Period
to 17 February 2020

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 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Investment Management
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 272 383 433
Rank change year-on-year +111 +50 +15
Permanent jobs citing Investment Management 1,443 1,217 1,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.17% 0.81% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.88% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,176 981 895
UK median annual salary £90,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% +8.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £143,750 £97,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +3.64% +1.85% +2.86%

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 113,410 137,850 161,545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.94% 92.19% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 89,911 108,751 131,169
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,979 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%

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 17 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Investment Management in the UK

Investment Management
Top 11 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 17 February 2020. 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 +110 1,425 £90,000 +38.46% 105
London +78 1,343 £90,000 +33.33% 94
UK excluding London +74 91 £57,000 +3.64% 15
South East +55 49 £57,000 -18.57% 8
North of England +57 20 £50,000 +17.65% 2
South West +18 12 £40,000 -5.88%
Yorkshire +41 10 £50,000 -13.04% 1
North West +24 10 £53,500 +33.75% 1
Scotland +24 6 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Wales - 3 £53,500 - 2
Channel Islands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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.

1 947 (65.63%) Finance
2 781 (54.12%) Asset Management
3 682 (47.26%) Front Office
4 658 (45.60%) Fixed Income
5 608 (42.13%) Hedge funds
6 598 (41.44%) Derivative
7 549 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
8 537 (37.21%) Equities
9 522 (36.17%) SQL
10 503 (34.86%) Python
11 489 (33.89%) Java
12 487 (33.75%) AWS
13 414 (28.69%) Web Services
14 349 (24.19%) Banking
15 336 (23.28%) JavaScript
16 315 (21.83%) Bloomberg
16 315 (21.83%) Azure
17 309 (21.41%) Analytics
18 304 (21.07%) Mentoring
19 295 (20.44%) C#
20 279 (19.33%) Software Engineering
21 261 (18.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 254 (17.60%) C++
22 254 (17.60%) Performance Attribution
23 250 (17.33%) GCP
24 236 (16.35%) Business Analysis
25 234 (16.22%) Decision-Making
26 219 (15.18%) J2EE
27 211 (14.62%) React
27 211 (14.62%) Portfolio Management

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 26 (1.80%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.25%) Apache
3 17 (1.18%) Tomcat
4 14 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (0.83%) Skype for Business
6 11 (0.76%) Apache Spark
6 11 (0.76%) Confluence
7 8 (0.55%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.28%) CMS
11 3 (0.21%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.21%) JBoss
11 3 (0.21%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.14%) GemFire
12 2 (0.14%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.14%) SAS
12 2 (0.14%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.069%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.069%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 59 (4.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 58 (4.02%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (2.29%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.069%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 143 (9.91%) Markit EDM
2 138 (9.56%) thinkFolio
3 94 (6.51%) FINCAD Analytics
4 79 (5.47%) Eagle PACE
5 78 (5.41%) PolarLake
6 73 (5.06%) Front Arena
7 35 (2.43%) LatentZero
8 7 (0.49%) Salerio
9 4 (0.28%) LongView
10 3 (0.21%) Bloomberg AIM
10 3 (0.21%) Sentinel
11 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
12 1 (0.069%) Advent Geneva
12 1 (0.069%) ION MarketView
12 1 (0.069%) Minerva
12 1 (0.069%) MultiFonds
12 1 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
12 1 (0.069%) Oracle ERP
12 1 (0.069%) RMDS
12 1 (0.069%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 487 (33.75%) AWS
2 315 (21.83%) Azure
3 250 (17.33%) GCP
4 79 (5.47%) Office 365
5 64 (4.44%) OpenShift
6 60 (4.16%) SaaS
7 35 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
8 33 (2.29%) Power Platform
9 30 (2.08%) Amazon ECS
9 30 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
10 22 (1.52%) Amazon S3
11 16 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
11 16 (1.11%) Serverless
12 15 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
13 14 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 13 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 13 (0.90%) Route 53
15 9 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
16 8 (0.55%) AWS Step Functions
17 4 (0.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.80%) Cisco IOS
2 24 (1.66%) Internet
3 17 (1.18%) LAN
3 17 (1.18%) Skype
3 17 (1.18%) WAN
4 13 (0.90%) VoIP
5 12 (0.83%) Firewall
6 11 (0.76%) VPN
7 9 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (0.55%) DHCP
8 8 (0.55%) DNS
8 8 (0.55%) HTTP
9 7 (0.49%) BGP
9 7 (0.49%) FTP
9 7 (0.49%) iSCSI
9 7 (0.49%) OSPF
9 7 (0.49%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 105 (7.28%) PostgreSQL
3 95 (6.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 93 (6.44%) Amazon Athena
5 88 (6.10%) NoSQL
6 47 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 41 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 33 (2.29%) Power BI
9 31 (2.15%) Amazon Redshift
9 31 (2.15%) Oracle Database
10 29 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (1.87%) Big Data
12 22 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
12 22 (1.52%) KDB
12 22 (1.52%) Relational Database
13 20 (1.39%) Couchbase
14 14 (0.97%) Data Mining
15 13 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
16 11 (0.76%) MongoDB
17 9 (0.62%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 68 (4.71%) Git (software)
2 63 (4.37%) Jenkins
3 53 (3.67%) Artifactory
4 37 (2.56%) JIRA
5 28 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (1.80%) Selenium
7 25 (1.73%) RStudio
8 24 (1.66%) Cucumber
9 21 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
9 21 (1.46%) SpecFlow
10 20 (1.39%) NUnit
10 20 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
10 20 (1.39%) Visual Studio
11 12 (0.83%) Maven
12 10 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (0.62%) Bitbucket
14 8 (0.55%) JUnit
14 8 (0.55%) Katalon Studio
14 8 (0.55%) WinDbg
15 7 (0.49%) Eclipse
General
1 947 (65.63%) Finance
2 682 (47.26%) Front Office
3 349 (24.19%) Banking
4 162 (11.23%) Back Office
5 155 (10.74%) Investment Banking
6 98 (6.79%) Marketing
7 52 (3.60%) Legal
8 20 (1.39%) French Language
9 19 (1.32%) German Language
9 19 (1.32%) Italian Language
9 19 (1.32%) Retail
9 19 (1.32%) Spanish Language
10 13 (0.90%) Billing
11 11 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.28%) Advertising
12 4 (0.28%) Games
13 3 (0.21%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.21%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.14%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 318 (22.04%) Developer
2 228 (15.80%) Analyst
3 111 (7.69%) Data Manager
4 96 (6.65%) Java Developer
5 88 (6.10%) Business Analyst
6 78 (5.41%) Front Office Developer
7 76 (5.27%) Support Analyst
8 73 (5.06%) Architect
9 69 (4.78%) Applications Support
10 67 (4.64%) Software Engineer
11 65 (4.50%) Engineering Manager
12 60 (4.16%) Development Manager
13 59 (4.09%) Analytics Manager
14 58 (4.02%) Senior Developer
15 51 (3.53%) Finance Manager
15 51 (3.53%) Project Manager
16 48 (3.33%) Implementation Manager
16 48 (3.33%) Python Developer
17 45 (3.12%) AWS Developer
18 41 (2.84%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 414 (28.69%) Web Services
2 219 (15.18%) J2EE
3 211 (14.62%) React
4 179 (12.40%) AngularJS
5 164 (11.37%) .NET
6 140 (9.70%) Node.js
7 73 (5.06%) Vue.js
8 62 (4.30%) REST
9 56 (3.88%) CSS
9 56 (3.88%) Redux
10 54 (3.74%) HTML
11 52 (3.60%) Spring
12 50 (3.47%) XML
13 37 (2.56%) Spring Boot
14 30 (2.08%) ASP.NET
14 30 (2.08%) RESTful
14 30 (2.08%) SOAP
15 28 (1.94%) .NET Core
16 25 (1.73%) Kafka
17 24 (1.66%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 658 (45.60%) Fixed Income
2 608 (42.13%) Hedge funds
3 598 (41.44%) Derivative
4 537 (37.21%) Equities
5 261 (18.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 141 (9.77%) Greenfield Project
7 136 (9.42%) Equity Derivative
8 127 (8.80%) Reference Data
9 91 (6.31%) Blog
10 89 (6.17%) Exotic Derivative
11 82 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
12 63 (4.37%) Management Information System
13 62 (4.30%) Public Cloud
14 47 (3.26%) Video Conferencing
15 28 (1.94%) Algorithms
16 25 (1.73%) OTC Derivatives
17 17 (1.18%) Data Centre
18 16 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
19 13 (0.90%) SWIFT
20 12 (0.83%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 121 (8.39%) Windows
2 87 (6.03%) Linux
3 53 (3.67%) Windows 10
4 52 (3.60%) Unix
5 31 (2.15%) Windows Server
6 29 (2.01%) Mac OS X
7 22 (1.52%) Windows 7
8 17 (1.18%) Android
9 8 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.42%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.28%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.21%) Solaris
13 3 (0.21%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.069%) VMS
14 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 781 (54.12%) Asset Management
2 549 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
3 309 (21.41%) Analytics
4 304 (21.07%) Mentoring
5 279 (19.33%) Software Engineering
6 254 (17.60%) Performance Attribution
7 236 (16.35%) Business Analysis
8 234 (16.22%) Decision-Making
9 211 (14.62%) Portfolio Management
10 202 (14.00%) Artificial Intelligence
11 200 (13.86%) Data Analytics
12 190 (13.17%) Migration
13 182 (12.61%) Machine Learning
14 181 (12.54%) Open Source
15 159 (11.02%) DevOps
16 152 (10.53%) Project Delivery
17 150 (10.40%) Performance Management
18 146 (10.12%) Microservices
19 125 (8.66%) Change Management
20 124 (8.59%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 522 (36.17%) SQL
2 503 (34.86%) Python
3 489 (33.89%) Java
4 336 (23.28%) JavaScript
5 295 (20.44%) C#
6 254 (17.60%) C++
7 139 (9.63%) R
8 115 (7.97%) Kotlin
9 42 (2.91%) PowerShell
9 42 (2.91%) Ruby
10 37 (2.56%) T-SQL
11 34 (2.36%) Java 8
12 33 (2.29%) PL/SQL
13 29 (2.01%) VBA
14 22 (1.52%) Bash Shell
15 20 (1.39%) Perl
16 17 (1.18%) Bourne shell
16 17 (1.18%) Korn
17 14 (0.97%) TypeScript
18 10 (0.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 126 (8.73%) Degree
2 25 (1.73%) CFA
2 25 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.39%) CIMA
4 19 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (0.55%) CISSP
6 8 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
7 7 (0.49%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.42%) CISA
8 6 (0.42%) CISM
9 5 (0.35%) MCP
9 5 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.28%) MCSE
11 3 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.21%) MCDST
12 2 (0.14%) PhD
12 2 (0.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.37%) Data Quality
2 36 (2.49%) QA
3 15 (1.04%) SLA
4 13 (0.90%) MiFID
5 11 (0.76%) EMIR
6 8 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.49%) PMO
8 6 (0.42%) Solvency II
9 5 (0.35%) COBIT
10 3 (0.21%) UCITS
11 2 (0.14%) Basel III
11 2 (0.14%) GDPR
12 1 (0.069%) IFRS
12 1 (0.069%) ITGC
12 1 (0.069%) NIST
12 1 (0.069%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 148 (10.26%) Docker
2 47 (3.26%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.73%) XenDesktop
4 13 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
5 11 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.62%) XenApp
7 4 (0.28%) HDFS
8 3 (0.21%) Firmware
9 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.069%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.069%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.069%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 86 (5.96%) Kubernetes
2 45 (3.12%) Terraform
3 32 (2.22%) SCCM
4 21 (1.46%) Automic
4 21 (1.46%) Mesos
5 17 (1.18%) Nagios
6 15 (1.04%) Ansible
7 13 (0.90%) AirWatch
8 10 (0.69%) Packer
9 8 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (0.55%) Perfmon
9 8 (0.55%) Thomson Reuters DACS
10 7 (0.49%) Control-M
10 7 (0.49%) WhatsUp Gold
11 6 (0.42%) Puppet
12 5 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.35%) Salt
12 5 (0.35%) XenMobile
13 4 (0.28%) Jamf Pro
13 4 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 315 (21.83%) Bloomberg
2 152 (10.53%) Charles River
3 139 (9.63%) Microsoft
4 122 (8.45%) Google
5 119 (8.25%) Reuters
6 116 (8.04%) SimCorp
7 91 (6.31%) Oracle
8 73 (5.06%) Calypso
9 58 (4.02%) Fidessa
10 51 (3.53%) ION Trading
11 48 (3.33%) Citrix
12 43 (2.98%) Cisco
13 42 (2.91%) Eze Castle Integration
14 36 (2.49%) Eze Software Group
15 34 (2.36%) FIS
15 34 (2.36%) Linedata
16 28 (1.94%) FactSet
16 28 (1.94%) ServiceNow
17 26 (1.80%) Apple
18 24 (1.66%) Avaya