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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 189 159 184
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +25
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 25 54 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.96% 0.25%
As % of the General category 1.24% 2.36% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23 42 11
Average salary £50,500 £47,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.31% -3.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £71,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
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
2009 2291 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 36.65% 40.78% 36.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1607 1826 1482
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -27 25 £50,500 +6.31% 1
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 63 (100.00%) Banking
2 51 (80.95%) Finance
3 26 (41.27%) Business Analysis
4 22 (34.92%) QA
5 20 (31.75%) Degree
6 19 (30.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (26.98%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (19.05%) Project Management
8 12 (19.05%) Oracle
8 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
9 11 (17.46%) MS PowerPoint
9 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
10 10 (15.87%) Data Analysis
10 10 (15.87%) Java
10 10 (15.87%) SQL
10 10 (15.87%) MS Office
11 9 (14.29%) MS Project
11 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 8 (12.70%) UML
12 8 (12.70%) Data Modelling
12 8 (12.70%) Quality Management
12 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
12 8 (12.70%) Economics
12 8 (12.70%) User Stories
12 8 (12.70%) Use Case
12 8 (12.70%) BPMN
12 8 (12.70%) Reference Data
13 6 (9.52%) Workflow
13 6 (9.52%) Programme Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (1.59%) IIS
1 1 (1.59%) Apache
1 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 11 (17.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (15.87%) MS Office
4 9 (14.29%) MS Project
5 6 (9.52%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Firewall
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.76%) MySQL
2 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.59%) MS Access
General
1 63 (100.00%) Banking
2 51 (80.95%) Finance
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Front Office
4 2 (3.17%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (53.97%) Analyst
2 30 (47.62%) Business Analyst
3 13 (20.63%) Banking Business Analyst
4 12 (19.05%) Project Manager
5 11 (17.46%) IT Business Analyst
6 10 (15.87%) Financial Business Analyst
6 10 (15.87%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 8 (12.70%) Financial Analyst
8 7 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
9 6 (9.52%) Operations Manager
9 6 (9.52%) Operations Project Manager
9 6 (9.52%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 6 (9.52%) IT Operations Manager
9 6 (9.52%) Lead Business Analyst
10 5 (7.94%) Applications Support
11 4 (6.35%) Programme Manager
11 4 (6.35%) PMO Manager
12 3 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
12 3 (4.76%) UAT Manager
12 3 (4.76%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
1 1 (1.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Computer Science
1 8 (12.70%) Economics
1 8 (12.70%) Reference Data
2 5 (7.94%) Credit Risk
3 3 (4.76%) Derivative
3 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Equities
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) UNIX
2 5 (7.94%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) Business Analysis
2 19 (30.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (26.98%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (19.05%) Project Management
5 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.87%) Data Analysis
7 8 (12.70%) UML
7 8 (12.70%) Data Modelling
7 8 (12.70%) Quality Management
7 8 (12.70%) User Stories
7 8 (12.70%) Use Case
7 8 (12.70%) BPMN
8 6 (9.52%) Workflow
8 6 (9.52%) Programme Management
8 6 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (9.52%) Content Management
8 6 (9.52%) Document Management
9 5 (7.94%) Functional Programming
10 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
11 3 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) Java
1 10 (15.87%) SQL
2 5 (7.94%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (1.59%) VB
4 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (31.75%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) CBAP
2 3 (4.76%) ISEB
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.17%) CCNP
3 2 (3.17%) CCNA
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.59%) CIMA
4 1 (1.59%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (34.92%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Oracle
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.76%) HP
4 2 (3.17%) Juniper
4 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco