Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Institution
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 495 404 377
Rank change year-on-year -91 -27 +66
Permanent jobs citing Financial Institution 709 1,198 1,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.75% 0.84%
As % of the General category 1.34% 1.79% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 563 793 890
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £64,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +4.65% +12.17%
10th Percentile £35,000 £41,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £106,250 £100,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,750 £52,000
% change year-on-year +9.29% -12.02% +9.47%

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 52,727 67,109 80,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.61% 42.07% 45.10%
Number of salaries quoted 39,944 51,389 59,644
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 12 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Financial Institution in the UK

Financial Institution
Top 14 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 12 December 2019. 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 -83 671 £65,000 -7.14% 96
London -112 430 £70,000 - 67
UK excluding London +131 265 £50,000 +9.29% 39
North of England +89 99 £50,000 +11.11% 20
Yorkshire +60 71 £50,000 +6.38% 12
South East +76 64 £55,000 -18.52% 4
South West +51 44 £47,500 +46.15%
Scotland +5 29 £50,000 +9.89% 4
North West +30 28 £42,500 -5.56% 8
Midlands +43 27 £40,000 -11.11% 4
West Midlands +26 18 £34,000 -24.44% 3
East Midlands +22 9 £42,500 -5.56% 1
East of England +66 5 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Wales +1 1 £47,500 +39.71% 6

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, IT jobs citing Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution.

1 709 (100.00%) Finance
2 176 (24.82%) Java
3 173 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
4 166 (23.41%) Banking
5 153 (21.58%) SQL
6 135 (19.04%) Change Management
7 118 (16.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 113 (15.94%) Python
9 102 (14.39%) Fintech
10 101 (14.25%) Degree
11 99 (13.96%) Problem-Solving
12 96 (13.54%) Microsoft
13 91 (12.83%) Windows
14 88 (12.41%) C#
15 86 (12.13%) AWS
16 80 (11.28%) Azure
16 80 (11.28%) JavaScript
17 79 (11.14%) .NET
18 77 (10.86%) Linux
18 77 (10.86%) Computer Science
18 77 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
19 70 (9.87%) SQL Server
20 65 (9.17%) DevOps
21 59 (8.32%) TDD
22 57 (8.04%) ITIL
23 56 (7.90%) Git (software)
24 55 (7.76%) React
25 54 (7.62%) Scrum
26 53 (7.48%) Decision-Making
27 52 (7.33%) Analytics

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 21 (2.96%) Apache Spark
1 21 (2.96%) Confluence
2 17 (2.40%) Apache
3 14 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (1.97%) IIS
3 14 (1.97%) SAS
4 11 (1.55%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.41%) MQSeries
5 10 (1.41%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.85%) Mule
7 5 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.42%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.42%) Appian
9 3 (0.42%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.28%) nginx
10 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (4.37%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.14%) InDesign
6 1 (0.14%) InVision
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.14%) Sketch
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 13 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.14%) HFM
3 1 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 86 (12.13%) AWS
2 80 (11.28%) Azure
3 36 (5.08%) GCP
4 24 (3.39%) Office 365
5 21 (2.96%) SaaS
6 12 (1.69%) PaaS
7 9 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.85%) IaaS
10 5 (0.71%) GitHub
10 5 (0.71%) iPaaS
10 5 (0.71%) Power Platform
11 4 (0.56%) Serverless
11 4 (0.56%) Slack
12 3 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.28%) Datadog
13 2 (0.28%) G Suite
13 2 (0.28%) Google Docs
13 2 (0.28%) Google Sheets
13 2 (0.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.96%) WAN
2 17 (2.40%) Firewall
2 17 (2.40%) LAN
3 16 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (2.26%) VLAN
4 12 (1.69%) Internet
5 11 (1.55%) OSPF
5 11 (1.55%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.55%) Wireless
6 10 (1.41%) BGP
7 9 (1.27%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (1.27%) DHCP
7 9 (1.27%) DNS
7 9 (1.27%) NX-OS
8 8 (1.13%) FTP
8 8 (1.13%) VPN
9 6 (0.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (0.85%) HTTP
9 6 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (9.87%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.78%) Big Data
3 32 (4.51%) NoSQL
4 18 (2.54%) Oracle Database
4 18 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (2.40%) MySQL
5 17 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (2.26%) MongoDB
6 16 (2.26%) Relational Database
7 14 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
7 14 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (1.55%) Blockchain
9 9 (1.27%) BigQuery
9 9 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.13%) Data Lake
10 8 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.99%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 56 (7.90%) Git (software)
2 48 (6.77%) JIRA
3 36 (5.08%) Jenkins
4 25 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (2.96%) JUnit
5 21 (2.96%) Maven
6 16 (2.26%) Selenium
7 14 (1.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (1.97%) Cucumber
8 11 (1.55%) Gradle
8 11 (1.55%) NUnit
9 10 (1.41%) GitLab
10 9 (1.27%) Visual Studio
11 8 (1.13%) Bitbucket
11 8 (1.13%) Oracle APEX
12 7 (0.99%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.71%) MSI
13 5 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (0.71%) Travis CI
13 5 (0.71%) WebDriver
General
1 709 (100.00%) Finance
2 166 (23.41%) Banking
3 39 (5.50%) Front Office
4 31 (4.37%) Investment Banking
5 24 (3.39%) Law
6 17 (2.40%) Back Office
7 11 (1.55%) Legal
7 11 (1.55%) Marketing
8 8 (1.13%) Billing
8 8 (1.13%) Retail Banking
9 7 (0.99%) Retail
10 3 (0.42%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.28%) Automotive
11 2 (0.28%) Games
11 2 (0.28%) Local Government
12 1 (0.14%) Advertising
12 1 (0.14%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.14%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 226 (31.88%) Developer
2 75 (10.58%) Analyst
3 57 (8.04%) Java Developer
4 47 (6.63%) Support Engineer
5 38 (5.36%) .NET Developer
5 38 (5.36%) Project Manager
6 37 (5.22%) Senior Developer
7 36 (5.08%) Business Analyst
8 35 (4.94%) Lead Developer
9 30 (4.23%) Junior
10 29 (4.09%) Consultant
11 28 (3.95%) C# Developer
12 27 (3.81%) C# .NET Developer
13 24 (3.39%) Applications Support
13 24 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
13 24 (3.39%) Infrastructure Manager
14 23 (3.24%) JavaScript Developer
15 20 (2.82%) Infrastructure Project Manager
16 19 (2.68%) DevOps Engineer
16 19 (2.68%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (11.14%) .NET
2 55 (7.76%) React
3 43 (6.06%) Node.js
4 39 (5.50%) Spring
5 36 (5.08%) HTML
6 35 (4.94%) AngularJS
7 34 (4.80%) XML
8 33 (4.65%) CSS
9 30 (4.23%) REST
10 23 (3.24%) Web Services
11 21 (2.96%) ASP.NET
12 19 (2.68%) J2EE
12 19 (2.68%) JSON
13 15 (2.12%) Kafka
13 15 (2.12%) SOAP
14 13 (1.83%) Elastic Stack
14 13 (1.83%) RESTful
15 12 (1.69%) HTML5
15 12 (1.69%) Natural Language Processing
16 11 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 77 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.50%) Greenfield Project
3 34 (4.80%) Data Centre
4 22 (3.10%) Hedge funds
5 20 (2.82%) Algorithms
5 20 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (2.68%) Derivative
7 18 (2.54%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (2.12%) Credit Risk
9 15 (2.12%) User Experience
10 14 (1.97%) Equities
11 12 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
12 10 (1.41%) Fixed Income
13 9 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
14 8 (1.13%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.13%) Mobile App
14 8 (1.13%) Public Cloud
15 7 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
15 7 (0.99%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 91 (12.83%) Windows
2 77 (10.86%) Linux
3 35 (4.94%) Unix
4 33 (4.65%) Windows Server
5 22 (3.10%) Windows 7
6 21 (2.96%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.96%) Windows 10
7 20 (2.82%) Android
8 9 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (0.85%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.56%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.42%) SUSE
11 3 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.28%) CentOS
12 2 (0.28%) Solaris
13 1 (0.14%) AIX
13 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (19.04%) Change Management
3 118 (16.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 102 (14.39%) Fintech
5 99 (13.96%) Problem-Solving
6 77 (10.86%) Computer Science
7 65 (9.17%) DevOps
8 59 (8.32%) TDD
9 57 (8.04%) ITIL
10 54 (7.62%) Scrum
11 53 (7.48%) Decision-Making
12 52 (7.33%) Analytics
13 49 (6.91%) Project Management
14 46 (6.49%) Test Automation
15 43 (6.06%) OO
15 43 (6.06%) Software Engineering
16 39 (5.50%) Continuous Improvement
17 35 (4.94%) Cybersecurity
17 35 (4.94%) Machine Learning
18 33 (4.65%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 176 (24.82%) Java
2 153 (21.58%) SQL
3 113 (15.94%) Python
4 88 (12.41%) C#
5 80 (11.28%) JavaScript
6 45 (6.35%) C++
7 39 (5.50%) PowerShell
8 37 (5.22%) Bash Shell
9 24 (3.39%) C
9 24 (3.39%) Scala
10 23 (3.24%) R
11 17 (2.40%) T-SQL
12 16 (2.26%) Perl
12 16 (2.26%) PL/SQL
12 16 (2.26%) VBA
13 14 (1.97%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.27%) Java 8
14 9 (1.27%) TypeScript
15 8 (1.13%) Kotlin
16 6 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 101 (14.25%) Degree
2 38 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (3.24%) CISSP
5 22 (3.10%) CCNP
6 19 (2.68%) CCNA
7 17 (2.40%) CRISC
8 15 (2.12%) CCSA
8 15 (2.12%) CCSE
9 13 (1.83%) CISM
9 13 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (1.69%) Master's Degree
10 12 (1.69%) MCSE
10 12 (1.69%) PhD
11 11 (1.55%) CCIE
12 9 (1.27%) CISA
12 9 (1.27%) PMI Certification
13 8 (1.13%) CEH
13 8 (1.13%) GSEC
14 6 (0.85%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.24%) QA
2 18 (2.54%) NIST
3 17 (2.40%) SLA
4 16 (2.26%) GDPR
5 15 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (1.83%) PMO
7 12 (1.69%) Basel II
7 12 (1.69%) IFRS
7 12 (1.69%) IFRS 9
8 8 (1.13%) COBIT
8 8 (1.13%) ITGC
8 8 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.42%) EMIR
9 3 (0.42%) ISAE 3402
9 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.42%) MiFID
9 3 (0.42%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 48 (6.77%) Docker
2 34 (4.80%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 10 (1.41%) XenApp
4 10 (1.41%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.71%) vSphere
6 4 (0.56%) LXC
6 4 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.42%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 3 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (3.24%) Ansible
2 20 (2.82%) Kubernetes
3 17 (2.40%) SCCM
4 15 (2.12%) Puppet
5 12 (1.69%) Grafana
6 9 (1.27%) WSUS
7 8 (1.13%) Control-M
7 8 (1.13%) ITRS Geneos
8 6 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.85%) Terraform
9 5 (0.71%) BladeLogic
9 5 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.56%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (0.56%) Kibana
10 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.56%) Perfmon
11 2 (0.28%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.28%) Icinga
11 2 (0.28%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 96 (13.54%) Microsoft
2 48 (6.77%) Oracle
3 29 (4.09%) VMware
4 28 (3.95%) Cisco
5 20 (2.82%) Google
6 16 (2.26%) CheckPoint
6 16 (2.26%) F5
7 15 (2.12%) Citrix
8 12 (1.69%) Bloomberg
9 11 (1.55%) Palo Alto
9 11 (1.55%) Reuters
10 9 (1.27%) AppDynamics
10 9 (1.27%) IBM
11 8 (1.13%) Splunk
11 8 (1.13%) Wyse
12 7 (0.99%) Apple
12 7 (0.99%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.99%) CA
12 7 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.85%) Juniper