Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 287 221
Rank change year-on-year +219 -66 -23
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 8066 2203 3453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 4.63% 1.15% 1.58%
As % of the General category 10.52% 2.68% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1534 1740 2717
UK median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £106,250 £105,000
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 76657 82229 98477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.04% 43.03% 44.95%
Number of salaries quoted 55649 67086 78373
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +232 7979 £72,500 +3.57% 74
London +111 7727 £75,000 +7.14% 64
UK excluding London +143 328 £52,500 -4.55% 18
North of England +144 152 £47,500 -29.63% 2
North West +110 147 £60,000 -11.11% 1
Scotland -35 66 £52,500 -19.23% 6
Midlands +38 46 £55,000 -
East Midlands +62 34 £70,000 +27.27%
South East +40 30 £50,000 +53.85% 6
South West +8 23 £70,000 +16.67%
West Midlands -9 12 £48,750 -18.75%
Northern Ireland - 12 £34,250 - 2
Yorkshire - 5 £22,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 8066 (100.00%) Banking
2 7414 (91.92%) Finance
3 6191 (76.75%) Wealth Management
4 6078 (75.35%) Asset Management
5 5933 (73.56%) Retail Banking
6 2819 (34.95%) Java
7 2614 (32.41%) Analytical Skills
8 2542 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
9 2036 (25.24%) SDLC
10 1708 (21.18%) Front Office
11 1565 (19.40%) Project Management
12 1408 (17.46%) SQL
13 1339 (16.60%) Oracle
14 1302 (16.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 1300 (16.12%) Unix
16 1275 (15.81%) Degree
17 1250 (15.50%) Derivative
18 1027 (12.73%) Business Analysis
19 978 (12.12%) Multithreading
20 969 (12.01%) Equities
21 955 (11.84%) Risk Management
22 912 (11.31%) C#
23 891 (11.05%) Analytics
24 865 (10.72%) Scrum
25 856 (10.61%) Linux
26 852 (10.56%) QA
27 769 (9.53%) Windows
28 740 (9.17%) Low Latency
29 731 (9.06%) Fixed Income
30 723 (8.96%) OO

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
1 356 (4.41%) Tomcat
2 250 (3.10%) Apache
3 187 (2.32%) MS Exchange
4 179 (2.22%) Skype for Business
5 162 (2.01%) SharePoint
6 124 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 117 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
7 117 (1.45%) JBoss
8 90 (1.12%) Confluence
9 82 (1.02%) WebSphere
10 81 (1.00%) Apache Spark
11 75 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
12 71 (0.88%) SAS
13 47 (0.58%) DataSynapse
14 40 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
15 34 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
16 30 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
17 29 (0.36%) IIS
18 19 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
19 18 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 394 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 231 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
3 153 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 66 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 48 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.062%) Campfire
7 3 (0.037%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.012%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.012%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.012%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.012%) InVision
9 1 (0.012%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 74 (0.92%) ION MarketView
2 71 (0.88%) Actimize
3 49 (0.61%) Temenos T24
4 27 (0.33%) Markit EDM
5 23 (0.29%) RMDS
6 14 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (0.12%) Endur
7 10 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
8 8 (0.099%) Eikon
8 8 (0.099%) Global One
8 8 (0.099%) Oracle E-Business Tax
8 8 (0.099%) Oracle FAH
9 7 (0.087%) Oracle ERP
10 6 (0.074%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 6 (0.074%) Summit
11 5 (0.062%) Oracle General Ledger
12 4 (0.050%) Dynamics CRM
12 4 (0.050%) IntelliMatch
12 4 (0.050%) Oracle TCA
13 3 (0.037%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 189 (2.34%) GitHub
2 113 (1.40%) IaaS
3 76 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (0.42%) PaaS
6 27 (0.33%) Office 365
7 19 (0.24%) npm
8 14 (0.17%) SaaS
8 14 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 11 (0.14%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.062%) Asana
10 5 (0.062%) Slack
10 5 (0.062%) Yarn
11 4 (0.050%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.037%) Bluemix
12 3 (0.037%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.037%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.037%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.025%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.012%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 175 (2.17%) Skype
2 135 (1.67%) Firewall
3 89 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 71 (0.88%) LDAP
5 64 (0.79%) HTTP
6 62 (0.77%) SSL
7 39 (0.48%) DNS
8 34 (0.42%) Intranet
9 28 (0.35%) Unified Communications
9 28 (0.35%) Wireless
10 26 (0.32%) VPN
11 25 (0.31%) WAN
12 24 (0.30%) NetScaler
13 20 (0.25%) BGP
13 20 (0.25%) Multicast
13 20 (0.25%) OSPF
14 18 (0.22%) EIGRP
14 18 (0.22%) SMTP
15 17 (0.21%) LAN
15 17 (0.21%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 669 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 344 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 321 (3.98%) Relational Database
4 253 (3.14%) Big Data
5 241 (2.99%) Oracle Database
6 212 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 198 (2.45%) Hadoop
8 169 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
9 139 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 123 (1.52%) Neo4j
11 121 (1.50%) RDBMS
12 120 (1.49%) KDB
13 113 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 111 (1.38%) NoSQL
15 104 (1.29%) OLAP
16 95 (1.18%) Oracle OLAP
17 93 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
18 73 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
19 62 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
20 56 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 573 (7.10%) JIRA
2 456 (5.65%) Maven
3 434 (5.38%) TeamCity
4 329 (4.08%) Subversion
5 272 (3.37%) JUnit
6 229 (2.84%) Git (software)
7 167 (2.07%) Jenkins
8 120 (1.49%) Sonatype Nexus
9 117 (1.45%) Cucumber
10 112 (1.39%) Visual Studio
11 72 (0.89%) Mockito
12 71 (0.88%) Gradle
13 66 (0.82%) Ant
13 66 (0.82%) MSTest
14 58 (0.72%) Selenium
15 57 (0.71%) EasyMock
16 56 (0.69%) Hudson
17 52 (0.64%) jMock
18 49 (0.61%) Mercurial
19 47 (0.58%) Toad
General
1 8066 (100.00%) Banking
2 7414 (91.92%) Finance
3 5933 (73.56%) Retail Banking
4 1708 (21.18%) Front Office
5 330 (4.09%) Financial Institution
6 319 (3.95%) Legal
7 210 (2.60%) Back Office
8 110 (1.36%) Law
9 95 (1.18%) Retail
10 90 (1.12%) Marketing
11 82 (1.02%) Publishing
12 51 (0.63%) German Language
13 45 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
14 23 (0.29%) Private Banking
15 19 (0.24%) Multimedia
16 16 (0.20%) General Ledger
16 16 (0.20%) Telecoms
17 15 (0.19%) Advertising
18 14 (0.17%) Prime Brokerage
19 7 (0.087%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2224 (27.57%) Developer
2 1484 (18.40%) Analyst
3 1114 (13.81%) Business Analyst
4 1067 (13.23%) Java Developer
5 616 (7.64%) Senior Developer
6 491 (6.09%) Software Engineer
7 329 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
8 327 (4.05%) IT Analyst
9 275 (3.41%) Architect
10 273 (3.38%) Project Manager
11 269 (3.33%) C# Developer
12 258 (3.20%) Technical Leader
13 241 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
14 230 (2.85%) Business IT Analyst
14 230 (2.85%) IT Business Analyst
15 221 (2.74%) IT Engineer
16 219 (2.72%) Senior Business Analyst
17 211 (2.62%) Support Analyst
18 199 (2.47%) IT Manager
19 191 (2.37%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 649 (8.05%) .NET
2 440 (5.45%) Spring
3 341 (4.23%) REST
4 313 (3.88%) Web Services
5 291 (3.61%) FIX Protocol
6 283 (3.51%) AngularJS
7 266 (3.30%) XML
8 239 (2.96%) HTML
9 199 (2.47%) ASP.NET
10 191 (2.37%) J2EE
10 191 (2.37%) RESTful
11 188 (2.33%) .NET Framework
12 186 (2.31%) Hibernate
13 182 (2.26%) Middleware
14 166 (2.06%) HTML5
15 163 (2.02%) WPF
16 145 (1.80%) ASP.NET MVC
17 140 (1.74%) Spring MVC
18 131 (1.62%) SOAP
19 126 (1.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2614 (32.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1302 (16.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1250 (15.50%) Derivative
4 969 (12.01%) Equities
5 731 (9.06%) Fixed Income
6 657 (8.15%) Computer Science
7 509 (6.31%) User Experience
8 482 (5.98%) Management Information System
9 448 (5.55%) Enterprise Software
10 421 (5.22%) Equity Derivative
11 376 (4.66%) Reference Data
12 341 (4.23%) Credit Risk
13 239 (2.96%) Algorithms
14 212 (2.63%) Data Structures
15 172 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
16 168 (2.08%) Blackberry
17 147 (1.82%) Virtual Team
18 142 (1.76%) Market Risk
19 135 (1.67%) OTC Derivatives
20 111 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1300 (16.12%) Unix
2 856 (10.61%) Linux
3 769 (9.53%) Windows
4 170 (2.11%) Windows Server
5 163 (2.02%) Solaris
6 136 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 117 (1.45%) Apple iOS
8 115 (1.43%) Android
9 111 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 110 (1.36%) Mac OS X
11 54 (0.67%) Windows 10
12 40 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 40 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (0.16%) AIX
14 9 (0.11%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.037%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.037%) OS/390
16 2 (0.025%) HPUX
16 2 (0.025%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.012%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6191 (76.75%) Wealth Management
2 6078 (75.35%) Asset Management
3 2542 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2036 (25.24%) SDLC
5 1565 (19.40%) Project Management
6 1027 (12.73%) Business Analysis
7 978 (12.12%) Multithreading
8 955 (11.84%) Risk Management
9 891 (11.05%) Analytics
10 865 (10.72%) Scrum
11 740 (9.17%) Low Latency
12 723 (8.96%) OO
13 685 (8.49%) Software Engineering
14 671 (8.32%) Test Automation
15 591 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
16 571 (7.08%) BDD
17 495 (6.14%) OOD
17 495 (6.14%) TDD
18 459 (5.69%) ITIL
19 444 (5.50%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2819 (34.95%) Java
2 1408 (17.46%) SQL
3 912 (11.31%) C#
4 553 (6.86%) Python
5 504 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 476 (5.90%) C++
7 363 (4.50%) PL/SQL
7 363 (4.50%) Shell Script
8 356 (4.41%) R
9 313 (3.88%) Perl
10 181 (2.24%) PowerShell
11 128 (1.59%) C
12 98 (1.21%) Scala
13 85 (1.05%) MATLAB
14 84 (1.04%) Bash Shell
15 67 (0.83%) Groovy
16 60 (0.74%) T-SQL
17 54 (0.67%) VB
18 53 (0.66%) VBScript
19 43 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1275 (15.81%) Degree
2 398 (4.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 155 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 150 (1.86%) MCSE
5 122 (1.51%) Citrix Certification
6 120 (1.49%) Master's Degree
7 102 (1.26%) CCA
8 81 (1.00%) CISSP
9 74 (0.92%) PMI Certification
10 52 (0.64%) PMP
11 51 (0.63%) CISM
12 49 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
13 45 (0.56%) CBAP
14 44 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
15 39 (0.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
16 37 (0.46%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 31 (0.38%) CCNP
18 24 (0.30%) ISEB
19 23 (0.29%) CCIE
20 20 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 852 (10.56%) QA
2 175 (2.17%) PMO
3 162 (2.01%) MiFID
4 113 (1.40%) Basel III
5 93 (1.15%) Data Quality
6 80 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
7 68 (0.84%) EMIR
8 44 (0.55%) ISO 20022
9 30 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 29 (0.36%) SLA
11 22 (0.27%) IFRS
12 20 (0.25%) IFRS 9
13 12 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 9 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 8 (0.099%) SEPA
16 7 (0.087%) ISO 15022
17 6 (0.074%) CRD IV
17 6 (0.074%) GDPR
18 5 (0.062%) COBIT
18 5 (0.062%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 216 (2.68%) Active Directory
2 140 (1.74%) XenApp
3 135 (1.67%) XenDesktop
4 76 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 51 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
6 47 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 37 (0.46%) Hyper-V
8 35 (0.43%) vSphere
9 31 (0.38%) Docker
9 31 (0.38%) XenServer
10 21 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (0.21%) Postfix
12 9 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (0.074%) HDFS
14 2 (0.025%) KVM
14 2 (0.025%) Time Sharing Option
14 2 (0.025%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.025%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.012%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.012%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 131 (1.62%) SCCM
2 105 (1.30%) AirWatch
3 44 (0.55%) PowerBroker
4 40 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 32 (0.40%) Puppet
6 31 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (0.17%) Ansible
8 13 (0.16%) SCOM
9 12 (0.15%) Nagios
10 11 (0.14%) Control-M
11 8 (0.099%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (0.099%) ITRS Geneos
12 7 (0.087%) CA Wily
12 7 (0.087%) Kubernetes
12 7 (0.087%) Perfmon
13 6 (0.074%) BladeLogic
13 6 (0.074%) EdgeSight
14 5 (0.062%) Microsoft Intune
14 5 (0.062%) SCOrch
15 4 (0.050%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1339 (16.60%) Oracle
2 641 (7.95%) Microsoft
3 465 (5.76%) Murex
4 325 (4.03%) Sybase
5 229 (2.84%) ION Trading
6 198 (2.45%) Citrix
7 189 (2.34%) VMware
8 152 (1.88%) Tableau
9 142 (1.76%) ServiceNow
10 114 (1.41%) Red Hat
11 110 (1.36%) Apple
11 110 (1.36%) McAfee
12 108 (1.34%) AppSense
13 100 (1.24%) TIBCO
14 91 (1.13%) SAP
15 90 (1.12%) Splunk
16 82 (1.02%) Bloomberg
17 79 (0.98%) Cisco
18 76 (0.94%) Informatica
19 74 (0.92%) IBM