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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 176 115 117
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +2
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 1893 2576 2734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.64% 2.40% 2.34%
As % of the General category 3.74% 5.33% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1589 2053 2283
Average salary £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £54,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+9.00% +5.26%

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
50630 48308 52561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.80% 44.99% 44.90%
Number of salaries quoted 38966 38211 43869
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
England -62 1769 £66,000 -5.71% 285
London -21 1674 £67,500 -3.57% 272
City of London -20 594 £65,000 - 137
Scotland -12 112 £57,500 +9.52% 12
Glasgow 0 81 £57,500 +4.54% 8
South East -40 42 £50,000 -16.66% 5
Surrey -20 36 £50,000 -20.00% 3
Birmingham -19 30 £52,500 +10.52% 5
West Midlands -22 30 £52,500 +10.52% 6
Stirling -6 18 £45,000 -6.25% 3
Guildford - 15 £62,500 -
Edinburgh -34 12 £53,750 +2.38% 1
South West -48 9 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Docklands, London -17 8 £85,000 +9.67% 3
North West -21 8 £57,500 +22.34% 1
Dorset -28 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Manchester -6 5 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Canary Wharf -15 3 £100,000 +17.64%
West Yorkshire -36 3 £80,000 +107.79%
Yorkshire -58 3 £80,000 +107.79%
Berkshire - 3 £65,000 - 1
Merseyside - 3 £50,000 -
Liverpool - 3 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Bristol 0 2 £80,000 +10.34% 1
Belfast -2 2 £35,000 -22.22% 2
County Antrim -3 2 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Northern Ireland -5 2 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Bromley -20 2 £31,125 -58.50%
Basingstoke - 2 £43,750 - 1

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 4020 (100.00%) Banking
2 2458 (61.14%) Finance
3 1185 (29.48%) SQL
4 1159 (28.83%) Java
5 836 (20.80%) Front Office
6 744 (18.51%) C#
7 735 (18.28%) Degree
8 674 (16.77%) UNIX
9 635 (15.80%) SQL Server
10 616 (15.32%) .NET
11 611 (15.20%) Oracle
12 568 (14.13%) Derivative
13 545 (13.56%) C++
14 516 (12.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 500 (12.44%) Equities
16 475 (11.82%) Linux
17 455 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
18 429 (10.67%) Windows
19 418 (10.40%) Project Management
20 413 (10.27%) Microsoft
21 407 (10.12%) Fixed Income
22 367 (9.13%) Multithreading
23 358 (8.91%) Risk Management
24 355 (8.83%) OO
25 340 (8.46%) TDD
26 319 (7.94%) Business Analysis
27 300 (7.46%) Computer Science
28 274 (6.82%) WPF
28 274 (6.82%) Low Latency
29 273 (6.79%) MS Excel

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 117 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 85 (2.11%) WebLogic
3 74 (1.84%) MS Exchange
4 59 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 56 (1.39%) MQSeries
6 51 (1.27%) IIS
7 46 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
8 43 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
9 38 (0.95%) TIBCO EMS
10 36 (0.90%) SAS
11 35 (0.87%) WebSphere
12 34 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
13 31 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
14 27 (0.67%) Tomcat
15 23 (0.57%) Apache
16 19 (0.47%) Confluence
17 18 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
18 17 (0.42%) Node.js
18 17 (0.42%) GemFire
19 12 (0.30%) Lync
Applications
1 273 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 154 (3.83%) MS Office
3 106 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 64 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 60 (1.49%) MS Project
6 19 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.25%) SPSS
8 6 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.12%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.100%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.050%) Stata
11 2 (0.050%) Mathematica
11 2 (0.050%) Mingle
12 1 (0.025%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 28 (0.70%) Summit
2 23 (0.57%) Kondor+
3 22 (0.55%) Markit EDM
4 16 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
5 15 (0.37%) TIBCO iProcess
6 8 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.20%) Adaptiv
6 8 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
7 6 (0.15%) Eikon
7 6 (0.15%) Rolfe and Nolan
8 5 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
8 5 (0.12%) RMDS
9 4 (0.100%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.100%) Front Arena
9 4 (0.100%) Dynamics CRM
9 4 (0.100%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 3 (0.075%) ION MarketView
10 3 (0.075%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.075%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.12%) GitHub
2 3 (0.075%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.025%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.025%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (2.19%) Firewall
2 55 (1.37%) SAN
3 45 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 41 (1.02%) BGP
5 38 (0.95%) EIGRP
6 35 (0.87%) DNS
7 30 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (0.62%) DHCP
9 22 (0.55%) FTP
10 19 (0.47%) Multicast
11 16 (0.40%) WAN
11 16 (0.40%) LAN
11 16 (0.40%) Internet
12 15 (0.37%) LDAP
13 13 (0.32%) HTTP
13 13 (0.32%) Intranet
13 13 (0.32%) OSPF
14 11 (0.27%) MPLS
14 11 (0.27%) NAS
15 9 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 635 (15.80%) SQL Server
2 257 (6.39%) Data Warehouse
3 160 (3.98%) Relational Database
4 158 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 125 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 98 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 98 (2.44%) Oracle Database
7 92 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 81 (2.01%) QlikView
9 66 (1.64%) Data Mining
10 65 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
11 64 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
12 63 (1.57%) Big Data
13 61 (1.52%) OLAP
14 53 (1.32%) RDBMS
15 52 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 49 (1.22%) KDB
17 48 (1.19%) Hadoop
18 42 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
19 37 (0.92%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 114 (2.84%) Subversion
2 106 (2.64%) JUnit
3 91 (2.26%) Maven
4 87 (2.16%) QuickTest Pro
5 86 (2.14%) JIRA
6 53 (1.32%) Selenium
7 45 (1.12%) Eclipse
8 42 (1.04%) NUnit
8 42 (1.04%) MSTest
9 39 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
10 38 (0.95%) TeamCity
11 37 (0.92%) Moq
12 31 (0.77%) Git (software)
13 29 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
13 29 (0.72%) Visual Studio
14 28 (0.70%) LoadRunner
15 26 (0.65%) FitNesse
16 24 (0.60%) Cucumber
17 22 (0.55%) Jenkins
17 22 (0.55%) Toad
General
1 4020 (100.00%) Banking
2 2458 (61.14%) Finance
3 836 (20.80%) Front Office
4 266 (6.62%) Back Office
5 250 (6.22%) Retail
6 202 (5.02%) Financial Institution
7 129 (3.21%) Legal
8 118 (2.94%) Retail Banking
9 115 (2.86%) Telecoms
10 68 (1.69%) Marketing
11 58 (1.44%) Corporate Banking
12 36 (0.90%) Private Banking
13 29 (0.72%) International Banking
14 17 (0.42%) Law
14 17 (0.42%) Advertising
15 16 (0.40%) General Ledger
16 14 (0.35%) Games
17 12 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
17 12 (0.30%) French Language
18 8 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1588 (39.50%) Developer
2 985 (24.50%) Analyst
3 595 (14.80%) Java Developer
4 566 (14.08%) Business Analyst
5 284 (7.06%) C# Developer
6 230 (5.72%) Project Manager
7 225 (5.60%) .NET Developer
8 219 (5.45%) Senior Developer
9 200 (4.98%) Banking Business Analyst
10 182 (4.53%) Architect
11 178 (4.43%) Support Analyst
12 154 (3.83%) C++ Developer
13 152 (3.78%) Applications Support
14 144 (3.58%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 142 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
16 117 (2.91%) Senior Java Developer
17 116 (2.89%) Consultant
18 112 (2.79%) Programmer
19 94 (2.34%) SQL Developer
20 91 (2.26%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 616 (15.32%) .NET
2 274 (6.82%) WPF
3 228 (5.67%) ASP.NET
4 223 (5.55%) HTML
5 209 (5.20%) Spring
6 184 (4.58%) XML
7 180 (4.48%) J2EE
8 164 (4.08%) WCF
9 123 (3.06%) Middleware
10 114 (2.84%) .NET Framework
10 114 (2.84%) Java EE
11 112 (2.79%) CSS
11 112 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 103 (2.56%) HTML5
13 95 (2.36%) WinForms
14 86 (2.14%) Web Services
15 77 (1.92%) Hibernate
16 72 (1.79%) JMS
17 57 (1.42%) J2SE
18 55 (1.37%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 568 (14.13%) Derivative
2 516 (12.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 500 (12.44%) Equities
4 407 (10.12%) Fixed Income
5 300 (7.46%) Computer Science
6 231 (5.75%) Market Risk
7 205 (5.10%) Credit Risk
8 171 (4.25%) Mathematics
9 166 (4.13%) Reference Data
10 140 (3.48%) Hedge funds
11 93 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
12 85 (2.11%) Open Source
13 78 (1.94%) Physics
14 58 (1.44%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 58 (1.44%) Blackberry
15 56 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
16 53 (1.32%) Tandem
16 53 (1.32%) Grid Computing
17 44 (1.09%) Management Information System
18 41 (1.02%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 674 (16.77%) UNIX
2 475 (11.82%) Linux
3 429 (10.67%) Windows
4 63 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (1.42%) Solaris
6 56 (1.39%) Windows XP
7 43 (1.07%) Windows 7
8 35 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (0.50%) NetWare
10 15 (0.37%) AIX
11 12 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
12 10 (0.25%) HPUX
13 9 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.15%) Android
16 4 (0.100%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.075%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.075%) Windows 8
18 1 (0.025%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.025%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
2 418 (10.40%) Project Management
3 367 (9.13%) Multithreading
4 358 (8.91%) Risk Management
5 355 (8.83%) OO
6 340 (8.46%) TDD
7 319 (7.94%) Business Analysis
8 274 (6.82%) Low Latency
9 267 (6.64%) Scrum
10 259 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 257 (6.39%) Asset Management
12 219 (5.45%) Investment Management
13 218 (5.42%) User Acceptance Testing
14 215 (5.35%) Software Engineering
15 203 (5.05%) MVC
16 191 (4.75%) Data Modelling
17 185 (4.60%) ETL
17 185 (4.60%) Mentoring
18 180 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
19 177 (4.40%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1185 (29.48%) SQL
2 1159 (28.83%) Java
3 744 (18.51%) C#
4 545 (13.56%) C++
5 244 (6.07%) Python
6 243 (6.04%) Perl
7 235 (5.85%) JavaScript
8 117 (2.91%) C
9 116 (2.89%) PL/SQL
10 104 (2.59%) Shell Script
11 102 (2.54%) VBA
12 79 (1.97%) T-SQL
13 47 (1.17%) Ruby
14 44 (1.09%) VB
15 43 (1.07%) PowerShell
16 40 (1.00%) Scala
17 36 (0.90%) Bash Shell
18 26 (0.65%) Groovy
18 26 (0.65%) VBScript
19 14 (0.35%) VC++
Qualifications
1 735 (18.28%) Degree
2 69 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
3 66 (1.64%) PMI Certification
4 61 (1.52%) ISEB
5 60 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 46 (1.14%) CCNP
6 46 (1.14%) PMP
7 35 (0.87%) CCIE
7 35 (0.87%) MCP
8 30 (0.75%) MCAD
8 30 (0.75%) MCSD
8 30 (0.75%) MCTS
9 25 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 23 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (0.47%) ISTQB
12 18 (0.45%) CCNA
13 15 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 11 (0.27%) CISSP
14 11 (0.27%) CISA
15 9 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 250 (6.22%) QA
2 71 (1.77%) EMIR
2 71 (1.77%) Dodd-Frank
3 56 (1.39%) Basel III
4 44 (1.09%) SLA
5 41 (1.02%) FATCA
6 37 (0.92%) MiFID
7 30 (0.75%) Solvency II
8 26 (0.65%) Basel II
9 24 (0.60%) COREP
10 21 (0.52%) Data Quality
11 19 (0.47%) CRD IV
12 16 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 14 (0.35%) FINREP
14 8 (0.20%) COBIT
15 6 (0.15%) ISO 9001
16 4 (0.100%) AIFMD
17 3 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 2 (0.050%) P3O
19 1 (0.025%) COSO
System Software
1 131 (3.26%) Active Directory
2 56 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (0.82%) Oracle RAC
4 18 (0.45%) vSphere
5 13 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
6 12 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
7 9 (0.22%) NFS
7 9 (0.22%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.20%) XenApp
9 5 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 5 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.100%) HDFS
10 4 (0.100%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.100%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.075%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.075%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.050%) Samba
12 2 (0.050%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.050%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 51 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 29 (0.72%) Control-M
3 22 (0.55%) SCCM
4 18 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
5 15 (0.37%) Data Guard
6 13 (0.32%) NetBackup
7 12 (0.30%) SCOM
8 11 (0.27%) Nagios
9 9 (0.22%) Tivoli
9 9 (0.22%) WSUS
10 7 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (0.12%) Puppet
11 5 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.100%) Cobbler
12 4 (0.100%) CFEngine
12 4 (0.100%) Ganglia
13 3 (0.075%) Backup Exec
13 3 (0.075%) BladeLogic
13 3 (0.075%) HP SIM
14 2 (0.050%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 611 (15.20%) Oracle
2 413 (10.27%) Microsoft
3 213 (5.30%) Sybase
4 124 (3.08%) TIBCO
5 104 (2.59%) Business Objects
6 87 (2.16%) Bloomberg
7 84 (2.09%) Murex
8 82 (2.04%) Cisco
9 76 (1.89%) VMware
10 73 (1.82%) HP
11 70 (1.74%) Calypso
12 68 (1.69%) Citrix
13 66 (1.64%) Informatica
14 64 (1.59%) Reuters
15 59 (1.47%) IBM
16 57 (1.42%) JBoss
17 50 (1.24%) Juniper
18 46 (1.14%) SAP
19 42 (1.04%) Fidessa
19 42 (1.04%) F5
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