Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 130 161
Rank change year-on-year +106 +31 +30
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 305 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 9.01% 0.47% 0.18%
As % of the General category 17.38% 1.14% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 5
Cheshire median annual salary £63,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £46,500 £40,850 £46,000
90th Percentile £85,250 £68,750 £67,000
North West median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +12.82%

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 1,755 880 1,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 51.86% 41.33% 43.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,178 678 1,071
Cheshire median annual salary £46,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.25% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 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 - 290 £83,500 - 17
Crewe - 2 £35,000 - 1
Investment Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 305 (100.00%) Banking
2 302 (99.02%) Wealth Management
3 281 (92.13%) Risk Management
4 271 (88.85%) Law
5 241 (79.02%) Finance
6 130 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
7 111 (36.39%) Information Security
8 83 (27.21%) Java
9 71 (23.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 61 (20.00%) Project Management
11 59 (19.34%) SDLC
12 57 (18.69%) Unix
13 51 (16.72%) SQL
14 49 (16.07%) Oracle
15 44 (14.43%) Windows
15 44 (14.43%) Linux
16 42 (13.77%) Scrum
17 41 (13.44%) Waterfall
18 39 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
19 38 (12.46%) ITIL
20 37 (12.13%) DevOps
21 36 (11.80%) Middleware
22 35 (11.48%) Jenkins
23 34 (11.15%) Service Management
24 33 (10.82%) PRINCE2
25 30 (9.84%) PMI Certification
26 28 (9.18%) JavaScript
26 28 (9.18%) Business Analysis
27 27 (8.85%) Incident Management
27 27 (8.85%) WebSphere

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 27 (8.85%) WebSphere
2 24 (7.87%) JBoss
3 17 (5.57%) Confluence
4 12 (3.93%) CICS
5 9 (2.95%) Apache
5 9 (2.95%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (1.97%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.31%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.98%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.98%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.66%) IIS
10 2 (0.66%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.66%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.66%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (0.66%) SAP GRC
1 2 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.56%) OpenShift
2 11 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.62%) PaaS
4 3 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.66%) BrowserStack
5 2 (0.66%) IaaS
5 2 (0.66%) Office 365
5 2 (0.66%) SaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.28%) SSL
2 9 (2.95%) Internet
3 5 (1.64%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.98%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.98%) SAN
4 3 (0.98%) SSH
5 2 (0.66%) ATM
5 2 (0.66%) HTTP
6 1 (0.33%) DMZ
6 1 (0.33%) DNS
6 1 (0.33%) Firewall
6 1 (0.33%) FTP
6 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.89%) DB2
2 14 (4.59%) Hadoop
2 14 (4.59%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.93%) MongoDB
4 11 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.28%) GIS
6 6 (1.97%) MySQL
7 5 (1.64%) Big Data
7 5 (1.64%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.31%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.98%) Blockchain
9 3 (0.98%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.98%) HBase
9 3 (0.98%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.98%) QlikView
9 3 (0.98%) Spotfire
9 3 (0.98%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 35 (11.48%) Jenkins
2 22 (7.21%) JIRA
3 16 (5.25%) Git (software)
3 16 (5.25%) Sonatype Nexus
4 9 (2.95%) Gradle
5 8 (2.62%) Bitbucket
6 7 (2.30%) Maven
6 7 (2.30%) Selenium
6 7 (2.30%) SonarQube
7 5 (1.64%) Subversion
8 4 (1.31%) ClearCase
8 4 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.98%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.98%) JUnit
10 2 (0.66%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.66%) Sikuli
10 2 (0.66%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.33%) Bower
11 1 (0.33%) Grunt
11 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 305 (100.00%) Banking
2 271 (88.85%) Law
3 241 (79.02%) Finance
4 12 (3.93%) Corporate Banking
5 11 (3.61%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.31%) Legal
7 2 (0.66%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.66%) Retail
8 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (22.30%) Analyst
2 38 (12.46%) Project Manager
3 30 (9.84%) Business Analyst
4 18 (5.90%) Applications Support
4 18 (5.90%) Architect
4 18 (5.90%) Developer
5 12 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (3.93%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (3.93%) Senior Business Analyst
6 10 (3.28%) Java Developer
6 10 (3.28%) Software Engineer
6 10 (3.28%) Technical Manager
7 8 (2.62%) Automation Test Lead
7 8 (2.62%) Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (2.62%) Test Leader
8 7 (2.30%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (2.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (2.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 7 (2.30%) Programme Manager
8 7 (2.30%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.80%) Middleware
2 23 (7.54%) .NET
3 21 (6.89%) .NET Framework
4 19 (6.23%) Web Services
5 14 (4.59%) XML
6 11 (3.61%) J2EE
6 11 (3.61%) REST
7 10 (3.28%) AngularJS
7 10 (3.28%) HTML
8 8 (2.62%) ASP.NET
8 8 (2.62%) Spring
9 7 (2.30%) Hibernate
9 7 (2.30%) jQuery
9 7 (2.30%) JSON
10 6 (1.97%) JMS
11 5 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (1.64%) HTML5
11 5 (1.64%) SOAP
11 5 (1.64%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (8.20%) Mainframe
3 24 (7.87%) PMI
4 16 (5.25%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.26%) User Experience
6 12 (3.93%) Fintech
6 12 (3.93%) Mobile App
7 10 (3.28%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.64%) Clustering
8 5 (1.64%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (1.64%) Online Banking
9 4 (1.31%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.98%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (0.98%) CCTV
10 3 (0.98%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (0.98%) PKI
10 3 (0.98%) Robotics
10 3 (0.98%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.98%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 57 (18.69%) Unix
2 44 (14.43%) Linux
2 44 (14.43%) Windows
3 13 (4.26%) AIX
4 6 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (1.97%) Solaris
4 6 (1.97%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.31%) Android
5 4 (1.31%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.66%) zOS
7 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (99.02%) Wealth Management
2 281 (92.13%) Risk Management
3 130 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (36.39%) Information Security
5 71 (23.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 61 (20.00%) Project Management
7 59 (19.34%) SDLC
8 42 (13.77%) Scrum
9 41 (13.44%) Waterfall
10 38 (12.46%) ITIL
11 37 (12.13%) DevOps
12 34 (11.15%) Service Management
13 33 (10.82%) PRINCE2
14 28 (9.18%) Business Analysis
15 27 (8.85%) Change Control
15 27 (8.85%) Incident Management
15 27 (8.85%) Test Automation
16 26 (8.52%) Line Management
17 24 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
18 21 (6.89%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 83 (27.21%) Java
2 51 (16.72%) SQL
3 28 (9.18%) JavaScript
4 23 (7.54%) Python
5 15 (4.92%) Perl
5 15 (4.92%) Shell Script
6 13 (4.26%) C#
7 10 (3.28%) COBOL
8 8 (2.62%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.31%) Assembly Language
9 4 (1.31%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.98%) R
10 3 (0.98%) REXX
10 3 (0.98%) Scala
11 2 (0.66%) C++
11 2 (0.66%) Groovy
11 2 (0.66%) Korn
11 2 (0.66%) Ruby
11 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (9.84%) PMI Certification
2 20 (6.56%) PMP
3 14 (4.59%) Degree
4 8 (2.62%) APMG
4 8 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (2.30%) CISSP
6 5 (1.64%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.64%) Sun Certification
7 4 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.31%) CSSLP
7 4 (1.31%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.98%) PgMP
9 2 (0.66%) CISA
9 2 (0.66%) CISM
9 2 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.66%) PhD
10 1 (0.33%) CIMA
10 1 (0.33%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.20%) QA
2 15 (4.92%) PMO
3 10 (3.28%) SLA
4 9 (2.95%) PSD2
5 8 (2.62%) PMBOK
6 7 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.33%) SEPA
System Software
1 20 (6.56%) Docker
2 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.66%) PowerHA
2 2 (0.66%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (0.66%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.33%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (7.21%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (4.26%) Kubernetes
3 10 (3.28%) BladeLogic
4 9 (2.95%) CA Wily
5 8 (2.62%) Puppet
6 7 (2.30%) SCOM
7 6 (1.97%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (1.64%) Ansible
9 4 (1.31%) Nagios
9 4 (1.31%) Netcool
10 3 (0.98%) Ganglia
10 3 (0.98%) Oozie
10 3 (0.98%) Packer
10 3 (0.98%) Terraform
10 3 (0.98%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.66%) CFEngine
11 2 (0.66%) SCCM
11 2 (0.66%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.66%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 49 (16.07%) Oracle
2 26 (8.52%) IBM
3 14 (4.59%) AppDynamics
3 14 (4.59%) Splunk
4 12 (3.93%) Microsoft
5 11 (3.61%) Ab Initio
6 10 (3.28%) HP
6 10 (3.28%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.62%) CA
7 8 (2.62%) CA Agile Central
7 8 (2.62%) Teradata
8 7 (2.30%) Sun
9 6 (1.97%) Informatica
9 6 (1.97%) ServiceNow
10 5 (1.64%) Apigee
10 5 (1.64%) MuleSoft
10 5 (1.64%) Tableau
11 4 (1.31%) Chordiant
12 3 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.98%) Veritas