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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 187 119 120
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +1
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 1797 2527 2685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.57% 2.37% 2.32%
As % of the General category 3.59% 5.25% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1512 1990 2181
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%

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
50066 48140 52336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.73% 45.12% 45.16%
Number of salaries quoted 38614 38226 43474
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 £45,000 £42,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -70 1681 £67,500 -3.57% 282
London -25 1584 £67,500 -3.57% 268
City of London -27 535 £67,500 - 136
Scotland -16 104 £57,500 +9.52% 11
Glasgow +5 76 £57,500 +4.54% 6
South East -33 41 £50,000 -16.66% 6
Surrey -17 33 £50,000 -20.00% 6
Birmingham -23 33 £52,500 +10.52% 1
West Midlands -29 33 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Stirling -13 17 £45,000 -6.25% 2
Guildford - 14 £65,000 - 1
Edinburgh -38 10 £40,000 -23.80% 3
North West -17 9 £55,000 +15.78% 3
South West -48 9 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Manchester -2 6 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Dorset -23 6 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Docklands, London -23 6 £85,000 +9.67% 6
Bromley -10 4 £47,000 -37.33%
Canary Wharf -15 4 £80,000 -5.88%
Bournemouth -29 4 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Liverpool - 3 £50,000 -
M4 Corridor - 3 £75,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £50,000 -
Belfast 0 2 £35,000 -20.00% 2
County Antrim -2 2 £35,000 -20.00% 2
Northern Ireland -2 2 £35,000 -20.00% 2
Kent -3 2 £62,500 +38.88%
Bristol -4 2 £80,000 +10.34%
East of England -25 2 £53,500 +18.88% 1
Yorkshire -44 2 £50,000 +33.33% 1

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3976 (100.00%) Banking
2 2395 (60.24%) Finance
3 1166 (29.33%) Java
4 1160 (29.18%) SQL
5 972 (24.45%) Agile Software Development
6 851 (21.40%) Front Office
7 726 (18.26%) Degree
8 718 (18.06%) C#
9 671 (16.88%) UNIX
10 617 (15.52%) SQL Server
11 594 (14.94%) Oracle
12 583 (14.66%) .NET
13 570 (14.34%) Derivative
14 539 (13.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 524 (13.18%) C++
16 501 (12.60%) Equities
17 495 (12.45%) Linux
18 432 (10.87%) Windows
19 423 (10.64%) Fixed Income
20 398 (10.01%) Project Management
21 396 (9.96%) Microsoft
22 368 (9.26%) Multithreading
23 352 (8.85%) Risk Management
24 350 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
25 348 (8.75%) OO
26 326 (8.20%) TDD
27 307 (7.72%) Computer Science
28 301 (7.57%) Business Analysis
29 277 (6.97%) Low Latency
30 273 (6.87%) MS Excel

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 117 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 77 (1.94%) MS Exchange
3 76 (1.91%) WebLogic
4 63 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 51 (1.28%) MQSeries
6 49 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 47 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
8 46 (1.16%) IIS
9 37 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
10 35 (0.88%) WebSphere
11 34 (0.86%) SAS
12 33 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
13 31 (0.78%) TIBCO EMS
14 28 (0.70%) Tomcat
15 27 (0.68%) Apache
16 19 (0.48%) GemFire
16 19 (0.48%) Confluence
17 17 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
18 16 (0.40%) Node.js
19 12 (0.30%) Lync
Applications
1 273 (6.87%) MS Excel
2 147 (3.70%) MS Office
3 109 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 61 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 56 (1.41%) MS Project
6 17 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.28%) SPSS
8 6 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.13%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.10%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.10%) Mingle
11 1 (0.025%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 24 (0.60%) Summit
2 22 (0.55%) Markit EDM
3 19 (0.48%) Kondor+
4 11 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
5 10 (0.25%) TIBCO iProcess
6 9 (0.23%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 8 (0.20%) Oracle General Ledger
7 8 (0.20%) Eikon
7 8 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
8 7 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (0.15%) Adaptiv
10 5 (0.13%) RMDS
10 5 (0.13%) Algo Collateral
11 4 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
11 4 (0.10%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
11 4 (0.10%) Cognos TM1
11 4 (0.10%) Front Arena
12 3 (0.075%) HFM
12 3 (0.075%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 3 (0.075%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.10%) GitHub
2 3 (0.075%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.050%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.050%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 97 (2.44%) Firewall
2 54 (1.36%) SAN
3 47 (1.18%) BGP
4 45 (1.13%) TCP/IP
5 44 (1.11%) EIGRP
6 39 (0.98%) DNS
7 34 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
8 30 (0.75%) DHCP
9 22 (0.55%) WAN
9 22 (0.55%) LAN
9 22 (0.55%) Multicast
10 20 (0.50%) FTP
11 19 (0.48%) OSPF
12 16 (0.40%) LDAP
13 14 (0.35%) MPLS
14 12 (0.30%) Internet
15 11 (0.28%) VoIP
15 11 (0.28%) VPN
16 10 (0.25%) NAS
16 10 (0.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 617 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 250 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
3 163 (4.10%) Relational Database
4 160 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 122 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 98 (2.46%) Oracle Database
7 96 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 91 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 73 (1.84%) QlikView
10 69 (1.74%) Data Mining
11 64 (1.61%) Big Data
12 63 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 63 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
13 58 (1.46%) OLAP
14 54 (1.36%) RDBMS
15 52 (1.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 44 (1.11%) Hadoop
17 43 (1.08%) KDB
18 40 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
19 35 (0.88%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 113 (2.84%) Subversion
2 109 (2.74%) JUnit
3 92 (2.31%) Maven
4 88 (2.21%) JIRA
5 81 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
6 53 (1.33%) Selenium
7 47 (1.18%) Eclipse
8 43 (1.08%) MSTest
9 39 (0.98%) NUnit
10 35 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 34 (0.86%) Moq
12 31 (0.78%) Git (software)
13 30 (0.75%) Rhino Mocks
13 30 (0.75%) TeamCity
14 28 (0.70%) FitNesse
15 27 (0.68%) Jenkins
16 23 (0.58%) Cucumber
16 23 (0.58%) ClearCase
16 23 (0.58%) LoadRunner
17 22 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 3976 (100.00%) Banking
2 2395 (60.24%) Finance
3 851 (21.40%) Front Office
4 264 (6.64%) Back Office
5 245 (6.16%) Retail
6 207 (5.21%) Financial Institution
7 121 (3.04%) Legal
8 110 (2.77%) Retail Banking
9 102 (2.57%) Telecoms
10 58 (1.46%) Marketing
11 57 (1.43%) Corporate Banking
12 34 (0.86%) Private Banking
13 25 (0.63%) International Banking
14 17 (0.43%) Law
14 17 (0.43%) Games
14 17 (0.43%) Advertising
14 17 (0.43%) French Language
15 14 (0.35%) General Ledger
16 12 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
17 9 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1567 (39.41%) Developer
2 948 (23.84%) Analyst
3 602 (15.14%) Java Developer
4 533 (13.41%) Business Analyst
5 259 (6.51%) C# Developer
6 214 (5.38%) Project Manager
7 211 (5.31%) Senior Developer
8 200 (5.03%) .NET Developer
9 189 (4.75%) Banking Business Analyst
10 186 (4.68%) Support Analyst
10 186 (4.68%) Architect
11 157 (3.95%) C++ Developer
12 155 (3.90%) Applications Support
13 138 (3.47%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 128 (3.22%) Consultant
15 124 (3.12%) C# .NET Developer
16 117 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
17 106 (2.67%) Programmer
18 94 (2.36%) Junior
19 89 (2.24%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 583 (14.66%) .NET
2 255 (6.41%) WPF
3 219 (5.51%) HTML
4 213 (5.36%) Spring
5 206 (5.18%) ASP.NET
6 189 (4.75%) XML
7 177 (4.45%) J2EE
8 150 (3.77%) WCF
9 122 (3.07%) Middleware
10 113 (2.84%) .NET Framework
11 110 (2.77%) CSS
12 107 (2.69%) Java EE
13 103 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 94 (2.36%) HTML5
15 86 (2.16%) WinForms
16 82 (2.06%) Web Services
17 80 (2.01%) Hibernate
18 71 (1.79%) JMS
19 57 (1.43%) FIX Protocol
20 54 (1.36%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 570 (14.34%) Derivative
2 539 (13.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 501 (12.60%) Equities
4 423 (10.64%) Fixed Income
5 350 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
6 307 (7.72%) Computer Science
7 232 (5.84%) Market Risk
8 206 (5.18%) Credit Risk
9 178 (4.48%) Mathematics
10 159 (4.00%) Reference Data
11 139 (3.50%) Hedge funds
12 90 (2.26%) Open Source
13 87 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
14 82 (2.06%) Physics
15 66 (1.66%) Blackberry
16 60 (1.51%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 56 (1.41%) Grid Computing
18 54 (1.36%) Equity Derivative
18 54 (1.36%) Tandem
19 53 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 671 (16.88%) UNIX
2 495 (12.45%) Linux
3 432 (10.87%) Windows
4 66 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (1.56%) Windows XP
6 57 (1.43%) Solaris
7 44 (1.11%) Windows 7
8 36 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (0.55%) NetWare
10 13 (0.33%) Android
10 13 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
11 12 (0.30%) AIX
12 10 (0.25%) HPUX
13 9 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (0.20%) Apple iOS
14 8 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.15%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.10%) CentOS
16 4 (0.10%) SUSE
17 3 (0.075%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 972 (24.45%) Agile Software Development
2 398 (10.01%) Project Management
3 368 (9.26%) Multithreading
4 352 (8.85%) Risk Management
5 348 (8.75%) OO
6 326 (8.20%) TDD
7 301 (7.57%) Business Analysis
8 277 (6.97%) Low Latency
9 261 (6.56%) Scrum
10 253 (6.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 237 (5.96%) Asset Management
12 214 (5.38%) Investment Management
13 206 (5.18%) User Acceptance Testing
14 204 (5.13%) Software Engineering
15 194 (4.88%) MVC
16 188 (4.73%) ETL
17 181 (4.55%) Data Modelling
18 180 (4.53%) Business Intelligence
19 176 (4.43%) Mentoring
20 166 (4.18%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1166 (29.33%) Java
2 1160 (29.18%) SQL
3 718 (18.06%) C#
4 524 (13.18%) C++
5 254 (6.39%) Python
6 234 (5.89%) JavaScript
7 233 (5.86%) Perl
8 118 (2.97%) VBA
9 116 (2.92%) PL/SQL
10 111 (2.79%) C
11 109 (2.74%) Shell Script
12 79 (1.99%) T-SQL
13 50 (1.26%) Ruby
14 42 (1.06%) VB
14 42 (1.06%) Scala
14 42 (1.06%) Bash Shell
15 41 (1.03%) PowerShell
16 28 (0.70%) VBScript
17 26 (0.65%) Groovy
18 20 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 726 (18.26%) Degree
2 79 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
3 60 (1.51%) ISEB
4 55 (1.38%) CCNP
4 55 (1.38%) PMI Certification
5 53 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (0.93%) PMP
7 36 (0.91%) CCIE
8 32 (0.80%) MCP
9 27 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 26 (0.65%) MCAD
10 26 (0.65%) MCSD
10 26 (0.65%) MCTS
11 22 (0.55%) CCNA
12 21 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (0.50%) ISTQB
14 15 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 12 (0.30%) ACCA
16 10 (0.25%) CISA
17 9 (0.23%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (6.06%) QA
2 72 (1.81%) EMIR
3 68 (1.71%) Dodd-Frank
4 50 (1.26%) Basel III
5 45 (1.13%) SLA
6 34 (0.86%) FATCA
7 33 (0.83%) MiFID
8 26 (0.65%) Basel II
9 23 (0.58%) COREP
10 22 (0.55%) Solvency II
11 19 (0.48%) Data Quality
12 18 (0.45%) CRD IV
13 17 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 13 (0.33%) FINREP
15 8 (0.20%) COBIT
16 6 (0.15%) ISO 9001
17 4 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 2 (0.050%) P3O
18 2 (0.050%) AIFMD
19 1 (0.025%) UCITS
System Software
1 134 (3.37%) Active Directory
2 67 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
4 17 (0.43%) vSphere
5 13 (0.33%) VMware ESX
5 13 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 12 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
7 9 (0.23%) NFS
8 8 (0.20%) XenApp
9 6 (0.15%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.13%) Samba
11 4 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.10%) XenServer
11 4 (0.10%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.075%) Postfix
12 3 (0.075%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.050%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 2 (0.050%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 48 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
2 26 (0.65%) Control-M
3 25 (0.63%) SCCM
4 21 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
5 15 (0.38%) Data Guard
6 13 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (0.30%) Puppet
7 12 (0.30%) NetBackup
8 11 (0.28%) Nagios
9 10 (0.25%) SCOM
10 9 (0.23%) WSUS
11 8 (0.20%) Tivoli
12 6 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 4 (0.10%) CFEngine
13 4 (0.10%) Ganglia
13 4 (0.10%) Cobbler
14 3 (0.075%) Backup Exec
14 3 (0.075%) BladeLogic
14 3 (0.075%) HP SIM
15 2 (0.050%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 594 (14.94%) Oracle
2 396 (9.96%) Microsoft
3 208 (5.23%) Sybase
4 108 (2.72%) Business Objects
5 107 (2.69%) TIBCO
6 94 (2.36%) Bloomberg
7 89 (2.24%) Cisco
8 86 (2.16%) VMware
9 82 (2.06%) Murex
10 75 (1.89%) Calypso
11 72 (1.81%) Reuters
12 71 (1.79%) HP
13 67 (1.69%) Citrix
14 65 (1.63%) Informatica
15 58 (1.46%) IBM
16 53 (1.33%) Juniper
17 51 (1.28%) JBoss
18 49 (1.23%) Fidessa
19 45 (1.13%) F5
20 43 (1.08%) SAP
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BONUS,LIFE INSURANCE,PENSION
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
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Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
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CIVIWEB
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday