Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
England > North West
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 82 61
Rank change year-on-year +15 -21 +26
Permanent jobs citing Banking 591 396 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.49% 3.42% 4.39%
As % of the General category 11.43% 8.81% 11.45%
Number of salaries quoted 337 260 366
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,025 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.33% -5.95% +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,700 £24,750 £30,750
90th Percentile £76,000 £77,625 £75,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -

Banking is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5172 4494 4934
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 39.27% 38.82% 38.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3802 3656 3792
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +43 286 £50,000 +8.11% 21
Manchester -22 230 £48,000 +1.05% 14
Merseyside -5 60 £50,000 -23.08% 5
Lancashire -24 5 £33,000 -17.50%
Cumbria - 2 £56,000 -
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 422 (71.40%) Finance
2 201 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (22.84%) SQL
4 130 (22.00%) Oracle
5 122 (20.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 121 (20.47%) Risk Management
7 112 (18.95%) SDLC
8 110 (18.61%) Retail
9 109 (18.44%) Java
10 104 (17.60%) Microsoft
11 103 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
12 93 (15.74%) JavaScript
12 93 (15.74%) TDD
13 92 (15.57%) Project Management
14 91 (15.40%) Investment Banking
15 88 (14.89%) ITIL
16 80 (13.54%) Windows
17 79 (13.37%) Analytics
18 77 (13.03%) Wealth Management
19 71 (12.01%) Degree
20 66 (11.17%) Web Services
20 66 (11.17%) HTML
20 66 (11.17%) Mobile App
21 65 (11.00%) SAS
22 60 (10.15%) Software Engineering
23 59 (9.98%) Infrastructure Management
24 57 (9.64%) Waterfall
25 56 (9.48%) Law
26 55 (9.31%) Scrum
27 53 (8.97%) Management Information System

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 65 (11.00%) SAS
2 27 (4.57%) WebSphere
3 22 (3.72%) WebLogic
4 20 (3.38%) JBoss
4 20 (3.38%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.37%) Confluence
5 14 (2.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (1.69%) CICS
7 7 (1.18%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.02%) Apache
8 6 (1.02%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.85%) IIS
10 4 (0.68%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.51%) SAP EP
12 2 (0.34%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.34%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.20%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.34%) SPSS
7 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 10 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
2 9 (1.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (0.68%) BASE24
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.17%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.54%) PaaS
3 13 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.86%) IaaS
5 6 (1.02%) IBM Blueworks
6 5 (0.85%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.34%) Office 365
7 2 (0.34%) Yammer
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.17%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.17%) SaaS
8 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.71%) Firewall
2 14 (2.37%) DNS
3 8 (1.35%) HTTP
4 7 (1.18%) Internet
5 6 (1.02%) Network Security
6 5 (0.85%) WebEx
7 4 (0.68%) DHCP
7 4 (0.68%) LDAP
7 4 (0.68%) SAN
7 4 (0.68%) SSL
7 4 (0.68%) WAN
8 3 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (0.51%) LAN
8 3 (0.51%) SSH
8 3 (0.51%) Wireless
9 2 (0.34%) ATM
9 2 (0.34%) DMZ
9 2 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.34%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.34%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (8.80%) Base SAS
1 52 (8.80%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 48 (8.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 48 (8.12%) SAS Visual Analytics
3 34 (5.75%) SQL Server
4 32 (5.41%) MySQL
5 24 (4.06%) DB2
6 16 (2.71%) GIS
7 13 (2.20%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.52%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.35%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.02%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.85%) Big Data
11 5 (0.85%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.85%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.85%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 48 (8.12%) ProC
2 28 (4.74%) Selenium
3 24 (4.06%) Jenkins
3 24 (4.06%) Selenium IDE
3 24 (4.06%) WebDriver
4 21 (3.55%) JIRA
5 19 (3.21%) Git (software)
6 15 (2.54%) Bitbucket
6 15 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (2.20%) Subversion
8 11 (1.86%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (1.52%) ClearCase
9 9 (1.52%) Gradle
9 9 (1.52%) Lombardi
10 6 (1.02%) JUnit
11 5 (0.85%) Android Studio
11 5 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (0.85%) Visual Studio
11 5 (0.85%) Xcode
General
1 422 (71.40%) Finance
2 110 (18.61%) Retail
3 91 (15.40%) Investment Banking
4 56 (9.48%) Law
5 52 (8.80%) Retail Banking
6 43 (7.28%) Corporate Banking
7 35 (5.92%) Financial Institution
8 17 (2.88%) Advertising
9 13 (2.20%) Legal
9 13 (2.20%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.69%) Marketing
11 8 (1.35%) Games
12 7 (1.18%) Private Banking
13 6 (1.02%) Back Office
13 6 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.68%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.51%) Military
15 3 (0.51%) Publishing
16 2 (0.34%) Front Office
16 2 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 135 (22.84%) Analyst
2 101 (17.09%) Developer
3 79 (13.37%) Consultant
4 48 (8.12%) SAS Consultant
5 41 (6.94%) Architect
6 39 (6.60%) Business Analyst
7 30 (5.08%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
8 29 (4.91%) Project Manager
8 29 (4.91%) Solutions Architect
9 27 (4.57%) PHP Developer
10 26 (4.40%) Banking Analyst
10 26 (4.40%) Graduate
10 26 (4.40%) Senior Consultant
11 24 (4.06%) MySQL Developer
11 24 (4.06%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 22 (3.72%) Test Analyst
13 21 (3.55%) Java Developer
14 20 (3.38%) Applications Support
14 20 (3.38%) Integration Engineer
15 19 (3.21%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (11.17%) HTML
1 66 (11.17%) Web Services
2 50 (8.46%) HTML5
3 46 (7.78%) REST
4 44 (7.45%) SOAP
5 38 (6.43%) CSS
6 37 (6.26%) XML
7 35 (5.92%) .NET
8 33 (5.58%) CSS3
9 31 (5.25%) JSP
10 29 (4.91%) EJB
10 29 (4.91%) Servlets
11 27 (4.57%) JMS
12 25 (4.23%) J2EE
13 24 (4.06%) CakePHP
13 24 (4.06%) Hibernate
13 24 (4.06%) Laravel
14 23 (3.89%) Spring
15 22 (3.72%) Middleware
16 20 (3.38%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 103 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (11.17%) Mobile App
3 53 (8.97%) Management Information System
4 36 (6.09%) User Experience
5 34 (5.75%) Mainframe
6 29 (4.91%) Contactless
7 25 (4.23%) Computer Science
8 19 (3.21%) Data Centre
8 19 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
9 18 (3.05%) Online Banking
10 17 (2.88%) PMI
11 16 (2.71%) Client/Server
11 16 (2.71%) Handset
11 16 (2.71%) Smartphone
12 13 (2.20%) Mobile Banking
13 11 (1.86%) Social Media
14 10 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 8 (1.35%) Credit Risk
15 8 (1.35%) Virtual Team
16 7 (1.18%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 80 (13.54%) Windows
2 43 (7.28%) Android
3 42 (7.11%) Apple iOS
4 41 (6.94%) Unix
5 36 (6.09%) Linux
6 22 (3.72%) Windows Server
7 12 (2.03%) AIX
8 9 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.18%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.51%) Solaris
10 3 (0.51%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.17%) HPUX
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (20.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 121 (20.47%) Risk Management
4 112 (18.95%) SDLC
5 93 (15.74%) TDD
6 92 (15.57%) Project Management
7 88 (14.89%) ITIL
8 79 (13.37%) Analytics
9 77 (13.03%) Wealth Management
10 60 (10.15%) Software Engineering
11 59 (9.98%) Infrastructure Management
12 57 (9.64%) Waterfall
13 55 (9.31%) Scrum
14 51 (8.63%) MVC
14 51 (8.63%) Test Automation
15 48 (8.12%) Information Security
15 48 (8.12%) Visual Analytics
16 46 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
16 46 (7.78%) Service Management
17 44 (7.45%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 135 (22.84%) SQL
2 109 (18.44%) Java
3 93 (15.74%) JavaScript
4 48 (8.12%) PROC SQL
4 48 (8.12%) SAS Macro
5 40 (6.77%) PHP
6 31 (5.25%) Python
7 26 (4.40%) C#
8 17 (2.88%) C++
9 14 (2.37%) Perl
9 14 (2.37%) Shell Script
10 13 (2.20%) C
11 12 (2.03%) COBOL
11 12 (2.03%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.86%) R
13 9 (1.52%) Apple Swift
13 9 (1.52%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.35%) Assembly Language
15 7 (1.18%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 71 (12.01%) Degree
2 21 (3.55%) ISTQB
3 19 (3.21%) PMI Certification
4 17 (2.88%) CISSP
5 14 (2.37%) CISM
5 14 (2.37%) ISEB
6 11 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.69%) ACCA
8 9 (1.52%) CRISC
8 9 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.85%) PMP
9 5 (0.85%) Sun Certification
10 4 (0.68%) CCNP
10 4 (0.68%) HND
10 4 (0.68%) SAS Certification
11 3 (0.51%) CISA
11 3 (0.51%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.54%) Data Quality
2 13 (2.20%) PMO
3 12 (2.03%) SLA
4 10 (1.69%) GDPR
4 10 (1.69%) QA
5 9 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (1.35%) COBIT
7 7 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 7 (1.18%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.68%) MiFID
9 2 (0.34%) IAS 39
9 2 (0.34%) IFRS
9 2 (0.34%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.17%) Basel III
10 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.20%) XenApp
3 2 (0.34%) Docker
3 2 (0.34%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.17%) KVM
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.17%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (2.37%) SCOM
2 13 (2.20%) Nagios
3 10 (1.69%) EdgeSight
4 9 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.02%) CA Wily
6 5 (0.85%) BladeLogic
6 5 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.68%) Control-M
8 3 (0.51%) Ganglia
9 2 (0.34%) Ansible
9 2 (0.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.34%) Netcool
9 2 (0.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.34%) Puppet
10 1 (0.17%) SCCM
10 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 130 (22.00%) Oracle
2 104 (17.60%) Microsoft
3 35 (5.92%) IBM
4 27 (4.57%) Cognizant
5 24 (4.06%) Zend
6 13 (2.20%) Google
7 10 (1.69%) Chordiant
7 10 (1.69%) Citrix
8 9 (1.52%) SAP
9 8 (1.35%) HP
10 7 (1.18%) Cisco
10 7 (1.18%) ServiceNow
10 7 (1.18%) Teradata
11 6 (1.02%) CA
11 6 (1.02%) Sun
12 5 (0.85%) Pega
13 4 (0.68%) Adobe
13 4 (0.68%) CA Agile Central
13 4 (0.68%) Tableau
14 3 (0.51%) BMC