Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
UK > England
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 344 475 199
Rank change year-on-year +131 -276 -124
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 478 808 2,787
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.83% 0.61% 1.76%
As % of the General category 2.09% 1.53% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 448 668 1,201
Median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £132,500 £115,375 £111,250
UK median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £68,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +10.29% -2.86%

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 22,907 52,703 68,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.60% 40.09% 43.35%
Number of salaries quoted 17,770 40,020 52,910
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £98,775 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 13 August 2020.

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 13 August 2020. 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 +44 462 £87,500 +16.67% 57
South East +205 11 £64,000 -1.54%
North of England +135 5 £62,000 -4.62%
North West +103 5 £62,000 -4.62%
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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.

1 478 (100.00%) Banking
2 331 (69.25%) Finance
3 256 (53.56%) Java
4 242 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
5 188 (39.33%) Front Office
6 176 (36.82%) Python
7 156 (32.64%) JavaScript
8 155 (32.43%) Fixed Income
9 151 (31.59%) AWS
10 148 (30.96%) AngularJS
11 146 (30.54%) Asset Management
12 143 (29.92%) Derivative
13 136 (28.45%) Web Services
14 135 (28.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 132 (27.62%) Software Engineering
15 132 (27.62%) React
16 124 (25.94%) Hedge funds
17 120 (25.10%) Investment Management
18 117 (24.48%) SQL
19 111 (23.22%) DevOps
20 110 (23.01%) Equities
21 108 (22.59%) Vue.js
22 95 (19.87%) Azure
23 84 (17.57%) Business Analysis
24 67 (14.02%) Google
25 66 (13.81%) GCP
26 64 (13.39%) Decision-Making
27 61 (12.76%) C#
27 61 (12.76%) Portfolio Management
28 55 (11.51%) Computer Science

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 21 (4.39%) Tomcat
2 19 (3.97%) Confluence
3 16 (3.35%) Apache
3 16 (3.35%) Apache Spark
4 8 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.26%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.05%) IIS
7 3 (0.63%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.42%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.42%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.42%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.42%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.21%) Camunda
9 1 (0.21%) Liferay
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Misys Opics
2 1 (0.21%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 151 (31.59%) AWS
2 95 (19.87%) Azure
3 66 (13.81%) GCP
4 23 (4.81%) Amazon S3
4 23 (4.81%) AWS Lambda
4 23 (4.81%) Serverless
5 22 (4.60%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (1.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 6 (1.26%) SaaS
8 3 (0.63%) Office 365
8 3 (0.63%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.42%) GitHub
10 1 (0.21%) Apigee
10 1 (0.21%) AWS Fargate
10 1 (0.21%) Kong
10 1 (0.21%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.18%) Firewall
2 16 (3.35%) Network Security
3 8 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (1.26%) LAN
4 6 (1.26%) WAN
5 5 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (1.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (1.05%) HTTP
5 5 (1.05%) SNMP
5 5 (1.05%) VPN
6 4 (0.84%) SSL
7 3 (0.63%) BGP
7 3 (0.63%) DNS
7 3 (0.63%) Multicast
7 3 (0.63%) Skype
7 3 (0.63%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.42%) DHCP
8 2 (0.42%) FIX Connectivity
8 2 (0.42%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.07%) MongoDB
3 27 (5.65%) NoSQL
4 22 (4.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 16 (3.35%) Hadoop
6 12 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.09%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.67%) Big Data
9 7 (1.46%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.46%) SQL Server 2019
10 6 (1.26%) KDB
11 5 (1.05%) Hazelcast
11 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.63%) Apache Ignite
12 3 (0.63%) Impala
12 3 (0.63%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.42%) MySQL
13 2 (0.42%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 40 (8.37%) RStudio
2 34 (7.11%) Git (software)
2 34 (7.11%) JIRA
3 25 (5.23%) Jenkins
4 20 (4.18%) Maven
5 14 (2.93%) TeamCity
6 12 (2.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (2.51%) Bitbucket
7 9 (1.88%) Subversion
8 5 (1.05%) GitLab
8 5 (1.05%) Gradle
9 4 (0.84%) Robot Framework
9 4 (0.84%) VersionOne
10 2 (0.42%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.42%) JUnit
11 1 (0.21%) EasyMock
11 1 (0.21%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.21%) Mockito
11 1 (0.21%) Pylint
11 1 (0.21%) webpack
General
1 478 (100.00%) Banking
2 331 (69.25%) Finance
3 188 (39.33%) Front Office
4 25 (5.23%) Retail
5 14 (2.93%) Back Office
6 11 (2.30%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.09%) Games
8 9 (1.88%) Legal
9 5 (1.05%) Advertising
9 5 (1.05%) Marketing
10 4 (0.84%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.63%) Japanese Language
12 2 (0.42%) Law
13 1 (0.21%) International Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 286 (59.83%) Developer
2 98 (20.50%) Java Developer
3 83 (17.36%) AWS Developer
4 78 (16.32%) Python Developer
5 75 (15.69%) AWS Engineer
6 63 (13.18%) Python Engineer
7 62 (12.97%) Software Engineer
8 59 (12.34%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 53 (11.09%) Senior Developer
10 45 (9.41%) Analyst
10 45 (9.41%) Python Software Engineer
11 43 (9.00%) Java Engineer
12 41 (8.58%) Front Office Developer
13 37 (7.74%) AWS Software Engineer
14 34 (7.11%) Architect
15 27 (5.65%) Senior Java Developer
16 25 (5.23%) JavaScript Developer
17 21 (4.39%) JavaScript Engineer
17 21 (4.39%) Network Engineer
18 20 (4.18%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (30.96%) AngularJS
2 136 (28.45%) Web Services
3 132 (27.62%) React
4 108 (22.59%) Vue.js
5 47 (9.83%) .NET
6 44 (9.21%) Spring
7 37 (7.74%) REST
8 35 (7.32%) Node.js
9 26 (5.44%) J2EE
10 24 (5.02%) HTML
11 22 (4.60%) Hibernate
11 22 (4.60%) JMS
12 20 (4.18%) RESTful
13 19 (3.97%) CSS
14 18 (3.77%) .NET Framework
14 18 (3.77%) ActiveMQ
15 17 (3.56%) XML
16 15 (3.14%) ASP.NET
16 15 (3.14%) Spring Boot
17 12 (2.51%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 155 (32.43%) Fixed Income
2 143 (29.92%) Derivative
3 135 (28.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 124 (25.94%) Hedge funds
5 110 (23.01%) Equities
6 38 (7.95%) Market Risk
7 33 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (3.56%) Virtual Team
9 13 (2.72%) Algorithms
9 13 (2.72%) Credit Risk
10 12 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (2.30%) OTC Derivatives
11 11 (2.30%) Reference Data
11 11 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
12 10 (2.09%) Public Cloud
13 9 (1.88%) Data Centre
14 8 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.67%) SWIFT
15 7 (1.46%) Management Information System
15 7 (1.46%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 52 (10.88%) Unix
2 40 (8.37%) Linux
3 39 (8.16%) Windows
4 15 (3.14%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.05%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.84%) Solaris
7 4 (0.84%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.63%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.63%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.21%) AIX
9 1 (0.21%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (30.54%) Asset Management
3 132 (27.62%) Software Engineering
4 120 (25.10%) Investment Management
5 111 (23.22%) DevOps
6 84 (17.57%) Business Analysis
7 64 (13.39%) Decision-Making
8 61 (12.76%) Portfolio Management
9 55 (11.51%) Computer Science
10 50 (10.46%) Scrum
10 50 (10.46%) TDD
11 48 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
12 46 (9.62%) Fintech
12 46 (9.62%) Microservices
13 45 (9.41%) OO
14 42 (8.79%) Front End Development
15 40 (8.37%) Mathematics
16 38 (7.95%) Low Latency
17 37 (7.74%) BDD
18 34 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 256 (53.56%) Java
2 176 (36.82%) Python
3 156 (32.64%) JavaScript
4 117 (24.48%) SQL
5 61 (12.76%) C#
6 38 (7.95%) Kotlin
7 27 (5.65%) C++
8 25 (5.23%) PowerShell
9 21 (4.39%) Java 8
10 17 (3.56%) R
10 17 (3.56%) Scala
11 16 (3.35%) T-SQL
12 15 (3.14%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.67%) Apex Code
13 8 (1.67%) SOQL
14 7 (1.46%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.26%) Bash Shell
15 6 (1.26%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.63%) C
16 3 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (10.25%) Degree
2 26 (5.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.09%) Master's Degree
5 8 (1.67%) CCNP
6 7 (1.46%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (1.26%) CCNA
8 3 (0.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (0.63%) CCSP
8 3 (0.63%) CISM
8 3 (0.63%) CISSP
8 3 (0.63%) CREST Certified
8 3 (0.63%) GCFA
8 3 (0.63%) GCIA
8 3 (0.63%) GCIH
8 3 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.21%) CCIE
10 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.14%) QA
2 5 (1.05%) COBIT
3 3 (0.63%) EMIR
3 3 (0.63%) NIST
3 3 (0.63%) SLA
4 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) FINRA
5 1 (0.21%) MiFID
5 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (3.35%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.93%) Docker
3 7 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.26%) vSphere
5 2 (0.42%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.21%) HDFS
6 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (3.56%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.67%) Ansible
3 6 (1.26%) Puppet
4 3 (0.63%) CSIRT
5 2 (0.42%) Control-M
5 2 (0.42%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.42%) Icinga
5 2 (0.42%) Nessus
5 2 (0.42%) SCCM
6 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.21%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.21%) Mesos
6 1 (0.21%) SCOM
6 1 (0.21%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.21%) Terraform
6 1 (0.21%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 67 (14.02%) Google
2 38 (7.95%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.65%) Oracle
4 26 (5.44%) Cisco
5 15 (3.14%) VMware
6 11 (2.30%) Palo Alto
7 10 (2.09%) Bloomberg
8 9 (1.88%) Sybase
9 8 (1.67%) F5
9 8 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.46%) Murex
11 6 (1.26%) CheckPoint
11 6 (1.26%) Sun
12 5 (1.05%) EMC
12 5 (1.05%) SmartStream
13 4 (0.84%) CA Agile Central
13 4 (0.84%) Citrix
13 4 (0.84%) Solace
14 3 (0.63%) Splunk
15 2 (0.42%) ServiceNow