Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
5 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 268 171 155
Rank change year-on-year -97 -16 -24
Permanent jobs citing Banking 327 1,542 2,003
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.04% 2.01% 2.19%
As % of the General category 3.40% 5.97% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 230 1,122 1,123
Median annual salary £55,000 £54,743 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.47% +9.49% -1.96%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £78,875 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +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 UK excluding London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 9,618 25,849 33,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 30.49% 33.62% 36.66%
Number of salaries quoted 7,508 18,886 25,130
Median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £71,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year +9.09% +2.33% +7.50%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Scotland +5 93 £51,500 +6.46% 16
North of England -120 78 £55,000 - 88
South East -3 73 £62,500 +6.84% 22
North West -77 58 £52,500 -4.55% 26
Midlands +33 35 £52,500 +31.25% 20
West Midlands +49 26 £52,500 +31.25% 12
South West -34 18 £65,000 +24.13% 8
Yorkshire -51 15 £66,250 +15.22% 50
Northern Ireland +19 10 £50,000 -4.76% 3
East of England +17 10 £55,000 -21.43% 8
East Midlands +48 9 £58,750 +42.42% 8
Isle of Man - 7 £49,500 - 1
North East -2 5 £75,000 +89.01% 12
Wales +20 3 £45,000 +38.46% 4
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 171 (52.29%) Finance
2 125 (38.23%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (25.69%) AWS
4 81 (24.77%) Java
5 69 (21.10%) Azure
6 56 (17.13%) SQL
7 54 (16.51%) Microsoft
8 51 (15.60%) Linux
9 49 (14.98%) Fintech
10 48 (14.68%) DevOps
11 47 (14.37%) .NET
12 45 (13.76%) C#
13 43 (13.15%) JavaScript
14 42 (12.84%) TDD
15 39 (11.93%) Problem-Solving
16 38 (11.62%) Windows
17 37 (11.31%) Telecoms
17 37 (11.31%) Degree
18 36 (11.01%) Oracle
19 34 (10.40%) OO
19 34 (10.40%) Python
19 34 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
20 33 (10.09%) Spring
21 32 (9.79%) SQL Server
22 31 (9.48%) Firewall
22 31 (9.48%) Test Automation
23 30 (9.17%) Scrum
24 29 (8.87%) Unix
24 29 (8.87%) Docker
24 29 (8.87%) Mentoring

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 7 (2.14%) Apache Spark
2 5 (1.53%) Confluence
2 5 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.53%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.53%) SAS
3 4 (1.22%) OpenStack
3 4 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.92%) Apache
4 3 (0.92%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.92%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.31%) Appian
6 1 (0.31%) Drupal
6 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.31%) IIS
6 1 (0.31%) nginx
6 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.45%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.53%) Sketch
5 4 (1.22%) InVision
5 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.92%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.92%) Zeplin
7 1 (0.31%) Figma
7 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) FLEXCUBE
2 2 (0.61%) Actimize
2 2 (0.61%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.61%) MultiFonds
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Eikon
3 1 (0.31%) Magento
3 1 (0.31%) Misys Equation
3 1 (0.31%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 84 (25.69%) AWS
2 69 (21.10%) Azure
3 15 (4.59%) Office 365
3 15 (4.59%) SaaS
4 13 (3.98%) GCP
4 13 (3.98%) Serverless
5 9 (2.75%) IaaS
6 8 (2.45%) OpenShift
7 7 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (2.14%) Power Platform
8 5 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.92%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.92%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 2 (0.61%) Amazon Cognito
11 2 (0.61%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.61%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.61%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.61%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.48%) Firewall
2 11 (3.36%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.75%) VoIP
4 7 (2.14%) BGP
4 7 (2.14%) MPLS
4 7 (2.14%) VPN
5 6 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (1.83%) LAN
5 6 (1.83%) Network Security
5 6 (1.83%) SAN
5 6 (1.83%) WAN
6 5 (1.53%) HTTP
6 5 (1.53%) NAS
6 5 (1.53%) VLAN
7 4 (1.22%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.22%) OSPF
8 3 (0.92%) DNS
8 3 (0.92%) EIGRP
8 3 (0.92%) Q.931
8 3 (0.92%) QSIG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.79%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.26%) Big Data
3 16 (4.89%) Relational Database
4 15 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (4.59%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.67%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (2.75%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.45%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.14%) MySQL
9 7 (2.14%) Power BI
10 5 (1.53%) HBase
10 5 (1.53%) MS Access
10 5 (1.53%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.53%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (1.22%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.22%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 26 (7.95%) Jenkins
2 23 (7.03%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.67%) Oracle APEX
4 11 (3.36%) Maven
5 9 (2.75%) JIRA
5 9 (2.75%) Selenium
5 9 (2.75%) webpack
6 5 (1.53%) Cypress.io
6 5 (1.53%) Eclipse
6 5 (1.53%) Gradle
6 5 (1.53%) IntelliJ
6 5 (1.53%) PHPUnit
7 4 (1.22%) Axure RP
7 4 (1.22%) FitNesse
7 4 (1.22%) GitLab
7 4 (1.22%) JMeter
7 4 (1.22%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.92%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.92%) Travis CI
General
1 171 (52.29%) Finance
2 37 (11.31%) Telecoms
3 27 (8.26%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.67%) Games
5 11 (3.36%) Retail
6 10 (3.06%) Financial Institution
6 10 (3.06%) Law
7 9 (2.75%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.83%) Legal
9 5 (1.53%) Back Office
9 5 (1.53%) Public Sector
10 3 (0.92%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.92%) Front Office
10 3 (0.92%) Marketing
11 2 (0.61%) Advertising
11 2 (0.61%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.61%) International Banking
12 1 (0.31%) Billing
12 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 85 (25.99%) Developer
2 34 (10.40%) Architect
3 31 (9.48%) Analyst
4 22 (6.73%) Java Developer
5 20 (6.12%) Senior Developer
6 16 (4.89%) Business Analyst
7 15 (4.59%) Network Engineer
8 14 (4.28%) Full Stack Developer
8 14 (4.28%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (3.98%) Consultant
10 11 (3.36%) Designer
10 11 (3.36%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (3.36%) Security Engineer
11 10 (3.06%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (2.75%) C# Developer
12 9 (2.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 9 (2.75%) Project Manager
13 8 (2.45%) IT Manager
13 8 (2.45%) React Developer
13 8 (2.45%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (14.37%) .NET
2 33 (10.09%) Spring
3 23 (7.03%) HTML
4 21 (6.42%) CSS
5 19 (5.81%) REST
6 18 (5.50%) Spring Boot
7 15 (4.59%) AngularJS
7 15 (4.59%) HTML5
7 15 (4.59%) Web Services
8 13 (3.98%) SOAP
9 12 (3.67%) ASP.NET
10 11 (3.36%) jQuery
11 9 (2.75%) .NET Framework
11 9 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (2.75%) Redux
12 8 (2.45%) Kafka
13 7 (2.14%) CSS3
13 7 (2.14%) Entity Framework
13 7 (2.14%) RESTful
13 7 (2.14%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.42%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (3.98%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.06%) Cloud Native
5 10 (3.06%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.75%) User Experience
7 7 (2.14%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.83%) Credit Risk
8 6 (1.83%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.53%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.22%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (1.22%) Cyberattack
10 4 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.22%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.22%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.92%) Cybercrime
11 3 (0.92%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.92%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 51 (15.60%) Linux
2 38 (11.62%) Windows
3 29 (8.87%) Unix
4 13 (3.98%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.14%) CentOS
6 6 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.53%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.53%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (1.22%) Android
8 4 (1.22%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.92%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.31%) AIX
10 1 (0.31%) HPUX
10 1 (0.31%) Solaris
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (38.23%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (14.98%) Fintech
3 48 (14.68%) DevOps
4 42 (12.84%) TDD
5 39 (11.93%) Problem-Solving
6 34 (10.40%) OO
6 34 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (9.48%) Test Automation
8 30 (9.17%) Scrum
9 29 (8.87%) Mentoring
10 27 (8.26%) Software Engineering
11 26 (7.95%) Change Management
11 26 (7.95%) Microservices
11 26 (7.95%) SDLC
12 22 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (6.42%) Analytics
14 20 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
14 20 (6.12%) Computer Science
14 20 (6.12%) Information Security
15 19 (5.81%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (24.77%) Java
2 56 (17.13%) SQL
3 45 (13.76%) C#
4 43 (13.15%) JavaScript
5 34 (10.40%) Python
6 20 (6.12%) C++
7 14 (4.28%) Shell Script
8 13 (3.98%) Java 8
8 13 (3.98%) PHP
8 13 (3.98%) PL/SQL
9 12 (3.67%) Scala
10 8 (2.45%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.14%) Groovy
12 6 (1.83%) C
13 5 (1.53%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.53%) Ruby
14 4 (1.22%) Rust
15 3 (0.92%) Perl
15 3 (0.92%) VBA
16 1 (0.31%) VC++
Qualifications
1 37 (11.31%) Degree
2 20 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (5.50%) CISSP
4 13 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (3.06%) CCNP
5 10 (3.06%) TOGAF Certification
6 9 (2.75%) PhD
7 7 (2.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 7 (2.14%) CCIE
7 7 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.83%) CCNA
8 6 (1.83%) CISM
9 5 (1.53%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 4 (1.22%) CCDA
11 3 (0.92%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.61%) AAT
12 2 (0.61%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.61%) CFA
12 2 (0.61%) CRISC
12 2 (0.61%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.81%) QA
2 15 (4.59%) Data Quality
3 11 (3.36%) SLA
4 6 (1.83%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.53%) GDPR
5 5 (1.53%) IFRS
5 5 (1.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.22%) NIST
6 4 (1.22%) PMO
7 3 (0.92%) COBIT
7 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.31%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.31%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.31%) MiFID
System Software
1 29 (8.87%) Docker
2 16 (4.89%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.06%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.22%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (1.22%) HDFS
5 4 (1.22%) LXC
6 2 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.31%) Varnish
7 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.31%) XenApp
7 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (8.26%) Ansible
1 27 (8.26%) Kubernetes
2 16 (4.89%) Terraform
3 6 (1.83%) Puppet
4 4 (1.22%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.92%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.92%) Packer
5 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (0.92%) SCCM
6 2 (0.61%) Nessus
6 2 (0.61%) Rancher
6 2 (0.61%) SCOM
6 2 (0.61%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.31%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.31%) QRadar
7 1 (0.31%) vRealize
7 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (16.51%) Microsoft
2 36 (11.01%) Oracle
3 23 (7.03%) Cisco
4 18 (5.50%) VMware
5 10 (3.06%) Citrix
6 9 (2.75%) Google
6 9 (2.75%) Juniper
7 8 (2.45%) Ab Initio
8 7 (2.14%) IBM
8 7 (2.14%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.14%) TOWER Software
9 6 (1.83%) Dell
9 6 (1.83%) F5
9 6 (1.83%) SAP
10 5 (1.53%) Adobe
10 5 (1.53%) Solace
10 5 (1.53%) Splunk
10 5 (1.53%) Teradata
11 4 (1.22%) BT
11 4 (1.22%) Ceridian