Period
to 16 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
England > Midlands
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 212 169 215
Rank change year-on-year -43 +46 -25
Permanent jobs citing Banking 122 37 126
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.16% 0.94% 1.12%
As % of the General category 2.04% 1.84% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 62 26 92
10th Percentile £28,675 £42,500 "
25th Percentile £41,250 £47,500 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.81% +31.25% -15.79%
75th Percentile £76,875 £79,688 £48,125
90th Percentile £98,500 £85,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £77,000 £77,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -0.65% +10.71% +7.69%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,969 2,015 5,923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 56.90% 51.34% 52.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3,974 1,561 4,582
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,000 £25,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,700
% change year-on-year - +7.08% +2.99%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Banking in the Midlands

Banking
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Banking in the Midlands

Banking
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Banking in the Midlands over the 6 months to 16 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Banking in the Midlands

Banking
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 October 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
West Midlands -63 64 £55,000 +4.76% 10
East Midlands -31 57 £53,750 -8.51% 10
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Banking.

1 69 (56.56%) Finance
2 55 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (27.05%) Social Skills
4 28 (22.95%) Java
5 27 (22.13%) Azure
6 25 (20.49%) Degree
7 23 (18.85%) Analytics
8 22 (18.03%) Python
9 21 (17.21%) Retail
10 19 (15.57%) AWS
10 19 (15.57%) Jenkins
11 18 (14.75%) JIRA
11 18 (14.75%) Computer Science
11 18 (14.75%) SQL
11 18 (14.75%) Microsoft
12 17 (13.93%) Middleware
12 17 (13.93%) SQL Server
12 17 (13.93%) Maven
12 17 (13.93%) Git (software)
12 17 (13.93%) Data Analytics
12 17 (13.93%) DevOps
12 17 (13.93%) Decision-Making
13 16 (13.11%) Data Science
13 16 (13.11%) Functional Testing
13 16 (13.11%) Data Visualisation
13 16 (13.11%) Test Automation
13 16 (13.11%) Visualisation
13 16 (13.11%) Release Management
13 16 (13.11%) TestNG
13 16 (13.11%) Retail Banking

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 5 (4.10%) SAS
2 4 (3.28%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.82%) CMS
4 1 (0.82%) Confluence
4 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 27 (22.13%) Azure
2 19 (15.57%) AWS
3 9 (7.38%) Serverless
4 8 (6.56%) Sauce Labs
5 7 (5.74%) Microsoft 365
5 7 (5.74%) SaaS
6 6 (4.92%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (4.92%) GCP
7 4 (3.28%) PaaS
7 4 (3.28%) Power Platform
8 3 (2.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (2.46%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.46%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (2.46%) Amazon EKS
8 3 (2.46%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.46%) AWS CodeCommit
8 3 (2.46%) AWS CodePipeline
8 3 (2.46%) Azure Pipelines
8 3 (2.46%) OpenShift
8 3 (2.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.84%) SMS
2 4 (3.28%) Firewall
2 4 (3.28%) LAN
2 4 (3.28%) WAN
3 3 (2.46%) IPv4
4 2 (1.64%) VoIP
4 2 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.93%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.30%) Hadoop
3 12 (9.84%) Apache Hive
4 6 (4.92%) Big Data
5 5 (4.10%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.10%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.28%) Power BI
6 4 (3.28%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.46%) Metadata
7 3 (2.46%) MySQL
7 3 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.46%) QlikView
8 2 (1.64%) Blockchain
8 2 (1.64%) DB2
8 2 (1.64%) Redis
9 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.82%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 19 (15.57%) Jenkins
2 18 (14.75%) JIRA
3 17 (13.93%) Git (software)
3 17 (13.93%) Maven
4 16 (13.11%) TestNG
5 8 (6.56%) Appium
5 8 (6.56%) Katalon Studio
5 8 (6.56%) Robot Framework
5 8 (6.56%) Selenium
6 4 (3.28%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.46%) GitLab
7 3 (2.46%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.82%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.82%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.82%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 69 (56.56%) Finance
2 33 (27.05%) Social Skills
3 21 (17.21%) Retail
4 16 (13.11%) Retail Banking
5 10 (8.20%) Public Sector
6 8 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (5.74%) Investment Banking
7 7 (5.74%) Police
8 6 (4.92%) Automotive
9 4 (3.28%) Manufacturing
9 4 (3.28%) Organisational Skills
9 4 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (2.46%) Influencing Skills
10 3 (2.46%) Local Government
10 3 (2.46%) Marketing
10 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
11 2 (1.64%) Back Office
11 2 (1.64%) Law
11 2 (1.64%) Legal
12 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (16.39%) Analyst
1 20 (16.39%) Developer
2 12 (9.84%) Test Leader
3 11 (9.02%) Architect
3 11 (9.02%) Data Scientist
4 7 (5.74%) Business Analyst
4 7 (5.74%) IT Support
4 7 (5.74%) Technical Support
5 5 (4.10%) .NET Developer
5 5 (4.10%) AWS Architect
5 5 (4.10%) AWS Solutions Architect
5 5 (4.10%) Data Analyst
5 5 (4.10%) Financial Analyst
5 5 (4.10%) Java Developer
5 5 (4.10%) Security Architect
5 5 (4.10%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (4.10%) Software Developer
5 5 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (3.28%) C# Developer
6 4 (3.28%) Finance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.93%) Middleware
2 13 (10.66%) .NET
3 12 (9.84%) Bokeh
3 12 (9.84%) PySpark
4 9 (7.38%) .NET Core
5 8 (6.56%) Web Services
6 7 (5.74%) HTML
7 6 (4.92%) AngularJS
7 6 (4.92%) CSS
7 6 (4.92%) React
7 6 (4.92%) Spring
8 5 (4.10%) HTML5
9 4 (3.28%) Blazor
9 4 (3.28%) Kafka
9 4 (3.28%) WPF
10 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.46%) Django
10 3 (2.46%) Express
10 3 (2.46%) Node.js
10 3 (2.46%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.84%) Algorithms
2 8 (6.56%) Public Cloud
3 7 (5.74%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.92%) User Experience
5 5 (4.10%) Credit Risk
5 5 (4.10%) Virtual Team
6 4 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (3.28%) Smart Meter
7 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.46%) NHS
7 3 (2.46%) Wiki
8 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.64%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.64%) Life Science
9 1 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.82%) iPad
9 1 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.84%) Windows
2 6 (4.92%) Linux
3 5 (4.10%) Unix
4 3 (2.46%) Android
4 3 (2.46%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.46%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.82%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (18.85%) Analytics
3 18 (14.75%) Computer Science
4 17 (13.93%) Data Analytics
4 17 (13.93%) Decision-Making
4 17 (13.93%) DevOps
5 16 (13.11%) Data Science
5 16 (13.11%) Data Visualisation
5 16 (13.11%) Functional Testing
5 16 (13.11%) Release Management
5 16 (13.11%) Test Automation
5 16 (13.11%) Visualisation
6 15 (12.30%) Statistics
7 14 (11.48%) Machine Learning
7 14 (11.48%) Mathematics
7 14 (11.48%) Prototyping
8 12 (9.84%) Actionable Insight
8 12 (9.84%) Data Acquisition
8 12 (9.84%) Decision Tree
8 12 (9.84%) Random Forest
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.95%) Java
2 22 (18.03%) Python
3 18 (14.75%) SQL
4 13 (10.66%) C#
4 13 (10.66%) R
5 11 (9.02%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.56%) Groovy
7 6 (4.92%) C
7 6 (4.92%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.10%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.28%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.46%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.46%) C++
10 3 (2.46%) Perl
10 3 (2.46%) PHP
10 3 (2.46%) Ruby
10 3 (2.46%) VB
11 2 (1.64%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.82%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (20.49%) Degree
2 12 (9.84%) Master's Degree
3 5 (4.10%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.64%) CISM
4 2 (1.64%) CISSP
5 1 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.84%) GDPR
2 8 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.28%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (3.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (3.28%) NIST
4 3 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.64%) PMO
5 2 (1.64%) QA
6 1 (0.82%) IFRS
6 1 (0.82%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 7 (5.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.46%) Docker
3 1 (0.82%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (6.56%) Terraform
2 6 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.28%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.46%) Ansible
4 3 (2.46%) Puppet
4 3 (2.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.11%) Cognizant
3 7 (5.74%) Oracle
4 4 (3.28%) IBM
4 4 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.28%) SAP
5 3 (2.46%) Ab Initio
5 3 (2.46%) Alibaba
5 3 (2.46%) Google
5 3 (2.46%) Teradata
6 2 (1.64%) Sybase
7 1 (0.82%) Adobe
7 1 (0.82%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.82%) Citrix
7 1 (0.82%) Pega
7 1 (0.82%) Refinitiv
7 1 (0.82%) VMware