Period
to 18 October 2017

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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
England > North West
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 91 69
Rank change year-on-year +35 -22 -1
Permanent jobs citing Banking 645 394 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.05% 3.23% 3.98%
As % of the General category 12.30% 8.77% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 340 244 369
North West median annual salary £50,000 £46,275 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.05% -7.45% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,375 £75,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% 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 5244 4493 4851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.05% 36.86% 37.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3780 3676 3795
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

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 October 2017.

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 October 2017. 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 +50 344 £50,000 +17.65% 15
Manchester -10 210 £50,000 - 22
Merseyside +10 78 £50,000 -23.08% 2
Lancashire -8 7 £33,000 -17.50%
Cumbria - 2 £56,000 -
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2017, IT jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Banking.

1 464 (71.94%) Finance
2 215 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 169 (26.20%) Risk Management
4 154 (23.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 149 (23.10%) SQL
6 146 (22.64%) Investment Banking
7 142 (22.02%) Oracle
8 132 (20.47%) Wealth Management
9 117 (18.14%) Law
10 108 (16.74%) Project Management
11 105 (16.28%) JavaScript
11 105 (16.28%) ITIL
12 99 (15.35%) Java
13 97 (15.04%) Windows
13 97 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
14 94 (14.57%) TDD
15 92 (14.26%) Microsoft
16 91 (14.11%) SDLC
17 90 (13.95%) Analytics
18 82 (12.71%) Retail
19 80 (12.40%) Information Security
20 75 (11.63%) HTML
21 74 (11.47%) Infrastructure Management
22 71 (11.01%) SAS
23 67 (10.39%) Unix
24 63 (9.77%) Software Engineering
25 61 (9.46%) SAS Data Integration Studio
25 61 (9.46%) Base SAS
26 59 (9.15%) Mobile App
27 58 (8.99%) Waterfall

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 71 (11.01%) SAS
2 29 (4.50%) WebSphere
3 25 (3.88%) JBoss
4 24 (3.72%) WebLogic
5 18 (2.79%) Confluence
6 14 (2.17%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.55%) CICS
8 9 (1.40%) Apache
8 9 (1.40%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (0.93%) IIS
11 5 (0.78%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.62%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.31%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.31%) SAP EP
13 2 (0.31%) Tuxedo
13 2 (0.31%) WebLogic Portal
13 2 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.02%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.09%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.78%) SPSS
8 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (2.64%) Oracle Financials
2 15 (2.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (0.47%) BASE24
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.31%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.95%) PaaS
3 15 (2.33%) OpenShift
4 14 (2.17%) IaaS
5 13 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (1.09%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.31%) Office 365
7 2 (0.31%) SaaS
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.16%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.16%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.71%) Firewall
1 11 (1.71%) SAN
2 9 (1.40%) HTTP
2 9 (1.40%) Internet
3 8 (1.24%) DNS
4 6 (0.93%) SSL
5 5 (0.78%) LDAP
5 5 (0.78%) SSH
5 5 (0.78%) WebEx
6 4 (0.62%) DHCP
6 4 (0.62%) WAN
7 3 (0.47%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.47%) LAN
7 3 (0.47%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.47%) Wireless
8 2 (0.31%) ATM
8 2 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.31%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.31%) Multicast
8 2 (0.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (9.46%) Base SAS
1 61 (9.46%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 58 (8.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 58 (8.99%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 43 (6.67%) MySQL
4 39 (6.05%) SQL Server
5 27 (4.19%) DB2
6 17 (2.64%) GIS
7 15 (2.33%) Oracle Database
7 15 (2.33%) Relational Database
8 14 (2.17%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.55%) MS Access
10 7 (1.09%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.93%) Big Data
12 5 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.78%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.78%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 58 (8.99%) ProC
2 35 (5.43%) Selenium
3 33 (5.12%) Selenium IDE
3 33 (5.12%) WebDriver
4 25 (3.88%) JIRA
5 24 (3.72%) Jenkins
6 23 (3.57%) Git (software)
7 17 (2.64%) Subversion
8 14 (2.17%) Bitbucket
9 13 (2.02%) Sonatype Nexus
10 11 (1.71%) ClearCase
10 11 (1.71%) Gradle
11 10 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 9 (1.40%) Lombardi
13 7 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (0.78%) Jasmine
14 5 (0.78%) JUnit
14 5 (0.78%) LoadRunner
14 5 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
14 5 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
General
1 464 (71.94%) Finance
2 146 (22.64%) Investment Banking
3 117 (18.14%) Law
4 82 (12.71%) Retail
5 43 (6.67%) Corporate Banking
6 37 (5.74%) Retail Banking
7 36 (5.58%) Financial Institution
8 19 (2.95%) Advertising
9 13 (2.02%) Legal
10 10 (1.55%) Marketing
10 10 (1.55%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.47%) Front Office
12 3 (0.47%) Games
12 3 (0.47%) Military
13 2 (0.31%) Back Office
13 2 (0.31%) Billing
13 2 (0.31%) German Language
13 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.31%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 137 (21.24%) Analyst
2 91 (14.11%) Developer
3 90 (13.95%) Consultant
4 58 (8.99%) SAS Consultant
5 44 (6.82%) Project Manager
6 38 (5.89%) Business Analyst
7 37 (5.74%) Architect
8 33 (5.12%) MySQL Developer
8 33 (5.12%) PHP Developer
8 33 (5.12%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 32 (4.96%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
10 30 (4.65%) Applications Support
11 28 (4.34%) Data Analyst
12 25 (3.88%) Banking Analyst
13 24 (3.72%) Agile Developer
13 24 (3.72%) Senior Consultant
14 22 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
15 20 (3.10%) Senior SAS Consultant
16 19 (2.95%) Graduate
17 18 (2.79%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (11.63%) HTML
2 58 (8.99%) Web Services
3 57 (8.84%) REST
4 53 (8.22%) HTML5
4 53 (8.22%) SOAP
5 51 (7.91%) CSS
6 43 (6.67%) CSS3
7 38 (5.89%) XML
8 37 (5.74%) Middleware
9 33 (5.12%) CakePHP
9 33 (5.12%) Laravel
10 27 (4.19%) JSP
11 26 (4.03%) J2EE
12 23 (3.57%) .NET
12 23 (3.57%) EJB
12 23 (3.57%) Hibernate
12 23 (3.57%) Servlets
13 22 (3.41%) JMS
13 22 (3.41%) Spring
13 22 (3.41%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 97 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (9.15%) Mobile App
3 41 (6.36%) User Experience
4 36 (5.58%) Management Information System
5 31 (4.81%) PMI
6 30 (4.65%) Computer Science
7 29 (4.50%) Contactless
7 29 (4.50%) Mainframe
8 24 (3.72%) Data Centre
9 19 (2.95%) Online Banking
10 13 (2.02%) Smartphone
11 12 (1.86%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (1.86%) Handset
11 12 (1.86%) Virtual Team
12 10 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (1.55%) Mobile Banking
13 8 (1.24%) Social Media
14 6 (0.93%) Fintech
14 6 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 97 (15.04%) Windows
2 67 (10.39%) Unix
3 39 (6.05%) Linux
4 38 (5.89%) Android
5 35 (5.43%) Apple iOS
6 25 (3.88%) Windows Server
7 15 (2.33%) AIX
8 6 (0.93%) HPUX
9 5 (0.78%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.62%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.47%) Solaris
11 3 (0.47%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.47%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.31%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (26.20%) Risk Management
3 154 (23.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 132 (20.47%) Wealth Management
5 108 (16.74%) Project Management
6 105 (16.28%) ITIL
7 94 (14.57%) TDD
8 91 (14.11%) SDLC
9 90 (13.95%) Analytics
10 80 (12.40%) Information Security
11 74 (11.47%) Infrastructure Management
12 63 (9.77%) Software Engineering
13 58 (8.99%) MVC
13 58 (8.99%) Visual Analytics
13 58 (8.99%) Waterfall
14 52 (8.06%) Scrum
15 47 (7.29%) Service Management
16 45 (6.98%) Business Analysis
17 44 (6.82%) API Development
18 40 (6.20%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 149 (23.10%) SQL
2 105 (16.28%) JavaScript
3 99 (15.35%) Java
4 58 (8.99%) PROC SQL
4 58 (8.99%) SAS Macro
5 43 (6.67%) PHP
6 34 (5.27%) Python
7 29 (4.50%) PowerShell
8 21 (3.26%) C#
8 21 (3.26%) Shell Script
9 15 (2.33%) C++
10 12 (1.86%) C
10 12 (1.86%) Perl
11 11 (1.71%) COBOL
12 10 (1.55%) Assembly Language
13 9 (1.40%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.09%) Apple Swift
14 7 (1.09%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.09%) R
15 6 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 54 (8.37%) Degree
2 37 (5.74%) PMI Certification
3 20 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (2.48%) ACCA
4 16 (2.48%) ISTQB
5 14 (2.17%) CISSP
5 14 (2.17%) ISEB
6 12 (1.86%) CISM
6 12 (1.86%) PMP
7 10 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (1.40%) CRISC
9 5 (0.78%) APMG
10 4 (0.62%) CISA
10 4 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.47%) CCNP
11 3 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.47%) HND
11 3 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.47%) PgMP
11 3 (0.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.41%) PMO
2 20 (3.10%) Data Quality
3 17 (2.64%) SLA
4 14 (2.17%) QA
5 7 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.93%) GDPR
7 5 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (0.78%) MiFID
7 5 (0.78%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.78%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.47%) PSD2
9 2 (0.31%) COBIT
10 1 (0.16%) FATCA
10 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (2.79%) Active Directory
2 17 (2.64%) XenApp
3 4 (0.62%) Docker
4 3 (0.47%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.31%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.16%) KVM
6 1 (0.16%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (3.10%) SCOM
2 18 (2.79%) Nagios
3 15 (2.33%) EdgeSight
4 11 (1.71%) Ganglia
5 10 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.40%) CA Wily
7 7 (1.09%) BladeLogic
8 5 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.78%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.62%) Control-M
10 3 (0.47%) SCCM
11 2 (0.31%) Kubernetes
12 1 (0.16%) Ansible
12 1 (0.16%) Netcool
12 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 142 (22.02%) Oracle
2 92 (14.26%) Microsoft
3 33 (5.12%) IBM
3 33 (5.12%) Zend
4 18 (2.79%) HP
5 16 (2.48%) Teradata
6 14 (2.17%) Tableau
7 13 (2.02%) Citrix
7 13 (2.02%) Google
8 12 (1.86%) Cognizant
8 12 (1.86%) ServiceNow
9 11 (1.71%) Chordiant
10 10 (1.55%) Splunk
11 9 (1.40%) AppDynamics
12 8 (1.24%) SAP
13 7 (1.09%) CA
13 7 (1.09%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.93%) 3PAR
14 6 (0.93%) Cisco
14 6 (0.93%) Sun