Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Know Your Customers/Clients (KYC)
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1006 1023 1155
Rank change year-on-year +17 +132 +34
Permanent jobs citing KYC 177 164 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.093% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.10% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 144 102 97
UK median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +8.70% -8.00%
10th Percentile £46,750 £31,500 £32,600
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,250 £67,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -43.33% +42.11% -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 154,533 162,008 180,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.12% 91.53% 90.80%
Number of salaries quoted 123,110 128,969 150,343
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for KYC in the UK

KYC
Top 10 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 15 August 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 +42 174 £75,000 +15.38% 9
London +55 149 £75,000 +30.43% 9
UK excluding London +25 26 £38,250 -43.33%
North of England +29 13 £38,250 -41.15%
West Midlands +42 11 £39,500 -43.57%
Midlands +30 11 £39,500 -43.57%
North West +24 9 £38,250 -41.15%
Yorkshire +29 4 £54,250 -
Scotland -15 1 - -
South West -18 1 £29,000 -61.33%

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 135 (76.27%) Finance
2 120 (67.80%) Banking
3 114 (64.41%) SQL
4 87 (49.15%) Blockchain
5 86 (48.59%) NoSQL
6 85 (48.02%) Git (software)
7 83 (46.89%) MySQL
8 82 (46.33%) Identity Management
8 82 (46.33%) Data Security
8 82 (46.33%) Test Automation
8 82 (46.33%) GitHub
8 82 (46.33%) Smart Contracts
9 81 (45.76%) Redis
10 80 (45.20%) Node.js
11 79 (44.63%) PostgreSQL
12 77 (43.50%) Telecoms
13 76 (42.94%) Front End Development
14 75 (42.37%) Linux
15 72 (40.68%) Amazon AWS
16 69 (38.98%) Ethereum
17 68 (38.42%) API Design
18 66 (37.29%) Solidity
18 66 (37.29%) Microsoft Azure
18 66 (37.29%) Cloud Computing
19 65 (36.72%) Bitcoin
20 64 (36.16%) API Development
20 64 (36.16%) ES6
20 64 (36.16%) Virtual Machines
21 63 (35.59%) web3js
21 63 (35.59%) Truffle

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 69 (38.98%) Ethereum
2 12 (6.78%) SAS
3 4 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.13%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.13%) Hyperledger
5 1 (0.56%) Apache
5 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.56%) CICS
5 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (4.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 57 (32.20%) Distributed Ledger
2 17 (9.60%) Actimize
3 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 82 (46.33%) GitHub
2 72 (40.68%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (37.29%) Cloud Computing
3 66 (37.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 45 (25.42%) Amazon EC2
4 45 (25.42%) Amazon S3
5 14 (7.91%) Slack
5 14 (7.91%) Trello
6 13 (7.34%) SaaS
7 4 (2.26%) Amazon ELB
7 4 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (2.26%) Serverless
7 4 (2.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.26%) Internet
2 2 (1.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (49.15%) Blockchain
2 86 (48.59%) NoSQL
3 83 (46.89%) MySQL
4 81 (45.76%) Redis
5 79 (44.63%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (4.52%) Big Data
7 5 (2.82%) QlikView
8 4 (2.26%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.26%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.13%) DB2
9 2 (1.13%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 85 (48.02%) Git (software)
2 41 (23.16%) Mocha
3 16 (9.04%) JIRA
4 12 (6.78%) webpack
5 4 (2.26%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.26%) Selenium
6 3 (1.69%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.13%) Babel
7 2 (1.13%) JMeter
7 2 (1.13%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.13%) Maven
7 2 (1.13%) RSpec
7 2 (1.13%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.56%) Gradle
8 1 (0.56%) JUnit
8 1 (0.56%) Mockito
8 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 135 (76.27%) Finance
2 120 (67.80%) Banking
3 77 (43.50%) Telecoms
4 20 (11.30%) Investment Banking
5 9 (5.08%) Legal
5 9 (5.08%) Retail
6 8 (4.52%) Law
6 8 (4.52%) Marketing
7 3 (1.69%) Games
7 3 (1.69%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.13%) Front Office
8 2 (1.13%) Japanese Language
8 2 (1.13%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.56%) Back Office
9 1 (0.56%) Billing
9 1 (0.56%) Electronics
9 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.56%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 83 (46.89%) Developer
2 57 (32.20%) Blockchain Developer
3 54 (30.51%) Node.js Developer
4 39 (22.03%) Backend Developer
5 33 (18.64%) JavaScript Developer
6 26 (14.69%) Analyst
7 23 (12.99%) Senior Developer
8 17 (9.60%) Data Analyst
9 11 (6.21%) Senior Backend Developer
10 10 (5.65%) Project Manager
11 9 (5.08%) Consultant
12 8 (4.52%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 7 (3.95%) Software Engineer
14 6 (3.39%) Architect
14 6 (3.39%) Business Analyst
14 6 (3.39%) Data Scientist
15 5 (2.82%) CRM Manager
15 5 (2.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 5 (2.82%) Java Architect
15 5 (2.82%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (46.33%) Smart Contracts
2 80 (45.20%) Node.js
3 63 (35.59%) Truffle
3 63 (35.59%) web3js
4 41 (23.16%) Chai
4 41 (23.16%) Enzyme
4 41 (23.16%) Jest
5 34 (19.21%) CSS
6 24 (13.56%) HTML
7 17 (9.60%) CSS3
8 16 (9.04%) AngularJS
9 14 (7.91%) jQuery
10 12 (6.78%) Apache Cordova
10 12 (6.78%) DOM
10 12 (6.78%) Ember.js
10 12 (6.78%) Express
10 12 (6.78%) PhoneGap
10 12 (6.78%) React Native
10 12 (6.78%) Redux
11 8 (4.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 65 (36.72%) Bitcoin
2 24 (13.56%) Fintech
3 9 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.39%) Credit Risk
5 5 (2.82%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.82%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.26%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.13%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.13%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.13%) User Experience
7 2 (1.13%) VSAM
8 1 (0.56%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 75 (42.37%) Linux
2 41 (23.16%) VMS
3 4 (2.26%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (2.26%) Unix
4 1 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (46.33%) Data Security
1 82 (46.33%) Identity Management
1 82 (46.33%) Test Automation
2 76 (42.94%) Front End Development
3 68 (38.42%) API Design
4 64 (36.16%) API Development
5 43 (24.29%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 34 (19.21%) Project Management
7 32 (18.08%) Analytics
8 23 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (11.30%) Data Analytics
10 18 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (9.60%) Trade Surveillance
12 16 (9.04%) Data Management
13 15 (8.47%) Wealth Management
14 14 (7.91%) BDD
14 14 (7.91%) SDLC
14 14 (7.91%) TDD
15 13 (7.34%) Unit Testing
16 12 (6.78%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 114 (64.41%) SQL
2 66 (37.29%) Solidity
3 64 (36.16%) ES6
4 44 (24.86%) JavaScript
5 23 (12.99%) Java
6 15 (8.47%) Python
6 15 (8.47%) R
7 14 (7.91%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.39%) Java 8
9 4 (2.26%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.69%) Perl
10 3 (1.69%) Ruby
10 3 (1.69%) Scala
10 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.13%) C
11 2 (1.13%) COBOL
11 2 (1.13%) ES7
11 2 (1.13%) JCL
11 2 (1.13%) REXX
12 1 (0.56%) Go
Qualifications
1 22 (12.43%) Degree
2 5 (2.82%) PhD
3 2 (1.13%) ISEB
3 2 (1.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.56%) CFA
4 1 (0.56%) CISA
4 1 (0.56%) CISM
4 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.56%) CRISC
4 1 (0.56%) MCSA
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.26%) QA
2 2 (1.13%) MiFID
3 1 (0.56%) Basel III
3 1 (0.56%) COBIT
3 1 (0.56%) COSO
3 1 (0.56%) EMIR
3 1 (0.56%) GCP
3 1 (0.56%) GDPR
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) PMO
3 1 (0.56%) PSD2
3 1 (0.56%) SEPA
3 1 (0.56%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) TARGET2
System Software
1 64 (36.16%) Virtual Machines
2 45 (25.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 44 (24.86%) Kubernetes
2 42 (23.73%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (1.13%) Ansible
4 1 (0.56%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.56%) Rancher
Vendors
1 16 (9.04%) Oracle
2 6 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (2.82%) Tableau
4 4 (2.26%) Reuters
5 3 (1.69%) Pegasus
5 3 (1.69%) Sage
6 2 (1.13%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.13%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.13%) FIS
6 2 (1.13%) Pega
6 2 (1.13%) Talend
7 1 (0.56%) IBM
7 1 (0.56%) Informatica
7 1 (0.56%) Murex
7 1 (0.56%) SAP
7 1 (0.56%) Siebel
7 1 (0.56%) Sun
7 1 (0.56%) Syncsort