Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 36 39
Rank change year-on-year -16 +3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Banking 8,860 10,057 11,937
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.01% 5.92% 5.83%
As % of the General category 12.06% 14.30% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6,501 8,341 9,028
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £102,500 £96,250 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -4.04%

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 73,455 70,343 90,850
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.54% 41.39% 44.38%
Number of salaries quoted 57,600 56,502 73,756
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -18 8,324 £65,000 +4.00% 1,604
London -5 6,363 £70,000 +7.69% 1,258
UK excluding London -12 2,426 £50,000 - 445
North of England +49 919 £50,000 +5.26% 110
North West +39 747 £50,000 +5.26% 68
South East -55 418 £50,000 - 92
Scotland 0 414 £55,000 +2.80% 82
Midlands -10 338 £50,000 -4.76% 51
East Midlands -2 187 £48,750 -15.22% 22
South West -102 164 £55,000 +7.86% 43
West Midlands -7 151 £50,000 +17.65% 28
East of England -78 136 £58,750 +17.50% 50
Yorkshire -39 114 £45,000 -5.26% 29
North East +26 61 £45,000 -35.71% 13
Wales -4 29 £46,250 +39.42% 13
Northern Ireland +3 18 £37,500 -38.78% 4
Channel Islands +6 5 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 6,548 (73.91%) Finance
2 2,952 (33.32%) Agile Software Development
3 2,335 (26.35%) Java
4 2,172 (24.51%) SQL
5 2,167 (24.46%) Investment Banking
6 1,375 (15.52%) Degree
7 1,294 (14.60%) C#
8 1,218 (13.75%) .NET
9 1,126 (12.71%) Problem-Solving
10 1,113 (12.56%) JavaScript
11 1,034 (11.67%) Linux
12 1,007 (11.37%) SQL Server
13 1,000 (11.29%) Scrum
14 982 (11.08%) Windows
15 953 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
16 919 (10.37%) Risk Management
17 869 (9.81%) Project Management
18 859 (9.70%) Oracle
19 857 (9.67%) TDD
20 854 (9.64%) Fintech
21 839 (9.47%) HTML
22 837 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
23 822 (9.28%) Computer Science
24 803 (9.06%) Unix
24 803 (9.06%) Python
25 791 (8.93%) Microsoft
26 761 (8.59%) DevOps
27 760 (8.58%) Front Office
28 726 (8.19%) Test Automation
29 723 (8.16%) Change 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
1 231 (2.61%) Tomcat
2 188 (2.12%) Apache
3 184 (2.08%) SAS
4 178 (2.01%) Confluence
5 159 (1.79%) IIS
6 155 (1.75%) SharePoint
7 150 (1.69%) Apache Spark
8 130 (1.47%) JBoss
9 125 (1.41%) WebSphere
10 94 (1.06%) Ethereum
11 87 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
12 68 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
13 67 (0.76%) MS Exchange
14 55 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
15 54 (0.61%) WebLogic
16 53 (0.60%) CMS
17 52 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 52 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
18 51 (0.58%) Mule
19 31 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 331 (3.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 237 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
3 99 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
4 93 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 87 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 28 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 11 (0.12%) Photoshop
9 10 (0.11%) SPSS
10 7 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (0.068%) HipChat
12 3 (0.034%) Mathcad
12 3 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.034%) S-PLUS
13 2 (0.023%) FreeHand
14 1 (0.011%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.011%) InVision
14 1 (0.011%) Mingle
14 1 (0.011%) UXPin
14 1 (0.011%) Weka
Business Applications
1 91 (1.03%) Distributed Ledger
2 55 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 27 (0.30%) Temenos T24
3 27 (0.30%) WebTrends
4 26 (0.29%) thinkFolio
5 21 (0.24%) Summit
6 20 (0.23%) SAP CO
6 20 (0.23%) SAP FI
6 20 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
7 18 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
8 17 (0.19%) Eikon
8 17 (0.19%) Magento
9 13 (0.15%) FLEXCUBE
9 13 (0.15%) ION MarketView
9 13 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 11 (0.12%) BASE24
10 11 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
11 9 (0.10%) Actimize
11 9 (0.10%) Markit EDM
12 8 (0.090%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 718 (8.10%) Amazon AWS
2 454 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 226 (2.55%) GitHub
4 220 (2.48%) SaaS
5 154 (1.74%) Office 365
6 122 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
7 105 (1.19%) PaaS
8 79 (0.89%) IaaS
9 69 (0.78%) Slack
10 67 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
11 62 (0.70%) Amazon S3
12 49 (0.55%) OpenShift
13 48 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
14 45 (0.51%) npm
15 40 (0.45%) Trello
16 34 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
17 29 (0.33%) Google Analytics
18 28 (0.32%) Serverless
19 26 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
20 25 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 154 (1.74%) Firewall
2 121 (1.37%) WAN
3 112 (1.26%) HTTP
3 112 (1.26%) Internet
4 111 (1.25%) TCP/IP
5 107 (1.21%) DNS
6 105 (1.19%) LAN
7 82 (0.93%) Wireless
8 78 (0.88%) DHCP
9 76 (0.86%) Network Security
10 52 (0.59%) Unified Communications
11 49 (0.55%) BGP
11 49 (0.55%) OSPF
12 48 (0.54%) MPLS
13 44 (0.50%) VPN
14 43 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
15 41 (0.46%) SSL
16 38 (0.43%) FIX Connectivity
17 34 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
17 34 (0.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,007 (11.37%) SQL Server
2 551 (6.22%) Blockchain
3 501 (5.65%) Big Data
4 439 (4.95%) NoSQL
5 264 (2.98%) MySQL
6 261 (2.95%) Relational Database
7 236 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 214 (2.42%) MongoDB
9 212 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
9 212 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 200 (2.26%) Hadoop
11 193 (2.18%) Oracle Database
12 174 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
13 135 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
14 132 (1.49%) Redis
15 99 (1.12%) RDBMS
16 98 (1.11%) DB2
17 82 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 81 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
19 66 (0.74%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 561 (6.33%) Git (software)
2 513 (5.79%) Jenkins
3 407 (4.59%) JIRA
4 335 (3.78%) Maven
5 259 (2.92%) Selenium
6 215 (2.43%) TeamCity
7 177 (2.00%) JUnit
8 173 (1.95%) Subversion
9 159 (1.79%) Cucumber
10 151 (1.70%) NUnit
11 143 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
12 124 (1.40%) Rhino Mocks
13 123 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
14 111 (1.25%) Gradle
15 105 (1.19%) MSBuild
16 104 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 99 (1.12%) Moq
18 83 (0.94%) MSTest
19 81 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
20 78 (0.88%) SoapUI
General
1 6,548 (73.91%) Finance
2 2,167 (24.46%) Investment Banking
3 760 (8.58%) Front Office
4 684 (7.72%) Retail
5 588 (6.64%) Telecoms
6 520 (5.87%) Retail Banking
7 515 (5.81%) Financial Institution
8 444 (5.01%) Law
9 288 (3.25%) Legal
10 287 (3.24%) Back Office
11 283 (3.19%) Marketing
12 247 (2.79%) Advertising
13 153 (1.73%) Corporate Banking
14 99 (1.12%) Games
15 92 (1.04%) German Language
16 89 (1.00%) Private Banking
17 83 (0.94%) French Language
18 82 (0.93%) Manufacturing
19 77 (0.87%) International Banking
20 61 (0.69%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 2,763 (31.19%) Developer
2 1,367 (15.43%) Analyst
3 930 (10.50%) Java Developer
4 648 (7.31%) C# Developer
5 589 (6.65%) Business Analyst
6 552 (6.23%) Consultant
7 525 (5.93%) Architect
8 514 (5.80%) Senior Developer
9 488 (5.51%) .NET Developer
10 422 (4.76%) Project Manager
11 369 (4.16%) Banking Analyst
12 365 (4.12%) C# .NET Developer
13 304 (3.43%) Applications Support
14 264 (2.98%) SQL Developer
15 244 (2.75%) Junior
16 224 (2.53%) Software Engineer
17 208 (2.35%) Solutions Architect
18 204 (2.30%) Senior Java Developer
19 203 (2.29%) Support Analyst
20 194 (2.19%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,218 (13.75%) .NET
2 839 (9.47%) HTML
3 677 (7.64%) AngularJS
4 649 (7.33%) CSS
5 599 (6.76%) Spring
6 547 (6.17%) Web Services
7 534 (6.03%) ASP.NET
8 484 (5.46%) HTML5
9 475 (5.36%) REST
10 417 (4.71%) Node.js
11 410 (4.63%) RESTful
12 368 (4.15%) React
13 360 (4.06%) XML
14 340 (3.84%) .NET Framework
15 337 (3.80%) WPF
16 329 (3.71%) WCF
17 314 (3.54%) jQuery
18 301 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC
19 270 (3.05%) Hibernate
20 241 (2.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 953 (10.76%) Analytical Skills
2 854 (9.64%) Fintech
3 822 (9.28%) Computer Science
4 542 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
5 528 (5.96%) Equities
6 468 (5.28%) Fixed Income
7 420 (4.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 382 (4.31%) Derivative
9 316 (3.57%) Mobile App
10 291 (3.28%) User Experience
11 277 (3.13%) Management Information System
12 271 (3.06%) Hedge funds
13 258 (2.91%) Data Centre
14 251 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
15 246 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
16 204 (2.30%) Algorithms
17 179 (2.02%) Data Structures
18 161 (1.82%) Client/Server
19 149 (1.68%) Credit Risk
20 141 (1.59%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1,034 (11.67%) Linux
2 982 (11.08%) Windows
3 803 (9.06%) Unix
4 279 (3.15%) Windows Server
5 146 (1.65%) Android
5 146 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 138 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 129 (1.46%) Windows 7
8 118 (1.33%) Windows 10
9 96 (1.08%) Solaris
10 94 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
11 54 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
12 51 (0.58%) AIX
13 46 (0.52%) VMS
14 29 (0.33%) Ubuntu
15 27 (0.30%) HPUX
16 23 (0.26%) CentOS
17 18 (0.20%) Windows 8
18 17 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
19 16 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,952 (33.32%) Agile Software Development
2 1,126 (12.71%) Problem-Solving
3 1,000 (11.29%) Scrum
4 919 (10.37%) Risk Management
5 869 (9.81%) Project Management
6 857 (9.67%) TDD
7 837 (9.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 761 (8.59%) DevOps
9 726 (8.19%) Test Automation
10 723 (8.16%) Change Management
11 714 (8.06%) Analytics
12 703 (7.93%) Wealth Management
13 684 (7.72%) Continuous Integration
14 668 (7.54%) Software Engineering
15 646 (7.29%) SDLC
16 635 (7.17%) OO
17 525 (5.93%) MVC
18 497 (5.61%) Microservices
19 490 (5.53%) ITIL
20 457 (5.16%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2,335 (26.35%) Java
2 2,172 (24.51%) SQL
3 1,294 (14.60%) C#
4 1,113 (12.56%) JavaScript
5 803 (9.06%) Python
6 514 (5.80%) C++
7 390 (4.40%) PowerShell
8 319 (3.60%) Java 8
9 304 (3.43%) Bash Shell
10 256 (2.89%) Perl
11 224 (2.53%) Ruby
12 215 (2.43%) Scala
13 214 (2.42%) Shell Script
14 212 (2.39%) T-SQL
15 199 (2.25%) PHP
16 185 (2.09%) C
17 161 (1.82%) VBA
18 151 (1.70%) PL/SQL
19 138 (1.56%) ES6
20 134 (1.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1,375 (15.52%) Degree
2 340 (3.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 158 (1.78%) CISSP
4 135 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
5 122 (1.38%) PMI Certification
6 120 (1.35%) CISM
7 119 (1.34%) PMP
8 99 (1.12%) Master's Degree
9 95 (1.07%) CISA
10 94 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
11 78 (0.88%) CCIE
12 75 (0.85%) CCNP
12 75 (0.85%) PhD
13 62 (0.70%) ISTQB
13 62 (0.70%) MCSE
14 59 (0.67%) CCNA
15 56 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 55 (0.62%) GIAC
17 53 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
18 41 (0.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 505 (5.70%) QA
2 169 (1.91%) Data Quality
3 142 (1.60%) SLA
4 135 (1.52%) GDPR
5 130 (1.47%) PMO
6 123 (1.39%) MiFID
7 104 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 94 (1.06%) PSD2
9 48 (0.54%) PCI DSS
10 41 (0.46%) SEPA
11 29 (0.33%) COBIT
12 28 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
12 28 (0.32%) ISO 9001
13 27 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 26 (0.29%) EMIR
15 22 (0.25%) IFRS
16 20 (0.23%) IFRS 9
17 18 (0.20%) FATCA
18 14 (0.16%) Solvency II
19 10 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 328 (3.70%) Docker
2 244 (2.75%) Active Directory
3 107 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
5 45 (0.51%) Hyper-V
6 32 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 27 (0.30%) XenApp
8 21 (0.24%) vSphere
9 15 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (0.16%) HDFS
11 9 (0.10%) Apache Flume
12 8 (0.090%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 8 (0.090%) VMware NSX
13 6 (0.068%) XenDesktop
14 5 (0.056%) Firmware
14 5 (0.056%) NFS
14 5 (0.056%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.056%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 4 (0.045%) iptables
15 4 (0.045%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 267 (3.01%) Ansible
2 230 (2.60%) Puppet
3 227 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
4 152 (1.72%) Kubernetes
5 99 (1.12%) SCCM
6 59 (0.67%) Terraform
7 48 (0.54%) Nagios
8 45 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
9 29 (0.33%) SCOM
10 25 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
11 22 (0.25%) Automic
11 22 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
11 22 (0.25%) Packer
12 21 (0.24%) Control-M
13 19 (0.21%) Icinga
14 18 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
15 16 (0.18%) BladeLogic
15 16 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
16 15 (0.17%) Cisco UCCE
17 14 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 859 (9.70%) Oracle
2 791 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 212 (2.39%) Bloomberg
4 193 (2.18%) Cisco
5 187 (2.11%) IBM
6 176 (1.99%) VMware
7 174 (1.96%) Sybase
8 161 (1.82%) Google
9 146 (1.65%) Tableau
10 143 (1.61%) Red Hat
11 134 (1.51%) Splunk
12 128 (1.44%) Citrix
13 123 (1.39%) Reuters
14 117 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
15 86 (0.97%) Adobe
16 85 (0.96%) SAP
17 82 (0.93%) F5
18 78 (0.88%) AppDynamics
19 70 (0.79%) Fidessa
20 64 (0.72%) Teradata