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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 292 229
Rank change year-on-year +183 -63  
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 2567 1092 1645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.89% 1.11% 1.48%
As % of the General category 6.85% 2.58% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 897 844 1293
Median salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £97,500 £99,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £56,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +2.27%  

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 37496 42373 49448
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.21% 42.96% 44.58%
Number of salaries quoted 28700 34667 39140
Median salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £80,000 £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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +192 2514 £72,500 +3.57% 249
London +115 2430 £72,500 +3.57% 237
City of London +11 175 £60,000 -7.69% 43
North West -5 45 £29,000 -58.57% 3
Scotland -26 43 £57,500 -6.50% 29
Cheshire +9 42 £50,000 -29.82% 2
Glasgow -2 41 £55,000 +4.76% 26
Knutsford -2 37 £50,000 -33.33%
South West +16 14 £52,500 +16.66% 3
South East +20 13 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Surrey +48 11 £47,500 -32.14% 1
Canary Wharf -8 11 £67,500 -32.50%
Guildford - 11 £47,500 - 1
Dorset 0 6 £47,500 -
Northern Ireland - 6 £37,500 -
Poole - 6 £47,500 -
Belfast - 6 £37,500 -
County Antrim - 6 £37,500 -
West Midlands +16 5 £57,500 -4.16%
Birmingham +12 5 £57,500 -4.16%
Bristol -12 4 £52,500 +16.66%
East Midlands - 4 £55,000 - 1
Bromley - 4 £115,000 -
Swindon - 3 - - 3
Northamptonshire - 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 - - 3
Liverpool +3 2 £27,250 -
Merseyside 0 2 £27,250 -
Edinburgh -33 2 £60,000 -11.11% 2
Northampton - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 3586 (100.00%) Banking
2 2987 (83.30%) Finance
3 1545 (43.08%) Asset Management
4 1538 (42.89%) Wealth Management
5 1472 (41.05%) Retail
6 1427 (39.79%) Retail Banking
7 1247 (34.77%) Agile Software Development
8 1146 (31.96%) Java
9 836 (23.31%) SQL
10 762 (21.25%) C#
11 734 (20.47%) Front Office
12 660 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
13 617 (17.21%) SQL Server
14 599 (16.70%) Degree
15 573 (15.98%) Unix
16 561 (15.64%) .NET
17 548 (15.28%) Analytics
18 537 (14.97%) SDLC
19 532 (14.84%) Derivative
20 531 (14.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 513 (14.31%) Multithreading
22 470 (13.11%) Fixed Income
23 467 (13.02%) Equities
24 444 (12.38%) Risk Management
25 419 (11.68%) Oracle
26 408 (11.38%) Project Management
27 394 (10.99%) Python
28 371 (10.35%) Linux
29 351 (9.79%) Scrum
30 348 (9.70%) Windows

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
1 117 (3.26%) Tomcat
2 102 (2.84%) SharePoint
3 97 (2.70%) Apache
4 73 (2.04%) MS Exchange
5 57 (1.59%) Apache Spark
6 56 (1.56%) JBoss
7 51 (1.42%) Skype for Business
8 47 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 46 (1.28%) WebSphere
10 43 (1.20%) IIS
11 42 (1.17%) Confluence
12 37 (1.03%) SAS
13 31 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
14 26 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
15 17 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
15 17 (0.47%) Oracle Coherence
15 17 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
16 9 (0.25%) DataSynapse
17 8 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
18 7 (0.20%) Mule
Applications
1 203 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 70 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
3 50 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 49 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 43 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.20%) Campfire
7 5 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.11%) SPSS
9 2 (0.056%) InVision
9 2 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.056%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.028%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 30 (0.84%) RMDS
2 26 (0.73%) ION MarketView
3 25 (0.70%) Markit EDM
4 23 (0.64%) Actimize
5 10 (0.28%) Endur
5 10 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.28%) Temenos T24
6 7 (0.20%) Global One
6 7 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
7 6 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.14%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 5 (0.14%) Oracle FAH
8 5 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 5 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
9 4 (0.11%) thinkFolio
10 3 (0.084%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 2 (0.056%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 87 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (2.20%) GitHub
3 49 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (0.78%) IaaS
5 19 (0.53%) PaaS
6 10 (0.28%) Office 365
7 9 (0.25%) Slack
8 7 (0.20%) Asana
8 7 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (0.17%) SaaS
10 4 (0.11%) Google Compute Engine
11 3 (0.084%) Bluemix
11 3 (0.084%) Google App Engine
11 3 (0.084%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (0.084%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.056%) G Suite
12 2 (0.056%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.028%) Amazon Glacier
13 1 (0.028%) Boomi
13 1 (0.028%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (1.39%) Firewall
2 46 (1.28%) Skype
3 37 (1.03%) DNS
4 25 (0.70%) FIX Connectivity
5 23 (0.64%) Intranet
6 19 (0.53%) LAN
6 19 (0.53%) WAN
7 18 (0.50%) TCP/IP
8 17 (0.47%) NAS
9 15 (0.42%) SAN
9 15 (0.42%) SMTP
10 14 (0.39%) Network Security
11 11 (0.31%) Multicast
12 10 (0.28%) Internet
13 9 (0.25%) HTTP
13 9 (0.25%) VPN
14 8 (0.22%) Kerberos
14 8 (0.22%) LDAP
14 8 (0.22%) NetScaler
15 7 (0.20%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 617 (17.21%) SQL Server
2 143 (3.99%) Relational Database
3 104 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
4 95 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 91 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 87 (2.43%) BusinessObjects
7 83 (2.31%) Hadoop
8 81 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 75 (2.09%) Big Data
10 65 (1.81%) NoSQL
11 62 (1.73%) SQL Server 2014
12 57 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
13 56 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
14 52 (1.45%) Oracle Database
15 35 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 33 (0.92%) KDB
16 33 (0.92%) OLAP
17 32 (0.89%) Apache Hive
18 29 (0.81%) Redis
19 27 (0.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 232 (6.47%) JIRA
2 162 (4.52%) Maven
2 162 (4.52%) TeamCity
3 120 (3.35%) Subversion
4 118 (3.29%) JUnit
5 75 (2.09%) Git (software)
6 74 (2.06%) Jenkins
7 55 (1.53%) Sonatype Nexus
8 44 (1.23%) MSTest
9 41 (1.14%) Selenium
10 40 (1.12%) HP UFT
10 40 (1.12%) Hudson
11 39 (1.09%) Ant
12 37 (1.03%) jMock
13 32 (0.89%) Visual Studio
14 29 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 29 (0.81%) EasyMock
14 29 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
15 28 (0.78%) Mockito
16 27 (0.75%) Grunt
General
1 3586 (100.00%) Banking
2 2987 (83.30%) Finance
3 1472 (41.05%) Retail
4 1427 (39.79%) Retail Banking
5 734 (20.47%) Front Office
6 149 (4.16%) Financial Institution
7 129 (3.60%) Legal
8 93 (2.59%) Back Office
9 54 (1.51%) Corporate Banking
10 49 (1.37%) Marketing
11 34 (0.95%) Private Banking
12 29 (0.81%) Advertising
12 29 (0.81%) Publishing
13 22 (0.61%) Telecoms
14 17 (0.47%) Electronics
15 11 (0.31%) Law
16 7 (0.20%) International Banking
17 5 (0.14%) Manufacturing
17 5 (0.14%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.14%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 1470 (40.99%) Developer
2 670 (18.68%) Analyst
3 564 (15.73%) Java Developer
4 430 (11.99%) C# Developer
5 389 (10.85%) Business Analyst
6 252 (7.03%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
7 237 (6.61%) Senior Developer
8 187 (5.21%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 175 (4.88%) Banking Analyst
10 152 (4.24%) .NET Developer
11 140 (3.90%) SQL Developer
12 133 (3.71%) Project Manager
13 132 (3.68%) Software Engineer
14 113 (3.15%) C# .NET Developer
15 112 (3.12%) C++ Developer
15 112 (3.12%) Senior Java Developer
16 102 (2.84%) Support Analyst
17 96 (2.68%) IT Analyst
18 92 (2.57%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
19 91 (2.54%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 561 (15.64%) .NET
2 214 (5.97%) WPF
3 203 (5.66%) XML
4 198 (5.52%) ASP.NET
5 197 (5.49%) HTML
6 188 (5.24%) Spring
7 183 (5.10%) FIX Protocol
8 175 (4.88%) WCF
9 172 (4.80%) .NET Framework
10 156 (4.35%) AngularJS
11 145 (4.04%) Middleware
12 114 (3.18%) ASP.NET MVC
13 111 (3.10%) HTML5
14 104 (2.90%) Hibernate
15 100 (2.79%) REST
16 92 (2.57%) Web Services
17 89 (2.48%) XSLT
18 76 (2.12%) CSS
18 76 (2.12%) SOAP
19 73 (2.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 660 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
2 532 (14.84%) Derivative
3 531 (14.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 470 (13.11%) Fixed Income
5 467 (13.02%) Equities
6 223 (6.22%) Computer Science
7 214 (5.97%) Fintech
8 186 (5.19%) User Experience
9 152 (4.24%) Equity Derivative
10 150 (4.18%) Enterprise Software
11 128 (3.57%) Management Information System
12 125 (3.49%) Hedge funds
13 103 (2.87%) Credit Risk
14 102 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
15 90 (2.51%) Algorithms
16 83 (2.31%) OTC Derivatives
17 78 (2.18%) Virtual Team
18 64 (1.78%) Reference Data
19 63 (1.76%) Data Structures
19 63 (1.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 573 (15.98%) Unix
2 371 (10.35%) Linux
3 348 (9.70%) Windows
4 74 (2.06%) Solaris
5 70 (1.95%) Windows Server
6 49 (1.37%) Windows 7
7 41 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 27 (0.75%) Android
8 27 (0.75%) Apple iOS
9 26 (0.73%) Mac OS X
10 12 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.22%) AIX
13 7 (0.20%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.11%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.028%) MVS
15 1 (0.028%) VMS
15 1 (0.028%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.028%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1545 (43.08%) Asset Management
2 1538 (42.89%) Wealth Management
3 1247 (34.77%) Agile Software Development
4 548 (15.28%) Analytics
5 537 (14.97%) SDLC
6 513 (14.31%) Multithreading
7 444 (12.38%) Risk Management
8 408 (11.38%) Project Management
9 351 (9.79%) Scrum
10 344 (9.59%) OO
11 330 (9.20%) TDD
12 318 (8.87%) Business Analysis
13 293 (8.17%) Test Automation
14 286 (7.98%) Low Latency
15 235 (6.55%) Unit Testing
16 220 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
17 217 (6.05%) Multithreaded Programming
18 211 (5.88%) MVC
19 196 (5.47%) DevOps
20 194 (5.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1146 (31.96%) Java
2 836 (23.31%) SQL
3 762 (21.25%) C#
4 394 (10.99%) Python
5 339 (9.45%) C++
6 320 (8.92%) JavaScript
7 134 (3.74%) R
8 111 (3.10%) Perl
9 110 (3.07%) Shell Script
10 103 (2.87%) PL/SQL
11 87 (2.43%) C
12 75 (2.09%) T-SQL
13 71 (1.98%) VBA
14 65 (1.81%) Bash Shell
15 62 (1.73%) TypeScript
16 56 (1.56%) PowerShell
16 56 (1.56%) Scala
17 34 (0.95%) ES6
18 29 (0.81%) MATLAB
18 29 (0.81%) XAML
Qualifications
1 599 (16.70%) Degree
2 96 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (0.98%) Master's Degree
4 34 (0.95%) PhD
5 30 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (0.84%) PMI Certification
6 27 (0.75%) MCSE
7 25 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (0.64%) CCA
8 23 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
9 20 (0.56%) CISSP
10 16 (0.45%) CCNP
11 15 (0.42%) CCNA
11 15 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (0.36%) ISEB
12 13 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (0.28%) CCIE
13 10 (0.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 10 (0.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 9 (0.25%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 326 (9.09%) QA
2 120 (3.35%) MiFID
3 56 (1.56%) Data Quality
4 55 (1.53%) PMO
5 40 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
6 31 (0.86%) EMIR
6 31 (0.86%) ISO 20022
7 22 (0.61%) Basel III
8 19 (0.53%) SLA
9 11 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 7 (0.20%) ISO 15022
11 6 (0.17%) CRD IV
12 4 (0.11%) GDPR
12 4 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 3 (0.084%) COBIT
13 3 (0.084%) IFRS
13 3 (0.084%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.056%) AIFMD
14 2 (0.056%) FATCA
14 2 (0.056%) SEPA
System Software
1 87 (2.43%) Active Directory
2 44 (1.23%) Docker
3 29 (0.81%) XenApp
4 26 (0.73%) XenDesktop
5 17 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (0.42%) Postfix
7 12 (0.33%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.22%) KVM
8 8 (0.22%) NFS
9 7 (0.20%) HDFS
9 7 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (0.20%) SRDF
9 7 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 7 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (0.20%) Xen
10 4 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.084%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.084%) vSphere
12 2 (0.056%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.056%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (0.92%) Puppet
1 33 (0.92%) SCCM
2 23 (0.64%) AirWatch
2 23 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (0.59%) Ansible
3 21 (0.59%) Control-M
4 18 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
5 10 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.22%) SCOM
7 5 (0.14%) Salt
8 4 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.11%) Graphite
8 4 (0.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.084%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.084%) CA Wily
9 3 (0.084%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 3 (0.084%) Nagios
9 3 (0.084%) Oozie
10 2 (0.056%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.056%) Netcool
Vendors
1 419 (11.68%) Oracle
2 309 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 178 (4.96%) Murex
4 123 (3.43%) Sybase
5 81 (2.26%) TIBCO
6 66 (1.84%) ION Trading
7 58 (1.62%) Citrix
8 56 (1.56%) VMware
9 50 (1.39%) Informatica
10 47 (1.31%) IBM
10 47 (1.31%) Red Hat
11 45 (1.25%) Sun
12 44 (1.23%) Tableau
13 42 (1.17%) Bloomberg
13 42 (1.17%) Cisco
13 42 (1.17%) ServiceNow
14 41 (1.14%) SAP
15 39 (1.09%) Calypso
16 37 (1.03%) Perforce
17 34 (0.95%) Splunk
London
Morgan Mckinley
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £33000.00 per annum + Bens and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Cititec
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £32000.00 per annum + Bens and Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum x3 Bonus (c£100,000 Package)
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £115000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE + Company Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cititec
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified £ Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago