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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 211 153 135
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -18
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 1511 1992 2243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.41% 1.89% 2.09%
As % of the General category 3.22% 4.28% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1686 1827
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £92,500 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%

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
46867 46498 47017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.79% 44.14% 43.87%
Number of salaries quoted 37152 35875 38070
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 £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 27 February 2015 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 27 February 2015. 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 -67 1439 £65,000 - 261
London -19 1348 £66,750 -4.64% 242
City of London -11 434 £67,500 - 99
Scotland -9 54 £57,500 +4.54% 15
South East -63 41 £63,750 +27.50% 6
Glasgow -16 30 £57,500 +15.00% 6
South West -7 27 £67,500 -1.81% 5
Surrey -44 25 £65,000 +30.00% 5
Dorset -28 19 £65,000 -3.70% 3
Guildford +3 16 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Bournemouth -23 16 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Edinburgh +8 12 £60,000 -0.41% 7
Docklands, London -9 12 £92,500 +48.00% 5
Birmingham -32 10 £40,000 -23.80% 1
West Midlands -36 10 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Canary Wharf +7 9 £62,500 -21.87%
Stirling -2 8 - - 1
North West -15 8 £48,750 -2.50% 6
Middlesex +14 7 £55,000 +22.22%
Bristol -1 7 £100,000 +33.33% 1
Cardiff - 7 £40,000 - 2
South Wales - 7 £40,000 - 2
Wales - 7 £40,000 - 2
Cheshire -4 6 - - 3
Berkshire -8 6 £35,000 -22.22%
Reading -12 6 £35,000 -15.15%
Knutsford - 5 - -
East of England -9 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Manchester -9 2 £48,750 -2.50% 3
Essex - 2 £48,000 -

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3308 (100.00%) Banking
2 2054 (62.09%) Finance
3 983 (29.72%) SQL
4 848 (25.63%) Java
5 781 (23.61%) Front Office
6 660 (19.95%) C#
7 622 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
8 572 (17.29%) UNIX
9 546 (16.51%) Oracle
10 496 (14.99%) Degree
11 483 (14.60%) .NET
12 447 (13.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 443 (13.39%) SQL Server
14 410 (12.39%) Windows
15 407 (12.30%) Derivative
16 377 (11.40%) Linux
17 375 (11.34%) OO
18 373 (11.28%) Microsoft
19 372 (11.25%) Fixed Income
20 371 (11.22%) C++
21 367 (11.09%) Project Management
22 332 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
23 312 (9.43%) Equities
24 268 (8.10%) Multithreading
25 258 (7.80%) JavaScript
26 241 (7.29%) Retail
27 237 (7.16%) Scrum
28 235 (7.10%) Back Office
29 226 (6.83%) WCF
30 223 (6.74%) Business Analysis

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 92 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 73 (2.21%) WebLogic
3 57 (1.72%) MS Exchange
4 53 (1.60%) Tomcat
5 51 (1.54%) Apache
6 34 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
7 31 (0.94%) JBoss
8 28 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
8 28 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
8 28 (0.85%) WebSphere
9 27 (0.82%) TIBCO EMS
10 26 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
11 25 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 25 (0.76%) MQSeries
12 24 (0.73%) SAS
13 21 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
14 17 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
14 17 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 16 (0.48%) GemFire
16 15 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 211 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 81 (2.45%) MS Office
2 81 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 69 (2.09%) MS Visio
4 41 (1.24%) MS Project
5 7 (0.21%) SPSS
6 4 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.060%) Mingle
9 1 (0.030%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.030%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 27 (0.82%) ION MarketView
2 18 (0.54%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 15 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.42%) TIBCO iProcess
5 12 (0.36%) Eikon
5 12 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
6 11 (0.33%) Finacle
6 11 (0.33%) Temenos T24
7 10 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
7 10 (0.30%) Summit
8 9 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
9 8 (0.24%) Endur
9 8 (0.24%) Kondor+
9 8 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
10 7 (0.21%) RMDS
11 6 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
11 6 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
12 5 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 5 (0.15%) Hyperion Enterprise
13 4 (0.12%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.12%) Google Compute Engine
3 4 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.091%) GitHub
5 2 (0.060%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.060%) SaaS
5 2 (0.060%) Office 365
6 1 (0.030%) PaaS
6 1 (0.030%) Heroku
6 1 (0.030%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.030%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 70 (2.12%) Firewall
2 58 (1.75%) LAN
2 58 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 54 (1.63%) WAN
4 50 (1.51%) SAN
5 41 (1.24%) DNS
6 29 (0.88%) VoIP
6 29 (0.88%) Wireless
7 28 (0.85%) FTP
8 27 (0.82%) VPN
8 27 (0.82%) Multicast
9 24 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (0.70%) DHCP
11 22 (0.67%) Network Security
12 21 (0.63%) SSH
12 21 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
13 19 (0.57%) IP Telephony
14 18 (0.54%) BGP
14 18 (0.54%) EIGRP
15 16 (0.48%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 443 (13.39%) SQL Server
2 150 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
3 127 (3.84%) Relational Database
4 92 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 88 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 80 (2.42%) Oracle Database
7 76 (2.30%) Big Data
8 70 (2.12%) RDBMS
9 65 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 51 (1.54%) QlikView
11 47 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 46 (1.39%) NoSQL
12 46 (1.39%) DB2
13 42 (1.27%) Hadoop
14 41 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
15 33 (1.00%) MySQL
16 30 (0.91%) Data Mining
17 21 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
18 20 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
19 18 (0.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 97 (2.93%) Subversion
2 57 (1.72%) TeamCity
3 55 (1.66%) JIRA
4 54 (1.63%) Eclipse
5 51 (1.54%) JUnit
6 48 (1.45%) Maven
7 46 (1.39%) Git (software)
8 45 (1.36%) NUnit
9 38 (1.15%) Jenkins
10 36 (1.09%) Visual Studio
11 31 (0.94%) MSTest
12 29 (0.88%) Moq
13 28 (0.85%) Rhino Mocks
14 27 (0.82%) Selenium
15 26 (0.79%) SpecFlow
16 17 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
17 16 (0.48%) MSBuild
18 14 (0.42%) Hudson
18 14 (0.42%) CruiseControl
19 11 (0.33%) ClearCase
General
1 3308 (100.00%) Banking
2 2054 (62.09%) Finance
3 781 (23.61%) Front Office
4 241 (7.29%) Retail
5 235 (7.10%) Back Office
6 178 (5.38%) Financial Institution
7 137 (4.14%) Retail Banking
8 116 (3.51%) Legal
9 91 (2.75%) Telecoms
10 55 (1.66%) Corporate Banking
11 46 (1.39%) Private Banking
12 30 (0.91%) Marketing
13 14 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (0.39%) Aerospace
15 12 (0.36%) Automotive
15 12 (0.36%) Games
16 11 (0.33%) International Banking
17 10 (0.30%) French Language
17 10 (0.30%) German Language
18 9 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 1181 (35.70%) Developer
2 757 (22.88%) Analyst
3 394 (11.91%) Java Developer
4 370 (11.19%) Business Analyst
5 249 (7.53%) C# Developer
6 243 (7.35%) Support Analyst
7 226 (6.83%) Architect
8 214 (6.47%) Applications Support
9 184 (5.56%) Project Manager
10 168 (5.08%) Senior Developer
11 133 (4.02%) .NET Developer
12 125 (3.78%) Consultant
13 117 (3.54%) Banking Business Analyst
14 102 (3.08%) C++ Developer
15 93 (2.81%) Applications Support Analyst
16 92 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
17 89 (2.69%) C# .NET Developer
18 77 (2.33%) Team Leader
19 71 (2.15%) Desktop Support
20 70 (2.12%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 483 (14.60%) .NET
2 226 (6.83%) WCF
3 210 (6.35%) Spring
4 204 (6.17%) WPF
5 203 (6.14%) HTML
6 202 (6.11%) ASP.NET
7 190 (5.74%) XML
8 124 (3.75%) Web Services
9 122 (3.69%) .NET Framework
10 114 (3.45%) J2EE
11 107 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 104 (3.14%) HTML5
13 103 (3.11%) Hibernate
14 98 (2.96%) Middleware
15 92 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
16 77 (2.33%) CSS
17 70 (2.12%) Ajax
17 70 (2.12%) AngularJS
18 63 (1.90%) jQuery
18 63 (1.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 447 (13.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 407 (12.30%) Derivative
3 372 (11.25%) Fixed Income
4 332 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
5 312 (9.43%) Equities
6 203 (6.14%) Computer Science
7 155 (4.69%) Hedge funds
8 119 (3.60%) Credit Risk
9 112 (3.39%) Mathematics
10 101 (3.05%) Market Risk
11 88 (2.66%) Equity Derivative
12 84 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
13 80 (2.42%) Blackberry
14 66 (2.00%) Reference Data
15 56 (1.69%) Open Source
16 52 (1.57%) Tandem
17 50 (1.51%) Management Information System
18 45 (1.36%) Interest Rate Derivative
19 44 (1.33%) Client/Server
20 37 (1.12%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 572 (17.29%) UNIX
2 410 (12.39%) Windows
3 377 (11.40%) Linux
4 84 (2.54%) Windows 7
5 81 (2.45%) Solaris
6 53 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 44 (1.33%) Windows XP
8 35 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (0.70%) Apple iOS
12 18 (0.54%) Windows 8
13 16 (0.48%) Windows NT
14 15 (0.45%) Android
15 8 (0.24%) Windows 2000
16 7 (0.21%) SUSE
17 5 (0.15%) CentOS
17 5 (0.15%) AIX
18 4 (0.12%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 622 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
2 375 (11.34%) OO
3 367 (11.09%) Project Management
4 268 (8.10%) Multithreading
5 237 (7.16%) Scrum
6 223 (6.74%) Business Analysis
7 221 (6.68%) Risk Management
8 204 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 193 (5.83%) TDD
10 181 (5.47%) Analytics
11 176 (5.32%) ITIL
12 175 (5.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 165 (4.99%) Low Latency
14 159 (4.81%) Investment Management
15 156 (4.72%) MVC
16 155 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
17 149 (4.50%) PRINCE2
18 148 (4.47%) Asset Management
19 137 (4.14%) Business Intelligence
20 126 (3.81%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 983 (29.72%) SQL
2 848 (25.63%) Java
3 660 (19.95%) C#
4 371 (11.22%) C++
5 258 (7.80%) JavaScript
6 172 (5.20%) Perl
7 163 (4.93%) Python
8 148 (4.47%) Shell Script
9 130 (3.93%) VBA
10 102 (3.08%) C
11 92 (2.78%) PowerShell
12 87 (2.63%) PL/SQL
13 66 (2.00%) T-SQL
14 47 (1.42%) Bash Shell
15 30 (0.91%) PHP
16 27 (0.82%) Scala
17 26 (0.79%) VB
18 25 (0.76%) VB.NET
19 21 (0.63%) COBOL
19 21 (0.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 496 (14.99%) Degree
2 67 (2.03%) PMI Certification
3 64 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (1.33%) PMP
5 41 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (1.12%) ISEB
7 36 (1.09%) MCP
8 34 (1.03%) MCSE
9 32 (0.97%) CCNA
10 28 (0.85%) CCNP
11 22 (0.67%) VCP4
12 20 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 16 (0.48%) CISM
15 15 (0.45%) CISSP
16 13 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
17 10 (0.30%) CISA
18 9 (0.27%) GIAC
18 9 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
18 9 (0.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 144 (4.35%) QA
2 86 (2.60%) EMIR
3 81 (2.45%) Dodd-Frank
4 52 (1.57%) MiFID
5 43 (1.30%) Basel III
6 36 (1.09%) SLA
7 25 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 23 (0.70%) Data Quality
9 21 (0.63%) CRD IV
10 20 (0.60%) Basel II
11 19 (0.57%) FINREP
12 18 (0.54%) COREP
13 17 (0.51%) Solvency II
14 15 (0.45%) FATCA
15 14 (0.42%) COBIT
15 14 (0.42%) ISO 9001
16 3 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 1 (0.030%) GAAP
17 1 (0.030%) AIFMD
17 1 (0.030%) UCITS
System Software
1 136 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 50 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.79%) NFS
3 26 (0.79%) vSphere
4 19 (0.57%) XenApp
5 15 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 13 (0.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 13 (0.39%) Veritas File System
7 10 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (0.24%) VMware Server
8 8 (0.24%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
9 7 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (0.18%) Samba
10 6 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.18%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.12%) Postfix
11 4 (0.12%) XenServer
11 4 (0.12%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (0.85%) SCCM
2 25 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
3 18 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
4 16 (0.48%) Tivoli
5 13 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.39%) Legato
6 11 (0.33%) Puppet
6 11 (0.33%) Control-M
7 10 (0.30%) BladeLogic
8 9 (0.27%) Data Guard
8 9 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 7 (0.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 6 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (0.15%) Netcool
13 4 (0.12%) SCOM
13 4 (0.12%) SCOrch
14 3 (0.091%) WSUS
Vendors
1 546 (16.51%) Oracle
2 373 (11.28%) Microsoft
3 171 (5.17%) Sybase
4 105 (3.17%) TIBCO
5 89 (2.69%) Cisco
6 88 (2.66%) IBM
6 88 (2.66%) Bloomberg
7 81 (2.45%) HP
8 80 (2.42%) Reuters
9 75 (2.27%) VMware
10 60 (1.81%) Red Hat
11 53 (1.60%) Informatica
12 51 (1.54%) Citrix
13 48 (1.45%) ServiceNow
14 45 (1.36%) Business Objects
15 43 (1.30%) Murex
16 42 (1.27%) Calypso
17 40 (1.21%) Fidessa
17 40 (1.21%) ION Trading
18 33 (1.00%) Cognos
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