Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 286 218
Rank change year-on-year +217 -68 -18
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 7771 2196 3524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.36% 1.16% 1.61%
As % of the General category 9.89% 2.72% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1468 1739 2758
UK median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £43,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £108,750 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year - -2.22% +2.27%

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 78557 80617 98482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.07% 42.73% 45.06%
Number of salaries quoted 57283 65633 78703
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in the UK

Investment Banking
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Investment Banking.

Salary trend for Investment Banking in the UK

Investment Banking
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Banking over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Investment Banking in the UK

Investment Banking
Top 15 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 19 November 2017. 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
England +218 7683 £72,500 +3.57% 101
London +100 7385 £75,000 +7.14% 86
UK excluding London +188 372 £55,000 - 20
North of England +174 193 £52,500 - 10
North West +152 188 £60,000 +14.29% 10
Scotland -10 64 £57,500 -17.86% 2
Midlands +40 55 £55,000 -
East Midlands +60 40 £65,000 +18.18%
South East +42 26 £50,000 +53.85% 4
South West +33 22 £70,000 +16.67%
West Midlands -5 15 £47,500 -20.83%
Northern Ireland -14 12 £37,500 -31.82% 2
Yorkshire +28 4 £22,500 -31.82%
North East - 1 £72,500 -
East of England - 1 £62,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 7771 (100.00%) Banking
2 7119 (91.61%) Finance
3 5962 (76.72%) Wealth Management
4 5800 (74.64%) Asset Management
5 5682 (73.12%) Retail Banking
6 2712 (34.90%) Java
7 2516 (32.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2440 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
9 1954 (25.14%) SDLC
10 1595 (20.53%) Front Office
11 1513 (19.47%) Project Management
12 1323 (17.02%) SQL
13 1267 (16.30%) Oracle
14 1256 (16.16%) Unix
15 1241 (15.97%) Degree
16 1226 (15.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 1197 (15.40%) Derivative
18 1006 (12.95%) Business Analysis
19 943 (12.13%) Equities
20 931 (11.98%) Risk Management
21 916 (11.79%) Multithreading
22 833 (10.72%) C#
23 824 (10.60%) Scrum
24 818 (10.53%) Analytics
25 817 (10.51%) Linux
26 793 (10.20%) QA
27 758 (9.75%) Windows
28 700 (9.01%) Low Latency
29 681 (8.76%) Fixed Income
30 668 (8.60%) OO

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
1 343 (4.41%) Tomcat
2 244 (3.14%) Apache
3 182 (2.34%) MS Exchange
4 172 (2.21%) Skype for Business
5 156 (2.01%) SharePoint
6 121 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 116 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
8 114 (1.47%) JBoss
9 94 (1.21%) Confluence
10 83 (1.07%) WebSphere
11 75 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
12 68 (0.88%) Apache Spark
13 63 (0.81%) SAS
14 47 (0.60%) DataSynapse
15 43 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
16 37 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
17 35 (0.45%) IIS
18 32 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
19 19 (0.24%) WebLogic
20 18 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 365 (4.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 237 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
3 149 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 66 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 48 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.039%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.013%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.013%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.013%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.013%) InVision
8 1 (0.013%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 68 (0.88%) Actimize
2 65 (0.84%) ION MarketView
3 49 (0.63%) Temenos T24
4 21 (0.27%) Markit EDM
5 19 (0.24%) RMDS
6 13 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (0.13%) Endur
7 10 (0.13%) Summit
8 8 (0.10%) Eikon
8 8 (0.10%) Global One
8 8 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
9 7 (0.090%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 7 (0.090%) Oracle FAH
10 6 (0.077%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (0.077%) Oracle ERP
11 5 (0.064%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 4 (0.051%) Finacle
12 4 (0.051%) Oracle General Ledger
12 4 (0.051%) Oracle TCA
13 3 (0.039%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 168 (2.16%) GitHub
2 111 (1.43%) IaaS
3 86 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
4 64 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 31 (0.40%) Office 365
6 30 (0.39%) PaaS
7 14 (0.18%) npm
7 14 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 12 (0.15%) OpenShift
9 11 (0.14%) SaaS
10 6 (0.077%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.051%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.039%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.026%) IBM Blueworks
14 1 (0.013%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.013%) Bluemix
14 1 (0.013%) BrowserStack
14 1 (0.013%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.013%) IBM Cloud
14 1 (0.013%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 171 (2.20%) Skype
2 131 (1.69%) Firewall
3 93 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 71 (0.91%) LDAP
5 68 (0.88%) HTTP
6 63 (0.81%) SSL
7 40 (0.51%) DNS
8 34 (0.44%) Intranet
9 33 (0.42%) Wireless
10 27 (0.35%) Unified Communications
11 26 (0.33%) VPN
12 25 (0.32%) WAN
13 22 (0.28%) NetScaler
14 20 (0.26%) BGP
14 20 (0.26%) OSPF
15 19 (0.24%) Multicast
16 18 (0.23%) EIGRP
16 18 (0.23%) SMTP
16 18 (0.23%) Wireshark
17 17 (0.22%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 589 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 344 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
3 306 (3.94%) Relational Database
4 255 (3.28%) Big Data
5 231 (2.97%) Oracle Database
6 195 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
7 187 (2.41%) Hadoop
8 149 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
9 125 (1.61%) RDBMS
9 125 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 118 (1.52%) Neo4j
11 113 (1.45%) KDB
12 105 (1.35%) NoSQL
13 103 (1.33%) OLAP
14 102 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 94 (1.21%) Oracle OLAP
16 93 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
17 58 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
18 52 (0.67%) Hazelcast
19 51 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 531 (6.83%) JIRA
2 428 (5.51%) Maven
3 396 (5.10%) TeamCity
4 315 (4.05%) Subversion
5 253 (3.26%) JUnit
6 229 (2.95%) Git (software)
7 153 (1.97%) Jenkins
8 115 (1.48%) Cucumber
9 110 (1.42%) Visual Studio
10 109 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
11 70 (0.90%) Gradle
11 70 (0.90%) Mockito
12 65 (0.84%) MSTest
13 59 (0.76%) Ant
14 51 (0.66%) EasyMock
15 50 (0.64%) Hudson
16 46 (0.59%) GCC
17 45 (0.58%) jMock
17 45 (0.58%) Toad
18 44 (0.57%) Selenium
General
1 7771 (100.00%) Banking
2 7119 (91.61%) Finance
3 5682 (73.12%) Retail Banking
4 1595 (20.53%) Front Office
5 311 (4.00%) Financial Institution
6 307 (3.95%) Legal
7 205 (2.64%) Back Office
8 149 (1.92%) Law
9 107 (1.38%) Retail
10 86 (1.11%) Marketing
11 76 (0.98%) Publishing
12 53 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
13 50 (0.64%) German Language
14 29 (0.37%) Private Banking
15 16 (0.21%) General Ledger
15 16 (0.21%) Multimedia
15 16 (0.21%) Prime Brokerage
16 13 (0.17%) Advertising
17 11 (0.14%) Telecoms
18 4 (0.051%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2073 (26.68%) Developer
2 1470 (18.92%) Analyst
3 1109 (14.27%) Business Analyst
4 1015 (13.06%) Java Developer
5 576 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 463 (5.96%) Software Engineer
7 310 (3.99%) IT Analyst
8 302 (3.89%) Senior Java Developer
9 273 (3.51%) Architect
10 270 (3.47%) Project Manager
11 246 (3.17%) Technical Leader
12 235 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
13 222 (2.86%) C# Developer
14 216 (2.78%) Business IT Analyst
14 216 (2.78%) IT Business Analyst
15 214 (2.75%) Senior Business Analyst
16 210 (2.70%) Support Analyst
17 205 (2.64%) IT Engineer
18 192 (2.47%) IT Manager
19 186 (2.39%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 584 (7.52%) .NET
2 413 (5.31%) Spring
3 350 (4.50%) REST
4 302 (3.89%) Web Services
5 283 (3.64%) AngularJS
6 265 (3.41%) FIX Protocol
7 236 (3.04%) XML
8 224 (2.88%) HTML
9 190 (2.44%) ASP.NET
10 189 (2.43%) J2EE
11 188 (2.42%) .NET Framework
12 178 (2.29%) RESTful
13 168 (2.16%) Hibernate
13 168 (2.16%) Middleware
14 158 (2.03%) WPF
15 152 (1.96%) HTML5
16 145 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
17 140 (1.80%) Spring MVC
18 127 (1.63%) SOAP
19 122 (1.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2516 (32.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1226 (15.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1197 (15.40%) Derivative
4 943 (12.13%) Equities
5 681 (8.76%) Fixed Income
6 637 (8.20%) Computer Science
7 498 (6.41%) User Experience
8 468 (6.02%) Management Information System
9 417 (5.37%) Enterprise Software
10 402 (5.17%) Equity Derivative
11 375 (4.83%) Reference Data
12 329 (4.23%) Credit Risk
13 225 (2.90%) Algorithms
14 205 (2.64%) Data Structures
15 167 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
16 163 (2.10%) Blackberry
17 140 (1.80%) Virtual Team
18 132 (1.70%) Market Risk
19 127 (1.63%) OTC Derivatives
20 114 (1.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1256 (16.16%) Unix
2 817 (10.51%) Linux
3 758 (9.75%) Windows
4 167 (2.15%) Windows Server
5 150 (1.93%) Solaris
6 143 (1.84%) Windows 7
7 122 (1.57%) Apple iOS
8 117 (1.51%) Android
9 110 (1.42%) Mac OS X
10 105 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 58 (0.75%) Windows 10
12 43 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
13 39 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (0.17%) AIX
15 6 (0.077%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.064%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.064%) Windows NT
17 2 (0.026%) HPUX
17 2 (0.026%) OS/390
17 2 (0.026%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5962 (76.72%) Wealth Management
2 5800 (74.64%) Asset Management
3 2440 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
4 1954 (25.14%) SDLC
5 1513 (19.47%) Project Management
6 1006 (12.95%) Business Analysis
7 931 (11.98%) Risk Management
8 916 (11.79%) Multithreading
9 824 (10.60%) Scrum
10 818 (10.53%) Analytics
11 700 (9.01%) Low Latency
12 668 (8.60%) OO
13 647 (8.33%) Software Engineering
14 603 (7.76%) Test Automation
15 554 (7.13%) Continuous Integration
16 549 (7.06%) BDD
17 474 (6.10%) TDD
18 469 (6.04%) OOD
19 451 (5.80%) ITIL
20 442 (5.69%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2712 (34.90%) Java
2 1323 (17.02%) SQL
3 833 (10.72%) C#
4 545 (7.01%) Python
5 481 (6.19%) JavaScript
6 456 (5.87%) C++
7 353 (4.54%) Shell Script
8 340 (4.38%) R
9 332 (4.27%) PL/SQL
10 307 (3.95%) Perl
11 194 (2.50%) PowerShell
12 122 (1.57%) C
13 99 (1.27%) Scala
14 85 (1.09%) MATLAB
15 83 (1.07%) Bash Shell
16 63 (0.81%) Groovy
17 55 (0.71%) VB
18 53 (0.68%) VBScript
19 49 (0.63%) T-SQL
20 39 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1241 (15.97%) Degree
2 392 (5.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 155 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 151 (1.94%) MCSE
5 122 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
6 115 (1.48%) Master's Degree
7 102 (1.31%) CCA
8 81 (1.04%) CISSP
9 73 (0.94%) PMI Certification
10 62 (0.80%) PMP
11 51 (0.66%) CISM
12 49 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
13 45 (0.58%) CBAP
14 42 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
15 39 (0.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 37 (0.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 29 (0.37%) CCNP
18 25 (0.32%) CCIE
19 22 (0.28%) PhD
20 20 (0.26%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 793 (10.20%) QA
2 170 (2.19%) PMO
3 143 (1.84%) MiFID
4 111 (1.43%) Basel III
5 92 (1.18%) Data Quality
6 72 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
7 60 (0.77%) EMIR
8 35 (0.45%) ISO 20022
9 34 (0.44%) SLA
10 30 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 20 (0.26%) IFRS
11 20 (0.26%) IFRS 9
12 13 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 10 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 10 (0.13%) SEPA
14 7 (0.090%) PMBOK
15 6 (0.077%) PCI DSS
16 5 (0.064%) GDPR
17 4 (0.051%) COBIT
18 3 (0.039%) ISO 15022
System Software
1 216 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 140 (1.80%) XenApp
3 135 (1.74%) XenDesktop
4 76 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 51 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
6 50 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
7 37 (0.48%) Hyper-V
8 35 (0.45%) vSphere
9 31 (0.40%) XenServer
10 27 (0.35%) Docker
11 21 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
12 17 (0.22%) Postfix
13 8 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.051%) HDFS
15 2 (0.026%) GridGain
15 2 (0.026%) KVM
15 2 (0.026%) Time Sharing Option
15 2 (0.026%) Virtual Servers
16 1 (0.013%) BitLocker
16 1 (0.013%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 136 (1.75%) SCCM
2 105 (1.35%) AirWatch
3 44 (0.57%) PowerBroker
4 36 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
5 29 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 28 (0.36%) Puppet
7 15 (0.19%) Ansible
8 14 (0.18%) Nagios
9 13 (0.17%) Control-M
9 13 (0.17%) SCOM
10 9 (0.12%) BladeLogic
11 7 (0.090%) ITRS Geneos
11 7 (0.090%) Kubernetes
11 7 (0.090%) Perfmon
11 7 (0.090%) Terraform
12 6 (0.077%) CA Wily
12 6 (0.077%) EdgeSight
13 5 (0.064%) Cisco CUCM
13 5 (0.064%) SCOrch
14 4 (0.051%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1267 (16.30%) Oracle
2 639 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 427 (5.49%) Murex
4 301 (3.87%) Sybase
5 208 (2.68%) ION Trading
6 201 (2.59%) Citrix
7 188 (2.42%) VMware
8 150 (1.93%) Tableau
9 138 (1.78%) ServiceNow
10 110 (1.42%) McAfee
11 109 (1.40%) Apple
12 108 (1.39%) AppSense
12 108 (1.39%) Red Hat
13 93 (1.20%) TIBCO
14 88 (1.13%) Splunk
15 82 (1.06%) Bloomberg
16 75 (0.97%) SAP
17 74 (0.95%) Informatica
18 73 (0.94%) Cisco
19 63 (0.81%) IBM