Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 90 51
Rank change year-on-year +5 -39 -9
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 344 386 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.36% 3.31% 4.95%
As % of the General category 5.81% 5.59% 8.03%
Number of salaries quoted 322 357 759
City of London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £105,000 £107,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +3.57% +3.70%

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 5924 6906 10472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 57.94% 59.29% 61.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5342 6303 9054
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +3.84%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Investment Banking in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 344 (100.00%) Banking
2 251 (72.97%) Finance
3 154 (44.77%) Java
4 126 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (25.00%) SQL
6 66 (19.19%) C#
7 65 (18.90%) Front Office
8 56 (16.28%) Oracle
9 49 (14.24%) Python
10 48 (13.95%) Equities
10 48 (13.95%) TDD
11 41 (11.92%) Degree
12 37 (10.76%) SQL Server
12 37 (10.76%) Microsoft
13 36 (10.47%) OO
13 36 (10.47%) Project Management
13 36 (10.47%) Multithreading
14 35 (10.17%) Unix
15 33 (9.59%) Linux
15 33 (9.59%) Fintech
16 30 (8.72%) Low Latency
16 30 (8.72%) Windows
16 30 (8.72%) .NET
17 29 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
18 28 (8.14%) Spring
19 27 (7.85%) Scala
19 27 (7.85%) Data Modelling
19 27 (7.85%) AngularJS
20 26 (7.56%) Greenfield Project
21 25 (7.27%) C++

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 14 (4.07%) Jetty
2 11 (3.20%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.03%) MQSeries
5 6 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.16%) IIS
7 3 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.58%) Apache
8 2 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.58%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.29%) Confluence
9 1 (0.29%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.29%) GemFire
9 1 (0.29%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (4.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.45%) Actimize
2 3 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (4.07%) Office 365
2 7 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.45%) PaaS
4 3 (0.87%) IaaS
5 2 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.58%) GitHub
5 2 (0.58%) npm
5 2 (0.58%) SaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.20%) Wireless
2 6 (1.74%) Unified Communications
3 5 (1.45%) VPN
4 3 (0.87%) Telepresence
5 2 (0.58%) Broadband
5 2 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.58%) Firewall
5 2 (0.58%) FIX Connectivity
5 2 (0.58%) Internet
5 2 (0.58%) LAN
5 2 (0.58%) Skype
5 2 (0.58%) WAN
5 2 (0.58%) WebEx
6 1 (0.29%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.29%) IPsec
6 1 (0.29%) MPLS
6 1 (0.29%) OSPF
6 1 (0.29%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.76%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.81%) Big Data
3 18 (5.23%) Hadoop
4 16 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.62%) MySQL
5 9 (2.62%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (2.03%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.03%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (1.74%) MS Access
8 6 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.16%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.87%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.87%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.58%) Flink
11 2 (0.58%) HBase
11 2 (0.58%) KDB
Development Applications
1 19 (5.52%) Maven
2 16 (4.65%) JIRA
3 8 (2.33%) Eclipse
3 8 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.33%) MSTest
4 6 (1.74%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.74%) Subversion
5 5 (1.45%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.45%) JUnit
6 3 (0.87%) Jasmine
6 3 (0.87%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.87%) webpack
7 2 (0.58%) Ant
7 2 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.58%) Babel
7 2 (0.58%) gulp
7 2 (0.58%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.58%) Mockito
7 2 (0.58%) Moq
7 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 344 (100.00%) Banking
2 251 (72.97%) Finance
3 65 (18.90%) Front Office
4 22 (6.40%) Financial Institution
5 15 (4.36%) Back Office
6 9 (2.62%) Advertising
7 7 (2.03%) Legal
7 7 (2.03%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.16%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.87%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.58%) Retail
10 2 (0.58%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.29%) Law
11 1 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 150 (43.60%) Developer
2 89 (25.87%) Java Developer
3 85 (24.71%) Analyst
4 62 (18.02%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 60 (17.44%) Senior Developer
6 35 (10.17%) Business Analyst
7 33 (9.59%) Senior Java Developer
8 30 (8.72%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
9 27 (7.85%) Banking Analyst
10 21 (6.10%) Junior
10 21 (6.10%) Support Analyst
11 20 (5.81%) Python Developer
12 17 (4.94%) C# Developer
12 17 (4.94%) Junior Developer
13 16 (4.65%) Core Java Developer
13 16 (4.65%) Junior Java Developer
14 15 (4.36%) Applications Support
15 13 (3.78%) .NET Developer
15 13 (3.78%) Applications Support Analyst
16 12 (3.49%) Credit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.72%) .NET
2 28 (8.14%) Spring
3 27 (7.85%) AngularJS
4 25 (7.27%) Hibernate
5 19 (5.52%) XML
6 18 (5.23%) REST
7 16 (4.65%) FIX Protocol
8 15 (4.36%) Apache Camel
8 15 (4.36%) ASP.NET
8 15 (4.36%) HTML
8 15 (4.36%) JPA
9 14 (4.07%) Apache CXF
9 14 (4.07%) Guava
10 13 (3.78%) Guice
11 12 (3.49%) HTML5
12 11 (3.20%) Angular 2
12 11 (3.20%) J2EE
13 10 (2.91%) .NET Framework
13 10 (2.91%) Middleware
14 9 (2.62%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.95%) Equities
2 33 (9.59%) Fintech
3 26 (7.56%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 23 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (6.40%) Computer Science
7 18 (5.23%) Fixed Income
8 17 (4.94%) Hedge funds
8 17 (4.94%) User Experience
9 16 (4.65%) Derivative
10 11 (3.20%) Management Information System
11 9 (2.62%) Credit Risk
11 9 (2.62%) Data Centre
12 7 (2.03%) Data Structures
12 7 (2.03%) Equity Derivative
12 7 (2.03%) SWIFT
13 6 (1.74%) Clustering
13 6 (1.74%) Market Risk
13 6 (1.74%) Replication
13 6 (1.74%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.17%) Unix
2 33 (9.59%) Linux
3 30 (8.72%) Windows
4 14 (4.07%) Windows 7
5 10 (2.91%) Windows 10
6 7 (2.03%) Solaris
7 6 (1.74%) AIX
8 5 (1.45%) Android
9 4 (1.16%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (36.63%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (13.95%) TDD
3 36 (10.47%) Multithreading
3 36 (10.47%) OO
3 36 (10.47%) Project Management
4 30 (8.72%) Low Latency
5 29 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (7.85%) Data Modelling
7 23 (6.69%) MVC
8 22 (6.40%) Business Analysis
8 22 (6.40%) ITIL
8 22 (6.40%) Risk Management
9 21 (6.10%) Asset Management
10 19 (5.52%) Concurrent Programming
11 18 (5.23%) Mentoring
12 17 (4.94%) Financial Modelling
12 17 (4.94%) Microservices
12 17 (4.94%) Wealth Management
13 16 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (4.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 154 (44.77%) Java
2 86 (25.00%) SQL
3 66 (19.19%) C#
4 49 (14.24%) Python
5 27 (7.85%) Scala
6 25 (7.27%) C++
6 25 (7.27%) JavaScript
7 15 (4.36%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.20%) VBA
9 10 (2.91%) PowerShell
9 10 (2.91%) R
10 9 (2.62%) MATLAB
10 9 (2.62%) VB
11 6 (1.74%) C
11 6 (1.74%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.74%) VBScript
12 5 (1.45%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.16%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.58%) ES6
14 2 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (11.92%) Degree
2 7 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.45%) CCNP
5 4 (1.16%) CCIE
6 2 (0.58%) CCIE Collaboration
6 2 (0.58%) CCNA
6 2 (0.58%) CCNP Voice
6 2 (0.58%) CCVP
6 2 (0.58%) CISA
6 2 (0.58%) CISM
6 2 (0.58%) CISSP
6 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.58%) PMP
6 2 (0.58%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.29%) GIAC
7 1 (0.29%) IIBA
7 1 (0.29%) IISP
7 1 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.29%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.91%) MiFID
1 10 (2.91%) SLA
2 8 (2.33%) QA
3 6 (1.74%) SEPA
4 5 (1.45%) Basel III
5 3 (0.87%) ISO 15022
5 3 (0.87%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (2.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.87%) vSphere
3 1 (0.29%) GridGain
3 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (2.62%) SCCM
2 6 (1.74%) Perfmon
3 5 (1.45%) Puppet
4 4 (1.16%) Ansible
5 3 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.58%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.58%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.29%) Control-M
7 1 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 56 (16.28%) Oracle
2 37 (10.76%) Microsoft
3 19 (5.52%) Reuters
4 15 (4.36%) Bloomberg
4 15 (4.36%) Citrix
5 12 (3.49%) Cisco
6 11 (3.20%) Sybase
7 8 (2.33%) Calypso
8 7 (2.03%) HP
8 7 (2.03%) Murex
9 6 (1.74%) FactSet
10 5 (1.45%) Fidessa
10 5 (1.45%) MobileIron
11 4 (1.16%) Apple
11 4 (1.16%) Charles River
11 4 (1.16%) IBM
11 4 (1.16%) VMware
12 3 (0.87%) Canon
12 3 (0.87%) Informatica
12 3 (0.87%) Tableau