Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
England > North West
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 85 68
Rank change year-on-year +37 -17 +10
Permanent jobs citing Banking 690 433 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.67% 3.51% 3.95%
As % of the General category 13.87% 9.49% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 317 266 284
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,025
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +1.01% -1.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

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 4,973 4,564 4,628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.84% 36.97% 41.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3,760 3,526 3,697
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,438 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +17 458 £52,500 +6.87% 23
Manchester -3 164 £55,000 +12.24% 33
Merseyside +12 50 £45,000 - 2
Lancashire +15 10 £35,000 -61.11% 3
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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.

1 499 (72.32%) Finance
2 322 (46.67%) Wealth Management
3 320 (46.38%) Investment Banking
4 313 (45.36%) Risk Management
5 280 (40.58%) Law
6 249 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
7 195 (28.26%) Java
8 130 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 116 (16.81%) Project Management
10 100 (14.49%) SDLC
11 99 (14.35%) Information Security
12 98 (14.20%) DevOps
13 97 (14.06%) Scrum
13 97 (14.06%) SQL
14 83 (12.03%) JavaScript
15 82 (11.88%) Windows
15 82 (11.88%) Waterfall
16 81 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
17 80 (11.59%) Jenkins
18 72 (10.43%) Linux
18 72 (10.43%) Advertising
19 70 (10.14%) ITIL
20 67 (9.71%) Test Automation
21 64 (9.28%) Unix
22 62 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
23 60 (8.70%) Oracle
23 60 (8.70%) Software Engineering
24 58 (8.41%) Service Management
25 54 (7.83%) PRINCE2
26 53 (7.68%) HTML

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 32 (4.64%) Confluence
1 32 (4.64%) SAS
2 29 (4.20%) WebSphere
3 26 (3.77%) JBoss
4 24 (3.48%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.74%) Apache
6 9 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (1.16%) CICS
8 7 (1.01%) NServiceBus
9 6 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (0.87%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.43%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.43%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.29%) CMS
12 2 (0.29%) Jupyter
12 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.29%) Tuxedo
13 1 (0.14%) Jetty
Applications
1 41 (5.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (4.78%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (3.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (3.04%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (2.17%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.29%) SPSS
8 1 (0.14%) InDesign
8 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (1.16%) BASE24
2 6 (0.87%) SAP CO
2 6 (0.87%) SAP FI
2 6 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (0.87%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.33%) OpenShift
2 20 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.72%) npm
4 5 (0.72%) PaaS
5 4 (0.58%) BrowserStack
5 4 (0.58%) GitHub
6 3 (0.43%) NuGet
6 3 (0.43%) Office 365
6 3 (0.43%) SaaS
7 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.03%) Internet
2 10 (1.45%) SSL
3 6 (0.87%) Firewall
4 5 (0.72%) SAN
4 5 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.58%) LAN
5 4 (0.58%) WAN
6 3 (0.43%) ATM
6 3 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (0.43%) HTTP
6 3 (0.43%) Network Security
7 2 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (0.29%) DHCP
7 2 (0.29%) DNS
7 2 (0.29%) FTP
7 2 (0.29%) MPLS
7 2 (0.29%) SSH
7 2 (0.29%) VoIP
7 2 (0.29%) Wireless
8 1 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (6.23%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.77%) Hadoop
3 22 (3.19%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 22 (3.19%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 21 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (2.75%) Base SAS
5 19 (2.75%) GIS
6 17 (2.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 16 (2.32%) MongoDB
7 16 (2.32%) Relational Database
8 14 (2.03%) DB2
9 12 (1.74%) MySQL
10 11 (1.59%) Big Data
10 11 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (1.45%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (1.16%) NoSQL
14 7 (1.01%) HBase
15 6 (0.87%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.87%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 80 (11.59%) Jenkins
2 49 (7.10%) JIRA
3 40 (5.80%) Git (software)
4 35 (5.07%) Sonatype Nexus
5 27 (3.91%) Selenium
6 24 (3.48%) Gradle
7 21 (3.04%) Maven
8 19 (2.75%) CA Release Automation
9 18 (2.61%) Bitbucket
10 16 (2.32%) ProC
11 11 (1.59%) SonarQube
12 10 (1.45%) JUnit
12 10 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (1.16%) Ant
13 8 (1.16%) Cucumber
13 8 (1.16%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.87%) gulp
14 6 (0.87%) Jasmine
14 6 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
15 5 (0.72%) webpack
General
1 499 (72.32%) Finance
2 320 (46.38%) Investment Banking
3 280 (40.58%) Law
4 72 (10.43%) Advertising
5 32 (4.64%) Retail
6 29 (4.20%) Retail Banking
7 24 (3.48%) Legal
8 21 (3.04%) Corporate Banking
9 13 (1.88%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.16%) Back Office
10 8 (1.16%) General Ledger
11 6 (0.87%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.58%) Marketing
13 3 (0.43%) Front Office
14 2 (0.29%) Billing
14 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.29%) International Banking
15 1 (0.14%) French Language
15 1 (0.14%) German Language
15 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (19.57%) Analyst
2 109 (15.80%) Developer
3 58 (8.41%) Business Analyst
4 46 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 35 (5.07%) Architect
6 34 (4.93%) Project Manager
7 26 (3.77%) Consultant
7 26 (3.77%) Service Analyst
8 22 (3.19%) Tester
9 20 (2.90%) Junior
10 19 (2.75%) DevOps Engineer
10 19 (2.75%) Programme Manager
10 19 (2.75%) Senior Developer
10 19 (2.75%) Technical Manager
11 18 (2.61%) Delivery Manager
12 17 (2.46%) Software Engineer
12 17 (2.46%) Test Manager
13 16 (2.32%) Automation Test Lead
13 16 (2.32%) IT Analyst
13 16 (2.32%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (7.68%) HTML
2 50 (7.25%) .NET
3 41 (5.94%) Spring
4 40 (5.80%) Middleware
5 39 (5.65%) Web Services
6 35 (5.07%) AngularJS
7 33 (4.78%) CSS
8 23 (3.33%) Hibernate
8 23 (3.33%) RESTful
9 21 (3.04%) REST
10 20 (2.90%) HTML5
11 19 (2.75%) .NET Framework
11 19 (2.75%) ASP.NET
11 19 (2.75%) jQuery
11 19 (2.75%) Node.js
12 18 (2.61%) XML
13 17 (2.46%) J2EE
14 15 (2.17%) React
15 14 (2.03%) CSS3
16 13 (1.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 81 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 39 (5.65%) Mobile App
4 30 (4.35%) Mainframe
5 29 (4.20%) PMI
6 24 (3.48%) Virtual Team
7 22 (3.19%) Fintech
8 19 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
9 18 (2.61%) Online Banking
10 17 (2.46%) Computer Science
11 15 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
11 15 (2.17%) User Experience
12 10 (1.45%) CMDB
12 10 (1.45%) IVR
13 9 (1.30%) Algorithms
13 9 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
13 9 (1.30%) PKI
14 8 (1.16%) Clustering
14 8 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.16%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 82 (11.88%) Windows
2 72 (10.43%) Linux
3 64 (9.28%) Unix
4 45 (6.52%) Android
5 44 (6.38%) Apple iOS
6 18 (2.61%) Windows Server
7 17 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.59%) AIX
9 5 (0.72%) Solaris
9 5 (0.72%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.72%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.58%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.29%) HPUX
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.29%) zOS
12 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (46.67%) Wealth Management
2 313 (45.36%) Risk Management
3 249 (36.09%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 116 (16.81%) Project Management
6 100 (14.49%) SDLC
7 99 (14.35%) Information Security
8 98 (14.20%) DevOps
9 97 (14.06%) Scrum
10 82 (11.88%) Waterfall
11 70 (10.14%) ITIL
12 67 (9.71%) Test Automation
13 62 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
14 60 (8.70%) Software Engineering
15 58 (8.41%) Service Management
16 54 (7.83%) PRINCE2
17 50 (7.25%) TDD
18 45 (6.52%) Change Management
19 44 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
19 44 (6.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 195 (28.26%) Java
2 97 (14.06%) SQL
3 83 (12.03%) JavaScript
4 51 (7.39%) Python
5 50 (7.25%) PHP
6 37 (5.36%) C#
7 20 (2.90%) C++
8 19 (2.75%) Perl
9 17 (2.46%) Ruby
9 17 (2.46%) Shell Script
10 16 (2.32%) PROC SQL
10 16 (2.32%) SAS Macro
11 15 (2.17%) C
11 15 (2.17%) Java 8
12 12 (1.74%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.45%) Scala
14 9 (1.30%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.16%) TypeScript
16 7 (1.01%) Go
16 7 (1.01%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 53 (7.68%) Degree
2 34 (4.93%) PMI Certification
3 23 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 19 (2.75%) CISSP
5 17 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (2.17%) PMP
7 12 (1.74%) CSQA
7 12 (1.74%) CSSLP
8 11 (1.59%) Sun Certification
8 11 (1.59%) TOGAF Certification
9 8 (1.16%) Postgraduate
10 7 (1.01%) CISM
10 7 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.72%) ISEB
12 4 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
13 3 (0.43%) CIMA
13 3 (0.43%) CISA
13 3 (0.43%) OCPJP
13 3 (0.43%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.51%) QA
2 30 (4.35%) PMO
3 14 (2.03%) SLA
4 13 (1.88%) PSD2
5 12 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (1.01%) Data Quality
6 7 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.43%) COBIT
7 3 (0.43%) COSO
7 3 (0.43%) MiFID
8 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.29%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.29%) SEPA
9 1 (0.14%) EMIR
9 1 (0.14%) GDPR
9 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.14%) TARGET2
System Software
1 31 (4.49%) Docker
2 26 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.43%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 3 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.29%) PowerHA
5 2 (0.29%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (0.29%) XenApp
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.14%) vSphere
6 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (2.46%) Kubernetes
3 13 (1.88%) Puppet
4 10 (1.45%) BladeLogic
5 9 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
6 8 (1.16%) Ansible
6 8 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (1.01%) CA Wily
8 6 (0.87%) Terraform
9 5 (0.72%) Nagios
9 5 (0.72%) Packer
10 4 (0.58%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.43%) SCOM
11 3 (0.43%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 2 (0.29%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.29%) Netcool
12 2 (0.29%) Oozie
13 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
13 1 (0.14%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 1 (0.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 60 (8.70%) Oracle
2 51 (7.39%) Microsoft
3 22 (3.19%) IBM
4 21 (3.04%) Red Hat
5 20 (2.90%) Google
6 19 (2.75%) Teradata
7 17 (2.46%) ServiceNow
8 15 (2.17%) Sun
9 14 (2.03%) HP
9 14 (2.03%) Splunk
10 12 (1.74%) Ab Initio
11 10 (1.45%) Adobe
12 9 (1.30%) Capita
12 9 (1.30%) Cisco
12 9 (1.30%) Cloudera
12 9 (1.30%) Informatica
13 8 (1.16%) CA
13 8 (1.16%) CA Agile Central
13 8 (1.16%) Cognos
13 8 (1.16%) Tableau