The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 44 65 25
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -40
Permanent jobs citing Banking 90 54 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.64% 3.39% 7.43%
As % of the General category 10.15% 8.27% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 72 48 114
Average salary £55,000 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.40% -3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,350 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £100,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Banking
North West

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

General Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
887 653 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.77% 41.04% 40.64%
Number of salaries quoted 688 503 734
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Banking
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Banking Salary Trend in Cheshire

Banking
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Banking across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Banking Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Banking
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +1 29 £45,000 +13.92% 7
Knutsford +4 20 £56,250 -10.00% 2
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 98 (71.53%) Finance
2 51 (37.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (26.28%) Java
4 29 (21.17%) Mainframe
5 27 (19.71%) J2EE
6 25 (18.25%) DB2
6 25 (18.25%) Waterfall
7 24 (17.52%) UML
8 23 (16.79%) COBOL
8 23 (16.79%) CICS
9 22 (16.06%) Risk Analysis
10 20 (14.60%) ITIL
11 18 (13.14%) UNIX
12 17 (12.41%) Windows
13 16 (11.68%) SQL
13 16 (11.68%) Oracle
13 16 (11.68%) Degree
13 16 (11.68%) Retail
14 15 (10.95%) Project Management
15 14 (10.22%) Retail Banking
16 13 (9.49%) SAS
16 13 (9.49%) Linux
17 11 (8.03%) Change Management
18 10 (7.30%) Incident Management
18 10 (7.30%) MS Office
19 9 (6.57%) AIX
19 9 (6.57%) Risk Management
19 9 (6.57%) Service Delivery
20 8 (5.84%) Data Analysis
20 8 (5.84%) Corporate Banking

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 23 (16.79%) CICS
2 13 (9.49%) SAS
3 7 (5.11%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.46%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.73%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) MS Office
2 3 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.38%) SAN
2 2 (1.46%) Internet
2 2 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.46%) HTTP
2 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.46%) VPN
3 1 (0.73%) DNS
3 1 (0.73%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.73%) Network Security
3 1 (0.73%) Firewall
3 1 (0.73%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.25%) DB2
2 8 (5.84%) Data Mining
3 7 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.65%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.46%) Informix
8 1 (0.73%) QlikView
8 1 (0.73%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) JIRA
1 3 (2.19%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.46%) JUnit
2 2 (1.46%) Introscope
2 2 (1.46%) Selenium
2 2 (1.46%) Mockito
2 2 (1.46%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.73%) Subversion
General
1 98 (71.53%) Finance
2 16 (11.68%) Retail
3 14 (10.22%) Retail Banking
4 8 (5.84%) Corporate Banking
5 7 (5.11%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.46%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.73%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.73%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Law
7 1 (0.73%) Marketing
7 1 (0.73%) French Language
7 1 (0.73%) German Language
7 1 (0.73%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.73%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.73%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (21.90%) Architect
2 26 (18.98%) Analyst
3 20 (14.60%) Designer
4 15 (10.95%) Applications Architect
5 13 (9.49%) Project Manager
6 12 (8.76%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (8.03%) Applications Support
7 11 (8.03%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (7.30%) Solutions Designer
9 9 (6.57%) Service Manager
9 9 (6.57%) Risk Manager
10 8 (5.84%) Senior Data Analyst
10 8 (5.84%) Data Analyst
10 8 (5.84%) Data Mining Analyst
10 8 (5.84%) Insight Analyst
10 8 (5.84%) Senior Insight Analyst
11 7 (5.11%) Support Analyst
12 6 (4.38%) Operations Manager
12 6 (4.38%) Developer
12 6 (4.38%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.71%) J2EE
2 4 (2.92%) Web Services
2 4 (2.92%) XML
2 4 (2.92%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (2.92%) JSON
3 2 (1.46%) REST
3 2 (1.46%) PowerMock
3 2 (1.46%) JAX-RS
3 2 (1.46%) Spring
3 2 (1.46%) CSS
3 2 (1.46%) JDBC
3 2 (1.46%) SOAP
3 2 (1.46%) OAuth
3 2 (1.46%) RESTful
3 2 (1.46%) XSL
3 2 (1.46%) WSDL
3 2 (1.46%) JAX-RPC
3 2 (1.46%) SAML
3 2 (1.46%) HTML
4 1 (0.73%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.17%) Mainframe
2 5 (3.65%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.65%) Online Banking
3 3 (2.19%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.46%) Open Source
4 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.46%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.46%) Biometrics
4 2 (1.46%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.46%) Tandem
4 2 (1.46%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.73%) Economics
5 1 (0.73%) Replication
5 1 (0.73%) Clustering
5 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.73%) Kindle
5 1 (0.73%) Wiki
5 1 (0.73%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.73%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.14%) UNIX
2 17 (12.41%) Windows
3 13 (9.49%) Linux
4 9 (6.57%) AIX
5 3 (2.19%) Android
5 3 (2.19%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (37.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (18.25%) Waterfall
3 24 (17.52%) UML
4 22 (16.06%) Risk Analysis
5 20 (14.60%) ITIL
6 15 (10.95%) Project Management
7 11 (8.03%) Change Management
8 10 (7.30%) Incident Management
9 9 (6.57%) Risk Management
9 9 (6.57%) Service Delivery
10 8 (5.84%) Data Analysis
11 7 (5.11%) Resource Management
12 6 (4.38%) Service Management
13 5 (3.65%) Configuration Management
13 5 (3.65%) Information Security
13 5 (3.65%) Cyber Security
13 5 (3.65%) Data Protection
14 4 (2.92%) Risk Assessment
14 4 (2.92%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (2.92%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (26.28%) Java
2 23 (16.79%) COBOL
3 16 (11.68%) SQL
4 8 (5.84%) VB
5 4 (2.92%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.19%) C
7 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.73%) Perl
8 1 (0.73%) C#
8 1 (0.73%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (11.68%) Degree
2 8 (5.84%) CISSP
3 4 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.92%) CISA
3 4 (2.92%) CISM
4 3 (2.19%) ISEB
4 3 (2.19%) CBAP
5 2 (1.46%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.46%) CCNP
5 2 (1.46%) CCNA
6 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.73%) PMP
6 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.73%) ACCA
6 1 (0.73%) EnCE
6 1 (0.73%) MBA
6 1 (0.73%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (4.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.38%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.73%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (11.68%) Oracle
2 5 (3.65%) EMC
3 4 (2.92%) IBM
3 4 (2.92%) Misys
4 3 (2.19%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.46%) Compuware
5 2 (1.46%) HP
5 2 (1.46%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.46%) Perforce
5 2 (1.46%) VMware
5 2 (1.46%) Teradata
5 2 (1.46%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.73%) Tableau
6 1 (0.73%) Brocade
6 1 (0.73%) CA
6 1 (0.73%) Apple
6 1 (0.73%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.73%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.73%) SAP
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + dental, medical, pension 8%, gym
Posted: 10 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America
Posted: 13 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + dental, medical, pension 8%, gym
Posted: 19 days ago
Chester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + dental, medical, pension 8%, gym
Posted: 22 days ago