Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retail Banking
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 666 176 694
Rank change year-on-year -490 +518 -241
Permanent jobs citing Retail Banking 596 3,598 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 2.03% 0.34%
As % of the General category 0.82% 4.74% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 358 389 530
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,950 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £94,250 £91,500 £97,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £48,375 £50,250
% change year-on-year +13.70% -3.73% +0.50%

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 72,292 75,912 89,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.52% 42.73% 43.92%
Number of salaries quoted 55,712 57,963 72,666
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%

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 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail Banking in the UK

Retail Banking
Top 15 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 19 July 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 -528 496 £60,000 +4.35% 43
London -476 296 £67,500 +3.85% 21
UK excluding London -6 275 £55,000 +13.70% 25
North of England -3 101 £50,000 - 12
North West +6 76 £46,000 -16.36% 7
Scotland -55 74 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Midlands +48 55 £52,500 +5.00% 4
East Midlands +29 34 £55,000 - 4
South East -16 33 £45,000 +9.09% 4
Yorkshire +32 23 £70,000 +47.37% 2
West Midlands +27 21 £52,500 +23.53%
South West -1 6 £62,500 +56.25% 2
East of England - 5 £45,250 -
North East - 2 £95,000 - 3
Wales - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 481 (80.70%) Banking
2 403 (67.62%) Finance
3 282 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
4 157 (26.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 143 (23.99%) Degree
6 123 (20.64%) Retail
7 120 (20.13%) Scrum
8 118 (19.80%) Java
9 108 (18.12%) SQL
10 107 (17.95%) Fintech
11 89 (14.93%) Software Engineering
12 86 (14.43%) Analytics
13 83 (13.93%) Project Management
14 82 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
15 80 (13.42%) Computer Science
16 67 (11.24%) Oracle
17 66 (11.07%) PRINCE2
18 65 (10.91%) SOA
19 60 (10.07%) .NET
20 59 (9.90%) Wealth Management
21 58 (9.73%) Test Automation
21 58 (9.73%) Investment Banking
22 57 (9.56%) AngularJS
22 57 (9.56%) Spring Boot
23 56 (9.40%) RESTful
24 55 (9.23%) Test Strategy
25 54 (9.06%) C#
26 53 (8.89%) Migration
26 53 (8.89%) MongoDB
26 53 (8.89%) Greenfield Project

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 50 (8.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 14 (2.35%) JBoss
2 14 (2.35%) SAS
3 12 (2.01%) Sitefinity
4 11 (1.85%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.17%) Apache
5 7 (1.17%) WildFly
6 4 (0.67%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.50%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.50%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.34%) IIS
8 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.17%) Confluence
9 1 (0.17%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (5.20%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (2.85%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (1.68%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.84%) SPSS
5 2 (0.34%) EViews
Business Applications
1 5 (0.84%) WebTrends
2 4 (0.67%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (0.67%) Infor SunSystems
2 4 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.67%) Unica
3 3 (0.50%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.17%) Misys Equation
4 1 (0.17%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 47 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (6.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.17%) SaaS
4 6 (1.01%) Office 365
5 5 (0.84%) PaaS
6 4 (0.67%) GitHub
6 4 (0.67%) IaaS
7 3 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.19%) NFC
2 15 (2.52%) DNS
3 10 (1.68%) LAN
3 10 (1.68%) MPLS
4 9 (1.51%) Firewall
5 8 (1.34%) DHCP
5 8 (1.34%) Network Security
5 8 (1.34%) SSL
5 8 (1.34%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.34%) VPN
6 7 (1.17%) HTTP
7 6 (1.01%) WAN
8 5 (0.84%) IP Telephony
9 4 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (0.67%) Cisco Wireless
9 4 (0.67%) Converged Networks
9 4 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (0.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (0.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (8.89%) MongoDB
2 51 (8.56%) Blockchain
3 15 (2.52%) Big Data
4 13 (2.18%) OLTP
5 10 (1.68%) Data Mining
6 7 (1.17%) SQL Server
7 4 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (0.67%) DB2
7 4 (0.67%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.67%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.50%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.50%) Ingres
9 2 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.34%) MySQL
9 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.17%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 40 (6.71%) Maven
2 37 (6.21%) JIRA
3 28 (4.70%) Git (software)
3 28 (4.70%) Jenkins
4 23 (3.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (3.36%) MSBuild
5 20 (3.36%) Octopus Deploy
6 14 (2.35%) Selenium
7 12 (2.01%) Cucumber
8 9 (1.51%) Subversion
9 7 (1.17%) JUnit
10 6 (1.01%) JMeter
10 6 (1.01%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.67%) Ant
11 4 (0.67%) LoadUI
11 4 (0.67%) SoapUI
12 3 (0.50%) ANTLR
12 3 (0.50%) Appium
12 3 (0.50%) Artifactory
12 3 (0.50%) Gradle
General
1 481 (80.70%) Banking
2 403 (67.62%) Finance
3 123 (20.64%) Retail
4 58 (9.73%) Investment Banking
5 44 (7.38%) Corporate Banking
6 29 (4.87%) Telecoms
7 19 (3.19%) Electronics
7 19 (3.19%) Financial Institution
8 18 (3.02%) Marketing
9 15 (2.52%) Legal
10 9 (1.51%) Private Banking
11 8 (1.34%) Law
12 6 (1.01%) Advertising
13 5 (0.84%) Front Office
14 4 (0.67%) Games
15 3 (0.50%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.34%) Back Office
16 2 (0.34%) Retail Finance
17 1 (0.17%) Automotive
17 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 125 (20.97%) Analyst
2 119 (19.97%) Developer
3 94 (15.77%) Business Analyst
4 84 (14.09%) Consultant
5 74 (12.42%) Java Developer
6 61 (10.23%) Architect
7 60 (10.07%) Project Manager
8 38 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
9 29 (4.87%) Banking Analyst
9 29 (4.87%) Business Manager
9 29 (4.87%) Retail Banking Project Manager
9 29 (4.87%) Software Engineer
10 28 (4.70%) Programme Manager
10 28 (4.70%) Senior Manager
11 27 (4.53%) Business Consultant
11 27 (4.53%) Senior Developer
12 24 (4.03%) Java Developer - Fintech
13 23 (3.86%) Debt Manager
13 23 (3.86%) Senior Consultant
14 21 (3.52%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (10.07%) .NET
2 57 (9.56%) AngularJS
2 57 (9.56%) Spring Boot
3 56 (9.40%) RESTful
4 44 (7.38%) jQuery
5 42 (7.05%) Java EE
6 41 (6.88%) Web Services
7 40 (6.71%) Spring
8 31 (5.20%) React
9 26 (4.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 26 (4.36%) Spring Cloud
10 24 (4.03%) Middleware
11 16 (2.68%) Hibernate
12 15 (2.52%) .NET Framework
13 13 (2.18%) J2EE
14 12 (2.01%) SOAP
15 11 (1.85%) XML
16 9 (1.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 9 (1.51%) OpenMP
16 9 (1.51%) Threading Building Blocks
Miscellaneous
1 107 (17.95%) Fintech
2 80 (13.42%) Computer Science
3 53 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
4 44 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (7.05%) Management Information System
6 34 (5.70%) Self-Motivation
7 32 (5.37%) Credit Risk
8 27 (4.53%) User Experience
9 24 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (4.03%) Mobile App
10 23 (3.86%) Contactless
10 23 (3.86%) EMV
11 19 (3.19%) Mobile Payment
11 19 (3.19%) Smartcard
12 14 (2.35%) Algorithms
13 13 (2.18%) Mainframe
14 6 (1.01%) SWIFT
15 5 (0.84%) iPhone
15 5 (0.84%) Online Banking
15 5 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (6.21%) Windows
2 29 (4.87%) Linux
3 17 (2.85%) Unix
4 13 (2.18%) Windows 7
5 11 (1.85%) Android
6 10 (1.68%) Windows 10
6 10 (1.68%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.67%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.67%) CentOS
7 4 (0.67%) SUSE
7 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Solaris
8 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (26.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 120 (20.13%) Scrum
4 89 (14.93%) Software Engineering
5 86 (14.43%) Analytics
6 83 (13.93%) Project Management
7 82 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
8 66 (11.07%) PRINCE2
9 65 (10.91%) SOA
10 59 (9.90%) Wealth Management
11 58 (9.73%) Test Automation
12 55 (9.23%) Test Strategy
13 53 (8.89%) Migration
14 51 (8.56%) Customer Engagement
15 46 (7.72%) Mentoring
15 46 (7.72%) SDLC
16 45 (7.55%) Process Management
17 43 (7.21%) Data Migration
17 43 (7.21%) Information Security
18 42 (7.05%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (19.80%) Java
2 108 (18.12%) SQL
3 54 (9.06%) C#
4 39 (6.54%) JavaScript
5 37 (6.21%) Java 8
6 35 (5.87%) C
7 29 (4.87%) Scala
8 20 (3.36%) T-SQL
9 17 (2.85%) VB.NET
10 15 (2.52%) C++
11 12 (2.01%) Python
12 9 (1.51%) VB
13 6 (1.01%) R
14 5 (0.84%) VBA
15 4 (0.67%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.50%) Kotlin
17 2 (0.34%) ES6
17 2 (0.34%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.34%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 143 (23.99%) Degree
2 43 (7.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 25 (4.19%) PMP
4 15 (2.52%) CISSP
5 12 (2.01%) CISM
5 12 (2.01%) CSSLP
6 10 (1.68%) ISEB
7 8 (1.34%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.17%) ISTQB
8 7 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (1.17%) Security Cleared
9 6 (1.01%) CEH
9 6 (1.01%) CISA
9 6 (1.01%) CompTIA Security+
9 6 (1.01%) GIAC
9 6 (1.01%) SANS
9 6 (1.01%) SSCP
9 6 (1.01%) TOGAF Certification
10 5 (0.84%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.20%) QA
2 9 (1.51%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.34%) COBIT
3 8 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.34%) PSD2
4 5 (0.84%) Actionable Recommendations
4 5 (0.84%) GDPR
4 5 (0.84%) SEPA
5 4 (0.67%) PMO
6 3 (0.50%) IFRS
6 3 (0.50%) IFRS 9
6 3 (0.50%) MiFID
6 3 (0.50%) SLA
7 2 (0.34%) FATCA
7 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.17%) EMIR
System Software
1 48 (8.05%) Docker
2 9 (1.51%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (1.01%) SCCM
2 3 (0.50%) Prometheus
2 3 (0.50%) Terraform
3 1 (0.17%) MaaS360
3 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 67 (11.24%) Oracle
2 38 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 26 (4.36%) Facebook
4 22 (3.69%) Cognizant
5 19 (3.19%) Hyperion
6 18 (3.02%) Xamarin
7 13 (2.18%) IBM
7 13 (2.18%) Misys
8 11 (1.85%) Adobe
9 10 (1.68%) Google
10 9 (1.51%) Cisco
11 6 (1.01%) Tableau
12 5 (0.84%) Citrix
12 5 (0.84%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.84%) Symantec
13 4 (0.67%) Blue Coat
13 4 (0.67%) Chordiant
13 4 (0.67%) Infoblox
13 4 (0.67%) Infor