Period
to 21 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Financial Institution in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Financial Institution over the 6 months to 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Institution
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 349 434 365
Rank change year-on-year +85 -69 +24
Permanent jobs citing Financial Institution 1578 1318 1939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.91% 0.69% 0.89%
As % of the General category 2.06% 1.60% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 926 1074 1571
UK median annual salary £62,750 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.13% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +13.10% -9.68%

Financial Institution 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 76657 82229 98477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.04% 43.03% 44.95%
Number of salaries quoted 55649 67086 78373
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Financial Institution
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Financial Institution as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Financial Institution in the UK

Financial Institution
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Financial Institution.

Salary trend for Financial Institution in the UK

Financial Institution
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Institution over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Financial Institution in the UK

Financial Institution
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Institution within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 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 +86 1511 £65,000 +13.04% 74
London +68 1224 £67,500 +8.00% 55
UK excluding London +11 351 £50,000 +5.26% 22
South East +24 140 £53,000 +8.72% 11
North of England +50 85 £50,500 +19.72% 2
North West +30 72 £50,000 +9.89% 2
Scotland -1 41 £40,000 - 3
Midlands +13 34 £55,000 +33.33% 2
Wales +39 24 £45,000 +12.50%
West Midlands -3 22 £55,000 +41.03%
East of England -21 16 £57,500 +10.58% 3
East Midlands +31 12 - - 2
Yorkshire +15 12 £57,250 +52.67%
South West -14 12 £42,500 -26.41% 1
North East +18 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution.

1 1578 (100.00%) Finance
2 691 (43.79%) Banking
3 466 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
4 411 (26.05%) Java
5 402 (25.48%) SQL
6 330 (20.91%) Investment Banking
7 310 (19.65%) Degree
8 290 (18.38%) Asset Management
9 266 (16.86%) Microsoft
10 253 (16.03%) Wealth Management
11 231 (14.64%) Python
12 221 (14.01%) C#
12 221 (14.01%) Oracle
13 213 (13.50%) Front Office
14 206 (13.05%) SQL Server
15 201 (12.74%) Change Management
16 196 (12.42%) Hedge funds
17 195 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
18 190 (12.04%) .NET
19 186 (11.79%) Unix
19 186 (11.79%) SDLC
20 185 (11.72%) Fintech
21 184 (11.66%) Retail Banking
22 183 (11.60%) Software Engineering
23 178 (11.28%) Windows
24 168 (10.65%) JavaScript
25 163 (10.33%) Linux
26 162 (10.27%) Computer Science
27 148 (9.38%) HTML
28 140 (8.87%) OO

Financial Institution
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 64 (4.06%) SharePoint
2 63 (3.99%) SAS
3 31 (1.96%) Apache Spark
4 27 (1.71%) CMS
4 27 (1.71%) Tomcat
5 21 (1.33%) JBoss
6 19 (1.20%) Apache
6 19 (1.20%) IIS
7 17 (1.08%) WebSphere
8 15 (0.95%) WebLogic
9 13 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (0.63%) MS Exchange
11 9 (0.57%) Confluence
12 6 (0.38%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.38%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
13 5 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
14 3 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 114 (7.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 104 (6.59%) Microsoft Office
3 45 (2.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 45 (2.85%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
5 4 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.25%) Final Cut Pro
5 4 (0.25%) Lectora
5 4 (0.25%) Maple
5 4 (0.25%) Snagit
6 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.063%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 42 (2.66%) Temenos T24
2 21 (1.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.63%) VisionPLUS
4 8 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.38%) Eloqua
6 5 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (0.32%) Oracle FAH
6 5 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (0.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 5 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
6 5 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.19%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.13%) BASE24
8 2 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.13%) Eikon
8 2 (0.13%) Kondor
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 95 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (2.03%) SaaS
4 19 (1.20%) Office 365
5 18 (1.14%) IaaS
5 18 (1.14%) PaaS
6 10 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.44%) npm
8 6 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.25%) Bluemix
9 4 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (0.25%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.19%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
11 2 (0.13%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.13%) Serverless
12 1 (0.063%) Loggly
12 1 (0.063%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 73 (4.63%) TCP/IP
2 68 (4.31%) Firewall
3 62 (3.93%) LAN
4 61 (3.87%) WAN
5 51 (3.23%) VPN
6 32 (2.03%) DNS
6 32 (2.03%) Multicast
6 32 (2.03%) Wireless
7 31 (1.96%) OSPF
8 29 (1.84%) BGP
9 27 (1.71%) HTTP
10 25 (1.58%) BIG-IP
11 24 (1.52%) DHCP
12 22 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
13 20 (1.27%) Internet
13 20 (1.27%) MPLS
14 18 (1.14%) NetScaler
14 18 (1.14%) Network Security
15 17 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (1.08%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (13.05%) SQL Server
2 105 (6.65%) Blockchain
3 83 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 49 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (3.04%) Power BI
5 48 (3.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (2.85%) Star Schema
7 41 (2.60%) Big Data
8 32 (2.03%) MongoDB
9 30 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
10 27 (1.71%) Hadoop
10 27 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 24 (1.52%) NoSQL
11 24 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (1.39%) MySQL
13 18 (1.14%) DB2
14 15 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
15 14 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
16 13 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 96 (6.08%) JIRA
2 57 (3.61%) Git (software)
3 54 (3.42%) Visual Studio
4 50 (3.17%) Selenium
5 38 (2.41%) Jenkins
6 33 (2.09%) Maven
7 32 (2.03%) Subversion
8 24 (1.52%) TeamCity
9 22 (1.39%) T4 Templates
9 22 (1.39%) WiX
10 21 (1.33%) HP UFT
11 20 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (1.20%) Bitbucket
13 17 (1.08%) JMeter
13 17 (1.08%) WebDriver
14 14 (0.89%) SoapUI
15 13 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 13 (0.82%) Cucumber
16 12 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
17 11 (0.70%) JUnit
General
1 1578 (100.00%) Finance
2 691 (43.79%) Banking
3 330 (20.91%) Investment Banking
4 213 (13.50%) Front Office
5 184 (11.66%) Retail Banking
6 90 (5.70%) Marketing
7 73 (4.63%) Retail
8 63 (3.99%) Telecoms
9 56 (3.55%) Law
10 34 (2.15%) Corporate Banking
11 32 (2.03%) Legal
12 31 (1.96%) Back Office
13 26 (1.65%) French Language
14 19 (1.20%) Electronics
15 18 (1.14%) Manufacturing
16 14 (0.89%) German Language
17 12 (0.76%) Advertising
17 12 (0.76%) Billing
18 9 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
19 7 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 475 (30.10%) Developer
2 248 (15.72%) Analyst
3 142 (9.00%) Java Developer
4 116 (7.35%) C# Developer
5 106 (6.72%) Business Analyst
6 103 (6.53%) Consultant
7 98 (6.21%) Senior Developer
8 85 (5.39%) Software Engineer
9 70 (4.44%) Senior Java Developer
10 68 (4.31%) .NET Developer
11 61 (3.87%) Oracle Developer
12 50 (3.17%) Junior
13 47 (2.98%) Senior Oracle Developer
13 47 (2.98%) Software Developer
14 45 (2.85%) C# .NET Developer
15 42 (2.66%) Support Analyst
16 41 (2.60%) SQL Developer
17 39 (2.47%) Architect
17 39 (2.47%) Banking Analyst
18 37 (2.34%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (12.04%) .NET
2 148 (9.38%) HTML
3 107 (6.78%) CSS
4 86 (5.45%) XML
5 85 (5.39%) AngularJS
6 83 (5.26%) Web Services
7 64 (4.06%) REST
8 62 (3.93%) WCF
9 57 (3.61%) HTML5
10 55 (3.49%) Entity Framework
10 55 (3.49%) WPF
11 54 (3.42%) .NET Framework
12 48 (3.04%) SOAP
13 47 (2.98%) ASP.NET
13 47 (2.98%) jQuery
14 41 (2.60%) RESTful
15 40 (2.53%) Spring
16 39 (2.47%) XSLT
17 34 (2.15%) Node.js
18 29 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 196 (12.42%) Hedge funds
2 195 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
3 185 (11.72%) Fintech
4 162 (10.27%) Computer Science
5 134 (8.49%) Equities
6 112 (7.10%) Fixed Income
7 94 (5.96%) User Experience
8 74 (4.69%) Management Information System
9 66 (4.18%) Digital Currency
10 50 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 48 (3.04%) Greenfield Project
12 44 (2.79%) Algorithms
13 43 (2.72%) Data Centre
13 43 (2.72%) Mobile App
14 31 (1.96%) Bitcoin
15 30 (1.90%) Derivative
16 26 (1.65%) Data Structures
17 25 (1.58%) Contactless
18 24 (1.52%) Reference Data
19 19 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 186 (11.79%) Unix
2 178 (11.28%) Windows
3 163 (10.33%) Linux
4 44 (2.79%) Windows Server
5 40 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (1.71%) Android
6 27 (1.71%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.71%) Solaris
6 27 (1.71%) Windows 7
7 20 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.89%) Windows 10
10 8 (0.51%) CentOS
10 8 (0.51%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.32%) AIX
12 5 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.25%) Kali Linux
14 3 (0.19%) Debian
15 1 (0.063%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (18.38%) Asset Management
3 253 (16.03%) Wealth Management
4 201 (12.74%) Change Management
5 186 (11.79%) SDLC
6 183 (11.60%) Software Engineering
7 140 (8.87%) OO
8 128 (8.11%) TDD
9 120 (7.60%) Scrum
10 117 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
11 114 (7.22%) ITIL
12 112 (7.10%) Test Automation
13 104 (6.59%) Risk Management
14 103 (6.53%) Analytics
15 98 (6.21%) Business Analysis
15 98 (6.21%) OOD
16 94 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
17 88 (5.58%) Business Transformation
18 86 (5.45%) MVC
18 86 (5.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 411 (26.05%) Java
2 402 (25.48%) SQL
3 231 (14.64%) Python
4 221 (14.01%) C#
5 168 (10.65%) JavaScript
6 74 (4.69%) R
7 72 (4.56%) C++
8 69 (4.37%) MATLAB
9 68 (4.31%) PL/SQL
10 64 (4.06%) T-SQL
11 45 (2.85%) Perl
12 42 (2.66%) PowerShell
13 39 (2.47%) Shell Script
14 33 (2.09%) Scala
15 27 (1.71%) VB.NET
16 22 (1.39%) ES6
17 20 (1.27%) Bash Shell
18 19 (1.20%) C
19 17 (1.08%) Haskell
19 17 (1.08%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 310 (19.65%) Degree
2 46 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (2.09%) CCNP
5 30 (1.90%) PhD
6 28 (1.77%) CCNA
7 26 (1.65%) CCIE
8 19 (1.20%) ISEB
8 19 (1.20%) ISTQB
9 16 (1.01%) CISSP
10 14 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (0.82%) CISM
12 12 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 12 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 11 (0.70%) CCDA
13 11 (0.70%) CCSA
13 11 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
14 9 (0.57%) CISA
14 9 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (7.48%) QA
2 26 (1.65%) PMO
3 20 (1.27%) SLA
4 19 (1.20%) MiFID
5 15 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.76%) SEPA
8 10 (0.63%) Data Quality
8 10 (0.63%) IFRS
8 10 (0.63%) IFRS 9
9 7 (0.44%) Basel III
9 7 (0.44%) EMIR
10 6 (0.38%) TARGET2
11 5 (0.32%) ISO 20022
11 5 (0.32%) ISO 8583
11 5 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
12 4 (0.25%) FATCA
12 4 (0.25%) GDPR
12 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 55 (3.49%) Active Directory
2 36 (2.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (1.84%) Docker
4 21 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.14%) vSphere
6 10 (0.63%) DFS Replication
6 10 (0.63%) Terminal Server
7 7 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.19%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.13%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.13%) HDFS
10 2 (0.13%) NFS
10 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.13%) XenApp
11 1 (0.063%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.063%) Squid
11 1 (0.063%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (1.96%) Puppet
2 30 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.33%) Ansible
4 18 (1.14%) SCCM
5 11 (0.70%) SCOM
6 10 (0.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 10 (0.63%) WMI
7 7 (0.44%) Red Hat Satellite
8 6 (0.38%) Terraform
8 6 (0.38%) vCenter Server
9 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (0.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 4 (0.25%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.25%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.25%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.25%) PowerCLI
10 4 (0.25%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.25%) vRealize
11 3 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 266 (16.86%) Microsoft
2 221 (14.01%) Oracle
3 90 (5.70%) Cisco
4 50 (3.17%) VMware
5 47 (2.98%) Cognizant
6 46 (2.92%) MicroStrategy
7 42 (2.66%) IBM
7 42 (2.66%) Temenos
8 38 (2.41%) Citrix
8 38 (2.41%) Sybase
9 37 (2.34%) F5
10 35 (2.22%) Red Hat
11 27 (1.71%) Alias
11 27 (1.71%) Juniper
11 27 (1.71%) Remedy
12 26 (1.65%) SAP
13 22 (1.39%) Veritas
14 21 (1.33%) BMC
14 21 (1.33%) Hitachi
14 21 (1.33%) Splunk