Period
to 17 August 2017

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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 46 28
Rank change year-on-year +23 -18 +10
Permanent jobs citing Banking 14274 10758 14873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.11% 5.43% 6.85%
As % of the General category 18.97% 12.56% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7757 8416 11114
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

Banking is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 75252 85645 96810
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.74% 43.26% 44.56%
Number of salaries quoted 55931 70060 76552
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,750 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.57% +2.35% -

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 17 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Banking in the UK

Banking
Top 16 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 17 August 2017. 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 +25 13681 £62,500 +4.17% 977
London +12 11660 £65,000 - 764
UK excluding London -36 2542 £50,000 +5.26% 278
North of England -4 736 £50,000 +11.11% 68
North West +8 578 £50,000 +7.53% 43
Scotland -7 514 £52,500 - 60
South East -74 467 £50,000 +5.26% 57
Midlands +36 378 £52,500 +5.00% 19
South West +9 253 £50,000 +33.33% 32
East Midlands +93 192 £52,500 +31.25% 11
West Midlands -15 185 £44,250 -13.66% 8
East of England -68 175 £55,000 +5.77% 34
Yorkshire -69 146 £48,500 +7.78% 20
Northern Ireland +11 29 £38,750 +25.00% 6
Wales +5 24 £85,000 +112.50% 2
North East +11 12 £53,750 +123.96% 5

For the 6 months to 17 August 2017, IT jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Banking.

1 11417 (79.98%) Finance
2 6828 (47.84%) Investment Banking
3 5749 (40.28%) Retail
4 5013 (35.12%) Asset Management
5 4980 (34.89%) Retail Banking
6 4917 (34.45%) Wealth Management
7 4465 (31.28%) Agile Software Development
8 3961 (27.75%) Java
9 2888 (20.23%) SQL
10 2761 (19.34%) Analytical Skills
11 2046 (14.33%) SDLC
12 1980 (13.87%) Degree
13 1945 (13.63%) Oracle
14 1912 (13.39%) C#
15 1882 (13.18%) Project Management
16 1771 (12.41%) SQL Server
17 1763 (12.35%) .NET
18 1750 (12.26%) Front Office
19 1609 (11.27%) Linux
20 1558 (10.91%) Unix
21 1425 (9.98%) Scrum
22 1416 (9.92%) Windows
23 1412 (9.89%) Analytics
24 1383 (9.69%) Microsoft
25 1366 (9.57%) JavaScript
26 1303 (9.13%) Business Analysis
27 1291 (9.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
28 1276 (8.94%) Derivative
29 1267 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
30 1137 (7.97%) Multithreading

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
1 462 (3.24%) Tomcat
2 338 (2.37%) Apache
3 324 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 304 (2.13%) SAS
5 274 (1.92%) MS Exchange
6 260 (1.82%) WebSphere
7 252 (1.77%) JBoss
8 179 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 171 (1.20%) Apache Spark
10 170 (1.19%) Skype for Business
11 151 (1.06%) Confluence
12 144 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
13 141 (0.99%) IIS
14 120 (0.84%) WebLogic
15 118 (0.83%) CMS
16 96 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
17 88 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 80 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
19 67 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
20 60 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 617 (4.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 402 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
3 241 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 145 (1.02%) MS Visio
5 107 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
6 68 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 68 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 34 (0.24%) InVision
7 34 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 15 (0.11%) SPSS
9 14 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 7 (0.049%) Campfire
11 6 (0.042%) EngageOne
11 6 (0.042%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (0.028%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.021%) InDesign
13 3 (0.021%) UserZoom
13 3 (0.021%) UXPin
14 2 (0.014%) LaTeX
15 1 (0.007%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 125 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 99 (0.69%) Actimize
3 76 (0.53%) Temenos T24
4 63 (0.44%) ION MarketView
5 50 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
6 42 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
7 38 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 33 (0.23%) Markit EDM
9 27 (0.19%) RMDS
10 20 (0.14%) Misys Equation
11 17 (0.12%) WebTrends
12 16 (0.11%) SAP FI
13 14 (0.098%) SAP CO
13 14 (0.098%) SAP FI/CO
14 13 (0.091%) Hyperion Planning
15 12 (0.084%) Oracle BPM
15 12 (0.084%) Temenos Globus
15 12 (0.084%) Workday HCM
16 11 (0.077%) Endur
16 11 (0.077%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 439 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 285 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 202 (1.42%) GitHub
4 195 (1.37%) SaaS
5 136 (0.95%) IaaS
6 101 (0.71%) Office 365
7 68 (0.48%) PaaS
8 37 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
9 28 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
9 28 (0.20%) OpenShift
10 18 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
11 15 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
12 14 (0.098%) Dynamics 365
13 13 (0.091%) IBM Cloud
14 12 (0.084%) IBM Blueworks
14 12 (0.084%) SuccessFactors
14 12 (0.084%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 11 (0.077%) iPaaS
16 10 (0.070%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 377 (2.64%) Firewall
2 202 (1.42%) Internet
3 196 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 154 (1.08%) Skype
5 148 (1.04%) DNS
6 126 (0.88%) HTTP
7 113 (0.79%) Wireless
8 111 (0.78%) WAN
9 97 (0.68%) Network Security
10 94 (0.66%) VoIP
11 91 (0.64%) LAN
12 86 (0.60%) Intranet
13 81 (0.57%) OSPF
14 80 (0.56%) VPN
15 79 (0.55%) BGP
16 78 (0.55%) SAN
17 75 (0.53%) SSL
18 71 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
19 67 (0.47%) EIGRP
20 61 (0.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1771 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 535 (3.75%) Relational Database
3 468 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
4 467 (3.27%) Big Data
5 341 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 334 (2.34%) Hadoop
7 327 (2.29%) NoSQL
8 303 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 279 (1.95%) Oracle Database
10 270 (1.89%) MySQL
11 263 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 224 (1.57%) RDBMS
13 215 (1.51%) BusinessObjects
14 200 (1.40%) MongoDB
15 192 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
16 184 (1.29%) Blockchain
17 156 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
18 153 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
19 129 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 127 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 699 (4.90%) JIRA
2 586 (4.11%) TeamCity
3 513 (3.59%) Maven
4 452 (3.17%) Git (software)
5 410 (2.87%) Subversion
6 362 (2.54%) Jenkins
7 326 (2.28%) JUnit
8 232 (1.63%) Selenium
9 210 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 167 (1.17%) Visual Studio
11 151 (1.06%) NUnit
12 147 (1.03%) Hudson
13 141 (0.99%) Cucumber
14 137 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
15 121 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
16 118 (0.83%) Ant
17 116 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
18 106 (0.74%) MSBuild
19 104 (0.73%) MSTest
20 102 (0.71%) Gradle
General
1 11417 (79.98%) Finance
2 6828 (47.84%) Investment Banking
3 5749 (40.28%) Retail
4 4980 (34.89%) Retail Banking
5 1750 (12.26%) Front Office
6 663 (4.64%) Financial Institution
7 519 (3.64%) Marketing
8 492 (3.45%) Telecoms
9 473 (3.31%) Legal
10 431 (3.02%) Back Office
11 216 (1.51%) Corporate Banking
12 200 (1.40%) Private Banking
13 122 (0.85%) Manufacturing
14 120 (0.84%) Law
15 114 (0.80%) German Language
16 111 (0.78%) Electronics
17 98 (0.69%) Games
18 82 (0.57%) Publishing
19 74 (0.52%) Advertising
20 73 (0.51%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 4006 (28.07%) Developer
2 2695 (18.88%) Analyst
3 1585 (11.10%) Java Developer
4 1409 (9.87%) Business Analyst
5 892 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 830 (5.81%) C# Developer
7 804 (5.63%) Architect
8 718 (5.03%) Consultant
9 590 (4.13%) .NET Developer
10 581 (4.07%) Software Engineer
11 549 (3.85%) Banking Analyst
12 534 (3.74%) Project Manager
13 452 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
14 429 (3.01%) C# .NET Developer
15 390 (2.73%) Support Analyst
16 385 (2.70%) Financial Analyst
17 371 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
18 368 (2.58%) IT Analyst
19 344 (2.41%) SQL Developer
20 300 (2.10%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1763 (12.35%) .NET
2 890 (6.24%) HTML
3 737 (5.16%) XML
4 709 (4.97%) Spring
5 668 (4.68%) Web Services
6 648 (4.54%) AngularJS
7 589 (4.13%) CSS
8 581 (4.07%) REST
9 571 (4.00%) ASP.NET
10 448 (3.14%) HTML5
11 428 (3.00%) SOAP
12 402 (2.82%) RESTful
13 373 (2.61%) Hibernate
14 357 (2.50%) FIX Protocol
15 351 (2.46%) WCF
16 344 (2.41%) WPF
17 332 (2.33%) Middleware
18 320 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
19 318 (2.23%) .NET Framework
20 313 (2.19%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2761 (19.34%) Analytical Skills
2 1291 (9.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1276 (8.94%) Derivative
4 981 (6.87%) Equities
5 923 (6.47%) Computer Science
6 867 (6.07%) Fixed Income
7 732 (5.13%) Fintech
8 704 (4.93%) User Experience
9 678 (4.75%) Management Information System
10 620 (4.34%) Greenfield Project
11 573 (4.01%) Enterprise Software
12 433 (3.03%) Credit Risk
13 411 (2.88%) Equity Derivative
14 343 (2.40%) Reference Data
15 255 (1.79%) Data Centre
16 244 (1.71%) Algorithms
17 231 (1.62%) Online Banking
18 213 (1.49%) Data Structures
19 210 (1.47%) Hedge funds
20 195 (1.37%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1609 (11.27%) Linux
2 1558 (10.91%) Unix
3 1416 (9.92%) Windows
4 451 (3.16%) Windows Server
5 322 (2.26%) Apple iOS
6 321 (2.25%) Android
7 284 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 212 (1.49%) Solaris
9 178 (1.25%) Windows 7
10 126 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 102 (0.71%) Mac OS X
12 64 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 50 (0.35%) Windows 10
14 48 (0.34%) CentOS
15 45 (0.32%) AIX
16 36 (0.25%) Ubuntu
17 14 (0.098%) Windows 8
17 14 (0.098%) Windows Server 2003
18 10 (0.070%) Fedora
18 10 (0.070%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 5013 (35.12%) Asset Management
2 4917 (34.45%) Wealth Management
3 4465 (31.28%) Agile Software Development
4 2046 (14.33%) SDLC
5 1882 (13.18%) Project Management
6 1425 (9.98%) Scrum
7 1412 (9.89%) Analytics
8 1303 (9.13%) Business Analysis
9 1267 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 1137 (7.97%) Multithreading
11 1095 (7.67%) OO
12 1080 (7.57%) Risk Management
13 1024 (7.17%) TDD
14 986 (6.91%) Software Engineering
15 985 (6.90%) Test Automation
16 939 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
17 919 (6.44%) Change Management
18 873 (6.12%) ITIL
19 860 (6.02%) DevOps
20 797 (5.58%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3961 (27.75%) Java
2 2888 (20.23%) SQL
3 1912 (13.39%) C#
4 1366 (9.57%) JavaScript
5 1029 (7.21%) Python
6 672 (4.71%) C++
7 465 (3.26%) Shell Script
8 444 (3.11%) PowerShell
9 433 (3.03%) Perl
10 365 (2.56%) PL/SQL
11 357 (2.50%) R
12 321 (2.25%) T-SQL
13 318 (2.23%) C
14 274 (1.92%) Bash Shell
15 223 (1.56%) Scala
16 156 (1.09%) VBA
17 149 (1.04%) PHP
18 141 (0.99%) Ruby
19 99 (0.69%) VB
20 94 (0.66%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1980 (13.87%) Degree
2 449 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 267 (1.87%) CISSP
4 210 (1.47%) CISM
5 189 (1.32%) Master's Degree
6 184 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
7 156 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 150 (1.05%) CCNP
9 146 (1.02%) CISA
10 138 (0.97%) ISEB
11 130 (0.91%) MCSE
12 124 (0.87%) ISTQB
13 100 (0.70%) PMI Certification
14 95 (0.67%) CCIE
15 90 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
16 88 (0.62%) CCA
16 88 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
17 78 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
18 77 (0.54%) PhD
19 72 (0.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 969 (6.79%) QA
2 256 (1.79%) MiFID
3 242 (1.70%) PMO
4 176 (1.23%) SLA
5 114 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 113 (0.79%) Data Quality
7 109 (0.76%) Basel III
8 97 (0.68%) EMIR
9 93 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
10 77 (0.54%) PCI DSS
11 70 (0.49%) SEPA
12 56 (0.39%) COBIT
13 54 (0.38%) GDPR
14 51 (0.36%) ISO 9001
15 44 (0.31%) ISO 20022
16 41 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 34 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 25 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
19 20 (0.14%) IFRS
20 12 (0.084%) FATCA
System Software
1 455 (3.19%) Active Directory
2 149 (1.04%) Docker
3 136 (0.95%) XenApp
4 132 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 111 (0.78%) XenDesktop
6 47 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
7 30 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
8 26 (0.18%) Firmware
9 24 (0.17%) vSphere
10 23 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
11 21 (0.15%) Hyper-V
11 21 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 20 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
13 19 (0.13%) XenServer
14 17 (0.12%) Postfix
15 13 (0.091%) HDFS
16 12 (0.084%) Microsoft App-V
17 10 (0.070%) NFS
18 9 (0.063%) Apache Flume
19 7 (0.049%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 237 (1.66%) Puppet
2 207 (1.45%) SCCM
3 205 (1.44%) Ansible
3 205 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
4 90 (0.63%) AirWatch
5 76 (0.53%) Nagios
6 72 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
7 67 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
8 62 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
9 61 (0.43%) Nessus
10 60 (0.42%) PowerBroker
11 57 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
12 55 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
13 52 (0.36%) Control-M
14 40 (0.28%) Opsview
15 33 (0.23%) Kubernetes
16 31 (0.22%) Salt
17 27 (0.19%) WSUS
18 25 (0.18%) Kibana
18 25 (0.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1945 (13.63%) Oracle
2 1383 (9.69%) Microsoft
3 426 (2.98%) Murex
4 366 (2.56%) VMware
5 346 (2.42%) Sybase
6 300 (2.10%) Cisco
7 299 (2.09%) IBM
8 290 (2.03%) Red Hat
9 277 (1.94%) Citrix
10 274 (1.92%) SAP
11 246 (1.72%) Tableau
12 234 (1.64%) Splunk
13 192 (1.35%) ION Trading
14 190 (1.33%) Cognizant
15 168 (1.18%) ServiceNow
16 164 (1.15%) McAfee
17 140 (0.98%) Bloomberg
18 139 (0.97%) TIBCO
19 136 (0.95%) Apple
19 136 (0.95%) Palo Alto