Period
to 14 July 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 196 158 148
Rank change year-on-year -38 -10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Banking 685 1,893 2,314
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.64% 2.26% 2.28%
As % of the General category 5.01% 6.61% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 450 1,244 1,587
Median annual salary £57,500 £54,068 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.35% +6.02% +2.00%
10th Percentile £37,416 £31,775 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,400
UK median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% +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 UK excluding London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 13,686 28,636 38,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 32.73% 34.24% 38.05%
Number of salaries quoted 10,128 20,758 29,716
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +6.36% +6.80% +3.00%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Banking in the UK excluding London

Banking
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Banking in the UK excluding London

Banking
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Banking in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Banking in the UK excluding London

Banking
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 14 July 2020. 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
North of England -58 195 £55,000 +1.85% 60
South East +59 184 £67,500 +18.42% 13
Scotland -2 119 £51,481 -6.40% 16
North West -64 119 £55,000 - 21
Yorkshire +15 64 £55,000 +3.00% 30
Midlands +50 62 £67,500 +42.11% 15
South West -54 59 £57,361 +6.09% 1
West Midlands +68 44 £72,500 +61.11% 7
East of England +45 26 £88,250 +53.48% 6
Wales +8 23 £52,500 +36.36%
East Midlands +35 18 £50,000 -7.41% 8
Northern Ireland +20 18 £38,750 -22.50% 2
North East +16 12 £70,000 +112.12% 9
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Banking.

1 425 (62.04%) Finance
2 301 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (30.36%) Java
4 152 (22.19%) Software Engineering
5 128 (18.69%) DevOps
6 114 (16.64%) Problem-Solving
7 98 (14.31%) Fintech
8 97 (14.16%) Test Automation
9 96 (14.01%) AWS
10 93 (13.58%) JavaScript
11 90 (13.14%) Scrum
12 89 (12.99%) .NET
13 84 (12.26%) C#
14 83 (12.12%) SQL
15 78 (11.39%) JIRA
16 72 (10.51%) Microservices
17 71 (10.36%) Azure
18 69 (10.07%) Spring
19 68 (9.93%) Retail
20 66 (9.64%) Degree
21 65 (9.49%) Microsoft
21 65 (9.49%) Docker
21 65 (9.49%) SDLC
22 62 (9.05%) Python
23 60 (8.76%) BDD
24 59 (8.61%) Confluence
25 55 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
25 55 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
25 55 (8.03%) Mentoring
26 54 (7.88%) AngularJS

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding 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 59 (8.61%) Confluence
2 25 (3.65%) Apache Spark
3 20 (2.92%) Apache
4 8 (1.17%) Oracle Coherence
5 7 (1.02%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.88%) JBoss
6 6 (0.88%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.73%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.73%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.58%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.58%) SAS
9 3 (0.44%) IIS
9 3 (0.44%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.44%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.29%) Apache ServiceMix
10 2 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.29%) nginx
10 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Fuse
10 2 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.88%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.73%) InVision
5 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.73%) Sketch
6 2 (0.29%) SPSS
7 1 (0.15%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.15%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.15%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.31%) BASE24
1 9 (1.31%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 8 (1.17%) SAP CO
2 8 (1.17%) SAP FI
2 8 (1.17%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.29%) MultiFonds
5 1 (0.15%) Eikon
5 1 (0.15%) Exstream
5 1 (0.15%) Magento
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 96 (14.01%) AWS
2 71 (10.36%) Azure
3 29 (4.23%) SaaS
4 21 (3.07%) Power Platform
5 20 (2.92%) Office 365
6 18 (2.63%) IaaS
7 17 (2.48%) GitHub
8 16 (2.34%) PaaS
9 13 (1.90%) Serverless
10 11 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
10 11 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (1.46%) AWS CodeCommit
12 9 (1.31%) GCP
13 8 (1.17%) AWS CodeBuild
13 8 (1.17%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
15 4 (0.58%) BlazeMeter
15 4 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
15 4 (0.58%) Sauce Labs
16 3 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.48%) Firewall
2 15 (2.19%) Internet
3 12 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 11 (1.61%) HTTP
5 10 (1.46%) ATM
5 10 (1.46%) Network Security
6 9 (1.31%) WAN
7 8 (1.17%) DNS
7 8 (1.17%) LAN
7 8 (1.17%) MPLS
8 7 (1.02%) VPN
9 5 (0.73%) Wireless
10 4 (0.58%) BGP
10 4 (0.58%) BIG-IP
10 4 (0.58%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (0.58%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (0.58%) DHCP
10 4 (0.58%) OSPF
10 4 (0.58%) SSL
11 3 (0.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.55%) NoSQL
3 34 (4.96%) Relational Database
4 32 (4.67%) Hadoop
5 21 (3.07%) Power BI
6 20 (2.92%) MongoDB
7 17 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (2.48%) Oracle Database
7 17 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (2.34%) DB2
8 16 (2.34%) RDBMS
9 14 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
11 12 (1.75%) Big Data
11 12 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
12 11 (1.61%) MySQL
13 10 (1.46%) Cosmos DB
14 9 (1.31%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 78 (11.39%) JIRA
2 54 (7.88%) Jenkins
3 53 (7.74%) Selenium
4 42 (6.13%) Cucumber
5 36 (5.26%) Git (software)
6 33 (4.82%) Maven
7 17 (2.48%) SonarQube
8 16 (2.34%) SoapUI
8 16 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
9 13 (1.90%) JUnit
9 13 (1.90%) Protractor
10 11 (1.61%) Jasmine
10 11 (1.61%) WebDriver
11 8 (1.17%) Eclipse
11 8 (1.17%) VersaTest
12 7 (1.02%) IBM UrbanCode
13 6 (0.88%) HP UFT
13 6 (0.88%) REST Assured
13 6 (0.88%) Subversion
13 6 (0.88%) Zephyr
General
1 425 (62.04%) Finance
2 68 (9.93%) Retail
3 48 (7.01%) Investment Banking
4 40 (5.84%) Retail Banking
5 22 (3.21%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.77%) Legal
7 16 (2.34%) Law
7 16 (2.34%) Marketing
8 11 (1.61%) General Ledger
9 8 (1.17%) Back Office
9 8 (1.17%) Public Sector
10 7 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.02%) Games
11 5 (0.73%) Automotive
11 5 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (0.73%) Electronics
11 5 (0.73%) International Banking
12 3 (0.44%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.44%) Publishing
13 2 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 161 (23.50%) Developer
2 63 (9.20%) Architect
3 61 (8.91%) Java Developer
4 58 (8.47%) Analyst
5 51 (7.45%) Software Engineer
6 48 (7.01%) Senior Developer
7 27 (3.94%) Java Engineer
7 27 (3.94%) Quality Engineer
8 24 (3.50%) Test Engineer
9 23 (3.36%) Project Manager
10 22 (3.21%) Full Stack Developer
11 21 (3.07%) Business Analyst
12 20 (2.92%) C# Developer
12 20 (2.92%) Senior Java Developer
12 20 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
13 19 (2.77%) IT Manager
13 19 (2.77%) Junior
14 18 (2.63%) Consultant
14 18 (2.63%) Tester
15 17 (2.48%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (12.99%) .NET
2 69 (10.07%) Spring
3 54 (7.88%) AngularJS
4 43 (6.28%) React
5 42 (6.13%) Spring Boot
6 40 (5.84%) Node.js
7 39 (5.69%) REST
7 39 (5.69%) SOAP
8 31 (4.53%) HTML
9 29 (4.23%) Apache Flex
9 29 (4.23%) RESTful
9 29 (4.23%) Web Services
10 28 (4.09%) CSS
11 23 (3.36%) Hibernate
11 23 (3.36%) JSON
12 20 (2.92%) ASP.NET
13 17 (2.48%) Vue.js
14 16 (2.34%) Java EE
15 15 (2.19%) XML
16 14 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.53%) User Experience
3 28 (4.09%) Mobile App
4 25 (3.65%) Mainframe
5 24 (3.50%) Management Information System
6 21 (3.07%) Data Centre
7 19 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
8 16 (2.34%) Credit Risk
9 13 (1.90%) Virtual Team
10 12 (1.75%) Online Banking
11 11 (1.61%) IVR
12 10 (1.46%) Cloud Native
12 10 (1.46%) Market Risk
12 10 (1.46%) Reinsurance
13 9 (1.31%) EMV
13 9 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
13 9 (1.31%) Tandem
14 8 (1.17%) SWIFT
15 6 (0.88%) Online Games
15 6 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 40 (5.84%) Windows
2 23 (3.36%) Unix
3 21 (3.07%) Linux
4 20 (2.92%) Windows Server
5 18 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.34%) Android
7 5 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.73%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.58%) CentOS
8 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.44%) Kali Linux
9 3 (0.44%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.29%) AIX
10 2 (0.29%) Solaris
11 1 (0.15%) HPUX
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.15%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (22.19%) Software Engineering
3 128 (18.69%) DevOps
4 114 (16.64%) Problem-Solving
5 98 (14.31%) Fintech
6 97 (14.16%) Test Automation
7 90 (13.14%) Scrum
8 72 (10.51%) Microservices
9 65 (9.49%) SDLC
10 60 (8.76%) BDD
11 55 (8.03%) Mentoring
11 55 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
12 53 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
13 52 (7.59%) Risk Management
14 51 (7.45%) TDD
15 41 (5.99%) Business Intelligence
16 39 (5.69%) Collaborative Working
16 39 (5.69%) Project Management
17 36 (5.26%) Asset Management
18 35 (5.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 208 (30.36%) Java
2 93 (13.58%) JavaScript
3 84 (12.26%) C#
4 83 (12.12%) SQL
5 62 (9.05%) Python
6 40 (5.84%) Java 8
7 30 (4.38%) Scala
8 24 (3.50%) TypeScript
9 20 (2.92%) C++
10 19 (2.77%) C
11 16 (2.34%) Bash Shell
12 13 (1.90%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.75%) Ruby
14 10 (1.46%) Korn
14 10 (1.46%) Perl
15 7 (1.02%) Groovy
15 7 (1.02%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.88%) Kotlin
16 6 (0.88%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.73%) Go
Qualifications
1 66 (9.64%) Degree
2 18 (2.63%) TOGAF Certification
3 16 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.90%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.31%) CISSP
6 9 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.02%) CCNP
8 6 (0.88%) CISM
9 5 (0.73%) CCIE
9 5 (0.73%) MCSA
9 5 (0.73%) MCSE
10 4 (0.58%) CISA
11 3 (0.44%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 3 (0.44%) CEH
11 3 (0.44%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.44%) MCP
11 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.72%) QA
2 11 (1.61%) SLA
3 9 (1.31%) PMO
4 8 (1.17%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.17%) ISO 8583
5 6 (0.88%) GDPR
6 5 (0.73%) COBIT
6 5 (0.73%) ISO 15022
6 5 (0.73%) ISO 20022
6 5 (0.73%) ISO 26262
6 5 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.73%) NIST
6 5 (0.73%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.29%) IFRS
8 2 (0.29%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.29%) SEPA
9 1 (0.15%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 65 (9.49%) Docker
2 15 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.02%) XenApp
4 5 (0.73%) HDFS
4 5 (0.73%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.44%) LXC
6 3 (0.44%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.15%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 41 (5.99%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.46%) Ansible
3 8 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.88%) Terraform
5 5 (0.73%) CA Service Virtualization
5 5 (0.73%) Nessus
5 5 (0.73%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.58%) SCCM
7 3 (0.44%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (0.44%) Istio
8 2 (0.29%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.29%) linkerd
8 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.29%) Nagios
8 2 (0.29%) Puppet
8 2 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.29%) WebInspect
9 1 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 65 (9.49%) Microsoft
2 52 (7.59%) Oracle
3 26 (3.80%) IBM
4 25 (3.65%) SAP
5 17 (2.48%) Cisco
5 17 (2.48%) Unisys
6 16 (2.34%) Citrix
7 15 (2.19%) CA
8 12 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.61%) Teradata
9 11 (1.61%) Veracode
10 9 (1.31%) ServiceNow
11 8 (1.17%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.17%) Cognos
11 8 (1.17%) F5
11 8 (1.17%) Google
11 8 (1.17%) Netezza
11 8 (1.17%) Splunk
11 8 (1.17%) TOWER Software
12 7 (1.02%) Adobe