Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > North West
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 309 314
Rank change year-on-year +171 +5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 309 66 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.46% 0.50% 0.20%
As % of the General category 6.17% 1.28% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 47 23 11
North West median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -33.33% -3.57%
10th Percentile £32,800 £27,600 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,000 £60,250 £90,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

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 5,012 5,151 4,688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.86% 39.12% 40.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3,795 3,888 3,760
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,955 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,775
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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +75 268 £60,000 +20.00% 10
Manchester +63 38 £59,000 +88.80% 7
Merseyside +6 3 £48,500 +4.86% 4
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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
2 297 (96.12%) Wealth Management
3 272 (88.03%) Risk Management
4 267 (86.41%) Law
5 201 (65.05%) Finance
6 107 (34.63%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (22.01%) Java
8 67 (21.68%) Project Management
9 65 (21.04%) SDLC
10 54 (17.48%) Information Security
11 52 (16.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 47 (15.21%) DevOps
13 45 (14.56%) Jenkins
14 42 (13.59%) ITIL
15 39 (12.62%) Scrum
15 39 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
16 38 (12.30%) Linux
17 37 (11.97%) JIRA
18 36 (11.65%) Windows
18 36 (11.65%) SQL
19 35 (11.33%) Python
20 34 (11.00%) Degree
21 33 (10.68%) Unix
22 32 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
22 32 (10.36%) Confluence
22 32 (10.36%) Opscode Chef
23 31 (10.03%) TDD
23 31 (10.03%) Microsoft
24 30 (9.71%) JavaScript
24 30 (9.71%) Oracle

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 32 (10.36%) Confluence
2 11 (3.56%) JBoss
2 11 (3.56%) WebSphere
3 10 (3.24%) Tomcat
4 9 (2.91%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.59%) NServiceBus
6 5 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.29%) Apache
7 4 (1.29%) CICS
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.32%) IIS
8 1 (0.32%) Jetty
8 1 (0.32%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (5.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (4.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (4.21%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Exstream
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.24%) OpenShift
3 7 (2.27%) BrowserStack
3 7 (2.27%) npm
4 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.29%) PaaS
6 3 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.97%) NuGet
7 1 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.88%) Internet
2 6 (1.94%) SSL
3 3 (0.97%) HTTP
3 3 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.65%) ATM
4 2 (0.65%) Firewall
4 2 (0.65%) Network Security
4 2 (0.65%) SSH
4 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.32%) CTI
5 1 (0.32%) DMZ
5 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.32%) FTP
5 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.32%) Softphone
5 1 (0.32%) Sourcefire
5 1 (0.32%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.39%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.18%) GIS
3 12 (3.88%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.59%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.27%) DB2
5 7 (2.27%) MySQL
5 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.94%) HBase
6 6 (1.94%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.62%) Big Data
8 3 (0.97%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.65%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 2 (0.65%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (0.65%) Cognos Transformer
9 2 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.65%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.65%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 45 (14.56%) Jenkins
2 37 (11.97%) JIRA
3 25 (8.09%) Git (software)
4 15 (4.85%) CA Release Automation
5 14 (4.53%) Sonatype Nexus
6 13 (4.21%) Bitbucket
6 13 (4.21%) Gradle
7 12 (3.88%) Selenium
8 8 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (2.27%) SonarQube
10 6 (1.94%) Babel
10 6 (1.94%) Grunt
10 6 (1.94%) gulp
10 6 (1.94%) JUnit
10 6 (1.94%) Maven
10 6 (1.94%) TeamCity
10 6 (1.94%) webpack
11 5 (1.62%) Ant
11 5 (1.62%) IntelliJ
11 5 (1.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 309 (100.00%) Banking
2 267 (86.41%) Law
3 201 (65.05%) Finance
4 17 (5.50%) Legal
5 12 (3.88%) Retail
6 8 (2.59%) Marketing
7 7 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
8 5 (1.62%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.29%) Billing
10 2 (0.65%) Back Office
10 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.65%) Games
10 2 (0.65%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.32%) Advertising
11 1 (0.32%) Front Office
11 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (20.06%) Analyst
2 44 (14.24%) Developer
3 22 (7.12%) Java Developer
4 20 (6.47%) Business Analyst
5 17 (5.50%) Project Manager
6 13 (4.21%) Software Engineer
7 12 (3.88%) Programme Manager
8 11 (3.56%) Architect
8 11 (3.56%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (3.24%) Junior
10 9 (2.91%) Android Developer
10 9 (2.91%) Applications Developer
10 9 (2.91%) Java Applications Developer
10 9 (2.91%) Scrum Master
10 9 (2.91%) Technical Manager
11 8 (2.59%) C# Software Engineer
12 7 (2.27%) Consultant
12 7 (2.27%) Delivery Manager
12 7 (2.27%) Security Engineer
12 7 (2.27%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.09%) AngularJS
2 22 (7.12%) .NET
3 18 (5.83%) Middleware
4 17 (5.50%) HTML
4 17 (5.50%) RESTful
5 16 (5.18%) CSS
6 15 (4.85%) Web Services
7 14 (4.53%) Spring
8 13 (4.21%) .NET Framework
9 12 (3.88%) React
9 12 (3.88%) REST
10 9 (2.91%) ASP.NET
10 9 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (2.59%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (2.59%) LINQ
11 8 (2.59%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 8 (2.59%) WCF
12 7 (2.27%) Node.js
12 7 (2.27%) XML
13 6 (1.94%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.74%) Management Information System
3 23 (7.44%) Mainframe
4 17 (5.50%) Fintech
5 16 (5.18%) Virtual Team
6 15 (4.85%) PMI
7 12 (3.88%) User Experience
8 11 (3.56%) Online Banking
9 10 (3.24%) Computer Science
9 10 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (3.24%) Mobile App
9 10 (3.24%) PKI
10 9 (2.91%) Algorithms
11 7 (2.27%) Mobile Payment
12 6 (1.94%) Arduino
12 6 (1.94%) Internet of Things
12 6 (1.94%) IVR
12 6 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
13 5 (1.62%) Cyber Defence
13 5 (1.62%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.30%) Linux
2 36 (11.65%) Windows
3 33 (10.68%) Unix
4 16 (5.18%) Android
5 13 (4.21%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.94%) AIX
8 2 (0.65%) Solaris
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (96.12%) Wealth Management
2 272 (88.03%) Risk Management
3 107 (34.63%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (21.68%) Project Management
5 65 (21.04%) SDLC
6 54 (17.48%) Information Security
7 52 (16.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 47 (15.21%) DevOps
9 42 (13.59%) ITIL
10 39 (12.62%) Scrum
11 32 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (10.03%) TDD
13 29 (9.39%) Continuous Improvement
13 29 (9.39%) Problem-Solving
14 28 (9.06%) PRINCE2
15 27 (8.74%) Service Management
16 26 (8.41%) Change Management
16 26 (8.41%) Software Engineering
17 24 (7.77%) Change Control
18 23 (7.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 68 (22.01%) Java
2 36 (11.65%) SQL
3 35 (11.33%) Python
4 30 (9.71%) JavaScript
5 16 (5.18%) Perl
6 15 (4.85%) C#
7 11 (3.56%) Java 8
7 11 (3.56%) Shell Script
8 8 (2.59%) C
8 8 (2.59%) C++
8 8 (2.59%) Ruby
9 6 (1.94%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.94%) ES6
9 6 (1.94%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.62%) COBOL
10 5 (1.62%) Kotlin
10 5 (1.62%) Scala
11 4 (1.29%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.29%) JCL
11 4 (1.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 34 (11.00%) Degree
2 21 (6.80%) CISSP
2 21 (6.80%) PMI Certification
3 12 (3.88%) CSSLP
4 11 (3.56%) PMP
5 10 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (2.91%) CISM
7 7 (2.27%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.94%) CISA
8 6 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (1.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (1.94%) OCPJP
9 5 (1.62%) APMP
9 5 (1.62%) CIMA
10 3 (0.97%) ISEB
10 3 (0.97%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.65%) CBAP
11 2 (0.65%) IIBA
12 1 (0.32%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.44%) PMO
2 15 (4.85%) QA
3 10 (3.24%) SLA
4 7 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.62%) GDPR
5 5 (1.62%) PSD2
6 4 (1.29%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.97%) COBIT
7 3 (0.97%) COSO
8 1 (0.32%) EMIR
8 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.32%) MiFID
8 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.32%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.32%) SEPA
System Software
1 24 (7.77%) Docker
2 8 (2.59%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) Snort
3 1 (0.32%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.32%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (10.36%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (4.21%) Kubernetes
3 7 (2.27%) BladeLogic
3 7 (2.27%) Terraform
4 6 (1.94%) Ansible
4 6 (1.94%) Puppet
5 5 (1.62%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.29%) CA Wily
6 4 (1.29%) Packer
7 3 (0.97%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.65%) Nagios
8 2 (0.65%) Netcool
8 2 (0.65%) SCOM
9 1 (0.32%) CA Endevor
9 1 (0.32%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.32%) Kibana
9 1 (0.32%) Netcool/OMNIbus
9 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 31 (10.03%) Microsoft
2 30 (9.71%) Oracle
3 14 (4.53%) Splunk
4 12 (3.88%) IBM
5 9 (2.91%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.59%) Teradata
7 7 (2.27%) CA
8 6 (1.94%) Cloudera
8 6 (1.94%) Tableau
9 5 (1.62%) CA Agile Central
9 5 (1.62%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 5 (1.62%) Sun
10 4 (1.29%) Ab Initio
10 4 (1.29%) AppDynamics
11 3 (0.97%) Cognos
11 3 (0.97%) GoldenSource
11 3 (0.97%) HP
11 3 (0.97%) Informatica
11 3 (0.97%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.97%) TOWER Software