Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > London
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 23 122
Rank change year-on-year -103 +99 -40
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 1,748 6,701 1,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.62% 9.08% 2.68%
As % of the General category 5.45% 16.80% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,182 1,297 1,618
London median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £111,250 £115,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -6.90% +3.57% +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 32,086 39,889 38,729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.17% 54.03% 52.33%
Number of salaries quoted 25,484 28,485 32,987
London median annual salary £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -69 227 £70,500 -2.76% 53
East London +1 19 £100,000 +42.86% 5
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 1,748 (100.00%) Banking
2 1,206 (68.99%) Finance
3 667 (38.16%) Java
4 561 (32.09%) SQL
5 533 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
6 393 (22.48%) Degree
7 366 (20.94%) Problem-Solving
8 364 (20.82%) C#
9 357 (20.42%) Investment Management
10 356 (20.37%) Front Office
11 341 (19.51%) Python
12 340 (19.45%) Risk Management
13 321 (18.36%) Financial Institution
14 313 (17.91%) Big Data
15 310 (17.73%) Equities
16 303 (17.33%) Fixed Income
17 299 (17.11%) JavaScript
18 298 (17.05%) SQL Server
19 293 (16.76%) Low Latency
20 279 (15.96%) Windows
21 269 (15.39%) Derivative
22 261 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
23 253 (14.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 250 (14.30%) Computer Science
25 246 (14.07%) AngularJS
26 237 (13.56%) Linux
27 230 (13.16%) Cyberthreat
28 227 (12.99%) Strategic Thinking
29 226 (12.93%) Innovative Thinking
30 217 (12.41%) Analytics

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 77 (4.41%) Apache Spark
2 70 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
3 53 (3.03%) Apache
4 47 (2.69%) Tomcat
5 28 (1.60%) MS Exchange
6 21 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (0.86%) SAS
8 11 (0.63%) Confluence
9 10 (0.57%) IIS
9 10 (0.57%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (0.40%) JBoss
11 7 (0.40%) SharePoint
11 7 (0.40%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.29%) SmartSockets
13 4 (0.23%) CMS
13 4 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 85 (4.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 49 (2.80%) thinkFolio
2 15 (0.86%) Distributed Ledger
3 7 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.34%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.29%) Eagle PACE
5 5 (0.29%) Front Arena
5 5 (0.29%) LatentZero
6 4 (0.23%) LongView
7 3 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.11%) Actimize
8 2 (0.11%) Global One
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle CRM On Demand
8 2 (0.11%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.057%) Bloomberg AIM
9 1 (0.057%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.057%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.057%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.057%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 101 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (2.63%) SaaS
4 44 (2.52%) Office 365
5 14 (0.80%) npm
6 13 (0.74%) OpenShift
7 12 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (0.63%) PaaS
9 10 (0.57%) GitHub
10 9 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.51%) Serverless
11 5 (0.29%) IaaS
12 4 (0.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 3 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
14 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.11%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.11%) Data Lake Analytics
14 2 (0.11%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 1 (0.057%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 71 (4.06%) Firewall
2 69 (3.95%) TCP/IP
3 54 (3.09%) LAN
4 53 (3.03%) WAN
5 27 (1.54%) DHCP
5 27 (1.54%) DNS
6 26 (1.49%) HTTP
7 25 (1.43%) Wireless
8 16 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (0.80%) Cisco IOS
9 14 (0.80%) NetScaler
10 12 (0.69%) Internet
10 12 (0.69%) Unified Communications
11 11 (0.63%) Multicast
11 11 (0.63%) VLAN
12 10 (0.57%) Cisco Wireless
12 10 (0.57%) Network Security
12 10 (0.57%) WLAN
13 9 (0.51%) BGP
13 9 (0.51%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (17.91%) Big Data
2 298 (17.05%) SQL Server
3 117 (6.69%) Relational Database
4 101 (5.78%) Hadoop
5 91 (5.21%) NoSQL
6 78 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
7 63 (3.60%) MongoDB
8 51 (2.92%) RDBMS
9 41 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 34 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
11 31 (1.77%) DB2
12 28 (1.60%) Oracle Database
12 28 (1.60%) QlikView
13 27 (1.54%) Apache Hive
13 27 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
14 26 (1.49%) Data Lake
14 26 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 25 (1.43%) Blockchain
16 24 (1.37%) Data Mining
17 23 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (3.03%) JUnit
2 48 (2.75%) Git (software)
3 42 (2.40%) Maven
4 32 (1.83%) JIRA
5 27 (1.54%) Jenkins
6 26 (1.49%) Cucumber
7 25 (1.43%) MSI
8 22 (1.26%) TeamCity
9 18 (1.03%) Subversion
10 16 (0.92%) Gradle
11 13 (0.74%) TestNG
12 12 (0.69%) Jasmine
13 11 (0.63%) Karma Test Runner
14 10 (0.57%) Ant
14 10 (0.57%) Selenium
14 10 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
15 9 (0.51%) gulp
15 9 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
16 7 (0.40%) IBM UrbanCode
16 7 (0.40%) Toad
General
1 1,748 (100.00%) Banking
2 1,206 (68.99%) Finance
3 356 (20.37%) Front Office
4 321 (18.36%) Financial Institution
5 59 (3.38%) Back Office
6 46 (2.63%) French Language
7 44 (2.52%) German Language
8 38 (2.17%) Italian Language
8 38 (2.17%) Law
8 38 (2.17%) Retail Banking
9 36 (2.06%) Retail
10 32 (1.83%) Spanish Language
11 29 (1.66%) Corporate Banking
11 29 (1.66%) Marketing
12 18 (1.03%) Legal
13 17 (0.97%) Publishing
14 10 (0.57%) Telecoms
15 6 (0.34%) Advertising
15 6 (0.34%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.34%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 702 (40.16%) Developer
2 244 (13.96%) Analyst
3 235 (13.44%) Java Developer
4 144 (8.24%) C# Developer
5 125 (7.15%) Business Analyst
6 110 (6.29%) Applications Support
7 102 (5.84%) Support Engineer
8 101 (5.78%) .NET Developer
9 86 (4.92%) Banking Analyst
10 84 (4.81%) Architect
11 73 (4.18%) Investment Banking Java Developer
12 59 (3.38%) Applications Engineer
12 59 (3.38%) Graduate
12 59 (3.38%) Senior Developer
13 57 (3.26%) Applications Support Engineer
13 57 (3.26%) Support Analyst
14 55 (3.15%) C# .NET Developer
14 55 (3.15%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
15 52 (2.97%) Graduate Developer
16 48 (2.75%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (14.07%) AngularJS
2 210 (12.01%) HTML
3 207 (11.84%) .NET
4 130 (7.44%) Spring
5 126 (7.21%) CSS
6 109 (6.24%) React
7 102 (5.84%) ASP.NET
8 92 (5.26%) HTML5
9 87 (4.98%) RESTful
9 87 (4.98%) Web Services
10 83 (4.75%) FIX Protocol
11 79 (4.52%) .NET Framework
11 79 (4.52%) RabbitMQ
12 76 (4.35%) Kafka
13 66 (3.78%) ASP.NET Web API
14 62 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC
15 54 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 52 (2.97%) REST
17 49 (2.80%) WPF
18 48 (2.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 310 (17.73%) Equities
2 303 (17.33%) Fixed Income
3 269 (15.39%) Derivative
4 261 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
5 253 (14.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 230 (13.16%) Cyberthreat
7 178 (10.18%) Hedge funds
8 163 (9.32%) Fintech
9 88 (5.03%) Greenfield Project
10 67 (3.83%) Data Protection Act
11 65 (3.72%) Algorithms
12 61 (3.49%) Credit Risk
13 58 (3.32%) Virtual Team
14 55 (3.15%) Tandem
15 54 (3.09%) User Experience
16 53 (3.03%) Equity Derivative
17 52 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
18 49 (2.80%) Data Structures
19 45 (2.57%) Data Centre
20 40 (2.29%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 279 (15.96%) Windows
2 237 (13.56%) Linux
3 191 (10.93%) Unix
4 92 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 56 (3.20%) Windows 10
6 41 (2.35%) Windows 7
7 39 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (2.06%) Apple iOS
9 28 (1.60%) Mac OS X
10 23 (1.32%) CentOS
10 23 (1.32%) Fedora
11 21 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 19 (1.09%) SUSE
12 19 (1.09%) Ubuntu
13 18 (1.03%) Solaris
14 4 (0.23%) AIX
14 4 (0.23%) Android
14 4 (0.23%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (30.49%) Agile Software Development
2 366 (20.94%) Problem-Solving
3 357 (20.42%) Investment Management
4 340 (19.45%) Risk Management
5 293 (16.76%) Low Latency
6 250 (14.30%) Computer Science
7 227 (12.99%) Strategic Thinking
8 226 (12.93%) Innovative Thinking
9 217 (12.41%) Analytics
10 195 (11.16%) Asset Management
11 168 (9.61%) Wealth Management
12 136 (7.78%) TDD
13 131 (7.49%) OO
14 126 (7.21%) Multithreading
15 120 (6.86%) Project Management
16 119 (6.81%) SDLC
17 111 (6.35%) ITIL
18 108 (6.18%) Software Engineering
19 104 (5.95%) Information Security
20 102 (5.84%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 667 (38.16%) Java
2 561 (32.09%) SQL
3 364 (20.82%) C#
4 341 (19.51%) Python
5 299 (17.11%) JavaScript
6 215 (12.30%) C++
7 116 (6.64%) Perl
8 115 (6.58%) PowerShell
9 102 (5.84%) Scala
10 88 (5.03%) Bash Shell
11 87 (4.98%) Java 8
12 72 (4.12%) Ruby
13 70 (4.00%) R
14 62 (3.55%) Korn
15 57 (3.26%) Bourne shell
16 55 (3.15%) PL/SQL
17 53 (3.03%) VBA
18 44 (2.52%) Shell Script
19 41 (2.35%) C
20 32 (1.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 393 (22.48%) Degree
2 109 (6.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 79 (4.52%) CISSP
4 54 (3.09%) CISMP
4 54 (3.09%) CompTIA Security+
5 42 (2.40%) Master's Degree
6 28 (1.60%) CEH
6 28 (1.60%) GIAC
7 24 (1.37%) CISM
7 24 (1.37%) MCSE
7 24 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
9 17 (0.97%) PhD
10 15 (0.86%) CRISC
11 14 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (0.69%) CCNP
13 11 (0.63%) PMI Certification
14 10 (0.57%) CISA
15 8 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (0.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (4.86%) QA
2 69 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 67 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 55 (3.15%) SLA
5 41 (2.35%) MiFID
6 19 (1.09%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.74%) PMO
8 11 (0.63%) IFRS
9 10 (0.57%) COBIT
9 10 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
10 9 (0.51%) FATCA
10 9 (0.51%) GDPR
11 8 (0.46%) Solvency II
12 6 (0.34%) IFRS 9
13 2 (0.11%) EMIR
14 1 (0.057%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.057%) HL7
14 1 (0.057%) PCI DSS
14 1 (0.057%) PSD2
14 1 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 85 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 54 (3.09%) Docker
3 35 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 17 (0.97%) vSphere
7 10 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (0.34%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.29%) XenApp
11 3 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.17%) HDFS
11 3 (0.17%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.057%) Platform Symphony
13 1 (0.057%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.057%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.057%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 57 (3.26%) SCCM
2 36 (2.06%) Ansible
3 31 (1.77%) Kubernetes
4 28 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (1.32%) Puppet
5 23 (1.32%) WSUS
6 19 (1.09%) IBM BigFix
7 14 (0.80%) Control-M
7 14 (0.80%) Nagios
7 14 (0.80%) Oozie
8 9 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
9 7 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (0.40%) Oracle ZFS
10 6 (0.34%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (0.34%) Ganglia
10 6 (0.34%) Icinga
10 6 (0.34%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.34%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 193 (11.04%) Oracle
2 184 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 88 (5.03%) Bloomberg
4 77 (4.41%) Reuters
5 71 (4.06%) Sybase
6 69 (3.95%) Citrix
7 53 (3.03%) Tradeweb
8 50 (2.86%) FXall
9 48 (2.75%) Cisco
9 48 (2.75%) MarketAxess
10 45 (2.57%) VMware
11 41 (2.35%) Red Hat
12 37 (2.12%) Calypso
13 36 (2.06%) Splunk
14 33 (1.89%) Tableau
15 32 (1.83%) Apple
16 26 (1.49%) ServiceNow
17 23 (1.32%) ION Trading
18 22 (1.26%) Adobe
19 21 (1.20%) TIBCO