Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Know Your Customers/Clients (KYC)
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 963 984 1075
Rank change year-on-year +21 +91 +36
Permanent jobs citing KYC 146 213 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.12% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.13% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 89 125 83
UK median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £46,750 £43,750 £31,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £82,500 £89,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% -16.00% +19.05%

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 138,525 159,256 161,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.69% 91.82% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 109,214 127,959 133,321
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for KYC in the UK

KYC
Top 7 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 16 January 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 +13 141 £75,000 +15.38% 12
London +6 136 £75,000 +15.38% 9
UK excluding London +28 9 £50,000 -4.76% 6
North of England +29 5 £25,000 -47.37% 2
North West +33 4 - - 2
Scotland -1 4 £50,000 - 3
Yorkshire +21 1 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 118 (80.82%) Finance
2 97 (66.44%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 78 (53.42%) Banking
4 51 (34.93%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (32.19%) SQL
6 38 (26.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (24.66%) IT Strategy
8 35 (23.97%) Retail
9 34 (23.29%) Back Office
9 34 (23.29%) Degree
10 30 (20.55%) JavaScript
10 30 (20.55%) Investment Management
10 30 (20.55%) Cash Management
11 29 (19.86%) Scrum
12 24 (16.44%) Time Management
13 23 (15.75%) Java
13 23 (15.75%) Oracle
13 23 (15.75%) Mentoring
14 22 (15.07%) Project Management
14 22 (15.07%) Git (software)
15 21 (14.38%) HTML
16 20 (13.70%) B2B
16 20 (13.70%) Software Engineering
16 20 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
16 20 (13.70%) Analytics
17 19 (13.01%) Test Automation
17 19 (13.01%) Linux
17 19 (13.01%) OO
17 19 (13.01%) Fintech
18 17 (11.64%) Blockchain

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 16 (10.96%) Elasticsearch
1 16 (10.96%) Ethereum
2 6 (4.11%) Confluence
3 5 (3.42%) SAS
4 3 (2.05%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.37%) JBoss
5 2 (1.37%) Jetty
5 2 (1.37%) nginx
5 2 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Project
1 10 (6.85%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (6.85%) Actimize
2 8 (5.48%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (1.37%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.70%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (10.96%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (10.96%) GitHub
2 16 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.16%) Amazon S3
4 8 (5.48%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (4.11%) SaaS
5 6 (4.11%) Slack
6 2 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.68%) PaaS
7 1 (0.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.64%) Blockchain
2 16 (10.96%) MySQL
2 16 (10.96%) NoSQL
2 16 (10.96%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (10.96%) Redis
3 7 (4.79%) Big Data
4 5 (3.42%) QlikView
5 3 (2.05%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.68%) MonetDB
6 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (15.07%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.59%) JIRA
3 8 (5.48%) Mocha
4 6 (4.11%) VersionOne
5 5 (3.42%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.42%) Maven
6 3 (2.05%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.05%) JMeter
6 3 (2.05%) Selenium
6 3 (2.05%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.37%) Ant
7 2 (1.37%) TeamCity
General
1 118 (80.82%) Finance
2 78 (53.42%) Banking
3 35 (23.97%) Retail
4 34 (23.29%) Back Office
5 16 (10.96%) Telecoms
6 13 (8.90%) Investment Banking
7 9 (6.16%) Games
8 7 (4.79%) Marketing
9 5 (3.42%) Front Office
10 4 (2.74%) Advertising
10 4 (2.74%) Billing
10 4 (2.74%) Retail Banking
11 3 (2.05%) Private Banking
12 2 (1.37%) Law
13 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (22.60%) Analyst
2 25 (17.12%) Developer
3 21 (14.38%) Business Analyst
3 21 (14.38%) Product Owner
4 16 (10.96%) Blockchain Developer
4 16 (10.96%) Node.js Developer
5 13 (8.90%) Data Analyst
6 11 (7.53%) Elasticsearch Engineer
6 11 (7.53%) Java Engineer
6 11 (7.53%) Java Software Engineer
6 11 (7.53%) Lead Software Engineer
6 11 (7.53%) Software Engineer
7 10 (6.85%) Digital Product Owner
8 8 (5.48%) Backend Developer
8 8 (5.48%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (5.48%) Product Manager
9 7 (4.79%) Product Business Analyst
10 6 (4.11%) Data Scientist
10 6 (4.11%) IT Analyst
10 6 (4.11%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.38%) HTML
2 17 (11.64%) Node.js
3 16 (10.96%) CSS
3 16 (10.96%) Smart Contracts
3 16 (10.96%) Truffle
3 16 (10.96%) web3js
4 15 (10.27%) ActiveMQ
4 15 (10.27%) Dojo
4 15 (10.27%) Hibernate
4 15 (10.27%) Java EE
4 15 (10.27%) JDBC
4 15 (10.27%) JPA
4 15 (10.27%) RabbitMQ
4 15 (10.27%) Spring
5 14 (9.59%) HTML5
6 11 (7.53%) CSS3
7 9 (6.16%) Web Services
8 8 (5.48%) Chai
8 8 (5.48%) Enzyme
8 8 (5.48%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.01%) Fintech
2 16 (10.96%) Bitcoin
3 14 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.85%) Credit Risk
5 9 (6.16%) User Experience
6 7 (4.79%) Online Games
6 7 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (4.11%) Algorithms
7 6 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (3.42%) Reference Data
9 4 (2.74%) Mainframe
9 4 (2.74%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.37%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.37%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.68%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.68%) Derivative
11 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (13.01%) Linux
2 8 (5.48%) VMS
3 2 (1.37%) Unix
4 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.68%) Windows
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (66.44%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 51 (34.93%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (26.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (24.66%) IT Strategy
5 30 (20.55%) Cash Management
5 30 (20.55%) Investment Management
6 29 (19.86%) Scrum
7 24 (16.44%) Time Management
8 23 (15.75%) Mentoring
9 22 (15.07%) Project Management
10 20 (13.70%) Analytics
10 20 (13.70%) B2B
10 20 (13.70%) Software Engineering
11 19 (13.01%) OO
11 19 (13.01%) Test Automation
12 16 (10.96%) API Design
12 16 (10.96%) API Development
12 16 (10.96%) Data Security
12 16 (10.96%) Front End Development
12 16 (10.96%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (32.19%) SQL
2 30 (20.55%) JavaScript
3 23 (15.75%) Java
4 16 (10.96%) ES6
4 16 (10.96%) Solidity
5 15 (10.27%) Java 8
6 14 (9.59%) Python
7 9 (6.16%) R
8 2 (1.37%) C
8 2 (1.37%) VBA
9 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.68%) Rust
9 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (23.29%) Degree
2 6 (4.11%) PhD
3 4 (2.74%) CFA
4 3 (2.05%) ISEB
4 3 (2.05%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.37%) CISA
5 2 (1.37%) CISM
5 2 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.37%) CRISC
6 1 (0.68%) MCSA
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.42%) QA
2 4 (2.74%) Basel III
2 4 (2.74%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.05%) SEPA
4 2 (1.37%) COBIT
4 2 (1.37%) COSO
4 2 (1.37%) GDPR
4 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.37%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.68%) PSD2
5 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (10.96%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (7.53%) Docker
3 2 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (6.16%) Kubernetes
2 8 (5.48%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (15.75%) Oracle
2 14 (9.59%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.16%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (4.11%) CA Agile Central
4 6 (4.11%) Tableau
5 3 (2.05%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.68%) Calypso
6 1 (0.68%) Google
6 1 (0.68%) Pega
6 1 (0.68%) Teradata