Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Investment Management
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 263 445 394
Rank change year-on-year +182 -51 +48
Permanent jobs citing Investment Management 2,151 1,198 1,513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.28% 0.68% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.74% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,051 966 1,364
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £39,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +33.33% -14.29%

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 152,515 161,529 173,960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.56% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 121,393 127,449 145,145
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Investment Management in the UK

Investment Management
Top 11 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 September 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 +181 2,129 £65,000 - 77
London +135 2,032 £67,500 +3.85% 73
UK excluding London +46 108 £52,500 -12.50% 7
South East +34 61 £53,750 -17.31% 4
North of England +32 25 £46,750 -6.50%
North West +22 23 £46,750 -13.43%
Scotland -29 14 £36,500 -44.91% 2
South West +11 6 £45,000 -18.18%
North East -14 2 £52,500 +40.00%
East of England +29 1 £35,000 -23.91%
Northern Ireland - 1 £65,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, 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 1,646 (76.52%) Finance
2 1,147 (53.32%) Banking
3 970 (45.10%) Investment Banking
4 952 (44.26%) Problem-Solving
5 881 (40.96%) Financial Institution
6 862 (40.07%) SQL
7 846 (39.33%) Low Latency
8 837 (38.91%) Innovative Thinking
9 827 (38.45%) Cyberthreat
10 825 (38.35%) Strategic Thinking
11 821 (38.17%) Big Data
12 813 (37.80%) Risk Management
13 802 (37.28%) Java
14 650 (30.22%) Analytical Skills
15 559 (25.99%) Degree
16 558 (25.94%) Asset Management
17 556 (25.85%) Agile Software Development
18 460 (21.39%) Front Office
19 433 (20.13%) C#
20 420 (19.53%) JavaScript
21 416 (19.34%) Fixed Income
22 385 (17.90%) Python
23 347 (16.13%) SDLC
24 346 (16.09%) OO
25 332 (15.43%) Computer Science
26 324 (15.06%) SQL Server
27 321 (14.92%) AngularJS
28 311 (14.46%) Equities
29 306 (14.23%) Derivative
30 299 (13.90%) .NET

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 73 (3.39%) Apache Spark
2 59 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
3 55 (2.56%) Tomcat
4 54 (2.51%) Apache
5 46 (2.14%) SharePoint
6 35 (1.63%) MS Exchange
7 24 (1.12%) Confluence
8 23 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
9 18 (0.84%) IIS
10 16 (0.74%) CMS
11 14 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
13 11 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (0.46%) EPiServer
15 8 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 8 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
16 7 (0.33%) Jetty
16 7 (0.33%) MQSeries
16 7 (0.33%) Skype for Business
17 6 (0.28%) GemFire
Applications
1 98 (4.56%) Microsoft Office
2 80 (3.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
5 16 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.093%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.093%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 159 (7.39%) thinkFolio
2 141 (6.56%) Markit EDM
3 89 (4.14%) Front Arena
4 33 (1.53%) Eagle PACE
5 24 (1.12%) Bloomberg AIM
6 14 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 9 (0.42%) Sentinel
8 8 (0.37%) SimCorp Dimension
9 7 (0.33%) LatentZero
9 7 (0.33%) LongView
10 5 (0.23%) Actimize
11 4 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
12 2 (0.093%) Distributed Ledger
12 2 (0.093%) Eagle STAR
12 2 (0.093%) Minerva
12 2 (0.093%) R3 Corda
12 2 (0.093%) Tesseract
13 1 (0.046%) Eikon
13 1 (0.046%) FINCAD Analytics
13 1 (0.046%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 115 (5.35%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (2.00%) Office 365
4 37 (1.72%) SaaS
5 27 (1.26%) npm
6 16 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.60%) PaaS
8 11 (0.51%) GitHub
9 10 (0.46%) OpenShift
10 7 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
10 7 (0.33%) NuGet
11 4 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
11 4 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.14%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.093%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.093%) CloudBees
13 2 (0.093%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.093%) IaaS
13 2 (0.093%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.56%) Firewall
2 33 (1.53%) TCP/IP
3 32 (1.49%) DNS
4 27 (1.26%) DHCP
4 27 (1.26%) WAN
5 23 (1.07%) LAN
6 20 (0.93%) BGP
6 20 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (0.93%) Ethernet
6 20 (0.93%) Internet
6 20 (0.93%) MPLS
7 19 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
8 18 (0.84%) Network Security
9 17 (0.79%) WebEx
10 16 (0.74%) OSPF
11 14 (0.65%) NetScaler
11 14 (0.65%) SNMP
12 13 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (0.60%) Quagga
12 13 (0.60%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 821 (38.17%) Big Data
2 324 (15.06%) SQL Server
3 261 (12.13%) Relational Database
4 168 (7.81%) MongoDB
5 159 (7.39%) NoSQL
6 122 (5.67%) DB2
7 96 (4.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 89 (4.14%) RDBMS
9 78 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 72 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
11 45 (2.09%) Data Lake
12 41 (1.91%) Hadoop
13 33 (1.53%) Crystal Reports
14 31 (1.44%) Sybase ASE
15 29 (1.35%) MemSQL
15 29 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
16 28 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
17 22 (1.02%) Power BI
17 22 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
18 19 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 66 (3.07%) Maven
2 60 (2.79%) Jenkins
3 59 (2.74%) Git (software)
4 56 (2.60%) JUnit
5 55 (2.56%) Visual Studio
6 50 (2.32%) TeamCity
7 44 (2.05%) Visual Studio Team System
8 43 (2.00%) JIRA
9 38 (1.77%) Subversion
10 32 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 31 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
12 28 (1.30%) Cucumber
12 28 (1.30%) MSBuild
13 24 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
14 21 (0.98%) Gradle
14 21 (0.98%) Selenium
15 20 (0.93%) Mockito
16 18 (0.84%) FitNesse
17 17 (0.79%) NUnit
18 16 (0.74%) Eclipse
General
1 1,646 (76.52%) Finance
2 1,147 (53.32%) Banking
3 970 (45.10%) Investment Banking
4 881 (40.96%) Financial Institution
5 460 (21.39%) Front Office
6 108 (5.02%) Marketing
7 97 (4.51%) Back Office
8 66 (3.07%) Legal
9 57 (2.65%) Advertising
10 51 (2.37%) Retail
11 32 (1.49%) French Language
11 32 (1.49%) German Language
11 32 (1.49%) Italian Language
12 21 (0.98%) Multimedia
13 16 (0.74%) Spanish Language
13 16 (0.74%) Telecoms
14 13 (0.60%) Electronics
15 9 (0.42%) Prime Brokerage
15 9 (0.42%) Private Banking
15 9 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 659 (30.64%) Developer
2 395 (18.36%) Analyst
3 134 (6.23%) Java Developer
4 131 (6.09%) Business Analyst
5 125 (5.81%) Applications Support
6 113 (5.25%) Consultant
7 107 (4.97%) C# Developer
8 99 (4.60%) Platform Engineer
9 97 (4.51%) Support Analyst
10 89 (4.14%) Software Engineer
11 88 (4.09%) Project Manager
12 76 (3.53%) .NET Developer
13 75 (3.49%) Senior Developer
14 66 (3.07%) SQL Developer
15 65 (3.02%) Support Engineer
16 59 (2.74%) Applications Engineer
17 54 (2.51%) Applications Support Analyst
17 54 (2.51%) Applications Support Engineer
18 53 (2.46%) Implementation Manager
19 49 (2.28%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (14.92%) AngularJS
2 299 (13.90%) .NET
3 240 (11.16%) HTML
4 197 (9.16%) React
5 194 (9.02%) RESTful
6 156 (7.25%) HTML5
7 152 (7.07%) Web Services
8 139 (6.46%) Spring
9 127 (5.90%) CSS
10 122 (5.67%) Kafka
11 85 (3.95%) REST
12 76 (3.53%) FIX Protocol
13 62 (2.88%) Node.js
14 61 (2.84%) ASP.NET
15 58 (2.70%) XML
16 55 (2.56%) jQuery
17 54 (2.51%) RabbitMQ
18 51 (2.37%) CSS3
19 50 (2.32%) Akka
20 47 (2.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 827 (38.45%) Cyberthreat
2 650 (30.22%) Analytical Skills
3 416 (19.34%) Fixed Income
4 332 (15.43%) Computer Science
5 311 (14.46%) Equities
6 306 (14.23%) Derivative
7 267 (12.41%) Hedge funds
8 227 (10.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 150 (6.97%) Self-Motivation
10 146 (6.79%) Algorithms
11 128 (5.95%) Data Structures
12 113 (5.25%) Management Information System
13 111 (5.16%) Fintech
14 82 (3.81%) Analytical Mindset
15 67 (3.11%) Data Centre
16 59 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
16 59 (2.74%) User Experience
17 44 (2.05%) Exotic Derivative
18 40 (1.86%) Virtual Team
19 38 (1.77%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 254 (11.81%) Linux
2 238 (11.06%) Unix
3 206 (9.58%) Windows
4 47 (2.19%) Windows Server
5 33 (1.53%) Windows 7
6 23 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (0.88%) CentOS
7 19 (0.88%) Windows 10
8 16 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.51%) Windows 8
10 10 (0.46%) Ubuntu
11 9 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.37%) Fedora
12 8 (0.37%) SUSE
13 6 (0.28%) AIX
14 5 (0.23%) Android
14 5 (0.23%) BlackBerry OS
15 4 (0.19%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.046%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.046%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 952 (44.26%) Problem-Solving
2 846 (39.33%) Low Latency
3 837 (38.91%) Innovative Thinking
4 825 (38.35%) Strategic Thinking
5 813 (37.80%) Risk Management
6 558 (25.94%) Asset Management
7 556 (25.85%) Agile Software Development
8 347 (16.13%) SDLC
9 346 (16.09%) OO
10 242 (11.25%) TDD
11 236 (10.97%) Analytics
12 230 (10.69%) Business Analysis
13 223 (10.37%) Project Management
14 197 (9.16%) Software Engineering
15 177 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
16 174 (8.09%) DevOps
17 173 (8.04%) Wealth Management
18 166 (7.72%) Open Source
19 154 (7.16%) Fund Management
20 149 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 862 (40.07%) SQL
2 802 (37.28%) Java
3 433 (20.13%) C#
4 420 (19.53%) JavaScript
5 385 (17.90%) Python
6 269 (12.51%) C++
7 179 (8.32%) Perl
8 96 (4.46%) Bash Shell
8 96 (4.46%) C
9 88 (4.09%) Shell Script
10 84 (3.91%) PowerShell
11 80 (3.72%) T-SQL
12 69 (3.21%) Scala
13 55 (2.56%) Ruby
14 48 (2.23%) Java 8
15 43 (2.00%) VBA
16 40 (1.86%) Bourne shell
16 40 (1.86%) Korn
16 40 (1.86%) R
17 28 (1.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 559 (25.99%) Degree
2 136 (6.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 94 (4.37%) Master's Degree
4 25 (1.16%) CFA
5 24 (1.12%) ISEB
5 24 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (0.88%) PhD
8 17 (0.79%) MCSE
8 17 (0.79%) PMP
9 16 (0.74%) CIMA
10 14 (0.65%) CCNA
10 14 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (0.65%) MBA
10 14 (0.65%) PMI Certification
11 11 (0.51%) CCNP
12 9 (0.42%) CISSP
13 8 (0.37%) GSEC
13 8 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
14 7 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (3.86%) QA
2 38 (1.77%) MiFID
3 25 (1.16%) PMO
4 15 (0.70%) SLA
5 12 (0.56%) EMIR
6 10 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 8 (0.37%) GDPR
8 6 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.23%) FATCA
10 4 (0.19%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.046%) Actionable Recommendations
11 1 (0.046%) UCITS
System Software
1 58 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 50 (2.32%) Docker
3 39 (1.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 17 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
6 16 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (0.65%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.46%) HDFS
9 9 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (0.42%) vSphere
10 8 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 6 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 6 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.19%) KVM
13 3 (0.14%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.14%) Varnish
13 3 (0.14%) XenApp
14 2 (0.093%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
1 43 (2.00%) Puppet
2 39 (1.81%) Ansible
3 28 (1.30%) Kubernetes
4 26 (1.21%) SCCM
5 24 (1.12%) Control-M
6 20 (0.93%) Terraform
7 18 (0.84%) Automic
7 18 (0.84%) Dollar Universe
8 15 (0.70%) WSUS
9 14 (0.65%) Kibana
10 13 (0.60%) Nagios
11 12 (0.56%) CFEngine
11 12 (0.56%) Salt
12 10 (0.46%) Grafana
12 10 (0.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 9 (0.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 8 (0.37%) SCOM
14 8 (0.37%) Tivoli
15 6 (0.28%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 219 (10.18%) Microsoft
2 202 (9.39%) Sybase
3 186 (8.65%) Oracle
4 168 (7.81%) Charles River
5 99 (4.60%) SimCorp
6 92 (4.28%) Calypso
7 76 (3.53%) Bloomberg
8 67 (3.11%) Citrix
9 64 (2.98%) FXall
10 55 (2.56%) VMware
11 45 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
12 43 (2.00%) Cisco
13 38 (1.77%) Tradeweb
14 37 (1.72%) Reuters
15 36 (1.67%) MarketAxess
16 31 (1.44%) Tableau
17 29 (1.35%) Red Hat
18 26 (1.21%) ServiceNow
19 17 (0.79%) FactSet
20 14 (0.65%) CheckPoint