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 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 272 198 188
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -10
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 1144 1840 1888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.17% 1.67% 1.63%
As % of the General category 2.73% 3.74% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 898 1453 1587
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £56,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +2.27%

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
41969 49258 50617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.92% 44.82% 43.77%
Number of salaries quoted 34548 39241 38929
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £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 August 2016 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 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -73 1102 £70,000 +3.70% 111
London -40 1026 £70,000 +2.94% 102
City of London -22 211 £72,500 +3.57% 40
Scotland -32 38 £58,250 +1.30% 5
West Midlands +20 31 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Birmingham +2 31 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Glasgow -8 26 £53,750 -6.52% 5
South East +27 24 £32,500 -38.09% 2
Buckinghamshire +30 13 £32,500 -25.71% 2
Beaconsfield +4 13 £32,500 +62.50% 1
South West -3 11 £46,500 -53.50% 5
Edinburgh -11 10 £65,000 +1.56%
North West -44 8 £26,000 -62.85%
Canary Wharf -7 7 £85,000 +13.33%
Kent +16 5 £45,000 -35.71%
Bournemouth +5 5 - - 5
Dorset +4 5 - - 5
Docklands, London -1 5 - -
Surrey +29 4 - -
Cheshire +1 4 £25,500 -63.57%
Manchester -17 4 £70,000 +27.27%
Croydon - 4 £140,000 -
Bristol +19 3 £60,000 -40.00%
Chester +17 3 £25,000 -71.42%
Exeter - 3 £25,500 -
Devon - 3 £25,500 -
East Midlands +10 2 £39,500 -31.30%
West Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
Crawley - 2 £45,000 -
Knutsford +20 1 £75,000 +42.85%

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 2239 (100.00%) Banking
2 1493 (66.68%) Finance
3 658 (29.39%) SQL
4 639 (28.54%) Java
5 601 (26.84%) Agile Software Development
6 474 (21.17%) C#
7 452 (20.19%) Degree
8 422 (18.85%) SQL Server
9 392 (17.51%) .NET
10 325 (14.52%) Derivative
11 317 (14.16%) Oracle
12 315 (14.07%) Equities
13 312 (13.93%) Unix
14 311 (13.89%) Fixed Income
15 310 (13.85%) Front Office
15 310 (13.85%) SDLC
16 305 (13.62%) Microsoft
17 273 (12.19%) JavaScript
18 268 (11.97%) Project Management
19 254 (11.34%) Business Analysis
20 250 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
21 221 (9.87%) HTML
22 216 (9.65%) Windows
23 213 (9.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 210 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
25 199 (8.89%) Asset Management
26 182 (8.13%) Linux
26 182 (8.13%) Python
26 182 (8.13%) Analytics
27 181 (8.08%) MS Excel

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 66 (2.95%) Apache Spark
2 60 (2.68%) WebSphere
3 55 (2.46%) SharePoint
4 35 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 30 (1.34%) MS Exchange
6 26 (1.16%) Apache
6 26 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
6 26 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 25 (1.12%) WebLogic
8 19 (0.85%) Confluence
8 19 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
8 19 (0.85%) IIS
9 18 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
9 18 (0.80%) JBoss
10 15 (0.67%) SAS
11 14 (0.63%) MQSeries
12 10 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
13 8 (0.36%) Mule
Applications
1 181 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 63 (2.81%) MS Office
3 41 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.63%) MS Project
6 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.13%) Mathematica
8 2 (0.089%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 30 (1.34%) Markit EDM
2 19 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.54%) Temenos T24
4 11 (0.49%) Eagle PACE
4 11 (0.49%) Finacle
4 11 (0.49%) MultiFonds
4 11 (0.49%) thinkFolio
5 8 (0.36%) Misys Opics
6 7 (0.31%) Advent Geneva
6 7 (0.31%) Algo Collateral
6 7 (0.31%) RMDS
6 7 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.31%) Summit
7 4 (0.18%) Advent Moxy
7 4 (0.18%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 4 (0.18%) Decalog
7 4 (0.18%) Eikon
7 4 (0.18%) Eze OMS
7 4 (0.18%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
7 4 (0.18%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 50 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 17 (0.76%) Google Compute Engine
3 17 (0.76%) IaaS
4 14 (0.63%) PaaS
5 13 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.22%) OpenShift
7 3 (0.13%) Office 365
8 2 (0.089%) Bluemix
8 2 (0.089%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.089%) SaaS
9 1 (0.045%) Apcera
9 1 (0.045%) Force.com
9 1 (0.045%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.41%) Firewall
2 37 (1.65%) WAN
3 36 (1.61%) SAN
4 35 (1.56%) LAN
5 30 (1.34%) TCP/IP
6 22 (0.98%) VLAN
6 22 (0.98%) VPN
7 21 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (0.89%) DNS
8 20 (0.89%) Network Security
9 19 (0.85%) OSPF
10 18 (0.80%) BGP
10 18 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (0.76%) Wireless
12 16 (0.71%) DHCP
12 16 (0.71%) Multicast
13 15 (0.67%) MPLS
14 13 (0.58%) SSL
14 13 (0.58%) VoIP
15 11 (0.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 422 (18.85%) SQL Server
2 174 (7.77%) Data Warehouse
3 115 (5.14%) Relational Database
3 115 (5.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 107 (4.78%) Big Data
5 73 (3.26%) Hadoop
6 65 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 64 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 53 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
8 53 (2.37%) QlikView
8 53 (2.37%) SQL Server 2014
9 52 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 51 (2.28%) NoSQL
11 45 (2.01%) Oracle Database
12 44 (1.97%) RDBMS
13 42 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
14 36 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
15 29 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
16 28 (1.25%) BusinessObjects XI
17 24 (1.07%) DB2
Development Applications
1 75 (3.35%) JIRA
2 73 (3.26%) Subversion
3 57 (2.55%) Maven
4 52 (2.32%) JUnit
5 47 (2.10%) Jenkins
6 46 (2.05%) Git (software)
7 45 (2.01%) Selenium
8 28 (1.25%) Visual Studio
9 27 (1.21%) Moq
9 27 (1.21%) MSTest
9 27 (1.21%) NUnit
9 27 (1.21%) Rhino Mocks
10 26 (1.16%) TeamCity
11 23 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (0.89%) Cucumber
13 18 (0.80%) Mockito
14 15 (0.67%) IntelliJ
15 14 (0.63%) Eclipse
16 13 (0.58%) Jasmine
16 13 (0.58%) LoadRunner
General
1 2239 (100.00%) Banking
2 1493 (66.68%) Finance
3 310 (13.85%) Front Office
4 129 (5.76%) Back Office
5 112 (5.00%) Financial Institution
6 110 (4.91%) Retail
7 71 (3.17%) Corporate Banking
8 56 (2.50%) Retail Banking
9 52 (2.32%) Marketing
10 49 (2.19%) Private Banking
11 36 (1.61%) Legal
12 29 (1.30%) Telecoms
13 22 (0.98%) Games
14 14 (0.63%) Advertising
14 14 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.49%) Online Betting
16 10 (0.45%) Italian Language
17 7 (0.31%) Electronics
17 7 (0.31%) German Language
17 7 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 928 (41.45%) Developer
2 463 (20.68%) Analyst
3 379 (16.93%) Java Developer
4 295 (13.18%) Business Analyst
5 197 (8.80%) C# Developer
6 193 (8.62%) Banking Analyst
7 174 (7.77%) Senior Developer
8 173 (7.73%) .NET Developer
9 151 (6.74%) Consultant
10 142 (6.34%) SQL Developer
11 133 (5.94%) Project Manager
12 122 (5.45%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 115 (5.14%) Senior Java Developer
14 112 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
15 86 (3.84%) Architect
16 78 (3.48%) Applications Support
17 76 (3.39%) ASP.NET Developer
17 76 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 74 (3.31%) Financial Analyst
19 73 (3.26%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 392 (17.51%) .NET
2 221 (9.87%) HTML
3 157 (7.01%) ASP.NET
4 150 (6.70%) CSS
5 138 (6.16%) HTML5
6 135 (6.03%) AngularJS
7 129 (5.76%) .NET Framework
8 123 (5.49%) XML
9 113 (5.05%) WPF
10 108 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
11 107 (4.78%) WCF
12 97 (4.33%) Spring
13 86 (3.84%) Web Services
14 77 (3.44%) jQuery
15 65 (2.90%) FIX Protocol
16 62 (2.77%) JMS
17 55 (2.46%) REST
18 54 (2.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 54 (2.41%) Middleware
19 51 (2.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 325 (14.52%) Derivative
2 315 (14.07%) Equities
3 311 (13.89%) Fixed Income
4 250 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
5 213 (9.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 154 (6.88%) Computer Science
7 152 (6.79%) Fintech
8 110 (4.91%) Credit Risk
9 105 (4.69%) Market Risk
10 95 (4.24%) Management Information System
11 75 (3.35%) OTC Derivatives
12 72 (3.22%) Mathematics
13 64 (2.86%) Equity Derivative
14 62 (2.77%) Visualisation
15 55 (2.46%) Tandem
16 54 (2.41%) Data Integration
17 52 (2.32%) Hedge funds
17 52 (2.32%) User Experience
18 51 (2.28%) Data Centre
19 45 (2.01%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 312 (13.93%) Unix
2 216 (9.65%) Windows
3 182 (8.13%) Linux
4 54 (2.41%) Windows Server
5 27 (1.21%) Solaris
6 24 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (0.94%) Windows 7
8 19 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (0.67%) SUSE
10 15 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (0.58%) AIX
12 11 (0.49%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.36%) HPUX
13 8 (0.36%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.22%) CentOS
14 5 (0.22%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.18%) Android
15 4 (0.18%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.089%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 601 (26.84%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (13.85%) SDLC
3 268 (11.97%) Project Management
4 254 (11.34%) Business Analysis
5 210 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 199 (8.89%) Asset Management
7 182 (8.13%) Analytics
8 174 (7.77%) TDD
9 173 (7.73%) Scrum
10 172 (7.68%) Wealth Management
11 171 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
12 165 (7.37%) Multithreading
13 139 (6.21%) MVC
13 139 (6.21%) Risk Management
14 121 (5.40%) Continuous Integration
15 119 (5.31%) OO
16 118 (5.27%) ITIL
17 117 (5.23%) Software Engineering
18 113 (5.05%) ETL
19 105 (4.69%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 658 (29.39%) SQL
2 639 (28.54%) Java
3 474 (21.17%) C#
4 273 (12.19%) JavaScript
5 182 (8.13%) Python
6 146 (6.52%) C++
7 107 (4.78%) Perl
8 103 (4.60%) C
9 96 (4.29%) Scala
10 94 (4.20%) T-SQL
11 90 (4.02%) PL/SQL
12 65 (2.90%) Shell Script
13 40 (1.79%) VBA
14 33 (1.47%) Haskell
15 32 (1.43%) PowerShell
16 28 (1.25%) Groovy
17 24 (1.07%) Bash Shell
18 23 (1.03%) Lua
19 17 (0.76%) CoffeeScript
20 15 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 452 (20.19%) Degree
2 47 (2.10%) PMI Certification
3 42 (1.88%) PMP
4 31 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (1.34%) CCNP
6 24 (1.07%) CISA
7 23 (1.03%) CISSP
8 20 (0.89%) CISM
8 20 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 17 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (0.63%) ISEB
10 14 (0.63%) MCSE
11 13 (0.58%) CRISC
11 13 (0.58%) PhD
12 11 (0.49%) MBA
13 10 (0.45%) CCNA
14 8 (0.36%) CCVP
15 7 (0.31%) ISTQB
16 6 (0.27%) CCIE
16 6 (0.27%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (4.64%) MiFID
2 75 (3.35%) QA
3 64 (2.86%) EMIR
4 34 (1.52%) Dodd-Frank
5 33 (1.47%) Data Quality
6 27 (1.21%) FATCA
7 21 (0.94%) Basel III
8 19 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 18 (0.80%) SLA
10 14 (0.63%) COBIT
11 11 (0.49%) CRD IV
12 8 (0.36%) UCITS
13 6 (0.27%) Basel II
13 6 (0.27%) ISAE 3402
13 6 (0.27%) SDET
13 6 (0.27%) SEPA
13 6 (0.27%) SSAE 16
14 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 4 (0.18%) ISO 9000
16 3 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 39 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 38 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.34%) Docker
4 14 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.49%) XenApp
6 7 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (0.31%) vSphere
7 5 (0.22%) HDFS
7 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.13%) Sendmail
8 3 (0.13%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.089%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.045%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.045%) KVM
10 1 (0.045%) NFS
10 1 (0.045%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.045%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.045%) Xen
Systems Management
1 58 (2.59%) Control-M
2 27 (1.21%) Ansible
3 22 (0.98%) Puppet
4 20 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
6 13 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (0.54%) SCCM
8 11 (0.49%) BladeLogic
9 8 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
9 8 (0.36%) Rundeck
10 6 (0.27%) Nagios
10 6 (0.27%) OpenView
11 5 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
11 5 (0.22%) Nessus
11 5 (0.22%) Thomson Reuters DACS
12 4 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
12 4 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.13%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
13 3 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 317 (14.16%) Oracle
2 305 (13.62%) Microsoft
3 112 (5.00%) Sybase
4 88 (3.93%) Murex
5 74 (3.31%) Cisco
6 68 (3.04%) Calypso
7 65 (2.90%) Informatica
8 63 (2.81%) IBM
9 47 (2.10%) HP
10 43 (1.92%) VMware
11 37 (1.65%) Charles River
12 33 (1.47%) Bloomberg
12 33 (1.47%) Red Hat
13 31 (1.38%) Tableau
14 29 (1.30%) Fidessa
15 27 (1.21%) Reuters
16 24 (1.07%) SAP
17 22 (0.98%) Advent
18 20 (0.89%) Google
18 20 (0.89%) TIBCO
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £95,000 to £110,000 per annum Bonus + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus fantastic package and bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65 - £85 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40K - £60K
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - £60000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum plus excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 - £60000
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago