Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for KYC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited KYC over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Know Your Customers/Clients (KYC)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 960 1003 1159
Rank change year-on-year +43 +156 +39
Permanent jobs citing KYC 209 143 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.084% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.093% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 172 102 103
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £46,750 £31,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £91,125 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £65,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -17.31% +36.84% -9.52%

KYC is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 156,628 153,326 180,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.84% 90.55% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 125,948 125,702 150,219
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

KYC
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing KYC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for KYC in the UK

KYC
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing KYC.

Salary trend for KYC in the UK

KYC
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing KYC over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for KYC in the UK

KYC
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing KYC within the UK over the 6 months to 24 May 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 +92 201 £70,000 +12.00% 16
London +95 182 £70,000 +21.74% 11
UK excluding London -35 26 £53,750 -17.31% 5
North of England +12 8 £83,500 +28.46% 1
West Midlands +8 5 £82,500 +37.50% 4
Midlands +5 5 £82,500 +37.50% 4
Yorkshire +24 4 £83,500 - 1
North West -4 4 - -
Scotland -46 4 £50,000 -13.04%
Wales - 3 £45,000 -
East of England -6 2 £53,750 -23.21%
South West -9 2 - -
South East -12 2 £65,000 -31.58%

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT jobs citing KYC 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 KYC.

1 170 (81.34%) Finance
2 144 (68.90%) Banking
3 133 (63.64%) SQL
4 101 (48.33%) Blockchain
5 96 (45.93%) NoSQL
6 95 (45.45%) Git (software)
7 94 (44.98%) Data Security
8 93 (44.50%) MySQL
9 92 (44.02%) Identity Management
10 91 (43.54%) Telecoms
10 91 (43.54%) Redis
10 91 (43.54%) GitHub
10 91 (43.54%) Smart Contracts
11 88 (42.11%) Node.js
11 88 (42.11%) Test Automation
12 87 (41.63%) PostgreSQL
13 84 (40.19%) Front End Development
14 78 (37.32%) Linux
15 77 (36.84%) Distributed Ledger
16 73 (34.93%) Anti-Money Laundering
17 67 (32.06%) Ethereum
18 65 (31.10%) Amazon AWS
19 63 (30.14%) Bitcoin
20 62 (29.67%) CSS
21 61 (29.19%) API Design
22 60 (28.71%) Solidity
22 60 (28.71%) Microsoft Azure
23 59 (28.23%) Cloud Computing
24 55 (26.32%) ES6
24 55 (26.32%) API Development

KYC
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 67 (32.06%) Ethereum
2 12 (5.74%) SAS
3 9 (4.31%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.31%) WebLogic
3 9 (4.31%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.91%) Hyperledger
5 3 (1.44%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 77 (36.84%) Distributed Ledger
2 14 (6.70%) Actimize
3 5 (2.39%) Ripple
3 5 (2.39%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 91 (43.54%) GitHub
2 65 (31.10%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (28.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 59 (28.23%) Cloud Computing
5 46 (22.01%) Amazon EC2
5 46 (22.01%) Amazon S3
6 36 (17.22%) Slack
7 31 (14.83%) Trello
8 16 (7.66%) SaaS
9 5 (2.39%) Adobe Analytics
9 5 (2.39%) Google Analytics
10 4 (1.91%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (1.91%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.91%) Serverless
10 4 (1.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.96%) Office 365
12 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.48%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.31%) Internet
2 5 (2.39%) SMS
3 2 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (0.96%) NFC
3 2 (0.96%) Skype
4 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (48.33%) Blockchain
2 96 (45.93%) NoSQL
3 93 (44.50%) MySQL
4 91 (43.54%) Redis
5 87 (41.63%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (8.13%) SQL Server
7 13 (6.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (4.78%) Relational Database
9 9 (4.31%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (4.31%) RDBMS
10 8 (3.83%) Big Data
11 5 (2.39%) QlikView
12 3 (1.44%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.44%) Impala
12 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.96%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 95 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 42 (20.10%) Mocha
3 29 (13.88%) JIRA
4 27 (12.92%) webpack
5 4 (1.91%) Babel
5 4 (1.91%) RSpec
6 1 (0.48%) Gradle
6 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.48%) JUnit
6 1 (0.48%) Mockito
6 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 170 (81.34%) Finance
2 144 (68.90%) Banking
3 91 (43.54%) Telecoms
4 24 (11.48%) Financial Institution
5 14 (6.70%) Legal
6 12 (5.74%) Marketing
7 9 (4.31%) Billing
8 8 (3.83%) Law
9 7 (3.35%) French Language
9 7 (3.35%) Retail
10 6 (2.87%) Investment Banking
11 5 (2.39%) Back Office
11 5 (2.39%) Japanese Language
11 5 (2.39%) Spanish Language
12 4 (1.91%) Electronics
12 4 (1.91%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.96%) Arabic Language
13 2 (0.96%) Games
13 2 (0.96%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.96%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 97 (46.41%) Developer
2 53 (25.36%) Blockchain Developer
3 44 (21.05%) Backend Developer
4 42 (20.10%) Senior Developer
5 41 (19.62%) Node.js Developer
6 36 (17.22%) Analyst
7 25 (11.96%) Consultant
8 21 (10.05%) JavaScript Developer
9 20 (9.57%) Senior Backend Developer
10 15 (7.18%) Business Analyst
11 12 (5.74%) Data Analyst
11 12 (5.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 11 (5.26%) Implementation Consultant
13 8 (3.83%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 8 (3.83%) Technical Analyst
14 7 (3.35%) Architect
14 7 (3.35%) Technical Business Analyst
15 6 (2.87%) Professional Services Consultant
16 5 (2.39%) Data Scientist
16 5 (2.39%) Head of Project Management
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (43.54%) Smart Contracts
2 88 (42.11%) Node.js
3 62 (29.67%) CSS
4 54 (25.84%) Truffle
4 54 (25.84%) web3js
5 42 (20.10%) Chai
5 42 (20.10%) Enzyme
5 42 (20.10%) Jest
6 34 (16.27%) HTML
7 32 (15.31%) AngularJS
8 29 (13.88%) jQuery
9 28 (13.40%) CSS3
9 28 (13.40%) DOM
9 28 (13.40%) Ember.js
9 28 (13.40%) Redux
10 27 (12.92%) Apache Cordova
10 27 (12.92%) Express
10 27 (12.92%) PhoneGap
10 27 (12.92%) React Native
11 13 (6.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 63 (30.14%) Bitcoin
2 28 (13.40%) Fintech
3 15 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.70%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.31%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (4.31%) SWIFT
6 7 (3.35%) Fixed Income
6 7 (3.35%) User Experience
7 6 (2.87%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.39%) Equities
8 5 (2.39%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.91%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.91%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.91%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.91%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.96%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.96%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.96%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 78 (37.32%) Linux
2 42 (20.10%) VMS
3 11 (5.26%) Windows
4 9 (4.31%) Unix
5 4 (1.91%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.96%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (44.98%) Data Security
2 92 (44.02%) Identity Management
3 88 (42.11%) Test Automation
4 84 (40.19%) Front End Development
5 73 (34.93%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 61 (29.19%) API Design
7 55 (26.32%) API Development
8 49 (23.44%) Project Management
9 32 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (14.83%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (14.83%) TDD
11 30 (14.35%) Mobile Development
12 28 (13.40%) Unit Testing
13 27 (12.92%) BDD
14 25 (11.96%) Analytics
15 17 (8.13%) B2B
15 17 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (7.66%) Data Management
17 15 (7.18%) Data Analysis
17 15 (7.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 133 (63.64%) SQL
2 60 (28.71%) Solidity
3 55 (26.32%) ES6
4 31 (14.83%) Bash Shell
4 31 (14.83%) JavaScript
5 19 (9.09%) Java
6 14 (6.70%) Python
7 10 (4.78%) VB.NET
8 8 (3.83%) R
9 5 (2.39%) C
9 5 (2.39%) C#
9 5 (2.39%) Ruby
10 4 (1.91%) ES7
10 4 (1.91%) JCL
11 3 (1.44%) Java 8
11 3 (1.44%) PHP
12 2 (0.96%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.48%) Haskell
13 1 (0.48%) Lua
13 1 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (10.05%) Degree
2 5 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.96%) PhD
4 1 (0.48%) CFA
4 1 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.78%) SEPA
2 8 (3.83%) MiFID
3 2 (0.96%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.96%) EMIR
3 2 (0.96%) GDPR
3 2 (0.96%) SLA
4 1 (0.48%) Basel III
4 1 (0.48%) GCP
4 1 (0.48%) PMO
4 1 (0.48%) PSD2
4 1 (0.48%) TARGET2
System Software
1 55 (26.32%) Virtual Machines
2 48 (22.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 47 (22.49%) Kubernetes
2 43 (20.57%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (1.91%) Ansible
4 1 (0.48%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.48%) Rancher
Vendors
1 19 (9.09%) Oracle
2 16 (7.66%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.78%) Tableau
4 8 (3.83%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.39%) Adobe
5 5 (2.39%) Bloomberg
5 5 (2.39%) FIS
5 5 (2.39%) Google
5 5 (2.39%) IBM
5 5 (2.39%) LexisNexis
6 4 (1.91%) Reuters
6 4 (1.91%) SAP
7 2 (0.96%) Cisco
7 2 (0.96%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.96%) MobileIron
7 2 (0.96%) Pega
8 1 (0.48%) ILOG
8 1 (0.48%) Informatica
8 1 (0.48%) Siebel
8 1 (0.48%) Sun