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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 284 218 177
Rank change year-on-year
-66 -41
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 1080 1662 2106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.10% 1.50% 1.77%
As % of the General category 2.57% 3.36% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 833 1304 1783
Median salary £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.66% +1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-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
41974 49512 52566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.80% 44.56% 44.21%
Number of salaries quoted 34389 39219 40985
Median salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -62 990 £70,000 +3.70% 123
London -54 928 £70,000 +3.70% 114
City of London -41 193 £65,000 -3.70% 51
Scotland +21 83 £63,250 +15.00% 4
Glasgow +20 55 £52,500 -8.69%
South East +24 32 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Edinburgh +11 25 £66,250 +25.59% 3
Buckinghamshire +30 10 £32,500 -56.66% 1
North West +9 10 £68,750 -1.78% 5
Birmingham -6 10 £60,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands -19 10 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Beaconsfield - 10 £32,500 - 1
South West +11 7 £45,000 -55.00% 1
Canary Wharf -7 7 £100,000 +42.85%
Berkshire +24 6 £45,000 -18.18%
Kent +17 6 £45,000 -10.00%
Manchester +1 6 £70,000 -36.36% 2
West Sussex - 5 £57,500 -
Reading +21 4 - -
Surrey +15 4 £70,000 +133.33% 1
Bournemouth +7 4 - -
Dorset +2 4 - -
Haywards Heath - 4 £57,500 -
Yorkshire +24 3 - -
Leeds +21 3 - -
Cheshire +12 3 £67,500 -3.57% 3
West Yorkshire +2 3 - -
Stirling -1 2 - -
Surbiton - 2 £67,500 -
Devon - 2 - -

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 2331 (100.00%) Banking
2 1515 (64.99%) Finance
3 679 (29.13%) SQL
4 615 (26.38%) Java
5 550 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
6 483 (20.72%) Degree
7 479 (20.55%) C#
8 451 (19.35%) SQL Server
9 403 (17.29%) .NET
10 378 (16.22%) Equities
11 357 (15.32%) Front Office
12 345 (14.80%) Microsoft
13 343 (14.71%) Derivative
14 336 (14.41%) Fixed Income
15 328 (14.07%) Oracle
16 322 (13.81%) Project Management
17 306 (13.13%) Unix
18 290 (12.44%) JavaScript
19 275 (11.80%) Asset Management
20 273 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
21 263 (11.28%) SDLC
22 253 (10.85%) Windows
23 249 (10.68%) Business Analysis
24 247 (10.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 216 (9.27%) MS Excel
26 204 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
27 202 (8.67%) HTML
28 193 (8.28%) TDD
29 192 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
30 182 (7.81%) Data Warehouse

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 (3.22%) SharePoint
2 36 (1.54%) MS Exchange
3 32 (1.37%) WebSphere
4 31 (1.33%) Apache Spark
4 31 (1.33%) Tomcat
5 26 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
5 26 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
6 21 (0.90%) Apache
7 20 (0.86%) WebLogic
8 19 (0.82%) SAS
9 16 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (0.60%) Confluence
11 13 (0.56%) IIS
11 13 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
12 12 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
13 11 (0.47%) MQSeries
14 10 (0.43%) CMS
14 10 (0.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 216 (9.27%) MS Excel
2 85 (3.65%) MS Office
3 47 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 26 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.82%) MS Project
6 4 (0.17%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.17%) S-PLUS
7 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (1.54%) Markit EDM
2 23 (0.99%) thinkFolio
3 22 (0.94%) MultiFonds
4 18 (0.77%) Temenos T24
5 16 (0.69%) Eagle PACE
6 15 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
7 11 (0.47%) Finacle
7 11 (0.47%) Front Arena
8 10 (0.43%) Advent Moxy
8 10 (0.43%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 10 (0.43%) Beauchamp
8 10 (0.43%) Decalog
8 10 (0.43%) Eze OMS
8 10 (0.43%) Hi Portfolio
8 10 (0.43%) HiInvest
8 10 (0.43%) LatentZero
8 10 (0.43%) LongView
8 10 (0.43%) PORTIA
8 10 (0.43%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
8 10 (0.43%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (0.69%) PaaS
4 15 (0.64%) IaaS
5 14 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.39%) Office 365
7 5 (0.21%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 4 (0.17%) GitHub
9 3 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.13%) Google Compute Engine
9 3 (0.13%) SaaS
10 1 (0.043%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.043%) Force.com
10 1 (0.043%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.36%) Firewall
2 47 (2.02%) LAN
3 46 (1.97%) SAN
3 46 (1.97%) WAN
4 36 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 23 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (0.99%) Multicast
6 21 (0.90%) BGP
7 20 (0.86%) OSPF
8 19 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
9 18 (0.77%) Cisco Nexus
10 17 (0.73%) VPN
11 16 (0.69%) Network Security
11 16 (0.69%) VLAN
11 16 (0.69%) Wireless
12 15 (0.64%) DNS
13 14 (0.60%) VoIP
14 12 (0.51%) DHCP
15 11 (0.47%) EIGRP
15 11 (0.47%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 451 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 182 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
3 129 (5.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 118 (5.06%) Relational Database
5 103 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 94 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 93 (3.99%) Big Data
8 79 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
8 79 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 70 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 56 (2.40%) Oracle Database
11 53 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
12 51 (2.19%) NoSQL
13 45 (1.93%) QlikView
14 44 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
15 38 (1.63%) RDBMS
16 36 (1.54%) Hadoop
17 31 (1.33%) MongoDB
18 29 (1.24%) BusinessObjects XI
19 28 (1.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 81 (3.47%) JIRA
2 68 (2.92%) Subversion
3 51 (2.19%) Git (software)
4 41 (1.76%) Jenkins
5 39 (1.67%) Maven
6 32 (1.37%) Selenium
7 31 (1.33%) Visual Studio
8 30 (1.29%) NUnit
8 30 (1.29%) TeamCity
9 29 (1.24%) Rhino Mocks
10 28 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
11 27 (1.16%) MSTest
12 26 (1.12%) JUnit
12 26 (1.12%) Moq
13 22 (0.94%) Eclipse
14 19 (0.82%) IntelliJ
15 16 (0.69%) Cucumber
16 15 (0.64%) Mockito
17 14 (0.60%) Jasmine
18 10 (0.43%) LoadRunner
General
1 2331 (100.00%) Banking
2 1515 (64.99%) Finance
3 357 (15.32%) Front Office
4 140 (6.01%) Back Office
5 123 (5.28%) Financial Institution
6 90 (3.86%) Retail
7 86 (3.69%) Corporate Banking
8 46 (1.97%) Legal
9 45 (1.93%) Private Banking
10 37 (1.59%) Marketing
11 36 (1.54%) Retail Banking
12 30 (1.29%) Advertising
13 26 (1.12%) Telecoms
14 16 (0.69%) Games
15 15 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
16 11 (0.47%) Italian Language
16 11 (0.47%) Law
17 7 (0.30%) Electronics
17 7 (0.30%) Manufacturing
18 6 (0.26%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 905 (38.82%) Developer
2 522 (22.39%) Analyst
3 350 (15.02%) Java Developer
4 331 (14.20%) Business Analyst
5 223 (9.57%) C# Developer
6 192 (8.24%) Senior Developer
7 191 (8.19%) Banking Analyst
8 182 (7.81%) .NET Developer
9 163 (6.99%) SQL Developer
10 156 (6.69%) Project Manager
11 139 (5.96%) Consultant
12 130 (5.58%) C# .NET Developer
13 129 (5.53%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 109 (4.68%) Senior Java Developer
15 96 (4.12%) Architect
16 91 (3.90%) Applications Support
17 84 (3.60%) Lead Developer
18 79 (3.39%) Investment Banking Java Developer
19 77 (3.30%) Support Analyst
20 75 (3.22%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 403 (17.29%) .NET
2 202 (8.67%) HTML
3 155 (6.65%) ASP.NET
4 141 (6.05%) .NET Framework
5 138 (5.92%) HTML5
6 136 (5.83%) XML
7 134 (5.75%) AngularJS
7 134 (5.75%) CSS
8 119 (5.11%) WPF
9 115 (4.93%) Spring
10 107 (4.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 107 (4.59%) WCF
11 106 (4.55%) jQuery
12 84 (3.60%) Web Services
13 77 (3.30%) FIX Protocol
14 53 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 49 (2.10%) JMS
15 49 (2.10%) REST
15 49 (2.10%) XSLT
16 42 (1.80%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 378 (16.22%) Equities
2 343 (14.71%) Derivative
3 336 (14.41%) Fixed Income
4 273 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
5 247 (10.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 139 (5.96%) Fintech
7 136 (5.83%) Computer Science
8 128 (5.49%) Credit Risk
9 111 (4.76%) Hedge funds
10 105 (4.50%) Market Risk
11 78 (3.35%) Mathematics
12 77 (3.30%) Data Centre
13 70 (3.00%) Equity Derivative
14 68 (2.92%) OTC Derivatives
15 63 (2.70%) User Experience
16 61 (2.62%) Management Information System
17 53 (2.27%) Virtual Team
18 52 (2.23%) Tandem
18 52 (2.23%) Visualisation
19 42 (1.80%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 306 (13.13%) Unix
2 253 (10.85%) Windows
3 165 (7.08%) Linux
4 52 (2.23%) Windows Server
5 41 (1.76%) Windows 7
6 25 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (1.03%) Solaris
7 24 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (0.94%) Windows 8
9 20 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.47%) Windows XP
12 10 (0.43%) SUSE
13 9 (0.39%) AIX
14 5 (0.21%) Android
14 5 (0.21%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.17%) HPUX
15 4 (0.17%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.086%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.086%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 550 (23.60%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (13.81%) Project Management
3 275 (11.80%) Asset Management
4 263 (11.28%) SDLC
5 249 (10.68%) Business Analysis
6 204 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 193 (8.28%) TDD
8 192 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
9 176 (7.55%) Scrum
10 161 (6.91%) Analytics
10 161 (6.91%) Multithreading
11 151 (6.48%) Wealth Management
12 145 (6.22%) Risk Management
13 137 (5.88%) MVC
14 136 (5.83%) ITIL
15 130 (5.58%) Investment Management
16 122 (5.23%) Software Engineering
17 111 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
18 107 (4.59%) OO
19 105 (4.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 679 (29.13%) SQL
2 615 (26.38%) Java
3 479 (20.55%) C#
4 290 (12.44%) JavaScript
5 155 (6.65%) C++
6 153 (6.56%) Python
7 90 (3.86%) PL/SQL
8 84 (3.60%) C
9 80 (3.43%) T-SQL
10 71 (3.05%) Scala
11 60 (2.57%) Perl
12 49 (2.10%) Shell Script
13 38 (1.63%) VBA
14 31 (1.33%) PowerShell
15 22 (0.94%) Groovy
16 18 (0.77%) R
17 17 (0.73%) Lua
18 16 (0.69%) MATLAB
19 15 (0.64%) PHP
20 14 (0.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 483 (20.72%) Degree
2 63 (2.70%) PMI Certification
3 52 (2.23%) PMP
4 42 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (1.76%) CCNP
6 30 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (1.07%) ISEB
7 25 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 17 (0.73%) CISA
9 16 (0.69%) CCNP Voice
9 16 (0.69%) MCSE
9 16 (0.69%) PhD
10 15 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.51%) CISM
11 12 (0.51%) CRISC
12 11 (0.47%) CISSP
13 8 (0.34%) CCVP
13 8 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (0.34%) MBA
13 8 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (4.63%) MiFID
2 103 (4.42%) QA
3 73 (3.13%) EMIR
4 42 (1.80%) Dodd-Frank
5 33 (1.42%) SLA
6 29 (1.24%) Basel III
7 27 (1.16%) FATCA
8 19 (0.82%) Data Quality
9 15 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 11 (0.47%) CRD IV
11 10 (0.43%) Solvency II
11 10 (0.43%) UCITS
12 9 (0.39%) COBIT
13 7 (0.30%) Basel II
14 4 (0.17%) ISO 9000
14 4 (0.17%) SDET
15 3 (0.13%) COREP
15 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 2 (0.086%) AIFMD
16 2 (0.086%) FINREP
System Software
1 56 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 42 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (0.73%) Docker
4 14 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.43%) XenApp
6 7 (0.30%) vSphere
7 6 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.21%) HDFS
8 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.13%) Xen
11 2 (0.086%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.086%) GPFS
11 2 (0.086%) KVM
11 2 (0.086%) Oracle Clusterware
11 2 (0.086%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.086%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 47 (2.02%) Control-M
2 25 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
3 20 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
4 17 (0.73%) Puppet
5 15 (0.64%) Cisco UCCX
6 14 (0.60%) SCCM
7 12 (0.51%) BladeLogic
7 12 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
8 11 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (0.39%) Ansible
9 9 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
9 9 (0.39%) Nagios
10 8 (0.34%) Rundeck
11 7 (0.30%) Data Guard
11 7 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (0.21%) Apache Shiro
13 4 (0.17%) EnCase
13 4 (0.17%) FTK
13 4 (0.17%) Thomson Reuters DACS
14 3 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 345 (14.80%) Microsoft
2 328 (14.07%) Oracle
3 102 (4.38%) Sybase
4 90 (3.86%) Cisco
5 80 (3.43%) Murex
6 77 (3.30%) Calypso
7 70 (3.00%) HP
8 55 (2.36%) Charles River
9 52 (2.23%) IBM
10 51 (2.19%) Informatica
10 51 (2.19%) VMware
11 46 (1.97%) Fidessa
12 42 (1.80%) Bloomberg
13 34 (1.46%) Citrix
14 33 (1.42%) Reuters
15 24 (1.03%) Linedata
16 23 (0.99%) Advent
17 22 (0.94%) SAP
17 22 (0.94%) TIBCO
18 21 (0.90%) Eze Software Group
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £80000 - £1350000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £55500.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £125000 per annum + 10% Pension and wider benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Yoh
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: brilliant bonuses and benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40K - £60K
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + c.35% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus fantastic package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago