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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 39 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Permanent jobs citing Banking 11 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.90% 10.82% 8.76%
As % of the General category 10.78% 18.24% 21.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 20
Average salary £80,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,950 £34,000 £36,950
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £68,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
102 159 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 36.17% 59.33% 40.24%
Number of salaries quoted 56 86 76
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £27,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £88,000 £67,500
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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Banking across the Chester region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Banking Salary Histogram in Chester

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) CISSP
2 5 (38.46%) Information Security
3 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) CISA
3 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
5 1 (7.69%) Product Management
5 1 (7.69%) Cash Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
5 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (7.69%) Windows
5 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.69%) EDI
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Advisor
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Advisor
2 1 (7.69%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Vendor Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) EFT
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Economics
1 1 (7.69%) Statistics
1 1 (7.69%) Online Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Product Management
4 1 (7.69%) Cash Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
4 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Econometrics
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) C++
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CISSP
2 4 (30.77%) CISA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft