The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 165 113 113
Rank change year-on-year
-52 0
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 2006 2602 2742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.72% 2.39% 2.33%
As % of the General category 3.91% 5.43% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1712 2059 2346
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £69,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,850 £36,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
51250 47915 52899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.07% 44.01% 44.86%
Number of salaries quoted 39800 37831 44639
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 £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -49 1890 £65,000 -3.70% 294
London -19 1781 £67,500 - 283
City of London -16 690 £65,000 +4.00% 125
Scotland -9 108 £55,000 +4.76% 22
Glasgow -7 71 £57,500 +4.54% 11
South East -19 57 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Surrey +2 41 £55,000 -13.72%
Stirling -1 22 £45,000 -6.25% 2
Guildford - 22 £55,000 -
West Midlands -36 19 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Birmingham -29 18 £50,000 +5.26% 1
South West -16 14 £47,500 -5.00% 4
West Sussex - 14 £55,000 -
Dorset -12 13 £45,000 -10.00%
North West +8 12 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Edinburgh -28 11 £38,750 -26.19% 8
Docklands, London -16 10 £57,500 -25.80%
Horsham - 9 £55,000 -
Merseyside - 7 £60,000 -
Liverpool - 7 £60,000 -
Reigate - 5 £55,000 -
Gatwick - 5 £55,000 -
Crawley - 5 £55,000 -
Camberley +3 4 £57,500 -
Manchester +3 4 £62,500 -26.47% 1
West Yorkshire -41 4 £80,000 +107.79% 1
Yorkshire -46 4 £80,000 +86.04% 1
Berkshire - 4 £70,000 -
Belfast -9 3 - -
County Antrim -13 3 - -

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4162 (100.00%) Banking
2 2591 (62.25%) Finance
3 1266 (30.42%) SQL
4 1162 (27.92%) Java
5 851 (20.45%) Front Office
6 816 (19.61%) C#
7 735 (17.66%) UNIX
8 734 (17.64%) Degree
9 662 (15.91%) .NET
10 657 (15.79%) Oracle
11 640 (15.38%) SQL Server
12 589 (14.15%) Derivative
13 535 (12.85%) Equities
14 508 (12.21%) C++
15 501 (12.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 494 (11.87%) Linux
17 467 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
18 442 (10.62%) Microsoft
19 430 (10.33%) Project Management
20 427 (10.26%) Fixed Income
21 411 (9.88%) Windows
22 398 (9.56%) Risk Management
23 378 (9.08%) TDD
24 360 (8.65%) Multithreading
25 334 (8.02%) OO
26 332 (7.98%) Business Analysis
27 315 (7.57%) WPF
28 313 (7.52%) Asset Management
29 306 (7.35%) Back Office
30 289 (6.94%) Scrum

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 115 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 84 (2.02%) WebLogic
3 67 (1.61%) MS Exchange
4 55 (1.32%) MQSeries
5 54 (1.30%) IIS
6 53 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 45 (1.08%) TIBCO EMS
8 41 (0.99%) SAS
9 40 (0.96%) WebSphere
10 38 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
11 37 (0.89%) Tomcat
12 35 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
13 34 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
14 33 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
15 28 (0.67%) Apache
16 23 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
17 18 (0.43%) Lync
18 16 (0.38%) GemFire
19 15 (0.36%) Node.js
20 14 (0.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 251 (6.03%) MS Excel
2 151 (3.63%) MS Office
3 97 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 64 (1.54%) MS Project
5 54 (1.30%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.29%) Acrobat
8 7 (0.17%) SPSS
9 6 (0.14%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.12%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.072%) Stata
11 3 (0.072%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.024%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 30 (0.72%) Summit
2 21 (0.50%) Markit EDM
3 19 (0.46%) Kondor+
4 16 (0.38%) TIBCO iProcess
4 16 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
5 13 (0.31%) Adaptiv
6 9 (0.22%) Front Arena
6 9 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
7 8 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.19%) Eikon
7 8 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
8 6 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.14%) RMDS
9 5 (0.12%) SimCorp Dimension
9 5 (0.12%) Rolfe and Nolan
10 4 (0.096%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 4 (0.096%) Cognos TM1
10 4 (0.096%) Global One
10 4 (0.096%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.096%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.072%) GitHub
4 2 (0.048%) SaaS
4 2 (0.048%) PaaS
5 1 (0.024%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (1.75%) Firewall
2 56 (1.35%) SAN
3 40 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 37 (0.89%) BGP
5 32 (0.77%) FTP
6 30 (0.72%) DNS
7 29 (0.70%) EIGRP
8 25 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (0.53%) Internet
10 21 (0.50%) Intranet
11 19 (0.46%) DHCP
12 16 (0.38%) HTTP
13 14 (0.34%) NAS
13 14 (0.34%) Multicast
14 13 (0.31%) WAN
14 13 (0.31%) LDAP
15 11 (0.26%) LAN
15 11 (0.26%) VoIP
15 11 (0.26%) OSPF
16 9 (0.22%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 640 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 251 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
3 181 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 144 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 127 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 112 (2.69%) Oracle Database
7 94 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 93 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 84 (2.02%) QlikView
10 77 (1.85%) RDBMS
11 67 (1.61%) Data Mining
11 67 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
12 65 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
13 61 (1.47%) Big Data
14 57 (1.37%) Hadoop
15 55 (1.32%) KDB
16 53 (1.27%) OLAP
16 53 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 42 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
18 40 (0.96%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 124 (2.98%) Subversion
2 108 (2.59%) JUnit
3 85 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
4 81 (1.95%) Maven
5 74 (1.78%) JIRA
6 59 (1.42%) Selenium
7 57 (1.37%) Eclipse
7 57 (1.37%) TeamCity
8 48 (1.15%) NUnit
9 46 (1.11%) Moq
10 44 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
11 42 (1.01%) MSTest
12 36 (0.86%) Git (software)
13 34 (0.82%) Visual Studio
14 30 (0.72%) LoadRunner
15 28 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
16 27 (0.65%) Cucumber
16 27 (0.65%) Toad
16 27 (0.65%) FitNesse
17 26 (0.62%) SpecFlow
General
1 4162 (100.00%) Banking
2 2591 (62.25%) Finance
3 851 (20.45%) Front Office
4 306 (7.35%) Back Office
5 238 (5.72%) Retail
6 200 (4.81%) Financial Institution
7 126 (3.03%) Legal
7 126 (3.03%) Retail Banking
8 105 (2.52%) Telecoms
9 74 (1.78%) Marketing
10 63 (1.51%) Corporate Banking
11 34 (0.82%) International Banking
12 21 (0.50%) Advertising
13 19 (0.46%) General Ledger
14 16 (0.38%) Private Banking
15 15 (0.36%) Games
16 13 (0.31%) French Language
17 11 (0.26%) Spanish Language
18 10 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
18 10 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 1566 (37.63%) Developer
2 1076 (25.85%) Analyst
3 634 (15.23%) Business Analyst
4 600 (14.42%) Java Developer
5 331 (7.95%) C# Developer
6 271 (6.51%) Project Manager
7 230 (5.53%) .NET Developer
8 223 (5.36%) Senior Developer
9 213 (5.12%) Architect
10 207 (4.97%) Banking Business Analyst
11 192 (4.61%) Support Analyst
12 163 (3.92%) Applications Support
13 156 (3.75%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 150 (3.60%) C# .NET Developer
15 132 (3.17%) Programmer
16 129 (3.10%) Consultant
17 124 (2.98%) C++ Developer
18 120 (2.88%) Senior Java Developer
19 98 (2.35%) Senior Analyst
20 84 (2.02%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 662 (15.91%) .NET
2 315 (7.57%) WPF
3 244 (5.86%) ASP.NET
4 224 (5.38%) Spring
5 216 (5.19%) HTML
6 196 (4.71%) XML
6 196 (4.71%) WCF
7 194 (4.66%) J2EE
8 133 (3.20%) Middleware
9 131 (3.15%) Java EE
10 125 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 116 (2.79%) .NET Framework
12 112 (2.69%) HTML5
13 106 (2.55%) WinForms
14 100 (2.40%) CSS
15 92 (2.21%) Web Services
15 92 (2.21%) Hibernate
16 83 (1.99%) JMS
17 57 (1.37%) jQuery
18 56 (1.35%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 589 (14.15%) Derivative
2 535 (12.85%) Equities
3 501 (12.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 427 (10.26%) Fixed Income
5 287 (6.90%) Computer Science
6 240 (5.77%) Market Risk
7 238 (5.72%) Credit Risk
8 171 (4.11%) Mathematics
9 162 (3.89%) Reference Data
9 162 (3.89%) Hedge funds
10 99 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
11 84 (2.02%) Open Source
12 77 (1.85%) Physics
13 70 (1.68%) Equity Derivative
14 57 (1.37%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 56 (1.35%) Grid Computing
16 54 (1.30%) Tandem
17 53 (1.27%) Credit Derivative
17 53 (1.27%) Blackberry
18 52 (1.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 735 (17.66%) UNIX
2 494 (11.87%) Linux
3 411 (9.88%) Windows
4 64 (1.54%) Solaris
5 58 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (1.08%) Windows XP
7 41 (0.99%) Windows 7
8 32 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (0.43%) NetWare
10 13 (0.31%) AIX
11 10 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (0.17%) HPUX
14 4 (0.096%) Android
14 4 (0.096%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.096%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.048%) CentOS
16 1 (0.024%) SUSE
16 1 (0.024%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (11.22%) Agile Software Development
2 430 (10.33%) Project Management
3 398 (9.56%) Risk Management
4 378 (9.08%) TDD
5 360 (8.65%) Multithreading
6 334 (8.02%) OO
7 332 (7.98%) Business Analysis
8 313 (7.52%) Asset Management
9 289 (6.94%) Scrum
10 276 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 250 (6.01%) User Acceptance Testing
12 247 (5.93%) Low Latency
13 223 (5.36%) Data Modelling
14 210 (5.05%) Software Engineering
14 210 (5.05%) Investment Management
15 200 (4.81%) MVC
16 198 (4.76%) Analytics
17 184 (4.42%) UML
18 178 (4.28%) ETL
19 172 (4.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1266 (30.42%) SQL
2 1162 (27.92%) Java
3 816 (19.61%) C#
4 508 (12.21%) C++
5 262 (6.30%) Perl
6 231 (5.55%) JavaScript
7 227 (5.45%) Python
8 133 (3.20%) Shell Script
9 117 (2.81%) C
10 114 (2.74%) PL/SQL
11 90 (2.16%) VBA
12 71 (1.71%) T-SQL
13 61 (1.47%) PowerShell
14 53 (1.27%) Ruby
15 51 (1.23%) VB
16 33 (0.79%) Scala
17 29 (0.70%) VBScript
17 29 (0.70%) Bash Shell
18 19 (0.46%) Groovy
18 19 (0.46%) XAML
Qualifications
1 734 (17.64%) Degree
2 93 (2.23%) PMI Certification
3 73 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 67 (1.61%) PMP
5 59 (1.42%) ISEB
6 53 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
7 46 (1.11%) MCP
8 42 (1.01%) MCAD
8 42 (1.01%) MCSD
8 42 (1.01%) MCTS
9 39 (0.94%) CCNP
10 28 (0.67%) CCIE
11 22 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
11 22 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 19 (0.46%) ISTQB
13 17 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 17 (0.41%) CISA
14 16 (0.38%) CISSP
15 12 (0.29%) CCNA
15 12 (0.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 272 (6.54%) QA
2 87 (2.09%) EMIR
3 84 (2.02%) Dodd-Frank
4 78 (1.87%) Basel III
5 47 (1.13%) MiFID
6 45 (1.08%) SLA
7 44 (1.06%) FATCA
8 41 (0.99%) Solvency II
9 37 (0.89%) COREP
10 34 (0.82%) CRD IV
11 26 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 25 (0.60%) Data Quality
13 18 (0.43%) Basel II
13 18 (0.43%) FINREP
14 7 (0.17%) ISO 9001
14 7 (0.17%) COBIT
15 5 (0.12%) ISO 9000
15 5 (0.12%) AIFMD
16 3 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 2 (0.048%) P3O
System Software
1 128 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 62 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
4 15 (0.36%) vSphere
5 12 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (0.24%) XenApp
7 9 (0.22%) VMware ESX
7 9 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
7 9 (0.22%) NFS
8 7 (0.17%) HDFS
9 6 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 5 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.096%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.072%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (0.072%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.072%) Samba
12 3 (0.072%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.048%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 1 (0.024%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 49 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (0.67%) Control-M
3 26 (0.62%) SCCM
4 19 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
5 13 (0.31%) Data Guard
6 11 (0.26%) SCOM
7 10 (0.24%) Nagios
8 9 (0.22%) NetBackup
8 9 (0.22%) WSUS
9 7 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (0.17%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.12%) Puppet
11 4 (0.096%) Cobbler
11 4 (0.096%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.096%) CFEngine
11 4 (0.096%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.096%) MOM
11 4 (0.096%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.072%) HP SIM
13 2 (0.048%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 657 (15.79%) Oracle
2 442 (10.62%) Microsoft
3 257 (6.17%) Sybase
4 137 (3.29%) TIBCO
5 106 (2.55%) Business Objects
6 90 (2.16%) Bloomberg
7 80 (1.92%) VMware
7 80 (1.92%) Cisco
8 75 (1.80%) JBoss
8 75 (1.80%) Citrix
9 72 (1.73%) Informatica
10 70 (1.68%) Reuters
10 70 (1.68%) Murex
11 67 (1.61%) HP
12 58 (1.39%) Calypso
13 57 (1.37%) IBM
14 44 (1.06%) SAP
15 42 (1.01%) Fidessa
16 38 (0.91%) Juniper
17 33 (0.79%) F5
London
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare etc.
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + benefits including banking bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £43,000 per annum + Bonus + Market-Leading Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £75,000 to £100,000 per annum + great bonus and package
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £43,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and bens.
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday