Period
to 19 March 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 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 51 34
Rank change year-on-year +6 -17 +1
Permanent jobs citing Banking 7,900 9,094 10,373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.32% 5.17% 6.03%
As % of the General category 13.83% 12.44% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5,882 6,649 8,610
UK median annual salary £66,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.40% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +10.53%

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 57,106 73,101 71,491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.47% 41.58% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 43,476 57,490 57,459
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -1.37%

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 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 +8 7,570 £67,500 +8.00% 846
London +2 6,255 £70,000 - 524
UK excluding London -32 1,596 £52,500 +5.00% 419
North of England -10 631 £48,500 -3.00% 146
North West -12 454 £55,000 +10.00% 67
South East -28 296 £55,000 +10.00% 59
Scotland -21 227 £52,500 -4.55% 74
Midlands -78 152 £50,000 - 44
Yorkshire +62 150 £40,350 -10.33% 64
South West -13 132 £52,500 - 44
East of England +24 100 £58,000 +0.87% 29
East Midlands -42 86 £54,000 +13.68% 22
West Midlands -63 66 £48,750 -2.50% 22
Wales +29 42 £37,500 -16.67% 9
North East -19 27 £37,000 -26.00% 15
Northern Ireland -19 23 £37,500 - 10
Channel Islands -4 1 £70,000 +16.67% 4

For the 6 months to 19 March 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 5,273 (66.75%) Finance
2 2,710 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
3 2,075 (26.27%) Java
4 2,060 (26.08%) SQL
5 1,477 (18.70%) Investment Banking
6 1,301 (16.47%) Degree
7 1,192 (15.09%) C#
8 1,064 (13.47%) Python
9 1,044 (13.22%) .NET
10 986 (12.48%) Oracle
11 961 (12.16%) JavaScript
12 938 (11.87%) Software Engineering
13 923 (11.68%) SQL Server
14 903 (11.43%) Fintech
15 858 (10.86%) Windows
16 831 (10.52%) Microsoft
17 813 (10.29%) DevOps
18 803 (10.16%) Computer Science
19 801 (10.14%) Wealth Management
20 785 (9.94%) Problem-Solving
21 776 (9.82%) Scrum
22 771 (9.76%) Asset Management
23 765 (9.68%) Front Office
24 763 (9.66%) Linux
25 756 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
26 737 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
27 724 (9.16%) QA
28 682 (8.63%) AngularJS
29 667 (8.44%) Analytics
30 656 (8.30%) Fixed Income

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
1 187 (2.37%) Apache Spark
2 173 (2.19%) Confluence
3 144 (1.82%) Tomcat
4 143 (1.81%) Apache
5 142 (1.80%) Oracle Workflow
6 137 (1.73%) WebSphere
7 123 (1.56%) MS Exchange
8 100 (1.27%) SharePoint
9 97 (1.23%) IIS
10 89 (1.13%) CMS
11 88 (1.11%) SAS
12 85 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
13 67 (0.85%) JBoss
14 46 (0.58%) WebLogic
15 45 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
16 44 (0.56%) Skype for Business
17 33 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 31 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
19 25 (0.32%) Mule
19 25 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 330 (4.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 306 (3.87%) Microsoft Office
3 158 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 60 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 52 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
6 22 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 20 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 15 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
9 13 (0.16%) SPSS
10 12 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 10 (0.13%) InVision
12 8 (0.10%) Chatbot
13 6 (0.076%) Flinto
14 1 (0.013%) EngageOne
14 1 (0.013%) GNU Octave
14 1 (0.013%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 207 (2.62%) thinkFolio
2 147 (1.86%) Temenos T24
3 96 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 64 (0.81%) Distributed Ledger
5 45 (0.57%) Markit EDM
6 43 (0.54%) Front Arena
7 20 (0.25%) Actimize
8 19 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
9 18 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 16 (0.20%) Misys Midas
11 15 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
12 14 (0.18%) Magento
13 13 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
14 12 (0.15%) Eze OMS
14 12 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
14 12 (0.15%) SAP CO
14 12 (0.15%) SAP FI
14 12 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
15 10 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
15 10 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 737 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
2 597 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 272 (3.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 197 (2.49%) Office 365
5 177 (2.24%) SaaS
6 117 (1.48%) PaaS
7 111 (1.41%) GitHub
8 77 (0.97%) IaaS
9 41 (0.52%) Apigee
9 41 (0.52%) Serverless
10 38 (0.48%) OpenShift
11 32 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
12 27 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
13 22 (0.28%) Slack
14 20 (0.25%) npm
15 19 (0.24%) Amazon S3
16 17 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
17 16 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
18 15 (0.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
19 14 (0.18%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 257 (3.25%) Firewall
2 161 (2.04%) WAN
3 155 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 147 (1.86%) LAN
5 120 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 108 (1.37%) BGP
7 105 (1.33%) MPLS
8 101 (1.28%) DNS
9 100 (1.27%) EIGRP
9 100 (1.27%) HTTP
10 95 (1.20%) SAN
11 93 (1.18%) Internet
12 80 (1.01%) OSPF
13 79 (1.00%) Network Security
13 79 (1.00%) Wireless
14 73 (0.92%) VoIP
15 66 (0.84%) VPN
16 63 (0.80%) IPsec
17 60 (0.76%) Unified Communications
18 53 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 923 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 418 (5.29%) Big Data
3 298 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 291 (3.68%) NoSQL
5 268 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
6 246 (3.11%) Hadoop
7 204 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 180 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 165 (2.09%) MySQL
10 159 (2.01%) MongoDB
11 135 (1.71%) Blockchain
12 127 (1.61%) Oracle Database
13 119 (1.51%) RDBMS
14 109 (1.38%) QlikView
15 108 (1.37%) Apache Hive
16 103 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
17 96 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
18 94 (1.19%) Impala
19 76 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 75 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 473 (5.99%) Git (software)
2 461 (5.84%) JIRA
3 389 (4.92%) Jenkins
4 212 (2.68%) Maven
5 210 (2.66%) Selenium
6 167 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 161 (2.04%) Cucumber
8 143 (1.81%) TeamCity
9 105 (1.33%) Visual Studio
10 97 (1.23%) Subversion
11 92 (1.16%) JUnit
11 92 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
12 76 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 62 (0.78%) MSBuild
14 57 (0.72%) Bitbucket
15 53 (0.67%) Gradle
16 49 (0.62%) Hudson
17 47 (0.59%) Vagrant
18 46 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
18 46 (0.58%) WebDriver
General
1 5,273 (66.75%) Finance
2 1,477 (18.70%) Investment Banking
3 765 (9.68%) Front Office
4 514 (6.51%) Retail
5 356 (4.51%) Telecoms
6 352 (4.46%) Retail Banking
7 343 (4.34%) Financial Institution
8 258 (3.27%) Back Office
8 258 (3.27%) Marketing
9 244 (3.09%) Law
10 240 (3.04%) Games
11 155 (1.96%) Legal
12 153 (1.94%) German Language
13 123 (1.56%) Private Banking
14 120 (1.52%) French Language
15 101 (1.28%) Advertising
16 75 (0.95%) Spanish Language
17 70 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
18 68 (0.86%) Italian Language
19 58 (0.73%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2,344 (29.67%) Developer
2 1,275 (16.14%) Analyst
3 670 (8.48%) Java Developer
4 561 (7.10%) Business Analyst
5 507 (6.42%) Architect
6 502 (6.35%) C# Developer
7 478 (6.05%) Senior Developer
8 452 (5.72%) .NET Developer
9 450 (5.70%) Consultant
10 371 (4.70%) Project Manager
11 333 (4.22%) Applications Support
12 318 (4.03%) C# .NET Developer
13 282 (3.57%) SQL Developer
14 272 (3.44%) Banking Analyst
15 248 (3.14%) Support Analyst
16 211 (2.67%) Support Engineer
17 191 (2.42%) DevOps Engineer
18 174 (2.20%) Senior Analyst
19 163 (2.06%) Applications Support Analyst
20 161 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,044 (13.22%) .NET
2 682 (8.63%) AngularJS
3 607 (7.68%) HTML
4 499 (6.32%) CSS
5 432 (5.47%) ASP.NET
6 427 (5.41%) Spring
7 416 (5.27%) React
8 414 (5.24%) Web Services
9 388 (4.91%) REST
10 341 (4.32%) XML
11 291 (3.68%) HTML5
12 285 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web API
13 248 (3.14%) RESTful
14 243 (3.08%) .NET Framework
15 218 (2.76%) Node.js
16 199 (2.52%) J2EE
17 198 (2.51%) JSON
18 195 (2.47%) WPF
19 190 (2.41%) FIX Protocol
20 185 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 903 (11.43%) Fintech
2 756 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
3 656 (8.30%) Fixed Income
4 639 (8.09%) Equities
5 631 (7.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 585 (7.41%) Derivative
7 480 (6.08%) Hedge funds
8 418 (5.29%) Management Information System
9 350 (4.43%) Greenfield Project
10 299 (3.78%) Mobile App
11 288 (3.65%) User Experience
12 130 (1.65%) Online Banking
13 121 (1.53%) Algorithms
14 119 (1.51%) Credit Risk
15 118 (1.49%) Data Centre
15 118 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
16 116 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
16 116 (1.47%) SWIFT
17 107 (1.35%) Robotics
18 105 (1.33%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 858 (10.86%) Windows
2 763 (9.66%) Linux
3 427 (5.41%) Unix
4 315 (3.99%) Windows Server
5 177 (2.24%) Android
6 152 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 137 (1.73%) Apple iOS
8 99 (1.25%) Windows 10
9 98 (1.24%) Windows 7
10 68 (0.86%) CentOS
11 57 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 55 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
13 43 (0.54%) Ubuntu
14 42 (0.53%) Fedora
15 36 (0.46%) Solaris
16 35 (0.44%) AIX
17 34 (0.43%) SUSE
18 27 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
19 16 (0.20%) HPUX
20 15 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,710 (34.30%) Agile Software Development
2 938 (11.87%) Software Engineering
3 813 (10.29%) DevOps
4 803 (10.16%) Computer Science
5 801 (10.14%) Wealth Management
6 785 (9.94%) Problem-Solving
7 776 (9.82%) Scrum
8 771 (9.76%) Asset Management
9 667 (8.44%) Analytics
10 635 (8.04%) Test Automation
11 627 (7.94%) TDD
12 613 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 576 (7.29%) Microservices
14 571 (7.23%) Project Management
15 563 (7.13%) Information Security
16 557 (7.05%) Change Management
17 526 (6.66%) Continuous Integration
18 512 (6.48%) Continuous Improvement
19 505 (6.39%) Risk Management
20 452 (5.72%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2,075 (26.27%) Java
2 2,060 (26.08%) SQL
3 1,192 (15.09%) C#
4 1,064 (13.47%) Python
5 961 (12.16%) JavaScript
6 554 (7.01%) C++
7 338 (4.28%) PowerShell
8 306 (3.87%) PL/SQL
9 271 (3.43%) Perl
10 239 (3.03%) Scala
11 226 (2.86%) T-SQL
12 214 (2.71%) C
13 211 (2.67%) Java 8
14 209 (2.65%) Ruby
15 208 (2.63%) Bash Shell
16 162 (2.05%) R
17 150 (1.90%) VBA
18 123 (1.56%) PHP
19 109 (1.38%) ES6
20 95 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,301 (16.47%) Degree
2 184 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 178 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 152 (1.92%) CISSP
5 138 (1.75%) CCNP
6 127 (1.61%) CCIE
7 106 (1.34%) CISM
8 94 (1.19%) CCNA
9 79 (1.00%) CISA
10 75 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 60 (0.76%) ISEB
12 56 (0.71%) PhD
13 55 (0.70%) CCVP
13 55 (0.70%) PMI Certification
14 53 (0.67%) ISTQB
14 53 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 48 (0.61%) PMP
16 46 (0.58%) SAFe Agilist
17 45 (0.57%) MCSE
18 39 (0.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 724 (9.16%) QA
2 169 (2.14%) Data Quality
3 124 (1.57%) SLA
4 111 (1.41%) GDPR
5 101 (1.28%) PMO
6 80 (1.01%) PSD2
7 79 (1.00%) SEPA
8 76 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 74 (0.94%) MiFID
10 57 (0.72%) IFRS
11 41 (0.52%) Solvency II
12 40 (0.51%) COBIT
13 36 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
14 33 (0.42%) PCI DSS
15 32 (0.41%) ISO 20022
16 25 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 21 (0.27%) IFRS 9
18 18 (0.23%) FATCA
19 15 (0.19%) Basel III
19 15 (0.19%) TARGET2
System Software
1 327 (4.14%) Docker
2 307 (3.89%) Active Directory
3 137 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 28 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
5 28 (0.35%) vSphere
6 27 (0.34%) XenApp
7 22 (0.28%) HDFS
8 21 (0.27%) VMware NSX
9 20 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 20 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
10 18 (0.23%) Apache Flume
11 17 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 14 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
12 14 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
13 12 (0.15%) XenDesktop
14 11 (0.14%) NFS
15 10 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
16 7 (0.089%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 249 (3.15%) Ansible
2 220 (2.78%) Kubernetes
3 166 (2.10%) Puppet
4 127 (1.61%) SCCM
5 125 (1.58%) Terraform
6 116 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
7 74 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
8 48 (0.61%) Nagios
9 47 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
10 43 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
10 43 (0.54%) Oozie
11 40 (0.51%) Control-M
12 39 (0.49%) Nessus
13 34 (0.43%) HP ALM
13 34 (0.43%) Icinga
13 34 (0.43%) ZABBIX
14 28 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
15 26 (0.33%) Cisco UCCE
16 24 (0.30%) Salt
16 24 (0.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 986 (12.48%) Oracle
2 831 (10.52%) Microsoft
3 283 (3.58%) Cisco
4 235 (2.97%) Google
5 187 (2.37%) VMware
6 172 (2.18%) Bloomberg
7 171 (2.16%) IBM
8 168 (2.13%) Red Hat
9 160 (2.03%) Splunk
10 157 (1.99%) Charles River
11 154 (1.95%) Reuters
12 145 (1.84%) Tableau
13 133 (1.68%) Citrix
14 119 (1.51%) SAP
15 112 (1.42%) Palo Alto
16 106 (1.34%) Adobe
16 106 (1.34%) CheckPoint
16 106 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
17 99 (1.25%) Juniper
18 93 (1.18%) Calypso