Period
to 25 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail Banking over the 6 months to 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retail Banking
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 789 570 821
Rank change year-on-year -219 +251 -91
Permanent jobs citing Retail Banking 242 119 278
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.34% 0.47% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 107 98 205
10th Percentile £41,286 £49,175 £33,797
25th Percentile £55,000 £63,750 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £85,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -17.65% +30.77% -3.70%
75th Percentile £90,000 £103,750 £87,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £112,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,216 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.12% - -

Retail Banking is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 71,101 25,243 78,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 58.24% 51.66% 55.76%
Number of salaries quoted 43,723 20,136 59,716
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,500 £42,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Retail Banking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Retail Banking in the UK

Retail Banking
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Retail Banking.

Salary trend for Retail Banking in the UK

Retail Banking
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Retail Banking over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Retail Banking in the UK

Retail Banking
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail Banking within the UK over the 6 months to 25 September 2021. 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 -187 226 £70,000 -17.65% 48
London -174 161 £75,000 -14.29% 30
UK excluding London -184 66 £62,216 +13.12% 30
North of England -96 21 £62,500 +35.87% 12
Work from Home -276 17 £85,000 +65.05% 1
West Midlands -83 15 - - 3
Midlands -106 15 - - 3
Yorkshire -83 14 £62,500 +35.87% 3
South West - 12 £57,858 -
Scotland -89 10 £64,750 +36.32% 6
South East -155 8 £42,500 -40.14% 1
North West - 5 £62,500 - 8
North East - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, IT jobs citing Retail Banking 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 Retail Banking.

1 213 (88.02%) Banking
2 170 (70.25%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (50.83%) Finance
4 101 (41.74%) Social Skills
5 80 (33.06%) Java
6 79 (32.64%) Azure
7 72 (29.75%) DevOps
8 70 (28.93%) SDLC
9 68 (28.10%) Problem-Solving
10 65 (26.86%) Test Automation
10 65 (26.86%) SQL
11 51 (21.07%) Jenkins
12 47 (19.42%) OWASP
12 47 (19.42%) Apple iOS
12 47 (19.42%) TDD
12 47 (19.42%) Unit Testing
12 47 (19.42%) Clean Code
13 46 (19.01%) git-flow
14 45 (18.60%) Mobile App
14 45 (18.60%) Android
15 43 (17.77%) Software Engineering
15 43 (17.77%) AWS
16 41 (16.94%) GCP
17 37 (15.29%) Microservices
17 37 (15.29%) Git (software)
17 37 (15.29%) .NET
18 36 (14.88%) Artificial Intelligence
18 36 (14.88%) User Experience
19 35 (14.46%) Kotlin
19 35 (14.46%) Kubernetes

Retail Banking
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 22 (9.09%) Apache Spark
2 14 (5.79%) SAS
3 12 (4.96%) Confluence
4 3 (1.24%) Apache
5 1 (0.41%) CICS
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.41%) Actimize
2 1 (0.41%) Eikon
2 1 (0.41%) Finacle
2 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 79 (32.64%) Azure
2 43 (17.77%) AWS
3 41 (16.94%) GCP
4 20 (8.26%) NuGet
5 19 (7.85%) Serverless
6 14 (5.79%) BlazeMeter
6 14 (5.79%) BrowserStack
7 7 (2.89%) Sauce Labs
8 4 (1.65%) GitHub
8 4 (1.65%) Google Play
9 3 (1.24%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (1.24%) Microsoft 365
9 3 (1.24%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.41%) AWS Direct Connect
10 1 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.41%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.41%) Google Workspace
10 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.02%) Internet
2 9 (3.72%) Firewall
3 6 (2.48%) SMS
4 3 (1.24%) Network Security
5 1 (0.41%) BGP
5 1 (0.41%) MPLS
5 1 (0.41%) OSPF
5 1 (0.41%) SD-WAN
5 1 (0.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.57%) Azure SQL Database
2 22 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 13 (5.37%) Apache Hive
4 12 (4.96%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.72%) Big Data
6 8 (3.31%) DB2
7 6 (2.48%) HBase
8 5 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.07%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.24%) Metadata
9 3 (1.24%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.24%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.24%) Tableau
10 2 (0.83%) Base SAS
10 2 (0.83%) Data Mart
10 2 (0.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.41%) DataStage
11 1 (0.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 51 (21.07%) Jenkins
2 46 (19.01%) git-flow
3 37 (15.29%) Git (software)
4 29 (11.98%) JIRA
5 23 (9.50%) Selenium
6 21 (8.68%) Appium
6 21 (8.68%) Maven
7 15 (6.20%) TestNG
8 14 (5.79%) JMeter
8 14 (5.79%) Visual Studio
9 13 (5.37%) Cucumber
9 13 (5.37%) IBM UrbanCode
10 11 (4.55%) Postman
11 8 (3.31%) fastlane
11 8 (3.31%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (2.89%) Katalon Studio
12 7 (2.89%) Robot Framework
13 6 (2.48%) Bitbucket
13 6 (2.48%) SoapUI
13 6 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 213 (88.02%) Banking
2 123 (50.83%) Finance
3 101 (41.74%) Social Skills
4 29 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (7.85%) Retail
6 11 (4.55%) Influencing Skills
7 8 (3.31%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.89%) Advertising
8 7 (2.89%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.89%) Marketing
9 5 (2.07%) Games
10 4 (1.65%) Private Banking
11 3 (1.24%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 3 (1.24%) Legal
12 2 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.83%) Law
12 2 (0.83%) Presentation Skills
12 2 (0.83%) Retail Finance
12 2 (0.83%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (18.60%) Developer
2 34 (14.05%) Analyst
3 27 (11.16%) Software Engineer
4 26 (10.74%) Mobile Developer
5 25 (10.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 22 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 20 (8.26%) .NET Software Engineer
7 20 (8.26%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 18 (7.44%) Senior DevOps
8 18 (7.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 15 (6.20%) Tester
10 13 (5.37%) Java Developer
11 12 (4.96%) Banking Analyst
11 12 (4.96%) Test Leader
12 11 (4.55%) Data Analyst
12 11 (4.55%) Data Engineer
13 10 (4.13%) Architect
13 10 (4.13%) Automation Tester
13 10 (4.13%) Business Analyst
14 9 (3.72%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (15.29%) .NET
2 34 (14.05%) REST
3 31 (12.81%) Flutter
4 28 (11.57%) JSON
5 26 (10.74%) RESTful
6 20 (8.26%) .NET Core
7 18 (7.44%) Kafka
7 18 (7.44%) YAML
8 16 (6.61%) Gherkin
8 16 (6.61%) Middleware
9 15 (6.20%) .NET Framework
10 14 (5.79%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (5.37%) React
11 13 (5.37%) Spring
12 10 (4.13%) Node.js
12 10 (4.13%) Web Services
12 10 (4.13%) XML
13 9 (3.72%) Redux
14 7 (2.89%) Apache Beam
14 7 (2.89%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 45 (18.60%) Mobile App
2 36 (14.88%) User Experience
3 34 (14.05%) Legacy Applications
4 17 (7.02%) Online Banking
5 15 (6.20%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (3.72%) Virtual Team
7 7 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.89%) Public Cloud
8 5 (2.07%) Legacy Systems
9 4 (1.65%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.65%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.83%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.41%) Clustering
11 1 (0.41%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.41%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Robotics
11 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.41%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.42%) Apple iOS
2 45 (18.60%) Android
3 7 (2.89%) Linux
4 6 (2.48%) Unix
5 4 (1.65%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.65%) Windows
6 3 (1.24%) Debian
7 1 (0.41%) CentOS
7 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (70.25%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (29.75%) DevOps
3 70 (28.93%) SDLC
4 68 (28.10%) Problem-Solving
5 65 (26.86%) Test Automation
6 47 (19.42%) Clean Code
6 47 (19.42%) OWASP
6 47 (19.42%) TDD
6 47 (19.42%) Unit Testing
7 43 (17.77%) Software Engineering
8 37 (15.29%) Microservices
9 36 (14.88%) Artificial Intelligence
10 30 (12.40%) Mobile Development
10 30 (12.40%) MVVM
11 28 (11.57%) Scrum
12 26 (10.74%) Analytics
13 25 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (9.50%) BDD
14 23 (9.50%) Test Strategy
15 21 (8.68%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 80 (33.06%) Java
2 65 (26.86%) SQL
3 35 (14.46%) Kotlin
4 32 (13.22%) Apple Swift
5 27 (11.16%) PowerShell
6 26 (10.74%) Bash Shell
6 26 (10.74%) Dart
7 23 (9.50%) Python
8 22 (9.09%) C#
9 18 (7.44%) JavaScript
10 16 (6.61%) Groovy
11 13 (5.37%) Scala
12 8 (3.31%) PL/SQL
12 8 (3.31%) Ruby
13 7 (2.89%) Java 8
14 4 (1.65%) HiveQL
14 4 (1.65%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.65%) R
15 3 (1.24%) Go
15 3 (1.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (4.13%) Degree
2 3 (1.24%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.41%) APMG
3 1 (0.41%) CISM
3 1 (0.41%) CISSP
3 1 (0.41%) CSSLP
3 1 (0.41%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.41%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.68%) QA
2 4 (1.65%) GDPR
3 3 (1.24%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) NIST
4 1 (0.41%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (13.64%) Docker
2 6 (2.48%) Apache Flume
2 6 (2.48%) HDFS
3 1 (0.41%) Lustre
3 1 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 35 (14.46%) Kubernetes
1 35 (14.46%) Terraform
2 6 (2.48%) Ansible
3 5 (2.07%) Prometheus
4 4 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.65%) Puppet
5 1 (0.41%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 34 (14.05%) Google
2 15 (6.20%) Cognizant
2 15 (6.20%) Oracle
3 14 (5.79%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.79%) Splunk
4 8 (3.31%) Atlassian
4 8 (3.31%) Dynatrace
5 5 (2.07%) Apple
5 5 (2.07%) IBM
5 5 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.07%) Teradata
6 3 (1.24%) Pega
7 2 (0.83%) Broadcom
7 2 (0.83%) CA
7 2 (0.83%) TSYS
7 2 (0.83%) Veracode
8 1 (0.41%) Adobe
8 1 (0.41%) Informatica
8 1 (0.41%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.41%) Temenos