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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 281 217 174
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -43
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 1177 1707 2081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 1.52% 1.74%
As % of the General category 2.62% 3.43% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 948 1349 1726
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £57,500 £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
45005 49697 52700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.58% 44.29% 44.06%
Number of salaries quoted 36541 38860 40904
Median salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
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 median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -70 1088 £67,500 - 129
London -53 1016 £67,500 - 124
City of London -29 235 £65,000 - 41
Scotland +1 83 £57,500 +4.54% 13
Edinburgh +28 45 £60,750 +10.45% 1
Glasgow +1 36 £55,000 -6.38% 9
South East -11 36 £65,000 +4.00% 4
West Sussex - 17 £62,500 -
South West -32 15 £45,000 -43.75%
Haywards Heath - 15 £65,000 -
Dorset +4 14 - -
Bournemouth +2 14 - -
Berkshire +27 11 £45,000 -
Reading +25 9 - -
Birmingham -16 8 £47,500 +18.75%
West Midlands -20 8 £47,500 +18.75%
North West +15 7 £67,500 -15.62% 1
Yorkshire +16 6 - -
West Yorkshire +13 6 - -
Leeds +10 6 - -
Surrey -16 5 £70,000 +115.38% 1
Cheshire +12 3 £67,500 -38.63%
Canary Wharf -11 3 £50,000 -13.04%
Liverpool - 3 £90,000 -
Merseyside - 3 £90,000 -
Oxfordshire -10 2 £72,500 -9.37% 1
Stirling -15 2 - - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £45,000 -
Oxford - 2 £72,500 - 1
Crawley - 2 £57,500 -

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2559 (100.00%) Banking
2 1606 (62.76%) Finance
3 695 (27.16%) SQL
4 651 (25.44%) Java
5 559 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
6 548 (21.41%) Degree
7 500 (19.54%) C#
8 454 (17.74%) SQL Server
9 429 (16.76%) Front Office
10 420 (16.41%) Equities
11 394 (15.40%) Microsoft
12 380 (14.85%) .NET
13 379 (14.81%) Derivative
14 356 (13.91%) Fixed Income
15 355 (13.87%) Oracle
16 343 (13.40%) Project Management
17 340 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
18 333 (13.01%) Asset Management
19 326 (12.74%) Unix
20 321 (12.54%) Windows
21 316 (12.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 265 (10.36%) Business Analysis
23 257 (10.04%) SDLC
24 256 (10.00%) JavaScript
25 227 (8.87%) MS Excel
26 209 (8.17%) C++
27 202 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
28 189 (7.39%) TDD
29 181 (7.07%) HTML
30 176 (6.88%) 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 76 (2.97%) SharePoint
2 44 (1.72%) Node.js
3 36 (1.41%) MS Exchange
4 29 (1.13%) WebSphere
5 27 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 26 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
7 25 (0.98%) Tomcat
8 23 (0.90%) SAS
9 22 (0.86%) Apache
9 22 (0.86%) WebLogic
10 19 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
11 18 (0.70%) IIS
12 17 (0.66%) MQSeries
13 15 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
14 13 (0.51%) Apache Spark
15 12 (0.47%) Apache Pig
16 11 (0.43%) CMS
16 11 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
17 10 (0.39%) Confluence
17 10 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 227 (8.87%) MS Excel
2 105 (4.10%) MS Office
3 37 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 23 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (0.86%) MS Project
6 6 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.16%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.039%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 35 (1.37%) Markit EDM
2 27 (1.06%) thinkFolio
3 26 (1.02%) MultiFonds
4 20 (0.78%) Temenos T24
5 17 (0.66%) Eagle PACE
6 16 (0.63%) LatentZero
7 15 (0.59%) Front Arena
8 14 (0.55%) Advent Moxy
8 14 (0.55%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
8 14 (0.55%) Beauchamp
8 14 (0.55%) Decalog
8 14 (0.55%) Eze OMS
8 14 (0.55%) Hi Portfolio
8 14 (0.55%) HiInvest
8 14 (0.55%) LongView
8 14 (0.55%) PORTIA
8 14 (0.55%) Temenos Triple'A Plus
8 14 (0.55%) Tradar
9 12 (0.47%) ION MarketView
9 12 (0.47%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 24 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.43%) GitHub
4 11 (0.43%) PaaS
5 10 (0.39%) Office 365
6 6 (0.23%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.20%) IaaS
7 5 (0.20%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.078%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (2.34%) LAN
2 58 (2.27%) WAN
3 54 (2.11%) Firewall
4 53 (2.07%) SAN
5 52 (2.03%) TCP/IP
6 35 (1.37%) Multicast
7 31 (1.21%) Cisco IOS
8 26 (1.02%) BGP
9 25 (0.98%) OSPF
9 25 (0.98%) Wireless
10 24 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (0.94%) VPN
11 23 (0.90%) Network Security
12 21 (0.82%) DNS
13 20 (0.78%) VoIP
14 18 (0.70%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (0.59%) IPsec
16 14 (0.55%) VLAN
17 13 (0.51%) EIGRP
17 13 (0.51%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 454 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 176 (6.88%) Data Warehouse
3 135 (5.28%) Relational Database
4 131 (5.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 130 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 107 (4.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 96 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 89 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 88 (3.44%) SQL Server 2014
10 84 (3.28%) Big Data
11 68 (2.66%) NoSQL
12 65 (2.54%) Oracle Database
13 48 (1.88%) DB2
14 46 (1.80%) BusinessObjects
15 44 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
16 43 (1.68%) QlikView
17 39 (1.52%) Hadoop
17 39 (1.52%) MongoDB
17 39 (1.52%) RDBMS
18 37 (1.45%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 80 (3.13%) JIRA
2 62 (2.42%) Subversion
3 47 (1.84%) Git (software)
4 43 (1.68%) Visual Studio
5 42 (1.64%) Jenkins
6 36 (1.41%) Maven
7 34 (1.33%) NUnit
8 31 (1.21%) Rhino Mocks
9 27 (1.06%) MSTest
10 26 (1.02%) JUnit
10 26 (1.02%) Moq
10 26 (1.02%) Selenium
11 25 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
11 25 (0.98%) TeamCity
12 20 (0.78%) Eclipse
13 16 (0.63%) Mockito
14 14 (0.55%) Cucumber
15 11 (0.43%) IntelliJ
15 11 (0.43%) LoadRunner
16 10 (0.39%) HP UFT
General
1 2559 (100.00%) Banking
2 1606 (62.76%) Finance
3 429 (16.76%) Front Office
4 172 (6.72%) Back Office
5 153 (5.98%) Financial Institution
6 115 (4.49%) Retail
7 90 (3.52%) Corporate Banking
8 64 (2.50%) Private Banking
9 56 (2.19%) Legal
10 42 (1.64%) Retail Banking
11 31 (1.21%) Telecoms
12 29 (1.13%) Advertising
13 18 (0.70%) Marketing
14 15 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.51%) Law
16 9 (0.35%) Games
17 8 (0.31%) Italian Language
18 7 (0.27%) German Language
19 6 (0.23%) Japanese Language
19 6 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 892 (34.86%) Developer
2 622 (24.31%) Analyst
3 392 (15.32%) Business Analyst
4 343 (13.40%) Java Developer
5 238 (9.30%) Banking Analyst
6 223 (8.71%) C# Developer
7 198 (7.74%) Senior Developer
8 171 (6.68%) SQL Developer
9 163 (6.37%) .NET Developer
10 153 (5.98%) Project Manager
11 149 (5.82%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 139 (5.43%) Consultant
13 123 (4.81%) Architect
14 121 (4.73%) C# .NET Developer
15 115 (4.49%) Applications Support
16 99 (3.87%) Senior Java Developer
17 93 (3.63%) Support Analyst
18 85 (3.32%) Investment Banking Java Developer
19 79 (3.09%) Financial Analyst
20 69 (2.70%) Finance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (14.85%) .NET
2 181 (7.07%) HTML
3 146 (5.71%) ASP.NET
4 140 (5.47%) AngularJS
5 133 (5.20%) Spring
6 130 (5.08%) .NET Framework
7 126 (4.92%) HTML5
7 126 (4.92%) XML
8 117 (4.57%) WPF
9 110 (4.30%) CSS
10 107 (4.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 107 (4.18%) WCF
11 105 (4.10%) jQuery
12 100 (3.91%) FIX Protocol
13 86 (3.36%) Web Services
14 64 (2.50%) Hibernate
15 53 (2.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 49 (1.91%) Middleware
17 45 (1.76%) JMS
18 44 (1.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 420 (16.41%) Equities
2 379 (14.81%) Derivative
3 356 (13.91%) Fixed Income
4 340 (13.29%) Analytical Skills
5 316 (12.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 152 (5.94%) Computer Science
7 145 (5.67%) Hedge funds
8 125 (4.88%) Credit Risk
9 105 (4.10%) Fintech
10 102 (3.99%) Market Risk
11 100 (3.91%) Data Centre
12 90 (3.52%) Mathematics
13 74 (2.89%) Equity Derivative
13 74 (2.89%) User Experience
14 55 (2.15%) Management Information System
15 52 (2.03%) Tandem
16 48 (1.88%) Visualisation
17 40 (1.56%) Reference Data
18 35 (1.37%) Economics
18 35 (1.37%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 326 (12.74%) Unix
2 321 (12.54%) Windows
3 170 (6.64%) Linux
4 67 (2.62%) Windows 7
5 62 (2.42%) Windows Server
6 34 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (1.02%) Windows XP
8 24 (0.94%) Solaris
8 24 (0.94%) Windows 8
9 22 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (0.47%) Android
12 9 (0.35%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.23%) AIX
15 5 (0.20%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.16%) SUSE
16 4 (0.16%) Windows 10
17 2 (0.078%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.039%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (13.40%) Project Management
3 333 (13.01%) Asset Management
4 265 (10.36%) Business Analysis
5 257 (10.04%) SDLC
6 202 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
7 189 (7.39%) TDD
8 176 (6.88%) Risk Management
9 174 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 163 (6.37%) ITIL
11 160 (6.25%) Wealth Management
12 158 (6.17%) Multithreading
13 155 (6.06%) Analytics
13 155 (6.06%) Scrum
14 137 (5.35%) MVC
15 131 (5.12%) Software Engineering
16 129 (5.04%) Investment Management
17 125 (4.88%) OO
18 117 (4.57%) PRINCE2
19 116 (4.53%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 695 (27.16%) SQL
2 651 (25.44%) Java
3 500 (19.54%) C#
4 256 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 209 (8.17%) C++
6 158 (6.17%) Python
7 85 (3.32%) PL/SQL
8 83 (3.24%) C
9 81 (3.17%) T-SQL
10 66 (2.58%) Scala
11 48 (1.88%) Shell Script
12 47 (1.84%) Perl
13 41 (1.60%) VBA
14 28 (1.09%) PowerShell
15 22 (0.86%) PHP
16 21 (0.82%) R
17 18 (0.70%) VB.NET
18 16 (0.63%) Bash Shell
18 16 (0.63%) VB
19 13 (0.51%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 548 (21.41%) Degree
2 61 (2.38%) PMI Certification
3 58 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (1.99%) CCNP
5 44 (1.72%) PMP
6 41 (1.60%) ISEB
7 36 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 26 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 22 (0.86%) CCNP Voice
10 18 (0.70%) CISA
10 18 (0.70%) PhD
11 17 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
12 16 (0.63%) CISM
12 16 (0.63%) CISSP
13 14 (0.55%) CRISC
14 13 (0.51%) ISTQB
14 13 (0.51%) MCSE
14 13 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 11 (0.43%) CCVP
15 11 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (5.63%) QA
2 121 (4.73%) MiFID
3 77 (3.01%) EMIR
4 58 (2.27%) SLA
5 51 (1.99%) Dodd-Frank
6 31 (1.21%) FATCA
7 21 (0.82%) Basel III
8 15 (0.59%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.59%) Solvency II
9 12 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.27%) COBIT
11 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 5 (0.20%) Basel II
12 5 (0.20%) UCITS
13 4 (0.16%) AIFMD
13 4 (0.16%) ISO 9000
14 3 (0.12%) COREP
14 3 (0.12%) CRD IV
14 3 (0.12%) SDET
15 2 (0.078%) FINREP
System Software
1 86 (3.36%) Active Directory
2 29 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.35%) Docker
5 6 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 6 (0.23%) vSphere
6 5 (0.20%) GPFS
6 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.20%) XenApp
7 4 (0.16%) HDFS
7 4 (0.16%) ProxySG
7 4 (0.16%) Xen
8 3 (0.12%) KVM
9 2 (0.078%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.078%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.078%) NFS
9 2 (0.078%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (0.078%) SRDF
9 2 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 50 (1.95%) Control-M
2 26 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
3 21 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
4 20 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (0.63%) SCCM
6 15 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
7 12 (0.47%) Cisco UCCE
8 10 (0.39%) BladeLogic
8 10 (0.39%) SCOM
9 9 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
10 7 (0.27%) Apache Shiro
10 7 (0.27%) Data Guard
11 6 (0.23%) Puppet
12 5 (0.20%) CA Service Virtualization
12 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (0.20%) Nagios
12 5 (0.20%) nmon
12 5 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 4 (0.16%) Netcool
Vendors
1 394 (15.40%) Microsoft
2 355 (13.87%) Oracle
3 111 (4.34%) Sybase
4 97 (3.79%) Cisco
5 84 (3.28%) Murex
6 82 (3.20%) Calypso
7 78 (3.05%) HP
8 67 (2.62%) Fidessa
9 61 (2.38%) Bloomberg
10 51 (1.99%) IBM
11 46 (1.80%) Charles River
12 45 (1.76%) Reuters
13 43 (1.68%) Citrix
14 42 (1.64%) Informatica
14 42 (1.64%) VMware
15 26 (1.02%) Linedata
16 25 (0.98%) Advent
16 25 (0.98%) Eze Software Group
17 24 (0.94%) BT
18 21 (0.82%) Red Box
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + c.30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
JP Morgan Glasgow
Salary: Highly competitive with excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40K - £60K (depending on experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + 15% bonus + package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + 20% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Tech
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28 - £32 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £70,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £43,000 - £65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago