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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 25 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Banking 3 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.94% 3.11% 5.41%
As % of the General category 5.08% 7.79% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 11
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
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
59 77 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 57.84% 39.90% 39.64%
Number of salaries quoted 49 61 44
Average salary £28,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £59,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Economics
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) Legal
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) VBA
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) MS Access
5 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) SAS
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) C
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) MS Project
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) JDBC
5 1 (9.09%) JSP
5 1 (9.09%) Servlets
5 1 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) XSLT
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Unix

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MS Access
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Services Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) Java EE
1 1 (9.09%) JDBC
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) JSP
1 1 (9.09%) Servlets
1 1 (9.09%) Spring
1 1 (9.09%) Spring MVC
1 1 (9.09%) Spring Security
1 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Economics
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Online Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Data Governance
4 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) VBA
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft