Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 129 230 155
Rank change year-on-year +101 -75 -72
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 103 103 226
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.04% 1.01% 2.06%
As % of the General category 4.07% 2.00% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 103 90 202
Median annual salary £80,000 £71,250 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.28% -5.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £63,750 £49,750 £42,625
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,250 £107,250
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +20.00%

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 2,529 5,153 6,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.02% 50.36% 57.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,225 4,544 5,582
Median annual salary £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.66% +1.92% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,110 £37,500 £37,000
90th Percentile £106,250 £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 7 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Investment Banking in the City of London

Investment Banking
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the City of London region over the 6 months to 7 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 1 £85,000 -
Investment Banking
Central London

For the 6 months to 7 August 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Banking
2 64 (62.14%) Finance
3 45 (43.69%) Java
4 33 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (22.33%) Python
6 22 (21.36%) TDD
6 22 (21.36%) Scrum
7 19 (18.45%) AngularJS
8 18 (17.48%) Front Office
8 18 (17.48%) Unix
9 16 (15.53%) JavaScript
9 16 (15.53%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (14.56%) Microservices
10 15 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (13.59%) PowerShell
11 14 (13.59%) Jenkins
11 14 (13.59%) SQL
12 13 (12.62%) Scala
12 13 (12.62%) AWS
12 13 (12.62%) Mentoring
13 12 (11.65%) DevOps
13 12 (11.65%) Kotlin
13 12 (11.65%) Critical Thinking
13 12 (11.65%) Kanban
13 12 (11.65%) Network Security
13 12 (11.65%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (10.68%) Cisco
14 11 (10.68%) C#
14 11 (10.68%) Git (software)
14 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills

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 (1.94%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (1.94%) MQSeries
1 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.97%) Apache
2 1 (0.97%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.62%) AWS
2 10 (9.71%) Azure
3 2 (1.94%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.94%) SaaS
4 1 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.97%) GCP
4 1 (0.97%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 1 (0.97%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.65%) Network Security
2 9 (8.74%) Firewall
3 5 (4.85%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (4.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (4.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (4.85%) SNMP
4 4 (3.88%) LAN
4 4 (3.88%) WAN
5 3 (2.91%) SSL
5 3 (2.91%) VPN
5 3 (2.91%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.94%) HTTP
7 1 (0.97%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.97%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.80%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.85%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.88%) Big Data
5 2 (1.94%) Hazelcast
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.97%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.97%) KDB
Development Applications
1 14 (13.59%) Jenkins
2 11 (10.68%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.74%) TeamCity
4 6 (5.83%) JIRA
5 5 (4.85%) GitLab
5 5 (4.85%) Gradle
5 5 (4.85%) Maven
6 4 (3.88%) VersionOne
7 2 (1.94%) Subversion
8 1 (0.97%) Zephyr
General
1 103 (100.00%) Banking
2 64 (62.14%) Finance
3 18 (17.48%) Front Office
4 10 (9.71%) Games
5 5 (4.85%) Marketing
6 4 (3.88%) Advertising
6 4 (3.88%) Retail
6 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.94%) Back Office
7 2 (1.94%) Legal
8 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.97%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (46.60%) Developer
2 23 (22.33%) Java Developer
3 13 (12.62%) Network Engineer
3 13 (12.62%) Senior Developer
4 12 (11.65%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (11.65%) Security Engineer
5 11 (10.68%) Java Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) Architect
7 8 (7.77%) Analyst
7 8 (7.77%) Core Java Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (5.83%) Python Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.85%) Scala Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Senior Architect
9 5 (4.85%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Senior Python Developer
10 4 (3.88%) CloudOps Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Senior Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.45%) AngularJS
2 10 (9.71%) Spring
3 9 (8.74%) Web Services
4 8 (7.77%) HTML
4 8 (7.77%) Spring Boot
5 7 (6.80%) CSS
6 6 (5.83%) .NET
7 5 (4.85%) 802.1X
7 5 (4.85%) Django
7 5 (4.85%) Flask
7 5 (4.85%) FpML
7 5 (4.85%) JSON
7 5 (4.85%) Node.js
7 5 (4.85%) XML
8 4 (3.88%) Kafka
8 4 (3.88%) RESTful
9 3 (2.91%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.91%) React
9 3 (2.91%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.74%) Fixed Income
3 7 (6.80%) Credit Risk
4 6 (5.83%) Derivative
4 6 (5.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (5.83%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 6 (5.83%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.85%) Equities
5 5 (4.85%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.88%) Private Cloud
6 4 (3.88%) Robotics
6 4 (3.88%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.91%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.91%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 3 (2.91%) Market Risk
7 3 (2.91%) OTC Derivatives
7 3 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.94%) BYOD
8 2 (1.94%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.48%) Unix
2 10 (9.71%) Linux
3 8 (7.77%) Windows
4 4 (3.88%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.91%) Solaris
5 3 (2.91%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.04%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.36%) Scrum
2 22 (21.36%) TDD
3 16 (15.53%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (14.56%) Microservices
5 13 (12.62%) Mentoring
6 12 (11.65%) Critical Thinking
6 12 (11.65%) DevOps
6 12 (11.65%) Kanban
7 10 (9.71%) BDD
7 10 (9.71%) Issue Tracking
7 10 (9.71%) Prototyping
7 10 (9.71%) Time Management
8 8 (7.77%) Fintech
8 8 (7.77%) Infrastructure as Code
8 8 (7.77%) Investment Management
8 8 (7.77%) Network Virtualisation
8 8 (7.77%) Software-Defined Architecture
9 6 (5.83%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (43.69%) Java
2 23 (22.33%) Python
3 16 (15.53%) JavaScript
4 14 (13.59%) PowerShell
4 14 (13.59%) SQL
5 13 (12.62%) Scala
6 12 (11.65%) Kotlin
7 11 (10.68%) C#
8 8 (7.77%) Java 8
9 5 (4.85%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.88%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.88%) TypeScript
11 3 (2.91%) C++
12 2 (1.94%) Clojure
12 2 (1.94%) R
12 2 (1.94%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.97%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.97%) SOQL
13 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (11.65%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (9.71%) Degree
3 5 (4.85%) CCNP
4 4 (3.88%) CCNA
4 4 (3.88%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (2.91%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (2.91%) CCSP
5 3 (2.91%) CISM
5 3 (2.91%) CISSP
5 3 (2.91%) CREST Certified
5 3 (2.91%) GCFA
5 3 (2.91%) GCIA
5 3 (2.91%) GCIH
6 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.97%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.97%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.97%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) COBIT
1 3 (2.91%) NIST
2 2 (1.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.97%) EMIR
3 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.88%) Ansible
2 4 (3.88%) Puppet
3 3 (2.91%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.97%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 11 (10.68%) Cisco
2 9 (8.74%) Oracle
3 8 (7.77%) F5
4 6 (5.83%) Palo Alto
5 5 (4.85%) CheckPoint
5 5 (4.85%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.88%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (3.88%) Sun
6 4 (3.88%) VMware
7 2 (1.94%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.97%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.97%) Charles River
8 1 (0.97%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.97%) HP
8 1 (0.97%) Kofax
8 1 (0.97%) Murex
8 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.97%) Solace