Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Investment Management
UK
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 299 246 346
Rank change year-on-year -53 +100 -76
Permanent jobs citing Investment Management 1,248 905 1,397
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.11% 1.31% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.41% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,029 813 1,211
10th Percentile £55,000 £51,750 £47,500
25th Percentile £73,750 £69,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £95,000 £92,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.70% +27.59% +11.54%
75th Percentile £122,500 £131,250 £90,000
90th Percentile £133,250 £143,750 £117,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.80% -2.73% +4.76%

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 105,854 64,027 133,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.76% 92.78% 92.68%
Number of salaries quoted 72,195 51,873 106,459
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Investment Management in the UK

Investment Management
Top 12 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 29 July 2021. 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 -46 1,218 £95,000 - 81
London -23 1,164 £95,000 -5.00% 76
Work from Home -99 163 £110,000 +33.33% 17
UK excluding London -126 65 £55,000 +2.80% 8
South West -64 19 £81,500 -
South East -95 18 £75,000 +11.11%
Scotland -63 12 £57,500 +9.52% 3
North of England -77 11 £45,000 -15.89% 4
North West -64 10 £45,000 -15.89% 2
Midlands - 7 £32,500 - 1
West Midlands - 7 £32,500 - 1
Yorkshire -70 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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.

1 910 (72.92%) Finance
2 635 (50.88%) AWS
3 634 (50.80%) Asset Management
4 599 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
5 536 (42.95%) Python
6 535 (42.87%) Software Engineering
7 498 (39.90%) Front Office
8 447 (35.82%) Web Services
9 446 (35.74%) SQL
10 442 (35.42%) JavaScript
11 408 (32.69%) Hedge funds
12 387 (31.01%) React
13 379 (30.37%) Java
14 306 (24.52%) Full Stack Development
15 303 (24.28%) Serverless
16 302 (24.20%) Derivative
17 300 (24.04%) Microservices
18 299 (23.96%) Azure
19 288 (23.08%) Equities
20 287 (23.00%) Fixed Income
21 281 (22.52%) AWS Lambda
22 276 (22.12%) Analytics
23 262 (20.99%) Kubernetes
24 248 (19.87%) Node.js
25 246 (19.71%) TypeScript
25 246 (19.71%) C#
26 238 (19.07%) Docker
27 225 (18.03%) Banking
28 197 (15.79%) GCP
29 180 (14.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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 33 (2.64%) SharePoint
2 24 (1.92%) Apache Spark
3 22 (1.76%) Apache Airflow
4 5 (0.40%) CMS
5 4 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.24%) Liferay
6 3 (0.24%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.16%) Apache
7 2 (0.16%) Jetty
8 1 (0.080%) Camunda
8 1 (0.080%) Confluence
8 1 (0.080%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.080%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (3.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.16%) Sketch
6 1 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.080%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.080%) InDesign
6 1 (0.080%) InVision
6 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.080%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (0.72%) thinkFolio
2 3 (0.24%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.24%) Primavera
2 3 (0.24%) SAP HR
2 3 (0.24%) SAP MM
2 3 (0.24%) SAP PM
2 3 (0.24%) SAP PS
2 3 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.24%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.16%) PolarLake
3 2 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.080%) Bloomberg AIM
4 1 (0.080%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.080%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.080%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 635 (50.88%) AWS
2 303 (24.28%) Serverless
3 299 (23.96%) Azure
4 281 (22.52%) AWS Lambda
5 197 (15.79%) GCP
6 148 (11.86%) Amazon EC2
7 144 (11.54%) Amazon S3
8 129 (10.34%) Amazon ECS
9 122 (9.78%) Amazon SQS
10 121 (9.70%) AWS Step Functions
11 61 (4.89%) SaaS
12 51 (4.09%) Power Platform
13 49 (3.93%) Microsoft 365
14 24 (1.92%) PowerApps
15 19 (1.52%) Power Automate
16 17 (1.36%) Azure Logic Apps
17 10 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
17 10 (0.80%) Azure Functions
18 7 (0.56%) IaaS
18 7 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.08%) Firewall
2 20 (1.60%) Network Security
3 18 (1.44%) WAN
4 16 (1.28%) DNS
4 16 (1.28%) Extranet
5 15 (1.20%) LAN
6 10 (0.80%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.64%) Cisco IPT
7 8 (0.64%) IP Telephony
7 8 (0.64%) VLAN
8 7 (0.56%) Multicast
9 6 (0.48%) Wireshark
10 5 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (0.40%) SAN
10 5 (0.40%) Unicast
10 5 (0.40%) VPN
10 5 (0.40%) Wireless
11 4 (0.32%) HSRP
11 4 (0.32%) NX-OS
11 4 (0.32%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (13.30%) SQL Server
2 149 (11.94%) Amazon Aurora
3 136 (10.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 122 (9.78%) Amazon RDS
5 96 (7.69%) Amazon Athena
6 83 (6.65%) MySQL
7 80 (6.41%) Relational Database
8 69 (5.53%) PostgreSQL
9 64 (5.13%) RDBMS
10 49 (3.93%) Power BI
11 27 (2.16%) Big Data
12 24 (1.92%) Hadoop
13 20 (1.60%) NoSQL
13 20 (1.60%) Tableau
14 19 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (1.04%) Redis
17 11 (0.88%) OLTP
18 10 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 9 (0.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 39 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 18 (1.44%) JIRA
3 12 (0.96%) TeamCity
4 11 (0.88%) webpack
5 10 (0.80%) Cypress.io
5 10 (0.80%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.56%) Selenium
7 6 (0.48%) CircleCI
7 6 (0.48%) Moq
7 6 (0.48%) Postman
7 6 (0.48%) Spinnaker
8 4 (0.32%) Artifactory
8 4 (0.32%) NUnit
8 4 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.24%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.24%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.16%) Gradle
10 2 (0.16%) MSTest
10 2 (0.16%) WebDriver
General
1 910 (72.92%) Finance
2 498 (39.90%) Front Office
3 225 (18.03%) Banking
4 112 (8.97%) Social Skills
5 70 (5.61%) Investment Banking
6 46 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (2.24%) Organisational Skills
8 25 (2.00%) Marketing
9 22 (1.76%) Back Office
10 11 (0.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 11 (0.88%) Public Speaking
11 6 (0.48%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.40%) Influencing Skills
13 4 (0.32%) Legal
14 3 (0.24%) Law
14 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.16%) Presentation Skills
15 2 (0.16%) Public Sector
16 1 (0.080%) Documentation Skills
16 1 (0.080%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 650 (52.08%) Developer
2 310 (24.84%) Software Engineer
3 267 (21.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 236 (18.91%) AWS Developer
5 200 (16.03%) Analyst
6 196 (15.71%) React Developer
7 181 (14.50%) AWS Engineer
8 175 (14.02%) AWS Software Engineer
9 131 (10.50%) Python Developer
10 114 (9.13%) Python Engineer
11 112 (8.97%) Java Engineer
12 111 (8.89%) Front Office Developer
13 88 (7.05%) Python Software Engineer
14 85 (6.81%) Java Software Engineer
15 84 (6.73%) Java Developer
16 80 (6.41%) .NET Developer
17 79 (6.33%) Lead Developer
18 74 (5.93%) Senior Developer
19 72 (5.77%) Java Software Developer
20 68 (5.45%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 447 (35.82%) Web Services
2 387 (31.01%) React
3 248 (19.87%) Node.js
4 170 (13.62%) AngularJS
5 161 (12.90%) .NET
6 128 (10.26%) gRPC
7 120 (9.62%) Material-UI
8 99 (7.93%) Kafka
9 97 (7.77%) Vue.js
10 76 (6.09%) ASP.NET
11 74 (5.93%) GraphQL
12 70 (5.61%) ASP.NET Web API
13 67 (5.37%) HTML
14 66 (5.29%) CSS
15 63 (5.05%) .NET Core
16 54 (4.33%) ASP.NET Core
17 43 (3.45%) J2EE
18 41 (3.29%) Express
18 41 (3.29%) Spring
19 34 (2.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 408 (32.69%) Hedge funds
2 302 (24.20%) Derivative
3 288 (23.08%) Equities
4 287 (23.00%) Fixed Income
5 180 (14.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 128 (10.26%) Pricing Data
7 94 (7.53%) Greenfield Project
8 61 (4.89%) Equity Derivative
9 54 (4.33%) Credit Risk
10 46 (3.69%) User Experience
11 33 (2.64%) Legacy Systems
12 26 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
13 25 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
14 21 (1.68%) Management Information System
15 19 (1.52%) Mobile App
16 18 (1.44%) Data Centre
17 16 (1.28%) Cloud Native
18 15 (1.20%) Market Risk
19 14 (1.12%) Exotic Derivative
20 12 (0.96%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 53 (4.25%) Windows
2 48 (3.85%) Linux
3 21 (1.68%) Mac OS X
4 12 (0.96%) Apple iOS
4 12 (0.96%) Windows Server
5 11 (0.88%) Unix
6 8 (0.64%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.48%) Android
8 5 (0.40%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.24%) CentOS
11 1 (0.080%) Solaris
11 1 (0.080%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.080%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.080%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 634 (50.80%) Asset Management
2 599 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 535 (42.87%) Software Engineering
4 306 (24.52%) Full Stack Development
5 300 (24.04%) Microservices
6 276 (22.12%) Analytics
7 159 (12.74%) Fintech
8 150 (12.02%) Project Delivery
9 143 (11.46%) Data Management
10 128 (10.26%) Enterprise Data Management
11 125 (10.02%) Artificial Intelligence
12 113 (9.05%) DevOps
12 113 (9.05%) SDLC
13 95 (7.61%) TDD
14 89 (7.13%) Migration
15 83 (6.65%) Test Automation
16 69 (5.53%) Data Science
17 62 (4.97%) Business Analysis
18 60 (4.81%) Problem-Solving
19 59 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 536 (42.95%) Python
2 446 (35.74%) SQL
3 442 (35.42%) JavaScript
4 379 (30.37%) Java
5 246 (19.71%) C#
5 246 (19.71%) TypeScript
6 83 (6.65%) Scala
7 82 (6.57%) Kotlin
8 61 (4.89%) C++
9 59 (4.73%) R
10 40 (3.21%) PowerShell
11 33 (2.64%) T-SQL
12 16 (1.28%) VBA
13 9 (0.72%) Ruby
14 6 (0.48%) Clojure
14 6 (0.48%) Groovy
15 5 (0.40%) Go
16 4 (0.32%) Java 8
16 4 (0.32%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 86 (6.89%) Degree
2 25 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (0.96%) CCIE
3 12 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (0.64%) CCNP
5 5 (0.40%) CISSP
6 3 (0.24%) CFA
7 2 (0.16%) CEH
7 2 (0.16%) CISM
7 2 (0.16%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.16%) OSCP
7 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.080%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.080%) CISA
8 1 (0.080%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.080%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (8.57%) QA
2 15 (1.20%) Accessibility
3 14 (1.12%) NIST
4 11 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.24%) GDPR
6 3 (0.24%) MiFID
6 3 (0.24%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.16%) GLBA
7 2 (0.16%) GRC
7 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.080%) COBIT
8 1 (0.080%) P3O
8 1 (0.080%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.080%) PMO
8 1 (0.080%) SLA
System Software
1 238 (19.07%) Docker
2 34 (2.72%) Active Directory
3 25 (2.00%) ISA Server
4 7 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.24%) vSphere
7 2 (0.16%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.080%) KVM
8 1 (0.080%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.080%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.080%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 262 (20.99%) Kubernetes
2 172 (13.78%) Terraform
3 13 (1.04%) Prometheus
4 11 (0.88%) Grafana
4 11 (0.88%) Mesos
5 8 (0.64%) Ansible
5 8 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (0.48%) Puppet
7 5 (0.40%) SCCM
8 4 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.24%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 3 (0.24%) Control-M
9 3 (0.24%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.24%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.16%) MIIS
10 2 (0.16%) SCOM
10 2 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.16%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.080%) FTK
11 1 (0.080%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 78 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 68 (5.45%) Oracle
3 67 (5.37%) Sybase
4 28 (2.24%) Bloomberg
5 25 (2.00%) Charles River
6 24 (1.92%) Cisco
7 23 (1.84%) Google
8 17 (1.36%) Palo Alto
8 17 (1.36%) Workday
9 14 (1.12%) VMware
10 11 (0.88%) SimCorp
11 9 (0.72%) Citrix
12 8 (0.64%) F5
12 8 (0.64%) FireEye
12 8 (0.64%) Infoblox
12 8 (0.64%) Juniper
12 8 (0.64%) Red Hat
13 7 (0.56%) Adobe
13 7 (0.56%) SAP
14 6 (0.48%) NetApp