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 26 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
UK
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 288 222
Rank change year-on-year +112 -66  
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 1757 1093 1604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.00% 1.11% 1.50%
As % of the General category 4.89% 2.56% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 984 867 1271
Median salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £57,500 £56,250
% change year-on-year -8.69% +2.22%  

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 35894 42652 47498
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.96% 43.39% 44.34%
Number of salaries quoted 28298 34788 37433
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +128 1707 £70,000 +3.70% 136
London +82 1631 £70,000 +3.70% 134
City of London +16 192 £62,500 -1.96% 39
Scotland -33 46 £55,000 -4.34% 4
Glasgow 0 44 £53,750 - 1
North West +4 39 £38,750 -42.59%
Cheshire +8 32 £50,000 -25.92%
Knutsford - 23 £50,000 -
South East +26 13 £47,500 -17.39% 1
Canary Wharf -9 12 £72,500 -7.93%
South West -2 11 £51,250 +13.88%
Surrey +37 9 £47,500 -32.14% 1
Guildford - 8 £46,250 - 1
East Midlands - 7 £55,000 -
West Midlands +21 5 £57,500 -
Birmingham +8 5 £57,500 -
Liverpool -6 5 £45,000 -50.00%
Merseyside -12 5 £45,000 -50.00%
Northamptonshire - 5 £34,000 -
Dorset +7 4 £47,500 -
Somerset - 4 £48,750 -
Northampton - 4 £34,000 -
Poole - 4 £47,500 -
Belfast - 4 £46,250 - 6
County Antrim - 4 £46,250 - 7
Northern Ireland - 4 £46,250 - 7
Bristol -4 3 £52,500 +16.66%
Street - 3 £47,500 -
Bromley - 3 £115,000 - 2
Mitcham - 3 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 2771 (100.00%) Banking
2 2156 (77.81%) Finance
3 967 (34.90%) Agile Software Development
4 911 (32.88%) Java
5 739 (26.67%) SQL
6 732 (26.42%) C#
7 683 (24.65%) Asset Management
8 661 (23.85%) Wealth Management
9 619 (22.34%) Retail
10 594 (21.44%) Front Office
11 584 (21.08%) SQL Server
12 574 (20.71%) Retail Banking
13 550 (19.85%) .NET
14 488 (17.61%) Degree
15 453 (16.35%) Analytics
16 449 (16.20%) Unix
17 418 (15.08%) Multithreading
18 397 (14.33%) Equities
19 370 (13.35%) Derivative
20 367 (13.24%) Fixed Income
21 364 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
22 362 (13.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 353 (12.74%) SDLC
24 329 (11.87%) Python
25 317 (11.44%) Linux
26 314 (11.33%) Risk Management
26 314 (11.33%) TDD
27 313 (11.30%) OO
28 311 (11.22%) JavaScript
29 306 (11.04%) C++

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 74 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 71 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 69 (2.49%) Apache Spark
4 68 (2.45%) Apache
5 52 (1.88%) IIS
6 42 (1.52%) Confluence
7 38 (1.37%) WebSphere
8 35 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
9 28 (1.01%) MS Exchange
10 26 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
11 25 (0.90%) JBoss
11 25 (0.90%) SAS
12 17 (0.61%) Oracle Coherence
13 16 (0.58%) Skype for Business
14 14 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (0.43%) DataSynapse
16 11 (0.40%) Mule
16 11 (0.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 10 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
17 10 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 168 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
3 36 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (1.23%) MS Visio
5 27 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (0.25%) Campfire
7 6 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.22%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.14%) SPSS
9 3 (0.11%) InVision
10 2 (0.072%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (0.79%) Markit EDM
2 20 (0.72%) RMDS
3 14 (0.51%) ION MarketView
4 9 (0.32%) Actimize
4 9 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.22%) IntelliMatch
6 5 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.14%) Endur
7 4 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.11%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.072%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 2 (0.072%) Oracle E-Business Tax
9 2 (0.072%) Oracle FAH
9 2 (0.072%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (0.072%) Summit
10 1 (0.036%) BASE24
10 1 (0.036%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 79 (2.85%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (1.77%) GitHub
4 11 (0.40%) PaaS
5 10 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (0.36%) Office 365
6 9 (0.32%) SaaS
6 9 (0.32%) Slack
7 7 (0.25%) Asana
7 7 (0.25%) IaaS
8 6 (0.22%) Bluemix
8 6 (0.22%) Google App Engine
8 6 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (0.14%) Google Compute Engine
10 3 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.072%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.072%) G Suite
12 1 (0.036%) Amazon Glacier
12 1 (0.036%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.036%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 39 (1.41%) Firewall
2 24 (0.87%) FIX Connectivity
3 23 (0.83%) LAN
3 23 (0.83%) WAN
4 22 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 21 (0.76%) NAS
6 20 (0.72%) DNS
6 20 (0.72%) SAN
7 19 (0.69%) Multicast
8 17 (0.61%) Network Security
9 13 (0.47%) HTTP
9 13 (0.47%) VPN
10 12 (0.43%) iSCSI
11 11 (0.40%) FCoE
11 11 (0.40%) Fibre Channel
11 11 (0.40%) NetScaler
11 11 (0.40%) Skype
12 9 (0.32%) Internet
12 9 (0.32%) Intranet
12 9 (0.32%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 584 (21.08%) SQL Server
2 138 (4.98%) Relational Database
3 97 (3.50%) Hadoop
4 87 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 76 (2.74%) Big Data
5 76 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 74 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 61 (2.20%) NoSQL
8 60 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
9 58 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
10 54 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
11 48 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
12 45 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
13 39 (1.41%) Apache Hive
14 38 (1.37%) Oracle Database
15 33 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 32 (1.15%) MongoDB
17 28 (1.01%) HBase
17 28 (1.01%) Impala
18 25 (0.90%) KDB
Development Applications
1 202 (7.29%) JIRA
2 105 (3.79%) Subversion
3 100 (3.61%) Maven
4 92 (3.32%) TeamCity
5 65 (2.35%) Git (software)
5 65 (2.35%) JUnit
6 63 (2.27%) Jenkins
7 43 (1.55%) Selenium
8 39 (1.41%) MSTest
9 38 (1.37%) HP UFT
10 29 (1.05%) Rhino Mocks
11 27 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 27 (0.97%) NUnit
11 27 (0.97%) Visual Studio
12 26 (0.94%) Hudson
12 26 (0.94%) Moq
13 25 (0.90%) Grunt
13 25 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
14 24 (0.87%) Ant
15 23 (0.83%) SpecFlow
General
1 2771 (100.00%) Banking
2 2156 (77.81%) Finance
3 619 (22.34%) Retail
4 594 (21.44%) Front Office
5 574 (20.71%) Retail Banking
6 130 (4.69%) Financial Institution
7 105 (3.79%) Legal
8 69 (2.49%) Back Office
9 58 (2.09%) Corporate Banking
10 38 (1.37%) Private Banking
11 32 (1.15%) Advertising
12 24 (0.87%) Marketing
13 23 (0.83%) Telecoms
14 18 (0.65%) Electronics
15 15 (0.54%) Publishing
16 10 (0.36%) Law
17 7 (0.25%) International Banking
18 5 (0.18%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.18%) Multimedia
19 4 (0.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 1317 (47.53%) Developer
2 523 (18.87%) Analyst
3 464 (16.74%) Java Developer
4 453 (16.35%) C# Developer
5 278 (10.03%) Business Analyst
6 268 (9.67%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
7 201 (7.25%) Senior Developer
8 184 (6.64%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 169 (6.10%) Banking Analyst
10 157 (5.67%) .NET Developer
11 139 (5.02%) SQL Developer
12 119 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
13 113 (4.08%) Project Manager
14 102 (3.68%) C++ Developer
15 91 (3.28%) Architect
16 85 (3.07%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
17 82 (2.96%) Support Analyst
18 76 (2.74%) Python Developer
18 76 (2.74%) Senior Java Developer
18 76 (2.74%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 550 (19.85%) .NET
2 222 (8.01%) WPF
3 218 (7.87%) HTML
4 209 (7.54%) ASP.NET
5 188 (6.78%) XML
6 182 (6.57%) WCF
7 171 (6.17%) .NET Framework
8 163 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 147 (5.30%) FIX Protocol
10 138 (4.98%) Spring
11 128 (4.62%) Middleware
12 127 (4.58%) HTML5
13 118 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 91 (3.28%) XSLT
15 90 (3.25%) CSS
16 87 (3.14%) REST
17 80 (2.89%) jQuery
18 76 (2.74%) Hibernate
19 62 (2.24%) Ajax
20 61 (2.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 397 (14.33%) Equities
2 370 (13.35%) Derivative
3 367 (13.24%) Fixed Income
4 364 (13.14%) Analytical Skills
5 362 (13.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 211 (7.61%) Fintech
7 196 (7.07%) Computer Science
8 125 (4.51%) Hedge funds
9 97 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
10 94 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
11 93 (3.36%) User Experience
12 82 (2.96%) Management Information System
13 80 (2.89%) Equity Derivative
14 74 (2.67%) Credit Risk
15 73 (2.63%) Algorithms
16 65 (2.35%) OTC Derivatives
17 52 (1.88%) Tandem
18 49 (1.77%) N-Tier
19 47 (1.70%) Market Risk
19 47 (1.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 449 (16.20%) Unix
2 317 (11.44%) Linux
3 263 (9.49%) Windows
4 59 (2.13%) Solaris
5 49 (1.77%) Windows Server
6 27 (0.97%) Windows 7
7 23 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.47%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.40%) Android
10 11 (0.40%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.25%) AIX
12 5 (0.18%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.14%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.036%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.036%) MVS
14 1 (0.036%) OS/390
14 1 (0.036%) SUSE
14 1 (0.036%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 967 (34.90%) Agile Software Development
2 683 (24.65%) Asset Management
3 661 (23.85%) Wealth Management
4 453 (16.35%) Analytics
5 418 (15.08%) Multithreading
6 353 (12.74%) SDLC
7 314 (11.33%) Risk Management
7 314 (11.33%) TDD
8 313 (11.30%) OO
9 256 (9.24%) Scrum
10 237 (8.55%) Test Automation
11 232 (8.37%) Low Latency
12 226 (8.16%) Project Management
13 214 (7.72%) MVC
14 211 (7.61%) Business Analysis
15 200 (7.22%) Unit Testing
16 181 (6.53%) Stakeholder Management
17 174 (6.28%) Multithreaded Programming
18 159 (5.74%) DevOps
19 152 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 911 (32.88%) Java
2 739 (26.67%) SQL
3 732 (26.42%) C#
4 329 (11.87%) Python
5 311 (11.22%) JavaScript
6 306 (11.04%) C++
7 87 (3.14%) T-SQL
8 73 (2.63%) Scala
9 69 (2.49%) C
10 67 (2.42%) Perl
11 64 (2.31%) TypeScript
12 63 (2.27%) R
13 61 (2.20%) PL/SQL
13 61 (2.20%) VBA
14 50 (1.80%) Shell Script
15 39 (1.41%) Bash Shell
16 33 (1.19%) ES6
17 31 (1.12%) PowerShell
18 29 (1.05%) XAML
19 28 (1.01%) F#
Qualifications
1 488 (17.61%) Degree
2 34 (1.23%) PMI Certification
3 33 (1.19%) PhD
4 29 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (0.90%) CISSP
6 23 (0.83%) Master's Degree
7 20 (0.72%) CCNP
8 17 (0.61%) ISEB
9 16 (0.58%) CCNA
10 14 (0.51%) CISA
10 14 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 12 (0.43%) CCIE
12 12 (0.43%) CISM
13 10 (0.36%) CRISC
14 7 (0.25%) Sun Certification
15 6 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (0.22%) PMP
15 6 (0.22%) Postgraduate
16 5 (0.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (6.89%) QA
2 116 (4.19%) MiFID
3 42 (1.52%) Data Quality
4 34 (1.23%) PMO
5 28 (1.01%) EMIR
6 25 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
7 17 (0.61%) SLA
8 15 (0.54%) ISO20022
9 14 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 11 (0.40%) Basel III
11 7 (0.25%) CRD IV
12 6 (0.22%) FATCA
13 5 (0.18%) COBIT
14 4 (0.14%) IFRS
14 4 (0.14%) ISO15022
15 3 (0.11%) ISO27002
15 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 2 (0.072%) GDPR
16 2 (0.072%) PCI DSS
17 1 (0.036%) COSO
System Software
1 55 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 46 (1.66%) Docker
3 19 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.58%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.47%) NFS
6 11 (0.40%) KVM
6 11 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (0.40%) SRDF
6 11 (0.40%) Xen
7 10 (0.36%) XenApp
8 7 (0.25%) HDFS
8 7 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.14%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.11%) NDS
10 3 (0.11%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 3 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (1.34%) Puppet
2 25 (0.90%) Ansible
3 24 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (0.79%) Control-M
5 18 (0.65%) ITRS Geneos
6 13 (0.47%) SCCM
7 11 (0.40%) SCOM
8 10 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.18%) Salt
10 4 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.14%) Graphite
10 4 (0.14%) Nagios
11 3 (0.11%) BladeLogic
11 3 (0.11%) CA Wily
11 3 (0.11%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (0.11%) Oozie
12 2 (0.072%) CSIRT
12 2 (0.072%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.072%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 290 (10.47%) Oracle
2 253 (9.13%) Microsoft
3 92 (3.32%) Murex
4 87 (3.14%) Sybase
5 60 (2.17%) TIBCO
6 54 (1.95%) IBM
7 46 (1.66%) Cisco
8 44 (1.59%) Bloomberg
9 41 (1.48%) ION Trading
10 39 (1.41%) Informatica
11 38 (1.37%) Telerik
12 37 (1.34%) VMware
13 36 (1.30%) SAP
14 35 (1.26%) Calypso
15 34 (1.23%) Citrix
16 32 (1.15%) Sun
17 31 (1.12%) Google
18 30 (1.08%) Red Hat
19 28 (1.01%) Reuters
20 26 (0.94%) Splunk
London
Client Server
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + generous bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £57000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Rullion
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified £ Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £700000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £110,000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Gravitas Recruitment Group
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago