Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 61 46
Rank change year-on-year +48 -15 +7
Permanent jobs citing Banking 407 88 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 13.46% 3.89% 5.19%
As % of the General category 28.03% 9.65% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 167 44 159
Cheshire median annual salary £50,000 £41,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% -21.43% +10.53%
10th Percentile £36,250 £19,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £61,250 £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 1452 912 1354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 48.03% 40.30% 41.32%
Number of salaries quoted 970 753 1102
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -8.24% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,232 £66,250
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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +2 303 £50,000 -9.09% 10
Chester +1 14 £60,000 +130.77% 1
Wilmslow +14 9 £37,000 +23.33%
Northwich - 3 £37,500 -
Warrington - 2 £42,000 -
Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 284 (69.78%) Finance
2 181 (44.47%) Risk Management
3 171 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
4 166 (40.79%) Investment Banking
5 163 (40.05%) Wealth Management
6 145 (35.63%) Law
7 103 (25.31%) Java
8 98 (24.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 92 (22.60%) Information Security
10 85 (20.88%) SDLC
11 77 (18.92%) Oracle
12 71 (17.44%) SQL
13 70 (17.20%) Windows
14 68 (16.71%) Unix
15 64 (15.72%) ITIL
16 63 (15.48%) Waterfall
17 61 (14.99%) JavaScript
17 61 (14.99%) Project Management
18 58 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
19 52 (12.78%) Scrum
19 52 (12.78%) TDD
20 50 (12.29%) Mobile App
21 47 (11.55%) Middleware
22 44 (10.81%) Service Management
23 43 (10.57%) Web Services
24 42 (10.32%) Corporate Banking
25 40 (9.83%) Software Engineering
26 39 (9.58%) Retail Banking
26 39 (9.58%) BDD
27 38 (9.34%) Test Automation

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 23 (5.65%) WebSphere
2 22 (5.41%) JBoss
3 16 (3.93%) Confluence
4 15 (3.69%) WebLogic
5 13 (3.19%) SAS
6 11 (2.70%) CICS
6 11 (2.70%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.21%) Apache
7 9 (2.21%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.74%) IIS
10 2 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.49%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.49%) Tuxedo
10 2 (0.49%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.46%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.98%) SPSS
7 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.74%) BASE24
1 3 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.49%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.42%) OpenShift
3 8 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (1.72%) PaaS
5 3 (0.74%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.49%) BrowserStack
6 2 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.49%) IaaS
6 2 (0.49%) Office 365
6 2 (0.49%) SaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.25%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.67%) Internet
2 11 (2.70%) HTTP
3 9 (2.21%) Firewall
4 7 (1.72%) SSL
5 5 (1.23%) DNS
5 5 (1.23%) LDAP
5 5 (1.23%) WebEx
6 4 (0.98%) DHCP
6 4 (0.98%) WAN
7 3 (0.74%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.74%) LAN
7 3 (0.74%) SSH
7 3 (0.74%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.74%) Wireless
8 2 (0.49%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.49%) Multicast
8 2 (0.49%) SAN
9 1 (0.25%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.25%) Intranet
9 1 (0.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.11%) DB2
2 32 (7.86%) SQL Server
3 18 (4.42%) Relational Database
4 17 (4.18%) GIS
5 16 (3.93%) Oracle Database
6 11 (2.70%) MS Access
7 8 (1.97%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.72%) Big Data
8 7 (1.72%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 6 (1.47%) MySQL
9 6 (1.47%) QlikView
10 5 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.98%) Base SAS
11 4 (0.98%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.98%) MariaDB
11 4 (0.98%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.98%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 4 (0.98%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 3 (0.74%) Ingres
12 3 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (6.39%) Jenkins
2 25 (6.14%) Git (software)
3 18 (4.42%) Bitbucket
4 17 (4.18%) JIRA
5 15 (3.69%) Gradle
6 14 (3.44%) Subversion
7 11 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
7 11 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 9 (2.21%) Jasmine
9 8 (1.97%) ClearCase
10 7 (1.72%) LoadRunner
11 6 (1.47%) JUnit
11 6 (1.47%) Lombardi
12 5 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (1.23%) SonarQube
13 4 (0.98%) Maven
13 4 (0.98%) ProC
13 4 (0.98%) Selenium
14 3 (0.74%) Xcode
General
1 284 (69.78%) Finance
2 166 (40.79%) Investment Banking
3 145 (35.63%) Law
4 42 (10.32%) Corporate Banking
5 39 (9.58%) Retail Banking
6 35 (8.60%) Financial Institution
7 18 (4.42%) Advertising
8 7 (1.72%) Retail
9 6 (1.47%) Legal
10 4 (0.98%) Marketing
10 4 (0.98%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.49%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) French Language
12 1 (0.25%) Front Office
12 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.25%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (20.64%) Analyst
2 39 (9.58%) Project Manager
3 38 (9.34%) Developer
4 30 (7.37%) Architect
5 22 (5.41%) Business Analyst
6 21 (5.16%) Applications Support
6 21 (5.16%) Banking Analyst
7 18 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
8 16 (3.93%) Data Analyst
9 14 (3.44%) Java Developer
10 13 (3.19%) Consultant
11 12 (2.95%) Designer
12 11 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (2.70%) Senior Business Analyst
13 10 (2.46%) Integration Engineer
13 10 (2.46%) Mobile Solutions Architect
13 10 (2.46%) Programme Manager
14 9 (2.21%) Infrastructure Manager
14 9 (2.21%) Java Engineer
14 9 (2.21%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (11.55%) Middleware
2 43 (10.57%) Web Services
3 36 (8.85%) HTML
4 31 (7.62%) XML
5 28 (6.88%) J2EE
6 26 (6.39%) JSP
7 24 (5.90%) Hibernate
7 24 (5.90%) Spring
8 23 (5.65%) REST
9 22 (5.41%) EJB
9 22 (5.41%) Servlets
10 21 (5.16%) jQuery
11 19 (4.67%) CSS
11 19 (4.67%) SOAP
12 18 (4.42%) .NET
12 18 (4.42%) JSON
13 17 (4.18%) WSDL
14 16 (3.93%) HTML5
15 15 (3.69%) AngularJS
16 14 (3.44%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 58 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (12.29%) Mobile App
3 37 (9.09%) User Experience
4 30 (7.37%) PMI
5 29 (7.13%) Contactless
6 26 (6.39%) Computer Science
7 24 (5.90%) Mainframe
8 22 (5.41%) Management Information System
9 16 (3.93%) Online Banking
10 12 (2.95%) Smartphone
11 10 (2.46%) Client/Server
11 10 (2.46%) Handset
12 9 (2.21%) RIA
13 8 (1.97%) Mobile Banking
14 7 (1.72%) Social Media
15 6 (1.47%) Data Centre
15 6 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
15 6 (1.47%) Virtual Team
16 5 (1.23%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 70 (17.20%) Windows
2 68 (16.71%) Unix
3 36 (8.85%) Linux
4 28 (6.88%) Android
5 26 (6.39%) Apple iOS
6 13 (3.19%) AIX
7 6 (1.47%) Windows Server
8 5 (1.23%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.74%) Solaris
9 3 (0.74%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.74%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (44.47%) Risk Management
2 171 (42.01%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (40.05%) Wealth Management
4 98 (24.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 92 (22.60%) Information Security
6 85 (20.88%) SDLC
7 64 (15.72%) ITIL
8 63 (15.48%) Waterfall
9 61 (14.99%) Project Management
10 52 (12.78%) Scrum
10 52 (12.78%) TDD
11 44 (10.81%) Service Management
12 40 (9.83%) Software Engineering
13 39 (9.58%) BDD
14 38 (9.34%) Test Automation
15 33 (8.11%) Coaching
16 32 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (7.86%) Incident Management
17 30 (7.37%) DevOps
17 30 (7.37%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 103 (25.31%) Java
2 71 (17.44%) SQL
3 61 (14.99%) JavaScript
4 21 (5.16%) Python
5 12 (2.95%) C#
5 12 (2.95%) C++
6 11 (2.70%) C
6 11 (2.70%) COBOL
6 11 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 10 (2.46%) Assembly Language
8 9 (2.21%) Perl
9 8 (1.97%) PHP
9 8 (1.97%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.47%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.23%) MATLAB
12 4 (0.98%) Apple Swift
12 4 (0.98%) Objective-C
12 4 (0.98%) PROC SQL
12 4 (0.98%) SAS Macro
12 4 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (8.11%) PMI Certification
2 32 (7.86%) Degree
3 20 (4.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.46%) PMP
5 9 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (1.72%) APMG
6 7 (1.72%) CISM
6 7 (1.72%) CISSP
7 6 (1.47%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.23%) ISEB
8 5 (1.23%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.74%) CRISC
9 3 (0.74%) PgMP
10 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.25%) MCP
10 1 (0.25%) MCSA
10 1 (0.25%) MCSE
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.42%) QA
2 12 (2.95%) Data Quality
2 12 (2.95%) SLA
3 11 (2.70%) PMO
4 7 (1.72%) PMBOK
5 5 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (0.98%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.49%) COBIT
7 2 (0.49%) PSD2
8 1 (0.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.23%) Docker
2 4 (0.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.49%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.25%) KVM
4 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (3.19%) Ganglia
2 9 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.97%) CA Wily
4 6 (1.47%) BladeLogic
5 5 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (1.23%) SCOM
6 3 (0.74%) Nagios
6 3 (0.74%) SCCM
7 2 (0.49%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.49%) Netcool
7 2 (0.49%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.25%) Ansible
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.25%) Puppet
8 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 77 (18.92%) Oracle
2 31 (7.62%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.91%) IBM
4 16 (3.93%) Tableau
4 16 (3.93%) Teradata
5 14 (3.44%) AppDynamics
5 14 (3.44%) Google
5 14 (3.44%) ServiceNow
5 14 (3.44%) Splunk
6 10 (2.46%) HP
7 8 (1.97%) Chordiant
8 6 (1.47%) Sun
9 5 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.98%) Ab Initio
10 4 (0.98%) Adobe
10 4 (0.98%) CA
10 4 (0.98%) Citrix
10 4 (0.98%) Cognizant
10 4 (0.98%) Cognos
10 4 (0.98%) MuleSoft