Period
to 10 May 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 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
UK > England
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 438 389 387
Rank change year-on-year -49 -2 -151
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 475 715 1,091
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.78% 0.80%
As % of the General category 1.14% 1.42% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 381 661 863
10th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £87,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.71% +25.00% -
75th Percentile £107,500 £115,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £116,250 £133,750 £110,000
UK median annual salary £80,000 £87,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -8.57% +25.00% -

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 41,831 50,530 76,798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.65% 54.79% 56.53%
Number of salaries quoted 30,701 39,393 58,816
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,251
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 10 May 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 10 May 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 -22 468 £82,500 -5.71% 108
North West +30 3 £95,000 +171.43%
North of England +14 3 £95,000 +171.43%
South East +43 2 £40,000 -37.50% 1
West Midlands - 1 £95,000 - 2
Midlands - 1 £95,000 - 2
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 10 May 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.

1 475 (100.00%) Banking
2 239 (50.32%) Finance
3 214 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
4 208 (43.79%) Java
5 166 (34.95%) Front Office
6 130 (27.37%) Python
7 126 (26.53%) Equities
8 118 (24.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 118 (24.84%) Derivative
9 107 (22.53%) SQL
10 103 (21.68%) Fixed Income
11 99 (20.84%) AWS
12 88 (18.53%) JavaScript
13 86 (18.11%) Analytics
14 82 (17.26%) TDD
15 79 (16.63%) DevOps
16 72 (15.16%) Social Skills
16 72 (15.16%) Scrum
17 71 (14.95%) Linux
18 70 (14.74%) Machine Learning
18 70 (14.74%) Azure
19 66 (13.89%) Asset Management
20 63 (13.26%) React
21 57 (12.00%) Hedge funds
21 57 (12.00%) AngularJS
22 56 (11.79%) Unix
23 52 (10.95%) BDD
23 52 (10.95%) Investment Management
23 52 (10.95%) Fintech
24 51 (10.74%) Risk Management

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 18 (3.79%) Confluence
2 9 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (1.68%) Apache Spark
4 7 (1.47%) JBoss
5 6 (1.26%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.05%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (0.84%) Apache Airflow
7 4 (0.84%) Luigi
8 3 (0.63%) CMS
9 2 (0.42%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.21%) Apache
10 1 (0.21%) Appian
10 1 (0.21%) IIS
10 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (3.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.11%) Loan IQ
2 3 (0.63%) Eikon
3 2 (0.42%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.21%) Advent Geneva
4 1 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.21%) INSURE/90
4 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.21%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 99 (20.84%) AWS
2 70 (14.74%) Azure
3 46 (9.68%) GCP
4 25 (5.26%) SaaS
5 14 (2.95%) OpenShift
6 6 (1.26%) Amazon EKS
7 4 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.84%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (0.84%) GitHub
8 3 (0.63%) IaaS
8 3 (0.63%) Microsoft 365
8 3 (0.63%) npm
8 3 (0.63%) PaaS
9 2 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.42%) Serverless
10 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.21%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.21%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.21%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.84%) NAS
1 4 (0.84%) SAN
2 3 (0.63%) FTP
2 3 (0.63%) VPN
3 2 (0.42%) DHCP
3 2 (0.42%) DNS
3 2 (0.42%) Internet
3 2 (0.42%) Multicast
3 2 (0.42%) Skype
3 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.21%) BGP
4 1 (0.21%) Firewall
4 1 (0.21%) HTTP
4 1 (0.21%) OSPF
4 1 (0.21%) Unicast
4 1 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.53%) Relational Database
2 27 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (4.84%) NoSQL
4 21 (4.42%) MongoDB
5 20 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (3.79%) Data Mart
7 15 (3.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (3.16%) Big Data
8 14 (2.95%) RDBMS
9 13 (2.74%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.53%) SQL Server
11 10 (2.11%) KDB
12 9 (1.89%) DB2
13 8 (1.68%) Data Vault
13 8 (1.68%) Hazelcast
13 8 (1.68%) MySQL
14 4 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (0.84%) Azkaban
14 4 (0.84%) Cloud Spanner
Development Applications
1 47 (9.89%) JIRA
2 33 (6.95%) Git (software)
3 32 (6.74%) Jenkins
4 18 (3.79%) Maven
5 13 (2.74%) SonarQube
6 11 (2.32%) Bitbucket
6 11 (2.32%) Pylint
6 11 (2.32%) Sourcetree
7 10 (2.11%) GitLab
8 8 (1.68%) Bitbucket Server
8 8 (1.68%) Eclipse
8 8 (1.68%) Gradle
8 8 (1.68%) IntelliJ
9 7 (1.47%) Artifactory
9 7 (1.47%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.47%) JUnit
9 7 (1.47%) Selenium
10 6 (1.26%) EasyMock
10 6 (1.26%) Mockito
10 6 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 475 (100.00%) Banking
2 239 (50.32%) Finance
3 166 (34.95%) Front Office
4 72 (15.16%) Social Skills
5 33 (6.95%) Financial Institution
6 23 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (4.42%) Back Office
8 18 (3.79%) Legal
9 14 (2.95%) Influencing Skills
10 12 (2.53%) Law
11 11 (2.32%) Advertising
12 9 (1.89%) Retail
13 6 (1.26%) Retail Banking
14 5 (1.05%) Telecoms
15 4 (0.84%) International Banking
15 4 (0.84%) Marketing
16 2 (0.42%) Presentation Skills
17 1 (0.21%) Organisational Skills
17 1 (0.21%) Prime Brokerage
17 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 235 (49.47%) Developer
2 115 (24.21%) Java Developer
3 65 (13.68%) Analyst
4 48 (10.11%) Senior Developer
5 41 (8.63%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 38 (8.00%) Business Analyst
7 31 (6.53%) Front Office Developer
7 31 (6.53%) Senior Java Developer
8 28 (5.89%) Angular Developer
9 26 (5.47%) Applications Support
9 26 (5.47%) Python Developer
10 24 (5.05%) Agile Developer
10 24 (5.05%) Agile Java Developer
11 23 (4.84%) Project Manager
11 23 (4.84%) Support Engineer
12 21 (4.42%) Senior Agile Developer
12 21 (4.42%) Senior Agile Java Developer
13 20 (4.21%) Applications Engineer
13 20 (4.21%) Applications Support Engineer
13 20 (4.21%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (13.26%) React
2 57 (12.00%) AngularJS
3 42 (8.84%) Spring
4 40 (8.42%) Web Services
5 37 (7.79%) Middleware
6 28 (5.89%) Kafka
7 23 (4.84%) .NET
8 21 (4.42%) HTML
9 19 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
10 18 (3.79%) Murex MxML
10 18 (3.79%) Node.js
10 18 (3.79%) REST
11 17 (3.58%) Spring Boot
12 16 (3.37%) Express
13 15 (3.16%) Elastic Stack
14 14 (2.95%) Hibernate
14 14 (2.95%) Pandas
14 14 (2.95%) Redux
15 11 (2.32%) J2EE
15 11 (2.32%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 126 (26.53%) Equities
2 118 (24.84%) Derivative
2 118 (24.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 103 (21.68%) Fixed Income
4 57 (12.00%) Hedge funds
5 40 (8.42%) Market Risk
6 17 (3.58%) Equity Derivative
6 17 (3.58%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (2.95%) OTC Derivatives
8 10 (2.11%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.11%) Robotics
8 10 (2.11%) SWIFT
9 8 (1.68%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.68%) Clustering
9 8 (1.68%) User Experience
10 7 (1.47%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.47%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.47%) Video\Live Streaming
11 6 (1.26%) Blog
11 6 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 71 (14.95%) Linux
2 56 (11.79%) Unix
3 34 (7.16%) Windows
4 16 (3.37%) Solaris
5 8 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (0.63%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.42%) CoreOS
8 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.42%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.42%) zOS
9 1 (0.21%) CentOS
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (18.11%) Analytics
3 82 (17.26%) TDD
4 79 (16.63%) DevOps
5 72 (15.16%) Scrum
6 70 (14.74%) Machine Learning
7 66 (13.89%) Asset Management
8 52 (10.95%) BDD
8 52 (10.95%) Fintech
8 52 (10.95%) Investment Management
9 51 (10.74%) Risk Management
9 51 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 50 (10.53%) Artificial Intelligence
11 45 (9.47%) Microservices
12 44 (9.26%) Multithreading
13 41 (8.63%) Software Engineering
14 39 (8.21%) Problem-Solving
14 39 (8.21%) SDLC
15 38 (8.00%) Computer Science
16 36 (7.58%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 208 (43.79%) Java
2 130 (27.37%) Python
3 107 (22.53%) SQL
4 88 (18.53%) JavaScript
5 36 (7.58%) C#
6 31 (6.53%) TypeScript
7 22 (4.63%) Bash Shell
8 21 (4.42%) Perl
9 17 (3.58%) Shell Script
10 14 (2.95%) T-SQL
11 12 (2.53%) Kotlin
12 11 (2.32%) ES6
12 11 (2.32%) Java 8
13 10 (2.11%) C++
13 10 (2.11%) Erlang
13 10 (2.11%) Scala
13 10 (2.11%) VBA
14 7 (1.47%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.84%) Go
15 4 (0.84%) XAML
Qualifications
1 33 (6.95%) Degree
2 19 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.26%) Master's Degree
4 4 (0.84%) AWS Certification
4 4 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.42%) A+ Certification
6 2 (0.42%) CISA
6 2 (0.42%) CISSP
6 2 (0.42%) CRISC
6 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.42%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.21%) ACCA
7 1 (0.21%) CIMA
7 1 (0.21%) ISEB
7 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.21%) RHCA
7 1 (0.21%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.47%) MiFID
2 25 (5.26%) EMIR
3 15 (3.16%) QA
4 12 (2.53%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (1.68%) SLA
6 6 (1.26%) PMO
7 3 (0.63%) IFRS
8 2 (0.42%) COBIT
8 2 (0.42%) GRC
8 2 (0.42%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.21%) GDPR
9 1 (0.21%) ITGC
System Software
1 46 (9.68%) Docker
2 8 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.47%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.42%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.21%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (6.74%) Ansible
2 30 (6.32%) Kubernetes
3 18 (3.79%) Terraform
4 15 (3.16%) Puppet
5 10 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.26%) ITRS Geneos
6 6 (1.26%) Prometheus
7 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.42%) Nagios
7 2 (0.42%) SCCM
7 2 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.42%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.21%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.21%) Control-M
8 1 (0.21%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 40 (8.42%) Murex
2 23 (4.84%) Splunk
3 19 (4.00%) Oracle
3 19 (4.00%) Sybase
4 16 (3.37%) Microsoft
5 13 (2.74%) Bloomberg
6 11 (2.32%) Google
6 11 (2.32%) Sophis
7 10 (2.11%) Kofax
7 10 (2.11%) SmartStream
8 9 (1.89%) Alteryx
9 8 (1.68%) Informatica
9 8 (1.68%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.68%) TIBCO
10 6 (1.26%) AppDynamics
10 6 (1.26%) Capita
10 6 (1.26%) Reuters
11 5 (1.05%) Solace
12 4 (0.84%) CyberArk
12 4 (0.84%) Varonis