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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 52 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +1
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 533 900 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.70% 7.62% 6.94%
As % of the General category 8.11% 12.51% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 474 770 840
Average salary £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £100,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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
6569 7194 7895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 57.91% 60.92% 61.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5422 6356 7233
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014, 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 1274 (100.00%) Banking
2 755 (59.26%) Finance
3 427 (33.52%) Java
4 381 (29.91%) SQL
5 346 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
6 325 (25.51%) Front Office
7 283 (22.21%) UNIX
8 245 (19.23%) SQL Server
9 244 (19.15%) Oracle
10 224 (17.58%) Equities
11 199 (15.62%) Linux
12 175 (13.74%) C#
13 172 (13.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 172 (13.50%) Degree
14 171 (13.42%) .NET
15 156 (12.24%) C++
16 153 (12.01%) Derivative
17 145 (11.38%) Windows
18 136 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
19 133 (10.44%) Fixed Income
20 130 (10.20%) Project Management
21 127 (9.97%) Risk Management
21 127 (9.97%) Multithreading
22 124 (9.73%) Low Latency
23 109 (8.56%) OO
24 105 (8.24%) QA
25 99 (7.77%) Microsoft
26 95 (7.46%) Computer Science
27 91 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
28 88 (6.91%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 38 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.83%) MQSeries
3 28 (2.20%) Oracle Coherence
3 28 (2.20%) WebLogic
4 24 (1.88%) IIS
5 15 (1.18%) TIBCO EMS
6 13 (1.02%) MS Exchange
7 10 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
9 7 (0.55%) Apache
9 7 (0.55%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.55%) GemFire
10 6 (0.47%) Confluence
11 5 (0.39%) SAS
11 5 (0.39%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.31%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.31%) Node.js
13 3 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 88 (6.91%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.67%) MS Office
3 18 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.78%) MS Project
4 10 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.31%) SPSS
6 4 (0.31%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.078%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.078%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (1.02%) Markit EDM
2 10 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
2 10 (0.78%) TIBCO iProcess
3 7 (0.55%) Summit
4 5 (0.39%) Kondor+
4 5 (0.39%) Eikon
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.31%) Algo Collateral
6 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.24%) HFM
6 3 (0.24%) Adaptiv
6 3 (0.24%) RMDS
7 2 (0.16%) Front Arena
7 2 (0.16%) LatentZero
7 2 (0.16%) SAP InfiniteInsight
7 2 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.078%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (0.078%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.20%) SAN
2 26 (2.04%) Firewall
3 21 (1.65%) DNS
4 20 (1.57%) TCP/IP
5 17 (1.33%) DHCP
6 10 (0.78%) BGP
7 9 (0.71%) EIGRP
7 9 (0.71%) FTP
8 8 (0.63%) OSPF
9 7 (0.55%) VoIP
10 6 (0.47%) LDAP
10 6 (0.47%) MPLS
10 6 (0.47%) tcpdump
11 5 (0.39%) IP Telephony
11 5 (0.39%) Intranet
12 4 (0.31%) WAN
12 4 (0.31%) Network Security
12 4 (0.31%) NAS
13 3 (0.24%) Multicast
13 3 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 91 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 84 (6.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (4.16%) Relational Database
5 49 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 36 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 27 (2.12%) Oracle Database
9 24 (1.88%) RDBMS
10 22 (1.73%) Data Mining
11 21 (1.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 21 (1.65%) Big Data
12 20 (1.57%) OLAP
13 18 (1.41%) Oracle OLAP
14 16 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
15 15 (1.18%) KDB
16 14 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
17 13 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
18 12 (0.94%) Hadoop
19 11 (0.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 49 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
2 38 (2.98%) Maven
3 36 (2.83%) JIRA
3 36 (2.83%) Subversion
4 31 (2.43%) JUnit
5 20 (1.57%) Selenium
6 12 (0.94%) TeamCity
7 11 (0.86%) FitNesse
7 11 (0.86%) Eclipse
8 10 (0.78%) Git (software)
9 9 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (0.71%) WebDriver
9 9 (0.71%) Cucumber
10 8 (0.63%) SpecFlow
10 8 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (0.63%) MSI
11 7 (0.55%) ClearCase
11 7 (0.55%) MSTest
12 6 (0.47%) LoadRunner
12 6 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1274 (100.00%) Banking
2 755 (59.26%) Finance
3 325 (25.51%) Front Office
4 66 (5.18%) Legal
5 65 (5.10%) Back Office
6 48 (3.77%) Telecoms
7 42 (3.30%) Financial Institution
8 37 (2.90%) Retail
9 13 (1.02%) Retail Banking
10 12 (0.94%) International Banking
10 12 (0.94%) Games
11 9 (0.71%) French Language
11 9 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
11 9 (0.71%) General Ledger
12 7 (0.55%) Marketing
13 4 (0.31%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.31%) Private Banking
13 4 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.31%) Advertising
14 3 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 482 (37.83%) Developer
2 258 (20.25%) Analyst
3 227 (17.82%) Java Developer
4 108 (8.48%) Business Analyst
5 74 (5.81%) Applications Support
6 73 (5.73%) Architect
7 68 (5.34%) Senior Developer
8 61 (4.79%) Support Analyst
9 56 (4.40%) Project Manager
10 53 (4.16%) C# Developer
11 50 (3.92%) C++ Developer
12 46 (3.61%) .NET Developer
13 41 (3.22%) Consultant
14 35 (2.75%) Test Analyst
15 27 (2.12%) Senior Analyst
16 26 (2.04%) Team Leader
16 26 (2.04%) ETL Developer
17 25 (1.96%) Senior .NET Developer
17 25 (1.96%) SQL Developer
18 22 (1.73%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (13.42%) .NET
2 79 (6.20%) Spring
3 78 (6.12%) XML
4 60 (4.71%) J2EE
4 60 (4.71%) HTML
5 48 (3.77%) Middleware
6 43 (3.38%) ASP.NET
7 42 (3.30%) WPF
8 41 (3.22%) Java EE
9 38 (2.98%) HTML5
10 37 (2.90%) .NET Framework
11 32 (2.51%) CSS
11 32 (2.51%) Hibernate
12 24 (1.88%) FIX Protocol
13 23 (1.81%) Web Services
14 18 (1.41%) WCF
15 17 (1.33%) XSD
16 16 (1.26%) JMS
17 15 (1.18%) XSLT
18 13 (1.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 224 (17.58%) Equities
2 172 (13.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 153 (12.01%) Derivative
4 136 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
5 133 (10.44%) Fixed Income
6 95 (7.46%) Computer Science
7 68 (5.34%) Market Risk
8 58 (4.55%) Credit Risk
9 49 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
10 33 (2.59%) Mathematics
11 32 (2.51%) Reference Data
12 29 (2.28%) Open Source
12 29 (2.28%) Hedge funds
13 16 (1.26%) Equity Derivative
14 14 (1.10%) User Experience
15 13 (1.02%) Data Integration
16 12 (0.94%) SWIFT
17 10 (0.78%) Blackberry
18 8 (0.63%) Clustering
18 8 (0.63%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 283 (22.21%) UNIX
2 199 (15.62%) Linux
3 145 (11.38%) Windows
4 22 (1.73%) NetWare
5 19 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 18 (1.41%) Solaris
7 15 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.71%) Windows XP
9 7 (0.55%) AIX
9 7 (0.55%) Android
9 7 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.39%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.24%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.078%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (27.16%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (10.20%) Project Management
3 127 (9.97%) Risk Management
3 127 (9.97%) Multithreading
4 124 (9.73%) Low Latency
5 109 (8.56%) OO
6 87 (6.83%) Mentoring
7 79 (6.20%) TDD
8 76 (5.97%) ETL
9 75 (5.89%) Data Management
9 75 (5.89%) Business Analysis
10 74 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
11 73 (5.73%) Scrum
12 66 (5.18%) Asset Management
13 61 (4.79%) Software Engineering
14 57 (4.47%) Waterfall
14 57 (4.47%) Analytics
15 54 (4.24%) Electronic Trading
16 51 (4.00%) Investment Management
16 51 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 427 (33.52%) Java
2 381 (29.91%) SQL
3 175 (13.74%) C#
4 156 (12.24%) C++
5 75 (5.89%) Perl
6 74 (5.81%) Python
7 64 (5.02%) C
8 61 (4.79%) JavaScript
9 51 (4.00%) T-SQL
10 42 (3.30%) Shell Script
11 28 (2.20%) Ruby
12 25 (1.96%) VBA
13 23 (1.81%) Bash Shell
13 23 (1.81%) Groovy
14 21 (1.65%) VB
15 19 (1.49%) PL/SQL
16 16 (1.26%) PowerShell
17 15 (1.18%) VBScript
18 13 (1.02%) Scala
19 7 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 172 (13.50%) Degree
2 29 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 13 (1.02%) PMP
5 12 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (0.94%) CCNP
6 11 (0.86%) CCNA
6 11 (0.86%) CCIE
6 11 (0.86%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.47%) ACCA
7 6 (0.47%) MCP
8 5 (0.39%) ISEB
9 4 (0.31%) CCENT
9 4 (0.31%) CISSP
9 4 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.24%) GIAC
10 3 (0.24%) RHCA
10 3 (0.24%) RHCT
10 3 (0.24%) PhD
10 3 (0.24%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (8.24%) QA
2 22 (1.73%) EMIR
3 15 (1.18%) SLA
4 14 (1.10%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.55%) COREP
5 7 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.47%) MiFID
7 4 (0.31%) Basel III
7 4 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.16%) Basel II
8 2 (0.16%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.16%) FINREP
8 2 (0.16%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.078%) UCITS
9 1 (0.078%) FATCA
9 1 (0.078%) COBIT
System Software
1 42 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 31 (2.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
4 9 (0.71%) vSphere
5 8 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (0.39%) NFS
7 4 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (0.31%) XenApp
8 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.16%) Samba
9 1 (0.078%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.078%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.078%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.078%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 20 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (1.41%) Control-M
3 15 (1.18%) SCCM
4 9 (0.71%) Data Guard
5 8 (0.63%) SCOM
5 8 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
6 7 (0.55%) WSUS
6 7 (0.55%) NetBackup
6 7 (0.55%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.39%) Nagios
8 4 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.24%) CFEngine
9 3 (0.24%) Cobbler
9 3 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.16%) Puppet
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.16%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.16%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (0.16%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 244 (19.15%) Oracle
2 99 (7.77%) Microsoft
3 69 (5.42%) TIBCO
4 45 (3.53%) Sybase
5 37 (2.90%) VMware
6 35 (2.75%) Business Objects
7 32 (2.51%) Citrix
8 31 (2.43%) Cisco
9 29 (2.28%) JBoss
10 27 (2.12%) Fidessa
11 21 (1.65%) HP
12 20 (1.57%) Bloomberg
13 19 (1.49%) SAP
14 18 (1.41%) Calypso
15 16 (1.26%) Murex
16 14 (1.10%) Fiserv
17 13 (1.02%) Informatica
17 13 (1.02%) Charles River
18 12 (0.94%) Cognos
19 11 (0.86%) IBM
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £47500 - £55000 per annum + ASAP, Negiotable
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £100000 - £150000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, on call, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago