Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 172 134
Rank change year-on-year +6 -38 -3
Permanent jobs citing Banking 148 166 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.58% 1.65% 2.05%
As % of the General category 4.12% 4.40% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 131 139 205
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -15.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £24,000 £27,500 £24,100
90th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -

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 3,595 3,776 4,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.44% 37.55% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,740 3,042 3,585
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% -4.71%
10th Percentile £25,725 £25,525 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +8 121 £51,250 -2.38% 5
Staffordshire +13 8 £20,500 -18.00% 1
Solihull +11 7 £56,250 +81.45% 2
Coventry -17 6 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Shropshire +22 2 £37,500 +44.23%
Wolverhampton - 2 £21,750 -
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 126 (85.14%) Finance
2 37 (25.00%) SQL
3 34 (22.97%) Linux
4 32 (21.62%) Windows
5 27 (18.24%) Business Intelligence
5 27 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (17.57%) SQL Server
6 26 (17.57%) Process Management
7 25 (16.89%) Analytics
7 25 (16.89%) Fintech
8 23 (15.54%) Unix
9 22 (14.86%) Microsoft
9 22 (14.86%) Workflow
9 22 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (14.19%) Telecoms
10 21 (14.19%) Retail Banking
11 20 (13.51%) JavaScript
12 19 (12.84%) Java
13 18 (12.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (11.49%) Microsoft Excel
14 17 (11.49%) Jenkins
15 16 (10.81%) Git (software)
15 16 (10.81%) Web Services
15 16 (10.81%) Financial Institution
15 16 (10.81%) Business Analysis
16 15 (10.14%) International Banking
16 15 (10.14%) Degree
16 15 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
16 15 (10.14%) Management Information System
16 15 (10.14%) CSS

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 9 (6.08%) CMS
1 9 (6.08%) IIS
1 9 (6.08%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.38%) Apache
2 5 (3.38%) JBoss
2 5 (3.38%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.03%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.35%) SAS
6 1 (0.68%) Confluence
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (11.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.35%) Misys Equation
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.43%) SaaS
2 10 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.03%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.35%) AdWords
5 2 (1.35%) Mimecast
5 2 (1.35%) Office 365
6 1 (0.68%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.08%) SSL
2 7 (4.73%) Internet
3 5 (3.38%) DHCP
3 5 (3.38%) DNS
3 5 (3.38%) SMS
4 3 (2.03%) FTP
4 3 (2.03%) HTTP
4 3 (2.03%) IPsec
4 3 (2.03%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.35%) WebEx
6 1 (0.68%) AMQP
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.68%) Firewall
6 1 (0.68%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.68%) Network Security
6 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (6.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.05%) Big Data
5 5 (3.38%) MySQL
6 3 (2.03%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.35%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.35%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.35%) Redis
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.68%) Impala
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.68%) QlikView
8 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.68%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 17 (11.49%) Jenkins
2 16 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.08%) Maven
4 6 (4.05%) Subversion
5 5 (3.38%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.70%) Selenium
6 4 (2.70%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.03%) CircleCI
7 3 (2.03%) JIRA
7 3 (2.03%) JUnit
7 3 (2.03%) TestNG
7 3 (2.03%) WATIR
8 2 (1.35%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.35%) JBehave
8 2 (1.35%) JMeter
8 2 (1.35%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.35%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.35%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.68%) LoadUI
9 1 (0.68%) Zephyr
General
1 126 (85.14%) Finance
2 21 (14.19%) Retail Banking
2 21 (14.19%) Telecoms
3 16 (10.81%) Financial Institution
4 15 (10.14%) International Banking
5 11 (7.43%) Games
5 11 (7.43%) Manufacturing
6 10 (6.76%) Legal
6 10 (6.76%) Retail
7 9 (6.08%) Law
7 9 (6.08%) Marketing
8 3 (2.03%) French Language
8 3 (2.03%) Front Office
8 3 (2.03%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.35%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (39.19%) Analyst
2 30 (20.27%) Consultant
3 28 (18.92%) Business Analyst
4 25 (16.89%) Developer
5 20 (13.51%) Banking Analyst
6 17 (11.49%) Business Consultant
7 15 (10.14%) Data Analyst
8 14 (9.46%) Process Analyst
8 14 (9.46%) Software Developer
9 13 (8.78%) Project Manager
10 10 (6.76%) BPM Consultant
10 10 (6.76%) Functional Consultant
11 9 (6.08%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
12 7 (4.73%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 7 (4.73%) Graduate
12 7 (4.73%) Senior Developer
13 6 (4.05%) Graduate Analyst
13 6 (4.05%) Graduate Data Analyst
13 6 (4.05%) IT Manager
13 6 (4.05%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.81%) Web Services
2 15 (10.14%) CSS
3 13 (8.78%) XML
4 12 (8.11%) jQuery
5 11 (7.43%) .NET
6 9 (6.08%) .NET Framework
6 9 (6.08%) ASP.NET
6 9 (6.08%) Entity Framework
6 9 (6.08%) JSON
6 9 (6.08%) Kafka
6 9 (6.08%) LINQ
6 9 (6.08%) RESTful
6 9 (6.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (6.08%) WCF
7 8 (5.41%) HTML
7 8 (5.41%) JMS
8 7 (4.73%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (3.38%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.38%) Spring
10 4 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.89%) Fintech
2 22 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (10.14%) Management Information System
3 15 (10.14%) User Experience
4 11 (7.43%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.38%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.70%) iSeries
6 4 (2.70%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.03%) AS400
7 3 (2.03%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.03%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.35%) Cybercrime
8 2 (1.35%) NHS
8 2 (1.35%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.68%) PMI
9 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.68%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.97%) Linux
2 32 (21.62%) Windows
3 23 (15.54%) Unix
4 5 (3.38%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.03%) VMS
6 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (18.24%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (17.57%) Process Management
3 25 (16.89%) Analytics
4 22 (14.86%) Workflow
5 16 (10.81%) Business Analysis
6 15 (10.14%) OO
6 15 (10.14%) SOA
6 15 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (9.46%) Business Analytics
8 13 (8.78%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 13 (8.78%) RAD
9 12 (8.11%) Integration Testing
9 12 (8.11%) MVC
10 11 (7.43%) CRM
10 11 (7.43%) Unit Testing
11 10 (6.76%) Data Management
11 10 (6.76%) Process Improvement
11 10 (6.76%) Regression Testing
11 10 (6.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (25.00%) SQL
2 20 (13.51%) JavaScript
3 19 (12.84%) Java
4 12 (8.11%) C
5 10 (6.76%) C#
5 10 (6.76%) VB.NET
6 9 (6.08%) VB
7 8 (5.41%) Python
8 5 (3.38%) Java 8
9 3 (2.03%) Go
9 3 (2.03%) PHP
9 3 (2.03%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.03%) XPath
10 2 (1.35%) C++
10 2 (1.35%) Perl
10 2 (1.35%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.68%) COBOL
11 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (10.14%) Degree
2 8 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (3.38%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.38%) ISEB
4 4 (2.70%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.03%) CISA
6 2 (1.35%) CCDA
6 2 (1.35%) CCNA
6 2 (1.35%) CISM
6 2 (1.35%) CISSP
6 2 (1.35%) HNC
6 2 (1.35%) HND
6 2 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.35%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.68%) CCNP
7 1 (0.68%) CRISC
7 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (6.08%) ISO 9001
2 9 (6.08%) QA
3 2 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) COBIT
4 1 (0.68%) PMO
4 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.41%) Docker
2 7 (4.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (4.05%) Ambari
2 5 (3.38%) logstash
3 3 (2.03%) Cacti
3 3 (2.03%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (2.03%) Kibana
3 3 (2.03%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.03%) Nagios
3 3 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.08%) LexisNexis
3 7 (4.73%) Oracle
3 7 (4.73%) VMware
4 6 (4.05%) Google
5 4 (2.70%) Fortinet
6 3 (2.03%) Cisco
6 3 (2.03%) Splunk
6 3 (2.03%) Twitter
7 2 (1.35%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.35%) Dell
7 2 (1.35%) EMC
7 2 (1.35%) Kaspersky
7 2 (1.35%) Misys
7 2 (1.35%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.35%) Sybase
8 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.68%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.68%) HP
8 1 (0.68%) Tableau