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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 260 273 228
Rank change year-on-year +13 -45  
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 1053 1250 1569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.24% 1.20% 1.45%
As % of the General category 3.05% 2.74% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 875 962 1273
Median salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% -4.16%  

Investment Banking is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 34532 45677 47690
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.52% 43.93% 44.13%
Number of salaries quoted 27858 36925 37419
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Investment Banking as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Investment Banking in the UK

Investment Banking
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 1029 £65,000 -3.70% 162
London +19 986 £65,000 -3.70% 156
City of London -8 172 £62,500 -10.71% 55
Scotland -8 22 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Glasgow +23 20 £52,500 -4.54% 2
North West -4 18 £43,750 -44.44% 2
Cheshire +13 10 £45,250 -9.50% 1
South East +37 9 £50,000 -23.07% 2
Canary Wharf -2 9 £72,500 +38.09%
South West -18 9 £47,500 -
Mitcham - 9 £55,000 -
Morden - 7 £57,500 -
East Midlands - 7 £60,000 -
Croydon +15 6 £70,000 +59.09%
Liverpool +5 6 £46,250 -48.61%
Merseyside -2 6 £46,250 -48.61%
Surrey +53 5 £50,000 -28.57% 2
Somerset - 5 £47,500 -
Street - 5 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £60,000 -
Docklands, London - 4 £67,500 -
Nottingham - 4 £60,000 -
Dorset -15 3 £27,000 -
Guildford - 3 £50,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £34,000 -
Northampton - 3 £34,000 -
Knutsford - 3 - -
West Midlands +32 2 £52,500 +7.69% 1
Birmingham +5 2 £52,500 +7.69% 1
Bournemouth -15 2 - -

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 2103 (100.00%) Banking
2 1508 (71.71%) Finance
3 725 (34.47%) Agile Software Development
4 708 (33.67%) Java
5 599 (28.48%) SQL
6 568 (27.01%) C#
7 441 (20.97%) SQL Server
8 427 (20.30%) .NET
9 387 (18.40%) Degree
10 358 (17.02%) Unix
11 347 (16.50%) Front Office
12 309 (14.69%) Equities
13 306 (14.55%) Analytics
14 283 (13.46%) Multithreading
15 278 (13.22%) Linux
16 271 (12.89%) JavaScript
17 269 (12.79%) Python
17 269 (12.79%) TDD
18 268 (12.74%) C++
19 256 (12.17%) Derivative
20 250 (11.89%) Fixed Income
21 230 (10.94%) Microsoft
22 229 (10.89%) HTML
23 228 (10.84%) Fintech
24 214 (10.18%) OO
24 214 (10.18%) SDLC
25 213 (10.13%) Windows
26 205 (9.75%) WPF
27 199 (9.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
28 193 (9.18%) MVC

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 61 (2.90%) Apache Spark
2 57 (2.71%) SharePoint
3 55 (2.62%) IIS
4 54 (2.57%) Apache
5 50 (2.38%) WebSphere
6 44 (2.09%) Tomcat
7 35 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
8 31 (1.47%) Confluence
9 29 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 22 (1.05%) DataSynapse
10 22 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
11 21 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 17 (0.81%) Mule
13 15 (0.71%) MS Exchange
13 15 (0.71%) SAS
14 13 (0.62%) Mule ESB
15 11 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (0.43%) MQSeries
17 8 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
18 7 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 152 (7.23%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.28%) MS Office
3 23 (1.09%) MS Project
4 17 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 14 (0.67%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.19%) InVision
7 2 (0.095%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.095%) SPSS
8 1 (0.048%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (1.00%) RMDS
2 16 (0.76%) Markit EDM
3 10 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.29%) Summit
5 4 (0.19%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.19%) SunGard APT
6 3 (0.14%) Front Arena
6 3 (0.14%) Kondor
6 3 (0.14%) Orchestrade
6 3 (0.14%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.095%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 1 (0.048%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.048%) Endur
8 1 (0.048%) EQXanite
8 1 (0.048%) Loan IQ
8 1 (0.048%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.048%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.048%) SunGard GMI
8 1 (0.048%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 77 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.52%) GitHub
4 9 (0.43%) Office 365
5 7 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.29%) SaaS
7 4 (0.19%) Google Compute Engine
7 4 (0.19%) IaaS
8 3 (0.14%) Bluemix
8 3 (0.14%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (0.14%) PaaS
8 3 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.095%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.095%) G Suite
9 2 (0.095%) Slack
10 1 (0.048%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.048%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.47%) LAN
1 31 (1.47%) WAN
2 30 (1.43%) Firewall
3 28 (1.33%) Multicast
4 27 (1.28%) SAN
5 24 (1.14%) NAS
5 24 (1.14%) VPN
6 23 (1.09%) SSL
6 23 (1.09%) TCP/IP
7 22 (1.05%) HTTP
7 22 (1.05%) Network Security
8 21 (1.00%) FIX Connectivity
8 21 (1.00%) Kerberos
9 20 (0.95%) iSCSI
10 19 (0.90%) FCoE
10 19 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
11 16 (0.76%) Wireless
12 15 (0.71%) BGP
13 13 (0.62%) MPLS
13 13 (0.62%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 441 (20.97%) SQL Server
2 128 (6.09%) Relational Database
3 110 (5.23%) Hadoop
4 72 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
5 70 (3.33%) Big Data
6 59 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 55 (2.62%) NoSQL
8 50 (2.38%) HBase
9 49 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
10 46 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 37 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
12 36 (1.71%) Apache Hive
13 35 (1.66%) RDBMS
14 33 (1.57%) MongoDB
15 32 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
15 32 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 29 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
17 28 (1.33%) Impala
18 27 (1.28%) QlikView
19 25 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 122 (5.80%) JIRA
2 74 (3.52%) Subversion
3 58 (2.76%) Maven
4 43 (2.04%) Git (software)
5 39 (1.85%) Jenkins
6 35 (1.66%) Selenium
7 32 (1.52%) JUnit
8 31 (1.47%) Grunt
9 28 (1.33%) MSTest
10 27 (1.28%) NUnit
10 27 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
10 27 (1.28%) TeamCity
11 26 (1.24%) Moq
12 24 (1.14%) gulp
12 24 (1.14%) Mockito
13 23 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 23 (1.09%) jspm
14 20 (0.95%) Karma Test Runner
15 18 (0.86%) WebDriver
16 17 (0.81%) HP UFT
General
1 2103 (100.00%) Banking
2 1508 (71.71%) Finance
3 347 (16.50%) Front Office
4 110 (5.23%) Financial Institution
5 95 (4.52%) Retail
6 82 (3.90%) Legal
7 73 (3.47%) Back Office
8 51 (2.43%) Corporate Banking
9 47 (2.23%) Retail Banking
10 37 (1.76%) Telecoms
11 33 (1.57%) Private Banking
12 19 (0.90%) Advertising
13 13 (0.62%) Electronics
14 11 (0.52%) Marketing
15 9 (0.43%) French Language
15 9 (0.43%) Games
16 7 (0.33%) General Ledger
16 7 (0.33%) Law
17 5 (0.24%) Spanish Language
18 4 (0.19%) Danish Language
Job Titles
1 1062 (50.50%) Developer
2 430 (20.45%) Analyst
3 389 (18.50%) Java Developer
4 368 (17.50%) C# Developer
5 222 (10.56%) Business Analyst
6 202 (9.61%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
7 174 (8.27%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 142 (6.75%) .NET Developer
9 141 (6.70%) Senior Developer
10 134 (6.37%) Banking Analyst
11 122 (5.80%) SQL Developer
12 115 (5.47%) Architect
13 104 (4.95%) C# .NET Developer
14 89 (4.23%) Project Manager
15 83 (3.95%) Junior
16 75 (3.57%) C++ Developer
17 62 (2.95%) Support Analyst
18 61 (2.90%) Python Developer
19 60 (2.85%) Consultant
19 60 (2.85%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 427 (20.30%) .NET
2 229 (10.89%) HTML
3 205 (9.75%) WPF
4 171 (8.13%) ASP.NET
5 166 (7.89%) WCF
6 153 (7.28%) .NET Framework
7 151 (7.18%) AngularJS
7 151 (7.18%) XML
8 140 (6.66%) HTML5
9 101 (4.80%) Middleware
10 97 (4.61%) CSS
11 92 (4.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 92 (4.37%) XSLT
12 90 (4.28%) FIX Protocol
13 86 (4.09%) Spring
14 85 (4.04%) REST
15 57 (2.71%) jQuery
16 56 (2.66%) D3.js
17 54 (2.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 46 (2.19%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 309 (14.69%) Equities
2 256 (12.17%) Derivative
3 250 (11.89%) Fixed Income
4 228 (10.84%) Fintech
5 199 (9.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 179 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
7 173 (8.23%) Computer Science
8 117 (5.56%) Hedge funds
9 66 (3.14%) OTC Derivatives
10 62 (2.95%) User Experience
11 60 (2.85%) Data Centre
12 57 (2.71%) Credit Risk
13 56 (2.66%) Algorithms
14 54 (2.57%) Tandem
15 47 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
16 46 (2.19%) Market Risk
17 41 (1.95%) Client/Server
17 41 (1.95%) Management Information System
18 36 (1.71%) Equity Derivative
19 31 (1.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 358 (17.02%) Unix
2 278 (13.22%) Linux
3 213 (10.13%) Windows
4 41 (1.95%) Solaris
5 30 (1.43%) Windows Server
6 22 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (1.05%) Windows 7
7 18 (0.86%) Android
7 18 (0.86%) Apple iOS
8 12 (0.57%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.24%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.095%) AIX
12 2 (0.095%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.095%) zOS
13 1 (0.048%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.048%) VMS
13 1 (0.048%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 725 (34.47%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (14.55%) Analytics
3 283 (13.46%) Multithreading
4 269 (12.79%) TDD
5 214 (10.18%) OO
5 214 (10.18%) SDLC
6 193 (9.18%) MVC
7 172 (8.18%) Risk Management
8 167 (7.94%) Low Latency
9 165 (7.85%) Scrum
10 162 (7.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 154 (7.32%) Business Analysis
12 150 (7.13%) Asset Management
13 132 (6.28%) Project Management
14 129 (6.13%) Unit Testing
15 123 (5.85%) Electronic Trading
16 120 (5.71%) Data Management
17 117 (5.56%) Multithreaded Programming
18 114 (5.42%) DevOps
19 113 (5.37%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 708 (33.67%) Java
2 599 (28.48%) SQL
3 568 (27.01%) C#
4 271 (12.89%) JavaScript
5 269 (12.79%) Python
6 268 (12.74%) C++
7 121 (5.75%) Scala
8 65 (3.09%) TypeScript
9 60 (2.85%) Perl
10 58 (2.76%) T-SQL
11 51 (2.43%) C
12 46 (2.19%) VBA
13 42 (2.00%) Shell Script
14 37 (1.76%) ES6
15 31 (1.47%) PowerShell
16 27 (1.28%) F#
17 26 (1.24%) PL/SQL
18 25 (1.19%) Bash Shell
19 23 (1.09%) XAML
20 21 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 387 (18.40%) Degree
2 29 (1.38%) PMI Certification
3 27 (1.28%) PhD
4 23 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (1.09%) CISSP
5 19 (0.90%) CCNP
5 19 (0.90%) ISEB
6 17 (0.81%) CISA
7 13 (0.62%) CRISC
8 12 (0.57%) CISM
9 11 (0.52%) CFA
9 11 (0.52%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (0.38%) CCIE
11 8 (0.38%) CCNA
12 7 (0.33%) ACCA
12 7 (0.33%) Postgraduate
13 6 (0.29%) PMP
14 5 (0.24%) CCDP
15 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (5.18%) MiFID
2 86 (4.09%) QA
3 30 (1.43%) EMIR
4 23 (1.09%) Dodd-Frank
5 20 (0.95%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.76%) PMO
7 13 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (0.57%) SLA
9 10 (0.48%) COBIT
9 10 (0.48%) FATCA
10 9 (0.43%) IFRS
11 7 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.29%) COREP
12 6 (0.29%) FINREP
13 5 (0.24%) Basel III
14 2 (0.095%) IFRS 9
14 2 (0.095%) SDET
14 2 (0.095%) Solvency II
15 1 (0.048%) ISO27002
15 1 (0.048%) SEPA
System Software
1 48 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 38 (1.81%) Docker
3 27 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 22 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
6 21 (1.00%) NFS
7 19 (0.90%) KVM
7 19 (0.90%) SRDF
7 19 (0.90%) Xen
8 10 (0.48%) XenApp
9 6 (0.29%) HDFS
10 5 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.24%) Firmware
11 4 (0.19%) Apache Flume
11 4 (0.19%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.14%) NDS
12 3 (0.14%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 3 (0.14%) vSphere
13 2 (0.095%) Job Entry Subsystem
13 2 (0.095%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 25 (1.19%) Control-M
2 17 (0.81%) Puppet
3 16 (0.76%) ITRS Geneos
4 14 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.57%) Ansible
6 11 (0.52%) SCOM
7 10 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (0.48%) SCCM
8 6 (0.29%) Oozie
9 5 (0.24%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.14%) Ambari
11 2 (0.095%) CSIRT
12 1 (0.048%) AppManager
12 1 (0.048%) CFEngine
12 1 (0.048%) Data Guard
12 1 (0.048%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.048%) Nagios
12 1 (0.048%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.048%) Perfmon
12 1 (0.048%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 230 (10.94%) Microsoft
2 187 (8.89%) Oracle
3 84 (3.99%) Sybase
4 64 (3.04%) IBM
5 51 (2.43%) TIBCO
6 46 (2.19%) Cisco
7 40 (1.90%) VMware
8 38 (1.81%) Calypso
9 34 (1.62%) Bloomberg
10 29 (1.38%) Murex
11 27 (1.28%) Charles River
11 27 (1.28%) HP
11 27 (1.28%) Informatica
12 25 (1.19%) NetApp
13 24 (1.14%) Citrix
14 22 (1.05%) EMC
14 22 (1.05%) Solace
15 21 (1.00%) Juniper
16 20 (0.95%) Reuters
17 19 (0.90%) Intel
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Training
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Source Technology
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: £50,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £90000.00 - £150000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £120000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago