Period
to 20 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 207 210 141
Rank change year-on-year +3 -69 -12
Permanent jobs citing Banking 53 70 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.78% 0.91% 2.00%
As % of the General category 2.36% 2.32% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 46 65 171
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% -13.64% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £26,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £57,375 £80,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +4.00%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,243 3,021 3,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.15% 39.39% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,678 2,154 2,880
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% -2.35%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £24,225
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £66,800
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in the West Midlands

Banking
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Banking in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Banking in the West Midlands

Banking
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Banking in the West Midlands

Banking
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 January 2020. 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
Birmingham +47 45 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Solihull -10 4 £47,500 -7.32%
Warwickshire - 2 £72,500 - 2
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, IT jobs citing 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Banking.

1 47 (88.68%) Finance
2 22 (41.51%) Degree
3 20 (37.74%) Credit Risk
4 16 (30.19%) Python
5 14 (26.42%) C#
5 14 (26.42%) Java
6 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (24.53%) Computer Science
6 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (22.64%) IFRS
7 12 (22.64%) IFRS 9
7 12 (22.64%) Data Science
7 12 (22.64%) Quantitative Analysis
7 12 (22.64%) Economics
7 12 (22.64%) Test Automation
7 12 (22.64%) Scala
7 12 (22.64%) Predictive Modelling
7 12 (22.64%) R
7 12 (22.64%) Statistical Modelling
7 12 (22.64%) Financial Institution
7 12 (22.64%) C++
7 12 (22.64%) C
7 12 (22.64%) Basel II
7 12 (22.64%) SAS
8 11 (20.75%) Project Management
8 11 (20.75%) ISTQB
9 10 (18.87%) Software Testing
9 10 (18.87%) Functional Testing
9 10 (18.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (18.87%) Performance Testing

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 12 (22.64%) SAS
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) AWS
1 2 (3.77%) Azure
1 2 (3.77%) Heroku
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) MySQL
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Big Data
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) HP UFT
2 6 (11.32%) Selenium
3 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.77%) Cypress.io
3 2 (3.77%) Postman
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
4 1 (1.89%) TestPartner
General
1 47 (88.68%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) Financial Institution
3 8 (15.09%) Retail Banking
4 6 (11.32%) Retail
5 2 (3.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) Consultant
2 12 (22.64%) Risk Consultant
3 11 (20.75%) Project Manager
4 10 (18.87%) Automation Test Analyst
4 10 (18.87%) Test Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Digital Product Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Lead Product Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Online Product Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Platform Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Product Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Credit Risk Modeller
6 4 (7.55%) Graduate
6 4 (7.55%) IT Manager
6 4 (7.55%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Retail Banking Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Banking Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Junior
7 3 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
1 2 (3.77%) Gherkin
1 2 (3.77%) React
1 2 (3.77%) REST
1 2 (3.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.74%) Credit Risk
2 13 (24.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Life Science
4 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (24.53%) Computer Science
2 12 (22.64%) Data Science
2 12 (22.64%) Economics
2 12 (22.64%) Predictive Modelling
2 12 (22.64%) Quantitative Analysis
2 12 (22.64%) Statistical Modelling
2 12 (22.64%) Test Automation
3 11 (20.75%) Project Management
4 10 (18.87%) Defect Management
4 10 (18.87%) Functional Testing
4 10 (18.87%) Manual Testing
4 10 (18.87%) Performance Testing
4 10 (18.87%) Regression Testing
4 10 (18.87%) SDLC
4 10 (18.87%) Software Testing
4 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (18.87%) Test Scripting
4 10 (18.87%) Test Strategy
4 10 (18.87%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) Python
2 14 (26.42%) C#
2 14 (26.42%) Java
3 12 (22.64%) C
3 12 (22.64%) C++
3 12 (22.64%) R
3 12 (22.64%) Scala
4 10 (18.87%) VBScript
5 5 (9.43%) SQL
6 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.77%) PHP
6 2 (3.77%) Ruby
6 2 (3.77%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (41.51%) Degree
2 11 (20.75%) ISTQB
3 10 (18.87%) ISEB
3 10 (18.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (22.64%) Basel II
1 12 (22.64%) IFRS
1 12 (22.64%) IFRS 9
2 4 (7.55%) QA
3 3 (5.66%) PMO
4 1 (1.89%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com