Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Institution
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 447 404 422
Rank change year-on-year -43 +18 -21
Permanent jobs citing Financial Institution 983 1,332 1,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.76% 0.72%
As % of the General category 1.67% 1.80% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 790 860 978
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £98,875 £102,500 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +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 58,835 73,830 72,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.83% 42.05% 42.00%
Number of salaries quoted 44,902 57,169 58,680
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +1.15%

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 -62 909 £70,000 +7.69% 173
London -38 791 £72,500 +3.57% 113
UK excluding London -7 174 £45,000 -18.18% 64
Scotland +35 54 £50,000 - 3
North of England +48 52 £42,500 -15.00% 33
Midlands +33 33 £45,000 -18.18% 3
North West +31 27 £45,000 +13.21% 7
West Midlands +26 26 £49,500 -10.00% 2
Yorkshire +48 25 £40,000 -27.27% 22
South East -60 23 £67,500 +22.73% 13
East of England +44 7 £37,500 -40.00% 7
East Midlands +21 7 £45,000 -21.74% 1
Wales +8 3 £46,250 +19.35% 1
South West +13 2 £58,000 +28.89% 4

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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.

1 983 (100.00%) Finance
2 355 (36.11%) Banking
3 347 (35.30%) Agile Software Development
4 219 (22.28%) Java
5 212 (21.57%) SQL
5 212 (21.57%) Degree
6 187 (19.02%) DevOps
7 180 (18.31%) .NET
8 159 (16.17%) Python
9 155 (15.77%) Amazon AWS
10 149 (15.16%) Computer Science
11 132 (13.43%) Jenkins
12 128 (13.02%) Docker
13 122 (12.41%) Microsoft
14 121 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
14 121 (12.31%) Fintech
15 119 (12.11%) Ansible
16 115 (11.70%) C#
17 112 (11.39%) Firewall
18 105 (10.68%) Windows
18 105 (10.68%) Linux
19 102 (10.38%) VMware
20 101 (10.27%) Puppet
21 99 (10.07%) Maven
22 98 (9.97%) VMware Infrastructure
23 96 (9.77%) Bash Shell
23 96 (9.77%) Enterprise Software
23 96 (9.77%) SQL Server
24 94 (9.56%) TDD
25 93 (9.46%) Configuration 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 20 (2.03%) Apache Spark
2 15 (1.53%) JBoss
2 15 (1.53%) MS Exchange
3 14 (1.42%) WebSphere
4 13 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 12 (1.22%) Apache
5 12 (1.22%) Hyperledger
6 11 (1.12%) Confluence
6 11 (1.12%) WebLogic
7 10 (1.02%) Anypoint
8 8 (0.81%) Ethereum
8 8 (0.81%) SharePoint
9 7 (0.71%) Mule
10 6 (0.61%) SAS
11 5 (0.51%) nginx
11 5 (0.51%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.41%) CMS
12 4 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
12 4 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 68 (6.92%) Microsoft Office
2 65 (6.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.93%) Microsoft Project
4 18 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.20%) InVision
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.10%) InDesign
8 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.10%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 14 (1.42%) Distributed Ledger
2 12 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.41%) VisionPLUS
5 3 (0.31%) Workfront
6 2 (0.20%) Global One
6 2 (0.20%) R3 Corda
6 2 (0.20%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.20%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 155 (15.77%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.73%) Apigee
4 13 (1.32%) SaaS
5 11 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.81%) GitHub
7 8 (0.81%) OpenShift
8 6 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.51%) Basecamp
9 5 (0.51%) Office 365
10 4 (0.41%) PaaS
11 3 (0.31%) IaaS
12 2 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.10%) Apcera
13 1 (0.10%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.10%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 112 (11.39%) Firewall
2 28 (2.85%) WAN
3 26 (2.64%) LAN
4 23 (2.34%) TCP/IP
5 19 (1.93%) Internet
6 15 (1.53%) VPN
7 11 (1.12%) BGP
7 11 (1.12%) OSPF
8 9 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
9 8 (0.81%) VLAN
10 7 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (0.61%) Network Security
11 6 (0.61%) NX-OS
11 6 (0.61%) Structured Cabling
12 5 (0.51%) DNS
13 4 (0.41%) InfiniBand
13 4 (0.41%) Intranet
13 4 (0.41%) Skype
13 4 (0.41%) Wireless
14 3 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 76 (7.73%) Relational Database
3 52 (5.29%) Big Data
4 44 (4.48%) Blockchain
5 34 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 31 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (3.05%) NoSQL
8 28 (2.85%) RDBMS
9 26 (2.64%) Power BI
10 25 (2.54%) MySQL
11 21 (2.14%) Hadoop
12 19 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (1.22%) Oracle Database
13 12 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
14 11 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
14 11 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
15 9 (0.92%) MongoDB
16 8 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 132 (13.43%) Jenkins
2 99 (10.07%) Maven
3 77 (7.83%) Gradle
3 77 (7.83%) Visual Studio Team System
4 75 (7.63%) Ant
5 50 (5.09%) Git (software)
6 34 (3.46%) JIRA
7 19 (1.93%) JUnit
8 18 (1.83%) Cucumber
9 14 (1.42%) TeamCity
10 13 (1.32%) Selenium
11 8 (0.81%) Bitbucket
11 8 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (0.81%) Travis CI
12 7 (0.71%) SpecFlow
12 7 (0.71%) Vagrant
13 6 (0.61%) NUnit
14 5 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (0.41%) WebDriver
16 3 (0.31%) GitLab
General
1 983 (100.00%) Finance
2 355 (36.11%) Banking
3 87 (8.85%) Investment Banking
4 77 (7.83%) Front Office
5 47 (4.78%) Law
6 35 (3.56%) French Language
6 35 (3.56%) German Language
7 33 (3.36%) Marketing
8 31 (3.15%) Retail
9 29 (2.95%) Back Office
9 29 (2.95%) Legal
10 16 (1.63%) Retail Banking
11 15 (1.53%) Publishing
12 11 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
13 7 (0.71%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.51%) Games
15 4 (0.41%) Advertising
16 2 (0.20%) Italian Language
16 2 (0.20%) Retail Finance
16 2 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 265 (26.96%) Developer
2 145 (14.75%) Analyst
3 98 (9.97%) Java Developer
4 87 (8.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 71 (7.22%) Consultant
6 54 (5.49%) Project Manager
7 51 (5.19%) Business Analyst
8 48 (4.88%) AWS Engineer
9 46 (4.68%) SQL Developer
10 45 (4.58%) C# Developer
11 44 (4.48%) Architect
12 42 (4.27%) AWS DevOps
13 41 (4.17%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 39 (3.97%) Cloud Engineer
15 29 (2.95%) Financial Analyst
16 26 (2.64%) Junior
17 25 (2.54%) IT Consultant
17 25 (2.54%) Kubernetes Engineer
18 24 (2.44%) Automation Engineer
18 24 (2.44%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (18.31%) .NET
2 75 (7.63%) Spring
3 63 (6.41%) AngularJS
4 46 (4.68%) HTML
5 43 (4.37%) CSS
6 40 (4.07%) J2EE
6 40 (4.07%) Web Services
7 32 (3.26%) .NET Framework
7 32 (3.26%) XML
8 30 (3.05%) React
9 28 (2.85%) WPF
10 27 (2.75%) Middleware
11 25 (2.54%) REST
12 24 (2.44%) SOAP
13 23 (2.34%) RESTful
13 23 (2.34%) WCF
14 22 (2.24%) Spring Boot
15 21 (2.14%) Hibernate
16 18 (1.83%) Java EE
17 15 (1.53%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 121 (12.31%) Fintech
2 96 (9.77%) Enterprise Software
3 91 (9.26%) Data Centre
4 77 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
5 62 (6.31%) Hedge funds
6 47 (4.78%) Management Information System
7 43 (4.37%) Fixed Income
8 34 (3.46%) Greenfield Project
9 29 (2.95%) User Experience
10 26 (2.64%) Equities
11 24 (2.44%) SWIFT
12 20 (2.03%) Derivative
12 20 (2.03%) Robotics
13 17 (1.73%) Data Structures
14 16 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
15 14 (1.42%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 14 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 14 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
15 14 (1.42%) Social Media
16 13 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 105 (10.68%) Linux
1 105 (10.68%) Windows
2 53 (5.39%) Unix
3 22 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (2.03%) Windows Server
5 19 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (1.63%) CentOS
7 12 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.81%) Debian
9 8 (0.81%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.71%) AIX
10 7 (0.71%) HPUX
10 7 (0.71%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.71%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.61%) Solaris
12 5 (0.51%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.51%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.41%) Android
14 1 (0.10%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (35.30%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (19.02%) DevOps
3 149 (15.16%) Computer Science
4 94 (9.56%) TDD
5 93 (9.46%) Configuration Management
6 84 (8.55%) Security Testing
7 79 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 78 (7.93%) Kalman Filter
9 75 (7.63%) Artefact Management
9 75 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
10 73 (7.43%) Project Management
11 72 (7.32%) SDLC
12 70 (7.12%) Test Automation
13 69 (7.02%) Analytics
14 56 (5.70%) Cybersecurity
15 54 (5.49%) Asset Management
16 53 (5.39%) OO
17 52 (5.29%) Microservices
17 52 (5.29%) Scrum
18 51 (5.19%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 219 (22.28%) Java
2 212 (21.57%) SQL
3 159 (16.17%) Python
4 115 (11.70%) C#
5 96 (9.77%) Bash Shell
6 85 (8.65%) Ruby
7 83 (8.44%) JavaScript
8 37 (3.76%) C++
9 34 (3.46%) Java 8
10 24 (2.44%) T-SQL
11 23 (2.34%) C
12 22 (2.24%) VBA
13 20 (2.03%) Perl
13 20 (2.03%) PowerShell
14 17 (1.73%) Scala
15 14 (1.42%) Shell Script
16 13 (1.32%) R
16 13 (1.32%) VB.NET
17 12 (1.22%) Go
18 8 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 212 (21.57%) Degree
2 67 (6.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (2.85%) CISSP
4 23 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 23 (2.34%) Security Cleared
5 17 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (1.63%) CCNP
7 15 (1.53%) CEH
7 15 (1.53%) Master's Degree
8 13 (1.32%) CCIE
8 13 (1.32%) MCSE
8 13 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (1.32%) PMI Certification
9 12 (1.22%) CISA
9 12 (1.22%) MOS
10 11 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (1.02%) CISM
12 9 (0.92%) A+ Certification
12 9 (0.92%) CCSA
12 9 (0.92%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.49%) QA
2 27 (2.75%) SEPA
3 20 (2.03%) GDPR
4 19 (1.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (1.73%) IFRS
6 15 (1.53%) Dodd-Frank
6 15 (1.53%) FATCA
6 15 (1.53%) ISO 20022
6 15 (1.53%) PMO
6 15 (1.53%) Solvency II
7 11 (1.12%) IFRS 9
8 8 (0.81%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.81%) Web Application Security Consortium
9 6 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.51%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.41%) SLA
12 3 (0.31%) PA-DSS
12 3 (0.31%) PSD2
13 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
14 1 (0.10%) COBIT
System Software
1 128 (13.02%) Docker
2 98 (9.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (7.93%) Hyper-V
4 24 (2.44%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.61%) XenApp
6 4 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.31%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.20%) HDFS
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 119 (12.11%) Ansible
2 101 (10.27%) Puppet
3 52 (5.29%) Kubernetes
4 24 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (1.42%) SCCM
6 12 (1.22%) Terraform
7 8 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (0.71%) Control-M
8 7 (0.71%) Nagios
8 7 (0.71%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.61%) linkerd
10 5 (0.51%) Consul
10 5 (0.51%) SCOM
11 4 (0.41%) Red Hat Satellite
12 3 (0.31%) Mesos
12 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.31%) WSUS
13 2 (0.20%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.20%) Grafana
13 2 (0.20%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 122 (12.41%) Microsoft
2 102 (10.38%) VMware
3 89 (9.05%) Oracle
4 32 (3.26%) Avaloq
5 30 (3.05%) Adobe
6 27 (2.75%) Red Hat
7 24 (2.44%) Cognizant
8 23 (2.34%) Cisco
9 18 (1.83%) TIBCO
10 17 (1.73%) Google
11 16 (1.63%) Citrix
12 12 (1.22%) CheckPoint
13 9 (0.92%) F5
13 9 (0.92%) MuleSoft
13 9 (0.92%) Palo Alto
14 8 (0.81%) Splunk
14 8 (0.81%) Sun
15 7 (0.71%) AppDynamics
15 7 (0.71%) HP
15 7 (0.71%) Tableau