Period
to 18 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
England > North West
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 59 88
Rank change year-on-year +7 +29 -19
Permanent jobs citing Banking 604 633 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.05% 4.82% 3.27%
As % of the General category 12.97% 11.66% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 237 347 243
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +8.70% -8.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £27,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £76,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £63,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.36% +5.83% -

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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4,658 5,430 4,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.96% 41.31% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3,437 3,961 3,646
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,125
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in the North West

Banking
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Banking in the North West

Banking
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in the North West over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Banking in the North West

Banking
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
Cheshire +6 372 £58,000 +16.00% 25
Manchester -2 192 £52,500 +9.38% 39
Merseyside -8 36 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Lancashire +9 4 - -
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 North West region with a requirement for Banking.

1 359 (59.44%) Finance
2 319 (52.81%) Wealth Management
3 316 (52.32%) Investment Banking
4 314 (51.99%) Risk Management
5 290 (48.01%) Law
6 224 (37.09%) Agile Software Development
7 164 (27.15%) Java
8 129 (21.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 103 (17.05%) JavaScript
10 102 (16.89%) Project Management
11 90 (14.90%) DevOps
12 81 (13.41%) SDLC
13 74 (12.25%) Scrum
14 67 (11.09%) Waterfall
15 65 (10.76%) ITIL
15 65 (10.76%) TDD
16 63 (10.43%) Software Engineering
16 63 (10.43%) Windows
17 61 (10.10%) SQL
18 60 (9.93%) Test Automation
19 57 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
19 57 (9.44%) Problem-Solving
20 53 (8.77%) HTML
21 52 (8.61%) User Experience
22 51 (8.44%) Microsoft
23 50 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
23 50 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
23 50 (8.28%) Jenkins
24 47 (7.78%) Spring
24 47 (7.78%) JIRA

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 36 (5.96%) Confluence
2 12 (1.99%) Tomcat
3 10 (1.66%) SAS
3 10 (1.66%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.32%) JBoss
4 8 (1.32%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.83%) Apache
5 5 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.50%) IIS
6 3 (0.50%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.33%) CICS
7 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.17%) Jetty
8 1 (0.17%) Liferay
8 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 33 (5.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (4.97%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (4.80%) MS Visio
4 28 (4.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (2.98%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.33%) InDesign
7 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) SAP CO
1 4 (0.66%) SAP FI
1 4 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (0.66%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.50%) BASE24
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Exstream
3 1 (0.17%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.99%) npm
4 9 (1.49%) BrowserStack
5 7 (1.16%) OpenShift
6 4 (0.66%) SaaS
7 3 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.50%) Office 365
8 2 (0.33%) GitHub
8 2 (0.33%) NuGet
9 1 (0.17%) IaaS
9 1 (0.17%) PaaS
9 1 (0.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.99%) ATM
2 11 (1.82%) Internet
3 6 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (0.99%) Network Security
4 5 (0.83%) Firewall
4 5 (0.83%) HTTP
5 3 (0.50%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (0.50%) Sourcefire
5 3 (0.50%) SSL
5 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.50%) VoIP
5 3 (0.50%) VPN
5 3 (0.50%) WAN
6 2 (0.33%) DHCP
6 2 (0.33%) IPsec
6 2 (0.33%) LAN
6 2 (0.33%) MPLS
6 2 (0.33%) Multicast
6 2 (0.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.14%) Big Data
1 25 (4.14%) Hadoop
2 22 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (2.15%) GIS
4 11 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.66%) MongoDB
5 10 (1.66%) MySQL
6 9 (1.49%) QlikView
7 7 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (1.16%) DB2
7 7 (1.16%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.99%) HBase
8 6 (0.99%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 4 (0.66%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 50 (8.28%) Jenkins
2 47 (7.78%) JIRA
3 38 (6.29%) Git (software)
4 32 (5.30%) Selenium
5 24 (3.97%) Gradle
6 16 (2.65%) Sonatype Nexus
7 15 (2.48%) Maven
8 14 (2.32%) Cucumber
9 13 (2.15%) JUnit
10 12 (1.99%) Bitbucket
10 12 (1.99%) Grunt
10 12 (1.99%) gulp
10 12 (1.99%) webpack
11 11 (1.82%) Babel
12 10 (1.66%) Ant
12 10 (1.66%) TeamCity
13 9 (1.49%) CA Release Automation
14 8 (1.32%) Jasmine
15 7 (1.16%) Visual Studio
16 6 (0.99%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 359 (59.44%) Finance
2 316 (52.32%) Investment Banking
3 290 (48.01%) Law
4 33 (5.46%) Advertising
5 25 (4.14%) Retail Banking
6 24 (3.97%) Retail
7 20 (3.31%) Corporate Banking
8 14 (2.32%) Legal
9 12 (1.99%) Marketing
10 9 (1.49%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.16%) Games
12 5 (0.83%) Billing
12 5 (0.83%) Electronics
12 5 (0.83%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.66%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.50%) Back Office
14 3 (0.50%) Front Office
15 2 (0.33%) International Banking
16 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (19.37%) Analyst
2 109 (18.05%) Developer
3 60 (9.93%) Business Analyst
4 49 (8.11%) Architect
5 43 (7.12%) Project Manager
6 39 (6.46%) Java Developer
7 32 (5.30%) Solutions Architect
8 21 (3.48%) Senior Developer
9 20 (3.31%) Designer
9 20 (3.31%) Service Analyst
10 19 (3.15%) Scrum Master
11 18 (2.98%) Financial Analyst
11 18 (2.98%) JavaScript Developer
12 17 (2.81%) Delivery Manager
12 17 (2.81%) Senior Analyst
12 17 (2.81%) Service Manager
12 17 (2.81%) Technical Manager
13 16 (2.65%) Consultant
13 16 (2.65%) Senior Business Analyst
13 16 (2.65%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (8.77%) HTML
2 47 (7.78%) AngularJS
2 47 (7.78%) Spring
3 42 (6.95%) CSS
4 38 (6.29%) .NET
4 38 (6.29%) React
5 30 (4.97%) HTML5
6 28 (4.64%) REST
7 26 (4.30%) RESTful
8 25 (4.14%) Web Services
9 24 (3.97%) Node.js
10 21 (3.48%) Hibernate
11 18 (2.98%) CSS3
12 15 (2.48%) LESS
12 15 (2.48%) React Native
13 12 (1.99%) Ajax
13 12 (1.99%) Redux
13 12 (1.99%) Sass
13 12 (1.99%) SOAP
14 11 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (8.61%) User Experience
3 39 (6.46%) Online Banking
4 33 (5.46%) Mainframe
4 33 (5.46%) Mobile App
5 30 (4.97%) Fintech
6 28 (4.64%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (2.98%) Virtual Team
8 15 (2.48%) Computer Science
8 15 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
9 14 (2.32%) PMI
10 13 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (1.82%) Arduino
11 11 (1.82%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.66%) Mobile Payment
12 10 (1.66%) Wiki
13 8 (1.32%) PKI
14 6 (0.99%) Internet of Things
14 6 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 63 (10.43%) Windows
2 44 (7.28%) Android
3 43 (7.12%) Linux
4 37 (6.13%) Apple iOS
5 35 (5.79%) Unix
6 14 (2.32%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.50%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.33%) AIX
9 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.17%) HPUX
10 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (52.81%) Wealth Management
2 314 (51.99%) Risk Management
3 224 (37.09%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (21.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 102 (16.89%) Project Management
6 90 (14.90%) DevOps
7 81 (13.41%) SDLC
8 74 (12.25%) Scrum
9 67 (11.09%) Waterfall
10 65 (10.76%) ITIL
10 65 (10.76%) TDD
11 63 (10.43%) Software Engineering
12 60 (9.93%) Test Automation
13 57 (9.44%) Problem-Solving
14 50 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
14 50 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
15 43 (7.12%) Business Analysis
15 43 (7.12%) Change Management
16 41 (6.79%) PRINCE2
17 37 (6.13%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 164 (27.15%) Java
2 103 (17.05%) JavaScript
3 61 (10.10%) SQL
4 32 (5.30%) Python
5 30 (4.97%) Java 8
6 29 (4.80%) PHP
7 25 (4.14%) C++
8 24 (3.97%) C#
9 20 (3.31%) ES6
10 16 (2.65%) C
10 16 (2.65%) TypeScript
11 14 (2.32%) Ruby
12 13 (2.15%) Perl
13 9 (1.49%) Kotlin
14 8 (1.32%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.32%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.32%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.32%) Scala
15 7 (1.16%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (7.12%) Degree
2 21 (3.48%) PMI Certification
3 17 (2.81%) PMP
4 16 (2.65%) CISSP
5 13 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (2.15%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.82%) OCPJP
7 8 (1.32%) ISEB
8 7 (1.16%) CISA
8 7 (1.16%) CISM
8 7 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.83%) APMP
10 4 (0.66%) CIMA
10 4 (0.66%) CSSLP
10 4 (0.66%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.66%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.50%) CBAP
11 3 (0.50%) GIAC
11 3 (0.50%) IIBA
11 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.97%) PMO
1 30 (4.97%) QA
2 21 (3.48%) GDPR
3 18 (2.98%) SLA
4 10 (1.66%) PSD2
5 4 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.50%) COBIT
6 3 (0.50%) COSO
7 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.17%) EMIR
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.17%) MiFID
7 1 (0.17%) P3O
7 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 33 (5.46%) Docker
2 14 (2.32%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.50%) Snort
4 3 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.17%) Firmware
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.17%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.17%) vSphere
6 1 (0.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (1.66%) Kubernetes
3 9 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (0.83%) Ansible
4 5 (0.83%) Puppet
5 4 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.66%) Terraform
6 3 (0.50%) Nagios
7 1 (0.17%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.17%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.17%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.17%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.17%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.17%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.17%) Nessus
7 1 (0.17%) Netcool
7 1 (0.17%) SCCM
7 1 (0.17%) SCOM
7 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 51 (8.44%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.79%) Oracle
3 14 (2.32%) Cloudera
3 14 (2.32%) Splunk
4 11 (1.82%) Tableau
5 10 (1.66%) Teradata
6 9 (1.49%) Google
7 7 (1.16%) Ab Initio
7 7 (1.16%) Red Hat
8 6 (0.99%) Citrix
8 6 (0.99%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 6 (0.99%) Informatica
9 5 (0.83%) Cisco
9 5 (0.83%) Lumension
9 5 (0.83%) ServiceNow
9 5 (0.83%) Symantec
9 5 (0.83%) VMware
10 4 (0.66%) Adobe
10 4 (0.66%) HP
10 4 (0.66%) SAP