Period
to 21 September 2017

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 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 71 53
Rank change year-on-year +56 -18 +11
Permanent jobs citing Banking 329 76 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 11.65% 3.56% 5.08%
As % of the General category 25.52% 8.34% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 142 59 161
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £36,025 £19,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £62,500 £75,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

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 1289 911 1427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 45.63% 42.73% 42.16%
Number of salaries quoted 844 769 1102
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% -10.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,775 £61,250 £63,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 September 2017.

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 September 2017. 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 0 232 £50,000 -6.98% 9
Chester +16 15 £60,000 +96.72%
Wilmslow +2 9 £37,000 +5.71% 2
Warrington -15 2 £42,000 +5.00% 2
Crewe -8 1 £62,500 +228.95%
Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 21 September 2017, 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.

1 216 (65.65%) Finance
2 131 (39.82%) Risk Management
3 116 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (34.04%) Investment Banking
5 105 (31.91%) Wealth Management
6 84 (25.53%) Law
7 80 (24.32%) Java
8 72 (21.88%) SDLC
9 69 (20.97%) Oracle
10 61 (18.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 60 (18.24%) Windows
12 59 (17.93%) Information Security
13 58 (17.63%) ITIL
14 57 (17.33%) SQL
15 50 (15.20%) TDD
16 49 (14.89%) JavaScript
16 49 (14.89%) Project Management
16 49 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
17 47 (14.29%) Unix
18 43 (13.07%) Web Services
19 42 (12.77%) Waterfall
19 42 (12.77%) Mobile App
20 39 (11.85%) Corporate Banking
20 39 (11.85%) Scrum
21 37 (11.25%) Retail
22 36 (10.94%) Degree
22 36 (10.94%) Coaching
23 35 (10.64%) BDD
24 34 (10.33%) Management Information System
24 34 (10.33%) Financial Institution

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 21 (6.38%) WebSphere
2 18 (5.47%) JBoss
3 17 (5.17%) WebLogic
4 14 (4.26%) Confluence
5 12 (3.65%) SAS
6 11 (3.34%) SharePoint
7 10 (3.04%) CICS
7 10 (3.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (2.13%) Apache
9 5 (1.52%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.22%) IIS
11 3 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.61%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.61%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.30%) SAP EP
13 1 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (4.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.43%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.82%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (1.22%) SPSS
7 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) BASE24
2 2 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.04%) OpenShift
3 7 (2.13%) PaaS
4 6 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.61%) IaaS
5 2 (0.61%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.30%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.04%) Internet
2 9 (2.74%) Firewall
3 7 (2.13%) HTTP
4 6 (1.82%) DNS
5 5 (1.52%) LDAP
5 5 (1.52%) SSH
5 5 (1.52%) SSL
5 5 (1.52%) WebEx
6 4 (1.22%) DHCP
6 4 (1.22%) WAN
7 3 (0.91%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.91%) LAN
7 3 (0.91%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.91%) Wireless
8 2 (0.61%) ATM
8 2 (0.61%) DMZ
8 2 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.61%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.61%) Network Security
8 2 (0.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.21%) DB2
3 17 (5.17%) GIS
4 15 (4.56%) Oracle Database
5 14 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.43%) MongoDB
7 7 (2.13%) MS Access
7 7 (2.13%) MySQL
7 7 (2.13%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.82%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.22%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.22%) Base SAS
10 4 (1.22%) Big Data
10 4 (1.22%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.22%) Impala
10 4 (1.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (7.29%) Jenkins
2 15 (4.56%) Bitbucket
2 15 (4.56%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.56%) JIRA
3 12 (3.65%) Gradle
4 11 (3.34%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (2.74%) Subversion
6 7 (2.13%) Lombardi
6 7 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (1.82%) ClearCase
7 6 (1.82%) JUnit
7 6 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.52%) Jasmine
8 5 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (1.22%) Android Studio
9 4 (1.22%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.22%) ProC
9 4 (1.22%) Xcode
10 3 (0.91%) HP UFT
General
1 216 (65.65%) Finance
2 112 (34.04%) Investment Banking
3 84 (25.53%) Law
4 39 (11.85%) Corporate Banking
5 37 (11.25%) Retail
6 34 (10.33%) Financial Institution
7 26 (7.90%) Retail Banking
8 19 (5.78%) Advertising
9 8 (2.43%) Legal
10 4 (1.22%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.91%) Marketing
12 2 (0.61%) Billing
12 2 (0.61%) Publishing
13 1 (0.30%) French Language
13 1 (0.30%) Front Office
13 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 63 (19.15%) Analyst
2 38 (11.55%) Developer
3 27 (8.21%) Architect
3 27 (8.21%) Project Manager
4 19 (5.78%) Solutions Architect
5 17 (5.17%) Banking Analyst
6 15 (4.56%) Consultant
7 14 (4.26%) Designer
8 13 (3.95%) Integration Engineer
8 13 (3.95%) Java Developer
9 12 (3.65%) Java Engineer
10 11 (3.34%) Applications Support
10 11 (3.34%) Data Analyst
10 11 (3.34%) Risk Analyst
11 10 (3.04%) Mobile Solutions Architect
11 10 (3.04%) Software Engineer
12 8 (2.43%) Banking Project Manager
12 8 (2.43%) Business Analyst
12 8 (2.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 7 (2.13%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (13.07%) Web Services
2 31 (9.42%) Middleware
3 30 (9.12%) HTML
4 27 (8.21%) XML
5 23 (6.99%) JSP
5 23 (6.99%) Spring
6 21 (6.38%) EJB
6 21 (6.38%) Hibernate
6 21 (6.38%) J2EE
6 21 (6.38%) Servlets
7 17 (5.17%) JMS
7 17 (5.17%) WSDL
8 16 (4.86%) HTML5
8 16 (4.86%) jQuery
8 16 (4.86%) REST
9 15 (4.56%) JSON
9 15 (4.56%) SOAP
10 14 (4.26%) .NET
10 14 (4.26%) AngularJS
11 13 (3.95%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 49 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (12.77%) Mobile App
3 34 (10.33%) Management Information System
4 29 (8.81%) Contactless
5 27 (8.21%) Mainframe
6 21 (6.38%) Computer Science
6 21 (6.38%) User Experience
7 18 (5.47%) PMI
8 12 (3.65%) Online Banking
9 11 (3.34%) Smartphone
10 10 (3.04%) Client/Server
10 10 (3.04%) Handset
10 10 (3.04%) Mobile Banking
11 9 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (2.74%) Social Media
12 7 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (2.13%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.82%) Data Centre
14 5 (1.52%) PKI
15 4 (1.22%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 60 (18.24%) Windows
2 47 (14.29%) Unix
3 27 (8.21%) Linux
4 24 (7.29%) Android
5 23 (6.99%) Apple iOS
6 15 (4.56%) AIX
7 5 (1.52%) Solaris
7 5 (1.52%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.61%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (39.82%) Risk Management
2 116 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (31.91%) Wealth Management
4 72 (21.88%) SDLC
5 61 (18.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 59 (17.93%) Information Security
7 58 (17.63%) ITIL
8 50 (15.20%) TDD
9 49 (14.89%) Project Management
10 42 (12.77%) Waterfall
11 39 (11.85%) Scrum
12 36 (10.94%) Coaching
13 35 (10.64%) BDD
14 33 (10.03%) Service Management
15 32 (9.73%) Test Automation
16 28 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
17 27 (8.21%) Software Engineering
18 22 (6.69%) Analytics
18 22 (6.69%) Incident Management
19 21 (6.38%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (24.32%) Java
2 57 (17.33%) SQL
3 49 (14.89%) JavaScript
4 25 (7.60%) Python
5 12 (3.65%) COBOL
6 10 (3.04%) C
6 10 (3.04%) C++
6 10 (3.04%) Perl
7 8 (2.43%) Assembly Language
7 8 (2.43%) Shell Script
8 7 (2.13%) C#
8 7 (2.13%) PHP
8 7 (2.13%) R
9 6 (1.82%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.82%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.52%) Apple Swift
10 5 (1.52%) Objective-C
10 5 (1.52%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.22%) MATLAB
11 4 (1.22%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (10.94%) Degree
2 20 (6.08%) PMI Certification
3 12 (3.65%) CISSP
4 11 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (3.04%) CISM
6 7 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.82%) CRISC
8 5 (1.52%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.52%) PMP
8 5 (1.52%) Sun Certification
9 4 (1.22%) ISEB
10 3 (0.91%) APMG
11 2 (0.61%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.61%) PgMP
12 1 (0.30%) CCIE
12 1 (0.30%) CCNP
12 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.30%) MCSE
12 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.04%) QA
2 9 (2.74%) SLA
3 8 (2.43%) PMO
4 7 (2.13%) Data Quality
4 7 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (1.82%) PCI DSS
6 5 (1.52%) COBIT
7 3 (0.91%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.61%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.61%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (0.30%) Docker
2 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.30%) KVM
2 1 (0.30%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.74%) CA Wily
1 9 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.13%) BladeLogic
2 7 (2.13%) Ganglia
3 5 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.91%) SCOM
5 2 (0.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.61%) Nagios
5 2 (0.61%) Netcool
5 2 (0.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.61%) SCCM
6 1 (0.30%) Ansible
6 1 (0.30%) Puppet
6 1 (0.30%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 69 (20.97%) Oracle
2 34 (10.33%) Microsoft
3 24 (7.29%) IBM
4 13 (3.95%) Teradata
5 12 (3.65%) Google
6 10 (3.04%) ServiceNow
7 9 (2.74%) Cognizant
8 7 (2.13%) AppDynamics
8 7 (2.13%) CA
8 7 (2.13%) Chordiant
8 7 (2.13%) HP
8 7 (2.13%) Splunk
8 7 (2.13%) Sun
8 7 (2.13%) Tableau
9 5 (1.52%) Sybase
10 4 (1.22%) Adobe
10 4 (1.22%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (0.91%) BMC
11 3 (0.91%) Citrix
11 3 (0.91%) TSYS