Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 57 44
Rank change year-on-year -16 -13 -22
Permanent jobs citing Banking 2,211 6,222 8,504
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.03% 4.61% 5.32%
As % of the General category 10.81% 11.67% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,959 4,950 6,244
Median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £37,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £116,250 £112,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -

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 20,462 53,330 67,616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.33% 39.53% 42.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16,430 40,266 52,087
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.77% +6.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -

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 25 November 2020.

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 25 November 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 -17 2,091 £77,500 +10.71% 418
London +2 1,875 £77,500 +3.33% 282
UK excluding London -106 309 £52,500 -4.55% 166
Work from Home -23 223 £75,000 - 101
Scotland -2 82 £50,000 - 22
North of England -122 75 £52,500 -4.55% 87
South East -18 68 £62,500 +8.70% 27
North West -84 57 £52,500 -4.55% 27
Midlands +22 37 £50,000 +25.00% 12
West Midlands +48 28 £50,000 +25.00% 3
South West -29 18 £55,000 +3.77% 3
Yorkshire -35 14 £66,250 +15.22% 45
East of England +43 10 £55,000 -18.52% 7
Northern Ireland +19 10 £50,000 - 4
East Midlands +42 9 £58,750 +56.67% 9
Isle of Man -1 6 £49,500 +1.02%
North East +8 4 £75,000 +70.77% 15
Wales +13 3 £45,000 +38.46% 4

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 1,400 (63.32%) Finance
2 847 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
3 701 (31.71%) Java
4 600 (27.14%) AWS
5 522 (23.61%) Python
6 500 (22.61%) Azure
7 460 (20.81%) SQL
8 434 (19.63%) DevOps
9 412 (18.63%) Investment Banking
10 367 (16.60%) Fintech
11 341 (15.42%) Asset Management
12 334 (15.11%) JavaScript
13 295 (13.34%) GCP
14 281 (12.71%) Microservices
15 273 (12.35%) Kubernetes
16 260 (11.76%) Front Office
17 253 (11.44%) Microsoft
18 251 (11.35%) Analytics
19 241 (10.90%) Docker
20 236 (10.67%) Software Engineering
21 221 (10.00%) Investment Management
22 219 (9.91%) Web Services
23 216 (9.77%) Fixed Income
23 216 (9.77%) Degree
24 204 (9.23%) Hedge funds
25 197 (8.91%) AngularJS
26 195 (8.82%) .NET
27 192 (8.68%) SQL Server
28 188 (8.50%) Windows
29 187 (8.46%) Machine Learning

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 99 (4.48%) Apache
2 85 (3.84%) Apache Spark
3 47 (2.13%) Confluence
4 39 (1.76%) SharePoint
5 37 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
6 24 (1.09%) SAS
7 15 (0.68%) MS Exchange
7 15 (0.68%) WebSphere
8 13 (0.59%) Tomcat
9 11 (0.50%) MTS
9 11 (0.50%) Tornado
10 10 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (0.41%) IIS
12 8 (0.36%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.32%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
16 4 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 3 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
17 3 (0.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 41 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.63%) Sketch
5 12 (0.54%) InVision
5 12 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 10 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.23%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.23%) Zeplin
9 4 (0.18%) Marvel
10 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.14%) Figma
11 2 (0.090%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.045%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 42 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.59%) Loan IQ
2 13 (0.59%) Sentinel
3 9 (0.41%) Temenos T24
4 4 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
5 3 (0.14%) Actimize
5 3 (0.14%) Eikon
5 3 (0.14%) Endur
5 3 (0.14%) Findur
5 3 (0.14%) FLEXCUBE
5 3 (0.14%) IntelliMatch
5 3 (0.14%) MultiFonds
5 3 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.090%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.090%) Finacle
6 2 (0.090%) Misys Opics
6 2 (0.090%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.090%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.090%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 600 (27.14%) AWS
2 500 (22.61%) Azure
3 295 (13.34%) GCP
4 136 (6.15%) Serverless
5 127 (5.74%) AWS Lambda
6 90 (4.07%) Power Platform
7 73 (3.30%) Amazon ECS
8 70 (3.17%) Office 365
9 65 (2.94%) Apigee
10 55 (2.49%) SaaS
11 43 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
12 42 (1.90%) Dynamics 365
13 40 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
14 38 (1.72%) Amazon S3
15 28 (1.27%) IaaS
16 27 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
17 24 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
18 23 (1.04%) Firebase
19 22 (1.00%) Azure Functions
19 22 (1.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 106 (4.79%) Firewall
2 57 (2.58%) TCP/IP
3 44 (1.99%) Network Security
4 34 (1.54%) DNS
5 33 (1.49%) LAN
6 31 (1.40%) BGP
6 31 (1.40%) VPN
7 29 (1.31%) WAN
8 21 (0.95%) VoIP
9 19 (0.86%) OSPF
10 18 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (0.81%) DHCP
10 18 (0.81%) MPLS
11 16 (0.72%) SAN
11 16 (0.72%) Unified Communications
12 14 (0.63%) Multicast
13 13 (0.59%) VLAN
14 11 (0.50%) EIGRP
14 11 (0.50%) SSL
15 10 (0.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (8.68%) SQL Server
2 159 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
3 123 (5.56%) Big Data
4 107 (4.84%) NoSQL
5 91 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
6 89 (4.03%) Amazon Redshift
7 87 (3.93%) MySQL
8 80 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 78 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 69 (3.12%) Hadoop
11 56 (2.53%) Power BI
12 55 (2.49%) Relational Database
13 50 (2.26%) Tableau
14 49 (2.22%) Data Lake
15 48 (2.17%) MongoDB
16 36 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 31 (1.40%) Blockchain
18 28 (1.27%) Apache Hive
19 26 (1.18%) RDBMS
20 23 (1.04%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 164 (7.42%) Jenkins
2 161 (7.28%) Git (software)
3 84 (3.80%) GitLab
4 72 (3.26%) JIRA
5 53 (2.40%) Artifactory
6 52 (2.35%) Maven
7 51 (2.31%) Cucumber
7 51 (2.31%) Selenium
8 38 (1.72%) Visual Studio
8 38 (1.72%) webpack
9 27 (1.22%) TeamCity
10 19 (0.86%) JUnit
11 17 (0.77%) Gradle
12 16 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 14 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (0.59%) Subversion
15 12 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
15 12 (0.54%) SonarQube
16 11 (0.50%) Bitbucket
17 10 (0.45%) Appium
General
1 1,400 (63.32%) Finance
2 412 (18.63%) Investment Banking
3 260 (11.76%) Front Office
4 108 (4.88%) Retail
5 105 (4.75%) Back Office
6 97 (4.39%) Retail Banking
7 92 (4.16%) Telecoms
8 69 (3.12%) Private Banking
9 60 (2.71%) Financial Institution
10 48 (2.17%) Legal
11 46 (2.08%) Public Sector
12 41 (1.85%) Law
13 35 (1.58%) Manufacturing
14 34 (1.54%) Marketing
15 32 (1.45%) Games
16 27 (1.22%) Automotive
17 16 (0.72%) International Banking
18 15 (0.68%) Advertising
18 15 (0.68%) French Language
19 10 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 659 (29.81%) Developer
2 203 (9.18%) Analyst
3 199 (9.00%) Java Developer
4 193 (8.73%) Architect
5 127 (5.74%) Software Engineer
6 107 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
7 105 (4.75%) Senior Developer
8 95 (4.30%) Python Developer
9 91 (4.12%) DevOps Engineer
10 89 (4.03%) Python Engineer
11 87 (3.93%) Lead Developer
12 86 (3.89%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 76 (3.44%) AWS Engineer
14 74 (3.35%) Business Analyst
15 72 (3.26%) AWS Developer
15 72 (3.26%) Network Engineer
16 70 (3.17%) Cloud Architect
17 62 (2.80%) Java Engineer
18 58 (2.62%) Applications Support
18 58 (2.62%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (9.91%) Web Services
2 197 (8.91%) AngularJS
3 195 (8.82%) .NET
4 179 (8.10%) React
5 162 (7.33%) Spring
6 138 (6.24%) Kafka
7 126 (5.70%) HTML
8 114 (5.16%) CSS
9 105 (4.75%) Spring Boot
10 95 (4.30%) Vue.js
11 85 (3.84%) REST
12 84 (3.80%) Node.js
13 81 (3.66%) gRPC
14 76 (3.44%) OAuth
15 74 (3.35%) ASP.NET
16 68 (3.08%) Redux
17 66 (2.99%) HTML5
17 66 (2.99%) XML
18 58 (2.62%) Swagger
19 47 (2.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 216 (9.77%) Fixed Income
2 204 (9.23%) Hedge funds
3 165 (7.46%) Derivative
4 160 (7.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 137 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
6 128 (5.79%) Equities
7 113 (5.11%) Mobile App
8 76 (3.44%) Greenfield Project
8 76 (3.44%) User Experience
9 70 (3.17%) Cloud Native
10 59 (2.67%) Management Information System
11 57 (2.58%) Data Centre
12 54 (2.44%) Data Structures
13 52 (2.35%) Algorithms
14 50 (2.26%) Mobile Banking
15 48 (2.17%) Social Network
16 46 (2.08%) SWIFT
17 34 (1.54%) Market Risk
18 29 (1.31%) Online Banking
19 28 (1.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 188 (8.50%) Windows
2 173 (7.82%) Linux
3 121 (5.47%) Unix
4 64 (2.89%) Windows Server
5 53 (2.40%) Android
6 47 (2.13%) Windows 10
7 42 (1.90%) Apple iOS
8 32 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (0.90%) Windows Server 2016
11 18 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (0.63%) Windows 7
13 13 (0.59%) Solaris
14 9 (0.41%) CentOS
15 7 (0.32%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.27%) AIX
17 5 (0.23%) CoreOS
17 5 (0.23%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.23%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 847 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
2 434 (19.63%) DevOps
3 367 (16.60%) Fintech
4 341 (15.42%) Asset Management
5 281 (12.71%) Microservices
6 251 (11.35%) Analytics
7 236 (10.67%) Software Engineering
8 221 (10.00%) Investment Management
9 187 (8.46%) Machine Learning
10 176 (7.96%) OO
11 169 (7.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 168 (7.60%) Scrum
13 151 (6.83%) Mentoring
14 149 (6.74%) SDLC
15 148 (6.69%) TDD
16 138 (6.24%) Problem-Solving
17 123 (5.56%) Information Security
18 120 (5.43%) Computer Science
19 118 (5.34%) Test Automation
20 116 (5.25%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 701 (31.71%) Java
2 522 (23.61%) Python
3 460 (20.81%) SQL
4 334 (15.11%) JavaScript
5 174 (7.87%) C#
6 119 (5.38%) Scala
7 110 (4.98%) Kotlin
8 84 (3.80%) C++
9 82 (3.71%) PowerShell
10 72 (3.26%) Java 8
11 64 (2.89%) Shell Script
12 61 (2.76%) Go
13 51 (2.31%) Bash Shell
14 50 (2.26%) C
15 48 (2.17%) TypeScript
16 36 (1.63%) R
17 33 (1.49%) T-SQL
18 30 (1.36%) Perl
19 26 (1.18%) Ruby
20 24 (1.09%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 216 (9.77%) Degree
2 85 (3.84%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 63 (2.85%) CISSP
5 44 (1.99%) CCNP
6 40 (1.81%) Sun Certification
7 34 (1.54%) CISM
8 30 (1.36%) PhD
9 28 (1.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 20 (0.90%) CCNA
10 20 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (0.86%) CCIE
12 16 (0.72%) CISA
13 15 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
14 13 (0.59%) Master's Degree
15 12 (0.54%) AWS Certification
15 12 (0.54%) CCSP
16 11 (0.50%) CREST Certified
16 11 (0.50%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (2.94%) QA
2 50 (2.26%) NIST
3 36 (1.63%) Data Quality
4 30 (1.36%) MiFID
5 29 (1.31%) EMIR
6 27 (1.22%) SLA
7 25 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 23 (1.04%) Dodd-Frank
9 20 (0.90%) COBIT
10 19 (0.86%) GDPR
11 17 (0.77%) PMO
12 11 (0.50%) PCI DSS
13 8 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 8 (0.36%) PSD2
13 8 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (0.36%) SEPA
14 7 (0.32%) ISO 20022
15 5 (0.23%) IFRS
15 5 (0.23%) TARGET2
16 3 (0.14%) ITGC
System Software
1 241 (10.90%) Docker
2 117 (5.29%) Active Directory
3 57 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 17 (0.77%) vSphere
5 16 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.45%) XenDesktop
7 9 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.23%) HDFS
9 4 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.18%) LXC
9 4 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.18%) XenApp
10 3 (0.14%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.090%) Firmware
11 2 (0.090%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.090%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.090%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.045%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 273 (12.35%) Kubernetes
2 127 (5.74%) Terraform
3 121 (5.47%) Ansible
4 55 (2.49%) Puppet
5 41 (1.85%) Istio
5 41 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
6 37 (1.67%) SCCM
7 25 (1.13%) Microsoft Intune
8 17 (0.77%) SCOM
9 14 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
10 12 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 11 (0.50%) CSIRT
12 10 (0.45%) PowerCLI
13 9 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
13 9 (0.41%) Data Guard
14 7 (0.32%) vCenter Server
15 6 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
15 6 (0.27%) QRadar
16 5 (0.23%) Prometheus
16 5 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 253 (11.44%) Microsoft
2 145 (6.56%) Google
3 134 (6.06%) Oracle
4 105 (4.75%) Cisco
5 88 (3.98%) VMware
6 49 (2.22%) Databricks
7 36 (1.63%) IBM
8 35 (1.58%) Red Hat
9 29 (1.31%) Citrix
10 26 (1.18%) CheckPoint
11 24 (1.09%) F5
11 24 (1.09%) Palo Alto
11 24 (1.09%) Solace
12 23 (1.04%) Bloomberg
13 21 (0.95%) SAP
14 19 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
15 18 (0.81%) Atlassian
16 17 (0.77%) Splunk
17 16 (0.72%) Juniper
17 16 (0.72%) Murex