Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 92 50
Rank change year-on-year +6 -42 -7
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 344 387 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.37% 3.36% 4.95%
As % of the General category 5.82% 5.64% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 322 358 767
City of London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £105,000 £107,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +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 the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5912 6866 10527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 57.92% 59.54% 61.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5337 6267 9099
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £33,700
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Investment Banking as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Banking in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Investment Banking in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 344 (100.00%) Banking
2 255 (74.13%) Finance
3 154 (44.77%) Java
4 127 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (24.71%) SQL
6 67 (19.48%) Front Office
7 64 (18.60%) C#
8 54 (15.70%) Oracle
9 48 (13.95%) Python
10 47 (13.66%) Equities
10 47 (13.66%) TDD
11 41 (11.92%) Degree
12 37 (10.76%) Unix
13 36 (10.47%) SQL Server
13 36 (10.47%) Microsoft
13 36 (10.47%) Multithreading
13 36 (10.47%) Fintech
14 35 (10.17%) Project Management
14 35 (10.17%) Linux
14 35 (10.17%) OO
15 30 (8.72%) Windows
15 30 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
15 30 (8.72%) Low Latency
16 28 (8.14%) AngularJS
16 28 (8.14%) .NET
17 27 (7.85%) Data Modelling
17 27 (7.85%) Spring
17 27 (7.85%) Greenfield Project
18 26 (7.56%) Scala
18 26 (7.56%) JavaScript

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 14 (4.07%) Jetty
2 11 (3.20%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.03%) MQSeries
5 6 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (0.87%) IIS
7 2 (0.58%) Apache
7 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.58%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.29%) Confluence
8 1 (0.29%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.29%) GemFire
8 1 (0.29%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (5.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.03%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.45%) Actimize
2 3 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.07%) Office 365
2 7 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.45%) PaaS
4 3 (0.87%) IaaS
5 2 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.58%) GitHub
5 2 (0.58%) npm
5 2 (0.58%) SaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.20%) Wireless
2 6 (1.74%) Unified Communications
3 5 (1.45%) VPN
4 3 (0.87%) Telepresence
5 2 (0.58%) Broadband
5 2 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.58%) Firewall
5 2 (0.58%) FIX Connectivity
5 2 (0.58%) Internet
5 2 (0.58%) LAN
5 2 (0.58%) Skype
5 2 (0.58%) WAN
5 2 (0.58%) WebEx
6 1 (0.29%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.29%) IPsec
6 1 (0.29%) MPLS
6 1 (0.29%) OSPF
6 1 (0.29%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.52%) Big Data
3 17 (4.94%) Hadoop
4 16 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.62%) MySQL
6 8 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.03%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.03%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (1.74%) MS Access
8 6 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.87%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.87%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.87%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.58%) Flink
11 2 (0.58%) KDB
12 1 (0.29%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 19 (5.52%) Maven
2 18 (5.23%) JIRA
3 8 (2.33%) Eclipse
3 8 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.33%) MSTest
4 6 (1.74%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.74%) Subversion
5 5 (1.45%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.16%) JUnit
7 3 (0.87%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.87%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.87%) webpack
8 2 (0.58%) Ant
8 2 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.58%) Babel
8 2 (0.58%) gulp
8 2 (0.58%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.58%) Mockito
8 2 (0.58%) Moq
8 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 344 (100.00%) Banking
2 255 (74.13%) Finance
3 67 (19.48%) Front Office
4 23 (6.69%) Financial Institution
5 15 (4.36%) Back Office
6 11 (3.20%) Advertising
7 8 (2.33%) Legal
8 7 (2.03%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.16%) Private Banking
10 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.58%) Retail
11 2 (0.58%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.29%) Law
12 1 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 148 (43.02%) Developer
2 89 (25.87%) Analyst
3 88 (25.58%) Java Developer
4 61 (17.73%) Senior Developer
5 60 (17.44%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 37 (10.76%) Business Analyst
7 34 (9.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 30 (8.72%) Banking Analyst
8 30 (8.72%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
9 22 (6.40%) Support Analyst
10 21 (6.10%) Junior
11 20 (5.81%) Python Developer
12 17 (4.94%) Junior Developer
13 16 (4.65%) C# Developer
13 16 (4.65%) Core Java Developer
13 16 (4.65%) Junior Java Developer
14 15 (4.36%) Applications Support
15 14 (4.07%) Applications Support Analyst
16 13 (3.78%) Technical Analyst
17 12 (3.49%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.14%) .NET
1 28 (8.14%) AngularJS
2 27 (7.85%) Spring
3 25 (7.27%) Hibernate
4 19 (5.52%) XML
5 18 (5.23%) REST
6 16 (4.65%) FIX Protocol
7 15 (4.36%) Apache Camel
7 15 (4.36%) HTML
7 15 (4.36%) JPA
8 14 (4.07%) Apache CXF
8 14 (4.07%) ASP.NET
8 14 (4.07%) Guava
9 13 (3.78%) Guice
10 12 (3.49%) HTML5
11 11 (3.20%) Angular 2
11 11 (3.20%) J2EE
12 10 (2.91%) .NET Framework
12 10 (2.91%) Middleware
13 9 (2.62%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.66%) Equities
2 36 (10.47%) Fintech
3 27 (7.85%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 22 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (6.40%) Computer Science
6 17 (4.94%) Fixed Income
6 17 (4.94%) Hedge funds
6 17 (4.94%) User Experience
7 15 (4.36%) Derivative
8 11 (3.20%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.91%) Credit Risk
10 9 (2.62%) Data Centre
11 7 (2.03%) Data Structures
11 7 (2.03%) Market Risk
11 7 (2.03%) SWIFT
12 6 (1.74%) Clustering
12 6 (1.74%) Equity Derivative
12 6 (1.74%) Replication
12 6 (1.74%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.76%) Unix
2 35 (10.17%) Linux
3 30 (8.72%) Windows
4 14 (4.07%) Windows 7
5 10 (2.91%) Windows 10
6 7 (2.03%) Solaris
7 6 (1.74%) AIX
8 5 (1.45%) Android
9 4 (1.16%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (13.66%) TDD
3 36 (10.47%) Multithreading
4 35 (10.17%) OO
4 35 (10.17%) Project Management
5 30 (8.72%) Low Latency
5 30 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (7.85%) Data Modelling
7 23 (6.69%) Risk Management
8 22 (6.40%) Business Analysis
8 22 (6.40%) ITIL
8 22 (6.40%) MVC
9 21 (6.10%) Asset Management
10 20 (5.81%) Concurrent Programming
11 18 (5.23%) Financial Modelling
11 18 (5.23%) Mentoring
12 17 (4.94%) Microservices
13 16 (4.65%) Analytics
13 16 (4.65%) Wealth Management
14 15 (4.36%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 154 (44.77%) Java
2 85 (24.71%) SQL
3 64 (18.60%) C#
4 48 (13.95%) Python
5 26 (7.56%) JavaScript
5 26 (7.56%) Scala
6 25 (7.27%) C++
7 14 (4.07%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.20%) VBA
9 10 (2.91%) PowerShell
9 10 (2.91%) R
10 9 (2.62%) MATLAB
11 8 (2.33%) VB
12 6 (1.74%) C
12 6 (1.74%) TypeScript
12 6 (1.74%) VBScript
13 5 (1.45%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.16%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.58%) ES6
15 2 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (11.92%) Degree
2 7 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.45%) CCNP
5 4 (1.16%) CCIE
6 2 (0.58%) CCIE Collaboration
6 2 (0.58%) CCNA
6 2 (0.58%) CCNP Voice
6 2 (0.58%) CCVP
6 2 (0.58%) CISM
6 2 (0.58%) CISSP
6 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.58%) PMP
6 2 (0.58%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.29%) CISA
7 1 (0.29%) GIAC
7 1 (0.29%) IIBA
7 1 (0.29%) IISP
7 1 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.29%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.20%) MiFID
2 9 (2.62%) SLA
3 8 (2.33%) QA
4 6 (1.74%) SEPA
5 5 (1.45%) Basel III
6 3 (0.87%) ISO 15022
6 3 (0.87%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (2.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.87%) vSphere
3 1 (0.29%) GridGain
3 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (2.62%) SCCM
2 6 (1.74%) Perfmon
3 5 (1.45%) Puppet
4 4 (1.16%) Ansible
5 3 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.58%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.58%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.29%) Control-M
7 1 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 54 (15.70%) Oracle
2 36 (10.47%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.52%) Reuters
4 15 (4.36%) Bloomberg
4 15 (4.36%) Citrix
5 12 (3.49%) Cisco
6 11 (3.20%) Sybase
7 8 (2.33%) Calypso
8 7 (2.03%) HP
8 7 (2.03%) Murex
9 6 (1.74%) FactSet
10 5 (1.45%) Fidessa
10 5 (1.45%) MobileIron
11 4 (1.16%) Apple
11 4 (1.16%) Charles River
11 4 (1.16%) IBM
11 4 (1.16%) VMware
12 3 (0.87%) Canon
12 3 (0.87%) Informatica
12 3 (0.87%) Tableau