Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Risk Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Management over the 6 months to 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
England > North West
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 137 122
Rank change year-on-year +70 -15 +3
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 542 296 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.44% 2.40% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.84% 2.62% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 227 130 190
North West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,975 £29,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £71,825
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -4.17%

Risk Management is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 11,207 11,304 9,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.89% 91.51% 89.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8,983 9,356 8,360
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in the North West

Risk Management
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Risk Management in the North West

Risk Management
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management in the North West over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Risk Management in the North West

Risk Management
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 Risk Management within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 May 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 +16 363 £55,000 +1.38% 19
Manchester +38 134 £57,500 -8.00% 15
Merseyside +11 16 £58,750 +38.24% 2
Lancashire +9 16 £55,000 +25.00%
Cumbria -5 9 £36,250 -46.30%
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT jobs citing Risk Management 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 Risk Management.

1 335 (61.81%) Finance
2 313 (57.75%) Banking
3 285 (52.58%) Investment Banking
3 285 (52.58%) Wealth Management
4 276 (50.92%) Law
5 196 (36.16%) Agile Software Development
6 143 (26.38%) Project Management
7 124 (22.88%) Information Security
8 111 (20.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 108 (19.93%) Java
10 93 (17.16%) Scrum
11 84 (15.50%) ITIL
12 76 (14.02%) PRINCE2
12 76 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
13 71 (13.10%) SDLC
13 71 (13.10%) DevOps
14 70 (12.92%) Windows
15 64 (11.81%) Waterfall
16 62 (11.44%) Change Management
17 60 (11.07%) Linux
18 59 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
19 56 (10.33%) Jenkins
19 56 (10.33%) Degree
20 54 (9.96%) Unix
21 52 (9.59%) Oracle
22 50 (9.23%) SQL
22 50 (9.23%) Service Management
23 49 (9.04%) PMO
24 46 (8.49%) QA
25 45 (8.30%) Decision-Making

Risk Management
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 31 (5.72%) Confluence
2 28 (5.17%) WebSphere
3 24 (4.43%) JBoss
4 14 (2.58%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.21%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.66%) CICS
7 8 (1.48%) Apache
7 8 (1.48%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (0.74%) IIS
8 4 (0.74%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.55%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.55%) SAS
10 2 (0.37%) CMS
10 2 (0.37%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.37%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.18%) Jetty
Applications
1 31 (5.72%) Microsoft Project
2 29 (5.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Elite 3E
1 3 (0.55%) Magento
2 2 (0.37%) BASE24
2 2 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.18%) Primavera
3 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.06%) OpenShift
3 11 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.92%) npm
4 5 (0.92%) PaaS
5 4 (0.74%) BrowserStack
6 3 (0.55%) NuGet
7 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.37%) SaaS
8 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.18%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.18%) Google Play
8 1 (0.18%) iTunes
8 1 (0.18%) Office 365
8 1 (0.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.18%) Serverless
8 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.51%) Internet
2 9 (1.66%) Firewall
2 9 (1.66%) SSL
3 7 (1.29%) HTTP
4 5 (0.92%) DNS
4 5 (0.92%) Network Security
5 4 (0.74%) Intranet
6 3 (0.55%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.37%) ATM
7 2 (0.37%) LAN
7 2 (0.37%) SAN
7 2 (0.37%) SSH
7 2 (0.37%) WAN
8 1 (0.18%) CTI
8 1 (0.18%) DMZ
8 1 (0.18%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.18%) MPLS
8 1 (0.18%) Softphone
8 1 (0.18%) VLAN
8 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.69%) Relational Database
3 18 (3.32%) GIS
4 14 (2.58%) DB2
5 12 (2.21%) Hadoop
6 11 (2.03%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.85%) MongoDB
7 10 (1.85%) RDBMS
7 10 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (1.66%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.29%) MySQL
9 7 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.74%) Big Data
11 4 (0.74%) Power BI
11 4 (0.74%) QlikView
12 3 (0.55%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.37%) Cognos Report Studio
13 2 (0.37%) HBase
Development Applications
1 56 (10.33%) Jenkins
2 37 (6.83%) JIRA
3 36 (6.64%) Git (software)
4 25 (4.61%) Sonatype Nexus
5 17 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (2.77%) Bitbucket
6 15 (2.77%) CA Release Automation
7 13 (2.40%) SonarQube
8 10 (1.85%) Selenium
9 9 (1.66%) Gradle
10 7 (1.29%) JUnit
10 7 (1.29%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.92%) Cucumber
11 5 (0.92%) Grunt
11 5 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (0.92%) SoapUI
11 5 (0.92%) Xcode
12 4 (0.74%) gulp
12 4 (0.74%) Subversion
12 4 (0.74%) webpack
General
1 335 (61.81%) Finance
2 313 (57.75%) Banking
3 285 (52.58%) Investment Banking
4 276 (50.92%) Law
5 37 (6.83%) Legal
6 12 (2.21%) Corporate Banking
7 9 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.48%) Retail
8 8 (1.48%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.11%) Marketing
9 6 (1.11%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.92%) Publishing
11 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.37%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 106 (19.56%) Analyst
2 62 (11.44%) Project Manager
3 39 (7.20%) Architect
4 37 (6.83%) Developer
5 25 (4.61%) Business Analyst
6 17 (3.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 17 (3.14%) IT Manager
6 17 (3.14%) Security Manager
6 17 (3.14%) Technical Manager
7 16 (2.95%) Delivery Manager
7 16 (2.95%) Programme Manager
8 15 (2.77%) Security Engineer
8 15 (2.77%) Technical Architect
9 14 (2.58%) Consultant
9 14 (2.58%) Java Developer
9 14 (2.58%) PMO Analyst
9 14 (2.58%) Technical Delivery Manager
10 13 (2.40%) Security Analyst
10 13 (2.40%) Software Manager
11 12 (2.21%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.46%) Middleware
2 27 (4.98%) HTML
3 22 (4.06%) CSS
4 21 (3.87%) .NET
4 21 (3.87%) Web Services
5 18 (3.32%) Spring
6 15 (2.77%) AngularJS
6 15 (2.77%) Node.js
6 15 (2.77%) XML
7 14 (2.58%) REST
7 14 (2.58%) SOAP
8 13 (2.40%) J2EE
8 13 (2.40%) RESTful
9 12 (2.21%) JSON
10 11 (2.03%) React
11 10 (1.85%) .NET Framework
12 8 (1.48%) Hibernate
12 8 (1.48%) HTML5
12 8 (1.48%) Ionic Framework
13 7 (1.29%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 76 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (7.20%) Management Information System
3 29 (5.35%) Mainframe
4 21 (3.87%) User Experience
5 20 (3.69%) Virtual Team
6 17 (3.14%) PMI
7 13 (2.40%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.03%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.85%) Fintech
9 10 (1.85%) PKI
10 9 (1.66%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.66%) Online Banking
11 8 (1.48%) Mobile Payment
12 7 (1.29%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.29%) IVR
12 7 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
13 6 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.11%) Life Science
13 6 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
14 5 (0.92%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 70 (12.92%) Windows
2 60 (11.07%) Linux
3 54 (9.96%) Unix
4 18 (3.32%) Android
4 18 (3.32%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.21%) AIX
5 12 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (2.03%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.74%) Solaris
8 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.37%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.37%) zOS
9 1 (0.18%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (52.58%) Wealth Management
2 196 (36.16%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (26.38%) Project Management
4 124 (22.88%) Information Security
5 111 (20.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 93 (17.16%) Scrum
7 84 (15.50%) ITIL
8 76 (14.02%) PRINCE2
9 71 (13.10%) DevOps
9 71 (13.10%) SDLC
10 64 (11.81%) Waterfall
11 62 (11.44%) Change Management
12 59 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
13 50 (9.23%) Service Management
14 45 (8.30%) Change Control
14 45 (8.30%) Decision-Making
15 37 (6.83%) Test Automation
16 35 (6.46%) Continuous Integration
17 33 (6.09%) Service Delivery
18 31 (5.72%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 108 (19.93%) Java
2 50 (9.23%) SQL
3 38 (7.01%) JavaScript
4 36 (6.64%) Python
5 25 (4.61%) C#
6 19 (3.51%) Perl
7 12 (2.21%) Shell Script
8 10 (1.85%) Ruby
9 9 (1.66%) C
9 9 (1.66%) COBOL
10 7 (1.29%) C++
10 7 (1.29%) Java 8
10 7 (1.29%) PHP
11 6 (1.11%) Scala
11 6 (1.11%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.92%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.92%) Objective-C
12 5 (0.92%) TypeScript
12 5 (0.92%) VBA
13 4 (0.74%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 56 (10.33%) Degree
2 34 (6.27%) CISSP
3 27 (4.98%) PMP
4 26 (4.80%) CISM
5 25 (4.61%) PMI Certification
6 22 (4.06%) CISA
7 10 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.85%) ISTQB
8 9 (1.66%) MBA
8 9 (1.66%) Sun Certification
9 8 (1.48%) APMG
9 8 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.48%) Security Cleared
10 7 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (1.29%) SC Cleared
11 6 (1.11%) CEH
11 6 (1.11%) TOGAF Certification
12 5 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (0.74%) CIMA
13 4 (0.74%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (9.04%) PMO
2 46 (8.49%) QA
3 33 (6.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (4.24%) PCI DSS
5 18 (3.32%) COBIT
6 15 (2.77%) GDPR
7 11 (2.03%) SLA
8 10 (1.85%) Data Quality
9 8 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 7 (1.29%) PSD2
11 6 (1.11%) IASME
11 6 (1.11%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.55%) COSO
13 3 (0.55%) ISO 22301
14 2 (0.37%) PMBOK
15 1 (0.18%) GPG13
15 1 (0.18%) P3O
15 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 1 (0.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 28 (5.17%) Docker
2 4 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.37%) PowerHA
4 2 (0.37%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.18%) ACF2
5 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.18%) RACF
5 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 36 (6.64%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (2.95%) Kubernetes
3 12 (2.21%) BladeLogic
4 9 (1.66%) Puppet
5 8 (1.48%) Ansible
5 8 (1.48%) CA Wily
6 6 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (1.11%) Terraform
7 5 (0.92%) Nagios
7 5 (0.92%) Packer
8 4 (0.74%) Netcool
8 4 (0.74%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.55%) SCOM
10 2 (0.37%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.37%) Oozie
10 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 1 (0.18%) CSIRT
11 1 (0.18%) PowerBroker
11 1 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 52 (9.59%) Oracle
2 44 (8.12%) Microsoft
3 33 (6.09%) IBM
4 18 (3.32%) Red Hat
5 13 (2.40%) Sun
5 13 (2.40%) Teradata
6 11 (2.03%) Ab Initio
7 10 (1.85%) Splunk
8 9 (1.66%) CA
9 8 (1.48%) CA Agile Central
9 8 (1.48%) HP
9 8 (1.48%) Informatica
9 8 (1.48%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.11%) AppDynamics
10 6 (1.11%) Cisco
10 6 (1.11%) Tableau
10 6 (1.11%) Xamarin
11 5 (0.92%) GoldenSource
11 5 (0.92%) Lumension
11 5 (0.92%) Symantec