Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Investment Management
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 438 416 414
Rank change year-on-year -22 -2 +36
Permanent jobs citing Investment Management 1213 1396 1618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.74% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.82% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 984 1220 1342
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £37,875 £40,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £88,375 £95,125 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £52,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year +2.38% -2.33% -2.27%

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 160900 169699 194446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.37% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 126975 141046 160155
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Investment Management in the UK

Investment Management
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 Management within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 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 -27 1192 £62,500 -3.85% 66
London -26 1122 £65,000 - 64
UK excluding London +14 91 £53,750 +2.38% 4
South East +8 29 £62,500 +19.05%
Scotland -33 21 £55,000 -21.43% 2
North of England +8 20 £46,000 +27.78% 1
North West -17 18 £47,000 +25.33% 1
Midlands +38 14 £34,750 +15.83% 1
South West -12 5 £52,500 +5.00%
West Midlands +16 2 £42,000 +40.00%
North East +9 2 £37,500 +25.00%
East of England +7 2 £46,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £27,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Investment Management 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 Management.

1 729 (60.10%) Finance
2 442 (36.44%) Asset Management
3 385 (31.74%) SQL
4 331 (27.29%) Agile Software Development
5 267 (22.01%) Banking
6 238 (19.62%) Front Office
7 222 (18.30%) Windows
8 219 (18.05%) Degree
9 206 (16.98%) .NET
10 197 (16.24%) Microsoft
11 189 (15.58%) C#
12 181 (14.92%) Fund Management
13 177 (14.59%) Wealth Management
14 176 (14.51%) SQL Server
15 174 (14.34%) Business Analysis
16 150 (12.37%) Project Management
17 137 (11.29%) Charles River
18 135 (11.13%) Java
19 130 (10.72%) Oracle
20 124 (10.22%) Fixed Income
21 121 (9.98%) Hedge funds
22 119 (9.81%) JavaScript
23 111 (9.15%) CRM
24 110 (9.07%) Stakeholder Management
25 107 (8.82%) Relational Database
26 101 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
27 100 (8.24%) Data Management
28 98 (8.08%) Active Directory
28 98 (8.08%) AngularJS
29 96 (7.91%) PowerShell

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 42 (3.46%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.56%) Confluence
3 25 (2.06%) IIS
4 24 (1.98%) MS Exchange
5 20 (1.65%) SAS
6 18 (1.48%) JBoss
7 17 (1.40%) WebLogic
8 15 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 14 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (0.91%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 7 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.49%) CMS
14 5 (0.41%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.33%) Skype for Business
16 3 (0.25%) Apache
17 2 (0.16%) Magnolia
17 2 (0.16%) WordPress
18 1 (0.082%) EPiServer
18 1 (0.082%) WebSphere
Applications
1 101 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 74 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (2.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 26 (2.14%) Photoshop
4 20 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (1.07%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.082%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 82 (6.76%) thinkFolio
2 62 (5.11%) Markit EDM
3 60 (4.95%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (1.24%) Eagle PACE
5 11 (0.91%) LatentZero
6 10 (0.82%) Bloomberg AIM
6 10 (0.82%) FLEXCUBE
7 6 (0.49%) SimCorp Dimension
8 5 (0.41%) Advent Geneva
8 5 (0.41%) HiPortfolio
8 5 (0.41%) Minerva
8 5 (0.41%) MultiFonds
8 5 (0.41%) PORTIA
8 5 (0.41%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.41%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
8 5 (0.41%) Sentinel
9 3 (0.25%) Sonata
10 2 (0.16%) LongView
10 2 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 77 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (2.64%) Office 365
4 11 (0.91%) Adobe Analytics
4 11 (0.91%) OpenShift
5 9 (0.74%) IaaS
6 8 (0.66%) Force.com
6 8 (0.66%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 7 (0.58%) Dropbox
7 7 (0.58%) OneDrive
8 6 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.49%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (0.49%) PaaS
8 6 (0.49%) Serverless
9 5 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.41%) SaaS
10 4 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.90%) Firewall
2 20 (1.65%) DNS
3 19 (1.57%) TCP/IP
4 17 (1.40%) SAN
5 15 (1.24%) Internet
6 13 (1.07%) DHCP
6 13 (1.07%) NAS
7 12 (0.99%) VSAN
8 11 (0.91%) HTTP
9 9 (0.74%) FTP
9 9 (0.74%) VoIP
9 9 (0.74%) WAN
10 8 (0.66%) Intranet
11 7 (0.58%) BGP
11 7 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (0.58%) Network Security
11 7 (0.58%) OSPF
12 6 (0.49%) LAN
12 6 (0.49%) NetScaler
12 6 (0.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (14.51%) SQL Server
2 107 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 82 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 67 (5.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 57 (4.70%) Crystal Reports
6 53 (4.37%) BusinessObjects
7 28 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
8 25 (2.06%) Oracle Database
9 24 (1.98%) RDBMS
10 21 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
11 20 (1.65%) MongoDB
12 19 (1.57%) NoSQL
13 16 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (1.15%) DB2
15 14 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
16 13 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 11 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
17 11 (0.91%) QlikView
17 11 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 45 (3.71%) Jenkins
2 44 (3.63%) JIRA
3 40 (3.30%) Git (software)
4 32 (2.64%) Subversion
5 26 (2.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 25 (2.06%) Visual Studio
7 24 (1.98%) JUnit
8 23 (1.90%) IntelliJ
9 22 (1.81%) Jasmine
9 22 (1.81%) Maven
10 17 (1.40%) Bitbucket
10 17 (1.40%) Selenium
10 17 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (1.32%) Eclipse
12 15 (1.24%) HP UFT
13 14 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
14 13 (1.07%) Gradle
15 12 (0.99%) Karma Test Runner
15 12 (0.99%) Mocha
15 12 (0.99%) Protractor
General
1 729 (60.10%) Finance
2 267 (22.01%) Banking
3 238 (19.62%) Front Office
4 75 (6.18%) Back Office
5 74 (6.10%) Marketing
6 66 (5.44%) Investment Banking
7 39 (3.22%) Private Banking
8 36 (2.97%) Financial Institution
9 35 (2.89%) Advertising
10 33 (2.72%) Legal
11 30 (2.47%) Corporate Banking
12 13 (1.07%) Retail
13 12 (0.99%) Telecoms
14 8 (0.66%) General Ledger
15 7 (0.58%) Retail Banking
16 6 (0.49%) French Language
17 4 (0.33%) Law
17 4 (0.33%) Publishing
18 2 (0.16%) Automotive
18 2 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 422 (34.79%) Analyst
2 261 (21.52%) Developer
3 204 (16.82%) Business Analyst
4 96 (7.91%) Consultant
5 89 (7.34%) Applications Support
6 84 (6.92%) Support Analyst
7 73 (6.02%) .NET Developer
8 67 (5.52%) Asset Management Analyst
8 67 (5.52%) Project Manager
9 64 (5.28%) Java Developer
10 62 (5.11%) C# Developer
11 58 (4.78%) Asset Management Business Analyst
11 58 (4.78%) Senior Analyst
12 54 (4.45%) SQL Developer
13 53 (4.37%) Junior
14 49 (4.04%) Investment Management Business Analyst
15 46 (3.79%) IT Manager
15 46 (3.79%) Senior Developer
16 45 (3.71%) C# .NET Developer
16 45 (3.71%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (16.98%) .NET
2 98 (8.08%) AngularJS
3 89 (7.34%) ASP.NET
4 78 (6.43%) HTML
5 66 (5.44%) HTML5
5 66 (5.44%) Web Services
6 61 (5.03%) CSS
7 58 (4.78%) REST
8 40 (3.30%) jQuery
9 38 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 35 (2.89%) FIX Protocol
11 34 (2.80%) EJB
12 33 (2.72%) CSS3
12 33 (2.72%) XML
13 32 (2.64%) SOAP
14 31 (2.56%) .NET Framework
14 31 (2.56%) Hibernate
15 27 (2.23%) Spring
16 26 (2.14%) JMS
16 26 (2.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 124 (10.22%) Fixed Income
2 121 (9.98%) Hedge funds
3 81 (6.68%) Management Information System
4 73 (6.02%) User Experience
5 68 (5.61%) Equities
6 65 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
7 55 (4.53%) Computer Science
8 48 (3.96%) Fintech
9 45 (3.71%) Derivative
10 32 (2.64%) Data Centre
11 28 (2.31%) iPhone
12 26 (2.14%) Online Banking
13 22 (1.81%) Greenfield Project
14 21 (1.73%) Client/Server
14 21 (1.73%) iPad
15 15 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 14 (1.15%) OTC Derivatives
17 12 (0.99%) Reference Data
17 12 (0.99%) RIA
18 11 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 222 (18.30%) Windows
2 87 (7.17%) Linux
3 65 (5.36%) Unix
4 56 (4.62%) Windows Server
5 20 (1.65%) Apple iOS
5 20 (1.65%) Windows 7
6 18 (1.48%) Windows 10
6 18 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.33%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.33%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.25%) CentOS
9 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.16%) Android
10 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.082%) AIX
11 1 (0.082%) Solaris
11 1 (0.082%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (36.44%) Asset Management
2 331 (27.29%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (14.92%) Fund Management
4 177 (14.59%) Wealth Management
5 174 (14.34%) Business Analysis
6 150 (12.37%) Project Management
7 111 (9.15%) CRM
8 110 (9.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 100 (8.24%) Data Management
10 84 (6.92%) Scrum
11 76 (6.27%) MVC
12 69 (5.69%) Risk Management
13 67 (5.52%) SDLC
14 62 (5.11%) Portfolio Management
15 60 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
16 59 (4.86%) Waterfall
17 56 (4.62%) Change Management
17 56 (4.62%) DevOps
17 56 (4.62%) Test Automation
18 55 (4.53%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 385 (31.74%) SQL
2 189 (15.58%) C#
3 135 (11.13%) Java
4 119 (9.81%) JavaScript
5 96 (7.91%) PowerShell
6 72 (5.94%) T-SQL
7 67 (5.52%) Python
8 52 (4.29%) VBA
9 50 (4.12%) VB
10 30 (2.47%) C
11 28 (2.31%) PL/SQL
11 28 (2.31%) VB.NET
12 24 (1.98%) Shell Script
13 15 (1.24%) C++
14 13 (1.07%) Bash Shell
15 12 (0.99%) Perl
16 11 (0.91%) Groovy
17 10 (0.82%) PHP
17 10 (0.82%) Ruby
17 10 (0.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 219 (18.05%) Degree
2 25 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.65%) CFA
4 19 (1.57%) CISA
5 18 (1.48%) PMP
6 17 (1.40%) Master's Degree
7 14 (1.15%) CISSP
7 14 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (1.07%) CIMA
9 11 (0.91%) PMI Certification
10 10 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.74%) CISM
11 9 (0.74%) ISEB
12 8 (0.66%) MCSE
13 6 (0.49%) CCNA
13 6 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (0.41%) MBA
14 5 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.87%) QA
2 45 (3.71%) MiFID
3 27 (2.23%) GDPR
4 20 (1.65%) PMO
5 18 (1.48%) SLA
6 17 (1.40%) EMIR
7 12 (0.99%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.66%) AIFMD
8 8 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.58%) Solvency II
9 7 (0.58%) UCITS
10 6 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
10 6 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 3 (0.25%) FATCA
12 2 (0.16%) COBIT
12 2 (0.16%) COSO
12 2 (0.16%) FINRA
12 2 (0.16%) ISO 20022
12 2 (0.16%) WAI
13 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 98 (8.08%) Active Directory
2 34 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (2.47%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.57%) Docker
4 19 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (1.24%) XenApp
5 15 (1.24%) XenDesktop
6 12 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (0.58%) vSphere
8 3 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.16%) HDFS
9 2 (0.16%) KVM
9 2 (0.16%) NFS
10 1 (0.082%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 29 (2.39%) SCCM
2 26 (2.14%) Control-M
3 18 (1.48%) SCOM
4 16 (1.32%) Ansible
4 16 (1.32%) Puppet
5 12 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.99%) vCenter Server
6 9 (0.74%) Nagios
7 7 (0.58%) Kubernetes
8 6 (0.49%) Consul
8 6 (0.49%) Terraform
9 5 (0.41%) PowerCLI
10 4 (0.33%) Check_MK
10 4 (0.33%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.33%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.33%) vRealize
11 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 197 (16.24%) Microsoft
2 137 (11.29%) Charles River
3 130 (10.72%) Oracle
4 70 (5.77%) Citrix
5 68 (5.61%) Sybase
6 59 (4.86%) VMware
7 52 (4.29%) Bloomberg
8 50 (4.12%) Cisco
9 38 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
10 37 (3.05%) Adobe
11 27 (2.23%) HP
12 19 (1.57%) Reuters
13 18 (1.48%) FactSet
14 17 (1.40%) Red Hat
15 13 (1.07%) Informatica
16 12 (0.99%) Apigee
17 11 (0.91%) DevExpress
17 11 (0.91%) SimCorp
17 11 (0.91%) Tableau
18 10 (0.82%) SAP