Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Investment Management
UK
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 288 268 393
Rank change year-on-year -20 +125 +61
Permanent jobs citing Investment Management 688 1,481 1,190
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 1.19% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.29% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 646 1,313 983
Median annual salary £90,000 £90,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +38.46% +8.33%
10th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £142,500 £143,750 £96,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -0.87% +9.52%

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 60,313 114,969 138,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.40% 92.10% 92.26%
Number of salaries quoted 48,609 92,106 110,401
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,125 £29,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.52% +2.22% -

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 27 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Investment Management in the UK

Investment Management
Top 12 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 27 January 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 -20 656 £90,000 - 65
London -4 636 £92,500 - 60
Work from Home -105 57 £78,750 -34.38% 15
UK excluding London +118 35 £60,000 +5.26% 7
Northern Ireland - 16 - -
North of England +78 7 £50,000 - 2
North West +63 7 £50,000 -23.08% 2
South East +84 6 £42,500 -25.44%
South West +62 4 £75,000 +87.50% 2
Midlands +89 1 £49,500 +13.53% 1
West Midlands +57 1 £49,500 +13.53% 1
Scotland +32 1 £62,500 +47.06% 1

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 523 (76.02%) Finance
2 370 (53.78%) Asset Management
3 353 (51.31%) Python
4 340 (49.42%) AWS
5 322 (46.80%) Agile Software Development
6 311 (45.20%) Hedge funds
7 304 (44.19%) Front Office
8 290 (42.15%) Fixed Income
9 282 (40.99%) Web Services
10 267 (38.81%) Derivative
11 258 (37.50%) Software Engineering
12 254 (36.92%) Java
13 232 (33.72%) Azure
14 220 (31.98%) SQL
15 219 (31.83%) Equities
16 203 (29.51%) Banking
17 199 (28.92%) JavaScript
18 181 (26.31%) React
19 175 (25.44%) AngularJS
20 155 (22.53%) GCP
21 147 (21.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 140 (20.35%) Vue.js
23 125 (18.17%) Greenfield Project
23 125 (18.17%) Analytics
24 124 (18.02%) DevOps
25 118 (17.15%) Microservices
26 114 (16.57%) C#
27 104 (15.12%) SQL Server
28 100 (14.53%) Investment Banking
29 93 (13.52%) Fintech

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 50 (7.27%) Apache
2 15 (2.18%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.45%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.58%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.58%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (0.44%) Ethereum
6 2 (0.29%) CMS
6 2 (0.29%) Confluence
6 2 (0.29%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.15%) Appian
7 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 17 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.58%) Figma
4 2 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 32 (4.65%) Markit EDM
2 30 (4.36%) Eagle PACE
3 8 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.29%) Bloomberg AIM
5 2 (0.29%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.15%) MultiFonds
6 1 (0.15%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 340 (49.42%) AWS
2 232 (33.72%) Azure
3 155 (22.53%) GCP
4 78 (11.34%) Serverless
5 76 (11.05%) AWS Lambda
6 62 (9.01%) Amazon ECS
7 49 (7.12%) Apigee
8 47 (6.83%) SaaS
9 29 (4.22%) Office 365
10 27 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
11 19 (2.76%) Amazon S3
12 14 (2.03%) Power Platform
13 7 (1.02%) GitHub
14 6 (0.87%) IaaS
15 5 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
15 5 (0.73%) OneDrive
16 4 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
17 3 (0.44%) AWS Fargate
17 3 (0.44%) Power Automate
17 3 (0.44%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.49%) Firewall
2 15 (2.18%) WAN
3 12 (1.74%) LAN
3 12 (1.74%) VLAN
4 11 (1.60%) DNS
4 11 (1.60%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.31%) Network Security
6 7 (1.02%) HSRP
6 7 (1.02%) Spanning Tree
6 7 (1.02%) SSL
6 7 (1.02%) VPN
6 7 (1.02%) VRRP
7 6 (0.87%) BGP
7 6 (0.87%) Ethernet
7 6 (0.87%) OSPF
7 6 (0.87%) SMTP
7 6 (0.87%) VoIP
8 5 (0.73%) DHCP
8 5 (0.73%) SNMP
8 5 (0.73%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (15.12%) SQL Server
2 62 (9.01%) MySQL
3 60 (8.72%) PostgreSQL
4 51 (7.41%) Amazon Redshift
5 41 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (2.91%) Relational Database
7 18 (2.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 14 (2.03%) Big Data
9 13 (1.89%) Power BI
10 11 (1.60%) Data Lake
10 11 (1.60%) Hadoop
10 11 (1.60%) NoSQL
11 9 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (1.16%) Amazon Aurora
12 8 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (1.16%) RDBMS
12 8 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.16%) Tableau
13 7 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.73%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 52 (7.56%) Jenkins
2 51 (7.41%) GitLab
3 49 (7.12%) Artifactory
4 12 (1.74%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.31%) JIRA
6 5 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.58%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.58%) Cucumber
7 4 (0.58%) JUnit
7 4 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.29%) Grunt
8 2 (0.29%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.29%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.29%) Maven
8 2 (0.29%) Protractor
8 2 (0.29%) Sinon.JS
8 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.29%) webpack
9 1 (0.15%) Cypress.io
9 1 (0.15%) Mockito
General
1 523 (76.02%) Finance
2 304 (44.19%) Front Office
3 203 (29.51%) Banking
4 100 (14.53%) Investment Banking
5 62 (9.01%) Back Office
6 8 (1.16%) Marketing
7 4 (0.58%) Advertising
8 1 (0.15%) Billing
8 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.15%) Legal
8 1 (0.15%) Retail
8 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 315 (45.78%) Developer
2 162 (23.55%) Software Engineer
3 155 (22.53%) Analyst
4 151 (21.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 116 (16.86%) Python Developer
6 96 (13.95%) AWS Engineer
7 93 (13.52%) AWS Developer
7 93 (13.52%) AWS Software Engineer
8 75 (10.90%) Business Analyst
9 70 (10.17%) JavaScript Developer
10 66 (9.59%) Python Engineer
11 62 (9.01%) Front Office Developer
12 54 (7.85%) Python Software Engineer
13 53 (7.70%) Lead Developer
14 50 (7.27%) Finance Manager
15 46 (6.69%) Financial Analyst
16 41 (5.96%) .NET Developer
17 40 (5.81%) Applications Support
18 38 (5.52%) Java Engineer
19 36 (5.23%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (40.99%) Web Services
2 181 (26.31%) React
3 175 (25.44%) AngularJS
4 140 (20.35%) Vue.js
5 81 (11.77%) .NET
6 61 (8.87%) gRPC
7 50 (7.27%) OAuth
8 49 (7.12%) .NET Core
8 49 (7.12%) Swagger
9 41 (5.96%) Shiny
10 39 (5.67%) Node.js
11 38 (5.52%) ASP.NET
12 34 (4.94%) ASP.NET Core
13 32 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
14 24 (3.49%) Pandas
15 18 (2.62%) HTML
16 15 (2.18%) GraphQL
17 13 (1.89%) CSS
17 13 (1.89%) HTML5
18 11 (1.60%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 311 (45.20%) Hedge funds
2 290 (42.15%) Fixed Income
3 267 (38.81%) Derivative
4 219 (31.83%) Equities
5 147 (21.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 125 (18.17%) Greenfield Project
7 60 (8.72%) Credit Derivative
8 38 (5.52%) Reference Data
9 20 (2.91%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 15 (2.18%) Blog
11 14 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
12 13 (1.89%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.31%) PMI
14 8 (1.16%) Pricing Data
14 8 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
15 7 (1.02%) Algorithms
15 7 (1.02%) User Experience
16 6 (0.87%) Credit Risk
17 5 (0.73%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 34 (4.94%) Windows
2 22 (3.20%) Linux
3 19 (2.76%) Unix
4 10 (1.45%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.31%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.87%) CentOS
8 5 (0.73%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.73%) Solaris
8 5 (0.73%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.58%) Android
10 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (53.78%) Asset Management
2 322 (46.80%) Agile Software Development
3 258 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 125 (18.17%) Analytics
5 124 (18.02%) DevOps
6 118 (17.15%) Microservices
7 93 (13.52%) Fintech
8 73 (10.61%) Migration
9 66 (9.59%) Portfolio Management
10 65 (9.45%) Business Analysis
11 48 (6.98%) Scrum
12 47 (6.83%) Artificial Intelligence
13 42 (6.10%) Machine Learning
14 34 (4.94%) Project Delivery
14 34 (4.94%) Quantitative Analysis
15 33 (4.80%) Project Management
16 30 (4.36%) Cybersecurity
16 30 (4.36%) Mentoring
17 29 (4.22%) Prototyping
18 28 (4.07%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 353 (51.31%) Python
2 254 (36.92%) Java
3 220 (31.98%) SQL
4 199 (28.92%) JavaScript
5 114 (16.57%) C#
6 70 (10.17%) R
7 44 (6.40%) TypeScript
8 33 (4.80%) Kotlin
9 28 (4.07%) C
10 26 (3.78%) PowerShell
11 16 (2.33%) Scala
12 12 (1.74%) C++
13 11 (1.60%) VBA
14 8 (1.16%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.73%) Java 8
16 4 (0.58%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.44%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.44%) PHP
18 2 (0.29%) Go
18 2 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (7.12%) Degree
2 24 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (3.20%) Sun Certification
4 13 (1.89%) CCNA
5 10 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.45%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.16%) CISSP
7 6 (0.87%) CCIE
7 6 (0.87%) CCNP
7 6 (0.87%) CISM
7 6 (0.87%) PMP
8 5 (0.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 5 (0.73%) CCSP
8 5 (0.73%) CREST Certified
8 5 (0.73%) GCFA
8 5 (0.73%) GCIA
8 5 (0.73%) GCIH
9 4 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.29%) CGEIT
10 2 (0.29%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.20%) NIST
2 10 (1.45%) QA
3 8 (1.16%) PMO
4 6 (0.87%) COBIT
5 5 (0.73%) MiFID
6 4 (0.58%) EMIR
7 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.29%) GDPR
9 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 92 (13.37%) Docker
2 30 (4.36%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (0.58%) XenApp
6 2 (0.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 87 (12.65%) Kubernetes
2 22 (3.20%) Terraform
3 12 (1.74%) Ansible
4 6 (0.87%) SCCM
5 5 (0.73%) Control-M
5 5 (0.73%) CSIRT
5 5 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.58%) Puppet
7 3 (0.44%) Cacti
7 3 (0.44%) HAProxy
7 3 (0.44%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.15%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 81 (11.77%) Google
2 61 (8.87%) Oracle
3 54 (7.85%) Bloomberg
4 51 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 27 (3.92%) Charles River
5 27 (3.92%) Cisco
6 25 (3.63%) Reuters
7 22 (3.20%) FactSet
8 14 (2.03%) Palo Alto
8 14 (2.03%) VMware
9 8 (1.16%) Sybase
10 7 (1.02%) Citrix
10 7 (1.02%) F5
11 5 (0.73%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.73%) IBM
12 4 (0.58%) Dataiku
12 4 (0.58%) Infoblox
12 4 (0.58%) Juniper
12 4 (0.58%) SAP
12 4 (0.58%) Splunk