Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 32 34
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Banking 10,365 10,633 13,113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.95% 6.09% 6.22%
As % of the General category 14.15% 14.50% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6,788 8,818 9,794
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,600 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -3.46%

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 73,267 73,349 93,821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.06% 42.00% 44.53%
Number of salaries quoted 56,713 59,080 75,630
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -5 9,841 £63,000 +0.80% 1,347
London +1 7,791 £69,000 +6.15% 1,024
UK excluding London -22 2,503 £50,000 -4.76% 403
North of England +34 934 £50,000 +4.17% 108
North West +54 782 £50,000 +5.26% 68
South East -56 450 £52,000 +4.00% 85
Scotland +4 424 £54,500 +0.93% 71
Midlands -7 380 £53,500 -6.96% 40
East Midlands +6 190 £55,000 -8.33% 15
West Midlands -16 188 £53,000 -3.64% 25
South West -93 167 £50,000 -4.76% 43
East of England -99 131 £55,000 +10.00% 47
Yorkshire -102 99 £42,500 -15.00% 36
North East +3 56 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Northern Ireland -22 20 £37,500 -38.78% 3
Wales -29 17 £45,000 +35.65% 5
Channel Islands +6 4 £60,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 7,897 (76.19%) Finance
2 3,521 (33.97%) Investment Banking
3 3,419 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
4 2,804 (27.05%) Java
5 2,371 (22.88%) SQL
6 1,965 (18.96%) Wealth Management
7 1,865 (17.99%) Retail Banking
8 1,719 (16.58%) Asset Management
9 1,422 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
10 1,418 (13.68%) Degree
11 1,281 (12.36%) C#
12 1,238 (11.94%) .NET
13 1,184 (11.42%) JavaScript
14 1,177 (11.36%) Windows
15 1,170 (11.29%) Linux
16 1,168 (11.27%) Scrum
17 1,163 (11.22%) Oracle
18 1,145 (11.05%) SQL Server
19 1,128 (10.88%) Unix
20 1,114 (10.75%) Project Management
21 1,105 (10.66%) SDLC
22 987 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
23 964 (9.30%) Risk Management
24 963 (9.29%) Front Office
25 927 (8.94%) Microsoft
26 906 (8.74%) TDD
27 880 (8.49%) Computer Science
28 871 (8.40%) HTML
29 862 (8.32%) Fintech
30 850 (8.20%) DevOps

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
1 254 (2.45%) SAS
2 241 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 216 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 205 (1.98%) Apache
5 196 (1.89%) IIS
6 169 (1.63%) Confluence
7 161 (1.55%) Apache Spark
8 156 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
8 156 (1.51%) WebSphere
9 134 (1.29%) JBoss
10 96 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
11 90 (0.87%) CMS
12 88 (0.85%) Skype for Business
13 82 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
14 73 (0.70%) MS Exchange
15 69 (0.67%) WebLogic
16 54 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 47 (0.45%) Ethereum
18 30 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
19 26 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 382 (3.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 218 (2.10%) Microsoft Office
3 124 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 114 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
5 85 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 29 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 21 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 18 (0.17%) InVision
9 16 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 16 (0.15%) SPSS
10 10 (0.096%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.039%) OmniGraffle
12 3 (0.029%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.029%) Mathcad
13 2 (0.019%) HipChat
13 2 (0.019%) UXPin
14 1 (0.010%) FreeHand
14 1 (0.010%) InDesign
14 1 (0.010%) Weka
Business Applications
1 72 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 67 (0.65%) Distributed Ledger
3 36 (0.35%) ION MarketView
4 34 (0.33%) Temenos T24
5 31 (0.30%) Actimize
5 31 (0.30%) WebTrends
6 29 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
6 29 (0.28%) SAP CO
6 29 (0.28%) SAP FI
6 29 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
7 26 (0.25%) Eikon
8 19 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
9 17 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 16 (0.15%) Magento
11 15 (0.14%) FLEXCUBE
11 15 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
12 14 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
13 12 (0.12%) Markit EDM
13 12 (0.12%) Summit
14 9 (0.087%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 661 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
2 411 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 178 (1.72%) SaaS
4 165 (1.59%) Office 365
5 155 (1.50%) GitHub
6 75 (0.72%) PaaS
7 69 (0.67%) IaaS
8 62 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 62 (0.60%) OpenShift
9 53 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
10 49 (0.47%) npm
11 45 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
12 44 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
13 41 (0.40%) Google Analytics
14 34 (0.33%) OneDrive
15 33 (0.32%) Slack
16 31 (0.30%) Amazon S3
17 30 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
18 26 (0.25%) Heroku
18 26 (0.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 213 (2.05%) Firewall
2 141 (1.36%) TCP/IP
3 137 (1.32%) Internet
4 134 (1.29%) HTTP
5 125 (1.21%) DNS
6 108 (1.04%) Wireless
7 106 (1.02%) Network Security
8 100 (0.96%) WAN
9 95 (0.92%) Unified Communications
10 94 (0.91%) OSPF
11 90 (0.87%) BGP
12 88 (0.85%) DHCP
13 84 (0.81%) MPLS
14 73 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
15 69 (0.67%) Skype
16 66 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
17 65 (0.63%) SSL
18 63 (0.61%) EIGRP
19 61 (0.59%) LAN
20 57 (0.55%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,145 (11.05%) SQL Server
2 472 (4.55%) Big Data
3 460 (4.44%) Blockchain
4 362 (3.49%) NoSQL
5 332 (3.20%) Relational Database
6 264 (2.55%) MongoDB
7 263 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
8 242 (2.33%) Hadoop
9 233 (2.25%) Oracle Database
10 228 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 223 (2.15%) MySQL
12 220 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 158 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
14 137 (1.32%) RDBMS
15 132 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
16 114 (1.10%) QlikView
17 112 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
18 108 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
19 95 (0.92%) Base SAS
20 89 (0.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 531 (5.12%) Git (software)
2 493 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 492 (4.75%) JIRA
4 391 (3.77%) Maven
5 327 (3.15%) TeamCity
6 269 (2.60%) Selenium
7 263 (2.54%) Subversion
8 197 (1.90%) JUnit
9 196 (1.89%) Cucumber
10 183 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
11 159 (1.53%) NUnit
12 155 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 153 (1.48%) MSBuild
14 140 (1.35%) Gradle
15 139 (1.34%) Rhino Mocks
16 130 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 110 (1.06%) Moq
18 91 (0.88%) MSTest
19 87 (0.84%) Hudson
20 85 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 7,897 (76.19%) Finance
2 3,521 (33.97%) Investment Banking
3 1,865 (17.99%) Retail Banking
4 963 (9.29%) Front Office
5 700 (6.75%) Retail
6 510 (4.92%) Financial Institution
7 473 (4.56%) Telecoms
8 423 (4.08%) Law
9 363 (3.50%) Marketing
10 302 (2.91%) Legal
11 263 (2.54%) Back Office
12 196 (1.89%) Advertising
13 166 (1.60%) Corporate Banking
14 122 (1.18%) Private Banking
15 89 (0.86%) International Banking
16 83 (0.80%) French Language
17 72 (0.69%) Games
17 72 (0.69%) German Language
17 72 (0.69%) Manufacturing
18 52 (0.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2,987 (28.82%) Developer
2 1,775 (17.12%) Analyst
3 1,105 (10.66%) Java Developer
4 859 (8.29%) Business Analyst
5 623 (6.01%) C# Developer
5 623 (6.01%) Senior Developer
6 594 (5.73%) Consultant
7 557 (5.37%) Architect
8 515 (4.97%) .NET Developer
9 502 (4.84%) Banking Analyst
10 460 (4.44%) Project Manager
11 382 (3.69%) C# .NET Developer
12 307 (2.96%) Applications Support
13 298 (2.88%) Support Analyst
14 282 (2.72%) Senior Java Developer
15 277 (2.67%) Software Engineer
16 250 (2.41%) SQL Developer
17 243 (2.34%) Financial Analyst
18 222 (2.14%) IT Manager
19 220 (2.12%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,238 (11.94%) .NET
2 871 (8.40%) HTML
3 677 (6.53%) CSS
4 651 (6.28%) AngularJS
5 647 (6.24%) Spring
6 568 (5.48%) Web Services
7 512 (4.94%) ASP.NET
8 507 (4.89%) REST
9 480 (4.63%) HTML5
10 444 (4.28%) RESTful
11 372 (3.59%) XML
12 338 (3.26%) Node.js
13 310 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
14 306 (2.95%) WCF
15 304 (2.93%) .NET Framework
16 301 (2.90%) WPF
17 299 (2.88%) Hibernate
18 289 (2.79%) jQuery
19 283 (2.73%) React
20 279 (2.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1,422 (13.72%) Analytical Skills
2 880 (8.49%) Computer Science
3 862 (8.32%) Fintech
4 655 (6.32%) Equities
5 600 (5.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 578 (5.58%) Greenfield Project
7 496 (4.79%) Fixed Income
8 493 (4.76%) Derivative
9 362 (3.49%) User Experience
10 321 (3.10%) Management Information System
11 310 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
12 264 (2.55%) Data Centre
13 263 (2.54%) Mobile App
14 230 (2.22%) Algorithms
15 197 (1.90%) Data Structures
16 194 (1.87%) Hedge funds
17 184 (1.78%) Online Banking
18 181 (1.75%) Credit Risk
19 168 (1.62%) Client/Server
20 139 (1.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,177 (11.36%) Windows
2 1,170 (11.29%) Linux
3 1,128 (10.88%) Unix
4 410 (3.96%) Windows Server
5 187 (1.80%) Apple iOS
6 183 (1.77%) Android
7 166 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 155 (1.50%) Windows 10
9 154 (1.49%) Windows 7
10 145 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 125 (1.21%) Solaris
12 101 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 48 (0.46%) CentOS
14 38 (0.37%) AIX
15 22 (0.21%) Mac OS
15 22 (0.21%) Mac OS X
16 21 (0.20%) Windows 8
17 20 (0.19%) VMS
18 16 (0.15%) Debian
18 16 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,419 (32.99%) Agile Software Development
2 1,965 (18.96%) Wealth Management
3 1,719 (16.58%) Asset Management
4 1,168 (11.27%) Scrum
5 1,114 (10.75%) Project Management
6 1,105 (10.66%) SDLC
7 987 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 964 (9.30%) Risk Management
9 906 (8.74%) TDD
10 850 (8.20%) DevOps
11 823 (7.94%) Analytics
12 812 (7.83%) Software Engineering
13 811 (7.82%) Continuous Integration
14 771 (7.44%) Change Management
15 755 (7.28%) Test Automation
16 680 (6.56%) OO
17 662 (6.39%) Business Analysis
18 590 (5.69%) ITIL
19 575 (5.55%) MVC
20 570 (5.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2,804 (27.05%) Java
2 2,371 (22.88%) SQL
3 1,281 (12.36%) C#
4 1,184 (11.42%) JavaScript
5 807 (7.79%) Python
6 525 (5.07%) C++
7 486 (4.69%) PowerShell
8 325 (3.14%) Perl
9 289 (2.79%) Shell Script
10 274 (2.64%) Bash Shell
11 241 (2.33%) PL/SQL
12 222 (2.14%) PHP
13 216 (2.08%) T-SQL
14 189 (1.82%) Scala
15 185 (1.78%) R
16 181 (1.75%) C
17 168 (1.62%) Ruby
18 126 (1.22%) VBA
19 113 (1.09%) TypeScript
20 97 (0.94%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,418 (13.68%) Degree
2 429 (4.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 223 (2.15%) CISSP
4 167 (1.61%) CISM
5 158 (1.52%) PMI Certification
6 152 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
7 137 (1.32%) PMP
8 126 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 112 (1.08%) CCNP
10 107 (1.03%) CISA
11 106 (1.02%) Master's Degree
12 100 (0.96%) CCIE
13 93 (0.90%) MCSE
14 77 (0.74%) PhD
15 68 (0.66%) ISEB
16 67 (0.65%) GIAC
17 63 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
18 60 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
18 60 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 57 (0.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 681 (6.57%) QA
2 194 (1.87%) Data Quality
3 168 (1.62%) GDPR
4 152 (1.47%) SLA
5 144 (1.39%) MiFID
6 128 (1.23%) PMO
7 121 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 74 (0.71%) PSD2
9 59 (0.57%) SEPA
10 53 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 45 (0.43%) ISO 9001
12 43 (0.41%) PCI DSS
13 42 (0.41%) EMIR
14 38 (0.37%) IFRS
15 37 (0.36%) COBIT
16 33 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
17 32 (0.31%) IFRS 9
18 28 (0.27%) Basel III
19 21 (0.20%) FATCA
20 19 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 319 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 316 (3.05%) Docker
3 163 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 81 (0.78%) XenApp
5 71 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 69 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 60 (0.58%) XenDesktop
8 50 (0.48%) vSphere
9 36 (0.35%) XenServer
10 35 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
11 32 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
12 24 (0.23%) HDFS
13 18 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
14 15 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 14 (0.14%) Apache Flume
16 10 (0.096%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 7 (0.068%) Firmware
17 7 (0.068%) VMware NSX
18 6 (0.058%) NFS
19 4 (0.039%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 291 (2.81%) Puppet
2 281 (2.71%) Ansible
3 268 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
4 123 (1.19%) SCCM
5 93 (0.90%) Kubernetes
6 69 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
6 69 (0.67%) Nagios
7 66 (0.64%) Terraform
8 52 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
9 49 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
10 47 (0.45%) Cisco UCCE
11 40 (0.39%) SCOM
12 31 (0.30%) Nessus
13 25 (0.24%) Control-M
14 24 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
14 24 (0.23%) Icinga
15 22 (0.21%) Packer
16 19 (0.18%) AirWatch
16 19 (0.18%) CFEngine
16 19 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1,163 (11.22%) Oracle
2 927 (8.94%) Microsoft
3 251 (2.42%) VMware
4 220 (2.12%) Cisco
5 215 (2.07%) Tableau
6 213 (2.05%) Sybase
7 205 (1.98%) Bloomberg
8 198 (1.91%) Google
9 196 (1.89%) Citrix
10 181 (1.75%) IBM
11 167 (1.61%) Red Hat
12 133 (1.28%) Reuters
13 132 (1.27%) SAP
14 119 (1.15%) Splunk
15 102 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
16 99 (0.96%) Murex
17 94 (0.91%) ION Trading
18 91 (0.88%) Adobe
19 89 (0.86%) ServiceNow
20 85 (0.82%) Teradata