Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 74 73
Rank change year-on-year +23 -1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Banking 688 545 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.48% 4.14% 3.65%
As % of the General category 13.76% 10.57% 8.99%
Number of salaries quoted 322 319 268
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,550
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.41% -2.00%
10th Percentile £32,275 £24,400 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £82,500
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 5,000 5,154 4,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.82% 39.18% 40.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3,782 3,887 3,757
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,925 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,850
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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +10 429 £52,500 +5.00% 18
Manchester +6 198 £55,000 +14.58% 26
Merseyside +1 48 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Lancashire +13 10 £35,000 -48.15%
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 460 (66.86%) Finance
2 316 (45.93%) Wealth Management
3 314 (45.64%) Investment Banking
4 306 (44.48%) Risk Management
5 274 (39.83%) Law
6 261 (37.94%) Agile Software Development
7 171 (24.85%) Java
8 143 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 130 (18.90%) Project Management
10 112 (16.28%) SDLC
11 99 (14.39%) DevOps
12 93 (13.52%) Scrum
13 82 (11.92%) Waterfall
14 81 (11.77%) ITIL
15 80 (11.63%) JavaScript
15 80 (11.63%) SQL
16 76 (11.05%) Windows
17 72 (10.47%) Software Engineering
18 69 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
19 68 (9.88%) Information Security
19 68 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
20 66 (9.59%) Jenkins
21 61 (8.87%) PRINCE2
22 60 (8.72%) TDD
23 57 (8.28%) Linux
24 56 (8.14%) Degree
24 56 (8.14%) Test Automation
25 55 (7.99%) Microsoft
26 54 (7.85%) Oracle
26 54 (7.85%) Change Management

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 38 (5.52%) Confluence
2 20 (2.91%) SAS
3 15 (2.18%) WebSphere
4 14 (2.03%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.74%) JBoss
6 9 (1.31%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.16%) NServiceBus
8 7 (1.02%) Apache
9 5 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.73%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.58%) CICS
10 4 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.29%) CMS
11 2 (0.29%) IIS
11 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.15%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.15%) Jetty
12 1 (0.15%) Jupyter
Applications
1 42 (6.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (5.52%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (4.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (3.49%) MS Visio
5 20 (2.91%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.44%) SPSS
7 2 (0.29%) InDesign
7 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.73%) SAP CO
1 5 (0.73%) SAP FI
1 5 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
1 5 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.58%) BASE24
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Exstream
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.89%) OpenShift
4 9 (1.31%) npm
5 8 (1.16%) BrowserStack
6 4 (0.58%) GitHub
6 4 (0.58%) PaaS
6 4 (0.58%) SaaS
7 3 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.44%) NuGet
7 3 (0.44%) Office 365
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.15%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.03%) Internet
2 11 (1.60%) ATM
3 7 (1.02%) SSL
4 5 (0.73%) Firewall
4 5 (0.73%) HTTP
4 5 (0.73%) Network Security
4 5 (0.73%) WAN
5 4 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (0.58%) LAN
5 4 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.44%) DHCP
6 3 (0.44%) DNS
6 3 (0.44%) MPLS
6 3 (0.44%) SAN
7 2 (0.29%) FTP
7 2 (0.29%) SSH
7 2 (0.29%) VoIP
7 2 (0.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.67%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.07%) Hadoop
3 20 (2.91%) Big Data
4 18 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (2.47%) Relational Database
6 16 (2.33%) GIS
6 16 (2.33%) MongoDB
7 13 (1.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 12 (1.74%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 10 (1.45%) MySQL
9 10 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (1.16%) DB2
11 8 (1.16%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.02%) Base SAS
12 7 (1.02%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.02%) SAS EBI
12 7 (1.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 6 (0.87%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 66 (9.59%) Jenkins
2 48 (6.98%) JIRA
3 41 (5.96%) Git (software)
4 25 (3.63%) Selenium
5 24 (3.49%) Sonatype Nexus
6 23 (3.34%) Gradle
7 17 (2.47%) Bitbucket
8 16 (2.33%) CA Release Automation
8 16 (2.33%) Maven
9 14 (2.03%) JUnit
10 12 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (1.60%) Cucumber
11 11 (1.60%) gulp
12 10 (1.45%) Ant
13 9 (1.31%) Grunt
13 9 (1.31%) SonarQube
13 9 (1.31%) webpack
14 8 (1.16%) TeamCity
15 7 (1.02%) Babel
15 7 (1.02%) Jasmine
General
1 460 (66.86%) Finance
2 314 (45.64%) Investment Banking
3 274 (39.83%) Law
4 50 (7.27%) Advertising
5 36 (5.23%) Retail
6 26 (3.78%) Legal
7 25 (3.63%) Corporate Banking
7 25 (3.63%) Retail Banking
8 13 (1.89%) Marketing
9 10 (1.45%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.31%) Back Office
11 7 (1.02%) General Ledger
11 7 (1.02%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.58%) Billing
12 4 (0.58%) Games
13 3 (0.44%) Front Office
14 2 (0.29%) Electronics
14 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.29%) International Banking
15 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 141 (20.49%) Analyst
2 105 (15.26%) Developer
3 67 (9.74%) Business Analyst
4 41 (5.96%) Architect
5 40 (5.81%) Java Developer
6 36 (5.23%) Project Manager
7 32 (4.65%) Service Analyst
8 27 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
9 25 (3.63%) Consultant
10 23 (3.34%) Scrum Master
11 22 (3.20%) Programme Manager
12 21 (3.05%) Financial Analyst
12 21 (3.05%) IT Analyst
13 20 (2.91%) Senior Developer
13 20 (2.91%) Tester
14 19 (2.76%) Technical Manager
15 18 (2.62%) Delivery Manager
15 18 (2.62%) Software Engineer
16 17 (2.47%) Applications Developer
16 17 (2.47%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (7.70%) .NET
2 44 (6.40%) AngularJS
2 44 (6.40%) HTML
3 39 (5.67%) Spring
4 37 (5.38%) CSS
5 31 (4.51%) Web Services
6 27 (3.92%) React
6 27 (3.92%) RESTful
7 23 (3.34%) REST
8 22 (3.20%) Node.js
9 21 (3.05%) Middleware
10 20 (2.91%) ASP.NET
11 18 (2.62%) HTML5
12 15 (2.18%) CSS3
13 14 (2.03%) .NET Framework
13 14 (2.03%) Java EE
14 13 (1.89%) Hibernate
15 11 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (1.60%) J2EE
15 11 (1.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 69 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 33 (4.80%) Mobile App
4 30 (4.36%) Fintech
4 30 (4.36%) Mainframe
5 28 (4.07%) PMI
5 28 (4.07%) User Experience
6 25 (3.63%) Online Banking
7 23 (3.34%) Virtual Team
8 20 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
9 17 (2.47%) Computer Science
10 13 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.60%) Mobile Payment
11 11 (1.60%) N-Tier
11 11 (1.60%) PKI
12 10 (1.45%) Algorithms
13 8 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (1.02%) Arduino
14 7 (1.02%) IVR
14 7 (1.02%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 76 (11.05%) Windows
2 57 (8.28%) Linux
3 46 (6.69%) Unix
4 44 (6.40%) Android
5 37 (5.38%) Apple iOS
6 16 (2.33%) Windows Server
7 10 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.87%) AIX
9 5 (0.73%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.58%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.44%) Solaris
12 2 (0.29%) HPUX
12 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (45.93%) Wealth Management
2 306 (44.48%) Risk Management
3 261 (37.94%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 130 (18.90%) Project Management
6 112 (16.28%) SDLC
7 99 (14.39%) DevOps
8 93 (13.52%) Scrum
9 82 (11.92%) Waterfall
10 81 (11.77%) ITIL
11 72 (10.47%) Software Engineering
12 68 (9.88%) Information Security
12 68 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
13 61 (8.87%) PRINCE2
14 60 (8.72%) TDD
15 56 (8.14%) Test Automation
16 54 (7.85%) Change Management
17 51 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
18 49 (7.12%) Business Intelligence
19 48 (6.98%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 171 (24.85%) Java
2 80 (11.63%) JavaScript
2 80 (11.63%) SQL
3 45 (6.54%) Python
4 40 (5.81%) C#
5 33 (4.80%) PHP
6 28 (4.07%) C++
7 18 (2.62%) Java 8
8 17 (2.47%) Ruby
9 16 (2.33%) C
9 16 (2.33%) Perl
10 14 (2.03%) Shell Script
11 13 (1.89%) TypeScript
12 11 (1.60%) Scala
13 9 (1.31%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.31%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.16%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.16%) ES6
14 8 (1.16%) Kotlin
14 8 (1.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 56 (8.14%) Degree
2 36 (5.23%) PMI Certification
3 24 (3.49%) CISSP
4 22 (3.20%) ISTQB
5 16 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (2.03%) PMP
7 12 (1.74%) CSSLP
8 11 (1.60%) CISM
8 11 (1.60%) CSQA
9 8 (1.16%) CISA
10 7 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (1.02%) OCPJP
11 6 (0.87%) ISEB
11 6 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.73%) APMP
12 5 (0.73%) CIMA
12 5 (0.73%) TOGAF Certification
13 4 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
13 4 (0.58%) Postgraduate
13 4 (0.58%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.09%) PMO
2 31 (4.51%) QA
3 14 (2.03%) GDPR
3 14 (2.03%) SLA
4 12 (1.74%) PSD2
5 8 (1.16%) Data Quality
5 8 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.44%) COBIT
6 3 (0.44%) COSO
6 3 (0.44%) MiFID
7 2 (0.29%) SEPA
8 1 (0.15%) EMIR
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (4.80%) Docker
2 21 (3.05%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.29%) XenApp
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.15%) Snort
5 1 (0.15%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.15%) vSphere
5 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (2.03%) Kubernetes
3 9 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
4 8 (1.16%) Puppet
5 7 (1.02%) BladeLogic
5 7 (1.02%) Terraform
6 6 (0.87%) Ansible
7 4 (0.58%) CA Wily
7 4 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.58%) Packer
8 3 (0.44%) SCOM
8 3 (0.44%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.29%) Nagios
9 2 (0.29%) Netcool
10 1 (0.15%) CA Endevor
10 1 (0.15%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.15%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.15%) SCCM
10 1 (0.15%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (7.99%) Microsoft
2 54 (7.85%) Oracle
3 17 (2.47%) Teradata
4 14 (2.03%) Cloudera
4 14 (2.03%) Splunk
5 13 (1.89%) IBM
6 12 (1.74%) Cisco
6 12 (1.74%) Red Hat
6 12 (1.74%) ServiceNow
7 10 (1.45%) Google
7 10 (1.45%) Tableau
8 9 (1.31%) HP
9 8 (1.16%) Sun
10 7 (1.02%) Ab Initio
10 7 (1.02%) CA
10 7 (1.02%) Cognos
11 6 (0.87%) Citrix
11 6 (0.87%) Informatica
11 6 (0.87%) Symantec
11 6 (0.87%) VMware