Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
England > London
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 21 6
Rank change year-on-year -6 -15 +11
Permanent jobs citing Banking 4,528 6,642 11,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 8.51% 10.00% 15.92%
As % of the General category 17.58% 20.23% 29.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3,581 5,140 5,678
London median annual salary £75,000 £68,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% +0.74% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £118,750 £105,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 25,762 32,840 40,656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.41% 49.45% 54.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20,341 25,940 29,190
London median annual salary £65,000 £64,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £108,750 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.76% +5.00%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Banking in London

Banking
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Banking in London.

Salary trend for Banking in London

Banking
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in London over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

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 14 December 2019. 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 -6 897 £72,500 +3.57% 150
East London -2 50 £70,000 +5.66% 11
South London -13 30 £67,500 +35.00% 10
West London -27 23 £61,250 +2.08% 62
North London -6 2 £48,750 -37.10% 2
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 3,077 (67.95%) Finance
2 1,586 (35.03%) Agile Software Development
3 1,340 (29.59%) Java
4 988 (21.82%) SQL
5 912 (20.14%) AWS
6 810 (17.89%) Investment Banking
7 778 (17.18%) C#
8 738 (16.30%) Fintech
9 706 (15.59%) Python
10 660 (14.58%) JavaScript
11 629 (13.89%) Software Engineering
12 617 (13.63%) DevOps
13 604 (13.34%) Front Office
14 603 (13.32%) .NET
15 590 (13.03%) Asset Management
16 550 (12.15%) Azure
17 539 (11.90%) Microservices
17 539 (11.90%) SQL Server
18 474 (10.47%) Web Services
19 444 (9.81%) Scrum
20 441 (9.74%) TDD
20 441 (9.74%) Degree
21 415 (9.17%) Analytics
22 414 (9.14%) Oracle
23 411 (9.08%) Problem-Solving
24 404 (8.92%) Linux
25 403 (8.90%) Windows
26 402 (8.88%) Fixed Income
27 384 (8.48%) GCP
28 379 (8.37%) Analytical Skills

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 97 (2.14%) WebSphere
2 96 (2.12%) Apache Spark
3 94 (2.08%) Confluence
4 68 (1.50%) SAS
5 49 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
6 47 (1.04%) IIS
7 44 (0.97%) SharePoint
7 44 (0.97%) Tomcat
8 41 (0.91%) Apache
9 39 (0.86%) WebLogic
10 36 (0.80%) Mule
11 26 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
12 22 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 21 (0.46%) CMS
14 18 (0.40%) JBoss
14 18 (0.40%) Mule ESB
15 17 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
15 17 (0.38%) MS Exchange
16 16 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
17 13 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 153 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 97 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 28 (0.62%) Sketch
5 27 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
6 23 (0.51%) InVision
7 20 (0.44%) MS Visio
8 14 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 8 (0.18%) EngageOne
9 8 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.13%) SPSS
11 5 (0.11%) Chatbot
12 4 (0.088%) Flinto
13 3 (0.066%) Zeplin
14 1 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.022%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.022%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.022%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 77 (1.70%) FINCAD Analytics
2 23 (0.51%) thinkFolio
3 22 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 16 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
4 16 (0.35%) SAP CO
4 16 (0.35%) SAP FI
4 16 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 16 (0.35%) Temenos T24
5 14 (0.31%) Distributed Ledger
5 14 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.20%) Documaker
6 9 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
7 8 (0.18%) ION MarketView
8 7 (0.15%) Loan IQ
8 7 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.11%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 5 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (0.11%) Elite 3E
10 4 (0.088%) NetSuite
10 4 (0.088%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 912 (20.14%) AWS
2 550 (12.15%) Azure
3 384 (8.48%) GCP
4 80 (1.77%) GitHub
5 79 (1.74%) SaaS
6 76 (1.68%) Power Platform
7 70 (1.55%) Office 365
8 68 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
9 55 (1.21%) PaaS
10 47 (1.04%) OpenShift
11 39 (0.86%) IaaS
12 38 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
13 36 (0.80%) Serverless
14 29 (0.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 24 (0.53%) Datadog
15 24 (0.53%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 20 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
17 17 (0.38%) Firebase
17 17 (0.38%) Google Analytics
18 16 (0.35%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 79 (1.74%) Firewall
2 64 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 61 (1.35%) WAN
4 59 (1.30%) DNS
5 52 (1.15%) LAN
6 50 (1.10%) Internet
7 41 (0.91%) VPN
8 36 (0.80%) BGP
9 32 (0.71%) OSPF
10 31 (0.68%) HTTP
11 30 (0.66%) DHCP
12 26 (0.57%) MPLS
12 26 (0.57%) Network Security
13 23 (0.51%) Wireless
14 20 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
15 19 (0.42%) Cisco Nexus
16 16 (0.35%) SAN
16 16 (0.35%) VLAN
16 16 (0.35%) VoIP
17 15 (0.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 539 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 185 (4.09%) Big Data
3 175 (3.86%) Relational Database
4 164 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
5 133 (2.94%) NoSQL
6 109 (2.41%) Hadoop
7 106 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 101 (2.23%) MySQL
9 96 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
10 90 (1.99%) SQL Server 2016
11 87 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 81 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 76 (1.68%) Power BI
14 74 (1.63%) Amazon Athena
15 73 (1.61%) RDBMS
16 53 (1.17%) MongoDB
17 51 (1.13%) Oracle Database
18 47 (1.04%) Blockchain
19 45 (0.99%) Amazon Aurora
20 33 (0.73%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 266 (5.87%) Git (software)
2 259 (5.72%) Jenkins
3 208 (4.59%) JIRA
4 117 (2.58%) Maven
5 103 (2.27%) Cucumber
6 100 (2.21%) Selenium
7 92 (2.03%) TeamCity
8 63 (1.39%) JUnit
9 52 (1.15%) SonarQube
10 48 (1.06%) Bitbucket
11 45 (0.99%) IBM UrbanCode
12 39 (0.86%) GitLab
13 36 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
14 35 (0.77%) Appium
14 35 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
15 34 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 31 (0.68%) webpack
17 30 (0.66%) Subversion
18 27 (0.60%) Gradle
19 24 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3,077 (67.95%) Finance
2 810 (17.89%) Investment Banking
3 604 (13.34%) Front Office
4 209 (4.62%) Retail
5 125 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 124 (2.74%) Financial Institution
6 124 (2.74%) Marketing
7 102 (2.25%) Retail Banking
8 85 (1.88%) Legal
9 82 (1.81%) Back Office
10 74 (1.63%) Law
11 66 (1.46%) Games
12 65 (1.44%) French Language
13 56 (1.24%) German Language
14 50 (1.10%) Billing
14 50 (1.10%) Private Banking
15 48 (1.06%) Manufacturing
16 42 (0.93%) Public Sector
17 35 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
18 30 (0.66%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,421 (31.38%) Developer
2 474 (10.47%) Analyst
3 456 (10.07%) Java Developer
4 314 (6.93%) Architect
5 299 (6.60%) C# Developer
6 277 (6.12%) .NET Developer
7 262 (5.79%) Software Engineer
8 210 (4.64%) C# .NET Developer
9 201 (4.44%) Senior Developer
10 184 (4.06%) Consultant
10 184 (4.06%) DevOps Engineer
11 172 (3.80%) Business Analyst
12 154 (3.40%) Java Engineer
13 122 (2.69%) SQL Developer
14 113 (2.50%) Front Office Developer
14 113 (2.50%) Project Manager
15 109 (2.41%) Banking Analyst
16 100 (2.21%) Applications Support
16 100 (2.21%) AWS Engineer
17 98 (2.16%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 603 (13.32%) .NET
2 474 (10.47%) Web Services
3 350 (7.73%) AngularJS
4 341 (7.53%) HTML
5 309 (6.82%) React
6 304 (6.71%) J2EE
7 258 (5.70%) Spring
8 251 (5.54%) ASP.NET
9 237 (5.23%) CSS
10 221 (4.88%) RESTful
11 203 (4.48%) Node.js
12 184 (4.06%) HTML5
13 176 (3.89%) REST
14 171 (3.78%) .NET Framework
15 147 (3.25%) ASP.NET Web API
16 130 (2.87%) Spring Boot
17 119 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
18 118 (2.61%) Kafka
19 97 (2.14%) Vue.js
20 95 (2.10%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 402 (8.88%) Fixed Income
2 379 (8.37%) Analytical Skills
3 327 (7.22%) Hedge funds
4 325 (7.18%) Derivative
5 301 (6.65%) Equities
6 298 (6.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 280 (6.18%) Greenfield Project
8 184 (4.06%) User Experience
9 163 (3.60%) Data Centre
10 129 (2.85%) Mobile App
11 90 (1.99%) Equity Derivative
11 90 (1.99%) Online Banking
12 84 (1.86%) Credit Risk
13 81 (1.79%) Public Cloud
14 76 (1.68%) Algorithms
15 74 (1.63%) Cloud Native
16 72 (1.59%) Management Information System
17 66 (1.46%) Exotic Derivative
18 64 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
19 61 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 404 (8.92%) Linux
2 403 (8.90%) Windows
3 226 (4.99%) Unix
4 120 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 93 (2.05%) Android
6 80 (1.77%) Windows 10
7 53 (1.17%) Apple iOS
8 33 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 23 (0.51%) Solaris
11 18 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (0.35%) zOS
13 9 (0.20%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.18%) CentOS
14 8 (0.18%) Kali Linux
15 5 (0.11%) CoreOS
15 5 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (0.088%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.044%) AIX
17 2 (0.044%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,586 (35.03%) Agile Software Development
2 738 (16.30%) Fintech
3 629 (13.89%) Software Engineering
4 617 (13.63%) DevOps
5 590 (13.03%) Asset Management
6 539 (11.90%) Microservices
7 444 (9.81%) Scrum
8 441 (9.74%) TDD
9 415 (9.17%) Analytics
10 411 (9.08%) Problem-Solving
11 335 (7.40%) Computer Science
12 311 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
13 297 (6.56%) SDLC
14 293 (6.47%) BDD
15 289 (6.38%) Artificial Intelligence
16 283 (6.25%) Mentoring
17 280 (6.18%) Test Automation
18 275 (6.07%) Investment Management
19 267 (5.90%) Project Management
20 252 (5.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1,340 (29.59%) Java
2 988 (21.82%) SQL
3 778 (17.18%) C#
4 706 (15.59%) Python
5 660 (14.58%) JavaScript
6 301 (6.65%) C++
7 174 (3.84%) Kotlin
8 170 (3.75%) Java 8
9 151 (3.33%) T-SQL
10 139 (3.07%) Bash Shell
11 136 (3.00%) PowerShell
12 124 (2.74%) R
13 123 (2.72%) Ruby
14 89 (1.97%) C
15 85 (1.88%) TypeScript
16 83 (1.83%) VBA
17 80 (1.77%) Scala
18 74 (1.63%) Go
19 66 (1.46%) Perl
20 61 (1.35%) ES6
Qualifications
1 441 (9.74%) Degree
2 86 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (1.24%) CCNP
5 53 (1.17%) CISSP
6 37 (0.82%) PhD
7 35 (0.77%) CCIE
8 33 (0.73%) CISM
9 31 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 30 (0.66%) PMI Certification
11 27 (0.60%) CCNA
12 22 (0.49%) Master's Degree
12 22 (0.49%) PMP
13 21 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (0.46%) MCSE
14 20 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
15 18 (0.40%) AWS Certification
16 17 (0.38%) CISA
17 16 (0.35%) CRISC
17 16 (0.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (3.69%) QA
2 68 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 66 (1.46%) SLA
4 54 (1.19%) PMO
5 41 (0.91%) PSD2
6 35 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 34 (0.75%) GDPR
7 34 (0.75%) PCI DSS
8 26 (0.57%) MiFID
9 24 (0.53%) NIST
10 20 (0.44%) EMIR
11 15 (0.33%) IFRS
12 13 (0.29%) Actionable Recommendations
13 10 (0.22%) COBIT
13 10 (0.22%) SEPA
14 9 (0.20%) Basel III
14 9 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
14 9 (0.20%) IFRS 9
15 7 (0.15%) Basel II
16 5 (0.11%) GAAP
System Software
1 368 (8.13%) Docker
2 112 (2.47%) Active Directory
3 61 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (0.88%) vSphere
5 18 (0.40%) XenApp
6 13 (0.29%) VMware NSX
7 12 (0.27%) Firmware
8 9 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.20%) VirtualBox
8 9 (0.20%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.13%) GridGain
9 6 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (0.11%) OpenAM
10 5 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.088%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.088%) OpenDJ
11 4 (0.088%) OpenIDM
11 4 (0.088%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.066%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 310 (6.85%) Kubernetes
2 233 (5.15%) Ansible
3 188 (4.15%) Terraform
4 113 (2.50%) Puppet
5 110 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
6 67 (1.48%) SCCM
7 42 (0.93%) Rancher
8 37 (0.82%) SCOM
9 28 (0.62%) Prometheus
10 25 (0.55%) Istio
11 20 (0.44%) PowerCLI
12 19 (0.42%) Nagios
13 17 (0.38%) Packer
14 15 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
15 14 (0.31%) vRealize
16 13 (0.29%) Control-M
16 13 (0.29%) Nessus
16 13 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 10 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
17 10 (0.22%) Grafana
Vendors
1 414 (9.14%) Oracle
2 375 (8.28%) Microsoft
3 265 (5.85%) Google
4 186 (4.11%) FIS
5 183 (4.04%) WorldPay
6 133 (2.94%) Bloomberg
7 102 (2.25%) Cisco
8 99 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
9 95 (2.10%) VMware
10 81 (1.79%) Tableau
11 78 (1.72%) IBM
12 69 (1.52%) SAP
13 67 (1.48%) Informatica
14 65 (1.44%) Splunk
15 59 (1.30%) Sybase
16 53 (1.17%) Citrix
17 50 (1.10%) ServiceNow
18 49 (1.08%) Adobe
19 47 (1.04%) Reuters
20 43 (0.95%) ION Trading