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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 47 94 88
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -6
Permanent jobs citing Banking 352 171 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.74% 2.53% 3.04%
As % of the General category 11.39% 6.97% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 292 158 182
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,400 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
Banking
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
3091 2454 2643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.63% 36.25% 36.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2608 1985 2229
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Banking
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Banking Salary Trend in the North West

Banking
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Banking across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Banking Salary Histogram in the North West

Banking
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
Manchester +45 212 £50,000 +2.04% 38
Cheshire +12 94 £47,500 -2.06% 31
Merseyside +13 16 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Cumbria - 3 £20,000 -
Lancashire - 3 £67,500 - 4
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 431 (73.05%) Finance
2 132 (22.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 129 (21.86%) Retail
4 101 (17.12%) SQL
5 96 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (15.59%) Java
7 80 (13.56%) Project Management
8 78 (13.22%) Mainframe
9 75 (12.71%) SQL Server
10 74 (12.54%) DB2
11 73 (12.37%) ITIL
12 64 (10.85%) COBOL
13 60 (10.17%) CICS
13 60 (10.17%) Waterfall
14 57 (9.66%) J2EE
14 57 (9.66%) Oracle
14 57 (9.66%) Retail Banking
14 57 (9.66%) Risk Analysis
15 52 (8.81%) UML
16 51 (8.64%) Degree
17 50 (8.47%) Windows
18 49 (8.31%) PRINCE2
19 48 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
20 47 (7.97%) UNIX
21 43 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
21 43 (7.29%) C#
22 42 (7.12%) Teradata
23 38 (6.44%) HTML
24 35 (5.93%) Incident Management
25 34 (5.76%) Business Intelligence

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 60 (10.17%) CICS
2 24 (4.07%) SAS
3 17 (2.88%) WebSphere
4 15 (2.54%) IIS
5 5 (0.85%) Node.js
6 4 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.51%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.34%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.34%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.17%) JBoss
9 1 (0.17%) CMS
9 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (3.90%) MS Office
2 21 (3.56%) MS Excel
3 13 (2.20%) MS Project
4 9 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.17%) SPSS
7 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (1.02%) SAP CO
1 6 (1.02%) SAP FI
1 6 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.51%) Office 365
2 1 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.19%) Firewall
1 7 (1.19%) SAN
2 4 (0.68%) HTTP
2 4 (0.68%) LDAP
3 3 (0.51%) LAN
3 3 (0.51%) Internet
4 2 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.34%) VPN
5 1 (0.17%) SSL
5 1 (0.17%) FTP
5 1 (0.17%) ATM
5 1 (0.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (12.71%) SQL Server
2 74 (12.54%) DB2
3 48 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (4.41%) Hadoop
5 23 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (3.56%) Big Data
7 19 (3.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (2.20%) Oracle Database
9 12 (2.03%) Data Mining
10 11 (1.86%) DataStage
11 9 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.19%) MySQL
12 7 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.19%) Relational Database
12 7 (1.19%) MongoDB
13 6 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.02%) Pentaho
13 6 (1.02%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (2.54%) ClearCase
2 9 (1.53%) LoadRunner
3 5 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.51%) JIRA
6 2 (0.34%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.34%) Mockito
6 2 (0.34%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.34%) Subversion
6 2 (0.34%) Selenium
6 2 (0.34%) Introscope
6 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.34%) JUnit
7 1 (0.17%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.17%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.17%) Ant
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.17%) Axure RP
General
1 431 (73.05%) Finance
2 129 (21.86%) Retail
3 57 (9.66%) Retail Banking
4 33 (5.59%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.56%) Financial Institution
6 20 (3.39%) Back Office
7 18 (3.05%) Investment Banking
8 16 (2.71%) Front Office
9 13 (2.20%) Marketing
10 12 (2.03%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.19%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.85%) Legal
12 5 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.51%) Law
13 3 (0.51%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Games
15 1 (0.17%) Electronics
15 1 (0.17%) Advertising
15 1 (0.17%) International Banking
15 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (13.90%) Developer
2 80 (13.56%) Project Manager
3 78 (13.22%) Analyst
4 66 (11.19%) Architect
5 45 (7.63%) Designer
6 37 (6.27%) Consultant
7 31 (5.25%) Solutions Architect
8 30 (5.08%) Applications Architect
9 23 (3.90%) Senior Manager
10 21 (3.56%) Solutions Designer
10 21 (3.56%) Infrastructure Manager
10 21 (3.56%) Senior Project Manager
11 20 (3.39%) Business Analyst
12 19 (3.22%) Administrator
13 18 (3.05%) Technical Specialist
13 18 (3.05%) DBA
13 18 (3.05%) Test Manager
14 17 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
14 17 (2.88%) Service Manager
15 15 (2.54%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (9.66%) J2EE
2 38 (6.44%) HTML
3 30 (5.08%) CSS
3 30 (5.08%) XML
4 28 (4.75%) .NET
5 26 (4.41%) Middleware
6 22 (3.73%) Web Services
7 18 (3.05%) HTML5
8 16 (2.71%) XSLT
9 11 (1.86%) ASP.NET
9 11 (1.86%) CSS3
10 8 (1.36%) LINQ
10 8 (1.36%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (1.19%) SOAP
11 7 (1.19%) JSON
12 5 (0.85%) JDBC
12 5 (0.85%) WCF
12 5 (0.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 5 (0.85%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 78 (13.22%) Mainframe
2 43 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.05%) Online Banking
4 12 (2.03%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.03%) Client/Server
5 10 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
6 9 (1.53%) VSAM
6 9 (1.53%) User Experience
7 7 (1.19%) Data Integration
7 7 (1.19%) Credit Risk
7 7 (1.19%) Tandem
8 6 (1.02%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.02%) Cryptography
8 6 (1.02%) Blackberry
9 5 (0.85%) HACMP
10 4 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (0.68%) Visualisation
10 4 (0.68%) Economics
11 3 (0.51%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 50 (8.47%) Windows
2 47 (7.97%) UNIX
3 21 (3.56%) Linux
4 5 (0.85%) Android
4 5 (0.85%) Windows 7
4 5 (0.85%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.68%) AIX
5 4 (0.68%) HPUX
6 3 (0.51%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.51%) zOS
6 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.17%) Solaris
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (22.37%) Stakeholder Management
2 96 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (13.56%) Project Management
4 73 (12.37%) ITIL
5 60 (10.17%) Waterfall
6 57 (9.66%) Risk Analysis
7 52 (8.81%) UML
8 49 (8.31%) PRINCE2
9 35 (5.93%) Incident Management
10 34 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
11 29 (4.92%) ETL
11 29 (4.92%) Service Delivery
11 29 (4.92%) Analytics
12 24 (4.07%) Mentoring
12 24 (4.07%) Risk Management
13 22 (3.73%) Business Analysis
14 21 (3.56%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (3.39%) Information Security
15 20 (3.39%) Data Analysis
15 20 (3.39%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 101 (17.12%) SQL
2 92 (15.59%) Java
3 64 (10.85%) COBOL
4 43 (7.29%) C#
5 29 (4.92%) JavaScript
6 22 (3.73%) C++
7 21 (3.56%) C
8 18 (3.05%) T-SQL
9 16 (2.71%) VB
10 13 (2.20%) Perl
11 11 (1.86%) PHP
11 11 (1.86%) Python
12 9 (1.53%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.53%) JCL
13 8 (1.36%) VB6
14 7 (1.19%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.68%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.51%) ABAP
17 2 (0.34%) TypeScript
18 1 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (8.64%) Degree
2 21 (3.56%) CISSP
3 20 (3.39%) SC Cleared
3 20 (3.39%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.37%) CISA
5 13 (2.20%) ISEB
6 9 (1.53%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.36%) CISM
8 6 (1.02%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 6 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (0.51%) MCSA
9 3 (0.51%) MCDST
10 2 (0.34%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.34%) CCA
10 2 (0.34%) CCNP
10 2 (0.34%) CCNA
11 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.88%) QA
2 15 (2.54%) SLA
3 10 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.51%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.85%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (0.85%) PowerHA
4 2 (0.34%) Firmware
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.17%) Snort
5 1 (0.17%) XenApp
5 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (1.86%) Control-M
1 11 (1.86%) BladeLogic
2 10 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (1.02%) Data Guard
3 6 (1.02%) SCCM
4 2 (0.34%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.34%) Nagios
5 1 (0.17%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 57 (9.66%) Oracle
2 42 (7.12%) Teradata
3 22 (3.73%) IBM
4 21 (3.56%) Microsoft
5 13 (2.20%) HP
6 12 (2.03%) Sybase
7 10 (1.69%) Google
7 10 (1.69%) SAP
7 10 (1.69%) Informatica
8 8 (1.36%) Tableau
8 8 (1.36%) VMware
8 8 (1.36%) Siebel
8 8 (1.36%) Business Objects
9 7 (1.19%) RainStor
10 4 (0.68%) ArcSight
10 4 (0.68%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.68%) Misys
10 4 (0.68%) Citrix
10 4 (0.68%) Unisys
11 3 (0.51%) Cisco
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