Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Investment Management
UK
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 342 453 428
Rank change year-on-year +111 -25 -22
Permanent jobs citing Investment Management 1,425 1,232 1,310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.90% 0.69% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.75% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 940 996 1,126
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,250 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -2.38% - -2.33%

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 144,803 164,913 169,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.59% 91.90% 91.29%
Number of salaries quoted 114,496 131,060 140,287
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,418 £27,625
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% -

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 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Investment Management in the UK

Investment Management
Top 9 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 15 December 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 +104 1,395 £65,000 +8.33% 82
London +56 1,311 £65,000 +4.00% 70
UK excluding London +67 99 £51,250 -2.38% 13
South East +45 58 £60,000 -4.00% 4
North of England +20 19 £40,000 -14.89% 3
North West +21 18 £40,000 -17.53% 3
Scotland +3 17 £50,000 -8.26% 1
South West +13 5 £50,000 -4.76% 5
North East -2 1 £55,000 +46.67%

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 903 (63.37%) Finance
2 608 (42.67%) SQL
3 520 (36.49%) Banking
4 480 (33.68%) Asset Management
5 372 (26.11%) Java
6 362 (25.40%) Investment Banking
7 353 (24.77%) Problem-Solving
8 350 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
9 342 (24.00%) C#
10 337 (23.65%) Front Office
11 315 (22.11%) Fixed Income
12 300 (21.05%) SQL Server
13 264 (18.53%) Degree
14 258 (18.11%) Big Data
15 257 (18.04%) Analytical Skills
16 244 (17.12%) Risk Management
17 243 (17.05%) Financial Institution
17 243 (17.05%) Hedge funds
18 242 (16.98%) Innovative Thinking
19 241 (16.91%) Low Latency
20 240 (16.84%) .NET
21 238 (16.70%) Equities
22 228 (16.00%) Strategic Thinking
23 226 (15.86%) Cyberthreat
24 221 (15.51%) Derivative
25 218 (15.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 217 (15.23%) Python
27 194 (13.61%) JavaScript
28 182 (12.77%) Business Analysis
29 179 (12.56%) Windows

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 48 (3.37%) Tomcat
2 47 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 42 (2.95%) Apache
4 39 (2.74%) Oracle Workflow
5 35 (2.46%) MS Exchange
6 23 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (1.40%) Apache Spark
8 16 (1.12%) Confluence
8 16 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
9 15 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (0.63%) CMS
11 8 (0.56%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.56%) IIS
12 6 (0.42%) EPiServer
12 6 (0.42%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.28%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 78 (5.47%) Microsoft Office
2 65 (4.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 143 (10.04%) thinkFolio
2 106 (7.44%) Markit EDM
3 66 (4.63%) Front Arena
4 15 (1.05%) Bloomberg AIM
4 15 (1.05%) Eagle PACE
5 13 (0.91%) LongView
6 12 (0.84%) LatentZero
7 11 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (0.35%) Minerva
8 5 (0.35%) Sentinel
8 5 (0.35%) Tesseract
9 4 (0.28%) MetaTrader
10 3 (0.21%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 3 (0.21%) Capstone
10 3 (0.21%) SAP BPC
11 2 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
11 2 (0.14%) Sonata
12 1 (0.070%) Actimize
12 1 (0.070%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 66 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (3.72%) SaaS
4 42 (2.95%) Office 365
5 24 (1.68%) npm
6 14 (0.98%) OpenShift
6 14 (0.98%) PaaS
7 13 (0.91%) GitHub
8 9 (0.63%) NuGet
9 6 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.42%) IaaS
10 4 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.21%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.14%) CloudBees
12 2 (0.14%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 2 (0.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.60%) Firewall
2 21 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.12%) LAN
3 16 (1.12%) WAN
4 15 (1.05%) WebEx
5 14 (0.98%) DHCP
5 14 (0.98%) DNS
6 13 (0.91%) Internet
6 13 (0.91%) Intranet
7 12 (0.84%) Cisco IOS
7 12 (0.84%) Network Security
8 10 (0.70%) BGP
8 10 (0.70%) OSPF
9 9 (0.63%) MPLS
10 8 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (0.56%) FIX Connectivity
10 8 (0.56%) VoIP
11 7 (0.49%) Skype
12 6 (0.42%) Ethernet
12 6 (0.42%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 258 (18.11%) Big Data
3 134 (9.40%) Relational Database
4 71 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 67 (4.70%) NoSQL
6 54 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 52 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
7 52 (3.65%) MongoDB
8 47 (3.30%) RDBMS
9 40 (2.81%) Crystal Reports
10 30 (2.11%) DB2
11 26 (1.82%) MS Access
11 26 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (1.33%) Oracle Database
12 19 (1.33%) Power BI
13 17 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 16 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
15 15 (1.05%) Data Lake
16 14 (0.98%) Hadoop
17 13 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 47 (3.30%) Git (software)
2 43 (3.02%) Visual Studio
3 31 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (2.04%) Jenkins
5 24 (1.68%) TeamCity
6 23 (1.61%) JIRA
6 23 (1.61%) Maven
7 19 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 18 (1.26%) Subversion
9 17 (1.19%) Cucumber
9 17 (1.19%) JUnit
9 17 (1.19%) Oracle Forms
10 16 (1.12%) MSBuild
11 15 (1.05%) gulp
11 15 (1.05%) Selenium
12 13 (0.91%) NUnit
12 13 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
13 12 (0.84%) Grunt
14 11 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (0.77%) SpecFlow
General
1 903 (63.37%) Finance
2 520 (36.49%) Banking
3 362 (25.40%) Investment Banking
4 337 (23.65%) Front Office
5 243 (17.05%) Financial Institution
6 106 (7.44%) Back Office
7 91 (6.39%) Marketing
8 58 (4.07%) Legal
9 41 (2.88%) Retail
10 38 (2.67%) French Language
10 38 (2.67%) German Language
10 38 (2.67%) Italian Language
11 36 (2.53%) Advertising
12 33 (2.32%) Spanish Language
13 9 (0.63%) Telecoms
14 6 (0.42%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.28%) Law
16 3 (0.21%) Electronics
16 3 (0.21%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 422 (29.61%) Developer
2 364 (25.54%) Analyst
3 150 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 129 (9.05%) Business Analyst
5 112 (7.86%) Support Analyst
6 98 (6.88%) C# Developer
7 84 (5.89%) Applications Engineer
8 80 (5.61%) .NET Developer
9 79 (5.54%) Consultant
10 75 (5.26%) Support Engineer
11 72 (5.05%) Applications Support Engineer
12 70 (4.91%) Applications Support Analyst
13 66 (4.63%) Java Developer
14 59 (4.14%) Project Manager
15 55 (3.86%) Senior Developer
16 52 (3.65%) C# .NET Developer
17 48 (3.37%) SQL Developer
18 45 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
19 41 (2.88%) Software Engineer
20 39 (2.74%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (16.84%) .NET
2 134 (9.40%) HTML
3 130 (9.12%) AngularJS
4 99 (6.95%) CSS
5 90 (6.32%) Web Services
6 87 (6.11%) FIX Protocol
7 80 (5.61%) React
8 71 (4.98%) ASP.NET
9 64 (4.49%) RESTful
10 62 (4.35%) HTML5
11 61 (4.28%) XML
12 50 (3.51%) Spring
13 43 (3.02%) Kafka
14 41 (2.88%) REST
15 38 (2.67%) WPF
16 30 (2.11%) Node.js
17 29 (2.04%) jQuery
18 27 (1.89%) .NET Framework
18 27 (1.89%) CSS3
19 23 (1.61%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 315 (22.11%) Fixed Income
2 257 (18.04%) Analytical Skills
3 243 (17.05%) Hedge funds
4 238 (16.70%) Equities
5 226 (15.86%) Cyberthreat
6 221 (15.51%) Derivative
7 218 (15.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 136 (9.54%) Fintech
9 69 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
10 48 (3.37%) Management Information System
11 41 (2.88%) Algorithms
12 35 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
13 34 (2.39%) User Experience
14 33 (2.32%) Data Centre
14 33 (2.32%) Data Structures
15 26 (1.82%) Analytical Mindset
16 19 (1.33%) Digital Media
17 17 (1.19%) Public Cloud
18 16 (1.12%) Virtual Team
19 15 (1.05%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 179 (12.56%) Windows
2 149 (10.46%) Linux
3 142 (9.96%) Unix
4 47 (3.30%) Windows Server
5 32 (2.25%) CentOS
6 31 (2.18%) Windows 7
7 25 (1.75%) Fedora
8 22 (1.54%) Windows 10
9 20 (1.40%) SUSE
9 20 (1.40%) Ubuntu
10 19 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (1.19%) Windows 8
12 13 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.84%) AIX
14 10 (0.70%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.35%) Android
15 5 (0.35%) HPUX
15 5 (0.35%) Solaris
15 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (0.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (33.68%) Asset Management
2 353 (24.77%) Problem-Solving
3 350 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
4 244 (17.12%) Risk Management
5 242 (16.98%) Innovative Thinking
6 241 (16.91%) Low Latency
7 228 (16.00%) Strategic Thinking
8 182 (12.77%) Business Analysis
9 161 (11.30%) Wealth Management
10 146 (10.25%) Computer Science
11 141 (9.89%) Project Management
12 135 (9.47%) OO
12 135 (9.47%) SDLC
13 130 (9.12%) Stakeholder Management
14 110 (7.72%) Software Engineering
15 109 (7.65%) Fund Management
16 103 (7.23%) DevOps
16 103 (7.23%) TDD
17 102 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
18 97 (6.81%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 608 (42.67%) SQL
2 372 (26.11%) Java
3 342 (24.00%) C#
4 217 (15.23%) Python
5 194 (13.61%) JavaScript
6 140 (9.82%) C++
7 135 (9.47%) Perl
8 95 (6.67%) Bash Shell
9 64 (4.49%) Ruby
10 60 (4.21%) T-SQL
11 58 (4.07%) Bourne shell
11 58 (4.07%) Korn
12 53 (3.72%) PowerShell
13 42 (2.95%) Shell Script
14 34 (2.39%) VBA
15 31 (2.18%) C
16 28 (1.96%) PL/SQL
17 20 (1.40%) PHP
18 18 (1.26%) Java 8
18 18 (1.26%) R
Qualifications
1 264 (18.53%) Degree
2 49 (3.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (1.96%) Master's Degree
4 26 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (1.47%) CFA
7 20 (1.40%) MCSE
8 17 (1.19%) ISEB
9 16 (1.12%) CIMA
10 15 (1.05%) CCNA
11 9 (0.63%) CISSP
12 7 (0.49%) CCNP
12 7 (0.49%) CRISC
12 7 (0.49%) MBA
13 6 (0.42%) CISM
13 6 (0.42%) GIAC
13 6 (0.42%) GSEC
13 6 (0.42%) IIBA
13 6 (0.42%) ISTQB
13 6 (0.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.65%) QA
2 21 (1.47%) MiFID
2 21 (1.47%) PMO
3 11 (0.77%) EMIR
4 9 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.63%) FATCA
5 6 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.42%) SLA
6 5 (0.35%) GDPR
7 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.070%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.070%) Solvency II
System Software
1 51 (3.58%) Active Directory
2 32 (2.25%) Docker
2 32 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
5 8 (0.56%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.56%) Varnish
6 7 (0.49%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.35%) KVM
7 5 (0.35%) Time Sharing Option
7 5 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (0.28%) HDFS
9 3 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.14%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.14%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.070%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.070%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.070%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.070%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (1.40%) Kubernetes
1 20 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
1 20 (1.40%) Puppet
2 18 (1.26%) Ansible
2 18 (1.26%) SCCM
3 16 (1.12%) Nagios
4 14 (0.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 13 (0.91%) Control-M
6 10 (0.70%) SCOM
6 10 (0.70%) Terraform
7 9 (0.63%) Automic
7 9 (0.63%) Dollar Universe
8 8 (0.56%) Icinga
8 8 (0.56%) ZABBIX
9 7 (0.49%) Data Guard
10 6 (0.42%) Grafana
10 6 (0.42%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 5 (0.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 5 (0.35%) OpenVAS
11 5 (0.35%) QRadar
Vendors
1 179 (12.56%) Microsoft
2 175 (12.28%) Oracle
3 125 (8.77%) Charles River
4 86 (6.04%) Bloomberg
5 67 (4.70%) Calypso
5 67 (4.70%) SimCorp
6 63 (4.42%) Sybase
7 54 (3.79%) Reuters
8 53 (3.72%) FXall
9 47 (3.30%) MarketAxess
9 47 (3.30%) Tradeweb
10 40 (2.81%) Red Hat
11 37 (2.60%) VMware
12 36 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
13 28 (1.96%) Tableau
14 27 (1.89%) Citrix
15 25 (1.75%) ServiceNow
16 22 (1.54%) Cisco
17 21 (1.47%) ION Trading
18 20 (1.40%) Eze Software Group