Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Investment Management
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 429 438 394
Rank change year-on-year +9 -44 +74
Permanent jobs citing Investment Management 1,174 1,204 1,651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.67% 0.68% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.76% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 910 1,009 1,393
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £37,500 £39,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £97,500 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 156,865 157,457 184,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.85% 89.53% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 126,280 130,141 152,691
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,533 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.02% +2.17% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Investment Management in the UK

Investment Management
Top 14 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 23 January 2018. 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 -6 1,146 £60,000 -4.00% 192
London -2 1,085 £60,000 -4.00% 175
UK excluding London -29 89 £52,500 - 26
Scotland -45 25 £55,000 +2.33% 9
South East -22 21 £75,000 +30.43% 11
North of England -2 19 £48,500 +39.57% 5
North West -4 17 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Midlands +29 16 £55,000 +83.33%
West Midlands -4 7 £55,000 +83.33%
South West +2 3 £52,500 +5.00%
Northern Ireland - 3 £30,000 -
East of England +8 2 £46,000 - 1
North East -23 2 £37,500 +25.00%
East Midlands - 1 £27,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing Investment Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Investment Management.

1 746 (63.54%) Finance
2 407 (34.67%) SQL
3 401 (34.16%) Asset Management
4 296 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
5 293 (24.96%) Banking
6 229 (19.51%) .NET
7 226 (19.25%) Windows
8 212 (18.06%) Degree
9 199 (16.95%) C#
10 193 (16.44%) SQL Server
11 187 (15.93%) Fund Management
12 181 (15.42%) Microsoft
13 172 (14.65%) Front Office
14 159 (13.54%) Java
15 146 (12.44%) Oracle
16 145 (12.35%) Fixed Income
17 144 (12.27%) Project Management
18 142 (12.10%) Relational Database
19 136 (11.58%) Wealth Management
20 128 (10.90%) JavaScript
21 113 (9.63%) Business Analysis
22 111 (9.45%) Hedge funds
23 105 (8.94%) Linux
23 105 (8.94%) CRM
23 105 (8.94%) Charles River
24 104 (8.86%) Microsoft Excel
25 102 (8.69%) Investment Banking
26 100 (8.52%) MVC
27 98 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
27 98 (8.35%) AngularJS

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 44 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 36 (3.07%) IIS
3 35 (2.98%) Confluence
4 20 (1.70%) JBoss
5 19 (1.62%) Tomcat
5 19 (1.62%) WebLogic
6 16 (1.36%) SAS
7 13 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
9 11 (0.94%) MS Exchange
10 7 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.34%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.34%) Mule
11 4 (0.34%) Mule ESB
12 3 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.26%) Luigi
12 3 (0.26%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 104 (8.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 84 (7.16%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.68%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.26%) SPSS
9 1 (0.085%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.085%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 61 (5.20%) thinkFolio
2 49 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (4.17%) Markit EDM
3 16 (1.36%) Eagle PACE
4 10 (0.85%) Bloomberg AIM
4 10 (0.85%) FLEXCUBE
5 6 (0.51%) SimCorp Dimension
6 5 (0.43%) Advent Geneva
6 5 (0.43%) HiPortfolio
6 5 (0.43%) LatentZero
6 5 (0.43%) LongView
6 5 (0.43%) MultiFonds
6 5 (0.43%) PORTIA
7 2 (0.17%) HFM
8 1 (0.085%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.085%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.085%) Summit
8 1 (0.085%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.085%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 71 (6.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (2.73%) Office 365
4 20 (1.70%) IaaS
5 16 (1.36%) SaaS
6 13 (1.11%) PaaS
7 12 (1.02%) OpenShift
8 11 (0.94%) Force.com
8 11 (0.94%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 5 (0.43%) npm
10 4 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.26%) Azure Data Factory
12 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.17%) Dropbox
12 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.17%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.64%) TCP/IP
2 29 (2.47%) Firewall
3 20 (1.70%) DNS
4 16 (1.36%) DHCP
5 15 (1.28%) SAN
6 14 (1.19%) Internet
7 13 (1.11%) FTP
7 13 (1.11%) HTTP
8 12 (1.02%) VSAN
9 10 (0.85%) BGP
9 10 (0.85%) NAS
9 10 (0.85%) OSPF
9 10 (0.85%) WAN
10 9 (0.77%) LAN
10 9 (0.77%) VPN
11 8 (0.68%) Intranet
11 8 (0.68%) Network Security
11 8 (0.68%) VoIP
11 8 (0.68%) WebEx
12 6 (0.51%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 142 (12.10%) Relational Database
3 90 (7.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 75 (6.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 64 (5.45%) Crystal Reports
6 49 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
7 31 (2.64%) RDBMS
8 30 (2.56%) Big Data
9 26 (2.21%) DB2
10 22 (1.87%) Oracle Database
11 21 (1.79%) MongoDB
12 20 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
13 19 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (1.45%) NoSQL
16 13 (1.11%) Infinispan
16 13 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
18 9 (0.77%) Power BI
19 8 (0.68%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 44 (3.75%) Git (software)
2 40 (3.41%) Jenkins
2 40 (3.41%) JIRA
3 32 (2.73%) IntelliJ
4 31 (2.64%) JUnit
5 29 (2.47%) Maven
6 23 (1.96%) Subversion
7 20 (1.70%) Bitbucket
8 19 (1.62%) Eclipse
9 18 (1.53%) Gradle
10 17 (1.45%) Jasmine
10 17 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (1.36%) Cucumber
11 16 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
11 16 (1.36%) Visual Studio
12 13 (1.11%) FishEye
12 13 (1.11%) Spock
13 12 (1.02%) MSTest
14 11 (0.94%) Ant
15 9 (0.77%) XMLUnit
General
1 746 (63.54%) Finance
2 293 (24.96%) Banking
3 172 (14.65%) Front Office
4 102 (8.69%) Investment Banking
5 73 (6.22%) Financial Institution
6 52 (4.43%) Back Office
7 45 (3.83%) Marketing
8 44 (3.75%) Advertising
9 34 (2.90%) Legal
10 26 (2.21%) Private Banking
11 16 (1.36%) Retail
11 16 (1.36%) Retail Banking
12 13 (1.11%) Telecoms
13 11 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.34%) Law
15 3 (0.26%) Games
16 2 (0.17%) Prime Brokerage
16 2 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
17 1 (0.085%) French Language
17 1 (0.085%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 373 (31.77%) Analyst
2 272 (23.17%) Developer
3 145 (12.35%) Business Analyst
4 104 (8.86%) Applications Support
5 98 (8.35%) Support Analyst
6 77 (6.56%) .NET Developer
6 77 (6.56%) Consultant
7 70 (5.96%) Java Developer
8 66 (5.62%) C# Developer
9 61 (5.20%) SQL Developer
10 56 (4.77%) Senior Analyst
11 55 (4.68%) Applications Support Analyst
12 51 (4.34%) SQL Analyst
13 49 (4.17%) Project Manager
14 47 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
15 45 (3.83%) Asset Management Analyst
15 45 (3.83%) Senior Developer
16 44 (3.75%) Desktop Support
17 37 (3.15%) Junior
18 36 (3.07%) Asset Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (19.51%) .NET
2 98 (8.35%) AngularJS
3 94 (8.01%) ASP.NET
4 89 (7.58%) Web Services
5 62 (5.28%) HTML
6 59 (5.03%) HTML5
7 54 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 54 (4.60%) REST
8 50 (4.26%) CSS
9 43 (3.66%) EJB
9 43 (3.66%) XML
10 39 (3.32%) .NET Framework
10 39 (3.32%) jQuery
10 39 (3.32%) SOAP
10 39 (3.32%) Spring
11 36 (3.07%) FIX Protocol
11 36 (3.07%) JMS
12 34 (2.90%) Hibernate
12 34 (2.90%) Node.js
13 33 (2.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 145 (12.35%) Fixed Income
2 111 (9.45%) Hedge funds
3 88 (7.50%) Equities
4 81 (6.90%) Management Information System
5 77 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
6 67 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 67 (5.71%) Fintech
7 53 (4.51%) Derivative
8 38 (3.24%) User Experience
9 35 (2.98%) Data Centre
10 26 (2.21%) Client/Server
11 22 (1.87%) iPhone
12 21 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 19 (1.62%) OTC Derivatives
14 15 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
15 13 (1.11%) Algorithms
15 13 (1.11%) RIA
16 11 (0.94%) Public Cloud
16 11 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 226 (19.25%) Windows
2 105 (8.94%) Linux
3 85 (7.24%) Unix
4 56 (4.77%) Windows Server
5 22 (1.87%) Windows 7
6 20 (1.70%) Windows 10
7 18 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.68%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.60%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.43%) Android
11 5 (0.43%) CentOS
11 5 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.26%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.085%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.085%) Solaris
13 1 (0.085%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (34.16%) Asset Management
2 296 (25.21%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (15.93%) Fund Management
4 144 (12.27%) Project Management
5 136 (11.58%) Wealth Management
6 113 (9.63%) Business Analysis
7 105 (8.94%) CRM
8 100 (8.52%) MVC
9 98 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 80 (6.81%) Data Management
11 78 (6.64%) Scrum
11 78 (6.64%) SDLC
12 73 (6.22%) Risk Management
13 69 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
14 68 (5.79%) Business Intelligence
15 63 (5.37%) Test Automation
16 62 (5.28%) DevOps
17 60 (5.11%) Change Management
18 59 (5.03%) Portfolio Management
19 56 (4.77%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 407 (34.67%) SQL
2 199 (16.95%) C#
3 159 (13.54%) Java
4 128 (10.90%) JavaScript
5 88 (7.50%) Python
6 85 (7.24%) PowerShell
7 78 (6.64%) T-SQL
8 53 (4.51%) VB
9 44 (3.75%) VBA
10 34 (2.90%) C
11 29 (2.47%) C++
12 28 (2.39%) VB.NET
13 27 (2.30%) Shell Script
14 26 (2.21%) Perl
15 22 (1.87%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.11%) Groovy
17 11 (0.94%) XPath
18 10 (0.85%) Apex Code
18 10 (0.85%) Bash Shell
19 9 (0.77%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 212 (18.06%) Degree
2 28 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (1.45%) CFA
4 13 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (0.94%) MCSE
6 10 (0.85%) Master's Degree
6 10 (0.85%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (0.77%) CISSP
7 9 (0.77%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.68%) CIMA
8 8 (0.68%) CISA
8 8 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 7 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.60%) CISM
9 7 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.60%) PMP
10 5 (0.43%) CCNA
11 3 (0.26%) ISEB
11 3 (0.26%) MCSA
11 3 (0.26%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.68%) QA
2 43 (3.66%) MiFID
3 27 (2.30%) SLA
4 22 (1.87%) GDPR
4 22 (1.87%) PMO
5 18 (1.53%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.68%) EMIR
6 8 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 3 (0.26%) COBIT
8 3 (0.26%) FATCA
9 2 (0.17%) COSO
9 2 (0.17%) FINRA
9 2 (0.17%) UCITS
10 1 (0.085%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.085%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.085%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.085%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 89 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
2 20 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.36%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.11%) XenApp
5 12 (1.02%) XenDesktop
6 10 (0.85%) Docker
7 5 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.34%) HDFS
8 4 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.17%) KVM
9 2 (0.17%) SRDF
9 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.17%) vSphere
10 1 (0.085%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.085%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (1.79%) Control-M
2 19 (1.62%) Ansible
2 19 (1.62%) SCCM
3 14 (1.19%) Puppet
4 11 (0.94%) SCOM
5 9 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.77%) vCenter Server
6 8 (0.68%) Nagios
6 8 (0.68%) SCOrch
7 5 (0.43%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (0.43%) vRealize
8 4 (0.34%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 4 (0.34%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.34%) WSUS
9 3 (0.26%) Check_MK
9 3 (0.26%) CSIRT
9 3 (0.26%) EnCase
9 3 (0.26%) FTK
10 2 (0.17%) OpenVAS
10 2 (0.17%) Packer
Vendors
1 181 (15.42%) Microsoft
2 146 (12.44%) Oracle
3 105 (8.94%) Charles River
4 91 (7.75%) Sybase
5 68 (5.79%) Citrix
6 54 (4.60%) VMware
7 53 (4.51%) Bloomberg
8 48 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
9 42 (3.58%) Cisco
10 31 (2.64%) Red Hat
11 15 (1.28%) FactSet
12 14 (1.19%) Apigee
12 14 (1.19%) DevExpress
12 14 (1.19%) HP
12 14 (1.19%) SimCorp
13 13 (1.11%) Reuters
14 12 (1.02%) Adobe
15 11 (0.94%) CheckPoint
16 9 (0.77%) Solace
16 9 (0.77%) Tableau