Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retail Banking
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 742 753 769
Rank change year-on-year +11 +16 -86
Permanent jobs citing Retail Banking 110 202 369
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.33% 0.46% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 95 151 265
10th Percentile £50,000 £36,875 £42,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £47,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £95,000 £77,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £98,750 £87,500 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,500 £55,000 £55,500
% change year-on-year -2.73% -0.90% +1.83%

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 33,584 44,208 59,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.78% 40.20% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 24,225 34,003 45,676
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Retail Banking in the UK

Retail Banking
Top 10 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 20 April 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 +69 106 £75,000 +15.38% 23
London +49 68 £85,000 +28.79% 15
UK excluding London +56 32 £53,500 -2.73% 16
Midlands +36 14 £50,000 -2.44%
East Midlands +27 13 £50,000 +42.86%
Work from Home - 13 £65,000 - 4
South West - 11 £62,216 -
Scotland +3 4 £65,000 -9.09% 6
South East +65 3 £60,000 -2.44%
West Midlands +11 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 91 (82.73%) Banking
2 61 (55.45%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (50.91%) Finance
4 33 (30.00%) AWS
5 28 (25.45%) DevOps
5 28 (25.45%) GCP
6 27 (24.55%) Azure
7 26 (23.64%) Scrum
7 26 (23.64%) Java
8 21 (19.09%) Python
8 21 (19.09%) Jenkins
9 18 (16.36%) Fintech
10 17 (15.45%) Microservices
10 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
10 17 (15.45%) Software Engineering
11 16 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (14.55%) Waterfall
12 15 (13.64%) Git (software)
12 15 (13.64%) SQL
13 13 (11.82%) Retail
13 13 (11.82%) Google
13 13 (11.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 13 (11.82%) Project Delivery
14 12 (10.91%) Digital Banking
15 11 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (10.00%) Software Delivery
15 11 (10.00%) Hadoop
15 11 (10.00%) Kafka
15 11 (10.00%) JavaScript
16 10 (9.09%) C#

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 10 (9.09%) Apache Spark
2 6 (5.45%) Confluence
3 2 (1.82%) Apache
3 2 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.91%) Finacle
2 1 (0.91%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 33 (30.00%) AWS
2 28 (25.45%) GCP
3 27 (24.55%) Azure
4 3 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.73%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (2.73%) Google Play
4 3 (2.73%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (2.73%) npm
5 2 (1.82%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.82%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.82%) SaaS
5 2 (1.82%) Serverless
6 1 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.91%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.91%) GitHub
6 1 (0.91%) Route 53
6 1 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.18%) Network Security
2 7 (6.36%) Internet
3 2 (1.82%) FTP
4 1 (0.91%) ATM
4 1 (0.91%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 8 (7.27%) Apache Hive
2 8 (7.27%) Big Data
3 4 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.73%) MySQL
5 2 (1.82%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.82%) Power BI
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.91%) Looker
6 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.91%) Scylla
6 1 (0.91%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (0.91%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 21 (19.09%) Jenkins
2 15 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.27%) JIRA
4 6 (5.45%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.45%) fastlane
4 6 (5.45%) Selenium
5 5 (4.55%) IBM UrbanCode
6 4 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.73%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.73%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.73%) SonarQube
7 3 (2.73%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.73%) webpack
8 2 (1.82%) Cypress.io
8 2 (1.82%) Gradle
8 2 (1.82%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 91 (82.73%) Banking
2 56 (50.91%) Finance
3 13 (11.82%) Retail
4 6 (5.45%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.73%) Advertising
5 3 (2.73%) Marketing
5 3 (2.73%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.82%) Publishing
7 1 (0.91%) Back Office
7 1 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.91%) Games
7 1 (0.91%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.91%) Legal
7 1 (0.91%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (13.64%) Business Analyst
2 13 (11.82%) Architect
2 13 (11.82%) Developer
3 12 (10.91%) Data Engineer
4 10 (9.09%) Analyst
5 9 (8.18%) Security Architect
6 8 (7.27%) Big Data Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Product Manager
6 8 (7.27%) Product Owner
6 8 (7.27%) Technical Leader
7 7 (6.36%) Banking Business Analyst
7 7 (6.36%) Product Business Analyst
8 6 (5.45%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (5.45%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (3.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Big Data Software Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.00%) Kafka
2 10 (9.09%) React
3 9 (8.18%) Spring Boot
4 8 (7.27%) Apache Beam
5 7 (6.36%) Node.js
6 6 (5.45%) RESTful
7 5 (4.55%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.64%) Redux
8 4 (3.64%) XML
9 3 (2.73%) HTML
10 2 (1.82%) .NET
10 2 (1.82%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.82%) CSS
10 2 (1.82%) Gherkin
10 2 (1.82%) RxJava
10 2 (1.82%) Swagger
10 2 (1.82%) Velocity
11 1 (0.91%) Apache Flex
11 1 (0.91%) RxSwift
11 1 (0.91%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.18%) User Experience
3 7 (6.36%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.36%) Online Banking
4 6 (5.45%) Public Cloud
4 6 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.64%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (2.73%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.73%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.82%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.91%) AS400
8 1 (0.91%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.91%) iSeries
8 1 (0.91%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.36%) Android
1 7 (6.36%) Windows
2 5 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.55%) Linux
3 3 (2.73%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.82%) Unix
4 2 (1.82%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.91%) CentOS
5 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (55.45%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.45%) DevOps
3 26 (23.64%) Scrum
4 18 (16.36%) Fintech
5 17 (15.45%) Microservices
5 17 (15.45%) Software Engineering
6 16 (14.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (14.55%) Waterfall
7 13 (11.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 13 (11.82%) Project Delivery
8 12 (10.91%) Digital Banking
9 11 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (10.00%) Software Delivery
10 10 (9.09%) Migration
11 9 (8.18%) Data Security
11 9 (8.18%) Security Architecture
11 9 (8.18%) Software Quality Assurance
12 8 (7.27%) Product Roadmap
12 8 (7.27%) Product Vision
12 8 (7.27%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.64%) Java
2 21 (19.09%) Python
3 15 (13.64%) SQL
4 11 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.09%) C#
6 8 (7.27%) Ruby
6 8 (7.27%) Scala
7 5 (4.55%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.55%) Kotlin
7 5 (4.55%) PHP
8 4 (3.64%) HiveQL
9 3 (2.73%) Apple Swift
9 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.82%) R
10 2 (1.82%) RPG
10 2 (1.82%) VBA
11 1 (0.91%) Go
11 1 (0.91%) Groovy
11 1 (0.91%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 6 (5.45%) Degree
2 4 (3.64%) CISSP
3 3 (2.73%) CISA
4 2 (1.82%) CISM
4 2 (1.82%) CRISC
4 2 (1.82%) CSSLP
4 2 (1.82%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.91%) ISEB
5 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.91%) MCSA
5 1 (0.91%) MCSE
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.91%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) GRC
3 1 (0.91%) COBIT
3 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.91%) GDPR
3 1 (0.91%) NIST
System Software
1 8 (7.27%) Apache Flume
1 8 (7.27%) Docker
2 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 9 (8.18%) Ansible
3 8 (7.27%) Terraform
4 4 (3.64%) Puppet
5 3 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.82%) Grafana
6 2 (1.82%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 17 (15.45%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.82%) Google
3 3 (2.73%) Apple
3 3 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.73%) Splunk
4 2 (1.82%) AppDynamics
4 2 (1.82%) FIS
4 2 (1.82%) IBM
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle
4 2 (1.82%) Pega
4 2 (1.82%) Teradata
5 1 (0.91%) Adobe
5 1 (0.91%) Black Duck
5 1 (0.91%) Calypso
5 1 (0.91%) Fiserv
5 1 (0.91%) Qualys
5 1 (0.91%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.91%) Temenos
5 1 (0.91%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.91%) VMware