The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 58 49 23
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -26
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 430 524 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.22% 5.03% 7.73%
As % of the General category 7.40% 8.63% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 400 457 696
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
Investment Banking
London

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

General Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
5808 6071 6212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.94% 58.26% 59.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4879 5100 5562
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Investment Banking
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Investment Banking Salary Trend in the City of London

Investment Banking
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Investment Banking Salary Histogram in the City of London

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 1001 (100.00%) Banking
2 552 (55.14%) Finance
3 304 (30.37%) Front Office
4 296 (29.57%) Java
5 262 (26.17%) SQL
6 174 (17.38%) UNIX
7 172 (17.18%) Agile Software Development
8 163 (16.28%) Oracle
9 157 (15.68%) C#
10 129 (12.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 128 (12.79%) .NET
12 114 (11.39%) Windows
13 113 (11.29%) Microsoft
14 112 (11.19%) SQL Server
15 110 (10.99%) OO
16 107 (10.69%) Fixed Income
17 106 (10.59%) Linux
18 101 (10.09%) C++
19 97 (9.69%) Project Management
20 92 (9.19%) Degree
21 87 (8.69%) Multithreading
22 85 (8.49%) Scrum
23 80 (7.99%) JavaScript
24 79 (7.89%) Equities
25 77 (7.69%) Data Management
25 77 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
26 74 (7.39%) HTML
26 74 (7.39%) ITIL
26 74 (7.39%) Derivative
27 72 (7.19%) Low Latency

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 36 (3.60%) WebLogic
2 22 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 21 (2.10%) TIBCO EMS
4 18 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (1.80%) MS Exchange
5 15 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (1.40%) JBoss
7 13 (1.30%) MQSeries
8 11 (1.10%) GemFire
8 11 (1.10%) CICS
9 9 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
9 9 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (0.50%) SAS
11 5 (0.50%) FileNet
12 4 (0.40%) Apache
12 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.30%) Lync
14 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 52 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.30%) MS Office
3 11 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.40%) MS Project
6 3 (0.30%) SPSS
7 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.100%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 12 (1.20%) BusinessWorks
1 12 (1.20%) TIBCO iProcess
2 7 (0.70%) ION MarketView
2 7 (0.70%) Eikon
3 6 (0.60%) Endur
4 5 (0.50%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 4 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.30%) Algo Collateral
7 2 (0.20%) assyst
7 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.20%) Summit
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.20%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 1 (0.100%) Autonomy Scrittura
8 1 (0.100%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.100%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.100%) SAP InfiniteInsight
8 1 (0.100%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.100%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.20%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (0.100%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.40%) Firewall
2 13 (1.30%) IP Telephony
3 12 (1.20%) DNS
3 12 (1.20%) Network Security
4 11 (1.10%) LAN
4 11 (1.10%) WAN
4 11 (1.10%) TCP/IP
5 10 (1.00%) VoIP
6 9 (0.90%) SAN
7 8 (0.80%) VLAN
8 7 (0.70%) DHCP
9 6 (0.60%) Wireless
9 6 (0.60%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (0.60%) Cisco IPT
10 5 (0.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (0.50%) H.323
10 5 (0.50%) MGCP
10 5 (0.50%) VPN
11 4 (0.40%) WLAN
11 4 (0.40%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
3 36 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (2.90%) Relational Database
6 25 (2.50%) QlikView
6 25 (2.50%) NoSQL
7 21 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (2.00%) DB2
9 19 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (1.80%) MySQL
11 17 (1.70%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.50%) Oracle Database
13 14 (1.40%) Big Data
13 14 (1.40%) Hadoop
14 8 (0.80%) OLAP
15 6 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
16 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (2.20%) Maven
1 22 (2.20%) Subversion
2 13 (1.30%) TeamCity
3 12 (1.20%) Eclipse
4 11 (1.10%) Selenium
4 11 (1.10%) JIRA
5 10 (1.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (0.80%) Hudson
6 8 (0.80%) WebDriver
7 7 (0.70%) SpecFlow
7 7 (0.70%) JUnit
8 6 (0.60%) MSBuild
9 5 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.50%) Calabash
9 5 (0.50%) Appium
9 5 (0.50%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.30%) Gradle
10 3 (0.30%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.30%) Xcode
11 2 (0.20%) JMeter
General
1 1001 (100.00%) Banking
2 552 (55.14%) Finance
3 304 (30.37%) Front Office
4 60 (5.99%) Financial Institution
5 53 (5.29%) Legal
5 53 (5.29%) Back Office
6 44 (4.40%) Retail
7 18 (1.80%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.40%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.40%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.20%) Games
11 2 (0.20%) Advertising
11 2 (0.20%) Publishing
12 1 (0.100%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.100%) French Language
12 1 (0.100%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 377 (37.66%) Developer
2 220 (21.98%) Analyst
3 165 (16.48%) Java Developer
4 102 (10.19%) Support Analyst
5 96 (9.59%) Business Analyst
6 75 (7.49%) C# Developer
7 64 (6.39%) Applications Support
8 61 (6.09%) Desktop Support
9 59 (5.89%) Senior Developer
10 46 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
11 45 (4.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 45 (4.50%) Desktop Analyst
12 43 (4.30%) Team Leader
13 42 (4.20%) Architect
14 41 (4.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 38 (3.80%) Project Manager
16 30 (3.00%) .NET Developer
17 29 (2.90%) Consultant
18 25 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
19 23 (2.30%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (12.79%) .NET
2 74 (7.39%) HTML
3 72 (7.19%) ASP.NET
4 66 (6.59%) Spring
5 53 (5.29%) HTML5
6 45 (4.50%) WCF
7 43 (4.30%) J2EE
8 41 (4.10%) FIX Protocol
9 39 (3.90%) AngularJS
10 32 (3.20%) Middleware
11 30 (3.00%) XML
12 25 (2.50%) Hibernate
12 25 (2.50%) .NET Framework
13 23 (2.30%) jQuery
14 22 (2.20%) CSS
15 20 (2.00%) WPF
16 19 (1.90%) JMS
17 16 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
18 15 (1.50%) Java EE
18 15 (1.50%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 129 (12.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 107 (10.69%) Fixed Income
3 79 (7.89%) Equities
4 77 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 74 (7.39%) Derivative
6 61 (6.09%) Blackberry
7 44 (4.40%) Computer Science
8 37 (3.70%) Hedge funds
9 30 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (2.10%) Equity Derivative
11 19 (1.90%) Credit Risk
12 15 (1.50%) Visualisation
12 15 (1.50%) Mathematics
12 15 (1.50%) SWIFT
13 13 (1.30%) Market Risk
13 13 (1.30%) iPad
13 13 (1.30%) Data Structures
14 12 (1.20%) PMI
14 12 (1.20%) Algorithms
15 11 (1.10%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 174 (17.38%) UNIX
2 114 (11.39%) Windows
3 106 (10.59%) Linux
4 65 (6.49%) Windows 7
5 18 (1.80%) Solaris
6 9 (0.90%) Windows XP
7 6 (0.60%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.60%) Android
8 5 (0.50%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.20%) NetWare
10 2 (0.20%) Windows NT
10 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.20%) AIX
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.100%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (17.18%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (10.99%) OO
3 97 (9.69%) Project Management
4 87 (8.69%) Multithreading
5 85 (8.49%) Scrum
6 77 (7.69%) Data Management
7 74 (7.39%) ITIL
8 72 (7.19%) Low Latency
9 56 (5.59%) Risk Management
10 55 (5.49%) Algorithmic Trading
11 53 (5.29%) Business Analysis
12 50 (5.00%) Service Delivery
13 48 (4.80%) Service Management
14 47 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
14 47 (4.70%) Stakeholder Management
15 45 (4.50%) Analytics
16 40 (4.00%) Workflow
17 39 (3.90%) TDD
18 37 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
18 37 (3.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 296 (29.57%) Java
2 262 (26.17%) SQL
3 157 (15.68%) C#
4 101 (10.09%) C++
5 80 (7.99%) JavaScript
6 50 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 46 (4.60%) Python
8 44 (4.40%) Perl
9 34 (3.40%) C
9 34 (3.40%) PowerShell
10 19 (1.90%) T-SQL
11 15 (1.50%) VB
11 15 (1.50%) VBA
12 14 (1.40%) PL/SQL
12 14 (1.40%) Bash Shell
13 13 (1.30%) COBOL
14 11 (1.10%) Korn
15 8 (0.80%) VBScript
16 6 (0.60%) XAML
16 6 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 92 (9.19%) Degree
2 38 (3.80%) MCP
3 37 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (3.70%) MCSE
4 14 (1.40%) PMI Certification
4 14 (1.40%) VCP4
5 13 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (1.00%) ISEB
7 7 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.60%) CCNP
9 5 (0.50%) CCNA
9 5 (0.50%) PMP
9 5 (0.50%) CISSP
10 4 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.40%) CCVP
10 4 (0.40%) CCA
10 4 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.20%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.90%) QA
2 14 (1.40%) ISO 9001
2 14 (1.40%) EMIR
3 13 (1.30%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (1.00%) SLA
5 8 (0.80%) MiFID
6 7 (0.70%) Basel III
7 6 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.50%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.40%) COBIT
10 3 (0.30%) Basel II
11 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.20%) FINREP
11 2 (0.20%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.100%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.100%) UCITS
12 1 (0.100%) COREP
12 1 (0.100%) FATCA
System Software
1 64 (6.39%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.60%) XenApp
3 9 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.80%) VMware Server
5 5 (0.50%) NFS
6 4 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.40%) vSphere
7 3 (0.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (0.30%) Veritas File System
7 3 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.20%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.100%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.100%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.100%) Platform Symphony
9 1 (0.100%) GridGain
9 1 (0.100%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.100%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (1.50%) SCCM
2 7 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.70%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.50%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.30%) Legato
5 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.20%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.100%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (0.100%) WSUS
6 1 (0.100%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.100%) Nagios
6 1 (0.100%) Netcool
6 1 (0.100%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.100%) Control-M
6 1 (0.100%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.100%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 163 (16.28%) Oracle
2 113 (11.29%) Microsoft
3 64 (6.39%) TIBCO
4 37 (3.70%) ServiceNow
5 36 (3.60%) Sybase
5 36 (3.60%) Citrix
6 27 (2.70%) HP
7 24 (2.40%) Cisco
8 21 (2.10%) Bloomberg
9 20 (2.00%) IBM
10 19 (1.90%) Fidessa
11 18 (1.80%) Reuters
11 18 (1.80%) VMware
12 16 (1.60%) Business Objects
13 14 (1.40%) Calypso
13 14 (1.40%) Murex
14 11 (1.10%) Informatica
15 10 (1.00%) SAP
16 9 (0.90%) 29West
16 9 (0.90%) Tableau
City, London
JM
Salary: £63000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + extras
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Acutest
Salary: £23,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Cornwallis Elt Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £38000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum + uncapped bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £40000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago