Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
England > North West
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 110 59 50
Rank change year-on-year -51 -9 +32
Permanent jobs citing Banking 157 494 690
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 2.52% 4.85% 5.67%
As % of the General category 7.10% 12.52% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 55 263 339
Median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.64% +4.76% +9.38%
10th Percentile £43,750 £28,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,319 £76,031 £75,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% +4.00%

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 2,210 3,945 5,122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 35.42% 38.70% 42.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,605 2,687 3,849
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Banking as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Banking in the North West.

Salary trend for Banking in the North West

Banking
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Banking in the North West over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

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 30 May 2020. 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 +23 131 £56,053 -2.44% 10
Cheshire -70 13 £47,500 -13.64% 9
Merseyside -4 12 £57,000 +3.64% 1
Lancashire +41 1 £65,206 +20.75%
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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.

1 106 (67.52%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (46.50%) Finance
3 62 (39.49%) Scrum
4 54 (34.39%) DevOps
5 52 (33.12%) JIRA
6 47 (29.94%) Mentoring
7 46 (29.30%) Java
8 45 (28.66%) Software Engineering
9 42 (26.75%) Confluence
10 38 (24.20%) Test Automation
11 32 (20.38%) Apache Flex
11 32 (20.38%) BDD
12 29 (18.47%) AWS
12 29 (18.47%) JavaScript
13 28 (17.83%) SDLC
14 26 (16.56%) Jenkins
14 26 (16.56%) Problem-Solving
14 26 (16.56%) Selenium
15 25 (15.92%) Spring
15 25 (15.92%) Coaching
15 25 (15.92%) Docker
16 24 (15.29%) Kubernetes
17 23 (14.65%) Kanban
17 23 (14.65%) Risk Management
17 23 (14.65%) Web Services
18 22 (14.01%) Software Testing
19 21 (13.38%) IVR
19 21 (13.38%) REST
20 20 (12.74%) Asset Management
21 19 (12.10%) SOAP

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 42 (26.75%) Confluence
2 6 (3.82%) Apache
3 1 (0.64%) CMS
3 1 (0.64%) IIS
3 1 (0.64%) JBoss
3 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.64%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 13 (8.28%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (5.73%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 29 (18.47%) AWS
2 14 (8.92%) Azure
3 13 (8.28%) GitHub
4 10 (6.37%) AWS CodeCommit
4 10 (6.37%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (6.37%) Serverless
5 9 (5.73%) SaaS
6 8 (5.10%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (5.10%) AWS CodeBuild
6 8 (5.10%) IaaS
6 8 (5.10%) PaaS
7 2 (1.27%) Amazon Cognito
7 2 (1.27%) Amazon EKS
7 2 (1.27%) AWS Fargate
7 2 (1.27%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.64%) Coveralls
8 1 (0.64%) npm
8 1 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.37%) ATM
1 10 (6.37%) SMS
1 10 (6.37%) VoIP
2 7 (4.46%) HTTP
2 7 (4.46%) Internet
3 2 (1.27%) BGP
3 2 (1.27%) LAN
3 2 (1.27%) MPLS
3 2 (1.27%) OSPF
3 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.27%) VPN
3 2 (1.27%) WAN
4 1 (0.64%) DNS
4 1 (0.64%) Firewall
4 1 (0.64%) Network Security
4 1 (0.64%) SAN
4 1 (0.64%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.10%) Relational Database
2 13 (8.28%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.10%) RDBMS
4 7 (4.46%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (4.46%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.91%) Big Data
6 3 (1.91%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.27%) Power BI
8 1 (0.64%) Looker
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 52 (33.12%) JIRA
2 26 (16.56%) Jenkins
2 26 (16.56%) Selenium
3 18 (11.46%) SoapUI
4 15 (9.55%) Sonatype Nexus
5 14 (8.92%) Maven
6 13 (8.28%) Git (software)
7 12 (7.64%) SonarQube
8 11 (7.01%) JUnit
9 10 (6.37%) Cucumber
9 10 (6.37%) WebDriver
10 8 (5.10%) VersaTest
11 7 (4.46%) Visual Studio
12 6 (3.82%) JBehave
13 5 (3.18%) IBM UrbanCode
14 3 (1.91%) Postman
14 3 (1.91%) Protractor
14 3 (1.91%) Zephyr
15 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket Server
15 1 (0.64%) REST Assured
General
1 73 (46.50%) Finance
2 10 (6.37%) Law
3 6 (3.82%) Games
3 6 (3.82%) Public Sector
3 6 (3.82%) Retail
3 6 (3.82%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.55%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (2.55%) Legal
4 4 (2.55%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.91%) Back Office
5 3 (1.91%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Local Government
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (18.47%) Analyst
2 20 (12.74%) Developer
3 17 (10.83%) Software Engineer
4 14 (8.92%) Quality Engineer
4 14 (8.92%) Test Analyst
4 14 (8.92%) Tester
5 13 (8.28%) Java Engineer
5 13 (8.28%) Senior Analyst
5 13 (8.28%) Senior Test Analyst
6 12 (7.64%) Project Manager
6 12 (7.64%) Senior Software Engineer
7 11 (7.01%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (5.10%) Agile Project Manager
8 8 (5.10%) Banking Analyst
8 8 (5.10%) BASE24 Tester
8 8 (5.10%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (3.82%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (3.82%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (3.82%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.18%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (20.38%) Apache Flex
2 25 (15.92%) Spring
3 23 (14.65%) Web Services
4 21 (13.38%) REST
5 19 (12.10%) SOAP
6 17 (10.83%) Node.js
7 15 (9.55%) CSS
7 15 (9.55%) HTML
8 14 (8.92%) RESTful
9 11 (7.01%) Hibernate
9 11 (7.01%) Java EE
9 11 (7.01%) WireMock
10 8 (5.10%) AngularJS
10 8 (5.10%) React
11 7 (4.46%) Vue.js
12 6 (3.82%) Ajax
12 6 (3.82%) JSON
12 6 (3.82%) Servlets
12 6 (3.82%) Spring Boot
13 5 (3.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.38%) IVR
2 12 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.73%) EMV
3 9 (5.73%) Tandem
4 8 (5.10%) Online Banking
5 6 (3.82%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.82%) Online Games
5 6 (3.82%) Wiki
6 5 (3.18%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (2.55%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.55%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.64%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.64%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.18%) Linux
2 4 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.64%) Android
4 1 (0.64%) Unix
4 1 (0.64%) Windows
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (67.52%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (39.49%) Scrum
3 54 (34.39%) DevOps
4 47 (29.94%) Mentoring
5 45 (28.66%) Software Engineering
6 38 (24.20%) Test Automation
7 32 (20.38%) BDD
8 28 (17.83%) SDLC
9 26 (16.56%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (15.92%) Coaching
11 23 (14.65%) Kanban
11 23 (14.65%) Risk Management
12 22 (14.01%) Software Testing
13 20 (12.74%) Asset Management
14 19 (12.10%) E-Commerce
15 16 (10.19%) Acceptance Criteria
15 16 (10.19%) Thought Leadership
15 16 (10.19%) User Stories
16 15 (9.55%) Collaborative Working
16 15 (9.55%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (29.30%) Java
2 29 (18.47%) JavaScript
3 19 (12.10%) Python
4 16 (10.19%) SQL
5 6 (3.82%) Groovy
5 6 (3.82%) Java 8
5 6 (3.82%) Ruby
5 6 (3.82%) Scala
6 5 (3.18%) C#
6 5 (3.18%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.18%) VBA
7 2 (1.27%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.27%) C
7 2 (1.27%) Go
8 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.64%) COBOL
8 1 (0.64%) PHP
8 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.27%) CCDP
2 2 (1.27%) CCIE
2 2 (1.27%) CCIE Routing and Switching
2 2 (1.27%) CCNP
2 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.27%) Degree
2 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.64%) CISA
3 1 (0.64%) CISM
3 1 (0.64%) CISSP
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.64%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.10%) ISO 8583
2 6 (3.82%) QA
3 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.64%) COBIT
4 1 (0.64%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.64%) ISO 31000
4 1 (0.64%) NIST
4 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (15.92%) Docker
2 7 (4.46%) XenApp
3 5 (3.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.27%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (15.29%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.18%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.27%) Ansible
3 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.64%) EdgeSight
4 1 (0.64%) Nagios
4 1 (0.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.64%) Puppet
4 1 (0.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (10.83%) FIS
1 17 (10.83%) WorldPay
2 13 (8.28%) Oracle
3 11 (7.01%) Veracode
4 10 (6.37%) Avaya
4 10 (6.37%) Genesys
5 9 (5.73%) Citrix
6 8 (5.10%) CA
6 8 (5.10%) Microsoft
7 7 (4.46%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (3.82%) ServiceNow
9 5 (3.18%) IBM
10 4 (2.55%) Unisys
11 2 (1.27%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.27%) Cisco
11 2 (1.27%) F5
11 2 (1.27%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.27%) Palo Alto
11 2 (1.27%) VMware
12 1 (0.64%) Tableau