Period
to 28 January 2021

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 28 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Institution
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 489 467 469
Rank change year-on-year -22 +2 -65
Permanent jobs citing Financial Institution 310 739 933
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.59% 0.62%
As % of the General category 1.25% 1.47% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 277 644 798
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +8.53%
10th Percentile £47,000 £35,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,042
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.29% -10.40%

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 24,824 50,154 62,264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.90% 39.92% 41.22%
Number of salaries quoted 19,201 38,411 48,031
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.58% +5.56% -

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 28 January 2021.

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 28 January 2021. 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 -28 280 £70,000 +7.69% 54
London +37 226 £75,000 - 33
UK excluding London +24 75 £52,500 +5.00% 27
Work from Home -102 24 £73,750 -7.81% 5
North of England +1 22 £49,000 -2.00% 8
North West +65 21 £49,000 +15.29% 3
South West +47 19 £60,000 +37.93% 4
Scotland +33 18 £52,500 +5.00% 2
South East +107 8 £65,000 +18.18% 8
Midlands +59 5 £40,000 -
West Midlands +49 4 £38,750 +13.97%
Wales +45 3 £62,500 +31.58%
East Midlands +53 1 £52,500 +23.53%
Yorkshire -28 1 £115,000 +130.00% 4

For the 6 months to 28 January 2021, 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.

1 310 (100.00%) Finance
2 106 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (29.35%) SQL
4 68 (21.94%) Banking
5 60 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
6 58 (18.71%) Fintech
7 54 (17.42%) Windows
8 53 (17.10%) Python
8 53 (17.10%) Software Engineering
9 49 (15.81%) AWS
9 49 (15.81%) Java
10 48 (15.48%) Linux
11 46 (14.84%) C#
12 44 (14.19%) SQL Server
12 44 (14.19%) Analytics
13 43 (13.87%) Degree
14 42 (13.55%) .NET
15 40 (12.90%) Scrum
16 37 (11.94%) TDD
17 36 (11.61%) Microsoft
18 35 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
18 35 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
19 33 (10.65%) AngularJS
20 32 (10.32%) BDD
21 29 (9.35%) Azure
21 29 (9.35%) Oracle
21 29 (9.35%) Web Services
21 29 (9.35%) DevOps
22 28 (9.03%) Terraform
22 28 (9.03%) Unix

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 7 (2.26%) Confluence
2 4 (1.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (0.97%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.65%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (0.65%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.65%) Jupyter
4 2 (0.65%) Luigi
5 1 (0.32%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.26%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) SAP BPC
1 2 (0.65%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 49 (15.81%) AWS
2 29 (9.35%) Azure
3 16 (5.16%) AWS CloudFormation
4 13 (4.19%) GCP
5 8 (2.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 8 (2.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 8 (2.58%) AWS Fargate
5 8 (2.58%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (2.58%) SaaS
5 8 (2.58%) Serverless
6 7 (2.26%) IaaS
6 7 (2.26%) PaaS
7 5 (1.61%) GitHub
8 4 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.97%) Amazon ECS
9 3 (0.97%) FinancialForce
9 3 (0.97%) G Suite
9 3 (0.97%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 2 (0.65%) Logz.io
10 2 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.52%) Firewall
2 11 (3.55%) DNS
3 10 (3.23%) SSH
4 8 (2.58%) BGP
4 8 (2.58%) OSPF
5 7 (2.26%) DHCP
5 7 (2.26%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.94%) Multicast
7 5 (1.61%) Network Security
7 5 (1.61%) VPN
7 5 (1.61%) WAN
8 4 (1.29%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (1.29%) HSRP
8 4 (1.29%) NX-OS
8 4 (1.29%) VLAN
8 4 (1.29%) Wireless
9 3 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.97%) EIGRP
9 3 (0.97%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (14.19%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.39%) Relational Database
3 21 (6.77%) Tableau
4 16 (5.16%) Big Data
5 14 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (4.52%) NoSQL
6 13 (4.19%) MySQL
6 13 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (3.87%) Amazon RDS
7 12 (3.87%) Cosmos DB
7 12 (3.87%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (2.58%) Redis
10 8 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.61%) MongoDB
13 4 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.97%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.97%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (7.42%) Git (software)
2 22 (7.10%) JIRA
3 12 (3.87%) Jenkins
4 10 (3.23%) Cypress.io
4 10 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
5 9 (2.90%) Subversion
6 8 (2.58%) GitLab
7 5 (1.61%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.29%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.97%) Artifactory
9 3 (0.97%) Postman
9 3 (0.97%) Selenium
9 3 (0.97%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.97%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.65%) Flyway
10 2 (0.65%) Liquibase
11 1 (0.32%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.32%) Zephyr
General
1 310 (100.00%) Finance
2 68 (21.94%) Banking
3 23 (7.42%) Front Office
3 23 (7.42%) Marketing
4 22 (7.10%) Investment Banking
5 17 (5.48%) Back Office
6 12 (3.87%) Law
6 12 (3.87%) Legal
7 7 (2.26%) Retail
8 6 (1.94%) Mandarin Language
8 6 (1.94%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.97%) Advertising
10 2 (0.65%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.32%) Electronics
11 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.32%) International Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (22.58%) Developer
2 57 (18.39%) Analyst
3 24 (7.74%) Senior Analyst
4 20 (6.45%) Java Developer
4 20 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 19 (6.13%) Software Engineer
6 18 (5.81%) Support Analyst
7 16 (5.16%) Applications Support
7 16 (5.16%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 16 (5.16%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
8 15 (4.84%) .NET Developer
8 15 (4.84%) Applications Support Analyst
9 12 (3.87%) Business Analyst
9 12 (3.87%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (3.55%) Java Engineer
11 10 (3.23%) C# Developer
11 10 (3.23%) Product Owner
11 10 (3.23%) Project Manager
12 9 (2.90%) Angular Developer
12 9 (2.90%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (13.55%) .NET
2 33 (10.65%) AngularJS
3 29 (9.35%) Web Services
4 27 (8.71%) React
5 25 (8.06%) Spring
6 21 (6.77%) CSS
7 17 (5.48%) HTML
8 15 (4.84%) .NET Core
8 15 (4.84%) Middleware
8 15 (4.84%) RESTful
9 12 (3.87%) HTML5
9 12 (3.87%) REST
9 12 (3.87%) Vue.js
10 11 (3.55%) Redux
10 11 (3.55%) SOAP
11 8 (2.58%) ASP.NET
11 8 (2.58%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (2.58%) LESS
11 8 (2.58%) Natural Language Processing
11 8 (2.58%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 60 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.77%) Fixed Income
3 19 (6.13%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (5.81%) Hedge funds
5 16 (5.16%) Cloud Native
6 14 (4.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (4.19%) Market Risk
8 12 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (3.55%) User Experience
10 9 (2.90%) Management Information System
11 8 (2.58%) Algorithms
11 8 (2.58%) Data Structures
11 8 (2.58%) SWIFT
12 7 (2.26%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.94%) Derivative
14 5 (1.61%) Data Centre
14 5 (1.61%) N-Tier
14 5 (1.61%) Virtual Team
15 4 (1.29%) Equities
16 3 (0.97%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 54 (17.42%) Windows
2 48 (15.48%) Linux
3 28 (9.03%) Unix
4 15 (4.84%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.97%) Android
6 3 (0.97%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.32%) AIX
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (18.71%) Fintech
3 53 (17.10%) Software Engineering
4 44 (14.19%) Analytics
5 40 (12.90%) Scrum
6 37 (11.94%) TDD
7 35 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (10.32%) BDD
9 29 (9.35%) DevOps
10 24 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (6.45%) Business Analysis
11 20 (6.45%) Kanban
12 19 (6.13%) Asset Management
12 19 (6.13%) Change Management
12 19 (6.13%) OO
13 17 (5.48%) Information Security
14 16 (5.16%) Mathematics
14 16 (5.16%) Multithreading
14 16 (5.16%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (29.35%) SQL
2 53 (17.10%) Python
3 49 (15.81%) Java
4 46 (14.84%) C#
5 27 (8.71%) TypeScript
6 24 (7.74%) JavaScript
7 23 (7.42%) C++
8 15 (4.84%) PowerShell
9 13 (4.19%) Shell Script
10 12 (3.87%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.58%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.26%) Perl
13 4 (1.29%) Java 8
14 3 (0.97%) Go
14 3 (0.97%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.65%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.65%) Scala
15 2 (0.65%) VB
15 2 (0.65%) VBA
15 2 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 43 (13.87%) Degree
2 16 (5.16%) Numerate Degree
3 13 (4.19%) CISSP
4 12 (3.87%) CCNP
4 12 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.58%) CISA
6 6 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.94%) CRISC
6 6 (1.94%) MCSE
6 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.65%) ACCA
7 2 (0.65%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.65%) CCNA
7 2 (0.65%) CIMA
7 2 (0.65%) CISM
8 1 (0.32%) CGEIT
8 1 (0.32%) ISEB
8 1 (0.32%) MCITP
8 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.42%) QA
2 3 (0.97%) GDPR
2 3 (0.97%) SEPA
3 2 (0.65%) COBIT
3 2 (0.65%) COREP
3 2 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.65%) EMIR
3 2 (0.65%) IFRS
3 2 (0.65%) ISO 20022
3 2 (0.65%) MiFID
3 2 (0.65%) SLA
3 2 (0.65%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.32%) ITGC
4 1 (0.32%) NIST
4 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (5.16%) Docker
2 14 (4.52%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.97%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.97%) vSphere
5 2 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.65%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 28 (9.03%) Terraform
2 19 (6.13%) Kubernetes
3 13 (4.19%) Ansible
4 6 (1.94%) Grafana
4 6 (1.94%) Prometheus
5 5 (1.61%) Istio
5 5 (1.61%) Puppet
6 3 (0.97%) Control-M
6 3 (0.97%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (0.97%) Graphite
6 3 (0.97%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.97%) Nagios
6 3 (0.97%) SCCM
7 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.65%) Packer
7 2 (0.65%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.65%) WSUS
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.32%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 36 (11.61%) Microsoft
2 29 (9.35%) Oracle
3 13 (4.19%) Google
3 13 (4.19%) Solace
4 10 (3.23%) Cisco
5 8 (2.58%) FNZ
5 8 (2.58%) Red Hat
6 7 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.94%) AppDynamics
7 6 (1.94%) VMware
8 5 (1.61%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.61%) Sybase
9 4 (1.29%) F5
9 4 (1.29%) Infoblox
10 3 (0.97%) Anaplan
10 3 (0.97%) BMC
10 3 (0.97%) Dynatrace
10 3 (0.97%) Informatica
10 3 (0.97%) SAP
11 2 (0.65%) Juniper