Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
England > North West
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 70 47
Rank change year-on-year +2 -23 +58
Permanent jobs citing Banking 325 447 752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.70% 4.22% 5.89%
As % of the General category 10.52% 10.40% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 205 164 377
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £37,000 £27,650 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% - +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 3,090 4,299 5,618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 35.21% 40.57% 43.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,310 3,288 4,123
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,325 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +105 244 £55,000 +12.82% 16
Lancashire +34 38 £51,963 -25.77%
Cheshire -80 32 £62,500 +13.64% 7
Merseyside -21 11 £32,500 - 2
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 189 (58.15%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (41.23%) Finance
3 121 (37.23%) Coaching
4 110 (33.85%) Mentoring
5 89 (27.38%) Scrum
6 81 (24.92%) JavaScript
7 74 (22.77%) Java
7 74 (22.77%) SQL
8 73 (22.46%) DevOps
9 66 (20.31%) Test Automation
9 66 (20.31%) Software Engineering
10 62 (19.08%) JIRA
11 59 (18.15%) Continuous Integration
12 53 (16.31%) Selenium
13 47 (14.46%) BDD
14 46 (14.15%) Functional Testing
14 46 (14.15%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 44 (13.54%) FIS
15 44 (13.54%) WorldPay
16 42 (12.92%) React
16 42 (12.92%) AWS
16 42 (12.92%) Apache Flex
17 38 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
17 38 (11.69%) SDLC
18 37 (11.38%) Kanban
18 37 (11.38%) Confluence
19 36 (11.08%) TDD
19 36 (11.08%) Retail
19 36 (11.08%) IT Strategy
20 35 (10.77%) 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 37 (11.38%) Confluence
2 8 (2.46%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.62%) JBoss
3 2 (0.62%) SAS
4 1 (0.31%) Apache
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.31%) CMS
4 1 (0.31%) PowerExchange
4 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.92%) Figma
4 3 (0.92%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.92%) Sketch
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (8.92%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (2.77%) SAP CO
2 9 (2.77%) SAP FI
2 9 (2.77%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (2.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (2.46%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (2.46%) Oracle Cash Management
3 8 (2.46%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (2.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (2.46%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (1.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.31%) Finacle
6 1 (0.31%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 42 (12.92%) AWS
2 28 (8.62%) Azure
3 22 (6.77%) GitHub
4 7 (2.15%) GCP
5 6 (1.85%) Heroku
6 5 (1.54%) Serverless
7 4 (1.23%) Office 365
7 4 (1.23%) SaaS
8 3 (0.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.92%) Amazon ECS
8 3 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.92%) npm
8 3 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.62%) Amazon EKS
9 2 (0.62%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.62%) AWS OpsWorks
9 2 (0.62%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.62%) ATM
2 10 (3.08%) SMS
2 10 (3.08%) VoIP
3 8 (2.46%) Firewall
4 4 (1.23%) IPsec
4 4 (1.23%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.23%) SSL
5 3 (0.92%) NetScaler
5 3 (0.92%) VSAN
6 2 (0.62%) Network Security
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.31%) DMZ
7 1 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (0.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.31%) FTP
7 1 (0.31%) Intranet
7 1 (0.31%) SAN
7 1 (0.31%) Skype
7 1 (0.31%) WAN
7 1 (0.31%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.85%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (5.54%) BusinessObjects
4 15 (4.62%) Oracle Database
5 14 (4.31%) MongoDB
5 14 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (4.00%) NoSQL
7 12 (3.69%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (3.69%) RDBMS
7 12 (3.69%) Relational Database
8 10 (3.08%) SAP HANA
9 8 (2.46%) Big Data
9 8 (2.46%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (2.15%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.85%) MySQL
12 4 (1.23%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.23%) DB2
12 4 (1.23%) IDMS
12 4 (1.23%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 62 (19.08%) JIRA
2 53 (16.31%) Selenium
3 30 (9.23%) Jenkins
4 28 (8.62%) Git (software)
5 23 (7.08%) GitLab
6 17 (5.23%) Cucumber
6 17 (5.23%) SoapUI
6 17 (5.23%) Visual Studio
7 14 (4.31%) IBM UrbanCode
7 14 (4.31%) REST Assured
8 12 (3.69%) JBehave
8 12 (3.69%) WebDriver
9 11 (3.38%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (1.85%) webpack
11 5 (1.54%) Maven
11 5 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (1.23%) Ant
12 4 (1.23%) SOAtest
13 3 (0.92%) Grunt
13 3 (0.92%) gulp
General
1 134 (41.23%) Finance
2 36 (11.08%) Retail
3 18 (5.54%) Public Sector
4 13 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.08%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.46%) General Ledger
7 6 (1.85%) Billing
8 5 (1.54%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.92%) Marketing
9 3 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.62%) Back Office
10 2 (0.62%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) International Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
11 1 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 58 (17.85%) Software Engineer
2 52 (16.00%) Analyst
3 32 (9.85%) Test Analyst
4 31 (9.54%) Developer
5 29 (8.92%) Architect
5 29 (8.92%) Senior Analyst
5 29 (8.92%) Senior Test Analyst
6 22 (6.77%) Quality Engineer
7 21 (6.46%) Senior Software Engineer
8 18 (5.54%) Consultant
9 15 (4.62%) Product Owner
10 12 (3.69%) Automation Test Analyst
10 12 (3.69%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
11 11 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
12 10 (3.08%) Java Developer
12 10 (3.08%) Senior Product Owner
12 10 (3.08%) Software Developer
13 9 (2.77%) Project Manager
13 9 (2.77%) SAP Consultant
13 9 (2.77%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (12.92%) Apache Flex
1 42 (12.92%) React
2 35 (10.77%) HTML
2 35 (10.77%) Node.js
3 34 (10.46%) CSS
3 34 (10.46%) Spring
4 33 (10.15%) RESTful
5 30 (9.23%) AngularJS
5 30 (9.23%) Web Services
6 20 (6.15%) REST
7 17 (5.23%) Spring Boot
8 16 (4.92%) Swagger
9 14 (4.31%) .NET
9 14 (4.31%) ASP.NET
9 14 (4.31%) WCF
9 14 (4.31%) WPF
10 12 (3.69%) Vue.js
11 11 (3.38%) JSON
12 7 (2.15%) React Native
13 6 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.77%) User Experience
2 16 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.38%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.08%) IVR
5 9 (2.77%) FMCG
6 6 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.54%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (1.23%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.23%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (0.92%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.92%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.92%) Robotics
10 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.62%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.62%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.31%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.77%) Windows
2 20 (6.15%) Linux
3 10 (3.08%) AIX
4 8 (2.46%) Unix
5 4 (1.23%) VME
5 4 (1.23%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.23%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.31%) Android
8 1 (0.31%) CentOS
8 1 (0.31%) HPUX
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (58.15%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (37.23%) Coaching
3 110 (33.85%) Mentoring
4 89 (27.38%) Scrum
5 73 (22.46%) DevOps
6 66 (20.31%) Software Engineering
6 66 (20.31%) Test Automation
7 59 (18.15%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (14.46%) BDD
9 46 (14.15%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 46 (14.15%) Functional Testing
10 38 (11.69%) Problem-Solving
10 38 (11.69%) SDLC
11 37 (11.38%) Kanban
12 36 (11.08%) IT Strategy
12 36 (11.08%) TDD
13 35 (10.77%) Non-Functional Testing
14 34 (10.46%) Microservices
15 32 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
16 31 (9.54%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 81 (24.92%) JavaScript
2 74 (22.77%) Java
2 74 (22.77%) SQL
3 26 (8.00%) Python
4 21 (6.46%) VBA
5 14 (4.31%) C#
5 14 (4.31%) T-SQL
6 13 (4.00%) C
7 11 (3.38%) PL/SQL
8 9 (2.77%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.46%) PHP
10 7 (2.15%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.85%) Perl
11 6 (1.85%) VB
11 6 (1.85%) VB6
12 2 (0.62%) Apple Swift
12 2 (0.62%) Groovy
12 2 (0.62%) Kotlin
12 2 (0.62%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.31%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 12 (3.69%) Degree
2 9 (2.77%) DBS Check
3 8 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.62%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.31%) CCIE
5 1 (0.31%) CCNP
5 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.31%) CISM
5 1 (0.31%) CISSP
5 1 (0.31%) CSPO
5 1 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.62%) QA
2 4 (1.23%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.62%) PSD2
4 1 (0.31%) GDPR
4 1 (0.31%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (4.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 7 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.15%) Docker
3 6 (1.85%) XenApp
4 4 (1.23%) RACF
5 3 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.92%) VMware NSX
5 3 (0.92%) vSphere
5 3 (0.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (4.31%) Tivoli
2 8 (2.46%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.85%) Ganglia
3 6 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.85%) Puppet
3 6 (1.85%) SCCM
3 6 (1.85%) SCOM
3 6 (1.85%) Terraform
4 4 (1.23%) CA Service Virtualization
4 4 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.92%) Nagios
5 3 (0.92%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.92%) SCVMM
5 3 (0.92%) vRealize
6 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 44 (13.54%) FIS
1 44 (13.54%) WorldPay
2 24 (7.38%) Salesforce.com
3 19 (5.85%) IBM
4 18 (5.54%) Oracle
5 17 (5.23%) Microsoft
6 14 (4.31%) Genesys
6 14 (4.31%) SAP
7 10 (3.08%) Avaya
8 8 (2.46%) CA
9 6 (1.85%) Citrix
10 5 (1.54%) Google
11 4 (1.23%) Green Hat
11 4 (1.23%) Hortonworks
11 4 (1.23%) HP
11 4 (1.23%) Parasoft
11 4 (1.23%) Paxata
11 4 (1.23%) Talend
12 3 (0.92%) EMC
12 3 (0.92%) Tableau