The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 113 102 99
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 50 58 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.69% 1.88% 2.12%
As % of the General category 3.68% 3.95% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 36
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £10,000 £37,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Investment Banking
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

General Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1359 1469 1519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 46.01% 47.74% 45.41%
Number of salaries quoted 772 867 1005
Average salary £48,500 £47,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.19% +6.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Investment Banking
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Scotland region.

Investment Banking Salary Trend in Scotland

Investment Banking
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Investment Banking Salary Histogram in Scotland

Investment Banking
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +25 26 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Glasgow -37 21 £53,750 +2.38% 2
Stirling +2 2 - -
Investment Banking
UK

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Investment Banking.

1 124 (100.00%) Banking
2 62 (50.00%) Java
3 52 (41.94%) Finance
4 36 (29.03%) Relational Database
5 33 (26.61%) SQL
6 31 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (23.39%) Oracle
8 26 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (20.16%) User Acceptance Testing
10 24 (19.35%) Asset Management
11 23 (18.55%) Business Analysis
12 22 (17.74%) C++
13 21 (16.94%) Python
13 21 (16.94%) Front Office
14 20 (16.13%) Fixed Income
14 20 (16.13%) OO
15 19 (15.32%) C#
15 19 (15.32%) Risk Management
15 19 (15.32%) Change Management
15 19 (15.32%) Market Risk
16 18 (14.52%) Sybase
16 18 (14.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 16 (12.90%) Degree
18 14 (11.29%) Financial Institution
18 14 (11.29%) XML
18 14 (11.29%) Investment Management
18 14 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (11.29%) Low Latency
19 13 (10.48%) Markit EDM
19 13 (10.48%) Unix

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (8.87%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.45%) Apache
2 8 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.23%) GemFire
3 4 (3.23%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.61%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (10.48%) Markit EDM
2 11 (8.87%) MultiFonds
2 11 (8.87%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.87%) LAN
1 11 (8.87%) Multicast
1 11 (8.87%) SAN
1 11 (8.87%) TCP/IP
1 11 (8.87%) WAN
2 4 (3.23%) FTP
3 2 (1.61%) Firewall
3 2 (1.61%) SSL
4 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (29.03%) Relational Database
2 13 (10.48%) DB2
3 12 (9.68%) NoSQL
3 12 (9.68%) RDBMS
4 11 (8.87%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (8.87%) MySQL
5 7 (5.65%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.23%) Hazelcast
6 4 (3.23%) QlikView
7 2 (1.61%) Big Data
7 2 (1.61%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.81%) DataStage
8 1 (0.81%) HBase
8 1 (0.81%) Impala
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (4.84%) HP UFT
2 5 (4.03%) Subversion
3 4 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.23%) Maven
4 1 (0.81%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.81%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 124 (100.00%) Banking
2 52 (41.94%) Finance
3 21 (16.94%) Front Office
4 14 (11.29%) Financial Institution
5 11 (8.87%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.61%) Legal
6 2 (1.61%) Retail
6 2 (1.61%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.81%) Billing
7 1 (0.81%) Games
7 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (40.32%) Developer
2 36 (29.03%) Analyst
3 25 (20.16%) Business Analyst
4 18 (14.52%) Asset Management Analyst
4 18 (14.52%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 17 (13.71%) Python Developer
6 15 (12.10%) Applications Support
7 13 (10.48%) Java Developer
7 13 (10.48%) Senior Developer
8 12 (9.68%) C++ Developer
9 11 (8.87%) DB2 Support
9 11 (8.87%) Mainframe Support
9 11 (8.87%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.65%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
11 6 (4.84%) Applications Developer
11 6 (4.84%) C++ Applications Developer
12 5 (4.03%) C# Developer
12 5 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (4.03%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (4.03%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.29%) XML
2 10 (8.06%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (5.65%) SOAP
3 7 (5.65%) Web Services
4 6 (4.84%) HTML
4 6 (4.84%) RESTful
4 6 (4.84%) Spring
5 4 (3.23%) Ext JS
5 4 (3.23%) FIXML
5 4 (3.23%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.23%) J2EE
5 4 (3.23%) JSP
6 2 (1.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (1.61%) RAML
6 2 (1.61%) STL
6 2 (1.61%) Swagger
6 2 (1.61%) XSLT
6 2 (1.61%) YAML
7 1 (0.81%) HTML5
7 1 (0.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.13%) Fixed Income
2 19 (15.32%) Market Risk
3 18 (14.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (8.87%) Data Centre
5 11 (8.87%) Grid Computing
5 11 (8.87%) Mainframe
5 11 (8.87%) Mobile App
5 11 (8.87%) Mobile Banking
6 9 (7.26%) Derivative
6 9 (7.26%) Equities
7 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.61%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.61%) Pricing Data
8 2 (1.61%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.81%) Clustering
9 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.48%) Unix
2 12 (9.68%) Windows
3 11 (8.87%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.65%) Linux
5 2 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.81%) Solaris
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (20.16%) User Acceptance Testing
4 24 (19.35%) Asset Management
5 23 (18.55%) Business Analysis
6 20 (16.13%) OO
7 19 (15.32%) Change Management
7 19 (15.32%) Risk Management
8 14 (11.29%) Investment Management
8 14 (11.29%) Low Latency
9 13 (10.48%) Front End Development
10 12 (9.68%) Data Analysis
10 12 (9.68%) Data Modelling
10 12 (9.68%) Wealth Management
11 11 (8.87%) Electronic Trading
11 11 (8.87%) High Availability
11 11 (8.87%) Incident Management
11 11 (8.87%) People Management
11 11 (8.87%) Problem Management
11 11 (8.87%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (50.00%) Java
2 33 (26.61%) SQL
3 22 (17.74%) C++
4 21 (16.94%) Python
5 19 (15.32%) C#
6 6 (4.84%) Perl
6 6 (4.84%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.23%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.61%) VBA
9 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.81%) Scala
9 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (12.90%) Degree
2 3 (2.42%) IIBA
3 1 (0.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) QA
1 4 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.81%) HDFS
1 1 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (0.81%) Veritas File System
1 1 (0.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.23%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (23.39%) Oracle
2 18 (14.52%) Sybase
3 13 (10.48%) Bloomberg
3 13 (10.48%) Charles River
3 13 (10.48%) Reuters
4 11 (8.87%) Calypso
4 11 (8.87%) Fidessa
4 11 (8.87%) HP
4 11 (8.87%) IBM
4 11 (8.87%) Linedata
5 4 (3.23%) Splunk
6 2 (1.61%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.61%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.81%) Citrix
7 1 (0.81%) Cognos
7 1 (0.81%) Informatica
7 1 (0.81%) Perforce
7 1 (0.81%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.81%) Veritas
7 1 (0.81%) VMware
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