Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Know Your Customers/Clients (KYC)
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 931 1051 1144
Rank change year-on-year +120 +93 -2
Permanent jobs citing KYC 244 136 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.077% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.086% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 169 87 148
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £41,500 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,500 £86,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -16.00% +4.17% +14.29%

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 157,440 157,260 187,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.54% 88.82%
Number of salaries quoted 127,646 129,586 155,123
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +117 229 £65,000 - 30
London +118 202 £70,000 +12.00% 22
UK excluding London -20 39 £52,500 -16.00% 9
North of England - 11 £47,500 - 3
Scotland -41 9 £50,000 +9.89% 1
North West - 7 £47,500 -
South East -1 6 £65,000 - 2
East of England +10 4 £53,750 -17.31%
South West +4 4 £47,500 +72.73% 2
Yorkshire - 4 - - 3
Midlands -12 3 £30,000 -47.83% 1
East Midlands - 3 £30,000 -
Wales - 3 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 194 (79.51%) Finance
2 152 (62.30%) Banking
3 127 (52.05%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 95 (38.93%) SQL
5 60 (24.59%) Project Management
5 60 (24.59%) Data Management
6 58 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (21.72%) Analytics
8 52 (21.31%) Blockchain
9 48 (19.67%) Data Analysis
10 46 (18.85%) Telecoms
11 40 (16.39%) NoSQL
12 39 (15.98%) GitHub
12 39 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
12 39 (15.98%) Investment Banking
13 38 (15.57%) Git (software)
13 38 (15.57%) Data Security
13 38 (15.57%) Redis
13 38 (15.57%) Distributed Ledger
14 36 (14.75%) Identity Management
14 36 (14.75%) CSS
15 35 (14.34%) MySQL
15 35 (14.34%) Degree
15 35 (14.34%) Smart Contracts
16 34 (13.93%) Node.js
16 34 (13.93%) Front End Development
16 34 (13.93%) Asset Management
16 34 (13.93%) Test Automation
17 33 (13.52%) PostgreSQL
18 31 (12.70%) Client Onboarding

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 24 (9.84%) Ethereum
2 12 (4.92%) SAS
3 9 (3.69%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.69%) WebLogic
3 9 (3.69%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.64%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.82%) Hyperledger
6 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 20 (8.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (4.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 38 (15.57%) Distributed Ledger
2 25 (10.25%) Actimize
3 19 (7.79%) WebTrends
4 5 (2.05%) Ripple
5 3 (1.23%) Oracle AML
6 1 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (15.98%) GitHub
2 24 (9.84%) Slack
3 20 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (7.79%) Adobe Analytics
4 19 (7.79%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (7.79%) Google Analytics
5 17 (6.97%) Trello
6 15 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (6.15%) Amazon S3
7 12 (4.92%) SaaS
8 2 (0.82%) Lucidchart
8 2 (0.82%) Office 365
9 1 (0.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.79%) SMS
2 9 (3.69%) Internet
3 6 (2.46%) NFC
4 2 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (0.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (21.31%) Blockchain
2 40 (16.39%) NoSQL
3 38 (15.57%) Redis
4 35 (14.34%) MySQL
5 33 (13.52%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (7.79%) SQL Server
7 15 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (5.33%) Big Data
9 9 (3.69%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (3.69%) RDBMS
9 9 (3.69%) Relational Database
10 8 (3.28%) QlikView
11 6 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (1.64%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.64%) Impala
13 4 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (1.23%) MongoDB
15 2 (0.82%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 38 (15.57%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.97%) JIRA
3 15 (6.15%) Mocha
3 15 (6.15%) webpack
4 4 (1.64%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.82%) Babel
5 2 (0.82%) RSpec
General
1 194 (79.51%) Finance
2 152 (62.30%) Banking
3 46 (18.85%) Telecoms
4 39 (15.98%) Investment Banking
5 30 (12.30%) Financial Institution
6 28 (11.48%) Retail Banking
7 26 (10.66%) Marketing
8 17 (6.97%) Legal
9 16 (6.56%) Law
10 9 (3.69%) Billing
10 9 (3.69%) Electronics
10 9 (3.69%) French Language
10 9 (3.69%) Manufacturing
11 8 (3.28%) Retail
12 7 (2.87%) Back Office
12 7 (2.87%) Spanish Language
13 5 (2.05%) Front Office
14 4 (1.64%) Japanese Language
14 4 (1.64%) Russian Language
15 3 (1.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 78 (31.97%) Analyst
2 48 (19.67%) Business Analyst
2 48 (19.67%) Developer
3 30 (12.30%) Business IT Analyst
3 30 (12.30%) IT Analyst
3 30 (12.30%) IT Business Analyst
4 28 (11.48%) Consultant
5 23 (9.43%) Senior Developer
6 21 (8.61%) Blockchain Developer
7 19 (7.79%) Communications Manager
7 19 (7.79%) Digital Communications Manager
8 16 (6.56%) Data Analyst
9 11 (4.51%) Node.js Developer
10 10 (4.10%) Change Analyst
10 10 (4.10%) Implementation Consultant
10 10 (4.10%) IT Operations Analyst
10 10 (4.10%) Operations Analyst
10 10 (4.10%) Operations Business Analyst
11 9 (3.69%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (3.69%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.75%) CSS
2 35 (14.34%) Smart Contracts
3 34 (13.93%) Node.js
4 23 (9.43%) AngularJS
5 22 (9.02%) HTML
6 17 (6.97%) Truffle
6 17 (6.97%) web3js
7 16 (6.56%) DOM
7 16 (6.56%) Ember.js
7 16 (6.56%) jQuery
7 16 (6.56%) Redux
8 15 (6.15%) .NET
8 15 (6.15%) Apache Cordova
8 15 (6.15%) Chai
8 15 (6.15%) CSS3
8 15 (6.15%) Enzyme
8 15 (6.15%) Express
8 15 (6.15%) Jest
8 15 (6.15%) PhoneGap
8 15 (6.15%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.98%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (11.07%) Fintech
3 25 (10.25%) Reference Data
4 24 (9.84%) Bitcoin
5 13 (5.33%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.69%) Fixed Income
6 9 (3.69%) SWIFT
7 8 (3.28%) Algorithms
7 8 (3.28%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.87%) Equities
8 7 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (2.87%) User Experience
9 6 (2.46%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (2.46%) mPOS
10 4 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (1.64%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.64%) Mainframe
11 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.82%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.30%) Linux
2 15 (6.15%) VMS
3 12 (4.92%) Windows
4 9 (3.69%) Unix
5 3 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.82%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (52.05%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 60 (24.59%) Data Management
2 60 (24.59%) Project Management
3 58 (23.77%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (21.72%) Analytics
5 48 (19.67%) Data Analysis
6 38 (15.57%) Data Security
7 36 (14.75%) Identity Management
8 34 (13.93%) Asset Management
8 34 (13.93%) Front End Development
8 34 (13.93%) Test Automation
9 31 (12.70%) Client Onboarding
10 29 (11.89%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (11.48%) Wealth Management
12 27 (11.07%) Business Analysis
12 27 (11.07%) SDLC
13 24 (9.84%) Data Analytics
14 23 (9.43%) Machine Learning
15 22 (9.02%) Business Development
15 22 (9.02%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 95 (38.93%) SQL
2 20 (8.20%) Solidity
3 17 (6.97%) Bash Shell
3 17 (6.97%) ES6
4 16 (6.56%) Java
5 12 (4.92%) Python
5 12 (4.92%) VB.NET
6 9 (3.69%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.05%) C#
7 5 (2.05%) R
8 4 (1.64%) C
8 4 (1.64%) JCL
8 4 (1.64%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.23%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.23%) PHP
9 3 (1.23%) VBA
10 2 (0.82%) ES7
10 2 (0.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (14.34%) Degree
2 11 (4.51%) ISEB
2 11 (4.51%) PMI Certification
2 11 (4.51%) PMP
3 7 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.25%) MiFID
2 14 (5.74%) SEPA
3 13 (5.33%) Data Quality
3 13 (5.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 13 (5.33%) EMIR
4 8 (3.28%) FATCA
5 7 (2.87%) GDPR
6 5 (2.05%) Basel III
6 5 (2.05%) TARGET2
7 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.82%) PMO
7 2 (0.82%) QA
8 1 (0.41%) FINRA
8 1 (0.41%) PSD2
8 1 (0.41%) SLA
8 1 (0.41%) UCITS
System Software
1 18 (7.38%) Docker
2 17 (6.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (6.97%) Kubernetes
2 15 (6.15%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (0.82%) Ansible
4 1 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 28 (11.48%) Salesforce.com
2 27 (11.07%) Tableau
3 19 (7.79%) Adobe
3 19 (7.79%) Google
4 17 (6.97%) Oracle
5 16 (6.56%) Microsoft
6 9 (3.69%) SAP
7 7 (2.87%) Bloomberg
8 6 (2.46%) Hyperion
9 5 (2.05%) IBM
9 5 (2.05%) LexisNexis
10 4 (1.64%) FIS
10 4 (1.64%) Pega
11 2 (0.82%) Blue Prism
11 2 (0.82%) Cisco
11 2 (0.82%) MobileIron
12 1 (0.41%) ILOG
12 1 (0.41%) Informatica
12 1 (0.41%) Siebel
12 1 (0.41%) Sun