Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Investment Management
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 198 319 262
Rank change year-on-year +121 -57 +185
Permanent jobs citing Investment Management 832 1,409 2,140
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.73% 1.00% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.09% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 770 1,218 1,052
Median annual salary £107,500 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.33% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £57,500 £46,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £143,750 £122,875 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,500 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.14% +8.57% -12.50%

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 44,591 129,456 153,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.56% 92.20% 91.88%
Number of salaries quoted 36,331 101,607 122,469
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,057 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 26 September 2020.

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 26 September 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 +110 799 £110,000 +46.67% 71
London +72 745 £110,000 +41.94% 70
UK excluding London +266 84 £53,500 -6.14% 8
South East +157 27 £63,750 +11.84% 1
Northern Ireland - 26 £40,000 - 5
North of England +175 24 £53,500 +25.88%
North West +127 23 £53,500 +25.88%
Work from Home +28 21 £90,000 -10.00% 10
Scotland +104 4 - - 1
East of England +145 2 £140,000 +55.56%
Midlands +146 1 £49,500 +13.53%
Yorkshire +143 1 £45,000 -10.00%
West Midlands +106 1 £49,500 +13.53%

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 670 (80.53%) Finance
2 577 (69.35%) Asset Management
3 518 (62.26%) AWS
4 515 (61.90%) Hedge funds
5 512 (61.54%) Python
6 465 (55.89%) Web Services
7 450 (54.09%) Agile Software Development
8 434 (52.16%) Java
9 433 (52.04%) Fixed Income
10 419 (50.36%) Derivative
11 399 (47.96%) Front Office
12 356 (42.79%) Azure
13 338 (40.63%) Software Engineering
14 324 (38.94%) JavaScript
15 308 (37.02%) SQL
16 297 (35.70%) Banking
17 279 (33.53%) AngularJS
18 267 (32.09%) Equities
19 263 (31.61%) React
20 252 (30.29%) GCP
21 228 (27.40%) Vue.js
22 203 (24.40%) Google
23 192 (23.08%) DevOps
24 190 (22.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 183 (22.00%) Microservices
26 173 (20.79%) C#
27 165 (19.83%) SQL Server
28 158 (18.99%) Analytics
29 155 (18.63%) Fintech
29 155 (18.63%) Migration

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
1 117 (14.06%) Apache
2 22 (2.64%) SharePoint
3 21 (2.52%) IIS
4 10 (1.20%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.36%) Confluence
5 3 (0.36%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.24%) Ethereum
6 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.12%) Appian
7 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.12%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 30 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.36%) Figma
5 2 (0.24%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 36 (4.33%) Markit EDM
2 30 (3.61%) Eagle PACE
3 19 (2.28%) FINCAD Analytics
4 6 (0.72%) PolarLake
5 3 (0.36%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.24%) MultiFonds
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.12%) Bloomberg AIM
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 518 (62.26%) AWS
2 356 (42.79%) Azure
3 252 (30.29%) GCP
4 148 (17.79%) Serverless
5 145 (17.43%) AWS Lambda
6 106 (12.74%) Amazon ECS
7 73 (8.77%) Apigee
8 33 (3.97%) Amazon EC2
8 33 (3.97%) Amazon S3
9 20 (2.40%) OpenShift
9 20 (2.40%) Power Platform
10 15 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (1.44%) Dynamics 365
12 11 (1.32%) Azure Data Factory
12 11 (1.32%) Office 365
12 11 (1.32%) PowerApps
13 10 (1.20%) SaaS
14 8 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
15 5 (0.60%) OneDrive
16 3 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.80%) Firewall
2 12 (1.44%) Internet
3 11 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.20%) WAN
5 9 (1.08%) LAN
6 8 (0.96%) SSL
6 8 (0.96%) VPN
7 7 (0.84%) DNS
8 6 (0.72%) HTTP
8 6 (0.72%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.72%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.60%) DHCP
10 4 (0.48%) SMTP
11 3 (0.36%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.36%) HSRP
11 3 (0.36%) SNMP
11 3 (0.36%) Spanning Tree
11 3 (0.36%) VLAN
11 3 (0.36%) VoIP
11 3 (0.36%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (19.83%) SQL Server
2 135 (16.23%) PostgreSQL
3 114 (13.70%) MySQL
4 106 (12.74%) Amazon Redshift
5 84 (10.10%) Data Warehouse
6 52 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 30 (3.61%) NoSQL
8 23 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (2.40%) Power BI
10 19 (2.28%) Amazon Athena
11 13 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.32%) Data Lake
13 9 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.72%) Relational Database
15 4 (0.48%) Big Data
15 4 (0.48%) MongoDB
16 3 (0.36%) Blockchain
16 3 (0.36%) Redis
17 2 (0.24%) Cosmos DB
17 2 (0.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 91 (10.94%) Artifactory
2 73 (8.77%) GitLab
2 73 (8.77%) Jenkins
3 24 (2.88%) RStudio
4 15 (1.80%) JMeter
4 15 (1.80%) Selenium
5 13 (1.56%) Cucumber
6 11 (1.32%) Visual Studio
7 10 (1.20%) Git (software)
8 9 (1.08%) Mocha
8 9 (1.08%) NUnit
8 9 (1.08%) Spock
9 7 (0.84%) JIRA
10 4 (0.48%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.36%) JUnit
11 3 (0.36%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.12%) webpack
General
1 670 (80.53%) Finance
2 399 (47.96%) Front Office
3 297 (35.70%) Banking
4 146 (17.55%) Investment Banking
5 122 (14.66%) Back Office
6 14 (1.68%) Legal
7 10 (1.20%) Marketing
8 6 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.24%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.12%) Advertising
10 1 (0.12%) Billing
10 1 (0.12%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.12%) Retail
10 1 (0.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 327 (39.30%) Developer
2 210 (25.24%) Software Engineer
3 169 (20.31%) AWS Engineer
3 169 (20.31%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 146 (17.55%) Python Developer
5 139 (16.71%) Analyst
6 130 (15.63%) AWS Software Engineer
7 125 (15.02%) Architect
8 123 (14.78%) Finance Manager
9 113 (13.58%) AWS Developer
10 100 (12.02%) AWS Architect
11 98 (11.78%) Python Engineer
12 93 (11.18%) Python Software Engineer
13 73 (8.77%) Solutions Architect
14 62 (7.45%) Development Manager
15 60 (7.21%) Java Architect
15 60 (7.21%) Java Solutions Architect
16 56 (6.73%) AWS Solutions Architect
16 56 (6.73%) Data Architect
17 54 (6.49%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 465 (55.89%) Web Services
2 279 (33.53%) AngularJS
3 263 (31.61%) React
4 228 (27.40%) Vue.js
5 134 (16.11%) .NET
6 104 (12.50%) gRPC
7 80 (9.62%) Node.js
8 77 (9.25%) ASP.NET
9 76 (9.13%) OAuth
10 73 (8.77%) Swagger
11 67 (8.05%) .NET Core
12 46 (5.53%) ASP.NET Core
13 32 (3.85%) J2EE
13 32 (3.85%) Pandas
14 25 (3.00%) HTML
15 24 (2.88%) CSS
16 22 (2.64%) Shiny
17 19 (2.28%) HTML5
17 19 (2.28%) jQuery
18 16 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 515 (61.90%) Hedge funds
2 433 (52.04%) Fixed Income
3 419 (50.36%) Derivative
4 267 (32.09%) Equities
5 190 (22.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 81 (9.74%) Greenfield Project
7 71 (8.53%) Credit Derivative
8 33 (3.97%) Reference Data
9 31 (3.73%) Blog
10 30 (3.61%) OTC Derivatives
11 24 (2.88%) Public Cloud
12 21 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (2.28%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 18 (2.16%) Equity Derivative
14 18 (2.16%) Management Information System
15 9 (1.08%) PKI
16 8 (0.96%) Data Centre
16 8 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
17 7 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
18 6 (0.72%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 52 (6.25%) Windows
2 36 (4.33%) Windows Server
3 23 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (1.44%) Unix
5 11 (1.32%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (0.96%) Linux
6 8 (0.96%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.72%) Solaris
7 6 (0.72%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.12%) CentOS
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 577 (69.35%) Asset Management
2 450 (54.09%) Agile Software Development
3 338 (40.63%) Software Engineering
4 192 (23.08%) DevOps
5 183 (22.00%) Microservices
6 158 (18.99%) Analytics
7 155 (18.63%) Fintech
7 155 (18.63%) Migration
8 145 (17.43%) Mentoring
9 127 (15.26%) Scrum
10 102 (12.26%) Portfolio Management
11 100 (12.02%) Performance Management
12 83 (9.98%) Business Analysis
13 78 (9.38%) Decision-Making
14 73 (8.77%) Technology Roadmap
15 55 (6.61%) Computer Science
16 54 (6.49%) Cybersecurity
17 49 (5.89%) Artificial Intelligence
18 48 (5.77%) Performance Attribution
19 44 (5.29%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 512 (61.54%) Python
2 434 (52.16%) Java
3 324 (38.94%) JavaScript
4 308 (37.02%) SQL
5 173 (20.79%) C#
6 104 (12.50%) R
7 72 (8.65%) Kotlin
8 58 (6.97%) C++
9 56 (6.73%) C
10 35 (4.21%) VBA
11 33 (3.97%) PowerShell
12 30 (3.61%) MATLAB
12 30 (3.61%) T-SQL
13 29 (3.49%) TypeScript
14 7 (0.84%) Apex Code
14 7 (0.84%) Java 8
14 7 (0.84%) Scala
14 7 (0.84%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.36%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 61 (7.33%) Degree
2 50 (6.01%) Sun Certification
3 20 (2.40%) MCP
4 16 (1.92%) CISSP
5 15 (1.80%) ISTQB
6 13 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.20%) CISM
8 7 (0.84%) CFA
8 7 (0.84%) CREST Certified
9 6 (0.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 6 (0.72%) CCSP
9 6 (0.72%) GCFA
9 6 (0.72%) GCIA
9 6 (0.72%) GCIH
10 5 (0.60%) CISA
10 5 (0.60%) MBA
11 4 (0.48%) CCNA
12 3 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.76%) GDPR
2 19 (2.28%) NIST
3 7 (0.84%) QA
4 6 (0.72%) COBIT
5 4 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.24%) MiFID
8 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.12%) GAAP
8 1 (0.12%) ITGC
8 1 (0.12%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 107 (12.86%) Docker
2 33 (3.97%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.32%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.24%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.12%) Firmware
6 1 (0.12%) HDFS
6 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 135 (16.23%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.84%) Terraform
3 6 (0.72%) CSIRT
4 4 (0.48%) Ansible
4 4 (0.48%) Control-M
5 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (0.36%) SCCM
6 2 (0.24%) Mesos
6 2 (0.24%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.12%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.12%) Nagios
7 1 (0.12%) SCOM
7 1 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 203 (24.40%) Google
2 127 (15.26%) Microsoft
3 88 (10.58%) Oracle
4 87 (10.46%) Bloomberg
5 34 (4.09%) Reuters
6 31 (3.73%) FactSet
7 12 (1.44%) Cisco
7 12 (1.44%) VMware
8 10 (1.20%) Charles River
9 7 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.72%) Pardot
10 6 (0.72%) SAP
10 6 (0.72%) Tableau
11 4 (0.48%) IBM
11 4 (0.48%) Qualys
11 4 (0.48%) Refinitiv
11 4 (0.48%) SunGard
11 4 (0.48%) Yardi
12 3 (0.36%) RIMES
12 3 (0.36%) ServiceNow