Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Institution
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 463 317 399
Rank change year-on-year -146 +82 +42
Permanent jobs citing Financial Institution 930 1,764 1,344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 1.03% 0.78%
As % of the General category 1.70% 2.49% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 769 785 978
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £33,950 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 54,582 70,935 72,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.06% 41.27% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 40,955 55,092 56,594
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £90,250 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -1.16%

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 18 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Financial Institution in the UK

Financial Institution
Top 15 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 18 June 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 -151 837 £70,000 +16.67% 62
London -111 700 £70,000 +3.70% 42
UK excluding London +18 219 £50,000 - 24
Scotland +54 73 £55,000 -8.33% 2
South East +16 53 £67,500 +80.00% 7
North of England +22 35 £45,000 -18.92% 6
Yorkshire -26 24 £27,500 -50.89% 2
Midlands +15 20 £71,000 +29.09% 1
East of England +99 15 £25,000 -50.00% 3
South West +2 14 £52,500 -12.50% 3
East Midlands +35 11 £50,000 -16.67%
North West +32 11 £45,000 +87.50% 2
West Midlands -1 9 £71,000 +35.24% 1
Wales +14 6 £45,000 +16.13% 2
Channel Islands +10 4 £24,500 -16.95%

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 930 (100.00%) Finance
2 332 (35.70%) Agile Software Development
3 267 (28.71%) Banking
4 256 (27.53%) SQL
5 230 (24.73%) Java
6 185 (19.89%) .NET
7 174 (18.71%) Degree
8 165 (17.74%) Fintech
9 161 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
10 148 (15.91%) C#
11 146 (15.70%) DevOps
12 139 (14.95%) Python
13 138 (14.84%) Windows
13 138 (14.84%) Microsoft
14 127 (13.66%) JavaScript
15 117 (12.58%) Linux
16 106 (11.40%) Microsoft Azure
16 106 (11.40%) Computer Science
17 104 (11.18%) SQL Server
18 100 (10.75%) Oracle
19 99 (10.65%) Ansible
20 95 (10.22%) TDD
21 82 (8.82%) Docker
22 74 (7.96%) Test Automation
23 72 (7.74%) Jenkins
24 70 (7.53%) Git (software)
24 70 (7.53%) BDD
25 69 (7.42%) AngularJS
25 69 (7.42%) Firewall
26 68 (7.31%) CSS

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 23 (2.47%) Apache Spark
2 20 (2.15%) MS Exchange
3 18 (1.94%) Confluence
3 18 (1.94%) WebSphere
4 17 (1.83%) WebLogic
5 13 (1.40%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.29%) Apache
7 11 (1.18%) Tomcat
8 9 (0.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 9 (0.97%) nginx
9 8 (0.86%) Apache Solr
9 8 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.65%) Ethereum
10 6 (0.65%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.43%) Hyperledger
12 4 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
13 2 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.22%) CMS
13 2 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.65%) Sketch
5 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.32%) InVision
8 2 (0.22%) RoboHelp
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.11%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 7 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
1 7 (0.75%) thinkFolio
2 5 (0.54%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.22%) Workfront
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 161 (17.31%) Amazon AWS
2 106 (11.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 23 (2.47%) SaaS
5 16 (1.72%) Power Platform
6 14 (1.51%) Apigee
7 13 (1.40%) Office 365
8 8 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.65%) Amazon ECS
9 6 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (0.65%) PaaS
10 5 (0.54%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.54%) Trello
11 4 (0.43%) GitHub
12 3 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.32%) Azure Stack
12 3 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.32%) Serverless
13 2 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 69 (7.42%) Firewall
2 40 (4.30%) WAN
3 33 (3.55%) LAN
4 29 (3.12%) VPN
5 28 (3.01%) TCP/IP
6 21 (2.26%) Wireless
7 18 (1.94%) BGP
7 18 (1.94%) OSPF
8 14 (1.51%) Internet
9 13 (1.40%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (1.40%) DNS
10 12 (1.29%) Network Security
11 11 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (1.18%) SSL
12 10 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (1.08%) VoIP
13 9 (0.97%) IP Telephony
14 8 (0.86%) HTTP
14 8 (0.86%) VLAN
15 7 (0.75%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 63 (6.77%) Relational Database
3 47 (5.05%) Blockchain
4 44 (4.73%) NoSQL
5 41 (4.41%) MySQL
6 39 (4.19%) Big Data
7 28 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (2.37%) Oracle Database
9 22 (2.37%) RDBMS
9 22 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (1.72%) Power BI
13 16 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
13 16 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
14 15 (1.61%) Hadoop
15 12 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
16 11 (1.18%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 72 (7.74%) Jenkins
2 70 (7.53%) Git (software)
3 48 (5.16%) JIRA
4 44 (4.73%) Maven
5 27 (2.90%) Gradle
5 27 (2.90%) Selenium
5 27 (2.90%) Visual Studio Team System
6 26 (2.80%) Bitbucket
7 25 (2.69%) Ant
8 24 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (2.26%) TeamCity
10 20 (2.15%) Cucumber
11 17 (1.83%) JUnit
12 13 (1.40%) Visual Studio
13 12 (1.29%) NUnit
13 12 (1.29%) SpecFlow
14 11 (1.18%) Travis CI
15 9 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (0.86%) SoapUI
16 8 (0.86%) WebDriver
General
1 930 (100.00%) Finance
2 267 (28.71%) Banking
3 42 (4.52%) Investment Banking
4 41 (4.41%) Front Office
5 34 (3.66%) French Language
6 33 (3.55%) German Language
7 29 (3.12%) Back Office
8 28 (3.01%) Marketing
9 16 (1.72%) Retail
10 12 (1.29%) Legal
11 10 (1.08%) Law
11 10 (1.08%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.75%) Italian Language
12 7 (0.75%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.54%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.22%) Billing
14 2 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.22%) Russian Language
15 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 253 (27.20%) Developer
2 126 (13.55%) Analyst
3 72 (7.74%) Java Developer
4 63 (6.77%) DevOps Engineer
5 57 (6.13%) AWS Engineer
6 53 (5.70%) SQL Developer
7 46 (4.95%) C# Developer
8 43 (4.62%) AWS DevOps
8 43 (4.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 41 (4.41%) Consultant
10 38 (4.09%) Project Manager
11 36 (3.87%) Junior
12 34 (3.66%) .NET Developer
13 32 (3.44%) Financial Analyst
13 32 (3.44%) Senior DevOps
13 32 (3.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 31 (3.33%) Business Analyst
14 31 (3.33%) Network Engineer
15 30 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
15 30 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (19.89%) .NET
2 69 (7.42%) AngularJS
3 68 (7.31%) CSS
4 47 (5.05%) HTML
5 46 (4.95%) React
6 45 (4.84%) Spring
7 44 (4.73%) Web Services
8 42 (4.52%) REST
9 34 (3.66%) J2EE
10 32 (3.44%) Node.js
10 32 (3.44%) RESTful
11 28 (3.01%) SOAP
11 28 (3.01%) WPF
12 27 (2.90%) .NET Framework
13 24 (2.58%) Elastic Stack
13 24 (2.58%) Middleware
14 22 (2.37%) WCF
15 20 (2.15%) HTML5
16 19 (2.04%) ASP.NET
16 19 (2.04%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 64 (6.88%) Enterprise Software
2 62 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (5.70%) Greenfield Project
4 46 (4.95%) Hedge funds
5 44 (4.73%) Data Centre
6 43 (4.62%) User Experience
7 32 (3.44%) Management Information System
8 24 (2.58%) Fixed Income
9 17 (1.83%) Algorithms
10 16 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (1.40%) Virtual Team
12 12 (1.29%) Derivative
12 12 (1.29%) Equities
12 12 (1.29%) Robotics
13 11 (1.18%) Social Media
13 11 (1.18%) SWIFT
14 10 (1.08%) Data Structures
14 10 (1.08%) Market Risk
14 10 (1.08%) Mobile App
14 10 (1.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 138 (14.84%) Windows
2 117 (12.58%) Linux
3 60 (6.45%) Unix
4 36 (3.87%) Windows Server
5 27 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (1.94%) Windows 7
7 17 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (1.61%) Apple iOS
9 14 (1.51%) CentOS
10 13 (1.40%) Windows 10
11 11 (1.18%) Debian
11 11 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.97%) Android
13 8 (0.86%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.65%) AIX
14 6 (0.65%) HPUX
14 6 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.65%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.54%) Solaris
16 1 (0.11%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (35.70%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (17.74%) Fintech
3 146 (15.70%) DevOps
4 106 (11.40%) Computer Science
5 95 (10.22%) TDD
6 74 (7.96%) Test Automation
7 70 (7.53%) BDD
8 64 (6.88%) Configuration Management
8 64 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
9 62 (6.67%) Scrum
10 61 (6.56%) Analytics
10 61 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
11 60 (6.45%) Microservices
11 60 (6.45%) OO
12 58 (6.24%) Asset Management
13 52 (5.59%) SDLC
14 49 (5.27%) Software Engineering
15 47 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
15 47 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
16 46 (4.95%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 256 (27.53%) SQL
2 230 (24.73%) Java
3 148 (15.91%) C#
4 139 (14.95%) Python
5 127 (13.66%) JavaScript
6 63 (6.77%) Ruby
7 62 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 62 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 40 (4.30%) C++
9 39 (4.19%) T-SQL
10 31 (3.33%) Go
10 31 (3.33%) Perl
11 30 (3.23%) C
11 30 (3.23%) Scala
12 22 (2.37%) Java 8
13 20 (2.15%) VBA
14 17 (1.83%) PL/SQL
15 15 (1.61%) VB.NET
16 14 (1.51%) Kotlin
16 14 (1.51%) R
Qualifications
1 174 (18.71%) Degree
2 45 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (3.44%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (2.90%) CCNP
5 24 (2.58%) CISA
5 24 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (2.37%) CCIE
6 22 (2.37%) CCSA
6 22 (2.37%) CCSE
7 20 (2.15%) MCSE
8 19 (2.04%) ISTQB
9 16 (1.72%) CISSP
10 11 (1.18%) CCNA
10 11 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 10 (1.08%) AWS Certification
12 9 (0.97%) Security Cleared
13 8 (0.86%) CISM
13 8 (0.86%) ISEB
13 8 (0.86%) PMI Certification
13 8 (0.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.59%) QA
2 16 (1.72%) GDPR
3 15 (1.61%) SLA
4 11 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.18%) SEPA
5 7 (0.75%) PSD2
6 6 (0.65%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.65%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 5 (0.54%) ISO 20022
8 4 (0.43%) PMO
9 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.11%) COBIT
10 1 (0.11%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.11%) EMIR
10 1 (0.11%) FATCA
10 1 (0.11%) IFRS
10 1 (0.11%) NIST
10 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 82 (8.82%) Docker
2 53 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (3.44%) Hyper-V
4 29 (3.12%) Active Directory
5 10 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.54%) XenApp
8 4 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.43%) vSphere
9 3 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.22%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 99 (10.65%) Ansible
2 65 (6.99%) Puppet
3 41 (4.41%) Kubernetes
4 38 (4.09%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (2.26%) Terraform
6 20 (2.15%) Grafana
7 13 (1.40%) Control-M
8 12 (1.29%) SCCM
9 9 (0.97%) WSUS
10 8 (0.86%) Packer
11 7 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (0.65%) Consul
12 6 (0.65%) linkerd
12 6 (0.65%) Nagios
12 6 (0.65%) NetBackup
13 4 (0.43%) CA Single Sign-On
14 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Satellite
14 3 (0.32%) SCOM
15 2 (0.22%) Data Guard
15 2 (0.22%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 138 (14.84%) Microsoft
2 100 (10.75%) Oracle
3 53 (5.70%) VMware
4 33 (3.55%) Cisco
5 31 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 24 (2.58%) Avaloq
6 24 (2.58%) CheckPoint
7 23 (2.47%) Google
8 22 (2.37%) F5
9 17 (1.83%) Juniper
9 17 (1.83%) Palo Alto
10 15 (1.61%) Citrix
11 14 (1.51%) Adobe
12 12 (1.29%) Bloomberg
13 11 (1.18%) Blue Coat
13 11 (1.18%) CA
13 11 (1.18%) Reuters
14 9 (0.97%) Apple
14 9 (0.97%) IBM
14 9 (0.97%) TIBCO