Period
to 12 July 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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 52 45
Rank change year-on-year -9 -7 -15
Permanent jobs citing Banking 3,335 7,428 9,796
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.32% 5.04% 5.52%
As % of the General category 10.91% 12.63% 12.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,689 5,788 6,726
Median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,127 £36,750
90th Percentile £120,000 £102,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,500 £54,068 £51,000
% change year-on-year +8.20% +6.02% +2.00%

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 30,569 58,802 76,825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.62% 39.93% 43.32%
Number of salaries quoted 23,444 44,337 58,982
Median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.45% +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £46,254 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.40% +2.79% +5.88%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Banking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in the UK

Banking
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Banking.

Salary trend for Banking in the UK

Banking
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Banking over the 6 months to 12 July 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 12 July 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 -10 3,141 £75,081 +11.23% 280
London -9 2,608 £80,000 +14.29% 197
UK excluding London -39 691 £58,500 +8.20% 102
North of England -65 196 £55,000 +1.85% 56
South East +47 188 £67,500 +18.42% 10
Work from Home -8 134 £70,000 +3.70% 48
Scotland -4 120 £51,481 -6.40% 16
North West -63 118 £57,000 +3.64% 21
Yorkshire +11 66 £55,000 +3.00% 28
Midlands +65 63 £68,750 +44.74% 9
South West -62 59 £57,361 +6.09% 1
West Midlands +52 44 £72,500 +61.11% 6
East of England +51 26 £88,250 +53.48% 6
Wales +2 23 £52,500 +36.36%
East Midlands +42 19 £48,750 -9.72% 3
Northern Ireland +23 18 £38,750 -22.50% 4
North East +17 12 £70,000 +112.12% 7

For the 6 months to 12 July 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 2,231 (66.90%) Finance
2 1,311 (39.31%) Agile Software Development
3 1,156 (34.66%) Java
4 763 (22.88%) AWS
5 656 (19.67%) Python
6 648 (19.43%) DevOps
7 647 (19.40%) SQL
8 592 (17.75%) Investment Banking
9 582 (17.45%) Azure
10 580 (17.39%) JavaScript
11 570 (17.09%) Software Engineering
12 567 (17.00%) Fintech
13 446 (13.37%) Asset Management
14 435 (13.04%) Microservices
15 432 (12.95%) C#
16 369 (11.06%) Front Office
17 367 (11.00%) Docker
18 366 (10.97%) .NET
19 362 (10.85%) Web Services
20 346 (10.37%) Scrum
20 346 (10.37%) React
20 346 (10.37%) Problem-Solving
21 343 (10.28%) Kubernetes
21 343 (10.28%) SQL Server
22 342 (10.25%) AngularJS
23 337 (10.10%) TDD
24 332 (9.96%) GCP
25 310 (9.30%) Hedge funds
26 290 (8.70%) Investment Management
27 274 (8.22%) Fixed Income

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
1 152 (4.56%) Confluence
2 144 (4.32%) Apache
3 101 (3.03%) Apache Spark
4 73 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
5 45 (1.35%) Tomcat
6 44 (1.32%) WebSphere
7 34 (1.02%) SharePoint
8 24 (0.72%) SAS
9 21 (0.63%) MS Exchange
10 16 (0.48%) JBoss
11 12 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.36%) Skype for Business
12 10 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
12 10 (0.30%) IIS
13 9 (0.27%) CMS
13 9 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
13 9 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
13 9 (0.27%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
15 7 (0.21%) Luigi
Applications
1 66 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 30 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
3 30 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 26 (0.78%) Sketch
5 15 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 13 (0.39%) InVision
7 10 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (0.21%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.12%) Marvel
9 4 (0.12%) Zeplin
10 3 (0.090%) SPSS
11 2 (0.060%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.030%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.030%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.030%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.030%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 49 (1.47%) FINCAD Analytics
2 17 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.39%) Temenos T24
4 10 (0.30%) SAP CO
4 10 (0.30%) SAP FI
4 10 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 9 (0.27%) BASE24
5 9 (0.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 6 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
6 6 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.12%) Actimize
7 4 (0.12%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.090%) Finacle
9 2 (0.060%) Misys Opics
9 2 (0.060%) MultiFonds
9 2 (0.060%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.060%) R3 Corda
9 2 (0.060%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 763 (22.88%) AWS
2 582 (17.45%) Azure
3 332 (9.96%) GCP
4 151 (4.53%) Serverless
5 126 (3.78%) AWS Lambda
6 95 (2.85%) Amazon ECS
7 78 (2.34%) Office 365
7 78 (2.34%) SaaS
8 62 (1.86%) Apigee
9 59 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
10 49 (1.47%) Power Platform
11 41 (1.23%) GitHub
12 40 (1.20%) IaaS
13 32 (0.96%) PaaS
14 28 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
15 22 (0.66%) Amazon S3
15 22 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
15 22 (0.66%) OpenShift
16 21 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
17 17 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 99 (2.97%) Firewall
2 48 (1.44%) Network Security
3 39 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 37 (1.11%) Internet
4 37 (1.11%) WAN
5 36 (1.08%) LAN
6 34 (1.02%) VPN
7 29 (0.87%) BGP
8 24 (0.72%) DNS
9 23 (0.69%) HTTP
10 22 (0.66%) MPLS
10 22 (0.66%) Unified Communications
11 19 (0.57%) OSPF
12 17 (0.51%) FIX Connectivity
12 17 (0.51%) Intranet
12 17 (0.51%) SAN
12 17 (0.51%) Wireless
13 14 (0.42%) Multicast
14 13 (0.39%) Cisco ISE
15 11 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 192 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
3 160 (4.80%) NoSQL
4 140 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
5 130 (3.90%) Amazon Redshift
6 119 (3.57%) MySQL
7 103 (3.09%) Hadoop
8 97 (2.91%) MongoDB
9 96 (2.88%) Big Data
10 78 (2.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 68 (2.04%) Relational Database
12 63 (1.89%) Amazon Athena
13 55 (1.65%) SQL Server 2019
14 49 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 44 (1.32%) Power BI
16 42 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 39 (1.17%) Blockchain
18 38 (1.14%) Oracle Database
19 33 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
20 32 (0.96%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 239 (7.17%) Jenkins
2 224 (6.72%) JIRA
3 159 (4.77%) Git (software)
4 110 (3.30%) Cucumber
5 108 (3.24%) Selenium
6 84 (2.52%) Maven
7 70 (2.10%) GitLab
8 56 (1.68%) Artifactory
9 52 (1.56%) RStudio
10 40 (1.20%) JUnit
11 39 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 36 (1.08%) Appium
12 36 (1.08%) TeamCity
12 36 (1.08%) webpack
13 33 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
14 28 (0.84%) Bitbucket
15 24 (0.72%) JMeter
16 21 (0.63%) SonarQube
17 20 (0.60%) Cypress.io
17 20 (0.60%) Jasmine
General
1 2,231 (66.90%) Finance
2 592 (17.75%) Investment Banking
3 369 (11.06%) Front Office
4 241 (7.23%) Retail
5 134 (4.02%) Retail Banking
6 130 (3.90%) Back Office
7 101 (3.03%) Telecoms
8 69 (2.07%) Marketing
9 63 (1.89%) Financial Institution
10 61 (1.83%) Legal
11 58 (1.74%) Law
12 53 (1.59%) Games
13 45 (1.35%) Public Sector
14 34 (1.02%) Private Banking
15 33 (0.99%) International Banking
16 25 (0.75%) Manufacturing
17 18 (0.54%) Automotive
18 15 (0.45%) French Language
19 14 (0.42%) General Ledger
19 14 (0.42%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 881 (26.42%) Developer
2 350 (10.49%) Analyst
3 317 (9.51%) Java Developer
4 296 (8.88%) Architect
5 190 (5.70%) Senior Developer
6 175 (5.25%) Software Engineer
7 154 (4.62%) Business Analyst
8 136 (4.08%) Java Engineer
9 117 (3.51%) AWS Engineer
9 117 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
10 116 (3.48%) C# Developer
11 115 (3.45%) AWS Developer
12 103 (3.09%) .NET Developer
13 99 (2.97%) Project Manager
14 98 (2.94%) Python Developer
15 96 (2.88%) Consultant
16 88 (2.64%) DevOps Engineer
17 86 (2.58%) Development Manager
17 86 (2.58%) Python Engineer
18 85 (2.55%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (10.97%) .NET
2 362 (10.85%) Web Services
3 346 (10.37%) React
4 342 (10.25%) AngularJS
5 217 (6.51%) Spring
6 180 (5.40%) Vue.js
7 176 (5.28%) Node.js
8 174 (5.22%) HTML
9 157 (4.71%) REST
10 139 (4.17%) RESTful
11 136 (4.08%) CSS
12 118 (3.54%) J2EE
13 116 (3.48%) Spring Boot
14 112 (3.36%) Kafka
15 100 (3.00%) .NET Core
15 100 (3.00%) ASP.NET
16 94 (2.82%) gRPC
17 88 (2.64%) SOAP
18 87 (2.61%) XML
19 82 (2.46%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 310 (9.30%) Hedge funds
2 274 (8.22%) Fixed Income
3 256 (7.68%) Derivative
4 240 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
5 218 (6.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 162 (4.86%) Greenfield Project
7 153 (4.59%) Equities
8 104 (3.12%) Mobile App
9 101 (3.03%) User Experience
10 83 (2.49%) Data Centre
11 81 (2.43%) SWIFT
12 66 (1.98%) Management Information System
13 59 (1.77%) Market Risk
14 55 (1.65%) Public Cloud
15 50 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
16 48 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
17 45 (1.35%) Algorithms
17 45 (1.35%) Tandem
18 42 (1.26%) Credit Risk
18 42 (1.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 252 (7.56%) Windows
2 230 (6.90%) Linux
3 181 (5.43%) Unix
4 106 (3.18%) Windows Server
5 67 (2.01%) Apple iOS
6 63 (1.89%) Android
7 53 (1.59%) Windows 10
8 42 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 35 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (0.87%) Windows Server 2016
11 16 (0.48%) Ubuntu
12 12 (0.36%) Solaris
13 11 (0.33%) CentOS
14 9 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (0.24%) AIX
16 7 (0.21%) SUSE
16 7 (0.21%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.18%) Debian
17 6 (0.18%) Kali Linux
18 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,311 (39.31%) Agile Software Development
2 648 (19.43%) DevOps
3 570 (17.09%) Software Engineering
4 567 (17.00%) Fintech
5 446 (13.37%) Asset Management
6 435 (13.04%) Microservices
7 346 (10.37%) Problem-Solving
7 346 (10.37%) Scrum
8 337 (10.10%) TDD
9 290 (8.70%) Investment Management
10 265 (7.95%) Test Automation
11 261 (7.83%) Mentoring
12 242 (7.26%) BDD
13 223 (6.69%) Analytics
14 221 (6.63%) SDLC
15 217 (6.51%) Decision-Making
16 211 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
17 196 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
18 179 (5.37%) Business Analysis
19 163 (4.89%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,156 (34.66%) Java
2 656 (19.67%) Python
3 647 (19.40%) SQL
4 580 (17.39%) JavaScript
5 432 (12.95%) C#
6 170 (5.10%) C++
7 166 (4.98%) Kotlin
8 130 (3.90%) TypeScript
9 126 (3.78%) Scala
10 110 (3.30%) PowerShell
11 102 (3.06%) Java 8
12 89 (2.67%) Bash Shell
13 69 (2.07%) C
14 57 (1.71%) Go
15 54 (1.62%) T-SQL
16 52 (1.56%) R
17 45 (1.35%) Shell Script
18 42 (1.26%) Perl
19 30 (0.90%) PHP
20 29 (0.87%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 258 (7.74%) Degree
2 64 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 42 (1.26%) CISSP
5 38 (1.14%) CCNP
6 36 (1.08%) Master's Degree
7 28 (0.84%) Sun Certification
8 26 (0.78%) CISM
9 25 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
10 24 (0.72%) CCNA
11 23 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
11 23 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (0.63%) ISTQB
13 20 (0.60%) CCIE
13 20 (0.60%) MCP
13 20 (0.60%) PhD
14 18 (0.54%) SC Cleared
14 18 (0.54%) Security Cleared
15 17 (0.51%) AWS Certification
16 14 (0.42%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (4.17%) QA
2 38 (1.14%) SLA
3 37 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (0.93%) Data Quality
5 28 (0.84%) SEPA
6 24 (0.72%) PMO
7 23 (0.69%) COBIT
7 23 (0.69%) PCI DSS
8 19 (0.57%) GDPR
9 18 (0.54%) ISO 20022
9 18 (0.54%) PSD2
10 15 (0.45%) EMIR
11 13 (0.39%) MiFID
11 13 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 12 (0.36%) NIST
13 9 (0.27%) ISO 8583
13 9 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 8 (0.24%) ISO 15022
15 7 (0.21%) TARGET2
16 6 (0.18%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 367 (11.00%) Docker
2 131 (3.93%) Active Directory
3 69 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (1.17%) vSphere
5 31 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (0.69%) XenApp
7 15 (0.45%) XenDesktop
8 14 (0.42%) VMware NSX
9 9 (0.27%) Hyper-V
9 9 (0.27%) VirtualBox
10 8 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.18%) HDFS
11 6 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 4 (0.12%) LXC
13 4 (0.12%) OpenAM
14 3 (0.090%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.090%) Time Sharing Option
15 2 (0.060%) Apache Flume
15 2 (0.060%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 343 (10.28%) Kubernetes
2 151 (4.53%) Terraform
3 119 (3.57%) Ansible
4 61 (1.83%) SCCM
5 52 (1.56%) Puppet
6 38 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
7 30 (0.90%) Istio
8 22 (0.66%) SCOM
9 18 (0.54%) CA Service Virtualization
9 18 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
9 18 (0.54%) vRealize
10 17 (0.51%) FortiGate
11 14 (0.42%) PowerCLI
12 12 (0.36%) Prometheus
13 11 (0.33%) Tivoli
14 10 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
14 10 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
14 10 (0.30%) Mesos
15 9 (0.27%) Marathon
16 8 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 269 (8.07%) Microsoft
2 239 (7.17%) Oracle
3 238 (7.14%) Google
4 116 (3.48%) Cisco
5 97 (2.91%) VMware
6 84 (2.52%) Bloomberg
7 72 (2.16%) IBM
8 61 (1.83%) SAP
9 57 (1.71%) Citrix
10 50 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
11 47 (1.41%) CheckPoint
12 40 (1.20%) Splunk
13 39 (1.17%) Red Hat
14 38 (1.14%) Informatica
14 38 (1.14%) Tableau
15 31 (0.93%) F5
16 29 (0.87%) Palo Alto
17 28 (0.84%) Adobe
17 28 (0.84%) CA
17 28 (0.84%) ServiceNow