Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Investment Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Management over the 6 months to 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Investment Management
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 265 442 378
Rank change year-on-year +177 -64 +64
Permanent jobs citing Investment Management 2,189 1,259 1,728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.26% 0.71% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.78% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,015 1,022 1,519
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% - -
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +22.22% -25.00%

Investment Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 157,849 161,235 182,922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.67% 90.75% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 126,086 129,822 152,126
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,056 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% +3.28% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

Investment Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Investment Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Investment Management in the UK

Investment Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Investment Management.

Salary trend for Investment Management in the UK

Investment Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Management over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Investment Management in the UK

Investment Management
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Management within the UK over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. 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 +175 2,153 £67,500 +3.85% 166
London +111 2,069 £67,500 +3.85% 156
UK excluding London +15 116 £55,000 - 13
South East +11 45 £70,000 +7.69% 6
Scotland -55 31 £55,000 +4.76% 1
North of England +19 30 £50,250 +5.79% 1
North West +38 28 £50,250 +25.63% 1
South West +8 6 £45,000 +9.76% 3
Wales - 2 £73,750 -
North East - 2 £52,500 -
East of England +5 1 £35,000 -61.11%
Northern Ireland - 1 £65,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT jobs citing Investment Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Investment Management.

1 1,693 (77.34%) Finance
2 1,226 (56.01%) Banking
3 1,072 (48.97%) Investment Banking
4 1,012 (46.23%) Problem-Solving
5 970 (44.31%) Financial Institution
6 921 (42.07%) Low Latency
7 906 (41.39%) Risk Management
8 902 (41.21%) Cyberthreat
9 899 (41.07%) Big Data
9 899 (41.07%) Strategic Thinking
10 895 (40.89%) Innovative Thinking
11 847 (38.69%) Java
12 828 (37.83%) SQL
13 697 (31.84%) Analytical Skills
14 605 (27.64%) Degree
15 564 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
16 511 (23.34%) Asset Management
17 431 (19.69%) JavaScript
18 425 (19.42%) Front Office
19 407 (18.59%) Python
20 380 (17.36%) OO
20 380 (17.36%) Fixed Income
21 376 (17.18%) SDLC
22 370 (16.90%) C#
23 365 (16.67%) Computer Science
24 339 (15.49%) AngularJS
25 299 (13.66%) SQL Server
26 287 (13.11%) C++
27 275 (12.56%) Derivative
27 275 (12.56%) Analytics

Investment Management
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 84 (3.84%) Apache Spark
2 63 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
3 48 (2.19%) Tomcat
4 43 (1.96%) Apache
5 34 (1.55%) Confluence
6 31 (1.42%) SharePoint
7 23 (1.05%) IIS
8 19 (0.87%) MS Exchange
9 14 (0.64%) CMS
9 14 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
11 12 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 10 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
13 9 (0.41%) GemFire
14 8 (0.37%) EPiServer
14 8 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (0.37%) MQSeries
15 7 (0.32%) Ethereum
15 7 (0.32%) JBoss
15 7 (0.32%) Jetty
Applications
1 101 (4.61%) Microsoft Office
2 95 (4.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.18%) EViews
7 3 (0.14%) SPSS
8 2 (0.091%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 133 (6.08%) thinkFolio
2 132 (6.03%) Markit EDM
3 69 (3.15%) Front Arena
4 32 (1.46%) Eagle PACE
5 23 (1.05%) Bloomberg AIM
6 10 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 8 (0.37%) Sentinel
7 8 (0.37%) SimCorp Dimension
8 7 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
8 7 (0.32%) LatentZero
8 7 (0.32%) R3 Corda
9 6 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
10 5 (0.23%) Actimize
10 5 (0.23%) LongView
11 3 (0.14%) Advent Moxy
12 2 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
12 2 (0.091%) Eagle STAR
12 2 (0.091%) Eikon
12 2 (0.091%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 116 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (1.60%) Office 365
4 22 (1.01%) npm
4 22 (1.01%) SaaS
5 21 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.59%) PaaS
7 11 (0.50%) GitHub
8 7 (0.32%) Amazon Kinesis
8 7 (0.32%) OpenShift
9 6 (0.27%) IaaS
10 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.14%) Force.com
11 3 (0.14%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 2 (0.091%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.091%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.091%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.091%) Slack
13 1 (0.046%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.06%) Firewall
2 43 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 35 (1.60%) WAN
4 33 (1.51%) DNS
5 29 (1.32%) DHCP
6 27 (1.23%) Ethernet
6 27 (1.23%) LAN
7 26 (1.19%) BGP
8 25 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 25 (1.14%) MPLS
8 25 (1.14%) Network Security
9 24 (1.10%) Internet
10 22 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (0.87%) OSPF
11 19 (0.87%) SAN
12 18 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
12 18 (0.82%) NetScaler
12 18 (0.82%) SNMP
13 16 (0.73%) WebEx
14 14 (0.64%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 899 (41.07%) Big Data
2 299 (13.66%) SQL Server
3 260 (11.88%) Relational Database
4 177 (8.09%) MongoDB
5 165 (7.54%) NoSQL
6 146 (6.67%) DB2
7 99 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 86 (3.93%) RDBMS
8 86 (3.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 73 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
10 52 (2.38%) Data Lake
11 50 (2.28%) Hadoop
12 36 (1.64%) MemSQL
13 32 (1.46%) Sybase ASE
14 30 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
15 29 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
16 24 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
17 23 (1.05%) Power BI
18 20 (0.91%) MySQL
18 20 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 75 (3.43%) JUnit
1 75 (3.43%) Maven
2 54 (2.47%) Jenkins
3 52 (2.38%) JIRA
3 52 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
4 44 (2.01%) Visual Studio
5 43 (1.96%) Git (software)
6 39 (1.78%) Subversion
6 39 (1.78%) TeamCity
7 33 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 30 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 29 (1.32%) Cucumber
10 25 (1.14%) Mockito
11 24 (1.10%) FitNesse
12 22 (1.01%) Gradle
13 17 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
14 16 (0.73%) gulp
15 14 (0.64%) Eclipse
15 14 (0.64%) Selenium
16 13 (0.59%) IntelliJ
General
1 1,693 (77.34%) Finance
2 1,226 (56.01%) Banking
3 1,072 (48.97%) Investment Banking
4 970 (44.31%) Financial Institution
5 425 (19.42%) Front Office
6 94 (4.29%) Marketing
7 68 (3.11%) Back Office
8 64 (2.92%) Legal
9 57 (2.60%) Advertising
10 42 (1.92%) Retail
11 25 (1.14%) Multimedia
12 22 (1.01%) Telecoms
13 21 (0.96%) French Language
13 21 (0.96%) German Language
13 21 (0.96%) Italian Language
14 13 (0.59%) Electronics
14 13 (0.59%) Private Banking
15 10 (0.46%) Prime Brokerage
15 10 (0.46%) Publishing
16 6 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 646 (29.51%) Developer
2 372 (16.99%) Analyst
3 163 (7.45%) Java Developer
4 138 (6.30%) Business Analyst
5 108 (4.93%) Consultant
6 106 (4.84%) Platform Engineer
7 98 (4.48%) Applications Support
8 96 (4.39%) Software Engineer
9 82 (3.75%) C# Developer
10 81 (3.70%) Project Manager
11 77 (3.52%) Support Analyst
12 75 (3.43%) Senior Developer
13 65 (2.97%) SQL Developer
14 57 (2.60%) .NET Developer
15 47 (2.15%) Architect
15 47 (2.15%) Senior Analyst
16 45 (2.06%) Data Engineer
17 43 (1.96%) Support Engineer
18 42 (1.92%) Implementation Consultant
19 38 (1.74%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (15.49%) AngularJS
2 250 (11.42%) HTML
3 244 (11.15%) .NET
4 208 (9.50%) RESTful
5 192 (8.77%) React
6 163 (7.45%) HTML5
7 154 (7.04%) Web Services
8 152 (6.94%) Spring
9 130 (5.94%) Kafka
10 108 (4.93%) CSS
11 93 (4.25%) REST
12 73 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
13 60 (2.74%) Node.js
14 55 (2.51%) RabbitMQ
14 55 (2.51%) Vert.x
15 51 (2.33%) Akka
16 50 (2.28%) JAX-RS
17 49 (2.24%) Middleware
18 47 (2.15%) CSS3
18 47 (2.15%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 902 (41.21%) Cyberthreat
2 697 (31.84%) Analytical Skills
3 380 (17.36%) Fixed Income
4 365 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 275 (12.56%) Derivative
6 269 (12.29%) Equities
7 225 (10.28%) Hedge funds
8 182 (8.31%) Self-Motivation
9 161 (7.35%) Algorithms
9 161 (7.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 146 (6.67%) Management Information System
11 139 (6.35%) Data Structures
12 83 (3.79%) Fintech
13 79 (3.61%) Analytical Mindset
14 74 (3.38%) Data Centre
15 71 (3.24%) User Experience
16 47 (2.15%) Virtual Team
17 46 (2.10%) Public Cloud
18 41 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
19 34 (1.55%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 274 (12.52%) Linux
2 257 (11.74%) Unix
3 203 (9.27%) Windows
4 45 (2.06%) Windows Server
5 30 (1.37%) Windows 7
6 24 (1.10%) Windows 10
7 19 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.64%) CentOS
11 7 (0.32%) Android
11 7 (0.32%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.27%) Solaris
13 5 (0.23%) BlackBerry OS
14 4 (0.18%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.091%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.046%) AIX
17 1 (0.046%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,012 (46.23%) Problem-Solving
2 921 (42.07%) Low Latency
3 906 (41.39%) Risk Management
4 899 (41.07%) Strategic Thinking
5 895 (40.89%) Innovative Thinking
6 564 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
7 511 (23.34%) Asset Management
8 380 (17.36%) OO
9 376 (17.18%) SDLC
10 275 (12.56%) Analytics
11 259 (11.83%) TDD
12 231 (10.55%) Project Management
13 210 (9.59%) Software Engineering
14 207 (9.46%) Business Analysis
15 189 (8.63%) Fund Management
16 187 (8.54%) Wealth Management
17 174 (7.95%) Open Source
18 171 (7.81%) DevOps
19 152 (6.94%) Workflow
20 151 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 847 (38.69%) Java
2 828 (37.83%) SQL
3 431 (19.69%) JavaScript
4 407 (18.59%) Python
5 370 (16.90%) C#
6 287 (13.11%) C++
7 179 (8.18%) Perl
8 105 (4.80%) C
9 91 (4.16%) Shell Script
10 90 (4.11%) T-SQL
11 84 (3.84%) Scala
12 72 (3.29%) Bash Shell
13 65 (2.97%) PowerShell
14 54 (2.47%) VBA
15 50 (2.28%) Java 8
15 50 (2.28%) R
16 41 (1.87%) Ruby
17 36 (1.64%) TypeScript
18 22 (1.01%) Korn
19 21 (0.96%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 605 (27.64%) Degree
2 163 (7.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 106 (4.84%) Master's Degree
4 25 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (1.01%) PhD
6 21 (0.96%) CFA
6 21 (0.96%) ISEB
7 19 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (0.87%) PMI Certification
8 18 (0.82%) CCNP
8 18 (0.82%) PMP
9 14 (0.64%) CCNA
9 14 (0.64%) MCSE
10 13 (0.59%) MBA
11 12 (0.55%) CISSP
11 12 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
12 10 (0.46%) CISA
13 8 (0.37%) CIMA
14 7 (0.32%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (4.20%) QA
2 49 (2.24%) MiFID
3 30 (1.37%) PMO
4 21 (0.96%) SLA
5 14 (0.64%) GDPR
6 10 (0.46%) EMIR
7 9 (0.41%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.18%) AIFMD
9 4 (0.18%) COBIT
9 4 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.091%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.091%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.091%) UCITS
11 1 (0.046%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.046%) P3O
11 1 (0.046%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 61 (2.79%) Active Directory
2 34 (1.55%) Docker
3 28 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.96%) Hyper-V
5 20 (0.91%) XenDesktop
6 17 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
7 15 (0.69%) vSphere
8 11 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (0.46%) HDFS
9 10 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.14%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.14%) Firmware
12 3 (0.14%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 2 (0.091%) XenApp
13 2 (0.091%) XenServer
14 1 (0.046%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 39 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
2 38 (1.74%) Puppet
3 35 (1.60%) Ansible
4 32 (1.46%) Control-M
5 28 (1.28%) SCCM
6 20 (0.91%) Terraform
7 19 (0.87%) Kibana
7 19 (0.87%) Kubernetes
8 17 (0.78%) Automic
8 17 (0.78%) Dollar Universe
9 15 (0.69%) WSUS
10 13 (0.59%) Nagios
11 12 (0.55%) CFEngine
11 12 (0.55%) Salt
12 9 (0.41%) Grafana
12 9 (0.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 6 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
13 6 (0.27%) Consul
13 6 (0.27%) Mesos
13 6 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 241 (11.01%) Sybase
2 213 (9.73%) Microsoft
3 159 (7.26%) Oracle
4 144 (6.58%) Charles River
5 77 (3.52%) Bloomberg
5 77 (3.52%) SimCorp
6 69 (3.15%) Calypso
6 69 (3.15%) Citrix
7 58 (2.65%) Cisco
8 52 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
9 51 (2.33%) VMware
10 50 (2.28%) FXall
11 31 (1.42%) Tableau
12 30 (1.37%) Tradeweb
13 26 (1.19%) MarketAxess
14 25 (1.14%) FactSet
15 24 (1.10%) Red Hat
15 24 (1.10%) Reuters
16 22 (1.01%) CheckPoint
17 21 (0.96%) ServiceNow