The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment 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 Investment Banking over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 236 234 216
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -18
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 11 12 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.17% 0.39%
As % of the General category 0.38% 0.43% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 15
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +43.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £44,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £80,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2874 2782 2613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.28% 38.38% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2202 2265 2207
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Investment Banking
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Investment Banking Salary Trend in the North West

Investment Banking
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Investment Banking Salary Histogram in the North West

Investment 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 Investment Banking within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Merseyside - 6 £60,000 -
Manchester +12 4 £62,500 -26.47%
Cheshire -18 1 - -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 15 (100.00%) Banking
2 12 (80.00%) Finance
3 6 (40.00%) HP
4 5 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 4 (26.67%) UNIX
6 3 (20.00%) Perl
6 3 (20.00%) Veritas
6 3 (20.00%) ETL
6 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (20.00%) Change Management
6 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
6 3 (20.00%) Teradata
6 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (13.33%) C++
8 1 (6.67%) HTML
8 1 (6.67%) Java
8 1 (6.67%) C
8 1 (6.67%) C#
8 1 (6.67%) HPUX
8 1 (6.67%) Linux

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (100.00%) Banking
2 12 (80.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Teradata Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior DBA
4 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) MFC
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) LAMP
1 1 (6.67%) Mason
1 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
3 1 (6.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) HPUX
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
2 3 (20.00%) ETL
2 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Wealth Management
4 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
4 1 (6.67%) BCP
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) VC++
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PMP
1 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (6.67%) ACCA
1 1 (6.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) FATCA
1 1 (6.67%) EMIR
1 1 (6.67%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Veritas
2 3 (20.00%) Teradata
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (6.67%) CA
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) IBM