Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 98 45
Rank change year-on-year -5 -53 0
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 319 325 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.01% 3.11% 5.09%
As % of the General category 5.14% 5.36% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 288 297 638
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% -
10th Percentile £45,875 £33,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £107,875 £105,000 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 6,201 6,064 8,524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 58.51% 58.09% 61.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5,571 5,523 7,596
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,713
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £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 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Investment Banking in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 319 (100.00%) Banking
2 246 (77.12%) Finance
3 163 (51.10%) Java
4 115 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (25.08%) C#
6 79 (24.76%) SQL
7 71 (22.26%) Front Office
8 55 (17.24%) Equities
9 51 (15.99%) AngularJS
10 49 (15.36%) Python
10 49 (15.36%) Computer Science
11 48 (15.05%) Degree
11 48 (15.05%) Oracle
12 45 (14.11%) .NET
13 44 (13.79%) SQL Server
14 43 (13.48%) TDD
14 43 (13.48%) Greenfield Project
15 42 (13.17%) JavaScript
16 40 (12.54%) C++
16 40 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
17 36 (11.29%) OO
18 34 (10.66%) Risk Management
19 33 (10.34%) Multithreading
19 33 (10.34%) Fintech
20 32 (10.03%) Hibernate
21 31 (9.72%) Microsoft
22 28 (8.78%) Spring
23 27 (8.46%) MVC
23 27 (8.46%) Financial Institution
23 27 (8.46%) Project Management

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 17 (5.33%) Jetty
2 8 (2.51%) Apache Spark
2 8 (2.51%) IIS
3 5 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.57%) MQSeries
3 5 (1.57%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.94%) CMS
5 2 (0.63%) Confluence
5 2 (0.63%) DataSynapse
5 2 (0.63%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.63%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.31%) GemFire
Applications
1 17 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Actimize
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) RMDS
2 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.45%) Office 365
2 7 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.94%) PaaS
4 3 (0.94%) SaaS
5 2 (0.63%) IaaS
6 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.31%) npm
6 1 (0.31%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.76%) Wireless
2 3 (0.94%) FIX Connectivity
2 3 (0.94%) VPN
3 2 (0.63%) Internet
3 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.31%) BGP
4 1 (0.31%) Broadband
4 1 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.31%) DMZ
4 1 (0.31%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.31%) Firewall
4 1 (0.31%) HTTP
4 1 (0.31%) LAN
4 1 (0.31%) Network Security
4 1 (0.31%) OSPF
4 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.31%) VLAN
4 1 (0.31%) VoIP
4 1 (0.31%) WAN
4 1 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.33%) Big Data
3 14 (4.39%) Hadoop
4 10 (3.13%) MS Access
5 8 (2.51%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.51%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.88%) Hazelcast
7 6 (1.88%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.57%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.25%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.94%) HBase
10 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.63%) Ingres
11 2 (0.63%) KDB
11 2 (0.63%) MySQL
11 2 (0.63%) OLAP
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (6.27%) Maven
2 16 (5.02%) JIRA
3 10 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.88%) JUnit
4 6 (1.88%) Subversion
5 5 (1.57%) Git (software)
6 4 (1.25%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.25%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.25%) webpack
7 3 (0.94%) Babel
7 3 (0.94%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.94%) MSTest
7 3 (0.94%) NUnit
8 2 (0.63%) EasyMock
8 2 (0.63%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.63%) Mockito
8 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.31%) Gradle
9 1 (0.31%) Grunt
9 1 (0.31%) Sinon.JS
General
1 319 (100.00%) Banking
2 246 (77.12%) Finance
3 71 (22.26%) Front Office
4 27 (8.46%) Financial Institution
5 15 (4.70%) Back Office
6 14 (4.39%) Advertising
7 10 (3.13%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.57%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.94%) Legal
10 2 (0.63%) Law
10 2 (0.63%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.31%) Publishing
11 1 (0.31%) Retail
Job Titles
1 177 (55.49%) Developer
2 99 (31.03%) Java Developer
3 64 (20.06%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 52 (16.30%) Analyst
5 44 (13.79%) Senior Developer
6 30 (9.40%) C# Developer
7 28 (8.78%) Senior Java Developer
8 25 (7.84%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
9 19 (5.96%) Python Developer
10 18 (5.64%) .NET Developer
10 18 (5.64%) Junior
11 16 (5.02%) Business Analyst
11 16 (5.02%) Junior Developer
11 16 (5.02%) Junior Java Developer
12 15 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
12 15 (4.70%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
12 15 (4.70%) Core Java Developer
12 15 (4.70%) Qualitative Analyst
12 15 (4.70%) Quantitative Analyst
12 15 (4.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (15.99%) AngularJS
2 45 (14.11%) .NET
3 32 (10.03%) Hibernate
4 28 (8.78%) Spring
5 24 (7.52%) REST
6 23 (7.21%) HTML
7 20 (6.27%) Middleware
8 19 (5.96%) HTML5
9 17 (5.33%) Apache Camel
9 17 (5.33%) Apache CXF
9 17 (5.33%) ASP.NET
9 17 (5.33%) Guava
9 17 (5.33%) JPA
10 14 (4.39%) CSS
10 14 (4.39%) XML
11 13 (4.08%) Guice
12 12 (3.76%) Angular 2
13 11 (3.45%) .NET Framework
13 11 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (3.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 55 (17.24%) Equities
2 49 (15.36%) Computer Science
3 43 (13.48%) Greenfield Project
4 40 (12.54%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (10.34%) Fintech
6 25 (7.84%) Fixed Income
6 25 (7.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 23 (7.21%) Hedge funds
8 16 (5.02%) User Experience
9 14 (4.39%) Data Structures
10 13 (4.08%) Derivative
11 8 (2.51%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.88%) Equity Derivative
13 5 (1.57%) Credit Risk
13 5 (1.57%) Market Risk
14 4 (1.25%) Algorithms
14 4 (1.25%) Clustering
14 4 (1.25%) Fedwire
14 4 (1.25%) SWIFT
15 3 (0.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.46%) Windows
2 19 (5.96%) Linux
3 18 (5.64%) Unix
4 11 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.19%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.25%) AIX
6 4 (1.25%) Solaris
7 3 (0.94%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.63%) Android
8 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (13.48%) TDD
3 36 (11.29%) OO
4 34 (10.66%) Risk Management
5 33 (10.34%) Multithreading
6 27 (8.46%) MVC
6 27 (8.46%) Project Management
7 25 (7.84%) Low Latency
7 25 (7.84%) Mathematics
8 24 (7.52%) Software Engineering
9 21 (6.58%) Data Modelling
9 21 (6.58%) E-Commerce
10 20 (6.27%) Financial Modelling
10 20 (6.27%) Process Improvement
11 19 (5.96%) Analytics
11 19 (5.96%) Concurrent Programming
12 18 (5.64%) Coaching
12 18 (5.64%) DevOps
12 18 (5.64%) Mentoring
13 17 (5.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 163 (51.10%) Java
2 80 (25.08%) C#
3 79 (24.76%) SQL
4 49 (15.36%) Python
5 42 (13.17%) JavaScript
6 40 (12.54%) C++
7 24 (7.52%) Scala
8 16 (5.02%) R
9 15 (4.70%) MATLAB
9 15 (4.70%) T-SQL
10 11 (3.45%) VBA
11 9 (2.82%) C
12 8 (2.51%) Kotlin
13 6 (1.88%) PowerShell
13 6 (1.88%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.57%) Perl
14 5 (1.57%) VB
15 4 (1.25%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.94%) PHP
16 3 (0.94%) RPG
Qualifications
1 48 (15.05%) Degree
2 25 (7.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (1.25%) PMP
4 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.94%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.63%) CCNP
5 2 (0.63%) CISA
5 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.63%) CREST Certified
5 2 (0.63%) MCP
5 2 (0.63%) OSCP
5 2 (0.63%) PhD
5 2 (0.63%) SANS
6 1 (0.31%) CCIE Collaboration
6 1 (0.31%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (0.31%) IISP
6 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.82%) MiFID
1 9 (2.82%) SLA
2 7 (2.19%) QA
3 4 (1.25%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.25%) SEPA
4 3 (0.94%) Basel III
5 2 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.63%) GDPR
6 1 (0.31%) EMIR
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.31%) PMO
6 1 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (1.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.63%) Docker
2 2 (0.63%) GridGain
3 1 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (3.13%) SCCM
2 8 (2.51%) Ansible
2 8 (2.51%) Puppet
3 7 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.63%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.31%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.31%) Cacti
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.31%) MaaS360
Vendors
1 48 (15.05%) Oracle
2 31 (9.72%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.45%) Bloomberg
3 11 (3.45%) Citrix
4 9 (2.82%) HP
5 8 (2.51%) Fidessa
5 8 (2.51%) Reuters
6 7 (2.19%) Sybase
7 5 (1.57%) FactSet
7 5 (1.57%) IBM
7 5 (1.57%) ION Trading
8 4 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.25%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.25%) Solace
9 3 (0.94%) Cisco
9 3 (0.94%) MarketAxess
9 3 (0.94%) Sun
9 3 (0.94%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.63%) Portware
10 2 (0.63%) Tableau