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 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
Banking
Rank 61 103 71
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -32
Permanent jobs citing Banking 276 147 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.72% 2.07% 3.70%
As % of the General category 9.22% 5.39% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 199 132 214
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £39,000
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
2992 2725 2596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.29% 38.29% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2315 2229 2185
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 August 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 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
Manchester +48 171 £47,500 -3.06% 47
Cheshire +4 81 £55,000 - 14
Merseyside +15 18 £50,000 -50.00% 2
Cumbria - 2 - -
Banking
England

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 312 (67.53%) Finance
2 117 (25.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 96 (20.78%) Retail
4 83 (17.97%) SQL
5 82 (17.75%) Project Management
6 63 (13.64%) Java
7 56 (12.12%) Mainframe
8 53 (11.47%) ITIL
9 50 (10.82%) Windows
10 47 (10.17%) Retail Banking
11 45 (9.74%) J2EE
12 42 (9.09%) DB2
12 42 (9.09%) PRINCE2
12 42 (9.09%) UNIX
13 40 (8.66%) Waterfall
14 39 (8.44%) COBOL
14 39 (8.44%) Degree
15 37 (8.01%) SQL Server
16 36 (7.79%) C#
16 36 (7.79%) UML
16 36 (7.79%) Risk Analysis
17 35 (7.58%) CICS
18 32 (6.93%) Oracle
19 31 (6.71%) Problem Management
20 30 (6.49%) Linux
20 30 (6.49%) Service Delivery
21 26 (5.63%) Telecoms
21 26 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
21 26 (5.63%) HTML
22 24 (5.19%) Incident Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 35 (7.58%) CICS
2 16 (3.46%) WebSphere
3 15 (3.25%) SAS
4 9 (1.95%) IIS
5 4 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (0.65%) Node.js
7 2 (0.43%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.22%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.22%) CMS
8 1 (0.22%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.22%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 24 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.46%) MS Office
3 10 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.52%) MS Project
5 6 (1.30%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.08%) SAP CO
1 5 (1.08%) SAP FI
1 5 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.16%) SAN
2 8 (1.73%) Firewall
3 6 (1.30%) LAN
4 5 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (0.87%) WAN
5 4 (0.87%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.65%) HTTP
6 3 (0.65%) SSL
7 2 (0.43%) VPN
7 2 (0.43%) Internet
7 2 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.22%) Network Security
8 1 (0.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.22%) CTI
8 1 (0.22%) DHCP
8 1 (0.22%) FTP
8 1 (0.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (9.09%) DB2
2 37 (8.01%) SQL Server
3 26 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (3.25%) Oracle Database
5 13 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (2.38%) Data Mining
7 7 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (0.87%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.87%) Informix
11 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.43%) Big Data
13 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.22%) QlikView
13 1 (0.22%) Easytrieve
13 1 (0.22%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 9 (1.95%) LoadRunner
2 8 (1.73%) ClearCase
3 5 (1.08%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (0.87%) Subversion
5 3 (0.65%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.65%) JIRA
5 3 (0.65%) JUnit
6 2 (0.43%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.43%) Maven
6 2 (0.43%) Hudson
7 1 (0.22%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.22%) Mockito
7 1 (0.22%) Selenium
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.22%) Introscope
General
1 312 (67.53%) Finance
2 96 (20.78%) Retail
3 47 (10.17%) Retail Banking
4 26 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.46%) Back Office
6 15 (3.25%) Investment Banking
7 13 (2.81%) Financial Institution
7 13 (2.81%) Front Office
8 11 (2.38%) Marketing
8 11 (2.38%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.73%) Corporate Banking
10 6 (1.30%) General Ledger
11 5 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.08%) Legal
12 3 (0.65%) Law
13 2 (0.43%) Games
13 2 (0.43%) Advertising
14 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.22%) French Language
14 1 (0.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 75 (16.23%) Analyst
2 66 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 51 (11.04%) Architect
4 35 (7.58%) Developer
5 30 (6.49%) Designer
5 30 (6.49%) Consultant
6 25 (5.41%) Applications Architect
7 24 (5.19%) DBA
7 24 (5.19%) Business Analyst
8 22 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 22 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
9 21 (4.55%) Applications Support
10 17 (3.68%) Support Analyst
10 17 (3.68%) Test Manager
11 16 (3.46%) Administrator
12 15 (3.25%) Delivery Manager
12 15 (3.25%) Senior Manager
13 14 (3.03%) Teradata DBA
14 13 (2.81%) Banking Business Analyst
14 13 (2.81%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (9.74%) J2EE
2 26 (5.63%) HTML
3 24 (5.19%) CSS
4 22 (4.76%) .NET
5 18 (3.90%) XML
6 16 (3.46%) Web Services
7 11 (2.38%) Middleware
7 11 (2.38%) ASP.NET
8 10 (2.16%) XSLT
9 8 (1.73%) WebSphere MQ
10 7 (1.52%) HTML5
11 6 (1.30%) CSS3
12 5 (1.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (1.08%) LINQ
12 5 (1.08%) Java EE
13 4 (0.87%) Spring
13 4 (0.87%) JSON
13 4 (0.87%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.87%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 4 (0.87%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (12.12%) Mainframe
2 18 (3.90%) Online Banking
3 14 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.73%) Client/Server
4 8 (1.73%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.30%) Cryptography
5 6 (1.30%) Tandem
6 5 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (1.08%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (1.08%) Blackberry
7 4 (0.87%) HACMP
7 4 (0.87%) Economics
8 3 (0.65%) Social Media
8 3 (0.65%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.43%) Biometrics
9 2 (0.43%) Statistics
9 2 (0.43%) VSAM
9 2 (0.43%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.43%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (10.82%) Windows
2 42 (9.09%) UNIX
3 30 (6.49%) Linux
4 14 (3.03%) AIX
5 7 (1.52%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.30%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.87%) Windows 2000
8 4 (0.87%) Android
8 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.65%) HPUX
9 3 (0.65%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.43%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (25.32%) Stakeholder Management
2 82 (17.75%) Project Management
3 53 (11.47%) ITIL
4 42 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 40 (8.66%) Waterfall
6 36 (7.79%) UML
6 36 (7.79%) Risk Analysis
7 31 (6.71%) Problem Management
8 30 (6.49%) Service Delivery
9 24 (5.19%) Incident Management
10 22 (4.76%) Change Management
11 20 (4.33%) Performance Management
11 20 (4.33%) Capacity Management
12 17 (3.68%) Analytics
13 15 (3.25%) Business Analysis
13 15 (3.25%) Six Sigma
14 14 (3.03%) Service Management
15 13 (2.81%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (2.81%) PRINCE
16 12 (2.60%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 83 (17.97%) SQL
2 63 (13.64%) Java
3 39 (8.44%) COBOL
4 36 (7.79%) C#
5 22 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 22 (4.76%) C
6 15 (3.25%) T-SQL
6 15 (3.25%) C++
7 14 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 11 (2.38%) PHP
9 8 (1.73%) Perl
9 8 (1.73%) VB
10 5 (1.08%) PowerShell
11 4 (0.87%) Python
11 4 (0.87%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.65%) JCL
12 3 (0.65%) ABAP
13 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.22%) VC++
Qualifications
1 39 (8.44%) Degree
2 20 (4.33%) ISEB
3 8 (1.73%) CISSP
4 7 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.52%) CCNA
5 6 (1.30%) CISA
5 6 (1.30%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 6 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.30%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.08%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.08%) CCDP
7 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.65%) CBAP
8 3 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.65%) MCDST
8 3 (0.65%) CISM
8 3 (0.65%) MCSA
8 3 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.43%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.38%) QA
2 7 (1.52%) SLA
3 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.22%) EMIR
5 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.22%) FATCA
5 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.22%) COBIT
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.87%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.87%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (0.87%) PowerHA
5 2 (0.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (2.16%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.30%) Tivoli
2 6 (1.30%) SCCM
3 5 (1.08%) Data Guard
3 5 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.43%) Nagios
5 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.22%) OpenView
Vendors
1 32 (6.93%) Oracle
2 24 (5.19%) Teradata
3 21 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 13 (2.81%) IBM
5 11 (2.38%) VMware
6 10 (2.16%) HP
6 10 (2.16%) Google
7 9 (1.95%) Cisco
7 9 (1.95%) SAP
8 6 (1.30%) EMC
9 5 (1.08%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.87%) Misys
10 4 (0.87%) Unisys
11 3 (0.65%) Reuters
11 3 (0.65%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.65%) Citrix
11 3 (0.65%) Veritas
11 3 (0.65%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.43%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.43%) Imperva
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 20% bonus, healthcare, car
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5K + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £68000 - £75000 per annum + Car/Bonus/Pension/Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Helens, Merseyside
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + company benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + up to 25% bonus + Good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Network
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America
Posted: 6 days ago