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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 18 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Investment Management
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 339 311 245
Rank change year-on-year -28 -66 +91
Permanent jobs citing Investment Management 1,746 1,292 850
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.06% 1.12% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.18% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,465 1,071 777
10th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £55,750
25th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £71,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £95,000 £95,000 £102,500
Median % change year-on-year - -7.32% +41.38%
75th Percentile £128,750 £122,500 £133,750
90th Percentile £140,000 £135,000 £143,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £61,450 £52,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year +17.05% -1.87% -2.73%

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 158,838 109,444 56,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 96.18% 94.69% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83,369 73,869 46,256
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 18 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Investment Management in the UK

Investment Management
Top 16 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 18 August 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 -17 1,705 £95,000 - 83
London -55 1,554 £100,000 +5.26% 75
Work from Home -14 688 £95,000 -11.63% 39
UK excluding London +28 165 £61,450 +17.05% 11
South East -7 54 £65,000 -16.13% 3
North of England -31 41 £52,500 +16.67% 4
North West -26 34 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Midlands -24 28 £61,450 +89.08%
West Midlands -28 28 £61,450 +89.08%
Scotland -42 18 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Wales - 11 £75,000 -
South West -22 8 £55,000 -16.98% 1
Yorkshire - 6 £27,500 - 1
East of England - 5 £75,000 -
North East - 1 £46,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 1,334 (76.40%) Finance
2 1,004 (57.50%) Agile
3 912 (52.23%) AWS
4 752 (43.07%) Software Engineering
5 736 (42.15%) Asset Management
6 698 (39.98%) Front Office
7 693 (39.69%) Python
8 625 (35.80%) Hedge funds
9 615 (35.22%) Azure
10 566 (32.42%) GCP
11 549 (31.44%) Fixed Income
12 533 (30.53%) Derivative
13 527 (30.18%) React
14 519 (29.73%) Java
15 496 (28.41%) JavaScript
16 457 (26.17%) Equities
17 397 (22.74%) Analytics
18 386 (22.11%) TypeScript
19 373 (21.36%) SQL
20 356 (20.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 305 (17.47%) Microservices
22 264 (15.12%) CI/CD
23 242 (13.86%) DevOps
24 233 (13.34%) C#
25 228 (13.06%) Social Skills
26 209 (11.97%) .NET
27 207 (11.86%) gRPC
28 183 (10.48%) Microsoft
28 183 (10.48%) Data Analytics
29 179 (10.25%) Banking

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 89 (5.10%) Apache Airflow
2 82 (4.70%) Apache
3 27 (1.55%) CMS
4 24 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 20 (1.15%) MS Exchange
6 15 (0.86%) Headless CMS
6 15 (0.86%) IIS
7 12 (0.69%) Confluence
8 11 (0.63%) Jupyter
9 6 (0.34%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.34%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.23%) Appian
10 4 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.23%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.057%) Camunda
11 1 (0.057%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.057%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.057%) WordPress
Applications
1 81 (4.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 38 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (1.55%) Sketch
4 8 (0.46%) Adobe XD
5 7 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (0.23%) InDesign
6 4 (0.23%) InVision
6 4 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 55 (3.15%) Aladdin
2 22 (1.26%) thinkFolio
3 18 (1.03%) SimCorp Dimension
4 7 (0.40%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.29%) Oracle TCA
6 4 (0.23%) Fidessa
6 4 (0.23%) Global One
7 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.057%) FINCAD Analytics
8 1 (0.057%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.057%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.057%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 912 (52.23%) AWS
2 615 (35.22%) Azure
3 566 (32.42%) GCP
4 147 (8.42%) Amazon EC2
5 136 (7.79%) Serverless
6 126 (7.22%) Amazon S3
7 125 (7.16%) AWS Lambda
8 80 (4.58%) Power Platform
9 59 (3.38%) Microsoft 365
10 53 (3.04%) Azure Active Directory
11 47 (2.69%) SaaS
12 44 (2.52%) Route 53
13 42 (2.41%) Apigee
14 28 (1.60%) Amazon ECS
15 27 (1.55%) Figma
16 25 (1.43%) Azure DevOps
17 23 (1.32%) GitHub
18 15 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
18 15 (0.86%) Contentful
19 14 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.78%) DNS
1 31 (1.78%) WAN
2 24 (1.37%) HTTP
3 21 (1.20%) LAN
4 20 (1.15%) DHCP
5 18 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (0.80%) Firewall
7 8 (0.46%) Network Security
8 7 (0.40%) Wireshark
9 6 (0.34%) Skype
9 6 (0.34%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.23%) SSH
10 4 (0.23%) SSL
10 4 (0.23%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.17%) VPN
12 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.11%) IP Telephony
12 2 (0.11%) SAN
12 2 (0.11%) SMTP
12 2 (0.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (4.70%) Apache Ignite
2 78 (4.47%) Power BI
3 77 (4.41%) SQL Server
4 61 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
5 55 (3.15%) Tableau
6 50 (2.86%) Amazon Athena
7 45 (2.58%) NoSQL
8 33 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (1.78%) Relational Database
10 26 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 25 (1.43%) MongoDB
12 19 (1.09%) Amazon Aurora
12 19 (1.09%) Data Mining
13 18 (1.03%) Big Data
14 17 (0.97%) Metadata
15 15 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (0.52%) Yellowfin
17 8 (0.46%) DynamoDB
17 8 (0.46%) Redis
18 7 (0.40%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 87 (4.98%) Git (software)
2 41 (2.35%) JIRA
3 18 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 17 (0.97%) Android Studio
5 15 (0.86%) Storybook
6 13 (0.74%) Cypress.io
7 11 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (0.57%) CircleCI
8 10 (0.57%) TeamCity
8 10 (0.57%) Xcode
9 9 (0.52%) Bitbucket
10 7 (0.40%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (0.40%) Subversion
11 6 (0.34%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.29%) MSI
12 5 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.29%) Visual Studio Code
12 5 (0.29%) webpack
13 4 (0.23%) JUnit
General
1 1,334 (76.40%) Finance
2 698 (39.98%) Front Office
3 228 (13.06%) Social Skills
4 179 (10.25%) Banking
5 91 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
6 78 (4.47%) Retail
7 62 (3.55%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 48 (2.75%) Investment Banking
9 36 (2.06%) Marketing
10 30 (1.72%) Legal
11 28 (1.60%) Advertising
12 22 (1.26%) Organisational Skills
13 20 (1.15%) Financial Institution
14 19 (1.09%) Back Office
15 13 (0.74%) Presentation Skills
16 7 (0.40%) Publishing
17 5 (0.29%) Influencing Skills
17 5 (0.29%) Public Speaking
18 4 (0.23%) Documentation Skills
18 4 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 747 (42.78%) Developer
2 596 (34.14%) Software Engineer
3 541 (30.99%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 431 (24.68%) AWS Engineer
5 375 (21.48%) AWS Developer
6 369 (21.13%) AWS Software Engineer
7 303 (17.35%) Analyst
8 282 (16.15%) Java Engineer
9 270 (15.46%) Java Developer
10 259 (14.83%) Java Software Engineer
11 255 (14.60%) Java Software Developer
12 193 (11.05%) Python Developer
13 167 (9.56%) Python Engineer
14 165 (9.45%) Business Analyst
15 150 (8.59%) Python Software Engineer
16 139 (7.96%) Finance Manager
17 137 (7.85%) .NET Developer
18 127 (7.27%) React Developer
19 100 (5.73%) Senior Developer
20 83 (4.75%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 527 (30.18%) React
2 209 (11.97%) .NET
3 207 (11.86%) gRPC
4 135 (7.73%) Kafka
5 126 (7.22%) .NET Core
5 126 (7.22%) Pandas
6 125 (7.16%) NumPy
7 120 (6.87%) AngularJS
8 114 (6.53%) Protocol Buffers
9 113 (6.47%) SciPy
10 112 (6.41%) Node.js
11 101 (5.78%) GraphQL
12 88 (5.04%) Vue.js
13 85 (4.87%) ASP.NET
14 73 (4.18%) Apache Camel
15 72 (4.12%) ASP.NET Web API
16 66 (3.78%) ASP.NET Core
17 61 (3.49%) Spring
18 60 (3.44%) REST
19 58 (3.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 625 (35.80%) Hedge funds
2 549 (31.44%) Fixed Income
3 533 (30.53%) Derivative
4 457 (26.17%) Equities
5 356 (20.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 147 (8.42%) Greenfield Project
7 92 (5.27%) Mobile App
8 57 (3.26%) User Experience
9 42 (2.41%) Management Information System
10 37 (2.12%) Cloud Native
11 33 (1.89%) Data Structures
11 33 (1.89%) OTC Derivatives
12 31 (1.78%) Reference Data
13 26 (1.49%) Credit Derivative
14 24 (1.37%) Exotic Derivative
15 23 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
16 20 (1.15%) Data Centre
17 19 (1.09%) Pricing Data
18 17 (0.97%) Algorithms
18 17 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 85 (4.87%) Windows
2 67 (3.84%) Linux
3 37 (2.12%) Android
3 37 (2.12%) Apple iOS
4 27 (1.55%) Windows Server
5 21 (1.20%) Unix
6 16 (0.92%) Mac OS X
7 9 (0.52%) Windows 10
7 9 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.52%) Windows Server 2016
8 8 (0.46%) Windows Server 2019
9 7 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.29%) HPUX
11 4 (0.23%) Solaris
12 3 (0.17%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.11%) CentOS
14 1 (0.057%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,004 (57.50%) Agile
2 752 (43.07%) Software Engineering
3 736 (42.15%) Asset Management
4 397 (22.74%) Analytics
5 305 (17.47%) Microservices
6 264 (15.12%) CI/CD
7 242 (13.86%) DevOps
8 183 (10.48%) Data Analytics
9 142 (8.13%) Full Stack Development
10 141 (8.08%) Fintech
11 133 (7.62%) Scrum
12 129 (7.39%) Migration
13 127 (7.27%) Mentoring
14 120 (6.87%) Problem-Solving
15 118 (6.76%) Wealth Management
16 112 (6.41%) Visualisation
17 111 (6.36%) Product Management
18 110 (6.30%) Business Analysis
18 110 (6.30%) Order Management
19 106 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 693 (39.69%) Python
2 519 (29.73%) Java
3 496 (28.41%) JavaScript
4 386 (22.11%) TypeScript
5 373 (21.36%) SQL
6 233 (13.34%) C#
7 94 (5.38%) R
8 90 (5.15%) PowerShell
9 50 (2.86%) VBA
10 43 (2.46%) Bash
11 34 (1.95%) C++
12 22 (1.26%) C
12 22 (1.26%) Kotlin
12 22 (1.26%) T-SQL
13 17 (0.97%) Apple Swift
14 12 (0.69%) PL/SQL
15 11 (0.63%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.57%) Objective-C
17 8 (0.46%) MATLAB
18 7 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 119 (6.82%) Degree
2 40 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (0.63%) CISSP
4 10 (0.57%) PMP
5 8 (0.46%) PhD
6 7 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (0.34%) APMG
7 6 (0.34%) CFA
7 6 (0.34%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 5 (0.29%) CEH
8 5 (0.29%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.23%) CCSP
9 4 (0.23%) CISA
10 3 (0.17%) CISM
10 3 (0.17%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (0.17%) GIAC
10 3 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (5.84%) QA
2 41 (2.35%) MiFID
3 21 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 15 (0.86%) EMIR
5 14 (0.80%) SLA
6 8 (0.46%) NIST
6 8 (0.46%) PMO
7 6 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.11%) Accessibility
8 2 (0.11%) GRC
9 1 (0.057%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.057%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.057%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.057%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.057%) UCITS
System Software
1 131 (7.50%) Docker
2 92 (5.27%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.29%) ISA Server
4 5 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.23%) vSphere
6 3 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.11%) XenApp
8 1 (0.057%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.057%) Firmware
8 1 (0.057%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 105 (6.01%) Terraform
2 63 (3.61%) Kubernetes
3 36 (2.06%) Prometheus
4 18 (1.03%) Control-M
5 14 (0.80%) SCCM
6 10 (0.57%) Ansible
7 8 (0.46%) Grafana
8 7 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.29%) Mesos
10 4 (0.23%) Kibana
11 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
11 3 (0.17%) Nagios
12 1 (0.057%) Check_MK
12 1 (0.057%) Istio
12 1 (0.057%) ITRS Geneos
12 1 (0.057%) Nessus
12 1 (0.057%) Opsgenie
12 1 (0.057%) Puppet
12 1 (0.057%) QRadar
Vendors
1 183 (10.48%) Microsoft
2 84 (4.81%) Charles River
3 76 (4.35%) Bloomberg
4 50 (2.86%) Splunk
5 41 (2.35%) Google
6 29 (1.66%) ServiceNow
7 26 (1.49%) Oracle
8 24 (1.37%) Apple
9 23 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (1.26%) VMware
11 19 (1.09%) SimCorp
12 15 (0.86%) Cisco
12 15 (0.86%) Dell
13 13 (0.74%) Alteryx
13 13 (0.74%) Intel
13 13 (0.74%) Sony
14 12 (0.69%) Adobe
14 12 (0.69%) BISAM
14 12 (0.69%) Meraki
14 12 (0.69%) Tradeweb