Period
to 16 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Digital Banking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Digital Banking over the 6 months to 16 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Banking
UK
6 months to
16 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 657 720 810
Rank change year-on-year +63 +90 +195
Permanent jobs citing Digital Banking 292 149 320
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 69 99 210
10th Percentile £49,503 £48,750 £49,875
25th Percentile £55,000 £70,000 £56,742
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £90,000 £74,000
Median % change year-on-year -22.22% +21.62% +5.71%
75th Percentile £87,500 £112,500 £94,375
90th Percentile £100,000 £115,000 £115,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £50,125 £60,000
% change year-on-year +29.68% -16.46% +9.09%

Digital Banking is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 94,616 76,868 132,601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.14% 92.34% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 66,184 61,769 105,222
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -

Digital Banking
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Banking in the UK

Digital Banking
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Digital Banking in the UK

Digital Banking
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Digital Banking over the 6 months to 16 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Digital Banking in the UK

Digital Banking
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Banking within the UK over the 6 months to 16 June 2021. 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 +33 259 £75,000 -16.67% 20
UK excluding London +149 231 £65,000 +29.68% 11
South East - 190 £70,000 -
London -119 48 £85,000 -5.56% 9
Work from Home -176 25 £65,000 -31.58% 4
North of England -27 12 £58,750 +17.21% 9
Scotland - 12 £69,000 -
Isle of Man - 12 - -
Yorkshire -35 8 £58,750 +17.21% 1
South West -51 4 £65,000 +30.00%
North West - 4 £52,500 - 6
Midlands - 1 £65,000 - 2
West Midlands - 1 £65,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 June 2021, IT jobs citing Digital 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 Digital Banking.

1 292 (100.00%) Banking
2 219 (75.00%) Finance
3 207 (70.89%) Agile Software Development
4 197 (67.47%) Degree
5 192 (65.75%) DevOps
6 185 (63.36%) Law
7 183 (62.67%) Java
8 175 (59.93%) Software Engineering
9 167 (57.19%) Computer Science
10 152 (52.05%) Ansible
11 150 (51.37%) Jenkins
12 149 (51.03%) Linux
13 146 (50.00%) AWS
14 144 (49.32%) Spring
15 137 (46.92%) Kafka
15 137 (46.92%) AngularJS
16 134 (45.89%) Git (software)
17 133 (45.55%) GitHub
18 132 (45.21%) Microservices
19 126 (43.15%) Unix
20 125 (42.81%) CSS
21 123 (42.12%) Cucumber
21 123 (42.12%) Node.js
22 122 (41.78%) React
23 121 (41.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 119 (40.75%) Protractor
25 118 (40.41%) Apache Spark
26 117 (40.07%) Redux
27 116 (39.73%) HBase
27 116 (39.73%) Shell Script

Digital 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
1 118 (40.41%) Apache Spark
2 113 (38.70%) GemFire
3 94 (32.19%) Apache
4 36 (12.33%) Cloud Foundry
5 12 (4.11%) Confluence
5 12 (4.11%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.37%) CMS
6 4 (1.37%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.34%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (2.05%) Figma
2 3 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.34%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 146 (50.00%) AWS
2 133 (45.55%) GitHub
3 79 (27.05%) Amazon Kinesis
4 55 (18.84%) GCP
5 54 (18.49%) Azure
6 26 (8.90%) OpenShift
6 26 (8.90%) PaaS
7 24 (8.22%) Amazon EC2
8 18 (6.16%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (2.74%) Bitrise
9 8 (2.74%) Firebase
10 7 (2.40%) SaaS
11 6 (2.05%) Microsoft 365
12 4 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (1.37%) Azure Sentinel
12 4 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (1.37%) Google Workspace
12 4 (1.37%) Power Platform
13 3 (1.03%) AWS Step Functions
13 3 (1.03%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.45%) HTTP
2 11 (3.77%) Calico
3 6 (2.05%) SSL
3 6 (2.05%) VPN
4 4 (1.37%) Firewall
4 4 (1.37%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.68%) ATM
6 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (39.73%) HBase
2 113 (38.70%) MariaDB
3 102 (34.93%) PostgreSQL
4 92 (31.51%) Relational Database
5 91 (31.16%) Redis
6 83 (28.42%) Big Data
7 73 (25.00%) NoSQL
8 26 (8.90%) Hadoop
9 22 (7.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.37%) Power BI
11 3 (1.03%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.03%) OLTP
12 2 (0.68%) Amazon Athena
12 2 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.68%) BigQuery
12 2 (0.68%) Data Lake
12 2 (0.68%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.68%) Neo4j
13 1 (0.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 150 (51.37%) Jenkins
2 134 (45.89%) Git (software)
3 123 (42.12%) Cucumber
4 119 (40.75%) Protractor
5 115 (39.38%) Sonatype Nexus
6 110 (37.67%) Cypress.io
7 107 (36.64%) Storybook
8 105 (35.96%) Gradle
9 102 (34.93%) JUnit
10 94 (32.19%) Eclipse
10 94 (32.19%) IntelliJ
11 91 (31.16%) Mockito
12 56 (19.18%) Artifactory
13 48 (16.44%) SonarQube
14 22 (7.53%) JIRA
15 17 (5.82%) Bitbucket
16 14 (4.79%) Selenium
17 12 (4.11%) GitLab
18 11 (3.77%) gulp
19 3 (1.03%) Appium
General
1 292 (100.00%) Banking
2 219 (75.00%) Finance
3 185 (63.36%) Law
4 31 (10.62%) Presentation Skills
5 27 (9.25%) Social Skills
6 18 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (3.77%) Retail
8 5 (1.71%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.37%) Games
9 4 (1.37%) Legal
9 4 (1.37%) Marketing
9 4 (1.37%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.03%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.03%) Military
10 3 (1.03%) Public Sector
11 2 (0.68%) Electronics
11 2 (0.68%) Front Office
11 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.68%) Organisational Skills
11 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 107 (36.64%) Software Engineer
2 69 (23.63%) Developer
3 63 (21.58%) Principal Engineer
4 61 (20.89%) Principal Software Engineer
5 31 (10.62%) Software Developer
6 30 (10.27%) Lead Software Engineer
7 28 (9.59%) Lead Developer
8 27 (9.25%) Lead Software Developer
9 23 (7.88%) Architect
10 22 (7.53%) Senior Software Engineer
11 19 (6.51%) Cloud Engineer
11 19 (6.51%) Principal Architect
12 17 (5.82%) DevOps Engineer
13 15 (5.14%) Analyst
13 15 (5.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 11 (3.77%) React Developer
14 11 (3.77%) Senior Developer
15 9 (3.08%) Digital Developer
15 9 (3.08%) Platform Architect
16 8 (2.74%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (49.32%) Spring
2 137 (46.92%) AngularJS
2 137 (46.92%) Kafka
3 125 (42.81%) CSS
4 123 (42.12%) Node.js
5 122 (41.78%) React
6 121 (41.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 117 (40.07%) Redux
8 112 (38.36%) RESTful
9 109 (37.33%) Express
10 108 (36.99%) Tailwind CSS
11 102 (34.93%) WireMock
12 95 (32.53%) JSON
13 94 (32.19%) Spark Streaming
14 93 (31.85%) RabbitMQ
15 87 (29.79%) Play Framework
16 57 (19.52%) LAMP
16 57 (19.52%) LAPP Stack
17 51 (17.47%) Web Services
18 40 (13.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 97 (33.22%) User Experience
2 94 (32.19%) Linux Command Line
3 64 (21.92%) Self-Motivation
4 20 (6.85%) Mobile App
5 18 (6.16%) Management Information System
6 12 (4.11%) Public Cloud
7 11 (3.77%) Virtual Team
8 10 (3.42%) Clustering
8 10 (3.42%) Cyberthreat
9 9 (3.08%) Cloud Native
9 9 (3.08%) Mobile Banking
10 7 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (1.37%) Robotics
13 3 (1.03%) Client/Server
13 3 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
14 2 (0.68%) Digital Currency
14 2 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 2 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 1 (0.34%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 149 (51.03%) Linux
2 126 (43.15%) Unix
3 3 (1.03%) Android
3 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.03%) Windows
4 1 (0.34%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (70.89%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (65.75%) DevOps
3 175 (59.93%) Software Engineering
4 167 (57.19%) Computer Science
5 132 (45.21%) Microservices
6 108 (36.99%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 105 (35.96%) Business Continuity
8 97 (33.22%) Validation
9 93 (31.85%) Fintech
10 90 (30.82%) TDD
11 84 (28.77%) Scrum
12 77 (26.37%) Software Testing
13 67 (22.95%) High Availability
14 66 (22.60%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 65 (22.26%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 62 (21.23%) BDD
17 61 (20.89%) Open Source
18 58 (19.86%) OO
19 57 (19.52%) Performance Monitoring
20 56 (19.18%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 183 (62.67%) Java
2 116 (39.73%) Shell Script
3 112 (38.36%) Python
4 106 (36.30%) Groovy
5 51 (17.47%) JavaScript
6 23 (7.88%) Bash Shell
7 19 (6.51%) Go
8 9 (3.08%) Ruby
9 8 (2.74%) SQL
10 6 (2.05%) ES6
11 4 (1.37%) C
11 4 (1.37%) C#
11 4 (1.37%) C++
11 4 (1.37%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.03%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.03%) Kotlin
12 3 (1.03%) PHP
12 3 (1.03%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 197 (67.47%) Degree
2 102 (34.93%) OCP
2 102 (34.93%) Oracle Certification
3 38 (13.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (3.08%) AWS Certification
4 9 (3.08%) TOGAF Certification
5 4 (1.37%) CISSP
5 4 (1.37%) SANS
6 3 (1.03%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.68%) CEH
7 2 (0.68%) CISM
7 2 (0.68%) CISMP
7 2 (0.68%) CREST Certified
7 2 (0.68%) GIAC
7 2 (0.68%) OSCE
7 2 (0.68%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.19%) QA
1 21 (7.19%) SLA
2 6 (2.05%) GRC
3 1 (0.34%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 94 (32.19%) HDFS
2 73 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.51%) Docker
4 11 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (3.08%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.37%) Active Directory
7 3 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 152 (52.05%) Ansible
2 64 (21.92%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (14.04%) Terraform
4 34 (11.64%) Kubernetes
5 24 (8.22%) Puppet
6 11 (3.77%) Grafana
6 11 (3.77%) Kibana
7 4 (1.37%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.37%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.34%) Nessus
8 1 (0.34%) Nmap
Vendors
1 107 (36.64%) Okta
2 102 (34.93%) VMware
3 15 (5.14%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.79%) Google
5 12 (4.11%) Oracle
6 11 (3.77%) PayPal
7 6 (2.05%) BMC
7 6 (2.05%) HP
7 6 (2.05%) Ivanti
7 6 (2.05%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.71%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.37%) Citrix
9 4 (1.37%) Splunk
10 3 (1.03%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (1.03%) SAP
11 2 (0.68%) Qualys
12 1 (0.34%) Adobe
12 1 (0.34%) IBM