Period
to 20 April 2018

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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 158 162
Rank change year-on-year -14 +4 -48
Permanent jobs citing Banking 151 167 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.55% 1.69% 1.74%
As % of the General category 4.10% 4.49% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 134 154 163
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £44,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.99% -11.50% -
10th Percentile £29,675 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £72,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £63,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.80% +4.17% +4.35%

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 3,679 3,720 4,275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.87% 37.59% 37.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,794 2,949 3,332
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 April 2018.

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 April 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
Birmingham +15 123 £52,500 -4.55% 17
Coventry -11 7 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Shropshire +1 5 £37,500 +41.51%
Staffordshire +12 4 £39,250 +82.56% 1
Halesowen - 3 - -
Solihull -2 2 £28,750 -7.26% 2
Wolverhampton - 2 £25,250 -
Herefordshire +19 1 - -
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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.

1 123 (81.46%) Finance
2 53 (35.10%) SQL
3 39 (25.83%) Windows
3 39 (25.83%) Linux
4 35 (23.18%) Unix
5 34 (22.52%) Process Management
6 33 (21.85%) Fintech
7 26 (17.22%) Business Analysis
7 26 (17.22%) Analytics
8 24 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (14.57%) Retail Banking
9 22 (14.57%) International Banking
9 22 (14.57%) Microsoft
9 22 (14.57%) Java
9 22 (14.57%) SOA
10 21 (13.91%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (13.91%) XML
11 20 (13.25%) Telecoms
12 18 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (11.92%) QA
12 18 (11.92%) Financial Institution
13 17 (11.26%) Microsoft Excel
13 17 (11.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (11.26%) Retail
13 17 (11.26%) Jenkins
14 16 (10.60%) Git (software)
14 16 (10.60%) Workflow
14 16 (10.60%) Degree
15 15 (9.93%) SQL Server
15 15 (9.93%) Test Automation

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 6 (3.97%) JBoss
1 6 (3.97%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.31%) Apache
3 4 (2.65%) SAS
4 3 (1.99%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.99%) CMS
4 3 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.99%) IIS
4 3 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (11.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.32%) Misys Equation
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.31%) SaaS
4 3 (1.99%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.32%) AdWords
6 1 (0.66%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.66%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.64%) Internet
2 5 (3.31%) SMS
3 4 (2.65%) DHCP
3 4 (2.65%) DNS
4 3 (1.99%) FTP
4 3 (1.99%) HTTP
4 3 (1.99%) IPsec
4 3 (1.99%) SSL
4 3 (1.99%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.32%) AMQP
6 1 (0.66%) Extranet
6 1 (0.66%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.97%) MySQL
3 6 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.65%) Qlik Sense
5 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.32%) KDB
6 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.32%) Redis
6 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.66%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (11.26%) Jenkins
2 16 (10.60%) Git (software)
3 12 (7.95%) Maven
4 9 (5.96%) Selenium
5 7 (4.64%) Subversion
6 6 (3.97%) Bitbucket
6 6 (3.97%) SoapUI
7 5 (3.31%) WATIR
8 4 (2.65%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.65%) JBehave
8 4 (2.65%) JMeter
8 4 (2.65%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.65%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.99%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.99%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.32%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.32%) JUnit
10 2 (1.32%) PHPUnit
10 2 (1.32%) TestNG
11 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 123 (81.46%) Finance
2 22 (14.57%) International Banking
2 22 (14.57%) Retail Banking
3 20 (13.25%) Telecoms
4 18 (11.92%) Financial Institution
5 17 (11.26%) Retail
6 12 (7.95%) Marketing
7 7 (4.64%) Investment Banking
7 7 (4.64%) Manufacturing
8 6 (3.97%) Legal
9 5 (3.31%) Front Office
10 4 (2.65%) Games
11 3 (1.99%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (1.99%) Law
12 1 (0.66%) Back Office
12 1 (0.66%) French Language
Job Titles
1 58 (38.41%) Analyst
2 41 (27.15%) Consultant
3 34 (22.52%) Business Analyst
4 29 (19.21%) Developer
5 27 (17.88%) Banking Analyst
6 25 (16.56%) Business Consultant
7 19 (12.58%) BPM Consultant
8 14 (9.27%) Process Analyst
9 13 (8.61%) Banking Business Analyst
9 13 (8.61%) Project Manager
10 10 (6.62%) Functional Consultant
10 10 (6.62%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
11 9 (5.96%) Software Developer
12 7 (4.64%) Business Development Executive
12 7 (4.64%) Data Analyst
12 7 (4.64%) Delivery Project Manager
12 7 (4.64%) QA Engineer
12 7 (4.64%) Senior Developer
12 7 (4.64%) Support Analyst
13 6 (3.97%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.91%) XML
2 12 (7.95%) Web Services
3 11 (7.28%) JMS
4 10 (6.62%) Kafka
5 9 (5.96%) CSS
5 9 (5.96%) RESTful
6 8 (5.30%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (4.64%) HTML
7 7 (4.64%) jQuery
8 6 (3.97%) .NET
8 6 (3.97%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (3.97%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.31%) Spring
10 4 (2.65%) Gherkin
10 4 (2.65%) Laravel
10 4 (2.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (1.99%) CSS3
11 3 (1.99%) Elastic Stack
11 3 (1.99%) Entity Framework
11 3 (1.99%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (21.85%) Fintech
2 18 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.93%) User Experience
4 12 (7.95%) Computer Science
5 8 (5.30%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.97%) NHS
7 5 (3.31%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.65%) Private Cloud
8 4 (2.65%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.99%) BBC
9 3 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.32%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.32%) Cybercrime
10 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.32%) Derivative
10 2 (1.32%) Equities
10 2 (1.32%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.32%) iSeries
10 2 (1.32%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 39 (25.83%) Linux
1 39 (25.83%) Windows
2 35 (23.18%) Unix
3 4 (2.65%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.99%) VMS
5 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.52%) Process Management
2 26 (17.22%) Analytics
2 26 (17.22%) Business Analysis
3 24 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (14.57%) SOA
5 21 (13.91%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (11.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (10.60%) Workflow
8 15 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (9.93%) Test Automation
9 13 (8.61%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 13 (8.61%) Business Analytics
9 13 (8.61%) RAD
10 12 (7.95%) Data Management
10 12 (7.95%) IT Strategy
11 11 (7.28%) OO
11 11 (7.28%) Software Testing
12 10 (6.62%) ETL
13 9 (5.96%) Change Management
13 9 (5.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 53 (35.10%) SQL
2 22 (14.57%) Java
3 13 (8.61%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.95%) C
5 7 (4.64%) Python
6 5 (3.31%) VB.NET
6 5 (3.31%) VBA
7 4 (2.65%) C#
7 4 (2.65%) Java 8
7 4 (2.65%) Perl
7 4 (2.65%) PHP
8 3 (1.99%) C++
8 3 (1.99%) Go
8 3 (1.99%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.99%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.99%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.99%) VB
9 2 (1.32%) COBOL
9 2 (1.32%) PHP 5
9 2 (1.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (10.60%) Degree
2 7 (4.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.99%) ACCA
4 2 (1.32%) CISA
4 2 (1.32%) CISM
4 2 (1.32%) CISSP
4 2 (1.32%) ISEB
4 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.32%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (1.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.66%) HNC
5 1 (0.66%) HND
5 1 (0.66%) PMP
5 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.92%) QA
2 7 (4.64%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.99%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 5 (3.31%) Docker
2 4 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (3.31%) Ambari
1 5 (3.31%) logstash
1 5 (3.31%) Nagios
2 3 (1.99%) Cacti
2 3 (1.99%) Docker Swarm
2 3 (1.99%) Kibana
2 3 (1.99%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.99%) Puppet
3 2 (1.32%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (1.32%) Netcool
Vendors
1 22 (14.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.62%) Oracle
3 6 (3.97%) Google
4 5 (3.31%) VMware
5 3 (1.99%) Informatica
5 3 (1.99%) LexisNexis
5 3 (1.99%) Sage
5 3 (1.99%) Splunk
5 3 (1.99%) Sybase
6 2 (1.32%) Cisco
6 2 (1.32%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.32%) Misys
7 1 (0.66%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.66%) Dell
7 1 (0.66%) EMC
7 1 (0.66%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.66%) HP
7 1 (0.66%) Kaspersky
7 1 (0.66%) Red Hat