Period
to 15 January 2019

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 6 months to 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > North West
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 153 142 358
Rank change year-on-year -11 +216 -40
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 231 284 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.17% 2.26% 0.074%
As % of the General category 5.74% 5.28% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 7
North West median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -4.55%
10th Percentile £43,000 £40,000 £38,850
90th Percentile £82,375 £75,000 £80,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70% -

Investment 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 4,027 5,375 4,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.88% 42.69% 35.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3,067 3,975 3,449
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -1.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Investment Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 15 January 2019.

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 6 months to 15 January 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
Cheshire +1 189 £60,000 -20.00%
Manchester +32 38 - -
Merseyside -2 4 £19,250 -63.33%
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, IT jobs citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 231 (100.00%) Banking
2 224 (96.97%) Wealth Management
3 219 (94.81%) Risk Management
4 214 (92.64%) Law
5 110 (47.62%) Finance
6 64 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 53 (22.94%) Project Management
9 40 (17.32%) Java
10 38 (16.45%) JavaScript
11 37 (16.02%) Analytical Skills
12 32 (13.85%) ITIL
12 32 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
13 31 (13.42%) Windows
14 30 (12.99%) Degree
15 29 (12.55%) Business Intelligence
15 29 (12.55%) DevOps
16 27 (11.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 25 (10.82%) Microsoft Excel
17 25 (10.82%) PMO
18 23 (9.96%) Change Control
18 23 (9.96%) Microsoft
18 23 (9.96%) SQL
19 22 (9.52%) Unix
19 22 (9.52%) Test Automation
19 22 (9.52%) SDLC
20 21 (9.09%) Docker
21 19 (8.23%) User Experience
22 18 (7.79%) React
22 18 (7.79%) Linux

Investment 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 14 (6.06%) Confluence
2 10 (4.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.16%) IIS
3 5 (2.16%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.73%) JBoss
5 3 (1.30%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.87%) Apache
6 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (11.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 25 (10.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (5.19%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (5.19%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.43%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.90%) npm
4 6 (2.60%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.87%) SaaS
6 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.43%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.43%) GitHub
6 1 (0.43%) IaaS
6 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.46%) Internet
2 7 (3.03%) Network Security
3 5 (2.16%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (2.16%) Sourcefire
4 3 (1.30%) ATM
4 3 (1.30%) LAN
4 3 (1.30%) WAN
5 2 (0.87%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.87%) SSH
6 1 (0.43%) DNS
6 1 (0.43%) Firewall
6 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.90%) Big Data
3 7 (3.03%) QlikView
4 6 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.73%) GIS
5 4 (1.73%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.30%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.30%) MariaDB
6 3 (1.30%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.43%) DB2
7 1 (0.43%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.43%) SAS EBI
7 1 (0.43%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 16 (6.93%) JIRA
2 11 (4.76%) Selenium
3 10 (4.33%) Grunt
3 10 (4.33%) gulp
4 9 (3.90%) Babel
4 9 (3.90%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.90%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.90%) webpack
5 5 (2.16%) Gradle
5 5 (2.16%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.30%) CA Release Automation
6 3 (1.30%) HP UFT
6 3 (1.30%) Protractor
6 3 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.30%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.87%) Ant
7 2 (0.87%) JUnit
7 2 (0.87%) Maven
7 2 (0.87%) Subversion
7 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 231 (100.00%) Banking
2 214 (92.64%) Law
3 110 (47.62%) Finance
4 4 (1.73%) Legal
4 4 (1.73%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.30%) Retail
6 1 (0.43%) Back Office
6 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 39 (16.88%) Project Manager
2 36 (15.58%) Analyst
3 28 (12.12%) Developer
4 16 (6.93%) Architect
5 15 (6.49%) Business Analyst
6 14 (6.06%) Service Manager
7 12 (5.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 12 (5.19%) Security Engineer
8 10 (4.33%) Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (4.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 9 (3.90%) Designer
10 8 (3.46%) Java Developer
10 8 (3.46%) Junior
10 8 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.03%) Senior Manager
12 6 (2.60%) Operations Manager
12 6 (2.60%) PMO Manager
12 6 (2.60%) Service Operations Manager
12 6 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.60%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.79%) HTML
1 18 (7.79%) React
2 17 (7.36%) AngularJS
3 16 (6.93%) HTML5
4 14 (6.06%) CSS
5 12 (5.19%) Spring
6 11 (4.76%) Node.js
7 10 (4.33%) LESS
8 9 (3.90%) CSS3
8 9 (3.90%) Ionic Framework
8 9 (3.90%) React Native
8 9 (3.90%) Redux
8 9 (3.90%) Sass
9 8 (3.46%) RESTful
10 7 (3.03%) Natural Language Processing
10 7 (3.03%) REST
11 6 (2.60%) Velocity
11 6 (2.60%) Web Services
12 4 (1.73%) Ajax
12 4 (1.73%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.02%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.23%) User Experience
3 16 (6.93%) Mainframe
4 15 (6.49%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.90%) Online Banking
6 8 (3.46%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.46%) Virtual Team
7 7 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (3.03%) Wiki
8 6 (2.60%) Arduino
8 6 (2.60%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.73%) PKI
10 3 (1.30%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.30%) PMI
10 3 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.87%) CMDB
11 2 (0.87%) Social Media
12 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.42%) Windows
2 22 (9.52%) Unix
3 18 (7.79%) Linux
4 9 (3.90%) Android
5 8 (3.46%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.87%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (96.97%) Wealth Management
2 219 (94.81%) Risk Management
3 64 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (22.94%) Project Management
6 32 (13.85%) ITIL
6 32 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
7 29 (12.55%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (12.55%) DevOps
8 23 (9.96%) Change Control
9 22 (9.52%) SDLC
9 22 (9.52%) Test Automation
10 18 (7.79%) Programme Management
10 18 (7.79%) Service Management
10 18 (7.79%) TDD
11 17 (7.36%) Secure Coding
12 15 (6.49%) Scrum
13 14 (6.06%) Analytics
13 14 (6.06%) SOA
14 13 (5.63%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.32%) Java
2 38 (16.45%) JavaScript
3 23 (9.96%) SQL
4 12 (5.19%) ES6
5 10 (4.33%) Python
6 8 (3.46%) TypeScript
7 7 (3.03%) Go
7 7 (3.03%) Java 8
7 7 (3.03%) Ruby
8 5 (2.16%) C#
8 5 (2.16%) C++
8 5 (2.16%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.73%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.73%) C
10 3 (1.30%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.87%) R
12 1 (0.43%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.43%) Perl
12 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (12.99%) Degree
2 11 (4.76%) PMP
3 8 (3.46%) ISEB
3 8 (3.46%) TOGAF Certification
4 7 (3.03%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.60%) CIMA
5 6 (2.60%) CISSP
5 6 (2.60%) OCPJP
6 5 (2.16%) ACCA
6 5 (2.16%) CISM
6 5 (2.16%) GIAC
6 5 (2.16%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.16%) SANS
7 4 (1.73%) CISA
7 4 (1.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.87%) CEH
9 2 (0.87%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.43%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.82%) PMO
2 14 (6.06%) QA
3 12 (5.19%) SLA
4 4 (1.73%) P3O
5 3 (1.30%) GDPR
6 2 (0.87%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.43%) COBIT
7 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.43%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.43%) PSD2
System Software
1 21 (9.09%) Docker
2 5 (2.16%) Snort
3 3 (1.30%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.87%) HDFS
5 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.43%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (4.33%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (3.46%) Ansible
2 8 (3.46%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.30%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.43%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.43%) Grafana
5 1 (0.43%) Kibana
5 1 (0.43%) Nessus
5 1 (0.43%) Netcool
5 1 (0.43%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.43%) Puppet
5 1 (0.43%) SCOM
5 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (9.96%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.49%) Oracle
3 8 (3.46%) Tableau
4 6 (2.60%) Google
4 6 (2.60%) SAP
5 3 (1.30%) Ab Initio
5 3 (1.30%) Cadence
5 3 (1.30%) EMC
5 3 (1.30%) GoldenSource
5 3 (1.30%) IBM
5 3 (1.30%) NetApp
5 3 (1.30%) Sybase
5 3 (1.30%) Teradata
6 2 (0.87%) Adobe
6 2 (0.87%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.87%) Ping Identity
6 2 (0.87%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.87%) Splunk
7 1 (0.43%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.43%) Lavastorm