Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Institution
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 296 372 430
Rank change year-on-year +76 +58 -67
Permanent jobs citing Financial Institution 1,911 1,505 1,426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.13% 0.86% 0.72%
As % of the General category 2.73% 1.98% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 824 940 1,193
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.18% -
10th Percentile £33,375 £35,000 £32,550
90th Percentile £96,250 £97,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +8.24%

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 69,929 76,198 86,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.38% 43.31% 43.77%
Number of salaries quoted 53,764 56,600 70,609
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,959 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +2.35%

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 20 August 2018.

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 August 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 +85 1,847 £65,000 - 133
London +79 1,635 £70,000 +3.70% 94
UK excluding London -18 260 £48,000 -4.00% 46
South East -22 93 £50,000 - 10
North of England -10 62 £50,000 -1.96% 16
Yorkshire +64 48 £50,250 -10.67% 11
Midlands +46 36 £55,000 +10.00% 3
West Midlands +44 33 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Scotland -20 30 £51,500 +28.75% 6
South West +7 15 £45,000 - 6
North West -46 13 £50,000 - 5
Wales -18 8 £34,000 -32.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 8 £45,000 -
East of England +15 5 £57,500 +4.55% 4
East Midlands -12 3 £50,000 +37.93% 1
Channel Islands - 3 £29,500 -
North East - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1,911 (100.00%) Finance
2 1,187 (62.11%) Banking
3 1,038 (54.32%) Problem-Solving
4 961 (50.29%) Investment Banking
5 932 (48.77%) Investment Management
6 925 (48.40%) Java
7 904 (47.31%) Big Data
8 900 (47.10%) Low Latency
9 880 (46.05%) Risk Management
10 867 (45.37%) Strategic Thinking
11 866 (45.32%) Innovative Thinking
12 862 (45.11%) Cyberthreat
13 661 (34.59%) Analytical Skills
14 555 (29.04%) Degree
15 536 (28.05%) SQL
16 528 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
17 495 (25.90%) JavaScript
18 368 (19.26%) OO
19 367 (19.20%) AngularJS
20 364 (19.05%) C#
20 364 (19.05%) Computer Science
21 357 (18.68%) Python
22 338 (17.69%) SDLC
23 321 (16.80%) C++
24 314 (16.43%) Linux
25 283 (14.81%) TDD
26 266 (13.92%) .NET
27 252 (13.19%) HTML
28 239 (12.51%) Unix
29 232 (12.14%) Software Engineering

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 99 (5.18%) Apache Spark
2 64 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
3 58 (3.04%) SharePoint
4 48 (2.51%) Apache
5 30 (1.57%) Tomcat
6 28 (1.47%) JBoss
7 18 (0.94%) MS Exchange
8 14 (0.73%) WebSphere
9 13 (0.68%) CMS
10 12 (0.63%) Confluence
10 12 (0.63%) SAS
11 11 (0.58%) Anypoint
11 11 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
12 9 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (0.47%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.42%) GemFire
14 7 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 7 (0.37%) Jetty
15 6 (0.31%) IIS
16 5 (0.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 69 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
2 62 (3.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
4 17 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.10%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.052%) InVision
9 1 (0.052%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.73%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
4 6 (0.31%) Actimize
4 6 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.31%) Sentinel
5 4 (0.21%) Sonata
5 4 (0.21%) Workfront
6 3 (0.16%) VisionPLUS
7 2 (0.10%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
7 2 (0.10%) Finacle
7 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.10%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.052%) Misys Equation
8 1 (0.052%) Oracle AML
8 1 (0.052%) R3 Corda
8 1 (0.052%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.052%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.052%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.052%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
Cloud Services
1 127 (6.65%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (2.20%) SaaS
4 37 (1.94%) PaaS
5 28 (1.47%) GitHub
6 27 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (1.26%) IaaS
8 13 (0.68%) Office 365
9 12 (0.63%) npm
10 7 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
10 7 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.21%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.21%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.052%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.052%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.052%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.052%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.052%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 63 (3.30%) Firewall
2 61 (3.19%) TCP/IP
3 50 (2.62%) LAN
4 48 (2.51%) WAN
5 36 (1.88%) DNS
6 35 (1.83%) Internet
7 30 (1.57%) BGP
7 30 (1.57%) Cisco IOS
7 30 (1.57%) OSPF
8 27 (1.41%) DHCP
9 21 (1.10%) Network Security
10 19 (0.99%) NX-OS
11 18 (0.94%) Ethernet
11 18 (0.94%) NetScaler
12 16 (0.84%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (0.84%) MPLS
12 16 (0.84%) SNMP
13 15 (0.78%) VPN
14 13 (0.68%) Anycast
14 13 (0.68%) Quagga
Database & Business Intelligence
1 904 (47.31%) Big Data
2 226 (11.83%) Relational Database
3 170 (8.90%) NoSQL
4 166 (8.69%) MongoDB
5 135 (7.06%) SQL Server
6 125 (6.54%) DB2
7 93 (4.87%) RDBMS
8 84 (4.40%) Blockchain
9 67 (3.51%) Hadoop
10 40 (2.09%) Oracle Database
11 39 (2.04%) Data Lake
11 39 (2.04%) MySQL
12 34 (1.78%) MemSQL
13 31 (1.62%) Sybase ASE
14 29 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
15 25 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
16 23 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
17 21 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
18 17 (0.89%) Apache Hive
18 17 (0.89%) Flink
Development Applications
1 109 (5.70%) Maven
2 84 (4.40%) JUnit
3 77 (4.03%) JIRA
4 58 (3.04%) Jenkins
5 44 (2.30%) Cucumber
6 43 (2.25%) Git (software)
6 43 (2.25%) Subversion
7 35 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 32 (1.67%) Bitbucket
9 31 (1.62%) Selenium
10 21 (1.10%) Gradle
11 20 (1.05%) Mockito
12 19 (0.99%) FitNesse
13 17 (0.89%) MSBuild
14 15 (0.78%) Eclipse
14 15 (0.78%) TeamCity
15 14 (0.73%) IntelliJ
15 14 (0.73%) WebDriver
16 13 (0.68%) gulp
17 12 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1,911 (100.00%) Finance
2 1,187 (62.11%) Banking
3 961 (50.29%) Investment Banking
4 171 (8.95%) Front Office
5 56 (2.93%) Retail
6 54 (2.83%) Marketing
7 47 (2.46%) Back Office
8 40 (2.09%) Legal
9 38 (1.99%) Law
10 29 (1.52%) Telecoms
11 23 (1.20%) Multimedia
12 16 (0.84%) Electronics
12 16 (0.84%) Retail Banking
13 13 (0.68%) Publishing
14 9 (0.47%) Games
15 8 (0.42%) French Language
15 8 (0.42%) Prime Brokerage
16 6 (0.31%) Advertising
16 6 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.31%) German Language
Job Titles
1 663 (34.69%) Developer
2 212 (11.09%) Java Developer
3 194 (10.15%) Analyst
4 108 (5.65%) Software Engineer
5 102 (5.34%) Platform Engineer
6 76 (3.98%) Senior Developer
7 71 (3.72%) .NET Developer
8 66 (3.45%) C# Developer
9 61 (3.19%) Business Analyst
10 54 (2.83%) Project Manager
11 51 (2.67%) Consultant
12 48 (2.51%) Junior
13 44 (2.30%) Architect
14 42 (2.20%) Applications Support
14 42 (2.20%) Data Engineer
14 42 (2.20%) JavaScript Developer
15 38 (1.99%) Applications Developer
15 38 (1.99%) Support Analyst
16 34 (1.78%) CRM Developer
17 30 (1.57%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 367 (19.20%) AngularJS
2 266 (13.92%) .NET
3 252 (13.19%) HTML
4 220 (11.51%) React
5 207 (10.83%) RESTful
6 193 (10.10%) Spring
7 158 (8.27%) Web Services
8 146 (7.64%) CSS
9 135 (7.06%) Kafka
10 132 (6.91%) HTML5
11 102 (5.34%) REST
12 90 (4.71%) jQuery
13 83 (4.34%) ASP.NET
14 78 (4.08%) Hibernate
15 68 (3.56%) Spring Boot
16 61 (3.19%) Node.js
17 60 (3.14%) JMS
17 60 (3.14%) XML
18 55 (2.88%) RabbitMQ
19 53 (2.77%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 862 (45.11%) Cyberthreat
2 661 (34.59%) Analytical Skills
3 364 (19.05%) Computer Science
4 176 (9.21%) Fixed Income
5 173 (9.05%) Algorithms
6 160 (8.37%) Self-Motivation
7 157 (8.22%) Hedge funds
8 150 (7.85%) Data Structures
9 136 (7.12%) Fintech
10 127 (6.65%) Management Information System
11 126 (6.59%) Equities
12 89 (4.66%) User Experience
13 78 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
14 77 (4.03%) Derivative
15 74 (3.87%) Data Centre
16 67 (3.51%) Analytical Mindset
17 64 (3.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 45 (2.35%) Virtual Team
19 40 (2.09%) Public Cloud
20 34 (1.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 314 (16.43%) Linux
2 239 (12.51%) Unix
3 149 (7.80%) Windows
4 33 (1.73%) Windows Server
5 27 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (0.94%) Android
9 16 (0.84%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.63%) CentOS
11 11 (0.58%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.52%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.42%) Solaris
14 6 (0.31%) AIX
14 6 (0.31%) HPUX
14 6 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.31%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.16%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,038 (54.32%) Problem-Solving
2 932 (48.77%) Investment Management
3 900 (47.10%) Low Latency
4 880 (46.05%) Risk Management
5 867 (45.37%) Strategic Thinking
6 866 (45.32%) Innovative Thinking
7 528 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
8 368 (19.26%) OO
9 338 (17.69%) SDLC
10 283 (14.81%) TDD
11 232 (12.14%) Software Engineering
12 231 (12.09%) Analytics
13 201 (10.52%) Open Source
14 183 (9.58%) Test Automation
15 174 (9.11%) Project Management
16 151 (7.90%) Mathematics
16 151 (7.90%) Microservices
17 133 (6.96%) Data Modelling
18 124 (6.49%) Stakeholder Management
19 116 (6.07%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 925 (48.40%) Java
2 536 (28.05%) SQL
3 495 (25.90%) JavaScript
4 364 (19.05%) C#
5 357 (18.68%) Python
6 321 (16.80%) C++
7 141 (7.38%) Perl
8 114 (5.97%) C
9 93 (4.87%) Scala
10 78 (4.08%) PowerShell
11 75 (3.92%) Java 8
12 73 (3.82%) Bash Shell
13 72 (3.77%) Shell Script
14 39 (2.04%) VB.NET
15 27 (1.41%) Ruby
16 25 (1.31%) Erlang
17 24 (1.26%) R
18 21 (1.10%) PHP
18 21 (1.10%) PL/SQL
19 20 (1.05%) Go
Qualifications
1 555 (29.04%) Degree
2 187 (9.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 116 (6.07%) Master's Degree
4 30 (1.57%) PhD
5 27 (1.41%) CISSP
6 24 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (0.99%) Security Cleared
9 17 (0.89%) CCNP
9 17 (0.89%) MCSE
10 16 (0.84%) CISM
10 16 (0.84%) PMI Certification
11 14 (0.73%) CCIE
11 14 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (0.63%) SC Cleared
13 11 (0.58%) CCSA
13 11 (0.58%) CCSE
13 11 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
13 11 (0.58%) PMP
14 10 (0.52%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (4.97%) QA
2 28 (1.47%) PMO
3 26 (1.36%) GDPR
4 23 (1.20%) SEPA
5 20 (1.05%) Data Quality
5 20 (1.05%) FATCA
6 17 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
7 16 (0.84%) IFRS
7 16 (0.84%) IFRS 9
7 16 (0.84%) MiFID
7 16 (0.84%) Solvency II
8 13 (0.68%) SLA
9 12 (0.63%) ISO 20022
10 7 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 7 (0.37%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.37%) PSD2
11 5 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
12 4 (0.21%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 56 (2.93%) Docker
2 49 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 30 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
5 11 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 11 (0.58%) HDFS
5 11 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (0.52%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (0.37%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.16%) Firmware
9 3 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.10%) vSphere
10 2 (0.10%) XenApp
11 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.052%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 50 (2.62%) Puppet
2 32 (1.67%) Ansible
3 31 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (1.26%) Kubernetes
5 23 (1.20%) SCCM
6 16 (0.84%) Kibana
7 13 (0.68%) WSUS
8 12 (0.63%) CFEngine
8 12 (0.63%) Salt
9 10 (0.52%) Terraform
10 9 (0.47%) Mesos
11 8 (0.42%) Consul
12 7 (0.37%) ITRS Geneos
13 6 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
14 5 (0.26%) linkerd
14 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
15 4 (0.21%) Ambari
15 4 (0.21%) logstash
15 4 (0.21%) Red Hat Satellite
15 4 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 211 (11.04%) Sybase
2 175 (9.16%) Microsoft
3 138 (7.22%) Oracle
4 49 (2.56%) Cisco
5 36 (1.88%) Citrix
6 34 (1.78%) VMware
7 30 (1.57%) Red Hat
8 19 (0.99%) Juniper
9 18 (0.94%) Tableau
10 17 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (0.89%) ServiceNow
11 16 (0.84%) Splunk
12 15 (0.78%) Apple
12 15 (0.78%) F5
12 15 (0.78%) Facebook
12 15 (0.78%) IBM
13 14 (0.73%) CheckPoint
13 14 (0.73%) Google
13 14 (0.73%) Vermilion
14 13 (0.68%) MuleSoft