Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Investment Management
UK
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 316 290 284
Rank change year-on-year -26 -6 +108
Permanent jobs citing Investment Management 1,389 686 1,478
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.07% 1.08% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 1.15% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,206 606 1,212
10th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £48,750
25th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +30.77%
75th Percentile £126,250 £122,500 £126,250
90th Percentile £138,750 £142,500 £143,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £60,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year -22.92% +5.26% +1.33%

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 122,071 59,414 115,735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.04% 93.13% 92.60%
Number of salaries quoted 79,345 48,394 92,766
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -12 1,358 £97,500 +5.41% 100
London -21 1,288 £100,000 +8.11% 91
Work from Home -39 241 £115,000 +48.39% 13
UK excluding London -159 79 £46,250 -22.92% 15
North West -74 26 £45,000 -10.00% 1
North of England -101 26 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South East -103 23 £72,500 +70.59% 1
Midlands -85 12 £35,000 -29.29% 3
West Midlands -66 11 £35,000 -29.29% 3
Scotland -57 9 £55,000 -12.00% 6
South West -42 7 £45,000 -40.00% 2
Wales - 2 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 1,022 (73.58%) Finance
2 776 (55.87%) Asset Management
3 771 (55.51%) Agile Software Development
4 760 (54.72%) Software Engineering
5 758 (54.57%) AWS
6 709 (51.04%) Python
7 598 (43.05%) Front Office
8 559 (40.24%) React
9 545 (39.24%) JavaScript
10 519 (37.37%) Full Stack Development
11 514 (37.01%) SQL
12 476 (34.27%) Azure
13 447 (32.18%) Analytics
14 441 (31.75%) Equities
15 431 (31.03%) TypeScript
16 404 (29.09%) Hedge funds
17 348 (25.05%) GCP
18 335 (24.12%) Java
19 313 (22.53%) Derivative
20 297 (21.38%) Docker
21 293 (21.09%) Fixed Income
22 287 (20.66%) Microservices
22 287 (20.66%) CI/CD
23 281 (20.23%) Terraform
24 264 (19.01%) Node.js
25 263 (18.93%) Kubernetes
26 257 (18.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 255 (18.36%) Serverless
28 252 (18.14%) DevOps
29 238 (17.13%) C#

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 17 (1.22%) Apache Airflow
2 14 (1.01%) Confluence
3 10 (0.72%) SharePoint
4 8 (0.58%) Camunda
5 7 (0.50%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.22%) Apache
7 2 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.14%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.14%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.072%) Appian
8 1 (0.072%) CMS
8 1 (0.072%) IIS
8 1 (0.072%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.072%) Umbraco
Applications
1 33 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (1.51%) Adobe XD
2 21 (1.51%) Sketch
3 17 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.072%) InVision
Business Applications
1 7 (0.50%) Sentinel
2 6 (0.43%) SimCorp Dimension
3 5 (0.36%) MetaTrader
4 4 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.29%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.14%) Eikon
5 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 758 (54.57%) AWS
2 476 (34.27%) Azure
3 348 (25.05%) GCP
4 255 (18.36%) Serverless
5 229 (16.49%) AWS Lambda
6 107 (7.70%) Amazon S3
7 103 (7.42%) Amazon EC2
8 98 (7.06%) Amazon ECS
9 93 (6.70%) Amazon SQS
10 90 (6.48%) AWS Step Functions
11 49 (3.53%) Microsoft 365
12 46 (3.31%) SaaS
13 39 (2.81%) Power Platform
14 27 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
15 25 (1.80%) IaaS
16 23 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
17 21 (1.51%) Figma
18 20 (1.44%) PaaS
19 13 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 12 (0.86%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.87%) DNS
2 18 (1.30%) Network Security
3 10 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
4 8 (0.58%) Firewall
5 6 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.43%) VPN
6 4 (0.29%) IP Telephony
6 4 (0.29%) Multicast
7 3 (0.22%) DHCP
8 2 (0.14%) BGP
8 2 (0.14%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (0.14%) H.323
8 2 (0.14%) HTTP
8 2 (0.14%) IGMP
8 2 (0.14%) IPsec
8 2 (0.14%) OSPF
8 2 (0.14%) SCCP
8 2 (0.14%) Skype
8 2 (0.14%) Unicast
8 2 (0.14%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (9.29%) SQL Server
2 99 (7.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 93 (6.70%) Amazon RDS
4 89 (6.41%) Amazon Aurora
5 85 (6.12%) Amazon Athena
6 36 (2.59%) Power BI
6 36 (2.59%) Tableau
7 28 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (1.22%) Relational Database
10 16 (1.15%) NoSQL
11 13 (0.94%) MongoDB
12 12 (0.86%) Big Data
12 12 (0.86%) Sisense
12 12 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.58%) MySQL
14 8 (0.58%) SQL Server 2017
14 8 (0.58%) SSDT
15 7 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (1.73%) JIRA
2 23 (1.66%) Git (software)
3 11 (0.79%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.65%) Visual Studio
6 8 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (0.50%) Selenium
7 7 (0.50%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.43%) Cypress.io
9 4 (0.29%) Bitbucket
9 4 (0.29%) MSI
9 4 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.22%) JUnit
10 3 (0.22%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.22%) WaveMaker
11 2 (0.14%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.14%) GitLab
11 2 (0.14%) Gradle
11 2 (0.14%) SonarQube
General
1 1,022 (73.58%) Finance
2 598 (43.05%) Front Office
3 184 (13.25%) Social Skills
4 144 (10.37%) Banking
5 44 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (2.81%) Marketing
7 29 (2.09%) Investment Banking
8 26 (1.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 22 (1.58%) Back Office
10 14 (1.01%) Retail
11 13 (0.94%) Presentation Skills
12 12 (0.86%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.86%) Legal
12 12 (0.86%) Organisational Skills
13 10 (0.72%) Private Banking
14 7 (0.50%) Wholesale Banking
15 5 (0.36%) Influencing Skills
16 4 (0.29%) Public Speaking
16 4 (0.29%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 834 (60.04%) Developer
2 520 (37.44%) Software Engineer
3 499 (35.93%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 312 (22.46%) Python Engineer
5 310 (22.32%) Python Developer
6 277 (19.94%) AWS Engineer
7 274 (19.73%) AWS Developer
8 245 (17.64%) React Developer
9 193 (13.89%) Python Software Engineer
10 158 (11.38%) Java Engineer
11 157 (11.30%) AWS Software Engineer
12 154 (11.09%) Java Developer
13 153 (11.02%) Java Software Engineer
14 146 (10.51%) Java Software Developer
15 144 (10.37%) UI Developer
16 137 (9.86%) Lead Developer
16 137 (9.86%) Senior Developer
17 122 (8.78%) UI Engineer
18 110 (7.92%) Analyst
19 109 (7.85%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 559 (40.24%) React
2 264 (19.01%) Node.js
3 168 (12.10%) .NET
4 124 (8.93%) Material-UI
5 119 (8.57%) gRPC
6 109 (7.85%) AngularJS
7 95 (6.84%) ASP.NET
8 90 (6.48%) ASP.NET Web API
9 87 (6.26%) Vue.js
10 60 (4.32%) .NET Core
11 57 (4.10%) HTML
12 55 (3.96%) Kafka
13 53 (3.82%) ASP.NET Core
14 52 (3.74%) NumPy
15 51 (3.67%) Web Services
16 50 (3.60%) Pandas
17 47 (3.38%) CSS
18 44 (3.17%) SciPy
19 42 (3.02%) Protocol Buffers
20 41 (2.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 441 (31.75%) Equities
2 404 (29.09%) Hedge funds
3 313 (22.53%) Derivative
4 293 (21.09%) Fixed Income
5 257 (18.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 166 (11.95%) User Experience
7 101 (7.27%) Greenfield Project
8 83 (5.98%) Credit Derivative
9 77 (5.54%) Pricing Data
10 49 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
11 39 (2.81%) Management Information System
12 33 (2.38%) Enterprise Cloud
13 28 (2.02%) Public Cloud
14 22 (1.58%) Self-Motivation
15 17 (1.22%) Cloud Native
16 15 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
17 10 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
18 9 (0.65%) Mobile App
19 8 (0.58%) Data Structures
19 8 (0.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 50 (3.60%) Windows
2 44 (3.17%) Linux
3 33 (2.38%) Unix
4 18 (1.30%) Windows Server
5 17 (1.22%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.43%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.29%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.22%) Android
9 1 (0.072%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 776 (55.87%) Asset Management
2 771 (55.51%) Agile Software Development
3 760 (54.72%) Software Engineering
4 519 (37.37%) Full Stack Development
5 447 (32.18%) Analytics
6 287 (20.66%) CI/CD
6 287 (20.66%) Microservices
7 252 (18.14%) DevOps
8 149 (10.73%) Front End Development
9 135 (9.72%) UX Design
10 134 (9.65%) Fintech
11 116 (8.35%) Portfolio Management
12 115 (8.28%) SDLC
13 110 (7.92%) Test Automation
14 109 (7.85%) Data Management
15 105 (7.56%) Project Delivery
16 95 (6.84%) Data Science
16 95 (6.84%) Migration
16 95 (6.84%) TDD
17 93 (6.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 709 (51.04%) Python
2 545 (39.24%) JavaScript
3 514 (37.01%) SQL
4 431 (31.03%) TypeScript
5 335 (24.12%) Java
6 238 (17.13%) C#
7 66 (4.75%) T-SQL
8 54 (3.89%) C++
9 48 (3.46%) C
10 31 (2.23%) PowerShell
11 25 (1.80%) R
12 17 (1.22%) VBA
13 13 (0.94%) Bash
14 10 (0.72%) Perl
15 9 (0.65%) XPath
16 6 (0.43%) Kotlin
16 6 (0.43%) PHP
16 6 (0.43%) Scala
17 5 (0.36%) Ruby
18 4 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 93 (6.70%) Degree
2 38 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.50%) CISSP
4 5 (0.36%) Master's Degree
4 5 (0.36%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.22%) CISM
5 3 (0.22%) PMP
6 2 (0.14%) CCIE
6 2 (0.14%) CEH
6 2 (0.14%) CISA
6 2 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.14%) MCSE
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.14%) OSCP
6 2 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.072%) AAT
7 1 (0.072%) CCNP
7 1 (0.072%) PgMP
7 1 (0.072%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (11.59%) QA
2 20 (1.44%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.36%) SLA
4 4 (0.29%) NIST
4 4 (0.29%) PMO
5 3 (0.22%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.14%) PSD2
7 1 (0.072%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.072%) EMIR
7 1 (0.072%) GDPR
7 1 (0.072%) GRC
7 1 (0.072%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.072%) MiFID
7 1 (0.072%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 297 (21.38%) Docker
2 41 (2.95%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (0.86%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.86%) XenApp
5 8 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.50%) ISA Server
6 7 (0.50%) vSphere
7 4 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.072%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.072%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.072%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 281 (20.23%) Terraform
2 263 (18.93%) Kubernetes
3 44 (3.17%) Ansible
4 21 (1.51%) SCCM
5 14 (1.01%) Nagios
6 12 (0.86%) Puppet
7 11 (0.79%) EdgeSight
7 11 (0.79%) SCOM
7 11 (0.79%) SCOrch
7 11 (0.79%) SCVMM
8 5 (0.36%) Grafana
8 5 (0.36%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.29%) Mesos
10 3 (0.22%) Control-M
11 2 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.072%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 1 (0.072%) Kibana
12 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Intune
12 1 (0.072%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.072%) Rancher
Vendors
1 97 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 43 (3.10%) BISAM
3 31 (2.23%) Charles River
4 28 (2.02%) Google
5 27 (1.94%) Bloomberg
6 25 (1.80%) Citrix
7 22 (1.58%) Adobe
7 22 (1.58%) Alibaba
8 12 (0.86%) SimCorp
9 11 (0.79%) HP
10 9 (0.65%) Red Hat
10 9 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.58%) MarketAxess
11 8 (0.58%) Tradeweb
11 8 (0.58%) VMware
12 7 (0.50%) Cisco
12 7 (0.50%) Cloudera
12 7 (0.50%) Databricks
12 7 (0.50%) MuleSoft
12 7 (0.50%) Pega