Period
to 18 January 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 27 20
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Banking 2,014 4,294 6,342
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 8.45% 8.43% 10.07%
As % of the General category 18.03% 17.29% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,895 3,527 5,164
Median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £120,000 £107,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% -

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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 11,170 24,837 31,078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 46.84% 48.77% 49.37%
Number of salaries quoted 9,239 19,741 24,867
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,500
90th Percentile £111,250 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Banking in London

Banking
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Banking in London

Banking
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Banking in London over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Banking in London

Banking
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the London region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Central London +8 456 £77,500 +3.33% 93
South London +29 11 £57,500 -14.81% 2
East London -2 10 £80,000 +16.36% 23
West London +57 1 - - 27
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 London region with a requirement for Banking.

1 1,287 (63.90%) Finance
2 785 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
3 672 (33.37%) Java
4 492 (24.43%) Python
5 490 (24.33%) AWS
6 419 (20.80%) DevOps
7 417 (20.71%) Azure
8 416 (20.66%) SQL
9 377 (18.72%) Investment Banking
10 359 (17.83%) Fintech
11 318 (15.79%) Microservices
12 305 (15.14%) Asset Management
13 299 (14.85%) JavaScript
14 287 (14.25%) Kubernetes
15 283 (14.05%) GCP
16 263 (13.06%) Docker
16 263 (13.06%) Front Office
17 256 (12.71%) Analytics
18 215 (10.68%) Fixed Income
19 207 (10.28%) Software Engineering
20 198 (9.83%) Investment Management
21 196 (9.73%) Microsoft
22 186 (9.24%) Hedge funds
22 186 (9.24%) Machine Learning
23 182 (9.04%) Degree
24 176 (8.74%) Web Services
25 174 (8.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 169 (8.39%) Scrum
27 168 (8.34%) React
28 167 (8.29%) AngularJS

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 84 (4.17%) Apache
2 71 (3.53%) Apache Spark
3 48 (2.38%) Confluence
4 39 (1.94%) SharePoint
5 36 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (0.89%) SAS
7 13 (0.65%) Tornado
8 11 (0.55%) MS Exchange
8 11 (0.55%) MTS
9 5 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.25%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.25%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.25%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.20%) CMS
10 4 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.15%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.15%) IIS
11 3 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 35 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
5 12 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.35%) InVision
7 6 (0.30%) Sketch
8 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.099%) Adobe XD
9 2 (0.099%) Figma
9 2 (0.099%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.099%) Zeplin
10 1 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.050%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 52 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.99%) Loan IQ
3 13 (0.65%) Sentinel
4 11 (0.55%) Temenos T24
5 5 (0.25%) Summit
6 4 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
6 4 (0.20%) Eikon
7 3 (0.15%) Endur
7 3 (0.15%) Findur
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.099%) Finacle
8 2 (0.099%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.050%) Actimize
9 1 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.050%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.050%) R3 Corda
9 1 (0.050%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.050%) SunGard Martini
9 1 (0.050%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 490 (24.33%) AWS
2 417 (20.71%) Azure
3 283 (14.05%) GCP
4 108 (5.36%) Power Platform
5 101 (5.01%) Serverless
6 98 (4.87%) AWS Lambda
7 65 (3.23%) Amazon ECS
8 59 (2.93%) Apigee
9 54 (2.68%) Office 365
10 51 (2.53%) SaaS
11 45 (2.23%) Dynamics 365
12 39 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
13 29 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
13 29 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
14 26 (1.29%) PaaS
15 24 (1.19%) Firebase
15 24 (1.19%) IaaS
16 23 (1.14%) Amazon S3
16 23 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
16 23 (1.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 73 (3.62%) Firewall
2 53 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 46 (2.28%) DNS
4 33 (1.64%) Network Security
5 27 (1.34%) LAN
5 27 (1.34%) WAN
6 23 (1.14%) DHCP
7 20 (0.99%) VPN
8 18 (0.89%) VoIP
9 16 (0.79%) BGP
10 15 (0.74%) Unified Communications
11 14 (0.70%) OSPF
12 11 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (0.55%) HSRP
12 11 (0.55%) Multicast
12 11 (0.55%) Wireless
13 10 (0.50%) VLAN
14 9 (0.45%) SSH
15 8 (0.40%) DMZ
15 8 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 123 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
3 105 (5.21%) Big Data
4 94 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
5 86 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 85 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 78 (3.87%) MySQL
7 78 (3.87%) NoSQL
8 68 (3.38%) Amazon Redshift
9 67 (3.33%) Power BI
10 55 (2.73%) Relational Database
11 52 (2.58%) Hadoop
12 42 (2.09%) MongoDB
12 42 (2.09%) Tableau
13 33 (1.64%) Data Lake
14 30 (1.49%) RDBMS
15 23 (1.14%) Blockchain
16 22 (1.09%) Apache Hive
17 21 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
18 20 (0.99%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 166 (8.24%) Jenkins
2 162 (8.04%) Git (software)
3 84 (4.17%) GitLab
4 79 (3.92%) JIRA
5 62 (3.08%) Maven
6 58 (2.88%) Artifactory
7 48 (2.38%) Selenium
8 46 (2.28%) Cucumber
9 42 (2.09%) Visual Studio
10 26 (1.29%) TeamCity
10 26 (1.29%) webpack
11 20 (0.99%) JUnit
12 17 (0.84%) Gradle
13 14 (0.70%) Appium
14 13 (0.65%) Bitbucket
14 13 (0.65%) SonarQube
15 12 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (0.55%) Calabash
16 11 (0.55%) Mockito
16 11 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 1,287 (63.90%) Finance
2 377 (18.72%) Investment Banking
3 263 (13.06%) Front Office
4 83 (4.12%) Retail
5 80 (3.97%) Private Banking
6 78 (3.87%) Retail Banking
7 73 (3.62%) Back Office
8 65 (3.23%) Telecoms
9 52 (2.58%) Financial Institution
10 51 (2.53%) Legal
11 46 (2.28%) Public Sector
12 38 (1.89%) Manufacturing
13 31 (1.54%) Marketing
14 30 (1.49%) Automotive
15 23 (1.14%) Games
16 22 (1.09%) Advertising
16 22 (1.09%) Law
17 16 (0.79%) International Banking
18 12 (0.60%) French Language
18 12 (0.60%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 665 (33.02%) Developer
2 250 (12.41%) Java Developer
3 180 (8.94%) Analyst
4 156 (7.75%) Architect
5 131 (6.50%) Software Engineer
6 99 (4.92%) Senior Developer
7 97 (4.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 97 (4.82%) Java Engineer
8 95 (4.72%) Lead Developer
8 95 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
9 90 (4.47%) AWS Engineer
10 87 (4.32%) AWS Developer
11 84 (4.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 81 (4.02%) Python Developer
13 80 (3.97%) Business Analyst
14 72 (3.57%) Python Engineer
15 63 (3.13%) Java Software Engineer
15 63 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
16 61 (3.03%) Consultant
17 58 (2.88%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (8.74%) Web Services
2 168 (8.34%) React
3 167 (8.29%) AngularJS
4 156 (7.75%) Spring
5 144 (7.15%) Kafka
6 142 (7.05%) .NET
7 129 (6.41%) HTML
8 116 (5.76%) Spring Boot
9 110 (5.46%) CSS
10 82 (4.07%) gRPC
10 82 (4.07%) Node.js
11 75 (3.72%) REST
12 72 (3.57%) OAuth
13 70 (3.48%) XML
14 68 (3.38%) Vue.js
15 63 (3.13%) Swagger
16 61 (3.03%) ASP.NET
16 61 (3.03%) HTML5
17 57 (2.83%) Redux
18 46 (2.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 215 (10.68%) Fixed Income
2 186 (9.24%) Hedge funds
3 174 (8.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 158 (7.85%) Derivative
5 133 (6.60%) Equities
6 131 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
7 113 (5.61%) Mobile App
8 80 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
9 74 (3.67%) Cloud Native
10 64 (3.18%) User Experience
11 51 (2.53%) Social Network
12 50 (2.48%) Data Centre
13 46 (2.28%) Management Information System
14 45 (2.23%) Mobile Banking
14 45 (2.23%) SWIFT
15 44 (2.18%) Algorithms
16 40 (1.99%) Data Structures
17 37 (1.84%) Online Banking
18 34 (1.69%) Market Risk
19 30 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 141 (7.00%) Windows
2 139 (6.90%) Linux
3 95 (4.72%) Unix
4 51 (2.53%) Android
5 50 (2.48%) Windows 10
6 42 (2.09%) Apple iOS
7 33 (1.64%) Windows Server
8 27 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (0.79%) Windows 7
10 15 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
11 14 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (0.55%) Solaris
13 5 (0.25%) CoreOS
13 5 (0.25%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.25%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.25%) zOS
14 3 (0.15%) AIX
14 3 (0.15%) CentOS
14 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 785 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
2 419 (20.80%) DevOps
3 359 (17.83%) Fintech
4 318 (15.79%) Microservices
5 305 (15.14%) Asset Management
6 256 (12.71%) Analytics
7 207 (10.28%) Software Engineering
8 198 (9.83%) Investment Management
9 186 (9.24%) Machine Learning
10 169 (8.39%) Scrum
11 153 (7.60%) OO
12 146 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 134 (6.65%) Problem-Solving
14 116 (5.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 113 (5.61%) BDD
15 113 (5.61%) TDD
16 110 (5.46%) Artificial Intelligence
16 110 (5.46%) Test Automation
17 108 (5.36%) SDLC
18 107 (5.31%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 672 (33.37%) Java
2 492 (24.43%) Python
3 416 (20.66%) SQL
4 299 (14.85%) JavaScript
5 127 (6.31%) C#
6 95 (4.72%) Java 8
6 95 (4.72%) Scala
7 91 (4.52%) Kotlin
8 72 (3.57%) C++
9 68 (3.38%) TypeScript
10 63 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 63 (3.13%) Shell Script
11 61 (3.03%) Go
12 58 (2.88%) Bash Shell
13 54 (2.68%) C
14 38 (1.89%) R
15 34 (1.69%) Perl
16 31 (1.54%) T-SQL
17 23 (1.14%) Apple Swift
18 22 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 182 (9.04%) Degree
2 51 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 40 (1.99%) CISSP
5 24 (1.19%) CISM
5 24 (1.19%) Sun Certification
6 22 (1.09%) CCNP
7 17 (0.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 17 (0.84%) PhD
8 16 (0.79%) CISA
9 15 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (0.70%) CCNA
11 11 (0.55%) Master's Degree
12 10 (0.50%) CCIE
13 9 (0.45%) ACCA
14 8 (0.40%) CIMA
14 8 (0.40%) CREST Certified
15 6 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (0.25%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.23%) QA
2 40 (1.99%) EMIR
2 40 (1.99%) MiFID
3 38 (1.89%) NIST
4 32 (1.59%) Dodd-Frank
5 27 (1.34%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 17 (0.84%) COBIT
8 16 (0.79%) SLA
9 15 (0.74%) GDPR
10 10 (0.50%) PCI DSS
10 10 (0.50%) PMO
11 7 (0.35%) ISO 20022
12 6 (0.30%) PSD2
12 6 (0.30%) SEPA
13 4 (0.20%) TARGET2
14 3 (0.15%) ITGC
15 1 (0.050%) ISO 9001
15 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 1 (0.050%) NCSC
System Software
1 263 (13.06%) Docker
2 88 (4.37%) Active Directory
3 41 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.65%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.55%) XenDesktop
6 9 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.40%) VMware NSX
8 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.15%) XenApp
11 2 (0.099%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.099%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.099%) vSphere
12 1 (0.050%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.050%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 287 (14.25%) Kubernetes
2 116 (5.76%) Terraform
3 111 (5.51%) Ansible
4 43 (2.14%) Puppet
5 37 (1.84%) Istio
6 34 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
7 30 (1.49%) SCCM
8 24 (1.19%) Fortio
8 24 (1.19%) Kiali
9 22 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
10 14 (0.70%) SCOM
11 12 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
12 9 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
12 9 (0.45%) Data Guard
12 9 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
12 9 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 9 (0.45%) vCenter Server
13 8 (0.40%) CSIRT
14 6 (0.30%) Control-M
14 6 (0.30%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 196 (9.73%) Microsoft
2 142 (7.05%) Google
3 102 (5.06%) Oracle
4 76 (3.77%) Cisco
5 67 (3.33%) VMware
6 35 (1.74%) IBM
6 35 (1.74%) Murex
7 33 (1.64%) Red Hat
8 30 (1.49%) Databricks
9 25 (1.24%) CheckPoint
10 24 (1.19%) Bloomberg
11 22 (1.09%) F5
12 21 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
12 21 (1.04%) SAP
13 20 (0.99%) Solace
14 19 (0.94%) Atlassian
14 19 (0.94%) Citrix
15 16 (0.79%) Ivanti
15 16 (0.79%) Splunk
16 14 (0.70%) Palo Alto