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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
England / West Midlands
Rank 151 130 94
Rank change year-on-year -21 -36  
Permanent jobs citing Banking 62 120 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.31% 1.95% 2.66%
As % of the General category 3.63% 5.23% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 54 93 94
Median salary £43,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £82,000 £64,250
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 1709 2295 1740
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 36.18% 37.37% 34.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1325 1778 1423
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £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 25 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 25 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 -25 39 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Solihull -2 7 £31,000 -27.05%
Warwickshire +26 5 £34,500 -38.66%
Coventry +17 4 £36,250 +34.25%
Shropshire +1 4 £26,000 -52.72% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £30,000 -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 160 (84.66%) Finance
2 76 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (39.15%) HTML
4 61 (32.28%) HTML5
5 56 (29.63%) Java
6 52 (27.51%) Retail
7 44 (23.28%) CSS
8 42 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 39 (20.63%) Big Data
10 37 (19.58%) Apache
11 36 (19.05%) AngularJS
12 34 (17.99%) SQL
12 34 (17.99%) J2EE
13 32 (16.93%) Apache Spark
13 32 (16.93%) Hadoop
13 32 (16.93%) Fintech
14 31 (16.40%) Telecoms
15 29 (15.34%) Marketing
16 28 (14.81%) QA
17 26 (13.76%) Scrum
18 24 (12.70%) Web Development
18 24 (12.70%) User Acceptance Testing
19 23 (12.17%) jQuery
19 23 (12.17%) CSS3
20 21 (11.11%) C#
21 20 (10.58%) SQL Server
21 20 (10.58%) E-Commerce
21 20 (10.58%) Analytics
22 19 (10.05%) Linux
22 19 (10.05%) Unix

Banking
Top Related 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 37 (19.58%) Apache
2 32 (16.93%) Apache Spark
3 15 (7.94%) JBoss
3 15 (7.94%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.29%) CMS
5 8 (4.23%) SAS
5 8 (4.23%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.65%) nginx
6 5 (2.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.17%) SPSS
3 1 (0.53%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.82%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (5.82%) SaaS
2 8 (4.23%) AdWords
2 8 (4.23%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.53%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.82%) Internet
2 6 (3.17%) SSL
3 5 (2.65%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.59%) ATM
5 2 (1.06%) Firewall
5 2 (1.06%) VPN
6 1 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.53%) DMZ
6 1 (0.53%) HTTP
6 1 (0.53%) Intranet
6 1 (0.53%) IPsec
6 1 (0.53%) MPLS
6 1 (0.53%) Network Security
6 1 (0.53%) VLAN
6 1 (0.53%) VoIP
6 1 (0.53%) WAN
6 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.63%) Big Data
2 32 (16.93%) Hadoop
3 20 (10.58%) SQL Server
4 18 (9.52%) MySQL
5 5 (2.65%) DB2
5 5 (2.65%) RDBMS
5 5 (2.65%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.59%) MS Access
6 3 (1.59%) Redis
7 2 (1.06%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.53%) Power BI
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.41%) Subversion
3 13 (6.88%) Robot Framework
4 10 (5.29%) Selenium
5 5 (2.65%) gulp
5 5 (2.65%) webpack
6 3 (1.59%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.53%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.53%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 160 (84.66%) Finance
2 52 (27.51%) Retail
3 31 (16.40%) Telecoms
4 29 (15.34%) Marketing
5 16 (8.47%) Retail Banking
6 10 (5.29%) Games
7 8 (4.23%) International Banking
8 5 (2.65%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.59%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.06%) Legal
11 1 (0.53%) Back Office
11 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.53%) German Language
11 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 74 (39.15%) Developer
2 45 (23.81%) Analyst
3 22 (11.64%) Consultant
4 21 (11.11%) HTML Developer
5 18 (9.52%) MySQL Developer
5 18 (9.52%) PHP Developer
5 18 (9.52%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 17 (8.99%) Business Analyst
6 17 (8.99%) Java Developer
6 17 (8.99%) Test Analyst
7 15 (7.94%) HTML CSS Developer
7 15 (7.94%) JavaScript Developer
8 13 (6.88%) Project Manager
8 13 (6.88%) Technical Consultant
9 12 (6.35%) C# Developer
9 12 (6.35%) Web Developer
10 10 (5.29%) Architect
11 8 (4.23%) Banking Analyst
11 8 (4.23%) J2EE Consultant
11 8 (4.23%) OO PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (39.15%) HTML
2 61 (32.28%) HTML5
3 44 (23.28%) CSS
4 36 (19.05%) AngularJS
5 34 (17.99%) J2EE
6 23 (12.17%) CSS3
6 23 (12.17%) jQuery
7 17 (8.99%) .NET
8 13 (6.88%) Java EE
9 10 (5.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 8 (4.23%) ASP.NET
10 8 (4.23%) Laravel
10 8 (4.23%) RESTful
10 8 (4.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (4.23%) Web Services
11 7 (3.70%) .NET Framework
11 7 (3.70%) Entity Framework
12 6 (3.17%) XML
13 5 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (2.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.93%) Fintech
2 17 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (5.29%) Online Games
5 7 (3.70%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.12%) User Experience
7 3 (1.59%) Equities
7 3 (1.59%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.06%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (1.06%) Derivative
8 2 (1.06%) EPoS
8 2 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.06%) NHS
8 2 (1.06%) PMI
9 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.05%) Linux
1 19 (10.05%) Unix
2 18 (9.52%) Windows
3 10 (5.29%) Android
3 10 (5.29%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.59%) CentOS
4 3 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (13.76%) Scrum
3 24 (12.70%) User Acceptance Testing
3 24 (12.70%) Web Development
4 20 (10.58%) Analytics
4 20 (10.58%) E-Commerce
5 18 (9.52%) OO
5 18 (9.52%) Project Management
6 14 (7.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 14 (7.41%) SOA
7 13 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (6.88%) Digital Marketing
7 13 (6.88%) Front End Development
7 13 (6.88%) Unit Testing
8 12 (6.35%) Business Analysis
8 12 (6.35%) Web Design
9 11 (5.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (5.29%) MVC
10 10 (5.29%) OOP
10 10 (5.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (29.63%) Java
2 42 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 34 (17.99%) SQL
4 21 (11.11%) C#
5 18 (9.52%) PHP
6 16 (8.47%) Python
7 7 (3.70%) Scala
8 6 (3.17%) VBA
9 5 (2.65%) C
9 5 (2.65%) ES6
10 3 (1.59%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.59%) Perl
10 3 (1.59%) PHP 5
10 3 (1.59%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.06%) Delphi
11 2 (1.06%) MUMPS
12 1 (0.53%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (4.23%) Degree
2 7 (3.70%) ISEB
3 5 (2.65%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.59%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.59%) CISM
4 3 (1.59%) CISSP
4 3 (1.59%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.59%) PMP
5 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.53%) Avaya Certification
6 1 (0.53%) CCDA
6 1 (0.53%) CCDP
6 1 (0.53%) CCNA
6 1 (0.53%) CCNP
6 1 (0.53%) CCSA
6 1 (0.53%) CCSE
6 1 (0.53%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (0.53%) CISA
6 1 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.53%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.81%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.53%) EMIR
2 1 (0.53%) MiFID
2 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.59%) Puppet
1 3 (1.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (8.47%) Oracle
2 13 (6.88%) Google
3 8 (4.23%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.23%) Sybase
4 5 (2.65%) Facebook
4 5 (2.65%) Zend
5 4 (2.12%) Pega
6 3 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.59%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.06%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.06%) Cisco
7 2 (1.06%) hybris
7 2 (1.06%) IBM
7 2 (1.06%) ILOG
8 1 (0.53%) F5
8 1 (0.53%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.53%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.53%) SAP
8 1 (0.53%) Wallstreet Suite
8 1 (0.53%) webMethods
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