The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 14 46 72
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +26
Permanent jobs citing Banking 47 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.35% 2.79% 0.76%
As % of the General category 28.66% 6.86% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 5
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £44,400
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £76,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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 Merseyside region.

General Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
164 204 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 39.61% 40.64% 29.05%
Number of salaries quoted 116 157 160
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £71,500 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Banking
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Banking Salary Trend in Merseyside

Banking
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Banking across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Banking Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Banking
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
Liverpool +30 47 £60,000 -
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (89.91%) Finance
2 60 (55.05%) Microsoft
3 59 (54.13%) ITIL
4 47 (43.12%) Windows
5 44 (40.37%) Change Management
6 42 (38.53%) Wealth Management
7 38 (34.86%) Analytical Skills
8 36 (33.03%) Windows Server
9 35 (32.11%) Citrix
10 33 (30.28%) SQL Server
11 31 (28.44%) Degree
12 30 (27.52%) User Acceptance Testing
12 30 (27.52%) SQL
12 30 (27.52%) Project Management
13 29 (26.61%) SLA
14 28 (25.69%) MS Office
14 28 (25.69%) ITIL V3
15 23 (21.10%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (20.18%) SWIFT
16 22 (20.18%) SQL Server 2008
16 22 (20.18%) Time Management
16 22 (20.18%) Credit Risk
16 22 (20.18%) Data Centre
16 22 (20.18%) Infrastructure Management
16 22 (20.18%) Data Analysis
16 22 (20.18%) Service Management
16 22 (20.18%) Disaster Recovery
16 22 (20.18%) Microsoft App-V
16 22 (20.18%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (20.18%) Reuters

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 19 (17.43%) IIS
2 16 (14.68%) Confluence
3 7 (6.42%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (6.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.42%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.42%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.50%) CMS
5 3 (2.75%) Apache
6 1 (0.92%) JBoss
6 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (25.69%) MS Office
2 7 (6.42%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (7.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.60%) IaaS
1 17 (15.60%) PaaS
2 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.60%) SAN
2 8 (7.34%) VPN
3 2 (1.83%) ATM
3 2 (1.83%) Internet
4 1 (0.92%) DHCP
4 1 (0.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (30.28%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (14.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (16.51%) JIRA
2 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 98 (89.91%) Finance
2 17 (15.60%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.92%) Marketing
3 1 (0.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (41.28%) Analyst
2 25 (22.94%) Applications Support
3 24 (22.02%) Applications Support Analyst
3 24 (22.02%) Support Analyst
4 23 (21.10%) Banking Analyst
5 14 (12.84%) Business Manager
6 13 (11.93%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 13 (11.93%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (11.93%) Senior Support Analyst
6 13 (11.93%) Team Leader
7 11 (10.09%) Service Analyst
7 11 (10.09%) Service Desk Support
7 11 (10.09%) Tester
8 9 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (8.26%) Penetration Tester
8 9 (8.26%) Windows Engineer
8 9 (8.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (7.34%) Applications Manager
9 8 (7.34%) Citrix Team Leader
9 8 (7.34%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.75%) Web Services
2 2 (1.83%) .NET
2 2 (1.83%) SAP CAF
3 1 (0.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (34.86%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (20.18%) Credit Risk
2 22 (20.18%) Data Centre
2 22 (20.18%) SWIFT
3 17 (15.60%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (14.68%) Mathematics
4 16 (14.68%) Wiki
5 11 (10.09%) Blackberry
5 11 (10.09%) iPad
5 11 (10.09%) Management Information System
6 9 (8.26%) Client/Server
6 9 (8.26%) Security Operations Centre
7 8 (7.34%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (6.42%) iPhone
9 6 (5.50%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (43.12%) Windows
2 36 (33.03%) Windows Server
3 23 (21.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (11.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (10.09%) Windows 7
6 7 (6.42%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.92%) Linux
7 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (54.13%) ITIL
2 44 (40.37%) Change Management
3 42 (38.53%) Wealth Management
4 30 (27.52%) Project Management
4 30 (27.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 28 (25.69%) ITIL V3
6 22 (20.18%) Data Analysis
6 22 (20.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 22 (20.18%) Infrastructure Management
6 22 (20.18%) Service Management
6 22 (20.18%) Time Management
7 18 (16.51%) Service Delivery
8 16 (14.68%) Converged Infrastructure
9 15 (13.76%) ITSM
10 13 (11.93%) Risk Management
10 13 (11.93%) Supplier Management
11 12 (11.01%) Project Governance
12 11 (10.09%) Information Security
12 11 (10.09%) SIEM
12 11 (10.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.52%) SQL
2 18 (16.51%) C
3 17 (15.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (28.44%) Degree
2 22 (20.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (16.51%) ISTQB
3 18 (16.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (15.60%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (6.42%) MCDST
6 2 (1.83%) CISM
6 2 (1.83%) CISSP
6 2 (1.83%) ISEB
7 1 (0.92%) CASP
7 1 (0.92%) CCNA
7 1 (0.92%) CISA
7 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.92%) CRISC
7 1 (0.92%) EMC Certification
7 1 (0.92%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.92%) ISSEP
7 1 (0.92%) ISSMP
7 1 (0.92%) MCSE
7 1 (0.92%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (26.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 22 (20.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 17 (15.60%) XenApp
3 14 (12.84%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (14.68%) EdgeSight
1 16 (14.68%) Nagios
1 16 (14.68%) SCOM
1 16 (14.68%) SCOrch
2 13 (11.93%) SCCM
3 7 (6.42%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.92%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 60 (55.05%) Microsoft
2 35 (32.11%) Citrix
3 22 (20.18%) Bloomberg
3 22 (20.18%) Reuters
4 20 (18.35%) HP
5 13 (11.93%) Remedy
6 8 (7.34%) OpenText
7 7 (6.42%) Intel Security
7 7 (6.42%) Symantec
8 6 (5.50%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (2.75%) SAP
9 3 (2.75%) SimCorp
10 2 (1.83%) Ariba
10 2 (1.83%) IBM
11 1 (0.92%) Cisco
11 1 (0.92%) EMC
11 1 (0.92%) Informatica
11 1 (0.92%) Oracle
11 1 (0.92%) Software AG
11 1 (0.92%) VMware