Period
to

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Banking over the 6 months to 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 612 479 387
Rank change year-on-year -133 -92 +96
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 838 633 600
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.59% 0.76%
As % of the General category 0.71% 1.05% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 564 475 523
10th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £52,500
25th Percentile £63,438 £70,000 £67,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.94% - +21.43%
75th Percentile £110,000 £112,500 £108,750
90th Percentile £130,000 £120,000 £132,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £63,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +15.91% -15.38%

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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 118,629 60,127 42,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 66.05% 56.26% 54.29%
Number of salaries quoted 54,079 38,702 33,280
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,138 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.82% +0.25% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Investment Banking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in the UK

Investment Banking
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Investment Banking.

Salary trend for Investment Banking in the UK

Investment Banking
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Investment Banking over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Investment Banking in the UK

Investment Banking
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the UK over the 6 months to 1 July 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
England -116 781 £85,000 -2.86% 89
London -168 673 £87,500 - 80
Work from Home -102 220 £80,000 - 12
UK excluding London -39 112 £60,000 -5.88% 11
West Midlands -14 46 £62,500 -32.43% 4
Midlands -20 46 £62,500 -30.56% 4
North West -55 26 £53,750 -43.42% 2
North of England -70 26 £53,750 -43.42% 3
Scotland -50 15 £65,000 +1.96% 2
South East -71 14 £55,000 +37.50% 2
South West - 10 £60,000 -
East of England -91 1 - -

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 838 (100.00%) Banking
2 504 (60.14%) Finance
3 334 (39.86%) Agile
4 234 (27.92%) Java
4 234 (27.92%) SQL
5 224 (26.73%) Python
6 211 (25.18%) Social Skills
7 177 (21.12%) Front Office
8 152 (18.14%) Derivative
9 147 (17.54%) AWS
10 136 (16.23%) Linux
11 129 (15.39%) C#
12 124 (14.80%) Windows
12 124 (14.80%) SDLC
13 122 (14.56%) Microservices
14 114 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
15 112 (13.37%) Oracle
16 109 (13.01%) Scrum
17 107 (12.77%) Degree
18 106 (12.65%) Azure
19 104 (12.41%) DevOps
20 95 (11.34%) Software Engineering
21 93 (11.10%) Jenkins
22 90 (10.74%) CI/CD
23 89 (10.62%) TDD
23 89 (10.62%) Microsoft
24 88 (10.50%) React
24 88 (10.50%) Git (software)
25 87 (10.38%) C++
25 87 (10.38%) JavaScript

Investment Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 23 (2.74%) IBM Notes
2 20 (2.39%) Apache Spark
3 17 (2.03%) Confluence
4 14 (1.67%) Apache
5 9 (1.07%) SharePoint
6 8 (0.95%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.48%) Apache TomEE
7 4 (0.48%) SAS
8 3 (0.36%) IIS
8 3 (0.36%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.24%) Camunda
9 2 (0.24%) CMS
9 2 (0.24%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.24%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.12%) Documentum
10 1 (0.12%) Drupal
10 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.12%) SilverStripe
10 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (4.30%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (2.98%) Fidessa
2 9 (1.07%) Loan IQ
3 3 (0.36%) Actimize
3 3 (0.36%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.36%) R3 Corda
3 3 (0.36%) Summit
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
5 1 (0.12%) Kondor
5 1 (0.12%) LongView
5 1 (0.12%) Sonata
5 1 (0.12%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 147 (17.54%) AWS
2 106 (12.65%) Azure
3 38 (4.53%) GCP
4 25 (2.98%) Power Platform
5 11 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.19%) Azure DevOps
7 8 (0.95%) OpenShift
8 7 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.84%) Datadog
8 7 (0.84%) Microsoft 365
8 7 (0.84%) Stackdriver
9 6 (0.72%) IaaS
9 6 (0.72%) SaaS
10 5 (0.60%) GitHub
10 5 (0.60%) Responsys
11 3 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.36%) Azure Storage
12 2 (0.24%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (0.24%) Amazon EKS
12 2 (0.24%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.10%) VoIP
2 25 (2.98%) NAS
3 18 (2.15%) Firewall
4 15 (1.79%) DHCP
4 15 (1.79%) DNS
5 10 (1.19%) WAN
6 8 (0.95%) Network Security
7 7 (0.84%) BGP
7 7 (0.84%) Internet
7 7 (0.84%) PBX
7 7 (0.84%) SD-WAN
7 7 (0.84%) SNMP
7 7 (0.84%) VPN
7 7 (0.84%) VSAN
8 4 (0.48%) BIG-IP
8 4 (0.48%) LAN
8 4 (0.48%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (0.48%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.48%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (8.47%) Relational Database
2 64 (7.64%) SQL Server
3 58 (6.92%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (4.53%) DB2
4 38 (4.53%) Oracle Database
5 30 (3.58%) NoSQL
6 28 (3.34%) Big Data
7 27 (3.22%) MongoDB
8 26 (3.10%) RDBMS
8 26 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 25 (2.98%) Power BI
10 21 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (1.55%) MySQL
12 12 (1.43%) Tableau
13 11 (1.31%) OLAP
13 11 (1.31%) OLAP Cube
13 11 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (1.07%) Biml
Development Applications
1 93 (11.10%) Jenkins
2 88 (10.50%) Git (software)
3 44 (5.25%) JIRA
4 33 (3.94%) TeamCity
5 26 (3.10%) Eclipse
6 22 (2.63%) Bitbucket Server
6 22 (2.63%) Gradle
6 22 (2.63%) IntelliJ
7 14 (1.67%) webpack
8 13 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (1.55%) Subversion
9 8 (0.95%) JUnit
10 7 (0.84%) GitLab
11 5 (0.60%) Bitbucket
12 4 (0.48%) Axure RP
12 4 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.48%) Selenium
12 4 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.36%) CircleCI
13 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 838 (100.00%) Banking
2 504 (60.14%) Finance
3 211 (25.18%) Social Skills
4 177 (21.12%) Front Office
5 73 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
6 54 (6.44%) Presentation Skills
7 52 (6.21%) Retail
8 47 (5.61%) Financial Institution
9 45 (5.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 34 (4.06%) Legal
11 31 (3.70%) Telecoms
12 27 (3.22%) Back Office
13 23 (2.74%) Organisational Skills
14 20 (2.39%) Games
15 16 (1.91%) Influencing Skills
16 15 (1.79%) Marketing
17 11 (1.31%) Advertising
18 10 (1.19%) Retail Banking
19 8 (0.95%) Documentation Skills
20 6 (0.72%) French Language
Job Titles
1 305 (36.40%) Developer
2 115 (13.72%) Java Developer
3 110 (13.13%) Analyst
4 64 (7.64%) Senior Developer
5 59 (7.04%) Business Analyst
6 57 (6.80%) Software Engineer
7 50 (5.97%) Front Office Developer
8 46 (5.49%) C++ Developer
9 40 (4.77%) C# Developer
10 36 (4.30%) Investment Banking Java Developer
10 36 (4.30%) Python Developer
11 35 (4.18%) Python Engineer
12 33 (3.94%) Lead Developer
12 33 (3.94%) Senior Software Engineer
13 31 (3.70%) Desktop Support
14 30 (3.58%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
14 30 (3.58%) Java Engineer
15 27 (3.22%) Full Stack Developer
15 27 (3.22%) Lead Java Developer
15 27 (3.22%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (10.50%) React
2 77 (9.19%) .NET
3 69 (8.23%) HTML
4 67 (8.00%) Spring
5 56 (6.68%) Spring Boot
6 52 (6.21%) RESTful
7 41 (4.89%) CSS
8 37 (4.42%) REST
9 36 (4.30%) Kafka
10 35 (4.18%) AngularJS
10 35 (4.18%) HTML5
11 23 (2.74%) FIX Protocol
11 23 (2.74%) Middleware
11 23 (2.74%) Node.js
12 20 (2.39%) Web Services
13 19 (2.27%) XML
14 16 (1.91%) .NET Core
15 14 (1.67%) Vue.js
16 13 (1.55%) Blazor
16 13 (1.55%) Vert.x
Miscellaneous
1 152 (18.14%) Derivative
2 78 (9.31%) Fixed Income
3 71 (8.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 54 (6.44%) Data Centre
4 54 (6.44%) Equities
5 43 (5.13%) Hedge funds
6 31 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
6 31 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 30 (3.58%) User Experience
8 27 (3.22%) Cyberthreat
9 24 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
10 23 (2.74%) Blackberry
11 20 (2.39%) Credit Risk
11 20 (2.39%) Equity Derivative
11 20 (2.39%) Legacy Systems
12 18 (2.15%) Public Cloud
13 13 (1.55%) Security Operations Centre
14 12 (1.43%) Cloud Native
15 10 (1.19%) SWIFT
16 9 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 136 (16.23%) Linux
2 124 (14.80%) Windows
3 79 (9.43%) Unix
4 26 (3.10%) Windows 7
5 24 (2.86%) Windows 10
6 23 (2.74%) Mac OS
7 13 (1.55%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.48%) VMS
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
10 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.12%) CentOS
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.12%) Solaris
10 1 (0.12%) SUSE
10 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 334 (39.86%) Agile
2 124 (14.80%) SDLC
3 122 (14.56%) Microservices
4 114 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
5 109 (13.01%) Scrum
6 104 (12.41%) DevOps
7 95 (11.34%) Software Engineering
8 90 (10.74%) CI/CD
9 89 (10.62%) TDD
10 81 (9.67%) Full Stack Development
11 80 (9.55%) Regulatory Compliance
12 70 (8.35%) Analytics
13 65 (7.76%) Fintech
13 65 (7.76%) Investment Management
14 60 (7.16%) Computer Science
15 57 (6.80%) Asset Management
15 57 (6.80%) Test Automation
16 56 (6.68%) Wealth Management
17 55 (6.56%) Low Latency
18 54 (6.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 234 (27.92%) Java
1 234 (27.92%) SQL
2 224 (26.73%) Python
3 129 (15.39%) C#
4 87 (10.38%) C++
4 87 (10.38%) JavaScript
5 29 (3.46%) Perl
5 29 (3.46%) Shell Script
6 27 (3.22%) Bash
7 22 (2.63%) TypeScript
8 17 (2.03%) PowerShell
9 12 (1.43%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.07%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 8 (0.95%) Scala
12 7 (0.84%) VBA
13 6 (0.72%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.72%) R
14 5 (0.60%) C
15 4 (0.48%) ES6
15 4 (0.48%) Go
Qualifications
1 107 (12.77%) Degree
2 13 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (0.48%) CISA
4 4 (0.48%) CISSP
4 4 (0.48%) CRISC
4 4 (0.48%) Master's Degree
5 3 (0.36%) A+ Certification
5 3 (0.36%) CISM
5 3 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (0.24%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.24%) PMP
6 2 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.12%) CEPT
7 1 (0.12%) GPEN
7 1 (0.12%) GWAPT
7 1 (0.12%) OSCE
7 1 (0.12%) OSCP
7 1 (0.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.06%) QA
2 29 (3.46%) EMIR
3 25 (2.98%) MiFID
4 18 (2.15%) NIST
5 17 (2.03%) IFRS
5 17 (2.03%) IFRS 17
6 16 (1.91%) SLA
7 12 (1.43%) GDPR
8 10 (1.19%) Accessibility
9 8 (0.95%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.95%) PMO
10 4 (0.48%) COREP
10 4 (0.48%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.36%) GRC
11 3 (0.36%) ISO 20022
11 3 (0.36%) SEPA
12 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
12 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 81 (9.67%) Docker
2 43 (5.13%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.12%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 65 (7.76%) Kubernetes
2 43 (5.13%) Ansible
3 28 (3.34%) Terraform
4 20 (2.39%) Prometheus
5 17 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (0.84%) Puppet
7 4 (0.48%) Control-M
7 4 (0.48%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.48%) SCCM
8 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (0.24%) Grafana
9 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.24%) Oozie
9 2 (0.24%) Rancher
9 2 (0.24%) vMotion
9 2 (0.24%) vRealize
10 1 (0.12%) QRadar
Vendors
1 112 (13.37%) Oracle
2 89 (10.62%) Microsoft
3 43 (5.13%) Bloomberg
4 40 (4.77%) Sybase
5 36 (4.30%) Cisco
6 31 (3.70%) Google
7 27 (3.22%) HP
8 26 (3.10%) IBM
9 24 (2.86%) Apple
10 23 (2.74%) Lotus
11 18 (2.15%) Murex
12 16 (1.91%) VMware
13 15 (1.79%) Reuters
13 15 (1.79%) Splunk
14 13 (1.55%) Citrix
15 9 (1.07%) Refinitiv
15 9 (1.07%) ServiceNow
15 9 (1.07%) Sun
15 9 (1.07%) Tradeweb
16 8 (0.95%) FIS