Period
to 26 September 2017

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 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 44 27
Rank change year-on-year +24 -17 +9
Permanent jobs citing Banking 15681 10613 14853
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.84% 5.51% 6.78%
As % of the General category 20.32% 12.88% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7738 8475 11072
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £96,250 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 77172 82404 97458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.50% 42.75% 44.48%
Number of salaries quoted 56113 67431 77487
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Banking in the UK

Banking
Top 16 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 September 2017. 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 +25 15078 £65,000 +8.33% 338
London +13 12997 £67,500 +3.85% 260
UK excluding London -20 2618 £50,000 - 129
North of England +5 810 £50,000 - 36
North West +25 645 £50,000 +5.26% 20
Scotland -8 538 £52,500 -0.94% 51
South East -67 471 £52,500 +10.53% 17
Midlands +51 412 £55,000 - 6
West Midlands +13 236 £55,000 - 5
South West -5 217 £50,000 +17.65% 15
East Midlands +86 174 £56,250 -10.00% 1
East of England -56 163 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Yorkshire -87 152 £47,500 -5.00% 11
Northern Ireland -2 25 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Wales -9 22 £85,000 +104.82%
North East -3 13 £55,000 +69.23% 5

For the 6 months to 26 September 2017, IT jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Banking.

1 12812 (81.70%) Finance
2 8204 (52.32%) Investment Banking
3 7091 (45.22%) Retail
4 6364 (40.58%) Asset Management
5 6322 (40.32%) Retail Banking
6 6311 (40.25%) Wealth Management
7 4846 (30.90%) Agile Software Development
8 4472 (28.52%) Java
9 3291 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
10 3176 (20.25%) SQL
11 2460 (15.69%) SDLC
12 2245 (14.32%) Oracle
13 2199 (14.02%) Project Management
14 2115 (13.49%) Degree
15 2037 (12.99%) Front Office
16 1918 (12.23%) C#
17 1865 (11.89%) Unix
18 1767 (11.27%) Linux
19 1757 (11.20%) .NET
20 1742 (11.11%) SQL Server
21 1617 (10.31%) Windows
22 1572 (10.02%) Scrum
23 1540 (9.82%) Analytics
24 1503 (9.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 1466 (9.35%) Microsoft
26 1451 (9.25%) JavaScript
27 1436 (9.16%) Business Analysis
28 1427 (9.10%) Derivative
29 1310 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
30 1247 (7.95%) Multithreading

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
1 506 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 371 (2.37%) Apache
3 366 (2.33%) SAS
4 346 (2.21%) SharePoint
5 288 (1.84%) MS Exchange
6 257 (1.64%) WebSphere
7 244 (1.56%) JBoss
8 218 (1.39%) Skype for Business
9 199 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
10 195 (1.24%) Apache Spark
11 189 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
12 187 (1.19%) Confluence
13 151 (0.96%) IIS
14 136 (0.87%) CMS
15 123 (0.78%) WebLogic
16 93 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
17 89 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
18 82 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 78 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
20 57 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 654 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 413 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
3 259 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 130 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 100 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
6 50 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 45 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 42 (0.27%) InVision
9 27 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
10 18 (0.11%) SPSS
11 10 (0.064%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 7 (0.045%) Campfire
13 6 (0.038%) Adobe After Effects
14 5 (0.032%) OmniGraffle
15 4 (0.026%) EngageOne
15 4 (0.026%) UXPin
16 3 (0.019%) UserZoom
17 2 (0.013%) LaTeX
18 1 (0.006%) Acrobat
18 1 (0.006%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 118 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 103 (0.66%) Actimize
3 84 (0.54%) Temenos T24
4 83 (0.53%) ION MarketView
5 57 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
6 50 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
7 44 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 34 (0.22%) Markit EDM
9 29 (0.18%) RMDS
10 22 (0.14%) SAP CO
10 22 (0.14%) SAP FI
10 22 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
11 20 (0.13%) Misys Equation
12 18 (0.11%) Eikon
12 18 (0.11%) Temenos Globus
13 14 (0.089%) Hyperion Planning
13 14 (0.089%) Summit
14 13 (0.083%) SAP S/4HANA
15 12 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
15 12 (0.077%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 465 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 313 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 222 (1.42%) GitHub
4 182 (1.16%) SaaS
5 159 (1.01%) IaaS
6 106 (0.68%) Office 365
7 79 (0.50%) PaaS
8 38 (0.24%) OpenShift
9 37 (0.24%) npm
10 36 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
11 28 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
12 18 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
13 16 (0.10%) CloudFront
14 15 (0.096%) Google Cloud Platform
15 14 (0.089%) Amazon EC2
15 14 (0.089%) IBM Blueworks
15 14 (0.089%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 13 (0.083%) Dynamics 365
16 13 (0.083%) Google Analytics
17 12 (0.077%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 411 (2.62%) Firewall
2 224 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 196 (1.25%) Skype
4 192 (1.22%) Internet
5 159 (1.01%) DNS
6 153 (0.98%) HTTP
7 131 (0.84%) WAN
8 130 (0.83%) Wireless
9 117 (0.75%) OSPF
10 116 (0.74%) BGP
11 108 (0.69%) Network Security
12 101 (0.64%) SSL
13 98 (0.62%) VoIP
14 96 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
14 96 (0.61%) MPLS
15 95 (0.61%) LAN
16 94 (0.60%) EIGRP
17 92 (0.59%) VPN
18 88 (0.56%) LDAP
19 85 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1742 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 577 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
3 537 (3.42%) Relational Database
4 522 (3.33%) Big Data
5 373 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 357 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 342 (2.18%) NoSQL
8 332 (2.12%) Oracle Database
9 299 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 290 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 254 (1.62%) Blockchain
12 252 (1.61%) MySQL
13 239 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
14 237 (1.51%) MongoDB
15 208 (1.33%) RDBMS
16 171 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
17 165 (1.05%) SAS Visual Analytics
18 158 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
19 156 (0.99%) Base SAS
20 155 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 821 (5.24%) JIRA
2 681 (4.34%) TeamCity
3 605 (3.86%) Maven
4 514 (3.28%) Git (software)
5 485 (3.09%) Subversion
6 445 (2.84%) Jenkins
7 377 (2.40%) JUnit
8 271 (1.73%) Selenium
9 208 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 197 (1.26%) Cucumber
11 170 (1.08%) Visual Studio
12 159 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
13 155 (0.99%) Hudson
14 154 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
15 152 (0.97%) NUnit
16 129 (0.82%) MSBuild
16 129 (0.82%) ProC
17 124 (0.79%) Rhino Mocks
18 122 (0.78%) Gradle
19 113 (0.72%) MSTest
General
1 12812 (81.70%) Finance
2 8204 (52.32%) Investment Banking
3 7091 (45.22%) Retail
4 6322 (40.32%) Retail Banking
5 2037 (12.99%) Front Office
6 705 (4.50%) Financial Institution
7 535 (3.41%) Marketing
8 474 (3.02%) Legal
9 444 (2.83%) Back Office
10 383 (2.44%) Telecoms
11 193 (1.23%) Private Banking
12 186 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
13 184 (1.17%) Law
14 114 (0.73%) German Language
14 114 (0.73%) Manufacturing
15 103 (0.66%) Publishing
16 101 (0.64%) Electronics
17 88 (0.56%) International Banking
18 87 (0.55%) Advertising
19 79 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 4222 (26.92%) Developer
2 2894 (18.46%) Analyst
3 1703 (10.86%) Java Developer
4 1603 (10.22%) Business Analyst
5 988 (6.30%) Senior Developer
6 839 (5.35%) Architect
7 777 (4.96%) C# Developer
8 773 (4.93%) Consultant
9 672 (4.29%) Software Engineer
10 597 (3.81%) .NET Developer
11 573 (3.65%) Banking Analyst
12 563 (3.59%) Project Manager
13 490 (3.12%) Senior Java Developer
14 441 (2.81%) C# .NET Developer
15 440 (2.81%) Support Analyst
16 439 (2.80%) IT Analyst
17 408 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
18 400 (2.55%) Financial Analyst
19 334 (2.13%) Service Analyst
20 331 (2.11%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1757 (11.20%) .NET
2 976 (6.22%) HTML
3 793 (5.06%) Spring
4 729 (4.65%) Web Services
5 702 (4.48%) XML
6 671 (4.28%) CSS
7 650 (4.15%) AngularJS
8 645 (4.11%) REST
9 588 (3.75%) ASP.NET
10 495 (3.16%) HTML5
11 471 (3.00%) RESTful
12 411 (2.62%) FIX Protocol
13 408 (2.60%) Hibernate
14 407 (2.60%) SOAP
15 344 (2.19%) J2EE
16 330 (2.10%) ASP.NET MVC
17 328 (2.09%) WPF
18 325 (2.07%) Middleware
19 317 (2.02%) WCF
20 315 (2.01%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3291 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
2 1503 (9.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1427 (9.10%) Derivative
4 1173 (7.48%) Equities
5 1111 (7.09%) Computer Science
6 918 (5.85%) Fixed Income
7 783 (4.99%) User Experience
8 765 (4.88%) Fintech
9 737 (4.70%) Management Information System
10 649 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
11 630 (4.02%) Greenfield Project
12 453 (2.89%) Equity Derivative
13 442 (2.82%) Credit Risk
14 397 (2.53%) Reference Data
15 321 (2.05%) Algorithms
16 279 (1.78%) Data Centre
17 264 (1.68%) Data Structures
18 234 (1.49%) Online Banking
19 212 (1.35%) Market Risk
20 208 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1865 (11.89%) Unix
2 1767 (11.27%) Linux
3 1617 (10.31%) Windows
4 519 (3.31%) Windows Server
5 297 (1.89%) Android
6 296 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 294 (1.87%) Apple iOS
8 246 (1.57%) Solaris
9 202 (1.29%) Windows 7
10 149 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 121 (0.77%) Mac OS X
12 100 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 90 (0.57%) Windows 10
14 69 (0.44%) CentOS
15 42 (0.27%) AIX
16 33 (0.21%) Ubuntu
17 16 (0.10%) Fedora
17 16 (0.10%) Windows 8
18 12 (0.077%) Windows Server 2003
19 11 (0.070%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 6364 (40.58%) Asset Management
2 6311 (40.25%) Wealth Management
3 4846 (30.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2460 (15.69%) SDLC
5 2199 (14.02%) Project Management
6 1572 (10.02%) Scrum
7 1540 (9.82%) Analytics
8 1436 (9.16%) Business Analysis
9 1310 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 1247 (7.95%) Multithreading
11 1231 (7.85%) Risk Management
12 1184 (7.55%) Software Engineering
13 1138 (7.26%) OO
14 1109 (7.07%) TDD
15 1103 (7.03%) Test Automation
16 1091 (6.96%) Continuous Integration
17 1007 (6.42%) Change Management
18 1001 (6.38%) DevOps
19 971 (6.19%) ITIL
20 920 (5.87%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 4472 (28.52%) Java
2 3176 (20.25%) SQL
3 1918 (12.23%) C#
4 1451 (9.25%) JavaScript
5 1061 (6.77%) Python
6 725 (4.62%) C++
7 548 (3.49%) Shell Script
8 518 (3.30%) PowerShell
9 506 (3.23%) Perl
10 458 (2.92%) PL/SQL
11 410 (2.61%) R
12 327 (2.09%) C
13 308 (1.96%) T-SQL
14 279 (1.78%) Bash Shell
15 244 (1.56%) Scala
16 163 (1.04%) PHP
17 146 (0.93%) Ruby
18 144 (0.92%) VBA
19 132 (0.84%) SAS Macro
20 129 (0.82%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 2115 (13.49%) Degree
2 566 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 290 (1.85%) CISSP
4 230 (1.47%) CISM
5 220 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 203 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
7 198 (1.26%) Master's Degree
8 186 (1.19%) MCSE
9 172 (1.10%) CCNP
10 140 (0.89%) ISEB
11 135 (0.86%) PMI Certification
12 133 (0.85%) CISA
13 130 (0.83%) Citrix Certification
14 116 (0.74%) CCIE
15 102 (0.65%) CCA
15 102 (0.65%) ISTQB
16 100 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
17 84 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
18 81 (0.52%) CCVP
19 79 (0.50%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1143 (7.29%) QA
2 258 (1.65%) MiFID
3 252 (1.61%) PMO
4 197 (1.26%) SLA
5 154 (0.98%) Data Quality
6 120 (0.77%) Basel III
7 118 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 111 (0.71%) EMIR
9 100 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
10 86 (0.55%) PCI DSS
11 85 (0.54%) GDPR
12 83 (0.53%) SEPA
13 62 (0.40%) ISO 9001
14 51 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 48 (0.31%) COBIT
16 44 (0.28%) ISO 20022
16 44 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 39 (0.25%) IFRS
18 31 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
19 29 (0.18%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 522 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 216 (1.38%) Docker
3 195 (1.24%) XenApp
4 181 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 161 (1.03%) XenDesktop
6 61 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
7 54 (0.34%) vSphere
8 52 (0.33%) Hyper-V
9 51 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 49 (0.31%) XenServer
11 43 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
12 28 (0.18%) Firmware
13 26 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 24 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
15 18 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
16 17 (0.11%) HDFS
16 17 (0.11%) Postfix
17 14 (0.089%) Apache Flume
18 10 (0.064%) NFS
19 7 (0.045%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 254 (1.62%) Puppet
2 229 (1.46%) SCCM
3 228 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
4 213 (1.36%) Ansible
5 107 (0.68%) AirWatch
6 92 (0.59%) Nagios
7 89 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
8 74 (0.47%) PowerBroker
9 72 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
10 71 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
11 70 (0.45%) Cisco UCCE
12 69 (0.44%) Nessus
13 67 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
14 46 (0.29%) Terraform
15 44 (0.28%) Control-M
16 41 (0.26%) Opsview
17 38 (0.24%) Kubernetes
18 31 (0.20%) WSUS
19 30 (0.19%) SCOM
20 29 (0.18%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 2245 (14.32%) Oracle
2 1466 (9.35%) Microsoft
3 505 (3.22%) Murex
4 427 (2.72%) VMware
5 422 (2.69%) Sybase
6 330 (2.10%) Citrix
7 324 (2.07%) Cisco
8 310 (1.98%) Red Hat
9 303 (1.93%) Tableau
10 297 (1.89%) SAP
11 276 (1.76%) IBM
12 258 (1.65%) Splunk
13 250 (1.59%) ION Trading
14 220 (1.40%) ServiceNow
15 186 (1.19%) McAfee
16 161 (1.03%) Cognizant
17 155 (0.99%) Apple
18 154 (0.98%) Palo Alto
19 151 (0.96%) Bloomberg
20 137 (0.87%) Google