Period
to 19 April 2018

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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > North West
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 309 317
Rank change year-on-year +178 +8 +40
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 328 44 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.53% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the General category 6.07% 0.98% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 39 25 12
North West median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,450 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,050 £57,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% - +2.27%

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 5,404 4,475 4,719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.74% 36.19% 41.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4,122 3,478 3,775
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,463 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 19 April 2018.

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 19 April 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 +90 317 £60,000 +14.29% 2
Manchester +11 8 - -
Merseyside +15 3 £35,750 -22.70% 1
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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.

1 328 (100.00%) Banking
2 319 (97.26%) Wealth Management
3 297 (90.55%) Risk Management
4 284 (86.59%) Law
5 261 (79.57%) Finance
6 131 (39.94%) Agile Software Development
7 93 (28.35%) Information Security
8 87 (26.52%) Java
9 71 (21.65%) Project Management
10 66 (20.12%) Stakeholder Management
11 56 (17.07%) SDLC
12 52 (15.85%) Jenkins
12 52 (15.85%) Unix
13 48 (14.63%) Windows
13 48 (14.63%) DevOps
14 47 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
15 46 (14.02%) Linux
15 46 (14.02%) Scrum
16 43 (13.11%) SQL
17 41 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
18 40 (12.20%) Oracle
18 40 (12.20%) ITIL
19 37 (11.28%) Middleware
20 36 (10.98%) Waterfall
21 35 (10.67%) Service Management
21 35 (10.67%) Python
22 34 (10.37%) Opscode Chef
23 32 (9.76%) JIRA
24 28 (8.54%) Management Information System
25 27 (8.23%) PRINCE2

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 26 (7.93%) Confluence
1 26 (7.93%) WebSphere
2 23 (7.01%) JBoss
3 14 (4.27%) Tomcat
4 11 (3.35%) CICS
5 9 (2.74%) Apache
5 9 (2.74%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.83%) Apache Spark
6 6 (1.83%) NServiceBus
7 5 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.91%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.61%) SAS
10 2 (0.61%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.30%) Jetty
11 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 14 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.10%) OpenShift
2 12 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.52%) PaaS
4 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.91%) NuGet
6 2 (0.61%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.30%) npm
7 1 (0.30%) Office 365
7 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.05%) Internet
1 10 (3.05%) SSL
2 3 (0.91%) HTTP
2 3 (0.91%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.61%) ATM
3 2 (0.61%) SAN
4 1 (0.30%) CTI
4 1 (0.30%) DMZ
4 1 (0.30%) DNS
4 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.30%) Firewall
4 1 (0.30%) FTP
4 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.30%) Softphone
4 1 (0.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.93%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.79%) Hadoop
3 18 (5.49%) DB2
4 15 (4.57%) GIS
5 11 (3.35%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.74%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.13%) HBase
8 6 (1.83%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.52%) Big Data
9 5 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.52%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.22%) MariaDB
10 4 (1.22%) MySQL
10 4 (1.22%) QlikView
10 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.91%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.91%) Spotfire
11 3 (0.91%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 52 (15.85%) Jenkins
2 32 (9.76%) JIRA
3 23 (7.01%) Git (software)
4 21 (6.40%) Sonatype Nexus
5 18 (5.49%) CA Release Automation
6 14 (4.27%) Gradle
7 13 (3.96%) Bitbucket
8 12 (3.66%) Selenium
9 9 (2.74%) Maven
9 9 (2.74%) SonarQube
10 6 (1.83%) JUnit
10 6 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.22%) Ant
11 4 (1.22%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.22%) IntelliJ
11 4 (1.22%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.91%) Bower
12 3 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.91%) SOAtest
12 3 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 328 (100.00%) Banking
2 284 (86.59%) Law
3 261 (79.57%) Finance
4 15 (4.57%) Corporate Banking
4 15 (4.57%) Retail Banking
5 14 (4.27%) Legal
6 6 (1.83%) Retail
7 2 (0.61%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 76 (23.17%) Analyst
2 32 (9.76%) Project Manager
3 28 (8.54%) Business Analyst
4 23 (7.01%) Developer
5 19 (5.79%) Architect
6 18 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
7 14 (4.27%) Java Developer
7 14 (4.27%) Software Engineer
8 10 (3.05%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (3.05%) Senior Business Analyst
9 9 (2.74%) Technical Manager
10 8 (2.44%) Applications Developer
10 8 (2.44%) Java Applications Developer
10 8 (2.44%) Junior
10 8 (2.44%) Security Manager
10 8 (2.44%) Service Analyst
11 7 (2.13%) Infrastructure Technician
11 7 (2.13%) Java Engineer
11 7 (2.13%) Lead Architect
11 7 (2.13%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (11.28%) Middleware
2 24 (7.32%) .NET
2 24 (7.32%) Web Services
3 18 (5.49%) .NET Framework
3 18 (5.49%) AngularJS
4 16 (4.88%) HTML
5 12 (3.66%) REST
5 12 (3.66%) Spring
5 12 (3.66%) XML
6 11 (3.35%) CSS
7 10 (3.05%) J2EE
7 10 (3.05%) RESTful
8 9 (2.74%) ASP.NET
8 9 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (2.44%) JSON
9 8 (2.44%) SOAP
10 7 (2.13%) jQuery
10 7 (2.13%) LDAP
11 6 (1.83%) LINQ
11 6 (1.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (8.54%) Management Information System
3 23 (7.01%) Mainframe
4 18 (5.49%) Virtual Team
5 16 (4.88%) PMI
6 15 (4.57%) Fintech
7 11 (3.35%) User Experience
8 10 (3.05%) Mobile App
9 8 (2.44%) Online Banking
10 7 (2.13%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.83%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.83%) IVR
11 6 (1.83%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (1.83%) Mobile Payment
11 6 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (1.52%) PKI
13 4 (1.22%) Clustering
13 4 (1.22%) Cyber Defence
13 4 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.91%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 52 (15.85%) Unix
2 48 (14.63%) Windows
3 46 (14.02%) Linux
4 9 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (2.44%) AIX
6 7 (2.13%) Android
6 7 (2.13%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.91%) Solaris
7 3 (0.91%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.61%) zOS
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (97.26%) Wealth Management
2 297 (90.55%) Risk Management
3 131 (39.94%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (28.35%) Information Security
5 71 (21.65%) Project Management
6 66 (20.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 56 (17.07%) SDLC
8 48 (14.63%) DevOps
9 46 (14.02%) Scrum
10 41 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
11 40 (12.20%) ITIL
12 36 (10.98%) Waterfall
13 35 (10.67%) Service Management
14 27 (8.23%) PRINCE2
15 26 (7.93%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (7.62%) Change Control
16 25 (7.62%) Change Management
16 25 (7.62%) Open Source
17 23 (7.01%) Continuous Improvement
17 23 (7.01%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 87 (26.52%) Java
2 43 (13.11%) SQL
3 35 (10.67%) Python
4 27 (8.23%) JavaScript
5 16 (4.88%) C#
6 15 (4.57%) Perl
7 12 (3.66%) Shell Script
8 9 (2.74%) COBOL
9 7 (2.13%) Ruby
10 6 (1.83%) Scala
11 5 (1.52%) C
11 5 (1.52%) C++
11 5 (1.52%) Java 8
11 5 (1.52%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.22%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.22%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.91%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.91%) Kotlin
13 3 (0.91%) R
13 3 (0.91%) REXX
Qualifications
1 24 (7.32%) Degree
2 21 (6.40%) PMI Certification
3 16 (4.88%) PMP
4 13 (3.96%) CISSP
5 10 (3.05%) CSSLP
6 8 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (2.44%) TOGAF Certification
7 7 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.83%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.52%) CISM
10 4 (1.22%) APMG
10 4 (1.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.22%) Postgraduate
10 4 (1.22%) Sun Certification
11 3 (0.91%) CIMA
12 2 (0.61%) ISEB
12 2 (0.61%) PhD
13 1 (0.30%) CISA
13 1 (0.30%) IBM Certification
13 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.32%) QA
2 18 (5.49%) PMO
3 11 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.35%) SLA
4 9 (2.74%) PSD2
5 7 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (1.22%) PMBOK
7 3 (0.91%) COBIT
7 3 (0.91%) COSO
7 3 (0.91%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.30%) SEPA
System Software
1 24 (7.32%) Docker
2 8 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.61%) PowerHA
3 2 (0.61%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (0.61%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (10.37%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (4.27%) Kubernetes
3 11 (3.35%) BladeLogic
4 10 (3.05%) Puppet
5 8 (2.44%) Ansible
5 8 (2.44%) CA Wily
6 6 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (1.83%) Terraform
7 5 (1.52%) Nagios
7 5 (1.52%) Packer
8 4 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.91%) Netcool
9 3 (0.91%) Oozie
9 3 (0.91%) SCOM
9 3 (0.91%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.61%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.61%) Ganglia
10 2 (0.61%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.30%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 40 (12.20%) Oracle
2 22 (6.71%) IBM
2 22 (6.71%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.96%) Red Hat
3 13 (3.96%) Splunk
4 11 (3.35%) Ab Initio
5 10 (3.05%) HP
5 10 (3.05%) Teradata
6 9 (2.74%) CA
7 8 (2.44%) AppDynamics
7 8 (2.44%) CA Agile Central
8 7 (2.13%) Cloudera
8 7 (2.13%) Sun
9 6 (1.83%) Informatica
9 6 (1.83%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.83%) Tableau
10 5 (1.52%) GoldenSource
11 4 (1.22%) Cognos
12 3 (0.91%) Alteryx
12 3 (0.91%) Datameer