Period
to 2 December 2021

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 2 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 178 270 168
Rank change year-on-year +92 -102 -11
Permanent jobs citing Banking 1,290 323 1,561
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.97% 1.04% 2.04%
As % of the General category 3.49% 2.29% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 545 204 1,068
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,625 £31,177
25th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.92% -0.91% +10.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,563 £66,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,125 £78,750
UK median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +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 UK excluding London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 36,966 14,112 38,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 56.58% 45.35% 50.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22,877 11,232 29,328
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +2.94%

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 2 December 2021.

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 2 December 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
South East +119 557 £70,000 +12.00% 35
North of England +29 268 £51,500 -1.90% 85
Scotland -9 191 £53,000 +2.91% 45
North West -6 161 £55,000 +12.24% 46
Midlands -30 115 £52,500 +2.44% 24
South West -9 77 £54,500 -27.33% 19
Yorkshire -19 70 £45,000 -32.08% 27
West Midlands -67 63 £51,250 - 11
East Midlands -12 51 £54,000 -8.09% 13
North East +8 37 £51,500 -31.33% 12
East of England -82 31 £61,250 +11.36% 14
Northern Ireland -24 29 £62,500 +25.00% 4
Wales -26 25 £65,000 +44.44% 6
Isle of Man -2 2 - -
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Banking.

1 827 (64.11%) Finance
2 676 (52.40%) Agile Software Development
3 406 (31.47%) DevOps
4 399 (30.93%) Java
5 397 (30.78%) Degree
6 394 (30.54%) AWS
7 389 (30.16%) Software Engineering
8 384 (29.77%) Social Skills
9 363 (28.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 351 (27.21%) Law
11 340 (26.36%) Digital Banking
12 323 (25.04%) Computer Science
13 303 (23.49%) Jenkins
14 286 (22.17%) Git (software)
15 284 (22.02%) Microservices
16 272 (21.09%) Python
17 270 (20.93%) Spring
18 262 (20.31%) Azure
19 252 (19.53%) Kafka
20 246 (19.07%) AngularJS
21 241 (18.68%) Linux
22 240 (18.60%) Ansible
23 236 (18.29%) GitHub
24 226 (17.52%) Scrum
25 216 (16.74%) Node.js
26 215 (16.67%) Relational Database
27 214 (16.59%) React
28 211 (16.36%) Unix
29 208 (16.12%) TDD
30 206 (15.97%) Full Stack Development

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
1 195 (15.12%) Apache Spark
2 166 (12.87%) GemFire
3 155 (12.02%) Apache
4 66 (5.12%) Cloud Foundry
5 47 (3.64%) SAS
6 45 (3.49%) Confluence
7 31 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.70%) WebLogic
9 7 (0.54%) IIS
10 6 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
10 6 (0.47%) SharePoint
11 5 (0.39%) CMS
12 4 (0.31%) CICS
12 4 (0.31%) JBoss
12 4 (0.31%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.16%) Drupal
14 2 (0.16%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.47%) InVision
3 6 (0.47%) Marvel
3 6 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.47%) Sketch
3 6 (0.47%) UserZoom
4 4 (0.31%) Figma
4 4 (0.31%) MadCap Flare
4 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.078%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.078%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (0.54%) SAP MDG
3 6 (0.47%) Distributed Ledger
3 6 (0.47%) SAP BPC
4 5 (0.39%) SAP MM
5 4 (0.31%) SAP BRIM
5 4 (0.31%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.31%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.31%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.23%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.16%) Magento
7 2 (0.16%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.078%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 394 (30.54%) AWS
2 262 (20.31%) Azure
3 236 (18.29%) GitHub
4 160 (12.40%) Amazon Kinesis
5 152 (11.78%) GCP
6 50 (3.88%) PaaS
7 43 (3.33%) Serverless
8 40 (3.10%) SaaS
9 39 (3.02%) Amazon EC2
10 38 (2.95%) OpenShift
11 36 (2.79%) Microsoft 365
12 35 (2.71%) Power Platform
13 24 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
14 14 (1.09%) Amazon S3
15 11 (0.85%) IaaS
16 10 (0.78%) Amazon EKS
16 10 (0.78%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 9 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
17 9 (0.70%) Apigee
18 8 (0.62%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.64%) SMS
2 30 (2.33%) Calico
3 22 (1.71%) Firewall
4 21 (1.63%) HTTP
5 20 (1.55%) WAN
6 19 (1.47%) LAN
6 19 (1.47%) VPN
7 15 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (0.93%) ATM
9 10 (0.78%) TCP/IP
10 9 (0.70%) Internet
10 9 (0.70%) Network Security
10 9 (0.70%) Unified Communications
11 8 (0.62%) DNS
12 7 (0.54%) MPLS
13 6 (0.47%) DHCP
13 6 (0.47%) Ethernet
13 6 (0.47%) Wireless
14 5 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (0.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 180 (13.95%) NoSQL
2 180 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
3 177 (13.72%) HBase
4 167 (12.95%) MariaDB
5 162 (12.56%) Big Data
6 140 (10.85%) Redis
7 91 (7.05%) SQL Server
8 77 (5.97%) Hadoop
9 35 (2.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 33 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (2.48%) Power BI
12 25 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
14 21 (1.63%) Apache Hive
15 20 (1.55%) Tableau
16 18 (1.40%) MongoDB
16 18 (1.40%) Oracle Database
17 16 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 10 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 303 (23.49%) Jenkins
2 286 (22.17%) Git (software)
3 190 (14.73%) Cucumber
3 190 (14.73%) Sonatype Nexus
4 187 (14.50%) Protractor
5 172 (13.33%) Gradle
6 170 (13.18%) Cypress.io
7 157 (12.17%) Storybook
8 152 (11.78%) JUnit
9 145 (11.24%) IntelliJ
10 138 (10.70%) Eclipse
11 134 (10.39%) Mockito
12 123 (9.53%) Artifactory
13 87 (6.74%) JIRA
14 71 (5.50%) SonarQube
15 70 (5.43%) Selenium
16 39 (3.02%) GitLab
17 35 (2.71%) Bitbucket
18 34 (2.64%) Maven
19 31 (2.40%) gulp
General
1 827 (64.11%) Finance
2 384 (29.77%) Social Skills
3 363 (28.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 351 (27.21%) Law
5 178 (13.80%) Retail
6 89 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
7 72 (5.58%) Presentation Skills
8 70 (5.43%) Telecoms
9 64 (4.96%) Legal
10 62 (4.81%) Retail Banking
11 52 (4.03%) Influencing Skills
11 52 (4.03%) Public Sector
12 47 (3.64%) Police
13 46 (3.57%) Automotive
14 36 (2.79%) Marketing
15 31 (2.40%) Games
16 25 (1.94%) Back Office
16 25 (1.94%) Financial Institution
17 23 (1.78%) Organisational Skills
18 21 (1.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 247 (19.15%) Software Engineer
2 175 (13.57%) Architect
3 167 (12.95%) Developer
4 124 (9.61%) Principal Engineer
5 111 (8.60%) Analyst
5 111 (8.60%) Principal Software Engineer
6 69 (5.35%) Solutions Architect
7 61 (4.73%) Senior Software Engineer
8 60 (4.65%) Lead Software Engineer
9 52 (4.03%) Software Developer
10 48 (3.72%) Cloud Engineer
11 45 (3.49%) Security Architect
12 42 (3.26%) Business Analyst
12 42 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
12 42 (3.26%) Java Developer
13 40 (3.10%) AWS Architect
14 39 (3.02%) Lead Developer
15 37 (2.87%) Lead Software Developer
16 36 (2.79%) AWS Solutions Architect
17 35 (2.71%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (20.93%) Spring
2 252 (19.53%) Kafka
3 246 (19.07%) AngularJS
4 216 (16.74%) Node.js
5 214 (16.59%) React
6 194 (15.04%) CSS
7 192 (14.88%) RabbitMQ
8 179 (13.88%) RESTful
9 168 (13.02%) Redux
10 161 (12.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 161 (12.48%) WireMock
11 158 (12.25%) Express
11 158 (12.25%) JSON
12 157 (12.17%) Tailwind CSS
13 154 (11.94%) Play Framework
14 134 (10.39%) Spark Streaming
15 133 (10.31%) Web Services
16 131 (10.16%) AssertJ
17 100 (7.75%) LAMP
18 99 (7.67%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 185 (14.34%) User Experience
2 148 (11.47%) Linux Command Line
3 78 (6.05%) Self-Motivation
4 52 (4.03%) Management Information System
5 47 (3.64%) Public Cloud
6 44 (3.41%) Smart Meter
7 34 (2.64%) Data Centre
8 29 (2.25%) Mobile App
9 28 (2.17%) Online Banking
10 27 (2.09%) Algorithms
11 26 (2.02%) Cloud Native
12 23 (1.78%) Credit Risk
13 21 (1.63%) Mainframe
13 21 (1.63%) Virtual Team
14 18 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (1.32%) Clustering
16 15 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
17 13 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
18 11 (0.85%) CMDB
19 10 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 241 (18.68%) Linux
2 211 (16.36%) Unix
3 102 (7.91%) Windows
4 22 (1.71%) Android
5 21 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.40%) Windows 10
7 15 (1.16%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.70%) AIX
8 9 (0.70%) zOS
9 7 (0.54%) CoreOS
9 7 (0.54%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (0.31%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.23%) VMS
12 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.078%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 676 (52.40%) Agile Software Development
2 406 (31.47%) DevOps
3 389 (30.16%) Software Engineering
4 340 (26.36%) Digital Banking
5 323 (25.04%) Computer Science
6 284 (22.02%) Microservices
7 226 (17.52%) Scrum
8 208 (16.12%) TDD
9 206 (15.97%) Full Stack Development
10 195 (15.12%) Business Continuity
11 193 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
12 165 (12.79%) BDD
13 162 (12.56%) Fintech
14 159 (12.33%) Validation
15 157 (12.17%) Cross-Browser Testing
16 151 (11.71%) Test Automation
17 149 (11.55%) User Stories
18 145 (11.24%) High Availability
19 144 (11.16%) OO
20 143 (11.09%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 399 (30.93%) Java
2 272 (21.09%) Python
3 186 (14.42%) Shell Script
4 173 (13.41%) Groovy
5 167 (12.95%) SQL
6 104 (8.06%) JavaScript
7 59 (4.57%) C#
8 51 (3.95%) Bash Shell
9 36 (2.79%) PowerShell
10 32 (2.48%) R
11 28 (2.17%) Go
12 25 (1.94%) C
13 24 (1.86%) TypeScript
14 21 (1.63%) Ruby
15 19 (1.47%) Scala
15 19 (1.47%) T-SQL
16 17 (1.32%) Kotlin
17 16 (1.24%) Java 8
18 15 (1.16%) Java 11
19 12 (0.93%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 397 (30.78%) Degree
2 169 (13.10%) OCP
2 169 (13.10%) Oracle Certification
3 72 (5.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 38 (2.95%) AWS Certification
5 26 (2.02%) DBS Check
6 17 (1.32%) Master's Degree
7 16 (1.24%) ISEB
8 13 (1.01%) CISSP
9 9 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.70%) Security Cleared
10 8 (0.62%) GCIA
10 8 (0.62%) GCIH
10 8 (0.62%) GSEC
10 8 (0.62%) SANS
11 7 (0.54%) CISM
12 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (0.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (4.11%) SLA
3 51 (3.95%) NIST
4 44 (3.41%) Cyber Essentials
4 44 (3.41%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 43 (3.33%) GDPR
6 40 (3.10%) QA
7 20 (1.55%) PMO
8 15 (1.16%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.70%) SOC 2
10 8 (0.62%) Accessibility
10 8 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 8 (0.62%) SOC 1
10 8 (0.62%) SOC 3
11 6 (0.47%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.23%) Actionable Recommendations
12 3 (0.23%) COBIT
12 3 (0.23%) GRC
12 3 (0.23%) ISO 31000
12 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 140 (10.85%) HDFS
2 99 (7.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (5.66%) Docker
4 61 (4.73%) Active Directory
5 30 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.31%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.078%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.078%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 240 (18.60%) Ansible
2 128 (9.92%) Opscode Chef
3 107 (8.29%) Kubernetes
4 76 (5.89%) Terraform
5 46 (3.57%) Puppet
6 32 (2.48%) Grafana
7 30 (2.33%) Kibana
8 19 (1.47%) SCCM
9 12 (0.93%) Istio
10 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
11 4 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
11 4 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.23%) SCOM
13 2 (0.16%) AirWatch
13 2 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
13 2 (0.16%) Jamf Pro
13 2 (0.16%) Pingdom
13 2 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
13 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 157 (12.17%) Okta
2 145 (11.24%) VMware
3 100 (7.75%) Microsoft
4 85 (6.59%) Oracle
5 36 (2.79%) Google
6 29 (2.25%) Cognizant
7 21 (1.63%) Cisco
7 21 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (1.63%) Splunk
7 21 (1.63%) Xceptor
8 20 (1.55%) SAP
9 19 (1.47%) IBM
9 19 (1.47%) PayPal
10 16 (1.24%) Citrix
11 13 (1.01%) Dynatrace
12 12 (0.93%) Teradata
13 9 (0.70%) Informatica
13 9 (0.70%) ServiceNow
14 7 (0.54%) ArcSight
14 7 (0.54%) F5