Period
to 26 October 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 26 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 204 164
Rank change year-on-year +77 -40 -74
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 59 127 221
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.62% 1.28% 1.98%
As % of the General category 3.14% 2.63% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 59 112 193
Median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
10th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £32,750
90th Percentile £110,250 £106,125 £105,000
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 1,876 4,827 5,971
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 51.37% 48.51% 53.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,663 4,179 5,333
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 26 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Investment Banking in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 October 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 59 (100.00%) Banking
2 30 (50.85%) Finance
3 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (33.90%) Java
5 15 (25.42%) Azure
6 14 (23.73%) Unix
6 14 (23.73%) Windows
7 13 (22.03%) Python
7 13 (22.03%) Cisco
8 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
8 12 (20.34%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (20.34%) Firewall
8 12 (20.34%) C#
8 12 (20.34%) Scrum
8 12 (20.34%) PowerShell
9 11 (18.64%) Kanban
9 11 (18.64%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (18.64%) Front Office
9 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
10 10 (16.95%) Critical Thinking
10 10 (16.95%) DevOps
10 10 (16.95%) Mentoring
10 10 (16.95%) Scala
11 9 (15.25%) AWS
11 9 (15.25%) Network Security
11 9 (15.25%) Investment Management
11 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (15.25%) Kotlin
11 9 (15.25%) Robotics
12 8 (13.56%) TDD

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 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.69%) Apache
2 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.69%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.42%) Azure
2 9 (15.25%) AWS
3 6 (10.17%) Office 365
4 3 (5.08%) SaaS
5 1 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.69%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) Firewall
2 9 (15.25%) Network Security
3 7 (11.86%) LAN
3 7 (11.86%) SSL
3 7 (11.86%) VPN
3 7 (11.86%) WAN
3 7 (11.86%) Wireshark
4 5 (8.47%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (8.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (8.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (8.47%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.39%) Big Data
3 2 (3.39%) Data Lake
3 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.69%) KDB
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.08%) Subversion
4 2 (3.39%) Gradle
4 2 (3.39%) Maven
4 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (100.00%) Banking
2 30 (50.85%) Finance
3 11 (18.64%) Front Office
4 8 (13.56%) Games
5 6 (10.17%) Advertising
6 2 (3.39%) International Banking
7 1 (1.69%) Back Office
7 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.69%) Legal
7 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) Developer
2 10 (16.95%) Network Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) Network Security Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) Security Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Java Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Information Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Information Risk Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Information Security Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Risk Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Security Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Security Risk Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Scala Developer
7 3 (5.08%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Front Office Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.39%) Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) Spring
1 7 (11.86%) YAML
2 5 (8.47%) .NET
2 5 (8.47%) 802.1X
2 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
3 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.78%) React
3 4 (6.78%) Spring Boot
3 4 (6.78%) Web Services
4 3 (5.08%) .NET Framework
4 3 (5.08%) Hibernate
4 3 (5.08%) WCF
5 2 (3.39%) CSS
5 2 (3.39%) FpML
5 2 (3.39%) HTML
5 2 (3.39%) JMS
5 2 (3.39%) JSON
5 2 (3.39%) RESTful
5 2 (3.39%) WebRTC
5 2 (3.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (15.25%) Robotics
2 8 (13.56%) Management Information System
3 7 (11.86%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 4 (6.78%) Market Risk
5 3 (5.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.39%) Credit Risk
6 2 (3.39%) Derivative
6 2 (3.39%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.69%) BYOD
7 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.69%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.69%) iPhone
7 1 (1.69%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (1.69%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.73%) Unix
1 14 (23.73%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Linux
3 7 (11.86%) Solaris
3 7 (11.86%) Windows Server
3 7 (11.86%) Windows XP
4 6 (10.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.34%) Scrum
3 11 (18.64%) Kanban
3 11 (18.64%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (16.95%) Critical Thinking
4 10 (16.95%) DevOps
4 10 (16.95%) Mentoring
5 9 (15.25%) Investment Management
6 8 (13.56%) Issue Tracking
6 8 (13.56%) Prototyping
6 8 (13.56%) TDD
6 8 (13.56%) Time Management
7 7 (11.86%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 7 (11.86%) Data Acquisition
7 7 (11.86%) Internal Audit
7 7 (11.86%) Remediation Plan
7 7 (11.86%) Security Monitoring
7 7 (11.86%) Threat Detection
7 7 (11.86%) Threat Intelligence
7 7 (11.86%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) Java
2 13 (22.03%) Python
3 12 (20.34%) C#
3 12 (20.34%) PowerShell
4 10 (16.95%) Scala
5 9 (15.25%) Kotlin
6 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
6 6 (10.17%) VB
7 5 (8.47%) SQL
8 4 (6.78%) Java 8
9 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
10 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.39%) R
10 2 (3.39%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.69%) Apex Code
11 1 (1.69%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.86%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 7 (11.86%) CCSP
2 7 (11.86%) CISM
2 7 (11.86%) CISSP
2 7 (11.86%) CREST Certified
2 7 (11.86%) GCFA
2 7 (11.86%) GCIA
2 7 (11.86%) GCIH
3 5 (8.47%) CCNP
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) COBIT
1 7 (11.86%) NIST
System Software
1 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) CSIRT
2 6 (10.17%) SCCM
3 5 (8.47%) Ansible
4 2 (3.39%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Cisco
2 11 (18.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.86%) VMware
4 6 (10.17%) Palo Alto
5 5 (8.47%) CheckPoint
5 5 (8.47%) F5
6 2 (3.39%) ION Trading
6 2 (3.39%) Kofax
6 2 (3.39%) Oracle
7 1 (1.69%) Google
7 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.69%) Solace