Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 72 53 43
Rank change year-on-year -19 -10 -16
Permanent jobs citing Banking 2,250 5,501 7,780
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.01% 4.72% 5.54%
As % of the General category 10.46% 11.72% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,090 4,357 5,906
Median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% -
10th Percentile £48,750 £39,776 £37,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £117,500 £105,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +4.00%

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 21,502 46,940 58,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.29% 40.25% 41.78%
Number of salaries quoted 17,010 36,191 45,689
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +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 16 January 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 16 January 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 2,001 £77,500 +3.33% 332
South East +16 89 £62,500 +4.17% 23
North of England -134 84 £56,250 +2.27% 62
North West -92 56 £52,500 -4.55% 17
Midlands -1 29 £50,000 +25.00% 12
South West +14 28 £55,000 +5.03% 4
West Midlands +44 25 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Yorkshire -65 23 £80,000 +39.13% 36
North East +4 5 £75,000 +70.77% 9
East of England -52 5 £55,000 -8.33% 5
East Midlands -1 4 £57,500 +27.78% 6
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 1,383 (61.47%) Finance
2 862 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
3 697 (30.98%) Java
4 542 (24.09%) AWS
5 502 (22.31%) Python
6 474 (21.07%) Azure
7 456 (20.27%) DevOps
8 448 (19.91%) SQL
9 395 (17.56%) Fintech
10 386 (17.16%) Investment Banking
11 336 (14.93%) Microservices
12 314 (13.96%) Kubernetes
13 313 (13.91%) JavaScript
14 312 (13.87%) Asset Management
15 291 (12.93%) Docker
16 290 (12.89%) GCP
17 264 (11.73%) Front Office
18 263 (11.69%) Analytics
19 233 (10.36%) Microsoft
20 217 (9.64%) Fixed Income
21 216 (9.60%) Software Engineering
22 203 (9.02%) Degree
23 201 (8.93%) Scrum
24 198 (8.80%) Investment Management
25 192 (8.53%) Jenkins
26 186 (8.27%) Machine Learning
27 185 (8.22%) Web Services
28 182 (8.09%) Hedge funds
29 179 (7.96%) AngularJS
30 176 (7.82%) React

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 87 (3.87%) Apache
2 76 (3.38%) Apache Spark
3 51 (2.27%) Confluence
4 40 (1.78%) SharePoint
5 39 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
6 24 (1.07%) SAS
7 13 (0.58%) Tornado
8 12 (0.53%) MS Exchange
9 11 (0.49%) MTS
10 7 (0.31%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.31%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.22%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.18%) CMS
12 4 (0.18%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.13%) Anypoint
13 3 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.13%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 41 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.44%) InVision
6 10 (0.44%) Sketch
7 8 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.22%) Zeplin
9 3 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.13%) Figma
10 2 (0.089%) Adobe XD
11 1 (0.044%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.044%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 52 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.89%) Loan IQ
3 13 (0.58%) Sentinel
4 12 (0.53%) Temenos T24
5 5 (0.22%) Summit
6 4 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
6 4 (0.18%) Eikon
7 3 (0.13%) Endur
7 3 (0.13%) Findur
7 3 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.089%) Finacle
8 2 (0.089%) FLEXCUBE
8 2 (0.089%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.089%) SAP BPC
8 2 (0.089%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.044%) Actimize
9 1 (0.044%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 542 (24.09%) AWS
2 474 (21.07%) Azure
3 290 (12.89%) GCP
4 114 (5.07%) Power Platform
5 109 (4.84%) Serverless
6 103 (4.58%) AWS Lambda
7 65 (2.89%) Amazon ECS
7 65 (2.89%) Office 365
8 62 (2.76%) SaaS
9 59 (2.62%) Apigee
10 46 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
11 41 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
12 31 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
13 30 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
13 30 (1.33%) IaaS
14 29 (1.29%) Amazon S3
15 26 (1.16%) PaaS
16 25 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
16 25 (1.11%) Firebase
17 24 (1.07%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 95 (4.22%) Firewall
2 56 (2.49%) TCP/IP
3 46 (2.04%) DNS
4 39 (1.73%) LAN
4 39 (1.73%) WAN
5 36 (1.60%) Network Security
6 25 (1.11%) VoIP
6 25 (1.11%) VPN
7 23 (1.02%) BGP
7 23 (1.02%) DHCP
8 21 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (0.80%) OSPF
10 15 (0.67%) Unified Communications
11 14 (0.62%) SAN
12 13 (0.58%) MPLS
12 13 (0.58%) VLAN
13 12 (0.53%) NetScaler
13 12 (0.53%) Wireless
14 11 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (0.49%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (6.62%) SQL Server
2 127 (5.64%) Data Warehouse
3 115 (5.11%) Big Data
4 96 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
5 91 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 90 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 82 (3.64%) NoSQL
8 77 (3.42%) MySQL
9 73 (3.24%) Power BI
10 68 (3.02%) Amazon Redshift
11 57 (2.53%) Relational Database
12 56 (2.49%) Hadoop
13 49 (2.18%) MongoDB
14 45 (2.00%) Tableau
15 34 (1.51%) Data Lake
16 25 (1.11%) Blockchain
16 25 (1.11%) RDBMS
17 24 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 23 (1.02%) Apache Hive
18 23 (1.02%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 192 (8.53%) Jenkins
2 170 (7.56%) Git (software)
3 87 (3.87%) GitLab
4 84 (3.73%) JIRA
5 67 (2.98%) Maven
6 58 (2.58%) Artifactory
7 49 (2.18%) Selenium
8 46 (2.04%) Cucumber
9 43 (1.91%) Visual Studio
10 29 (1.29%) webpack
11 26 (1.16%) TeamCity
12 20 (0.89%) Gradle
12 20 (0.89%) JUnit
13 14 (0.62%) Appium
13 14 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (0.62%) Bitbucket
13 14 (0.62%) SonarQube
14 12 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
14 12 (0.53%) Subversion
15 11 (0.49%) Calabash
General
1 1,383 (61.47%) Finance
2 386 (17.16%) Investment Banking
3 264 (11.73%) Front Office
4 108 (4.80%) Telecoms
5 91 (4.04%) Retail
6 81 (3.60%) Retail Banking
7 80 (3.56%) Private Banking
8 73 (3.24%) Back Office
9 63 (2.80%) Financial Institution
10 56 (2.49%) Legal
11 49 (2.18%) Public Sector
12 42 (1.87%) Manufacturing
13 35 (1.56%) Law
13 35 (1.56%) Marketing
14 31 (1.38%) Automotive
15 27 (1.20%) Games
16 24 (1.07%) Advertising
17 16 (0.71%) Electronics
18 15 (0.67%) General Ledger
18 15 (0.67%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 694 (30.84%) Developer
2 252 (11.20%) Java Developer
3 211 (9.38%) Analyst
4 169 (7.51%) Architect
5 134 (5.96%) Software Engineer
6 100 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
6 100 (4.44%) Senior Developer
7 98 (4.36%) Lead Developer
8 97 (4.31%) Solutions Architect
9 96 (4.27%) Java Engineer
10 92 (4.09%) Business Analyst
11 86 (3.82%) AWS Developer
11 86 (3.82%) AWS Engineer
12 82 (3.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 80 (3.56%) Python Developer
14 74 (3.29%) Consultant
15 73 (3.24%) Project Manager
16 71 (3.16%) Python Engineer
17 64 (2.84%) Network Engineer
18 62 (2.76%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (8.22%) Web Services
2 179 (7.96%) AngularJS
3 176 (7.82%) React
4 165 (7.33%) .NET
5 163 (7.24%) Spring
6 150 (6.67%) Kafka
7 132 (5.87%) HTML
8 126 (5.60%) Spring Boot
9 110 (4.89%) CSS
10 88 (3.91%) Node.js
11 82 (3.64%) REST
12 77 (3.42%) gRPC
13 74 (3.29%) OAuth
14 73 (3.24%) ASP.NET
15 71 (3.16%) Vue.js
16 70 (3.11%) XML
17 64 (2.84%) HTML5
17 64 (2.84%) Swagger
18 60 (2.67%) Redux
19 47 (2.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 217 (9.64%) Fixed Income
2 182 (8.09%) Hedge funds
3 175 (7.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 159 (7.07%) Derivative
5 146 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
6 134 (5.96%) Equities
7 117 (5.20%) Mobile App
8 100 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
9 83 (3.69%) Cloud Native
10 78 (3.47%) User Experience
11 62 (2.76%) Data Centre
12 52 (2.31%) Management Information System
13 49 (2.18%) Social Network
14 48 (2.13%) Algorithms
15 47 (2.09%) Mobile Banking
16 45 (2.00%) Data Structures
17 44 (1.96%) SWIFT
18 41 (1.82%) Online Banking
19 33 (1.47%) Market Risk
20 31 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 173 (7.69%) Linux
2 167 (7.42%) Windows
3 103 (4.58%) Unix
4 53 (2.36%) Android
5 50 (2.22%) Windows 10
6 44 (1.96%) Apple iOS
7 42 (1.87%) Windows Server
8 31 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (0.71%) Windows 7
10 16 (0.71%) Windows Server 2016
11 15 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (0.58%) Solaris
13 8 (0.36%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.22%) AIX
14 5 (0.22%) CoreOS
14 5 (0.22%) Windows XP
14 5 (0.22%) zOS
15 4 (0.18%) CentOS
16 3 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 862 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
2 456 (20.27%) DevOps
3 395 (17.56%) Fintech
4 336 (14.93%) Microservices
5 312 (13.87%) Asset Management
6 263 (11.69%) Analytics
7 216 (9.60%) Software Engineering
8 201 (8.93%) Scrum
9 198 (8.80%) Investment Management
10 186 (8.27%) Machine Learning
11 165 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 162 (7.20%) OO
13 155 (6.89%) Problem-Solving
14 129 (5.73%) Project Management
15 125 (5.56%) Test Automation
16 123 (5.47%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 122 (5.42%) SDLC
18 119 (5.29%) TDD
19 117 (5.20%) Business Intelligence
20 115 (5.11%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 697 (30.98%) Java
2 502 (22.31%) Python
3 448 (19.91%) SQL
4 313 (13.91%) JavaScript
5 145 (6.44%) C#
6 101 (4.49%) Scala
7 98 (4.36%) Java 8
8 97 (4.31%) Kotlin
9 72 (3.20%) C++
10 71 (3.16%) TypeScript
11 66 (2.93%) PowerShell
11 66 (2.93%) Shell Script
12 59 (2.62%) Bash Shell
12 59 (2.62%) Go
13 56 (2.49%) C
14 39 (1.73%) R
15 34 (1.51%) Perl
16 33 (1.47%) T-SQL
17 24 (1.07%) Apple Swift
18 22 (0.98%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 203 (9.02%) Degree
2 70 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 53 (2.36%) CISSP
5 32 (1.42%) CCNP
6 28 (1.24%) CISM
7 27 (1.20%) PhD
8 24 (1.07%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 24 (1.07%) Sun Certification
9 19 (0.84%) CCNA
10 17 (0.76%) CCIE
10 17 (0.76%) CISA
11 16 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (0.62%) Master's Degree
13 11 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (0.40%) ACCA
14 9 (0.40%) ISEB
14 9 (0.40%) Security Cleared
15 8 (0.36%) CREST Certified
15 8 (0.36%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (3.20%) QA
2 41 (1.82%) NIST
3 40 (1.78%) EMIR
3 40 (1.78%) MiFID
4 32 (1.42%) Dodd-Frank
5 30 (1.33%) Data Quality
6 22 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (0.98%) SLA
7 20 (0.89%) COBIT
7 20 (0.89%) GDPR
8 16 (0.71%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.49%) PMO
10 7 (0.31%) ISO 20022
11 6 (0.27%) PSD2
11 6 (0.27%) SEPA
12 4 (0.18%) TARGET2
13 3 (0.13%) IFRS
13 3 (0.13%) ITGC
14 2 (0.089%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 291 (12.93%) Docker
2 96 (4.27%) Active Directory
3 51 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (1.02%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.53%) XenDesktop
6 10 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.31%) VMware NSX
10 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.18%) XenApp
12 2 (0.089%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.089%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.089%) vSphere
13 1 (0.044%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.044%) Firmware
13 1 (0.044%) LXC
Systems Management
1 314 (13.96%) Kubernetes
2 131 (5.82%) Terraform
3 128 (5.69%) Ansible
4 46 (2.04%) Puppet
5 36 (1.60%) Istio
6 33 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
7 31 (1.38%) SCCM
8 23 (1.02%) Fortio
8 23 (1.02%) Kiali
9 22 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
10 15 (0.67%) SCOM
11 13 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
12 11 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 9 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
13 9 (0.40%) Data Guard
13 9 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
13 9 (0.40%) vCenter Server
14 8 (0.36%) CSIRT
15 6 (0.27%) Control-M
15 6 (0.27%) QRadar
Vendors
1 233 (10.36%) Microsoft
2 141 (6.27%) Google
3 123 (5.47%) Oracle
4 98 (4.36%) Cisco
5 83 (3.69%) VMware
6 41 (1.82%) IBM
7 38 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 34 (1.51%) Murex
9 33 (1.47%) SAP
10 32 (1.42%) Databricks
11 27 (1.20%) CheckPoint
11 27 (1.20%) F5
12 25 (1.11%) Citrix
13 24 (1.07%) Bloomberg
14 23 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
15 20 (0.89%) Solace
15 20 (0.89%) Splunk
16 19 (0.84%) Atlassian
16 19 (0.84%) Palo Alto
17 16 (0.71%) Fortinet