Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 28 74
Rank change year-on-year +16 +46 0
Permanent jobs citing Banking 514 174 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.33% 7.77% 3.10%
As % of the General category 30.70% 18.45% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 175 81 62
Cheshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,800 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.83% +9.26% -12.50%
10th Percentile £33,500 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £75,750 £65,000 £62,125
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% -2.11%

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 1,674 943 1,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 49.94% 42.14% 48.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,113 692 1,022
Cheshire median annual salary £46,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.58% +1.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,600 £26,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £68,500 £63,704 £57,950
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 0 377 £50,000 +4.38% 10
Chester -13 8 £52,500 +144.19% 2
Northwich - 8 £37,500 -
Crewe 0 7 £35,000 -44.00%
Widnes - 1 £60,000 -
Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 400 (77.82%) Finance
2 315 (61.28%) Investment Banking
3 311 (60.51%) Wealth Management
4 307 (59.73%) Risk Management
5 276 (53.70%) Law
6 235 (45.72%) Agile Software Development
7 171 (33.27%) Java
8 101 (19.65%) Information Security
9 99 (19.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 92 (17.90%) Project Management
11 91 (17.70%) Scrum
11 91 (17.70%) SDLC
12 81 (15.76%) Waterfall
13 79 (15.37%) DevOps
14 72 (14.01%) SQL
15 68 (13.23%) Jenkins
16 66 (12.84%) JavaScript
16 66 (12.84%) Unix
17 65 (12.65%) Linux
18 61 (11.87%) Windows
18 61 (11.87%) Software Engineering
19 58 (11.28%) Oracle
20 57 (11.09%) Test Automation
21 54 (10.51%) ITIL
21 54 (10.51%) Advertising
22 53 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
23 49 (9.53%) Service Management
24 48 (9.34%) .NET
25 47 (9.14%) Middleware
26 46 (8.95%) 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 33 (6.42%) WebSphere
2 28 (5.45%) Confluence
3 26 (5.06%) Tomcat
4 25 (4.86%) JBoss
5 14 (2.72%) Apache
6 12 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (2.14%) CICS
8 9 (1.75%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.36%) SAS
10 6 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (1.17%) Apache Spark
10 6 (1.17%) NServiceBus
11 4 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.58%) Jupyter
12 3 (0.58%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.39%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.39%) Tuxedo
14 1 (0.19%) Jetty
14 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.58%) SPSS
7 2 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.56%) BASE24
2 3 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.47%) OpenShift
2 19 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.97%) PaaS
5 3 (0.58%) NuGet
6 2 (0.39%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.19%) npm
7 1 (0.19%) Office 365
7 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.31%) Internet
2 10 (1.95%) SSL
3 7 (1.36%) HTTP
4 3 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.39%) ATM
5 2 (0.39%) Firewall
5 2 (0.39%) SAN
6 1 (0.19%) CTI
6 1 (0.19%) DMZ
6 1 (0.19%) DNS
6 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.19%) FTP
6 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.19%) Softphone
6 1 (0.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.23%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.47%) DB2
3 22 (4.28%) Hadoop
4 16 (3.11%) GIS
5 13 (2.53%) MongoDB
5 13 (2.53%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.14%) MySQL
6 11 (2.14%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.56%) Big Data
8 7 (1.36%) HBase
8 7 (1.36%) MariaDB
9 6 (1.17%) Data Mining
9 6 (1.17%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.17%) QlikView
9 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.58%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 68 (13.23%) Jenkins
2 31 (6.03%) Git (software)
2 31 (6.03%) JIRA
3 29 (5.64%) Sonatype Nexus
4 20 (3.89%) Selenium
5 19 (3.70%) CA Release Automation
5 19 (3.70%) Gradle
6 18 (3.50%) Bitbucket
7 16 (3.11%) Maven
8 10 (1.95%) Cucumber
8 10 (1.95%) SonarQube
9 8 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.36%) JUnit
10 7 (1.36%) LoadRunner
11 5 (0.97%) Jasmine
11 5 (0.97%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.78%) Ant
12 4 (0.78%) IntelliJ
12 4 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 400 (77.82%) Finance
2 315 (61.28%) Investment Banking
3 276 (53.70%) Law
4 54 (10.51%) Advertising
5 32 (6.23%) Retail Banking
6 22 (4.28%) Corporate Banking
7 16 (3.11%) Legal
8 12 (2.33%) Retail
9 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.39%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.39%) International Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 100 (19.46%) Analyst
2 67 (13.04%) Developer
3 39 (7.59%) Business Analyst
4 36 (7.00%) Java Developer
5 35 (6.81%) Project Manager
6 28 (5.45%) Architect
7 18 (3.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 18 (3.50%) Junior
7 18 (3.50%) Software Engineer
8 17 (3.31%) Programme Manager
9 15 (2.92%) Technical Manager
9 15 (2.92%) Test Leader
10 14 (2.72%) Applications Developer
10 14 (2.72%) Automation Test Lead
10 14 (2.72%) Tester
11 13 (2.53%) Delivery Manager
11 13 (2.53%) Scrum Master
11 13 (2.53%) Senior Developer
12 12 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (2.33%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (9.34%) .NET
2 47 (9.14%) Middleware
3 40 (7.78%) HTML
3 40 (7.78%) Web Services
4 37 (7.20%) Spring
5 29 (5.64%) Hibernate
6 28 (5.45%) CSS
7 25 (4.86%) AngularJS
8 22 (4.28%) Java EE
8 22 (4.28%) REST
9 21 (4.09%) .NET Framework
10 19 (3.70%) HTML5
10 19 (3.70%) J2EE
10 19 (3.70%) jQuery
10 19 (3.70%) XML
11 18 (3.50%) SOAP
12 15 (2.92%) ASP.NET
12 15 (2.92%) Node.js
13 13 (2.53%) CSS3
14 12 (2.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.20%) Management Information System
3 34 (6.61%) Mobile App
4 29 (5.64%) PMI
5 22 (4.28%) Mainframe
6 20 (3.89%) Virtual Team
7 18 (3.50%) User Experience
8 15 (2.92%) Fintech
9 13 (2.53%) Computer Science
9 13 (2.53%) Online Banking
10 12 (2.33%) N-Tier
11 11 (2.14%) IVR
12 7 (1.36%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.36%) Clustering
12 7 (1.36%) Mobile Banking
12 7 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
13 6 (1.17%) CMDB
13 6 (1.17%) Mobile Payment
13 6 (1.17%) RIA
14 5 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 66 (12.84%) Unix
2 65 (12.65%) Linux
3 61 (11.87%) Windows
4 29 (5.64%) Android
5 28 (5.45%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (2.14%) AIX
8 9 (1.75%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.78%) Solaris
10 3 (0.58%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.39%) zOS
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (60.51%) Wealth Management
2 307 (59.73%) Risk Management
3 235 (45.72%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (19.65%) Information Security
5 99 (19.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 92 (17.90%) Project Management
7 91 (17.70%) Scrum
7 91 (17.70%) SDLC
8 81 (15.76%) Waterfall
9 79 (15.37%) DevOps
10 61 (11.87%) Software Engineering
11 57 (11.09%) Test Automation
12 54 (10.51%) ITIL
13 49 (9.53%) Service Management
14 46 (8.95%) Problem-Solving
15 45 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
16 42 (8.17%) TDD
17 41 (7.98%) Change Management
18 39 (7.59%) PRINCE2
19 33 (6.42%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 171 (33.27%) Java
2 72 (14.01%) SQL
3 66 (12.84%) JavaScript
4 37 (7.20%) Python
5 34 (6.61%) PHP
6 32 (6.23%) C#
7 15 (2.92%) Perl
8 14 (2.72%) Shell Script
9 9 (1.75%) COBOL
10 8 (1.56%) Java 8
11 7 (1.36%) C++
12 6 (1.17%) R
12 6 (1.17%) Ruby
13 5 (0.97%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.97%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.78%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.78%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.58%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.58%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 39 (7.59%) Degree
2 33 (6.42%) PMI Certification
3 16 (3.11%) TOGAF Certification
4 15 (2.92%) ISTQB
4 15 (2.92%) PMP
5 14 (2.72%) CISSP
5 14 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (2.33%) Sun Certification
7 11 (2.14%) CSSLP
8 8 (1.56%) CSQA
8 8 (1.56%) Postgraduate
9 7 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.17%) CISM
11 4 (0.78%) APMG
11 4 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.58%) CIMA
12 3 (0.58%) ISEB
13 2 (0.39%) CREST Certified
13 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.81%) QA
2 18 (3.50%) PMO
3 12 (2.33%) PSD2
4 11 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.75%) SLA
6 8 (1.56%) Data Quality
7 7 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.78%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.58%) COBIT
9 3 (0.58%) COSO
10 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
11 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 23 (4.47%) Docker
2 14 (2.72%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.58%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 2 (0.39%) PowerHA
4 2 (0.39%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 38 (7.39%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (2.72%) Kubernetes
3 12 (2.33%) Puppet
4 11 (2.14%) BladeLogic
5 8 (1.56%) Ansible
5 8 (1.56%) CA Wily
6 6 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (1.17%) Terraform
7 5 (0.97%) Nagios
7 5 (0.97%) Packer
8 4 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.78%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.58%) Oozie
9 3 (0.58%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 2 (0.39%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.39%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.39%) Netcool
10 2 (0.39%) SCOM
11 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.19%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 58 (11.28%) Oracle
2 33 (6.42%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.47%) IBM
4 20 (3.89%) Google
5 17 (3.31%) ServiceNow
6 16 (3.11%) Red Hat
7 15 (2.92%) HP
7 15 (2.92%) Sun
7 15 (2.92%) Teradata
8 12 (2.33%) Splunk
9 11 (2.14%) Ab Initio
10 9 (1.75%) CA
10 9 (1.75%) Cognos
10 9 (1.75%) Tableau
11 8 (1.56%) Adobe
11 8 (1.56%) CA Agile Central
11 8 (1.56%) Cloudera
12 7 (1.36%) AppDynamics
13 6 (1.17%) Informatica
14 5 (0.97%) Symantec