The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Investment Banking
England / North West
Rank 240 230 234
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 17 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.28% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the General category 0.81% 0.43% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 2
Median salary £45,000 £78,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.85% +65.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £50,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £90,000 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% -4.16%  

Investment 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 2110 2344 2638
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 34.80% 41.49% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1647 1871 2004
Median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,650
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Investment Banking as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in the North West

Investment Banking
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Investment Banking in the North West.

Salary trend for Investment Banking in the North West

Investment Banking
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Banking in the North West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Investment Banking in the North West

Investment 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 Investment Banking within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +23 10 £45,250 -9.50%
Merseyside -2 5 £47,500 -47.22%
Manchester -24 2 £29,250 - 1
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 23 (100.00%) Banking
2 17 (73.91%) Finance
3 13 (56.52%) Wealth Management
4 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (34.78%) ITIL
6 8 (34.78%) SDLC
7 7 (30.43%) Risk Management
8 6 (26.09%) Service Management
8 6 (26.09%) OOP
8 6 (26.09%) TDD
8 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (26.09%) Microservices
9 5 (21.74%) SOLID
9 5 (21.74%) LAMP
9 5 (21.74%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (21.74%) RESTful
9 5 (21.74%) Open Source
9 5 (21.74%) Hedge funds
9 5 (21.74%) Node.js
9 5 (21.74%) Windows
9 5 (21.74%) PHP
9 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
10 4 (17.39%) Change Management
10 4 (17.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle
10 4 (17.39%) Line Management
11 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics
11 3 (13.04%) Analytics
11 3 (13.04%) Windows Server

Investment Banking
Top Related 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 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (4.35%) Network Security
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MariaDB
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) SonarQube
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 23 (100.00%) Banking
2 17 (73.91%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Private Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Publishing
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) PHP Developer
3 4 (17.39%) IT Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Risk Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Technology Risk Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Support
4 3 (13.04%) Audit Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) COBIT Manager
4 3 (13.04%) IT Audit Manager
4 3 (13.04%) IT Risk Manager
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (8.70%) LAMP Developer
5 2 (8.70%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Monitoring Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) LAMP
1 5 (21.74%) Node.js
1 5 (21.74%) RESTful
2 3 (13.04%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) WF
3 2 (8.70%) XSLT
4 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) Java EE
4 1 (4.35%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) Spring
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Hedge funds
2 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) AIX
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Wealth Management
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) ITIL
3 8 (34.78%) SDLC
4 7 (30.43%) Risk Management
5 6 (26.09%) Microservices
5 6 (26.09%) OOP
5 6 (26.09%) Service Management
5 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (26.09%) TDD
6 5 (21.74%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (21.74%) Open Source
6 5 (21.74%) SOLID
7 4 (17.39%) Change Management
7 4 (17.39%) Line Management
8 3 (13.04%) Analytics
8 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics
9 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
9 2 (8.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) PHP
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
3 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) CISSP
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) CISA
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CRISC
2 1 (4.35%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (13.04%) COBIT
3 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
1 1 (4.35%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) CFEngine
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Veritas