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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 78 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 1454 1860 1954
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.25% 3.76% 4.30%
As % of the General category 5.98% 6.98% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1200 1582 1553
Average salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £95,000 £97,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +22.22%
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
24321 26662 24070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.32% 53.85% 52.95%
Number of salaries quoted 19961 21422 19863
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 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -6 464 £65,000 -3.70% 68
Canary Wharf +11 17 £58,750 -26.56%
Docklands, London -22 7 £36,250 -30.95% 5
Bromley +14 2 £85,000 - 1
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 2898 (100.00%) Banking
2 1738 (59.97%) Finance
3 884 (30.50%) SQL
4 768 (26.50%) Front Office
5 626 (21.60%) Java
6 596 (20.57%) C#
7 548 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
8 475 (16.39%) UNIX
9 453 (15.63%) Degree
10 417 (14.39%) .NET
11 409 (14.11%) Oracle
12 400 (13.80%) Windows
13 395 (13.63%) Derivative
14 388 (13.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 382 (13.18%) SQL Server
16 350 (12.08%) Microsoft
17 340 (11.73%) Fixed Income
18 335 (11.56%) Project Management
19 314 (10.84%) Linux
20 312 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
21 308 (10.63%) C++
22 279 (9.63%) Equities
23 273 (9.42%) OO
24 252 (8.70%) Multithreading
25 249 (8.59%) Business Analysis
26 223 (7.69%) Back Office
27 222 (7.66%) WCF
28 213 (7.35%) Retail
29 212 (7.32%) Risk Management
30 200 (6.90%) Financial Institution

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 94 (3.24%) SharePoint
2 55 (1.90%) MS Exchange
3 54 (1.86%) WebLogic
4 33 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (1.07%) Tomcat
6 26 (0.90%) JBoss
7 25 (0.86%) Apache
7 25 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
7 25 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
8 24 (0.83%) WebSphere
8 24 (0.83%) TIBCO EMS
9 22 (0.76%) Confluence
9 22 (0.76%) SAS
10 21 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
11 17 (0.59%) MQSeries
12 15 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 15 (0.52%) IIS
12 15 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
13 12 (0.41%) GemFire
13 12 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 175 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 67 (2.31%) MS Visio
3 64 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 60 (2.07%) MS Office
5 35 (1.21%) MS Project
6 8 (0.28%) SPSS
7 6 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.14%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.10%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.035%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 34 (1.17%) ION MarketView
2 18 (0.62%) Summit
3 15 (0.52%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 15 (0.52%) Eagle PACE
4 13 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
5 12 (0.41%) Front Arena
5 12 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.38%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 10 (0.35%) Markit EDM
7 10 (0.35%) Finacle
7 10 (0.35%) LatentZero
7 10 (0.35%) Temenos T24
8 9 (0.31%) TIBCO iProcess
8 9 (0.31%) PORTIA
8 9 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
8 9 (0.31%) Beauchamp
8 9 (0.31%) thinkFolio
8 9 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
8 9 (0.31%) MultiFonds
8 9 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.14%) SaaS
3 3 (0.10%) Google Compute Engine
3 3 (0.10%) Force.com
3 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.069%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.069%) Heroku
4 2 (0.069%) GitHub
5 1 (0.035%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 63 (2.17%) SAN
2 58 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 52 (1.79%) Firewall
4 47 (1.62%) LAN
4 47 (1.62%) WAN
5 34 (1.17%) DNS
6 33 (1.14%) FTP
7 23 (0.79%) VPN
8 20 (0.69%) SSH
9 19 (0.66%) Multicast
10 18 (0.62%) Wireless
11 17 (0.59%) DHCP
11 17 (0.59%) VLAN
12 16 (0.55%) Network Security
12 16 (0.55%) VoIP
13 15 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (0.48%) NAS
15 12 (0.41%) Intranet
15 12 (0.41%) Internet
15 12 (0.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 382 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 98 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
3 91 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 78 (2.69%) Big Data
4 78 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 72 (2.48%) Relational Database
6 70 (2.42%) Oracle Database
7 56 (1.93%) QlikView
8 51 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 50 (1.73%) Hadoop
10 48 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 41 (1.41%) MySQL
12 40 (1.38%) RDBMS
13 37 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 35 (1.21%) NoSQL
15 32 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
16 28 (0.97%) DB2
17 18 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
18 17 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
19 14 (0.48%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 66 (2.28%) Subversion
2 65 (2.24%) JIRA
3 62 (2.14%) TeamCity
4 51 (1.76%) NUnit
5 45 (1.55%) Visual Studio
6 42 (1.45%) Moq
7 41 (1.41%) MSTest
7 41 (1.41%) Eclipse
8 30 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
8 30 (1.04%) Jenkins
9 29 (1.00%) Maven
10 26 (0.90%) Git (software)
11 23 (0.79%) SpecFlow
12 21 (0.72%) JUnit
13 18 (0.62%) Selenium
14 14 (0.48%) MSBuild
15 13 (0.45%) CruiseControl
16 11 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (0.38%) Hudson
16 11 (0.38%) WebDriver
General
1 2898 (100.00%) Banking
2 1738 (59.97%) Finance
3 768 (26.50%) Front Office
4 223 (7.69%) Back Office
5 213 (7.35%) Retail
6 200 (6.90%) Financial Institution
7 129 (4.45%) Retail Banking
8 112 (3.86%) Legal
9 62 (2.14%) Telecoms
9 62 (2.14%) Corporate Banking
10 31 (1.07%) Private Banking
11 12 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
12 11 (0.38%) International Banking
12 11 (0.38%) Games
13 10 (0.35%) Marketing
14 9 (0.31%) General Ledger
14 9 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.21%) Advertising
16 5 (0.17%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 988 (34.09%) Developer
2 755 (26.05%) Analyst
3 393 (13.56%) Business Analyst
4 277 (9.56%) Java Developer
5 246 (8.49%) C# Developer
6 223 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 179 (6.18%) Applications Support
8 169 (5.83%) Architect
9 143 (4.93%) Project Manager
10 139 (4.80%) .NET Developer
11 136 (4.69%) Banking Business Analyst
12 113 (3.90%) Consultant
13 102 (3.52%) Senior Developer
14 96 (3.31%) C++ Developer
15 81 (2.80%) C# .NET Developer
16 80 (2.76%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
16 80 (2.76%) Desktop Support
17 79 (2.73%) Applications Support Analyst
18 62 (2.14%) Desktop Analyst
19 61 (2.10%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 417 (14.39%) .NET
2 222 (7.66%) WCF
3 195 (6.73%) WPF
4 175 (6.04%) ASP.NET
5 160 (5.52%) HTML
6 128 (4.42%) XML
7 125 (4.31%) .NET Framework
8 123 (4.24%) Spring
9 100 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 91 (3.14%) HTML5
11 85 (2.93%) Web Services
12 76 (2.62%) FIX Protocol
13 73 (2.52%) Hibernate
14 70 (2.42%) Ajax
15 69 (2.38%) J2EE
16 64 (2.21%) Middleware
17 60 (2.07%) AngularJS
18 57 (1.97%) CSS
19 47 (1.62%) WinForms
19 47 (1.62%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 395 (13.63%) Derivative
2 388 (13.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 340 (11.73%) Fixed Income
4 312 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
5 279 (9.63%) Equities
6 180 (6.21%) Computer Science
7 156 (5.38%) Hedge funds
8 97 (3.35%) Credit Risk
9 91 (3.14%) Mathematics
10 89 (3.07%) Equity Derivative
11 88 (3.04%) Blackberry
12 70 (2.42%) Market Risk
13 65 (2.24%) Management Information System
14 59 (2.04%) Reference Data
15 55 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
16 50 (1.73%) Tandem
17 42 (1.45%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 41 (1.41%) Spread Betting
19 40 (1.38%) Client/Server
20 38 (1.31%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 475 (16.39%) UNIX
2 400 (13.80%) Windows
3 314 (10.84%) Linux
4 90 (3.11%) Windows 7
5 68 (2.35%) Solaris
6 46 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (1.14%) Windows XP
8 29 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.45%) Apple iOS
12 12 (0.41%) Windows 8
12 12 (0.41%) Windows NT
13 8 (0.28%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.17%) AIX
14 5 (0.17%) SUSE
15 3 (0.10%) CentOS
16 2 (0.069%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
2 335 (11.56%) Project Management
3 273 (9.42%) OO
4 252 (8.70%) Multithreading
5 249 (8.59%) Business Analysis
6 212 (7.32%) Risk Management
7 197 (6.80%) ITIL
8 190 (6.56%) Scrum
9 184 (6.35%) TDD
10 183 (6.31%) Analytics
11 168 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
12 164 (5.66%) PRINCE2
13 161 (5.56%) Low Latency
14 158 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
15 155 (5.35%) Asset Management
16 140 (4.83%) MVC
17 139 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
18 132 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
19 130 (4.49%) Investment Management
20 129 (4.45%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 884 (30.50%) SQL
2 626 (21.60%) Java
3 596 (20.57%) C#
4 308 (10.63%) C++
5 195 (6.73%) JavaScript
6 177 (6.11%) Perl
7 154 (5.31%) Python
8 110 (3.80%) Shell Script
9 97 (3.35%) C
10 85 (2.93%) VBA
11 84 (2.90%) PowerShell
12 56 (1.93%) PL/SQL
12 56 (1.93%) Bash Shell
13 43 (1.48%) T-SQL
14 31 (1.07%) VB
15 28 (0.97%) Korn
16 27 (0.93%) VB.NET
17 26 (0.90%) PHP
18 24 (0.83%) Scala
19 13 (0.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 453 (15.63%) Degree
2 82 (2.83%) PMI Certification
3 54 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (1.86%) PMP
4 52 (1.79%) MCP
4 52 (1.79%) MCSE
5 37 (1.28%) ISEB
5 37 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (0.86%) CCNA
7 22 (0.76%) CISSP
8 18 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
9 14 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 14 (0.48%) CISM
10 11 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (0.38%) CCA
10 11 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
11 10 (0.35%) CCNP
11 10 (0.35%) PhD
11 10 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (4.28%) QA
2 94 (3.24%) Dodd-Frank
3 93 (3.21%) EMIR
4 61 (2.10%) MiFID
5 49 (1.69%) Basel III
6 37 (1.28%) SLA
6 37 (1.28%) CRD IV
7 25 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 25 (0.86%) Basel II
7 25 (0.86%) Data Quality
8 23 (0.79%) Solvency II
9 18 (0.62%) COREP
10 17 (0.59%) FINREP
11 16 (0.55%) FATCA
12 11 (0.38%) ISO 9001
13 8 (0.28%) COBIT
14 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 1 (0.035%) ISO 9000
15 1 (0.035%) GAAP
15 1 (0.035%) AIFMD
System Software
1 146 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 44 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (0.83%) NFS
4 23 (0.79%) XenApp
5 21 (0.72%) vSphere
6 12 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (0.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 11 (0.38%) Veritas File System
7 11 (0.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 10 (0.35%) VMware Server
9 9 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.14%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.14%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.10%) Firmware
12 3 (0.10%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (0.069%) Samba
13 2 (0.069%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.069%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 35 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
2 25 (0.86%) SCCM
3 11 (0.38%) Legato
4 10 (0.35%) Tivoli
4 10 (0.35%) BladeLogic
4 10 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
5 8 (0.28%) Data Guard
5 8 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (0.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 7 (0.24%) Control-M
7 6 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.17%) Netcool
9 4 (0.14%) Nagios
10 3 (0.10%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.10%) WSUS
10 3 (0.10%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 409 (14.11%) Oracle
2 350 (12.08%) Microsoft
3 140 (4.83%) Sybase
4 90 (3.11%) TIBCO
5 85 (2.93%) HP
6 74 (2.55%) Cisco
7 69 (2.38%) IBM
8 66 (2.28%) Bloomberg
8 66 (2.28%) VMware
9 63 (2.17%) ServiceNow
10 61 (2.10%) Reuters
11 49 (1.69%) Red Hat
12 47 (1.62%) Citrix
13 45 (1.55%) Fidessa
14 41 (1.41%) ION Trading
15 39 (1.35%) Informatica
16 35 (1.21%) Murex
17 31 (1.07%) EMC
18 30 (1.04%) Business Objects
19 29 (1.00%) SAP
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 22 minutes ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £100 - £110 per annum + + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Macquarie
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + brilliant bonuses and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £70k + benefits including banking bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £75000 - £115000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + + bonus + package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hudson Banking & Finance
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday