The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 86 65 57
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -8
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 1380 1780 1964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.16% 3.82% 4.39%
As % of the General category 5.82% 7.10% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 1528 1601
Average salary £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
Investment Banking
England

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

General Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
23722 25069 23661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.25% 53.80% 52.92%
Number of salaries quoted 19516 20148 19585
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in London

Investment Banking
Salary Trend in London

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

Investment Banking Salary Trend in London

Investment Banking
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Investment Banking Salary Histogram in London

Investment Banking
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -7 448 £65,000 -3.70% 87
Canary Wharf +11 15 £60,000 -25.00%
Docklands, London -19 8 £100,000 +42.85% 6
Bromley +14 2 £85,000 - 1
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 2925 (100.00%) Banking
2 1779 (60.82%) Finance
3 909 (31.08%) SQL
4 755 (25.81%) Front Office
5 670 (22.91%) Java
6 601 (20.55%) C#
7 556 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
8 503 (17.20%) UNIX
9 464 (15.86%) Oracle
10 452 (15.45%) Degree
11 425 (14.53%) .NET
12 401 (13.71%) Windows
13 392 (13.40%) SQL Server
14 390 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 390 (13.33%) Derivative
15 351 (12.00%) Fixed Income
16 350 (11.97%) Microsoft
17 330 (11.28%) C++
18 325 (11.11%) Linux
19 313 (10.70%) Project Management
20 299 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
21 298 (10.19%) OO
22 274 (9.37%) Equities
23 253 (8.65%) Multithreading
24 224 (7.66%) WCF
25 222 (7.59%) Business Analysis
26 216 (7.38%) Back Office
27 213 (7.28%) Retail
28 211 (7.21%) JavaScript
29 202 (6.91%) Risk Management

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the 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 86 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 68 (2.32%) WebLogic
3 52 (1.78%) MS Exchange
4 36 (1.23%) Tomcat
5 29 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 28 (0.96%) TIBCO EMS
6 28 (0.96%) JBoss
7 27 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
8 25 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 24 (0.82%) WebSphere
9 24 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
10 23 (0.79%) Apache
11 21 (0.72%) SAS
11 21 (0.72%) MQSeries
12 18 (0.62%) Confluence
13 16 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
13 16 (0.55%) Oracle Coherence
13 16 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 15 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 13 (0.44%) GemFire
Applications
1 174 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 64 (2.19%) MS Visio
2 64 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 59 (2.02%) MS Office
4 33 (1.13%) MS Project
5 6 (0.21%) SPSS
6 3 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.034%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.034%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 31 (1.06%) ION MarketView
2 16 (0.55%) Summit
3 14 (0.48%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 13 (0.44%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 13 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
5 12 (0.41%) TIBCO iProcess
5 12 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
5 12 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.34%) Temenos T24
6 10 (0.34%) Finacle
7 8 (0.27%) Eikon
7 8 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
7 8 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
7 8 (0.27%) Eagle PACE
7 8 (0.27%) Endur
8 7 (0.24%) Kondor+
9 6 (0.21%) Front Arena
9 6 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
10 5 (0.17%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.10%) Google Compute Engine
2 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.068%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.068%) SaaS
3 2 (0.068%) Heroku
3 2 (0.068%) GitHub
4 1 (0.034%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.034%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.034%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 59 (2.02%) SAN
2 56 (1.91%) Firewall
2 56 (1.91%) TCP/IP
3 51 (1.74%) LAN
4 50 (1.71%) WAN
5 35 (1.20%) DNS
6 31 (1.06%) FTP
7 23 (0.79%) VPN
7 23 (0.79%) VoIP
7 23 (0.79%) Wireless
8 20 (0.68%) Network Security
9 19 (0.65%) SSH
9 19 (0.65%) Multicast
10 18 (0.62%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (0.58%) DHCP
12 16 (0.55%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (0.48%) NAS
14 13 (0.44%) IP Telephony
14 13 (0.44%) Intranet
15 12 (0.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 107 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
3 91 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 81 (2.77%) Big Data
5 80 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 76 (2.60%) Relational Database
7 74 (2.53%) Oracle Database
8 58 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 53 (1.81%) QlikView
10 46 (1.57%) Hadoop
11 45 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
12 42 (1.44%) RDBMS
13 40 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 38 (1.30%) MySQL
15 36 (1.23%) NoSQL
16 34 (1.16%) DB2
17 24 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
18 19 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
19 17 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
19 17 (0.58%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 76 (2.60%) Subversion
2 59 (2.02%) JIRA
3 58 (1.98%) TeamCity
4 49 (1.68%) NUnit
5 45 (1.54%) Eclipse
6 41 (1.40%) Visual Studio
7 38 (1.30%) Maven
8 35 (1.20%) Moq
9 34 (1.16%) MSTest
10 30 (1.03%) Jenkins
11 28 (0.96%) Rhino Mocks
12 24 (0.82%) Git (software)
12 24 (0.82%) SpecFlow
13 22 (0.75%) JUnit
14 19 (0.65%) Selenium
15 15 (0.51%) MSBuild
16 14 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (0.41%) WebDriver
17 12 (0.41%) CruiseControl
17 12 (0.41%) Hudson
General
1 2925 (100.00%) Banking
2 1779 (60.82%) Finance
3 755 (25.81%) Front Office
4 216 (7.38%) Back Office
5 213 (7.28%) Retail
6 195 (6.67%) Financial Institution
7 128 (4.38%) Retail Banking
8 111 (3.79%) Legal
9 70 (2.39%) Telecoms
10 60 (2.05%) Corporate Banking
11 30 (1.03%) Private Banking
12 13 (0.44%) Marketing
13 11 (0.38%) International Banking
13 11 (0.38%) Wholesale Banking
14 10 (0.34%) Games
14 10 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.27%) General Ledger
16 6 (0.21%) Advertising
17 5 (0.17%) Manufacturing
17 5 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1015 (34.70%) Developer
2 730 (24.96%) Analyst
3 370 (12.65%) Business Analyst
4 299 (10.22%) Java Developer
5 244 (8.34%) C# Developer
6 232 (7.93%) Support Analyst
7 179 (6.12%) Applications Support
8 171 (5.85%) Architect
9 144 (4.92%) Project Manager
10 128 (4.38%) .NET Developer
11 117 (4.00%) Banking Business Analyst
12 115 (3.93%) Consultant
13 110 (3.76%) Senior Developer
14 94 (3.21%) C++ Developer
15 82 (2.80%) C# .NET Developer
16 81 (2.77%) Desktop Support
17 76 (2.60%) Applications Support Analyst
18 67 (2.29%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
19 65 (2.22%) Team Leader
20 62 (2.12%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 425 (14.53%) .NET
2 224 (7.66%) WCF
3 198 (6.77%) WPF
4 185 (6.32%) ASP.NET
5 173 (5.91%) HTML
6 149 (5.09%) Spring
7 129 (4.41%) XML
8 127 (4.34%) .NET Framework
9 103 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 95 (3.25%) HTML5
11 88 (3.01%) Web Services
12 84 (2.87%) J2EE
13 79 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
14 76 (2.60%) Hibernate
15 72 (2.46%) Middleware
16 70 (2.39%) Ajax
17 63 (2.15%) CSS
18 58 (1.98%) AngularJS
19 51 (1.74%) jQuery
20 49 (1.68%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 390 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 390 (13.33%) Derivative
2 351 (12.00%) Fixed Income
3 299 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
4 274 (9.37%) Equities
5 180 (6.15%) Computer Science
6 155 (5.30%) Hedge funds
7 101 (3.45%) Credit Risk
8 100 (3.42%) Mathematics
9 85 (2.91%) Equity Derivative
9 85 (2.91%) Blackberry
10 77 (2.63%) Market Risk
11 59 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
11 59 (2.02%) Reference Data
12 56 (1.91%) Management Information System
13 50 (1.71%) Tandem
14 43 (1.47%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 40 (1.37%) Client/Server
16 39 (1.33%) Spread Betting
17 36 (1.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 503 (17.20%) UNIX
2 401 (13.71%) Windows
3 325 (11.11%) Linux
4 93 (3.18%) Windows 7
5 81 (2.77%) Solaris
6 46 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (1.30%) Windows XP
8 30 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 24 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (0.55%) Apple iOS
11 16 (0.55%) Windows NT
12 12 (0.41%) Windows 8
13 8 (0.27%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.17%) AIX
14 5 (0.17%) SUSE
15 4 (0.14%) Android
16 2 (0.068%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.068%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 556 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
2 313 (10.70%) Project Management
3 298 (10.19%) OO
4 253 (8.65%) Multithreading
5 222 (7.59%) Business Analysis
6 202 (6.91%) Risk Management
7 198 (6.77%) Scrum
8 191 (6.53%) ITIL
9 190 (6.50%) Analytics
10 174 (5.95%) TDD
11 165 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 163 (5.57%) Low Latency
13 161 (5.50%) User Acceptance Testing
14 148 (5.06%) PRINCE2
15 143 (4.89%) Asset Management
16 139 (4.75%) MVC
17 132 (4.51%) Data Management
18 131 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
19 129 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
20 120 (4.10%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 909 (31.08%) SQL
2 670 (22.91%) Java
3 601 (20.55%) C#
4 330 (11.28%) C++
5 211 (7.21%) JavaScript
6 177 (6.05%) Perl
7 153 (5.23%) Python
8 118 (4.03%) Shell Script
9 100 (3.42%) C
10 95 (3.25%) VBA
11 79 (2.70%) PowerShell
12 71 (2.43%) PL/SQL
13 55 (1.88%) Bash Shell
14 53 (1.81%) T-SQL
15 28 (0.96%) VB
16 26 (0.89%) VB.NET
16 26 (0.89%) Korn
17 24 (0.82%) Scala
18 23 (0.79%) PHP
19 12 (0.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 452 (15.45%) Degree
2 74 (2.53%) PMI Certification
3 57 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 51 (1.74%) MCP
4 51 (1.74%) MCSE
5 48 (1.64%) PMP
6 44 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (1.23%) ISEB
8 26 (0.89%) CCNA
9 22 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
10 20 (0.68%) CISSP
11 15 (0.51%) CCNP
12 13 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
13 12 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 12 (0.41%) CISM
14 10 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
15 9 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (0.31%) PhD
15 9 (0.31%) ISTQB
16 7 (0.24%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (4.24%) QA
2 86 (2.94%) Dodd-Frank
3 85 (2.91%) EMIR
4 52 (1.78%) MiFID
5 50 (1.71%) Basel III
6 38 (1.30%) SLA
7 31 (1.06%) CRD IV
8 25 (0.85%) Data Quality
9 24 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 23 (0.79%) Basel II
11 22 (0.75%) FINREP
12 21 (0.72%) COREP
13 20 (0.68%) Solvency II
14 16 (0.55%) FATCA
15 13 (0.44%) ISO 9001
16 8 (0.27%) COBIT
17 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 1 (0.034%) GAAP
18 1 (0.034%) AIFMD
18 1 (0.034%) UCITS
System Software
1 138 (4.72%) Active Directory
2 42 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (0.89%) NFS
4 22 (0.75%) vSphere
5 20 (0.68%) XenApp
6 12 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 11 (0.38%) Veritas File System
7 11 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 8 (0.27%) VMware Server
8 8 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.14%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.14%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.10%) Firmware
11 3 (0.10%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.068%) Samba
12 2 (0.068%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (0.72%) SCCM
3 13 (0.44%) Tivoli
4 11 (0.38%) Legato
4 11 (0.38%) Data Guard
4 11 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
5 10 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
5 10 (0.34%) BladeLogic
6 9 (0.31%) Control-M
7 8 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (0.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 7 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (0.21%) Netcool
10 4 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.10%) Nagios
11 3 (0.10%) WSUS
11 3 (0.10%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.068%) SCOM
Vendors
1 464 (15.86%) Oracle
2 350 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 140 (4.79%) Sybase
4 97 (3.32%) TIBCO
5 83 (2.84%) HP
6 82 (2.80%) Cisco
7 75 (2.56%) IBM
8 72 (2.46%) Bloomberg
9 65 (2.22%) VMware
10 62 (2.12%) Reuters
10 62 (2.12%) ServiceNow
11 49 (1.68%) Red Hat
12 46 (1.57%) Citrix
13 44 (1.50%) ION Trading
14 36 (1.23%) Fidessa
14 36 (1.23%) Murex
15 34 (1.16%) Informatica
16 32 (1.09%) EMC
17 31 (1.06%) Calypso
18 29 (0.99%) Business Objects
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package and Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000 with benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Consulting Point
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + c.25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Macquarie
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + plus package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago