Period
to 26 October 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 26 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
UK > England
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 353 463 202
Rank change year-on-year +110 -261 -139
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 372 785 2,708
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.82% 0.62% 1.76%
As % of the General category 2.17% 1.57% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 349 657 1,232
Median annual salary £90,000 £75,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -6.90%
10th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £132,500 £118,750 £112,500
UK median annual salary £90,000 £75,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -6.90%

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 17,166 49,999 66,074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 37.94% 39.78% 43.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13,757 38,098 51,000
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £34,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £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 26 October 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 26 October 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 +55 358 £90,000 +20.00% 64
North of England +185 7 £58,500 - 3
North West +126 6 £58,500 - 1
South East +212 5 £63,750 +30.77%
Midlands +137 1 £49,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £49,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 26 October 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.

1 372 (100.00%) Banking
2 254 (68.28%) Finance
3 205 (55.11%) Agile Software Development
4 181 (48.66%) Front Office
5 174 (46.77%) Java
6 165 (44.35%) Python
7 147 (39.52%) Fixed Income
8 130 (34.95%) Asset Management
9 129 (34.68%) Investment Management
10 126 (33.87%) Derivative
11 116 (31.18%) Hedge funds
12 110 (29.57%) SQL
13 108 (29.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 108 (29.03%) AWS
13 108 (29.03%) AngularJS
14 107 (28.76%) Software Engineering
15 105 (28.23%) JavaScript
16 100 (26.88%) Web Services
17 99 (26.61%) React
18 85 (22.85%) Equities
19 76 (20.43%) Vue.js
20 73 (19.62%) Analytics
21 54 (14.52%) Kotlin
22 53 (14.25%) Fintech
22 53 (14.25%) Artificial Intelligence
23 51 (13.71%) Machine Learning
24 42 (11.29%) C#
25 40 (10.75%) Azure
26 38 (10.22%) DevOps
27 37 (9.95%) Windows

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 11 (2.96%) Apache Spark
1 11 (2.96%) Tomcat
2 7 (1.88%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.61%) Apache
3 6 (1.61%) Confluence
4 5 (1.34%) IIS
5 4 (1.08%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.27%) Appian
7 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.27%) Liferay
Applications
1 8 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.15%) Loan IQ
2 2 (0.54%) Misys Opics
3 1 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.27%) Eikon
3 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.27%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 108 (29.03%) AWS
2 40 (10.75%) Azure
3 35 (9.41%) Serverless
4 33 (8.87%) AWS Lambda
5 32 (8.60%) Amazon EC2
5 32 (8.60%) Amazon S3
6 18 (4.84%) GCP
7 9 (2.42%) Office 365
8 5 (1.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 3 (0.81%) SaaS
10 2 (0.54%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.54%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.27%) Apigee
11 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.27%) Kong
11 1 (0.27%) npm
11 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.27%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.65%) Firewall
2 13 (3.49%) Network Security
3 8 (2.15%) SSL
3 8 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.15%) VPN
4 7 (1.88%) LAN
4 7 (1.88%) WAN
4 7 (1.88%) Wireshark
5 6 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (1.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (1.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (1.34%) SNMP
7 2 (0.54%) DNS
7 2 (0.54%) Multicast
8 1 (0.27%) BGP
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.27%) DHCP
8 1 (0.27%) HTTP
8 1 (0.27%) Internet
8 1 (0.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 29 (7.80%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.49%) Hadoop
3 13 (3.49%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.42%) MongoDB
5 7 (1.88%) Big Data
5 7 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.61%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.34%) KDB
7 5 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.08%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.81%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.81%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.81%) Hazelcast
9 3 (0.81%) Impala
9 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.54%) Apache Ignite
10 2 (0.54%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.54%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 28 (7.53%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.65%) Jenkins
3 16 (4.30%) Maven
4 12 (3.23%) JIRA
5 10 (2.69%) Subversion
5 10 (2.69%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.61%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.34%) JUnit
8 4 (1.08%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.81%) FitNesse
9 3 (0.81%) Selenium
10 2 (0.54%) Gradle
10 2 (0.54%) Robot Framework
11 1 (0.27%) EasyMock
11 1 (0.27%) Grunt
11 1 (0.27%) Mockito
11 1 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.27%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.27%) webpack
General
1 372 (100.00%) Banking
2 254 (68.28%) Finance
3 181 (48.66%) Front Office
4 16 (4.30%) Financial Institution
5 13 (3.49%) Legal
6 12 (3.23%) Back Office
6 12 (3.23%) Retail
7 8 (2.15%) Advertising
7 8 (2.15%) Games
8 7 (1.88%) French Language
9 4 (1.08%) Law
10 3 (0.81%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.54%) Billing
11 2 (0.54%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 195 (52.42%) Developer
2 69 (18.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 69 (18.55%) Python Developer
2 69 (18.55%) Software Engineer
3 68 (18.28%) Python Engineer
4 59 (15.86%) Python Software Engineer
5 50 (13.44%) Java Developer
6 38 (10.22%) AWS Engineer
7 37 (9.95%) AWS Developer
7 37 (9.95%) AWS Software Engineer
8 31 (8.33%) Front Office Developer
9 30 (8.06%) JavaScript Developer
10 28 (7.53%) Applications Support
11 27 (7.26%) Analyst
12 26 (6.99%) Support Engineer
13 25 (6.72%) Applications Engineer
13 25 (6.72%) Applications Support Engineer
14 24 (6.45%) Senior Developer
15 20 (5.38%) Architect
16 17 (4.57%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (29.03%) AngularJS
2 100 (26.88%) Web Services
3 99 (26.61%) React
4 76 (20.43%) Vue.js
5 36 (9.68%) Spring
6 29 (7.80%) .NET
7 19 (5.11%) Node.js
8 18 (4.84%) Hibernate
9 16 (4.30%) Spring Boot
10 15 (4.03%) JMS
11 13 (3.49%) Kafka
11 13 (3.49%) REST
12 11 (2.96%) HTML
12 11 (2.96%) Middleware
13 10 (2.69%) ActiveMQ
14 9 (2.42%) RESTful
15 8 (2.15%) ASP.NET
15 8 (2.15%) XML
16 7 (1.88%) CSS
16 7 (1.88%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 147 (39.52%) Fixed Income
2 126 (33.87%) Derivative
3 116 (31.18%) Hedge funds
4 108 (29.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 85 (22.85%) Equities
6 32 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (7.80%) Market Risk
8 18 (4.84%) Blog
9 10 (2.69%) Management Information System
10 9 (2.42%) Robotics
10 9 (2.42%) User Experience
11 8 (2.15%) Credit Risk
11 8 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (2.15%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.88%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 6 (1.61%) SWIFT
14 5 (1.34%) Public Cloud
14 5 (1.34%) Reference Data
15 4 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
16 3 (0.81%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 37 (9.95%) Windows
2 27 (7.26%) Unix
3 22 (5.91%) Linux
4 18 (4.84%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.42%) Solaris
5 9 (2.42%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.88%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.27%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.27%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (55.11%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (34.95%) Asset Management
3 129 (34.68%) Investment Management
4 107 (28.76%) Software Engineering
5 73 (19.62%) Analytics
6 53 (14.25%) Artificial Intelligence
6 53 (14.25%) Fintech
7 51 (13.71%) Machine Learning
8 38 (10.22%) DevOps
9 31 (8.33%) Scrum
10 28 (7.53%) OO
11 27 (7.26%) Problem-Solving
12 26 (6.99%) Kanban
13 25 (6.72%) Computer Science
13 25 (6.72%) Mentoring
14 22 (5.91%) Multithreading
14 22 (5.91%) Open Source
14 22 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (5.38%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 174 (46.77%) Java
2 165 (44.35%) Python
3 110 (29.57%) SQL
4 105 (28.23%) JavaScript
5 54 (14.52%) Kotlin
6 42 (11.29%) C#
7 24 (6.45%) TypeScript
8 23 (6.18%) C++
9 22 (5.91%) Scala
10 21 (5.65%) PowerShell
11 19 (5.11%) Java 8
12 10 (2.69%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.61%) VB
14 5 (1.34%) Apex Code
14 5 (1.34%) R
14 5 (1.34%) SOQL
15 4 (1.08%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.08%) Perl
15 4 (1.08%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (6.72%) Degree
2 15 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 7 (1.88%) CCNP
3 7 (1.88%) CCSP
3 7 (1.88%) CISM
3 7 (1.88%) CISSP
3 7 (1.88%) CREST Certified
3 7 (1.88%) GCFA
3 7 (1.88%) GCIA
3 7 (1.88%) GCIH
4 4 (1.08%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.81%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.54%) CCNA
6 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.27%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.23%) EMIR
1 12 (3.23%) QA
2 11 (2.96%) MiFID
3 10 (2.69%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (1.88%) COBIT
4 7 (1.88%) NIST
5 3 (0.81%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.27%) PMO
6 1 (0.27%) PSD2
6 1 (0.27%) SLA
6 1 (0.27%) TARGET2
System Software
1 20 (5.38%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.42%) Docker
3 7 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.34%) vSphere
5 2 (0.54%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.27%) HDFS
6 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (2.69%) Ansible
2 9 (2.42%) Kubernetes
3 8 (2.15%) SCCM
4 7 (1.88%) CSIRT
5 4 (1.08%) Terraform
6 3 (0.81%) Puppet
7 2 (0.54%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.54%) Nessus
7 2 (0.54%) SCOM
7 2 (0.54%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.27%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 28 (7.53%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.72%) Cisco
3 18 (4.84%) Oracle
4 14 (3.76%) VMware
5 12 (3.23%) Bloomberg
5 12 (3.23%) Solace
6 10 (2.69%) Murex
6 10 (2.69%) Palo Alto
7 6 (1.61%) F5
8 5 (1.34%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.34%) EMC
8 5 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.08%) Fidessa
10 3 (0.81%) Citrix
10 3 (0.81%) Google
10 3 (0.81%) ION Trading
10 3 (0.81%) Kofax
10 3 (0.81%) Reuters
10 3 (0.81%) SunGard
10 3 (0.81%) TIBCO