Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial Institution
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 452 454 399
Rank change year-on-year +2 -55 +22
Permanent jobs citing Financial Institution 782 977 1,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.64% 0.65% 0.75%
As % of the General category 1.60% 1.60% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 606 784 851
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £64,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +8.53% +7.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% +5.00%

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 49,020 60,977 76,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.95% 40.88% 43.46%
Number of salaries quoted 37,248 46,449 59,189
UK median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.91% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 24 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Financial Institution in the UK

Financial Institution
Top 14 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 24 February 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 +18 742 £65,000 -7.14% 123
London -55 490 £75,000 +7.14% 74
UK excluding London +170 277 £50,000 +11.11% 58
North of England +118 122 £50,000 +17.65% 23
Yorkshire +86 80 £50,000 +25.00% 14
South East +79 54 £56,250 -16.67% 10
North West +55 42 £42,500 -5.56% 5
South West +71 36 £43,000 -49.41% 4
Midlands +24 28 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Scotland +10 28 £50,000 -9.09% 5
East Midlands +30 14 £42,500 -5.56% 1
West Midlands +13 14 £40,000 -19.19% 4
East of England +59 7 £73,500 +96.00% 7
Wales -6 2 £37,500 -18.92% 3

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 782 (100.00%) Finance
2 238 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (26.73%) Java
4 190 (24.30%) SQL
5 145 (18.54%) Python
6 144 (18.41%) Change Management
7 135 (17.26%) Banking
8 119 (15.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 116 (14.83%) Problem-Solving
9 116 (14.83%) DevOps
10 115 (14.71%) Fintech
11 108 (13.81%) Microsoft
12 102 (13.04%) Linux
13 101 (12.92%) Degree
13 101 (12.92%) AWS
14 90 (11.51%) JavaScript
15 88 (11.25%) Scrum
16 84 (10.74%) Git (software)
17 83 (10.61%) Oracle
18 80 (10.23%) Docker
19 79 (10.10%) TDD
20 77 (9.85%) Windows
20 77 (9.85%) Azure
21 75 (9.59%) Computer Science
22 74 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
23 73 (9.34%) C#
23 73 (9.34%) Spring
24 70 (8.95%) Jenkins
25 63 (8.06%) SQL Server
26 62 (7.93%) JIRA

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 31 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (3.07%) Confluence
3 16 (2.05%) MQSeries
4 13 (1.66%) IIS
5 10 (1.28%) Apache Spark
6 9 (1.15%) Apache
6 9 (1.15%) SAS
6 9 (1.15%) SharePoint
7 7 (0.90%) Mule
8 6 (0.77%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.64%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.64%) WildFly
10 4 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.38%) Appian
11 3 (0.38%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
12 2 (0.26%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (3.84%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (2.30%) Chatbot
3 14 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.38%) Sketch
6 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.13%) Figma
7 1 (0.13%) InDesign
7 1 (0.13%) InVision
7 1 (0.13%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 11 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.64%) HFM
2 5 (0.64%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle AGIS
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.13%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 101 (12.92%) AWS
2 77 (9.85%) Azure
3 35 (4.48%) GCP
4 30 (3.84%) PaaS
5 23 (2.94%) IaaS
6 21 (2.69%) SaaS
7 20 (2.56%) Office 365
8 19 (2.43%) Serverless
9 18 (2.30%) GitHub
10 9 (1.15%) Quay.io
11 7 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.77%) Datadog
12 6 (0.77%) Power Platform
13 5 (0.64%) iPaaS
13 5 (0.64%) Trello
14 4 (0.51%) AWS CodePipeline
15 3 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
15 3 (0.38%) Apigee
15 3 (0.38%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.43%) WAN
2 16 (2.05%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.92%) LAN
4 14 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (1.66%) VLAN
6 11 (1.41%) DNS
7 10 (1.28%) BGP
7 10 (1.28%) Firewall
7 10 (1.28%) OSPF
8 9 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (1.15%) NX-OS
9 8 (1.02%) DHCP
9 8 (1.02%) HTTP
10 7 (0.90%) FTP
11 6 (0.77%) Internet
11 6 (0.77%) SAN
11 6 (0.77%) Wireless
12 5 (0.64%) VoIP
13 4 (0.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (0.51%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 44 (5.63%) NoSQL
3 30 (3.84%) Relational Database
4 27 (3.45%) MongoDB
5 24 (3.07%) Oracle Database
6 23 (2.94%) Big Data
7 21 (2.69%) BusinessObjects
8 19 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
10 17 (2.17%) MySQL
11 12 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (1.53%) Redis
12 9 (1.15%) Data Lake
12 9 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (1.02%) DB2
13 8 (1.02%) NuoDB
13 8 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.90%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.90%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 84 (10.74%) Git (software)
2 70 (8.95%) Jenkins
3 62 (7.93%) JIRA
4 42 (5.37%) GitLab
5 30 (3.84%) Maven
6 24 (3.07%) Bitbucket
7 23 (2.94%) JUnit
8 21 (2.69%) Cucumber
9 17 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
10 16 (2.05%) Selenium
10 16 (2.05%) webpack
11 15 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (1.66%) CircleCI
13 11 (1.41%) Gradle
14 10 (1.28%) Mocha
14 10 (1.28%) SonarQube
15 9 (1.15%) Ant
15 9 (1.15%) fastlane
15 9 (1.15%) Jasmine
16 8 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 782 (100.00%) Finance
2 135 (17.26%) Banking
3 50 (6.39%) Front Office
4 29 (3.71%) Law
5 23 (2.94%) Back Office
6 20 (2.56%) Games
6 20 (2.56%) Investment Banking
6 20 (2.56%) Legal
7 10 (1.28%) Marketing
8 8 (1.02%) Billing
9 6 (0.77%) Retail
10 3 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.38%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.38%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.26%) International Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Advertising
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.13%) Local Government
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 229 (29.28%) Developer
2 96 (12.28%) Analyst
3 73 (9.34%) Senior Developer
4 63 (8.06%) Java Developer
5 49 (6.27%) Support Engineer
6 47 (6.01%) Business Analyst
7 34 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 33 (4.22%) Full Stack Developer
9 31 (3.96%) Junior
10 29 (3.71%) Applications Support
10 29 (3.71%) Software Engineer
11 25 (3.20%) .NET Developer
11 25 (3.20%) JavaScript Developer
12 23 (2.94%) Applications Engineer
12 23 (2.94%) Applications Support Engineer
12 23 (2.94%) Lead Developer
12 23 (2.94%) Senior DevOps
12 23 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
13 21 (2.69%) Infrastructure Manager
14 20 (2.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (9.34%) Spring
2 61 (7.80%) .NET
3 54 (6.91%) XML
4 50 (6.39%) CSS
5 48 (6.14%) HTML
5 48 (6.14%) React
6 44 (5.63%) REST
7 42 (5.37%) Web Services
8 41 (5.24%) Node.js
9 39 (4.99%) J2EE
10 35 (4.48%) RESTful
11 34 (4.35%) AngularJS
12 27 (3.45%) JSON
12 27 (3.45%) SOAP
13 21 (2.69%) JSP
13 21 (2.69%) Spring Boot
14 18 (2.30%) JMS
15 17 (2.17%) Hibernate
16 16 (2.05%) J2SE
16 16 (2.05%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 74 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (3.84%) Derivative
4 25 (3.20%) Data Centre
5 23 (2.94%) User Experience
6 20 (2.56%) Mobile App
7 18 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (2.05%) Equity Derivative
8 16 (2.05%) Hedge funds
8 16 (2.05%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.79%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.53%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.53%) Credit Risk
10 12 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.28%) Fixed Income
13 8 (1.02%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.90%) Equities
15 6 (0.77%) Driving Licence
15 6 (0.77%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 102 (13.04%) Linux
2 77 (9.85%) Windows
3 44 (5.63%) Unix
4 34 (4.35%) Apple iOS
5 25 (3.20%) Android
6 19 (2.43%) CentOS
6 19 (2.43%) Windows Server
7 15 (1.92%) Windows 10
7 15 (1.92%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.41%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (0.51%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.51%) SUSE
9 4 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.26%) Solaris
11 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.13%) AIX
12 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (18.41%) Change Management
3 119 (15.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 116 (14.83%) DevOps
4 116 (14.83%) Problem-Solving
5 115 (14.71%) Fintech
6 88 (11.25%) Scrum
7 79 (10.10%) TDD
8 75 (9.59%) Computer Science
9 60 (7.67%) Analytics
10 58 (7.42%) Project Management
11 57 (7.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 54 (6.91%) Microservices
13 53 (6.78%) Software Engineering
14 52 (6.65%) ITIL
15 46 (5.88%) Test Automation
16 45 (5.75%) BDD
17 44 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
17 44 (5.63%) Decision-Making
18 42 (5.37%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 209 (26.73%) Java
2 190 (24.30%) SQL
3 145 (18.54%) Python
4 90 (11.51%) JavaScript
5 73 (9.34%) C#
6 39 (4.99%) PL/SQL
7 37 (4.73%) C++
8 35 (4.48%) PowerShell
9 33 (4.22%) Bash Shell
10 24 (3.07%) Java 8
11 18 (2.30%) R
11 18 (2.30%) Scala
12 17 (2.17%) Ruby
12 17 (2.17%) T-SQL
13 16 (2.05%) C
14 14 (1.79%) Apple Swift
15 11 (1.41%) Perl
15 11 (1.41%) PHP
15 11 (1.41%) TypeScript
16 9 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 101 (12.92%) Degree
2 45 (5.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (2.81%) CISSP
5 19 (2.43%) CCNP
6 16 (2.05%) CCNA
7 14 (1.79%) MCSE
7 14 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (1.66%) CCSA
8 13 (1.66%) CCSE
8 13 (1.66%) Numerate Degree
9 12 (1.53%) CRISC
10 11 (1.41%) CISM
11 10 (1.28%) CCIE
11 10 (1.28%) PhD
12 8 (1.02%) CISA
13 7 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.90%) Master's Degree
13 7 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 6 (0.77%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.71%) QA
2 20 (2.56%) GDPR
3 19 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.43%) PMO
4 13 (1.66%) NIST
4 13 (1.66%) SLA
5 9 (1.15%) ITGC
6 8 (1.02%) COBIT
6 8 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.90%) Basel II
7 7 (0.90%) IFRS
7 7 (0.90%) IFRS 9
8 6 (0.77%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.38%) EMIR
9 3 (0.38%) ISAE 3402
9 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.38%) MiFID
9 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.13%) Basel III
10 1 (0.13%) CRD IV
System Software
1 80 (10.23%) Docker
2 26 (3.32%) Active Directory
3 20 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.15%) XenApp
4 9 (1.15%) XenDesktop
5 7 (0.90%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.77%) vSphere
7 3 (0.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 3 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.13%) OpenSSH
9 1 (0.13%) Samba
9 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 37 (4.73%) Ansible
2 34 (4.35%) Kubernetes
3 23 (2.94%) Terraform
4 19 (2.43%) Puppet
5 16 (2.05%) SCCM
6 9 (1.15%) Control-M
6 9 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
6 9 (1.15%) WSUS
7 8 (1.02%) ITRS Geneos
8 7 (0.90%) Grafana
9 5 (0.64%) BladeLogic
9 5 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.51%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (0.51%) Kibana
10 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.51%) Perfmon
10 4 (0.51%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.38%) SCOM
12 2 (0.26%) PowerCLI
13 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 108 (13.81%) Microsoft
2 83 (10.61%) Oracle
3 28 (3.58%) Cisco
3 28 (3.58%) VMware
4 18 (2.30%) Google
5 17 (2.17%) Bloomberg
5 17 (2.17%) Reuters
6 14 (1.79%) CheckPoint
6 14 (1.79%) Citrix
6 14 (1.79%) F5
7 12 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.28%) AppDynamics
8 10 (1.28%) IBM
8 10 (1.28%) Palo Alto
9 9 (1.15%) Murex
10 8 (1.02%) Atlassian
10 8 (1.02%) Jitterbit
11 7 (0.90%) Informatica
11 7 (0.90%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.90%) Wyse