Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 53 46 30
Rank change year-on-year -7 -16 +16
Permanent jobs citing Banking 7,338 9,713 12,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.03% 5.52% 7.02%
As % of the General category 13.26% 13.28% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5,597 6,568 8,049
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £103,750 £102,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 55,325 73,143 76,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.91% 41.56% 42.62%
Number of salaries quoted 41,591 56,369 58,468
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +4.65% -

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 15 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Banking in the UK

Banking
Top 18 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 15 July 2019. 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 -4 6,912 £67,500 +3.85% 615
London -3 5,399 £70,000 - 434
UK excluding London -10 1,901 £55,000 +10.00% 227
North of England -10 704 £54,068 +8.14% 81
North West -8 507 £55,500 +5.71% 41
Scotland -5 328 £55,000 - 31
South East 0 317 £57,000 +14.00% 50
South West +132 293 £54,034 -9.94% 16
Yorkshire +42 178 £53,400 +18.67% 30
Midlands -65 127 £45,000 -5.26% 25
West Midlands -27 77 £45,000 -10.00% 17
East of England +23 68 £57,500 - 9
East Midlands -59 50 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Wales +9 39 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Northern Ireland -8 20 £50,000 +25.00% 10
North East -15 19 £33,000 -26.67% 10
Isle of Man - 5 £49,000 -
Channel Islands +4 1 £70,000 +100.00% 2

For the 6 months to 15 July 2019, 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 4,707 (64.15%) Finance
2 2,784 (37.94%) Agile Software Development
3 1,817 (24.76%) Java
4 1,675 (22.83%) SQL
5 1,306 (17.80%) Fintech
6 1,045 (14.24%) Degree
7 1,044 (14.23%) Software Engineering
8 1,009 (13.75%) Python
9 937 (12.77%) C#
10 933 (12.71%) DevOps
11 919 (12.52%) .NET
12 907 (12.36%) Investment Banking
13 865 (11.79%) JavaScript
14 826 (11.26%) Amazon AWS
15 817 (11.13%) Oracle
16 781 (10.64%) SQL Server
17 777 (10.59%) Retail
18 773 (10.53%) Scrum
19 732 (9.98%) Problem-Solving
20 728 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
21 719 (9.80%) Windows
22 713 (9.72%) Linux
23 658 (8.97%) Front Office
24 655 (8.93%) Microsoft
25 614 (8.37%) TDD
26 600 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
27 598 (8.15%) Microservices
28 546 (7.44%) Asset Management
29 540 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
30 527 (7.18%) Test Automation

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
1 192 (2.62%) WebSphere
2 185 (2.52%) Confluence
3 171 (2.33%) Apache Spark
4 123 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
5 106 (1.44%) SharePoint
6 102 (1.39%) Apache
7 83 (1.13%) Tomcat
8 74 (1.01%) SAS
9 68 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
10 66 (0.90%) WebLogic
11 61 (0.83%) MS Exchange
12 57 (0.78%) JBoss
13 53 (0.72%) IIS
14 46 (0.63%) CMS
15 36 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
16 34 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 31 (0.42%) Skype for Business
17 31 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
18 29 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 25 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 228 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
2 191 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 104 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 44 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
5 32 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
6 27 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 23 (0.31%) Photoshop
8 20 (0.27%) Sketch
9 15 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
9 15 (0.20%) InVision
10 14 (0.19%) EngageOne
11 6 (0.082%) SPSS
12 5 (0.068%) Chatbot
12 5 (0.068%) Zeplin
13 4 (0.055%) InDesign
14 3 (0.041%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 1 (0.014%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.014%) Flinto
15 1 (0.014%) HipChat
15 1 (0.014%) Stata
Business Applications
1 76 (1.04%) thinkFolio
2 38 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 35 (0.48%) Temenos T24
4 32 (0.44%) Markit EDM
4 32 (0.44%) SAP CO
4 32 (0.44%) SAP FI
4 32 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
5 29 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
6 28 (0.38%) Front Arena
7 25 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
8 18 (0.25%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 17 (0.23%) SAP S/4HANA
10 14 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
10 14 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 12 (0.16%) Magento
12 11 (0.15%) Misys Midas
13 10 (0.14%) SAP ERP
13 10 (0.14%) Summit
14 9 (0.12%) NetSuite
14 9 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 826 (11.26%) Amazon AWS
2 600 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 308 (4.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 170 (2.32%) SaaS
5 155 (2.11%) Office 365
6 115 (1.57%) GitHub
7 88 (1.20%) PaaS
8 82 (1.12%) IaaS
9 74 (1.01%) Power Platform
10 54 (0.74%) Azure Stack
11 52 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
12 42 (0.57%) OpenShift
13 37 (0.50%) Apigee
14 36 (0.49%) Serverless
15 35 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
16 33 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
17 31 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
18 27 (0.37%) Amazon S3
19 23 (0.31%) Amazon ECS
20 19 (0.26%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 218 (2.97%) Firewall
2 111 (1.51%) DNS
3 104 (1.42%) TCP/IP
4 100 (1.36%) Internet
5 91 (1.24%) WAN
6 89 (1.21%) LAN
7 60 (0.82%) SAN
8 59 (0.80%) VPN
9 50 (0.68%) MPLS
10 46 (0.63%) DHCP
11 45 (0.61%) Wireless
12 39 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
12 39 (0.53%) FIX Connectivity
13 37 (0.50%) Network Security
13 37 (0.50%) Unified Communications
14 35 (0.48%) HTTP
14 35 (0.48%) Skype
15 32 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
16 31 (0.42%) VoIP
17 27 (0.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 781 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 327 (4.46%) Hadoop
3 296 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
4 279 (3.80%) Big Data
5 264 (3.60%) Relational Database
6 236 (3.22%) NoSQL
7 183 (2.49%) MySQL
8 182 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 174 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 142 (1.94%) Oracle Database
11 120 (1.64%) Blockchain
11 120 (1.64%) MongoDB
12 100 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
13 97 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
14 96 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
15 90 (1.23%) RDBMS
16 78 (1.06%) Apache Hive
17 74 (1.01%) Power BI
18 56 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
19 55 (0.75%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 469 (6.39%) Git (software)
2 426 (5.81%) Jenkins
3 386 (5.26%) JIRA
4 201 (2.74%) Selenium
5 192 (2.62%) Maven
6 161 (2.19%) Cucumber
7 114 (1.55%) TeamCity
8 99 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 93 (1.27%) JUnit
10 74 (1.01%) Bitbucket
11 65 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
12 56 (0.76%) IBM UrbanCode
12 56 (0.76%) Subversion
13 53 (0.72%) Appium
14 50 (0.68%) Gradle
14 50 (0.68%) JMeter
15 48 (0.65%) Visual Studio
16 46 (0.63%) Ant
16 46 (0.63%) WebDriver
17 44 (0.60%) SoapUI
General
1 4,707 (64.15%) Finance
2 907 (12.36%) Investment Banking
3 777 (10.59%) Retail
4 658 (8.97%) Front Office
5 312 (4.25%) Telecoms
6 311 (4.24%) Retail Banking
7 249 (3.39%) Financial Institution
8 227 (3.09%) Marketing
9 212 (2.89%) Back Office
10 139 (1.89%) Legal
11 101 (1.38%) German Language
12 92 (1.25%) Games
13 82 (1.12%) Law
13 82 (1.12%) Manufacturing
14 73 (0.99%) Italian Language
15 69 (0.94%) French Language
16 56 (0.76%) Private Banking
17 47 (0.64%) Electronics
18 46 (0.63%) Advertising
19 41 (0.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,974 (26.90%) Developer
2 956 (13.03%) Analyst
3 591 (8.05%) Java Developer
4 494 (6.73%) Architect
5 458 (6.24%) Consultant
6 381 (5.19%) .NET Developer
7 368 (5.01%) C# Developer
8 365 (4.97%) Senior Developer
9 364 (4.96%) Business Analyst
10 309 (4.21%) Software Engineer
11 285 (3.88%) Project Manager
12 244 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
13 227 (3.09%) Applications Support
14 205 (2.79%) SQL Developer
15 196 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
16 195 (2.66%) DevOps Engineer
17 189 (2.58%) Banking Analyst
18 168 (2.29%) Java Engineer
18 168 (2.29%) Support Analyst
19 161 (2.19%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 919 (12.52%) .NET
2 509 (6.94%) AngularJS
3 473 (6.45%) HTML
4 384 (5.23%) CSS
5 383 (5.22%) React
6 377 (5.14%) ASP.NET
7 352 (4.80%) Spring
8 321 (4.37%) Web Services
9 299 (4.07%) XML
10 268 (3.65%) RESTful
11 251 (3.42%) Node.js
12 235 (3.20%) .NET Framework
13 228 (3.11%) REST
14 223 (3.04%) ASP.NET Web API
15 213 (2.90%) HTML5
16 207 (2.82%) Spring Boot
17 169 (2.30%) JSON
17 169 (2.30%) Kafka
18 167 (2.28%) Redux
19 148 (2.02%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 728 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 419 (5.71%) Fixed Income
3 412 (5.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 399 (5.44%) Equities
5 391 (5.33%) Derivative
6 371 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
7 323 (4.40%) Hedge funds
8 297 (4.05%) User Experience
9 258 (3.52%) Management Information System
10 244 (3.33%) Mobile App
11 174 (2.37%) Data Centre
12 152 (2.07%) Online Banking
13 132 (1.80%) Credit Risk
14 128 (1.74%) Public Cloud
15 122 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
16 121 (1.65%) Mobile Banking
17 114 (1.55%) Algorithms
18 103 (1.40%) Virtual Team
19 93 (1.27%) Robotics
20 90 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 719 (9.80%) Windows
2 713 (9.72%) Linux
3 386 (5.26%) Unix
4 239 (3.26%) Windows Server
5 183 (2.49%) Android
6 141 (1.92%) Apple iOS
7 115 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 89 (1.21%) Windows 7
9 87 (1.19%) Windows 10
10 46 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 40 (0.55%) AIX
12 39 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (0.34%) Ubuntu
14 23 (0.31%) CentOS
14 23 (0.31%) Solaris
15 16 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (0.19%) Mac OS
16 14 (0.19%) zOS
17 13 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
18 12 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,784 (37.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1,306 (17.80%) Fintech
3 1,044 (14.23%) Software Engineering
4 933 (12.71%) DevOps
5 773 (10.53%) Scrum
6 732 (9.98%) Problem-Solving
7 614 (8.37%) TDD
8 598 (8.15%) Microservices
9 546 (7.44%) Asset Management
10 540 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
11 527 (7.18%) Test Automation
12 512 (6.98%) Analytics
13 495 (6.75%) Computer Science
14 487 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
15 478 (6.51%) SDLC
16 456 (6.21%) Project Management
17 421 (5.74%) BDD
18 413 (5.63%) Mentoring
19 377 (5.14%) Digital Banking
20 344 (4.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1,817 (24.76%) Java
2 1,675 (22.83%) SQL
3 1,009 (13.75%) Python
4 937 (12.77%) C#
5 865 (11.79%) JavaScript
6 321 (4.37%) C++
7 286 (3.90%) C
8 243 (3.31%) Scala
9 242 (3.30%) PowerShell
10 219 (2.98%) PL/SQL
11 207 (2.82%) R
12 200 (2.73%) Ruby
13 199 (2.71%) Java 8
14 190 (2.59%) Bash Shell
15 163 (2.22%) Perl
16 159 (2.17%) T-SQL
17 151 (2.06%) Kotlin
18 135 (1.84%) VBA
19 130 (1.77%) ES6
20 124 (1.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1,045 (14.24%) Degree
2 163 (2.22%) CISSP
3 148 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 130 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
5 108 (1.47%) CISM
6 74 (1.01%) CISA
6 74 (1.01%) PhD
7 64 (0.87%) CCNP
8 62 (0.84%) CCIE
9 57 (0.78%) CCNA
10 42 (0.57%) ISTQB
11 41 (0.56%) Security Cleared
12 40 (0.55%) MBA
12 40 (0.55%) PMP
13 39 (0.53%) PMI Certification
14 38 (0.52%) ISEB
15 34 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
16 29 (0.40%) CFA
16 29 (0.40%) GIAC
17 27 (0.37%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 399 (5.44%) QA
2 144 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 83 (1.13%) PMO
4 76 (1.04%) SLA
5 73 (0.99%) GDPR
6 66 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 61 (0.83%) PSD2
8 52 (0.71%) MiFID
8 52 (0.71%) SEPA
9 34 (0.46%) COBIT
10 29 (0.40%) NIST
11 27 (0.37%) IFRS
11 27 (0.37%) PCI DSS
12 21 (0.29%) Basel III
12 21 (0.29%) HMG Infosec
12 21 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 21 (0.29%) JSP 440
13 19 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 18 (0.25%) EMIR
15 17 (0.23%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 477 (6.50%) Docker
2 234 (3.19%) Active Directory
3 139 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 35 (0.48%) XenApp
6 24 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
7 22 (0.30%) vSphere
8 21 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (0.27%) Apache Flume
9 20 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
10 18 (0.25%) VMware NSX
11 17 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 17 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 17 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
12 16 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
12 16 (0.22%) XenDesktop
13 11 (0.15%) NFS
14 10 (0.14%) Cronacle
15 9 (0.12%) Veritas File System
15 9 (0.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 332 (4.52%) Kubernetes
2 305 (4.16%) Ansible
3 257 (3.50%) Terraform
4 190 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
5 150 (2.04%) Puppet
6 117 (1.59%) SCCM
7 51 (0.70%) Nagios
8 39 (0.53%) SCOM
9 30 (0.41%) Control-M
10 29 (0.40%) Prometheus
11 27 (0.37%) Grafana
12 26 (0.35%) Icinga
12 26 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
12 26 (0.35%) Nessus
12 26 (0.35%) Rancher
13 23 (0.31%) Oozie
13 23 (0.31%) ZABBIX
14 21 (0.29%) CA Service Virtualization
14 21 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
15 18 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 817 (11.13%) Oracle
2 655 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 265 (3.61%) Google
4 202 (2.75%) Cisco
5 196 (2.67%) VMware
6 172 (2.34%) IBM
7 149 (2.03%) Splunk
8 147 (2.00%) SAP
9 145 (1.98%) Tableau
10 135 (1.84%) Informatica
11 134 (1.83%) Red Hat
11 134 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
12 122 (1.66%) Citrix
13 114 (1.55%) Bloomberg
14 82 (1.12%) Reuters
15 71 (0.97%) AppDynamics
16 69 (0.94%) Adobe
16 69 (0.94%) NetApp
17 63 (0.86%) EMC
18 60 (0.82%) Charles River