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

Banking
UK
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 26 36
Rank change year-on-year -17 +10 -8
Permanent jobs citing Banking 8,710 14,302 10,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.48% 7.98% 5.95%
As % of the General category 13.75% 18.29% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6,240 7,498 8,940
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £51,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year -2.44% -2.38% +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 63,348 78,193 78,218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.82% 43.64% 42.54%
Number of salaries quoted 48,532 57,833 63,521
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 December 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 December 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 -19 8,245 £65,000 - 748
London -13 6,680 £70,000 +3.70% 510
UK excluding London -18 1,963 £50,000 -2.44% 294
North of England -4 742 £47,500 -5.00% 107
North West -7 518 £51,000 +2.00% 51
South East -15 411 £55,000 +4.76% 63
Scotland -11 343 £52,500 - 43
Midlands -70 200 £47,500 -13.64% 39
Yorkshire +75 193 £40,100 -10.89% 43
East Midlands -17 118 £50,000 -16.67% 19
South West -52 104 £52,500 +5.00% 14
East of England -1 100 £62,500 +8.70% 15
West Midlands -77 82 £47,500 -13.64% 20
Wales +37 46 £35,000 -51.72% 6
North East -4 31 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Northern Ireland -17 19 £37,500 - 6
Channel Islands -7 4 £51,250 -14.58% 1

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6,050 (69.46%) Finance
2 2,746 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2,287 (26.26%) SQL
4 2,249 (25.82%) Java
5 2,146 (24.64%) Investment Banking
6 1,304 (14.97%) Degree
7 1,182 (13.57%) JavaScript
8 1,181 (13.56%) C#
9 1,106 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
10 1,079 (12.39%) Python
11 1,047 (12.02%) SQL Server
12 1,044 (11.99%) .NET
13 1,031 (11.84%) Windows
14 985 (11.31%) Oracle
15 953 (10.94%) Linux
16 915 (10.51%) Risk Management
17 904 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
18 901 (10.34%) Microsoft
19 812 (9.32%) Scrum
20 811 (9.31%) DevOps
21 809 (9.29%) Computer Science
22 807 (9.27%) HTML
23 806 (9.25%) Fintech
24 796 (9.14%) Amazon AWS
25 768 (8.82%) Wealth Management
26 760 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
26 760 (8.73%) Software Engineering
27 749 (8.60%) TDD
28 735 (8.44%) Project Management
29 729 (8.37%) Front Office

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
1 194 (2.23%) Confluence
2 174 (2.00%) Apache Spark
3 152 (1.75%) Apache
4 147 (1.69%) MS Exchange
5 133 (1.53%) WebSphere
6 130 (1.49%) IIS
7 124 (1.42%) Tomcat
8 123 (1.41%) SAS
9 99 (1.14%) CMS
10 95 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
11 81 (0.93%) JBoss
12 78 (0.90%) SharePoint
13 66 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
14 52 (0.60%) Ethereum
15 36 (0.41%) Skype for Business
16 34 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 32 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
18 31 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
19 30 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
20 28 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 370 (4.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 317 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
3 153 (1.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 86 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 60 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
6 26 (0.30%) SPSS
7 23 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 16 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 15 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 10 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 7 (0.080%) Chatbot
11 7 (0.080%) InVision
12 6 (0.069%) Flinto
13 4 (0.046%) GNU Octave
14 3 (0.034%) UserZoom
15 1 (0.011%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.011%) Autodesk Flame
15 1 (0.011%) EngageOne
15 1 (0.011%) EViews
15 1 (0.011%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 140 (1.61%) thinkFolio
2 75 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 70 (0.80%) Temenos T24
4 48 (0.55%) Distributed Ledger
5 45 (0.52%) Markit EDM
6 38 (0.44%) Front Arena
7 29 (0.33%) Actimize
8 18 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
9 16 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
10 15 (0.17%) SAP BPC
11 14 (0.16%) SAP CO
11 14 (0.16%) SAP FI
11 14 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
12 13 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
13 12 (0.14%) SAP FS
14 10 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
14 10 (0.11%) Misys Midas
15 9 (0.10%) Oracle EBS R12
16 8 (0.092%) SAP Bank Analyzer
16 8 (0.092%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 796 (9.14%) Amazon AWS
2 650 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 245 (2.81%) Office 365
4 218 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 176 (2.02%) SaaS
6 148 (1.70%) GitHub
7 87 (1.00%) PaaS
8 62 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
9 61 (0.70%) IaaS
10 58 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
11 54 (0.62%) Amazon S3
12 50 (0.57%) npm
13 44 (0.51%) OpenShift
14 43 (0.49%) Serverless
15 28 (0.32%) Slack
16 21 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
17 20 (0.23%) CloudBees
17 20 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
18 18 (0.21%) Apigee
19 17 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 269 (3.09%) Firewall
2 210 (2.41%) WAN
3 197 (2.26%) LAN
4 184 (2.11%) TCP/IP
5 136 (1.56%) HTTP
6 120 (1.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 115 (1.32%) Internet
8 114 (1.31%) BGP
9 113 (1.30%) MPLS
10 106 (1.22%) SAN
11 100 (1.15%) Wireless
12 99 (1.14%) DNS
13 95 (1.09%) OSPF
14 92 (1.06%) EIGRP
15 90 (1.03%) Network Security
16 74 (0.85%) VPN
17 70 (0.80%) VoIP
18 69 (0.79%) DHCP
19 64 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
20 58 (0.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,047 (12.02%) SQL Server
2 673 (7.73%) Big Data
3 452 (5.19%) Relational Database
4 327 (3.75%) NoSQL
5 293 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
6 283 (3.25%) Hadoop
7 248 (2.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 230 (2.64%) MySQL
9 224 (2.57%) MongoDB
10 221 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 180 (2.07%) RDBMS
12 165 (1.89%) Blockchain
13 129 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
14 126 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
15 114 (1.31%) QlikView
16 112 (1.29%) Oracle Database
17 106 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 94 (1.08%) Apache Hive
19 92 (1.06%) Redis
20 90 (1.03%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 479 (5.50%) Git (software)
2 430 (4.94%) JIRA
3 411 (4.72%) Jenkins
4 260 (2.99%) Selenium
5 244 (2.80%) Maven
6 184 (2.11%) Cucumber
7 177 (2.03%) TeamCity
8 136 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 124 (1.42%) JUnit
10 112 (1.29%) Subversion
10 112 (1.29%) Visual Studio
11 109 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
12 79 (0.91%) Gradle
13 70 (0.80%) JMeter
14 67 (0.77%) MSBuild
15 64 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 58 (0.67%) gulp
17 56 (0.64%) Grunt
18 54 (0.62%) WebDriver
19 52 (0.60%) Mocha
General
1 6,050 (69.46%) Finance
2 2,146 (24.64%) Investment Banking
3 729 (8.37%) Front Office
4 570 (6.54%) Financial Institution
5 537 (6.17%) Retail
6 433 (4.97%) Law
7 394 (4.52%) Telecoms
8 357 (4.10%) Retail Banking
9 327 (3.75%) Back Office
10 290 (3.33%) Marketing
11 176 (2.02%) Legal
12 164 (1.88%) Games
13 150 (1.72%) Private Banking
14 140 (1.61%) Advertising
15 130 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
16 104 (1.19%) German Language
17 100 (1.15%) French Language
18 59 (0.68%) Italian Language
18 59 (0.68%) Spanish Language
19 57 (0.65%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2,641 (30.32%) Developer
2 1,411 (16.20%) Analyst
3 718 (8.24%) Java Developer
4 571 (6.56%) Architect
5 538 (6.18%) Business Analyst
6 490 (5.63%) Senior Developer
7 463 (5.32%) C# Developer
8 435 (4.99%) .NET Developer
9 428 (4.91%) Consultant
10 387 (4.44%) Project Manager
11 368 (4.23%) Banking Analyst
12 334 (3.83%) Applications Support
13 303 (3.48%) SQL Developer
14 278 (3.19%) Support Analyst
15 274 (3.15%) C# .NET Developer
16 209 (2.40%) Senior Analyst
17 202 (2.32%) Support Engineer
18 193 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
19 184 (2.11%) Applications Support Analyst
20 163 (1.87%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,044 (11.99%) .NET
2 807 (9.27%) HTML
3 715 (8.21%) AngularJS
4 617 (7.08%) CSS
5 574 (6.59%) Spring
6 534 (6.13%) Web Services
7 499 (5.73%) REST
8 427 (4.90%) React
9 399 (4.58%) HTML5
10 368 (4.23%) ASP.NET
11 329 (3.78%) Node.js
12 320 (3.67%) RESTful
13 279 (3.20%) XML
14 250 (2.87%) .NET Framework
15 244 (2.80%) ASP.NET Web API
16 236 (2.71%) JSON
17 213 (2.45%) Spring Boot
18 206 (2.37%) jQuery
18 206 (2.37%) SOAP
19 203 (2.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 904 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 806 (9.25%) Fintech
3 546 (6.27%) Fixed Income
4 537 (6.17%) Equities
5 518 (5.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 485 (5.57%) Derivative
7 448 (5.14%) Greenfield Project
8 406 (4.66%) Hedge funds
9 356 (4.09%) Mobile App
10 329 (3.78%) Management Information System
11 324 (3.72%) User Experience
12 240 (2.76%) Cyberthreat
13 194 (2.23%) Data Centre
14 183 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
15 168 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
16 164 (1.88%) Online Banking
17 156 (1.79%) Algorithms
18 147 (1.69%) SWIFT
19 126 (1.45%) Credit Risk
20 108 (1.24%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1,031 (11.84%) Windows
2 953 (10.94%) Linux
3 592 (6.80%) Unix
4 330 (3.79%) Windows Server
5 164 (1.88%) Apple iOS
6 157 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 153 (1.76%) Android
8 125 (1.44%) Windows 10
9 114 (1.31%) Windows 7
10 79 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 78 (0.90%) Solaris
12 64 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 61 (0.70%) CentOS
14 38 (0.44%) Mac OS X
15 37 (0.42%) AIX
15 37 (0.42%) Fedora
16 33 (0.38%) SUSE
17 32 (0.37%) Ubuntu
17 32 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
18 28 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,746 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
2 1,106 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
3 915 (10.51%) Risk Management
4 812 (9.32%) Scrum
5 811 (9.31%) DevOps
6 809 (9.29%) Computer Science
7 768 (8.82%) Wealth Management
8 760 (8.73%) Software Engineering
8 760 (8.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 749 (8.60%) TDD
10 735 (8.44%) Project Management
11 721 (8.28%) Analytics
12 704 (8.08%) Test Automation
13 626 (7.19%) Asset Management
13 626 (7.19%) Microservices
14 613 (7.04%) ITIL
15 552 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
16 522 (5.99%) Investment Management
17 493 (5.66%) SDLC
18 479 (5.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2,287 (26.26%) SQL
2 2,249 (25.82%) Java
3 1,182 (13.57%) JavaScript
4 1,181 (13.56%) C#
5 1,079 (12.39%) Python
6 651 (7.47%) C++
7 381 (4.37%) PowerShell
8 290 (3.33%) Java 8
9 278 (3.19%) Perl
10 275 (3.16%) PL/SQL
11 259 (2.97%) Bash Shell
12 255 (2.93%) T-SQL
13 252 (2.89%) Scala
14 239 (2.74%) Ruby
15 227 (2.61%) C
16 182 (2.09%) VBA
17 176 (2.02%) R
18 175 (2.01%) PHP
19 145 (1.66%) Shell Script
20 127 (1.46%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1,304 (14.97%) Degree
2 289 (3.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 218 (2.50%) CISSP
4 205 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
5 166 (1.91%) CCNP
6 130 (1.49%) CCIE
7 106 (1.22%) CISM
8 94 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 93 (1.07%) ISTQB
10 85 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 81 (0.93%) PMI Certification
12 78 (0.90%) CCNA
13 73 (0.84%) CISA
13 73 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
14 69 (0.79%) CISMP
15 66 (0.76%) Master's Degree
16 63 (0.72%) ISEB
17 60 (0.69%) CompTIA Security+
18 58 (0.67%) MCSE
18 58 (0.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 600 (6.89%) QA
2 176 (2.02%) SLA
3 147 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 143 (1.64%) Data Quality
5 140 (1.61%) GDPR
6 131 (1.50%) PMO
7 85 (0.98%) PSD2
8 79 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 76 (0.87%) MiFID
10 71 (0.82%) SEPA
11 67 (0.77%) IFRS
12 52 (0.60%) Dodd-Frank
13 48 (0.55%) Solvency II
14 38 (0.44%) COBIT
15 30 (0.34%) FATCA
15 30 (0.34%) ISO 20022
16 29 (0.33%) IFRS 9
17 27 (0.31%) PCI DSS
18 16 (0.18%) TARGET2
19 15 (0.17%) EMIR
System Software
1 340 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 335 (3.85%) Docker
3 158 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 79 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
5 53 (0.61%) vSphere
6 37 (0.42%) HDFS
7 30 (0.34%) Hyper-V
8 27 (0.31%) XenApp
9 26 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
9 26 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
10 22 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 21 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 18 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 17 (0.20%) XenDesktop
14 15 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
15 14 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
16 13 (0.15%) VMware NSX
17 9 (0.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 8 (0.092%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 7 (0.080%) Samba
Systems Management
1 245 (2.81%) Ansible
2 212 (2.43%) Kubernetes
3 156 (1.79%) Puppet
4 148 (1.70%) SCCM
5 141 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
6 69 (0.79%) Terraform
7 68 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
8 61 (0.70%) Control-M
9 39 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
10 37 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
11 34 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
11 34 (0.39%) Nagios
12 30 (0.34%) WSUS
13 28 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
14 27 (0.31%) Cisco UCCE
15 26 (0.30%) IBM BigFix
15 26 (0.30%) SCOM
16 24 (0.28%) Nessus
16 24 (0.28%) Oozie
17 21 (0.24%) Salt
Vendors
1 985 (11.31%) Oracle
2 901 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 299 (3.43%) Cisco
4 233 (2.68%) IBM
5 216 (2.48%) VMware
6 211 (2.42%) Google
7 184 (2.11%) Citrix
8 171 (1.96%) Red Hat
9 169 (1.94%) Tableau
10 160 (1.84%) Bloomberg
11 149 (1.71%) Splunk
12 140 (1.61%) Reuters
13 124 (1.42%) Sybase
14 120 (1.38%) SAP
15 115 (1.32%) Charles River
16 111 (1.27%) Palo Alto
17 108 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
18 102 (1.17%) CheckPoint
19 91 (1.04%) Calypso
20 85 (0.98%) AppDynamics