Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 217 188 113
Rank change year-on-year -29 -75 +45
Permanent jobs citing Banking 124 212 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.10% 1.58% 2.77%
As % of the General category 3.22% 3.87% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 93 144 337
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% -13.64% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,000 £32,300
90th Percentile £58,750 £70,500 £80,500
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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,853 5,483 5,864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 34.25% 40.77% 38.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,900 4,077 4,637
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% -4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,100
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Banking in the Midlands

Banking
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Banking in the Midlands

Banking
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in the Midlands over the 6 months to 23 October 2019.

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 23 October 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
West Midlands +13 83 £40,000 -15.79% 14
East Midlands -48 41 £41,250 -15.38% 3
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Banking.

1 99 (79.84%) Finance
2 35 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (20.97%) Degree
3 26 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (20.16%) C#
5 22 (17.74%) Java
5 22 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (16.94%) Credit Risk
7 20 (16.13%) Project Management
7 20 (16.13%) AWS
8 17 (13.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (13.71%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (13.71%) Test Automation
9 16 (12.90%) R
9 16 (12.90%) SQL
10 15 (12.10%) C++
10 15 (12.10%) SAS
11 14 (11.29%) Predictive Modelling
11 14 (11.29%) Azure
11 14 (11.29%) Data Science
12 13 (10.48%) IFRS
12 13 (10.48%) IFRS 9
12 13 (10.48%) Machine Learning
12 13 (10.48%) Public Cloud
12 13 (10.48%) Python
12 13 (10.48%) Microsoft
12 13 (10.48%) Test Scripting
13 12 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (9.68%) Computer Science
13 12 (9.68%) Quantitative Analysis

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 15 (12.10%) SAS
2 6 (4.84%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.61%) Apache
4 2 (1.61%) Confluence
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.61%) Acrobat
2 2 (1.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.61%) InDesign
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.61%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Summit
2 3 (2.42%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.81%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.81%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.13%) AWS
2 14 (11.29%) Azure
3 8 (6.45%) SaaS
4 7 (5.65%) Office 365
5 6 (4.84%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.61%) npm
7 1 (0.81%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.81%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) Firewall
1 7 (5.65%) WAN
2 6 (4.84%) HTTP
2 6 (4.84%) LAN
3 2 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (1.61%) Network Security
4 1 (0.81%) ATM
4 1 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.81%) Internet
4 1 (0.81%) IPsec
4 1 (0.81%) MPLS
4 1 (0.81%) SSL
4 1 (0.81%) VPN
4 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.84%) Power BI
3 3 (2.42%) MySQL
3 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.61%) Big Data
4 2 (1.61%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.61%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.61%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.81%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.81%) QlikView
5 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.26%) HP UFT
2 7 (5.65%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.84%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.84%) Maven
3 6 (4.84%) Selenium
3 6 (4.84%) Xcode
4 3 (2.42%) JIRA
5 2 (1.61%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.61%) Grunt
5 2 (1.61%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.61%) PuPHPet
5 2 (1.61%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.61%) webpack
6 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.81%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.81%) TestPartner
6 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.81%) Zephyr
General
1 99 (79.84%) Finance
2 12 (9.68%) Financial Institution
3 10 (8.06%) Retail
4 8 (6.45%) Retail Banking
5 5 (4.03%) Legal
5 5 (4.03%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.23%) Law
7 3 (2.42%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.61%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.61%) Marketing
9 1 (0.81%) Billing
9 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (23.39%) Analyst
2 18 (14.52%) Project Manager
3 13 (10.48%) Consultant
4 12 (9.68%) Development Engineer
4 12 (9.68%) Risk Consultant
4 12 (9.68%) Software Development Engineer
4 12 (9.68%) Software Engineer
5 11 (8.87%) Developer
6 10 (8.06%) Test Analyst
7 9 (7.26%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (6.45%) Data Analyst
8 8 (6.45%) Junior
9 6 (4.84%) Business Data Analyst
9 6 (4.84%) IT Manager
9 6 (4.84%) Lead Product Manager
9 6 (4.84%) Platform Manager
9 6 (4.84%) Product Manager
9 6 (4.84%) Senior Development Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.65%) .NET
1 7 (5.65%) Spring
2 6 (4.84%) AngularJS
2 6 (4.84%) REST
3 4 (3.23%) CSS
3 4 (3.23%) HTML
4 3 (2.42%) CSS3
4 3 (2.42%) HTML5
5 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.61%) LAMP
5 2 (1.61%) Node.js
5 2 (1.61%) Symfony
6 1 (0.81%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.81%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.81%) Java EE
6 1 (0.81%) JPA
6 1 (0.81%) Kafka
6 1 (0.81%) MDX
6 1 (0.81%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (16.94%) Credit Risk
3 13 (10.48%) Public Cloud
4 6 (4.84%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (4.03%) User Experience
6 3 (2.42%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.61%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.61%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.81%) Clustering
8 1 (0.81%) EPoS
8 1 (0.81%) FMCG
8 1 (0.81%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.81%) Life Science
8 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.81%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.81%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.45%) Windows
2 7 (5.65%) Apple iOS
2 7 (5.65%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.61%) CentOS
4 2 (1.61%) Linux
4 2 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.81%) Android
5 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.23%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (16.13%) Project Management
4 17 (13.71%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (13.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (13.71%) Test Automation
5 14 (11.29%) Data Science
5 14 (11.29%) Predictive Modelling
6 13 (10.48%) Machine Learning
6 13 (10.48%) Test Scripting
7 12 (9.68%) Collaborative Working
7 12 (9.68%) Computer Science
7 12 (9.68%) Economics
7 12 (9.68%) Quantitative Analysis
7 12 (9.68%) Statistical Modelling
7 12 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (8.87%) Artificial Intelligence
9 10 (8.06%) Defect Management
9 10 (8.06%) SDLC
9 10 (8.06%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.16%) C#
2 22 (17.74%) Java
3 16 (12.90%) R
3 16 (12.90%) SQL
4 15 (12.10%) C++
5 13 (10.48%) Python
6 12 (9.68%) C
6 12 (9.68%) Scala
7 9 (7.26%) VBScript
8 7 (5.65%) JavaScript
9 6 (4.84%) Apple Swift
9 6 (4.84%) Objective-C
10 5 (4.03%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.23%) COBOL
12 3 (2.42%) VB
13 2 (1.61%) PHP
13 2 (1.61%) PHP 5
13 2 (1.61%) PHP 7
14 1 (0.81%) Java 8
14 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (20.97%) Degree
2 11 (8.87%) ISTQB
3 10 (8.06%) ISEB
4 9 (7.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.61%) CCNA
5 2 (1.61%) CCNP
5 2 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.81%) CCDA
6 1 (0.81%) CCDP
6 1 (0.81%) CISA
6 1 (0.81%) CISM
6 1 (0.81%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.48%) IFRS
1 13 (10.48%) IFRS 9
2 12 (9.68%) Basel II
3 6 (4.84%) PMO
4 5 (4.03%) COBIT
4 5 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (3.23%) SLA
6 3 (2.42%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.65%) XenApp
2 6 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.03%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.42%) Docker
5 2 (1.61%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (10.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.45%) Oracle
3 7 (5.65%) CheckPoint
3 7 (5.65%) Citrix
4 6 (4.84%) Tableau
4 6 (4.84%) VMware
5 5 (4.03%) Meraki
5 5 (4.03%) SAP
5 5 (4.03%) SonicWALL
6 3 (2.42%) Progress
6 3 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.42%) Sparx
7 2 (1.61%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.61%) Adobe
7 2 (1.61%) Cisco
7 2 (1.61%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.81%) CA
8 1 (0.81%) HP
8 1 (0.81%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.81%) Juniper