Period
to 18 September 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
England > North West
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 52 59
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 +30
Permanent jobs citing Banking 497 604 633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.72% 5.05% 4.82%
As % of the General category 12.87% 12.36% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 324 237 347
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £36,325 £33,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,250 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £63,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +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 3,861 4,888 5,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 36.66% 40.88% 42.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,679 3,606 4,132
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,454 £68,477 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 2019.

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 2019. 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
Manchester +56 298 £55,000 +4.76% 15
Cheshire -17 143 £59,000 +1.72% 5
Lancashire +4 33 £51,193 - 1
Merseyside -15 22 £61,250 +11.36% 1
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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.

1 258 (51.91%) Finance
2 216 (43.46%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (28.37%) Software Engineering
4 117 (23.54%) DevOps
5 112 (22.54%) JavaScript
6 97 (19.52%) Coaching
7 91 (18.31%) Retail
8 83 (16.70%) Continuous Integration
9 82 (16.50%) Mentoring
10 75 (15.09%) SQL
11 69 (13.88%) Java
12 68 (13.68%) Git (software)
13 65 (13.08%) SQL Server
14 63 (12.68%) Test Automation
15 59 (11.87%) Scrum
16 57 (11.47%) C#
16 57 (11.47%) JIRA
17 56 (11.27%) .NET
18 54 (10.87%) HTML
19 52 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
20 51 (10.26%) CSS
20 51 (10.26%) SDLC
21 49 (9.86%) Microsoft
22 48 (9.66%) TDD
23 47 (9.46%) Confluence
24 46 (9.26%) User Experience
24 46 (9.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
24 46 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
25 45 (9.05%) Apache Flex
26 44 (8.85%) React

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 47 (9.46%) Confluence
2 13 (2.62%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (1.41%) JBoss
5 5 (1.01%) Apache Solr
6 4 (0.80%) SAS
6 4 (0.80%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.40%) Apache
7 2 (0.40%) IIS
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.20%) CMS
8 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 19 (3.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.80%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.80%) Sketch
6 3 (0.60%) Figma
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.20%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (1.61%) Oracle Cash Management
1 8 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (1.61%) Oracle Payables
1 8 (1.61%) SAP CO
1 8 (1.61%) SAP FI
1 8 (1.61%) SAP FI/CO
1 8 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.41%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.20%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.24%) AWS
2 32 (6.44%) Azure
3 20 (4.02%) GitHub
4 16 (3.22%) Heroku
5 7 (1.41%) Amazon ECS
5 7 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.41%) Office 365
6 6 (1.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (1.21%) Amazon EKS
6 6 (1.21%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (1.21%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 6 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (1.21%) AWS OpsWorks
6 6 (1.21%) Route 53
6 6 (1.21%) Serverless
6 6 (1.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (1.01%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.60%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.63%) Firewall
2 9 (1.81%) Broadband
3 8 (1.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 8 (1.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (1.01%) Calico
4 5 (1.01%) Network Security
4 5 (1.01%) Wireless
5 4 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.60%) LAN
6 3 (0.60%) SAN
6 3 (0.60%) WAN
7 1 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.20%) DMZ
7 1 (0.20%) DNS
7 1 (0.20%) Extranet
7 1 (0.20%) FTP
7 1 (0.20%) IPsec
7 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.20%) VoIP
7 1 (0.20%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 35 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (6.44%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (6.24%) BusinessObjects
5 21 (4.23%) MySQL
6 17 (3.42%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.21%) Oracle Database
9 10 (2.01%) NoSQL
10 8 (1.61%) Hadoop
10 8 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (1.61%) QlikView
10 8 (1.61%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.61%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (1.01%) Big Data
13 4 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.80%) SAP HANA
14 3 (0.60%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 68 (13.68%) Git (software)
2 57 (11.47%) JIRA
3 32 (6.44%) GitLab
4 30 (6.04%) IBM UrbanCode
4 30 (6.04%) Jenkins
5 28 (5.63%) Selenium
6 16 (3.22%) webpack
7 10 (2.01%) Gradle
8 9 (1.81%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (1.01%) Maven
12 4 (0.80%) Ant
12 4 (0.80%) Mockito
12 4 (0.80%) SOAtest
13 3 (0.60%) JMeter
13 3 (0.60%) JUnit
14 2 (0.40%) Artifactory
14 2 (0.40%) Subversion
14 2 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 258 (51.91%) Finance
2 91 (18.31%) Retail
3 17 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.22%) Retail Banking
5 14 (2.82%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.61%) General Ledger
6 8 (1.61%) Legal
6 8 (1.61%) Marketing
7 7 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.21%) Public Sector
9 5 (1.01%) Back Office
9 5 (1.01%) Games
10 3 (0.60%) Law
11 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (21.33%) Software Engineer
2 83 (16.70%) Developer
3 40 (8.05%) Analyst
4 35 (7.04%) Quality Engineer
5 30 (6.04%) Software Developer
6 29 (5.84%) Architect
7 25 (5.03%) Consultant
8 19 (3.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 17 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
10 16 (3.22%) DevSecOps Consultant
10 16 (3.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 14 (2.82%) Business Analyst
12 13 (2.62%) Product Owner
13 12 (2.41%) Cloud Engineer
13 12 (2.41%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
13 12 (2.41%) Senior Developer
14 11 (2.21%) Cybersecurity Specialist
14 11 (2.21%) Security Specialist
14 11 (2.21%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (11.27%) .NET
2 54 (10.87%) HTML
3 51 (10.26%) CSS
4 45 (9.05%) Apache Flex
5 44 (8.85%) React
6 40 (8.05%) Node.js
7 34 (6.84%) AngularJS
7 34 (6.84%) ASP.NET
8 31 (6.24%) WCF
9 30 (6.04%) Spring
9 30 (6.04%) WPF
10 26 (5.23%) JSON
11 23 (4.63%) RESTful
12 19 (3.82%) REST
12 19 (3.82%) Spring Boot
13 18 (3.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (3.42%) Redux
15 16 (3.22%) Django
15 16 (3.22%) Dropwizard
15 16 (3.22%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.26%) User Experience
2 36 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.23%) Mobile App
4 16 (3.22%) Mobile Banking
5 14 (2.82%) Virtual Team
6 13 (2.62%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.62%) Robotics
7 10 (2.01%) Private Cloud
8 8 (1.61%) Cyberattack
8 8 (1.61%) FMCG
9 6 (1.21%) Enterprise Cloud
9 6 (1.21%) PMI
10 5 (1.01%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.01%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.01%) IVR
11 4 (0.80%) Cloud Native
11 4 (0.80%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (0.80%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.80%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 41 (8.25%) Windows
2 26 (5.23%) Linux
3 19 (3.82%) Unix
4 17 (3.42%) AIX
5 10 (2.01%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.61%) Android
6 8 (1.61%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.80%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.80%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) CentOS
9 1 (0.20%) HPUX
9 1 (0.20%) Solaris
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (43.46%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (28.37%) Software Engineering
3 117 (23.54%) DevOps
4 97 (19.52%) Coaching
5 83 (16.70%) Continuous Integration
6 82 (16.50%) Mentoring
7 63 (12.68%) Test Automation
8 59 (11.87%) Scrum
9 52 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 51 (10.26%) SDLC
11 48 (9.66%) TDD
12 46 (9.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 46 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
13 41 (8.25%) Kanban
14 40 (8.05%) Microservices
15 36 (7.24%) ETL
16 35 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
16 35 (7.04%) Project Delivery
17 33 (6.64%) Project Management
18 32 (6.44%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 112 (22.54%) JavaScript
2 75 (15.09%) SQL
3 69 (13.88%) Java
4 57 (11.47%) C#
5 38 (7.65%) Python
6 33 (6.64%) T-SQL
7 31 (6.24%) VBA
8 25 (5.03%) C
9 18 (3.62%) C++
10 17 (3.42%) Perl
11 11 (2.21%) PowerShell
12 10 (2.01%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.81%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.61%) Apple Swift
14 8 (1.61%) Ruby
15 7 (1.41%) PHP
16 5 (1.01%) Kotlin
16 5 (1.01%) Scala
16 5 (1.01%) TypeScript
17 4 (0.80%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 37 (7.44%) Degree
2 13 (2.62%) CISSP
3 9 (1.81%) CISM
3 9 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (1.61%) CCIE
4 8 (1.61%) CCNP
4 8 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.61%) DBS Check
5 7 (1.41%) MBA
6 6 (1.21%) CISA
6 6 (1.21%) ISEB
6 6 (1.21%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.01%) SANS
8 4 (0.80%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.80%) PMP
8 4 (0.80%) SSCP
9 2 (0.40%) ACCA
9 2 (0.40%) CIMA
9 2 (0.40%) IIBA
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.63%) QA
2 12 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.21%) PMO
4 7 (1.41%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.21%) GDPR
6 5 (1.01%) SLA
7 4 (0.80%) NIST
8 2 (0.40%) COBIT
8 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.40%) PSD2
System Software
1 30 (6.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 16 (3.22%) Docker
3 14 (2.82%) Active Directory
4 7 (1.41%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (1.21%) XenApp
6 3 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.20%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (6.04%) Tivoli
2 19 (3.82%) Terraform
3 17 (3.42%) Puppet
4 14 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (2.62%) Ganglia
6 12 (2.41%) CA Service Virtualization
6 12 (2.41%) Kubernetes
7 8 (1.61%) FortiGate
8 6 (1.21%) Nagios
8 6 (1.21%) SCCM
8 6 (1.21%) SCOM
8 6 (1.21%) SCOrch
8 6 (1.21%) SCVMM
9 5 (1.01%) Istio
10 3 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.40%) Ansible
11 2 (0.40%) MIIS
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.20%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 49 (9.86%) Microsoft
2 36 (7.24%) IBM
3 31 (6.24%) Salesforce.com
4 25 (5.03%) Oracle
5 20 (4.02%) SAP
6 12 (2.41%) CA
7 10 (2.01%) Cisco
8 8 (1.61%) Blue Coat
8 8 (1.61%) F5
8 8 (1.61%) Juniper
8 8 (1.61%) Pega
8 8 (1.61%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.61%) Symantec
8 8 (1.61%) TIBCO
9 7 (1.41%) Dell
9 7 (1.41%) EMC
9 7 (1.41%) HP
9 7 (1.41%) Sparx
10 6 (1.21%) Citrix
10 6 (1.21%) Splunk