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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 55 94 83
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -11
Permanent jobs citing Banking 310 174 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.20% 2.60% 3.24%
As % of the General category 10.11% 6.89% 8.87%
Number of salaries quoted 260 163 193
Average salary £52,500 £48,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.24% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £100,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
3065 2527 2662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.51% 37.81% 36.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2510 2050 2231
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,950 £67,500
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +39 174 £52,500 +9.37% 30
Cheshire +16 94 £55,000 +2.80% 17
Merseyside +9 16 £50,000 +50.37% 1
Cumbria - 3 £20,000 -
Lancashire - 3 £67,500 -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 388 (72.66%) Finance
2 118 (22.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 107 (20.04%) Retail
4 99 (18.54%) SQL
5 89 (16.67%) Project Management
6 88 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (14.23%) Java
8 68 (12.73%) Mainframe
9 65 (12.17%) SQL Server
9 65 (12.17%) ITIL
10 64 (11.99%) DB2
11 54 (10.11%) Oracle
12 53 (9.93%) Waterfall
13 52 (9.74%) COBOL
13 52 (9.74%) Retail Banking
14 50 (9.36%) J2EE
15 48 (8.99%) CICS
15 48 (8.99%) Risk Analysis
16 47 (8.80%) UNIX
17 46 (8.61%) Windows
17 46 (8.61%) Degree
18 45 (8.43%) UML
19 42 (7.87%) C#
19 42 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
20 41 (7.68%) PRINCE2
21 38 (7.12%) Data Warehouse
22 34 (6.37%) Teradata
23 33 (6.18%) Incident Management
24 32 (5.99%) Service Delivery
25 30 (5.62%) HTML

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 48 (8.99%) CICS
2 17 (3.18%) SAS
3 15 (2.81%) WebSphere
4 14 (2.62%) IIS
5 4 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.56%) Node.js
7 2 (0.37%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.37%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (0.37%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.19%) CMS
8 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
Applications
1 25 (4.68%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.31%) MS Office
3 13 (2.43%) MS Project
4 12 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) SPSS
7 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (1.12%) SAP FI
1 6 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (1.12%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) Office 365
1 1 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.87%) SAN
2 5 (0.94%) Firewall
3 3 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (0.56%) Internet
4 2 (0.37%) VPN
4 2 (0.37%) LAN
4 2 (0.37%) HTTP
4 2 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.19%) LDAP
5 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.19%) FTP
5 1 (0.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (12.17%) SQL Server
2 64 (11.99%) DB2
3 38 (7.12%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (3.75%) Hadoop
5 19 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (3.18%) Oracle Database
7 15 (2.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (2.06%) Data Mining
9 11 (2.06%) Big Data
10 9 (1.69%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.12%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.12%) MySQL
11 6 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.12%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.94%) Informix
12 5 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (2.25%) ClearCase
2 9 (1.69%) LoadRunner
3 5 (0.94%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (0.75%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.56%) JIRA
6 2 (0.37%) Selenium
6 2 (0.37%) Mockito
6 2 (0.37%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.37%) JUnit
6 2 (0.37%) Introscope
6 2 (0.37%) Subversion
7 1 (0.19%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.19%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.19%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
General
1 388 (72.66%) Finance
2 107 (20.04%) Retail
3 52 (9.74%) Retail Banking
4 26 (4.87%) Telecoms
5 22 (4.12%) Back Office
6 18 (3.37%) Front Office
7 17 (3.18%) Financial Institution
8 15 (2.81%) Investment Banking
9 13 (2.43%) Marketing
10 12 (2.25%) Manufacturing
11 8 (1.50%) Corporate Banking
12 7 (1.31%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.94%) Legal
14 3 (0.56%) Law
15 2 (0.37%) Advertising
15 2 (0.37%) Games
16 1 (0.19%) Billing
16 1 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
16 1 (0.19%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (14.42%) Analyst
2 73 (13.67%) Project Manager
3 68 (12.73%) Developer
4 61 (11.42%) Architect
5 38 (7.12%) Designer
6 35 (6.55%) Consultant
7 31 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
8 25 (4.68%) DBA
8 25 (4.68%) Applications Architect
9 23 (4.31%) Business Analyst
10 21 (3.93%) Senior Analyst
11 20 (3.75%) Administrator
11 20 (3.75%) Solutions Designer
12 19 (3.56%) Service Manager
12 19 (3.56%) Infrastructure Manager
13 18 (3.37%) Test Manager
13 18 (3.37%) Senior Manager
14 17 (3.18%) Senior Project Manager
15 16 (3.00%) Implementation Consultant
16 15 (2.81%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (9.36%) J2EE
2 30 (5.62%) HTML
3 28 (5.24%) CSS
4 27 (5.06%) .NET
5 21 (3.93%) XML
6 20 (3.75%) Web Services
7 17 (3.18%) Middleware
8 14 (2.62%) XSLT
9 13 (2.43%) HTML5
10 12 (2.25%) ASP.NET
11 11 (2.06%) CSS3
12 8 (1.50%) WebSphere MQ
12 8 (1.50%) LINQ
13 7 (1.31%) WCF
13 7 (1.31%) .NET Framework
13 7 (1.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 5 (0.94%) REST
14 5 (0.94%) JSON
15 4 (0.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 4 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.73%) Mainframe
2 42 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.56%) Online Banking
4 11 (2.06%) Client/Server
5 10 (1.87%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.50%) User Experience
7 7 (1.31%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.31%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (1.12%) Tandem
8 6 (1.12%) Cryptography
8 6 (1.12%) VSAM
9 5 (0.94%) HACMP
9 5 (0.94%) Data Integration
9 5 (0.94%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.75%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (0.75%) Economics
11 3 (0.56%) N-Tier
11 3 (0.56%) Social Media
12 2 (0.37%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 47 (8.80%) UNIX
2 46 (8.61%) Windows
3 25 (4.68%) Linux
4 10 (1.87%) AIX
5 6 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.75%) HPUX
8 3 (0.56%) Windows 2000
8 3 (0.56%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.56%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.56%) Android
9 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (22.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 89 (16.67%) Project Management
3 88 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (12.17%) ITIL
5 53 (9.93%) Waterfall
6 48 (8.99%) Risk Analysis
7 45 (8.43%) UML
8 41 (7.68%) PRINCE2
9 33 (6.18%) Incident Management
10 32 (5.99%) Service Delivery
11 28 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
12 24 (4.49%) Business Analysis
13 21 (3.93%) Analytics
14 19 (3.56%) Problem Management
14 19 (3.56%) Data Analysis
14 19 (3.56%) ETL
14 19 (3.56%) Service Management
15 17 (3.18%) Change Management
15 17 (3.18%) SOA
15 17 (3.18%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 99 (18.54%) SQL
2 76 (14.23%) Java
3 52 (9.74%) COBOL
4 42 (7.87%) C#
5 26 (4.87%) JavaScript
6 23 (4.31%) C
7 18 (3.37%) C++
8 16 (3.00%) T-SQL
9 14 (2.62%) VB
10 13 (2.43%) Shell Script
10 13 (2.43%) Perl
11 11 (2.06%) PHP
12 9 (1.69%) Python
13 7 (1.31%) JCL
14 6 (1.12%) VB6
15 5 (0.94%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.56%) ABAP
17 1 (0.19%) VC++
17 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (8.61%) Degree
2 17 (3.18%) ISEB
3 13 (2.43%) CISSP
4 11 (2.06%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.06%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.87%) ISTQB
6 8 (1.50%) CISA
7 7 (1.31%) CISM
8 6 (1.12%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 6 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.94%) CCNA
10 3 (0.56%) CCDP
10 3 (0.56%) MCSA
10 3 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.56%) MCDST
11 2 (0.37%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.37%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.43%) SLA
1 13 (2.43%) QA
2 5 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) COBIT
4 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (1.31%) Active Directory
1 7 (1.31%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.94%) PowerHA
3 5 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.37%) Firmware
4 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.31%) Data Guard
3 6 (1.12%) SCCM
4 4 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.37%) Nagios
5 2 (0.37%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.19%) OpenView
6 1 (0.19%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 54 (10.11%) Oracle
2 34 (6.37%) Teradata
3 23 (4.31%) Microsoft
4 20 (3.75%) IBM
5 12 (2.25%) HP
6 11 (2.06%) Sybase
7 10 (1.87%) SAP
7 10 (1.87%) Google
8 8 (1.50%) VMware
8 8 (1.50%) Informatica
9 7 (1.31%) Cisco
10 6 (1.12%) RainStor
11 5 (0.94%) EMC
12 4 (0.75%) Unisys
12 4 (0.75%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.75%) Misys
13 3 (0.56%) Veritas
13 3 (0.56%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.56%) Reuters
13 3 (0.56%) Bloomberg
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £130,000 to £160,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £20000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum + competitive Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5K + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 11 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Knutsford
Real Staffing
Salary: £45 - £55 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Competive Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago