Period
to

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 25 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 55 78 62
Rank change year-on-year +23 -16 -10
Permanent jobs citing Banking 9,835 4,129 3,502
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.58% 3.95% 4.37%
As % of the General category 8.48% 7.03% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4,711 2,729 2,670
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £44,425
25th Percentile £55,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,647 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.14% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £95,000 £96,330 £98,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £115,000 £120,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +5.50%

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 116,027 58,725 43,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 65.81% 56.19% 54.36%
Number of salaries quoted 53,326 38,049 33,767
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,994
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Banking in the UK

Banking
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Banking.

Salary trend for Banking in the UK

Banking
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Banking over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

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 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England +18 8,202 £75,000 -2.60% 589
London +4 6,442 £80,000 - 440
Work from Home +65 4,356 £73,725 +1.69% 194
UK excluding London +73 2,303 £60,000 +4.35% 197
North of England +84 605 £56,407 -4.04% 66
Scotland +46 573 £60,000 +9.09% 41
South East -4 572 £78,750 +31.25% 31
North West +86 369 £55,000 -8.33% 36
South West +70 240 £63,956 -1.61% 21
Yorkshire +19 190 £61,500 +4.68% 23
Midlands +22 180 £55,000 +3.77% 26
West Midlands +69 163 £56,000 +6.67% 21
Wales +30 71 £58,611 +69.89% 3
East of England -40 53 £70,000 +34.62% 6
North East -9 46 £60,000 +32.32% 7
East Midlands -54 17 £51,250 -4.21% 4
Northern Ireland -16 13 £40,000 +11.11% 5

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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 6,369 (64.76%) Finance
2 4,669 (47.47%) Agile
3 2,642 (26.86%) Social Skills
4 2,580 (26.23%) Java
5 2,387 (24.27%) Software Engineering
6 2,356 (23.96%) AWS
7 2,135 (21.71%) DevOps
8 1,973 (20.06%) Azure
9 1,912 (19.44%) SQL
10 1,803 (18.33%) CI/CD
11 1,746 (17.75%) Kubernetes
12 1,730 (17.59%) Python
13 1,720 (17.49%) Docker
14 1,712 (17.41%) Microservices
15 1,586 (16.13%) Fintech
16 1,525 (15.51%) Problem-Solving
17 1,460 (14.84%) GCP
18 1,441 (14.65%) JavaScript
19 1,397 (14.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
20 1,391 (14.14%) Git (software)
21 1,327 (13.49%) Test Automation
22 1,302 (13.24%) Scrum
23 1,279 (13.00%) Retail
24 1,236 (12.57%) Jenkins
25 1,219 (12.39%) React
26 1,205 (12.25%) Mentoring
27 1,193 (12.13%) TDD
28 1,178 (11.98%) Kafka
29 1,163 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
30 1,162 (11.81%) Analytics

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
1 438 (4.45%) Confluence
2 226 (2.30%) Apache Spark
3 191 (1.94%) SAS
4 135 (1.37%) CMS
5 121 (1.23%) Tomcat
6 115 (1.17%) SharePoint
7 100 (1.02%) Apache
8 97 (0.99%) Apache Airflow
9 90 (0.92%) WebSphere
10 85 (0.86%) JBoss
11 70 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
12 57 (0.58%) IIS
13 55 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
14 53 (0.54%) WebLogic
15 48 (0.49%) GemFire
16 39 (0.40%) Hyperledger
17 34 (0.35%) Ethereum
18 33 (0.34%) Camunda
18 33 (0.34%) MS Exchange
19 26 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 264 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 247 (2.51%) Microsoft Office
3 132 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 69 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 57 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
6 51 (0.52%) Sketch
7 22 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
8 21 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 19 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
10 15 (0.15%) InVision
11 14 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
12 13 (0.13%) Chatbot
13 12 (0.12%) Photoshop
14 10 (0.10%) CINEMA 4D
15 4 (0.041%) Adobe XD
16 3 (0.031%) Acrobat
16 3 (0.031%) InDesign
16 3 (0.031%) UserZoom
16 3 (0.031%) Vensim
17 1 (0.010%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 73 (0.74%) Temenos T24
2 68 (0.69%) Distributed Ledger
3 59 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
4 44 (0.45%) R3 Corda
5 37 (0.38%) Fidessa
6 31 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
7 26 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
8 16 (0.16%) Workday HCM
9 9 (0.092%) Loan IQ
9 9 (0.092%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 8 (0.081%) FLEXCUBE
10 8 (0.081%) Shopify
10 8 (0.081%) Summit
11 7 (0.071%) SessionCam
11 7 (0.071%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 7 (0.071%) WebTrends
12 5 (0.051%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 5 (0.051%) Teamcenter
13 4 (0.041%) SAP CO
13 4 (0.041%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2,356 (23.96%) AWS
2 1,973 (20.06%) Azure
3 1,460 (14.84%) GCP
4 463 (4.71%) GitHub
5 453 (4.61%) Serverless
6 353 (3.59%) SaaS
7 295 (3.00%) Power Platform
8 274 (2.79%) AWS Lambda
9 251 (2.55%) Amazon Kinesis
10 229 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
11 170 (1.73%) Amazon S3
12 167 (1.70%) PaaS
13 163 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
14 159 (1.62%) Stripe
15 156 (1.59%) Microsoft 365
16 133 (1.35%) Google Kubernetes Engine
17 132 (1.34%) Snowflake
18 130 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
19 127 (1.29%) IaaS
20 125 (1.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 232 (2.36%) Internet
2 219 (2.23%) Firewall
3 188 (1.91%) PPP
4 154 (1.57%) DNS
5 127 (1.29%) Network Security
6 99 (1.01%) WAN
7 86 (0.87%) LAN
8 73 (0.74%) HTTP
9 70 (0.71%) BGP
10 68 (0.69%) TCP/IP
10 68 (0.69%) VPN
11 67 (0.68%) DHCP
12 66 (0.67%) SSL
13 40 (0.41%) SNA
13 40 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
14 36 (0.37%) Cisco Firepower
14 36 (0.37%) Multicast
15 29 (0.29%) SD-WAN
16 28 (0.28%) Skype
16 28 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 722 (7.34%) NoSQL
2 670 (6.81%) PostgreSQL
3 467 (4.75%) SQL Server
4 447 (4.54%) Relational Database
5 333 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
6 259 (2.63%) Big Data
7 255 (2.59%) Power BI
8 237 (2.41%) Redis
9 223 (2.27%) MongoDB
10 181 (1.84%) Hadoop
11 179 (1.82%) MySQL
12 173 (1.76%) Tableau
13 171 (1.74%) RDBMS
14 154 (1.57%) Data Lake
15 145 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 118 (1.20%) BigQuery
17 108 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 105 (1.07%) Amazon Athena
18 105 (1.07%) CockroachDB
19 100 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1,391 (14.14%) Git (software)
2 1,236 (12.57%) Jenkins
3 714 (7.26%) JIRA
4 381 (3.87%) Gradle
5 367 (3.73%) Selenium
6 328 (3.34%) Cucumber
7 237 (2.41%) SonarQube
8 229 (2.33%) Maven
9 194 (1.97%) Bitbucket
10 178 (1.81%) JUnit
10 178 (1.81%) Sonatype Nexus
11 171 (1.74%) Mockito
12 170 (1.73%) Cypress.io
13 146 (1.48%) CircleCI
14 118 (1.20%) GitLab
15 115 (1.17%) Artifactory
16 100 (1.02%) webpack
17 98 (1.00%) Postman
18 95 (0.97%) TeamCity
19 89 (0.90%) Appium
General
1 6,369 (64.76%) Finance
2 2,642 (26.86%) Social Skills
3 1,397 (14.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 1,279 (13.00%) Retail
5 1,163 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
6 828 (8.42%) Investment Banking
7 567 (5.77%) Law
8 493 (5.01%) Marketing
9 438 (4.45%) Retail Banking
10 371 (3.77%) Legal
11 345 (3.51%) Financial Institution
12 332 (3.38%) Front Office
13 267 (2.71%) Organisational Skills
14 254 (2.58%) Telecoms
15 237 (2.41%) Presentation Skills
16 232 (2.36%) Games
17 189 (1.92%) Public Sector
18 176 (1.79%) Police
19 161 (1.64%) Influencing Skills
20 90 (0.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,655 (16.83%) Developer
2 1,272 (12.93%) Software Engineer
3 1,001 (10.18%) Analyst
4 746 (7.59%) Architect
5 418 (4.25%) Java Developer
6 376 (3.82%) DevOps Engineer
7 369 (3.75%) Senior Software Engineer
8 355 (3.61%) Java Engineer
9 331 (3.37%) Business Analyst
10 325 (3.30%) Senior Manager
11 306 (3.11%) Senior Developer
12 284 (2.89%) Project Manager
13 270 (2.75%) Solutions Architect
14 238 (2.42%) Data Engineer
15 220 (2.24%) Applications Engineer
16 202 (2.05%) Full Stack Developer
17 194 (1.97%) Security Architect
18 186 (1.89%) Consultant
19 184 (1.87%) Cloud Engineer
20 183 (1.86%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,219 (12.39%) React
2 1,178 (11.98%) Kafka
3 885 (9.00%) Spring
4 855 (8.69%) RESTful
5 805 (8.19%) Node.js
6 792 (8.05%) Spring Boot
7 681 (6.92%) REST
8 651 (6.62%) .NET
9 633 (6.44%) HTML
10 597 (6.07%) CSS
11 458 (4.66%) Web Services
12 405 (4.12%) AngularJS
13 361 (3.67%) RabbitMQ
14 251 (2.55%) Redux
15 236 (2.40%) JSON
16 193 (1.96%) HTML5
17 183 (1.86%) React Native
18 178 (1.81%) XML
19 163 (1.66%) OAuth
20 157 (1.60%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 775 (7.88%) User Experience
2 674 (6.85%) Mobile App
3 487 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
4 415 (4.22%) Cloud Native
5 354 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
6 275 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 266 (2.70%) Public Cloud
7 266 (2.70%) Virtual Team
8 257 (2.61%) Credit Risk
9 249 (2.53%) Online Banking
10 238 (2.42%) Algorithms
11 228 (2.32%) Social Network
12 222 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 209 (2.13%) Data Centre
14 207 (2.10%) Derivative
15 203 (2.06%) Blockchain
16 174 (1.77%) Smart Meter
17 169 (1.72%) Data Structures
18 166 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
19 149 (1.51%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 764 (7.77%) Linux
2 559 (5.68%) Windows
3 421 (4.28%) Unix
4 419 (4.26%) Android
5 363 (3.69%) Apple iOS
6 107 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 83 (0.84%) Windows Server
8 63 (0.64%) Windows 10
9 51 (0.52%) Mac OS
10 49 (0.50%) Solaris
11 45 (0.46%) AIX
12 36 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 34 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
14 29 (0.29%) Windows 7
15 26 (0.26%) VMS
15 26 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
16 23 (0.23%) zOS
17 18 (0.18%) Mesosphere
18 14 (0.14%) Ubuntu
19 11 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,669 (47.47%) Agile
2 2,387 (24.27%) Software Engineering
3 2,135 (21.71%) DevOps
4 1,803 (18.33%) CI/CD
5 1,712 (17.41%) Microservices
6 1,586 (16.13%) Fintech
7 1,525 (15.51%) Problem-Solving
8 1,327 (13.49%) Test Automation
9 1,302 (13.24%) Scrum
10 1,205 (12.25%) Mentoring
11 1,193 (12.13%) TDD
12 1,162 (11.81%) Analytics
13 952 (9.68%) SDLC
14 893 (9.08%) Stakeholder Management
15 888 (9.03%) Coaching
16 876 (8.91%) Full Stack Development
17 806 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
18 801 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
19 781 (7.94%) Computer Science
20 721 (7.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2,580 (26.23%) Java
2 1,912 (19.44%) SQL
3 1,730 (17.59%) Python
4 1,441 (14.65%) JavaScript
5 780 (7.93%) C#
6 594 (6.04%) TypeScript
7 452 (4.60%) Kotlin
8 448 (4.56%) Go
9 407 (4.14%) Bash
10 348 (3.54%) Groovy
11 334 (3.40%) PowerShell
12 280 (2.85%) C
13 278 (2.83%) Scala
14 236 (2.40%) C++
15 172 (1.75%) Shell Script
16 168 (1.71%) R
17 167 (1.70%) T-SQL
18 159 (1.62%) Apple Swift
19 116 (1.18%) Rust
20 100 (1.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 932 (9.48%) Degree
2 190 (1.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 85 (0.86%) PMI Certification
4 78 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
5 77 (0.78%) OCP
6 72 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
7 60 (0.61%) ISTQB
8 59 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
9 58 (0.59%) CISSP
9 58 (0.59%) Master's Degree
10 49 (0.50%) PhD
11 44 (0.45%) AWS Certification
12 43 (0.44%) CISA
13 37 (0.38%) PMP
14 33 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
15 29 (0.29%) CCIE
16 28 (0.28%) CCNP
16 28 (0.28%) DBS Check
17 23 (0.23%) ICAEW
17 23 (0.23%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 582 (5.92%) QA
2 286 (2.91%) GDPR
3 231 (2.35%) NIST
4 227 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 193 (1.96%) Cyber Essentials
6 188 (1.91%) Accessibility
7 174 (1.77%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 156 (1.59%) SLA
9 148 (1.50%) Data Quality
10 102 (1.04%) PMO
11 51 (0.52%) ISO 20022
11 51 (0.52%) MiFID
11 51 (0.52%) SEPA
12 44 (0.45%) PCI DSS
13 40 (0.41%) EMIR
14 33 (0.34%) IFRS
15 29 (0.29%) PSD2
16 28 (0.28%) GRC
16 28 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 20 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 1,720 (17.49%) Docker
2 205 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 102 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 69 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
5 50 (0.51%) Apache Flume
6 24 (0.24%) ProxySG
7 20 (0.20%) Hyper-V
8 16 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
9 15 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 14 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
11 12 (0.12%) vSphere
12 11 (0.11%) HDFS
12 11 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
12 11 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.061%) VMware NSX
13 6 (0.061%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.051%) Firmware
14 5 (0.051%) Samba
15 4 (0.041%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 3 (0.031%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1,746 (17.75%) Kubernetes
2 1,037 (10.54%) Terraform
3 522 (5.31%) Ansible
4 230 (2.34%) Istio
5 229 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
6 189 (1.92%) Puppet
7 102 (1.04%) Grafana
8 97 (0.99%) Prometheus
9 52 (0.53%) SCCM
10 49 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
11 44 (0.45%) Fortio
11 44 (0.45%) Kiali
11 44 (0.45%) Oozie
12 34 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
13 33 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
14 31 (0.32%) Argo
15 30 (0.31%) Kubeflow
16 29 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
16 29 (0.29%) Jamf Pro
17 26 (0.26%) Kibana
Vendors
1 674 (6.85%) Microsoft
2 614 (6.24%) Google
3 525 (5.34%) Oracle
4 204 (2.07%) TrueLayer
5 203 (2.06%) IBM
6 195 (1.98%) VMware
7 181 (1.84%) Cisco
8 164 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
9 161 (1.64%) Revolut
10 147 (1.49%) Splunk
11 144 (1.46%) Apple
12 130 (1.32%) Red Hat
13 111 (1.13%) Databricks
14 103 (1.05%) Facebook
15 96 (0.98%) ServiceNow
16 79 (0.80%) Sybase
17 78 (0.79%) Adobe
18 70 (0.71%) Bloomberg
19 67 (0.68%) Zopa
20 66 (0.67%) SAP