Period
to 21 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail Banking in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Retail Banking over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Retail Banking
England > North West
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 291 287 303
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16 -118
Permanent jobs citing Retail Banking 64 88 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.53% 0.67% 0.42%
As % of the General category 1.36% 1.68% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21 34 39
North West median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% -15.38% +30.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £37,500 £47,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £83,875 £75,000
England median annual salary £64,500 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.20% - +15.74%

Retail 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 4,710 5,249 4,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.83% 39.90% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3,535 3,879 3,706
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 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,050 £64,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% -

Retail Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Retail Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Retail Banking in the North West

Retail Banking
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail Banking in the North West.

Salary trend for Retail Banking in the North West

Retail Banking
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Retail Banking in the North West over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Retail Banking in the North West

Retail 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 Retail Banking within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 August 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 -1 53 £46,250 -7.50% 1
Manchester +8 11 £50,000 -16.67% 2
Retail Banking
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT jobs citing Retail 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 Retail Banking.

1 43 (67.19%) Retail
2 36 (56.25%) Customer Engagement
3 28 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (42.19%) Finance
5 22 (34.38%) Banking
5 22 (34.38%) Test Automation
6 19 (29.69%) Mentoring
6 19 (29.69%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (29.69%) Degree
6 19 (29.69%) SQL
7 18 (28.13%) JIRA
7 18 (28.13%) Software Engineering
8 17 (26.56%) Scrum
8 17 (26.56%) Information Security
9 16 (25.00%) Management Information System
9 16 (25.00%) Web Services
10 15 (23.44%) C#
10 15 (23.44%) .NET
10 15 (23.44%) MVC
10 15 (23.44%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (23.44%) Git (software)
10 15 (23.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (21.88%) RESTful
11 14 (21.88%) Jenkins
11 14 (21.88%) Middleware
12 13 (20.31%) T-SQL
12 13 (20.31%) Xamarin
12 13 (20.31%) MSBuild
12 13 (20.31%) Octopus Deploy
12 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration

Retail 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 9 (14.06%) Sitefinity
2 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.56%) CICS
3 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) DHCP
1 8 (12.50%) DNS
1 8 (12.50%) Firewall
1 8 (12.50%) LAN
1 8 (12.50%) MPLS
1 8 (12.50%) Network Security
1 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 8 (12.50%) VPN
2 4 (6.25%) BGP
2 4 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
2 4 (6.25%) Converged Networks
2 4 (6.25%) EIGRP
2 4 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (6.25%) IP Telephony
2 4 (6.25%) SAN
2 4 (6.25%) SSL
2 4 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.56%) DB2
1 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (28.13%) JIRA
2 15 (23.44%) Git (software)
2 15 (23.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (21.88%) Jenkins
4 13 (20.31%) MSBuild
4 13 (20.31%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.56%) Selenium
5 1 (1.56%) SOAtest
5 1 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (67.19%) Retail
2 27 (42.19%) Finance
3 22 (34.38%) Banking
4 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 5 (7.81%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.69%) Law
7 2 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Software Engineer
2 13 (20.31%) .NET Software Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) Senior Software Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 8 (12.50%) Architect
5 8 (12.50%) Server Engineer
6 7 (10.94%) Analyst
7 6 (9.38%) Developer
7 6 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (7.81%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Lead Architect
9 4 (6.25%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.25%) Network Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
9 4 (6.25%) Python Developer
9 4 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Senior Systems Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Test Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) Web Services
2 15 (23.44%) .NET
2 15 (23.44%) ASP.NET Web API
3 14 (21.88%) Middleware
3 14 (21.88%) RESTful
4 11 (17.19%) .NET Framework
5 4 (6.25%) Castle Windsor
5 4 (6.25%) Django
6 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.56%) J2EE
7 1 (1.56%) JSON
7 1 (1.56%) REST
7 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.69%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (6.25%) Video\Live Streaming
4 2 (3.13%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.56%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Linux
3 4 (6.25%) CentOS
3 4 (6.25%) SUSE
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.13%) Unix
4 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (56.25%) Customer Engagement
2 28 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (34.38%) Test Automation
4 19 (29.69%) Mentoring
5 18 (28.13%) Software Engineering
6 17 (26.56%) Information Security
6 17 (26.56%) Scrum
7 15 (23.44%) MVC
8 13 (20.31%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (20.31%) Secure Coding
8 13 (20.31%) SOLID
9 12 (18.75%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (17.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (17.19%) Project Management
11 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (14.06%) Line Management
13 8 (12.50%) Business Analysis
13 8 (12.50%) Test Planning
14 7 (10.94%) Project Planning
14 7 (10.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.69%) SQL
2 15 (23.44%) C#
3 13 (20.31%) T-SQL
4 11 (17.19%) VB.NET
5 10 (15.63%) Java
6 4 (6.25%) Python
6 4 (6.25%) VB
7 1 (1.56%) COBOL
7 1 (1.56%) JCL
7 1 (1.56%) REXX
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) PMP
3 2 (3.13%) CISM
3 2 (3.13%) CISSP
3 2 (3.13%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 4 (6.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Xamarin
2 8 (12.50%) Cisco
3 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.25%) Blue Coat
4 4 (6.25%) F5
4 4 (6.25%) Infoblox
4 4 (6.25%) Infor
4 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 4 (6.25%) Sun
5 2 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (1.56%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.56%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.56%) HP
6 1 (1.56%) Informatica
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle
6 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow