Period
to 28 January 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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > London
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 245 162 50
Rank change year-on-year -83 -112 +63
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 732 1,380 3,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.43% 2.20% 5.40%
As % of the General category 2.93% 4.45% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 650 1,087 1,215
London median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% -3.45% +7.41%
10th Percentile £48,750 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £133,750 £110,000 £115,000
England median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% - +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 25,016 31,022 36,734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.80% 49.35% 53.26%
Number of salaries quoted 19,692 24,441 28,300
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £98,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +8 174 £75,000 +6.38% 23
East London +3 4 £90,000 -18.18% 3
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 732 (100.00%) Banking
2 489 (66.80%) Finance
3 327 (44.67%) Java
4 258 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
5 236 (32.24%) Front Office
6 205 (28.01%) Fixed Income
7 189 (25.82%) AWS
8 187 (25.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 180 (24.59%) Asset Management
10 168 (22.95%) SQL
11 163 (22.27%) Equities
11 163 (22.27%) Derivative
12 155 (21.17%) Azure
13 151 (20.63%) AngularJS
13 151 (20.63%) JavaScript
13 151 (20.63%) C#
14 142 (19.40%) Hedge funds
15 139 (18.99%) Investment Management
16 137 (18.72%) Python
17 128 (17.49%) Software Engineering
18 122 (16.67%) Web Services
19 117 (15.98%) DevOps
20 116 (15.85%) React
21 114 (15.57%) Degree
22 106 (14.48%) .NET
22 106 (14.48%) GCP
23 104 (14.21%) Computer Science
24 101 (13.80%) SQL Server
25 96 (13.11%) Business Analysis
26 87 (11.89%) Microservices

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 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
2 29 (3.96%) Tomcat
3 26 (3.55%) Apache
4 13 (1.78%) Apache Spark
5 6 (0.82%) nginx
6 4 (0.55%) CMS
6 4 (0.55%) Confluence
6 4 (0.55%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.41%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.41%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.41%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.27%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.27%) MTS
8 2 (0.27%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.14%) JBoss
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (4.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.78%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.27%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 22 (3.01%) thinkFolio
2 8 (1.09%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.14%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.14%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 189 (25.82%) AWS
2 155 (21.17%) Azure
3 106 (14.48%) GCP
4 30 (4.10%) Amazon ECS
4 30 (4.10%) Amazon SQS
5 24 (3.28%) SaaS
6 15 (2.05%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 15 (2.05%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 13 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.50%) AWS Fargate
8 11 (1.50%) GitHub
9 8 (1.09%) Serverless
10 7 (0.96%) Power Platform
11 6 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.82%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.68%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.55%) IaaS
14 3 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.32%) Firewall
2 9 (1.23%) Intranet
2 9 (1.23%) LAN
2 9 (1.23%) WAN
3 7 (0.96%) HTTP
4 5 (0.68%) Network Security
4 5 (0.68%) VPN
5 4 (0.55%) Wireless
6 3 (0.41%) DNS
6 3 (0.41%) Internet
6 3 (0.41%) Multicast
6 3 (0.41%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.27%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (0.27%) NAS
7 2 (0.27%) Skype
7 2 (0.27%) VoIP
8 1 (0.14%) DHCP
8 1 (0.14%) OSPF
8 1 (0.14%) SMTP
8 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (13.80%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.10%) Amazon Redshift
3 23 (3.14%) NoSQL
4 22 (3.01%) MongoDB
5 21 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (2.46%) Oracle Database
6 18 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (2.32%) Big Data
8 16 (2.19%) Relational Database
9 14 (1.91%) MySQL
10 13 (1.78%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.64%) Hadoop
11 12 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.96%) Power BI
15 7 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
15 7 (0.96%) SQL Server 2019
16 6 (0.82%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 50 (6.83%) Git (software)
2 37 (5.05%) Jenkins
3 33 (4.51%) Maven
4 29 (3.96%) TeamCity
5 19 (2.60%) JIRA
6 18 (2.46%) Cucumber
7 16 (2.19%) GitLab
8 12 (1.64%) JUnit
9 11 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (1.23%) Subversion
10 9 (1.23%) Zephyr
11 8 (1.09%) SonarQube
12 6 (0.82%) SpecFlow
12 6 (0.82%) TestComplete
12 6 (0.82%) Visual Studio
13 5 (0.68%) Bitbucket
13 5 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (0.55%) gulp
14 4 (0.55%) PhpStorm
14 4 (0.55%) PHPUnit
General
1 732 (100.00%) Banking
2 489 (66.80%) Finance
3 236 (32.24%) Front Office
4 23 (3.14%) Financial Institution
5 22 (3.01%) French Language
5 22 (3.01%) German Language
5 22 (3.01%) Italian Language
5 22 (3.01%) Spanish Language
6 17 (2.32%) Back Office
7 14 (1.91%) Legal
8 12 (1.64%) Retail
9 7 (0.96%) Advertising
10 6 (0.82%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.68%) Law
11 5 (0.68%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.41%) International Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Marketing
13 2 (0.27%) Public Sector
14 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 355 (48.50%) Developer
2 157 (21.45%) Java Developer
3 103 (14.07%) Front Office Developer
4 80 (10.93%) Analyst
5 65 (8.88%) Software Engineer
6 47 (6.42%) .NET Developer
7 44 (6.01%) C# Developer
8 43 (5.87%) Senior Developer
9 42 (5.74%) Investment Banking Java Developer
10 41 (5.60%) Business Analyst
11 34 (4.64%) Java Engineer
12 32 (4.37%) Architect
13 30 (4.10%) Graduate
13 30 (4.10%) Graduate Developer
13 30 (4.10%) React Developer
14 29 (3.96%) Support Engineer
15 27 (3.69%) Graduate .NET Developer
16 26 (3.55%) Applications Support
16 26 (3.55%) Full Stack Developer
17 25 (3.42%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (20.63%) AngularJS
2 122 (16.67%) Web Services
3 116 (15.85%) React
4 106 (14.48%) .NET
5 80 (10.93%) Node.js
6 72 (9.84%) J2EE
7 60 (8.20%) HTML
8 50 (6.83%) .NET Framework
8 50 (6.83%) ASP.NET
9 49 (6.69%) Vue.js
10 48 (6.56%) CSS
11 40 (5.46%) ASP.NET Web API
12 39 (5.33%) RabbitMQ
13 36 (4.92%) Redux
14 33 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC
14 33 (4.51%) WinForms
15 31 (4.23%) .NET Core
15 31 (4.23%) XML
16 28 (3.83%) Spring
17 27 (3.69%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 205 (28.01%) Fixed Income
2 187 (25.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 163 (22.27%) Derivative
3 163 (22.27%) Equities
4 142 (19.40%) Hedge funds
5 62 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
7 34 (4.64%) Blog
8 27 (3.69%) Tandem
9 22 (3.01%) Credit Risk
10 21 (2.87%) Public Cloud
11 17 (2.32%) Algorithms
12 16 (2.19%) Management Information System
12 16 (2.19%) Market Risk
13 12 (1.64%) Data Structures
14 11 (1.50%) Grid Computing
14 11 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
15 7 (0.96%) Data Centre
15 7 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
16 5 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (8.74%) Unix
2 63 (8.61%) Linux
3 42 (5.74%) Windows
4 15 (2.05%) Solaris
4 15 (2.05%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.68%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.55%) CentOS
7 4 (0.55%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.27%) Android
9 2 (0.27%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (35.25%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (24.59%) Asset Management
3 139 (18.99%) Investment Management
4 128 (17.49%) Software Engineering
5 117 (15.98%) DevOps
6 104 (14.21%) Computer Science
7 96 (13.11%) Business Analysis
8 87 (11.89%) Microservices
9 86 (11.75%) TDD
10 70 (9.56%) Multithreading
11 69 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
12 68 (9.29%) Decision-Making
13 63 (8.61%) Fintech
14 58 (7.92%) Low Latency
15 57 (7.79%) Fund Management
16 55 (7.51%) Test Automation
17 52 (7.10%) Portfolio Management
18 47 (6.42%) BDD
19 46 (6.28%) Electronic Trading
20 45 (6.15%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 327 (44.67%) Java
2 168 (22.95%) SQL
3 151 (20.63%) C#
3 151 (20.63%) JavaScript
4 137 (18.72%) Python
5 52 (7.10%) C++
6 36 (4.92%) Kotlin
6 36 (4.92%) Perl
7 35 (4.78%) Korn
8 34 (4.64%) Bash Shell
8 34 (4.64%) Bourne shell
9 31 (4.23%) Java 8
10 28 (3.83%) Ruby
10 28 (3.83%) TypeScript
11 22 (3.01%) VBA
12 19 (2.60%) R
13 18 (2.46%) Scala
14 15 (2.05%) Apex Code
15 12 (1.64%) C-shell
15 12 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 114 (15.57%) Degree
2 41 (5.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.78%) CISSP
4 12 (1.64%) CISM
5 6 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (0.55%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.55%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.55%) PhD
7 3 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.41%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.41%) MCSE
7 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.27%) CCNA
9 1 (0.14%) CCNP
9 1 (0.14%) CRISC
9 1 (0.14%) DCSE
9 1 (0.14%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.78%) QA
2 16 (2.19%) SLA
3 15 (2.05%) GDPR
4 12 (1.64%) EMIR
4 12 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.82%) MiFID
6 4 (0.55%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.41%) PMO
8 2 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.14%) FINRA
9 1 (0.14%) IFRS
9 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 76 (10.38%) Docker
2 6 (0.82%) GridGain
3 4 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.41%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.41%) vSphere
5 1 (0.14%) Cronacle
5 1 (0.14%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 52 (7.10%) Terraform
2 44 (6.01%) Kubernetes
3 21 (2.87%) Ansible
4 17 (2.32%) Puppet
5 9 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.82%) Control-M
8 5 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (0.55%) Rancher
10 1 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.14%) Consul
10 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.14%) Packer
10 1 (0.14%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.14%) SCCM
10 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 63 (8.61%) Oracle
2 60 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 57 (7.79%) Google
4 27 (3.69%) ION Trading
5 26 (3.55%) Bloomberg
6 23 (3.14%) Reuters
7 20 (2.73%) Cisco
7 20 (2.73%) Eze Software Group
7 20 (2.73%) FXall
7 20 (2.73%) HP
7 20 (2.73%) MarketAxess
7 20 (2.73%) Tradeweb
8 17 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (2.32%) Tableau
9 16 (2.19%) Murex
10 15 (2.05%) Charles River
11 10 (1.37%) CheckPoint
12 9 (1.23%) Arista
12 9 (1.23%) Sybase
13 7 (0.96%) Solace