Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 91 92
Rank change year-on-year -66 +1 -41
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 222 345 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.99% 3.39% 3.36%
As % of the General category 3.85% 5.84% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 194 322 360
City of London median annual salary £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.72% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £32,875 £41,250 £40,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £115,000 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,250 £72,500
% change year-on-year +3.20% -3.10% +3.57%

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 5,760 5,903 6,931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 51.71% 57.99% 59.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5,147 5,308 6,313
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £97,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £63,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.35%

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 13 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Investment Banking in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 222 (100.00%) Banking
2 141 (63.51%) Finance
3 98 (44.14%) Java
4 70 (31.53%) SQL
4 70 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (21.62%) Degree
5 48 (21.62%) Computer Science
6 41 (18.47%) C#
6 41 (18.47%) Python
7 40 (18.02%) JavaScript
8 39 (17.57%) Fintech
9 37 (16.67%) TDD
10 33 (14.86%) Spring
10 33 (14.86%) SQL Server
11 31 (13.96%) .NET
12 29 (13.06%) Multithreading
13 28 (12.61%) Front Office
14 26 (11.71%) Java 8
15 23 (10.36%) Risk Management
15 23 (10.36%) Fixed Income
15 23 (10.36%) Microsoft
15 23 (10.36%) BDD
15 23 (10.36%) R
16 22 (9.91%) AngularJS
16 22 (9.91%) Analytics
16 22 (9.91%) DevOps
16 22 (9.91%) Financial Institution
17 21 (9.46%) MVC
17 21 (9.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 21 (9.46%) Linux

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 12 (5.41%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.60%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.70%) SAS
4 3 (1.35%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.45%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.45%) IIS
6 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.45%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.80%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.45%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.95%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.50%) Firewall
3 3 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (1.35%) Multicast
4 1 (0.45%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.45%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.45%) HTTP
4 1 (0.45%) Internet
4 1 (0.45%) LAN
4 1 (0.45%) WAN
4 1 (0.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 21 (9.46%) Big Data
3 19 (8.56%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.60%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.15%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.25%) QlikView
7 4 (1.80%) Apache Hive
7 4 (1.80%) Power BI
8 3 (1.35%) DB2
8 3 (1.35%) KDB
8 3 (1.35%) Looker
8 3 (1.35%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (7.66%) Maven
2 10 (4.50%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.50%) JUnit
3 4 (1.80%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.35%) Ant
4 3 (1.35%) ClearCase
4 3 (1.35%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.90%) RStudio
5 2 (0.90%) Subversion
5 2 (0.90%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.45%) Gradle
6 1 (0.45%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.45%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.45%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.45%) JSUnit
6 1 (0.45%) QUnit
6 1 (0.45%) Sinon.JS
6 1 (0.45%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.45%) webpack
General
1 222 (100.00%) Banking
2 141 (63.51%) Finance
3 28 (12.61%) Front Office
4 22 (9.91%) Financial Institution
5 9 (4.05%) Back Office
5 9 (4.05%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.35%) Legal
7 2 (0.90%) Advertising
7 2 (0.90%) French Language
7 2 (0.90%) German Language
7 2 (0.90%) Law
8 1 (0.45%) Marketing
8 1 (0.45%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 111 (50.00%) Developer
2 51 (22.97%) Java Developer
3 26 (11.71%) Analyst
4 24 (10.81%) C# Developer
5 22 (9.91%) .NET Developer
5 22 (9.91%) Graduate
6 20 (9.01%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (8.56%) Graduate Developer
8 18 (8.11%) Business Analyst
8 18 (8.11%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 18 (8.11%) Graduate C# .NET Developer
8 18 (8.11%) Graduate C# Developer
8 18 (8.11%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 17 (7.66%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
10 14 (6.31%) Python Developer
11 13 (5.86%) Senior Developer
12 11 (4.95%) Technical Leader
13 10 (4.50%) IT Analyst
14 9 (4.05%) Junior
15 8 (3.60%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (14.86%) Spring
2 31 (13.96%) .NET
3 22 (9.91%) AngularJS
4 19 (8.56%) ASP.NET
4 19 (8.56%) jQuery
5 14 (6.31%) HTML
6 13 (5.86%) Kafka
6 13 (5.86%) RESTful
7 12 (5.41%) Node.js
8 10 (4.50%) CSS
8 10 (4.50%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (4.05%) Natural Language Processing
9 9 (4.05%) REST
9 9 (4.05%) Web Services
9 9 (4.05%) XML
10 8 (3.60%) Dropwizard
10 8 (3.60%) Vert.x
11 6 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
12 5 (2.25%) Middleware
13 4 (1.80%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (21.62%) Computer Science
2 39 (17.57%) Fintech
3 23 (10.36%) Fixed Income
4 21 (9.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (9.01%) Derivative
6 16 (7.21%) Equities
7 15 (6.76%) Hedge funds
8 14 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (4.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 9 (4.05%) Algorithms
10 9 (4.05%) Data Centre
11 8 (3.60%) Data Structures
12 7 (3.15%) Equity Derivative
13 6 (2.70%) Credit Derivative
14 5 (2.25%) Robotics
15 4 (1.80%) Cyberthreat
16 3 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
16 3 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
16 3 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.46%) Linux
2 18 (8.11%) Windows
3 16 (7.21%) Unix
4 7 (3.15%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.80%) Windows 10
5 4 (1.80%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.35%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.35%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (16.67%) TDD
3 29 (13.06%) Multithreading
4 23 (10.36%) BDD
4 23 (10.36%) Risk Management
5 22 (9.91%) Analytics
5 22 (9.91%) DevOps
6 21 (9.46%) Machine Learning
6 21 (9.46%) Microservices
6 21 (9.46%) MVC
7 20 (9.01%) Information Security
7 20 (9.01%) Mathematics
8 19 (8.56%) Web Development
9 18 (8.11%) Concurrent Programming
9 18 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (7.66%) Business Analysis
11 16 (7.21%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (6.76%) E-Commerce
13 14 (6.31%) Software Engineering
13 14 (6.31%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 98 (44.14%) Java
2 70 (31.53%) SQL
3 41 (18.47%) C#
3 41 (18.47%) Python
4 40 (18.02%) JavaScript
5 26 (11.71%) Java 8
6 23 (10.36%) R
7 15 (6.76%) C++
8 13 (5.86%) Scala
9 11 (4.95%) Shell Script
10 10 (4.50%) PowerShell
11 8 (3.60%) Kotlin
12 4 (1.80%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.35%) ES6
13 3 (1.35%) Haskell
13 3 (1.35%) Korn
13 3 (1.35%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.90%) C
14 2 (0.90%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (21.62%) Degree
2 17 (7.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (5.86%) CISSP
3 13 (5.86%) CRISC
4 10 (4.50%) CISM
5 7 (3.15%) CISA
6 6 (2.70%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (1.35%) CCNP
7 3 (1.35%) CEH
7 3 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.35%) CISMP
7 3 (1.35%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (1.35%) GIAC
8 2 (0.90%) PhD
9 1 (0.45%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.45%) MCSE
9 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.70%) COBIT
2 5 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (1.35%) QA
3 3 (1.35%) SLA
4 2 (0.90%) MiFID
5 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.45%) FATCA
5 1 (0.45%) GDPR
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.45%) PMO
5 1 (0.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (3.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.25%) Docker
3 4 (1.80%) VirtualBox
3 4 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.80%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.25%) SCCM
2 4 (1.80%) Ansible
2 4 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.90%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.45%) Control-M
4 1 (0.45%) Grafana
Vendors
1 23 (10.36%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.41%) Oracle
3 9 (4.05%) Tableau
4 6 (2.70%) Calypso
5 5 (2.25%) Bloomberg
5 5 (2.25%) Citrix
5 5 (2.25%) Murex
5 5 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.25%) Splunk
6 4 (1.80%) Ivanti
6 4 (1.80%) VMware
7 3 (1.35%) Alteryx
7 3 (1.35%) Apple
7 3 (1.35%) Cisco
7 3 (1.35%) Dell
7 3 (1.35%) F5
7 3 (1.35%) HP
7 3 (1.35%) ION Trading
8 2 (0.90%) Avaloq
8 2 (0.90%) Informatica