The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 55 56 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Banking 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.42% 0.47% 0.22%
As % of the General category 1.17% 1.64% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £47,750 £37,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.33% +56.25%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -
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 Lancashire region.

General Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
171 122 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 35.63% 28.57% 40.82%
Number of salaries quoted 152 95 170
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,100 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Banking
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Banking Salary Trend in Lancashire

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) CISM
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 2 (33.33%) CCA
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL
3 1 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CICS
3 1 (16.67%) Easytrieve
3 1 (16.67%) JCL
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) VSAM
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (16.67%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) Easytrieve
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) IT Security Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) COBOL
1 1 (16.67%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCA
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
1 2 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM