Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 162 159 169
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10 -74
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 53 158 189
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.24% 1.73% 1.84%
As % of the General category 2.45% 3.44% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 55 150 166
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £73,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.69% -1.67%
10th Percentile £55,000 £53,975 £28,750
90th Percentile £110,250 £107,750 £108,125
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000

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 2,167 4,591 5,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.73% 50.32% 50.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,887 3,960 4,680
Median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £102,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%

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 18 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Investment Banking in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 53 (100.00%) Banking
2 23 (43.40%) Finance
3 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (33.96%) Front Office
5 17 (32.08%) Azure
6 14 (26.42%) Java
7 12 (22.64%) C#
7 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
8 11 (20.75%) Windows
9 10 (18.87%) Linux
9 10 (18.87%) Unix
9 10 (18.87%) Advertising
9 10 (18.87%) Robotics
9 10 (18.87%) AWS
9 10 (18.87%) DevOps
10 9 (16.98%) Investment Management
10 9 (16.98%) Asset Management
10 9 (16.98%) Python
11 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
12 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
12 7 (13.21%) Project Management
12 7 (13.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (13.21%) SQL
12 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
12 7 (13.21%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (13.21%) Business Process Analysis
12 7 (13.21%) Requirements Gathering
13 6 (11.32%) Windows 10
13 6 (11.32%) Hedge funds

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 1 (1.89%) Appian
Cloud Services
1 17 (32.08%) Azure
2 10 (18.87%) AWS
3 6 (11.32%) Office 365
4 4 (7.55%) GCP
5 2 (3.77%) SaaS
6 1 (1.89%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Firewall
1 6 (11.32%) WAN
2 5 (9.43%) LAN
2 5 (9.43%) SSL
2 5 (9.43%) VPN
2 5 (9.43%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.89%) BGP
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.89%) OSPF
3 1 (1.89%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) Big Data
3 1 (1.89%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.89%) KDB
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) Subversion
General
1 53 (100.00%) Banking
2 23 (43.40%) Finance
3 18 (33.96%) Front Office
4 10 (18.87%) Advertising
5 5 (9.43%) Financial Institution
5 5 (9.43%) International Banking
6 3 (5.66%) Back Office
7 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Developer
2 14 (26.42%) Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Business Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Information Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Information Risk Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Risk Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Security Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Security Risk Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Front Office Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.66%) FX Business Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) .NET
1 5 (9.43%) YAML
2 3 (5.66%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (5.66%) JMS
2 3 (5.66%) Ultra Messaging
3 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.77%) Flask
3 2 (3.77%) NumPy
3 2 (3.77%) Pandas
3 2 (3.77%) React
3 2 (3.77%) SciPy
3 2 (3.77%) Spring
3 2 (3.77%) WCF
4 1 (1.89%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.89%) J2EE
4 1 (1.89%) JSON
4 1 (1.89%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.89%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Robotics
2 7 (13.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
3 6 (11.32%) Hedge funds
4 5 (9.43%) Credit Risk
4 5 (9.43%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 5 (9.43%) Market Risk
5 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (7.55%) Equities
6 3 (5.66%) Derivative
6 3 (5.66%) Fixed Income
6 3 (5.66%) Reference Data
7 2 (3.77%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) Unix
3 6 (11.32%) Windows 10
4 5 (9.43%) Solaris
4 5 (9.43%) Windows Server
4 5 (9.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.87%) DevOps
3 9 (16.98%) Asset Management
3 9 (16.98%) Investment Management
4 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.21%) Business Process Analysis
5 7 (13.21%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (13.21%) Project Management
5 7 (13.21%) Requirements Gathering
6 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
6 6 (11.32%) Information Security
6 6 (11.32%) Process Improvement
6 6 (11.32%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (11.32%) Scrum
6 6 (11.32%) TDD
7 5 (9.43%) Content Management
7 5 (9.43%) Kanban
7 5 (9.43%) Multithreading
7 5 (9.43%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) Java
2 12 (22.64%) C#
3 9 (16.98%) Python
4 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
4 7 (13.21%) SQL
5 6 (11.32%) VB
6 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.89%) Java 8
7 1 (1.89%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.89%) Scala
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (11.32%) CISSP
2 5 (9.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 5 (9.43%) CCSP
2 5 (9.43%) CISM
2 5 (9.43%) CREST Certified
2 5 (9.43%) GCFA
2 5 (9.43%) GCIA
2 5 (9.43%) GCIH
3 1 (1.89%) CCNP
3 1 (1.89%) CISA
3 1 (1.89%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) COBIT
1 5 (9.43%) NIST
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) SCCM
2 5 (9.43%) Ansible
2 5 (9.43%) CSIRT
3 1 (1.89%) Cacti
3 1 (1.89%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) Cisco
3 5 (9.43%) Kofax
3 5 (9.43%) VMware
4 4 (7.55%) Solace
5 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.89%) Automation Anywhere
6 1 (1.89%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.89%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.89%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.89%) F5
6 1 (1.89%) Google
6 1 (1.89%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.89%) Pega
6 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.89%) Splunk
6 1 (1.89%) UiPath
6 1 (1.89%) Varonis