There is currently - understandably - a considerable amount of interest in how banks are conducted, and in how senior members of staff are rewarded. When times are hard there's nothing worse than thinking that some people are getting an unnecessarily large slice of the cake, or an undeserved slice, in view of their personal performance. It's right and proper that where public money is involved there should be total accountability and transparency.
Banks are by and large businesses however, and like any other business they have to compete for customers. In the end we all make decisions based on what we want in return for letting a bank hold (and use) our funds.
The banking fuss will eventually die down, although the legacy of mistrust will smoulder on. Like any other company, if a bank wants to attract good staff it will have to compete for them, and there will never be a time when everyone is happy about the level of salaries paid to senior staff. We need a thriving banking sector if we are to have a vibrant economy - the two go hand in glove.