Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 46 53
Rank change year-on-year -15 +7 -19
Permanent jobs citing Banking 5,228 7,822 8,953
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.46% 5.28% 5.06%
As % of the General category 11.14% 13.09% 11.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4,052 5,971 6,702
Median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £120,000 £102,500 £101,200
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £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 46,917 59,763 76,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.05% 40.37% 43.14%
Number of salaries quoted 35,585 45,292 59,793
Median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 2020. 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 -14 4,962 £75,000 +11.11% 487
London -8 4,009 £77,500 +10.71% 366
UK excluding London -10 1,153 £55,000 +4.76% 155
North of England -29 384 £55,000 +8.91% 59
South East +49 248 £65,000 +18.18% 33
North West -44 234 £55,000 - 31
Work from Home +6 211 £79,000 +12.86% 16
East of England +104 162 £31,000 -46.09% 7
Scotland -11 149 £53,750 +0.02% 22
Yorkshire +32 121 £55,000 +22.22% 18
Midlands 0 96 £45,000 -14.29% 19
South West -26 66 £47,375 -11.78% 4
East Midlands 0 54 £37,500 -30.56% 8
West Midlands +16 42 £50,000 - 11
Wales -11 36 £45,000 +12.50% 4
North East +6 29 £43,920 +15.58% 10
Northern Ireland +16 19 £55,000 +57.14% 7

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 3,312 (63.35%) Finance
2 2,267 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
3 1,694 (32.40%) Java
4 1,152 (22.04%) AWS
5 980 (18.75%) SQL
6 952 (18.21%) JavaScript
7 925 (17.69%) Software Engineering
8 842 (16.11%) Fintech
9 821 (15.70%) C#
10 818 (15.65%) Python
11 806 (15.42%) DevOps
12 777 (14.86%) Investment Banking
13 764 (14.61%) Azure
14 658 (12.59%) Scrum
15 609 (11.65%) .NET
16 605 (11.57%) Web Services
17 576 (11.02%) Microservices
18 573 (10.96%) Front Office
19 572 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
20 554 (10.60%) AngularJS
21 542 (10.37%) Asset Management
22 530 (10.14%) TDD
23 524 (10.02%) React
24 475 (9.09%) SQL Server
25 449 (8.59%) GCP
26 448 (8.57%) Test Automation
27 447 (8.55%) Docker
27 447 (8.55%) FIS
28 444 (8.49%) Fixed Income
29 440 (8.42%) WorldPay

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
1 184 (3.52%) Confluence
2 108 (2.07%) Apache Spark
3 88 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
4 66 (1.26%) Tomcat
5 61 (1.17%) SAS
6 57 (1.09%) Apache
7 45 (0.86%) SharePoint
7 45 (0.86%) WebSphere
8 29 (0.55%) JBoss
9 25 (0.48%) Mule
10 23 (0.44%) WebLogic
11 20 (0.38%) CMS
12 15 (0.29%) IIS
12 15 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
13 14 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
14 13 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (0.25%) Skype for Business
15 12 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
16 11 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
17 10 (0.19%) Anypoint
Applications
1 134 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
2 120 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 46 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 46 (0.88%) Sketch
4 29 (0.55%) InVision
4 29 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
5 22 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 11 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.13%) Zeplin
10 6 (0.11%) SPSS
11 4 (0.077%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.057%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.057%) InDesign
13 2 (0.038%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.038%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.038%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.038%) Flinto
Business Applications
1 110 (2.10%) FINCAD Analytics
2 65 (1.24%) Payment Gateway
3 21 (0.40%) Temenos T24
4 11 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
5 10 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 10 (0.19%) SAP CO
5 10 (0.19%) SAP FI
5 10 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
5 10 (0.19%) thinkFolio
6 9 (0.17%) Documaker
7 7 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.13%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 5 (0.096%) Oracle Cash Management
8 5 (0.096%) Oracle Financials
9 4 (0.077%) Actimize
9 4 (0.077%) Finacle
9 4 (0.077%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (0.057%) BASE24
10 3 (0.057%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1,152 (22.04%) AWS
2 764 (14.61%) Azure
3 449 (8.59%) GCP
4 114 (2.18%) Office 365
4 114 (2.18%) SaaS
5 90 (1.72%) GitHub
6 75 (1.43%) OpenShift
7 71 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
8 61 (1.17%) Power Platform
9 53 (1.01%) IaaS
10 51 (0.98%) Serverless
11 49 (0.94%) PaaS
12 34 (0.65%) Amazon ECS
12 34 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
13 31 (0.59%) Amazon SQS
14 25 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
15 22 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
16 20 (0.38%) npm
17 19 (0.36%) Sauce Labs
18 18 (0.34%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 98 (1.87%) Firewall
2 64 (1.22%) TCP/IP
3 59 (1.13%) LAN
3 59 (1.13%) WAN
4 51 (0.98%) DNS
5 45 (0.86%) VPN
6 43 (0.82%) Network Security
7 41 (0.78%) Internet
8 29 (0.55%) ATM
8 29 (0.55%) BGP
8 29 (0.55%) HTTP
8 29 (0.55%) OSPF
9 28 (0.54%) VoIP
10 26 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 26 (0.50%) MPLS
11 25 (0.48%) DHCP
12 24 (0.46%) NetScaler
12 24 (0.46%) Wireless
13 21 (0.40%) Intranet
14 20 (0.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 475 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 230 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
3 166 (3.18%) Big Data
4 143 (2.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 136 (2.60%) NoSQL
6 126 (2.41%) MongoDB
7 122 (2.33%) Amazon Athena
8 117 (2.24%) Relational Database
9 108 (2.07%) Hadoop
10 97 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
11 87 (1.66%) MySQL
12 63 (1.21%) Amazon Redshift
13 62 (1.19%) SQL Server 2019
13 62 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 61 (1.17%) Oracle Database
15 59 (1.13%) Power BI
16 54 (1.03%) RDBMS
17 49 (0.94%) DB2
18 44 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
19 41 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 367 (7.02%) JIRA
2 301 (5.76%) Jenkins
3 262 (5.01%) Git (software)
4 191 (3.65%) Selenium
5 161 (3.08%) Cucumber
5 161 (3.08%) Maven
6 83 (1.59%) JUnit
7 54 (1.03%) TeamCity
8 50 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
9 46 (0.88%) SonarQube
10 44 (0.84%) Appium
10 44 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 43 (0.82%) Visual Studio
12 40 (0.77%) Bitbucket
12 40 (0.77%) RStudio
12 40 (0.77%) SoapUI
12 40 (0.77%) webpack
13 39 (0.75%) GitLab
14 33 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
14 33 (0.63%) WebDriver
General
1 3,312 (63.35%) Finance
2 777 (14.86%) Investment Banking
3 573 (10.96%) Front Office
4 332 (6.35%) Retail
5 180 (3.44%) Retail Banking
6 132 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 108 (2.07%) Financial Institution
8 102 (1.95%) Marketing
9 99 (1.89%) Public Sector
10 82 (1.57%) Law
11 80 (1.53%) Back Office
12 77 (1.47%) Legal
13 52 (0.99%) Games
14 47 (0.90%) Billing
15 46 (0.88%) International Banking
16 35 (0.67%) Manufacturing
17 25 (0.48%) French Language
18 24 (0.46%) Automotive
19 22 (0.42%) Advertising
20 21 (0.40%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1,421 (27.18%) Developer
2 626 (11.97%) Analyst
3 474 (9.07%) Java Developer
4 380 (7.27%) Architect
5 357 (6.83%) Software Engineer
6 265 (5.07%) Senior Developer
7 254 (4.86%) C# Developer
8 243 (4.65%) Business Analyst
9 232 (4.44%) .NET Developer
10 222 (4.25%) Java Engineer
11 181 (3.46%) Consultant
12 180 (3.44%) Project Manager
13 169 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
14 154 (2.95%) AWS Engineer
15 142 (2.72%) DevOps Engineer
16 135 (2.58%) Front Office Developer
17 131 (2.51%) Java Software Engineer
18 121 (2.31%) Financial Analyst
18 121 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
19 117 (2.24%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 609 (11.65%) .NET
2 605 (11.57%) Web Services
3 554 (10.60%) AngularJS
4 524 (10.02%) React
5 369 (7.06%) Spring
6 362 (6.92%) HTML
7 351 (6.71%) Node.js
8 349 (6.68%) J2EE
9 281 (5.37%) CSS
10 261 (4.99%) RESTful
11 259 (4.95%) REST
12 245 (4.69%) Vue.js
13 231 (4.42%) ASP.NET
14 163 (3.12%) Spring Boot
15 162 (3.10%) Kafka
16 160 (3.06%) .NET Framework
17 145 (2.77%) HTML5
18 144 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web API
19 139 (2.66%) .NET Core
20 132 (2.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 444 (8.49%) Fixed Income
2 417 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
3 401 (7.67%) Derivative
4 400 (7.65%) Hedge funds
5 319 (6.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 297 (5.68%) Equities
7 226 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
8 216 (4.13%) User Experience
9 166 (3.18%) Mobile App
10 162 (3.10%) Data Centre
11 83 (1.59%) Public Cloud
12 81 (1.55%) Blog
13 79 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
14 75 (1.43%) Credit Risk
15 74 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
15 74 (1.42%) SWIFT
16 72 (1.38%) Management Information System
17 70 (1.34%) Cloud Native
18 66 (1.26%) Equity Derivative
19 65 (1.24%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 397 (7.59%) Linux
2 394 (7.54%) Windows
3 237 (4.53%) Unix
4 107 (2.05%) Windows Server
5 103 (1.97%) Apple iOS
6 95 (1.82%) Android
7 92 (1.76%) Windows 10
8 52 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (0.42%) Windows Server 2016
11 20 (0.38%) Solaris
12 14 (0.27%) Windows 7
13 11 (0.21%) AIX
13 11 (0.21%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (0.15%) Kali Linux
16 7 (0.13%) CentOS
16 7 (0.13%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.11%) zOS
18 5 (0.096%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,267 (43.36%) Agile Software Development
2 925 (17.69%) Software Engineering
3 842 (16.11%) Fintech
4 806 (15.42%) DevOps
5 658 (12.59%) Scrum
6 576 (11.02%) Microservices
7 572 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
8 542 (10.37%) Asset Management
9 530 (10.14%) TDD
10 448 (8.57%) Test Automation
11 428 (8.19%) Analytics
12 399 (7.63%) BDD
13 389 (7.44%) Mentoring
14 374 (7.15%) Investment Management
15 373 (7.13%) Decision-Making
16 372 (7.12%) Artificial Intelligence
17 351 (6.71%) SDLC
18 349 (6.68%) Stakeholder Management
19 338 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
20 303 (5.80%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1,694 (32.40%) Java
2 980 (18.75%) SQL
3 952 (18.21%) JavaScript
4 821 (15.70%) C#
5 818 (15.65%) Python
6 325 (6.22%) C++
7 241 (4.61%) Kotlin
8 173 (3.31%) TypeScript
9 150 (2.87%) Java 8
10 139 (2.66%) Bash Shell
11 128 (2.45%) PowerShell
12 125 (2.39%) Scala
12 125 (2.39%) T-SQL
13 111 (2.12%) C
14 90 (1.72%) R
15 78 (1.49%) Go
16 66 (1.26%) Ruby
17 60 (1.15%) Shell Script
18 59 (1.13%) VBA
19 51 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 365 (6.98%) Degree
2 85 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 77 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (0.99%) CCNP
5 44 (0.84%) ISTQB
6 41 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 39 (0.75%) CCIE
8 37 (0.71%) CISSP
9 33 (0.63%) CCNA
9 33 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
9 33 (0.63%) Master's Degree
10 29 (0.55%) PhD
10 29 (0.55%) SAFe Agilist
11 27 (0.52%) ISEB
12 26 (0.50%) PMI Certification
13 25 (0.48%) CISM
14 24 (0.46%) Security Cleared
15 23 (0.44%) SC Cleared
16 21 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
17 20 (0.38%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 210 (4.02%) QA
2 71 (1.36%) SLA
3 55 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 53 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 50 (0.96%) PCI DSS
6 37 (0.71%) PSD2
7 35 (0.67%) GDPR
8 33 (0.63%) PMO
9 27 (0.52%) EMIR
10 25 (0.48%) SEPA
11 21 (0.40%) ISO 20022
11 21 (0.40%) MiFID
12 20 (0.38%) COBIT
13 12 (0.23%) NIST
13 12 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 9 (0.17%) IFRS
15 8 (0.15%) Basel III
15 8 (0.15%) ISO 15022
16 7 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
16 7 (0.13%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 447 (8.55%) Docker
2 152 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 70 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (0.92%) vSphere
5 34 (0.65%) XenApp
6 32 (0.61%) VMware NSX
7 29 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (0.46%) XenDesktop
9 16 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (0.21%) Firmware
10 11 (0.21%) VirtualBox
11 10 (0.19%) Hyper-V
12 8 (0.15%) OpenAM
13 6 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (0.096%) HDFS
14 5 (0.096%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 5 (0.096%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.077%) OpenDJ
15 4 (0.077%) OpenIDM
15 4 (0.077%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 351 (6.71%) Kubernetes
2 241 (4.61%) Terraform
3 239 (4.57%) Ansible
4 96 (1.84%) Puppet
5 83 (1.59%) SCCM
6 81 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
7 38 (0.73%) SCOM
8 32 (0.61%) Microsoft Intune
9 28 (0.54%) vRealize
10 23 (0.44%) Istio
11 22 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
12 21 (0.40%) CA Service Virtualization
13 19 (0.36%) FortiGate
14 16 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 15 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
16 14 (0.27%) PowerCLI
17 13 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
17 13 (0.25%) Prometheus
18 11 (0.21%) Control-M
19 10 (0.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 447 (8.55%) FIS
2 440 (8.42%) WorldPay
3 434 (8.30%) Microsoft
4 379 (7.25%) Oracle
5 299 (5.72%) Google
6 163 (3.12%) Bloomberg
7 155 (2.96%) Cisco
8 114 (2.18%) VMware
9 103 (1.97%) IBM
10 94 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
11 79 (1.51%) SAP
12 72 (1.38%) Citrix
13 66 (1.26%) CheckPoint
14 65 (1.24%) Splunk
15 63 (1.21%) Adobe
16 57 (1.09%) Tableau
17 51 (0.98%) F5
18 50 (0.96%) HP
18 50 (0.96%) Sybase
19 47 (0.90%) Informatica