Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Investment Management
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 432 367 438
Rank change year-on-year -65 +71 -30
Permanent jobs citing Investment Management 1242 1679 1492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 0.85% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.95% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1005 1481 1204
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
10th Percentile £38,750 £39,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £91,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +27.78% -18.18% -

Investment Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 159119 175986 191424
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.89% 89.06% 88.11%
Number of salaries quoted 126483 146806 156211
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,723 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -65 1188 £65,000 - 118
London -43 1129 £65,000 - 100
UK excluding London -1 114 £57,500 +27.78% 22
Scotland +4 54 £57,500 +15.00% 4
South East +63 36 £65,000 +48.57% 10
North of England -22 11 £42,500 +23.19% 7
Midlands +38 7 - - 1
North West -38 7 £40,000 +15.94% 5
East of England +6 4 £68,750 +22.22%
Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 -
South West +2 2 £55,000 +10.00%
North East +16 1 £37,500 +36.36% 2
West Midlands +12 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 757 (60.95%) Finance
2 470 (37.84%) Asset Management
3 367 (29.55%) SQL
4 324 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 275 (22.14%) Banking
6 235 (18.92%) Front Office
7 219 (17.63%) Business Analysis
8 211 (16.99%) Microsoft
9 206 (16.59%) Wealth Management
10 198 (15.94%) Degree
11 193 (15.54%) SQL Server
12 175 (14.09%) Windows
13 154 (12.40%) C#
13 154 (12.40%) Project Management
13 154 (12.40%) Fund Management
14 146 (11.76%) .NET
15 143 (11.51%) Hedge funds
16 122 (9.82%) Charles River
17 121 (9.74%) Marketing
18 117 (9.42%) JavaScript
19 110 (8.86%) Java
20 107 (8.62%) HTML
21 104 (8.37%) AngularJS
21 104 (8.37%) User Experience
22 102 (8.21%) Oracle
22 102 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
23 99 (7.97%) Active Directory
24 98 (7.89%) Scrum
25 96 (7.73%) Fixed Income
25 96 (7.73%) Back Office

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 38 (3.06%) MS Exchange
2 25 (2.01%) Confluence
3 24 (1.93%) SharePoint
4 23 (1.85%) IIS
5 20 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (1.45%) JBoss
7 15 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 15 (1.21%) SAS
8 11 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.72%) Skype for Business
11 7 (0.56%) Apache
12 6 (0.48%) CMS
13 3 (0.24%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.24%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.24%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.16%) Magnolia
14 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 85 (6.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 55 (4.43%) Microsoft Office
3 47 (3.78%) Adobe Illustrator
4 43 (3.46%) Photoshop
5 17 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (0.64%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.081%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 89 (7.17%) thinkFolio
2 78 (6.28%) Markit EDM
3 45 (3.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (1.05%) Eagle PACE
5 10 (0.81%) LatentZero
6 8 (0.64%) Bloomberg AIM
7 7 (0.56%) Minerva
7 7 (0.56%) Sonata
8 6 (0.48%) SimCorp Dimension
9 5 (0.40%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.40%) SAP FI
9 5 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (0.40%) Sentinel
10 4 (0.32%) Investran
11 3 (0.24%) Advent Geneva
11 3 (0.24%) HiPortfolio
11 3 (0.24%) MultiFonds
11 3 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
11 3 (0.24%) PORTIA
12 2 (0.16%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 76 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (4.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (2.17%) Adobe Analytics
4 24 (1.93%) Office 365
5 16 (1.29%) OpenShift
6 10 (0.81%) Dropbox
6 10 (0.81%) OneDrive
7 9 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.48%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 4 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.32%) GitHub
11 3 (0.24%) Force.com
12 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.16%) Heroku
12 2 (0.16%) IaaS
12 2 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.01%) DNS
2 21 (1.69%) DHCP
3 14 (1.13%) Firewall
3 14 (1.13%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.05%) FTP
5 12 (0.97%) VPN
6 11 (0.89%) WAN
7 10 (0.81%) SAN
8 8 (0.64%) LAN
8 8 (0.64%) VoIP
9 7 (0.56%) NAS
10 6 (0.48%) BGP
10 6 (0.48%) OSPF
11 5 (0.40%) Internet
11 5 (0.40%) PBX
12 4 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (0.32%) MPLS
12 4 (0.32%) NetScaler
12 4 (0.32%) VSAN
12 4 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (15.54%) SQL Server
2 81 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 74 (5.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (5.23%) Relational Database
5 56 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
6 30 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
7 29 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 26 (2.09%) Oracle Database
9 24 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (1.85%) NoSQL
11 19 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
12 18 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (1.13%) Oracle Database 12c
14 13 (1.05%) MongoDB
15 12 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
16 11 (0.89%) PowerCenter
16 11 (0.89%) RDBMS
16 11 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (0.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 50 (4.03%) Jenkins
2 48 (3.86%) Subversion
3 42 (3.38%) JIRA
4 36 (2.90%) Git (software)
5 35 (2.82%) Selenium
6 33 (2.66%) Karma Test Runner
7 32 (2.58%) HP UFT
8 29 (2.33%) Jasmine
9 28 (2.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 28 (2.25%) GitLab
9 28 (2.25%) Maven
10 27 (2.17%) PhantomJS
10 27 (2.17%) Protractor
11 26 (2.09%) Mocha
12 22 (1.77%) TeamCity
13 20 (1.61%) JUnit
14 18 (1.45%) Visual Studio
15 15 (1.21%) SoapUI
16 14 (1.13%) Ant
16 14 (1.13%) IntelliJ
General
1 757 (60.95%) Finance
2 275 (22.14%) Banking
3 235 (18.92%) Front Office
4 121 (9.74%) Marketing
5 96 (7.73%) Back Office
6 70 (5.64%) Investment Banking
7 50 (4.03%) Private Banking
8 44 (3.54%) Corporate Banking
9 30 (2.42%) Advertising
9 30 (2.42%) Legal
10 18 (1.45%) Retail
11 17 (1.37%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.89%) French Language
12 11 (0.89%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.32%) Automotive
13 4 (0.32%) Law
13 4 (0.32%) Publishing
13 4 (0.32%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.24%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 392 (31.56%) Analyst
2 267 (21.50%) Developer
3 221 (17.79%) Business Analyst
4 94 (7.57%) Consultant
5 92 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 79 (6.36%) Asset Management Analyst
7 73 (5.88%) IT Manager
8 70 (5.64%) Applications Support
9 65 (5.23%) Asset Management Business Analyst
10 63 (5.07%) Support Analyst
11 59 (4.75%) .NET Developer
11 59 (4.75%) Investment Management Business Analyst
12 56 (4.51%) SQL Developer
13 53 (4.27%) C# Developer
14 48 (3.86%) Architect
15 46 (3.70%) Junior
16 45 (3.62%) Senior Manager
17 41 (3.30%) Digital Analyst
18 40 (3.22%) Java Developer
19 38 (3.06%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (11.76%) .NET
2 107 (8.62%) HTML
3 104 (8.37%) AngularJS
4 86 (6.92%) CSS
5 80 (6.44%) HTML5
6 66 (5.31%) Web Services
7 64 (5.15%) ASP.NET
8 47 (3.78%) XML
9 46 (3.70%) CSS3
10 40 (3.22%) REST
11 34 (2.74%) Ionic Framework
11 34 (2.74%) PhoneGap
11 34 (2.74%) React
12 33 (2.66%) jQuery
13 30 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
14 29 (2.33%) Apache Cordova
15 27 (2.17%) FIX Protocol
16 21 (1.69%) .NET Framework
16 21 (1.69%) SOAP
17 20 (1.61%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 143 (11.51%) Hedge funds
2 104 (8.37%) User Experience
3 96 (7.73%) Fixed Income
4 68 (5.48%) Management Information System
5 64 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
6 59 (4.75%) iPhone
7 53 (4.27%) iPad
8 49 (3.95%) Derivative
9 43 (3.46%) Equities
9 43 (3.46%) Online Banking
10 38 (3.06%) Fintech
11 31 (2.50%) Computer Science
12 29 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
13 27 (2.17%) Data Centre
14 26 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 17 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
16 16 (1.29%) Reference Data
17 15 (1.21%) Data Structures
18 13 (1.05%) Blackberry
18 13 (1.05%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 175 (14.09%) Windows
2 73 (5.88%) Linux
3 62 (4.99%) Windows Server
4 57 (4.59%) Apple iOS
5 54 (4.35%) Unix
6 22 (1.77%) Windows 7
7 19 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (1.45%) Windows 10
8 18 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.97%) AIX
9 12 (0.97%) Solaris
10 11 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (0.81%) Android
12 7 (0.56%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.32%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.081%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (37.84%) Asset Management
2 324 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (17.63%) Business Analysis
4 206 (16.59%) Wealth Management
5 154 (12.40%) Fund Management
5 154 (12.40%) Project Management
6 102 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 98 (7.89%) Scrum
8 84 (6.76%) Data Management
9 82 (6.60%) Risk Management
10 78 (6.28%) SDLC
11 77 (6.20%) CRM
12 75 (6.04%) User Stories
13 72 (5.80%) Analytics
14 60 (4.83%) Change Management
15 59 (4.75%) ITIL
15 59 (4.75%) Software Engineering
16 56 (4.51%) DevOps
17 55 (4.43%) Waterfall
18 52 (4.19%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 367 (29.55%) SQL
2 154 (12.40%) C#
3 117 (9.42%) JavaScript
4 110 (8.86%) Java
5 79 (6.36%) PowerShell
6 63 (5.07%) T-SQL
7 62 (4.99%) Python
8 59 (4.75%) VBA
9 48 (3.86%) PL/SQL
10 42 (3.38%) VB.NET
11 26 (2.09%) C
12 25 (2.01%) Shell Script
13 18 (1.45%) Bash Shell
14 17 (1.37%) VB
15 14 (1.13%) C++
16 11 (0.89%) XPath
17 10 (0.81%) R
17 10 (0.81%) Ruby
18 8 (0.64%) MATLAB
19 5 (0.40%) Perl
Qualifications
1 198 (15.94%) Degree
2 35 (2.82%) CISA
3 33 (2.66%) Master's Degree
4 27 (2.17%) PMP
5 22 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (1.53%) CFA
6 19 (1.53%) PMI Certification
7 18 (1.45%) CISSP
8 15 (1.21%) CISM
9 14 (1.13%) ISEB
9 14 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 11 (0.89%) CIMA
10 11 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (0.72%) MBA
12 9 (0.72%) MCSE
13 8 (0.64%) CCNA
13 8 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (0.56%) A+ Certification
14 7 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.70%) MiFID
2 27 (2.17%) QA
3 22 (1.77%) GDPR
4 19 (1.53%) EMIR
5 12 (0.97%) COBIT
6 11 (0.89%) Solvency II
6 11 (0.89%) UCITS
7 9 (0.72%) AIFMD
7 9 (0.72%) PMO
8 7 (0.56%) Basel III
8 7 (0.56%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.56%) SLA
9 5 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 4 (0.32%) ISO 20022
11 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.16%) SEPA
11 2 (0.16%) WAI
12 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 99 (7.97%) Active Directory
2 42 (3.38%) Docker
3 37 (2.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (2.25%) Hyper-V
5 15 (1.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (1.21%) XenDesktop
6 14 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (1.05%) XenApp
8 9 (0.72%) vSphere
9 5 (0.40%) NFS
9 5 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (0.40%) VirtualBox
10 4 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.16%) RACF
13 1 (0.081%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.081%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.081%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.081%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (2.66%) SCCM
2 26 (2.09%) Control-M
3 20 (1.61%) Ansible
4 18 (1.45%) Puppet
5 17 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.89%) Kubernetes
6 11 (0.89%) SCOM
7 8 (0.64%) Terraform
7 8 (0.64%) vCenter Server
8 7 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 7 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (0.48%) Consul
10 4 (0.32%) Nagios
10 4 (0.32%) PowerCLI
10 4 (0.32%) vRealize
11 3 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.24%) NetApp OnCommand
11 3 (0.24%) Piwik
11 3 (0.24%) Simpana
Vendors
1 211 (16.99%) Microsoft
2 122 (9.82%) Charles River
3 102 (8.21%) Oracle
4 74 (5.96%) Adobe
5 69 (5.56%) Citrix
6 61 (4.91%) Bloomberg
7 51 (4.11%) VMware
8 48 (3.86%) Salesforce.com
9 44 (3.54%) Cisco
10 31 (2.50%) HP
11 30 (2.42%) FNZ
11 30 (2.42%) Sybase
12 22 (1.77%) Reuters
13 21 (1.69%) FactSet
14 19 (1.53%) Tableau
15 16 (1.29%) Guidewire
15 16 (1.29%) Informatica
15 16 (1.29%) SimCorp
16 15 (1.21%) ServiceNow
17 13 (1.05%) Google