Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Banking over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 283 214
Rank change year-on-year +215 -69 -8
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 7530 2142 3328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.46% 1.20% 1.63%
As % of the General category 10.08% 2.79% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 1724 2653
England median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £108,750 £105,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%

Investment Banking is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 74731 76748 92264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.27% 42.84% 45.10%
Number of salaries quoted 54932 63196 74707
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - -

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Investment Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in England

Investment Banking
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Investment Banking in England.

Salary trend for Investment Banking in England

Investment Banking
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Banking in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Investment Banking in England

Investment Banking
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +97 7218 £75,000 +7.14% 132
North of England +191 206 £57,500 +9.52% 23
North West +154 201 £60,000 +14.29% 21
Midlands +31 57 £55,000 -
East Midlands +62 43 £65,000 +18.18%
South East +20 25 £50,000 +53.85% 4
South West +14 23 £65,000 +8.33% 1
West Midlands -8 14 £47,500 -20.83%
Yorkshire +32 4 £22,500 -31.82% 2
North East - 1 £72,500 -
East of England - 1 £62,500 -
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 7530 (100.00%) Banking
2 6912 (91.79%) Finance
3 5790 (76.89%) Wealth Management
4 5614 (74.56%) Asset Management
5 5496 (72.99%) Retail Banking
6 2627 (34.89%) Java
7 2446 (32.48%) Analytical Skills
8 2343 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
9 1884 (25.02%) SDLC
10 1568 (20.82%) Front Office
11 1483 (19.69%) Project Management
12 1277 (16.96%) SQL
13 1227 (16.29%) Oracle
14 1222 (16.23%) Unix
15 1192 (15.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 1191 (15.82%) Degree
17 1169 (15.52%) Derivative
18 979 (13.00%) Business Analysis
19 935 (12.42%) Equities
20 920 (12.22%) Risk Management
21 881 (11.70%) Multithreading
22 808 (10.73%) C#
23 799 (10.61%) Linux
24 788 (10.46%) Scrum
25 784 (10.41%) Analytics
26 766 (10.17%) QA
27 749 (9.95%) Windows
28 678 (9.00%) Low Latency
29 664 (8.82%) Fixed Income
30 645 (8.57%) OO

Investment Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 322 (4.28%) Tomcat
2 239 (3.17%) Apache
3 178 (2.36%) MS Exchange
4 169 (2.24%) Skype for Business
5 152 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 121 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 118 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
8 103 (1.37%) JBoss
9 94 (1.25%) Confluence
10 75 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
11 73 (0.97%) WebSphere
12 70 (0.93%) Apache Spark
13 60 (0.80%) SAS
14 47 (0.62%) DataSynapse
15 44 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
16 38 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
17 36 (0.48%) IIS
18 26 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
19 18 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
20 15 (0.20%) Jetty
Applications
1 344 (4.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 232 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
3 143 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 59 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 40 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.040%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.027%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.013%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.013%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.013%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.013%) InVision
8 1 (0.013%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 65 (0.86%) Actimize
2 63 (0.84%) ION MarketView
3 49 (0.65%) Temenos T24
4 21 (0.28%) Markit EDM
5 16 (0.21%) RMDS
6 11 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.12%) Endur
8 8 (0.11%) Eikon
8 8 (0.11%) Global One
9 7 (0.093%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (0.093%) Summit
10 6 (0.080%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (0.080%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 6 (0.080%) Oracle FAH
11 4 (0.053%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.053%) Oracle General Ledger
11 4 (0.053%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (0.053%) Oracle TCA
12 3 (0.040%) thinkFolio
13 2 (0.027%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 157 (2.08%) GitHub
2 111 (1.47%) IaaS
3 80 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 56 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (0.42%) Office 365
6 28 (0.37%) PaaS
7 14 (0.19%) npm
7 14 (0.19%) OpenShift
7 14 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 11 (0.15%) SaaS
9 4 (0.053%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.040%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.013%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.013%) Bluemix
11 1 (0.013%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.013%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.013%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.013%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.013%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.013%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 168 (2.23%) Skype
2 125 (1.66%) Firewall
3 93 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 71 (0.94%) LDAP
5 68 (0.90%) HTTP
6 63 (0.84%) SSL
7 38 (0.50%) DNS
8 34 (0.45%) Wireless
9 30 (0.40%) Intranet
10 27 (0.36%) Unified Communications
11 26 (0.35%) VPN
12 25 (0.33%) WAN
13 22 (0.29%) NetScaler
14 20 (0.27%) BGP
14 20 (0.27%) OSPF
15 19 (0.25%) Multicast
16 18 (0.24%) EIGRP
16 18 (0.24%) SMTP
16 18 (0.24%) Wireshark
17 17 (0.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 548 (7.28%) SQL Server
2 330 (4.38%) Data Warehouse
3 295 (3.92%) Relational Database
4 261 (3.47%) Big Data
5 227 (3.01%) Oracle Database
6 193 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 192 (2.55%) Hadoop
8 136 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
9 125 (1.66%) RDBMS
10 115 (1.53%) Neo4j
11 109 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 105 (1.39%) KDB
13 102 (1.35%) NoSQL
14 100 (1.33%) OLAP
15 93 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
16 91 (1.21%) Oracle OLAP
17 89 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 57 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
19 50 (0.66%) Hazelcast
19 50 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 509 (6.76%) JIRA
2 407 (5.41%) Maven
3 375 (4.98%) TeamCity
4 303 (4.02%) Subversion
5 236 (3.13%) JUnit
6 227 (3.01%) Git (software)
7 150 (1.99%) Jenkins
8 115 (1.53%) Cucumber
9 108 (1.43%) Visual Studio
10 103 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
11 71 (0.94%) Gradle
12 67 (0.89%) Mockito
13 63 (0.84%) MSTest
14 55 (0.73%) Ant
15 48 (0.64%) EasyMock
16 46 (0.61%) GCC
16 46 (0.61%) Hudson
17 42 (0.56%) jMock
18 41 (0.54%) Mercurial
18 41 (0.54%) Toad
General
1 7530 (100.00%) Banking
2 6912 (91.79%) Finance
3 5496 (72.99%) Retail Banking
4 1568 (20.82%) Front Office
5 299 (3.97%) Financial Institution
6 295 (3.92%) Legal
7 203 (2.70%) Back Office
8 163 (2.16%) Law
9 104 (1.38%) Retail
10 77 (1.02%) Marketing
11 72 (0.96%) Publishing
12 51 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
13 50 (0.66%) German Language
14 29 (0.39%) Private Banking
15 16 (0.21%) General Ledger
16 15 (0.20%) Multimedia
17 11 (0.15%) Advertising
18 10 (0.13%) Telecoms
19 5 (0.066%) Pharmaceutical
19 5 (0.066%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 1982 (26.32%) Developer
2 1435 (19.06%) Analyst
3 1086 (14.42%) Business Analyst
4 983 (13.05%) Java Developer
5 558 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 452 (6.00%) Software Engineer
7 298 (3.96%) IT Analyst
8 291 (3.86%) Senior Java Developer
9 268 (3.56%) Architect
10 253 (3.36%) Project Manager
11 241 (3.20%) Technical Leader
12 223 (2.96%) Senior Analyst
13 217 (2.88%) C# Developer
14 208 (2.76%) Support Analyst
15 206 (2.74%) Business IT Analyst
15 206 (2.74%) IT Business Analyst
16 204 (2.71%) Senior Business Analyst
17 199 (2.64%) IT Engineer
18 188 (2.50%) IT Manager
19 180 (2.39%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 570 (7.57%) .NET
2 387 (5.14%) Spring
3 343 (4.56%) REST
4 289 (3.84%) Web Services
5 281 (3.73%) AngularJS
6 250 (3.32%) FIX Protocol
7 218 (2.90%) XML
8 210 (2.79%) HTML
9 190 (2.52%) .NET Framework
10 188 (2.50%) ASP.NET
11 183 (2.43%) J2EE
12 172 (2.28%) RESTful
13 161 (2.14%) WPF
14 159 (2.11%) Middleware
15 153 (2.03%) Hibernate
16 149 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
16 149 (1.98%) HTML5
17 140 (1.86%) Spring MVC
18 119 (1.58%) JSON
19 113 (1.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2446 (32.48%) Analytical Skills
2 1192 (15.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1169 (15.52%) Derivative
4 935 (12.42%) Equities
5 664 (8.82%) Fixed Income
6 617 (8.19%) Computer Science
7 482 (6.40%) User Experience
8 452 (6.00%) Management Information System
9 398 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
10 389 (5.17%) Equity Derivative
11 372 (4.94%) Reference Data
12 324 (4.30%) Credit Risk
13 215 (2.86%) Algorithms
14 195 (2.59%) Data Structures
15 163 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
16 159 (2.11%) Blackberry
17 137 (1.82%) Virtual Team
18 131 (1.74%) Market Risk
19 122 (1.62%) OTC Derivatives
20 108 (1.43%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1222 (16.23%) Unix
2 799 (10.61%) Linux
3 749 (9.95%) Windows
4 165 (2.19%) Windows Server
5 147 (1.95%) Solaris
6 143 (1.90%) Windows 7
7 122 (1.62%) Apple iOS
8 116 (1.54%) Android
9 104 (1.38%) Mac OS X
10 102 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 57 (0.76%) Windows 10
12 45 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
13 39 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (0.17%) AIX
15 8 (0.11%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.080%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.066%) Windows NT
18 2 (0.027%) HPUX
18 2 (0.027%) OS/390
18 2 (0.027%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5790 (76.89%) Wealth Management
2 5614 (74.56%) Asset Management
3 2343 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
4 1884 (25.02%) SDLC
5 1483 (19.69%) Project Management
6 979 (13.00%) Business Analysis
7 920 (12.22%) Risk Management
8 881 (11.70%) Multithreading
9 788 (10.46%) Scrum
10 784 (10.41%) Analytics
11 678 (9.00%) Low Latency
12 645 (8.57%) OO
13 636 (8.45%) Software Engineering
14 571 (7.58%) Test Automation
15 534 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
16 527 (7.00%) BDD
17 457 (6.07%) TDD
18 453 (6.02%) OOD
19 439 (5.83%) ITIL
20 422 (5.60%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2627 (34.89%) Java
2 1277 (16.96%) SQL
3 808 (10.73%) C#
4 534 (7.09%) Python
5 462 (6.14%) JavaScript
6 444 (5.90%) C++
7 346 (4.59%) Shell Script
8 325 (4.32%) R
9 322 (4.28%) PL/SQL
10 295 (3.92%) Perl
11 189 (2.51%) PowerShell
12 118 (1.57%) C
13 104 (1.38%) Scala
14 84 (1.12%) MATLAB
15 80 (1.06%) Bash Shell
16 60 (0.80%) Groovy
17 56 (0.74%) VB
18 53 (0.70%) VBScript
19 41 (0.54%) T-SQL
20 39 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1191 (15.82%) Degree
2 387 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 154 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 150 (1.99%) MCSE
5 122 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
6 111 (1.47%) Master's Degree
7 102 (1.35%) CCA
8 81 (1.08%) CISSP
9 72 (0.96%) PMI Certification
10 57 (0.76%) PMP
11 51 (0.68%) CISM
12 48 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
13 45 (0.60%) CBAP
14 42 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
15 39 (0.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 37 (0.49%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 30 (0.40%) CCNP
18 26 (0.35%) CCIE
19 23 (0.31%) PhD
20 20 (0.27%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 766 (10.17%) QA
2 167 (2.22%) PMO
3 142 (1.89%) MiFID
4 108 (1.43%) Basel III
5 91 (1.21%) Data Quality
6 71 (0.94%) Dodd-Frank
7 59 (0.78%) EMIR
8 35 (0.46%) SLA
9 31 (0.41%) ISO 20022
10 30 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 20 (0.27%) IFRS
11 20 (0.27%) IFRS 9
12 14 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 11 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 10 (0.13%) SEPA
15 7 (0.093%) PMBOK
16 6 (0.080%) PCI DSS
17 5 (0.066%) GDPR
18 4 (0.053%) COBIT
19 3 (0.040%) ISO 15022
System Software
1 213 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 140 (1.86%) XenApp
3 135 (1.79%) XenDesktop
4 75 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 51 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 50 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
7 37 (0.49%) Hyper-V
8 35 (0.46%) vSphere
9 31 (0.41%) XenServer
10 28 (0.37%) Docker
11 20 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
12 17 (0.23%) Postfix
13 8 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.053%) HDFS
15 2 (0.027%) GridGain
15 2 (0.027%) KVM
15 2 (0.027%) Time Sharing Option
15 2 (0.027%) Virtual Servers
16 1 (0.013%) BitLocker
16 1 (0.013%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 137 (1.82%) SCCM
2 105 (1.39%) AirWatch
3 44 (0.58%) PowerBroker
4 35 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
5 29 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (0.39%) Puppet
6 15 (0.20%) Ansible
7 14 (0.19%) Nagios
8 13 (0.17%) Control-M
8 13 (0.17%) SCOM
9 9 (0.12%) BladeLogic
10 8 (0.11%) Kubernetes
11 7 (0.093%) ITRS Geneos
11 7 (0.093%) Perfmon
11 7 (0.093%) Terraform
12 6 (0.080%) CA Wily
12 6 (0.080%) EdgeSight
13 5 (0.066%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (0.066%) SCOrch
14 4 (0.053%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1227 (16.29%) Oracle
2 609 (8.09%) Microsoft
3 405 (5.38%) Murex
4 293 (3.89%) Sybase
5 200 (2.66%) Citrix
5 200 (2.66%) ION Trading
6 187 (2.48%) VMware
7 144 (1.91%) Tableau
8 136 (1.81%) ServiceNow
9 110 (1.46%) McAfee
10 109 (1.45%) Apple
11 108 (1.43%) AppSense
12 105 (1.39%) Red Hat
13 86 (1.14%) TIBCO
14 85 (1.13%) Splunk
15 83 (1.10%) Bloomberg
16 72 (0.96%) Cisco
17 71 (0.94%) Informatica
17 71 (0.94%) SAP
18 63 (0.84%) MicroStrategy