Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Institution
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 310 363 442
Rank change year-on-year +53 +79 -72
Permanent jobs citing Financial Institution 1,772 1,575 1,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.08% 0.91% 0.69%
As % of the General category 2.63% 2.06% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 798 925 1,082
UK median annual salary £65,000 £64,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.78% +12.17% +1.77%
10th Percentile £37,125 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,375 £98,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.00% +5.26% +13.10%

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 67,433 76,532 82,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.97% 44.03% 43.10%
Number of salaries quoted 51,939 55,633 67,055
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,750
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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +50 1,701 £67,500 +3.85% 114
London +61 1,527 £70,000 +3.70% 69
UK excluding London -87 232 £45,500 -9.00% 55
South East -63 72 £55,000 +10.00% 10
North of England +3 66 £47,250 -7.80% 21
Yorkshire +67 47 £47,000 -18.26% 8
Scotland -2 42 £45,500 +13.75% 7
Midlands +8 21 £42,500 -22.73% 10
West Midlands +24 19 £42,500 -22.73% 8
North West -50 19 £50,000 - 12
South West 0 9 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Northern Ireland - 7 £45,000 -
East of England +7 6 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Wales -14 6 £34,000 -32.00% 3
Channel Islands - 3 £29,500 -
East Midlands -12 2 £46,250 - 2

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 1,772 (100.00%) Finance
2 1,110 (62.64%) Banking
3 897 (50.62%) Problem-Solving
4 881 (49.72%) Investment Banking
5 857 (48.36%) Java
6 829 (46.78%) Big Data
7 827 (46.67%) Investment Management
8 821 (46.33%) Low Latency
9 791 (44.64%) Strategic Thinking
10 789 (44.53%) Innovative Thinking
11 785 (44.30%) Risk Management
12 784 (44.24%) Cyberthreat
13 572 (32.28%) Analytical Skills
14 536 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
15 497 (28.05%) Degree
16 463 (26.13%) SQL
17 431 (24.32%) JavaScript
18 343 (19.36%) Python
19 336 (18.96%) OO
19 336 (18.96%) Computer Science
20 334 (18.85%) SDLC
21 315 (17.78%) AngularJS
22 289 (16.31%) Linux
23 281 (15.86%) C#
24 265 (14.95%) C++
25 255 (14.39%) TDD
26 230 (12.98%) .NET
27 217 (12.25%) HTML
27 217 (12.25%) Relational Database
28 215 (12.13%) 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 83 (4.68%) Apache Spark
2 53 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
3 47 (2.65%) SharePoint
4 39 (2.20%) Apache
5 34 (1.92%) JBoss
6 21 (1.19%) Tomcat
7 19 (1.07%) MS Exchange
8 18 (1.02%) Anypoint
9 17 (0.96%) Confluence
10 16 (0.90%) CMS
11 14 (0.79%) WebSphere
12 13 (0.73%) Cloud Foundry
13 11 (0.62%) SAS
14 9 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.40%) Jetty
16 6 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 6 (0.34%) GemFire
16 6 (0.34%) Skype for Business
16 6 (0.34%) WebLogic
17 4 (0.23%) Mule
Applications
1 68 (3.84%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (3.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.34%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.11%) InVision
8 2 (0.11%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.056%) InDesign
9 1 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.056%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 19 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.40%) VisionPLUS
3 6 (0.34%) Sentinel
4 5 (0.28%) Actimize
4 5 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.11%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 2 (0.11%) Finacle
5 2 (0.11%) Global One
5 2 (0.11%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.11%) Workfront
6 1 (0.056%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.056%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.056%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.056%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.056%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
Cloud Services
1 139 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.58%) GitHub
3 28 (1.58%) SaaS
4 26 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (1.35%) PaaS
6 16 (0.90%) IaaS
7 11 (0.62%) npm
8 10 (0.56%) OpenShift
9 8 (0.45%) Office 365
10 6 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.056%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.056%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.056%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.056%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.056%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.056%) NuGet
13 1 (0.056%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 82 (4.63%) Firewall
2 48 (2.71%) TCP/IP
3 41 (2.31%) WAN
4 40 (2.26%) LAN
5 33 (1.86%) DNS
6 31 (1.75%) Internet
7 28 (1.58%) BGP
7 28 (1.58%) OSPF
8 26 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
9 21 (1.19%) DHCP
9 21 (1.19%) Network Security
10 19 (1.07%) NX-OS
11 17 (0.96%) NetScaler
12 15 (0.85%) VPN
13 14 (0.79%) Ethernet
14 13 (0.73%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (0.73%) MPLS
14 13 (0.73%) SNMP
14 13 (0.73%) VLAN
15 12 (0.68%) Quagga
Database & Business Intelligence
1 829 (46.78%) Big Data
2 217 (12.25%) Relational Database
3 158 (8.92%) NoSQL
4 157 (8.86%) MongoDB
5 119 (6.72%) DB2
6 97 (5.47%) SQL Server
7 88 (4.97%) RDBMS
8 78 (4.40%) Blockchain
9 61 (3.44%) Hadoop
10 36 (2.03%) MySQL
11 34 (1.92%) Data Lake
12 29 (1.64%) MemSQL
12 29 (1.64%) Sybase ASE
13 28 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
14 24 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
15 19 (1.07%) Apache Hive
15 19 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
16 17 (0.96%) Oracle Database
17 16 (0.90%) Flink
17 16 (0.90%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 120 (6.77%) Maven
2 83 (4.68%) Jenkins
3 73 (4.12%) JUnit
4 67 (3.78%) JIRA
5 45 (2.54%) Git (software)
6 44 (2.48%) Cucumber
7 43 (2.43%) Gradle
8 37 (2.09%) Subversion
9 28 (1.58%) Ant
10 24 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 24 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
11 21 (1.19%) Selenium
12 18 (1.02%) Mockito
13 17 (0.96%) Bitbucket
14 16 (0.90%) FitNesse
15 15 (0.85%) TeamCity
16 14 (0.79%) MSBuild
17 12 (0.68%) gulp
17 12 (0.68%) IntelliJ
17 12 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1,772 (100.00%) Finance
2 1,110 (62.64%) Banking
3 881 (49.72%) Investment Banking
4 173 (9.76%) Front Office
5 57 (3.22%) Retail
6 44 (2.48%) Back Office
7 43 (2.43%) Marketing
8 40 (2.26%) Law
9 35 (1.98%) Legal
10 23 (1.30%) Retail Banking
11 19 (1.07%) Publishing
12 18 (1.02%) Multimedia
12 18 (1.02%) Telecoms
13 15 (0.85%) Electronics
14 11 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
15 9 (0.51%) Games
16 8 (0.45%) Prime Brokerage
17 6 (0.34%) Advertising
18 5 (0.28%) French Language
18 5 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 625 (35.27%) Developer
2 222 (12.53%) Java Developer
3 166 (9.37%) Analyst
4 102 (5.76%) Software Engineer
5 98 (5.53%) Platform Engineer
6 65 (3.67%) Senior Developer
7 62 (3.50%) Business Analyst
8 56 (3.16%) Consultant
9 55 (3.10%) .NET Developer
10 52 (2.93%) Architect
11 51 (2.88%) C# Developer
12 50 (2.82%) DevOps Engineer
13 45 (2.54%) Project Manager
14 42 (2.37%) Junior
15 40 (2.26%) Data Engineer
16 34 (1.92%) Cloud Engineer
17 32 (1.81%) Applications Developer
18 31 (1.75%) CRM Developer
18 31 (1.75%) JavaScript Developer
19 29 (1.64%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 315 (17.78%) AngularJS
2 230 (12.98%) .NET
3 217 (12.25%) HTML
4 206 (11.63%) Spring
5 199 (11.23%) React
6 186 (10.50%) RESTful
7 150 (8.47%) Web Services
8 130 (7.34%) CSS
9 123 (6.94%) Kafka
10 114 (6.43%) HTML5
11 88 (4.97%) REST
12 82 (4.63%) jQuery
12 82 (4.63%) Spring Boot
13 79 (4.46%) Hibernate
14 58 (3.27%) JMS
15 57 (3.22%) ASP.NET
16 55 (3.10%) XML
17 52 (2.93%) RabbitMQ
18 50 (2.82%) Akka
19 49 (2.77%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 784 (44.24%) Cyberthreat
2 572 (32.28%) Analytical Skills
3 336 (18.96%) Computer Science
4 167 (9.42%) Fixed Income
5 157 (8.86%) Algorithms
6 145 (8.18%) Fintech
7 138 (7.79%) Self-Motivation
8 131 (7.39%) Data Structures
9 123 (6.94%) Equities
10 120 (6.77%) Hedge funds
11 107 (6.04%) Management Information System
12 85 (4.80%) Data Centre
13 83 (4.68%) User Experience
14 73 (4.12%) Derivative
15 67 (3.78%) Greenfield Project
16 53 (2.99%) Analytical Mindset
16 53 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 48 (2.71%) Virtual Team
18 43 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
19 35 (1.98%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 289 (16.31%) Linux
2 215 (12.13%) Unix
3 130 (7.34%) Windows
4 31 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 27 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (0.90%) CentOS
9 14 (0.79%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.68%) Android
11 9 (0.51%) Solaris
12 8 (0.45%) AIX
12 8 (0.45%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.45%) HPUX
12 8 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.45%) Windows XP
13 7 (0.40%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.17%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.17%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.056%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 897 (50.62%) Problem-Solving
2 827 (46.67%) Investment Management
3 821 (46.33%) Low Latency
4 791 (44.64%) Strategic Thinking
5 789 (44.53%) Innovative Thinking
6 785 (44.30%) Risk Management
7 536 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
8 336 (18.96%) OO
9 334 (18.85%) SDLC
10 255 (14.39%) TDD
11 210 (11.85%) Software Engineering
12 208 (11.74%) Analytics
13 192 (10.84%) Open Source
14 161 (9.09%) Test Automation
15 154 (8.69%) DevOps
16 153 (8.63%) Project Management
17 149 (8.41%) Microservices
18 133 (7.51%) Data Modelling
19 118 (6.66%) Mathematics
20 115 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 857 (48.36%) Java
2 463 (26.13%) SQL
3 431 (24.32%) JavaScript
4 343 (19.36%) Python
5 281 (15.86%) C#
6 265 (14.95%) C++
7 129 (7.28%) Perl
8 105 (5.93%) C
9 89 (5.02%) Bash Shell
10 77 (4.35%) Scala
11 74 (4.18%) Shell Script
12 68 (3.84%) Java 8
13 67 (3.78%) PowerShell
14 44 (2.48%) Ruby
15 30 (1.69%) VB.NET
16 23 (1.30%) R
17 22 (1.24%) Erlang
18 21 (1.19%) Korn
19 20 (1.13%) Go
20 19 (1.07%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 497 (28.05%) Degree
2 169 (9.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 100 (5.64%) Master's Degree
4 26 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (1.47%) Security Cleared
5 22 (1.24%) CISSP
6 21 (1.19%) PhD
6 21 (1.19%) SC Cleared
7 20 (1.13%) CCNP
8 16 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (0.85%) CCIE
9 15 (0.85%) CISM
9 15 (0.85%) PMI Certification
10 13 (0.73%) MCSE
11 12 (0.68%) CCSA
11 12 (0.68%) CCSE
12 9 (0.51%) PMP
13 8 (0.45%) CCNA
13 8 (0.45%) MBA
13 8 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (4.63%) QA
2 29 (1.64%) SEPA
3 27 (1.52%) PMO
4 24 (1.35%) GDPR
5 23 (1.30%) FATCA
6 20 (1.13%) Dodd-Frank
6 20 (1.13%) IFRS
6 20 (1.13%) IFRS 9
6 20 (1.13%) Solvency II
7 14 (0.79%) ISO 20022
7 14 (0.79%) MiFID
8 10 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (0.45%) SLA
10 7 (0.40%) Data Quality
10 7 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 5 (0.28%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.23%) PSD2
13 3 (0.17%) PA-DSS
14 2 (0.11%) EMIR
15 1 (0.056%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 83 (4.68%) Docker
2 53 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (1.92%) Active Directory
4 31 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (0.56%) HDFS
8 9 (0.51%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 8 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.23%) XenApp
11 3 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.11%) vSphere
13 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.056%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 70 (3.95%) Puppet
2 61 (3.44%) Ansible
3 35 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (1.92%) Kubernetes
5 18 (1.02%) SCCM
6 14 (0.79%) Kibana
7 13 (0.73%) WSUS
8 12 (0.68%) CFEngine
8 12 (0.68%) Salt
9 8 (0.45%) Terraform
10 6 (0.34%) Consul
10 6 (0.34%) Mesos
11 5 (0.28%) SCOM
12 4 (0.23%) Red Hat Satellite
13 3 (0.17%) linkerd
14 2 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
14 2 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
14 2 (0.11%) PowerCLI
14 2 (0.11%) vCenter Server
14 2 (0.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 188 (10.61%) Sybase
2 157 (8.86%) Microsoft
3 111 (6.26%) Oracle
4 58 (3.27%) VMware
5 42 (2.37%) Cisco
6 35 (1.98%) Citrix
7 29 (1.64%) Red Hat
8 21 (1.19%) Splunk
9 18 (1.02%) Cognizant
9 18 (1.02%) Tableau
10 17 (0.96%) MuleSoft
11 16 (0.90%) Adobe
11 16 (0.90%) Apple
11 16 (0.90%) F5
11 16 (0.90%) IBM
12 14 (0.79%) AppDynamics
12 14 (0.79%) CheckPoint
12 14 (0.79%) Google
13 12 (0.68%) Facebook
13 12 (0.68%) Palo Alto