Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Banking over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 139 156
Rank change year-on-year +98 +17 -
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 171 9 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 5.56% 0.40% 1.05%
As % of the General category 11.44% 0.99% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 34
Cheshire median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -25.00% -
10th Percentile £33,800 £23,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,250 £88,125
North West median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -25.00% +27.27%

Investment 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 1495 910 1335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 48.57% 40.44% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 749 1086
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -8.24% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,058 £66,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in Cheshire

Investment Banking
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Investment Banking in Cheshire

Investment Banking
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Banking in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Investment Banking in Cheshire

Investment 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 Investment Banking within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 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 +26 164 - - 12
Investment Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 171 (100.00%) Banking
2 167 (97.66%) Wealth Management
3 150 (87.72%) Risk Management
4 118 (69.01%) Law
5 116 (67.84%) Finance
6 68 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (34.50%) Information Security
8 49 (28.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (24.56%) Java
10 36 (21.05%) SDLC
11 34 (19.88%) ITIL
12 33 (19.30%) Unix
12 33 (19.30%) Project Management
13 32 (18.71%) SQL
14 27 (15.79%) Windows
15 26 (15.20%) Oracle
15 26 (15.20%) Middleware
15 26 (15.20%) Incident Management
16 22 (12.87%) Waterfall
16 22 (12.87%) Service Management
17 20 (11.70%) Management Information System
17 20 (11.70%) Line Management
17 20 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (11.11%) PMI Certification
18 19 (11.11%) PRINCE2
19 18 (10.53%) Linux
19 18 (10.53%) JavaScript
20 17 (9.94%) DevOps
20 17 (9.94%) Continuous Improvement
20 17 (9.94%) Change Control

Investment 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 10 (5.85%) JBoss
1 10 (5.85%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.68%) Confluence
3 5 (2.92%) Apache
3 5 (2.92%) CICS
3 5 (2.92%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.92%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.34%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.17%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.17%) IIS
6 2 (1.17%) Tuxedo
6 2 (1.17%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.34%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.58%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) SAP GRC
1 2 (1.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.09%) PaaS
2 6 (3.51%) OpenShift
3 5 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.17%) IaaS
4 2 (1.17%) Office 365
4 2 (1.17%) SaaS
5 1 (0.58%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.51%) SSL
2 5 (2.92%) Internet
2 5 (2.92%) LDAP
3 4 (2.34%) DNS
3 4 (2.34%) Firewall
4 3 (1.75%) DHCP
4 3 (1.75%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.75%) HTTP
4 3 (1.75%) LAN
4 3 (1.75%) SSH
4 3 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.75%) WAN
4 3 (1.75%) WebEx
5 2 (1.17%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.17%) Multicast
5 2 (1.17%) SAN
5 2 (1.17%) Wireless
6 1 (0.58%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.58%) Intranet
6 1 (0.58%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.36%) GIS
2 9 (5.26%) DB2
3 5 (2.92%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.75%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.17%) Big Data
6 2 (1.17%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.17%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.17%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.17%) MySQL
6 2 (1.17%) QlikView
6 2 (1.17%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.17%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.58%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (4.68%) Jenkins
1 8 (4.68%) JIRA
2 5 (2.92%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.34%) SonarQube
3 4 (2.34%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (1.75%) ClearCase
4 3 (1.75%) Maven
4 3 (1.75%) Subversion
5 2 (1.17%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.17%) Gradle
5 2 (1.17%) JUnit
5 2 (1.17%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.17%) Selenium
6 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.58%) Grunt
6 1 (0.58%) gulp
6 1 (0.58%) Hudson
6 1 (0.58%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.58%) webpack
6 1 (0.58%) XPEDITER
General
1 171 (100.00%) Banking
2 118 (69.01%) Law
3 116 (67.84%) Finance
4 5 (2.92%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (2.34%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.17%) Legal
7 2 (1.17%) Retail
8 1 (0.58%) Billing
8 1 (0.58%) Marketing
8 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (20.47%) Analyst
2 21 (12.28%) Project Manager
3 18 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 14 (8.19%) Business Analyst
5 8 (4.68%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (4.68%) Senior Business Analyst
6 7 (4.09%) Automation Test Lead
6 7 (4.09%) Developer
6 7 (4.09%) Test Leader
7 6 (3.51%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (3.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 6 (3.51%) Programme Manager
8 5 (2.92%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.34%) Architect
9 4 (2.34%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (2.34%) Head of Design
9 4 (2.34%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
9 4 (2.34%) Portfolio Manager
9 4 (2.34%) Test Analyst
10 3 (1.75%) Data Migration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.20%) Middleware
2 11 (6.43%) .NET
2 11 (6.43%) .NET Framework
3 8 (4.68%) J2EE
4 7 (4.09%) REST
4 7 (4.09%) XML
5 6 (3.51%) Web Services
6 5 (2.92%) Struts
7 3 (1.75%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.75%) EJB
7 3 (1.75%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.75%) JMS
7 3 (1.75%) JSP
7 3 (1.75%) Servlets
7 3 (1.75%) SOAP
7 3 (1.75%) Spring
7 3 (1.75%) Spring Boot
7 3 (1.75%) WSDL
7 3 (1.75%) XSD
7 3 (1.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
1 20 (11.70%) Management Information System
2 16 (9.36%) PMI
3 12 (7.02%) User Experience
4 11 (6.43%) Mainframe
5 9 (5.26%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.92%) Fintech
7 4 (2.34%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.34%) Contactless
7 4 (2.34%) Online Banking
7 4 (2.34%) PKI
7 4 (2.34%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.75%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.17%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.17%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.17%) CMDB
9 2 (1.17%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.17%) Robotics
9 2 (1.17%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (19.30%) Unix
2 27 (15.79%) Windows
3 18 (10.53%) Linux
4 6 (3.51%) AIX
4 6 (3.51%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.75%) Solaris
6 1 (0.58%) Android
6 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (97.66%) Wealth Management
2 150 (87.72%) Risk Management
3 68 (39.77%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (34.50%) Information Security
5 49 (28.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (21.05%) SDLC
7 34 (19.88%) ITIL
8 33 (19.30%) Project Management
9 26 (15.20%) Incident Management
10 22 (12.87%) Service Management
10 22 (12.87%) Waterfall
11 20 (11.70%) Line Management
12 19 (11.11%) PRINCE2
13 17 (9.94%) Change Control
13 17 (9.94%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (9.94%) DevOps
14 15 (8.77%) Business Analysis
15 14 (8.19%) Programme Management
15 14 (8.19%) Software Engineering
15 14 (8.19%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 42 (24.56%) Java
2 32 (18.71%) SQL
3 18 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.09%) Python
4 7 (4.09%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.51%) C#
6 5 (2.92%) Assembly Language
6 5 (2.92%) COBOL
6 5 (2.92%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.34%) Perl
8 3 (1.75%) C
9 2 (1.17%) ABAP
9 2 (1.17%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.17%) VBScript
10 1 (0.58%) AWK
10 1 (0.58%) C++
10 1 (0.58%) JCL
10 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.58%) REXX
10 1 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 10 (5.85%) Degree
2 10 (5.85%) PMP
3 7 (4.09%) APMG
3 7 (4.09%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.34%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.75%) CISSP
5 3 (1.75%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.75%) PgMP
6 2 (1.17%) ISEB
7 1 (0.58%) CCIE
7 1 (0.58%) CCNP
7 1 (0.58%) CISA
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.58%) CISM
7 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.58%) MCP
7 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.36%) QA
2 11 (6.43%) SLA
3 7 (4.09%) PMBOK
4 4 (2.34%) PMO
5 2 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.17%) PSD2
6 1 (0.58%) COBIT
6 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.58%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (2.92%) Docker
2 3 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.17%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.58%) KVM
4 1 (0.58%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.68%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.51%) CA Wily
3 5 (2.92%) BladeLogic
3 5 (2.92%) SCOM
4 3 (1.75%) Nagios
4 3 (1.75%) SCCM
5 2 (1.17%) Ganglia
5 2 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.17%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.17%) Netcool
5 2 (1.17%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (15.20%) Oracle
2 12 (7.02%) IBM
2 12 (7.02%) Splunk
3 11 (6.43%) AppDynamics
4 10 (5.85%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.92%) Sun
6 4 (2.34%) Ab Initio
6 4 (2.34%) Apigee
6 4 (2.34%) CA
6 4 (2.34%) Citrix
6 4 (2.34%) HP
6 4 (2.34%) MuleSoft
7 3 (1.75%) Chordiant
7 3 (1.75%) McAfee
7 3 (1.75%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.75%) Symantec
8 2 (1.17%) GoldenSource
8 2 (1.17%) Informatica
8 2 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.17%) SAP