Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Institution
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 388 415 369
Rank change year-on-year +27 -46 +15
Permanent jobs citing Financial Institution 1,370 1,251 1,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 0.72% 0.86%
As % of the General category 1.85% 1.69% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 876 990 1,438
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £93,875 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -5.26%

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 74,059 73,870 93,198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.70% 42.32% 44.67%
Number of salaries quoted 56,340 59,692 75,150
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year - +4.05% +1.76%

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 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Financial Institution in the UK

Financial Institution
Top 16 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 22 January 2018. 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 +31 1,330 £65,000 +8.33% 216
London +36 1,089 £70,000 +7.69% 177
UK excluding London -77 275 £55,000 +15.79% 44
South East -10 120 £55,000 +15.79% 9
North of England -13 63 £50,000 +29.03% 11
North West -21 38 £40,500 -14.74% 4
Scotland -22 28 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Midlands -20 26 £55,000 +25.71% 10
Yorkshire +36 24 £55,000 +70.54% 6
West Midlands +6 21 £55,000 +103.70% 2
East of England -5 18 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Wales +12 11 £40,000 -20.00%
South West -39 9 £45,000 -25.00% 6
East Midlands -14 5 £57,500 +27.78% 8
North East -16 1 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £42,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 1,370 (100.00%) Finance
2 533 (38.91%) Banking
3 408 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
4 355 (25.91%) Java
5 349 (25.47%) SQL
6 221 (16.13%) C#
6 221 (16.13%) Investment Banking
6 221 (16.13%) Degree
7 216 (15.77%) Microsoft
8 200 (14.60%) Hedge funds
9 197 (14.38%) Python
10 193 (14.09%) .NET
11 183 (13.36%) Windows
12 174 (12.70%) SQL Server
13 173 (12.63%) Linux
14 170 (12.41%) JavaScript
15 169 (12.34%) Fintech
16 162 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
17 159 (11.61%) Computer Science
18 156 (11.39%) SDLC
19 147 (10.73%) Oracle
20 145 (10.58%) Asset Management
21 144 (10.51%) OO
21 144 (10.51%) Unix
22 132 (9.64%) Wealth Management
23 131 (9.56%) Change Management
24 124 (9.05%) Front Office
25 122 (8.91%) HTML
26 121 (8.83%) Project Management
26 121 (8.83%) Blockchain

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 60 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 44 (3.21%) Apache Spark
3 33 (2.41%) SAS
4 27 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
5 26 (1.90%) IIS
6 24 (1.75%) CMS
6 24 (1.75%) Tomcat
7 17 (1.24%) Apache
8 16 (1.17%) Ethereum
8 16 (1.17%) JBoss
9 15 (1.09%) WebLogic
10 13 (0.95%) Confluence
11 12 (0.88%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.73%) MS Exchange
13 8 (0.58%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.36%) Oracle Service Bus
15 4 (0.29%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.29%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.29%) WordPress
16 3 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 84 (6.13%) Microsoft Office
2 83 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (2.85%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.29%) Maple
6 4 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.073%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.073%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 32 (2.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 19 (1.39%) Distributed Ledger
3 11 (0.80%) Ripple
4 10 (0.73%) VisionPLUS
5 9 (0.66%) Temenos T24
6 6 (0.44%) Markit EDM
6 6 (0.44%) Sonata
7 4 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.15%) CA PPM
8 2 (0.15%) Eikon
8 2 (0.15%) Kondor
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 2 (0.15%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.15%) Summit
9 1 (0.073%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.073%) Oracle FAH
9 1 (0.073%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.073%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 117 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (6.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (2.99%) PaaS
4 33 (2.41%) SaaS
5 23 (1.68%) Office 365
6 19 (1.39%) IaaS
7 7 (0.51%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.44%) GitHub
9 5 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.22%) Boomi
10 3 (0.22%) npm
11 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.15%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.15%) Sumo Logic
12 1 (0.073%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.073%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.073%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 60 (4.38%) LAN
2 57 (4.16%) Firewall
3 56 (4.09%) WAN
4 48 (3.50%) TCP/IP
5 42 (3.07%) VPN
6 29 (2.12%) DNS
7 27 (1.97%) Internet
8 25 (1.82%) OSPF
9 23 (1.68%) BGP
9 23 (1.68%) DHCP
9 23 (1.68%) Wireless
10 19 (1.39%) Multicast
11 15 (1.09%) BIG-IP
12 14 (1.02%) MPLS
12 14 (1.02%) SAN
13 13 (0.95%) Network Security
13 13 (0.95%) SNMP
14 12 (0.88%) HTTP
15 11 (0.80%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (0.80%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 121 (8.83%) Blockchain
3 98 (7.15%) Relational Database
4 82 (5.99%) Big Data
5 37 (2.70%) MySQL
6 32 (2.34%) Power BI
7 29 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 27 (1.97%) Hadoop
9 27 (1.97%) Star Schema
10 21 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (1.53%) NoSQL
11 19 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
11 19 (1.39%) MongoDB
11 19 (1.39%) RDBMS
12 18 (1.31%) Oracle Database
13 17 (1.24%) DB2
13 17 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 86 (6.28%) JIRA
2 61 (4.45%) Git (software)
3 43 (3.14%) Jenkins
4 38 (2.77%) Maven
5 30 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (2.12%) Visual Studio
7 27 (1.97%) Selenium
8 22 (1.61%) Bitbucket
9 21 (1.53%) NUnit
9 21 (1.53%) Subversion
10 18 (1.31%) Moq
10 18 (1.31%) MSTest
11 15 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (1.02%) SoapUI
12 14 (1.02%) TeamCity
13 13 (0.95%) Cucumber
14 12 (0.88%) Gradle
15 11 (0.80%) JUnit
15 11 (0.80%) T4 Templates
15 11 (0.80%) WiX
General
1 1,370 (100.00%) Finance
2 533 (38.91%) Banking
3 221 (16.13%) Investment Banking
4 124 (9.05%) Front Office
5 99 (7.23%) Retail Banking
6 50 (3.65%) Marketing
6 50 (3.65%) Telecoms
7 38 (2.77%) Retail
8 36 (2.63%) French Language
9 31 (2.26%) Law
10 30 (2.19%) Back Office
11 28 (2.04%) German Language
11 28 (2.04%) Legal
12 15 (1.09%) Advertising
13 11 (0.80%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.66%) Billing
14 9 (0.66%) Electronics
15 8 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.58%) Spanish Language
16 6 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 394 (28.76%) Developer
2 180 (13.14%) Analyst
3 124 (9.05%) Java Developer
4 97 (7.08%) Consultant
5 95 (6.93%) Business Analyst
6 88 (6.42%) C# Developer
7 84 (6.13%) Senior Developer
8 51 (3.72%) .NET Developer
8 51 (3.72%) Software Engineer
9 47 (3.43%) Architect
9 47 (3.43%) Senior Java Developer
10 40 (2.92%) Junior
10 40 (2.92%) Software Developer
11 37 (2.70%) Support Engineer
12 36 (2.63%) Project Manager
13 34 (2.48%) Delivery Manager
14 31 (2.26%) Applications Support
14 31 (2.26%) DevOps Engineer
14 31 (2.26%) Oracle Developer
15 30 (2.19%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (14.09%) .NET
2 122 (8.91%) HTML
3 90 (6.57%) AngularJS
3 90 (6.57%) Web Services
4 80 (5.84%) CSS
5 79 (5.77%) REST
6 77 (5.62%) ASP.NET
7 67 (4.89%) XML
8 51 (3.72%) RESTful
9 49 (3.58%) .NET Framework
10 47 (3.43%) HTML5
11 46 (3.36%) Spring
12 45 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 42 (3.07%) WCF
14 40 (2.92%) jQuery
15 37 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
16 36 (2.63%) Kafka
16 36 (2.63%) WPF
17 34 (2.48%) Entity Framework
18 32 (2.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 200 (14.60%) Hedge funds
2 169 (12.34%) Fintech
3 162 (11.82%) Analytical Skills
4 159 (11.61%) Computer Science
5 92 (6.72%) Equities
6 82 (5.99%) Management Information System
7 61 (4.45%) Fixed Income
8 58 (4.23%) User Experience
9 55 (4.01%) Data Centre
10 53 (3.87%) Greenfield Project
11 45 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
11 45 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 39 (2.85%) Data Structures
13 37 (2.70%) Algorithms
14 33 (2.41%) Market Risk
15 25 (1.82%) Derivative
16 19 (1.39%) Bitcoin
17 17 (1.24%) SWIFT
18 15 (1.09%) Digital Currency
18 15 (1.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 183 (13.36%) Windows
2 173 (12.63%) Linux
3 144 (10.51%) Unix
4 69 (5.04%) Windows Server
5 28 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (1.97%) Windows 7
7 18 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.80%) Solaris
9 10 (0.73%) Windows 10
10 8 (0.58%) CentOS
11 5 (0.36%) Android
11 5 (0.36%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.29%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.15%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.073%) AIX
14 1 (0.073%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (11.39%) SDLC
3 145 (10.58%) Asset Management
4 144 (10.51%) OO
5 132 (9.64%) Wealth Management
6 131 (9.56%) Change Management
7 121 (8.83%) Project Management
8 119 (8.69%) Business Intelligence
9 117 (8.54%) Analytics
10 116 (8.47%) Scrum
11 112 (8.18%) TDD
12 111 (8.10%) Software Engineering
13 103 (7.52%) Risk Management
14 95 (6.93%) ITIL
15 89 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
16 85 (6.20%) Data Modelling
17 77 (5.62%) Test Automation
18 74 (5.40%) MVC
19 73 (5.33%) Investment Management
20 72 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 355 (25.91%) Java
2 349 (25.47%) SQL
3 221 (16.13%) C#
4 197 (14.38%) Python
5 170 (12.41%) JavaScript
6 94 (6.86%) C++
7 66 (4.82%) Perl
8 52 (3.80%) PowerShell
9 46 (3.36%) T-SQL
10 38 (2.77%) PL/SQL
10 38 (2.77%) R
11 37 (2.70%) Scala
12 34 (2.48%) Shell Script
13 33 (2.41%) MATLAB
14 31 (2.26%) C
15 24 (1.75%) VB.NET
16 22 (1.61%) PHP
17 18 (1.31%) Bash Shell
17 18 (1.31%) ES6
17 18 (1.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 221 (16.13%) Degree
2 37 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (2.26%) PhD
4 27 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (1.17%) CCNA
7 15 (1.09%) CCNP
8 14 (1.02%) ISTQB
9 12 (0.88%) CISSP
9 12 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 11 (0.80%) CCIE
11 10 (0.73%) PMP
12 9 (0.66%) MCSE
13 7 (0.51%) Master's Degree
13 7 (0.51%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 6 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
14 6 (0.44%) RHCE
15 5 (0.36%) ISEB
15 5 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (6.13%) QA
2 20 (1.46%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.39%) IFRS
3 19 (1.39%) IFRS 9
4 18 (1.31%) SLA
5 17 (1.24%) GDPR
6 16 (1.17%) SEPA
7 12 (0.88%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.80%) MiFID
9 10 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (0.66%) PMO
11 8 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
11 8 (0.58%) TARGET2
12 7 (0.51%) Basel III
13 6 (0.44%) FATCA
13 6 (0.44%) Solvency II
14 5 (0.36%) ISO 20022
14 5 (0.36%) ISO 8583
14 5 (0.36%) PSD2
15 4 (0.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 69 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 36 (2.63%) Docker
3 27 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 18 (1.31%) vSphere
6 12 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (0.80%) DFS Replication
7 11 (0.80%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.22%) HDFS
8 3 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.15%) NFS
9 2 (0.15%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.15%) XenApp
10 1 (0.073%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.073%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 27 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
1 27 (1.97%) Puppet
2 22 (1.61%) Ansible
3 19 (1.39%) SCCM
4 11 (0.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 11 (0.80%) Terraform
4 11 (0.80%) WMI
5 9 (0.66%) Red Hat Satellite
6 7 (0.51%) Consul
6 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (0.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 7 (0.51%) SCOM
7 5 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (0.36%) linkerd
7 5 (0.36%) vRealize
8 4 (0.29%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.29%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.29%) WSUS
9 3 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 216 (15.77%) Microsoft
2 147 (10.73%) Oracle
3 65 (4.74%) Cisco
4 46 (3.36%) Citrix
5 45 (3.28%) VMware
6 41 (2.99%) Sybase
7 32 (2.34%) BMC
7 32 (2.34%) Remedy
8 29 (2.12%) Ivanti
8 29 (2.12%) Juniper
8 29 (2.12%) ServiceNow
9 28 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
10 26 (1.90%) F5
10 26 (1.90%) Red Hat
11 22 (1.61%) TOWER Software
12 21 (1.53%) Avaloq
13 20 (1.46%) Splunk
14 19 (1.39%) IBM
15 16 (1.17%) HP
16 15 (1.09%) Reuters