Period
to 3 July 2020

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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > London
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 211 238 99
Rank change year-on-year +27 -139 -42
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 551 835 2,394
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.67% 1.42% 3.34%
As % of the General category 3.41% 2.92% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 510 709 1,116
Median annual salary £85,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £54,875 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £132,500 £115,000 £112,500
England median annual salary £85,000 £70,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +20.57% +0.71% +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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 16,141 28,609 36,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.88% 48.72% 50.56%
Number of salaries quoted 12,827 22,600 28,130
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £39,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £100,000 £97,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in London

Investment Banking
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Investment Banking in London.

Salary trend for Investment Banking in London

Investment Banking
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Investment Banking in London over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

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 3 July 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
Central London +100 130 £83,750 +19.64% 19
East London +8 4 £90,000 +46.94% 4
South London +22 2 £120,000 +100.00%
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 London region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 551 (100.00%) Banking
2 374 (67.88%) Finance
3 288 (52.27%) Java
4 285 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
5 219 (39.75%) Front Office
6 191 (34.66%) Python
7 178 (32.30%) JavaScript
8 177 (32.12%) AWS
9 174 (31.58%) Fixed Income
10 170 (30.85%) AngularJS
11 166 (30.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 157 (28.49%) Asset Management
13 156 (28.31%) Derivative
14 148 (26.86%) Web Services
15 147 (26.68%) React
16 146 (26.50%) Software Engineering
17 141 (25.59%) Equities
18 137 (24.86%) Azure
19 136 (24.68%) Hedge funds
19 136 (24.68%) DevOps
20 134 (24.32%) SQL
21 130 (23.59%) Investment Management
22 114 (20.69%) Vue.js
23 104 (18.87%) Business Analysis
24 100 (18.15%) GCP
25 94 (17.06%) Portfolio Management
26 90 (16.33%) Google
27 82 (14.88%) Decision-Making
28 79 (14.34%) C#
29 75 (13.61%) TDD

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 17 (3.09%) Apache Spark
1 17 (3.09%) Confluence
1 17 (3.09%) Tomcat
2 15 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (2.54%) Apache
4 5 (0.91%) IIS
4 5 (0.91%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.91%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.54%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.36%) Camunda
6 2 (0.36%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.18%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.18%) Liferay
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (2.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 13 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Misys Opics
2 1 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 177 (32.12%) AWS
2 137 (24.86%) Azure
3 100 (18.15%) GCP
4 15 (2.72%) Amazon S3
5 14 (2.54%) AWS Lambda
5 14 (2.54%) Serverless
6 13 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (2.18%) Amazon ECS
7 12 (2.18%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (1.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 5 (0.91%) GitHub
10 4 (0.73%) SaaS
11 3 (0.54%) AWS Fargate
11 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.54%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
12 2 (0.36%) Office 365
12 2 (0.36%) PaaS
13 1 (0.18%) Akamai
13 1 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.09%) Firewall
2 13 (2.36%) Network Security
3 7 (1.27%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.09%) LAN
4 6 (1.09%) Skype
4 6 (1.09%) WAN
5 5 (0.91%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (0.91%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.73%) HTTP
6 4 (0.73%) Multicast
7 3 (0.54%) BGP
7 3 (0.54%) DNS
7 3 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (0.54%) SNMP
8 2 (0.36%) FIX Connectivity
8 2 (0.36%) Internet
8 2 (0.36%) OSPF
8 2 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.81%) MongoDB
3 27 (4.90%) NoSQL
4 15 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (2.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 13 (2.36%) Hadoop
6 13 (2.36%) SQL Server 2019
7 12 (2.18%) Amazon Redshift
8 9 (1.63%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.27%) Big Data
9 7 (1.27%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.09%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.09%) KDB
10 6 (1.09%) MySQL
10 6 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.73%) Hazelcast
12 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 52 (9.44%) RStudio
2 39 (7.08%) JIRA
3 35 (6.35%) Git (software)
4 29 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 18 (3.27%) Maven
6 14 (2.54%) TeamCity
7 12 (2.18%) Bitbucket
8 11 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (1.63%) GitLab
10 6 (1.09%) Zephyr
11 5 (0.91%) Gradle
12 4 (0.73%) Robot Framework
12 4 (0.73%) VersionOne
13 3 (0.54%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (0.36%) Subversion
15 1 (0.18%) JUnit
15 1 (0.18%) Pylint
15 1 (0.18%) TestComplete
15 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 551 (100.00%) Banking
2 374 (67.88%) Finance
3 219 (39.75%) Front Office
4 25 (4.54%) Retail
5 16 (2.90%) Back Office
6 10 (1.81%) Financial Institution
6 10 (1.81%) Games
6 10 (1.81%) Legal
7 6 (1.09%) Law
7 6 (1.09%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.91%) Marketing
9 2 (0.36%) Advertising
9 2 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.36%) Japanese Language
9 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 309 (56.08%) Developer
2 110 (19.96%) Java Developer
3 91 (16.52%) AWS Developer
4 78 (14.16%) AWS Engineer
5 72 (13.07%) Python Developer
6 62 (11.25%) Front Office Developer
7 60 (10.89%) Python Engineer
8 54 (9.80%) Analyst
8 54 (9.80%) Java Engineer
8 54 (9.80%) Senior Developer
9 48 (8.71%) Software Engineer
10 40 (7.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 38 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
12 36 (6.53%) Architect
13 30 (5.44%) Python Software Engineer
14 27 (4.90%) AWS Software Engineer
15 26 (4.72%) .NET Developer
15 26 (4.72%) Senior Java Developer
16 25 (4.54%) JavaScript Engineer
17 23 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (30.85%) AngularJS
2 148 (26.86%) Web Services
3 147 (26.68%) React
4 114 (20.69%) Vue.js
5 58 (10.53%) Node.js
6 53 (9.62%) .NET
7 40 (7.26%) Spring
8 38 (6.90%) J2EE
9 37 (6.72%) HTML
10 35 (6.35%) REST
11 34 (6.17%) CSS
12 24 (4.36%) XML
13 21 (3.81%) Kafka
14 20 (3.63%) .NET Framework
14 20 (3.63%) ASP.NET
14 20 (3.63%) Redux
14 20 (3.63%) RESTful
15 19 (3.45%) .NET Core
16 17 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web API
17 16 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 174 (31.58%) Fixed Income
2 166 (30.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 156 (28.31%) Derivative
4 141 (25.59%) Equities
5 136 (24.68%) Hedge funds
6 40 (7.26%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (6.53%) Market Risk
8 17 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
8 17 (3.09%) Virtual Team
9 14 (2.54%) Public Cloud
10 13 (2.36%) Algorithms
10 13 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (2.36%) Tandem
11 12 (2.18%) Blog
12 11 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (2.00%) OTC Derivatives
12 11 (2.00%) Reference Data
13 10 (1.81%) Credit Risk
13 10 (1.81%) Private Cloud
14 9 (1.63%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 50 (9.07%) Unix
2 39 (7.08%) Linux
2 39 (7.08%) Windows
3 13 (2.36%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.27%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.73%) Android
5 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.54%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.18%) AIX
8 1 (0.18%) Solaris
8 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (28.49%) Asset Management
3 146 (26.50%) Software Engineering
4 136 (24.68%) DevOps
5 130 (23.59%) Investment Management
6 104 (18.87%) Business Analysis
7 94 (17.06%) Portfolio Management
8 82 (14.88%) Decision-Making
9 75 (13.61%) TDD
10 65 (11.80%) Scrum
11 58 (10.53%) Computer Science
12 57 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
13 54 (9.80%) Front End Development
14 53 (9.62%) Microservices
14 53 (9.62%) OO
15 48 (8.71%) BDD
16 46 (8.35%) Fintech
17 39 (7.08%) Low Latency
18 37 (6.72%) Continuous Integration
19 36 (6.53%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 288 (52.27%) Java
2 191 (34.66%) Python
3 178 (32.30%) JavaScript
4 134 (24.32%) SQL
5 79 (14.34%) C#
6 43 (7.80%) Kotlin
7 27 (4.90%) C++
7 27 (4.90%) PowerShell
8 23 (4.17%) TypeScript
9 21 (3.81%) Java 8
10 20 (3.63%) Scala
11 17 (3.09%) R
12 16 (2.90%) Bash Shell
12 16 (2.90%) T-SQL
13 13 (2.36%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.45%) Apex Code
14 8 (1.45%) SOQL
15 7 (1.27%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.09%) Clojure
17 5 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (10.34%) Degree
2 27 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (2.18%) Master's Degree
5 10 (1.81%) CCNA
6 7 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.09%) CCNP
7 6 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.18%) CCIE
9 1 (0.18%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.18%) MCSE
9 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.18%) PMP
9 1 (0.18%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.99%) QA
2 8 (1.45%) EMIR
3 4 (0.73%) SLA
4 2 (0.36%) COBIT
4 2 (0.36%) FINRA
5 1 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 37 (6.72%) Docker
2 10 (1.81%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.09%) vSphere
5 2 (0.36%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (4.54%) Kubernetes
2 19 (3.45%) Terraform
3 17 (3.09%) Ansible
4 10 (1.81%) Puppet
5 5 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.73%) Control-M
6 4 (0.73%) Icinga
7 2 (0.36%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.18%) Consul
8 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.18%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.18%) Mesos
8 1 (0.18%) Nagios
8 1 (0.18%) SCCM
8 1 (0.18%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 90 (16.33%) Google
2 46 (8.35%) Microsoft
3 30 (5.44%) Cisco
4 28 (5.08%) Oracle
5 13 (2.36%) Murex
5 13 (2.36%) VMware
6 10 (1.81%) Sun
7 9 (1.63%) Bloomberg
7 9 (1.63%) Sybase
8 8 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (1.27%) HP
9 7 (1.27%) Palo Alto
10 6 (1.09%) F5
10 6 (1.09%) Splunk
11 5 (0.91%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.91%) EMC
11 5 (0.91%) Polycom
11 5 (0.91%) SmartStream
12 4 (0.73%) CA Agile Central
12 4 (0.73%) Solace