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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 198 175 119
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -56
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 1766 1982 2604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.62% 1.69% 2.40%
As % of the General category 3.61% 3.85% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1397 1698 2057
Average salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.79%

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
48861 51533 48053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 44.05% 44.25%
Number of salaries quoted 38798 39959 37779
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -22 1667 £67,500 +3.84% 226
London -5 1548 £70,000 +3.70% 211
City of London -19 435 £70,000 +7.69% 74
Scotland -8 80 £57,500 +4.54% 10
North West +39 51 £70,000 +16.66% 5
Cheshire +43 34 £70,000 - 1
Glasgow -18 30 £57,500 - 1
Edinburgh +16 26 £55,000 +29.41% 7
South East -16 26 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Docklands, London +15 20 £50,000 -23.07% 2
Stirling -2 20 £65,000 +44.44% 2
South West -1 18 £100,000 +100.00% 3
Canary Wharf +14 13 £75,000 -25.00%
Birmingham -12 13 £50,000 - 2
West Midlands -13 13 £50,000 - 2
Manchester +14 12 £55,000 -12.00% 4
Dorset +11 11 - - 3
Bournemouth - 11 - - 3
Bristol - 7 £100,000 -
Belfast +22 6 £32,500 -
Northern Ireland +22 6 £32,500 -
County Antrim +21 6 £32,500 -
East Midlands +11 6 £57,500 - 1
Middlesex - 6 £55,000 -
Liverpool +13 5 £70,000 +16.66%
Merseyside +10 5 £70,000 +16.66%
Kent +3 4 £50,000 -28.57%
Chester -2 4 £87,500 - 1
Nottingham - 4 £57,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £57,500 -

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3441 (100.00%) Banking
2 1922 (55.86%) Finance
3 993 (28.86%) SQL
4 770 (22.38%) Java
5 757 (22.00%) Front Office
6 730 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
7 627 (18.22%) C#
8 542 (15.75%) UNIX
9 534 (15.52%) Degree
10 481 (13.98%) Derivative
11 461 (13.40%) Equities
12 460 (13.37%) Oracle
13 440 (12.79%) Project Management
14 434 (12.61%) SQL Server
15 430 (12.50%) .NET
16 410 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
17 391 (11.36%) Business Analysis
18 371 (10.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 369 (10.72%) Windows
20 357 (10.37%) Linux
21 344 (10.00%) Microsoft
22 342 (9.94%) Fixed Income
23 317 (9.21%) Retail
24 301 (8.75%) Risk Management
24 301 (8.75%) SDLC
25 283 (8.22%) Back Office
26 273 (7.93%) C++
27 260 (7.56%) Computer Science
28 253 (7.35%) Multithreading
29 252 (7.32%) Asset Management

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 97 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 33 (0.96%) Confluence
3 28 (0.81%) MS Exchange
3 28 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
4 27 (0.78%) WebSphere
4 27 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 22 (0.64%) SAS
5 22 (0.64%) WebLogic
5 22 (0.64%) Tomcat
5 22 (0.64%) Apache Spark
6 18 (0.52%) Apache Pig
6 18 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (0.49%) Lync
8 16 (0.46%) Apache
9 13 (0.38%) MQSeries
10 12 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (0.32%) IIS
12 10 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
13 8 (0.23%) JBoss
14 7 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 168 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 64 (1.86%) MS Office
2 64 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 63 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 50 (1.45%) MS Project
5 11 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.23%) SPSS
7 5 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.058%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 40 (1.16%) Markit EDM
2 34 (0.99%) ION MarketView
3 29 (0.84%) LatentZero
4 27 (0.78%) thinkFolio
5 26 (0.76%) Eagle PACE
6 23 (0.67%) Beauchamp
6 23 (0.67%) PORTIA
6 23 (0.67%) MultiFonds
6 23 (0.67%) Front Arena
6 23 (0.67%) HiInvest
6 23 (0.67%) HiPerformance
6 23 (0.67%) HiPortfolio
6 23 (0.67%) Decalog
6 23 (0.67%) LongView
6 23 (0.67%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
6 23 (0.67%) Advent Moxy
7 21 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
7 21 (0.61%) Summit
8 20 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
9 15 (0.44%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.46%) SaaS
2 10 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.20%) Office 365
4 6 (0.17%) PaaS
4 6 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.12%) IaaS
6 3 (0.087%) Force.com
6 3 (0.087%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.058%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.058%) Heroku
8 1 (0.029%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.029%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 66 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 57 (1.66%) SAN
3 44 (1.28%) Firewall
4 36 (1.05%) Multicast
5 34 (0.99%) FTP
5 34 (0.99%) WAN
6 27 (0.78%) LAN
7 21 (0.61%) Unified Communications
8 20 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
8 20 (0.58%) VoIP
8 20 (0.58%) DNS
9 18 (0.52%) BGP
9 18 (0.52%) DSL
10 17 (0.49%) VPN
10 17 (0.49%) Network Security
10 17 (0.49%) VLAN
11 16 (0.46%) IP Telephony
11 16 (0.46%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (0.44%) OSPF
13 14 (0.41%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 434 (12.61%) SQL Server
2 114 (3.31%) Relational Database
3 102 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 94 (2.73%) Oracle Database
5 91 (2.64%) Big Data
6 80 (2.32%) Hadoop
7 78 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
8 71 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 66 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 53 (1.54%) RDBMS
11 52 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 49 (1.42%) QlikView
12 49 (1.42%) NoSQL
13 47 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
14 42 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
15 37 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
16 36 (1.05%) OLAP
17 30 (0.87%) MySQL
18 27 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
19 23 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 102 (2.96%) Subversion
2 72 (2.09%) NUnit
3 69 (2.01%) TeamCity
4 62 (1.80%) JIRA
5 59 (1.71%) Moq
6 46 (1.34%) MSTest
6 46 (1.34%) JUnit
7 44 (1.28%) Git (software)
8 43 (1.25%) Selenium
9 38 (1.10%) Rhino Mocks
10 31 (0.90%) Cucumber
10 31 (0.90%) Jenkins
11 30 (0.87%) Maven
12 28 (0.81%) Visual Studio
13 22 (0.64%) WebDriver
14 16 (0.46%) Mockito
15 15 (0.44%) SpecFlow
15 15 (0.44%) Eclipse
16 13 (0.38%) MSBuild
17 11 (0.32%) ClearCase
General
1 3441 (100.00%) Banking
2 1922 (55.86%) Finance
3 757 (22.00%) Front Office
4 317 (9.21%) Retail
5 283 (8.22%) Back Office
6 207 (6.02%) Financial Institution
7 160 (4.65%) Retail Banking
8 135 (3.92%) Legal
9 75 (2.18%) Corporate Banking
10 39 (1.13%) Private Banking
11 38 (1.10%) Telecoms
12 35 (1.02%) Games
13 19 (0.55%) General Ledger
14 17 (0.49%) Wholesale Banking
15 16 (0.46%) Marketing
16 9 (0.26%) Billing
17 5 (0.15%) Advertising
18 4 (0.12%) Manufacturing
18 4 (0.12%) International Banking
18 4 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1092 (31.73%) Developer
2 950 (27.61%) Analyst
3 610 (17.73%) Business Analyst
4 318 (9.24%) Java Developer
5 265 (7.70%) C# Developer
6 250 (7.27%) Banking Business Analyst
7 215 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 203 (5.90%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 174 (5.06%) Support Analyst
10 172 (5.00%) Architect
11 167 (4.85%) Applications Support
12 146 (4.24%) Consultant
13 144 (4.18%) .NET Developer
14 142 (4.13%) Senior Developer
15 107 (3.11%) C++ Developer
16 80 (2.32%) Applications Support Analyst
16 80 (2.32%) C# .NET Developer
17 75 (2.18%) Junior
18 71 (2.06%) SQL Developer
19 69 (2.01%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 430 (12.50%) .NET
2 215 (6.25%) WPF
3 193 (5.61%) WCF
4 189 (5.49%) XML
5 155 (4.50%) ASP.NET
6 142 (4.13%) HTML
7 116 (3.37%) Spring
8 115 (3.34%) .NET Framework
8 115 (3.34%) Mason
9 104 (3.02%) HTML5
10 100 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 95 (2.76%) FIX Protocol
12 83 (2.41%) J2EE
13 81 (2.35%) Web Services
14 75 (2.18%) Hibernate
15 70 (2.03%) AngularJS
16 63 (1.83%) CSS
17 62 (1.80%) WinForms
18 55 (1.60%) Ajax
18 55 (1.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 481 (13.98%) Derivative
2 461 (13.40%) Equities
3 410 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
4 371 (10.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 342 (9.94%) Fixed Income
6 260 (7.56%) Computer Science
7 140 (4.07%) Hedge funds
8 124 (3.60%) Equity Derivative
9 123 (3.57%) Credit Risk
10 116 (3.37%) Management Information System
11 107 (3.11%) Market Risk
12 104 (3.02%) Mathematics
13 103 (2.99%) Reference Data
14 76 (2.21%) Blackberry
15 69 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
16 66 (1.92%) Data Structures
17 52 (1.51%) Tandem
18 51 (1.48%) SWIFT
19 48 (1.39%) Spread Betting
20 47 (1.37%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 542 (15.75%) UNIX
2 369 (10.72%) Windows
3 357 (10.37%) Linux
4 79 (2.30%) Windows 7
5 50 (1.45%) Solaris
6 49 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (0.49%) Windows XP
8 13 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.26%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.17%) Data ONTAP
10 6 (0.17%) Android
11 5 (0.15%) SUSE
11 5 (0.15%) AIX
12 4 (0.12%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.087%) CentOS
14 2 (0.058%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 730 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 440 (12.79%) Project Management
3 391 (11.36%) Business Analysis
4 301 (8.75%) Risk Management
4 301 (8.75%) SDLC
5 253 (7.35%) Multithreading
6 252 (7.32%) Asset Management
7 245 (7.12%) OO
8 244 (7.09%) TDD
9 218 (6.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 217 (6.31%) Analytics
11 203 (5.90%) Scrum
12 182 (5.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 180 (5.23%) ITIL
14 168 (4.88%) PRINCE2
15 162 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
15 162 (4.71%) Investment Management
16 161 (4.68%) Low Latency
17 148 (4.30%) Wealth Management
17 148 (4.30%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 993 (28.86%) SQL
2 770 (22.38%) Java
3 627 (18.22%) C#
4 273 (7.93%) C++
5 207 (6.02%) Python
6 189 (5.49%) Perl
7 157 (4.56%) JavaScript
8 138 (4.01%) Shell Script
9 99 (2.88%) PL/SQL
10 91 (2.64%) VBA
11 74 (2.15%) C
12 63 (1.83%) Scala
13 59 (1.71%) Bash Shell
14 53 (1.54%) T-SQL
15 51 (1.48%) PowerShell
16 35 (1.02%) Korn
17 23 (0.67%) F#
17 23 (0.67%) Ruby
18 22 (0.64%) VB
19 21 (0.61%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 534 (15.52%) Degree
2 84 (2.44%) PMI Certification
3 63 (1.83%) PMP
4 47 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (1.34%) CISA
6 38 (1.10%) MCP
6 38 (1.10%) MCSE
7 33 (0.96%) CISSP
8 28 (0.81%) ISEB
9 24 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (0.67%) CISM
10 23 (0.67%) ACCA
11 19 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 19 (0.55%) CCNP
12 14 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (0.29%) ISTQB
13 10 (0.29%) CCNA
14 9 (0.26%) PhD
15 8 (0.23%) CCA
16 7 (0.20%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (5.73%) QA
2 87 (2.53%) EMIR
3 85 (2.47%) Dodd-Frank
4 83 (2.41%) MiFID
5 59 (1.71%) CRD IV
6 39 (1.13%) Basel III
7 37 (1.08%) Solvency II
8 33 (0.96%) SLA
9 31 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 25 (0.73%) Basel II
11 24 (0.70%) Data Quality
12 21 (0.61%) FATCA
13 17 (0.49%) COREP
14 13 (0.38%) FINREP
14 13 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 12 (0.35%) COBIT
16 7 (0.20%) PCI DSS
17 6 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
18 1 (0.029%) ISO 9000
18 1 (0.029%) GAAP
System Software
1 96 (2.79%) Active Directory
2 31 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (0.38%) NFS
4 13 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (0.38%) XenApp
5 9 (0.26%) vSphere
5 9 (0.26%) HDFS
6 5 (0.15%) VMware Server
7 4 (0.12%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.12%) GPFS
7 4 (0.12%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.087%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (0.087%) Veritas File System
8 3 (0.087%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (0.087%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (0.087%) Firmware
9 2 (0.058%) Samba
10 1 (0.029%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.029%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 36 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (0.58%) Data Guard
3 19 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
4 14 (0.41%) SCCM
5 13 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
6 11 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.26%) Puppet
7 9 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
9 6 (0.17%) SnapMirror
9 6 (0.17%) SnapLock
9 6 (0.17%) SnapVault
10 5 (0.15%) Control-M
10 5 (0.15%) Nagios
10 5 (0.15%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 5 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
11 4 (0.12%) SCOM
12 3 (0.087%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.087%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 460 (13.37%) Oracle
2 344 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 143 (4.16%) Sybase
4 78 (2.27%) Cisco
5 70 (2.03%) TIBCO
6 62 (1.80%) Reuters
7 61 (1.77%) IBM
8 60 (1.74%) Bloomberg
9 58 (1.69%) Fidessa
10 50 (1.45%) Murex
11 49 (1.42%) Red Hat
12 46 (1.34%) VMware
13 45 (1.31%) HP
14 40 (1.16%) Citrix
15 38 (1.10%) Informatica
15 38 (1.10%) ION Trading
15 38 (1.10%) Advent
15 38 (1.10%) ServiceNow
16 36 (1.05%) Linedata
17 34 (0.99%) Charles River
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
JP Morgan Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + c.20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £95000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCM Select
Salary: From £110,000 to £150,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago