Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 24 47
Rank change year-on-year -21 +23 -18
Permanent jobs citing Banking 9,295 14,310 10,789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.48% 8.08% 5.44%
As % of the General category 13.25% 18.68% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6,342 7,799 8,418
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -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 70,177 76,590 86,947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.38% 43.27% 43.82%
Number of salaries quoted 53,971 56,943 71,113
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -20 8,778 £65,000 +4.00% 1,278
London -13 7,131 £70,000 +7.69% 1,029
UK excluding London -17 2,089 £51,500 +3.00% 321
North of England +22 790 £50,000 - 71
North West +15 612 £55,000 +10.00% 44
South East -40 386 £51,000 +2.00% 81
Scotland -15 369 £55,000 +4.76% 62
Midlands -32 264 £48,750 -2.50% 34
East Midlands -25 136 £50,000 -4.76% 19
Yorkshire +15 135 £45,000 -7.22% 22
West Midlands -10 128 £47,500 +9.20% 15
East of England -45 117 £58,750 +6.82% 39
South West -120 100 £55,000 +10.00% 23
Wales +32 55 £40,000 -52.94% 2
North East +12 43 £40,000 -25.58% 5
Northern Ireland -17 9 £51,250 +32.26% 9
Channel Islands - 6 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 6,953 (74.80%) Finance
2 2,896 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
3 2,842 (30.58%) Investment Banking
4 2,763 (29.73%) Java
5 2,542 (27.35%) SQL
6 1,793 (19.29%) Problem-Solving
7 1,552 (16.70%) Degree
8 1,516 (16.31%) Risk Management
9 1,387 (14.92%) C#
10 1,376 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
11 1,357 (14.60%) JavaScript
12 1,273 (13.70%) Big Data
13 1,269 (13.65%) .NET
14 1,192 (12.82%) Financial Institution
15 1,188 (12.78%) Investment Management
16 1,184 (12.74%) Linux
17 1,088 (11.71%) Low Latency
18 1,086 (11.68%) Python
19 1,063 (11.44%) Windows
20 1,037 (11.16%) SQL Server
21 973 (10.47%) TDD
22 936 (10.07%) Oracle
23 919 (9.89%) Computer Science
24 918 (9.88%) Project Management
25 914 (9.83%) Strategic Thinking
26 888 (9.55%) AngularJS
27 885 (9.52%) HTML
28 881 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
29 877 (9.44%) Microsoft
30 874 (9.40%) Innovative Thinking

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
1 243 (2.61%) Apache Spark
2 217 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 213 (2.29%) Apache
4 193 (2.08%) Confluence
5 141 (1.52%) SAS
6 134 (1.44%) IIS
7 119 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
8 107 (1.15%) Ethereum
9 99 (1.07%) SharePoint
10 93 (1.00%) WebSphere
11 92 (0.99%) JBoss
12 84 (0.90%) MS Exchange
13 67 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
14 54 (0.58%) Mule
15 51 (0.55%) CMS
16 42 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 41 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 33 (0.36%) WebLogic
19 29 (0.31%) Drupal
20 28 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 333 (3.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 295 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
3 110 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 86 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 71 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
6 28 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.15%) SPSS
8 12 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 9 (0.097%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.065%) Chatbot
10 6 (0.065%) HipChat
11 4 (0.043%) UserZoom
12 3 (0.032%) EViews
12 3 (0.032%) S-PLUS
13 2 (0.022%) GNU Octave
13 2 (0.022%) InDesign
13 2 (0.022%) InVision
13 2 (0.022%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.022%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 78 (0.84%) thinkFolio
2 59 (0.63%) Distributed Ledger
3 35 (0.38%) Markit EDM
4 32 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
5 28 (0.30%) Front Arena
6 23 (0.25%) SimCorp Dimension
6 23 (0.25%) Temenos T24
7 21 (0.23%) SAP CO
7 21 (0.23%) SAP FI
7 21 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
8 19 (0.20%) Summit
9 13 (0.14%) ION MarketView
10 12 (0.13%) Actimize
10 12 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
10 12 (0.13%) SAP MM
11 10 (0.11%) LatentZero
12 9 (0.097%) FLEXCUBE
12 9 (0.097%) SAP ERP
13 8 (0.086%) NetSuite
13 8 (0.086%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 786 (8.46%) Amazon AWS
2 568 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 255 (2.74%) SaaS
4 227 (2.44%) GitHub
5 163 (1.75%) Office 365
6 155 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
7 99 (1.07%) Amazon S3
8 97 (1.04%) PaaS
9 91 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
10 62 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
10 62 (0.67%) IaaS
11 55 (0.59%) npm
12 44 (0.47%) Slack
13 32 (0.34%) Serverless
14 27 (0.29%) OpenShift
15 20 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
15 20 (0.22%) Trello
16 18 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
16 18 (0.19%) Yarn
17 17 (0.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 210 (2.26%) Firewall
2 198 (2.13%) LAN
3 188 (2.02%) WAN
4 140 (1.51%) TCP/IP
5 131 (1.41%) Internet
6 115 (1.24%) DNS
7 93 (1.00%) HTTP
8 84 (0.90%) Wireless
9 78 (0.84%) DHCP
10 72 (0.77%) MPLS
11 64 (0.69%) FIX Connectivity
12 62 (0.67%) Network Security
12 62 (0.67%) VPN
13 61 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
14 52 (0.56%) BGP
15 46 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
16 45 (0.48%) OSPF
17 43 (0.46%) SNMP
18 42 (0.45%) VLAN
19 37 (0.40%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,273 (13.70%) Big Data
2 1,037 (11.16%) SQL Server
3 517 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 507 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 417 (4.49%) Blockchain
6 343 (3.69%) MongoDB
7 313 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
8 311 (3.35%) Hadoop
8 311 (3.35%) MySQL
9 297 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 267 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 193 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
12 169 (1.82%) DB2
13 166 (1.79%) Redis
14 151 (1.62%) RDBMS
15 146 (1.57%) Oracle Database
16 130 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
17 125 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 111 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
19 97 (1.04%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 557 (5.99%) Git (software)
2 470 (5.06%) Jenkins
3 392 (4.22%) JIRA
4 351 (3.78%) Maven
5 279 (3.00%) Selenium
6 207 (2.23%) JUnit
7 183 (1.97%) Cucumber
8 171 (1.84%) Subversion
9 156 (1.68%) TeamCity
10 119 (1.28%) Mocha
11 104 (1.12%) Gradle
12 93 (1.00%) Visual Studio
13 88 (0.95%) NUnit
14 86 (0.93%) Eclipse
15 84 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
16 75 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
17 72 (0.77%) JMeter
18 71 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
19 69 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
20 68 (0.73%) Jasmine
General
1 6,953 (74.80%) Finance
2 2,842 (30.58%) Investment Banking
3 1,192 (12.82%) Financial Institution
4 872 (9.38%) Front Office
5 525 (5.65%) Retail
6 503 (5.41%) Telecoms
7 438 (4.71%) Law
8 421 (4.53%) Retail Banking
9 319 (3.43%) Back Office
10 273 (2.94%) Legal
11 263 (2.83%) Marketing
12 172 (1.85%) Corporate Banking
13 171 (1.84%) Advertising
14 135 (1.45%) Games
15 113 (1.22%) Private Banking
16 109 (1.17%) German Language
17 99 (1.07%) Italian Language
18 87 (0.94%) French Language
19 77 (0.83%) Manufacturing
20 63 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2,850 (30.66%) Developer
2 1,434 (15.43%) Analyst
3 892 (9.60%) Java Developer
4 569 (6.12%) C# Developer
5 558 (6.00%) Architect
6 557 (5.99%) Business Analyst
7 525 (5.65%) Consultant
8 488 (5.25%) Senior Developer
9 414 (4.45%) .NET Developer
10 413 (4.44%) Project Manager
11 365 (3.93%) Banking Analyst
12 322 (3.46%) Applications Support
13 289 (3.11%) SQL Developer
14 279 (3.00%) C# .NET Developer
15 271 (2.92%) Junior
16 235 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
17 230 (2.47%) Software Engineer
18 216 (2.32%) Support Analyst
19 190 (2.04%) Senior Analyst
20 179 (1.93%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,269 (13.65%) .NET
2 888 (9.55%) AngularJS
3 885 (9.52%) HTML
4 652 (7.01%) Spring
5 646 (6.95%) CSS
6 608 (6.54%) Web Services
7 521 (5.61%) REST
8 512 (5.51%) RESTful
9 511 (5.50%) React
10 484 (5.21%) ASP.NET
11 446 (4.80%) Node.js
12 445 (4.79%) HTML5
13 362 (3.89%) XML
14 329 (3.54%) .NET Framework
15 298 (3.21%) Kafka
16 261 (2.81%) jQuery
17 260 (2.80%) ASP.NET MVC
17 260 (2.80%) WCF
17 260 (2.80%) WPF
18 254 (2.73%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1,376 (14.80%) Analytical Skills
2 919 (9.89%) Computer Science
3 870 (9.36%) Cyberthreat
4 821 (8.83%) Fintech
5 575 (6.19%) Fixed Income
6 568 (6.11%) Equities
7 478 (5.14%) Derivative
8 466 (5.01%) Greenfield Project
9 461 (4.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 382 (4.11%) Hedge funds
11 345 (3.71%) User Experience
12 299 (3.22%) Management Information System
13 294 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
14 282 (3.03%) Data Centre
15 268 (2.88%) Algorithms
16 267 (2.87%) Mobile App
17 246 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
18 216 (2.32%) Data Structures
19 160 (1.72%) Credit Risk
20 153 (1.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,184 (12.74%) Linux
2 1,063 (11.44%) Windows
3 842 (9.06%) Unix
4 252 (2.71%) Windows Server
5 137 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 136 (1.46%) Apple iOS
7 126 (1.36%) Windows 7
8 120 (1.29%) Android
9 94 (1.01%) Solaris
10 92 (0.99%) Windows 10
11 91 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 67 (0.72%) VMS
13 62 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 51 (0.55%) AIX
15 42 (0.45%) HPUX
16 40 (0.43%) CentOS
17 39 (0.42%) Ubuntu
18 33 (0.36%) Mac OS X
19 14 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
19 14 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,896 (31.16%) Agile Software Development
2 1,793 (19.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1,516 (16.31%) Risk Management
4 1,188 (12.78%) Investment Management
5 1,088 (11.71%) Low Latency
6 973 (10.47%) TDD
7 918 (9.88%) Project Management
8 914 (9.83%) Strategic Thinking
9 881 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
10 874 (9.40%) Innovative Thinking
11 859 (9.24%) Scrum
12 858 (9.23%) Test Automation
13 848 (9.12%) Analytics
14 794 (8.54%) DevOps
15 780 (8.39%) SDLC
16 726 (7.81%) OO
17 662 (7.12%) Wealth Management
18 659 (7.09%) Software Engineering
19 636 (6.84%) Microservices
20 590 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2,763 (29.73%) Java
2 2,542 (27.35%) SQL
3 1,387 (14.92%) C#
4 1,357 (14.60%) JavaScript
5 1,086 (11.68%) Python
6 689 (7.41%) C++
7 382 (4.11%) Java 8
8 322 (3.46%) Scala
9 311 (3.35%) Perl
10 298 (3.21%) PowerShell
11 280 (3.01%) C
12 263 (2.83%) Bash Shell
13 248 (2.67%) Ruby
14 241 (2.59%) T-SQL
15 213 (2.29%) PL/SQL
16 212 (2.28%) Shell Script
17 202 (2.17%) VBA
18 181 (1.95%) ES6
19 130 (1.40%) R
19 130 (1.40%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1,552 (16.70%) Degree
2 401 (4.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 207 (2.23%) CISSP
4 181 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
5 153 (1.65%) Master's Degree
6 112 (1.20%) CCNP
7 103 (1.11%) PMI Certification
8 97 (1.04%) CISM
9 92 (0.99%) CCNA
10 87 (0.94%) CCIE
10 87 (0.94%) PMP
11 85 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
12 78 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
13 77 (0.83%) ISTQB
14 76 (0.82%) CISA
15 75 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 71 (0.76%) CompTIA Security+
17 66 (0.71%) CISMP
17 66 (0.71%) PhD
18 58 (0.62%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 470 (5.06%) QA
2 172 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 150 (1.61%) Data Quality
4 140 (1.51%) SLA
5 124 (1.33%) PMO
6 120 (1.29%) GDPR
7 100 (1.08%) MiFID
8 83 (0.89%) PSD2
9 77 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 63 (0.68%) SEPA
11 51 (0.55%) PCI DSS
12 36 (0.39%) COBIT
13 35 (0.38%) IFRS
14 34 (0.37%) ISO 9001
15 33 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
16 25 (0.27%) GCP
16 25 (0.27%) IFRS 9
16 25 (0.27%) Solvency II
17 24 (0.26%) EMIR
18 20 (0.22%) FATCA
System Software
1 403 (4.34%) Docker
2 295 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 138 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 123 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
5 45 (0.48%) vSphere
6 39 (0.42%) Hyper-V
7 37 (0.40%) HDFS
8 32 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 25 (0.27%) XenApp
10 21 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
11 19 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
12 17 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
13 16 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 16 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
14 15 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 13 (0.14%) XenDesktop
16 11 (0.12%) ISA Server
17 9 (0.097%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 9 (0.097%) Samba
18 7 (0.075%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 257 (2.76%) Ansible
2 238 (2.56%) Kubernetes
3 189 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
4 184 (1.98%) Puppet
5 123 (1.32%) SCCM
6 84 (0.90%) Terraform
7 65 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
8 52 (0.56%) Control-M
9 47 (0.51%) Nagios
10 36 (0.39%) SCOM
11 33 (0.36%) WSUS
12 31 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
13 22 (0.24%) Kibana
14 19 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
15 18 (0.19%) Grafana
15 18 (0.19%) Salt
16 17 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
17 16 (0.17%) Mesos
17 16 (0.17%) Red Hat Satellite
18 15 (0.16%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 936 (10.07%) Oracle
2 877 (9.44%) Microsoft
3 310 (3.34%) Sybase
4 257 (2.76%) Cisco
5 217 (2.33%) VMware
6 207 (2.23%) IBM
7 176 (1.89%) Splunk
8 165 (1.78%) Citrix
9 150 (1.61%) Red Hat
10 143 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
11 142 (1.53%) Bloomberg
12 134 (1.44%) SAP
13 112 (1.20%) Tableau
14 110 (1.18%) Google
15 107 (1.15%) F5
16 104 (1.12%) Reuters
17 95 (1.02%) AppDynamics
18 70 (0.75%) Adobe
19 65 (0.70%) Charles River
20 64 (0.69%) CheckPoint