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

Investment Banking
England > North West
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 347 320
Rank change year-on-year +220 -27 +40
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 326 14 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.55% 0.11% 0.27%
As % of the General category 5.89% 0.32% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 17
North West median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +12.82%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,450 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,075 £76,250 £81,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +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 5,532 4,367 4,734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.25% 35.70% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4,122 3,420 3,818
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,975 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
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 19 February 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 February 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 +106 305 £63,000 +20.00% 21
Merseyside +30 12 £47,500 -
Manchester +7 9 - - 2
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 326 (100.00%) Banking
2 312 (95.71%) Wealth Management
3 291 (89.26%) Risk Management
4 276 (84.66%) Law
5 257 (78.83%) Finance
6 135 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
7 111 (34.05%) Information Security
8 86 (26.38%) Java
9 73 (22.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 71 (21.78%) Project Management
11 59 (18.10%) SDLC
12 57 (17.48%) Unix
13 56 (17.18%) SQL
14 51 (15.64%) Windows
15 50 (15.34%) Oracle
16 47 (14.42%) ITIL
17 45 (13.80%) Scrum
18 44 (13.50%) Linux
19 43 (13.19%) Waterfall
20 39 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
21 38 (11.66%) Jenkins
22 37 (11.35%) DevOps
23 36 (11.04%) Middleware
23 36 (11.04%) Service Management
24 35 (10.74%) PRINCE2
25 32 (9.82%) PMI Certification
26 31 (9.51%) JavaScript
27 29 (8.90%) Change Control
28 28 (8.59%) Business Analysis
28 28 (8.59%) Incident 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 27 (8.28%) WebSphere
2 24 (7.36%) JBoss
3 19 (5.83%) Confluence
4 12 (3.68%) CICS
5 9 (2.76%) Apache
5 9 (2.76%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (1.84%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.23%) IIS
8 4 (1.23%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.92%) Jupyter
9 3 (0.92%) SAS
9 3 (0.92%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.61%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.61%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.61%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (0.61%) SAP GRC
1 2 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.13%) OpenShift
2 11 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.07%) PaaS
4 4 (1.23%) IaaS
4 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.61%) BrowserStack
5 2 (0.61%) Office 365
5 2 (0.61%) SaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.07%) SSL
2 9 (2.76%) Internet
3 5 (1.53%) SAN
3 5 (1.53%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.92%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.92%) SSH
5 2 (0.61%) ATM
5 2 (0.61%) HTTP
6 1 (0.31%) DMZ
6 1 (0.31%) DNS
6 1 (0.31%) Firewall
6 1 (0.31%) FTP
6 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.31%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.44%) DB2
2 15 (4.60%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.29%) Hadoop
4 12 (3.68%) MongoDB
4 12 (3.68%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.07%) GIS
6 6 (1.84%) MySQL
7 5 (1.53%) Big Data
7 5 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.53%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.23%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.23%) QlikView
9 3 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.92%) Apache Zeppelin
9 3 (0.92%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.92%) HBase
9 3 (0.92%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.92%) Spotfire
9 3 (0.92%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 38 (11.66%) Jenkins
2 24 (7.36%) JIRA
3 19 (5.83%) Git (software)
4 16 (4.91%) Sonatype Nexus
5 12 (3.68%) Gradle
6 8 (2.45%) Bitbucket
7 7 (2.15%) Maven
7 7 (2.15%) Selenium
7 7 (2.15%) SonarQube
8 5 (1.53%) Subversion
9 4 (1.23%) ClearCase
9 4 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.92%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.92%) JUnit
10 3 (0.92%) Xcode
11 2 (0.61%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.61%) Sikuli
11 2 (0.61%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.31%) Bower
12 1 (0.31%) NuGet
General
1 326 (100.00%) Banking
2 276 (84.66%) Law
3 257 (78.83%) Finance
4 12 (3.68%) Corporate Banking
5 11 (3.37%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.23%) Legal
7 2 (0.61%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.61%) Retail
8 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.31%) Front Office
8 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (21.47%) Analyst
2 40 (12.27%) Project Manager
3 31 (9.51%) Business Analyst
4 20 (6.13%) Developer
5 18 (5.52%) Applications Support
5 18 (5.52%) Architect
6 12 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 12 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (3.68%) Senior Business Analyst
7 11 (3.37%) Software Engineer
8 10 (3.07%) Java Developer
8 10 (3.07%) Technical Manager
9 9 (2.76%) Delivery Manager
10 8 (2.45%) Automation Test Lead
10 8 (2.45%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (2.45%) Test Leader
11 7 (2.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (2.15%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 7 (2.15%) Programme Manager
11 7 (2.15%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (11.04%) Middleware
2 23 (7.06%) .NET
3 21 (6.44%) .NET Framework
4 19 (5.83%) Web Services
5 14 (4.29%) XML
6 13 (3.99%) HTML
7 11 (3.37%) J2EE
7 11 (3.37%) REST
8 10 (3.07%) AngularJS
9 8 (2.45%) ASP.NET
9 8 (2.45%) Spring
10 7 (2.15%) CSS
10 7 (2.15%) Hibernate
10 7 (2.15%) jQuery
10 7 (2.15%) JSON
11 6 (1.84%) JMS
12 5 (1.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (1.53%) HTML5
12 5 (1.53%) SOAP
12 5 (1.53%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.67%) Mainframe
3 24 (7.36%) PMI
4 18 (5.52%) Management Information System
5 16 (4.91%) User Experience
6 15 (4.60%) Mobile App
7 12 (3.68%) Fintech
8 10 (3.07%) Virtual Team
9 8 (2.45%) Online Banking
10 6 (1.84%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (1.53%) Clustering
11 5 (1.53%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.53%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (1.23%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.23%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.92%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.92%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.92%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.92%) Robotics
13 3 (0.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 57 (17.48%) Unix
2 51 (15.64%) Windows
3 44 (13.50%) Linux
4 13 (3.99%) AIX
5 8 (2.45%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.15%) Android
6 7 (2.15%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.84%) Solaris
8 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.61%) zOS
9 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (95.71%) Wealth Management
2 291 (89.26%) Risk Management
3 135 (41.41%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (34.05%) Information Security
5 73 (22.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 71 (21.78%) Project Management
7 59 (18.10%) SDLC
8 47 (14.42%) ITIL
9 45 (13.80%) Scrum
10 43 (13.19%) Waterfall
11 37 (11.35%) DevOps
12 36 (11.04%) Service Management
13 35 (10.74%) PRINCE2
14 29 (8.90%) Change Control
15 28 (8.59%) Business Analysis
15 28 (8.59%) Incident Management
16 27 (8.28%) Test Automation
17 26 (7.98%) Continuous Improvement
17 26 (7.98%) Line Management
18 21 (6.44%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 86 (26.38%) Java
2 56 (17.18%) SQL
3 31 (9.51%) JavaScript
4 26 (7.98%) Python
5 15 (4.60%) Perl
5 15 (4.60%) Shell Script
6 13 (3.99%) C#
6 13 (3.99%) PowerShell
7 10 (3.07%) COBOL
8 6 (1.84%) Scala
9 5 (1.53%) C
9 5 (1.53%) C++
9 5 (1.53%) Ruby
10 4 (1.23%) Apple Swift
10 4 (1.23%) Assembly Language
10 4 (1.23%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.23%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.92%) Kotlin
11 3 (0.92%) R
11 3 (0.92%) REXX
Qualifications
1 32 (9.82%) PMI Certification
2 22 (6.75%) PMP
3 14 (4.29%) Degree
4 10 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (2.45%) APMG
6 7 (2.15%) CISSP
7 5 (1.53%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.53%) Sun Certification
8 4 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.23%) CSSLP
8 4 (1.23%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.92%) PgMP
10 2 (0.61%) CISA
10 2 (0.61%) CISM
10 2 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.61%) PhD
11 1 (0.31%) CIMA
11 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.31%) MCP
11 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.98%) QA
2 15 (4.60%) PMO
3 12 (3.68%) SLA
4 9 (2.76%) PSD2
5 8 (2.45%) PMBOK
6 7 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.31%) FATCA
8 1 (0.31%) MiFID
8 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.31%) SEPA
System Software
1 20 (6.13%) Docker
2 5 (1.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.53%) XenApp
3 2 (0.61%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.61%) PowerHA
3 2 (0.61%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (0.61%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (6.75%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (3.99%) Kubernetes
3 12 (3.68%) SCOM
4 10 (3.07%) BladeLogic
5 9 (2.76%) CA Wily
5 9 (2.76%) Nagios
6 8 (2.45%) Puppet
7 6 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (1.53%) Ansible
8 5 (1.53%) EdgeSight
9 4 (1.23%) Netcool
9 4 (1.23%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.92%) Ganglia
10 3 (0.92%) Oozie
10 3 (0.92%) Packer
10 3 (0.92%) Terraform
10 3 (0.92%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.61%) CFEngine
11 2 (0.61%) SCCM
11 2 (0.61%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 50 (15.34%) Oracle
2 26 (7.98%) IBM
3 14 (4.29%) AppDynamics
3 14 (4.29%) HP
3 14 (4.29%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.29%) Splunk
4 12 (3.68%) Ab Initio
5 10 (3.07%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.76%) Teradata
7 8 (2.45%) CA
7 8 (2.45%) CA Agile Central
7 8 (2.45%) Citrix
8 7 (2.15%) Informatica
8 7 (2.15%) Sun
9 6 (1.84%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.84%) Tableau
10 5 (1.53%) Apigee
10 5 (1.53%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.23%) Chordiant
12 3 (0.92%) Salesforce.com