Period
to 21 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 42 61
Rank change year-on-year +31 +19 -5
Permanent jobs citing Banking 481 117 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.08% 5.26% 4.06%
As % of the General category 29.73% 12.70% 9.37%
Number of salaries quoted 174 50 105
Cheshire median annual salary £52,500 £35,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.89% -29.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £38,750 £20,575 £29,500
90th Percentile £77,125 £61,375 £75,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Banking is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,618 921 1,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 50.74% 41.37% 43.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,086 717 1,073
Cheshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -1.23% -4.71%
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,800 £24,000
90th Percentile £69,250 £63,290 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Cheshire

Banking
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Banking in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Banking in Cheshire

Banking
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Banking in Cheshire

Banking
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +2 360 £50,000 +5.26% 25
Chester -10 17 £60,000 +179.07% 1
Wilmslow +11 4 £37,000 +23.33%
Northwich - 3 £37,500 -
Widnes - 1 £60,000 -
Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Banking.

1 349 (72.56%) Finance
2 278 (57.80%) Risk Management
3 272 (56.55%) Wealth Management
4 271 (56.34%) Investment Banking
5 238 (49.48%) Law
6 223 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
7 154 (32.02%) Java
8 109 (22.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 109 (22.66%) Information Security
9 88 (18.30%) SQL
10 87 (18.09%) Unix
11 82 (17.05%) Scrum
12 80 (16.63%) Oracle
12 80 (16.63%) SDLC
13 73 (15.18%) Waterfall
14 72 (14.97%) JavaScript
14 72 (14.97%) Project Management
15 65 (13.51%) Windows
16 59 (12.27%) Linux
16 59 (12.27%) DevOps
17 58 (12.06%) ITIL
18 57 (11.85%) Middleware
19 54 (11.23%) Test Automation
20 53 (11.02%) Software Engineering
21 52 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
22 46 (9.56%) Jenkins
22 46 (9.56%) HTML
23 45 (9.36%) Service Management
24 44 (9.15%) TDD
25 40 (8.32%) Web Services

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (6.24%) WebSphere
2 25 (5.20%) JBoss
3 18 (3.74%) Tomcat
4 17 (3.53%) Confluence
5 14 (2.91%) SAS
6 13 (2.70%) Apache
7 12 (2.49%) WebSphere Application Server
8 11 (2.29%) CICS
9 6 (1.25%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.25%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.62%) Jupyter
12 2 (0.42%) IIS
12 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.42%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 22 (4.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.04%) SPSS
5 4 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.62%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.83%) BASE24
2 3 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.42%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.42%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.21%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.03%) OpenShift
2 25 (5.20%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.46%) PaaS
4 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.62%) BrowserStack
6 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.42%) IaaS
6 2 (0.42%) Office 365
6 2 (0.42%) SaaS
7 1 (0.21%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.57%) Internet
2 13 (2.70%) HTTP
3 9 (1.87%) SSL
4 7 (1.46%) Firewall
5 4 (0.83%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.62%) DNS
6 3 (0.62%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.62%) SAN
7 2 (0.42%) ATM
7 2 (0.42%) DHCP
7 2 (0.42%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.42%) LAN
7 2 (0.42%) Multicast
7 2 (0.42%) SSH
7 2 (0.42%) WAN
7 2 (0.42%) Wireless
8 1 (0.21%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.21%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.21%) WebEx
8 1 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.65%) DB2
3 21 (4.37%) Relational Database
4 18 (3.74%) GIS
5 15 (3.12%) Hadoop
5 15 (3.12%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.49%) MySQL
6 12 (2.49%) Oracle Database
7 11 (2.29%) MS Access
8 10 (2.08%) MariaDB
9 7 (1.46%) Big Data
9 7 (1.46%) QlikView
9 7 (1.46%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 6 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.83%) Base SAS
11 4 (0.83%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.83%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 4 (0.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 46 (9.56%) Jenkins
2 35 (7.28%) Git (software)
3 24 (4.99%) Gradle
4 23 (4.78%) JIRA
5 17 (3.53%) Sonatype Nexus
6 15 (3.12%) Bitbucket
7 13 (2.70%) Maven
8 11 (2.29%) Selenium
8 11 (2.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (2.08%) Jasmine
10 9 (1.87%) Subversion
11 8 (1.66%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.04%) LoadRunner
12 5 (1.04%) SonarQube
13 4 (0.83%) ClearCase
13 4 (0.83%) ProC
14 3 (0.62%) HP UFT
14 3 (0.62%) JUnit
14 3 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
14 3 (0.62%) Xcode
General
1 349 (72.56%) Finance
2 271 (56.34%) Investment Banking
3 238 (49.48%) Law
4 36 (7.48%) Advertising
5 33 (6.86%) Retail Banking
6 19 (3.95%) Corporate Banking
7 7 (1.46%) Retail
8 6 (1.25%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.25%) Legal
9 3 (0.62%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.42%) International Banking
10 2 (0.42%) Marketing
11 1 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 95 (19.75%) Analyst
2 54 (11.23%) Developer
3 52 (10.81%) Project Manager
4 35 (7.28%) Business Analyst
5 32 (6.65%) Architect
6 23 (4.78%) Java Developer
7 19 (3.95%) Applications Support
7 19 (3.95%) Banking Analyst
8 17 (3.53%) Senior Developer
9 15 (3.12%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (3.12%) Senior Business Analyst
9 15 (3.12%) Test Leader
10 13 (2.70%) Automation Test Lead
10 13 (2.70%) Programme Manager
11 12 (2.49%) Data Analyst
11 12 (2.49%) Delivery Manager
11 12 (2.49%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (2.49%) Software Engineer
11 12 (2.49%) Technical Manager
12 11 (2.29%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (11.85%) Middleware
2 46 (9.56%) HTML
3 40 (8.32%) Web Services
4 32 (6.65%) .NET
5 31 (6.44%) Spring
6 30 (6.24%) J2EE
6 30 (6.24%) REST
7 29 (6.03%) XML
8 28 (5.82%) Hibernate
9 27 (5.61%) CSS
10 23 (4.78%) AngularJS
10 23 (4.78%) SOAP
11 22 (4.57%) Java EE
11 22 (4.57%) jQuery
12 21 (4.37%) HTML5
13 20 (4.16%) JSP
14 18 (3.74%) .NET Framework
15 17 (3.53%) Servlets
16 16 (3.33%) JSON
17 15 (3.12%) React
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (7.90%) Mobile App
3 33 (6.86%) User Experience
4 30 (6.24%) PMI
5 22 (4.57%) Mainframe
6 21 (4.37%) Management Information System
7 20 (4.16%) Computer Science
8 17 (3.53%) Online Banking
9 13 (2.70%) Mobile Banking
10 11 (2.29%) Virtual Team
11 10 (2.08%) N-Tier
11 10 (2.08%) RIA
12 9 (1.87%) Fintech
13 8 (1.66%) Mobile Payment
14 6 (1.25%) Clustering
14 6 (1.25%) CMDB
15 5 (1.04%) Analytical Mindset
15 5 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
15 5 (1.04%) IVR
16 3 (0.62%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 87 (18.09%) Unix
2 65 (13.51%) Windows
3 59 (12.27%) Linux
4 29 (6.03%) Android
5 27 (5.61%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.70%) AIX
7 7 (1.46%) Mac OS
7 7 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.25%) Windows Server
9 5 (1.04%) Solaris
10 4 (0.83%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.83%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.42%) zOS
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (57.80%) Risk Management
2 272 (56.55%) Wealth Management
3 223 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (22.66%) Information Security
4 109 (22.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 82 (17.05%) Scrum
6 80 (16.63%) SDLC
7 73 (15.18%) Waterfall
8 72 (14.97%) Project Management
9 59 (12.27%) DevOps
10 58 (12.06%) ITIL
11 54 (11.23%) Test Automation
12 53 (11.02%) Software Engineering
13 45 (9.36%) Service Management
14 44 (9.15%) TDD
15 37 (7.69%) BDD
15 37 (7.69%) PRINCE2
16 36 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
17 34 (7.07%) Business Analysis
18 33 (6.86%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 154 (32.02%) Java
2 88 (18.30%) SQL
3 72 (14.97%) JavaScript
4 34 (7.07%) Python
5 24 (4.99%) PHP
6 22 (4.57%) C#
7 15 (3.12%) Perl
7 15 (3.12%) Shell Script
8 10 (2.08%) COBOL
8 10 (2.08%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.87%) C
9 9 (1.87%) C++
10 8 (1.66%) R
11 5 (1.04%) Assembly Language
11 5 (1.04%) MATLAB
11 5 (1.04%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.04%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.83%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.83%) REXX
12 4 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (7.48%) PMI Certification
2 31 (6.44%) Degree
3 21 (4.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (3.74%) PMP
5 10 (2.08%) Sun Certification
6 8 (1.66%) APMG
7 7 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.25%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.04%) CISM
10 4 (0.83%) CISSP
10 4 (0.83%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.62%) PgMP
12 2 (0.42%) CISA
12 2 (0.42%) ISEB
12 2 (0.42%) PhD
13 1 (0.21%) ACCA
13 1 (0.21%) CIMA
13 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.65%) QA
2 16 (3.33%) PMO
3 9 (1.87%) PSD2
3 9 (1.87%) SLA
4 8 (1.66%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.66%) PMBOK
5 6 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
6 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (3.53%) Docker
2 8 (1.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.42%) PowerHA
3 2 (0.42%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (0.42%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 17 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (2.91%) Ganglia
3 11 (2.29%) Kubernetes
4 9 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (1.66%) CA Wily
5 8 (1.66%) Puppet
6 7 (1.46%) BladeLogic
7 6 (1.25%) Nagios
7 6 (1.25%) SCOM
8 4 (0.83%) Ansible
9 3 (0.62%) Netcool
9 3 (0.62%) Oozie
9 3 (0.62%) SCCM
10 2 (0.42%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.42%) Packer
10 2 (0.42%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.42%) Terraform
10 2 (0.42%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.42%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 80 (16.63%) Oracle
2 25 (5.20%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.78%) ServiceNow
4 21 (4.37%) IBM
4 21 (4.37%) Teradata
5 20 (4.16%) Google
6 17 (3.53%) HP
6 17 (3.53%) Tableau
7 15 (3.12%) Splunk
8 14 (2.91%) AppDynamics
9 11 (2.29%) Ab Initio
9 11 (2.29%) Sun
10 9 (1.87%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.66%) Adobe
11 8 (1.66%) CA Agile Central
12 6 (1.25%) CA
12 6 (1.25%) Facebook
12 6 (1.25%) Informatica
13 5 (1.04%) MuleSoft
13 5 (1.04%) Salesforce.com