Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 16 66
Rank change year-on-year +4 +50 -15
Permanent jobs citing Banking 352 331 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 12.86% 11.75% 3.53%
As % of the General category 30.24% 25.60% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 113 142 58
Cheshire median annual salary £59,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.00% +11.11% -14.29%
10th Percentile £37,400 £36,025 £19,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £62,500
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 1,164 1,293 911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.51% 45.90% 42.83%
Number of salaries quoted 748 846 770
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% -10.59%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £21,988
90th Percentile £69,000 £65,625 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +1 282 £52,500 +5.00% 7
Crewe +5 3 £36,000 -42.40%
Northwich - 3 - - 1
Warrington +7 2 £80,000 +90.48%
Chester -17 1 - - 20
Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Banking.

1 234 (66.48%) Investment Banking
2 233 (66.19%) Wealth Management
2 233 (66.19%) Risk Management
3 217 (61.65%) Law
4 182 (51.70%) Finance
5 116 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (26.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 80 (22.73%) Java
8 67 (19.03%) Project Management
9 50 (14.20%) ITIL
10 48 (13.64%) Waterfall
10 48 (13.64%) SDLC
11 42 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
12 39 (11.08%) Windows
12 39 (11.08%) JavaScript
13 37 (10.51%) DevOps
14 35 (9.94%) Scrum
15 34 (9.66%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (9.38%) SQL
16 33 (9.38%) Business Analysis
17 31 (8.81%) Linux
17 31 (8.81%) Service Management
17 31 (8.81%) Degree
18 30 (8.52%) Software Engineering
18 30 (8.52%) Change Management
19 29 (8.24%) TDD
19 29 (8.24%) PRINCE2
19 29 (8.24%) Microsoft
19 29 (8.24%) User Experience
19 29 (8.24%) Problem-Solving

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 14 (3.98%) Confluence
2 7 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.70%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.42%) JBoss
5 4 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.85%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.57%) Apache
7 2 (0.57%) CICS
7 2 (0.57%) IIS
7 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.28%) SAS
8 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (7.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (7.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 22 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.70%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) BASE24
2 1 (0.28%) Exstream
2 1 (0.28%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.42%) OpenShift
4 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.57%) SaaS
6 1 (0.28%) IaaS
6 1 (0.28%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.13%) Internet
2 8 (2.27%) ATM
3 5 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.85%) HTTP
4 3 (0.85%) Network Security
4 3 (0.85%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.28%) Firewall
5 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.28%) SAN
5 1 (0.28%) Softphone
5 1 (0.28%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.97%) Big Data
2 17 (4.83%) Hadoop
3 15 (4.26%) SQL Server
4 10 (2.84%) GIS
5 6 (1.70%) DB2
5 6 (1.70%) QlikView
6 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.42%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.14%) HBase
7 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.85%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.85%) MySQL
8 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.57%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.28%) OLAP
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (7.39%) Jenkins
2 14 (3.98%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.98%) JIRA
2 14 (3.98%) Selenium
3 11 (3.13%) Gradle
4 9 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (2.27%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.70%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.70%) CA Release Automation
7 5 (1.42%) Maven
8 4 (1.14%) Ant
8 4 (1.14%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.14%) HP UFT
8 4 (1.14%) IntelliJ
8 4 (1.14%) JUnit
8 4 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.14%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.85%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 234 (66.48%) Investment Banking
2 217 (61.65%) Law
3 182 (51.70%) Finance
4 20 (5.68%) Advertising
4 20 (5.68%) Corporate Banking
5 12 (3.41%) Retail Banking
6 11 (3.13%) Legal
7 10 (2.84%) Retail
8 8 (2.27%) Marketing
9 5 (1.42%) Billing
10 4 (1.14%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.85%) Back Office
12 2 (0.57%) Games
13 1 (0.28%) Front Office
13 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 76 (21.59%) Analyst
2 44 (12.50%) Developer
3 43 (12.22%) Business Analyst
4 39 (11.08%) Project Manager
5 32 (9.09%) Architect
6 25 (7.10%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (5.11%) Java Developer
7 18 (5.11%) Service Manager
8 15 (4.26%) Security Engineer
8 15 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (3.98%) Senior Business Analyst
10 13 (3.69%) Designer
11 10 (2.84%) Technical Manager
12 9 (2.56%) Applications Support
12 9 (2.56%) Programme Manager
12 9 (2.56%) Senior Developer
13 8 (2.27%) Applications Developer
13 8 (2.27%) Infrastructure Manager
13 8 (2.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 8 (2.27%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.82%) Spring
2 22 (6.25%) .NET
3 20 (5.68%) Hibernate
4 19 (5.40%) HTML
5 18 (5.11%) Web Services
6 14 (3.98%) CSS
7 11 (3.13%) AngularJS
7 11 (3.13%) HTML5
8 10 (2.84%) Java EE
9 9 (2.56%) REST
10 7 (1.99%) J2EE
10 7 (1.99%) Natural Language Processing
11 6 (1.70%) XML
12 5 (1.42%) jQuery
12 5 (1.42%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (1.42%) LDAP
12 5 (1.42%) SAML
13 4 (1.14%) .NET Framework
13 4 (1.14%) Ajax
13 4 (1.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.24%) User Experience
3 17 (4.83%) Management Information System
4 16 (4.55%) Online Banking
5 14 (3.98%) Fintech
6 13 (3.69%) Virtual Team
7 12 (3.41%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.84%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.84%) N-Tier
9 9 (2.56%) Mainframe
9 9 (2.56%) PMI
9 9 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.99%) Mobile Payment
12 6 (1.70%) Internet of Things
13 4 (1.14%) Cyber Defence
14 3 (0.85%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.85%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.85%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.85%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.08%) Windows
2 31 (8.81%) Linux
3 25 (7.10%) Unix
4 15 (4.26%) Android
5 11 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.99%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.57%) AIX
9 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (66.19%) Risk Management
1 233 (66.19%) Wealth Management
2 116 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (26.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 67 (19.03%) Project Management
5 50 (14.20%) ITIL
6 48 (13.64%) SDLC
6 48 (13.64%) Waterfall
7 37 (10.51%) DevOps
8 35 (9.94%) Scrum
9 34 (9.66%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (9.38%) Business Analysis
11 31 (8.81%) Service Management
12 30 (8.52%) Change Management
12 30 (8.52%) Software Engineering
13 29 (8.24%) PRINCE2
13 29 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (8.24%) TDD
14 25 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (6.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 80 (22.73%) Java
2 39 (11.08%) JavaScript
3 33 (9.38%) SQL
4 20 (5.68%) Python
5 13 (3.69%) C++
6 12 (3.41%) Java 8
6 12 (3.41%) Perl
6 12 (3.41%) PHP
7 8 (2.27%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.99%) C#
9 6 (1.70%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.14%) COBOL
10 4 (1.14%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.14%) Ruby
10 4 (1.14%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.85%) C
11 3 (0.85%) ES6
11 3 (0.85%) JCL
11 3 (0.85%) REXX
12 2 (0.57%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 31 (8.81%) Degree
2 14 (3.98%) CISSP
2 14 (3.98%) PMP
3 13 (3.69%) PMI Certification
4 12 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.99%) CISA
5 7 (1.99%) CISM
6 5 (1.42%) APMP
7 4 (1.14%) CIMA
7 4 (1.14%) CSSLP
8 3 (0.85%) CBAP
8 3 (0.85%) GIAC
8 3 (0.85%) IIBA
8 3 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.85%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.85%) SANS
8 3 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.67%) PMO
2 19 (5.40%) QA
3 17 (4.83%) GDPR
4 16 (4.55%) SLA
5 7 (1.99%) PSD2
6 4 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.85%) COBIT
7 3 (0.85%) COSO
8 2 (0.57%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.28%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.28%) P3O
9 1 (0.28%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (1.99%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.70%) Docker
3 3 (0.85%) Snort
4 1 (0.28%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.14%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.14%) Puppet
4 3 (0.85%) Ansible
5 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.57%) Nagios
5 2 (0.57%) Terraform
6 1 (0.28%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.28%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.28%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.28%) Grafana
6 1 (0.28%) Kibana
6 1 (0.28%) Nessus
6 1 (0.28%) Netcool
6 1 (0.28%) PowerBroker
6 1 (0.28%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.28%) SCOM
6 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.82%) Oracle
3 12 (3.41%) Cloudera
3 12 (3.41%) Splunk
4 9 (2.56%) Google
5 8 (2.27%) Tableau
6 5 (1.42%) Lumension
6 5 (1.42%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.42%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.42%) Symantec
6 5 (1.42%) Teradata
7 4 (1.14%) Ab Initio
7 4 (1.14%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (0.85%) CA
8 3 (0.85%) Informatica
9 2 (0.57%) Cadence
9 2 (0.57%) Chordiant
9 2 (0.57%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.57%) HP
9 2 (0.57%) IBM