Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
England > London
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 28 26 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Banking 2,472 3,841 6,097
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 7.93% 8.47% 10.04%
As % of the General category 16.72% 17.28% 20.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,039 3,041 4,931
10th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
75th Percentile £97,500 £101,250 £90,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £126,250 £105,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +6.30%

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 14,789 22,231 29,693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.41% 49.01% 48.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11,492 17,757 23,550
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £111,250 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +6.80%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +9 547 £80,000 +6.67% 101
East London +1 7 £57,500 -14.81% 13
South London +9 5 £73,750 +13.46% 4
West London +45 1 £62,500 -3.85% 44
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 1,569 (63.47%) Finance
2 990 (40.05%) Agile Software Development
3 820 (33.17%) Java
4 602 (24.35%) AWS
5 549 (22.21%) SQL
6 537 (21.72%) Python
7 475 (19.22%) Microservices
8 474 (19.17%) Fintech
9 467 (18.89%) DevOps
10 436 (17.64%) Investment Banking
11 401 (16.22%) Kubernetes
12 389 (15.74%) Azure
13 351 (14.20%) JavaScript
14 349 (14.12%) Docker
15 310 (12.54%) GCP
16 293 (11.85%) Analytics
17 290 (11.73%) Asset Management
18 274 (11.08%) Software Engineering
19 265 (10.72%) Front Office
20 257 (10.40%) Linux
21 244 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
22 242 (9.79%) Microsoft
23 237 (9.59%) Degree
24 220 (8.90%) Scrum
25 205 (8.29%) Jenkins
26 204 (8.25%) TDD
27 203 (8.21%) Machine Learning
28 201 (8.13%) Test Automation
29 199 (8.05%) PostgreSQL
30 198 (8.01%) Kafka

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 86 (3.48%) Confluence
2 69 (2.79%) Apache Spark
3 67 (2.71%) SharePoint
4 46 (1.86%) Apache
5 40 (1.62%) SAS
6 39 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
7 19 (0.77%) MS Exchange
8 17 (0.69%) CMS
9 15 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
12 11 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (0.44%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.40%) MTS
14 7 (0.28%) CICS
14 7 (0.28%) JBoss
14 7 (0.28%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.24%) Skype for Business
15 6 (0.24%) Tornado
16 5 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 57 (2.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 16 (0.65%) Figma
6 14 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.49%) InVision
8 7 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
9 4 (0.16%) Sketch
10 2 (0.081%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.040%) Adobe XD
11 1 (0.040%) InDesign
11 1 (0.040%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 50 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.53%) Loan IQ
3 11 (0.44%) Summit
4 7 (0.28%) Sentinel
4 7 (0.28%) Temenos T24
5 5 (0.20%) Eikon
6 4 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.16%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
8 2 (0.081%) Misys Midas
8 2 (0.081%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.040%) Advent Geneva
9 1 (0.040%) INSURE/90
9 1 (0.040%) MultiFonds
9 1 (0.040%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.040%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.040%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.040%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.040%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 602 (24.35%) AWS
2 389 (15.74%) Azure
3 310 (12.54%) GCP
4 109 (4.41%) Serverless
5 108 (4.37%) AWS Lambda
6 102 (4.13%) Power Platform
7 97 (3.92%) SaaS
8 91 (3.68%) Amazon ECS
9 74 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
10 64 (2.59%) PaaS
11 42 (1.70%) Microsoft 365
12 41 (1.66%) IaaS
13 38 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
14 37 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
15 36 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
16 34 (1.38%) Firebase
17 31 (1.25%) Apigee
18 30 (1.21%) PowerApps
19 26 (1.05%) OpenShift
20 25 (1.01%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.14%) DNS
1 53 (2.14%) TCP/IP
2 45 (1.82%) Firewall
3 26 (1.05%) Network Security
4 25 (1.01%) DHCP
4 25 (1.01%) WAN
5 21 (0.85%) Internet
6 20 (0.81%) LAN
7 16 (0.65%) SSH
8 15 (0.61%) BGP
9 14 (0.57%) Multicast
10 11 (0.44%) FIX Connectivity
10 11 (0.44%) VoIP
10 11 (0.44%) VPN
11 10 (0.40%) Unified Communications
12 9 (0.36%) OSPF
12 9 (0.36%) Wireless
13 8 (0.32%) DMZ
13 8 (0.32%) FTP
13 8 (0.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (8.05%) PostgreSQL
2 161 (6.51%) SQL Server
3 144 (5.83%) Relational Database
4 125 (5.06%) MySQL
5 104 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
6 97 (3.92%) Big Data
7 94 (3.80%) RDBMS
8 80 (3.24%) NoSQL
9 73 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 69 (2.79%) Power BI
11 67 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 66 (2.67%) MongoDB
13 62 (2.51%) Amazon Aurora
14 56 (2.27%) Hadoop
15 43 (1.74%) Tableau
16 35 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
17 28 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
18 27 (1.09%) Redis
19 24 (0.97%) Data Lake
19 24 (0.97%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 205 (8.29%) Jenkins
2 197 (7.97%) Git (software)
3 159 (6.43%) JIRA
4 83 (3.36%) Maven
5 68 (2.75%) Selenium
6 58 (2.35%) Cucumber
7 57 (2.31%) Gradle
8 54 (2.18%) Artifactory
9 49 (1.98%) GitLab
10 37 (1.50%) JUnit
11 35 (1.42%) Visual Studio
12 33 (1.33%) SonarQube
13 32 (1.29%) Mocha
14 30 (1.21%) Bitbucket
15 29 (1.17%) Mockito
16 28 (1.13%) TeamCity
17 23 (0.93%) Appium
18 21 (0.85%) webpack
19 15 (0.61%) Subversion
20 13 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1,569 (63.47%) Finance
2 436 (17.64%) Investment Banking
3 265 (10.72%) Front Office
4 123 (4.98%) Retail
5 71 (2.87%) Telecoms
6 69 (2.79%) Financial Institution
6 69 (2.79%) Private Banking
7 67 (2.71%) Back Office
8 58 (2.35%) Legal
8 58 (2.35%) Retail Banking
9 40 (1.62%) Manufacturing
10 39 (1.58%) Public Sector
11 36 (1.46%) Marketing
12 31 (1.25%) Automotive
13 26 (1.05%) Games
14 25 (1.01%) Advertising
15 21 (0.85%) Billing
16 19 (0.77%) General Ledger
16 19 (0.77%) International Banking
17 16 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 854 (34.55%) Developer
2 390 (15.78%) Java Developer
3 222 (8.98%) Analyst
4 159 (6.43%) Software Engineer
5 157 (6.35%) Architect
6 138 (5.58%) Senior Developer
7 129 (5.22%) Java Engineer
8 128 (5.18%) DevOps Engineer
9 127 (5.14%) AWS Engineer
10 113 (4.57%) Business Analyst
11 110 (4.45%) AWS Developer
12 96 (3.88%) Consultant
13 89 (3.60%) Java Software Engineer
14 87 (3.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 85 (3.44%) AWS Software Engineer
16 80 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
17 78 (3.16%) Full Stack Developer
18 75 (3.03%) Python Developer
19 69 (2.79%) Project Manager
20 67 (2.71%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (8.01%) Kafka
2 196 (7.93%) HTML
2 196 (7.93%) Spring
3 193 (7.81%) React
4 180 (7.28%) Web Services
5 167 (6.76%) AngularJS
6 163 (6.59%) CSS
7 155 (6.27%) .NET
8 141 (5.70%) gRPC
9 135 (5.46%) Spring Boot
10 132 (5.34%) Node.js
11 131 (5.30%) REST
12 101 (4.09%) HTML5
13 86 (3.48%) RESTful
14 80 (3.24%) XML
15 64 (2.59%) FIX Protocol
15 64 (2.59%) Middleware
16 63 (2.55%) CSS3
17 54 (2.18%) Redux
18 48 (1.94%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 187 (7.56%) Fixed Income
1 187 (7.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 180 (7.28%) Hedge funds
3 160 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
4 157 (6.35%) Derivative
5 146 (5.91%) Equities
6 121 (4.89%) Greenfield Project
7 115 (4.65%) User Experience
8 108 (4.37%) Mobile App
9 100 (4.05%) Cloud Native
10 67 (2.71%) SWIFT
11 57 (2.31%) Market Risk
12 56 (2.27%) Mobile Banking
12 56 (2.27%) Pricing Data
13 49 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
14 48 (1.94%) Social Network
15 47 (1.90%) Public Cloud
16 44 (1.78%) Algorithms
16 44 (1.78%) Online Banking
17 43 (1.74%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 257 (10.40%) Linux
2 165 (6.67%) Windows
3 134 (5.42%) Unix
4 52 (2.10%) Windows Server
5 50 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 49 (1.98%) Android
7 40 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 35 (1.42%) Windows 10
9 28 (1.13%) Solaris
10 23 (0.93%) Windows Server 2016
11 18 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (0.53%) CentOS
13 12 (0.49%) Windows 7
14 10 (0.40%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
15 6 (0.24%) zOS
16 4 (0.16%) CoreOS
16 4 (0.16%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 990 (40.05%) Agile Software Development
2 475 (19.22%) Microservices
3 474 (19.17%) Fintech
4 467 (18.89%) DevOps
5 293 (11.85%) Analytics
6 290 (11.73%) Asset Management
7 274 (11.08%) Software Engineering
8 244 (9.87%) Problem-Solving
9 220 (8.90%) Scrum
10 204 (8.25%) TDD
11 203 (8.21%) Machine Learning
12 201 (8.13%) Test Automation
13 189 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
14 182 (7.36%) OO
15 161 (6.51%) Investment Management
16 156 (6.31%) Risk Management
17 153 (6.19%) SDLC
18 145 (5.87%) BDD
19 139 (5.62%) Multithreading
20 138 (5.58%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 820 (33.17%) Java
2 549 (22.21%) SQL
3 537 (21.72%) Python
4 351 (14.20%) JavaScript
5 167 (6.76%) C#
6 136 (5.50%) Java 8
7 107 (4.33%) TypeScript
8 97 (3.92%) C++
9 81 (3.28%) Shell Script
10 72 (2.91%) Bash Shell
10 72 (2.91%) Scala
11 69 (2.79%) C
12 67 (2.71%) Kotlin
13 66 (2.67%) Go
14 64 (2.59%) PowerShell
15 58 (2.35%) Perl
16 52 (2.10%) R
17 37 (1.50%) Ruby
18 33 (1.33%) T-SQL
19 31 (1.25%) ES6
Qualifications
1 237 (9.59%) Degree
2 52 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (1.94%) CISSP
4 31 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (1.21%) CISM
6 23 (0.93%) CISA
7 22 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 15 (0.61%) CCNP
9 12 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (0.44%) CRISC
10 11 (0.44%) Master's Degree
10 11 (0.44%) PMI Certification
11 10 (0.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 10 (0.40%) ACCA
11 10 (0.40%) CEH
12 9 (0.36%) CIMA
13 7 (0.28%) PhD
14 6 (0.24%) A+ Certification
14 6 (0.24%) CCNA
14 6 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (4.21%) QA
2 42 (1.70%) MiFID
3 31 (1.25%) EMIR
4 30 (1.21%) GDPR
5 25 (1.01%) Data Quality
6 24 (0.97%) NIST
7 20 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
7 20 (0.81%) SLA
8 19 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 18 (0.73%) PMO
10 16 (0.65%) COBIT
11 15 (0.61%) PSD2
12 11 (0.44%) PCI DSS
13 10 (0.40%) GRC
14 9 (0.36%) ISO 20022
15 7 (0.28%) ISO 8583
16 4 (0.16%) SEPA
17 3 (0.12%) Basel II
17 3 (0.12%) Basel III
17 3 (0.12%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 349 (14.12%) Docker
2 96 (3.88%) Active Directory
3 65 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
5 18 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 14 (0.57%) VMware NSX
7 13 (0.53%) Hyper-V
8 11 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.32%) Time Sharing Option
10 8 (0.32%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.20%) OpenAM
12 4 (0.16%) vSphere
13 3 (0.12%) DFS Replication
13 3 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.12%) OpenDJ
13 3 (0.12%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.081%) RACF
14 2 (0.081%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 401 (16.22%) Kubernetes
2 151 (6.11%) Terraform
3 142 (5.74%) Ansible
4 45 (1.82%) Puppet
5 36 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (1.42%) SCCM
7 25 (1.01%) Istio
8 20 (0.81%) Fortio
8 20 (0.81%) Kiali
9 18 (0.73%) SCOM
9 18 (0.73%) vCenter Server
10 17 (0.69%) Prometheus
11 14 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
12 12 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
13 9 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
13 9 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 7 (0.28%) Data Guard
15 6 (0.24%) Control-M
16 5 (0.20%) Rundeck
17 4 (0.16%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 242 (9.79%) Microsoft
2 180 (7.28%) Oracle
3 159 (6.43%) Google
4 84 (3.40%) VMware
5 70 (2.83%) Sybase
6 61 (2.47%) Cisco
7 48 (1.94%) IBM
7 48 (1.94%) Red Hat
8 47 (1.90%) Murex
9 34 (1.38%) SAP
10 32 (1.29%) Apple
11 27 (1.09%) Splunk
12 26 (1.05%) Bloomberg
13 25 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
14 21 (0.85%) Citrix
15 20 (0.81%) Xamarin
16 19 (0.77%) Solace
17 18 (0.73%) Reuters
17 18 (0.73%) Workday
18 17 (0.69%) CheckPoint