Period
to 4 December 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail Banking over the 6 months to 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retail Banking
UK > England
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 741 597 849
Rank change year-on-year -144 +252 -77
Permanent jobs citing Retail Banking 264 120 191
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the General category 0.40% 0.46% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 138 107 158
10th Percentile £33,750 £56,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £51,250 £66,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £90,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -27.78% +38.46% -7.14%
75th Percentile £90,000 £103,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £120,000 £112,500 £97,875
UK median annual salary £66,393 £90,000 £63,750
% change year-on-year -26.23% +41.18% -5.56%

Retail 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 65,819 26,012 69,324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 58.90% 50.84% 55.24%
Number of salaries quoted 41,867 21,358 54,024
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +2.94%

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Retail Banking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Retail Banking in England

Retail Banking
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Retail Banking in England.

Salary trend for Retail Banking in England

Retail Banking
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Retail Banking in England over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Retail Banking in England

Retail 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 Retail Banking within the England region over the 6 months to 4 December 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 -156 204 £67,500 -27.81% 29
North of England - 30 £36,500 - 4
Yorkshire - 18 £36,500 - 1
West Midlands -77 16 - -
Midlands -98 16 - - 1
North West - 10 £36,500 - 3
South East -121 7 £42,500 -29.17%
South West - 4 £43,026 -
North East - 2 - -
Retail Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, IT jobs citing Retail 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 Retail Banking.

1 224 (84.85%) Banking
2 175 (66.29%) Agile Software Development
3 151 (57.20%) Finance
4 88 (33.33%) Social Skills
5 81 (30.68%) Java
6 78 (29.55%) SQL
7 76 (28.79%) Problem-Solving
8 74 (28.03%) SDLC
9 70 (26.52%) DevOps
10 67 (25.38%) Test Automation
11 64 (24.24%) Azure
12 55 (20.83%) TDD
13 52 (19.70%) Microservices
14 50 (18.94%) Unit Testing
15 47 (17.80%) Clean Code
16 44 (16.67%) OWASP
16 44 (16.67%) git-flow
17 41 (15.53%) Mobile App
18 39 (14.77%) Apple iOS
18 39 (14.77%) Android
19 38 (14.39%) Artificial Intelligence
19 38 (14.39%) REST
20 37 (14.02%) Jenkins
21 36 (13.64%) Git (software)
21 36 (13.64%) .NET
22 34 (12.88%) Docker
23 33 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
23 33 (12.50%) QA
23 33 (12.50%) Spring
23 33 (12.50%) Legacy Applications

Retail 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 20 (7.58%) SAS
2 13 (4.92%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.52%) Confluence
4 3 (1.14%) Apache
4 3 (1.14%) Appian
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Eikon
1 3 (1.14%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.38%) Actimize
2 1 (0.38%) Finacle
2 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (24.24%) Azure
2 25 (9.47%) AWS
3 20 (7.58%) GCP
4 19 (7.20%) NuGet
5 17 (6.44%) Serverless
6 14 (5.30%) BlazeMeter
6 14 (5.30%) BrowserStack
7 8 (3.03%) Sauce Labs
8 4 (1.52%) SaaS
9 3 (1.14%) GitHub
9 3 (1.14%) Microsoft 365
10 2 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.76%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.38%) Collibra
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.17%) Internet
2 8 (3.03%) Firewall
3 6 (2.27%) SMS
4 3 (1.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.23%) Azure SQL Database
2 24 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.92%) Hadoop
4 8 (3.03%) Apache Hive
5 7 (2.65%) DB2
6 6 (2.27%) HBase
7 5 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.52%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.52%) Tableau
9 3 (1.14%) Big Data
9 3 (1.14%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.14%) SQL Server
10 2 (0.76%) Base SAS
10 2 (0.76%) Metadata
10 2 (0.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.38%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.38%) Power BI
11 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 44 (16.67%) git-flow
2 37 (14.02%) Jenkins
3 36 (13.64%) Git (software)
4 25 (9.47%) Selenium
5 22 (8.33%) Appium
5 22 (8.33%) Maven
6 21 (7.95%) JIRA
7 18 (6.82%) JUnit
8 16 (6.06%) TestNG
9 14 (5.30%) JMeter
9 14 (5.30%) Visual Studio
10 11 (4.17%) Postman
11 8 (3.03%) Katalon Studio
11 8 (3.03%) Robot Framework
11 8 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (2.65%) Eclipse
12 7 (2.65%) IntelliJ
13 6 (2.27%) Cucumber
13 6 (2.27%) IBM UrbanCode
13 6 (2.27%) SoapUI
General
1 224 (84.85%) Banking
2 151 (57.20%) Finance
3 88 (33.33%) Social Skills
4 29 (10.98%) Retail
5 25 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (9.09%) Investment Banking
7 20 (7.58%) Financial Institution
8 14 (5.30%) Marketing
9 11 (4.17%) Advertising
10 7 (2.65%) Influencing Skills
11 4 (1.52%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (1.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 4 (1.52%) Law
11 4 (1.52%) Presentation Skills
12 3 (1.14%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.76%) Games
13 2 (0.76%) Legal
13 2 (0.76%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.76%) Retail Finance
14 1 (0.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 64 (24.24%) Developer
2 50 (18.94%) Analyst
3 25 (9.47%) Business Analyst
3 25 (9.47%) Mobile Developer
4 23 (8.71%) Java Developer
5 21 (7.95%) Banking Analyst
5 21 (7.95%) DevOps Engineer
5 21 (7.95%) Software Engineer
6 19 (7.20%) .NET Software Engineer
6 19 (7.20%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
6 19 (7.20%) Senior Software Engineer
7 17 (6.44%) Senior DevOps
7 17 (6.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 16 (6.06%) Banking Business Analyst
9 15 (5.68%) Tester
10 13 (4.92%) Data Manager
10 13 (4.92%) Product Analyst
11 12 (4.55%) Data Engineer
11 12 (4.55%) Product Manager
11 12 (4.55%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.39%) REST
2 36 (13.64%) .NET
3 33 (12.50%) Spring
4 30 (11.36%) Flutter
5 29 (10.98%) JSON
6 21 (7.95%) RESTful
7 19 (7.20%) .NET Core
8 17 (6.44%) YAML
9 16 (6.06%) Middleware
10 15 (5.68%) Gherkin
10 15 (5.68%) HTML
10 15 (5.68%) React
11 14 (5.30%) .NET Framework
11 14 (5.30%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (4.55%) CSS
13 11 (4.17%) Kafka
13 11 (4.17%) Web Services
14 9 (3.41%) AngularJS
14 9 (3.41%) CSS3
14 9 (3.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.53%) Mobile App
2 33 (12.50%) Legacy Applications
3 28 (10.61%) User Experience
4 25 (9.47%) Online Banking
5 10 (3.79%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.52%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.76%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.76%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.38%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.38%) Equities
10 1 (0.38%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.38%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.38%) PMI
10 1 (0.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.77%) Android
1 39 (14.77%) Apple iOS
2 6 (2.27%) Windows
3 4 (1.52%) Linux
4 3 (1.14%) Unix
5 2 (0.76%) CoreOS
5 2 (0.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (66.29%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (28.79%) Problem-Solving
3 74 (28.03%) SDLC
4 70 (26.52%) DevOps
5 67 (25.38%) Test Automation
6 55 (20.83%) TDD
7 52 (19.70%) Microservices
8 50 (18.94%) Unit Testing
9 47 (17.80%) Clean Code
10 44 (16.67%) OWASP
11 38 (14.39%) Artificial Intelligence
12 33 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (11.36%) BDD
14 26 (9.85%) Scrum
15 25 (9.47%) Analytics
15 25 (9.47%) Mobile Development
15 25 (9.47%) MVVM
16 24 (9.09%) Fintech
17 23 (8.71%) Software Engineering
17 23 (8.71%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 81 (30.68%) Java
2 78 (29.55%) SQL
3 28 (10.61%) Kotlin
4 26 (9.85%) Bash Shell
4 26 (9.85%) PowerShell
5 25 (9.47%) Apple Swift
5 25 (9.47%) Dart
6 22 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 16 (6.06%) Groovy
8 15 (5.68%) C#
9 12 (4.55%) Python
10 7 (2.65%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.89%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.52%) Java 8
12 4 (1.52%) R
12 4 (1.52%) Scala
13 3 (1.14%) ES6
13 3 (1.14%) ES7
13 3 (1.14%) RPG
13 3 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (3.79%) Degree
2 5 (1.89%) DBS Check
3 2 (0.76%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.38%) APMG
4 1 (0.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (12.50%) QA
2 4 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.38%) GDPR
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) NIST
3 1 (0.38%) PMO
3 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (12.88%) Docker
2 6 (2.27%) HDFS
3 3 (1.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 31 (11.74%) Kubernetes
2 30 (11.36%) Terraform
3 4 (1.52%) Ansible
4 3 (1.14%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (8.71%) Google
2 19 (7.20%) Atlassian
3 16 (6.06%) Cognizant
4 14 (5.30%) Splunk
5 12 (4.55%) Oracle
6 8 (3.03%) Dynatrace
7 6 (2.27%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.52%) Teradata
9 3 (1.14%) Apple
9 3 (1.14%) Bloomberg
9 3 (1.14%) IBM
9 3 (1.14%) OutSystems
9 3 (1.14%) Refinitiv
9 3 (1.14%) Reuters
9 3 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.76%) Broadcom
10 2 (0.76%) Jitterbit
10 2 (0.76%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.76%) SnapLogic
10 2 (0.76%) Veracode