Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Risk Management
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 123 103
Rank change year-on-year +49 -20 +49
Permanent jobs citing Risk Management 520 319 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.09% 2.59% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.53% 2.86% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 184 190 226
North West median annual salary £50,000 £59,960 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.61% +19.92% +5.26%
10th Percentile £34,125 £32,500 £29,375
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,730 £66,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% -0.86%

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 11,486 11,139 10,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 90.34% 90.34% 88.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9,122 9,315 8,947
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,251 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +19 355 £55,000 -8.27% 28
Manchester -2 121 £51,000 -15.00% 16
Lancashire +5 20 £41,250 -21.43% 1
Merseyside +25 18 £53,304 +52.30% 6
Cumbria -12 1 £57,500 -
Risk Management
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing Risk Management 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 Risk Management.

1 318 (61.15%) Finance
2 299 (57.50%) Banking
3 265 (50.96%) Investment Banking
3 265 (50.96%) Wealth Management
4 236 (45.38%) Law
5 175 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
6 149 (28.65%) Information Security
7 139 (26.73%) Project Management
8 134 (25.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 112 (21.54%) Java
10 85 (16.35%) ITIL
11 75 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
12 69 (13.27%) PRINCE2
13 68 (13.08%) Waterfall
14 66 (12.69%) SQL
15 65 (12.50%) SDLC
16 63 (12.12%) Unix
16 63 (12.12%) Windows
17 61 (11.73%) Degree
18 57 (10.96%) Scrum
19 53 (10.19%) Oracle
20 50 (9.62%) Change Management
20 50 (9.62%) DevOps
21 49 (9.42%) Linux
22 48 (9.23%) Service Management
23 46 (8.85%) Continuous Improvement
24 42 (8.08%) Change Control
24 42 (8.08%) Test Automation
25 41 (7.88%) JavaScript
25 41 (7.88%) QA

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 20 (3.85%) JBoss
1 20 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 15 (2.88%) CICS
2 15 (2.88%) Confluence
3 8 (1.54%) SAS
3 8 (1.54%) WebLogic
4 7 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.15%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.15%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.96%) Apache
6 5 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.58%) IIS
7 3 (0.58%) Jupyter
7 3 (0.58%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.38%) Tuxedo
9 1 (0.19%) iPlanet
Applications
1 27 (5.19%) Microsoft Project
2 25 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.38%) SPSS
7 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.96%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (0.77%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.58%) Magento
3 3 (0.58%) Primavera
4 2 (0.38%) BASE24
4 2 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.38%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.19%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.27%) OpenShift
2 14 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.92%) PaaS
4 9 (1.73%) IaaS
5 8 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.54%) SaaS
6 4 (0.77%) Office 365
7 3 (0.58%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.19%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.69%) Firewall
2 9 (1.73%) Internet
3 7 (1.35%) LAN
3 7 (1.35%) WAN
4 6 (1.15%) SAN
4 6 (1.15%) SSL
4 6 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.77%) DNS
5 4 (0.77%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.77%) HTTP
5 4 (0.77%) IP Telephony
5 4 (0.77%) Wireless
6 3 (0.58%) DHCP
6 3 (0.58%) Multicast
6 3 (0.58%) VPN
7 2 (0.38%) BGP
7 2 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (0.38%) Network Security
7 2 (0.38%) OSPF
7 2 (0.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.19%) DB2
2 22 (4.23%) GIS
3 21 (4.04%) Relational Database
4 15 (2.88%) Hadoop
5 14 (2.69%) SQL Server
6 12 (2.31%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.15%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.15%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.96%) Big Data
9 5 (0.96%) MariaDB
9 5 (0.96%) MySQL
9 5 (0.96%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.96%) QlikView
10 4 (0.77%) Base SAS
10 4 (0.77%) IMS/DB
10 4 (0.77%) Spotfire
11 3 (0.58%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.58%) HBase
11 3 (0.58%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 36 (6.92%) Jenkins
2 28 (5.38%) Git (software)
3 22 (4.23%) JIRA
4 14 (2.69%) Gradle
5 13 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (1.92%) Selenium
7 8 (1.54%) Cucumber
7 8 (1.54%) SoapUI
7 8 (1.54%) Subversion
8 7 (1.35%) Maven
9 6 (1.15%) JUnit
9 6 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.96%) Bitbucket
10 5 (0.96%) SonarQube
11 4 (0.77%) ClearCase
11 4 (0.77%) Xcode
12 3 (0.58%) FitNesse
12 3 (0.58%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.58%) NUnit
12 3 (0.58%) WebDriver
General
1 318 (61.15%) Finance
2 299 (57.50%) Banking
3 265 (50.96%) Investment Banking
4 236 (45.38%) Law
5 40 (7.69%) Legal
6 19 (3.65%) Retail
7 16 (3.08%) Retail Banking
8 13 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
9 7 (1.35%) Marketing
10 4 (0.77%) Billing
10 4 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.38%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.38%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.19%) Back Office
12 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 99 (19.04%) Analyst
2 84 (16.15%) Project Manager
3 29 (5.58%) Architect
3 29 (5.58%) Business Analyst
4 27 (5.19%) IT Manager
5 25 (4.81%) Applications Support
6 23 (4.42%) Developer
7 20 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
8 19 (3.65%) Security Manager
9 17 (3.27%) IT Project Manager
10 15 (2.88%) Senior Manager
11 14 (2.69%) Data Manager
11 14 (2.69%) Information Manager
11 14 (2.69%) Information Security Manager
12 13 (2.50%) Security Analyst
12 13 (2.50%) Senior Project Manager
12 13 (2.50%) Software Engineer
13 12 (2.31%) Programme Manager
13 12 (2.31%) Technical Architect
14 11 (2.12%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.54%) Middleware
2 24 (4.62%) .NET
2 24 (4.62%) HTML
3 21 (4.04%) Web Services
3 21 (4.04%) XML
4 20 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 18 (3.46%) J2EE
5 18 (3.46%) REST
6 17 (3.27%) CSS
7 14 (2.69%) JSON
8 12 (2.31%) SOAP
9 10 (1.92%) AngularJS
9 10 (1.92%) jQuery
10 9 (1.73%) Spring
11 8 (1.54%) Hibernate
11 8 (1.54%) LDAP
12 7 (1.35%) Node.js
12 7 (1.35%) Struts
12 7 (1.35%) WSDL
13 6 (1.15%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 75 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 26 (5.00%) User Experience
4 24 (4.62%) Mainframe
4 24 (4.62%) PMI
5 22 (4.23%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.50%) Online Banking
7 10 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.92%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.73%) Fintech
9 8 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
10 7 (1.35%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.96%) Analytical Mindset
11 5 (0.96%) Clustering
11 5 (0.96%) Credit Risk
11 5 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (0.96%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (0.77%) NHS
12 4 (0.77%) PKI
13 3 (0.58%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 63 (12.12%) Unix
1 63 (12.12%) Windows
2 49 (9.42%) Linux
3 15 (2.88%) Android
3 15 (2.88%) Apple iOS
4 14 (2.69%) AIX
5 8 (1.54%) Windows Server
6 6 (1.15%) Mac OS
6 6 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.15%) Solaris
7 4 (0.77%) Windows Vista
7 4 (0.77%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.38%) zOS
10 1 (0.19%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (50.96%) Wealth Management
2 175 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (28.65%) Information Security
4 139 (26.73%) Project Management
5 134 (25.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 85 (16.35%) ITIL
7 69 (13.27%) PRINCE2
8 68 (13.08%) Waterfall
9 65 (12.50%) SDLC
10 57 (10.96%) Scrum
11 50 (9.62%) Change Management
11 50 (9.62%) DevOps
12 48 (9.23%) Service Management
13 46 (8.85%) Continuous Improvement
14 42 (8.08%) Change Control
14 42 (8.08%) Test Automation
15 37 (7.12%) Mentoring
16 36 (6.92%) Line Management
17 34 (6.54%) Analytics
18 33 (6.35%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 112 (21.54%) Java
2 66 (12.69%) SQL
3 41 (7.88%) JavaScript
4 35 (6.73%) Python
5 20 (3.85%) C#
6 17 (3.27%) Perl
7 15 (2.88%) COBOL
8 11 (2.12%) C
8 11 (2.12%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.54%) PowerShell
10 7 (1.35%) C++
10 7 (1.35%) Scala
11 6 (1.15%) Ruby
12 5 (0.96%) Apple Swift
12 5 (0.96%) Assembly Language
12 5 (0.96%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.77%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.77%) R
13 4 (0.77%) REXX
13 4 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (11.73%) Degree
2 35 (6.73%) CISSP
3 34 (6.54%) CISM
3 34 (6.54%) PMI Certification
4 26 (5.00%) PMP
5 25 (4.81%) CISA
6 11 (2.12%) APMG
6 11 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.92%) CRISC
7 10 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (1.54%) Sun Certification
9 7 (1.35%) CEH
9 7 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.15%) MBA
11 5 (0.96%) Security Cleared
12 4 (0.77%) ISTQB
12 4 (0.77%) Postgraduate
12 4 (0.77%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.88%) QA
2 36 (6.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (6.73%) PMO
4 17 (3.27%) COBIT
5 13 (2.50%) SLA
6 11 (2.12%) GDPR
7 10 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 9 (1.73%) PSD2
9 8 (1.54%) PMBOK
10 6 (1.15%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.77%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.58%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.19%) GMP
13 1 (0.19%) GPG13
13 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 16 (3.08%) Docker
2 5 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.38%) PowerHA
4 2 (0.38%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (0.38%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.19%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (2.12%) Kubernetes
3 10 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (1.54%) SCOM
5 7 (1.35%) Puppet
6 6 (1.15%) Nagios
7 5 (0.96%) BladeLogic
7 5 (0.96%) CA Wily
7 5 (0.96%) Netcool
8 4 (0.77%) Ansible
8 4 (0.77%) Ganglia
9 3 (0.58%) Oozie
9 3 (0.58%) SCCM
9 3 (0.58%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.38%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.38%) Packer
10 2 (0.38%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.38%) Terraform
10 2 (0.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 53 (10.19%) Oracle
2 33 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 24 (4.62%) IBM
4 16 (3.08%) Splunk
5 13 (2.50%) Ab Initio
5 13 (2.50%) AppDynamics
6 12 (2.31%) Teradata
7 11 (2.12%) HP
8 9 (1.73%) Informatica
8 9 (1.73%) Tableau
9 8 (1.54%) CA Agile Central
9 8 (1.54%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.35%) Sun
11 6 (1.15%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.96%) Apigee
12 5 (0.96%) MuleSoft
12 5 (0.96%) SAP
12 5 (0.96%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.96%) Veritas
13 4 (0.77%) Siebel