Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Institution
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 402 375 440
Rank change year-on-year -27 +65 -79
Permanent jobs citing Financial Institution 1,198 1,503 1,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.75% 0.84% 0.70%
As % of the General category 1.88% 1.92% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 793 890 1,064
UK median annual salary £67,500 £64,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +12.17% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £102,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,750 £52,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -12.02% +9.47% +11.76%

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 63,669 78,349 79,350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.91% 43.68% 42.61%
Number of salaries quoted 48,915 57,704 64,431
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 2018.

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 12 December 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 -25 1,132 £70,000 +7.69% 115
London -10 997 £70,000 - 76
UK excluding London -66 186 £45,750 -12.02% 51
North of England -7 59 £45,000 -10.00% 23
South East -85 43 £67,500 +27.36% 7
Scotland +3 41 £45,500 +32.85% 9
Yorkshire +60 35 £47,000 -17.54% 13
Midlands +29 25 £45,000 -18.18% 3
North West -27 24 £45,000 -4.26% 10
West Midlands +25 21 £45,000 -18.18% 2
South West +26 5 £32,500 -27.78% 1
Wales -9 5 £34,000 -15.00% 3
East Midlands +13 4 £45,000 - 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £45,000 -
East of England +22 3 £50,000 -13.04% 5
Channel Islands - 1 £29,500 -

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 1,198 (100.00%) Finance
2 570 (47.58%) Banking
3 407 (33.97%) Java
4 389 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
5 329 (27.46%) Investment Banking
6 325 (27.13%) Problem-Solving
7 288 (24.04%) Degree
8 280 (23.37%) Big Data
9 277 (23.12%) SQL
10 254 (21.20%) Risk Management
11 250 (20.87%) Low Latency
12 243 (20.28%) Investment Management
13 238 (19.87%) Analytical Skills
14 236 (19.70%) Strategic Thinking
15 232 (19.37%) Innovative Thinking
16 227 (18.95%) Cyberthreat
17 192 (16.03%) Computer Science
17 192 (16.03%) Python
18 186 (15.53%) JavaScript
19 173 (14.44%) .NET
20 166 (13.86%) Linux
20 166 (13.86%) DevOps
21 158 (13.19%) SDLC
22 152 (12.69%) C#
23 138 (11.52%) AngularJS
24 135 (11.27%) Microsoft
25 131 (10.93%) OO
25 131 (10.93%) Amazon AWS
26 128 (10.68%) TDD
27 122 (10.18%) Spring

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 39 (3.26%) Apache Spark
2 26 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 24 (2.00%) JBoss
4 21 (1.75%) Anypoint
4 21 (1.75%) Apache
5 19 (1.59%) MS Exchange
6 16 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
7 13 (1.09%) Confluence
8 12 (1.00%) WebSphere
9 11 (0.92%) SAS
10 9 (0.75%) CMS
11 7 (0.58%) Mule
11 7 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (0.58%) Skype for Business
12 6 (0.50%) Hyperledger
12 6 (0.50%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.42%) Jetty
14 4 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.33%) Ethereum
Applications
1 71 (5.93%) Microsoft Office
2 65 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
4 19 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.083%) InDesign
7 1 (0.083%) InVision
7 1 (0.083%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.083%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.083%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 15 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.83%) Distributed Ledger
3 7 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.58%) VisionPLUS
4 3 (0.25%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.17%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 2 (0.17%) Global One
5 2 (0.17%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.083%) Actimize
6 1 (0.083%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.083%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.083%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.083%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 131 (10.93%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (8.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (1.84%) GitHub
4 21 (1.75%) SaaS
5 17 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (1.42%) PaaS
6 13 (1.09%) IaaS
7 11 (0.92%) OpenShift
8 7 (0.58%) Apigee
9 6 (0.50%) Basecamp
10 5 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.42%) npm
11 4 (0.33%) Office 365
12 2 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.083%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.083%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.083%) BlazeMeter
13 1 (0.083%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.083%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.083%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 90 (7.51%) Firewall
2 31 (2.59%) TCP/IP
3 23 (1.92%) WAN
4 22 (1.84%) Internet
4 22 (1.84%) LAN
5 16 (1.34%) BGP
5 16 (1.34%) OSPF
6 15 (1.25%) Network Security
7 14 (1.17%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (1.17%) DNS
8 13 (1.09%) VPN
9 10 (0.83%) NX-OS
10 8 (0.67%) Structured Cabling
10 8 (0.67%) VLAN
11 7 (0.58%) DHCP
12 6 (0.50%) Ethernet
12 6 (0.50%) NetScaler
12 6 (0.50%) Skype
12 6 (0.50%) Wireless
13 5 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (23.37%) Big Data
2 109 (9.10%) Relational Database
3 93 (7.76%) SQL Server
4 73 (6.09%) NoSQL
5 51 (4.26%) Blockchain
6 49 (4.09%) MongoDB
7 46 (3.84%) RDBMS
8 41 (3.42%) Hadoop
9 38 (3.17%) DB2
10 29 (2.42%) MySQL
11 25 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
11 25 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (1.42%) Power BI
13 14 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (1.17%) Oracle Database
14 13 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
15 12 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 11 (0.92%) Apache Hive
16 11 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 105 (8.76%) Jenkins
2 98 (8.18%) Maven
3 54 (4.51%) Gradle
4 49 (4.09%) Ant
5 48 (4.01%) Visual Studio Team System
6 46 (3.84%) JIRA
7 45 (3.76%) Git (software)
8 41 (3.42%) JUnit
9 26 (2.17%) Cucumber
10 19 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (1.17%) Selenium
11 14 (1.17%) Subversion
11 14 (1.17%) TeamCity
12 12 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (0.92%) Bitbucket
14 8 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
15 7 (0.58%) SpecFlow
16 6 (0.50%) FitNesse
16 6 (0.50%) MSBuild
16 6 (0.50%) NUnit
General
1 1,198 (100.00%) Finance
2 570 (47.58%) Banking
3 329 (27.46%) Investment Banking
4 109 (9.10%) Front Office
5 52 (4.34%) Law
6 44 (3.67%) Retail
7 39 (3.26%) Back Office
8 36 (3.01%) Marketing
9 35 (2.92%) Legal
10 20 (1.67%) Retail Banking
11 19 (1.59%) Publishing
12 16 (1.34%) French Language
12 16 (1.34%) German Language
13 14 (1.17%) Corporate Banking
14 7 (0.58%) Advertising
14 7 (0.58%) Telecoms
15 6 (0.50%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.42%) Games
17 4 (0.33%) Electronics
18 3 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 393 (32.80%) Developer
2 151 (12.60%) Java Developer
3 149 (12.44%) Analyst
4 70 (5.84%) Consultant
5 64 (5.34%) DevOps Engineer
6 59 (4.92%) Architect
7 57 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 48 (4.01%) C# Developer
8 48 (4.01%) Software Engineer
9 45 (3.76%) Project Manager
10 35 (2.92%) Cloud Engineer
11 32 (2.67%) Platform Engineer
11 32 (2.67%) Senior Developer
12 31 (2.59%) SQL Developer
13 26 (2.17%) Service Analyst
13 26 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
14 24 (2.00%) Senior Analyst
15 23 (1.92%) .NET Developer
15 23 (1.92%) Junior
16 22 (1.84%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (14.44%) .NET
2 138 (11.52%) AngularJS
3 122 (10.18%) Spring
4 111 (9.27%) HTML
5 86 (7.18%) CSS
6 81 (6.76%) Web Services
7 79 (6.59%) React
8 60 (5.01%) RESTful
9 52 (4.34%) XML
10 49 (4.09%) Spring Boot
11 46 (3.84%) Kafka
12 45 (3.76%) Hibernate
13 42 (3.51%) HTML5
13 42 (3.51%) REST
14 35 (2.92%) jQuery
15 31 (2.59%) J2EE
16 29 (2.42%) Middleware
17 28 (2.34%) JMS
18 26 (2.17%) .NET Framework
19 24 (2.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 238 (19.87%) Analytical Skills
2 227 (18.95%) Cyberthreat
3 119 (9.93%) Fintech
4 89 (7.43%) Hedge funds
5 87 (7.26%) Fixed Income
6 78 (6.51%) Data Centre
7 67 (5.59%) Equities
8 66 (5.51%) Management Information System
9 60 (5.01%) Self-Motivation
10 59 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
11 58 (4.84%) User Experience
12 55 (4.59%) Algorithms
13 47 (3.92%) Data Structures
14 41 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
15 36 (3.01%) Derivative
16 30 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 30 (2.50%) SWIFT
17 19 (1.59%) Virtual Team
18 17 (1.42%) Mobile App
18 17 (1.42%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 166 (13.86%) Linux
2 105 (8.76%) Windows
3 101 (8.43%) Unix
4 24 (2.00%) Windows Server
5 20 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.92%) CentOS
9 7 (0.58%) Solaris
9 7 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.50%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.50%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.42%) AIX
11 5 (0.42%) Android
11 5 (0.42%) HPUX
11 5 (0.42%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.33%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.25%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.083%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.083%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 389 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (27.13%) Problem-Solving
3 254 (21.20%) Risk Management
4 250 (20.87%) Low Latency
5 243 (20.28%) Investment Management
6 236 (19.70%) Strategic Thinking
7 232 (19.37%) Innovative Thinking
8 192 (16.03%) Computer Science
9 166 (13.86%) DevOps
10 158 (13.19%) SDLC
11 131 (10.93%) OO
12 128 (10.68%) TDD
13 108 (9.02%) Software Engineering
14 105 (8.76%) Analytics
15 103 (8.60%) Project Management
16 99 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
17 98 (8.18%) Test Automation
18 81 (6.76%) Open Source
19 79 (6.59%) Microservices
20 74 (6.18%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 407 (33.97%) Java
2 277 (23.12%) SQL
3 192 (16.03%) Python
4 186 (15.53%) JavaScript
5 152 (12.69%) C#
6 110 (9.18%) C++
7 88 (7.35%) Bash Shell
8 61 (5.09%) Ruby
9 52 (4.34%) Perl
10 47 (3.92%) C
11 45 (3.76%) Java 8
12 35 (2.92%) PowerShell
13 34 (2.84%) Scala
14 33 (2.75%) Shell Script
15 21 (1.75%) T-SQL
16 17 (1.42%) VB.NET
16 17 (1.42%) VBA
17 16 (1.34%) Korn
18 14 (1.17%) Go
18 14 (1.17%) R
Qualifications
1 288 (24.04%) Degree
2 109 (9.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (3.34%) Master's Degree
4 33 (2.75%) Security Cleared
5 31 (2.59%) SC Cleared
6 25 (2.09%) CISSP
7 20 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (1.42%) CCNP
9 13 (1.09%) PMI Certification
10 12 (1.00%) CEH
11 11 (0.92%) CCIE
11 11 (0.92%) MOS
12 10 (0.83%) CISM
12 10 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (0.75%) MCSE
13 9 (0.75%) PMP
14 8 (0.67%) A+ Certification
14 8 (0.67%) CCSA
14 8 (0.67%) CCSE
15 7 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.18%) QA
2 32 (2.67%) SEPA
3 25 (2.09%) GDPR
4 24 (2.00%) IFRS
5 23 (1.92%) FATCA
6 22 (1.84%) Dodd-Frank
6 22 (1.84%) PMO
6 22 (1.84%) Solvency II
7 19 (1.59%) IFRS 9
8 18 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 17 (1.42%) ISO 20022
10 7 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 6 (0.50%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.50%) PSD2
11 6 (0.50%) SLA
12 5 (0.42%) MiFID
12 5 (0.42%) PA-DSS
12 5 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
13 2 (0.17%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 100 (8.35%) Docker
2 70 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 32 (2.67%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.33%) HDFS
6 4 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.33%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.17%) XenApp
8 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.083%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.083%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.083%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 89 (7.43%) Ansible
2 83 (6.93%) Puppet
3 40 (3.34%) Kubernetes
4 26 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (1.25%) SCCM
6 6 (0.50%) Terraform
7 5 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.33%) CFEngine
8 4 (0.33%) Kibana
8 4 (0.33%) Mesos
8 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (0.33%) Salt
8 4 (0.33%) WSUS
9 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.25%) SCOM
10 2 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.17%) Consul
10 2 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.17%) linkerd
11 1 (0.083%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 135 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 94 (7.85%) Oracle
3 76 (6.34%) VMware
4 62 (5.18%) Sybase
5 27 (2.25%) Cisco
6 22 (1.84%) Cognizant
7 21 (1.75%) Red Hat
7 21 (1.75%) Splunk
8 20 (1.67%) Adobe
8 20 (1.67%) MuleSoft
9 17 (1.42%) Citrix
10 15 (1.25%) Avaloq
11 14 (1.17%) AppDynamics
11 14 (1.17%) TIBCO
12 12 (1.00%) Tableau
13 11 (0.92%) F5
14 10 (0.83%) Google
15 9 (0.75%) CheckPoint
15 9 (0.75%) IBM
16 8 (0.67%) Salesforce.com