Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 37 27
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10 +8
Permanent jobs citing Banking 15434 10937 14814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.53% 5.79% 6.82%
As % of the General category 19.38% 13.54% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7746 8858 11011
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +2.56%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 79619 80804 97931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.01% 42.77% 45.06%
Number of salaries quoted 58159 65845 78267
UK median annual salary £50,198 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.40% - -
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 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 +17 14850 £62,500 - 996
London +11 12679 £67,500 - 811
UK excluding London -15 2684 £50,000 -4.76% 242
North of England +15 885 £50,000 - 63
North West +46 727 £50,000 - 40
Scotland -5 510 £52,500 -4.55% 48
South East -66 494 £52,500 +10.53% 57
Midlands +38 426 £55,000 -4.35% 12
West Midlands +20 246 £55,000 -4.35% 7
South West -15 224 £50,000 -9.09% 18
East Midlands +53 177 £60,000 -18.64% 5
East of England -90 140 £55,000 +10.00% 34
Yorkshire -101 125 £42,500 -21.30% 19
North East +18 35 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Northern Ireland -16 23 £37,500 -26.83% 5
Wales -24 18 £85,000 +126.67% 3
Channel Islands - 3 £60,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 12619 (81.76%) Finance
2 7734 (50.11%) Investment Banking
3 6056 (39.24%) Retail Banking
4 5998 (38.86%) Wealth Management
5 5953 (38.57%) Asset Management
6 4946 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4346 (28.16%) Java
8 3208 (20.79%) Analytical Skills
9 3110 (20.15%) SQL
10 2393 (15.50%) SDLC
11 2128 (13.79%) Degree
12 2127 (13.78%) Project Management
13 2106 (13.65%) Oracle
14 1848 (11.97%) Unix
15 1847 (11.97%) Front Office
16 1742 (11.29%) C#
17 1725 (11.18%) Linux
18 1642 (10.64%) .NET
19 1614 (10.46%) Windows
20 1604 (10.39%) SQL Server
21 1590 (10.30%) Scrum
22 1473 (9.54%) JavaScript
23 1448 (9.38%) Microsoft
24 1443 (9.35%) Analytics
25 1403 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 1397 (9.05%) Business Analysis
27 1325 (8.58%) Derivative
28 1308 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
29 1240 (8.03%) Software Engineering
30 1213 (7.86%) Risk Management

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
1 509 (3.30%) Tomcat
2 397 (2.57%) SAS
3 391 (2.53%) Apache
4 346 (2.24%) SharePoint
5 254 (1.65%) MS Exchange
6 238 (1.54%) JBoss
7 236 (1.53%) WebSphere
8 226 (1.46%) Skype for Business
9 217 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
10 215 (1.39%) IIS
11 214 (1.39%) Confluence
12 187 (1.21%) Apache Spark
13 165 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
14 135 (0.87%) CMS
15 117 (0.76%) WebLogic
16 92 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
17 91 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
18 79 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
19 69 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 49 (0.32%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 626 (4.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 389 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
3 231 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 130 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 128 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
6 49 (0.32%) InVision
7 42 (0.27%) Photoshop
8 32 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 28 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 17 (0.11%) SPSS
11 13 (0.084%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 7 (0.045%) Adobe After Effects
13 6 (0.039%) OmniGraffle
14 4 (0.026%) UXPin
15 3 (0.019%) EngageOne
15 3 (0.019%) UserZoom
16 2 (0.013%) LaTeX
17 1 (0.006%) Chatbot
17 1 (0.006%) GNU Octave
17 1 (0.006%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 109 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 92 (0.60%) Actimize
3 86 (0.56%) Temenos T24
4 74 (0.48%) ION MarketView
5 53 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 43 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
7 41 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 31 (0.20%) SAP CO
8 31 (0.20%) SAP FI
8 31 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
9 25 (0.16%) Eikon
9 25 (0.16%) RMDS
10 23 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
10 23 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
11 22 (0.14%) Markit EDM
12 20 (0.13%) Summit
13 17 (0.11%) Temenos Globus
14 16 (0.10%) WebTrends
15 11 (0.071%) Misys Equation
15 11 (0.071%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 648 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
2 416 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 219 (1.42%) GitHub
4 189 (1.22%) SaaS
5 166 (1.08%) IaaS
6 133 (0.86%) Office 365
7 89 (0.58%) PaaS
8 47 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
9 46 (0.30%) OpenShift
10 45 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
11 32 (0.21%) npm
12 28 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
12 28 (0.18%) Google Analytics
13 24 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
14 19 (0.12%) CloudFront
14 19 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
15 18 (0.12%) Heroku
15 18 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
16 17 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
16 17 (0.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 393 (2.55%) Firewall
2 225 (1.46%) TCP/IP
3 202 (1.31%) Skype
4 192 (1.24%) Internet
5 161 (1.04%) DNS
6 160 (1.04%) HTTP
7 138 (0.89%) Wireless
8 130 (0.84%) OSPF
9 126 (0.82%) BGP
10 119 (0.77%) WAN
11 113 (0.73%) Network Security
12 110 (0.71%) MPLS
13 101 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
14 100 (0.65%) EIGRP
14 100 (0.65%) SSL
15 88 (0.57%) Unified Communications
15 88 (0.57%) VoIP
16 87 (0.56%) VPN
17 85 (0.55%) IPsec
18 81 (0.52%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1604 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 558 (3.62%) Big Data
3 540 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
4 528 (3.42%) Relational Database
5 372 (2.41%) NoSQL
6 361 (2.34%) Hadoop
7 338 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 332 (2.15%) Blockchain
8 332 (2.15%) Oracle Database
9 300 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 294 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 276 (1.79%) MongoDB
12 238 (1.54%) MySQL
13 228 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
14 208 (1.35%) RDBMS
15 171 (1.11%) QlikView
16 167 (1.08%) Base SAS
17 161 (1.04%) SAS Visual Analytics
18 142 (0.92%) Neo4j
19 140 (0.91%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 818 (5.30%) JIRA
2 688 (4.46%) TeamCity
3 613 (3.97%) Maven
4 546 (3.54%) Git (software)
5 491 (3.18%) Jenkins
6 451 (2.92%) Subversion
7 357 (2.31%) JUnit
8 285 (1.85%) Selenium
9 220 (1.43%) Cucumber
10 216 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 214 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
12 180 (1.17%) MSBuild
13 177 (1.15%) Hudson
14 153 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 152 (0.98%) Visual Studio
16 145 (0.94%) NUnit
17 144 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
18 131 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
19 130 (0.84%) Gradle
20 117 (0.76%) ProC
General
1 12619 (81.76%) Finance
2 7734 (50.11%) Investment Banking
3 6056 (39.24%) Retail Banking
4 1847 (11.97%) Front Office
5 786 (5.09%) Retail
6 660 (4.28%) Financial Institution
7 537 (3.48%) Marketing
8 470 (3.05%) Legal
9 420 (2.72%) Telecoms
10 388 (2.51%) Back Office
11 264 (1.71%) Law
12 211 (1.37%) Corporate Banking
13 189 (1.22%) Private Banking
14 120 (0.78%) German Language
15 114 (0.74%) International Banking
16 110 (0.71%) Manufacturing
17 107 (0.69%) Advertising
18 103 (0.67%) Publishing
19 90 (0.58%) Electronics
20 89 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 4047 (26.22%) Developer
2 2911 (18.86%) Analyst
3 1658 (10.74%) Java Developer
4 1600 (10.37%) Business Analyst
5 986 (6.39%) Senior Developer
6 785 (5.09%) Architect
7 764 (4.95%) Consultant
8 702 (4.55%) C# Developer
9 625 (4.05%) Software Engineer
10 619 (4.01%) Banking Analyst
11 581 (3.76%) .NET Developer
12 573 (3.71%) Project Manager
13 470 (3.05%) Senior Java Developer
14 441 (2.86%) Support Analyst
15 434 (2.81%) C# .NET Developer
16 433 (2.81%) Financial Analyst
17 429 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
18 421 (2.73%) IT Analyst
19 325 (2.11%) SQL Developer
20 318 (2.06%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1642 (10.64%) .NET
2 991 (6.42%) HTML
3 795 (5.15%) Spring
4 745 (4.83%) Web Services
5 731 (4.74%) CSS
6 708 (4.59%) REST
7 689 (4.46%) AngularJS
8 626 (4.06%) XML
9 550 (3.56%) RESTful
10 539 (3.49%) ASP.NET
11 499 (3.23%) HTML5
12 386 (2.50%) Hibernate
13 380 (2.46%) SOAP
14 362 (2.35%) FIX Protocol
15 356 (2.31%) J2EE
16 320 (2.07%) Middleware
17 312 (2.02%) .NET Framework
18 306 (1.98%) WPF
19 302 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
20 297 (1.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3208 (20.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1403 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1325 (8.58%) Derivative
4 1130 (7.32%) Computer Science
5 1119 (7.25%) Equities
6 853 (5.53%) Fixed Income
7 811 (5.25%) Fintech
8 750 (4.86%) User Experience
9 677 (4.39%) Management Information System
10 660 (4.28%) Greenfield Project
11 596 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
12 448 (2.90%) Credit Risk
13 419 (2.71%) Equity Derivative
14 394 (2.55%) Reference Data
15 317 (2.05%) Algorithms
16 276 (1.79%) Data Centre
17 271 (1.76%) Data Structures
18 260 (1.68%) Online Banking
19 209 (1.35%) Hedge funds
20 199 (1.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1848 (11.97%) Unix
2 1725 (11.18%) Linux
3 1614 (10.46%) Windows
4 527 (3.41%) Windows Server
5 301 (1.95%) Apple iOS
6 300 (1.94%) Android
7 294 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 220 (1.43%) Solaris
9 217 (1.41%) Windows 7
10 153 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 123 (0.80%) Mac OS X
12 109 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 108 (0.70%) Windows 10
14 82 (0.53%) CentOS
15 36 (0.23%) AIX
15 36 (0.23%) Ubuntu
16 26 (0.17%) Windows 8
17 17 (0.11%) Mac OS
18 16 (0.10%) Fedora
19 13 (0.084%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5998 (38.86%) Wealth Management
2 5953 (38.57%) Asset Management
3 4946 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
4 2393 (15.50%) SDLC
5 2127 (13.78%) Project Management
6 1590 (10.30%) Scrum
7 1443 (9.35%) Analytics
8 1397 (9.05%) Business Analysis
9 1308 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 1240 (8.03%) Software Engineering
11 1213 (7.86%) Risk Management
12 1160 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
13 1156 (7.49%) TDD
14 1152 (7.46%) Multithreading
15 1092 (7.08%) DevOps
16 1089 (7.06%) Test Automation
17 1060 (6.87%) OO
18 1005 (6.51%) Change Management
19 927 (6.01%) ITIL
20 862 (5.59%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 4346 (28.16%) Java
2 3110 (20.15%) SQL
3 1742 (11.29%) C#
4 1473 (9.54%) JavaScript
5 1069 (6.93%) Python
6 701 (4.54%) C++
7 598 (3.87%) PowerShell
8 520 (3.37%) Shell Script
9 505 (3.27%) Perl
10 423 (2.74%) PL/SQL
11 407 (2.64%) R
12 299 (1.94%) Bash Shell
13 297 (1.92%) C
14 270 (1.75%) T-SQL
15 223 (1.44%) Scala
16 192 (1.24%) PHP
17 158 (1.02%) Ruby
18 143 (0.93%) VBA
19 123 (0.80%) SAS Macro
20 117 (0.76%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 2128 (13.79%) Degree
2 597 (3.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 293 (1.90%) CISSP
4 221 (1.43%) CISM
5 217 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 194 (1.26%) Master's Degree
7 185 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
8 184 (1.19%) MCSE
9 163 (1.06%) CCNP
10 155 (1.00%) PMI Certification
11 131 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
12 119 (0.77%) ISEB
13 118 (0.76%) CCIE
14 113 (0.73%) PMP
15 103 (0.67%) CCA
16 98 (0.63%) CISA
17 94 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
18 87 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
19 84 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 83 (0.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1175 (7.61%) QA
2 252 (1.63%) PMO
3 204 (1.32%) MiFID
4 185 (1.20%) SLA
5 171 (1.11%) Data Quality
6 131 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 123 (0.80%) GDPR
8 121 (0.78%) Basel III
9 100 (0.65%) EMIR
10 89 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
11 82 (0.53%) SEPA
12 78 (0.51%) PCI DSS
13 70 (0.45%) ISO 9001
14 58 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 56 (0.36%) PSD2
16 48 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 46 (0.30%) COBIT
18 39 (0.25%) IFRS
19 34 (0.22%) ISO 20022
20 32 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 533 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 243 (1.57%) Docker
3 189 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 189 (1.22%) XenApp
4 151 (0.98%) XenDesktop
5 66 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
6 58 (0.38%) vSphere
7 57 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
8 49 (0.32%) Hyper-V
9 43 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
9 43 (0.28%) XenServer
10 29 (0.19%) HDFS
11 21 (0.14%) Firmware
12 17 (0.11%) Postfix
12 17 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
13 16 (0.10%) Apache Flume
13 16 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 16 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
14 14 (0.091%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 7 (0.045%) KVM
Systems Management
1 314 (2.03%) Puppet
2 288 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
3 271 (1.76%) Ansible
4 230 (1.49%) SCCM
5 113 (0.73%) Nagios
6 106 (0.69%) AirWatch
7 100 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
8 87 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
9 76 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
10 73 (0.47%) Cisco UCCE
11 66 (0.43%) Terraform
12 61 (0.40%) PowerBroker
13 59 (0.38%) Kubernetes
14 53 (0.34%) Nessus
15 46 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
16 39 (0.25%) SCOM
17 34 (0.22%) Control-M
17 34 (0.22%) Icinga
18 31 (0.20%) Opsview
19 30 (0.19%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 2106 (13.65%) Oracle
2 1448 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 447 (2.90%) Murex
4 399 (2.59%) VMware
5 393 (2.55%) Sybase
6 335 (2.17%) Tableau
7 333 (2.16%) Citrix
8 296 (1.92%) Red Hat
9 291 (1.89%) Cisco
10 263 (1.70%) SAP
11 242 (1.57%) IBM
12 219 (1.42%) ION Trading
13 208 (1.35%) Google
13 208 (1.35%) Splunk
14 199 (1.29%) ServiceNow
15 173 (1.12%) Bloomberg
16 171 (1.11%) McAfee
17 157 (1.02%) Apple
18 125 (0.81%) Palo Alto
18 125 (0.81%) Reuters