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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 168 115 115
Rank change year-on-year
-53 0
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 1990 2604 2684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.70% 2.40% 2.29%
As % of the General category 3.86% 5.42% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1701 2057 2310
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +11.95%
General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
51533 48053 52564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.06% 44.26% 44.76%
Number of salaries quoted 39959 37779 44236
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 31 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 31 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 -52 1875 £65,000 -3.70% 285
London -17 1772 £67,500 -3.57% 269
City of London -16 666 £65,000 +4.00% 132
Scotland -8 105 £55,000 +4.76% 17
Glasgow -12 71 £57,500 +4.54% 10
South East -16 53 £55,000 -12.00% 6
Surrey -12 40 £55,000 -12.00% 3
Stirling +2 21 £45,000 -6.25% 1
West Midlands -42 21 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Guildford - 21 £55,000 -
Birmingham -30 20 £50,000 +5.26% 2
North West +1 11 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Edinburgh -34 11 £42,500 -19.04% 4
South West -28 10 £50,000 - 6
West Sussex - 10 £55,000 -
Docklands, London -20 9 £65,000 -16.12%
Dorset -25 9 £50,000 - 1
Liverpool - 6 £60,000 -
Merseyside - 6 £60,000 -
Horsham - 6 £57,500 -
Manchester +5 4 £62,500 -26.47%
Camberley +3 4 £57,500 -
Yorkshire -40 4 £80,000 +107.79% 1
West Yorkshire -51 4 £80,000 +107.79% 1
Crawley - 4 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 4 £70,000 -
Gatwick - 4 £55,000 -
Reigate - 4 £55,000 -
Belfast -11 3 - - 4
County Antrim -12 3 - - 4

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 4059 (100.00%) Banking
2 2511 (61.86%) Finance
3 1238 (30.50%) SQL
4 1139 (28.06%) Java
5 830 (20.45%) Front Office
6 770 (18.97%) C#
7 733 (18.06%) Degree
8 713 (17.57%) UNIX
9 641 (15.79%) Oracle
10 635 (15.64%) SQL Server
11 627 (15.45%) .NET
12 575 (14.17%) Derivative
13 518 (12.76%) Equities
14 517 (12.74%) C++
15 498 (12.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 480 (11.83%) Linux
17 453 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
18 429 (10.57%) Microsoft
19 423 (10.42%) Project Management
20 421 (10.37%) Windows
21 417 (10.27%) Fixed Income
22 381 (9.39%) Risk Management
23 357 (8.80%) TDD
24 352 (8.67%) Multithreading
25 335 (8.25%) OO
26 319 (7.86%) Business Analysis
27 301 (7.42%) Asset Management
28 297 (7.32%) WPF
29 290 (7.14%) Back Office
30 286 (7.05%) Computer Science

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 114 (2.81%) SharePoint
2 83 (2.04%) WebLogic
3 69 (1.70%) MS Exchange
4 57 (1.40%) MQSeries
4 57 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 53 (1.31%) IIS
6 43 (1.06%) SAS
6 43 (1.06%) TIBCO EMS
7 40 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 40 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
7 40 (0.99%) WebSphere
8 35 (0.86%) Tomcat
9 32 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
10 31 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
11 26 (0.64%) Apache
12 21 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
13 17 (0.42%) GemFire
14 16 (0.39%) Node.js
15 15 (0.37%) Lync
15 15 (0.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 253 (6.23%) MS Excel
2 148 (3.65%) MS Office
3 99 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 65 (1.60%) MS Project
5 55 (1.36%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.27%) SPSS
8 8 (0.20%) Acrobat
9 6 (0.15%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.12%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.074%) Stata
11 3 (0.074%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.025%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 29 (0.71%) Summit
2 22 (0.54%) Markit EDM
3 21 (0.52%) Kondor+
4 16 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
4 16 (0.39%) TIBCO iProcess
5 12 (0.30%) Adaptiv
6 9 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
7 8 (0.20%) Front Arena
7 8 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 8 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
7 8 (0.20%) Eikon
7 8 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.12%) Rolfe and Nolan
9 5 (0.12%) RMDS
10 4 (0.099%) LatentZero
10 4 (0.099%) Cognos TM1
10 4 (0.099%) SimCorp Dimension
10 4 (0.099%) Global One
10 4 (0.099%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.099%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.099%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.074%) GitHub
3 2 (0.049%) SaaS
3 2 (0.049%) PaaS
4 1 (0.025%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (1.87%) Firewall
2 54 (1.33%) SAN
3 44 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 39 (0.96%) BGP
5 31 (0.76%) DNS
5 31 (0.76%) EIGRP
6 26 (0.64%) FTP
6 26 (0.64%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (0.52%) DHCP
8 20 (0.49%) Internet
9 19 (0.47%) Intranet
10 16 (0.39%) HTTP
10 16 (0.39%) WAN
10 16 (0.39%) Multicast
11 15 (0.37%) LAN
12 14 (0.34%) NAS
13 13 (0.32%) LDAP
14 11 (0.27%) OSPF
14 11 (0.27%) VoIP
15 8 (0.20%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 635 (15.64%) SQL Server
2 251 (6.18%) Data Warehouse
3 175 (4.31%) Relational Database
4 148 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 127 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 111 (2.73%) Oracle Database
7 97 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 96 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 87 (2.14%) QlikView
10 68 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 67 (1.65%) RDBMS
11 67 (1.65%) Data Mining
12 66 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
13 61 (1.50%) Big Data
14 56 (1.38%) OLAP
15 55 (1.36%) KDB
16 54 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 53 (1.31%) Hadoop
18 42 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
19 40 (0.99%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 117 (2.88%) Subversion
2 109 (2.69%) JUnit
3 87 (2.14%) QuickTest Pro
4 80 (1.97%) Maven
5 77 (1.90%) JIRA
6 55 (1.36%) Selenium
7 51 (1.26%) Eclipse
8 50 (1.23%) TeamCity
9 46 (1.13%) NUnit
10 43 (1.06%) Moq
11 42 (1.03%) MSTest
12 41 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
13 32 (0.79%) Git (software)
14 31 (0.76%) Visual Studio
15 30 (0.74%) LoadRunner
16 28 (0.69%) Rhino Mocks
17 26 (0.64%) Toad
18 25 (0.62%) Cucumber
18 25 (0.62%) FitNesse
19 23 (0.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 4059 (100.00%) Banking
2 2511 (61.86%) Finance
3 830 (20.45%) Front Office
4 290 (7.14%) Back Office
5 234 (5.76%) Retail
6 196 (4.83%) Financial Institution
7 127 (3.13%) Legal
8 121 (2.98%) Retail Banking
9 105 (2.59%) Telecoms
10 71 (1.75%) Marketing
11 64 (1.58%) Corporate Banking
12 34 (0.84%) International Banking
13 21 (0.52%) Advertising
14 19 (0.47%) General Ledger
15 15 (0.37%) Private Banking
16 14 (0.34%) Games
17 13 (0.32%) French Language
18 11 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
18 11 (0.27%) Spanish Language
19 10 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 1550 (38.19%) Developer
2 1028 (25.33%) Analyst
3 600 (14.78%) Business Analyst
4 594 (14.63%) Java Developer
5 304 (7.49%) C# Developer
6 259 (6.38%) Project Manager
7 222 (5.47%) Senior Developer
7 222 (5.47%) .NET Developer
8 207 (5.10%) Architect
9 201 (4.95%) Banking Business Analyst
10 189 (4.66%) Support Analyst
11 161 (3.97%) Applications Support
12 147 (3.62%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 142 (3.50%) C# .NET Developer
14 128 (3.15%) C++ Developer
15 125 (3.08%) Programmer
16 122 (3.01%) Consultant
17 120 (2.96%) Senior Java Developer
18 94 (2.32%) Senior Analyst
19 88 (2.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 627 (15.45%) .NET
2 297 (7.32%) WPF
3 235 (5.79%) ASP.NET
4 214 (5.27%) Spring
5 211 (5.20%) HTML
6 190 (4.68%) J2EE
7 189 (4.66%) XML
8 180 (4.43%) WCF
9 129 (3.18%) Middleware
10 127 (3.13%) Java EE
11 117 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
12 111 (2.73%) .NET Framework
13 106 (2.61%) HTML5
14 102 (2.51%) WinForms
15 101 (2.49%) CSS
16 89 (2.19%) Web Services
17 84 (2.07%) Hibernate
18 80 (1.97%) JMS
19 57 (1.40%) J2SE
20 54 (1.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 575 (14.17%) Derivative
2 518 (12.76%) Equities
3 498 (12.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 417 (10.27%) Fixed Income
5 286 (7.05%) Computer Science
6 236 (5.81%) Market Risk
7 228 (5.62%) Credit Risk
8 169 (4.16%) Mathematics
9 163 (4.02%) Reference Data
10 151 (3.72%) Hedge funds
11 91 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
12 79 (1.95%) Open Source
12 79 (1.95%) Physics
13 67 (1.65%) Equity Derivative
14 58 (1.43%) Grid Computing
14 58 (1.43%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 57 (1.40%) Blackberry
16 52 (1.28%) Tandem
17 51 (1.26%) Client/Server
18 49 (1.21%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 713 (17.57%) UNIX
2 480 (11.83%) Linux
3 421 (10.37%) Windows
4 64 (1.58%) Solaris
5 61 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (1.26%) Windows XP
7 41 (1.01%) Windows 7
8 30 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (0.47%) NetWare
10 13 (0.32%) AIX
11 10 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
12 9 (0.22%) HPUX
13 5 (0.12%) Android
14 4 (0.099%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.099%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.049%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.049%) CentOS
16 1 (0.025%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
2 423 (10.42%) Project Management
3 381 (9.39%) Risk Management
4 357 (8.80%) TDD
5 352 (8.67%) Multithreading
6 335 (8.25%) OO
7 319 (7.86%) Business Analysis
8 301 (7.42%) Asset Management
9 274 (6.75%) Scrum
10 260 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 245 (6.04%) Low Latency
12 233 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
13 216 (5.32%) Software Engineering
14 211 (5.20%) Data Modelling
15 209 (5.15%) Investment Management
16 197 (4.85%) MVC
17 191 (4.71%) Analytics
18 180 (4.43%) ETL
19 168 (4.14%) UML
20 167 (4.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1238 (30.50%) SQL
2 1139 (28.06%) Java
3 770 (18.97%) C#
4 517 (12.74%) C++
5 255 (6.28%) Perl
6 228 (5.62%) Python
7 223 (5.49%) JavaScript
8 123 (3.03%) Shell Script
9 116 (2.86%) C
10 113 (2.78%) PL/SQL
11 91 (2.24%) VBA
12 70 (1.72%) T-SQL
13 54 (1.33%) PowerShell
14 52 (1.28%) Ruby
15 48 (1.18%) VB
16 35 (0.86%) Scala
17 28 (0.69%) VBScript
18 27 (0.67%) Bash Shell
19 22 (0.54%) Groovy
20 18 (0.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 733 (18.06%) Degree
2 85 (2.09%) PMI Certification
3 70 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 59 (1.45%) ISEB
4 59 (1.45%) PMP
5 57 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (1.03%) MCP
6 42 (1.03%) CCNP
7 38 (0.94%) MCTS
7 38 (0.94%) MCAD
7 38 (0.94%) MCSD
8 31 (0.76%) CCIE
9 22 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 21 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (0.47%) ISTQB
12 17 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 15 (0.37%) CISA
14 14 (0.34%) CCNA
14 14 (0.34%) CISSP
15 12 (0.30%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (6.45%) QA
2 83 (2.04%) EMIR
3 80 (1.97%) Dodd-Frank
4 71 (1.75%) Basel III
5 45 (1.11%) SLA
5 45 (1.11%) MiFID
6 44 (1.08%) FATCA
7 38 (0.94%) Solvency II
8 34 (0.84%) COREP
9 30 (0.74%) CRD IV
10 24 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 24 (0.59%) Data Quality
11 19 (0.47%) Basel II
12 16 (0.39%) FINREP
13 7 (0.17%) COBIT
14 6 (0.15%) ISO 9001
15 5 (0.12%) AIFMD
16 4 (0.099%) ISO 9000
17 3 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 2 (0.049%) P3O
System Software
1 127 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 59 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
4 16 (0.39%) vSphere
5 13 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
6 10 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
6 10 (0.25%) XenApp
7 9 (0.22%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.20%) NFS
9 6 (0.15%) HDFS
9 6 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 4 (0.099%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.074%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.074%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.049%) Samba
13 2 (0.049%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 1 (0.025%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 49 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
2 28 (0.69%) Control-M
3 25 (0.62%) SCCM
4 16 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
5 14 (0.34%) Data Guard
6 10 (0.25%) SCOM
7 9 (0.22%) NetBackup
7 9 (0.22%) Nagios
7 9 (0.22%) WSUS
8 7 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 7 (0.17%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.12%) Puppet
9 5 (0.12%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.099%) BladeLogic
10 4 (0.099%) CFEngine
10 4 (0.099%) Cobbler
10 4 (0.099%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.074%) HP SIM
11 3 (0.074%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.074%) MOM
Vendors
1 641 (15.79%) Oracle
2 429 (10.57%) Microsoft
3 246 (6.06%) Sybase
4 132 (3.25%) TIBCO
5 108 (2.66%) Business Objects
6 94 (2.32%) Bloomberg
7 81 (2.00%) Cisco
8 78 (1.92%) VMware
9 76 (1.87%) Murex
10 73 (1.80%) Reuters
11 72 (1.77%) Informatica
12 70 (1.72%) JBoss
12 70 (1.72%) Citrix
13 68 (1.68%) HP
14 62 (1.53%) Calypso
15 54 (1.33%) IBM
16 44 (1.08%) SAP
17 42 (1.03%) Juniper
18 41 (1.01%) Fidessa
19 36 (0.89%) F5
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + + Bonus + work from home + Pension
Posted: 43 minutes ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West
Cognizant
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £90,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55 - £65 per annum + + Bonus + work from home + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60 - £80 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bank of America
Posted: Yesterday
London
Caspian One Ltd
Posted: Yesterday