Period
to 27 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 109 122 100
Rank change year-on-year +13 -22 +49
Permanent jobs citing Banking 879 157 244
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 3.13% 2.38% 3.19%
As % of the General category 5.79% 5.59% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 635 142 186
10th Percentile £37,669 £51,250 £36,686
25th Percentile £54,250 £57,500 £50,986
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,750
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.32% +4.23%
75th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £89,063
90th Percentile £104,500 £102,500 £102,500
UK median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -3.23% +14.81% +3.85%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 15,169 2,808 3,903
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 53.96% 42.60% 51.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10,776 2,492 3,303
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,029 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.49% +4.82% +5.00%

Banking
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Banking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Banking trend for jobs with a WFH option

Banking
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Banking.

Banking salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Banking
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Banking over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Banking salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, Banking job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Banking.

1 600 (68.26%) Finance
2 336 (38.23%) Agile Software Development
3 282 (32.08%) Social Skills
4 207 (23.55%) Java
5 190 (21.62%) AWS
6 176 (20.02%) DevOps
7 173 (19.68%) SQL
8 159 (18.09%) Azure
9 152 (17.29%) Python
10 133 (15.13%) Retail
11 122 (13.88%) Scrum
12 116 (13.20%) Microservices
13 113 (12.86%) Kubernetes
14 108 (12.29%) Fintech
15 107 (12.17%) Coaching
16 105 (11.95%) Software Engineering
17 101 (11.49%) React
18 99 (11.26%) Test Automation
19 95 (10.81%) GCP
19 95 (10.81%) C#
20 89 (10.13%) Investment Banking
20 89 (10.13%) JIRA
21 84 (9.56%) Problem-Solving
22 82 (9.33%) Docker
22 82 (9.33%) TDD
22 82 (9.33%) SQL Server
23 79 (8.99%) Windows
24 78 (8.87%) Full Stack Development
25 76 (8.65%) Mentoring
26 75 (8.53%) Continuous Integration

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 27 (3.07%) Confluence
2 18 (2.05%) SAS
3 13 (1.48%) SharePoint
4 12 (1.37%) Apache Spark
5 8 (0.91%) WebSphere
6 5 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (0.57%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.46%) CICS
7 4 (0.46%) NServiceBus
8 3 (0.34%) CMS
9 2 (0.23%) Apache
9 2 (0.23%) Headless CMS
9 2 (0.23%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.11%) Apache Airflow
10 1 (0.11%) Ethereum
10 1 (0.11%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 23 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (1.82%) InVision
2 16 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.82%) Sketch
3 15 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.80%) Marvel
5 6 (0.68%) UserZoom
6 5 (0.57%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.57%) SPSS
7 3 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.34%) Figma
7 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.57%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.46%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.46%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.34%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.23%) Findur
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.23%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.23%) Temenos Globus
5 1 (0.11%) Finacle
5 1 (0.11%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.11%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 190 (21.62%) AWS
2 159 (18.09%) Azure
3 95 (10.81%) GCP
4 60 (6.83%) SaaS
5 55 (6.26%) Serverless
6 44 (5.01%) GitHub
7 20 (2.28%) PaaS
8 18 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (1.82%) Microsoft 365
10 15 (1.71%) IaaS
10 15 (1.71%) Power Platform
11 14 (1.59%) DigitalOcean
12 13 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (1.37%) Amazon S3
14 10 (1.14%) Amazon Kinesis
14 10 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
15 9 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
15 9 (1.02%) Amazon EKS
15 9 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
15 9 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.71%) Firewall
2 9 (1.02%) HTTP
3 7 (0.80%) LAN
3 7 (0.80%) Network Security
3 7 (0.80%) WAN
4 5 (0.57%) FTP
4 5 (0.57%) Internet
4 5 (0.57%) IPv4
5 3 (0.34%) DNS
5 3 (0.34%) Wireless
6 2 (0.23%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.23%) VPN
7 1 (0.11%) NAS
7 1 (0.11%) SWIFTNet
7 1 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 68 (7.74%) PostgreSQL
3 57 (6.48%) Big Data
4 23 (2.62%) NoSQL
5 20 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (2.28%) MySQL
5 20 (2.28%) Relational Database
6 19 (2.16%) Amazon Aurora
7 16 (1.82%) KDB
8 15 (1.71%) Blockchain
8 15 (1.71%) Power BI
8 15 (1.71%) Redis
9 14 (1.59%) Metadata
10 12 (1.37%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.37%) MongoDB
11 10 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
12 9 (1.02%) Data Lake
12 9 (1.02%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 89 (10.13%) JIRA
2 65 (7.39%) Git (software)
3 58 (6.60%) Jenkins
4 30 (3.41%) Cypress.io
5 28 (3.19%) Bitbucket
6 23 (2.62%) Babel
6 23 (2.62%) Maven
7 17 (1.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (1.82%) GitLab
9 15 (1.71%) Selenium
10 12 (1.37%) Gradle
11 11 (1.25%) Cucumber
12 10 (1.14%) Axure RP
13 7 (0.80%) Jasmine
14 6 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (0.68%) Visual Studio Code
15 5 (0.57%) Ant
15 5 (0.57%) Vagrant
15 5 (0.57%) Visual Studio
16 4 (0.46%) webpack
General
1 600 (68.26%) Finance
2 282 (32.08%) Social Skills
3 133 (15.13%) Retail
4 89 (10.13%) Investment Banking
5 72 (8.19%) Legal
6 60 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
7 58 (6.60%) Games
8 56 (6.37%) Public Sector
9 47 (5.35%) Marketing
10 38 (4.32%) Front Office
11 37 (4.21%) Automotive
12 31 (3.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 30 (3.41%) Organisational Skills
14 27 (3.07%) Telecoms
15 25 (2.84%) Financial Institution
16 24 (2.73%) Influencing Skills
17 23 (2.62%) Billing
18 19 (2.16%) Presentation Skills
19 18 (2.05%) Back Office
20 15 (1.71%) Law
Job Titles
1 213 (24.23%) Developer
2 120 (13.65%) Analyst
3 77 (8.76%) Architect
4 74 (8.42%) Senior Developer
5 68 (7.74%) Java Developer
6 67 (7.62%) Business Analyst
7 56 (6.37%) Solutions Architect
8 52 (5.92%) Software Engineer
9 40 (4.55%) AWS Architect
9 40 (4.55%) C# Developer
10 38 (4.32%) AWS Solutions Architect
11 36 (4.10%) DevOps Engineer
12 35 (3.98%) Senior Java Developer
13 33 (3.75%) Consultant
14 29 (3.30%) Financial Analyst
15 27 (3.07%) Finance Business Analyst
16 26 (2.96%) Data Engineer
17 25 (2.84%) Senior Manager
18 22 (2.50%) Project Manager
18 22 (2.50%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (11.49%) React
2 63 (7.17%) .NET
3 61 (6.94%) Web Services
4 59 (6.71%) Node.js
5 57 (6.48%) AngularJS
6 56 (6.37%) Kafka
7 53 (6.03%) REST
8 40 (4.55%) React Native
9 37 (4.21%) CSS
10 32 (3.64%) HTML
11 30 (3.41%) Jest
12 28 (3.19%) Middleware
12 28 (3.19%) RabbitMQ
12 28 (3.19%) Spring
13 26 (2.96%) XML
14 25 (2.84%) GraphQL
15 21 (2.39%) Samza
16 20 (2.28%) HTML5
16 20 (2.28%) Spring Boot
17 19 (2.16%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.28%) Public Cloud
2 56 (6.37%) User Experience
3 44 (5.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 38 (4.32%) Fixed Income
5 36 (4.10%) Mobile App
6 32 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
7 29 (3.30%) Credit Risk
8 26 (2.96%) Management Information System
9 22 (2.50%) Derivative
10 21 (2.39%) Cloud Native
10 21 (2.39%) Equities
11 17 (1.93%) Greenfield Project
12 16 (1.82%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.59%) Virtual Team
14 13 (1.48%) Data Structures
15 12 (1.37%) iPad
16 11 (1.25%) Private Cloud
17 10 (1.14%) Data Centre
17 10 (1.14%) Hedge funds
17 10 (1.14%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 79 (8.99%) Windows
2 63 (7.17%) Linux
3 40 (4.55%) Unix
4 16 (1.82%) Android
5 15 (1.71%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.59%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.91%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.57%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.46%) AIX
9 4 (0.46%) zOS
10 3 (0.34%) CentOS
10 3 (0.34%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.23%) Solaris
11 2 (0.23%) SUSE
11 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (38.23%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (20.02%) DevOps
3 122 (13.88%) Scrum
4 116 (13.20%) Microservices
5 108 (12.29%) Fintech
6 107 (12.17%) Coaching
7 105 (11.95%) Software Engineering
8 99 (11.26%) Test Automation
9 84 (9.56%) Problem-Solving
10 82 (9.33%) TDD
11 78 (8.87%) Full Stack Development
12 76 (8.65%) Mentoring
13 75 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
14 73 (8.30%) Stakeholder Management
15 67 (7.62%) SDLC
16 58 (6.60%) Analytics
16 58 (6.60%) Kanban
17 55 (6.26%) BDD
18 54 (6.14%) Project Management
19 50 (5.69%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 207 (23.55%) Java
2 173 (19.68%) SQL
3 152 (17.29%) Python
4 95 (10.81%) C#
5 74 (8.42%) JavaScript
6 56 (6.37%) TypeScript
7 51 (5.80%) C++
8 44 (5.01%) Kotlin
9 30 (3.41%) C
10 18 (2.05%) Java 8
10 18 (2.05%) Perl
11 16 (1.82%) Scala
12 14 (1.59%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.37%) R
14 11 (1.25%) Bash Shell
14 11 (1.25%) T-SQL
15 10 (1.14%) Go
15 10 (1.14%) PHP
15 10 (1.14%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (6.37%) Degree
2 46 (5.23%) AWS Certification
3 13 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.48%) DBS Check
4 10 (1.14%) CISSP
5 9 (1.02%) OSCP
6 7 (0.80%) CISM
6 7 (0.80%) CREST Certified
7 6 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.57%) CEH
8 5 (0.57%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.57%) Security Cleared
9 3 (0.34%) CFA
9 3 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.34%) GCFE
9 3 (0.34%) GIAC
9 3 (0.34%) GISP
9 3 (0.34%) GSEC
9 3 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.14%) QA
2 31 (3.53%) GDPR
3 14 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.25%) PMO
5 10 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.91%) GRC
7 7 (0.80%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.80%) P3O
8 6 (0.68%) COBIT
8 6 (0.68%) SLA
8 6 (0.68%) WCAG
9 4 (0.46%) Accessibility
9 4 (0.46%) MiFID
9 4 (0.46%) SEPA
10 3 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
10 3 (0.34%) NIST
10 3 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.23%) COREP
11 2 (0.23%) EMIR
11 2 (0.23%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 82 (9.33%) Docker
2 45 (5.12%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.34%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.11%) vSphere
4 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 113 (12.86%) Kubernetes
2 56 (6.37%) Ansible
2 56 (6.37%) Terraform
3 12 (1.37%) Puppet
4 11 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (1.14%) SCCM
6 8 (0.91%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (0.46%) Control-M
8 3 (0.34%) Istio
8 3 (0.34%) Oozie
8 3 (0.34%) QRadar
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 64 (7.28%) Microsoft
2 40 (4.55%) Google
3 34 (3.87%) Oracle
4 23 (2.62%) IBM
5 18 (2.05%) Atlassian
6 17 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (1.82%) SAP
8 12 (1.37%) Pega
9 10 (1.14%) Splunk
10 9 (1.02%) ServiceNow
11 8 (0.91%) Yahoo!
12 7 (0.80%) ArcSight
12 7 (0.80%) Cisco
13 6 (0.68%) Adobe
13 6 (0.68%) Bloomberg
13 6 (0.68%) Citrix
13 6 (0.68%) VMware
14 5 (0.57%) Apple
14 5 (0.57%) FNZ
14 5 (0.57%) Symantec