Period
to 21 January 2022

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 21 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 70 73 54
Rank change year-on-year +3 -19 -11
Permanent jobs citing Banking 4,580 2,288 5,484
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.12% 4.02% 4.69%
As % of the General category 6.98% 7.81% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2,804 1,898 4,158
10th Percentile £41,500 £48,750 £39,776
25th Percentile £56,250 £62,500 £53,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £76,250 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.64% +5.17% +11.54%
75th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £92,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £115,000 £116,250
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%

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 65,634 29,301 64,487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 58.97% 51.48% 55.21%
Number of salaries quoted 41,360 23,489 50,117
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,850 £29,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,682
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +8.18% +1.85% +2.86%

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 21 January 2022.

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 21 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -17 3,505 £80,000 +3.23% 601
South East +88 410 £70,000 +12.00% 38
North of England +48 336 £50,000 -20.00% 54
North West +61 234 £50,000 -4.76% 25
Midlands -8 130 £50,000 - 34
South West +26 105 £53,325 -3.05% 16
West Midlands -12 92 £43,000 -14.00% 19
Yorkshire -31 73 £46,250 -42.19% 18
East Midlands -23 38 £52,500 +5.00% 15
East of England -56 38 £55,000 - 15
North East -10 29 £60,000 -20.00% 11
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, 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 3,093 (67.53%) Finance
2 1,877 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
3 1,281 (27.97%) Social Skills
4 1,199 (26.18%) Java
5 981 (21.42%) AWS
6 975 (21.29%) SQL
7 906 (19.78%) DevOps
8 869 (18.97%) Python
9 783 (17.10%) Software Engineering
10 767 (16.75%) Microservices
11 764 (16.68%) Azure
12 677 (14.78%) Fintech
13 673 (14.69%) Investment Banking
14 646 (14.10%) CI/CD
15 637 (13.91%) Degree
16 611 (13.34%) JavaScript
17 587 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
18 583 (12.73%) React
19 525 (11.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
20 504 (11.00%) TDD
21 503 (10.98%) C#
22 501 (10.94%) Docker
23 486 (10.61%) Kubernetes
24 476 (10.39%) Scrum
25 454 (9.91%) Test Automation
26 432 (9.43%) Analytics
27 420 (9.17%) Full Stack Development
28 419 (9.15%) Computer Science
29 418 (9.13%) .NET
30 411 (8.97%) Linux

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
1 174 (3.80%) Apache Spark
2 127 (2.77%) Confluence
3 109 (2.38%) SAS
4 107 (2.34%) Apache
5 70 (1.53%) CMS
6 67 (1.46%) GemFire
7 37 (0.81%) Cloud Foundry
8 36 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
9 29 (0.63%) SharePoint
9 29 (0.63%) Tomcat
10 20 (0.44%) JBoss
10 20 (0.44%) Skype for Business
11 15 (0.33%) WebSphere
12 13 (0.28%) MS Exchange
13 12 (0.26%) nginx
14 11 (0.24%) Camunda
15 10 (0.22%) IIS
16 9 (0.20%) Mule
17 8 (0.17%) Apache Airflow
17 8 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 125 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 99 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
3 49 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 28 (0.61%) Sketch
6 17 (0.37%) InVision
6 17 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
7 13 (0.28%) Chatbot
7 13 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.11%) SPSS
10 3 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.066%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.022%) Adobe XD
11 1 (0.022%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 18 (0.39%) Temenos T24
2 15 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
3 12 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
4 6 (0.13%) Eikon
4 6 (0.13%) Misys Midas
4 6 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
4 6 (0.13%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
4 6 (0.13%) SAP BPC
4 6 (0.13%) SAP MDG
4 6 (0.13%) Sentinel
5 5 (0.11%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.11%) RMDS
6 4 (0.087%) Loan IQ
6 4 (0.087%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.087%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.087%) SAP MDM
6 4 (0.087%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.087%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 981 (21.42%) AWS
2 764 (16.68%) Azure
3 395 (8.62%) GCP
4 259 (5.66%) Serverless
5 227 (4.96%) GitHub
6 179 (3.91%) AWS Lambda
7 166 (3.62%) SaaS
8 142 (3.10%) Power Platform
9 137 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
10 132 (2.88%) Microsoft 365
11 116 (2.53%) Amazon ECS
12 97 (2.12%) Amazon Kinesis
13 80 (1.75%) PaaS
14 72 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
15 68 (1.48%) Amazon S3
15 68 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
16 58 (1.27%) IaaS
17 43 (0.94%) OpenShift
18 35 (0.76%) Figma
19 31 (0.68%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 94 (2.05%) Firewall
2 83 (1.81%) Internet
3 81 (1.77%) TCP/IP
4 74 (1.62%) WAN
5 59 (1.29%) LAN
6 58 (1.27%) DNS
7 46 (1.00%) DHCP
8 45 (0.98%) VPN
9 39 (0.85%) Network Security
10 38 (0.83%) SMS
11 35 (0.76%) HTTP
11 35 (0.76%) IP Telephony
12 27 (0.59%) FTP
13 26 (0.57%) ATM
14 24 (0.52%) Wireless
15 21 (0.46%) Skype
16 18 (0.39%) BGP
17 17 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
18 16 (0.35%) Calico
18 16 (0.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 342 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 323 (7.05%) NoSQL
3 226 (4.93%) Relational Database
4 223 (4.87%) PostgreSQL
5 188 (4.10%) Data Warehouse
6 175 (3.82%) Big Data
7 151 (3.30%) MongoDB
8 137 (2.99%) Power BI
9 110 (2.40%) Amazon Aurora
10 100 (2.18%) Amazon Athena
11 99 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 98 (2.14%) Hadoop
12 98 (2.14%) MySQL
13 97 (2.12%) Blockchain
14 89 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 88 (1.92%) Tableau
16 85 (1.86%) Redis
17 79 (1.72%) HBase
18 72 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 71 (1.55%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 397 (8.67%) Jenkins
2 386 (8.43%) Git (software)
3 260 (5.68%) JIRA
4 143 (3.12%) Selenium
5 128 (2.79%) Gradle
6 116 (2.53%) Mockito
7 115 (2.51%) Cucumber
8 113 (2.47%) Maven
9 110 (2.40%) JUnit
10 107 (2.34%) Cypress.io
11 101 (2.21%) Sonatype Nexus
12 84 (1.83%) IntelliJ
13 82 (1.79%) Eclipse
14 80 (1.75%) Protractor
15 62 (1.35%) Storybook
15 62 (1.35%) TeamCity
16 58 (1.27%) Artifactory
17 57 (1.24%) SonarQube
18 56 (1.22%) Bitbucket
19 55 (1.20%) GitLab
General
1 3,093 (67.53%) Finance
2 1,281 (27.97%) Social Skills
3 673 (14.69%) Investment Banking
4 525 (11.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 367 (8.01%) Retail
6 360 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
7 311 (6.79%) Law
8 280 (6.11%) Front Office
9 196 (4.28%) Retail Banking
10 172 (3.76%) Telecoms
11 159 (3.47%) Financial Institution
12 145 (3.17%) Marketing
13 130 (2.84%) Legal
14 114 (2.49%) Police
15 100 (2.18%) Presentation Skills
16 92 (2.01%) Influencing Skills
17 73 (1.59%) Public Sector
18 72 (1.57%) Back Office
19 66 (1.44%) Organisational Skills
20 61 (1.33%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1,136 (24.80%) Developer
2 575 (12.55%) Analyst
3 485 (10.59%) Software Engineer
4 460 (10.04%) Architect
5 368 (8.03%) Java Developer
6 247 (5.39%) Senior Developer
7 209 (4.56%) Business Analyst
8 173 (3.78%) Solutions Architect
9 162 (3.54%) Data Engineer
10 147 (3.21%) Project Manager
11 140 (3.06%) Java Engineer
12 129 (2.82%) AWS Engineer
12 129 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
13 125 (2.73%) C# Developer
14 123 (2.69%) Banking Analyst
15 121 (2.64%) Security Architect
16 120 (2.62%) Senior Software Engineer
17 116 (2.53%) Consultant
18 104 (2.27%) Data Analyst
19 102 (2.23%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 583 (12.73%) React
2 418 (9.13%) .NET
3 397 (8.67%) Kafka
4 381 (8.32%) AngularJS
5 373 (8.14%) Node.js
6 357 (7.79%) Spring
7 282 (6.16%) REST
8 272 (5.94%) CSS
9 269 (5.87%) RESTful
10 236 (5.15%) HTML
11 208 (4.54%) Web Services
12 192 (4.19%) Spring Boot
13 178 (3.89%) Redux
14 157 (3.43%) RabbitMQ
15 130 (2.84%) JSON
16 126 (2.75%) gRPC
17 123 (2.69%) HTML5
17 123 (2.69%) Middleware
18 122 (2.66%) .NET Framework
19 84 (1.83%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 299 (6.53%) User Experience
2 238 (5.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 176 (3.84%) Mobile App
4 153 (3.34%) Fixed Income
4 153 (3.34%) Greenfield Project
5 151 (3.30%) Equities
5 151 (3.30%) Hedge funds
6 139 (3.03%) Derivative
7 118 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
8 116 (2.53%) Credit Risk
9 114 (2.49%) Smart Meter
10 113 (2.47%) Management Information System
11 95 (2.07%) Cloud Native
12 91 (1.99%) Online Banking
13 90 (1.97%) Public Cloud
14 86 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
15 82 (1.79%) Pricing Data
16 77 (1.68%) Blog
17 68 (1.48%) Algorithms
18 62 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 411 (8.97%) Linux
2 323 (7.05%) Windows
3 271 (5.92%) Unix
4 137 (2.99%) Android
5 117 (2.55%) Apple iOS
6 78 (1.70%) Windows Server
7 37 (0.81%) Windows 10
8 35 (0.76%) Windows 7
9 29 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (0.37%) Ubuntu
11 16 (0.35%) Solaris
12 14 (0.31%) CentOS
13 13 (0.28%) Mac OS
13 13 (0.28%) Mac OS X
13 13 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 12 (0.26%) Mesosphere
15 6 (0.13%) AIX
15 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
16 5 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,877 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
2 906 (19.78%) DevOps
3 783 (17.10%) Software Engineering
4 767 (16.75%) Microservices
5 677 (14.78%) Fintech
6 646 (14.10%) CI/CD
7 587 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
8 504 (11.00%) TDD
9 476 (10.39%) Scrum
10 454 (9.91%) Test Automation
11 432 (9.43%) Analytics
12 420 (9.17%) Full Stack Development
13 419 (9.15%) Computer Science
14 387 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
15 350 (7.64%) Mentoring
16 309 (6.75%) Asset Management
17 305 (6.66%) Data Science
18 291 (6.35%) Coaching
19 283 (6.18%) Continuous Integration
19 283 (6.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,199 (26.18%) Java
2 975 (21.29%) SQL
3 869 (18.97%) Python
4 611 (13.34%) JavaScript
5 503 (10.98%) C#
6 304 (6.64%) TypeScript
7 161 (3.52%) PowerShell
8 159 (3.47%) Shell Script
9 155 (3.38%) Bash
10 153 (3.34%) Go
11 137 (2.99%) Scala
12 136 (2.97%) Groovy
13 131 (2.86%) C++
14 111 (2.42%) C
15 108 (2.36%) Kotlin
16 97 (2.12%) Java 8
17 90 (1.97%) T-SQL
18 65 (1.42%) R
19 62 (1.35%) Ruby
20 60 (1.31%) Rust
Qualifications
1 637 (13.91%) Degree
2 154 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 75 (1.64%) OCP
3 75 (1.64%) Oracle Certification
4 56 (1.22%) Numerate Degree
5 52 (1.14%) AWS Certification
5 52 (1.14%) Master's Degree
6 35 (0.76%) DBS Check
7 33 (0.72%) ISEB
8 32 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
9 28 (0.61%) PhD
10 25 (0.55%) CCNP
11 22 (0.48%) CISSP
12 20 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (0.35%) Network+ Certification
14 15 (0.33%) A+ Certification
14 15 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 14 (0.31%) CCNA
16 12 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (0.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 320 (6.99%) QA
2 156 (3.41%) GDPR
2 156 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 128 (2.79%) NIST
4 124 (2.71%) Cyber Essentials
5 116 (2.53%) Data Quality
6 114 (2.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 68 (1.48%) SLA
8 43 (0.94%) EMIR
9 38 (0.83%) Accessibility
10 36 (0.79%) PMO
11 31 (0.68%) MiFID
12 29 (0.63%) PSD2
13 27 (0.59%) PCI DSS
14 23 (0.50%) SEPA
15 21 (0.46%) ISO 20022
16 18 (0.39%) GRC
17 16 (0.35%) COBIT
18 9 (0.20%) IASME
18 9 (0.20%) IFRS
System Software
1 501 (10.94%) Docker
2 179 (3.91%) Active Directory
3 108 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (1.24%) HDFS
5 24 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (0.48%) vSphere
7 12 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.20%) Hyper-V
9 7 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (0.11%) Apache Flume
10 5 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.087%) LXC
11 4 (0.087%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (0.087%) XenApp
12 3 (0.066%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 3 (0.066%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.066%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.044%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.022%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.022%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 486 (10.61%) Kubernetes
2 288 (6.29%) Terraform
3 246 (5.37%) Ansible
4 107 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
5 62 (1.35%) Puppet
6 58 (1.27%) SCCM
7 42 (0.92%) Grafana
8 38 (0.83%) Prometheus
9 25 (0.55%) Kibana
10 22 (0.48%) Istio
11 20 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
12 17 (0.37%) Control-M
12 17 (0.37%) Oozie
13 14 (0.31%) SCOM
14 13 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
15 12 (0.26%) Automic
16 10 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
17 9 (0.20%) Consul
18 8 (0.17%) NetBackup
18 8 (0.17%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 394 (8.60%) Microsoft
2 269 (5.87%) Oracle
3 135 (2.95%) Google
3 135 (2.95%) VMware
4 95 (2.07%) Cisco
5 77 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
6 64 (1.40%) Bloomberg
6 64 (1.40%) IBM
7 56 (1.22%) Red Hat
8 54 (1.18%) Okta
9 53 (1.16%) Sybase
10 52 (1.14%) Murex
10 52 (1.14%) Splunk
11 50 (1.09%) Citrix
11 50 (1.09%) Cognizant
12 42 (0.92%) Apple
12 42 (0.92%) Databricks
13 35 (0.76%) Reuters
14 33 (0.72%) Xceptor
15 32 (0.70%) Blue Prism