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

Banking
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 54 40
Rank change year-on-year -13 -14 -20
Permanent jobs citing Banking 1,926 6,093 8,765
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 4.27% 4.82% 5.71%
As % of the General category 11.28% 12.12% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,698 4,828 6,077
Median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £110,000 £102,500
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 17,074 50,293 66,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 37.86% 39.81% 43.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13,705 38,324 51,101
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £34,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 23 October 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 October 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 0 1,706 £80,000 +6.67% 297
South East -1 74 £61,250 +6.52% 6
North of England -104 68 £52,500 -4.55% 75
North West -80 47 £50,750 -7.73% 26
Midlands +49 37 £52,500 +31.25% 12
West Midlands +65 28 £52,500 +31.25% 7
South West -39 22 £42,500 -19.81% 4
Yorkshire -25 16 £72,500 +34.91% 42
East of England +69 14 £99,250 +47.04% 6
East Midlands +60 9 £58,750 +42.42% 5
North East +20 5 £65,000 +4.82% 7
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1,306 (67.81%) Finance
2 701 (36.40%) Agile Software Development
3 596 (30.94%) Java
4 518 (26.90%) AWS
5 484 (25.13%) Python
6 451 (23.42%) SQL
7 438 (22.74%) Azure
8 396 (20.56%) DevOps
9 375 (19.47%) Investment Banking
10 356 (18.48%) Asset Management
11 311 (16.15%) Fintech
12 303 (15.73%) JavaScript
13 263 (13.66%) Microservices
14 260 (13.50%) GCP
15 242 (12.56%) Kubernetes
16 236 (12.25%) Investment Management
17 233 (12.10%) Software Engineering
17 233 (12.10%) Front Office
18 227 (11.79%) Web Services
19 222 (11.53%) Hedge funds
20 219 (11.37%) Microsoft
21 211 (10.96%) SQL Server
21 211 (10.96%) Docker
22 207 (10.75%) Degree
23 189 (9.81%) Fixed Income
24 188 (9.76%) AngularJS
25 183 (9.50%) Analytics
26 179 (9.29%) React
27 174 (9.03%) Windows
28 173 (8.98%) .NET

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
1 118 (6.13%) Apache
2 71 (3.69%) Apache Spark
3 52 (2.70%) Confluence
4 33 (1.71%) SharePoint
5 30 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (0.99%) WebSphere
7 18 (0.93%) MS Exchange
7 18 (0.93%) SAS
7 18 (0.93%) Tomcat
8 11 (0.57%) MTS
9 9 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
9 9 (0.47%) IIS
10 8 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (0.42%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.26%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.26%) Tornado
12 4 (0.21%) CMS
12 4 (0.21%) nginx
12 4 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 41 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.78%) Sketch
5 14 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.62%) InVision
6 12 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.21%) Marvel
9 2 (0.10%) Figma
9 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.10%) Zeplin
10 1 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.052%) Adobe XD
10 1 (0.052%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 40 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.52%) Temenos T24
3 9 (0.47%) Sentinel
4 8 (0.42%) Loan IQ
5 6 (0.31%) IntelliMatch
6 4 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
6 4 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.16%) Eikon
7 3 (0.16%) Endur
7 3 (0.16%) FINCAD Analytics
7 3 (0.16%) Findur
7 3 (0.16%) FLEXCUBE
7 3 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.10%) Misys Opics
8 2 (0.10%) MultiFonds
8 2 (0.10%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.10%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 518 (26.90%) AWS
2 438 (22.74%) Azure
3 260 (13.50%) GCP
4 153 (7.94%) Serverless
5 138 (7.17%) AWS Lambda
6 83 (4.31%) Amazon ECS
7 70 (3.63%) Apigee
8 68 (3.53%) Power Platform
9 64 (3.32%) Office 365
10 47 (2.44%) SaaS
11 41 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
12 40 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
13 37 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
14 36 (1.87%) Amazon S3
15 29 (1.51%) Azure Active Directory
16 27 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
17 21 (1.09%) IaaS
18 16 (0.83%) GitHub
19 15 (0.78%) Azure Functions
19 15 (0.78%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 95 (4.93%) Firewall
2 43 (2.23%) Network Security
3 39 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 29 (1.51%) BGP
4 29 (1.51%) LAN
4 29 (1.51%) VPN
5 26 (1.35%) DNS
6 22 (1.14%) WAN
7 19 (0.99%) OSPF
8 16 (0.83%) SAN
9 14 (0.73%) Internet
10 13 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (0.67%) DHCP
10 13 (0.67%) MPLS
10 13 (0.67%) Multicast
10 13 (0.67%) VLAN
10 13 (0.67%) VoIP
11 12 (0.62%) SSL
12 11 (0.57%) EIGRP
13 10 (0.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 153 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
3 109 (5.66%) NoSQL
4 108 (5.61%) Amazon Redshift
5 104 (5.40%) PostgreSQL
6 97 (5.04%) MySQL
7 82 (4.26%) Big Data
8 73 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 71 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 63 (3.27%) Hadoop
11 48 (2.49%) Relational Database
12 47 (2.44%) MongoDB
13 41 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 40 (2.08%) Data Lake
15 39 (2.02%) Power BI
16 36 (1.87%) Tableau
17 35 (1.82%) Blockchain
18 28 (1.45%) RDBMS
19 26 (1.35%) Apache Hive
20 19 (0.99%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 151 (7.84%) Jenkins
2 120 (6.23%) Git (software)
3 81 (4.21%) GitLab
4 66 (3.43%) JIRA
5 58 (3.01%) Artifactory
6 44 (2.28%) Cucumber
7 40 (2.08%) Selenium
8 36 (1.87%) Visual Studio
9 35 (1.82%) Maven
10 31 (1.61%) webpack
11 25 (1.30%) TeamCity
12 15 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (0.73%) JUnit
14 13 (0.67%) Gradle
14 13 (0.67%) Subversion
15 12 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
16 11 (0.57%) Bitbucket
16 11 (0.57%) Sonatype Nexus
17 8 (0.42%) SonarQube
17 8 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1,306 (67.81%) Finance
2 375 (19.47%) Investment Banking
3 233 (12.10%) Front Office
4 123 (6.39%) Back Office
5 102 (5.30%) Retail
6 83 (4.31%) Retail Banking
7 68 (3.53%) Private Banking
8 61 (3.17%) Telecoms
9 59 (3.06%) Financial Institution
10 45 (2.34%) Legal
11 34 (1.77%) Public Sector
12 31 (1.61%) Law
13 29 (1.51%) Marketing
14 24 (1.25%) Manufacturing
15 20 (1.04%) Games
16 17 (0.88%) Automotive
17 16 (0.83%) French Language
18 14 (0.73%) Advertising
19 13 (0.67%) Wholesale Banking
20 12 (0.62%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 550 (28.56%) Developer
2 174 (9.03%) Analyst
3 169 (8.77%) Architect
4 154 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 112 (5.82%) Software Engineer
6 101 (5.24%) Solutions Architect
7 92 (4.78%) Python Developer
8 85 (4.41%) Python Engineer
9 84 (4.36%) Senior Developer
10 77 (4.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 74 (3.84%) Network Engineer
12 73 (3.79%) DevOps Engineer
13 72 (3.74%) Cloud Architect
14 70 (3.63%) Lead Developer
15 63 (3.27%) AWS Architect
15 63 (3.27%) AWS Engineer
15 63 (3.27%) Data Architect
16 61 (3.17%) Business Analyst
17 60 (3.12%) AWS Developer
18 59 (3.06%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (11.79%) Web Services
2 188 (9.76%) AngularJS
3 179 (9.29%) React
4 173 (8.98%) .NET
5 125 (6.49%) Kafka
6 118 (6.13%) Spring
7 96 (4.98%) Vue.js
8 94 (4.88%) gRPC
9 90 (4.67%) HTML
10 86 (4.47%) CSS
11 74 (3.84%) Node.js
12 70 (3.63%) OAuth
13 69 (3.58%) ASP.NET
14 67 (3.48%) XML
15 66 (3.43%) Spring Boot
16 64 (3.32%) REST
16 64 (3.32%) Swagger
17 59 (3.06%) Redux
18 44 (2.28%) WCF
19 41 (2.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 222 (11.53%) Hedge funds
2 189 (9.81%) Fixed Income
3 164 (8.52%) Derivative
4 143 (7.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 123 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
6 101 (5.24%) Equities
7 80 (4.15%) Mobile App
8 66 (3.43%) User Experience
9 60 (3.12%) Greenfield Project
10 59 (3.06%) Management Information System
11 53 (2.75%) SWIFT
12 51 (2.65%) Cloud Native
13 42 (2.18%) Data Structures
14 41 (2.13%) Algorithms
14 41 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
15 40 (2.08%) Data Centre
15 40 (2.08%) Social Network
16 35 (1.82%) Market Risk
17 26 (1.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
18 24 (1.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 174 (9.03%) Windows
2 140 (7.27%) Linux
3 105 (5.45%) Unix
4 67 (3.48%) Windows Server
5 41 (2.13%) Windows 10
6 40 (2.08%) Android
7 31 (1.61%) Apple iOS
8 25 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (0.99%) Windows Server 2016
11 13 (0.67%) Solaris
12 10 (0.52%) Windows 7
13 9 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (0.42%) AIX
15 7 (0.36%) CentOS
15 7 (0.36%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.36%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.10%) HPUX
16 2 (0.10%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.10%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 701 (36.40%) Agile Software Development
2 396 (20.56%) DevOps
3 356 (18.48%) Asset Management
4 311 (16.15%) Fintech
5 263 (13.66%) Microservices
6 236 (12.25%) Investment Management
7 233 (12.10%) Software Engineering
8 183 (9.50%) Analytics
9 169 (8.77%) Mentoring
10 151 (7.84%) Scrum
11 146 (7.58%) Machine Learning
12 135 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
13 126 (6.54%) SDLC
14 122 (6.33%) OO
15 106 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
16 103 (5.35%) Artificial Intelligence
17 100 (5.19%) Cybersecurity
18 99 (5.14%) Computer Science
18 99 (5.14%) TDD
18 99 (5.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 596 (30.94%) Java
2 484 (25.13%) Python
3 451 (23.42%) SQL
4 303 (15.73%) JavaScript
5 151 (7.84%) C#
6 115 (5.97%) Kotlin
7 93 (4.83%) Scala
8 80 (4.15%) PowerShell
9 62 (3.22%) C++
10 54 (2.80%) Java 8
11 52 (2.70%) Go
12 51 (2.65%) TypeScript
13 45 (2.34%) Shell Script
14 43 (2.23%) Bash Shell
15 40 (2.08%) C
16 36 (1.87%) T-SQL
17 29 (1.51%) Perl
17 29 (1.51%) R
18 18 (0.93%) Apple Swift
18 18 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 207 (10.75%) Degree
2 71 (3.69%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 50 (2.60%) Sun Certification
5 41 (2.13%) CCNP
5 41 (2.13%) CISSP
6 30 (1.56%) PhD
7 27 (1.40%) CISM
8 22 (1.14%) CCNA
9 20 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (0.99%) Master's Degree
11 17 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (0.83%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 14 (0.73%) CCIE
14 13 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
15 12 (0.62%) CCSP
16 11 (0.57%) CISA
16 11 (0.57%) MCSA
17 9 (0.47%) MCP
17 9 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (2.70%) QA
2 38 (1.97%) NIST
3 26 (1.35%) Data Quality
4 25 (1.30%) SLA
5 23 (1.19%) EMIR
5 23 (1.19%) MiFID
6 21 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (0.99%) COBIT
8 16 (0.83%) GDPR
9 14 (0.73%) PMO
10 13 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
11 11 (0.57%) PSD2
12 9 (0.47%) ISO 20022
13 8 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 8 (0.42%) PCI DSS
13 8 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (0.42%) SEPA
14 5 (0.26%) IFRS
15 4 (0.21%) TARGET2
16 3 (0.16%) ITGC
System Software
1 211 (10.96%) Docker
2 112 (5.82%) Active Directory
3 50 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (1.14%) vSphere
5 13 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (0.57%) Hyper-V
7 10 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.52%) XenApp
8 9 (0.47%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.26%) HDFS
10 5 (0.26%) LXC
11 4 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.10%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.10%) Firmware
12 2 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.10%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.10%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 242 (12.56%) Kubernetes
2 101 (5.24%) Ansible
3 99 (5.14%) Terraform
4 51 (2.65%) Puppet
5 40 (2.08%) Istio
5 40 (2.08%) SCCM
6 37 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
8 15 (0.78%) SCOM
9 12 (0.62%) Single Sign-On
10 10 (0.52%) CSIRT
11 8 (0.42%) PowerCLI
11 8 (0.42%) vRealize
12 6 (0.31%) Prometheus
13 5 (0.26%) Red Hat Satellite
13 5 (0.26%) Tivoli
13 5 (0.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
14 4 (0.21%) Nagios
14 4 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 4 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 219 (11.37%) Microsoft
2 133 (6.91%) Oracle
3 126 (6.54%) Google
4 87 (4.52%) Cisco
5 73 (3.79%) VMware
6 41 (2.13%) Databricks
7 33 (1.71%) IBM
8 29 (1.51%) Citrix
8 29 (1.51%) SAP
9 28 (1.45%) CheckPoint
10 27 (1.40%) Bloomberg
11 24 (1.25%) Red Hat
12 23 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
13 21 (1.09%) Palo Alto
14 20 (1.04%) F5
15 16 (0.83%) Atlassian
16 15 (0.78%) Splunk
16 15 (0.78%) Temenos
17 14 (0.73%) Solace
18 12 (0.62%) ServiceNow