Period
to 16 September 2019

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

Banking
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 176 199 135
Rank change year-on-year +23 -64 +5
Permanent jobs citing Banking 89 106 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.18% 1.22% 2.23%
As % of the General category 3.31% 2.92% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 77 89 185
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.89% -18.18% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,300 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £64,091
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.42% +6.82%

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 2,690 3,628 3,988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 35.63% 41.66% 39.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,978 2,675 3,189
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +1.00%

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 16 September 2019.

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 16 September 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
Birmingham +29 67 £41,500 -12.63% 2
Solihull -11 10 £42,500 -39.29% 2
Tipton - 6 £40,000 -
Dudley - 2 £27,500 -
Coventry +4 1 £82,500 +83.33%
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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 67 (75.28%) Finance
2 18 (20.22%) Project Management
2 18 (20.22%) Degree
3 17 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.10%) Java
4 16 (17.98%) Credit Risk
5 14 (15.73%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
5 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (14.61%) SQL
7 12 (13.48%) C#
7 12 (13.48%) Windows
7 12 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (13.48%) Azure
7 12 (13.48%) Project Delivery
8 11 (12.36%) Telecoms
8 11 (12.36%) Firewall
8 11 (12.36%) C++
9 10 (11.24%) Oracle
10 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
10 9 (10.11%) Python
10 9 (10.11%) SDLC
11 8 (8.99%) DevOps
11 8 (8.99%) IFRS
11 8 (8.99%) IFRS 9
11 8 (8.99%) Data Science
11 8 (8.99%) ITIL
11 8 (8.99%) Unix
11 8 (8.99%) SAS
11 8 (8.99%) .NET

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 8 (8.99%) SAS
2 6 (6.74%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Summit
2 6 (6.74%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (1.12%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.12%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.48%) Azure
2 7 (7.87%) Office 365
3 6 (6.74%) SaaS
4 3 (3.37%) AWS
5 1 (1.12%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.36%) Firewall
2 7 (7.87%) WAN
3 6 (6.74%) LAN
4 5 (5.62%) Network Security
4 5 (5.62%) VPN
5 4 (4.49%) Cisco ISE
5 4 (4.49%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.12%) ATM
7 1 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.12%) Internet
7 1 (1.12%) IPsec
7 1 (1.12%) MPLS
7 1 (1.12%) SSL
7 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.12%) Big Data
3 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.12%) MySQL
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.12%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.12%) Selenium
2 1 (1.12%) TestPartner
General
1 67 (75.28%) Finance
2 11 (12.36%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.99%) Financial Institution
3 8 (8.99%) Retail Banking
4 4 (4.49%) Law
4 4 (4.49%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Billing
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (25.84%) Analyst
2 16 (17.98%) Project Manager
3 14 (15.73%) Consultant
4 8 (8.99%) Risk Consultant
5 7 (7.87%) Developer
5 7 (7.87%) Junior
5 7 (7.87%) Security Analyst
5 7 (7.87%) Software Project Manager
6 6 (6.74%) Analyst Programmer
6 6 (6.74%) Architect
6 6 (6.74%) Banking Project Manager
6 6 (6.74%) Programmer
6 6 (6.74%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) IT Manager
7 5 (5.62%) Java Consultant
7 5 (5.62%) SaaS Project Manager
7 5 (5.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.62%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.99%) .NET
2 6 (6.74%) J2EE
2 6 (6.74%) Spring
2 6 (6.74%) Web Services
3 5 (5.62%) EJB
4 1 (1.12%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.12%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.12%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.12%) Java EE
4 1 (1.12%) JMS
4 1 (1.12%) JPA
4 1 (1.12%) MDX
4 1 (1.12%) Redux
4 1 (1.12%) RESTful
4 1 (1.12%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.12%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Credit Risk
2 14 (15.73%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.74%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.62%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.49%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (3.37%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.25%) Online Banking
7 2 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.12%) EPoS
8 1 (1.12%) FMCG
8 1 (1.12%) Life Science
8 1 (1.12%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.48%) Windows
2 8 (8.99%) Unix
3 7 (7.87%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.12%) Android
5 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.22%) Project Management
2 17 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.73%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (13.48%) Project Delivery
4 12 (13.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (10.11%) SDLC
6 8 (8.99%) Computer Science
6 8 (8.99%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (8.99%) Data Science
6 8 (8.99%) DevOps
6 8 (8.99%) Economics
6 8 (8.99%) ITIL
6 8 (8.99%) Predictive Modelling
6 8 (8.99%) Quantitative Analysis
6 8 (8.99%) Statistical Modelling
7 6 (6.74%) IT Governance
7 6 (6.74%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.74%) Process Improvement
7 6 (6.74%) System Testing
7 6 (6.74%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.10%) Java
2 13 (14.61%) SQL
3 12 (13.48%) C#
4 11 (12.36%) C++
5 9 (10.11%) Python
6 8 (8.99%) C
6 8 (8.99%) R
6 8 (8.99%) Scala
7 6 (6.74%) COBOL
8 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.62%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.62%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.49%) VBScript
10 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
10 3 (3.37%) VB
11 1 (1.12%) Java 8
11 1 (1.12%) Ruby
11 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (20.22%) Degree
2 6 (6.74%) CCNA
2 6 (6.74%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.62%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.49%) ISEB
4 4 (4.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.25%) CCNP
6 1 (1.12%) CCDA
6 1 (1.12%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) Basel II
1 8 (8.99%) IFRS
1 8 (8.99%) IFRS 9
2 5 (5.62%) COBIT
2 5 (5.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.49%) PMO
3 4 (4.49%) SLA
4 2 (2.25%) QA
5 1 (1.12%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (7.87%) XenApp
2 6 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.62%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.37%) Docker
5 2 (2.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (1.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.24%) Oracle
3 7 (7.87%) CheckPoint
3 7 (7.87%) Citrix
3 7 (7.87%) SAP
4 6 (6.74%) Cisco
4 6 (6.74%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (6.74%) Sparx
4 6 (6.74%) VMware
5 5 (5.62%) Meraki
5 5 (5.62%) MuleSoft
5 5 (5.62%) SonicWALL
6 3 (3.37%) Progress
7 1 (1.12%) CA
7 1 (1.12%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 1 (1.12%) F5
7 1 (1.12%) Juniper
7 1 (1.12%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds