Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retail Banking
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 725 101 664
Rank change year-on-year -624 +563 -156
Permanent jobs citing Retail Banking 428 5,588 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 3.13% 0.35%
As % of the General category 0.67% 7.15% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 260 416 508
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £118,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,500 £51,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.83% -10.43% +15.00%

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 63,984 78,110 78,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.96% 43.76% 42.62%
Number of salaries quoted 49,253 57,442 63,968
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 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 -659 380 £67,500 +8.00% 45
London -493 262 £72,500 +11.54% 26
UK excluding London -110 161 £54,500 +5.83% 27
North of England -16 55 £52,500 +5.00% 9
Scotland -92 41 £68,750 +33.50% 8
South East +21 40 £50,000 -4.76%
North West -15 38 £51,250 +6.77% 5
Midlands +13 18 £48,000 -26.15% 5
East Midlands +1 18 £48,000 -38.06% 3
Yorkshire +29 17 £62,500 +6.84% 4
South West +7 4 £64,000 +45.45% 5
Wales +5 2 £58,750 -
East of England +11 1 £70,000 +75.00%

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 365 (85.28%) Banking
2 307 (71.73%) Finance
3 198 (46.26%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (22.20%) Degree
5 90 (21.03%) Fintech
6 88 (20.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 84 (19.63%) Retail
8 80 (18.69%) Java
9 68 (15.89%) Project Management
10 65 (15.19%) Scrum
11 64 (14.95%) SQL
12 60 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
13 53 (12.38%) Computer Science
14 46 (10.75%) DevOps
14 46 (10.75%) Microservices
15 44 (10.28%) Test Strategy
15 44 (10.28%) Investment Banking
16 42 (9.81%) Test Automation
16 42 (9.81%) Blockchain
17 40 (9.35%) Analytics
17 40 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
18 39 (9.11%) Wealth Management
18 39 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
18 39 (9.11%) Self-Motivation
19 38 (8.88%) SDLC
20 37 (8.64%) E-Commerce
21 35 (8.18%) Telecoms
21 35 (8.18%) Business Analysis
21 35 (8.18%) Machine Learning
22 34 (7.94%) Spring Boot

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 16 (3.74%) Confluence
1 16 (3.74%) WebSphere
2 15 (3.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 15 (3.50%) SAS
3 13 (3.04%) Apache Spark
4 10 (2.34%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (2.10%) JBoss
6 7 (1.64%) Liferay
6 7 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.70%) Mule
7 3 (0.70%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.47%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.23%) CICS
9 1 (0.23%) CMS
9 1 (0.23%) PowerExchange
9 1 (0.23%) WildFly
Applications
1 30 (7.01%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.04%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.17%) SPSS
5 2 (0.47%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.93%) Distributed Ledger
1 4 (0.93%) Infor SunSystems
1 4 (0.93%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) Oracle CRM On Demand
3 1 (0.23%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 40 (9.35%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (6.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.34%) GitHub
3 10 (2.34%) IaaS
3 10 (2.34%) PaaS
3 10 (2.34%) SaaS
4 9 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.87%) CloudBees
5 8 (1.87%) OpenShift
6 3 (0.70%) IBM Blueworks
6 3 (0.70%) Office 365
6 3 (0.70%) Sauce Labs
7 2 (0.47%) Apple Pay
7 2 (0.47%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.47%) Google Pay
7 2 (0.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.07%) NFC
2 4 (0.93%) ATM
3 2 (0.47%) DHCP
3 2 (0.47%) DNS
3 2 (0.47%) Internet
3 2 (0.47%) LAN
3 2 (0.47%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.47%) WAN
4 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.81%) Blockchain
2 32 (7.48%) MongoDB
3 16 (3.74%) Hadoop
4 14 (3.27%) Big Data
5 11 (2.57%) SQL Server
6 10 (2.34%) OLTP
7 9 (2.10%) DB2
8 8 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (1.40%) Data Mining
11 5 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (1.17%) QlikView
12 4 (0.93%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.70%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.47%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1 (0.23%) Hazelcast
15 1 (0.23%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 31 (7.24%) Cucumber
1 31 (7.24%) Selenium
2 27 (6.31%) JIRA
3 21 (4.91%) Appium
4 20 (4.67%) Jenkins
5 18 (4.21%) Git (software)
6 17 (3.97%) WebDriver
7 15 (3.50%) Maven
8 13 (3.04%) Gradle
9 10 (2.34%) SonarQube
10 9 (2.10%) JMeter
11 7 (1.64%) IBM UrbanCode
12 6 (1.40%) JBehave
12 6 (1.40%) SpecFlow
13 3 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (0.47%) Calabash
14 2 (0.47%) HP UFT
14 2 (0.47%) IntelliJ
14 2 (0.47%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.47%) LoadRunner
General
1 365 (85.28%) Banking
2 307 (71.73%) Finance
3 84 (19.63%) Retail
4 44 (10.28%) Investment Banking
5 35 (8.18%) Telecoms
6 27 (6.31%) Electronics
7 25 (5.84%) Marketing
8 23 (5.37%) Financial Institution
9 15 (3.50%) Private Banking
10 11 (2.57%) Corporate Banking
11 10 (2.34%) Advertising
12 8 (1.87%) Billing
13 5 (1.17%) Back Office
13 5 (1.17%) Front Office
14 4 (0.93%) Law
15 2 (0.47%) Games
16 1 (0.23%) French Language
16 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (18.69%) Analyst
2 63 (14.72%) Consultant
3 53 (12.38%) Architect
4 52 (12.15%) Developer
5 50 (11.68%) Business Analyst
6 42 (9.81%) Project Manager
7 38 (8.88%) Solutions Architect
8 32 (7.48%) Java Developer
9 30 (7.01%) Senior Consultant
10 26 (6.07%) E-Commerce Consultant
10 26 (6.07%) Payments Consultant
10 26 (6.07%) Senior E-Commerce Consultant
10 26 (6.07%) Senior Payments Consultant
11 23 (5.37%) Retail Banking Project Manager
12 22 (5.14%) Senior Manager
13 19 (4.44%) Software Engineer
14 18 (4.21%) Senior Architect
15 17 (3.97%) Transformation Manager
16 16 (3.74%) Banking Analyst
16 16 (3.74%) Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (7.94%) Spring Boot
2 27 (6.31%) CSS
2 27 (6.31%) React
3 26 (6.07%) AngularJS
3 26 (6.07%) HTML
3 26 (6.07%) Spring
4 24 (5.61%) RESTful
4 24 (5.61%) SOAP
5 23 (5.37%) Java EE
5 23 (5.37%) Web Services
6 19 (4.44%) JSON
6 19 (4.44%) REST
7 18 (4.21%) J2EE
8 17 (3.97%) CSS3
8 17 (3.97%) HTML5
8 17 (3.97%) jQuery
9 16 (3.74%) XML
10 15 (3.50%) Kafka
11 11 (2.57%) .NET
12 10 (2.34%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 90 (21.03%) Fintech
2 39 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (9.11%) Self-Motivation
3 31 (7.24%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (6.07%) Contactless
4 26 (6.07%) EMV
4 26 (6.07%) Mobile Payment
4 26 (6.07%) Smartcard
5 25 (5.84%) Mobile App
6 24 (5.61%) User Experience
7 23 (5.37%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (3.04%) Mainframe
8 13 (3.04%) Online Banking
9 12 (2.80%) Data Centre
10 11 (2.57%) Management Information System
11 9 (2.10%) Credit Risk
12 8 (1.87%) Enterprise Cloud
13 7 (1.64%) APACS
13 7 (1.64%) DataPower
13 7 (1.64%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.14%) Windows
2 14 (3.27%) Linux
3 12 (2.80%) Unix
4 11 (2.57%) Android
5 7 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.17%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.17%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.93%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.23%) AIX
10 1 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (46.26%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (20.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 68 (15.89%) Project Management
4 65 (15.19%) Scrum
5 60 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
6 53 (12.38%) Computer Science
7 46 (10.75%) DevOps
7 46 (10.75%) Microservices
8 44 (10.28%) Test Strategy
9 42 (9.81%) Test Automation
10 40 (9.35%) Analytics
11 39 (9.11%) Wealth Management
12 38 (8.88%) SDLC
13 37 (8.64%) E-Commerce
14 35 (8.18%) Business Analysis
14 35 (8.18%) Machine Learning
15 34 (7.94%) Integration Testing
15 34 (7.94%) Migration
16 33 (7.71%) SOA
17 32 (7.48%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 80 (18.69%) Java
2 64 (14.95%) SQL
3 31 (7.24%) JavaScript
4 30 (7.01%) Java 8
5 21 (4.91%) Python
5 21 (4.91%) Scala
6 11 (2.57%) R
7 10 (2.34%) C#
8 9 (2.10%) C
9 8 (1.87%) Kotlin
10 7 (1.64%) Apple Swift
10 7 (1.64%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.40%) C++
11 6 (1.40%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.70%) Ruby
13 2 (0.47%) ES6
13 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.47%) VBA
14 1 (0.23%) Go
Qualifications
1 95 (22.20%) Degree
2 22 (5.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 19 (4.44%) ISTQB
4 12 (2.80%) PMP
5 11 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (2.34%) ISEB
6 10 (2.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.64%) TOGAF Certification
8 5 (1.17%) CRISC
9 4 (0.93%) CFA
10 3 (0.70%) CISM
10 3 (0.70%) CISSP
10 3 (0.70%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.47%) CBAP
11 2 (0.47%) CCSP
11 2 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.47%) SSCP
12 1 (0.23%) ACCA
12 1 (0.23%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.48%) QA
2 9 (2.10%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.87%) COBIT
4 6 (1.40%) Actionable Recommendations
4 6 (1.40%) SEPA
5 5 (1.17%) PMO
5 5 (1.17%) PSD2
6 4 (0.93%) Basel III
6 4 (0.93%) SLA
7 2 (0.47%) GDPR
7 2 (0.47%) IFRS
7 2 (0.47%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.23%) FATCA
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 30 (7.01%) Docker
2 3 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (1.87%) Prometheus
1 8 (1.87%) Terraform
2 6 (1.40%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.23%) Ansible
4 1 (0.23%) Puppet
4 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (7.01%) Oracle
2 28 (6.54%) Cognizant
3 26 (6.07%) Hyperion
4 21 (4.91%) IBM
5 17 (3.97%) Microsoft
6 10 (2.34%) Splunk
6 10 (2.34%) Tableau
7 8 (1.87%) Chordiant
8 6 (1.40%) Facebook
9 5 (1.17%) Adobe
9 5 (1.17%) Apple
9 5 (1.17%) Google
9 5 (1.17%) MicroStrategy
9 5 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.93%) Infor
10 4 (0.93%) Informatica
10 4 (0.93%) Sun
11 3 (0.70%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.70%) Temenos
12 2 (0.47%) New Relic