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

Retail Banking
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 637 448
Rank change year-on-year +559 -189 +101
Permanent jobs citing Retail Banking 6553 708 1422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.76% 0.37% 0.65%
As % of the General category 8.55% 0.86% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 370 549 1104
UK median annual salary £62,250 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +9.09% +8.37%
10th Percentile £33,750 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £108,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +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 76657 82229 98477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.04% 43.03% 44.95%
Number of salaries quoted 55649 67086 78373
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £81,250
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 October 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 October 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 +599 6393 £65,000 +4.00% 44
London +459 6205 £72,500 +3.57% 21
UK excluding London +76 340 £50,000 -9.09% 32
Scotland +29 154 £50,000 -5.66% 9
North of England +28 95 £51,750 -3.72% 9
North West +14 75 £50,000 -23.08% 2
South East +87 48 £52,500 -17.65% 6
Midlands -3 27 £65,000 +8.33% 2
East Midlands +39 21 £67,500 -
Yorkshire +8 19 £58,500 +24.47% 6
East of England +11 9 £40,000 -20.00% 4
West Midlands -27 6 £40,000 -27.27% 2
South West -8 5 £42,500 -32.00% 2
Wales - 2 - -
North East - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6375 (97.28%) Banking
2 6292 (96.02%) Finance
3 5933 (90.54%) Investment Banking
4 5921 (90.36%) Wealth Management
5 5906 (90.13%) Asset Management
6 2512 (38.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2288 (34.92%) Java
8 2017 (30.78%) Agile Software Development
9 1905 (29.07%) SDLC
10 1497 (22.84%) Project Management
11 1253 (19.12%) Front Office
12 1092 (16.66%) Oracle
13 1054 (16.08%) Unix
14 1040 (15.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 1025 (15.64%) Derivative
16 994 (15.17%) SQL
17 974 (14.86%) Degree
18 896 (13.67%) Business Analysis
19 820 (12.51%) Multithreading
20 755 (11.52%) Scrum
21 754 (11.51%) Analytics
22 730 (11.14%) QA
23 683 (10.42%) Linux
24 673 (10.27%) Risk Management
25 661 (10.09%) Equities
26 650 (9.92%) Low Latency
27 585 (8.93%) Software Engineering
28 575 (8.77%) Test Automation
29 568 (8.67%) OO
30 553 (8.44%) Windows

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
1 331 (5.05%) Tomcat
2 231 (3.53%) Apache
3 172 (2.62%) MS Exchange
4 171 (2.61%) Skype for Business
5 119 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 115 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
7 111 (1.69%) SAS
8 110 (1.68%) JBoss
9 91 (1.39%) SharePoint
10 77 (1.18%) Confluence
11 76 (1.16%) WebSphere
12 73 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
13 46 (0.70%) DataSynapse
14 32 (0.49%) Apache Spark
15 24 (0.37%) IIS
16 17 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
17 12 (0.18%) CMS
17 12 (0.18%) Documentum
17 12 (0.18%) WebLogic
18 9 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 330 (5.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 204 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
3 148 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 53 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (0.12%) InVision
8 5 (0.076%) Campfire
9 2 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.031%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.031%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.015%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 73 (1.11%) Actimize
2 67 (1.02%) ION MarketView
3 22 (0.34%) RMDS
4 14 (0.21%) Temenos T24
5 8 (0.12%) Global One
6 6 (0.092%) Oracle AML
7 4 (0.061%) Misys Equation
8 3 (0.046%) Finacle
8 3 (0.046%) Summit
9 1 (0.015%) Eikon
9 1 (0.015%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.015%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.015%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 176 (2.69%) GitHub
2 102 (1.56%) IaaS
3 34 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (0.23%) PaaS
6 14 (0.21%) npm
7 6 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 6 (0.092%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.092%) IBM Blueworks
8 5 (0.076%) Asana
8 5 (0.076%) Slack
8 5 (0.076%) Trello
9 4 (0.061%) Office 365
10 2 (0.031%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.015%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.015%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 172 (2.62%) Skype
2 80 (1.22%) Firewall
3 62 (0.95%) LDAP
4 58 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 57 (0.87%) HTTP
6 55 (0.84%) SSL
7 31 (0.47%) Intranet
8 27 (0.41%) DNS
9 20 (0.31%) Unified Communications
10 17 (0.26%) Internet
10 17 (0.26%) SMTP
11 14 (0.21%) NFC
11 14 (0.21%) Wireless
12 6 (0.092%) Network Security
13 4 (0.061%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (0.046%) ATM
15 2 (0.031%) Bluetooth
15 2 (0.031%) DHCP
15 2 (0.031%) MPLS
15 2 (0.031%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 348 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 345 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 268 (4.09%) Relational Database
4 206 (3.14%) Oracle Database
5 199 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
6 172 (2.62%) BusinessObjects
7 166 (2.53%) Big Data
8 122 (1.86%) Neo4j
9 120 (1.83%) Hadoop
10 108 (1.65%) RDBMS
11 106 (1.62%) KDB
12 102 (1.56%) OLAP
13 95 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 93 (1.42%) NoSQL
14 93 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
14 93 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 91 (1.39%) Oracle OLAP
16 57 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
17 56 (0.85%) Power BI
18 51 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 472 (7.20%) JIRA
2 393 (6.00%) Maven
3 388 (5.92%) TeamCity
4 243 (3.71%) JUnit
4 243 (3.71%) Subversion
5 185 (2.82%) Git (software)
6 124 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
7 116 (1.77%) Jenkins
8 99 (1.51%) Cucumber
9 82 (1.25%) Visual Studio
10 67 (1.02%) Mockito
11 62 (0.95%) Gradle
12 59 (0.90%) Ant
13 57 (0.87%) EasyMock
14 51 (0.78%) jMock
15 49 (0.75%) Hudson
15 49 (0.75%) Mercurial
16 46 (0.70%) GCC
16 46 (0.70%) Selenium
16 46 (0.70%) Toad
General
1 6375 (97.28%) Banking
2 6292 (96.02%) Finance
3 5933 (90.54%) Investment Banking
4 1253 (19.12%) Front Office
5 288 (4.39%) Legal
6 184 (2.81%) Financial Institution
7 124 (1.89%) Back Office
8 85 (1.30%) Publishing
9 81 (1.24%) Marketing
10 72 (1.10%) Retail
11 51 (0.78%) German Language
12 29 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
13 25 (0.38%) Private Banking
14 24 (0.37%) Telecoms
15 18 (0.27%) Multimedia
16 16 (0.24%) Electronics
17 12 (0.18%) General Ledger
18 9 (0.14%) Law
19 4 (0.061%) Italian Language
19 4 (0.061%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1404 (21.43%) Developer
2 1185 (18.08%) Analyst
3 935 (14.27%) Business Analyst
4 743 (11.34%) Java Developer
5 450 (6.87%) Software Engineer
6 428 (6.53%) Senior Developer
7 296 (4.52%) IT Analyst
8 252 (3.85%) Architect
9 250 (3.82%) Senior Analyst
10 244 (3.72%) Project Manager
11 242 (3.69%) Technical Leader
12 238 (3.63%) Senior Java Developer
13 221 (3.37%) Senior Business Analyst
14 220 (3.36%) IT Engineer
15 201 (3.07%) Business IT Analyst
15 201 (3.07%) IT Business Analyst
16 193 (2.95%) IT Manager
17 179 (2.73%) Service Analyst
18 160 (2.44%) Support Analyst
19 145 (2.21%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (5.49%) Spring
2 356 (5.43%) .NET
3 309 (4.72%) REST
4 272 (4.15%) Web Services
5 219 (3.34%) FIX Protocol
6 194 (2.96%) RESTful
7 175 (2.67%) XML
8 170 (2.59%) AngularJS
9 163 (2.49%) J2EE
10 142 (2.17%) Hibernate
10 142 (2.17%) Spring MVC
11 139 (2.12%) HTML
12 121 (1.85%) Middleware
12 121 (1.85%) SOAP
13 109 (1.66%) JSON
14 101 (1.54%) HTML5
15 91 (1.39%) Spring Boot
16 71 (1.08%) Kafka
17 67 (1.02%) JMS
18 66 (1.01%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2512 (38.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1040 (15.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1025 (15.64%) Derivative
4 661 (10.09%) Equities
5 520 (7.94%) Computer Science
6 504 (7.69%) Fixed Income
7 477 (7.28%) User Experience
8 441 (6.73%) Management Information System
9 416 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
10 402 (6.13%) Equity Derivative
11 357 (5.45%) Reference Data
12 282 (4.30%) Credit Risk
13 211 (3.22%) Algorithms
14 203 (3.10%) Data Structures
15 171 (2.61%) Linux Command Line
16 156 (2.38%) Blackberry
17 136 (2.08%) Virtual Team
18 100 (1.53%) Market Risk
19 95 (1.45%) OTC Derivatives
20 82 (1.25%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 1054 (16.08%) Unix
2 683 (10.42%) Linux
3 553 (8.44%) Windows
4 131 (2.00%) Windows Server
5 126 (1.92%) Android
6 125 (1.91%) Apple iOS
7 122 (1.86%) Solaris
8 103 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 103 (1.57%) Windows 7
9 102 (1.56%) Mac OS X
10 32 (0.49%) Windows 10
11 31 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (0.18%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.092%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5921 (90.36%) Wealth Management
2 5906 (90.13%) Asset Management
3 2017 (30.78%) Agile Software Development
4 1905 (29.07%) SDLC
5 1497 (22.84%) Project Management
6 896 (13.67%) Business Analysis
7 820 (12.51%) Multithreading
8 755 (11.52%) Scrum
9 754 (11.51%) Analytics
10 673 (10.27%) Risk Management
11 650 (9.92%) Low Latency
12 585 (8.93%) Software Engineering
13 575 (8.77%) Test Automation
14 568 (8.67%) OO
15 552 (8.42%) BDD
16 510 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
17 446 (6.81%) OOD
18 442 (6.75%) Software Delivery
19 394 (6.01%) Strategic Thinking
20 374 (5.71%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2288 (34.92%) Java
2 994 (15.17%) SQL
3 438 (6.68%) C#
4 375 (5.72%) Python
5 346 (5.28%) R
6 336 (5.13%) Shell Script
7 331 (5.05%) JavaScript
8 327 (4.99%) PL/SQL
9 288 (4.39%) C++
10 279 (4.26%) Perl
11 123 (1.88%) PowerShell
12 82 (1.25%) C
13 76 (1.16%) Bash Shell
14 73 (1.11%) MATLAB
15 66 (1.01%) Groovy
16 56 (0.85%) VB
17 45 (0.69%) VB.NET
18 44 (0.67%) VBScript
19 35 (0.53%) Scala
20 14 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 974 (14.86%) Degree
2 344 (5.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 141 (2.15%) MCSE
3 141 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 122 (1.86%) Citrix Certification
5 108 (1.65%) Master's Degree
6 102 (1.56%) CCA
7 59 (0.90%) CISSP
8 51 (0.78%) CISM
8 51 (0.78%) PMI Certification
9 46 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 45 (0.69%) CBAP
11 44 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
12 42 (0.64%) PMP
13 37 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
13 37 (0.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 37 (0.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 20 (0.31%) CCEA
15 18 (0.27%) ISEB
16 16 (0.24%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 730 (11.14%) QA
2 151 (2.30%) PMO
3 105 (1.60%) Basel III
4 89 (1.36%) Data Quality
5 63 (0.96%) MiFID
6 52 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
7 39 (0.60%) EMIR
8 32 (0.49%) ISO 20022
9 30 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 23 (0.35%) IFRS
11 21 (0.32%) IFRS 9
12 8 (0.12%) GDPR
13 6 (0.092%) CRD IV
14 5 (0.076%) PSD2
15 3 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 2 (0.031%) Basel II
16 2 (0.031%) COBIT
16 2 (0.031%) PCI DSS
16 2 (0.031%) SLA
17 1 (0.015%) HIPAA
System Software
1 171 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 135 (2.06%) XenDesktop
3 133 (2.03%) XenApp
4 51 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 40 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
6 32 (0.49%) Hyper-V
7 31 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 31 (0.47%) vSphere
7 31 (0.47%) XenServer
8 19 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (0.27%) Docker
10 17 (0.26%) Postfix
11 2 (0.031%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.031%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.015%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 104 (1.59%) SCCM
2 102 (1.56%) AirWatch
3 44 (0.67%) PowerBroker
4 29 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
5 22 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (0.34%) Puppet
6 6 (0.092%) Ansible
7 4 (0.061%) Kibana
8 2 (0.031%) Salt
8 2 (0.031%) SCOM
9 1 (0.015%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.015%) Control-M
9 1 (0.015%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.015%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.015%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1092 (16.66%) Oracle
2 486 (7.42%) Microsoft
3 414 (6.32%) Murex
4 254 (3.88%) Sybase
5 220 (3.36%) ION Trading
6 166 (2.53%) Tableau
7 153 (2.33%) VMware
8 137 (2.09%) Citrix
9 136 (2.08%) ServiceNow
10 103 (1.57%) Red Hat
11 102 (1.56%) Apple
11 102 (1.56%) AppSense
11 102 (1.56%) McAfee
12 86 (1.31%) TIBCO
13 79 (1.21%) SAP
14 73 (1.11%) Splunk
15 64 (0.98%) Informatica
16 63 (0.96%) MicroStrategy
17 53 (0.81%) Remedy
18 52 (0.79%) CA