Period
to 26 September 2018

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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retail Banking
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 698 79 659
Rank change year-on-year -619 +580 -220
Permanent jobs citing Retail Banking 489 6,553 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 3.69% 0.36%
As % of the General category 0.71% 8.38% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 279 348 540
UK median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +10.09%
10th Percentile £43,750 £33,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £95,327 £95,375 £104,675
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% -6.36% +10.00%

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 69,024 78,225 83,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.23% 44.03% 43.30%
Number of salaries quoted 53,052 56,926 68,314
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year +1.69% +0.57% +3.53%

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 26 September 2018.

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 26 September 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 -665 416 £70,000 +7.69% 67
London -541 267 £75,000 -1.96% 39
UK excluding London -87 208 £55,000 +6.80% 37
North of England -15 71 £52,500 -4.55% 10
Scotland -79 58 £55,000 +10.00% 9
North West -18 54 £50,000 - 6
South East +1 37 £58,750 +11.90% 4
Midlands +31 30 £56,250 -10.00% 6
East Midlands +5 23 £55,000 -15.38% 2
Yorkshire +28 17 £55,000 -5.98% 4
West Midlands +30 7 £57,500 +43.75% 4
South West +16 6 £62,500 +47.06% 7
East of England +27 5 £45,250 +16.77% 1
Wales +6 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, 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.

1 399 (81.60%) Banking
2 345 (70.55%) Finance
3 220 (44.99%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (25.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 105 (21.47%) Degree
6 101 (20.65%) Retail
7 89 (18.20%) Java
8 87 (17.79%) Scrum
9 83 (16.97%) Problem-Solving
10 81 (16.56%) Fintech
11 68 (13.91%) Project Management
12 66 (13.50%) SQL
13 58 (11.86%) Computer Science
14 56 (11.45%) Test Strategy
15 53 (10.84%) Blockchain
16 52 (10.63%) Microservices
16 52 (10.63%) PRINCE2
17 51 (10.43%) Software Engineering
18 48 (9.82%) SOA
18 48 (9.82%) Migration
19 46 (9.41%) Spring Boot
20 44 (9.00%) RESTful
21 43 (8.79%) Data Migration
22 42 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
23 41 (8.38%) SDLC
23 41 (8.38%) Infrastructure Transformation
23 41 (8.38%) Test Management
23 41 (8.38%) Business Analysis
24 40 (8.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 40 (8.18%) Self-Motivation

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 26 (5.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (2.66%) JBoss
3 10 (2.04%) SAS
4 7 (1.43%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.02%) Sitefinity
6 4 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (0.82%) Confluence
6 4 (0.82%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.41%) Liferay
7 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.20%) Apache
8 1 (0.20%) CICS
8 1 (0.20%) IIS
8 1 (0.20%) PowerExchange
8 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 32 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (1.84%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.43%) SPSS
6 4 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.41%) EViews
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Infor SunSystems
2 3 (0.61%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.20%) Misys Equation
3 1 (0.20%) Misys Opics
3 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.82%) CloudBees
4 4 (0.82%) GitHub
4 4 (0.82%) IaaS
4 4 (0.82%) OpenShift
4 4 (0.82%) PaaS
5 3 (0.61%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.41%) Office 365
6 2 (0.41%) SaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.20%) Apple Pay
7 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.20%) Google Pay
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.91%) NFC
2 12 (2.45%) DNS
3 9 (1.84%) Firewall
3 9 (1.84%) LAN
3 9 (1.84%) MPLS
4 8 (1.64%) DHCP
4 8 (1.64%) Network Security
4 8 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.64%) VPN
5 5 (1.02%) IP Telephony
5 5 (1.02%) WAN
6 4 (0.82%) ATM
6 4 (0.82%) BGP
6 4 (0.82%) EIGRP
6 4 (0.82%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.82%) HTTP
6 4 (0.82%) SAN
6 4 (0.82%) SSL
6 4 (0.82%) Wireless
6 4 (0.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (10.84%) Blockchain
2 39 (7.98%) MongoDB
3 14 (2.86%) OLTP
4 11 (2.25%) Big Data
4 11 (2.25%) DB2
5 10 (2.04%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.23%) SQL Server
7 5 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.02%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.41%) MySQL
9 2 (0.41%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.41%) QlikView
9 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.20%) Lumira
10 1 (0.20%) NewSQL
10 1 (0.20%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 26 (5.32%) Maven
2 21 (4.29%) Cucumber
3 20 (4.09%) Git (software)
3 20 (4.09%) JIRA
4 17 (3.48%) Jenkins
4 17 (3.48%) Selenium
5 13 (2.66%) Gradle
6 12 (2.45%) Appium
7 11 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (2.25%) WebDriver
8 6 (1.23%) JBehave
8 6 (1.23%) MSBuild
8 6 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (1.23%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.02%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.41%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.41%) JMeter
10 2 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.20%) ERwin
General
1 399 (81.60%) Banking
2 345 (70.55%) Finance
3 101 (20.65%) Retail
4 36 (7.36%) Investment Banking
5 34 (6.95%) Telecoms
6 32 (6.54%) Corporate Banking
7 25 (5.11%) Electronics
8 24 (4.91%) Financial Institution
9 16 (3.27%) Marketing
9 16 (3.27%) Private Banking
10 8 (1.64%) Advertising
11 7 (1.43%) Law
12 6 (1.23%) Front Office
13 5 (1.02%) Back Office
14 2 (0.41%) Legal
15 1 (0.20%) Automotive
15 1 (0.20%) French Language
15 1 (0.20%) Games
15 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 96 (19.63%) Analyst
2 74 (15.13%) Developer
3 69 (14.11%) Architect
3 69 (14.11%) Business Analyst
4 67 (13.70%) Consultant
5 50 (10.22%) Project Manager
6 48 (9.82%) Java Developer
7 46 (9.41%) Solutions Architect
8 28 (5.73%) Retail Banking Project Manager
9 27 (5.52%) Senior Manager
10 25 (5.11%) Senior Consultant
11 24 (4.91%) E-Commerce Consultant
11 24 (4.91%) Payments Consultant
11 24 (4.91%) Senior E-Commerce Consultant
11 24 (4.91%) Senior Payments Consultant
11 24 (4.91%) Software Engineer
12 23 (4.70%) Programme Manager
13 20 (4.09%) Transformation Manager
14 19 (3.89%) Business Manager
15 18 (3.68%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (9.41%) Spring Boot
2 44 (9.00%) RESTful
3 32 (6.54%) AngularJS
4 30 (6.13%) .NET
5 29 (5.93%) Web Services
6 27 (5.52%) Java EE
7 22 (4.50%) jQuery
7 22 (4.50%) React
8 20 (4.09%) Spring
9 18 (3.68%) REST
10 17 (3.48%) SOAP
10 17 (3.48%) Spring Cloud
10 17 (3.48%) XML
11 16 (3.27%) J2EE
12 13 (2.66%) Hibernate
13 10 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (2.04%) JSON
13 10 (2.04%) Struts
14 9 (1.84%) CSS
14 9 (1.84%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 81 (16.56%) Fintech
2 58 (11.86%) Computer Science
3 42 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (8.18%) Self-Motivation
5 33 (6.75%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (5.93%) Greenfield Project
7 24 (4.91%) Contactless
7 24 (4.91%) Credit Risk
7 24 (4.91%) EMV
7 24 (4.91%) Mobile Payment
7 24 (4.91%) Smartcard
8 21 (4.29%) Management Information System
9 18 (3.68%) User Experience
10 16 (3.27%) Mobile App
11 15 (3.07%) Mainframe
12 10 (2.04%) Data Centre
13 5 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
13 5 (1.02%) Online Banking
13 5 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.82%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.34%) Windows
2 18 (3.68%) Linux
3 10 (2.04%) Unix
4 9 (1.84%) Android
5 7 (1.43%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.23%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.82%) CentOS
7 4 (0.82%) SUSE
7 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.61%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.61%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.20%) Solaris
9 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (44.99%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (25.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 87 (17.79%) Scrum
4 83 (16.97%) Problem-Solving
5 68 (13.91%) Project Management
6 56 (11.45%) Test Strategy
7 52 (10.63%) Microservices
7 52 (10.63%) PRINCE2
8 51 (10.43%) Software Engineering
9 48 (9.82%) Migration
9 48 (9.82%) SOA
10 43 (8.79%) Data Migration
11 41 (8.38%) Business Analysis
11 41 (8.38%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 41 (8.38%) SDLC
11 41 (8.38%) Test Management
12 39 (7.98%) Test Automation
13 38 (7.77%) Analytics
14 37 (7.57%) Mentoring
15 36 (7.36%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (18.20%) Java
2 66 (13.50%) SQL
3 29 (5.93%) JavaScript
4 25 (5.11%) Java 8
5 24 (4.91%) C#
6 20 (4.09%) Scala
7 17 (3.48%) C
8 10 (2.04%) VB.NET
9 9 (1.84%) R
10 8 (1.64%) C++
10 8 (1.64%) Python
11 6 (1.23%) Kotlin
11 6 (1.23%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.02%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.82%) Apple Swift
13 4 (0.82%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.41%) ES6
14 2 (0.41%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 105 (21.47%) Degree
2 40 (8.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 18 (3.68%) PMP
4 9 (1.84%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (1.64%) TOGAF Certification
6 6 (1.23%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.02%) CISSP
7 5 (1.02%) DBS Check
7 5 (1.02%) ISEB
7 5 (1.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.82%) CISM
9 3 (0.61%) SSCP
10 2 (0.41%) CCSP
10 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.41%) MBA
10 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.41%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.20%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.93%) QA
2 8 (1.64%) COBIT
3 6 (1.23%) Actionable Recommendations
3 6 (1.23%) PSD2
4 4 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.61%) SEPA
6 2 (0.41%) GDPR
6 2 (0.41%) IFRS
6 2 (0.41%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.41%) PMO
6 2 (0.41%) SLA
7 1 (0.20%) EMIR
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 38 (7.77%) Docker
2 5 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.82%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.82%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (1.23%) Prometheus
1 6 (1.23%) Terraform
2 4 (0.82%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.41%) SCCM
4 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (7.77%) Oracle
2 30 (6.13%) Microsoft
3 26 (5.32%) Cognizant
4 24 (4.91%) Hyperion
5 18 (3.68%) Facebook
6 12 (2.45%) IBM
7 11 (2.25%) Cisco
8 10 (2.04%) Chordiant
9 7 (1.43%) Google
9 7 (1.43%) Tableau
10 6 (1.23%) Xamarin
11 5 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (1.02%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.02%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.82%) Blue Coat
12 4 (0.82%) Infoblox
12 4 (0.82%) Infor
12 4 (0.82%) Informatica
12 4 (0.82%) Sun