Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Know Your Customers/Clients (KYC)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 969 1015 1106
Rank change year-on-year +46 +91 +49
Permanent jobs citing KYC 183 184 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.12% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 126 94 97
UK median annual salary £75,000 £68,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.49% +14.17% -
10th Percentile £46,750 £43,750 £39,300
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,500 £47,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year -16.84% -7.32% -2.38%

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 148,908 159,518 173,686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.56% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 118,438 125,808 144,551
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +41 177 £75,000 +7.14% 14
London +32 157 £75,000 +7.14% 10
UK excluding London +30 24 £39,500 -16.84% 4
North of England +52 12 £38,250 -19.47% 1
North West +15 8 £38,250 -19.47% 1
Midlands +34 7 £39,500 +31.67% 3
West Midlands - 7 £39,500 - 3
Yorkshire +34 4 £54,250 -
Scotland -3 4 £50,000 -4.76%
South West +3 1 £29,000 -38.95%

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 147 (80.33%) Finance
2 105 (57.38%) Banking
3 90 (49.18%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 86 (46.99%) SQL
5 50 (27.32%) Amazon AWS
6 47 (25.68%) Git (software)
7 46 (25.14%) Linux
8 45 (24.59%) Test Automation
8 45 (24.59%) Blockchain
8 45 (24.59%) NoSQL
9 42 (22.95%) Microsoft Azure
9 42 (22.95%) Node.js
9 42 (22.95%) GitHub
9 42 (22.95%) Virtual Machines
9 42 (22.95%) Front End Development
9 42 (22.95%) API Development
9 42 (22.95%) API Design
9 42 (22.95%) ES6
9 42 (22.95%) Bitcoin
9 42 (22.95%) Ethereum
9 42 (22.95%) Solidity
9 42 (22.95%) Smart Contracts
9 42 (22.95%) web3js
9 42 (22.95%) Truffle
9 42 (22.95%) Cloud Computing
9 42 (22.95%) MySQL
9 42 (22.95%) Identity Management
9 42 (22.95%) Data Security
10 41 (22.40%) Telecoms
10 41 (22.40%) PostgreSQL

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 42 (22.95%) Ethereum
2 11 (6.01%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (6.01%) SAS
3 3 (1.64%) Confluence
4 2 (1.09%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.55%) Apache
5 1 (0.55%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.55%) CICS
5 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (2.73%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 21 (11.48%) Actimize
1 21 (11.48%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (1.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.55%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 50 (27.32%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (22.95%) Cloud Computing
2 42 (22.95%) GitHub
2 42 (22.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (14.75%) Amazon S3
4 26 (14.21%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (7.10%) SaaS
6 4 (2.19%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (2.19%) Serverless
7 3 (1.64%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.64%) Slack
7 3 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.55%) Apple Pay
8 1 (0.55%) Google Pay
8 1 (0.55%) PaaS
8 1 (0.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.09%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (24.59%) Blockchain
1 45 (24.59%) NoSQL
2 42 (22.95%) MySQL
3 41 (22.40%) PostgreSQL
3 41 (22.40%) Redis
4 11 (6.01%) Big Data
5 6 (3.28%) QlikView
6 4 (2.19%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.19%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.09%) DB2
7 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 47 (25.68%) Git (software)
2 23 (12.57%) Mocha
3 12 (6.56%) JIRA
4 5 (2.73%) Cucumber
4 5 (2.73%) Selenium
5 4 (2.19%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.64%) JMeter
6 3 (1.64%) Maven
6 3 (1.64%) VersionOne
6 3 (1.64%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.09%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.55%) Gradle
8 1 (0.55%) JUnit
8 1 (0.55%) Mockito
8 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 147 (80.33%) Finance
2 105 (57.38%) Banking
3 41 (22.40%) Telecoms
4 33 (18.03%) Retail
5 24 (13.11%) Back Office
6 21 (11.48%) Investment Banking
7 9 (4.92%) Marketing
8 8 (4.37%) Games
9 7 (3.83%) Law
10 6 (3.28%) Legal
11 4 (2.19%) Retail Banking
12 3 (1.64%) Advertising
12 3 (1.64%) Front Office
12 3 (1.64%) Private Banking
13 2 (1.09%) Billing
14 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.55%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 47 (25.68%) Developer
2 40 (21.86%) Blockchain Developer
3 39 (21.31%) Node.js Developer
4 32 (17.49%) Analyst
5 21 (11.48%) Backend Developer
6 19 (10.38%) JavaScript Developer
7 18 (9.84%) Product Owner
8 17 (9.29%) Data Analyst
9 13 (7.10%) Business Analyst
10 10 (5.46%) Digital Product Owner
10 10 (5.46%) Elasticsearch Engineer
10 10 (5.46%) Java Engineer
10 10 (5.46%) Java Software Engineer
10 10 (5.46%) Lead Software Engineer
10 10 (5.46%) Project Manager
10 10 (5.46%) Software Engineer
11 9 (4.92%) Consultant
11 9 (4.92%) Senior Developer
12 8 (4.37%) Data Scientist
13 7 (3.83%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (22.95%) Node.js
1 42 (22.95%) Smart Contracts
1 42 (22.95%) Truffle
1 42 (22.95%) web3js
2 23 (12.57%) Chai
2 23 (12.57%) Enzyme
2 23 (12.57%) Jest
3 19 (10.38%) HTML
4 16 (8.74%) CSS
5 14 (7.65%) HTML5
6 11 (6.01%) CSS3
6 11 (6.01%) JPA
6 11 (6.01%) Spring
7 10 (5.46%) ActiveMQ
7 10 (5.46%) Dojo
7 10 (5.46%) Hibernate
7 10 (5.46%) Java EE
7 10 (5.46%) JDBC
7 10 (5.46%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (4.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (22.95%) Bitcoin
2 24 (13.11%) Fintech
3 13 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.92%) Credit Risk
5 8 (4.37%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (3.83%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.83%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.28%) Online Games
8 5 (2.73%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.73%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.73%) User Experience
9 4 (2.19%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.64%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.09%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.09%) Market Risk
11 2 (1.09%) VSAM
12 1 (0.55%) Cybercrime
12 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 46 (25.14%) Linux
2 23 (12.57%) VMS
3 4 (2.19%) Unix
4 3 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (49.18%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 45 (24.59%) Test Automation
3 42 (22.95%) API Design
3 42 (22.95%) API Development
3 42 (22.95%) Data Security
3 42 (22.95%) Front End Development
3 42 (22.95%) Identity Management
4 38 (20.77%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (18.58%) Analytics
6 33 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (15.30%) Project Management
8 26 (14.21%) IT Strategy
9 24 (13.11%) Cash Management
10 23 (12.57%) Data Analytics
10 23 (12.57%) Investment Management
11 21 (11.48%) Trade Surveillance
12 20 (10.93%) Data Management
13 19 (10.38%) Scrum
14 18 (9.84%) Data Analysis
14 18 (9.84%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (46.99%) SQL
2 42 (22.95%) ES6
2 42 (22.95%) Solidity
3 34 (18.58%) JavaScript
4 29 (15.85%) Java
5 21 (11.48%) Python
6 18 (9.84%) R
7 11 (6.01%) Java 8
8 4 (2.19%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.64%) Perl
9 3 (1.64%) Scala
9 3 (1.64%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.09%) C
10 2 (1.09%) COBOL
10 2 (1.09%) JCL
10 2 (1.09%) REXX
10 2 (1.09%) Rust
11 1 (0.55%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.55%) Elixir
11 1 (0.55%) Go
Qualifications
1 30 (16.39%) Degree
2 7 (3.83%) PhD
3 3 (1.64%) ISEB
3 3 (1.64%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.09%) CFA
4 2 (1.09%) CISA
4 2 (1.09%) CISM
4 2 (1.09%) CRISC
5 1 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.55%) MCSA
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.28%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) Basel III
2 2 (1.09%) COBIT
2 2 (1.09%) COSO
2 2 (1.09%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.09%) GDPR
2 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.09%) SLA
3 1 (0.55%) EMIR
3 1 (0.55%) MiFID
3 1 (0.55%) PSD2
System Software
1 42 (22.95%) Virtual Machines
2 27 (14.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (13.66%) Kubernetes
2 24 (13.11%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.55%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.55%) Rancher
Vendors
1 22 (12.02%) Oracle
2 12 (6.56%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (3.83%) Tableau
5 3 (1.64%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.64%) CA Agile Central
5 3 (1.64%) Pegasus
5 3 (1.64%) Reuters
5 3 (1.64%) Sage
6 2 (1.09%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.09%) Pega
6 2 (1.09%) Talend
7 1 (0.55%) Calypso
7 1 (0.55%) Google
7 1 (0.55%) IBM
7 1 (0.55%) Informatica
7 1 (0.55%) Murex
7 1 (0.55%) Siebel
7 1 (0.55%) Sun
7 1 (0.55%) Teradata