Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Investment Management
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 300 270 354
Rank change year-on-year -30 +84 +53
Permanent jobs citing Investment Management 828 1,348 1,327
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.00% 1.18% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.29% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 697 1,141 1,149
10th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £90,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +33.33% +12.50%
75th Percentile £117,500 £130,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £132,500 £152,500 £107,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 76,792 104,892 137,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.47% 92.14% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 59,116 84,257 109,289
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Investment Management
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Investment Management in the UK

Investment Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Investment Management.

Salary trend for Investment Management in the UK

Investment Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Investment Management over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021. 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 -30 801 £90,000 - 70
London -21 758 £90,000 -5.26% 65
Work from Home -84 91 £77,500 -38.00% 11
UK excluding London +80 43 £60,000 +9.09% 7
South East +66 15 £65,000 +5.69%
North of England +35 10 £60,000 +14.83% 1
South West +26 10 £85,000 - 1
North West +32 9 £60,000 +12.15% 1
Midlands - 5 £26,000 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £26,000 - 1
Scotland +5 2 £62,500 +31.58% 2
Wales +31 1 £55,000 -7.56%
Yorkshire +1 1 - -

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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.

1 615 (74.28%) Finance
2 399 (48.19%) Asset Management
3 381 (46.01%) Agile Software Development
4 370 (44.69%) AWS
5 352 (42.51%) Front Office
6 342 (41.30%) Software Engineering
7 331 (39.98%) Python
8 299 (36.11%) Hedge funds
9 262 (31.64%) SQL
9 262 (31.64%) Web Services
10 251 (30.31%) Derivative
11 241 (29.11%) Equities
12 237 (28.62%) JavaScript
13 227 (27.42%) React
14 220 (26.57%) Java
15 212 (25.60%) Fixed Income
16 210 (25.36%) Azure
17 197 (23.79%) Microservices
18 192 (23.19%) Analytics
19 190 (22.95%) C#
20 175 (21.14%) AngularJS
21 159 (19.20%) Banking
21 159 (19.20%) Greenfield Project
22 154 (18.60%) SQL Server
23 143 (17.27%) GCP
24 130 (15.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 129 (15.58%) .NET
25 129 (15.58%) Vue.js
26 122 (14.73%) Fintech
26 122 (14.73%) Kubernetes

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 25 (3.02%) Apache
2 21 (2.54%) Apache Spark
3 15 (1.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (0.36%) Liferay
4 3 (0.36%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.24%) CMS
5 2 (0.24%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.12%) Confluence
6 1 (0.12%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.12%) Jetty
6 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
1 22 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Figma
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.33%) Markit EDM
2 10 (1.21%) Eagle PACE
3 9 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.60%) thinkFolio
5 3 (0.36%) Primavera
5 3 (0.36%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.36%) SAP MM
5 3 (0.36%) SAP PM
5 3 (0.36%) SAP PS
5 3 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.36%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.24%) Bloomberg AIM
6 2 (0.24%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.12%) MultiFonds
7 1 (0.12%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 370 (44.69%) AWS
2 210 (25.36%) Azure
3 143 (17.27%) GCP
4 111 (13.41%) Serverless
5 108 (13.04%) AWS Lambda
6 79 (9.54%) Amazon ECS
7 68 (8.21%) SaaS
8 57 (6.88%) Amazon EC2
9 37 (4.47%) Microsoft 365
10 34 (4.11%) Amazon S3
11 30 (3.62%) Amazon SQS
11 30 (3.62%) AWS Step Functions
12 24 (2.90%) Apigee
13 22 (2.66%) Power Platform
14 9 (1.09%) IaaS
15 6 (0.72%) GitHub
15 6 (0.72%) Power Automate
15 6 (0.72%) PowerApps
16 5 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
16 5 (0.60%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.42%) Firewall
2 14 (1.69%) DNS
3 13 (1.57%) Network Security
4 12 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.45%) VLAN
5 10 (1.21%) WAN
6 7 (0.85%) Cisco IPT
6 7 (0.85%) IP Telephony
6 7 (0.85%) LAN
7 6 (0.72%) BGP
7 6 (0.72%) Multicast
7 6 (0.72%) OSPF
8 5 (0.60%) DHCP
8 5 (0.60%) tcpdump
9 4 (0.48%) Extranet
9 4 (0.48%) HSRP
9 4 (0.48%) Spanning Tree
9 4 (0.48%) VoIP
9 4 (0.48%) VRRP
10 3 (0.36%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 81 (9.78%) PostgreSQL
3 80 (9.66%) MySQL
4 65 (7.85%) Relational Database
5 52 (6.28%) Amazon Aurora
5 52 (6.28%) RDBMS
6 32 (3.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 30 (3.62%) Amazon RDS
8 24 (2.90%) Amazon Redshift
9 23 (2.78%) Big Data
10 21 (2.54%) Power BI
11 20 (2.42%) Hadoop
12 18 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.21%) NoSQL
14 9 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (0.97%) Tableau
16 7 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 5 (0.60%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 30 (3.62%) Jenkins
2 27 (3.26%) Artifactory
2 27 (3.26%) GitLab
3 8 (0.97%) JIRA
4 6 (0.72%) CircleCI
4 6 (0.72%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.72%) Spinnaker
5 5 (0.60%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.24%) JUnit
7 2 (0.24%) Moq
7 2 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.12%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.12%) Gradle
8 1 (0.12%) Mockito
8 1 (0.12%) REST Assured
8 1 (0.12%) Selenium
8 1 (0.12%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 615 (74.28%) Finance
2 352 (42.51%) Front Office
3 159 (19.20%) Banking
4 46 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 19 (2.29%) Back Office
6 15 (1.81%) Marketing
7 6 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.36%) Legal
8 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.24%) Advertising
10 1 (0.12%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.12%) French Language
10 1 (0.12%) German Language
10 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.12%) Law
10 1 (0.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 394 (47.58%) Developer
2 184 (22.22%) AWS Developer
3 177 (21.38%) Software Engineer
4 160 (19.32%) Analyst
5 156 (18.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 155 (18.72%) AWS Engineer
7 152 (18.36%) AWS Software Engineer
8 93 (11.23%) Business Analyst
9 92 (11.11%) Python Developer
10 91 (10.99%) Front Office Developer
11 82 (9.90%) .NET Developer
12 71 (8.57%) .NET Software Developer
12 71 (8.57%) .NET Software Engineer
13 64 (7.73%) JavaScript Developer
13 64 (7.73%) React Developer
14 57 (6.88%) Java Developer
14 57 (6.88%) Java Engineer
15 55 (6.64%) Programmer
16 52 (6.28%) Software Programmer
17 51 (6.16%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (31.64%) Web Services
2 227 (27.42%) React
3 175 (21.14%) AngularJS
4 129 (15.58%) .NET
4 129 (15.58%) Vue.js
5 86 (10.39%) .NET Core
6 78 (9.42%) ASP.NET
7 76 (9.18%) gRPC
8 74 (8.94%) ASP.NET Core
9 72 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
10 69 (8.33%) Node.js
11 50 (6.04%) Shiny
12 37 (4.47%) GraphQL
13 26 (3.14%) J2EE
13 26 (3.14%) OAuth
14 25 (3.02%) Swagger
15 19 (2.29%) Kafka
16 17 (2.05%) HTML
17 16 (1.93%) CSS
18 11 (1.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 299 (36.11%) Hedge funds
2 251 (30.31%) Derivative
3 241 (29.11%) Equities
4 212 (25.60%) Fixed Income
5 159 (19.20%) Greenfield Project
6 130 (15.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 52 (6.28%) Pricing Data
8 48 (5.80%) Equity Derivative
9 29 (3.50%) Credit Risk
10 25 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (3.02%) Hybrid Cloud
11 18 (2.17%) Management Information System
12 13 (1.57%) Algorithms
12 13 (1.57%) Reference Data
13 12 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
14 10 (1.21%) Exotic Derivative
14 10 (1.21%) PMI
14 10 (1.21%) User Experience
15 9 (1.09%) Data Centre
15 9 (1.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 30 (3.62%) Windows
2 26 (3.14%) Linux
3 15 (1.81%) Apple iOS
3 15 (1.81%) Unix
4 10 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (1.09%) CentOS
5 9 (1.09%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.72%) Android
6 6 (0.72%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (48.19%) Asset Management
2 381 (46.01%) Agile Software Development
3 342 (41.30%) Software Engineering
4 197 (23.79%) Microservices
5 192 (23.19%) Analytics
6 122 (14.73%) Fintech
7 95 (11.47%) DevOps
7 95 (11.47%) Migration
8 89 (10.75%) Business Analysis
9 88 (10.63%) Project Delivery
10 67 (8.09%) Data Management
11 52 (6.28%) Artificial Intelligence
11 52 (6.28%) Enterprise Data Management
12 48 (5.80%) Computer Science
13 42 (5.07%) Dashboard Development
13 42 (5.07%) Project Management
14 40 (4.83%) Decision-Making
15 30 (3.62%) Machine Learning
15 30 (3.62%) Risk Analytics
16 29 (3.50%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 331 (39.98%) Python
2 262 (31.64%) SQL
3 237 (28.62%) JavaScript
4 220 (26.57%) Java
5 190 (22.95%) C#
6 92 (11.11%) TypeScript
7 55 (6.64%) R
8 46 (5.56%) Scala
9 40 (4.83%) Kotlin
10 36 (4.35%) C++
11 29 (3.50%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.21%) T-SQL
13 8 (0.97%) Ruby
13 8 (0.97%) VBA
14 5 (0.60%) Go
15 4 (0.48%) Java 8
15 4 (0.48%) VB
16 3 (0.36%) Apple Swift
16 3 (0.36%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 65 (7.85%) Degree
2 17 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (1.45%) PMI Certification
4 11 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.09%) CCIE
6 8 (0.97%) CCNA
6 8 (0.97%) CCNP
7 7 (0.85%) PMP
8 6 (0.72%) CISSP
9 2 (0.24%) CISM
9 2 (0.24%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.12%) CBAP
10 1 (0.12%) CISA
10 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.12%) MCDST
10 1 (0.12%) SANS
10 1 (0.12%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.02%) QA
2 9 (1.09%) PMO
3 8 (0.97%) NIST
4 7 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.60%) GDPR
5 5 (0.60%) MiFID
6 4 (0.48%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.48%) EMIR
6 4 (0.48%) GRC
7 3 (0.36%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) P3O
8 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 114 (13.77%) Docker
2 24 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (0.36%) XenApp
6 2 (0.24%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.24%) vSphere
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 122 (14.73%) Kubernetes
2 55 (6.64%) Terraform
3 18 (2.17%) Ansible
4 9 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.09%) Puppet
4 9 (1.09%) SCCM
5 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (0.60%) Control-M
6 5 (0.60%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.36%) Cacti
7 3 (0.36%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.36%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.36%) PowerCLI
7 3 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.24%) SCOM
8 2 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.24%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.12%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.12%) Graylog
9 1 (0.12%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 85 (10.27%) Oracle
2 54 (6.52%) Sybase
3 48 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 47 (5.68%) Google
5 30 (3.62%) Bloomberg
6 28 (3.38%) Charles River
7 22 (2.66%) Cisco
8 17 (2.05%) Palo Alto
8 17 (2.05%) VMware
9 10 (1.21%) F5
10 8 (0.97%) Citrix
10 8 (0.97%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.85%) FireEye
11 7 (0.85%) Infoblox
11 7 (0.85%) Juniper
12 6 (0.72%) SimCorp
13 5 (0.60%) Apple
13 5 (0.60%) CheckPoint
13 5 (0.60%) IBM
13 5 (0.60%) Workday