The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail Banking over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retail Banking
England / West Midlands
Rank 208 236 195
Rank change year-on-year +28 -41  
Permanent jobs citing Retail Banking 7 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.16% 0.41%
As % of the General category 0.41% 0.43% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 21
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £61,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £44,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.55% -11.00%  

Retail 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 1705 2300 1769
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 36.11% 37.37% 34.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1331 1783 1445
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

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Retail Banking in the West Midlands

Retail Banking
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail Banking in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Retail Banking in the West Midlands

Retail Banking
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail Banking in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Retail Banking in the West Midlands

Retail 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 Retail Banking within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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 +16 6 £57,500 +4.54%
Solihull - 1 £45,000 -
Retail Banking
England

Retail Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Retail 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 Retail Banking.

1 15 (100.00%) Banking
1 15 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) JBoss
4 5 (33.33%) Unix
4 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 5 (33.33%) Workflow
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) DB2
5 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (26.67%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) SOA
5 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) RAD
5 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
5 4 (26.67%) SSL
5 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
5 4 (26.67%) Java EE
5 4 (26.67%) Time Management
5 4 (26.67%) High Availability
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (26.67%) Relational Database

Retail 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 6 (40.00%) JBoss
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SSL
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) DMZ
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) Intranet
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) VLAN
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) DB2
1 4 (26.67%) RDBMS
1 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
General
1 15 (100.00%) Banking
1 15 (100.00%) Retail
2 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Consultant
2 7 (46.67%) Business Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Business Consultant
4 4 (26.67%) Java Consultant
4 4 (26.67%) SOA Consultant
4 4 (26.67%) SOA Technical Consultant
4 4 (26.67%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Software Consultant
6 2 (13.33%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Business Process Consultant
6 2 (13.33%) Credit Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Process Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) UX Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Service Management Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
1 4 (26.67%) Java EE
1 4 (26.67%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) Drools
2 2 (13.33%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.67%) Derivative
3 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Unix
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Workflow
2 4 (26.67%) High Availability
2 4 (26.67%) RAD
2 4 (26.67%) SOA
2 4 (26.67%) Time Management
3 3 (20.00%) KYC
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Wealth Management
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
4 2 (13.33%) Process Management
4 2 (13.33%) Prototyping
5 1 (6.67%) Client Onboarding
5 1 (6.67%) Internal Audit
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCSA
1 1 (6.67%) CCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
1 1 (6.67%) CISA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) CISM
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (6.67%) EMIR
1 1 (6.67%) MiFID
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Pega
3 2 (13.33%) ILOG
4 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Wallstreet Suite