Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > North West
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 199 342
Rank change year-on-year +78 +143 -38
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 309 182 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.63% 1.37% 0.11%
As % of the General category 6.78% 3.22% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 8
North West median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -25.00%
10th Percentile £43,000 £29,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £73,500 £72,000 £78,250
England median annual salary £67,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -6.90% +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 4,555 5,648 4,571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.76% 42.47% 36.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3,389 4,128 3,706
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -1.23%
10th Percentile £25,475 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,000 £66,250 £64,100
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +21 247 £60,000 - 10
Manchester +55 58 £59,500 - 1
Merseyside +6 4 - -
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 309 (100.00%) Banking
2 302 (97.73%) Wealth Management
3 296 (95.79%) Risk Management
4 288 (93.20%) Law
5 152 (49.19%) Finance
6 94 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (22.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 63 (20.39%) Project Management
9 57 (18.45%) Java
10 47 (15.21%) JavaScript
11 43 (13.92%) ITIL
12 42 (13.59%) Business Intelligence
12 42 (13.59%) SDLC
13 40 (12.94%) DevOps
14 38 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
15 34 (11.00%) PMO
16 33 (10.68%) Windows
17 31 (10.03%) Degree
17 31 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
18 30 (9.71%) Docker
18 30 (9.71%) Microsoft
19 29 (9.39%) Service Management
20 28 (9.06%) Change Control
21 27 (8.74%) User Experience
22 26 (8.41%) Mainframe
22 26 (8.41%) Unix
22 26 (8.41%) Microsoft Excel
22 26 (8.41%) AngularJS
23 25 (8.09%) React
23 25 (8.09%) Confluence

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 25 (8.09%) Confluence
2 9 (2.91%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.94%) IIS
4 5 (1.62%) JBoss
4 5 (1.62%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.97%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.65%) Apache
6 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.32%) CICS
7 1 (0.32%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (8.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (8.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (5.50%) MS Visio
4 14 (4.53%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (4.21%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.32%) Exstream
2 1 (0.32%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.47%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.21%) npm
3 6 (1.94%) BrowserStack
3 6 (1.94%) OpenShift
4 3 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.65%) SaaS
6 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.32%) GitHub
6 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.56%) Internet
2 6 (1.94%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (1.62%) Network Security
4 4 (1.29%) Sourcefire
5 2 (0.65%) ATM
5 2 (0.65%) HTTP
5 2 (0.65%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.65%) LAN
5 2 (0.65%) WAN
6 1 (0.32%) Firewall
6 1 (0.32%) SSH
6 1 (0.32%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.56%) Big Data
2 10 (3.24%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.59%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.27%) GIS
4 7 (2.27%) QlikView
5 4 (1.29%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.97%) DB2
6 3 (0.97%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.97%) MySQL
6 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.65%) InfluxDB
7 2 (0.65%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.32%) OLAP
8 1 (0.32%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.32%) Power BI
8 1 (0.32%) SAS EBI
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (7.77%) JIRA
2 16 (5.18%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.53%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.21%) Babel
4 13 (4.21%) Grunt
4 13 (4.21%) gulp
4 13 (4.21%) Selenium
4 13 (4.21%) webpack
5 10 (3.24%) Gradle
6 4 (1.29%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.29%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.97%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.97%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.97%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (0.97%) Maven
7 3 (0.97%) Mocha
7 3 (0.97%) Protractor
7 3 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 309 (100.00%) Banking
2 288 (93.20%) Law
3 152 (49.19%) Finance
4 9 (2.91%) Retail
5 8 (2.59%) Marketing
6 5 (1.62%) Legal
7 4 (1.29%) Billing
7 4 (1.29%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (1.29%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.97%) Back Office
9 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.65%) Games
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Front Office
10 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 55 (17.80%) Analyst
2 45 (14.56%) Developer
3 38 (12.30%) Project Manager
4 27 (8.74%) Business Analyst
5 20 (6.47%) Architect
5 20 (6.47%) Service Manager
6 15 (4.85%) Security Engineer
7 14 (4.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 14 (4.53%) Java Developer
8 12 (3.88%) Junior
9 10 (3.24%) Designer
9 10 (3.24%) Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (3.24%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 10 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (2.91%) Operations Manager
10 9 (2.91%) Service Operations Manager
10 9 (2.91%) Technical Manager
11 8 (2.59%) Consultant
11 8 (2.59%) Delivery Manager
11 8 (2.59%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.41%) AngularJS
2 25 (8.09%) React
3 23 (7.44%) HTML
4 19 (6.15%) CSS
4 19 (6.15%) HTML5
5 16 (5.18%) Spring
6 15 (4.85%) Node.js
7 13 (4.21%) CSS3
7 13 (4.21%) Ionic Framework
7 13 (4.21%) LESS
7 13 (4.21%) React Native
7 13 (4.21%) Redux
7 13 (4.21%) RESTful
7 13 (4.21%) Sass
8 12 (3.88%) REST
9 9 (2.91%) Web Services
10 8 (2.59%) Velocity
11 7 (2.27%) Ajax
11 7 (2.27%) Natural Language Processing
12 4 (1.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.74%) User Experience
3 26 (8.41%) Mainframe
4 16 (5.18%) Online Banking
5 15 (4.85%) Management Information System
6 13 (4.21%) Mobile App
7 10 (3.24%) Arduino
7 10 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (3.24%) Fintech
7 10 (3.24%) Virtual Team
7 10 (3.24%) Wiki
8 7 (2.27%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.27%) PKI
8 7 (2.27%) PMI
9 6 (1.94%) Internet of Things
9 6 (1.94%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (1.29%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
11 3 (0.97%) Marketing Technology
11 3 (0.97%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (10.68%) Windows
2 26 (8.41%) Unix
3 25 (8.09%) Linux
4 18 (5.83%) Android
5 14 (4.53%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.32%) AIX
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (97.73%) Wealth Management
2 296 (95.79%) Risk Management
3 94 (30.42%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (22.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (20.39%) Project Management
6 43 (13.92%) ITIL
7 42 (13.59%) Business Intelligence
7 42 (13.59%) SDLC
8 40 (12.94%) DevOps
9 31 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
10 29 (9.39%) Service Management
11 28 (9.06%) Change Control
12 25 (8.09%) Scrum
13 24 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
13 24 (7.77%) TDD
13 24 (7.77%) Test Automation
14 22 (7.12%) Programme Management
15 21 (6.80%) Change Management
16 20 (6.47%) Secure Coding
16 20 (6.47%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 57 (18.45%) Java
2 47 (15.21%) JavaScript
3 24 (7.77%) SQL
4 16 (5.18%) ES6
4 16 (5.18%) Python
5 12 (3.88%) TypeScript
6 11 (3.56%) Java 8
7 9 (2.91%) Ruby
8 8 (2.59%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.27%) C++
9 7 (2.27%) Go
9 7 (2.27%) Perl
10 6 (1.94%) C
10 6 (1.94%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.62%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.29%) C#
12 4 (1.29%) Kotlin
13 3 (0.97%) COBOL
13 3 (0.97%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (10.03%) Degree
2 15 (4.85%) PMP
3 14 (4.53%) PMI Certification
4 10 (3.24%) ISEB
4 10 (3.24%) OCPJP
5 9 (2.91%) CISM
5 9 (2.91%) CISSP
6 8 (2.59%) CISA
6 8 (2.59%) ISTQB
7 7 (2.27%) CIMA
7 7 (2.27%) TOGAF Certification
8 6 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (1.62%) APMP
10 4 (1.29%) ACCA
10 4 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.29%) GIAC
10 4 (1.29%) SANS
11 3 (0.97%) CBAP
11 3 (0.97%) IIBA
11 3 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.00%) PMO
2 17 (5.50%) QA
3 15 (4.85%) SLA
4 7 (2.27%) GDPR
5 6 (1.94%) PSD2
6 4 (1.29%) P3O
7 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.32%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.32%) PMBOK
System Software
1 30 (9.71%) Docker
2 4 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.29%) Snort
3 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.32%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (4.21%) Kubernetes
1 13 (4.21%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.91%) Ansible
3 3 (0.97%) BladeLogic
3 3 (0.97%) Terraform
4 2 (0.65%) Ganglia
4 2 (0.65%) Grafana
4 2 (0.65%) Kibana
4 2 (0.65%) Netcool
4 2 (0.65%) Prometheus
4 2 (0.65%) Puppet
4 2 (0.65%) SCOM
4 2 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.32%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.32%) Nessus
5 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (9.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.53%) Oracle
3 10 (3.24%) Tableau
4 6 (1.94%) Google
5 5 (1.62%) IBM
5 5 (1.62%) Splunk
6 4 (1.29%) Teradata
7 3 (0.97%) Ab Initio
7 3 (0.97%) CA
7 3 (0.97%) CA Agile Central
7 3 (0.97%) Cadence
7 3 (0.97%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 3 (0.97%) SAP
7 3 (0.97%) Sybase
8 2 (0.65%) Adobe
8 2 (0.65%) DocuSign
8 2 (0.65%) HP
8 2 (0.65%) Ping Identity
8 2 (0.65%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.65%) Talend