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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Investment Banking
UK
Rank 261 270 219
Rank change year-on-year +9 -51  
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 1037 1238 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.23% 1.20% 1.45%
As % of the General category 3.03% 2.73% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 863 950 1274
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 34217 45421 47669
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.45% 43.92% 44.14%
Number of salaries quoted 27583 36690 37393
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 27 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 27 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 +17 1013 £65,000 -3.70% 160
London +19 971 £65,000 -3.70% 153
City of London -3 168 £62,500 -10.71% 57
Scotland -10 22 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Glasgow +30 20 £52,500 -4.54% 2
North West -4 17 £45,000 -42.85% 2
Cheshire +14 10 £45,250 -9.50% 1
South East +55 9 £50,000 -23.07% 3
Canary Wharf -3 9 £72,500 +38.09%
South West -23 9 £47,500 -
Mitcham - 9 £55,000 -
Morden - 7 £57,500 -
East Midlands - 7 £60,000 -
Croydon +15 6 £70,000 +59.09%
Surrey +44 5 £50,000 -28.57% 3
Liverpool +4 5 £47,500 -47.22%
Merseyside -3 5 £47,500 -47.22%
Street - 5 £47,500 -
Somerset - 5 £47,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £60,000 -
Docklands, London - 4 £67,500 -
Nottingham - 4 £60,000 -
Dorset -22 3 £27,000 -
Guildford - 3 £50,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £34,000 -
Northampton - 3 £34,000 -
Knutsford - 3 - -
West Midlands +23 2 £52,500 +7.69% 1
Birmingham +9 2 £52,500 +7.69% 1
Bournemouth -11 2 - -

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 2098 (100.00%) Banking
2 1507 (71.83%) Finance
3 725 (34.56%) Agile Software Development
4 704 (33.56%) Java
5 600 (28.60%) SQL
6 567 (27.03%) C#
7 438 (20.88%) SQL Server
8 426 (20.31%) .NET
9 386 (18.40%) Degree
10 360 (17.16%) Unix
11 346 (16.49%) Front Office
12 308 (14.68%) Equities
13 307 (14.63%) Analytics
14 279 (13.30%) Linux
15 278 (13.25%) Multithreading
16 271 (12.92%) JavaScript
16 271 (12.92%) Python
17 268 (12.77%) C++
17 268 (12.77%) TDD
18 256 (12.20%) Derivative
19 248 (11.82%) Fixed Income
20 231 (11.01%) HTML
21 230 (10.96%) Microsoft
22 226 (10.77%) Fintech
23 214 (10.20%) OO
23 214 (10.20%) SDLC
24 213 (10.15%) Windows
25 204 (9.72%) WPF
26 198 (9.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 193 (9.20%) MVC

Investment Banking
Top Related 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 (2.91%) Apache Spark
2 56 (2.67%) IIS
2 56 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 54 (2.57%) Apache
4 51 (2.43%) WebSphere
5 44 (2.10%) Tomcat
6 34 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
7 31 (1.48%) Confluence
8 28 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 22 (1.05%) DataSynapse
9 22 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
10 21 (1.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 17 (0.81%) Mule
12 16 (0.76%) MS Exchange
13 15 (0.71%) SAS
14 13 (0.62%) Mule ESB
15 12 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
16 9 (0.43%) MQSeries
17 7 (0.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 153 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.29%) MS Office
3 25 (1.19%) MS Project
4 18 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
6 14 (0.67%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.19%) InVision
8 2 (0.095%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.095%) SPSS
9 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%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.048%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.048%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.048%) SunGard GMI
8 1 (0.048%) TradeThru
Cloud Services
1 77 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.52%) GitHub
4 10 (0.48%) Office 365
5 7 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.29%) SaaS
7 5 (0.24%) IaaS
8 4 (0.19%) Google Compute Engine
8 4 (0.19%) PaaS
9 3 (0.14%) Bluemix
9 3 (0.14%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.095%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.095%) G Suite
10 2 (0.095%) Slack
11 1 (0.048%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.048%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.48%) LAN
1 31 (1.48%) WAN
2 30 (1.43%) Firewall
3 28 (1.33%) Multicast
4 27 (1.29%) SAN
5 24 (1.14%) NAS
6 23 (1.10%) SSL
6 23 (1.10%) TCP/IP
6 23 (1.10%) VPN
7 22 (1.05%) HTTP
8 21 (1.00%) Kerberos
8 21 (1.00%) Network Security
9 20 (0.95%) FIX Connectivity
9 20 (0.95%) iSCSI
10 19 (0.91%) FCoE
10 19 (0.91%) 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
1 438 (20.88%) SQL Server
2 128 (6.10%) Relational Database
3 112 (5.34%) Hadoop
4 74 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
5 70 (3.34%) Big Data
6 59 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 55 (2.62%) NoSQL
8 50 (2.38%) HBase
9 48 (2.29%) SQL Server 2014
10 46 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 37 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
12 36 (1.72%) Apache Hive
13 35 (1.67%) RDBMS
14 33 (1.57%) MongoDB
15 32 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
15 32 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 29 (1.38%) QlikView
16 29 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
17 28 (1.33%) Impala
18 25 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 122 (5.82%) JIRA
2 73 (3.48%) Subversion
3 58 (2.76%) Maven
4 43 (2.05%) Git (software)
5 39 (1.86%) Jenkins
6 35 (1.67%) Selenium
7 32 (1.53%) JUnit
8 31 (1.48%) Grunt
9 28 (1.33%) MSTest
10 27 (1.29%) NUnit
10 27 (1.29%) Rhino Mocks
10 27 (1.29%) TeamCity
11 26 (1.24%) Moq
12 24 (1.14%) gulp
12 24 (1.14%) Mockito
13 23 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 23 (1.10%) jspm
14 20 (0.95%) Karma Test Runner
15 18 (0.86%) WebDriver
16 17 (0.81%) HP UFT
General
1 2098 (100.00%) Banking
2 1507 (71.83%) Finance
3 346 (16.49%) Front Office
4 112 (5.34%) Financial Institution
5 97 (4.62%) Retail
6 82 (3.91%) Legal
7 69 (3.29%) Back Office
8 50 (2.38%) Corporate Banking
9 49 (2.34%) Retail Banking
10 36 (1.72%) Telecoms
11 33 (1.57%) Private Banking
12 21 (1.00%) 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%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1059 (50.48%) Developer
2 431 (20.54%) Analyst
3 385 (18.35%) Java Developer
4 366 (17.45%) C# Developer
5 223 (10.63%) Business Analyst
6 201 (9.58%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
7 171 (8.15%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 142 (6.77%) .NET Developer
9 140 (6.67%) Senior Developer
10 131 (6.24%) Banking Analyst
11 122 (5.82%) SQL Developer
12 114 (5.43%) Architect
13 104 (4.96%) C# .NET Developer
14 90 (4.29%) Project Manager
15 84 (4.00%) Junior
16 76 (3.62%) C++ Developer
17 62 (2.96%) Python Developer
17 62 (2.96%) Support Analyst
18 60 (2.86%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
19 57 (2.72%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 426 (20.31%) .NET
2 231 (11.01%) HTML
3 204 (9.72%) WPF
4 172 (8.20%) ASP.NET
5 165 (7.86%) WCF
6 153 (7.29%) XML
7 151 (7.20%) .NET Framework
8 149 (7.10%) AngularJS
9 141 (6.72%) HTML5
10 100 (4.77%) Middleware
11 97 (4.62%) CSS
12 92 (4.39%) XSLT
13 91 (4.34%) ASP.NET MVC
14 88 (4.19%) FIX Protocol
15 86 (4.10%) Spring
16 83 (3.96%) REST
17 57 (2.72%) jQuery
18 56 (2.67%) D3.js
19 53 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 45 (2.14%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 308 (14.68%) Equities
2 256 (12.20%) Derivative
3 248 (11.82%) Fixed Income
4 226 (10.77%) Fintech
5 198 (9.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 179 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
7 172 (8.20%) Computer Science
8 116 (5.53%) Hedge funds
9 66 (3.15%) OTC Derivatives
10 62 (2.96%) Data Centre
11 61 (2.91%) User Experience
12 60 (2.86%) Credit Risk
13 56 (2.67%) Algorithms
14 53 (2.53%) Tandem
15 48 (2.29%) Market Risk
16 47 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
17 42 (2.00%) Management Information System
18 40 (1.91%) Client/Server
19 37 (1.76%) Equity Derivative
20 30 (1.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 360 (17.16%) Unix
2 279 (13.30%) Linux
3 213 (10.15%) Windows
4 41 (1.95%) Solaris
5 30 (1.43%) Windows Server
6 23 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (1.00%) Windows 7
8 18 (0.86%) Android
8 18 (0.86%) Apple iOS
9 12 (0.57%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.57%) 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 (34.56%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (14.63%) Analytics
3 278 (13.25%) Multithreading
4 268 (12.77%) TDD
5 214 (10.20%) OO
5 214 (10.20%) SDLC
6 193 (9.20%) MVC
7 175 (8.34%) Risk Management
8 165 (7.86%) Low Latency
8 165 (7.86%) Scrum
9 163 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 153 (7.29%) Business Analysis
11 150 (7.15%) Asset Management
12 134 (6.39%) Project Management
13 128 (6.10%) Unit Testing
14 122 (5.82%) Electronic Trading
15 119 (5.67%) Data Management
16 116 (5.53%) Wealth Management
17 114 (5.43%) DevOps
17 114 (5.43%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 704 (33.56%) Java
2 600 (28.60%) SQL
3 567 (27.03%) C#
4 271 (12.92%) JavaScript
4 271 (12.92%) Python
5 268 (12.77%) C++
6 121 (5.77%) Scala
7 65 (3.10%) TypeScript
8 60 (2.86%) Perl
9 58 (2.76%) T-SQL
10 51 (2.43%) C
11 46 (2.19%) VBA
12 42 (2.00%) Shell Script
13 37 (1.76%) ES6
14 31 (1.48%) PowerShell
15 27 (1.29%) F#
16 26 (1.24%) PL/SQL
17 25 (1.19%) Bash Shell
18 23 (1.10%) XAML
19 22 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 386 (18.40%) Degree
2 29 (1.38%) PMI Certification
3 27 (1.29%) PhD
4 23 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (1.10%) CISSP
5 19 (0.91%) CCNP
5 19 (0.91%) 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 8 (0.38%) CCIE
10 8 (0.38%) CCNA
10 8 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.33%) ACCA
11 7 (0.33%) Postgraduate
12 6 (0.29%) PMP
13 5 (0.24%) CCDP
14 4 (0.19%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (5.20%) MiFID
2 84 (4.00%) QA
3 30 (1.43%) EMIR
4 23 (1.10%) Dodd-Frank
5 20 (0.95%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.86%) 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%) CRD IV
15 1 (0.048%) SEPA
System Software
1 48 (2.29%) Active Directory
2 38 (1.81%) Docker
3 27 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (1.19%) Hyper-V
5 22 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
6 21 (1.00%) NFS
7 19 (0.91%) KVM
7 19 (0.91%) SRDF
7 19 (0.91%) 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%) Time Sharing Option
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 RMAN
12 1 (0.048%) Perfmon
12 1 (0.048%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 230 (10.96%) Microsoft
2 187 (8.91%) Oracle
3 84 (4.00%) Sybase
4 64 (3.05%) IBM
5 51 (2.43%) TIBCO
6 45 (2.14%) Cisco
7 40 (1.91%) VMware
8 38 (1.81%) Calypso
9 33 (1.57%) Bloomberg
10 29 (1.38%) Murex
11 27 (1.29%) Charles River
11 27 (1.29%) Informatica
12 26 (1.24%) HP
13 25 (1.19%) NetApp
14 23 (1.10%) Citrix
14 23 (1.10%) Solace
15 22 (1.05%) EMC
16 21 (1.00%) Juniper
17 20 (0.95%) Reuters
18 19 (0.91%) Intel
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