The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 102 91 86
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 33 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.49% 1.70% 1.25%
As % of the General category 4.09% 3.76% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 17
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,700 £65,700 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.56%
Investment Banking
West Midlands

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

General Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
807 932 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.35% 45.18% 35.63%
Number of salaries quoted 720 834 464
Average salary £46,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.08% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £68,650
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Investment Banking
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Investment Banking Salary Trend in Birmingham

Investment Banking
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

Investment Banking Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 59 (100.00%) Banking
2 51 (86.44%) Finance
3 25 (42.37%) SQL
4 22 (37.29%) UNIX
5 20 (33.90%) Equities
6 17 (28.81%) Derivative
7 15 (25.42%) Shell Script
8 14 (23.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (22.03%) Degree
10 12 (20.34%) Fixed Income
11 11 (18.64%) Java
12 10 (16.95%) C#
12 10 (16.95%) ITIL
12 10 (16.95%) QA
13 9 (15.25%) Coaching
14 8 (13.56%) Unit Testing
14 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (13.56%) Project Management
15 7 (11.86%) Service Management
15 7 (11.86%) Oracle
15 7 (11.86%) Programme Management
15 7 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
16 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
16 5 (8.47%) HP
16 5 (8.47%) Workflow
16 5 (8.47%) Legal
16 5 (8.47%) Stress Testing
16 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 11g
16 5 (8.47%) Corporate Banking

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 (1.69%) IIS
1 1 (1.69%) Apache
1 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS Project
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Firewall
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database
1 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.08%) EDRMS
3 2 (3.39%) MS Access
General
1 59 (100.00%) Banking
2 51 (86.44%) Finance
3 5 (8.47%) Legal
3 5 (8.47%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (6.78%) Back Office
5 3 (5.08%) Front Office
5 3 (5.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (5.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.69%) Billing
6 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Applications Support
2 14 (23.73%) Analyst
3 10 (16.95%) Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Senior Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Business Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Java Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Service Management Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Service Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.47%) Test Manager
6 5 (8.47%) UAT Test Manager
6 5 (8.47%) UAT Manager
7 4 (6.78%) PMO Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Programme Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Support Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Applications Support Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Applications Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) .NET
1 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.69%) XML
2 1 (1.69%) XSD
2 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) Equities
2 17 (28.81%) Derivative
3 14 (23.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (20.34%) Fixed Income
5 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.78%) Credit Risk
6 2 (3.39%) Market Risk
6 2 (3.39%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.39%) Economics
7 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.29%) UNIX
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) ITIL
2 9 (15.25%) Coaching
3 8 (13.56%) Project Management
3 8 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (13.56%) Unit Testing
4 7 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (11.86%) Programme Management
4 7 (11.86%) Service Management
5 5 (8.47%) Stress Testing
5 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (8.47%) Test Strategy
5 5 (8.47%) Test Scripting
5 5 (8.47%) Workflow
6 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.78%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.08%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.08%) Change Control
7 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) SQL
2 15 (25.42%) Shell Script
3 11 (18.64%) Java
4 10 (16.95%) C#
5 2 (3.39%) VB
5 2 (3.39%) VBA
6 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) CCNP
2 2 (3.39%) CCNA
2 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.69%) ACCA
3 1 (1.69%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) EMIR
2 2 (3.39%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (3.39%) MiFID
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle
2 5 (8.47%) HP
3 3 (5.08%) Sun
3 3 (5.08%) IBM
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco
4 2 (3.39%) Murex
4 2 (3.39%) Juniper
4 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint