Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Banking
England > North West
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 52 49
Rank change year-on-year -15 -3 +50
Permanent jobs citing Banking 394 570 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.96% 4.86% 5.37%
As % of the General category 11.33% 11.87% 12.30%
Number of salaries quoted 273 210 385
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £36,300 £31,250 £32,700
90th Percentile £78,250 £84,840 £75,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £64,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +0.78% +3.20%

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 3,477 4,803 5,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.93% 40.99% 43.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,566 3,585 4,229
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019. 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 +47 274 £55,000 +10.00% 27
Cheshire -57 63 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Lancashire +28 38 £51,963 -25.77% 2
Merseyside 0 19 £48,750 +50.00% 2
Banking
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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.

1 200 (50.76%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (44.92%) Finance
3 117 (29.70%) Coaching
4 109 (27.66%) DevOps
5 100 (25.38%) Mentoring
6 94 (23.86%) Software Engineering
7 93 (23.60%) JavaScript
8 80 (20.30%) SQL
9 72 (18.27%) Scrum
10 71 (18.02%) Retail
11 67 (17.01%) Test Automation
12 66 (16.75%) Continuous Integration
13 62 (15.74%) JIRA
13 62 (15.74%) Java
14 54 (13.71%) User Experience
15 52 (13.20%) Git (software)
16 51 (12.94%) AWS
17 50 (12.69%) HTML
18 49 (12.44%) SDLC
19 48 (12.18%) React
19 48 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
19 48 (12.18%) CSS
20 46 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
20 46 (11.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
21 44 (11.17%) Microservices
22 43 (10.91%) Apache Flex
23 42 (10.66%) Kanban
23 42 (10.66%) Confluence
24 40 (10.15%) Selenium
24 40 (10.15%) TDD

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 42 (10.66%) Confluence
2 8 (2.03%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (1.27%) Apache Solr
4 4 (1.02%) JBoss
5 2 (0.51%) SAS
5 2 (0.51%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.25%) Apache
6 1 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.25%) CMS
6 1 (0.25%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.54%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.76%) Figma
4 3 (0.76%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.76%) Sketch
5 2 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.25%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 12 (3.05%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (2.54%) SAP CO
2 10 (2.54%) SAP FI
2 10 (2.54%) SAP FI/CO
2 10 (2.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (2.03%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (2.03%) Oracle Cash Management
3 8 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (2.03%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (2.03%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (1.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.51%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.25%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 51 (12.94%) AWS
2 35 (8.88%) Azure
3 24 (6.09%) GitHub
4 16 (4.06%) Heroku
5 7 (1.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.78%) Amazon ECS
5 7 (1.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.78%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (1.78%) GCP
5 7 (1.78%) Serverless
5 7 (1.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 6 (1.52%) Amazon EKS
6 6 (1.52%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (1.52%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 6 (1.52%) AWS OpsWorks
6 6 (1.52%) npm
6 6 (1.52%) Route 53
7 4 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.60%) Firewall
2 13 (3.30%) ATM
3 6 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (1.02%) Calico
4 4 (1.02%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (1.02%) IPsec
4 4 (1.02%) Kerberos
4 4 (1.02%) SSL
5 3 (0.76%) LAN
5 3 (0.76%) NetScaler
5 3 (0.76%) SAN
5 3 (0.76%) VSAN
5 3 (0.76%) WAN
6 2 (0.51%) Wireless
7 1 (0.25%) DMZ
7 1 (0.25%) Extranet
7 1 (0.25%) GoToMeeting
7 1 (0.25%) Network Security
7 1 (0.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (5.84%) BusinessObjects
3 23 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (4.06%) MySQL
5 15 (3.81%) MongoDB
5 15 (3.81%) Oracle Database
6 13 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (3.05%) NoSQL
7 12 (3.05%) RDBMS
7 12 (3.05%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.54%) Big Data
8 10 (2.54%) SAP HANA
9 9 (2.28%) Hadoop
10 8 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (1.02%) Couchbase
12 4 (1.02%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 62 (15.74%) JIRA
2 52 (13.20%) Git (software)
3 40 (10.15%) Selenium
4 35 (8.88%) Jenkins
5 32 (8.12%) GitLab
6 21 (5.33%) IBM UrbanCode
7 16 (4.06%) webpack
8 10 (2.54%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.54%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (2.28%) Sonatype Nexus
10 8 (2.03%) SoapUI
10 8 (2.03%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.78%) Maven
12 6 (1.52%) Ant
12 6 (1.52%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.27%) Artifactory
13 5 (1.27%) Subversion
14 4 (1.02%) Grunt
14 4 (1.02%) Jasmine
14 4 (1.02%) JBehave
General
1 177 (44.92%) Finance
2 71 (18.02%) Retail
3 19 (4.82%) Public Sector
4 15 (3.81%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.54%) Retail Banking
7 8 (2.03%) General Ledger
7 8 (2.03%) Legal
8 7 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.52%) Billing
10 5 (1.27%) Back Office
11 4 (1.02%) Games
12 3 (0.76%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.51%) Marketing
14 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Electronics
14 1 (0.25%) International Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Law
14 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 78 (19.80%) Software Engineer
2 59 (14.97%) Developer
3 37 (9.39%) Analyst
4 32 (8.12%) Software Developer
5 30 (7.61%) Architect
6 29 (7.36%) Consultant
7 25 (6.35%) Quality Engineer
8 20 (5.08%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 16 (4.06%) DevSecOps Consultant
9 16 (4.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 16 (4.06%) Test Analyst
10 15 (3.81%) Product Owner
11 12 (3.05%) Java Developer
11 12 (3.05%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (3.05%) Senior Test Analyst
12 11 (2.79%) Cloud Engineer
12 11 (2.79%) DevOps Engineer
12 11 (2.79%) Senior Software Engineer
13 10 (2.54%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 10 (2.54%) Senior Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (12.69%) HTML
2 48 (12.18%) CSS
2 48 (12.18%) React
3 43 (10.91%) Apache Flex
4 37 (9.39%) Node.js
5 35 (8.88%) AngularJS
6 31 (7.87%) .NET
7 30 (7.61%) Spring
8 27 (6.85%) RESTful
9 25 (6.35%) JSON
10 24 (6.09%) ASP.NET
11 22 (5.58%) WCF
12 21 (5.33%) WPF
13 20 (5.08%) REST
14 17 (4.31%) Spring Boot
15 16 (4.06%) Django
15 16 (4.06%) Dropwizard
15 16 (4.06%) Redux
15 16 (4.06%) Swagger
16 14 (3.55%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 54 (13.71%) User Experience
2 30 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.81%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.05%) Virtual Team
5 11 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.79%) Private Cloud
6 10 (2.54%) FMCG
7 8 (2.03%) Cyberattack
8 7 (1.78%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (1.27%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.27%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.27%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.27%) IVR
9 5 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (1.27%) Robotics
10 4 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.02%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.02%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.12%) Windows
2 25 (6.35%) Linux
3 18 (4.57%) AIX
4 9 (2.28%) Unix
5 5 (1.27%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.27%) Windows Server
6 4 (1.02%) VME
7 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.25%) Android
8 1 (0.25%) CentOS
8 1 (0.25%) HPUX
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (50.76%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (29.70%) Coaching
3 109 (27.66%) DevOps
4 100 (25.38%) Mentoring
5 94 (23.86%) Software Engineering
6 72 (18.27%) Scrum
7 67 (17.01%) Test Automation
8 66 (16.75%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (12.44%) SDLC
10 48 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
11 46 (11.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 46 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 44 (11.17%) Microservices
13 42 (10.66%) Kanban
14 40 (10.15%) TDD
15 33 (8.38%) BDD
16 30 (7.61%) Information Security
17 29 (7.36%) Functional Testing
17 29 (7.36%) ITIL
18 28 (7.11%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 93 (23.60%) JavaScript
2 80 (20.30%) SQL
3 62 (15.74%) Java
4 34 (8.63%) Python
5 31 (7.87%) C#
6 28 (7.11%) VBA
7 22 (5.58%) T-SQL
8 18 (4.57%) C
9 15 (3.81%) PowerShell
10 13 (3.30%) Perl
11 10 (2.54%) PHP
11 10 (2.54%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.28%) VB
13 7 (1.78%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.78%) VB6
14 2 (0.51%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.51%) Groovy
14 2 (0.51%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.51%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.51%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (6.60%) Degree
2 16 (4.06%) DBS Check
3 9 (2.28%) CISSP
3 9 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.52%) CCIE
4 6 (1.52%) CCNP
4 6 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (1.52%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.27%) CISA
5 5 (1.27%) CISM
6 4 (1.02%) ISEB
6 4 (1.02%) SANS
6 4 (1.02%) SSCP
7 3 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.51%) PMP
9 1 (0.25%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (0.25%) CSQA
9 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.11%) QA
2 9 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.52%) GDPR
4 4 (1.02%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.02%) NIST
5 3 (0.76%) SLA
6 2 (0.51%) PSD2
7 1 (0.25%) COBIT
7 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (5.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 13 (3.30%) Docker
3 11 (2.79%) Active Directory
4 10 (2.54%) XenApp
5 7 (1.78%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.02%) RACF
7 3 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.76%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.76%) vSphere
7 3 (0.76%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.25%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 21 (5.33%) Tivoli
2 18 (4.57%) Terraform
3 16 (4.06%) Puppet
4 14 (3.55%) Kubernetes
5 11 (2.79%) Ganglia
5 11 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (2.54%) SCCM
6 10 (2.54%) SCOM
7 7 (1.78%) Nagios
7 7 (1.78%) SCOrch
7 7 (1.78%) SCVMM
8 6 (1.52%) FortiGate
9 5 (1.27%) CA Service Virtualization
9 5 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (1.02%) Istio
11 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.76%) vRealize
12 2 (0.51%) MIIS
13 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
13 1 (0.25%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 35 (8.88%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.87%) Salesforce.com
3 29 (7.36%) IBM
4 21 (5.33%) Oracle
5 20 (5.08%) FIS
5 20 (5.08%) WorldPay
6 16 (4.06%) SAP
7 10 (2.54%) Citrix
8 9 (2.28%) CA
9 8 (2.03%) Cisco
9 8 (2.03%) EMC
9 8 (2.03%) HP
10 7 (1.78%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.52%) Blue Coat
11 6 (1.52%) F5
11 6 (1.52%) Juniper
11 6 (1.52%) NetApp
11 6 (1.52%) Symantec
12 5 (1.27%) Dell
12 5 (1.27%) Google