Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK > England
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 52 43
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9 -19
Permanent jobs citing Banking 2,671 6,617 8,891
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.42% 5.01% 5.56%
As % of the General category 11.13% 12.47% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,196 5,206 6,130
Median annual salary £77,500 £68,300 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.47% +5.08% +4.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £122,500 £105,000 £101,250
UK median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% +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 24,006 53,070 69,402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.71% 40.15% 43.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18,638 40,328 53,506
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £98,750 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £59,254 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.73% +4.76% +5.00%

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 6 August 2020.

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 6 August 2020. 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 -4 2,204 £80,000 +10.34% 203
North of England -57 177 £55,000 +1.72% 66
South East +57 157 £65,000 +14.04% 11
North West -61 112 £55,000 - 20
Midlands +54 56 £55,000 +22.22% 17
Yorkshire +18 56 £55,000 +2.34% 39
South West -66 52 £57,361 +6.22% 6
West Midlands +46 39 £70,000 +55.56% 4
East of England +77 24 £99,250 +72.61% 3
East Midlands +46 17 £51,250 +13.89% 13
North East +19 9 £70,000 +112.12% 7
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 1,819 (68.10%) Finance
2 995 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
3 906 (33.92%) Java
4 663 (24.82%) AWS
5 600 (22.46%) Python
6 569 (21.30%) DevOps
7 562 (21.04%) SQL
8 513 (19.21%) Azure
9 507 (18.98%) Investment Banking
10 451 (16.89%) Software Engineering
11 447 (16.74%) JavaScript
12 438 (16.40%) Asset Management
13 419 (15.69%) Fintech
14 352 (13.18%) C#
15 343 (12.84%) Microservices
16 324 (12.13%) Web Services
17 314 (11.76%) Front Office
18 309 (11.57%) GCP
19 299 (11.19%) .NET
20 295 (11.04%) Docker
21 292 (10.93%) Hedge funds
22 291 (10.89%) SQL Server
23 289 (10.82%) Kubernetes
24 276 (10.33%) Investment Management
25 270 (10.11%) React
26 268 (10.03%) AngularJS
27 266 (9.96%) Scrum
28 251 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
29 249 (9.32%) Mentoring
30 243 (9.10%) Fixed Income

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
1 153 (5.73%) Apache
2 136 (5.09%) Confluence
3 85 (3.18%) Apache Spark
4 55 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
5 35 (1.31%) Tomcat
6 33 (1.24%) WebSphere
7 27 (1.01%) SAS
7 27 (1.01%) SharePoint
8 19 (0.71%) MS Exchange
9 12 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (0.34%) JBoss
11 9 (0.34%) Mule
11 9 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
12 8 (0.30%) CMS
12 8 (0.30%) IIS
13 7 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
13 7 (0.26%) Luigi
13 7 (0.26%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.22%) Tornado
Applications
1 55 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 27 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
5 22 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 19 (0.71%) Sketch
7 15 (0.56%) InVision
7 15 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.15%) Marvel
11 3 (0.11%) SPSS
11 3 (0.11%) Zeplin
12 2 (0.075%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.037%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.037%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.037%) Adobe XD
13 1 (0.037%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.037%) Figma
Business Applications
1 37 (1.39%) FINCAD Analytics
2 18 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.45%) Temenos T24
4 9 (0.34%) BASE24
4 9 (0.34%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 9 (0.34%) SAP CO
4 9 (0.34%) SAP FI
4 9 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (0.22%) IntelliMatch
5 6 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.15%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.11%) FLEXCUBE
7 3 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.075%) Actimize
8 2 (0.075%) Finacle
8 2 (0.075%) Misys Opics
8 2 (0.075%) MultiFonds
8 2 (0.075%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 663 (24.82%) AWS
2 513 (19.21%) Azure
3 309 (11.57%) GCP
4 156 (5.84%) Serverless
5 136 (5.09%) AWS Lambda
6 95 (3.56%) Amazon ECS
7 67 (2.51%) Apigee
8 61 (2.28%) AWS CloudFormation
9 60 (2.25%) SaaS
10 52 (1.95%) Office 365
11 46 (1.72%) Power Platform
12 36 (1.35%) IaaS
13 28 (1.05%) GitHub
14 26 (0.97%) Amazon S3
15 24 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
16 23 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
17 20 (0.75%) PaaS
18 19 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
19 17 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
20 14 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 92 (3.44%) Firewall
2 47 (1.76%) Network Security
3 37 (1.39%) VPN
4 34 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 33 (1.24%) LAN
6 30 (1.12%) BGP
6 30 (1.12%) WAN
7 28 (1.05%) Internet
8 21 (0.79%) HTTP
8 21 (0.79%) MPLS
9 20 (0.75%) DNS
9 20 (0.75%) OSPF
9 20 (0.75%) Unified Communications
10 16 (0.60%) FIX Connectivity
10 16 (0.60%) SAN
11 15 (0.56%) Intranet
11 15 (0.56%) Multicast
12 13 (0.49%) Wireless
13 11 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (0.37%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 161 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
3 137 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
4 130 (4.87%) Amazon Redshift
5 128 (4.79%) NoSQL
6 115 (4.31%) MySQL
7 84 (3.14%) Hadoop
8 81 (3.03%) MongoDB
9 78 (2.92%) Big Data
10 67 (2.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 46 (1.72%) Relational Database
12 45 (1.68%) Amazon Athena
13 41 (1.54%) Power BI
13 41 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 40 (1.50%) SQL Server 2019
14 40 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 38 (1.42%) Blockchain
16 35 (1.31%) Data Lake
17 29 (1.09%) Oracle Database
18 27 (1.01%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 186 (6.96%) Jenkins
1 186 (6.96%) JIRA
2 137 (5.13%) Git (software)
3 75 (2.81%) GitLab
4 73 (2.73%) Selenium
5 71 (2.66%) Cucumber
6 61 (2.28%) Artifactory
6 61 (2.28%) Maven
7 46 (1.72%) RStudio
8 30 (1.12%) JUnit
8 30 (1.12%) webpack
9 26 (0.97%) TeamCity
10 24 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 24 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
11 23 (0.86%) Bitbucket
12 19 (0.71%) Appium
12 19 (0.71%) JMeter
13 18 (0.67%) SoapUI
14 14 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
14 14 (0.52%) Subversion
General
1 1,819 (68.10%) Finance
2 507 (18.98%) Investment Banking
3 314 (11.76%) Front Office
4 176 (6.59%) Retail
5 136 (5.09%) Back Office
6 108 (4.04%) Retail Banking
7 84 (3.14%) Telecoms
8 57 (2.13%) Legal
9 55 (2.06%) Financial Institution
10 54 (2.02%) Marketing
11 49 (1.83%) Games
12 44 (1.65%) Law
13 31 (1.16%) Private Banking
14 22 (0.82%) International Banking
14 22 (0.82%) Public Sector
15 16 (0.60%) Manufacturing
16 14 (0.52%) General Ledger
16 14 (0.52%) Wholesale Banking
17 13 (0.49%) French Language
17 13 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 720 (26.96%) Developer
2 262 (9.81%) Analyst
3 246 (9.21%) Architect
4 232 (8.69%) Java Developer
5 148 (5.54%) Software Engineer
6 143 (5.35%) Senior Developer
7 113 (4.23%) AWS Engineer
8 109 (4.08%) Business Analyst
9 108 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
10 105 (3.93%) AWS Developer
11 103 (3.86%) Java Engineer
12 96 (3.59%) Python Developer
13 93 (3.48%) C# Developer
14 89 (3.33%) Python Engineer
15 85 (3.18%) .NET Developer
16 77 (2.88%) Network Engineer
17 76 (2.85%) Finance Manager
18 72 (2.70%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 72 (2.70%) Project Manager
19 71 (2.66%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (12.13%) Web Services
2 299 (11.19%) .NET
3 270 (10.11%) React
4 268 (10.03%) AngularJS
5 157 (5.88%) Vue.js
6 131 (4.90%) Spring
7 126 (4.72%) Node.js
8 118 (4.42%) REST
9 109 (4.08%) HTML
10 104 (3.89%) Kafka
11 101 (3.78%) gRPC
12 94 (3.52%) RESTful
13 90 (3.37%) J2EE
14 84 (3.14%) ASP.NET
14 84 (3.14%) CSS
15 76 (2.85%) .NET Core
15 76 (2.85%) OAuth
16 68 (2.55%) XML
17 66 (2.47%) .NET Framework
18 64 (2.40%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 292 (10.93%) Hedge funds
2 243 (9.10%) Fixed Income
3 237 (8.87%) Derivative
4 197 (7.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 183 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
6 132 (4.94%) Equities
7 118 (4.42%) Greenfield Project
8 76 (2.85%) Mobile App
9 73 (2.73%) User Experience
10 69 (2.58%) SWIFT
11 63 (2.36%) Management Information System
12 61 (2.28%) Market Risk
13 59 (2.21%) Data Centre
14 51 (1.91%) Algorithms
15 47 (1.76%) Data Structures
16 46 (1.72%) Public Cloud
17 43 (1.61%) Credit Risk
18 38 (1.42%) Tandem
19 37 (1.39%) Virtual Team
20 36 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 209 (7.82%) Windows
2 183 (6.85%) Linux
3 144 (5.39%) Unix
4 95 (3.56%) Windows Server
5 55 (2.06%) Android
5 55 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 36 (1.35%) Windows 10
7 34 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 26 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 24 (0.90%) Windows Server 2016
10 13 (0.49%) Solaris
11 12 (0.45%) CentOS
11 12 (0.45%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.26%) AIX
12 7 (0.26%) SUSE
12 7 (0.26%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.19%) Debian
13 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
15 3 (0.11%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 995 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 569 (21.30%) DevOps
3 451 (16.89%) Software Engineering
4 438 (16.40%) Asset Management
5 419 (15.69%) Fintech
6 343 (12.84%) Microservices
7 276 (10.33%) Investment Management
8 266 (9.96%) Scrum
9 251 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
10 249 (9.32%) Mentoring
11 235 (8.80%) TDD
12 199 (7.45%) Test Automation
13 188 (7.04%) SDLC
14 176 (6.59%) Analytics
15 175 (6.55%) BDD
16 172 (6.44%) Decision-Making
17 153 (5.73%) Business Analysis
18 147 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
19 143 (5.35%) Stakeholder Management
20 129 (4.83%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 906 (33.92%) Java
2 600 (22.46%) Python
3 562 (21.04%) SQL
4 447 (16.74%) JavaScript
5 352 (13.18%) C#
6 137 (5.13%) C++
7 129 (4.83%) Kotlin
8 107 (4.01%) Scala
9 104 (3.89%) PowerShell
10 74 (2.77%) TypeScript
11 60 (2.25%) Bash Shell
12 58 (2.17%) Java 8
13 55 (2.06%) C
14 52 (1.95%) R
15 51 (1.91%) Go
16 48 (1.80%) T-SQL
17 34 (1.27%) Perl
18 31 (1.16%) Shell Script
19 24 (0.90%) Ruby
20 22 (0.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 233 (8.72%) Degree
2 63 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 39 (1.46%) CCNP
5 37 (1.39%) Master's Degree
6 36 (1.35%) Sun Certification
7 32 (1.20%) CISSP
8 22 (0.82%) TOGAF Certification
9 20 (0.75%) CCIE
9 20 (0.75%) ISTQB
9 20 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
9 20 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (0.71%) CISM
11 18 (0.67%) AWS Certification
11 18 (0.67%) CCNA
12 17 (0.64%) Security Cleared
13 16 (0.60%) MCP
13 16 (0.60%) SC Cleared
14 15 (0.56%) PhD
15 13 (0.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (3.48%) QA
2 29 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (1.09%) SLA
3 27 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 25 (0.94%) SEPA
5 24 (0.90%) PMO
6 21 (0.79%) COBIT
7 18 (0.67%) PCI DSS
8 16 (0.60%) GDPR
8 16 (0.60%) NIST
8 16 (0.60%) PSD2
9 15 (0.56%) EMIR
10 13 (0.49%) MiFID
10 13 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (0.41%) ISO 20022
12 9 (0.34%) ISO 8583
13 8 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 6 (0.22%) ISO 22301
14 6 (0.22%) TARGET2
15 5 (0.19%) IFRS
System Software
1 295 (11.04%) Docker
2 115 (4.31%) Active Directory
3 58 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (1.16%) vSphere
5 20 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (0.60%) XenApp
7 8 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.30%) XenDesktop
8 6 (0.22%) HDFS
8 6 (0.22%) VMware NSX
9 5 (0.19%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.19%) LXC
9 5 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 4 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 4 (0.15%) OpenAM
11 3 (0.11%) Time Sharing Option
11 3 (0.11%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.075%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.075%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 289 (10.82%) Kubernetes
2 118 (4.42%) Terraform
3 96 (3.59%) Ansible
4 45 (1.68%) Puppet
4 45 (1.68%) SCCM
5 35 (1.31%) Istio
6 33 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (0.60%) SCOM
8 14 (0.52%) FortiGate
8 14 (0.52%) PowerCLI
9 12 (0.45%) CA Service Virtualization
9 12 (0.45%) Tivoli
10 10 (0.37%) vRealize
11 9 (0.34%) Mesos
11 9 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
12 8 (0.30%) Marathon
13 7 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (0.22%) CSIRT
14 6 (0.22%) Nagios
14 6 (0.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 221 (8.27%) Microsoft
2 216 (8.09%) Google
3 205 (7.68%) Oracle
4 97 (3.63%) Cisco
5 78 (2.92%) VMware
6 65 (2.43%) Bloomberg
7 61 (2.28%) SAP
8 51 (1.91%) IBM
9 44 (1.65%) CheckPoint
10 41 (1.54%) Tableau
11 40 (1.50%) Citrix
12 39 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
13 31 (1.16%) Red Hat
14 30 (1.12%) Informatica
15 29 (1.09%) Databricks
16 28 (1.05%) Palo Alto
16 28 (1.05%) Splunk
17 27 (1.01%) F5
18 26 (0.97%) ServiceNow
19 22 (0.82%) Unisys