Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Investment Management
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 442 397 433
Rank change year-on-year -45 +36 +14
Permanent jobs citing Investment Management 1181 1452 1549
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.76% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.85% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 961 1298 1264
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £38,750 £39,925 £38,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £93,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% -4.55%

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 156707 170358 194395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.22% 88.60%
Number of salaries quoted 123341 141716 159769
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,354 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.01% - +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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017. 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 -40 1157 £65,000 - 53
London -33 1097 £65,000 - 43
UK excluding London -7 85 £56,250 +12.50% 11
South East +25 30 £65,000 +23.81% 8
Scotland -22 24 £72,500 +3.57% 1
Midlands +47 13 £27,500 -8.33% 1
North of England -9 11 £50,000 +38.89%
North West -25 8 £54,000 +44.00%
South West +9 4 £52,500 +5.00% 1
East of England +2 3 £46,000 -
North East +17 2 £37,500 +25.00%
East Midlands - 2 £27,500 - 1
West Midlands +20 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, 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.

1 702 (59.44%) Finance
2 449 (38.02%) Asset Management
3 356 (30.14%) SQL
4 311 (26.33%) Agile Software Development
5 235 (19.90%) Banking
6 233 (19.73%) Front Office
7 206 (17.44%) Windows
8 202 (17.10%) Microsoft
8 202 (17.10%) Degree
9 190 (16.09%) Wealth Management
10 184 (15.58%) Business Analysis
11 175 (14.82%) .NET
12 172 (14.56%) SQL Server
13 170 (14.39%) C#
13 170 (14.39%) Fund Management
14 157 (13.29%) Project Management
15 128 (10.84%) Charles River
15 128 (10.84%) Hedge funds
16 117 (9.91%) JavaScript
17 114 (9.65%) CRM
18 110 (9.31%) Fixed Income
19 106 (8.98%) Oracle
20 105 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
21 104 (8.81%) Java
21 104 (8.81%) AngularJS
22 100 (8.47%) Active Directory
23 92 (7.79%) Data Management
24 90 (7.62%) Marketing
25 89 (7.54%) thinkFolio
26 87 (7.37%) PowerShell

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 32 (2.71%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.46%) MS Exchange
3 26 (2.20%) Confluence
4 21 (1.78%) IIS
5 20 (1.69%) SAS
6 17 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (1.27%) JBoss
8 13 (1.10%) WebLogic
9 12 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 10 (0.85%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.42%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.42%) CMS
12 5 (0.42%) Skype for Business
13 4 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.25%) Apache
15 2 (0.17%) Magnolia
15 2 (0.17%) WordPress
16 1 (0.085%) Exchange Server 2013
16 1 (0.085%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 84 (7.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 68 (5.76%) Microsoft Office
3 31 (2.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 31 (2.62%) Photoshop
4 20 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (1.19%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 89 (7.54%) thinkFolio
2 70 (5.93%) Markit EDM
3 66 (5.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (1.19%) Eagle PACE
5 11 (0.93%) LatentZero
6 9 (0.76%) Bloomberg AIM
7 8 (0.68%) FLEXCUBE
8 7 (0.59%) SimCorp Dimension
9 5 (0.42%) Advent Geneva
9 5 (0.42%) HiPortfolio
9 5 (0.42%) Minerva
9 5 (0.42%) MultiFonds
9 5 (0.42%) PORTIA
9 5 (0.42%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.42%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.42%) Sentinel
9 5 (0.42%) Sonata
10 2 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
10 2 (0.17%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 72 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 63 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (2.79%) Office 365
4 19 (1.61%) Adobe Analytics
5 10 (0.85%) Dropbox
5 10 (0.85%) OneDrive
6 9 (0.76%) OpenShift
7 7 (0.59%) Force.com
7 7 (0.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 6 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.51%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (0.51%) Serverless
9 5 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.34%) IaaS
11 3 (0.25%) npm
12 2 (0.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 2 (0.17%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.78%) Firewall
2 20 (1.69%) DNS
3 17 (1.44%) SAN
4 15 (1.27%) DHCP
4 15 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.10%) NAS
6 12 (1.02%) VoIP
6 12 (1.02%) VSAN
7 10 (0.85%) VPN
7 10 (0.85%) WAN
8 8 (0.68%) BGP
8 8 (0.68%) FTP
8 8 (0.68%) Intranet
8 8 (0.68%) OSPF
8 8 (0.68%) PBX
9 7 (0.59%) LAN
9 7 (0.59%) Network Security
10 6 (0.51%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (0.51%) Internet
10 6 (0.51%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (14.56%) SQL Server
2 80 (6.77%) Relational Database
3 68 (5.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 58 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (4.06%) BusinessObjects
6 47 (3.98%) Crystal Reports
7 32 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (1.86%) NoSQL
9 21 (1.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 20 (1.69%) Oracle Database
11 18 (1.52%) MongoDB
12 17 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
13 15 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
14 14 (1.19%) RDBMS
14 14 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 10 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
18 9 (0.76%) Hadoop
18 9 (0.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 41 (3.47%) JIRA
2 39 (3.30%) Subversion
3 38 (3.22%) Jenkins
4 28 (2.37%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 27 (2.29%) Git (software)
5 27 (2.29%) HP UFT
6 26 (2.20%) Selenium
6 26 (2.20%) Visual Studio
7 22 (1.86%) Jasmine
8 21 (1.78%) Karma Test Runner
8 21 (1.78%) Mocha
8 21 (1.78%) Protractor
9 19 (1.61%) GitLab
9 19 (1.61%) IntelliJ
9 19 (1.61%) Maven
9 19 (1.61%) PhantomJS
10 18 (1.52%) JUnit
11 15 (1.27%) Eclipse
12 12 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 702 (59.44%) Finance
2 235 (19.90%) Banking
3 233 (19.73%) Front Office
4 90 (7.62%) Marketing
5 85 (7.20%) Back Office
6 58 (4.91%) Investment Banking
7 40 (3.39%) Private Banking
8 34 (2.88%) Corporate Banking
9 31 (2.62%) Legal
10 27 (2.29%) Advertising
10 27 (2.29%) Financial Institution
11 16 (1.35%) Retail
12 9 (0.76%) French Language
13 8 (0.68%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.34%) Automotive
14 4 (0.34%) Law
14 4 (0.34%) Publishing
15 3 (0.25%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.25%) Telecoms
16 2 (0.17%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 409 (34.63%) Analyst
2 239 (20.24%) Developer
3 206 (17.44%) Business Analyst
4 96 (8.13%) Consultant
5 86 (7.28%) Applications Support
6 79 (6.69%) Support Analyst
7 75 (6.35%) Project Manager
8 74 (6.27%) Asset Management Analyst
9 61 (5.17%) .NET Developer
9 61 (5.17%) Asset Management Business Analyst
10 57 (4.83%) Investment Management Business Analyst
11 54 (4.57%) IT Manager
12 53 (4.49%) Senior Analyst
13 52 (4.40%) C# Developer
14 51 (4.32%) Junior
15 49 (4.15%) Java Developer
16 46 (3.90%) SQL Developer
17 42 (3.56%) C# .NET Developer
18 38 (3.22%) SQL Analyst
19 37 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (14.82%) .NET
2 104 (8.81%) AngularJS
3 87 (7.37%) HTML
4 84 (7.11%) ASP.NET
5 68 (5.76%) HTML5
6 66 (5.59%) CSS
7 50 (4.23%) Web Services
8 48 (4.06%) REST
9 36 (3.05%) FIX Protocol
10 35 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 34 (2.88%) jQuery
12 33 (2.79%) XML
13 30 (2.54%) CSS3
14 28 (2.37%) .NET Framework
15 25 (2.12%) Node.js
15 25 (2.12%) React
16 23 (1.95%) ASP.NET Web API
16 23 (1.95%) SOAP
17 22 (1.86%) WCF
18 21 (1.78%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 128 (10.84%) Hedge funds
2 110 (9.31%) Fixed Income
3 83 (7.03%) User Experience
4 71 (6.01%) Management Information System
5 64 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
6 60 (5.08%) Equities
7 51 (4.32%) Fintech
8 46 (3.90%) Computer Science
9 43 (3.64%) Derivative
10 41 (3.47%) iPhone
11 37 (3.13%) Data Centre
12 35 (2.96%) iPad
13 31 (2.62%) Online Banking
14 26 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
15 14 (1.19%) Client/Server
16 13 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 13 (1.10%) OTC Derivatives
16 13 (1.10%) Reference Data
17 10 (0.85%) Data Structures
17 10 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 206 (17.44%) Windows
2 78 (6.60%) Linux
3 62 (5.25%) Unix
4 57 (4.83%) Windows Server
5 34 (2.88%) Apple iOS
6 20 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 19 (1.61%) Windows 10
8 18 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.34%) AIX
11 4 (0.34%) CentOS
11 4 (0.34%) Solaris
11 4 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.17%) Android
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 449 (38.02%) Asset Management
2 311 (26.33%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (16.09%) Wealth Management
4 184 (15.58%) Business Analysis
5 170 (14.39%) Fund Management
6 157 (13.29%) Project Management
7 114 (9.65%) CRM
8 105 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 92 (7.79%) Data Management
10 81 (6.86%) Scrum
11 65 (5.50%) Analytics
12 62 (5.25%) SDLC
13 60 (5.08%) MVC
13 60 (5.08%) Risk Management
14 59 (5.00%) Change Management
15 58 (4.91%) DevOps
16 56 (4.74%) Portfolio Management
16 56 (4.74%) User Stories
17 54 (4.57%) Business Intelligence
18 52 (4.40%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 356 (30.14%) SQL
2 170 (14.39%) C#
3 117 (9.91%) JavaScript
4 104 (8.81%) Java
5 87 (7.37%) PowerShell
6 65 (5.50%) T-SQL
7 63 (5.33%) Python
8 43 (3.64%) VBA
9 39 (3.30%) VB
10 35 (2.96%) C
11 27 (2.29%) PL/SQL
12 26 (2.20%) Shell Script
13 23 (1.95%) VB.NET
14 14 (1.19%) Bash Shell
15 13 (1.10%) C++
16 12 (1.02%) Perl
17 10 (0.85%) R
17 10 (0.85%) Ruby
18 9 (0.76%) Groovy
19 8 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 202 (17.10%) Degree
2 20 (1.69%) CFA
2 20 (1.69%) CISA
2 20 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.61%) PMP
4 18 (1.52%) Master's Degree
5 15 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (1.10%) CIMA
6 13 (1.10%) CISSP
6 13 (1.10%) PMI Certification
7 12 (1.02%) ISEB
8 10 (0.85%) CISM
9 9 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 6 (0.51%) CCNA
11 6 (0.51%) MCSE
11 6 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
11 6 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (0.42%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.47%) MiFID
2 34 (2.88%) QA
3 26 (2.20%) GDPR
4 17 (1.44%) EMIR
5 16 (1.35%) SLA
6 15 (1.27%) PMO
7 8 (0.68%) AIFMD
7 8 (0.68%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.59%) Solvency II
8 7 (0.59%) UCITS
9 6 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 4 (0.34%) ISO 20022
12 3 (0.25%) COBIT
13 2 (0.17%) FATCA
13 2 (0.17%) FINRA
13 2 (0.17%) WAI
14 1 (0.085%) ISO 15022
14 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 100 (8.47%) Active Directory
2 36 (3.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (2.88%) Hyper-V
4 26 (2.20%) Docker
5 19 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (1.10%) XenApp
6 13 (1.10%) XenDesktop
7 12 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (0.59%) vSphere
9 4 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.25%) NFS
10 3 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.17%) HDFS
11 2 (0.17%) KVM
12 1 (0.085%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.085%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.085%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 30 (2.54%) SCCM
2 23 (1.95%) Control-M
3 17 (1.44%) Puppet
3 17 (1.44%) SCOM
4 16 (1.35%) Ansible
5 12 (1.02%) vCenter Server
6 11 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.68%) Nagios
8 7 (0.59%) Kubernetes
9 6 (0.51%) Consul
9 6 (0.51%) Terraform
10 5 (0.42%) PowerCLI
11 4 (0.34%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.34%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (0.34%) vRealize
12 3 (0.25%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Satellite
12 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 202 (17.10%) Microsoft
2 128 (10.84%) Charles River
3 106 (8.98%) Oracle
4 74 (6.27%) Citrix
5 62 (5.25%) Sybase
6 57 (4.83%) VMware
7 53 (4.49%) Bloomberg
8 50 (4.23%) Adobe
9 46 (3.90%) Cisco
10 43 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
11 32 (2.71%) HP
12 22 (1.86%) Reuters
13 16 (1.35%) FactSet
14 13 (1.10%) Dell
14 13 (1.10%) FNZ
14 13 (1.10%) Red Hat
14 13 (1.10%) SimCorp
15 12 (1.02%) Avaya
15 12 (1.02%) Informatica
16 11 (0.93%) Tableau