Period
to

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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 559 443 374
Rank change year-on-year -116 -69 +52
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 733 506 678
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.62% 0.79%
As % of the General category 0.82% 1.13% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 514 392 626
10th Percentile £54,125 £56,250 £52,500
25th Percentile £61,250 £69,688 £67,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £85,000 £87,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.94% -2.86% +25.00%
75th Percentile £108,750 £112,500 £115,000
90th Percentile £130,000 £120,000 £133,750
UK median annual salary £80,000 £85,000 £87,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -2.86% +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 88,934 44,583 47,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 64.53% 54.68% 55.33%
Number of salaries quoted 45,204 32,130 36,894
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £43,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -164 641 £85,000 - 135
West Midlands -19 42 £62,500 -32.43%
Midlands -29 42 £62,500 -30.56%
North West -54 21 £42,500 -55.26% 6
North of England -65 21 £42,500 -55.26% 7
South East -84 9 £60,000 +50.00%
South West - 7 £60,000 - 10
East of England - 1 - -
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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.

1 733 (100.00%) Banking
2 443 (60.44%) Finance
3 271 (36.97%) Agile
4 210 (28.65%) Java
5 200 (27.29%) SQL
6 181 (24.69%) Python
7 168 (22.92%) Social Skills
8 143 (19.51%) Derivative
9 138 (18.83%) Front Office
10 125 (17.05%) Linux
11 120 (16.37%) Windows
12 117 (15.96%) AWS
13 114 (15.55%) C#
14 108 (14.73%) Problem-Solving
15 102 (13.92%) Oracle
16 99 (13.51%) JavaScript
17 97 (13.23%) Degree
18 96 (13.10%) SDLC
19 90 (12.28%) React
20 89 (12.14%) TDD
21 87 (11.87%) HTML
21 87 (11.87%) Azure
22 86 (11.73%) DevOps
23 84 (11.46%) Scrum
23 84 (11.46%) Git (software)
24 78 (10.64%) Jenkins
25 77 (10.50%) .NET
26 76 (10.37%) Unix
27 74 (10.10%) Fixed Income
28 73 (9.96%) Microservices

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 (3.96%) Apache Spark
2 20 (2.73%) IBM Notes
3 18 (2.46%) Confluence
4 13 (1.77%) Apache
5 11 (1.50%) CMS
6 7 (0.95%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.95%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.55%) Apache TomEE
7 4 (0.55%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.27%) IIS
8 2 (0.27%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.27%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.14%) Camunda
9 1 (0.14%) Documentum
9 1 (0.14%) MTS
9 1 (0.14%) SAS
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (4.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.27%) Sketch
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.68%) Loan IQ
2 2 (0.27%) Actimize
2 2 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.27%) R3 Corda
2 2 (0.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.27%) Summit
3 1 (0.14%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 1 (0.14%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.14%) Kondor
3 1 (0.14%) Sonata
3 1 (0.14%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 117 (15.96%) AWS
2 87 (11.87%) Azure
3 27 (3.68%) Power Platform
4 18 (2.46%) GCP
5 13 (1.77%) GitHub
6 9 (1.23%) Datadog
6 9 (1.23%) Stackdriver
7 8 (1.09%) Microsoft 365
8 7 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.95%) SaaS
9 6 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.68%) Responsys
11 4 (0.55%) IaaS
11 4 (0.55%) npm
12 3 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.41%) Azure Stack
12 3 (0.41%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.27%) Amazon ECS
13 2 (0.27%) Amazon EKS
13 2 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.14%) VoIP
2 20 (2.73%) NAS
3 14 (1.91%) Firewall
4 12 (1.64%) DHCP
4 12 (1.64%) DNS
5 10 (1.36%) WAN
6 8 (1.09%) Network Security
7 7 (0.95%) BGP
7 7 (0.95%) Internet
7 7 (0.95%) PBX
7 7 (0.95%) SD-WAN
7 7 (0.95%) SNMP
7 7 (0.95%) VSAN
8 6 (0.82%) VPN
9 5 (0.68%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.55%) BIG-IP
10 4 (0.55%) LAN
10 4 (0.55%) Skype
11 3 (0.41%) Wireless
11 3 (0.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (9.55%) Relational Database
2 62 (8.46%) PostgreSQL
3 57 (7.78%) SQL Server
4 43 (5.87%) DB2
5 39 (5.32%) MongoDB
6 38 (5.18%) Big Data
6 38 (5.18%) Oracle Database
7 33 (4.50%) NoSQL
8 32 (4.37%) RDBMS
9 28 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 27 (3.68%) Power BI
11 13 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (1.77%) MySQL
11 13 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (1.23%) OLAP
12 9 (1.23%) OLAP Cube
12 9 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (1.09%) Biml
14 7 (0.95%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 84 (11.46%) Git (software)
2 78 (10.64%) Jenkins
3 39 (5.32%) JIRA
4 31 (4.23%) Eclipse
5 27 (3.68%) Bitbucket Server
5 27 (3.68%) Gradle
5 27 (3.68%) IntelliJ
6 15 (2.05%) webpack
7 14 (1.91%) Subversion
8 13 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (1.36%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.82%) Axure RP
11 4 (0.55%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.55%) GitLab
11 4 (0.55%) Selenium
11 4 (0.55%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.41%) CircleCI
12 3 (0.41%) JUnit
13 2 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (0.27%) Travis CI
General
1 733 (100.00%) Banking
2 443 (60.44%) Finance
3 168 (22.92%) Social Skills
4 138 (18.83%) Front Office
5 52 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
6 44 (6.00%) Presentation Skills
7 37 (5.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 34 (4.64%) Financial Institution
9 28 (3.82%) Telecoms
10 24 (3.27%) Retail
11 23 (3.14%) Retail Banking
12 19 (2.59%) Legal
13 18 (2.46%) Back Office
14 16 (2.18%) Organisational Skills
15 15 (2.05%) Advertising
16 13 (1.77%) Corporate Banking
17 10 (1.36%) Influencing Skills
18 7 (0.95%) Marketing
19 5 (0.68%) Private Banking
20 4 (0.55%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 277 (37.79%) Developer
2 112 (15.28%) Java Developer
3 108 (14.73%) Analyst
4 64 (8.73%) Senior Developer
5 53 (7.23%) Business Analyst
6 40 (5.46%) Front Office Developer
6 40 (5.46%) Lead Developer
7 35 (4.77%) C++ Developer
8 29 (3.96%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 28 (3.82%) Senior Java Developer
10 27 (3.68%) Financial Analyst
10 27 (3.68%) Full Stack Developer
10 27 (3.68%) Project Manager
11 25 (3.41%) C# Developer
11 25 (3.41%) Lead Java Developer
12 24 (3.27%) Finance Business Analyst
12 24 (3.27%) Financial Business Analyst
12 24 (3.27%) Service Analyst
13 23 (3.14%) Consultant
13 23 (3.14%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (12.28%) React
2 87 (11.87%) HTML
3 77 (10.50%) .NET
4 59 (8.05%) Spring
5 52 (7.09%) AngularJS
6 49 (6.68%) CSS
7 45 (6.14%) HTML5
8 40 (5.46%) Spring Boot
9 36 (4.91%) REST
10 34 (4.64%) Kafka
11 33 (4.50%) RESTful
12 29 (3.96%) Web Services
13 25 (3.41%) FIX Protocol
14 24 (3.27%) Node.js
15 21 (2.86%) Middleware
16 17 (2.32%) Vue.js
17 16 (2.18%) .NET Framework
17 16 (2.18%) XML
18 15 (2.05%) ASP.NET
19 14 (1.91%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 143 (19.51%) Derivative
2 74 (10.10%) Fixed Income
3 67 (9.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 63 (8.59%) Equities
5 41 (5.59%) Data Centre
6 28 (3.82%) Hedge funds
7 27 (3.68%) Cyberthreat
8 26 (3.55%) User Experience
9 24 (3.27%) Management Information System
10 22 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
11 21 (2.86%) Credit Risk
12 20 (2.73%) Blackberry
13 17 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
14 16 (2.18%) Equity Derivative
15 12 (1.64%) Market Risk
16 11 (1.50%) Blog
16 11 (1.50%) Public Cloud
17 10 (1.36%) Data Structures
18 9 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
18 9 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 125 (17.05%) Linux
2 120 (16.37%) Windows
3 76 (10.37%) Unix
4 24 (3.27%) Windows 7
5 21 (2.86%) Windows 10
6 20 (2.73%) Mac OS
7 11 (1.50%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.27%) CentOS
8 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.27%) Solaris
8 2 (0.27%) SUSE
8 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (36.97%) Agile
2 108 (14.73%) Problem-Solving
3 96 (13.10%) SDLC
4 89 (12.14%) TDD
5 86 (11.73%) DevOps
6 84 (11.46%) Scrum
7 73 (9.96%) Full Stack Development
7 73 (9.96%) Microservices
8 65 (8.87%) Computer Science
8 65 (8.87%) Investment Management
9 64 (8.73%) Regulatory Compliance
10 63 (8.59%) Analytics
11 60 (8.19%) CI/CD
12 59 (8.05%) Fintech
13 54 (7.37%) Wealth Management
14 51 (6.96%) Low Latency
15 50 (6.82%) Asset Management
15 50 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
16 48 (6.55%) Software Engineering
17 46 (6.28%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 210 (28.65%) Java
2 200 (27.29%) SQL
3 181 (24.69%) Python
4 114 (15.55%) C#
5 99 (13.51%) JavaScript
6 69 (9.41%) C++
7 33 (4.50%) Bash
8 32 (4.37%) Shell Script
9 28 (3.82%) Perl
9 28 (3.82%) TypeScript
10 24 (3.27%) T-SQL
11 18 (2.46%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.09%) ES6
12 8 (1.09%) R
12 8 (1.09%) Scala
13 6 (0.82%) VBA
14 4 (0.55%) C
14 4 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 3 (0.41%) Kotlin
15 3 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (13.23%) Degree
2 15 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.50%) Numerate Degree
4 6 (0.82%) CISA
4 6 (0.82%) CISSP
4 6 (0.82%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.55%) A+ Certification
5 4 (0.55%) CRISC
5 4 (0.55%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (0.55%) PhD
6 3 (0.41%) CISM
6 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.27%) ISEB
7 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.27%) PMP
7 2 (0.27%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.14%) GIAC
8 1 (0.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.50%) EMIR
1 33 (4.50%) QA
2 32 (4.37%) MiFID
3 18 (2.46%) IFRS
3 18 (2.46%) IFRS 17
4 11 (1.50%) GDPR
5 10 (1.36%) PMO
6 9 (1.23%) NIST
7 8 (1.09%) SLA
8 5 (0.68%) Accessibility
8 5 (0.68%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.55%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
10 3 (0.41%) GRC
11 1 (0.14%) COREP
11 1 (0.14%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 63 (8.59%) Docker
2 34 (4.64%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.95%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 42 (5.73%) Ansible
2 40 (5.46%) Kubernetes
3 26 (3.55%) Terraform
4 22 (3.00%) Prometheus
5 17 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (0.95%) Control-M
6 7 (0.95%) Puppet
7 5 (0.68%) SCCM
8 4 (0.55%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (0.55%) Oozie
9 2 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.27%) Grafana
9 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.27%) Rancher
10 1 (0.14%) Kubeflow
10 1 (0.14%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.14%) QRadar
10 1 (0.14%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 102 (13.92%) Oracle
2 65 (8.87%) Microsoft
3 41 (5.59%) Bloomberg
4 40 (5.46%) Sybase
5 31 (4.23%) Cisco
6 24 (3.27%) Apple
7 22 (3.00%) Fidessa
7 22 (3.00%) HP
8 20 (2.73%) Lotus
9 16 (2.18%) Reuters
10 15 (2.05%) Murex
10 15 (2.05%) Splunk
11 13 (1.77%) VMware
12 12 (1.64%) Citrix
12 12 (1.64%) Google
13 11 (1.50%) Sun
14 9 (1.23%) IBM
14 9 (1.23%) Tradeweb
15 8 (1.09%) Infragistics
15 8 (1.09%) Refinitiv