Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 170 150 129
Rank change year-on-year -20 -21 -20
Permanent jobs citing Banking 1,501 1,972 2,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.98% 2.22% 2.62%
As % of the General category 5.88% 6.06% 6.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,020 1,059 1,762
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,743 £50,000 £50,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.49% -0.50% -4.29%
10th Percentile £31,226 £29,750 £31,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 25,507 32,538 38,463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 33.65% 36.57% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 18,624 24,323 29,404
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £74,507 £71,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Banking as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 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
North of England -4 546 £55,000 +15.79% 53
North West -13 374 £55,000 +4.76% 25
South East -17 305 £57,500 +9.52% 29
Scotland -29 182 £48,004 -8.56% 39
South West +52 157 £53,000 +0.95% 11
Yorkshire +6 154 £57,500 +43.75% 23
East of England +95 138 £70,000 +12.00% 13
Midlands -30 124 £40,000 -15.79% 21
West Midlands +20 69 £40,000 -15.79% 15
East Midlands -46 55 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Wales -6 37 £32,500 -7.14% 4
North East +7 18 £39,681 -0.80% 5
Northern Ireland -4 11 £55,000 +46.67% 3
Channel Islands +4 1 £80,000 +56.10%
Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Banking.

1 824 (54.90%) Finance
2 757 (50.43%) Agile Software Development
3 324 (21.59%) Software Engineering
4 319 (21.25%) Java
5 234 (15.59%) Problem-Solving
6 231 (15.39%) SQL
6 231 (15.39%) AWS
7 222 (14.79%) DevOps
8 217 (14.46%) JavaScript
9 207 (13.79%) Scrum
10 206 (13.72%) Mentoring
11 205 (13.66%) Retail
12 200 (13.32%) Fintech
13 194 (12.92%) Test Automation
14 158 (10.53%) Coaching
15 154 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
16 149 (9.93%) WorldPay
17 148 (9.86%) Oracle
17 148 (9.86%) Degree
18 140 (9.33%) Azure
19 136 (9.06%) Linux
20 135 (8.99%) FIS
21 125 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
22 122 (8.13%) JIRA
23 121 (8.06%) SDLC
23 121 (8.06%) Docker
24 116 (7.73%) User Experience
24 116 (7.73%) Kanban
25 114 (7.59%) Python
26 113 (7.53%) Jenkins

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 65 (4.33%) Confluence
2 34 (2.27%) SAS
3 26 (1.73%) WebSphere
4 17 (1.13%) SharePoint
5 10 (0.67%) CMS
5 10 (0.67%) Tomcat
5 10 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (0.53%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.47%) Apache Solr
8 7 (0.47%) JBoss
9 5 (0.33%) Anypoint
9 5 (0.33%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.33%) MQSeries
9 5 (0.33%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.33%) Mule
10 4 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 50 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (1.40%) Sketch
5 11 (0.73%) InVision
5 11 (0.73%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.40%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.20%) Figma
10 2 (0.13%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.13%) Flinto
10 2 (0.13%) InDesign
11 1 (0.067%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.067%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (1.80%) Payment Gateway
2 16 (1.07%) SAP CO
2 16 (1.07%) SAP FI
2 16 (1.07%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
3 9 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.40%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.27%) Summit
8 3 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
10 1 (0.067%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.067%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 231 (15.39%) AWS
2 140 (9.33%) Azure
3 61 (4.06%) GitHub
4 38 (2.53%) GCP
5 30 (2.00%) Power Platform
6 23 (1.53%) Office 365
6 23 (1.53%) SaaS
7 15 (1.00%) OpenShift
8 14 (0.93%) Heroku
8 14 (0.93%) IaaS
9 13 (0.87%) Serverless
10 12 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
11 11 (0.73%) PaaS
11 11 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 9 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
13 8 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (0.53%) Amazon ECS
13 8 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (0.53%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.20%) Firewall
2 25 (1.67%) ATM
3 24 (1.60%) LAN
4 18 (1.20%) WAN
5 16 (1.07%) Unified Communications
5 16 (1.07%) Wireless
5 16 (1.07%) Wireless Security
6 15 (1.00%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.87%) MPLS
8 11 (0.73%) HTTP
8 11 (0.73%) VoIP
8 11 (0.73%) VPN
8 11 (0.73%) WebEx
9 9 (0.60%) BGP
9 9 (0.60%) OSPF
10 8 (0.53%) DNS
10 8 (0.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (0.53%) NetScaler
11 7 (0.47%) DHCP
11 7 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (6.80%) SQL Server
2 63 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
3 62 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
4 42 (2.80%) Hadoop
5 41 (2.73%) Relational Database
6 33 (2.20%) Big Data
7 32 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 31 (2.07%) MongoDB
8 31 (2.07%) MySQL
9 30 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
9 30 (2.00%) Power BI
10 28 (1.87%) NoSQL
11 25 (1.67%) Oracle Database
11 25 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (1.53%) RDBMS
13 17 (1.13%) DB2
14 12 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (0.67%) SAP HANA
16 9 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
16 9 (0.60%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 122 (8.13%) JIRA
2 113 (7.53%) Jenkins
3 111 (7.40%) Git (software)
4 103 (6.86%) Selenium
5 78 (5.20%) Maven
6 41 (2.73%) Cucumber
7 38 (2.53%) IBM UrbanCode
8 32 (2.13%) GitLab
9 26 (1.73%) Visual Studio
10 24 (1.60%) Subversion
11 22 (1.47%) HP UFT
12 18 (1.20%) WebDriver
13 17 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
14 16 (1.07%) JUnit
14 16 (1.07%) SoapUI
15 15 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
15 15 (1.00%) SonarQube
15 15 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (0.93%) REST Assured
16 14 (0.93%) webpack
General
1 824 (54.90%) Finance
2 205 (13.66%) Retail
3 82 (5.46%) Telecoms
4 58 (3.86%) Retail Banking
5 51 (3.40%) Public Sector
6 39 (2.60%) Financial Institution
7 32 (2.13%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.47%) German Language
8 22 (1.47%) Italian Language
9 20 (1.33%) Legal
10 14 (0.93%) Billing
11 12 (0.80%) Back Office
12 11 (0.73%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.67%) International Banking
13 10 (0.67%) Marketing
13 10 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.53%) General Ledger
14 8 (0.53%) Law
15 6 (0.40%) Front Office
16 5 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 243 (16.19%) Developer
2 213 (14.19%) Analyst
3 173 (11.53%) Software Engineer
4 107 (7.13%) Architect
5 77 (5.13%) Consultant
6 72 (4.80%) Java Developer
7 70 (4.66%) Business Analyst
8 65 (4.33%) Project Manager
9 62 (4.13%) Java Engineer
10 61 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
11 55 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
11 55 (3.66%) Senior Developer
12 50 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
13 49 (3.26%) Test Analyst
14 48 (3.20%) Test Manager
15 47 (3.13%) Senior Manager
16 43 (2.86%) Java Software Engineer
17 40 (2.66%) Software Developer
18 39 (2.60%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
19 36 (2.40%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (7.26%) Node.js
1 109 (7.26%) Spring
2 106 (7.06%) React
3 99 (6.60%) .NET
4 97 (6.46%) HTML
5 95 (6.33%) AngularJS
6 92 (6.13%) CSS
7 56 (3.73%) Redux
8 50 (3.33%) RESTful
9 49 (3.26%) Web Services
10 48 (3.20%) Apache Flex
11 45 (3.00%) JSON
12 34 (2.27%) REST
13 33 (2.20%) Spring Boot
13 33 (2.20%) XML
14 28 (1.87%) Vue.js
15 27 (1.80%) SOAP
16 26 (1.73%) ASP.NET
17 23 (1.53%) WPF
18 20 (1.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 154 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (7.73%) User Experience
3 89 (5.93%) Data Centre
4 76 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 51 (3.40%) Mobile App
6 32 (2.13%) Credit Risk
7 31 (2.07%) Virtual Team
8 29 (1.93%) Public Cloud
9 28 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
10 22 (1.47%) Mainframe
11 19 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
11 19 (1.27%) Online Banking
11 19 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
12 15 (1.00%) EMC VMAX
13 13 (0.87%) Client/Server
14 12 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 11 (0.73%) Derivative
16 10 (0.67%) BBC
16 10 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
16 10 (0.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 136 (9.06%) Linux
2 111 (7.40%) Windows
3 68 (4.53%) Apple iOS
4 53 (3.53%) Android
5 40 (2.66%) Windows Server
6 36 (2.40%) Unix
7 25 (1.67%) Windows 10
8 19 (1.27%) AIX
9 17 (1.13%) Windows 7
10 16 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.40%) zOS
12 5 (0.33%) Solaris
13 4 (0.27%) VME
13 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.20%) CentOS
15 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.067%) HPUX
16 1 (0.067%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 757 (50.43%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (21.59%) Software Engineering
3 234 (15.59%) Problem-Solving
4 222 (14.79%) DevOps
5 207 (13.79%) Scrum
6 206 (13.72%) Mentoring
7 200 (13.32%) Fintech
8 194 (12.92%) Test Automation
9 158 (10.53%) Coaching
10 125 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 121 (8.06%) SDLC
12 116 (7.73%) Kanban
13 106 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
14 102 (6.80%) Project Delivery
15 98 (6.53%) Analytics
15 98 (6.53%) TDD
16 93 (6.20%) Microservices
17 91 (6.06%) Project Management
18 86 (5.73%) Technical Leadership
19 85 (5.66%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 319 (21.25%) Java
2 231 (15.39%) SQL
3 217 (14.46%) JavaScript
4 114 (7.59%) Python
5 112 (7.46%) C#
6 47 (3.13%) C++
7 46 (3.06%) C
8 41 (2.73%) PowerShell
9 39 (2.60%) VBA
10 25 (1.67%) T-SQL
11 24 (1.60%) Perl
11 24 (1.60%) R
12 20 (1.33%) Shell Script
13 19 (1.27%) Bash Shell
14 17 (1.13%) PHP
15 15 (1.00%) Apple Swift
15 15 (1.00%) PL/SQL
15 15 (1.00%) Scala
16 14 (0.93%) TypeScript
17 12 (0.80%) Go
Qualifications
1 148 (9.86%) Degree
2 41 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (2.60%) CISSP
4 37 (2.47%) CISM
5 35 (2.33%) CCIE
6 32 (2.13%) ISEB
7 29 (1.93%) ISTQB
8 25 (1.67%) CCNP
9 23 (1.53%) Security Cleared
10 16 (1.07%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 16 (1.07%) CCIE Service Provider
11 15 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
11 15 (1.00%) DBS Check
12 13 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 11 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (0.73%) SC Cleared
14 10 (0.67%) CCDP
14 10 (0.67%) CCNA
15 9 (0.60%) SAFe Agilist
16 6 (0.40%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (4.60%) QA
2 39 (2.60%) Data Quality
3 18 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.13%) PMO
5 15 (1.00%) PSD2
6 14 (0.93%) SLA
7 13 (0.87%) IFRS
7 13 (0.87%) IFRS 9
8 12 (0.80%) Basel II
8 12 (0.80%) GDPR
8 12 (0.80%) HMG Infosec
8 12 (0.80%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 12 (0.80%) JSP 440
9 8 (0.53%) COBIT
10 7 (0.47%) SEPA
11 6 (0.40%) CRD IV
12 4 (0.27%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.20%) MiFID
14 2 (0.13%) ISO 20022
14 2 (0.13%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 121 (8.06%) Docker
2 34 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (2.07%) Active Directory
4 20 (1.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 18 (1.20%) XenApp
6 17 (1.13%) XenDesktop
7 11 (0.73%) VMware NSX
8 8 (0.53%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.40%) vSphere
10 4 (0.27%) RACF
11 3 (0.20%) Firmware
11 3 (0.20%) LXC
11 3 (0.20%) NFS
12 1 (0.067%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 1 (0.067%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.067%) Time Sharing Option
12 1 (0.067%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 75 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 32 (2.13%) Terraform
3 31 (2.07%) Ansible
4 27 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (1.40%) Puppet
6 20 (1.33%) SCCM
6 20 (1.33%) Tivoli
7 19 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
8 13 (0.87%) SCOM
9 12 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
10 11 (0.73%) Ganglia
11 10 (0.67%) CA Service Virtualization
11 10 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
12 7 (0.47%) HP ALM
12 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
12 7 (0.47%) Nagios
12 7 (0.47%) SCOrch
12 7 (0.47%) SCVMM
13 6 (0.40%) vRealize
14 5 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 149 (9.93%) WorldPay
2 148 (9.86%) Oracle
3 135 (8.99%) FIS
4 108 (7.20%) Microsoft
5 62 (4.13%) Cisco
6 57 (3.80%) Tableau
7 46 (3.06%) IBM
7 46 (3.06%) VMware
8 40 (2.66%) Citrix
9 38 (2.53%) EMC
10 35 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
11 32 (2.13%) SAP
12 30 (2.00%) Teradata
13 29 (1.93%) Dell
13 29 (1.93%) NetApp
14 23 (1.53%) Google
15 22 (1.47%) HP
16 17 (1.13%) Red Hat
17 15 (1.00%) Adobe
17 15 (1.00%) CheckPoint