Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
London > Central London
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 124 118
Rank change year-on-year -70 -6 -55
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 227 377 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.68% 2.64% 2.72%
As % of the General category 3.42% 4.74% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 200 348 353
Central London median annual salary £70,500 £72,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.76% - +3.57%
10th Percentile £31,250 £41,250 £40,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £115,000 £107,500
London median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% -

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 6,634 7,949 7,826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 49.17% 55.65% 56.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5,928 6,985 7,104
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £93,750
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -83 205 £70,500 -6.00% 41
Investment Banking
London

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 227 (100.00%) Banking
2 145 (63.88%) Finance
3 89 (39.21%) Java
4 73 (32.16%) SQL
5 66 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (22.47%) Degree
7 49 (21.59%) Computer Science
7 49 (21.59%) C#
8 46 (20.26%) JavaScript
9 45 (19.82%) Python
10 41 (18.06%) SQL Server
11 36 (15.86%) Fintech
12 35 (15.42%) .NET
13 32 (14.10%) Spring
14 31 (13.66%) Windows
15 30 (13.22%) Multithreading
16 29 (12.78%) Financial Institution
17 28 (12.33%) TDD
17 28 (12.33%) AngularJS
18 27 (11.89%) R
19 26 (11.45%) Front Office
19 26 (11.45%) Java 8
20 25 (11.01%) Risk Management
20 25 (11.01%) Linux
20 25 (11.01%) Microsoft
21 23 (10.13%) ASP.NET
21 23 (10.13%) MVC
21 23 (10.13%) Information Security
21 23 (10.13%) Cybersecurity
22 22 (9.69%) Web Application Development

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 7 (3.08%) WebLogic
2 6 (2.64%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.64%) SAS
3 3 (1.32%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.88%) IIS
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.32%) Office 365
5 2 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.88%) SaaS
6 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.61%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.41%) Firewall
3 3 (1.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (1.32%) LAN
3 3 (1.32%) Multicast
3 3 (1.32%) WAN
4 2 (0.88%) Network Security
5 1 (0.44%) DHCP
5 1 (0.44%) DNS
5 1 (0.44%) HTTP
5 1 (0.44%) Internet
5 1 (0.44%) VSAN
5 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.69%) NoSQL
3 18 (7.93%) Big Data
4 14 (6.17%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.20%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.20%) QlikView
6 4 (1.76%) Apache Hive
6 4 (1.76%) Power BI
7 3 (1.32%) Looker
7 3 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.32%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.88%) KDB
8 2 (0.88%) MySQL
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.44%) Kdb+
9 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (6.17%) JUnit
2 11 (4.85%) Maven
3 6 (2.64%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.32%) Ant
4 3 (1.32%) ClearCase
4 3 (1.32%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.32%) webpack
5 2 (0.88%) Grunt
5 2 (0.88%) gulp
5 2 (0.88%) Hudson
5 2 (0.88%) RStudio
6 1 (0.44%) Babel
6 1 (0.44%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.44%) Gradle
6 1 (0.44%) JIRA
6 1 (0.44%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.44%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.44%) Plastic SCM
6 1 (0.44%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
General
1 227 (100.00%) Banking
2 145 (63.88%) Finance
3 29 (12.78%) Financial Institution
4 26 (11.45%) Front Office
5 10 (4.41%) Retail Banking
6 8 (3.52%) Back Office
7 7 (3.08%) French Language
7 7 (3.08%) German Language
8 4 (1.76%) Legal
9 2 (0.88%) Law
9 2 (0.88%) Retail
10 1 (0.44%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 100 (44.05%) Developer
2 41 (18.06%) Java Developer
3 27 (11.89%) Analyst
4 26 (11.45%) C# Developer
5 22 (9.69%) .NET Developer
5 22 (9.69%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
6 21 (9.25%) Graduate
7 20 (8.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (8.37%) Business Analyst
8 19 (8.37%) Graduate Developer
8 19 (8.37%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 18 (7.93%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 18 (7.93%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
9 18 (7.93%) Graduate C# Developer
10 12 (5.29%) Architect
10 12 (5.29%) Consultant
10 12 (5.29%) Python Developer
10 12 (5.29%) Senior Developer
11 11 (4.85%) Technical Leader
12 9 (3.96%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.42%) .NET
2 32 (14.10%) Spring
3 28 (12.33%) AngularJS
4 23 (10.13%) ASP.NET
5 22 (9.69%) jQuery
6 14 (6.17%) HTML
7 12 (5.29%) RESTful
8 11 (4.85%) CSS
8 11 (4.85%) Node.js
9 10 (4.41%) REST
9 10 (4.41%) Web Services
9 10 (4.41%) XML
10 8 (3.52%) Kafka
10 8 (3.52%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (3.08%) Dropwizard
11 7 (3.08%) Vert.x
12 6 (2.64%) Natural Language Processing
13 5 (2.20%) React
13 5 (2.20%) XSLT
14 4 (1.76%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.86%) Fintech
2 19 (8.37%) Fixed Income
3 18 (7.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (7.49%) Derivative
5 16 (7.05%) Equities
6 13 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (5.73%) Hedge funds
7 10 (4.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 9 (3.96%) Data Centre
9 8 (3.52%) Algorithms
9 8 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (3.08%) Data Structures
10 7 (3.08%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (2.64%) Credit Derivative
12 5 (2.20%) Enterprise Cloud
12 5 (2.20%) Robotics
13 4 (1.76%) Cyberthreat
14 3 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.66%) Windows
2 25 (11.01%) Linux
3 14 (6.17%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.85%) Unix
5 7 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.64%) Windows 10
6 6 (2.64%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.32%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.32%) Solaris
8 1 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (21.59%) Computer Science
3 30 (13.22%) Multithreading
4 28 (12.33%) TDD
5 25 (11.01%) Risk Management
6 23 (10.13%) Cybersecurity
6 23 (10.13%) Information Security
6 23 (10.13%) MVC
7 22 (9.69%) Web Application Development
8 21 (9.25%) BDD
8 21 (9.25%) Web Development
9 20 (8.81%) Microservices
10 19 (8.37%) Analytics
10 19 (8.37%) Concurrent Programming
11 18 (7.93%) Business Analysis
12 17 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (7.05%) Machine Learning
14 15 (6.61%) Mathematics
15 14 (6.17%) ITIL
16 13 (5.73%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 89 (39.21%) Java
2 73 (32.16%) SQL
3 49 (21.59%) C#
4 46 (20.26%) JavaScript
5 45 (19.82%) Python
6 27 (11.89%) R
7 26 (11.45%) Java 8
8 14 (6.17%) C++
9 12 (5.29%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.52%) Scala
10 8 (3.52%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.08%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.64%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.32%) ES6
14 2 (0.88%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.88%) Haskell
14 2 (0.88%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.88%) Perl
14 2 (0.88%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.44%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 51 (22.47%) Degree
2 19 (8.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (7.05%) CISSP
4 13 (5.73%) CISM
5 12 (5.29%) CRISC
6 7 (3.08%) CISA
7 3 (1.32%) CCNP
7 3 (1.32%) CEH
7 3 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.32%) CISMP
7 3 (1.32%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (1.32%) GIAC
8 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.88%) MCSE
8 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.88%) PhD
9 1 (0.44%) CCA
9 1 (0.44%) CCEA
9 1 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (2.20%) COBIT
4 3 (1.32%) QA
4 3 (1.32%) SLA
5 2 (0.88%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.88%) FATCA
5 2 (0.88%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.44%) GDPR
6 1 (0.44%) IFRS
6 1 (0.44%) MiFID
6 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.41%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.20%) vSphere
4 4 (1.76%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.32%) Docker
6 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (2.64%) SCCM
2 3 (1.32%) Ansible
3 2 (0.88%) Puppet
4 1 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 25 (11.01%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.17%) Oracle
3 12 (5.29%) VMware
4 9 (3.96%) Tableau
5 7 (3.08%) Avaloq
6 6 (2.64%) Calypso
6 6 (2.64%) Citrix
6 6 (2.64%) Splunk
7 5 (2.20%) Cisco
7 5 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.76%) Bloomberg
8 4 (1.76%) Ivanti
8 4 (1.76%) Murex
9 3 (1.32%) Alteryx
9 3 (1.32%) Apple
9 3 (1.32%) Dell
9 3 (1.32%) F5
9 3 (1.32%) Google
9 3 (1.32%) HP
10 2 (0.88%) Reuters