Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retail Banking
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 806 717 82
Rank change year-on-year -89 -635 +601
Permanent jobs citing Retail Banking 285 497 6,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.30% 3.64%
As % of the General category 0.51% 0.69% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 208 287 340
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £33,797 £44,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £96,125 £95,000 £95,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% -2.83%

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 56,062 72,315 79,962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.59% 43.11% 45.34%
Number of salaries quoted 42,001 55,304 58,457
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,375 £28,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% -

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail Banking in the UK

Retail Banking
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail Banking.

Salary trend for Retail Banking in the UK

Retail Banking
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail Banking over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Retail Banking in the UK

Retail Banking
Top 14 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 18 September 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 -29 271 £65,000 -7.14% 14
London +9 186 £75,000 - 10
UK excluding London -53 98 £55,000 - 7
North of England -7 41 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Yorkshire +9 23 £55,000 -4.35% 2
South East +15 20 £60,000 +2.13%
North West -25 17 £57,500 +19.79%
Midlands +23 14 £34,000 -38.18% 2
Scotland -33 14 £38,000 -30.91% 3
West Midlands +23 8 £34,000 -39.56% 1
East Midlands +4 6 £65,000 +18.18% 1
East of England +77 5 £55,000 +21.55%
South West +17 4 £105,000 +68.00%
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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.

1 233 (81.75%) Banking
2 160 (56.14%) Finance
3 131 (45.96%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (22.81%) Fintech
5 52 (18.25%) TDD
6 49 (17.19%) Scrum
6 49 (17.19%) Java
7 48 (16.84%) DevOps
8 40 (14.04%) SQL
9 36 (12.63%) Degree
10 34 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
11 31 (10.88%) AWS
11 31 (10.88%) BDD
12 30 (10.53%) Retail
13 29 (10.18%) .NET
13 29 (10.18%) Online Banking
14 28 (9.82%) Computer Science
14 28 (9.82%) Test Automation
15 27 (9.47%) Business Analysis
15 27 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
16 26 (9.12%) Creative Thinking
16 26 (9.12%) Internet
17 25 (8.77%) Docker
18 23 (8.07%) Coaching
18 23 (8.07%) Analytics
19 22 (7.72%) Azure
19 22 (7.72%) C#
19 22 (7.72%) Software Engineering
19 22 (7.72%) JIRA
20 21 (7.37%) WinForms

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 17 (5.96%) Confluence
2 12 (4.21%) SAS
3 8 (2.81%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (1.40%) Mule
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.35%) CMS
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.05%) InVision
2 3 (1.05%) Sketch
3 2 (0.70%) Flinto
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.88%) AWS
2 22 (7.72%) Azure
3 13 (4.56%) SaaS
4 8 (2.81%) Slack
5 7 (2.46%) Office 365
6 5 (1.75%) IaaS
6 5 (1.75%) PaaS
7 4 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.40%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.40%) GCP
7 4 (1.40%) Route 53
8 3 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.05%) Amazon Glacier
8 3 (1.05%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.70%) GitHub
9 2 (0.70%) npm
10 1 (0.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.12%) Internet
2 15 (5.26%) NFC
3 8 (2.81%) VPN
4 5 (1.75%) Calico
4 5 (1.75%) Firewall
5 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.35%) ATM
6 1 (0.35%) DNS
6 1 (0.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.61%) Blockchain
2 11 (3.86%) Big Data
3 10 (3.51%) SQL Server
4 8 (2.81%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.75%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.05%) BigQuery
6 3 (1.05%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.70%) Hazelcast
7 2 (0.70%) HBase
7 2 (0.70%) MySQL
7 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.35%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.35%) DB2
8 1 (0.35%) OLTP
8 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 22 (7.72%) JIRA
2 15 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.56%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.46%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (2.11%) webpack
6 5 (1.75%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.75%) Gerrit
6 5 (1.75%) GitLab
6 5 (1.75%) IntelliJ
6 5 (1.75%) SonarQube
6 5 (1.75%) Subversion
6 5 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (1.40%) Maven
7 4 (1.40%) Mockito
8 3 (1.05%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.70%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.70%) Babel
9 2 (0.70%) Xcode
10 1 (0.35%) Rational Rose
General
1 233 (81.75%) Banking
2 160 (56.14%) Finance
3 30 (10.53%) Retail
4 16 (5.61%) Telecoms
5 15 (5.26%) Electronics
5 15 (5.26%) Public Sector
6 12 (4.21%) Private Banking
7 8 (2.81%) Advertising
7 8 (2.81%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.46%) Marketing
9 6 (2.11%) Games
9 6 (2.11%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.40%) Front Office
11 1 (0.35%) Billing
11 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.35%) Legal
11 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (21.05%) Analyst
2 52 (18.25%) Developer
3 40 (14.04%) Business Analyst
4 30 (10.53%) Consultant
5 20 (7.02%) .NET Developer
6 18 (6.32%) Architect
7 17 (5.96%) Banking Analyst
8 16 (5.61%) Payments Consultant
8 16 (5.61%) Senior Consultant
9 15 (5.26%) E-Commerce Consultant
9 15 (5.26%) Senior E-Commerce Consultant
9 15 (5.26%) Senior Payments Consultant
10 14 (4.91%) Lead Developer
11 13 (4.56%) Java Developer
11 13 (4.56%) Project Manager
11 13 (4.56%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (4.21%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (4.21%) WinForms Developer
13 10 (3.51%) Junior
13 10 (3.51%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.18%) .NET
2 21 (7.37%) ASP.NET
2 21 (7.37%) WinForms
3 16 (5.61%) Spring
4 10 (3.51%) React
5 9 (3.16%) REST
5 9 (3.16%) RESTful
6 8 (2.81%) AngularJS
7 7 (2.46%) JSON
7 7 (2.46%) Kafka
7 7 (2.46%) Sass
7 7 (2.46%) SOAP
7 7 (2.46%) Spring Boot
7 7 (2.46%) Web Services
8 6 (2.11%) Apache Flex
8 6 (2.11%) CSS
8 6 (2.11%) Hibernate
8 6 (2.11%) HTML
9 5 (1.75%) Java EE
10 4 (1.40%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 34 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (10.18%) Online Banking
3 18 (6.32%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (6.32%) User Experience
4 15 (5.26%) Contactless
4 15 (5.26%) EMV
4 15 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 15 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
4 15 (5.26%) Smartcard
5 11 (3.86%) Credit Risk
5 11 (3.86%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.46%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.75%) AS400
7 5 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.75%) iSeries
8 4 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.40%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.05%) Blog
9 3 (1.05%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.05%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.67%) Windows
2 17 (5.96%) Linux
3 13 (4.56%) Unix
4 7 (2.46%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.11%) zOS
6 5 (1.75%) CoreOS
6 5 (1.75%) Mac OS
6 5 (1.75%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.75%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.40%) Android
8 2 (0.70%) Debian
8 2 (0.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (45.96%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (22.81%) Fintech
3 52 (18.25%) TDD
4 49 (17.19%) Scrum
5 48 (16.84%) DevOps
6 31 (10.88%) BDD
7 28 (9.82%) Computer Science
7 28 (9.82%) Test Automation
8 27 (9.47%) Business Analysis
8 27 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
9 26 (9.12%) Creative Thinking
10 23 (8.07%) Analytics
10 23 (8.07%) Coaching
11 22 (7.72%) Software Engineering
12 21 (7.37%) Integration Testing
13 20 (7.02%) Identity Access Management
13 20 (7.02%) Project Management
14 19 (6.67%) Acceptance Criteria
14 19 (6.67%) E-Commerce
14 19 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 49 (17.19%) Java
2 40 (14.04%) SQL
3 22 (7.72%) C#
4 19 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.21%) Python
6 4 (1.40%) Apple Swift
6 4 (1.40%) Java 8
6 4 (1.40%) Kotlin
6 4 (1.40%) Scala
7 3 (1.05%) C
7 3 (1.05%) Go
7 3 (1.05%) R
8 2 (0.70%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.35%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.35%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.35%) C++
9 1 (0.35%) COBOL
9 1 (0.35%) Perl
9 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (12.63%) Degree
2 7 (2.46%) CISSP
3 5 (1.75%) CCNA
3 5 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.75%) CISMP
3 5 (1.75%) MCSA
3 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.05%) APMP
4 3 (1.05%) PhD
4 3 (1.05%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.05%) PMP
5 2 (0.70%) CISM
5 2 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.70%) CRISC
5 2 (0.70%) DBS Check
5 2 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.70%) SANS
6 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.21%) QA
2 9 (3.16%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.05%) P3O
4 2 (0.70%) COBIT
5 1 (0.35%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (8.77%) Docker
2 2 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (5.96%) Kubernetes
2 11 (3.86%) Ansible
3 10 (3.51%) Terraform
4 9 (3.16%) Puppet
5 8 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.75%) Istio
6 5 (1.75%) Rancher
7 3 (1.05%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.70%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 15 (5.26%) Hyperion
2 13 (4.56%) Cisco
3 12 (4.21%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.51%) TOWER Software
5 8 (2.81%) Google
5 8 (2.81%) Oracle
6 7 (2.46%) AppDynamics
6 7 (2.46%) IBM
6 7 (2.46%) Splunk
7 6 (2.11%) Fiserv
7 6 (2.11%) SAP
7 6 (2.11%) TIBCO
8 5 (1.75%) Citrix
8 5 (1.75%) New Relic
9 4 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.05%) Adobe
11 2 (0.70%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.70%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.70%) VMware
12 1 (0.35%) MuleSoft