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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
England / West Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 120 96
Rank change year-on-year -34 -24  
Permanent jobs citing Banking 60 130 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.25% 2.11% 2.51%
As % of the General category 3.44% 5.64% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 53 100 93
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £82,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  

Banking is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1742 2303 1752
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 36.27% 37.36% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1370 1789 1434
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -4.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Banking as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -19 40 £47,500 -2.56% 6
Warwickshire +25 5 £34,500 -37.27%
Solihull -14 5 £31,000 -27.05%
Coventry +18 4 £36,250 +34.25%
Shropshire -8 4 £26,000 -52.72%
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Banking.

1 154 (84.15%) Finance
2 72 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (38.25%) HTML
4 58 (31.69%) HTML5
5 51 (27.87%) Java
6 50 (27.32%) Retail
7 45 (24.59%) CSS
8 41 (22.40%) JavaScript
9 35 (19.13%) Big Data
10 33 (18.03%) SQL
10 33 (18.03%) Apache
11 32 (17.49%) AngularJS
12 30 (16.39%) J2EE
12 30 (16.39%) Telecoms
13 29 (15.85%) Marketing
14 28 (15.30%) Apache Spark
14 28 (15.30%) Hadoop
15 27 (14.75%) Fintech
15 27 (14.75%) QA
15 27 (14.75%) Scrum
16 24 (13.11%) Web Development
16 24 (13.11%) User Acceptance Testing
16 24 (13.11%) CSS3
17 23 (12.57%) jQuery
18 22 (12.02%) C#
19 20 (10.93%) E-Commerce
19 20 (10.93%) Analytics
20 19 (10.38%) SQL Server
21 18 (9.84%) PHP
21 18 (9.84%) MySQL

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 33 (18.03%) Apache
2 28 (15.30%) Apache Spark
3 15 (8.20%) WebSphere
4 14 (7.65%) JBoss
5 10 (5.46%) CMS
6 8 (4.37%) SAS
6 8 (4.37%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.73%) nginx
8 4 (2.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.28%) SPSS
3 1 (0.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.55%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.46%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (5.46%) SaaS
2 8 (4.37%) AdWords
2 8 (4.37%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.55%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.01%) Internet
2 5 (2.73%) SSL
3 4 (2.19%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.64%) ATM
5 2 (1.09%) Firewall
5 2 (1.09%) VPN
6 1 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.55%) DMZ
6 1 (0.55%) HTTP
6 1 (0.55%) Intranet
6 1 (0.55%) IPsec
6 1 (0.55%) MPLS
6 1 (0.55%) Network Security
6 1 (0.55%) VLAN
6 1 (0.55%) WAN
6 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.13%) Big Data
2 28 (15.30%) Hadoop
3 19 (10.38%) SQL Server
4 18 (9.84%) MySQL
5 4 (2.19%) DB2
5 4 (2.19%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.19%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.64%) MS Access
6 3 (1.64%) Redis
7 2 (1.09%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.55%) Power BI
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (9.84%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.65%) Subversion
3 13 (7.10%) Robot Framework
4 9 (4.92%) Selenium
5 5 (2.73%) gulp
5 5 (2.73%) webpack
6 3 (1.64%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.55%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.55%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 154 (84.15%) Finance
2 50 (27.32%) Retail
3 30 (16.39%) Telecoms
4 29 (15.85%) Marketing
5 15 (8.20%) Retail Banking
6 11 (6.01%) Games
7 8 (4.37%) International Banking
8 6 (3.28%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.64%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.64%) Legal
10 1 (0.55%) Back Office
10 1 (0.55%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.55%) Front Office
10 1 (0.55%) German Language
10 1 (0.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 72 (39.34%) Developer
2 44 (24.04%) Analyst
3 21 (11.48%) Consultant
4 20 (10.93%) HTML Developer
5 18 (9.84%) MySQL Developer
5 18 (9.84%) PHP Developer
5 18 (9.84%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 17 (9.29%) Business Analyst
6 17 (9.29%) Test Analyst
7 15 (8.20%) HTML CSS Developer
7 15 (8.20%) Java Developer
7 15 (8.20%) JavaScript Developer
8 13 (7.10%) C# Developer
8 13 (7.10%) Project Manager
9 12 (6.56%) Technical Consultant
10 11 (6.01%) Web Developer
11 9 (4.92%) Architect
12 8 (4.37%) Banking Analyst
12 8 (4.37%) J2EE Consultant
12 8 (4.37%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (38.25%) HTML
2 58 (31.69%) HTML5
3 45 (24.59%) CSS
4 32 (17.49%) AngularJS
5 30 (16.39%) J2EE
6 24 (13.11%) CSS3
7 23 (12.57%) jQuery
8 17 (9.29%) .NET
9 12 (6.56%) Java EE
10 11 (6.01%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 8 (4.37%) ASP.NET
11 8 (4.37%) Laravel
11 8 (4.37%) RESTful
11 8 (4.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (4.37%) Web Services
12 7 (3.83%) .NET Framework
12 7 (3.83%) Entity Framework
13 5 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (2.73%) Memcached
13 5 (2.73%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.75%) Fintech
2 17 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.01%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (6.01%) Online Games
4 7 (3.83%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.19%) User Experience
6 3 (1.64%) Equities
6 3 (1.64%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.09%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.09%) Derivative
7 2 (1.09%) EPoS
7 2 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.09%) NHS
8 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.55%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.55%) PMI
8 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.29%) Linux
1 17 (9.29%) Unix
2 16 (8.74%) Windows
3 11 (6.01%) Android
3 11 (6.01%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.09%) CentOS
4 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (14.75%) Scrum
3 24 (13.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 24 (13.11%) Web Development
4 20 (10.93%) Analytics
4 20 (10.93%) E-Commerce
5 18 (9.84%) OO
6 17 (9.29%) Project Management
7 14 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (7.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 13 (7.10%) Digital Marketing
8 13 (7.10%) SOA
8 13 (7.10%) Unit Testing
9 12 (6.56%) Business Analysis
9 12 (6.56%) Front End Development
9 12 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (6.56%) Web Design
10 11 (6.01%) Mobile Development
10 11 (6.01%) Software Architecture
11 10 (5.46%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (27.87%) Java
2 41 (22.40%) JavaScript
3 33 (18.03%) SQL
4 22 (12.02%) C#
5 18 (9.84%) PHP
6 15 (8.20%) Python
7 7 (3.83%) Scala
8 6 (3.28%) VBA
9 5 (2.73%) C
9 5 (2.73%) ES6
10 3 (1.64%) PHP 5
10 3 (1.64%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.09%) Delphi
11 2 (1.09%) MUMPS
11 2 (1.09%) Perl
12 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (4.37%) Degree
2 7 (3.83%) ISEB
3 5 (2.73%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.64%) CISM
4 3 (1.64%) CISSP
4 3 (1.64%) PMP
5 2 (1.09%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.55%) CCDA
6 1 (0.55%) CCDP
6 1 (0.55%) CCNA
6 1 (0.55%) CCNP
6 1 (0.55%) CCSE
6 1 (0.55%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (0.55%) CISA
6 1 (0.55%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.55%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (14.75%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.55%) EMIR
2 1 (0.55%) MiFID
2 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.09%) Puppet
1 2 (1.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (8.20%) Oracle
2 13 (7.10%) Google
3 8 (4.37%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.37%) Sybase
4 5 (2.73%) Facebook
4 5 (2.73%) Zend
5 4 (2.19%) Pega
6 3 (1.64%) hybris
6 3 (1.64%) IBM
7 2 (1.09%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.09%) Cisco
7 2 (1.09%) ILOG
7 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.09%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.55%) F5
8 1 (0.55%) HP
8 1 (0.55%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.55%) SAP
8 1 (0.55%) Wallstreet Suite
8 1 (0.55%) webMethods
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