Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 42 21
Rank change year-on-year -15 -21 +22
Permanent jobs citing Banking 6,462 9,239 15,519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.72% 5.65% 8.91%
As % of the General category 11.97% 13.17% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4,903 6,281 7,586
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,742 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.48% - -

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 53,992 70,140 79,039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.42% 42.88% 45.37%
Number of salaries quoted 40,606 53,774 57,529
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -

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 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 2019. 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 -10 6,126 £70,000 +7.69% 588
London -4 4,704 £75,000 +7.14% 435
UK excluding London -11 1,732 £53,742 +7.48% 186
North of England -11 598 £55,000 +10.00% 56
North West -12 410 £55,000 +4.76% 26
South East -1 378 £57,000 +8.57% 43
Scotland -11 259 £51,500 -1.90% 25
South West +113 231 £53,700 -2.36% 15
Yorkshire +5 182 £53,742 +29.50% 14
Midlands -35 124 £40,000 -15.79% 20
West Midlands +27 84 £40,000 -15.79% 16
East of England +30 81 £67,500 +14.89% 19
East Midlands -47 40 £45,000 -7.69% 4
Wales -18 37 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Northern Ireland -6 18 £50,000 -21.57% 3
North East -8 6 £62,014 +55.04% 16
Isle of Man - 5 £49,000 -
Channel Islands +2 1 £80,000 +128.57%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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 4,132 (63.94%) Finance
2 2,389 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
3 1,596 (24.70%) Java
4 1,287 (19.92%) SQL
5 1,149 (17.78%) Fintech
6 963 (14.90%) AWS
7 923 (14.28%) Python
8 887 (13.73%) DevOps
9 865 (13.39%) Software Engineering
10 856 (13.25%) Degree
11 818 (12.66%) JavaScript
12 809 (12.52%) Investment Banking
13 796 (12.32%) C#
14 713 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
15 700 (10.83%) .NET
16 690 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
17 685 (10.60%) Scrum
18 673 (10.41%) SQL Server
19 639 (9.89%) Linux
20 627 (9.70%) Azure
21 616 (9.53%) Oracle
22 610 (9.44%) Retail
23 601 (9.30%) Microservices
24 595 (9.21%) Windows
25 585 (9.05%) Front Office
26 563 (8.71%) TDD
27 532 (8.23%) Docker
28 531 (8.22%) Asset Management
29 500 (7.74%) Microsoft
30 482 (7.46%) Test Automation

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
1 190 (2.94%) Confluence
2 172 (2.66%) WebSphere
3 120 (1.86%) Apache Spark
4 94 (1.45%) SAS
5 64 (0.99%) SharePoint
6 54 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
7 48 (0.74%) WebLogic
8 47 (0.73%) Apache
9 45 (0.70%) IIS
10 43 (0.67%) Tomcat
11 40 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
12 37 (0.57%) MS Exchange
13 36 (0.56%) CMS
14 34 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 31 (0.48%) Mule
16 29 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
17 22 (0.34%) JBoss
17 22 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
18 21 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
19 20 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 179 (2.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 170 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
3 75 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (0.51%) Sketch
4 33 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
5 32 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 31 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
7 22 (0.34%) InVision
8 19 (0.29%) Photoshop
9 12 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 11 (0.17%) EngageOne
11 10 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 10 (0.15%) SPSS
12 5 (0.077%) Chatbot
12 5 (0.077%) InDesign
13 4 (0.062%) Flinto
14 3 (0.046%) Figma
14 3 (0.046%) Zeplin
15 1 (0.015%) Acrobat
15 1 (0.015%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 40 (0.62%) SAP CO
1 40 (0.62%) SAP FI
1 40 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
2 36 (0.56%) FINCAD Analytics
3 33 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 32 (0.50%) thinkFolio
5 21 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
6 16 (0.25%) Markit EDM
7 14 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
7 14 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
8 13 (0.20%) Temenos T24
9 12 (0.19%) Front Arena
9 12 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 12 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 11 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
11 10 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
11 10 (0.15%) ION MarketView
11 10 (0.15%) NetSuite
11 10 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
11 10 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 963 (14.90%) AWS
2 627 (9.70%) Azure
3 373 (5.77%) GCP
4 134 (2.07%) GitHub
5 125 (1.93%) SaaS
6 109 (1.69%) Office 365
7 95 (1.47%) Power Platform
8 71 (1.10%) PaaS
9 64 (0.99%) IaaS
10 62 (0.96%) IBM Cloud
11 61 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
12 56 (0.87%) OpenShift
13 48 (0.74%) Azure Stack
14 46 (0.71%) Serverless
15 37 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
16 30 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
17 28 (0.43%) Amazon S3
18 26 (0.40%) Apigee
18 26 (0.40%) Datadog
18 26 (0.40%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 187 (2.89%) Firewall
2 97 (1.50%) WAN
3 93 (1.44%) LAN
4 87 (1.35%) Internet
5 80 (1.24%) DNS
6 79 (1.22%) TCP/IP
7 68 (1.05%) VPN
8 60 (0.93%) MPLS
9 58 (0.90%) Wireless
10 51 (0.79%) HTTP
11 39 (0.60%) DHCP
12 37 (0.57%) Network Security
12 37 (0.57%) Unified Communications
13 36 (0.56%) BGP
14 32 (0.50%) SAN
15 31 (0.48%) OSPF
16 30 (0.46%) Wireless Security
17 29 (0.45%) VoIP
18 28 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
19 22 (0.34%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 673 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 272 (4.21%) Hadoop
3 251 (3.88%) Relational Database
4 238 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
5 237 (3.67%) Big Data
6 198 (3.06%) NoSQL
7 172 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 171 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
9 161 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 160 (2.48%) MySQL
11 104 (1.61%) RDBMS
12 102 (1.58%) Oracle Database
13 95 (1.47%) Power BI
14 93 (1.44%) MongoDB
15 86 (1.33%) Blockchain
15 86 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
16 55 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
17 47 (0.73%) DB2
18 44 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 41 (0.63%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 414 (6.41%) Git (software)
2 391 (6.05%) Jenkins
3 321 (4.97%) JIRA
4 192 (2.97%) Selenium
5 154 (2.38%) Maven
6 145 (2.24%) Cucumber
7 109 (1.69%) TeamCity
8 93 (1.44%) IBM UrbanCode
9 75 (1.16%) JUnit
10 65 (1.01%) SonarQube
11 61 (0.94%) GitLab
12 57 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
13 51 (0.79%) Bitbucket
14 48 (0.74%) Subversion
15 47 (0.73%) JMeter
15 47 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
15 47 (0.73%) webpack
16 46 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
16 46 (0.71%) WebDriver
17 43 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4,132 (63.94%) Finance
2 809 (12.52%) Investment Banking
3 610 (9.44%) Retail
4 585 (9.05%) Front Office
5 285 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 208 (3.22%) Retail Banking
7 189 (2.92%) Marketing
8 188 (2.91%) Financial Institution
9 134 (2.07%) Back Office
10 128 (1.98%) Legal
11 104 (1.61%) German Language
12 99 (1.53%) Public Sector
13 85 (1.32%) Law
14 77 (1.19%) Games
14 77 (1.19%) Italian Language
15 73 (1.13%) Manufacturing
16 67 (1.04%) French Language
17 56 (0.87%) Private Banking
18 49 (0.76%) Billing
19 36 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1,719 (26.60%) Developer
2 706 (10.93%) Analyst
3 537 (8.31%) Java Developer
4 463 (7.16%) Architect
5 365 (5.65%) Software Engineer
6 332 (5.14%) Consultant
7 301 (4.66%) C# Developer
8 289 (4.47%) .NET Developer
9 271 (4.19%) Senior Developer
10 261 (4.04%) Business Analyst
11 235 (3.64%) DevOps Engineer
12 203 (3.14%) Project Manager
13 196 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
14 180 (2.79%) Java Engineer
15 173 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
16 155 (2.40%) SQL Developer
17 150 (2.32%) Applications Support
18 126 (1.95%) Banking Analyst
18 126 (1.95%) Support Engineer
19 123 (1.90%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 700 (10.83%) .NET
2 419 (6.48%) HTML
3 380 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 347 (5.37%) Spring
5 329 (5.09%) React
6 324 (5.01%) Web Services
7 305 (4.72%) CSS
8 256 (3.96%) ASP.NET
9 237 (3.67%) RESTful
10 236 (3.65%) Node.js
11 210 (3.25%) HTML5
12 207 (3.20%) REST
13 177 (2.74%) Spring Boot
14 169 (2.62%) .NET Framework
15 164 (2.54%) J2EE
16 146 (2.26%) XML
17 133 (2.06%) JSON
18 132 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
19 130 (2.01%) Redux
20 127 (1.97%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 690 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 377 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
3 312 (4.83%) Fixed Income
4 297 (4.60%) User Experience
5 261 (4.04%) Data Centre
6 256 (3.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 253 (3.92%) Derivative
8 245 (3.79%) Equities
9 228 (3.53%) Hedge funds
10 197 (3.05%) Management Information System
11 182 (2.82%) Mobile App
12 169 (2.62%) Public Cloud
13 144 (2.23%) Online Banking
14 126 (1.95%) Credit Risk
15 107 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
16 102 (1.58%) Algorithms
17 99 (1.53%) Virtual Team
18 86 (1.33%) Mobile Banking
19 77 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
20 71 (1.10%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 639 (9.89%) Linux
2 595 (9.21%) Windows
3 297 (4.60%) Unix
4 188 (2.91%) Windows Server
5 156 (2.41%) Android
6 118 (1.83%) Apple iOS
7 95 (1.47%) Windows 10
8 66 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 64 (0.99%) Windows 7
10 31 (0.48%) AIX
10 31 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (0.40%) Solaris
12 21 (0.32%) zOS
13 19 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (0.15%) Ubuntu
15 9 (0.14%) CentOS
16 7 (0.11%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.093%) Kali Linux
18 5 (0.077%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,389 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
2 1,149 (17.78%) Fintech
3 887 (13.73%) DevOps
4 865 (13.39%) Software Engineering
5 713 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
6 685 (10.60%) Scrum
7 601 (9.30%) Microservices
8 563 (8.71%) TDD
9 531 (8.22%) Asset Management
10 482 (7.46%) Test Automation
11 471 (7.29%) Analytics
12 454 (7.03%) Mentoring
13 448 (6.93%) SDLC
14 433 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
15 430 (6.65%) Computer Science
16 399 (6.17%) BDD
17 391 (6.05%) Project Management
18 385 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
19 322 (4.98%) Artificial Intelligence
20 310 (4.80%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1,596 (24.70%) Java
2 1,287 (19.92%) SQL
3 923 (14.28%) Python
4 818 (12.66%) JavaScript
5 796 (12.32%) C#
6 273 (4.22%) C++
7 246 (3.81%) C
8 228 (3.53%) R
9 197 (3.05%) Ruby
10 195 (3.02%) Bash Shell
11 193 (2.99%) Java 8
12 177 (2.74%) PowerShell
13 172 (2.66%) Scala
14 162 (2.51%) Kotlin
15 152 (2.35%) T-SQL
16 146 (2.26%) VBA
17 113 (1.75%) Perl
18 105 (1.62%) Go
19 99 (1.53%) PL/SQL
20 92 (1.42%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 856 (13.25%) Degree
2 140 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 131 (2.03%) CISSP
4 124 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 91 (1.41%) CCNP
6 89 (1.38%) CISM
7 80 (1.24%) CCIE
8 58 (0.90%) PhD
9 47 (0.73%) CISA
10 46 (0.71%) Security Cleared
11 45 (0.70%) ISTQB
12 43 (0.67%) CCNA
13 34 (0.53%) ISEB
14 32 (0.50%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 31 (0.48%) MBA
16 30 (0.46%) CCIE Service Provider
16 30 (0.46%) PMI Certification
17 29 (0.45%) PMP
18 26 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
18 26 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 257 (3.98%) QA
2 108 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 80 (1.24%) PMO
4 72 (1.11%) PSD2
5 69 (1.07%) SLA
6 52 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 51 (0.79%) GDPR
8 33 (0.51%) MiFID
9 31 (0.48%) IFRS
10 30 (0.46%) NIST
11 25 (0.39%) COBIT
11 25 (0.39%) IFRS 9
11 25 (0.39%) PCI DSS
12 21 (0.32%) EMIR
13 19 (0.29%) Basel II
13 19 (0.29%) HMG Infosec
13 19 (0.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 19 (0.29%) JSP 440
13 19 (0.29%) SEPA
14 17 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 532 (8.23%) Docker
2 151 (2.34%) Active Directory
3 110 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (0.56%) XenApp
5 29 (0.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 27 (0.42%) vSphere
7 21 (0.32%) XenDesktop
8 16 (0.25%) VMware NSX
9 15 (0.23%) Hyper-V
10 11 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (0.15%) GridGain
11 10 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (0.14%) Cronacle
12 9 (0.14%) Veritas File System
12 9 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 9 (0.14%) VirtualBox
13 8 (0.12%) Firmware
13 8 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 7 (0.11%) Apache Flume
15 6 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 388 (6.00%) Kubernetes
2 269 (4.16%) Ansible
3 259 (4.01%) Terraform
4 180 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
5 118 (1.83%) Puppet
6 77 (1.19%) SCCM
7 49 (0.76%) Rancher
8 41 (0.63%) SCOM
9 33 (0.51%) Istio
10 32 (0.50%) Tivoli
11 30 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
11 30 (0.46%) Nagios
11 30 (0.46%) Prometheus
12 24 (0.37%) Nessus
12 24 (0.37%) Packer
13 23 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
14 21 (0.32%) CA Service Virtualization
15 19 (0.29%) Grafana
16 18 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
17 15 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 616 (9.53%) Oracle
2 500 (7.74%) Microsoft
3 297 (4.60%) Google
4 213 (3.30%) Cisco
5 195 (3.02%) IBM
6 165 (2.55%) VMware
7 158 (2.45%) Tableau
8 130 (2.01%) Salesforce.com
9 106 (1.64%) Informatica
10 105 (1.62%) SAP
11 101 (1.56%) WorldPay
12 94 (1.45%) Citrix
13 92 (1.42%) Bloomberg
14 91 (1.41%) Splunk
15 84 (1.30%) FIS
15 84 (1.30%) Red Hat
16 68 (1.05%) Dell
17 67 (1.04%) EMC
18 63 (0.97%) CheckPoint
19 62 (0.96%) NetApp