Period
to 15 February 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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retail Banking
UK
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 726 294 702
Rank change year-on-year -432 +408 -144
Permanent jobs citing Retail Banking 417 1,992 534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 1.13% 0.30%
As % of the General category 0.71% 2.69% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 286 434 438
UK median annual salary £65,000 £58,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.07% -3.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,125 £35,250 £38,025
90th Percentile £108,125 £95,000 £120,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year +4.76% -2.33% +7.50%

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 58,880 73,962 73,931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.85% 42.08% 42.07%
Number of salaries quoted 44,859 57,267 59,590
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,296
% change year-on-year - +1.59% +1.83%

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 15 February 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 15 February 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 -423 377 £65,000 +8.33% 46
London -360 266 £72,500 +12.96% 28
UK excluding London -103 149 £55,000 +4.76% 24
North of England +10 57 £55,000 +12.24% 11
North West -10 39 £55,500 +15.63% 7
Scotland -67 37 £59,750 +9.63% 6
South East +46 32 £50,750 -3.33% 1
Yorkshire +47 16 £82,500 +41.03% 4
South West +30 11 £37,500 -20.63% 2
Midlands -6 11 £45,000 -29.41% 2
East Midlands -13 10 £41,250 -41.07% 2
North East +19 2 £41,500 -56.32%
West Midlands +25 1 £85,000 +47.83%
Wales +18 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 15 February 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.

1 363 (87.05%) Banking
2 273 (65.47%) Finance
3 188 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
4 105 (25.18%) Fintech
5 80 (19.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 77 (18.47%) Degree
7 76 (18.23%) Retail
8 68 (16.31%) Java
9 57 (13.67%) Project Management
10 56 (13.43%) SQL
11 53 (12.71%) Scrum
11 53 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
12 47 (11.27%) Computer Science
13 45 (10.79%) SDLC
13 45 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
14 44 (10.55%) E-Commerce
15 43 (10.31%) DevOps
15 43 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
16 42 (10.07%) Investment Banking
17 40 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
17 40 (9.59%) Self-Motivation
18 39 (9.35%) Analytics
19 38 (9.11%) Blockchain
19 38 (9.11%) Business Analysis
20 37 (8.87%) Wealth Management
20 37 (8.87%) Integration Testing
21 36 (8.63%) Test Automation
21 36 (8.63%) JIRA
22 35 (8.39%) Telecoms
23 34 (8.15%) HTML

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 (5.28%) Confluence
2 17 (4.08%) WebSphere
3 16 (3.84%) Apache Spark
4 14 (3.36%) SAS
5 13 (3.12%) Cloud Foundry
6 10 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (1.68%) JBoss
7 7 (1.68%) Liferay
7 7 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.96%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.72%) CMS
9 3 (0.72%) Mule
9 3 (0.72%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.48%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.24%) WildFly
Applications
1 28 (6.71%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (5.28%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.48%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.96%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.96%) Loan IQ
3 3 (0.72%) Magento
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle CRM On Demand
4 1 (0.24%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.24%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 53 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.84%) SaaS
4 13 (3.12%) IaaS
4 13 (3.12%) PaaS
5 11 (2.64%) GitHub
6 8 (1.92%) CloudBees
6 8 (1.92%) OpenShift
7 7 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.20%) Office 365
10 3 (0.72%) Sauce Labs
11 2 (0.48%) Apigee
11 2 (0.48%) Apple Pay
11 2 (0.48%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.48%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.48%) Google Pay
11 2 (0.48%) IBM Blueworks
11 2 (0.48%) Slack
12 1 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.24%) NFC
2 5 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.96%) DHCP
3 4 (0.96%) DNS
3 4 (0.96%) LAN
3 4 (0.96%) WAN
4 3 (0.72%) Internet
5 1 (0.24%) ATM
5 1 (0.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.11%) Blockchain
2 26 (6.24%) MongoDB
3 18 (4.32%) Hadoop
4 16 (3.84%) SQL Server
5 14 (3.36%) Big Data
6 10 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.92%) OLTP
7 8 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (1.68%) DB2
8 7 (1.68%) QlikView
9 6 (1.44%) Apache Hive
9 6 (1.44%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.72%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.48%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.48%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.48%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 36 (8.63%) JIRA
2 26 (6.24%) Selenium
3 24 (5.76%) Cucumber
4 20 (4.80%) Jenkins
5 19 (4.56%) Git (software)
6 18 (4.32%) Appium
7 14 (3.36%) WebDriver
8 10 (2.40%) Maven
8 10 (2.40%) SonarQube
9 9 (2.16%) JMeter
10 7 (1.68%) IBM UrbanCode
11 6 (1.44%) Gradle
11 6 (1.44%) SpecFlow
12 5 (1.20%) JBehave
12 5 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio
14 2 (0.48%) Calabash
14 2 (0.48%) IntelliJ
14 2 (0.48%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.48%) LoadRunner
General
1 363 (87.05%) Banking
2 273 (65.47%) Finance
3 76 (18.23%) Retail
4 42 (10.07%) Investment Banking
5 35 (8.39%) Telecoms
6 26 (6.24%) Electronics
7 20 (4.80%) Marketing
8 16 (3.84%) Financial Institution
9 15 (3.60%) Billing
10 14 (3.36%) Private Banking
11 12 (2.88%) Corporate Banking
12 8 (1.92%) Advertising
13 5 (1.20%) Front Office
13 5 (1.20%) Law
14 4 (0.96%) Back Office
15 2 (0.48%) Games
15 2 (0.48%) Legal
16 1 (0.24%) French Language
16 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.24%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 91 (21.82%) Analyst
2 63 (15.11%) Consultant
3 62 (14.87%) Business Analyst
4 54 (12.95%) Project Manager
5 49 (11.75%) Developer
6 40 (9.59%) Architect
7 35 (8.39%) Senior Consultant
8 27 (6.47%) Java Developer
9 26 (6.24%) E-Commerce Consultant
9 26 (6.24%) Payments Consultant
9 26 (6.24%) Senior E-Commerce Consultant
9 26 (6.24%) Senior Payments Consultant
10 24 (5.76%) Banking Analyst
10 24 (5.76%) Solutions Architect
11 19 (4.56%) Senior Manager
12 18 (4.32%) Retail Banking Project Manager
13 16 (3.84%) Banking Business Analyst
14 15 (3.60%) Software Project Manager
15 14 (3.36%) Senior Project Manager
16 12 (2.88%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.15%) HTML
2 31 (7.43%) CSS
3 28 (6.71%) AngularJS
4 27 (6.47%) React
5 25 (6.00%) Web Services
6 24 (5.76%) Spring
7 22 (5.28%) HTML5
7 22 (5.28%) JSON
7 22 (5.28%) SOAP
8 21 (5.04%) Spring Boot
9 18 (4.32%) CSS3
9 18 (4.32%) Java EE
9 18 (4.32%) REST
10 17 (4.08%) jQuery
11 16 (3.84%) .NET
11 16 (3.84%) XML
12 15 (3.60%) J2EE
12 15 (3.60%) Kafka
13 11 (2.64%) Node.js
13 11 (2.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 105 (25.18%) Fintech
2 45 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (9.59%) Self-Motivation
4 31 (7.43%) User Experience
5 27 (6.47%) Mobile App
6 26 (6.24%) Contactless
6 26 (6.24%) EMV
6 26 (6.24%) Mobile Payment
6 26 (6.24%) Smartcard
7 21 (5.04%) Greenfield Project
8 15 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (2.64%) Mainframe
9 11 (2.64%) Mobile Banking
9 11 (2.64%) Online Banking
10 9 (2.16%) Enterprise Cloud
11 7 (1.68%) APACS
11 7 (1.68%) Credit Risk
11 7 (1.68%) DataPower
11 7 (1.68%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.44%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 15 (3.60%) Windows
2 13 (3.12%) Linux
3 11 (2.64%) Unix
4 8 (1.92%) Android
5 7 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.44%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.96%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.96%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (45.08%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (19.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 57 (13.67%) Project Management
4 53 (12.71%) Scrum
5 47 (11.27%) Computer Science
6 45 (10.79%) SDLC
7 44 (10.55%) E-Commerce
8 43 (10.31%) DevOps
8 43 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
9 39 (9.35%) Analytics
10 38 (9.11%) Business Analysis
11 37 (8.87%) Integration Testing
11 37 (8.87%) Wealth Management
12 36 (8.63%) Test Automation
13 34 (8.15%) Microservices
13 34 (8.15%) Software Delivery
14 32 (7.67%) Change Management
15 31 (7.43%) Systems Analysis
16 30 (7.19%) Risk Management
16 30 (7.19%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 68 (16.31%) Java
2 56 (13.43%) SQL
3 33 (7.91%) JavaScript
4 25 (6.00%) Java 8
5 22 (5.28%) Python
6 21 (5.04%) Scala
7 17 (4.08%) C#
8 10 (2.40%) R
9 9 (2.16%) C
10 8 (1.92%) Kotlin
10 8 (1.92%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.68%) Apple Swift
11 7 (1.68%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.44%) TypeScript
13 5 (1.20%) C++
13 5 (1.20%) Ruby
14 4 (0.96%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.72%) Go
15 3 (0.72%) Perl
16 2 (0.48%) ES6
Qualifications
1 77 (18.47%) Degree
2 19 (4.56%) PMP
3 16 (3.84%) ISTQB
4 14 (3.36%) ISEB
4 14 (3.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.20%) CRISC
7 5 (1.20%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (0.96%) CFA
9 3 (0.72%) CISSP
10 2 (0.48%) CBAP
10 2 (0.48%) CISM
10 2 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.48%) PhD
11 1 (0.24%) ACCA
11 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.00%) QA
2 9 (2.16%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.44%) GDPR
3 6 (1.44%) SEPA
4 5 (1.20%) COBIT
4 5 (1.20%) PMO
5 4 (0.96%) Basel III
6 3 (0.72%) PSD2
7 2 (0.48%) Actionable Recommendations
7 2 (0.48%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.48%) SLA
8 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.24%) FATCA
8 1 (0.24%) IFRS
8 1 (0.24%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 22 (5.28%) Docker
2 6 (1.44%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (2.16%) Terraform
2 8 (1.92%) Prometheus
3 6 (1.44%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.48%) Ambari
5 2 (0.48%) Ansible
6 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.24%) Puppet
6 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (6.71%) Oracle
2 26 (6.24%) Hyperion
3 20 (4.80%) Microsoft
4 17 (4.08%) Cognizant
4 17 (4.08%) IBM
5 10 (2.40%) Splunk
6 8 (1.92%) Google
6 8 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.92%) Tableau
7 6 (1.44%) Chordiant
8 5 (1.20%) Adobe
8 5 (1.20%) Apple
8 5 (1.20%) VMware
9 4 (0.96%) Lotus
9 4 (0.96%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.72%) AppDynamics
10 3 (0.72%) CA
10 3 (0.72%) hybris
10 3 (0.72%) Pega
11 2 (0.48%) Informatica