The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 23 20 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +32
Permanent jobs citing Banking 18 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 7.09% 8.70% 0.79%
As % of the General category 18.00% 20.62% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 1
Average salary £53,750 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.37% -23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
Banking
Cheshire

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

General Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
100 97 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 39.37% 42.17% 24.60%
Number of salaries quoted 67 70 46
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +39.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £32,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Banking
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Banking Salary Trend in Chester

Banking
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Banking across the Chester region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Banking Salary Histogram in Chester

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 31 (77.50%) Finance
2 14 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (32.50%) SAS
4 12 (30.00%) Project Management
5 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (25.00%) Degree
6 10 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (22.50%) MS Office
8 8 (20.00%) Data Mining
8 8 (20.00%) VB
8 8 (20.00%) Data Analysis
9 6 (15.00%) Resource Management
9 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
10 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
10 5 (12.50%) Information Management
10 5 (12.50%) Data Protection
10 5 (12.50%) Analytics
11 4 (10.00%) Business Analytics
11 4 (10.00%) Data Integration
11 4 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 4 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 4 (10.00%) Retail
11 4 (10.00%) Windows
11 4 (10.00%) Change Management
12 3 (7.50%) Information Security
12 3 (7.50%) SQL
12 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
12 3 (7.50%) CISSP
12 3 (7.50%) Retail Banking

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 13 (32.50%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.50%) SAN
1 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 4 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 4 (10.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.50%) QlikView
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
General
1 31 (77.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Legal
4 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Law
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (20.00%) Senior Data Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Insight Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Senior Insight Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Data Mining Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Operations Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) SAS Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.00%) Business Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.00%) Tandem
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Economics
4 1 (2.50%) iSeries
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (30.00%) Project Management
3 8 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 6 (15.00%) Resource Management
4 6 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 5 (12.50%) Information Management
5 5 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 5 (12.50%) Analytics
6 4 (10.00%) Business Analytics
6 4 (10.00%) Change Management
7 3 (7.50%) Information Security
7 3 (7.50%) Cyber Security
8 2 (5.00%) SIEM
8 2 (5.00%) ERP
9 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.50%) Validation
9 1 (2.50%) CRM
9 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) VB
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) Perl
3 1 (2.50%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) CISSP
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.00%) A+ Certification
3 2 (5.00%) CCNP
3 2 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (2.50%) MBA
4 1 (2.50%) ACCA
4 1 (2.50%) PMP
4 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.50%) CEH
4 1 (2.50%) EnCE
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) VMware
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
2 1 (2.50%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) IBM
2 1 (2.50%) CA
2 1 (2.50%) Tableau
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