Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
UK > England
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 477 208 63
Rank change year-on-year -269 -145 +239
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 789 2,689 7,982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.60% 1.73% 4.85%
As % of the General category 1.51% 3.99% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 644 1,169 1,609
England median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -6.90% +3.57%
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £118,750 £112,500 £111,250
UK median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% -

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 52,416 67,394 74,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.99% 43.28% 45.54%
Number of salaries quoted 39,651 51,858 54,958
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +4.48% +0.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -151 759 £75,000 +7.14% 59
North West -206 16 £65,000 +8.33%
North of England -235 16 £65,000 +8.33%
Midlands +32 6 - -
East Midlands +19 6 - -
South East +35 4 £53,750 -6.52% 5
East of England +66 2 £75,000 +50.00% 1
South West +2 2 £42,500 -5.56%
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 789 (100.00%) Banking
2 531 (67.30%) Finance
3 340 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
4 324 (41.06%) Java
5 265 (33.59%) Front Office
6 251 (31.81%) SQL
7 158 (20.03%) Fixed Income
8 154 (19.52%) Degree
9 143 (18.12%) C#
10 133 (16.86%) Computer Science
11 128 (16.22%) Oracle
12 124 (15.72%) Equities
13 120 (15.21%) Microservices
14 119 (15.08%) JavaScript
14 119 (15.08%) Derivative
15 115 (14.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 113 (14.32%) SQL Server
17 112 (14.20%) Python
18 111 (14.07%) Unix
19 99 (12.55%) Multithreading
20 95 (12.04%) Asset Management
21 94 (11.91%) Problem-Solving
22 92 (11.66%) .NET
23 90 (11.41%) Linux
24 89 (11.28%) DevOps
25 88 (11.15%) TDD
26 87 (11.03%) AWS
27 84 (10.65%) Low Latency
28 81 (10.27%) AngularJS
28 81 (10.27%) Greenfield Project

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 28 (3.55%) Apache Spark
1 28 (3.55%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (3.04%) Tomcat
3 18 (2.28%) Apache
4 6 (0.76%) Confluence
5 5 (0.63%) OpenStack
5 5 (0.63%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.51%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.38%) IIS
7 3 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.38%) SAS
7 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.13%) CMS
9 1 (0.13%) JBoss
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 40 (5.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.65%) thinkFolio
2 8 (1.01%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.25%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 87 (11.03%) AWS
2 68 (8.62%) Azure
3 31 (3.93%) Power Platform
4 20 (2.53%) SaaS
5 15 (1.90%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 15 (1.90%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 14 (1.77%) GCP
7 11 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
7 11 (1.39%) Amazon S3
8 10 (1.27%) GitHub
9 9 (1.14%) Office 365
9 9 (1.14%) OpenShift
10 7 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.89%) PaaS
11 6 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.76%) Serverless
12 5 (0.63%) Route 53
13 4 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.51%) npm
14 3 (0.38%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.03%) DNS
2 11 (1.39%) HTTP
3 10 (1.27%) SAN
4 9 (1.14%) Firewall
5 6 (0.76%) Network Security
6 5 (0.63%) FIX Connectivity
6 5 (0.63%) Internet
6 5 (0.63%) LAN
6 5 (0.63%) WAN
7 3 (0.38%) Intranet
7 3 (0.38%) Multicast
8 2 (0.25%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.25%) VPN
9 1 (0.13%) DHCP
9 1 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.13%) Skype
9 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.13%) Wireless
9 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (14.32%) SQL Server
2 54 (6.84%) Relational Database
3 52 (6.59%) Oracle Database
4 46 (5.83%) RDBMS
5 39 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
6 38 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 35 (4.44%) Big Data
8 34 (4.31%) NoSQL
9 31 (3.93%) Power BI
10 29 (3.68%) Hadoop
11 20 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (2.41%) MySQL
13 16 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
14 15 (1.90%) DB2
14 15 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (1.77%) MongoDB
15 14 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
17 11 (1.39%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 62 (7.86%) Jenkins
2 52 (6.59%) Git (software)
3 34 (4.31%) Maven
4 30 (3.80%) Cucumber
5 23 (2.92%) TeamCity
6 18 (2.28%) JIRA
7 14 (1.77%) JUnit
7 14 (1.77%) Selenium
7 14 (1.77%) webpack
8 10 (1.27%) Bitbucket
8 10 (1.27%) WebDriver
9 9 (1.14%) JMeter
9 9 (1.14%) LoadRunner
10 8 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (1.01%) SonarQube
11 7 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (0.89%) Toad
12 6 (0.76%) SpecFlow
12 6 (0.76%) Subversion
13 5 (0.63%) Mockito
General
1 789 (100.00%) Banking
2 531 (67.30%) Finance
3 265 (33.59%) Front Office
4 37 (4.69%) Back Office
5 35 (4.44%) Financial Institution
6 27 (3.42%) Legal
7 19 (2.41%) Retail
8 16 (2.03%) French Language
9 15 (1.90%) German Language
9 15 (1.90%) Italian Language
9 15 (1.90%) Spanish Language
10 8 (1.01%) Marketing
11 7 (0.89%) Law
12 6 (0.76%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.38%) International Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.13%) Games
14 1 (0.13%) Japanese Language
14 1 (0.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 387 (49.05%) Developer
2 160 (20.28%) Java Developer
3 97 (12.29%) Analyst
4 59 (7.48%) Front Office Developer
5 57 (7.22%) Senior Developer
6 56 (7.10%) Business Analyst
7 45 (5.70%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 43 (5.45%) Architect
9 42 (5.32%) SQL Developer
10 40 (5.07%) .NET Developer
11 39 (4.94%) Lead Developer
12 35 (4.44%) C# Developer
13 33 (4.18%) Applications Support
14 30 (3.80%) Graduate
15 29 (3.68%) Graduate Developer
15 29 (3.68%) Lead Java Developer
16 28 (3.55%) Banking Analyst
17 27 (3.42%) Graduate .NET Developer
18 25 (3.17%) Support Engineer
19 24 (3.04%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (11.66%) .NET
2 81 (10.27%) AngularJS
3 74 (9.38%) HTML
4 58 (7.35%) CSS
5 57 (7.22%) Spring
6 56 (7.10%) React
7 41 (5.20%) .NET Framework
8 40 (5.07%) FIX Protocol
9 39 (4.94%) J2EE
10 38 (4.82%) ASP.NET
10 38 (4.82%) HTML5
11 32 (4.06%) ASP.NET Web API
11 32 (4.06%) WinForms
12 30 (3.80%) RabbitMQ
13 28 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (3.55%) JSON
14 27 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 27 (3.42%) RESTful
15 25 (3.17%) Kafka
16 23 (2.92%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 158 (20.03%) Fixed Income
2 124 (15.72%) Equities
3 119 (15.08%) Derivative
4 115 (14.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 81 (10.27%) Greenfield Project
6 77 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (7.10%) Hedge funds
8 44 (5.58%) Credit Risk
9 36 (4.56%) Algorithms
10 27 (3.42%) Tandem
11 25 (3.17%) Market Risk
12 24 (3.04%) Data Structures
13 21 (2.66%) User Experience
14 14 (1.77%) Equity Derivative
14 14 (1.77%) Public Cloud
14 14 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
15 12 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
15 12 (1.52%) Virtual Team
16 10 (1.27%) Management Information System
16 10 (1.27%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 111 (14.07%) Unix
2 90 (11.41%) Linux
3 47 (5.96%) Windows
4 14 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (1.52%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.27%) Solaris
7 5 (0.63%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.63%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.51%) CentOS
9 3 (0.38%) Android
10 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (16.86%) Computer Science
3 120 (15.21%) Microservices
4 99 (12.55%) Multithreading
5 95 (12.04%) Asset Management
6 94 (11.91%) Problem-Solving
7 89 (11.28%) DevOps
8 88 (11.15%) TDD
9 84 (10.65%) Low Latency
10 73 (9.25%) Analytics
11 69 (8.75%) Scrum
12 67 (8.49%) Software Engineering
13 61 (7.73%) Algorithmic Trading
14 60 (7.60%) Electronic Trading
15 59 (7.48%) Test Automation
16 58 (7.35%) BDD
16 58 (7.35%) Investment Management
17 55 (6.97%) Wealth Management
18 52 (6.59%) Fintech
18 52 (6.59%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 324 (41.06%) Java
2 251 (31.81%) SQL
3 143 (18.12%) C#
4 119 (15.08%) JavaScript
5 112 (14.20%) Python
6 71 (9.00%) C++
7 57 (7.22%) Java 8
8 36 (4.56%) VBA
9 32 (4.06%) Scala
10 29 (3.68%) Bash Shell
11 26 (3.30%) Perl
12 23 (2.92%) Korn
12 23 (2.92%) Ruby
12 23 (2.92%) Shell Script
13 22 (2.79%) Bourne shell
13 22 (2.79%) R
14 20 (2.53%) PL/SQL
15 16 (2.03%) TypeScript
16 15 (1.90%) Apex Code
17 11 (1.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 154 (19.52%) Degree
2 60 (7.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.01%) ISTQB
4 7 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (0.76%) AWS Certification
5 6 (0.76%) CISSP
5 6 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.63%) CISM
6 5 (0.63%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.51%) MCSE
8 2 (0.25%) CFA
8 2 (0.25%) ISEB
8 2 (0.25%) MBA
8 2 (0.25%) PhD
9 1 (0.13%) DCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.84%) QA
2 14 (1.77%) SLA
3 12 (1.52%) Basel III
4 11 (1.39%) MiFID
5 10 (1.27%) EMIR
5 10 (1.27%) GDPR
5 10 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (1.01%) PMO
7 7 (0.89%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.25%) IFRS
9 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.25%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (5.58%) Docker
2 9 (1.14%) Cronacle
2 9 (1.14%) Veritas File System
2 9 (1.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 8 (1.01%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.51%) GridGain
5 4 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.13%) HDFS
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.13%) vSphere
7 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 39 (4.94%) Kubernetes
2 25 (3.17%) Ansible
2 25 (3.17%) Terraform
3 15 (1.90%) Puppet
4 11 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.76%) Icinga
6 5 (0.63%) Control-M
6 5 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
6 5 (0.63%) Nagios
6 5 (0.63%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.51%) Rancher
7 4 (0.51%) SCCM
8 3 (0.38%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.25%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.25%) logstash
9 2 (0.25%) Netcool
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 1 (0.13%) Grafana
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 128 (16.22%) Oracle
2 74 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 39 (4.94%) Tableau
4 30 (3.80%) Bloomberg
5 20 (2.53%) ION Trading
5 20 (2.53%) Sybase
6 17 (2.15%) Cisco
6 17 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (2.03%) Reuters
8 15 (1.90%) VMware
9 14 (1.77%) Atlassian
10 13 (1.65%) Fidessa
10 13 (1.65%) FXall
10 13 (1.65%) MarketAxess
10 13 (1.65%) Tradeweb
11 12 (1.52%) Eze Software Group
11 12 (1.52%) Red Hat
11 12 (1.52%) Solace
12 10 (1.27%) Calypso
13 9 (1.14%) Veritas