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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 172 114 113
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -1
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 1895 2589 2760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.64% 2.37% 2.32%
As % of the General category 3.75% 5.30% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1590 2053 2345
Average salary £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,300 £40,000
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
50544 48874 53301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.79% 44.79% 44.79%
Number of salaries quoted 38897 38549 44639
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 1775 £66,000 -5.71% 287
London -21 1683 £67,500 -3.57% 275
City of London -20 607 £65,000 - 122
Scotland -14 108 £57,500 +9.52% 14
Glasgow -5 75 £57,500 +4.54% 7
South East -22 43 £55,000 -8.33% 6
Surrey -17 36 £50,000 -20.00% 4
Birmingham -25 25 £52,500 +10.52% 1
West Midlands -26 25 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Stirling -3 18 £45,000 -6.25% 2
Guildford - 18 £58,750 -
Edinburgh -36 13 £70,000 +33.33% 3
North West -8 9 £60,000 +27.65% 3
South West -32 9 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Docklands, London -16 7 £78,750 +3.27%
Dorset -23 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Liverpool - 5 £60,000 -
Merseyside - 5 £60,000 -
Manchester -4 4 £62,500 +31.57%
Berkshire - 4 £67,500 - 1
Canary Wharf -16 3 £100,000 +14.28%
West Yorkshire -42 3 £80,000 +107.79%
Yorkshire -49 3 £80,000 +107.79%
West Sussex - 3 £55,000 -
Bristol +3 2 £80,000 +10.34% 2
Camberley +1 2 £57,500 -
Northern Ireland -8 2 - - 1
Bromley -12 2 £31,125 -58.50%
Belfast -12 2 - - 1
County Antrim -13 2 - - 1

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4014 (100.00%) Banking
2 2463 (61.36%) Finance
3 1201 (29.92%) SQL
4 1157 (28.82%) Java
5 833 (20.75%) Front Office
6 755 (18.81%) C#
7 733 (18.26%) Degree
8 689 (17.16%) UNIX
9 647 (16.12%) SQL Server
10 622 (15.50%) .NET
11 618 (15.40%) Oracle
12 565 (14.08%) Derivative
13 539 (13.43%) C++
14 509 (12.68%) Equities
15 508 (12.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 469 (11.68%) Linux
17 459 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
18 427 (10.64%) Windows
19 423 (10.54%) Project Management
20 422 (10.51%) Microsoft
21 412 (10.26%) Fixed Income
22 366 (9.12%) Multithreading
23 356 (8.87%) Risk Management
24 348 (8.67%) OO
25 347 (8.64%) TDD
26 322 (8.02%) Business Analysis
27 297 (7.40%) Computer Science
28 281 (7.00%) WPF
29 270 (6.73%) Asset Management
30 269 (6.70%) Scrum

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 119 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 84 (2.09%) WebLogic
3 71 (1.77%) MS Exchange
4 57 (1.42%) MQSeries
4 57 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 50 (1.25%) IIS
6 44 (1.10%) Oracle Coherence
7 42 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 41 (1.02%) TIBCO EMS
9 40 (1.00%) SAS
10 36 (0.90%) WebSphere
11 34 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
12 32 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
13 29 (0.72%) Tomcat
14 22 (0.55%) Apache
15 19 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
16 17 (0.42%) GemFire
16 17 (0.42%) Confluence
17 15 (0.37%) Node.js
18 13 (0.32%) Lync
Applications
1 269 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 153 (3.81%) MS Office
3 102 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 61 (1.52%) MS Project
5 57 (1.42%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.25%) SPSS
8 6 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.12%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.100%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.075%) Stata
11 3 (0.075%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.025%) Doxygen
12 1 (0.025%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 29 (0.72%) Summit
2 22 (0.55%) Kondor+
2 22 (0.55%) Markit EDM
3 16 (0.40%) BusinessWorks
4 15 (0.37%) TIBCO iProcess
5 9 (0.22%) Eagle PACE
5 9 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 8 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 8 (0.20%) Adaptiv
6 8 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
7 6 (0.15%) Eikon
8 5 (0.12%) Rolfe and Nolan
9 4 (0.100%) Front Arena
9 4 (0.100%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.100%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (0.100%) LatentZero
9 4 (0.100%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
10 3 (0.075%) ION MarketView
10 3 (0.075%) Global One
10 3 (0.075%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.075%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.075%) GitHub
2 2 (0.050%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.025%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (2.04%) Firewall
2 56 (1.40%) SAN
3 41 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 38 (0.95%) BGP
5 35 (0.87%) DNS
6 34 (0.85%) EIGRP
7 27 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
8 24 (0.60%) DHCP
9 22 (0.55%) FTP
10 17 (0.42%) Internet
11 16 (0.40%) HTTP
11 16 (0.40%) WAN
11 16 (0.40%) Multicast
12 15 (0.37%) LAN
13 14 (0.35%) LDAP
13 14 (0.35%) Intranet
13 14 (0.35%) NAS
14 11 (0.27%) OSPF
15 8 (0.20%) MPLS
15 8 (0.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 647 (16.12%) SQL Server
2 255 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
3 159 (3.96%) Relational Database
4 158 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 128 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
6 100 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 98 (2.44%) Oracle Database
8 96 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 83 (2.07%) QlikView
10 68 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 67 (1.67%) Data Mining
12 63 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
13 61 (1.52%) Big Data
14 60 (1.49%) OLAP
15 55 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 55 (1.37%) RDBMS
15 55 (1.37%) KDB
16 48 (1.20%) Hadoop
17 42 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
18 37 (0.92%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 114 (2.84%) Subversion
2 112 (2.79%) JUnit
3 90 (2.24%) Maven
4 86 (2.14%) QuickTest Pro
5 85 (2.12%) JIRA
6 52 (1.30%) Selenium
7 49 (1.22%) Eclipse
8 44 (1.10%) NUnit
9 43 (1.07%) TeamCity
10 42 (1.05%) MSTest
11 40 (1.00%) Moq
12 39 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 33 (0.82%) Git (software)
14 30 (0.75%) LoadRunner
15 29 (0.72%) Visual Studio
16 28 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
17 24 (0.60%) Cucumber
17 24 (0.60%) Toad
17 24 (0.60%) FitNesse
18 21 (0.52%) ClearCase
General
1 4014 (100.00%) Banking
2 2463 (61.36%) Finance
3 833 (20.75%) Front Office
4 266 (6.63%) Back Office
5 238 (5.93%) Retail
6 205 (5.11%) Financial Institution
7 125 (3.11%) Legal
8 115 (2.86%) Retail Banking
9 114 (2.84%) Telecoms
10 70 (1.74%) Marketing
11 56 (1.40%) Corporate Banking
12 32 (0.80%) International Banking
13 23 (0.57%) Private Banking
14 18 (0.45%) General Ledger
15 17 (0.42%) Advertising
16 14 (0.35%) Games
17 13 (0.32%) Law
18 12 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
18 12 (0.30%) French Language
19 8 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1578 (39.31%) Developer
2 989 (24.64%) Analyst
3 603 (15.02%) Java Developer
4 574 (14.30%) Business Analyst
5 285 (7.10%) C# Developer
6 241 (6.00%) Project Manager
7 226 (5.63%) .NET Developer
8 216 (5.38%) Senior Developer
9 196 (4.88%) Banking Business Analyst
10 188 (4.68%) Architect
11 180 (4.48%) Support Analyst
12 149 (3.71%) Applications Support
13 145 (3.61%) C++ Developer
14 143 (3.56%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 142 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
16 119 (2.96%) Consultant
17 117 (2.91%) Programmer
18 116 (2.89%) Senior Java Developer
19 93 (2.32%) SQL Developer
20 91 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 622 (15.50%) .NET
2 281 (7.00%) WPF
3 229 (5.71%) ASP.NET
4 218 (5.43%) HTML
5 217 (5.41%) Spring
6 186 (4.63%) J2EE
6 186 (4.63%) XML
7 169 (4.21%) WCF
8 125 (3.11%) Middleware
9 119 (2.96%) Java EE
10 116 (2.89%) .NET Framework
11 111 (2.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 107 (2.67%) CSS
13 103 (2.57%) HTML5
14 95 (2.37%) WinForms
15 90 (2.24%) Web Services
16 82 (2.04%) Hibernate
17 72 (1.79%) JMS
18 58 (1.44%) J2SE
19 51 (1.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 565 (14.08%) Derivative
2 509 (12.68%) Equities
3 508 (12.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 412 (10.26%) Fixed Income
5 297 (7.40%) Computer Science
6 232 (5.78%) Market Risk
7 218 (5.43%) Credit Risk
8 172 (4.29%) Mathematics
9 167 (4.16%) Reference Data
10 143 (3.56%) Hedge funds
11 93 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
12 84 (2.09%) Open Source
13 78 (1.94%) Physics
14 61 (1.52%) Equity Derivative
15 57 (1.42%) Blackberry
16 56 (1.40%) Grid Computing
17 55 (1.37%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 53 (1.32%) Tandem
19 47 (1.17%) Client/Server
20 43 (1.07%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 689 (17.16%) UNIX
2 469 (11.68%) Linux
3 427 (10.64%) Windows
4 64 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (1.44%) Solaris
6 55 (1.37%) Windows XP
7 42 (1.05%) Windows 7
8 34 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (0.47%) NetWare
10 15 (0.37%) AIX
11 11 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
12 10 (0.25%) HPUX
12 10 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (0.15%) Android
15 4 (0.100%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.075%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.050%) Windows 8
18 1 (0.025%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.025%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
2 423 (10.54%) Project Management
3 366 (9.12%) Multithreading
4 356 (8.87%) Risk Management
5 348 (8.67%) OO
6 347 (8.64%) TDD
7 322 (8.02%) Business Analysis
8 270 (6.73%) Asset Management
9 269 (6.70%) Scrum
10 267 (6.65%) Low Latency
11 255 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 219 (5.46%) User Acceptance Testing
13 216 (5.38%) Software Engineering
14 209 (5.21%) Investment Management
15 198 (4.93%) MVC
16 197 (4.91%) Data Modelling
17 184 (4.58%) ETL
18 179 (4.46%) Business Intelligence
19 177 (4.41%) Analytics
20 173 (4.31%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1201 (29.92%) SQL
2 1157 (28.82%) Java
3 755 (18.81%) C#
4 539 (13.43%) C++
5 249 (6.20%) Perl
6 241 (6.00%) Python
7 230 (5.73%) JavaScript
8 120 (2.99%) PL/SQL
9 114 (2.84%) C
10 106 (2.64%) Shell Script
11 95 (2.37%) VBA
12 76 (1.89%) T-SQL
13 50 (1.25%) PowerShell
14 49 (1.22%) Ruby
15 46 (1.15%) VB
16 41 (1.02%) Scala
17 33 (0.82%) Bash Shell
18 26 (0.65%) Groovy
18 26 (0.65%) VBScript
19 16 (0.40%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 733 (18.26%) Degree
2 76 (1.89%) PMI Certification
3 65 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 63 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
5 61 (1.52%) ISEB
6 51 (1.27%) PMP
7 43 (1.07%) CCNP
8 38 (0.95%) MCP
9 34 (0.85%) MCAD
9 34 (0.85%) MCSD
9 34 (0.85%) MCTS
10 32 (0.80%) CCIE
11 23 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
12 21 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 18 (0.45%) ISTQB
14 16 (0.40%) CCNA
15 15 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 12 (0.30%) CISSP
16 12 (0.30%) CISA
17 9 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 250 (6.23%) QA
2 73 (1.82%) EMIR
2 73 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
3 63 (1.57%) Basel III
4 44 (1.10%) SLA
5 42 (1.05%) FATCA
6 38 (0.95%) MiFID
7 33 (0.82%) Solvency II
8 29 (0.72%) COREP
9 25 (0.62%) CRD IV
10 23 (0.57%) Basel II
11 21 (0.52%) Data Quality
12 18 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 15 (0.37%) FINREP
14 8 (0.20%) COBIT
15 6 (0.15%) ISO 9001
16 4 (0.100%) AIFMD
17 3 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 2 (0.050%) P3O
19 1 (0.025%) COSO
System Software
1 129 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 57 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
4 17 (0.42%) vSphere
5 13 (0.32%) Oracle RMAN
6 12 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
7 9 (0.22%) NFS
7 9 (0.22%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.20%) XenApp
9 5 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 5 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.12%) HDFS
10 4 (0.100%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.075%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.075%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.050%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.050%) Samba
12 2 (0.050%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (0.050%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 51 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 30 (0.75%) Control-M
3 22 (0.55%) SCCM
4 17 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
5 14 (0.35%) Data Guard
6 11 (0.27%) SCOM
6 11 (0.27%) Nagios
6 11 (0.27%) NetBackup
7 9 (0.22%) WSUS
8 8 (0.20%) Tivoli
9 7 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (0.12%) Puppet
10 5 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.100%) Cobbler
11 4 (0.100%) CFEngine
12 3 (0.075%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.075%) HP SIM
12 3 (0.075%) Backup Exec
12 3 (0.075%) BladeLogic
13 2 (0.050%) Foglight
Vendors
1 618 (15.40%) Oracle
2 422 (10.51%) Microsoft
3 226 (5.63%) Sybase
4 130 (3.24%) TIBCO
5 104 (2.59%) Business Objects
6 87 (2.17%) Bloomberg
7 79 (1.97%) Murex
8 78 (1.94%) Cisco
9 75 (1.87%) VMware
10 72 (1.79%) HP
11 71 (1.77%) Citrix
12 68 (1.69%) Informatica
13 66 (1.64%) Calypso
14 63 (1.57%) Reuters
15 59 (1.47%) JBoss
16 54 (1.35%) IBM
17 46 (1.15%) Juniper
18 45 (1.12%) SAP
19 41 (1.02%) Fidessa
20 39 (0.97%) F5
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus and benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Palm Mason
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday