Period
to 29 January 2020

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 29 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK
6 months to
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 44 35
Rank change year-on-year -16 -9 -2
Permanent jobs citing Banking 5,646 8,274 11,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.50% 5.44% 6.45%
As % of the General category 11.28% 13.20% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,267 6,036 6,961
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £116,250 £103,750 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -

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 50,044 62,660 76,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.92% 41.21% 43.97%
Number of salaries quoted 37,925 47,731 58,398
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 29 January 2020.

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 29 January 2020. 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 -15 5,391 £72,500 +11.54% 658
London -6 4,287 £75,000 +7.14% 509
UK excluding London -15 1,303 £55,000 +10.00% 211
North of England -11 459 £55,000 +19.57% 70
North West -9 310 £55,000 +4.76% 31
South East -6 261 £60,000 +9.09% 35
East of England +127 186 £55,000 -12.00% 9
Scotland -25 144 £48,004 -6.79% 52
Yorkshire -5 125 £58,500 +45.52% 31
Midlands -33 115 £40,000 -20.00% 21
South West +8 80 £47,500 -9.52% 14
East Midlands -11 64 £37,500 -28.57% 13
West Midlands +4 51 £40,000 -20.00% 8
Wales 0 47 £42,178 +20.51% 9
North East +21 24 £43,920 +9.80% 8
Northern Ireland +4 17 £55,000 +46.67% 1
Channel Islands +3 1 £80,000 +14.29%

For the 6 months to 29 January 2020, 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 3,666 (64.93%) Finance
2 2,295 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
3 1,687 (29.88%) Java
4 1,190 (21.08%) AWS
5 1,092 (19.34%) SQL
6 901 (15.96%) JavaScript
7 896 (15.87%) C#
8 893 (15.82%) Software Engineering
9 827 (14.65%) Fintech
10 795 (14.08%) Python
11 765 (13.55%) Investment Banking
12 740 (13.11%) DevOps
13 727 (12.88%) Azure
14 663 (11.74%) .NET
15 655 (11.60%) Scrum
16 628 (11.12%) Problem-Solving
17 600 (10.63%) Microservices
18 595 (10.54%) SQL Server
19 588 (10.41%) Asset Management
20 587 (10.40%) Web Services
21 582 (10.31%) Front Office
22 550 (9.74%) TDD
23 500 (8.86%) Linux
24 499 (8.84%) Analytics
25 494 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
26 492 (8.71%) Oracle
27 485 (8.59%) Windows
28 484 (8.57%) Degree
29 479 (8.48%) AngularJS
30 469 (8.31%) WorldPay

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
1 146 (2.59%) Confluence
2 93 (1.65%) Apache Spark
3 76 (1.35%) WebSphere
4 73 (1.29%) SAS
5 67 (1.19%) Tomcat
6 62 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
7 57 (1.01%) SharePoint
8 44 (0.78%) Apache
9 38 (0.67%) IIS
10 34 (0.60%) Mule
10 34 (0.60%) WebLogic
11 25 (0.44%) JBoss
12 21 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
13 20 (0.35%) CMS
14 19 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 17 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
16 16 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
16 16 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
16 16 (0.28%) Mule ESB
17 15 (0.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 159 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 156 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
3 58 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 55 (0.97%) Sketch
5 37 (0.66%) InVision
6 25 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
7 24 (0.43%) MS Visio
8 14 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 11 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
10 9 (0.16%) Photoshop
11 7 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.089%) SPSS
13 4 (0.071%) Flinto
13 4 (0.071%) Zeplin
14 3 (0.053%) Chatbot
14 3 (0.053%) Figma
14 3 (0.053%) InDesign
15 2 (0.035%) Acrobat
15 2 (0.035%) Adobe Captivate
16 1 (0.018%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 113 (2.00%) FINCAD Analytics
2 69 (1.22%) Payment Gateway
3 22 (0.39%) thinkFolio
4 20 (0.35%) SAP CO
4 20 (0.35%) SAP FI
4 20 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 18 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
5 18 (0.32%) Temenos T24
6 14 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 13 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
8 12 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
9 10 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 9 (0.16%) Documaker
11 8 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
11 8 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
11 8 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
11 8 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
12 7 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
13 6 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
13 6 (0.11%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1,190 (21.08%) AWS
2 727 (12.88%) Azure
3 425 (7.53%) GCP
4 118 (2.09%) SaaS
5 109 (1.93%) GitHub
6 107 (1.90%) Office 365
7 78 (1.38%) OpenShift
8 73 (1.29%) Power Platform
9 70 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
10 52 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
10 52 (0.92%) PaaS
11 47 (0.83%) IaaS
12 42 (0.74%) Serverless
13 36 (0.64%) Amazon ECS
14 31 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
15 22 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
16 20 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
17 18 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
17 18 (0.32%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 17 (0.30%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 99 (1.75%) Firewall
2 82 (1.45%) TCP/IP
3 74 (1.31%) WAN
4 72 (1.28%) LAN
5 69 (1.22%) DNS
6 46 (0.81%) BGP
6 46 (0.81%) Internet
7 45 (0.80%) VPN
8 43 (0.76%) OSPF
9 39 (0.69%) HTTP
10 37 (0.66%) DHCP
11 36 (0.64%) MPLS
12 35 (0.62%) VoIP
13 33 (0.58%) Network Security
14 31 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
14 31 (0.55%) Wireless
15 26 (0.46%) ATM
15 26 (0.46%) NetScaler
16 21 (0.37%) SAN
17 20 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 595 (10.54%) SQL Server
2 258 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
3 188 (3.33%) Big Data
4 159 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 149 (2.64%) NoSQL
6 124 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 124 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
7 118 (2.09%) MySQL
8 116 (2.05%) Amazon Athena
9 106 (1.88%) Hadoop
10 101 (1.79%) MongoDB
11 95 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 76 (1.35%) RDBMS
13 75 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 73 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
15 72 (1.28%) Power BI
16 65 (1.15%) Oracle Database
17 59 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
18 47 (0.83%) DB2
19 45 (0.80%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 328 (5.81%) Jenkins
2 318 (5.63%) JIRA
3 309 (5.47%) Git (software)
4 199 (3.52%) Selenium
5 179 (3.17%) Maven
6 154 (2.73%) Cucumber
7 73 (1.29%) JUnit
8 72 (1.28%) TeamCity
9 61 (1.08%) GitLab
10 58 (1.03%) SonarQube
11 55 (0.97%) Visual Studio
12 49 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
13 46 (0.81%) IBM UrbanCode
14 43 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 39 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
15 39 (0.69%) Subversion
16 38 (0.67%) Bitbucket
16 38 (0.67%) WebDriver
17 37 (0.66%) webpack
18 35 (0.62%) Axure RP
General
1 3,666 (64.93%) Finance
2 765 (13.55%) Investment Banking
3 582 (10.31%) Front Office
4 357 (6.32%) Retail
5 188 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 162 (2.87%) Retail Banking
7 146 (2.59%) Financial Institution
8 112 (1.98%) Marketing
9 108 (1.91%) Public Sector
10 83 (1.47%) Law
11 79 (1.40%) Legal
12 75 (1.33%) Back Office
13 60 (1.06%) Games
14 57 (1.01%) Billing
14 57 (1.01%) French Language
14 57 (1.01%) German Language
15 51 (0.90%) Manufacturing
16 40 (0.71%) Private Banking
17 38 (0.67%) Italian Language
18 37 (0.66%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1,492 (26.43%) Developer
2 664 (11.76%) Analyst
3 515 (9.12%) Java Developer
4 413 (7.31%) Software Engineer
5 387 (6.85%) Architect
6 292 (5.17%) C# Developer
7 280 (4.96%) .NET Developer
8 261 (4.62%) Senior Developer
9 247 (4.37%) Business Analyst
10 240 (4.25%) Consultant
11 215 (3.81%) Java Engineer
12 207 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
13 194 (3.44%) DevOps Engineer
14 183 (3.24%) Project Manager
15 152 (2.69%) Java Software Engineer
16 126 (2.23%) Solutions Architect
17 122 (2.16%) Banking Analyst
18 121 (2.14%) Front Office Developer
18 121 (2.14%) Senior Software Engineer
19 115 (2.04%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 663 (11.74%) .NET
2 587 (10.40%) Web Services
3 479 (8.48%) AngularJS
4 437 (7.74%) React
5 406 (7.19%) HTML
6 389 (6.89%) Spring
7 358 (6.34%) J2EE
8 324 (5.74%) Node.js
9 311 (5.51%) CSS
10 276 (4.89%) RESTful
11 262 (4.64%) ASP.NET
12 241 (4.27%) REST
13 182 (3.22%) HTML5
14 168 (2.98%) Spring Boot
15 166 (2.94%) .NET Framework
16 159 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
17 153 (2.71%) Vue.js
18 148 (2.62%) Kafka
19 122 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
20 115 (2.04%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 494 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 418 (7.40%) Fixed Income
3 375 (6.64%) Hedge funds
4 355 (6.29%) Derivative
5 309 (5.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 296 (5.24%) Equities
7 273 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
8 256 (4.53%) User Experience
9 219 (3.88%) Data Centre
10 165 (2.92%) Mobile App
11 109 (1.93%) Public Cloud
12 100 (1.77%) Online Banking
13 93 (1.65%) Credit Risk
14 87 (1.54%) Equity Derivative
15 81 (1.43%) Blog
16 80 (1.42%) Management Information System
17 75 (1.33%) Cloud Native
18 72 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
19 71 (1.26%) Mobile Banking
20 66 (1.17%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 500 (8.86%) Linux
2 485 (8.59%) Windows
3 252 (4.46%) Unix
4 138 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 113 (2.00%) Android
6 111 (1.97%) Windows 10
7 103 (1.82%) Apple iOS
8 51 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (0.51%) Solaris
10 27 (0.48%) Windows 7
10 27 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (0.27%) AIX
11 15 (0.27%) zOS
12 10 (0.18%) Kali Linux
13 9 (0.16%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.14%) CentOS
14 8 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (0.12%) CoreOS
15 7 (0.12%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.071%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,295 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
2 893 (15.82%) Software Engineering
3 827 (14.65%) Fintech
4 740 (13.11%) DevOps
5 655 (11.60%) Scrum
6 628 (11.12%) Problem-Solving
7 600 (10.63%) Microservices
8 588 (10.41%) Asset Management
9 550 (9.74%) TDD
10 499 (8.84%) Analytics
11 460 (8.15%) Test Automation
12 454 (8.04%) Mentoring
13 399 (7.07%) BDD
14 390 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
15 380 (6.73%) Artificial Intelligence
16 374 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
17 373 (6.61%) SDLC
18 360 (6.38%) Investment Management
19 333 (5.90%) Project Management
20 316 (5.60%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1,687 (29.88%) Java
2 1,092 (19.34%) SQL
3 901 (15.96%) JavaScript
4 896 (15.87%) C#
5 795 (14.08%) Python
6 347 (6.15%) C++
7 232 (4.11%) Kotlin
8 166 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 161 (2.85%) Java 8
10 146 (2.59%) T-SQL
11 141 (2.50%) PowerShell
12 131 (2.32%) TypeScript
13 122 (2.16%) C
14 106 (1.88%) Ruby
15 100 (1.77%) R
16 90 (1.59%) Go
16 90 (1.59%) Scala
17 84 (1.49%) VBA
18 82 (1.45%) Perl
19 72 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 484 (8.57%) Degree
2 97 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 93 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (1.35%) CCNP
5 61 (1.08%) CCIE
6 60 (1.06%) CISSP
7 46 (0.81%) CISM
8 42 (0.74%) ISTQB
8 42 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 41 (0.73%) ISEB
10 37 (0.66%) CCNA
11 32 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
12 31 (0.55%) PhD
13 29 (0.51%) SAFe Agilist
14 28 (0.50%) PMI Certification
15 27 (0.48%) Security Cleared
16 24 (0.43%) PMP
17 21 (0.37%) SC Cleared
18 19 (0.34%) MCSE
19 18 (0.32%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (3.95%) QA
2 87 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 85 (1.51%) SLA
4 58 (1.03%) PMO
5 53 (0.94%) PSD2
6 51 (0.90%) GDPR
7 48 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 44 (0.78%) PCI DSS
9 23 (0.41%) EMIR
10 22 (0.39%) IFRS
11 20 (0.35%) MiFID
12 18 (0.32%) IFRS 9
13 17 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
13 17 (0.30%) Basel II
13 17 (0.30%) SEPA
14 14 (0.25%) NIST
15 13 (0.23%) COBIT
16 11 (0.19%) ISO 20022
17 9 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
17 9 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 462 (8.18%) Docker
2 156 (2.76%) Active Directory
3 77 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (0.97%) vSphere
5 37 (0.66%) XenApp
6 29 (0.51%) VMware NSX
7 27 (0.48%) XenDesktop
8 24 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (0.27%) Firmware
9 15 (0.27%) VirtualBox
10 12 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (0.18%) Hyper-V
11 10 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 7 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.11%) GridGain
14 5 (0.089%) OpenAM
15 4 (0.071%) HDFS
15 4 (0.071%) OpenIDM
15 4 (0.071%) RACF
15 4 (0.071%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 375 (6.64%) Kubernetes
2 263 (4.66%) Ansible
3 249 (4.41%) Terraform
4 124 (2.20%) Puppet
5 120 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
6 92 (1.63%) SCCM
7 49 (0.87%) SCOM
8 32 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
9 28 (0.50%) Rancher
9 28 (0.50%) vRealize
10 27 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
11 26 (0.46%) Istio
12 20 (0.35%) PowerCLI
13 19 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
13 19 (0.34%) Prometheus
14 16 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
15 15 (0.27%) Nagios
16 14 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 13 (0.23%) Control-M
17 13 (0.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 492 (8.71%) Oracle
2 469 (8.31%) WorldPay
3 464 (8.22%) Microsoft
4 460 (8.15%) FIS
5 266 (4.71%) Google
6 165 (2.92%) Bloomberg
7 160 (2.83%) Cisco
8 128 (2.27%) VMware
9 114 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
10 110 (1.95%) IBM
11 83 (1.47%) Tableau
12 80 (1.42%) Citrix
13 79 (1.40%) SAP
14 68 (1.20%) Adobe
15 61 (1.08%) CheckPoint
15 61 (1.08%) Informatica
16 56 (0.99%) HP
16 56 (0.99%) Splunk
17 51 (0.90%) Palo Alto
17 51 (0.90%) Reuters