Period
to 27 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Banking over the 6 months to 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 460 235 284
Rank change year-on-year -225 +49 -12
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 89 31 9
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.32% 0.47% 0.12%
As % of the General category 0.59% 1.10% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 80 30 9
10th Percentile £52,500 £54,750 £16,250
25th Percentile £70,313 £62,125 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £92,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.81% +23.33% -21.05%
75th Percentile £92,500 £102,500 £86,250
90th Percentile £111,250 £128,750 £112,500
UK median annual salary £87,500 £90,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% +11.11%

Investment Banking is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 15,169 2,808 3,903
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 53.96% 42.60% 51.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10,776 2,492 3,303
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,029 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.49% +4.82% +5.00%

Investment Banking
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Investment Banking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Investment Banking trend for jobs with a WFH option

Investment Banking
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Investment Banking.

Investment Banking salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Investment Banking
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Investment Banking over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Investment Banking salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, Investment Banking job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 89 (100.00%) Banking
2 60 (67.42%) Finance
3 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (34.83%) Java
5 30 (33.71%) Social Skills
6 26 (29.21%) SQL
7 22 (24.72%) Scrum
7 22 (24.72%) JIRA
8 21 (23.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (22.47%) SDLC
10 19 (21.35%) Python
11 18 (20.22%) Requirements Gathering
12 17 (19.10%) Workshop Facilitation
12 17 (19.10%) Test Strategy
13 16 (17.98%) Azure
13 16 (17.98%) Degree
14 15 (16.85%) Full Stack Development
14 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
15 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
15 14 (15.73%) DevOps
16 13 (14.61%) GCP
16 13 (14.61%) Computer Science
17 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
17 12 (13.48%) Big Data
17 12 (13.48%) Fixed Income
18 11 (12.36%) Project Management
18 11 (12.36%) Linux
18 11 (12.36%) HTML
18 11 (12.36%) AWS
18 11 (12.36%) Google

Investment Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 8 (8.99%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.37%) Confluence
3 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.98%) Azure
2 13 (14.61%) GCP
3 11 (12.36%) AWS
4 9 (10.11%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (10.11%) Amazon EMR
4 9 (10.11%) Amazon Kinesis
4 9 (10.11%) Amazon S3
4 9 (10.11%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (10.11%) AWS Lambda
4 9 (10.11%) Serverless
4 9 (10.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 6 (6.74%) SaaS
6 4 (4.49%) GitHub
7 3 (3.37%) Azure App Service
7 3 (3.37%) Azure Storage
7 3 (3.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (2.25%) OpenShift
8 2 (2.25%) PaaS
8 2 (2.25%) Power Platform
9 1 (1.12%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) FTP
2 2 (2.25%) Firewall
3 1 (1.12%) NAS
3 1 (1.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) Big Data
2 9 (10.11%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (10.11%) Amazon Redshift
2 9 (10.11%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.62%) Metadata
3 5 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.49%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.37%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (3.37%) MySQL
6 2 (2.25%) Data Mart
6 2 (2.25%) KNIME
6 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.25%) Power BI
7 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.12%) GIS
7 1 (1.12%) Impala
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 22 (24.72%) JIRA
2 9 (10.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (10.11%) Bitbucket
3 5 (5.62%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.49%) GitLab
5 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.25%) Ant
6 2 (2.25%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.25%) Maven
6 2 (2.25%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.25%) NetBeans
6 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (1.12%) Cypress.io
7 1 (1.12%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.12%) Protractor
7 1 (1.12%) Selenium
General
1 89 (100.00%) Banking
2 60 (67.42%) Finance
3 30 (33.71%) Social Skills
4 10 (11.24%) Front Office
5 6 (6.74%) Back Office
6 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.37%) Advertising
7 3 (3.37%) Law
7 3 (3.37%) Retail
8 2 (2.25%) Games
8 2 (2.25%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (2.25%) Marketing
9 1 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (1.12%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (1.12%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (1.12%) Publishing
9 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
9 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (29.21%) Developer
2 25 (28.09%) Analyst
3 20 (22.47%) Business Analyst
4 18 (20.22%) Financial Analyst
5 16 (17.98%) Finance Business Analyst
5 16 (17.98%) Financial Business Analyst
6 15 (16.85%) Java Developer
7 14 (15.73%) FX Business Analyst
8 12 (13.48%) Senior Developer
9 11 (12.36%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 11 (12.36%) Service Analyst
10 9 (10.11%) AWS Engineer
10 9 (10.11%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (7.87%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (6.74%) Consultant
13 5 (5.62%) FIX Analyst
13 5 (5.62%) FIX Business Analyst
13 5 (5.62%) Risk Analyst
13 5 (5.62%) Risk Business Analyst
13 5 (5.62%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.36%) HTML
2 10 (11.24%) Web Services
3 8 (8.99%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (7.87%) Spring
5 6 (6.74%) AngularJS
5 6 (6.74%) CSS
5 6 (6.74%) React
6 5 (5.62%) .NET
6 5 (5.62%) Spring Boot
7 4 (4.49%) Flask
7 4 (4.49%) pytest
7 4 (4.49%) SQLAlchemy
8 3 (3.37%) JSON
8 3 (3.37%) XML
9 2 (2.25%) J2EE
9 2 (2.25%) Java SE
9 2 (2.25%) Murex Flex
9 2 (2.25%) Node.js
9 2 (2.25%) NumPy
9 2 (2.25%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (13.48%) Fixed Income
3 9 (10.11%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (7.87%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (6.74%) Equities
6 5 (5.62%) Derivative
7 4 (4.49%) Data Structures
8 3 (3.37%) Market Risk
8 3 (3.37%) Reference Data
9 2 (2.25%) Data Centre
9 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
10 1 (1.12%) Credit Risk
10 1 (1.12%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (1.12%) SWIFT
10 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.36%) Linux
2 10 (11.24%) Windows
3 9 (10.11%) Unix
3 9 (10.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.25%) Android
5 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (24.72%) Scrum
3 20 (22.47%) SDLC
4 18 (20.22%) Requirements Gathering
5 17 (19.10%) Test Strategy
5 17 (19.10%) Workshop Facilitation
6 15 (16.85%) Full Stack Development
7 14 (15.73%) DevOps
8 13 (14.61%) Computer Science
9 12 (13.48%) Software Engineering
10 11 (12.36%) Project Management
10 11 (12.36%) Unit Testing
11 10 (11.24%) Strategic Thinking
12 9 (10.11%) Data Science
13 8 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (8.99%) Service Delivery
13 8 (8.99%) Waterfall
14 7 (7.87%) Data Analytics
14 7 (7.87%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.83%) Java
2 26 (29.21%) SQL
3 19 (21.35%) Python
4 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
5 8 (8.99%) C#
6 4 (4.49%) Scala
6 4 (4.49%) TypeScript
7 3 (3.37%) Java 11
7 3 (3.37%) Java 8
7 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.25%) Erlang
8 2 (2.25%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.12%) Perl
9 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (17.98%) Degree
2 9 (10.11%) AWS Certification
3 3 (3.37%) CFA
4 2 (2.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) COREP
System Software
1 11 (12.36%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) Terraform
2 4 (4.49%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.37%) Oozie
4 2 (2.25%) Ansible
5 1 (1.12%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.36%) Google
3 9 (10.11%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.49%) Fidessa
4 4 (4.49%) Symantec
5 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.37%) Talend
6 2 (2.25%) Ab Initio
6 2 (2.25%) Apple
6 2 (2.25%) ION Trading
6 2 (2.25%) Murex
7 1 (1.12%) Automation Anywhere
7 1 (1.12%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.12%) Blue Prism
7 1 (1.12%) Cisco
7 1 (1.12%) HP
7 1 (1.12%) Kofax
7 1 (1.12%) Lotus
7 1 (1.12%) Pega
7 1 (1.12%) UiPath