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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 32 46 63
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +17
Permanent jobs citing Banking 25 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.49% 3.16% 1.48%
As % of the General category 15.63% 8.56% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 9
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £41,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
160 222 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 35.16% 36.94% 30.98%
Number of salaries quoted 131 198 154
Average salary £47,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £55,400
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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +22 24 £65,000 +30.00% 1
Wirral - 1 £25,000 -
Banking
North West

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 24 (70.59%) Finance
2 15 (44.12%) Change Management
2 15 (44.12%) SLA
3 12 (35.29%) Investment Management
3 12 (35.29%) Mentoring
4 11 (32.35%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 11 (32.35%) CRM
4 11 (32.35%) Back Office
5 10 (29.41%) Service Delivery
5 10 (29.41%) Investment Banking
6 9 (26.47%) Coaching
6 9 (26.47%) SAP
7 7 (20.59%) Retail
8 6 (17.65%) Retail Banking
8 6 (17.65%) Degree
8 6 (17.65%) Wealth Management
9 5 (14.71%) Transition Management
9 5 (14.71%) ITIL
9 5 (14.71%) UNIX
9 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
9 5 (14.71%) Process Management
10 4 (11.76%) Linux
10 4 (11.76%) ISEB
10 4 (11.76%) Remedy
10 4 (11.76%) SOAP
10 4 (11.76%) Web Services
10 4 (11.76%) XML
10 4 (11.76%) HTML
10 4 (11.76%) Java
10 4 (11.76%) SQL

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) WordPress
2 1 (2.94%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) DB2
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) HP UFT
1 3 (8.82%) SilkTest
1 3 (8.82%) Selenium
1 3 (8.82%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (2.94%) JMeter
2 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
General
1 24 (70.59%) Finance
2 11 (32.35%) Back Office
3 10 (29.41%) Investment Banking
4 7 (20.59%) Retail
5 6 (17.65%) Retail Banking
6 3 (8.82%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (5.88%) Law
8 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
8 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Service Manager
1 9 (26.47%) Business Manager
1 9 (26.47%) Applications Manager
2 5 (14.71%) Team Leader
2 5 (14.71%) Support Manager
2 5 (14.71%) Support Team Leader
2 5 (14.71%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (14.71%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Applications Support
2 5 (14.71%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Service Support Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Application Support Team Leader
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Manager
4 2 (5.88%) IT Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.88%) IT Services Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Business Systems Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) HTML
1 4 (11.76%) SOAP
1 4 (11.76%) Web Services
1 4 (11.76%) XML
2 3 (8.82%) XBRL
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) J2EE
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) CakePHP
3 1 (2.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.76%) Credit Risk
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.94%) FMCG
4 1 (2.94%) AS400
4 1 (2.94%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) UNIX
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Change Management
2 12 (35.29%) Investment Management
2 12 (35.29%) Mentoring
3 11 (32.35%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 11 (32.35%) CRM
4 10 (29.41%) Service Delivery
5 9 (26.47%) Coaching
6 6 (17.65%) Wealth Management
7 5 (14.71%) Transition Management
7 5 (14.71%) Process Management
7 5 (14.71%) ITIL
8 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.82%) SOA
9 3 (8.82%) Project Management
9 3 (8.82%) Data Privacy
9 3 (8.82%) Line Management
9 3 (8.82%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) Java
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.94%) PHP5
3 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) ISEB
2 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (44.12%) SLA
2 3 (8.82%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) FATCA
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) SAP
2 4 (11.76%) Remedy
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft