Period
to 18 June 2018

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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Investment Banking
England > London
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 60 136
Rank change year-on-year -41 +76 -42
Permanent jobs citing Investment Banking 2,200 3,304 1,997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.18% 4.73% 2.45%
As % of the General category 6.42% 9.27% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,057 1,648 1,660
London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £107,500 £102,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% - +3.85%

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 34,262 35,644 43,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.51% 51.05% 53.08%
Number of salaries quoted 26,714 28,359 36,927
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,250 £93,750 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £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 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 2018. 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 -81 234 £77,500 +24.00% 36
East London -1 23 £63,750 -1.92% 8
West London - 4 £80,000 - 9
Investment Banking
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, 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 2,200 (100.00%) Banking
2 1,728 (78.55%) Finance
3 1,003 (45.59%) Java
4 889 (40.41%) Problem-Solving
5 840 (38.18%) Investment Management
6 789 (35.86%) Low Latency
7 786 (35.73%) Risk Management
8 780 (35.45%) Financial Institution
9 776 (35.27%) Big Data
10 689 (31.32%) SQL
11 687 (31.23%) Degree
12 683 (31.05%) Innovative Thinking
13 678 (30.82%) Strategic Thinking
14 677 (30.77%) Cyberthreat
15 647 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
16 638 (29.00%) Analytical Skills
17 519 (23.59%) Front Office
18 486 (22.09%) JavaScript
19 455 (20.68%) C#
20 430 (19.55%) Computer Science
21 415 (18.86%) Python
22 383 (17.41%) AngularJS
23 364 (16.55%) OO
24 350 (15.91%) Equities
25 337 (15.32%) C++
26 334 (15.18%) Fixed Income
27 330 (15.00%) Analytics
27 330 (15.00%) SDLC
28 310 (14.09%) Linux
29 309 (14.05%) .NET

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
1 128 (5.82%) Apache Spark
2 72 (3.27%) Elasticsearch
3 42 (1.91%) Tomcat
4 37 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 36 (1.64%) Apache
6 33 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 29 (1.32%) MS Exchange
8 24 (1.09%) Confluence
9 17 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 15 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
11 13 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 13 (0.59%) CMS
11 13 (0.59%) IIS
12 12 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (0.45%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.32%) GemFire
15 7 (0.32%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.27%) SAS
17 5 (0.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 85 (3.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 57 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.091%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 24 (1.09%) thinkFolio
2 7 (0.32%) LatentZero
3 4 (0.18%) Actimize
3 4 (0.18%) Endur
3 4 (0.18%) JDE OneWorld
3 4 (0.18%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.18%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.18%) Summit
3 4 (0.18%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.14%) LongView
5 2 (0.091%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.091%) Eikon
5 2 (0.091%) Kondor
5 2 (0.091%) RMDS
6 1 (0.045%) Bloomberg AIM
6 1 (0.045%) EQXanite
6 1 (0.045%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.045%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 61 (2.77%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (1.45%) npm
4 24 (1.09%) Office 365
5 20 (0.91%) SaaS
6 17 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (0.68%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 15 (0.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 12 (0.55%) GitHub
9 9 (0.41%) PaaS
10 8 (0.36%) IaaS
11 6 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (0.14%) BPaaS
13 3 (0.14%) Datadog
13 3 (0.14%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.14%) Stackdriver
14 2 (0.091%) Serverless
15 1 (0.045%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 57 (2.59%) LAN
2 49 (2.23%) WAN
3 46 (2.09%) TCP/IP
4 45 (2.05%) Firewall
5 38 (1.73%) DNS
6 34 (1.55%) DHCP
7 29 (1.32%) BGP
8 25 (1.14%) Internet
9 23 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 23 (1.05%) Multicast
9 23 (1.05%) OSPF
10 21 (0.95%) MPLS
10 21 (0.95%) Network Security
11 17 (0.77%) NetScaler
12 16 (0.73%) Cisco IOS
12 16 (0.73%) Ethernet
12 16 (0.73%) HTTP
13 15 (0.68%) SNMP
14 11 (0.50%) Anycast
14 11 (0.50%) Quagga
Database & Business Intelligence
1 776 (35.27%) Big Data
2 229 (10.41%) SQL Server
3 208 (9.45%) Relational Database
4 165 (7.50%) MongoDB
5 157 (7.14%) NoSQL
6 124 (5.64%) DB2
7 117 (5.32%) Hadoop
8 77 (3.50%) RDBMS
9 55 (2.50%) Oracle Database
10 49 (2.23%) Blockchain
11 37 (1.68%) Data Lake
12 34 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
13 31 (1.41%) MemSQL
13 31 (1.41%) Sybase ASE
14 27 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 24 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
15 24 (1.09%) MySQL
16 23 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
17 21 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 103 (4.68%) Maven
2 80 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 78 (3.55%) JIRA
4 72 (3.27%) JUnit
5 65 (2.95%) Subversion
6 55 (2.50%) Jenkins
7 53 (2.41%) Cucumber
8 39 (1.77%) Gradle
9 34 (1.55%) Eclipse
10 30 (1.36%) NUnit
11 29 (1.32%) Jasmine
12 26 (1.18%) Mockito
13 25 (1.14%) Moq
13 25 (1.14%) Rhino Mocks
13 25 (1.14%) TeamCity
14 23 (1.05%) MSTest
15 22 (1.00%) Visual Studio
16 21 (0.95%) Karma Test Runner
16 21 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
17 20 (0.91%) FitNesse
General
1 2,200 (100.00%) Banking
2 1,728 (78.55%) Finance
3 780 (35.45%) Financial Institution
4 519 (23.59%) Front Office
5 89 (4.05%) Legal
6 68 (3.09%) Back Office
7 45 (2.05%) Retail Banking
8 43 (1.95%) Retail
9 28 (1.27%) Marketing
10 22 (1.00%) Law
11 20 (0.91%) Multimedia
12 18 (0.82%) Advertising
13 17 (0.77%) German Language
13 17 (0.77%) Telecoms
14 16 (0.73%) French Language
14 16 (0.73%) Italian Language
15 14 (0.64%) Prime Brokerage
16 11 (0.50%) Private Banking
16 11 (0.50%) Publishing
17 10 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 937 (42.59%) Developer
2 323 (14.68%) Java Developer
3 265 (12.05%) Analyst
4 178 (8.09%) C# Developer
5 141 (6.41%) Business Analyst
6 106 (4.82%) .NET Developer
7 97 (4.41%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 94 (4.27%) Software Engineer
9 85 (3.86%) Banking Analyst
10 81 (3.68%) Platform Engineer
11 75 (3.41%) Consultant
12 73 (3.32%) Junior
13 71 (3.23%) Senior Developer
14 70 (3.18%) C# .NET Developer
15 66 (3.00%) Applications Support
16 63 (2.86%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
17 62 (2.82%) JavaScript Developer
18 61 (2.77%) Front Office Developer
19 60 (2.73%) Junior Developer
20 59 (2.68%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 383 (17.41%) AngularJS
2 309 (14.05%) .NET
3 251 (11.41%) HTML
4 207 (9.41%) RESTful
5 201 (9.14%) Spring
6 181 (8.23%) React
7 166 (7.55%) Kafka
8 158 (7.18%) HTML5
9 137 (6.23%) WPF
10 130 (5.91%) Web Services
11 117 (5.32%) .NET Framework
12 115 (5.23%) WCF
13 107 (4.86%) REST
14 106 (4.82%) ASP.NET
15 101 (4.59%) CSS
16 93 (4.23%) FIX Protocol
17 87 (3.95%) Node.js
18 85 (3.86%) XML
19 82 (3.73%) Middleware
20 80 (3.64%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 677 (30.77%) Cyberthreat
2 638 (29.00%) Analytical Skills
3 430 (19.55%) Computer Science
4 350 (15.91%) Equities
5 334 (15.18%) Fixed Income
6 262 (11.91%) Derivative
7 223 (10.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 192 (8.73%) Fintech
9 183 (8.32%) Hedge funds
10 177 (8.05%) Algorithms
11 142 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
12 139 (6.32%) Data Structures
13 97 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
13 97 (4.41%) Management Information System
14 86 (3.91%) Data Centre
15 68 (3.09%) Virtual Team
16 65 (2.95%) Tandem
17 60 (2.73%) User Experience
18 54 (2.45%) Analytical Mindset
19 50 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 310 (14.09%) Linux
2 297 (13.50%) Unix
3 254 (11.55%) Windows
4 41 (1.86%) Windows 10
5 39 (1.77%) Windows Server
6 38 (1.73%) Windows 7
7 27 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (0.64%) Solaris
10 13 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.41%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.18%) Android
14 3 (0.14%) AIX
15 2 (0.091%) HPUX
16 1 (0.045%) CoreOS
16 1 (0.045%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.045%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 889 (40.41%) Problem-Solving
2 840 (38.18%) Investment Management
3 789 (35.86%) Low Latency
4 786 (35.73%) Risk Management
5 683 (31.05%) Innovative Thinking
6 678 (30.82%) Strategic Thinking
7 647 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 364 (16.55%) OO
9 330 (15.00%) Analytics
9 330 (15.00%) SDLC
10 276 (12.55%) TDD
11 215 (9.77%) Software Engineering
12 203 (9.23%) Project Management
13 173 (7.86%) Test Automation
14 162 (7.36%) Mathematics
15 156 (7.09%) Open Source
16 149 (6.77%) Asset Management
17 145 (6.59%) Multithreading
18 126 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
19 119 (5.41%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1,003 (45.59%) Java
2 689 (31.32%) SQL
3 486 (22.09%) JavaScript
4 455 (20.68%) C#
5 415 (18.86%) Python
6 337 (15.32%) C++
7 166 (7.55%) Perl
7 166 (7.55%) Scala
8 132 (6.00%) Shell Script
9 122 (5.55%) Java 8
10 101 (4.59%) PowerShell
11 93 (4.23%) Bash Shell
12 86 (3.91%) C
13 45 (2.05%) TypeScript
14 41 (1.86%) R
15 36 (1.64%) VBA
16 34 (1.55%) PL/SQL
17 28 (1.27%) Korn
17 28 (1.27%) MATLAB
18 27 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 687 (31.23%) Degree
2 194 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 85 (3.86%) Master's Degree
4 36 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (1.50%) CISSP
6 32 (1.45%) MCSE
7 27 (1.23%) PhD
8 24 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
9 23 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (1.00%) CISM
11 17 (0.77%) CCNA
12 12 (0.55%) CCNP
12 12 (0.55%) CISA
12 12 (0.55%) PMI Certification
13 11 (0.50%) CRISC
14 10 (0.45%) MBA
15 9 (0.41%) CISMP
15 9 (0.41%) CompTIA Security+
15 9 (0.41%) PMP
16 7 (0.32%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (7.23%) QA
2 70 (3.18%) MiFID
3 41 (1.86%) SLA
4 23 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.77%) PMO
6 14 (0.64%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 10 (0.45%) COBIT
8 8 (0.36%) EMIR
8 8 (0.36%) GDPR
9 6 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.18%) GCP
10 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
10 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.045%) IFRS
11 1 (0.045%) IFRS 9
11 1 (0.045%) UCITS
11 1 (0.045%) WCAG
System Software
1 79 (3.59%) Docker
2 59 (2.68%) Active Directory
3 25 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
6 12 (0.55%) HDFS
7 9 (0.41%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.23%) vSphere
9 4 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 4 (0.18%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.18%) XenApp
9 4 (0.18%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.091%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.045%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 43 (1.95%) SCCM
2 28 (1.27%) Puppet
3 27 (1.23%) Ansible
3 27 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (0.82%) Kubernetes
5 16 (0.73%) Control-M
5 16 (0.73%) Kibana
6 14 (0.64%) ITRS Geneos
7 12 (0.55%) WSUS
8 10 (0.45%) WMI
9 8 (0.36%) CFEngine
9 8 (0.36%) Salt
10 7 (0.32%) HP Fortify
11 6 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.23%) Mesos
12 5 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (0.18%) Consul
13 4 (0.18%) logstash
13 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 229 (10.41%) Oracle
2 220 (10.00%) Sybase
3 195 (8.86%) Microsoft
4 82 (3.73%) Bloomberg
5 47 (2.14%) Citrix
6 46 (2.09%) Fidessa
7 41 (1.86%) Cisco
8 40 (1.82%) Tableau
9 37 (1.68%) Reuters
9 37 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
10 36 (1.64%) Calypso
11 30 (1.36%) TIBCO
12 25 (1.14%) Tradeweb
13 24 (1.09%) FXall
14 23 (1.05%) Splunk
15 21 (0.95%) Charles River
15 21 (0.95%) IBM
15 21 (0.95%) Juniper
15 21 (0.95%) Murex
16 20 (0.91%) MarketAxess