Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 351 293
Rank change year-on-year +153 -58 +79
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 189 14 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.43% 0.11% 0.56%
As % of the General category 3.34% 0.31% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 57
North West median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -25.00% +27.27%
10th Percentile £29,500 £23,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £78,250 £75,000
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 5659 4489 4926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.71% 36.51% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4138 3626 3915
North West median annual salary £44,250 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.63% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,100 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +98 167 £60,000 +14.29% 12
Merseyside - 14 £52,500 -
Manchester -5 8 - - 3
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 189 (100.00%) Banking
2 172 (91.01%) Wealth Management
3 155 (82.01%) Risk Management
4 128 (67.72%) Finance
5 115 (60.85%) Law
6 75 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (30.69%) Information Security
8 53 (28.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 46 (24.34%) Project Management
10 44 (23.28%) ITIL
11 43 (22.75%) Java
12 35 (18.52%) Windows
12 35 (18.52%) SDLC
13 33 (17.46%) Unix
13 33 (17.46%) SQL
14 27 (14.29%) Incident Management
15 26 (13.76%) Waterfall
15 26 (13.76%) Oracle
16 25 (13.23%) Middleware
17 24 (12.70%) Service Management
18 23 (12.17%) PMI Certification
18 23 (12.17%) PRINCE2
19 21 (11.11%) JavaScript
19 21 (11.11%) Management Information System
19 21 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
20 20 (10.58%) Change Control
21 19 (10.05%) Line Management
22 17 (8.99%) Linux
22 17 (8.99%) DevOps
23 16 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement

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 10 (5.29%) Confluence
1 10 (5.29%) JBoss
1 10 (5.29%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.65%) Apache
3 5 (2.65%) CICS
3 5 (2.65%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.12%) IIS
4 4 (2.12%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.06%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.06%) Tuxedo
6 2 (1.06%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.53%) SAS
7 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.12%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.53%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) SAP GRC
1 2 (1.06%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.76%) PaaS
2 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.17%) OpenShift
3 5 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.12%) IaaS
5 2 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.06%) Office 365
5 2 (1.06%) SaaS
6 1 (0.53%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.17%) SSL
2 5 (2.65%) Internet
2 5 (2.65%) LDAP
3 4 (2.12%) DNS
3 4 (2.12%) Firewall
3 4 (2.12%) SAN
4 3 (1.59%) DHCP
4 3 (1.59%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.59%) HTTP
4 3 (1.59%) LAN
4 3 (1.59%) SSH
4 3 (1.59%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.59%) WAN
4 3 (1.59%) WebEx
5 2 (1.06%) IP Telephony
5 2 (1.06%) Multicast
5 2 (1.06%) Wireless
6 1 (0.53%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.53%) DDNS
6 1 (0.53%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.47%) GIS
2 9 (4.76%) DB2
3 5 (2.65%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.12%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.59%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.06%) Big Data
6 2 (1.06%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.06%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.06%) MySQL
6 2 (1.06%) QlikView
6 2 (1.06%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.06%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.53%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (5.82%) Jenkins
2 10 (5.29%) JIRA
3 8 (4.23%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.65%) Gradle
5 4 (2.12%) SonarQube
5 4 (2.12%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.59%) ClearCase
6 3 (1.59%) Maven
6 3 (1.59%) Subversion
7 2 (1.06%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.06%) JUnit
7 2 (1.06%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.06%) Selenium
7 2 (1.06%) Xcode
8 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.53%) Grunt
8 1 (0.53%) gulp
8 1 (0.53%) Hudson
8 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.53%) webpack
General
1 189 (100.00%) Banking
2 128 (67.72%) Finance
3 115 (60.85%) Law
4 5 (2.65%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (2.12%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.59%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.06%) Legal
7 2 (1.06%) Retail
8 1 (0.53%) Billing
8 1 (0.53%) Front Office
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (19.05%) Analyst
2 25 (13.23%) Project Manager
3 18 (9.52%) Applications Support
4 15 (7.94%) Business Analyst
5 8 (4.23%) Developer
5 8 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (4.23%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (3.17%) Automation Test Lead
6 6 (3.17%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (3.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (3.17%) Programme Manager
6 6 (3.17%) Test Leader
7 5 (2.65%) Senior Developer
7 5 (2.65%) Service Manager
8 4 (2.12%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (2.12%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 4 (2.12%) Portfolio Manager
8 4 (2.12%) Software Engineer
8 4 (2.12%) Team Leader
8 4 (2.12%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.23%) Middleware
2 11 (5.82%) .NET
2 11 (5.82%) .NET Framework
3 8 (4.23%) J2EE
4 7 (3.70%) REST
4 7 (3.70%) XML
5 6 (3.17%) Web Services
6 5 (2.65%) CSS
6 5 (2.65%) HTML
6 5 (2.65%) Struts
7 3 (1.59%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.59%) EJB
7 3 (1.59%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.59%) JMS
7 3 (1.59%) JSP
7 3 (1.59%) Servlets
7 3 (1.59%) SOAP
7 3 (1.59%) WSDL
7 3 (1.59%) XSD
7 3 (1.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 21 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 16 (8.47%) PMI
3 15 (7.94%) User Experience
4 11 (5.82%) Mobile App
5 10 (5.29%) Mainframe
6 8 (4.23%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.17%) Online Banking
8 5 (2.65%) Fintech
9 4 (2.12%) Blackberry
9 4 (2.12%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.12%) Contactless
9 4 (2.12%) PKI
10 3 (1.59%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (1.59%) Wiki
11 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.06%) CMDB
11 2 (1.06%) Robotics
11 2 (1.06%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.52%) Windows
2 33 (17.46%) Unix
3 17 (8.99%) Linux
4 8 (4.23%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.17%) AIX
6 4 (2.12%) Android
6 4 (2.12%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.59%) Solaris
8 2 (1.06%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (91.01%) Wealth Management
2 155 (82.01%) Risk Management
3 75 (39.68%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (30.69%) Information Security
5 53 (28.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (24.34%) Project Management
7 44 (23.28%) ITIL
8 35 (18.52%) SDLC
9 27 (14.29%) Incident Management
10 26 (13.76%) Waterfall
11 24 (12.70%) Service Management
12 23 (12.17%) PRINCE2
13 20 (10.58%) Change Control
14 19 (10.05%) Line Management
15 17 (8.99%) DevOps
16 16 (8.47%) Business Analysis
16 16 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
17 15 (7.94%) Change Management
17 15 (7.94%) Programme Management
17 15 (7.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (22.75%) Java
2 33 (17.46%) SQL
3 21 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.82%) PowerShell
5 10 (5.29%) Python
6 7 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.17%) C
7 6 (3.17%) C#
8 5 (2.65%) Assembly Language
8 5 (2.65%) COBOL
9 4 (2.12%) C++
9 4 (2.12%) Perl
9 4 (2.12%) Ruby
10 3 (1.59%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.59%) Kotlin
10 3 (1.59%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.59%) Scala
11 2 (1.06%) ABAP
11 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (12.17%) PMI Certification
2 14 (7.41%) PMP
3 10 (5.29%) Degree
4 9 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (3.70%) APMG
6 4 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.12%) Sun Certification
7 3 (1.59%) CISSP
7 3 (1.59%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.59%) PgMP
8 2 (1.06%) ISEB
9 1 (0.53%) CCIE
9 1 (0.53%) CCNP
9 1 (0.53%) CISA
9 1 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.53%) CISM
9 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.53%) MCP
9 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.94%) QA
2 13 (6.88%) SLA
3 7 (3.70%) PMBOK
4 4 (2.12%) PMO
5 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.06%) PSD2
6 1 (0.53%) COBIT
6 1 (0.53%) FATCA
6 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.53%) MiFID
6 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.53%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (3.17%) Active Directory
1 6 (3.17%) XenApp
2 5 (2.65%) Docker
3 3 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.06%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.53%) KVM
5 1 (0.53%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (5.82%) SCOM
2 9 (4.76%) Nagios
3 8 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.17%) CA Wily
4 6 (3.17%) EdgeSight
5 5 (2.65%) BladeLogic
6 4 (2.12%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.59%) SCCM
8 2 (1.06%) Ganglia
8 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.06%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.06%) Netcool
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (13.76%) Oracle
2 13 (6.88%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.35%) Citrix
3 12 (6.35%) IBM
3 12 (6.35%) Splunk
4 11 (5.82%) AppDynamics
5 8 (4.23%) HP
6 5 (2.65%) Sun
7 4 (2.12%) Ab Initio
7 4 (2.12%) Apigee
7 4 (2.12%) CA
7 4 (2.12%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.59%) Chordiant
8 3 (1.59%) McAfee
8 3 (1.59%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.59%) Symantec
9 2 (1.06%) CA Agile Central
9 2 (1.06%) Informatica
9 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.06%) SAP