Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 68 68 54
Rank change year-on-year 0 -14 -11
Permanent jobs citing Banking 4,707 1,919 6,096
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.27% 4.31% 4.84%
As % of the General category 7.31% 8.45% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,812 1,574 4,694
10th Percentile £43,125 £49,475 £37,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £77,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.71% +7.69%
75th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £117,500 £122,500 £110,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -3.23% +14.81% +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 64,424 22,713 69,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 58.40% 51.03% 55.40%
Number of salaries quoted 40,196 18,489 53,977
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,001 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £53,822
Median % change year-on-year - +6.83% +3.50%
75th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,015 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.52% +4.79% +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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -16 3,511 £80,000 - 515
South East +121 608 £70,000 +16.67% 33
North of England +38 295 £53,000 +8.16% 75
North West -10 153 £55,000 +12.24% 42
Midlands -37 123 £55,000 +4.76% 20
Yorkshire -25 100 £53,625 -9.49% 23
South West -23 94 £60,000 +41.18% 15
West Midlands -86 64 £55,000 +4.76% 9
East Midlands -29 58 £53,750 -8.51% 11
North East +9 42 £51,500 -20.77% 10
East of England -83 28 £53,750 -45.84% 10
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 3,293 (69.96%) Finance
2 2,012 (42.74%) Agile Software Development
3 1,516 (32.21%) Java
4 1,219 (25.90%) AWS
5 1,174 (24.94%) Social Skills
6 1,127 (23.94%) Python
6 1,127 (23.94%) Software Engineering
7 1,024 (21.75%) SQL
7 1,024 (21.75%) DevOps
8 982 (20.86%) Microservices
9 880 (18.70%) Fintech
10 817 (17.36%) Degree
11 813 (17.27%) Azure
12 724 (15.38%) Investment Banking
13 714 (15.17%) React
14 679 (14.43%) Linux
15 678 (14.40%) JavaScript
16 646 (13.72%) Computer Science
17 642 (13.64%) TDD
18 622 (13.21%) Kafka
19 597 (12.68%) Node.js
20 595 (12.64%) Git (software)
21 582 (12.36%) Spring
22 571 (12.13%) Test Automation
23 570 (12.11%) AngularJS
24 566 (12.02%) Full Stack Development
25 560 (11.90%) Jenkins
25 560 (11.90%) Docker
26 551 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
27 548 (11.64%) Kubernetes

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
1 331 (7.03%) Apache Spark
2 226 (4.80%) Apache
3 215 (4.57%) GemFire
4 136 (2.89%) Confluence
5 98 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
6 82 (1.74%) Cloud Foundry
7 66 (1.40%) SAS
8 54 (1.15%) CMS
9 32 (0.68%) SharePoint
10 30 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
11 18 (0.38%) Tomcat
12 17 (0.36%) IIS
13 15 (0.32%) MS Exchange
14 13 (0.28%) Skype for Business
15 11 (0.23%) IBM HTTP Server
15 11 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 11 (0.23%) WebSphere
16 9 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
17 8 (0.17%) DataSynapse
18 7 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 127 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 126 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 55 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (0.72%) Figma
5 28 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 28 (0.59%) Sketch
6 19 (0.40%) InVision
6 19 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
8 9 (0.19%) Chatbot
9 6 (0.13%) Marvel
9 6 (0.13%) SPSS
10 5 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.11%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.11%) UserZoom
11 4 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.064%) Adobe XD
13 2 (0.042%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.042%) InDesign
13 2 (0.042%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 26 (0.55%) Distributed Ledger
2 12 (0.25%) Summit
3 11 (0.23%) Sentinel
4 9 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
4 9 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (0.19%) Temenos T24
5 8 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
5 8 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
6 7 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.15%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
6 7 (0.15%) SAP BPC
7 6 (0.13%) Eikon
7 6 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
8 5 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.11%) RMDS
8 5 (0.11%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.11%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.11%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.11%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1,219 (25.90%) AWS
2 813 (17.27%) Azure
3 446 (9.48%) GCP
4 432 (9.18%) GitHub
5 368 (7.82%) Serverless
6 268 (5.69%) AWS Lambda
7 218 (4.63%) Amazon EC2
8 208 (4.42%) SaaS
9 206 (4.38%) Amazon Kinesis
10 203 (4.31%) Amazon ECS
11 112 (2.38%) Microsoft 365
12 101 (2.15%) Power Platform
13 92 (1.95%) PaaS
14 84 (1.78%) OpenShift
15 65 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
16 64 (1.36%) Amazon S3
17 63 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
18 41 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
19 40 (0.85%) IaaS
20 35 (0.74%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 104 (2.21%) Firewall
2 92 (1.95%) WAN
3 86 (1.83%) Internet
4 81 (1.72%) LAN
5 75 (1.59%) TCP/IP
6 56 (1.19%) HTTP
7 51 (1.08%) DNS
8 48 (1.02%) SMS
9 43 (0.91%) VPN
10 42 (0.89%) DHCP
11 34 (0.72%) FTP
12 33 (0.70%) Network Security
13 32 (0.68%) Wireless
14 30 (0.64%) Calico
15 22 (0.47%) IP Telephony
16 20 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
16 20 (0.42%) SSL
17 18 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
18 16 (0.34%) Unified Communications
19 15 (0.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 486 (10.33%) PostgreSQL
2 453 (9.62%) Relational Database
3 406 (8.63%) NoSQL
4 314 (6.67%) Big Data
5 284 (6.03%) SQL Server
6 260 (5.52%) Redis
7 245 (5.21%) HBase
8 224 (4.76%) MariaDB
9 196 (4.16%) Amazon Aurora
10 147 (3.12%) Amazon Athena
11 134 (2.85%) Hadoop
12 130 (2.76%) MongoDB
13 124 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
14 105 (2.23%) MySQL
15 99 (2.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 95 (2.02%) Power BI
17 81 (1.72%) RDBMS
18 67 (1.42%) Tableau
19 62 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 60 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 595 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 560 (11.90%) Jenkins
3 307 (6.52%) JIRA
4 290 (6.16%) Gradle
5 272 (5.78%) Cypress.io
6 260 (5.52%) Sonatype Nexus
7 258 (5.48%) IntelliJ
8 253 (5.37%) Cucumber
9 244 (5.18%) Protractor
10 242 (5.14%) JUnit
11 230 (4.89%) Mockito
12 218 (4.63%) Eclipse
13 210 (4.46%) Storybook
14 166 (3.53%) Artifactory
15 150 (3.19%) Maven
16 144 (3.06%) Selenium
17 120 (2.55%) SonarQube
18 93 (1.98%) Bitbucket
19 81 (1.72%) TeamCity
20 71 (1.51%) GitLab
General
1 3,293 (69.96%) Finance
2 1,174 (24.94%) Social Skills
3 724 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 546 (11.60%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 459 (9.75%) Law
6 385 (8.18%) Retail
7 345 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
8 321 (6.82%) Front Office
9 200 (4.25%) Retail Banking
10 188 (3.99%) Telecoms
11 170 (3.61%) Financial Institution
12 158 (3.36%) Presentation Skills
13 130 (2.76%) Legal
14 90 (1.91%) Marketing
15 83 (1.76%) Back Office
16 80 (1.70%) Influencing Skills
17 75 (1.59%) Public Sector
18 72 (1.53%) Games
19 71 (1.51%) Organisational Skills
20 62 (1.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,296 (27.53%) Developer
2 736 (15.64%) Software Engineer
3 540 (11.47%) Analyst
4 463 (9.84%) Java Developer
5 293 (6.22%) Architect
6 283 (6.01%) Senior Developer
7 217 (4.61%) Business Analyst
8 205 (4.36%) AWS Engineer
9 173 (3.68%) Senior Software Engineer
10 165 (3.51%) Java Engineer
11 157 (3.34%) Principal Engineer
12 155 (3.29%) AWS Software Engineer
13 140 (2.97%) Principal Software Engineer
14 139 (2.95%) Data Engineer
15 138 (2.93%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 138 (2.93%) Java Software Engineer
16 134 (2.85%) AWS Developer
16 134 (2.85%) Python Engineer
17 130 (2.76%) Consultant
18 129 (2.74%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 714 (15.17%) React
2 622 (13.21%) Kafka
3 597 (12.68%) Node.js
4 582 (12.36%) Spring
5 570 (12.11%) AngularJS
6 506 (10.75%) Web Services
7 429 (9.11%) CSS
8 405 (8.60%) RESTful
9 397 (8.43%) .NET
10 366 (7.78%) REST
11 331 (7.03%) Redux
12 327 (6.95%) RabbitMQ
13 302 (6.42%) JSON
14 277 (5.88%) HTML
15 259 (5.50%) Spring Boot
16 250 (5.31%) gRPC
17 235 (4.99%) Express
18 232 (4.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 209 (4.44%) Tailwind CSS
20 202 (4.29%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 412 (8.75%) User Experience
2 234 (4.97%) Hedge funds
3 209 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
4 206 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
5 205 (4.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 190 (4.04%) Derivative
7 183 (3.89%) Fixed Income
8 167 (3.55%) Equities
9 158 (3.36%) Pricing Data
10 156 (3.31%) Mobile App
11 132 (2.80%) Management Information System
12 120 (2.55%) Virtual Team
13 116 (2.46%) Cloud Native
14 113 (2.40%) Algorithms
15 107 (2.27%) Credit Risk
16 95 (2.02%) Public Cloud
17 90 (1.91%) Legacy Systems
18 77 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
18 77 (1.64%) Online Banking
19 63 (1.34%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 679 (14.43%) Linux
2 456 (9.69%) Unix
3 362 (7.69%) Windows
4 125 (2.66%) Android
5 106 (2.25%) Apple iOS
6 74 (1.57%) Windows Server
7 42 (0.89%) Windows 10
8 32 (0.68%) Windows 7
9 21 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (0.40%) Ubuntu
11 18 (0.38%) Mesosphere
12 16 (0.34%) Mac OS X
12 16 (0.34%) Windows 8
13 15 (0.32%) CentOS
14 14 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (0.28%) Windows Server 2016
16 12 (0.25%) Solaris
17 8 (0.17%) AIX
17 8 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
18 7 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,012 (42.74%) Agile Software Development
2 1,127 (23.94%) Software Engineering
3 1,024 (21.75%) DevOps
4 982 (20.86%) Microservices
5 880 (18.70%) Fintech
6 646 (13.72%) Computer Science
7 642 (13.64%) TDD
8 571 (12.13%) Test Automation
9 566 (12.02%) Full Stack Development
10 551 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
11 523 (11.11%) Scrum
12 445 (9.45%) Digital Banking
13 406 (8.63%) Asset Management
14 400 (8.50%) Analytics
15 362 (7.69%) BDD
16 358 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
17 352 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
18 338 (7.18%) Clean Code
19 307 (6.52%) Data Science
19 307 (6.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,516 (32.21%) Java
2 1,127 (23.94%) Python
3 1,024 (21.75%) SQL
4 678 (14.40%) JavaScript
5 477 (10.13%) C#
6 323 (6.86%) TypeScript
7 304 (6.46%) Shell Script
8 227 (4.82%) Groovy
9 158 (3.36%) Bash Shell
10 152 (3.23%) C++
11 143 (3.04%) Kotlin
12 141 (3.00%) Go
13 127 (2.70%) PowerShell
14 120 (2.55%) Ruby
15 118 (2.51%) C
16 110 (2.34%) Java 8
17 92 (1.95%) Scala
18 68 (1.44%) Perl
19 63 (1.34%) T-SQL
20 57 (1.21%) Rust
Qualifications
1 817 (17.36%) Degree
2 208 (4.42%) OCP
2 208 (4.42%) Oracle Certification
3 194 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 58 (1.23%) AWS Certification
5 54 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
6 51 (1.08%) Master's Degree
7 49 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
8 43 (0.91%) PhD
9 36 (0.76%) CISSP
10 31 (0.66%) CCNP
11 29 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
12 26 (0.55%) CCNA
13 23 (0.49%) ISEB
14 20 (0.42%) Security Cleared
15 17 (0.36%) CISM
15 17 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
15 17 (0.36%) SC Cleared
16 14 (0.30%) MCSE
17 13 (0.28%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 346 (7.35%) QA
2 94 (2.00%) SLA
3 91 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 77 (1.64%) GDPR
5 72 (1.53%) PSD2
6 68 (1.44%) NIST
7 64 (1.36%) Data Quality
8 57 (1.21%) PMO
9 54 (1.15%) Cyber Essentials
10 40 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 36 (0.76%) MiFID
12 30 (0.64%) EMIR
13 29 (0.62%) Accessibility
13 29 (0.62%) PCI DSS
14 14 (0.30%) GRC
15 11 (0.23%) COBIT
16 9 (0.19%) IASME
16 9 (0.19%) ISO 22301
17 8 (0.17%) IFRS
18 7 (0.15%) SEPA
System Software
1 560 (11.90%) Docker
2 195 (4.14%) HDFS
3 187 (3.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 132 (2.80%) Active Directory
5 53 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (0.38%) vSphere
7 14 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.21%) VMware NSX
9 9 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 7 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.13%) Hyper-V
12 5 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.085%) XenApp
14 3 (0.064%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.064%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.042%) vCloud
15 2 (0.042%) VMware Workstation
16 1 (0.021%) Apache Flume
16 1 (0.021%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 548 (11.64%) Kubernetes
2 420 (8.92%) Ansible
3 322 (6.84%) Terraform
4 178 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
5 91 (1.93%) Puppet
6 71 (1.51%) Prometheus
7 58 (1.23%) Grafana
8 51 (1.08%) Kibana
9 45 (0.96%) SCCM
10 18 (0.38%) Automic
11 17 (0.36%) FortiGate
12 15 (0.32%) SCOM
13 14 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
14 13 (0.28%) Control-M
15 12 (0.25%) Istio
16 11 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
17 10 (0.21%) Consul
17 10 (0.21%) Oozie
18 9 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
18 9 (0.19%) logstash
Vendors
1 350 (7.44%) Microsoft
2 318 (6.76%) Oracle
3 264 (5.61%) VMware
4 205 (4.36%) Okta
5 171 (3.63%) Google
6 121 (2.57%) Cisco
7 81 (1.72%) Bloomberg
7 81 (1.72%) Sybase
8 69 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
9 54 (1.15%) Citrix
9 54 (1.15%) Murex
10 52 (1.10%) IBM
10 52 (1.10%) Splunk
11 44 (0.93%) ServiceNow
12 43 (0.91%) Red Hat
13 41 (0.87%) Cognizant
14 40 (0.85%) Reuters
15 39 (0.83%) Apple
15 39 (0.83%) SAP
16 38 (0.81%) Fidessa