Period
to 24 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Banking over the 6 months to 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > London
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 107 100
Rank change year-on-year +27 -7 -17
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 2,658 1,966 2,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.82% 2.81% 3.12%
As % of the General category 7.47% 5.47% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,198 1,612 2,139
London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% - -
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £108,750 £105,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 35,571 35,919 46,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 51.10% 51.40% 54.57%
Number of salaries quoted 28,089 30,220 39,409
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% -

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Investment Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in London

Investment Banking
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Investment Banking in London.

Salary trend for Investment Banking in London

Investment Banking
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Banking in London over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Investment Banking in London

Investment Banking
Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 24 February 2018. 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
Central London -30 335 £75,000 +11.11% 54
East London -36 24 £70,000 +9.80% 5
West London +14 3 £54,250 -45.75% 12
North London +2 3 £50,000 +66.67% 1
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 London region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 2,658 (100.00%) Banking
2 2,222 (83.60%) Finance
3 1,155 (43.45%) Asset Management
4 1,083 (40.74%) Wealth Management
5 1,079 (40.59%) Retail Banking
6 997 (37.51%) Java
7 853 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
8 657 (24.72%) SQL
9 643 (24.19%) Front Office
10 613 (23.06%) Analytical Skills
11 530 (19.94%) Degree
12 456 (17.16%) C#
13 452 (17.01%) Unix
14 448 (16.85%) SDLC
15 439 (16.52%) Equities
16 432 (16.25%) Oracle
17 361 (13.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 358 (13.47%) Project Management
19 337 (12.68%) Windows
20 335 (12.60%) Computer Science
21 320 (12.04%) .NET
22 312 (11.74%) Derivative
23 303 (11.40%) JavaScript
24 301 (11.32%) Fixed Income
25 297 (11.17%) Linux
26 290 (10.91%) Risk Management
27 286 (10.76%) SQL Server
28 271 (10.20%) Business Analysis
29 259 (9.74%) Multithreading
29 259 (9.74%) Python

Investment Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 69 (2.60%) Tomcat
2 67 (2.52%) Apache
3 60 (2.26%) SharePoint
4 57 (2.14%) Apache Spark
5 53 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
6 42 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 39 (1.47%) Confluence
8 38 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
8 38 (1.43%) IIS
9 21 (0.79%) MS Exchange
9 21 (0.79%) Skype for Business
10 18 (0.68%) Jetty
11 17 (0.64%) CMS
11 17 (0.64%) WebSphere
12 15 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
13 14 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 12 (0.45%) Documentum
14 12 (0.45%) SAS
15 11 (0.41%) DataSynapse
15 11 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 96 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 39 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 18 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (0.71%) ION MarketView
2 13 (0.49%) Actimize
3 10 (0.38%) Markit EDM
4 7 (0.26%) Temenos T24
5 6 (0.23%) Eikon
6 5 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
7 4 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.11%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (0.11%) Kondor
8 3 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.075%) Endur
9 2 (0.075%) Oracle TCA
9 2 (0.075%) RMDS
9 2 (0.075%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.038%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 1 (0.038%) JDE OneWorld
10 1 (0.038%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.43%) Office 365
2 35 (1.32%) npm
3 23 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (0.87%) GitHub
4 18 (0.68%) IaaS
4 18 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.38%) SaaS
6 6 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.19%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 5 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 3 (0.11%) PaaS
9 2 (0.075%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.038%) Boomi
10 1 (0.038%) BPaaS
10 1 (0.038%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.038%) IBM Blueworks
10 1 (0.038%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.07%) TCP/IP
2 43 (1.62%) Firewall
3 31 (1.17%) DNS
4 29 (1.09%) DHCP
5 27 (1.02%) HTTP
6 22 (0.83%) Wireless
7 20 (0.75%) LAN
7 20 (0.75%) Skype
7 20 (0.75%) Unified Communications
7 20 (0.75%) WAN
8 17 (0.64%) Internet
8 17 (0.64%) SSL
9 14 (0.53%) BGP
9 14 (0.53%) FIX Connectivity
9 14 (0.53%) OSPF
10 13 (0.49%) Network Security
11 12 (0.45%) Multicast
12 9 (0.34%) VPN
13 8 (0.30%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (0.23%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (10.76%) SQL Server
2 174 (6.55%) Big Data
3 103 (3.88%) Relational Database
4 100 (3.76%) Oracle Database
5 89 (3.35%) Data Warehouse
6 85 (3.20%) Hadoop
7 66 (2.48%) NoSQL
8 43 (1.62%) RDBMS
9 42 (1.58%) SQL Server 2014
10 39 (1.47%) KDB
11 38 (1.43%) Blockchain
12 36 (1.35%) MongoDB
13 26 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 25 (0.94%) Hazelcast
14 25 (0.94%) Kdb+
14 25 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
15 24 (0.90%) DB2
16 23 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
17 22 (0.83%) OLAP
17 22 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 136 (5.12%) JIRA
2 134 (5.04%) Git (software)
3 122 (4.59%) Maven
4 115 (4.33%) Subversion
5 69 (2.60%) TeamCity
6 67 (2.52%) Cucumber
7 60 (2.26%) JUnit
8 59 (2.22%) Jenkins
9 44 (1.66%) NUnit
10 43 (1.62%) Gradle
10 43 (1.62%) MSTest
11 39 (1.47%) Moq
12 38 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
13 37 (1.39%) Visual Studio
14 28 (1.05%) Selenium
15 26 (0.98%) gulp
16 25 (0.94%) Mockito
17 21 (0.79%) Jasmine
17 21 (0.79%) Karma Test Runner
17 21 (0.79%) MSI
General
1 2,658 (100.00%) Banking
2 2,222 (83.60%) Finance
3 1,079 (40.59%) Retail Banking
4 643 (24.19%) Front Office
5 168 (6.32%) Financial Institution
6 89 (3.35%) Back Office
7 85 (3.20%) Legal
8 50 (1.88%) Corporate Banking
9 49 (1.84%) Retail
10 34 (1.28%) Private Banking
11 24 (0.90%) Law
12 18 (0.68%) Publishing
13 17 (0.64%) Advertising
14 14 (0.53%) Marketing
14 14 (0.53%) Multimedia
15 11 (0.41%) General Ledger
16 10 (0.38%) Telecoms
17 7 (0.26%) Prime Brokerage
18 6 (0.23%) German Language
19 3 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 978 (36.79%) Developer
2 511 (19.22%) Analyst
3 419 (15.76%) Java Developer
4 348 (13.09%) Business Analyst
5 189 (7.11%) C# Developer
6 182 (6.85%) Senior Developer
7 158 (5.94%) Banking Analyst
8 157 (5.91%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 149 (5.61%) .NET Developer
10 107 (4.03%) Support Analyst
11 102 (3.84%) C# .NET Developer
12 100 (3.76%) Applications Support
13 97 (3.65%) IT Analyst
14 95 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
15 93 (3.50%) Software Engineer
16 91 (3.42%) Architect
17 87 (3.27%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
17 87 (3.27%) SQL Developer
18 71 (2.67%) IT Manager
19 69 (2.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 320 (12.04%) .NET
2 213 (8.01%) AngularJS
3 182 (6.85%) HTML
4 181 (6.81%) Spring
5 157 (5.91%) ASP.NET
6 142 (5.34%) WPF
7 137 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 135 (5.08%) HTML5
9 133 (5.00%) .NET Framework
10 128 (4.82%) REST
11 117 (4.40%) FIX Protocol
12 116 (4.36%) WCF
13 97 (3.65%) Web Services
14 89 (3.35%) CSS
15 86 (3.24%) Hibernate
16 82 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 73 (2.75%) RESTful
18 70 (2.63%) Node.js
19 68 (2.56%) Kafka
20 66 (2.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 613 (23.06%) Analytical Skills
2 439 (16.52%) Equities
3 361 (13.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 335 (12.60%) Computer Science
5 312 (11.74%) Derivative
6 301 (11.32%) Fixed Income
7 116 (4.36%) Hedge funds
8 111 (4.18%) Fintech
9 105 (3.95%) Algorithms
10 104 (3.91%) Management Information System
11 103 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
12 97 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
13 92 (3.46%) User Experience
14 79 (2.97%) Data Structures
15 77 (2.90%) Tandem
16 71 (2.67%) Virtual Team
17 62 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
18 61 (2.29%) Credit Risk
19 60 (2.26%) Data Centre
20 59 (2.22%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 452 (17.01%) Unix
2 337 (12.68%) Windows
3 297 (11.17%) Linux
4 87 (3.27%) Windows Server
5 79 (2.97%) Windows 10
6 60 (2.26%) Windows 7
7 57 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (1.62%) Solaris
9 36 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (0.87%) Apple iOS
11 14 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (0.41%) Android
13 10 (0.38%) Mac OS X
14 9 (0.34%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.34%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.15%) AIX
16 1 (0.038%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.038%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.038%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,155 (43.45%) Asset Management
2 1,083 (40.74%) Wealth Management
3 853 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
4 448 (16.85%) SDLC
5 358 (13.47%) Project Management
6 290 (10.91%) Risk Management
7 271 (10.20%) Business Analysis
8 259 (9.74%) Multithreading
9 253 (9.52%) OO
10 249 (9.37%) Scrum
11 237 (8.92%) Analytics
12 235 (8.84%) Low Latency
13 209 (7.86%) MVC
14 205 (7.71%) TDD
15 196 (7.37%) Software Engineering
16 172 (6.47%) Test Automation
17 153 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
18 150 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
19 138 (5.19%) BDD
20 130 (4.89%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 997 (37.51%) Java
2 657 (24.72%) SQL
3 456 (17.16%) C#
4 303 (11.40%) JavaScript
5 259 (9.74%) Python
6 240 (9.03%) C++
7 115 (4.33%) Shell Script
8 105 (3.95%) PL/SQL
9 100 (3.76%) PowerShell
10 99 (3.72%) Perl
11 86 (3.24%) R
12 78 (2.93%) Scala
13 58 (2.18%) Bash Shell
14 48 (1.81%) C
15 46 (1.73%) TypeScript
16 41 (1.54%) MATLAB
17 35 (1.32%) T-SQL
18 23 (0.87%) VBA
19 18 (0.68%) VB
20 17 (0.64%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 530 (19.94%) Degree
2 176 (6.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 62 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (2.07%) MCSE
5 39 (1.47%) CISSP
6 35 (1.32%) Master's Degree
7 32 (1.20%) PMI Certification
8 29 (1.09%) Citrix Certification
9 26 (0.98%) PhD
10 25 (0.94%) PMP
11 24 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
12 21 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
13 20 (0.75%) CCEA
14 19 (0.71%) CISM
15 16 (0.60%) CCNP
16 13 (0.49%) CCNA
16 13 (0.49%) ISEB
17 12 (0.45%) CCIE
18 10 (0.38%) MCP
18 10 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (7.60%) QA
2 85 (3.20%) MiFID
3 78 (2.93%) Data Quality
4 33 (1.24%) PMO
4 33 (1.24%) SLA
5 18 (0.68%) IFRS
5 18 (0.68%) IFRS 9
6 16 (0.60%) EMIR
7 13 (0.49%) Basel III
7 13 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
7 13 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.38%) GDPR
9 9 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 8 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.30%) SEPA
11 2 (0.075%) COBIT
11 2 (0.075%) FATCA
11 2 (0.075%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.038%) FIPS 140-2
12 1 (0.038%) WCAG
System Software
1 59 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 55 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
3 50 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (1.77%) Docker
5 41 (1.54%) XenDesktop
6 40 (1.50%) XenApp
7 33 (1.24%) Hyper-V
7 33 (1.24%) vSphere
8 31 (1.17%) XenServer
9 11 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
10 10 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.15%) HDFS
13 3 (0.11%) GridGain
14 1 (0.038%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 52 (1.96%) SCCM
2 26 (0.98%) Puppet
3 22 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (0.75%) Ansible
5 13 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (0.38%) PowerBroker
7 9 (0.34%) AirWatch
7 9 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (0.30%) Control-M
9 7 (0.26%) Kibana
10 6 (0.23%) Terraform
11 4 (0.15%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.11%) EnCase
12 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (0.075%) CA Spectrum
13 2 (0.075%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.075%) HP ALM
13 2 (0.075%) Kubernetes
13 2 (0.075%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 432 (16.25%) Oracle
2 212 (7.98%) Microsoft
3 130 (4.89%) Sybase
4 91 (3.42%) Bloomberg
5 82 (3.09%) Citrix
6 67 (2.52%) Murex
7 64 (2.41%) VMware
8 54 (2.03%) ION Trading
9 47 (1.77%) Reuters
10 45 (1.69%) Fidessa
11 39 (1.47%) Informatica
11 39 (1.47%) ServiceNow
12 38 (1.43%) Cisco
13 35 (1.32%) FactSet
14 34 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
14 34 (1.28%) Tableau
15 30 (1.13%) Calypso
16 24 (0.90%) SAP
17 21 (0.79%) TIBCO
18 20 (0.75%) MicroStrategy