Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Institution
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 318 404 434
Rank change year-on-year +86 +30 -67
Permanent jobs citing Financial Institution 1,768 1,352 1,435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.02% 0.78% 0.71%
As % of the General category 2.48% 1.87% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 793 981 1,206
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,750 £34,375
90th Percentile £95,000 £96,250 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -

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 71,179 72,477 88,612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.26% 42.00% 44.06%
Number of salaries quoted 55,236 56,789 72,004
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,554 £42,785
% change year-on-year +5.75% -0.54% +0.67%

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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Financial Institution in the UK

Financial Institution
Top 17 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 June 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 +87 1,709 £60,000 -7.69% 286
London +62 1,498 £67,500 - 244
UK excluding London -33 255 £45,000 -10.00% 52
South East -12 91 £37,500 -25.00% 9
North of England +6 54 £56,000 +12.00% 19
Yorkshire +43 43 £56,000 +103.64% 8
Midlands +37 40 £55,000 +37.50% 6
West Midlands +41 37 £50,000 - 5
Scotland -28 31 £60,000 +20.00% 7
South West -19 17 £60,000 +4.35% 3
North West -37 10 £24,000 -52.00% 9
Wales -7 8 £38,750 -22.50% 2
Northern Ireland - 7 £42,500 -
East of England -4 4 £50,000 +6.38% 5
Channel Islands +2 3 £29,500 +9.26% 1
East Midlands -5 3 £60,000 +108.70% 1
North East - 1 £70,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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 1,768 (100.00%) Finance
2 1,054 (59.62%) Banking
3 879 (49.72%) Problem-Solving
4 795 (44.97%) Investment Banking
5 777 (43.95%) Java
6 773 (43.72%) Investment Management
7 730 (41.29%) Risk Management
8 727 (41.12%) Big Data
9 712 (40.27%) Low Latency
10 677 (38.29%) Innovative Thinking
11 676 (38.24%) Strategic Thinking
11 676 (38.24%) Cyberthreat
12 583 (32.98%) Analytical Skills
13 515 (29.13%) SQL
14 480 (27.15%) Agile Software Development
15 474 (26.81%) Degree
16 445 (25.17%) JavaScript
17 359 (20.31%) C#
18 334 (18.89%) Computer Science
19 319 (18.04%) Python
20 313 (17.70%) OO
20 313 (17.70%) AngularJS
21 288 (16.29%) Linux
22 282 (15.95%) SDLC
23 277 (15.67%) C++
24 265 (14.99%) .NET
25 262 (14.82%) TDD
26 235 (13.29%) Unix
27 229 (12.95%) HTML
28 217 (12.27%) 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 80 (4.52%) Apache Spark
2 71 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
3 48 (2.71%) SharePoint
4 39 (2.21%) Apache
4 39 (2.21%) Tomcat
5 22 (1.24%) JBoss
6 18 (1.02%) WebLogic
7 17 (0.96%) WebSphere
8 13 (0.74%) Confluence
8 13 (0.74%) MS Exchange
9 12 (0.68%) Ethereum
9 12 (0.68%) SAS
10 11 (0.62%) CMS
11 7 (0.40%) IIS
12 6 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.34%) GemFire
13 5 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (0.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 5 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 70 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
2 54 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
4 14 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.11%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.057%) InVision
9 1 (0.057%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 24 (1.36%) Markit EDM
2 15 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.68%) Sonata
4 10 (0.57%) Distributed Ledger
5 9 (0.51%) Actimize
5 9 (0.51%) Ripple
6 4 (0.23%) Sentinel
6 4 (0.23%) Workfront
7 2 (0.11%) CA PPM
7 2 (0.11%) Finacle
7 2 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.057%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.057%) Kondor
8 1 (0.057%) Misys Equation
8 1 (0.057%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.057%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.057%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.057%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.057%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
8 1 (0.057%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 113 (6.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 101 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (2.60%) SaaS
4 43 (2.43%) PaaS
5 24 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (1.24%) IaaS
7 16 (0.90%) GitHub
8 12 (0.68%) npm
9 11 (0.62%) Office 365
10 6 (0.34%) Amazon Kinesis
10 6 (0.34%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.11%) Serverless
12 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.057%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.057%) Boomi
13 1 (0.057%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.057%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 63 (3.56%) LAN
2 61 (3.45%) WAN
3 60 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 59 (3.34%) Firewall
5 38 (2.15%) Internet
6 35 (1.98%) DNS
7 28 (1.58%) BGP
7 28 (1.58%) OSPF
8 26 (1.47%) DHCP
9 25 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
10 20 (1.13%) Network Security
11 19 (1.07%) VPN
12 18 (1.02%) NetScaler
13 17 (0.96%) Ethernet
13 17 (0.96%) MPLS
13 17 (0.96%) NX-OS
14 16 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (0.90%) SNMP
15 15 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
16 11 (0.62%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 727 (41.12%) Big Data
2 207 (11.71%) Relational Database
3 179 (10.12%) SQL Server
4 137 (7.75%) MongoDB
5 135 (7.64%) NoSQL
6 115 (6.50%) DB2
7 102 (5.77%) Blockchain
8 89 (5.03%) RDBMS
9 58 (3.28%) Hadoop
10 55 (3.11%) Oracle Database
11 38 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
11 38 (2.15%) MySQL
12 34 (1.92%) Data Lake
13 31 (1.75%) MemSQL
14 30 (1.70%) Sybase ASE
15 25 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
15 25 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
15 25 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
16 23 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
17 16 (0.90%) Flink
Development Applications
1 100 (5.66%) Maven
2 70 (3.96%) JIRA
3 67 (3.79%) JUnit
4 54 (3.05%) Git (software)
5 50 (2.83%) Jenkins
6 42 (2.38%) Subversion
7 34 (1.92%) Selenium
8 31 (1.75%) Cucumber
9 28 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 25 (1.41%) Bitbucket
11 23 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (1.13%) Mockito
13 18 (1.02%) FitNesse
14 16 (0.90%) Eclipse
14 16 (0.90%) Gradle
15 15 (0.85%) IntelliJ
16 14 (0.79%) Moq
16 14 (0.79%) MSTest
16 14 (0.79%) NUnit
17 13 (0.74%) WebDriver
General
1 1,768 (100.00%) Finance
2 1,054 (59.62%) Banking
3 795 (44.97%) Investment Banking
4 130 (7.35%) Front Office
5 55 (3.11%) Retail
6 44 (2.49%) Marketing
7 38 (2.15%) Back Office
8 36 (2.04%) Telecoms
9 35 (1.98%) Law
9 35 (1.98%) Legal
10 27 (1.53%) French Language
11 21 (1.19%) Multimedia
12 19 (1.07%) Retail Banking
13 18 (1.02%) German Language
14 14 (0.79%) Electronics
15 13 (0.74%) Spanish Language
16 10 (0.57%) Advertising
17 9 (0.51%) Games
17 9 (0.51%) Prime Brokerage
17 9 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 567 (32.07%) Developer
2 192 (10.86%) Analyst
3 163 (9.22%) Java Developer
4 96 (5.43%) Software Engineer
5 81 (4.58%) Senior Developer
6 80 (4.52%) Platform Engineer
7 76 (4.30%) C# Developer
8 72 (4.07%) Consultant
9 68 (3.85%) .NET Developer
10 59 (3.34%) Project Manager
11 57 (3.22%) Business Analyst
12 46 (2.60%) Support Analyst
13 41 (2.32%) Applications Support
14 40 (2.26%) Data Engineer
15 39 (2.21%) JavaScript Developer
15 39 (2.21%) Junior
16 37 (2.09%) Applications Developer
17 36 (2.04%) Network Engineer
18 35 (1.98%) Architect
19 31 (1.75%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (17.70%) AngularJS
2 265 (14.99%) .NET
3 229 (12.95%) HTML
4 205 (11.60%) RESTful
5 168 (9.50%) React
6 160 (9.05%) Spring
7 152 (8.60%) Web Services
8 122 (6.90%) CSS
9 121 (6.84%) Kafka
10 113 (6.39%) HTML5
10 113 (6.39%) REST
11 101 (5.71%) ASP.NET
12 84 (4.75%) jQuery
13 69 (3.90%) Hibernate
14 61 (3.45%) XML
15 59 (3.34%) ASP.NET MVC
16 58 (3.28%) Node.js
17 50 (2.83%) JMS
18 49 (2.77%) RabbitMQ
19 43 (2.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 676 (38.24%) Cyberthreat
2 583 (32.98%) Analytical Skills
3 334 (18.89%) Computer Science
4 157 (8.88%) Hedge funds
5 153 (8.65%) Management Information System
6 147 (8.31%) Fintech
7 146 (8.26%) Fixed Income
8 138 (7.81%) Algorithms
9 135 (7.64%) Self-Motivation
10 134 (7.58%) Data Structures
11 105 (5.94%) Equities
12 87 (4.92%) Data Centre
13 70 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
13 70 (3.96%) User Experience
14 65 (3.68%) Derivative
15 64 (3.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 54 (3.05%) Analytical Mindset
17 44 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
18 40 (2.26%) Virtual Team
19 39 (2.21%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 288 (16.29%) Linux
2 235 (13.29%) Unix
3 163 (9.22%) Windows
4 34 (1.92%) Windows Server
5 21 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (0.96%) Android
6 17 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (0.85%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.51%) Windows 10
9 8 (0.45%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.45%) CentOS
10 7 (0.40%) Solaris
11 5 (0.28%) AIX
11 5 (0.28%) HPUX
11 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.28%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.17%) Kali Linux
12 3 (0.17%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 879 (49.72%) Problem-Solving
2 773 (43.72%) Investment Management
3 730 (41.29%) Risk Management
4 712 (40.27%) Low Latency
5 677 (38.29%) Innovative Thinking
6 676 (38.24%) Strategic Thinking
7 480 (27.15%) Agile Software Development
8 313 (17.70%) OO
9 282 (15.95%) SDLC
10 262 (14.82%) TDD
11 217 (12.27%) Analytics
12 210 (11.88%) Software Engineering
13 181 (10.24%) Project Management
14 169 (9.56%) Test Automation
15 167 (9.45%) Open Source
16 147 (8.31%) Mathematics
17 139 (7.86%) Data Modelling
18 127 (7.18%) Microservices
19 113 (6.39%) Business Intelligence
20 107 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 777 (43.95%) Java
2 515 (29.13%) SQL
3 445 (25.17%) JavaScript
4 359 (20.31%) C#
5 319 (18.04%) Python
6 277 (15.67%) C++
7 130 (7.35%) Perl
8 97 (5.49%) C
9 85 (4.81%) Scala
10 62 (3.51%) Java 8
11 60 (3.39%) PowerShell
12 57 (3.22%) Shell Script
13 48 (2.71%) Bash Shell
14 37 (2.09%) VB.NET
15 27 (1.53%) R
16 24 (1.36%) PHP
17 21 (1.19%) Erlang
17 21 (1.19%) MATLAB
18 20 (1.13%) PL/SQL
18 20 (1.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 474 (26.81%) Degree
2 149 (8.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 94 (5.32%) Master's Degree
4 26 (1.47%) PhD
5 25 (1.41%) CISSP
5 25 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
6 20 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
9 15 (0.85%) CISM
9 15 (0.85%) PMI Certification
10 14 (0.79%) MCSE
11 11 (0.62%) CCIE
11 11 (0.62%) CCNP
11 11 (0.62%) ISEB
12 10 (0.57%) CEH
12 10 (0.57%) ISTQB
12 10 (0.57%) PMP
12 10 (0.57%) Security Cleared
13 9 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (6.11%) QA
2 31 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 24 (1.36%) PMO
4 23 (1.30%) GDPR
5 19 (1.07%) SEPA
6 17 (0.96%) FATCA
7 16 (0.90%) MiFID
8 14 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (0.79%) SLA
9 13 (0.74%) Dodd-Frank
9 13 (0.74%) IFRS
9 13 (0.74%) IFRS 9
9 13 (0.74%) Solvency II
10 6 (0.34%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.34%) PSD2
10 6 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.28%) ISO 20022
12 4 (0.23%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 4 (0.23%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 46 (2.60%) Active Directory
2 40 (2.26%) Docker
3 21 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.68%) HDFS
5 11 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 10 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (0.51%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.28%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.17%) Firmware
10 3 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.17%) vSphere
11 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.11%) XenApp
12 1 (0.057%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 37 (2.09%) Puppet
2 23 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.02%) SCCM
4 17 (0.96%) Ansible
4 17 (0.96%) Kibana
5 12 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
6 11 (0.62%) Kubernetes
7 10 (0.57%) WSUS
8 9 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
9 8 (0.45%) CFEngine
9 8 (0.45%) Salt
9 8 (0.45%) Terraform
10 7 (0.40%) Consul
10 7 (0.40%) Mesos
11 6 (0.34%) linkerd
12 5 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
13 4 (0.23%) Ambari
13 4 (0.23%) logstash
13 4 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
14 3 (0.17%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 189 (10.69%) Sybase
2 156 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 150 (8.48%) Oracle
4 49 (2.77%) Cisco
5 37 (2.09%) Citrix
6 29 (1.64%) VMware
7 28 (1.58%) Juniper
8 25 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (1.36%) Red Hat
9 24 (1.36%) Vermilion
10 21 (1.19%) Tableau
11 19 (1.07%) Bloomberg
12 18 (1.02%) IBM
13 17 (0.96%) Alias
13 17 (0.96%) Google
14 16 (0.90%) Facebook
14 16 (0.90%) ServiceNow
15 15 (0.85%) Apple
15 15 (0.85%) Reuters
16 14 (0.79%) CheckPoint