Period
to 24 July 2019

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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > London
6 months to
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 237 88 28
Rank change year-on-year -149 -60 +110
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 803 2,473 5,531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.39% 3.50% 7.52%
As % of the General category 2.97% 7.10% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 669 1,130 1,615
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £41,250 £44,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £112,500 £110,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +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 27,080 34,853 38,542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.03% 49.37% 52.39%
Number of salaries quoted 21,451 26,906 28,686
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 24 July 2019.

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 July 2019. 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 -91 107 £70,000 -11.11% 40
East London +19 13 £70,000 +7.69% 2
West London +17 3 £30,500 -61.88% 1
South London - 2 £60,000 - 1
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, 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.

1 803 (100.00%) Banking
2 498 (62.02%) Finance
3 340 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
4 296 (36.86%) SQL
5 293 (36.49%) Java
6 271 (33.75%) Front Office
7 182 (22.67%) Fixed Income
8 164 (20.42%) Degree
9 143 (17.81%) Equities
10 140 (17.43%) C#
11 131 (16.31%) Unix
12 129 (16.06%) Derivative
13 127 (15.82%) Computer Science
14 125 (15.57%) Oracle
15 116 (14.45%) SQL Server
16 115 (14.32%) JavaScript
17 114 (14.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 111 (13.82%) Multithreading
19 107 (13.33%) Python
20 101 (12.58%) .NET
21 95 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
22 93 (11.58%) Linux
23 86 (10.71%) AngularJS
24 85 (10.59%) TDD
25 84 (10.46%) Asset Management
25 84 (10.46%) Analytics
26 81 (10.09%) Microservices
27 80 (9.96%) Microsoft
27 80 (9.96%) Greenfield Project
28 74 (9.22%) Software Engineering

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 31 (3.86%) Apache Spark
1 31 (3.86%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (1.25%) Tomcat
3 9 (1.12%) Confluence
4 8 (1.00%) Apache
4 8 (1.00%) WebSphere
5 7 (0.87%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.75%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.50%) CMS
7 4 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.50%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.37%) GlassFish
8 3 (0.37%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.37%) SAS
8 3 (0.37%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.25%) DataSynapse
9 2 (0.25%) IIS
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 30 (3.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.12%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.37%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.25%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 65 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (7.60%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (3.11%) Power Platform
4 13 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (1.25%) OpenShift
6 9 (1.12%) GitHub
7 7 (0.87%) Office 365
7 7 (0.87%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 7 (0.87%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 6 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.75%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.75%) PaaS
8 6 (0.75%) SaaS
9 5 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.62%) Datadog
9 5 (0.62%) Stackdriver
10 4 (0.50%) npm
11 3 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.49%) FIX Connectivity
2 19 (2.37%) DNS
3 10 (1.25%) SAN
4 9 (1.12%) Firewall
5 6 (0.75%) HTTP
6 5 (0.62%) LAN
6 5 (0.62%) WAN
7 4 (0.50%) Internet
7 4 (0.50%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.50%) VLAN
8 3 (0.37%) Multicast
9 2 (0.25%) Intranet
9 2 (0.25%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.25%) Network Security
9 2 (0.25%) PBX
10 1 (0.12%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.12%) Skype
10 1 (0.12%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (14.45%) SQL Server
2 57 (7.10%) Oracle Database
3 56 (6.97%) Data Warehouse
4 49 (6.10%) Relational Database
5 47 (5.85%) Big Data
6 42 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 38 (4.73%) RDBMS
8 34 (4.23%) NoSQL
9 25 (3.11%) Power BI
10 24 (2.99%) Hadoop
11 21 (2.62%) Oracle Database 11g
12 20 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
13 18 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
14 17 (2.12%) Blockchain
15 13 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (1.49%) Apache Hive
16 12 (1.49%) Impala
16 12 (1.49%) MySQL
17 11 (1.37%) DB2
Development Applications
1 47 (5.85%) Jenkins
2 43 (5.35%) Git (software)
3 27 (3.36%) Maven
4 26 (3.24%) Cucumber
5 23 (2.86%) JIRA
6 16 (1.99%) Selenium
6 16 (1.99%) TeamCity
7 14 (1.74%) JUnit
8 13 (1.62%) webpack
9 8 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (1.00%) Bitbucket
9 8 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.00%) WebDriver
10 7 (0.87%) JMeter
10 7 (0.87%) LoadRunner
11 6 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (0.75%) Subversion
12 5 (0.62%) HP UFT
12 5 (0.62%) Toad
12 5 (0.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 803 (100.00%) Banking
2 498 (62.02%) Finance
3 271 (33.75%) Front Office
4 51 (6.35%) Back Office
5 44 (5.48%) Financial Institution
6 27 (3.36%) Legal
7 15 (1.87%) Retail
8 10 (1.25%) Marketing
9 4 (0.50%) French Language
10 3 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.37%) German Language
10 3 (0.37%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.37%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.37%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.25%) Law
11 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.12%) Advertising
12 1 (0.12%) Billing
12 1 (0.12%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 395 (49.19%) Developer
2 147 (18.31%) Java Developer
3 122 (15.19%) Analyst
4 69 (8.59%) Business Analyst
5 57 (7.10%) C# Developer
5 57 (7.10%) Front Office Developer
6 53 (6.60%) Senior Developer
7 52 (6.48%) .NET Developer
8 50 (6.23%) SQL Developer
9 47 (5.85%) Applications Support
10 46 (5.73%) Investment Banking Java Developer
11 41 (5.11%) Banking Analyst
12 38 (4.73%) Graduate
12 38 (4.73%) Lead Developer
13 37 (4.61%) Graduate Developer
14 33 (4.11%) Graduate .NET Developer
15 30 (3.74%) Support Engineer
16 29 (3.61%) C++ Developer
17 28 (3.49%) Lead Java Developer
18 27 (3.36%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (12.58%) .NET
2 86 (10.71%) AngularJS
3 71 (8.84%) HTML
4 59 (7.35%) CSS
5 55 (6.85%) React
6 52 (6.48%) Spring
7 49 (6.10%) ASP.NET
8 44 (5.48%) FIX Protocol
9 42 (5.23%) .NET Framework
10 39 (4.86%) ASP.NET Web API
11 33 (4.11%) RabbitMQ
12 31 (3.86%) ASP.NET MVC
13 30 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 30 (3.74%) HTML5
14 29 (3.61%) WinForms
15 27 (3.36%) J2EE
16 23 (2.86%) WPF
17 21 (2.62%) RESTful
18 20 (2.49%) JSON
18 20 (2.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 182 (22.67%) Fixed Income
2 143 (17.81%) Equities
3 129 (16.06%) Derivative
4 114 (14.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 80 (9.96%) Greenfield Project
6 67 (8.34%) Hedge funds
7 63 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
8 49 (6.10%) Credit Risk
9 36 (4.48%) Market Risk
10 30 (3.74%) Tandem
11 28 (3.49%) Algorithms
12 24 (2.99%) User Experience
13 21 (2.62%) Equity Derivative
13 21 (2.62%) Linux Command Line
14 20 (2.49%) OTC Derivatives
14 20 (2.49%) Virtual Team
15 18 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
16 14 (1.74%) Credit Derivative
17 13 (1.62%) Data Structures
18 12 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 131 (16.31%) Unix
2 93 (11.58%) Linux
3 64 (7.97%) Windows
4 13 (1.62%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (0.87%) Solaris
7 7 (0.87%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.25%) Android
9 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (15.82%) Computer Science
3 111 (13.82%) Multithreading
4 95 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
5 85 (10.59%) TDD
6 84 (10.46%) Analytics
6 84 (10.46%) Asset Management
7 81 (10.09%) Microservices
8 74 (9.22%) Software Engineering
9 73 (9.09%) DevOps
10 70 (8.72%) Investment Management
11 69 (8.59%) Electronic Trading
12 63 (7.85%) Fintech
13 61 (7.60%) Scrum
14 59 (7.35%) Test Automation
15 58 (7.22%) Algorithmic Trading
16 56 (6.97%) Low Latency
17 51 (6.35%) BDD
18 50 (6.23%) Mathematics
19 48 (5.98%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 296 (36.86%) SQL
2 293 (36.49%) Java
3 140 (17.43%) C#
4 115 (14.32%) JavaScript
5 107 (13.33%) Python
6 70 (8.72%) C++
7 43 (5.35%) Java 8
8 38 (4.73%) Scala
9 33 (4.11%) PL/SQL
10 30 (3.74%) VBA
11 27 (3.36%) R
12 26 (3.24%) Shell Script
13 23 (2.86%) Bash Shell
14 18 (2.24%) TypeScript
15 14 (1.74%) Perl
15 14 (1.74%) T-SQL
16 11 (1.37%) PowerShell
17 9 (1.12%) C
18 7 (0.87%) Apex Code
18 7 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 164 (20.42%) Degree
2 59 (7.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.87%) Master's Degree
3 7 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (0.50%) MCSE
4 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.37%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.25%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.25%) CFA
6 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.25%) MBA
6 2 (0.25%) PhD
7 1 (0.12%) CISSP
7 1 (0.12%) ISEB
7 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.12%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (6.97%) QA
2 16 (1.99%) MiFID
3 12 (1.49%) Basel III
3 12 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.49%) EMIR
4 8 (1.00%) SLA
5 4 (0.50%) IFRS
5 4 (0.50%) PMO
6 3 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.37%) GDPR
6 3 (0.37%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.25%) FATCA
7 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (4.61%) Docker
2 19 (2.37%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.25%) Cronacle
4 9 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (1.12%) Veritas File System
4 9 (1.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (0.75%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.12%) Gluster
9 1 (0.12%) HDFS
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (3.99%) Ansible
2 31 (3.86%) Kubernetes
3 26 (3.24%) Nagios
4 20 (2.49%) Icinga
5 19 (2.37%) ZABBIX
6 17 (2.12%) Terraform
7 13 (1.62%) Control-M
8 10 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (1.25%) Puppet
8 10 (1.25%) SCCM
9 8 (1.00%) SCOM
10 6 (0.75%) Oozie
11 5 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
11 5 (0.62%) logstash
12 3 (0.37%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.25%) Data Guard
13 2 (0.25%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.25%) Netcool
14 1 (0.12%) Grafana
14 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 125 (15.57%) Oracle
2 80 (9.96%) Microsoft
3 27 (3.36%) Tableau
4 25 (3.11%) Bloomberg
5 22 (2.74%) SolarWinds
6 19 (2.37%) Calypso
7 18 (2.24%) Fidessa
8 16 (1.99%) Sybase
9 15 (1.87%) Red Hat
9 15 (1.87%) Splunk
10 14 (1.74%) Cisco
11 13 (1.62%) VMware
12 11 (1.37%) Atlassian
12 11 (1.37%) TIBCO
13 9 (1.12%) Reuters
13 9 (1.12%) Veritas
14 8 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (0.87%) Citrix
15 7 (0.87%) ServiceNow
16 6 (0.75%) Solace