Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK > England
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 43 22
Rank change year-on-year -9 -21 +14
Permanent jobs citing Banking 5,901 8,255 14,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.73% 5.45% 8.56%
As % of the General category 11.84% 12.85% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4,556 6,017 7,289
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £63,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17% +0.80%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £113,750 £103,750 £100,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +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 49,841 64,246 76,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.92% 42.42% 45.42%
Number of salaries quoted 38,183 49,808 56,478
England median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.33% +7.50% -

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 5 December 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 5 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 -6 4,595 £75,000 +11.11% 470
North of England -4 554 £55,000 +15.79% 49
North West -13 378 £55,000 +4.76% 26
South East -11 319 £57,500 +9.52% 28
South West +65 172 £53,000 +0.95% 14
Yorkshire +19 157 £57,500 +43.03% 18
East of England +97 129 £70,000 +16.67% 9
Midlands -22 122 £40,000 -15.79% 22
West Midlands +5 70 £40,000 -15.79% 14
East Midlands -44 52 £41,250 -17.50% 8
North East +12 19 £39,681 -0.80% 5
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 5 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 England region with a requirement for Banking.

1 3,842 (65.11%) Finance
2 2,265 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
3 1,618 (27.42%) Java
4 1,206 (20.44%) SQL
5 1,101 (18.66%) AWS
6 922 (15.62%) Fintech
7 897 (15.20%) Software Engineering
8 873 (14.79%) C#
9 829 (14.05%) Investment Banking
10 815 (13.81%) JavaScript
11 812 (13.76%) Python
12 811 (13.74%) DevOps
13 683 (11.57%) .NET
14 651 (11.03%) Azure
15 634 (10.74%) SQL Server
16 630 (10.68%) Microservices
17 627 (10.63%) Scrum
18 624 (10.57%) Problem-Solving
19 608 (10.30%) Front Office
20 607 (10.29%) Degree
21 581 (9.85%) Asset Management
22 562 (9.52%) Oracle
23 544 (9.22%) TDD
24 543 (9.20%) Linux
25 542 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
26 522 (8.85%) Analytics
27 504 (8.54%) Windows
28 472 (8.00%) Microsoft
29 469 (7.95%) Web Services
30 468 (7.93%) Mentoring

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
1 158 (2.68%) Confluence
2 121 (2.05%) WebSphere
3 113 (1.91%) Apache Spark
4 98 (1.66%) SAS
5 52 (0.88%) SharePoint
6 51 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
7 50 (0.85%) Tomcat
8 49 (0.83%) IIS
9 47 (0.80%) WebLogic
10 45 (0.76%) Apache
11 40 (0.68%) Mule
12 26 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
13 24 (0.41%) CMS
14 22 (0.37%) JBoss
14 22 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 20 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
15 20 (0.34%) MS Exchange
15 20 (0.34%) Mule ESB
16 19 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
16 19 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 197 (3.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 141 (2.39%) Microsoft Office
3 57 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (0.66%) Sketch
5 32 (0.54%) InVision
5 32 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
6 29 (0.49%) MS Visio
7 19 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 15 (0.25%) Photoshop
9 14 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 11 (0.19%) EngageOne
11 9 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
12 8 (0.14%) SPSS
13 5 (0.085%) Chatbot
13 5 (0.085%) Flinto
14 4 (0.068%) InDesign
15 3 (0.051%) Figma
15 3 (0.051%) Zeplin
16 2 (0.034%) Acrobat
17 1 (0.017%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 71 (1.20%) FINCAD Analytics
2 36 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
3 33 (0.56%) SAP CO
3 33 (0.56%) SAP FI
3 33 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
4 25 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 23 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
5 23 (0.39%) thinkFolio
6 15 (0.25%) Temenos T24
7 13 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
8 12 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 11 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
10 10 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
11 9 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
11 9 (0.15%) ION MarketView
11 9 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
12 8 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
12 8 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
12 8 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
13 7 (0.12%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 1,101 (18.66%) AWS
2 651 (11.03%) Azure
3 402 (6.81%) GCP
4 139 (2.36%) GitHub
5 103 (1.75%) SaaS
6 102 (1.73%) Power Platform
7 95 (1.61%) Office 365
8 74 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 63 (1.07%) PaaS
10 57 (0.97%) OpenShift
11 48 (0.81%) Serverless
12 46 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
13 41 (0.69%) IaaS
14 30 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
14 30 (0.51%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 25 (0.42%) Datadog
15 25 (0.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 24 (0.41%) Slack
17 22 (0.37%) Amazon S3
18 18 (0.31%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 126 (2.14%) Firewall
2 82 (1.39%) WAN
3 81 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 78 (1.32%) LAN
5 69 (1.17%) DNS
6 61 (1.03%) Internet
7 57 (0.97%) VPN
8 45 (0.76%) BGP
9 44 (0.75%) Wireless
10 43 (0.73%) MPLS
11 41 (0.69%) OSPF
12 39 (0.66%) HTTP
13 37 (0.63%) DHCP
14 33 (0.56%) Network Security
15 27 (0.46%) VoIP
16 25 (0.42%) Unified Communications
17 23 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
18 22 (0.37%) ATM
19 21 (0.36%) SAN
20 20 (0.34%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 634 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 228 (3.86%) Relational Database
3 224 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
4 216 (3.66%) Big Data
5 172 (2.91%) Hadoop
6 167 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
7 166 (2.81%) NoSQL
8 143 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 133 (2.25%) MySQL
10 130 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 102 (1.73%) Power BI
11 102 (1.73%) RDBMS
12 98 (1.66%) SQL Server 2016
13 77 (1.30%) MongoDB
14 75 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 75 (1.27%) Oracle Database
15 68 (1.15%) Amazon Athena
16 58 (0.98%) Blockchain
17 50 (0.85%) DB2
18 46 (0.78%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 371 (6.29%) Git (software)
2 364 (6.17%) Jenkins
3 316 (5.36%) JIRA
4 191 (3.24%) Selenium
5 183 (3.10%) Maven
6 140 (2.37%) Cucumber
7 100 (1.69%) TeamCity
8 73 (1.24%) JUnit
9 71 (1.20%) IBM UrbanCode
10 69 (1.17%) GitLab
11 67 (1.14%) SonarQube
12 55 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
13 50 (0.85%) Bitbucket
13 50 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
14 45 (0.76%) webpack
15 43 (0.73%) Subversion
16 38 (0.64%) Visual Studio
17 36 (0.61%) Appium
18 35 (0.59%) JMeter
18 35 (0.59%) WebDriver
General
1 3,842 (65.11%) Finance
2 829 (14.05%) Investment Banking
3 608 (10.30%) Front Office
4 428 (7.25%) Retail
5 211 (3.58%) Telecoms
6 167 (2.83%) Financial Institution
7 153 (2.59%) Retail Banking
8 148 (2.51%) Marketing
9 103 (1.75%) Back Office
9 103 (1.75%) Legal
10 99 (1.68%) Public Sector
11 87 (1.47%) German Language
12 78 (1.32%) Law
13 75 (1.27%) Games
14 67 (1.14%) French Language
15 64 (1.08%) Manufacturing
16 57 (0.97%) Billing
17 56 (0.95%) Italian Language
18 55 (0.93%) Private Banking
19 37 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1,664 (28.20%) Developer
2 638 (10.81%) Analyst
3 534 (9.05%) Java Developer
4 441 (7.47%) Architect
5 408 (6.91%) Software Engineer
6 313 (5.30%) C# Developer
7 287 (4.86%) .NET Developer
8 268 (4.54%) Consultant
9 262 (4.44%) Senior Developer
10 236 (4.00%) Business Analyst
11 217 (3.68%) Java Engineer
12 214 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
13 211 (3.58%) C# .NET Developer
14 173 (2.93%) Project Manager
15 155 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
16 130 (2.20%) SQL Developer
17 124 (2.10%) Java Software Engineer
18 120 (2.03%) Applications Support
19 117 (1.98%) Banking Analyst
20 113 (1.91%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 683 (11.57%) .NET
2 469 (7.95%) Web Services
3 424 (7.19%) AngularJS
4 421 (7.13%) HTML
5 361 (6.12%) React
6 351 (5.95%) Spring
7 310 (5.25%) CSS
8 292 (4.95%) J2EE
9 271 (4.59%) ASP.NET
10 264 (4.47%) RESTful
11 263 (4.46%) Node.js
12 214 (3.63%) REST
13 207 (3.51%) HTML5
14 175 (2.97%) .NET Framework
15 156 (2.64%) Spring Boot
16 152 (2.58%) ASP.NET Web API
17 127 (2.15%) JSON
18 125 (2.12%) Kafka
19 124 (2.10%) WPF
20 123 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 542 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 374 (6.34%) Fixed Income
3 332 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
4 306 (5.19%) Derivative
5 292 (4.95%) Hedge funds
6 288 (4.88%) User Experience
7 284 (4.81%) Equities
8 283 (4.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 251 (4.25%) Data Centre
10 168 (2.85%) Mobile App
11 159 (2.69%) Management Information System
12 120 (2.03%) Credit Risk
13 115 (1.95%) Online Banking
14 101 (1.71%) Public Cloud
15 88 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
16 87 (1.47%) Algorithms
16 87 (1.47%) Cloud Native
17 83 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
18 78 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
19 73 (1.24%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 543 (9.20%) Linux
2 504 (8.54%) Windows
3 269 (4.56%) Unix
4 155 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 140 (2.37%) Android
6 109 (1.85%) Apple iOS
7 92 (1.56%) Windows 10
8 38 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 35 (0.59%) Windows 7
10 25 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (0.41%) Solaris
12 22 (0.37%) zOS
13 21 (0.36%) AIX
14 11 (0.19%) CentOS
15 10 (0.17%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
17 7 (0.12%) Kali Linux
18 5 (0.085%) CoreOS
19 4 (0.068%) VME
20 3 (0.051%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,265 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
2 922 (15.62%) Fintech
3 897 (15.20%) Software Engineering
4 811 (13.74%) DevOps
5 630 (10.68%) Microservices
6 627 (10.63%) Scrum
7 624 (10.57%) Problem-Solving
8 581 (9.85%) Asset Management
9 544 (9.22%) TDD
10 522 (8.85%) Analytics
11 468 (7.93%) Mentoring
12 464 (7.86%) Test Automation
13 410 (6.95%) Continuous Integration
14 405 (6.86%) SDLC
15 385 (6.52%) Computer Science
16 366 (6.20%) BDD
17 364 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
18 354 (6.00%) Project Management
19 312 (5.29%) Artificial Intelligence
20 292 (4.95%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1,618 (27.42%) Java
2 1,206 (20.44%) SQL
3 873 (14.79%) C#
4 815 (13.81%) JavaScript
5 812 (13.76%) Python
6 335 (5.68%) C++
7 175 (2.97%) T-SQL
8 173 (2.93%) Java 8
8 173 (2.93%) Kotlin
9 165 (2.80%) PowerShell
10 158 (2.68%) Bash Shell
11 155 (2.63%) R
12 135 (2.29%) C
13 133 (2.25%) Ruby
14 121 (2.05%) VBA
15 107 (1.81%) Scala
16 93 (1.58%) Go
17 90 (1.53%) TypeScript
18 81 (1.37%) Perl
19 71 (1.20%) ES6
Qualifications
1 607 (10.29%) Degree
2 119 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
3 101 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 92 (1.56%) CISSP
5 85 (1.44%) CCNP
6 75 (1.27%) CCIE
7 63 (1.07%) CISM
8 41 (0.69%) ISTQB
9 40 (0.68%) PhD
10 39 (0.66%) CCNA
11 35 (0.59%) ISEB
11 35 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 35 (0.59%) Security Cleared
12 31 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
13 30 (0.51%) PMI Certification
14 27 (0.46%) Master's Degree
15 26 (0.44%) PMP
16 25 (0.42%) CISA
17 23 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
18 21 (0.36%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (4.10%) QA
2 108 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 75 (1.27%) SLA
4 74 (1.25%) PMO
5 55 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 53 (0.90%) PSD2
7 43 (0.73%) GDPR
8 35 (0.59%) PCI DSS
9 32 (0.54%) MiFID
10 29 (0.49%) IFRS
10 29 (0.49%) NIST
11 23 (0.39%) IFRS 9
12 21 (0.36%) EMIR
13 19 (0.32%) Basel II
13 19 (0.32%) COBIT
14 13 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
15 12 (0.20%) HMG Infosec
15 12 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 12 (0.20%) JSP 440
15 12 (0.20%) SEPA
System Software
1 459 (7.78%) Docker
2 136 (2.30%) Active Directory
3 89 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (0.76%) vSphere
5 35 (0.59%) XenApp
6 25 (0.42%) VMware NSX
7 20 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 17 (0.29%) XenDesktop
9 13 (0.22%) Firmware
10 12 (0.20%) Hyper-V
10 12 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (0.15%) VirtualBox
12 8 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (0.10%) GridGain
13 6 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.085%) OpenAM
15 4 (0.068%) Apache Flume
15 4 (0.068%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 376 (6.37%) Kubernetes
2 260 (4.41%) Ansible
3 210 (3.56%) Terraform
4 130 (2.20%) Puppet
5 125 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
6 83 (1.41%) SCCM
7 50 (0.85%) SCOM
8 45 (0.76%) Rancher
9 30 (0.51%) Prometheus
10 27 (0.46%) Nagios
11 25 (0.42%) Istio
12 23 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
12 23 (0.39%) Tivoli
13 22 (0.37%) Packer
14 20 (0.34%) vRealize
15 19 (0.32%) PowerCLI
16 17 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
17 16 (0.27%) CA Service Virtualization
18 13 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
18 13 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 562 (9.52%) Oracle
2 472 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 284 (4.81%) WorldPay
4 279 (4.73%) Google
5 271 (4.59%) FIS
6 165 (2.80%) Cisco
7 146 (2.47%) Tableau
8 139 (2.36%) VMware
9 132 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
10 127 (2.15%) Bloomberg
11 117 (1.98%) IBM
12 106 (1.80%) SAP
13 81 (1.37%) Citrix
14 78 (1.32%) Informatica
14 78 (1.32%) Splunk
15 66 (1.12%) Adobe
16 64 (1.08%) Sybase
17 54 (0.92%) CheckPoint
17 54 (0.92%) Red Hat
18 51 (0.86%) ServiceNow