Period
to 25 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Banking over the 6 months to 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 145 136 207
Rank change year-on-year -9 +71 -43
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 115 59 127
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.93% 1.63% 1.28%
As % of the General category 3.24% 2.62% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 101 49 111
10th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
25th Percentile £73,000 £68,750 £66,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £86,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -1.64%
75th Percentile £110,000 £93,750 £88,125
90th Percentile £121,250 £110,250 £106,250
Central London median annual salary £86,000 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -

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 the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,546 2,252 5,992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.43% 62.33% 60.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3,116 1,983 5,180
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,250 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Investment Banking as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in the City of London

Investment Banking
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Investment Banking in the City of London.

Salary trend for Investment Banking in the City of London

Investment Banking
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Investment Banking in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Investment Banking in the City of London

Investment Banking
Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 25 October 2021. 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
London Bridge - 1 £62,500 -
Investment Banking
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 115 (100.00%) Banking
2 66 (57.39%) Finance
3 52 (45.22%) C#
4 45 (39.13%) SQL
5 43 (37.39%) Front Office
6 41 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (29.57%) .NET
8 33 (28.70%) Java
9 31 (26.96%) Azure
10 29 (25.22%) Risk Management
10 29 (25.22%) Social Skills
11 26 (22.61%) Equities
11 26 (22.61%) MVC
11 26 (22.61%) JIRA
12 25 (21.74%) SOLID
13 24 (20.87%) DevOps
14 23 (20.00%) SDLC
14 23 (20.00%) Fixed Income
15 20 (17.39%) Python
15 20 (17.39%) Fidessa
16 19 (16.52%) SQL Server
17 18 (15.65%) Microsoft
18 17 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
19 16 (13.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 16 (13.91%) OO
19 16 (13.91%) ASP.NET
19 16 (13.91%) Derivative
19 16 (13.91%) AWS
19 16 (13.91%) Analytics
19 16 (13.91%) Low Latency

Investment Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 10 (8.70%) IIS
2 6 (5.22%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (1.74%) Confluence
3 2 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.87%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 12 (10.43%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Bloomberg TOMS
Cloud Services
1 31 (26.96%) Azure
2 16 (13.91%) AWS
3 8 (6.96%) Power Platform
3 8 (6.96%) SaaS
4 6 (5.22%) GCP
5 4 (3.48%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.48%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (3.48%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (3.48%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.48%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.48%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (3.48%) Serverless
5 4 (3.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.74%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (0.87%) npm
7 1 (0.87%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.70%) FTP
2 1 (0.87%) DHCP
2 1 (0.87%) DNS
2 1 (0.87%) LAN
2 1 (0.87%) NAS
2 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.52%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.43%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (6.96%) KDB
3 8 (6.96%) Power BI
4 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.48%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (3.48%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (3.48%) Big Data
5 4 (3.48%) Tableau
6 3 (2.61%) Hazelcast
6 3 (2.61%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.74%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.74%) DB2
7 2 (1.74%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.87%) Apache Ignite
8 1 (0.87%) MemSQL
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 26 (22.61%) JIRA
2 12 (10.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.35%) Bitbucket
4 4 (3.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.74%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.74%) JUnit
5 2 (1.74%) Mockito
6 1 (0.87%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 115 (100.00%) Banking
2 66 (57.39%) Finance
3 43 (37.39%) Front Office
4 29 (25.22%) Social Skills
5 13 (11.30%) Financial Institution
6 11 (9.57%) Advertising
7 10 (8.70%) Back Office
8 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.74%) Games
9 2 (1.74%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.87%) Influencing Skills
10 1 (0.87%) International Banking
10 1 (0.87%) Law
10 1 (0.87%) Publishing
10 1 (0.87%) Retail
10 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (56.52%) Developer
2 27 (23.48%) C# Developer
3 21 (18.26%) Senior Developer
4 19 (16.52%) Senior C# Developer
5 18 (15.65%) Analyst
5 18 (15.65%) SQL Developer
6 16 (13.91%) Java Developer
7 15 (13.04%) Business Analyst
8 12 (10.43%) Senior SQL Developer
9 11 (9.57%) Investment Banking Java Developer
10 10 (8.70%) FX Business Analyst
11 9 (7.83%) Front Office Developer
12 8 (6.96%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (6.96%) Senior Business Analyst
13 6 (5.22%) .NET Developer
13 6 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
13 6 (5.22%) C++ Developer
13 6 (5.22%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
13 6 (5.22%) KDB Developer
13 6 (5.22%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.57%) .NET
2 16 (13.91%) ASP.NET
3 14 (12.17%) JSON
4 13 (11.30%) React
5 11 (9.57%) HTML
5 11 (9.57%) Web Services
6 7 (6.09%) .NET Core
6 7 (6.09%) AngularJS
6 7 (6.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (6.09%) CSS
6 7 (6.09%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (5.22%) Ajax
7 6 (5.22%) Razor View Engine
8 4 (3.48%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.61%) HTML5
9 3 (2.61%) Kafka
9 3 (2.61%) WPF
10 2 (1.74%) RESTful
10 2 (1.74%) Spring Batch
10 2 (1.74%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.61%) Equities
2 23 (20.00%) Fixed Income
3 16 (13.91%) Derivative
3 16 (13.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (10.43%) Credit Risk
5 10 (8.70%) Reference Data
6 9 (7.83%) Legacy Systems
7 8 (6.96%) Data Structures
8 7 (6.09%) Algorithms
9 6 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (3.48%) Market Risk
12 3 (2.61%) Data Centre
13 2 (1.74%) Cloud Native
13 2 (1.74%) Credit Derivative
13 2 (1.74%) Hedge funds
13 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
13 2 (1.74%) Private Cloud
14 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
14 1 (0.87%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.04%) Linux
2 12 (10.43%) Unix
3 7 (6.09%) Windows
4 4 (3.48%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.74%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.74%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (35.65%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (25.22%) Risk Management
3 26 (22.61%) MVC
4 25 (21.74%) SOLID
5 24 (20.87%) DevOps
6 23 (20.00%) SDLC
7 17 (14.78%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (13.91%) Analytics
8 16 (13.91%) Low Latency
8 16 (13.91%) OO
9 14 (12.17%) MVVM
9 14 (12.17%) Requirements Gathering
9 14 (12.17%) Scrum
10 13 (11.30%) Asset Management
10 13 (11.30%) Microservices
10 13 (11.30%) Software Engineering
10 13 (11.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (10.43%) Electronic Trading
11 12 (10.43%) Full Stack Development
11 12 (10.43%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 52 (45.22%) C#
2 45 (39.13%) SQL
3 33 (28.70%) Java
4 20 (17.39%) Python
5 15 (13.04%) VBA
6 12 (10.43%) JavaScript
7 11 (9.57%) C++
8 8 (6.96%) C
9 7 (6.09%) Perl
9 7 (6.09%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.87%) Go
11 1 (0.87%) Java 8
11 1 (0.87%) RPG
11 1 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (8.70%) Degree
2 4 (3.48%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.87%) CSPO
3 1 (0.87%) PgMP
3 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.87%) COBIT
2 1 (0.87%) PMO
2 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.96%) Docker
2 3 (2.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.87%) XenApp
3 1 (0.87%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (7.83%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.48%) Terraform
3 1 (0.87%) Ansible
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.87%) SCCM
3 1 (0.87%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 20 (17.39%) Fidessa
2 18 (15.65%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.83%) Bloomberg
4 5 (4.35%) Google
5 4 (3.48%) Atlassian
5 4 (3.48%) Concur
5 4 (3.48%) Sage
5 4 (3.48%) Sun
6 1 (0.87%) Automation Anywhere
6 1 (0.87%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.87%) Cisco
6 1 (0.87%) Citrix
6 1 (0.87%) FactSet
6 1 (0.87%) HP
6 1 (0.87%) Lotus
6 1 (0.87%) Murex
6 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.87%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.87%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.87%) UiPath