Period
to 21 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Banking over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
London > Central London
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 108 116
Rank change year-on-year -72 +8 -42
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 247 363 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.75% 2.92% 2.67%
As % of the General category 3.36% 5.41% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 221 339 385
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -3.70% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £40,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £115,000 £102,500
London median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% +3.70%

Investment Banking is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 7,342 6,704 9,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 51.92% 53.94% 58.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6,518 5,975 8,279
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.56% +1.74%
10th Percentile £35,390 £34,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Investment Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in Central London

Investment Banking
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Investment Banking in Central London.

Salary trend for Investment Banking in Central London

Investment Banking
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Banking in Central London over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Investment Banking in Central London

Investment Banking
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the Central London region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -73 224 £75,000 +11.11% 40
Investment Banking
London

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 247 (100.00%) Banking
2 138 (55.87%) Finance
3 116 (46.96%) Java
4 91 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (31.17%) SQL
6 51 (20.65%) C#
7 48 (19.43%) Computer Science
8 44 (17.81%) Degree
8 44 (17.81%) Python
8 44 (17.81%) TDD
9 41 (16.60%) JavaScript
10 40 (16.19%) Front Office
11 39 (15.79%) SQL Server
12 38 (15.38%) Linux
13 37 (14.98%) .NET
14 36 (14.57%) Windows
14 36 (14.57%) Spring
15 35 (14.17%) DevOps
16 34 (13.77%) Fintech
17 32 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
18 29 (11.74%) Maven
19 28 (11.34%) Fixed Income
20 27 (10.93%) Microsoft
20 27 (10.93%) Multithreading
21 26 (10.53%) Java 8
21 26 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
22 25 (10.12%) BDD
22 25 (10.12%) Information Security
23 24 (9.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 24 (9.72%) Big Data

Investment Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (4.45%) Apache Spark
2 10 (4.05%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.62%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.21%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.21%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.81%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.81%) JCAPS
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.81%) SAS
5 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.40%) CMS
6 1 (0.40%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.40%) IIS
6 1 (0.40%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Endur
2 2 (0.81%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.40%) Eikon
3 1 (0.40%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.40%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (0.81%) Datadog
3 2 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.81%) Stackdriver
4 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.45%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.05%) Firewall
3 3 (1.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (1.21%) HTTP
3 3 (1.21%) Multicast
4 2 (0.81%) FIX Connectivity
4 2 (0.81%) FTP
5 1 (0.40%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.40%) Internet
5 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.72%) Big Data
3 15 (6.07%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.83%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.02%) DB2
5 5 (2.02%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.62%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.21%) KDB
7 3 (1.21%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.81%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.81%) Flink
8 2 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.81%) Power BI
8 2 (0.81%) Redis
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 29 (11.74%) Maven
2 17 (6.88%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.24%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.83%) Eclipse
5 6 (2.43%) JUnit
6 5 (2.02%) Ant
6 5 (2.02%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.21%) Subversion
8 2 (0.81%) Babel
8 2 (0.81%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.81%) JIRA
8 2 (0.81%) JSUnit
8 2 (0.81%) Mocha
8 2 (0.81%) Moq
8 2 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.81%) QUnit
8 2 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (0.81%) Sinon.JS
8 2 (0.81%) webpack
General
1 247 (100.00%) Banking
2 138 (55.87%) Finance
3 40 (16.19%) Front Office
4 16 (6.48%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.24%) Back Office
6 6 (2.43%) Advertising
7 5 (2.02%) Legal
8 3 (1.21%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.81%) Law
9 2 (0.81%) Marketing
9 2 (0.81%) Retail
10 1 (0.40%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 120 (48.58%) Developer
2 57 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 29 (11.74%) Analyst
4 24 (9.72%) C# Developer
5 19 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 18 (7.29%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 17 (6.88%) Architect
7 17 (6.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (6.88%) Graduate
7 17 (6.88%) Python Developer
8 14 (5.67%) Graduate Developer
9 13 (5.26%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
9 13 (5.26%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 13 (5.26%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
9 13 (5.26%) Graduate C# Developer
9 13 (5.26%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.86%) Applications Support
10 12 (4.86%) Business Analyst
10 12 (4.86%) Junior
11 11 (4.45%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (14.98%) .NET
2 36 (14.57%) Spring
3 22 (8.91%) AngularJS
4 17 (6.88%) jQuery
5 16 (6.48%) ASP.NET
6 15 (6.07%) Kafka
7 13 (5.26%) HTML
7 13 (5.26%) REST
7 13 (5.26%) RESTful
8 12 (4.86%) Node.js
9 11 (4.45%) FIX Protocol
9 11 (4.45%) Middleware
9 11 (4.45%) XML
10 10 (4.05%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (3.64%) CSS
12 8 (3.24%) Dropwizard
12 8 (3.24%) J2EE
12 8 (3.24%) Vert.x
13 7 (2.83%) Web Services
13 7 (2.83%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (19.43%) Computer Science
2 34 (13.77%) Fintech
3 28 (11.34%) Fixed Income
4 24 (9.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 21 (8.50%) Derivative
6 20 (8.10%) Equities
6 20 (8.10%) Greenfield Project
7 19 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (6.48%) Hedge funds
9 11 (4.45%) Algorithms
9 11 (4.45%) Data Structures
10 10 (4.05%) Data Centre
10 10 (4.05%) Data Protection Act
10 10 (4.05%) Equity Derivative
11 9 (3.64%) Enterprise Cloud
12 8 (3.24%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 6 (2.43%) Credit Derivative
14 4 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
15 2 (0.81%) Credit Risk
15 2 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.38%) Linux
2 36 (14.57%) Windows
3 20 (8.10%) Unix
4 14 (5.67%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.02%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.62%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (17.81%) TDD
3 35 (14.17%) DevOps
4 27 (10.93%) Multithreading
5 26 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (10.12%) BDD
6 25 (10.12%) Information Security
7 23 (9.31%) Risk Management
8 22 (8.91%) Cybersecurity
9 21 (8.50%) Microservices
10 20 (8.10%) Business Analysis
10 20 (8.10%) E-Commerce
10 20 (8.10%) Mathematics
10 20 (8.10%) OO
11 19 (7.69%) Analytics
11 19 (7.69%) Software Engineering
12 17 (6.88%) ITIL
13 16 (6.48%) Investment Management
13 16 (6.48%) Scrum
13 16 (6.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 116 (46.96%) Java
2 77 (31.17%) SQL
3 51 (20.65%) C#
4 44 (17.81%) Python
5 41 (16.60%) JavaScript
6 26 (10.53%) Java 8
7 21 (8.50%) Scala
8 18 (7.29%) C++
9 16 (6.48%) Shell Script
10 12 (4.86%) Kotlin
10 12 (4.86%) R
11 9 (3.64%) PowerShell
12 8 (3.24%) Bash Shell
13 7 (2.83%) Korn
14 4 (1.62%) ES6
14 4 (1.62%) Haskell
15 3 (1.21%) ANSI SQL
15 3 (1.21%) C
15 3 (1.21%) XPath
16 2 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (17.81%) Degree
2 21 (8.50%) CISSP
3 18 (7.29%) CISM
4 14 (5.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (4.45%) CRISC
6 7 (2.83%) CISA
7 5 (2.02%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.21%) CCNP
9 3 (1.21%) CEH
9 3 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.21%) CISMP
9 3 (1.21%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (1.21%) GIAC
10 1 (0.40%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (2.43%) QA
4 4 (1.62%) COBIT
4 4 (1.62%) MiFID
5 3 (1.21%) SLA
6 2 (0.81%) GCP
6 2 (0.81%) PMO
7 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.40%) GDPR
7 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (3.64%) Docker
2 9 (3.64%) vSphere
3 7 (2.83%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.62%) VirtualBox
5 3 (1.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (2.43%) Ansible
1 6 (2.43%) Control-M
1 6 (2.43%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.02%) SCCM
3 4 (1.62%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.81%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.81%) logstash
4 2 (0.81%) Puppet
4 2 (0.81%) Terraform
5 1 (0.40%) Grafana
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 27 (10.93%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.10%) Oracle
3 13 (5.26%) VMware
4 7 (2.83%) Bloomberg
4 7 (2.83%) Calypso
5 5 (2.02%) Charles River
5 5 (2.02%) Citrix
5 5 (2.02%) IBM
5 5 (2.02%) Splunk
5 5 (2.02%) Sybase
5 5 (2.02%) Tableau
6 4 (1.62%) Google
6 4 (1.62%) HP
7 3 (1.21%) Cisco
7 3 (1.21%) Dell
7 3 (1.21%) F5
7 3 (1.21%) ION Trading
7 3 (1.21%) Ivanti
7 3 (1.21%) Murex
7 3 (1.21%) Sun