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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 265 200 199
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -1
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 1168 1815 1770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.22% 1.68% 1.57%
As % of the General category 2.86% 3.78% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 932 1455 1493
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £66,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%

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
40771 48022 49173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.63% 44.36% 43.61%
Number of salaries quoted 33304 38343 38008
Median salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Investment Banking as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -59 1132 £70,000 - 100
London -35 1060 £70,000 - 87
City of London -31 218 £70,000 - 29
Scotland -26 34 £63,250 +10.00% 3
West Midlands -1 29 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Birmingham -13 29 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Glasgow +9 27 £70,000 +21.73% 1
South East +38 21 £32,500 -45.83% 3
Buckinghamshire +26 13 £32,500 +62.50% 2
Canary Wharf +1 13 £77,500 -11.42%
Beaconsfield +1 11 £32,500 +62.50%
South West -12 9 £60,000 +33.33% 4
North West -26 7 £25,500 -63.57% 3
East Midlands +14 6 £55,000 -8.33%
Docklands, London -3 6 £68,750 -1.78% 1
Edinburgh -21 6 £61,500 -2.76% 2
Chester +22 5 £25,500 -70.85% 2
Cheshire +21 5 £25,500 -63.57% 2
Nottingham +4 5 £55,000 -4.34%
Nottinghamshire +4 5 £55,000 -4.34%
Bristol +2 5 £60,000 +33.33%
Surrey - 4 - - 1
Croydon - 4 £140,000 -
Bournemouth +3 3 - - 4
Dorset 0 3 - - 4
Kent +2 2 - -
Manchester -24 2 - - 1
West Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
Crawley - 2 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £31,250 - 1

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 2244 (100.00%) Banking
2 1521 (67.78%) Finance
3 650 (28.97%) SQL
4 638 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
5 626 (27.90%) Java
6 452 (20.14%) C#
7 428 (19.07%) Degree
8 395 (17.60%) SQL Server
9 386 (17.20%) .NET
10 333 (14.84%) Unix
11 332 (14.80%) Front Office
12 319 (14.22%) Derivative
13 317 (14.13%) SDLC
14 305 (13.59%) Oracle
15 300 (13.37%) Fixed Income
16 292 (13.01%) Equities
17 272 (12.12%) Microsoft
18 261 (11.63%) Project Management
19 252 (11.23%) Business Analysis
20 245 (10.92%) JavaScript
21 242 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
22 218 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
23 215 (9.58%) HTML
24 208 (9.27%) Windows
25 202 (9.00%) Linux
25 202 (9.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 192 (8.56%) Python
26 192 (8.56%) Analytics
27 188 (8.38%) Wealth Management
28 176 (7.84%) Asset Management

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 75 (3.34%) Apache Spark
2 69 (3.07%) WebSphere
3 45 (2.01%) SharePoint
4 41 (1.83%) Tomcat
5 33 (1.47%) MS Exchange
6 29 (1.29%) Apache
7 27 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
7 27 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
8 26 (1.16%) WebLogic
9 24 (1.07%) IIS
10 21 (0.94%) MQSeries
11 19 (0.85%) Confluence
12 18 (0.80%) JBoss
13 17 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
14 16 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
15 14 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
16 10 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
17 9 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
18 8 (0.36%) GlassFish
18 8 (0.36%) Mule
Applications
1 156 (6.95%) MS Excel
2 65 (2.90%) MS Office
3 33 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 22 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.31%) MS Project
6 5 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.22%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.18%) Mathematica
8 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (0.98%) Markit EDM
2 20 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (0.58%) Summit
4 12 (0.53%) Eagle PACE
5 9 (0.40%) Advent Geneva
6 7 (0.31%) Algo Collateral
6 7 (0.31%) RMDS
6 7 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.22%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.18%) Eikon
8 4 (0.18%) FLEXCUBE
9 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.13%) IntelliMatch
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.089%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.089%) HiInvest
10 2 (0.089%) HiPortfolio
10 2 (0.089%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
3 22 (0.98%) Google Compute Engine
4 18 (0.80%) IaaS
5 11 (0.49%) PaaS
6 9 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.18%) Office 365
8 3 (0.13%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.089%) Bluemix
9 2 (0.089%) GitHub
9 2 (0.089%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.089%) SaaS
10 1 (0.045%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.50%) Firewall
2 33 (1.47%) LAN
3 32 (1.43%) VPN
3 32 (1.43%) WAN
4 31 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 27 (1.20%) VLAN
6 25 (1.11%) MPLS
7 24 (1.07%) DNS
7 24 (1.07%) SAN
8 22 (0.98%) BGP
9 21 (0.94%) Network Security
9 21 (0.94%) Wireless
10 20 (0.89%) OSPF
11 19 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (0.67%) DHCP
13 14 (0.62%) EIGRP
14 13 (0.58%) Multicast
15 12 (0.53%) HTTP
15 12 (0.53%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 395 (17.60%) SQL Server
2 152 (6.77%) Data Warehouse
3 120 (5.35%) Relational Database
4 109 (4.86%) Big Data
5 101 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 91 (4.06%) Hadoop
7 58 (2.58%) NoSQL
8 55 (2.45%) RDBMS
9 52 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 48 (2.14%) QlikView
11 45 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
11 45 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
12 43 (1.92%) Oracle Database
13 41 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
14 40 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 37 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
16 31 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
17 27 (1.20%) DB2
18 26 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
19 23 (1.02%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 77 (3.43%) Subversion
2 70 (3.12%) JIRA
3 63 (2.81%) Maven
4 59 (2.63%) JUnit
5 52 (2.32%) Jenkins
6 45 (2.01%) Selenium
7 42 (1.87%) Git (software)
8 28 (1.25%) Moq
8 28 (1.25%) MSTest
8 28 (1.25%) NUnit
8 28 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
8 28 (1.25%) Visual Studio
9 25 (1.11%) TeamCity
10 18 (0.80%) Cucumber
11 17 (0.76%) Eclipse
12 16 (0.71%) Mockito
13 15 (0.67%) IntelliJ
14 13 (0.58%) LoadRunner
14 13 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
15 11 (0.49%) Log4j
General
1 2244 (100.00%) Banking
2 1521 (67.78%) Finance
3 332 (14.80%) Front Office
4 135 (6.02%) Back Office
5 122 (5.44%) Retail
6 111 (4.95%) Financial Institution
7 76 (3.39%) Corporate Banking
8 71 (3.16%) Retail Banking
9 56 (2.50%) Marketing
10 44 (1.96%) Private Banking
11 36 (1.60%) Legal
12 33 (1.47%) Telecoms
13 26 (1.16%) Games
14 13 (0.58%) Online Betting
15 11 (0.49%) Advertising
16 8 (0.36%) French Language
17 7 (0.31%) German Language
17 7 (0.31%) Italian Language
17 7 (0.31%) Law
17 7 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 918 (40.91%) Developer
2 468 (20.86%) Analyst
3 364 (16.22%) Java Developer
4 315 (14.04%) Business Analyst
5 200 (8.91%) Banking Analyst
6 194 (8.65%) C# Developer
7 172 (7.66%) .NET Developer
8 163 (7.26%) Senior Developer
9 155 (6.91%) Consultant
10 128 (5.70%) SQL Developer
11 119 (5.30%) Project Manager
12 113 (5.04%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 113 (5.04%) Senior Java Developer
13 107 (4.77%) C# .NET Developer
14 85 (3.79%) Financial Analyst
15 79 (3.52%) Architect
16 73 (3.25%) ASP.NET Developer
16 73 (3.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 71 (3.16%) Applications Support
18 70 (3.12%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (17.20%) .NET
2 215 (9.58%) HTML
3 146 (6.51%) ASP.NET
4 141 (6.28%) CSS
5 135 (6.02%) HTML5
6 132 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 124 (5.53%) .NET Framework
8 122 (5.44%) XML
9 118 (5.26%) WPF
10 105 (4.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 105 (4.68%) WCF
11 91 (4.06%) Spring
12 83 (3.70%) Web Services
13 71 (3.16%) JMS
14 69 (3.07%) Middleware
15 59 (2.63%) REST
16 56 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 56 (2.50%) jQuery
17 53 (2.36%) FIX Protocol
17 53 (2.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 319 (14.22%) Derivative
2 300 (13.37%) Fixed Income
3 292 (13.01%) Equities
4 242 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
5 202 (9.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 157 (7.00%) Fintech
7 149 (6.64%) Computer Science
8 121 (5.39%) Management Information System
9 108 (4.81%) Market Risk
10 98 (4.37%) Credit Risk
11 77 (3.43%) OTC Derivatives
12 66 (2.94%) Equity Derivative
13 64 (2.85%) Visualisation
14 63 (2.81%) Mathematics
15 60 (2.67%) Tandem
16 52 (2.32%) Data Integration
17 50 (2.23%) User Experience
18 47 (2.09%) Client/Server
18 47 (2.09%) Hedge funds
19 40 (1.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 333 (14.84%) Unix
2 208 (9.27%) Windows
3 202 (9.00%) Linux
4 45 (2.01%) Windows Server
5 29 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (1.20%) Solaris
7 20 (0.89%) Windows 7
8 14 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.58%) AIX
9 13 (0.58%) SUSE
10 12 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (0.45%) HPUX
12 10 (0.45%) Ubuntu
13 9 (0.40%) Windows 8
14 6 (0.27%) CentOS
15 5 (0.22%) Android
15 5 (0.22%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.13%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 638 (28.43%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (14.13%) SDLC
3 261 (11.63%) Project Management
4 252 (11.23%) Business Analysis
5 218 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 192 (8.56%) Analytics
7 188 (8.38%) Wealth Management
8 176 (7.84%) Asset Management
9 174 (7.75%) Scrum
10 171 (7.62%) Multithreading
11 160 (7.13%) TDD
12 148 (6.60%) Risk Management
13 140 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
14 134 (5.97%) MVC
15 131 (5.84%) OO
16 126 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
17 115 (5.12%) Software Engineering
18 110 (4.90%) ITIL
19 105 (4.68%) User Acceptance Testing
20 102 (4.55%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 650 (28.97%) SQL
2 626 (27.90%) Java
3 452 (20.14%) C#
4 245 (10.92%) JavaScript
5 192 (8.56%) Python
6 141 (6.28%) C++
7 131 (5.84%) Perl
8 113 (5.04%) Scala
9 91 (4.06%) C
10 83 (3.70%) PL/SQL
11 81 (3.61%) T-SQL
12 75 (3.34%) Shell Script
13 41 (1.83%) Haskell
14 38 (1.69%) Bash Shell
15 36 (1.60%) VBA
16 28 (1.25%) Groovy
17 26 (1.16%) PowerShell
18 22 (0.98%) CoffeeScript
19 20 (0.89%) Lua
20 15 (0.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 428 (19.07%) Degree
2 36 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (1.60%) CISSP
3 32 (1.43%) PMI Certification
4 31 (1.38%) CCNP
4 31 (1.38%) PMP
5 27 (1.20%) CISA
6 25 (1.11%) CISM
7 21 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (0.85%) CCNA
9 18 (0.80%) MCSE
10 15 (0.67%) CCIE
11 13 (0.58%) CRISC
11 13 (0.58%) ISEB
12 10 (0.45%) ISTQB
12 10 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 9 (0.40%) PhD
14 7 (0.31%) CFA
14 7 (0.31%) MBA
15 6 (0.27%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (4.86%) MiFID
2 79 (3.52%) QA
3 57 (2.54%) EMIR
4 41 (1.83%) Data Quality
5 31 (1.38%) Dodd-Frank
6 25 (1.11%) FATCA
7 21 (0.94%) Basel III
8 16 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 15 (0.67%) SLA
10 12 (0.53%) COBIT
11 11 (0.49%) CRD IV
12 10 (0.45%) UCITS
13 8 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 7 (0.31%) ISAE 3402
14 7 (0.31%) SDET
14 7 (0.31%) Solvency II
14 7 (0.31%) SSAE 16
15 6 (0.27%) Basel II
15 6 (0.27%) SEPA
16 4 (0.18%) COREP
System Software
1 37 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 35 (1.56%) Docker
3 32 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.49%) XenApp
6 7 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (0.27%) HDFS
7 6 (0.27%) vSphere
8 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.13%) NFS
9 3 (0.13%) Sendmail
9 3 (0.13%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.089%) GridGain
10 2 (0.089%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.045%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.045%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.045%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.045%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 47 (2.09%) Control-M
2 37 (1.65%) Ansible
3 28 (1.25%) Puppet
4 19 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.53%) SCCM
7 9 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
8 8 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (0.36%) Rundeck
9 6 (0.27%) Nagios
9 6 (0.27%) OpenView
10 5 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.22%) Nessus
10 5 (0.22%) Thomson Reuters DACS
11 4 (0.18%) BladeLogic
11 4 (0.18%) Endace
12 3 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
12 3 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.13%) Kibana
12 3 (0.13%) logstash
Vendors
1 305 (13.59%) Oracle
2 272 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 113 (5.04%) Sybase
4 90 (4.01%) Murex
5 73 (3.25%) IBM
6 65 (2.90%) Cisco
7 63 (2.81%) Informatica
8 48 (2.14%) Calypso
9 44 (1.96%) Red Hat
10 40 (1.78%) HP
11 39 (1.74%) VMware
12 36 (1.60%) Charles River
13 28 (1.25%) Tableau
14 27 (1.20%) Bloomberg
15 26 (1.16%) SAP
16 24 (1.07%) Google
17 21 (0.94%) TIBCO
18 20 (0.89%) Citrix
19 18 (0.80%) FNZ
20 17 (0.76%) F5
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus bens and bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £53500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Up to £130,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Caspian One Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £30000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago