Period
to 22 October 2020

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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Institution
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 408 501 318
Rank change year-on-year +93 -183 +54
Permanent jobs citing Financial Institution 303 708 1,754
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.52% 1.06%
As % of the General category 1.65% 1.31% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 273 600 811
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £106,250 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -2.00% +6.38% -6.00%

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 18,414 53,916 70,643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.60% 39.41% 42.87%
Number of salaries quoted 14,658 40,565 54,175
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +2.27%

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 22 October 2020.

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 22 October 2020. 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 +118 284 £70,000 +7.69% 49
London +84 228 £75,000 +4.90% 27
UK excluding London +169 75 £49,000 -2.00% 23
North of England +145 40 £49,000 -2.00% 9
North West +151 37 £49,000 +12.00% 5
Scotland +54 16 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Work from Home +2 8 £75,000 -6.25% 4
Midlands +116 7 £55,000 +61.76% 1
East Midlands +98 5 £55,000 +4.76% 1
South West +81 5 £62,500 +35.14% 1
South East +167 3 £42,500 -26.09% 8
Yorkshire +72 3 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Wales +45 3 £37,500 -14.29%
West Midlands +86 2 £38,750 +13.97%
East of England +139 1 £75,000 +30.43% 3

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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.

1 303 (100.00%) Finance
2 99 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (27.39%) SQL
4 74 (24.42%) Microsoft
5 59 (19.47%) AWS
6 58 (19.14%) Banking
7 57 (18.81%) Windows
8 51 (16.83%) JavaScript
8 51 (16.83%) Fintech
9 47 (15.51%) SQL Server
9 47 (15.51%) Linux
10 44 (14.52%) Python
10 44 (14.52%) .NET
11 43 (14.19%) Java
12 42 (13.86%) C#
13 40 (13.20%) Firewall
14 39 (12.87%) Oracle
15 36 (11.88%) DNS
16 35 (11.55%) Cisco
17 33 (10.89%) Software Engineering
18 32 (10.56%) DHCP
18 32 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
18 32 (10.56%) Project Delivery
19 30 (9.90%) AngularJS
19 30 (9.90%) WAN
20 29 (9.57%) Change Management
20 29 (9.57%) Information Security
20 29 (9.57%) Analytics
20 29 (9.57%) Data Centre
21 28 (9.24%) NX-OS

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 7 (2.31%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.65%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.32%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.99%) Confluence
4 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.66%) Apache
5 2 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.66%) Jupyter
5 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.33%) IIS
6 1 (0.33%) Mule
6 1 (0.33%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.33%) SAS
6 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) SAP BPC
1 2 (0.66%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 59 (19.47%) AWS
2 25 (8.25%) GCP
3 22 (7.26%) Azure
4 7 (2.31%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (2.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 6 (1.98%) Office 365
5 6 (1.98%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 4 (1.32%) Power Platform
6 4 (1.32%) SaaS
6 4 (1.32%) Serverless
7 3 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.66%) IaaS
8 2 (0.66%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.66%) PaaS
9 1 (0.33%) GitHub
9 1 (0.33%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.33%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 40 (13.20%) Firewall
2 36 (11.88%) DNS
3 32 (10.56%) DHCP
4 30 (9.90%) WAN
5 28 (9.24%) BGP
5 28 (9.24%) Cisco IOS
5 28 (9.24%) Multicast
5 28 (9.24%) NX-OS
5 28 (9.24%) OSPF
6 22 (7.26%) TCP/IP
7 16 (5.28%) Unified Communications
7 16 (5.28%) VPN
8 14 (4.62%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (4.62%) DMVPN
8 14 (4.62%) EIGRP
8 14 (4.62%) IGMP
8 14 (4.62%) IPv6
8 14 (4.62%) MPLS
8 14 (4.62%) Structured Cabling
8 14 (4.62%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (15.51%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.25%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (4.95%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.29%) Big Data
5 11 (3.63%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (3.30%) MongoDB
6 10 (3.30%) MySQL
7 9 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.31%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.31%) Redis
8 7 (2.31%) Tableau
9 5 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.32%) Power BI
11 3 (0.99%) QlikView
12 2 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.66%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (7.92%) Oracle APEX
2 14 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.96%) JIRA
4 7 (2.31%) GitLab
5 6 (1.98%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.65%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.99%) jMock
7 3 (0.99%) JUnit
7 3 (0.99%) Selenium
8 2 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.66%) Cypress.io
8 2 (0.66%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.66%) JBehave
8 2 (0.66%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.66%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.33%) NUnit
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 303 (100.00%) Finance
2 58 (19.14%) Banking
3 16 (5.28%) Investment Banking
4 14 (4.62%) Legal
5 13 (4.29%) Law
6 10 (3.30%) Back Office
6 10 (3.30%) Front Office
7 8 (2.64%) Marketing
8 6 (1.98%) Mandarin Language
9 5 (1.65%) Retail
10 4 (1.32%) Public Sector
10 4 (1.32%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.99%) Advertising
11 3 (0.99%) Electronics
11 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.33%) French Language
12 1 (0.33%) Games
12 1 (0.33%) German Language
12 1 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 81 (26.73%) Developer
2 38 (12.54%) Analyst
3 29 (9.57%) Network Engineer
4 28 (9.24%) Senior Network Engineer
5 21 (6.93%) Java Developer
6 18 (5.94%) Development Manager
7 17 (5.61%) JavaScript Developer
7 17 (5.61%) Oracle Development Manager
8 16 (5.28%) .NET Developer
9 15 (4.95%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (4.95%) Senior Developer
10 14 (4.62%) Cisco Engineer
10 14 (4.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 14 (4.62%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 14 (4.62%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 13 (4.29%) Architect
12 12 (3.96%) Applications Support
12 12 (3.96%) Machine Learning Engineer
12 12 (3.96%) Python Engineer
13 11 (3.63%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (14.52%) .NET
2 30 (9.90%) AngularJS
3 24 (7.92%) CSS
4 23 (7.59%) React
5 20 (6.60%) Web Services
6 19 (6.27%) HTML
7 16 (5.28%) Vue.js
8 14 (4.62%) 802.1X
9 12 (3.96%) Node.js
9 12 (3.96%) Spring
10 11 (3.63%) Kafka
11 10 (3.30%) LESS
11 10 (3.30%) Middleware
11 10 (3.30%) Sass
12 9 (2.97%) jQuery
12 9 (2.97%) Redux
13 8 (2.64%) .NET Core
13 8 (2.64%) Angular 2
13 8 (2.64%) FIX Protocol
13 8 (2.64%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.56%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (9.57%) Data Centre
3 20 (6.60%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (6.27%) Fixed Income
5 14 (4.62%) Hedge funds
6 13 (4.29%) Derivative
7 11 (3.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (3.30%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.65%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.65%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.65%) User Experience
11 4 (1.32%) Market Risk
11 4 (1.32%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.99%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.99%) Mobile Payment
12 3 (0.99%) SWIFT
13 2 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
13 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Licensing
13 2 (0.66%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 57 (18.81%) Windows
2 47 (15.51%) Linux
3 12 (3.96%) Unix
3 12 (3.96%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.65%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.65%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (16.83%) Fintech
3 33 (10.89%) Software Engineering
4 32 (10.56%) Project Delivery
5 29 (9.57%) Analytics
5 29 (9.57%) Change Management
5 29 (9.57%) Information Security
6 27 (8.91%) DevOps
7 26 (8.58%) Risk Management
7 26 (8.58%) Scrum
8 25 (8.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 24 (7.92%) OO
10 23 (7.59%) TDD
11 22 (7.26%) Machine Learning
12 19 (6.27%) Coaching
12 19 (6.27%) ITIL
12 19 (6.27%) Kanban
13 18 (5.94%) Asset Management
14 17 (5.61%) Load Balancing
14 17 (5.61%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 83 (27.39%) SQL
2 51 (16.83%) JavaScript
3 44 (14.52%) Python
4 43 (14.19%) Java
5 42 (13.86%) C#
6 27 (8.91%) PL/SQL
7 21 (6.93%) TypeScript
8 10 (3.30%) C++
9 9 (2.97%) PowerShell
9 9 (2.97%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.98%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.65%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.32%) Apex Code
12 4 (1.32%) Scala
12 4 (1.32%) SOQL
13 3 (0.99%) C
13 3 (0.99%) ES6
13 3 (0.99%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.99%) VBA
14 2 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (8.25%) Degree
2 17 (5.61%) CCNP
2 17 (5.61%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.31%) CISSP
4 5 (1.65%) CISA
4 5 (1.65%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.99%) CISM
5 3 (0.99%) CRISC
5 3 (0.99%) MCSE
5 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.66%) ACCA
6 2 (0.66%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.66%) CIMA
6 2 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.33%) CISMP
7 1 (0.33%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.33%) FFIEC
7 1 (0.33%) OSCP
7 1 (0.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.97%) QA
2 5 (1.65%) SEPA
3 4 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.99%) GDPR
4 3 (0.99%) ISO 20022
4 3 (0.99%) SLA
5 2 (0.66%) COREP
5 2 (0.66%) IFRS
5 2 (0.66%) ITGC
5 2 (0.66%) PMO
5 2 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.33%) Basel III
6 1 (0.33%) COBIT
6 1 (0.33%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.33%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.33%) NIST
6 1 (0.33%) PSD2
6 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (6.93%) Docker
2 18 (5.94%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.99%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (6.93%) Kubernetes
2 13 (4.29%) Terraform
3 4 (1.32%) Ansible
3 4 (1.32%) Nagios
3 4 (1.32%) SCCM
4 2 (0.66%) Control-M
4 2 (0.66%) Istio
4 2 (0.66%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.66%) MaaS360
4 2 (0.66%) Packer
4 2 (0.66%) SCOM
4 2 (0.66%) vCenter Server
4 2 (0.66%) WSUS
5 1 (0.33%) Argo
5 1 (0.33%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 74 (24.42%) Microsoft
2 39 (12.87%) Oracle
3 35 (11.55%) Cisco
4 28 (9.24%) CheckPoint
4 28 (9.24%) Infoblox
5 15 (4.95%) F5
6 14 (4.62%) ForeScout
6 14 (4.62%) Palo Alto
7 9 (2.97%) Google
7 9 (2.97%) Solace
8 7 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.98%) SAP
9 6 (1.98%) VMware
10 5 (1.65%) Citrix
11 4 (1.32%) Murex
11 4 (1.32%) Sybase
12 3 (0.99%) Bloomberg
12 3 (0.99%) MuleSoft
12 3 (0.99%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.99%) TIBCO