Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
England > North West
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 51 98
Rank change year-on-year +2 +47 -36
Permanent jobs citing Banking 577 706 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.97% 5.40% 3.18%
As % of the General category 12.81% 12.70% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 213 382 217
North West median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £84,600 £74,875 £78,000
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
% 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 4,503 5,557 4,571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.77% 42.51% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3,349 4,057 3,709
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £64,040
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +1 350 £55,000 +10.00% 24
Manchester -1 196 £50,000 +4.17% 41
Merseyside -28 27 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Lancashire +4 2 £70,000 +112.12% 3
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 329 (57.02%) Finance
2 308 (53.38%) Risk Management
3 307 (53.21%) Investment Banking
4 305 (52.86%) Wealth Management
5 288 (49.91%) Law
6 220 (38.13%) Agile Software Development
7 149 (25.82%) Java
8 123 (21.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 107 (18.54%) JavaScript
10 99 (17.16%) Project Management
11 87 (15.08%) DevOps
12 70 (12.13%) SDLC
13 68 (11.79%) SQL
14 65 (11.27%) Software Engineering
15 63 (10.92%) ITIL
15 63 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
15 63 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
16 61 (10.57%) Scrum
17 59 (10.23%) User Experience
18 58 (10.05%) TDD
19 57 (9.88%) HTML
20 56 (9.71%) Waterfall
21 53 (9.19%) AngularJS
22 51 (8.84%) Test Automation
22 51 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
23 50 (8.67%) Windows
23 50 (8.67%) Degree
23 50 (8.67%) React
24 49 (8.49%) Spring
25 48 (8.32%) Linux

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 30 (5.20%) Confluence
2 13 (2.25%) WebSphere
3 11 (1.91%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.39%) IIS
4 8 (1.39%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.21%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.21%) JBoss
5 7 (1.21%) Liferay
6 5 (0.87%) SAS
7 4 (0.69%) Apache
8 3 (0.52%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.35%) CICS
9 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (5.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (5.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 23 (3.99%) MS Visio
4 22 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
5 16 (2.77%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.35%) InDesign
7 2 (0.35%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Exstream
2 1 (0.17%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (0.17%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.77%) npm
4 10 (1.73%) BrowserStack
5 6 (1.04%) OpenShift
6 4 (0.69%) SaaS
7 3 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.35%) Office 365
9 1 (0.17%) GitHub
9 1 (0.17%) IaaS
9 1 (0.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.08%) ATM
2 11 (1.91%) Internet
3 6 (1.04%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (1.04%) Network Security
4 4 (0.69%) HTTP
4 4 (0.69%) Sourcefire
4 4 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.35%) Firewall
5 2 (0.35%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.35%) VPN
5 2 (0.35%) WAN
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.17%) DHCP
6 1 (0.17%) IPsec
6 1 (0.17%) MPLS
6 1 (0.17%) Multicast
6 1 (0.17%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.17%) SSH
6 1 (0.17%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (5.20%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.16%) Big Data
3 18 (3.12%) Hadoop
4 13 (2.25%) DB2
5 12 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.73%) MySQL
6 10 (1.73%) QlikView
7 9 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (1.39%) MongoDB
8 8 (1.39%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.21%) Apache Hive
9 7 (1.21%) GIS
9 7 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.87%) Power BI
12 4 (0.69%) Data Lake
12 4 (0.69%) HBase
12 4 (0.69%) MariaDB
12 4 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 38 (6.59%) JIRA
2 30 (5.20%) Git (software)
2 30 (5.20%) Selenium
3 27 (4.68%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.12%) Cucumber
4 18 (3.12%) Gradle
5 17 (2.95%) Grunt
5 17 (2.95%) gulp
5 17 (2.95%) webpack
6 16 (2.77%) Babel
7 11 (1.91%) Maven
8 9 (1.56%) JUnit
9 8 (1.39%) JMeter
10 7 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (1.04%) Ant
11 6 (1.04%) Jasmine
11 6 (1.04%) Mockito
12 5 (0.87%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (0.87%) Mocha
12 5 (0.87%) TeamCity
General
1 329 (57.02%) Finance
2 307 (53.21%) Investment Banking
3 288 (49.91%) Law
4 33 (5.72%) Retail
5 31 (5.37%) Advertising
6 30 (5.20%) Retail Banking
7 21 (3.64%) Corporate Banking
8 16 (2.77%) Marketing
9 9 (1.56%) Games
9 9 (1.56%) Legal
10 8 (1.39%) Manufacturing
11 7 (1.21%) Electronics
11 7 (1.21%) Telecoms
12 6 (1.04%) Billing
12 6 (1.04%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.52%) Back Office
13 3 (0.52%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.52%) International Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 108 (18.72%) Analyst
2 106 (18.37%) Developer
3 55 (9.53%) Business Analyst
4 50 (8.67%) Architect
5 48 (8.32%) Project Manager
6 32 (5.55%) Java Developer
7 30 (5.20%) Solutions Architect
8 24 (4.16%) Senior Developer
9 21 (3.64%) Designer
10 20 (3.47%) JavaScript Developer
10 20 (3.47%) Service Manager
11 19 (3.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 17 (2.95%) Delivery Manager
13 16 (2.77%) Senior Analyst
13 16 (2.77%) Technical Manager
13 16 (2.77%) UX Designer
14 15 (2.60%) Financial Analyst
14 15 (2.60%) Security Engineer
14 15 (2.60%) Software Developer
15 14 (2.43%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (9.88%) HTML
2 53 (9.19%) AngularJS
3 50 (8.67%) React
4 49 (8.49%) Spring
5 43 (7.45%) CSS
6 34 (5.89%) HTML5
7 32 (5.55%) REST
8 31 (5.37%) Web Services
9 30 (5.20%) .NET
10 29 (5.03%) Node.js
11 28 (4.85%) RESTful
12 23 (3.99%) Hibernate
13 22 (3.81%) LESS
14 21 (3.64%) React Native
15 19 (3.29%) CSS3
15 19 (3.29%) Sass
15 19 (3.29%) SOAP
16 18 (3.12%) J2EE
16 18 (3.12%) Redux
17 16 (2.77%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 63 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (10.23%) User Experience
3 46 (7.97%) Online Banking
4 32 (5.55%) Mainframe
5 29 (5.03%) Fintech
6 25 (4.33%) Mobile App
7 19 (3.29%) Management Information System
8 18 (3.12%) Computer Science
9 13 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (1.73%) Arduino
11 10 (1.73%) PMI
11 10 (1.73%) Virtual Team
11 10 (1.73%) Wiki
12 9 (1.56%) N-Tier
12 9 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (1.39%) PKI
14 7 (1.21%) Algorithms
14 7 (1.21%) APACS
14 7 (1.21%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 50 (8.67%) Windows
2 48 (8.32%) Linux
3 42 (7.28%) Unix
4 36 (6.24%) Android
5 28 (4.85%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.04%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.35%) AIX
8 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Solaris
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (53.38%) Risk Management
2 305 (52.86%) Wealth Management
3 220 (38.13%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (21.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 99 (17.16%) Project Management
6 87 (15.08%) DevOps
7 70 (12.13%) SDLC
8 65 (11.27%) Software Engineering
9 63 (10.92%) ITIL
9 63 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
10 61 (10.57%) Scrum
11 58 (10.05%) TDD
12 56 (9.71%) Waterfall
13 51 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
13 51 (8.84%) Test Automation
14 40 (6.93%) Business Analysis
15 38 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
16 37 (6.41%) Microservices
17 36 (6.24%) Service Management
17 36 (6.24%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 149 (25.82%) Java
2 107 (18.54%) JavaScript
3 68 (11.79%) SQL
4 30 (5.20%) Java 8
5 28 (4.85%) PHP
6 27 (4.68%) ES6
7 26 (4.51%) C#
8 25 (4.33%) Python
9 23 (3.99%) C++
10 20 (3.47%) TypeScript
11 15 (2.60%) C
12 13 (2.25%) Ruby
13 8 (1.39%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.39%) Perl
13 8 (1.39%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.21%) Go
14 7 (1.21%) Kotlin
14 7 (1.21%) Scala
15 6 (1.04%) Objective-C
15 6 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (8.67%) Degree
2 20 (3.47%) ISEB
3 19 (3.29%) PMI Certification
3 19 (3.29%) PMP
4 18 (3.12%) ISTQB
5 11 (1.91%) CISSP
5 11 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.73%) OCPJP
7 9 (1.56%) CISM
8 8 (1.39%) CISA
9 7 (1.21%) CIMA
9 7 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (1.04%) TOGAF Certification
11 5 (0.87%) ACCA
11 5 (0.87%) APMP
12 4 (0.69%) GIAC
12 4 (0.69%) SANS
13 3 (0.52%) IIBA
13 3 (0.52%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.76%) PMO
2 28 (4.85%) QA
3 26 (4.51%) GDPR
4 18 (3.12%) SLA
5 8 (1.39%) PSD2
6 4 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.69%) P3O
7 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 42 (7.28%) Docker
2 6 (1.04%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.69%) Firmware
3 4 (0.69%) Snort
4 3 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.35%) vSphere
6 1 (0.17%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (2.25%) Kubernetes
3 10 (1.73%) Ansible
4 3 (0.52%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.52%) Puppet
4 3 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.52%) Terraform
5 2 (0.35%) Ganglia
5 2 (0.35%) Grafana
5 2 (0.35%) Kibana
5 2 (0.35%) Netcool
5 2 (0.35%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.35%) SCOM
6 1 (0.17%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.17%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.17%) Nagios
6 1 (0.17%) Nessus
6 1 (0.17%) SCCM
6 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (7.28%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.37%) Oracle
3 14 (2.43%) Tableau
4 12 (2.08%) Cloudera
5 8 (1.39%) Teradata
6 6 (1.04%) Adobe
6 6 (1.04%) Google
6 6 (1.04%) IBM
7 5 (0.87%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 5 (0.87%) SAP
7 5 (0.87%) ServiceNow
7 5 (0.87%) Splunk
8 4 (0.69%) Ab Initio
8 4 (0.69%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (0.69%) Citrix
8 4 (0.69%) Cognizant
8 4 (0.69%) Hortonworks
8 4 (0.69%) HP
8 4 (0.69%) MapR
8 4 (0.69%) Salesforce.com