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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 191 140 144
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +4
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 1738 2236 2288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.57% 2.07% 2.01%
As % of the General category 3.63% 4.77% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1848 1970
Average salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £54,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +13.68%

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
47903 46834 49397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.36% 43.45% 43.36%
Number of salaries quoted 38467 36412 41169
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -53 1647 £67,500 - 150
London -22 1575 £67,500 -3.57% 144
City of London -9 563 £70,000 - 57
Scotland +37 82 £50,000 -13.04% 5
Glasgow +21 56 £52,500 -8.69% 1
South East -82 27 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Surrey -62 22 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Birmingham -27 20 £50,000 -4.76% 1
West Midlands -31 20 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Stirling +2 16 £42,500 -29.16% 1
South West -9 16 £73,750 +13.46% 1
Guildford -16 14 £65,000 +30.00%
Dorset -15 13 £75,000 +15.38%
Docklands, London -13 12 £85,000 - 3
Edinburgh +4 10 £53,750 -27.11% 2
Bournemouth -12 7 £75,000 +39.53%
East of England -17 6 £41,750 -1.76%
Poole - 6 - -
North West -18 4 £47,500 +39.70% 1
Essex - 4 £41,750 -
Kent -7 3 £62,500 -10.71% 1
Northern Ireland +16 2 £28,000 -49.09%
County Antrim +14 2 £28,000 -49.09%
Belfast +13 2 £28,000 -49.09%
Bromley +9 2 £62,500 -16.66%
Berkshire +8 2 £33,750 -
Reading +4 2 £33,750 -
Canary Wharf 0 2 £82,500 -8.33%
Manchester -17 2 £47,500 +21.79%
Liverpool - 2 £45,000 -

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3516 (100.00%) Banking
2 2169 (61.69%) Finance
3 1093 (31.09%) SQL
4 966 (27.47%) Java
5 806 (22.92%) Front Office
6 769 (21.87%) Agile Software Development
7 737 (20.96%) C#
8 625 (17.78%) UNIX
9 576 (16.38%) Degree
10 574 (16.33%) Oracle
11 538 (15.30%) .NET
12 517 (14.70%) SQL Server
13 516 (14.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 476 (13.54%) C++
15 452 (12.86%) Derivative
16 436 (12.40%) Linux
17 430 (12.23%) Windows
18 396 (11.26%) OO
19 384 (10.92%) Fixed Income
20 369 (10.49%) Microsoft
21 357 (10.15%) Project Management
22 348 (9.90%) Equities
23 342 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
24 329 (9.36%) Multithreading
25 266 (7.57%) Scrum
26 263 (7.48%) JavaScript
27 252 (7.17%) Computer Science
28 249 (7.08%) MS Excel
29 247 (7.03%) TDD
30 240 (6.83%) Retail

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 102 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 75 (2.13%) WebLogic
3 59 (1.68%) MS Exchange
4 51 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 43 (1.22%) Apache
5 43 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 37 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
7 36 (1.02%) JBoss
8 35 (1.00%) MQSeries
9 33 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
10 31 (0.88%) SAS
11 29 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
11 29 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
12 27 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
13 25 (0.71%) TIBCO EMS
14 22 (0.63%) WebSphere
14 22 (0.63%) IIS
15 20 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 20 (0.57%) GemFire
16 15 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 249 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 99 (2.82%) MS Office
3 92 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 53 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 40 (1.14%) MS Project
6 10 (0.28%) SPSS
7 8 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.11%) Mingle
8 4 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.085%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.028%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.028%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 18 (0.51%) ION MarketView
1 18 (0.51%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 16 (0.46%) Kondor+
3 14 (0.40%) Summit
3 14 (0.40%) TIBCO iProcess
4 13 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
5 12 (0.34%) Eikon
6 11 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
7 10 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
8 6 (0.17%) Temenos T24
8 6 (0.17%) Markit EDM
8 6 (0.17%) Finacle
8 6 (0.17%) RMDS
8 6 (0.17%) Oracle Cash Management
9 5 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
9 5 (0.14%) Global One
9 5 (0.14%) Front Arena
9 5 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 5 (0.14%) Algo Collateral
10 4 (0.11%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.11%) GitHub
3 3 (0.085%) Google Compute Engine
3 3 (0.085%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.057%) Office 365
5 1 (0.028%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.028%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.028%) SaaS
5 1 (0.028%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (2.39%) Firewall
2 56 (1.59%) TCP/IP
3 53 (1.51%) LAN
4 47 (1.34%) WAN
5 44 (1.25%) DNS
6 43 (1.22%) SAN
7 32 (0.91%) BGP
8 31 (0.88%) Multicast
9 29 (0.82%) DHCP
10 28 (0.80%) VoIP
10 28 (0.80%) EIGRP
10 28 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
11 24 (0.68%) VPN
12 23 (0.65%) Wireless
12 23 (0.65%) Network Security
13 22 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
14 20 (0.57%) MPLS
15 18 (0.51%) OSPF
15 18 (0.51%) IP Telephony
16 14 (0.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 517 (14.70%) SQL Server
2 184 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
3 153 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 106 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 87 (2.47%) Oracle Database
6 85 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 71 (2.02%) RDBMS
8 69 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 60 (1.71%) Big Data
10 57 (1.62%) QlikView
11 54 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 41 (1.17%) NoSQL
13 40 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
13 40 (1.14%) Hadoop
13 40 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
14 37 (1.05%) Data Mining
15 34 (0.97%) DB2
16 30 (0.85%) OLAP
16 30 (0.85%) MongoDB
17 27 (0.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 99 (2.82%) Subversion
2 83 (2.36%) Maven
3 73 (2.08%) JIRA
4 63 (1.79%) JUnit
5 45 (1.28%) Eclipse
6 44 (1.25%) Git (software)
7 43 (1.22%) TeamCity
8 42 (1.19%) NUnit
8 42 (1.19%) Jenkins
9 31 (0.88%) MSTest
10 30 (0.85%) Selenium
11 27 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
12 26 (0.74%) Moq
12 26 (0.74%) SpecFlow
12 26 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (0.71%) Visual Studio
14 19 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
14 19 (0.54%) Cucumber
15 18 (0.51%) Hudson
16 14 (0.40%) ClearCase
General
1 3516 (100.00%) Banking
2 2169 (61.69%) Finance
3 806 (22.92%) Front Office
4 240 (6.83%) Retail
5 230 (6.54%) Back Office
6 155 (4.41%) Financial Institution
7 129 (3.67%) Retail Banking
8 105 (2.99%) Legal
9 97 (2.76%) Telecoms
10 56 (1.59%) Private Banking
11 39 (1.11%) Marketing
11 39 (1.11%) Corporate Banking
12 14 (0.40%) Aerospace
13 12 (0.34%) Automotive
13 12 (0.34%) International Banking
13 12 (0.34%) French Language
14 11 (0.31%) Wholesale Banking
14 11 (0.31%) Law
14 11 (0.31%) Games
15 10 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1382 (39.31%) Developer
2 758 (21.56%) Analyst
3 449 (12.77%) Java Developer
4 376 (10.69%) Business Analyst
5 281 (7.99%) C# Developer
6 222 (6.31%) Support Analyst
7 211 (6.00%) Applications Support
8 206 (5.86%) Architect
9 199 (5.66%) Senior Developer
10 170 (4.84%) Project Manager
11 159 (4.52%) .NET Developer
12 155 (4.41%) C++ Developer
13 121 (3.44%) C# .NET Developer
14 118 (3.36%) Consultant
15 117 (3.33%) Banking Business Analyst
16 101 (2.87%) Senior Java Developer
17 94 (2.67%) Junior
18 87 (2.47%) Applications Support Analyst
19 80 (2.28%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
20 75 (2.13%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 538 (15.30%) .NET
2 234 (6.66%) WPF
3 227 (6.46%) HTML
4 223 (6.34%) ASP.NET
4 223 (6.34%) Spring
5 213 (6.06%) WCF
6 187 (5.32%) XML
7 151 (4.29%) J2EE
8 122 (3.47%) Web Services
9 113 (3.21%) .NET Framework
10 109 (3.10%) FIX Protocol
11 108 (3.07%) HTML5
12 105 (2.99%) Middleware
13 102 (2.90%) Hibernate
14 101 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC
15 96 (2.73%) CSS
16 72 (2.05%) WinForms
17 66 (1.88%) Java EE
18 60 (1.71%) AngularJS
19 59 (1.68%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 516 (14.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 452 (12.86%) Derivative
3 384 (10.92%) Fixed Income
4 348 (9.90%) Equities
5 342 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
6 252 (7.17%) Computer Science
7 142 (4.04%) Hedge funds
8 141 (4.01%) Market Risk
9 128 (3.64%) Credit Risk
10 122 (3.47%) Mathematics
11 93 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
12 91 (2.59%) Reference Data
13 65 (1.85%) Equity Derivative
14 62 (1.76%) Open Source
15 61 (1.73%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 57 (1.62%) Blackberry
17 51 (1.45%) Tandem
18 44 (1.25%) Data Structures
19 43 (1.22%) Management Information System
20 40 (1.14%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 625 (17.78%) UNIX
2 436 (12.40%) Linux
3 430 (12.23%) Windows
4 86 (2.45%) Solaris
5 61 (1.73%) Windows XP
6 57 (1.62%) Windows 7
7 52 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (0.57%) Apple iOS
12 18 (0.51%) Windows 8
12 18 (0.51%) Android
13 16 (0.46%) Windows NT
14 9 (0.26%) AIX
15 8 (0.23%) HPUX
15 8 (0.23%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.20%) NetWare
17 5 (0.14%) SUSE
18 4 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 769 (21.87%) Agile Software Development
2 396 (11.26%) OO
3 357 (10.15%) Project Management
4 329 (9.36%) Multithreading
5 266 (7.57%) Scrum
6 247 (7.03%) TDD
7 234 (6.66%) Risk Management
8 207 (5.89%) Low Latency
9 202 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
10 200 (5.69%) Business Analysis
11 172 (4.89%) MVC
12 170 (4.84%) Asset Management
13 164 (4.66%) Investment Management
14 160 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
15 154 (4.38%) ITIL
15 154 (4.38%) Analytics
16 153 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
17 149 (4.24%) Mentoring
18 139 (3.95%) Data Modelling
19 137 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1093 (31.09%) SQL
2 966 (27.47%) Java
3 737 (20.96%) C#
4 476 (13.54%) C++
5 263 (7.48%) JavaScript
6 217 (6.17%) Python
7 211 (6.00%) Perl
8 146 (4.15%) VBA
9 145 (4.12%) Shell Script
10 109 (3.10%) PL/SQL
11 93 (2.65%) C
12 79 (2.25%) T-SQL
13 76 (2.16%) PowerShell
14 45 (1.28%) Bash Shell
15 29 (0.82%) Scala
15 29 (0.82%) VB
15 29 (0.82%) PHP
16 28 (0.80%) Ruby
17 22 (0.63%) VB.NET
18 19 (0.54%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 576 (16.38%) Degree
2 80 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (1.62%) PMI Certification
4 51 (1.45%) ISEB
5 43 (1.22%) CCNP
6 37 (1.05%) CCNA
7 34 (0.97%) PMP
8 25 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (0.54%) CCIE
11 16 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 14 (0.40%) CISM
12 14 (0.40%) ISTQB
13 13 (0.37%) CISSP
14 12 (0.34%) CISA
15 11 (0.31%) PhD
15 11 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 9 (0.26%) MCP
16 9 (0.26%) GIAC
17 8 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (4.64%) QA
2 68 (1.93%) Dodd-Frank
3 66 (1.88%) EMIR
4 44 (1.25%) Basel III
5 34 (0.97%) SLA
6 32 (0.91%) MiFID
7 21 (0.60%) COREP
8 17 (0.48%) FINREP
9 16 (0.46%) Basel II
10 15 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 15 (0.43%) ISO 9001
10 15 (0.43%) Data Quality
11 13 (0.37%) COBIT
11 13 (0.37%) Solvency II
12 10 (0.28%) CRD IV
13 9 (0.26%) FATCA
14 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 122 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 52 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (0.54%) vSphere
4 18 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (0.46%) NFS
6 13 (0.37%) Oracle RMAN
6 13 (0.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 10 (0.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 10 (0.28%) Veritas File System
7 10 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
7 10 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 9 (0.26%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.20%) XenApp
10 6 (0.17%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.14%) VMware Server
11 5 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.11%) Postfix
12 4 (0.11%) XenServer
12 4 (0.11%) Terminal Server
12 4 (0.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 30 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (0.71%) SCCM
3 20 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
4 17 (0.48%) Tivoli
5 15 (0.43%) Data Guard
5 15 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (0.40%) Puppet
7 12 (0.34%) BladeLogic
7 12 (0.34%) Control-M
8 11 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
9 10 (0.28%) Legato
10 9 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 8 (0.23%) WSUS
12 6 (0.17%) NetBackup
12 6 (0.17%) Backup Exec
12 6 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (0.14%) SCOM
13 5 (0.14%) Nagios
13 5 (0.14%) CA SiteMinder
14 4 (0.11%) Netcool
Vendors
1 574 (16.33%) Oracle
2 369 (10.49%) Microsoft
3 177 (5.03%) Sybase
4 119 (3.38%) Bloomberg
5 108 (3.07%) TIBCO
6 99 (2.82%) Reuters
7 86 (2.45%) HP
8 84 (2.39%) Cisco
9 83 (2.36%) VMware
10 78 (2.22%) IBM
11 68 (1.93%) Murex
12 64 (1.82%) Calypso
13 63 (1.79%) Business Objects
14 56 (1.59%) Citrix
14 56 (1.59%) Informatica
15 49 (1.39%) Fidessa
16 46 (1.31%) Red Hat
17 41 (1.17%) Cognos
18 32 (0.91%) Juniper
19 31 (0.88%) ION Trading
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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London
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Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + c.20% Bonus + 10% Pension
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + c.20% Bonus + 10% Pension
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and extensi
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus attractive benefits and extensi
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Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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