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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 100 59
Rank change year-on-year +18 -41  
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 173 190 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.36% 2.99% 4.18%
As % of the General category 6.12% 4.99% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 160 173 384
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +4.54%  

Investment Banking is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2826 3808 6024
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 54.91% 59.98% 57.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2483 3461 5017
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Investment Banking as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Investment Banking in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 340 (100.00%) Banking
2 240 (70.59%) Finance
3 126 (37.06%) Java
4 115 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (30.88%) Front Office
6 74 (21.76%) Fintech
7 72 (21.18%) SQL
8 70 (20.59%) Unix
9 60 (17.65%) Degree
10 57 (16.76%) Multithreading
11 51 (15.00%) C#
12 50 (14.71%) Risk Management
13 47 (13.82%) Data Management
14 44 (12.94%) Equities
14 44 (12.94%) Linux
14 44 (12.94%) Python
14 44 (12.94%) Low Latency
15 41 (12.06%) TDD
15 41 (12.06%) JIRA
16 40 (11.76%) Legal
17 37 (10.88%) SDLC
18 36 (10.59%) .NET
19 35 (10.29%) XML
20 34 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 33 (9.71%) Microsoft Excel
21 33 (9.71%) Oracle
21 33 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
22 32 (9.41%) Spring
22 32 (9.41%) C++
23 28 (8.24%) SQL Server

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 (1.76%) Confluence
2 4 (1.18%) nginx
3 3 (0.88%) Apache
3 3 (0.88%) IIS
3 3 (0.88%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.59%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.29%) DataSynapse
5 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.29%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (9.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (2.35%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.59%) InVision
4 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.59%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.29%) Actimize
2 1 (0.29%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.29%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.06%) GitHub
2 4 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (1.18%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.29%) IaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Office 365
4 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.18%) LAN
1 4 (1.18%) WAN
2 3 (0.88%) VPN
3 2 (0.59%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (0.59%) Firewall
3 2 (0.59%) NAS
3 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.29%) DHCP
4 1 (0.29%) DNS
4 1 (0.29%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.29%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.29%) LDAP
4 1 (0.29%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.29%) Network Security
4 1 (0.29%) Skype
4 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.24%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.47%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.65%) Big Data
4 8 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.35%) Hadoop
4 8 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.06%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.76%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.88%) HBase
9 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.88%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.88%) Redis
10 2 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.59%) DB2
10 2 (0.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (12.06%) JIRA
2 22 (6.47%) Maven
3 21 (6.18%) Jenkins
4 13 (3.82%) Subversion
5 8 (2.35%) IntelliJ
5 8 (2.35%) JUnit
6 6 (1.76%) Gradle
7 5 (1.47%) Ant
7 5 (1.47%) Mockito
7 5 (1.47%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.18%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.18%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.18%) Grunt
8 4 (1.18%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.18%) Protractor
8 4 (1.18%) webpack
9 3 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.88%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.88%) NSubstitute
9 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 340 (100.00%) Banking
2 240 (70.59%) Finance
3 105 (30.88%) Front Office
4 40 (11.76%) Legal
5 23 (6.76%) Advertising
6 16 (4.71%) Back Office
7 15 (4.41%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.76%) Law
8 6 (1.76%) Private Banking
9 3 (0.88%) French Language
10 2 (0.59%) Electronics
10 2 (0.59%) Retail
10 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.29%) International Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Marketing
11 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 141 (41.47%) Developer
2 96 (28.24%) Analyst
3 78 (22.94%) Java Developer
4 52 (15.29%) Business Analyst
5 40 (11.76%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 33 (9.71%) Banking Analyst
7 28 (8.24%) Junior
8 23 (6.76%) C# Developer
9 19 (5.59%) Junior Developer
10 18 (5.29%) Applications Support
10 18 (5.29%) Core Java Developer
10 18 (5.29%) Technical Analyst
11 17 (5.00%) Senior Developer
12 16 (4.71%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 16 (4.71%) Junior Java Developer
12 16 (4.71%) Project Manager
12 16 (4.71%) Support Analyst
13 13 (3.82%) Technical Business Analyst
14 12 (3.53%) Applications Support Analyst
14 12 (3.53%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (10.59%) .NET
2 35 (10.29%) XML
3 32 (9.41%) Spring
4 22 (6.47%) FIX Protocol
5 18 (5.29%) HTML
5 18 (5.29%) J2SE
5 18 (5.29%) Java SE
6 17 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 17 (5.00%) JMS
7 13 (3.82%) HTML5
7 13 (3.82%) WPF
8 12 (3.53%) XSD
9 11 (3.24%) Middleware
10 10 (2.94%) Hibernate
11 9 (2.65%) ASP.NET
11 9 (2.65%) FpML
12 8 (2.35%) jQuery
13 7 (2.06%) Java EE
13 7 (2.06%) REST
14 6 (1.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 74 (21.76%) Fintech
2 44 (12.94%) Equities
3 34 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 25 (7.35%) Fixed Income
5 20 (5.88%) Credit Risk
6 19 (5.59%) Market Risk
7 18 (5.29%) Derivative
8 17 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (3.53%) Hedge funds
10 11 (3.24%) User Experience
11 10 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
12 9 (2.65%) Computer Science
13 8 (2.35%) Data Centre
13 8 (2.35%) Reference Data
13 8 (2.35%) Swaptions
14 6 (1.76%) Equity Derivative
15 5 (1.47%) Client/Server
16 4 (1.18%) Algorithms
16 4 (1.18%) Blackberry
17 3 (0.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 70 (20.59%) Unix
2 44 (12.94%) Linux
3 26 (7.65%) Windows
4 13 (3.82%) Solaris
5 10 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (2.06%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.18%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.88%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (16.76%) Multithreading
3 50 (14.71%) Risk Management
4 47 (13.82%) Data Management
5 44 (12.94%) Low Latency
6 41 (12.06%) TDD
7 37 (10.88%) SDLC
8 33 (9.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 25 (7.35%) Asset Management
10 24 (7.06%) OO
11 19 (5.59%) Business Analysis
11 19 (5.59%) Concurrent Programming
12 17 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
13 16 (4.71%) Financial Modelling
14 15 (4.41%) ITIL
15 14 (4.12%) Presales
15 14 (4.12%) Software Engineering
15 14 (4.12%) Wealth Management
16 13 (3.82%) Data Analysis
16 13 (3.82%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 126 (37.06%) Java
2 72 (21.18%) SQL
3 51 (15.00%) C#
4 44 (12.94%) Python
5 32 (9.41%) C++
6 26 (7.65%) JavaScript
7 18 (5.29%) VBA
8 15 (4.41%) Scala
9 12 (3.53%) C
10 11 (3.24%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.06%) F#
12 6 (1.76%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.47%) Perl
13 5 (1.47%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.88%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.88%) R
15 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.59%) Haskell
15 2 (0.59%) Ruby
16 1 (0.29%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 60 (17.65%) Degree
2 11 (3.24%) PhD
3 7 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.18%) CCNA
5 4 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.18%) OCMJD
5 4 (1.18%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.88%) MCSA
6 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.59%) CISA
7 2 (0.59%) CRISC
7 2 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.59%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.59%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.24%) MiFID
2 8 (2.35%) ISO 20022
3 7 (2.06%) ISO 15022
4 5 (1.47%) PMO
4 5 (1.47%) QA
5 4 (1.18%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.59%) Basel III
6 2 (0.59%) SEPA
6 2 (0.59%) SLA
7 1 (0.29%) Basel II
7 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (3.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.47%) Docker
3 2 (0.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.29%) NFS
4 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.29%) vSphere
4 1 (0.29%) XenApp
4 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (5.29%) Ansible
2 12 (3.53%) Puppet
3 10 (2.94%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (9.71%) Oracle
2 27 (7.94%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.88%) TIBCO
4 10 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 10 (2.94%) Sybase
5 9 (2.65%) HP
5 9 (2.65%) SaltStack
6 7 (2.06%) Cisco
6 7 (2.06%) Citrix
7 6 (1.76%) Murex
8 5 (1.47%) Barracuda Networks
8 5 (1.47%) BMC
8 5 (1.47%) Calypso
8 5 (1.47%) VMware
9 4 (1.18%) Charles River
9 4 (1.18%) Google
9 4 (1.18%) Sun
10 3 (0.88%) GoldenSource
10 3 (0.88%) Perforce
10 3 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Cititec
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £115000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000k base & excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + plus very large package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + plus very large package and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £90,000 - £114,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Salary: £40000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £125000 - £130000 per annum + plus large package (30% of base)+ bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Allegis Group
Salary: OTE
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Salary: £80000 - £125000 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago