Period
to 23 August 2017

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 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retail Banking
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 816 534
Rank change year-on-year +710 -282 +135
Permanent jobs citing Retail Banking 5237 469 1038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.98% 0.24% 0.48%
As % of the General category 6.93% 0.55% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 271 373 822
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +5.77%
10th Percentile £33,750 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £105,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% +11.11%

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 75534 84953 96499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.92% 43.18% 44.55%
Number of salaries quoted 55838 69540 76379
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.15% +2.35% -

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 23 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Retail Banking in the UK

Retail Banking
Top 13 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 23 August 2017. 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 +750 5145 £62,500 - 66
London +596 5006 £72,500 +3.57% 38
UK excluding London +74 224 £51,500 -1.90% 29
Scotland +24 89 £54,000 +1.89%
North of England +1 61 £70,000 +48.94% 17
South East +106 51 £45,500 -43.13% 1
North West 0 50 £70,000 - 5
Midlands +19 16 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands +31 12 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Yorkshire -10 10 £48,500 +14.12% 10
South West +4 7 £40,000 -5.88% 2
West Midlands -11 4 £40,000 -27.27%
North East +19 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, IT jobs citing Retail Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Retail Banking.

1 5237 (100.00%) Banking
1 5237 (100.00%) Retail
2 5132 (98.00%) Finance
3 4857 (92.74%) Investment Banking
4 4844 (92.50%) Wealth Management
5 4836 (92.34%) Asset Management
6 2056 (39.26%) Analytical Skills
7 1786 (34.10%) Java
8 1620 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
9 1538 (29.37%) SDLC
10 1233 (23.54%) Project Management
11 1023 (19.53%) Front Office
12 910 (17.38%) Derivative
13 885 (16.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 845 (16.14%) Oracle
15 815 (15.56%) Unix
16 787 (15.03%) Degree
17 761 (14.53%) Business Analysis
18 757 (14.45%) SQL
19 679 (12.97%) Multithreading
20 625 (11.93%) Analytics
21 617 (11.78%) QA
22 586 (11.19%) Scrum
23 561 (10.71%) Risk Management
24 533 (10.18%) Equities
25 532 (10.16%) Linux
26 531 (10.14%) Low Latency
27 493 (9.41%) Software Engineering
28 478 (9.13%) OO
29 473 (9.03%) Test Automation

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
1 294 (5.61%) Tomcat
2 200 (3.82%) Apache
3 162 (3.09%) MS Exchange
4 149 (2.85%) Skype for Business
5 109 (2.08%) JBoss
6 108 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 83 (1.58%) SAS
8 82 (1.57%) SharePoint
9 74 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
10 63 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
11 59 (1.13%) WebSphere
12 54 (1.03%) Confluence
13 36 (0.69%) DataSynapse
14 22 (0.42%) Apache Spark
14 22 (0.42%) IIS
15 17 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.11%) CICS
16 6 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 6 (0.11%) WebLogic
17 4 (0.076%) FileNet
Applications
1 282 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 181 (3.46%) Microsoft Office
3 121 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 57 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.13%) Campfire
6 7 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 57 (1.09%) Actimize
2 47 (0.90%) ION MarketView
3 23 (0.44%) RMDS
4 8 (0.15%) Global One
5 4 (0.076%) Misys Equation
6 2 (0.038%) Finacle
6 2 (0.038%) Summit
6 2 (0.038%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.019%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 157 (3.00%) GitHub
2 91 (1.74%) IaaS
3 20 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (0.23%) PaaS
5 8 (0.15%) Slack
6 7 (0.13%) Asana
7 4 (0.076%) IBM Blueworks
7 4 (0.076%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.057%) Office 365
9 2 (0.038%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.038%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.019%) Trello
10 1 (0.019%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 148 (2.83%) Skype
2 59 (1.13%) Firewall
3 40 (0.76%) HTTP
3 40 (0.76%) LDAP
3 40 (0.76%) SSL
3 40 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 31 (0.59%) Intranet
5 23 (0.44%) DNS
6 20 (0.38%) Internet
7 17 (0.32%) SMTP
8 14 (0.27%) NFC
8 14 (0.27%) Wireless
9 8 (0.15%) Unified Communications
10 6 (0.11%) Network Security
11 4 (0.076%) VPN
12 3 (0.057%) ATM
13 2 (0.038%) Bluetooth
14 1 (0.019%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 256 (4.89%) Data Warehouse
3 217 (4.14%) Relational Database
4 175 (3.34%) Apache Cassandra
5 160 (3.06%) Oracle Database
6 148 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
7 131 (2.50%) Big Data
8 112 (2.14%) Neo4j
9 101 (1.93%) Hadoop
10 88 (1.68%) RDBMS
11 78 (1.49%) OLAP
12 73 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 71 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
13 71 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 70 (1.34%) Oracle OLAP
15 69 (1.32%) KDB
16 58 (1.11%) NoSQL
17 52 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
18 49 (0.94%) Redis
19 43 (0.82%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 385 (7.35%) JIRA
2 328 (6.26%) TeamCity
3 314 (6.00%) Maven
4 204 (3.90%) JUnit
5 181 (3.46%) Subversion
6 116 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
7 107 (2.04%) Git (software)
8 83 (1.58%) Jenkins
9 62 (1.18%) Visual Studio
10 57 (1.09%) Cucumber
11 52 (0.99%) EasyMock
11 52 (0.99%) jMock
12 51 (0.97%) Mockito
13 49 (0.94%) Ant
13 49 (0.94%) Hudson
13 49 (0.94%) Mercurial
14 38 (0.73%) Gradle
15 36 (0.69%) GCC
16 34 (0.65%) Toad
17 31 (0.59%) XMLSpy
General
1 5237 (100.00%) Banking
1 5237 (100.00%) Retail
2 5132 (98.00%) Finance
3 4857 (92.74%) Investment Banking
4 1023 (19.53%) Front Office
5 249 (4.75%) Legal
6 151 (2.88%) Financial Institution
7 114 (2.18%) Back Office
8 84 (1.60%) Marketing
9 65 (1.24%) Publishing
10 48 (0.92%) German Language
11 30 (0.57%) Private Banking
12 25 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
13 22 (0.42%) Telecoms
14 17 (0.32%) Electronics
15 8 (0.15%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.076%) Cantonese Language
17 3 (0.057%) Law
17 3 (0.057%) Manufacturing
18 2 (0.038%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1104 (21.08%) Developer
2 978 (18.67%) Analyst
3 783 (14.95%) Business Analyst
4 610 (11.65%) Java Developer
5 389 (7.43%) Software Engineer
6 342 (6.53%) Senior Developer
7 222 (4.24%) IT Analyst
8 208 (3.97%) Senior Analyst
9 201 (3.84%) Senior Java Developer
10 200 (3.82%) Project Manager
11 199 (3.80%) Technical Leader
12 197 (3.76%) Architect
13 192 (3.67%) Senior Business Analyst
14 172 (3.28%) IT Engineer
15 156 (2.98%) Business IT Analyst
15 156 (2.98%) IT Business Analyst
16 151 (2.88%) Service Analyst
17 133 (2.54%) Financial Analyst
18 123 (2.35%) IT Manager
19 120 (2.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (5.38%) .NET
2 262 (5.00%) Spring
3 235 (4.49%) REST
4 197 (3.76%) Web Services
5 176 (3.36%) FIX Protocol
6 163 (3.11%) RESTful
7 145 (2.77%) XML
8 131 (2.50%) J2EE
9 130 (2.48%) AngularJS
10 119 (2.27%) Middleware
11 102 (1.95%) SOAP
12 101 (1.93%) Hibernate
13 96 (1.83%) Spring MVC
14 87 (1.66%) HTML
15 67 (1.28%) JSON
16 66 (1.26%) Spring Boot
17 64 (1.22%) TIBCO EMS
18 59 (1.13%) JDBC
19 57 (1.09%) JMS
20 53 (1.01%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2056 (39.26%) Analytical Skills
2 910 (17.38%) Derivative
3 885 (16.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 533 (10.18%) Equities
5 455 (8.69%) Fixed Income
6 397 (7.58%) User Experience
7 379 (7.24%) Equity Derivative
8 376 (7.18%) Computer Science
9 364 (6.95%) Management Information System
10 344 (6.57%) Enterprise Software
11 309 (5.90%) Reference Data
12 254 (4.85%) Credit Risk
13 164 (3.13%) Algorithms
14 155 (2.96%) Data Structures
15 146 (2.79%) Blackberry
16 141 (2.69%) Linux Command Line
17 98 (1.87%) Virtual Team
18 91 (1.74%) OTC Derivatives
19 82 (1.57%) Market Risk
20 72 (1.37%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 815 (15.56%) Unix
2 532 (10.16%) Linux
3 418 (7.98%) Windows
4 108 (2.06%) Android
5 106 (2.02%) Apple iOS
6 99 (1.89%) Solaris
7 93 (1.78%) Windows 7
8 91 (1.74%) Mac OS X
8 91 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 76 (1.45%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.095%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.019%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4844 (92.50%) Wealth Management
2 4836 (92.34%) Asset Management
3 1620 (30.93%) Agile Software Development
4 1538 (29.37%) SDLC
5 1233 (23.54%) Project Management
6 761 (14.53%) Business Analysis
7 679 (12.97%) Multithreading
8 625 (11.93%) Analytics
9 586 (11.19%) Scrum
10 561 (10.71%) Risk Management
11 531 (10.14%) Low Latency
12 493 (9.41%) Software Engineering
13 478 (9.13%) OO
14 473 (9.03%) Test Automation
15 447 (8.54%) BDD
16 430 (8.21%) Continuous Integration
17 378 (7.22%) OOD
18 332 (6.34%) Software Delivery
19 299 (5.71%) ITIL
20 290 (5.54%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1786 (34.10%) Java
2 757 (14.45%) SQL
3 362 (6.91%) C#
4 318 (6.07%) Python
5 297 (5.67%) R
6 272 (5.19%) Shell Script
7 255 (4.87%) JavaScript
8 240 (4.58%) PL/SQL
9 234 (4.47%) C++
10 230 (4.39%) Perl
11 98 (1.87%) PowerShell
12 74 (1.41%) Bash Shell
13 66 (1.26%) C
14 59 (1.13%) MATLAB
15 49 (0.94%) Groovy
16 33 (0.63%) Scala
16 33 (0.63%) VB
16 33 (0.63%) VBScript
17 26 (0.50%) VB.NET
18 10 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 787 (15.03%) Degree
2 249 (4.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 91 (1.74%) CCA
3 91 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
3 91 (1.74%) MCSE
3 91 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 87 (1.66%) Master's Degree
5 42 (0.80%) CISM
5 42 (0.80%) CISSP
6 35 (0.67%) CBAP
6 35 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
7 34 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 30 (0.57%) PMI Certification
9 27 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
10 26 (0.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 26 (0.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 22 (0.42%) PMP
12 16 (0.31%) MBA
13 4 (0.076%) CISA
14 3 (0.057%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 617 (11.78%) QA
2 137 (2.62%) PMO
3 94 (1.79%) Basel III
4 62 (1.18%) MiFID
5 52 (0.99%) Data Quality
6 45 (0.86%) Dodd-Frank
7 32 (0.61%) EMIR
8 31 (0.59%) ISO 20022
9 19 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 13 (0.25%) GDPR
11 8 (0.15%) IFRS
12 6 (0.11%) CRD IV
12 6 (0.11%) IFRS 9
13 3 (0.057%) COBIT
14 2 (0.038%) Basel II
14 2 (0.038%) IAS 39
15 1 (0.019%) Actionable Recommendations
15 1 (0.019%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 1 (0.019%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 148 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 91 (1.74%) XenApp
2 91 (1.74%) XenDesktop
3 32 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
4 17 (0.32%) Postfix
5 7 (0.13%) Docker
5 7 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.057%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.019%) HDFS
8 1 (0.019%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 91 (1.74%) AirWatch
1 91 (1.74%) SCCM
2 33 (0.63%) PowerBroker
3 24 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.15%) Puppet
5 4 (0.076%) Kibana
6 3 (0.057%) Salt
7 1 (0.019%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 845 (16.14%) Oracle
2 428 (8.17%) Microsoft
3 363 (6.93%) Murex
4 202 (3.86%) Sybase
5 172 (3.28%) ION Trading
6 132 (2.52%) Tableau
7 101 (1.93%) ServiceNow
8 98 (1.87%) VMware
9 93 (1.78%) Citrix
10 92 (1.76%) Apple
11 91 (1.74%) AppSense
11 91 (1.74%) McAfee
11 91 (1.74%) Red Hat
12 87 (1.66%) TIBCO
13 63 (1.20%) Splunk
14 60 (1.15%) SAP
15 54 (1.03%) Remedy
16 52 (0.99%) Informatica
17 49 (0.94%) Perforce
17 49 (0.94%) Sun