Period
to 28 November 2021

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 28 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
UK > England
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 468 360 456
Rank change year-on-year -108 +96 -202
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 694 388 809
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.78% 0.65%
As % of the General category 1.05% 1.54% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 572 346 684
10th Percentile £48,750 £56,250 £48,750
25th Percentile £65,000 £65,500 £57,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £90,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £103,750 £110,188 £102,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £132,500 £122,500
UK median annual salary £82,500 £90,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +11.11%

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 65,888 25,114 69,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 58.91% 50.75% 55.22%
Number of salaries quoted 41,378 20,592 53,758
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +2.94%

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in England

Investment Banking
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Investment Banking in England.

Salary trend for Investment Banking in England

Investment Banking
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Investment Banking in England over the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

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 28 November 2021. 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 -85 676 £85,000 -5.56% 142
North West -103 8 £32,500 -44.44% 1
North of England -111 8 £32,500 -44.44% 2
Midlands -105 4 £50,000 +1.01%
West Midlands -94 3 £55,000 +11.11%
East of England - 2 £51,000 - 2
South East -149 1 - - 2
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, IT jobs citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 694 (100.00%) Banking
2 420 (60.52%) Finance
3 264 (38.04%) Java
4 231 (33.29%) Agile Software Development
5 194 (27.95%) SQL
5 194 (27.95%) Social Skills
6 154 (22.19%) Azure
7 146 (21.04%) Degree
8 143 (20.61%) Front Office
9 135 (19.45%) Python
10 116 (16.71%) JavaScript
11 108 (15.56%) Full Stack Development
12 103 (14.84%) Computer Science
13 102 (14.70%) Problem-Solving
14 101 (14.55%) C#
14 101 (14.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 98 (14.12%) Mathematics
16 97 (13.98%) Software Engineering
16 97 (13.98%) Equities
16 97 (13.98%) Unix
17 95 (13.69%) Linux
18 93 (13.40%) Derivative
19 92 (13.26%) Fintech
20 90 (12.97%) .NET
21 87 (12.54%) Spring
22 84 (12.10%) Oracle
22 84 (12.10%) AngularJS
23 83 (11.96%) Fixed Income
24 82 (11.82%) Risk Management
24 82 (11.82%) DevOps

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 48 (6.92%) CMS
2 24 (3.46%) Apache Spark
3 19 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (2.16%) Apache
5 10 (1.44%) Skype for Business
6 9 (1.30%) Confluence
7 8 (1.15%) DataSynapse
7 8 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
8 7 (1.01%) Apache Pulsar
8 7 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.01%) MS Exchange
9 6 (0.86%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (0.72%) IIS
11 4 (0.58%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.43%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.29%) Jupyter
14 1 (0.14%) Mule
14 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.02%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.72%) Eikon
2 4 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.43%) Loan IQ
3 3 (0.43%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.29%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 2 (0.29%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 154 (22.19%) Azure
2 80 (11.53%) AWS
3 66 (9.51%) GitHub
4 51 (7.35%) SaaS
5 49 (7.06%) GCP
6 22 (3.17%) OpenShift
7 19 (2.74%) Microsoft 365
8 16 (2.31%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (2.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 14 (2.02%) Amazon EMR
11 12 (1.73%) npm
12 11 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
12 11 (1.59%) Power Platform
12 11 (1.59%) Serverless
13 10 (1.44%) Amazon S3
14 9 (1.30%) Amazon Kinesis
14 9 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (0.86%) PaaS
16 4 (0.58%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.16%) VPN
2 14 (2.02%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.73%) DNS
4 11 (1.59%) DHCP
4 11 (1.59%) Skype
5 9 (1.30%) LAN
6 8 (1.15%) FTP
6 8 (1.15%) HTTP
7 7 (1.01%) WAN
8 3 (0.43%) NAS
8 3 (0.43%) VoIP
8 3 (0.43%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (0.29%) Firewall
9 2 (0.29%) Internet
9 2 (0.29%) WebEx
10 1 (0.14%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.14%) IPsec
10 1 (0.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (9.65%) NoSQL
2 62 (8.93%) MongoDB
3 52 (7.49%) SQL Server
4 50 (7.20%) Relational Database
5 41 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (4.03%) Big Data
7 25 (3.60%) Tableau
8 24 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
9 23 (3.31%) RDBMS
10 20 (2.88%) DB2
11 19 (2.74%) Data Vault
12 18 (2.59%) Metadata
12 18 (2.59%) Oracle Database
13 16 (2.31%) Hadoop
13 16 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 15 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
15 13 (1.87%) Data Mart
15 13 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 12 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 11 (1.59%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 75 (10.81%) JIRA
2 63 (9.08%) Git (software)
3 43 (6.20%) Jenkins
4 40 (5.76%) Maven
5 37 (5.33%) IntelliJ
6 19 (2.74%) SonarQube
7 18 (2.59%) Artifactory
7 18 (2.59%) Bitbucket
8 17 (2.45%) Eclipse
9 16 (2.31%) Gradle
10 15 (2.16%) Bitbucket Server
11 10 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.72%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.58%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.58%) webpack
14 3 (0.43%) Cypress.io
14 3 (0.43%) Selenium
15 2 (0.29%) Ant
15 2 (0.29%) JUnit
15 2 (0.29%) NetBeans
General
1 694 (100.00%) Banking
2 420 (60.52%) Finance
3 194 (27.95%) Social Skills
4 143 (20.61%) Front Office
5 36 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (3.60%) Back Office
7 23 (3.31%) Retail
8 21 (3.03%) Financial Institution
9 20 (2.88%) Advertising
10 18 (2.59%) Retail Banking
11 13 (1.87%) Corporate Banking
12 9 (1.30%) Presentation Skills
13 8 (1.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 8 (1.15%) Private Banking
14 6 (0.86%) Influencing Skills
14 6 (0.86%) Legal
15 5 (0.72%) Law
16 4 (0.58%) Billing
16 4 (0.58%) Games
17 3 (0.43%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 311 (44.81%) Developer
2 128 (18.44%) Java Developer
3 117 (16.86%) Analyst
4 99 (14.27%) Senior Developer
5 63 (9.08%) Business Analyst
6 56 (8.07%) Software Engineer
7 45 (6.48%) Full Stack Developer
8 44 (6.34%) Senior Java Developer
9 33 (4.76%) Investment Banking Java Developer
10 29 (4.18%) Java Engineer
11 28 (4.03%) SaaS Developer
12 27 (3.89%) Applications Support
12 27 (3.89%) C# Developer
13 26 (3.75%) Lead Developer
14 25 (3.60%) FX Business Analyst
14 25 (3.60%) Service Analyst
15 24 (3.46%) SQL Developer
16 22 (3.17%) Consultant
16 22 (3.17%) Data Analyst
16 22 (3.17%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (12.97%) .NET
2 87 (12.54%) Spring
3 84 (12.10%) AngularJS
4 78 (11.24%) Web Services
5 75 (10.81%) React
6 54 (7.78%) .NET Framework
7 48 (6.92%) RESTful
8 46 (6.63%) Kafka
9 43 (6.20%) ASP.NET Web API
9 43 (6.20%) HTML
9 43 (6.20%) REST
10 30 (4.32%) Murex MxML
11 29 (4.18%) FIX Protocol
12 27 (3.89%) CSS
12 27 (3.89%) Spring Boot
13 25 (3.60%) Angular 2
13 25 (3.60%) Task Parallel Library
14 20 (2.88%) Middleware
14 20 (2.88%) XML
15 18 (2.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 101 (14.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 97 (13.98%) Equities
3 93 (13.40%) Derivative
4 83 (11.96%) Fixed Income
5 45 (6.48%) Credit Risk
6 44 (6.34%) Blog
6 44 (6.34%) Market Risk
7 24 (3.46%) Greenfield Project
8 23 (3.31%) Equity Derivative
9 21 (3.03%) Data Structures
10 20 (2.88%) Hedge funds
11 18 (2.59%) Video\Live Streaming
12 16 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
12 16 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
13 14 (2.02%) Data Protection Act
13 14 (2.02%) Virtual Team
14 12 (1.73%) Algorithms
15 11 (1.59%) Reference Data
16 10 (1.44%) Management Information System
17 8 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 97 (13.98%) Unix
2 95 (13.69%) Linux
3 74 (10.66%) Windows
4 15 (2.16%) Windows 7
4 15 (2.16%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.44%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.86%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.29%) Android
8 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.14%) CentOS
9 1 (0.14%) Solaris
9 1 (0.14%) SUSE
9 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (33.29%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (15.56%) Full Stack Development
3 103 (14.84%) Computer Science
4 102 (14.70%) Problem-Solving
5 98 (14.12%) Mathematics
6 97 (13.98%) Software Engineering
7 92 (13.26%) Fintech
8 82 (11.82%) DevOps
8 82 (11.82%) Risk Management
9 76 (10.95%) SDLC
10 75 (10.81%) TDD
11 74 (10.66%) Scrum
12 73 (10.52%) Analytics
13 68 (9.80%) SOLID
14 66 (9.51%) MVC
15 58 (8.36%) Continuous Integration
16 49 (7.06%) Project Management
16 49 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
17 47 (6.77%) CQRS
18 45 (6.48%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 264 (38.04%) Java
2 194 (27.95%) SQL
3 135 (19.45%) Python
4 116 (16.71%) JavaScript
5 101 (14.55%) C#
6 66 (9.51%) TypeScript
7 38 (5.48%) T-SQL
8 34 (4.90%) Shell Script
9 33 (4.76%) C++
10 32 (4.61%) Bash Shell
11 27 (3.89%) Perl
12 21 (3.03%) Scala
13 17 (2.45%) PowerShell
14 16 (2.31%) Kotlin
15 15 (2.16%) Java 8
16 11 (1.59%) C
16 11 (1.59%) VBA
17 6 (0.86%) Clojure
17 6 (0.86%) Erlang
18 5 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 146 (21.04%) Degree
2 57 (8.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (7.20%) Numerate Degree
4 11 (1.59%) A+ Certification
4 11 (1.59%) Network+ Certification
5 10 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.30%) AWS Certification
7 7 (1.01%) MCSE
8 5 (0.72%) PhD
9 4 (0.58%) ISEB
9 4 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.58%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.43%) CFA
10 3 (0.43%) MCP
11 2 (0.29%) ACCA
11 2 (0.29%) CIMA
12 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.14%) CISM
12 1 (0.14%) CISSP
12 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.75%) QA
2 21 (3.03%) MiFID
3 20 (2.88%) EMIR
4 9 (1.30%) SLA
5 7 (1.01%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.72%) PMO
7 4 (0.58%) IFRS
8 3 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.43%) NIST
9 2 (0.29%) COREP
9 2 (0.29%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.14%) COBIT
10 1 (0.14%) GDPR
10 1 (0.14%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 56 (8.07%) Docker
2 25 (3.60%) Active Directory
3 20 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.14%) XenApp
6 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (6.77%) Kubernetes
2 23 (3.31%) Terraform
3 16 (2.31%) Ansible
4 14 (2.02%) SCCM
5 11 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
6 10 (1.44%) Oozie
7 9 (1.30%) Control-M
8 4 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.14%) Consul
9 1 (0.14%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.14%) Grafana
9 1 (0.14%) Nessus
9 1 (0.14%) Nmap
9 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.14%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.14%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.14%) Puppet
9 1 (0.14%) Thomson Reuters DACS
9 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 84 (12.10%) Oracle
2 65 (9.37%) Microsoft
3 46 (6.63%) Sybase
4 44 (6.34%) Bloomberg
5 32 (4.61%) Murex
6 21 (3.03%) Fidessa
7 20 (2.88%) Informatica
8 19 (2.74%) Alteryx
9 16 (2.31%) Google
10 14 (2.02%) Atlassian
10 14 (2.02%) Reuters
11 10 (1.44%) Citrix
12 8 (1.15%) ION Trading
13 7 (1.01%) Cisco
14 6 (0.86%) ServiceNow
14 6 (0.86%) VMware
15 5 (0.72%) Apple
15 5 (0.72%) Charles River
15 5 (0.72%) Red Hat
15 5 (0.72%) Salesforce.com