The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 57 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 5 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.81% - 0.47%
As % of the General category 2.24% - 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £60,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
Investment 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
223 187 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.03% 30.16% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 199 151 171
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £26,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £60,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Investment Banking
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Investment Banking Salary Trend in Merseyside

Investment 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 Investment Banking within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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 - 5 £60,000 -
Investment Banking
North West

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 8 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (87.50%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
3 5 (62.50%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (25.00%) Nagios
4 2 (25.00%) LAMP
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) HPUX
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) VC++
5 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) MFC
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) Mason

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Investment 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 Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (62.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) LAMP
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) MFC
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) HPUX
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
1 5 (62.50%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) VC++
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) C++
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat