The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Investment Banking
UK
Rank 270 233 220
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -13
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 989 1394 1558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.18% 1.41% 1.50%
As % of the General category 2.85% 3.21% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 803 1032 1325
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%

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

General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
34719 43432 45266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.30% 43.86% 43.62%
Number of salaries quoted 28003 35383 36318
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,791 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Investment Banking as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Investment Banking
Salary Trend

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

Investment Banking Salary Trend in the UK

Investment Banking
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Investment Banking over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 within the UK.

Investment Banking Salary Histogram in the UK

Investment Banking
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -30 961 £67,500 - 104
London -13 917 £67,500 - 96
City of London -68 123 £70,000 +3.70% 37
Scotland -7 27 £70,000 +24.44% 1
Glasgow +20 26 £70,000 +24.44%
Canary Wharf -13 18 £95,000 +22.58%
South East +59 14 £47,500 +72.72% 4
South West -46 10 £50,000 +11.11% 2
North West -27 9 £52,500 +87.50% 1
East Midlands +13 8 £55,000 -21.42%
Cheshire +14 7 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Berkshire +49 6 £47,500 -52.50% 1
Bournemouth -20 6 - - 2
Dorset -26 6 - - 2
Docklands, London - 6 £45,000 -
Reading +38 5 £47,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +2 5 £55,000 -31.25%
Nottingham - 5 £55,000 -
Bristol +2 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Northampton +16 3 - -
Northamptonshire +9 3 - -
Croydon +8 3 £70,000 +61.84%
Morden - 3 £57,500 - 3
Milton Keynes +20 2 £36,250 +31.81%
Buckinghamshire +20 2 £36,250 +31.81%
West Midlands -1 2 £41,000 -21.15%
Birmingham -2 2 £41,000 -21.15%
Manchester -21 2 £51,750 -
Mitcham - 2 £55,000 - 2
Surrey +39 1 £50,000 -13.04% 3

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 2128 (100.00%) Banking
2 1467 (68.94%) Finance
3 693 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
4 688 (32.33%) Java
5 603 (28.34%) SQL
6 480 (22.56%) C#
7 401 (18.84%) Degree
8 366 (17.20%) Unix
9 357 (16.78%) SQL Server
10 334 (15.70%) .NET
11 313 (14.71%) Front Office
12 294 (13.82%) Equities
13 292 (13.72%) Derivative
14 291 (13.67%) Linux
15 278 (13.06%) SDLC
16 253 (11.89%) JavaScript
17 250 (11.75%) Fixed Income
18 248 (11.65%) Oracle
19 245 (11.51%) Python
20 241 (11.33%) HTML
21 233 (10.95%) Microsoft
22 230 (10.81%) Analytics
23 222 (10.43%) Windows
24 211 (9.92%) C++
25 209 (9.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 204 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
27 199 (9.35%) OO
28 187 (8.79%) TDD
29 184 (8.65%) Multithreading
30 179 (8.41%) Computer Science

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills 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 91 (4.28%) Apache Spark
2 80 (3.76%) WebSphere
3 50 (2.35%) Apache
4 47 (2.21%) SharePoint
5 46 (2.16%) IIS
6 45 (2.11%) Tomcat
7 32 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
8 30 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 28 (1.32%) Confluence
10 26 (1.22%) MQSeries
11 22 (1.03%) Oracle Coherence
12 20 (0.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 16 (0.75%) MS Exchange
13 16 (0.75%) WebLogic
14 13 (0.61%) SAS
15 12 (0.56%) Mule
15 12 (0.56%) Mule ESB
16 10 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
17 9 (0.42%) GlassFish
17 9 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 127 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 36 (1.69%) MS Office
3 17 (0.80%) MS Project
4 16 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (0.75%) Photoshop
5 10 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.19%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.094%) InVision
7 2 (0.094%) SPSS
8 1 (0.047%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (0.89%) RMDS
2 18 (0.85%) Markit EDM
2 18 (0.85%) Summit
3 13 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.23%) Advent Geneva
4 5 (0.23%) Temenos T24
5 4 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
5 4 (0.19%) FLEXCUBE
5 4 (0.19%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.19%) SunGard APT
6 3 (0.14%) Front Arena
6 3 (0.14%) Kondor
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.14%) Orchestrade
7 2 (0.094%) Algo Collateral
7 2 (0.094%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 2 (0.094%) EQXanite
7 2 (0.094%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.094%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 46 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (0.66%) Google Compute Engine
5 12 (0.56%) GitHub
6 7 (0.33%) IaaS
7 5 (0.23%) Office 365
8 4 (0.19%) PaaS
8 4 (0.19%) SaaS
9 3 (0.14%) Bluemix
9 3 (0.14%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.094%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.047%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.047%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.047%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.02%) Firewall
2 41 (1.93%) LAN
3 39 (1.83%) WAN
4 37 (1.74%) TCP/IP
4 37 (1.74%) VPN
5 34 (1.60%) Multicast
6 29 (1.36%) Network Security
7 27 (1.27%) BGP
8 26 (1.22%) HTTP
8 26 (1.22%) SAN
9 25 (1.17%) MPLS
9 25 (1.17%) SSL
10 24 (1.13%) Wireless
11 22 (1.03%) OSPF
12 21 (0.99%) Kerberos
13 20 (0.94%) NAS
14 18 (0.85%) IPsec
14 18 (0.85%) iSCSI
14 18 (0.85%) VLAN
15 17 (0.80%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (16.78%) SQL Server
2 147 (6.91%) Hadoop
3 142 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 106 (4.98%) Big Data
5 103 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
6 70 (3.29%) NoSQL
7 60 (2.82%) RDBMS
7 60 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 59 (2.77%) HBase
9 45 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 43 (2.02%) Apache Hive
11 39 (1.83%) QlikView
12 37 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
13 33 (1.55%) Impala
13 33 (1.55%) Oracle Database
14 25 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
14 25 (1.17%) DB2
14 25 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
15 24 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 23 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 102 (4.79%) JIRA
2 76 (3.57%) Subversion
3 65 (3.05%) Maven
4 54 (2.54%) Jenkins
5 52 (2.44%) JUnit
6 51 (2.40%) Selenium
7 42 (1.97%) Git (software)
8 31 (1.46%) Mockito
9 27 (1.27%) Cucumber
9 27 (1.27%) Moq
9 27 (1.27%) MSTest
9 27 (1.27%) NUnit
9 27 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
10 21 (0.99%) Visual Studio
11 19 (0.89%) TeamCity
12 18 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (0.80%) WebDriver
14 16 (0.75%) Grunt
14 16 (0.75%) Mocha
15 13 (0.61%) gulp
General
1 2128 (100.00%) Banking
2 1467 (68.94%) Finance
3 313 (14.71%) Front Office
4 118 (5.55%) Financial Institution
5 114 (5.36%) Retail
6 112 (5.26%) Back Office
7 60 (2.82%) Legal
7 60 (2.82%) Retail Banking
8 55 (2.58%) Corporate Banking
9 47 (2.21%) Private Banking
10 43 (2.02%) Telecoms
11 22 (1.03%) Marketing
12 19 (0.89%) Advertising
12 19 (0.89%) Games
13 10 (0.47%) General Ledger
14 9 (0.42%) French Language
14 9 (0.42%) Online Betting
15 8 (0.38%) Law
16 7 (0.33%) Prime Brokerage
16 7 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 948 (44.55%) Developer
2 446 (20.96%) Analyst
3 365 (17.15%) Java Developer
4 264 (12.41%) Business Analyst
5 256 (12.03%) C# Developer
6 155 (7.28%) Banking Analyst
7 149 (7.00%) .NET Developer
8 135 (6.34%) Senior Developer
9 133 (6.25%) Architect
10 123 (5.78%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
11 120 (5.64%) Investment Banking Java Developer
12 109 (5.12%) Consultant
13 102 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
14 93 (4.37%) SQL Developer
15 89 (4.18%) Project Manager
16 81 (3.81%) Junior
17 77 (3.62%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
18 59 (2.77%) Senior Java Developer
19 57 (2.68%) ASP.NET Developer
19 57 (2.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (15.70%) .NET
2 241 (11.33%) HTML
3 167 (7.85%) WPF
4 149 (7.00%) ASP.NET
4 149 (7.00%) HTML5
5 136 (6.39%) AngularJS
6 122 (5.73%) CSS
7 117 (5.50%) WCF
7 117 (5.50%) XML
8 102 (4.79%) Middleware
9 97 (4.56%) .NET Framework
10 92 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 70 (3.29%) Spring
12 69 (3.24%) XSLT
13 68 (3.20%) REST
14 60 (2.82%) FIX Protocol
15 56 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 55 (2.58%) JMS
17 53 (2.49%) WebSphere MQ
18 46 (2.16%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 294 (13.82%) Equities
2 292 (13.72%) Derivative
3 250 (11.75%) Fixed Income
4 209 (9.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 204 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
6 179 (8.41%) Computer Science
7 166 (7.80%) Fintech
8 88 (4.14%) Management Information System
9 86 (4.04%) Visualisation
10 77 (3.62%) Hedge funds
11 74 (3.48%) Mathematics
11 74 (3.48%) OTC Derivatives
12 68 (3.20%) Market Risk
13 67 (3.15%) Credit Risk
14 65 (3.05%) Data Centre
15 62 (2.91%) Tandem
16 52 (2.44%) Algorithms
17 51 (2.40%) User Experience
18 45 (2.11%) Data Integration
18 45 (2.11%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 366 (17.20%) Unix
2 291 (13.67%) Linux
3 222 (10.43%) Windows
4 39 (1.83%) Solaris
5 37 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 30 (1.41%) Windows Server
7 19 (0.89%) Android
7 19 (0.89%) Apple iOS
8 18 (0.85%) Windows 7
9 15 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (0.28%) AIX
12 5 (0.23%) SUSE
12 5 (0.23%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.23%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.19%) HPUX
14 3 (0.14%) CentOS
14 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.094%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 693 (32.57%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (13.06%) SDLC
3 230 (10.81%) Analytics
4 199 (9.35%) OO
5 187 (8.79%) TDD
6 184 (8.65%) Multithreading
7 178 (8.36%) Business Analysis
8 175 (8.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 173 (8.13%) Scrum
10 166 (7.80%) Project Management
11 157 (7.38%) Risk Management
12 156 (7.33%) MVC
13 151 (7.10%) Asset Management
14 150 (7.05%) Wealth Management
15 119 (5.59%) Low Latency
16 114 (5.36%) Software Engineering
17 109 (5.12%) Continuous Integration
18 106 (4.98%) Electronic Trading
19 100 (4.70%) Data Management
20 99 (4.65%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 688 (32.33%) Java
2 603 (28.34%) SQL
3 480 (22.56%) C#
4 253 (11.89%) JavaScript
5 245 (11.51%) Python
6 211 (9.92%) C++
7 161 (7.57%) Scala
8 117 (5.50%) Perl
9 79 (3.71%) Shell Script
10 71 (3.34%) C
11 62 (2.91%) T-SQL
12 54 (2.54%) PL/SQL
13 43 (2.02%) Bash Shell
14 37 (1.74%) VBA
15 35 (1.64%) Haskell
16 27 (1.27%) ES6
16 27 (1.27%) TypeScript
17 26 (1.22%) PowerShell
18 23 (1.08%) Ruby
19 19 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 401 (18.84%) Degree
2 38 (1.79%) CISSP
3 35 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (1.32%) CCNP
5 24 (1.13%) CISA
5 24 (1.13%) CISM
5 24 (1.13%) ISEB
6 19 (0.89%) PMI Certification
7 18 (0.85%) CCIE
7 18 (0.85%) CFA
8 17 (0.80%) CCNA
8 17 (0.80%) ISTQB
9 15 (0.70%) CRISC
10 11 (0.52%) ACCA
11 10 (0.47%) Postgraduate
12 9 (0.42%) MCSE
12 9 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (0.28%) CCSE
13 6 (0.28%) GIAC
13 6 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (5.55%) MiFID
2 92 (4.32%) QA
3 38 (1.79%) EMIR
4 26 (1.22%) Data Quality
5 24 (1.13%) Dodd-Frank
6 18 (0.85%) FATCA
7 15 (0.70%) IFRS
8 14 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (0.56%) COBIT
10 10 (0.47%) COREP
10 10 (0.47%) FINREP
11 9 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (0.33%) Solvency II
13 6 (0.28%) SLA
14 5 (0.23%) SDET
15 3 (0.14%) Basel III
15 3 (0.14%) CRD IV
15 3 (0.14%) IFRS 9
16 2 (0.094%) AIFMD
16 2 (0.094%) UCITS
System Software
1 39 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 32 (1.50%) Docker
3 27 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (1.03%) NFS
5 21 (0.99%) Hyper-V
6 20 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
7 17 (0.80%) KVM
7 17 (0.80%) SRDF
7 17 (0.80%) Xen
8 8 (0.38%) XenApp
9 7 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.23%) Firmware
10 5 (0.23%) HDFS
10 5 (0.23%) vSphere
11 4 (0.19%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.14%) NDS
12 3 (0.14%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 3 (0.14%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.094%) GridGain
13 2 (0.094%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (1.60%) Control-M
2 31 (1.46%) Ansible
3 22 (1.03%) Puppet
4 16 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
7 8 (0.38%) SCCM
7 8 (0.38%) SCOM
8 5 (0.23%) FortiGate
8 5 (0.23%) Oozie
9 4 (0.19%) Endace
10 3 (0.14%) Ambari
10 3 (0.14%) Kibana
10 3 (0.14%) logstash
10 3 (0.14%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.14%) Nagios
10 3 (0.14%) OpenView
11 2 (0.094%) CSIRT
12 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.047%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 248 (11.65%) Oracle
2 233 (10.95%) Microsoft
3 120 (5.64%) Sybase
4 102 (4.79%) IBM
5 74 (3.48%) Murex
6 54 (2.54%) Cisco
7 50 (2.35%) Calypso
8 39 (1.83%) VMware
9 38 (1.79%) Informatica
9 38 (1.79%) Red Hat
9 38 (1.79%) TIBCO
10 32 (1.50%) Charles River
11 26 (1.22%) Bloomberg
11 26 (1.22%) HP
12 25 (1.17%) Juniper
13 24 (1.13%) Solace
14 23 (1.08%) F5
14 23 (1.08%) Reuters
15 22 (1.03%) SAP
16 21 (0.99%) NetApp
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + range of benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 42 minutes ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Training
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Competitive + Bens
Posted: 26 minutes ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 41 minutes ago
East London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 minutes ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Competitive + Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Ben
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £95000 per annum + Benefit
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus,Pension and Insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago