Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
England > North West
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 94 67
Rank change year-on-year +46 -27 -4
Permanent jobs citing Banking 723 396 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.70% 3.23% 3.94%
As % of the General category 13.36% 9.02% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 365 207 320
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £24,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £70,350
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 5,412 4,390 4,626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.69% 35.86% 38.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3,996 3,476 3,728
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +30 468 £52,500 +45.83% 41
Manchester +4 172 £48,000 -4.00% 13
Merseyside +14 67 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Lancashire +12 7 £33,000 +14.75% 2
Cumbria - 2 £56,000 -
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 518 (71.65%) Finance
2 289 (39.97%) Risk Management
3 287 (39.70%) Investment Banking
4 278 (38.45%) Agile Software Development
5 275 (38.04%) Wealth Management
6 239 (33.06%) Law
7 177 (24.48%) Java
8 166 (22.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 144 (19.92%) SQL
10 124 (17.15%) Oracle
11 111 (15.35%) Project Management
12 109 (15.08%) JavaScript
13 107 (14.80%) Information Security
14 95 (13.14%) Unix
15 94 (13.00%) SDLC
16 91 (12.59%) ITIL
17 90 (12.45%) Windows
18 89 (12.31%) Scrum
18 89 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
19 87 (12.03%) Waterfall
20 83 (11.48%) HTML
21 79 (10.93%) TDD
21 79 (10.93%) Analytics
22 72 (9.96%) Software Engineering
23 66 (9.13%) SAS
24 65 (8.99%) Linux
25 64 (8.85%) Test Automation
26 62 (8.58%) DevOps
27 61 (8.44%) Advertising
28 59 (8.16%) Microsoft

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 66 (9.13%) SAS
2 29 (4.01%) WebSphere
3 25 (3.46%) JBoss
4 18 (2.49%) Tomcat
5 17 (2.35%) Confluence
6 13 (1.80%) Apache
7 12 (1.66%) CICS
7 12 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (0.83%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (0.69%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.69%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.55%) IIS
10 4 (0.55%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.28%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.28%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.28%) Tuxedo
11 2 (0.28%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 37 (5.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.83%) SPSS
5 3 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.35%) Oracle Financials
2 15 (2.07%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (0.69%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.55%) BASE24
5 3 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.41%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.41%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.28%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.87%) OpenShift
2 27 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.52%) PaaS
4 6 (0.83%) IaaS
5 3 (0.41%) BrowserStack
5 3 (0.41%) IBM Blueworks
5 3 (0.41%) Office 365
6 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.28%) SaaS
7 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.14%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.14%) Firebase
7 1 (0.14%) GitHub
7 1 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.14%) Serverless
7 1 (0.14%) Slack
7 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.46%) Internet
2 17 (2.35%) HTTP
3 13 (1.80%) SAN
4 8 (1.11%) SSL
5 7 (0.97%) Firewall
5 7 (0.97%) LDAP
6 5 (0.69%) DNS
6 5 (0.69%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.41%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.28%) ATM
8 2 (0.28%) DHCP
8 2 (0.28%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.28%) LAN
8 2 (0.28%) Multicast
8 2 (0.28%) SSH
8 2 (0.28%) WAN
8 2 (0.28%) Wireless
9 1 (0.14%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.14%) Skype
9 1 (0.14%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (7.19%) Base SAS
2 48 (6.64%) SQL Server
3 42 (5.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 41 (5.67%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 37 (5.12%) DB2
5 37 (5.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 30 (4.15%) MySQL
7 24 (3.32%) Relational Database
8 18 (2.49%) GIS
9 14 (1.94%) MongoDB
10 12 (1.66%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.66%) Oracle Database
10 12 (1.66%) QlikView
11 11 (1.52%) MS Access
12 10 (1.38%) MariaDB
13 9 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.83%) Big Data
15 5 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (0.69%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.55%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 55 (7.61%) Jenkins
2 44 (6.09%) Git (software)
3 37 (5.12%) ProC
4 35 (4.84%) JIRA
5 32 (4.43%) Gradle
6 31 (4.29%) Selenium
7 20 (2.77%) Bitbucket
8 18 (2.49%) Selenium IDE
8 18 (2.49%) Sonatype Nexus
8 18 (2.49%) WebDriver
9 15 (2.07%) Jasmine
9 15 (2.07%) Maven
10 11 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 10 (1.38%) Subversion
12 9 (1.24%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.83%) LoadRunner
13 6 (0.83%) Xcode
14 5 (0.69%) Android Studio
14 5 (0.69%) SonarQube
15 4 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
General
1 518 (71.65%) Finance
2 287 (39.70%) Investment Banking
3 239 (33.06%) Law
4 61 (8.44%) Advertising
5 35 (4.84%) Retail Banking
6 24 (3.32%) Retail
7 23 (3.18%) Corporate Banking
8 12 (1.66%) International Banking
9 11 (1.52%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.52%) Legal
10 9 (1.24%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.69%) General Ledger
11 5 (0.69%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.41%) Marketing
12 3 (0.41%) Military
12 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.28%) Billing
13 2 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 141 (19.50%) Analyst
2 103 (14.25%) Developer
3 67 (9.27%) Project Manager
4 58 (8.02%) Consultant
5 53 (7.33%) Business Analyst
6 39 (5.39%) Architect
7 34 (4.70%) Java Developer
8 32 (4.43%) SAS Consultant
8 32 (4.43%) Senior Analyst
9 27 (3.73%) Applications Support
10 24 (3.32%) Senior Business Analyst
11 21 (2.90%) Banking Analyst
12 19 (2.63%) Test Leader
13 18 (2.49%) Agile Developer
13 18 (2.49%) MySQL Developer
13 18 (2.49%) PHP Developer
13 18 (2.49%) PHP MySQL Developer
13 18 (2.49%) Senior Developer
14 17 (2.35%) Delivery Manager
14 17 (2.35%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (11.48%) HTML
2 58 (8.02%) REST
3 57 (7.88%) Middleware
4 56 (7.75%) CSS
5 50 (6.92%) HTML5
6 47 (6.50%) Web Services
7 45 (6.22%) SOAP
8 39 (5.39%) Spring
9 38 (5.26%) CSS3
10 37 (5.12%) .NET
11 35 (4.84%) Hibernate
12 33 (4.56%) J2EE
12 33 (4.56%) XML
13 32 (4.43%) jQuery
14 29 (4.01%) AngularJS
15 23 (3.18%) JSP
16 22 (3.04%) JSON
17 21 (2.90%) Java EE
18 20 (2.77%) Servlets
19 18 (2.49%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 89 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (6.78%) Mobile App
3 40 (5.53%) User Experience
4 32 (4.43%) PMI
5 30 (4.15%) Management Information System
6 22 (3.04%) Mainframe
6 22 (3.04%) Online Banking
7 20 (2.77%) Computer Science
8 18 (2.49%) Mobile Banking
9 16 (2.21%) Credit Risk
10 15 (2.07%) Virtual Team
11 13 (1.80%) Data Centre
11 13 (1.80%) RIA
12 10 (1.38%) Fintech
13 9 (1.24%) N-Tier
14 8 (1.11%) Clustering
14 8 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 7 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
16 6 (0.83%) CMDB
16 6 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 95 (13.14%) Unix
2 90 (12.45%) Windows
3 65 (8.99%) Linux
4 40 (5.53%) Android
5 35 (4.84%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.90%) Windows Server
7 12 (1.66%) AIX
8 8 (1.11%) HPUX
8 8 (1.11%) Mac OS
8 8 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.55%) Solaris
9 4 (0.55%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.55%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.55%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.28%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.28%) zOS
12 1 (0.14%) CentOS
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (39.97%) Risk Management
2 278 (38.45%) Agile Software Development
3 275 (38.04%) Wealth Management
4 166 (22.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 111 (15.35%) Project Management
6 107 (14.80%) Information Security
7 94 (13.00%) SDLC
8 91 (12.59%) ITIL
9 89 (12.31%) Scrum
10 87 (12.03%) Waterfall
11 79 (10.93%) Analytics
11 79 (10.93%) TDD
12 72 (9.96%) Software Engineering
13 64 (8.85%) Test Automation
14 62 (8.58%) DevOps
15 53 (7.33%) Business Analysis
16 51 (7.05%) MVC
16 51 (7.05%) Service Management
17 47 (6.50%) Infrastructure Management
17 47 (6.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 177 (24.48%) Java
2 144 (19.92%) SQL
3 109 (15.08%) JavaScript
4 57 (7.88%) PHP
5 41 (5.67%) Python
6 37 (5.12%) PROC SQL
6 37 (5.12%) SAS Macro
7 32 (4.43%) PowerShell
8 28 (3.87%) C#
9 25 (3.46%) Shell Script
10 16 (2.21%) C
10 16 (2.21%) Perl
11 15 (2.07%) C++
12 11 (1.52%) COBOL
13 9 (1.24%) Objective-C
13 9 (1.24%) R
13 9 (1.24%) T-SQL
14 7 (0.97%) Apple Swift
14 7 (0.97%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (5.95%) PMI Certification
2 41 (5.67%) Degree
3 25 (3.46%) PMP
4 21 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (2.21%) ACCA
6 10 (1.38%) ISTQB
6 10 (1.38%) Sun Certification
7 9 (1.24%) ISEB
7 9 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (1.11%) APMG
9 7 (0.97%) SAS Certification
10 4 (0.55%) CISM
10 4 (0.55%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.41%) CISSP
11 3 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.41%) PgMP
12 2 (0.28%) MCSE
12 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.28%) PhD
12 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.56%) QA
2 28 (3.87%) PMO
3 17 (2.35%) SLA
4 13 (1.80%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.24%) PSD2
6 8 (1.11%) PMBOK
7 7 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.41%) GDPR
10 1 (0.14%) COBIT
10 1 (0.14%) FATCA
10 1 (0.14%) MiFID
10 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.14%) TARGET2
System Software
1 17 (2.35%) Active Directory
1 17 (2.35%) Docker
2 9 (1.24%) XenApp
3 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.28%) PowerHA
3 2 (0.28%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (2.35%) SCOM
2 15 (2.07%) Ganglia
2 15 (2.07%) Nagios
2 15 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.52%) Kubernetes
4 9 (1.24%) EdgeSight
5 8 (1.11%) CA Wily
5 8 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.97%) BladeLogic
6 7 (0.97%) Puppet
7 5 (0.69%) Netcool
8 4 (0.55%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.41%) Ansible
9 3 (0.41%) SCCM
10 2 (0.28%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.28%) Oozie
10 2 (0.28%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.14%) Packer
11 1 (0.14%) Terraform
11 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 124 (17.15%) Oracle
2 59 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 25 (3.46%) Google
3 25 (3.46%) HP
3 25 (3.46%) Tableau
4 23 (3.18%) IBM
4 23 (3.18%) ServiceNow
5 22 (3.04%) Teradata
6 18 (2.49%) Zend
7 17 (2.35%) Red Hat
7 17 (2.35%) Splunk
8 15 (2.07%) AppDynamics
9 12 (1.66%) Sun
10 11 (1.52%) Citrix
11 10 (1.38%) Ab Initio
12 8 (1.11%) 3PAR
12 8 (1.11%) Adobe
12 8 (1.11%) SAP
13 7 (0.97%) CA Agile Central
14 6 (0.83%) CA