Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 344 268 263
Rank change year-on-year -76 -5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 1,237 2,084 2,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.90% 1.25% 1.33%
As % of the General category 2.32% 3.00% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 951 1,199 1,728
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £111,250 £105,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +3.70% -

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 53,431 69,511 67,013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.82% 41.82% 41.52%
Number of salaries quoted 40,609 54,813 54,263
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,982
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 2019. 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 -42 1,090 £70,000 - 54
North of England -119 116 £65,000 +8.33% 2
North West -96 106 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Midlands +12 19 £27,500 -47.62% 1
South East +24 11 £50,000 -28.57%
Yorkshire +23 10 £62,500 -
East Midlands +3 10 - -
West Midlands +29 9 £27,500 -35.67% 1
South West +8 1 - -
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 1,237 (100.00%) Banking
2 747 (60.39%) Finance
3 474 (38.32%) SQL
4 427 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
5 376 (30.40%) Java
6 280 (22.64%) Front Office
7 267 (21.58%) Fixed Income
8 266 (21.50%) C#
9 262 (21.18%) Degree
10 244 (19.73%) Wealth Management
11 243 (19.64%) Equities
12 230 (18.59%) SQL Server
13 216 (17.46%) Derivative
14 201 (16.25%) Python
15 188 (15.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 180 (14.55%) .NET
17 176 (14.23%) Unix
18 159 (12.85%) Asset Management
19 158 (12.77%) Computer Science
20 154 (12.45%) Oracle
21 150 (12.13%) JavaScript
22 149 (12.05%) Risk Management
23 148 (11.96%) Windows
24 145 (11.72%) Microsoft
25 141 (11.40%) Hedge funds
26 140 (11.32%) AngularJS
27 138 (11.16%) Analytics
28 134 (10.83%) Investment Management
29 130 (10.51%) Problem-Solving
30 128 (10.35%) Linux

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 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
2 44 (3.56%) Apache Spark
3 27 (2.18%) Tomcat
4 22 (1.78%) Apache
5 19 (1.54%) WebSphere
6 17 (1.37%) SharePoint
7 13 (1.05%) Confluence
8 10 (0.81%) MS Exchange
9 9 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.49%) IIS
11 6 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (0.49%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.40%) SAS
13 4 (0.32%) CMS
14 3 (0.24%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.16%) DataSynapse
15 2 (0.16%) JBoss
15 2 (0.16%) JCAPS
15 2 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 52 (4.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 30 (2.43%) thinkFolio
2 11 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.81%) Markit EDM
4 9 (0.73%) Eagle PACE
4 9 (0.73%) Front Arena
5 8 (0.65%) Distributed Ledger
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle CRM On Demand
7 2 (0.16%) LatentZero
7 2 (0.16%) LongView
8 1 (0.081%) Actimize
8 1 (0.081%) BASE24
8 1 (0.081%) Eze OMS
8 1 (0.081%) Misys Opics
8 1 (0.081%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.081%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.081%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.081%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.081%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.081%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 98 (7.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 83 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.70%) SaaS
4 14 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (1.05%) OpenShift
6 10 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.81%) GitHub
7 9 (0.73%) Office 365
8 5 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (0.40%) Datadog
8 5 (0.40%) PaaS
8 5 (0.40%) Stackdriver
9 3 (0.24%) IaaS
10 2 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.16%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (0.16%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.081%) Apple Pay
11 1 (0.081%) AWS Fargate
11 1 (0.081%) Google Pay
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.31%) FIX Connectivity
2 28 (2.26%) Firewall
3 24 (1.94%) Internet
4 18 (1.46%) LAN
4 18 (1.46%) TCP/IP
4 18 (1.46%) WAN
5 16 (1.29%) DNS
6 15 (1.21%) HTTP
7 8 (0.65%) Network Security
8 4 (0.32%) ATM
8 4 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.32%) VLAN
9 3 (0.24%) PBX
9 3 (0.24%) Sourcefire
9 3 (0.24%) WebEx
9 3 (0.24%) Wireless
10 2 (0.16%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.16%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.16%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (0.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (18.59%) SQL Server
2 84 (6.79%) Big Data
3 83 (6.71%) Data Warehouse
4 73 (5.90%) Relational Database
5 59 (4.77%) Oracle Database
6 58 (4.69%) NoSQL
7 42 (3.40%) RDBMS
8 41 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 36 (2.91%) QlikView
10 35 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
11 34 (2.75%) Data Mining
11 34 (2.75%) Hadoop
12 33 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 32 (2.59%) Apache Hive
14 31 (2.51%) Impala
14 31 (2.51%) Neo4j
15 26 (2.10%) Blockchain
15 26 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
16 17 (1.37%) MongoDB
17 15 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 51 (4.12%) Git (software)
2 38 (3.07%) JIRA
3 37 (2.99%) Jenkins
4 36 (2.91%) JUnit
5 32 (2.59%) Maven
6 24 (1.94%) TeamCity
7 21 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (1.62%) Cucumber
8 20 (1.62%) Selenium
9 12 (0.97%) Subversion
10 10 (0.81%) Visual Studio
11 9 (0.73%) Ant
12 8 (0.65%) TestNG
13 7 (0.57%) Gradle
13 7 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (0.49%) RStudio
15 5 (0.40%) ERwin
15 5 (0.40%) Mockito
16 4 (0.32%) MSI
General
1 1,237 (100.00%) Banking
2 747 (60.39%) Finance
3 280 (22.64%) Front Office
4 95 (7.68%) Law
5 79 (6.39%) Back Office
6 71 (5.74%) Financial Institution
7 43 (3.48%) Retail
8 28 (2.26%) French Language
9 27 (2.18%) German Language
10 24 (1.94%) Retail Banking
11 19 (1.54%) Italian Language
11 19 (1.54%) Spanish Language
12 15 (1.21%) Legal
12 15 (1.21%) Marketing
13 9 (0.73%) Publishing
14 7 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
14 7 (0.57%) Czech Language
15 5 (0.40%) Prime Brokerage
16 3 (0.24%) Telecoms
17 2 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 505 (40.82%) Developer
2 206 (16.65%) Analyst
3 155 (12.53%) Java Developer
4 133 (10.75%) C# Developer
5 115 (9.30%) Business Analyst
6 112 (9.05%) Applications Support
7 88 (7.11%) .NET Developer
7 88 (7.11%) Support Engineer
8 67 (5.42%) Applications Engineer
8 67 (5.42%) Applications Support Engineer
9 64 (5.17%) Investment Banking Java Developer
10 62 (5.01%) Senior Developer
11 61 (4.93%) Banking Analyst
11 61 (4.93%) C# .NET Developer
12 54 (4.37%) SQL Developer
13 52 (4.20%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
14 47 (3.80%) Graduate
15 45 (3.64%) Architect
15 45 (3.64%) Graduate Developer
16 41 (3.31%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (14.55%) .NET
2 140 (11.32%) AngularJS
3 115 (9.30%) HTML
4 90 (7.28%) FIX Protocol
5 88 (7.11%) ASP.NET
6 84 (6.79%) CSS
7 68 (5.50%) Spring
8 67 (5.42%) .NET Framework
9 61 (4.93%) Web Services
10 54 (4.37%) ASP.NET Web API
11 53 (4.28%) ASP.NET MVC
12 52 (4.20%) RabbitMQ
13 49 (3.96%) React
14 45 (3.64%) WPF
15 42 (3.40%) HTML5
16 41 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 37 (2.99%) WCF
18 32 (2.59%) jQuery
19 31 (2.51%) XML
20 30 (2.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 267 (21.58%) Fixed Income
2 243 (19.64%) Equities
3 216 (17.46%) Derivative
4 188 (15.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 141 (11.40%) Hedge funds
6 126 (10.19%) Fintech
7 72 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
8 56 (4.53%) Credit Risk
8 56 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
8 56 (4.53%) Market Risk
9 42 (3.40%) Tandem
10 41 (3.31%) Equity Derivative
11 40 (3.23%) OTC Derivatives
12 37 (2.99%) Virtual Team
13 31 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
14 26 (2.10%) Linux Command Line
15 25 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
15 25 (2.02%) User Experience
16 23 (1.86%) Credit Derivative
16 23 (1.86%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 176 (14.23%) Unix
2 148 (11.96%) Windows
3 128 (10.35%) Linux
4 39 (3.15%) Windows Server
5 25 (2.02%) Windows 7
6 24 (1.94%) CentOS
7 22 (1.78%) Windows 10
8 19 (1.54%) Solaris
9 17 (1.37%) Fedora
10 16 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (0.81%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.73%) SUSE
12 9 (0.73%) Ubuntu
13 8 (0.65%) AIX
13 8 (0.65%) HPUX
14 7 (0.57%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.24%) Android
15 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.081%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (19.73%) Wealth Management
3 159 (12.85%) Asset Management
4 158 (12.77%) Computer Science
5 149 (12.05%) Risk Management
6 138 (11.16%) Analytics
7 134 (10.83%) Investment Management
8 130 (10.51%) Problem-Solving
9 115 (9.30%) Multithreading
10 103 (8.33%) DevOps
11 102 (8.25%) Software Engineering
12 99 (8.00%) TDD
13 84 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
14 83 (6.71%) Data Analysis
15 82 (6.63%) Project Management
16 77 (6.22%) Business Analysis
16 77 (6.22%) MVC
17 73 (5.90%) Test Automation
18 72 (5.82%) Mentoring
19 66 (5.34%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 474 (38.32%) SQL
2 376 (30.40%) Java
3 266 (21.50%) C#
4 201 (16.25%) Python
5 150 (12.13%) JavaScript
6 118 (9.54%) C++
7 77 (6.22%) Scala
8 66 (5.34%) PL/SQL
9 64 (5.17%) R
10 55 (4.45%) Java 8
11 52 (4.20%) Bash Shell
12 42 (3.40%) PowerShell
13 40 (3.23%) Perl
14 38 (3.07%) Ruby
15 31 (2.51%) T-SQL
16 27 (2.18%) Korn
16 27 (2.18%) VBA
17 26 (2.10%) Bourne shell
18 24 (1.94%) Shell Script
19 23 (1.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 262 (21.18%) Degree
2 68 (5.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.13%) Master's Degree
4 10 (0.81%) MCSE
4 10 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (0.65%) PhD
6 7 (0.57%) CISSP
7 6 (0.49%) ISEB
7 6 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.49%) TOGAF Certification
8 5 (0.40%) CISM
8 5 (0.40%) CRISC
8 5 (0.40%) GIAC
9 4 (0.32%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.24%) CISA
10 3 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.24%) SANS
11 2 (0.16%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.25%) QA
2 43 (3.48%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.54%) MiFID
3 19 (1.54%) PMO
4 16 (1.29%) GDPR
5 15 (1.21%) Dodd-Frank
6 14 (1.13%) FATCA
6 14 (1.13%) SLA
7 13 (1.05%) IFRS
8 11 (0.89%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.57%) COBIT
9 7 (0.57%) EMIR
10 5 (0.40%) Basel III
11 4 (0.32%) IFRS 9
11 4 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.081%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (4.20%) Docker
2 27 (2.18%) Active Directory
3 13 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.73%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.24%) HDFS
6 3 (0.24%) Snort
7 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.081%) Cronacle
8 1 (0.081%) Gluster
8 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.081%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.081%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 46 (3.72%) Nagios
2 40 (3.23%) Icinga
2 40 (3.23%) Kubernetes
3 39 (3.15%) ZABBIX
4 30 (2.43%) Oozie
5 29 (2.34%) Ansible
6 23 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (1.46%) Puppet
8 13 (1.05%) Control-M
9 12 (0.97%) SCCM
10 11 (0.89%) Terraform
11 7 (0.57%) SCOM
12 6 (0.49%) Marathon
13 5 (0.40%) logstash
14 4 (0.32%) AirWatch
15 3 (0.24%) BladeLogic
15 3 (0.24%) Cisco Prime
15 3 (0.24%) NetBackup
16 2 (0.16%) Data Guard
16 2 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 154 (12.45%) Oracle
2 145 (11.72%) Microsoft
3 51 (4.12%) Bloomberg
4 45 (3.64%) Calypso
5 42 (3.40%) SolarWinds
6 39 (3.15%) Reuters
7 36 (2.91%) Tableau
8 29 (2.34%) Tradeweb
9 28 (2.26%) FXall
9 28 (2.26%) MarketAxess
9 28 (2.26%) Red Hat
10 25 (2.02%) Fidessa
11 24 (1.94%) Splunk
12 20 (1.62%) VMware
13 19 (1.54%) Charles River
14 18 (1.46%) ServiceNow
15 17 (1.37%) Eze Software Group
15 17 (1.37%) ION Trading
16 15 (1.21%) Citrix
17 14 (1.13%) Adobe