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

Banking
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 129 178
Rank change year-on-year -17 +49 -71
Permanent jobs citing Banking 189 218 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.92% 2.14% 1.41%
As % of the General category 5.17% 5.67% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 173 197 124
West Midlands median annual salary £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.73% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,800 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £63,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.80% +4.17% +1.69%

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 3,654 3,846 4,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.21% 37.72% 36.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,754 3,013 3,281
West Midlands median annual salary £41,375 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.65% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

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 February 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 February 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 +5 133 £55,000 -8.33% 11
Shropshire +13 20 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Coventry -14 14 £48,750 +82.24% 3
Staffordshire +13 7 £37,500 +74.42% 1
Warwickshire +3 3 £31,250 -37.50%
Halesowen - 3 - -
Solihull -15 2 £28,750 -7.26% 3
Wolverhampton - 2 £25,250 - 2
Herefordshire +7 1 - - 1
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 158 (83.60%) Finance
2 69 (36.51%) SQL
3 48 (25.40%) Analytics
4 44 (23.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (21.69%) QA
6 36 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (16.40%) Unix
8 30 (15.87%) Windows
9 29 (15.34%) JavaScript
10 28 (14.81%) HTML
10 28 (14.81%) Microsoft
10 28 (14.81%) Infrastructure Management
11 27 (14.29%) Linux
12 26 (13.76%) Java
13 25 (13.23%) Google
13 25 (13.23%) Marketing
13 25 (13.23%) RESTful
14 24 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
14 24 (12.70%) CSS
15 23 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (12.17%) Fintech
16 22 (11.64%) Test Automation
17 21 (11.11%) XML
17 21 (11.11%) Retail
17 21 (11.11%) Process Management
18 20 (10.58%) SQL Server
18 20 (10.58%) Business Analysis
18 20 (10.58%) Jenkins
19 19 (10.05%) Git (software)

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 19 (10.05%) SAS
2 13 (6.88%) JBoss
3 12 (6.35%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.59%) Confluence
4 3 (1.59%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.06%) Apache
5 2 (1.06%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.53%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.70%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.76%) Google Analytics
4 8 (4.23%) AdWords
5 2 (1.06%) Office 365
6 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.53%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.82%) Internet
2 4 (2.12%) SMS
3 3 (1.59%) DHCP
3 3 (1.59%) DNS
4 2 (1.06%) AMQP
4 2 (1.06%) Extranet
5 1 (0.53%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.53%) DWDM
5 1 (0.53%) FTP
5 1 (0.53%) HSRP
5 1 (0.53%) HTTP
5 1 (0.53%) MPLS
5 1 (0.53%) OSPF
5 1 (0.53%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.53%) VLAN
5 1 (0.53%) VPN
5 1 (0.53%) WAN
5 1 (0.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.99%) Base SAS
2 17 (8.99%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 11 (5.82%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (5.29%) MySQL
5 9 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 9 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 8 (4.23%) QlikView
6 8 (4.23%) Redis
7 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.12%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.12%) Qlik Sense
9 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.06%) KDB
10 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 20 (10.58%) Jenkins
2 19 (10.05%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.05%) Maven
2 19 (10.05%) Subversion
3 16 (8.47%) Bitbucket
4 12 (6.35%) JIRA
5 10 (5.29%) Selenium
6 9 (4.76%) ProC
7 8 (4.23%) PHPUnit
8 7 (3.70%) SoapUI
8 7 (3.70%) TeamCity
9 6 (3.17%) Cucumber
9 6 (3.17%) JBehave
9 6 (3.17%) JMeter
9 6 (3.17%) WATIR
9 6 (3.17%) WebDriver
10 5 (2.65%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.65%) IntelliJ
11 4 (2.12%) JUnit
11 4 (2.12%) TestNG
General
1 158 (83.60%) Finance
2 25 (13.23%) Marketing
3 21 (11.11%) Retail
4 18 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 15 (7.94%) Financial Institution
6 14 (7.41%) International Banking
7 13 (6.88%) Retail Banking
8 9 (4.76%) Investment Banking
9 6 (3.17%) Front Office
10 4 (2.12%) Legal
10 4 (2.12%) Manufacturing
11 3 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (1.59%) Games
12 1 (0.53%) Back Office
12 1 (0.53%) Law
12 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (25.93%) Developer
2 43 (22.75%) Consultant
3 40 (21.16%) Analyst
4 24 (12.70%) Business Analyst
5 18 (9.52%) Architect
6 17 (8.99%) Business Consultant
6 17 (8.99%) SAS Consultant
7 16 (8.47%) Banking Analyst
8 14 (7.41%) Project Manager
9 13 (6.88%) Banking Business Analyst
9 13 (6.88%) BPM Consultant
10 12 (6.35%) QA Engineer
11 11 (5.82%) Data Architect
11 11 (5.82%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 11 (5.82%) Senior Architect
11 11 (5.82%) Senior Data Architect
11 11 (5.82%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 11 (5.82%) Software Developer
11 11 (5.82%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (5.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.81%) HTML
2 25 (13.23%) RESTful
3 24 (12.70%) CSS
4 21 (11.11%) XML
5 17 (8.99%) .NET
6 14 (7.41%) Web Services
7 13 (6.88%) JMS
8 11 (5.82%) jQuery
8 11 (5.82%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (5.29%) HTML5
10 9 (4.76%) CSS3
10 9 (4.76%) Laravel
10 9 (4.76%) Spring
11 8 (4.23%) beanstalkd
11 8 (4.23%) LAMP
12 6 (3.17%) Apache Flex
12 6 (3.17%) FIX Protocol
12 6 (3.17%) Gherkin
12 6 (3.17%) Kafka
12 6 (3.17%) MyFaces
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.17%) Analytical Skills
1 23 (12.17%) Fintech
2 16 (8.47%) Computer Science
2 16 (8.47%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.35%) User Experience
4 7 (3.70%) NHS
5 6 (3.17%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.12%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.59%) BBC
7 3 (1.59%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.59%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.59%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.06%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.06%) Derivative
8 2 (1.06%) Equities
8 2 (1.06%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.06%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.53%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.40%) Unix
2 30 (15.87%) Windows
3 27 (14.29%) Linux
4 4 (2.12%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.40%) Analytics
2 44 (23.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (14.81%) Infrastructure Management
5 23 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (11.64%) Test Automation
7 21 (11.11%) Process Management
8 20 (10.58%) Business Analysis
9 18 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 18 (9.52%) OO
10 17 (8.99%) Visual Analytics
11 15 (7.94%) SOA
12 14 (7.41%) Software Testing
13 13 (6.88%) BDD
13 13 (6.88%) Project Management
13 13 (6.88%) TOGAF
14 12 (6.35%) Collateral Management
14 12 (6.35%) E-Commerce
14 12 (6.35%) UML
15 11 (5.82%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 69 (36.51%) SQL
2 29 (15.34%) JavaScript
3 26 (13.76%) Java
4 15 (7.94%) PHP
5 14 (7.41%) C#
6 10 (5.29%) Python
7 9 (4.76%) PROC SQL
7 9 (4.76%) SAS Macro
8 8 (4.23%) PHP 5
9 7 (3.70%) Perl
9 7 (3.70%) XPath
10 5 (2.65%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.65%) VBA
11 4 (2.12%) C
11 4 (2.12%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.12%) R
11 4 (2.12%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.59%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.06%) C++
13 2 (1.06%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 17 (8.99%) Degree
2 12 (6.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.59%) ACCA
3 3 (1.59%) PMP
4 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.06%) ISEB
4 2 (1.06%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.53%) CCDP
5 1 (0.53%) CCNP
5 1 (0.53%) CISA
5 1 (0.53%) CISM
5 1 (0.53%) CISSP
5 1 (0.53%) HNC
5 1 (0.53%) HND
5 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (21.69%) QA
2 7 (3.70%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.06%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) GDPR
4 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (3.70%) Docker
2 3 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.53%) HDFS
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.53%) XenApp
4 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.59%) Nagios
2 2 (1.06%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.06%) Netcool
3 1 (0.53%) Ambari
3 1 (0.53%) Cacti
3 1 (0.53%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.53%) Kibana
3 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.53%) logstash
3 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 25 (13.23%) Google
3 16 (8.47%) Oracle
4 8 (4.23%) Tableau
5 4 (2.12%) Cisco
5 4 (2.12%) VMware
6 3 (1.59%) Informatica
6 3 (1.59%) Reuters
6 3 (1.59%) Sage
6 3 (1.59%) Sybase
7 2 (1.06%) Fortinet
7 2 (1.06%) HP
7 2 (1.06%) SAP
8 1 (0.53%) Adobe
8 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.53%) Dell
8 1 (0.53%) EMC
8 1 (0.53%) Kaspersky
8 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.53%) Splunk