Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 67 60 51
Rank change year-on-year -7 -9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Banking 4,297 2,911 6,783
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.31% 4.47% 5.05%
As % of the General category 7.64% 8.27% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2,701 2,282 5,250
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £38,000
25th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £52,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £77,000 £68,400
Median % change year-on-year +0.65% +12.57% +5.23%
75th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £117,500 £122,500 £105,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.85%

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 56,280 35,201 75,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.43% 54.07% 56.52%
Number of salaries quoted 36,274 27,791 58,279
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,750 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,412 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.77% +5.55% +5.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.82% +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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -11 3,290 £82,500 +3.13% 500
South East +96 526 £65,000 -3.70% 40
North of England -43 228 £58,125 +5.68% 74
Yorkshire -8 103 £54,600 -0.73% 24
South West -13 103 £65,000 +23.81% 11
North West -62 93 £60,000 +9.09% 38
Midlands -60 80 £53,500 -22.18% 33
East Midlands -25 42 £53,500 +7.00% 17
West Midlands -74 37 £52,500 -27.59% 16
North East +5 32 £45,345 -35.22% 12
East of England -35 15 £52,500 -47.10% 4
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 2,958 (68.84%) Finance
2 1,939 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
3 1,496 (34.81%) Java
4 1,143 (26.60%) AWS
5 1,057 (24.60%) Python
6 1,012 (23.55%) Software Engineering
7 968 (22.53%) DevOps
8 967 (22.50%) Social Skills
9 949 (22.09%) Microservices
10 913 (21.25%) Fintech
11 905 (21.06%) SQL
12 734 (17.08%) Azure
13 701 (16.31%) Degree
14 685 (15.94%) JavaScript
15 662 (15.41%) Investment Banking
16 653 (15.20%) Linux
17 642 (14.94%) React
18 628 (14.61%) Kubernetes
19 615 (14.31%) Kafka
20 597 (13.89%) Git (software)
21 585 (13.61%) TDD
22 570 (13.27%) Docker
23 561 (13.06%) PostgreSQL
24 558 (12.99%) Jenkins
25 553 (12.87%) Node.js
26 548 (12.75%) AngularJS
27 542 (12.61%) Spring
28 536 (12.47%) Computer Science
29 504 (11.73%) GCP
30 495 (11.52%) Test Automation

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
1 314 (7.31%) Apache Spark
2 207 (4.82%) GemFire
3 198 (4.61%) Apache
4 147 (3.42%) Confluence
5 105 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
6 74 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
7 60 (1.40%) SharePoint
8 52 (1.21%) SAS
9 43 (1.00%) CMS
10 28 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
11 19 (0.44%) Tomcat
12 18 (0.42%) MS Exchange
13 16 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 15 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
15 14 (0.33%) IIS
16 11 (0.26%) CICS
16 11 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
17 10 (0.23%) WebSphere
18 9 (0.21%) DataSynapse
18 9 (0.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 106 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 102 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
3 59 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (0.74%) Figma
5 26 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.44%) InVision
6 19 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
7 18 (0.42%) Sketch
8 17 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.16%) Chatbot
9 7 (0.16%) Marvel
10 5 (0.12%) UserZoom
11 4 (0.093%) Photoshop
12 3 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.070%) Adobe XD
12 3 (0.070%) InDesign
13 2 (0.047%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 2 (0.047%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.023%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (0.63%) Distributed Ledger
2 21 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.37%) Sentinel
4 15 (0.35%) Summit
5 11 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
6 7 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
6 7 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (0.16%) Temenos T24
7 6 (0.14%) SAP CO
7 6 (0.14%) SAP FI
7 6 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.093%) Elite 3E
8 4 (0.093%) Misys Midas
8 4 (0.093%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.093%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.070%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1,143 (26.60%) AWS
2 734 (17.08%) Azure
3 504 (11.73%) GCP
4 366 (8.52%) GitHub
5 253 (5.89%) Serverless
6 206 (4.79%) AWS Lambda
7 197 (4.58%) SaaS
8 175 (4.07%) Amazon Kinesis
9 173 (4.03%) Amazon EC2
10 161 (3.75%) Amazon ECS
11 109 (2.54%) PaaS
12 97 (2.26%) Power Platform
13 92 (2.14%) OpenShift
14 76 (1.77%) Microsoft 365
15 54 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
16 44 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
17 42 (0.98%) IaaS
18 40 (0.93%) Amazon S3
19 35 (0.81%) Amazon EKS
19 35 (0.81%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 80 (1.86%) LAN
2 77 (1.79%) WAN
3 68 (1.58%) Internet
4 66 (1.54%) Firewall
5 49 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 40 (0.93%) DNS
7 39 (0.91%) HTTP
8 35 (0.81%) VPN
9 29 (0.67%) Calico
10 26 (0.61%) Network Security
11 22 (0.51%) DHCP
12 19 (0.44%) FTP
13 18 (0.42%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (0.40%) SSL
14 17 (0.40%) Wireless
15 14 (0.33%) FIX Connectivity
15 14 (0.33%) MPLS
15 14 (0.33%) Unified Communications
15 14 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 561 (13.06%) PostgreSQL
2 477 (11.10%) Relational Database
3 336 (7.82%) NoSQL
4 292 (6.80%) Big Data
5 245 (5.70%) Redis
6 226 (5.26%) HBase
7 210 (4.89%) SQL Server
8 200 (4.65%) MariaDB
9 161 (3.75%) Amazon Aurora
10 147 (3.42%) Hadoop
11 143 (3.33%) MySQL
12 129 (3.00%) RDBMS
13 117 (2.72%) MongoDB
14 98 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
15 80 (1.86%) Power BI
16 68 (1.58%) Amazon Athena
17 67 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 60 (1.40%) DB2
19 53 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 50 (1.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 597 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 558 (12.99%) Jenkins
3 295 (6.87%) Gradle
4 281 (6.54%) JIRA
5 271 (6.31%) Cucumber
6 246 (5.72%) Sonatype Nexus
7 244 (5.68%) Cypress.io
8 241 (5.61%) JUnit
9 235 (5.47%) Protractor
10 232 (5.40%) IntelliJ
11 211 (4.91%) Eclipse
11 211 (4.91%) Mockito
12 193 (4.49%) Storybook
13 173 (4.03%) Artifactory
14 146 (3.40%) Selenium
15 131 (3.05%) Maven
16 126 (2.93%) SonarQube
17 82 (1.91%) Bitbucket
18 72 (1.68%) TeamCity
19 50 (1.16%) GitLab
General
1 2,958 (68.84%) Finance
2 967 (22.50%) Social Skills
3 662 (15.41%) Investment Banking
4 458 (10.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 374 (8.70%) Law
6 357 (8.31%) Retail
7 324 (7.54%) Front Office
8 307 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
9 178 (4.14%) Retail Banking
10 176 (4.10%) Telecoms
11 159 (3.70%) Financial Institution
12 143 (3.33%) Presentation Skills
13 88 (2.05%) Legal
14 83 (1.93%) Back Office
15 70 (1.63%) Organisational Skills
16 68 (1.58%) Influencing Skills
17 60 (1.40%) Marketing
18 51 (1.19%) Manufacturing
18 51 (1.19%) Private Banking
19 50 (1.16%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 1,289 (30.00%) Developer
2 613 (14.27%) Software Engineer
3 479 (11.15%) Java Developer
4 453 (10.54%) Analyst
5 246 (5.72%) Senior Developer
6 229 (5.33%) Architect
7 206 (4.79%) Business Analyst
8 172 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
9 153 (3.56%) Java Engineer
10 140 (3.26%) Senior Software Engineer
11 138 (3.21%) Consultant
12 137 (3.19%) Principal Engineer
13 132 (3.07%) AWS Software Engineer
14 131 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
15 130 (3.03%) AWS Developer
16 125 (2.91%) Full Stack Developer
17 123 (2.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 123 (2.86%) Project Manager
18 121 (2.82%) Principal Software Engineer
19 116 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 642 (14.94%) React
2 615 (14.31%) Kafka
3 553 (12.87%) Node.js
4 548 (12.75%) AngularJS
5 542 (12.61%) Spring
6 455 (10.59%) CSS
7 406 (9.45%) Web Services
8 378 (8.80%) RESTful
9 336 (7.82%) HTML
10 333 (7.75%) REST
11 324 (7.54%) .NET
12 299 (6.96%) RabbitMQ
13 295 (6.87%) Redux
14 283 (6.59%) JSON
15 256 (5.96%) gRPC
16 236 (5.49%) Spring Boot
17 233 (5.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 231 (5.38%) Express
19 196 (4.56%) Tailwind CSS
20 191 (4.44%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 404 (9.40%) User Experience
2 223 (5.19%) Hedge funds
3 218 (5.07%) Self-Motivation
4 214 (4.98%) Derivative
5 210 (4.89%) Fixed Income
6 207 (4.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 183 (4.26%) Linux Command Line
8 180 (4.19%) Equities
9 136 (3.16%) Mobile App
10 132 (3.07%) Cloud Native
11 131 (3.05%) Pricing Data
12 123 (2.86%) Virtual Team
13 114 (2.65%) Management Information System
14 108 (2.51%) Legacy Systems
15 107 (2.49%) Algorithms
16 93 (2.16%) Public Cloud
17 92 (2.14%) Greenfield Project
18 79 (1.84%) Market Risk
19 77 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
20 76 (1.77%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 653 (15.20%) Linux
2 417 (9.70%) Unix
3 263 (6.12%) Windows
4 101 (2.35%) Android
5 86 (2.00%) Apple iOS
6 57 (1.33%) Windows Server
7 34 (0.79%) Windows 10
8 32 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (0.63%) Solaris
10 21 (0.49%) Windows Server 2016
11 19 (0.44%) Ubuntu
12 16 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (0.33%) CentOS
14 13 (0.30%) Windows 7
15 10 (0.23%) Mesosphere
16 9 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
17 6 (0.14%) AIX
18 5 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
18 5 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
18 5 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,939 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
2 1,012 (23.55%) Software Engineering
3 968 (22.53%) DevOps
4 949 (22.09%) Microservices
5 913 (21.25%) Fintech
6 585 (13.61%) TDD
7 536 (12.47%) Computer Science
8 495 (11.52%) Test Automation
9 481 (11.19%) Scrum
10 478 (11.12%) Problem-Solving
11 425 (9.89%) Digital Banking
12 402 (9.36%) Analytics
13 375 (8.73%) Asset Management
14 361 (8.40%) Clean Code
15 346 (8.05%) OO
16 341 (7.94%) BDD
17 312 (7.26%) SDLC
18 303 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
19 301 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
20 296 (6.89%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1,496 (34.81%) Java
2 1,057 (24.60%) Python
3 905 (21.06%) SQL
4 685 (15.94%) JavaScript
5 393 (9.15%) C#
6 289 (6.73%) Shell Script
7 278 (6.47%) TypeScript
8 210 (4.89%) Groovy
9 154 (3.58%) Java 8
10 152 (3.54%) Bash Shell
11 141 (3.28%) C++
12 137 (3.19%) Kotlin
13 136 (3.16%) Go
14 120 (2.79%) Ruby
15 105 (2.44%) C
16 104 (2.42%) PowerShell
17 78 (1.82%) Scala
18 65 (1.51%) Perl
19 63 (1.47%) R
20 50 (1.16%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 701 (16.31%) Degree
2 191 (4.44%) OCP
2 191 (4.44%) Oracle Certification
3 150 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 46 (1.07%) CISSP
5 45 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (0.93%) PhD
7 37 (0.86%) Master's Degree
8 30 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
9 29 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 28 (0.65%) CISM
11 26 (0.61%) CCNP
12 23 (0.54%) CCNA
13 19 (0.44%) Security Cleared
14 18 (0.42%) AWS Certification
14 18 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 18 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
15 17 (0.40%) SC Cleared
16 16 (0.37%) CISA
17 14 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 257 (5.98%) QA
2 83 (1.93%) SLA
3 68 (1.58%) PSD2
4 58 (1.35%) PMO
5 53 (1.23%) NIST
6 45 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 43 (1.00%) GDPR
7 43 (1.00%) MiFID
8 35 (0.81%) Accessibility
9 31 (0.72%) Data Quality
10 30 (0.70%) EMIR
11 21 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
12 17 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 17 (0.40%) PCI DSS
13 15 (0.35%) COBIT
14 12 (0.28%) GRC
15 11 (0.26%) ISO 20022
16 8 (0.19%) Basel III
16 8 (0.19%) IFRS
16 8 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 570 (13.27%) Docker
2 180 (4.19%) HDFS
3 167 (3.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 86 (2.00%) Active Directory
5 65 (1.51%) Virtual Machines
6 26 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
7 15 (0.35%) VMware NSX
8 11 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 10 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 10 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.21%) Apache Flume
10 9 (0.21%) Time Sharing Option
11 8 (0.19%) Hyper-V
12 6 (0.14%) vSphere
13 5 (0.12%) DFS Replication
13 5 (0.12%) OpenAM
14 4 (0.093%) XenApp
15 3 (0.070%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.070%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 3 (0.070%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 628 (14.61%) Kubernetes
2 413 (9.61%) Ansible
3 308 (7.17%) Terraform
4 174 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
5 97 (2.26%) Puppet
6 72 (1.68%) Prometheus
7 51 (1.19%) Grafana
8 47 (1.09%) Kibana
9 35 (0.81%) SCCM
10 19 (0.44%) Istio
11 15 (0.35%) vCenter Server
12 13 (0.30%) FortiGate
12 13 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
13 11 (0.26%) SCOM
14 10 (0.23%) Automic
14 10 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
15 9 (0.21%) logstash
16 8 (0.19%) Fortio
16 8 (0.19%) Kiali
17 7 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 337 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 301 (7.00%) Oracle
3 241 (5.61%) VMware
4 228 (5.31%) Google
5 194 (4.51%) Okta
6 110 (2.56%) Sybase
7 92 (2.14%) Cisco
8 70 (1.63%) IBM
9 52 (1.21%) Bloomberg
9 52 (1.21%) SAP
10 46 (1.07%) Red Hat
11 43 (1.00%) Splunk
12 42 (0.98%) Citrix
13 37 (0.86%) Fidessa
14 36 (0.84%) ServiceNow
15 34 (0.79%) Solace
16 33 (0.77%) Murex
17 32 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
18 31 (0.72%) Apple
19 26 (0.61%) Reuters