Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 35 27
Rank change year-on-year +12 -8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Banking 14513 11002 14709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.08% 5.93% 6.82%
As % of the General category 18.50% 13.93% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7493 8966 10946
UK median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.86% +5.00% +1.01%

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 78450 79007 96830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.67% 42.58% 44.92%
Number of salaries quoted 57814 64116 77832
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 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 +14 13957 £65,000 +4.00% 995
London +11 11795 £67,500 - 804
UK excluding London -21 2642 £51,000 -2.86% 248
North of England +17 901 £50,000 - 54
North West +43 741 £50,000 +5.26% 36
South East -55 506 £52,500 +5.00% 49
Scotland -4 466 £52,500 -4.55% 51
Midlands +18 410 £55,000 -6.38% 24
West Midlands +2 231 £55,000 -3.51% 14
South West -44 205 £50,000 -9.09% 21
East Midlands +20 176 £60,000 -7.69% 10
East of England -81 139 £57,500 +15.00% 42
Yorkshire -89 122 £45,000 -18.18% 14
North East +1 40 £42,500 -22.73% 4
Northern Ireland -15 25 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Wales -24 17 £72,500 +118.55% 3
Channel Islands +5 4 £60,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 11749 (80.96%) Finance
2 7026 (48.41%) Investment Banking
3 5360 (36.93%) Wealth Management
4 5357 (36.91%) Retail Banking
5 5235 (36.07%) Asset Management
6 4613 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
7 4093 (28.20%) Java
8 2987 (20.58%) SQL
9 2928 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
10 2207 (15.21%) SDLC
11 1973 (13.59%) Degree
12 1969 (13.57%) Project Management
13 1918 (13.22%) Oracle
14 1721 (11.86%) Front Office
15 1711 (11.79%) Unix
16 1643 (11.32%) C#
17 1623 (11.18%) Linux
18 1564 (10.78%) .NET
19 1523 (10.49%) Windows
20 1499 (10.33%) SQL Server
21 1495 (10.30%) Scrum
22 1400 (9.65%) JavaScript
23 1355 (9.34%) Microsoft
24 1342 (9.25%) Analytics
25 1296 (8.93%) Business Analysis
26 1257 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
27 1248 (8.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
28 1193 (8.22%) Derivative
29 1167 (8.04%) Software Engineering
30 1166 (8.03%) 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
1 473 (3.26%) Tomcat
2 382 (2.63%) SAS
3 363 (2.50%) Apache
4 310 (2.14%) SharePoint
5 226 (1.56%) IIS
6 214 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
7 211 (1.45%) WebSphere
8 210 (1.45%) Confluence
9 208 (1.43%) JBoss
10 201 (1.38%) Skype for Business
11 200 (1.38%) MS Exchange
12 181 (1.25%) Apache Spark
13 130 (0.90%) CMS
14 127 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
15 95 (0.65%) WebLogic
16 94 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
17 88 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
18 82 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
19 59 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 49 (0.34%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 573 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 351 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
3 215 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 127 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
5 115 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 49 (0.34%) InVision
7 40 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 30 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 28 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
10 19 (0.13%) SPSS
11 11 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 7 (0.048%) OmniGraffle
13 6 (0.041%) Adobe After Effects
14 5 (0.034%) UXPin
15 3 (0.021%) UserZoom
16 2 (0.014%) EngageOne
17 1 (0.007%) GNU Octave
17 1 (0.007%) HipChat
17 1 (0.007%) InDesign
17 1 (0.007%) Weka
Business Applications
1 99 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 77 (0.53%) Actimize
3 76 (0.52%) Temenos T24
4 61 (0.42%) ION MarketView
5 43 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 36 (0.25%) SAP CO
6 36 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 36 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
7 32 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 31 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
9 27 (0.19%) WebTrends
10 26 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
11 25 (0.17%) Eikon
12 24 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
13 20 (0.14%) Markit EDM
14 19 (0.13%) Summit
15 17 (0.12%) Temenos Globus
16 11 (0.076%) RMDS
17 10 (0.069%) Oracle BPM
17 10 (0.069%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 661 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 418 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 202 (1.39%) SaaS
4 188 (1.30%) GitHub
5 152 (1.05%) IaaS
6 134 (0.92%) Office 365
7 79 (0.54%) PaaS
8 51 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 51 (0.35%) OpenShift
9 48 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
10 36 (0.25%) Google Analytics
11 35 (0.24%) npm
12 33 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 26 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
14 25 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
15 22 (0.15%) Heroku
15 22 (0.15%) OneDrive
16 19 (0.13%) CloudFront
16 19 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
17 18 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 352 (2.43%) Firewall
2 207 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 181 (1.25%) Internet
4 176 (1.21%) Skype
5 162 (1.12%) HTTP
6 138 (0.95%) Wireless
7 136 (0.94%) DNS
8 127 (0.88%) OSPF
9 122 (0.84%) BGP
10 118 (0.81%) WAN
11 115 (0.79%) MPLS
12 107 (0.74%) Network Security
13 100 (0.69%) Cisco Nexus
14 99 (0.68%) EIGRP
15 98 (0.68%) SSL
16 93 (0.64%) Unified Communications
17 86 (0.59%) IPsec
18 81 (0.56%) VPN
19 80 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
19 80 (0.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1499 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 562 (3.87%) Big Data
3 497 (3.42%) Relational Database
4 481 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
5 378 (2.60%) Blockchain
6 361 (2.49%) NoSQL
7 357 (2.46%) Hadoop
8 329 (2.27%) Oracle Database
9 324 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 293 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 291 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
12 277 (1.91%) MongoDB
13 243 (1.67%) MySQL
14 205 (1.41%) RDBMS
15 179 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
16 174 (1.20%) QlikView
17 155 (1.07%) Base SAS
18 147 (1.01%) SAS Visual Analytics
19 136 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
20 132 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 770 (5.31%) JIRA
2 610 (4.20%) TeamCity
3 560 (3.86%) Maven
4 520 (3.58%) Git (software)
5 496 (3.42%) Jenkins
6 417 (2.87%) Subversion
7 315 (2.17%) JUnit
8 276 (1.90%) Selenium
9 228 (1.57%) Cucumber
10 216 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
11 185 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
12 180 (1.24%) MSBuild
13 162 (1.12%) Hudson
14 156 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 149 (1.03%) NUnit
16 142 (0.98%) Visual Studio
17 140 (0.96%) Gradle
18 134 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
19 121 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
20 108 (0.74%) Moq
General
1 11749 (80.96%) Finance
2 7026 (48.41%) Investment Banking
3 5357 (36.91%) Retail Banking
4 1721 (11.86%) Front Office
5 793 (5.46%) Retail
6 591 (4.07%) Financial Institution
7 494 (3.40%) Marketing
8 450 (3.10%) Legal
9 421 (2.90%) Telecoms
10 377 (2.60%) Back Office
11 336 (2.32%) Law
12 216 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
13 166 (1.14%) Private Banking
14 123 (0.85%) International Banking
15 120 (0.83%) Advertising
16 114 (0.79%) German Language
17 103 (0.71%) Manufacturing
18 84 (0.58%) Publishing
19 80 (0.55%) Electronics
19 80 (0.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 3820 (26.32%) Developer
2 2705 (18.64%) Analyst
3 1557 (10.73%) Java Developer
4 1487 (10.25%) Business Analyst
5 974 (6.71%) Senior Developer
6 749 (5.16%) Architect
7 742 (5.11%) Consultant
8 681 (4.69%) C# Developer
9 594 (4.09%) Banking Analyst
10 574 (3.96%) .NET Developer
11 560 (3.86%) Project Manager
12 545 (3.76%) Software Engineer
13 457 (3.15%) Senior Java Developer
14 430 (2.96%) C# .NET Developer
15 402 (2.77%) Support Analyst
16 393 (2.71%) Senior Analyst
17 390 (2.69%) Financial Analyst
18 363 (2.50%) IT Analyst
19 318 (2.19%) SQL Developer
20 307 (2.12%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1564 (10.78%) .NET
2 979 (6.75%) HTML
3 774 (5.33%) Spring
4 722 (4.97%) CSS
5 700 (4.82%) Web Services
6 688 (4.74%) REST
7 683 (4.71%) AngularJS
8 576 (3.97%) XML
9 545 (3.76%) ASP.NET
10 535 (3.69%) RESTful
11 505 (3.48%) HTML5
12 356 (2.45%) Hibernate
13 351 (2.42%) J2EE
14 347 (2.39%) SOAP
15 321 (2.21%) .NET Framework
16 318 (2.19%) FIX Protocol
17 315 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
18 308 (2.12%) WCF
19 306 (2.11%) WPF
20 304 (2.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2928 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1248 (8.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1193 (8.22%) Derivative
4 1087 (7.49%) Computer Science
5 1053 (7.26%) Equities
6 777 (5.35%) Fintech
7 746 (5.14%) Fixed Income
8 665 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
9 651 (4.49%) User Experience
10 608 (4.19%) Management Information System
11 528 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
12 432 (2.98%) Credit Risk
13 373 (2.57%) Reference Data
14 358 (2.47%) Equity Derivative
15 291 (2.01%) Algorithms
16 277 (1.91%) Data Centre
17 261 (1.80%) Data Structures
18 237 (1.63%) Online Banking
19 204 (1.41%) Hedge funds
20 203 (1.40%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1711 (11.79%) Unix
2 1623 (11.18%) Linux
3 1523 (10.49%) Windows
4 502 (3.46%) Windows Server
5 302 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 291 (2.01%) Android
7 269 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 212 (1.46%) Windows 7
9 205 (1.41%) Solaris
10 147 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
11 121 (0.83%) Windows 10
12 105 (0.72%) Mac OS X
12 105 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
13 82 (0.57%) CentOS
14 34 (0.23%) Ubuntu
15 33 (0.23%) AIX
16 28 (0.19%) Windows 8
17 23 (0.16%) Mac OS
18 16 (0.11%) Fedora
19 13 (0.090%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5360 (36.93%) Wealth Management
2 5235 (36.07%) Asset Management
3 4613 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
4 2207 (15.21%) SDLC
5 1969 (13.57%) Project Management
6 1495 (10.30%) Scrum
7 1342 (9.25%) Analytics
8 1296 (8.93%) Business Analysis
9 1257 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
10 1167 (8.04%) Software Engineering
11 1166 (8.03%) Risk Management
12 1118 (7.70%) TDD
13 1105 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
14 1065 (7.34%) DevOps
15 1030 (7.10%) Multithreading
16 1007 (6.94%) OO
17 1004 (6.92%) Test Automation
18 940 (6.48%) Change Management
19 840 (5.79%) ITIL
20 821 (5.66%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4093 (28.20%) Java
2 2987 (20.58%) SQL
3 1643 (11.32%) C#
4 1400 (9.65%) JavaScript
5 1025 (7.06%) Python
6 665 (4.58%) C++
7 580 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 478 (3.29%) Shell Script
9 470 (3.24%) Perl
10 386 (2.66%) PL/SQL
11 362 (2.49%) R
12 294 (2.03%) Bash Shell
13 262 (1.81%) T-SQL
14 260 (1.79%) C
15 229 (1.58%) Scala
16 197 (1.36%) PHP
17 156 (1.07%) Ruby
18 131 (0.90%) VBA
19 108 (0.74%) SAS Macro
20 104 (0.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1973 (13.59%) Degree
2 585 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 292 (2.01%) CISSP
4 221 (1.52%) CISM
5 208 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 182 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
7 180 (1.24%) Master's Degree
8 175 (1.21%) MCSE
9 160 (1.10%) PMI Certification
10 154 (1.06%) CCNP
11 126 (0.87%) PMP
12 123 (0.85%) CCIE
13 119 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
14 104 (0.72%) CISA
15 101 (0.70%) ISEB
16 94 (0.65%) CCA
17 91 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
18 90 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
19 82 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 78 (0.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1066 (7.35%) QA
2 238 (1.64%) PMO
3 184 (1.27%) MiFID
4 180 (1.24%) Data Quality
5 167 (1.15%) SLA
6 140 (0.96%) GDPR
7 136 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 113 (0.78%) Basel III
9 91 (0.63%) EMIR
10 74 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
11 73 (0.50%) ISO 9001
12 69 (0.48%) PCI DSS
12 69 (0.48%) SEPA
13 61 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 48 (0.33%) PSD2
15 46 (0.32%) COBIT
16 45 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 36 (0.25%) IFRS
18 31 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
19 28 (0.19%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 488 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 269 (1.85%) Docker
3 190 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 169 (1.16%) XenApp
5 138 (0.95%) XenDesktop
6 69 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 59 (0.41%) vSphere
8 53 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
9 52 (0.36%) Hyper-V
10 42 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
10 42 (0.29%) XenServer
11 26 (0.18%) HDFS
12 17 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
13 16 (0.11%) Apache Flume
13 16 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
14 14 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 12 (0.083%) Firmware
15 12 (0.083%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 7 (0.048%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 6 (0.041%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 314 (2.16%) Puppet
2 291 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
3 278 (1.92%) Ansible
4 223 (1.54%) SCCM
5 105 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
6 104 (0.72%) Nagios
7 94 (0.65%) AirWatch
8 80 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
9 73 (0.50%) Cisco UCCX
9 73 (0.50%) Kubernetes
10 72 (0.50%) Terraform
11 70 (0.48%) Cisco UCCE
12 57 (0.39%) PowerBroker
13 50 (0.34%) Nessus
14 42 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
15 35 (0.24%) SCOM
16 34 (0.23%) Icinga
17 32 (0.22%) Control-M
18 25 (0.17%) EdgeSight
19 23 (0.16%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 1918 (13.22%) Oracle
2 1355 (9.34%) Microsoft
3 376 (2.59%) VMware
4 372 (2.56%) Murex
5 343 (2.36%) Sybase
6 331 (2.28%) Tableau
7 304 (2.09%) Citrix
8 280 (1.93%) Cisco
9 269 (1.85%) Red Hat
10 228 (1.57%) SAP
11 222 (1.53%) IBM
12 204 (1.41%) Google
13 191 (1.32%) ION Trading
14 187 (1.29%) Bloomberg
15 184 (1.27%) Splunk
16 177 (1.22%) ServiceNow
17 155 (1.07%) McAfee
18 142 (0.98%) Apple
19 134 (0.92%) Reuters
20 116 (0.80%) Palo Alto