Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 86 83
Rank change year-on-year -52 -3 -26
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 230 345 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.17% 3.37% 3.65%
As % of the General category 3.71% 6.01% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 200 307 461
City of London median annual salary £77,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.00% -3.85% -
10th Percentile £49,625 £36,550 £39,000
90th Percentile £107,625 £107,800 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £77,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +19.23% - -

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 6,194 5,742 8,157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 58.38% 56.03% 60.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5,508 5,165 7,394
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 £34,000
90th Percentile £95,650 £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 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Investment Banking in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 230 (100.00%) Banking
2 146 (63.48%) Finance
3 108 (46.96%) Java
4 75 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (32.17%) SQL
6 71 (30.87%) Front Office
7 63 (27.39%) C#
8 57 (24.78%) Computer Science
9 52 (22.61%) Degree
9 52 (22.61%) Problem-Solving
10 46 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 45 (19.57%) .NET
12 40 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
13 38 (16.52%) Greenfield Project
14 34 (14.78%) TDD
15 33 (14.35%) AngularJS
15 33 (14.35%) Computer Science Degree
16 31 (13.48%) Oracle
17 30 (13.04%) C++
17 30 (13.04%) JavaScript
18 25 (10.87%) Python
18 25 (10.87%) Risk Management
18 25 (10.87%) DevOps
19 24 (10.43%) Equities
19 24 (10.43%) Spring
20 23 (10.00%) Microsoft
20 23 (10.00%) Mathematics
21 22 (9.57%) Multithreading
21 22 (9.57%) OO
21 22 (9.57%) Maven

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 6 (2.61%) Apache Spark
1 6 (2.61%) CMS
2 5 (2.17%) IIS
3 4 (1.74%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.87%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.87%) JBoss
5 2 (0.87%) JCAPS
5 2 (0.87%) Jetty
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.43%) Confluence
6 1 (0.43%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.43%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) Endur
2 2 (0.87%) Eikon
2 2 (0.87%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.87%) RMDS
3 1 (0.43%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.43%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (0.87%) Datadog
3 2 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.87%) Office 365
3 2 (0.87%) Stackdriver
4 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.43%) IaaS
4 1 (0.43%) npm
4 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.04%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.30%) Firewall
2 3 (1.30%) FIX Connectivity
2 3 (1.30%) LAN
2 3 (1.30%) Multicast
2 3 (1.30%) VoIP
2 3 (1.30%) VPN
3 2 (0.87%) BGP
3 2 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (0.87%) DMZ
3 2 (0.87%) DNS
3 2 (0.87%) EIGRP
3 2 (0.87%) FTP
3 2 (0.87%) HTTP
3 2 (0.87%) Network Security
3 2 (0.87%) OSPF
3 2 (0.87%) VLAN
3 2 (0.87%) WAN
3 2 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.35%) Big Data
3 9 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.48%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.61%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.61%) MS Access
6 6 (2.61%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.61%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.17%) DB2
7 5 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.74%) Blockchain
8 4 (1.74%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.87%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.87%) Hazelcast
10 2 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.87%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (9.57%) Maven
2 15 (6.52%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.48%) JIRA
4 8 (3.48%) Subversion
5 6 (2.61%) Visual Studio
6 5 (2.17%) NUnit
6 5 (2.17%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.74%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.74%) JUnit
8 3 (1.30%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.87%) Ant
9 2 (0.87%) JSUnit
9 2 (0.87%) Mocha
9 2 (0.87%) Moq
9 2 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.87%) QUnit
9 2 (0.87%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.87%) Sinon.JS
General
1 230 (100.00%) Banking
2 146 (63.48%) Finance
3 71 (30.87%) Front Office
4 15 (6.52%) Advertising
5 8 (3.48%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.17%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.74%) Back Office
7 4 (1.74%) Legal
8 3 (1.30%) Private Banking
8 3 (1.30%) Retail
9 1 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.43%) Marketing
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 129 (56.09%) Developer
2 57 (24.78%) Java Developer
3 36 (15.65%) Analyst
4 33 (14.35%) C# Developer
5 20 (8.70%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 17 (7.39%) .NET Developer
7 16 (6.96%) C# .NET Developer
8 14 (6.09%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
9 13 (5.65%) Support Analyst
10 12 (5.22%) Applications Support
10 12 (5.22%) Python Developer
11 11 (4.78%) Business Analyst
11 11 (4.78%) Junior
12 10 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
12 10 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
12 10 (4.35%) Junior Developer
12 10 (4.35%) Junior Java Developer
13 9 (3.91%) Quantitative Developer
13 9 (3.91%) Senior Developer
14 8 (3.48%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (19.57%) .NET
2 33 (14.35%) AngularJS
3 24 (10.43%) Spring
4 17 (7.39%) Hibernate
4 17 (7.39%) Middleware
5 16 (6.96%) HTML
6 14 (6.09%) HTML5
7 13 (5.65%) CSS
7 13 (5.65%) REST
8 12 (5.22%) .NET Framework
8 12 (5.22%) WPF
9 10 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
9 10 (4.35%) XML
10 8 (3.48%) ASP.NET
10 8 (3.48%) SOAP
11 7 (3.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (3.04%) J2EE
11 7 (3.04%) jQuery
11 7 (3.04%) Kafka
12 6 (2.61%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 57 (24.78%) Computer Science
2 40 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (16.52%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (10.43%) Equities
5 22 (9.57%) Fixed Income
6 18 (7.83%) Derivative
6 18 (7.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (6.09%) Data Structures
8 13 (5.65%) Fintech
8 13 (5.65%) Hedge funds
9 9 (3.91%) User Experience
10 8 (3.48%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (3.04%) Clustering
12 5 (2.17%) Algorithms
13 4 (1.74%) Data Centre
14 2 (0.87%) Analytical Mindset
14 2 (0.87%) Credit Risk
14 2 (0.87%) Exotic Derivative
14 2 (0.87%) Market Risk
14 2 (0.87%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.26%) Linux
1 19 (8.26%) Windows
2 14 (6.09%) Unix
3 6 (2.61%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.30%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (22.61%) Problem-Solving
3 34 (14.78%) TDD
4 25 (10.87%) DevOps
4 25 (10.87%) Risk Management
5 23 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 22 (9.57%) Multithreading
6 22 (9.57%) OO
7 20 (8.70%) SDLC
8 19 (8.26%) Software Engineering
9 17 (7.39%) Asset Management
9 17 (7.39%) Investment Management
10 16 (6.96%) MVC
10 16 (6.96%) Unit Testing
11 15 (6.52%) BDD
11 15 (6.52%) Change Management
12 14 (6.09%) Analytics
12 14 (6.09%) E-Commerce
12 14 (6.09%) Electronic Trading
13 13 (5.65%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 108 (46.96%) Java
2 74 (32.17%) SQL
3 63 (27.39%) C#
4 30 (13.04%) C++
4 30 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 25 (10.87%) Python
6 19 (8.26%) Java 8
6 19 (8.26%) Scala
7 11 (4.78%) Kotlin
7 11 (4.78%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.04%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.04%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.61%) R
10 6 (2.61%) VBA
11 5 (2.17%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.17%) Perl
11 5 (2.17%) PHP
11 5 (2.17%) VB
12 4 (1.74%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (22.61%) Degree
2 33 (14.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.17%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.30%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.30%) PMP
6 2 (0.87%) CCNP
6 2 (0.87%) CCSE
6 2 (0.87%) CCSP
6 2 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.87%) CISM
6 2 (0.87%) CISSP
6 2 (0.87%) CREST Certified
6 2 (0.87%) CRISC
6 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.87%) OSCP
6 2 (0.87%) SANS
7 1 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.43%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.04%) QA
2 6 (2.61%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.61%) MiFID
3 2 (0.87%) COBIT
3 2 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.87%) EMIR
3 2 (0.87%) GCP
3 2 (0.87%) GDPR
3 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) PMO
4 1 (0.43%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (3.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.04%) Docker
3 1 (0.43%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (3.91%) Ansible
2 8 (3.48%) Puppet
3 7 (3.04%) Control-M
3 7 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.04%) SCCM
4 6 (2.61%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (1.74%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.87%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.87%) Cacti
7 2 (0.87%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.87%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.87%) logstash
7 2 (0.87%) Terraform
8 1 (0.43%) Grafana
8 1 (0.43%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 31 (13.48%) Oracle
2 23 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.22%) Bloomberg
4 11 (4.78%) Sybase
5 10 (4.35%) IBM
6 9 (3.91%) HP
7 8 (3.48%) Citrix
7 8 (3.48%) Fidessa
8 7 (3.04%) Charles River
8 7 (3.04%) ServiceNow
9 6 (2.61%) Sun
10 5 (2.17%) ION Trading
11 4 (1.74%) Tableau
12 3 (1.30%) Cisco
12 3 (1.30%) FactSet
12 3 (1.30%) OpenLink
12 3 (1.30%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.87%) CA
13 2 (0.87%) Reuters
13 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com