Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 145 188 123
Rank change year-on-year +43 -65 -23
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 165 157 271
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.92% 1.52% 2.53%
As % of the General category 3.78% 2.97% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 159 139 235
Median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £53,750 £28,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £105,000 £106,800
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +11.11%

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 4,366 5,278 6,322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.81% 51.18% 58.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3,752 4,642 5,595
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £38,300 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,600
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020. 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
Moorgate - 1 £85,000 -
Investment Banking
Central London

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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.

1 165 (100.00%) Banking
2 101 (61.21%) Finance
3 74 (44.85%) Java
4 66 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (23.03%) C#
6 35 (21.21%) TDD
7 34 (20.61%) AngularJS
8 33 (20.00%) Microservices
8 33 (20.00%) Front Office
9 32 (19.39%) Python
10 30 (18.18%) SQL
11 27 (16.36%) Scrum
12 26 (15.76%) Degree
13 21 (12.73%) Fixed Income
13 21 (12.73%) JavaScript
13 21 (12.73%) AWS
14 20 (12.12%) .NET
15 19 (11.52%) Multithreading
15 19 (11.52%) Azure
15 19 (11.52%) Kubernetes
15 19 (11.52%) DevOps
16 18 (10.91%) Credit Risk
17 17 (10.30%) Unix
17 17 (10.30%) Jenkins
18 16 (9.70%) Docker
19 15 (9.09%) Linux
19 15 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 14 (8.48%) Git (software)
20 14 (8.48%) BDD
21 13 (7.88%) Ansible

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 4 (2.42%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.21%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.21%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.73%) AWS
2 19 (11.52%) Azure
3 7 (4.24%) GCP
4 5 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.21%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.61%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.61%) IaaS
6 1 (0.61%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.03%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (1.82%) Firewall
2 3 (1.82%) Network Security
3 2 (1.21%) HTTP
3 2 (1.21%) Intranet
3 2 (1.21%) NAS
3 2 (1.21%) VoIP
4 1 (0.61%) LAN
4 1 (0.61%) Skype
4 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.06%) Big Data
2 10 (6.06%) MongoDB
2 10 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.82%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.21%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.61%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.61%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.61%) KDB
8 1 (0.61%) Power BI
8 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (10.30%) Jenkins
2 14 (8.48%) Git (software)
3 11 (6.67%) JIRA
4 9 (5.45%) GitLab
5 7 (4.24%) TeamCity
6 6 (3.64%) Maven
7 5 (3.03%) JUnit
8 4 (2.42%) VersionOne
9 2 (1.21%) TestComplete
9 2 (1.21%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.61%) Subversion
10 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 1 (0.61%) Zephyr
General
1 165 (100.00%) Banking
2 101 (61.21%) Finance
3 33 (20.00%) Front Office
4 9 (5.45%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.03%) Advertising
6 5 (3.03%) Marketing
7 4 (2.42%) Legal
8 3 (1.82%) Back Office
8 3 (1.82%) Retail
9 2 (1.21%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.61%) Law
10 1 (0.61%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (48.48%) Developer
2 40 (24.24%) Java Developer
3 21 (12.73%) Senior Developer
4 19 (11.52%) Java Engineer
5 16 (9.70%) Core Java Developer
6 15 (9.09%) Analyst
7 12 (7.27%) C# Developer
8 11 (6.67%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 11 (6.67%) Python Developer
9 9 (5.45%) Architect
9 9 (5.45%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (5.45%) Senior Python Developer
10 8 (4.85%) CloudOps Engineer
10 8 (4.85%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 8 (4.85%) Front Office Developer
10 8 (4.85%) Operations Engineer
10 8 (4.85%) Project Manager
11 7 (4.24%) Senior Manager
12 6 (3.64%) Business Analyst
12 6 (3.64%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.61%) AngularJS
2 20 (12.12%) .NET
3 12 (7.27%) Spring
3 12 (7.27%) Web Services
4 11 (6.67%) HTML
5 10 (6.06%) .NET Framework
5 10 (6.06%) CSS
6 9 (5.45%) Django
6 9 (5.45%) Flask
6 9 (5.45%) WPF
7 8 (4.85%) Kafka
8 7 (4.24%) REST
8 7 (4.24%) Spring Boot
9 6 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (3.64%) LINQ
9 6 (3.64%) RESTful
10 5 (3.03%) Node.js
11 4 (2.42%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.42%) XML
12 3 (1.82%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.73%) Fixed Income
2 18 (10.91%) Credit Risk
3 15 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (7.27%) Equities
5 10 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.45%) Public Cloud
7 8 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (4.85%) Private Cloud
8 6 (3.64%) Market Risk
9 5 (3.03%) Hedge funds
9 5 (3.03%) Management Information System
10 4 (2.42%) Algorithms
10 4 (2.42%) Derivative
10 4 (2.42%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.21%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.21%) Data Centre
11 2 (1.21%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.21%) Exotic Derivative
11 2 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (1.21%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.30%) Unix
2 15 (9.09%) Linux
3 6 (3.64%) Windows
4 2 (1.21%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.21%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.21%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (21.21%) TDD
3 33 (20.00%) Microservices
4 27 (16.36%) Scrum
5 19 (11.52%) DevOps
5 19 (11.52%) Multithreading
6 14 (8.48%) BDD
7 13 (7.88%) Asset Management
7 13 (7.88%) Electronic Trading
7 13 (7.88%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (7.27%) Fintech
8 12 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (6.67%) OO
10 10 (6.06%) Computer Science
10 10 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (6.06%) Low Latency
10 10 (6.06%) Project Management
10 10 (6.06%) Test Automation
11 9 (5.45%) Mathematics
11 9 (5.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (44.85%) Java
2 38 (23.03%) C#
3 32 (19.39%) Python
4 30 (18.18%) SQL
5 21 (12.73%) JavaScript
6 12 (7.27%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.45%) Bash Shell
8 8 (4.85%) Java 8
8 8 (4.85%) TypeScript
9 6 (3.64%) C++
10 5 (3.03%) Scala
11 3 (1.82%) Clojure
11 3 (1.82%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.21%) Haskell
12 2 (1.21%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.21%) Perl
12 2 (1.21%) R
12 2 (1.21%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.21%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (15.76%) Degree
2 8 (4.85%) CCNA
2 8 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.03%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.82%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.21%) PhD
7 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.64%) EMIR
2 5 (3.03%) MiFID
3 3 (1.82%) QA
4 2 (1.21%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.21%) SLA
5 1 (0.61%) IFRS
5 1 (0.61%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (9.70%) Docker
2 2 (1.21%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.61%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 19 (11.52%) Kubernetes
2 13 (7.88%) Ansible
3 8 (4.85%) Puppet
4 6 (3.64%) Terraform
5 1 (0.61%) Consul
5 1 (0.61%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 11 (6.67%) Cisco
2 8 (4.85%) Oracle
2 8 (4.85%) Sun
3 6 (3.64%) Google
4 5 (3.03%) HP
4 5 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.42%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (2.42%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.82%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.82%) Charles River
6 3 (1.82%) DevExpress
6 3 (1.82%) F5
7 2 (1.21%) Arista
7 2 (1.21%) Calypso
7 2 (1.21%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.21%) Fidessa
7 2 (1.21%) Lotus
8 1 (0.61%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.61%) Polycom
8 1 (0.61%) Solace