The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 36 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 2 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.32% 3.82% 6.42%
As % of the General category 6.25% 10.71% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 5
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
Investment Banking
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

General Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
32 56 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 21.05% 35.67% 69.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12 39 62
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £16,750 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £122,500 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Investment Banking
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Belfast region.

Investment Banking Salary Trend in Belfast

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Investment Banking.

1 5 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Equities
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) OLTP
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) OLTP
1 1 (20.00%) OLAP
General
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Java EE
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
1 1 (20.00%) WPF
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) SQL