Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > London
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 176 247 94
Rank change year-on-year +71 -153 -76
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 397 762 2,328
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.97% 1.36% 3.40%
As % of the General category 4.03% 2.84% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 373 647 1,127
Median annual salary £92,500 £77,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.35% +10.71% -3.45%
10th Percentile £59,000 £48,750 £41,500
90th Percentile £132,500 £118,750 £112,500
England median annual salary £90,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% -3.45%

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 9,839 26,851 34,724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.73% 48.06% 50.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8,005 21,118 26,969
Median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £117,000 £102,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +2.94%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +128 82 £82,500 +10.00% 12
East London +22 3 £85,000 +13.33% 4
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 397 (100.00%) Banking
2 281 (70.78%) Finance
3 226 (56.93%) Agile Software Development
4 220 (55.42%) Java
5 199 (50.13%) Front Office
6 179 (45.09%) Python
7 171 (43.07%) Fixed Income
8 157 (39.55%) Derivative
9 155 (39.04%) Asset Management
10 146 (36.78%) JavaScript
10 146 (36.78%) Investment Management
11 140 (35.26%) AWS
11 140 (35.26%) Hedge funds
12 138 (34.76%) Software Engineering
13 137 (34.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 137 (34.51%) AngularJS
14 133 (33.50%) Web Services
15 123 (30.98%) React
16 117 (29.47%) SQL
17 113 (28.46%) Equities
18 103 (25.94%) Vue.js
19 81 (20.40%) DevOps
20 67 (16.88%) Azure
21 52 (13.10%) Analytics
21 52 (13.10%) GCP
22 51 (12.85%) Kotlin
23 48 (12.09%) Business Analysis
24 44 (11.08%) Fintech
25 43 (10.83%) C#
26 39 (9.82%) Spring

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 11 (2.77%) Tomcat
2 10 (2.52%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.02%) Apache
4 6 (1.51%) Confluence
5 5 (1.26%) IIS
5 5 (1.26%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.50%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.25%) Camunda
8 1 (0.25%) Liferay
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.25%) SAS
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.01%) Loan IQ
2 2 (0.50%) Misys Opics
3 1 (0.25%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 140 (35.26%) AWS
2 67 (16.88%) Azure
3 52 (13.10%) GCP
4 35 (8.82%) Serverless
5 33 (8.31%) Amazon S3
5 33 (8.31%) AWS Lambda
6 32 (8.06%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (2.02%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 5 (1.26%) Office 365
9 3 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.76%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.76%) SaaS
10 2 (0.50%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.25%) AWS Fargate
11 1 (0.25%) GitHub
11 1 (0.25%) Kong
11 1 (0.25%) npm
11 1 (0.25%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.28%) Firewall
2 15 (3.78%) Network Security
3 8 (2.02%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (1.51%) LAN
4 6 (1.51%) SSL
4 6 (1.51%) VPN
4 6 (1.51%) WAN
4 6 (1.51%) Wireshark
5 5 (1.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (1.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (1.26%) SNMP
6 2 (0.50%) BGP
6 2 (0.50%) HTTP
6 2 (0.50%) Multicast
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.25%) DHCP
7 1 (0.25%) DNS
7 1 (0.25%) OSPF
7 1 (0.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.31%) SQL Server
2 32 (8.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 17 (4.28%) NoSQL
4 14 (3.53%) MongoDB
5 11 (2.77%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.02%) Big Data
7 6 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.51%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.26%) Hazelcast
8 5 (1.26%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.01%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.76%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.76%) Apache Ignite
10 3 (0.76%) Impala
10 3 (0.76%) KDB
10 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.50%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.50%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.50%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 32 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 26 (6.55%) Jenkins
3 24 (6.05%) RStudio
4 23 (5.79%) Maven
5 15 (3.78%) JIRA
6 12 (3.02%) TeamCity
7 11 (2.77%) Subversion
8 5 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.26%) Gradle
8 5 (1.26%) JUnit
9 4 (1.01%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.01%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.76%) FitNesse
10 3 (0.76%) Robot Framework
11 2 (0.50%) GitLab
12 1 (0.25%) EasyMock
12 1 (0.25%) Mockito
12 1 (0.25%) Selenium
12 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.25%) webpack
General
1 397 (100.00%) Banking
2 281 (70.78%) Finance
3 199 (50.13%) Front Office
4 15 (3.78%) Financial Institution
5 13 (3.27%) Legal
5 13 (3.27%) Retail
6 12 (3.02%) Back Office
7 10 (2.52%) Games
8 5 (1.26%) Advertising
9 3 (0.76%) French Language
9 3 (0.76%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.50%) International Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Law
11 1 (0.25%) Marketing
11 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 251 (63.22%) Developer
2 82 (20.65%) Python Developer
3 79 (19.90%) Software Engineer
4 78 (19.65%) Java Developer
5 77 (19.40%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 73 (18.39%) AWS Developer
7 68 (17.13%) Python Engineer
8 67 (16.88%) AWS Engineer
9 63 (15.87%) Python Software Engineer
10 45 (11.34%) AWS Software Engineer
11 41 (10.33%) Front Office Developer
12 40 (10.08%) JavaScript Developer
12 40 (10.08%) Senior Developer
13 30 (7.56%) Java Engineer
14 27 (6.80%) Analyst
15 24 (6.05%) JavaScript Engineer
16 23 (5.79%) Senior Java Developer
17 20 (5.04%) Applications Support
17 20 (5.04%) Architect
17 20 (5.04%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (34.51%) AngularJS
2 133 (33.50%) Web Services
3 123 (30.98%) React
4 103 (25.94%) Vue.js
5 39 (9.82%) Spring
6 32 (8.06%) .NET
7 31 (7.81%) Node.js
8 18 (4.53%) Hibernate
9 17 (4.28%) J2EE
9 17 (4.28%) REST
10 16 (4.03%) HTML
10 16 (4.03%) JMS
10 16 (4.03%) Spring Boot
11 14 (3.53%) RESTful
12 13 (3.27%) Kafka
13 12 (3.02%) CSS
14 11 (2.77%) Middleware
14 11 (2.77%) XML
15 10 (2.52%) ActiveMQ
16 9 (2.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 171 (43.07%) Fixed Income
2 157 (39.55%) Derivative
3 140 (35.26%) Hedge funds
4 137 (34.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 113 (28.46%) Equities
6 27 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (6.05%) Market Risk
8 15 (3.78%) Blog
9 9 (2.27%) Credit Risk
9 9 (2.27%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.27%) Virtual Team
10 8 (2.02%) Robotics
11 7 (1.76%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.76%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (1.51%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 6 (1.51%) OTC Derivatives
13 5 (1.26%) Data Structures
13 5 (1.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 5 (1.26%) Reference Data
13 5 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.06%) Unix
2 30 (7.56%) Windows
3 19 (4.79%) Linux
4 13 (3.27%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.02%) Solaris
6 7 (1.76%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.51%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (56.93%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (39.04%) Asset Management
3 146 (36.78%) Investment Management
4 138 (34.76%) Software Engineering
5 81 (20.40%) DevOps
6 52 (13.10%) Analytics
7 48 (12.09%) Business Analysis
8 44 (11.08%) Fintech
9 38 (9.57%) Decision-Making
10 37 (9.32%) Artificial Intelligence
10 37 (9.32%) Portfolio Management
11 36 (9.07%) Scrum
12 35 (8.82%) Computer Science
12 35 (8.82%) Machine Learning
12 35 (8.82%) OO
13 31 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
14 30 (7.56%) Front End Development
14 30 (7.56%) TDD
15 28 (7.05%) Mentoring
16 27 (6.80%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 220 (55.42%) Java
2 179 (45.09%) Python
3 146 (36.78%) JavaScript
4 117 (29.47%) SQL
5 51 (12.85%) Kotlin
6 43 (10.83%) C#
7 22 (5.54%) PowerShell
8 21 (5.29%) TypeScript
9 20 (5.04%) Scala
10 19 (4.79%) Java 8
11 18 (4.53%) C++
12 10 (2.52%) T-SQL
13 8 (2.02%) Apex Code
13 8 (2.02%) SOQL
14 7 (1.76%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.76%) R
15 6 (1.51%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.26%) VB
17 3 (0.76%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (8.06%) Degree
2 20 (5.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.76%) Master's Degree
5 6 (1.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 6 (1.51%) CCNP
5 6 (1.51%) CCSP
5 6 (1.51%) CISM
5 6 (1.51%) CISSP
5 6 (1.51%) CREST Certified
5 6 (1.51%) GCFA
5 6 (1.51%) GCIA
5 6 (1.51%) GCIH
6 3 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.25%) CCNA
8 1 (0.25%) SAFe Agilist
8 1 (0.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.77%) QA
2 7 (1.76%) COBIT
3 6 (1.51%) EMIR
3 6 (1.51%) NIST
4 5 (1.26%) MiFID
5 4 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.50%) SLA
7 1 (0.25%) FINRA
7 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 13 (3.27%) Docker
3 5 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.26%) vSphere
4 2 (0.50%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.25%) HDFS
5 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (3.78%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.76%) Ansible
3 6 (1.51%) CSIRT
4 5 (1.26%) SCCM
5 2 (0.50%) Control-M
5 2 (0.50%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.50%) Puppet
5 2 (0.50%) Terraform
6 1 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.25%) Icinga
6 1 (0.25%) Mesos
6 1 (0.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 37 (9.32%) Google
2 24 (6.05%) Cisco
2 24 (6.05%) Oracle
3 23 (5.79%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.53%) Bloomberg
5 11 (2.77%) VMware
6 9 (2.27%) Palo Alto
7 8 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.02%) Solace
8 7 (1.76%) Murex
9 6 (1.51%) F5
10 5 (1.26%) CheckPoint
10 5 (1.26%) EMC
11 4 (1.01%) Fidessa
12 3 (0.76%) Arista
12 3 (0.76%) ION Trading
12 3 (0.76%) Kofax
13 2 (0.50%) Charles River
13 2 (0.50%) Sun
13 2 (0.50%) TIBCO