Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 42 27
Rank change year-on-year +22 -15 +7
Permanent jobs citing Banking 15527 10557 14742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.91% 5.57% 6.74%
As % of the General category 20.23% 12.93% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7592 8461 11008
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +0.20%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £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 76737 81678 98287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.03% 43.06% 44.95%
Number of salaries quoted 55703 66636 78221
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +22 14937 £65,000 +4.00% 425
London +12 12878 £67,500 +3.85% 324
UK excluding London -11 2584 £50,000 - 142
North of England +11 804 £50,000 - 40
North West +38 649 £50,000 +5.26% 21
Scotland -3 528 £50,500 -4.72% 38
South East -64 474 £52,500 +10.53% 30
Midlands +49 413 £55,000 - 11
West Midlands +18 241 £55,000 - 6
South West -4 213 £50,000 +11.11% 11
East Midlands +64 169 £55,000 -18.52% 5
East of England -72 149 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Yorkshire -93 136 £45,000 -10.00% 15
Northern Ireland -11 23 £37,500 -14.29% 3
Wales -5 22 £85,000 +104.82%
North East +11 19 £50,000 +2.56% 4

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 12763 (82.20%) Finance
2 8064 (51.94%) Investment Banking
3 6375 (41.06%) Retail Banking
4 6322 (40.72%) Asset Management
5 6301 (40.58%) Wealth Management
6 4892 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
7 4440 (28.60%) Java
8 3285 (21.16%) Analytical Skills
9 3103 (19.98%) SQL
10 2457 (15.82%) SDLC
11 2198 (14.16%) Oracle
12 2186 (14.08%) Project Management
13 2102 (13.54%) Degree
14 1964 (12.65%) Front Office
15 1862 (11.99%) Unix
16 1807 (11.64%) C#
17 1708 (11.00%) Linux
18 1682 (10.83%) .NET
19 1668 (10.74%) SQL Server
20 1605 (10.34%) Windows
21 1569 (10.10%) Scrum
22 1489 (9.59%) Analytics
23 1480 (9.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 1466 (9.44%) JavaScript
25 1454 (9.36%) Microsoft
26 1427 (9.19%) Business Analysis
27 1382 (8.90%) Derivative
28 1314 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
29 1220 (7.86%) Software Engineering
30 1213 (7.81%) Risk Management

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
1 523 (3.37%) Tomcat
2 385 (2.48%) Apache
3 373 (2.40%) SAS
4 343 (2.21%) SharePoint
5 279 (1.80%) MS Exchange
6 247 (1.59%) WebSphere
7 243 (1.57%) JBoss
8 225 (1.45%) Skype for Business
9 211 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
10 197 (1.27%) Apache Spark
11 196 (1.26%) Confluence
12 184 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
13 182 (1.17%) IIS
14 143 (0.92%) CMS
15 122 (0.79%) WebLogic
16 87 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
17 85 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
18 78 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
19 69 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 54 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 648 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 398 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
3 249 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 130 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 116 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
6 52 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 47 (0.30%) InVision
8 40 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 28 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 17 (0.11%) SPSS
11 14 (0.090%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 7 (0.045%) Adobe After Effects
13 5 (0.032%) Campfire
13 5 (0.032%) OmniGraffle
14 4 (0.026%) EngageOne
14 4 (0.026%) UXPin
15 3 (0.019%) UserZoom
16 2 (0.013%) LaTeX
17 1 (0.006%) GNU Octave
17 1 (0.006%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 112 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 96 (0.62%) Actimize
3 84 (0.54%) ION MarketView
3 84 (0.54%) Temenos T24
4 49 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 49 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
5 42 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 28 (0.18%) Markit EDM
6 28 (0.18%) RMDS
7 27 (0.17%) SAP CO
7 27 (0.17%) SAP FI
7 27 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
8 22 (0.14%) Eikon
9 18 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
9 18 (0.12%) Temenos Globus
10 17 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
11 14 (0.090%) Misys Equation
11 14 (0.090%) Summit
12 13 (0.084%) WebTrends
13 12 (0.077%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 548 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 364 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 222 (1.43%) GitHub
4 184 (1.19%) SaaS
5 166 (1.07%) IaaS
6 123 (0.79%) Office 365
7 90 (0.58%) PaaS
8 42 (0.27%) OpenShift
9 40 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
10 39 (0.25%) npm
11 30 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
12 28 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
13 20 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
13 20 (0.13%) Google Analytics
14 19 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
15 17 (0.11%) CloudFront
16 16 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
17 15 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
17 15 (0.097%) IBM Blueworks
18 14 (0.090%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 402 (2.59%) Firewall
2 229 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 201 (1.29%) Skype
4 185 (1.19%) Internet
5 162 (1.04%) DNS
6 153 (0.99%) HTTP
7 134 (0.86%) Wireless
8 126 (0.81%) OSPF
9 124 (0.80%) BGP
10 122 (0.79%) WAN
11 107 (0.69%) Network Security
12 105 (0.68%) MPLS
13 101 (0.65%) SSL
14 100 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
15 97 (0.62%) EIGRP
16 93 (0.60%) VoIP
17 91 (0.59%) VPN
18 85 (0.55%) LDAP
19 82 (0.53%) LAN
20 77 (0.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1668 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 562 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
3 538 (3.46%) Relational Database
4 537 (3.46%) Big Data
5 369 (2.38%) Hadoop
6 364 (2.34%) NoSQL
7 345 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 344 (2.22%) Oracle Database
9 296 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
10 292 (1.88%) Blockchain
11 286 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 257 (1.66%) MongoDB
13 246 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
14 239 (1.54%) MySQL
15 210 (1.35%) RDBMS
16 165 (1.06%) SAS Visual Analytics
17 159 (1.02%) QlikView
18 155 (1.00%) Base SAS
19 146 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
20 141 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 829 (5.34%) JIRA
2 707 (4.55%) TeamCity
3 633 (4.08%) Maven
4 531 (3.42%) Git (software)
5 468 (3.01%) Jenkins
5 468 (3.01%) Subversion
6 375 (2.42%) JUnit
7 297 (1.91%) Selenium
8 219 (1.41%) Cucumber
9 204 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 187 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
11 170 (1.09%) Hudson
12 159 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
13 158 (1.02%) MSBuild
14 155 (1.00%) Visual Studio
15 144 (0.93%) NUnit
16 134 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 127 (0.82%) ProC
18 123 (0.79%) Gradle
19 119 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 12763 (82.20%) Finance
2 8064 (51.94%) Investment Banking
3 6375 (41.06%) Retail Banking
4 1964 (12.65%) Front Office
5 747 (4.81%) Retail
6 691 (4.45%) Financial Institution
7 551 (3.55%) Marketing
8 473 (3.05%) Legal
9 405 (2.61%) Back Office
10 348 (2.24%) Telecoms
11 216 (1.39%) Law
12 187 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
13 185 (1.19%) Private Banking
14 118 (0.76%) German Language
15 111 (0.71%) Manufacturing
16 105 (0.68%) Publishing
17 98 (0.63%) Electronics
18 95 (0.61%) International Banking
19 77 (0.50%) Advertising
20 75 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 4118 (26.52%) Developer
2 2896 (18.65%) Analyst
3 1697 (10.93%) Java Developer
4 1609 (10.36%) Business Analyst
5 994 (6.40%) Senior Developer
6 819 (5.27%) Architect
7 757 (4.88%) Consultant
8 717 (4.62%) C# Developer
9 666 (4.29%) Software Engineer
10 589 (3.79%) Banking Analyst
11 578 (3.72%) .NET Developer
12 553 (3.56%) Project Manager
13 492 (3.17%) Senior Java Developer
14 444 (2.86%) IT Analyst
15 440 (2.83%) Support Analyst
16 433 (2.79%) C# .NET Developer
17 426 (2.74%) Financial Analyst
18 424 (2.73%) Senior Analyst
19 338 (2.18%) Service Analyst
20 327 (2.11%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1682 (10.83%) .NET
2 990 (6.38%) HTML
3 801 (5.16%) Spring
4 740 (4.77%) Web Services
5 702 (4.52%) CSS
6 681 (4.39%) REST
7 670 (4.32%) XML
8 650 (4.19%) AngularJS
9 549 (3.54%) ASP.NET
10 510 (3.28%) RESTful
11 487 (3.14%) HTML5
12 403 (2.60%) Hibernate
13 402 (2.59%) SOAP
14 397 (2.56%) FIX Protocol
15 345 (2.22%) J2EE
16 319 (2.05%) Middleware
17 307 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
18 304 (1.96%) WPF
19 294 (1.89%) .NET Framework
20 284 (1.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3285 (21.16%) Analytical Skills
2 1480 (9.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1382 (8.90%) Derivative
4 1129 (7.27%) Equities
5 1097 (7.07%) Computer Science
6 881 (5.67%) Fixed Income
7 799 (5.15%) Fintech
8 785 (5.06%) User Experience
9 689 (4.44%) Management Information System
10 650 (4.19%) Greenfield Project
11 642 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
12 443 (2.85%) Equity Derivative
13 439 (2.83%) Credit Risk
14 393 (2.53%) Reference Data
15 317 (2.04%) Algorithms
16 283 (1.82%) Data Centre
17 257 (1.66%) Data Structures
18 245 (1.58%) Online Banking
19 211 (1.36%) Virtual Team
20 201 (1.29%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1862 (11.99%) Unix
2 1708 (11.00%) Linux
3 1605 (10.34%) Windows
4 508 (3.27%) Windows Server
5 294 (1.89%) Android
6 289 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 286 (1.84%) Apple iOS
8 238 (1.53%) Solaris
9 206 (1.33%) Windows 7
10 150 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 121 (0.78%) Mac OS X
12 106 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
13 95 (0.61%) Windows 10
14 76 (0.49%) CentOS
15 37 (0.24%) AIX
16 34 (0.22%) Ubuntu
17 18 (0.12%) Windows 8
18 16 (0.10%) Fedora
19 12 (0.077%) Mac OS
19 12 (0.077%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6322 (40.72%) Asset Management
2 6301 (40.58%) Wealth Management
3 4892 (31.51%) Agile Software Development
4 2457 (15.82%) SDLC
5 2186 (14.08%) Project Management
6 1569 (10.10%) Scrum
7 1489 (9.59%) Analytics
8 1427 (9.19%) Business Analysis
9 1314 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 1220 (7.86%) Software Engineering
11 1213 (7.81%) Risk Management
12 1206 (7.77%) Multithreading
13 1140 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
14 1121 (7.22%) TDD
15 1119 (7.21%) Test Automation
16 1097 (7.07%) OO
17 1066 (6.87%) DevOps
18 989 (6.37%) Change Management
19 969 (6.24%) ITIL
20 895 (5.76%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 4440 (28.60%) Java
2 3103 (19.98%) SQL
3 1807 (11.64%) C#
4 1466 (9.44%) JavaScript
5 1049 (6.76%) Python
6 702 (4.52%) C++
7 564 (3.63%) PowerShell
8 537 (3.46%) Shell Script
9 501 (3.23%) Perl
10 445 (2.87%) PL/SQL
11 420 (2.70%) R
12 310 (2.00%) C
13 295 (1.90%) T-SQL
14 279 (1.80%) Bash Shell
15 229 (1.47%) Scala
16 172 (1.11%) PHP
17 135 (0.87%) Ruby
18 133 (0.86%) VBA
19 130 (0.84%) SAS Macro
20 127 (0.82%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 2102 (13.54%) Degree
2 582 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 297 (1.91%) CISSP
4 227 (1.46%) CISM
5 220 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 195 (1.26%) Master's Degree
7 187 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
8 185 (1.19%) MCSE
9 164 (1.06%) CCNP
10 144 (0.93%) PMI Certification
11 130 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
11 130 (0.84%) ISEB
12 115 (0.74%) CCIE
13 107 (0.69%) CISA
14 102 (0.66%) CCA
15 99 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
16 88 (0.57%) PMP
17 87 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
18 86 (0.55%) ISTQB
19 81 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1171 (7.54%) QA
2 257 (1.66%) PMO
3 238 (1.53%) MiFID
4 189 (1.22%) SLA
5 160 (1.03%) Data Quality
6 126 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 125 (0.81%) Basel III
8 108 (0.70%) EMIR
9 107 (0.69%) GDPR
10 96 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
11 87 (0.56%) PCI DSS
11 87 (0.56%) SEPA
12 69 (0.44%) ISO 9001
13 56 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 51 (0.33%) PSD2
15 48 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 44 (0.28%) ISO 20022
17 42 (0.27%) COBIT
18 39 (0.25%) IFRS
19 32 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 534 (3.44%) Active Directory
2 231 (1.49%) Docker
3 196 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 193 (1.24%) XenApp
5 155 (1.00%) XenDesktop
6 61 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
7 58 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
8 56 (0.36%) vSphere
9 51 (0.33%) Hyper-V
10 45 (0.29%) XenServer
11 43 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
12 28 (0.18%) Firmware
13 25 (0.16%) HDFS
13 25 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
14 22 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 17 (0.11%) Postfix
16 16 (0.10%) Apache Flume
16 16 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
17 15 (0.097%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 7 (0.045%) KVM
Systems Management
1 283 (1.82%) Puppet
2 257 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
3 241 (1.55%) Ansible
4 234 (1.51%) SCCM
5 108 (0.70%) AirWatch
6 103 (0.66%) Nagios
7 93 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
8 88 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
9 73 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
10 70 (0.45%) Cisco UCCE
11 68 (0.44%) PowerBroker
12 58 (0.37%) Nessus
13 57 (0.37%) Terraform
14 55 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
15 49 (0.32%) Kubernetes
16 40 (0.26%) Opsview
17 37 (0.24%) Control-M
18 36 (0.23%) SCOM
19 30 (0.19%) EdgeSight
20 29 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2198 (14.16%) Oracle
2 1454 (9.36%) Microsoft
3 494 (3.18%) Murex
4 420 (2.70%) VMware
5 417 (2.69%) Sybase
6 336 (2.16%) Citrix
7 315 (2.03%) Tableau
8 307 (1.98%) Cisco
9 296 (1.91%) Red Hat
10 279 (1.80%) SAP
11 262 (1.69%) IBM
12 243 (1.57%) ION Trading
13 233 (1.50%) Splunk
14 215 (1.38%) ServiceNow
15 176 (1.13%) McAfee
16 169 (1.09%) Google
17 157 (1.01%) Bloomberg
18 156 (1.00%) Apple
19 142 (0.91%) Palo Alto
20 135 (0.87%) Cognizant