Period
to 15 August 2020

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 15 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Institution
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 435 506 297
Rank change year-on-year +71 -209 +83
Permanent jobs citing Financial Institution 357 771 1,915
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.54% 1.13%
As % of the General category 1.46% 1.37% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 313 677 836
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,000 £32,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £105,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £54,000 £49,250
% change year-on-year -21.30% +9.64% -1.50%

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 24,412 56,328 73,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.31% 39.71% 43.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18,703 42,392 56,019
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%

Financial Institution
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Institution in the UK

Financial Institution
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Financial Institution.

Salary trend for Financial Institution in the UK

Financial Institution
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Financial Institution over the 6 months to 15 August 2020.

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 15 August 2020. 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 +86 340 £65,000 -7.14% 45
London +29 263 £72,500 +3.57% 24
UK excluding London +153 94 £42,500 -21.30% 23
North of England +195 48 £42,500 -10.53% 11
North West +157 35 £49,000 -24.62% 6
Work from Home +61 14 £75,000 -11.76% 4
Scotland +44 14 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Midlands +117 13 £55,000 -15.38% 4
Yorkshire +122 11 £37,500 -6.25% 5
East Midlands +83 10 £55,000 -26.67% 3
South East +120 9 £31,000 -52.31% 3
South West +98 6 £42,250 -23.18% 1
West Midlands +91 3 £55,000 +61.76% 1
Wales +33 3 £37,500 -16.67% 1
North East - 2 £85,000 -
East of England +102 1 £75,000 +200.00% 2

For the 6 months to 15 August 2020, 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.

1 357 (100.00%) Finance
2 113 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (31.09%) SQL
4 87 (24.37%) Microsoft
5 78 (21.85%) JavaScript
6 67 (18.77%) Fintech
7 63 (17.65%) Java
8 58 (16.25%) .NET
8 58 (16.25%) AWS
9 56 (15.69%) Windows
10 55 (15.41%) Python
10 55 (15.41%) Banking
11 50 (14.01%) Linux
12 49 (13.73%) DevOps
13 48 (13.45%) C#
14 45 (12.61%) Oracle
15 41 (11.48%) SQL Server
15 41 (11.48%) Cisco
16 40 (11.20%) DNS
16 40 (11.20%) CSS
16 40 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
17 38 (10.64%) Firewall
17 38 (10.64%) OO
17 38 (10.64%) AngularJS
18 36 (10.08%) Azure
19 35 (9.80%) Data Centre
20 34 (9.52%) WAN
20 34 (9.52%) DHCP
21 33 (9.24%) PL/SQL
21 33 (9.24%) Software Engineering

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 10 (2.80%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.96%) IIS
3 6 (1.68%) MQSeries
4 5 (1.40%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.40%) Confluence
4 5 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.12%) Apache
5 4 (1.12%) DataSynapse
5 4 (1.12%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.12%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.84%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (0.56%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.56%) SAS
7 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.56%) WildFly
8 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.28%) JBoss
8 1 (0.28%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.28%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 3 (0.84%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.56%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.28%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.28%) HFM
3 1 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.28%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.28%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 58 (16.25%) AWS
2 36 (10.08%) Azure
3 30 (8.40%) GCP
4 8 (2.24%) Office 365
4 8 (2.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 6 (1.68%) Power Platform
6 5 (1.40%) SaaS
7 4 (1.12%) Serverless
8 3 (0.84%) Apigee
8 3 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.84%) GitHub
8 3 (0.84%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.56%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.56%) Datadog
10 1 (0.28%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.28%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.28%) Sauce Labs
10 1 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 40 (11.20%) DNS
2 38 (10.64%) Firewall
3 34 (9.52%) DHCP
3 34 (9.52%) WAN
4 32 (8.96%) BGP
4 32 (8.96%) OSPF
5 29 (8.12%) TCP/IP
6 28 (7.84%) Cisco IOS
6 28 (7.84%) Multicast
6 28 (7.84%) NX-OS
7 16 (4.48%) Unified Communications
7 16 (4.48%) VLAN
8 15 (4.20%) VPN
9 14 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (3.92%) DMVPN
9 14 (3.92%) EIGRP
9 14 (3.92%) IGMP
9 14 (3.92%) IPv6
9 14 (3.92%) MPLS
9 14 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 14 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (3.36%) Big Data
4 12 (3.36%) MongoDB
4 12 (3.36%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.08%) NoSQL
5 11 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (2.80%) MySQL
7 7 (1.96%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.68%) Power BI
9 4 (1.12%) Cosmos DB
9 4 (1.12%) QlikView
10 3 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 30 (8.40%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.88%) JIRA
2 21 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
3 12 (3.36%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.96%) Cucumber
5 6 (1.68%) Selenium
6 5 (1.40%) JUnit
6 5 (1.40%) SoapUI
6 5 (1.40%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.12%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.84%) jMock
8 3 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.84%) SonarQube
9 2 (0.56%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.56%) CircleCI
9 2 (0.56%) Cypress.io
9 2 (0.56%) GitLab
9 2 (0.56%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.56%) Maven
9 2 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 357 (100.00%) Finance
2 55 (15.41%) Banking
3 18 (5.04%) Legal
4 15 (4.20%) Law
5 14 (3.92%) Front Office
6 11 (3.08%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.52%) Retail
8 8 (2.24%) Back Office
9 6 (1.68%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.40%) Mandarin Language
11 4 (1.12%) Marketing
12 3 (0.84%) Advertising
12 3 (0.84%) Public Sector
12 3 (0.84%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.56%) Billing
13 2 (0.56%) Electronics
13 2 (0.56%) International Banking
14 1 (0.28%) French Language
14 1 (0.28%) Games
14 1 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 115 (32.21%) Developer
2 39 (10.92%) Analyst
3 34 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 32 (8.96%) Java Developer
4 32 (8.96%) Senior Network Engineer
5 25 (7.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 23 (6.44%) Senior Developer
7 20 (5.60%) Applications Support
8 19 (5.32%) .NET Developer
9 17 (4.76%) Architect
10 16 (4.48%) Cisco Engineer
10 16 (4.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 16 (4.48%) Support Analyst
11 15 (4.20%) Development Manager
12 14 (3.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 14 (3.92%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 14 (3.92%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 13 (3.64%) Oracle Development Manager
13 13 (3.64%) Python Engineer
14 12 (3.36%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (16.25%) .NET
2 40 (11.20%) CSS
3 38 (10.64%) AngularJS
4 32 (8.96%) HTML
5 24 (6.72%) React
5 24 (6.72%) Web Services
6 20 (5.60%) Spring
7 19 (5.32%) Node.js
8 18 (5.04%) RESTful
9 16 (4.48%) Kafka
10 15 (4.20%) Sass
11 14 (3.92%) 802.1X
11 14 (3.92%) Vue.js
12 13 (3.64%) LESS
13 12 (3.36%) XML
14 11 (3.08%) Angular 2
14 11 (3.08%) jQuery
14 11 (3.08%) Spring Boot
15 10 (2.80%) FIX Protocol
16 9 (2.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (9.80%) Data Centre
3 22 (6.16%) Derivative
4 19 (5.32%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (3.36%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.52%) Fixed Income
7 8 (2.24%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.68%) Grid Computing
8 6 (1.68%) Market Risk
9 5 (1.40%) Credit Risk
9 5 (1.40%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.40%) User Experience
10 4 (1.12%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.12%) Wiki
11 3 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.84%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.84%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.84%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 56 (15.69%) Windows
2 50 (14.01%) Linux
3 15 (4.20%) Unix
4 13 (3.64%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.80%) Windows 10
6 9 (2.52%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.24%) CentOS
7 8 (2.24%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (1.96%) Android
9 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.28%) SUSE
11 1 (0.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (31.65%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (18.77%) Fintech
3 49 (13.73%) DevOps
4 38 (10.64%) OO
5 33 (9.24%) Software Engineering
6 32 (8.96%) Change Management
6 32 (8.96%) Project Delivery
7 30 (8.40%) Information Security
7 30 (8.40%) Risk Management
8 27 (7.56%) Analytics
8 27 (7.56%) TDD
9 24 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (6.16%) ITIL
10 22 (6.16%) Machine Learning
10 22 (6.16%) Microservices
11 21 (5.88%) Load Balancing
12 20 (5.60%) Migration
13 19 (5.32%) Internal Audit
13 19 (5.32%) Mathematics
13 19 (5.32%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 111 (31.09%) SQL
2 78 (21.85%) JavaScript
3 63 (17.65%) Java
4 55 (15.41%) Python
5 48 (13.45%) C#
6 33 (9.24%) PL/SQL
7 24 (6.72%) TypeScript
8 11 (3.08%) Bash Shell
8 11 (3.08%) Scala
9 9 (2.52%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.24%) Apex Code
10 8 (2.24%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.24%) SOQL
10 8 (2.24%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.68%) C
12 5 (1.40%) Go
13 4 (1.12%) C++
13 4 (1.12%) ES6
13 4 (1.12%) Perl
13 4 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (9.24%) Degree
2 21 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (5.32%) CCNP
4 10 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.96%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (1.68%) CCIE
6 6 (1.68%) MCSE
6 6 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.12%) CCSA
7 4 (1.12%) CCSE
8 2 (0.56%) CISA
8 2 (0.56%) CISM
8 2 (0.56%) CISSP
8 2 (0.56%) PhD
9 1 (0.28%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.28%) CISMP
9 1 (0.28%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.28%) CRISC
9 1 (0.28%) FFIEC
9 1 (0.28%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.80%) Data Quality
2 7 (1.96%) PMO
2 7 (1.96%) QA
3 4 (1.12%) SLA
4 3 (0.84%) Basel III
4 3 (0.84%) COBIT
4 3 (0.84%) CRD IV
4 3 (0.84%) ITGC
5 2 (0.56%) GDPR
5 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.56%) PSD2
5 2 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.56%) SEPA
6 1 (0.28%) IFRS
6 1 (0.28%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.28%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.28%) NIST
System Software
1 32 (8.96%) Docker
2 19 (5.32%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.40%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.56%) vSphere
5 1 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.28%) OpenSSH
5 1 (0.28%) Samba
5 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (7.56%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.96%) Ansible
2 7 (1.96%) Terraform
3 6 (1.68%) SCCM
4 4 (1.12%) Puppet
5 3 (0.84%) Control-M
6 2 (0.56%) MaaS360
6 2 (0.56%) Nagios
6 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.56%) Packer
6 2 (0.56%) SCOM
6 2 (0.56%) WSUS
7 1 (0.28%) Grafana
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 87 (24.37%) Microsoft
2 45 (12.61%) Oracle
3 41 (11.48%) Cisco
4 32 (8.96%) CheckPoint
5 28 (7.84%) Infoblox
6 20 (5.60%) F5
7 18 (5.04%) Palo Alto
8 14 (3.92%) ForeScout
9 11 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (2.52%) Google
10 9 (2.52%) SAP
11 7 (1.96%) Citrix
11 7 (1.96%) TIBCO
11 7 (1.96%) VMware
12 6 (1.68%) Solace
13 5 (1.40%) Avaya
13 5 (1.40%) Bloomberg
13 5 (1.40%) IBM
14 4 (1.12%) Murex
14 4 (1.12%) Sybase