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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 186 180 118
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -62
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 1858 1853 2540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.70% 1.61% 2.39%
As % of the General category 3.80% 3.69% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1561 2018
Average salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%

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
48938 50260 47797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.69% 43.80% 44.99%
Number of salaries quoted 39063 38661 37726
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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 £45,000 £45,000 £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 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 28 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 0 1744 £67,500 - 224
London 0 1621 £70,000 +3.70% 208
City of London -8 442 £70,000 +7.69% 75
Scotland -1 99 £57,500 - 21
North West +52 57 £70,000 +16.66% 5
Glasgow -25 39 £57,500 - 4
Edinburgh +21 38 £64,500 +20.00% 16
Cheshire - 27 £70,000 -
Docklands, London +15 23 £72,500 -14.70% 5
South East -5 22 £55,000 +10.00%
Manchester +17 20 £55,000 -12.00% 5
Stirling +9 20 £65,000 +44.44%
South West -13 17 - - 5
Birmingham +1 16 £50,000 -4.76% 3
West Midlands -15 16 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Canary Wharf +13 14 £75,000 -25.00%
Dorset +11 12 - - 2
Bournemouth - 12 - - 2
Liverpool +18 10 £70,000 +27.27%
Merseyside +14 10 £70,000 +27.27%
East Midlands +2 5 £58,750 - 1
Bristol -16 5 - -
Kent +5 4 £70,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £57,500 -
Chester - 4 £87,500 -
Nottingham - 4 £57,500 -
Northern Ireland +24 3 £32,500 -7.14%
County Antrim +24 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Belfast +21 3 £32,500 -7.14%
East of England +1 3 £45,000 -

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 3437 (100.00%) Banking
2 1888 (54.93%) Finance
3 1022 (29.74%) SQL
4 788 (22.93%) Java
5 767 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
6 756 (22.00%) Front Office
7 637 (18.53%) C#
8 565 (16.44%) UNIX
9 543 (15.80%) Degree
10 494 (14.37%) Equities
11 488 (14.20%) Derivative
12 467 (13.59%) Oracle
13 429 (12.48%) SQL Server
14 427 (12.42%) .NET
14 427 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
15 426 (12.39%) Project Management
16 400 (11.64%) Business Analysis
17 373 (10.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 370 (10.77%) Fixed Income
19 352 (10.24%) Windows
20 338 (9.83%) Linux
21 314 (9.14%) SDLC
22 313 (9.11%) Risk Management
23 309 (8.99%) Microsoft
24 308 (8.96%) Retail
25 299 (8.70%) Back Office
26 286 (8.32%) Asset Management
27 282 (8.20%) C++
28 267 (7.77%) Computer Science
29 265 (7.71%) Multithreading

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 89 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 30 (0.87%) Confluence
3 27 (0.79%) Lync
3 27 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
4 26 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 24 (0.70%) Tomcat
6 22 (0.64%) MS Exchange
6 22 (0.64%) WebLogic
6 22 (0.64%) WebSphere
7 20 (0.58%) Apache Spark
8 19 (0.55%) Apache Pig
9 17 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (0.49%) SAS
10 16 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
11 13 (0.38%) IIS
12 12 (0.35%) JBoss
13 11 (0.32%) Apache
13 11 (0.32%) MQSeries
14 10 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 7 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 158 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 59 (1.72%) MS Visio
2 59 (1.72%) MS Office
3 58 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 55 (1.60%) MS Project
5 11 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.17%) SPSS
7 5 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.058%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 48 (1.40%) Markit EDM
2 34 (0.99%) LatentZero
3 33 (0.96%) thinkFolio
4 32 (0.93%) ION MarketView
5 30 (0.87%) Eagle PACE
6 28 (0.81%) MultiFonds
7 27 (0.79%) Front Arena
7 27 (0.79%) HiInvest
7 27 (0.79%) HiPerformance
7 27 (0.79%) HiPortfolio
7 27 (0.79%) Decalog
7 27 (0.79%) LongView
7 27 (0.79%) Beauchamp
7 27 (0.79%) PORTIA
7 27 (0.79%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
7 27 (0.79%) Advent Moxy
8 20 (0.58%) Summit
9 19 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
10 17 (0.49%) Advent Geneva
11 15 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.44%) SaaS
2 8 (0.23%) Office 365
3 7 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.17%) PaaS
5 4 (0.12%) Mimecast
5 4 (0.12%) IaaS
6 3 (0.087%) Force.com
7 2 (0.058%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (0.058%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.058%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.029%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 59 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 49 (1.43%) SAN
3 45 (1.31%) Firewall
4 40 (1.16%) Multicast
5 32 (0.93%) WAN
6 29 (0.84%) Unified Communications
7 28 (0.81%) LAN
7 28 (0.81%) FTP
8 22 (0.64%) VoIP
9 21 (0.61%) BGP
10 20 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (0.49%) Network Security
12 17 (0.49%) DSL
12 17 (0.49%) EIGRP
12 17 (0.49%) VPN
13 16 (0.47%) OSPF
13 16 (0.47%) VLAN
14 15 (0.44%) IP Telephony
15 13 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 429 (12.48%) SQL Server
2 118 (3.43%) Relational Database
3 97 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 90 (2.62%) Oracle Database
5 88 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
6 86 (2.50%) Big Data
7 81 (2.36%) Hadoop
8 62 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 58 (1.69%) RDBMS
10 51 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
11 48 (1.40%) NoSQL
11 48 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
12 45 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 40 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
14 39 (1.13%) OLAP
15 38 (1.11%) QlikView
16 36 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
17 26 (0.76%) KDB
17 26 (0.76%) MySQL
18 22 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 98 (2.85%) Subversion
2 75 (2.18%) NUnit
3 70 (2.04%) JIRA
4 61 (1.77%) TeamCity
5 59 (1.72%) Moq
6 52 (1.51%) JUnit
7 44 (1.28%) Git (software)
7 44 (1.28%) Maven
7 44 (1.28%) MSTest
8 43 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
9 41 (1.19%) Selenium
10 33 (0.96%) Jenkins
11 31 (0.90%) Cucumber
12 25 (0.73%) Visual Studio
13 21 (0.61%) Eclipse
13 21 (0.61%) WebDriver
14 18 (0.52%) Mockito
14 18 (0.52%) SpecFlow
15 15 (0.44%) HP UFT
16 12 (0.35%) JMeter
General
1 3437 (100.00%) Banking
2 1888 (54.93%) Finance
3 756 (22.00%) Front Office
4 308 (8.96%) Retail
5 299 (8.70%) Back Office
6 200 (5.82%) Financial Institution
7 158 (4.60%) Retail Banking
8 130 (3.78%) Legal
9 68 (1.98%) Corporate Banking
10 43 (1.25%) Games
11 42 (1.22%) Private Banking
12 26 (0.76%) Telecoms
13 18 (0.52%) Marketing
14 17 (0.49%) General Ledger
15 16 (0.47%) Wholesale Banking
16 8 (0.23%) Billing
17 6 (0.17%) Online Betting
18 4 (0.12%) Advertising
18 4 (0.12%) International Banking
19 3 (0.087%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1112 (32.35%) Developer
2 955 (27.79%) Analyst
3 624 (18.16%) Business Analyst
4 326 (9.49%) Java Developer
5 281 (8.18%) C# Developer
6 266 (7.74%) Banking Business Analyst
7 225 (6.55%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 214 (6.23%) Project Manager
9 170 (4.95%) Support Analyst
10 166 (4.83%) Architect
11 161 (4.68%) Applications Support
12 142 (4.13%) Consultant
12 142 (4.13%) .NET Developer
13 141 (4.10%) Senior Developer
14 108 (3.14%) C++ Developer
15 81 (2.36%) C# .NET Developer
16 80 (2.33%) Applications Support Analyst
17 75 (2.18%) Junior
18 72 (2.09%) SQL Developer
19 68 (1.98%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 427 (12.42%) .NET
2 225 (6.55%) WPF
3 190 (5.53%) WCF
4 176 (5.12%) XML
5 152 (4.42%) ASP.NET
6 130 (3.78%) HTML
7 125 (3.64%) Spring
8 106 (3.08%) Mason
9 104 (3.03%) .NET Framework
10 100 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC
11 99 (2.88%) J2EE
12 98 (2.85%) FIX Protocol
13 97 (2.82%) HTML5
14 81 (2.36%) Web Services
15 79 (2.30%) Hibernate
16 71 (2.07%) AngularJS
17 70 (2.04%) WinForms
18 61 (1.77%) CSS
19 57 (1.66%) JMS
20 54 (1.57%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 494 (14.37%) Equities
2 488 (14.20%) Derivative
3 427 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
4 373 (10.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 370 (10.77%) Fixed Income
6 267 (7.77%) Computer Science
7 145 (4.22%) Hedge funds
8 123 (3.58%) Equity Derivative
9 113 (3.29%) Management Information System
10 110 (3.20%) Credit Risk
11 108 (3.14%) Market Risk
12 102 (2.97%) Reference Data
13 93 (2.71%) Mathematics
14 68 (1.98%) Blackberry
15 63 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
15 63 (1.83%) Data Structures
16 62 (1.80%) User Experience
17 52 (1.51%) Tandem
18 49 (1.43%) SWIFT
19 48 (1.40%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 565 (16.44%) UNIX
2 352 (10.24%) Windows
3 338 (9.83%) Linux
4 62 (1.80%) Windows 7
5 48 (1.40%) Solaris
6 26 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (0.58%) Windows XP
8 17 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.23%) AIX
12 7 (0.20%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.17%) Android
14 4 (0.12%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.058%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.058%) CentOS
15 2 (0.058%) SUSE
15 2 (0.058%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.029%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 767 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
2 426 (12.39%) Project Management
3 400 (11.64%) Business Analysis
4 314 (9.14%) SDLC
5 313 (9.11%) Risk Management
6 286 (8.32%) Asset Management
7 265 (7.71%) Multithreading
8 255 (7.42%) TDD
9 232 (6.75%) OO
10 219 (6.37%) Analytics
11 210 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 202 (5.88%) Scrum
13 187 (5.44%) User Acceptance Testing
14 162 (4.71%) Investment Management
15 161 (4.68%) ITIL
16 157 (4.57%) Continuous Integration
17 156 (4.54%) PRINCE2
18 151 (4.39%) Wealth Management
18 151 (4.39%) Low Latency
19 136 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1022 (29.74%) SQL
2 788 (22.93%) Java
3 637 (18.53%) C#
4 282 (8.20%) C++
5 212 (6.17%) Python
6 192 (5.59%) Perl
7 143 (4.16%) JavaScript
8 136 (3.96%) Shell Script
9 100 (2.91%) PL/SQL
10 80 (2.33%) VBA
11 71 (2.07%) Scala
12 65 (1.89%) C
13 56 (1.63%) T-SQL
14 52 (1.51%) Bash Shell
15 41 (1.19%) PowerShell
16 37 (1.08%) Korn
17 32 (0.93%) F#
18 22 (0.64%) Ruby
19 20 (0.58%) Haskell
19 20 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 543 (15.80%) Degree
2 79 (2.30%) PMI Certification
3 60 (1.75%) PMP
4 43 (1.25%) CISA
5 36 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (1.02%) CISSP
7 27 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (0.76%) ISEB
9 23 (0.67%) MCP
9 23 (0.67%) MCSE
10 22 (0.64%) CISM
10 22 (0.64%) ACCA
11 21 (0.61%) CCNP
12 19 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 12 (0.35%) CCNA
14 10 (0.29%) ISTQB
15 9 (0.26%) PhD
15 9 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.26%) IIBA
16 8 (0.23%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (6.08%) QA
2 89 (2.59%) MiFID
3 86 (2.50%) EMIR
4 85 (2.47%) Dodd-Frank
5 51 (1.48%) CRD IV
6 41 (1.19%) Solvency II
7 36 (1.05%) SLA
8 33 (0.96%) Basel III
9 28 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 21 (0.61%) Data Quality
11 20 (0.58%) Basel II
12 18 (0.52%) FATCA
13 13 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 12 (0.35%) COREP
15 10 (0.29%) COBIT
16 8 (0.23%) FINREP
17 7 (0.20%) PCI DSS
18 6 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
19 1 (0.029%) ISO 9000
19 1 (0.029%) P3O
System Software
1 76 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 23 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
2 23 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (0.29%) XenApp
5 9 (0.26%) HDFS
6 6 (0.17%) NFS
7 5 (0.15%) VMware Server
8 4 (0.12%) GPFS
8 4 (0.12%) vSphere
8 4 (0.12%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.087%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.087%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (0.087%) Veritas File System
9 3 (0.087%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.058%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.058%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.029%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.029%) Cronacle
11 1 (0.029%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 39 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (0.58%) Data Guard
3 19 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
4 18 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
5 10 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.29%) SCCM
6 9 (0.26%) Puppet
6 9 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 9 (0.26%) Control-M
7 7 (0.20%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.12%) SnapMirror
9 4 (0.12%) SnapLock
9 4 (0.12%) SnapVault
9 4 (0.12%) Nagios
9 4 (0.12%) SCOM
10 3 (0.087%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.087%) Netcool
10 3 (0.087%) Ansible
10 3 (0.087%) Oozie
Vendors
1 467 (13.59%) Oracle
2 309 (8.99%) Microsoft
3 135 (3.93%) Sybase
4 83 (2.41%) Cisco
5 67 (1.95%) TIBCO
6 64 (1.86%) Fidessa
7 57 (1.66%) Murex
7 57 (1.66%) IBM
7 57 (1.66%) Reuters
7 57 (1.66%) Bloomberg
8 44 (1.28%) HP
8 44 (1.28%) Advent
9 43 (1.25%) Informatica
9 43 (1.25%) Linedata
10 41 (1.19%) Citrix
11 40 (1.16%) SunGard
12 38 (1.11%) VMware
13 37 (1.08%) Charles River
14 36 (1.05%) Misys
15 34 (0.99%) ION Trading
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000 - £125000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Banking Bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £11000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + c.25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40K - 60K
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40K - 60K
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40K - 60K
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40K - 60K
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 to £80,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £43k to £60K plus attractive benefits
Posted: Yesterday