Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Institution
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 471 456 447
Rank change year-on-year -15 -9 -29
Permanent jobs citing Financial Institution 434 660 987
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.52% 0.58% 0.66%
As % of the General category 1.32% 1.44% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 338 512 812
10th Percentile £41,950 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% +12.00%
75th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,125 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.50% -

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 32,952 45,678 60,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.68% 40.13% 40.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23,829 35,102 45,893
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,820 £57,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.74% +4.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Financial Institution in the UK

Financial Institution
Top 18 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 13 April 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 -33 383 £70,000 +3.70% 60
London +18 305 £75,000 - 37
UK excluding London +11 110 £52,500 +7.69% 26
Work from Home -132 40 £70,000 -12.50% 7
Scotland +28 30 £50,000 - 1
South West +25 26 £55,000 +15.79% 2
North of England -20 24 £50,000 +17.65% 14
South East +48 20 £62,500 +13.64% 5
North West +9 15 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Yorkshire -31 8 £51,250 +2.50% 8
Midlands +28 4 £42,500 -17.07%
West Midlands +25 3 £38,750 -27.91%
Wales +31 2 £62,500 +66.67%
Isle of Man - 2 £47,500 -
North East +14 1 £21,750 -74.41% 1
East Midlands +9 1 £65,000 +52.94%
Channel Islands - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 434 (100.00%) Finance
2 161 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (26.04%) SQL
4 102 (23.50%) Fintech
5 88 (20.28%) Java
6 86 (19.82%) Banking
6 86 (19.82%) Analytical Skills
7 84 (19.35%) Software Engineering
8 80 (18.43%) Python
9 74 (17.05%) AWS
10 67 (15.44%) Problem-Solving
11 59 (13.59%) Analytics
12 58 (13.36%) Azure
13 57 (13.13%) Degree
13 57 (13.13%) JavaScript
14 55 (12.67%) Windows
15 53 (12.21%) C#
15 53 (12.21%) DevOps
16 52 (11.98%) TDD
16 52 (11.98%) Scrum
17 49 (11.29%) .NET
17 49 (11.29%) TypeScript
18 47 (10.83%) Web Services
19 45 (10.37%) Spring
19 45 (10.37%) Microservices
20 44 (10.14%) BDD
21 42 (9.68%) AngularJS
22 41 (9.45%) Linux
23 40 (9.22%) React
24 38 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management

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 13 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (2.07%) Confluence
2 9 (2.07%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.15%) CMS
4 4 (0.92%) Apache Airflow
4 4 (0.92%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.92%) Luigi
5 3 (0.69%) Ethereum
5 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.23%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.23%) nginx
6 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (5.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (1.84%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Distributed Ledger
1 3 (0.69%) R3 Corda
2 2 (0.46%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 74 (17.05%) AWS
2 58 (13.36%) Azure
3 29 (6.68%) GCP
4 19 (4.38%) SaaS
4 19 (4.38%) Serverless
5 11 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (2.30%) AWS Fargate
6 10 (2.30%) AWS Lambda
7 9 (2.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 8 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (1.61%) PaaS
10 6 (1.38%) Amazon ECS
10 6 (1.38%) Amazon EKS
10 6 (1.38%) GitHub
10 6 (1.38%) IaaS
10 6 (1.38%) Microsoft 365
10 6 (1.38%) Power Platform
11 4 (0.92%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.69%) FinancialForce
12 3 (0.69%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.76%) HTTP
2 11 (2.53%) SSH
3 10 (2.30%) DNS
3 10 (2.30%) Firewall
4 8 (1.84%) DHCP
5 5 (1.15%) BGP
5 5 (1.15%) HSRP
5 5 (1.15%) Network Security
5 5 (1.15%) OSPF
6 3 (0.69%) Internet
6 3 (0.69%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (0.69%) VPN
7 2 (0.46%) CHAP
7 2 (0.46%) EIGRP
7 2 (0.46%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.46%) MGCP
7 2 (0.46%) SNMP
7 2 (0.46%) SSL
7 2 (0.46%) TACACS
7 2 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 30 (6.91%) Relational Database
4 22 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (4.61%) Tableau
6 19 (4.38%) MongoDB
7 18 (4.15%) Amazon RDS
8 15 (3.46%) MySQL
9 14 (3.23%) Cosmos DB
10 13 (3.00%) Big Data
11 12 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (2.76%) Redis
12 11 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (1.38%) Power BI
16 5 (1.15%) BigQuery
16 5 (1.15%) RDBMS
17 4 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 38 (8.76%) Git (software)
2 31 (7.14%) JIRA
3 23 (5.30%) Jenkins
4 16 (3.69%) Cypress.io
5 14 (3.23%) Subversion
6 6 (1.38%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.38%) Selenium
7 4 (0.92%) Artifactory
7 4 (0.92%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.92%) Postman
7 4 (0.92%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.69%) GitLab
8 3 (0.69%) Maven
8 3 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.46%) Flyway
9 2 (0.46%) Liquibase
9 2 (0.46%) REST Assured
9 2 (0.46%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.46%) SpecFlow
General
1 434 (100.00%) Finance
2 86 (19.82%) Banking
3 31 (7.14%) Front Office
3 31 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 31 (7.14%) Legal
4 29 (6.68%) Marketing
5 16 (3.69%) Back Office
6 11 (2.53%) Law
6 11 (2.53%) Retail
7 9 (2.07%) Billing
7 9 (2.07%) Publishing
8 6 (1.38%) Mandarin Language
9 5 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.92%) Advertising
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.23%) International Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.23%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 115 (26.50%) Developer
2 66 (15.21%) Analyst
3 38 (8.76%) Software Engineer
4 36 (8.29%) Java Developer
5 31 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 23 (5.30%) Full Stack Developer
7 19 (4.38%) Applications Support
7 19 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
7 19 (4.38%) Senior Software Engineer
8 17 (3.92%) C++ Developer
8 17 (3.92%) Support Analyst
9 16 (3.69%) .NET Developer
9 16 (3.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 15 (3.46%) Applications Support Analyst
10 15 (3.46%) Java Engineer
10 15 (3.46%) Product Owner
11 14 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
11 14 (3.23%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
12 13 (3.00%) Java Software Engineer
12 13 (3.00%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (11.29%) .NET
2 47 (10.83%) Web Services
3 45 (10.37%) Spring
4 42 (9.68%) AngularJS
5 40 (9.22%) React
6 29 (6.68%) REST
7 26 (5.99%) HTML
7 26 (5.99%) RESTful
8 25 (5.76%) CSS
9 18 (4.15%) HTML5
9 18 (4.15%) Kafka
10 17 (3.92%) .NET Core
11 15 (3.46%) ASP.NET
11 15 (3.46%) Middleware
11 15 (3.46%) Natural Language Processing
12 14 (3.23%) Node.js
13 13 (3.00%) Redux
14 12 (2.76%) SOAP
15 10 (2.30%) KnockoutJS
15 10 (2.30%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 86 (19.82%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.99%) Hedge funds
3 22 (5.07%) Fixed Income
3 22 (5.07%) User Experience
4 21 (4.84%) Market Risk
4 21 (4.84%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (4.61%) Cloud Native
6 15 (3.46%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (2.53%) Virtual Team
8 10 (2.30%) Analytical Mindset
8 10 (2.30%) Blog
8 10 (2.30%) Derivative
8 10 (2.30%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.30%) SWIFT
9 9 (2.07%) Credit Risk
9 9 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.84%) CMDB
11 7 (1.61%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.61%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.61%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 55 (12.67%) Windows
2 41 (9.45%) Linux
3 30 (6.91%) Unix
4 13 (3.00%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.84%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.92%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.69%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.46%) AIX
9 2 (0.46%) Android
9 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (23.50%) Fintech
3 84 (19.35%) Software Engineering
4 67 (15.44%) Problem-Solving
5 59 (13.59%) Analytics
6 53 (12.21%) DevOps
7 52 (11.98%) Scrum
7 52 (11.98%) TDD
8 45 (10.37%) Microservices
9 44 (10.14%) BDD
10 38 (8.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 32 (7.37%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (6.91%) Continuous Deployment
12 30 (6.91%) Mathematics
13 28 (6.45%) Test Automation
14 25 (5.76%) Infrastructure as Code
15 24 (5.53%) Coaching
16 23 (5.30%) Business Analysis
17 22 (5.07%) Computer Science
17 22 (5.07%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (26.04%) SQL
2 88 (20.28%) Java
3 80 (18.43%) Python
4 57 (13.13%) JavaScript
5 53 (12.21%) C#
6 49 (11.29%) TypeScript
7 27 (6.22%) C++
8 24 (5.53%) PowerShell
9 15 (3.46%) Bash Shell
10 13 (3.00%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.30%) Go
12 7 (1.61%) Java 8
12 7 (1.61%) Perl
13 6 (1.38%) Kotlin
14 5 (1.15%) C
15 3 (0.69%) R
15 3 (0.69%) VBA
16 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.46%) Ruby
16 2 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (13.13%) Degree
2 14 (3.23%) Numerate Degree
3 12 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (2.53%) CCNP
5 10 (2.30%) CISSP
5 10 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.61%) CISA
6 7 (1.61%) MCSE
6 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (1.61%) PhD
7 5 (1.15%) CCNA
7 5 (1.15%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.15%) PMP
8 4 (0.92%) CRISC
8 4 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.69%) CISM
9 3 (0.69%) MCITP
9 3 (0.69%) MCSA
9 3 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.46%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.06%) QA
2 14 (3.23%) GDPR
3 7 (1.61%) MiFID
4 6 (1.38%) EMIR
5 5 (1.15%) COBIT
5 5 (1.15%) SEPA
6 4 (0.92%) PMO
6 4 (0.92%) PSD2
7 3 (0.69%) Basel II
7 3 (0.69%) NIST
8 2 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.46%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.46%) SLA
8 2 (0.46%) SOC 2
9 1 (0.23%) IFRS
9 1 (0.23%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 34 (7.83%) Docker
2 20 (4.61%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.38%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.38%) vSphere
5 3 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.69%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 35 (8.06%) Kubernetes
2 27 (6.22%) Terraform
3 19 (4.38%) Ansible
4 11 (2.53%) Prometheus
5 9 (2.07%) Puppet
6 5 (1.15%) Grafana
6 5 (1.15%) SCCM
7 4 (0.92%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.92%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.92%) Istio
7 4 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.69%) Control-M
8 3 (0.69%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.69%) Nagios
9 2 (0.46%) Graphite
10 1 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.23%) Salt
10 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (7.60%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.38%) Google
3 15 (3.46%) Oracle
4 14 (3.23%) VMware
5 11 (2.53%) Cisco
6 10 (2.30%) FNZ
7 9 (2.07%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (2.07%) Solace
8 7 (1.61%) AppDynamics
9 5 (1.15%) Sybase
10 4 (0.92%) Apple
10 4 (0.92%) Calypso
10 4 (0.92%) Capita
10 4 (0.92%) GL TRADE
10 4 (0.92%) HP
10 4 (0.92%) Murex
10 4 (0.92%) Veeam
11 3 (0.69%) Dynatrace
11 3 (0.69%) F5