Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 248 94 18
Rank change year-on-year -154 -76 +112
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 768 2,321 7,746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.40% 3.42% 10.40%
As % of the General category 2.92% 6.77% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 641 1,144 1,411
London median annual salary £77,500 £67,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.81% -10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £48,750 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £118,750 £112,500 £112,500
England median annual salary £77,500 £67,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +14.81% -6.90% +3.57%

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 26,262 34,290 41,043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.02% 50.51% 55.11%
Number of salaries quoted 20,697 26,791 28,705
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,434 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.04% +3.68% +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -44 129 £75,000 - 29
East London +16 7 £90,000 +12.50% 5
South London - 3 £70,000 - 1
West London +18 1 £30,500 -82.57% 1
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 768 (100.00%) Banking
2 505 (65.76%) Finance
3 328 (42.71%) Java
4 311 (40.49%) Agile Software Development
5 253 (32.94%) Front Office
6 217 (28.26%) SQL
7 150 (19.53%) Degree
8 141 (18.36%) Fixed Income
9 140 (18.23%) C#
10 135 (17.58%) Computer Science
11 114 (14.84%) Oracle
12 113 (14.71%) Python
13 112 (14.58%) Equities
14 111 (14.45%) JavaScript
14 111 (14.45%) Microservices
15 106 (13.80%) Derivative
16 102 (13.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 100 (13.02%) SQL Server
18 98 (12.76%) Unix
19 97 (12.63%) Linux
19 97 (12.63%) Multithreading
20 95 (12.37%) TDD
21 94 (12.24%) Asset Management
22 90 (11.72%) .NET
23 88 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
24 86 (11.20%) Low Latency
25 84 (10.94%) AWS
26 83 (10.81%) Greenfield Project
27 78 (10.16%) DevOps
27 78 (10.16%) AngularJS

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 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
2 28 (3.65%) Apache Spark
2 28 (3.65%) Tomcat
3 25 (3.26%) Apache
4 10 (1.30%) Confluence
5 5 (0.65%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.52%) nginx
7 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.39%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.39%) SAS
7 3 (0.39%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.26%) MTS
8 2 (0.26%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.13%) IIS
9 1 (0.13%) JBoss
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 41 (5.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (2.34%) thinkFolio
2 8 (1.04%) Distributed Ledger
3 3 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.26%) ION MarketView
4 2 (0.26%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 84 (10.94%) AWS
2 59 (7.68%) Azure
3 24 (3.13%) Power Platform
4 23 (2.99%) SaaS
5 19 (2.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 19 (2.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 11 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (1.43%) Amazon S3
7 10 (1.30%) GCP
7 10 (1.30%) OpenShift
8 9 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (1.17%) GitHub
9 8 (1.04%) Serverless
10 6 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (0.78%) Office 365
10 6 (0.78%) PaaS
11 5 (0.65%) Route 53
12 4 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.52%) npm
13 3 (0.39%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.08%) DNS
2 10 (1.30%) Firewall
2 10 (1.30%) HTTP
3 9 (1.17%) Intranet
3 9 (1.17%) SAN
4 6 (0.78%) Network Security
5 5 (0.65%) Internet
5 5 (0.65%) LAN
5 5 (0.65%) WAN
6 3 (0.39%) Multicast
6 3 (0.39%) VPN
7 2 (0.26%) Wireless
8 1 (0.13%) DHCP
8 1 (0.13%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.13%) Skype
8 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (13.02%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.51%) Relational Database
3 41 (5.34%) RDBMS
4 40 (5.21%) Oracle Database
5 37 (4.82%) Big Data
6 36 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (3.65%) Hadoop
7 28 (3.65%) NoSQL
8 24 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (3.13%) Power BI
9 20 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
10 16 (2.08%) DB2
11 14 (1.82%) MySQL
12 11 (1.43%) KDB
12 11 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
14 9 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (1.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 58 (7.55%) Jenkins
2 54 (7.03%) Git (software)
3 32 (4.17%) Maven
4 30 (3.91%) Cucumber
5 25 (3.26%) TeamCity
6 22 (2.86%) JIRA
7 14 (1.82%) JUnit
8 13 (1.69%) webpack
9 12 (1.56%) Selenium
10 9 (1.17%) Bitbucket
10 9 (1.17%) JMeter
10 9 (1.17%) LoadRunner
10 9 (1.17%) WebDriver
11 8 (1.04%) SonarQube
11 8 (1.04%) Subversion
12 7 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (0.91%) SpecFlow
12 7 (0.91%) Toad
13 6 (0.78%) GitLab
13 6 (0.78%) gulp
General
1 768 (100.00%) Banking
2 505 (65.76%) Finance
3 253 (32.94%) Front Office
4 28 (3.65%) Financial Institution
5 26 (3.39%) Legal
6 23 (2.99%) Back Office
7 19 (2.47%) French Language
7 19 (2.47%) German Language
7 19 (2.47%) Italian Language
7 19 (2.47%) Spanish Language
8 15 (1.95%) Retail
9 7 (0.91%) Marketing
10 3 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.39%) International Banking
10 3 (0.39%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.26%) Law
12 1 (0.13%) Games
12 1 (0.13%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.13%) Public Sector
12 1 (0.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 391 (50.91%) Developer
2 167 (21.74%) Java Developer
3 82 (10.68%) Analyst
4 66 (8.59%) Front Office Developer
5 52 (6.77%) Senior Developer
6 49 (6.38%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 47 (6.12%) Business Analyst
8 42 (5.47%) Architect
9 39 (5.08%) .NET Developer
10 36 (4.69%) C# Developer
10 36 (4.69%) Lead Developer
10 36 (4.69%) SQL Developer
11 29 (3.78%) Graduate
12 28 (3.65%) Graduate Developer
12 28 (3.65%) Lead Java Developer
13 26 (3.39%) Applications Support
13 26 (3.39%) Graduate .NET Developer
14 25 (3.26%) Java Engineer
15 24 (3.13%) C++ Developer
15 24 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (11.72%) .NET
2 78 (10.16%) AngularJS
3 71 (9.24%) HTML
4 60 (7.81%) CSS
5 54 (7.03%) React
6 51 (6.64%) Spring
7 43 (5.60%) J2EE
8 40 (5.21%) ASP.NET
9 38 (4.95%) HTML5
10 37 (4.82%) .NET Framework
11 35 (4.56%) WinForms
12 32 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
13 31 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web API
14 29 (3.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 29 (3.78%) RabbitMQ
15 26 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 26 (3.39%) JSON
16 24 (3.13%) XML
17 23 (2.99%) J2SE
18 20 (2.60%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 141 (18.36%) Fixed Income
2 112 (14.58%) Equities
3 106 (13.80%) Derivative
4 102 (13.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 83 (10.81%) Greenfield Project
6 75 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
7 46 (5.99%) Hedge funds
8 42 (5.47%) Credit Risk
9 32 (4.17%) Algorithms
10 26 (3.39%) Tandem
11 24 (3.13%) Market Risk
12 22 (2.86%) Data Structures
13 18 (2.34%) Public Cloud
14 17 (2.21%) User Experience
15 15 (1.95%) Management Information System
16 10 (1.30%) Equity Derivative
17 7 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
17 7 (0.91%) Data Centre
17 7 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
18 6 (0.78%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 98 (12.76%) Unix
2 97 (12.63%) Linux
3 44 (5.73%) Windows
4 16 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 15 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (1.82%) Solaris
7 5 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.52%) CentOS
8 4 (0.52%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.52%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.39%) Android
10 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (40.49%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (17.58%) Computer Science
3 111 (14.45%) Microservices
4 97 (12.63%) Multithreading
5 95 (12.37%) TDD
6 94 (12.24%) Asset Management
7 88 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
8 86 (11.20%) Low Latency
9 78 (10.16%) DevOps
10 70 (9.11%) Electronic Trading
11 66 (8.59%) Analytics
12 59 (7.68%) BDD
13 57 (7.42%) Software Engineering
14 56 (7.29%) Algorithmic Trading
14 56 (7.29%) Test Automation
15 54 (7.03%) Investment Management
15 54 (7.03%) Scrum
16 48 (6.25%) Project Management
17 46 (5.99%) Architectural Design
18 45 (5.86%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 328 (42.71%) Java
2 217 (28.26%) SQL
3 140 (18.23%) C#
4 113 (14.71%) Python
5 111 (14.45%) JavaScript
6 73 (9.51%) C++
7 50 (6.51%) Java 8
8 38 (4.95%) VBA
9 33 (4.30%) Scala
10 32 (4.17%) Korn
11 31 (4.04%) Bourne shell
12 30 (3.91%) Perl
13 27 (3.52%) Bash Shell
13 27 (3.52%) R
13 27 (3.52%) Ruby
14 19 (2.47%) Apex Code
15 18 (2.34%) TypeScript
16 16 (2.08%) Shell Script
17 15 (1.95%) PL/SQL
18 12 (1.56%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 150 (19.53%) Degree
2 54 (7.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (1.82%) CISSP
4 12 (1.56%) CISM
5 6 (0.78%) AWS Certification
5 6 (0.78%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (0.65%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.39%) MCSE
7 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.26%) CFA
8 2 (0.26%) MBA
8 2 (0.26%) PhD
9 1 (0.13%) CRISC
9 1 (0.13%) DCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.25%) QA
2 17 (2.21%) SLA
3 15 (1.95%) GDPR
4 14 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.43%) MiFID
6 8 (1.04%) EMIR
7 7 (0.91%) Basel III
8 5 (0.65%) PMO
9 3 (0.39%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.39%) IFRS
9 3 (0.39%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 43 (5.60%) Docker
2 9 (1.17%) Cronacle
2 9 (1.17%) Veritas File System
2 9 (1.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 6 (0.78%) GridGain
4 5 (0.65%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.26%) vSphere
8 1 (0.13%) HDFS
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Clusterware
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (4.82%) Kubernetes
2 28 (3.65%) Ansible
3 23 (2.99%) Terraform
4 16 (2.08%) Puppet
5 11 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.65%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (0.52%) Control-M
7 4 (0.52%) Rancher
7 4 (0.52%) SCCM
8 3 (0.39%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.26%) Netcool
10 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.13%) Grafana
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.13%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.13%) SCOM
10 1 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 114 (14.84%) Oracle
2 63 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 38 (4.95%) Tableau
4 27 (3.52%) Bloomberg
5 25 (3.26%) ION Trading
6 21 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (2.60%) Reuters
7 20 (2.60%) Sybase
8 18 (2.34%) Cisco
9 17 (2.21%) FXall
9 17 (2.21%) MarketAxess
9 17 (2.21%) Tradeweb
10 16 (2.08%) Eze Software Group
11 14 (1.82%) Atlassian
12 13 (1.69%) Red Hat
12 13 (1.69%) VMware
13 12 (1.56%) Solace
14 9 (1.17%) Charles River
14 9 (1.17%) Veritas
15 8 (1.04%) CheckPoint