Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 130 145
Rank change year-on-year -65 +15 +4
Permanent jobs citing Banking 103 230 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.19% 2.32% 2.02%
As % of the General category 3.17% 6.13% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 86 191 200
West Midlands median annual salary £46,250 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.91% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,625 £29,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £73,650
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -

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 3,245 3,754 4,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.58% 37.92% 38.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,454 2,988 3,482
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -52 72 £47,500 -20.83% 7
Solihull +8 9 £68,750 +205.56% 5
Staffordshire +23 8 £20,500 -18.00% 1
Coventry -4 7 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Wolverhampton - 5 £57,500 - 2
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 89 (86.41%) Finance
2 26 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (19.42%) SQL Server
3 20 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (18.45%) SQL
5 17 (16.50%) JavaScript
6 16 (15.53%) Linux
7 14 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (13.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (13.59%) Integration Testing
8 13 (12.62%) Management Information System
8 13 (12.62%) Telecoms
8 13 (12.62%) Unix
8 13 (12.62%) Windows
8 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
9 12 (11.65%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (11.65%) Games
10 11 (10.68%) SaaS
10 11 (10.68%) Project Management
10 11 (10.68%) CRM
10 11 (10.68%) CSS
11 10 (9.71%) Java
11 10 (9.71%) MVC
11 10 (9.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (9.71%) Degree
12 9 (8.74%) Software Testing
12 9 (8.74%) jQuery
12 9 (8.74%) Workflow
12 9 (8.74%) Legal
12 9 (8.74%) Manufacturing

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 (7.77%) CMS
1 8 (7.77%) IIS
1 8 (7.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.91%) JBoss
2 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.97%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (7.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Misys Equation
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.68%) SaaS
2 4 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.97%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.77%) SSL
2 4 (3.88%) SMS
3 3 (2.91%) Internet
4 2 (1.94%) WebEx
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco Firepower
5 1 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.97%) DHCP
5 1 (0.97%) DNS
5 1 (0.97%) Firewall
5 1 (0.97%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.97%) Network Security
5 1 (0.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.42%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.83%) Big Data
4 6 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.94%) Blockchain
5 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.97%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.97%) Impala
6 1 (0.97%) MySQL
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.97%) QlikView
6 1 (0.97%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.85%) CircleCI
3 4 (3.88%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.91%) Bitbucket
4 3 (2.91%) JIRA
4 3 (2.91%) Maven
5 2 (1.94%) JUnit
5 2 (1.94%) Subversion
5 2 (1.94%) TestNG
6 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.97%) Gatling
6 1 (0.97%) JBehave
6 1 (0.97%) JMeter
6 1 (0.97%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.97%) LoadUI
6 1 (0.97%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.97%) Selenium
6 1 (0.97%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.97%) Zephyr
General
1 89 (86.41%) Finance
2 13 (12.62%) Telecoms
3 12 (11.65%) Games
4 9 (8.74%) Legal
4 9 (8.74%) Manufacturing
5 8 (7.77%) Law
6 7 (6.80%) Retail Banking
7 6 (5.83%) Financial Institution
7 6 (5.83%) International Banking
8 3 (2.91%) French Language
8 3 (2.91%) Front Office
8 3 (2.91%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.94%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.94%) Marketing
10 1 (0.97%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (38.83%) Analyst
2 17 (16.50%) Business Analyst
3 16 (15.53%) Project Manager
4 12 (11.65%) Data Analyst
5 11 (10.68%) Developer
6 9 (8.74%) Architect
7 8 (7.77%) Consultant
7 8 (7.77%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Graduate
8 6 (5.83%) Graduate Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) Graduate Data Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Banking Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 5 (4.85%) Digital Architect
9 5 (4.85%) IT Manager
9 5 (4.85%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Technical Manager
9 5 (4.85%) Technical Project Manager
10 4 (3.88%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.68%) CSS
2 9 (8.74%) .NET
2 9 (8.74%) jQuery
2 9 (8.74%) Web Services
3 8 (7.77%) .NET Framework
3 8 (7.77%) ASP.NET
3 8 (7.77%) Entity Framework
3 8 (7.77%) JSON
3 8 (7.77%) LINQ
3 8 (7.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (7.77%) WCF
4 7 (6.80%) HTML
5 5 (4.85%) Django
5 5 (4.85%) Vue.js
6 4 (3.88%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.88%) React
7 3 (2.91%) XML
8 2 (1.94%) Java EE
8 2 (1.94%) JMS
8 2 (1.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.62%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.80%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.85%) Fintech
4 5 (4.85%) PMI
5 4 (3.88%) iSeries
6 3 (2.91%) AS400
6 3 (2.91%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.94%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.94%) User Experience
8 1 (0.97%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.97%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.53%) Linux
2 13 (12.62%) Unix
2 13 (12.62%) Windows
3 3 (2.91%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.94%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.94%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (13.59%) Integration Testing
2 14 (13.59%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (11.65%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (10.68%) CRM
4 11 (10.68%) Project Management
5 10 (9.71%) MVC
5 10 (9.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (8.74%) Process Improvement
6 9 (8.74%) SDLC
6 9 (8.74%) Software Testing
6 9 (8.74%) Workflow
7 8 (7.77%) Content Management
7 8 (7.77%) OO
7 8 (7.77%) Regression Testing
7 8 (7.77%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (7.77%) Unit Testing
7 8 (7.77%) Web Design
8 7 (6.80%) Defect Management
8 7 (6.80%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.45%) SQL
2 17 (16.50%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.71%) Java
4 8 (7.77%) C#
4 8 (7.77%) VB
4 8 (7.77%) VB.NET
5 6 (5.83%) Python
6 3 (2.91%) C
7 2 (1.94%) Java 8
7 2 (1.94%) XPath
8 1 (0.97%) Perl
8 1 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (9.71%) Degree
2 7 (6.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.83%) ISEB
4 5 (4.85%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.85%) PMI Certification
4 5 (4.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.88%) PMP
6 3 (2.91%) CISA
6 3 (2.91%) CRISC
7 2 (1.94%) CCDA
7 2 (1.94%) CCNA
7 2 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.97%) CCNP
8 1 (0.97%) HNC
8 1 (0.97%) HND
8 1 (0.97%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) ISO 9001
1 8 (7.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.91%) COBIT
2 3 (2.91%) QA
3 1 (0.97%) PMO
3 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.88%) Docker
3 3 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.97%) Firmware
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Ambari
Vendors
1 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.77%) LexisNexis
3 6 (5.83%) Oracle
4 3 (2.91%) Fortinet
4 3 (2.91%) Google
4 3 (2.91%) Twitter
4 3 (2.91%) VMware
5 2 (1.94%) Cisco
5 2 (1.94%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.94%) Misys
5 2 (1.94%) Sybase
6 1 (0.97%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.97%) Dell
6 1 (0.97%) EMC
6 1 (0.97%) HP
6 1 (0.97%) Kaspersky
6 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.97%) Tableau