Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 100 137
Rank change year-on-year +72 +37 +9
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 251 73 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.64% 2.70% 0.27%
As % of the General category 20.11% 6.19% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 6
Cheshire median annual salary £60,000 £55,600 £46,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.91% +18.93% -33.21%
10th Percentile £33,000 £30,725 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,000 £75,000 £78,750
North West median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +26.32% -29.63% -3.57%

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 1,248 1,179 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.98% 43.57% 45.42%
Number of salaries quoted 809 782 823
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -4.19%
10th Percentile £26,150 £25,688 £21,550
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 August 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 21 August 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 +14 227 £83,500 +67.00% 4
Crewe - 6 £36,000 -
Investment Banking
North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 251 (100.00%) Banking
2 245 (97.61%) Wealth Management
3 232 (92.43%) Risk Management
4 228 (90.84%) Law
5 125 (49.80%) Finance
6 80 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (25.90%) Project Management
8 52 (20.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 45 (17.93%) SDLC
10 39 (15.54%) Java
11 38 (15.14%) ITIL
11 38 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
12 31 (12.35%) Degree
13 30 (11.95%) Jenkins
14 29 (11.55%) Windows
14 29 (11.55%) Microsoft
14 29 (11.55%) Service Management
15 28 (11.16%) DevOps
15 28 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
16 27 (10.76%) Change Control
17 26 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
17 26 (10.36%) Information Security
18 25 (9.96%) Change Management
18 25 (9.96%) Unix
19 24 (9.56%) SQL
19 24 (9.56%) PMO
20 23 (9.16%) Linux
20 23 (9.16%) Python
21 22 (8.76%) PRINCE2
21 22 (8.76%) Microsoft Excel

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 19 (7.57%) Confluence
2 8 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.19%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.79%) JBoss
4 6 (2.39%) NServiceBus
5 5 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.99%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.80%) Apache
6 2 (0.80%) CICS
7 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.40%) IIS
7 1 (0.40%) Jetty
7 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (8.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (7.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 18 (7.17%) MS Visio
4 17 (6.77%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (2.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Exstream
1 1 (0.40%) Loan IQ
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.39%) OpenShift
3 5 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.80%) NuGet
5 2 (0.80%) PaaS
5 2 (0.80%) SaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) IaaS
6 1 (0.40%) npm
6 1 (0.40%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.38%) Internet
2 3 (1.20%) HTTP
2 3 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.80%) ATM
3 2 (0.80%) SSL
4 1 (0.40%) CTI
4 1 (0.40%) Firewall
4 1 (0.40%) Network Security
4 1 (0.40%) Softphone
4 1 (0.40%) Sourcefire
4 1 (0.40%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.57%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.58%) GIS
3 8 (3.19%) Hadoop
4 7 (2.79%) Big Data
4 7 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.99%) HBase
5 5 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.59%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.20%) DB2
7 3 (1.20%) MySQL
7 3 (1.20%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.20%) QlikView
7 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.40%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (11.95%) Jenkins
2 20 (7.97%) JIRA
3 16 (6.37%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.38%) Gradle
4 11 (4.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (3.98%) CA Release Automation
6 9 (3.59%) Bitbucket
6 9 (3.59%) Selenium
7 6 (2.39%) Maven
7 6 (2.39%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.99%) Ant
8 5 (1.99%) IntelliJ
8 5 (1.99%) JUnit
8 5 (1.99%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (1.59%) SonarQube
9 4 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.20%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.80%) Bower
11 2 (0.80%) LoadRunner
General
1 251 (100.00%) Banking
2 228 (90.84%) Law
3 125 (49.80%) Finance
4 14 (5.58%) Legal
5 10 (3.98%) Retail
6 8 (3.19%) Marketing
7 6 (2.39%) Corporate Banking
8 5 (1.99%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.59%) Billing
10 3 (1.20%) Back Office
11 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.80%) Games
12 1 (0.40%) Front Office
12 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 61 (24.30%) Analyst
2 28 (11.16%) Project Manager
3 24 (9.56%) Business Analyst
4 21 (8.37%) Developer
5 14 (5.58%) Service Manager
6 11 (4.38%) Programme Manager
7 10 (3.98%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (3.59%) Junior
8 9 (3.59%) Senior Business Analyst
9 8 (3.19%) Java Developer
9 8 (3.19%) Security Engineer
9 8 (3.19%) Software Engineer
10 7 (2.79%) Architect
10 7 (2.79%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (2.39%) C# Software Engineer
11 6 (2.39%) Designer
11 6 (2.39%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (2.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 6 (2.39%) PMO Manager
11 6 (2.39%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.18%) Web Services
2 12 (4.78%) .NET
3 11 (4.38%) AngularJS
4 10 (3.98%) Middleware
5 9 (3.59%) RESTful
6 8 (3.19%) HTML
7 7 (2.79%) REST
7 7 (2.79%) Spring
8 6 (2.39%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.39%) ASP.NET
8 6 (2.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (2.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (2.39%) CSS
8 6 (2.39%) LDAP
8 6 (2.39%) LINQ
8 6 (2.39%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
8 6 (2.39%) WCF
8 6 (2.39%) XML
9 5 (1.99%) Flask
9 5 (1.99%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.14%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.57%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.98%) Fintech
3 15 (5.98%) Virtual Team
4 13 (5.18%) PMI
5 11 (4.38%) Computer Science
5 11 (4.38%) User Experience
6 7 (2.79%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.79%) Mainframe
6 7 (2.79%) Mobile Payment
7 6 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.39%) Internet of Things
7 6 (2.39%) IVR
8 5 (1.99%) Cyber Defence
8 5 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.20%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.20%) Marketing Technology
9 3 (1.20%) PKI
10 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.80%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.55%) Windows
2 25 (9.96%) Unix
3 23 (9.16%) Linux
4 6 (2.39%) Android
5 5 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.80%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (97.61%) Wealth Management
2 232 (92.43%) Risk Management
3 80 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (25.90%) Project Management
5 52 (20.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (17.93%) SDLC
7 38 (15.14%) ITIL
8 29 (11.55%) Service Management
9 28 (11.16%) DevOps
9 28 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
10 27 (10.76%) Change Control
11 26 (10.36%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (10.36%) Information Security
12 25 (9.96%) Change Management
13 22 (8.76%) PRINCE2
13 22 (8.76%) Scrum
14 21 (8.37%) Continuous Improvement
14 21 (8.37%) TDD
14 21 (8.37%) Waterfall
15 19 (7.57%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (15.54%) Java
2 24 (9.56%) SQL
3 23 (9.16%) Python
4 13 (5.18%) JavaScript
4 13 (5.18%) Perl
5 10 (3.98%) C#
6 6 (2.39%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.99%) Java 8
7 5 (1.99%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.59%) COBOL
8 4 (1.59%) Ruby
9 3 (1.20%) C
9 3 (1.20%) C++
9 3 (1.20%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.80%) Go
10 2 (0.80%) JCL
10 2 (0.80%) Kotlin
10 2 (0.80%) PHP
10 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.80%) REXX
Qualifications
1 31 (12.35%) Degree
2 17 (6.77%) PMI Certification
3 14 (5.58%) CISSP
4 11 (4.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (3.98%) PMP
6 7 (2.79%) CISM
7 6 (2.39%) CSSLP
8 5 (1.99%) APMP
8 5 (1.99%) CIMA
8 5 (1.99%) CISA
9 4 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.59%) TOGAF Certification
10 3 (1.20%) CBAP
10 3 (1.20%) IIBA
10 3 (1.20%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.20%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.80%) APMG
11 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.40%) GIAC
12 1 (0.40%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.56%) PMO
2 16 (6.37%) QA
3 13 (5.18%) SLA
4 6 (2.39%) PSD2
5 5 (1.99%) GDPR
5 5 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.20%) COBIT
6 3 (1.20%) COSO
6 3 (1.20%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.80%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (3.59%) Docker
2 7 (2.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) Snort
3 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (7.57%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (2.39%) Kubernetes
3 5 (1.99%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (1.99%) Terraform
4 4 (1.59%) Ansible
5 3 (1.20%) BladeLogic
5 3 (1.20%) Puppet
6 2 (0.80%) CA Wily
6 2 (0.80%) Nagios
6 2 (0.80%) Packer
7 1 (0.40%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.40%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.40%) Grafana
7 1 (0.40%) Kibana
7 1 (0.40%) Nessus
7 1 (0.40%) Netcool
7 1 (0.40%) PowerBroker
7 1 (0.40%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.40%) SCOM
7 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (11.55%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.77%) Oracle
3 14 (5.58%) Splunk
4 6 (2.39%) Tableau
5 5 (1.99%) CA
5 5 (1.99%) Cloudera
5 5 (1.99%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.59%) Teradata
7 3 (1.20%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (1.20%) GoldenSource
7 3 (1.20%) IBM
7 3 (1.20%) Sun
8 2 (0.80%) Ab Initio
8 2 (0.80%) AppDynamics
8 2 (0.80%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.80%) Google
8 2 (0.80%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.80%) Talend
9 1 (0.40%) Symantec
9 1 (0.40%) Syncsort