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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 209 204 156
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -48
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 13 21 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.39% 1.01%
As % of the General category 0.60% 1.02% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 41
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%
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
2179 2067 2206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.28% 38.36% 39.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1653 1653 1745
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 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
Birmingham -10 13 £50,000 -
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) Banking
2 20 (90.91%) Finance
3 16 (72.73%) Equities
3 16 (72.73%) QA
4 15 (68.18%) Subversion
4 15 (68.18%) Java
4 15 (68.18%) OO
4 15 (68.18%) OOD
4 15 (68.18%) Git (software)
4 15 (68.18%) RESTful
4 15 (68.18%) Open Source
4 15 (68.18%) NoSQL
4 15 (68.18%) Unit Testing
5 10 (45.45%) SQL
5 10 (45.45%) UNIX
6 2 (9.09%) Firewall
6 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (9.09%) Degree
6 2 (9.09%) Physics
6 2 (9.09%) CCIE
6 2 (9.09%) CCNP
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (9.09%) Juniper
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco
6 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 2 (9.09%) OSPF
6 2 (9.09%) McAfee
6 2 (9.09%) BGP
6 2 (9.09%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) OSPF
1 2 (9.09%) BGP
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (9.09%) Network Security
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Subversion
1 15 (68.18%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (100.00%) Banking
2 20 (90.91%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Front Office
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
1 15 (68.18%) Senior Developer
1 15 (68.18%) Java Developer
1 15 (68.18%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
2 2 (9.09%) Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Graduate
2 2 (9.09%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Applications Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Support Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) RESTful
2 1 (4.55%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (72.73%) Equities
2 2 (9.09%) Physics
3 1 (4.55%) Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.55%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) OO
1 15 (68.18%) OOD
1 15 (68.18%) Unit Testing
1 15 (68.18%) Open Source
2 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CCIE
1 2 (9.09%) CCNP
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (72.73%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco
1 2 (9.09%) Juniper
1 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
1 2 (9.09%) McAfee
2 1 (4.55%) Sun