Period
to 6 April 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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
UK > England
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 399 331 261
Rank change year-on-year -68 -70 +6
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 759 1,332 2,114
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.70% 0.96% 1.27%
As % of the General category 1.74% 2.36% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 704 1,019 1,236
Median annual salary £82,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.86% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £52,500 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £133,750 £110,000 £111,250
UK median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +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 43,641 56,411 71,925
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.45% 40.76% 43.29%
Number of salaries quoted 33,378 43,064 56,669
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% +2.00%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -

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 6 April 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 6 April 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 -26 747 £85,000 +21.43% 60
South East +56 9 £64,000 +28.00%
North of England -56 3 £35,000 -45.31%
North West -77 3 £35,000 -45.31%
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 6 April 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.

1 759 (100.00%) Banking
2 503 (66.27%) Finance
3 371 (48.88%) Java
4 325 (42.82%) Agile Software Development
5 287 (37.81%) Front Office
6 250 (32.94%) Fixed Income
7 246 (32.41%) AWS
8 242 (31.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 235 (30.96%) Azure
10 231 (30.43%) AngularJS
10 231 (30.43%) JavaScript
11 226 (29.78%) Asset Management
12 215 (28.33%) Derivative
13 209 (27.54%) Equities
14 207 (27.27%) Web Services
15 204 (26.88%) Software Engineering
16 203 (26.75%) Hedge funds
17 198 (26.09%) Python
18 197 (25.96%) React
19 188 (24.77%) Investment Management
20 183 (24.11%) DevOps
21 179 (23.58%) GCP
22 167 (22.00%) Business Analysis
23 151 (19.89%) SQL
24 137 (18.05%) Decision-Making
25 128 (16.86%) Vue.js
25 128 (16.86%) Google
26 125 (16.47%) C#
27 123 (16.21%) Portfolio Management
28 115 (15.15%) Node.js

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 29 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (2.24%) Tomcat
3 16 (2.11%) Apache
3 16 (2.11%) Apache Spark
4 15 (1.98%) Confluence
5 5 (0.66%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.53%) CMS
7 3 (0.40%) MQSeries
7 3 (0.40%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.40%) nginx
7 3 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.40%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.26%) Appian
8 2 (0.26%) Camunda
8 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.26%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.26%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.26%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.13%) SAS
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (2.64%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.66%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.26%) Sketch
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.05%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 246 (32.41%) AWS
2 235 (30.96%) Azure
3 179 (23.58%) GCP
4 30 (3.95%) Amazon ECS
4 30 (3.95%) Amazon SQS
5 9 (1.19%) GitHub
5 9 (1.19%) SaaS
6 8 (1.05%) AWS Fargate
7 6 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.79%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 5 (0.66%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 4 (0.53%) IaaS
9 4 (0.53%) Office 365
9 4 (0.53%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.53%) Serverless
10 3 (0.40%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.40%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.26%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.11%) Firewall
2 11 (1.45%) LAN
2 11 (1.45%) WAN
3 6 (0.79%) Unified Communications
4 5 (0.66%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (0.66%) Network Security
4 5 (0.66%) Skype
5 4 (0.53%) HTTP
5 4 (0.53%) Multicast
5 4 (0.53%) VPN
6 3 (0.40%) DNS
6 3 (0.40%) Intranet
6 3 (0.40%) Wireless
7 2 (0.26%) BGP
7 2 (0.26%) DHCP
7 2 (0.26%) FIX Connectivity
7 2 (0.26%) Internet
7 2 (0.26%) NAS
7 2 (0.26%) OSPF
7 2 (0.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.01%) MongoDB
3 30 (3.95%) Amazon Redshift
4 27 (3.56%) NoSQL
5 17 (2.24%) Big Data
6 16 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (2.11%) SQL Server 2019
7 15 (1.98%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (1.32%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.92%) MySQL
12 7 (0.92%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.79%) Data Mining
13 6 (0.79%) KDB
13 6 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
14 5 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 46 (6.06%) RStudio
2 39 (5.14%) Git (software)
2 39 (5.14%) JIRA
3 24 (3.16%) Jenkins
4 17 (2.24%) GitLab
4 17 (2.24%) TeamCity
5 16 (2.11%) Maven
6 12 (1.58%) Bitbucket
7 10 (1.32%) Zephyr
8 8 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (0.92%) JUnit
10 5 (0.66%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.66%) TestComplete
11 4 (0.53%) Ant
11 4 (0.53%) VersionOne
11 4 (0.53%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.40%) Gradle
12 3 (0.40%) Robot Framework
12 3 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 759 (100.00%) Banking
2 503 (66.27%) Finance
3 287 (37.81%) Front Office
4 21 (2.77%) Retail
5 19 (2.50%) Back Office
6 18 (2.37%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.19%) Legal
7 9 (1.19%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.05%) Law
9 7 (0.92%) Advertising
10 6 (0.79%) French Language
10 6 (0.79%) German Language
10 6 (0.79%) Italian Language
10 6 (0.79%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.66%) Marketing
11 5 (0.66%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Public Sector
13 1 (0.13%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 387 (50.99%) Developer
2 158 (20.82%) Java Developer
3 120 (15.81%) Front Office Developer
4 93 (12.25%) Analyst
5 79 (10.41%) AWS Engineer
5 79 (10.41%) Software Engineer
6 78 (10.28%) AWS Developer
7 68 (8.96%) Java Engineer
8 61 (8.04%) Python Developer
9 53 (6.98%) Senior Developer
10 51 (6.72%) Python Engineer
11 46 (6.06%) Business Analyst
12 44 (5.80%) JavaScript Developer
13 41 (5.40%) .NET Developer
13 41 (5.40%) Architect
14 37 (4.87%) Project Manager
15 36 (4.74%) C# Developer
16 35 (4.61%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 34 (4.48%) AWS Software Engineer
18 31 (4.08%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (30.43%) AngularJS
2 207 (27.27%) Web Services
3 197 (25.96%) React
4 128 (16.86%) Vue.js
5 115 (15.15%) Node.js
6 86 (11.33%) .NET
7 84 (11.07%) J2EE
8 54 (7.11%) HTML
9 46 (6.06%) .NET Framework
10 45 (5.93%) ASP.NET
10 45 (5.93%) CSS
11 40 (5.27%) Redux
12 38 (5.01%) ASP.NET Web API
12 38 (5.01%) REST
13 33 (4.35%) Spring
14 32 (4.22%) .NET Core
14 32 (4.22%) ASP.NET MVC
15 29 (3.82%) RabbitMQ
16 28 (3.69%) WinForms
17 26 (3.43%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 250 (32.94%) Fixed Income
2 242 (31.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 215 (28.33%) Derivative
4 209 (27.54%) Equities
5 203 (26.75%) Hedge funds
6 53 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (4.48%) Blog
8 33 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
9 32 (4.22%) Market Risk
10 26 (3.43%) Tandem
11 23 (3.03%) Credit Risk
12 20 (2.64%) Self-Motivation
13 17 (2.24%) Public Cloud
14 14 (1.84%) Virtual Team
15 13 (1.71%) Algorithms
16 12 (1.58%) Data Centre
17 10 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
18 9 (1.19%) Grid Computing
18 9 (1.19%) Management Information System
18 9 (1.19%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 52 (6.85%) Unix
2 46 (6.06%) Linux
3 42 (5.53%) Windows
4 9 (1.19%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.92%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.66%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.53%) Android
9 4 (0.53%) Solaris
10 2 (0.26%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.13%) AIX
11 1 (0.13%) VMS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (42.82%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (29.78%) Asset Management
3 204 (26.88%) Software Engineering
4 188 (24.77%) Investment Management
5 183 (24.11%) DevOps
6 167 (22.00%) Business Analysis
7 137 (18.05%) Decision-Making
8 123 (16.21%) Portfolio Management
9 88 (11.59%) Front End Development
10 85 (11.20%) TDD
11 83 (10.94%) Computer Science
12 76 (10.01%) Microservices
13 68 (8.96%) Scrum
14 66 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
15 61 (8.04%) Multithreading
16 60 (7.91%) Fintech
17 51 (6.72%) BDD
18 47 (6.19%) Low Latency
18 47 (6.19%) Test Automation
19 46 (6.06%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 371 (48.88%) Java
2 231 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 198 (26.09%) Python
4 151 (19.89%) SQL
5 125 (16.47%) C#
6 41 (5.40%) TypeScript
7 38 (5.01%) Kotlin
8 36 (4.74%) C++
9 25 (3.29%) Java 8
10 24 (3.16%) Bash Shell
11 18 (2.37%) R
12 17 (2.24%) PowerShell
13 15 (1.98%) Scala
13 15 (1.98%) T-SQL
14 13 (1.71%) Perl
15 11 (1.45%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.19%) VBA
17 8 (1.05%) F#
18 7 (0.92%) Bourne shell
18 7 (0.92%) Korn
Qualifications
1 88 (11.59%) Degree
2 36 (4.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (1.45%) Master's Degree
4 9 (1.19%) CCNA
5 8 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.53%) MCSE
7 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.53%) PhD
8 3 (0.40%) CCNP
8 3 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.26%) CISM
9 2 (0.26%) CISSP
9 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.13%) CCIE
10 1 (0.13%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.13%) MCDST
10 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.43%) QA
2 13 (1.71%) EMIR
3 8 (1.05%) SLA
4 6 (0.79%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.66%) MiFID
6 2 (0.26%) COBIT
6 2 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) FINRA
7 1 (0.13%) GDPR
7 1 (0.13%) IFRS
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 69 (9.09%) Docker
2 5 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.26%) vSphere
6 1 (0.13%) Cronacle
6 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.13%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 41 (5.40%) Terraform
2 37 (4.87%) Kubernetes
3 26 (3.43%) Ansible
4 12 (1.58%) Puppet
5 9 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (0.79%) Control-M
7 5 (0.66%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (0.53%) Icinga
9 2 (0.26%) SCCM
10 1 (0.13%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.13%) Consul
10 1 (0.13%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.13%) Nagios
10 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.13%) Packer
Vendors
1 128 (16.86%) Google
2 56 (7.38%) Microsoft
3 34 (4.48%) Oracle
4 25 (3.29%) Cisco
5 21 (2.77%) Murex
6 17 (2.24%) Bloomberg
6 17 (2.24%) HP
7 12 (1.58%) Sybase
8 10 (1.32%) Charles River
8 10 (1.32%) Sun
8 10 (1.32%) VMware
9 9 (1.19%) SmartStream
10 8 (1.05%) Reuters
11 6 (0.79%) CheckPoint
11 6 (0.79%) ION Trading
11 6 (0.79%) MarketAxess
11 6 (0.79%) MuleSoft
11 6 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.79%) Splunk
11 6 (0.79%) Tradeweb