The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 184 161 182
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +21
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 41 39 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.72% 0.74% 0.34%
As % of the General category 2.15% 1.85% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 40 35 11
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,850 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £62,700 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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 West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1908 2110 1639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.59% 40.08% 34.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1710 1322
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Investment Banking
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Investment Banking Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Investment Banking
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Investment Banking Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Investment Banking
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
Birmingham -2 41 £52,500 +10.52%
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 60 (100.00%) Banking
2 50 (83.33%) Finance
3 27 (45.00%) SQL
4 24 (40.00%) UNIX
5 17 (28.33%) Shell Script
5 17 (28.33%) Equities
5 17 (28.33%) Derivative
6 14 (23.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (21.67%) Degree
8 12 (20.00%) Fixed Income
9 11 (18.33%) QA
9 11 (18.33%) Java
10 10 (16.67%) ITIL
10 10 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (15.00%) Coaching
11 9 (15.00%) Project Management
12 8 (13.33%) Programme Management
13 7 (11.67%) Service Management
13 7 (11.67%) C#
13 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (10.00%) Oracle
14 6 (10.00%) Workflow
15 5 (8.33%) Legal
15 5 (8.33%) Linux
15 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (8.33%) HP
15 5 (8.33%) Corporate Banking
15 5 (8.33%) Stress Testing
15 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (1.67%) IIS
1 1 (1.67%) Apache
1 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Project
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.00%) EDRMS
3 2 (3.33%) MS Access
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
General
1 60 (100.00%) Banking
2 50 (83.33%) Finance
3 5 (8.33%) Legal
3 5 (8.33%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (6.67%) Back Office
5 3 (5.00%) Front Office
6 2 (3.33%) Retail
6 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Applications Support
2 16 (26.67%) Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Service Management Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Test Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (8.33%) UAT Manager
6 5 (8.33%) UAT Test Manager
7 4 (6.67%) PMO Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Lead Business Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Programme Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Applications Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Applications Support Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Support Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) Equities
1 17 (28.33%) Derivative
2 14 (23.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (20.00%) Fixed Income
4 5 (8.33%) Credit Risk
5 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.33%) Market Risk
6 2 (3.33%) Economics
6 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.00%) UNIX
2 5 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) ITIL
1 10 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.00%) Coaching
2 9 (15.00%) Project Management
3 8 (13.33%) Programme Management
4 7 (11.67%) Service Management
4 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (10.00%) Workflow
6 5 (8.33%) Stress Testing
6 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 5 (8.33%) Functional Programming
6 5 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.67%) Change Control
7 4 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) SQL
2 17 (28.33%) Shell Script
3 11 (18.33%) Java
4 7 (11.67%) C#
5 2 (3.33%) VBA
5 2 (3.33%) VB
6 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.33%) CCNP
2 2 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (1.67%) CIMA
3 1 (1.67%) ISEB
3 1 (1.67%) ACCA
3 1 (1.67%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) EMIR
2 2 (3.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (3.33%) MiFID
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle
2 5 (8.33%) HP
3 3 (5.00%) IBM
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.00%) Sun
4 2 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.33%) Juniper
4 2 (3.33%) Murex
4 2 (3.33%) Cisco