Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > North West
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 342 296
Rank change year-on-year +119 -46 +68
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 146 15 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.14% 0.12% 0.54%
As % of the General category 2.78% 0.33% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 60
North West median annual salary £60,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -3.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £29,300 £23,500 £41,500
90th Percentile £73,000 £79,250 £76,875
England median annual salary £72,500 £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 5244 4493 4851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.05% 36.86% 37.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3780 3676 3795
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

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 18 October 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 6 months to 18 October 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 +82 128 £60,000 +28.34% 2
Merseyside - 12 £58,750 - 1
Manchester -23 6 £30,000 -57.14%
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 146 (100.00%) Banking
2 131 (89.73%) Wealth Management
3 117 (80.14%) Risk Management
4 91 (62.33%) Finance
5 79 (54.11%) Law
6 48 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (29.45%) Information Security
8 38 (26.03%) Project Management
9 37 (25.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 36 (24.66%) ITIL
11 31 (21.23%) Windows
12 27 (18.49%) SQL
13 25 (17.12%) Java
13 25 (17.12%) Unix
13 25 (17.12%) SDLC
14 22 (15.07%) Management Information System
15 21 (14.38%) Oracle
15 21 (14.38%) Middleware
16 19 (13.01%) PMI Certification
16 19 (13.01%) PRINCE2
16 19 (13.01%) Waterfall
17 18 (12.33%) Service Management
17 18 (12.33%) Incident Management
18 16 (10.96%) GIS
18 16 (10.96%) Change Control
19 15 (10.27%) Change Management
20 14 (9.59%) PMI
20 14 (9.59%) Continuous Improvement
20 14 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
21 13 (8.90%) Line Management

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 8 (5.48%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.79%) Confluence
2 7 (4.79%) JBoss
2 7 (4.79%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.74%) IIS
3 4 (2.74%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.05%) Apache
4 3 (2.05%) CICS
4 3 (2.05%) SAS
4 3 (2.05%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.37%) Tuxedo
5 2 (1.37%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.68%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) SAP GRC
1 2 (1.37%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.53%) PaaS
2 6 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.42%) OpenShift
4 4 (2.74%) IaaS
5 2 (1.37%) SaaS
6 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.42%) LDAP
1 5 (3.42%) SSH
1 5 (3.42%) SSL
2 4 (2.74%) Firewall
2 4 (2.74%) SAN
3 3 (2.05%) DHCP
3 3 (2.05%) DNS
3 3 (2.05%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.05%) Internet
3 3 (2.05%) LAN
3 3 (2.05%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.05%) WAN
3 3 (2.05%) WebEx
4 2 (1.37%) HTTP
4 2 (1.37%) IP Telephony
4 2 (1.37%) Multicast
4 2 (1.37%) Wireless
5 1 (0.68%) BGP
5 1 (0.68%) OSPF
5 1 (0.68%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.96%) GIS
2 5 (3.42%) DB2
3 4 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.05%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.37%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.37%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.37%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.37%) Impala
5 2 (1.37%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.37%) MySQL
5 2 (1.37%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (4.11%) Jenkins
1 6 (4.11%) JIRA
2 4 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.05%) Maven
3 3 (2.05%) SonarQube
3 3 (2.05%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.37%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.37%) Gradle
4 2 (1.37%) JUnit
4 2 (1.37%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.37%) Subversion
5 1 (0.68%) Grunt
5 1 (0.68%) gulp
5 1 (0.68%) Selenium
5 1 (0.68%) webpack
5 1 (0.68%) XPEDITER
General
1 146 (100.00%) Banking
2 91 (62.33%) Finance
3 79 (54.11%) Law
4 3 (2.05%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.05%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Billing
5 1 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Front Office
5 1 (0.68%) German Language
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (19.18%) Analyst
2 17 (11.64%) Project Manager
3 13 (8.90%) Applications Support
4 8 (5.48%) Business Analyst
5 7 (4.79%) Developer
6 5 (3.42%) Automation Test Lead
6 5 (3.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (3.42%) Programme Manager
6 5 (3.42%) Senior Developer
6 5 (3.42%) Test Leader
7 4 (2.74%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (2.74%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (2.74%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 4 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (2.74%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (2.74%) Service Manager
7 4 (2.74%) Team Leader
7 4 (2.74%) Test Analyst
8 3 (2.05%) Account Manager
8 3 (2.05%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.38%) Middleware
2 10 (6.85%) .NET
2 10 (6.85%) .NET Framework
3 6 (4.11%) J2EE
4 5 (3.42%) REST
4 5 (3.42%) Web Services
4 5 (3.42%) XML
5 4 (2.74%) Struts
6 3 (2.05%) Ajax
6 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.05%) IBM Integration Bus
6 3 (2.05%) Spring
6 3 (2.05%) Spring Boot
6 3 (2.05%) Spring Cloud
6 3 (2.05%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (2.05%) WF
6 3 (2.05%) XSLT
7 2 (1.37%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.37%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (1.37%) React
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.07%) Management Information System
2 14 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.59%) PMI
3 10 (6.85%) Mainframe
4 9 (6.16%) User Experience
5 8 (5.48%) Data Centre
6 6 (4.11%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.11%) Mobile App
7 5 (3.42%) PKI
8 4 (2.74%) Contactless
9 3 (2.05%) Fintech
9 3 (2.05%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.37%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.37%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.37%) CMDB
10 2 (1.37%) Wiki
11 1 (0.68%) BYOD
11 1 (0.68%) Cyber Defence
11 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.23%) Windows
2 25 (17.12%) Unix
3 13 (8.90%) Linux
4 8 (5.48%) AIX
5 7 (4.79%) Windows Server
6 3 (2.05%) Solaris
7 2 (1.37%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (89.73%) Wealth Management
2 117 (80.14%) Risk Management
3 48 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (29.45%) Information Security
5 38 (26.03%) Project Management
6 37 (25.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (24.66%) ITIL
8 25 (17.12%) SDLC
9 19 (13.01%) PRINCE2
9 19 (13.01%) Waterfall
10 18 (12.33%) Incident Management
10 18 (12.33%) Service Management
11 16 (10.96%) Change Control
12 15 (10.27%) Change Management
13 14 (9.59%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (8.90%) Line Management
15 11 (7.53%) DevOps
15 11 (7.53%) IT Strategy
15 11 (7.53%) Test Automation
16 10 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.49%) SQL
2 25 (17.12%) Java
3 13 (8.90%) JavaScript
4 10 (6.85%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.79%) Python
6 6 (4.11%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.42%) C#
8 4 (2.74%) Assembly Language
9 3 (2.05%) C
9 3 (2.05%) COBOL
9 3 (2.05%) Perl
10 2 (1.37%) ABAP
10 2 (1.37%) R
10 2 (1.37%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.68%) AWK
11 1 (0.68%) JCL
11 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.68%) Ruby
11 1 (0.68%) sed
11 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (13.01%) PMI Certification
2 11 (7.53%) Degree
3 10 (6.85%) PMP
4 8 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.42%) APMG
6 4 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.05%) CISSP
7 3 (2.05%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.05%) PgMP
7 3 (2.05%) Sun Certification
8 2 (1.37%) ISEB
9 1 (0.68%) CCIE
9 1 (0.68%) CCNP
9 1 (0.68%) CISA
9 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.68%) CISM
9 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.68%) MCP
9 1 (0.68%) MOS
9 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.53%) QA
2 10 (6.85%) SLA
3 5 (3.42%) PMBOK
4 4 (2.74%) PMO
5 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.68%) COBIT
6 1 (0.68%) FATCA
6 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.68%) MiFID
6 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.68%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (4.11%) XenApp
2 4 (2.74%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.05%) Docker
3 3 (2.05%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.37%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.68%) KVM
5 1 (0.68%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (6.85%) SCOM
2 8 (5.48%) Nagios
2 8 (5.48%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.79%) CA Wily
4 6 (4.11%) BladeLogic
4 6 (4.11%) EdgeSight
5 4 (2.74%) SCOrch
6 3 (2.05%) SCCM
7 2 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.37%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.68%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.68%) Netcool
Vendors
1 21 (14.38%) Oracle
2 12 (8.22%) IBM
3 11 (7.53%) Citrix
4 9 (6.16%) Microsoft
5 8 (5.48%) Splunk
6 7 (4.79%) AppDynamics
6 7 (4.79%) HP
7 5 (3.42%) CA
7 5 (3.42%) Sun
8 4 (2.74%) Apigee
8 4 (2.74%) MuleSoft
9 3 (2.05%) BMC
9 3 (2.05%) McAfee
9 3 (2.05%) Symantec
10 2 (1.37%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (1.37%) Chordiant
10 2 (1.37%) F5
10 2 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.37%) SAP
11 1 (0.68%) Cisco