Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK > England
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 42 40
Rank change year-on-year -16 -2 -8
Permanent jobs citing Banking 5,152 7,732 9,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.58% 5.53% 5.85%
As % of the General category 11.35% 13.39% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3,913 5,745 6,513
England median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £63,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +7.14% +0.80%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £120,000 £103,750 £100,000
UK median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +11.54% +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 45,399 57,735 71,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.33% 41.31% 43.64%
Number of salaries quoted 34,777 44,302 56,329
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,250 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.45% +10.00% -

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -7 4,174 £75,000 +7.14% 488
North of England -33 394 £55,000 +13.40% 95
North West -34 248 £55,000 +1.85% 43
South East -2 240 £62,500 +13.64% 31
East of England +117 177 £55,000 -12.00% 14
Yorkshire -6 118 £55,000 +36.82% 37
Midlands -6 109 £40,000 -23.81% 42
East Midlands +3 62 £37,500 -30.56% 19
South West -7 56 £42,500 -19.05% 20
West Midlands +6 47 £40,000 -20.00% 23
North East +21 28 £43,920 +9.80% 15
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 3,318 (64.40%) Finance
2 2,143 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
3 1,618 (31.41%) Java
4 1,139 (22.11%) AWS
5 993 (19.27%) SQL
6 841 (16.32%) JavaScript
7 837 (16.25%) Software Engineering
8 801 (15.55%) Python
8 801 (15.55%) Fintech
9 794 (15.41%) C#
10 748 (14.52%) Investment Banking
11 718 (13.94%) Azure
12 712 (13.82%) DevOps
13 620 (12.03%) Scrum
14 587 (11.39%) Web Services
15 578 (11.22%) Front Office
16 569 (11.04%) .NET
17 545 (10.58%) Microservices
18 541 (10.50%) Asset Management
19 529 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
20 524 (10.17%) TDD
21 486 (9.43%) SQL Server
22 485 (9.41%) AngularJS
23 462 (8.97%) Linux
24 456 (8.85%) WorldPay
25 454 (8.81%) FIS
26 436 (8.46%) Analytics
27 435 (8.44%) React
28 433 (8.40%) GCP
29 432 (8.39%) Analytical Skills

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
1 148 (2.87%) Confluence
2 94 (1.82%) Apache Spark
3 69 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
4 65 (1.26%) Tomcat
5 62 (1.20%) SAS
6 60 (1.16%) WebSphere
7 49 (0.95%) Apache
8 48 (0.93%) SharePoint
9 30 (0.58%) JBoss
10 29 (0.56%) Mule
10 29 (0.56%) WebLogic
11 26 (0.50%) IIS
12 18 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
13 17 (0.33%) CMS
14 16 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
15 15 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
16 11 (0.21%) Anypoint
17 10 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
17 10 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
17 10 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 138 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 137 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 44 (0.85%) Sketch
4 31 (0.60%) InVision
5 21 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.25%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (0.17%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.12%) Zeplin
12 5 (0.097%) SPSS
13 3 (0.058%) Figma
13 3 (0.058%) InDesign
13 3 (0.058%) InfoPath
14 2 (0.039%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.039%) Adobe Captivate
14 2 (0.039%) Flinto
15 1 (0.019%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 113 (2.19%) FINCAD Analytics
2 68 (1.32%) Payment Gateway
3 19 (0.37%) SAP CO
3 19 (0.37%) SAP FI
3 19 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
4 18 (0.35%) Temenos T24
4 18 (0.35%) thinkFolio
5 13 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
6 10 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 9 (0.17%) Documaker
7 9 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 8 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
9 6 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
10 4 (0.078%) Actimize
10 4 (0.078%) Dynamics CRM
10 4 (0.078%) Finacle
10 4 (0.078%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.078%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.078%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 1,139 (22.11%) AWS
2 718 (13.94%) Azure
3 433 (8.40%) GCP
4 107 (2.08%) SaaS
5 97 (1.88%) Office 365
6 94 (1.82%) GitHub
7 74 (1.44%) OpenShift
8 64 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
9 57 (1.11%) PaaS
10 54 (1.05%) Power Platform
11 51 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
12 50 (0.97%) IaaS
13 46 (0.89%) Serverless
14 34 (0.66%) Amazon ECS
15 31 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
16 23 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
17 17 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
17 17 (0.33%) npm
17 17 (0.33%) Sauce Labs
18 15 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 88 (1.71%) Firewall
2 85 (1.65%) TCP/IP
3 78 (1.51%) WAN
4 77 (1.49%) LAN
5 65 (1.26%) DNS
6 54 (1.05%) VPN
7 45 (0.87%) BGP
8 43 (0.83%) OSPF
9 40 (0.78%) Internet
10 36 (0.70%) DHCP
10 36 (0.70%) MPLS
11 35 (0.68%) Network Security
11 35 (0.68%) VoIP
12 32 (0.62%) HTTP
13 28 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
14 26 (0.50%) ATM
15 24 (0.47%) Wireless
16 19 (0.37%) SAN
17 18 (0.35%) SSL
17 18 (0.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 486 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 245 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 178 (3.45%) Big Data
4 144 (2.80%) NoSQL
5 128 (2.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 127 (2.47%) Relational Database
7 120 (2.33%) Amazon Athena
8 102 (1.98%) MySQL
9 95 (1.84%) Hadoop
10 94 (1.82%) MongoDB
11 92 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
12 65 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 64 (1.24%) Amazon Redshift
14 62 (1.20%) RDBMS
15 60 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
16 56 (1.09%) Oracle Database
17 52 (1.01%) Power BI
18 51 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 44 (0.85%) Amazon Aurora
20 43 (0.83%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 320 (6.21%) JIRA
2 301 (5.84%) Jenkins
3 254 (4.93%) Git (software)
4 189 (3.67%) Selenium
5 154 (2.99%) Maven
6 139 (2.70%) Cucumber
7 75 (1.46%) JUnit
8 60 (1.16%) TeamCity
9 47 (0.91%) SonarQube
10 45 (0.87%) GitLab
10 45 (0.87%) Visual Studio
11 43 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
12 40 (0.78%) Appium
12 40 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
13 39 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 37 (0.72%) webpack
15 36 (0.70%) Bitbucket
15 36 (0.70%) SoapUI
16 33 (0.64%) Axure RP
17 30 (0.58%) JBehave
General
1 3,318 (64.40%) Finance
2 748 (14.52%) Investment Banking
3 578 (11.22%) Front Office
4 301 (5.84%) Retail
5 164 (3.18%) Retail Banking
6 146 (2.83%) Telecoms
7 135 (2.62%) Financial Institution
8 100 (1.94%) Marketing
9 95 (1.84%) Public Sector
10 89 (1.73%) Law
11 73 (1.42%) Legal
12 69 (1.34%) Back Office
13 58 (1.13%) Games
14 52 (1.01%) Billing
15 47 (0.91%) Manufacturing
16 44 (0.85%) French Language
16 44 (0.85%) International Banking
17 36 (0.70%) Private Banking
18 29 (0.56%) German Language
19 26 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,367 (26.53%) Developer
2 620 (12.03%) Analyst
3 472 (9.16%) Java Developer
4 366 (7.10%) Architect
5 354 (6.87%) Software Engineer
6 261 (5.07%) C# Developer
7 255 (4.95%) Senior Developer
8 253 (4.91%) Business Analyst
9 235 (4.56%) .NET Developer
10 218 (4.23%) Java Engineer
11 190 (3.69%) Consultant
12 181 (3.51%) C# .NET Developer
13 179 (3.47%) Project Manager
14 175 (3.40%) DevOps Engineer
15 144 (2.80%) Java Software Engineer
16 133 (2.58%) AWS Engineer
17 131 (2.54%) Front Office Developer
18 120 (2.33%) Banking Analyst
19 114 (2.21%) Solutions Architect
20 110 (2.14%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 587 (11.39%) Web Services
2 569 (11.04%) .NET
3 485 (9.41%) AngularJS
4 435 (8.44%) React
5 359 (6.97%) HTML
5 359 (6.97%) Spring
6 347 (6.74%) J2EE
7 296 (5.75%) Node.js
8 280 (5.43%) CSS
9 259 (5.03%) RESTful
10 232 (4.50%) ASP.NET
11 227 (4.41%) REST
12 192 (3.73%) Vue.js
13 160 (3.11%) .NET Framework
14 157 (3.05%) HTML5
15 155 (3.01%) Kafka
16 154 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
17 144 (2.80%) Spring Boot
18 117 (2.27%) Redux
19 116 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 432 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 417 (8.09%) Fixed Income
3 366 (7.10%) Derivative
4 365 (7.08%) Hedge funds
5 323 (6.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 304 (5.90%) Equities
7 240 (4.66%) Greenfield Project
8 215 (4.17%) User Experience
9 182 (3.53%) Data Centre
10 146 (2.83%) Mobile App
11 99 (1.92%) Public Cloud
12 85 (1.65%) Equity Derivative
13 84 (1.63%) Blog
14 78 (1.51%) Credit Risk
15 76 (1.48%) Cloud Native
16 71 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
17 69 (1.34%) Management Information System
17 69 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
18 67 (1.30%) Mobile Banking
18 67 (1.30%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 462 (8.97%) Linux
2 415 (8.06%) Windows
3 233 (4.52%) Unix
4 108 (2.10%) Windows Server
5 92 (1.79%) Android
5 92 (1.79%) Windows 10
6 89 (1.73%) Apple iOS
7 49 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (0.45%) Solaris
10 19 (0.37%) Windows 7
11 12 (0.23%) zOS
12 11 (0.21%) AIX
12 11 (0.21%) Kali Linux
13 10 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (0.16%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.12%) CentOS
15 6 (0.12%) CoreOS
16 5 (0.097%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.078%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,143 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
2 837 (16.25%) Software Engineering
3 801 (15.55%) Fintech
4 712 (13.82%) DevOps
5 620 (12.03%) Scrum
6 545 (10.58%) Microservices
7 541 (10.50%) Asset Management
8 529 (10.27%) Problem-Solving
9 524 (10.17%) TDD
10 436 (8.46%) Analytics
11 430 (8.35%) Test Automation
12 389 (7.55%) Mentoring
13 376 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
14 366 (7.10%) Artificial Intelligence
15 363 (7.05%) BDD
16 344 (6.68%) Investment Management
17 334 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
18 330 (6.41%) SDLC
19 310 (6.02%) Decision-Making
20 296 (5.75%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,618 (31.41%) Java
2 993 (19.27%) SQL
3 841 (16.32%) JavaScript
4 801 (15.55%) Python
5 794 (15.41%) C#
6 322 (6.25%) C++
7 226 (4.39%) Kotlin
8 150 (2.91%) Bash Shell
9 144 (2.80%) TypeScript
10 143 (2.78%) Java 8
11 135 (2.62%) PowerShell
12 120 (2.33%) T-SQL
13 114 (2.21%) C
14 101 (1.96%) Scala
15 89 (1.73%) Ruby
16 87 (1.69%) R
17 86 (1.67%) Go
18 67 (1.30%) VBA
19 64 (1.24%) Shell Script
20 63 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 378 (7.34%) Degree
2 87 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
3 82 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 71 (1.38%) CCNP
5 53 (1.03%) CISSP
6 51 (0.99%) CCIE
7 44 (0.85%) CISM
8 42 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 40 (0.78%) CCNA
10 38 (0.74%) ISTQB
11 33 (0.64%) ISEB
12 32 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
13 31 (0.60%) PMI Certification
14 30 (0.58%) PhD
15 29 (0.56%) SAFe Agilist
16 27 (0.52%) Security Cleared
17 26 (0.50%) SC Cleared
18 24 (0.47%) PMP
19 20 (0.39%) Master's Degree
20 19 (0.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (3.86%) QA
2 80 (1.55%) Data Quality
3 72 (1.40%) SLA
4 53 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 48 (0.93%) PCI DSS
6 47 (0.91%) GDPR
7 41 (0.80%) PSD2
8 38 (0.74%) PMO
9 28 (0.54%) EMIR
10 21 (0.41%) MiFID
11 20 (0.39%) SEPA
12 19 (0.37%) IFRS
13 17 (0.33%) ISO 20022
14 15 (0.29%) IFRS 9
15 14 (0.27%) COBIT
16 10 (0.19%) Basel II
16 10 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 9 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
17 9 (0.17%) NIST
18 8 (0.16%) Basel III
System Software
1 426 (8.27%) Docker
2 139 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 72 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (0.87%) vSphere
5 22 (0.43%) VMware NSX
6 20 (0.39%) XenApp
7 17 (0.33%) VirtualBox
7 17 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (0.29%) Firmware
9 14 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (0.25%) XenDesktop
11 10 (0.19%) Hyper-V
12 8 (0.16%) OpenAM
13 6 (0.12%) GridGain
14 5 (0.097%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.078%) HDFS
15 4 (0.078%) NFS
15 4 (0.078%) OpenIDM
15 4 (0.078%) RACF
15 4 (0.078%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 351 (6.81%) Kubernetes
2 255 (4.95%) Terraform
3 253 (4.91%) Ansible
4 111 (2.15%) Puppet
5 97 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
6 71 (1.38%) SCCM
7 32 (0.62%) SCOM
8 22 (0.43%) CA Service Virtualization
9 21 (0.41%) Rancher
9 21 (0.41%) vRealize
10 19 (0.37%) Istio
11 18 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
11 18 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
11 18 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
11 18 (0.35%) Prometheus
12 17 (0.33%) PowerCLI
13 16 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 15 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
15 14 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
15 14 (0.27%) Control-M
Vendors
1 456 (8.85%) WorldPay
2 454 (8.81%) FIS
3 415 (8.06%) Oracle
4 401 (7.78%) Microsoft
5 284 (5.51%) Google
6 159 (3.09%) Bloomberg
7 150 (2.91%) Cisco
8 113 (2.19%) VMware
9 98 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
10 93 (1.81%) IBM
11 80 (1.55%) SAP
12 65 (1.26%) CheckPoint
13 64 (1.24%) Adobe
14 63 (1.22%) Citrix
15 59 (1.15%) Splunk
16 57 (1.11%) Tableau
17 53 (1.03%) Informatica
17 53 (1.03%) Palo Alto
18 52 (1.01%) HP
19 50 (0.97%) F5