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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retail Banking
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 777 797 663
Rank change year-on-year +20 -134 +160
Permanent jobs citing Retail Banking 479 223 128
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.42% 0.34% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 323 103 95
10th Percentile £45,123 £50,250 £45,400
25th Percentile £58,434 £60,290 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,737 £72,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.75% -0.69% +20.83%
75th Percentile £97,290 £90,000 £95,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £98,500 £110,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £66,140 £62,216 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.31% +13.12% -4.35%

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 113,991 65,720 33,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 67.49% 57.44% 53.41%
Number of salaries quoted 54,702 41,424 26,405
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,250 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Retail Banking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Retail Banking in the UK

Retail Banking
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Retail Banking.

Salary trend for Retail Banking in the UK

Retail Banking
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Retail Banking over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Retail Banking in the UK

Retail Banking
Top 14 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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -20 413 £73,449 +2.12% 37
London -41 325 £80,294 -1.18% 27
Work from Home -33 231 £70,737 -10.54% 13
UK excluding London -36 109 £66,140 +6.31% 17
North of England -23 57 £66,140 +3.75% 4
Yorkshire -8 35 £67,500 +5.88%
North West -50 22 £66,140 +29.05% 3
Scotland -34 19 £67,086 -1.71% 6
South West -27 16 £63,956 +2.80% 4
Wales - 7 £33,426 - 1
Midlands -72 6 £117,772 +135.54% 2
West Midlands -66 5 £117,772 -
South East -59 4 £67,086 +7.34%
East Midlands -30 1 £110,000 +120.00% 2

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 448 (93.53%) Banking
2 368 (76.83%) Agile
3 276 (57.62%) Finance
4 227 (47.39%) Social Skills
5 182 (38.00%) SQL
6 166 (34.66%) Software Engineering
6 166 (34.66%) DevOps
6 166 (34.66%) Microservices
7 162 (33.82%) Git (software)
8 161 (33.61%) Test Automation
9 141 (29.44%) Java
10 134 (27.97%) JavaScript
11 130 (27.14%) Coaching
12 124 (25.89%) Mentoring
13 123 (25.68%) Kubernetes
13 123 (25.68%) Docker
14 122 (25.47%) Online Banking
15 115 (24.01%) Jenkins
16 114 (23.80%) Problem-Solving
17 112 (23.38%) Internet
18 105 (21.92%) Spring
19 102 (21.29%) Analytics
20 98 (20.46%) React
21 95 (19.83%) Kafka
22 90 (18.79%) JSON
23 86 (17.95%) Spring Boot
24 85 (17.75%) HTML
25 82 (17.12%) AWS
26 81 (16.91%) Continuous Integration
27 79 (16.49%) RESTful

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 55 (11.48%) Confluence
2 46 (9.60%) SAS
3 11 (2.30%) Jetty
3 11 (2.30%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.04%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.63%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.21%) Apache
6 1 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 21 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.42%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 82 (17.12%) AWS
2 60 (12.53%) Azure
3 43 (8.98%) GCP
3 43 (8.98%) Serverless
4 30 (6.26%) SaaS
5 20 (4.18%) Amazon Kinesis
5 20 (4.18%) Power Platform
5 20 (4.18%) Sauce Labs
6 15 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
6 15 (3.13%) Snowflake
7 11 (2.30%) Azure AKS
7 11 (2.30%) Azure DevOps
7 11 (2.30%) Azure Monitor
8 10 (2.09%) GitHub
8 10 (2.09%) Google Play
9 5 (1.04%) BlazeMeter
10 2 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.42%) BPaaS
10 2 (0.42%) IaaS
11 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (23.38%) Internet
2 45 (9.39%) PPP
3 7 (1.46%) SMS
4 1 (0.21%) Firewall
4 1 (0.21%) Network Security
4 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.27%) PostgreSQL
2 47 (9.81%) NoSQL
3 40 (8.35%) Big Data
4 24 (5.01%) Data Lake
5 23 (4.80%) Tableau
6 20 (4.18%) Power BI
7 19 (3.97%) Hadoop
8 17 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
9 15 (3.13%) Amazon Aurora
10 13 (2.71%) CockroachDB
10 13 (2.71%) Redis
11 12 (2.51%) SQL Server
12 11 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (1.67%) Relational Database
14 6 (1.25%) MySQL
15 5 (1.04%) Data Mining
15 5 (1.04%) DB2
16 4 (0.84%) MongoDB
17 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database
17 2 (0.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 162 (33.82%) Git (software)
2 115 (24.01%) Jenkins
3 78 (16.28%) JIRA
4 61 (12.73%) SonarQube
5 57 (11.90%) Bitbucket
6 52 (10.86%) Cucumber
7 45 (9.39%) Gradle
8 43 (8.98%) webpack
9 38 (7.93%) Selenium
10 24 (5.01%) Cypress.io
11 23 (4.80%) fastlane
12 21 (4.38%) GitLab
13 20 (4.18%) Maven
14 18 (3.76%) Protractor
15 17 (3.55%) Sonatype Nexus
16 15 (3.13%) eggPlant
16 15 (3.13%) SoapUI
16 15 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (2.30%) Spinnaker
18 10 (2.09%) Mercurial
General
1 448 (93.53%) Banking
2 276 (57.62%) Finance
3 227 (47.39%) Social Skills
4 79 (16.49%) Retail
5 70 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (7.10%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 28 (5.85%) Marketing
8 19 (3.97%) Financial Institution
9 11 (2.30%) Organisational Skills
10 7 (1.46%) Law
11 6 (1.25%) Influencing Skills
12 2 (0.42%) Advertising
12 2 (0.42%) Documentation Skills
12 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.42%) Legal
12 2 (0.42%) Public Sector
13 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.21%) French Language
13 1 (0.21%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 149 (31.11%) Software Engineer
2 59 (12.32%) Analyst
3 48 (10.02%) Senior Software Engineer
4 47 (9.81%) Architect
5 43 (8.98%) Solutions Architect
6 30 (6.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 29 (6.05%) Senior Analyst
8 27 (5.64%) Senior Manager
9 26 (5.43%) JavaScript Engineer
10 25 (5.22%) Analytics Manager
11 24 (5.01%) Android Engineer
11 24 (5.01%) Java Engineer
11 24 (5.01%) Java Software Engineer
12 19 (3.97%) Insight Manager
12 19 (3.97%) Senior Analytics Manager
13 18 (3.76%) Data Architect
14 17 (3.55%) Test Automation Engineer
14 17 (3.55%) Test Engineer
15 16 (3.34%) Presales Solution Architect
15 16 (3.34%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (21.92%) Spring
2 98 (20.46%) React
3 95 (19.83%) Kafka
4 90 (18.79%) JSON
5 86 (17.95%) Spring Boot
6 85 (17.75%) HTML
7 79 (16.49%) RESTful
8 75 (15.66%) REST
9 74 (15.45%) CSS
10 50 (10.44%) Redux
10 50 (10.44%) SOAP
11 48 (10.02%) Node.js
12 36 (7.52%) Hibernate
13 18 (3.76%) .NET
14 14 (2.92%) jQuery
15 11 (2.30%) .NET Core
15 11 (2.30%) YAML
16 9 (1.88%) HTML5
16 9 (1.88%) WebdriverIO
17 7 (1.46%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 122 (25.47%) Online Banking
2 73 (15.24%) User Experience
3 34 (7.10%) Public Cloud
4 19 (3.97%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.55%) Mainframe
6 15 (3.13%) Client/Server
6 15 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (2.30%) Private Cloud
8 10 (2.09%) Virtual Team
9 8 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.46%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (0.63%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.63%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.42%) Analytical Mindset
13 2 (0.42%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.42%) Hedge funds
14 1 (0.21%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.05%) Android
2 18 (3.76%) Apple iOS
3 16 (3.34%) Unix
4 11 (2.30%) Linux
5 10 (2.09%) Windows
6 6 (1.25%) CoreOS
7 2 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (76.83%) Agile
2 166 (34.66%) DevOps
2 166 (34.66%) Microservices
2 166 (34.66%) Software Engineering
3 161 (33.61%) Test Automation
4 130 (27.14%) Coaching
5 124 (25.89%) Mentoring
6 114 (23.80%) Problem-Solving
7 102 (21.29%) Analytics
8 81 (16.91%) Continuous Integration
9 77 (16.08%) TDD
10 73 (15.24%) BDD
10 73 (15.24%) Scrum
11 71 (14.82%) CI/CD
12 53 (11.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 53 (11.06%) Decision-Making
13 52 (10.86%) Creative Thinking
14 51 (10.65%) SDLC
15 50 (10.44%) Customer-Centricity
16 43 (8.98%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 182 (38.00%) SQL
2 141 (29.44%) Java
3 134 (27.97%) JavaScript
4 73 (15.24%) Python
5 41 (8.56%) TypeScript
6 23 (4.80%) Kotlin
6 23 (4.80%) Ruby
7 13 (2.71%) Apple Swift
8 12 (2.51%) Bash
8 12 (2.51%) C#
9 11 (2.30%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.09%) R
11 4 (0.84%) PHP
12 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (7.52%) Degree
2 22 (4.59%) ISTQB
3 6 (1.25%) ISEB
3 6 (1.25%) ISEB Practitioner
4 4 (0.84%) PhD
5 3 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.42%) CISM
6 2 (0.42%) CISSP
6 2 (0.42%) CSSLP
6 2 (0.42%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.13%) Accessibility
2 13 (2.71%) QA
3 6 (1.25%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.42%) GDPR
System Software
1 123 (25.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 123 (25.68%) Kubernetes
2 37 (7.72%) Istio
3 32 (6.68%) Terraform
4 21 (4.38%) Puppet
5 8 (1.67%) Ansible
6 6 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.25%) Prometheus
7 5 (1.04%) CA Service Virtualization
7 5 (1.04%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.42%) Kibana
9 1 (0.21%) Grafana
9 1 (0.21%) Packer
9 1 (0.21%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (8.14%) Dynatrace
2 38 (7.93%) Splunk
3 19 (3.97%) Google
4 16 (3.34%) Alteryx
4 16 (3.34%) Microsoft
5 15 (3.13%) Pega
6 13 (2.71%) Apple
7 11 (2.30%) Oracle
8 9 (1.88%) Teradata
9 8 (1.67%) Hitachi
10 5 (1.04%) CA
10 5 (1.04%) Checkmarx
10 5 (1.04%) Perfecto Mobile
11 3 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.63%) Temenos
12 2 (0.42%) Adobe
12 2 (0.42%) Progress
12 2 (0.42%) Qualtrics
12 2 (0.42%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.42%) Salesforce.com