Period
to 18 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 32 46
Rank change year-on-year -14 +14 -14
Permanent jobs citing Banking 9,190 10,816 10,966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.35% 6.29% 5.49%
As % of the General category 12.96% 14.99% 12.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6,341 7,879 8,340
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 70,901 72,175 87,964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.25% 41.97% 44.06%
Number of salaries quoted 55,072 56,586 71,446
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Banking in the UK

Banking
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Banking in the UK

Banking
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Banking over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Banking in the UK

Banking
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the UK over the 6 months to 18 June 2018. 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
England -15 8,666 £65,000 +4.00% 1,206
London -3 6,867 £70,000 +7.69% 984
UK excluding London -10 2,252 £52,500 +5.00% 303
North of England +37 847 £50,000 +4.17% 87
North West +32 668 £55,000 +10.00% 57
Scotland -12 397 £55,000 +4.76% 67
South East -61 371 £50,000 - 60
Midlands 0 326 £47,500 -5.00% 21
East Midlands +14 182 £47,250 -14.09% 9
West Midlands +14 144 £50,000 +17.65% 12
East of England -55 136 £57,500 +9.52% 29
South West -91 130 £60,000 +25.10% 25
Yorkshire +2 128 £45,000 -5.26% 20
North East +28 52 £45,000 +63.64% 10
Wales +18 44 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Northern Ireland -9 13 £40,000 -28.89% 7
Channel Islands - 2 £35,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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 with a requirement for Banking.

1 6,867 (74.72%) Finance
2 2,971 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2,738 (29.79%) Java
4 2,655 (28.89%) Investment Banking
5 2,403 (26.15%) SQL
6 1,658 (18.04%) Problem-Solving
7 1,559 (16.96%) Degree
8 1,364 (14.84%) C#
9 1,357 (14.77%) Risk Management
10 1,351 (14.70%) Analytical Skills
11 1,310 (14.25%) JavaScript
12 1,246 (13.56%) .NET
13 1,125 (12.24%) Linux
14 1,074 (11.69%) Big Data
15 1,055 (11.48%) Financial Institution
16 1,007 (10.96%) Investment Management
17 1,006 (10.95%) Windows
18 1,005 (10.94%) Python
19 1,001 (10.89%) SQL Server
20 950 (10.34%) TDD
21 946 (10.29%) Computer Science
22 919 (10.00%) Low Latency
23 916 (9.97%) Project Management
24 906 (9.86%) Scrum
25 882 (9.60%) Fintech
26 877 (9.54%) Oracle
27 870 (9.47%) AngularJS
28 867 (9.43%) HTML
29 846 (9.21%) Microsoft
30 845 (9.19%) Front Office

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 237 (2.58%) Tomcat
2 228 (2.48%) Apache Spark
3 190 (2.07%) Apache
4 186 (2.02%) Confluence
5 146 (1.59%) SAS
6 127 (1.38%) IIS
7 121 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
8 119 (1.29%) SharePoint
9 114 (1.24%) JBoss
10 110 (1.20%) WebSphere
11 109 (1.19%) Ethereum
12 84 (0.91%) MS Exchange
13 64 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
14 59 (0.64%) Mule
15 53 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 53 (0.58%) CMS
16 50 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 49 (0.53%) WebLogic
18 42 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
19 36 (0.39%) Drupal
Applications
1 329 (3.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 294 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
3 98 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 93 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 81 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
6 32 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 21 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 10 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.098%) SPSS
10 6 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.065%) HipChat
11 5 (0.054%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.033%) Mathcad
12 3 (0.033%) S-PLUS
13 2 (0.022%) EViews
13 2 (0.022%) FreeHand
13 2 (0.022%) InDesign
13 2 (0.022%) InVision
13 2 (0.022%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.022%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 84 (0.91%) Distributed Ledger
2 59 (0.64%) thinkFolio
3 36 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 28 (0.30%) Temenos T24
5 24 (0.26%) Markit EDM
6 19 (0.21%) Front Arena
7 17 (0.18%) SAP CO
7 17 (0.18%) SAP FI
7 17 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
7 17 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
8 16 (0.17%) Summit
9 14 (0.15%) Actimize
9 14 (0.15%) Eikon
10 13 (0.14%) Magento
11 12 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
11 12 (0.13%) FLEXCUBE
12 11 (0.12%) ION MarketView
12 11 (0.12%) SAP MM
13 10 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 9 (0.098%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 772 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
2 522 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 250 (2.72%) SaaS
4 249 (2.71%) GitHub
5 151 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
6 149 (1.62%) Office 365
7 111 (1.21%) PaaS
8 77 (0.84%) IaaS
9 76 (0.83%) Amazon S3
10 72 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
11 65 (0.71%) Slack
12 54 (0.59%) npm
13 51 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
14 43 (0.47%) OpenShift
15 34 (0.37%) Serverless
16 33 (0.36%) Trello
17 26 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
18 25 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
19 22 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
20 20 (0.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 178 (1.94%) Firewall
2 162 (1.76%) LAN
3 158 (1.72%) WAN
4 117 (1.27%) DNS
5 114 (1.24%) TCP/IP
6 108 (1.18%) Internet
7 90 (0.98%) HTTP
8 87 (0.95%) DHCP
9 82 (0.89%) Wireless
10 73 (0.79%) Network Security
11 65 (0.71%) FIX Connectivity
12 62 (0.67%) MPLS
13 57 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
14 54 (0.59%) BGP
14 54 (0.59%) VPN
15 50 (0.54%) OSPF
16 44 (0.48%) SSL
17 40 (0.44%) Unified Communications
18 38 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
19 36 (0.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,074 (11.69%) Big Data
2 1,001 (10.89%) SQL Server
3 544 (5.92%) Blockchain
4 522 (5.68%) NoSQL
5 407 (4.43%) Relational Database
6 313 (3.41%) MongoDB
7 286 (3.11%) MySQL
8 267 (2.91%) Hadoop
9 260 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
10 253 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 242 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 188 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
13 174 (1.89%) Oracle Database
14 170 (1.85%) DB2
15 153 (1.66%) Redis
16 135 (1.47%) RDBMS
17 132 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
18 106 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 90 (0.98%) Data Lake
20 72 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 605 (6.58%) Git (software)
2 519 (5.65%) Jenkins
3 404 (4.40%) JIRA
4 384 (4.18%) Maven
5 255 (2.77%) Selenium
6 210 (2.29%) JUnit
7 190 (2.07%) Subversion
8 188 (2.05%) Cucumber
9 158 (1.72%) TeamCity
10 126 (1.37%) NUnit
11 117 (1.27%) Gradle
12 106 (1.15%) Mocha
13 99 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
14 90 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
15 88 (0.96%) Visual Studio
16 87 (0.95%) Eclipse
16 87 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
17 82 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
18 80 (0.87%) Rhino Mocks
19 77 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6,867 (74.72%) Finance
2 2,655 (28.89%) Investment Banking
3 1,055 (11.48%) Financial Institution
4 845 (9.19%) Front Office
5 597 (6.50%) Retail
6 542 (5.90%) Telecoms
7 480 (5.22%) Retail Banking
8 429 (4.67%) Law
9 327 (3.56%) Legal
10 284 (3.09%) Back Office
11 261 (2.84%) Marketing
12 222 (2.42%) Advertising
13 134 (1.46%) Corporate Banking
14 118 (1.28%) Games
14 118 (1.28%) German Language
15 100 (1.09%) French Language
16 94 (1.02%) Italian Language
17 88 (0.96%) Manufacturing
18 80 (0.87%) Private Banking
19 53 (0.58%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2,887 (31.41%) Developer
2 1,329 (14.46%) Analyst
3 965 (10.50%) Java Developer
4 616 (6.70%) C# Developer
5 588 (6.40%) Business Analyst
6 548 (5.96%) Consultant
7 541 (5.89%) Architect
8 496 (5.40%) Senior Developer
9 413 (4.49%) .NET Developer
10 385 (4.19%) Project Manager
11 323 (3.51%) Banking Analyst
12 307 (3.34%) C# .NET Developer
13 299 (3.25%) Applications Support
14 285 (3.10%) Junior
15 282 (3.07%) Software Engineer
16 254 (2.76%) SQL Developer
17 233 (2.54%) Solutions Architect
18 200 (2.18%) Junior Developer
19 188 (2.05%) Lead Developer
19 188 (2.05%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,246 (13.56%) .NET
2 870 (9.47%) AngularJS
3 867 (9.43%) HTML
4 667 (7.26%) Spring
5 640 (6.96%) CSS
6 590 (6.42%) Web Services
7 501 (5.45%) ASP.NET
7 501 (5.45%) React
8 498 (5.42%) RESTful
9 483 (5.26%) HTML5
10 472 (5.14%) REST
11 453 (4.93%) Node.js
12 363 (3.95%) XML
13 334 (3.63%) .NET Framework
14 310 (3.37%) WPF
15 304 (3.31%) jQuery
16 290 (3.16%) WCF
17 276 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 271 (2.95%) Hibernate
19 263 (2.86%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1,351 (14.70%) Analytical Skills
2 946 (10.29%) Computer Science
3 882 (9.60%) Fintech
4 687 (7.48%) Cyberthreat
5 555 (6.04%) Fixed Income
6 543 (5.91%) Equities
7 498 (5.42%) Greenfield Project
8 447 (4.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 446 (4.85%) Derivative
10 346 (3.76%) User Experience
11 344 (3.74%) Hedge funds
12 316 (3.44%) Management Information System
13 312 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
14 284 (3.09%) Data Centre
15 283 (3.08%) Mobile App
16 279 (3.04%) Algorithms
17 264 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
18 215 (2.34%) Data Structures
19 156 (1.70%) Virtual Team
20 138 (1.50%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1,125 (12.24%) Linux
2 1,006 (10.95%) Windows
3 833 (9.06%) Unix
4 242 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 129 (1.40%) Android
6 127 (1.38%) Windows 7
7 122 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 116 (1.26%) Apple iOS
9 102 (1.11%) Windows 10
10 98 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 95 (1.03%) Solaris
12 61 (0.66%) VMS
13 59 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 56 (0.61%) AIX
15 41 (0.45%) Ubuntu
16 36 (0.39%) CentOS
17 33 (0.36%) HPUX
18 13 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
19 12 (0.13%) Debian
19 12 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,971 (32.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1,658 (18.04%) Problem-Solving
3 1,357 (14.77%) Risk Management
4 1,007 (10.96%) Investment Management
5 950 (10.34%) TDD
6 919 (10.00%) Low Latency
7 916 (9.97%) Project Management
8 906 (9.86%) Scrum
9 833 (9.06%) Test Automation
10 824 (8.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 812 (8.84%) SDLC
12 810 (8.81%) Analytics
13 803 (8.74%) DevOps
14 740 (8.05%) OO
15 738 (8.03%) Strategic Thinking
16 702 (7.64%) Innovative Thinking
17 698 (7.60%) Software Engineering
18 671 (7.30%) Wealth Management
19 664 (7.23%) Change Management
20 634 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2,738 (29.79%) Java
2 2,403 (26.15%) SQL
3 1,364 (14.84%) C#
4 1,310 (14.25%) JavaScript
5 1,005 (10.94%) Python
6 653 (7.11%) C++
7 372 (4.05%) Java 8
8 333 (3.62%) PowerShell
9 327 (3.56%) Perl
10 296 (3.22%) Scala
11 284 (3.09%) Bash Shell
12 251 (2.73%) C
13 233 (2.54%) T-SQL
14 227 (2.47%) Ruby
15 220 (2.39%) Shell Script
16 181 (1.97%) VBA
17 180 (1.96%) PL/SQL
18 167 (1.82%) ES6
19 164 (1.78%) PHP
20 142 (1.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1,559 (16.96%) Degree
2 408 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 173 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
4 157 (1.71%) CISSP
5 148 (1.61%) Master's Degree
6 111 (1.21%) PMI Certification
7 104 (1.13%) PMP
8 101 (1.10%) CISM
9 96 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 95 (1.03%) CCNP
11 92 (1.00%) CCNA
12 82 (0.89%) CCIE
13 79 (0.86%) PhD
14 77 (0.84%) CISA
15 63 (0.69%) MCSE
16 60 (0.65%) ISTQB
17 53 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 51 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
19 43 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
20 41 (0.45%) CCIE Data Center
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 500 (5.44%) QA
2 150 (1.63%) SLA
3 147 (1.60%) Data Quality
4 124 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 123 (1.34%) PMO
6 113 (1.23%) MiFID
7 111 (1.21%) GDPR
8 99 (1.08%) PSD2
9 59 (0.64%) PCI DSS
10 58 (0.63%) SEPA
11 38 (0.41%) ISO 9001
12 31 (0.34%) COBIT
13 24 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 23 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
15 21 (0.23%) EMIR
16 19 (0.21%) IFRS
17 18 (0.20%) IFRS 9
17 18 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
18 15 (0.16%) FATCA
19 13 (0.14%) GCP
System Software
1 410 (4.46%) Docker
2 268 (2.92%) Active Directory
3 123 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 80 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
5 55 (0.60%) Hyper-V
6 30 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 26 (0.28%) vSphere
8 24 (0.26%) HDFS
9 23 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
10 22 (0.24%) XenApp
11 13 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
12 12 (0.13%) XenDesktop
13 10 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 10 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 9 (0.098%) ISA Server
15 8 (0.087%) Apache Flume
16 6 (0.065%) Oracle RAC
16 6 (0.065%) Virtual Servers
17 5 (0.054%) VirtualBox
17 5 (0.054%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 262 (2.85%) Ansible
2 206 (2.24%) Kubernetes
3 205 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
4 191 (2.08%) Puppet
5 96 (1.04%) SCCM
6 81 (0.88%) Terraform
7 57 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
8 38 (0.41%) Nagios
9 34 (0.37%) SCOM
10 30 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
11 27 (0.29%) Control-M
11 27 (0.29%) Packer
12 25 (0.27%) Kibana
13 17 (0.18%) WSUS
14 16 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
14 16 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
15 15 (0.16%) CFEngine
15 15 (0.16%) Icinga
15 15 (0.16%) Salt
16 14 (0.15%) Automic
Vendors
1 877 (9.54%) Oracle
2 846 (9.21%) Microsoft
3 284 (3.09%) Sybase
4 249 (2.71%) Cisco
5 197 (2.14%) IBM
6 190 (2.07%) VMware
7 182 (1.98%) Bloomberg
8 160 (1.74%) Splunk
9 139 (1.51%) Red Hat
10 134 (1.46%) Citrix
11 131 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
12 127 (1.38%) Google
13 115 (1.25%) Tableau
14 108 (1.18%) Reuters
14 108 (1.18%) SAP
15 106 (1.15%) F5
16 96 (1.04%) Adobe
17 83 (0.90%) AppDynamics
18 71 (0.77%) CheckPoint
19 69 (0.75%) Fidessa