Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Investment Management
UK
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 377 433 373
Rank change year-on-year +56 -60 +91
Permanent jobs citing Investment Management 1,380 1,165 1,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.69% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.76% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 969 923 1,497
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,050 £38,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -28.00%

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 161,030 153,690 182,943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.85% 90.46% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 130,479 126,505 152,021
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,058 £27,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Investment Management in the UK

Investment Management
Top 14 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 24 April 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 +49 1,333 £60,000 -4.00% 300
London +20 1,257 £61,000 -3.56% 286
UK excluding London -16 121 £55,000 +4.76% 24
Scotland -58 42 £55,000 +29.41% 9
South East -2 37 £72,500 +26.09% 7
North of England -2 26 £46,000 +8.24% 6
North West -9 24 £46,000 +8.24% 6
West Midlands +7 7 £55,000 - 1
Midlands +5 7 £55,000 - 1
South West -14 3 £52,500 +36.36%
Northern Ireland - 3 £30,000 - 1
North East -26 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Wales - 2 £73,750 -
East of England -23 1 £35,000 -61.11%

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 945 (68.48%) Finance
2 506 (36.67%) SQL
3 444 (32.17%) Banking
4 427 (30.94%) Asset Management
5 348 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
6 283 (20.51%) Degree
7 277 (20.07%) Investment Banking
8 270 (19.57%) Java
9 250 (18.12%) SQL Server
10 229 (16.59%) Problem-Solving
11 220 (15.94%) C#
12 206 (14.93%) Financial Institution
13 203 (14.71%) Fund Management
14 201 (14.57%) Front Office
15 199 (14.42%) Windows
16 196 (14.20%) Risk Management
17 195 (14.13%) Fixed Income
18 194 (14.06%) .NET
18 194 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
19 184 (13.33%) Python
20 181 (13.12%) Microsoft
21 164 (11.88%) Wealth Management
22 163 (11.81%) Project Management
23 156 (11.30%) Big Data
24 155 (11.23%) JavaScript
25 148 (10.72%) Oracle
26 144 (10.43%) Linux
27 141 (10.22%) Relational Database
28 140 (10.14%) Derivative
29 137 (9.93%) Equities

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 (3.04%) Confluence
2 37 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 36 (2.61%) IIS
4 27 (1.96%) Tomcat
5 22 (1.59%) Apache Spark
6 20 (1.45%) Apache
7 19 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (1.09%) JBoss
9 11 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
9 11 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 9 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
10 9 (0.65%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.51%) Ethereum
11 7 (0.51%) Hyperledger
12 6 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.43%) MS Exchange
12 6 (0.43%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 105 (7.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 98 (7.10%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (0.65%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.43%) SPSS
8 4 (0.29%) EViews
9 1 (0.072%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 74 (5.36%) thinkFolio
2 71 (5.14%) Markit EDM
3 32 (2.32%) Eagle PACE
4 24 (1.74%) Front Arena
5 13 (0.94%) Bloomberg AIM
5 13 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.65%) SimCorp Dimension
7 7 (0.51%) Distributed Ledger
7 7 (0.51%) R3 Corda
8 4 (0.29%) LongView
8 4 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.14%) Advent Moxy
10 2 (0.14%) Eikon
10 2 (0.14%) FLEXCUBE
10 2 (0.14%) HFM
10 2 (0.14%) SAP CRM
11 1 (0.072%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (0.072%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 91 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (2.32%) Office 365
4 25 (1.81%) SaaS
5 22 (1.59%) IaaS
6 18 (1.30%) PaaS
7 12 (0.87%) OpenShift
8 10 (0.72%) npm
9 8 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.51%) Force.com
10 7 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 5 (0.36%) GitHub
12 4 (0.29%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.22%) Mimecast
14 2 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (0.14%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.14%) Slack
15 1 (0.072%) Google Cloud Platform
15 1 (0.072%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 57 (4.13%) Firewall
2 41 (2.97%) TCP/IP
3 26 (1.88%) WAN
4 23 (1.67%) DNS
5 19 (1.38%) BGP
5 19 (1.38%) LAN
5 19 (1.38%) SAN
5 19 (1.38%) WebEx
6 18 (1.30%) DHCP
6 18 (1.30%) Ethernet
6 18 (1.30%) Internet
6 18 (1.30%) Network Security
7 17 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (1.16%) VPN
9 14 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (1.01%) MPLS
10 12 (0.87%) OSPF
11 11 (0.80%) FTP
11 11 (0.80%) VSAN
12 10 (0.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (18.12%) SQL Server
2 156 (11.30%) Big Data
3 141 (10.22%) Relational Database
4 102 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 82 (5.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 55 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
7 52 (3.77%) DB2
8 42 (3.04%) NoSQL
9 40 (2.90%) RDBMS
10 32 (2.32%) MongoDB
11 27 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
12 24 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
13 19 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
13 19 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 19 (1.38%) SQLPlus
14 18 (1.30%) Oracle Database
14 18 (1.30%) Power BI
15 17 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
16 15 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
17 14 (1.01%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 52 (3.77%) Jenkins
2 49 (3.55%) JUnit
3 48 (3.48%) JIRA
4 42 (3.04%) Git (software)
5 35 (2.54%) Maven
6 29 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (2.03%) TeamCity
7 28 (2.03%) Visual Studio
8 27 (1.96%) Visual Studio Team System
9 22 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
10 20 (1.45%) IntelliJ
11 19 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (1.38%) Subversion
12 17 (1.23%) Cucumber
13 16 (1.16%) Gradle
14 15 (1.09%) Bitbucket
15 12 (0.87%) Eclipse
15 12 (0.87%) Jasmine
15 12 (0.87%) MSBuild
16 10 (0.72%) Ant
General
1 945 (68.48%) Finance
2 444 (32.17%) Banking
3 277 (20.07%) Investment Banking
4 206 (14.93%) Financial Institution
5 201 (14.57%) Front Office
6 63 (4.57%) Advertising
7 50 (3.62%) Marketing
8 45 (3.26%) Back Office
9 31 (2.25%) Legal
10 23 (1.67%) Retail
11 20 (1.45%) Telecoms
12 16 (1.16%) Private Banking
13 15 (1.09%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.65%) French Language
14 9 (0.65%) German Language
14 9 (0.65%) Italian Language
15 8 (0.58%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.43%) Law
17 5 (0.36%) Wholesale Banking
18 4 (0.29%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 347 (25.14%) Analyst
2 336 (24.35%) Developer
3 118 (8.55%) Business Analyst
4 83 (6.01%) Applications Support
5 76 (5.51%) Support Analyst
6 75 (5.43%) Consultant
7 72 (5.22%) Java Developer
8 66 (4.78%) Project Manager
9 63 (4.57%) SQL Developer
10 62 (4.49%) C# Developer
11 50 (3.62%) .NET Developer
12 45 (3.26%) Senior Developer
13 44 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
14 41 (2.97%) Architect
15 39 (2.83%) Applications Support Analyst
16 35 (2.54%) SQL Analyst
17 33 (2.39%) Desktop Support
17 33 (2.39%) Service Analyst
18 31 (2.25%) Software Engineer
19 30 (2.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (14.06%) .NET
2 113 (8.19%) AngularJS
3 107 (7.75%) HTML
4 88 (6.38%) Web Services
5 74 (5.36%) HTML5
6 57 (4.13%) RESTful
7 52 (3.77%) ASP.NET
8 51 (3.70%) CSS
9 48 (3.48%) Spring
10 42 (3.04%) REST
11 41 (2.97%) FIX Protocol
12 39 (2.83%) WPF
13 34 (2.46%) .NET Framework
13 34 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC
13 34 (2.46%) React
14 32 (2.32%) Node.js
14 32 (2.32%) XML
15 29 (2.10%) EJB
16 28 (2.03%) JMS
16 28 (2.03%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 195 (14.13%) Fixed Income
2 194 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
3 140 (10.14%) Derivative
4 137 (9.93%) Equities
5 134 (9.71%) Hedge funds
6 133 (9.64%) Computer Science
7 125 (9.06%) Cyberthreat
8 111 (8.04%) Self-Motivation
9 106 (7.68%) Management Information System
10 85 (6.16%) Fintech
11 64 (4.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 45 (3.26%) User Experience
13 43 (3.12%) Data Centre
14 36 (2.61%) Algorithms
15 33 (2.39%) Data Structures
16 25 (1.81%) Client/Server
16 25 (1.81%) OTC Derivatives
17 21 (1.52%) Public Cloud
18 19 (1.38%) Greenfield Project
19 18 (1.30%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 199 (14.42%) Windows
2 144 (10.43%) Linux
3 114 (8.26%) Unix
4 52 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 33 (2.39%) Windows 10
5 33 (2.39%) Windows 7
6 14 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.80%) Windows 8
8 10 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.58%) Android
9 8 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.43%) CentOS
10 6 (0.43%) Solaris
11 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.29%) BlackBerry OS
13 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.22%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.072%) AIX
14 1 (0.072%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.072%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (30.94%) Asset Management
2 348 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (16.59%) Problem-Solving
4 203 (14.71%) Fund Management
5 196 (14.20%) Risk Management
6 164 (11.88%) Wealth Management
7 163 (11.81%) Project Management
8 133 (9.64%) Low Latency
9 129 (9.35%) Business Analysis
9 129 (9.35%) SDLC
10 124 (8.99%) Strategic Thinking
11 121 (8.77%) OO
12 119 (8.62%) Innovative Thinking
13 117 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
14 113 (8.19%) Analytics
15 100 (7.25%) DevOps
16 88 (6.38%) Software Engineering
17 86 (6.23%) TDD
18 85 (6.16%) Continuous Integration
19 81 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 506 (36.67%) SQL
2 270 (19.57%) Java
3 220 (15.94%) C#
4 184 (13.33%) Python
5 155 (11.23%) JavaScript
6 102 (7.39%) C++
7 80 (5.80%) T-SQL
8 62 (4.49%) Perl
9 60 (4.35%) PowerShell
10 47 (3.41%) VBA
11 35 (2.54%) C
12 34 (2.46%) R
12 34 (2.46%) Shell Script
13 31 (2.25%) Scala
14 27 (1.96%) Bash Shell
15 25 (1.81%) VB
16 22 (1.59%) PL/SQL
17 18 (1.30%) VB.NET
18 15 (1.09%) Ruby
18 15 (1.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 283 (20.51%) Degree
2 59 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.45%) Master's Degree
4 19 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (1.23%) CISSP
5 17 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (1.16%) CCNP
6 16 (1.16%) PMI Certification
7 15 (1.09%) CFA
7 15 (1.09%) MCSE
7 15 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
8 12 (0.87%) CISA
8 12 (0.87%) PMP
9 10 (0.72%) CISM
10 9 (0.65%) ISEB
10 9 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 8 (0.58%) CCNA
11 8 (0.58%) MCSA
11 8 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.84%) QA
2 46 (3.33%) MiFID
3 30 (2.17%) PMO
3 30 (2.17%) SLA
4 20 (1.45%) GDPR
5 19 (1.38%) Data Quality
6 15 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.87%) EMIR
8 7 (0.51%) COBIT
9 5 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 5 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.14%) AIFMD
11 2 (0.14%) COSO
12 1 (0.072%) FATCA
12 1 (0.072%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.072%) P3O
12 1 (0.072%) SSAE 16
12 1 (0.072%) UCITS
System Software
1 84 (6.09%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.45%) Docker
3 17 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (1.23%) XenDesktop
4 11 (0.80%) vSphere
5 10 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.58%) XenApp
7 6 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.29%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.14%) Firmware
10 2 (0.14%) HDFS
10 2 (0.14%) SRDF
10 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.072%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (1.67%) Control-M
1 23 (1.67%) SCCM
2 16 (1.16%) Ansible
3 9 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.58%) Puppet
4 8 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
5 7 (0.51%) Automic
5 7 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (0.51%) Dollar Universe
5 7 (0.51%) Terraform
6 6 (0.43%) Nagios
6 6 (0.43%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (0.36%) Kibana
7 5 (0.36%) RSA Archer
7 5 (0.36%) vRealize
7 5 (0.36%) WSUS
8 4 (0.29%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.29%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 3 (0.22%) FTK
9 3 (0.22%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 181 (13.12%) Microsoft
2 148 (10.72%) Oracle
3 99 (7.17%) Charles River
4 94 (6.81%) Sybase
5 64 (4.64%) Bloomberg
6 60 (4.35%) Citrix
7 55 (3.99%) Cisco
8 53 (3.84%) VMware
9 44 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
10 39 (2.83%) SimCorp
11 30 (2.17%) FactSet
11 30 (2.17%) Red Hat
12 27 (1.96%) FXall
13 25 (1.81%) Calypso
13 25 (1.81%) CheckPoint
14 16 (1.16%) Tableau
15 14 (1.01%) Reuters
16 13 (0.94%) Tradeweb
17 11 (0.80%) ServiceNow
18 10 (0.72%) MarketAxess