Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retail Banking
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 641 472
Rank change year-on-year +554 -169 +68
Permanent jobs citing Retail Banking 6225 692 1340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.44% 0.37% 0.62%
As % of the General category 7.82% 0.86% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 407 534 1029
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,750 £36,200
90th Percentile £95,000 £112,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,500 £56,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.04% +12.00% +8.70%

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 79619 80804 97931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.01% 42.77% 45.06%
Number of salaries quoted 58159 65845 78267
UK median annual salary £50,198 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.40% - -
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 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 +603 6050 £62,500 -3.85% 43
London +469 5866 £65,000 -10.34% 24
UK excluding London +54 343 £51,500 -8.04% 30
Scotland +12 160 £50,000 -5.66% 11
North of England +37 89 £50,000 -0.99% 8
North West +38 72 £50,000 -21.57% 3
South East +65 41 £52,500 -27.59% 3
Midlands -3 31 £67,500 +12.50% 1
East Midlands +44 23 £77,500 +14.81%
Yorkshire +8 16 £58,500 +24.47% 4
East of England +9 14 £40,000 -15.79% 3
West Midlands -28 8 £51,250 -6.82% 1
South West 0 5 £42,500 -29.17% 4
Wales - 3 - -
North East - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 6056 (97.29%) Banking
2 5952 (95.61%) Finance
3 5600 (89.96%) Investment Banking
4 5576 (89.57%) Wealth Management
5 5556 (89.25%) Asset Management
6 2393 (38.44%) Analytical Skills
7 2161 (34.71%) Java
8 1887 (30.31%) Agile Software Development
9 1820 (29.24%) SDLC
10 1423 (22.86%) Project Management
11 1179 (18.94%) Front Office
12 1018 (16.35%) Oracle
13 990 (15.90%) Unix
14 968 (15.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 960 (15.42%) Derivative
16 940 (15.10%) SQL
17 914 (14.68%) Degree
18 857 (13.77%) Business Analysis
19 764 (12.27%) Multithreading
20 718 (11.53%) Analytics
21 694 (11.15%) Scrum
22 689 (11.07%) QA
23 644 (10.35%) Linux
24 630 (10.12%) Risk Management
25 626 (10.06%) Equities
26 610 (9.80%) Low Latency
27 548 (8.80%) Software Engineering
28 540 (8.67%) Windows
29 520 (8.35%) OO
29 520 (8.35%) 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
1 321 (5.16%) Tomcat
2 227 (3.65%) Apache
3 167 (2.68%) MS Exchange
3 167 (2.68%) Skype for Business
4 119 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 117 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
6 106 (1.70%) SAS
7 100 (1.61%) JBoss
8 86 (1.38%) SharePoint
9 78 (1.25%) Confluence
10 73 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
11 70 (1.12%) WebSphere
12 46 (0.74%) DataSynapse
13 28 (0.45%) IIS
14 25 (0.40%) Apache Spark
15 17 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
16 12 (0.19%) CMS
16 12 (0.19%) Documentum
17 10 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 10 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 310 (4.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 201 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
3 141 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 48 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 17 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (0.13%) InVision
8 2 (0.032%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.032%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.032%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.016%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 67 (1.08%) Actimize
2 61 (0.98%) ION MarketView
3 17 (0.27%) RMDS
4 13 (0.21%) Temenos T24
5 8 (0.13%) Global One
6 7 (0.11%) Finacle
6 7 (0.11%) Summit
7 5 (0.080%) Oracle AML
8 4 (0.064%) Misys Equation
9 2 (0.032%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.032%) Oracle FAH
9 2 (0.032%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.016%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 154 (2.47%) GitHub
2 102 (1.64%) IaaS
3 47 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (0.22%) npm
5 14 (0.22%) PaaS
6 11 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 6 (0.096%) IBM Blueworks
8 4 (0.064%) Office 365
9 2 (0.032%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.032%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.032%) Trello
10 1 (0.016%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.016%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 167 (2.68%) Skype
2 74 (1.19%) Firewall
3 62 (1.00%) LDAP
4 59 (0.95%) TCP/IP
5 57 (0.92%) HTTP
6 56 (0.90%) SSL
7 28 (0.45%) Intranet
8 22 (0.35%) DNS
9 17 (0.27%) SMTP
10 16 (0.26%) Unified Communications
11 15 (0.24%) Internet
12 13 (0.21%) Wireless
13 12 (0.19%) NFC
14 4 (0.064%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (0.064%) Network Security
15 3 (0.048%) ATM
16 2 (0.032%) Bluetooth
16 2 (0.032%) DHCP
16 2 (0.032%) LAN
16 2 (0.032%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
2 328 (5.27%) SQL Server
3 258 (4.14%) Relational Database
4 193 (3.10%) Oracle Database
5 186 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
6 159 (2.55%) Big Data
7 149 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
8 116 (1.86%) Neo4j
9 114 (1.83%) Hadoop
10 109 (1.75%) RDBMS
11 101 (1.62%) OLAP
12 99 (1.59%) KDB
13 93 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
14 90 (1.45%) Oracle OLAP
15 88 (1.41%) NoSQL
16 81 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 81 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 57 (0.92%) Power BI
18 50 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
19 49 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 440 (7.07%) JIRA
2 369 (5.93%) Maven
3 353 (5.67%) TeamCity
4 236 (3.79%) Subversion
5 223 (3.58%) JUnit
6 179 (2.88%) Git (software)
7 116 (1.86%) Jenkins
8 110 (1.77%) Sonatype Nexus
9 97 (1.56%) Cucumber
10 82 (1.32%) Visual Studio
11 62 (1.00%) Gradle
11 62 (1.00%) Mockito
12 53 (0.85%) Ant
13 49 (0.79%) EasyMock
14 46 (0.74%) GCC
15 43 (0.69%) Hudson
15 43 (0.69%) jMock
15 43 (0.69%) Mercurial
15 43 (0.69%) Toad
16 37 (0.59%) Selenium
General
1 6056 (97.29%) Banking
2 5952 (95.61%) Finance
3 5600 (89.96%) Investment Banking
4 1179 (18.94%) Front Office
5 272 (4.37%) Legal
6 178 (2.86%) Financial Institution
7 116 (1.86%) Back Office
8 80 (1.29%) Publishing
9 77 (1.24%) Marketing
10 73 (1.17%) Retail
11 50 (0.80%) German Language
12 43 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
13 34 (0.55%) Private Banking
14 25 (0.40%) Telecoms
15 16 (0.26%) Electronics
16 14 (0.22%) Law
16 14 (0.22%) Multimedia
17 13 (0.21%) General Ledger
18 5 (0.080%) Manufacturing
19 4 (0.064%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1309 (21.03%) Developer
2 1135 (18.23%) Analyst
3 907 (14.57%) Business Analyst
4 687 (11.04%) Java Developer
5 423 (6.80%) Software Engineer
6 410 (6.59%) Senior Developer
7 275 (4.42%) IT Analyst
8 248 (3.98%) Project Manager
9 234 (3.76%) Architect
10 230 (3.69%) Technical Leader
11 228 (3.66%) Senior Analyst
12 220 (3.53%) Senior Java Developer
13 204 (3.28%) IT Engineer
14 203 (3.26%) Senior Business Analyst
15 189 (3.04%) IT Manager
16 187 (3.00%) Business IT Analyst
16 187 (3.00%) IT Business Analyst
17 171 (2.75%) Service Analyst
18 157 (2.52%) Support Analyst
19 138 (2.22%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (5.43%) Spring
2 334 (5.37%) .NET
3 308 (4.95%) REST
4 262 (4.21%) Web Services
5 198 (3.18%) FIX Protocol
6 182 (2.92%) RESTful
7 178 (2.86%) AngularJS
8 177 (2.84%) XML
9 156 (2.51%) J2EE
10 145 (2.33%) HTML
11 142 (2.28%) Spring MVC
12 126 (2.02%) Hibernate
13 117 (1.88%) Middleware
14 116 (1.86%) SOAP
15 113 (1.82%) JSON
16 106 (1.70%) HTML5
17 89 (1.43%) Spring Boot
18 66 (1.06%) .NET Framework
19 63 (1.01%) JMS
20 62 (1.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 2393 (38.44%) Analytical Skills
2 968 (15.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 960 (15.42%) Derivative
4 626 (10.06%) Equities
5 495 (7.95%) Computer Science
6 456 (7.33%) User Experience
7 452 (7.26%) Fixed Income
8 415 (6.67%) Management Information System
9 381 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
10 371 (5.96%) Equity Derivative
11 355 (5.70%) Reference Data
12 279 (4.48%) Credit Risk
13 195 (3.13%) Algorithms
14 192 (3.08%) Data Structures
15 161 (2.59%) Linux Command Line
16 150 (2.41%) Blackberry
17 122 (1.96%) Virtual Team
18 95 (1.53%) Market Risk
19 91 (1.46%) OTC Derivatives
20 82 (1.32%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 990 (15.90%) Unix
2 644 (10.35%) Linux
3 540 (8.67%) Windows
4 127 (2.04%) Windows Server
5 123 (1.98%) Android
5 123 (1.98%) Apple iOS
6 115 (1.85%) Solaris
7 103 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 102 (1.64%) Mac OS X
9 99 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 33 (0.53%) Windows 10
11 32 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (0.16%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.048%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.016%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5576 (89.57%) Wealth Management
2 5556 (89.25%) Asset Management
3 1887 (30.31%) Agile Software Development
4 1820 (29.24%) SDLC
5 1423 (22.86%) Project Management
6 857 (13.77%) Business Analysis
7 764 (12.27%) Multithreading
8 718 (11.53%) Analytics
9 694 (11.15%) Scrum
10 630 (10.12%) Risk Management
11 610 (9.80%) Low Latency
12 548 (8.80%) Software Engineering
13 520 (8.35%) OO
13 520 (8.35%) Test Automation
14 508 (8.16%) BDD
15 459 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
16 435 (6.99%) Software Delivery
17 415 (6.67%) OOD
18 375 (6.02%) Strategic Thinking
19 352 (5.65%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2161 (34.71%) Java
2 940 (15.10%) SQL
3 404 (6.49%) C#
4 350 (5.62%) Python
5 320 (5.14%) Shell Script
6 318 (5.11%) R
7 314 (5.04%) JavaScript
8 305 (4.90%) PL/SQL
9 273 (4.39%) C++
10 263 (4.22%) Perl
11 128 (2.06%) PowerShell
12 76 (1.22%) C
13 66 (1.06%) Bash Shell
13 66 (1.06%) MATLAB
14 60 (0.96%) Groovy
15 53 (0.85%) VB
16 44 (0.71%) VBScript
17 42 (0.67%) VB.NET
18 34 (0.55%) Scala
19 16 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 914 (14.68%) Degree
2 333 (5.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 136 (2.18%) MCSE
3 136 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 122 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
5 102 (1.64%) CCA
5 102 (1.64%) Master's Degree
6 51 (0.82%) CISSP
7 50 (0.80%) PMI Certification
8 49 (0.79%) CISM
8 49 (0.79%) PMP
9 45 (0.72%) CBAP
10 44 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 43 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
12 37 (0.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 37 (0.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 34 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (0.32%) CCEA
15 17 (0.27%) ISEB
16 16 (0.26%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 689 (11.07%) QA
2 142 (2.28%) PMO
3 101 (1.62%) Basel III
4 87 (1.40%) Data Quality
5 55 (0.88%) MiFID
6 52 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
7 39 (0.63%) EMIR
8 29 (0.47%) ISO 20022
9 28 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 19 (0.31%) IFRS
10 19 (0.31%) IFRS 9
11 8 (0.13%) PSD2
11 8 (0.13%) SLA
12 6 (0.096%) GDPR
13 4 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 2 (0.032%) Basel II
14 2 (0.032%) COBIT
14 2 (0.032%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.032%) SEPA
15 1 (0.016%) CRD IV
System Software
1 171 (2.75%) Active Directory
2 135 (2.17%) XenDesktop
3 133 (2.14%) XenApp
4 50 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 40 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
6 31 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 31 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 31 (0.50%) vSphere
6 31 (0.50%) XenServer
7 19 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (0.27%) Postfix
9 13 (0.21%) Docker
10 2 (0.032%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.016%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 104 (1.67%) SCCM
2 102 (1.64%) AirWatch
3 44 (0.71%) PowerBroker
4 28 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.24%) Puppet
6 4 (0.064%) Ansible
6 4 (0.064%) Kibana
7 2 (0.032%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.032%) SCOM
8 1 (0.016%) Control-M
8 1 (0.016%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.016%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1018 (16.35%) Oracle
2 465 (7.47%) Microsoft
3 374 (6.01%) Murex
4 233 (3.74%) Sybase
5 198 (3.18%) ION Trading
6 162 (2.60%) Tableau
7 153 (2.46%) VMware
8 135 (2.17%) Citrix
9 129 (2.07%) ServiceNow
10 102 (1.64%) Apple
10 102 (1.64%) AppSense
10 102 (1.64%) McAfee
11 99 (1.59%) Red Hat
12 76 (1.22%) TIBCO
13 72 (1.16%) SAP
14 65 (1.04%) Splunk
15 63 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
16 60 (0.96%) Informatica
17 50 (0.80%) CA
18 48 (0.77%) Remedy