Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Institution
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 501 308 368
Rank change year-on-year -193 +60 +66
Permanent jobs citing Financial Institution 745 1,839 1,566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 1.11% 0.89%
As % of the General category 1.34% 2.58% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 615 814 930
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £64,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.78% +17.27%
10th Percentile £33,000 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £98,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% +7.53%

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 55,434 71,348 79,704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.59% 43.16% 45.37%
Number of salaries quoted 41,552 54,559 58,266
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% -

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 23 September 2019.

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 23 September 2019. 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 -218 671 £65,000 -3.70% 102
London -188 493 £70,000 - 79
UK excluding London +45 247 £50,000 +6.38% 28
South East +22 65 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Scotland +41 63 £50,000 +9.89% 5
North of England +3 52 £50,000 - 15
Yorkshire -10 44 £50,000 +3.09% 9
South West +40 36 £53,750 +19.44% 1
Midlands +30 18 £34,000 -28.04% 4
West Midlands +25 14 £34,000 -24.44% 4
East of England +72 9 £25,000 -50.00% 1
North West +15 8 £45,000 -10.00% 4
East Midlands +24 4 £75,000 +50.00%
Channel Islands +8 4 £24,500 -16.95%
Wales +7 4 £42,500 +25.00%

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 745 (100.00%) Finance
2 218 (29.26%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (27.25%) SQL
4 192 (25.77%) Banking
5 180 (24.16%) Java
6 138 (18.52%) .NET
7 126 (16.91%) Fintech
8 125 (16.78%) C#
9 122 (16.38%) Degree
10 117 (15.70%) Windows
11 115 (15.44%) JavaScript
12 112 (15.03%) Python
13 106 (14.23%) Microsoft
14 104 (13.96%) AWS
15 91 (12.21%) SQL Server
16 83 (11.14%) Linux
16 83 (11.14%) Azure
17 80 (10.74%) Computer Science
18 77 (10.34%) Change Management
19 74 (9.93%) DevOps
20 72 (9.66%) TDD
21 70 (9.40%) Git (software)
22 65 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
22 65 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
23 64 (8.59%) React
24 63 (8.46%) AngularJS
24 63 (8.46%) Digital Transformation Programme
25 60 (8.05%) Test Automation
26 59 (7.92%) Software Engineering
27 56 (7.52%) Oracle

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 28 (3.76%) Apache Spark
2 18 (2.42%) Confluence
3 15 (2.01%) MS Exchange
4 13 (1.74%) Apache
5 12 (1.61%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.21%) SAS
7 6 (0.81%) Apache Solr
7 6 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (0.81%) IIS
8 5 (0.67%) nginx
8 5 (0.67%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.54%) Appian
9 4 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.54%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.40%) Ethereum
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.27%) CMS
11 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (4.70%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.27%) InVision
5 2 (0.27%) Sketch
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.13%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 5 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 104 (13.96%) AWS
2 83 (11.14%) Azure
3 20 (2.68%) GCP
3 20 (2.68%) SaaS
4 16 (2.15%) Office 365
5 8 (1.07%) Power Platform
6 7 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (0.94%) PaaS
7 6 (0.81%) GitHub
8 5 (0.67%) Trello
9 4 (0.54%) Apigee
9 4 (0.54%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.40%) Slack
11 2 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.27%) Google Docs
11 2 (0.27%) Google Sheets
11 2 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.03%) Firewall
2 22 (2.95%) WAN
3 19 (2.55%) Wireless
4 18 (2.42%) LAN
5 17 (2.28%) VPN
6 14 (1.88%) DNS
6 14 (1.88%) Internet
7 11 (1.48%) Network Security
7 11 (1.48%) TCP/IP
8 10 (1.34%) Cisco Nexus
8 10 (1.34%) OSPF
8 10 (1.34%) VLAN
9 9 (1.21%) BGP
9 9 (1.21%) VoIP
10 8 (1.07%) BIG-IP
10 8 (1.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (1.07%) Junos
11 7 (0.94%) DHCP
11 7 (0.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.10%) Big Data
2 38 (5.10%) NoSQL
3 37 (4.97%) MySQL
4 36 (4.83%) Blockchain
5 30 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 25 (3.36%) Relational Database
8 20 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (2.28%) Oracle Database
12 13 (1.74%) Redis
13 11 (1.48%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (1.07%) Power BI
15 7 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (0.94%) Oracle9i Database
16 6 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
16 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 70 (9.40%) Git (software)
2 41 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (4.97%) JIRA
4 25 (3.36%) Jenkins
4 25 (3.36%) Selenium
5 21 (2.82%) NUnit
6 20 (2.68%) Bitbucket
7 18 (2.42%) JUnit
8 17 (2.28%) TeamCity
9 14 (1.88%) SpecFlow
9 14 (1.88%) Visual Studio
10 13 (1.74%) Cucumber
11 9 (1.21%) Maven
12 8 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (0.94%) Eclipse
13 7 (0.94%) GitLab
13 7 (0.94%) WebDriver
14 5 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
14 5 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 745 (100.00%) Finance
2 192 (25.77%) Banking
3 32 (4.30%) Investment Banking
4 26 (3.49%) Back Office
5 20 (2.68%) Front Office
6 13 (1.74%) Retail
7 9 (1.21%) Billing
8 8 (1.07%) French Language
8 8 (1.07%) German Language
8 8 (1.07%) Law
8 8 (1.07%) Marketing
8 8 (1.07%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.81%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.54%) Legal
10 4 (0.54%) Public Sector
11 2 (0.27%) Automotive
11 2 (0.27%) Games
12 1 (0.13%) Local Government
12 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.13%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 247 (33.15%) Developer
2 90 (12.08%) Analyst
3 58 (7.79%) Java Developer
4 48 (6.44%) C# Developer
5 45 (6.04%) .NET Developer
6 43 (5.77%) SQL Developer
7 38 (5.10%) C# .NET Developer
8 36 (4.83%) Project Manager
9 33 (4.43%) Consultant
10 32 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
11 31 (4.16%) Junior
12 29 (3.89%) Senior Developer
13 28 (3.76%) Business Analyst
14 24 (3.22%) Lead Developer
15 23 (3.09%) AWS Engineer
15 23 (3.09%) Graduate
16 21 (2.82%) Network Engineer
16 21 (2.82%) Software Engineer
17 20 (2.68%) Cloud Engineer
17 20 (2.68%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (18.52%) .NET
2 64 (8.59%) React
3 63 (8.46%) AngularJS
4 51 (6.85%) CSS
5 48 (6.44%) Node.js
6 41 (5.50%) HTML
7 37 (4.97%) Web Services
8 36 (4.83%) REST
9 33 (4.43%) Spring
10 26 (3.49%) ASP.NET
11 24 (3.22%) RESTful
12 23 (3.09%) Elastic Stack
13 20 (2.68%) JSON
14 19 (2.55%) WPF
14 19 (2.55%) XML
15 18 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (2.42%) HTML5
15 18 (2.42%) Kafka
16 17 (2.28%) .NET Core
16 17 (2.28%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 65 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (6.04%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (4.03%) Hedge funds
4 29 (3.89%) User Experience
5 25 (3.36%) Algorithms
5 25 (3.36%) Data Centre
6 23 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (2.55%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.74%) Equities
9 11 (1.48%) Fixed Income
9 11 (1.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (1.34%) Credit Risk
10 10 (1.34%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.07%) Public Cloud
12 7 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (0.94%) Derivative
12 7 (0.94%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.81%) Market Risk
14 5 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
15 4 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 117 (15.70%) Windows
2 83 (11.14%) Linux
3 44 (5.91%) Windows Server
4 39 (5.23%) Unix
5 25 (3.36%) Windows 7
6 21 (2.82%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.82%) Windows 10
7 17 (2.28%) Android
8 13 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.67%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.13%) Debian
13 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (29.26%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (16.91%) Fintech
3 80 (10.74%) Computer Science
4 77 (10.34%) Change Management
5 74 (9.93%) DevOps
6 72 (9.66%) TDD
7 65 (8.72%) Problem-Solving
8 63 (8.46%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 60 (8.05%) Test Automation
10 59 (7.92%) Software Engineering
11 52 (6.98%) BDD
11 52 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
12 51 (6.85%) Scrum
13 49 (6.58%) OO
14 46 (6.17%) Analytics
15 45 (6.04%) ITIL
16 44 (5.91%) Microservices
17 42 (5.64%) Project Management
17 42 (5.64%) SDLC
18 38 (5.10%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 203 (27.25%) SQL
2 180 (24.16%) Java
3 125 (16.78%) C#
4 115 (15.44%) JavaScript
5 112 (15.03%) Python
6 56 (7.52%) PowerShell
7 40 (5.37%) C++
7 40 (5.37%) Scala
8 37 (4.97%) T-SQL
9 36 (4.83%) Bash Shell
10 27 (3.62%) C
11 25 (3.36%) Perl
12 22 (2.95%) R
12 22 (2.95%) VBA
13 19 (2.55%) Ruby
14 17 (2.28%) VB.NET
15 16 (2.15%) PL/SQL
16 15 (2.01%) Go
17 14 (1.88%) Kotlin
18 12 (1.61%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 122 (16.38%) Degree
2 44 (5.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (2.82%) CCNP
5 18 (2.42%) CCNA
6 17 (2.28%) CCSA
6 17 (2.28%) CCSE
7 13 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (1.74%) PhD
8 12 (1.61%) CCIE
8 12 (1.61%) CISA
9 10 (1.34%) CISM
9 10 (1.34%) CISSP
10 9 (1.21%) CRISC
10 9 (1.21%) ISTQB
10 9 (1.21%) MCSE
11 8 (1.07%) CEH
11 8 (1.07%) Check Point Certification
11 8 (1.07%) GSEC
11 8 (1.07%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.97%) QA
2 20 (2.68%) SLA
3 17 (2.28%) GDPR
4 11 (1.48%) PMO
5 10 (1.34%) NIST
6 9 (1.21%) Basel II
6 9 (1.21%) IFRS
6 9 (1.21%) IFRS 9
7 7 (0.94%) PSD2
8 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.40%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.27%) EMIR
11 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
System Software
1 38 (5.10%) Docker
2 35 (4.70%) Active Directory
3 23 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.34%) Hyper-V
5 9 (1.21%) VMware Workstation
6 7 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.81%) XenApp
7 6 (0.81%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.67%) vSphere
9 4 (0.54%) LXC
10 2 (0.27%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 41 (5.50%) Ansible
2 24 (3.22%) Puppet
3 21 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (2.42%) Grafana
5 16 (2.15%) SCCM
6 12 (1.61%) Kubernetes
7 10 (1.34%) Terraform
7 10 (1.34%) WSUS
8 8 (1.07%) Control-M
9 6 (0.81%) Packer
9 6 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.54%) CA Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.27%) Icinga
11 2 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.27%) Perfmon
11 2 (0.27%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.13%) CASB
12 1 (0.13%) PowerCLI
12 1 (0.13%) rkt
12 1 (0.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 106 (14.23%) Microsoft
2 56 (7.52%) Oracle
3 27 (3.62%) Cisco
3 27 (3.62%) VMware
4 17 (2.28%) CheckPoint
4 17 (2.28%) F5
4 17 (2.28%) Google
5 15 (2.01%) Juniper
6 14 (1.88%) Citrix
7 12 (1.61%) CA
8 11 (1.48%) Blue Coat
9 10 (1.34%) Apple
9 10 (1.34%) Palo Alto
10 8 (1.07%) Bloomberg
10 8 (1.07%) Splunk
10 8 (1.07%) Zscaler
11 7 (0.94%) Avaloq
11 7 (0.94%) IBM
11 7 (0.94%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.94%) Reuters