Period
to 24 August 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 24 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
UK
6 months to
24 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 293 216
Rank change year-on-year +220 -77 -30
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 7188 2239 3434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.09% 1.14% 1.59%
As % of the General category 9.52% 2.64% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1697 1766 2714
UK median annual salary £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% +1.85% +3.85%
10th Percentile £39,560 £40,000 £42,063
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% - -

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 75473 84778 96516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.94% 43.17% 44.57%
Number of salaries quoted 55695 69416 76421
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.15% +2.35% -

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 24 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Investment Banking in the UK

Investment Banking
Top 13 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 24 August 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 +223 7093 £70,000 - 148
London +116 6906 £72,500 +3.57% 132
UK excluding London +38 271 £52,500 -4.55% 26
North of England +71 97 £47,500 -29.63% 4
North West +57 95 £48,750 -27.78% 4
Scotland -43 76 £52,500 -8.70% 10
Midlands +41 39 £58,750 -2.08%
East Midlands +42 28 £70,000 +77.22%
South West +26 27 £52,500 +16.67% 2
South East +52 24 £47,500 +5.56% 7
West Midlands +9 11 £50,000 -16.67%
Northern Ireland - 11 £34,250 - 3
Yorkshire +11 2 £22,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 7188 (100.00%) Banking
2 6494 (90.35%) Finance
3 5154 (71.70%) Wealth Management
4 5100 (70.95%) Asset Management
5 5029 (69.96%) Retail
6 4944 (68.78%) Retail Banking
7 2425 (33.74%) Java
8 2249 (31.29%) Agile Software Development
9 2212 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
10 1717 (23.89%) SDLC
11 1561 (21.72%) Front Office
12 1311 (18.24%) Project Management
13 1309 (18.21%) SQL
14 1189 (16.54%) Derivative
15 1178 (16.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 1138 (15.83%) Degree
17 1124 (15.64%) Unix
18 1075 (14.96%) Oracle
19 939 (13.06%) C#
20 933 (12.98%) Multithreading
21 912 (12.69%) Analytics
22 885 (12.31%) Business Analysis
23 881 (12.26%) Equities
24 833 (11.59%) Risk Management
25 775 (10.78%) Linux
26 759 (10.56%) QA
27 744 (10.35%) Fixed Income
28 716 (9.96%) SQL Server
29 706 (9.82%) Scrum
30 677 (9.42%) .NET

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
1 320 (4.45%) Tomcat
2 218 (3.03%) Apache
3 177 (2.46%) MS Exchange
4 162 (2.25%) Skype for Business
5 159 (2.21%) SharePoint
6 117 (1.63%) JBoss
7 115 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 85 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
9 74 (1.03%) Confluence
10 68 (0.95%) Apache Spark
10 68 (0.95%) SAS
10 68 (0.95%) WebSphere
11 66 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
12 37 (0.51%) DataSynapse
13 35 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
14 32 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
15 29 (0.40%) IIS
16 22 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
17 20 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
18 15 (0.21%) WebLogic
Applications
1 369 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 209 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
3 132 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 66 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 52 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.097%) Campfire
7 5 (0.070%) SPSS
8 4 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.028%) InVision
11 1 (0.014%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.014%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.014%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.014%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.014%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 60 (0.83%) Actimize
2 57 (0.79%) ION MarketView
3 42 (0.58%) Temenos T24
4 29 (0.40%) Markit EDM
5 24 (0.33%) RMDS
6 14 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 11 (0.15%) Endur
8 10 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (0.11%) Global One
9 8 (0.11%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 8 (0.11%) Oracle FAH
10 7 (0.097%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (0.083%) IntelliMatch
11 6 (0.083%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 6 (0.083%) Summit
12 5 (0.070%) Oracle General Ledger
13 4 (0.056%) Dynamics CRM
13 4 (0.056%) thinkFolio
14 2 (0.028%) Oracle 11i
14 2 (0.028%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 175 (2.43%) GitHub
2 99 (1.38%) IaaS
3 85 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (0.35%) PaaS
6 14 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 10 (0.14%) Office 365
8 9 (0.13%) SaaS
9 7 (0.097%) Asana
9 7 (0.097%) OpenShift
9 7 (0.097%) Slack
10 3 (0.042%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.042%) Bluemix
10 3 (0.042%) Google App Engine
10 3 (0.042%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.042%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.028%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.028%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.014%) Boomi
12 1 (0.014%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 157 (2.18%) Skype
2 121 (1.68%) Firewall
3 68 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 48 (0.67%) HTTP
4 48 (0.67%) LDAP
4 48 (0.67%) SSL
5 39 (0.54%) DNS
6 36 (0.50%) Intranet
7 26 (0.36%) WAN
8 25 (0.35%) NetScaler
9 24 (0.33%) VPN
10 18 (0.25%) LAN
10 18 (0.25%) Wireless
11 17 (0.24%) BGP
11 17 (0.24%) Multicast
11 17 (0.24%) OSPF
11 17 (0.24%) SMTP
12 16 (0.22%) EIGRP
12 16 (0.22%) Unified Communications
13 15 (0.21%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 716 (9.96%) SQL Server
2 304 (4.23%) Relational Database
3 278 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
4 209 (2.91%) Big Data
5 198 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 196 (2.73%) Oracle Database
7 180 (2.50%) Hadoop
8 151 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
9 149 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 131 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 114 (1.59%) Neo4j
12 106 (1.47%) NoSQL
13 103 (1.43%) RDBMS
14 89 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
15 87 (1.21%) OLAP
16 86 (1.20%) KDB
17 76 (1.06%) Oracle OLAP
18 73 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
19 67 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
20 59 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 513 (7.14%) JIRA
2 383 (5.33%) TeamCity
3 380 (5.29%) Maven
4 281 (3.91%) Subversion
5 248 (3.45%) JUnit
6 165 (2.30%) Git (software)
7 144 (2.00%) Jenkins
8 111 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
9 98 (1.36%) Visual Studio
10 78 (1.09%) Cucumber
11 63 (0.88%) MSTest
12 61 (0.85%) jMock
13 60 (0.83%) Hudson
14 57 (0.79%) Ant
15 56 (0.78%) Mockito
16 52 (0.72%) EasyMock
17 50 (0.70%) Gradle
18 49 (0.68%) Mercurial
19 44 (0.61%) Selenium
20 40 (0.56%) HP UFT
General
1 7188 (100.00%) Banking
2 6494 (90.35%) Finance
3 5029 (69.96%) Retail
4 4944 (68.78%) Retail Banking
5 1561 (21.72%) Front Office
6 312 (4.34%) Financial Institution
7 307 (4.27%) Legal
8 188 (2.62%) Back Office
9 84 (1.17%) Marketing
10 66 (0.92%) Publishing
11 49 (0.68%) German Language
12 40 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
13 34 (0.47%) Law
14 28 (0.39%) Private Banking
15 23 (0.32%) Advertising
16 19 (0.26%) Telecoms
17 11 (0.15%) Electronics
18 10 (0.14%) Multimedia
19 9 (0.13%) Prime Brokerage
20 6 (0.083%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 2139 (29.76%) Developer
2 1302 (18.11%) Analyst
3 977 (13.59%) Java Developer
4 944 (13.13%) Business Analyst
5 532 (7.40%) Senior Developer
6 435 (6.05%) Software Engineer
7 356 (4.95%) C# Developer
8 275 (3.83%) Senior Java Developer
9 255 (3.55%) Project Manager
10 251 (3.49%) IT Analyst
11 230 (3.20%) Architect
12 219 (3.05%) Technical Leader
13 216 (3.01%) Senior Analyst
14 193 (2.69%) Senior Business Analyst
15 185 (2.57%) Banking Analyst
16 179 (2.49%) Business IT Analyst
16 179 (2.49%) IT Business Analyst
17 176 (2.45%) IT Engineer
18 171 (2.38%) Support Analyst
19 165 (2.30%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 677 (9.42%) .NET
2 373 (5.19%) Spring
3 294 (4.09%) REST
4 284 (3.95%) XML
5 272 (3.78%) FIX Protocol
6 265 (3.69%) Web Services
7 264 (3.67%) AngularJS
8 211 (2.94%) ASP.NET
9 209 (2.91%) HTML
10 202 (2.81%) Middleware
11 200 (2.78%) .NET Framework
12 186 (2.59%) WPF
13 175 (2.43%) RESTful
14 159 (2.21%) J2EE
15 156 (2.17%) Hibernate
16 146 (2.03%) WCF
17 136 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
18 131 (1.82%) HTML5
19 124 (1.73%) SOAP
20 101 (1.41%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2212 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1189 (16.54%) Derivative
3 1178 (16.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 881 (12.26%) Equities
5 744 (10.35%) Fixed Income
6 513 (7.14%) Computer Science
7 450 (6.26%) User Experience
8 428 (5.95%) Management Information System
9 403 (5.61%) Equity Derivative
10 378 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
11 337 (4.69%) Reference Data
12 313 (4.35%) Credit Risk
13 200 (2.78%) Algorithms
14 172 (2.39%) Data Structures
15 162 (2.25%) Blackberry
16 148 (2.06%) OTC Derivatives
17 143 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
18 125 (1.74%) Market Risk
19 121 (1.68%) Fintech
20 120 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1124 (15.64%) Unix
2 775 (10.78%) Linux
3 641 (8.92%) Windows
4 152 (2.11%) Solaris
5 120 (1.67%) Windows Server
6 116 (1.61%) Windows 7
7 108 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 105 (1.46%) Android
8 105 (1.46%) Apple iOS
9 99 (1.38%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.14%) AIX
10 10 (0.14%) Windows 10
10 10 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.11%) Windows NT
12 7 (0.097%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.070%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.042%) OS/390
15 2 (0.028%) CentOS
15 2 (0.028%) HPUX
15 2 (0.028%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5154 (71.70%) Wealth Management
2 5100 (70.95%) Asset Management
3 2249 (31.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1717 (23.89%) SDLC
5 1311 (18.24%) Project Management
6 933 (12.98%) Multithreading
7 912 (12.69%) Analytics
8 885 (12.31%) Business Analysis
9 833 (11.59%) Risk Management
10 706 (9.82%) Scrum
11 674 (9.38%) Low Latency
12 657 (9.14%) OO
13 602 (8.38%) Test Automation
14 594 (8.26%) Software Engineering
15 523 (7.28%) Continuous Integration
16 499 (6.94%) TDD
17 480 (6.68%) BDD
18 430 (5.98%) OOD
19 391 (5.44%) ITIL
20 349 (4.86%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2425 (33.74%) Java
2 1309 (18.21%) SQL
3 939 (13.06%) C#
4 557 (7.75%) Python
5 468 (6.51%) C++
6 449 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 306 (4.26%) R
8 305 (4.24%) Shell Script
9 279 (3.88%) PL/SQL
10 273 (3.80%) Perl
11 145 (2.02%) PowerShell
12 116 (1.61%) C
13 100 (1.39%) Scala
14 93 (1.29%) Bash Shell
15 68 (0.95%) MATLAB
16 66 (0.92%) T-SQL
17 54 (0.75%) VBA
18 51 (0.71%) VBScript
19 50 (0.70%) Groovy
20 46 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 1138 (15.83%) Degree
2 309 (4.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 111 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 107 (1.49%) MCSE
5 106 (1.47%) Master's Degree
6 93 (1.29%) CCA
6 93 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
7 62 (0.86%) CISSP
8 47 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
9 44 (0.61%) CISM
10 42 (0.58%) PMI Certification
11 37 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
12 36 (0.50%) CBAP
13 32 (0.45%) PhD
14 31 (0.43%) CCNP
15 29 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 27 (0.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 26 (0.36%) CCIE
18 25 (0.35%) PMP
19 21 (0.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 759 (10.56%) QA
2 162 (2.25%) PMO
3 153 (2.13%) MiFID
4 103 (1.43%) Basel III
5 72 (1.00%) Dodd-Frank
6 61 (0.85%) Data Quality
7 60 (0.83%) EMIR
8 44 (0.61%) ISO 20022
9 22 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 15 (0.21%) SLA
11 9 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 7 (0.097%) ISO 15022
13 6 (0.083%) CRD IV
14 5 (0.070%) COBIT
14 5 (0.070%) PCI DSS
15 4 (0.056%) GDPR
15 4 (0.056%) IFRS
15 4 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 2 (0.028%) IFRS 9
16 2 (0.028%) SEPA
System Software
1 193 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 96 (1.34%) XenApp
3 95 (1.32%) XenDesktop
4 42 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
5 31 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (0.33%) Docker
7 17 (0.24%) Postfix
8 13 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.097%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (0.083%) HDFS
10 6 (0.083%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.070%) Hyper-V
11 5 (0.070%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.056%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.042%) vSphere
14 2 (0.028%) KVM
14 2 (0.028%) Time Sharing Option
15 1 (0.014%) NFS
15 1 (0.014%) ProxySG
15 1 (0.014%) Xen
Systems Management
1 105 (1.46%) SCCM
2 96 (1.34%) AirWatch
3 36 (0.50%) Puppet
4 34 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 34 (0.47%) PowerBroker
5 23 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (0.29%) Ansible
7 20 (0.28%) Control-M
8 10 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
9 9 (0.13%) Nagios
10 7 (0.097%) Perfmon
11 6 (0.083%) Cisco CUCM
11 6 (0.083%) Salt
11 6 (0.083%) SCOM
12 5 (0.070%) Graphite
12 5 (0.070%) Kubernetes
13 4 (0.056%) CA Wily
13 4 (0.056%) Microsoft Intune
13 4 (0.056%) Network Intrusion Detection System
14 3 (0.042%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1075 (14.96%) Oracle
2 577 (8.03%) Microsoft
3 421 (5.86%) Murex
4 271 (3.77%) Sybase
5 186 (2.59%) ION Trading
6 148 (2.06%) Citrix
7 141 (1.96%) VMware
8 137 (1.91%) Tableau
9 116 (1.61%) Red Hat
10 115 (1.60%) ServiceNow
11 112 (1.56%) TIBCO
12 99 (1.38%) Apple
13 96 (1.34%) AppSense
13 96 (1.34%) McAfee
14 81 (1.13%) Splunk
15 78 (1.09%) Bloomberg
16 74 (1.03%) SAP
17 73 (1.02%) Cisco
18 68 (0.95%) IBM
19 67 (0.93%) Sun