Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 84 97
Rank change year-on-year -71 +13 -38
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 227 353 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.08% 3.47% 3.20%
As % of the General category 3.70% 6.26% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 199 324 384
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +3.70%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,750 £40,750
90th Percentile £108,750 £113,375 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £62,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.71% +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 6,138 5,637 7,933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 56.13% 55.36% 61.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5,448 5,026 7,237
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Investment Banking in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 227 (100.00%) Banking
2 132 (58.15%) Finance
3 109 (48.02%) Java
4 82 (36.12%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (33.04%) SQL
6 51 (22.47%) Degree
7 49 (21.59%) Front Office
8 48 (21.15%) C#
9 47 (20.70%) Computer Science
10 45 (19.82%) TDD
11 39 (17.18%) SQL Server
12 36 (15.86%) DevOps
13 35 (15.42%) .NET
13 35 (15.42%) Spring
14 33 (14.54%) JavaScript
14 33 (14.54%) Python
15 32 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
16 29 (12.78%) Maven
16 29 (12.78%) Multithreading
17 27 (11.89%) Fintech
18 26 (11.45%) Risk Management
18 26 (11.45%) Oracle
19 25 (11.01%) Linux
20 24 (10.57%) Windows
20 24 (10.57%) Fixed Income
20 24 (10.57%) BDD
20 24 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
20 24 (10.57%) Java 8
20 24 (10.57%) Greenfield Project
21 22 (9.69%) Microsoft

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 10 (4.41%) WebLogic
2 9 (3.96%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.76%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.32%) CMS
4 3 (1.32%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.88%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.88%) JBoss
5 2 (0.88%) JCAPS
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.44%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.44%) IIS
6 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.44%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Endur
2 2 (0.88%) Eikon
2 2 (0.88%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.44%) RMDS
3 1 (0.44%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.44%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (0.88%) Datadog
3 2 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.88%) Office 365
3 2 (0.88%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.29%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.96%) Firewall
3 4 (1.76%) Multicast
4 3 (1.32%) HTTP
5 2 (0.88%) DNS
5 2 (0.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (0.88%) FIX Connectivity
5 2 (0.88%) FTP
5 2 (0.88%) LAN
5 2 (0.88%) VoIP
5 2 (0.88%) VPN
6 1 (0.44%) BGP
6 1 (0.44%) DHCP
6 1 (0.44%) DMZ
6 1 (0.44%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.44%) OSPF
6 1 (0.44%) VLAN
6 1 (0.44%) WAN
6 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.18%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.93%) Big Data
3 14 (6.17%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.64%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.20%) DB2
5 5 (2.20%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.20%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.32%) Blockchain
6 3 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.32%) KDB
6 3 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.32%) MS Access
6 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.88%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (0.88%) Flink
7 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (12.78%) Maven
2 16 (7.05%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.96%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.08%) Eclipse
5 6 (2.64%) JUnit
6 5 (2.20%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.76%) Ant
7 4 (1.76%) JIRA
7 4 (1.76%) Subversion
8 2 (0.88%) Babel
8 2 (0.88%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.88%) JSUnit
8 2 (0.88%) Mocha
8 2 (0.88%) Moq
8 2 (0.88%) NUnit
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.88%) QUnit
8 2 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.88%) webpack
General
1 227 (100.00%) Banking
2 132 (58.15%) Finance
3 49 (21.59%) Front Office
4 12 (5.29%) Financial Institution
5 8 (3.52%) Advertising
6 6 (2.64%) Back Office
7 5 (2.20%) Legal
8 2 (0.88%) Marketing
8 2 (0.88%) Retail
8 2 (0.88%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 116 (51.10%) Developer
2 53 (23.35%) Java Developer
3 34 (14.98%) Analyst
4 23 (10.13%) C# Developer
5 15 (6.61%) .NET Developer
6 14 (6.17%) Applications Support
6 14 (6.17%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 14 (6.17%) Python Developer
6 14 (6.17%) Support Analyst
7 13 (5.73%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (5.29%) Applications Support Analyst
8 12 (5.29%) Business Analyst
8 12 (5.29%) Graduate
8 12 (5.29%) Junior
8 12 (5.29%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.41%) IT Manager
10 9 (3.96%) Graduate Developer
10 9 (3.96%) Junior Developer
10 9 (3.96%) Quantitative Developer
10 9 (3.96%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.42%) .NET
1 35 (15.42%) Spring
2 17 (7.49%) AngularJS
3 15 (6.61%) Kafka
3 15 (6.61%) REST
4 12 (5.29%) Middleware
4 12 (5.29%) Node.js
5 11 (4.85%) ASP.NET
5 11 (4.85%) HTML
5 11 (4.85%) jQuery
6 10 (4.41%) FIX Protocol
6 10 (4.41%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (4.41%) WPF
7 9 (3.96%) .NET Framework
7 9 (3.96%) RESTful
7 9 (3.96%) XML
8 8 (3.52%) Dropwizard
8 8 (3.52%) Hibernate
8 8 (3.52%) J2EE
8 8 (3.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (20.70%) Computer Science
2 27 (11.89%) Fintech
3 24 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (10.57%) Fixed Income
3 24 (10.57%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (9.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (8.81%) Derivative
6 18 (7.93%) Equities
7 16 (7.05%) Hedge funds
8 15 (6.61%) Data Structures
9 10 (4.41%) Algorithms
9 10 (4.41%) Data Centre
9 10 (4.41%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (2.20%) User Experience
11 4 (1.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 3 (1.32%) Clustering
12 3 (1.32%) Credit Derivative
12 3 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.88%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.01%) Linux
2 24 (10.57%) Windows
3 21 (9.25%) Unix
4 8 (3.52%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.20%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.76%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.32%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (36.12%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (19.82%) TDD
3 36 (15.86%) DevOps
4 32 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (12.78%) Multithreading
6 26 (11.45%) Risk Management
7 24 (10.57%) BDD
8 20 (8.81%) Software Engineering
9 19 (8.37%) Investment Management
9 19 (8.37%) Mathematics
9 19 (8.37%) SDLC
10 18 (7.93%) Information Security
11 17 (7.49%) Concurrent Programming
11 17 (7.49%) Cybersecurity
11 17 (7.49%) OO
12 16 (7.05%) E-Commerce
12 16 (7.05%) ITIL
12 16 (7.05%) Low Latency
12 16 (7.05%) Microservices
12 16 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (48.02%) Java
2 75 (33.04%) SQL
3 48 (21.15%) C#
4 33 (14.54%) JavaScript
4 33 (14.54%) Python
5 24 (10.57%) Java 8
6 20 (8.81%) C++
6 20 (8.81%) Scala
7 16 (7.05%) Shell Script
8 12 (5.29%) Kotlin
9 11 (4.85%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.96%) Bash Shell
11 7 (3.08%) Korn
12 4 (1.76%) ES6
12 4 (1.76%) Perl
12 4 (1.76%) R
13 3 (1.32%) ANSI SQL
13 3 (1.32%) C
13 3 (1.32%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 51 (22.47%) Degree
2 21 (9.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (6.17%) CISSP
4 11 (4.85%) CISM
4 11 (4.85%) CRISC
5 7 (3.08%) CISA
6 5 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.20%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (1.32%) CCNP
7 3 (1.32%) CEH
7 3 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.32%) CISMP
7 3 (1.32%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (1.32%) GIAC
8 1 (0.44%) CCSE
8 1 (0.44%) CCSP
8 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (2.20%) QA
2 4 (1.76%) COBIT
2 4 (1.76%) MiFID
3 3 (1.32%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (1.32%) SLA
4 2 (0.88%) GCP
4 2 (0.88%) GDPR
4 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.44%) EMIR
5 1 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.96%) Docker
3 4 (1.76%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (3.52%) Ansible
1 8 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.08%) Control-M
2 7 (3.08%) SCCM
3 5 (2.20%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (1.76%) Puppet
5 3 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.88%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.88%) logstash
6 2 (0.88%) Terraform
7 1 (0.44%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.44%) Cacti
7 1 (0.44%) Grafana
7 1 (0.44%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 26 (11.45%) Oracle
2 22 (9.69%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.96%) Bloomberg
4 8 (3.52%) Sybase
5 7 (3.08%) Charles River
5 7 (3.08%) Citrix
5 7 (3.08%) IBM
6 6 (2.64%) HP
7 5 (2.20%) Splunk
7 5 (2.20%) Sun
8 4 (1.76%) Calypso
8 4 (1.76%) Cisco
8 4 (1.76%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.76%) VMware
9 3 (1.32%) Apple
9 3 (1.32%) Google
9 3 (1.32%) Informatica
9 3 (1.32%) Murex
9 3 (1.32%) OpenLink
9 3 (1.32%) Reuters