Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 163 166 97
Rank change year-on-year +3 -69 +8
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 158 188 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.74% 1.84% 3.13%
As % of the General category 3.46% 3.61% 5.35%
Number of salaries quoted 147 161 298
City of London median annual salary £77,500 £71,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.15% -5.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £55,350 £28,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £108,500 £105,000 £115,375
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £71,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +5.63% -5.33% +7.14%

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 4,569 5,204 6,135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.42% 50.87% 58.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3,893 4,613 5,508
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +5.69% +2.50%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,400 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +2.56%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 - 3 £120,000 -
Investment Banking
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 158 (100.00%) Banking
2 116 (73.42%) Finance
3 69 (43.67%) Java
4 46 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (24.05%) C#
6 32 (20.25%) SQL
7 31 (19.62%) AWS
7 31 (19.62%) AngularJS
7 31 (19.62%) Problem-Solving
8 29 (18.35%) Microservices
9 27 (17.09%) Front Office
10 26 (16.46%) TDD
11 25 (15.82%) Project Management
12 24 (15.19%) Unix
12 24 (15.19%) Degree
13 22 (13.92%) Linux
13 22 (13.92%) SDLC
14 21 (13.29%) Multithreading
15 19 (12.03%) XML
15 19 (12.03%) .NET
15 19 (12.03%) Oracle
16 18 (11.39%) Kubernetes
17 17 (10.76%) Architectural Design
17 17 (10.76%) Credit Risk
17 17 (10.76%) Business Analysis
18 16 (10.13%) Computer Science
18 16 (10.13%) BDD
19 15 (9.49%) Presales
19 15 (9.49%) GDPR
19 15 (9.49%) Data Management

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 (3.80%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.27%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.63%) ION MarketView
1 1 (0.63%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 31 (19.62%) AWS
2 14 (8.86%) Azure
3 10 (6.33%) GCP
4 3 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.27%) SaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.63%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.63%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.63%) IaaS
6 1 (0.63%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.63%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.70%) Intranet
2 3 (1.90%) Firewall
3 2 (1.27%) NAS
3 2 (1.27%) VoIP
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.86%) Oracle Database
1 14 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.59%) Big Data
3 11 (6.96%) NoSQL
4 8 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.43%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (3.16%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.16%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.53%) Blockchain
7 4 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.63%) KDB
9 1 (0.63%) MySQL
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (5.70%) JUnit
2 8 (5.06%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.43%) Maven
4 6 (3.80%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.53%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.53%) JIRA
6 3 (1.90%) GitLab
7 2 (1.27%) Subversion
7 2 (1.27%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.27%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.63%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.63%) Rational Robot
8 1 (0.63%) RIATest
8 1 (0.63%) SilkTest
8 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.63%) WinRunner
General
1 158 (100.00%) Banking
2 116 (73.42%) Finance
3 27 (17.09%) Front Office
4 15 (9.49%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.16%) Advertising
5 5 (3.16%) Legal
6 3 (1.90%) International Banking
6 3 (1.90%) Retail
7 2 (1.27%) Back Office
7 2 (1.27%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.27%) Marketing
7 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.63%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (49.37%) Developer
2 48 (30.38%) Java Developer
3 18 (11.39%) Analyst
4 13 (8.23%) C# Developer
4 13 (8.23%) Core Java Developer
4 13 (8.23%) Senior Developer
5 12 (7.59%) Business Analyst
6 11 (6.96%) Front Office Developer
7 10 (6.33%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 9 (5.70%) Applications Manager
8 9 (5.70%) Business Manager
9 8 (5.06%) Architect
9 8 (5.06%) Cloud Architect
10 7 (4.43%) Applications Developer
10 7 (4.43%) AWS Architect
10 7 (4.43%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.43%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (4.43%) IT Manager
10 7 (4.43%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.16%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.62%) AngularJS
2 19 (12.03%) .NET
2 19 (12.03%) XML
3 14 (8.86%) Spring
3 14 (8.86%) XSD
3 14 (8.86%) XSLT
4 13 (8.23%) J2EE
5 10 (6.33%) .NET Framework
6 8 (5.06%) Kafka
6 8 (5.06%) LINQ
6 8 (5.06%) WPF
7 7 (4.43%) Web Services
8 6 (3.80%) RESTful
9 5 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (3.16%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (3.16%) Entity Framework
9 5 (3.16%) React
9 5 (3.16%) REST
9 5 (3.16%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.76%) Credit Risk
2 13 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.59%) Fixed Income
3 12 (7.59%) Public Cloud
4 9 (5.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (5.70%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.06%) Equities
5 8 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.80%) Hedge funds
6 6 (3.80%) Market Risk
7 4 (2.53%) Derivative
8 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.27%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.27%) Exotic Derivative
8 2 (1.27%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.19%) Unix
2 22 (13.92%) Linux
3 12 (7.59%) Solaris
4 4 (2.53%) Windows
5 2 (1.27%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.27%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (19.62%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (18.35%) Microservices
4 26 (16.46%) TDD
5 25 (15.82%) Project Management
6 22 (13.92%) SDLC
7 21 (13.29%) Multithreading
8 17 (10.76%) Architectural Design
8 17 (10.76%) Business Analysis
9 16 (10.13%) BDD
9 16 (10.13%) Computer Science
10 15 (9.49%) Data Management
10 15 (9.49%) Presales
11 13 (8.23%) Business Continuity
11 13 (8.23%) Client Onboarding
11 13 (8.23%) Project Delivery
11 13 (8.23%) Technical Architecture
12 12 (7.59%) Scrum
12 12 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (7.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 69 (43.67%) Java
2 38 (24.05%) C#
3 32 (20.25%) SQL
4 15 (9.49%) JavaScript
5 14 (8.86%) Java 8
6 12 (7.59%) Bourne shell
6 12 (7.59%) C-shell
6 12 (7.59%) Korn
7 9 (5.70%) Python
8 8 (5.06%) C++
9 6 (3.80%) Scala
10 4 (2.53%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.90%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.90%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.27%) Haskell
12 2 (1.27%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.27%) Perl
12 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (15.19%) Degree
2 10 (6.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.90%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.27%) PhD
5 1 (0.63%) CCNA
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.49%) GDPR
2 12 (7.59%) SLA
3 7 (4.43%) EMIR
4 5 (3.16%) MiFID
5 3 (1.90%) QA
6 2 (1.27%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (1.27%) PMO
7 1 (0.63%) IFRS
7 1 (0.63%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (7.59%) Docker
2 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 18 (11.39%) Kubernetes
2 5 (3.16%) Ansible
3 4 (2.53%) Terraform
4 1 (0.63%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.63%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (12.03%) Oracle
2 7 (4.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.80%) Cisco
3 6 (3.80%) Google
4 5 (3.16%) HP
5 4 (2.53%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.90%) Arista
6 3 (1.90%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.90%) Calypso
6 3 (1.90%) Charles River
6 3 (1.90%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.90%) DevExpress
6 3 (1.90%) Tableau
7 2 (1.27%) Fidessa
7 2 (1.27%) Lotus
7 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.27%) Sybase
8 1 (0.63%) Murex
8 1 (0.63%) Sun
8 1 (0.63%) TIBCO