Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Institution
UK
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 480 433 490
Rank change year-on-year -47 +57 -189
Permanent jobs citing Financial Institution 662 402 859
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.59% 0.58% 0.60%
As % of the General category 1.03% 1.09% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 412 327 717
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,250 £33,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% - +4.00%
75th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £104,750 £95,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +11.70%

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 64,063 36,967 81,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.74% 53.57% 56.32%
Number of salaries quoted 40,480 28,863 61,769
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.73% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
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 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Financial Institution in the UK

Financial Institution
Top 18 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 29 July 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 -43 594 £65,000 -5.45% 114
London -5 466 £75,000 - 65
UK excluding London -70 166 £52,500 +7.14% 59
Work from Home -170 93 £70,000 -6.67% 24
South East -65 42 £53,750 -23.21% 11
Scotland -44 40 £50,000 -4.76% 9
North of England -79 40 £52,500 +23.53% 28
South West -59 32 £52,500 +64.06% 4
Yorkshire -64 20 £48,500 +29.33% 8
North West -74 17 £52,500 +23.53% 20
Midlands -93 5 £70,000 +27.27% 5
West Midlands -67 4 £80,000 +45.45% 2
North East -21 3 £60,275 -29.09%
Northern Ireland - 3 £43,500 -
Isle of Man - 2 £47,500 -
East of England -34 1 £77,500 +3.33% 1
East Midlands -56 1 £65,000 +18.18% 3
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 662 (100.00%) Finance
2 238 (35.95%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (26.44%) Banking
4 173 (26.13%) Fintech
5 167 (25.23%) JavaScript
6 163 (24.62%) Social Skills
7 155 (23.41%) Software Engineering
8 150 (22.66%) Java
9 147 (22.21%) AWS
9 147 (22.21%) Microservices
10 134 (20.24%) React
11 129 (19.49%) Problem-Solving
12 126 (19.03%) Python
13 120 (18.13%) Docker
14 118 (17.82%) SQL
15 108 (16.31%) Kubernetes
16 105 (15.86%) TypeScript
17 95 (14.35%) DevOps
18 94 (14.20%) Azure
19 89 (13.44%) Spring
19 89 (13.44%) Scrum
20 87 (13.14%) REST
21 83 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
22 82 (12.39%) Full Stack Development
23 79 (11.93%) Node.js
24 76 (11.48%) TDD
25 75 (11.33%) Machine Learning
26 69 (10.42%) Web Services
27 66 (9.97%) Git (software)
28 64 (9.67%) C#

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 44 (6.65%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (2.72%) Confluence
3 16 (2.42%) nginx
4 11 (1.66%) CMS
5 7 (1.06%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.76%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.76%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.45%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.45%) Ethereum
8 2 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.30%) Luigi
8 2 (0.30%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.15%) IIS
9 1 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (5.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (3.78%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.21%) Figma
5 8 (1.21%) Sketch
5 8 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.91%) Summit
2 4 (0.60%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.45%) Cloudability
3 3 (0.45%) R3 Corda
4 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 147 (22.21%) AWS
2 94 (14.20%) Azure
3 61 (9.21%) GCP
4 45 (6.80%) Serverless
5 41 (6.19%) GitHub
6 38 (5.74%) SaaS
7 28 (4.23%) Amazon EKS
8 15 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
9 14 (2.11%) Power Platform
10 13 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (1.96%) Amazon SQS
11 12 (1.81%) Microsoft 365
12 10 (1.51%) PaaS
13 8 (1.21%) Amazon ECS
14 6 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.91%) AWS Fargate
15 5 (0.76%) npm
16 4 (0.60%) AWS Step Functions
16 4 (0.60%) Azure Active Directory
16 4 (0.60%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 57 (8.61%) HTTP
2 14 (2.11%) Firewall
3 13 (1.96%) VPN
4 10 (1.51%) DHCP
4 10 (1.51%) DNS
5 8 (1.21%) WAN
6 6 (0.91%) LAN
6 6 (0.91%) Network Security
6 6 (0.91%) Wireless
7 5 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (0.76%) Internet
8 4 (0.60%) SAN
9 2 (0.30%) BGP
9 2 (0.30%) HSRP
9 2 (0.30%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.30%) OSPF
9 2 (0.30%) PPP
9 2 (0.30%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.30%) Spanning Tree
10 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (6.95%) NoSQL
2 37 (5.59%) MongoDB
3 35 (5.29%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (4.98%) Redis
5 31 (4.68%) SQL Server
6 26 (3.93%) Big Data
7 19 (2.87%) Amazon RDS
8 15 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (2.11%) Power BI
10 12 (1.81%) Relational Database
11 11 (1.66%) MySQL
12 10 (1.51%) BigQuery
12 10 (1.51%) Blockchain
13 7 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (1.06%) Tableau
14 5 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.76%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 66 (9.97%) Git (software)
2 49 (7.40%) Jenkins
3 42 (6.34%) JIRA
4 23 (3.47%) Maven
5 15 (2.27%) Subversion
5 15 (2.27%) webpack
6 11 (1.66%) Cypress.io
7 9 (1.36%) GitLab
8 8 (1.21%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.91%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.60%) NUnit
10 4 (0.60%) Selenium
10 4 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.45%) Babel
11 3 (0.45%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.30%) Artifactory
12 2 (0.30%) gulp
12 2 (0.30%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.30%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.30%) SpecFlow
General
1 662 (100.00%) Finance
2 175 (26.44%) Banking
3 163 (24.62%) Social Skills
4 83 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (8.31%) Legal
6 42 (6.34%) Investment Banking
7 40 (6.04%) Documentation Skills
8 37 (5.59%) Retail
9 34 (5.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 21 (3.17%) Back Office
11 17 (2.57%) Marketing
11 17 (2.57%) Publishing
12 16 (2.42%) Organisational Skills
13 15 (2.27%) Automotive
13 15 (2.27%) Billing
13 15 (2.27%) Front Office
14 10 (1.51%) Presentation Skills
15 6 (0.91%) Advertising
15 6 (0.91%) Law
16 5 (0.76%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 222 (33.53%) Developer
2 82 (12.39%) Analyst
3 70 (10.57%) Senior Developer
4 64 (9.67%) Java Developer
5 63 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 40 (6.04%) Full Stack Developer
7 39 (5.89%) Senior Software Engineer
8 37 (5.59%) Backend Developer
9 27 (4.08%) Business Analyst
10 24 (3.63%) DevOps Engineer
11 22 (3.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 18 (2.72%) Product Owner
13 17 (2.57%) Junior
14 16 (2.42%) Applications Support
14 16 (2.42%) C++ Developer
14 16 (2.42%) Senior Full Stack Developer
15 15 (2.27%) Cloud Engineer
15 15 (2.27%) Consultant
15 15 (2.27%) Senior Java Developer
16 14 (2.11%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (20.24%) React
2 89 (13.44%) Spring
3 87 (13.14%) REST
4 79 (11.93%) Node.js
5 69 (10.42%) Web Services
6 57 (8.61%) .NET
7 56 (8.46%) AngularJS
8 49 (7.40%) HTML
9 44 (6.65%) CSS
10 40 (6.04%) Redux
11 38 (5.74%) RESTful
12 37 (5.59%) HTML5
13 36 (5.44%) Kafka
14 32 (4.83%) GraphQL
15 31 (4.68%) .NET Core
15 31 (4.68%) Spring Boot
16 26 (3.93%) Jest
17 25 (3.78%) gRPC
18 23 (3.47%) .NET Framework
19 22 (3.32%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 52 (7.85%) Hedge funds
2 50 (7.55%) User Experience
3 32 (4.83%) Data Centre
3 32 (4.83%) Public Cloud
4 31 (4.68%) Blog
5 30 (4.53%) Algorithms
6 25 (3.78%) Self-Motivation
7 23 (3.47%) Analytical Mindset
8 22 (3.32%) Virtual Team
9 21 (3.17%) Fixed Income
10 18 (2.72%) Derivative
11 15 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 13 (1.96%) Equities
13 12 (1.81%) Credit Risk
13 12 (1.81%) Market Risk
14 11 (1.66%) SWIFT
15 9 (1.36%) CMDB
15 9 (1.36%) Data Structures
16 8 (1.21%) Management Information System
16 8 (1.21%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 64 (9.67%) Linux
2 53 (8.01%) Windows
3 24 (3.63%) Windows 10
4 15 (2.27%) Unix
5 12 (1.81%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.36%) Android
6 9 (1.36%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.21%) Apple iOS
8 7 (1.06%) Debian
8 7 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.91%) Windows Server 2016
10 5 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.60%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.45%) AIX
13 2 (0.30%) Solaris
13 2 (0.30%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (35.95%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (26.13%) Fintech
3 155 (23.41%) Software Engineering
4 147 (22.21%) Microservices
5 129 (19.49%) Problem-Solving
6 95 (14.35%) DevOps
7 89 (13.44%) Scrum
8 82 (12.39%) Full Stack Development
9 76 (11.48%) TDD
10 75 (11.33%) Machine Learning
11 52 (7.85%) Test Automation
12 49 (7.40%) Kanban
12 49 (7.40%) Visualisation
13 48 (7.25%) Front End Development
14 47 (7.10%) Analytics
14 47 (7.10%) Artificial Intelligence
15 46 (6.95%) Infrastructure as Code
16 45 (6.80%) API Design
16 45 (6.80%) Mathematics
17 43 (6.50%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 167 (25.23%) JavaScript
2 150 (22.66%) Java
3 126 (19.03%) Python
4 118 (17.82%) SQL
5 105 (15.86%) TypeScript
6 64 (9.67%) C#
7 34 (5.14%) C++
8 29 (4.38%) Bash Shell
9 24 (3.63%) PowerShell
10 16 (2.42%) Go
11 15 (2.27%) Kotlin
12 13 (1.96%) Java 11
13 10 (1.51%) Java 8
14 9 (1.36%) VBA
15 8 (1.21%) Apple Swift
15 8 (1.21%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.06%) MATLAB
17 6 (0.91%) PyPy
17 6 (0.91%) Rust
18 5 (0.76%) R
Qualifications
1 59 (8.91%) Degree
2 17 (2.57%) PhD
3 12 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.66%) Master's Degree
5 5 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (0.76%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.76%) PMP
6 4 (0.60%) CCNP
6 4 (0.60%) MCSE
6 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.45%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.45%) CCNA
7 3 (0.45%) CISM
7 3 (0.45%) CISSP
7 3 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.30%) MCITP
8 2 (0.30%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.44%) GDPR
2 30 (4.53%) QA
3 23 (3.47%) PSD2
4 10 (1.51%) Accessibility
4 10 (1.51%) SLA
5 8 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.21%) NIST
5 8 (1.21%) SEPA
6 6 (0.91%) MiFID
7 4 (0.60%) EMIR
7 4 (0.60%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.45%) Basel II
8 3 (0.45%) COBIT
8 3 (0.45%) ISO 20022
8 3 (0.45%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.45%) PMO
9 2 (0.30%) Basel III
9 2 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.30%) NIST 800
9 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 120 (18.13%) Docker
2 23 (3.47%) Active Directory
3 16 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.21%) vSphere
5 7 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.76%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.76%) XenApp
6 5 (0.76%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.30%) Xen
8 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 108 (16.31%) Kubernetes
2 29 (4.38%) Terraform
3 25 (3.78%) Ansible
4 22 (3.32%) Prometheus
5 16 (2.42%) HAProxy
6 5 (0.76%) Backup Exec
6 5 (0.76%) Puppet
6 5 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (0.60%) SCCM
8 3 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.30%) RSA Archer
9 2 (0.30%) Salt
10 1 (0.15%) Control-M
10 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.15%) SCOM
10 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.15%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 55 (8.31%) Microsoft
2 33 (4.98%) Google
3 25 (3.78%) VMware
4 15 (2.27%) Cisco
5 12 (1.81%) Red Hat
6 11 (1.66%) Citrix
7 10 (1.51%) Capita
8 9 (1.36%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.06%) Apple
9 7 (1.06%) Oracle
9 7 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.91%) CheckPoint
10 6 (0.91%) F5
10 6 (0.91%) Infoblox
10 6 (0.91%) SAP
11 5 (0.76%) CA Agile Central
11 5 (0.76%) Cadence
11 5 (0.76%) EMC
11 5 (0.76%) Symantec
11 5 (0.76%) Veeam