Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retail Banking
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 284 712 563
Rank change year-on-year +428 -149 -29
Permanent jobs citing Retail Banking 1,980 519 1,006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.13% 0.30% 0.48%
As % of the General category 2.69% 0.70% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 425 424 799
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £35,250 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £120,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £53,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.41% +6.50% +5.26%

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 73,651 73,771 93,848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.05% 42.00% 44.51%
Number of salaries quoted 57,034 59,425 75,656
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,627
% change year-on-year +2.27% +0.85% +2.65%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 +458 1,835 £60,000 - 73
London +363 1,650 £64,181 -11.47% 29
UK excluding London +96 304 £52,500 -1.41% 64
Scotland -3 118 £54,500 +2.83% 19
North of England +58 89 £49,000 +3.16% 20
North West +56 74 £48,000 -4.00% 10
Midlands +20 52 £63,750 +10.87% 3
East Midlands +49 39 £77,500 +14.81% 2
South East +6 23 £52,500 -16.00% 3
East of England +12 15 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Yorkshire +4 14 £58,500 +23.16% 10
West Midlands -7 13 £57,500 - 1
South West -12 4 £47,250 +11.18% 12
Wales - 3 - - 1
North East - 1 £95,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 1,868 (94.34%) Banking
2 1,780 (89.90%) Finance
3 1,462 (73.84%) Investment Banking
4 1,438 (72.63%) Wealth Management
5 1,401 (70.76%) Asset Management
6 692 (34.95%) Java
7 671 (33.89%) Agile Software Development
8 619 (31.26%) Analytical Skills
9 525 (26.52%) SDLC
10 390 (19.70%) Project Management
11 374 (18.89%) SQL
12 343 (17.32%) Oracle
13 331 (16.72%) Unix
14 324 (16.36%) Front Office
15 285 (14.39%) Degree
16 263 (13.28%) Scrum
17 226 (11.41%) Analytics
18 224 (11.31%) Business Analysis
19 211 (10.66%) Linux
20 210 (10.61%) Computer Science
21 209 (10.56%) Windows
22 207 (10.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 189 (9.55%) QA
24 186 (9.39%) Multithreading
25 181 (9.14%) Risk Management
26 176 (8.89%) Software Engineering
27 174 (8.79%) Software Delivery
28 165 (8.33%) Derivative
29 164 (8.28%) Equities
30 161 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management

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 83 (4.19%) Tomcat
2 76 (3.84%) Apache
3 52 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 38 (1.92%) Skype for Business
5 37 (1.87%) SAS
6 31 (1.57%) Confluence
7 29 (1.46%) IIS
8 27 (1.36%) WebSphere
9 24 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 21 (1.06%) Apache Spark
11 20 (1.01%) MS Exchange
12 17 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (0.66%) Apache Synapse
13 13 (0.66%) DataSynapse
13 13 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
14 12 (0.61%) CMS
14 12 (0.61%) Documentum
14 12 (0.61%) SharePoint
15 8 (0.40%) JBoss
16 7 (0.35%) WildFly
Applications
1 81 (4.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 49 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 45 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
4 31 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.30%) InVision
7 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.051%) Weka
Business Applications
1 23 (1.16%) ION MarketView
2 15 (0.76%) Actimize
3 9 (0.45%) WebTrends
4 8 (0.40%) Temenos T24
5 6 (0.30%) Finacle
5 6 (0.30%) Summit
6 2 (0.10%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.10%) Oracle FAH
6 2 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.051%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.051%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.051%) Oracle AML
7 1 (0.051%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.051%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 61 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (1.46%) GitHub
4 19 (0.96%) IaaS
5 14 (0.71%) npm
6 10 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
8 6 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 6 (0.30%) Office 365
9 4 (0.20%) PaaS
9 4 (0.20%) SaaS
10 2 (0.10%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.051%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.051%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.051%) Boomi
11 1 (0.051%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.051%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.051%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.87%) Skype
2 24 (1.21%) Firewall
2 24 (1.21%) SSL
2 24 (1.21%) TCP/IP
3 23 (1.16%) HTTP
4 14 (0.71%) Unified Communications
5 4 (0.20%) DNS
5 4 (0.20%) Internet
6 2 (0.10%) DHCP
6 2 (0.10%) MPLS
6 2 (0.10%) VPLS
6 2 (0.10%) Wireless
7 1 (0.051%) LAN
7 1 (0.051%) NFC
7 1 (0.051%) SAN
7 1 (0.051%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
2 105 (5.30%) SQL Server
3 69 (3.48%) Oracle Database
4 67 (3.38%) Relational Database
5 66 (3.33%) Big Data
6 49 (2.47%) KDB
7 42 (2.12%) NoSQL
8 39 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
9 36 (1.82%) Hadoop
10 35 (1.77%) Kdb+
11 34 (1.72%) MongoDB
12 31 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
12 31 (1.57%) OLAP
13 28 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
14 27 (1.36%) Oracle OLAP
14 27 (1.36%) RDBMS
15 26 (1.31%) Data Mining
15 26 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 26 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 23 (1.16%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 127 (6.41%) JIRA
2 115 (5.81%) Maven
3 96 (4.85%) Git (software)
4 77 (3.89%) TeamCity
5 76 (3.84%) Subversion
6 62 (3.13%) Jenkins
7 54 (2.73%) JUnit
8 52 (2.63%) Cucumber
9 36 (1.82%) Selenium
10 27 (1.36%) Gradle
11 26 (1.31%) Visual Studio
12 17 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (0.81%) Mockito
14 15 (0.76%) Toad
15 14 (0.71%) JIRA Agile
15 14 (0.71%) ScriptRunner
16 13 (0.66%) GCC
17 12 (0.61%) Ant
18 11 (0.56%) gulp
18 11 (0.56%) MSBuild
General
1 1,868 (94.34%) Banking
2 1,780 (89.90%) Finance
3 1,462 (73.84%) Investment Banking
4 324 (16.36%) Front Office
5 100 (5.05%) Retail
6 56 (2.83%) Corporate Banking
7 54 (2.73%) Financial Institution
8 46 (2.32%) Legal
9 39 (1.97%) Private Banking
10 24 (1.21%) Publishing
11 20 (1.01%) Back Office
12 19 (0.96%) Law
13 16 (0.81%) General Ledger
14 14 (0.71%) Multimedia
15 13 (0.66%) Marketing
16 11 (0.56%) Telecoms
17 8 (0.40%) Spanish Language
18 5 (0.25%) Italian Language
19 3 (0.15%) Electronics
19 3 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 427 (21.57%) Developer
2 375 (18.94%) Analyst
3 282 (14.24%) Business Analyst
4 195 (9.85%) Java Developer
5 120 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 119 (6.01%) Senior Developer
7 99 (5.00%) Architect
8 91 (4.60%) IT Analyst
9 88 (4.44%) IT Manager
9 88 (4.44%) Software Engineer
10 75 (3.79%) Support Analyst
11 70 (3.54%) Consultant
12 68 (3.43%) Banking Analyst
13 56 (2.83%) Service Manager
14 55 (2.78%) Business IT Analyst
14 55 (2.78%) IT Business Analyst
14 55 (2.78%) IT Engineer
14 55 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
15 54 (2.73%) Technical Leader
16 53 (2.68%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (6.52%) Spring
2 119 (6.01%) .NET
3 107 (5.40%) Web Services
4 95 (4.80%) AngularJS
5 90 (4.55%) REST
6 83 (4.19%) HTML
7 71 (3.59%) HTML5
8 62 (3.13%) Hibernate
9 57 (2.88%) RESTful
10 56 (2.83%) FIX Protocol
11 54 (2.73%) JSON
12 52 (2.63%) Spring Boot
13 51 (2.58%) XML
14 47 (2.37%) J2EE
14 47 (2.37%) Spring MVC
15 44 (2.22%) CSS
16 36 (1.82%) Kafka
17 32 (1.62%) .NET Framework
17 32 (1.62%) SOAP
18 29 (1.46%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 619 (31.26%) Analytical Skills
2 210 (10.61%) Computer Science
3 207 (10.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 165 (8.33%) Derivative
5 164 (8.28%) Equities
6 117 (5.91%) User Experience
7 114 (5.76%) Enterprise Software
8 106 (5.35%) Management Information System
9 81 (4.09%) Algorithms
10 72 (3.64%) Data Structures
10 72 (3.64%) Fixed Income
11 69 (3.48%) Credit Risk
12 62 (3.13%) Fintech
13 58 (2.93%) Reference Data
14 53 (2.68%) Virtual Team
15 39 (1.97%) Equity Derivative
16 38 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
17 31 (1.57%) N-Tier
18 24 (1.21%) Market Risk
19 20 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 331 (16.72%) Unix
2 211 (10.66%) Linux
3 209 (10.56%) Windows
4 72 (3.64%) Windows Server
5 42 (2.12%) Windows 10
6 33 (1.67%) Android
7 32 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (1.52%) Solaris
9 27 (1.36%) Windows 7
10 26 (1.31%) Apple iOS
11 17 (0.86%) Mac OS X
12 15 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.35%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.10%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.051%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,438 (72.63%) Wealth Management
2 1,401 (70.76%) Asset Management
3 671 (33.89%) Agile Software Development
4 525 (26.52%) SDLC
5 390 (19.70%) Project Management
6 263 (13.28%) Scrum
7 226 (11.41%) Analytics
8 224 (11.31%) Business Analysis
9 186 (9.39%) Multithreading
10 181 (9.14%) Risk Management
11 176 (8.89%) Software Engineering
12 174 (8.79%) Software Delivery
13 161 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
14 156 (7.88%) Test Automation
15 154 (7.78%) Low Latency
16 148 (7.47%) OO
17 140 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
18 130 (6.57%) BDD
19 122 (6.16%) DevOps
20 110 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 692 (34.95%) Java
2 374 (18.89%) SQL
3 130 (6.57%) C#
4 129 (6.52%) JavaScript
5 111 (5.61%) PL/SQL
6 97 (4.90%) Python
7 89 (4.49%) C++
8 86 (4.34%) Shell Script
9 74 (3.74%) R
10 66 (3.33%) Perl
11 48 (2.42%) PowerShell
12 29 (1.46%) C
13 28 (1.41%) VB
14 21 (1.06%) VB.NET
15 20 (1.01%) T-SQL
16 19 (0.96%) MATLAB
17 17 (0.86%) Groovy
18 16 (0.81%) Scala
19 14 (0.71%) TypeScript
19 14 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 285 (14.39%) Degree
2 115 (5.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (2.73%) MCSE
3 54 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (2.73%) PMP
4 37 (1.87%) Citrix Certification
5 27 (1.36%) Master's Degree
6 26 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 23 (1.16%) ISEB
7 23 (1.16%) PMI Certification
8 22 (1.11%) CISM
8 22 (1.11%) CISSP
9 20 (1.01%) CCEA
10 17 (0.86%) CCA
11 14 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (0.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 14 (0.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 13 (0.66%) CBAP
13 12 (0.61%) DBS Check
13 12 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (9.55%) QA
2 82 (4.14%) Data Quality
3 21 (1.06%) IFRS
3 21 (1.06%) IFRS 9
4 19 (0.96%) PMO
5 16 (0.81%) Basel III
6 15 (0.76%) MiFID
7 12 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.56%) PSD2
9 10 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
9 10 (0.51%) EMIR
10 9 (0.45%) GDPR
11 7 (0.35%) SEPA
12 6 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (0.30%) SLA
13 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.10%) COBIT
14 2 (0.10%) FATCA
System Software
1 50 (2.53%) XenDesktop
2 48 (2.42%) XenApp
3 47 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (1.87%) Active Directory
5 31 (1.57%) Hyper-V
5 31 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 31 (1.57%) vSphere
5 31 (1.57%) XenServer
6 30 (1.52%) Docker
7 16 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.10%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 21 (1.06%) SCCM
2 17 (0.86%) AirWatch
3 14 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (0.71%) PowerBroker
4 13 (0.66%) Puppet
5 8 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.15%) Ansible
7 2 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.10%) SCOM
8 1 (0.051%) Control-M
8 1 (0.051%) MaaS360
8 1 (0.051%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.051%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.051%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 343 (17.32%) Oracle
2 99 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 71 (3.59%) Murex
4 68 (3.43%) Sybase
5 65 (3.28%) VMware
6 63 (3.18%) ION Trading
7 52 (2.63%) Citrix
8 49 (2.47%) Tableau
9 43 (2.17%) Informatica
10 39 (1.97%) ServiceNow
11 32 (1.62%) SAP
12 28 (1.41%) MicroStrategy
13 19 (0.96%) Misys
14 17 (0.86%) Apple
14 17 (0.86%) Ivanti
14 17 (0.86%) McAfee
15 16 (0.81%) Adobe
16 15 (0.76%) Red Hat
16 15 (0.76%) Splunk
17 14 (0.71%) Facebook