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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 201 143 145
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +2
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 1528 2093 2216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.47% 2.01% 2.01%
As % of the General category 3.37% 4.58% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1293 1732 1893
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £92,500 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%

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
45390 45673 47812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.59% 43.80% 43.29%
Number of salaries quoted 36443 35407 39516
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £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 28 January 2015 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 28 January 2015. 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 -58 1447 £65,500 +0.76% 265
London -22 1396 £67,500 -3.57% 240
City of London -8 468 £70,000 +3.70% 99
Scotland +20 71 £55,000 -4.34% 6
Glasgow +14 53 £55,000 -2.22% 3
South East -91 30 £65,000 +30.00% 5
Surrey -59 23 £65,000 +30.00% 5
Docklands, London -5 14 £100,000 +37.93% 5
Guildford -11 13 £65,000 +30.00% 4
Edinburgh +10 9 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Stirling -5 9 - - 1
South West -20 9 £53,750 -20.37% 7
Dorset -25 8 £52,500 -22.22% 1
West Midlands -37 7 £48,750 -7.14% 3
Birmingham -39 7 £48,750 -7.14% 3
Canary Wharf +6 6 £82,500 -8.33%
Reading -7 5 £33,750 -10.00%
Berkshire -12 5 £33,750 -10.00%
Bournemouth -19 5 £65,000 -3.70%
Cardiff - 5 £40,000 - 2
Wales - 5 £40,000 - 2
South Wales - 5 £40,000 - 2
East of England -11 3 £33,500 -21.17% 1
Essex - 2 £33,500 -
Northern Ireland +17 1 £28,000 -25.33% 3
Belfast +16 1 £28,000 -25.33% 2
County Antrim +14 1 £28,000 -25.33% 2
Cambridge -2 1 £21,000 -58.00%
Cambridgeshire -4 1 £21,000 -58.00%
Manchester -12 1 £47,500 -5.00% 5

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 3329 (100.00%) Banking
2 2051 (61.61%) Finance
3 1008 (30.28%) SQL
4 897 (26.95%) Java
5 781 (23.46%) Front Office
6 684 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
7 681 (20.46%) C#
8 577 (17.33%) UNIX
9 554 (16.64%) Oracle
10 515 (15.47%) Degree
11 507 (15.23%) .NET
12 482 (14.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 459 (13.79%) SQL Server
14 421 (12.65%) C++
15 406 (12.20%) Derivative
16 390 (11.72%) Windows
17 387 (11.63%) OO
18 378 (11.35%) Linux
19 369 (11.08%) Fixed Income
20 355 (10.66%) Microsoft
21 336 (10.09%) Project Management
22 333 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
23 322 (9.67%) Equities
24 287 (8.62%) Multithreading
25 261 (7.84%) JavaScript
26 257 (7.72%) Scrum
27 244 (7.33%) Retail
28 228 (6.85%) MS Excel
29 223 (6.70%) Back Office
30 222 (6.67%) WCF

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 92 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 70 (2.10%) WebLogic
3 54 (1.62%) MS Exchange
4 53 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 43 (1.29%) Apache
6 35 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 29 (0.87%) JBoss
8 28 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
8 28 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
8 28 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
9 27 (0.81%) MQSeries
10 26 (0.78%) TIBCO EMS
10 26 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
11 24 (0.72%) SAS
12 22 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 21 (0.63%) WebSphere
14 20 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
15 17 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
15 17 (0.51%) IIS
16 16 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 228 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 87 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 86 (2.58%) MS Office
4 68 (2.04%) MS Visio
5 41 (1.23%) MS Project
6 8 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.21%) SPSS
8 4 (0.12%) Mingle
9 3 (0.090%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.090%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.060%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.030%) LaTeX
11 1 (0.030%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 25 (0.75%) ION MarketView
2 18 (0.54%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 15 (0.45%) TIBCO iProcess
4 14 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
5 12 (0.36%) Summit
5 12 (0.36%) Kondor+
6 11 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
6 11 (0.33%) Temenos T24
6 11 (0.33%) Finacle
7 9 (0.27%) Eikon
7 9 (0.27%) Oracle General Ledger
8 8 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
9 6 (0.18%) Markit EDM
9 6 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
9 6 (0.18%) Global One
9 6 (0.18%) Endur
9 6 (0.18%) RMDS
10 5 (0.15%) Algo Collateral
10 5 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.090%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.12%) GitHub
2 4 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
2 4 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.060%) Office 365
4 1 (0.030%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.030%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.030%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.030%) SaaS
4 1 (0.030%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (2.46%) Firewall
2 55 (1.65%) LAN
3 51 (1.53%) TCP/IP
4 50 (1.50%) WAN
5 42 (1.26%) SAN
6 34 (1.02%) DNS
7 30 (0.90%) Multicast
8 28 (0.84%) VoIP
9 26 (0.78%) VPN
9 26 (0.78%) Wireless
10 25 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
11 23 (0.69%) DHCP
11 23 (0.69%) EIGRP
11 23 (0.69%) BGP
12 22 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
12 22 (0.66%) Network Security
13 21 (0.63%) MPLS
14 19 (0.57%) IP Telephony
15 18 (0.54%) OSPF
16 17 (0.51%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 459 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 168 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
3 128 (3.84%) Relational Database
4 89 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 82 (2.46%) Oracle Database
6 76 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 71 (2.13%) RDBMS
8 67 (2.01%) Big Data
9 66 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 44 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 43 (1.29%) NoSQL
11 43 (1.29%) QlikView
12 38 (1.14%) DB2
12 38 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
13 36 (1.08%) Hadoop
14 31 (0.93%) Data Mining
15 30 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
16 27 (0.81%) MySQL
17 22 (0.66%) MongoDB
18 21 (0.63%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 89 (2.67%) Subversion
2 69 (2.07%) JIRA
3 64 (1.92%) Maven
4 54 (1.62%) JUnit
5 51 (1.53%) Eclipse
6 48 (1.44%) TeamCity
7 45 (1.35%) Jenkins
8 44 (1.32%) NUnit
9 42 (1.26%) Git (software)
10 31 (0.93%) Visual Studio
11 29 (0.87%) SpecFlow
12 28 (0.84%) MSTest
12 28 (0.84%) Selenium
13 27 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
14 26 (0.78%) Moq
15 19 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (0.51%) Hudson
17 16 (0.48%) QuickTest Pro
17 16 (0.48%) CruiseControl
18 15 (0.45%) Cucumber
General
1 3329 (100.00%) Banking
2 2051 (61.61%) Finance
3 781 (23.46%) Front Office
4 244 (7.33%) Retail
5 223 (6.70%) Back Office
6 165 (4.96%) Financial Institution
7 140 (4.21%) Retail Banking
8 109 (3.27%) Legal
9 104 (3.12%) Telecoms
10 59 (1.77%) Private Banking
11 43 (1.29%) Corporate Banking
12 39 (1.17%) Marketing
13 17 (0.51%) Aerospace
14 16 (0.48%) Automotive
15 15 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
16 12 (0.36%) International Banking
17 11 (0.33%) Law
17 11 (0.33%) Games
18 10 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
19 9 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1258 (37.79%) Developer
2 749 (22.50%) Analyst
3 407 (12.23%) Java Developer
4 373 (11.20%) Business Analyst
5 262 (7.87%) C# Developer
6 226 (6.79%) Support Analyst
7 212 (6.37%) Architect
8 207 (6.22%) Applications Support
9 179 (5.38%) Senior Developer
10 173 (5.20%) Project Manager
11 155 (4.66%) .NET Developer
12 130 (3.91%) C++ Developer
13 123 (3.69%) Banking Business Analyst
14 122 (3.66%) Consultant
15 112 (3.36%) C# .NET Developer
16 88 (2.64%) Senior Java Developer
17 84 (2.52%) Applications Support Analyst
18 75 (2.25%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
19 74 (2.22%) Team Leader
20 69 (2.07%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 507 (15.23%) .NET
2 222 (6.67%) WCF
3 213 (6.40%) Spring
4 210 (6.31%) WPF
4 210 (6.31%) HTML
5 209 (6.28%) ASP.NET
6 193 (5.80%) XML
7 124 (3.72%) J2EE
8 122 (3.66%) Web Services
9 117 (3.51%) .NET Framework
10 107 (3.21%) Middleware
11 102 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 101 (3.03%) HTML5
12 101 (3.03%) Hibernate
13 89 (2.67%) FIX Protocol
14 82 (2.46%) CSS
15 65 (1.95%) REST
16 57 (1.71%) AngularJS
17 55 (1.65%) jQuery
17 55 (1.65%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 482 (14.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 406 (12.20%) Derivative
3 369 (11.08%) Fixed Income
4 333 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 322 (9.67%) Equities
6 219 (6.58%) Computer Science
7 144 (4.33%) Hedge funds
8 114 (3.42%) Credit Risk
9 113 (3.39%) Mathematics
10 110 (3.30%) Market Risk
11 92 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
12 84 (2.52%) Reference Data
13 69 (2.07%) Equity Derivative
14 66 (1.98%) Blackberry
15 58 (1.74%) Open Source
16 51 (1.53%) Tandem
17 48 (1.44%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 47 (1.41%) Management Information System
19 41 (1.23%) Client/Server
20 38 (1.14%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 577 (17.33%) UNIX
2 390 (11.72%) Windows
3 378 (11.35%) Linux
4 70 (2.10%) Solaris
5 68 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 53 (1.59%) Windows XP
7 37 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (0.63%) Apple iOS
11 16 (0.48%) Windows 8
11 16 (0.48%) Android
11 16 (0.48%) Windows NT
12 9 (0.27%) AIX
13 8 (0.24%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.15%) SUSE
15 4 (0.12%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.12%) NetWare
15 4 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 684 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
2 387 (11.63%) OO
3 336 (10.09%) Project Management
4 287 (8.62%) Multithreading
5 257 (7.72%) Scrum
6 218 (6.55%) Business Analysis
7 210 (6.31%) TDD
8 208 (6.25%) Risk Management
9 193 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 177 (5.32%) Low Latency
11 171 (5.14%) ITIL
12 168 (5.05%) Investment Management
13 167 (5.02%) User Acceptance Testing
14 161 (4.84%) Analytics
15 158 (4.75%) MVC
16 153 (4.60%) Asset Management
17 149 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
18 142 (4.27%) Continuous Integration
19 137 (4.12%) Mentoring
20 132 (3.97%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1008 (30.28%) SQL
2 897 (26.95%) Java
3 681 (20.46%) C#
4 421 (12.65%) C++
5 261 (7.84%) JavaScript
6 176 (5.29%) Perl
7 172 (5.17%) Python
8 139 (4.18%) Shell Script
9 136 (4.09%) VBA
10 97 (2.91%) PL/SQL
11 96 (2.88%) C
12 79 (2.37%) PowerShell
13 71 (2.13%) T-SQL
14 43 (1.29%) Bash Shell
15 27 (0.81%) Scala
16 25 (0.75%) VB.NET
17 24 (0.72%) PHP
18 23 (0.69%) VB
18 23 (0.69%) Ruby
19 21 (0.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 515 (15.47%) Degree
2 78 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (1.74%) PMI Certification
4 42 (1.26%) ISEB
5 40 (1.20%) CCNA
6 39 (1.17%) PMP
7 33 (0.99%) CCNP
8 30 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (0.63%) MCP
10 19 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (0.54%) MCSE
12 17 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 15 (0.45%) CISSP
14 14 (0.42%) CISM
15 13 (0.39%) CCIE
16 11 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
16 11 (0.33%) ISTQB
17 9 (0.27%) GIAC
17 9 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
18 8 (0.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (4.54%) QA
2 76 (2.28%) EMIR
3 74 (2.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 41 (1.23%) MiFID
5 39 (1.17%) Basel III
6 33 (0.99%) SLA
7 19 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 19 (0.57%) Basel II
8 17 (0.51%) Data Quality
9 15 (0.45%) Solvency II
10 14 (0.42%) ISO 9001
10 14 (0.42%) FINREP
11 13 (0.39%) COREP
11 13 (0.39%) FATCA
11 13 (0.39%) COBIT
12 11 (0.33%) CRD IV
13 3 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 1 (0.030%) AIFMD
14 1 (0.030%) UCITS
System Software
1 117 (3.51%) Active Directory
2 37 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.51%) vSphere
4 16 (0.48%) NFS
5 14 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
6 12 (0.36%) XenApp
6 12 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 10 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 10 (0.30%) Veritas File System
7 10 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 10 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
8 9 (0.27%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.21%) VMware Server
10 5 (0.15%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.12%) Postfix
11 4 (0.12%) XenServer
11 4 (0.12%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.12%) Samba
11 4 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.090%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 24 (0.72%) SCCM
1 24 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
2 17 (0.51%) Tivoli
3 13 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.36%) Puppet
4 12 (0.36%) Data Guard
4 12 (0.36%) Control-M
5 10 (0.30%) BladeLogic
5 10 (0.30%) Legato
5 10 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (0.21%) NetBackup
8 6 (0.18%) SCOM
8 6 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (0.15%) CA SiteMinder
9 5 (0.15%) Netcool
10 4 (0.12%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.12%) Ganglia
11 3 (0.090%) Nagios
Vendors
1 554 (16.64%) Oracle
2 355 (10.66%) Microsoft
3 156 (4.69%) Sybase
4 109 (3.27%) TIBCO
5 97 (2.91%) Bloomberg
6 86 (2.58%) IBM
7 85 (2.55%) Cisco
8 84 (2.52%) Reuters
9 78 (2.34%) HP
10 66 (1.98%) VMware
11 57 (1.71%) Informatica
12 56 (1.68%) Murex
13 54 (1.62%) Business Objects
14 53 (1.59%) Calypso
15 49 (1.47%) Citrix
16 44 (1.32%) Fidessa
17 39 (1.17%) Red Hat
18 36 (1.08%) ION Trading
19 33 (0.99%) Cognos
20 32 (0.96%) ServiceNow
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £115000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
UK
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and career
Posted: 23 hours ago
UK
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and career
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £84,000 per annum plus package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £84,000 per annum plus package and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday