Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Investment Management
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 303 335 453
Rank change year-on-year +32 +118 -27
Permanent jobs citing Investment Management 1,423 1,572 1,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 0.96% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.05% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,144 964 994
UK median annual salary £80,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% +4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £46,250 £41,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £132,500 £95,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,000 £52,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year +8.57% -1.87% +1.90%

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 125,291 149,786 166,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.07% 91.83% 92.18%
Number of salaries quoted 99,093 119,110 132,132
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 21 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Investment Management in the UK

Investment Management
Top 15 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 21 November 2019. 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 1,395 £80,000 +23.08% 98
London +20 1,259 £80,000 +23.08% 86
UK excluding London +100 149 £57,000 +8.57% 17
South East +78 89 £57,000 -0.87% 6
North of England +67 29 £50,000 +25.00% 5
North West +46 20 £45,000 +12.50% 4
South West +20 15 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 9 £50,000 - 1
Scotland +5 7 £48,750 -2.50% 5
Wales - 6 £47,500 -
Midlands - 2 £43,600 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £43,600 -
Channel Islands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £90,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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.

1 936 (65.78%) Finance
2 682 (47.93%) Asset Management
3 609 (42.80%) Agile Software Development
4 557 (39.14%) Front Office
5 552 (38.79%) SQL
6 507 (35.63%) Fixed Income
7 428 (30.08%) Derivative
8 406 (28.53%) Equities
9 387 (27.20%) Hedge funds
10 378 (26.56%) C#
11 367 (25.79%) Java
12 363 (25.51%) Python
13 263 (18.48%) AWS
14 251 (17.64%) Mentoring
15 247 (17.36%) Business Analysis
16 235 (16.51%) Bloomberg
17 226 (15.88%) SQL Server
18 224 (15.74%) Web Services
19 221 (15.53%) Software Engineering
20 219 (15.39%) Banking
21 212 (14.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 206 (14.48%) Charles River
23 203 (14.27%) thinkFolio
24 201 (14.13%) Microsoft
25 200 (14.05%) Azure
26 195 (13.70%) JavaScript
26 195 (13.70%) C++
27 192 (13.49%) .NET
27 192 (13.49%) Degree
28 179 (12.58%) SimCorp

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 68 (4.78%) Oracle Workflow
2 29 (2.04%) Confluence
3 27 (1.90%) Apache
3 27 (1.90%) Tomcat
4 26 (1.83%) SharePoint
5 14 (0.98%) Apache Spark
6 9 (0.63%) MS Exchange
7 8 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (0.56%) Skype for Business
8 6 (0.42%) CICS
8 6 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.28%) ArcGIS
9 4 (0.28%) CMS
9 4 (0.28%) SAS
10 3 (0.21%) GemFire
10 3 (0.21%) IIS
10 3 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.14%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.070%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.070%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 51 (3.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
3 28 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.070%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.070%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 203 (14.27%) thinkFolio
2 175 (12.30%) Markit EDM
3 123 (8.64%) Front Arena
4 45 (3.16%) Eagle PACE
5 40 (2.81%) FINCAD Analytics
6 38 (2.67%) PolarLake
7 37 (2.60%) LatentZero
8 9 (0.63%) LongView
8 9 (0.63%) SimCorp Dimension
9 3 (0.21%) Bloomberg AIM
9 3 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.14%) Advent Geneva
10 2 (0.14%) ION MarketView
10 2 (0.14%) RMDS
10 2 (0.14%) Temenos T24
10 2 (0.14%) Tradar
11 1 (0.070%) MultiFonds
11 1 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.070%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 263 (18.48%) AWS
2 200 (14.05%) Azure
3 86 (6.04%) GCP
4 70 (4.92%) Office 365
5 60 (4.22%) SaaS
6 56 (3.94%) GitHub
7 41 (2.88%) Power Platform
8 26 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
9 21 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
10 19 (1.34%) OpenShift
11 13 (0.91%) Serverless
12 12 (0.84%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
14 10 (0.70%) OneDrive
15 8 (0.56%) AWS Step Functions
16 4 (0.28%) Azure Data Factory
16 4 (0.28%) PowerApps
17 3 (0.21%) npm
17 3 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.69%) Skype
2 17 (1.19%) Firewall
3 15 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
4 12 (0.84%) DHCP
4 12 (0.84%) DNS
5 11 (0.77%) VPN
6 10 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (0.70%) WAN
7 9 (0.63%) BGP
7 9 (0.63%) LAN
8 8 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (0.56%) HTTP
8 8 (0.56%) iSCSI
8 8 (0.56%) OSPF
9 6 (0.42%) Network Security
9 6 (0.42%) VLAN
10 4 (0.28%) SAN
10 4 (0.28%) Softphone
10 4 (0.28%) VoIP
10 4 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 226 (15.88%) SQL Server
2 61 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 60 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 56 (3.94%) NoSQL
4 56 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
5 41 (2.88%) Power BI
6 40 (2.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 39 (2.74%) Amazon Athena
7 39 (2.74%) Big Data
7 39 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
8 31 (2.18%) Relational Database
9 29 (2.04%) Oracle Database
10 21 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
11 20 (1.41%) Couchbase
11 20 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (1.19%) Hadoop
13 15 (1.05%) KDB
14 13 (0.91%) MySQL
15 12 (0.84%) Redis
15 12 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 73 (5.13%) JIRA
2 59 (4.15%) Git (software)
3 45 (3.16%) Jenkins
4 43 (3.02%) SpecFlow
5 41 (2.88%) Selenium
5 41 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 37 (2.60%) Cucumber
7 36 (2.53%) NUnit
8 27 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
8 27 (1.90%) Visual Studio
9 21 (1.48%) RStudio
10 20 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
11 18 (1.26%) Maven
12 15 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (0.84%) Artifactory
14 10 (0.70%) Spock
15 9 (0.63%) TeamCity
15 9 (0.63%) Vagrant
16 8 (0.56%) Bitbucket
16 8 (0.56%) WinDbg
General
1 936 (65.78%) Finance
2 557 (39.14%) Front Office
3 219 (15.39%) Banking
4 120 (8.43%) Back Office
5 92 (6.47%) French Language
5 92 (6.47%) German Language
5 92 (6.47%) Italian Language
5 92 (6.47%) Spanish Language
6 68 (4.78%) Dutch Language
7 65 (4.57%) Investment Banking
8 60 (4.22%) Marketing
9 46 (3.23%) Legal
10 21 (1.48%) Financial Institution
10 21 (1.48%) Retail
11 8 (0.56%) Advertising
11 8 (0.56%) Billing
12 5 (0.35%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.28%) Publishing
14 3 (0.21%) Games
14 3 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 297 (20.87%) Developer
2 281 (19.75%) Analyst
3 112 (7.87%) Business Analyst
4 94 (6.61%) Software Engineer
5 93 (6.54%) Architect
6 91 (6.39%) Consultant
7 77 (5.41%) Data Manager
7 77 (5.41%) Java Developer
8 67 (4.71%) Implementation Consultant
9 60 (4.22%) .NET Developer
9 60 (4.22%) C# Developer
10 54 (3.79%) AWS Engineer
10 54 (3.79%) AWS Software Engineer
10 54 (3.79%) Senior Developer
11 52 (3.65%) Support Analyst
12 51 (3.58%) Applications Support
13 47 (3.30%) Development Manager
13 47 (3.30%) Finance Manager
14 46 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
14 46 (3.23%) Technical Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (15.74%) Web Services
2 192 (13.49%) .NET
3 136 (9.56%) XML
4 128 (9.00%) AngularJS
4 128 (9.00%) J2EE
5 112 (7.87%) React
6 75 (5.27%) Node.js
7 60 (4.22%) HTML
8 57 (4.01%) ASP.NET
8 57 (4.01%) CSS
9 56 (3.94%) REST
10 51 (3.58%) FIX Protocol
11 41 (2.88%) RESTful
12 40 (2.81%) Spring
13 38 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
14 37 (2.60%) .NET Core
15 29 (2.04%) FpML
15 29 (2.04%) jQuery
16 28 (1.97%) SOAP
17 27 (1.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 507 (35.63%) Fixed Income
2 428 (30.08%) Derivative
3 406 (28.53%) Equities
4 387 (27.20%) Hedge funds
5 212 (14.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 97 (6.82%) Equity Derivative
7 94 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
8 80 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
9 74 (5.20%) Exotic Derivative
10 65 (4.57%) Management Information System
11 64 (4.50%) Reference Data
12 52 (3.65%) User Experience
13 36 (2.53%) Algorithms
14 29 (2.04%) SWIFT
15 24 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
16 18 (1.26%) Public Cloud
17 17 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
18 12 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
19 11 (0.77%) Data Structures
19 11 (0.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 141 (9.91%) Windows
2 67 (4.71%) Linux
3 49 (3.44%) Unix
4 46 (3.23%) Windows 10
5 36 (2.53%) Windows Server
6 21 (1.48%) Windows 7
7 13 (0.91%) Android
7 13 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.42%) zOS
9 5 (0.35%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.28%) HPUX
10 4 (0.28%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.21%) Solaris
12 2 (0.14%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.070%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.070%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 682 (47.93%) Asset Management
2 609 (42.80%) Agile Software Development
3 251 (17.64%) Mentoring
4 247 (17.36%) Business Analysis
5 221 (15.53%) Software Engineering
6 160 (11.24%) Portfolio Management
7 155 (10.89%) Analytics
8 143 (10.05%) Change Management
8 143 (10.05%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 139 (9.77%) Project Delivery
10 127 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 124 (8.71%) Performance Attribution
12 112 (7.87%) Fund Management
13 111 (7.80%) Microservices
14 108 (7.59%) Workflow
15 106 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
16 102 (7.17%) Migration
17 101 (7.10%) ITIL
18 98 (6.89%) Scrum
19 91 (6.39%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 552 (38.79%) SQL
2 378 (26.56%) C#
3 367 (25.79%) Java
4 363 (25.51%) Python
5 195 (13.70%) C++
5 195 (13.70%) JavaScript
6 72 (5.06%) R
7 67 (4.71%) T-SQL
8 60 (4.22%) PowerShell
9 50 (3.51%) Perl
10 45 (3.16%) Java 8
11 33 (2.32%) Kotlin
12 31 (2.18%) PL/SQL
13 30 (2.11%) Bash Shell
14 29 (2.04%) Ruby
15 27 (1.90%) VBA
16 24 (1.69%) Bourne shell
16 24 (1.69%) Korn
17 15 (1.05%) Groovy
18 13 (0.91%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 192 (13.49%) Degree
2 52 (3.65%) CFA
3 47 (3.30%) CIMA
4 24 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 20 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (0.98%) AWS Certification
7 12 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.56%) CISSP
8 8 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (0.56%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.56%) MCSE
9 7 (0.49%) CISM
9 7 (0.49%) MBA
9 7 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.42%) CISA
10 6 (0.42%) MCP
10 6 (0.42%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.42%) PMP
11 5 (0.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.16%) QA
2 34 (2.39%) Data Quality
3 21 (1.48%) MiFID
4 20 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (1.26%) EMIR
6 16 (1.12%) PMO
7 12 (0.84%) COBIT
7 12 (0.84%) SLA
8 8 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
9 7 (0.49%) Solvency II
10 5 (0.35%) GDPR
10 5 (0.35%) NIST
11 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.21%) IFRS
13 2 (0.14%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.070%) ISO 20022
14 1 (0.070%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.070%) ITGC
14 1 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 117 (8.22%) Docker
2 56 (3.94%) Active Directory
3 35 (2.46%) XenDesktop
4 20 (1.41%) XenApp
5 18 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (0.49%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.28%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.21%) Firmware
9 3 (0.21%) HDFS
9 3 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.070%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.070%) KVM
11 1 (0.070%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.070%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 34 (2.39%) Kubernetes
2 33 (2.32%) SCCM
3 22 (1.55%) Automic
4 20 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
5 19 (1.34%) Ansible
6 11 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.77%) Puppet
7 10 (0.70%) Control-M
8 9 (0.63%) Salt
9 8 (0.56%) Perfmon
9 8 (0.56%) WhatsUp Gold
10 7 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.35%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.35%) Mesos
11 5 (0.35%) XenMobile
12 4 (0.28%) Grafana
12 4 (0.28%) Jamf Pro
12 4 (0.28%) Prometheus
12 4 (0.28%) WSUS
13 3 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 235 (16.51%) Bloomberg
2 206 (14.48%) Charles River
3 201 (14.13%) Microsoft
4 179 (12.58%) SimCorp
5 146 (10.26%) Oracle
6 129 (9.07%) Reuters
7 123 (8.64%) Calypso
8 51 (3.58%) Citrix
8 51 (3.58%) Google
9 45 (3.16%) ION Trading
10 40 (2.81%) Casewise
11 39 (2.74%) Eze Castle Integration
12 36 (2.53%) Cisco
13 35 (2.46%) Fidessa
13 35 (2.46%) Tableau
14 26 (1.83%) ServiceNow
15 25 (1.76%) VMware
16 24 (1.69%) Linedata
16 24 (1.69%) MarketAxess
16 24 (1.69%) Tradeweb