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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 46 41 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 472 592 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.58% 5.71% 7.52%
As % of the General category 8.14% 9.81% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 447 512 736
Average salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £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
5802 6035 6332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.36% 58.21% 58.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5014 5171 5715
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 1025 (100.00%) Banking
2 564 (55.02%) Finance
3 306 (29.85%) Java
4 300 (29.27%) Front Office
5 265 (25.85%) SQL
6 198 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
7 193 (18.83%) UNIX
8 182 (17.76%) Oracle
9 166 (16.20%) C#
10 147 (14.34%) .NET
11 143 (13.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 133 (12.98%) SQL Server
13 117 (11.41%) Linux
13 117 (11.41%) OO
14 114 (11.12%) C++
15 108 (10.54%) Fixed Income
16 100 (9.76%) Windows
17 95 (9.27%) Microsoft
17 95 (9.27%) Project Management
17 95 (9.27%) Scrum
18 92 (8.98%) Degree
18 92 (8.98%) Multithreading
19 82 (8.00%) Low Latency
20 81 (7.90%) Equities
21 80 (7.80%) JavaScript
22 79 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
23 74 (7.22%) HTML
24 69 (6.73%) MS Excel
25 68 (6.63%) Data Management
25 68 (6.63%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (3.32%) WebLogic
2 26 (2.54%) SharePoint
3 18 (1.76%) MS Exchange
4 17 (1.66%) TIBCO EMS
4 17 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (1.46%) MQSeries
6 14 (1.37%) JBoss
7 12 (1.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (1.07%) CICS
9 10 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
10 9 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 9 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
11 8 (0.78%) GemFire
12 5 (0.49%) SAS
12 5 (0.49%) FileNet
13 4 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.39%) IIS
13 4 (0.39%) Apache
14 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 69 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.76%) MS Office
3 12 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.78%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.39%) MS Project
6 3 (0.29%) SPSS
7 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.098%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 12 (1.17%) TIBCO iProcess
1 12 (1.17%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (0.68%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.59%) Eikon
3 6 (0.59%) Endur
4 5 (0.49%) Kondor+
4 5 (0.49%) Algo Collateral
5 3 (0.29%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.098%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.098%) Summit
6 1 (0.098%) SAP InfiniteInsight
6 1 (0.098%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.098%) assyst
6 1 (0.098%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.098%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.098%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 1 (0.098%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.098%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.20%) Google Compute Engine
2 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.098%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.15%) Firewall
2 13 (1.27%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.27%) DNS
2 13 (1.27%) Network Security
3 12 (1.17%) VoIP
4 11 (1.07%) SAN
4 11 (1.07%) IP Telephony
5 10 (0.98%) WAN
5 10 (0.98%) LAN
5 10 (0.98%) DHCP
6 8 (0.78%) VLAN
7 7 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (0.59%) Cisco IPT
8 6 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (0.49%) VPN
9 5 (0.49%) H.323
9 5 (0.49%) BGP
9 5 (0.49%) OSPF
9 5 (0.49%) MGCP
9 5 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (12.98%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
3 44 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (3.71%) Relational Database
5 33 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (2.44%) RDBMS
6 25 (2.44%) NoSQL
7 23 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (2.15%) QlikView
9 21 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 20 (1.95%) Oracle Database
10 20 (1.95%) DB2
11 16 (1.56%) Big Data
12 14 (1.37%) Hadoop
12 14 (1.37%) MySQL
13 12 (1.17%) OLAP
14 11 (1.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (0.88%) OLAP Cube
15 9 (0.88%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 29 (2.83%) Maven
2 23 (2.24%) Subversion
3 15 (1.46%) JIRA
4 13 (1.27%) TeamCity
5 11 (1.07%) Eclipse
5 11 (1.07%) Selenium
6 9 (0.88%) JUnit
6 9 (0.88%) Hudson
6 9 (0.88%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.78%) WebDriver
7 8 (0.78%) SpecFlow
8 6 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.59%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.49%) MSBuild
9 5 (0.49%) Calabash
9 5 (0.49%) Appium
10 4 (0.39%) ClearCase
11 3 (0.29%) Xcode
11 3 (0.29%) Gradle
11 3 (0.29%) Apache Ivy
General
1 1025 (100.00%) Banking
2 564 (55.02%) Finance
3 300 (29.27%) Front Office
4 52 (5.07%) Legal
4 52 (5.07%) Back Office
5 43 (4.20%) Financial Institution
6 40 (3.90%) Retail
7 21 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.37%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.29%) Games
9 3 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
10 2 (0.20%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.20%) Publishing
11 1 (0.098%) Law
11 1 (0.098%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.098%) Marketing
11 1 (0.098%) International Banking
11 1 (0.098%) French Language
Job Titles
1 400 (39.02%) Developer
2 199 (19.41%) Analyst
3 164 (16.00%) Java Developer
4 95 (9.27%) Business Analyst
5 80 (7.80%) Support Analyst
6 76 (7.41%) C# Developer
7 66 (6.44%) Senior Developer
8 63 (6.15%) Applications Support
9 55 (5.37%) C# .NET Developer
10 45 (4.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 45 (4.39%) Team Leader
11 42 (4.10%) Architect
12 40 (3.90%) .NET Developer
13 38 (3.71%) Desktop Support
14 34 (3.32%) Consultant
14 34 (3.32%) Project Manager
15 24 (2.34%) Java Team Leader
16 23 (2.24%) Desktop Support Analyst
16 23 (2.24%) Senior .NET Developer
16 23 (2.24%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (14.34%) .NET
2 74 (7.22%) HTML
3 68 (6.63%) Spring
4 67 (6.54%) ASP.NET
5 52 (5.07%) HTML5
6 46 (4.49%) FIX Protocol
7 45 (4.39%) J2EE
8 41 (4.00%) WCF
9 40 (3.90%) XML
10 35 (3.41%) AngularJS
11 34 (3.32%) Middleware
12 27 (2.63%) CSS
12 27 (2.63%) Hibernate
13 25 (2.44%) .NET Framework
14 23 (2.24%) WPF
15 20 (1.95%) jQuery
16 15 (1.46%) Backbone.js
17 14 (1.37%) Java EE
17 14 (1.37%) JMS
18 11 (1.07%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 143 (13.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 108 (10.54%) Fixed Income
3 81 (7.90%) Equities
4 79 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
5 68 (6.63%) Derivative
6 53 (5.17%) Computer Science
7 40 (3.90%) Blackberry
8 33 (3.22%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (2.63%) Hedge funds
10 22 (2.15%) Algorithms
11 19 (1.85%) SWIFT
11 19 (1.85%) Market Risk
12 17 (1.66%) Credit Risk
12 17 (1.66%) Data Structures
13 16 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
13 16 (1.56%) Mathematics
13 16 (1.56%) Visualisation
14 15 (1.46%) Open Source
15 14 (1.37%) Reference Data
16 13 (1.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 193 (18.83%) UNIX
2 117 (11.41%) Linux
3 100 (9.76%) Windows
4 41 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 21 (2.05%) Solaris
6 11 (1.07%) Windows XP
7 7 (0.68%) Android
8 6 (0.59%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.49%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.39%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.39%) NetWare
11 3 (0.29%) AIX
11 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.20%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.20%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (11.41%) OO
3 95 (9.27%) Project Management
3 95 (9.27%) Scrum
4 92 (8.98%) Multithreading
5 82 (8.00%) Low Latency
6 68 (6.63%) Data Management
7 62 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
8 60 (5.85%) Risk Management
9 56 (5.46%) Business Analysis
10 54 (5.27%) ITIL
11 50 (4.88%) Algorithmic Trading
12 47 (4.59%) TDD
13 45 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
14 44 (4.29%) ETL
15 42 (4.10%) Workflow
16 39 (3.80%) MVC
17 37 (3.61%) Electronic Trading
17 37 (3.61%) Investment Management
18 36 (3.51%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 306 (29.85%) Java
2 265 (25.85%) SQL
3 166 (16.20%) C#
4 114 (11.12%) C++
5 80 (7.80%) JavaScript
6 60 (5.85%) Python
7 55 (5.37%) Perl
8 46 (4.49%) Shell Script
9 37 (3.61%) C
10 33 (3.22%) PowerShell
11 29 (2.83%) T-SQL
12 20 (1.95%) Bash Shell
13 16 (1.56%) VBA
14 14 (1.37%) PL/SQL
14 14 (1.37%) VB
15 13 (1.27%) COBOL
16 9 (0.88%) XAML
17 8 (0.78%) Korn
18 7 (0.68%) Ruby
19 6 (0.59%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 92 (8.98%) Degree
2 22 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (1.95%) MCP
3 20 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (1.66%) MCSE
5 13 (1.27%) PMI Certification
6 10 (0.98%) CCNA
6 10 (0.98%) ISEB
7 9 (0.88%) CCNP
8 8 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (0.49%) CCIE
9 5 (0.49%) CISSP
9 5 (0.49%) PMP
10 4 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.39%) CCVP
10 4 (0.39%) CCA
10 4 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.29%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.32%) QA
2 14 (1.37%) EMIR
2 14 (1.37%) ISO 9001
3 12 (1.17%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (0.78%) MiFID
5 7 (0.68%) Basel III
6 6 (0.59%) SLA
7 5 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.39%) COBIT
8 4 (0.39%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.29%) Basel II
10 2 (0.20%) CRD IV
10 2 (0.20%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.098%) FATCA
11 1 (0.098%) FINREP
11 1 (0.098%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.098%) UCITS
System Software
1 47 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.27%) XenApp
3 9 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.78%) VMware Server
5 5 (0.49%) NFS
5 5 (0.49%) vSphere
6 4 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (0.29%) Veritas File System
7 3 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.20%) Platform Symphony
8 2 (0.20%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.098%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.098%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.098%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 15 (1.46%) SCCM
2 9 (0.88%) Tivoli
2 9 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.29%) Control-M
4 3 (0.29%) Legato
4 3 (0.29%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.29%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.20%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.20%) SCOM
5 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.098%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.098%) OpenView
6 1 (0.098%) Netcool
6 1 (0.098%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 1 (0.098%) Nagios
6 1 (0.098%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.098%) Puppet
Vendors
1 182 (17.76%) Oracle
2 95 (9.27%) Microsoft
3 64 (6.24%) TIBCO
4 33 (3.22%) Citrix
5 32 (3.12%) Sybase
6 29 (2.83%) Cisco
7 27 (2.63%) HP
8 25 (2.44%) Business Objects
9 22 (2.15%) Fidessa
10 21 (2.05%) Bloomberg
11 20 (1.95%) Calypso
12 19 (1.85%) Murex
12 19 (1.85%) VMware
13 18 (1.76%) IBM
14 17 (1.66%) ServiceNow
15 15 (1.46%) Reuters
15 15 (1.46%) Informatica
16 12 (1.17%) Wall Street Systems
17 10 (0.98%) Tableau
18 9 (0.88%) SAP
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Life Insurance and Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Consulting Point
Salary: £38000 - £75000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago