Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 46 94
Rank change year-on-year -22 +48 -29
Permanent jobs citing Banking 447 745 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.27% 5.89% 3.21%
As % of the General category 11.24% 13.72% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 163 378 210
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% -3.00%
10th Percentile £28,100 £29,050 £24,500
90th Percentile £84,180 £76,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%

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 3,976 5,429 4,410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.98% 42.92% 35.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3,028 3,993 3,494
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -1.84%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 20 January 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 20 January 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
Cheshire 0 273 £55,000 +4.76% 19
Manchester -27 129 £50,000 +4.17% 19
Merseyside -16 41 £32,500 -35.00% 5
Lancashire +2 2 £70,000 +112.12% 3
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 245 (54.81%) Finance
2 230 (51.45%) Risk Management
3 220 (49.22%) Investment Banking
4 216 (48.32%) Wealth Management
5 207 (46.31%) Law
6 142 (31.77%) Agile Software Development
7 101 (22.60%) Java
8 82 (18.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 81 (18.12%) Project Management
10 76 (17.00%) JavaScript
11 71 (15.88%) SQL
11 71 (15.88%) Analytical Skills
12 68 (15.21%) Problem-Solving
13 59 (13.20%) DevOps
14 55 (12.30%) Degree
15 53 (11.86%) ITIL
16 46 (10.29%) Windows
16 46 (10.29%) SQL Server
17 45 (10.07%) SDLC
18 43 (9.62%) User Experience
18 43 (9.62%) HTML
18 43 (9.62%) Spring
19 41 (9.17%) TDD
19 41 (9.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 40 (8.95%) Amazon AWS
20 40 (8.95%) Unix
20 40 (8.95%) Microsoft Excel
21 39 (8.72%) Microsoft
22 38 (8.50%) Test Automation
22 38 (8.50%) Software Engineering

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 18 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 14 (3.13%) Confluence
3 12 (2.68%) Tomcat
3 12 (2.68%) WebSphere
4 9 (2.01%) IIS
5 7 (1.57%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.57%) Liferay
6 6 (1.34%) JBoss
7 4 (0.89%) Apache
7 4 (0.89%) Jetty
8 3 (0.67%) SAS
9 2 (0.45%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.45%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.22%) CICS
10 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 41 (9.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 40 (8.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (4.92%) Microsoft Project
4 19 (4.25%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (3.36%) MS Visio
6 5 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.67%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.89%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.67%) Magento
2 3 (0.67%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.45%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.45%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.22%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (8.95%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (6.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.91%) npm
4 8 (1.79%) OpenShift
5 6 (1.34%) Office 365
6 4 (0.89%) BrowserStack
7 3 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.45%) GitHub
8 2 (0.45%) SaaS
8 2 (0.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.22%) Heroku
9 1 (0.22%) IaaS
9 1 (0.22%) PaaS
9 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.24%) Network Security
2 8 (1.79%) Internet
3 7 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (1.57%) LAN
3 7 (1.57%) WAN
4 6 (1.34%) Firewall
5 5 (1.12%) ATM
5 5 (1.12%) HTTP
5 5 (1.12%) Sourcefire
5 5 (1.12%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.89%) SMS
6 4 (0.89%) VPN
7 3 (0.67%) DNS
7 3 (0.67%) IPsec
7 3 (0.67%) VoIP
7 3 (0.67%) Wireless
8 2 (0.45%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.45%) MPLS
8 2 (0.45%) SSH
8 2 (0.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.36%) Big Data
3 11 (2.46%) DB2
3 11 (2.46%) Hadoop
4 10 (2.24%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.79%) QlikView
6 7 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (1.34%) Apache Hive
7 6 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.34%) MariaDB
8 5 (1.12%) MySQL
8 5 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.12%) Power BI
8 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.89%) Data Lake
9 4 (0.89%) HBase
9 4 (0.89%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 30 (6.71%) JIRA
2 23 (5.15%) Selenium
3 22 (4.92%) Git (software)
4 17 (3.80%) Jenkins
5 14 (3.13%) Gradle
5 14 (3.13%) Grunt
5 14 (3.13%) gulp
6 13 (2.91%) Cucumber
7 12 (2.68%) Babel
7 12 (2.68%) webpack
8 8 (1.79%) Maven
9 7 (1.57%) JMeter
9 7 (1.57%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.12%) Protractor
10 5 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (1.12%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.89%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.89%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.67%) HP UFT
General
1 245 (54.81%) Finance
2 220 (49.22%) Investment Banking
3 207 (46.31%) Law
4 28 (6.26%) Retail Banking
5 26 (5.82%) Advertising
6 25 (5.59%) Retail
7 10 (2.24%) Legal
7 10 (2.24%) Marketing
8 6 (1.34%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (1.12%) Electronics
9 5 (1.12%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.12%) Games
9 5 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.12%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.89%) Brand Awareness
11 3 (0.67%) Back Office
12 2 (0.45%) Billing
12 2 (0.45%) International Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Front Office
13 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 83 (18.57%) Developer
2 72 (16.11%) Analyst
3 50 (11.19%) Project Manager
4 27 (6.04%) Business Analyst
5 25 (5.59%) Architect
5 25 (5.59%) Java Developer
6 17 (3.80%) Senior Developer
7 16 (3.58%) Designer
7 16 (3.58%) Team Leader
8 15 (3.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 14 (3.13%) Software Developer
10 13 (2.91%) JavaScript Developer
10 13 (2.91%) Junior
11 12 (2.68%) Infrastructure Manager
11 12 (2.68%) Security Engineer
11 12 (2.68%) Service Manager
12 10 (2.24%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 10 (2.24%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (2.24%) Systems Analyst
12 10 (2.24%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (9.62%) HTML
1 43 (9.62%) Spring
2 32 (7.16%) React
3 31 (6.94%) AngularJS
4 30 (6.71%) CSS
5 29 (6.49%) HTML5
6 26 (5.82%) REST
7 25 (5.59%) Web Services
8 24 (5.37%) Hibernate
9 21 (4.70%) J2EE
10 17 (3.80%) Node.js
10 17 (3.80%) RESTful
11 16 (3.58%) LESS
11 16 (3.58%) SOAP
12 15 (3.36%) React Native
13 14 (3.13%) .NET
13 14 (3.13%) Sass
14 13 (2.91%) CSS3
15 12 (2.68%) Redux
15 12 (2.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 71 (15.88%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (9.62%) User Experience
3 30 (6.71%) Online Banking
4 21 (4.70%) Mainframe
5 18 (4.03%) Management Information System
6 15 (3.36%) Fintech
7 12 (2.68%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.79%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.79%) Data Centre
8 8 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (1.57%) APACS
9 7 (1.57%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.34%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.34%) Wiki
11 5 (1.12%) Arduino
11 5 (1.12%) PKI
12 4 (0.89%) Mobile Banking
12 4 (0.89%) PMI
12 4 (0.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (10.29%) Windows
2 40 (8.95%) Unix
3 34 (7.61%) Linux
4 16 (3.58%) Android
5 14 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.46%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.45%) AIX
9 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.22%) Solaris
10 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (51.45%) Risk Management
2 216 (48.32%) Wealth Management
3 142 (31.77%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (18.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 81 (18.12%) Project Management
6 68 (15.21%) Problem-Solving
7 59 (13.20%) DevOps
8 53 (11.86%) ITIL
9 45 (10.07%) SDLC
10 41 (9.17%) TDD
11 38 (8.50%) Software Engineering
11 38 (8.50%) Test Automation
12 33 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
13 32 (7.16%) Service Management
14 30 (6.71%) Change Management
15 26 (5.82%) Scrum
16 25 (5.59%) Microservices
16 25 (5.59%) PRINCE2
17 24 (5.37%) SOA
17 24 (5.37%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 101 (22.60%) Java
2 76 (17.00%) JavaScript
3 71 (15.88%) SQL
4 21 (4.70%) ES6
4 21 (4.70%) Java 8
5 19 (4.25%) PHP
6 18 (4.03%) Python
7 15 (3.36%) C#
8 12 (2.68%) TypeScript
9 11 (2.46%) C
10 10 (2.24%) C++
11 8 (1.79%) Ruby
12 7 (1.57%) Go
12 7 (1.57%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.57%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.34%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.89%) Embedded C
14 4 (0.89%) Embedded C++
14 4 (0.89%) Scala
14 4 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (12.30%) Degree
2 21 (4.70%) PMP
3 16 (3.58%) ISEB
4 12 (2.68%) ISTQB
5 10 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.79%) CISSP
6 8 (1.79%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.79%) TOGAF Certification
7 7 (1.57%) CIMA
7 7 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.34%) ACCA
8 6 (1.34%) CISM
9 5 (1.12%) CISA
9 5 (1.12%) GIAC
9 5 (1.12%) OCPJP
9 5 (1.12%) SANS
10 3 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.67%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.94%) PMO
2 24 (5.37%) QA
3 17 (3.80%) SLA
4 15 (3.36%) GDPR
5 5 (1.12%) P3O
6 2 (0.45%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.22%) COBIT
7 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.22%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.22%) PSD2
System Software
1 27 (6.04%) Docker
2 6 (1.34%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.12%) Snort
4 4 (0.89%) Firmware
5 3 (0.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.45%) HDFS
6 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.45%) vSphere
7 1 (0.22%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
7 1 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.22%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.01%) Ansible
3 8 (1.79%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.67%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.67%) Nessus
4 3 (0.67%) Puppet
5 2 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.45%) Terraform
6 1 (0.22%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.22%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.22%) Grafana
6 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.22%) Kibana
6 1 (0.22%) Nagios
6 1 (0.22%) Netcool
6 1 (0.22%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.22%) SCCM
6 1 (0.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 39 (8.72%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.71%) Oracle
3 12 (2.68%) SAP
4 10 (2.24%) Tableau
5 8 (1.79%) Citrix
6 7 (1.57%) Adobe
6 7 (1.57%) Google
6 7 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (1.57%) Teradata
7 5 (1.12%) Cloudera
8 4 (0.89%) Ab Initio
8 4 (0.89%) Hortonworks
8 4 (0.89%) MapR
8 4 (0.89%) MuleSoft
8 4 (0.89%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.67%) EMC
9 3 (0.67%) IBM
9 3 (0.67%) NetApp
9 3 (0.67%) Sybase
9 3 (0.67%) VMware