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

Investment Management
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 278 359 412
Rank change year-on-year +81 +53 +20
Permanent jobs citing Investment Management 1,333 1,304 1,307
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.14% 0.88% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.96% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,175 1,103 932
Median annual salary £92,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.04% +12.50% -3.23%
10th Percentile £51,100 £42,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £155,000 £105,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.00% -9.09% +4.76%

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 107,655 136,498 163,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.91% 92.20% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85,344 107,439 132,858
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 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 +80 1,316 £95,000 +40.74% 91
London +58 1,261 £97,500 +39.29% 82
UK excluding London +58 66 £57,000 +14.00% 16
Work from Home +57 58 £125,000 +117.39% 1
South East +59 30 £57,000 -18.57% 5
North of England +64 18 £50,000 +17.65% 4
North West +19 11 £55,250 +30.00% 3
Scotland +40 8 £47,500 -5.00% 3
South West +30 7 - -
Yorkshire +59 6 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Wales - 3 £47,500 - 1
North East +4 1 £45,000 -18.18%

For the 6 months to 2 April 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.

1 910 (68.27%) Finance
2 750 (56.26%) Asset Management
3 655 (49.14%) Front Office
4 645 (48.39%) Fixed Income
5 590 (44.26%) Hedge funds
6 582 (43.66%) Derivative
7 561 (42.09%) Agile Software Development
8 550 (41.26%) AWS
9 500 (37.51%) Java
10 497 (37.28%) Python
11 472 (35.41%) Equities
12 456 (34.21%) Web Services
13 418 (31.36%) SQL
14 415 (31.13%) JavaScript
15 374 (28.06%) Banking
16 340 (25.51%) Software Engineering
17 326 (24.46%) Azure
18 309 (23.18%) Analytics
19 302 (22.66%) Bloomberg
20 301 (22.58%) Decision-Making
21 281 (21.08%) GCP
22 274 (20.56%) C#
23 268 (20.11%) Mentoring
24 261 (19.58%) React
25 254 (19.05%) Performance Attribution
26 241 (18.08%) Portfolio Management
26 241 (18.08%) Business Analysis
27 240 (18.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
28 237 (17.78%) C++
29 228 (17.10%) J2EE

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 26 (1.95%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (0.90%) Apache Spark
4 11 (0.83%) Skype for Business
5 9 (0.68%) Confluence
6 8 (0.60%) Apache
7 7 (0.53%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.30%) MQSeries
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.23%) CMS
9 3 (0.23%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.23%) JBoss
9 3 (0.23%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.075%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.075%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.075%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.075%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.075%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.075%) WebSphere
Applications
1 57 (4.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 48 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.075%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 110 (8.25%) FINCAD Analytics
2 104 (7.80%) Markit EDM
3 89 (6.68%) thinkFolio
4 58 (4.35%) Eagle PACE
5 56 (4.20%) PolarLake
6 53 (3.98%) Front Arena
7 11 (0.83%) LatentZero
8 9 (0.68%) Salerio
9 6 (0.45%) Bloomberg AIM
10 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.23%) Sentinel
11 2 (0.15%) LongView
12 1 (0.075%) Advent Geneva
12 1 (0.075%) Eze OMS
12 1 (0.075%) Minerva
12 1 (0.075%) MultiFonds
12 1 (0.075%) Oracle EBS
12 1 (0.075%) Oracle ERP
12 1 (0.075%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 550 (41.26%) AWS
2 326 (24.46%) Azure
3 281 (21.08%) GCP
4 64 (4.80%) OpenShift
5 60 (4.50%) Office 365
6 35 (2.63%) SaaS
7 31 (2.33%) Amazon ECS
7 31 (2.33%) Amazon SQS
8 30 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
9 24 (1.80%) Amazon S3
10 22 (1.65%) Power Platform
10 22 (1.65%) Serverless
11 20 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
11 20 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
12 15 (1.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 13 (0.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 13 (0.98%) Route 53
14 7 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 2 (0.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.03%) Cisco IOS
2 26 (1.95%) Internet
3 14 (1.05%) VoIP
4 13 (0.98%) LAN
5 12 (0.90%) WAN
6 11 (0.83%) Firewall
6 11 (0.83%) Skype
7 10 (0.75%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.60%) HTTP
9 7 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.45%) FTP
10 6 (0.45%) Intranet
11 5 (0.38%) Wireless
12 4 (0.30%) SWIFTNet
13 3 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (0.23%) IP Telephony
13 3 (0.23%) Network Security
13 3 (0.23%) VPN
14 2 (0.15%) DHCP
14 2 (0.15%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (9.00%) PostgreSQL
2 116 (8.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 110 (8.25%) Amazon Athena
4 102 (7.65%) SQL Server
5 65 (4.88%) NoSQL
6 31 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
7 29 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (1.80%) Relational Database
9 23 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (1.65%) Big Data
10 22 (1.65%) Power BI
11 18 (1.35%) KDB
12 15 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
13 13 (0.98%) Oracle Database
14 12 (0.90%) Data Mining
15 11 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 9 (0.68%) MongoDB
16 9 (0.68%) RDBMS
17 8 (0.60%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 60 (4.50%) Git (software)
2 57 (4.28%) Jenkins
3 50 (3.75%) Artifactory
4 41 (3.08%) RStudio
5 26 (1.95%) JIRA
6 23 (1.73%) Selenium
7 18 (1.35%) Cucumber
8 15 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (0.75%) Maven
10 9 (0.68%) JUnit
11 8 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (0.60%) Bitbucket
11 8 (0.60%) Katalon Studio
12 7 (0.53%) NUnit
12 7 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (0.53%) SonarQube
12 7 (0.53%) TestComplete
12 7 (0.53%) Visual Studio
12 7 (0.53%) WebDriver
13 6 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
General
1 910 (68.27%) Finance
2 655 (49.14%) Front Office
3 374 (28.06%) Banking
4 182 (13.65%) Investment Banking
5 150 (11.25%) Back Office
6 101 (7.58%) Marketing
7 48 (3.60%) Legal
8 15 (1.13%) Retail
9 12 (0.90%) Billing
10 10 (0.75%) French Language
11 7 (0.53%) German Language
11 7 (0.53%) Italian Language
11 7 (0.53%) Spanish Language
12 6 (0.45%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.30%) Games
14 2 (0.15%) Advertising
14 2 (0.15%) Law
14 2 (0.15%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.15%) Wholesale Banking
15 1 (0.075%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 336 (25.21%) Developer
2 214 (16.05%) Analyst
3 100 (7.50%) Java Developer
4 97 (7.28%) Front Office Developer
5 90 (6.75%) Data Manager
6 85 (6.38%) AWS Engineer
7 82 (6.15%) Software Engineer
7 82 (6.15%) Support Analyst
8 81 (6.08%) AWS Developer
9 79 (5.93%) Business Analyst
10 69 (5.18%) Finance Manager
11 68 (5.10%) Development Manager
12 67 (5.03%) Architect
13 66 (4.95%) Applications Support
13 66 (4.95%) Python Developer
14 61 (4.58%) Engineering Manager
14 61 (4.58%) Java Engineer
15 56 (4.20%) Analytics Manager
16 55 (4.13%) Project Manager
17 51 (3.83%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 456 (34.21%) Web Services
2 261 (19.58%) React
3 228 (17.10%) J2EE
4 218 (16.35%) AngularJS
5 166 (12.45%) Node.js
6 147 (11.03%) .NET
7 121 (9.08%) Vue.js
8 64 (4.80%) CSS
9 60 (4.50%) HTML
9 60 (4.50%) Redux
10 50 (3.75%) REST
11 43 (3.23%) Spring
12 32 (2.40%) Spring Boot
13 28 (2.10%) .NET Core
13 28 (2.10%) Sass
14 27 (2.03%) Kafka
15 26 (1.95%) LESS
15 26 (1.95%) Ruby on Rails
15 26 (1.95%) Semantic HTML
16 25 (1.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 645 (48.39%) Fixed Income
2 590 (44.26%) Hedge funds
3 582 (43.66%) Derivative
4 472 (35.41%) Equities
5 240 (18.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 122 (9.15%) Greenfield Project
7 113 (8.48%) Equity Derivative
8 100 (7.50%) Reference Data
9 88 (6.60%) Blog
10 77 (5.78%) Exotic Derivative
11 72 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
12 53 (3.98%) Public Cloud
13 51 (3.83%) Video Conferencing
14 50 (3.75%) Management Information System
15 29 (2.18%) OTC Derivatives
16 21 (1.58%) Algorithms
17 17 (1.28%) Cloud Native
18 16 (1.20%) User Experience
19 15 (1.13%) Data Centre
19 15 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 96 (7.20%) Windows
2 88 (6.60%) Linux
3 45 (3.38%) Windows 10
4 36 (2.70%) Unix
5 34 (2.55%) Mac OS X
6 25 (1.88%) Windows Server
7 19 (1.43%) Windows 7
8 14 (1.05%) Android
9 9 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.38%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.075%) VMS
14 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 750 (56.26%) Asset Management
2 561 (42.09%) Agile Software Development
3 340 (25.51%) Software Engineering
4 309 (23.18%) Analytics
5 301 (22.58%) Decision-Making
6 268 (20.11%) Mentoring
7 254 (19.05%) Performance Attribution
8 241 (18.08%) Business Analysis
8 241 (18.08%) Portfolio Management
9 226 (16.95%) Artificial Intelligence
10 221 (16.58%) Data Analytics
11 198 (14.85%) DevOps
12 188 (14.10%) Migration
13 179 (13.43%) Open Source
14 166 (12.45%) Machine Learning
15 149 (11.18%) Performance Management
16 120 (9.00%) Fintech
17 113 (8.48%) Project Delivery
18 112 (8.40%) Front End Development
18 112 (8.40%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 500 (37.51%) Java
2 497 (37.28%) Python
3 418 (31.36%) SQL
4 415 (31.13%) JavaScript
5 274 (20.56%) C#
6 237 (17.78%) C++
7 147 (11.03%) Kotlin
8 126 (9.45%) R
9 37 (2.78%) VBA
10 35 (2.63%) Java 8
10 35 (2.63%) Ruby
11 34 (2.55%) PowerShell
12 24 (1.80%) TypeScript
13 19 (1.43%) T-SQL
14 17 (1.28%) Bash Shell
15 12 (0.90%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.75%) PHP
17 9 (0.68%) Korn
18 8 (0.60%) Perl
19 7 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 108 (8.10%) Degree
2 25 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (1.20%) CFA
5 13 (0.98%) CIMA
6 12 (0.90%) CISSP
7 11 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (0.38%) CISA
9 5 (0.38%) CISM
9 5 (0.38%) MCSE
9 5 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.30%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.23%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.23%) CEH
11 3 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.23%) MCDST
11 3 (0.23%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.15%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (4.58%) Data Quality
2 35 (2.63%) QA
3 16 (1.20%) SLA
4 12 (0.90%) MiFID
5 9 (0.68%) PMO
6 8 (0.60%) EMIR
7 7 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.53%) Solvency II
8 6 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.30%) UCITS
10 2 (0.15%) Basel III
10 2 (0.15%) GDPR
10 2 (0.15%) NIST
10 2 (0.15%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.075%) IFRS
System Software
1 150 (11.25%) Docker
2 36 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
4 8 (0.60%) XenDesktop
5 7 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.30%) HDFS
7 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.075%) vCloud
8 1 (0.075%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.075%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.075%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 91 (6.83%) Kubernetes
2 44 (3.30%) Terraform
3 25 (1.88%) SCCM
4 21 (1.58%) Mesos
5 20 (1.50%) Nagios
6 16 (1.20%) Ansible
7 13 (0.98%) AirWatch
8 10 (0.75%) Packer
9 8 (0.60%) Thomson Reuters DACS
10 7 (0.53%) Grafana
10 7 (0.53%) Prometheus
11 6 (0.45%) Automic
11 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (0.38%) Control-M
12 5 (0.38%) Perfmon
12 5 (0.38%) Puppet
13 4 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (0.30%) Salt
14 3 (0.23%) Cisco CUCM
14 3 (0.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 302 (22.66%) Bloomberg
2 168 (12.60%) Google
3 109 (8.18%) Charles River
4 108 (8.10%) Reuters
5 86 (6.45%) Microsoft
6 65 (4.88%) SimCorp
7 58 (4.35%) Oracle
8 53 (3.98%) Calypso
9 49 (3.68%) Fidessa
10 37 (2.78%) Cisco
11 31 (2.33%) ION Trading
12 28 (2.10%) Apple
13 27 (2.03%) Avaya
13 27 (2.03%) Eze Software Group
14 26 (1.95%) Citrix
15 24 (1.80%) FIS
15 24 (1.80%) Linedata
15 24 (1.80%) Murex
16 23 (1.73%) ServiceNow
17 15 (1.13%) FactSet