Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 233 342
Rank change year-on-year +105 +109 -41
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 298 130 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.51% 0.99% 0.13%
As % of the General category 6.46% 2.38% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 29 15 7
North West median annual salary £60,000 £55,600 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.91% -17.63% -3.57%
10th Percentile £36,000 £26,450 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,000 £73,000 £79,250
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 4,615 5,457 4,534
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.92% 41.60% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3,415 3,971 3,704
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £24,075
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +40 234 £60,000 +7.91% 3
Manchester +70 61 £59,000 +96.67% 3
Merseyside +13 3 £48,500 -15.65%
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 298 (100.00%) Banking
2 290 (97.32%) Wealth Management
3 276 (92.62%) Risk Management
4 271 (90.94%) Law
5 150 (50.34%) Finance
6 96 (32.21%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (21.14%) Java
8 60 (20.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 59 (19.80%) Project Management
10 49 (16.44%) JavaScript
11 45 (15.10%) SDLC
12 41 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
13 38 (12.75%) DevOps
14 37 (12.42%) ITIL
15 36 (12.08%) Microsoft
16 34 (11.41%) JIRA
17 33 (11.07%) TDD
18 31 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
18 31 (10.40%) Scrum
18 31 (10.40%) Degree
19 29 (9.73%) Test Automation
20 28 (9.40%) AngularJS
20 28 (9.40%) Confluence
20 28 (9.40%) Windows
21 27 (9.06%) Service Management
22 26 (8.72%) HTML
22 26 (8.72%) Mainframe
22 26 (8.72%) User Experience
23 25 (8.39%) PMO
23 25 (8.39%) SQL

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 28 (9.40%) Confluence
2 7 (2.35%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.34%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.01%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.67%) JBoss
6 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.34%) CICS
6 1 (0.34%) IIS
6 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (8.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (8.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (6.71%) MS Visio
4 16 (5.37%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (4.70%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Exstream
1 1 (0.34%) Loan IQ
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.36%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.36%) npm
3 7 (2.35%) BrowserStack
4 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.34%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.67%) SaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.34%) IaaS
6 1 (0.34%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.36%) Internet
2 5 (1.68%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (1.34%) Network Security
4 3 (1.01%) Sourcefire
5 2 (0.67%) ATM
5 2 (0.67%) Firewall
5 2 (0.67%) HTTP
6 1 (0.34%) Softphone
6 1 (0.34%) SSH
6 1 (0.34%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.70%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.69%) Big Data
2 11 (3.69%) GIS
3 7 (2.35%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.01%) QlikView
5 5 (1.68%) MySQL
5 5 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.34%) HBase
6 4 (1.34%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.67%) DB2
7 2 (0.67%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.34%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.34%) OLAP
8 1 (0.34%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (11.41%) JIRA
2 25 (8.39%) Jenkins
3 21 (7.05%) Git (software)
4 15 (5.03%) Selenium
5 14 (4.70%) Gradle
6 10 (3.36%) Babel
6 10 (3.36%) Grunt
6 10 (3.36%) gulp
6 10 (3.36%) webpack
7 7 (2.35%) TeamCity
8 6 (2.01%) Bitbucket
8 6 (2.01%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (1.68%) CA Release Automation
9 5 (1.68%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.68%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (1.68%) Maven
9 5 (1.68%) Mocha
10 4 (1.34%) Ant
10 4 (1.34%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.34%) Xcode
General
1 298 (100.00%) Banking
2 271 (90.94%) Law
3 150 (50.34%) Finance
4 11 (3.69%) Legal
5 10 (3.36%) Retail
6 8 (2.68%) Marketing
7 5 (1.68%) Corporate Banking
7 5 (1.68%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.34%) Billing
9 3 (1.01%) Back Office
10 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.67%) Front Office
10 2 (0.67%) Games
11 1 (0.34%) Advertising
11 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (19.13%) Analyst
2 53 (17.79%) Developer
3 32 (10.74%) Project Manager
4 25 (8.39%) Business Analyst
5 21 (7.05%) Java Developer
6 18 (6.04%) Service Manager
7 15 (5.03%) Architect
8 12 (4.03%) Scrum Master
9 11 (3.69%) Security Engineer
10 10 (3.36%) Android Developer
11 9 (3.02%) Designer
11 9 (3.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 9 (3.02%) Junior
11 9 (3.02%) Programme Manager
12 8 (2.68%) Infrastructure Manager
12 8 (2.68%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 8 (2.68%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (2.68%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (2.35%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.40%) AngularJS
2 26 (8.72%) HTML
3 22 (7.38%) CSS
4 21 (7.05%) React
5 17 (5.70%) Spring
6 16 (5.37%) HTML5
7 14 (4.70%) RESTful
8 12 (4.03%) REST
9 10 (3.36%) CSS3
9 10 (3.36%) Ionic Framework
9 10 (3.36%) LESS
9 10 (3.36%) Node.js
9 10 (3.36%) React Native
9 10 (3.36%) Redux
9 10 (3.36%) Sass
9 10 (3.36%) Velocity
10 9 (3.02%) Ajax
11 8 (2.68%) .NET
11 8 (2.68%) Web Services
12 7 (2.35%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 41 (13.76%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (8.72%) Mainframe
2 26 (8.72%) User Experience
3 17 (5.70%) Management Information System
4 16 (5.37%) Mobile App
5 15 (5.03%) Online Banking
6 14 (4.70%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (4.36%) Virtual Team
8 12 (4.03%) Fintech
9 11 (3.69%) Arduino
10 10 (3.36%) Computer Science
10 10 (3.36%) Wiki
11 8 (2.68%) PMI
12 6 (2.01%) Internet of Things
12 6 (2.01%) Mobile Payment
12 6 (2.01%) PKI
13 4 (1.34%) Cyber Defence
13 4 (1.34%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
14 3 (1.01%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.40%) Windows
2 23 (7.72%) Android
3 22 (7.38%) Unix
4 19 (6.38%) Apple iOS
4 19 (6.38%) Linux
5 3 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.67%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.34%) AIX
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (97.32%) Wealth Management
2 276 (92.62%) Risk Management
3 96 (32.21%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (20.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (19.80%) Project Management
6 45 (15.10%) SDLC
7 38 (12.75%) DevOps
8 37 (12.42%) ITIL
9 33 (11.07%) TDD
10 31 (10.40%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (10.40%) Scrum
11 29 (9.73%) Test Automation
12 27 (9.06%) Service Management
13 24 (8.05%) Change Control
13 24 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (8.05%) Problem-Solving
14 21 (7.05%) Continuous Improvement
14 21 (7.05%) Software Engineering
15 20 (6.71%) Change Management
15 20 (6.71%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 63 (21.14%) Java
2 49 (16.44%) JavaScript
3 25 (8.39%) SQL
4 22 (7.38%) Python
5 15 (5.03%) Java 8
6 13 (4.36%) ES6
7 11 (3.69%) Perl
7 11 (3.69%) TypeScript
8 8 (2.68%) Bash Shell
8 8 (2.68%) C
8 8 (2.68%) C++
9 7 (2.35%) Ruby
10 6 (2.01%) Kotlin
11 4 (1.34%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.34%) C#
11 4 (1.34%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.34%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.34%) Scala
11 4 (1.34%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.01%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 31 (10.40%) Degree
2 14 (4.70%) PMP
3 13 (4.36%) CISSP
3 13 (4.36%) PMI Certification
4 11 (3.69%) OCPJP
5 10 (3.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (2.01%) CISA
6 6 (2.01%) CISM
6 6 (2.01%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.68%) APMP
7 5 (1.68%) ISEB
8 4 (1.34%) CIMA
8 4 (1.34%) CSSLP
8 4 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.01%) CBAP
9 3 (1.01%) GIAC
9 3 (1.01%) IIBA
9 3 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.01%) SANS
9 3 (1.01%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.39%) PMO
2 16 (5.37%) SLA
3 13 (4.36%) QA
4 6 (2.01%) PSD2
5 5 (1.68%) GDPR
6 3 (1.01%) COBIT
6 3 (1.01%) COSO
6 3 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.34%) EMIR
8 1 (0.34%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.34%) MiFID
8 1 (0.34%) P3O
8 1 (0.34%) PMBOK
System Software
1 20 (6.71%) Docker
2 8 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.01%) Snort
4 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (4.70%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.68%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.34%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.67%) Ansible
4 2 (0.67%) Terraform
5 1 (0.34%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.34%) Ganglia
5 1 (0.34%) Grafana
5 1 (0.34%) Kibana
5 1 (0.34%) Nagios
5 1 (0.34%) Nessus
5 1 (0.34%) Netcool
5 1 (0.34%) PowerBroker
5 1 (0.34%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.34%) Puppet
5 1 (0.34%) SCOM
5 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 36 (12.08%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.37%) Oracle
3 12 (4.03%) Splunk
4 9 (3.02%) Tableau
5 6 (2.01%) Google
6 5 (1.68%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 4 (1.34%) Cloudera
7 4 (1.34%) Teradata
8 3 (1.01%) CA
8 3 (1.01%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (1.01%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.01%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.67%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.67%) Adobe
9 2 (0.67%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.67%) Cadence
9 2 (0.67%) Citrix
9 2 (0.67%) DocuSign
9 2 (0.67%) HP
9 2 (0.67%) IBM