Period
to 14 June 2021

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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > London
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 239 213 235
Rank change year-on-year -26 +22 -131
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 552 572 834
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.45% 1.64% 1.45%
As % of the General category 2.38% 2.71% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 415 517 709
10th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £85,000 £71,000
Median % change year-on-year - +19.72% +1.43%
75th Percentile £112,500 £110,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £121,250 £133,750 £112,500
England median annual salary £85,000 £85,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +21.43% -

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 23,196 21,095 35,890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 60.96% 60.57% 62.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15,927 16,815 28,485
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £64,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +5.47% +6.67%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £100,000
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 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 14 June 2021.

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 14 June 2021. 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 -15 93 £87,500 +4.48% 40
East London +13 4 £112,500 +25.00% 2
South London +4 4 £42,500 -64.58% 4
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 14 June 2021, 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.

1 552 (100.00%) Banking
2 314 (56.88%) Finance
3 244 (44.20%) Agile Software Development
4 235 (42.57%) Java
5 179 (32.43%) Front Office
6 151 (27.36%) SQL
7 144 (26.09%) Python
8 138 (25.00%) Equities
9 136 (24.64%) Derivative
10 122 (22.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 121 (21.92%) AWS
12 111 (20.11%) Azure
13 108 (19.57%) Fixed Income
14 101 (18.30%) JavaScript
15 99 (17.93%) Social Skills
16 98 (17.75%) Analytics
17 96 (17.39%) DevOps
18 95 (17.21%) TDD
19 84 (15.22%) Scrum
20 77 (13.95%) Linux
21 76 (13.77%) Machine Learning
21 76 (13.77%) Fintech
22 74 (13.41%) Asset Management
23 72 (13.04%) Risk Management
23 72 (13.04%) JIRA
24 71 (12.86%) C#
25 70 (12.68%) AngularJS
26 69 (12.50%) Unix
27 67 (12.14%) Spring
28 66 (11.96%) SDLC

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 21 (3.80%) Confluence
2 15 (2.72%) Apache Spark
2 15 (2.72%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (2.36%) CMS
4 9 (1.63%) JBoss
5 7 (1.27%) IIS
6 6 (1.09%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (1.09%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.91%) Apache
8 4 (0.72%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (0.72%) Luigi
9 3 (0.54%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.36%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.18%) GemFire
11 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (3.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.72%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.91%) Loan IQ
2 3 (0.54%) Eikon
2 3 (0.54%) Misys Midas
3 1 (0.18%) Advent Geneva
3 1 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.18%) INSURE/90
3 1 (0.18%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.18%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 121 (21.92%) AWS
2 111 (20.11%) Azure
3 60 (10.87%) GCP
4 29 (5.25%) SaaS
5 18 (3.26%) OpenShift
6 17 (3.08%) GitHub
7 9 (1.63%) npm
8 7 (1.27%) Power Platform
9 6 (1.09%) Amazon EKS
9 6 (1.09%) Amazon EMR
9 6 (1.09%) Serverless
10 5 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.72%) IaaS
11 4 (0.72%) Microsoft 365
11 4 (0.72%) PaaS
12 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.18%) Matillion
13 1 (0.18%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 1 (0.18%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.63%) FTP
2 4 (0.72%) NAS
2 4 (0.72%) SAN
2 4 (0.72%) Wireshark
3 3 (0.54%) Internet
3 3 (0.54%) VPN
4 2 (0.36%) DHCP
4 2 (0.36%) DNS
4 2 (0.36%) HTTP
4 2 (0.36%) Skype
4 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.18%) Firewall
5 1 (0.18%) Multicast
5 1 (0.18%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (11.05%) Relational Database
2 42 (7.61%) NoSQL
3 35 (6.34%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (5.98%) MongoDB
5 32 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
6 28 (5.07%) Big Data
7 25 (4.53%) RDBMS
8 21 (3.80%) Data Mart
9 20 (3.62%) DB2
9 20 (3.62%) SQL Server
10 16 (2.90%) Hadoop
11 15 (2.72%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (2.72%) KDB
12 13 (2.36%) Data Vault
13 11 (1.99%) Hazelcast
14 9 (1.63%) Tableau
15 8 (1.45%) MySQL
16 7 (1.27%) Power BI
17 5 (0.91%) Data Lake
18 4 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 72 (13.04%) JIRA
2 59 (10.69%) Git (software)
3 42 (7.61%) Jenkins
4 24 (4.35%) Maven
5 19 (3.44%) Gradle
6 18 (3.26%) SonarQube
7 17 (3.08%) Bitbucket Server
7 17 (3.08%) Eclipse
7 17 (3.08%) IntelliJ
8 12 (2.17%) Artifactory
9 11 (1.99%) Bitbucket
9 11 (1.99%) JUnit
9 11 (1.99%) Pylint
9 11 (1.99%) Sourcetree
10 9 (1.63%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.45%) Mockito
12 7 (1.27%) GitLab
12 7 (1.27%) Selenium
13 6 (1.09%) EasyMock
13 6 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 552 (100.00%) Banking
2 314 (56.88%) Finance
3 179 (32.43%) Front Office
4 99 (17.93%) Social Skills
5 38 (6.88%) Financial Institution
6 23 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (3.99%) Back Office
8 21 (3.80%) Retail
9 12 (2.17%) Law
10 11 (1.99%) Legal
11 10 (1.81%) Advertising
12 9 (1.63%) Influencing Skills
13 7 (1.27%) Retail Banking
14 6 (1.09%) Telecoms
15 5 (0.91%) Marketing
16 4 (0.72%) Presentation Skills
17 3 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
17 3 (0.54%) Games
17 3 (0.54%) Private Banking
18 2 (0.36%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 283 (51.27%) Developer
2 117 (21.20%) Java Developer
3 79 (14.31%) Analyst
4 61 (11.05%) Senior Developer
5 41 (7.43%) Business Analyst
5 41 (7.43%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 35 (6.34%) Angular Developer
7 34 (6.16%) Front Office Developer
8 29 (5.25%) Python Developer
8 29 (5.25%) Senior Java Developer
9 27 (4.89%) Applications Support
10 23 (4.17%) C# Developer
10 23 (4.17%) Support Engineer
11 22 (3.99%) Agile Developer
12 21 (3.80%) Agile Java Developer
12 21 (3.80%) Architect
12 21 (3.80%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 21 (3.80%) Murex Analyst
12 21 (3.80%) Murex Business Analyst
13 20 (3.62%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (12.68%) AngularJS
2 67 (12.14%) Spring
3 65 (11.78%) React
4 61 (11.05%) Web Services
5 49 (8.88%) .NET
6 42 (7.61%) Middleware
7 35 (6.34%) Kafka
8 33 (5.98%) REST
9 27 (4.89%) Spring Boot
10 25 (4.53%) HTML
11 22 (3.99%) Express
11 22 (3.99%) Node.js
12 21 (3.80%) Murex MxML
13 17 (3.08%) Hibernate
14 16 (2.90%) Elastic Stack
15 15 (2.72%) FIX Protocol
15 15 (2.72%) HTML5
15 15 (2.72%) JSON
16 14 (2.54%) ASP.NET
16 14 (2.54%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 138 (25.00%) Equities
2 136 (24.64%) Derivative
3 122 (22.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 108 (19.57%) Fixed Income
5 56 (10.14%) Hedge funds
6 50 (9.06%) Market Risk
7 19 (3.44%) Equity Derivative
8 17 (3.08%) Blog
8 17 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
9 14 (2.54%) Clustering
9 14 (2.54%) OTC Derivatives
10 12 (2.17%) User Experience
10 12 (2.17%) Video\Live Streaming
11 10 (1.81%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.81%) Reference Data
11 10 (1.81%) SWIFT
12 9 (1.63%) Credit Risk
12 9 (1.63%) Virtual Team
13 8 (1.45%) Algorithms
14 7 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 77 (13.95%) Linux
2 69 (12.50%) Unix
3 43 (7.79%) Windows
4 16 (2.90%) Solaris
5 9 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (0.54%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.54%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.18%) CentOS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (44.20%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (17.75%) Analytics
3 96 (17.39%) DevOps
4 95 (17.21%) TDD
5 84 (15.22%) Scrum
6 76 (13.77%) Fintech
6 76 (13.77%) Machine Learning
7 74 (13.41%) Asset Management
8 72 (13.04%) Risk Management
9 66 (11.96%) SDLC
10 65 (11.78%) Software Engineering
11 63 (11.41%) Investment Management
12 59 (10.69%) Artificial Intelligence
13 58 (10.51%) BDD
13 58 (10.51%) Microservices
14 50 (9.06%) Multithreading
15 48 (8.70%) Computer Science
16 44 (7.97%) Mathematics
16 44 (7.97%) Problem-Solving
17 39 (7.07%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 235 (42.57%) Java
2 151 (27.36%) SQL
3 144 (26.09%) Python
4 101 (18.30%) JavaScript
5 71 (12.86%) C#
6 38 (6.88%) TypeScript
7 27 (4.89%) Perl
8 24 (4.35%) Bash Shell
9 23 (4.17%) Shell Script
10 20 (3.62%) VBA
11 18 (3.26%) T-SQL
12 15 (2.72%) Scala
13 12 (2.17%) C++
14 11 (1.99%) ES6
14 11 (1.99%) Java 8
15 9 (1.63%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.91%) PowerShell
17 4 (0.72%) Erlang
17 4 (0.72%) Go
17 4 (0.72%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 46 (8.33%) Degree
2 26 (4.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (2.36%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (0.91%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.72%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.54%) CISA
6 3 (0.54%) CRISC
6 3 (0.54%) PhD
6 3 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.36%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.36%) ACCA
7 2 (0.36%) CFA
7 2 (0.36%) CIMA
7 2 (0.36%) CISSP
7 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.18%) ISEB
8 1 (0.18%) RHCA
8 1 (0.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.71%) MiFID
2 25 (4.53%) EMIR
3 24 (4.35%) QA
4 7 (1.27%) PMO
4 7 (1.27%) SLA
5 5 (0.91%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.72%) IFRS
7 3 (0.54%) NIST
7 3 (0.54%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.36%) COBIT
8 2 (0.36%) GRC
9 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.18%) GDPR
9 1 (0.18%) ITGC
System Software
1 60 (10.87%) Docker
2 13 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.91%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.36%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.18%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 44 (7.97%) Kubernetes
2 32 (5.80%) Ansible
3 15 (2.72%) Terraform
4 13 (2.36%) Puppet
5 8 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.27%) ITRS Geneos
7 6 (1.09%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.36%) Nagios
8 2 (0.36%) SCCM
8 2 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.36%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.18%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.18%) Control-M
9 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.18%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (6.88%) Murex
2 36 (6.52%) Oracle
3 30 (5.43%) Sybase
4 21 (3.80%) Splunk
5 16 (2.90%) Bloomberg
5 16 (2.90%) Microsoft
6 15 (2.72%) Fidessa
7 14 (2.54%) Alteryx
8 12 (2.17%) Informatica
9 11 (1.99%) Sophis
10 10 (1.81%) Capita
10 10 (1.81%) SmartStream
11 8 (1.45%) Google
11 8 (1.45%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.45%) TIBCO
12 7 (1.27%) AppDynamics
12 7 (1.27%) Kofax
12 7 (1.27%) Sun
13 6 (1.09%) Reuters
14 4 (0.72%) Sage