Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Institution
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 500 427 512
Rank change year-on-year -73 +85 -187
Permanent jobs citing Financial Institution 701 307 703
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.63% 0.52%
As % of the General category 0.95% 1.23% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 442 273 574
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £33,000
25th Percentile £48,500 £47,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £104,875 £95,000 £106,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.24% -2.00% +9.89%

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 74,001 24,875 75,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 58.78% 50.89% 55.26%
Number of salaries quoted 45,276 20,079 57,504
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,750 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,138 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.28% +5.02% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Financial Institution in the UK

Financial Institution
Top 17 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 20 October 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 -75 633 £70,000 - 170
London -69 508 £75,000 - 103
UK excluding London -152 152 £55,000 +12.24% 71
Work from Home -149 135 £70,000 -6.67% 27
North of England -130 46 £60,000 +22.45% 37
South East -126 41 £55,000 +29.41% 9
North West -109 31 £67,750 +38.27% 27
South West -67 26 £60,000 -4.00% 3
Scotland -79 25 £48,750 -7.14% 2
Yorkshire -98 13 £48,500 +14.12% 10
Midlands -123 9 £70,000 +27.27% 15
West Midlands -101 7 £70,000 +80.65% 3
Wales -50 3 £45,000 +20.00% 1
East Midlands -75 2 £47,000 -14.55% 12
East of England -98 2 £77,500 +3.33% 3
Northern Ireland - 2 £43,500 - 1
North East - 2 £60,275 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 701 (100.00%) Finance
2 224 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
3 211 (30.10%) Social Skills
4 199 (28.39%) Banking
5 195 (27.82%) Fintech
6 191 (27.25%) JavaScript
7 181 (25.82%) Software Engineering
8 169 (24.11%) Java
9 167 (23.82%) Microservices
10 159 (22.68%) React
11 156 (22.25%) AWS
12 154 (21.97%) Problem-Solving
13 147 (20.97%) Docker
14 129 (18.40%) SQL
14 129 (18.40%) Python
15 126 (17.97%) Kubernetes
16 110 (15.69%) TypeScript
17 109 (15.55%) DevOps
18 103 (14.69%) Azure
19 98 (13.98%) Spring
20 90 (12.84%) Scrum
21 88 (12.55%) TDD
22 87 (12.41%) REST
23 85 (12.13%) Node.js
23 85 (12.13%) Git (software)
23 85 (12.13%) Full Stack Development
24 83 (11.84%) Degree
25 82 (11.70%) Computer Science
26 77 (10.98%) Front End Development
27 73 (10.41%) Machine Learning

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 34 (4.85%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (3.71%) Confluence
3 16 (2.28%) nginx
4 9 (1.28%) Apache Spark
4 9 (1.28%) CMS
4 9 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.14%) Skype for Business
6 6 (0.86%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.71%) IIS
7 5 (0.71%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.43%) Apache
10 2 (0.29%) SAS
10 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.29%) WordPress
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 21 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (2.85%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.85%) Figma
3 13 (1.85%) Sketch
4 9 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.86%) Summit
2 3 (0.43%) Cloudability
3 2 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.14%) Actimize
4 1 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 156 (22.25%) AWS
2 103 (14.69%) Azure
3 67 (9.56%) GCP
4 47 (6.70%) Serverless
5 45 (6.42%) SaaS
6 41 (5.85%) GitHub
7 24 (3.42%) Amazon EKS
8 23 (3.28%) AWS Lambda
9 19 (2.71%) Microsoft 365
10 18 (2.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
12 12 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (1.43%) PaaS
14 9 (1.28%) Power Platform
15 7 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (1.00%) npm
15 7 (1.00%) OpenShift
16 6 (0.86%) Amazon ECS
16 6 (0.86%) Amazon Kinesis
16 6 (0.86%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 47 (6.70%) HTTP
2 14 (2.00%) Firewall
3 13 (1.85%) VPN
4 11 (1.57%) DHCP
4 11 (1.57%) DNS
5 10 (1.43%) WAN
6 9 (1.28%) Wireless
7 8 (1.14%) Internet
7 8 (1.14%) LAN
8 5 (0.71%) SAN
8 5 (0.71%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (0.57%) Network Security
9 4 (0.57%) Skype
10 2 (0.29%) SD-WAN
10 2 (0.29%) SSL
10 2 (0.29%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.14%) VoIP
11 1 (0.14%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.14%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.99%) PostgreSQL
3 33 (4.71%) Big Data
4 32 (4.56%) NoSQL
5 30 (4.28%) MongoDB
6 28 (3.99%) Redis
7 27 (3.85%) Relational Database
8 24 (3.42%) Blockchain
9 23 (3.28%) MySQL
10 16 (2.28%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (1.28%) Power BI
13 8 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.14%) Tableau
14 7 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.86%) BigQuery
15 6 (0.86%) Data Lake
15 6 (0.86%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.86%) RDBMS
16 5 (0.71%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 85 (12.13%) Git (software)
2 56 (7.99%) JIRA
3 42 (5.99%) Jenkins
4 23 (3.28%) webpack
5 22 (3.14%) Maven
6 14 (2.00%) Cypress.io
7 11 (1.57%) JUnit
7 11 (1.57%) Subversion
8 8 (1.14%) GitLab
9 5 (0.71%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.57%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.57%) Visual Studio Code
11 3 (0.43%) Babel
11 3 (0.43%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.43%) NUnit
11 3 (0.43%) Selenium
11 3 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.43%) Zephyr
12 2 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 701 (100.00%) Finance
2 211 (30.10%) Social Skills
3 199 (28.39%) Banking
4 60 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
4 60 (8.56%) Legal
5 38 (5.42%) Documentation Skills
6 37 (5.28%) Retail
7 29 (4.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 29 (4.14%) Investment Banking
8 25 (3.57%) Front Office
9 22 (3.14%) Back Office
10 17 (2.43%) Games
11 15 (2.14%) Law
12 14 (2.00%) Automotive
12 14 (2.00%) Publishing
13 11 (1.57%) Marketing
13 11 (1.57%) Retail Banking
14 10 (1.43%) Advertising
14 10 (1.43%) Organisational Skills
15 8 (1.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 247 (35.24%) Developer
2 76 (10.84%) Analyst
3 73 (10.41%) Senior Developer
4 72 (10.27%) Java Developer
5 70 (9.99%) Software Engineer
6 42 (5.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 38 (5.42%) DevOps Engineer
8 36 (5.14%) Backend Developer
8 36 (5.14%) Business Analyst
9 31 (4.42%) Senior Software Engineer
10 28 (3.99%) Full Stack Developer
11 27 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
12 23 (3.28%) React Developer
13 18 (2.57%) Applications Support
14 17 (2.43%) Python Developer
15 16 (2.28%) Support Engineer
16 15 (2.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 15 (2.14%) Java Engineer
17 14 (2.00%) Junior
17 14 (2.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (22.68%) React
2 98 (13.98%) Spring
3 87 (12.41%) REST
4 85 (12.13%) Node.js
5 66 (9.42%) CSS
6 64 (9.13%) Web Services
7 63 (8.99%) HTML
8 61 (8.70%) .NET
8 61 (8.70%) Redux
9 53 (7.56%) RESTful
10 46 (6.56%) AngularJS
10 46 (6.56%) GraphQL
11 41 (5.85%) Spring Boot
12 38 (5.42%) Jest
13 35 (4.99%) HTML5
14 32 (4.56%) .NET Core
15 30 (4.28%) JSON
15 30 (4.28%) Kafka
16 25 (3.57%) gRPC
17 24 (3.42%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.28%) Hedge funds
2 45 (6.42%) Algorithms
3 44 (6.28%) User Experience
4 39 (5.56%) Public Cloud
5 29 (4.14%) Data Centre
5 29 (4.14%) Virtual Team
6 25 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
7 24 (3.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 22 (3.14%) Data Structures
9 21 (3.00%) Blog
10 19 (2.71%) Management Information System
11 18 (2.57%) Fixed Income
12 16 (2.28%) Analytical Mindset
13 15 (2.14%) Credit Risk
13 15 (2.14%) Digital Currency
14 14 (2.00%) Equities
15 13 (1.85%) Derivative
16 8 (1.14%) SWIFT
17 7 (1.00%) Credit Derivative
17 7 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 71 (10.13%) Linux
2 52 (7.42%) Windows
3 28 (3.99%) Unix
4 23 (3.28%) Windows 10
5 19 (2.71%) Windows Server
6 15 (2.14%) Android
7 13 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (1.43%) Debian
9 10 (1.43%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2016
12 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.29%) AIX
13 2 (0.29%) Solaris
13 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
13 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.14%) CentOS
14 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (31.95%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (27.82%) Fintech
3 181 (25.82%) Software Engineering
4 167 (23.82%) Microservices
5 154 (21.97%) Problem-Solving
6 109 (15.55%) DevOps
7 90 (12.84%) Scrum
8 88 (12.55%) TDD
9 85 (12.13%) Full Stack Development
10 82 (11.70%) Computer Science
11 77 (10.98%) Front End Development
12 73 (10.41%) Machine Learning
13 64 (9.13%) Kanban
14 54 (7.70%) Test Automation
15 51 (7.28%) Mentoring
16 49 (6.99%) Artificial Intelligence
16 49 (6.99%) Pair Programming
17 48 (6.85%) Digital Banking
18 47 (6.70%) Infrastructure as Code
19 42 (5.99%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 191 (27.25%) JavaScript
2 169 (24.11%) Java
3 129 (18.40%) Python
3 129 (18.40%) SQL
4 110 (15.69%) TypeScript
5 72 (10.27%) C#
6 28 (3.99%) Bash Shell
7 24 (3.42%) PowerShell
8 23 (3.28%) Kotlin
9 21 (3.00%) C++
10 19 (2.71%) Go
11 17 (2.43%) Java 8
12 15 (2.14%) Java 11
13 13 (1.85%) Apple Swift
13 13 (1.85%) Objective-C
14 11 (1.57%) PyPy
14 11 (1.57%) Rust
15 8 (1.14%) VBA
16 7 (1.00%) MATLAB
17 6 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 83 (11.84%) Degree
2 30 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.43%) PhD
4 8 (1.14%) Master's Degree
5 6 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.71%) CCNP
6 5 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.57%) CCIE
8 3 (0.43%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.43%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.43%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.29%) CISM
9 2 (0.29%) CISSP
9 2 (0.29%) ISEB
9 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.29%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.14%) ACCA
10 1 (0.14%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.85%) GDPR
2 33 (4.71%) QA
3 19 (2.71%) PSD2
4 16 (2.28%) SLA
5 10 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (1.28%) Accessibility
7 7 (1.00%) NIST
8 4 (0.57%) ISO 20022
8 4 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.57%) SEPA
9 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.29%) Basel III
10 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.29%) GRC
10 2 (0.29%) IFRS
10 2 (0.29%) IFRS 9
10 2 (0.29%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 147 (20.97%) Docker
2 33 (4.71%) Active Directory
3 19 (2.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.43%) vSphere
5 6 (0.86%) XenApp
6 5 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.71%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.29%) HDFS
8 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 126 (17.97%) Kubernetes
2 41 (5.85%) Terraform
3 31 (4.42%) Ansible
4 18 (2.57%) Prometheus
5 15 (2.14%) HAProxy
6 13 (1.85%) SCCM
7 7 (1.00%) SCOM
8 6 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (0.86%) NetBackup
8 6 (0.86%) Puppet
8 6 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (0.57%) OfficeScan
9 4 (0.57%) Trend Micro Deep Security
10 3 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.29%) RSA Archer
11 2 (0.29%) Salt
11 2 (0.29%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 67 (9.56%) Microsoft
2 36 (5.14%) Google
3 30 (4.28%) VMware
4 24 (3.42%) Oracle
5 17 (2.43%) Red Hat
6 15 (2.14%) Citrix
6 15 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (1.85%) ServiceNow
8 10 (1.43%) Atlassian
8 10 (1.43%) Cisco
9 8 (1.14%) Spotify
10 7 (1.00%) CA Agile Central
10 7 (1.00%) FNZ
10 7 (1.00%) HP
10 7 (1.00%) SAP
10 7 (1.00%) Symantec
11 6 (0.86%) Apple
11 6 (0.86%) Bloomberg
11 6 (0.86%) CheckPoint
11 6 (0.86%) TIBCO