Period
to 18 October 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 21 44
Rank change year-on-year -21 +23 -16
Permanent jobs citing Banking 9,258 15,541 10,590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.63% 8.89% 5.52%
As % of the General category 13.77% 20.20% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6,295 7,616 8,486
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 67,240 76,927 82,558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.88% 44.00% 43.07%
Number of salaries quoted 51,745 55,911 67,408
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 October 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 October 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 -21 8,732 £65,000 - 905
London -15 7,069 £70,000 +3.70% 638
UK excluding London -12 2,103 £50,000 - 343
North of England +7 798 £50,000 - 137
North West +5 585 £52,500 +5.00% 93
South East -4 439 £52,500 - 55
Scotland -15 373 £52,500 +4.48% 66
Midlands -80 209 £47,500 -13.64% 38
Yorkshire +55 180 £42,500 -5.56% 41
East Midlands -31 125 £48,750 -11.36% 13
East of England -4 116 £58,750 +6.82% 15
South West -92 97 £55,000 +10.00% 22
West Midlands -89 84 £47,500 -13.64% 25
Wales +36 63 £35,000 -58.82% 3
North East +6 33 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Northern Ireland -3 12 £63,750 +70.00% 7
Channel Islands - 5 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 6,712 (72.50%) Finance
2 2,799 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
3 2,756 (29.77%) Investment Banking
4 2,656 (28.69%) Java
5 2,571 (27.77%) SQL
6 1,714 (18.51%) Problem-Solving
7 1,426 (15.40%) Degree
8 1,423 (15.37%) JavaScript
9 1,421 (15.35%) Risk Management
10 1,303 (14.07%) C#
11 1,288 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
12 1,201 (12.97%) Big Data
13 1,167 (12.61%) .NET
14 1,165 (12.58%) Python
15 1,121 (12.11%) Linux
16 1,106 (11.95%) Financial Institution
17 1,098 (11.86%) SQL Server
18 1,097 (11.85%) Investment Management
19 1,095 (11.83%) Windows
20 984 (10.63%) Oracle
21 976 (10.54%) Low Latency
22 926 (10.00%) Microsoft
23 907 (9.80%) HTML
24 891 (9.62%) TDD
25 870 (9.40%) AngularJS
26 853 (9.21%) Computer Science
27 843 (9.11%) Fintech
28 835 (9.02%) DevOps
29 822 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
30 821 (8.87%) Strategic Thinking

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
1 224 (2.42%) Apache Spark
2 203 (2.19%) Confluence
3 195 (2.11%) Apache
4 163 (1.76%) Tomcat
5 133 (1.44%) IIS
6 125 (1.35%) SAS
7 122 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 121 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
9 119 (1.29%) MS Exchange
10 99 (1.07%) SharePoint
11 96 (1.04%) JBoss
12 81 (0.87%) CMS
13 76 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
14 70 (0.76%) Ethereum
15 39 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 36 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 30 (0.32%) Mule
18 29 (0.31%) WebLogic
19 26 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
20 25 (0.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 351 (3.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 325 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
3 130 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 95 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 58 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
6 32 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (0.19%) SPSS
8 15 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 13 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 13 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (0.097%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.043%) UserZoom
12 3 (0.032%) EViews
12 3 (0.032%) GNU Octave
12 3 (0.032%) InVision
13 2 (0.022%) InDesign
13 2 (0.022%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.022%) PrintSoft PReS
14 1 (0.011%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.011%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 90 (0.97%) thinkFolio
2 45 (0.49%) Markit EDM
3 35 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
4 34 (0.37%) Front Arena
5 28 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
6 24 (0.26%) Actimize
7 20 (0.22%) SAP CO
7 20 (0.22%) SAP FI
7 20 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
8 19 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
9 15 (0.16%) Temenos T24
10 14 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
11 12 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
11 12 (0.13%) SAP MM
12 11 (0.12%) LatentZero
12 11 (0.12%) SAP BPC
12 11 (0.12%) SAP FS
13 10 (0.11%) ION MarketView
13 10 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
14 9 (0.097%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 799 (8.63%) Amazon AWS
2 632 (6.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 229 (2.47%) Office 365
4 216 (2.33%) SaaS
5 184 (1.99%) GitHub
6 134 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 111 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
8 80 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
9 77 (0.83%) Amazon S3
10 72 (0.78%) PaaS
11 63 (0.68%) npm
12 60 (0.65%) IaaS
13 37 (0.40%) OpenShift
14 33 (0.36%) Serverless
15 28 (0.30%) Slack
16 20 (0.22%) Yarn
17 18 (0.19%) CloudBees
18 16 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 16 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
19 15 (0.16%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 260 (2.81%) Firewall
2 224 (2.42%) LAN
3 223 (2.41%) WAN
4 176 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 128 (1.38%) Internet
6 122 (1.32%) DNS
7 109 (1.18%) HTTP
8 100 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 98 (1.06%) MPLS
10 97 (1.05%) Wireless
11 88 (0.95%) BGP
12 84 (0.91%) DHCP
13 79 (0.85%) OSPF
14 77 (0.83%) SAN
15 70 (0.76%) VPN
16 69 (0.75%) Network Security
17 60 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
18 57 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
19 55 (0.59%) EIGRP
20 52 (0.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,201 (12.97%) Big Data
2 1,098 (11.86%) SQL Server
3 553 (5.97%) Relational Database
4 408 (4.41%) NoSQL
5 334 (3.61%) MongoDB
6 321 (3.47%) Hadoop
7 318 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
8 301 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 290 (3.13%) MySQL
10 267 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 260 (2.81%) Blockchain
12 183 (1.98%) RDBMS
13 162 (1.75%) DB2
14 155 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
15 136 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 134 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
17 126 (1.36%) Redis
18 114 (1.23%) Oracle Database
19 98 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
20 93 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 524 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 447 (4.83%) Jenkins
3 400 (4.32%) JIRA
4 312 (3.37%) Maven
5 261 (2.82%) Selenium
6 193 (2.08%) Cucumber
7 172 (1.86%) JUnit
8 156 (1.69%) TeamCity
9 142 (1.53%) Subversion
10 101 (1.09%) Visual Studio
11 99 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
12 96 (1.04%) Gradle
13 91 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
14 90 (0.97%) Mocha
15 76 (0.82%) JMeter
16 63 (0.68%) Eclipse
16 63 (0.68%) WebDriver
17 61 (0.66%) Jasmine
17 61 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
17 61 (0.66%) webpack
General
1 6,712 (72.50%) Finance
2 2,756 (29.77%) Investment Banking
3 1,106 (11.95%) Financial Institution
4 819 (8.85%) Front Office
5 517 (5.58%) Retail
6 466 (5.03%) Law
7 460 (4.97%) Telecoms
8 404 (4.36%) Retail Banking
9 303 (3.27%) Back Office
10 289 (3.12%) Marketing
11 227 (2.45%) Legal
12 171 (1.85%) Corporate Banking
13 149 (1.61%) Advertising
14 143 (1.54%) Private Banking
15 124 (1.34%) Games
16 103 (1.11%) German Language
17 102 (1.10%) French Language
18 90 (0.97%) Italian Language
19 65 (0.70%) Electronics
20 57 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2,865 (30.95%) Developer
2 1,411 (15.24%) Analyst
3 828 (8.94%) Java Developer
4 548 (5.92%) Architect
5 520 (5.62%) Business Analyst
6 510 (5.51%) Senior Developer
7 498 (5.38%) C# Developer
8 479 (5.17%) Consultant
9 421 (4.55%) .NET Developer
10 376 (4.06%) Project Manager
11 355 (3.83%) Banking Analyst
12 345 (3.73%) Applications Support
13 314 (3.39%) SQL Developer
14 267 (2.88%) C# .NET Developer
15 263 (2.84%) Support Analyst
16 249 (2.69%) Junior
17 228 (2.46%) Senior Analyst
18 221 (2.39%) Solutions Architect
19 202 (2.18%) Support Engineer
20 193 (2.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,167 (12.61%) .NET
2 907 (9.80%) HTML
3 870 (9.40%) AngularJS
4 662 (7.15%) CSS
5 644 (6.96%) Spring
6 577 (6.23%) Web Services
7 501 (5.41%) React
8 499 (5.39%) REST
9 487 (5.26%) RESTful
10 447 (4.83%) HTML5
11 412 (4.45%) ASP.NET
12 406 (4.39%) Node.js
13 330 (3.56%) XML
14 274 (2.96%) .NET Framework
15 273 (2.95%) Kafka
16 255 (2.75%) JSON
17 247 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
18 242 (2.61%) jQuery
19 241 (2.60%) Spring Boot
20 231 (2.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1,288 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
2 853 (9.21%) Computer Science
3 843 (9.11%) Fintech
4 794 (8.58%) Cyberthreat
5 569 (6.15%) Fixed Income
6 531 (5.74%) Equities
7 479 (5.17%) Derivative
8 459 (4.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 443 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
10 418 (4.52%) Hedge funds
11 354 (3.82%) User Experience
12 333 (3.60%) Mobile App
13 261 (2.82%) Data Centre
14 257 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
15 256 (2.77%) Management Information System
16 254 (2.74%) Algorithms
17 221 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
18 197 (2.13%) Data Structures
19 170 (1.84%) Online Banking
20 142 (1.53%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1,121 (12.11%) Linux
2 1,095 (11.83%) Windows
3 745 (8.05%) Unix
4 290 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 159 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 140 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 138 (1.49%) Android
8 126 (1.36%) Windows 7
9 109 (1.18%) Windows 10
10 99 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 91 (0.98%) Solaris
12 66 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 53 (0.57%) CentOS
14 52 (0.56%) VMS
15 43 (0.46%) Mac OS X
16 41 (0.44%) AIX
17 35 (0.38%) Ubuntu
18 29 (0.31%) HPUX
19 25 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
20 19 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,799 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1,714 (18.51%) Problem-Solving
3 1,421 (15.35%) Risk Management
4 1,097 (11.85%) Investment Management
5 976 (10.54%) Low Latency
6 891 (9.62%) TDD
7 835 (9.02%) DevOps
8 822 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 821 (8.87%) Strategic Thinking
10 817 (8.82%) Scrum
11 816 (8.81%) Project Management
12 807 (8.72%) Analytics
13 791 (8.54%) Innovative Thinking
14 778 (8.40%) Test Automation
15 684 (7.39%) SDLC
16 660 (7.13%) Microservices
17 658 (7.11%) Software Engineering
18 642 (6.93%) Wealth Management
19 620 (6.70%) ITIL
20 619 (6.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2,656 (28.69%) Java
2 2,571 (27.77%) SQL
3 1,423 (15.37%) JavaScript
4 1,303 (14.07%) C#
5 1,165 (12.58%) Python
6 752 (8.12%) C++
7 378 (4.08%) PowerShell
8 349 (3.77%) Perl
9 346 (3.74%) Java 8
10 311 (3.36%) Scala
11 285 (3.08%) T-SQL
12 280 (3.02%) C
13 275 (2.97%) Bash Shell
14 253 (2.73%) Ruby
15 252 (2.72%) PL/SQL
16 208 (2.25%) VBA
17 193 (2.08%) Shell Script
18 166 (1.79%) ES6
19 159 (1.72%) PHP
20 153 (1.65%) R
Qualifications
1 1,426 (15.40%) Degree
2 384 (4.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 221 (2.39%) CISSP
4 211 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
5 152 (1.64%) CCNP
6 123 (1.33%) Master's Degree
7 107 (1.16%) CCIE
8 102 (1.10%) ISTQB
9 94 (1.02%) CCNA
10 91 (0.98%) CISM
11 90 (0.97%) PMI Certification
12 85 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 81 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
14 78 (0.84%) PhD
15 73 (0.79%) PMP
16 71 (0.77%) CISMP
16 71 (0.77%) CompTIA Security+
17 69 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
18 61 (0.66%) CISA
19 57 (0.62%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 470 (5.08%) QA
2 166 (1.79%) SLA
3 164 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 127 (1.37%) GDPR
5 125 (1.35%) Data Quality
6 124 (1.34%) PMO
7 80 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 80 (0.86%) MiFID
8 68 (0.73%) SEPA
9 58 (0.63%) PSD2
10 46 (0.50%) IFRS
11 39 (0.42%) COBIT
12 34 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
13 33 (0.36%) PCI DSS
14 31 (0.33%) Solvency II
15 27 (0.29%) ISO 9001
16 25 (0.27%) IFRS 9
17 21 (0.23%) FATCA
18 20 (0.22%) ISO 20022
19 16 (0.17%) EMIR
System Software
1 397 (4.29%) Docker
2 341 (3.68%) Active Directory
3 165 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 110 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
5 58 (0.63%) vSphere
6 42 (0.45%) Hyper-V
7 40 (0.43%) HDFS
8 32 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 31 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
10 26 (0.28%) XenApp
11 23 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
12 22 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
12 22 (0.24%) XenDesktop
13 16 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
14 15 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 15 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 10 (0.11%) ISA Server
15 10 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 9 (0.097%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 7 (0.076%) Xen
Systems Management
1 267 (2.88%) Ansible
2 241 (2.60%) Kubernetes
3 169 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
4 167 (1.80%) Puppet
5 145 (1.57%) SCCM
6 83 (0.90%) Terraform
7 68 (0.73%) Control-M
8 48 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
9 40 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
10 38 (0.41%) SCOM
11 36 (0.39%) Nagios
12 35 (0.38%) WSUS
13 31 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
14 24 (0.26%) Salt
15 22 (0.24%) Grafana
16 20 (0.22%) Kibana
17 19 (0.21%) IBM BigFix
18 18 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
19 17 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
19 17 (0.18%) Mesos
Vendors
1 984 (10.63%) Oracle
2 926 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 294 (3.18%) Cisco
4 256 (2.77%) Sybase
5 226 (2.44%) VMware
6 218 (2.35%) IBM
7 191 (2.06%) Citrix
8 167 (1.80%) Splunk
9 155 (1.67%) Google
9 155 (1.67%) Red Hat
10 149 (1.61%) SAP
11 133 (1.44%) Bloomberg
12 132 (1.43%) Tableau
13 122 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
14 107 (1.16%) Reuters
15 102 (1.10%) F5
16 89 (0.96%) AppDynamics
17 83 (0.90%) CheckPoint
18 78 (0.84%) Calypso
19 77 (0.83%) Palo Alto