Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Investment Management
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 245 332 289
Rank change year-on-year +87 -43 +159
Permanent jobs citing Investment Management 1,032 1,398 2,110
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.31% 0.95% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 1.03% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 922 1,223 1,020
Median annual salary £92,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £51,750 £46,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £143,750 £115,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,500 £56,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.89% +2.27% -

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 72,778 135,367 163,708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.23% 92.20% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 57,995 106,528 131,555
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
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 4 July 2020.

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 4 July 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 +84 1,005 £95,000 +35.71% 56
London +52 947 £102,500 +41.38% 54
UK excluding London +179 81 £53,500 -4.89% 6
Work from Home +61 28 £107,500 +26.47% 11
South East +106 27 £61,500 -1.60% 1
North of England +126 26 £53,500 +25.88%
North West +86 24 £53,500 +25.88%
Northern Ireland - 13 £40,000 - 2
Scotland +93 8 £52,500 -4.55% 2
South West +88 4 - -
Wales - 2 £59,500 -
Yorkshire +116 1 £45,000 -21.74%
East of England +105 1 £140,000 +115.38%
North East +24 1 £45,000 -29.69%

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 751 (72.77%) Finance
2 614 (59.50%) Asset Management
3 524 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
4 509 (49.32%) AWS
5 479 (46.41%) Hedge funds
6 471 (45.64%) Front Office
7 455 (44.09%) Fixed Income
8 447 (43.31%) Python
9 438 (42.44%) Java
10 411 (39.83%) Web Services
11 405 (39.24%) Derivative
12 363 (35.17%) SQL
13 360 (34.88%) JavaScript
14 326 (31.59%) Azure
15 323 (31.30%) Software Engineering
16 298 (28.88%) Banking
17 272 (26.36%) React
18 268 (25.97%) AngularJS
19 254 (24.61%) Equities
20 233 (22.58%) GCP
21 214 (20.74%) C#
22 213 (20.64%) Analytics
23 209 (20.25%) DevOps
24 191 (18.51%) Vue.js
25 190 (18.41%) Decision-Making
26 189 (18.31%) Microservices
27 184 (17.83%) SQL Server
28 181 (17.54%) Mentoring
29 174 (16.86%) Google
30 173 (16.76%) .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 94 (9.11%) Apache
2 27 (2.62%) SharePoint
3 21 (2.03%) IIS
4 10 (0.97%) Tomcat
5 8 (0.78%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.48%) Confluence
7 5 (0.48%) MQSeries
7 5 (0.48%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.19%) JBoss
8 2 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.19%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.097%) CMS
9 1 (0.097%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.097%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.097%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.097%) WebSphere
Applications
1 60 (5.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 54 (5.23%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.19%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.097%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 55 (5.33%) FINCAD Analytics
2 37 (3.59%) thinkFolio
3 31 (3.00%) Markit EDM
4 18 (1.74%) PolarLake
5 17 (1.65%) Eagle PACE
6 15 (1.45%) Front Arena
7 6 (0.58%) Bloomberg AIM
7 6 (0.58%) LatentZero
8 5 (0.48%) Salerio
9 2 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.19%) Sentinel
10 1 (0.097%) Advent Geneva
10 1 (0.097%) Eze OMS
10 1 (0.097%) LongView
10 1 (0.097%) Minerva
10 1 (0.097%) MultiFonds
10 1 (0.097%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 509 (49.32%) AWS
2 326 (31.59%) Azure
3 233 (22.58%) GCP
4 114 (11.05%) Serverless
5 112 (10.85%) AWS Lambda
6 93 (9.01%) Amazon ECS
7 52 (5.04%) OpenShift
8 49 (4.75%) Apigee
9 28 (2.71%) Cloud Computing
10 25 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
10 25 (2.42%) Amazon S3
10 25 (2.42%) Office 365
10 25 (2.42%) Power Platform
11 19 (1.84%) SaaS
12 13 (1.26%) Amazon SQS
13 11 (1.07%) Azure Data Factory
13 11 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
14 10 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
15 9 (0.87%) PowerApps
16 7 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.62%) Internet
2 14 (1.36%) Cisco IOS
3 13 (1.26%) Firewall
4 11 (1.07%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.87%) WAN
6 8 (0.78%) LAN
6 8 (0.78%) VoIP
7 5 (0.48%) Intranet
7 5 (0.48%) Skype
8 4 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.39%) SWIFTNet
8 4 (0.39%) Wireless
9 3 (0.29%) DNS
9 3 (0.29%) IP Telephony
9 3 (0.29%) Network Security
9 3 (0.29%) VPN
9 3 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.19%) DHCP
10 2 (0.19%) HTTP
10 2 (0.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (17.83%) SQL Server
2 150 (14.53%) PostgreSQL
3 92 (8.91%) Amazon Redshift
3 92 (8.91%) MySQL
4 78 (7.56%) Data Warehouse
5 75 (7.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 55 (5.33%) Amazon Athena
7 54 (5.23%) NoSQL
8 25 (2.42%) Power BI
9 22 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (1.55%) Relational Database
11 16 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (1.16%) Big Data
13 11 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 9 (0.87%) Data Lake
15 8 (0.78%) MongoDB
16 6 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (0.58%) RDBMS
17 5 (0.48%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 92 (8.91%) Artifactory
2 77 (7.46%) Jenkins
3 52 (5.04%) RStudio
4 49 (4.75%) GitLab
5 29 (2.81%) Git (software)
6 25 (2.42%) Cucumber
7 21 (2.03%) Selenium
8 16 (1.55%) JIRA
9 11 (1.07%) JMeter
9 11 (1.07%) JUnit
9 11 (1.07%) Visual Studio
10 10 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (0.87%) Mocha
12 8 (0.78%) Bitbucket
12 8 (0.78%) NUnit
13 7 (0.68%) Maven
13 7 (0.68%) SonarQube
13 7 (0.68%) Spock
14 6 (0.58%) WebDriver
15 5 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 751 (72.77%) Finance
2 471 (45.64%) Front Office
3 298 (28.88%) Banking
4 132 (12.79%) Investment Banking
5 119 (11.53%) Back Office
6 60 (5.81%) Marketing
7 46 (4.46%) Legal
8 9 (0.87%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.58%) Billing
10 5 (0.48%) Retail
11 3 (0.29%) French Language
12 2 (0.19%) Games
12 2 (0.19%) Law
12 2 (0.19%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.097%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.097%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.097%) Public Sector
13 1 (0.097%) Publishing
13 1 (0.097%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 337 (32.66%) Developer
2 181 (17.54%) Analyst
3 168 (16.28%) AWS Engineer
4 133 (12.89%) Software Engineer
5 131 (12.69%) AWS Developer
6 112 (10.85%) Architect
7 105 (10.17%) Finance Manager
8 103 (9.98%) AWS Software Engineer
9 100 (9.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 99 (9.59%) Python Developer
11 85 (8.24%) Java Developer
12 76 (7.36%) Python Engineer
13 71 (6.88%) Support Analyst
14 68 (6.59%) Applications Support
15 67 (6.49%) Java Engineer
16 66 (6.40%) Business Analyst
17 65 (6.30%) AWS Architect
18 63 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
19 62 (6.01%) Python Software Engineer
20 61 (5.91%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 411 (39.83%) Web Services
2 272 (26.36%) React
3 268 (25.97%) AngularJS
4 191 (18.51%) Vue.js
5 173 (16.76%) .NET
6 117 (11.34%) Node.js
7 92 (8.91%) J2EE
8 80 (7.75%) gRPC
9 68 (6.59%) ASP.NET
10 58 (5.62%) .NET Core
11 50 (4.84%) HTML
11 50 (4.84%) OAuth
12 49 (4.75%) Swagger
13 48 (4.65%) CSS
14 31 (3.00%) ASP.NET Core
15 29 (2.81%) Redux
15 29 (2.81%) Spring
16 22 (2.13%) jQuery
17 19 (1.84%) HTML5
17 19 (1.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 479 (46.41%) Hedge funds
2 455 (44.09%) Fixed Income
3 405 (39.24%) Derivative
4 254 (24.61%) Equities
5 172 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 76 (7.36%) Greenfield Project
7 55 (5.33%) Blog
8 50 (4.84%) Public Cloud
9 46 (4.46%) OTC Derivatives
10 44 (4.26%) Equity Derivative
11 41 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
12 32 (3.10%) Management Information System
13 29 (2.81%) Video Conferencing
14 22 (2.13%) Cloud Native
15 21 (2.03%) Reference Data
16 16 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
17 14 (1.36%) User Experience
18 10 (0.97%) Data Centre
19 9 (0.87%) Data Structures
19 9 (0.87%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 71 (6.88%) Windows
2 40 (3.88%) Linux
3 39 (3.78%) Windows Server
4 24 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (1.94%) Windows 10
6 18 (1.74%) Mac OS X
6 18 (1.74%) Unix
7 12 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 12 (1.16%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (0.58%) Android
8 6 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.48%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.39%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.097%) CentOS
11 1 (0.097%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 614 (59.50%) Asset Management
2 524 (50.78%) Agile Software Development
3 323 (31.30%) Software Engineering
4 213 (20.64%) Analytics
5 209 (20.25%) DevOps
6 190 (18.41%) Decision-Making
7 189 (18.31%) Microservices
8 181 (17.54%) Mentoring
9 171 (16.57%) Business Analysis
10 168 (16.28%) Migration
11 164 (15.89%) Portfolio Management
12 159 (15.41%) Fintech
13 127 (12.31%) Performance Attribution
14 122 (11.82%) Scrum
15 120 (11.63%) Data Analytics
16 99 (9.59%) Performance Management
17 89 (8.62%) Wealth Management
18 88 (8.53%) Fund Management
19 79 (7.66%) Artificial Intelligence
20 77 (7.46%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 447 (43.31%) Python
2 438 (42.44%) Java
3 363 (35.17%) SQL
4 360 (34.88%) JavaScript
5 214 (20.74%) C#
6 126 (12.21%) C++
7 108 (10.47%) R
8 96 (9.30%) Kotlin
9 47 (4.55%) VBA
10 39 (3.78%) T-SQL
11 36 (3.49%) MATLAB
12 33 (3.20%) PowerShell
13 27 (2.62%) Java 8
14 25 (2.42%) TypeScript
15 14 (1.36%) C
16 11 (1.07%) Ruby
17 9 (0.87%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.68%) VB.NET
19 6 (0.58%) Apex Code
20 4 (0.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 94 (9.11%) Degree
2 26 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 26 (2.52%) Sun Certification
3 20 (1.94%) MCP
4 15 (1.45%) CISSP
5 12 (1.16%) ISTQB
6 11 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.68%) CISA
7 7 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.58%) CISM
8 6 (0.58%) MCSE
9 5 (0.48%) CFA
9 5 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.39%) CEH
10 4 (0.39%) MBA
11 3 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.19%) CREST Certified
12 2 (0.19%) MCDST
12 2 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.19%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.52%) QA
2 24 (2.33%) GDPR
3 19 (1.84%) Data Quality
4 11 (1.07%) SLA
5 7 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.68%) PMO
6 5 (0.48%) MiFID
6 5 (0.48%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.39%) UCITS
8 3 (0.29%) NIST
8 3 (0.29%) NIST 800
9 2 (0.19%) EMIR
10 1 (0.097%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.097%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.097%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 135 (13.08%) Docker
2 30 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 11 (1.07%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.19%) HDFS
6 2 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.097%) Firmware
7 1 (0.097%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.097%) vCloud
7 1 (0.097%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.097%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 148 (14.34%) Kubernetes
2 20 (1.94%) Terraform
3 11 (1.07%) Nagios
4 10 (0.97%) SCCM
5 9 (0.87%) Ansible
6 8 (0.78%) Mesos
7 6 (0.58%) Control-M
7 6 (0.58%) Thomson Reuters DACS
8 5 (0.48%) AirWatch
8 5 (0.48%) Grafana
8 5 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.48%) Prometheus
9 4 (0.39%) Packer
10 2 (0.19%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.097%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.097%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.097%) EdgeSight
11 1 (0.097%) SCOM
11 1 (0.097%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.097%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 174 (16.86%) Google
2 153 (14.83%) Bloomberg
3 133 (12.89%) Microsoft
4 93 (9.01%) Oracle
5 52 (5.04%) Charles River
6 38 (3.68%) Reuters
7 19 (1.84%) Cisco
8 17 (1.65%) Fidessa
8 17 (1.65%) SimCorp
9 15 (1.45%) Calypso
10 13 (1.26%) Apple
10 13 (1.26%) Avaya
10 13 (1.26%) ServiceNow
11 12 (1.16%) Citrix
11 12 (1.16%) Murex
11 12 (1.16%) VMware
12 9 (0.87%) Eze Software Group
12 9 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (0.87%) Sybase
13 8 (0.78%) Qualys