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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 20 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 173 166 139
Rank change year-on-year -7 -27 +71
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 116 74 139
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.57% 1.48% 1.95%
As % of the General category 2.47% 2.41% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 101 59 128
10th Percentile £56,250 £59,750 £55,575
25th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £80,000 £83,750
Median % change year-on-year - -4.48% +19.64%
75th Percentile £110,000 £115,000 £106,250
90th Percentile £126,250 £126,250 £112,500
Central London median annual salary £81,250 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +1.56% - +14.29%

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 4,687 3,068 4,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 63.43% 61.36% 60.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,656 2,689 3,791
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £53,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +7.41% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £86,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £107,650 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year - +7.41% +3.85%

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 20 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Investment Banking in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Banking
2 60 (51.72%) Finance
3 42 (36.21%) Java
4 35 (30.17%) Front Office
4 35 (30.17%) Social Skills
5 30 (25.86%) Agile
6 28 (24.14%) Asset Management
6 28 (24.14%) Fixed Income
7 23 (19.83%) Python
8 22 (18.97%) SQL
8 22 (18.97%) Degree
9 20 (17.24%) Equities
10 18 (15.52%) Financial Institution
11 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
12 16 (13.79%) Oracle
12 16 (13.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 16 (13.79%) Derivative
13 15 (12.93%) Corporate Banking
13 15 (12.93%) Data Protection
14 14 (12.07%) Incident Management
14 14 (12.07%) Presentation Skills
15 13 (11.21%) Legal
15 13 (11.21%) Bloomberg
15 13 (11.21%) Azure
16 12 (10.34%) Hedge funds
16 12 (10.34%) Microsoft
16 12 (10.34%) Service Delivery
17 11 (9.48%) GDPR
17 11 (9.48%) Advertising
17 11 (9.48%) 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 8 (6.90%) IBM Notes
2 6 (5.17%) Confluence
3 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.72%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.86%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.72%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.86%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.21%) Azure
2 7 (6.03%) AWS
3 4 (3.45%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.72%) Azure Stack
4 2 (1.72%) GCP
4 2 (1.72%) npm
5 1 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.86%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.86%) CloudBees
5 1 (0.86%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.86%) Serverless
5 1 (0.86%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.90%) NAS
1 8 (6.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.62%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.45%) Power BI
4 4 (3.45%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.72%) MySQL
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.72%) Power Query
7 1 (0.86%) DB2
7 1 (0.86%) Flink
7 1 (0.86%) GIS
7 1 (0.86%) HBase
7 1 (0.86%) OLAP
7 1 (0.86%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 8 (6.90%) JIRA
2 7 (6.03%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.72%) Selenium
3 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.86%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.86%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.86%) CircleCI
4 1 (0.86%) Cypress.io
4 1 (0.86%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.86%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.86%) Protractor
4 1 (0.86%) webpack
General
1 116 (100.00%) Banking
2 60 (51.72%) Finance
3 35 (30.17%) Front Office
3 35 (30.17%) Social Skills
4 18 (15.52%) Financial Institution
5 15 (12.93%) Corporate Banking
6 14 (12.07%) Presentation Skills
7 13 (11.21%) Legal
8 11 (9.48%) Advertising
9 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (6.90%) Telecoms
10 5 (4.31%) Back Office
10 5 (4.31%) Organisational Skills
11 3 (2.59%) Japanese Language
11 3 (2.59%) Retail
12 2 (1.72%) French Language
12 2 (1.72%) Marketing
13 1 (0.86%) International Banking
13 1 (0.86%) Law
13 1 (0.86%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 33 (28.45%) Developer
2 19 (16.38%) Java Developer
3 18 (15.52%) Analyst
4 14 (12.07%) Front Office Developer
5 12 (10.34%) Desktop Support
5 12 (10.34%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 10 (8.62%) Business Analyst
7 9 (7.76%) Java Engineer
8 8 (6.90%) FIX Specialist
8 8 (6.90%) Support Engineer
8 8 (6.90%) Support Specialist
8 8 (6.90%) Unix Specialist
8 8 (6.90%) Unix Support
8 8 (6.90%) Unix Support Specialist
9 7 (6.03%) Algorithm Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Lead Developer
10 5 (4.31%) Senior Developer
11 4 (3.45%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.48%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (5.17%) REST
3 5 (4.31%) .NET
3 5 (4.31%) Spring
3 5 (4.31%) Spring Boot
4 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.45%) Kafka
4 4 (3.45%) React
5 3 (2.59%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.59%) GraphQL
5 3 (2.59%) Web Services
6 2 (1.72%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.72%) CSS
6 2 (1.72%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.72%) JMS
6 2 (1.72%) LINQ
6 2 (1.72%) Node.js
6 2 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (1.72%) SOAP
6 2 (1.72%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (24.14%) Fixed Income
2 20 (17.24%) Equities
3 16 (13.79%) Derivative
3 16 (13.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (10.34%) Hedge funds
5 10 (8.62%) Data Centre
6 8 (6.90%) Blackberry
7 5 (4.31%) Blockchain
7 5 (4.31%) Credit Risk
8 4 (3.45%) Market Risk
8 4 (3.45%) Public Cloud
9 3 (2.59%) Exotic Derivative
9 3 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.72%) CCTV
10 2 (1.72%) Clustering
10 2 (1.72%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.72%) Replication
10 2 (1.72%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.86%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.48%) Windows
2 10 (8.62%) Unix
3 8 (6.90%) Mac OS
3 8 (6.90%) Windows 10
3 8 (6.90%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.31%) Linux
5 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.86%) Agile
2 28 (24.14%) Asset Management
3 15 (12.93%) Data Protection
4 14 (12.07%) Incident Management
5 12 (10.34%) Service Delivery
6 11 (9.48%) ITIL
7 10 (8.62%) Change Management
7 10 (8.62%) Decision-Making
8 9 (7.76%) Analytics
8 9 (7.76%) Order Management
8 9 (7.76%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (7.76%) TDD
9 8 (6.90%) Application Packaging
9 8 (6.90%) Data Analytics
9 8 (6.90%) Inventory Control
9 8 (6.90%) Inventory Management
9 8 (6.90%) Risk Management
10 7 (6.03%) DevOps
10 7 (6.03%) Low Latency
10 7 (6.03%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 42 (36.21%) Java
2 23 (19.83%) Python
3 22 (18.97%) SQL
4 11 (9.48%) C#
5 9 (7.76%) Bash
5 9 (7.76%) Shell Script
6 7 (6.03%) C++
7 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.45%) VB
8 3 (2.59%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.59%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.59%) R
8 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.59%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.72%) VBScript
10 1 (0.86%) Scala
10 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (18.97%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) Master's Degree
2 4 (3.45%) PhD
3 2 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.72%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.48%) GDPR
2 4 (3.45%) MiFID
3 3 (2.59%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (2.59%) EMIR
4 2 (1.72%) PMO
4 2 (1.72%) SLA
5 1 (0.86%) Accessibility
System Software
1 8 (6.90%) Active Directory
1 8 (6.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (7.76%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.59%) Terraform
3 2 (1.72%) Ansible
3 2 (1.72%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.86%) Control-M
4 1 (0.86%) Grafana
4 1 (0.86%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.86%) Packer
4 1 (0.86%) Prometheus
4 1 (0.86%) Rancher
4 1 (0.86%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 16 (13.79%) Oracle
2 13 (11.21%) Bloomberg
3 12 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.90%) Cisco
4 8 (6.90%) Fidessa
4 8 (6.90%) HP
4 8 (6.90%) Lotus
5 5 (4.31%) Reuters
6 4 (3.45%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.59%) Charles River
7 3 (2.59%) Sybase
8 2 (1.72%) BMC
8 2 (1.72%) Citrix
8 2 (1.72%) Murex
8 2 (1.72%) Sparx
8 2 (1.72%) Splunk
9 1 (0.86%) Adobe
9 1 (0.86%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.86%) FIS
9 1 (0.86%) Hortonworks