The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 193 149 189
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +40
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 21 58 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 1.04% 0.31%
As % of the General category 1.01% 2.62% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 19 43 15
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,700 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2072 2215 1783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 38.58% 39.87% 36.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1661 1750 1499
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Investment Banking
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -35 20 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Investment Banking
England

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 59 (100.00%) Banking
2 49 (83.05%) Finance
3 26 (44.07%) Business Analysis
4 20 (33.90%) Degree
4 20 (33.90%) QA
4 20 (33.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (30.51%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (20.34%) Oracle
7 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
7 12 (20.34%) Relational Database
8 11 (18.64%) MS PowerPoint
8 11 (18.64%) Java
8 11 (18.64%) SQL
8 11 (18.64%) Data Analysis
9 9 (15.25%) Project Management
9 9 (15.25%) Data Modelling
9 9 (15.25%) UML
9 9 (15.25%) MS Office
9 9 (15.25%) Use Case
9 9 (15.25%) BPMN
9 9 (15.25%) Reference Data
9 9 (15.25%) User Stories
10 8 (13.56%) MS Project
10 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
11 7 (11.86%) Workflow
11 7 (11.86%) Quality Management
11 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
11 7 (11.86%) Economics
12 6 (10.17%) GAP Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (15.25%) MS Office
4 8 (13.56%) MS Project
5 6 (10.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.78%) MySQL
3 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.69%) MS Access
General
1 59 (100.00%) Banking
2 49 (83.05%) Finance
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Legal
4 2 (3.39%) Front Office
5 1 (1.69%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (57.63%) Analyst
2 31 (52.54%) Business Analyst
3 13 (22.03%) Banking Business Analyst
4 12 (20.34%) IT Business Analyst
5 11 (18.64%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 11 (18.64%) Project Manager
5 11 (18.64%) Financial Business Analyst
6 9 (15.25%) Financial Analyst
7 7 (11.86%) Lead Business Analyst
7 7 (11.86%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (10.17%) Operations Manager
8 6 (10.17%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 6 (10.17%) Operations Project Manager
8 6 (10.17%) IT Operations Manager
9 5 (8.47%) Applications Support
10 3 (5.08%) Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Test Manager
10 3 (5.08%) UAT Test Manager
10 3 (5.08%) UAT Manager
10 3 (5.08%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) .NET
1 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Reference Data
2 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.86%) Economics
3 5 (8.47%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.39%) Derivative
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) Equities
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) UNIX
1 5 (8.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.07%) Business Analysis
2 20 (33.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (30.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.64%) Data Analysis
6 9 (15.25%) UML
6 9 (15.25%) Data Modelling
6 9 (15.25%) Project Management
6 9 (15.25%) Use Case
6 9 (15.25%) BPMN
6 9 (15.25%) User Stories
7 7 (11.86%) Quality Management
7 7 (11.86%) Workflow
8 6 (10.17%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (10.17%) Content Management
8 6 (10.17%) Document Management
9 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.78%) Waterfall
10 3 (5.08%) Test Strategy
10 3 (5.08%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) Java
1 11 (18.64%) SQL
2 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.08%) C#
4 1 (1.69%) VB
4 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) CBAP
2 4 (6.78%) ISEB
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.39%) CCNP
3 2 (3.39%) CCNA
4 1 (1.69%) ACCA
4 1 (1.69%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (33.90%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Oracle
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) HP
4 2 (3.39%) Juniper
4 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco