Period
to 3 March 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 3 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
UK > England
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 412 434 314
Rank change year-on-year +22 -120 -109
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 428 752 1,497
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.63% 0.67% 1.08%
As % of the General category 1.63% 1.66% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 386 693 1,117
Median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £121,250 £133,750 £110,000
UK median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -

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 26,267 45,421 57,133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.69% 40.27% 41.20%
Number of salaries quoted 20,046 35,171 44,409
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +5.77%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,550
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% +0.91% +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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +20 424 £82,500 +3.13% 75
North of England +59 3 £55,000 +57.14% 4
North West +48 2 £55,000 +57.14%
South East +124 1 £70,000 +22.81%
Yorkshire - 1 - - 4
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 428 (100.00%) Banking
2 233 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (52.34%) Finance
4 192 (44.86%) Java
5 188 (43.93%) Front Office
6 145 (33.88%) Python
7 124 (28.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 116 (27.10%) Fixed Income
9 115 (26.87%) Equities
10 113 (26.40%) Derivative
11 97 (22.66%) Analytics
12 92 (21.50%) AWS
13 89 (20.79%) SQL
14 88 (20.56%) JavaScript
15 86 (20.09%) React
16 85 (19.86%) Asset Management
17 79 (18.46%) AngularJS
18 78 (18.22%) Hedge funds
19 74 (17.29%) Machine Learning
20 70 (16.36%) Investment Management
20 70 (16.36%) DevOps
21 65 (15.19%) Scrum
22 62 (14.49%) Azure
23 60 (14.02%) Software Engineering
24 58 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
24 58 (13.55%) Fintech
25 57 (13.32%) TDD
26 55 (12.85%) Artificial Intelligence
27 48 (11.21%) Web Services
27 48 (11.21%) Linux

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 14 (3.27%) Confluence
2 11 (2.57%) Apache Spark
3 10 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
5 4 (0.93%) Luigi
6 3 (0.70%) Apache
6 3 (0.70%) JBoss
7 2 (0.47%) Appian
8 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (1.87%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (4.21%) Loan IQ
2 3 (0.70%) Eikon
3 2 (0.47%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.23%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.23%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 92 (21.50%) AWS
2 62 (14.49%) Azure
3 34 (7.94%) GCP
4 16 (3.74%) SaaS
5 11 (2.57%) OpenShift
6 10 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (1.87%) Serverless
8 7 (1.64%) Microsoft 365
9 6 (1.40%) Amazon S3
9 6 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.93%) Amazon EKS
10 4 (0.93%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.47%) GitHub
12 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.23%) IaaS
12 1 (0.23%) PaaS
12 1 (0.23%) Power Automate
12 1 (0.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.70%) Firewall
1 3 (0.70%) SSL
1 3 (0.70%) VPN
1 3 (0.70%) WAN
2 2 (0.47%) BGP
2 2 (0.47%) FTP
2 2 (0.47%) LAN
2 2 (0.47%) Multicast
2 2 (0.47%) OSPF
2 2 (0.47%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.23%) DNS
3 1 (0.23%) HTTP
3 1 (0.23%) Internet
3 1 (0.23%) Intranet
3 1 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.27%) Hadoop
2 13 (3.04%) Apache Cassandra
2 13 (3.04%) MongoDB
2 13 (3.04%) NoSQL
3 12 (2.80%) Big Data
4 11 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (2.57%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.34%) KDB
5 10 (2.34%) SQL Server
6 8 (1.87%) Data Mart
7 6 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (1.40%) Hazelcast
8 5 (1.17%) MySQL
9 4 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (0.93%) Azkaban
9 4 (0.93%) Cloud Spanner
9 4 (0.93%) Data Lake
10 3 (0.70%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (7.48%) JIRA
2 22 (5.14%) Git (software)
2 22 (5.14%) Jenkins
3 18 (4.21%) Maven
4 10 (2.34%) SonarQube
5 9 (2.10%) Bitbucket
5 9 (2.10%) Pylint
5 9 (2.10%) Sourcetree
6 8 (1.87%) GitLab
7 7 (1.64%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.64%) Selenium
8 6 (1.40%) Artifactory
8 6 (1.40%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.93%) EasyMock
9 4 (0.93%) JUnit
9 4 (0.93%) Mockito
9 4 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.70%) Robot Framework
General
1 428 (100.00%) Banking
2 224 (52.34%) Finance
3 188 (43.93%) Front Office
4 33 (7.71%) Financial Institution
5 26 (6.07%) Legal
6 14 (3.27%) Advertising
7 12 (2.80%) Back Office
8 8 (1.87%) French Language
9 7 (1.64%) Law
10 6 (1.40%) Retail
11 4 (0.93%) International Banking
11 4 (0.93%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.47%) Billing
13 1 (0.23%) Marketing
13 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 198 (46.26%) Developer
2 86 (20.09%) Java Developer
3 42 (9.81%) Python Developer
4 39 (9.11%) Python Engineer
5 38 (8.88%) Senior Developer
6 33 (7.71%) Analyst
7 32 (7.48%) Architect
8 31 (7.24%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 30 (7.01%) Applications Support
9 30 (7.01%) Front Office Developer
10 27 (6.31%) Project Manager
10 27 (6.31%) Support Engineer
11 26 (6.07%) Applications Engineer
11 26 (6.07%) Applications Support Engineer
11 26 (6.07%) Solutions Architect
12 25 (5.84%) Business Analyst
13 24 (5.61%) Software Engineer
14 21 (4.91%) JavaScript Developer
14 21 (4.91%) Python Software Engineer
14 21 (4.91%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (20.09%) React
2 79 (18.46%) AngularJS
3 48 (11.21%) Web Services
4 34 (7.94%) Spring
5 32 (7.48%) Kafka
6 27 (6.31%) Vue.js
7 26 (6.07%) .NET
8 17 (3.97%) HTML
9 15 (3.50%) Spring Boot
10 14 (3.27%) FIX Protocol
10 14 (3.27%) Middleware
10 14 (3.27%) Node.js
11 13 (3.04%) Redux
12 12 (2.80%) Pandas
13 11 (2.57%) Elastic Stack
14 10 (2.34%) .NET Core
14 10 (2.34%) Hibernate
15 9 (2.10%) J2EE
15 9 (2.10%) NgRx
15 9 (2.10%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 124 (28.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 116 (27.10%) Fixed Income
3 115 (26.87%) Equities
4 113 (26.40%) Derivative
5 78 (18.22%) Hedge funds
6 33 (7.71%) Market Risk
7 29 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (3.50%) User Experience
9 14 (3.27%) Equity Derivative
10 12 (2.80%) Robotics
11 11 (2.57%) Blog
11 11 (2.57%) OTC Derivatives
12 10 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
13 9 (2.10%) Algorithms
13 9 (2.10%) Data Structures
14 7 (1.64%) Credit Risk
14 7 (1.64%) Management Information System
15 6 (1.40%) Video\Live Streaming
16 5 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 48 (11.21%) Linux
2 30 (7.01%) Unix
3 23 (5.37%) Windows
4 11 (2.57%) Solaris
5 9 (2.10%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.17%) CoreOS
6 5 (1.17%) zOS
7 4 (0.93%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (22.66%) Analytics
3 85 (19.86%) Asset Management
4 74 (17.29%) Machine Learning
5 70 (16.36%) DevOps
5 70 (16.36%) Investment Management
6 65 (15.19%) Scrum
7 60 (14.02%) Software Engineering
8 58 (13.55%) Fintech
8 58 (13.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 57 (13.32%) TDD
10 55 (12.85%) Artificial Intelligence
11 45 (10.51%) Multithreading
12 40 (9.35%) Risk Management
13 37 (8.64%) Microservices
13 37 (8.64%) Problem-Solving
13 37 (8.64%) Project Management
14 36 (8.41%) Waterfall
15 35 (8.18%) BDD
16 28 (6.54%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 192 (44.86%) Java
2 145 (33.88%) Python
3 89 (20.79%) SQL
4 88 (20.56%) JavaScript
5 45 (10.51%) TypeScript
6 42 (9.81%) C#
7 29 (6.78%) Kotlin
8 21 (4.91%) Scala
9 20 (4.67%) C++
9 20 (4.67%) Java 8
10 12 (2.80%) Bash Shell
10 12 (2.80%) Perl
11 10 (2.34%) ES6
11 10 (2.34%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.10%) Erlang
13 8 (1.87%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.87%) VBA
14 6 (1.40%) VB
15 5 (1.17%) XAML
16 4 (0.93%) Go
Qualifications
1 27 (6.31%) Degree
2 16 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.40%) Master's Degree
4 4 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.70%) CISSP
5 3 (0.70%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (0.47%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.47%) CCSP
6 2 (0.47%) CISM
6 2 (0.47%) CREST Certified
6 2 (0.47%) GCFA
6 2 (0.47%) GCIA
6 2 (0.47%) GCIH
7 1 (0.23%) CCNA
7 1 (0.23%) CCNP
7 1 (0.23%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.23%) CRISC
7 1 (0.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.01%) MiFID
2 29 (6.78%) EMIR
3 24 (5.61%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (2.34%) QA
5 7 (1.64%) PMO
5 7 (1.64%) SLA
6 4 (0.93%) COBIT
7 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.47%) NIST
8 1 (0.23%) GDPR
8 1 (0.23%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.23%) ITGC
8 1 (0.23%) PSD2
8 1 (0.23%) TARGET2
System Software
1 35 (8.18%) Docker
2 8 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.64%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.23%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (6.31%) Kubernetes
2 25 (5.84%) Ansible
3 18 (4.21%) Terraform
4 9 (2.10%) Puppet
5 8 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.64%) SCCM
7 4 (0.93%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.70%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.47%) CSIRT
10 1 (0.23%) Cacti
10 1 (0.23%) Control-M
10 1 (0.23%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.23%) Nagios
10 1 (0.23%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.23%) SCOM
10 1 (0.23%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.23%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (9.11%) Murex
2 27 (6.31%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.21%) Splunk
4 17 (3.97%) Solace
5 13 (3.04%) Oracle
6 12 (2.80%) Google
7 11 (2.57%) Bloomberg
8 10 (2.34%) Kofax
8 10 (2.34%) Sophis
9 7 (1.64%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.17%) Reuters
11 4 (0.93%) AppDynamics
11 4 (0.93%) Capita
11 4 (0.93%) CyberArk
11 4 (0.93%) GoldenSource
11 4 (0.93%) Varonis
11 4 (0.93%) Workday
12 3 (0.70%) Calypso
12 3 (0.70%) ION Trading
12 3 (0.70%) VMware