79%) Java 8
6 124 (4.21%) TypeScript
7 98 (3.33%) C++
8 97 (3.30%) Shell Script
9 90 (3.06%) Bash Shell
10 85 (2.89%) Scala
11 80 (2.72%) PowerShell
12 75 (2.55%) Go
13 71 (2.41%) Kotlin
14 70 (2.38%) C
15 58 (1.97%) Perl
16 57 (1.94%) R
17 45 (1.53%) Ruby
18 43 (1.46%) ES6
19 38 (1.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 293 (9.96%) Degree
2 71 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 56 (1.90%) CISSP
4 53 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (1.09%) CISM
6 31 (1.05%) CCNP
7 23 (0.78%) CISA
8 22 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 20 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
10 19 (0.65%) OCP
11 17 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (0.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 14 (0.48%) CCNA
12 14 (0.48%) PMI Certification
13 13 (0.44%) APMG
13 13 (0.44%) CRISC
13 13 (0.44%) Master's Degree
13 13 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
14 12 (0.41%) ISEB
15 10 (0.34%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (4.28%) QA
2 42 (1.43%) MiFID
3 35 (1.19%) GDPR
4 31 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 31 (1.05%) EMIR
4 31 (1.05%) SLA
5 29 (0.99%) PMO
6 26 (0.88%) NIST
7 22 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 20 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
9 19 (0.65%) COBIT
10 15 (0.51%) GRC
10 15 (0.51%) PCI DSS
10 15 (0.51%) PSD2
11 9 (0.31%) ISO 20022
12 7 (0.24%) Basel III
12 7 (0.24%) ISO 8583
13 5 (0.17%) COREP
14 4 (0.14%) CRD IV
14 4 (0.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 391 (13.29%) Docker
2 103 (3.50%) Active Directory
3 83 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
5 22 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 17 (0.58%) HDFS
7 17 (0.58%) Hyper-V
8 14 (0.48%) VMware NSX
9 11 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.31%) Time Sharing Option
11 8 (0.27%) Apache Flume
11 8 (0.27%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.17%) OpenAM
13 4 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 4 (0.14%) vSphere
14 3 (0.10%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.10%) RACF
14 3 (0.10%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 469 (15.94%) Kubernetes
2 198 (6.73%) Terraform
3 172 (5.84%) Ansible
4 56 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
5 49 (1.66%) Puppet
6 36 (1.22%) SCCM
7 25 (0.85%) Istio
8 20 (0.68%) Fortio
8 20 (0.68%) Kiali
9 19 (0.65%) vCenter Server
10 18 (0.61%) SCOM
11 17 (0.58%) Prometheus
12 14 (0.48%) ITRS Geneos
12 14 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
13 11 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
14 10 (0.34%) Grafana
15 9 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 8 (0.27%) Kibana
17 7 (0.24%) Data Guard
18 6 (0.20%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 286 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 199 (6.76%) Oracle
3 184 (6.25%) Google
4 114 (3.87%) VMware
5 100 (3.40%) Cisco
6 70 (2.38%) Sybase
7 55 (1.87%) IBM
8 50 (1.70%) Red Hat
8 50 (1.70%) SAP
9 47 (1.60%) Murex
10 34 (1.16%) Apple
11 31 (1.05%) Citrix
12 29 (0.99%) Splunk
13 28 (0.95%) Bloomberg
13 28 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
14 22 (0.75%) Xamarin
15 20 (0.68%) HP
15 20 (0.68%) Palo Alto
16 19 (0.65%) ServiceNow
16 19 (0.65%) Solace