The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 29 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Banking 7 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 5.56% 7.19% 5.26%
As % of the General category 25.00% 25.64% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 7
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,600 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +1.57%
Banking
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

General Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
28 39 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 22.22% 28.06% 64.47%
Number of salaries quoted 10 33 64
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Banking across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Banking
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Banking across the Belfast region.

Banking Salary Trend in Belfast

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Banking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Banking.

1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) Investment Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) WPF
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) OLTP
4 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) OLAP
4 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) UNIX

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Banking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
1 2 (18.18%) OLTP
1 2 (18.18%) OLAP
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Investment Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) WPF
2 2 (18.18%) WCF
2 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET
3 1 (9.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) High Availability
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Test Management
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (9.09%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) COBIT
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