Period
to 24 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 119 82
Rank change year-on-year +97 -37 -2
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 7206 2019 3156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 9.60% 2.66% 3.54%
As % of the General category 17.71% 5.09% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1306 1649 2540
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £115,000 £110,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +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 40681 39698 49563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 54.22% 52.36% 55.59%
Number of salaries quoted 28669 33900 41238
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -13 358 £72,500 - 47
East London -21 22 £70,000 - 1
South London +8 7 £115,000 -17.86%
North London +10 3 £50,000 +66.67%
West London +8 1 £110,000 +10.00% 1
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Investment Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 7206 (100.00%) Banking
2 6681 (92.71%) Finance
3 5610 (77.85%) Asset Management
4 5579 (77.42%) Wealth Management
5 5489 (76.17%) Retail Banking
6 2559 (35.51%) Java
7 2416 (33.53%) Analytical Skills
8 2209 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
9 1844 (25.59%) SDLC
10 1558 (21.62%) Front Office
11 1433 (19.89%) Project Management
12 1221 (16.94%) SQL
13 1192 (16.54%) Oracle
14 1187 (16.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 1177 (16.33%) Unix
16 1169 (16.22%) Degree
17 1167 (16.19%) Derivative
18 962 (13.35%) Business Analysis
19 933 (12.95%) Equities
20 880 (12.21%) Multithreading
21 779 (10.81%) C#
22 777 (10.78%) Analytics
23 769 (10.67%) Linux
24 739 (10.26%) Scrum
25 732 (10.16%) Risk Management
26 731 (10.14%) QA
27 706 (9.80%) Windows
28 678 (9.41%) Low Latency
29 663 (9.20%) Fixed Income
30 631 (8.76%) OO

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
1 316 (4.39%) Tomcat
2 231 (3.21%) Apache
3 177 (2.46%) MS Exchange
4 167 (2.32%) Skype for Business
5 144 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 121 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 114 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
8 88 (1.22%) JBoss
9 82 (1.14%) Confluence
10 75 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
11 65 (0.90%) Apache Spark
12 61 (0.85%) WebSphere
13 58 (0.80%) SAS
14 47 (0.65%) DataSynapse
15 44 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
16 38 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
17 33 (0.46%) IIS
18 26 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
19 18 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
20 15 (0.21%) Jetty
Applications
1 331 (4.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 224 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
3 139 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 52 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 36 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.014%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.014%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.014%) InVision
7 1 (0.014%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.014%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 65 (0.90%) Actimize
2 63 (0.87%) ION MarketView
3 49 (0.68%) Temenos T24
4 20 (0.28%) Markit EDM
5 16 (0.22%) RMDS
6 11 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.12%) Endur
8 8 (0.11%) Eikon
8 8 (0.11%) Global One
9 7 (0.097%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (0.083%) Dynamics CRM
10 6 (0.083%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 6 (0.083%) Oracle FAH
10 6 (0.083%) Summit
11 4 (0.056%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (0.056%) Oracle General Ledger
11 4 (0.056%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 4 (0.056%) Oracle TCA
12 3 (0.042%) thinkFolio
13 2 (0.028%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 155 (2.15%) GitHub
2 107 (1.48%) IaaS
3 67 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
4 45 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 29 (0.40%) Office 365
6 19 (0.26%) PaaS
7 14 (0.19%) npm
7 14 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (0.097%) SaaS
9 6 (0.083%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.042%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.028%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.014%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.014%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.014%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.014%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.014%) IBM Blueworks
12 1 (0.014%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.014%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 166 (2.30%) Skype
2 115 (1.60%) Firewall
3 88 (1.22%) TCP/IP
4 65 (0.90%) LDAP
5 64 (0.89%) HTTP
6 56 (0.78%) SSL
7 32 (0.44%) Wireless
8 30 (0.42%) DNS
9 27 (0.37%) Intranet
10 25 (0.35%) Unified Communications
11 24 (0.33%) VPN
12 21 (0.29%) NetScaler
13 20 (0.28%) WAN
14 18 (0.25%) SMTP
15 17 (0.24%) BGP
15 17 (0.24%) EIGRP
15 17 (0.24%) MPLS
15 17 (0.24%) Multicast
15 17 (0.24%) OSPF
15 17 (0.24%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 528 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 330 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
3 288 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 255 (3.54%) Big Data
5 222 (3.08%) Oracle Database
6 187 (2.60%) Hadoop
7 185 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 136 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
9 125 (1.73%) RDBMS
10 114 (1.58%) Neo4j
11 108 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 104 (1.44%) KDB
13 100 (1.39%) OLAP
14 95 (1.32%) NoSQL
15 93 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
16 91 (1.26%) Oracle OLAP
17 88 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 57 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
19 50 (0.69%) Hazelcast
19 50 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 497 (6.90%) JIRA
2 401 (5.56%) Maven
3 374 (5.19%) TeamCity
4 300 (4.16%) Subversion
5 234 (3.25%) JUnit
6 216 (3.00%) Git (software)
7 133 (1.85%) Jenkins
8 111 (1.54%) Cucumber
9 106 (1.47%) Visual Studio
10 98 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
11 67 (0.93%) Mockito
12 65 (0.90%) Gradle
13 63 (0.87%) MSTest
14 55 (0.76%) Ant
15 48 (0.67%) EasyMock
16 46 (0.64%) GCC
17 45 (0.62%) Hudson
18 42 (0.58%) jMock
19 41 (0.57%) Mercurial
19 41 (0.57%) Toad
General
1 7206 (100.00%) Banking
2 6681 (92.71%) Finance
3 5489 (76.17%) Retail Banking
4 1558 (21.62%) Front Office
5 296 (4.11%) Financial Institution
6 293 (4.07%) Legal
7 203 (2.82%) Back Office
8 75 (1.04%) Marketing
9 71 (0.99%) Publishing
10 63 (0.87%) Retail
11 50 (0.69%) German Language
12 47 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
13 30 (0.42%) Private Banking
14 16 (0.22%) General Ledger
15 15 (0.21%) Law
15 15 (0.21%) Multimedia
16 11 (0.15%) Advertising
17 9 (0.12%) Telecoms
18 5 (0.069%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.069%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 1945 (26.99%) Developer
2 1361 (18.89%) Analyst
3 1050 (14.57%) Business Analyst
4 978 (13.57%) Java Developer
5 552 (7.66%) Senior Developer
6 446 (6.19%) Software Engineer
7 297 (4.12%) IT Analyst
8 291 (4.04%) Senior Java Developer
9 258 (3.58%) Architect
10 241 (3.34%) Technical Leader
11 215 (2.98%) Project Manager
12 212 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
13 207 (2.87%) Support Analyst
14 206 (2.86%) Business IT Analyst
14 206 (2.86%) IT Business Analyst
15 199 (2.76%) C# Developer
15 199 (2.76%) IT Engineer
16 195 (2.71%) Senior Business Analyst
17 188 (2.61%) IT Manager
18 175 (2.43%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 541 (7.51%) .NET
2 384 (5.33%) Spring
3 334 (4.64%) REST
4 263 (3.65%) AngularJS
5 262 (3.64%) Web Services
6 248 (3.44%) FIX Protocol
7 209 (2.90%) XML
8 202 (2.80%) HTML
9 174 (2.41%) J2EE
10 170 (2.36%) RESTful
11 168 (2.33%) ASP.NET
12 164 (2.28%) .NET Framework
13 160 (2.22%) WPF
14 150 (2.08%) Hibernate
15 147 (2.04%) HTML5
16 146 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
17 140 (1.94%) Spring MVC
18 129 (1.79%) Middleware
19 114 (1.58%) JSON
20 110 (1.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2416 (33.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1187 (16.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1167 (16.19%) Derivative
4 933 (12.95%) Equities
5 663 (9.20%) Fixed Income
6 605 (8.40%) Computer Science
7 463 (6.43%) User Experience
8 424 (5.88%) Management Information System
9 390 (5.41%) Equity Derivative
10 381 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
11 368 (5.11%) Reference Data
12 322 (4.47%) Credit Risk
13 212 (2.94%) Algorithms
14 195 (2.71%) Data Structures
15 162 (2.25%) Linux Command Line
16 154 (2.14%) Blackberry
17 132 (1.83%) Virtual Team
18 130 (1.80%) Market Risk
19 122 (1.69%) OTC Derivatives
20 103 (1.43%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1177 (16.33%) Unix
2 769 (10.67%) Linux
3 706 (9.80%) Windows
4 157 (2.18%) Windows Server
5 144 (2.00%) Solaris
6 141 (1.96%) Windows 7
7 116 (1.61%) Apple iOS
8 110 (1.53%) Android
9 103 (1.43%) Mac OS X
10 100 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 57 (0.79%) Windows 10
12 43 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
13 37 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (0.083%) AIX
14 6 (0.083%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.083%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.069%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.028%) HPUX
16 2 (0.028%) OS/390
17 1 (0.014%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5610 (77.85%) Asset Management
2 5579 (77.42%) Wealth Management
3 2209 (30.66%) Agile Software Development
4 1844 (25.59%) SDLC
5 1433 (19.89%) Project Management
6 962 (13.35%) Business Analysis
7 880 (12.21%) Multithreading
8 777 (10.78%) Analytics
9 739 (10.26%) Scrum
10 732 (10.16%) Risk Management
11 678 (9.41%) Low Latency
12 631 (8.76%) OO
13 602 (8.35%) Software Engineering
14 552 (7.66%) Test Automation
15 525 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
16 516 (7.16%) BDD
17 450 (6.24%) OOD
18 444 (6.16%) TDD
19 417 (5.79%) Software Delivery
20 385 (5.34%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2559 (35.51%) Java
2 1221 (16.94%) SQL
3 779 (10.81%) C#
4 510 (7.08%) Python
5 436 (6.05%) C++
6 417 (5.79%) JavaScript
7 339 (4.70%) Shell Script
8 322 (4.47%) R
9 319 (4.43%) PL/SQL
10 288 (4.00%) Perl
11 177 (2.46%) PowerShell
12 110 (1.53%) C
13 98 (1.36%) Scala
14 84 (1.17%) MATLAB
15 77 (1.07%) Bash Shell
16 59 (0.82%) Groovy
17 55 (0.76%) VB
18 51 (0.71%) VBScript
19 39 (0.54%) VB.NET
20 38 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1169 (16.22%) Degree
2 379 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 154 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 150 (2.08%) MCSE
5 122 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
6 111 (1.54%) Master's Degree
7 102 (1.42%) CCA
8 76 (1.05%) CISSP
9 49 (0.68%) CISM
9 49 (0.68%) PMI Certification
10 48 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
11 45 (0.62%) CBAP
12 43 (0.60%) PMP
13 39 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
13 39 (0.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 37 (0.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 28 (0.39%) CCNP
16 25 (0.35%) CCIE
17 23 (0.32%) PhD
18 20 (0.28%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 731 (10.14%) QA
2 160 (2.22%) PMO
3 141 (1.96%) MiFID
4 108 (1.50%) Basel III
5 89 (1.24%) Data Quality
6 71 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
7 59 (0.82%) EMIR
8 31 (0.43%) ISO 20022
9 30 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 22 (0.31%) SLA
11 20 (0.28%) IFRS
11 20 (0.28%) IFRS 9
12 11 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 10 (0.14%) SEPA
14 9 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 5 (0.069%) GDPR
16 3 (0.042%) ISO 15022
17 2 (0.028%) AIFMD
17 2 (0.028%) COBIT
17 2 (0.028%) FATCA
System Software
1 207 (2.87%) Active Directory
2 134 (1.86%) XenDesktop
3 133 (1.85%) XenApp
4 71 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 49 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 48 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
7 34 (0.47%) Hyper-V
7 34 (0.47%) vSphere
8 31 (0.43%) XenServer
9 21 (0.29%) Docker
10 19 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
11 17 (0.24%) Postfix
12 8 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.042%) HDFS
14 2 (0.028%) GridGain
14 2 (0.028%) Virtual Servers
15 1 (0.014%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 133 (1.85%) SCCM
2 105 (1.46%) AirWatch
3 44 (0.61%) PowerBroker
4 33 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
5 25 (0.35%) Puppet
6 19 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (0.18%) Ansible
7 13 (0.18%) Control-M
8 7 (0.097%) Perfmon
8 7 (0.097%) Terraform
9 6 (0.083%) ITRS Geneos
10 5 (0.069%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.056%) BladeLogic
11 4 (0.056%) Kubernetes
11 4 (0.056%) Nagios
12 3 (0.042%) EnCase
13 2 (0.028%) Cisco UCCE
13 2 (0.028%) Cisco UCCX
13 2 (0.028%) Microsoft Intune
13 2 (0.028%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1192 (16.54%) Oracle
2 594 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 405 (5.62%) Murex
4 293 (4.07%) Sybase
5 200 (2.78%) ION Trading
6 187 (2.60%) Citrix
7 183 (2.54%) VMware
8 141 (1.96%) Tableau
9 131 (1.82%) ServiceNow
10 108 (1.50%) AppSense
11 107 (1.48%) Apple
11 107 (1.48%) McAfee
12 101 (1.40%) Red Hat
13 86 (1.19%) TIBCO
14 83 (1.15%) Bloomberg
15 72 (1.00%) Splunk
16 69 (0.96%) SAP
17 68 (0.94%) Cisco
17 68 (0.94%) Informatica
18 63 (0.87%) MicroStrategy