Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK > England
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 44 54
Rank change year-on-year -13 +10 -20
Permanent jobs citing Banking 4,952 7,514 8,420
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.61% 5.43% 5.07%
As % of the General category 11.39% 13.33% 11.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3,878 5,772 6,331
Median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £120,000 £102,500 £102,500
UK median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% -

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 43,481 56,380 71,840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.46% 40.76% 43.30%
Number of salaries quoted 33,257 43,044 56,608
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% +2.00%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -

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 5 April 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 5 April 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 -8 4,005 £77,500 +10.71% 359
North of England -30 384 £55,000 +8.37% 57
South East +45 244 £65,000 +18.18% 30
North West -42 234 £55,000 - 30
East of England +103 159 £31,000 -46.09% 5
Yorkshire +32 121 £55,000 +22.22% 18
Midlands -10 96 £45,000 -12.20% 19
South West -28 68 £50,000 -7.52% 3
East Midlands -4 54 £37,500 -30.56% 8
West Midlands +23 42 £50,000 - 11
North East +6 29 £43,920 +15.58% 9
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 5 April 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 3,147 (63.55%) Finance
2 2,142 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1,625 (32.82%) Java
4 1,098 (22.17%) AWS
5 930 (18.78%) SQL
6 905 (18.28%) JavaScript
7 879 (17.75%) Software Engineering
8 805 (16.26%) Python
9 782 (15.79%) C#
10 774 (15.63%) Fintech
11 773 (15.61%) DevOps
12 755 (15.25%) Investment Banking
13 736 (14.86%) Azure
14 630 (12.72%) Scrum
15 602 (12.16%) Web Services
16 581 (11.73%) .NET
17 575 (11.61%) Front Office
18 548 (11.07%) Asset Management
19 541 (10.92%) AngularJS
20 537 (10.84%) Microservices
21 514 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
22 508 (10.26%) React
23 504 (10.18%) TDD
24 449 (9.07%) Fixed Income
25 445 (8.99%) GCP
26 444 (8.97%) SQL Server
27 428 (8.64%) FIS
28 423 (8.54%) Docker
29 421 (8.50%) WorldPay
30 418 (8.44%) 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
1 183 (3.70%) Confluence
2 102 (2.06%) Apache Spark
3 89 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
4 62 (1.25%) Tomcat
5 61 (1.23%) SAS
6 55 (1.11%) Apache
7 43 (0.87%) WebSphere
8 41 (0.83%) SharePoint
9 27 (0.55%) JBoss
10 25 (0.50%) Mule
11 23 (0.46%) WebLogic
12 19 (0.38%) CMS
13 15 (0.30%) Oracle Coherence
14 14 (0.28%) IIS
15 13 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
16 12 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
17 11 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
18 10 (0.20%) Anypoint
19 9 (0.18%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 123 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
2 119 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 40 (0.81%) Sketch
5 28 (0.57%) InVision
6 25 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
7 20 (0.40%) MS Visio
8 16 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (0.20%) Photoshop
10 8 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 7 (0.14%) Zeplin
12 6 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
12 6 (0.12%) SPSS
13 4 (0.081%) InfoPath
14 3 (0.061%) InDesign
15 2 (0.040%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.040%) Adobe After Effects
15 2 (0.040%) Adobe Captivate
15 2 (0.040%) Adobe Premiere
15 2 (0.040%) Flinto
Business Applications
1 110 (2.22%) FINCAD Analytics
2 64 (1.29%) Payment Gateway
3 21 (0.42%) Temenos T24
4 11 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
5 9 (0.18%) Documaker
5 9 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 9 (0.18%) SAP CO
5 9 (0.18%) SAP FI
5 9 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
5 9 (0.18%) thinkFolio
6 8 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 7 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.081%) Actimize
9 4 (0.081%) Finacle
9 4 (0.081%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.061%) BASE24
10 3 (0.061%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.061%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,098 (22.17%) AWS
2 736 (14.86%) Azure
3 445 (8.99%) GCP
4 96 (1.94%) SaaS
5 95 (1.92%) Office 365
6 84 (1.70%) GitHub
7 71 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
8 69 (1.39%) OpenShift
9 61 (1.23%) Power Platform
10 51 (1.03%) IaaS
10 51 (1.03%) Serverless
11 47 (0.95%) PaaS
12 34 (0.69%) Amazon ECS
13 33 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
14 31 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
15 25 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
16 20 (0.40%) npm
17 19 (0.38%) Sauce Labs
18 18 (0.36%) BlazeMeter
19 15 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 86 (1.74%) Firewall
2 60 (1.21%) TCP/IP
3 55 (1.11%) WAN
4 54 (1.09%) LAN
5 51 (1.03%) DNS
6 43 (0.87%) VPN
7 41 (0.83%) Network Security
8 39 (0.79%) Internet
9 29 (0.59%) HTTP
10 28 (0.57%) ATM
11 27 (0.55%) BGP
11 27 (0.55%) OSPF
11 27 (0.55%) VoIP
12 26 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
13 25 (0.50%) DHCP
14 24 (0.48%) MPLS
14 24 (0.48%) Wireless
15 20 (0.40%) Unified Communications
16 19 (0.38%) SAN
17 18 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 444 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 217 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
3 158 (3.19%) Big Data
4 142 (2.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 130 (2.63%) NoSQL
6 122 (2.46%) Amazon Athena
7 117 (2.36%) MongoDB
8 102 (2.06%) Hadoop
9 101 (2.04%) Relational Database
10 96 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
11 81 (1.64%) MySQL
12 63 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
12 63 (1.27%) SQL Server 2019
13 61 (1.23%) Oracle Database
14 59 (1.19%) Power BI
15 55 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 45 (0.91%) DB2
16 45 (0.91%) RDBMS
17 43 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
18 40 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 358 (7.23%) JIRA
2 277 (5.59%) Jenkins
3 248 (5.01%) Git (software)
4 177 (3.57%) Selenium
5 144 (2.91%) Maven
6 143 (2.89%) Cucumber
7 76 (1.53%) JUnit
8 52 (1.05%) TeamCity
9 50 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
10 46 (0.93%) RStudio
11 44 (0.89%) Appium
12 41 (0.83%) SonarQube
13 40 (0.81%) webpack
14 39 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 39 (0.79%) SoapUI
15 38 (0.77%) Bitbucket
15 38 (0.77%) GitLab
16 37 (0.75%) Visual Studio
17 32 (0.65%) JBehave
17 32 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3,147 (63.55%) Finance
2 755 (15.25%) Investment Banking
3 575 (11.61%) Front Office
4 289 (5.84%) Retail
5 163 (3.29%) Retail Banking
6 125 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 107 (2.16%) Financial Institution
8 94 (1.90%) Marketing
9 84 (1.70%) Public Sector
10 82 (1.66%) Law
11 77 (1.55%) Back Office
12 74 (1.49%) Legal
13 50 (1.01%) Games
14 46 (0.93%) Billing
15 44 (0.89%) International Banking
16 31 (0.63%) Manufacturing
17 24 (0.48%) Automotive
17 24 (0.48%) French Language
18 21 (0.42%) Advertising
19 20 (0.40%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1,353 (27.32%) Developer
2 589 (11.89%) Analyst
3 443 (8.95%) Java Developer
4 375 (7.57%) Architect
5 336 (6.79%) Software Engineer
6 253 (5.11%) Senior Developer
7 243 (4.91%) C# Developer
8 235 (4.75%) Business Analyst
9 222 (4.48%) .NET Developer
10 214 (4.32%) Java Engineer
11 169 (3.41%) Project Manager
12 166 (3.35%) C# .NET Developer
13 162 (3.27%) AWS Engineer
14 145 (2.93%) Consultant
15 138 (2.79%) DevOps Engineer
15 138 (2.79%) Front Office Developer
16 121 (2.44%) AWS Developer
16 121 (2.44%) Financial Analyst
17 120 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
18 119 (2.40%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 602 (12.16%) Web Services
2 581 (11.73%) .NET
3 541 (10.92%) AngularJS
4 508 (10.26%) React
5 346 (6.99%) J2EE
6 344 (6.95%) HTML
7 343 (6.93%) Spring
8 331 (6.68%) Node.js
9 269 (5.43%) CSS
10 250 (5.05%) Vue.js
11 249 (5.03%) RESTful
12 243 (4.91%) REST
13 222 (4.48%) ASP.NET
14 160 (3.23%) .NET Framework
15 158 (3.19%) Kafka
16 140 (2.83%) Spring Boot
17 139 (2.81%) ASP.NET Web API
17 139 (2.81%) HTML5
18 138 (2.79%) .NET Core
19 123 (2.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 449 (9.07%) Fixed Income
2 407 (8.22%) Derivative
3 406 (8.20%) Hedge funds
4 404 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
5 325 (6.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 304 (6.14%) Equities
7 220 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
8 197 (3.98%) User Experience
9 155 (3.13%) Mobile App
10 140 (2.83%) Data Centre
11 81 (1.64%) Blog
12 79 (1.60%) Public Cloud
13 78 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
14 74 (1.49%) SWIFT
15 71 (1.43%) Credit Risk
16 69 (1.39%) Cloud Native
16 69 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
17 66 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
17 66 (1.33%) Management Information System
18 64 (1.29%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 378 (7.63%) Linux
2 369 (7.45%) Windows
3 213 (4.30%) Unix
4 93 (1.88%) Windows Server
5 91 (1.84%) Apple iOS
6 84 (1.70%) Android
7 80 (1.62%) Windows 10
8 49 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
11 18 (0.36%) Solaris
12 14 (0.28%) Windows 7
13 10 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (0.18%) AIX
14 9 (0.18%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.16%) Kali Linux
16 7 (0.14%) CentOS
17 5 (0.10%) Debian
17 5 (0.10%) SUSE
17 5 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,142 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
2 879 (17.75%) Software Engineering
3 774 (15.63%) Fintech
4 773 (15.61%) DevOps
5 630 (12.72%) Scrum
6 548 (11.07%) Asset Management
7 537 (10.84%) Microservices
8 514 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
9 504 (10.18%) TDD
10 418 (8.44%) Test Automation
11 407 (8.22%) Analytics
12 379 (7.65%) Mentoring
13 375 (7.57%) Investment Management
14 372 (7.51%) Decision-Making
15 364 (7.35%) BDD
16 354 (7.15%) Artificial Intelligence
17 334 (6.74%) SDLC
18 332 (6.70%) Stakeholder Management
19 319 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
20 301 (6.08%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1,625 (32.82%) Java
2 930 (18.78%) SQL
3 905 (18.28%) JavaScript
4 805 (16.26%) Python
5 782 (15.79%) C#
6 317 (6.40%) C++
7 235 (4.75%) Kotlin
8 163 (3.29%) TypeScript
9 135 (2.73%) Bash Shell
10 128 (2.58%) Java 8
11 127 (2.56%) PowerShell
12 125 (2.52%) T-SQL
13 118 (2.38%) Scala
14 108 (2.18%) C
15 89 (1.80%) R
16 73 (1.47%) Go
17 62 (1.25%) Ruby
18 57 (1.15%) Shell Script
18 57 (1.15%) VBA
19 47 (0.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 332 (6.70%) Degree
2 76 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
3 75 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 51 (1.03%) CCNP
5 43 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 41 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 38 (0.77%) CCIE
8 33 (0.67%) CCNA
8 33 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
8 33 (0.67%) Master's Degree
9 31 (0.63%) CISSP
10 29 (0.59%) PhD
11 28 (0.57%) SAFe Agilist
12 26 (0.53%) ISEB
13 25 (0.50%) PMI Certification
14 21 (0.42%) CISM
14 21 (0.42%) SC Cleared
14 21 (0.42%) Security Cleared
14 21 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
15 19 (0.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (3.80%) QA
2 68 (1.37%) SLA
3 53 (1.07%) Data Quality
4 50 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 49 (0.99%) PCI DSS
6 35 (0.71%) GDPR
7 32 (0.65%) PMO
8 31 (0.63%) PSD2
9 27 (0.55%) EMIR
10 25 (0.50%) SEPA
11 21 (0.42%) MiFID
12 20 (0.40%) ISO 20022
13 17 (0.34%) COBIT
14 12 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 9 (0.18%) IFRS
15 9 (0.18%) NIST
16 8 (0.16%) Basel III
16 8 (0.16%) ISO 15022
17 7 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
17 7 (0.14%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 423 (8.54%) Docker
2 137 (2.77%) Active Directory
3 69 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (0.77%) vSphere
5 23 (0.46%) XenApp
6 21 (0.42%) VMware NSX
7 19 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (0.28%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.22%) Firmware
10 11 (0.22%) VirtualBox
11 10 (0.20%) Hyper-V
12 8 (0.16%) OpenAM
13 5 (0.10%) HDFS
13 5 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.10%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 5 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.081%) NFS
14 4 (0.081%) OpenIDM
14 4 (0.081%) RACF
Systems Management
1 337 (6.81%) Kubernetes
2 237 (4.79%) Terraform
3 230 (4.64%) Ansible
4 93 (1.88%) Puppet
5 74 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
6 71 (1.43%) SCCM
7 28 (0.57%) SCOM
8 23 (0.46%) Istio
9 21 (0.42%) CA Service Virtualization
10 19 (0.38%) FortiGate
10 19 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
11 18 (0.36%) vRealize
12 16 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
12 16 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 14 (0.28%) PowerCLI
13 14 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
14 13 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
14 13 (0.26%) Prometheus
15 11 (0.22%) Control-M
16 10 (0.20%) Grafana
Vendors
1 428 (8.64%) FIS
2 421 (8.50%) WorldPay
3 404 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 364 (7.35%) Oracle
5 302 (6.10%) Google
6 160 (3.23%) Bloomberg
7 147 (2.97%) Cisco
8 102 (2.06%) VMware
9 89 (1.80%) IBM
10 88 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
11 78 (1.58%) SAP
12 65 (1.31%) CheckPoint
13 61 (1.23%) Splunk
14 57 (1.15%) Adobe
14 57 (1.15%) Citrix
14 57 (1.15%) Tableau
15 49 (0.99%) F5
15 49 (0.99%) HP
16 48 (0.97%) Sybase
17 45 (0.91%) Informatica