Period
to 16 June 2019

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 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retail Banking
UK
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 754 660 333
Rank change year-on-year -94 -327 +365
Permanent jobs citing Retail Banking 363 602 1,697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.35% 0.99%
As % of the General category 0.66% 0.85% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 256 394 359
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -5.17%
10th Percentile £38,000 £42,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,625 £95,904 £91,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +13.40% -3.00%

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 54,643 70,898 72,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.05% 41.26% 41.89%
Number of salaries quoted 41,032 55,082 56,588
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -1.16%

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 16 June 2019.

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 16 June 2019. 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 -48 345 £65,000 +4.00% 17
London +30 231 £70,500 -6.00% 13
UK excluding London -87 132 £57,500 +4.55% 6
North of England -31 50 £57,500 +4.55% 1
North West -22 34 £57,500 +22.99%
South East +35 31 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Scotland -61 18 £45,000 -21.74% 2
East of England +90 13 £55,000 +21.55%
Yorkshire -5 13 £41,074 -41.32% 1
Midlands -6 13 £65,000 +23.81% 1
East Midlands +1 12 £65,000 +15.56%
South West +22 7 £75,000 +20.00% 1
North East +19 3 £41,500 -56.32%
West Midlands +14 1 £85,000 +61.90% 1

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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.

1 328 (90.36%) Banking
2 214 (58.95%) Finance
3 162 (44.63%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (28.37%) Fintech
5 68 (18.73%) TDD
6 57 (15.70%) Retail
7 53 (14.60%) Scrum
8 52 (14.33%) DevOps
9 51 (14.05%) Java
10 50 (13.77%) SQL
11 48 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
12 47 (12.95%) Degree
13 42 (11.57%) Amazon AWS
14 41 (11.29%) BDD
14 41 (11.29%) Project Management
14 41 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
15 40 (11.02%) Software Delivery
16 39 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
16 39 (10.74%) Computer Science
17 37 (10.19%) .NET
18 36 (9.92%) E-Commerce
19 35 (9.64%) C#
19 35 (9.64%) Integration Testing
19 35 (9.64%) SDLC
20 34 (9.37%) Business Analysis
21 33 (9.09%) Creative Thinking
22 32 (8.82%) Identity Access Management
23 31 (8.54%) Self-Motivation
23 31 (8.54%) Systems Analysis
23 31 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure

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 15 (4.13%) Confluence
2 9 (2.48%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.20%) SAS
4 3 (0.83%) Apache Pig
4 3 (0.83%) CMS
4 3 (0.83%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.55%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.28%) Apache
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 27 (7.44%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.58%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.55%) InVision
5 2 (0.55%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Loan IQ
2 3 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.83%) Magento
3 1 (0.28%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle CRM On Demand
Cloud Services
1 42 (11.57%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.23%) SaaS
4 9 (2.48%) Office 365
5 6 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (1.38%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.38%) Route 53
7 4 (1.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (1.10%) Amazon Glacier
7 4 (1.10%) AWS CloudTrail
7 4 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.83%) GitHub
8 3 (0.83%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.55%) IaaS
9 2 (0.55%) PaaS
9 2 (0.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.16%) NFC
2 22 (6.06%) Internet
3 8 (2.20%) VPN
4 5 (1.38%) Calico
5 4 (1.10%) ATM
5 4 (1.10%) DNS
5 4 (1.10%) Firewall
5 4 (1.10%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.83%) DHCP
6 3 (0.83%) LAN
6 3 (0.83%) Network Security
6 3 (0.83%) WAN
7 1 (0.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.71%) Blockchain
2 16 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 10 (2.75%) Big Data
5 9 (2.48%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.38%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.38%) OLTP
8 4 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.10%) DB2
8 4 (1.10%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.83%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.83%) MySQL
9 3 (0.83%) QlikView
9 3 (0.83%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.83%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.83%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 23 (6.34%) JIRA
2 12 (3.31%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.20%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.93%) Subversion
5 6 (1.65%) SonarQube
6 5 (1.38%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.83%) Gradle
7 3 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.83%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.55%) Babel
8 2 (0.55%) ERwin
8 2 (0.55%) Rational Rose
8 2 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.55%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.55%) webpack
8 2 (0.55%) Xcode
9 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.28%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.28%) Travis CI
General
1 328 (90.36%) Banking
2 214 (58.95%) Finance
3 57 (15.70%) Retail
4 27 (7.44%) Telecoms
5 26 (7.16%) Electronics
6 17 (4.68%) Private Banking
7 9 (2.48%) Billing
7 9 (2.48%) Investment Banking
8 8 (2.20%) Corporate Banking
8 8 (2.20%) Marketing
9 5 (1.38%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.83%) Legal
11 2 (0.55%) Back Office
11 2 (0.55%) Front Office
11 2 (0.55%) Games
11 2 (0.55%) Law
12 1 (0.28%) French Language
12 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (23.69%) Analyst
2 66 (18.18%) Developer
3 56 (15.43%) Business Analyst
4 47 (12.95%) Consultant
5 43 (11.85%) Project Manager
6 33 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
7 27 (7.44%) Payments Consultant
8 26 (7.16%) Banking Analyst
8 26 (7.16%) E-Commerce Consultant
8 26 (7.16%) Senior E-Commerce Consultant
8 26 (7.16%) Senior Payments Consultant
9 25 (6.89%) Architect
10 24 (6.61%) .NET Developer
11 17 (4.68%) Java Developer
12 16 (4.41%) Lead Developer
12 16 (4.41%) Software Project Manager
13 14 (3.86%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (3.58%) Banking Business Analyst
15 12 (3.31%) WinForms Developer
16 11 (3.03%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (10.19%) .NET
2 30 (8.26%) ASP.NET
3 25 (6.89%) WinForms
4 16 (4.41%) AngularJS
5 13 (3.58%) Sass
6 12 (3.31%) RESTful
7 11 (3.03%) Spring
8 10 (2.75%) Web Services
9 9 (2.48%) Hibernate
9 9 (2.48%) HTML
10 7 (1.93%) HTML5
10 7 (1.93%) JSON
10 7 (1.93%) React
10 7 (1.93%) SOAP
11 6 (1.65%) CSS
11 6 (1.65%) Java EE
12 5 (1.38%) Kafka
12 5 (1.38%) Spring Boot
13 4 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
13 4 (1.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (8.54%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (7.16%) Contactless
3 26 (7.16%) EMV
3 26 (7.16%) Mobile Payment
3 26 (7.16%) Smartcard
4 20 (5.51%) Online Banking
5 19 (5.23%) Management Information System
5 19 (5.23%) User Experience
6 12 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (2.48%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.20%) Mobile Banking
9 7 (1.93%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.65%) Blog
10 6 (1.65%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.38%) AS400
11 5 (1.38%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.38%) e-Learning
11 5 (1.38%) iSeries
11 5 (1.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.23%) Windows
2 13 (3.58%) Linux
3 7 (1.93%) Windows 10
3 7 (1.93%) Windows 7
4 6 (1.65%) Mac OS
4 6 (1.65%) Unix
5 5 (1.38%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.10%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.10%) zOS
7 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.55%) Debian
8 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.28%) Android
9 1 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (44.63%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (28.37%) Fintech
3 68 (18.73%) TDD
4 53 (14.60%) Scrum
5 52 (14.33%) DevOps
6 48 (13.22%) Problem-Solving
7 41 (11.29%) BDD
7 41 (11.29%) Project Management
7 41 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (11.02%) Software Delivery
9 39 (10.74%) Computer Science
10 36 (9.92%) E-Commerce
11 35 (9.64%) Integration Testing
11 35 (9.64%) SDLC
12 34 (9.37%) Business Analysis
13 33 (9.09%) Creative Thinking
14 32 (8.82%) Identity Access Management
15 31 (8.54%) Systems Analysis
16 29 (7.99%) Software Engineering
17 27 (7.44%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 51 (14.05%) Java
2 50 (13.77%) SQL
3 35 (9.64%) C#
4 20 (5.51%) JavaScript
5 12 (3.31%) Python
6 9 (2.48%) Scala
7 8 (2.20%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.93%) Java 8
8 7 (1.93%) R
9 5 (1.38%) Kotlin
9 5 (1.38%) TypeScript
10 4 (1.10%) Apple Swift
10 4 (1.10%) Assembly Language
10 4 (1.10%) C
10 4 (1.10%) COBOL
10 4 (1.10%) Go
10 4 (1.10%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.83%) MATLAB
11 3 (0.83%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 47 (12.95%) Degree
2 19 (5.23%) PMP
3 9 (2.48%) CISSP
4 6 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.38%) DBS Check
6 4 (1.10%) CCNA
6 4 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.10%) CISMP
6 4 (1.10%) MCSA
6 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.83%) CISM
7 3 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.83%) ISEB
7 3 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.28%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.28%) CRISC
9 1 (0.28%) PhD
9 1 (0.28%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.13%) QA
2 9 (2.48%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.10%) GDPR
4 2 (0.55%) COBIT
4 2 (0.55%) ISO 20022
4 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.55%) PSD2
4 2 (0.55%) SEPA
5 1 (0.28%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (7.71%) Docker
2 6 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.28%) HDFS
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (3.58%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.20%) Ansible
3 6 (1.65%) Terraform
4 5 (1.38%) Istio
5 4 (1.10%) Prometheus
6 3 (0.83%) Ambari
6 3 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.55%) Puppet
8 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 26 (7.16%) Hyperion
2 23 (6.34%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.31%) Cisco
4 10 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (2.75%) TOWER Software
5 9 (2.48%) Oracle
6 7 (1.93%) AppDynamics
6 7 (1.93%) Google
6 7 (1.93%) Splunk
7 6 (1.65%) Fiserv
7 6 (1.65%) VMware
8 5 (1.38%) Citrix
8 5 (1.38%) IBM
8 5 (1.38%) New Relic
9 3 (0.83%) Adobe
9 3 (0.83%) hybris
9 3 (0.83%) Lotus
9 3 (0.83%) Platfora
9 3 (0.83%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.83%) Tableau