Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Institution
UK
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 416 402 418
Rank change year-on-year -14 +16 -53
Permanent jobs citing Financial Institution 1,287 1,313 1,558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.77% 0.76%
As % of the General category 1.75% 1.85% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 819 1,012 1,282
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +18.18% -0.90%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £95,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% -5.26%

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 73,708 71,100 90,899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.52% 41.51% 44.46%
Number of salaries quoted 57,750 57,137 73,777
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%

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 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Financial Institution in the UK

Financial Institution
Top 16 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 21 April 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 -7 1,237 £62,500 -3.85% 146
London -19 1,010 £70,000 +3.70% 106
UK excluding London -54 262 £50,000 -3.85% 51
South East +3 102 £45,000 -10.00% 11
North of England -26 59 £52,750 +31.88% 10
Midlands +12 40 £56,250 +40.63% 9
Yorkshire +47 39 £55,000 +100.00% 6
West Midlands +29 36 £55,000 +29.41% 7
Scotland -29 30 £50,000 - 10
North West -50 19 £39,500 -13.19% 1
South West -30 15 £55,000 -4.35% 6
Wales -3 8 £38,750 -26.19%
Northern Ireland - 5 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands -16 4 £60,000 +50.00% 2
East of England -32 3 £42,500 -19.05% 4
North East -24 1 £70,000 +75.00% 3

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1,287 (100.00%) Finance
2 515 (40.02%) Banking
3 350 (27.20%) SQL
4 349 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
5 345 (26.81%) Java
6 322 (25.02%) Problem-Solving
7 245 (19.04%) C#
8 241 (18.73%) Analytical Skills
9 235 (18.26%) Degree
10 222 (17.25%) Investment Banking
11 219 (17.02%) JavaScript
12 207 (16.08%) Risk Management
12 207 (16.08%) Investment Management
13 193 (15.00%) SQL Server
14 191 (14.84%) .NET
14 191 (14.84%) Linux
15 190 (14.76%) Big Data
16 175 (13.60%) Computer Science
17 174 (13.52%) Python
18 171 (13.29%) Microsoft
19 160 (12.43%) Windows
20 152 (11.81%) Fintech
21 150 (11.66%) Hedge funds
22 147 (11.42%) Project Management
23 145 (11.27%) Low Latency
24 143 (11.11%) Unix
24 143 (11.11%) C++
24 143 (11.11%) TDD
25 141 (10.96%) Oracle
26 134 (10.41%) OO

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 51 (3.96%) Apache Spark
2 46 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
2 46 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 29 (2.25%) Tomcat
4 28 (2.18%) Apache
5 21 (1.63%) SAS
6 20 (1.55%) WebLogic
7 17 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 16 (1.24%) IIS
9 15 (1.17%) Ethereum
9 15 (1.17%) JBoss
10 11 (0.85%) MS Exchange
11 10 (0.78%) CMS
11 10 (0.78%) Confluence
12 6 (0.47%) Apache Pig
12 6 (0.47%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (0.31%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 4 (0.31%) WordPress
14 3 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 66 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (4.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (2.49%) Microsoft Project
4 25 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.078%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.078%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.078%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (2.10%) Markit EDM
2 16 (1.24%) Distributed Ledger
3 15 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 13 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.93%) Sonata
6 11 (0.85%) Ripple
7 5 (0.39%) Actimize
8 4 (0.31%) Workfront
9 2 (0.16%) CA PPM
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
10 1 (0.078%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.078%) Finacle
10 1 (0.078%) Kondor
10 1 (0.078%) LatentZero
10 1 (0.078%) Misys Equation
10 1 (0.078%) Oracle AML
10 1 (0.078%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.078%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.078%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 116 (9.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 95 (7.38%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (4.27%) PaaS
4 47 (3.65%) SaaS
5 24 (1.86%) IaaS
6 20 (1.55%) Office 365
7 15 (1.17%) GitHub
8 9 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.54%) npm
10 6 (0.47%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.39%) OpenShift
12 4 (0.31%) Boomi
12 4 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.16%) Serverless
14 2 (0.16%) Sumo Logic
14 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 63 (4.90%) LAN
2 58 (4.51%) WAN
3 55 (4.27%) Firewall
3 55 (4.27%) TCP/IP
4 32 (2.49%) Internet
5 28 (2.18%) VPN
6 24 (1.86%) DNS
7 19 (1.48%) BGP
7 19 (1.48%) OSPF
8 17 (1.32%) DHCP
9 14 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
10 13 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (0.93%) Network Security
11 12 (0.93%) SNMP
11 12 (0.93%) WLAN
12 11 (0.85%) Ethernet
12 11 (0.85%) VoIP
13 10 (0.78%) Wireless
14 9 (0.70%) MPLS
14 9 (0.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 190 (14.76%) Big Data
3 93 (7.23%) Blockchain
4 87 (6.76%) Relational Database
5 54 (4.20%) Oracle Database
6 40 (3.11%) NoSQL
6 40 (3.11%) RDBMS
7 39 (3.03%) MySQL
8 38 (2.95%) BusinessObjects
9 37 (2.87%) DB2
10 32 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
10 32 (2.49%) Hadoop
11 28 (2.18%) Oracle Reports
12 27 (2.10%) MongoDB
13 10 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (0.70%) Data Lake
14 9 (0.70%) Impala
14 9 (0.70%) MemSQL
14 9 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (0.62%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 63 (4.90%) Git (software)
2 55 (4.27%) JIRA
3 50 (3.89%) Jenkins
4 49 (3.81%) Maven
5 32 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (2.18%) JUnit
7 25 (1.94%) Moq
7 25 (1.94%) MSTest
7 25 (1.94%) NUnit
7 25 (1.94%) Selenium
8 22 (1.71%) Bitbucket
8 22 (1.71%) Subversion
9 21 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (0.85%) Cucumber
10 11 (0.85%) Protractor
11 9 (0.70%) Eclipse
12 8 (0.62%) FitNesse
12 8 (0.62%) TeamCity
12 8 (0.62%) WebDriver
13 7 (0.54%) Mockito
General
1 1,287 (100.00%) Finance
2 515 (40.02%) Banking
3 222 (17.25%) Investment Banking
4 53 (4.12%) Front Office
5 45 (3.50%) Telecoms
6 41 (3.19%) Marketing
7 36 (2.80%) Back Office
7 36 (2.80%) French Language
8 35 (2.72%) Retail
9 30 (2.33%) Law
10 28 (2.18%) German Language
11 17 (1.32%) Retail Banking
12 16 (1.24%) Advertising
12 16 (1.24%) Legal
13 13 (1.01%) Spanish Language
14 10 (0.78%) Billing
15 9 (0.70%) Multimedia
16 8 (0.62%) Manufacturing
17 7 (0.54%) Italian Language
18 6 (0.47%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 348 (27.04%) Developer
2 176 (13.68%) Analyst
3 103 (8.00%) Java Developer
4 91 (7.07%) Consultant
5 74 (5.75%) C# Developer
6 63 (4.90%) Senior Developer
7 54 (4.20%) Business Analyst
7 54 (4.20%) Project Manager
8 53 (4.12%) Software Engineer
9 49 (3.81%) Support Analyst
10 47 (3.65%) .NET Developer
11 43 (3.34%) Applications Support
11 43 (3.34%) Architect
12 33 (2.56%) Support Engineer
13 31 (2.41%) Network Engineer
14 27 (2.10%) Python Developer
14 27 (2.10%) Senior C# Developer
15 26 (2.02%) DevOps Engineer
16 25 (1.94%) JavaScript Developer
16 25 (1.94%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (14.84%) .NET
2 124 (9.63%) AngularJS
3 123 (9.56%) HTML
4 96 (7.46%) Web Services
5 94 (7.30%) ASP.NET
6 92 (7.15%) REST
7 85 (6.60%) RESTful
8 75 (5.83%) CSS
9 59 (4.58%) Spring
10 56 (4.35%) XML
11 52 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 52 (4.04%) Kafka
12 47 (3.65%) React
13 44 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
14 42 (3.26%) HTML5
15 39 (3.03%) jQuery
16 35 (2.72%) Hibernate
17 32 (2.49%) Node.js
18 31 (2.41%) WCF
19 30 (2.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 241 (18.73%) Analytical Skills
2 175 (13.60%) Computer Science
3 152 (11.81%) Fintech
4 150 (11.66%) Hedge funds
5 121 (9.40%) Cyberthreat
6 115 (8.94%) Management Information System
7 65 (5.05%) Data Centre
8 62 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
9 57 (4.43%) Equities
10 56 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
11 54 (4.20%) Data Structures
12 51 (3.96%) Enterprise Software
13 50 (3.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 48 (3.73%) Fixed Income
15 45 (3.50%) User Experience
16 42 (3.26%) Algorithms
17 32 (2.49%) Market Risk
18 30 (2.33%) Derivative
19 29 (2.25%) SWIFT
20 25 (1.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 191 (14.84%) Linux
2 160 (12.43%) Windows
3 143 (11.11%) Unix
4 51 (3.96%) Windows Server
5 21 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (1.09%) Windows 7
9 13 (1.01%) Android
10 9 (0.70%) Windows 10
11 6 (0.47%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.47%) Solaris
12 4 (0.31%) CentOS
12 4 (0.31%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.23%) Kali Linux
13 3 (0.23%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.16%) AIX
14 2 (0.16%) HPUX
14 2 (0.16%) VMS
14 2 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (25.02%) Problem-Solving
3 207 (16.08%) Investment Management
3 207 (16.08%) Risk Management
4 147 (11.42%) Project Management
5 145 (11.27%) Low Latency
6 143 (11.11%) TDD
7 134 (10.41%) OO
8 130 (10.10%) Software Engineering
9 119 (9.25%) Analytics
9 119 (9.25%) Innovative Thinking
10 118 (9.17%) Strategic Thinking
11 114 (8.86%) ITIL
12 102 (7.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 100 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
14 98 (7.61%) Test Automation
15 97 (7.54%) SDLC
16 94 (7.30%) Mathematics
17 92 (7.15%) Change Management
18 88 (6.84%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 350 (27.20%) SQL
2 345 (26.81%) Java
3 245 (19.04%) C#
4 219 (17.02%) JavaScript
5 174 (13.52%) Python
6 143 (11.11%) C++
7 66 (5.13%) Perl
8 52 (4.04%) C
9 44 (3.42%) Scala
10 39 (3.03%) PowerShell
11 29 (2.25%) Java 8
12 24 (1.86%) PHP
12 24 (1.86%) R
13 23 (1.79%) Bash Shell
13 23 (1.79%) Shell Script
14 20 (1.55%) VB.NET
15 18 (1.40%) VBA
16 17 (1.32%) MATLAB
16 17 (1.32%) T-SQL
17 14 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 235 (18.26%) Degree
2 61 (4.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (2.33%) Master's Degree
4 28 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
5 27 (2.10%) PhD
6 24 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (1.48%) CISSP
8 16 (1.24%) ISTQB
9 15 (1.17%) MCSE
10 14 (1.09%) PMI Certification
11 12 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (0.93%) ISEB
11 12 (0.93%) PMP
11 12 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
13 9 (0.70%) Security Cleared
14 8 (0.62%) CCNP
14 8 (0.62%) CISM
15 6 (0.47%) CCIE
15 6 (0.47%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (6.99%) QA
2 38 (2.95%) Data Quality
3 30 (2.33%) GDPR
4 19 (1.48%) SEPA
5 18 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (1.32%) IFRS
6 17 (1.32%) IFRS 9
6 17 (1.32%) SLA
7 16 (1.24%) Dodd-Frank
7 16 (1.24%) PMO
8 15 (1.17%) FATCA
9 14 (1.09%) Solvency II
10 8 (0.62%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.47%) MiFID
11 6 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.39%) COBIT
12 5 (0.39%) PSD2
13 4 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 4 (0.31%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 60 (4.66%) Active Directory
2 38 (2.95%) Docker
3 19 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (0.54%) vSphere
7 4 (0.31%) HDFS
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.23%) Firmware
9 2 (0.16%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.078%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.078%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.078%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.078%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (1.94%) Puppet
2 18 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (1.24%) SCCM
4 12 (0.93%) Ansible
4 12 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
4 12 (0.93%) Terraform
5 9 (0.70%) Consul
5 9 (0.70%) linkerd
5 9 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (0.54%) Kibana
6 7 (0.54%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.47%) vRealize
8 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.39%) SCOrch
8 5 (0.39%) WSUS
9 4 (0.31%) Ambari
9 4 (0.31%) logstash
10 3 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.23%) Mesos
10 3 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 171 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 141 (10.96%) Oracle
3 66 (5.13%) Sybase
4 53 (4.12%) Cisco
5 34 (2.64%) VMware
6 31 (2.41%) Juniper
7 30 (2.33%) Citrix
8 28 (2.18%) ServiceNow
9 27 (2.10%) Vermilion
10 25 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (1.63%) Avaloq
11 21 (1.63%) Red Hat
12 20 (1.55%) Alias
13 19 (1.48%) Bloomberg
13 19 (1.48%) Capita
14 17 (1.32%) Google
15 16 (1.24%) Reuters
16 15 (1.17%) Ivanti
16 15 (1.17%) Remedy
16 15 (1.17%) Tableau